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  • League of URMAGERD! (ID# 23617)

    Inglorious Staffordz Draft Report Card

    B
    Grade

    Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, Carlos's Team Has Look of a Playoff Team

    Draft Summary

    It doesn't matter how you get to the playoffs, it only matters that you get there. Carlos's Team is a squad built to get there and is projected to finish third in League of URMAGERD! League with a record of 6-7-0 (21,532 points). RB depth won't be the issue this season as Carlos's Team loaded up, drafting Jamaal Charles (2nd overall), Montee Ball (11th), and DeMarco Murray (14th) with their first three selections. Carlos's Team will rely heavily on this group, as they are the best group of RBs in the league.

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

    Keeper Summary

    Carlos's Team chose to use none of their nine keeper spots, instead leaving their fantasy fate solely in the hands of the draft.

    Schedule

    Carlos's Team should use Week 10 to consider life's deeper mysteries, like why don't the pants worn by Dr. Bruce Banner rip when he transforms into the Hulk? It's better to think about that than pay attention to fantasy football. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have a weaker-than-average schedule. Along with the third-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for Carlos's Team.

    Draft Notes

    • Carrying the Load

      Carlos's Team has a trio of above-average positions leading the way (RB, WR, and K).

    • I Keep Getting Older

      And they stay the same age. Carlos's Team isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 3.7 years of NFL experience.

    • Nearly There

      The top half of the Carlos's Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (ranked No. 1). However, the bottom of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 5).

    • Beginning with a Bang

      Carlos's Team got off to a sizzling start, amassing the most projected points in the league during the first half of the draft.

    • Team of Champions

      Carlos's Team is fielding a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, six of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most championship rosters across all Yahoo! leagues, including Jamaal Charles, DeMarco Murray, and Alshon Jeffery.

    • Big D

      Carlos's Team elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

    Player Analysis

      • Jamaal Charles, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 2
      2014 Could be More of the Same

      Owners who took a chance on Charles last season were rewarded handsomely, as he was owned on more playoff rosters across Yahoo! than any other RB.

      • Montee Ball, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 11
      Loading Up

      There's no doubt that ball-carriers were the top priority for Carlos's Team, as they went RB-RB-RB in the draft's first three rounds.

      • DeMarco Murray, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 14
      Mr. Do-It-All

      DeMarco Murray is projected to finish ninth in the league with 1,455 total yards (1,013 rushing, 441 receiving).

      • Alshon Jeffery, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 23
      1,910 More Reasons to Appreciate Alshon Jeffery

      Jeffery ranks ninth in the League of URMAGERD! League among WRs with 1,910 projected fantasy points.

      • Antonio Brown, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 26
      Better Lucky Than Good?

      The rest of League of URMAGERD! League overlooked a gem, and Carlos's Team made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Antonio Brown.

    Best Available

    There are three positions that Carlos's Team could look to upgrade, including TE, which looks like their biggest area of need.

      • Charles Clay
      • Rank 119, ADP 123
      • Antonio Gates
      • Rank 146, ADP 126
      • Tyler Eifert
      • Rank 157, ADP 133
      • Delanie Walker
      • Rank 159, ADP 134
    • 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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    Inglorious Staffordz
    1. (2) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
    2. (11) Montee Ball (Den - RB)
    3. (14) DeMarco Murray (Dal - RB)
    4. (23) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
    5. (26) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
    6. (35) Zac Stacy (StL - RB)
    7. (38) Pierre Garcon (Was - WR)
    8. (47) Matthew Stafford (Det - QB)
    9. (50) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
    10. (59) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
    11. (62) Eric Ebron (Det - TE)
    12. (71) Shane Vereen (NE - RB)
    13. (74) Robert Griffin III (Was - QB)
    14. (83) Brandin Cooks (NO - WR)
    15. (86) Ladarius Green (SD - TE)
    16. (95) Travis Kelce (KC - TE)
    17. (98) Carolina (Car - DEF)
    18. (107) Steven Hauschka (Sea - K)
    19. (110) Denver (Den - DEF)
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