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Sam Bradford 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Oklahoma City, OK
Putnam City North HS [Oklahoma City, OK]
Drafted: 2010 St. Louis Rams
(Round: 1 #1)
|Sam Bradford 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
|Sam Bradford Previous Years Stats
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|Sam Bradford 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Sam Bradford has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #18 in 2012, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Bradford beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was also one of the top 10 most consistent players overall (ranked 10).
Career Experience Outlook:
Bradford is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.37 from their 5th year.
Throughout his career Bradford has averaged 2.22 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (2.335) pts per game for Bradford. At the Running Back/Full Back position: DeMarco Murray (2015 Avg: 8.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ryan Mathews (2015 Avg: 7.94 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Riley Cooper (2015 Avg: 3.15 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Matt Tobin is no longer starting, Jon Dorenbos has left the team and Brandon Brooks has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Bradford played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,831) compared to this season's teams (4,670) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Bradford had a lower fantasy avg (17.03 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (18.12 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, Bradford faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.92 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (244 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Bradford has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (16.18 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (16.13 pts per game), 2nd quarter (14.95 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (14.87 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 2 (21.00 pts per game), week 15 (20.82 pts per game) and week 16 (18.57 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (9.77 pts per game), week 9 (10.20 pts per game) and week 13 (12.03 pts per game).