If your fullback, five-eighth, halfback and hooker are fit and firing, then your side is more than likely on track to challenge for a title.
Sharks coach Shane Flanagan admits his greatest conundrum heading into the new year is how to replace retired No.9 Michael Ennis.
Canterbury halves Moses Mbye and Josh Reynolds have gone to work early on enhancing their skills for 2017 with a hope for a top four finish.
Required to do the work of a prop in the middle of the field while also expected to offload and ball-play, a good lock can be one of a team's most valuable play
After a season to forget the Roosters will be desperate to bounce back into finals contention in 2017, which should be good news for their Fantasy prospects.
Dragons lock Jack de Belin is staying positive despite fracturing his wrist during pre-season training.
With two promising recruits and a workhorse in the middle of the park, there's plenty to like about the Dragons' Fantasy prospects in 2017.
They're the edge weapons that are not only charged with a heavy defensive workload, but also running off their side's chief orchestrators in attack.
One of two teams to play in all three major bye rounds in 2017, the Rabbitohs will again be a popular club with NRL Fantasy coaches playing for overall points.
Legendary NSW fullback Anthony Minichiello says the options the state currently boasts in filling his old jersey bodes well for the future of the Blues.