Fantasy football drafts are as much an art as they are a science. And unlike your high school art class, it’s crucial you pay attention and put in maximum effort during the draft process if you want to walk away with a good grade. The draft is also the first step on the long road […]
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.
Four weeks of NFL sauciness are in the books, which means your fantasy season is between a quarter and a third of the way finished, depending on whether you’re lucky/skilled/morally corrupt enough to bribe your commissioner to make it into the playoffs. As always, nothing has gone exactly as we thought it would during the […]
The type of fantasy football team that you make is a personal preference. My preference is to avoid unnecessary risk and as such there are a few guys that I say do not draft. Some common problems are injury risk, too much hype or just a bad situation and any of them can lead to […]
It may sound silly, but the hardest thing for some fantasy players to do is separate fantasy from reality. Just because a player is a valuable asset to his real life team — or is a key player in a productive offense — that doesn’t mean he’s going to help you win that league championship. Conversely, […]
As week two comes to a close, some preseason trends are becoming clearer. Roles are being defined and rookies are attempting to grab starting jobs. All of these factors change things for the purposes of fantasy football. Here are a few players that are drastically changing their value with preseason play and roster moves. Passing […]