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Eddie Lacy 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Eddie Lacy Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 4 Years
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: --
Birth Place: --
High School: Dutchtown HS [Geismar, LA]
College: Alabama
Drafted: 2013 Green Bay Packers (Round: 2 #61)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Ameer Abdullah    Chris Johnson >>
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
Eddie Lacy 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
119.17 7.83 1 10.67 7.68 36 --
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
4 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Eddie Lacy Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Packers1117000610006.956.95
2015 Packers1520188200758300115.207.68
2014 Packers16424274001139900213.2513.33
2013 Packers163525700011781100196.6512.29
Eddie Lacy 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Eddie Lacy has beaten his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #5 in 2014, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Lacy fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 183rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Lacy 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 Lacy has averaged 5.62 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 (0.308) pts per game for Lacy. At the Running Back/Full Back position: John Kuhn (2015 Avg: 1.96 Pts/Game) has left the team and Aaron Ripkowski (2015 Avg: .45 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Davante Adams (2015 Avg: 2.51 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Jordy Nelson has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Rick Lovato has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Lacy played last year (112 - 96 - 0 0.538%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (93 - 115 - 0 0.447%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,938) compared to last season's teams (4,468) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Lacy had a lower fantasy avg (6.61 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (8.62 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Lacy faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.62 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (106 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Lacy has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (14.82 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (12.45 pts per game), 2nd quarter (11.00 pts per game) and 1st quarter (6.28 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (20.92 pts per game), week 14 (18.10 pts per game) and week 16 (16.75 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 2 (2.37 pts per game), week 3 (3.57 pts per game) and week 13 (4.55 pts per game).



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