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    matthew's Primo Team Draft Report Card

    B
    Grade

    Led by a Quality Group of RBs, matthew's Primo Team Will be a Tough Team

    Draft Summary

    matthew's Primo Team parlayed a solid draft slot (first overall) into a respectable performance. With a mark of 8-6-0 (1,352 points), they're projected to finish fifth in Yahoo Public 784085 League. With six WRs on the roster, matthew's Primo Team has a quality group of receivers; their WRs are projected to average 132 points this season, near the league average of 139. They landed the best group of RBs in the league, as they have Jamaal Charles, Alfred Morris, and Steven Jackson to lead the way.

    Nice draft. If there were a Fantasy Football Hall Of Fame, you should nominate yourself. Wait, there is? And you can??

    Schedule

    Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, matthew's Primo Team 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 a less-challenging-than-average slate. Along with the fifth-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for matthew's Primo Team.

    Draft Notes

    • Maybe You Should Add Tony Gonzalez While You're At It

      In Week 10, both Rob Gronkowski and Antonio Gates will be on bye for matthew's Primo Team.

    • Highlight Reel

      matthew's Primo Team is loaded at TE, but QB isn't too shabby, either.

    • A Pair of Proven Winners

      matthew's Primo Team has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Jamaal Charles and Alshon Jeffery) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

    • Apparently ADP is Overrated

      With their ninth-round pick, matthew's Primo Team pulled the trigger. They took Golden Tate at pick number 81 despite an ADP of just 95.5 across all Yahoo! leagues.

    • Not Afraid to Scramble

      With 664 projected rushing yards (ranking first among QBs), Colin Kaepernick has multiple ways to bring in points.

    • Mr. Relevant

      In terms of projected points, the choice of Steven Jackson was the strongest pick of the final round. Savvy move there, matthew's Primo Team.

    Player Analysis

      • Jamaal Charles, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 1
      2014 Could be More of the Same

      Owners who took a chance on Charles last season were rewarded handsomely, as he was owned on more playoff rosters across Yahoo! than any other RB.

      • Alshon Jeffery, WR
      • Round 2, Pick 20
      175 Excuses to Cheer for Alshon Jeffery

      Jeffery ranks seventh in the Yahoo Public 784085 League among wideouts with 175 projected fantasy points.

      • Alfred Morris, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 21
      Earning His Keep

      With 8.8 rushing TDs and 1,147 rushing yards, Alfred Morris is projected to finish seventh and fifth in the NFL in those categories, respectively.

      • Rob Gronkowski, TE
      • Round 5, Pick 41
      Better Lucky Than Good?

      The rest of Yahoo Public 784085 League overlooked a gem, and matthew's Primo Team made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Rob Gronkowski.

      • Nick Foles, QB
      • Round 6, Pick 60
      Is Nick Foles Religious?

      With 304 projected points, matthew's Primo Team will be hoping Foles is the answer to their prayers.

    Best Available

    WR and RB are expected to be the worst positions for matthew's Primo Team and a potential area of need.

      • Kenny Stills
      • Rank 129, ADP 130
      • Danny Amendola
      • Rank 132, ADP 127
      • Terrance West
      • Rank 85, ADP 119
      • Maurice Jones-Drew
      • Rank 88, ADP 111
    • Bye Week Points Lost
      Points

      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

      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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    matthew's Primo Team
    1. (1) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
    2. (20) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
    3. (21) Alfred Morris (Was - RB)
    4. (40) Wes Welker (Den - WR)
    5. (41) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
    6. (60) Nick Foles (Phi - QB)
    7. (61) Jeremy Maclin (Phi - WR)
    8. (80) Chris Johnson (NYJ - RB)
    9. (81) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
    10. (100) Eric Decker (NYJ - WR)
    11. (101) Colin Kaepernick (SF - QB)
    12. (120) Anquan Boldin (SF - WR)
    13. (121) Fred Jackson (Buf - RB)
    14. (140) Antonio Gates (SD - TE)
    15. (141) Steven Jackson (Atl - RB)
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