Victory is Mine (ID# 391851)

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Boom Stockalocka Draft Report Card

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Rob Gronkowski
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Brandon Marshall
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Golden Tate
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Coinciding with Some Early-Round Reaches, Boom Stockalocka Needs to get to Work

Draft Summary

Jerry Rice once stated, "I feel like I'm the best, but you're not going to get me to say that." Well, guess what, Boom Stockalocka, he isn't going to say that about your team either. Because that would be a lie. Boom Stockalocka is expected to finish ninth in Victory is Mine League with a record of 4-9-0 (1,801 points). They went after the diva position early, using three of their first five selections on WRs Brandon Marshall (second round), Golden Tate (third round), and Tyler Lockett (fourth round). They ended up with the top TE duo in the league, as they added Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett.

We're not mad. We're just disappointed. Go nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame to make it up to us.

Schedule

While Week 7 has the most players on bye for Boom Stockalocka (three), Week 10 is actually projected to have the team's highest number of idle fantasy points. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a more-difficult-than-average schedule. In addition to having the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, Boom Stockalocka has the softest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Anyone Else Need a Tight End in Victory is Mine League?

    The trade market may heat up around Week 9, as both Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett will be on bye for Boom Stockalocka.

  • Starting Slowly

    Boom Stockalocka got off to a sluggish start, winding up with the fewest projected points in the league during the first half of the draft.

  • A Pair of Proven Winners

    Boom Stockalocka has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Rob Gronkowski and Brandon Marshall) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

  • Potent Potential

    Dak Prescott and Christine Michael are a couple of late-round fliers with decent upside for Boom Stockalocka.

  • Insider Trading?

    Christine Michael is owned in only 5% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) Boom Stockalocka has some solid insider sources, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

Player Analysis

    • Rob Gronkowski, TE
    • Round 1, Pick 10
    A Repeat for Rob

    For the second straight year, Gronkowski appeared on more first-place fantasy rosters than any other TE.

    • B. Marshall, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 15
    259 Reasons for Boom Stockalocka to Appreciate Brandon Marshall

    Marshall ranks sixth in the Victory is Mine League among WRs with 259 projected fantasy points.

    • Golden Tate, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 34
    Rethinking That One

    Golden Tate went with the 34th pick, even though he's projected to fall outside of the top-20 in the NFL in both receiving TDs (28th) and receiving yards (21st) with 6.9 and 1,036 respectively.

    • Tyler Lockett, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 39

    While drafted 39th overall, Tyler Lockett isn't projected among the NFL's top-30 in either receiving TDs (37th with 6) or receiving yards (46th with 852).

    • Chris Ivory, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 58
    Let Me Check it Again

    Why can't I find Chris Ivory on my draft cheat sheet? Oh wait, here he is under "mid-to-late-round flier."

Best Available

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

    • Jay Cutler
    • Rank 147, ADP 122
    • Brock Osweiler
    • Rank 165, ADP 121
    • Dion Lewis
    • Rank 164, ADP 93
    • Karlos Williams
    • Rank 167, ADP 116
  • 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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Boom Stockalocka
1. (10) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
2. (15) Brandon Marshall (NYJ - WR)
3. (34) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
4. (39) Tyler Lockett (Sea - WR)
5. (58) Chris Ivory (Jax - RB)
6. (63) Danny Woodhead (SD - RB)
7. (82) Ryan Mathews (Phi - RB)
8. (87) Duke Johnson Jr. (Cle - RB)
9. (106) Devin Funchess (Car - WR)
10. (111) Rishard Matthews (Ten - WR)
11. (130) Derek Carr (Oak - QB)
12. (135) Martellus Bennett (NE - TE)
13. (154) Dak Prescott (Dal - QB)
14. (159) Christine Michael (Sea - RB)
15. (178) Dan Bailey (Dal - K)

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