Apollo M.O.V.E. League (ID# 23617)

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INSURGENTS Draft Report Card

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Todd Gurley
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Doug Martin
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Eddie Lacy
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Led by an Elite Group of RBs, INSURGENTS Can Compete With Anyone

Draft Summary

Rome wasn't built in a day, but INSURGENTS built a Roman Empire-esque roster. They are projected to go 9-4-0 (2,097 points) and finish in third. They jumped on ball carriers early and often, using their first three selections to grab RBs Todd Gurley (2nd overall), Doug Martin (23rd), and Eddie Lacy (26th). If these players can play up to expectations, INSURGENTS can have some success. They are the best group of RBs in the league.

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Schedule

INSURGENTS can chalk up Week 9 as a loss. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a tougher-than-average slate. In addition to having the sixth-most grueling overall schedule, INSURGENTS has the toughest first four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Tread Left on the Tires

    With an average of 6.9 years of NFL experience, INSURGENTS is the team most likely to have a player become a grandpa.

  • Good to Have Balance, Right?

    While the bottom half of the INSURGENTS roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 2), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 12).

  • Taking Some Time to get Warmed Up

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

  • A Pair of Proven Winners

    INSURGENTS has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Todd Gurley and Doug Martin) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

  • Mr. Versatility

    With 74 projected tackles, Khalil Mack places first in that category among all DEs in Apollo M.O.V.E. League.

  • Did Stretch Armstrong Make That Pick?

    Grabbing Lawrence Timmons at pick 143 was definitely a reach. Timmons is owned on just a handful of teams across all Yahoo! leagues.

Player Analysis

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 2
    Feed The Beast

    Over here we have a rarity in the wild named Todd Gurley. Projected to get a league-leading 343 touches, he feasts on feeble defenses.

    • Doug Martin, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 23
    Martin is Hungry

    And he'll get plenty of chances to feast this season, projected to rank sixth in the NFL with 297 touches.

    • Donte Moncrief, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 50
    Taking a Chance

    With their fifth-round pick, INSURGENTS threw caution to the wind. They took Donte Moncrief at pick number 50 despite an ADP of 66.7 across all Yahoo! leagues.

    • John Brown, WR
    • Round 6, Pick 71
    Was the 71st Pick the Right Time for John Brown?

    INSURGENTS apparently believes it is. The Cardinals' wide receiver is projected to have 82 points this year, almost the same as his total from last year.

    • J.J. Watt, DE
    • Round 8, Pick 95
    Not Just an Edge Rusher

    Among DEs in Apollo M.O.V.E. League, J.J. Watt ranks first in projected sacks with 12.

Best Available

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

    • Vance McDonald
    • Rank 148, ADP 138
    • Jordan Cameron
    • Rank 154, ADP 135
    • Joe Flacco
    • Rank 158, ADP 118
    • Brock Osweiler
    • Rank 163, ADP 122
  • 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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INSURGENTS
1. (2) Todd Gurley (LA - RB)
2. (23) Doug Martin (TB - RB)
3. (26) Eddie Lacy (GB - RB)
4. (47) Jeremy Maclin (KC - WR)
5. (50) Donte Moncrief (Ind - WR)
6. (71) John Brown (Ari - WR)
7. (74) Emmanuel Sanders (Den - WR)
8. (95) J.J. Watt (Hou - DE)
9. (98) Khalil Mack (Oak - DE)
10. (119) Everson Griffen (Min - DE)
11. (122) Bobby Wagner (Sea - LB)
12. (143) Lawrence Timmons (Pit - LB)
13. (146) Jadeveon Clowney (Hou - LB)
14. (167) Rashad Johnson (Ten - S)
15. (170) Harrison Smith (Min - S)
16. (191) Morgan Burnett (GB - S)
17. (194) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
18. (215) Justin Forsett (Bal - RB)
19. (218) Jay Cutler (Chi - QB)
20. (239) Jason Witten (Dal - TE)
21. (242) Charles Clay (Buf - TE)
22. (263) Green Bay (GB - DEF)
23. (266) Robbie Gould (Chi - K)

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