Wow, you drafted him way before his average draft position (ADP)! What were you thinking? You could have got this guy a round later! What a reach!

These are things you have probably heard before in some manner, and truth be told, is it really a reach if you believe in that player? If you think Philip Lindsay is the RB1 in Houston and you take him in the second round, sure, probably a reach. However, within normal circumstances, if that’s your guy, you go get your guy!

Examining and using a player’s ADP can be a useful tool but putting too much stock into this number can be detrimental to your fantasy team. Let’s examine further.

What is ADP?

This is probably a good place to start, right? What exactly is ADP? What does it mean? Well,...