League 1: ESPN, 10 team, 7th draft position
7 D. Brees, 14 J. Graham, 27 S. Jackson, 34 J. Nelson, 47 A. Bradshaw, 54 P. Harvin, 67 S. Greene, 74 P. Garcon, 87 D. Martin, 94 D. Brown, 107 B. Pettigrew, 114 R. Wayne, 127 M. Williams (TB), 134 D. Akers, 147 Packers, 154 M. Cassel
League 2: Yahoo!, 10 teams, 9th draft position
9 C. Johnson (RB), 12 M Stafford, 29 M. Turner, 32 W. Welker, 49 P. Harvin, 52 B. Green-Ellis, 69 R. Wayne, 72 P. Garcon, 89 S. Greene, 92 P. Hillis, 109 B. Pettigrew, 112 T. Young, 129 NYJ, 132 D. Bailey, 149 J. Cook
Some quick observations:
- For many years I always took a top flight QB early and had success. Last year I changed that up a little and paid the price. This year I have gone back to the QB formula with Brees and Stafford, so far.
- There are five of the same players on both teams: Harvin, Greene, Pettigrew, Wayne and Garcon. I liked Greene going into last year and was disappointed, but I think there's still value in him as a later round pick. Wayne is really the only player who had drastically different draft positions (69/114), which I believe was really just driven by the flow of the draft and other players available at the time.
- I'll sometimes go a little early (rds. 10-12) on a K or Def if there isn't anyone else I'm super excited about and feel there's strong upside. However, in both of these drafts there was a relatively early run on both, so I just waited until the end to scoop them up.