Jay Ajayi Was the #78 Fantasy RB

2018 FANTASY RECAP AND 2019 FANTASY PROJECTION

He was the #611 ranked fantasy player this season and the #78 RB. He would have been more fantasy relevant if he had played more games. Based on average fantasy points he was the #28 RB. Jay Ajayi (2019 Season Projection: 27 Rush, 107 Yards, 0.9 TDs) is projected to take a slight step downward in the upcoming fantasy season. His rank based on total projected fantasy points has him as the #80 player at his position.

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STATISTICAL IMPROVEMENT OVER LAST SEASON

He has demonstrated the solid year-to-year improvement that you look for in a younger player. His average Fantasy points increased by 26% this season.

SEASON TREND201820172016
Fantasy Points40112182
FP Average10.1813
Regular Season GP41414

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

Jay Ajayi only saw the field in 4 games in 2018. It is important to note that if he played a full season, at his average, he would be ranked as the #30 RB. In 2017 he was the #33 ranked fantasy RB and averaged 7.9 FP per game. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

2017-2018FPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (18 Games)149253105742917813
RB Rank#51#35#36#54#71#83#48#87
Average Stats8.314.158.70.221.69.90.060.2
RB Rank (Averages)#36#17#21#56#66#87#63#93
2018 SeasonFPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (4 Games)3845184352001
RB Rank#78#73#76#38#96#114#163#1
Average Stats9.611.2460.751.2500.2
RB Rank (Averages)#30#32#34#5#65#96#1#1
2017 SeasonFPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (14 Games)11120887312415812
RB Rank#33#16#17#64#47#56#27#56
Average Stats7.914.962.40.071.711.30.070.1
RB Rank (Averages)#34#15#13#87#60#70#43#63

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

On FanDuel, he has been consistent with relatively few good or bad games (+/- 20% of average), and the same is true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All6.9 ($6.6K)2 G, 1 B7.7 ($5.6K)2 G, 1 B
10/7 MIN1.9 ($6.3K)-52.4 ($5.1K)-5.3
9/30 @TEN9.6 ($6.6K)+2.711.1 ($5.5K)+3.4
9/16 @TB9.2 ($6.8K)+2.39.7 ($6.3K)+2
9/6 ATL20.2--20.2--