6/23 Expert Draft

I had another draft last night for another print magazine. This was only a mock, so I can’t say I took it as seriously as others. When I say that, I basically mean I didn’t both using a cheat sheet and marking players off; I just used the site’s pre-ranked players. That can be very dangerous, however, since good players are sometimes missed because they’re buried on a site’s pre-ranked players.

I had the 10th pick, so I thought it would be interesting to see how my team looked if I passed on a RB in the first round and went with WR Randy Moss. I also wanted to try out holding off even more on QB and TE.

Note on scoring: This was not PPR league, and the scoring was yardage-heavy, so you’ll notice some of my picks favored yardage guys. It was an odd setup in that you could start only 2 RBs (and 3 WRs), and they didn’t require or want you to draft a DT.

1st Pick: I went with Moss in the first over some of the shakier RBs because he’s damn near a lock for 1300+ yards and 15 TDs if even relatively […]

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