It doesn't matter how you get to the playoffs, it only matters that you get there. Money Max's Team is a squad built to get there and is projected to finish third in Virgin League with a record of 9-4-0 (1,829 points). They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Tom Brady (42nd overall), RBs Matt Forte (19th) and Melvin Gordon (39th), and WRs Antonio Brown (2nd) and DeAndre Hopkins (22nd). They ended up with the worst TE pair in the league, as they have Jordan Cameron and Dwayne Allen on their team.
Money Max's Team should use Week 10 to consider life's great mysteries, like why abbreviation is such a long word. It would be better than checking fantasy football that week. They have six players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have the least challenging schedule. Along with having the easiest overall schedule, Money Max's Team also has the league's second-easiest first four games and second-softest last four games of the season.
Betting on the Bolts
The fantasy hopes of Money Max's Team rest heavily on the fortunes of P-Riv's crew, as they loaded up with four Chargers on their roster.
Carrying the Load
Money Max's Team has a trio of above-average positions leading the way (RB, QB, and WR).
Money Max's Team minimized risk by choosing six consistent players among their 15 picks.
A Pair of Proven Winners
Money Max's Team has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Antonio Brown and Matt Forte) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.
Take One Play Off and He Burns You
Philip Rivers likes to score quickly, ranking fifth among NFL QBs with 4.3 TDs over 40 yards.
Money Max's Team scored the best value pick of the final round, drafting Stevie Johnson at pick number 142.
Money Max's Team Found Their WR1
- Antonio Brown, WR
- Round 1, Pick 2
Brown paced all wideouts with 129 receptions and 1,698 yards last season. Only Demaryius Thomas (184) got more targets than Brown's 181, and only Dez Bryant (16) had more TDs than Brown's 13.
Feed Thy Beast
- Matt Forte, RB
- Round 2, Pick 19
Matt Forte will get the ball early and often, projected to finish seventh in the league with 306 touches.
- Melvin Gordon, RB
- Round 4, Pick 39
Melvin Gordon is projected to tally 1,114 yards on the ground, placing him at eighth in the NFL in that category.
Is Tom Brady Religious?
- Tom Brady, QB
- Round 5, Pick 42
With 311 projected points, Money Max's Team will be hoping Brady is the answer to their prayers.
A Bit of a Reach
- Jordan Cameron, TE
- Round 6, Pick 59
Money Max's Team went out on a limb with their sixth-round pick. Across all Yahoo! leagues, Jordan Cameron has an ADP of 70.5, but he was grabbed at pick No. 59. Patience is a virtue, Money Max's Team.
There are three positions that Money Max's Team could look to upgrade, including TE, which looks like their biggest area of need.
- Vernon Davis
- Rank 132, ADP 128
- Jordan Reed
- Rank 133, ADP 136
- Josh Hill
- Rank 147, ADP 131
- Ladarius Green
- Rank 150, ADP 135
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..."