Fantasy Football

Key new terms for 2020 fantasy football season

Fantasy football is an ever-evolving game. Over the years, fantasy enthusiasts have seen changes in nearly every aspect of the pastime from draft strategy to roster construction to the introduction of advanced analytics in evaluating and predicting player performance.

The next evolution in fantasy football will focus on how people talk about the game. As such, here are some changes you can expect to see when analyzing fantasy leagues.

Table inside Article
Old TermNew Term
Auction/Auction DraftSalary Cap/Salary Cap Draft
Price/CostSalary
OwnerManager
OwnedRostered
Won/Win/Winning BidSigned
Waiver Acquisition Budged (WAB)Waiver Budget
Average Auction Value (AAV)Average Salary

The fundamentals of fantasy football will remain the same, but we believe these changes will help us better communicate with our users. Happy drafting!

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