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'Do not draft' list for 2016 fantasy football

A year ago, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was someone I targeted late in drafts because many fantasy owners seemed to be ignoring the vast statistical potential, believed to be blunted by health or performance issues. This was a proven player, but one who became a 10th-round selection, on average, in ESPN live drafts.

Things have considerably changed today, as Newton is that quarterback, the first one off the draft board, and thus, he shows up leading my annual “do not draft” list. Nice guy, nice player, but