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    Cantstandya Draft Report Card


    Coinciding with Some Early-Round Reaches, Cantstandya Should Have Paid for Expert Advice

    Draft Summary

    Jerry Rice once stated, "I feel like I'm the best, but you're not going to get me to say that." Well guess what, Cantstandya, he isn't going to say that about your team either. Because that would be a lie. Cantstandya is expected to finish eighth in FREAKS League with a record of 0-16-1 (1,896 points).

    Brutal draft. Still, you should nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame. That way, your players will have to live up to the pressure.

    Keeper Summary

    Cantstandya made use of all three of their keeper spots. Their top-ranked retained players from an ADP perspective were: Adrian Peterson (3.1 ADP), Randall Cobb (32.2 ADP), and Wes Welker (39.2 ADP). From an ADP perspective, their second-ranked keeper (Randall Cobb) is less valuable than a third-round draft choice. Overall, the three keepers on Cantstandya are projected to be slightly less productive (by 7.2%) than the draft picks they replaced.


    Week 10 is not looking like a fun one for fantasy football. Cantstandya should look into the joys of scrapbooking, or bird-watching, or just keep Cantstandya away from the TV. It won't be pretty. They have six players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have one of the most challenging schedules. Along with the second-most taxing overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for Cantstandya.

    Draft Notes

    • A Talented Trio

      Cantstandya has three above-average positions on their roster (RB, DEF, and K).

    • Next Year, Just Show Up On Time

      The coach of Cantstandya must have arrived late to the draft party. After picking up the fewest projected points in the league over the draft's first half, they accumulated the most during the second half.

    • Officially Mediocre

      While the bottom half of the Cantstandya roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 1), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 8).

    • Single-Bar Facemasks

      Cantstandya knows this is American football, right? They elected to go with two kickers, instead of stockpiling depth at other positions.

    • Taking Some Time to get Warmed Up

      Cantstandya got off to a lackluster start, winding up with the weakest projected point total in the league during the first half of the draft.

    • Better Late Than Never

      Cantstandya finished on a high note, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.

    Player Analysis

      • A. Peterson, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 6
      Does Adrian Peterson Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Peterson is projected to rank fifth in the league with 1,641 all-purpose yards.

      • Randall Cobb, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 11
      Which Do You Want First, the Good News or the Bad?

      Despite being an above-average player at his position, Randall Cobb was the weakest value pick of the round.

      • Reggie Bush, RB
      • Round 5, Pick 38
      It Was a Learning Experience

      Hey, remember that time Cantstandya took Reggie Bush WAY too early and the entire draft room erupted in laughter? Bush was the weakest value pick of the round.

      • Roddy White, WR
      • Round 6, Pick 43
      Was the 43rd Pick the Right Time for Roddy White?

      Cantstandya apparently believes it is. The Falcons' wide receiver is projected to put up 149 points this year, after only netting 89 last year.

      • Ray Rice, RB
      • Round 7, Pick 54
      Trigger Happy

      With their seventh-round pick, Cantstandya pulled the trigger. They drafted Ray Rice at pick number 54 despite an ADP of just 100 across all Yahoo! leagues.

    Best Available

    There are three positions that Cantstandya could look to improve, including TE and QB, which look like the biggest areas of need.

      • Charles Clay
      • Rank 118, ADP 124
      • Ladarius Green
      • Rank 133, ADP 129
      • Eli Manning
      • Rank 135, ADP 132
      • Johnny Manziel
      • Rank 136, ADP 130
    • 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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    1. (6) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
    2. (11) Randall Cobb (GB - WR)
    3. (22) Wes Welker (Den - WR)
    4. (38) Reggie Bush (Det - RB)
    5. (43) Roddy White (Atl - WR)
    6. (45) Ryan Mathews (SD - RB)
    7. (54) Ray Rice (Bal - RB)
    8. (59) Jason Witten (Dal - TE)
    9. (70) Bishop Sankey (Ten - RB)
    10. (75) Robert Griffin III (Was - QB)
    11. (86) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
    12. (91) Eric Ebron (Det - TE)
    13. (102) Kansas City (KC - DEF)
    14. (107) Andy Dalton (Cin - QB)
    15. (118) Hakeem Nicks (Ind - WR)
    16. (123) Matt Prater (Det - K)
    17. (134) New England (NE - DEF)
    18. (139) Blair Walsh (Min - K)
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