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What position is best for flex in fantasy football?

What position is best for flex in fantasy football?

In a PPR league, any receiver or running back that can pull down a handful of catches each week is a good play at the flex spot. In addition to the production a team can get out of its RB1 and RB2 — or WR1 and WR2 spots — a pass-catcher from either position is a solid play at flex.

Are WR or RB better for Flex?

Once you start comparing low-end RB4s to low-end WR4s, wide receiver opportunity almost always bests that of running backs. In PPR leagues, receivers dominate scoring. If you have a running back projected to outscore your receivers, he should fill your flex, even in PPR leagues.

Is Flex important in fantasy football?

You want the flex position to be filled by a player that scores a lot of points, but isn’t the best offensive player on your team. If you have an extra running back or wide receiver who has been performing well lately, start them at the flex position!

What is flex position on ESPN fantasy football?

Flex (RB/WR/TE): If this utility slot is selected, team managers have the option to start either a RB, WR or TE in it each week. There is no maximum number of starters at the Flex slot.

What position gets the most fantasy points?

Quarterbacks typically dominate the total points leaderboard in most formats, but their values depend on several things including your scoring system, the number of teams in your league, the number of starting quarterbacks (including quarterback-eligible flex positions) and the required number of starting position …

Who is the best flex player in fantasy football?


  • Derrick Henry, RB, TEN (at NYJ)
  • Davante Adams, WR, GB (vs. PIT)
  • Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR (vs. ARI)
  • Alvin Kamara, RB, NO (vs. NYG)
  • Tyreek Hill, WR, KC (at PHI)
  • Austin Ekeler, RB, LAC (at LV)
  • Travis Kelce, TE, KC (at PHI)
  • Stefon Diggs, WR, BUF (vs. HOU)

Can a te be a flex?

You can easily trade your second TE with a team who needs a TE and receive a more scoring player to play in your flex. Good TEs are more valuable because there are few of them and everyone needs to start 1.

Can you put a tight end at flex?

The only other eligible position at FLEX is tight end, and really how many game-changing TEs are there on the market besides the high-priced guys like Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham. These generalizations are the main reason tight ends are so heavily discounted in daily fantasy relative to other FLEX players.

Can a QB be a flex?

The Superflex format allows fantasy managers to use a quarterback in a Flex position — in addition to running backs, wide receivers and tight ends being eligible for that spot as well. You can even stream QBs week-to-week, particularly in 10-team leagues, and be among the top squads.

Can you put a QB in Flex?