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Best Ball Roster Construction Strategies (2022 Fantasy Football)

by Tom Strachan | @NFL_Tstrack | Featured Writer
May 9, 2022
Matthew Stafford

In 2021 mid-tier quarterbacks such as Matthew Stafford, Aaron Rodgers, and Tom Brady were amongst the best in advance rate for Best Ball tournaments.

Best Ball as a game is still relatively new to the fantasy world, making it hard to proclaim any strategy truly the key to winning your leagues or large-field tournaments. Like any part of fantasy football, we’re relying on a repeat of previous data for a strategy to work. The one constant with Best Ball is that being mindful of your roster construction tends to pay off. While some years feature running back breakouts heavily, others may see many wide receivers outplay their ADP to a large extent. This article will focus on single quarterback rosters, as Superflex Best Ball formats are still relatively new, and the available data isn’t enough to make conclusions.


Deciding when to pull the trigger on a quarterback can sometimes be tricky. It is one of the most important decisions you can face when you’re feeling the timer tick away on your picks, and the last thing you want to do is end up with too many of them. In regular Best Ball, you’ll only be starting one quarterback per week, and finding the balance of a secure QB room versus spending too much on the position is a delicate balance. Most drafters will be looking for between two and four quarterbacks per roster, and the types of players you select should dictate the amount you take. We can break down quarterback into three main strategies.


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