How to navigate BABS in these changing times

Navigating injuries

This pre-season, I have been inundated with emails about how difficult it is to meet the liability limitations – the BABS risk budget – especially on the injury side. Generally, I have been able to avoid most high-risk players, but meeting the rigid limitations has been particularly tough this year.

My general advice has been that BABS is just a tool and do the best you can. But I decided to see whether anything has changed this year. It has.

In 2018, about 27 percent of the player population entered the season with an injury liability . . .

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