Player Fantasy Projection
Devonta Freeman 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Devonta Freeman Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Miami Central HS [Miami, FL]
Drafted: 2014 Atlanta Falcons
(Round: 4 #103)
|Devonta Freeman 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
|Devonta Freeman Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Devonta Freeman 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Devonta Freeman beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #2 in 2015.
Freeman beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 95).
Career Experience Outlook:
Freeman 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 Freeman has averaged 3.22 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 (0.084) pts per game for Freeman. At the Wide Receiver position: Roddy White (2015 Avg: 2.24 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mohamed Sanu (2015 Avg: 2.43 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Mike Person is no longer starting, Josh Harris has left the team and Alex Mack has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Matt Bosher and Shayne Graham (2015 Avg: 8.20 Pts/Game) have left the team and Matt Bryant (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Freeman plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (95 - 113 - 0 0.457%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,107) compared to this season's teams (4,311) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Freeman surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (17.90 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (13.40 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Freeman will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.83 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.08 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (115 yds/game - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (107 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Freeman has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (11.13 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (10.43 pts per game), 4th quarter (7.47 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (3.97 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 3 (18.13 pts per game), week 4 (15.13 pts per game) and week 5 (14.75 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (2.70 pts per game), week 1 (2.83 pts per game) and week 11 (3.55 pts per game).