Player Fantasy Projection
Justin Hardy 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Justin Hardy Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
West Craven HS [Vanceboro, NC]
Drafted: 2016 Atlanta Falcons
(Round: 4 #107)
|Justin Hardy 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
|Justin Hardy Previous Years Stats
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|Justin Hardy 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Justin Hardy was below his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #144 in 2015.
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 61).
Career Experience Outlook:
Hardy is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.55 from their 1st year.
Last year Hardy averaged 3.15 fantasy pts per game less 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 (0.09) pts per game for Hardy. At the Wide Receiver position: Roddy White (2015 Avg: 2.24 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mohamed Sanu (2015 Avg: 2.43 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Mike Person is no longer starting, Josh Harris has left the team and Alex Mack has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Shayne Graham (2015 Avg: 8.20 Pts/Game) and Matt Bosher have left the team and Matt Bryant (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Hardy plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (95 - 113 - 0 0.457%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,107) compared to this season's teams (4,311) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Hardy had a lower fantasy avg (0.75 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.24 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Hardy will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.83 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.08 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (252 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (240 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).