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Please click the link below to take our Fantasy Football Survey.  Together, we can figure out which are the best commissioner services and which are in major need of improvement. We’ll be letting all the major websites know our results!  Thank you for your participation – and sorry for the extra step! Click here to take survey Note: We’ll be collecting responses all Spring and Summer long and unveil detailed results just in time for you to choose your commissioner service for Fantasy Football 2010!

#1) JASON WITTEN, Cowboys TE YDs YPG TD 1030 64.4 2 What do Vernon Davis, Visanthe Shiancoe, Dallas Clark, Brent Celek, Antonio Gates, Greg Olsen, John Carlson, Fred Davis, Tony Gonzalez, Todd Heap, Heath Miller, Kevin Boss, Owen Daniels, Jermichael Finley, Ben Watson, Kellen Winslow, Spencer Havner, Kellen Davis, Will Heller, Jeff King, Zach Miller, Jeremy Shocker, and Todd Yoder have in common?  They are all tight ends with more TDs than this season’s biggest fantasy disappointment, the #1 TE on most draft boards. #2) MATT HASSELBECK, Seahawks QB TD INT FUMBLES 17 17 11 While he was listed as…

Life as a Commissioner By Melissa Jacobs Talk about a thankless job. You spend months having to argue about potential rule changes, recruiting new teams, selecting a commissioner service, and spending way too much time trying ensure that all teams will actually log-in on draft night.  Then that fateful night come.  The excitement over who is going #1 turns into a mess when the team with the 4th pick actually takes four whole minutes. You see, I’m playing nice commissioner and not setting a time like I should.  Even I if did – say for two minutes – certain owners would be livid it wasn’t ninety seconds…

3rd year WR Rule There is a common belief among fantasy football players that most NFL wide receivers do not “break out” until their third year in the league. Some recent examples of players who blossomed in their 3rd year: Santana Moss, Chris Chambers, Steve Smith, and Javon Walker. ADP A report that lists NFL players by the average slot they were drafted in fantasy football drafts. The source can be mock drafts or real ones. ADP is a useful draft preparation tool. ADP – Average Draft Position A report that lists NFL players by the position they were drafted…

NFL players openly enter political arena By: The Football Girl If you think the football season is long, just take a look at the political season.  Usually those two are completely separate entities; with most players acting like political activism comes with an automatic ACL injury.  Not so this year.   The Obama effect, as we’ll call it, had players speaking up from coast to coast and you even get the sense they voted!  Was this election an anomaly, or is the modern athlete more politically and socially aware?  Regardless of future candidates, let us surely hope the answer is the…

Letter to Sports Bars Dear Sports Bar Owners who offer the Sunday Ticket and their employees who work on Sundays, Thank you for existing. The very idea of you is heaven on earth for us fantasy football geeks. Those beautiful televisions depicting the large quantity of NFL games, coupled with an unhealthy menu is something we plan for every week from September through December.   But there’s one minor problem.  With the glory of Sundays can come a bit of pain.  You see, not all of you are as expert running the football show as you could be.  Nervousness stems when…

Like many situations in life preparation is critical, and fantasy football is no different.  Whoever came up with the asinine notion that fantasy football is luck must have been perennially looking up from a cold, bitter world known the fantasy cellar.  To ensure you avoid the same black hole of fantasy, we have compiled some important tips to get you ready for fantasy dominance.  While designed for those (relatively) new to fantasy, even the wiliest of veterans could benefit from a quick read over.  Without further ado… DO understand all the rules of your league.   No matter the master category…