Fantasy football: How we would draft differently at midseason
BY LADD BIRO Guest Columnist November 1, 2011 11:03AM
Round 1. LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles. McCoy has scored at least once in every game, and trails only Peterson (by a smidge) as the top back in Fantasyland. Yet Peterson has played an extra game.
Updated: November 1, 2011 1:18PM
So, uh, how’s that Chris Johnson pick working out for you?
Still think Peyton Hillis was a steal in the third round?
Did you pick the wrong year to load up on Colts?
Yes, dear reader, it’s time for our semi-annual exercise in self-flagellation, when we reflect back two short months on what could have been had we made all the right moves during our preseason draft. Step right up for The Perfect Draft 2.0: Midseason Review.
As always, we start with a few key assumptions. First, we’re in a 10-team league using a standard scoring system that starts one quarterback, two running backs, three wide receivers, one tight end, one kicker and one defense/special teams. Second, we are drafting from the middle (fifth) position in a zig-zag format, meaning Adrian Peterson was not available to us in the first round. Third, we’re selecting players based on their average draft position in multiple mock draft sites as of the end of August. And finally, our goal is nothing short of total domination and the abject humiliation of our opponents.
Now, with the fifth pick of the 2011 Fantasy Draft, we should have selected… CLICK HERE FOR OUR MIDSEASON PERFECT DRAFT