Yahoo Public 391938 (ID# 391938)

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russell sprouts Draft Report Card

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DeAndre Hopkins
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A.J. Green
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Devonta Freeman
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With a Projected Finish of Eighth, russell sprouts Isn't Exactly What You'd Call "Strong"

Draft Summary

For some the eighth overall pick is a challenge, for others its a blessing, but for russell sprouts it looks to be a curse and an early indicator of the season ahead. Most teams in the league will pick up an easy win against russell sprouts, resulting in their projected 4-9-1 (1,466) record and eighth-place finish in Yahoo Public 391938 League. They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Ben Roethlisberger (48th overall), RBs Devonta Freeman (28th) and Eddie Lacy (33rd), and WRs DeAndre Hopkins (8th) and A.J. Green (13th). They ended up with one of the lowest-scoring tandems of QBs in the league, as they added Roethlisberger and Tony Romo.

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

Schedule

Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, russell sprouts has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a less-challenging-than-average slate. Along with the fifth-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for russell sprouts.

Draft Notes

  • A Talented Trio

    russell sprouts has three positions on their roster that are stronger than the league's average (RB, DEF, and WR).

  • Senior Citizen Discount

    With an average of 8 years of NFL experience, russell sprouts is the team most likely to have a player become a grandpa.

  • Big D

    russell sprouts elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • A Pair of Proven Winners

    russell sprouts has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (DeAndre Hopkins and Devonta Freeman) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

Player Analysis

    • D. Hopkins, WR
    • Round 1, Pick 8
    Targeting the Texan

    Hopkins was one of just three wideouts (along with Julio Jones and Antonio Brown) to get at least 190 targets last year, and only Devonta Freeman and Tom Brady appeared more often on championship rosters than Houston's stud WR.

    • A.J. Green, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 13
    177 Excuses to Cheer for A.J. Green

    Green ranks eighth in the Yahoo Public 391938 League among wideouts with 177 projected fantasy points.

    • D. Freeman, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 28
    Haters Gonna Hate

    The rest of Yahoo Public 391938 League overlooked a gem, and russell sprouts made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Devonta Freeman.

    • Eddie Lacy, RB
    • Round 4, Pick 33
    Plowing Through Defenses

    Eddie Lacy is expected to finish ninth in the NFL in rushing TDs with 7.3.

    • B. Roethlisberger, QB
    • Round 5, Pick 48
    Like a Prancing Unicorn

    Ben Roethlisberger is a fantasy dream. He's projected to finish second in the NFL in both passing TDs (30.1) and passing yards (4,687).

Best Available

While russell sprouts is expected to be weak across three positions, K is definitely their weakest unit and an area of need.

    • Cairo Santos
    • Rank 225, ADP 143
    • Chandler Catanzaro
    • Rank 227, ADP 140
    • Dan Bailey
    • Rank 233, ADP 135
    • Robbie Gould
    • Rank 235, ADP 142
  • 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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russell sprouts
1. (8) DeAndre Hopkins (Hou - WR)
2. (13) A.J. Green (Cin - WR)
3. (28) Devonta Freeman (Atl - RB)
4. (33) Eddie Lacy (GB - RB)
5. (48) Ben Roethlisberger (Pit - QB)
6. (53) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
7. (68) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
8. (73) Denver (Den - DEF)
9. (88) Shayne Graham (Atl - K)
10. (93) Ryan Mathews (Phi - RB)
11. (108) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
12. (113) Michael Crabtree (Oak - WR)
13. (128) Antonio Gates (SD - TE)
14. (133) Markus Wheaton (Pit - WR)
15. (148) Pittsburgh (Pit - DEF)

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