stomperrob wrote:It's okay I guess if it's what everyone wants to do. Personally, I'm opposed to league rules that stipulate how owners must draft - it kinda takes some of the fun out of the draft if people aren't allowed to use their individual strategies, the less rules the better in my opinion.
Yeah, I suppose it would make for some interesting strategy at the end of the "starters" draft, but I wouldn't be too interested in it personally. My main league had restrictions on how many players you could draft from each position the first year I played in it, but I convinced them that was kinda dumb, and now it's draft any position, anytime. If I remember correctly, it was a standard lineup, no flex, and you had to draft:
Obviously, with standard starting requirements, you would prefer to take a maximum of 1 K, 1 TE, and 1 DST, giving you three more picks to use on RBs and WRs. This was my first ever league, and having the restrictions helped new people to draft a fairly balanced roster, and I think that's why they did it. I just hated the idea of watching RBs and WRs fall below their value in the later rounds when I had already filled those positions. What's kinda funny is that there are still some people who stick to these requirements three years later, religiously drafting backup Ks, TEs, and DSTs in the late rounds, even when their starter doesn't have a by until week 7. Much better to plan on picking up a backup in week 6 so you will have the roster spots to capitalize on waiver wire opportunities in the meantime