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Mike Tagliere’s Last-Minute Draft Cheat Sheet (2020 Fantasy Football)

by Mike Tagliere | @MikeTagliereNFL | Featured Writer
Sep 4, 2020

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Need some fantasy draft help in a pinch? I’m here to help! I’ve crammed as much strategy and tips as possible into an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow cheat sheet designed to help you crush your upcoming fantasy draft. Here’s my cheat sheet, as well as a few categories.

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QB Sleepers: Carson Wentz (PHI), Joe Burrow (CIN), Gardner Minshew (JAX)

QB Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Josh Allen (BUF), Drew Brees (NO), Baker Mayfield (CLE)

RB Sleepers: Tarik Cohen (CHI), Latavius Murray (NO), Zack Moss (BUF), JK Dobbins (BAL)

RB Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Mark Ingram (BAL), Devin Singletary (BUF), Cam Akers (LAR)

WR Sleepers: Brandin Cooks (HOU), Diontae Johnson (PIT), Anthony Miller (CHI), Jalen Reagor (PHI), Parris Campbell (IND), Allen Lazard (GB), John Ross (CIN)

WR Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Mike Evans (TB), DeVante Parker (MIA), Stefon Diggs (BUF), T.Y. Hilton (IND)

TE Sleepers: Hayden Hurst (ATL), Blake Jarwin (DAL), Chris Herndon (NYJ), Jonnu Smith (TEN)

TE Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Austin Hooper (CLE), Noah Fant (DEN)

Early-Round Value Picks (Rounds 1-5): Clyde Edwards-Helaire (KC), James Conner (PIT), Odell Beckham (CLE), Calvin Ridley (ATL), Jonathan Taylor (IND), Robert Woods (LAR)

Mid-Round Value Picks (Rounds 6-10): A.J. Green (CIN), Tyler Boyd (CIN), Marquise Brown (BAL), Diontae Johnson (PIT), Tarik Cohen (CHI), Hayden Hurst (ATL)

Late-Round Value Picks (Round 11 or later): Latavius Murray (NO), Jamison Crowder (NYJ), Zack Moss (BUF), Henry Ruggs (LV), Jalen Reagor (PHI), Anthony Miller (CHI), DeSean Jackson (PHI)

Deep-League Value Picks: Allen Lazard (GB), Boston Scott (PHI), John Ross (CIN), Dede Westbrook (JAX), Parris Campbell (IND), Bryan Edwards (LV)

Backup RBs to Target: Kareem Hunt (CLE), Latavius Murray (NO), JK Dobbins (BAL), Tony Pollard (DAL), Zack Moss (BUF), Alexander Mattison (MIN), Duke Johnson (HOU)

Backup RBs to Avoid: A.J. Dillon (GB), Ke’Shawn Vaughn (TB), Ito Smith (ATL), Frank Gore (NYJ), Lynn Bowden (LV)

Rookies to Target: Clyde Edwards-Helaire (KC), Jonathan Taylor (IND), Henry Ruggs (LV), Jalen Reagor (PHI), Jerry Jeudy (DEN), CeeDee Lamb (DAL)

Rookies to Avoid: Ke’Shawn Vaughn (TB), Justin Jefferson (MIN), Denzel Mims (NYJ), Chase Claypool (PIT), A.J. Dillon (GB)

D/STs to Target: Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos

D/STs to AvoidHouston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets

5-Word Draft Tip: Don’t draft a 2019 team.


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Mike Tagliere is a featured writer at FantasyPros. For more from Mike, check out his archive and follow him @MikeTagliereNFL.

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