kyle's Team Draft Report Card


Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, kyle's Team Is the Team to Beat

Draft Summary

Watch out. Somebody let kyle's Team loose in the draft room. When the smoke cleared, all that was left was an elite squad capable of destroying opponents at will. They are projected to finish first in Yahoo Public 391789 League with a record of 11-3-0 (1,581 points). They loaded up on pass-catching weapons early on, using four of their first seven selections to acquire WRs Randall Cobb (third round), Julian Edelman (fifth round), Jeremy Maclin (sixth round), and Vincent Jackson (seventh round). They ended up with the top group of RBs in the league, as they have Adrian Peterson, C.J. Anderson, and Joseph Randle on the roster.

Looks like somebody did their homework. With a draft like that, you could nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame with your eyes closed. Go on, we dare you.


kyle's Team should drop off the grid during Week 11. They have three players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have one of the softest slates. kyle's Team has the opportunity to come out firing, as the first four games of their season are projected to be less difficult than the league average.

Draft Notes

  • Assessing the Assets

    RB is the strongest position for kyle's Team, though QB and K are also better than the league's average.

  • Close to the Vest

    kyle's Team was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing seven "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.

  • Nearly There

    The top half of the kyle's Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (ranked No. 1). However, the bottom of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 8).

  • Team of Champions?

    kyle's Team is fielding a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, three of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most championship rosters across all Yahoo! leagues: C.J. Anderson, Randall Cobb, and Jeremy Maclin.

  • Big D

    kyle's Team elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • Full Control Early On

    kyle's Team began things with a bang, nabbing the most projected points in the league during the draft's first half.

Player Analysis

    • A. Peterson, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 2
    Advanced Math

    If kyle's Team had a nickel for every time Adrian Peterson is projected to touch the ball this season, they'd have 333 nickels.

    • C.J. Anderson, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 19

    kyle's Team stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, nabbing Adrian Peterson and C.J. Anderson right off the bat.

    • Randall Cobb, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 22
    Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law

    Randall Cobb is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 90 projected catches rank sixth in the league.

    • Drew Brees, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 39

    kyle's Team drafted the most explosive QB in the league in Drew Brees. He's projected to drop bombs on DBs this year, to lead NFL QBs in plays over 40 yards with 13.2 and TDs over 40 yards with 5.1.

    • Julian Edelman, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 42
    Taking a Chance

    With their fifth-round pick, kyle's Team threw caution to the wind. They took Julian Edelman at pick number 42 despite an ADP of 52.6 across all Yahoo! leagues.

Best Available

TE and DEF are expected to be the worst positions for kyle's Team and a potential area of need.

    • Antonio Gates
    • Rank 142, ADP 94
    • Vernon Davis
    • Rank 152, ADP 127
    • Indianapolis Defense
    • Rank 225, ADP 140
    • Detroit Defense
    • Rank 234, ADP 130
  • 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..."

Powered by Automated Insights, the leading provider of personalized content. Learn more.

kyle's Team
1. (2) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
2. (19) C.J. Anderson (Den - RB)
3. (22) Randall Cobb (GB - WR)
4. (39) Drew Brees (NO - QB)
5. (42) Julian Edelman (NE - WR)
6. (59) Jeremy Maclin (KC - WR)
7. (62) Vincent Jackson (TB - WR)
8. (79) Joseph Randle (Dal - RB)
9. (82) Jordan Cameron (Mia - TE)
10. (99) Baltimore (Bal - DEF)
11. (102) Philip Rivers (SD - QB)
12. (119) Carolina (Car - DEF)
13. (122) Heath Miller (Pit - TE)
14. (139) Shaun Suisham (Pit - K)
15. (142) Percy Harvin (Buf - WR)
Ad Beacon

Best Draft

Best Draft is awarded to the team with the most projected season points based on weekly optimal starting lineups.

Draft Grades

Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported by Yahoo Fantasy. Please download a supported browser.