Chris Long Was a Solid Contributor in Fantasy

SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND

Chris Long was not a fantasy star but was worth starting most weeks. He was the number #81 ranked defensive lineman. His ranking drops slightly if you base things on average fantasy points where he is the #101 defensive lineman. He was trending up for the season. In his first 4 games he averaged 2.6 FPs. He improved to 2.9 in his final 5 games. His fantasy production is more volatile that most players based on having a relatively high standard deviation. When he is good, he is really good but when he is off, he is really off. 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

Based on his fantasy point average, he is on a downward trend. His average fantasy points decreased by 16% this season.

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 #81 ranked fantasy DL based on total fantasy points. He averaged 2.7 FP per game (#100 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#58#30#85#297#5#297#297
Average Stats2.90.421.300.2300
DL Rank (Averages)#74#41#143#1#4#1#1
2018 SeasonFPSACKSOLOFUMRECFUMFORCEDEFINTPD
Stats (13 Games)346150200
DL Rank#81#27#112#280#13#280#280
Average Stats2.70.461.200.1500
DL Rank (Averages)#100#40#158#1#19#1#1
2017 SeasonFPSACKSOLOFUMRECFUMFORCEDEFINTPD
Stats (13 Games)425190400
DL Rank#53#33#71#240#3#240#240
Average Stats3.20.381.500.3100
DL Rank (Averages)#53#52#95#1#3#1#1