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Blake Bortles 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Oviedo HS [FL]
Drafted: 2014 Jacksonville Jaguars
(Round: 1 #3)
|Blake Bortles 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 Pass Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Blake Bortles Previous Years Stats
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|Blake Bortles 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Blake Bortles has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #3 in 2015.
Bortles beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was also one of the top 10 most consistent players overall (ranked 9).
Career Experience Outlook:
Bortles is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.38 from their 2nd year.
Throughout his career Bortles has averaged 2.25 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.2825) pts per game for Bortles. At the Running Back/Full Back position: T.J. Yeldon (2015 Avg: 8.83 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Chris Ivory (2015 Avg: 11.06 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Zane Beadles, Stefen Wisniewski and Carson Tinker have left the team, Luke Bowanko is now starting and Mackenzy Bernadeau has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Bortles plays this year have the same winning percentage (0.486%) as the teams on last year's schedule, but last season's teams gave up more points (4,866) compared to this season's teams (4,706) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
There was not much difference last year in the fantasy average Bortles had against winning teams (20.60 pts/game) and losing teams (24.22 pts/game), so there are no clear trends to be learned from the winning percentage of the schedule.
From a defensive standpoint, Bortles will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.54 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (242 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (233 yds/game including 7 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Bortles has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (20.19 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (20.15 pts per game), 1st quarter (19.19 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (18.82 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (26.43 pts per game), week 13 (25.25 pts per game) and week 9 (23.80 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (14.73 pts per game), week 10 (16.35 pts per game) and week 12 (17.73 pts per game).