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    the anti-cool Draft Report Card

    B
    Grade

    With Multiple Bears, Chad's Cool Team Won't Go Down Easily

    Draft Summary

    Picking late (fifth overall), Chad's Cool Team did what they could with what they were given. While this team isn't a juggernaut by any means, it's a team capable of reaching the playoffs if the chips fall their way. They are expected to finish third in Fat Kids Wrestling Club with a record of 7-7-0 (1,670 points). They wanted to shore up any RB concerns early, using three of their first five draft picks to draft RBs Matt Forte (first round), Eddie Lacy (second round), and Andre Ellington (fourth round). This group will have to produce in order for Chad's Cool Team to have a good season, as they are the most prolific group of RBs in the league.

    Nice draft. If there were a Fantasy Football Hall Of Fame, you should nominate yourself. Wait, there is? And you can??

    Schedule

    Chad's Cool 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. Their top four projected scorers (Matt Ryan, Jay Cutler, Matt Forte, and Eddie Lacy) will be off with byes. Taking a look at the entire season from start to finish, they have a less-challenging-than-average schedule. Although they have the third-easiest overall schedule, Chad's Cool Team actually has the league's second-toughest first four games and second-most difficult last four games of the season.

    Draft Notes

    • Winning in the Windy City

      The fantasy hopes of Chad's Cool Team rest heavily on the fortunes of Chicago, as they loaded up with four Bears on their roster.

    • Brett Favre is Just a Phone Call Away

      Chad's Cool Team grabbed a couple of QBs (Matt Ryan and Jay Cutler) that'll both be on bye in Week 9, and will be looking for a signal-caller. You can call Brett, but texting him isn't exactly recommended.

    • Sky's the Limit

      With four players projected to significantly beat their previous year's fantasy points, Chad's Cool Team hopes to have found some up-and-coming stars.

    • Utter Ridiculousness

      In Week 10, both New England and Houston will be on bye. Drafting two defenses with the same bye week is a unique strategy, Chad's Cool Team.

    • Risk Averse

      Chad's Cool Team minimized risk by choosing seven consistent players among their 16 picks.

    • I Keep Getting Older

      And they stay the same age. Chad's Cool Team isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 5.4 years of NFL experience.

    Player Analysis

      • Matt Forte, RB
      • Round 1, Pick 5
      Does Matt Forte Enjoy Gourmet Cuisine?

      Because his projected yardage figures are tasty. Forte is ranked fourth in the league with 1,702 all-purpose yards.

      • Eddie Lacy, RB
      • Round 2, Pick 8
      Feed Him the Rock

      And watch Eddie Lacy go. With 248 projected fantasy points, he's supposed to be the fifth-best RB in the league this season.

      • B. Marshall, WR
      • Round 3, Pick 17
      The Power of Persuasion

      Now would be a reasonable time for Chad's Cool Team to encourage the Fat Kids Wrestling Club League to increase the value of receptions. They grabbed Brandon Marshall and his 94 projected catches (ranked fifth in the NFL).

      • A. Ellington, RB
      • Round 4, Pick 20
      An All-Purpose Stat-Stuffer

      Andre Ellington is projected to finish fifth in the league with 1,508 total yards (1,035 rushing, 472 receiving).

      • Alshon Jeffery, WR
      • Round 5, Pick 29
      178 Excuses to Cheer for Alshon Jeffery

      Jeffery ranks seventh in the Fat Kids Wrestling Club League among wideouts with 178 projected fantasy points.

    Best Available

    With three below-average positions on Chad's Cool Team, DEF and QB are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.

      • Kansas City Defense
      • Rank 191, ADP 82
      • Cincinnati Defense
      • Rank 192, ADP 89
      • Tony Romo
      • Rank 73, ADP 80
      • Robert Griffin III
      • Rank 80, ADP 69
    • 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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    the anti-cool
    1. (5) Matt Forte (Chi - RB)
    2. (8) Eddie Lacy (GB - RB)
    3. (17) Brandon Marshall (Chi - WR)
    4. (20) Andre Ellington (Ari - RB)
    5. (29) Alshon Jeffery (Chi - WR)
    6. (32) Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
    7. (41) Matt Ryan (Atl - QB)
    8. (44) Jordan Cameron (Cle - TE)
    9. (53) New England (NE - DEF)
    10. (56) Phil Dawson (SF - K)
    11. (65) Rashad Jennings (NYG - RB)
    12. (68) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
    13. (77) Torrey Smith (Bal - WR)
    14. (80) Jay Cutler (Chi - QB)
    15. (89) Jordan Reed (Was - TE)
    16. (92) Houston (Hou - DEF)
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