Fantasy Football: QBs to avoid taking for the 2020 season

Dec 29, 2019; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks downfield to pass against the New York Jets during the first quarter at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Taking quarterbacks in the later rounds has become a popular trend in fantasy football drafts in recent years. Regardless of when you select a quarterback, similar to every other position, it’s vital to get someone that can be a good return on investment. What does that mean though?

Even with the 2020 season facing a ton of uncertainties due to COVID-19, fans are still conducting fantasy football drafts this offseason. Therefore, there is enough data to see where quarterbacks — and other players — are typically going in drafts. For example, Patrick Mahomes boasts a current ADP (average draft position) of 28.5, according to FantasyPros.

Unless you are taking part in a 2QB league, a league that utilizes the Superflex position, or special scoring rules for quarterbacks, then taking Mahomes or even Lamar Jackson can be unnecessary despite their immense production. Finding quarterbacks that can exceed their value seems to be the recipe for success in fantasy football.

Sometimes though, quarterbacks can fail to live up to expectations and fall short of performing up to the standards of where they are being selected in drafts. With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few quarterbacks that are worth avoiding in fantasy football in 2020.

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