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Eric Ebron 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Eric Ebron Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
Position: Tight End
Career: 3 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 245
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Greensboro, NC
High School: Ben L. Smith HS [NC]
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 2014 Detroit Lions (Round: 1 #10)

Tight End Rankings:
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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
Eric Ebron 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
39.25 3.14 1 8.33 4.37 15 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2016 Better Defenses in 2016 Better Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
10 No No No No Yes No No No No
Eric Ebron Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Lions154610000008.308.30
2015 Lions1347537500000056.854.37
2014 Lions1325248100000018.401.42
Eric Ebron 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Eric Ebron beat his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #11 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Ebron beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 149th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Ebron is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 3rd year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.05 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ebron has averaged 0.17 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
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 (0.465) pts per game for Ebron. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Joique Bell (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ameer Abdullah (2015 Avg: 5.43 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Calvin Johnson (2015 Avg: 7.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Timothy Wright (2015 Avg: 3.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brandon Pettigrew (2015 Avg: 1.87 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Ola is no longer starting, Don Muhlbach has left the team and Taylor Decker has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Sam Martin has left the team and Matt Prater (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ebron played last year (110 - 98 - 0 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (85 - 107 - 0 0.443%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,715) compared to last season's teams (4,615) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ebron had a better fantasy avg (4.54 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.18 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Ebron doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Ebron faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (240 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ebron has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (5.09 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (3.30 pts per game), 4th quarter (2.65 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (1.26 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 2 (5.03 pts per game), week 4 (4.40 pts per game) and week 13 (3.80 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 16 (1.23 pts per game), week 12 (1.28 pts per game) and week 14 (1.38 pts per game).
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