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PostSubject: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:25 am

As the Minor League folks prepare for their upcoming draft, thought it would be fun to review the original draft when the league formed 5 years ago -

http://www57.myfantasyleague.com/2012/options?L=77011&O=03&TYPE=AUCTION_WON&FRANCHISE=0000&DAYS=3000

Interesting to see how positions were valued.  Looks like Rob's strategy of blowing his entire wad on a handful of players explains why he's perennially mired in pink.

Should also be good for a few laughs.  

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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:26 am

Am I reading this correctly that the first two completed auctions were for PKs and that Alex Henery went for $14?

Anyway, I'll keep my mouth shut outside of this because if anyone ever goes and drags up one of my drafts from five years ago, I am some of the "bad" decisions from this draft will still look great compared to decisions I made.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:33 am

Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
As the Minor League folks prepare for their upcoming draft, thought it would be fun to review the original draft when the league formed 5 years ago -

http://www57.myfantasyleague.com/2012/options?L=77011&O=03&TYPE=AUCTION_WON&FRANCHISE=0000&DAYS=3000

Interesting to see how positions were valued.  Looks like Rob's strategy of blowing his entire wad on a handful of players explains why he's perennially mired in pink.

Should also be good for a few laughs.  

lol3

Thanks for this. It may as well be a lifetime ago for fantasy football but it's still interesting to see.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:38 am

Charm City Justice wrote:
Am I reading this correctly that the first two completed auctions were for PKs and that Alex Henery went for $14?

Jon is the one who is the most well versed on the value of kickers.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:48 am

DMC- $70
Julio- $90
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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:48 am

Hah what idiot went into the season with DMC as their lead back?!


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:13 am

Really shows how short the life expectancy is of top guys with the high bids some guys received just 5 years ago. Many either aren't in the league anymore or are pretty much irrelevant.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:14 am

Trent Richardson - $148.00 /$95.00

Oof.

There's some fun ones on there.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:44 am

Ah yes. My brilliant strategy of building around Aaron Hernandez and RG3


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:02 am

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Ah yes. My brilliant strategy of building around Aaron Hernandez and RG3

Maybe not the best opening strategy, but overall I think things have worked out alright for you.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:05 am

Looking forward to looking this over later. Can't wait to make my own poor life choices next month.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:13 am

Managing to trade Kenny Britt for Dez Bryant saved my franchise Laughing


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:18 am

I like to look at my first acquisition of Luke Kuechly for $44 and then close the tab feeling like a success without burdening myself with what followed.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:14 pm

Gotta take the little wins Andy.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:23 pm

My big regret was winning Schuab as my QB3 for the fact that I was really trying to drive the cost up and got stuck. I remember thinking that I was going to go for Tannehill or Bradford....Oh well.

Other than Megatrons retirement my core of drafted guys is still strong considering its been 5 years -

A Rodgers
E Berry
D Martin
P Posluszny
M Barron
L Miller





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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:13 pm

Never would have guessed that Dave would still have so many members of his original auction. Even retired members. Once you're a Bomber, you're a bomber for life!

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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:21 pm

I cannot even believe how bad my initial auction was. Every risk I took ended up being absolute hot garbage. I was really lucky I was able to trade my way to a decent team.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:40 pm

Bobby Wagner for $8? I rock!

Jake Locker for $36? I suck!

Christ, it's a scary list when you just look at your own auction.

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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:13 pm

England Dragons wrote:
Bobby Wagner for $8? I rock!

Jake Locker for $36? I suck!

Christ, it's a scary list when you just look at your own auction.

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And Lamar Miller for $4, heck I'm stocking up at that price.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:40 pm

I am most worried about when and how much I should spend on IDP players. Scares me.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:37 pm

Definitely not necessarily to review this. Nothing good will come of it.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:43 pm

Minnesota Eternals wrote:
I like to look at my first acquisition of Luke Kuechly for $44 and then close the tab feeling like a success without burdening myself with what followed.
ROTFLMAO


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:53 am

The golden rule of auctions.....



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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:06 pm

Wow what was I thinking during that draft? I'll gladly never look at that again.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:34 am

Arian Foster
San Francisco Golddiggers $127
Las Vegas Degenerates  $184

surprised


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:02 am

Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
Arian Foster
San Francisco Golddiggers $127
Las Vegas Degenerates  $184

surprised

Foster had a couple of decent years after 2012, IIRC.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:31 am

Latvia Unicorns wrote:
Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
Arian Foster
San Francisco Golddiggers $127
Las Vegas Degenerates  $184

surprised

Foster had a couple of decent years after 2012, IIRC.

Just highlighting the cost differential between the two conferences.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:39 am

Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
Latvia Unicorns wrote:
Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
Arian Foster
San Francisco Golddiggers $127
Las Vegas Degenerates  $184

surprised

Foster had a couple of decent years after 2012, IIRC.

Just highlighting the cost differential between the two conferences.

Gotcha. All it takes is 2 people willing to go the distance.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:01 am

thanks for sharing, this is extremely helpful


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:35 pm

I sucked. I cringe at what I did all those years ago and thank the fantasy gods I have more patience. I was totally used to 12 and 18 hour auctions. I was surprised my team made the playoffs in year one with the poor group I put on the field.

A positive. I totally killed the RW redraft. Gosh if if had that team right now it would have been the best one if I ever created. Looking forward to the same success in the minors.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:24 pm

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Looking forward to the same success in the minors.

We'll be watching.



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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:20 pm

Watch away. July can't come soon enough.


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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:48 am

I sense a pattern here -



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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:35 am

Rocky Mountain Oysters wrote:
I sense a pattern here -

Yikes Sty! That's a lot of Buccs!




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PostSubject: Re: Original Auction Draft from 2012   Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:45 am

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Watch away. July can't come soon enough.

Agreed


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