This is our look at what the early rounds of a 10 team, two QB, IDP rookie draft would look like. The QB position went early and often in the 1st round. If you’re reading this, then there’s a good chance you understand the value of QBs in this style of league. If your startup draft left you weak at QB, then you’re scrambling to get one in the rookie draft. This draft class is so deep it’s mind blowing at how much talent is available in these 10 team leagues. I would like to thank our mockers for taking the time to make this happen.
@sportstrucker 1.01 Dalvin Cook, RB FSU
Best all-purpose RB in the draft, runs with power, can avoid the tackler also catches the ball like a WR so dual threat maybe something close to David Johnson if we’re lucky
@coachkernzy 1.02 Leonard Fournette, RB LSU
Has the size, speed and running style profile not seen since maybe Adrian Peterson. Could be a major contributor right away and many years to come.
@DFF_JamesH 1.03 Mike Williams, WR Clemson
Huge guy with great speed who has just spent 3 years being coached by Dabo Swinney. He is going to terrify many NFL secondaries.
@DFF_JohnIDP 1.04 Corey Davis, WR Western Michigan
Can’t pass an elite WR talent at this spot. Even in two QB, this is a must grab for me.
@nateclever8 1.05 DeShone Kizer, QB, ND
I wanted this pick cause I knew the 4 to go ahead of me I wanted to see how I would handle this cause a lot of my leagues are 2 QB leagues and getting QBs is difficult. So I wanted to have to make a tough decision on which QB am I willing to hitch my wagon to. I had to decide which player I would start my brand new franchise with and whether or not he gets picked by a team that will allow him to learn and play will really determine if he can work out at the NFL level. This guy showed me so much against Texas that I was sold and after rethinking it I’m sticking with it. I think he can be a superstar given the chance. That’s the biggest question – will a team allow him the time to become what I think he can be?
@allpurposeyrd8g 1.06 Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson
Having a QB that has proven he can win at the highest level against the best competition makes me feel good taking him here. His ability to move in the pocket and make difficult throws should help him overcome some struggles he may face transitioning to the NFL.
@kered_eel 1.07 Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma
I’m not a Trubisky guy at all, so not going to force QB here even in 2 QB. Mixon’s off-field scares me, and if he goes undrafted, this is too early to take him. But for now, I’ll assume he gets drafted, and the talent is too good to pass up.
@josh444444 1.08 Pat Mahomes, QB Texas Tech
I got sniped here. Mixon was my pick as he is the end of tier one for me (assuming he gets drafted day one or two). Mahomes is the best QB on my board. He has the prototypical size and a cannon for an arm. I like the way he anticipates windows and will throw his WRs open. Needs to work on his pocket presence a bit but I love the upside he presents.
@fulst_rosto 1.09 D’Onta Foreman, RB Texas
With the expected mini QB run, this has left me the nation’s leading rusher in the Longhorns Junior D’Onta Foreman on the board. At 6’1″ and 249 lbs, D’Onta is a physical runner who gets to the hole quickly between the tackles. Not a prolific pass catcher who will need to improve his blocking skills could keep him in a 2 down role early in his career.
@fatadamschefter 1.10 Mitch Trubisky, QB, N. Carolina
I am a Mitch guy, and he hands down has the best chance to become the best QB in this class. He can be a better version of Matt Stafford. He has all of the intangibles of a Pro Bowl QB. If he can do better under pressure, then I think he will be a hell of a steal, here at the last pick in the first round of a two QB league draft. Thanks all.
@sportstrucker 2.01 Juju Smith -Schuster USC
Although I felt no QB was worth a 1st or 2nd round pick in this draft, I figured I should get one in a 2QB league here, but my top two were gone. Getting the 3rd best WR here was a boon. A 6’2″ 220lbs WR who has shown the ability to get separation and catch the ball. As a former safety, he knows how and loves to fight for the ball and get those yards after the catch. He’s willing to run through tacklers. Also a willing run blocker couldn’t go wrong with this pick in the 2nd round
@coachkernzy 2.02 Rueben Foster, LB, Bama
This is an IDP draft, right? I’ll take Foster as the first defender off the board. He will wreak havoc immediately for whoever takes him.
@DFF_JamesH 2.03 Christian McCaffrey, RB, Stanford
McCaffrey could be one of the best dual-threat RB’s in this draft. I’m more than happy using a 2nd round pick to take him and will wait on taking a QB.
@DFF_JohnIDP 2.04 O.J. Howard TE Alabama
Elite player. The guy is the complete package. Gets down and dirty blocking and up the seam receiving. Will be a weapon.
@nateclever8 2.05 Myles Garrett, WAR DADDY, Texas A&M
What can be said that hasn’t already? The guy will be crushing QBs for a long time. Feel so bad he’s probably going to Browns. Hopefully, in 2-3 years my Cowboys can make a trade to get him out of Cleveland.
@allpurposeyrd8g 2.06 John Ross, WR, Washington
@kered_eel 2.07 Jamal Adams, S, LSU
My favorite safety. Versatile and should play in the box enough to be a tackling machine for IDP
@josh444444 2.08 David Njuko, TE, Miami
There is a lot of RB and WR talent left. Njuko is the end of tier one for TEs for me. Very explosive, long athlete. Very good at high pointing the ball and will win most 50-50 balls with his size and athleticism. If I can get WR numbers from the TE position, sign me up. He can’t block, but I am not in any leagues where you get fantasy points for blocking.
@fulst_rosto 2.09 Zach Cunningham LB Vanderbilt
Zach has great potential to be a 3-down linebacker in the NFL. After bulking up during his time in college, the Commodores’ Junior has retained his athleticism and is strong both against the run and can drop into pass coverage too.
@fatadamschefter 2.10 Kareem Hunt, RB, Toledo
Can this turn into a real fantasy league, Pretty please?! A DE in the 2nd round?!? Only if his name is J.J.! I’ll take another last pick steal in Hunt, a 3-down RB with a great no fumble percentage. He can do it all and he showed that in the Senior Bowl.
@sportstrucker 3.01 Alvin Kamara, RB Tennessee
A fantasy football 1st round rookie pick and possible 1st round NFL pick an explosive runner, and exceptional receiver couldn’t pass in the 3rd round
@coachkernzy 3.02 Samaje Perine, RB, Oklahoma
Runs with extreme violence and will be one of the strongest prospects to ever come out at RB. He’s a real thumper.
@DFF_JamesH 3.03 Dede Westbrook WR, Oklahoma
Highly talented with size and speed. Possibly being underrated from off-field issues in the past. Should have a big impact in the NFL though.
@DFF_JohnIDP 3.04 Hasson Reddick LB, Temple
With the top QBs gone and my top tier at WR and RB taken, I’m going LB. This kid has been moving up my board. He can bring a lot of good to a team. Coverage looked good and added to his tackling he must be drafted in the 1st round in the NFL.
@nateclever8 3.05 Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee
I just can’t pass up getting the 2 best pass rushers coming out in 2017. It will force me to load up on flyer offensive picks in deeper rookie drafts, but there are some guys that I really like later. No way you can let Barnett fall to round 3 I don’t care what setup you have. He’s a top 5-10 pick in the NFL draft. Look out QBs here they come best DE rookie combo bending it like Beckham and not OBJ! Not to mention this guy loves to stop the run. WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER
@allpurposeyrd8g 3.06 Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida
@kered_eel 3.07 Kendell Beckwith, LB, LSU
Most likely a two-down thumper. He’s a sure-handed tackler, who should be productive in the IDP world
@josh444444 3.08 Zay Jones, WR, East Carolina
Good athlete with above average burst. Runs good routes and has excellent hands. Should be a solid NFL WR.
@fulst_rosto 3.09 Malachi Dupre, WR, LSU
A slight statistical regression in ’16 for the Tigers’ Junior should not be a cause for concern with playing in LSU’s run first offense. At 6’4″ with a background in field athletics, Dupre high points the ball well but has concentration issues on easy balls. Hopefully drafted to a pass-happy offense enabling him to flourish.
@fatadamschefter 3.10 Budda Baker, S, Washington
Just let this dude roam, and he will light up the stat sheet. A safety with a linebacker mind. If he can stay healthy, we might have another Bob Sanders here.
@sportstrucker 4.01 Carlos Henderson, WR Louisiana Tech
A little Chaney got me to watch some film on this kid and at first I thought Landry then saw his size more like a TY Hilton big play after big play plus the return yards.
@coachkernzy 4.02 Cooper Kupp, WR, Eastern Washington
Very polished for a WR out of a small school, extremely smart and excellent route runner. Also has great bloodlines. If he shows well at the combine, he will shoot up draft boards.
@DFF_JamesH 4.03 Brad Kaaya, QB, Miami
Definitely a bit of a reach, but in a 2QB league, it’s probably best to get one at some stage! I love Kaaya’s attitude to football; he is going to work hard and push himself in the NFL. Combined with his talent, he could be a good player in the league.
@DFF_JohnIDP 4.04 Davis Webb, QB, California
This is another reach perhaps this early. Will need bench time to develop and learn the pro game but I am happy with him once he gets rolling along. Poise is good while in the pocket. In the right spot, he could he a good starter down the road for a team.
@nateclever8 4.05 Nate Peterman, QB, Pitt
Total reach IMO but in 2 QB leagues, you’ve got to have two. Maybe I get lucky, and he ends up being something.
@allpurposeyrd8g 4.06 Curtis Samuel, RB/WR, Ohio State
@kered_eel 4.07 KD Cannon, WR, Baylor
A little on the small side but I like his athletic makeup. Should run low 4.4s. In the mid 4th round this feels like a total steal.
@josh444444 4.08 Wayne Gallman, RB, Clemson
@fulst_rosto 4.09 Jonathan Allen DT Alabama
Dominant inside pass rusher, who is solid plugging gaps against the run too. The Tides’ Senior has elite talent that would make him shine in either 3-4 or 4-3 base defense.
@fatadamschefter 4.10 Josh Reynolds, WR, Texas A&M
One of the best ball tracking, red zone threats coming out. What a steal with the last pick. Can we keep going?
This one’s a wrap! Please let us know what you think.
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