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    Zack's Primo Team Draft Report Card

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    Grade

    Slated for a Third-Place Finish, Zack's Primo Team Is Loaded with Talent

    Draft Summary

    Zack's Primo Team delivered a solid draft performance, taking the third overall draft slot and turning it into a team with playoff potential. With an expected record of 9-5-0 (1,359 points), they're projected to finish third in Yahoo Public 411928 League. They clearly wanted to put together a wide receiver corps early, using three of their first five selections on Jordy Nelson (third round), Pierre Garcon (fourth round), and Percy Harvin (fifth round). They landed one of the most prolific RB duos in the league, as they added Adrian Peterson and Le'Veon Bell.

    Nice draft. If there were a Fantasy Football Hall Of Fame, you should nominate yourself. Wait, there is? And you can??

    Schedule

    Week 10 might require some additional effort if they hope to win, as their top two projected scorers (Andrew Luck and Adrian Peterson) will be relaxing at home that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a tougher-than-average slate. Corresponding with the third-most grueling overall schedule, Zack's Primo Team also has the second-most difficult last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Risk Averse

      Zack's Primo Team minimized risk by choosing nine consistent players among their 15 picks.

    • Big D

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

    • Don't Get Defensive Over This

      But Zack's Primo Team drafted Denver with the 83rd pick, even though their ADP is only 106.9 across all Yahoo! leagues.

    Player Analysis

      • A. Peterson, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 3
      Does Adrian Peterson Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Peterson is projected to rank second in the league with 1,857 all-purpose yards.

      • Le'Veon Bell, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 18
      Which Do You Want First, the Good News or the Bad?

      Despite being an above-average player at his position, the selection of Le'Veon Bell had less value than any other pick of the round.

      • Jordy Nelson, WR
      • Round 3, Pick 23
      186 Excuses to Cheer for Jordy Nelson

      Nelson ranks seventh in the Yahoo Public 411928 League among wideouts with 186 projected fantasy points.

      • Pierre Garcon, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 38
      The Power of Persuasion

      Now would be a reasonable time for Zack's Primo Team to encourage the Yahoo Public 411928 League to raise the value of receptions. They snagged Pierre Garcon and his 90 projected catches (ranked 10th in the NFL).

      • Percy Harvin, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 43
      Returning to Greatness

      If special teams contributions count in Yahoo Public 411928 League, Zack's Primo Team may have found a gem in Percy Harvin. Including his 759 projected return yards, he ranks sixth in the league with 1,691 all-purpose yards.

    Best Available

    There are four positions that Zack's Primo Team could look to improve, including TE and DEF, which look like the biggest areas of need.

      • Coby Fleener
      • Rank 175, ADP 136
      • Dwayne Allen
      • Rank 178, ADP 136
      • Baltimore Defanse
      • Rank 238, ADP 140
      • Tampa Bay Defanse
      • Rank 242, ADP 133
    • 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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    Zack's Primo Team
    1. (3) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
    2. (18) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
    3. (23) Jordy Nelson (GB - WR)
    4. (38) Pierre Garcon (Was - WR)
    5. (43) Percy Harvin (NYJ - WR)
    6. (58) Andrew Luck (Ind - QB)
    7. (63) Dennis Pitta (Bal - TE)
    8. (78) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
    9. (83) Denver (Den - DEF)
    10. (98) Ben Tate (Min - RB)
    11. (103) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
    12. (118) Ben Roethlisberger (Pit - QB)
    13. (123) Hakeem Nicks (Ind - WR)
    14. (138) Garrett Graham (Hou - TE)
    15. (143) Buffalo (Buf - DEF)
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