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brighid's Best Team Draft Report Card

Montee Ball
A.J. Green
Keenan Allen
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Led by a Stellar WR Corps, brighid's Best Team Is Loaded with Talent

Draft Summary

Playoffs?! Are you kidding me, playoffs?! Actually, yeah that could happen. brighid's Best Team put together a quality team and is projected to finish in fifth-place in NEXT FFL League at 6-5-2 (1,204 points). They went after the diva position early, using three of their first five selections on WRs A.J. Green (second round), Keenan Allen (third round), and Randall Cobb (fourth round). These players will be heavily relied upon by brighid's Best Team, as they are one of the highest-scoring groups of WRs in the league.


Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, brighid's Best Team has secured a favorable bye week schedule for their superstars. Of their top five players in projected points, none share a common off week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have one of the most challenging schedules. Corresponding with the second-most grueling overall schedule, brighid's Best Team also has the most difficult last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Will Tanking Week 4 Mean More Success Every Other Week?

    brighid's Best Team's three best RBs (Montee Ball, Ben Tate, and Terrance West) will all be on bye in Week 4.

  • Maybe You Should Add Tony Gonzalez While You're At It

    brighid's Best Team must have missed the point of drafting a back-up. In Week 4, both Jordan Cameron and Tyler Eifert will be on bye.

  • WR or Bust

    WR is the only stronger-than-average position group for brighid's Best Team.

  • I Keep Getting Older

    And they stay the same age. brighid's Best Team isn't afraid to rob the cradle, drafting the youngest team in the league with an average of just 3.6 years of NFL experience.

Player Analysis

    • Montee Ball, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 12
    Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme

    Get on up, it's Montee Ball time! He's predicted to run cool this season with 170 projected points.

    • A.J. Green, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 13
    210 Excuses to Cheer for A.J. Green

    Green ranks eighth in the NEXT FFL League among wideouts with 210 projected fantasy points.

    • Keenan Allen, WR
    • Round 3, Pick 36
    Delivering Nightmares

    Keenan Allen will look to haunt the dreams of opposing corners, as he's projected to finish 10th in the NFL with 8.2 receiving TDs.

    • Randall Cobb, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 37
    Better Lucky Than Good?

    The rest of NEXT FFL League overlooked a gem, and brighid's Best Team made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Randall Cobb.

    • Ben Tate, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 60
    Trigger Happy

    With their fifth-round pick, brighid's Best Team pulled the trigger. They drafted Ben Tate at pick number 60 despite an ADP of just 99.7 across all Yahoo! leagues.

Best Available

With five below-average positions on brighid's Best Team, TE and RB are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.

    • Garrett Graham
    • Rank 161, ADP 137
    • Travis Kelce
    • Rank 177, ADP 135
    • Shonn Greene
    • Rank 129, ADP 127
    • Ahmad Bradshaw
    • Rank 130, ADP 123
  • 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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brighid's Best Team
1. (12) Montee Ball
2. (13) A.J. Green
3. (36) Keenan Allen
4. (37) Randall Cobb
5. (60) Ben Tate
6. (61) Jordan Cameron
7. (84) Nick Foles
8. (85) New England
9. (108) Stephen Hauschka
10. (109) Mike Wallace
11. (132) Terrance West
12. (133) Cecil Shorts
13. (156) Ryan Tannehill
14. (157) Tyler Eifert

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Best Draft is awarded to the team with the most projected season points based on weekly optimal starting lineups.

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