Player Fantasy Projection
Chris Thompson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Chris Thompson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Madison County HS
Drafted: 2013 Washington Redskins
(Round: 5 #154)
|Chris Thompson 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
|Chris Thompson Previous Years Stats
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|Chris Thompson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Chris Thompson has been below his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #68 in 2015.
Thompson fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 197th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Thompson 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 Thompson has averaged 1.69 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
Thompson has moved up from 3rd to 2nd on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.06) pts per game for Thompson. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Darrel Young (2015 Avg: .28 Pts/Game) and Alfred Morris (2015 Avg: 5.24 Pts/Game) have left the team, Matt Jones (2015 Avg: 6.78 Pts/Game) is now starting and Joe Kerridge has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jamison Crowder (2015 Avg: 2.65 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Niles Paul has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Josh LeRibeus is no longer starting, Nick Sundberg has left the team and Kory Lichtensteiger, Spencer Long, Morgan Moses and Brandon Scherff have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Thompson plays this year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,896) compared to this season's teams (4,720) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Thompson had a lower fantasy avg (1.63 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.07 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Thompson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (110 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Thompson has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (4.96 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (3.71 pts per game), 2nd quarter (2.83 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (2.53 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (3.43 pts per game), week 11 ( pts per game) and week 12 ( pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 16 (3.43 pts per game).