jake's Legit Team Draft Report Card

Odell Beckham Jr.
Todd Gurley II
DeAndre Hopkins
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Projected to Finish Fourth, jake's Legit Team Will Likely Reach Playoffs

Draft Summary

jake's Legit Team parlayed a solid draft slot (second overall) into a respectable performance. With a mark of 7-7-0 (1,532 points), they're projected to finish fourth in Yahoo Public 795499 League. They used a conservative plan early to fill out their lineup, selecting QB Andrew Luck (42nd overall), RBs Todd Gurley (19th) and Carlos Hyde (39th), and WRs Odell Beckham Jr. (2nd) and DeAndre Hopkins (22nd). They collected one of the best QB duos in the league, as they added Luck and Andy Dalton to their squad.

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jake's Legit Team should drop off the grid during Week 11. They have four players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the season as a whole, they have a softer-than-normal schedule. Along with the fifth-easiest overall schedule, the first four games and last four games of the season are fairly average for jake's Legit Team.

Draft Notes

  • Anyone Else Need a Tight End in Yahoo Public 795499 League?

    The trade market may heat up around Week 9, as both Kyle Rudolph and Antonio Gates will be on bye for jake's Legit Team.

  • Earning Your Paycheck

    jake's Legit Team will have some tough decisions to make at WR each week, with a scant projected points difference between their third- (Tyrell Williams), fourth- (Golden Tate), and fifth-ranked (Willie Snead) wideouts.

  • Afraid to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone?

    With eight "low-risk" players among their 15 picks, jake's Legit Team is looking for dependable help.

  • Defense Wins Championships?

    Hoping to play the favorable matchups week-to-week, jake's Legit Team chose to go with two DEFs instead of loading up at other spots.

  • Low Floor, High Ceiling?

    jake's Legit Team grabbed a sleeper in Adrian Peterson with pick No. 122.

Player Analysis

    • O. Beckham Jr., WR
    • Round 1, Pick 2
    Outstanding, Bodacious, Jaw-dropping

    Is that what OBJ stands for? 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.

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 2, Pick 19
    Todd Gurley Doesn't Read the Playbook

    The playbook reads him. jake's Legit Team should be in decent shape if Gurley gets his 316 projected touches this year.

    • Andrew Luck, QB
    • Round 5, Pick 42
    jake's Legit Team's Stud Signal-Caller

    Andrew Luck is projected to rack up 336 points this year, enough to rank third among all QBs.

    • Golden Tate, WR
    • Round 6, Pick 59
    A Premier Deep Threat

    With 2 long scores, Golden Tate has a projected rank of fifth among NFL WRs in TDs over 40 yards.

    • Kyle Rudolph, TE
    • Round 7, Pick 62
    Valuable Viking

    No tight end saw more overall targets (or red zone targets) than Rudolph last season, and jake's Legit Team will hope that trend continues.

Best Available

jake's Legit Team could potentially upgrade TE and DEF, but TE is the position they'll want to focus on first.

    • Cameron Brate
    • Rank 142, ADP 131
    • C.J. Fiedorowicz
    • Rank 144, ADP 134
    • Jason Witten
    • Rank 147, ADP 131
    • Austin Hooper
    • Rank 150, ADP 138
  • Bye Week Points Lost

    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-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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jake's Legit Team
1. (2) Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG - WR)
2. (19) Todd Gurley II (LAR - RB)
3. (22) DeAndre Hopkins (Hou - WR)
4. (39) Carlos Hyde (SF - RB)
5. (42) Andrew Luck (Ind - QB)
6. (59) Golden Tate (Det - WR)
7. (62) Kyle Rudolph (Min - TE)
8. (79) Willie Snead (NO - WR)
9. (82) Kansas City (KC - DEF)
10. (99) Tyrell Williams (LAC - WR)
11. (102) Andy Dalton (Cin - QB)
12. (119) Adam Vinatieri (Ind - K)
13. (122) Adrian Peterson (NO - RB)
14. (139) Antonio Gates (LAC - TE)
15. (142) Carolina (Car - DEF)

Best Draft

Best Draft is awarded to the team with the most projected season points based on weekly optimal starting lineups.

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