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Matthew Stafford 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Matthew Stafford Bio & Career Stats

Matthew Stafford picture
Jersey: #9
Position: Quarterback
Career: 8 Years
Height: 6-3
Weight: 232
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: Highland Park HS [Dallas, TX]
College: Georgia
Drafted: 2009 Detroit Lions (Round: 1 #1)

Quarterback Rankings:
<< Russell Wilson    Carson Palmer >>
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
Matthew Stafford 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
297.60 18.60 1 16.00 20.07 10 --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
7 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Matthew Stafford Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Lions16000432724207200321.0520.07
2015 Lions161-60426232159100330.7020.67
2014 Lions1600042572293200300.1518.76
Matthew Stafford 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Matthew Stafford has been above his projection the last 2 years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #4 in 2013, and he has had a total of 5 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Stafford fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 4 out of the past 6 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was also one of the top 10 most consistent players overall (ranked 10).
Career Experience Outlook:
Stafford 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 0.25 from their 8th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Stafford has averaged 3.08 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2016 was 16.86.
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 (1.065) pts per game for Stafford. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Theo Riddick (2016 Avg: 9.03 Pts/Game) has left the team and Zach Zenner (2016 Avg: 6.11 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Stafford played last year (100 - 107 - 1 0.483%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 108 - 2 0.478%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,792) compared to last season's teams (4,744) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Stafford had a lower fantasy avg (20.05 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (20.08 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, Stafford faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (244 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Stafford has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (21.13 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (21.10 pts per game), 4th quarter (20.52 pts per game) and 1st quarter (19.82 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (24.50 pts per game), week 8 (22.84 pts per game) and week 11 (22.71 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (16.12 pts per game), week 15 (17.90 pts per game) and week 9 (18.06 pts per game).



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