Tags Archives: Best Ball

Best Ball Newbie Perspective Part 2 January 29, 2020

Good to see you all back! For those of you who haven’t yet read my first installment, check it out here. In this installment, I’ll try to shed some light on which of my specific roster builds did the best and worst. Finally, we will close with some o...

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Best Ball Newbie Perspective: Part 1 January 15, 2020

Fantasy football without the grind of setting a bunch of lineups? That has to be the dream. This past offseason I decided to try some paid best ball contests to see if I could make myself a more well-rounded fantasy player. At DFF, we believe that every a...

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A Best Ball Draft with an Eye on ADP September 1, 2019

If you don't play best ball, you'll find some solid tips for your first foray into that world. If you stick to redraft, you can find some interesting trends in ADP changes....

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An Introduction to Best-Ball Basics August 2, 2019

For years the downside to being a draft-aholic was realizing a few weeks into the season that the time and energy associated with setting a few dozen fantasy football lineups every week takes a lot of the fun out of the game. But between the ever-popular ...

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BestBall: Five players worth digging for June 17, 2019

The best part of fantasy football hands down is drafting. Best ball formats allow the fantasy player to draft a team and then forget it. No weekly conundrums on who to pick off the waiver wire, or who to start. Draft your favorite upside players and sit b...

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FFLinx’s Top MFL Exposures August 29, 2018

As MFL10 slow drafts wind down, I will be over two hundred leagues this year and have done many at each price point. If you have done any MFL20/50/100s in the last two months, you have likely seen me in your draft (@Styntru2u). As slow drafts run down, I ...

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Busts and Musts: Best Ball August 8, 2018

You’re at the bar. You know that the beer you’ve been drinking all night is perfect. Hitting the spot, you aren’t going to wake up with a hangover. You’re cruising. It’s comfortable and you’re in control. Then that friend shows up, and you kno...

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FFPC Pros vs. Joes Draft Recap July 28, 2018

For those who do not know what the “FFPC Pros vs. Joes” is, it is a 12 team league consisting of six “Pros” vs six “Joes”. This league was created by Darren Armani (@fantasymojo) who owns Fantasy Mojo which gives you all you need from ...

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Winning Three-Man Drafts on Playdraft July 19, 2018

Before I got into Fantasy Football, I was obsessed with poker. As good poker players know, you don’t necessarily need to have the best hand to win in poker. There are many variables that can give you an advantage when playing against only two others on ...

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DFF Best Ball Draft 3.0 July 18, 2018

In this third installment of the DFF Best Ball draft series, we again outline the analysis on the mindset of player selections and strategy. Note: There is likely to be some variance with certain players who we’ve selected, as is typically the case this...

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FFLinx’s Top 20 Best Ball Player Shares June 28, 2018

For those that do not know me, my twitter handle is @FFLinx, and I do a high volume of best ball drafts yearly. I do several hundred drafts a year, and this year I am well over one hundred already. With redraft season coming up and the height of best [&he...

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Stop Disrespecting Andy Dalton June 19, 2018

People who play fantasy football are subject to interesting biases. Many of us get fixated on one simple play (i.e., the Terrelle Pryor catch last summer that pushed his ADP into the 3rd round) or assumption (i.e. Andy Dalton is bad) and then refuse to bu...

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Buck Allen. Best Buy in Best Ball? June 17, 2018

The Baltimore Ravens have not had a truly dynamic back since the days of Ray Rice. However, don’t mistake the lack of household names for lack of value in the Raven backfield. Strictly talking “best ball,” Javorius “Buck” Allen is the back that ...

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Why Zero RB Will Work in 2018 Best Ball Drafts June 1, 2018

Zero RB is heavily debated every year, and the debates burn even hotter in the slower parts of the offseason like right now. Ever since the great “RB Apocalypse” of 2015, RBs have dominated fantasy leagues while WR scoring has been trending downwards ...

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DFF Best Ball Draft 2.0 May 26, 2018

Welcome back for our second Best Ball Draft of the season! The 12 of us got together to try and build the best possible team, according to the best ball format (If you’re unfamiliar with Best Ball, check out this link). In our first draft, we tried ...

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Which Best Ball Payout Structure Suits You?   May 10, 2018

Best Ball drafts have been growing in popularity year after year. It’s a way for people to save time from the daily grind of waiver pickups and setting lineups while still being able to play fantasy. It is also a way for us “draft junkies” to comple...

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DFF Best Ball Draft 1.0 April 18, 2018

We at DFF cannot get enough of off-season activity, whether it involves player profiles, player evaluation, rankings, or league drafts. Over the course of the off-season, we will bring you numerous Best Ball drafts to assist with how draft boards are play...

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Linx’s Guide To Best Ball Drafts April 16, 2018

First off I would like to introduce myself. My name is Ryan known on Twitter as @FFLinx. I have been doing best ball drafts for several years and have been successful year after year on various formats such as FFPC (www.myffpc.com) MFL ((mfl10s.sportshubt...

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