Putting together a playoff-caliber roster, G-RAD didn't break any records with this draft, but they put together a quality team that will be tough to match up against. Looking at their schedule, they figure to reach the playoffs with a 9-4-0 (2,058) record and fourth-place finish in Another Sunday League. They aimed for having a roster with balance throughout, taking QB Andrew Luck (49th overall), RBs LeSean McCoy (1st) and Andre Ellington (24th), and WRs Julio Jones (25th) and Victor Cruz (48th). They built the best group of WRs in the league, as they have Jones, Cruz, and Mike Wallace on the roster.
Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, G-RAD has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have one of the easiest slates. Corresponding with the second-easiest overall schedule, G-RAD also has the league's second-easiest first four games and softest last four games of the season.
Choosing which WRs to start should be pretty obvious most weeks for G-RAD, as projections show a healthy point difference between their third-ranked (Mike Wallace) and fourth-ranked (Doug Baldwin) wideouts.
Shouldering the Burden
G-RAD has five above-average positions with RB and WR projected to lead the way.
Up and Comers
Assembling a squad of rising stars is key to fantasy success and G-RAD may have done just that, with five players estimated to top their prior-season numbers by a substantial amount.
A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?
G-RAD nabbed a sleeper in Miles Austin with pick No. 192.
G-RAD Went All YOLO Here
Grabbing Donald Brown at pick 169 was just a bit of a stretch. Brown is owned on only a few rosters across all Yahoo! leagues.
Does LeSean McCoy Enjoy Fajitas?
- LeSean McCoy, RB
- Round 1, Pick 1
Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. McCoy is projected to rank sixth in the league with 1,626 all-purpose yards.
- A. Ellington, RB
- Round 2, Pick 24
G-RAD stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking LeSean McCoy and Andre Ellington before targeting other positions.
Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law
- Julio Jones, WR
- Round 3, Pick 25
Julio Jones is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 105 projected catches rank third in the league.
- Andrew Luck, QB
- Round 5, Pick 49
Andrew Luck will be making it rain on defenses this year, and is forecasted to finish 10th in the NFL with 4,072 passing yards.
A Big, Strong Threat
- Jason Witten, TE
- Round 6, Pick 72
Jason Witten ranks fourth in the Another Sunday League among TEs with 196 projected fantasy points. If the pundits are wrong and he places outside the top-10, G-RAD could be on the outside looking in come playoff time.
DEF, the only below-average position on G-RAD, is one area that could potentially be upgraded.
- Chicago Defanse
- Rank 212, ADP 121
- Indianapolis Defanse
- Rank 225, ADP 144
- Tampa Bay Defanse
- Rank 241, ADP 141
- New York Defanse
- Rank 242, ADP 126
Bye Week Points LostPoints
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 ADPPick 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 LeagueTeam 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 PointsWeek
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..."