Fantasy Football Draft Strategy & Advice
Fantasy football has grown increasingly popular, drawing millions of participants each season. More than just a game, it’s an engaging hobby where you get to compete and manage your own team of NFL players. For beginners, the world of fantasy football might seem a bit complex. That’s where our introductory guide comes into play. It’s designed to help you understand everything from the basics of team drafting to developing an effective fantasy draft strategy. For those more advanced players, we also offer in-depth analysis from our team of fantasy football experts. Whether you’re an avid football fan or new to the sport, this guide is a useful starting point for your fantasy football experience. So, let’s start your journey toward understanding fantasy football draft strategy while having fun in the process.
Fantasy Draft Strategy
Let’s dive into fantasy football draft strategy for all levels of players.
Fantasy Football 101: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide
Learn about fantasy football, from what it is to how to draft, and more! Our 101 guide will walk you through all of the basic foundations of the game so many love.
More Fantasy Football 101:
- Understanding Point Per Reception (PPR) Scoring in Fantasy Football
- Understanding Half Point Per Reception (Half PPR) Scoring in Fantasy Football
- Understanding Standard Scoring in Fantasy Football
- Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Dynasty Fantasy Football Leagues
- Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Keeper Fantasy Football Leagues
- Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Redraft Fantasy Football Leagues
2023 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy & Advice
How to Approach Snake Drafts
Thinking about your player targets in Round 2 should already be on your mind before you make your selection at the start of Round 1.
That’s why preparing your tier lists — or leveraging FantasyPros’ built-in tiers and rankings — is so critical to fantasy football draft success. However, it’s important to have a general idea of your strategy depending on where you are selecting in your snake draft. Let our guides on early, middle, and late snake draft picks help you navigate your fantasy football draft.
More Fantasy Football Draft Strategy Tools & Reports
Here are more tools and resources to use as you prepare for your fantasy football drafts.
Expert Consensus Rankings
- Fantasy Football Redraft Rankings and Tiers: Overall | QB | RB | WR | TE | DST | K | Superflex | IDP
Fantasy Football Projections
FantasyPros Consensus Average Draft Position (ADP)
Fantasy Football Draft Tools
- Fantasy Football Mock Draft Simulator
- Fantasy Football Draft Analyzer
- Cheat Sheet Creator
- Salary Cap Calculator
- Who Should I Draft?
Fantasy Football Draft Research
- Quarterback By Committee Finder (QBBC)
- Strength of Schedule (SOS)
- Fantasy Football Depth Charts
- Matchup Calendar
- Fantasy Football Running Back Handcuffs
- Bye Week Cheat Sheet