Draft Grade: B
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A mediocre draft slot can often result in a mediocre draft performance. Picking 10th overall, Romosexual is projected to land in seventh place in PJDs Entire Readership League with a record of 6-7-0 (1,196 points). With four RBs on the roster, Romosexual has quality and quantity at that spot; their RBs are projected to average 153 points this season, more than the league average of 146. They ended up with one of the least prolific combos of QBs in the league, as they added Tony Romo and Josh Freeman.
The Season Ahead
With the most players (6) and most projected fantasy points on bye, Week 9 figures to test the depth of Romosexual. From a projected points standpoint, they have the most challenging slate in the league. In addition to having the most grueling overall schedule, Romosexual also has the most difficult last four games of the season. A soft stretch might begin in Week 7, when Romosexual plays projected bottom-tier teams for three games in a row.
- Strongest Position: With three better-than-average positions on Romosexual, WR (9.1% above the league average) and RB (4.5%) are projected as especially strong units.
- Hit the Waiver Wire: Romosexual might need to hit the waiver wire in Week 9, as both TEs they picked will be resting that week (Vernon Davis and Brandon Pettigrew).
- The Sky's the Limit: With five players projected to significantly beat their previous year's fantasy points, Romosexual hopes to have found some up-and-coming stars.
- The Bargain Whisperer: Romosexual was hunting for deals throughout the draft, snapping up three steals in the first 10 rounds (including San Francisco, Greg Jennings, and Blair Walsh).
- Digging Deep: Jonathan Dwyer is owned in less than 10% of all Yahoo! leagues (5%). Perhaps he will reward Romosexual for their faith.
- Veteran Mentors: While the top half of the roster (from a projected points perspective) is relatively young (ranked No. 9 in the league with an average of 5.6 years of NFL experience), the bench is quite experienced (No. 3 with 6.0 years).
Toyota Top Picks
- T. Richardson
1st Round (10th Pick)
Running, Catching, Winning: Trent Richardson can hurt opponents with his hands as well as his feet. He ranks fifth among RBs in projected receiving yards with 451.
- Dez Bryant
2nd Round (15th Pick)
Raising Trophies: Dez Bryant knows about winning the big one. He was the 16th-most-owned player by championship teams across all Yahoo! leagues last season.
- Reggie Bush
3rd Round (34th Pick)
Reaching for the Best: Romosexual snagged the highest-ranked RB left on the board when they selected Reggie Bush in the third round, but according to ADP, it still may have been a stretch at that spot (34th pick vs. ADP of 46.9).
- Dwayne Bowe
4th Round (39th Pick)
While drafted 39th overall, Dwayne Bowe is not projected among the NFL's top 10 in either receiving TDs (20th with 7.0) or receiving yards (15th with 1,110).
- Vernon Davis
5th Round (58th Pick)
Vernon Davis ranks fifth in the league among TEs with 120 projected fantasy points, 17.8% higher than the average at that position.
Calling an Audible
With three below-average positions on Romosexual, QB (4.7% below the league average at that spot) and DEF (3.8%) are projected as especially weak units.
The following undrafted players may be worth considering:
Rank: 161 ADP: 116.78
Rank: 173 ADP: 120
New York Defense
Rank: 262 ADP: 126.32
Rank: 286 ADP: 127.03
- Player Points by Bye WeekPointsEach 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 ADPPick NumberBars 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 LeagueTeam LeagueThe 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 PointsWeekWeek-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..."