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Consider this your ultimate fantasy football cheat sheet for the 2016 season. Rankings, sleepers, busts, mock drafts, draft strategy, player updates, PPR info — we have a little something for everyone.
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It doesn”t matter if you play on ESPN, Yahoo, or even a DFS site like FanDuel or DraftKings — the information linked here will help you find the top players, make the best picks, and win big.
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Fantasy football rankings
Quarterbacks: Cam Newton vs. Aaron Rodgers for the top spot — who ya got? (Full QB rankings with analysis)
Running backs: A rookie in the top five? Believe it. (Full RB rankings with analysis)
Wide receivers: Expect five or six of these guys to be drafted in the first round this year. (Full WR rankings with analysis)
Tight ends: So, what happens after Gronk…? (Full TE rankings with analysis)
Defense/special teams: You can make a strong case for any of the top three or four for No. 1.
Kickers: If you still have kickers in your fantasy league — in 2016 — then you”ll want to very, very briefly glance at these.
Rookies: Geared toward dynasty/keeper leagues, we break down the QBs, RBs, and WRs that you”ll need to know for this season and beyond.
Fantasy football sleepers
One from every team: There are 15 WRs, 9 RBs, 4 TEs, 3 QBs, and a D/ST on this list.
Quarterbacks: Some old fantasy favorites mix with a few newcomers here.
Running backs: Lots of rookies in this one. Only one or two might pan out, but sometimes that”s all it takes. (Update: 6 more possible RB sleepers.)
Wide receivers: Rookie and second-year receivers dominate this list, but there are a few “veteran breakout” candidates, too. (Update: 5 more possible WR sleepers.)
Tight ends: Players — and a coach — who switched teams this offseason play a big role in this list.
Defense/special teams: What”s more important — season-long sleepers or early-season sleepers? We identify both.
All-Sleeper Team: Consider these your No. 1 sleeper targets at every position (except kicker, because, come on.)
All-Bust Team: Don”t let these guys sink your season.
Top 20 draft steals: Yes, you can get “value” as early as the second round of your draft.
Top 20 draft busts: Do not draft these guys…unless, you know, they fall considerably in your draft.
Fantasy football draft strategy
PPR leagues: Five tips for a better PPR draft.
Quarterbacks: Everyone says you should “wait on QB”…but should you?
Running backs: Zero RBs? Load up on RBs? Here are five ways to handle fantasy”s most important position.
Wide receivers: There”s no excuse for not having a good receiving corps if you follow one of these strategies.
Tight ends: Gronk is the only player in our TE “Tier 1”. See how we slot Tiers 2-5 and where we suggest drafting them.
Defense/special teams: Repeat after us: I will wait on defense, I will wait on defense…
Fantasy football mock draft
FantasyPros Mock Draft Simulator: Do a mock in seconds! Customizable to your league format and settings; draft against consensus expert rankings or Yahoo/ESPN rankings.
12-team experts league (standard): The Sporting News staff sat down for its annual draft, and things got real in a hurry.
12-team experts league (half-point PPR): Here”s what can happen when you start with DeAndre Hopkins at pick 10.
12-team standard league: Cam Newton in the first round — worth it or no?
12-team PPR league: How would you build your team with the No. 1 pick in a PPR draft?
14-team PPR league: Drafting from the middle of a round helps you build a balanced team in deep leagues.
More fantasy football help
RB handcuff chart: Memorize now, dominate at the end of your draft and on the waiver wire later.
Player updates: Get the latest player news.
Biggest offseason acquisitions: Whose stock is up and whose is down after switching teams this offseason?
Best fantasy football team names: Zeke Squad, Hurns Notice, Murray Convention…
Five people in every fantasy league: Are you The Cheater, The Podcast Groupie or one of the other types of owner that seems to be in every fantasy league?