It’s the week before the Super Bowl and that means that fantasy football has been concluded for over a month. The spell has been broken on the cyclical ritual of getting amped about your roster and then massively disappointed after the 1 o’clock games. The off-season gives us the chance to reflect on the good and bad decisions made throughout the course of the season.
If you have managed a fantasy football for multiple years, the off-season gives you a chance to contemplate any tweaks that need to be done to league scoring. I have long thought about changing from standard scoring to PPR, but it was a concern about what it would do to alter the weights of each position. For fantasy football aficionados, the PPR vs. standard scoring remains a point of contention, in which both sides are stalwart in their defense of their scoring preference. For those less familiar with this debate, there are a few important key points.
Standard fantasy football scoring is the set of default scoring preferences used by popular fantasy football platforms, such as ESPN, NFL.com and CBS. Typical default settings look something like this: