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My Guys: Dwain McFarland's favorite high-stakes, battle-tested fantasy football picks

Over the summer months, I have focused on providing actionable fantasy insights across a multitude of players and situations for the 2020 fantasy season. (You can find my QB TiersRB Tiers, WR Tiers and TE Tiers at the corresponding links and the entire collection of PFF analysts' tiers rankings here.)

Pairing these articles with the latest rankings updates will create a firm foundation for your upcoming drafts.

The intent of this article isn't to revisit those items — they serve as a reference point. This article is about that moment when all of the research merges with optimal roster construction strategies. In this Zen-like state, it isn't about data points or projections anymore — it is about the clarity that occurs as a result of hard work.

I have drafted 10 teams at $300 or higher — battle-testing my rankings, tiers and roster-construction strategies. The following is an outline of the players I select most often.

Better known as “My Guys.”

Running Back

Derrick Henry With an increase in passing-down utilization, the dependency on game-scripts lessens for Henry. Darrynton Evans will be involved, too, but Henry is going to be on the field more than ever. He should be the fourth back drafted.

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