Ben There Raped That Draft Report Card

C
Grade

Projected to Finish Seventh, Ben There Raped That Has a Roster that Reeks of Mediocrity

Draft Summary

Look, Ben There Raped That, not everyone achieves the "above" in "above average," it has to be earned. Just be happy being an average GM, and maybe with a little hard work and a better draft next season, your team will reach that milestone. Ben There Raped That didn't kill their playoff aspirations with this draft, but they'll have to do some extra work to get there. For now, they're projected to finish in seventh-place in McFantasy League at 6-7-0 (1,600 points). They obviously understand how important the running back position is in fantasy football. They used three of their first five picks on RBs Le'Veon Bell (first round), Justin Forsett (third round), and Melvin Gordon (fifth round). They ended up with one of the bottom pairs of WRs in the league, as they have Calvin Johnson and DeSean Jackson on the team.

We're not mad. We're just disappointed. Go nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame to make it up to us.

Schedule

Week 9 might require some waiver-wire magic from Ben There Raped That. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have a more-challenging-than-average slate. Along with the fourth-most grueling overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for Ben There Raped That.

Draft Notes

  • A Triumvirate of Talent

    Ben There Raped That has three above-average positions on their roster (TE, RB, and QB).

  • No Back-Up No Cry

    Ignoring roster depth, Ben There Raped That chose only one player at four different positions (QB, TE, DEF, and K).

  • A Dominating Duo

    Ben There Raped That has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Le'Veon Bell and Justin Forsett) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

Player Analysis

    • Le'Veon Bell, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 6
    There's a Limited Number of First-Round Talents

    But Le'Veon Bell is definitely one of them. Ben There Raped That knows that it should be all-systems-go when Bell returns to action in Week 4.

    • Calvin Johnson, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 15
    The Power of Persuasion

    Now would be a reasonable time for Ben There Raped That to encourage the McFantasy League to raise the value of receptions. They snagged Calvin Johnson and his 89 projected catches (ranked seventh in the NFL).

    • Travis Kelce, TE
    • Round 4, Pick 35
    All Over the Field

    Travis Kelce is projected to rank among the top-5 for TEs in both receiving TDs (fourth with 5.8) and receiving yards (third with 830).

    • Melvin Gordon, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 46
    The Heist Is On

    The other league managers passed over a diamond in the rough. According to ADP, Ben There Raped That got a steal in snatching Melvin Gordon in the fifth round (46th overall pick vs. ADP of 31.6).

    • DeSean Jackson, WR
    • Round 6, Pick 55
    Was DeSean Jackson Worth it at Pick No. 55?

    Ben There Raped That sure hopes so. The Redskins' WR is projected to notch 128 points this year, after producing 154 last season.

Best Available

With three below-average positions on Ben There Raped That, DEF and K are expected to be the worst of those potential areas of need.

    • Kansas City Defense
    • Rank 209, ADP 126
    • San Francisco Defense
    • Rank 215, ADP 140
    • Justin Tucker
    • Rank 212, ADP 121
    • Matt Bryant
    • Rank 216, ADP 129
  • 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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Ben There Raped That
1. (6) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
2. (15) Calvin Johnson (Det - WR)
3. (26) Justin Forsett (Bal - RB)
4. (35) Travis Kelce (KC - TE)
5. (46) Melvin Gordon (SD - RB)
6. (55) DeSean Jackson (Was - WR)
7. (66) Tony Romo (Dal - QB)
8. (75) Anquan Boldin (SF - WR)
9. (86) Giovani Bernard (Cin - RB)
10. (95) Steve Smith Sr. (Bal - WR)
11. (106) Nelson Agholor (Phi - WR)
12. (115) Miami (Mia - DEF)
13. (126) Torrey Smith (SF - WR)
14. (135) Joique Bell (Det - RB)
15. (146) Marques Colston (NO - WR)
16. (155) Dan Carpenter (Buf - K)
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