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  • Yahoo Public 795587 (ID# 795587)

    Team Draft Report Card


    Led by Three Broncos, Team Has a Squad Built to Reach the Playoffs

    Draft Summary

    Playoffs?! Are you kidding me, playoffs?! Actually, yeah that could happen. Team put together a quality team and is projected to finish in fifth-place in Yahoo Public 795587 League at 8-6-0 (1,308 points). They went after guys who can tote the rock with their early picks, using three of their first five picks to scoop up RBs Montee Ball (first round), Reggie Bush (third round), and Joique Bell (fifth round). They landed the best QB duo in the league, as they have Peyton Manning and Andy Dalton on the roster.

    Stupid autodraft! Right? Since you can’t be blamed for that draft, go ahead and nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame.


    Ever wonder what exactly was inside the brief case in Pulp Fiction? Team should use Week 4 to solve the mystery, since they certainly won't be winning. Their top three projected scorers (Peyton Manning, Andy Dalton and Montee Ball) will be off that weekend. Looking at the season as a whole, they have the toughest slate. Along with having the most grueling overall schedule, Team also has the league's second-toughest first four games and most difficult last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Brett Favre is Just a Phone Call Away

      Team grabbed a couple of QBs (Peyton Manning and Andy Dalton) that'll both be on bye in Week 4, and will be looking for a signal-caller. You can call Brett, but texting him isn't exactly recommended.

    • Asset Allocation

      TE is the strongest position for Team, though QB and K aren't too shabby either.

    • Great Idea, Poor Execution

      Team will need a hand from the waiver wire in Week 9, as their only K (Robbie Gould) and only DEF (Chicago) will both be on bye that week.

    • A Dominating Duo

      Team has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Peyton Manning and Reggie Bush) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

    • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

      Team nabbed a sleeper in Kelvin Benjamin with pick No. 130.

    • My One and Only

      Ignoring roster depth, Team chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

    Player Analysis

      • Montee Ball, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 10
      Which Do You Want First, the Good News or the Bad?

      Despite being an above-average player at his position, the selection of Montee Ball had less value than any other pick of the round.

      • Peyton Manning, QB
      • Round 2, Pick 11
      Fantasy is Better Than Reality

      Even though he fell short in Super Bowl 48, Peyton Manning was more likely to be owned on a 2013 Yahoo! championship roster than any other QB.

      • Reggie Bush, RB
      • Round 3, Pick 30
      He Can Catch, Too

      Reggie Bush is a dual-threat back, racking up points on the ground and through the air. He ranks fourth among RBs in projected receiving yards with 513.

      • Rob Gronkowski, TE
      • Round 6, Pick 51
      A Big, Strong Threat

      Rob Gronkowski ranks second in the Yahoo Public 795587 League among TEs with 161 projected fantasy points. If the pundits are wrong and he places outside the top-10, Team could be on the outside looking in come playoff time.

      • Bernard Pierce, RB
      • Round 7, Pick 70
      Milk Was a Bad Choice

      And so was drafting Bernard Pierce, the weakest value of the round.

    Best Available

    While Team is expected to be weak across three positions, RB is definitely their weakest unit and an area of need.

      • Terrance West
      • Rank 85, ADP 119
      • Fred Jackson
      • Rank 97, ADP 118
      • Jeremy Hill
      • Rank 104, ADP 123
      • Devonta Freeman
      • Rank 109, ADP 126
    • 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. (10) Montee Ball (Den - RB)
    2. (11) Peyton Manning (Den - QB)
    3. (30) Reggie Bush (Det - RB)
    4. (31) Wes Welker (Den - WR)
    5. (50) Joique Bell (Det - RB)
    6. (51) Rob Gronkowski (NE - TE)
    7. (70) Bernard Pierce (Bal - RB)
    8. (71) Ray Rice (Bal - RB)
    9. (90) Mike Wallace (Mia - WR)
    10. (91) Marques Colston (NO - WR)
    11. (110) Andy Dalton (Cin - QB)
    12. (111) Ben Tate (Min - RB)
    13. (130) Kelvin Benjamin (Car - WR)
    14. (131) Chicago (Chi - DEF)
    15. (150) Robbie Gould (Chi - K)
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