Player Fantasy Projection
Doug Martin 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Doug Martin Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(Round: 1 #31)
|Doug Martin 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
|Doug Martin Previous Years Stats
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|Doug Martin 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Doug Martin beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #3 in 2015.
Martin's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 86).
Career Experience Outlook:
Martin is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.43 from their 4th year.
Throughout his career Martin has averaged 3.79 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 (0.064) pts per game for Martin. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Jorvorskie Lane (2015 Avg: .16 Pts/Game) has left the team and Dan Vitale has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Donteea Dye (2015 Avg: 1.40 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Vincent Jackson (2015 Avg: 4.52 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Luke Stocker (2015 Avg: 1.81 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Gosder Cherilus is no longer starting, Logan Mankins and Andrew DePaola have left the team, Demar Dotson is now starting and J.R. Sweezy has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Connor Barth (2015 Avg: 7.83 Pts/Game) has left the team and Roberto Aguayo has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Martin plays this year (102 - 90 - 0 0.531%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (94 - 114 - 0 0.452%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,073) compared to this season's teams (4,257) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Martin had a lower fantasy avg (11.55 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.46 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, Martin will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.17 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.15 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (115 yds/game - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (106 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Martin has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (14.03 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (11.43 pts per game), 4th quarter (10.29 pts per game) and 1st quarter (8.89 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 11 (19.23 pts per game), week 5 (19.00 pts per game) and week 9 (17.95 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 3 (6.92 pts per game), week 15 (7.23 pts per game) and week 16 (7.32 pts per game).