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Carson Palmer 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Carson Palmer Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #9
Position: Quarterback
Career: 14 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Fresno, CA
High School: Santa Margarita HS [Rancho Santa Margarita, CA]
College: USC
Drafted: 2003 Cincinnati Bengals (Round: 1 #1)

Quarterback Rankings:
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Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Carson Palmer 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
267.06 18.52 1 15.50 19.58 16 --
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
8 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Carson Palmer Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Cardinals1500042372638000293.6519.58
2015 Cardinals1600046713524100346.9521.68
2014 Cardinals600016261125000116.8019.47
Carson Palmer 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Carson Palmer has beaten his fantasy projection 11 out of 14 years, including the last 8. His best fantasy QB ranking was #2 in 2005, and he has had a total of 5 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Palmer fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 3 out of the last 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was also one of the top 5 most consistent players overall (ranked 3).
Career Experience Outlook:
Palmer is entering his 15th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 15th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 1.94 from their 14th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Palmer has averaged 1.08 fantasy pts per game more 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:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.77) pts per game for Palmer.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Palmer plays this year (102 - 104 - 2 0.495%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (101 - 106 - 2 0.488%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,942) compared to this season's teams (4,695) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Palmer surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (19.59 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (19.56 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Palmer will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.08 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.46 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (243 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Palmer has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (19.92 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (18.40 pts per game), 1st quarter (17.76 pts per game) and 4th quarter (16.58 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 11 (21.34 pts per game), week 9 (20.50 pts per game) and week 2 (19.87 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (14.94 pts per game), week 16 (14.94 pts per game) and week 4 (16.30 pts per game).
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