Toucher & Rich: Dave Richard On Gronk’s Fantasy Value

August 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Toucher & Rich: Dave Richard On Gronk’s Fantasy Value
" With the football season just a few weeks away, it can mean only one thing: Fantasy Football drafts.

To get everyone ready for their upcoming drafts, or ways to improve their already-drafted team, CBSSports ’s Fantasy expert Dave Richard joined Toucher & Rich Thursday morning.

There have been a few changes in drafting strategies with a big emphasis on quarterbacks the last few years. Has anything changed this season?

“The point now, with your first pick you want to get it as safe as possible. Stud running backs still the way to go but there aren’t that many around; there is only three, maybe four if you think Chris Johnson will bounce back. But once those stud running backs are gone, and we’re talking about mid-first round, quarterbacks come into play. I’ve never been a proponent to selecting a quarterback in the first round, but I am this year because I don’t think you can mess it up. Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Drew Brees — guys that in a standard league will get you 20 points a week "

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