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We conclude our mock draft journey with Rounds 11-16. If you missed out on the first part of the draft, make sure to check out Rounds 1-5 and Rounds 6-10.

Although the approaches will be different, everyone will look to build depth in the later rounds. The later parts of a Fantasy Football draft are also known to produce runs on certain positions, especially defenses. Will it pay off to stay in the front of the herd, or can you find value by heading in an opposite direction of your opponents?

Players also have to decide if they want to buy into super sleepers. Personally, I like to take a player who will be even moderately involved in an offense over one who needs an extreme amount of circumstances to favor him to earn Fantasy relevancy. Still, those who drafted Justin Forsett last year over Bernard Pierce or Lorenzo Taliaferro know that there are gems hidden deep in the late rounds.

The last part of the draft is also a spot to back up your starters in case anything goes awry. Handcuffing running backs in the later rounds can pay off. Zac Stacy owners came to the painful realization that they should have also invested in Tre Mason in 2014, and there are a few scenarios in the 2015 Fantasy Football season that could offer similar results.

Here is the dramatic conclusion to the So-Called Fantasy Experts 2015 mock draft.

11.01 121 Team Lentz Bush, Reggie SFO RB
11.02 122 Team Anderson Seahawks, Seattle SEA Def
11.03 123 Team Lewis Stills, Kenny MIA WR
11.04 124 Team Pastore Jets, New York NYJ Def
11.05 125 Team Bond Brown, John ARI WR
11.06 126 Team Daniel Manning, Eli NYG QB
11.07 127 Team Buck Texans, Houston HOU Def
11.08 128 Team Lung Gates, Antonio SDC TE
11.09 129 Team Delaney Mathews, Ryan PHI RB
11.10 130 Team Gonos Johnson, Duke CLE RB
11.11 131 Team Taylor Boldin, Anquan SFO WR
11.12 132 Team Meyers Wright, Kendall TEN WR

Round 11 Review

Team Anderson started the run on defenses with the Seattle Seahawks, and Team Pastore and Team Buck followed suit with the New York Jets and Houston Texans. Some Fantasy players are wary about the Jets because the offense may struggle to stay (which puts too much pressure on the defense), but the secondary is vastly improved and the overall unit is now very stout.

Team Lung’s selection was before the four-game suspension of Antonio Gates.

12.01 133 Team Meyers Rudolph, Kyle MIN TE
12.02 134 Team Taylor Ivory, Chris NYJ RB
12.03 135 Team Gonos Latimer, Cody DEN WR
12.04 136 Team Delaney Woodhead, Danny SDC RB
12.05 137 Team Lung Jackson, Fred BUF RB
12.06 138 Team Buck Kaepernick, Colin SFO QB
12.07 139 Team Daniel Artis-Payne, Cameron CAR RB
12.08 140 Team Bond Davis, Knile KCC RB
12.09 141 Team Pastore Donnell, Larry NYG TE
12.10 142 Team Lewis Seferian-Jenkins, Austin TBB TE
12.11 143 Team Anderson Jones, Marvin CIN WR
12.12 144 Team Lentz Johnson, David ARI RB

Round 12 Review

Round 12 started with Team Meyers adding Kyle Rudolph to his roster. Team Pastore drafted the next tight end in the round with the ninth pick,and I think this was a very savvy move. Larry Donnell exploded out of the gate at the start of the 2014 Fantasy season, but he was sidelined because of poor blocking skills. He’s worked on these skills in the offseason, however, and he offers Eli Manning a huge target as a 6-foot-6 tight end. Austin Seferian-Jenkins is also a tight end who can make a leap in 2015 with a new quarterback, a new offensive coordinator and a healthy start to the season.

13.01 145 Team Lentz Ebron, Eric DET TE
13.02 146 Team Anderson Sanu, Mohamed CIN WR
13.03 147 Team Lewis Mariota, Marcus TEN QB
13.04 148 Team Pastore Winston, Jameis TBB QB
13.05 149 Fantasy Six Pack Bills, Buffalo BUF Def
13.06 150 Team Daniel Daniels, Owen DEN TE
13.07 151 Team Buck Hill, Josh NOS TE
13.08 152 Team Lung Britt, Kenny STL WR
13.09 153 Team Delaney Bowe, Dwayne CLE WR
13.1 154 Team Gonos Allen, Dwayne IND TE
13.11 155 Team Taylor Rams, St. Louis STL Def
13.12 156 Team Meyers Eagles, Philadelphia PHI Def

Round 13 Review

With three rounds left in the draft, Round 13 was a popular spot to land the last of the perceived strong defenses.

Round 13 was also the spot where rookie quarterbacks were selected in back-to-back picks. Team Lewis selected Marcus Mariota. While there are concerns that Mariota won’t be able to adapt to the NFL, he could offer incredible value as a rushing quarterback. Team Pastore mentioned that he wanted Mariota, but I think he came away with the better value.

14.01 157 Team Meyers Blue, Alfred HOU RB
14.02 158 Team Taylor Fleener, Coby IND TE
14.03 159 Team Gonos Cardinals, Arizona ARI Def
14.04 160 Team Delaney Eifert, Tyler CIN TE
14.05 161 Team Lung Panthers, Carolina CAR Def
14.06 162 Team Buck Gostkowski, Stephen NEP PK
14.07 163 Team Daniel Dolphins, Miami MIA Def
14.08 164 Team Bond Williams, DeAngelo PIT RB
14.09 165 Team Pastore Sproles, Darren PHI RB
14.1 166 Team Lewis Riddick, Theo DET RB
14.11 167 Team Anderson Davis, Vernon SFO TE
14.12 168 Team Lentz Rice, Ray FA* RB

Round 14 Review

Defenses continued to fly off the board in this round, and backup running backs were also a popular selection.

Team Bond made a nice move by grabbing DeAngelo Williams. Le’Veon Bell’s four-game suspension allows Williams to gain early value, and he is an important handcuff to own if anything were to happen to Bell. While the backfield is overflowing with talent in Philadelphia, Team Pastore decided to roll the dice on Darren Sproles.

15.01 169 Team Lentz Quick, Brian STL WR
15.02 170 Team Anderson Bradford, Sam PHI QB
15.03 171 Team Lewis Ravens, Baltimore BAL Def
15.04 172 Team Pastore Green-Beckham, Dorial TEN WR
15.05 173 Team Bond Crosby, Mason GBP PK
15.06 174 Team Daniel Vinatieri, Adam IND PK
15.07 175 Team Buck Jones, Matt WAS RB
15.08 176 Team Lung Tucker, Justin BAL PK
15.09 177 Team Delaney Colts, Indianapolis IND Def
15.1 178 Team Gonos Moncrief, Donte IND WR
15.11 179 Team Taylor Hauschka, Steven SEA PK
15.12 180 Team Meyers Patriots, New England NEP Def

Round 15 Review

Team Anderson was able to acquire Sam Bradford super late, and Team Lentz may have landed a steal with Brian Quick at the start of the round.

You can see that most of the So-Called Experts waited late to draft a defense or kicker, but that may not be as common as non-writer leagues.

16.01 181 Team Meyers Williams, Maxx BAL TE
16.02 182 Team Taylor Palmer, Carson ARI QB
16.03 183 Team Gonos Bailey, Dan DAL PK
16.04 184 Team Delaney Bryant, Matt ATL PK
16.05 185 Team Lung Ridley, Stevan NYJ RB
16.06 186 Team Buck Baldwin, Doug SEA WR
16.07 187 Team Daniel Strong, Jaelen HOU WR
16.08 188 Team Bond Flacco, Joe BAL QB
16.09 189 Team Pastore Parkey, Cody PHI PK
16.1 190 Team Lewis Prater, Matt DET PK
16.11 191 Team Anderson Barth, Connor DEN PK
16.12 192 Team Lentz Cutler, Jay CHI QB

Round 16 Review

Round 16 of our mock draft featured a very interesting selection of quarterbacks. Team Taylor may have landed a steal with Carson Palmer, but he did draft a 35-year old quarterback returning from an ACL injury. Joe Flacco may not be known as the most exciting quarterback in the league, but he does offer consistency in the fact that he is never injured. He is a solid backup. Team Lentz is prepared for the roller coaster ride that accompanies owning shares of Jay Cutler.

That concludes our exciting mock draft. The writers obviously love their teams, but what do you think? Let us know who had the best results.

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