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    tyler's Fine Team Draft Report Card

    B
    Grade

    Led by a Talented WR Corps, tyler's Fine Team Is Loaded With Studs

    Draft Summary

    Although they got stuck with the ninth overall selection, tyler's Fine Team was unfazed, building a roster capable of dominating any team in Any Given sWATTday. They're projected to finish with a record of 10-3-0 (1,379 points), placing them first. They wanted to shore up any RB concerns early, using three of their first five draft picks to draft RBs Matt Forte (first round), Andre Ellington (third round), and Ryan Mathews (fifth round). They have the best group of WRs in the league, as they added Dez Bryant, Antonio Brown, Cordarrelle Patterson, and Rueben Randle.

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

    Schedule

    While Week 10 has the most players on bye for tyler's Fine Team (five), Week 11 is actually projected to have the team's highest amount of idle fantasy points. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have the least difficult schedule. Corresponding with the easiest overall schedule, tyler's Fine Team also has the league's easiest first four games and softest last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Maybe You Should Add Tony Gonzalez While You're At It

      tyler's Fine Team must have missed the point of drafting a back-up. In Week 10, both Kyle Rudolph and Ladarius Green will be on bye.

    • A Triumvirate of Talent

      tyler's Fine Team has three above-average positions on their roster (WR, RB, and K).

    • Up, Up, and Away

      With five players projected to significantly beat their previous year's fantasy points, tyler's Fine Team hopes to have found some up-and-coming stars.

    • It's How You Finish

      tyler's Fine Team made every other squad look silly after some amazing halftime adjustments, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.

    • A Pair of Proven Winners

      tyler's Fine Team has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Matt Forte and Antonio Brown) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

    • Take One Play Off and He Burns You

      tyler's Fine Team drafted one of the most explosive QBs in the league in Tony Romo. Among NFL QBs, he's projected to rank fifth in plays over 40 yards with 10.9 and TDs over 40 yards with 4.2.

    Player Analysis

      • Matt Forte, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 9
      Does Matt Forte Enjoy Fajitas?

      Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Forte is projected to rank fourth in the league with 1,702 all-purpose yards.

      • Dez Bryant, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 12
      Haters Gonna Hate

      The rest of Any Given sWATTday League overlooked a gem, and tyler's Fine Team made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Dez Bryant.

      • A. Ellington, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 29
      An All-Purpose Stat-Stuffer

      Andre Ellington is projected to finish fifth in the league with 1,508 total yards (1,035 rushing, 472 receiving).

      • Antonio Brown, WR
      • Round 4, Pick 32
      173 Excuses to Cheer for Antonio Brown

      Brown ranks eighth in the Any Given sWATTday League among wideouts with 173 projected fantasy points.

      • C. Patterson, WR
      • Round 6, Pick 52
      Returning to Greatness

      If special teams contributions count in Any Given sWATTday League, tyler's Fine Team may have found a gem in Cordarrelle Patterson. Including his 805 projected return yards, he ranks first in the league with 1,846 all-purpose yards.

    Best Available

    There are three positions that tyler's Fine Team could look to improve, including DEF and TE, which look like the biggest areas of need.

      • Cincinnati Defense
      • Rank 192, ADP 89
      • Chicago Defense
      • Rank 217, ADP 124
      • Travis Kelce
      • Rank 144, ADP 135
      • Antonio Gates
      • Rank 146, ADP 126
    • 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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    tyler's Fine Team
    1. (9) Matt Forte (Chi - RB)
    2. (12) Dez Bryant (Dal - WR)
    3. (29) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
    4. (32) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
    5. (49) Ryan Mathews (SD - RB)
    6. (52) Cordarrelle Patterson (Min - WR)
    7. (69) Jay Cutler (Chi - QB)
    8. (72) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
    9. (89) Detroit (Det - DEF)
    10. (92) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
    11. (109) Terrance Williams (Dal - WR)
    12. (112) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
    13. (129) Rueben Randle (NYG - WR)
    14. (132) Bernard Pierce (Bal - RB)
    15. (149) Ladarius Green (SD - TE)
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