RESEARCH: Comparison of drafted stats to final totals

You can’t win a league at the draft but you can lose it. We’ve all read this cliché, it’s classic writer-speak. But have you ever wondered about how much a strong draft or auction contributes to winning? What follows is a comparison of statistics generated assuming opening day rosters remained the same all season to actual final totals. The objective will be to identify trends that can be woven into auction or draft strategy, in an effort to increase odds of winning.


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