Fantasy Football: ‘Zero Running Back’ Strategy Targets in 2016 Drafts

August 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We all have different draft strategies when it comes to fantasy football. Some like to draft the best player available, some like to draft quarterbacks early and some like to draft a bunch of players from their favorite teams.
However, we're going to touch on a draft theory that has been sweeping the fantasy community for some time now—Zero RB.
If you're not familiar with Zero RB, I recommend checking out a guide for the 2016 season that Shawn Siegele of RotoViz put together, as Siegele is considered to be one of the first to start the movement of this draft theory.
A short way of interpreting it is this: If you're in a points-per-reception (PPR) league where you can start multiple wide receivers, you should focus your first six or so draft picks on that position, hoping to nail multiple top-15 guys.
I know what you're thinking, "What if a running back I like is there in earlier rounds?"
According to this strategy, you should pass and hone in on wide rece...

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