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Derek Anderson 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Derek Anderson Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #3
Position: Quarterback
Career: 13 Years
Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Portland, OR
High School: Scappoose HS [OR]
College: Oregon State
Drafted: 2005 Baltimore Ravens (Round: 6 #213)

Quarterback Rankings:
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Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Derek Anderson 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
26.80 7.57 2 3.50 -- -- --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No No No No No No No No No
Derek Anderson Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Panthers40004532400029.057.26
2015 Panthers3000360-20001.60.53
2014 Panthers600070152400052.458.74
Derek Anderson 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Derek Anderson has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 12 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #5 in 2007.
Fantasy Trends:
Anderson beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Anderson is entering his 13th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 13th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.65 from their 12th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Anderson has averaged 9.07 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2016 was 16.86.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
At the Running Back/Full Back position: Mike Tolbert (2016 Avg: 1.40 Pts/Game) has left the team and Darrel Young has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2016 Avg: 4.46 Pts/Game) has left the team, Devin Funchess (2016 Avg: 3.55 Pts/Game) is now starting and Curtis Samuel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Tyler Larsen is no longer starting, J.J. Jansen and Mike Remmers have left the team, Trai Turner is now starting and Ryan Kalil and Matt Kalil have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Anderson played last year (104 - 101 - 3 0.507%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 107 - 0 0.488%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,947) compared to last season's teams (4,863) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Anderson had a better fantasy avg (9.63 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.15 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Anderson doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Anderson faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.85 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Anderson has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (14.05 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (12.16 pts per game), 1st quarter (11.89 pts per game) and 4th quarter (10.50 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (19.62 pts per game), week 10 (17.38 pts per game) and week 9 (17.20 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (6.35 pts per game), week 3 (8.27 pts per game) and week 5 (9.25 pts per game).
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