Player Fantasy Projection
Mark Ingram 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Mark Ingram Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Flint Southwestern Academy [Flint, MI]
Drafted: 2011 New Orleans Saints
(Round: 1 #28)
|Mark Ingram 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
|Mark Ingram Previous Years Stats
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|Mark Ingram 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Mark Ingram has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy RB ranking was #14 in 2014.
Ingram fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 4 years.
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 35).
Career Experience Outlook:
Ingram 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 Ingram has averaged 2.61 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.188) pts per game for Ingram. At the Running Back/Full Back position: C.J. Spiller (2015 Avg: 2.70 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Austin Johnson (2015 Avg: 1.68 Pts/Game) has left the team. At the Wide Receiver position: Marques Colston (2015 Avg: 3.85 Pts/Game) has left the team and Michael Thomas has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Benjamin Watson (2015 Avg: 4.83 Pts/Game) has left the team, Josh Hill (2015 Avg: 1.64 Pts/Game) is now starting and Coby Fleener (2015 Avg: 2.84 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jahri Evans and Justin Drescher have left the team and Andrus Peat and Tim Lelito are now starting.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ingram plays this year (104 - 88 - 0 0.542%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (100 - 108 - 0 0.481%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,000) compared to this season's teams (4,269) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ingram had a lower fantasy avg (9.94 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (11.89 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Ingram will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.00 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.46 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (111 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (103 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ingram has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (9.34 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (8.43 pts per game), 4th quarter (8.01 pts per game) and 1st quarter (7.40 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (12.80 pts per game), week 8 (11.33 pts per game) and week 16 (10.32 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (4.05 pts per game), week 4 (5.65 pts per game) and week 5 (6.07 pts per game).