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David Yudkin

2012 Anarchy League 7

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Welcome, participants, to 2012 Anarchy League 7.

Here is the league site: Anarchy League 7

I am hoping to get people fully up and drafting by Friday, but the draft is turned on. If people want to start drafting now, I won't stop people from making picks.

The password every team is anarchy7.

Here is the randomly generated draft order:

1.01 Hipple, Long, Ware, & Peete

1.02 benbadman

1.03 The Comedian

1.04 drater

1.05 Saint

1.06 CommuterMan

1.07 Coordinator

1.08 chazzhawk

1.09 TheGrimReaper

1.10 Cooley's Angels

1.11 BassNBrew

1.12 Va703

1.13 BuddyBall2k3

1.14 JeremyX13

1.15 HellToupee

1.16 Eaglezzz

Any questions, post them here, in the Shark Pool thread, PM me, or email me.

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Excited for this. Thanks to David Y.

Question: How do we know when we're on the clock? Does the site send us an email?

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On the league site, you can select to receive emails every time a pick is made under your team settings page.

The timer/clock is not currently on. Hopefully we won't need it. First let's make sure everyone is present and accounted for before we start worrying about turning a timer on.

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FYI -

If people are interested in strategy or history, the other league Anarchy League sites (specifically Leagues 1 + 2) have 7 years worth or results, rosters, and drafts to look at.

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Thanks for allowing me to participate. Eaglezzz is signed up and ready to play

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The "slow draft" is an awesome/terrifying format. I didn't think it was possible to obsess over a website more, but now I know different.

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Just remember "Pre-drafting" is good for the league and everyone who participates... spread the gospel... :thumbup:

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We have hit a bit of a wall here...no pick in last 16 hrs........

Just trying to clarify. Was there supposed to be a timer?

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If that was me, I didn't realize thorny round 2 pre draft picks wouldn't roll over to round 3, I had my top 35 players queued up thinking I was good, apologies. Thanks for the email heads up, was able to get a pick in on my way your the door. Will pre draft each round going forward.

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If that was me, I didn't realize thorny round 2 pre draft picks wouldn't roll over to round 3, I had my top 35 players queued up thinking I was good, apologies. Thanks for the email heads up, was able to get a pick in on my way your the door. Will pre draft each round going forward.

nah, wasn't you.........no prob on the email....was just trying to move things along a bit.......

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Jackson, DeSean PHI WR

Marshall, Brandon CHI WR

Nicks, Hakeem NYG WR

Gates, Antonio SDC TE

Hernandez, Aaron NEP TE

Outside of having to reach a bit for Hernadez, the value dropping to me has been astonishing.

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Jackson, DeSean PHI WRMarshall, Brandon CHI WRNicks, Hakeem NYG WRGates, Antonio SDC TEHernandez, Aaron NEP TEOutside of having to reach a bit for Hernadez, the value dropping to me has been astonishing.

:yes:

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Jackson, DeSean PHI WRMarshall, Brandon CHI WRNicks, Hakeem NYG WRGates, Antonio SDC TEHernandez, Aaron NEP TEOutside of having to reach a bit for Hernadez, the value dropping to me has been astonishing.

Add Dustin Keller to the mix. Not only projected above every WR left ont he board, now someone will have to dip down to TE33.

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Jackson, DeSean PHI WR

Marshall, Brandon CHI WR

Nicks, Hakeem NYG WR

Gates, Antonio SDC TE

Hernandez, Aaron NEP TE

Outside of having to reach a bit for Hernadez, the value dropping to me has been astonishing.

Add Dustin Keller to the mix. Not only projected above every WR left ont he board, now someone will have to dip down to TE33.
I, for one, have no idea what I'm doing. This is my first Anarchy League, my first PPR league and my first 16-team league. I feel like I'm getting killed out there.

Oh, and nice team.

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Tactically, this is one of the more difficult drafts ive been involved with. Im pretty comfortable with my team so far, but I have no idea if it stacks up or not.

RB

Starks GNB (7.09)

Martin TB (5.09)

WR

Johnson DET (1.09)

Jennings GNB (3.09)

Harvin MIN (4.07)

TE

Finley GNB (2.07)

Olsen CAR (6.07)

Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

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Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

This right here is where I completely misjudged the draft. That is a lot of RBs to roster. We're not even halfway through and @#$% is dry.

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Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

This right here is where I completely misjudged the draft. That is a lot of RBs to roster. We're not even halfway through and @#$% is dry.
To be honest, my original VBD algorithim was f'd up as I had the QB and TE side projected on a 12 vs 16(Stupid math entry error). Thankfully for me I caught it by reading the posts from other anarchy leagues. They kept talking about 32-36 TE's being drafted........I'm like WTF?? oh wait......oh crap!! :)

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Tactically, this is one of the more difficult drafts ive been involved with. Im pretty comfortable with my team so far, but I have no idea if it stacks up or not.RBStarks GNB (7.09)Martin TB (5.09)WRJohnson DET (1.09)Jennings GNB (3.09)Harvin MIN (4.07)TEFinley GNB (2.07)Olsen CAR (6.07)Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

Very strong team. I was really wanting Starks. Olsen was a freaking steal that late.

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Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

This right here is where I completely misjudged the draft. That is a lot of RBs to roster. We're not even halfway through and @#$% is dry.
To be honest, my original VBD algorithim was f'd up as I had the QB and TE side projected on a 12 vs 16(Stupid math entry error). Thankfully for me I caught it by reading the posts from other anarchy leagues. They kept talking about 32-36 TE's being drafted........I'm like WTF?? oh wait......oh crap!! :)
:lmao:

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Tactically, this is one of the more difficult drafts ive been involved with. Im pretty comfortable with my team so far, but I have no idea if it stacks up or not.RBStarks GNB (7.09)Martin TB (5.09)WRJohnson DET (1.09)Jennings GNB (3.09)Harvin MIN (4.07)TEFinley GNB (2.07)Olsen CAR (6.07)Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

like what you have done here....Starks that late in the 7th is money....great base you have built here....nice job

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Tactically, this is one of the more difficult drafts ive been involved with. Im pretty comfortable with my team so far, but I have no idea if it stacks up or not.RBStarks GNB (7.09)Martin TB (5.09)WRJohnson DET (1.09)Jennings GNB (3.09)Harvin MIN (4.07)TEFinley GNB (2.07)Olsen CAR (6.07)Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

like what you have done here....Starks that late in the 7th is money....great base you have built here....nice job
TY :) Im Looking at whats left......a real mixed bag from here on out...available talent level is really starting to turn into a road full of potholes........im guessing the next 5-6 rounds is going to ID who the strong teams will be (barring injury).

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Tactically, this is one of the more difficult drafts ive been involved with. Im pretty comfortable with my team so far, but I have no idea if it stacks up or not.RBStarks GNB (7.09)Martin TB (5.09)WRJohnson DET (1.09)Jennings GNB (3.09)Harvin MIN (4.07)TEFinley GNB (2.07)Olsen CAR (6.07)Having to go 80+ deep at WR, 64+ at RB, ect..for starters.... have had players sniped...a lot!! but that is to be expected.

Very strong team. I was really wanting Starks. Olsen was a freaking steal that late.
Thanks....btw. nice nice picks on both DJAX and Lance Moore. Had them both on my short list b4 u grabbed them.

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Got stuck with the 1.16 pick and had trouble from the get go in this 16 team league. I am going against everything I usually do in Fantasy Football drafts and trying to picks players off of playoff teams.

QB

Pittsburgh

Atlanta

RB

Sproles

Green-Ellis

WR

Wallace

T. Smith

DEF

Eagles

Texans

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Got stuck with the 1.16 pick and had trouble from the get go in this 16 team league. I am going against everything I usually do in Fantasy Football drafts and trying to picks players off of playoff teams. QBPittsburghAtlantaRBSprolesGreen-EllisWRWallaceT. SmithDEFEaglesTexans

I suspect both Pitt and Atl would have been there for you at the 3/4 turn.Matthews/Welker or Fitz would be looking a lot better than Wallace/Sproles.You still have to draft 2 TE, 2 RB, 3 WR, and a flex from thinning ranks. Grabbing 2 Ds early after taking 2 QBs early will hurt.

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Gronk

Welker

Jordy Nelson

Colston

Decker

Brown (RB)

Gerhart

Colts TMQB

Feel like I started out okay with Gronk, Welker and Nelson but a better QB or a TE would have made more sense than Colston.

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GronkWelkerJordy NelsonColstonDeckerBrown (RB)GerhartColts TMQBFeel like I started out okay with Gronk, Welker and Nelson but a better QB or a TE would have made more sense than Colston.

I almost went like u (4 WR early + TE)....but then D. Martin was there in the 5th and I just couldnt pass it up. BTW, u sniped Welker from me (still ended up w/ Jennings so cant complain too much)......You might have been better off going the SFTQB or BUFTQB instead of INDTQB in case of possible playoff bonus otherwise look pretty good. Rock solid at WR :)

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I almost went like u (4 WR early + TE)....but then D. Martin was there in the 5th and I just couldnt pass it up. BTW, u sniped Welker from me (still ended up w/ Jennings so cant complain too much)......You might have been better off going the SFTQB or BUFTQB instead of INDTQB in case of possible playoff bonus otherwise look pretty good. Rock solid at WR :)

Thanks. I thought about going back-to-back TMQB and picking up BUF (I really like the Bills/Fitz this year) but thought I might end up with all backup RBs and that would be just too weird.

That said, here comes the best thing about drafting in a 16-team league: now's the time when we start gambling on bench players who might emerge later in the year. :thumbup:

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Nice turn Hipple.

Also thought Miller, Boldin, Yound, and Williams were some great value picks in the last round.

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Current Roster

Helu, Roy WAS RB

Jackson, DeSean PHI WR

Marshall, Brandon CHI WR

Moore, Lance NOS WR

Nicks, Hakeem NYG WR

Rice, Sidney SEA WR

Gates, Antonio SDC TE

Hernandez, Aaron NEP TE

Keller, Dustin NYJ TE

Screw it, air attack it is. This will be a fun team to watch.

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Current RosterHelu, Roy WAS RBJackson, DeSean PHI WRMarshall, Brandon CHI WRMoore, Lance NOS WRNicks, Hakeem NYG WRRice, Sidney SEA WRGates, Antonio SDC TEHernandez, Aaron NEP TEKeller, Dustin NYJ TEScrew it, air attack it is. This will be a fun team to watch.

I was about to say pick up another WR as your flex, but you already have 3 TEs. Awesome work. You'll be starting Steve Slaton at RB, but so what? ;)

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Current RosterHelu, Roy WAS RBJackson, DeSean PHI WRMarshall, Brandon CHI WRMoore, Lance NOS WRNicks, Hakeem NYG WRRice, Sidney SEA WRGates, Antonio SDC TEHernandez, Aaron NEP TEKeller, Dustin NYJ TEScrew it, air attack it is. This will be a fun team to watch.

I was about to say pick up another WR as your flex, but you already have 3 TEs. Awesome work. You'll be starting Steve Slaton at RB, but so what? ;)
I really didn't want to burn my flex that early. Now I'm locked out of value at TE and WR later in the draft. Rice was just too much value to pass up. Dodds has him projected at 170+ and his projections are lighter than most. The thing is that he has a clear path to 200+ pt upside. Only nine RBs managed to do that last year and two of those needed the playoff weeks.The way the RBs flew off the board recently, I'm already looking at Slanton.

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I must have set my DD up wrong because it keeps telling me to ignore TE and everyone else has multiple it seems...expecting to finish dead last and learn for next year.

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I must have set my DD up wrong because it keeps telling me to ignore TE and everyone else has multiple it seems...expecting to finish dead last and learn for next year.

Did you change the vbd baseline from Joe's Secret to Worst Starter? That will help but the TEs are still depressed to much.

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No, I left it pretty much exactly the same as I had for my last draft, just changed the scoring to get as close as possible and then the position values. Live and learn I guess, still will be fun to see how it turns out.

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The following teams have already used their flex spot:

Benbadman, GrimReaper, Coordinator, HLW&P, BB2K3, and BNB.

Please make sure you conform to the roster requirements or I will have to dump your non-compliant players back into the free agent player pool and you will have to repick.

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Sorry guys...Tate was not my pick. Please hold up until I can PM Yuds with the correct pick.

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Please give me Mason Crosby for my 11.11 pick.

Tate was supposed to be for my team in league 1 (was on the clock in both) and an illegal pick anyway.

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Add me to the list of people who have burned their Flex spot.

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Thru 13 rounds....

SFO TMQB 8.08

KAN TMQB 13.09

Neither is outstanding, but both are servicable, and SFO projects to make the playoffs. IMO the AFC W is wide open and you just never know, maybe KAN

has a playoff run in their immediate future. Strong O-line, two quality backs, Baldwin/Bowe/Breaston at WR and Moeki/Boss at TE. There is some talent

there. Even if Cassell has to just game manage..ala T. Dilfer...seems like a solid lower round investment.

D. Martin 5.09

J. Starks 7.09

K. Smith 9.09

Each of the picks has some decent value attached to them, especially K. Smith. I was fortunate to find the news on J. Best breaking about the time

I was on the clock, so it was a no-brainer at that point. Starks performance in camp to date is concerning, but there is nothing I can do about that now.

Worst case IMO it goes full blown rbbc w/Green. My main concern is that he stays healthy (not a given based on history)

C. Johnson 1.09

G. Jennings 3.09

P. Harvin 4.08

S. Moss 11.09

When it came time to make my pick in rd 1, it was btwn Gronk and Megatron. It was a tough call, but looking at going 80+ deep at WR, be damned the Madden curse, and it made my exit strategy for round 2 more clear. I was going BPA TE. Was hoping Welker would fall to me at the 3.09, but LORD took him

1 pick prior. Jennings was a solid consolation prize. Was very happy to see Harvin there in the 4th. It allowed me to ignore the WR's for a while and

renew focus on filling in other holes in the roster. Finding Moss still there in the 11th was a "gift".

J. Finley 2.08

G. Olsen 6.08

K. Davis 10.08

Would have preferred V. Davis or A. Hernandez but knew there was little to no chance that was going to occur. Was ecstatic Olsen fell as far as he did, although I'm prob not looking at any playoff bonus there. That NFC S div is looking brutal top to bottom. It's like the NFC E light version. K. Davis was best alternate left. Was hoping H. Miller would slip a litle further, but I think Davis will be solid enough as my flex. Was justified when Kendricks (last of that tier) fell shortly after.

Comments (positive/negative) encouraged.

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