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How to Draft From the 1.05 Pick (2022 Fantasy Football)

by Dennis Sosic | @call_me_sos | Featured Writer
Jun 17, 2022
CeeDee Lamb

Drafting CeeDee Lamb in the middle of the second round is great value in leagues with three wide receiver slots.

Welcome fantasy friends and foes to How to Draft from the 1.05 spot in 2022 Fantasy Football. The lineup for this exercise consists of one QB, two RBs, three WRs, one TE, and two FLEXs in a 12-team half-PPR draft.

Check out who I selected and why in the first seven rounds of the mock draft. Then, I provide my analysis and strategy by answering seven questions to guide fantasy managers given the 1.05 in their fantasy football drafts.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of this draft spot?

With a pick in the middle of the round, there won’t be waiting too long between picking. However, you can also not grab the available elite running backs either. Based on ADP Consensus, Jonathan Taylor, Austin Ekeler, Derrick Henry and Cooper Kupp will likely go with the first four picks. You may also see Christian McCaffrey or Dalvin Cook scooped up before your first-round selection. The unknown nature of the frequent injury status of McCaffrey and Cook should place shade on taking the plunge on those two running backs.


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