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Handcuffing is a widely used strategy in fantasy football, but rarely is it used correctly. We often hear about handcuffing during fantasy draft season. People prioritize handcuffs in the late rounds, and what typically ends up happening is they drop these players three weeks into the season.

Sure, if you drafted James Conner two years ago or Austin Ekeler last year, the strategy worked like gangbusters. But those are the exception, not the rule. So the advice I gave back in August, and will...

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