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Official Mock #11 - Performance scoring / Reception Points / Flex - 12 Teams
David M. Dorey
August 26, 2004

This draft was conducted between August 23rd and August 25th considering a performance scoring scenario of 1/10 rush or receive yards, 1/20 pass yards, six point touchdowns with negative two point interceptions. Two point conversions are two points per participant. DEFenses receive 1 point per sack, 2 points per turnovers and six point touchdowns.

Each reception received one point.

The 18 rounds built rosters of 2 QB, 5 RB, 5 WR, 2 TE, 2 PK and 2 DEF with a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 Flex (RB, WR or TE), TE, PK and DEF.

Draft By Round

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
1 RB Tomlinson,Lad. 1 RB Barlow,Kevan 1 WR Mason,Derrick 1 RB Staley,Duce
2 RB Holmes,Priest 2 RB Johnson,Rudi 2 RB Bennett,Michael 2 WR Smith,Steve
3 RB Green,Ahman 3 RB Faulk,Marshall 3 WR Horn,Joe 3 WR Jackson,Darrell
4 RB McAllister,Deuce 4 RB Davis,Domanick 4 RB Barber,Tiki 4 WR Chambers,Chris
5 RB Alexander,Shaun 5 RB Dillon,Corey 5 RB Henry,Travis 5 WR Johnson,Andre
6 WR Moss,Randy 6 QB Culpepper,Daunte 6 RB Jones,Thomas 6 RB Jones,Kevin
7 RB James,Edgerrin 7 TE Gonzalez,Tony 7 WR Moss,Santana 7 WR Coles,Laveranues
8 RB Lewis,Jamal 8 QB Manning,Peyton 8 WR Moulds,Eric 8 RB Duckett,T.J.
9 RB Portis,Clinton 9 WR Owens,Terrell 9 RB Brown,Chris 9 WR Toomer,Amani
10 WR Holt,Torry 10 RB Davis,Stephen 10 RB Westbrook,Brian 10 WR Booker,Marty
11 RB Taylor,Fred 11 WR Johnson,Chad 11 WR Walker,Javon 11 QB Vick,Michael
12 WR Harrison,Marvin 12 WR Ward,Hines 12 RB Martin,Curtis 12 TE Heap,Todd
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8
1 RB Garner,Charlie 1 WR Burress,Plaxico 1 RB Minor,Travis 1 QB Brady,Tom
2 WR Robinson,Koren 2 QB Bulger,Marc 2 WR Fitzgerald,Larry 2 WR Morgan,Quincy
3 QB McNabb,Donovan 3 WR Rogers,Charles 3 WR Wayne,Reggie 3 TE Gates,Antonio
4 RB Dunn,Warrick 4 QB McNair,Steve 4 QB Brooks,Aaron 4 WR Lelie,Ashley
5 WR Price,Peerless 5 QB Pennington,Chad 5 WR Branch,Deion 5 TE Kinney,Erron
6 QB Hasselbeck,Matt 6 WR Bruce,Isaac 6 RB Jackson,Steven 6 RB Jones,Julius
7 RB Suggs,Lee 7 RB McGahee,Willis 7 WR Johnson,Keys. 7 RB Bell,Tatum
8 WR Davis,Andre' 8 WR Stallworth,Donte' 8 RB George,Eddie 8 WR McCareins,Justin
9 WR Smith,Jimmy 9 TE Williams,Boo 9 TE McMichael,Randy 9 WR McCardell,Keenan
10 RB Wheatley,Tyrone 10 TE Winslow,Kellen 10 QB Favre,Brett 10 WR Kennison,Eddie
11 TE Shockey,Jeremy 11 RB Foster,De'shaun 11 RB Griffin,Quentin 11 DEF Ravens
12 WR Porter,Jerry 12 QB Green,Trent 12 TE Crumpler,Alge 12 WR Smith,Rod
Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12
1 QB Garcia,Jeff 1 WR Lloyd,Brandon 1 RB Green,William 1 DEF Cowboys
2 TE Clark,Dallas 2 PK Wilkins,Jeff 2 PK Akers,David 2 DEF Vikings
3 RB Dayne,Ron 3 WR Givens,David 3 WR Warrick,Peter 3 DEF Buccaneers
4 WR Gardner,Rod 4 RB Hollings,Tony 4 RB Thomas,Anthony 4 QB Leftwich,Byron
5 DEF Patriots 5 WR Ferguson,Robert 5 TE Witten,Jason 5 QB Palmer,Carson
6 PK Vanderjagt,Mike 6 DEF Rams 6 QB Johnson,Brad 6 QB Plummer,Jake
7 TE Jones,Freddie 7 WR Terrell,David 7 WR Muhammad,M. 7 WR Galloway,Joey
8 RB Bettis,Jerome 8 WR Boldin,Anquan 8 WR Gage,Justin 8 RB Jordan,Lamont
9 WR Williams,Roy 9 WR Clayton,Michael 9 RB Smith,Onterrio 9 QB Delhomme,Jake
10 RB Williams,Moe 10 DEF Panthers 10 RB Harris,Arlen 10 RB Levens,Dorsey
11 WR Robinson,Marcus 11 WR Driver,Donald 11 RB Pittman,Michael 11 WR Rice,Jerry
12 RB Smith,Emmitt 12 WR Glenn,Terry 12 QB Carr,David 12 DEF Dolphins
Round 13 Round 14 Round 15 Round 16
1 PK Elam,Jason 1 WR Northcutt,Dennis 1 TE Clark,Desmond 1 WR Engram,Bobby
2 QB Bledsoe,Drew 2 RB Davenport,Najeh 2 RB Fargas,Justin 2 TE Pollard,Marcus
3 PK Feely,Jay 3 PK Longwell,Ryan 3 TE Franks,Bubba 3 TE Smith,L.J.
4 DEF Chiefs 4 WR Calico,Tyrone 4 PK Vinatieri,Adam 4 TE Johnson,Teyo
5 PK Kasay,John 5 WR Dyson,Kevin 5 QB Harrington,Joey 5 RB Smith,Musa
6 WR Burleson,Nate 6 PK Stover,Matt 6 DEF Packers 6 WR Williams,Reggie
7 RB Perry,Chris 7 DEF Falcons 7 TE Becht,Anthony 7 RB Faulk,Kevin
8 DEF Seahawks 8 RB Jackson,James 8 WR Evans,Lee 8 TE Brady,Kyle
9 DEF Eagles 9 RB Alstott,Mike 9 PK Brown,Josh 9 TE Mili,Itula
10 WR Bennett,Drew 10 QB Brunell,Mark 10 QB McCown,Josh 10 RB Taylor,Chester
11 WR Taylor,Travis 11 DEF Titans 11 QB Gannon,Rich 11 TE Kleinsasser,Jim
12 TE Chamberlain,Byron 12 WR Johnson,Bryant 12 DEF Saints 12 RB Smith,Antowain
Round 17 Round 18            
1 DEF Broncos 1 PK Brien,Doug            
2 RB Johnson,Larry 2 DEF Jaguars            
3 PK Carney,John 3 PK Hall,John            
4 PK Nedney,Joe 4 PK Edinger,Paul            
5 PK Janikowski,Se. 5 DEF Colts            
6 PK Gramatica,Martin 6 PK Mare,Olindo            
7 DEF Steelers 7 TE Fitzsimmons,C.            
8 PK Hanson,Jason 8 DEF Jets            
9 DEF Bills 9 DEF Giants            
10 DEF Bears 10 DEF Redskins            
11 PK Elling,Aaron 11 PK Cundiff,Billy            
12 PK Andersen,Morten 12 PK Reed,Jeff            

Draft by Position

Quarterbacks Tight Ends Kickers Team DEFense
2.06 Culpepper,Daunte 2.07 Gonzalez,Tony 9.06 Vanderjagt,Mike 8.11 Ravens
2.08 Manning,Peyton 4.12 Heap,Todd 10.02 Wilkins,Jeff 9.05 Patriots
4.11 Vick,Michael 5.11 Shockey,Jeremy 11.02 Akers,David 10.06 Rams
5.03 McNabb,Donovan 6.09 Williams,Boo 13.01 Elam,Jason 10.10 Panthers
5.06 Hasselbeck,Matt 6.10 Winslow,Kellen 13.03 Feely,Jay 12.01 Cowboys
6.02 Bulger,Marc 7.09 McMichael,Randy 13.05 Kasay,John 12.02 Vikings
6.04 McNair,Steve 7.12 Crumpler,Alge 14.03 Longwell,Ryan 12.03 Buccaneers
6.05 Pennington,Chad 8.03 Gates,Antonio 14.06 Stover,Matt 12.12 Dolphins
6.12 Green,Trent 8.05 Kinney,Erron 15.04 Vinatieri,Adam 13.04 Chiefs
7.04 Brooks,Aaron 9.02 Clark,Dallas 15.09 Brown,Josh 13.08 Seahawks
7.10 Favre,Brett 9.07 Jones,Freddie 17.03 Carney,John 13.09 Eagles
8.01 Brady,Tom 11.05 Witten,Jason 17.04 Nedney,Joe 14.07 Falcons
9.01 Garcia,Jeff 13.12 Chamberlain,Byron 17.05 Janikowski,Se. 14.11 Titans
11.06 Johnson,Brad 15.01 Clark,Desmond 17.06 Gramatica,Martin 15.06 Packers
11.12 Carr,David 15.03 Franks,Bubba 17.08 Hanson,Jason 15.12 Saints
12.04 Leftwich,Byron 15.07 Becht,Anthony 17.11 Elling,Aaron 17.01 Broncos
12.05 Palmer,Carson 16.02 Pollard,Marcus 17.12 Andersen,Morten 17.07 Steelers
12.06 Plummer,Jake 16.03 Smith,L.J. 18.01 Brien,Doug 17.09 Bills
12.09 Delhomme,Jake 16.04 Johnson,Teyo 18.03 Hall,John 17.10 Bears
13.02 Bledsoe,Drew 16.08 Brady,Kyle 18.04 Edinger,Paul 18.02 Jaguars
14.10 Brunell,Mark 16.09 Mili,Itula 18.06 Mare,Olindo 18.05 Colts
15.05 Harrington,Joey 16.11 Kleinsasser,Jim 18.11 Cundiff,Billy 18.08 Jets
15.10 McCown,Josh 18.07 Fitzsimmons,Casey 18.12 Reed,Jeff 18.09 Giants
15.11 Gannon,Rich         18.10 Redskins
               
Running Backs Wide Receivers
1.01 Tomlinson,Lad. 6.11 Foster,De'shaun 1.06 Moss,Randy 8.02 Morgan,Quincy
1.02 Holmes,Priest 7.01 Minor,Travis 1.10 Holt,Torry 8.04 Lelie,Ashley
1.03 Green,Ahman 7.06 Jackson,Steven 1.12 Harrison,Marvin 8.08 McCareins,Justin
1.04 McAllister,Deuce 7.08 George,Eddie 2.09 Owens,Terrell 8.09 McCardell,Keenan
1.05 Alexander,Shaun 7.11 Griffin,Quentin 2.11 Johnson,Chad 8.10 Kennison,Eddie
1.07 James,Edgerrin 8.06 Jones,Julius 2.12 Ward,Hines 8.12 Smith,Rod
1.08 Lewis,Jamal 8.07 Bell,Tatum 3.01 Mason,Derrick 9.04 Gardner,Rod
1.09 Portis,Clinton 9.03 Dayne,Ron 3.03 Horn,Joe 9.09 Williams,Roy
1.11 Taylor,Fred 9.08 Bettis,Jerome 3.07 Moss,Santana 9.11 Robinson,Marcus
2.01 Barlow,Kevan 9.10 Williams,Moe 3.08 Moulds,Eric 10.01 Lloyd,Brandon
2.02 Johnson,Rudi 9.12 Smith,Emmitt 3.11 Walker,Javon 10.03 Givens,David
2.03 Faulk,Marshall 10.04 Hollings,Tony 4.02 Smith,Steve 10.05 Ferguson,Robert
2.04 Davis,Domanick 11.01 Green,William 4.03 Jackson,Darrell 10.07 Terrell,David
2.05 Dillon,Corey 11.04 Thomas,Anthony 4.04 Chambers,Chris 10.08 Boldin,Anquan
2.10 Davis,Stephen 11.09 Smith,Onterrio 4.05 Johnson,Andre 10.09 Clayton,Michael
3.02 Bennett,Michael 11.10 Harris,Arlen 4.07 Coles,Laveranues 10.11 Driver,Donald
3.04 Barber,Tiki 11.11 Pittman,Michael 4.09 Toomer,Amani 10.12 Glenn,Terry
3.05 Henry,Travis 12.08 Jordan,Lamont 4.10 Booker,Marty 11.03 Warrick,Peter
3.06 Jones,Thomas 12.10 Levens,Dorsey 5.02 Robinson,Koren 11.07 Muhammad,Muhsin
3.09 Brown,Chris 13.07 Perry,Chris 5.05 Price,Peerless 11.08 Gage,Justin
3.10 Westbrook,Brian 14.02 Davenport,Najeh 5.08 Davis,Andre' 12.07 Galloway,Joey
3.12 Martin,Curtis 14.08 Jackson,James 5.09 Smith,Jimmy 12.11 Rice,Jerry
4.01 Staley,Duce 14.09 Alstott,Mike 5.12 Porter,Jerry 13.06 Burleson,Nate
4.06 Jones,Kevin 15.02 Fargas,Justin 6.01 Burress,Plaxico 13.10 Bennett,Drew
4.08 Duckett,T.J. 16.05 Smith,Musa 6.03 Rogers,Charles 13.11 Taylor,Travis
5.01 Garner,Charlie 16.07 Faulk,Kevin 6.06 Bruce,Isaac 14.01 Northcutt,Dennis
5.04 Dunn,Warrick 16.10 Taylor,Chester 6.08 Stallworth,Donte' 14.04 Calico,Tyrone
5.07 Suggs,Lee 16.12 Smith,Antowain 7.02 Fitzgerald,Larry 14.05 Dyson,Kevin
5.10 Wheatley,Tyrone 17.02 Johnson,Larry 7.03 Wayne,Reggie 14.12 Johnson,Bryant
6.07 McGahee,Willis     7.05 Branch,Deion 15.08 Evans,Lee
        7.07 Johnson,Keyshawn 16.01 Engram,Bobby
            16.06 Williams,Reggie

Resulting Teams

In evaluating this mock, consider that there is a flex position which is best manned with a RB or a good WR, and there are reception points which elevates the value of receivers and tight ends.

Draft Slot #1
5 Round Strategy: RB, WR, WR, TE, RB

This team used the first pick in the draft to start his RB's off with Tomlinson and then focused on the reception point values of Ward (2), Mason (3) and Heap (4) before finally going back for Garner (5).

Passed by Bennett and other RB's to get Mason which later gave him weaker RB's with Garner and Minor which likely ended up with less net points unless Garner and Minor stay starters and healthy.

Ended up with a Tomlinson and Heap as top players in their position but chased the runs on most other positions and ended with a team likely to produce average points buoyed only by Tomlinson's big games which he would have had anyway. Weaker at RB than desired caused by the attempt to be very strong at WR but that caused a domino effect on the other positions taken. A good effort at using the scoring rules that ended up causing unintended weaknesses at other positions.

Starters: Green, Tomlinson, Garner, Ward, Mason, R Smith, Minor (flex), Heap, Elam, MIA

Grade: C+

 
# Draft Kenny
1.01 RB Tomlinson,Ladainian QB Green,Trent
2.12 WR Ward,Hines QB Garcia,Jeff
3.01 WR Mason,Derrick RB Tomlinson,Ladainian
4.12 TE Heap,Todd RB Garner,Charlie
5.01 RB Garner,Charlie RB Minor,Travis
6.12 QB Green,Trent RB Green,William
7.01 RB Minor,Travis RB Smith,Antowain
8.12 WR Smith,Rod WR Ward,Hines
9.01 QB Garcia,Jeff WR Mason,Derrick
10.12 WR Glenn,Terry WR Smith,Rod
11.01 RB Green,William WR Glenn,Terry
12.12 DEF Dolphins WR Johnson,Bryant
13.01 PK Elam,Jason TE Heap,Todd
14.12 WR Johnson,Bryant TE Clark,Desmond
15.01 TE Clark,Desmond PK Elam,Jason
16.12 RB Smith,Antowain PK Reed,Jeff
17.01 DEF Broncos DEF Dolphins
18.12 PK Reed,Jeff DEF Broncos
     

Draft Slot #2
5 Round Strategy: RB, WR, RB, QB, WR

Took the standard Holmes pick wisely and unlike Team #1, went with best WR in Chad Johnson but then took Bennett off the board to start a solid backfield with one top WR. Used the 4.11 pick to snap up Vick - nice pickup for a quarterback that fell as most do in this scoring system. Went back for Koren Robinson in the 5th.

Ended up with nice starters though his flex position would be either Foster or Driver and neither are that attractive. Solid picks in DEF and PK with upside in Clark for a TE.

The attempt at balance ended up with a good starting crew but almost all backups could be a problem if they were needed. This is a team that would be hunting the waiver for RB, WR and TE most the season probably.

Starters: Vick, Holmes, Bennett, C Johnson, K Robinson, L Fitzgerald, Foster (flex), Dallas Clark, Akers and BAL

Grade: B

 
# Draft Lobsterclaw
1.02 RB Holmes,Priest QB Vick,Michael
2.11 WR Johnson,Chad QB Bledsoe,Drew
3.02 RB Bennett,Michael RB Holmes,Priest
4.11 QB Vick,Michael RB Bennett,Michael
5.02 WR Robinson,Koren RB Foster,De'shaun
6.11 RB Foster,De'shaun RB Fargas,Justin
7.02 WR Fitzgerald,Larry RB Johnson,Larry
8.11 DEF Ravens WR Johnson,Chad
9.02 TE Clark,Dallas WR Robinson,Koren
10.11 WR Driver,Donald WR Fitzgerald,Larry
11.02 PK Akers,David WR Driver,Donald
12.11 WR Rice,Jerry WR Rice,Jerry
13.02 QB Bledsoe,Drew TE Clark,Dallas
14.11 DEF Titans TE Kleinsasser,Jim
15.02 RB Fargas,Justin PK Akers,David
16.11 TE Kleinsasser,Jim PK Cundiff,Billy
17.02 RB Johnson,Larry DEF Ravens
18.11 PK Cundiff,Billy DEF Titans
     

Draft Slot #3
5 Round Strategy: RB, RB, WR, WR, QB

Nice starting RB's with Green and Stephen Davis and followed that with a double dip into WR's that netted Horn and Booker (right before he went south in more ways than one). Wound up with major find of McNabb at the 5.03. Sweet.

Built a team that contained some nice value picks and a few upside shots like Winslow. Did a nice job in grabbing many players that were Top 5 in their position and that should provide some solid weekly points. Like most teams, much of depth would need eventual upgrades.

Starters: McNabb, Green, S Davis, Horn, Booker, Wayne, Dayne/Warrick (flex), Winslow, Feely and CAR.

Grade: B+

 
# Draft FightingEvil
1.03 RB Green,Ahman QB McNabb,Donovan
2.10 RB Davis,Stephen QB Brunell,Mark
3.03 WR Horn,Joe RB Green,Ahman
4.10 WR Booker,Marty RB Davis,Stephen
5.03 QB McNabb,Donovan RB Dayne,Ron
6.10 TE Winslow,Kellen RB Levens,Dorsey
7.03 WR Wayne,Reggie RB Taylor,Chester
8.10 WR Kennison,Eddie WR Horn,Joe
9.03 RB Dayne,Ron WR Booker,Marty
10.10 DEF Panthers WR Wayne,Reggie
11.03 WR Warrick,Peter WR Kennison,Eddie
12.10 RB Levens,Dorsey WR Warrick,Peter
13.03 PK Feely,Jay TE Winslow,Kellen
14.10 QB Brunell,Mark TE Franks,Bubba
15.03 TE Franks,Bubba PK Feely,Jay
16.10 RB Taylor,Chester PK Carney,John
17.03 PK Carney,John DEF Panthers
18.10 DEF Redskins DEF Redskins
     

Draft Slot #4
5 Round Strategy: RB, WR, RB, WR, RB

This plan seemed to work pretty at this slot. Started with McAllister and then got Owens (2). Then back to RB for Barber (3) and then back to WR to get Toomer (4) and then back to RB to still get Dunn (5). Pretty solid start, maybe not spectacular but solid.

Took QB later in the 7th and still got Brooks and took his TE in Boo Williams in the 6th. Elected to wait on DEF and PK and likely has no advantage there and took the big risk on McCardell in the 8th that he probably wishes he had back. It could hit but is looking too risky right now. Nice starters that are at least average and a few that should be in the upper echelon in McAllister, Owens and Williams.

Starters: Brooks, McAllister, Barber, Owens, Toomer, McCardell, Dunn (flex), B WIlliams, Vinatieri and KC.

Grade: B+

 
# Draft Scourge
1.04 RB McAllister,Deuce QB Brooks,Aaron
2.09 WR Owens,Terrell QB Delhomme,Jake
3.04 RB Barber,Tiki RB McAllister,Deuce
4.09 WR Toomer,Amani RB Barber,Tiki
5.04 RB Dunn,Warrick RB Dunn,Warrick
6.09 TE Williams,Boo RB Thomas,Anthony
7.04 QB Brooks,Aaron RB Alstott,Mike
8.09 WR McCardell,Keenan WR Owens,Terrell
9.04 WR Gardner,Rod WR Toomer,Amani
10.09 WR Clayton,Michael WR McCardell,Keenan
11.04 RB Thomas,Anthony WR Gardner,Rod
12.09 QB Delhomme,Jake WR Clayton,Michael
13.04 DEF Chiefs TE Williams,Boo
14.09 RB Alstott,Mike TE Mili,Itula
15.04 PK Vinatieri,Adam PK Vinatieri,Adam
16.09 TE Mili,Itula PK Nedney,Joe
17.04 PK Nedney,Joe DEF Chiefs
18.09 DEF Giants DEF Giants
     

Draft Slot #5
5 Round Strategy: RB, QB, RB, RB, WR

Decided to hit the non-receivers hard at first and after Alexander, grabbed Manning at the 2.08 and then doubled on Henry and Duckett (but missed out on McGahee). Went directly into mining WR's for Price, Stallworth, Branch and McCareins. Upside on all of them and at least three should hit for him.

Took the dive to grab NE at the 9.05 to gain an advantage but the wait until 11th for TE left him only Witten - nice sleeper type but less likely to pay off. Boldin pick in the 10th may pay off nicely at the end of the season. Ended up with a some nice upside on a team that could develop well. Manning and Alexander are the cornerstones and most other picks could outperform where they were chosen. Not a powerhouse team, but one that could grow.

Starters: Manning, Alexander, Henry, Price, Stallworth, Branch, Duckett (flex), Witten, Kasay and NE.

Grade: B

 

 
# Draft Keggerz
1.05 RB Alexander,Shaun QB Manning,Peyton
2.08 QB Manning,Peyton QB Harrington,Joey
3.05 RB Henry,Travis RB Alexander,Shaun
4.08 RB Duckett,T.J. RB Henry,Travis
5.05 WR Price,Peerless RB Duckett,T.J.
6.08 WR Stallworth,Donte' RB Jordan,Lamont
7.05 WR Branch,Deion RB Jackson,James
8.08 WR McCareins,Justin WR Price,Peerless
9.05 DEF Patriots WR Stallworth,Donte'
10.08 WR Boldin,Anquan WR Branch,Deion
11.05 TE Witten,Jason WR McCareins,Justin
12.08 RB Jordan,Lamont WR Boldin,Anquan
13.05 PK Kasay,John TE Witten,Jason
14.08 RB Jackson,James TE Brady,Kyle
15.05 QB Harrington,Joey PK Kasay,John
16.08 TE Brady,Kyle PK Janikowski,Sebas.
17.05 PK Janikowski,Sebas. DEF Patriots
18.08 DEF Jets DEF Jets
     

Draft Slot #6
5 Round Strategy: WR, TE, RB, WR, QB

This team went for a pure risk/upside ploy and largely got away with it. After starting with Randy Moss, went for the very early pick of Gonzalez over Stephen Davis or Owens. Still reached Thomas Jones with the 3.06 which is looking harder to do each week. Found Coles at the 4.07 and still reached Hasselbeck in the 5th.

Strung together an amazing three swings at the fence with Jackson, Bell and McGahee but at least one is likely to pay off. Picked up Vanderjagt at the 9.06. By delaying the RB picks, got great values in other positions though ended up a bit weaker at WR. This strategy is a gem if players like Jones is still available at the 3.06 and those high upside/risk guys of Bell, Jackson and McGahee would hit. This would be a very fun team to follow through the season.

Starters: Hasselbeck, T Jones, McGahee, R Moss, Coles, Terrell, Jackson/Bell (flex), Gonzalez, Vanderjagt and ATL.

Grade: A- (and an A for being interesting)

 
# Draft Muckrakers
1.06 WR Moss,Randy QB Hasselbeck,Matt
2.07 TE Gonzalez,Tony QB Johnson,Brad
3.06 RB Jones,Thomas RB Jones,Thomas
4.07 WR Coles,Laveranues RB McGahee,Willis
5.06 QB Hasselbeck,Matt RB Jackson,Steven
6.07 RB McGahee,Willis RB Bell,Tatum
7.06 RB Jackson,Steven RB Faulk,Kevin
8.07 RB Bell,Tatum WR Moss,Randy
9.06 PK Vanderjagt,Mike WR Coles,Laveranues
10.07 WR Terrell,David WR Terrell,David
11.06 QB Johnson,Brad WR Galloway,Joey
12.07 WR Galloway,Joey WR Burleson,Nate
13.06 WR Burleson,Nate TE Gonzalez,Tony
14.07 DEF Falcons TE Fitzsimmons,Casey
15.06 DEF Packers PK Vanderjagt,Mike
16.07 RB Faulk,Kevin PK Gramatica,Martin
17.06 PK Gramatica,Martin DEF Falcons
18.07 TE Fitzsimmons,Casey DEF Packers
     

Draft Slot #7
5 Round Strategy: RB, QB, WR, RB, RB

After getting Edgerrin James, went with top QB in Culpepper at the 2.06 and then took Santana Moss at the 3.07 before scrambling back to get RB's Kevin Jones and Suggs which were two gems for 4th and 5th round picks.

Solid choices at TE, PK and DEF won't help him much but should not hurt him either. The key here was that he still netted three good RB choices, a great QB and has a nice blend of older WR's with Reggie Williams thrown in for a sleeper type. This team should contend, especially if the PK, TE and DEF exceed expectations or are upgraded.

Starters: Culpepper, James, K Jones, S Moss, Bruce, K Johnson, Suggs (flex), F Jones, Stover and STL

Grade: A-

 
# Draft Legions of the Damned
1.07 RB James,Edgerrin QB Culpepper,Daunte
2.06 QB Culpepper,Daunte QB Plummer,Jake
3.07 WR Moss,Santana RB James,Edgerrin
4.06 RB Jones,Kevin RB Jones,Kevin
5.07 RB Suggs,Lee RB Suggs,Lee
6.06 WR Bruce,Isaac RB Jones,Julius
7.07 WR Johnson,Keyshawn RB Perry,Chris
8.06 RB Jones,Julius WR Moss,Santana
9.07 TE Jones,Freddie WR Bruce,Isaac
10.06 DEF Rams WR Johnson,Keyshawn
11.07 WR Muhammad,Muhsin WR Muhammad,Muhsin
12.06 QB Plummer,Jake WR Williams,Reggie
13.07 RB Perry,Chris TE Jones,Freddie
14.06 PK Stover,Matt TE Becht,Anthony
15.07 TE Becht,Anthony PK Stover,Matt
16.06 WR Williams,Reggie PK Mare,Olindo
17.07 DEF Steelers DEF Rams
18.06 PK Mare,Olindo DEF Steelers
     

Draft Slot #8
5 Round Strategy: RB, RB, WR, WR, WR

Started with the power backfield of Lewis and Dillon and then dug into the WR's for the next three rounds to produce Moulds, Johnson and Andre' Davis. Finally tabbed Pennington with the 6.05.

Later pick of George was a good choice for a flex filler the team took middle tier TE, PK and DEF but all have upside and could perform better than expected. Bettis is another nice RB caught deeply and Musa Smith a wise choice to back up Lewis. This is a very solid team and literally every backup could turn it up this season and surprise no one. Nice depth with upside in WR and while RB depth may not have that much upside, George and Bettis provide rock solid backups. PK is the only real weakness here.

Starters: Pennington, Lewis, Dillon, Moulds, A Johnson, A Davis, George (flex), Kinney, Hanson and SEA.

Grade: A-

 
# Draft Ron's Rockets
1.08 RB Lewis,Jamal QB Pennington,Chad
2.05 RB Dillon,Corey QB Palmer,Carson
3.08 WR Moulds,Eric RB Lewis,Jamal
4.05 WR Johnson,Andre RB Dillon,Corey
5.08 WR Davis,Andre' RB George,Eddie
6.05 QB Pennington,Chad RB Bettis,Jerome
7.08 RB George,Eddie RB Smith,Musa
8.05 TE Kinney,Erron WR Moulds,Eric
9.08 RB Bettis,Jerome WR Johnson,Andre
10.05 WR Ferguson,Robert WR Davis,Andre'
11.08 WR Gage,Justin WR Ferguson,Robert
12.05 QB Palmer,Carson WR Gage,Justin
13.08 DEF Seahawks WR Dyson,Kevin
14.05 WR Dyson,Kevin WR Evans,Lee
15.08 WR Evans,Lee TE Kinney,Erron
16.05 RB Smith,Musa PK Hanson,Jason
17.08 PK Hanson,Jason DEF Seahawks
18.05 DEF Colts DEF Colts
     

Draft Slot #9
5 Round Strategy: RB, RB, RB, WR, WR

Team #9 employed a similar strategy to team #8 and the results were just as good. Managed a three RB run to start that netted Portis, D Davis and C Brown - Portis and Brown may not be available that deep in most drafts. Then grabbed a couple of WR in Chambers and Jimmy Smith before finally reaching McNair in the 6th.

TE McMichael should be a solid 7th round choice and PK and DEF should be okay - not likely a difference maker but probably not a weakness either. Ended up with a fairly solid, balanced team with some nice upside in picks like Roy Williams, Calico, Hollings and Onterrio Smith. Having a flex like Chris Brown could be golden. Slight weakness in WR should be compensated with the depth that could step up.

Starters: McNair, Portis, D Davis, Chambers, J Smith, Lelie, C Brown (flex), McMichael, J Brown, PHI

Grade: A-

 
# Draft D-Fence
1.09 RB Portis,Clinton QB McNair,Steve
2.04 RB Davis,Domanick QB Leftwich,Byron
3.09 RB Brown,Chris RB Portis,Clinton
4.04 WR Chambers,Chris RB Davis,Domanick
5.09 WR Smith,Jimmy RB Brown,Chris
6.04 QB McNair,Steve RB Hollings,Tony
7.09 TE McMichael,Randy RB Smith,Onterrio
8.04 WR Lelie,Ashley WR Chambers,Chris
9.09 WR Williams,Roy WR Smith,Jimmy
10.04 RB Hollings,Tony WR Lelie,Ashley
11.09 RB Smith,Onterrio WR Williams,Roy
12.04 QB Leftwich,Byron WR Calico,Tyrone
13.09 DEF Eagles TE McMichael,Randy
14.04 WR Calico,Tyrone TE Johnson,Teyo
15.09 PK Brown,Josh PK Brown,Josh
16.04 TE Johnson,Teyo PK Edinger,Paul
17.09 DEF Bills DEF Eagles
18.04 PK Edinger,Paul DEF Bills
     

Draft Slot #10
5 Round Strategy: WR, RB, RB, WR, RB

Couldn't resist Holt at the 1.10 and then tabbed Faulk at the 2.03 but missed on Jackson. Took Arlen Harris late but most likely he's first to get cut. Added Westbrook (3) and then Wheatley (5) for a nice 3 man RB set and used Rogers (6) and Jackson (4) for the starting wideouts. Waiting until the 7.10 still gave up Favre which should be solid as always.

Nice upside in Gates and L.J. Smith at TE but waited late on getting any DEF or PK and yet still has good value picks there. Holt is the banner pick here but this offense should produce some consistently good points with an absence of stars filled in with solid choices for the starters.

Starters: Favre, M Faulk, Westbrook, D Jackson, Rogers, Holt, Wheatley (flex), Gates, Longwell and TB

Grade: B

 
# Draft Big John
1.10 WR Holt,Torry QB Favre,Brett
2.03 RB Faulk,Marshall QB McCown,Josh
3.10 RB Westbrook,Brian RB Faulk,Marshall
4.03 WR Jackson,Darrell RB Westbrook,Brian
5.10 RB Wheatley,Tyrone RB Wheatley,Tyrone
6.03 WR Rogers,Charles RB Williams,Moe
7.10 QB Favre,Brett RB Harris,Arlen
8.03 TE Gates,Antonio WR Holt,Torry
9.10 RB Williams,Moe WR Jackson,Darrell
10.03 WR Givens,David WR Rogers,Charles
11.10 RB Harris,Arlen WR Givens,David
12.03 DEF Buccaneers WR Bennett,Drew
13.10 WR Bennett,Drew TE Gates,Antonio
14.03 PK Longwell,Ryan TE Smith,L.J.
15.10 QB McCown,Josh PK Longwell,Ryan
16.03 TE Smith,L.J. PK Hall,John
17.10 DEF Bears DEF Buccaneers
18.03 PK Hall,John DEF Bears
     

Draft Slot #11
5 Round Strategy: RB, RB, WR, WR, TE

Sitting back this far he still opted for the RB-RB start and netted Taylor and Rudi Johnson. Then took Walker and Steve Smith with a nice pick at the 5.11 of Shockey. Snapped up Bulger at the 6.02.

Griffin makes a terrific flex guy as long as he lasts and Wilkins yields an advantage at PK that should help. Pollard as a backup TE is very nice and the only holes on this team are the backup RB and WR that could be a problem if needed. In this format and with the way that these teams drafted, deeper picks are producing some solid teams.

Starters: Bulger, Taylor, R Johnson, Walker, S Smith, Morgan, Griffin (flex), Shockey, Wilkins and MIN

Grade: B+

 
# Draft Outshined
1.11 RB Taylor,Fred QB Bulger,Marc
2.02 RB Johnson,Rudi QB Gannon,Rich
3.11 WR Walker,Javon RB Taylor,Fred
4.02 WR Smith,Steve RB Johnson,Rudi
5.11 TE Shockey,Jeremy RB Griffin,Quentin
6.02 QB Bulger,Marc RB Pittman,Michael
7.11 RB Griffin,Quentin RB Davenport,Najeh
8.02 WR Morgan,Quincy WR Walker,Javon
9.11 WR Robinson,Marcus WR Smith,Steve
10.02 PK Wilkins,Jeff WR Morgan,Quincy
11.11 RB Pittman,Michael WR Robinson,Marcus
12.02 DEF Vikings WR Taylor,Travis
13.11 WR Taylor,Travis TE Shockey,Jeremy
14.02 RB Davenport,Najeh TE Pollard,Marcus
15.11 QB Gannon,Rich PK Wilkins,Jeff
16.02 TE Pollard,Marcus PK Elling,Aaron
17.11 PK Elling,Aaron DEF Vikings
18.02 DEF Jaguars DEF Jaguars
     

Draft Slot #12
5 Round Strategy: WR, RB, RB, RB, WR

Tucked at the end of the first round, went with Harrison to start and then three solid RB choices of Barlow, Martin and Staley offer a great backfield and flex - with Harrison still at WR. Used the 5th and 6th to gain Porter and Burress.

Ended up with four actual starters at RB (if you can live with Emmitt) but goofed on roster restrictions and took a 6th WR and unlikely Engram amounts to much anyway. Crumpler and Chamberlain are a very nice TE set and DAL defense should hold up well. Waiting on QB until the 8.01 meant he missed out on Favre and accepted Brady instead but Carr offers some upside as a backup. This plan created a weaker QB, TE, PK and DEF than ideal, but hard to argue with those 5 RB's and WR's that will start.

Starters: Brady, Barlow, Martin, Harrison, Porter, Burress, Staley (flex), Crumpler, Andersen and DAL.

Grade: A-

 
# Draft the dog team
1.12 WR Harrison,Marvin QB Brady,Tom
2.01 RB Barlow,Kevan QB Carr,David
3.12 RB Martin,Curtis RB Barlow,Kevan
4.01 RB Staley,Duce RB Martin,Curtis
5.12 WR Porter,Jerry RB Staley,Duce
6.01 WR Burress,Plaxico RB Smith,Emmitt
7.12 TE Crumpler,Alge WR Harrison,Marvin
8.01 QB Brady,Tom WR Porter,Jerry
9.12 RB Smith,Emmitt WR Burress,Plaxico
10.01 WR Lloyd,Brandon WR Lloyd,Brandon
11.12 QB Carr,David WR Northcutt,Dennis
12.01 DEF Cowboys WR Engram,Bobby
13.12 TE Chamberlain,Byron TE Crumpler,Alge
14.01 WR Northcutt,Dennis TE Chamberlain,Byron
15.12 DEF Saints PK Andersen,Morten
16.01 WR Engram,Bobby PK Brien,Doug
17.12 PK Andersen,Morten DEF Cowboys
18.01 PK Brien,Doug DEF Saints