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Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Matt Cassel Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #16
Position: Quarterback
Career: 12 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Northridge, CA
High School: Chatsworth HS [CA]
College: USC
Drafted: 2005 New England Patriots (Round: 7 #230)

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
Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
36.39 10.31 2 4.00 10.82 38 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2016 Better Defenses in 2016 Better Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
13 Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Matt Cassel Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Titans100000-1000-.10-.10
2015 Cowboys8000127557800086.5510.82
2014 Vikings300042531800032.0510.68
2013 Vikings1300018071157100135.0510.39
Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Matt Cassel has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 11 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #8 in 2008, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Cassel's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 4 years, and has been trending up 5 out of the past 7 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 100).
Career Experience Outlook:
Cassel is entering his 12th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 12th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.04 from their 11th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Cassel has averaged 5.72 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Bills to the Titans.
Player Turnover:
At the Running Back/Full Back position: Antonio Andrews (2015 Avg: 5.98 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and DeMarco Murray (2015 Avg: 8.53 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rishard Matthews (2015 Avg: 5.75 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Andy Gallik and Quinton Spain are no longer starting, Byron Bell and Beau Brinkley have left the team, Jeremiah Poutasi is now starting and Brian Schwenke and Jack Conklin have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Cassel played last year (114 - 94 - 0 0.548%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 109 - 0 0.476%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,792) compared to last season's teams (4,774) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Cassel had a lower fantasy avg (7.33 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (16.63 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Cassel will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.46 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (237 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Cassel has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (15.34 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (13.68 pts per game), 1st quarter (13.24 pts per game) and 4th quarter (12.99 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (19.81 pts per game), week 9 (17.44 pts per game) and week 12 (17.25 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (10.74 pts per game), week 14 (11.17 pts per game) and week 6 (11.85 pts per game).
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