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    1BAMFR Draft Report Card


    Led by a Talented WR Corps, 1BAMFR Has a Squad Built to Reach the Playoffs

    Draft Summary

    Putting together a decent team, 1BAMFR didn't want to show up the Any Given sWATTday League and build some unbeatable juggernaut. They instead focused on building a team with a good chance to make the playoffs. Humbly, they are expected to finish in fifth-place in Any Given sWATTday League at 7-6-0 (1,382 points). They must have done their homework on the WR position during the offseason. Filling the roster with quality WRs, their six wideouts are projected to average 148 points this season, beating the league average of 136. They landed one of the best groups of WRs in the league, as they added Demaryius Thomas, Vincent Jackson, Mike Wallace, and Marques Colston.

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


    1BAMFR should use Week 4 to consider life's deeper mysteries, like why don't the pants worn by Dr. Bruce Banner rip when he transforms into the Hulk? It's better to think about that than pay attention to fantasy football. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a weaker-than-average slate. Along with the fifth-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are about league-average difficulty for 1BAMFR.

    Draft Notes

    • Carrying the Load

      1BAMFR has a trio of above-average positions leading the way (TE, WR, and K).

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      1BAMFR will need some help from the waiver wire in Week 4, as their only TE (Jordan Cameron) and only DEF (Arizona) will both be idle that week.

    • Golden Handcuff

      1BAMFR hedged their bets by scooping up James Starks in the 15th round to back up Eddie Lacy, his Packers teammate (a second-round selection).

    • A Pair of Proven Winners

      1BAMFR has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Demaryius Thomas and Eddie Lacy) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

    • Potent Potential

      Mike Evans and Kelvin Benjamin are a couple of late-round fliers with decent upside for 1BAMFR.

    • No Back-Up No Cry

      Ignoring roster depth, 1BAMFR chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

    Player Analysis

      • D. Thomas, WR
      • Round 1, Pick 10
      Death, Taxes, and Demaryius Thomas's Reliable Hands

      Thomas is projected to catch an NFL-leading 107 balls this year.

      • Eddie Lacy, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 11
      Does Eddie Lacy Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Lacy is projected to rank 10th in the league with 1,501 all-purpose yards.

      • Doug Martin, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 30
      Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

      Get on up, it's Doug Martin time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 189 projected points.

      • V. Jackson, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 31
      Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law

      Vincent Jackson is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 88 projected catches rank 10th in the league.

      • Jordan Cameron, TE
      • Round 5, Pick 50
      A Big, Reliable Threat

      Jordan Cameron ranks fourth in the Any Given sWATTday League among TEs with 126 projected fantasy points.

    Best Available

    With three subpar positions on 1BAMFR, QB and DEF are expected to be the worst of those potential areas of need.

      • Andy Dalton
      • Rank 120, ADP 123
      • Ryan Tannehill
      • Rank 124, ADP 134
      • Cincinnati Defense
      • Rank 192, ADP 89
      • Chicago Defense
      • Rank 217, ADP 124
    • 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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    1. (10) Demaryius Thomas (Den - WR)
    2. (11) Eddie Lacy (GB - RB)
    3. (30) Doug Martin (TB - RB)
    4. (31) Vincent Jackson (TB - WR)
    5. (50) Jordan Cameron (Cle - TE)
    6. (51) Russell Wilson (Sea - QB)
    7. (70) C.J. Spiller (Buf - RB)
    8. (71) Marques Colston (NO - WR)
    9. (90) Mike Wallace (Mia - WR)
    10. (91) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
    11. (110) Arizona (Ari - DEF)
    12. (111) Phil Dawson (SF - K)
    13. (130) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
    14. (131) Kelvin Benjamin (Car - WR)
    15. (150) James Starks (GB - RB)
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