Running back is a volatile position because at any given moment a “hot hand” can ascend to the starting position and a veteran may be done. There are some players that get hurt or fall out of favor and bounce back though and this breakout potential at running back is key to winning. Identifying a […]
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.
There are different ways to grab a bargain in fantasy football. Breakout stars are the stuff of dreams, but big comebacks are sometimes overlooked. There are a few players at each position that appear ready to round back into form in 2017. Grabbing these guys at a discount could be a difference making move for […]
NFL teams are carrying a lot of running backs on their roster these days. That means there will inevitably be undervalued running backs to be drafted. These guys are a few that I consistently see going lower in drafts than they should be. Potential RB1 Value Isaiah Crowell CLE ADP – 34 The fact that […]
Passing is the most important phase of the offensive game in the NFL. This means that talented receivers are at a premium and some wide receivers are bound to be undervalued. The best offenses can hide buried treasures easily, but even low scoring teams can offer some value at wide receiver. These are all based […]
Preparing for the draft is time consuming but necessary for success, especially without our premium cheat sheets. Lucky for you there is an endless supply of experts that love to divulge their top picks online. I’d like to take a peak over the shoulder of some long toothed fantasy GM’s and maybe walk away with […]