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Ben Roethlisberger 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Ben Roethlisberger Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #7
Position: Quarterback
Career: 13 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 241
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Lima, OH
High School: Findlay HS [OH]
College: Miami (Ohio)
Drafted: 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers (Round: 1 #11)

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
Ben Roethlisberger 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
256.48 18.10 1 13.00 20.38 7 --
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
9 No No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Ben Roethlisberger Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Steelers1400038192914100285.3520.38
2015 Steelers1200039332129000262.5521.88
2014 Steelers1600049523227000346.3021.64
Ben Roethlisberger 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Ben Roethlisberger has beaten his fantasy projection 10 out of 13 years, including the last 4. His best fantasy QB ranking was #6 in 2009 and 2014, and he has had a total of 6 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Roethlisberger 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 one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 23).
Career Experience Outlook:
Roethlisberger 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 Roethlisberger has averaged 2.93 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 (0.83) pts per game for Roethlisberger.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Roethlisberger played last year (111 - 97 - 2 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 1 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,605) compared to last season's teams (4,556) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Roethlisberger had a better fantasy avg (23.06 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (17.70 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 Roethlisberger doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Roethlisberger will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.54 - 5 Top 10 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Roethlisberger has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (19.13 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (18.65 pts per game), 4th quarter (18.58 pts per game) and 1st quarter (17.98 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (21.52 pts per game), week 13 (21.26 pts per game) and week 5 (20.08 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (15.19 pts per game), week 14 (16.96 pts per game) and week 3 (17.00 pts per game).
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