Leonard LaPadula - CEO

Leonard Fornews

I had a very exciting night / morning! Earlier this week we got all basic pre-draft features running.  Last night we completed our integration to the AccuScore 2012 projection feed.

Using The Machine for a pre-draft review, I learned a few interesting things about my teams:

  • My dynasty team, which I inherited from a friend this year, has a 2.2% probability of winning the championship and that when I traded the first overall pick away in February, I hurt my team by about 3% -- too bad considering I didn’t have The Machine then.
  • One of my keeper teams has only 2 good keepers and I should trade for another one.
  • My other keeper team has 4 good keepers and I should trade one away.

What does this all mean?  It means that the 2012 dynasty league and keeper pre-draft features are already beginning to give great recommendations.

Some work remains to be polished to fine tune these features; but, just to give you a sneak preview, here are some screen shots to show the new pre-draft features anticipated to be available June 7.

This first screenshot is of my dynasty league’s probability to win:

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The next table shows the difference in value between the projected first overall pick and the second overall pick.

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Next are recommendations for my keeper league with an extra keeper.

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And the final screen shot shows the keeper league where I should trade for an additional keeper.

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This is our first year with these new features in The Machine.  I believe this is the beginning of something that will make playing fantasy football in the offseason a lot more fun.

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