It seems simple enough, but know your league’s scoring rules before the auction begins.

If you’re not in a PPR league, don’t throw money at that little scat back who only steps on the field in third-down passing situations.

If your league only awards minimal points for team defenses, don’t spend more than a dollar on one.

If your league rewards players for yardage milestones, do up the ante on players in high-octane offenses that rack up a lot of yards.