5 Takeaways from an Epic FFPC Pros Versus Joes Draft
Image Credit: Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire. Pictured: Justin Jefferson.

Shawn Siegele breaks down his Pros v Joes draft, contrasts the analysts versus the high-stakes drafters, and looks at how the best players in the world are attacking this format.

The annual Pros v Joes celebration signals the entry into hard-core draft season. I had the pleasure of drafting with my Stealing Bananas co-host Ben Gretch against a loaded field of industry experts and high-stakes wizards. The winner of each individual league receives a free entry into next year’s Main Event, and the highest-scorer among the 84-team field gets crowned the overall champion.

Ben and I were lucky enough to draw the 1.04. Would Christian McCaffrey fall? If he doesn’t, which epic receiver breakout narrative are we going to follow? Justin Jefferson versus Ja’Marr Chase may be the toughest choice in fantasy.

Today’s lesson in the 2022 Best Ball Workshop will focus on five key trends that manifested in this draft. What hurdles will you face? What exploitable opportunities exist? How do you zig when others zag without losing the structural advantages that help RotoViz readers generate the best win rates in the game?

5 Takeaways from a Wild Night: Insights and Tactics from the Game’s Best

Playing the FFPC Superflex tournament instead? Try my four strategy sessions for that format.

FFPC Superflex Tournament: Can You Win With a Hyperfragile, Zero QB Cocktail of Crazy?
Structural Drafting and Detours for Value
QB Win Rates and Contrarian Tactics
Late-Round Values to Fix a Broken Build

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Shawn Siegele

Author of the original Zero RB article and 2013 NFFC Primetime Grand Champion. 11-time main event league winner. 2015, 2017, 2018 titles in MFL10 of Death.

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