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LeSean McCoy 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

LeSean McCoy Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #29
Position: Running Back
Career: 8 Years
Height: 5-10
Weight: 198
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: --
College: Pittsburgh
Drafted: 2009 Philadelphia Eagles (Round: 2 #53)

Running Back Rankings:
<< David Johnson    Melvin Gordon >>
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
LeSean McCoy 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
196.94 13.20 1 13.50 15.23 4 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
6 No Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes
LeSean McCoy Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Bills155135610012671300228.5015.23
2015 Bills1232292200895300134.1011.18
2014 Eagles16281550001319500169.6510.60
LeSean McCoy 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
LeSean McCoy has beaten his fantasy projection 6 out of 8 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy RB ranking was #1 in 2011, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
McCoy'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 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 73).
Career Experience Outlook:
McCoy 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 0.52 from their 8th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career McCoy has averaged 6.74 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (0.055) pts per game for McCoy. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Jerome Felton (2016 Avg: .38 Pts/Game) has left the team and Patrick DiMarco (2016 Avg: 1.23 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Robert Woods (2016 Avg: 2.87 Pts/Game) has left the team and Zay Jones has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jordan Mills and Ryan Groy are no longer starting, Garrison Sanborn has left the team and Eric Wood and Dion Dawkins have been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Dan Carpenter (2016 Avg: 6.06 Pts/Game) has left the team and Steven Hauschka (2016 Avg: 8.00 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule McCoy plays this year (109 - 83 - 1 0.568%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (94 - 113 - 3 0.454%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,811) compared to this season's teams (4,408) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
McCoy had a lower fantasy avg (12.44 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (17.68 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, McCoy faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.00 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career McCoy has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (12.80 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (12.67 pts per game), 3rd quarter (12.40 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (12.24 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (15.64 pts per game), week 13 (14.83 pts per game) and week 2 (14.36 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (5.84 pts per game), week 4 (9.92 pts per game) and week 10 (10.76 pts per game).
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