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Eddie Royal 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Eddie Royal Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #19
Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 8 Years
Height: 5-10
Weight: 182
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Chantilly, VA
High School: Westfield HS [Chantilly, VA]
College: Virginia Tech
Drafted: 2008 Denver Broncos (Round: 2 #42)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
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Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Eddie Royal 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
37.08 3.59 2 12.00 1.98 110 --
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
9 No No Yes No No No No No Yes
Eddie Royal Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Bears937238100-100017.801.98
2014 Chargers16627787001400082.305.14
2013 Chargers16476318002100081.655.10
Eddie Royal 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Eddie Royal was below his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #22 in 2008.
Fantasy Trends:
Royal fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 293rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Royal is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 9th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.22 from their 8th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Royal has averaged 0.66 fantasy pts per game less 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. Coming off an Injury.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.507) pts per game for Royal. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Matt Forte (2015 Avg: 11.63 Pts/Game) and Khari Lee (2015 Avg: .18 Pts/Game) have left the team and Jeremy Langford (2015 Avg: 7.31 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Kevin White has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Patrick Scales and Matt Slauson have left the team and Bobby Massie and Cody Whitehair have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Royal played last year (112 - 96 - 0 0.538%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (90 - 118 - 0 0.433%), and this season's teams gave up more points (5,046) compared to last season's teams (4,508) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Royal had a lower fantasy avg (0.93 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.07 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, Royal 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: 19.77 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (237 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Royal has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (5.28 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (3.80 pts per game), 4th quarter (3.16 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (2.24 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 4 (7.50 pts per game), week 9 (7.30 pts per game) and week 2 (5.99 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (1.14 pts per game), week 15 (1.50 pts per game) and week 14 (1.59 pts per game).
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