2020 NFL Draft Guide: When to Draft a Defense
Dan Malin looks into the various places in your draft where drafting a defense in your fantasy football leagues makes the most sense.
Many draft strategies are available and up for discussion in regards to fantasy football. One that is viewed as a quick “one and done” pertains to defenses and special teams (D/ST’s). If looking for a “TL;DR” summation of the D/ST strategy, it’s best to wait. However, there’s more to it than that. I’m coming off a three-month stretch where I dove into weekly D/ST previews and you can find all of them right here. There are plenty of articles touching on D/ST’s on the rise/fall, D/ST’s to target Week 1, playoff streamers, etc. But when should you draft a D/ST exactly? Let’s check out some current ADP trends.
Currently since we currently do not have the Mock Draft Army for fantasy football yet (be on the lookout for that announcement), I’ll be looking at varying ADP’s from Fantasy Football Calculator and Fantasy Pros, as well as the results from last week’s FSGA drafts. In most drafts you’ll see the 49ers, Patriots, Bills, Steelers, Ravens, and Bears drafted as some of the first...