NFL Outlook: Regular Season Recap and Upcoming Game Projections

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 5-11 record last season was very disappointing. Their expected win percentage was 45%. They were not good against the spread going 6-9-1 (-390 loss). They went over 11 times and came in under 5 times. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a below average scoring team based on points per game and a below average offensive TD per play rate. They are a very poor scoring defense based on points per game and a below average defensive TD rate.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

SITUATIONPTS/GTD/PLAYYPPPASSYDYPARUSHYDYPCTO/GAME
Past 16 Games21.2 (#20)3.6% (#22)5.8 (#15)258 (#10)6.5 (#28)114 (#14)4.7 (#6)2.2 (#31)
On the Road22.1 (#17)3.8% (#16)5.8 (#20)246 (#19)6.7 (#22)110 (#16)4.4 (#15)2.2 (#32)
At Home20.4 (#22)3.4% (#22)5.9 (#9)270 (#11)6.4 (#29)117 (#14)5.1 (#4)2.1 (#28)
Last 4 Games15.0 (#30)2.2% (#29)5.5 (#18)276 (#13)6.2 (#25)93 (#27)4.1 (#19)3.2 (#31)

TEAM DEFENSE:

SITUATIONPTS/GTD/PLAYYPPPASSYDYPARUSHYDYPCTO/GAME
Past 16 Games29.4 (#31)5.3% (#32)6.4 (#25)250 (#13)7.3 (#19)144 (#29)5.2 (#32)1.3 (#17)
Road Games30.4 (#31)5.5% (#32)6.3 (#20)236 (#9)6.7 (#5)149 (#30)5.8 (#32)1.6 (#10)
Home Games28.4 (#26)5.0% (#30)6.4 (#27)264 (#24)8.1 (#27)138 (#30)4.6 (#25)1.0 (#21)
Last 4 Games37.5 (#32)6.3% (#31)6.5 (#24)246 (#14)8.3 (#28)162 (#29)4.9 (#25)0.2 (#32)

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team this season led by Christian McCaffrey who was the #1 Runningback. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the position rankings. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

PLAYEROWN%RANKBETTER OPTIONBETTER THAN
Christian McCaffrey1001--Derrick Henry
DJ Moore9721Michael GallupRobert Woods
Curtis Samuel8036Cole BeasleyMike Williams
Eric Reid732Logan RyanBudda Baker
Greg Olsen6715Kyle RudolphNoah Fant
Joey Slye5610Greg ZuerleinBrandon McManus
Kyle Allen4328Sam DarnoldMatthew Stafford
Shaq Green-Thompson3423Shaquil BarrettNick Vigil
Mario Addison2498Jason Pierre-PaulLorenzo Carter
Donte Jackson23114Emmanuel MoseleyJomal Wiltz
Carolina Defense5021Dallas DefenseCleveland Defense