You can always get a QB in a keeper league

by Jim Coventry, Guest Blogger

The best ones are protected already. The above average ones are flying off the draft board quicker than George Bush supporters. You are picking next and it will be quite a while before you pick again, so what do you do? If you don’t think you will be getting a really good QB, address the needs at another position. The Guru lists six keeper QBs as the top guys and then three QBs as ‘next best things.’ The drop off after the top six is potentially large and it drops very quickly after the top-nine. You should either get into the mix and get a top guy or wait it out and use plans ‘B,’ ‘C,’ and maybe even ‘D.’

In your keeper league, you should always be ready to pounce on the waiver wire if you don’t have a great option at QB. Draft one or two that you can mix and match on a weekly basis and be ready to get a QB that is in line to take over a full-time job. Think back over the years and you’ll remember the following QBs that started a year classified as below-average or were total non-factors [...]

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