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Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:31 PM
Just had mine, here's the result:

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Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:37 PM
<table class="leagueSettingsTable tableBody viewable" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tbody><tr class="rowOdd"><td class="dataSummary settingLabel">Current Roster Size: 17
Total Starters: 10
Total On Bench: 7 (1 IR)
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</td><td class="statName">Each Pass Completed (PC)</td><td class="statPoints">0.1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">TD Pass (PTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">40+ yard TD pass bonus (PTD40)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">Interceptions Thrown (INT)</td><td class="statPoints">-2</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">2pt Passing Conversion (2PC)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">300-399 yard passing game (P300)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">400+ yard passing game (P400)</td><td class="statPoints">4</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr class="rowEven"><td class="categoryName settingLabel">Rushing</td><td><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td class="statName">Every 10 rushing yards (RY10)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Rushing Attempts (RA)</td><td class="statPoints">0.2</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">TD Rush (RTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">40+ yard TD rush bonus (RTD40)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">50+ yard TD rush bonus (RTD50)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">2pt Rushing Conversion (2PR)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">100-199 yard rushing game (RY100)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">200+ yard rushing game (RY200)</td><td class="statPoints">3</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr class="rowOdd"><td class="categoryName settingLabel">Receiving</td><td><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td class="statName">Every 10 receiving yards (REY10)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Each reception (REC)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">TD Reception (RETD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">40+ yard TD rec bonus (RETD40)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">50+ yard TD rec bonus (RETD50)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">2pt Receiving Conversion (2PRE)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">100-199 yard receiving game (REY100)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">200+ yard receiving game (REY200)</td><td class="statPoints">4</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr class="rowEven"><td class="categoryName settingLabel">Miscellaneous</td><td><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td class="statName">Every 25 kickoff return yards (KR25)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Every 25 punt return yards (PR25)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">Kickoff Return TD (KRTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Punt Return TD (PRTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">Fumble Recovered for TD (FTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Total Fumbles Lost (FUML)</td><td class="statPoints">-2</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr class="rowOdd"><td class="categoryName settingLabel">Kicking</td><td><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td class="statName">Each PAT Made (PAT)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Total FG Missed (FGM)</td><td class="statPoints">-1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">FG Made (0-39 yards) (FG0)</td><td class="statPoints">3</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">FG Made (40-49 yards) (FG40)</td><td class="statPoints">4</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">FG Made (50+ yards) (FG50)</td><td class="statPoints">5</td><td class="spacer">
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</td><td class="statName">Interception Return TD (INTTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">Fumble Return TD (FRTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">Kickoff Return TD (KRTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">Punt Return TD (PRTD)</td><td class="statPoints">6</td><td class="spacer">
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</td><td class="statName">14-17 points allowed (PA14)</td><td class="statPoints">1</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">28-34 points allowed (PA28)</td><td class="statPoints">-1</td><td class="spacer">
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</td><td class="statName">200-299 total yards allowed (YA299)</td><td class="statPoints">2</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">350-399 total yards allowed (YA399)</td><td class="statPoints">-1</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">400-449 total yards allowed (YA449)</td><td class="statPoints">-3</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">450-499 total yards allowed (YA499)</td><td class="statPoints">-5</td><td class="spacer">
</td><td class="statName">500-549 total yards allowed (YA549)</td><td class="statPoints">-6</td></tr><tr><td class="statName">550+ total yards allowed (YA550)</td><td class="statPoints">-7</td><td class="spacer">
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canadianbroncosfan
07-29-2012, 10:39 PM
Just curious Dogg, which team is yours?

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:40 PM
Just curious Dogg, which team is yours?

The one with Hillman, Denver D, Prater, lol

Bigdawg26
07-29-2012, 10:42 PM
Hey what are some cool names for your fantasy football teams?

canadianbroncosfan
07-29-2012, 10:43 PM
The one with Hillman, Denver D, Prater, lol

Ha-ha nice!

Personally I like Team #3 overall.

DENVERDUI55
07-29-2012, 10:43 PM
That's a mess to read. When did PM come off the board?

canadianbroncosfan
07-29-2012, 10:44 PM
Team #3 is kind of make or break on Vick I suppose. Schaub is a great QB, just not fantasy great.

canadianbroncosfan
07-29-2012, 10:45 PM
That's a mess to read. When did PM come off the board?

Looks like the last pick in Rd. 6

canadianbroncosfan
07-29-2012, 10:46 PM
That's a mess to read. When did PM come off the board?

Looks like the last pick in Rd. 6

JCMElway
07-29-2012, 10:48 PM
What drafts have Gronk and J Graham lasting until round four? Wow.

Broncobiv
07-29-2012, 10:50 PM
Looks like the last pick in Rd. 6

I believe it would be the first pick in round 6 (serpentine).

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:50 PM
Oh and the fags that didn't draft kickers were mad about one of their picks so they're waivering them tonight.

JCMElway
07-29-2012, 10:52 PM
No. Manning was the first pick in round 6. And Fitzgerald doesn't go until the third round? These rules must not help out WRs very much.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:54 PM
What drafts have Gronk and J Graham lasting until round four? Wow.

For some reason a bunch of them had no issues with torn ACL's. So I think that's why. I would have taken either higher had the draft gone differently. I feel I reached for Harvin (Also, he wouldn't have been there for my next pick), but I really like him this year, especially with return yards and PPR.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 10:57 PM
No. Manning was the first pick in round 6. And Fitzgerald doesn't go until the third round? These rules must not help out WRs very much.

Leagues with equal PPR across the board favor RBs considerably. The ONLY way WR can score is receptions, RB's get best of both worlds.

JCMElway
07-29-2012, 11:00 PM
Brees - Awesome. Solid value picks with Gronk and R Matthews where you got them. WRs are solid, not specatacular; they should be competitive every week. You are weak at your RB2 and need to make a trade or snag an early waiver pickup. CJ Spill, Hillis, Jacquiz, and Hillman will all be back-ups. Hillis may be the most consistent play for goal-line carries.

Other than RB2, very nice.

Br0nc0Buster
07-29-2012, 11:09 PM
What is up with the 2nd round?

Sproles?
Welker?

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 11:15 PM
What is up with the 2nd round?

Sproles?
Welker?

Did you look at our scoring? You do realize Sproles had 2700 yards last year, right? 1400ish returning = ~55 more points than he scored in almost any league. Starting with 3.5points a week isn't bad at all.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 11:17 PM
Brees - Awesome. Solid value picks with Gronk and R Matthews where you got them. WRs are solid, not specatacular; they should be competitive every week. You are weak at your RB2 and need to make a trade or snag an early waiver pickup. CJ Spill, Hillis, Jacquiz, and Hillman will all be back-ups. Hillis may be the most consistent play for goal-line carries.

Other than RB2, very nice.

I think at least one of my "Hack backs" turns out to be really good. Freddy J is old. Turner is getting fewer and fewer carries. Charles is coming off an ACL. McGahee couldn't stay healthy for us. DeMarco Murray, while I like him a ton, Jerry Jones has a hard on for Felix. So I went upside with a large bench.

Rother8
07-29-2012, 11:24 PM
Ben wins league.

Those RB's and Romo/RGIII with good receivers and this show's ova.

But your squad looks pretty good. Kinda surprised a Denver fan would take Brown over Demaryius but with his signing recently that's understandable. Drew Breeees is gonna have an extra couple chips on his shoulder this year too, great pick.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 11:32 PM
Ben wins league.

Those RB's and Romo/RGIII with good receivers and this show's ova.

RBs almost never finish in the same top 10 order. There are always sleeper studs.

Btw I'm eying Chris Rainey in Pitt.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 11:33 PM
Ben wins league.

Those RB's and Romo/RGIII with good receivers and this show's ova.

But your squad looks pretty good. Kinda surprised a Denver fan would take Brown over Demaryius but with his signing recently that's understandable. Drew Breeees is gonna have an extra couple chips on his shoulder this year too, great pick.

Brown gets those bonuses to return yards, and he had a crazy amount of targets for how little he played at the beginning of the season. I also think they use him to make an example of Wallace. He just has STUD written all over him.

Doggcow
07-29-2012, 11:40 PM
I feel that Chris, Seth***, and Derek all donated $300 a piece, so that was nice of them.

OBF1
07-30-2012, 04:19 AM
Marshall in the middle of the 3rd is a joke.

Blueflame
07-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Marshall in the middle of the 3rd is a joke.

A bigger joke is McFadden taken 8th overall and the 5th RB.

TheChamp24
07-30-2012, 07:43 AM
Damn, tons of guys drafted early with injury issues.
Who is your backup QB?

Also, Luck lasted way too long.

Beantown Bronco
07-30-2012, 07:49 AM
Any commish that schedules their fantasy draft in July should be taken out back and beaten every day between the draft and the regular season opener. Horrible.

Rabb
07-30-2012, 07:50 AM
Foster and Rice #4 and #5 are just gifts if I am reading the scoring right, wow.

Beantown Bronco
07-30-2012, 07:54 AM
Team 2 has a serious problem at rb, given that scoring system.

Denver724
07-30-2012, 08:17 AM
Love team #4. Loaded with RB talent.

rmsanger
07-30-2012, 08:31 AM
A couple comments:

MJD and Run Dmc taken way too early (suckers)
Welker in the 2nd round - GTFO of FF
Roy Helu is going to piss a whole bunch of FF owners off this year
Aaron Hernandez was a steal that late and also feel that Mende could be FTW when healthy later this season.

Team Zack has the strongest team :fyi:

Kaylore
07-30-2012, 08:35 AM
Any commish that schedules their fantasy draft in July should be taken out back and beaten every day between the draft and the regular season opener. Horrible.

This.

TheElusiveKyleOrton
07-30-2012, 09:06 AM
Hey what are some cool names for your fantasy football teams?

Taste Dwayne Bowe

Jekyll15Hyde
07-30-2012, 09:14 AM
some terrible picks in there

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:01 AM
Any commish that schedules their fantasy draft in July should be taken out back and beaten every day between the draft and the regular season opener. Horrible.

The Waiver Wire closes every weekend. This allows the people who have sleepers that want them, to get them later than you would if you wait til they tear it up in pre-season. Pre-Season studs will be able to get snosaged up off waivers if we missed them.

I like it better, personally. Now, if you're one that's too lazy to do research, and plan your team out (or look at the last 8 games of last season) that's your own fault.

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:02 AM
Damn, tons of guys drafted early with injury issues.
Who is your backup QB?

Also, Luck lasted way too long.

Tebow off waivers bro!

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:04 AM
A bigger joke is McFadden taken 8th overall and the 5th RB.

Derek, Seth, and Chris are all "Donators" lol

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:05 AM
Taste Dwayne Bowe

I went with Returning Is A Brees.

Beantown Bronco
07-30-2012, 11:18 AM
The Waiver Wire closes every weekend. This allows the people who have sleepers that want them, to get them later than you would if you wait til they tear it up in pre-season. Pre-Season studs will be able to get snosaged up off waivers if we missed them.

I like it better, personally. Now, if you're one that's too lazy to do research, and plan your team out (or look at the last 8 games of last season) that's your own fault.

Still doesn't help the guys who lose first and second rounders to injuries/suspensions over the next 4 weeks. There's no way to justify it. It's dumb. You could wait another week or two and still have all the benefits you describe above.

July is too damn early. Period.

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:19 AM
Still doesn't help the guys who lose first and second rounders to injuries/suspensions over the next 4 weeks. There's no way to justify it. It's dumb. You could wait another week or two and still have all the benefits you describe above.

July is too damn early. Period.

You can have injuries and suspensions at any time during the season if I'm not mistaken?

bronco militia
07-30-2012, 11:25 AM
having your draft after week 3 of the pre-season makes for a fun draft and a better season for most.

eff1ngham
07-30-2012, 04:59 PM
Pretty strange draft. For a 10 team league a lot of people took two defenses, TEs and QBs. In a league that size I'd load up on WRs and RBs, having a backup defense or TE (or even QB depending on who your starter is) seems like a wasted roster spot that could be spent on a WR or RB who could be a homerun hitter.

Your team looks like it could have some major RB issues. I like Matthews a lot this year, but he's not exactly an iron man. And Spiller and Hillis could be on the wrong side of the carries split a few weeks into the season. You may have reached a bit for Harvin, but in your format he should be okay, though I see both him and Brown as WR2s. Though your have Gronk, who can score like a WR1. And Jordy Nelson that late is a steal.

If I were you I'd look to trade a WR for a RB to get some depth. It would suck to have Matthews miss a game and have to roll with 2 of your 4 guys who may not even get 10 touches a game

gunns
07-30-2012, 05:35 PM
What drafts have Gronk and J Graham lasting until round four? Wow.

And McCoy going with the 3rd pick? I can't think of any other McCoy other than Colt except on D. I'm in shock.

Broncobiv
07-30-2012, 06:07 PM
And McCoy going with the 3rd pick? I can't think of any other McCoy other than Colt except on D. I'm in shock.

LeSean McCoy? Pretty studly in PPR.

Beantown Bronco
07-30-2012, 07:06 PM
You can have injuries and suspensions at any time during the season if I'm not mistaken?

Of course. But there's a reason why coaches limit the involvement of star players in the preseason, now isn't there? And it's the same reason why you shouldn't have a draft this early. Why risk losing a top pick to a major injury or suspension when it's easily avoidable? If it happens during the regular season, that's one thing. Nothing you can do about that. But week one or two of the preseason? It's a risk you don't need to take. Every commish with half a brain knows this. It's not like I'm going off on some limb here. All serious, big money leagues wait.

Doggcow
07-30-2012, 11:37 PM
Of course. But there's a reason why coaches limit the involvement of star players in the preseason, now isn't there? And it's the same reason why you shouldn't have a draft this early. Why risk losing a top pick to a major injury or suspension when it's easily avoidable? If it happens during the regular season, that's one thing. Nothing you can do about that. But week one or two of the preseason? It's a risk you don't need to take. Every commish with half a brain knows this. It's not like I'm going off on some limb here. All serious, big money leagues wait.

So the point your making is "It's better to lose a guy in the middle of a game when it matters, because that doesn't affect the league. But if you lose a guy, and have time to replace him then you made a mistake!"

Injuries happen. Last year I drafted Foster LITERALLY MINUTES before he pulled his Hamstring... We waited to draft. You know what? If I had drafted 20 minutes later, it would have negatively affected my season. Because Foster rocked.

Beantown Bronco
07-31-2012, 04:20 AM
So the point your making is "It's better to lose a guy in the middle of a game when it matters, because that doesn't affect the league. But if you lose a guy, and have time to replace him then you made a mistake!"

Nope. Not at all what I'm saying. And you know it.

Injuries are one of about 10 reasons NOT to have a draft in July.

Injuries happen. Last year I drafted Foster LITERALLY MINUTES before he pulled his Hamstring... We waited to draft. You know what? If I had drafted 20 minutes later, it would have negatively affected my season. Because Foster rocked.

Foster first injured it in training camp, so again, you must've drafted in July. The late August injury was a re-aggravation of that same injury that everyone in the world had ample knowledge of a month in advance.

And I seriously doubt that one year your league would draft at the end of August and then the next would draft a full month earlier.

Doggcow
07-31-2012, 04:55 AM
Nope. Not at all what I'm saying. And you know it.

Injuries are one of about 10 reasons NOT to have a draft in July.



Foster first injured it in training camp, so again, you must've drafted in July. The late August injury was a re-aggravation of that same injury that everyone in the world had ample knowledge of a month in advance.

And I seriously doubt that one year your league would draft at the end of August and then the next would draft a full month earlier.

You're contradicting yourself. You just said it was too early to predict injuries, but then defended by saying you had ample time for injuries.

Anyone in the league can tweak a hammy at any given moment.

Beantown Bronco
07-31-2012, 06:18 AM
You're contradicting yourself. You just said it was too early to predict injuries, but then defended by saying you had ample time for injuries.

Again, not what I said. It's simple logic. BY DEFINITION, more players can get hurt in one month of extra play vs not. It's not even debatable.

Let's make this simple:

What are the chances of you drafting a player on August 30th that was either declared out for the year with an injury/suspension/retirement/whatever on August 1st?

If you answer anything other than zero, you're lying or you shouldn't be playing fantasy football.

Now.....what are the chances of you drafting a player on July 30th that gets put on IR/whatever for the year on August 1st? I'll give you a hint, it's greater than zero.

This doesn't even get into the fact of drafting guys higher than you thought because you assumed they'd be starters or whatever in July, only to find out in the preseason, that they're losing a lot of playing time to that shiny new rookie that outplayed them for the last month.

There are FAR more advantages to disadvantages in drafting in late August than late July. It's not even close.

TheChamp24
07-31-2012, 06:32 AM
Pretty strange draft. For a 10 team league a lot of people took two defenses, TEs and QBs. In a league that size I'd load up on WRs and RBs, having a backup defense or TE (or even QB depending on who your starter is) seems like a wasted roster spot that could be spent on a WR or RB who could be a homerun hitter.

Your team looks like it could have some major RB issues. I like Matthews a lot this year, but he's not exactly an iron man. And Spiller and Hillis could be on the wrong side of the carries split a few weeks into the season. You may have reached a bit for Harvin, but in your format he should be okay, though I see both him and Brown as WR2s. Though your have Gronk, who can score like a WR1. And Jordy Nelson that late is a steal.

If I were you I'd look to trade a WR for a RB to get some depth. It would suck to have Matthews miss a game and have to roll with 2 of your 4 guys who may not even get 10 touches a game

If you don't draft a backup QB, you're setting your team up to fail IMO.
Your top QB goes down, you're screwed.
Then add in the bye week of no points.


Also, I say its stupid to draft so early. Drafting before position battles play out, before preseason injuries happen that will affect people.

eff1ngham
07-31-2012, 12:00 PM
If you don't draft a backup QB, you're setting your team up to fail IMO.
Your top QB goes down, you're screwed.
Then add in the bye week of no points.

Injuries could happen to anyone. However, if you're employing Rodgers, Brady, Brees, Eli, Romo, Rivers or Matt Ryan, the odds of them making it through all 16 games are pretty good. And if you have one of them, you most likely will never start another QB over them except for the bye. So having a backup QB is just taking up a roster spot that could be used on an upside RB or WR. And in a 10-team league, the guys available in free agency are probably serviceable, or worst case scenario you trade for a QB

cutthemdown
07-31-2012, 02:10 PM
WHat fantasy league has qbs go that early?

Doggcow
07-31-2012, 11:04 PM
WHat fantasy league has qbs go that early?

6 point tds, points per completion and bonus for yardage...

Our QB's score tons.

Doggcow
07-31-2012, 11:05 PM
Injuries could happen to anyone. However, if you're employing Rodgers, Brady, Brees, Eli, Romo, Rivers or Matt Ryan, the odds of them making it through all 16 games are pretty good. And if you have one of them, you most likely will never start another QB over them except for the bye. So having a backup QB is just taking up a roster spot that could be used on an upside RB or WR. And in a 10-team league, the guys available in free agency are probably serviceable, or worst case scenario you trade for a QB

THIS. So true. Plus the difference between the top 3ish QB's and everyone else is HUGE. That's why I went Breezy, so I could stock up on guys like Hillis, Spiller, Jacquizz.

Doggcow
07-31-2012, 11:10 PM
Again, not what I said. It's simple logic. BY DEFINITION, more players can get hurt in one month of extra play vs not. It's not even debatable.

Let's make this simple:

What are the chances of you drafting a player on August 30th that was either declared out for the year with an injury/suspension/retirement/whatever on August 1st?

If you answer anything other than zero, you're lying or you shouldn't be playing fantasy football.

Now.....what are the chances of you drafting a player on July 30th that gets put on IR/whatever for the year on August 1st? I'll give you a hint, it's greater than zero.

This doesn't even get into the fact of drafting guys higher than you thought because you assumed they'd be starters or whatever in July, only to find out in the preseason, that they're losing a lot of playing time to that shiny new rookie that outplayed them for the last month.

There are FAR more advantages to disadvantages in drafting in late August than late July. It's not even close.

You're talking purely about injuries. The reason we draft early is to emphasize scouting and preparation.

Btw, I drafted Matthews, and I still like our early draft better.

cutthemdown
08-01-2012, 12:12 AM
6 point tds, points per completion and bonus for yardage...

Our QB's score tons.

Thats a pretty strange scoring format.

Beantown Bronco
08-01-2012, 05:30 AM
You're talking purely about injuries.

Once again, no I'm not.


The reason we draft early is to emphasize scouting and preparation.

Drafting late can do the same exact thing. Moreso actually. It gives you a REAL chance to scout the new, young guys before the draft. Drafting in July, you have absolutely no idea what role they're really going to play going into the season.

Beantown Bronco
08-01-2012, 05:31 AM
Thats a pretty strange scoring format.

Seriously. His whole league is messed up, from the date of the draft to his preseason waiver process, to the scoring. Just bizarre.

eff1ngham
08-01-2012, 11:40 AM
Drafting late can do the same exact thing. Moreso actually. It gives you a REAL chance to scout the new, young guys before the draft. Drafting in July, you have absolutely no idea what role they're really going to play going into the season.

It could go either way really. You draft early and maybe you think you can "steal" Randall Cobb, Tidus Young, Brandon LaFelle, Leonard Hankerson, Vincent Brown, David Wilson, Stevan Ridley, Mikel LeShoure, Phillip Tanner, etc before they do well in pre-season and rise in draft boards (or the starters ahead of them get hurt and they move into more significant roles). You draft early and maybe you get in on the ground floor.

On the flip side some guys could be complete busts in the pre-season and fall in the depth charts, or someone could get hurt, and then you're forced make moves or burn waiver claims before the year even starts. You draft later and you're pretty sure of where everyone stands in the depth charts.

Personally I hate drafting early. Unless you're in a super deep league where you really need those diamonds in the rough to help your team, or to be trade bait. In 10 or 12 team leagues most bench players don't normally see any action so thinking "man, I totally stole Evan Royster" doesn't really mean anything since they're probably not going to play that much

Doggcow
08-01-2012, 12:35 PM
Drafting late can do the same exact thing. Moreso actually. It gives you a REAL chance to read what Matthew Barry and other writers think so you don't have to watch the new, young guys before the draft. Drafting in July, you have absolutely no idea what role they're really going to play going into the season.

Fixed it for you.

The new guys have already been scouted. Or should the NFL let them play a few preseason games before they hold their draft? Silly NFL, what if the players you just drafted get hurt or injured before the season starts.

Doggcow
08-01-2012, 12:38 PM
It could go either way really. You draft early and maybe you think you can "steal" Randall Cobb, Tidus Young, Brandon LaFelle, Leonard Hankerson, Vincent Brown, David Wilson, Stevan Ridley, Mikel LeShoure, Phillip Tanner, etc before they do well in pre-season and rise in draft boards (or the starters ahead of them get hurt and they move into more significant roles). You draft early and maybe you get in on the ground floor.

On the flip side some guys could be complete busts in the pre-season and fall in the depth charts, or someone could get hurt, and then you're forced make moves or burn waiver claims before the year even starts. You draft later and you're pretty sure of where everyone stands in the depth charts.

Personally I hate drafting early. Unless you're in a super deep league where you really need those diamonds in the rough to help your team, or to be trade bait. In 10 or 12 team leagues most bench players don't normally see any action so thinking "man, I totally stole Evan Royster" doesn't really mean anything since they're probably not going to play that much

Waivers/FA are open before preseason (we charge per move, so it's up to owners), however, we DON'T roll waivers week to week. So if you make pre-season claims you could be bottom of the pack come season start.

gunns
08-01-2012, 12:59 PM
LeSean McCoy? Pretty studly in PPR.

Ahhh, thank you. For the life of me I could not think of another offensive McCoy.

Requiem
08-01-2012, 02:32 PM
LeSean McCoy is studly in any league.

Doggcow
08-08-2012, 11:48 PM
I now have Felix Jones, Montario Hardesty, Jacquizz Rodgers, Ronnie Hillman, CJ Spiller, and Peyton Hillis. If I don't end up with at least 1 solid RB out of that bunch, then it'll be the the healthiest year ever for #1 RB's and fml.