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Early Pick Draft Slot Strategy (Fantasy Football)
By John Ferguson on August, 5th 2019

The early draft slot is one of the most coveted positions out there in fantasy football. You get a guaranteed shot at landing a consensus top-four draft pick that can be considered a potential league winner. How often though have … read more »

Late Pick Draft Slot Strategy (Fantasy Football)
By John Ferguson on August, 1st 2019

The late draft slot has always been one of my personal favorites in snake drafts. The idea of getting two players who could both potentially return first-round draft value has just seemed like an advantage over an early slot who … read more »

Middle Pick Draft Slot Strategy (Fantasy Football)
By John Ferguson on July, 24th 2019

The first-round draft spots in the middle of the first round have long been one of my least favorites to wind up with every year. I have actually had some solid success with this spot in the past though, so … read more »

A Guide to Orchestrating Early-Season Trades (Fantasy Football)
By Zachary Hanshew on July, 23rd 2019

There is nothing more exciting than pulling off a trade in fantasy football. Making the right trade at any point in the season can be highly beneficial to your team, but making a trade early on can be a little … read more »

Fantasy Football Auction Budgeting Strategies
By Bobby Sylvester on July, 17th 2019

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 opponents – to our Draft … read more »

How PPR Should Change the Way You Draft (Fantasy Football)
By Mike Tagliere on July, 5th 2019

With all the information available to fantasy players today, it’s tough to find things that give you a clear-cut advantage. When reading articles, you’ll obviously have an advantage over those who do little-to-no research, but what about advantages over those … read more »

Best Ball Priorities and How to Achieve Them (Fantasy Football)
By Zachary Hanshew on June, 18th 2019

Succeeding in a best ball league is no different than succeeding in a season-long league. Sure, there are plenty of differences in lineups, scoring, and transactions, but the basic principles remain the same. Know what you want, have a plan, … read more »

What to Do When You Can’t Make Your Draft (Fantasy Football)
By Sam Schlesinger on June, 14th 2019

What do you do when the worst has happened, and you are unable to attend your fantasy football draft? The draft is something we prepare for the entire offseason. Some of us start thinking about next year’s draft before the … read more »

How Scheme Changes Impact IDP Player Value (Fantasy Football)
By Walton Spurlin on June, 11th 2019

There is a very important aspect in IDP formats that new owners tend to overlook. With the yearly turnover of head coaches in the NFL it’s important to keep abreast of the changes and the past defensive tendencies of the … read more »

Stars and Scrubs or Balanced Auction Roster: How to Decide (Fantasy Football)
By Raju Byfield on June, 7th 2019

How does one decide what strategy to use from a team construction standpoint when it comes to auction leagues? There are two approaches that are the most common. One is to build your roster with a few stars and to … read more »