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How Fantasy Football Game Play Is Scored

To win in fantasy football, your team needs to score more points than any other team in your league. A fantasy team scores points based on each player’s performance and personal stats, in addition to the [more…]

Top 10 Fantasy Football Hosting Sites

Fantasy Football comes in many different shapes and forms. From season-long leagues to weekly leagues, there is something for everyone who wants to get more out of their football fandom. Following is a [more…]

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How to Join Fantasy Football Public or Private Leagues

When you decide to play fantasy football, you can join either a public or a private league. Which type you join depends on your skills and experience as a fantasy football coach as well as the number of [more…]

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How to Fill Out Your Fantasy Football Roster

When draft day arrives, all the owners in a fantasy football league gather at a central location or log into the specified web service’s draft utility and meet virtually. The goal for each owner is to [more…]

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Fantasy Football Team Management

After you draft your fantasy football roster, you have to be proactive and manage your team each week. Learning how to manage your fantasy football team is critical if you want to win your league. [more…]

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How to Play Fantasy Football

Fantasy football lets you try your skills as a fantasy owner. After you join a league, you scout for and draft players, compete against other fantasy owners, and use all your skills to win the championship [more…]

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Fantasy Football Research Basics

As you prepare for an upcoming fantasy football draft, you should rely on several resources for info and help, including televisions shows, magazines, and websites. Keep in mind that a well-prepared coach [more…]

Fantasy Football Mistakes to Avoid

If you're new to fantasy football, you run the risk of making rookie mistakes, such as auto-selecting your lineup or ignoring the NFL schedule. Here are some top missteps novice fantasy football coaches [more…]

Fantasy Football Terms You Need to Know

Like the rest of the sports world, fantasy football has a lingo all its own. The slang terms are all fairly easy to grasp and fun to use, so don’t be scared off! The following list will help you get a [more…]

Prepare Your Fantasy Football Roster for the Draft

When you research your fantasy football league and find out how many roster spots you have, you can turn your attention to preparing for your draft based on those requirements. [more…]

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How Fantasy Football Playoffs Work

When you are approaching the end of your fantasy football season, if it has gone well, you may be in contention to make the playoffs. If that's the case, congratulations! Bragging rights are what this [more…]

6 Sites for Taking Part in a Fantasy Football Mock Draft

To participate in a mock FF draft, you simply need to visit a website that offers fantasy mock drafts, sign in, and join a room. The sign-in process can be as simple as choosing a room and a team name [more…]

The Fundamentals of a Live Fantasy Football Draft

Good preparation for your live fantasy football draft could be the difference between a championship run, and a season to forget. You don't want to select a player who's recently retired, injured in the [more…]

How to Leverage Fantasy Football Mock Drafts

If you're looking to contend for a championship in your league this year, you need to go above and beyond in your preparation. In addition to following these [more…]

Fantasy Football Keeper Leagues

So you want to join a keeper league but you are not quite sure how it works or if it's for you. If this sounds about right, keep reading. Keeper leagues offer fantasy owners the opportunity to keep a certain [more…]

Important Fantasy Football Draft Reminders

The success of your fantasy football team hinges on your draft picks. Use the following draft strategies to minimize risk, maximize gain, and make the tough decisions when it comes to fantasy football [more…]

Fantasy Football Tips for Beginners

After you’ve built your fantasy football team through the draft, your job truly begins. Coaching your team means compiling a complete lineup each and every week and deciding which players to pick up and [more…]

7 Tips for Fantasy Football Trading

During the fantasy football season, you’ll want to trade players to upgrade some weaknesses in certain positions on your team roster. When trading, you target a player and then decide what you’re willing [more…]

Acquiring Free Agents in Fantasy Football

During the fantasy football season, players who don’t get drafted become free agents — players available to any league team willing to drop an owned player. Use the free agent pool to replace an injured [more…]

Your Fantasy Football League Calendar

To stay on top of your fantasy football league, keep a calendar of important league dates. Start your season by recording the following information and keeping it next to your computer, or wherever you [more…]

Fantasy Football For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Fantasy football is a fun, competitive, and addictive hobby. Get your fantasy season started by drafting players to build a solid team and using coaching tips to keep your team going strong. If you need [more…]

Fantasy Football Auction Leagues and Rules

If you are looking to up your fantasy game, auction draft leagues are a great place to start. Auction leagues offer a unique challenge in fantasy football, where players are nominated and bid on, as opposed [more…]

Official 2014 Fantasy Football Mock Draft

To help you get ready for your 2014 fantasy draft, the For Dummies team has created a 2014 mock draft. The draft consists of 12 teams drafting 15 rounds. [more…]

How to Start a Fantasy Football League

If you want to, you can start your own fantasy football league. It only takes a few steps, and you’re ready to begin the season. Here’s how: [more…]

Understanding Fantasy Football Snake and Auction Drafts

Fantasy football offers two basic types of drafts: the snake draft and the auction draft. If you're new to fantasy football or don't want to make a huge time commitment, you should play in a snake draft [more…]

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