Draft day is a crucial time in fantasy football, where the focus is on finding value. While staying loyal to our preferred players is important, it's equally vital to remain open to opportunities that arise. The fluid nature of drafts, shaped by the preferences of participating managers, often leads to a divergence between Average Draft Position and our pre-draft expectations. In this post, we'll explore the significance of identifying value, the trends to watch out for before the draft, and why it's essential to recognize overlooked players for a competitive fantasy roster.
Top 10 Undervalued Draft Targets to Help You Win Your League
My personal value picks for your fantasy football draft, carefully selected to give you an edge in winning your league. These players are often overlooked but have the potential to deliver significant contributions to your team. Please check the publish date, the pre-season hasn't even started yet. To get updated value picks subscribe to our monthly service.
ADP: 3.01 | Standard Rk: 17 | Difference: +14
Led TEs with 1,688 yards, 9 TDs in 2022. No issues.
ADP: 3.09 | Standard Rk: 34 | Difference: +25
803 rush yards, 5 TDs as 2022 backup. No issues.
ADP: 7.1 | Standard Rk: 8 | Difference: +22
882 yards, 7 TDs in 2022 2nd season. No issues.
ADP: 5.01 | Standard Rk: 36 | Difference: +31
1,066 rush yards, 17 TDs in 2022. Missed 1 game injured.
ADP: 3.02 | Standard Rk: 11 | Difference: +9
1,040 rush yards, 5 TDs in 2022 breakout. No issues.
ADP: 10.09 | Standard Rk: 32 | Difference: +22
676 rush yards, 4 TDs in limited 2022 action. No issues.
ADP: 6.03 | Standard Rk: 23 | Difference: +20
940 total yards, 7 TDs in 2022. Missed 3 games injured.
ADP: 8.11 | Standard Rk: 22 | Difference: +14
538 rush yards, 3 TDs as 2022 backup. No issues.
Brian Robinson Jr.
ADP: 10.1 | Standard Rk: 30 | Difference: +20
797 total yards, 3 TDs as 2022 rookie before being shot.
ADP: 1.12 | Standard Rk: 9 | Difference: +3
1,007 rush yards, 12 total TDs in 2022 split carries. Healthy.
Why am I comparing a player's ADP to their standard fantasy ranking?
- It highlights players with significant disparities between expert rankings and average draft position, indicating potential value discrepancies.
- Position scarcity and other factors are at play. Works best when using your league settings.
- Conversely, players with low rankings compared to ADP are regarded as fades by experts, and being aware of these players helps in avoiding potential busts.
- By identifying the largest differences, attention is drawn to players with notable variations between expert opinion and ADP consensus.
- The 2022 recaps offer valuable context on factors like injuries, performance, and off-field issues that may influence expert rankings versus ADP.