Fantasy Football Mock Draft 2016: Round-by-Round Expert Projections

August 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Depending on who you ask, mock drafts are either helpful or useless. I fall somewhere in the middle.
If you're looking to try out a strategy, like opening your draft with Rob Gronkowski in the first round, you can run a mock draft to get an idea of what your team might look like. You also might want to try out different draft positions if you have the option to select where you'll be slotted in your actual draft. 
On the other hand, you can mock draft for weeks to prepare for the real thing only to see your plans destroyed by a totally unexpected pick or homer owner who felt the need to take Aaron Rodgers in the first round, setting off a chain-reaction quarterback run way earlier than expected. 
You need to be fluid with your draft plans, so I'm using this mock draft as an exercise to show why that's so important. Instead of taking control of one team, I made the selections for every team based on specific strategies, team needs and the flow of the draft. ...

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