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DeMarco Murray 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

DeMarco Murray Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #29
Position: Running Back
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-0
Weight: 224
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School:
College: Oklahoma
Drafted: 2011 Dallas Cowboys (Round: 3 #71)

Running Back 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
DeMarco Murray 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
160.67 10.15 1 15.50 13.94 7 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
8 No No No No Yes No Yes No No
DeMarco Murray Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Titans165337731011287900223.0513.94
2015 Eagles1544322100699600128.008.53
2014 Cowboys165741600018451300283.3017.71
DeMarco Murray 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
DeMarco Murray has beaten his fantasy projection 4 out of 6 years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #1 in 2014, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Murray beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 39).
Career Experience Outlook:
Murray 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 0.59 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Murray has averaged 5.40 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (2.043) pts per game for Murray.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Murray played last year (99 - 110 - 0 0.474%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (92 - 115 - 3 0.444%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,872) compared to last season's teams (4,858) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Murray had a better fantasy avg (14.86 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (13.02 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Murray doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Murray will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Murray has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (13.00 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (11.63 pts per game), 4th quarter (11.45 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (10.19 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (14.65 pts per game), week 3 (14.63 pts per game) and week 5 (14.00 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (7.32 pts per game), week 2 (8.46 pts per game) and week 9 (9.92 pts per game).
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