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    Mayor Of AwesomeTown Draft Report Card


    Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, Mayor Of AwesomeTown Will Be a Juggernaut

    Draft Summary

    Coinciding with a juicy draft position (second overall), Mayor Of AwesomeTown had an outstanding performance. They're projected to finish second in FREAKS League with a record of 13-3-1 (2,163 points).

    With a draft like that, you might as well make it official. Nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame.

    Keeper Summary

    Mayor Of AwesomeTown took advantage of all three of their keeper slots, focusing on roster balance. They elected to retain a QB (Drew Brees, 17.1 ADP), RB (Marshawn Lynch, 10.1 ADP), and WR (Calvin Johnson, 6.2 ADP). On average, their three keepers are slightly less valuable (by 0.3%) than the draft picks that they replaced.


    Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, Mayor Of AwesomeTown has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Looking at the entire season, they have one of the least challenging schedules. Mayor Of AwesomeTown has the opportunity to come out firing, as the first four games of their season are projected to be less difficult than the league average.

    Draft Notes

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      Mayor Of AwesomeTown might need to hit the waiver wire in Week 4, as their No. 1- (Marshawn Lynch), No. 2- (Andre Ellington) and No. 5-ranked (Christine Michael) RBs will all be resting that week.

    • A Pair of Strengths

      Mayor Of AwesomeTown has two positional units projected to be better than the league average, WR and QB.

    • Golden Handcuff

      Mayor Of AwesomeTown hedged their bets by scooping up Christine Michael in the 18th round to back up Marshawn Lynch, his Seahawks teammate (a second-round selection).

    • Team of Champions

      Mayor Of AwesomeTown is rocking a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, four of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams, including Calvin Johnson, Drew Brees, and Jordy Nelson.

    • Big D

      Mayor Of AwesomeTown elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

    • Potent Potential

      Jordan Matthews and Christine Michael are a couple of late-round fliers with nice upside for Mayor Of AwesomeTown.

    Player Analysis

      • Calvin Johnson, WR
      • Round 1, Pick 2
      Meeting His Expectations

      Often the only WR taken in the first round in 2013, Megatron lived up to the billing and was owned on more playoff teams across Yahoo! than any other wideout.

      • Marshawn Lynch, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 15
      Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

      Get on up, it's Marshawn Lynch time! He should run cool this season with 209 projected points.

      • Drew Brees, QB
      • Round 3, Pick 18
      Is Drew Brees Religious?

      With 719 projected points, Mayor Of AwesomeTown will be hoping Brees is the answer to their prayers.

      • Jordy Nelson, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 26
      168 More Reasons to Appreciate Jordy Nelson

      Nelson ranks ninth in the FREAKS League among WRs with 168 projected fantasy points.

      • A. Ellington, RB
      • Round 5, Pick 34
      Better Lucky Than Good?

      The rest of FREAKS League overlooked a gem, and Mayor Of AwesomeTown made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Andre Ellington.

    Best Available

    While Mayor Of AwesomeTown is expected to be weak across four positions, TE is definitely their weakest unit and an area of need.

      • Charles Clay
      • Rank 118, ADP 124
      • Ladarius Green
      • Rank 133, ADP 129
      • Tyler Eifert
      • Rank 137, ADP 133
      • Delanie Walker
      • Rank 148, ADP 134
    • Bye Week Points Lost

      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-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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    Mayor Of AwesomeTown
    1. (2) Calvin Johnson (Det - WR)
    2. (15) Marshawn Lynch (Sea - RB)
    3. (18) Drew Brees (NO - QB)
    4. (26) Jordy Nelson (GB - WR)
    5. (31) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
    6. (34) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
    7. (47) C.J. Spiller (Buf - RB)
    8. (50) Vernon Davis (SF - TE)
    9. (66) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
    10. (79) Trent Richardson (Ind - RB)
    11. (82) Colin Kaepernick (SF - QB)
    12. (95) San Francisco (SF - DEF)
    13. (98) Dwayne Bowe (KC - WR)
    14. (111) Dennis Pitta (Bal - TE)
    15. (114) Carolina (Car - DEF)
    16. (127) Steven Hauschka (Sea - K)
    17. (130) Jordan Matthews (Phi - WR)
    18. (143) Christine Michael (Sea - RB)
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