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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #40 on: August 2, 2019, 03:20:10 AM »
One problem though, I can't create both leagues, as that would mean I would be in both leagues. So someone else is going to have to do one

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #41 on: August 2, 2019, 08:34:54 AM »
One problem though, I can't create both leagues, as that would mean I would be in both leagues. So someone else is going to have to do one

I can maybe set up the second division (happy to be in it), if i can find my password  ;)

Just let me know who invite/add when the time is right.
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #42 on: August 2, 2019, 08:57:14 AM »
Are we set on 16 teams? That might make it an easier draft anyway so we could keep it at that. We could still have 2 divisions so that you play everyone twice.

If we could get 4 more players then two 10 team leagues would be perfect, otherwise maybe one league would be fine?
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #43 on: August 2, 2019, 09:01:37 AM »
16 teams with 1 draft makes players unbelievably thin on the ground. We did it last year and there was never anybody on waivers if a player got injured. I wouldn’t fancy it again.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #44 on: August 2, 2019, 09:20:19 AM »
16 teams with 1 draft makes players unbelievably thin on the ground. We did it last year and there was never anybody on waivers if a player got injured. I wouldn’t fancy it again.

Fair enough, but it was 20 teams last year. So that would be an additional 300 players on the waivers, with everyone's picks that much higher too!
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #45 on: August 2, 2019, 09:50:50 AM »
I'm not in it, but my experience tuppence.... a 16 team league is just about manageable. however, if your splitting into two leagues - 8 is too few.


Likely have least one spot left in the long-running keeper league by the way.
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #46 on: August 2, 2019, 10:12:26 AM »
I'm not in it, but my experience tuppence.... a 16 team league is just about manageable. however, if your splitting into two leagues - 8 is too few.


Likely have least one spot left in the long-running keeper league by the way.


That is my fear too. I've played 8 team leagues before and everyone is stacked. Takes away a lot of the need to follow the NFL in as much detail which is most of the fun anyway.

I'd be up for a keeper league, haven't played before. Got a link so I can read through the rules or maybe you could PM over them / what the general format is.
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #47 on: August 2, 2019, 10:19:33 AM »
16 teams with 1 draft makes players unbelievably thin on the ground. We did it last year and there was never anybody on waivers if a player got injured. I wouldn’t fancy it again.

Would it be a fair bit better with 4 teams less do you think? Or negligible difference?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #48 on: August 2, 2019, 12:48:24 PM »
There is 20 on the site now. Maybe split it into two leagues?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #49 on: August 2, 2019, 12:50:49 PM »
That's we're trying to do we only have 16 people at present so lets wait a bit if we can get 4 others.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #50 on: August 2, 2019, 12:57:09 PM »
Sorry guys but why is a fantasy NFL league so much hassle compared to a footy one?

Not being funny, just wondering why?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #51 on: August 2, 2019, 01:00:40 PM »
Are we doing away with Tight Ends this year, & a few others like defence, as there's only a handful of quality TE, plus it's harder & harder for defence, most seem to be conceding average 20 to 30 points a game?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #52 on: August 2, 2019, 01:05:11 PM »
Are we doing away with Tight Ends this year, & a few others like defence, as there's only a handful of quality TE, plus it's harder & harder for defence, most seem to be conceding average 20 to 30 points a game?

It's up to you guys, but I've never played without a TE.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #53 on: August 2, 2019, 01:06:50 PM »
Sorry guys but why is a fantasy NFL league so much hassle compared to a footy one?

Not being funny, just wondering why?

What do you find challenging with it in comparison Pete?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #54 on: August 2, 2019, 01:12:32 PM »
What do you find challenging with it in comparison Pete?

Not sure mate I've not even seen the NFL fantasy platform yet or how we pick our players and how scoring works.  I'm a gimp newbie but want to play.

Just lots of chat in here saying 20 players wont work and split it into 2 leagues etc.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #55 on: August 2, 2019, 01:23:19 PM »
Not sure mate I've not even seen the NFL fantasy platform yet or how we pick our players and how scoring works.  I'm a gimp newbie but want to play.

Just lots of chat in here saying 20 players wont work and split it into 2 leagues etc.

The system for picking players is a randomized draft , which is done until everyone has picked for their entire side. The positions you pick are quarterback,running back,wide receiver, tight end,kicker and defense [instead of individual defensive players you pick an entire team's defense and you are allocated points based on their performance, how many points they allow per game, how many interceptions,fumbles,sacks they have through out the game for instance. They too can also score if they have an interception which ends up being returned by the defensive player for a touchdown]

For a touchdown it's usually 6 points per scoring player [quarterback,running back,wide receiver, and tight end]. You get a point per every 10 yards gained by each player [for instance if you have a receiver that catches the ball and has a 60 yard run/ball is thrown over 60 yards upon the place he catches it, you would get 6 points for that play] A kicker gets 1 point for converting the field goal after a touchdown and 3 points for converting a field goal that is not as of a result of a touchdown.

If the player loses the ball in any shape or form [even if the team recovers the ball] you get points taken away from that said particular player, usually it's minus 1 point.  overall that's totaled up for your total team points


The problem we had last season with 20 team was the pool of players was thin and there were a lot of crap players on most of the teams.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #56 on: August 2, 2019, 01:24:59 PM »
Quick heads up here, defacto but i think the scoring system has changed by default. We can have the other but as commissioner you’d have to change it to standard scoring.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #57 on: August 2, 2019, 01:26:13 PM »
Not sure mate I've not even seen the NFL fantasy platform yet or how we pick our players and how scoring works.  I'm a gimp newbie but want to play.

Just lots of chat in here saying 20 players wont work and split it into 2 leagues etc.

We have a draft, round 1 is from 1st to last player, then round 2 is reverse order & so on until everyone has a full team, you can have picks on auto draft but you might get shite picks.

Running Backs are the best scorers, try & pick them first then wide receivers, quarterbacks & so on, you also concede points for fumbles, turnovers, heres the scoring system

https://digitalcare.nfl.com/hc/en-us/articles/215282437-Scoring

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #58 on: August 2, 2019, 01:45:11 PM »
Are the NFL Official emails today just auto generated ones to get us to re-do last year's league?

Or did you set something up defacto?

Guessing it's the first one, since we probably need to nail down numbers first.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #59 on: August 2, 2019, 01:47:23 PM »
I was messing around with it, I reactivated it to see the standings from last year and deleted it afterwards.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #60 on: August 2, 2019, 01:52:52 PM »
I was messing around with it, I reactivated it to see the standings from last year and deleted it afterwards.

Ah cool, cheers

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #61 on: August 2, 2019, 01:53:34 PM »
Quick heads up here, defacto but i think the scoring system has changed by default. We can have the other but as commissioner you’d have to change it to standard scoring.

Cheers gerry

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #62 on: August 2, 2019, 01:58:23 PM »
I can't find Helsinki Reds account, and the search function is so bad for usernames. Feel like they earned an invite!

I know we already have 16, but Trend said he hates the sport soo... ;D

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #63 on: August 2, 2019, 02:01:08 PM »
Ah ok!! so we have a draft to pick our teams. This now makes much more sense.

So do we have a draft on here then register our respective  teams on the NFL.COM fantasy game? Or is the draft built into the Fantasy game platform?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #64 on: August 2, 2019, 02:05:26 PM »
Ah ok!! so we have a draft to pick our teams. This now makes much more sense.

So do we have a draft on here then register our respective  teams on the NFL.COM fantasy game? Or is the draft built into the Fantasy game platform?

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The draft is built into the fantasy game, and we set up a time when the draft takes place, so you can pick your players live, or if you cant make it for that particular time, you can pre-arrange your picks.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #65 on: August 2, 2019, 02:08:30 PM »
Brilliant thanks mate

Cheers Statto for your scoring explanation too.

I’m good now :)

My NFL fantasy username is BuckPete if you need to add me to a league. Ta

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #66 on: August 2, 2019, 02:28:26 PM »
Brilliant thanks mate

Cheers Statto for your scoring explanation too.

I’m good now :)

My NFL fantasy username is BuckPete if you need to add me to a league. Ta

Once it's set up I'll post the code for everyone to join in the league :)

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #67 on: August 2, 2019, 02:38:36 PM »
Brilliant thanks mate

Cheers Statto for your scoring explanation too.

I’m good now :)

My NFL fantasy username is BuckPete if you need to add me to a league. Ta

No problem, also look out for Tight Ends if we have them, they can be as good as Wide Receivers, although there's only a handful of them that's real quality though, & Rob Gronkowski has now retired.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #68 on: August 2, 2019, 02:55:40 PM »
No problem, also look out for Tight Ends if we have them, they can be as good as Wide Receivers, although there's only a handful of them that's real quality though, & Rob Gronkowski has now retired.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #69 on: August 2, 2019, 03:03:55 PM »
https://draftwizard.fantasypros.com/football/mock-draft-simulator/

Give this a go. You can pick your settings and try out drafting quickly to get the hang of it. Plus you get a grade at the end to see how you improve, and see how other teams graded too so you can see what they did that you can learn from.
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #70 on: August 2, 2019, 03:43:17 PM »
I'd rather be in an 8 team league than a 16 team league but happy to go along with the majority.

Put another way, I'd rather be spoiled for choice than picking the bones!

I believe last year we mentioned dropping tight ends but if it's now PPR I think keeping them is fine. Dropping DEF would be nice but again, happy to go along with the majority here.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #71 on: August 2, 2019, 08:19:07 PM »
8 team league is to easy though, for me all about finding that gem of a pick.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #72 on: August 3, 2019, 01:05:00 AM »
Just make sure to put me in a group with deFacto --- the telepathy of draft selection should be passed on into football.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #73 on: August 3, 2019, 11:14:03 AM »
I'll happily get involved if there are still places available.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #74 on: August 3, 2019, 12:26:46 PM »
Definitely should keep tight ends or go three wide receiver league and have tight ends as potential flex options.

I’d drop kickers if anything.
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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #75 on: August 4, 2019, 12:28:03 AM »
Conchis makes 17, surely we can get 3 more?

I can't figure out what happened to last year's thread to find out who signed up, do they delete them when the league ends or something?

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #77 on: August 4, 2019, 12:34:59 AM »
Conchis makes 17, surely we can get 3 more?

I can't figure out what happened to last year's thread to find out who signed up, do they delete them when the league ends or something?

It's in the NFL thread in the general sport section.

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Re: NFL Fantasy League
« Reply #78 on: August 4, 2019, 12:37:07 AM »
Has anyone Pm'd Trev? :)

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« Reply #79 on: August 4, 2019, 12:38:07 AM »
It's in the NFL thread in the general sport section.

How inconvenient!