Full season fantasy RB projections are now posted for all of the running backs that are signed by teams. Changes will still be made weekly to the % of the load each running back will carry until the regular season starts.
There are a couple of surprises in the top with McCoy taking the top projection spot, and Chris Johnson not being in the top 10. Sound crazy? Titans just got better at QB, which may open up the run, but if they have to give CJ a big deal this offseason expect him to get spelled a lot more to protect their money and CJ’s longevity.
LeShaun McCoy has a chance to be a healthy Brian Westbrook who was always the #2 back behind LT in his prime. Look for him to make a huge step up even with Ronnie Brown helping to spell him and keep him healthy.
Check out the projections & rankings and happy drafting!
About The Rankings
Well the lockout is over, and players are back to work. Most all of the top free agents have signed, so most of the important fantasy ranks have been calculated.
Our rankings are based upon team projections for the coming year. The projections are based upon last years performance coupled with offseason improvements. Each game’s statistics is then calculated based on each matchup. Each player is then assigned a percentage for various passing, rushing, & receiving categories, that shows how often they will be getting the ball.
Current depth charts are used to determine the top QBs, RBs & WRs for each team and the amount of the team’s passing plays, rushes/YDs, and catches/TDs each player will receive.
Return To The Mean
Why is Michael Vick only projected to have as many fantasy points as he did last year, in three less games? There is no calculation to return a player’s stats closer to the mean. But the way the NFL schedules it’s games is to have the division winners play the toughest schedules, by far. So the best performers every year naturally return to the mean, as better team usually equal better defenses. The parody in the NFL naturally returns players to the mean.
Where To Go From Here
There are specific pages for each player category showing each player’s full season projections. These pages automatically update after each week to combine each players earned statistics, and the players projected stats, totaling a full season projection each week of the season. Links to the pages can be found on the home page, in the navigation bar up top, and below:
- Overall Fantasy Projections & Rankings
- Full Season Quarterback (QB) Projections & Rankings
- Full Season Running Back (RB) Projections & Rankings
- Full Season Wide Receiver (WR) Projections & Rankings
- Full Season Tight End (TE) Projections & Rankings