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    The Rice Bitch Slap Draft Report Card

    B
    Grade

    With Multiple Chiefs, The Rice Bitch Slap Has a Nasty Squad With Championship Aspirations

    Draft Summary

    Corresponding with a solid draft slot (fourth overall), The Rice Bitch Slap had a stellar showing. With a mark of 11-3-0 (1,385 points), they're projected to finish first in PAUL's FF League. They went after the diva position early, using three of their first five selections on WRs Jordy Nelson (second round), Michael Floyd (fourth round), and Michael Crabtree (fifth round). They have the most prolific group of RBs in the league, as they added Jamaal Charles, Arian Foster, Steven Jackson, and Mark Ingram to their roster.

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

    Schedule

    Week 6 is not looking like a fun one for fantasy football. The Rice Bitch Slap should look into the joys of scrapbooking, or bird-watching, or just keep The Rice Bitch Slap away from the TV. It won't 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 a tougher-than-average schedule. Along with having the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, The Rice Bitch Slap has the toughest first four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Good Luck With That One!

      The Rice Bitch Slap will have some intriguing decisions to make each week at WR, with a narrow projected points difference between their third- (Michael Crabtree), fourth- (Golden Tate), and fifth-ranked (Dwayne Bowe) wideouts.

    • Shouldering the Burden

      The Rice Bitch Slap has four above-average positions with RB and DEF projected to lead the way.

    • May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

      The Rice Bitch Slap might need to consult a fortune teller each week. Their top-drafted QB (Cam Newton) and second-drafted QB (Alex Smith) have similar seasonal point projections.

    • Risk Averse

      The Rice Bitch Slap minimized risk by choosing six consistent players among their 15 picks.

    • A Kansas City Chiefs Homer

      The fantasy hopes of The Rice Bitch Slap will rest heavily on the fortunes of the Chiefs, as they drafted four of them to their squad.

    • Officially Mediocre

      While the bottom half of the The Rice Bitch Slap roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 2), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 9).

    Player Analysis

      • Jamaal Charles, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 4
      Choosy Moms Choose Jamaal

      Owners who took a chance on Jamaal Charles were rewarded nicely last year, as he was owned on more playoff rosters across Yahoo! than any other RB.

      • Jordy Nelson, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 21
      168 Excuses to Cheer for Jordy Nelson

      Nelson ranks ninth in the PAUL's FF League among wideouts with 168 projected fantasy points.

      • Arian Foster, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 28
      Stolen In Broad Daylight

      Arian Foster was the best value pick of the round and could be the cause of many sleepless nights for the other managers.

      • M. Crabtree, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 52
      Rethinking That One

      Michael Crabtree may not justify his 52nd overall draft pick if projections hold true. Currently, he is estimated to fall outside the NFL's top-30 in both yards (37th with 926) and TDs (32nd with 6).

      • Cam Newton, QB
      • Round 6, Pick 69
      The Heist Is On

      The other league managers passed over a diamond in the rough. According to ADP, The Rice Bitch Slap got a steal in snatching Cam Newton in the sixth round (69th overall pick vs. ADP of 52.1).

    Best Available

    The Rice Bitch Slap is projected to have a pair of below-average positions (TE and WR), but TE is clearly their worst unit and an area that will likely need an upgrade.

      • Tim Wright
      • Rank 174, ADP 139
      • Owen Daniels
      • Rank 182, ADP 122
      • Jermichael Finley
      • Rank 186, ADP 120
      • Jared Cook
      • Rank 195, ADP 131
    • 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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    The Rice Bitch Slap
    1. (4) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
    2. (21) Jordy Nelson (GB - WR)
    3. (28) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
    4. (45) Michael Floyd (Ari - WR)
    5. (52) Michael Crabtree (SF - WR)
    6. (69) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
    7. (76) Steven Jackson (Atl - RB)
    8. (93) Antonio Gates (SD - TE)
    9. (100) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
    10. (117) Riley Cooper (Phi - WR)
    11. (124) Dwayne Bowe (KC - WR)
    12. (141) Mark Ingram (NO - RB)
    13. (148) Alex Smith (KC - QB)
    14. (165) Ryan Succop (Ten - K)
    15. (172) Cleveland (Cle - DEF)
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