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Fantasy Football Expert Mock Draft

By Chris Liss
RotoWire Managing Editor

The RotoWire Magazine Mock Draft took place Tuesday, April 28, just two days after the NFL Draft. It was a 12-team draft with 15 rounds, standard parameters and standard scoring: (QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, 1 D) and (3/6 TDs, 20/10 yards).

(Thanks to the Mockdraftcentral.com for the use of its excellent draft software).

We'll feature periodic mock drafts each week this preseason, but here are the results of our first draft of the season:

Rd Team 1

Herbie Teope
Metro Sports

Team 2

Bill Barnwell
FootballOutsiders.com

Team 3

Dalton Del Don
RotoWire

Team 4

Eric Karabell
ESPN.com

Team 5

Jeff Erickson
RotoWire

Team 6

Chris Liss
RotoWire

1 -> Matt Forte Adrian Peterson Maurice Jones-Drew Michael Turner Larry Fitzgerald Brian Westbrook
2 v Roddy White Reggie Wayne Kevin Smith Steve Smith Ryan Grant Pierre Thomas
3 -> Drew Brees Marques Colston Dwayne Bowe Peyton Manning Joseph Addai Greg Jennings
4 v Larry Johnson Knowshon Moreno Chad Johnson Marshawn Lynch Vincent Jackson Braylon Edwards
5 -> Lee Evans Aaron Rodgers Chris Wells Kevin Walter DeSean Jackson Jonathan Stewart
6 v Tony Gonzalez Antonio Gates Santana Moss Steve Breaston Shonn Greene Reggie Bush
7 -> Bernard Berrian Devin Hester Matt Schaub Dallas Clark Cedric Benson Plaxico Burress
8 v Willis McGahee Jerious Norwood Donald Brown Le'Ron McClain Owen Daniels Matt Ryan
9 -> Fred Jackson Leon Washington Jay Cutler Donald Driver Ben Roethlisberger Michael Crabtree
10 v Ted Ginn Jr. Deion Branch John Carlson Kevin Curtis Michael Jenkins Matt Cassel
11 -> Matt Hasselbeck Jason Campbell Michael Bush Earnest Graham Jake Delhomme Dustin Keller
12 v Jamaal Charles New York Giants Chris Chambers Fred Taylor Correll Buckhalter Steve Smith
13 -> Limas Sweed Marc Bulger Mark Bradley Pittsburgh Steelers Davone Bess Jeremy Shockey
14 v Chicago Bears Stephen Gostkowski Tennessee Titans Joe Flacco Dallas Cowboys San Diego Chargers
15 -> Rob Bironas Brian Robiskie Jason Elam Mason Crosby David Akers Nate Kaeding
 
Rd Team 7

Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports

Team 8

Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports

Team 9

Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports

Team 10

Mike Doria
RotoWire

Team 11

Geoffrey Stein
MockDraftCentral.com

Team 12

Michael Fabiano
NFL.com

1 -> LaDainian Tomlinson Frank Gore DeAngelo Williams Steven Jackson Chris Johnson Marion Barber
2 <- Clinton Portis Calvin Johnson Randy Moss Brandon Jacobs Andre Johnson Steve Slaton
3 -> Anquan Boldin Tom Brady T.J Houshmandzadeh Terrell Owens Thomas Jones Wes Welker
4 <- Ronnie Brown Antonio Bryant Derrick Ward Anthony Gonzalez Brandon Marshall Roy Williams
5 -> Santonio Holmes Darren McFadden Kurt Warner Donovan McNabb Philip Rivers Tony Romo
6 <- Lance Moore Felix Jones Jason Witten Torry Holt Laveranues Coles Eddie Royal
7 -> Willie Parker Hines Ward LeSean McCoy Kellen Winslow LenDale White Chris Cooley
8 <- Jerricho Cotchery Greg Olsen Derrick Mason Rashard Mendenhall Donnie Avery Jamal Lewis
9 -> Eli Manning Darren Sproles Tim Hightower Jeremy Maclin Julius Jones Sammy Morris
10 <- Mark Clayton Percy Harvin Ahmad Bradshaw Laurence Maroney Carson Palmer Domenik Hixon
11 -> Ricky Williams Kyle Orton Baltimore Ravens Joey Galloway Zach Miller Trent Edwards
12 <- Tony Scheffler Isaac Bruce Justin Gage David Garrard Hakeem Nicks Tashard Choice
13 -> Minnesota Vikings Philadelphia Eagles Chester Taylor New England Patriots Jerome Harrison New York Jets
14 <- Bo Scaife Justin Fargas Juaquin Iglesias Kenny Britt Green Bay Packers Nate Washington
15 ->
Robbie Gould
Neil Rackers
Jeff Reed
Adam Vinatieri
Nick Folk
Garrett Hartley

Here's how those who drafted felt about the teams:

Reach of the Draft: (Votes)

Plaxico Burress (2)
Anthony Gonzalez
Jay Cutler
Ryan Grant
Pierre Thomas
Joseph Addai
Derrick Ward
Devin Hester
Donovan McNabb
Torry Holt
Thomas Jones

Steal of the Draft

Tom Brady (2)
Carson Palmer (2)
Kurt Warner
Steven Jackson
Ronnie Brown
Matt Schaub
Willie Parker
Cedric Benson
Matt Ryan
Reggie Bush

Votes for best team
Total Votes (Can't pick self)

Barnwell 21
Liss 15
Fabiano 14
Del Don 12
Stein 11
Doria 9
Behrens 9
Pianowski 6
Karabell 6
Evans 4
Erickson 1
Teope 0

 

Article first appeared 07/06/09