Commentary

CB Corner: Deja vu

Copycat coaches pick on the same DBs, leading to big returns for fantasy owners

Updated: October 22, 2009, 6:44 PM ET
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider

The NFL is a copycat league in many ways, but the most valuable copycatting from a fantasy football perspective is when coaches see which cornerback their contemporaries are targeting. Once a cornerback hits one team's sights, you can rest assured he will stay in every future opponent's sights until he proves he shouldn't be there. Since there were many instances of high-volume/high-success targeting in Week 6, the odds are quite good that these wideouts will be the beneficiaries of this type of copycatting.


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