Funchess of Oats Draft Report Card


After Some Early Gambles, Buckners Muff Divers Probably Should Have Done Some Research

Draft Summary

Buckners Muff Divers does know this is "football" not "fútbol", right? Either way they turned the first overall pick into an easy win for the rest of the league, as they are projected to finish ninth in Paul's Piss Stains League with a record of 5-9-0. They aimed for having a roster with balance throughout, taking QB Andrew Luck (20th overall), RBs Le'Veon Bell (1st) and Joseph Randle (41st), and WRs A.J. Green (21st) and Golden Tate (40th). They put together one of the worst groups of WRs in the league, as they have Green, Tate, Nelson Agholor, and Charles Johnson for their rotation.

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Week 10 would be a good opportunity for Buckners Muff Divers to take a yoga retreat, and who knows, having that flexibility may come in handy for the “stretch” run. They have three players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a tougher-than-average schedule. In addition to having the fourth-most grueling overall schedule, Buckners Muff Divers also has the second-most difficult last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Highlight Reel

    Buckners Muff Divers is loaded at QB, but RB isn't too shabby, either.

  • The First Step is Admitting You Have a Problem

    It seems like Buckners Muff Divers likes to gamble -- they rolled the dice on six "high-risk" picks.

  • Detroit Lions Fan?

    Buckners Muff Divers is a believer in the hopes of the Detroit Lions this season, grabbing a couple of players on that team sooner than their ADPs might suggest.

  • Show Some ID

    Buckners Muff Divers isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 3.2 years of NFL experience.

  • My One and Only

    Ignoring roster depth, Buckners Muff Divers picked only one player at three different positions (QB, TE, and DEF).

  • A Pair of Proven Winners

    Buckners Muff Divers has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Le'Veon Bell and Andrew Luck) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

Player Analysis

    • Le'Veon Bell, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 1
    Week 4 Can't Arrive Soon Enough

    Across all Yahoo! leagues, no other Running Back appeared more often on first-place rosters than Le'Veon Bell last season.

    • Andrew Luck, QB
    • Round 2, Pick 20
    Buckners Muff Divers Made Sure Luck Was On Their Side

    Any questions about Luck's development were quelled last year, as the Indy gunslinger firmly entrenched himself among fantasy's elite at the QB position.

    • A.J. Green, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 21
    255 Excuses to Cheer for A.J. Green

    Green ranks ninth in the Paul's Piss Stains League among wideouts with 255 projected fantasy points.

    • Joseph Randle, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 41
    Milk Was a Bad Choice

    And so was drafting Joseph Randle, the weakest value of the round.

    • Nelson Agholor, WR
    • Round 7, Pick 61
    A Bit of a Reach

    Buckners Muff Divers went out on a limb with their seventh-round pick. Across all Yahoo! leagues, Nelson Agholor has an ADP of 100, but he was grabbed at pick No. 61. Patience is a virtue, Buckners Muff Divers.

Best Available

There are three positions that Buckners Muff Divers could look to upgrade, including WR, which looks like their biggest area of need.

    • Pierre Garcon
    • Rank 87, ADP 111
    • Brandon LaFell
    • Rank 109, ADP 111
    • Kendall Wright
    • Rank 111, ADP 125
    • Stevie Johnson
    • Rank 112, ADP 127
  • 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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Funchess of Oats
1. (1) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
2. (20) Andrew Luck (Ind - QB)
3. (21) A.J. Green (Cin - WR)
4. (40) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
5. (41) Joseph Randle (Dal - RB)
6. (60) Ameer Abdullah (Det - RB)
7. (61) Nelson Agholor (Phi - WR)
8. (80) Charles Johnson (Min - WR)
9. (81) Devin Funchess (Car - WR)
10. (100) Tevin Coleman (Atl - RB)
11. (101) Phillip Dorsett (Ind - WR)
12. (120) Delanie Walker (Ten - TE)
13. (121) Philadelphia (Phi - DEF)
14. (140)
15. (141)
16. (160)
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