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A Guillotine league usually consists of 18 teams. Each week, the lowest-scoring team is eliminated. The players on their roster then become free agents.
Your strategy needs to change with such a high number of participants and other format changes.
To help you with this unique format, we asked our staff questions. Here is the latest.
In an 18-team league, having a pick in the last third of Round 1 means you'll only have two top-48 selections. How does that influence your first two picks?
Phil Alexander, Pick 1.14
For me, it meant minimizing risk. Aaron Jones projects as the engine of Green Bay's offense and a more significant part of the passing game with Davante Adams out of town. Mike Evans' production is bankable year-over-year. Players like DAndre Swift and Tyreek Hill were in play with my first two picks, but I didn't want to learn we've been over-projecting their roles while my team was getting eliminated early in the season.
Craig Lakins, Pick 1.18
Drawing the last pick in the draft order was less than ideal, but it clarified how I wanted to attack my first set of picks. Getting a productive running back with a safe role and securing a top asset at quarterback or tight end were my goals. There's enough depth at wide receiver to load up on those later in the draft. With Mark Andrews still on the board, I locked up a top-two tight end and then took Leonard Fournette to have a strong running back to build around.
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