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#9 Matthew Stafford, QB
Detroit Lions
Height 6' 3"
Weight 226 lbs
Age 28
Birthdate February 7th 1988
College Georgia
Year 2009
Round 1   Pick 1
Season Statistics
2016 Fantasy Points by Week
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Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the QB position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 8 Projections
Put aside the Philly game a few weeks ago and he has flirted with 300-yards in every game this season. With the running game not much of a help, Stafford will have to throw the Lions to victory.
Passsing: 235 Yards, 2 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 14 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
After quite a few fantasy owners understandably had given up on Stafford following his terrible start to 2015, the Detroit triggerman rebounded nicely after the team replaced offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi with Jim Bob Cooter at midseason. Playing in a "Cooterized" attack, the 28-year-old Stafford compiled a sparkling 19:2 TD-to-INT ratio and averaged 272.4 passing yards per contest in the second half to wrap up the season as the fantasy QB8. Cooter returns, but Stafford will play his first ever season without the services of retired stud Calvin Johnson. Losing "Megatron" is obviously huge and will result in lower numbers for Stafford. Free-agent Marvin Jones and Golden Tate will operate as the "1A" and "1B" options in a post-Johnson offense that will remain pass heavy since massive improvement from what was the NFL's worst ground game isn't likely. Jones and Tate are both solid receivers, but neither is an elite playmaker. Receiving back Theo Riddick (80 receptions in 2015) has become one of Stafford's most lethal weapons. The team is also banking on a gigantic third-year leap from the underachieving Eric Ebron, who will have more targets coming his way. Rookie tackle Taylor Decker and rookie center Graham Glasgow should bolster a Detroit offensive line that struggled mightily. Bottom line: don't overvalue Stafford because of his strong finish in 2015 - Johnson is gone.

Passing: 2293 Yards, 18 TD, 6 INT.
Rushing: 120 Yards, 0 TD.

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