According to the Data: Which Draft Slot is Most Valuable - Part 2
According to the Data: Which Draft Slot is Most Valuable - Part 2

This article is part of our According to the Data series.

Which Draft Slot is Most Valuable? A Follow-Up Analysis

You've waited all summer for your big fantasy football draft. All of the prep work is finished - projections, tiered rankings, consistency calculations. Yup, you're certain the countless hours of work you put in will give you a leg up on the competition... Except you just found out you have the 12th overall pick. Season over.

While nothing can be quite a buzzkill like landing a less-than-ideal draft spot, chances are the pick you own might be better - or worse - than you think. Last week, I published an article that attempted to calculate which draft spots have been the best over the last half-decade. You can consult that article for more information, but here are the results:

Over the past five years, the 12th draft spot has actually provided the greatest retu

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Jonathan Bales
Jonathan Bales is the author of the Fantasy Football for Smart People book series. In addition to RotoWire, Jonathan also provides content to the New York Times, Dallas Morning News, DallasCowboys.com, and NBC.
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