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Rome's Revenge Draft Report Card

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Aaron Rodgers
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A.J. Green
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Doug Martin
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Slated for an Eighth-Place Finish, Rome's Revenge Isn't Going to Win Much

Draft Summary

Maybe these pre-season projections will get Rome's Revenge to play with a chip on their shoulder. It's definitely going to require some sort of extra effort if they hope to reach the playoffs. Hell, it may require extra effort just to get a win. Rome's Revenge is projected to go 4-10-0 (1,547 points) and finish eighth in Yahoo Public 285420 League. With their first five picks, Rome's Revenge focused on a balanced offensive attack, selecting QB Aaron Rodgers (7th overall), RBs Doug Martin (27th) and Carlos Hyde (34th), and WRs A.J. Green (14th) and Eric Decker (47th). They also landed one of the most prolific QB duos in the league, as they added Rodgers and Andy Dalton to their squad.

Not bad, but you've still got room for improvement. Becoming a Toyota Hall Of Famer would certainly qualify. Nominate yourself now.

Schedule

Rome's Revenge should use Week 11 to consider life's great mysteries, like why Greenland is ice and Iceland is green. It would be better than checking fantasy football that week. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have a tougher-than-average slate. Along with the third-most grueling overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for Rome's Revenge.

Draft Notes

  • Big D

    Rome's Revenge elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    Rome's Revenge nabbed a sleeper in Matt Bryant with pick No. 147.

  • Apparently ADP is Overrated

    With their ninth-round pick, Rome's Revenge pulled the trigger. They took Rashad Jennings at pick number 87 despite an ADP of just 123.2 across all Yahoo! leagues.

  • Insider Trading?

    Kyle Rudolph is owned in only 8% of all Yahoo! leagues. Let's hope that a.) Rome's Revenge has some solid insider sources, or b.) he's a close friend of the family.

Player Analysis

    • Aaron Rodgers, QB
    • Round 1, Pick 7
    Do You Know if Aaron Rodgers is Religious?

    With 318 projected points, Rome's Revenge is hoping Rodgers will be the answer to their prayers.

    • A.J. Green, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 14
    177 Excuses to Cheer for A.J. Green

    Green ranks eighth in the Yahoo Public 285420 League among wideouts with 177 projected fantasy points.

    • Doug Martin, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 27
    Wait For It

    Rome's Revenge held off on drafting a RB early, waiting until the third round to snag their "lead back" (Doug Martin).

    • Carlos Hyde, RB
    • Round 4, Pick 34
    He's a Touchy, Feely Kind of Guy

    With 293 touches, Carlos Hyde is projected to rank eighth in the NFL in that category. How touching, Rome's Revenge.

    • Denver, DEF
    • Round 6, Pick 54
    Was the 54th Pick the Right Time for a Defense?

    Rome's Revenge apparently believes it is. Denver's D is projected to notch 152 points this year, after producing 179 last year.

Best Available

TE and WR are projected to be the worst units for Rome's Revenge.

    • Antonio Gates
    • Rank 110, ADP 114
    • Dwayne Allen
    • Rank 127, ADP 133
    • Dorial Green-Beckham
    • Rank 111, ADP 118
    • Kamar Aiken
    • Rank 116, ADP 131
  • 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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Rome's Revenge
1. (7) Aaron Rodgers (GB - QB)
2. (14) A.J. Green (Cin - WR)
3. (27) Doug Martin (TB - RB)
4. (34) Carlos Hyde (SF - RB)
5. (47) Eric Decker (NYJ - WR)
6. (54) Denver (Den - DEF)
7. (67) Travis Kelce (KC - TE)
8. (74) Emmanuel Sanders (Den - WR)
9. (87) Rashad Jennings (NYG - RB)
10. (94) Justin Forsett (Den - RB)
11. (107) Stefon Diggs (Min - WR)
12. (114) Andy Dalton (Cin - QB)
13. (127) Minnesota (Min - DEF)
14. (134) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
15. (147) Matt Bryant (Atl - K)

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