FANALYTICS: Fixed Price Free Agent Acquisition

As much as this fantasy game is elegantly constructed, there are still elements of it that are agonizingly flawed.

For many years I've bemoaned the systems we use to acquire free agents during the season. "First come, first served" potentially rewards those who live by their computer. "Reverse order of the standings" potentially rewards those who drafted poorly. The blind bidding of FAAB potentially rewards those who are bad at money management.

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