2017 PSDG: Why You Should Wait to the End to Draft a Kicker (Preview)
Chris Rito - 8/11/2017
This Is Why We Shouldn’t Have Nice Things
The title reflects the old saying that always comes to my mind every time I talk to people about drafting kickers (and to some extent, defenses) in fantasy football. Newbies and experienced veteran FFLers alike always want to draft a kicker before the last two rounds, and frankly, this is an indefensible mistake. Unambiguously, irretrievably, undeniably wrong. Period. I insist that it is beyond lame to draft a kicker – especially at that mid-round point where someone inevitably says "hell…my top kicker is still on the board, so why not?" When this happens in my drafts, I just say thank you and chuckle to myself when it happens, because it is in my best interest that the rest of my league thinks this way! And if anyone ever challenges me on this….ultimately, I go through the facts and eventually...
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