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luis's Genius Team Draft Report Card

Julio Jones
Allen Robinson
Thomas Rawls
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Led by a Stellar WR Corps, luis's Genius Team Is a Boss In the Draft Game

Draft Summary

Isiah Thompson holds the slowest 40-yard dash time at the NFL Combine in the last decade with a mark of 6.02 seconds. That's still faster than this start to the season will be for luis's Genius Team, which is projected to finish second in Yahoo Public 391938 League with a record of 10-4-0 (1,568 points). With five WRs on the roster, luis's Genius Team has a quality group of receivers; their WRs are projected to average 144 points this season, near the league average of 142. They ended up with one of the highest-scoring groups of WRs in the league, as they added Julio Jones, Allen Robinson and Larry Fitzgerald for their rotation.

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Whether by good fortune or well-planned strategy, luis's Genius 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. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a weaker-than-average schedule. In addition to having the fourth-easiest overall schedule, luis's Genius Team has the softest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • On Autopilot

    Choosing which WRs to start should be pretty obvious most weeks for luis's Genius Team, as projections show a healthy point difference between their third-ranked (Larry Fitzgerald) and fourth-ranked (Vincent Jackson) wideouts.

  • Afraid to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone?

    With eight "low-risk" players among their 15 picks, luis's Genius Team is looking for dependable help.

  • Team of Champions

    luis's Genius 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 (Julio Jones, Allen Robinson, and Thomas Rawls).

  • You Snooze, You Lose

    While the rest of the league slept on Derrick Henry, luis's Genius Team pounced on him at pick No. 146.

  • Trigger Happy

    With their ninth-round pick, luis's Genius Team pulled the trigger. They drafted Vincent Jackson at pick number 86 despite an ADP of just 124 across all Yahoo! leagues.

  • The Golden Boot

    Steven Hauschka is projected to lead the NFL with 4.8 makes from 50+ yards.

Player Analysis

    • Julio Jones, WR
    • Round 1, Pick 6
    Just Heave it to Julio

    The lone NFL player to see 200 targets last season, only DeAndre Hopkins appeared on more championship rosters than Jones in 2015.

    • Thomas Rawls, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 26
    Wait For It

    luis's Genius Team held off on drafting a RB early, waiting until the third round to snag their "lead back" (Thomas Rawls).

    • Greg Olsen, TE
    • Round 4, Pick 35
    He's a Talented TE, Totes McGotes

    Greg Olsen is projected to finish third in the NFL among TEs in both TD receptions (with 7.2) and receiving yards (with 973).

    • Eli Manning, QB
    • Round 6, Pick 55
    luis's Genius Team's Stud Signal-Caller

    Eli Manning is projected to rack up 297 points this year, enough to rank seventh among all QBs.

    • L. Fitzgerald, WR
    • Round 7, Pick 66
    Was Larry Fitzgerald Worth it at Pick No. 66?

    luis's Genius Team sure hopes so. The Cardinals' WR is projected to earn 150 points this year, after putting up 172 last season.

Best Available

There are three positions that luis's Genius Team could look to improve, including RB and DEF, which look like the biggest areas of need.

    • Charles Sims
    • Rank 123, ADP 129
    • LeGarrette Blount
    • Rank 125, ADP 124
    • Green Bay Defense
    • Rank 239, ADP 135
    • Indianapolis Defense
    • Rank 246, ADP 126
  • 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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luis's Genius Team
1. (6) Julio Jones (Atl - WR)
2. (15) Allen Robinson (Jax - WR)
3. (26) Thomas Rawls (Sea - RB)
4. (35) Greg Olsen (Car - TE)
5. (46) Latavius Murray (Oak - RB)
6. (55) Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
7. (66) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
8. (75) Jonathan Stewart (Car - RB)
9. (86) Vincent Jackson (TB - WR)
10. (95) Oakland (Oak - DEF)
11. (106) Steven Hauschka (Sea - K)
12. (115) Tyrod Taylor (Buf - QB)
13. (126) Jimmy Graham (Sea - TE)
14. (135) Rishard Matthews (Ten - WR)
15. (146) Derrick Henry (Ten - RB)

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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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