Player Fantasy Projection
DeMarco Murray 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
DeMarco Murray Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2011 Dallas Cowboys
(Round: 3 #71)
|DeMarco Murray 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
|DeMarco Murray Previous Years Stats
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|DeMarco Murray 2016 Fantasy Analysis
DeMarco Murray has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #1 in 2014, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 20 ranking.
Murray fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 121st most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Murray is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.26 from their 5th year.
Throughout his career Murray has averaged 4.92 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. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Eagles to the Titans.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.372) pts per game for Murray. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Antonio Andrews (2015 Avg: 5.98 Pts/Game) is no longer starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Rishard Matthews (2015 Avg: 5.75 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Andy Gallik and Quinton Spain are no longer starting, Byron Bell and Beau Brinkley have left the team, Jeremiah Poutasi is now starting and Brian Schwenke and Jack Conklin have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Murray played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 109 - 0 0.476%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,831) compared to this season's teams (4,792) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Murray had a lower fantasy avg (4.71 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (10.45 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, Murray will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.92 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), but this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (108 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Murray has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (12.36 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (11.97 pts per game), 1st quarter (10.31 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (9.31 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 5 (14.37 pts per game), week 3 (13.43 pts per game) and week 8 (12.70 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (7.51 pts per game), week 2 (7.81 pts per game) and week 11 (8.33 pts per game).