The wide receiver dead zone is destroying best ball teams in 2021, but even savvy drafters are often taking the wrong kinds of risks to solve the problem. John Psilas dives into the RotoViz tools and unveils an evidence-based, counterintuitive solution to ramp up win rates.
The presence of a running back dead zone has finally penetrated the fantasy consciousness in 2021, but drafters are still in denial about the WR version. Once you do finally reach the acceptance stage, the solution is still not quite what you think. While it’s a lot of fun to chase rookie and sophomore breakouts, it might not be the way to win your best ball leagues.
Blair Andrews recently looked at how age impacts best ball win rates and found that winning best ball teams are often older than we might have thought. This is especially true in areas of the draft that help you beat the dead zone.
In order to maximize your win rates, it’s important to first locate and understand the WR Dead Zone. Then we need to develop a plan for turning this intel to our advantage. The results of this two-step process will set you up to crush your leagues in 2021.