MyDitka is ChrisLong Draft Report Card


Fueled by Some Early-Round Value Picks, MyDitka is ChrisLong Has the Studs to Reach Playoffs

Draft Summary

MyDitka is ChrisLong parlayed a solid draft slot (fourth overall) into a respectable performance. With a mark of 8-6-0 (1,484 points), they're projected to finish fifth in stanly docs League. They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Russell Wilson (4th overall), RBs Adrian Peterson (21st) and Todd Gurley (28th), and WRs Calvin Johnson (45th) and Mike Evans (52nd). They landed one of the best WR tandems in the league, as they have Johnson and Evans on the team.

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Week 9 could be a frustrating one for MyDitka is ChrisLong, as their top two projected scorers (Russell Wilson and Carson Palmer) will be relaxing at home that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have one of the most difficult slates. Along with having the second-most grueling overall schedule, MyDitka is ChrisLong also has the second-most difficult last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Brett Favre is Just a Phone Call Away

    MyDitka is ChrisLong grabbed a couple of QBs (Russell Wilson and Carson Palmer) that'll both be on bye in Week 9, and will be looking for a signal-caller. You can call Brett, but texting him isn't exactly recommended.

  • Maybe You Should Add Tony Gonzalez While You're At It

    In Week 11, both Larry Donnell and Heath Miller will be on bye for MyDitka is ChrisLong.

  • AARP Card's in the Mail

    With an average of 7.9 years of NFL experience, MyDitka is ChrisLong is the team most likely to have a player qualify for a senior citizen discount.

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    MyDitka is ChrisLong nabbed a sleeper in Carson Palmer with pick No. 165.

  • The Bargain Whisperer

    MyDitka is ChrisLong was hunting for steals throughout the draft, snapping up a trio of bargains in the first 9 rounds (Calvin Johnson, Mike Evans, and Adrian Peterson).

  • Mr. Mendoza

    Fred Jackson is owned in only 1% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) MyDitka is ChrisLong has some solid inside information, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

Player Analysis

    • Russell Wilson, QB
    • Round 1, Pick 4
    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 MyDitka is ChrisLong.

    • A. Peterson, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 21
    Better Lucky Than Good?

    The rest of stanly docs League overlooked a gem, and MyDitka is ChrisLong made the highest value pick of the round by taking Adrian Peterson.

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 28
    A Choice That Wasn't Exactly Data-Driven

    According to projections, Todd Gurley will fall outside of the NFL top-20 in both rushing TDs (29th with 5) and yards (26th with 839). Seems like MyDitka is ChrisLong just went with their gut on this one.

    • Calvin Johnson, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 45
    Biggest Steal

    MyDitka is ChrisLong may have found a gem in the fourth round, grabbing Calvin Johnson (45th overall pick vs. ADP of 15.8).

    • Mike Evans, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 52
    164 Reasons for MyDitka is ChrisLong to Appreciate Mike Evans

    Evans ranks 10th in the stanly docs League among WRs with 164 projected fantasy points.

Best Available

There are three positions that MyDitka is ChrisLong could look to upgrade, including DEF, which looks like their biggest area of need.

    • Baltimore Defense
    • Rank 199, ADP 102
    • Kansas City Defense
    • Rank 209, ADP 126
    • San Francisco Defense
    • Rank 215, ADP 140
    • Indianapolis Defense
    • Rank 222, ADP 143
  • 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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MyDitka is ChrisLong
1. (4) Russell Wilson (Sea - QB)
2. (21) Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
3. (28) Todd Gurley (StL - RB)
4. (45) Calvin Johnson (Det - WR)
5. (52) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
6. (69) Roddy White (Atl - WR)
7. (76) Larry Donnell (NYG - TE)
8. (93) Phil Dawson (SF - K)
9. (100) Denver (Den - DEF)
10. (117) Giovani Bernard (Cin - RB)
11. (124) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
12. (141) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
13. (148) Fred Jackson (Sea - RB)
14. (165) Carson Palmer (Ari - QB)
15. (172) Heath Miller (Pit - TE)
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