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Matt Ryan 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Willia, Penn Charter School [Philadelphia, PA]
Drafted: 2008 Atlanta Falcons
(Round: 1 #3)
|Matt Ryan 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
|Matt Ryan Previous Years Stats
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|Matt Ryan 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Matt Ryan has beaten his fantasy projection 5 out of 8 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #5 in 2012, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Ryan fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 3 out of the last 5 years.
, and he was also one of the top 5 most consistent players overall (ranked 2).
Career Experience Outlook:
Ryan is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 9th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.68 from their 8th year.
Throughout his career Ryan has averaged 2.85 fantasy pts per game more 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.74) pts per game for Ryan. At the Wide Receiver position: Roddy White (2015 Avg: 2.24 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mohamed Sanu (2015 Avg: 2.43 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Mike Person is no longer starting, Josh Harris has left the team and Alex Mack has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Matt Bosher and Shayne Graham (2015 Avg: 8.20 Pts/Game) have left the team and Matt Bryant (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ryan plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (95 - 113 - 0 0.457%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,107) compared to this season's teams (4,311) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ryan had a lower fantasy avg (14.86 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (20.41 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Ryan will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.83 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.08 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (252 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (240 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ryan has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (19.77 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (19.07 pts per game), 4th quarter (18.34 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (17.50 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (21.76 pts per game), week 8 (20.98 pts per game) and week 1 (20.78 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (15.17 pts per game), week 9 (16.55 pts per game) and week 15 (17.05 pts per game).