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Charles Clay 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Charles Clay Bio & Career Stats

Charles Clay picture
Jersey: #31
Position: Running Back
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-3
Weight: 239
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Little Rock, AR
High School:
College: Tulsa
Drafted: 2011 Miami Dolphins (Round: 6 #174)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Jeremy Langford    Alfred Blue >>
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
Charles Clay 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
50.27 3.57 1 13.50 3.69 65 --
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
6 No Yes No No No Yes No No No
Charles Clay Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Bills1457552400000051.603.69
2015 Bills1351528300000044.403.42
2014 Dolphins1458605300000048.253.45
Charles Clay 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Charles Clay has been below his fantasy projection 5 out of 6 years, including the last 3. His best fantasy RB ranking was #41 in 2013.
Fantasy Trends:
Clay beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending down 3 out of the last 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 267th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Clay 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 Clay has averaged 2.29 fantasy pts per game less 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 (0.055) pts per game for Clay. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Jerome Felton (2016 Avg: .38 Pts/Game) has left the team and Patrick DiMarco (2016 Avg: 1.23 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Robert Woods (2016 Avg: 2.87 Pts/Game) has left the team and Zay Jones has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jordan Mills and Ryan Groy are no longer starting, Garrison Sanborn has left the team and Eric Wood and Dion Dawkins have been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Dan Carpenter (2016 Avg: 6.06 Pts/Game) has left the team and Steven Hauschka (2016 Avg: 8.00 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Clay plays this year (109 - 83 - 1 0.568%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (94 - 113 - 3 0.454%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,811) compared to this season's teams (4,408) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Clay surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (4.49 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.89 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, Clay faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.00 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Clay has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (4.98 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (3.45 pts per game), 3rd quarter (3.17 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (2.49 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (7.40 pts per game), week 14 (5.62 pts per game) and week 13 (4.87 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (0.78 pts per game), week 10 (1.37 pts per game) and week 6 (1.57 pts per game).



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