Yahoo Public 56212 (ID# 56212)

Dawgs Draft Report Card

C+
Grade

Despite a Set of Beast RBs, DJSlickRick's Team Should Have Attempted to Draft Players That are Good

Draft Summary

What is that horrible smell? It smells like burnt hair. Oh, never mind, it's just the DJSlickRick's Team roster. It'll take more than a plug-in to fix this team, which is projected to finish ninth in Yahoo Public 56212 League with a record of 6-8-0 (1,317 points). They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Aaron Rodgers (20th overall), RBs Adrian Peterson (1st) and Arian Foster (21st), and WRs Percy Harvin (40th) and DeSean Jackson (41st). They ended up with the best group of RBs in the league, as they added Peterson, Foster, Shane Vereen, and Chris Johnson.

Stupid autodraft! Right? Since you can’t be blamed for that draft, go ahead and nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame.

Schedule

DJSlickRick's Team should use Week 10 to consider life's great mysteries, like why abbreviation is such a long word. It would be better than checking fantasy football that week. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have a more-difficult-than-average slate. Along with the third-most grueling overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for DJSlickRick's Team.

Draft Notes

  • DJSlickRick's Team's Week 10 Opponent Will Love This

    DJSlickRick's Team's three best RBs (Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster, and Shane Vereen) will all be on bye in Week 10.

  • Earning Your Paycheck

    DJSlickRick'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- (Rueben Randle), and fifth-ranked (Jeremy Maclin) wideouts.

  • On the Rise

    DJSlickRick's Team hopes to break through this season, led by five players who are projected to significantly exceed their fantasy points from last season.

  • No Back-Up No Cry

    Ignoring roster depth, DJSlickRick's Team chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

  • A Versatile Combination

    Shane Vereen can hurt opponents with his hands as well as his feet. He ranks first among RBs in projected receiving yards with 699.

  • Mr. Mendoza

    Sam Bradford is owned in only 2% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) DJSlickRick's Team has some solid inside information, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

Player Analysis

    • A. Peterson, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 1
    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.

    • Aaron Rodgers, QB
    • Round 2, Pick 20
    DJSlickRick's Team's Stud Signal-Caller

    Aaron Rodgers is projected to rack up 325 points this year, enough to rank third among all QBs.

    • Arian Foster, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 21
    An All-Purpose Stat-Stuffer

    Arian Foster is projected to finish fourth in the league with 1,606 total yards (1,229 rushing, 377 receiving).

    • Percy Harvin, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 40
    Returning to Greatness

    If special teams contributions count in Yahoo Public 56212 League, DJSlickRick's Team may have found a gem in Percy Harvin. Including his 759 projected return yards, he ranks eighth in the league with 1,691 all-purpose yards.

    • DeSean Jackson, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 41
    Rethinking That One

    DeSean Jackson went with the 41st pick, but is projected to fall outside of the top-30 in the NFL in both receiving TDs (38th) and receiving yards (31st) with 5.8 and 971 respectively.

Best Available

With three subpar positions on DJSlickRick's Team, TE and WR are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.

    • Garrett Graham
    • Rank 149, ADP 130
    • Coby Fleener
    • Rank 174, ADP 135
    • Markus Wheaton
    • Rank 117, ADP 130
    • Brian Hartline
    • Rank 121, ADP 128
  • 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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1. (1) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
2. (20) Aaron Rodgers (GB - QB)
3. (21) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
4. (40) Percy Harvin (NYJ - WR)
5. (41) DeSean Jackson (Was - WR)
6. (60) Jeremy Maclin (Phi - WR)
7. (61) Chris Johnson (NYJ - RB)
8. (80) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
9. (81) Shane Vereen (NE - RB)
10. (100) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
11. (101) St. Louis (StL - DEF)
12. (120) Darren Sproles (Phi - RB)
13. (121) Rueben Randle (NYG - WR)
14. (140) Robbie Gould (Chi - K)
15. (141) Sam Bradford (StL - QB)
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