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    Demaryius Targaryen Draft Report Card


    Led by a Stellar WR Corps, Demaryius Targaryen Is a Team to Watch Out For

    Draft Summary

    When a bottom-half draft slot yields top-half results, that's the sign of a strong effort by the GM. Such was the case with Demaryius Targaryen, which flipped its seventh overall pick into a projected fourth-place finish in Football Grandmas League (10-3-0, 1,426 points). They aimed for having a roster with balance throughout, taking QB Matthew Stafford (34th overall), RBs Marshawn Lynch (7th) and Alfred Morris (27th), and WRs Dez Bryant (14th) and Andre Johnson (47th). They put together the most prolific group of WRs in the league, as they have Bryant, Larry Fitzgerald, Johnson, and T.Y. Hilton on their team.

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


    Demaryius Targaryen can chalk up Week 11 as a loss. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have the least challenging slate. Along with having the easiest overall schedule, Demaryius Targaryen also has the league's easiest first four games and softest last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Strength in Numbers

      In order, the three best positions for Demaryius Targaryen are TE, DEF, and QB.

    • Close to the Vest

      Demaryius Targaryen was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing seven "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      Demaryius Targaryen will need to get busy on the waiver wire in Week 11, as their only TE (Jason Witten) and only K (Justin Tucker) will both be off that week.

    • No Back-Up No Cry

      Ignoring roster depth, Demaryius Targaryen chose only one player at four different positions (QB, TE, DEF, and K).

    • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

      Demaryius Targaryen grabbed a sleeper in Jeremy Hill with pick No. 127.

    • Mr. Mendoza

      Jeremy Hill is owned in only 6% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) Demaryius Targaryen has some solid inside information, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

    Player Analysis

      • Marshawn Lynch, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 7
      Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

      Get on up, it's Marshawn Lynch time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 220 projected points.

      • Dez Bryant, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 14
      Better Lucky Than Good?

      The rest of Football Grandmas League overlooked a gem, and Demaryius Targaryen made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Dez Bryant.

      • Alfred Morris, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 27
      Earning His Keep

      With 8.5 rushing TDs and 1,147 rushing yards, Alfred Morris is projected to finish eighth and fifth in the NFL in those categories, respectively.

      • M. Stafford, QB
      • Round 4, Pick 34
      Like a Prancing Unicorn

      Matthew Stafford is a fantasy dream. He's projected to finish third in the NFL in both passing TDs (31.5) and passing yards (4,955).

      • Andre Johnson, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 47
      The Power of Persuasion

      Now would be a reasonable time for Demaryius Targaryen to encourage the Football Grandmas League to raise the value of receptions. They snagged Andre Johnson and his 87 projected catches (ranked eighth in the NFL).

    Best Available

    RB and K are projected to be the worst units for Demaryius Targaryen.

      • Andre Williams
      • Rank 114, ADP 123
      • Chris Ivory
      • Rank 122, ADP 126
      • Shaun Suisham
      • Rank 232, ADP 146
      • Robbie Gould
      • Rank 234, ADP 142
    • 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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    Demaryius Targaryen
    1. (7) Marshawn Lynch (Sea - RB)
    2. (14) Dez Bryant (Dal - WR)
    3. (27) Alfred Morris (Was - RB)
    4. (34) Matthew Stafford (Det - QB)
    5. (47) Andre Johnson (Hou - WR)
    6. (54) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
    7. (67) Jason Witten (Dal - TE)
    8. (74) T.Y. Hilton (Ind - WR)
    9. (87) Kansas City (KC - DEF)
    10. (94) Torrey Smith (Bal - WR)
    11. (107) Justin Tucker (Bal - K)
    12. (114) Ben Tate (Min - RB)
    13. (127) Jeremy Hill (Cin - RB)
    14. (134) Anquan Boldin (SF - WR)
    15. (147) Fred Jackson (Buf - RB)
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