This year I got roped into yet another league bringing the official total to … too many. This particular league is an auction draft which in my opinion is the all-time best format for analytics-driven fantasy managers to gain an edge. Rather than being forced into the confines of your draft position, you are free to define your own strategy.
In an auction draft, it is crucial to sit down and make a plan. For his last auction my buddy actually went so far as to mark up the back of an old receipt:
But we can do better. For your draft, make sure you know the following: