By studying the rules of both the FFPC and the FPC along with some of the history and previous performances by FPC players, insights can be found that will help many players to not only compete well in both contests but also to be in a position to win their league and be in the running for a top prize in the championship round.
As the summer rolls on, articles such as this will continue analyzing many aspects of the Footballguys Players Championship and the Fantasy Football Players Championship. The hope is that with analyzing these rules, players will gain a better understanding of how to best build a top-notch fantasy team within the contest. It is extremely important to fully understand how every possible advantage and extra edge can be captured, as those benefits can make all the difference in the world.
THE DUAL-FLEX RULE
Under the microscope this time around is the Dual-Flex rule. According to the rules of the Footballguys Players Championship, the rosters are as follows:
Roster/Scoring: The FPC starting lineup allows for two (2) flex positions, also known as the Dual-Flex.
With the added clarification on the starting roster:
- 1 QB
- 2 RBs
- 2 WRs
- 1 TE
- 1 K
- 1 D/ST
- 2 flex players (RB/WR/TE)
So how do you analyze the impact of this "Dual-Flex" rule, and what would the ideal lineup look like? We need to dig into some numbers.