Final WR and TE notes
posted Aug 30 2017, 05:32PM
story by Chris Kapel
posted in NFL, Fantasy

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Who did I miss???

So here we are… the week of NFL preseason #4 and the Denver Broncos have a guy who may be working at a bank in a month as their back up QB. The Jets are a mess and last I counted 24 players have been lost to ACL or similar injuries for the season. Alas, we come to the final projections for fantasy football. Every site you look at has a top list of players at each position, including this one. This story is going to be different. This story will be about tiers. What rounds it wouldn’t be crazy to draft different players from different positions in. Hell, I drafted Christian McCaffrey in the 1st last week because I had Le'Veon Bell as my second round keeper and he wouldn’t be there in the third. Did I overdraft? Most certainly. Am I nuts for drafting him over AJ Green? Probably. That’s what makes this fun. I’m there in a room full of pizza, beer and my buddies having a good time at a live draft and getting the business for taking McCaffrey in the first. It’s all good. If I were a bettor, I would bet A.J. has more fantasy points than Mac. I wanted Mac on my it’s OK. My dad has some fantasy mojo where he has to give Chris Ivory a roster spot, it’s his fantasy thing.

A lot of leagues have different scoring, I beg you… look at your league’s scoring system. Look for when players lock. Look at your league settings! If something doesn’t add up, talk to the commish before the season starts.

People who play with FAAB $$$, I will be doing a section each week to with a % a FAAB budget I would spend on any given free agent. I can’t give a specific dollar amount because every league has a different budget. I am playing in three leagues, one has $1,000, another has $500 and another has $100. Obviously if I say $20, it could mean a lot in the $100 league but not so much in the $1,000 league.

This is what you can look forward to if you choose to follow me this season: Interaction every week. Rankings every week and updates after the Thursday night games. Honest feedback and welcome debate if you disagree with me. You won’t get someone who knows everything, because no one does. Even the and guys make great calls and terrible calls each week. So do I! I’ll share my teams and starting lineups on Twitter and my best value picks for daily fantasy if you play DraftKings.

I’m also streaming a DST every week this year. So each week, you’ll get a recap of the previous week, what I hit on what I missed on and what crazy stats happened that hopefully it’ll be unique and you won’t find anywhere else. I get it, you have many choices when looking for fantasy advice and IBN is a great choice. I see people tweet all day, even to the point he gets frustrated answering the same questions. Sometimes, just check the timeline on Twitter and maybe your question will already be answered. We make every attempt to answer everyone, but sometimes it’s just not possible.

This is a little different, as I explained earlier. I’ll list position and in PPR regular scoring ESPN leagues, what tier the player should be and what rounds you should draft them in. The later you get a guy the better. I’m not going to list kickers or DST… draft them where you see fit, I say 15-16 unless you just have to have Justin Tucker or the Broncos. I’ve played in leagues where Brady goes in the 1st in QB heavy scoring leagues and like I said earlier, I way overdrafted for McCaffrey. Things happen, have fun and good luck!

If you’re still reading this, I appreciate you and I ask you to follow me on Twitter. I’ll get you that trophy, belt or ring come January… now let’s go win you your league! Here we have WR and TE tiers. These players are not listed in any particular order in each tier.

Draft 1st round:

Antonio Brown

Julio Jones

Odell Beckham Jr.

Mike Evans

A.J. Green

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Jordy Nelson

Round 2

Michael Thomas

Dez Bryant

Amari Cooper

Brandin Cooks

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Terrelle Pryor Sr. (Love this guy)

Round 3

T.Y. Hilton

Demaryius Thomas

Doug Baldwin

Alshon Jeffery

Deandre Hopkins

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Devante Adams

Round 4

Larry Fitzgerald

Keenan Allen

Golden Tate

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Michael Crabtree

Round 5

Jarvis Landry

Emmanuel Sanders

Allen Robinson

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Jamison Crowder

Round 6

Sammy Watkins

Tyreek Hill

Kelvin Benjamin

Pierre Garcon

Martavis Bryant

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Brandon Marshall

Round 7

Devante Parker (Big fan)

Stefon Diggs(not a fan)

Willie Snead

Desean Jackson

Jeremy Maclin

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Eric Decker

Round 8

Donte Moncrief

Tyrell Williams

Randall Cobb

Kenny Britt

Mike Wallace

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Chris Hogan

Round 9

Adam Thielen

Zay Jones

Corey Coleman

Corey Davis

Kevin White

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft Jordan Matthews

Round 10

Rishard Matthews (Not high on him)

John Brown

Marvin Jones

Josh Doctson

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wouldn’t be crazy to draft John Ross

After round 10 you’re looking for a dart throw, others I like:

Torrey Smith

Kenny Stills

Robert Woods (Week 1 great matchup)

Cooper Kupp

If your guy isn’t listed, it doesn't mean they shouldn’t be drafted. I listed off 10 rounds of players and 4 players I really like after that. Everyone has their guys they really like and that’s the time to find the next Jay Ajayi or Michael Thomas.


Round 2

Rob Gronkowski

Round 4

Travis Kelce

Jordan Reed

Round 5

Greg Olsen

Round 6

Jimmy Graham

Round 8

Kyle Rudolph

Round 10

Zach Ertz

Delanie Walker

Tyler Eifert

Round 11

Martellus Bennett

Jack Doyle

Hunter Henry

Others draftable:

Austin Hooper

Jason Witten

Eric Ebron

Cameron Brate (Not very high on him)

Julius Thomas (High on him)

We will end this WR and TE tier story on a funny note… some of the best Fantasy team names I’ve seen:

A guy who has Brees and Big Ben: Breesburger in Paradise

A guy who has Dan Bailey- Bailey Legal

Has Jack Doyle- O’Doyle Rules!

The Juice is Loose

Turn down for WATT

And my favorite… Ertz don’t it

Chris Kapel
I have a Bachelors Degree from the University of Toledo in Communications emphasis Journalism. I also have a finance degree and working on my MBA. You...

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