2018 NFL Draft Guide: Top 20 Rookies
Dom Murtha studies the 2018 NFL rookie class and breaks down the Top 20 for fantasy football leagues this season.
Ranking the top-20 fantasy rookies for this upcoming season sounds a lot more straightforward than it actually was. There were hours spent arranging not only the order, but also finalizing the last few spots – a musical chairs-style tournament that goes on in the head, if you will, trying to figure out who was going to be left off the list. Ultimately, we settled on the 20 names you’ll see below. Take notice because, as has become the trend over the last few years, picking the right rookies at the most favorable value can turn a decent fantasy roster into a championship contender.
1. Saquon Barkley, RB, NYG – On talent alone, Barkley comes in as the top fantasy player in this draft class. However, add into the mix that he’s slated to be the featured option in the Giants offense this season, you’ve got yourself a virtual lock for consistent starting fantasy production. While I’m tempering my expectations in relation to many other experts who have him as a first-round pick,...