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PPR League Strategy: Breaking It Down by Position

Michael Corvo

Michael Corvo

Michael Corvo writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

Basic PPR Strategy

In point-per-reception (PPR) leagues, the premise is simple: players receive an additional 0.5-1 point per each reception. However, that seemingly minor rule has a profound impact on the complexion of a league and the approach to building a winning team.

Obviously, certain players, and certain types of players, are more valuable in PPR than in standard. These are skill position guys who catch a lot of passes, even if not necessarily for huge yardage. Additionally, the RB, WR and TE positions in general have more value in PPR, because they have an added means of accumulating points, while quarterbacks, notably, aren't rewarded points for each completion.

To assemble a winning PPR team, the main goal then is to draft a strong stable of skill position players who catch a lot of passes, while making quarterbacks a slightly lesser concern as they score a smaller percentage of your overall points.

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