This article is part of our Rounding Third series.
My Inventory With Two Weeks To Go
I play in a lot of leagues - way too many if we're being honest. But I can't find a way to quit these leagues - they all seem unique in character, and I've forged so many friendships playing in these leagues. Moreover, how am I going to advise my readers and listeners if I don't play in different formats? Player evaluation is an important aspect in doing well in your fantasy leagues, but almost as important as player evaluation is knowing the league context, and what makes those leagues click. It took me a couple of years to get the hang of the NFBC, and I'm still learning there.
So far I've completed 10 drafts, with five to six remaining, depending on whether I play in a second "Beat Jeff Erickson" league in the RotoWire Online Championship. I think it's Important to take inventory of your players - figure out whether you have any gaps in players that you really want to own, any blind spots when it comes to positions or categories, or for that matter players that you lean on too often. I hear of DFS players suggesting that they're weighted too heavily with a certain or player or team, and when you play with the same amount of volume that I do in season-long, the same can be true.
In the grids below, I've listed the essentials for each league and tried to group them by class. I put