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As Much Class as Gas Draft Report Card

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Odell Beckham Jr.
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Cam Newton
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Lamar Miller
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With a Projected Finish of Third, As Much Class as Gas Will be a Tough Team

Draft Summary

As Much Class as Gas figures to be in the mix for a playoff spot all season, taking the third overall draft slot and turning it into a solid team that's expected to go 9-5-0 (2,265 points). With that record, they will likely finish third in Rob Elliott's League. They went with a balanced approach early, selecting QB Cam Newton (14th overall), RB Lamar Miller (19th), WR Odell Beckham Jr. (3rd), and TE Jordan Reed (35th) within the first five rounds. They put together the highest-scoring QB tandem in the league, as they added Newton and Eli Manning.

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Schedule

While Week 9 has the most players on bye for As Much Class as Gas (four), Week 8 is actually projected to have the team's highest number of idle fantasy points. Looking at the season as a whole, they have one of the least challenging schedules. Along with the third-easiest overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are about league-average difficulty for As Much Class as Gas.

Draft Notes

  • Anyone Else Need a Tight End in Rob Elliott's League?

    The trade market may heat up around Week 9, as both Jordan Reed and Tyler Eifert will be on bye for As Much Class as Gas.

  • QB or Bust

    Unfortunately, QB is the only strong position on As Much Class as Gas. Fortunately, there's always next year.

  • In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

    The GM of As Much Class as Gas must have had to leave their draft party early. After tallying the most projected points in the league over the draft's first half, they racked up the fewest during the second half.

  • Close to the Vest

    As Much Class as Gas was focused on a squad with minimal risk, grabbing eight "low-risk" players out of 16 picks.

  • Top Heavy

    The top half of the As Much Class as Gas roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 1). The bottom of the roster, unfortunately, is rated as the league's weakest.

  • Checked Out Early

    As Much Class as Gas didn't exactly wrap up the draft on a high note, ending up with the fewest projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.

Player Analysis

    • O. Beckham Jr., WR
    • Round 1, Pick 3
    Does Odell Beckham Jr. Enjoy Fajitas?

    Because his total yardage figures are sizzling. Beckham Jr. is projected to rank ninth in the league with 1,533 all-purpose yards.

    • Cam Newton, QB
    • Round 2, Pick 14
    Did As Much Class as Gas Just Dab?

    Among QBs last season, only Tom Brady appeared on more first-place fantasy rosters than the reigning league MVP.

    • Lamar Miller, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 19
    Haters Gonna Hate

    The rest of Rob Elliott's League overlooked a gem, and As Much Class as Gas made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Lamar Miller.

    • Sammy Watkins, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 30
    The Alchemist

    As Much Class as Gas chose a WR who's highly likely to turn a deep ball into TD gold. Sammy Watkins is projected to rank fourth among NFL WRs in plays over 40 yards with 6.1 and TDs over 40 yards with 2.3.

    • Jordan Reed, TE
    • Round 5, Pick 35
    PPR Superhero

    Jordan Reed is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 89 projected catches rank 10th in the league.

Best Available

As Much Class as Gas has five positions where an upgrade could be beneficial, with K being the most immediate need.

    • Shayne Graham
    • Rank 221, ADP 95
    • Chris Boswell
    • Rank 223, ADP 104
    • Nick Folk
    • Rank 226, ADP 120
    • Justin Tucker
    • Rank 227, ADP 113
  • 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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As Much Class as Gas
1. (3) Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG - WR)
2. (14) Cam Newton (Car - QB)
3. (19) Lamar Miller (Hou - RB)
4. (30) Sammy Watkins (Buf - WR)
5. (35) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
6. (46) Carlos Hyde (SF - RB)
7. (51) Jordan Matthews (Phi - WR)
8. (62) Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
9. (67) Ryan Mathews (Phi - RB)
10. (78) Emmanuel Sanders (Den - WR)
11. (83) Josh Gordon (Cle - WR)
12. (94) Connor Barth (Chi - K)
13. (99) New England (NE - DEF)
14. (110) Isaiah Crowell (Cle - RB)
15. (115) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
16. (126) Chris Ivory (Jax - RB)

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