2018 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Finding the right approach to quarterback in a 2-QB league

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Draft a quarterback early? Wait it out? What's the best way to build your team in a two-quarterback league?

You have questions. We have answers. And this 12-team, two-quarterback, 0.5 PPR mock draft should help anyone who plays in this format or in a superflex league.

For those of you who want to draft a quarterback or two early, take a look at Dave Richard's team. He was the first owner who drafted two quarterbacks with Andrew Luck in Round 3 and Russell Wilson in Round 4.

Drafting from the No. 10 spot, Richard started his team with Kareem Hunt and A.J. Green before getting his passers. The rest of his running backs are Ronald Jones, Rashaad Penny, Corey Clement, Peyton Barber and Spencer Ware. His receiving corps along with Green includes Marvin Jones, Emmanuel Sanders and Michael Gallup. And he has Trey Burton at tight end, along with a third quarterback in Andy Dalton.

This is a solid team that features two potential top-five quarterbacks in Luck and Wilson, along with stars in Hunt and Green and quality options in Marvin Jones, Sanders and Burton. He has Tampa Bay's backfield locked down, and if Penny (finger) can play at a high level, this team should be playoff bound.

On the other hand, R.J. White waited on his quarterbacks, and the first one he drafted was Jared Goff in Round 7. His second quarterback came off the board in Round 11 with Ryan Tannehill, and he also added Baker Mayfield in Round 12.

By waiting on quarterbacks, he was able to stockpile talent from the No. 11 spot with Alvin Kamara, LeSean McCoy, Lamar Miller, Chris Thompson and Chris Ivory at running back, Odell Beckham, Amari Cooper, Julian Edelman, DJ Moore and Marquise Lee at receiver and Evan Engram at tight end.

While Richard has the better quarterback situation than White, White might have the better overall roster, especially if Goff, Tannehill or Mayfield finish with quality production this season.

As for my team, I took my first quarterback in Round 3 with Tom Brady, but I waited until Round 10 to draft my second quarterback in Tyrod Taylor. I also drafted Joe Flacco in Round 11.

My running backs from the No. 8 spot are Saquon Barkley, Mark Ingram, Marshawn Lynch, Marlon Mack, Chris Carson and Rob Kelley, and my receivers are Michael Thomas, Demaryius Thomas, Chris Hogan and Geronimo Allison. I also got a steal at tight end with Jordan Reed in Round 12.

I'll obviously be in trouble if Taylor and/or Flacco are replaced by the high-profile rookies playing behind them, but if one or both of them start all season then my team should be stacked, especially if Reed is healthy. 

In this league, all touchdowns are worth six points, and we award one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving and one point for every 25 yards passing. We also award 0.5 point for every reception. We feature a starting lineup of 2 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, TE, FLEX (RB/WR/TE), K and DST. There will also be six reserve spots for a 16-round draft. 

Our draft order is as follows:

  1. Meron Berkson, CBS Sports HQ Producer
  2. Will Brinson, NFL Writer
  3. Adam Aizer, Podcast Host
  4. Heath Cummings, Senior Fantasy Writer
  5. Matthew Coca, CBS Sports HQ Producer
  6. Andrew Baumhor, CBS Sports HQ Producer
  7. Michael Kiser, Director, Video Production
  8. Jamey Eisenberg, Senior Fantasy Writer
  9. George Maselli, Fantasy Editor
  10. Dave Richard, Senior Fantasy Writer
  11. R.J. White, NFL Editor
  12. Jeff Tobin, Director of Editorial Operations/Managing Editor
Round By Round
Round 1
Pos Team Player
1 Meron Berkson L. Bell RB PIT
2 Will Brinson T. Gurley RB LAR
3 Adam Aizer E. Elliott RB DAL
4 Heath Cummings A. Brown WR PIT
5 Coca A. Rodgers QB GB
6 Andrew Baumhor D. Johnson RB ARI
7 Michael Kiser D. Hopkins WR HOU
8 Jamey Eisenberg S. Barkley RB NYG
9 George Maselli M. Gordon RB LAC
10 Dave Richard K. Hunt RB KC
11 R.J. White A. Kamara RB NO
12 Jeff Tobin J. Jones WR ATL
Round 2
Pos Team Player
13 Jeff Tobin K. Allen WR LAC
14 R.J. White O. Beckham WR NYG
15 Dave Richard A. Green WR CIN
16 George Maselli D. Cook RB MIN
17 Jamey Eisenberg M. Thomas WR NO
18 Michael Kiser D. Adams WR GB
19 Andrew Baumhor L. Fournette RB JAC
20 Coca R. Gronkowski TE NE
21 Heath Cummings T. Hilton WR IND
22 Adam Aizer M. Evans WR TB
23 Will Brinson C. McCaffrey RB CAR
24 Meron Berkson D. Freeman RB ATL
Round 3
Pos Team Player
25 Meron Berkson T. Kelce TE KC
26 Will Brinson L. Fitzgerald WR ARI
27 Adam Aizer J. Mixon RB CIN
28 Heath Cummings Z. Ertz TE PHI
29 Coca S. Diggs WR MIN
30 Andrew Baumhor J. McKinnon RB SF
31 Michael Kiser J. Howard RB CHI
32 Jamey Eisenberg T. Brady QB NE
33 George Maselli D. Watson QB HOU
34 Dave Richard A. Luck QB IND
35 R.J. White A. Cooper WR DAL
36 Jeff Tobin D. Brees QB NO
Round 4
Pos Team Player
37 Jeff Tobin A. Collins RB BAL
38 R.J. White L. McCoy RB BUF
39 Dave Richard R. Wilson QB SEA
40 George Maselli J. Smith-Schuster WR PIT
41 Jamey Eisenberg D. Thomas WR HOU
42 Michael Kiser M. Stafford QB DET
43 Andrew Baumhor C. Wentz QB PHI
44 Coca J. Landry WR CLE
45 Heath Cummings T. Hill WR KC
46 Adam Aizer D. Baldwin WR SEA
47 Will Brinson A. Thielen WR MIN
48 Meron Berkson C. Newton QB CAR
Round 5
Pos Team Player
49 Meron Berkson A. Robinson WR CHI
50 Will Brinson B. Cooks WR LAR
51 Adam Aizer B. Roethlisberger QB PIT
52 Heath Cummings K. Cousins QB MIN
53 Coca D. Henry RB TEN
54 Andrew Baumhor G. Tate WR PHI
55 Michael Kiser R. Freeman RB DEN
56 Jamey Eisenberg C. Hogan WR NE
57 George Maselli K. Drake RB MIA
58 Dave Richard M. Jones WR DET
59 R.J. White L. Miller RB HOU
60 Jeff Tobin K. Johnson RB DET
Round 6
Pos Team Player
61 Jeff Tobin M. Crabtree WR BAL
62 R.J. White J. Edelman WR NE
63 Dave Richard R. Jones RB TB
64 George Maselli J. Williams RB GB
65 Jamey Eisenberg M. Ingram RB NO
66 Michael Kiser M. Ryan QB ATL
67 Andrew Baumhor J. Gordon WR NE
68 Coca R. Burkhead RB NE
69 Heath Cummings D. Lewis RB TEN
70 Adam Aizer J. Ajayi RB PHI
71 Will Brinson P. Rivers QB LAC
72 Meron Berkson P. Mahomes QB KC
Round 7
Pos Team Player
73 Meron Berkson C. Davis WR TEN
74 Will Brinson G. Olsen TE CAR
75 Adam Aizer M. Goodwin WR SF
76 Heath Cummings I. Crowell RB NYJ
77 Coca J. Graham TE GB
78 Andrew Baumhor J. Garoppolo QB SF
79 Michael Kiser P. Garcon WR SF
80 Jamey Eisenberg M. Lynch RB OAK
81 George Maselli A. Jeffery WR PHI
82 Dave Richard E. Sanders WR DEN
83 R.J. White J. Goff QB LAR
84 Jeff Tobin C. Kupp WR LAR
Round 8
Pos Team Player
85 Jeff Tobin D. Johnson RB CLE
86 R.J. White E. Engram TE NYG
87 Dave Richard T. Burton TE CHI
88 George Maselli M. Mariota QB TEN
89 Jamey Eisenberg M. Mack RB IND
90 Michael Kiser W. Fuller WR HOU
91 Andrew Baumhor R. Anderson WR NYJ
92 Coca A. Smith QB WAS
93 Heath Cummings C. Hyde RB JAC
94 Adam Aizer E. Manning QB NYG
95 Will Brinson T. Coleman RB ATL
96 Meron Berkson J. Crowder WR WAS
Round 9
Pos Team Player
97 Meron Berkson R. Cobb WR GB
98 Will Brinson D. Prescott QB DAL
99 Adam Aizer J. Winston QB TB
100 Heath Cummings S. Michel RB NE
101 Coca S. Watkins WR KC
102 Andrew Baumhor D. Walker TE TEN
103 Michael Kiser T. Cohen RB CHI
104 Jamey Eisenberg C. Carson RB SEA
105 George Maselli K. Stills WR MIA
106 Dave Richard R. Penny RB SEA
107 R.J. White D. Moore WR CAR
108 Jeff Tobin K. Rudolph TE MIN
Round 10
Pos Team Player
109 Jeff Tobin D. Carr QB OAK
110 R.J. White C. Thompson RB WAS
111 Dave Richard A. Dalton QB CIN
112 George Maselli Jaguars DST JAC
113 Jamey Eisenberg T. Taylor QB CLE
114 Michael Kiser R. Woods WR LAR
115 Andrew Baumhor N. Agholor WR PHI
116 Coca M. Williams WR LAC
117 Heath Cummings M. Trubisky QB CHI
118 Adam Aizer K. Benjamin WR KC
119 Will Brinson G. Bernard RB CIN
120 Meron Berkson J. Nelson WR OAK
Round 11
Pos Team Player
121 Meron Berkson C. Keenum QB DEN
122 Will Brinson B. Bortles QB JAC
123 Adam Aizer T. Lockett WR SEA
124 Heath Cummings D. Booker RB DEN
125 Coca M. Breida RB SF
126 Andrew Baumhor C. Ridley WR ATL
127 Michael Kiser J. Doyle TE IND
128 Jamey Eisenberg J. Flacco QB BAL
129 George Maselli A. Ekeler RB LAC
130 Dave Richard C. Clement RB PHI
131 R.J. White R. Tannehill QB MIA
132 Jeff Tobin T. Montgomery RB BAL
Round 12
Pos Team Player
133 Jeff Tobin A. Miller WR CHI
134 R.J. White B. Mayfield QB CLE
135 Dave Richard P. Barber RB TB
136 George Maselli L. Jackson QB BAL
137 Jamey Eisenberg J. Reed TE WAS
138 Michael Kiser J. White RB NE
139 Andrew Baumhor A. Jones RB GB
140 Coca S. Darnold QB NYJ
141 Heath Cummings N. Chubb RB CLE
142 Adam Aizer J. Wilkins RB IND
143 Will Brinson A. Hurns WR DAL
144 Meron Berkson C. Anderson RB LAR
Round 13
Pos Team Player
145 Meron Berkson D. Njoku TE CLE
146 Will Brinson K. Cole WR JAC
147 Adam Aizer G. Kittle TE SF
148 Heath Cummings D. Funchess WR CAR
149 Coca Rams DST LAR
150 Andrew Baumhor Vikings DST MIN
151 Michael Kiser J. Rosen QB ARI
152 Jamey Eisenberg R. Kelley RB WAS
153 George Maselli M. Gesicki TE MIA
154 Dave Richard M. Gallup WR DAL
155 R.J. White M. Lee WR JAC
156 Jeff Tobin K. Golladay WR DET
Round 14
Pos Team Player
157 Jeff Tobin N. Hines RB IND
158 R.J. White Ravens DST BAL
159 Dave Richard S. Ware RB KC
160 George Maselli S. Shepard WR NYG
161 Jamey Eisenberg G. Allison WR GB
162 Michael Kiser Eagles DST PHI
163 Andrew Baumhor C. Godwin WR TB
164 Coca Chargers DST LAC
165 Heath Cummings J. Allen QB BUF
166 Adam Aizer T. Eifert TE CIN
167 Will Brinson S. Bradford QB ARI
168 Meron Berkson D. Bryant WR NO
Round 15
Pos Team Player
169 Meron Berkson Texans DST HOU
170 Will Brinson Broncos DST DEN
171 Adam Aizer G. Zuerlein K LAR
172 Heath Cummings Saints DST NO
173 Coca L. Murray RB MIN
174 Andrew Baumhor H. Hurst TE BAL
175 Michael Kiser S. Gostkowski K NE
176 Jamey Eisenberg J. Tucker K BAL
177 George Maselli D. Foreman RB HOU
178 Dave Richard Packers DST GB
179 R.J. White C. Ivory RB BUF
180 Jeff Tobin Patriots DST NE
Round 16
Pos Team Player
181 Jeff Tobin J. Elliott K PHI
182 R.J. White H. Butker K KC
183 Dave Richard M. Bryant K ATL
184 George Maselli W. Lutz K NO
185 Jamey Eisenberg Lions DST DET
186 Michael Kiser R. Matthews WR NYJ
187 Andrew Baumhor R. Gould K SF
188 Coca M. Prater K DET
189 Heath Cummings C. Boswell K PIT
190 Adam Aizer Steelers DST PIT
191 Will Brinson D. Bailey K MIN
192 Meron Berkson M. Crosby K GB
Team by Team
Meron Berkson
Rd Pk Player
1 1 L. Bell RB PIT
2 24 D. Freeman RB ATL
3 25 T. Kelce TE KC
4 48 C. Newton QB CAR
5 49 A. Robinson WR CHI
6 72 P. Mahomes QB KC
7 73 C. Davis WR TEN
8 96 J. Crowder WR WAS
9 97 R. Cobb WR GB
10 120 J. Nelson WR OAK
11 121 C. Keenum QB DEN
12 144 C. Anderson RB LAR
13 145 D. Njoku TE CLE
14 168 D. Bryant WR NO
15 169 Texans DST HOU
16 192 M. Crosby K GB
Will Brinson
Rd Pk Player
1 2 T. Gurley RB LAR
2 23 C. McCaffrey RB CAR
3 26 L. Fitzgerald WR ARI
4 47 A. Thielen WR MIN
5 50 B. Cooks WR LAR
6 71 P. Rivers QB LAC
7 74 G. Olsen TE CAR
8 95 T. Coleman RB ATL
9 98 D. Prescott QB DAL
10 119 G. Bernard RB CIN
11 122 B. Bortles QB JAC
12 143 A. Hurns WR DAL
13 146 K. Cole WR JAC
14 167 S. Bradford QB ARI
15 170 Broncos DST DEN
16 191 D. Bailey K MIN
Adam Aizer
Rd Pk Player
1 3 E. Elliott RB DAL
2 22 M. Evans WR TB
3 27 J. Mixon RB CIN
4 46 D. Baldwin WR SEA
5 51 B. Roethlisberger QB PIT
6 70 J. Ajayi RB PHI
7 75 M. Goodwin WR SF
8 94 E. Manning QB NYG
9 99 J. Winston QB TB
10 118 K. Benjamin WR KC
11 123 T. Lockett WR SEA
12 142 J. Wilkins RB IND
13 147 G. Kittle TE SF
14 166 T. Eifert TE CIN
15 171 G. Zuerlein K LAR
16 190 Steelers DST PIT
Heath Cummings
Rd Pk Player
1 4 A. Brown WR PIT
2 21 T. Hilton WR IND
3 28 Z. Ertz TE PHI
4 45 T. Hill WR KC
5 52 K. Cousins QB MIN
6 69 D. Lewis RB TEN
7 76 I. Crowell RB NYJ
8 93 C. Hyde RB JAC
9 100 S. Michel RB NE
10 117 M. Trubisky QB CHI
11 124 D. Booker RB DEN
12 141 N. Chubb RB CLE
13 148 D. Funchess WR CAR
14 165 J. Allen QB BUF
15 172 Saints DST NO
16 189 C. Boswell K PIT
Rd Pk Player
1 5 A. Rodgers QB GB
2 20 R. Gronkowski TE NE
3 29 S. Diggs WR MIN
4 44 J. Landry WR CLE
5 53 D. Henry RB TEN
6 68 R. Burkhead RB NE
7 77 J. Graham TE GB
8 92 A. Smith QB WAS
9 101 S. Watkins WR KC
10 116 M. Williams WR LAC
11 125 M. Breida RB SF
12 140 S. Darnold QB NYJ
13 149 Rams DST LAR
14 164 Chargers DST LAC
15 173 L. Murray RB MIN
16 188 M. Prater K DET
Andrew Baumhor
Rd Pk Player
1 6 D. Johnson RB ARI
2 19 L. Fournette RB JAC
3 30 J. McKinnon RB SF
4 43 C. Wentz QB PHI
5 54 G. Tate WR PHI
6 67 J. Gordon WR NE
7 78 J. Garoppolo QB SF
8 91 R. Anderson WR NYJ
9 102 D. Walker TE TEN
10 115 N. Agholor WR PHI
11 126 C. Ridley WR ATL
12 139 A. Jones RB GB
13 150 Vikings DST MIN
14 163 C. Godwin WR TB
15 174 H. Hurst TE BAL
16 187 R. Gould K SF
Michael Kiser
Rd Pk Player
1 7 D. Hopkins WR HOU
2 18 D. Adams WR GB
3 31 J. Howard RB CHI
4 42 M. Stafford QB DET
5 55 R. Freeman RB DEN
6 66 M. Ryan QB ATL
7 79 P. Garcon WR SF
8 90 W. Fuller WR HOU
9 103 T. Cohen RB CHI
10 114 R. Woods WR LAR
11 127 J. Doyle TE IND
12 138 J. White RB NE
13 151 J. Rosen QB ARI
14 162 Eagles DST PHI
15 175 S. Gostkowski K NE
16 186 R. Matthews WR NYJ
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd Pk Player
1 8 S. Barkley RB NYG
2 17 M. Thomas WR NO
3 32 T. Brady QB NE
4 41 D. Thomas WR HOU
5 56 C. Hogan WR NE
6 65 M. Ingram RB NO
7 80 M. Lynch RB OAK
8 89 M. Mack RB IND
9 104 C. Carson RB SEA
10 113 T. Taylor QB CLE
11 128 J. Flacco QB BAL
12 137 J. Reed TE WAS
13 152 R. Kelley RB WAS
14 161 G. Allison WR GB
15 176 J. Tucker K BAL
16 185 Lions DST DET
George Maselli
Rd Pk Player
1 9 M. Gordon RB LAC
2 16 D. Cook RB MIN
3 33 D. Watson QB HOU
4 40 J. Smith-Schuster WR PIT
5 57 K. Drake RB MIA
6 64 J. Williams RB GB
7 81 A. Jeffery WR PHI
8 88 M. Mariota QB TEN
9 105 K. Stills WR MIA
10 112 Jaguars DST JAC
11 129 A. Ekeler RB LAC
12 136 L. Jackson QB BAL
13 153 M. Gesicki TE MIA
14 160 S. Shepard WR NYG
15 177 D. Foreman RB HOU
16 184 W. Lutz K NO
Dave Richard
Rd Pk Player
1 10 K. Hunt RB KC
2 15 A. Green WR CIN
3 34 A. Luck QB IND
4 39 R. Wilson QB SEA
5 58 M. Jones WR DET
6 63 R. Jones RB TB
7 82 E. Sanders WR DEN
8 87 T. Burton TE CHI
9 106 R. Penny RB SEA
10 111 A. Dalton QB CIN
11 130 C. Clement RB PHI
12 135 P. Barber RB TB
13 154 M. Gallup WR DAL
14 159 S. Ware RB KC
15 178 Packers DST GB
16 183 M. Bryant K ATL
R.J. White
Rd Pk Player
1 11 A. Kamara RB NO
2 14 O. Beckham WR NYG
3 35 A. Cooper WR DAL
4 38 L. McCoy RB BUF
5 59 L. Miller RB HOU
6 62 J. Edelman WR NE
7 83 J. Goff QB LAR
8 86 E. Engram TE NYG
9 107 D. Moore WR CAR
10 110 C. Thompson RB WAS
11 131 R. Tannehill QB MIA
12 134 B. Mayfield QB CLE
13 155 M. Lee WR JAC
14 158 Ravens DST BAL
15 179 C. Ivory RB BUF
16 182 H. Butker K KC
Jeff Tobin
Rd Pk Player
1 12 J. Jones WR ATL
2 13 K. Allen WR LAC
3 36 D. Brees QB NO
4 37 A. Collins RB BAL
5 60 K. Johnson RB DET
6 61 M. Crabtree WR BAL
7 84 C. Kupp WR LAR
8 85 D. Johnson RB CLE
9 108 K. Rudolph TE MIN
10 109 D. Carr QB OAK
11 132 T. Montgomery RB BAL
12 133 A. Miller WR CHI
13 156 K. Golladay WR DET
14 157 N. Hines RB IND
15 180 Patriots DST NE
16 181 J. Elliott K PHI

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