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    JJ it is what it is Draft Report Card


    Led by a Terrific Group of RBs, JJ it is what it is Is a Boss In the Draft Game

    Draft Summary

    In correlation with this draft, JJ it is what it is has decided to open a nice little side business that teaches inferior opponents how to draft like a boss. After JJ it is what it is hopped off the bus they used to take the rest of these kids to school, they built a roster that's projected to finish second in Any Given sWATTday League with a record of 10-3-0 (1,363 points). They jumped on ball carriers early and often, using their first three selections to grab RBs Jamaal Charles (7th overall), Montee Ball (14th), and Giovani Bernard (27th). If these players can play up to expectations, JJ it is what it is can have some success. They are one of the highest-scoring groups 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??


    Week 10 would be a good opportunity for JJ it is what it is to take a yoga retreat, and who knows, having that flexibility may come in handy for the “stretch” run. 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 an easier-than-average schedule. Along with the fourth-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for JJ it is what it is.

    Draft Notes

    • Positional Fortitude

      JJ it is what it is has four positions that are stronger than league average. While DEF, RB, and K are projected to be good, WR is the best on JJ it is what it is.

    • On the Rise

      JJ it is what it is hopes to break through this season, led by four players who are projected to significantly exceed their fantasy points from last season.

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      JJ it is what it is will need a hand from the waiver wire in Week 4, as their only K (Steven Hauschka) and only DEF (St. Louis) will both be on bye that week.

    • Risk Averse

      JJ it is what it is minimized risk by choosing six consistent players among their 15 picks.

    • Show Some ID

      JJ it is what it is isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 4.7 years of NFL experience.

    • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

      JJ it is what it is grabbed a sleeper in Dennis Pitta with pick No. 134.

    Player Analysis

      • Jamaal Charles, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 7
      Does Jamaal Charles Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Charles is projected to rank third in the league with 1,729 all-purpose yards.

      • Montee Ball, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 14
      Loading Up

      There's no doubt that ball-carriers were the top priority for JJ it is what it is, as they went RB-RB-RB in the draft's first three rounds.

      • Keenan Allen, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 34
      Delivering Nightmares

      Keenan Allen will look to haunt the dreams of opposing corners, as he's projected to finish 10th in the NFL with 8.2 receiving TDs.

      • Victor Cruz, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 47
      The Heist Is On

      The other league managers passed over a diamond in the rough. According to ADP, JJ it is what it is got a steal in snatching Victor Cruz in the fifth round (47th overall pick vs. ADP of 34.3).

      • Pierre Garcon, WR
      • Round 6, Pick 54
      Was Pierre Garcon Worth it at Pick No. 54?

      JJ it is what it is sure hopes so. The Redskins' WR is projected to get 148 points this year, after producing 164 last season.

    Best Available

    JJ it is what it is could potentially upgrade TE and QB, but TE is the position they'll want to focus on first.

      • Travis Kelce
      • Rank 144, ADP 135
      • Antonio Gates
      • Rank 146, ADP 126
      • Tyler Eifert
      • Rank 158, ADP 133
      • Delanie Walker
      • Rank 159, ADP 134
    • 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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    JJ it is what it is
    1. (7) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
    2. (14) Montee Ball (Den - RB)
    3. (27) Giovani Bernard (Cin - RB)
    4. (34) Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
    5. (47) Victor Cruz (NYG - WR)
    6. (54) Pierre Garcon (Was - WR)
    7. (67) Andrew Luck (Ind - QB)
    8. (74) Joique Bell (Det - RB)
    9. (87) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
    10. (94) Alex Smith (KC - QB)
    11. (107) St. Louis (StL - DEF)
    12. (114) Steven Hauschka (Sea - K)
    13. (127) Lamar Miller (Mia - RB)
    14. (134) Dennis Pitta (Bal - TE)
    15. (147) Shonn Greene (Ten - RB)
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