What separates a rookie from a vet? The winners from the losers? During your fantasy football draft you’ll need two things to make that difference. Solid projections based on your league configuration and the ability to pivot as the draft unfolds. You’ll need to pivot when players you desire are taken. You’ll need to pivot […]
Fantasy Football Draft Strategies
The TLDR version goes like this, everyone else please see the articles below. Draft at least 3 running backs and 4 wide receivers before the draft is complete. Look for quarterbacks in the middle rounds then draft a tight end after you have RB, WR and QB spoken for. With your first pick a general rule of thumb that works in most leagues is to draft one of the top-5 running backs followed by one of the top-5 wide receivers. Obviously I recommend using our cheat sheets.
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Knowledge is power and preparation is key. The articles below will help new comers and vets get one step closer to that league championship.
Jimmy Graham found a new home over the offseason, moving from Seattle to Green Bay. He transitioned from one high-powered offense to another, and from one seemingly superhuman quarterback to another. And yet, not many fantasy experts are sold on Graham at his current ADP of 5.03. You’ve likely heard a bundle of negative takes […]
After watching David drop some knowledge with his running back tiers and quarterback tiers, I figured I’d give the tight end tiers a run for the money. For the record, I’m a late tight end drafting kinda guy. It’s rare that you’ll see me draft TE in the first 5 rounds unless someone just drops […]
Drafting a running back handcuff is one of the more divisive concepts in fantasy football. Some owners appreciate the value of a backup “lottery ticket” who’s an injury — or a trendy suspension — away from stepping into a nice heap of volume, while others would rather pass on these Plan B stashes. While I […]
Fantasy football is all about getting the best draft value. It is not just about what players you take, but also where you take them. It is very possible to get some great players, but pay too much for them and end up with an awful team. We’re going to talk about a couple of […]