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    Jared McGahen's Team Draft Report Card

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    Grade

    Projected to Finish Sixth, Jared McGahen's Team Can Make the Playoffs if They Just Replace Most of the Team

    Draft Summary

    You know what, Jared McGahen's Team, maybe you should just hold off on pursuing your dreams for a while. Maybe just ask them where they're going and hook up with 'em later, when you have a team capable of winning. Jared McGahen's Team is projected to finish sixth in Assist Protect Defend League with a record of 5-9-0 (2,383 points). They obviously understand how important the running back position is in fantasy football. They used three of their first five picks on RBs Arian Foster (second round), Alfred Morris (fourth round), and Bishop Sankey (fifth round). Even so, they ended up with one of the worst RB duos in the league.

    Nice draft. If there were a Fantasy Football Hall Of Fame, you should nominate yourself. Wait, there is? And you can??

    Schedule

    While Week 9 has the most players on bye for Jared McGahen's Team (seven), Week 10 is actually projected to have the team's highest amount of idle fantasy points. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have a more-challenging-than-average slate. Along with having the fourth-most grueling overall schedule, Jared McGahen's Team has the toughest first four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      Jared McGahen's Team might require waiver wire help in Week 10, as their No. 1- (Arian Foster), No. 2- (Alfred Morris) and No. 4-ranked (Shane Vereen) RBs will all be idle that week.

    • Highlight Reel

      Jared McGahen's Team is stacked at TE, but RB isn't too shabby, either.

    • The Sleepy Trio

      Jared McGahen's Team selected three late-round sleepers (Sammy Watkins, Johnny Manziel, and Jonathan Stewart).

    • A Dominating Duo

      Jared McGahen's Team has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Jimmy Graham and Alshon Jeffery) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

    • No Back-Up No Cry

      Ignoring roster depth, Jared McGahen's Team chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

    • Is Nick Foles Religious?

      With 390 projected points, Jared McGahen's Team will be hoping Foles is the answer to their prayers.

    Player Analysis

      • Jimmy Graham, TE
      • Round 1, Pick 7
      A Return to Huge Numbers

      Sean Payton's return to the Saints' sideline seemed to work out for Jimmy Graham, who was owned on more championship rosters across Yahoo! than any other TE.

      • Arian Foster, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 10
      Does Arian Foster Enjoy Gourmet Cuisine?

      Because his projected yardage figures are tasty. Foster is ranked 10th in the league with 1,606 all-purpose yards.

      • Alshon Jeffery, WR
      • Round 3, Pick 23
      178 Excuses to Cheer for Alshon Jeffery

      Jeffery ranks ninth in the Assist Protect Defend League among wideouts with 178 projected fantasy points.

      • Alfred Morris, RB
      • Round 4, Pick 26
      Earning His Keep

      With 9 rushing TDs and 1,166 rushing yards, Alfred Morris is projected to finish ninth and fifth in the NFL in those categories, respectively.

      • L. Fitzgerald, WR
      • Round 6, Pick 42
      Was Larry Fitzgerald the Best Choice at a Pick at No. 42?

      Jared McGahen's Team apparently thinks so. The Cardinals' wideout is projected to get 166 points this year, nearly identical to his total last year.

    Best Available

    With four subpar positions on Jared McGahen's Team, DEF and QB are expected to be the worst of those potential areas of need.

      • New England Defanse
      • Rank 196, ADP 99
      • Chicago Defanse
      • Rank 209, ADP 132
      • Josh McCown
      • Rank 131, ADP 135
      • Eli Manning
      • Rank 140, ADP 130
    • Bye Week Points Lost
      Points

      Each bar represents the total projected season points for each player that's on bye that week. This chart shows any potential bye week issues.

    • Pick Number Minus ADP
      Pick Number

      Bars above zero indicate a pick was selected later than a player's ADP. Bars below zero show players that were taken earlier than their ADP.

    • Avg Points by Position vs League
          Team     League

      The average projected points for all the players at each position versus the average projected points for all players at that position in the league.

    • Schedule by Opponent Points
      Week

      Week-by-week schedule with each opponent's projected season points. This chart shows any difficult or easy stretches in the schedule.

    How We Grade

    Draft grades are based strictly on teams' draft performances. This is calculated by counting the number of fantasy points teams are projected to score over the course of the season using their optimal line-ups. The grades do not take schedule into account. Because of bye weeks and other variables it is possible to earn a high grade yet be projected to finish in the middle of the pack. The opposite is also true. Bottom line: Fantasy Football is like the real game. You can draft the greatest talent in the world but you still need to manage your team every week to get the most out of that talent. As a wise man once said, "On any given Sunday..."

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    Jared McGahen's Team
    1. (7) Jimmy Graham (NO - TE)
    2. (10) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
    3. (23) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
    4. (26) Alfred Morris (Was - RB)
    5. (39) Bishop Sankey (Ten - RB)
    6. (42) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
    7. (55) Shane Vereen (NE - RB)
    8. (58) T.Y. Hilton (Ind - WR)
    9. (71) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
    10. (74) Nick Foles (Phi - QB)
    11. (87) Colin Kaepernick (SF - QB)
    12. (90) San Francisco (SF - DEF)
    13. (103) Steven Hauschka (Sea - K)
    14. (106) Terence Newman (Cin - CB)
    15. (119) Dashon Goldson (TB - S)
    16. (122) Rashad Johnson (Ari - S)
    17. (135) Corey Lynch (Ind - S)
    18. (138) Andy Mulumba (GB - LB)
    19. (151) O'Brien Schofield (Sea - LB,DE)
    20. (154) Manny Lawson (Buf - LB,DE)
    21. (167) Khyri Thornton (GB - DT,DE)
    22. (170) Cecil Shorts III (Jax - WR)
    23. (183) Ray Rice (Bal - RB)
    24. (186) Sammy Watkins (Buf - WR)
    25. (199) DeAndre Hopkins (Hou - WR)
    26. (202) Johnny Manziel (Cle - QB)
    27. (215) Jonathan Stewart (Car - RB)
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