2020 NFL Draft Guide - Tight End Draft Strategies
Andrew Cooper breaks down the strategies to drafting a tight end and explores the league types that impact their value.
I’ve always hated the phrase “there’s more than one way to skin a cat”. The phrase should probably be “don’t skin cats’ you weirdo”. Nevertheless, the thoughts behind the colloquialism are valid, especially in terms of fantasy football. There isn’t one secret ingredient to drafting. Despite what the “Zero RB” or “Robust RB” or “Lefthanded RBs Only” crowds will tell you, the secret to a great fantasy draft is to know your format, adapt to the draft, and get lucky. There are strategies you can implement of course but it’s best to not go into the draft with one strategy locked in. Instead you should know the different strategies and adapt based on what falls to you as the draft progresses. Be ready for whatever curveballs may come your way and pull them down the left field line if you have to.
Drafting a tight end is no different. So here we are going to go over some of the popular strategies and give you some advice based on which formats they work best in. So lets get to...