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2018 fantasy football rankings, sleepers, cheat sheets and more

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Berry: Patriots' Hogan has increased upside (1:14)

Matthew Berry increases WR Chris Hogan's fantasy value after New England released Jordan Matthews. (1:14)

Another ESPN Fantasy Football season is here, and we hope you're as excited as we are.

Whether you're a wily veteran or a fantasy first-timer, we have everything you need to draft a great team and start the season with a shot at a championship.

Below you'll find all of our best content, from rankings and analysis to cheat sheets and mock drafts. Enjoy and good luck this season!

The latest

2018 versions of 2017 breakouts
Which players will be this season's Jared Goff and Cooper Kupp? Mike Clay projects 2018's potential breakouts who remind him of 2017's surprises.

Love/Hate for 2018
Matthew Berry discusses his most undervalued and overvalued players in drafts.

Strategy for points-per-reception fantasy football leagues
Tristan H. Cockcroft presents a primer on how you'll want to approach things in leagues that grant an extra point for each catch.

Why you shouldn't pick a QB too early ... or too late
Tristan H. Cockcroft dives into one of the tougher draft-day questions, when to select a quarterback.

Ultimate Draft Board
Mike Clay gives you his favorite picks in each round, if things fall just right.

Insider cheat sheet
Get all of our best Insider intel in one printable cheat sheet to bring with you to your fantasy football drafts.

"Do Not Draft" list
Eric Karabell provides his list of players you're better off avoiding altogether based on where they're going to be drafted.

Players who will score more TDs in 2018
Mike Clay looks at which players should find the end zone more often in 2018 than they did last season, based on workload expectations.

Players who will score fewer TDs this season
Which players should find the end zone less often in 2018 than they did last season? Mike Clay breaks it down, using the OTD metric.

Second-year breakout candidates
While some players from the 2017 rookie class made noise right away, here's a list players poised to make a name for themselves as NFL sophomores.

Low-risk, high-reward options for 2018
Looking for safe draft picks who could still break out? Here are four to highlight on your cheat sheet.

Ranking teams' No. 3 WRs
Several productive fantasy wide receivers began the 2017 season buried on the depth chart. Here are the players with the best chance of making that leap in 2018.

Injury outlooks: How healthy are Wentz, Luck, Watson, Beckham?
Stephania Bell takes a look at all of the top players with health concerns to assess what to expect from them as we head into fantasy draft season.

Draft-Day Manifesto
Matthew Berry explains how to build and manage a winning fantasy football team by taking it one week at a time.

Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2018
Our panel of fantasy football analysts offers expected surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.

Late-round QBs with top-10 upside
If you prefer to wait at quarterback, KC Joyner lists productive signal-callers you can get late in drafts.

Top 12 handcuffs for 2018
Mike Clay lists a dozen high-upside backups to consider later in drafts.

Why Andrew Luck is worth the risk in fantasy drafts
André Snellings explains why you should invest in the Colts' quarterback despite his lingering shoulder ailment.

Measuring schedule strength in fantasy football
KC Joyner uses his matchup points rating scale to determine which fantasy prospects have the most and least favorable schedules heading into the 2018 season.

100 facts for the 2018 fantasy football season
Before you begin your draft prep, be sure to read this gem from Matthew Berry.

Faces in new places
Tristan H. Cockcroft highlights the top-10 offseason roster changes to get you up to speed in your draft prep.

The 192
Mike Clay lists the 192 players who should be drafted/rostered in all leagues, broken down by tier.

Getting started

Sign up for ESPN Fantasy Football
It's free to play! Create or join a league with friends, customize your settings and battle all season for the top spot.

ESPN Fantasy Football 101
Thinking about trying fantasy football for the first time? Start here.

Nine rules of drafting
If you're new to fantasy football, or trying to perfect your draft approach, this is a good place to start.

Strategy for points-per-reception fantasy football leagues
Tristan H. Cockcroft presents a primer on how you'll want to approach things in leagues that grant an extra point for each catch.

Why you shouldn't pick a QB too early ... or too late
Tristan H. Cockcroft dives into one of the tougher draft-day questions, when to select a quarterback.

Mock draft lobby
Practice makes perfect! Hop into a mock draft and prepare for the real thing against other ESPN Fantasy players.

Live draft lobby
Jump into a live draft with other ESPN Fantasy players!

The essentials

Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2018
Our panel of fantasy football analysts offers expected surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.

Love/Hate for 2018
Matthew Berry discusses his most undervalued and overvalued players in drafts.

"Do Not Draft" list
Eric Karabell provides his list of players you're better off avoiding altogether based on where they're going to be drafted.

Ultimate Draft Board
Mike Clay gives you his favorite picks in each round, if things fall just right.

Cheat Sheet Central
A collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2018 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues. Perfect for your drafts.

Insider cheat sheet
Get all of our best Insider intel in one printable cheat sheet to bring with you to your fantasy football drafts.

Sortable 2018 projections
Mike Clay's projected output for players at every fantasy position.

Depth charts: QB | RB | WR | TE

Mock drafts: 2-QB, 10-team PPR (Aug. 16) | 10-team PPR (Aug. 9) | 12-team PPR (Aug. 2) | 10-team non-PPR (July 26) | 10-team PPR (June 25)

Rankings

PPR: QB | RB | WR | TE | K | DST | Top 300

Non-PPR: QB | RB | WR | TE | K | DST | Top 300

Mike Clay dynasty ranks: Top 240 overall | Top 80 rookies

More: IDP top 50 by position