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Andre Ellington 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Andre Ellington Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 4 Years
Height: 5-9
Weight: 199
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: Berkeley HS [Moncks Corner, SC]
College: Clemson
Drafted: 2013 Arizona Cardinals (Round: 6 #187)

Running Back Rankings:
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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
Andre Ellington 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
44.81 5.36 3 7.67 5.43 52 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change 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
9 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Andre Ellington Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Cardinals1280000000.40.40
2015 Cardinals101514800028930054.305.43
2014 Cardinals1246395200660300115.759.65
2013 Cardinals1639371100652300107.756.73
Andre Ellington 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Andre Ellington has beaten his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #21 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Ellington fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 190th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Ellington is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 4th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.07 from their 3rd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ellington has averaged 1.79 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.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.06) pts per game for Ellington. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Chris Johnson (2015 Avg: 9.30 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: John Brown (2015 Avg: 6.74 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Darren Fells (2015 Avg: 3.05 Pts/Game) has left the team and John Wetzel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Mike Leach, Lyle Sendlein, Ted Larsen and Bobby Massie have left the team, A.Q. Shipley and D.J. Humphries are now starting and Evan Mathis has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ellington plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) 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 (4,753) compared to this season's teams (4,268) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ellington had a lower fantasy avg (4.35 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (6.51 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, Ellington will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.00 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (107 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ellington has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (10.60 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (6.85 pts per game), 3rd quarter (6.71 pts per game) and 4th quarter (5.61 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (17.80 pts per game), week 5 (13.28 pts per game) and week 2 (9.85 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 11 (2.22 pts per game), week 12 (4.63 pts per game) and week 3 (5.28 pts per game).



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