Some fantasy players insist that drafts happen as close as possible to the start of the regular season to avoid the fickle finger of camp and preseason injury luck. Others prefer to draft as early as possible. Why draft early? Because the fantasy hive mind is a powerful drug and its early conventional wisdom on player value framing can be exposed as well off of the mark once they put on the pads. Early ADP can be misleading and based on a mass misapprehension of a player or situation. The earlier you draft, the longer you can wait and the more you can profit from being ahead of the curve. Here are some players with ascending ADP impending:
Damien Harris, RB, NE - Whilst the fantasy community frets about Todd Gurley’s bum knee, nigh a peep is perceptible about Sony Michel’s similarly questionable joint. Well, that is until OTA’s started this week and he was not on the field. Harris might be better equipped for the role the Patriots put Michel in last year anyway. Harris’s Michel injury upside alone makes him worth a 10th or 11th round pick. Michel is one of the most likely backs to miss time this year and New England is perennially one of the best situations.
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