FantasyPros Football Podcast: Best Ball Strategy + Live Draft

Jun 27, 2018

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

If you’re considering playing in a best ball league, you’re in luck. We’re giving you a first hand preview of how a draft happens from start to finish including what a best ball league is (4:36), why taking WRs early can create problems (21:13), how your strategy may need to shift mid-draft (30:28), and which players we like as sleepers, busts and our general favorite plays. Listen in and be sure to let us know on Twitter whose team you like more.

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1Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
2Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
3Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
4Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
5James Conner (PIT)RB
6Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
7Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
8Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
9Michael Thomas (NO)WR
10Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
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11Julio Jones (ATL)WR
12Tevin Coleman (ATL)RB
13Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
14DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
15Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
16David Johnson (ARI)RB
17Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
18Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)WR
19Kenyan Drake (MIA)RB
20A.J. Green (CIN)WR
21Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
22Mike Evans (TB)WR
23Lamar Miller (HOU)RB
24Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
25JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
26Giovani Bernard (CIN)RB
27Davante Adams (GB)WR
28Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
29Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
30Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
6Manny Machado (LAD)3B,SS
7Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
8Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
9Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
10Bryce Harper (WSH)CF,RF
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11Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
12Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
13Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
14Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
15Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
16Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
17Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
18Trea Turner (WSH)SS
19Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
20Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
21Matt Carpenter (STL)1B,2B
22Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
23Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
24Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
25Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
26Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
27Starling Marte (PIT)LF,CF
28Khris Davis (OAK)LF,DH
29Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
30Rhys Hoskins (PHI)1B,LF
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