David's Team Draft Report Card


With a Projected Finish of Seventh, David's Team Isn't Anything to Fear

Draft Summary

If there was a Hall of Average, David's Team would have a plaque. Unfortunately, there isn't, so instead they'll just have to settle for losing more often than not. This team is projected to finish in seventh-place in Yahoo Public 602317 League at 6-8-0 (1,517 points). They focused on having a balanced offensive attack, selecting QB Russell Wilson (35th overall), RB Matt Forte (15th), WR DeSean Jackson (46th), and TE Rob Gronkowski (6th) within the first five rounds. They ended up with the most prolific TE tandem in the league, as they have Gronkowski and Jordan Reed on their team.

Not bad, but you've still got room for improvement. Becoming a Toyota Hall Of Famer would certainly qualify. Nominate yourself now.


David's Team might as well plan a vacation for Week 8. They have six players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a more-challenging-than-average slate. Along with the fourth-most grueling overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for David's Team.

Draft Notes

  • Assessing the Assets

    TE is the strongest position for David's Team, though DEF and RB are also better than the league's average.

  • Show Some ID

    David's Team isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 5.3 years of NFL experience.

  • Team of Champions?

    David's Team is fielding a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, three of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most championship rosters across all Yahoo! leagues: Rob Gronkowski, Matt Forte, and Justin Forsett.

  • Putting Their Best Foot Forward

    David's Team knows this isn't European football, right? They elected to go with two kickers, instead of stockpiling depth at other positions.

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    David's Team nabbed a sleeper in Sam Bradford with pick No. 126.

Player Analysis

    • Rob Gronkowski, TE
    • Round 1, Pick 6

    Across all Yahoo! leagues, no Tight End appeared on first-place rosters more often than Rob Gronkowski last year.

    • Matt Forte, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 15
    Feed Thy Beast

    Matt Forte will get the ball early and often, projected to finish fourth in the league with 317 touches.

    • Russell Wilson, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 35
    Knowing When to Tuck it in and Run

    He won't get too flashy in the passing game, but the ability to create with his legs makes Wilson a legitimate threat to NFL defenses -- and to future fantasy opponents of David's Team.

    • DeSean Jackson, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 46
    Let Me Check it Again

    Why can't I find DeSean Jackson on my draft cheat sheet? Oh wait, here he is under "mid-to-late round flier."

    • Keenan Allen, WR
    • Round 6, Pick 55
    Was Keenan Allen Worth it at Pick No. 55?

    David's Team sure hopes so. The Chargers' WR is projected to put up 151 points this year, after only netting 98 last season.

Best Available

There are three positions that David's Team could look to improve, including WR and K, which look like the biggest areas of need.

    • Stevie Johnson
    • Rank 129, ADP 130
    • Terrance Williams
    • Rank 130, ADP 125
    • Randy Bullock
    • Rank 228, ADP 146
    • Josh Brown
    • Rank 243, ADP 136
  • 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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David's Team
1. (6) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
2. (15) Matt Forte (Chi - RB)
3. (26) Justin Forsett (Bal - RB)
4. (35) Russell Wilson (Sea - QB)
5. (46) DeSean Jackson (Was - WR)
6. (55) Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
7. (66) Allen Robinson (Jax - WR)
8. (75) Houston (Hou - DEF)
9. (86) Dan Bailey (Dal - K)
10. (95) T.J. Yeldon (Jax - RB)
11. (106) Nelson Agholor (Phi - WR)
12. (115) Marques Colston (NO - WR)
13. (126) Sam Bradford (Phi - QB)
14. (135) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
15. (146) Nick Folk (NYJ - K)
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