I’ve been doing quite a few auction drafts this season and I can tell you not one has gone the same as another.  So putting down values is a difficult task.  I took a look at other sites to see how they go about it and they were all over the map as well. This is because auction drafts don’t follow the same pattern as snake drafts and they change as the league size does.  You can easily see a player that is obviously below another player in everyone’s rankings go for more money.  It all depends on need and available cash.  This is why auctions are so fun!

I decided to put my player prices around the top of where I would take that player if it was the right situation.  My rough percentages for each position in a $200 Salary Cap, 16 player roster are QB 10% ($20), RB1 20% ($40), RB2 10% ($20), RB3 10% ($20), WR1 15% ($30), WR2 10% ($20), WR3 5% ($10), TE 5% ($10), K .05% ($1), D/ST .05% ($1), 6 Bench 13% ($26)

Those are rough.  Do not blindly follow them.  Auctions are all about staying flexible.  Here is my Auction Strategy Post again.  I know you want to read it over and over again! But don’t forget to bathe and dress yourself.

The player values are for a standard non-PPR league.  Here is a look see, but click here for the whole schah-bang!

If you really like someone, go higher.  Don’t get shut out.  But these are here to help guide you and hopefully you can get some of the guys you like for less than these values, which will make you feel better about going higher on some.  If you are consistently going above these values you may be backing yourself in a corner.  If you consistently stop bidding at these values and you aren’t getting any top guys at all, jump head first!

Remember to check out Razzball’s Pay The Fan league.  125 bucks to the winner with a chance at much more!

  1. Nick says:
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    As of now, would you start Hightower week 1 vs. StL over Greene, McCoy or R. Brown (at flex) ? He’s projected 11.8pts in Yahoo which I think is really high compared to Greene/Mccoy at 8/9pts but thats probably just b/c of the good matchup. Non-PPR league.

  2. Doc

    Doc says:
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    I’d still go Greene

  3. Mike says:
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    Do you see Javier Arenas having more value than Antoine Winfield in a return league. 1 for 25 yards. And would you take Ellis Hobbs over both Arenas & Winfield. Thanks.

  4. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Mike: Arenas has both Punt and KO return duty. He should be better than both.

  5. James says:
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    Okay, I’m gonna do something super original and post the team I drafted tonight, not sure how I feel about it yet. 12-team, non PPR, standar yahoo scoring, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR:

    QB: Ryan/Stafford
    RB: S-Jax, Beanie, J. Charles, A. Foster, J. Harrison, M. Barber
    WR: Calvin Johnson, Nicks, M. Williams (TB)
    TE: O. Daniels/Z. Miller (Oak)
    K: somebody
    DEF: Dallas

    I had just finished a Hoarders marathon, that’s how I’m justifying getting a little carried away in the backfield. Figure somebody will come calling for some help in the first couple weeks and gimme a WR2 and a half. Good depth/upside overall?

  6. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @James: hah, yeah, I like the RB depth. Usually the position that gets hurt and has the most value in trades. Should help you as the season goes on.

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