Andy Dufresne once said that "Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." Sadly, hope might be the only thing that nick's Pleasant Team can cling to as their playoff aspirations are dwindling quickly. They picked seventh overall in Yahoo Public 795587 League and are forecasted to finish seventh with a record of 5-9-0 (1,548 points). They stocked up on pass catchers right out of the gate, using their top three selections to snag WRs A.J. Green (7th overall), Allen Robinson (14th), and Alshon Jeffery (27th). They also have the lowest-scoring QB tandem in the league, as they added Matthew Stafford and Tom Brady to their squad.
nick's Pleasant Team should use Week 9 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. Looking at the entire season, they have one of the most difficult schedules. Along with having the second-most grueling overall schedule, nick's Pleasant Team also has the league's toughest first four games and most difficult last four games of the season.
Anyone Else Need a Tight End in Yahoo Public 795587 League?
The trade market may heat up around Week 9, as both Jordan Reed and Tyler Eifert will be on bye for nick's Pleasant Team.
Like Choosing Your Favorite Jonas Brother
nick's Pleasant Team will have some nail-biting decisions to make each week at RB, with a small projected points difference between their second- (Ryan Mathews), third- (Jeremy Langford), and fourth-ranked (Danny Woodhead) RBs.
A Talented Trio
nick's Pleasant Team has three above-average positions on their roster (WR, TE, and K).
Close to the Vest
nick's Pleasant Team was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing seven "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.
While the bottom half of the nick's Pleasant Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 1), the top of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 9).
A Pair of Proven Winners
nick's Pleasant Team has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Allen Robinson and Tom Brady) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.
186 Reasons for nick's Pleasant Team to Appreciate A.J. Green
- A.J. Green, WR
- Round 1, Pick 7
Green ranks sixth in the Yahoo Public 795587 League among WRs with 186 projected fantasy points.
Doling Out Nightmares
- Allen Robinson, WR
- Round 2, Pick 14
Allen Robinson will look to haunt the dreams of opposing corners, as he's projected to finish ninth in the NFL with 8.3 receiving TDs.
On a Scale of 1 to America
- Alshon Jeffery, WR
- Round 3, Pick 27
How free will Alshon Jeffery get in the secondary? He's projected to put up 1,343 receiving yards this year.
Better Lucky Than Good?
- Jordan Reed, TE
- Round 4, Pick 34
The rest of Yahoo Public 795587 League overlooked a gem, and nick's Pleasant Team made the highest value pick of the round by taking Jordan Reed.
How Rebellious of You
- L. Murray, RB
- Round 6, Pick 54
nick's Pleasant Team said 'no' to the tradition of fantasy drafting a RB early, waiting until the sixth round to pick up their first (Latavius Murray).
There are three positions that nick's Pleasant Team could look to improve, including QB and RB, which look like the biggest areas of need.
- Matt Ryan
- Rank 121, ADP 128
- Ryan Tannehill
- Rank 141, ADP 128
- Isaiah Crowell
- Rank 112, ADP 126
- Tevin Coleman
- Rank 117, ADP 128
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..."