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Lamar Miller 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Lamar Miller Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #44
Position: Running Back
Career: 5 Years
Height: 5-10
Weight: 218
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Miami, FL
High School: Killian HS [Miami, FL]
College: Miami (Fla.)
Drafted: 2012 Miami Dolphins (Round: 4 #97)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Jonathan Stewart    Jeremy Hill >>
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
Lamar Miller 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
131.23 9.05 1 15.00 10.91 15 --
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
7 No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes
Lamar Miller Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Texans14311881001073500152.7010.91
2015 Dolphins1647397200872800167.0510.44
2014 Dolphins16382751001099800177.6511.10
Lamar Miller 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Lamar Miller has beaten his fantasy projection 4 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #6 in 2015, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Miller beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 4 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 81).
Career Experience Outlook:
Miller 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 0.32 from their 5th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Miller has averaged 2.56 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 (1.36) pts per game for Miller. At the Wide Receiver position: Will Fuller (2016 Avg: 3.53 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Greg Mancz is no longer starting, Jonathan Weeks has left the team and Nick Martin has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Miller played last year (108 - 99 - 1 0.522%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (96 - 110 - 3 0.466%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,680) compared to last season's teams (4,603) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Miller had a lower fantasy avg (9.29 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.52 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Miller will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.62 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.08 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), but this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (110 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (109 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Miller has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (12.22 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (8.53 pts per game), 1st quarter (8.21 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (7.03 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (19.73 pts per game), week 7 (14.16 pts per game) and week 9 (11.24 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (1.85 pts per game), week 12 (4.10 pts per game) and week 10 (4.88 pts per game).
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