With the exception of Jesus Christ, no one is perfect. That holds true in fantasy, as well as reality. Each week, you’re going to have someone on your fantasy football team disappoint you with his performance.
On my team, Jordan Howard was projected to score 15.14 points yesterday. He scored 2.5. Russell Wilson was projected to score 17.9, and he scored 9.0 fantasy points. I still finished with 150.1 total points from my nine starters.
While Russell Wilson got his measly nine points, Andrew Luck was on my bench with 35.7 points. If I lose this week, I can point to my decision to bench Luck and start Wilson just a day after I picked him up on waivers.
But I don’t think I’m going to lose. I’m leading 150.1 to 94.6. My team is done, and my opponent has Travis Kelce and Harrison Butker, the Chiefs’ kicker, going tonight. They’d have to score 55.6 points for me to lose.
My point I’m trying to make is this. You don’t have to be perfect to win in fantasy football. You just need to make less mistakes than your opponent. If you acquire good players and start the right ones most of the time, you’ll win.