By Pasha Hashemzadeh
fantasyhaus conducted a mock draft for the first two rounds of a 10 team, 0.5 PPR, flex league. Check out the results!
1. Antonio Brown – Best WR on potent offense. Should see even more targets with Bryant suspended for the year.
2. David Johnson – Complete 3-down workhorse with ideal size and speed in one of the league’s best offenses.
3. Le’Veon Bell – Coming off a gruesome MCL/PCL injury, should be fully healthy come draft day.
4. Julio Jones – Highest YPG in NFL history. Guy’s a PPR machine and the entire ATL passing game.
5. Odell Beckham – Generational talent similar to AB; surefire WR1.
6. Todd Gurley – Arguably best RB talent in NFL, though lacks in passing game and on bad O.
7. Ezekiel Elliott – All-purpose back who excels in pass protection and should be thrown into the fire early on behind the league’s best o-line.
8. Rob Gronkowski – The best TE by miles. If you have Gronk, you have a weekly advantage. TD machine.
9. DeAndre Hopkins – Elite talent that produced with Brian Hoyer under center last year. Upgrade at QB with Osweiler and WR Will Fuller opposite him to take some pressure off.
10. Allen Robinson – YPC beast, leads a solid WR corps for an up and coming Jaguars offense. Freak athlete with the ability to post career numbers this year.
11. A.J. Green – His talent is well known and his body of work speaks for itself. Sanu and Marvin Jones out of town along with Eifert hurt should lead to big targets.
12. Lamar Miller – Bill O’Brien loves the ground and pound game. Miller’s talents should finally be put on display as he enters a workhorse role.
13. Alshon Jeffery – When he is on the field, one could argue he’s the best WR in the league. Injuries have plagued him throughout his career, but currently 100% healthy.
14. Dez Bryant – An established running game and a healthy Romo should help avoid double teams on Dez. Remarkable talent when his head is in the game.
15. Mark Ingram – Was fantasy’s RB3 in PPR last year before going down. Clear grasp on the starting gig and the Saints look to have a more balanced attack this year.
16. Devonta Freeman – Subpar talent that excelled behind an elite o-line last year. Should produce, though not nearly at the rate he was last year. Tevin Coleman in the rearview mirror.
17. Matt Forte – Many will write him off but Ivory is out of town and Bilal Powell is the depth behind him. He’ll be heavily involved in the passing game and could see 75+ catches this year.
18. Adrian Peterson – Not an ideal PPR back as he is rarely involved in the passing game, though nonetheless he is AD and will get his.
19. Keenan Allen – On astronomical pace last year prior to getting hurt; could lead league in catches this year.
20. Jamaal Charles – Recovering from a second ACL tear, though still young and a generational talent on an offense that will be run-heavy.