Player Fantasy Projection
Latavius Murray 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Latavius Murray Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2013 Oakland Raiders
(Round: 6 #181)
|Latavius Murray 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
|Latavius Murray Previous Years Stats
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|Latavius Murray 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Latavius Murray beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #10 in 2015.
Murray beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 68).
Career Experience Outlook:
Murray is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.29 from their 2nd year.
Throughout his career Murray has averaged 1.29 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 (0.203) pts per game for Murray. At the Tight End position: Lee Smith (2015 Avg: .86 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Clive Walford (2015 Avg: 2.46 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Jon Condo and J'Marcus Webb have left the team and Kelechi Osemele has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Murray played last year (104 - 104 - 0 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,879) compared to last season's teams (4,571) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Murray had a lower fantasy avg (7.61 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.24 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, Murray faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.08 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Murray has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (10.32 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (8.57 pts per game), 1st quarter (7.73 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (7.66 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (15.13 pts per game), week 16 (12.75 pts per game) and week 3 (10.25 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (3.50 pts per game), week 9 (5.08 pts per game) and week 14 (5.38 pts per game).