PostHeaderIcon Dealing With Injuries In Fantasy Football

If you play fantasy football, then you know just how exciting of a time this can be. Not only is it fun to watch your favorite football teams and see who emerges victorious at the end of the season, but it is also exciting to put together your own team and do your best to ensure their success, much like a real coach or manager. However, managing a fantasy football team can also be a challenge in a number of ways. For example, of the most Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon How Much Time Is Required To Manage A Team?

The amount of time that players spend managing their fantasy football teams varies from person to person and from league to league. While some people spend many hours a week tweaking their teams and recording stats, others do not manage their teams as carefully.

On average, players spend about an hour a week managing their teams. This includes checking statistics, making trades, and other activities involved in playing the game directly. This hour does not take into account Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Playing Fantasy Football For Fun Or Money

Few competitions will bring fans into a sport as much as entering a fantasy league. These leagues can either be played for fun or with money on the line, and everyone from novices to experts will enjoy entering a league. For those that are preparing for next season, it is important to understand the types of leagues that one may join.

Most fantasy coaches will play within an auction draft league. These leagues will allot money or points to each person who may Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Syncing Up Fantasy and Reality

Fantasy Football allows avid sports fans to create the ultimate sports teams by allowing them to choose from player all over the league. Points are then awarded to the player based on how the members of their team handled themselves on the field – IN REAL LIFE.

As you can imagine, the game can be quite addicting as it not only combines elements of chance but requires the player to know a little something about the game and the players involved in the real world. That is where the importance of syncing up reality and fantasy can give you the winning edge.

You wouldn’t bet on a horse race without first doing some research on the win-loss ratio of the racers involved (or at least you shouldn’t). The same goes for fantasy football. You need to know these players and their records before you start assembling your team. Did Tom Brady hurt his leg last season? Might want to hold off on adding him. One of the best ways you can get this information is by keeping up with football on television. If you don’t have access to football channels,

In the end, however, you must also use your own judgment. As stated before, there is an element of chance involved in these games and you never know what might happen in the real world that could impact the fantasy one.

PostHeaderIcon How Other Teams In The League Affect Your Stats

When you are playing fantasy football, you need to understand that it is not all about your stats and how your players do. It is also about the other teams in your league and how their stats are. This is very important because of the fact that you will need to really do your research to see how your opponents are doing. When other teams are doing well, you will then need to start adjusting your players as well. Once you see that you are losing in one are of the stats, then you can completely forget about Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon How To Research Players For Your Fantasy Football Team

It is fitting that fantasy sports leagues started with America’s pastime – baseball – and equally fitting that its popularity has transitioned to football. Professional football has become the most popular and profitable sport in the country, and its fantasy leagues follow suit. In researching potential players there are a few essential strategies that must be followed.
The absolute most important aspect of researching your potential player is to make sure that they are actually playing in the upcoming game or season. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon When To Choose Rookies For Your Fantasy Team

Running a fantasy football team can be very exciting but can get quite confusing once draft day comes. Be sure to focus on being able to have a plan before draft day comes because it will help you to make the right decisions and to find the hidden gems. Here are a few tips that will help you draft the best rookies during your next draft.

Do Your Research

Do not just rely on online articles that will give you a list Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Why You Shouldn’t Play Fantasy Football With Co-workers

Fantasy football can be a lot of fun, but it is important to always keep it appropriate. Although you might think that it is a good idea to create a fantasy football team for all of your co-workers, you should proceed with caution. It is usually not a good idea to play fantasy football with co-workers for several reasons.

First of all, playing fantasy football with your co-workers can lower productivity at work. Even if you don’t mean for it to, things can slowly get out of hand until everyone is discussing fantasy football Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon When You Should Start Choosing Your Fantasy Team

When to choose your fantasy football team can be a confusing and often difficult task. If you choose your team too early, a player may get injured in the preseason or show signs that they are not going to perform as they had hoped. However, choosing your team too late could result in losing an edge over fellow players that you might have had. The best timing to choose your team is usually after preseason week 2. At this point the coaches have seen what they want to of the potential starters and will begin playing the second and third team players.I was looking for more information and found it here. This is the best time to select your fantasy team because you’ve had a chance to evaluate the players and see who will live up to the hype and who won’t. Also, by this time, most “experts” have published their magazines and articles which aid many people in drafting and selecting their team. Armed with the “experts” articles, knowledge of the preseason, and past performances,, you have the best shot at drafting the best possible fantasy team and showing your competitors up as you leave them behind on your way to winning the league championship and bragging rights.