According to Fantasy Football Calculator’s scenario calculator, using data from 2,122 fantasy football mock drafts over the past 30 days, seven players are sure to be selected before the second round starts in a 12-team, point-per-reception, or PPR, league: David Johnson, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Ezekiel Elliott, Julio Jones, Odell Beckham Jr. and LeSean McCoy.
[Fantasy football draft cheat sheet 2017: Sleepers, studs, rankings and more] Elliott is appealing the suspension and has a hearing with an arbitrator on Tuesday, with the possibility of taking his case to federal courts after that, but let’s assume for the time being that he will sit out the first seven weeks.
2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Jordy Nelson a smart pick at No. 9 overall in PPR Jordy Nelson is usually a player you settle for instead of target in the first round, but Jamey Eisenberg makes the case that you should covet Nelson at this spot in a PPR league.
Those new to fantasy football will see his low points and WR3 finish and think to steer clear of Green in 2017. Don’t be that guy/gal. Coming into Week 11, A.J. Green was one of the top fantasy WRs but his season was cut short by a hamstring tear.