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Marcus Mariota 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Birth Date: ,
St. Louis HS [Honolulu, HI]
Drafted: 2016 Tennessee Titans
(Round: 1 #2)
|Marcus Mariota 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
|Marcus Mariota Previous Years Stats
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|Marcus Mariota 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Marcus Mariota beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #23 in 2015.
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 55).
Career Experience Outlook:
Mariota is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 1.29 from their 1st year.
Last year Mariota averaged 2.71 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.7675) pts per game for Mariota. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Antonio Andrews (2015 Avg: 5.98 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and DeMarco Murray (2015 Avg: 8.53 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rishard Matthews (2015 Avg: 5.75 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Andy Gallik and Quinton Spain are no longer starting, Byron Bell and Beau Brinkley have left the team, Jeremiah Poutasi is now starting and Brian Schwenke and Jack Conklin have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Mariota played last year (104 - 104 - 0 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 109 - 0 0.476%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,923) compared to this season's teams (4,792) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Mariota had a lower fantasy avg (11.77 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (23.09 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Mariota 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: 17.08 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (237 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).