Fantasy Football full-point PPR mock draft assessment: Biggest steals, reaches, value picks, regrets and more

NFL coaching camps are underway and which means numerous issues right here at CBS Sports with a type of being that we’ll be ramping up our mock drafts with the Fantasy Football Today workforce. In the approaching weeks you will be getting a number of mock drafts weekly of all totally different sorts of codecs together with full-point PPR, non-PPR, half-point PPR, Superflex and wage cap (previously often called public sale) drafts.

After each mock draft, FFT’s Jamey Eisenberg will likely be offering his traditional evaluation of the mock and as per traditional you do not need to miss that. Jamey’s evaluation contains your entire mock draft outcomes from the business individuals and more. For this week’s full-point PPR mock draft, you could find Jamey’s evaluation right here. Unfortunately, the timing wasn’t good — as Jamey famous — with the mock going down earlier than the information broke that Chris Godwin wouldn’t land on the PUP checklist to begin coaching camp and earlier than the Buccaneers signed Julio Jones.

Today, we’ll comply with up this mock and all these to come back with a mock draft survey. I’ll ballot a choose few individuals after every mock draft and get their ideas on the most important steals, reaches, value picks and more. I’ll additionally present my takeaways on how I carried out within the mock as I’ll take part in all of those. Without additional ado, let’s dive proper into this factor.

And keep in mind, if you happen to’re on the lookout for draft outcomes to match up with the mock, you can see them on the backside of this web page or by clicking the hyperlink above to Jamey’s evaluation.

Dan Schneier

1. Did you may have a format-specific technique getting in and how did it play out?

Yes, I did. As is the case with all full-point PPR drafts, I’m seeking to beat the remainder of the league on the race to receiving choices. I would like at the very least 4 of my first six picks — and more possible 5 of my first six to go to the huge receiver place with a type of possible being a good finish. While it is true you could find huge receiver expertise late, in full-point PPR leagues the difference-making league winners come on the huge receiver place so I’m aiming to present myself the most effective likelihood of discovering these. In this mock, I used to be capable of land Mark Andrews in Round 3, a hero RB with large receiving upside (Christian McCaffrey) and 4 huge receivers with my 4 different picks. It went precisely in response to plan and I used to be nonetheless capable of seize Joe Burrow as my beginning QB regardless of ready on the place for what felt like endlessly.

2. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a steal.

I’m not a purchaser on Travis Etienne this 12 months until after all you are speaking a few drop off from his present ADP and drafting him in a full-point PPR league. Both of these issues occurred on this mock when Frank Stampfl grabbed him later than he is been going at No. 58 general. With the information of James Robinson not touchdown on the PUP to begin camp, Etienne’s ADP is sure to take a slide, however on this vary I feel he may be an absolute steal given his large receiving upside for this format and new head coach Doug Pederson’s historical past involving his backs within the passing recreation.

3. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a attain.

In a full-point PPR league, it is robust for me to get on board with AJ Dillon at No. 57 general. He confirmed more receiving upside final 12 months than at any level throughout his collegiate profession, however there does not look like a serious upside to his goal share in 2022 and there have been too many receivers (and even pass-first backs like Etienne) nonetheless on the board for me to love this choose.

4. Name your favourite value choose out of your workforce.

I cherished getting Mark Andrews at No. 27 general on this mock. I’m a giant believer in grabbing the weekly tight finish benefit that comes from the elite group and to get one in Round 3 in a full-point PPR — particularly a participant coming off a large target-filled season on a workforce that misplaced its greatest receiver — is precisely the place I need to be.

5. Name the choose you remorse essentially the most.

It’s Clyde Edwards-Helaire. It’s all the time CEH. Having mentioned that, I do not suppose the value is terrible in Round 7 on an elite offense that has an opportunity to return to old-school Andy Reid methods (closely utilizing the operating again within the move recreation). At least that is what I’m telling myself.

Tera Roberts

1. Did you may have a format-specific technique getting in and how did it play out?

In a 3-WR PPR draft, I’m usually popping out of the primary 4 rounds with three receivers. Austin Ekeler is my general ranked RB2 so taking Ekeler on the 1.02 and receivers in rounds two via 4 was my precise plan.

2. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a steal.

Damien Harris in spherical eight to Dave was a incredible value. It’s robust to think about one other 15-touchdown season and New England committees are irritating however at this value, Harris is properly definitely worth the choose.

3. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a attain.

Allen Lazard within the sixth spherical was too early for my style. I like Lazard as a strong flooring possibility and suppose he’ll be a robust redzone presence. However, the upside is proscribed because the Packers will possible unfold the ball evenly throughout your entire receiving corps and operating backs.

4. Name your favourite value choose out of your workforce.

Nico Collins is my favourite value choose of the draft because the Texans WR2. Davis Mills had a robust end to the 2021 season and he can function as a mid-to-high-end QB2, there will likely be sufficient quantity to help Collins as a possible flex possibility.

5. Name the choose you remorse essentially the most.

In hindsight, I might’ve picked Michael Pittman over DJ Moore. Moore has been a WR2 for 3 years with horrible quarterback play and Baker Mayfield is an improve. This might be the 12 months Moore breaks into WR1 territory. But I can admit, it was a bullish choose on the flip.

Jamie Eisenberg

1. Did you may have a format-specific technique getting in and how did it play out?

I meant to go WR-WR from the No. 12 spot, however that plan modified when Ja’Marr Chase did not fall to the final choose in Round 1. Instead, I went with Stefon Diggs and D’Andre Swift, who ought to have an enormous season this 12 months if he can keep wholesome .

2. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a steal.

Tony Pollard in Round 7. He went one spot in entrance of me, and I used to be upset about that. I needed a 3rd operating again with upside, and Pollard would have been good. I settled for Chase Edmonds, which is not dangerous, however he does not have Pollard’s upside if he ever will get the prospect to begin in Dallas.

3. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a attain.

Elijah Moore in Round 6. Moore went forward of men I like higher like Drake London, Allen Lazard and DeAndre Hopkins, and I’m fearful about Moore constructing off his high quality rookie season if Garrett Wilson and Corey Davis are wholesome.

4. Name your favourite value choose out of your workforce.

Zach Ertz in Round 10. Ertz has the prospect for an amazing begin with Hopkins going through a six-game suspension, however Ertz ought to stay a significant weapon all 12 months. I like him simply behind Dallas Goedert and TJ Hockenson, and I received Ertz three rounds after Goedert and two rounds after Hockenson.

5. Name the choose you remorse essentially the most.

I do not remorse any of those picks, however a unique route I might have gone was drafting Davante Adams over Swift in Round 2. Had I executed that, I may need drafted Breece Hall in Round 4 as a substitute of Brandin Cooks or caught with Cooks and stacked my receiving corps even more.

Adam Aizer

1. Did you may have a format-specific technique getting in and how did it play out?

I needed to be robust at huge receiver, and boy did I fail on that one! I made a decision to pivot to the most effective participant accessible simply to see how it might play out. Consequently, I ended up robust at quarterback (Josh Allen) and at operating again however actually weak at huge receiver. I didn’t like the way in which the workforce turned out.

2. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a steal.

Antonio Gibson, JK Dobbins, AJ Dillon and Josh Jacobs all went in Round 5. There are considerations about all of them, however Round 5 is nice value for these guys. Any of them might end within the Top 12.

3. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a attain.

Jaylen Waddle at thirty fifth general forward of Diontae Johnson, Terry McLaurin, Brandin Cooks and more receivers which might be a lot more more likely to be the #1 huge receiver on their respective groups. I like Waddle however I’ve a tough time seeing him being a league winner with Tyreek Hill on the town.

4. Name your favourite value choose out of your workforce.

I’ve discovered myself liking Kareem Hunt more and more, and I drafted him in Round 7 on this league. I count on the Browns to be very run-heavy as traditional and Hunt was a Fantasy star final season earlier than his damage. He’ll even have sufficient catches to be related in any format.

5. Name one choose you remorse essentially the most out of your workforce.

It’s onerous to say I remorse Leonard Fournette in Round 2 as a result of I feel he is usually a Fantasy stud once more, but when I had taken Keenan Allen there I might have a a lot more balanced workforce with out an apparent weak spot. As it stands now, I’m clearly weak at huge receiver. Unfortunately, we will not play this league out so I will not be capable to actually take a look at the “greatest participant accessible” concept. It’s attainable I might add huge receivers all through the season or the younger huge receivers I drafted may have breakout years and this workforce will likely be nice. But on paper, it might look a lot better with Allen as a substitute of Fournette.

Dave Richard

1. Did you may have a format-specific technique getting in and how did it play out?

I actually needed to take two WRs on the 2/3 flip. I did not count on Nick Chubb to fall to twenty fourth general, and I did not count on the highest tier of elite wideouts to be virtually gone. That’s why I took Chubb and the best-available receiver in AJ Brown.

2. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a steal.

Najee Harris at eleventh general. Potential top-5 Fantasy operating again practically falling out of Round 1. Amazing.

3. Name one choose from one other workforce you thought was a attain.

Elijah Moore in Round 6. I like the expertise, hate the crowded offense and scared to items over the quarterback.

4. Name your favourite value choose out of your workforce.

Elijah Mitchell in Round 6. The historical past of operating backs with the 49ers does not bode properly, nor does Mitchell’s well being contemplating what he went via final season, however I received the beginning rusher for Kyle Shanahan’s 49ers with the final choose of Round 6. That’s good value.

5. Name the choose you remorse essentially the most.

While a wonderful value, the Damien Harris choose on the finish of Round 8 was overkill. I want there was a receiver on the board I appreciated, however the closest one was Tim Patrick, and it felt too quickly and not pretty much as good of a value for him at that time.

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