walter's Team put together an underrated roster that might not dominate week in and week out, but will be firmly entrenched in a playoff spot by season's end. They're projected to finish the season with an 8-6-0 (1,530) record in Yahoo Public 373633 League, which will be good enough for fifth. They went after guys who can tote the rock with their early picks, using three of their first five picks to scoop up RBs Todd Gurley (first round), Doug Martin (second round), and Thomas Rawls (fifth round). These guys could be the key to the season for walter's Team, as they are the top group of RBs in the league.
walter's Team can chalk up Week 8 as a loss. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have a harder-than-average schedule. walter's Team has the opportunity to start and finish with a flurry, as both the first four games and final four games of their season are projected to be less difficult than the league average.
Team of Winners
walter's Team is rocking a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, three of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams (Todd Gurley, Doug Martin, and Thomas Rawls).
Defense Wins Championships?
walter's Team chose to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.
Full Control Early On
walter's Team began things with a bang, nabbing the most projected points in the league during the draft's first half.
With their ninth-round pick, walter's Team pulled the trigger. They drafted Kevin White at pick number 83 despite an ADP of just 98.4 across all Yahoo! leagues.
Feed The Beast
- Todd Gurley, RB
- Round 1, Pick 3
Over here we have a rarity in the wild named Todd Gurley. Projected to get a league-leading 327 touches, he feasts on feeble defenses.
- Doug Martin, RB
- Round 2, Pick 18
walter's Team stuck to the tried-and-true fantasy strategy of going RB-RB to start the draft, taking Todd Gurley and Doug Martin before targeting other positions.
165 More Reasons to Appreciate Amari Cooper
- Amari Cooper, WR
- Round 3, Pick 23
Cooper ranks 10th in the Yahoo Public 373633 League among WRs with 165 projected fantasy points.
Like a Prancing Unicorn
- B. Roethlisberger, QB
- Round 4, Pick 38
Ben Roethlisberger is a fantasy dream. He's projected to finish second in the NFL in both passing TDs (30.4) and passing yards (4,697).
Move Over Marshawn
- Thomas Rawls, RB
- Round 5, Pick 43
Rawls produced a ridiculous 5.6 YPC last season, and among all RBs, only Devonta Freeman and DeAngelo Williams appeared more often on first-place fantasy rosters.
With four subpar positions on walter's Team, WR and TE are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.
- Kamar Aiken
- Rank 116, ADP 132
- Josh Doctson
- Rank 122, ADP 114
- Zach Miller
- Rank 138, ADP 137
- Austin Seferian-Jenkins
- Rank 146, ADP 127
Bye Week Points LostPoints
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 ADPPick 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 LeagueTeam 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 PointsWeek
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..."