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Josh McCown 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Josh McCown Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #12
Position: Quarterback
Career: 13 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 215
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Jacksonville, TX
High School: Jacksonville HS [TX]
College: Sam Houston State
Drafted: 2002 Arizona Cardinals (Round: 3 #81)

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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Josh McCown 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
48.07 13.58 2 6.50 -- -- --
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
11 No No No No No No No Yes Yes
Josh McCown Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Browns5000110062100075.1015.02
2015 Browns800021091298100157.2519.66
2014 Buccaneers11000220611127300174.0015.82
Josh McCown 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Josh McCown has beaten his fantasy projection 9 out of 13 years, including the last 5. His best fantasy QB ranking was #26 in 2004.
Fantasy Trends:
McCown fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 5 out of the last 7 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
McCown is entering his 14th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 14th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 2.68 from their 13th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career McCown has averaged 5.39 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:
At the Quarterback position: Ryan Fitzpatrick (2016 Avg: 13.18 Pts/Game) has left the team. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Connor Harris has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Brandon Marshall (2016 Avg: 3.82 Pts/Game) has left the team and Robby Anderson (2016 Avg: 3.50 Pts/Game) and Charone Peake (2016 Avg: .93 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Brandon Bostick (2016 Avg: .53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jordan Leggett has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Brent Qvale is no longer starting, Tanner Purdum has left the team and Kelvin Beachum and Brian Winters have been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Nicholas Folk (2016 Avg: 6.56 Pts/Game) has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule McCown played last year (115 - 93 - 2 0.553%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 92 - 0 0.523%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,529) compared to this season's teams (4,522) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
McCown had a lower fantasy avg (12.76 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (24.05 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, McCown faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.25 - 3 Top 10 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (243 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career McCown has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (18.91 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (13.74 pts per game), 3rd quarter (13.15 pts per game) and 1st quarter (12.17 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 5 (28.83 pts per game), week 14 (18.59 pts per game) and week 8 (16.60 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (9.28 pts per game), week 1 (9.47 pts per game) and week 3 (10.52 pts per game).
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