There is a lot that goes into a successful fantasy season. You have to manage your roster correctly, play the right matchups, work the waiver wire and, yes, have a little bit of luck on your side at certain points. However, a successful draft is the biggest step you can take toward building a championship roster.
Without a strong foundation, winning on a week-to-week basis becomes exponentially difficult. Without the right players—both in the starting lineup and on the bench—no amount of shuffling will produce a consistent winner.
To help with your fantasy draft, you'll find a quick-reference guide for the top players at each key fantasy position—running back, wide receiver, quarterback and tight end—along with some potential sleepers and some creative naming suggestions.