Don’t ever pass up a better player because of his bye week

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The biggest myth in fantasy football is to draft a backup player who has a different bye week than your starter.

Point in fact: passing up on a great backup because he has the same bye week as your starter is foolish.

Always draft the best available player no matter what. After the draft, if you notice that both your quarterbacks have the same bye week, you can do one of two things: 1) make a trade that retains your team’s overall value, or 2) wait until that bye week is actually upon you and then use the waiver wire for a one-week fill-in.