What is a smart investment in fantasy football? A smart investment would be one in which you can have the absolute most control over the way your team is constructed. Being slotted in a specific stationary spot in a fantasy football snake draft allows you only so much control. Even in a 10-team snake draft for a re-draft league, you’re not getting Christian McCaffrey and Saquon Barkley no matter where you’re slotted in the draft order. What if I told you there’s a way to acquire both McCaffrey and Barkley on the same fantasy football re-draft team? There is! A Fantasy Football Auction Draft!

In an auction draft, each team gets a fake budget of money to bid on players to try to acquire them for their own fantasy teams. A lot of...