Player Fantasy Projection
Le'Veon Bell 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Le'Veon Bell Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Groveport Madison HS [OH]
Drafted: 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers
(Round: 2 #48)
|Le'Veon Bell 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
|Le'Veon Bell Previous Years Stats
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|Le'Veon Bell 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Le'Veon Bell has beaten his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #3 in 2014.
Bell fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Career Experience Outlook:
Bell 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 Bell has averaged 8.05 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. Coming off an Injury.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.277) pts per game for Bell. At the Running Back/Full Back position: DeAngelo Williams (2015 Avg: 10.94 Pts/Game) is no longer starting, Will Johnson (2015 Avg: 3.75 Pts/Game) has left the team and Roosevelt Nix (2015 Avg: .40 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Heath Miller (2015 Avg: 2.78 Pts/Game) has left the team, Matt Spaeth (2015 Avg: .25 Pts/Game) is now starting and Ladarius Green (2015 Avg: 3.50 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Cody Wallace is no longer starting, Greg Warren has left the team and Maurkice Pouncey has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Chris Boswell (2015 Avg: 9.42 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Shaun Suisham has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Bell played last year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) 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 (4,809) compared to last season's teams (4,522) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Bell had a lower fantasy avg (8.95 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (17.85 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, Bell faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.62 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (105 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Bell has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (17.36 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (15.44 pts per game), 3rd quarter (11.69 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (10.55 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (23.25 pts per game), week 13 (19.95 pts per game) and week 15 (17.25 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 6 (7.55 pts per game), week 8 (8.97 pts per game) and week 10 (9.45 pts per game).