jay's Glorious Team Draft Report Card


Projected to Finish Fifth, jay's Glorious Team Will Be a Tough Out

Draft Summary

jay's Glorious Team took a high draft pick and turned it into a playoff-caliber squad with a projected record of 8-6-0 (1,519). They should be able to roll through most of Yahoo Public 602317 League on their way to a projected fifth-place finish. With their first five picks, jay's Glorious Team aimed for balance, selecting QB Drew Brees (39th overall), RBs Adrian Peterson (2nd) and Arian Foster (19th), and WRs A.J. Green (22nd) and Martavis Bryant (42nd). They built one of the highest-scoring QB combos in the league, as they added Brees and Teddy Bridgewater to their squad.

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While Week 9 has the most players on bye for jay's Glorious Team (four), Week 11 is actually projected to have the team's highest number of idle fantasy points. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have an easier-than-average slate. Along with the fifth-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are about league-average difficulty for jay's Glorious Team.

Draft Notes

  • "It's Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It's Whether You Get Up"

    After drafting the fewest projected points in the league over the draft's first half, jay's Glorious Team accumulated the most during the second half. Vince Lombardi would be proud.

  • Sky's the Limit

    With four players projected to significantly beat their previous year's fantasy points, jay's Glorious Team hopes to have found some up-and-coming stars.

  • Officially Mediocre

    While the bottom half of the jay's Glorious Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 1), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 10).

  • Fantasy FĂștbol

    This is the American version, folks. jay's Glorious Team elected to go with two kickers, rather than adding depth at other positions.

  • Starting Slowly

    jay's Glorious Team got off to a sluggish start, winding up with the fewest projected points in the league during the first half of the draft.

  • It's How You Finish

    jay's Glorious Team made every other squad look silly after some amazing halftime adjustments, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.

Player Analysis

    • A. Peterson, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 2
    He's a Touchy, Feely Kind of Guy

    With 333 touches, Adrian Peterson is projected to rank second in the NFL in that category. How touching, jay's Glorious Team.

    • Arian Foster, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 19
    Old Fashioned

    jay's Glorious Team stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking Adrian Peterson and Arian Foster before targeting other positions.

    • A.J. Green, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 22
    169 Reasons for jay's Glorious Team to Appreciate A.J. Green

    Green ranks 10th in the Yahoo Public 602317 League among WRs with 169 projected fantasy points.

    • Drew Brees, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 39

    jay's Glorious Team drafted the most explosive QB in the league in Drew Brees. He's projected to drop bombs on DBs this year, to lead NFL QBs in plays over 40 yards with 13.2 and TDs over 40 yards with 5.1.

    • Sammy Watkins, WR
    • Round 6, Pick 59
    Buffalo's Soldier

    Watkins was just 18 yards shy from being the fourth rookie WR to notch 1,000 receiving yards last season (Beckham, Evans, Benjamin).

Best Available

With three below-average positions on jay's Glorious Team, WR and DEF are expected to be the worst of those potential areas of need.

    • Stevie Johnson
    • Rank 129, ADP 130
    • Terrance Williams
    • Rank 130, ADP 125
    • Miami Defense
    • Rank 232, ADP 130
    • Detroit Defense
    • Rank 235, ADP 135
  • 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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jay's Glorious Team
1. (2) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
2. (19) Arian Foster (Hou - RB)
3. (22) A.J. Green (Cin - WR)
4. (39) Drew Brees (NO - QB)
5. (42) Martavis Bryant (Pit - WR)
6. (59) Sammy Watkins (Buf - WR)
7. (62) Zach Ertz (Phi - TE)
8. (79) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
9. (82) Arizona (Ari - DEF)
10. (99) Joseph Randle (Dal - RB)
11. (102) Michael Floyd (Ari - WR)
12. (119) Teddy Bridgewater (Min - QB)
13. (122) Victor Cruz (NYG - WR)
14. (139) Vernon Davis (Den - TE)
15. (142) Justin Tucker (Bal - K)
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