Originally written on PPR Fantasy Football  |  Last updated 11/12/14

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 31: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers looks on during the 2010 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 31, 2010 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
If you have an elite QB like Aaron Rodgers, there is no need for a backup. It is all about getting the most you can out from your roster.  Optimizing your bench is crucial in fantasy football because there are always injuries that occur and matchups play a huge roll in who you start. But what is the best way do that? First NEVER! EVER! IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE have 2 kickers on your team. 95% of the time I can say the same thing for Defense/STs. Roster space is crucial and having players on your team that you’re never going to use is pointless. If you have an elite QB then you really don’t need a backup. There are exceptions to the rule, like last year I drafted Aaron Rodgers and drafted Mathew Stafford in round 10 so I could trade him later. This year I feel like there are 2 QBs worth taking late to trade, Josh Freeman is going to have a resurgent year and RG 3 is going to have a great year that could be taken late in drafts. However, if you have an elite QB ( Rodgers, Bress, Brady, New...
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