Leveraging Weekly Salary Cap Data

By Greg Alan (4for4 Founder), last updated Aug 6, 2012

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If your salary cap league requires you to pay more than the 4for4.com list amount, you're overspending for that player. If you can start a player for less than the price listed, that's a weekly bargain. In most salary cap formats, your job is to maximize your score starting the biggest bargains possible each week.



Player 4for4.com's Price Your League's Price
Matthew Stafford $50 $35
Cam Newton $55 $65
Matt Ryan $40 $19



Stafford's Value = +15 = 50 - 35
Newton's Value = -10 = 55 - 65
Ryan's Value = +21 = 40 - 19

So, in this example the best bargain is Ryan. Spending $19 to start him this week is the smart move.



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