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    Screaming Scotsmen Draft Report Card


    Led by a Quality Group of RBs, Screaming Scotsmen Has a Stacked Squad

    Draft Summary

    Collusion might be the only way to stop Screaming Scotsmen this year, as they are projected to finish with a record of 11-3-0; good enough for second in Belgrade Beer Drinkers League.

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

    Keeper Summary

    Screaming Scotsmen took advantage of all 12 of their keeper positions, loading up on RBs. They retained three RBs among their five highest-ranked keepers-- Giovani Bernard (19.1 ADP), Arian Foster (21.5 ADP), and Andre Ellington (23.7 ADP). From an ADP perspective, their top-ranked keeper (Giovani Bernard), is less valuable than a first-round draft choice. Overall, the top five keepers on Screaming Scotsmen are projected to be slightly less productive (by 4.8%) than the draft picks they replaced.


    Screaming Scotsmen can chalk up Week 10 as a loss. They have six players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have one of the softest schedules. Along with having the second-easiest overall schedule, Screaming Scotsmen has the most difficult last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

      Screaming Scotsmen might need to consult a fortune teller each week. Their top-drafted QB (Aaron Rodgers) and second-drafted QB (Nick Foles) have similar seasonal point projections.

    • Sky's the Limit

      With eight players projected to significantly beat their previous year's fantasy points, Screaming Scotsmen hopes to have found some up-and-coming stars.

    • Better Late Than Never

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

    • Bargain Shopper

      With four steals in the first 10 rounds (including Michael Crabtree, Rob Gronkowski, and Larry Fitzgerald), Screaming Scotsmen made some shrewd moves.

    • Biggest Steal

      If other Yahoo! users are right, Screaming Scotsmen got a steal in the ninth round, when they selected Michael Crabtree (82nd overall pick vs. ADP of 48.4).

    • He Can Catch, Too

      Shane Vereen is a dual-threat back, racking up points on the ground and through the air. He ranks first among RBs in projected receiving yards with 595.

    Player Analysis

      • G. Bernard, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 2
      Rethinking That One?

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

      • A. Ellington, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 12
      Does Andre Ellington Enjoy Gourmet Cuisine?

      Because his projected yardage figures are tasty. Ellington is ranked ninth in the league with 1,508 all-purpose yards.

      • Aaron Rodgers, QB
      • Round 3, Pick 22
      A Super Duper Signal-Caller

      Aaron Rodgers is projected to rack up 328 points this year, enough to rank third among all QBs.

      • Arian Foster, RB
      • Round 4, Pick 32
      Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

      Get on up, it's Arian Foster time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 206 projected points.

      • L. Fitzgerald, WR
      • Round 6, Pick 52
      Was Larry Fitzgerald Worth it at Pick No. 52?

      Screaming Scotsmen sure hopes so. The Cardinals' WR is projected to have 145 points this year, just a bit lower than his total from last season.

    Best Available

    Although Screaming Scotsmen has no below-average positions, K is one area they could potentially upgrade.

      • Mason Crosby
      • Rank 207, ADP 99
      • Nick Novak
      • Rank 212, ADP 124
      • Dan Carpenter
      • Rank 223, ADP 128
      • Jay Feely
      • Rank 230, ADP 143
    • 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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    Screaming Scotsmen
    1. (2) Giovani Bernard (Cin - RB)
    2. (12) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
    3. (22) Aaron Rodgers (GB - QB)
    4. (32) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
    5. (42) Randall Cobb (GB - WR)
    6. (52) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
    7. (62) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
    8. (72) Joique Bell (Det - RB)
    9. (82) Michael Crabtree (SF - WR)
    10. (92) Shane Vereen (NE - RB)
    11. (102) Torrey Smith (Bal - WR)
    12. (112) Nick Foles (Phi - QB)
    13. (122) Brandin Cooks (NO - WR)
    14. (132) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
    15. (142) Carolina (Car - DEF)
    16. (152) Blair Walsh (Min - K)
    17. (162) Tim Wright (NE - TE)
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