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Every good general has his battle plans, just as every good fantasy team manager has his drafting strategies. At The Huddle, we understand the importance of having a solid fantasy football draft strategy and provide all the information you need to form your plan of attack. We provide extensive draft strategy options to help you make the right picks and avoid being caught unprepared come draft time. With The Huddle’s 2010 fantasy football draft strategy guides, you can be the hero of your league. Start your season ahead of the other guys with the steps to building the ultimate team. Sign up today for full access.

Fantasy Drafting Strategy

JUMbotron: Last Minute Fantasy Thoughts - Miller (September 6, 2010)
The fantasy season is almost here and it's time for some last minute thoughts heading in.
Staff Fantasy Team Rosters - (September 3, 2010)
A rundown of the fantasy teams drafted by The Huddle staff.
Reach for the Studs - Sandy (August 27, 2010)
A handful of players that have stud potential that you shouldn't tempt fate by waiting around to get them.
JUMbotron: Fantasy Football Quiz - Miller (August 26, 2010)
Ten bold predictions for the fantasy football season - in the form of a quiz. Go ahead, take it.
Late Round Legends - Sandy (August 24, 2010)
These late round draft picks will give you instant drafting cred in your league and a leg up on the competition.
Fantasy Football Reset Year: Quarterbacks  |  Running Backs  |  Receivers - Van Prooyen (August 11-24, 2010)
2010 is a year of big changes in the NFL, a "reset" if you will. How will this year in flux impact your fantasy drafting?
2010 Primary Wide Receiver Report - Dorey (August 23, 2010)
Detailed breakdown of all 32 team's wide receiver usage to identify the primary wideouts.
Planning Your First Two Picks  |  Planning Your First Two Pick in a PPR League - Dorey (August 19, 2010)
It's back for 2010! The most highly requsted article each year at The Huddle. An in-depth look at how to create the perfect plan for rounds one and two of your fantasy draft.
Players to Target on Draft Day - Ratterree (August 19, 2010)
Players you should target in your fantasy draft, broken down by early, mid and late round picks.
JUMbotron: Quarterback by Committee - Miller (August 16, 2010)
Not sold on taking a QB early in your fantasy draft? Here's a strategy worth consideration.
2010 Ultimate RBBC Report - Dorey (August 13, 2010)
Detailed breakdown of all 32 team's running back usage and analysis of every running back by committee situation.
Drafting Last Year's Top Dog - Dorey (August 12, 2010)
Many fantasy drafters shoot for those top finishers the previous season. But is that a good drafting strategy?
Offensive Line Helpers and Hurters - Tuvey (August 11, 2010)
An in-depth look at some offensive lines that could help or hurt your fantasy success this season.
JUMbotron: Super Red Zone Report - Miller (August 10, 2010)
Red zone activity is a good indicator of fantasy production. This report breaks down QBs, RBs and WRs for the past three seasons.
Strength of Schedule Swings - Dorey (August 9, 2010)
This could be the most important schedule strength analysis you read this pre-season. What players stand to gain or lose fantasy value due to SOS "swings" from last season to this season.
2010 Offensive Line Ratings and Review - Tuvey (August 5, 2010)
Every NFL team's offensive line analyzed and rated in an easy to review grading format.
Draft Plan Nuts and Bolts... and Hammers - Ratterree (August 3, 2010)
How to use the popular trend of "mock drafting" to better prepare for your fantasy draft.
Team Defense by Committee - Miller (August 2, 2010)
Why waste a mid-round draft pick on a team defense? Instead, employ this simple committee strategy to team defense and use those middle rounds to stock up on key depth at your other positions.
The Evolution of a Fantasy Football Fanatic - Ratterree (July 29, 2010)
Your drafting strategy should evolve over time to ensure fantasy success.
Kicker Consistency - Dorey (July 29, 2010)
Differences in fantasy kickers is minimal at best, but consistency from year to year is one factor to look at.
2010 Wide Receiver Supremacy Battles - Ratterree (July 28, 2010)
Every season there are players that become the new statistical "leader" on their teams. Several wide receiver corps could see such changes this year. Here is the how we see some of these potential situations shaking out for 2010.
What's So Special About Special Teams? - Tuvey (July 27, 2010)
A must read for those in leagues that use special teams separately from team defenses, or those that count return yardage for individual player fantasy points.
JUMbotron: The Ashlie Lelie Effect - Miller (July 26, 2010)
Many forget the sleeper season Lelie had back in 2004. Benefiting from that pick has John Miller thinking about some players that you can get deeper in your fantasy drafts this season that could turn in similarly successful seasons.
2010 NFL Coaching Changes and Their Fantasy Impact - Tuvey (July 20, 2010)

Last year the NFL coaching carousel had more change than a toll booth operator. This year, the upheaval is not quite as dramatic. Here’s a rundown of what those changes mean for the fantasy players on teams with new skippers.

Twilight Saga: Nine Veterans Who Will Defy Their Age (And ADP) - Sandy (July 19, 2010)
When you're building your squad this year don’t be afraid to have a little faith in older players. Striking a balance of, proven and unproven, young and old could be your ticket to a postseason run.
JUMbotron: Wake Up! - Miller (July 16, 2010)
The newest Huddle fantasy analyst, John Miller, issues a wake up call for all fantasy owners out there with three "statements" for the 2010 fantasy season.
Players to Avoid in 2010 - Ratterree (July 14, 2010)
The highly popular but always controversial look at some high profile players you should avoid in your fantasy drafts this season.
Waiting on Your Kicker - Dorey (July 12, 2010)
Every fantasy owner says it, but there are always a few that don't adhere to the strategy. We look at the past 10 years of data and attempt to put the final nail in the coffin of drafting fantasy kickers early.
Some Early IDP Fantasy Sleepers - Tietgen (June 19, 2010)
IDP Super Sleepers - A look at some IDPs that didn’t make it to our preseason top-50 rankings who have a good shot at contributing to fantasy teams this season.
An Early Look at Some Fantasy Sleepers - Tuvey (June 14, 2010)
What do Michael Bush, LaDainian Tomlinson, Devin Hester and Chad Henne all have in common? They've made our early list of possible fantasy sleepers for the 2010 season. Find out why those players and others made the list.
Old Faces in New Places - Tuvey (Posted May 6, 2010)
In-depth analysis of all the key player moves during the 2010 off-season. Donovan McNabb, Ladainian Tomlinson, Leon Washington, Anquan Boldin, Brandon Marshall and others.
Post-NFL Draft Fantasy Team Recaps:
AFC North  |  AFC South  |  AFC East  |  AFC West  |  NFC North  |  NFC South  |  NFC East  |  NFC West
All NFL team's drafts analyzed from an NFL standpoint and fantasy perspective.
Offensive Rookie Rankings - Dorey  IDP Rookie Rankings - Tietgen (Posted April 28, 2010)
An early look at rookie fantasy value following the NFL Draft.
Top 10 Fantasy Rookies Worth Watching - Dorey (Posted April 26, 2010)
Training camp will wash out the bad draft picks and showcase who is real, but for now let's take an early look at the ten rookies most likely to matter come the start of the NFL season.
Post-NFL Draft IDP Rookie Reviews : Defensive Linemen  |  Linebackers  |  Defensive Backs - Tietgen (Posted April 26, 2010)
An early look at the IDP fantasy value of the rookies taken during the 2010 NFL Draft.
The Rise and Fall of the Workhorse Running Back - Dorey (Posted April 12, 2010)
The running back has long been one of the offensive stars of any team. Yet there is a sense that the position is not being watered down by committees.
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