Some fans love training camp; some fans do not. Regardless of which side you fall on, training camp matters. That is simply a fact. It can have a major impact on each team’s depth chart, thus having an impact on your fantasy drafts and approach.

Virtual Offseason and Possible Shortened Preseason

The first thing that we need to address is the current state of the NFL (and our country in general). Teams are currently using a “virtual offseason” due to COVID-19 and while doing things virtually is better than nothing, it is not quite the same as the coaches working with the players live at facilities. This hurts both rookies and offseason signings as their coaches can’t get a real feel for them as players or as individuals. There is also currently a discussion between the NFL and NFLPA in regards to shortening the preseason schedule from four games to two. This, again, would hurt rookies and free agents. It gives the coaches less game action and makes it more likely that they...