Ex-Heisman Draft Report Card


With a Projected Finish of Fourth, Ex-Heisman Is a Team to Watch Out For

Draft Summary

Playoffs?! Are you kidding me, playoffs?! Actually, yeah that could happen. Ex-Heisman put together a quality team and is projected to finish in fourth-place in VBowl League at 10-4-0 (2,371 points). They went after the diva position early, using three of their first five selections on WRs Demaryius Thomas (second round), Alshon Jeffery (third round), and DeAndre Hopkins (fourth round). A lot will be expected of this group, as they are a legit group of WRs.

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.


Week 9 might require some artful managing from Ex-Heisman. They have six players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have an easier-than-average slate. Ex-Heisman has the opportunity to exit the gates quickly, as the first four games of their season are projected to be less difficult than the league average.

Draft Notes

  • Carrying the Load

    Ex-Heisman has five above-average positions with TE and RB projected to lead the way.

  • Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

    At three different positions, Ex-Heisman picked up projected top-two players (Stephen Gostkowski, Buffalo, and Travis Kelce).

  • Close to the Vest

    Ex-Heisman was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing eight "low-risk" players out of 16 picks.

  • Fantasy FĂștbol

    This is the American version, folks. Ex-Heisman elected to go with two kickers, rather than adding depth at other positions.

  • Big D

    Ex-Heisman elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • Biggest Steal

    If other Yahoo! users are right, Ex-Heisman got a steal in the 10th round, when they selected Vincent Jackson (94th overall pick vs. ADP of 69.5).

Player Analysis

    • Jamaal Charles, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 7
    Like Your First Root Canal

    The projections for Jamaal Charles are scary. He's projected to be the fourth-best RB in the league this season with 278 projected fantasy points.

    • D. Thomas, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 14
    The Man at Mile-High

    Across all Yahoo! leagues last season, just three WRs (Brown, Sanders, Maclin) appeared more often on first-place rosters than Thomas.

    • Alshon Jeffery, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 27
    278 Reasons for Ex-Heisman to Appreciate Alshon Jeffery

    Jeffery ranks eighth in the VBowl League among WRs with 278 projected fantasy points.

    • A. Ellington, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 47
    Trigger Happy

    With their fifth-round pick, Ex-Heisman pulled the trigger. They drafted Andre Ellington at pick number 47 despite an ADP of just 59.8 across all Yahoo! leagues.

    • Travis Kelce, TE
    • Round 6, Pick 54
    A Big, Strong Threat

    Travis Kelce ranks second in the VBowl League among TEs with 203 projected fantasy points. If the pundits are wrong and he places outside the top-10, Ex-Heisman could be on the outside looking in come playoff time.

Best Available

Ex-Heisman has one below-average position, QB, that they should attempt to upgrade.

    • Marcus Mariota
    • Rank 134, ADP 122
    • Andy Dalton
    • Rank 135, ADP 125
    • Jameis Winston
    • Rank 148, ADP 123
    • Derek Carr
    • Rank 154, ADP 120
  • 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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1. (7) Jamaal Charles (KC - RB)
2. (14) Demaryius Thomas (Den - WR)
3. (27) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
4. (34) DeAndre Hopkins (Hou - WR)
5. (47) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
6. (54) Travis Kelce (KC - TE)
7. (67) Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
8. (74) Buffalo (Buf - DEF)
9. (87) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
10. (94) Vincent Jackson (TB - WR)
11. (107) Rashad Jennings (NYG - RB)
12. (114) Pierre Garcon (Was - WR)
13. (127) Zach Ertz (Phi - TE)
14. (134) Joe Flacco (Bal - QB)
15. (147) San Francisco (SF - DEF)
16. (154) Randy Bullock (NYJ - K)
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