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Jay Cutler 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Santa Claus, IN
Heritage HS [Lincoln City, IN]
Drafted: 2006 Denver Broncos
(Round: 1 #11)
|Jay Cutler 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
|Jay Cutler Previous Years Stats
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|Jay Cutler 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Jay Cutler has been below his fantasy projection 6 out of 10 years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #5 in 2008, and he has had a total of 5 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Cutler fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 6 out of the past 8 years.
, and he was also one of the top 5 most consistent players overall (ranked 4).
Career Experience Outlook:
Cutler is entering his 11th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 11th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.3 from their 10th year.
Throughout his career Cutler has averaged 1.34 fantasy pts per game more 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (1.365) pts per game for Cutler. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Matt Forte (2015 Avg: 11.63 Pts/Game) and Khari Lee (2015 Avg: .18 Pts/Game) have left the team and Jeremy Langford (2015 Avg: 7.31 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Kevin White has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Matt Slauson and Patrick Scales have left the team and Bobby Massie and Cody Whitehair have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Cutler played last year (112 - 96 - 0 0.538%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (90 - 118 - 0 0.433%), and this season's teams gave up more points (5,046) compared to last season's teams (4,508) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Cutler had a lower fantasy avg (17.43 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (18.94 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, Cutler faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.85 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.77 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (237 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Cutler has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (18.60 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (17.97 pts per game), 4th quarter (17.16 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (16.40 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 1 (21.28 pts per game), week 6 (20.48 pts per game) and week 5 (20.31 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 11 (13.91 pts per game), week 7 (14.25 pts per game) and week 12 (15.66 pts per game).