Zero WR is Your High Upside, League Winning Strategy for 2016
If you have been reading RotoViz for any length of time, then you’re familiar with Shawn Siegele’s Zero RB strategy. It is easily one of the most influential draft pieces of the past few years, and undeniably has won leagues for many people. What is probably much less known is the Zero WR strategy (or similarly Matthew Freedman’s RB5x strategy), which is executed somewhat similarly, but with an emphasis on early RBs instead of WRs.
Before starting, it is important to inform you that the purpose of this article is not to tell you that Zero RB is a bad strategy, or that it can’t win leagues in 2016. It absolutely can.1 But in 2016, I’m going to be hunting for upside and drafting for the win through Zero WR. Here’s why.
- And probably will when you consider the sharpness of a lot of the players currently using Zero RB strategies. (back)