Sin City Devils Draft Report Card

Le'Veon Bell
Doug Baldwin
Todd Gurley II
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Led by an Elite Group of RBs, Sin City Devils is a Force To Be Reckoned With

Draft Summary

Coinciding with a juicy draft position (second overall), Sin City Devils had an outstanding performance. They're projected to finish second in FOOTBALL NUTS League with a record of 10-3-0 (2,259 points). They obviously understand how important the running back position is in fantasy football. They used three of their first five picks on RBs Le'Veon Bell (first round), Todd Gurley (third round), and Leonard Fournette (fourth round). If these players can play up to expectations, Sin City Devils can have some success. They are the highest-scoring group of RBs in the league.

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Week 9 might require some artful managing from Sin City Devils. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Taking a look at the season from start to finish, they have one of the least-difficult schedules. Along with the third-easiest overall schedule, both the first month and final month of the season project to be close to league-average in terms of difficulty for Sin City Devils.

Draft Notes

  • May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

    Sin City Devils might need to consult a fortune teller each week. Their top-drafted (Marcus Mariota) and second-drafted (Andrew Luck) QBs have similar seasonal point projections.

  • Close to the Vest

    Sin City Devils was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing seven "low-risk" players out of 14 picks.

  • The Bus Driver

    If opposing secondaries want him to test the deep ball, Andrew Luck will be there to take them to school. He's projected to lead NFL QBs in plays over 40 yards with 9.6.

  • Do You Know if Andrew Luck is Religious?

    With 371 projected points, Sin City Devils is hoping Luck will be the answer to their prayers.

Player Analysis

    • Le'Veon Bell, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 2
    Le'Veon Bell Doesn't Read the Playbook

    The playbook reads him. Sin City Devils should be in decent shape if Bell gets his 327 projected touches this year.

    • Doug Baldwin, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 19
    281 Excuses to Cheer for Doug Baldwin

    Baldwin ranks seventh in the FOOTBALL NUTS League among wideouts with 281 projected fantasy points.

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 22
    Rarely Seen in the Wild

    With 1,058 projected yards on the ground, Todd Gurley is an elusive three-down back.

    • L. Fournette, RB
    • Round 4, Pick 39
    Better Lucky Than Good?

    The rest of FOOTBALL NUTS League overlooked a gem, and Sin City Devils made the highest value pick of the round by taking Leonard Fournette.

    • Marcus Mariota, QB
    • Round 6, Pick 59
    Marcus Mariota Likes His Eggs Scrambled

    And a little runny, eh? Mariota is projected to deliver 405 rushing yards, and ranks fourth among QBs in that category.

Best Available

TE and WR are expected to be the weakest positions for Sin City Devils and a potential area of need.

    • Cameron Brate
    • Rank 132, ADP 131
    • C.J. Fiedorowicz
    • Rank 136, ADP 135
    • Eric Decker
    • Rank 96, ADP 109
    • Donte Moncrief
    • Rank 110, ADP 102
  • 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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Sin City Devils
1. (2) Le'Veon Bell (Pit - RB)
2. (19) Doug Baldwin (Sea - WR)
3. (22) Todd Gurley II (LAR - RB)
4. (39) Leonard Fournette (Jax - RB)
5. (42) Alshon Jeffery (Phi - WR)
6. (59) Marcus Mariota (Ten - QB)
7. (62) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
8. (79) Seattle (Sea - DEF)
9. (82) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
10. (99) Tyrell Williams (LAC - WR)
11. (102) Danny Woodhead (Bal - RB)
12. (119) Willie Snead (NO - WR)
13. (122) Andrew Luck (Ind - QB)
14. (139) Jack Doyle (Ind - TE)

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