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Jordan Matthews 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Jordan Matthews Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 3 Years
Height: 6-3
Weight: 209
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Madison, AL
High School: Madison Academy [AL]
College: Vanderbilt
Drafted: 2014 Philadelphia Eagles (Round: 2 #42)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
<< Emmanuel Sanders    Jermaine Kearse >>
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
Jordan Matthews 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
79.60 5.08 1 11.00 6.12 30 --
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
4 No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
Jordan Matthews Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Eagles17114100000011.7011.70
2015 Eagles1685997800000097.856.12
2014 Eagles1667872800000091.605.73
Jordan Matthews 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Jordan Matthews has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #20 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Matthews beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 171st most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Matthews is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.32 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Matthews has averaged 1.86 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
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 (0.818) pts per game for Matthews. At the Running Back/Full Back position: DeMarco Murray (2015 Avg: 8.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ryan Mathews (2015 Avg: 7.94 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Riley Cooper (2015 Avg: 3.15 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Matt Tobin is no longer starting, Jon Dorenbos has left the team and Brandon Brooks has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Matthews played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,831) compared to this season's teams (4,670) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Matthews had a better fantasy avg (6.43 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.93 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 Matthews doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Matthews faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.92 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (244 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Matthews has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (8.18 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (7.25 pts per game), 1st quarter (4.89 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (2.08 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (10.33 pts per game), week 10 (9.98 pts per game) and week 3 (8.70 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (1.05 pts per game), week 4 (1.95 pts per game) and week 5 (1.98 pts per game).



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