#LifeStyleMatters is projected to finish fourth in #Braggin'Rights League with a record of 8-5-0 (1,939 points). While that is pretty good, pretty good wasn't enough for John Fox in Denver, and it shouldn't be for you. If you're not first, you're last. They stocked up on pass-catching weapons early on, using three of their first five selections to pick up WRs Dez Bryant (third round), Sammy Watkins (fourth round), and Jeremy Maclin (fifth round). They also have the most prolific group of RBs in the league, as they added Todd Gurley, Lamar Miller, and Thomas Rawls.
Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, #LifeStyleMatters has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Looking at the entire season, they have an easier-than-average slate. In addition to having the fourth-easiest overall schedule, #LifeStyleMatters also has the league's second-easiest first four games and second-softest last four games of the season.
The Best Player Plays
#LifeStyleMatters is the youngest squad in the league, with an average of just 4.7 years of NFL experience.
Close to the Vest
#LifeStyleMatters was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing eight "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.
This is the American version, folks. #LifeStyleMatters elected to go with two kickers, rather than adding depth at other positions.
#LifeStyleMatters elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.
A Dominating Pair
#LifeStyleMatters has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Todd Gurley and Thomas Rawls) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.
It's How You Finish
#LifeStyleMatters must have had a motivational halftime speech, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.
Feed The Beast
- Todd Gurley, RB
- Round 1, Pick 8
Over here we have a rarity in the wild named Todd Gurley. Projected to get a league-leading 345 touches, he feasts on feeble defenses.
- Lamar Miller, RB
- Round 2, Pick 13
#LifeStyleMatters stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking Todd Gurley and Lamar Miller before targeting other positions.
229 More Reasons to Appreciate Dez Bryant
- Dez Bryant, WR
- Round 3, Pick 28
Bryant ranks seventh in the #Braggin'Rights League among WRs with 229 projected fantasy points.
Was Travis Kelce Worth it at Pick No. 53?
- Travis Kelce, TE
- Round 6, Pick 53
#LifeStyleMatters sure hopes so. The Chiefs' tight end is projected to have 150 points this year, just a bit lower than his total from last year.
- Thomas Rawls, RB
- Round 7, Pick 68
#LifeStyleMatters may have found a gem in the seventh round, grabbing Thomas Rawls (68th overall pick vs. ADP of 38).
If #LifeStyleMatters has a desire to make a roster move, TE and QB are areas of need.
- Eric Ebron
- Rank 132, ADP 135
- Virgil Green
- Rank 145, ADP 136
- Tyrod Taylor
- Rank 90, ADP 113
- Marcus Mariota
- Rank 105, ADP 122
Bye Week Points LostPoints
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 ADPPick 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 LeagueTeam 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 PointsWeek
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..."