Welcome back to the 2012 Fantasy War Room sponsored by Sprint, where we'll be answering your fantasy football questions from 6-10 p.m. ET! No league is too big or too complicated. No question too foolish.
Time is running out for drafting your squad. Of course, if you decided to wait until this week to conduct your draft, you have a better grasp on the return of Maurice Jones-Drew. He has ended his holdout, and while he will be limited in this Sunday's opener, he will eventually recapture the starting job. It will be interesting to see however how the holdout impacts MJD's performance this season. For now, he does not vault back to his pre-holdout status, although he should be higher than you had him mid-holdout. On the other hand, Rashad Jennings definitely takes a hit in his stock. He is still valuable early and as insurance, but not quite what he was before.
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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.
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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.
All official SB Nation answers will come from the user SB Nation Fantasy. For tonight, that account will be run by Brad Newberg, a recent addition to our team of writers. Brad has been playing fantasy football for 20 years and last year took home first in his PPR league and second in his non-PPR league. He isn't perfect though, as he decided in a keeper league to take Andy Dalton over Cam Newton. Whoops.
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