Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team Draft Report Card

Ezekiel Elliott
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
DeAndre Hopkins
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Draft Summary

Although they ended up with the No. 8 overall selection, Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team remained unfazed, building a roster capable of topping any team in Yahoo Public 987595. Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team are predicted to finish with a record of 12-3 (2,063 points), good enough for 2nd.

  • Mike Davis

Best Pick

What a mid-round bargain for Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team, who selected Davis at No. 88, about two rounds later than his ADP of 66. After a season in which he rushed for 642 yards and 6 TDs and had 59 catches for 373 yards and 2 TDs, totaling 177 fantasy points, Davis is projected to score 164 fantasy points with the Falcons. That makes him a valuable No. 3 RB for this squad.

  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Going out on a Limb

It seems everyone is a self-anointed fantasy expert these days, so there's no telling who led you to choose Edwards-Helaire with the 3rd pick in the 2nd round, about 10 slots earlier than his ADP of 23. Then again, you might be onto something? Projected to score 263 fantasy points this season with the Chiefs, he appears set to beat his rookie year when he ran for 803 yards and 4 TDs and recorded 36 receptions for 297 yards and 1 TD over 13 games, earning 158 fantasy points. According to projections, Edwards-Helaire will slot in as the No. 2 RB for Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team to begin the season.

Draft Notes

  • Week 7 will be a rude awakening for Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team, as they have three players on a bye (Josh Allen, Ezekiel Elliott, and Diontae Johnson). Luckily, Ed's Excellent Team, your Week 7 opponent, will be tackling a similar conundrum with three players (Dak Prescott, Justin Jefferson, and Irv Smith Jr.) on a bye.

  • Based on projected records, Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team have one of the least challenging schedules in Yahoo Public 987595 this season with a strength of schedule rated as the 3rd easiest.

  • Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team seem to be counting on veteran leadership to rein in youthful exuberance, compiling a balanced lineup with an average of 5 years of NFL experience, ranking in the middle of the pack for the league. They selected two rookies (Kyle Pitts and DeVonta Smith), the 2nd-highest total in the league. In total, there were 11 rookies selected over the course of the Yahoo Public 987595 draft.

  • With the choice of WR Diontae Johnson at No. 68, Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team took advantage of the WR/RB/TE flex position for the first time after filling all of the individual offensive positions in the draft.

Player Analysis

  • 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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Mr. Fantasy's Awesome Team
1. (8) Ezekiel Elliott (Dal - RB)
2. (13) Clyde Edwards-Helaire (KC - RB)
3. (28) DeAndre Hopkins (Ari - WR)
4. (33) Josh Allen (Buf - QB)
5. (48) Julio Jones (Ten - WR)
6. (53) Kyle Pitts (Atl - TE)
7. (68) Diontae Johnson (Pit - WR)
8. (73) Michael Thomas (NO - WR)
9. (88) Mike Davis (Atl - RB)
10. (93) Damien Harris (NE - RB)
11. (108) Rob Gronkowski (TB - TE)
12. (113) Joe Burrow (Cin - QB)
13. (128) DeVonta Smith (Phi - WR)
14. (133) New England (NE - DEF)
15. (148) Cody Parkey (NO - K)

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