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Joe Flacco 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Joe Flacco Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #5
Position: Quarterback
Career: 8 Years
Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Audubon, NJ
High School: Audubon HS [Audubon, NJ]
College: Delaware
Drafted: 2008 Baltimore Ravens (Round: 1 #18)

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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Joe Flacco 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
210.34 18.29 1 13.00 20.19 19 --
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
8 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Joe Flacco Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Ravens1000027911423300201.8520.19
2014 Ravens1600039862770200299.3018.71
2013 Ravens16000391219131100271.7016.98
Joe Flacco 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Joe Flacco has beaten his fantasy projection 5 out of 8 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy QB ranking was #12 in 2010, and he has had a total of 5 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Flacco's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 22).
Career Experience Outlook:
Flacco 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 Flacco has averaged 1.31 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 higher fantasy average of (0.64) pts per game for Flacco. At the Quarterback position: Ryan Mallett (2015 Avg: 12.76 Pts/Game) is no longer starting. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Javorius Allen (2015 Avg: 5.45 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Justin Forsett (2015 Avg: 8.38 Pts/Game) and Lorenzo Taliaferro (2015 Avg: 4.05 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Chris Givens (2015 Avg: 2.31 Pts/Game) has left the team and Steve Smith (2015 Avg: 7.36 Pts/Game) and Mike Wallace (2015 Avg: 2.59 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Maxx Williams (2015 Avg: 1.62 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Benjamin Watson (2015 Avg: 4.83 Pts/Game) and Crockett Gillmore (2015 Avg: 4.46 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: John Urschel is no longer starting, Morgan Cox and Kelechi Osemele have left the team and Jeremy Zuttah, Eugene Monroe and Ronnie Stanley have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Flacco played last year (105 - 103 - 0 0.505%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 109 - 0 0.476%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,879) compared to last season's teams (4,554) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Flacco had a lower fantasy avg (14.50 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (23.98 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Flacco faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.69 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (256 yds/game including 1 Top 10 Defense and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Flacco has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (17.91 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (17.34 pts per game), 3rd quarter (16.79 pts per game) and 4th quarter (15.35 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (21.56 pts per game), week 3 (19.40 pts per game) and week 14 (18.59 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (14.57 pts per game), week 11 (15.14 pts per game) and week 7 (15.25 pts per game).
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