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LAG - NFFC Scoring
David Dorey
August 13, 2007

(Using the scoring system found on the National Fantasy Football Championship for the highest scoring 20 players in each position)

Scoring Rules

Passing

1 Pt for 20 yards
6 Pt touchdown
-1 Pt Interception
-1 Fumble

Rush/Catch

1 for 10 yards
6 Pt Touchdown
1 Pt Catch - WR,TE
0.5 Catch - RB
-1 Fumble

Defense

6 Pt Touchdown
1 Pt Sack
2 Pt Turnover
2 Pt Safety

  Top 3 Scorers 4th - 10th Top 3 vs 4-10 11-20th 4-10 vs 11-20
Average Scoring Average Points Lost Scoring Average Points Lost
QB 381 316 65 260 57
RB 390 262 128 198 64
TE 202 162 39 99 63
WR 285 262 23 229 32
DEF 179 133 45 116 17

LAG Synopsis

Quarterbacks - This is a quarterback league. Outside of the top few running backs, quarterbacks come on strongly in scoring and the decline over the first eight is significant enough and more so since this is the highest scoring position. A top QB is a big advantage in this scoring that has high yardage and TD points and only one point dings for interceptions or fumbles. No way would I want to wait beyond about the 8th best QB and the earlier the better as long as it did not come at the expense of a better pick.

Running Backs - This is a somewhat unique scoring in that it rewards running backs the standard yardage and scores but then only gives up a half point per reception while TE and WR get the full point. We still see that the top dozen running backs are much have players in this league the decline is very sharp but after that , commensurate wideouts are actually a bit more valuable. But the decline in RB value still is significant enough that by no means do you want to wait until the top 30 are gone before getting your RB2.

Tight Ends - Standard scoring for tight ends with reception points. It still does not make them on any even par with anything other than defenses and kickers but the decline in the top dozen is enough that you would be better served by taking them mid-run than waiting too long.

Wide Receivers - The reception point helps this position out a great deal and it actually scores better than RBs once the top dozen are removed but still - the decline in value is the most gently sloping of all positions other than defenses. Owning a few in the top 20 is a great advantage but no real need to run to this position until the positional raid has begun in earnest.

Defense - Standard "wait until the end" sort of scoring. The bang for the buck is not there unless you get a top two defense and don't have to pay much for it.

 

Top 20 Scorers
445 RB Tomlinson, Ladainian
423 QB Manning, Peyton
372 RB Jackson, Steven
366 QB Brees, Drew
353 QB Palmer, Carson
352 QB Bulger, Marc
352 RB Johnson, Larry
344 QB Vick, Michael
333 QB Kitna, Jon
315 QB Brady, Tom
303 WR Harrison, Marvin
297 RB Gore, Frank
296 QB Rivers, Philip
294 RB Westbrook, Brian
288 QB Favre, Brett
287 QB Manning, Eli
281 QB Roethlisberger, Ben
281 WR Owens, Terrell
278 RB Parker, Willie
272 QB Grossman, Rex

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