2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Strategies for picking No. 8 overall Without a shot at an elite running back and potentially also being locked out of a top-flight wide receiver in Round 2, the No. 8 spot presents a challenge in 2019, writes Ben Gretch. Right around pick eight would be my choice for my least favorite draft position this year. If you’re picking later in the first round, you’re likely going to be able to land two elite wide receivers, or perhaps Travis Kelce plus one of them.