Welcome back to the 2012 Fantasy War Room sponsored by Sprint, where we'll be answering your fantasy football questions from 4-9 p.m. ET! No league is too big or too complicated.
Today marks one of the biggest days of the year when it comes to fantasy football drafts. It's the holiday weekend, which means you are either enjoying time with your family, drafting your fantasy football team, or potentially trying to do both at once. If you're juggling family and fantasy football, we're here to provide you the answers you need to get through your draft.
This also marks the last Sunday with no NFL until after the Super Bowl. It will make for a busy five months, but we would not have it any other way.
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As you're getting ready for your drafts. SB Nation Fantasy will have plenty of resources to help you in your drafts. The War Room is a resource in and of itself, but we'll also be updating our positional rankings throughout the coming week. For now, you can check out our latest quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end rankings. And don't forget our Top 100 Cheat Sheet for PPR and standard leaguess and a rundown of all the bye weeks in 2012.
How To Post
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.
All official SB Nation answers will come from the user SB Nation Fantasy. For tonight, the first hour and a half will feature by David Fucillo of Niners Nation. While David is a 49ers fan, he has generally been able to get around his 49ers biases in his draft advice.
Others are more than welcome to throw in their own two cents. Just click on the reply button and let people know what you think works for a given draft situation.
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