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Matt Ryan 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Matt Ryan Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #2
Position: Quarterback
Career: 9 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 220
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Exton, PA
High School: Willia, Penn Charter School [Philadelphia, PA]
College: Boston College
Drafted: 2008 Atlanta Falcons (Round: 1 #3)

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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
Matt Ryan 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
282.88 17.68 1 11.33 18.68 24 --
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
11 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Matt Ryan Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Falcons200073051000052.5026.25
2015 Falcons1600045912163000298.8518.68
2014 Falcons16000469428145000333.2020.83
2013 Falcons1600045152655000309.2519.33
Matt Ryan 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
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.
Fantasy Trends:
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.
Player Consistency:
, 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.
Position Outlook:
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.
Player Turnover:
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.
Schedule Difficulty:
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.
Defenses:
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).
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