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Eddie Lacy 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Eddie Lacy Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
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:
<< T.J. Yeldon    James Starks >>
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 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
66.30 5.10 1 10.00 -- -- --
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
6 Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No
Eddie Lacy Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Packers542800036000037.407.48
2015 Packers1520188200758300115.207.68
2014 Packers16424274001139900213.2513.33
Eddie Lacy 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Eddie Lacy has been below his projection the last 2 years. 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's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Lacy 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 0.28 from their 4th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Lacy has averaged 4.55 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. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Packers to the Seahawks. Coming off an Injury.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (1.181) pts per game for Lacy. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Marcel Reece (2016 Avg: 1.20 Pts/Game) has left the team and Algernon Brown has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jermaine Kearse (2016 Avg: 2.10 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Luke Willson (2016 Avg: 2.05 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Luke Joeckel, Germain Ifedi and George Fant have been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Steven Hauschka (2016 Avg: 8.00 Pts/Game) has left the team and Blair Walsh (2016 Avg: 5.67 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Lacy played last year (109 - 97 - 2 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 104 - 2 0.495%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,832) compared to last season's teams (4,564) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Lacy had a better fantasy avg (8.48 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.98 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Lacy doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Lacy faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.46 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (106 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (103 yds/game - 4 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 (10.47 pts per game) and 1st quarter (6.53 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 (3.03 pts per game), week 13 (4.55 pts per game) and week 3 (5.28 pts per game).
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