Player Fantasy Projection
Marc Mariani 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Marc Mariani Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Havre HS [MT]
Drafted: 2010 Tennessee Titans
(Round: 7 #222)
|Marc Mariani 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
|Marc Mariani Previous Years Stats
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|Marc Mariani 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Marc Mariani has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 4 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #123 in 2015.
Mariani beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 2 out of the past 3 years.
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 74).
Career Experience Outlook:
Mariani is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.07 from their 4th year.
Throughout his career Mariani has averaged 3.74 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.34) pts per game for Mariani. 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 Mariani 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:
Mariani had a lower fantasy avg (0.73 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.16 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, Mariani 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 Mariani has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (2.07 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (0.93 pts per game), 2nd quarter (0.60 pts per game) and 1st quarter (0.53 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (0.73 pts per game), week 13 ( pts per game) and week 14 ( pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 9 (0.73 pts per game).