2016 fantasy football draft kit

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AFC South's biggest X factors
All of the division's players to watch this offseason. | By Eric Karabell   

Is Thomas Rawls an RB1?
Injury and competition threaten the second-year back | By Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft

AFC North's biggest X factors
Health will be key in this division | By Eric Karabell    Andrew Luck being considerably overdrafted

Reasons for concern about the Colts QB | By Leo Howell

AFC East's biggest X factors
Unsettled QB, RB situations to watch | By Eric Karabell   

2016's make-or-break players
These guys could help win your league or tank your season | By Tristan H. Cockcroft

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Cheat sheet central
All of our downloadable, printable cheat sheets for 2016 |  By ESPN Staff

Staff rankings for every position
Top 300, as well as positional rankings | By ESPN Staff

Sleepers, breakouts and busts
Our analysts outlne their sleeper, bust and breakout picks | By ESPN Staff

100 facts to know
Interesting nuggets to know before you draft | By Matthew Berry

Top players you shouldn't forget about
There are plenty of exciting rookies and breakout candidates, but don't forget these guys | By Eric Karabell 

Should you go RB or WR early on?
How to properly value backs and wideouts in drafts | By Mike Clay

Key faces in new places
How will offseason roster changes impact fantasy output? | By Tristan H. Cockcroft

Top injury concerns for 2016
Don't let an injury risk derail your draft | By Stephania Bell

Mock draft 1
We kicked things off with a 10-team standard | By Tom Carpenter

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Matthew Berry's 2016 rankings
The Talented Mr. Roto goes position by position | By Matthew Berry

Mike Clay's 2016 rankings
Plus Mike's ranks for  PPR (top 300) | PPR (positional) | Dynasty | Dynasty Rookies  | By Mike Clay

Eric Karabell's 2016 rankings
Karabell gives his top 100 and positional rankings | By Eric Karabell

Tristan H. Cockcroft's 2016 rankings
Tristan gets you ready for your drafts | By Tristan H. Cockcroft

Staff rankings for every position
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D/ST | IDP

Positional previews <a name="position"> </a>

Quarterbacks
A clear tier of three should be first off the board | By Tom Carpenter

Running backs
Peterson, Bell, Gurley and Elliott are among the elite |  By KC Joyner

Wide receivers
Breaking down wideouts into tiers, plus PPR and auction tips |  By Ken Daube

Tight ends
You either take Gronk or you play the waiting game |  By Leo Howell

Defense/special teams
Seattle and Denver are among the top options |  By Jim McCormick

Kickers
Yes, taking a kicker in the final round is the only way to go By Leo Howell

IDP
Positions matter when you play with individual defenders By Jim McCormick

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Running back depth chart
Your guide to each NFL team's most valuable running backs | By ESPN Staff

Coaching and scheme changes
Ten players whose value will change in 2016 thanks to offseason scheme changes |  By Field Yates

Consistency ratings: 2015 season
Weighing both how consistent as well as how start-worthy players were | By Tristan H. Cockcroft

Create a league
Join, create or reactivate a league today! | Get the league back together

Mock draft lobby
Practice makes perfect | Time to prep

Live draft results
What's the average draft position of every player? | Check the ADP

Must-watch videos <a name="video"> </a>

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  • Karabell: Wait to draft a quarterback
  • Clay: Jamaal Charles still a RB1
  • Cockcroft: Will Kirk Cousins regress this season?
  • Karabell: Grab top-tier WRs early and often
  • Yates: Top five impact rookies
  • Berry: Fantasy hate for Langford has gone too far
  • Karabell: Finding values at tight end
  • Ezekiel Elliott a highly rated RB
  • Top rookie WR to target
  • Karabell: Brady still a top-5 QB