Originally written on The Fake Football  |  Last updated 11/5/14
If only. If only you would have started player X instead of player Z. Then you’d be on your way to a victory instead of a top waiver priority. You know the feeling, the one that gnaws at your composure and ultimately blankets you with regret as the final minutes of Monday night expire. Hindsight be damned—you might think—this is a situation that could have been avoided. You’re better than that. Palm, meet face. We’ve all been there. We’ve all made roster decisions that disgust us. It’s frustrating to have a player burn up your bench while your flex player flops. There may be nothing worse than when you lose because of a wrong decision you made. I think it’s important, after Roddy White broke a lot hearts in Week 1, to remember something about decision making in fantasy football: Making the correct call is often different than making the best call. The correct call is by definition the smart call. It’s the one based on logic and a lot of research—two things all diligent fantasy footb...
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