Nov 2, 2007 0
by Jim Coventry, Guest Blogger
Fantasy football is a game of values and it is a lesson that a few people get perfectly, most get to a degree, and others live by the credo of ‘ignorance is bliss.’ The lesson of value is always timely and like everything else in fantasy football, is constantly changing.
When you prepared for your draft you (hopefully) thought about the value of all the players on the draft board. You should have assigned each player a value specific to your team, then you should have checked the player’s average draft position (ADP,) and then made adjustments for the particular league you play in. If you didn’t do that and consider yourself ultra-competitive at fantasy football, you should start doing this next year.
After your draft was over, you should have also learned lessons about your league and how they valued players. Particular players had value by the spot they were drafted at, while positions had value by how quickly your league depleted the talent pool at each of the positions. If you play with the same group of owners every year, you would be wise to archive your league drafts to look for league trends as well as [...]