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Mike MacGregor

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Mike MacGregor last won the day on August 9 2015

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About Mike MacGregor

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    playing soccer, fantasy football, comic books, sports pools

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  1. Mike MacGregor

    Custom Scoring: 50+ Yards

    Hi Slinky. Your right, I don't believe Mike's 100+ yard rushing and receiving game projections are on the website, but they are in Draft Buddy. If you go to the RB tab, scroll right, then you'll see them in the first large yellow highlighted section. If you'd like to adjust for 50+ yard rushing or receiving yard bonuses, here is what you can do... take Mike's projections for 100+ and copy them and paste them over on the same tab under Custom 1 (far right). Then adjust the projections as you see fit - double or even more, since 50 is much more likely than 100. Now go to the custom scoring tab and for RB, and say you get 3 points for a 50+ yard rushing game. Change the name of the stat, and put "3" under FF Pts. Do not change anything under Ranking, as that performs a different function.
  2. Mike MacGregor

    Which Sheet to Draft From

    Unfortunately this forum doesn't get a lot of feedback any more. We have a lot of vet users who don't ask nearly the questions they used to. lol. But new users always welcome! Glad to have you aboard! I like the offense tab the most, myself. Nice thing about Excel is people can make a lot of changes to customize Draft Buddy to their liking. I've seen tabs highlighted, moved to the front and the back. Lots of different customization. Here is my thinking for my drafts... The overall tab gives a nice reflection of how valuable positions are for your league relative to one another. However, it runs out of utility before too long because if I draft 2 RB early, then I probably don't want to go with a 3rd RB, even if he is highest remaining overall, because of the WR I'm missing out on. So I kind of have an expected start / Top 20 / first couple rounds plan, and then switch to offense. It has all of the draftable players, all positions (unless IDP), so no searching for players. Now I will flip around a lot - more for a slow draft than fast draft - if I want to see detailed projections (position tab), compare ADP, compare players on the player tab, etc. I don't draft from summary very often. More to review positions by team. I review rosters a lot to not only look at mine (don't forget to click the + sign above your team) and to see what positions I expect the guys around to me to draft next. I'll also use the depth tab sometimes very late in a (deeper) draft, where the rank based on projections mean less than potential opportunity if there as injury to a starter.
  3. Mike MacGregor

    Rookies Only

    Okay, figured out what happened. Try importing those rankings again and they should come through. Thanks for letting me know!
  4. Mike MacGregor

    Rookies Only

    Huh, I didn't realize that, let me double check what happened
  5. Mike MacGregor

    Rookies Only

    Hi tiggo25. One way, you pull the alternate rookie-only rankings by going to the offense tab, and selecting DLF (Rookie) or DLF (Superflex Rookie), click Import, and it will pull in those rankings for you. Another way... we might be able to add some formulas to the custom fields on each position tab to identify rookies only, and then sort those players to the top. This would be a little more complicated, and I haven't tried it to even know for sure it will work. Check the first idea and let us know if that gets you what you need.
  6. Good news, we've got an easy fix for this one. I'm glad your draft is tomorrow! You need to run Excel in Rosetta mode. This is an issue + solution that came up this year and is specific to Macs with the M1 chip. See here for details:
  7. Mike MacGregor

    What’s the best way to make sure DB is synced?

    Just the 5 digits.
  8. Mike MacGregor

    What’s the best way to make sure DB is synced?

    Click the link to franchises from inside Draft Buddy and if the franchises come up then that is pretty solid assurance. You can also check and/or import the (blank) draft results so the connection is made. Or if it is a keeper league and there are keepers on the draft report, those should import. Are you the commish for the league Old School?
  9. Mike MacGregor

    Removing drafted players in Offense Tab

    Sorry pmnovak1, I thought I responded to this earlier. Remember now I wasn't having much luck logging into my phone - my own fault, couldn't remember my password. Anyway! No, it isn't possible to completely disappear the drafted players and push the other players up, so some scrolling involved in the current version.
  10. Mike MacGregor

    Ranking issue after applying Custom Scoring

    Glad you figured it out! I think it is a bit tricky, but the thing to remember about the custom scoring tab is there are two main options - 1. add the data from the custom fields to scoring, and 2. simply sort the players by data in the custom fields. #2 would override #1 if it is enabled.
  11. Mike MacGregor

    Excel problem

    Hi Detwa. Just sent you an email response
  12. Mike MacGregor

    Draft Buddy problem with Keepers

    Okay, so on the keepers tab you need to input three things under each team heading. The first yellow box is to select the position, the second the player. Then the third - after the player's team appears - select from the drop-down that appears, the draft pick given up to keep the player. That should copy the player to that pick on the draft report tab. Alternatively, you can input the players directly on the draft report tab next to the pick being given up to keep them. Some people find that easier.
  13. Mike MacGregor

    Draft Buddy problem with Keepers

    Hi divrdwn69. Do keepers cost a draft pick for your league? And if so did you have that option selected on the rules tab before hitting Compile Cheatsheets?
  14. Mike MacGregor

    Bonus scoring for QB's and RB's

    Hi RZKYBZNZ. Returned extra point I think is so rare you don't need to include that in your cheatsheets, it would have very little impact on the rankings. As for the yards, the 1 per 25 passing and 1 per 10 rushing you can use the regular scoring options. And for 300/100 yard milestones, there are also options for those on the scoring tab. For the 400/200 milestones, you can put the projections for number of games over 400/200 yards in the custom scoring fields, which are found on each of the position tabs (QB, RB, WR, TE). Scroll to the right to find them, after all of the stats and projections, and before the news and notes. Custom 1, 2, and 3. You can move down the list and input the projections in Custom 1 (for example). Then, go to the custom scoring tab and input the points for "number of games over 400 yards passing" (Custom 1). Draft Buddy will add that to the projected fantasy points. Make sure to hit Compile Cheatsheets to update your cheatsheets for this change.
  15. Mike MacGregor

    setting up 3rd round reversal in draft buddy

    Found it: Put the teams on the owners tab in reverse order of first round, 12 to 1 instead of 1 to 12. Now rounds 3 and onward should all be correct. Then change the draft order option at the top of the draft report tab to "Custom". Now copy all the names under the Original Draft Pick Owner column for Round 3 and paste them into Round 2. Copy all the names for Round 4 and paste them into Round 1. If you go to update Draft Buddy again, make sure on the action tab to change the Clear Keepers and Draft Picks option to "no" before running Compile Cheatsheets again. #3RR #reversal