Player Fantasy Projection
Matt Forte 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Matt Forte Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Lake Charles, LA
Slidell HS [Slidell, LA]
Drafted: 2008 Chicago Bears
(Round: 2 #44)
|Matt Forte 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Matt Forte 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|
|Matt Forte 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Matt Forte has been below his projection the last 2 years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #3 in 2013, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Forte's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 4 out of the past 6 years.
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 41).
Career Experience Outlook:
Forte is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 9th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.29 from their 8th year.
Throughout his career Forte has averaged 6.36 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Bears to the Jets.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a higher fantasy average of (0.253) pts per game for Forte. 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. 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 Forte played last year (112 - 96 - 0 0.538%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,508) compared to this season's teams (4,166) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Forte had a lower fantasy avg (10.86 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.88 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Forte faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.85 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.75 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (107 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (106 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Forte has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (14.46 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (11.71 pts per game), 4th quarter (11.69 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (10.88 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 1 (16.19 pts per game), week 5 (15.92 pts per game) and week 8 (15.59 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 2 (8.19 pts per game), week 10 (8.64 pts per game) and week 3 (9.05 pts per game).