Player Fantasy Projection
Matt Jones 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Matt Jones Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: --
Armwood HS [FL]
Drafted: 2016 Washington Redskins
(Round: 3 #95)
|Matt Jones 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Matt Jones Previous Years Stats
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|Matt Jones 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Matt Jones beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #36 in 2015.
, and he was ranked the 242nd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Jones is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.39 from their 1st year.
Last year Jones averaged 1.18 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
Jones has moved up from 2nd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.087) pts per game for Jones. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Darrel Young (2015 Avg: .28 Pts/Game) and Alfred Morris (2015 Avg: 5.24 Pts/Game) have left the team and Joe Kerridge has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jamison Crowder (2015 Avg: 2.65 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Niles Paul has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Josh LeRibeus is no longer starting, Nick Sundberg has left the team and Kory Lichtensteiger, Spencer Long, Morgan Moses and Brandon Scherff have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Jones plays this year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,896) compared to this season's teams (4,720) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Jones had a lower fantasy avg (2.08 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.64 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, Jones will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (110 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).