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Eli Manning 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
New Orleans, LA
Isidore Newman HS [New Orleans, LA]
Drafted: 2004 San Diego Chargers
(Round: 1 #1)
|Eli Manning 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
|Eli Manning Previous Years Stats
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|Eli Manning 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Eli Manning has beaten his fantasy projection 7 out of 12 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy QB ranking was #4 in 2005, and he has had a total of 6 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Manning's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
, and he was one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 24).
Career Experience Outlook:
Manning 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 0.14 from their 12th year.
Throughout his career Manning has averaged 1.45 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 (2.305) pts per game for Manning. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Nikita Whitlock has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rueben Randle (2015 Avg: 5.49 Pts/Game) has left the team and Victor Cruz has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Will Tye (2015 Avg: 3.75 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Larry Donnell (2015 Avg: 2.89 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Danny Aiken has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Manning played last year (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (91 - 101 - 0 0.474%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,795) compared to this season's teams (4,512) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Manning had a lower fantasy avg (20.74 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (20.85 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Manning faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.23 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 0 Top 5 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (247 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Manning has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (18.97 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (17.34 pts per game), 2nd quarter (16.91 pts per game) and 4th quarter (16.19 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 5 (21.51 pts per game), week 2 (20.57 pts per game) and week 4 (19.97 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 6 (14.09 pts per game), week 16 (14.62 pts per game) and week 13 (15.26 pts per game).