Player Fantasy Projection
LeGarrette Blount 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
LeGarrette Blount Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Taylor County HS [Perry, FL]
|LeGarrette Blount 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|LeGarrette Blount 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|
|LeGarrette Blount 2016 Fantasy Analysis
LeGarrette Blount has beaten his fantasy projection 4 out of 6 years, including the last 3. His best fantasy RB ranking was #23 in 2015 and 2010, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Blount's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 3 years.
, and he was ranked the 195th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Blount is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 7th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.9 from their 6th year.
Throughout his career Blount has averaged 2.44 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.062) pts per game for Blount. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James White (2015 Avg: 5.65 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Dion Lewis (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Julian Edelman (2015 Avg: 8.77 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2015 Avg: 3.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Marcus Cannon and Josh Kline are no longer starting, Joe Cardona has left the team, Tre Jackson is now starting and Nate Solder has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Blount plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (97 - 111 - 0 0.466%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,894) compared to this season's teams (4,079) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Blount had a lower fantasy avg (6.65 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (10.98 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Blount will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 5 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (110 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (101 yds/game - 7 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Blount has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (8.54 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (8.15 pts per game), 1st quarter (8.00 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (6.00 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (12.42 pts per game), week 3 (11.69 pts per game) and week 4 (10.50 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (2.15 pts per game), week 1 (2.63 pts per game) and week 5 (4.30 pts per game).