Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Preview - Pro Sports Fandom
2018 Projections Note: all points are calculated with PPR scoring Team Reception Breakdown Matt Ryan: 252.6 total, 15.8 ppg (340/525 passing, 4200 yards, 24 TD, 10 INT; 126 yards rushing, 0 TD, 2 fumbles lost) Year 2 in Sarkisian’s offense should see some modest improvements for Matty Ice. The addition of Calvin Ridley also provides modest support. Most everything else stayed the same from last year though so Matt’s numbers should be pretty similar to last year. This puts him outside the QB1 conversation and possibly even outside reliable bye-week fill-in territory. He is not really worth drafting. Devonta Freeman: 228.1 total, 14.3 ppg (225 carries, 1013 yards, 8 TD, 1 fumble lost; 40 Rec, 348 yards, 1 TD) Tevin Coleman: 167.2 total, 10.5 ppg (160 carries, 672 yards, 5 TD, 1 fumble lost; 25 Rec, 290 yards, 3 TD) I see little reason for either running back’s efficiency to improve outside of playing a full season after both were injured last year at various points. Coleman may be given more touches in anticipation of him walking after the season, but otherwise the pace Freeman and Coleman were on last season should be their benchmark this season as well. Draft Freeman as [...]