al's Team isn't the best team in the league, but they aren't the worst, and there is something to be said for that. After selecting first overall, they are projected to finish in sixth in Yahoo Public 294429 League at 6-8-0 (1,529 points). They drafted four decent RBs for their roster. This group is projected to average 178 points this season, which is close the league average of 169. They put together the best group of RBs in the league, as they added Jamaal Charles, Jeremy Hill, and LeGarrette Blount.
al's Team should use Week 10 to consider life's deeper mysteries, like what was the greatest thing before sliced bread? No, seriously, think about it. It's better than thinking about fantasy football that week. They have three 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 tougher-than-average schedule. Corresponding with the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, al's Team also has the second-toughest first four games of the season.
Carrying the Load
al's Team has four above-average positions with TE and RB projected to lead the way.
Close to the Vest
al's Team was focused on a squad with minimal risk, grabbing nine "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.
Good to Have Balance, Right?
While the bottom half of the al's Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 1), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 8).
Putting Their Best Foot Forward
al's Team knows this isn't European football, right? They elected to go with two kickers, instead of stockpiling depth at other positions.
Better Late Than Never
al's Team finished on a high note, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.
A Bit of a Reach
al's Team went out on a limb with their ninth-round pick. Across all Yahoo! leagues, LeGarrette Blount has an ADP of 96, but he was grabbed at pick No. 81. Patience is a virtue, al's Team.
Jamaal Charles Doesn't Read the Playbook
- Jamaal Charles, RB
- Round 1, Pick 1
The playbook reads him. al's Team should be in decent shape if Charles gets his 293 projected touches this year.
The Power of Persuasion
- Randall Cobb, WR
- Round 2, Pick 20
Now would be a reasonable time for al's Team to encourage the Yahoo Public 294429 League to raise the value of receptions. They snagged Randall Cobb and his 90 projected catches (ranked sixth in the NFL).
It's not that Gio Bernard Wasn't Good
- Jeremy Hill, RB
- Round 3, Pick 21
It's that Jeremy Hill was just that great. The first-year RB from LSU paced all rookies in rush attempts (222), rushing yards (1,124), and rush TDs (9).
On a Scale of 1 to America
- D. Hopkins, WR
- Round 4, Pick 40
How free will DeAndre Hopkins get in the secondary? He's projected to put up 1,204 receiving yards this year.
A Tight End with Some Wheels
- Travis Kelce, TE
- Round 5, Pick 41
Travis Kelce isn't just a threat in the red zone. With a projection of 791 yards through the air, he ranks third in the NFL among TEs in receiving yards.
DEF and QB are expected to be the worst positions for al's Team and a potential area of need.
- Kansas City Defense
- Rank 211, ADP 132
- San Francisco Defense
- Rank 217, ADP 140
- Teddy Bridgewater
- Rank 103, ADP 127
- Carson Palmer
- Rank 122, ADP 133
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..."