SCLSU Mud Dogs Draft Report Card

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LeSean McCoy
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Mike Evans
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Derek Carr
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Despite an Exciting Set of WRs, My Team Names Suck Should Have Done Their Homework

Draft Summary

For some the eighth overall pick is a challenge, for others it's a blessing, but for My Team Names Suck it looks to be a curse and an early indicator of the season ahead. Most teams in the league will pick up an easy win against My Team Names Suck, resulting in their projected 2-11-0 record (1,962 points) and ninth-place finish in The Non-Tim's SCN League. They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Derek Carr (28th overall), RBs LeSean McCoy (8th) and Lamar Miller (48th), and WRs Mike Evans (13th) and Doug Baldwin (33rd). They wound up with one of the best groups of WRs in the league, as they have Baldwin, Evans, Davante Adams, and Pierre Garcon on their team.

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Schedule

Week 10 may cause some frustration for My Team Names Suck, as their top two projected scorers (Derek Carr and Carson Wentz) will be on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have the most daunting schedule. Corresponding with the most demanding overall schedule, My Team Names Suck also has the league's second-toughest first four games and second-hardest last four games of the season.

Draft Notes

  • Decent Idea, Mediocre Execution

    My Team Names Suck will need to get busy on the waiver wire in Week 7, as their only TE (Eric Ebron) and only K (Matt Prater) will both be off that week.

  • Risk Averse

    My Team Names Suck minimized risk by choosing 10 consistent players among their 15 picks.

  • A Dominating Pair

    My Team Names Suck has a pair of fantasy MVPs in their lineup. Last season, two of their players (LeSean McCoy and Mike Evans) finished among the top-20 players that were on the most first-place fantasy teams.

  • My One and Only

    Ignoring roster depth, My Team Names Suck chose only one player at three different positions (TE, DEF, and K).

  • Bargain Shopper

    With three steals in the first 9 rounds (Davante Adams, Lamar Miller, and Doug Baldwin), My Team Names Suck made some shrewd moves.

  • Digging Deep

    Jay Cutler is owned in only 4% of all Yahoo! leagues, but will surely reward My Team Names Suck for their faith! Or not.

Player Analysis

    • LeSean McCoy, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 8
    McCoy is Hungry

    And he'll get plenty of chances to feast this season, projected to rank ninth in the NFL with 278 touches.

    • Mike Evans, WR
    • Round 2, Pick 13
    Monster Mike

    Second only to Jordy Nelson in receiving TDs last season, Evans appeared on more first-place fantasy rosters than any other wide receiver.

    • Derek Carr, QB
    • Round 3, Pick 28
    Rocket Arm

    Derek Carr has a cannon, projected to rank second among all QBs with 3 TDs over 40 yards.

    • Doug Baldwin, WR
    • Round 4, Pick 33
    239 Excuses to Cheer for Doug Baldwin

    Baldwin ranks sixth in the The Non-Tim's SCN League among wideouts with 239 projected fantasy points.

    • Carson Wentz, QB
    • Round 6, Pick 53
    Let Me Check it Again

    Why can't I find Carson Wentz on my draft cheat sheet? Oh wait, here he is under "mid-to-late-round flier."

Best Available

While My Team Names Suck is projected to have four below-average positions, TE is clearly their weakest unit and should be upgraded first.

    • Jack Doyle
    • Rank 107, ADP 118
    • Cameron Brate
    • Rank 133, ADP 131
    • C.J. Fiedorowicz
    • Rank 136, ADP 135
    • Coby Fleener
    • Rank 140, ADP 133
  • 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
        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

    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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SCLSU Mud Dogs
1. (8) LeSean McCoy (Buf - RB)
2. (13) Mike Evans (TB - WR)
3. (28) Derek Carr (Oak - QB)
4. (33) Doug Baldwin (Sea - WR)
5. (48) Lamar Miller (Hou - RB)
6. (53) Carson Wentz (Phi - QB)
7. (68) Davante Adams (GB - WR)
8. (73) Doug Martin (TB - RB)
9. (88) Pierre Garcon (SF - WR)
10. (93) Jay Cutler (Mia - QB)
11. (108) Kansas City (KC - DEF)
12. (113) Rob Kelley (Was - RB)
13. (128) Marvin Jones Jr. (Det - WR)
14. (133) Matt Prater (Det - K)
15. (148) Eric Ebron (Det - TE)

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