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2019 Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Drafting For Half-Point PPR Leagues

August 14, 2019
Before you know it, it will be fantasy football draft time. Leading up to the season, I will conduct several mock drafts. During the drafts, I will pick in all 12 positions, with all sorts of scenarios. 

As a rule, I prefer to draft three starting running backs within the first four rounds. It is a tried-and-true strategy, which has done me well for 20-plus years. The mock drafts will all assume 12 teams are in the league (unless otherwise noted) with the following positions: quarterback, two running backs, three wide receivers, tight end, a flex (running back, wide receiver or tight end), kicker, team defense and six bench spots. It is a 16-round snake draft. 

Here is scenario No. 7. (See also: Scenarios  No. 1No. 2No. 3No. 4No. 5 and No. 6.)

I have the 10th overall pick; let's see how it all works out. In this format, I am playing in a half-point point-per-reception league (PPR), which means that every reception is worth half a point.

You can see the entire draft by clicking here

Here is my roster: 

Round 1, Pick 10: Nick Chubb, RB, Cleveland Browns

Round 2, Pick 3: Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings

Round 3, Pick 10: Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts

Round 4, Pick 3: Stefon Diggs, WR, Minnesota Vikings

Round 5, Pick 10: Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons

Round 6, Pick 3: Jarvis Landry, WR, Cleveland Browns

Round 7, Pick 10: Dede Westbrook, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

Round 8, Pick 3: Derrius Guice, RB, Washington Redskins

Round 9, Pick 10: Austin Ekeler, RB, Los Angeles Chargers

Round 10, Pick 3: Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Denver Broncos

Round 11, Pick 10: Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints

Round 12, Pick 3: Delanie Walker, TE, Tennessee Titans

Round 13, Pick 10: Minnesota Vikings DST

Round 14, Pick 3: Justin Tucker, K, Baltimore Ravens

Round 15, Pick 10: Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens

Round 16, Pick 3: Albert Wilson, WR, Miami Dolphins

Some Observations:

What is not to like about this scenario? No really, what! I love when a plan comes together.

Running backs early and often? Check. Wide receiver depth with high-volume pass catchers? Check. Quarterbacks in Rounds 11 and 15 who could finish in the top 10? Check. Waiting for a high-floor tight end after not landing one of the top three? Check. Drafting the best flex in the league? Check. This is a championship-caliber team.

Please try a mock draft yourself, as practice makes perfect. You can  mock in minutes

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