Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Quarterbacks Fall, Wide Receivers Rise
Vince Lombardi once said, "Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect."
Well, it's a good thing this fantasy football mock draft is filled with only smart people or else it would've been a completely worthless exercise.
Some of the numberFire writing staff got together to do a mock draft for a hypothetical league that would hypothetically be starting hypothetically 1 quarterback, 2 running backs, 3 wide receivers, 1 tight end, and 1 flex (which could be a running back, wide receiver, or tight end). No defenses. No kickers. Because who wants to read about positions that'll be dropped after Week 1 anyway?
The scoring is standard aside from the fact that receptions are worth half of a point.
Before we dig into the results, you'll notice that quarterbacks went late in this thing. Very late. I'm all about that life, but your leaguemates probably won't be -- at least to the degree that this mock draft shows. Keep that in mind when you see Cam Newton go in -- gasp -- the sixth round. (Spoiler alert.)
Without further ado, let's take a look at Round 1.