Lame League. Help me with my draft strategy
Posted 28 August 2012 - 08:30 PM
Turns out its gay. Eight of ten teams make the playoffs, No trades. If a player is dropped, I have to pick up a player of the same position, and every position has to have a backup basically. No negative points on DST. Passing TDs are 6. Also the only flex spot is a ninth spot for WR/RB/TE. So the complete 16 man roster I am forced to draft will be...
2 QB 1 Starts
4 RB 2 Start
4 WR 2 Start
2 TE 1 Starts
2 K 1 Starts
2 DST 1 Starts
1 RB/WR/TE Starts
So I'm wondering if I should change my draft strategy at all, which is basically BPA in early rounds with lower priority on WR, and maybe grab an upper tier TE. I usually take TE and D around rounds 7 to 10 depending on how the draft is going.
Just looking for some feedback cuz I've never done a league this lame. So lame. Like everyone gets a participation trophy lame. Yaaaay!!
Posted 31 August 2012 - 06:40 AM
Here is something crazy to do... and it might work as a strategy. If you are 9 or 10 and cant get Cam, draft Gronk with the first pick and Graham with the second. Most leagues the flex does not include a TE, so I would take a chance and get two #1 targets for arguably the two best qbs in the league running a very high powered passing attack. Then make your next two picks rbs since they are a little more scarce than wrs. With your 5th pick, you pick a QB. Plenty of great ones available... probably both Manning bros, Rivers, Big Ben, Flacco...or if your a gambling man, go with a rookie qb. I did this yr and last and well lets say it worked out in my favor. Then make a serious run on wrs, pick four in a row and try to find #1 targets...maybe Bowe is still available or Decker/Thomas. Thats leaves you with Def and K starters to draft. Take the Cowboys, I like how they are flying under the radar. I hope that helps.
Posted 31 August 2012 - 08:06 AM
Here's my team followed by round taken.
Matthew Stafford 2
Jay Cutler 9
Matt Forte 3
Steven Jackson 4
Willis McGahee 7
Michael Bush 8
Calvin Johnson 1
Roddy White 5
Mike Wallace 6
Torrey Smith 10
Jarred Cook 11
Kellen Winslow 15
Rob Bironas 14
Shayne Graham 16
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