Song titles are a great source of funny fantasy football team names and no genre has funnier titles than country music. To help you find the right team name, here are 60 of the funniest country song titles that can make good names for your fantasy sports team. Many of them are also good league names. You’ll find song titles from country stars like Joe Diffie, Alan Jackson, Brooks &Continue reading
Should I Tip My Fantasy Football League Commissioner?
It seems like everyone has a tip jar out these days. Ice cream stands, coffee shops, wineries, even fast food chains commonly have a jar now. So it’s not surprising that fantasy players might wonder if they should tip their hard working league commissioner, especially after winning a league prize. The short answer to this is “No”. Let’s talk about why not and what you can do instead to showContinue reading
FAAB Bidding Strategy – How Much to Bid?
The toughest part of claiming a player off the waiver wire in a Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB) system is deciding how much to bid. Bid too little and you miss out on a player that your team needs. Bid too much and you’ve wasted budget that you might need later in the season. Here we’ll cover good FAAB bidding strategy to help you win your waiver wire claim whileContinue reading
What’s the Difference Between FAAB and Waiver Wire Priority?
Another of the many fun decisions a commissioner makes when setting up a fantasy football league is how to handle waiver wire claims. The two common methods to choose from are free agent acquisition budget (FAAB) and waiver wire priority. Both are effective ways to give coaches an opportunity to submit a claim before another coach grabs that player. So let’s cover the difference between FAAB and waiver wire priorityContinue reading
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.Continue reading
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 areContinue reading
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 categoryContinue reading
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 timeContinue reading
Advanced Smack Talk – The Fake News Fantasy Smack Talk Video
Talking smack is an important part of fantasy football. It’s fun to trash talk with your friends and leaguemates. But it’s not always easy to do well. Here’s an example I found recently of someone taking their trash talk to the next level with a fake news smack talk video. Watch it and then we’ll review how good the trash talk was. Why This Is Good Smack Talk The firstContinue reading
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 pointContinue reading