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Episode 62 · 1 year ago

"Saquon Barkley Pick 7?!?!?" NFL Fantasy Draft - Episode 61

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Pilch and Hamish review their NFL Fantasy league's draft by running through the first round of picks and providing each team's best and worst pickup. The lads also preview the opening week of the 2020 NFL Season.

Cheese settle. Welcome back to theon the ball podcast. This is episode sixty one of the show. Todaywe're joined by PILCH. Welcome, I thanks. May Closures. We're juston our NFL fantasy draft, so today we're going to be just recapping that. We're very we're buzzing after that and the NFL starts tomorrow, so we'realso going to be discussing that. But before we get into it, Inever do this, I feel like I should. If you're watching on Youtube, you know, chuck, subscribe on give us a like, and onthe audio platforms feel free to review us or like it. I don't knowreally how that works there, but I know you can get around it somehow. But yeah, so we're going to be rolling through the first couple roundsof the draft and we're just going to, you know, react to the piswhat we think of them, and then we're going to go team byteam, so like team by team based in the League, and say whattheir best pick was, the worst pick so and then after that we're goingto just previview round one of the NFL in real life. So before Iget into I just want to disclaim them. We're not claiming we're smarter than theother people in our league or anything when we're reviewing their picks. Iknow it kind of seems a bit snull like, seems a bit, Idon't know, condescending when we're in a league with them and they could easilyjust come out and beat us, but we're just, you know, we'rereviewing ourselves as well. So but yeah, overall, how were you happy withyour draft, mate, or not? Really? Well, I thought itmy draft started really well. I was stoked at the start and thenabout midway through started just getting sucked into all these value rookie running backs becauseno mom was taking them. So I've ended up with way too many runningbacks. But overall, I don't mind. I don't mind it. Yeah,right. So, actually, like mine, I was I'm a bitof a choke artist in life, so I wasn't really back on myself inbut I've written down here on a piece of paper, like we're my playerswere ranked in my rankings going into it, and I got three of my topten wide receivers, two of my top three quarterbacks to top ten tightends. So that was all good. My only question mark is my runningback. I got one of my top tens and then I got two inmy between ten and twenty, but they're both of its suspect. So we'llsee how that goes, but we'll get into it. So round one westarted with. Tyler had the first pick. To those who don't know them,doesn't matter. We're just saying their names just for some context. ButTyler had the first pick. He's been on the show before actually to talkabout the Jewelong Kats. Surprise, surprise, you picked Christian McCaffrey. There weresome rumors on the street that he was going to pick Patrick Mahomy,not Patrick Mahomes, he's alter ego, Patrick Mahomy, which, as theholder of pick two, got me a little bit excited for a couple minutesthat maybe there was a slight chance I was going to somehow sneak in theC MC. But you know, he stuck to well, not stuck tohis guns, but he stuck to everyone on earth's guns of going Samc first. He is the consensus number one pick in NFL fantasy once again for thisseason. Do you agree with that? I know you're pretty would you havegone with Christian McCaffrey if you had the first pick. Yeah, I wouldhave. It's just too you just you can't not be taken. Yeah,there's like there's no risks associated with it. And then rolled into pick two,which was myself. I actually went. I think this would have been abit of a pot I reckon. Most people would have gone, sayKue or maybe even Ezekiel Elliott, but I've gone with Lamar Jackson. Itwith my second pick, of while the second pick at the overall draft myfirst pick. So there it was a bit bold. Normally quarterbacks don't gothat early, but phrase just looking in the window. Normally quarterbacks don't gothat early, but for me I did school projections and Lamar Si more it'sto ce MC, which is so far above the second in that position.I thought he had such like a relative comparative advantage. So yeah, Iwent with Lama. Second would you? Would you have gone say que ordo not mind going early? Well, given that it's a super flex league, can remember if you just mentioned that or not. Yeah, so cubestend to go a bit higher and Lamar was probably around fifth or six onmy board. So I would have gone...

...say que, but I can't faultyou for going Lamar like similar to McCaffrey, you're not going to be disappointed withwhat it gives you. He's just a beast. He's going to giveout at least twenty points every week. Yeah, just I probably should havedone this housekeeping before you went into it. But so the League is. It'sa super flex, so we've got one QB, one super flex.So basically to keep it to Qb. Cool can't speak to cute bees moreoften than not. Then it's to running backs, to wide receivers, onetight end, a flex. So that's so. It's only those four positions. No one drafted a kicker or defense or anything like that. And Yeah, also just wanted to say I'm not editing this, so if there's,you know, a bit of background noise or our mics make a weird soundevery now and then, just cop because we are recording this on the dayand it won't come out in time if I edited. But yeah, so, yeah, Lamar number two. I'm happy with it, though. Ithink he's pretty safe just because the running gives him such a high floor.But yeah, there's obviously picked too. It's hard to go wrong really,isn't it? Next up, locky my older brother he had. He pickedZeki or Elliott, which I think was maybe a little bit left field.I think most people have, say quant above him in their rankings. Iknow you do. Ye, I haven't just above him. At one pointI had say que and Zeke tired second, but then I bunce a quite upjust a little bit. So yeah, I didn't mind that pick, thoughhe picks a que last year, so he might be a little bitscarred after he's injury issues last year. But yeah, as Zek in numberthree, I sobbed out at all. We did you cop that pick ornot really? Yeah, well, as I said, I would have wentsay Kue, but not going to blame someone for having Zeke over him.Yeah. Then next up. This is where Shit starts to get a bitweird. This is where the fellows get a little bit tell he well tobe fed. This picks on. That weird. But it gets a bitweird after so next we had no, he's been on the podcast before.was on the man United Episode. He picked Patrick behomes, who is theconsensus qb two. He's not for me. Actually he's actually the tired qb twofor me. Interesting for me, but yeah, he's everyone's qb too, if I'm not mistaken, is our up pilch. Yeah, yeah,so that's not that bad in terms of the position because he was the secondqb taken. But I just don't know about taking him over sake one whenthere's so many quarterbacks who will scool high, unless he's expecting my homes to breakout. Legit have like average of like twenty six or seven, twentyeighteen my homes. Yeah, so I don't know. I personally would nothave gone patrick homes in that situation, but I know we had quite afew players in our league who were actually wanting my homes. Is Their firstround pick anyway. But yeah, did you cop that pick? I'm not. Once again, I'm not going to fault it. I actually thought Iwas a sniff. My homes probably wouldn't have taken him at pick seven,but he's I'd say he's probably a first round pick in super flex leagues.Yeah, I'll be honest, I don't know high. But yeah, that'strue in most like in most things you read, a lot of it's basedon one Qba Leagues, but I still reckon in the superflex leagues they probablywouldn't have quarterbacks in like round one and two, but I don't mind itbecause they score such a bulk of your points. I know there's a lotof depth of the position, but I don't mind taking the good ones early. Then next up. What did you make of this next pick? Well, yeah, pick five MTP's. These gone with deshawn Watson. This iswhere it got a bit a bit silly. But apparently he claimed it was anauto pick and he didn't get to the draft board in time. Notsure whether I believe it or not, but clearly not the best pick,although Watson will he will be a good quarterback. There's definitely I mean youcan't be. You can't be picking Deshaun Watson overstake one. The deshaun Watson'smy qb five. So it's not to our rages in terms of QB's,but Um Yeah, look, I don't really believe the auto pick thing either, because I don't think espim would have Watson is the next guy out.So what I reckon maybe he was in there the other day or something,made a bit of a list of players he liked and maybe deshaun Watson wasa top of that list, because I just don't think they were. Idon't think Deshaun Watson was next on the board, to be honest, becauseESPN's actually very low quarterbacks. I don't even know if Patrick mymes was inthe top ten of the auto pick list. So yeah, that's probably strange pickof the whole draft and I think...

...that's spurred on a few other blokesto go a bit weird, and most of far our great friend cricket fanatic, he also dives into NFL. He went Russell Wilson next. So thisis where looks for being this is where it looks for being thrown around theroom, question marks being sent into the Messenger Chat. I've got Russell Wilsonas the tired qb eight. I'm probably a little bit lower on them thansome, but I'm sorry, Russ, I'm sorry. We'll see. Ilove you mate, but Russell Wilson going is picked number sixth in the draftis outrageous when he's arguably not even the sixth best quarterback. So that's justoutrageous foot you from. We'll see. Yeah, I don't know. Idon't really want to roast anyone because I don't know if it's their first playingfantasy and after that they might they might turn around and beat us. Whoknows. But yeah, that was a bit of a debate. It willpick there. Next we had yourself was this. Well, say que wasleft on the table. I'm sure you would have been kidding yourself, becauseI think he was enough to all overall. I was an obvioctually. I wasexpecting say que to be picked up by yourself at pick two, butthen anyone after you as well. In fact, he slipped to pick sevensjust outrageous. I was stoked, was licking my lips. So yeah,I dried. I got off to a great start getting him at seven,but we're down. He'll afterwards. But yeah, that's a perfect pick.I don't think say que would go much lower in any other league, tobe honest, absolute steel. Probably in most leagues he would have gone numbertwo. So that just shows to you how good that of a pick thatwas. Well, like no offense. It's not like an intelligent pick oranything. It just kind of fell in your lap, but you were logicalto take it with both hands. As we know, Peasley will see andnos didn't. But that's right, boys. Next up we had quit USS Mysteryman wasn't in the zoom call, so we weren't sure if he wasalive, if he was thinking straight. But this actually probably further our question. There's probably, but he's after his decision. We were probably asking morequestions. And before it he's gone with Aaron Rodgers, and I'll be honest, I'm very low on our own rodgers this year. I know you're probablya bit higher because you like him and you like Green Bay, but he'sactually my qb nineteen, tied nineteen as well, so I'm seriously low onhim, but somehow he's gone in the first round of this what did youmake of this one? Yeah, this was the clear worst pick of theentire draft. Like queen could have picked up Aaron Rodgers in probably the eighthround or even lower, and he's he's gone through with his first pick.But we like a bit of we like a bit of left field. SoIris I respect the left field choice, like I respect that people haven't justgone on like there's nothing wrong with this to people who do this, butI respect that they haven't just gone on fantasy pros, gone ranking and thenjust pick the top one. Because I'd been a bit bored and they're probablymore likely to get into it now that they've made their own choices. Andthen final two. We'll just go to do round one and then we'll getinto our best and worst picks of each side. Curtis, James Curtis,is on this all the time. This partty. He took down and Cook, which I actually thinks pretty interesting him. I had him below Derrick Henry andbelow Kenyan drake, but I'm sure some people haven't above Kenyan drake.I have him above Komara. Will tied with Kamara, which might not bea consensus pick there, but I guess it's not that our rageous. Ithought he was taking Henry though. We know he's a big fan of DerrickHenry. He was talking bigger him on the on the podcast about the runningback. So what did you think of cookie at nine? Yeah, Idon't think it's a bad pick. Ill I was expecting deal with Derrick Henryas well. Derrick Henry felt quite low. Actually can't remember who got him.Vitty. He made it made into the second round. Talk about himin the next yeah, Dalvin Cook. There's still some holdout rumors. It'sprobably not likely to all that he holds out, but personally I didn't reallywant to risk him unless he probably felt to me in the second round.Yeah, he was the army two last year, so maybe in the draftlobby Curtis got swayed by that. Over all, though, if you justthink pick nine, Dowvin Cook, that's probably a steel if anything. Yeah, but it's given the context, it's not a bad pick at all,though, maybe considering the wide receivers that were still on the table. ButUm, yeah, I don't know. And then next, not a shockto me because I know he's a die hard chiefs Han well claims he is. But when my home is when I knew this is Campbell's first pick,my young a brother. It's been on the show before. He took TravisKelcey. I don't know I took I...

...think I took him second round lastyear, maybe third round. I don't mind it, though. I thinktight end, the tight end depth in the league's getting better. I knowlast year and like the seasons before that, there's usually only two or three goodones, where this year I still think Kelsey and Kidd all o thetop two, but below that I've got about seven who I reckon a prettydecent so I thought maybe that was a little bit early given that, butthere's not really anything wrong with it's likely to finish the tight end one.So, as you were saying, it's a bit like, well, I'mnot going to say it because people listen to NFL fantasy podcast don't know muchabout AFL. It's kind of one of those seas where you just want tolock it away. Don't have to worry for that for the rest of theseason. Your tight end set. So yeah, fair enough. All right. Now we're rolling into the best and worst picks. will go on draftorder. So we'll start with tyler. Do you want to say the teamnames as we yep, Tyler's team name is Quizzygoblin Fife. I was playingat home and AFL will not really but it's kind of got to do withthe Fort. I don't really know what the GL SIE Goblin part is.He's best pick. I've Gone With Dark Prescott. This is probably you probablyneed contact x for this. I think if you say Dak Prescott went firstpick and round three, you'd probably like yet fair. But the fact thathe was like, I don't know, the Seventh CB taken off the boardor something. I think that's a bit of a steal for Tyler when blokesyou know, we're taking watson, Wilson and Rogers ahead of him. Ihad him as the QB for I know a lot of people had him asthe qbthree. So I think over all that was a pretty good steal.They're from Tyler. What are you? What are you thinking? For me, I'm actually going to go with DJ more. Tyler got him at thestar of the fifth round. I thought that was a great pick. He'sin my top eight wide receivers, I believe, and I wanted to gethim myself, but tyler took him in the fifth round. Thought that wassome good value. Yeah, I've got him down at twenty one. Idon't know a DJ more, though, because we know he's probably going toget bulk targets, but we don't know what impact Robbie Anderson will have.We don't know what impact Teddy will have, so there's a little bit of mysterybehind it, but I think overall is going to be pretty good.Greg Olson's left, so that's like a solid six targets a game there tobe spread around the boys. Well, that could maybe just go straight toRobbie Anderson and then Dj more just sticks with his own amount. So yeah, I like it, though I think Teddy, you know, maybe teddyand DJ could get tied and just form a Nice Combo. And Yeah,that's I think that's a pretty good value pick. Actually. I think thewide receivers. There was a lot of value in the wide receiver position.Yeah, there's get to it. So many of them will get to ina second. But like there were blokes like, you know, Michael Thomas, Robert Woods just slipping down, which was pretty silly. Words pick fortile I'm going OJ Howard. It was. He's that so it's the first pickin the twelve round, so he's not he's only starting te tight endor anything. But for me I had OJ Howard is the tight end twentysix. So I don't really know, I don't I just don't like Curtiswas talking about OJ Howard before the draft last year. He finishes the TightEnd Twenty Eight and then Rob Gronk's coming in, so I'm not I don'texpect grank to come in a big wrong, but he's definitely going to take sometargets away. Yes, Tom Brady might look to lower's eyes, sothat might benefit how would rather than Jamis used to just, you know,throw it seventy each time. But yeah, I don't know. I probably wouldhave expected to see OJ on the waivers. OJ Howard. Probably shouldn'tjust say OJ. What do you think's the worst pick? Yeah, Ojhow would not the best pick, but for me it was todd Gurley inthe fourth round. I'm really long on Todd Gurley this year. I knowyou don't mind him, but I just I'm just I'm worried about is hisknee. I had him high a few weeks ago and then I heard hehad arthritis in his knee and that's just turned me off him and I justreally I don't really think he has that much upside. Like he's not goingto he's not going to be a top ten running back, even if itdoes go to plan. So I just I just don't really write pick.Yeah, that's fair. Cool. Yeah, I don't know. Authorizes is somethingthat doesn't really go away. So it's not like something that you canhave surgery. I know you can like clean out your knee and stuff likethat, but I don't know if that really helps with arthurtist. I'm nota doctor, so not too sure. But yeah, I had todd Gurleytied ten, so I actually hadn't pretty...

...high. But yeah, huge risk. I took Melvin Gord myself. Same situation. Both of them were prettyrisky. I probably regret going with such a risk and I am considering tradingMelbourne for Todd because I just think they're both risks. But ultimately, ifin the best case scenario for both of them, I think todd scores morethan Melbourne. But yeah, I'm not too sure what's going on with thatone. It's probably what let my side down, but yeah, I agreehe's trying to offload girly pretty fast, so that probably is a telltale sign. Next up we had myself. I'm going to just go around, goaround and get myself get around myself. I can't speak today. I'm goingJulio Jones for me. He was my wide receiver to on my rankings andI snagged him the pick after dark actually, so the second pick in the thirdround. Not really sure how this blow got here. Who got takenfor him? Tyre killed, Davante Adams, Michael Thomas, so this. Sothey're not really that our rage is to be taken before Julio, butthis just shows you how low the wide receivers slipped to my surprise and yeah, when I realized he was available, I just had to get around them. To be honest, he is probably one of the only guys, maybenext to Lamar, but most of my dudes, well not most of them'sa lot of my guys have like a bit of risk to them, bitupside, but they could be crap, where Julio's someone who, similar toKelsey, you can just lock in and he'll be a solid wide receiver oneall year. What do you think? That was my best pick or thatwas definitely one of your best? But I'll go another line. And soAdam feeling, but right at the end of the fourth round. I knowwe're both very high and feeling was hoping you felt to me the start ofthe fifth, but unfortunately you took him and yet great value there. MustCommend you on that pick, corker. Thanks. Man. Here was mywide receiver three. Well, tied third with Christopher Godwin. So yeah,pretty happy with that one. And those two make up two of my topthree. So pretty happy to have those in there's a unlike Jones, though, there's a lot of risk attached to him and I'll be honest, mybackup options aren't that good. I've got a J brown in the flex butthen I've got Renfro and Brown on my bench who in round one I probablywouldn't well, I guess Brown might start well because it might take a wellfor digs to assimilate into the offense. But Yeah, not too keen oneither of those two. But I'm happy with, very happy with my towide receivers. Thanks man. Yeah, where it's pick for me it's gotto be Melvine Gordon. When I look at my starting lineup he's the clear, clear weakness. Really, I think apart from that my team's pretty good, the starting team anyway. I think my bench likes a bit of depth. But I picked him up second pick in the fifth round. So yeah, once again I said he was my tired Arb ten. So if youlook at it that way it's not a bad pick. But I think mostpeople would have him down. Where'd you have it? Probably most people havelike twenty or something. I'd Gordon at Seventeen. Actually, I don't likeget not too low on him. Yeah, all right. So yeah, Idon't think there was too many better available options, to be honest.So it's probably just my fault for leaving it that lay. But I thinkthat's the clear weakness in my team. Did you think that was my worstpick? I must say you didn't have any noticeably shocking picks. That probablyjust a varying opinion. I'll probably just go to mark Ingram. I knowyou got him quite low and he's not in your starting lineup, but interms of he's probably the one that I would have least likely of drafted outof a wheel picks. So yeah, I can't lie. I agree withyou. My last like four picks, I didn't really want any of them. Like John Brown, I didn't really want him. Gets Pretty Yuck atthe end, but like he was so much higher than the next available optionmy rankings. I just thought like it was a waste of my research timeto just disc just ignore the rankings. But looking back, I probably wouldhave been smarter to go for someone with a bit more upside, like inthe Keel Harry or something B and I'll cop that. Where was marking room? Marking Room was my seven, Arby Seventeen, so yeah, but alot of people aren't too keen on him. I've got blokes below him who Iknow you'd be disgusted at, like Nick Chob and stuff. So yeah, I don't know. I think you might start well, but I thinkby the end of the year, if JK Dobbins gets a few more touchesand stuff, he might come on stuck. But yeah, I'll be honest,you probably won't be seeing my field too much. Actually, who willboltimore playing? They're flying the browns.

Probably not then, but I wassaying saying maybe might start them over and Melbourne a couple weeks where they're goingto score a lot of points. Now Locke's next best pick. I wentwith Debo Samuel. He was my tired wide receiver seventeen and he snagged himin the eleventh round, third pick of the eleven. So if yeah,for me that was just great value. I know he's Meres a lot ofpreseason and he's still injured. My not play on Monday, but I reallylike his value around eleven. He's got a lot of upside because you know, it's only a second year. So yeah, that's that's it for me. What about you? I'm actually going to go with James White, theCork. Yeah, I was very clock making him. He's got a verylate end of the tenth round and yeah, he's my right he's my running backtwenty three or twenty four, so that's definitely a lot higher than theend of the tenth round. So I think that was a value. Hedid well with Allen Robinson as well, I thought in the the end ofthe fourth round. Who would you prefer? James White or David Montgomery? JamesWhite easily, yeah, because like he was the pick before me andround ten and they were my two best available my rankings and that was likethe fifty. I don't know who I was going to go with if lockydidn't pick James White, but he picked James White so took the option awayfor me anyway. I just think Montgomery has a bit more progression in termsof like it's only second season, but white, I think we'll do prettywell because I think, you know, that little dump off option for CamJuan will be pretty popular, especially in the first like two months of theseason where the chemistry might not be there with some of the receivers in termsof worse pick will be looking at here. I have you. You haven't goneyet, have you? You Got Fur I've gone with Umpire Chris Gaffney. Jared Golf. He's I think he's just picked out early, you don'tmind off as like a qbthree. He picked Ben Roethlisberger after him, didn'the? Yeah, and I had I had golf tied twenty six and Ihad big been tied twelve. So that was a bit bizarre. But Iguess if they're both there doesn't matter where which order you pick them up in. But yeah, so for me golf is at best a backup QB.I think he's starting Big Ben over him. I saw they's roster. So yeah, I just think it took him way too early. Round eight.As we said though, in our draft, the QB's were all taken too early. But yeah, round a for someone who I believes like bottom sixworst qb's in the league. I think that's pretty pretty weird footy, tobe honest. What about you? Yep, David Johnson in the start of thefifth round. That's just Yucky. A lot of risk attached and personallyI don't think he has that much upside playing for the Texans. They're nota run first offense. Deshaun Watson likes to run it himself. I don'tthink he'll get that much receiving work because they still have Duke John Ansome whoplayed that role for the last season. So I'm deaf. I'm not afan at all of David Johnson and I think that's a bit, little bitearly from corporate. Yeah, the offense the like I'm playing in this weekand I'm probably going to lose, so I shouldn't bag out his side.But he actually had quite a few bad picks, but his team ended upgood overall. So I don't know how he's done that. Yeah, Idon't know. I think I think he's first, like four picks were allpretty good, but he picked. Yeah, just don't really know about his QB, trio. It's all pretty risky. And then he's gone. Yeah,I don't know, to be honest or not that that bad. ButYeah, David Johnson. And then what? Your second QB is going to bea combo of golf and Roethlisberger, like that's pretty risky. WHO's hisfirst? Kubi? Josh Allen. I don't even really write him that highly, but yeah, he might be bad. He might be bad. Yeah,I think just because of the running and how good he's team is willnot how good but how solid they are. Think they will be pretty consistent.I'll still have him. I still have him top ten. So Istart like I'm dogging him that. Yeah, yeah, I don't know, buthe's pretty good overalls. Nothing wrong with that. Next up we've gotnos noah. Best Pick I've Gone Daniel Jones. I was probably unusually highon him. I had him tied Qube six, but he got taken thepick before jared golf actually. So that kind of puts into complext Locke's pick. They had very big on Daniel Jones.

He's got three great receivers of forincluding every ing room, say Kue. Make that five. So he's justgot one of the best receiving calls in the NFL and natural progression.They're going to score a lot of points this year. I'm very keen onDaniel Jones. He runs it as well. So for him to slip down toround eight, given how early some of the Qubi's were going, Iwas very shocked at that and I quite quite frankly for being keen on him. But I've already got my two member that stage, so didn't bother.What about you? For me, I think his best pick was would gothrough the third round. Fourth pick of the third round, Josh Jacobs.I'm pretty high on Jacobs. He's my running back, eight or nine.I think eight. So I think he did quite well there and he didn'treally have any picks that were outstanding to me. Sorry, I was butyeah, but Jacobs is a good pick. It's got a solid team, though. Yeah, I'm be it. I agree with the worst pick.I feel bad for saying this because he kind of just did it for theme movies name, but it's got to be real brown Kowski. I'm gladhe didn't take him round one. I thought that was a genuine possibility andthat probably would have ruled his draft, but he took him around five,so he's not ruined his draft. But for me is the tight ends seventeen. So yeah, I was just does that basically just says it all really, but I had to do it for his names. Fair enough. Butwhat do you think about it? Yeah, exact same. It's clearly as worstpick but, as you said, he's named just team after him,so you have to get him and respect for doing stone. Did He haveanother tight end? Yeah, you got Darren Waller really early, so grand. But even his starter actually a bad pick because GROG has a lot ofupside. So he's not beench option. But the only thing it's round five. You could heard a lot of good he's got. He's taken war andgrunk too early for me to all. In the fourth round the tight endswere taken a bit early and yeah, qb. To be honest, I'mnot one that should be commenting on people fucking up their tight ends because I'veabsolutely shafted myself for that one. But who cares anyway? Next he hadpeaslee. Can Best Pick? I'm going Kenny gold a. He was mytied wide receiving night, so he's in my top ten and he shnagged himin round five, so I think that was pretty Kenny. Think he's goingto be great this year. What about you? This is. I thinkthat was probably his best pick as well, but I'll actually exactly where they shouldhave been. To be honest, I'm gonna go this is. Thisis probably yeah, you probably won't agree with this one, but I'm actuallygoing to know Cam Newton in the eighth round. He's my qb nine.He rised up my rankings late and Heasley got him a pretty good price,I'd say. You know, if I like his squad, he probably justlacks like that top round talent because, yeah, kick, we'll get toin a second, but he's got pretty good players by and I like hisside. Yeah, I canyon huge up side, so I like that pick. Next up, worst pick, deshaun Watson. We talked about before,but Deshaun Watson going pick fired in the first round. Not, I knowthat an auto pick and stuff like that, but come on, Peasley, notfooling anyone there, mate, not Jacks. I'm sure that something happened, but it's unfortunate if it wasn't his fault. But yeah, it's rubbish, really, isn't it? It's disgusting as he'll be still be good,though. It's just a matter of whether the absence of like a top tierrunning back or quarterback will affect well, Watson is a top tier running backquarterback, but you know what I mean. He doesn't have a top ten talentand he's side. Next we had walked the file. Best Pick.I'm going Mike Evans. Similar to all the other wide receivers, he's slippedpretty low. Middle of the fourth round here was my wide receiver eight.So I think that was a pretty good pick. What about you? Yeah, yeah, agreed. That was definitely his best pick. Like Evan,I don't know how we went that low. Yeah, the wide receivers were strangeand no offense to we'll see. There are a couple stinkers in there. I'm actually going for a bit of a pod here just to spice itup. Not just pick on the easy one. But Nick Chob I thinkhe'd picked him up in the middle of the second round, so I thinkhe didn't need to take him that early. And for me, I'm actually nottoo keen on Chub this year. He's my rb twenty, so I'mbasing that off. He averaged thirteen when...

...cream hunt joined the browns last year, so I'm a bit frightened by that. They've added Hooper, so they're probablygoing to be throwing it more than they're running it now. Well,not like just because of that, but they might, you know, throwit a couple times more than running but yeah, I don't know, I'mjust not too key on him. I know you're a bit more keen onhim because you think he's got touchdown upside this season, which he didn't lastyear. But do you think taking him in the middle of the seconds abad pick or do not mind? I don't think it's. I don't thinktaking that sort of tear of running back in the second round is a badpick, so I'm not going to fault him for it. I do thinkit was still running backs better than Chubb left, such as miles, sanderseckler and Jacobs spot. For me, his worst pick was Russell Wilson inthe first round, because, I mean, you know it's first round. Yeah, you, you would have said that, but first round pick isthe one that really you getting that talent that's going to win the League foryou or who you're trying to win the League for. You, Russell,would you you can do that. You experienced it last year, didn't you? Where your first ridden peer? It cost you the first half of theseason last last year. I got luckier with a few breakouts in the laterounds, but my first three rounds were just really explained. Who you picked? You picked Connor Juju. Yeah, Connor and Juju, and my firsttwo picks and you did well, though. You did really well. You madethe final, so it's not completely over from the sea. Yeah,might set him back a little bit now. Next, we got yourself your bestpick. I'm saying it's Robert Woods. I know we're both pretty keen onhim, more than the average population, but tied white the eleventh in myrankings and you snag him down. It's round six, middle of thesixth round, so I think that was a pretty good pick up, tobe honest. was kind of eyeing him off myself. But yeah, Yep. I mean say Colon's probably the best pick, but that wasn't really thatwasn't really a there was just an obvious choice. So it's probably Robert Woods. But I'm another one who I thought I got at an absolute steer wasmiles sanders at the end of the third round. I think everyone's sleeping onsanders is actually my running back six at the moment, so I was stuckto get him as well. He's running back six. That's a massive he'smy running back. He's tired. He's in that pack with Mixing Girl andGordon, but he easily has the most upside out of that bunch. Yeah, quite pibly, but enough and enough for me. You're worse pick.I actually didn't think out the single pick. For me it's just your balance.You know itself. You said we're talking about it before you picked whatseven running backs? Seven. Yeah, you didn't pick a tight until thelast round. So I don't think that's completely ruined your team, but that'sby fire your team's weakness. If you had to name one like, forexample, you took for running backs in the first four rounds and then youstill went and picked Taylor and acres and the eighth and night, which Idon't hate any of those picks. It's probably just bit of a strange teambalance and that caused you to have average picks down the line, such asyour tight end. And I can't lie, your QB Two's pretty risky, acombination of Joe Borrow or drew lock. But yeah, apart from that that, your picks will fine. It was just yet that was your balancefor me, and you heavily relied on rookies, which I think long term, over the season, I think that could be a great idea. Alot of value in picking rookies, but I think it might be tough inthe first month if they're not given as much action as you're expecting. Butwho? As we don't really know how the rookies will go. I shouldclose that, shouldn't I? All Right, next we've got quintos, but Ineed to nominate my d sorry, who got itself? As you said, I don't think any of them are bad values, but probably deandre swift. When I already had six running backs. I just got too tolly for himbecause he hadn't been picked up yet, so I probably shouldn't have picked himup. So I'll probably say yeah, to be honest, I think acresand swift you could have picked up later. I don't know if otherpeople would have picked him up much after you did, if you know whatI mean. But yeah, Nah, that's fine then. All right,last three, we've got quintos. Well, I just realize we kind of gaveup on the team names, didn't we? But after the friends?Yeah, Quinos. My Best Pick for Quinos was Derrick Henry. I don'treally know why he slipped so low.

Where did he go again? Whatpick to two point three, second round, third pick. Yeah, so Ireally like that one. As we're talking about before. If I wascurious, I would have gone Derrick Henry Overdalvin Cook. But yet in mostRass Derrick Henry would have been a top ten, if not a top five, pick. So I think he's done pretty well. They're just now givehim the thirteen pick of the draft. Yeah, yeah, what about you? Yep, I've just looked through all these pics and it's I think he'sonly good pick of the entire draft. was even. We'll see. They'vegot rogue teams, don't they? Yeah, especially Queen. Actually there was somequestionable pick ups from him. But yeah, Derrick Henry just slipped awaytoo low and he's done. He redeemed himself after his shocker first round pickby getting Henry in the second. Yeah, yeah, going through his team orworst picks, kind of tough. Best Pick. I think Evan itIngram's a pretty decent pick, but at that round it's probably fair value.Will Fools got a lot of outside but once again it's not that would valueat that round. I think Preston Williams last round. I think that's apretty decent im marke. I know myself. I was looking to get him inthe last round but he snagged inside to deal with John Brown, butI think he has a lot of upside after his decent rookie year. Worstpick? It's hard not to really choose our and rodgers, I guess,as we said, pick eight in the first round. It's pretty outrageous,but I'd also probably add Fournett in there. Not too keen on Fournet now thathe moved to Tampa. I didn't even have him in my rankings,like everyone from Tampa, the rams and Jacksonville. I think I just deletedthem. I was back. I was like a too confusing. There's enoughpeople out there to like, you know, take their place. I don't reallycare if I don't include them. Yeah, so you pick four netin the third round, pick twenty eight of the draft. I think that'spretty outrageous. Yeah, do you agree with that one? Yep, shocker, but clear worst pick was ore and Rodder's first round. He's got threetight ends as well and they're all pretty decent. So I'm not really sureI need it. I need to get one off him because you'd say you'llstart a groom. And Anyway, Fan got it in on actually on secondthoughts, Fan and got it below my tight ends. So really, therethey're, but my top thirteen. So in my language, is done verywell with these tight ends. There or are? Second last we got Curtis. CAN YOU FAM VP? He's from Jimmy G FM VP. Best Pickfor me is Michael Thomas. I actually think this could be the best pigin the whole draft. To be honest, I'll get around myself. I reckonthis or Julio Jones, because they're pretty much similar, but I'll sayMichael Thomas. I think he could have been a contender for pick to dependingon who you are, or maybe a top five pick. It's probably morerealistic occurtis, with the second pick of the second round. He's the clearwide receiver one. I don't think he'll be as dominant this year. Inmy projected scores I've got him averaging only one more than Julio, but myprojected or all like don't have that any and averaging heats and there will besome people. So yeah, I think that's a pretty outrageous pick from curtis. I think that's awesome from him. But do you agree with that one? I think that's a decent pick, but for me it's actually George Kiddellat the end of the third round. Off He he shouldn't be that farbelow Kelsey. In my opinion, Kelsey's. I definitely pick kelse over him,but that is very low for George Kittle, who will clearly be thetight end to so I think that's a still yeah, and I actually thinkthe top two tight ends this year. Normally there's like three or four,but this year I reckon it's to in the Div one and then below themthere's like a pack of seven who will all pretty similar. So to getone of those top two is pretty vital because all of a sudden you've gota advantage over more than half the competition. And then worst pick for Curtis,I've Gone Chris Carson. I'm not too low on him. I justthink he took him a bit early. He picked him up in the fourthround, pick thirty two of the draft, and he's my rb a teen,so I'll be eighteen going at pick thirty two. For me that doesn'treally add up. But yeah, yeah, I've just realized he's taken Carson overmixing, which to me is just stupid. But in terms of hisworst pick, I'm probably going to go Devinson. Don't have many bad ones. I yeah, none of them are shockers, but I'm going to godevin single arry. In the night round that they drafted Zach Moss and allthe reports are same. Moss will take all the receiving work on third downand some rushing work, so single terry...

...will just be getting, you know, fifteen carries on the ground, potentially not even the goal line work.So who he'll be average at best. I know he was showed promising signslast year as a rookie, but I don't think they would have drafted ZachMoss and spoken so highly about him if they didn't think that single Terry wasquestionable in terms of ability. I think it's probably a rogue one. ButI think Marl and Max also pretty average, just with the threat of Jonathan Taylor. A's like I did. It's a shot. was kind of pickfitzpatrick, but I know too is going to come in soon. Same dealwith Marlin Mac. You Know Jonathan Taylor is going to be the RV onewithin a month. Well, we think anyway. We're big on Jonathan Taylorin on the old on the ball podcast. So I think that's pretty average.I've only really noticed that till now. I'm going to lie. I didn'tsay that. Arey on, I think carry on, for that factis also pretty weird. But it was last round, so I'll called that. And I also think Christian Kerk's actually pretty good pick down around thirteen.Definitely Hopkins is coming, but I think he'll still be good. And digsmaybe a little bit too high. The fact that you got digs in roundten, Kirk and round thirteen not really coped them that, but I wouldprobably have the large discrepancy between them in Kirk favor. Right. Finally,Campbell, we've got what's his name? Jack, yeah, Jack Attack,Jack, Jack Attack Cam. It's based on the incredibles character, because that'swhat he is. AVATAR's best pick. I've Gone Michael Gallop. He snaggedhim in the eighth round. I know some people are low on him.I think you and Curtis are both low on him from memory, from thewide receivers Potty, but I've got him tired wide receiver thirteen. That's verythat's very high good. I think he's going to be pretty decent this yearagain. So yeah, for me round it's pretty good steal there. Whatabout you? It's between two. For me. When we were when wewere drafting, I said it that he got Chris Godwin the last pick ofthe third round at an absolute steal. I'm pretty high on Godwin, butobvious saying that he got DJ Chark with the last pick of the seventh round, and that is an absolute steel as well. Quite jealous about that.Not sure how I didn't draft him before he got that low. But youjust say was the third round. Yep, last pick of the third round.Probably takes the cake for me then, because he was my tired third wheredid you say? Chalk went last pick of the seventh round. Okay, so you went chalk, then Gallop. Yeah, I see that. SpeakingI didn't actually really realize this guy's existed. By actually think that Jacksonwill rookie. I wouldn't be surprised if he comes out does pretty well,just because just get the vibe. His name's like a lot vis Gaylor,yeah, Leubiscussionel, yeah, yeah, but once again I wasn't going topick any rookies. Worst pick I've Gone Derek car for me, he wasa qb twenty five and he's picked him up in the round nine round.So I'm not too hot on that one. And he's also he's starting quarterback orwell, we see what he super flexes, but he probably will superflex car. I don't think that's pretty great. I think that's one ofthe worst super flexes we've got in the league. So, yeah, doyou think that's the worst pick on it? I don't mind car. For meit's Tom Brady with the first big of the fourth Rounur's. I knowhe's the goat, but that is way too high for Tom Brady, who'sactually quite risky. Does have upside, but I wouldn't be taking in thefourth round. But it's far from that. Actually Irate Campbell's draft. I thinkhe's done quite well. Yeah, I think Kamara, pick eleven's notbad value. I think people are look unnecessarily low on him this season.Not really too sure what's wrong with it. I think something that pick s prettydecent as well. From Denver Connor, there's a lot of upside there.At pick fifty one also bit of a risk. So yeah, buthe mosted as well. He's another one who could come out and born.And I thought Hunter Henry actually I thought that was a steel down around eleven, given how early the other tight ends were going, because he's a oneof those guys. I've gotten too in that second bunch of tight ends andJack Doyle's pretty handy back up. So that's it for the draft. Prettyexcited, to be honest. Yeah, yeah, just, yeah, itwas. It's stressful the draft, but once everyone's got their teams locked init's a lot more fun. I'd say. I actually don't really find the draftthat fun. That's fun. This is a bit stressful, but it'sgood. Or right now, anything else you want to say about the draftleague or join a quickly preview the NFL first week. Now I can justget to the get to the previews a right. So we're not going todo any extensive preview or anything, but...

...basically we're just going to stay whatit gains. We're most excited forul actually first up, and now we'll dothat the end most exciting games. Well, what tickles your fancy this weekend?Well, I'm trying to not let my newly drafted team get in theway of this. Considered that to be honest. I've got my fire,but I'm the clear, the clear number one game is the saints bucketeers.Yeah, big to touch, I think. I think that. I think that'sglobally agreed upon. Not really much to say. That's my number oneand it's on TV, which is beautiful frontids. We get access to everygame. So thirty I am, but I'll probably be. I'll probably sitthe alarmed for them. Thirty. I thought it was seven hundred and twentyfive. I thought it was that. You know how there's like two gamesat twenty twenty five, six, six hundred and twenty five because they lightsavings hasn't come on it. That's actually very good point. That must besoon, though. Dad. Say. Yeah, it's October. Okay,yeah, that that's pretty early, especially when there's an air fund race finishingabout two am. So one obvious sleeping fellas. Yeah, that's my numberone. Easy buccaneer is basically a new team this year. New QB.Actually it's not that different, is it? U Qb, pretty new running backgroup, new tight end. So yeah, they they should be reallyexciting. They're good on both sides of the ball as well. They've gota pretty good defense, so it's just going to be fascinating to see itreally yeah, and it's a huge test for them. First up against thesaints, and I know it's only weak one, but I think this gamehas pretty big divisional consequences already. I think the series between the Bucks andsaints will pretty much decide who wins that division. I'm pretty big on thesaints. I think they will be super bowl contenders. Not so much thebucks, but I've heard people saying the bucks will make the super bowls orseem to a podcast the other day and some people were saying that. Andso I think if the saints went tomorrow, they've already got a leg up inthat division. So yeah, it's going to be pretty big game.Interesting to see how Brady goes in a different offense. Really that's going tobe the main question Markt who better to test yourself against one of the bestteams in your division? Well, the best team next second I've got thisis at the exact same time. So I was some ideal but I thinkit might be on the other channel. I've got the cardinals versus the fortynine. Is Not too many changes to either of these sides. Forty nineis basically go unchanged. The only change I can think of is like they'velost the forest buck and Matt Breeder, but that pretty much going to bethe same. And they drafted brandon are you but I'm not too sure ifhe's playing. And then the cardinals, they obviously traded for Deandre Hopkins,so they're going to be pretty exciting just because of that. And they draftedIsaiah Simmons, one of the most exciting draft prospects I've seen at linebacker position. So excited to see how he goes. And we were talking about it.The linebacker often lines up on the tight end, so he could seeSimmons v Kittle, which would be a very big test for someone on theirdebut. But if there's someone who could do it, it wouldn't be wouldn'tsurprise me if it was him. Excited for that one. Yeah, that'sdefinitely up there as well. Both teams are going to be very good thisseason. Expecting a lot of improvement from the cardinals, so we definitely interestingto save. Yeah, by the way, what are your picks for those twogames? I'll go I'll go original and say the saints and Forty niners. Can't really see the same too much chance of upsets occurring, but Ido think they they might, might be close ones. Yeah, I'll behonest. I think the saints will win pretty well, not comfortably, butI don't know. I think it's a big ask in the first game ofthe Bucks Brady relationship to beat the saints. And Yeah, I think the fortynights are still a lot better than the cardinals, despite their Hopkins PickUp. Next up I've got the browns versus Ravens. Once again, nottoo many changes to these two teams. Browns, they've added Austin Hooper,but that's a that's about all I can think of really. I know they'vesteadied up their own line, which should see better production from Baker Mayfield.And then the Ravens are basically the same team plus Kalai Campbell and, Iguess, JK Dobbins. But Um yeah, so pretty excited I for this one. BROWNS are expected to bounce back from underperforming year last year, andwho knows, this could I think this is one of the most exciting divisions. I'd say the AFC North we have thank the steelers. So yeah,I think who knows, the Browns, if they win, could really shakeup that division early, although the Ravens are being picked to when it prettycomfortably for in terms of the match,...

I hate to be boring, butI'm going to go the Ravens again. I just think this limited preseason stuffjust suits the teams who are good last year. So I hate to bea dog, but yeah, I'll go the ravens and hopefully Lamar Snag's abig point of but yeah, what, what are you back in the Ravens, and that one they should win. But I'M gonna go left field andlock in the Browns as my tip. Yeah, as a smoky, Iam expecting the browns to go being this year compared to what they did lastyear. So yeah, respect it. I'm also expecting a greedy Williams breakout as a top ten quarterback in the league. That's just a random callthere, but well, any other games excited for? This one has justbeen bolstered by the fantasy draft, but it was one of my ones beforeit as well, the cowboys rams. I just think it'll be a shootout, a quite a high scoring match. So I think they'll be a lotof deep balls being thrown by golf and Dak. Not Too much as reallychange necessarily from the two teams, but I just think could be a goodspectacle. Yeah, I don't know. It could be a shootout, butI don't know. I'm interested to see how it plays out. Both teams. They're not unknowns, but no one knows exactly how good they're going tobe. The Rams could bounce back be super bowl contenders, they could belike last year, go at nine and seven. Cowboys could come out samething, be super bowl contenders, or they could scrape into the playoffs.So it's going to be interesting to see how both teams look. I knowit's only week one, so we can't really expect too much, but you'llbe interesting to see how Dallas is offense, which is star started everywhere you look, how they go up against the most destructive defensive lineman in all ofNFL. So that is our and Donald, so we'll see how they go,and also jail and Ramsey up against Amari cooper, which would be prettyexciting. But yeah, definitely came for that one. If I had totip that or actually tended to tip the rams just because it's mark McCarthy's firstgame with the cowboys. I'm back in the Vin Ram's baby. Not Toosure they're going to do an offense. I guess golf should bounce back thisyear. Is Pretty bad last year, but I'll back them. I'll backtheir defense into put on the show. They were not as good as expectedlast year. So yeah, I don't know. It's probably going to bethe cowboys, isn't it? But who are you back in there? Yeah, I'M gonna I'm going to save the cowboys. Yeah, and then won'treally go into these Games because we've been talking for long enough. But someother games that a spice. He still is giants. They would just beinteresting, interesting to see how both offenses go. Really big test for thegiants against the steelers defense. But it will be interesting to see how bigBen goes in his return game. Dolphins Patriots just going to be interesting tosee how Patriots Post Tom Brady goes. Really Interested to see if Newton's great. Interested to see if their defense is good despite, you know, forblokes opting out. And then the dolphins a lot of new pieces added totheir side, so we'll see how they go. And then two other quickone seahawks falcons. Neither team is really seen to any changes apart from addinga running back to each of their running back groups. But yeah, we'llsee how they go. That's a pretty top holy match. Always has been. Has Been Flack the last five years. And then, to wrap us off, the packers Vikings. Yep, that's been similarly pretty good for thelast five years. So they'll continue that rivalry and we'll see how they gobecause I know the Vikings Vikings will probably Wolvedalvin plays. They'll probably try andrun it down their throat and then they've got big Preston Smith and Zadarius Smithto stop them. So they'll be a pretty good match up there. Butyeah, and also I guess you got Harrison Smith and the boys up againstdubant Adams and rodgers, so it's interesting. But yeah, that's pretty much allwe got for you today. It's been a bit of a sloppy one. We've done it at five o'clock on Thursday afternoon, so hopefully this isour only couple hours later, but I hope you've enjoyed it. We justwanted to do something because we were buzzing after our fantasy draft. Good luckto everyone on planet earth who's doing fantasy this year. made the fantasy godsbe with you, because I know a lot of it is just like reallybut yeah, thanks for joining me. Pilch no rose about pleasure and thanksfor listening. Enjoy the rest of your weekend or enjoy your weekend. Thankyous. COP and heat stroke.

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