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Auction draft mistakes

Auction Draft Mistakes and Lessons Learned

Even after 8 years of doing auction drafts, it’s still possible to make mistakes. And I made some in my league’s online auction last week. So to help me learn from them and to help you avoid them, I’m sharing my auction draft mistakes with you. This was my only auction draft of the season. It’s a competitive 14 team league and we switched to auction drafting eight years ago.

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Fantasy football payout amounts.

How To Set Fantasy Football League Payout Amounts

As a fantasy commissioner, part of your job is to set the league’s prize payout structure. The payout structure defines what the award categories are and the payout amounts for each category. In the last post, we covered how to select the right payout categories for your fantasy football league. Now that you’ve determined your award categories, we’ll discuss how to set the payout amounts for each category. Below are

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Fantasy Football Payout Structure Options and Ideas

One of the important things a fantasy commissioner gets to do when setting up a fantasy football league is building the prize payout structure. The payout structure has two parts: The categories that will be awarded and the payout amount for each category. In this post, we’ll review the payout category options and how to select the right ones for your league. How to assign payout amounts to each category

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Top 9 Fantasy Football Commissioner Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

A good fantasy football league starts with a good league commissioner. The commissioner’s actions help determine whether the season goes smoothly and if owners will want to rejoin next year. Those decisions can also affect how much time is required to manage the league. Any serious commissioner mistakes can hurt your league’s chances of success. Below is a list of the top mistakes commissioners make. Whether you’re a first time

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The Advantages Of Fractional Points In Fantasy Football

One of the decisions your league’s commissioner has to make when setting up the league’s scoring system is whether to use fractional points or not. This is also called fractional scoring and it’s something that your league should consider using. What Are Fractional Points? Using fractional points awards your players partial fantasy points for every yard.  Even yardage less than the scoring threshold counts.  Most leagues award 1 fantasy point

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Fantasy Football Draft Party Ideas

The draft party is your fantasy football league’s most important event of the year. It’s when all the league managers meet to select their team’s players before the fantasy season starts.  This might be the only time the whole league gets together in person during the season so it’s a good excuse for a party with lots of food, drink, trash talk and fun. The draft party is usually organized

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Fantasy Football Draft Strategy Guide

Draft day. It’s the most important day of the fantasy football season. Your decisions during the draft are crucial to your fantasy success and winning the league championship. What’s your draft strategy? Below I’ll give a quick overview of basic fantasy football draft strategy and tips for a great draft. This guide will get you up to speed quickly on several commonly used draft strategies. It’s not a comprehensive listing

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Review: NFL Fantasy Playoff Challenge

At the end of last season a friend invited me to join his fantasy playoffs league. Playing fantasy football during the real playoffs sounded fun and I signed up right away. The league was hosted on the NFL Fantasy Playoff Challenge site. This was my first time playing on an NFL owned fantasy site and here’s my review. What Is The NFL Fantasy Playoff Challenge? The game is simple. Choose

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Auction Draft or Snake Draft – Which Is Better?

Auction vs. Snake Draft Fantasy draft day is the most important day of the 2017 fantasy football season. One of the biggest decisions your league commissioner will make is which draft format to use…auction or snake? Most of the major fantasy sites (Yahoo, ESPN, etc) now support online auction drafts. That makes it easier than ever for fantasy leagues to try auction drafts. Below we’ll cover the advantages of each

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