Fantasy Football Mock Draft Per Day (8/6/13): 16 Teams, No. 11 Pick, PPR Scoring
Last preseason, we conducted one fantasy football mock draft per day using a mock draft simulator powered by FantasyPros.
Having begun our 2013 series of drafts on June 1st, we will continue to post our draft results and comments up until the start of the 2013 season on September 5th.
We will track all of the mocks here on this centralized page.
Like last year, I will vary the size of the league, the scoring format and draft slot and then post the results of my team with comments.
For today's mock, it is a 16-team point-per-reception (PPR) mock and I had the No. 11 pick. The league starts one quarterback, two running backs, two wide receivers, one tight end, one flex, one kicker and one team defense.
Here are my picks:
- 1.11 - Matt Forte, RB, Chicago Bears: NFL Network's Bucky Brooks recently wrote that 1,000 rushing yards and 100 receptions might be possible for Forte in Marc Trestman's offense.
- 2:06 - Roddy White, WR, Atlanta Falcons: One of the league's most consistent and durable wide receivers, White has never missed an NFL game and has averaged 102/1,345/8 over the past three seasons.
- 3.11 - Stevan Ridley, RB, New England Patriots: Even if he's better in standard-scoring formats, Ridley should get another heavy workload in 2013 with the uncertainty surrounding the Patriots' pass catchers.
- 4:06 - Eric Decker, WR, Denver Broncos: Decker broke out last year with 85 receptions for 1,064 yards and 13 touchdowns, but the addition of Wes Welker should mean fewer targets in 2013.
- 5.11 - Le'Veon Bell, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Although he led college football in carries last season, Bell, described as a "three-down back" by Todd Haley, also had more than 30 receptions in each of the past two years.
- 6:06 - Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins: Like Adrian Peterson, Griffin III has had a remarkable, "superhuman" recovery from a torn ACL and will be under center Week 1.
- 7.11 - Andre Brown, RB, New York Giants: Even though I expect David Wilson to be more productive, Brown is a better value at pick 7.11.
- 8:06 - BenJarvus Green-Ellis, RB, Cincinnati Bengals: Like with Brown and Wilson, I prefer Giovani Bernard over The Law Firm, but he is a solid value as my RB5 in this format.
- 9.11 - Ryan Broyles, WR, Detroit Lions: Suffering two ACL tears in the past two years, Broyles has had an amazing road to recovery as he avoided the PUP list to start camp.
- 10:06 - Jermaine Gresham, TE, Cincinnati Bengals: In most drafts this year, I will either target Jimmy Graham early (preferably Round 2) or a tight end late as I did here with the 150th overall pick.
- 11.11 - Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens: Flacco has been money in the postseason, but he has never thrown for 4,000 yards or more than 25 touchdowns in any season.
- 12:06 - Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears: Provided he stays healthy for a full season, Jeffery has the potential to be a bargain here.
- 13.11 - Stepfan Taylor, RB, Arizona Cardinals: With Rashard Mendenhall and Ryan Williams battling injuries early, it's possible that Taylor ends up as the team's most productive back.
- 14:06 - Arizona Cardinals D/ST
- 15.11 - Mason Crosby, K, Green Bay Packers
- For all picks in the mock draft, click here.
Tomorrow I will do a 20-team, standard-scoring mock with the No. 8 pick .