Player Fantasy Projection
Brandon Marshall 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Brandon Marshall Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
230Brandon Marshall FAQs
Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Lake Howell HS [Winter Park, FL]
Drafted: 2006 Denver Broncos
(Round: 4 #119)
|Brandon Marshall 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
|Brandon Marshall Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Brandon Marshall 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Brandon Marshall beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #1 in 2012, and he has had a total of 2 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Marshall beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 45).
Career Experience Outlook:
Marshall is entering his 11th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 11th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.1 from their 10th year.
Throughout his career Marshall has averaged 2.98 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.289) pts per game for Marshall. At the Quarterback position: Ryan Fitzpatrick (2015 Avg: 20.45 Pts/Game) has left the team and Geno Smith (2015 Avg: 22.65 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Chris Ivory (2015 Avg: 11.06 Pts/Game) has left the team and Matt Forte (2015 Avg: 11.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Jeff Cumberland (2015 Avg: .64 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jace Amaro has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: D'Brickashaw Ferguson and Tanner Purdum have left the team and Ryan Clady has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Randy Bullock (2015 Avg: 7.18 Pts/Game) has left the team and Nicholas Folk (2015 Avg: 8.29 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Marshall plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (87 - 121 - 0 0.418%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,111) compared to this season's teams (4,166) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Marshall surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (10.25 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (9.84 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Marshall will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.75 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 21.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (251 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Marshall has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (7.73 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (7.64 pts per game), 3rd quarter (7.62 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (5.52 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (10.67 pts per game), week 10 (9.33 pts per game) and week 2 (8.81 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (3.27 pts per game), week 7 (4.55 pts per game) and week 11 (5.41 pts per game).