And the award for best “Roster Composition” goes to tampoonbay butt&ears! Meat Loaf once told a radio host that he'd rather win a fantasy championship than another Grammy, and would surely approve of this performance. Picking third overall, they're projected to finish second in KMC Football League at 12-2-0 (2,167 points). They clearly wanted to assemble a wide receiver corps early, using three of their first five selections on Antonio Brown (first round), Brandin Cooks (third round), and Doug Baldwin (fifth round). tampoonbay butt&ears will rely heavily on this group, as they are the top group of WRs in the league.
Week 9 might require some waiver-wire magic from tampoonbay butt&ears. They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have a more-challenging-than-average slate. Along with having the third-most grueling overall schedule, tampoonbay butt&ears has the most difficult last four games of the season.
Stockpiling Talent at WR
tampoonbay butt&ears should be in good shape with four position groups projected to be better-than-average. WR is definitely the strongest among them.
Close to the Vest
tampoonbay butt&ears was focused on a squad with minimal volatility, grabbing nine "low-risk" players out of 15 picks.
A Pair of Proven Winners
tampoonbay butt&ears has a couple of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Antonio Brown and Jordan Howard) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.
It's How You Finish
tampoonbay butt&ears made every other squad look silly after some amazing halftime adjustments, accumulating the most projected points in the league over the second half of the draft.
With five steals in the first 9 rounds (including Doug Baldwin, Jamison Crowder, and Delanie Walker), tampoonbay butt&ears made some shrewd moves.
No tight end saw more overall targets (or red zone targets) than Rudolph last season, and tampoonbay butt&ears will hope that trend continues.
Ask And You Shall Receive
- Antonio Brown, WR
- Round 1, Pick 3
Frequently the No. 1 overall pick last year, Brown lived up to the hype. Among all wide receivers, only Mike Evans and Jordy Nelson appeared on more championship rosters than Brown last season.
- Jordan Howard, RB
- Round 2, Pick 18
If tampoonbay butt&ears had a nickel for every time Jordan Howard is projected to touch the ball this season, they'd have 287 nickels.
On a Scale of 1 to America
- Brandin Cooks, WR
- Round 3, Pick 23
How free will Brandin Cooks be in the secondary? He's projected to rack up 1,231 receiving yards this year.
Better Lucky Than Good
- Doug Baldwin, WR
- Round 5, Pick 43
The rest of KMC Football League overlooked a gem, and tampoonbay butt&ears made the smartest value pick of the round by taking Doug Baldwin.
Apparently ADP is Overrated
- Mark Ingram, RB
- Round 6, Pick 58
With their sixth-round pick, tampoonbay butt&ears pulled the trigger. They took Mark Ingram at pick number 58 despite an ADP of just 75.4 across all Yahoo! leagues.
K and TE are expected to be the weakest positions for tampoonbay butt&ears and a potential area of need.
- Adam Vinatieri
- Rank 181, ADP 97
- Stephen Hauschka
- Rank 202, ADP 109
- Jack Doyle
- Rank 107, ADP 118
- C.J. Fiedorowicz
- Rank 136, ADP 135
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..."