HungryHungry Hickman Draft Report Card


Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, HungryHungry Hickman Is a Team to Keep an Eye On

Draft Summary

HungryHungry Hickman parlayed a solid draft slot (fifth overall) into a respectable performance. With a mark of 9-4-0 (1,260 points), they're projected to finish fifth in Sayde's First Football Season League. They aimed for having a roster with balance throughout, taking QB Tony Romo (60th overall), RBs Marshawn Lynch (5th) and Alfred Morris (37th), and WRs Mike Evans (28th) and Vincent Jackson (69th). They built one of the best groups of RBs in the league, as they added Lynch, Morris, Bishop Sankey, and Charles Sims.

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.


Week 6 is not looking like a fun one for fantasy football. HungryHungry Hickman should look into the joys of scrapbooking, or bird-watching, or just anything that isn't fantasy football. It might not be pretty. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have one of the least difficult schedules. HungryHungry Hickman has the opportunity to close with a bang, as the last four games of their season are projected to be less difficult than the league average. However, the opening stretch of first four games is expected to be tougher than average, so a slow start is possible.

Draft Notes

  • Brett Favre is Just a Phone Call Away

    It's likely that in Week 6, HungryHungry Hickman will either be scraping the wire or begging for a trade (Tony Romo and Derek Carr will both be on bye). You can give Favre a call, but texting him isn't recommended.

  • Asset Allocation

    RB is the strongest position for HungryHungry Hickman, though TE and QB aren't too shabby either.

  • Close to the Vest

    HungryHungry Hickman was focused on a squad with minimal risk, grabbing nine "low-risk" players out of 19 picks.

  • Better Late Than Never

    HungryHungry Hickman finished on a high note, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.

  • Bargain Shopper

    With four steals in the first 11 rounds (including Heath Miller, Charles Sims, and Brandon LaFell), HungryHungry Hickman made some shrewd moves.

  • Biggest Steal

    If other Yahoo! users are right, HungryHungry Hickman got a steal in the 11th round, when they selected Heath Miller (165th overall pick vs. ADP of 124.2).

Player Analysis

    • Marshawn Lynch, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 5
    Feed Thy Beast

    Marshawn Lynch will get the ball early and often, projected to finish fourth in the league with 313 touches.

    • Mike Evans, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 28
    144 Excuses to Cheer for Mike Evans

    Evans ranks 10th in the Sayde's First Football Season League among wideouts with 144 projected fantasy points.

    • Tony Romo, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 60
    Is Tony Romo Religious?

    With 217 projected points, HungryHungry Hickman will be hoping Romo is the answer to their prayers.

    • Delanie Walker, TE
    • Round 6, Pick 92
    Was Delanie Walker Worth it at Pick No. 92?

    HungryHungry Hickman sure hopes so. The Titans' tight end is projected to earn 91 points this year, after putting up 99 last year.

    • Roddy White, WR
    • Round 7, Pick 101
    Was Roddy White the Best Choice at a Pick at No. 101?

    HungryHungry Hickman apparently thinks so. The Falcons' wideout is projected to notch 99 points this year, after producing 124 last year.

Best Available

DEF, the only subpar position on HungryHungry Hickman, is one area that could potentially be upgraded.

    • Indianapolis Defense
    • Rank 222, ADP 143
    • Dallas Defense
    • Rank 252, ADP 118
    • Pittsburgh Defense
    • Rank 255, ADP 118
    • New York Defense
    • Rank 272, ADP 118
  • 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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HungryHungry Hickman
1. (5) Marshawn Lynch (Sea - RB)
2. (28) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
3. (37) Alfred Morris (Was - RB)
4. (60) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
5. (69) Vincent Jackson (TB - WR)
6. (92) Delanie Walker (Ten - TE)
7. (101) Roddy White (Atl - WR)
8. (124) Brandon LaFell (NE - WR)
9. (133) Bishop Sankey (Ten - RB)
10. (156) Charles Sims (TB - RB)
11. (165) Heath Miller (Pit - TE)
12. (188) Doug Baldwin (Sea - WR)
13. (197) Malcom Floyd (SD - WR)
14. (220) Derek Carr (Oak - QB)
15. (229) Cincinnati (Cin - DEF)
16. (252) Cody Parkey (Phi - K)
17. (261) D'Qwell Jackson (Ind - LB)
18. (284) Rashad Johnson (Ari - S)
19. (293) Fletcher Cox (Phi - DE)
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