Player Fantasy Projection
Jordan Matthews 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Jordan Matthews Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Madison Academy [AL]
Drafted: 2014 Philadelphia Eagles
(Round: 2 #42)
|Jordan Matthews 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
|Jordan Matthews Previous Years Stats
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|Jordan Matthews 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Jordan Matthews has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #20 in 2014.
Matthews beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, 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.
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.
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.
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).