Step 5 — VLOOKUP for Last Season Fantasy Points

<–Step 4           Step 6–>

What?!  The RB Cheat Sheet in Step 4 (Figure 5-1) shows Chris Johnson outranking LeSean McCoy?

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Figure 5-1

Maybe “back in the day”, but surely not after last season (2011).

Figure 5-2 shows how Johnson is trending downward, while McCoy is trending upward:

 excel fantasy football spreadsheet nfl draft cheat sheet vlookup

Figure 5-2

So, we’ll take this into account by weighting last season more heavily.

Let’s get back to the RB Cheat Sheet.   On the right of the column header “Avg. FP/Yr.”, enter another column header “2011 FP” for last season’s fantasy points.  Below that cell, insert another VLOOKUP function, using the Insert Function button (fx)….

 excel fantasy football spreadsheet nfl draft cheat sheet vlookup

Figure 5-3

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<–Step 4           Step 6–>

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