Neutral Zone Wrap: Old and Busted, or New Hotness?
Neutral Zone Wrap: Old and Busted, or New Hotness?

This article is part of our Neutral Zone Wrap series.

People are always seeking out the newest, hottest products, and they want them yesterday. The problem is that some of these items, though they may be shiny and packed with fancy accessories, hide glitches and other defects. Either companies don't test everything properly or users don't have the time or patience to read the instructions. But who cares if they don't last as long as you bought them before everyone else, right?

NHLers can act similarly. Some jump out quickly, then struggle for a while, then tease owners by going on short surges only to revert to their old bad habits. Nothing is more frustrating in fantasy than those who can't produce consistently, but are still too valuable to drop. So if a better solution exists on the waiver wire or the trade market, then it's your responsibility to upgrade.

How can you identify these types of miscreants? We've made it easy by offering a few examples. Even though some are recognizable, none are widely owned in fanta

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