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Drew Brees
Eddie Lacy
Jonathan Stewart
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Led by a Talented WR Corps, ScrivCo Is the Favorite to Win it All

Draft Summary

Even though ScrivCo didn't have a high draft pick (sixth overall), it didn't matter, as they built a legit squad capable of taking it to any opponent that gets in their way. As far as projections go, they will probably finish first in WALKER'S FOOTBALL League with a record of 11-2-0 (1,678 points). With their first five picks, ScrivCo focused on a balanced offensive attack, selecting QB Drew Brees (6th overall), RBs Eddie Lacy (15th) and Jonathan Stewart (26th), and WRs Antonio Brown (35th) and Mike Evans (46th). They ended up with the top group of WRs in the league, as they have Brown, Evans, T.Y. Hilton, and Golden Tate on their team.

Looks like somebody did their homework. With a draft like that, you could nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame with your eyes closed. Go on, we dare you.


Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, ScrivCo has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have the softest schedule. Corresponding with the easiest overall schedule, ScrivCo also has the league's second-easiest first four games and second-softest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    ScrivCo nabbed a sleeper in Tyler Boyd with pick No. 146.

  • Beginning with a Bang

    ScrivCo got off to a sizzling start, amassing the most projected points in the league during the first half of the draft.

  • Don't Get Defensive Over This

    But ScrivCo drafted Green Bay with the 86th pick, even though their ADP is only 132.8 across all Yahoo! leagues.

  • Mr. Mendoza

    Tyler Boyd is owned in only 2% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) ScrivCo has some solid inside information, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

Player Analysis

    • Drew Brees, QB
    • Round 1, Pick 6
    Like Elway in His Prime

    Drew Brees is projected to lead the NFL in both passing yards (4,804) and passing TDs (31.5).

    • Antonio Brown, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 35
    Better Lucky Than Good?

    The rest of WALKER'S FOOTBALL League overlooked a gem, and ScrivCo made the highest value pick of the round by taking Antonio Brown.

    • Mike Evans, WR
    • Round 5, Pick 46
    171 Reasons for ScrivCo to Appreciate Mike Evans

    Evans ranks 10th in the WALKER'S FOOTBALL League among WRs with 171 projected fantasy points.

    • Coby Fleener, TE
    • Round 6, Pick 55
    A Big, Strong Weapon

    Coby Fleener ranks fourth in the WALKER'S FOOTBALL League among TEs with 130 projected fantasy points.

    • Frank Gore, RB
    • Round 7, Pick 66
    Was Frank Gore Worth it at Pick No. 66?

    ScrivCo sure hopes so. The Colts' running back is projected to earn 141 points this year, after putting up 159 last year.

Best Available

If ScrivCo has a desire to make a roster move, DEF and RB are areas of need.

    • Los Angeles Defense
    • Rank 171, ADP 86
    • Oakland Defense
    • Rank 191, ADP 122
    • Isaiah Crowell
    • Rank 105, ADP 126
    • Bilal Powell
    • Rank 111, ADP 127
  • 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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Tittsburgh Feelers
1. (6) Drew Brees (NO - QB)
2. (15) Eddie Lacy (GB - RB)
3. (26) Jonathan Stewart (Car - RB)
4. (35) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
5. (46) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
6. (55) Coby Fleener (NO - TE)
7. (66) Frank Gore (Ind - RB)
8. (75) Justin Tucker (Bal - K)
9. (86) Green Bay (GB - DEF)
10. (95) T.Y. Hilton (Ind - WR)
11. (106) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
12. (115) Derrick Henry (Ten - RB)
13. (126) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
14. (135) Andy Dalton (Cin - QB)
15. (146) Tyler Boyd (Cin - WR)

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