2005 Straight Draft Guide

HQ's approach to straight drafts has been refined over the last several years. For newcomers to straight draft gaming, or for veterans looking for an annual refresher, we have several old columns available for your review. Over at RotoHQ.com, there is a whole section of columns covering straight draft theory.

Having that material available saves us from having to re-introduce our approach from scratch in this year's column. The thumbnail summary of our approach is this: during the course of a straight draft, the value of players still available on the draft board will deteriorate at different rates for different positions. Knowing these rates before the draft will allow you to fill the positions on your roster in a sequence that...

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