Mmm.donuts is projected to finish fifth in May the best win League with a record of 8-5-0 (1,398 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 used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Matt Ryan (48th overall), RBs Justin Forsett (20th) and Devonta Freeman (65th), and WRs Odell Beckham Jr. (9th) and DeAndre Hopkins (37th). They ended up with one of the worst groups of RBs in the league, as they added Forsett, Freeman, Tre Mason, and Cameron Artis-Payne.
Mmm.donuts should use Week 9 to finally build that mini trainyard. Really just about anything other than checking fantasy football will do. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a weaker-than-average slate. Despite having the fifth-easiest overall schedule, Mmm.donuts actually has the second-most difficult last four games of the season.
Choosing which WRs to start should be pretty obvious most weeks for Mmm.donuts, as projections show a healthy point difference between their third-ranked (Eric Decker) and fourth-ranked (Markus Wheaton) wideouts.
Mmm.donuts minimized risk by choosing eight consistent players among their 16 picks.
Great Idea, Poor Execution
Mmm.donuts will need a hand from the waiver wire in Week 9, as their only K (Randy Bullock) and only DEF (Houston) will both be on bye that week.
A Pair of Proven Winners
Mmm.donuts has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Odell Beckham Jr. and Justin Forsett) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.
You Snooze, You Lose
While the rest of the league slept on Cameron Artis-Payne, Mmm.donuts pounced on him at pick No. 205.
Mmm.donuts Went All YOLO Here
Grabbing Justin Houston at pick 132 was, let's say, conceptually adventurous. Houston is owned on just a few rosters across all Yahoo! leagues.
Finishing With a Bang
- O. Beckham Jr., WR
- Round 1, Pick 9
From Week 9 through Week 17, Beckham torched the NFL for 81 catches, 1,199 yards and nine touchdowns (on 115 total targets).
Is His Jersey Made of Honey?
- Justin Forsett, RB
- Round 2, Pick 20
Because the projections for Justin Forsett are sweet! He's projected to be the eighth-best RB in the league this season.
Do You Know if Matt Ryan is Religious?
- Matt Ryan, QB
- Round 4, Pick 48
With 237 projected points, Mmm.donuts is hoping Ryan will be the answer to their prayers.
A Bit of a Reach
- D. Freeman, RB
- Round 5, Pick 65
Mmm.donuts went out on a limb with their fifth-round pick. Across all Yahoo! leagues, Devonta Freeman has an ADP of 123.8, but he was grabbed at pick No. 65. Patience is a virtue, Mmm.donuts.
Was Eric Decker Worth it at Pick No. 76?
- Eric Decker, WR
- Round 6, Pick 76
Mmm.donuts sure hopes so. The Jets' WR is projected to get 153 points this year, just a bit better than last season.
With three subpar positions on Mmm.donuts, RB and TE are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.
- Charles Sims
- Rank 160, ADP 125
- Knile Davis
- Rank 177, ADP 126
- Mychal Rivera
- Rank 229, ADP 137
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..."