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Articles by Category: Best Ball
The Value of Participating in Early Best Ball Drafts (Fantasy Football)
By Sam Hoppen on April, 17th 2020

Beyond our fantasy football content, be sure to check out our award-winning slate of Fantasy Football Tools as you prepare for your draft this season. From our free mock Draft Simulator – which allows you to mock draft against realistic … read more »

Best Ball Mock Draft 12-Team Half PPR (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Sam Hoppen on March, 14th 2020

Best Ball league formats continue to grow in popularity among fantasy football players. A Best Ball league allows players to enjoy all of the draft-day fun with none of the in-season management work. The team you draft is your team … read more »

3 Tips for Drafting a Winning Best-Ball Roster (Fantasy Football)
By Jim Colombo on March, 13th 2020

Do you live to draft? Same here. For people like us, fantasy football never stops. That’s what makes best-ball fantasy leagues so great. You gear up for a draft, get the guys you want, and then ride the wave to … read more »

Best Ball Late-Round Targets (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Daniel Comer on March, 8th 2020

In many ways, the approach to finding late-round steals in Best Ball formats is similar to that of standard fantasy leagues. Managers will want to target latent talent that hasn’t bloomed, either due to opportunity, injury concerns or other mitigating … read more »

6 Best Ball Players to Avoid (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Kyle August on March, 1st 2020

A few weeks ago, I broke down four players to target in Best Ball leagues, but this time I’m going to highlight the names that you should avoid. As of now, with free agency still a few weeks away, and … read more »

Best Ball Players to Target (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Kyle August on February, 16th 2020

With the NFL playoffs in the rear view, best ball season is upon us! As we wait for our dynasty rookie drafts, a great way to pass the time is to jump into a Best Ball league. If you haven’t … read more »

Best Ball Mock Draft (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Jarad Evans on February, 15th 2020

There is no offseason in the NFL, where hungry fantasy football players are grinding year-round. The increasingly popular best ball format is perfectly suited to scratch the itch for anyone looking to draft a fantasy football team in the middle … read more »

Undervalued Best Ball Players (2020 Fantasy Football)
By Sheldon Curtis on February, 12th 2020

I draft a few best ball teams early in the off-season to get a feel for trends in ADP, and they are a fun, no-maintenance variation on more traditional leagues. If you haven’t looked into this type of league before, … read more »

Mike Tagliere’s Way Too Early 2020 Fantasy Football Rankings
By Mike Tagliere on January, 7th 2020

There’s always a need to right your wrongs and figure out what you could’ve done to change a less-than-desirable outcome. That’s where some fantasy football players are right now, as the selection of Odell Beckham Jr. at the end of … read more »

Fantasy Football 2019: Wide Receiver Primer (Rankings and Tiers)
By Mike Tagliere on August, 13th 2019

There are often times during drafts where my rankings may say one thing and I choose to do another. Why is that? Am I being disingenuous to readers? Did I have a change of heart and not adjust my rankings … read more »