Picking sixth, Huck it Chuck it put together a team that is expected to finish the season in a favorable spot. There's something to be said for a GM who flipped a bottom of the barrel pick into a projected third-place finish in Stupid loser League (10-4-0, 1,604 points). They didn't target any one position early, selecting QB Andrew Luck (38th overall), RB Todd Gurley (6th), WR Alshon Jeffery (27th), and TE Rob Gronkowski (11th) within the first five rounds. They also landed the highest-scoring TE pair in the league, as they added Gronkowski and Ladarius Green.
Huck it Chuck it should drop off the grid during Week 8. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Based on their opponents' projected points, they have one of the least challenging slates. In addition to having the second-easiest overall schedule, Huck it Chuck it has the league's toughest first four games and softest last four games of the season.
Up and Comers
Assembling a squad of rising stars is key to fantasy success and Huck it Chuck it may have done just that, with four players estimated to top their prior-season numbers by a substantial amount.
The top half of the Huck it Chuck it roster is one of the strongest in the league (ranked No. 2). However, the bottom of the roster is among the weakest (ranked No. 6).
Team of Winners
Huck it Chuck it 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, Rob Gronkowski, and Mark Ingram).
Huck it Chuck it elected to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.
Don't Get Too Defensive Over This
But Huck it Chuck it drafted Dallas with the 70th pick, even though their ADP is only 120 across all Yahoo! leagues.
Huck it Chuck it scored the best value pick of the final round, drafting Kansas City at pick number 118.
Feed The Beast
- Todd Gurley, RB
- Round 1, Pick 6
Over here we have a rarity in the wild named Todd Gurley. Projected to get a league-leading 342 touches, he feasts on feeble defenses.
Haters Gonna Hate
- Rob Gronkowski, TE
- Round 2, Pick 11
The rest of Stupid loser League overlooked a gem, and Huck it Chuck it made the swaggiest pick of the round by grabbing Rob Gronkowski.
He's a Touchy, Feely Kind of Guy
- Mark Ingram, RB
- Round 3, Pick 22
With 282 touches, Mark Ingram is projected to rank 10th in the NFL in that category. How touching, Huck it Chuck it.
179 Excuses to Cheer for Alshon Jeffery
- Alshon Jeffery, WR
- Round 4, Pick 27
Jeffery ranks eighth in the Stupid loser League among wideouts with 179 projected fantasy points.
Huck it Chuck it's Stud Signal-Caller
- Andrew Luck, QB
- Round 5, Pick 38
Andrew Luck is projected to rack up 317 points this year, enough to rank third among all QBs.
With three below-average positions on Huck it Chuck it, DEF and WR are projected as especially weak units that should be upgraded first.
- Philadelphia Defense
- Rank 217, ADP 142
- Pittsburgh Defense
- Rank 219, ADP 134
- Tavon Austin
- Rank 86, ADP 107
- Sterling Shepard
- Rank 87, ADP 103
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..."