Most common players on ESPN fantasy football champions: St. Brown, Kupp and Penny lead the way

There's so much to love about fantasy football, but for me, the tales of individual managers' winding paths to a championship inject the most fun into the game.

The 2021 season had its share of great stories, not the least of which was this: A younger brother of a beneath-the-fantasy-radar Green Bay Packers wide receiver, whom the Detroit Lions selected in the fourth round as they engaged in a complete rebuild, found himself drafted in only 11.8% of ESPN leagues (an effectively "undrafted" player, if you will). He would have a quiet September, and by the time the fantasy playoffs rolled around, he found himself available in more than 93% of ESPN leagues.