Three examples why it’s a bad idea to have fantasy football drafts prior to the third preseason game:
1. Spencer Ware
2. Cameron Meredith
3. Julian Edelman
So congratulations to those leagues that haven’t drafted yet. You have avoided having to deal with critical season-ending injuries and you might even get some clarity on Ezekiel Elliott’s status over the next few days. ESPN’s Adam Schefter thinks a reduction of the six games is possible.
So as we head into Labor Day Weekend, here’s a look at the top players to be considered by those whose draft is near.
Tom Brady, Patriots: Should be fine without security blanket Julian Edelman, who is out for the year with a torn ACL. Obviously needs tight end Rob Gronkowski to stay healthy, which is a crapshoot. Remember when Brady was the first quarterback to throw 50 touchdown passes in a single season? Yeah, that was TEN years ago.
Drew Brees, Saints: Turned 38 in January,…