2016 Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Strategy and Cheat Sheet for Opening Rounds

August 24, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is the year when all the previous fantasy football strategies get turned on their heads.
In the past, the talk was about loading up on running backs and figuring out who at that position would be trustworthy. However, wide receivers are the hot commodity in 2016 with the NFL completely transformed into a passing league.
This change and others will create some intriguing picks in the first few rounds of your draft. Here is a look at projections for a 10-team league with standard scoring, along with a breakdown of how you should approach the big day. 
Strategy for Early Rounds Stick with Receivers You Can Trust
As mentioned above, running backs have been devalued in fantasy football. The separation between the top performers and an average player at the position remains huge, but there is no confidence in who will be good by season's end.
Last season, "sure things" such as Le'Veon Bell, Marshawn Lynch and Jamaal Charles dealt wi...

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