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    Burressted Dvlopment Draft Report Card

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    Despite a Set of Beast RBs, Burressted Dvlopment Has a Great Team if They Don't Care About Winning

    Draft Summary

    Is someone going to put out that dumpster fire? Oh, whoops, that's not a dumpster fire that's the Burressted Dvlopment roster. Easy mistake with a team that needs this much work. As the roster stands, Burressted Dvlopment is projected to finish ninth in BNFL League with a record of 5-9-0 (1,950 points). They jumped on ball carriers early and often, using their first three selections to grab RBs Jamaal Charles (3rd overall), Giovani Bernard (18th), and Andre Ellington (23rd). This group will have to produce in order for Burressted Dvlopment to have a good season, as they are the best group of RBs in the league.

    Nice draft. If there were a Fantasy Football Hall Of Fame, you should nominate yourself. Wait, there is? And you can??

    Schedule

    Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, Burressted Dvlopment has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a tougher-than-average slate. In addition to having the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, Burressted Dvlopment has the second-most difficult last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

      At three different positions, Burressted Dvlopment picked up projected top-two players (Jamaal Charles, Stephen Gostkowski, and Carolina).

    • QB Controversy?

      The coach of Burressted Dvlopment might need to flip a coin. Their top-drafted QB (Robert Griffin III) and second-drafted QB (Jay Cutler) have very similar seasonal point projections.

    • Bold Strategy, Burressted Dvlopment

      Let's see if it pays off. In Week 10, both Stephen Gostkowski and Nick Novak will be on bye for Burressted Dvlopment.

    • Fantasy FĂștbol

      This is the American version, folks. Burressted Dvlopment elected to go with two kickers, rather than adding depth at other positions.

    • You Snooze, You Lose

      While the rest of the league slept on Mike Evans, Burressted Dvlopment pounced on him at pick No. 138.

    Player Analysis

      • Jamaal Charles, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 3
      Does Jamaal Charles Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Charles is projected to rank second in the league with 1,724 all-purpose yards.

      • G. Bernard, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 18
      Old Fashioned

      Burressted Dvlopment stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking Jamaal Charles and Giovani Bernard before targeting other positions.

      • A. Ellington, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 23
      Mr. Do-It-All

      Andre Ellington is projected to finish sixth in the league with 1,506 total yards (1,035 rushing, 470 receiving).

      • R. Griffin III, QB
      • Round 6, Pick 58
      Dual-Threat Dynamo

      Robert Griffin III can deliver fantasy glory to Burressted Dvlopment with his arm and his legs. Griffin III has 581 projected rushing yards, and ranks third among QBs in that category.

      • Greg Olsen, TE
      • Round 7, Pick 63
      Was the 63rd Pick the Right Time for Greg Olsen?

      Burressted Dvlopment apparently believes it is. The Panthers' tight end is projected to have 210 points this year, almost the same as his total from last year.

    Best Available

    If Burressted Dvlopment is looking to make a roster move, QB is a position they could look to upgrade first.

      • Carson Palmer
      • Rank 138, ADP 137
      • Josh McCown
      • Rank 145, ADP 133
      • Alex Smith
      • Rank 146, ADP 124
      • Ryan Tannehill
      • Rank 147, ADP 134
    • 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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    Burressted Dvlopment
    1. (3) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
    2. (18) Giovani Bernard (Cin - RB)
    3. (23) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
    4. (38) Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
    5. (43) Victor Cruz (NYG - WR)
    6. (58) Robert Griffin III (Was - QB)
    7. (63) Greg Olsen (Car - TE)
    8. (78) Carolina (Car - DEF)
    9. (83) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
    10. (98) Jay Cutler (Chi - QB)
    11. (103) Kendall Wright (Ten - WR)
    12. (118) Terrance West (Cle - RB)
    13. (123) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
    14. (138) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
    15. (143) Nick Novak (SD - K)
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