BeWare of da Vonster Draft Report Card


Led by a Quality Group of RBs, BeWare of da Vonster Will Dominate This League

Draft Summary

BeWare of da Vonster received the fourth pick in the draft and used it to build a juggernaut. The majority of the league will spend the season looking up at BeWare of da Vonster in the standings, as they are expected to finish first in The FF League with a record of 12-2-0 (1,675 points). They aimed for having a roster with balance throughout, taking QB Peyton Manning (44th overall), RBs Jamaal Charles (4th) and C.J. Anderson (17th), and WRs Alshon Jeffery (24th) and Emmanuel Sanders (37th). They ended up with the most prolific group of RBs in the league, as they have Anderson, Charles, and Arian Foster to lead the way.

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.


BeWare of da Vonster should use Week 7 to finally build that mini trainyard. Really just about anything other than checking fantasy football will do. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have the softest schedule. Along with having the easiest overall schedule, BeWare of da Vonster also has the softest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Close to the Vest

    BeWare of da Vonster was focused on a squad with minimal risk, grabbing six "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.

  • Team of Champions

    BeWare of da Vonster is rocking a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, four of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams, including C.J. Anderson, Emmanuel Sanders, and Peyton Manning.

  • Biggest Steal

    BeWare of da Vonster may have found a gem in the ninth round, grabbing Cam Newton (84th overall pick vs. ADP of 73).

  • Not Afraid to Scramble

    With 554 projected rushing yards (ranked third among QBs), Cam Newton has multiple ways to bring in points.

Player Analysis

    • Jamaal Charles, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 4
    Does Jamaal Charles Enjoy Gourmet Cuisine?

    Because his projected yardage figures are tasty. Charles is ranked 10th in the league with 1,544 all-purpose yards.

    • C.J. Anderson, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 17
    Old Fashioned

    BeWare of da Vonster stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking Jamaal Charles and C.J. Anderson before targeting other positions.

    • Alshon Jeffery, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 24
    174 Reasons for BeWare of da Vonster to Appreciate Alshon Jeffery

    Jeffery ranks eighth in the The FF League among WRs with 174 projected fantasy points.

    • E. Sanders, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 37
    Denver Dynamite

    A bargain at his ADP last season, Sanders was one of just four WRs to notch 100 receptions in 2014. The secret is out, but BeWare of da Vonster obviously knows this WR2 is as good a bet as any to post WR1-esque numbers.

    • Peyton Manning, QB
    • Round 5, Pick 44
    Like a Prancing Unicorn

    Peyton Manning is a fantasy dream. He's predicted to finish second in the NFL in passing TDs and third in passing yards.

Best Available

TE, the only subpar position on BeWare of da Vonster, is one area that could potentially be upgraded.

    • Jordan Reed
    • Rank 133, ADP 136
    • Dwayne Allen
    • Rank 143, ADP 128
    • Josh Hill
    • Rank 147, ADP 131
    • Ladarius Green
    • Rank 150, ADP 135
  • 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..."

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BeWare of da Vonster
1. (4) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
2. (17) C.J. Anderson (Den - RB)
3. (24) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
4. (37) Emmanuel Sanders (Den - WR)
5. (44) Peyton Manning (Den - QB)
6. (57) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
7. (64) Julian Edelman (NE - WR)
8. (77) Todd Gurley (StL - RB)
9. (84) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
10. (97) Steve Smith Sr. (Bal - WR)
11. (104) Zach Ertz (Phi - TE)
12. (117) Philadelphia (Phi - DEF)
13. (124) Coby Fleener (Ind - TE)
14. (137) Mason Crosby (GB - K)
15. (144) Stevie Johnson (SD - WR)
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