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    alfie's Okay Team Draft Report Card

    B-
    Grade

    Despite an Exciting Set of WRs, alfie's Okay Team Has a Roster that Reeks of Mediocrity

    Draft Summary

    While alfie's Okay Team is no world-beater, this is a team that could potentially reach the playoffs if some things go their way. Picking ninth overall, alfie's Okay Team is projected to land in seventh place in Yahoo Public 490964 League with a record of 7-7-0 (1,344 points). With five WRs on the roster, alfie's Okay Team loaded up on solid pass catchers; their WRs are projected to average 147 points this season, close to the league average of 143. They built the most prolific group of WRs in the league, as they have Dez Bryant, Keenan Allen, and Marques Colston on the roster.

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

    Schedule

    Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, alfie's Okay Team 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 one of the least challenging slates. In addition to having the third-easiest overall schedule, alfie's Okay Team also has the second-easiest first four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Maybe You Should Add Tony Gonzalez While You're At It

      In Week 10, both Rob Gronkowski and Kyle Rudolph will be on bye for alfie's Okay Team.

    • Single-Bar Facemasks

      alfie's Okay Team knows this is American football, right? They elected to go with two kickers, instead of stockpiling depth at other positions.

    • Mr. Relevant

      alfie's Okay Team scored the best value pick of the final round, drafting Graham Gano at pick number 149.

    Player Analysis

      • Marshawn Lynch, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 9
      Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

      Get on up, it's Marshawn Lynch time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 203 projected points.

      • Dez Bryant, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 12
      Haters Gonna Hate

      The rest of Yahoo Public 490964 League overlooked a gem, and alfie's Okay Team made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Dez Bryant.

      • Keenan Allen, WR
      • Round 3, Pick 29
      Delivering Nightmares

      Keenan Allen will look to haunt the dreams of opposing corners, as he's projected to finish 10th in the NFL with 8.7 receiving TDs.

      • Rob Gronkowski, TE
      • Round 5, Pick 49
      The Tightest of Ends

      Rob Gronkowski is projected to rank among the top-5 for TEs in both receiving TDs (third with 7.9) and receiving yards (second with 1,040).

      • Cam Newton, QB
      • Round 6, Pick 52
      Dual-Threat Dynamo

      Cam Newton can deliver fantasy glory to alfie's Okay Team with his arm and his legs. Newton has 606 projected rushing yards, and ranks second among QBs in that category.

    Best Available

    alfie's Okay Team could potentially upgrade QB and RB, but QB is the position they'll want to focus on first.

      • Carson Palmer
      • Rank 138, ADP 134
      • Eli Manning
      • Rank 140, ADP 130
      • Joe Flacco
      • Rank 160, ADP 126
      • Alex Smith
      • Rank 164, ADP 126
    • 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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    alfie's Okay Team
    1. (9) Marshawn Lynch (Sea - RB)
    2. (12) Dez Bryant (Dal - WR)
    3. (29) Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
    4. (32) Doug Martin (TB - RB)
    5. (49) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
    6. (52) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
    7. (69) Marques Colston (NO - WR)
    8. (72) San Francisco (SF - DEF)
    9. (89) Dan Bailey (Dal - K)
    10. (92) Joique Bell (Det - RB)
    11. (109) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
    12. (112) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
    13. (129) DeAndre Hopkins (Hou - WR)
    14. (132) Josh McCown (TB - QB)
    15. (149) Graham Gano (Car - K)
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