jamilladaniels Draft Report Card

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Antonio Brown
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Dez Bryant
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Todd Gurley
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Slated for a Ninth-Place Finish, jamilladaniels May Pull a Brexit and Bail on this League

Draft Summary

Maybe jamilladaniels was out partying with Gronk and autodrafted? Hopefully that's their excuse as they are projected to finish ninth in Yahoo Public 56212 League with a record of 4-10-0 (1,455 points). With their first five picks, jamilladaniels focused on a balanced offensive attack, selecting QB Drew Brees (38th overall), RBs Todd Gurley (23rd) and Ty Montgomery (43rd), and WRs Antonio Brown (3rd) and Dez Bryant (18th). They also ultimately collected the bottom TE combo in the league, as they have Tyler Eifert and Antonio Gates on their team.

Schedule

jamilladaniels should use Week 9 to ponder life's deeper mysteries, like can crop circles ever actually be crop squares? They have five players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have one of the most challenging slates. Along with having the second-most grueling overall schedule, jamilladaniels also has the second-hardest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Earning Your Paycheck

    jamilladaniels will have some tough decisions to make at WR each week, with a scant projected points difference between their third- (Kenny Britt), fourth- (Cameron Meredith), and fifth-ranked (Larry Fitzgerald) wideouts.

  • Risk Averse

    jamilladaniels minimized risk by choosing seven consistent players among their 15 picks.

  • Great Idea, Poor Execution

    Apparently jamilladaniels missed the point of drafting a back-up defense. In Week 8, both New York and Green Bay will be on bye.

  • Nearly There

    The top half of the jamilladaniels roster is one of the strongest in the league (ranked No. 2). However, the bottom of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 9).

  • Defense Wins Championships?

    jamilladaniels chose to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • A Dominating Pair

    jamilladaniels has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (Antonio Brown and Drew Brees) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

Player Analysis

    • Antonio Brown, WR
    • Round 1, Pick 3
    Death, Taxes, and Antonio Brown's Reliable Hands

    Brown is projected to catch an NFL-leading 110 balls this year.

    • Dez Bryant, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 18
    PPR Superhero

    Dez Bryant is expected to be a strong possession receiver this year, and his 94 projected catches rank sixth in the league.

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 3, Pick 23
    If it Ain't Broke

    Do fix it? Laughing in the face of decades of fantasy tradition, jamilladaniels didn't grab their first RB (Todd Gurley) until the third round.

    • Drew Brees, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 38
    A High-Volume Passer

    Brees led the NFL in attempts, completions, and passing yardage last season. Among all QBs, only Brady and Rodgers appeared on more championship rosters than the future Hall-of-Famer in 2016.

    • Ty Montgomery, RB
    • Round 5, Pick 43
    Throwing Caution to the Wind

    They grabbed Ty Montgomery with the 43rd pick, even though his ADP is only 59.6 across all Yahoo! leagues.

Best Available

While jamilladaniels is expected to be weak across three positions, TE is definitely their weakest unit and an area of need.

    • Zach Miller
    • Rank 190, ADP 135
    • David Njoku
    • Rank 198, ADP 132
    • O.J. Howard
    • Rank 205, ADP 124
    • Jared Cook
    • Rank 206, ADP 128
  • 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
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    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
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    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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jamilladaniels
1. (3) Antonio Brown (Pit - WR)
2. (18) Dez Bryant (Dal - WR)
3. (23) Todd Gurley (LAR - RB)
4. (38) Drew Brees (NO - QB)
5. (43) Ty Montgomery (GB - RB)
6. (58) Larry Fitzgerald (Ari - WR)
7. (63) Tyler Eifert (Cin - TE)
8. (78) Stephen Gostkowski (NE - K)
9. (83) New York (NYG - DEF)
10. (98) Tevin Coleman (Atl - RB)
11. (103) Cameron Meredith (Chi - WR)
12. (118) Kenny Britt (Cle - WR)
13. (123) Tyrod Taylor (Buf - QB)
14. (138) Antonio Gates (LAC - TE)
15. (143) Green Bay (GB - DEF)

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