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Cam Newton 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Birth Date: ,
College Park, GA
Westlake HS [Fulton County, GA]
Drafted: 2011 Carolina Panthers
(Round: 1 #1)
|Cam Newton 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
|Cam Newton Previous Years Stats
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|Cam Newton 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Cam Newton has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #1 in 2015, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Newton's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 12).
Career Experience Outlook:
Newton 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 Newton has averaged 6.99 fantasy pts per game more 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 (2.6325) pts per game for Newton. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2015 Avg: 7.35 Pts/Game) and Corey Brown (2015 Avg: 3.58 Pts/Game) are no longer starting, Devin Funchess (2015 Avg: 3.83 Pts/Game) is now starting and Kelvin Benjamin has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: J.J. Jansen has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Newton plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (92 - 116 - 0 0.442%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,055) compared to this season's teams (4,276) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Newton surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (29.81 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (25.10 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Newton will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.33 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Newton has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (24.88 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (23.51 pts per game), 3rd quarter (23.44 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (22.34 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 13 (30.47 pts per game), week 6 (28.75 pts per game) and week 14 (26.88 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (17.81 pts per game), week 5 (18.68 pts per game) and week 1 (20.44 pts per game).