Fantasy football season is almost here.
To help you prepare, we’ve put together a consensus ranking based on the predictions of fantasy experts from several different outlets.
There’s no wrong way to draft your team, but a bit of guidance from experts never hurts.
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Football season is fast approaching and with it, comes fantasy football.
While there’s no foolproof way of drafting your fantasy team, it’s key to get your first few picks right if you hope to compete for your league’s championship.
With the help of Fantasy Pros, we gathered the rankings of 28 experts from Yahoo! Sports, The Action Network, FantasyPros, The Athletic, Walter Football, The Fantasy Footballers, The Washington Post, CBS Sports, and theScore in order to put together a consensus ranking from experts across the sports world.
Running backs are once again the most vital position in the sport, and quarterback looks to be surprisingly deep this year. However, the top QBs will likely still get fantasy players their money’s worth.
Take a look below and plan out your strategy for the first few rounds of your upcoming draft.
1. Saquon Barkley — RB, New York Giants
Average rank: 1.3
2018 stats: 1,307 rushing yards, 721 receiving yards, 15 touchdowns, 294.8 fantasy points
One thing to know: Despite the Giants subpar season in 2018, Saquon Barkley put up superstar numbers. As the centerpiece of New York’s offense, expect him once again to be an important part of the Giants passing game as well as one of the leading rushers in the league.
2. Christian McCaffrey — RB, Carolina Panthers
Average rank: 2.9
2018 stats: 1,098 rushing yards, 867 receiving yards, 13 touchdowns, 278.5 fantasy points
One thing to know: Only two men in history have ever finished a season with …read more
Source:: Business Insider