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Official Huddle Mock Draft #4 - Performance / 10-Team
July 13 , 2006

The following mock draft considered a standard performance scoring of 1/10 rush and receive yards, 1/20 passing yards, 2 point conversion are two fantasy points each participant, all touchdowns are six except passing is four. Kickers receive the NFL points from their kicks and defenses have one point sacks and turnovers, two point safeties and six point touchdowns.

Draft considered 10 teams drafting a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, TE, PK and DEF with no positional limits. This draft was for 16 rounds.

Draft by Round

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
1 RB Johnson, Larry 1 RB Jordan, Lamont 1 TE Gates, Antonio 1 WR Jackson, Darrell
2 RB Alexander, Shaun 2 RB Johnson, Rudi 2 RB Jones, Kevin 2 WR Burress, Plaxico
3 RB Tomlinson, Lad. 3 WR Smith, Steve 3 WR Boldin, Anquan 3 RB Taylor, Chester
4 RB Barber, Tiki 4 RB Westbrook, Brian 4 RB Droughns, Reuben 4 QB Brady, Tom
5 RB James, Edgerrin 5 WR Johnson, Chad 5 WR Harrison, Marvin 5 RB Jones, Julius
6 RB Portis, Clinton 6 RB McGahee, Willis 6 QB Manning, Peyton 6 WR Williams, Roy
7 RB Jackson, Steven 7 WR Owens, Terrell 7 WR Wayne, Reggie 7 WR Mason, Derrick
8 RB Brown, Ronnie 8 WR Holt, Torry 8 WR Chambers, Chris 8 RB Bush, Reggie
9 RB Williams, Carnell 9 WR Fitzgerald, Larry 9 WR Driver, Donald 9 WR Johnson, Andre
10 RB Davis, Domanick 10 WR Moss, Randy 10 WR Ward, Hines 10 RB Lewis, Jamal
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8
1 QB Manning, Eli 1 WR Moss, Santana 1 RB Bell, Tatum 1 QB Brooks, Aaron
2 TE Shockey, Jeremy 2 TE Crumpler, Alge 2 QB Bledsoe, Drew 2 RB Foster, De'shaun
3 TE Heap, Todd 3 RB Dillon, Corey 3 RB McAllister, Deuce 3 TE Cooley, Chris
4 WR Horn, Joe 4 WR Evans, Lee 4 RB Benson, Cedric 4 WR Smith, Rod
5 RB Parker, Willie 5 WR Branch, Deion 5 QB McNabb, Donovan 5 WR Clayton, Michael
6 TE Gonzalez, Tony 6 WR Walker, Javon 6 RB Dunn, Warrick 6 RB Martin, Curtis
7 WR Kennison, Eddie 7 RB Jones, Thomas 7 TE Witten, Jason 7 TE Smith, L.J.
8 QB Palmer, Carson 8 QB Bulger, Marc 8 WR Houshmandzadeh 8 Def Bears
9 QB Hasselbeck, Matt 9 WR Galloway, Joey 9 RB Gore, Frank 9 WR Brown, Reggie
10 RB Addai, Joseph 10 WR Coles, Laveranues 10 RB Rhodes, Dominic 10 WR Johnson, Keyshawn
Round 9 Round 10 Round 11 Round 12
1 RB Williams, DeAngelo 1 Def Panthers 1 PK Vinatieri, Adam 1 WR Robinson, Koren
2 RB White, LenDale 2 WR Clayton, Mark 2 QB Culpepper, Daunte 2 RB Anderson, Mike
3 RB Green, Ahman 3 RB Maroney, Laurence 3 QB Plummer, Jake 3 WR Muhammad, Muhsin
4 QB Delhomme, Jake 4 Def Steelers 4 Def Falcons 4 WR Bruce, Isaac
5 WR Givens, David 5 RB Barber, Marion 5 QB Leftwich, Byron 5 WR Bryant, Antonio
6 WR Stallworth, Donte' 6 RB Gado, Samkon 6 RB Perry, Chris 6 TE Miller, Heath
7 RB Taylor, Fred 7 WR Jurevicius, Joe 7 PK Graham, Shayne 7 WR Moulds, Eric
8 RB Brown, Chris 8 WR Glenn, Terry 8 QB Warner, Kurt 8 PK Rackers, Neil
9 WR Burleson, Nate 9 RB Dayne, Ron 9 WR Jones, Matt 9 WR Porter, Jerry
10 QB Green, Trent 10 WR Wilford, Ernest 10 TE McMichael, Randy 10 QB Favre, Brett
Round 13 Round 14 Round 15 Round 16
1 WR Bennett, Drew 1 PK Feely, Jay 1 RB Houston, Cedric 1 RB Jones, Greg
2 RB Cobbs, Cedric 2 QB Kitna, Jon 2 Def Buccaneers 2 PK Vanderjagt, Mike
3 WR McCardell, Keenan 3 TE Winslow, Kellen 3 RB Calhoun, Brian 3 PK Elam, Jason
4 TE Watson, Ben 4 Def Eagles 4 QB Rivers, Philip 4 RB Drew, Maurice
5 Def Colts 5 QB Brees, Drew 5 WR Williamson, Troy 5 PK Akers, David
6 TE Davis, Vernon 6 TE Stevens, Jerramy 6 Def Cowboys 6 PK Kasay, John
7 QB Vick, Michael 7 RB Moats, Ryan 7 TE Wiggins, Jermaine 7 PK Stover, Matt
8 Def Ravens 8 WR White, Roddy 8 WR Parker, Samie 8 Def Giants
9 TE Clark, Dallas 9 WR Jackson, Chad 9 Def Jaguars 9 PK Brown, Josh
10 TE Franks, Bubba 10 Def Seahawks 10 QB McNair, Steve 10 WR Edwards, Braylon

Draft by Position

Quarterbacks Tight Ends Defenses Placekickers
3.06 Manning, Peyton 3.01 Gates, Antonio 8.08 Bears 11.01 Vinatieri, Adam
4.04 Brady, Tom 5.02 Shockey, Jeremy 10.01 Panthers 11.07 Graham, Shayne
5.01 Manning, Eli 5.03 Heap, Todd 10.04 Steelers 12.08 Rackers, Neil
5.08 Palmer, Carson 5.06 Gonzalez, Tony 11.04 Falcons 14.01 Feely, Jay
5.09 Hasselbeck, Matt 6.02 Crumpler, Alge 13.05 Colts 16.02 Vanderjagt, Mike
6.08 Bulger, Marc 7.07 Witten, Jason 13.08 Ravens 16.03 Elam, Jason
7.02 Bledsoe, Drew 8.03 Cooley, Chris 14.04 Eagles 16.05 Akers, David
7.05 McNabb, Donovan 8.07 Smith, L.J. 14.10 Seahawks 16.06 Kasay, John
8.01 Brooks, Aaron 11.10 McMichael, Randy 15.02 Buccaneers 16.07 Stover, Matt
9.04 Delhomme, Jake 12.06 Miller, Heath 15.06 Cowboys 16.09 Brown, Josh
9.10 Green, Trent 13.04 Watson, Ben 15.09 Jaguars    
11.02 Culpepper, Daunte 13.06 Davis, Vernon 16.08 Giants    
11.03 Plummer, Jake 13.09 Clark, Dallas        
11.05 Leftwich, Byron 13.10 Franks, Bubba        
11.08 Warner, Kurt 14.03 Winslow, Kellen        
12.10 Favre, Brett 14.06 Stevens, Jerramy        
13.07 Vick, Michael 15.07 Wiggins, Jermaine        
14.02 Kitna, Jon            
14.05 Brees, Drew            
15.04 Rivers, Philip            
15.10 McNair, Steve            
Running Backs Wide Receivers
1.01 Johnson, Larry 7.04 Benson, Cedric 2.03 Smith, Steve 8.04 Smith, Rod
1.02 Alexander, Shaun 7.06 Dunn, Warrick 2.05 Johnson, Chad 8.05 Clayton, Michael
1.03 Tomlinson, Lad. 7.09 Gore, Frank 2.07 Owens, Terrell 8.09 Brown, Reggie
1.04 Barber, Tiki 7.10 Rhodes, Dominic 2.08 Holt, Torry 8.10 Johnson, Keyshawn
1.05 James, Edgerrin 8.02 Foster, De'shaun 2.09 Fitzgerald, Larry 9.05 Givens, David
1.06 Portis, Clinton 8.06 Martin, Curtis 2.10 Moss, Randy 9.06 Stallworth, Donte'
1.07 Jackson, Steven 9.01 Williams, DeAngelo 3.03 Boldin, Anquan 9.09 Burleson, Nate
1.08 Brown, Ronnie 9.02 White, LenDale 3.05 Harrison, Marvin 10.02 Clayton, Mark
1.09 Williams, Carnell 9.03 Green, Ahman 3.07 Wayne, Reggie 10.07 Jurevicius, Joe
1.10 Davis, Domanick 9.07 Taylor, Fred 3.08 Chambers, Chris 10.08 Glenn, Terry
2.01 Jordan, Lamont 9.08 Brown, Chris 3.09 Driver, Donald 10.10 Wilford, Ernest
2.02 Johnson, Rudi 10.03 Maroney, Laurence 3.10 Ward, Hines 11.09 Jones, Matt
2.04 Westbrook, Brian 10.05 Barber, Marion 4.01 Jackson, Darrell 12.01 Robinson, Koren
2.06 McGahee, Willis 10.06 Gado, Samkon 4.02 Burress, Plaxico 12.03 Muhammad, Muhsin
3.02 Jones, Kevin 10.09 Dayne, Ron 4.06 Williams, Roy 12.04 Bruce, Isaac
3.04 Droughns, Reuben 11.06 Perry, Chris 4.07 Mason, Derrick 12.05 Bryant, Antonio
4.03 Taylor, Chester 12.02 Anderson, Mike 4.09 Johnson, Andre 12.07 Moulds, Eric
4.05 Jones, Julius 13.02 Cobbs, Cedric 5.04 Horn, Joe 12.09 Porter, Jerry
4.08 Bush, Reggie 14.07 Moats, Ryan 5.07 Kennison, Eddie 13.01 Bennett, Drew
4.10 Lewis, Jamal 15.01 Houston, Cedric 6.01 Moss, Santana 13.03 McCardell, Keenan
5.05 Parker, Willie 15.03 Calhoun, Brian 6.04 Evans, Lee 14.08 White, Roddy
5.10 Addai, Joseph 16.01 Jones, Greg 6.05 Branch, Deion 14.09 Jackson, Chad
6.03 Dillon, Corey 16.04 Drew, Maurice 6.06 Walker, Javon 15.05 Williamson, Troy
6.07 Jones, Thomas     6.09 Galloway, Joey 15.08 Parker, Samie
7.01 Bell, Tatum     6.10 Coles, Laveranues 16.10 Edwards, Braylon
7.03 McAllister, Deuce     7.08 Houshmandzadeh    

Draft by Team

Evaluating a ten team draft means looking for playmakers - it is just easier to get them than in a larger league. Depth also becomes a much smaller issue with more players on the waiver wire and in particular when a draft is only 16 rounds such as this one.

Team #1 –T-Scorp  Team #2 - tonorator
By Round Final Roster By Round Final Roster
1.01 RB Johnson, Larry 5.01 QB Manning, Eli 1.02 RB Alexander, Shaun 7.02 QB Bledsoe, Drew
2.10 WR Moss, Randy 12.10 QB Favre, Brett 2.09 WR Fitzgerald, Larry 11.02 QB Culpepper, D.
3.01 TE Gates, Antonio 1.01 RB Johnson, Larry 3.02 RB Jones, Kevin 1.02 RB Alexander, Shaun
4.10 RB Lewis, Jamal 4.10 RB Lewis, Jamal 4.09 WR Johnson, Andre 3.02 RB Jones, Kevin
5.01 QB Manning, Eli 7.01 RB Bell, Tatum 5.02 TE Shockey, Jeremy 9.02 RB White, LenDale
6.10 WR Coles, Laveranues 9.01 RB Williams, DeAngelo 6.09 WR Galloway, Joey 10.09 RB Dayne, Ron
7.01 RB Bell, Tatum 15.01 RB Houston, Cedric 7.02 QB Bledsoe, Drew 13.02 RB Cobbs, Cedric
8.10 WR Johnson, Keyshawn 3.01 TE Gates, Antonio 8.09 WR Brown, Reggie 5.02 TE Shockey, Jeremy
9.01 RB Williams, DeAngelo 2.10 WR Moss, Randy 9.02 RB White, LenDale 2.09 WR Fitzgerald, Larry
10.10 WR Wilford, Ernest 6.10 WR Coles, Laveranues 10.09 RB Dayne, Ron 4.09 WR Johnson, Andre
11.01 PK Vinatieri, Adam 8.10 WR Johnson, Keys. 11.02 QB Culpepper, D. 6.09 WR Galloway, Joey
12.10 QB Favre, Brett 10.10 WR Wilford, Ernest 12.09 WR Porter, Jerry 8.09 WR Brown, Reggie
13.01 WR Bennett, Drew 13.01 WR Bennett, Drew 13.02 RB Cobbs, Cedric 12.09 WR Porter, Jerry
14.10 Def Seahawks 16.10 WR Edwards, Braylon 14.09 WR Jackson, Chad 14.09 WR Jackson, Chad
15.01 RB Houston, Cedric 11.01 PK Vinatieri, Adam 15.02 Def Buccaneers 16.09 PK Brown, Josh
16.10 WR Edwards, Braylon 14.10 DEF Seahawks 16.09 PK Brown, Josh 15.02 DEF Buccaneers

Started: RB, WR, TE, RB, QB

Having the first pick in the draft is always a treat and this plan kept the presents coming. Went with Larry Johnson and on his next swing, snapped up Randy Moss and Antonio Gates for top players in their position. Wisely snapped up Jamal Lewis (could have been Willie Parker) and then took in top QB of Eli Manning. At the end of five picks, he had arguably a player from the top three in four different positions. Now there is a nice start. And... it gets better.

Used even rounds to acquire Coles, Keyshawn and Willford for a solid enough WR crew and added Tatum bell and DeAngelo Williams for RB depth. Reached the best kicker in the 11th round as well. In a ten team league, this team is as stocked as you can hope for with star players in literally every position other than defense. He even managed some RB depth along the way. This is exactly why people hate the guy with the first pick in the draft. Try assembling this in an auction.

Plan Grade: A+

Started: RB, WR, RB, WR, TE

Here's a solid plan that makes use of the early picks by taking Alexander and then Fitzgerald with Kevin Jones as RB2 in the 3rd round. Added Andre Johnson for WR2 and then still reached Jeremy Shockey in the 5th round. That makes three top players for RB, WR and TE.

Went with Galloway at the 6.09 which missed Bulger by just one pick. Bledsoe was a prudent move in the 7th round and he picked up LenDale White for an upside backup. While not quite as splashy as team #1, this is a contender with Alexander, Fitzgerald and Shockey leading the way. Nice upside picks for all the WR depth and left DEF and PK for the very end.

There is some room to grow on this roster with upside picks and if Alexander and Fitzgerald hold on to their 2005 production, this will be one of the teams to beat.

Plan Grade: A -

Team #3 –Gray Mousers Team #4 –Avernus
By Round Final Roster By Round Final Roster
1.03 RB Tomlinson, Lad. 6.08 QB Bulger, Marc 1.04 RB Barber, Tiki 9.04 QB Delhomme, Jake
2.08 WR Holt, Torry 11.03 QB Plummer, Jake 2.07 WR Owens, Terrell 15.04 QB Rivers, Philip
3.03 WR Boldin, Anquan 1.03 RB Tomlinson, Lad. 3.04 RB Droughns, Reuben 1.04 RB Barber, Tiki
4.08 RB Bush, Reggie 4.08 RB Bush, Reggie 4.07 WR Mason, Derrick 3.04 RB Droughns, Reuben
5.03 TE Heap, Todd 7.03 RB McAllister, Deuce 5.04 WR Horn, Joe 6.07 RB Jones, Thomas
6.08 QB Bulger, Marc 9.03 RB Green, Ahman 6.07 RB Jones, Thomas 7.04 RB Benson, Cedric
7.03 RB McAllister, Deuce 15.03 RB Calhoun, Brian 7.04 RB Benson, Cedric 14.07 RB Moats, Ryan
8.08 Def Bears 5.03 TE Heap, Todd 8.07 TE Smith, L.J. 8.07 TE Smith, L.J.
9.03 RB Green, Ahman 2.08 WR Holt, Torry 9.04 QB Delhomme, Jake 13.04 TE Watson, Ben
10.08 WR Glenn, Terry 3.03 WR Boldin, Anquan 10.07 WR Jurevicius, Joe 2.07 WR Owens, Terrell
11.03 QB Plummer, Jake 10.08 WR Glenn, Terry 11.04 Def Falcons 4.07 WR Mason, Derrick
12.08 PK Rackers, Neil 13.03 WR McCardell, Kee. 12.07 WR Moulds, Eric 5.04 WR Horn, Joe
13.03 WR McCardell, Keenan 14.08 WR White, Roddy 13.04 TE Watson, Ben 10.07 WR Jurevicius, Joe
14.08 WR White, Roddy 12.08 PK Rackers, Neil 14.07 RB Moats, Ryan 12.07 WR Moulds, Eric
15.03 RB Calhoun, Brian 8.08 DEF Bears 15.04 QB Rivers, Philip 16.07 PK Stover, Matt
16.08 Def Giants 16.08 DEF Giants 16.07 PK Stover, Matt 11.04 DEF Falcons

Started: RB, WR, WR, RB, TE

Last of the Big 3 picks, Tomlinson landed here and then the team double dipped on WR's with Holt and Boldin. Solid start led to RB2 of Reggie Bush who could have been Lewis or Parker for less upside but less risk. Heap was taken at the 5th spot and then even Bulger came up in the 6th. A nice start with a top RB and two very good WRs and then upside Bush with Bulger.

Picked up McAllister to insure the Bush pick and grabbed CHI for a top defense and Rackers for a great PK. This is yet another top 3 team that used their position for many nice value picks along the way. While I personally did not care for the backups in most all positions, there is no debate that this team is putting a very solid set of starters on the field every week.

Plan Grade: B+

Started: RB, WR, RB, WR, WR

Started out with Tiki Barber as that #4 player drafted and then added Terrell Owens for some fireworks during the season. Droughns as RB2 came in the third round and then doubled up on WR with Mason and Horn. Nice enough start for the RB and WR but then went back and secured both Thomas Jones and Cedric Benson. Now the RB's are definitely solid but all other positions besides RB and WR have been ignored.

That lead to L.J. Smith for TE and then Delhomme as QB. Other than Owens, this team likely has no players that will be top 5 in their position (okay maybe Barber too) and they took some nice upside picks like Mason, Smith, Watson and Rivers. But in a ten team league, will need those RBs and WRs to really come on strong because nothing else on the roster is likely to be a difference maker. Solid team but delaying the picks for the other four starting spots until the 8th round or later could hold this team back a little on what they could do every week.

Plan Grade: B

Team #5 –georgemoe Team #6 -  Scourge
By Round Final Roster By Round Final Roster
1.05 RB James, Edgerrin 7.05 QB McNabb, Donovan 1.06 RB Portis, Clinton 3.06 QB Manning, Peyton
2.06 RB McGahee, Willis 11.05 QB Leftwich, Byron 2.05 WR Johnson, Chad 14.05 QB Brees, Drew
3.05 WR Harrison, Marvin 1.05 RB James, Edgerrin 3.06 QB Manning, Peyton 1.06 RB Portis, Clinton
4.06 WR Williams, Roy 2.06 RB McGahee, Willis 4.05 RB Jones, Julius 4.05 RB Jones, Julius
5.05 RB Parker, Willie 5.05 RB Parker, Willie 5.06 TE Gonzalez, Tony 7.06 RB Dunn, Warrick
6.06 WR Walker, Javon 8.06 RB Martin, Curtis 6.05 WR Branch, Deion 10.05 RB Barber, Marion
7.05 QB McNabb, Donovan 10.06 RB Gado, Samkon 7.06 RB Dunn, Warrick 11.06 RB Perry, Chris
8.06 RB Martin, Curtis 12.06 TE Miller, Heath 8.05 WR Clayton, Michael 5.06 TE Gonzalez, Tony
9.05 WR Givens, David 14.06 TE Stevens, Jerramy 9.06 WR Stallworth, Donte' 13.06 TE Davis, Vernon
10.06 RB Gado, Samkon 3.05 WR Harrison, Marvin 10.05 RB Barber, Marion 2.05 WR Johnson, Chad
11.05 QB Leftwich, Byron 4.06 WR Williams, Roy 11.06 RB Perry, Chris 6.05 WR Branch, Deion
12.06 TE Miller, Heath 6.06 WR Walker, Javon 12.05 WR Bryant, Antonio 8.05 WR Clayton, Michael
13.05 Def Colts 9.05 WR Givens, David 13.06 TE Davis, Vernon 9.06 WR Stallworth, Donte'
14.06 TE Stevens, Jerramy 15.05 WR Williamson, Troy 14.05 QB Brees, Drew 12.05 WR Bryant, Antonio
15.05 WR Williamson, Troy 16.06 PK Kasay, John 15.06 Def Cowboys 16.05 PK Akers, David
16.06 PK Kasay, John 13.05 DEF Colts 16.05 PK Akers, David 15.06 DEF Cowboys

Started: RB, RB, WR, WR, RB

Pretty standard plan for a mid-round pick. Went with James and then McGahee for starting RBs and then still reached Harrison and Roy Williams for starting wideouts. Went back for Parker at the 5th and then Walker serves as WR3.

Found McNabb at the 7.05 for a very nice value pick and then once again went back to RB for Curtis Martin. In a league with only 2 starting RB's, used five of the first ten picks to get depth while delaying TE until the 12th round (nice upside on Miller though). This is a solid team and it seemed that the team could not stop picking up RBs thanks to the increased availability in a ten team draft. Four starters (QB, TE, PK and DEF) were not started until the 11th round. Very possible this team has no top 5 players in any position and in a ten team league, that means no difference makers.

Plan Grade: B-

Started: RB, WR, QB, RB, TE

Have to like how this ended up. After snapping up Portis at the 1.06, went with Chad Johnson for a top WR and then found Manning at the 3.06 - how could you pass it up? Had to go RB in the 4th and found Julius Jones which was a steal and then still reached Tony Gonzalez with the 5.06. Despite starting mid-draft, still has a top WR, QB and TE, Nice upside on both RBs and could value pick from then on.

Ended up with decent WRs in Branch, Clayton and Stallworth while adding Dunn and even backing up Jones with Marion Barber. Amazingly waited until the 16.05 to get a kicker and still got Akers. I really like the way this came together and the starters are about as good as you could hope for - maybe better. Nice depth and backups too. This was team had some good fortune in players falling to him and used that to his advantage.

Plan Grade: A

Team #7 –KevinL Team #8 –Sigalf03
By Round Final Roster By Round Final Roster
1.07 RB Jackson, Steven 4.04 QB Brady, Tom 1.08 RB Brown, Ronnie 5.08 QB Palmer, Carson
2.04 RB Westbrook, Brian 13.07 QB Vick, Michael 2.03 WR Smith, Steve 11.08 QB Warner, Kurt
3.07 WR Wayne, Reggie 1.07 RB Jackson, Steven 3.08 WR Chambers, Chris 1.08 RB Brown, Ronnie
4.04 QB Brady, Tom 2.04 RB Westbrook, Brian 4.03 RB Taylor, Chester 4.03 RB Taylor, Chester
5.07 WR Kennison, Eddie 9.07 RB Taylor, Fred 5.08 QB Palmer, Carson 6.03 RB Dillon, Corey
6.04 WR Evans, Lee 16.04 RB Drew, Maurice 6.03 RB Dillon, Corey 9.08 RB Brown, Chris
7.07 TE Witten, Jason 7.07 TE Witten, Jason 7.08 WR Houshmandzadeh 10.03 RB Maroney, Laurence
8.04 WR Smith, Rod 15.07 TE Wiggins, Jermaine 8.03 TE Cooley, Chris 8.03 TE Cooley, Chris
9.07 RB Taylor, Fred 3.07 WR Wayne, Reggie 9.08 RB Brown, Chris 14.03 TE Winslow, Kellen
10.04 Def Steelers 5.07 WR Kennison, Eddie 10.03 RB Maroney, Laurence 2.03 WR Smith, Steve
11.07 PK Graham, Shayne 6.04 WR Evans, Lee 11.08 QB Warner, Kurt 3.08 WR Chambers, Chris
12.04 WR Bruce, Isaac 8.04 WR Smith, Rod 12.03 WR Muhammad, M. 7.08 WR Houshmandzadeh
13.07 QB Vick, Michael 12.04 WR Bruce, Isaac 13.08 Def Ravens 12.03 WR Muhammad, M.
14.04 Def Eagles 11.07 PK Graham, Shayne 14.03 TE Winslow, Kellen 15.08 WR Parker, Samie
15.07 TE Wiggins, Jermaine 10.04 DEF Steelers 15.08 WR Parker, Samie 16.03 PK Elam, Jason
16.04 RB Drew, Maurice 14.04 DEF Eagles 16.03 PK Elam, Jason 13.08 DEF Ravens

Started: RB. RB, WR, QB, WR

Went with Steven Jackson and Westbrook for a solid start and then went with Wayne at the 3.07 - just missing those top tiered wideouts. Taking Brady at the 4.04 was a nice move though early as it worked out since only one other QB was taken before he went again at the 5.07 and grabbed Kennison.

Still reached Witten at the 7.07 and left Taylor as RB3 a very nice find in the 9th. PIT offers a good DEF. Overall, other than Brady there are no stars on this team and almost no top ten players which make it pretty hard to compete in a ten team league that will have many teams with multiple superstars. This plan ended up with a solid team, but not much in the way of firepower that any other team won't have. Solid but will have a tougher time scoring in the upper half each week.

Plan Grade: B

Started: RB, WR, WR, RB, QB

The 8th pick is never anyone's favorite, but this team made pretty good use of the tough spot. Started with Ronnie Brown and then doubled on WR with Steve Smith and Chris Chambers. Found a nice deal on Chester Taylor in the 4th round and then took Palmer as his QB with the 5.08.

Dillon (6th) was joined by Maroney (10th) to ensure that this team has the RBs he needs every week. Waited a bit on TE with Cooley at the 8.03 but liked the backups of Warner, Winslow and Parker and Elam at the 16.03 was a great find. There are no star players considering the league size other than Steve Smith but almost every position has a player that could really step up this year. Ronnie Brown, Palmer (considering his draft spot), Warner, Taylor, Maroney and Winslow could all step up. There is risk here but it is balanced by upside. This is about as much fun of a team as you can see with a #8 pick.

Plan Grade: A-

Team #9 – rattsass Team #10 -  Gophers
By Round Final Roster By Round Final Roster
1.09 RB Williams, Carnell 5.09 QB Hasselbeck, Matt 1.10 RB Davis, Domanick 8.01 QB Brooks, Aaron
2.02 RB Johnson, Rudi 14.02 QB Kitna, Jon 2.01 RB Jordan, Lamont 9.10 QB Green, Trent
3.09 WR Driver, Donald 1.09 RB Williams, Carnell 3.10 WR Ward, Hines 15.10 QB McNair, Steve
4.02 WR Burress, Plaxico 2.02 RB Johnson, Rudi 4.01 WR Jackson, Darrell 1.10 RB Davis, Domanick
5.09 QB Hasselbeck, Matt 7.09 RB Gore, Frank 5.10 RB Addai, Joseph 2.01 RB Jordan, Lamont
6.02 TE Crumpler, Alge 8.02 RB Foster, De'shaun 6.01 WR Moss, Santana 5.10 RB Addai, Joseph
7.09 RB Gore, Frank 12.02 RB Anderson, Mike 7.10 RB Rhodes, Dominic 7.10 RB Rhodes, Dominic
8.02 RB Foster, De'shaun 6.02 TE Crumpler, Alge 8.01 QB Brooks, Aaron 16.01 RB Jones, Greg
9.09 WR Burleson, Nate 13.09 TE Clark, Dallas 9.10 QB Green, Trent 11.10 TE McMichael, Randy
10.02 WR Clayton, Mark 3.09 WR Driver, Donald 10.01 Def Panthers 13.10 TE Franks, Bubba
11.09 WR Jones, Matt 4.02 WR Burress, Plaxico 11.10 TE McMichael, Randy 3.10 WR Ward, Hines
12.02 RB Anderson, Mike 9.09 WR Burleson, Nate 12.01 WR Robinson, Koren 4.01 WR Jackson, Darrell
13.09 TE Clark, Dallas 10.02 WR Clayton, Mark 13.10 TE Franks, Bubba 6.01 WR Moss, Santana
14.02 QB Kitna, Jon 11.09 WR Jones, Matt 14.01 PK Feely, Jay 12.01 WR Robinson, Koren
15.09 Def Jaguars 16.02 PK Vanderjagt, Mike 15.10 QB McNair, Steve 14.01 PK Feely, Jay
16.02 PK Vanderjagt, Mike 15.09 DEF Jaguars 16.01 RB Jones, Greg 10.01 DEF Panthers

Started: RB RB, WR, WR, QB

This is a very standard approach to any draft and when it happens at the #9 spot, it ends up just chasing runs on positions. Began with Cadillac and Rudi Johnson, then went for Driver and Burress before grabbing Hasselbeck at the 5.09 pick. First four picks produced the 9th and 12th best RBs, and the 11th and 14th best WR. Hasselbeck then Crumpler addressed needs before it became too late but only offered up likely average starters in a ten team league.

Gore and Foster offer nice depth but Mike Anderson seems like a wasted pick to most. This plan picked the right players that were available at that time for those positions, but the overall team seems likely destined for an average season at best. The drafter has no real holes anywhere, but also has no big guns to use. Kind of a standard result from a standard plan.

Plan Grade: B

Started: RB, RB, WR, WR, RB

Like team #9, this team started out RB-RB-WR-WR and had a similar result in Domanick Davis and Jordan, then Ward and Jackson. Very solid start but a chance that none of the players end up top ten this year. What happened next I actually liked.

Went with Addai and then Rhodes sandwiching Santana Moss. Now he has a solid set of RBs and three very solid WRs. Did not take a QB until the 8th round with Brooks but there's upside there and he also grabbed Green in the 9th to ensure there would be a decent QB every week. CAR as a defense helps too. The team is weak at TE but has last year's #1 PK in Feely which helps a little.

I liked this plan since it started out standard but then was able to make some plays that could help this team compete with the double down on QBs and getting the IND rushing game. He even landed a top DEF and PK.

Plan Grade: A-