Broken Achilles League (ID# 821367)

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2 gurleys 1 cup Draft Report Card

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Todd Gurley
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Sammy Watkins
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Brandin Cooks
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Despite a Powerful Set of RBs, 2 gurleys 1 cup Hopefully Isn't Playing for Money

Draft Summary

Is someone going to put out that dumpster fire? Oh, whoops, that's not a dumpster fire that's the 2 gurleys 1 cup roster. Easy mistake with a team that needs this much work. As the roster stands, 2 gurleys 1 cup is projected to finish ninth in Broken Achilles League with a record of 4-9-0 (2,046 points). With their first five picks, 2 gurleys 1 cup aimed for balance, selecting QB Tom Brady (37th overall), RBs Todd Gurley (4th) and C.J. Anderson (44th), and WRs Sammy Watkins (17th) and Brandin Cooks (24th). They ended up with the worst QB pair in the league, as they added Eli Manning and Brady to their squad.

We're not mad. We're just disappointed. Go nominate yourself for the Toyota Hall Of Fame to make it up to us.

Schedule

2 gurleys 1 cup can write off Week 9 as a scheduling injustice and use that time to consider other injustices: for example, why doesn't Chewbacca get a medal during the ceremony at the end of Star Wars? Wookie bias? They have three players and the most projected fantasy points on bye that week. Looking at the entire season, they have a more-challenging-than-average schedule. Along with the fifth-most grueling overall schedule, both the first four games and last four games of the season are pretty average for 2 gurleys 1 cup.

Draft Notes

  • RB or Bust

    RB is the only stronger-than-average position group for 2 gurleys 1 cup.

  • Risk Averse

    2 gurleys 1 cup minimized risk by choosing six consistent players among their 15 picks.

  • Taking Some Time to get Warmed Up

    2 gurleys 1 cup got off to a lackluster start, winding up with the weakest projected point total in the league during the first half of the draft.

  • Team of Champions?

    2 gurleys 1 cup is fielding a team of fantasy MVPs. Last season, three of their players were among the top-20 players that were on the most championship rosters across all Yahoo! leagues: Todd Gurley, Tom Brady, and Gary Barnidge.

  • A Low Floor, but a High Ceiling?

    2 gurleys 1 cup nabbed a sleeper in Terrelle Pryor with pick No. 144.

  • The Bargain Whisperer

    2 gurleys 1 cup was hunting for steals throughout the draft, snapping up a trio of bargains in the first 9 rounds (Eli Manning, C.J. Anderson, and Michael Floyd).

Player Analysis

    • Todd Gurley, RB
    • Round 1, Pick 4
    No RB by Committee Here

    Look up "workhorse back" in the dictionary and there is a picture of Todd Gurley. 2 gurleys 1 cup should be in good shape if he reaches his league-leading 349 projected touches this year.

    • Tom Brady, QB
    • Round 4, Pick 37
    Tom's Trophy Delivery Service

    Only Devonta Freeman appeared on more championship rosters than the 38-year-old Brady last season.

    • Gary Barnidge, TE
    • Round 6, Pick 57
    Gary the Great

    Drafting for last year's results is risky, but among all TEs in 2015, Barnidge ranked fourth in both TDs and yardage, third in receptions, and second in targets.

    • J. Stewart, RB
    • Round 7, Pick 64
    Was the 64th Pick the Right Time for Jonathan Stewart?

    2 gurleys 1 cup apparently believes so. The Panthers' running back is projected to net 189 points this year, after putting up 164 last year.

Best Available

2 gurleys 1 cup has five positions that may need to be addressed at some point, including WR and QB, which look like the biggest areas of need.

    • Tavon Austin
    • Rank 92, ADP 107
    • Kamar Aiken
    • Rank 110, ADP 128
    • Tyrod Taylor
    • Rank 90, ADP 113
    • Jameis Winston
    • Rank 96, ADP 118
  • 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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2 gurleys 1 cup
1. (4) Todd Gurley (LA - RB)
2. (17) Sammy Watkins (Buf - WR)
3. (24) Brandin Cooks (NO - WR)
4. (37) Tom Brady (NE - QB)
5. (44) C.J. Anderson (Den - RB)
6. (57) Gary Barnidge (Cle - TE)
7. (64) Jonathan Stewart (Car - RB)
8. (77) Michael Floyd (NE - WR)
9. (84) Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
10. (97) Tyler Lockett (Sea - WR)
11. (104) Green Bay (GB - DEF)
12. (117) Jason Witten (Dal - TE)
13. (124) LeGarrette Blount (NE - RB)
14. (137) Blair Walsh (Min - K)
15. (144) Terrelle Pryor Sr. (Cle - WR)

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