Chris Long Was a Solid Contributor in Fantasy

SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND

Chris Long had a decent season as a solid fantasy starter. He was the number #82 ranked defensive lineman. His ranking drops slightly if you base things on average fantasy points where he is the #103 defensive lineman. He showed an upward trajectory as the season went on. He averaged 2.6 FPs in his first 4 games and 2.9 FP in his final 5 games. Using standard deviation as an indicator of consistency, Long is relatively inconsistent capable of very high highs and equally low lows. Our projected ceiling for Long when he 'goes off' is 8 fantasy points (his average is 2.7FPs).

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STATISTICAL DROPOFF FROM PREVIOUS SEASON

Getting older predictably resulted in a drop in production. His fantasy average dropped by 16 percent.

SEASON TREND201820172016
Fantasy Points344240
FP Average2.73.22.9
Regular Season GP131314

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

Chris Long played in 13 games in 2018. He was the #82 ranked fantasy DL based on total fantasy points. He averaged 2.7 FP per game (#102 ranked based on average). He is trending down based on lower per game fantasy ranking from 2017 to 2018. He is relatively stronger (stats bolded below) than weaker in more categories.

2017-2018FPSACKSOLOFUMRECFUMFORCEDEFINTPD
Stats (26 Games)7611340600
DL Rank#60#32#87#301#5#301#301
Average Stats2.90.421.300.2300
DL Rank (Averages)#76#43#146#1#4#1#1
2018 SeasonFPSACKSOLOFUMRECFUMFORCEDEFINTPD
Stats (13 Games)346150200
DL Rank#82#28#113#284#13#284#284
Average Stats2.70.461.200.1500
DL Rank (Averages)#102#43#160#1#19#1#1
2017 SeasonFPSACKSOLOFUMRECFUMFORCEDEFINTPD
Stats (13 Games)425190400
DL Rank#55#35#74#241#3#241#241
Average Stats3.20.381.500.3100
DL Rank (Averages)#55#54#98#1#3#1#1