Another Expert Draft

I did another expert draft last night, this one for Lindy’s Magazine, and I picked 4th. I’m getting a better feel after 2 drafts, but I’m not quite there yet. I think that’s not only because it’s only my second draft of the year, but also because the 2008 season really isn’t in clear focus yet. It will be in August, but I certainly drafted a team with an excellent foundation. It was NOT a PPR league, and I picked 4th, so my big decision was Brian Westbrook vs. Joseph Addai. It was close because of the format, but I chose Westbrook anyway simply because of my great comfort level in and opinion of him, and because of the presence of Dominic Rhodes, who should get a fair amount of playing time to keep Addai fresh. Westbrook did score 50 more fantasy points last year than Addai, even in a non-PPR format.

The main conclusion I’ve come to in my first two drafts is that it’s ideal to hold off little on QB and TE. I really haven’t done that in my first two drafts, and I’ve paid a price. In this one, I was ready to pounce on Andre Johnson […]

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