bryce's Rad Team proved on draft day that when the lights come on, they perform, building a strong team capable of beating anyone on the schedule. They are expected to finish first in Virgin League with a record of 9-3-1 (1,870 points). With five WRs on the roster, bryce's Rad Team has a quality group of receivers; their WRs are projected to average 200 points this season, near the league average of 210. They put together the most prolific RB combo in the league, as they added Adrian Peterson and Justin Forsett.
bryce's Rad Team should use Week 9 to consider life's deeper mysteries, like why don't the pants worn by Dr. Bruce Banner rip when he transforms into the Hulk? It's better to think about that than pay attention to fantasy football. They have three players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have one of the easiest slates. Along with the third-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are about league-average difficulty for bryce's Rad Team.
Carrying the Load
bryce's Rad Team has five above-average positions with RB and TE projected to lead the way.
The coach of bryce's Rad Team might need to flip a coin. Their top-drafted QB (Matt Ryan) and second-drafted QB (Ryan Tannehill) have very similar seasonal point projections.
Close to the Vest
bryce's Rad Team was focused on a squad with minimal risk, grabbing eight "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.
You Snooze, You Lose
While the rest of the league slept on Marvin Jones, bryce's Rad Team pounced on him at pick No. 138.
The Heist Is On
The other league managers passed over a diamond in the rough. According to ADP, bryce's Rad Team got a steal in snatching Sammy Watkins in the ninth round (83rd overall pick vs. ADP of 61.8).
A Super Duper Signal-Caller
Ryan Tannehill is projected to rack up 298 points this year, enough to rank seventh among all QBs.
Adrian Peterson Doesn't Read the Playbook
- A. Peterson, RB
- Round 1, Pick 3
The playbook reads him. bryce's Rad Team should be in decent shape if Peterson gets his 333 projected touches this year.
283 More Reasons to Appreciate Calvin Johnson
- Calvin Johnson, WR
- Round 2, Pick 18
Johnson ranks sixth in the Virgin League among WRs with 283 projected fantasy points.
Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme
- Justin Forsett, RB
- Round 3, Pick 23
Get on up, it's Justin Forsett time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 240 projected points.
Better Lucky Than Good?
- Jimmy Graham, TE
- Round 4, Pick 38
The rest of Virgin League overlooked a gem, and bryce's Rad Team made the highest value pick of the round by taking Jimmy Graham.
Defensive Coordinators Plan Specifically for Johnson
- Andre Johnson, WR
- Round 5, Pick 43
Andre Johnson is expected to reach paydirt 8.4 times, placing him eighth in the NFL in projected receiving TDs.
WR, the only below-average position on bryce's Rad Team, is one area that could potentially be upgraded.
- Brandon LaFell
- Rank 109, ADP 109
- Brian Quick
- Rank 116, ADP 130
- Michael Floyd
- Rank 117, ADP 118
- Kenny Stills
- Rank 123, ADP 127
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..."