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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The first two days of the War Room have been a lot of fun as we discuss arguably the broadest range of topics you'll find online. Sleepers continue to be the primary topic, and that makes perfect sense. While there is some strategy in where you might draft Aaron Rodgers, it will almost always happen in the first round. But what about Bucs QB Josh Freeman? Personally I think he's in line for a bounce-back year. I know a lot of people who will disagree, but everybody has their own sleepers. And I'm sure this one will cost me a championship somewhere!
Week three of the preseason gets going tomorrow, which means most teams will be rolling out their starters for anywhere from one half to three quarters. Week three is a bit of a dress rehearsal, so you might get a better idea of what some question marks guys could do for you. And of course, it is one more opportunity for injuries to scramble your draft up. Keep your fingers crossed, or dare karma by rooting for injuries to your opponent's players. It's up to you!
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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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