Player Fantasy Projection
Eddie Royal 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Eddie Royal Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Westfield HS [Chantilly, VA]
Drafted: 2008 Denver Broncos
(Round: 2 #42)
|Eddie Royal 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
|Eddie Royal 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|
|Eddie Royal 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Eddie Royal was below his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #22 in 2008.
Royal fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).