Watch out for full boat's Team. Taking advantage of a solid draft spot (fifth overall), they built a team poised to do some damage in steely mcbeams sausages League. full boat's Team is expected to finish third with a record of 11-2-0 (2,026 points). They felt they could wait on quarterback, holding out until the ninth round to secure Cam Newton with the 101st overall selection. When the dust settled, they'd ultimately landed one of the best sets of WRs in the league, as they added Odell Beckham Jr., Michael Crabtree, Willie Snead, and Donte Moncrief.
full boat's Team should use Week 8 to ponder life's deeper mysteries, like can crop circles ever actually be crop squares? 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. 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 full boat's Team.
Earning Your Paycheck
full boat's Team will have some tough decisions to make at WR each week, with a scant projected points difference between their third- (Willie Snead), fourth- (Donte Moncrief), and fifth-ranked (Rishard Matthews) wideouts.
TE is the strongest position for full boat's Team, though DEF and WR aren't too shabby either.
Separating the Wheat from the Chaff
full boat's Team drafted top-3 players at four different positions, including Jimmy Graham, Matt Bryant, and Seattle.
Afraid to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone?
With seven "low-risk" players among their 15 picks, full boat's Team is looking for dependable help.
Decent Idea, Mediocre Execution
full boat's Team will need some help from the waiver wire in Week 6, as their only TE (Jimmy Graham) and only DEF (Seattle) will both be idle that week.
Good to Have Balance, Right?
While the bottom half of the full boat's Team roster is one of the strongest in the league (projected to be No. 3), the top half is among the weakest (ranked No. 11).
Big Numbers in the Big Apple
- O. Beckham Jr., WR
- Round 1, Pick 5
Last season, Beckham logged his third straight campaign of 90+ receptions, 1,300+ receiving yards, and 10+ TDs. Only one NFL player (Mike Evans) saw more targets in 2016.
Fournette is Hungry
- L. Fournette, RB
- Round 2, Pick 20
And he'll get plenty of chances to feast this season, projected to rank eighth in the NFL with 280 touches.
Stepping on a Banana Peel
- Jimmy Graham, TE
- Round 5, Pick 53
Jimmy Graham slipping to full boat's Team could be the cause of many sleepless nights for the other managers.
Was the 68th Pick the Right Time for Willie Snead?
- Willie Snead, WR
- Round 6, Pick 68
full boat's Team apparently believes it is. The Saints' wide receiver is projected to earn 223 points this year, after putting up 194 last year.
Taking a Chance
- Doug Martin, RB
- Round 7, Pick 77
With their seventh-round pick, full boat's Team threw caution to the wind. They took Doug Martin at pick number 77 despite an ADP of 104.2 across all Yahoo! leagues.
If full boat's Team wants to upgrade, QB and RB are areas they could go after first.
- Sam Bradford
- Rank 164, ADP 124
- Blake Bortles
- Rank 192, ADP 134
- C.J. Prosise
- Rank 137, ADP 125
- Samaje Perine
- Rank 145, ADP 117
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..."