Who Cares? (ID# 602842)

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B-
Grade

Despite a Set of Beast RBs, The4FallsOfBuffalo Isn't Exactly What You'd Call "Strong"

Draft Summary

Selecting in the bottom half of the first round (seventh overall), The4FallsOfBuffalo can use their poor draft position as an excuse for why they choked. This team strikes fear in the heart of no one, with a projected record of 5-9-0 (1,579 points). They're probably going to finish eighth in Who Cares? League. With their first five picks, The4FallsOfBuffalo aimed for balance, selecting QB Aaron Rodgers (14th overall), RBs Todd Gurley (7th) and Mark Ingram (27th), and WRs Brandin Cooks (34th) and T.Y. Hilton (47th). They put together the best group of RBs in the league, as they added Gurley, Ingram, Rashad Jennings, and Matt Jones.

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

Keeper Summary

The4FallsOfBuffalo used two of their three keeper positions to retain Todd Gurley (5.2 ADP) and Aaron Rodgers (25.1 ADP). On average, their two keepers are marginally less valuable (by 4%) than the draft picks that they replaced.

Schedule

While Week 7 has the most players on bye for The4FallsOfBuffalo (five), Week 8 is actually projected to have the team's highest number of idle fantasy points. Looking at the entire season, they have one of the most daunting slates. Along with the second-most taxing overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are about league-average difficulty for The4FallsOfBuffalo.

Draft Notes

  • A Wasted Pick?

    If The4FallsOfBuffalo can't trade one of their five above-average RBs, then at least they'll be able to show off their superior depth at the position. Which, ya know, is good for something.

  • Strength in Numbers

    In order, the three best positions for The4FallsOfBuffalo are RB, DEF, and QB.

  • Close to the Vest

    The4FallsOfBuffalo was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing nine "low-risk" players out of 17 picks.

  • Big D

    The4FallsOfBuffalo elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • A Dominating Pair

    The4FallsOfBuffalo has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Todd Gurley and Mark Ingram) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

  • Bargain Shopper

    With three steals in the first 10 rounds (T.Y. Hilton, Carolina, and Brandin Cooks), The4FallsOfBuffalo made some shrewd moves.

Player Analysis

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 7
    No RB by Committee Here

    Look up "workhorse back" in the dictionary and there is a picture of Todd Gurley. The4FallsOfBuffalo should be in good shape if he reaches his league-leading 342 projected touches this year.

    • Aaron Rodgers, QB
    • Round 2, Pick 14
    Do You Know if Aaron Rodgers is Religious?

    With 321 projected points, The4FallsOfBuffalo is hoping Rodgers will be the answer to their prayers.

    • Mark Ingram, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 27
    Feed Thy Beast

    Mark Ingram will get the ball early and often, and he's projected to finish 10th in the league with 282 touches.

    • T.Y. Hilton, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 47
    Biggest Steal

    The4FallsOfBuffalo may have found a gem in the fifth round, grabbing T.Y. Hilton (47th overall pick vs. ADP of 31.8).

    • Matt Jones, RB
    • Round 7, Pick 67
    Was Matt Jones Worth it at Pick No. 67?

    The4FallsOfBuffalo sure hopes so. The Redskins' running back is projected to improve to the tune of 150 points this year, after only putting up 99 last year.

Best Available

With three subpar positions on The4FallsOfBuffalo, TE and K are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.

    • Vance McDonald
    • Rank 148, ADP 138
    • Jared Cook
    • Rank 150, ADP 134
    • Shayne Graham
    • Rank 221, ADP 95
    • Nick Folk
    • Rank 226, ADP 122
  • 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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SayHello2MyLilFriend
1. (7) Todd Gurley (LA - RB)
2. (14) Aaron Rodgers (GB - QB)
3. (27) Mark Ingram (NO - RB)
4. (34) Brandin Cooks (NO - WR)
5. (47) T.Y. Hilton (Ind - WR)
6. (54) Kelvin Benjamin (Car - WR)
7. (67) Matt Jones (Was - RB)
8. (74) Jeremy Langford (Chi - RB)
9. (87) Carolina (Car - DEF)
10. (94) Michael Crabtree (Oak - WR)
11. (107) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
12. (114) Rashad Jennings (NYG - RB)
13. (127) Jason Witten (Dal - TE)
14. (134) Ryan Tannehill (Mia - QB)
15. (147) Los Angeles (LA - DEF)
16. (154) Terrance Williams (Dal - WR)
17. (167) Dan Bailey (Dal - K)
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