Yahoo Public 490964 (ID# 490964)

Lund's Team Draft Report Card


Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, Lund's Team Will be a Tough Team

Draft Summary

Lund's Team delivered a solid draft performance, taking the fifth overall draft slot and turning it into a team with playoff potential. With an expected record of 10-4-0 (1,404 points), they're projected to finish third in Yahoo Public 490964 League. With five WRs on the roster, Lund's Team guaranteed the WR position was taken care of. Compared to the league average of 143, their WRs projected average of 141 points won't be much different than the rest of the wideouts around the league. They ended up with one of the highest-scoring groups of RBs in the league, as they added Matt Forte, DeMarco Murray, and Ben Tate.

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Lund's Team might as well plan a vacation for Week 9. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a more-difficult-than-average slate. In addition to having the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, Lund's Team also has the most difficult last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Earning Your Paycheck

    Lund's Team will have some tough decisions to make at WR each week, with a scant projected points difference between their third- (Kendall Wright), fourth- (Aaron Dobson), and fifth-ranked (Sammy Watkins) wideouts.

  • A Talented Trio

    Lund's Team has three positions on their roster that are stronger than the league's average (RB, TE, and K).

  • Team of Champions

    Lund's Team is fielding a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, four of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most championship rosters across all Yahoo! leagues, including Matt Forte, DeMarco Murray, and Antonio Brown.

  • Big D

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

  • Dual-Threat Dynamo

    Russell Wilson can deliver fantasy glory to Lund's Team with his arm and his legs. Wilson has 453 projected rushing yards, and ranks fifth among QBs in that category.

Player Analysis

    • Matt Forte, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 5
    Does Matt Forte Enjoy Fajitas?

    Because his all-purpose yardage figures are sizzling. Forte is projected to rank fourth in the league with 1,773 total yards.

    • DeMarco Murray, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 16
    Mr. Do-It-All

    DeMarco Murray is projected to finish fifth in the league with 1,562 total yards (1,111 rushing, 451 receiving).

    • Antonio Brown, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 25
    185 More Reasons to Appreciate Antonio Brown

    Brown ranks eighth in the Yahoo Public 490964 League among WRs with 185 projected fantasy points.

    • Julius Thomas, TE
    • Round 4, Pick 36
    Better Lucky Than Good?

    The rest of Yahoo Public 490964 League overlooked a gem, and Lund's Team made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Julius Thomas.

    • Percy Harvin, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 45
    Returning to Greatness

    If special teams contributions count in Yahoo Public 490964 League, Lund's 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

With three subpar positions on Lund's Team, QB and DEF are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.

    • Carson Palmer
    • Rank 138, ADP 134
    • Eli Manning
    • Rank 140, ADP 130
    • Baltimore Defanse
    • Rank 238, ADP 142
    • Tampa Bay Defanse
    • Rank 242, ADP 134
  • 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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Lund's Team
1. (5) Matt Forte (Chi - RB)
2. (16) DeMarco Murray (Dal - RB)
3. (25) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
4. (36) Julius Thomas (Den - TE)
5. (45) Percy Harvin (Sea - WR)
6. (56) Matt Ryan (Atl - QB)
7. (65) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
8. (76) Carolina (Car - DEF)
9. (85) Adam Vinatieri (Ind - K)
10. (96) Ben Tate (Cle - RB)
11. (105) Russell Wilson (Sea - QB)
12. (116) Sammy Watkins (Buf - WR)
13. (125) Aaron Dobson (NE - WR)
14. (136) Delanie Walker (Ten - TE)
15. (145) Indianapolis (Ind - DEF)
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