Fantasy football is like the stock market in many ways.
We must make sound investments with our draft picks with a limited amount of information. In addition, we need to forecast expected results based on history and trends.
There are different investing strategies for everyone. Some are risk-averse and invest in the safety of blue-chip investments. Others prefer to invest in high-risk, high-reward investments.
Just like in the stock market, there are no guarantees in fantasy football. You can invest in high-upside, unknown or injured players with a wide array of possible outcomes.
Most fantasy football owners do not want that sort of risk with their early draft selections.
The safest picks in your draft are not always the top-ranked players at each position. However, they are the players who you can count on to produce consistent results with less risk.