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Eric Ebron 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Eric Ebron Bio & Career Stats

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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 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
41.25 3.44 1 12.50 3.97 18 --
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 Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
7 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Eric Ebron Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Lions1261711100110047.653.97
2015 Lions1347537500000056.854.37
2014 Lions1325248100000018.401.42
Eric Ebron 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Eric Ebron has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #11 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Ebron 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 90).
Career Experience Outlook:
Ebron is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 4th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.11 from their 3rd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ebron has averaged 0.46 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
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 (0.21) pts per game for Ebron. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Theo Riddick (2016 Avg: 9.03 Pts/Game) has left the team and Zach Zenner (2016 Avg: 6.11 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ebron played last year (100 - 107 - 1 0.483%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 108 - 2 0.478%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,792) compared to last season's teams (4,744) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ebron had a lower fantasy avg (3.26 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.68 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, Ebron faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (244 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ebron has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (4.71 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (3.43 pts per game), 3rd quarter (3.21 pts per game) and 4th quarter (2.63 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 1 (8.48 pts per game), week 11 (5.35 pts per game) and week 2 (4.23 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (1.28 pts per game), week 14 (1.45 pts per game) and week 15 (2.10 pts per game).



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