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Jay Ajayi 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Jay Ajayi Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 2 Years
Height: 6-0
Weight: 221
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: London England
High School: Frisco Liberty HS [Frisco, TX]
College: Boise St.
Drafted: 2016 Miami Dolphins (Round: 5 #149)

Running Back Rankings:
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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
Jay Ajayi 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
143.84 9.92 1 12.00 12.18 11 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Jay Ajayi Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Dolphins15271510001272800182.7512.18
2015 Dolphins979000018710029.203.24
Jay Ajayi 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Jay Ajayi beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #10 in 2016.
Fantasy Trends:
Ajayi beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 133rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Ajayi is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.09 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ajayi has averaged 1.84 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (0.397) pts per game for Ajayi.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ajayi plays this year (110 - 83 - 0 0.570%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (90 - 116 - 3 0.437%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,787) compared to this season's teams (4,366) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ajayi had a lower fantasy avg (12.00 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.28 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, Ajayi faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.54 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), but last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (108 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (107 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ajayi has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (23.42 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (7.46 pts per game), 4th quarter (6.64 pts per game) and 1st quarter (5.23 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (14.53 pts per game), week 9 (11.08 pts per game) and week 15 (7.28 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (3.53 pts per game), week 13 (4.30 pts per game) and week 11 (5.25 pts per game).



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