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Justin Hardy 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Justin Hardy Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 2 Years
Height: 5-10
Weight: 192
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Washington, DC
High School: West Craven HS [Vanceboro, NC]
College: East Carolina
Drafted: 2016 Atlanta Falcons (Round: 4 #107)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
<< Kamar Aiken    Russell Shepard >>
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
Justin Hardy 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
20.07 2.43 2 10.00 2.63 96 --
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
5 No No No No No Yes Yes No Yes
Justin Hardy Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Falcons1321203400000034.152.63
2015 Falcons92119400000009.701.08
Justin Hardy 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Justin Hardy beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #91 in 2016.
Fantasy Trends:
Hardy beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 228th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Hardy 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 0.13 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Hardy has averaged 2.25 fantasy pts per game less than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2016 was 3.97.
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 (0.3) pts per game for Hardy. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Patrick DiMarco (2016 Avg: 1.23 Pts/Game) has left the team and Derrick Coleman has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Austin Hooper (2016 Avg: 3.16 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Chris Chester and Josh Harris have left the team and Wes Schweitzer has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Matt Bosher has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Hardy plays this year (111 - 97 - 1 0.534%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (100 - 106 - 2 0.485%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,888) compared to this season's teams (4,730) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Hardy had a lower fantasy avg (1.76 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (3.17 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Hardy will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), but this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (242 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Hardy has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (4.57 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (2.45 pts per game), 3rd quarter (1.15 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (0.88 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (3.45 pts per game), week 12 (1.70 pts per game) and week 15 (1.30 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (0.85 pts per game), week 13 (0.98 pts per game) and week 15 (1.30 pts per game).
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