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PF Daily: Fantasy Football Tutorial Series: Intermediate

Post Draft Analysis

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So your draft has just ended and after spending hour after hour researching through player pages, team pages, mock drafts and reading every article you can find, you are feeling pretty damn good. You begin putting back some cold ones, perhaps light a cigar and talk smack with your league mates, letting them know their choices just handed you the League trophy.

What do you do next? Congratulate yourself for having that successful fantasy football draft you worked so hard for and simply wait for your season to begin.


Begin analysing your roster, identifying strengths and weaknesses, possible trade options and areas to improve. The successful fantasy football owners year after year all have one thing in common. They never rest on their laurels. Mediocre and poor owners do not take the time to break down their own rosters after the draft and that is a crippling mistake. No matter how much you feel the draft was crushed, there are always going to be strengths and weaknesses and being honest with your squad and identifying said strengths and weaknesses will help you take this roster to the next level.

Areas of your roster to break down and grade include:

Positional grade at QB, RB, WR, TE, K, Team Defense

Best Position

Worst Position

Possible trade baits

Starting line up strength

Backup strength

Bye week issues

Here is a roster after a draft has taken place.
Must start 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, and 1 TD.

Grade A

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Brian Hoyer, Houston Texans

THOUGHTS: Have Aaron Rodgers at quarterback is a plug and play each week. He is as good as they come. I waited very late to get a backup quarterback due to having Rodgers and Hoyer is a scary option if I need him. May need to find a better back up as season approaches. Watch Texans camp closely.

Grade A

Eddie Lacy, Lamar Miller, Doug Martin, Shane Vereen, Zac Stacy

THOUGHTS: This group is very solid with excellent potential. Lacy is a true number one, Miller is a capable number two. Doug Martin was a fantasy beast as a rookie and he has talent if he can stay healthy. Vereen has a chance to compete in New York with the Giants and Zac Stacy has starting potential if something happens to starter Tre Mason. All in all, this is a super good. Perhaps an upgrade at RB2 would be useful but should be able to find it out of these five players

Grade B

Randall Cobb, Jarvis Landry, Charles Johnson, Marvin Jones, Brandon LeFell, Justin Blackmon

THOUGHTS: While missing a true top-tier fantasy receiver, there is very good potential here with these six receivers. Randall Cobb is a guy capable of filling a WR1 role, and then multiple young players will be vying for the WR2 and WR3 roles. All of them are young talented players with upside but are a little scary as starting fantasy players. The wildcard here is Justin Blackmon, former 4th pick who could be great if his issues are truly behind him. An upgrade at WR3 is not critical but would be useful.

Grade C

Jace Amaro, Jordan Cameron

THOUGHTS: Here is a position that may need an upgrade. The good news is these are two tight ends with significant upside but the negative is there is no gurantee at this point they put up significant fantasy production. Watch early on in the season and determine if a trade or free agent pick up is needed.

Grade C

Caleb Sturgis and Bills Defense

THOUGHTS: Decent fantasy starters here but have not drafted their backups yet. Will have to pick up a starter when bye weeks occur.


Keep on top of this roster by adjusting your thoughts when relevant news hits. Injuries and ineffective play could completely change the outlook at any position.