Answer Guys: When to draft a defense
What's the earliest round you would draft the Vikings defense?
Dave: I don't draft a defense, the Vikings' or any team's, until the last two rounds of my drafts. The reason: The difference in point production between the top defenses and mid-level defenses over a full season of play doesn't justify an early or even mid-round draft pick. For example, here were the top defenses, and their overall point totals, in ESPN 10-team standard leagues in 2007:
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