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May 6, 2021

We entered Underdog Fantasy's Best Ball Mania II tournament and analyzed our draft. Throughout the show, we discuss best-ball strategy and our expectations for the players we selected. Why is an RB-heavy strategy preferred when building a best-ball roster (6:45), who has the most immediate and long-term upside between DeVonta Smith (13:13) and Jaylen Waddle (13:54), and what kind of impact should Mac Jones (26:37) have for the Patriots this year?

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Timestamps:

Best Ball Strategy - 0:01:26
RB-Heavy Approach - 0:06:45
Derrick Henry - 0:07:47
Miles Sanders - 0:08:10
Travis Etienne - 0:08:55
J.K. Dobbins - 0:09:33
Top-Tier TEs - 0:10:00
George Kittle - 0:10:50
Odell Beckham - 0:12:33
DeVonta Smith - 0:13:13
Jaylen Waddle vs. DeVonta Smith - 0:13:55
Antonio Brown - 0:16:35
Jalen Hurts - 0:19:02
Trevor Lawrence - 0:19:37
Nelson Agholor/John Brown - 0:20:46
Tyrell Williams - 0:22:19
Kenneth Gainwell - 0:23:12
Tevin Coleman - 0:24:26
Best-Ball Team Building - 0:24:52
Jonnu Smith - 0:26:07
Mac Jones - 0:26:38
Should you wait until the schedule comes out to play best ball? - 0:28:19