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Devonta Freeman 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Devonta Freeman Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 3 Years
Height: 5-8
Weight: 203
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Miami, FL
High School: Miami Central HS [Miami, FL]
College: Florida St.
Drafted: 2014 Atlanta Falcons (Round: 4 #103)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Jordan Howard    Latavius Murray >>
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
Devonta Freeman 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
190.04 11.96 1 15.50 13.06 8 --
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
5 No No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Devonta Freeman Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Falcons165446220010791100209.0013.06
2015 Falcons157357830010611100219.0014.60
2014 Falcons163022510024810048.053.00
Devonta Freeman 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Devonta Freeman has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #2 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Freeman fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 97).
Career Experience Outlook:
Freeman 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 0.3 from their 3rd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Freeman has averaged 4.45 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.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.264) pts per game for Freeman. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Patrick DiMarco (2016 Avg: 1.23 Pts/Game) has left the team and Derrick Coleman has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Austin Hooper (2016 Avg: 3.16 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Chris Chester and Josh Harris have left the team and Wes Schweitzer has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Matt Bosher has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Freeman plays this year (111 - 97 - 1 0.534%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (100 - 106 - 2 0.485%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,888) compared to this season's teams (4,730) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Freeman had a lower fantasy avg (11.31 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (14.43 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, Freeman will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Freeman has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (11.22 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (10.98 pts per game), 4th quarter (10.36 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (6.79 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 3 (20.07 pts per game), week 15 (16.37 pts per game) and week 5 (15.35 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (2.20 pts per game), week 1 (2.88 pts per game) and week 11 (3.55 pts per game).



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