Found July 21, 2013 on
The Fake Football:
Going into any draft you should have some type of game plan so you don’t feel like you are always on the edge of losing your wits (you need to keep those about you). But just as in any draft you have to be ready to switch up your strategy. And this can be more difficult in an auction draft than in a snake draft. I usually feel like I need to be slightly more prepared for an auction. So this is what I do –
Throw out players you don’t want early. This tenet is becoming old news to most auctioneers, but it still holds true. When you have more money you are more likely to spend it. And even if every person in your league knows this rule, it still isn’t going to hurt you if it doesn’t work. The best players to toss out early are those that are being hyped a lot at the time of your draft. Always throw out hype machine players that you don’t want first. Let a few people fill out their positions and spend some money so you have less people to bid against.
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