Part of your fantasy football draft strategy should involve mock drafts because you need to get a feel for player depth and the other nuances of this years draft. But to save time, here’s a tight end draft review for PPR and standard leagues. After doing three PPR and Standard league mock drafts I found […]
2017 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy
If you're lazy and looking for a simple to follow draft strategy here's a 50,000 foot view. Draft at least 4 running backs and 5 wide receivers before the draft is complete. Look for quarterbacks in the middle rounds then draft a tight end (or 2) after you have RB, WR and QB spoken for. Plenty of TE depth and QB depth in a 12 team league. With your first pick a general rule of thumb that works in most leagues is to take one of the following in this order: one of the top-5 running backs and then one of the top-5 wide receivers. Use our cheat sheets for draft picks after the 3rd round.
You MUST have a cheat sheet customized to your league settings. Knowing Average Draft Position (ADP) is always smart when drafting so ensure your cheat sheet and draft guide includes ADP. Last but not least (probably the most important), have a strategy. Know your sleepers, your upside picks and who not to draft due to risk. Basically, just read the articles below. Of course you can cheat and get our cheat sheets & draft guide. This will help you draft a winning team and save you a ton of research time.
Fantasy football offers a wide variety of formats so that players can customize leagues to their liking. I’m taking a deeper look into 12 team strategy for the 2017 fantasy football draft. Most concepts can be translated to other formats, just keep in mind that some of the information presented is intended for beginners. Savvy […]
There are some of us preparing to draft a team where players score fantasy points for every first down. In most cases receiving and rushing first downs will net you a full point or half point. I’ve never played in a point per first down (PPFD) league but I’m participating in the Scott Fish Bowl […]
When separating running backs into tiers for draft day there are several factors to consider. Often overlooked is the simple motivation of getting the next big contract. 2017 is a contract year for several interesting running backs. Where a few RB might be grouped together on your draft board, considering which are in the final […]
Many fantasy football owners have become increasingly engaged in mock drafts, as part of their preparation for the actual 2017 fantasy football draft. Meanwhile, other owners have already expended considerable time and energy completing drafts in Best Ball, Dynasty, and Redraft leagues. All of which provides abundant material from which to analyze the latest Average […]