Hi i know you're never supposed to pick a Qb the first rounds, but what about if its a 2 QB starting league?? I read somewhere that the elite passers (ie Manning, Brees, Brady, Palmer, Bulger) get just as much fantasy points as top backs, so in this case would it be a good idea to draft a top back first round and if they're available Manning or Palmer second as that would pointwise be equivelent to an elite back?? Just so you know also, all TDs are worth the same in my league, 6 points.. My draft's sunday, I have a good feeling about Jones-Drew, plus hes a UCLA guy, what position have you guys seen him usually going at?
It doesn't matter how many points a quarterback scores in relation to runningbacks, all that matters is how many points he scores in other quarterbacks (this is the main principal of VBD). For example: Peyton manning and LT may each score 300 points, but if Carson Palmer racks up 290 and Sjax racks up only 250, LT is way more valuable than manning. So the elite quarterbacks will go earlier than they are in standard drafts. That is all well and good but you also need to start three runningbacks. Because the dropoff at runningback is so much greater than at quarterback, I think you need to go RB-RB with your first two picks, unless you are getting awesome value at QB (IE: Manning falls to 12 or something rediculous like that). Personally, I'd go into your draft looking to go RB-RB-QB-RB-WR. Bear in mind though, don't stick to this as a hard and fast rule, hell you might not even want to listen to it. Also, bear in mind that once Bulger and maybe Mcnabb are off the board, there really isn't a huge amount of difference between the next 10 or so QBs.
Oh and as for MJD- he's going around the late second-early third
I've been in a 6 player keeper league for 10+ years. We have 8 owners and our league is a scoring league. We start 2 QB, 3 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1K, 1Defense. QB's get 1 point for every 50 yds passing and 6 points for TD. RB/WR 1 pt per 20yds, 6 pts for TD's. This year we started a 2nd league with the same setup. 9 owners Peyton Manning went #9 overall Carson Palmer 18 Brees, Brady, McNabb, Bulger were gone before pick 60. Here's a sample of what players scored from 2006 using this scoring system Manning 294 Palmer 237 Brady 204 Eli 186 Favre 166 LT 322 LJ 224 Willie Parker 194 Westbrook 148 Edgerrin 91 McGahee 86 Harrison 135 TO 131 Holt/S Smith 115 Lee Evans 117 Plax 104 Fitzgerald 79 Here is the team I ended up with, in which I feel confident I will be in the top 3 Palmer/Delhomme/McNair/Huard LJ, AP(minn), Thomas Jones, M Bell, L Betts, B Leonard, D Foster, Holt/Steve Smith, Lee Evans, Jericho Cotchery, DJ Hackett, Crumpler I went with RB,QB,WR,WR,RB,WR,RB,RB,RB,WR,RB