You’ve probably heard more than once that you should wait until the end of your draft to select your team defense. Once the season begins you can leverage the waiver wire to grab a streamer week to week based on match-up, this is called streaming. On the flip side you can take a committee approach. A […]
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.
Myself and a motley crew of crazy fantasy “gurus” got together for a quick mock draft. The goal, to present our readers with a draft strategy article for each draft position in a 12 team PPR draft. While most of you would think the 3rd overall pick is a great place to be, I’ll pass […]
In this series, we present the results of an industry mock draft, with one article highlighting each position in a 12 team, 12 round draft. We’ll show you what your final roster might look like when choosing from the early, middle, and late draft positions. Your strategy should change based on the spot you’re choosing […]
Mock drafts are a critical part of preparing for the real thing. They are doubly useful when the participants know what they are talking about. Random online drafts have their uses, but they are usually half auto-drafters and a quarter trolls. This analysis will examine my picks from the 9th spot in a fantasy writers […]
When preparing for your fantasy football draft most people usually have an idea of what player they’ed prefer over another. But sometimes one of your buddies will steal your pick and instead of panicking, you can rely on this list. Tiers are great if you’re not using our draft guide. If a player you had […]