Player Fantasy Projection
Charles Clay 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Charles Clay Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Little Rock, AR
Drafted: 2011 Miami Dolphins
(Round: 6 #174)
|Charles Clay 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
|Charles Clay Previous Years Stats
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|Charles Clay 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Charles Clay has been below his fantasy projection 4 out of 5 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy RB ranking was #41 in 2013.
Clay's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 4 years.
, and he was ranked the 226th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Clay 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 Clay has averaged 2.25 fantasy pts per game less 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.458) pts per game for Clay. At the Wide Receiver position: Chris Hogan (2015 Avg: 2.70 Pts/Game) has left the team and Robert Woods (2015 Avg: 3.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Garrison Sanborn has left the team and Jordan Mills is now starting. At the Kicker position: Jordan Gay has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Clay plays this year (98 - 94 - 0 0.510%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,801) compared to this season's teams (4,273) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Clay surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (4.03 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 will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.58 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.54 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (111 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (103 yds/game - 6 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 (4.06 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (3.76 pts per game), 3rd quarter (3.56 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (2.63 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 11 (5.55 pts per game), week 2 (5.04 pts per game) and week 14 (4.88 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (0.93 pts per game), week 15 (1.29 pts per game) and week 6 (1.31 pts per game).