2020 NFL Draft Guide: How to Value Rookies
Colby Conway breaks down how you should value rookies when preparing for your fantasy football drafts.
This year has already been one like no other. This fantasy football season will be as well. In dynasty formats, youth is prioritized but in redraft, you’ll see rookies typically slide a bit in terms of their average draft position (ADP). Maybe not with some of the big guys, but the mid-round guys tend to slip a bit. However, amidst a global pandemic, how do we value rookies in fantasy football in 2020? It was an exciting draft for skill players, with a lot of young talent coming off the board in the first handful of rounds. However, with virtual offseasons and the likelihood of zero preseason games, what can we expect from these former college standouts?
I’m treading cautiously optimistic with some rookies, most notably quarterbacks and wide receivers. Some of the running backs should be okay, since they really just have to learn pass protection (if necessary) and adjust to the pace of play in the National Football League. However, quarterbacks are missing valuable time with...