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Matt Cassel 2017 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:
<< Mark Sanchez    Matt Schaub >>
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 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
73.10 5.90 2 6.00 -- -- --
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
8 No No No No No No Yes No No
Matt Cassel Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Titans40002842300020.505.13
2015 Cowboys8000127557800086.5510.82
2014 Vikings300042531800032.0510.68
Matt Cassel 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Matt Cassel has been below his fantasy projection 8 out of 12 years. 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 fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 4 out of the last 6 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Cassel 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 Cassel has averaged 6.22 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:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (1) pts per game for Cassel.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Cassel played last year (99 - 110 - 0 0.474%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (92 - 115 - 3 0.444%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,872) compared to last season's teams (4,858) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Cassel had a better fantasy avg (5.30 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.95 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 Cassel doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Cassel will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

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 1st quarter (13.24 pts per game), 2nd quarter (13.09 pts per game) and 4th quarter (12.78 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (17.69 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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