2020 NFL Draft Guide: Leave the Stacking to DFS
Everyone loves the double-points they get when their QB throws to their WR for a touchdown, but Justin Vreeland explains why stacking in seasonal fantasy football could be a negative for your team.
Do you usually target your teams starting QB and a pair of his wide receivers in your drafts? Stop. Fight the urge. Maybe it’s not even your favorite team, maybe you just think Kyler Murray , DeAndre Hopkins , and Larry Fitzgerald will be an explosive combination for you on a weekly basis. Stop. Stacking is a great option in DFS and that’s where it should be utilized. Leave it there.
Stacking works great in DFS, as it’s a daily platform and (in football) you are just hoping for a big week from a certain offense. They may be playing against a team that has a poor defense and a strong offense, giving us every reason to believe that the game will be a shootout that can produce massive results. Being able to pick and choose when and who you decide to stack makes it so much easier for DFS than for seasonal. In seasonal, if those are your best guys, you are more than likely playing them week in, and week out. If your stack in DFS doesn’t work out, you are simply stuck with a...