2022 Fantasy football draft prep: Rankings, NFL rookies, strategy, top 150 players from analytical experts - CBSSports.com

2022-07-31 18:06:49 By : Ms. Max Ye

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Recent reports suggest the Denver Broncos are tailoring their offense to new quarterback Russell Wilson, which would be a contrast from his time in Seattle. The Seahawks' run-based approach allowed Wilson to finish among the top 10 in passing attempts just twice over his decade with the team. While more of Wilson throwing would send him up the 2022 Fantasy football rankings, it could also have a ripple effect on running backs Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams. They finished 17th and 18th, respectively, in positional Fantasy points last year, but could one or both be poised to be one of the 2022 Fantasy football busts?

Recognizing the effects of offseason moves should be a factor in your 2022 Fantasy football draft prep. Which other 2022 Fantasy football news should you be aware of before going on the clock? Whether you're hunting for a Fantasy football top 150 you can trust or position-specific rankings that can help you identify potential 2022 Fantasy football sleepers, breakouts and busts, be sure to see what the team at SportsLine has to say.

Prepared by SportsLine Fantasy experts Jacob Gibbs and R.J. White, this is a must-have guide for any Fantasy player preparing for snake, auction or best ball drafts. Gibbs is a data-driven prodigy who called Patrick Mahomes' monster 2018 season. He uses a data-driven approach that has helped him consistently provide accurate rankings at every position. He has proven to be one of the nation's most accurate Fantasy rankers in recent years, posting the eighth-most accurate results over the past three seasons, according to Fantasy Pros.

White is SportsLine's No. 1 NFL expert since 2017 who got his start in the Fantasy industry, with his work appearing at AOL Fanhouse, Fantasy Café and other sites prior to joining CBS Sports. This duo brings decades of Fantasy experience and can give you a huge edge in your league.

The 2022 guide not only ranks the top 150 players in standard and PPR leagues, it reveals must-see sleepers, breakouts and busts, breaks down the top rookie QBs, RBs and WRs, tells you which coaching moves will translate to massive Fantasy success and gives you updated mock drafts that can guide your selections. The Fantasy Football Draft Bible also offers detailed strategy tips for whichever league you play in: snake draft, auction or best ball. Head to SportsLine now to see the 2022 Fantasy football draft bible.

The Fantasy football draft bible includes 2022 Fantasy football sleepers you'll need to know before you go on the clock including:

WR Darnell Mooney, Chicago Bears: Mooney showed a glimpse of his Fantasy potential over the last half of the 2021 season, when he averaged over 75 yards per game during the last eight contests. He ranked 15th among all wide receivers in Fantasy points during that stretch, and a full offseason working with Justin Fields as the starting QB will only help both players.

For the season, Mooney posted an 81-1055-4 stat line for the league's 30th-ranked passing offense. Chicago's air game should improve dramatically under new OC Luke Getsy, who formerly led the Packers' passing attack, and Mooney no longer has Allen Robinson II stealing targets from him. Receivers have historically used their third NFL seasons as their true breakout years and Mooney certainly fits the mold to do that in 2022.

WR Jerry Jeudy, Denver Broncos: The 2020 first-rounder regressed last year thanks to an early injury and Denver's struggling passing offense. Jeudy played all 16 games as a rookie and never missed a game in college, so injuries aren't a big concern for him going forward. Wilson made both D.K. Metcalf and Tyler Lockett weekly starts in Seattle, so he can do the same with Jeudy and Courtland Sutton, though Gibbs points out that Jeudy was ahead of Sutton on the pecking order when the two shared the field last year.

"On 224 shared routes, Jeudy out-targeted Sutton 49-30 and out-gained him 447-107," Gibbs told SportsLine. "There was no question as to who the WR1 was when Jeudy was healthy in 2021." Get the full Fantasy football draft guide over at SportsLine.

SportsLine's Fantasy football 2022 draft guide has also identified a massive bust you need to steer completely clear of. This player is going off the board in the fourth or fifth round in many leagues, but could completely sink your playoff hopes. You can only see who it is here.

So what is the value of every single player for your 2022 Fantasy football rankings? And which huge bust can sink your season? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete 2022 Fantasy football draft bible, all from a team of proven Fantasy analysts who can give you a huge edge in your league. 

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