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Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Birth Date: ,
Chatsworth HS [CA]
Drafted: 2005 New England Patriots
(Round: 7 #230)
|Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Projection
||*Avg Games Played
||2015 Fantasy Ranking
|2016 Bye Week
||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
|Matt Cassel Previous Years Stats
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|Matt Cassel 2016 Fantasy Analysis
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.
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.
, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).