Despite Some Early Steals, GODZILLA THRILLAZ Will Need to Improve to Reach Playoffs

Draft Summary

Andy Dufresne once said that "Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." Sadly, hope might be the only thing that GODZILLA THRILLAZ can cling to as their playoff aspirations are dwindling quickly. They picked eighth overall in HitemUp Classic League and are forecasted to finish seventh with a record of 5-9-0 (2,983 points). They went after the QB spot right out of the gate, using their first two selections on Tony Romo (8th overall) and Sam Bradford (13th). They put together one of the bottom groups of WRs in the league, as they added T.Y. Hilton, Percy Harvin, Phillip Dorsett, and Michael Floyd.

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While Week 8 has the most players on bye for GODZILLA THRILLAZ (four), Week 6 is actually projected to have the team's highest number of idle fantasy points. Looking at the season as a whole, they have an easier-than-average schedule. Along with having the fourth-easiest overall schedule, GODZILLA THRILLAZ also has the league's second-easiest first four games and second-softest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Highlight Reel

    GODZILLA THRILLAZ is stacked at QB, but RB isn't too shabby, either.

  • Show Some ID

    GODZILLA THRILLAZ isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 4 years of NFL experience.

  • The First Step is Admitting You Have a Problem

    It seems like GODZILLA THRILLAZ likes to gamble -- they rolled the dice on eight "high-risk" picks.

  • Nearly There

    The top half of the GODZILLA THRILLAZ roster is one of the strongest in the league (ranked No. 2). However, the bottom of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 9).

  • Potent Potential

    Marvin Jones and Devin Funchess are a couple of late-round fliers with decent upside for GODZILLA THRILLAZ.

  • The Bargain Whisperer

    GODZILLA THRILLAZ was hunting for deals throughout the draft, snapping up four steals in the first 10 rounds (including T.Y. Hilton, Martavis Bryant, and Carlos Hyde).

Player Analysis

    • Tony Romo, QB
    • Round 1, Pick 8
    Thanks for Clearing That Up, Terry

    Terry Bradshaw once said “I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid.” GODZILLA THRILLAZ hopes that drafting Tony Romo and his 32.9 projected passing TDs was a choice that Bradshaw wouldn't make.

    • Jeremy Hill, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 28
    If it Ain't Broke

    Then do fix it? Laughing in the face of decades of fantasy tradition, GODZILLA THRILLAZ didn't grab their first RB (Jeremy Hill) until the third round.

    • Derek Carr, QB
    • Round 6, Pick 53
    Was Derek Carr the Best Choice at Pick No. 53?

    GODZILLA THRILLAZ apparently thinks so. The Raiders' signal-caller is projected to earn 478 points this year, after putting up 412 last year.

    • Carlos Hyde, RB
    • Round 7, Pick 68
    Was Carlos Hyde the Best Choice at Pick No. 68?

    GODZILLA THRILLAZ apparently thinks so. The 49ers' RB is projected to put up 173 points this year, after only netting 87 last season.

    • T.Y. Hilton, WR
    • Round 8, Pick 73
    The Heist Is On

    The other league managers passed over a diamond in the rough. According to ADP, GODZILLA THRILLAZ got a steal in snatching T.Y. Hilton in the eighth round (73rd overall pick vs. ADP of 27.1).

Best Available

WR and TE are projected to be the weakest units for GODZILLA THRILLAZ.

    • Eddie Royal
    • Rank 90, ADP 114
    • Torrey Smith
    • Rank 91, ADP 110
    • Austin Seferian-Jenkins
    • Rank 126, ADP 133
    • Jordan Reed
    • Rank 133, ADP 136
  • 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. (8) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
2. (13) Sam Bradford (Phi - QB)
3. (28) Jeremy Hill (Cin - RB)
4. (33) Joseph Randle (Dal - RB)
5. (48) Teddy Bridgewater (Min - QB)
6. (53) Derek Carr (Oak - QB)
7. (68) Carlos Hyde (SF - RB)
8. (73) T.Y. Hilton (Ind - WR)
9. (88) Nelson Agholor (Phi - WR)
10. (93) Martavis Bryant (Pit - WR)
11. (108) Percy Harvin (Buf - WR)
12. (113) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
13. (128) Phillip Dorsett (Ind - WR)
14. (133) Darren Sproles (Phi - RB)
15. (148) Michael Floyd (Ari - WR)
16. (153) Marvin Jones (Cin - WR)
17. (168) Devin Funchess (Car - WR)
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