Bias in the fantasy football world is crippling. Vividness bias occurs when a recent performance skews the opinion on a player too much in either the positive or negative direction. Recency bias causes the fantasy owner to assess a player with extra emphasis on recent events.
My personal favorite, “My Guy” bias, is when a fantasy owner cannot think objectively about one of their favorite players. Let’s take a look at the fantasy players that are most affected by bias in current seasonal drafts.