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Cam Newton 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Cam Newton Bio & Career Stats

Cam Newton picture
Jersey: #1
Position: Quarterback
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 244
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: College Park, GA
High School: Westlake HS [Fulton County, GA]
College: Auburn
Drafted: 2011 Carolina Panthers (Round: 1 #1)

Quarterback Rankings:
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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
Cam Newton 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
290.44 19.26 1 15.50 19.89 12 --
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 Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Cam Newton Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Panthers15000350919359500298.3519.89
2015 Panthers160003837356361000420.4526.28
2014 Panthers14000312718539500294.2521.02
Cam Newton 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Cam Newton has been below his fantasy projection 4 out of 6 years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #1 in 2015, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Newton fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 19).
Career Experience Outlook:
Newton is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 7th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.72 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Newton has averaged 6.33 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2016 was 16.86.
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 (0.75) pts per game for Newton. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Mike Tolbert (2016 Avg: 1.40 Pts/Game) has left the team and Darrel Young has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2016 Avg: 4.46 Pts/Game) has left the team, Devin Funchess (2016 Avg: 3.55 Pts/Game) is now starting and Curtis Samuel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Tyler Larsen is no longer starting, J.J. Jansen and Mike Remmers have left the team, Trai Turner is now starting and Ryan Kalil and Matt Kalil have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Newton played last year (104 - 101 - 3 0.507%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 107 - 0 0.488%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,947) compared to last season's teams (4,863) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Newton had a lower fantasy avg (19.62 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (20.20 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Newton faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.85 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Newton has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (23.48 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (23.36 pts per game), 3rd quarter (22.88 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (22.26 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (28.64 pts per game), week 13 (27.61 pts per game) and week 2 (27.54 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (18.68 pts per game), week 10 (19.42 pts per game) and week 7 (20.55 pts per game).
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