Welcome to the 2012 Fantasy War Room sponsored by Sprint! Every day for the next two weeks, SB Nation will be here to provide you with live fantasy advice as you maneuver through your fantasy football drafts. Whether you are taking part in your first ever fantasy draft, or you are a veteran playing in three re-draft leagues and two dynasty leagues, we will be here to provide insight and advice to help you win your leagues.
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Day one of the War Room was a lot of fun as we were able to discuss all sorts of issues. It is not surprising that we focused in on sleepers, particularly running backs. However, there are plenty of issues still to be discussed. For example, we did not get into a whole lot of tight end discussion. After Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham, the TE position is a tough nut to crack. If you roll with guys like Antonio Gates, Vernon Davis or Jermichael Finley, how long do you wait after the two Gs?
For fantasy draft purposes, week two is now a wrap, which means more and more people are getting into draft mode. There is still the chance for injuries, but we're coming down the home stretch of preseason football with the next game operating as a dress rehearsal and game four being more like the first game in terms of playing time. Of course, some banged-up players are starting to work their way back into lineups. For example, Beanie Wells will likely make his preseason debut against the Titans. If you haven't drafted yet, catching his performance might sway you one way or another.
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If you have a question, go down in the comments below and post the question in the subject line. In the message portion, include a quick rundown of pertinent facts about your league. Fantasy football has evolved to a point where most leagues differ on numerous issues. In order to best assist you on draft night, we will need to know some of the basics of your league.
You don't need to spell out every single point category, but things like where you have points per reception (PPR) and whether you have passing touchdowns equal to rushing touchdowns are incredibly important in determining drafting strategy. PPR vs. non-PPR is generally the most important distinction, but if you have any other rule tweaks that impact decisions, let us know so we can provide as much help as possible.
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