The Watchlist is a feature in fantasy sports platforms that allows managers to keep an eye on certain players without actually adding them to their roster. This tool is particularly useful for monitoring players who are not currently on any team in the league but show potential for future success. Managers can add players to their Watchlist based on various factors like upcoming favorable matchups, signs of improved performance, or increased playing time.
Utilizing a Watchlist effectively can give managers a significant advantage. It allows them to react quickly to changes such as injuries, trades, or shifts in team strategy that might make a watched player more valuable. The Watchlist serves as a personal scouting report, helping managers to strategize future moves and stay ahead in their league by identifying breakout players or sleepers before their competitors do.