It is often said that NFL games are won and lost in the trenches. Even in the modern era, where passing is king and boom or boost plays tell the story on the highlight reels, it’s the battle in the neutral zone that ultimately crowns champions.
The same can be said for fantasy football. Except we don’t have trenches, we have benches, and that’s where the true grind is. That's where weeks are won or lost. While it’s easy to prove the cliché of “never sit your studs”, it’s much more difficult to know who to plug into that flex role. There isn’t a player out there that hasn’t left a win on his or her bench. There is no worse feeling than watching the