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Dan Orlovsky 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Dan Orlovsky Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #6
Position: Quarterback
Career: 10 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT
High School: Shelton HS [CT]
College: Connecticut
Drafted: 2005 Detroit Lions (Round: 5 #145)

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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
Dan Orlovsky 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
26.72 7.57 2 2.00 -- -- --
2016 Bye Week Team Change 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
10 No No No No No No No No No
Dan Orlovsky Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Lions20002011000013.056.53
2014 Lions0000000000.00.00
Dan Orlovsky 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Dan Orlovsky has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 10 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #33 in 2008.
Fantasy Trends:
Orlovsky fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 6 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Orlovsky 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.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Orlovsky has averaged 12.38 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.
Player Turnover:
At the Running Back/Full Back position: Joique Bell (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ameer Abdullah (2015 Avg: 5.43 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Calvin Johnson (2015 Avg: 7.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Timothy Wright (2015 Avg: 3.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brandon Pettigrew (2015 Avg: 1.87 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Ola is no longer starting, Don Muhlbach has left the team and Taylor Decker has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Sam Martin has left the team and Matt Prater (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Orlovsky played last year (110 - 98 - 0 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (85 - 107 - 0 0.443%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,715) compared to last season's teams (4,615) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Orlovsky had a better fantasy avg (6.53 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0 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 Orlovsky doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Orlovsky faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (240 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Orlovsky has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (12.57 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (9.04 pts per game), 3rd quarter (6.83 pts per game) and 1st quarter (0.65 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (10.90 pts per game), week 16 (10.83 pts per game) and week 7 (9.50 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 2 (0.65 pts per game), week 15 (8.00 pts per game) and week 8 (8.18 pts per game).
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