Player Fantasy Projection
C.J. Anderson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
C.J. Anderson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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|C.J. Anderson 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
|C.J. Anderson Previous Years Stats
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|C.J. Anderson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
C.J. Anderson has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #13 in 2014.
Anderson fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 188th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Anderson 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.
Throughout his career Anderson has averaged 0.71 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:
Anderson has moved up from 2nd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (1.568) pts per game for Anderson. At the Quarterback position: Peyton Manning (2015 Avg: 13.89 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mark Sanchez (2015 Avg: 15.00 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Ronnie Hillman (2015 Avg: 8.37 Pts/Game) is no longer starting, Virgil Green (2015 Avg: 1.63 Pts/Game) has left the team and Juwan Thompson (2015 Avg: 1.05 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Owen Daniels (2015 Avg: 2.92 Pts/Game) has left the team, Virgil Green (2015 Avg: 1.63 Pts/Game) is now starting and Jeff Heuerman has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Schofield is no longer starting, Evan Mathis, Louis Vasquez, Aaron Brewer and Ryan Harris have left the team, Max Garcia is now starting and Russell Okung, Donald Stephenson and Connor McGovern have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Anderson plays this year (107 - 101 - 0 0.514%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (106 - 102 - 0 0.510%), but this season's teams gave up more points (4,816) compared to last season's teams (4,660) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Anderson surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (9.49 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.59 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Anderson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.15 - 5 Top 10 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.23 - 3 Top 10 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Anderson has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (15.19 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (10.15 pts per game), 2nd quarter (5.58 pts per game) and 1st quarter (2.87 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (17.00 pts per game), week 16 (15.38 pts per game) and week 13 (14.23 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 3 (1.00 pts per game), week 2 (2.95 pts per game) and week 1 (3.28 pts per game).