Family Feud (ID# 359438)

TEAM 6 Draft Report Card

B+
Grade

Led by a Talented WR Corps, TEAM 6 is Loaded with Talent

Draft Summary

The GM of TEAM 6 must be an angel, because this team looks like it fell from heaven. They were able to flip the 12th overall pick into an expected finish of second place with a record of 10-2-2 (1,410 points). They clearly wanted to put together a wide receiver corps early, using three of their first five selections on Demaryius Thomas (first round), Dez Bryant (second round), and Percy Harvin (fifth round). This group will have to produce in order for TEAM 6 to have a good season, as they are the highest-scoring group of WRs in the league.

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Schedule

While Week 4 has the most players on bye for TEAM 6 (three), Week 11 is actually projected to have the team's highest amount of idle fantasy points. Looking at the entire season, they have a more-difficult-than-average slate. Along with having the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, TEAM 6 has the second-toughest first four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • On Autopilot

    Choosing which WRs to start should be pretty obvious most weeks for TEAM 6, as projections show a healthy point difference between their third-ranked (Percy Harvin) and fourth-ranked (Aaron Dobson) wideouts.

  • Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

    At three different positions, TEAM 6 picked up projected top-3 players (Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas, and St. Louis).

  • The First Step is Admitting You Have a Problem

    It appears that TEAM 6 enjoys gambling, as they took chances on six "high-risk" picks.

  • My One and Only

    Ignoring roster depth, TEAM 6 chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

  • Bargain Shopper

    With four steals in the first 9 rounds (including Arian Foster, Percy Harvin, and Le'Veon Bell), TEAM 6 made some shrewd moves.

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    TEAM 6 nabbed a sleeper in Jordan Matthews with pick No. 156.

Player Analysis

    • D. Thomas, WR
    • Round 1, Pick 12
    Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law

    Demaryius Thomas is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 106 projected catches rank second in the league.

    • Dez Bryant, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 13
    Haters Gonna Hate

    The rest of Family Feud League overlooked a gem, and TEAM 6 made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Dez Bryant.

    • Le'Veon Bell, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 36
    How Rebellious of You

    TEAM 6 said 'no' to the tradition of fantasy drafting a RB early, waiting until the third round to pick up their first (Le'Veon Bell).

    • Arian Foster, RB
    • Round 4, Pick 37
    Biggest Steal

    If other Yahoo! users are right, TEAM 6 got a steal in the fourth round, when they selected Arian Foster (37th overall pick vs. ADP of 18.7).

    • Percy Harvin, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 60
    Returning to Greatness

    If special teams contributions count in Family Feud League, TEAM 6 may have found a gem in Percy Harvin. Including his 788 projected return yards, he ranks third in the league with 1,708 all-purpose yards.

Best Available

TEAM 6 has three positions that may need to be addressed at some point, including RB and K, which look like the biggest areas of need.

    • Terrance West
    • Rank 88, ADP 120
    • Devonta Freeman
    • Rank 109, ADP 124
    • Nick Folk
    • Rank 230, ADP 145
    • Shaun Suisham
    • Rank 232, ADP 146
  • 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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TEAM 6
1. (12) Demaryius Thomas (Den - WR)
2. (13) Dez Bryant (Dal - WR)
3. (36) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
4. (37) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
5. (60) Percy Harvin (NYJ - WR)
6. (61) Vernon Davis (SF - TE)
7. (84) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
8. (85) St. Louis (StL - DEF)
9. (108) Adam Vinatieri (Ind - K)
10. (109) Bishop Sankey (Ten - RB)
11. (132) Mark Ingram (NO - RB)
12. (133) Darren Sproles (Phi - RB)
13. (156) Jordan Matthews (Phi - WR)
14. (157) Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
15. (180) Aaron Dobson (NE - WR)
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