Fantasy Football For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 25, 2011 - Games - 288 pages
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Packed with expert advice and timely tips

The fun and easy way to guide your team to glory in fantasy football

Fantasy football can be an addictive hobby. But if you've never played before, how do you start? Have no fear! This friendly guide explains the game to you from start to finish -- from scouting and drafting your players to building your coaching skills to planning your strategy. And who knows, perhaps even to tasting victory in your league championship!


  • Understand the basics of the game
  • Pick the league right for you
  • Assemble your dream team in the draft
  • Develop your in-season management skills
  • Know which quick fixes work and what common mistakes to avoid
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Xs and Os of Fantasy Football
4
The Xs and Os of Fantasy Football
7
Just Score Baby The Name
25
You versus Who? Knowing the Scoring Format
33
Preparing for Your Fantasy Draft
51
Advanced Scouting
75
Advanced Scouting and Drafting Secrets 75 Chapter 5 Scouting Running Backs
77
Considering Other Draft Tactics
137
Let the Games Begin
151
Waivers and Trades
169
Finishing Strong Down the Stretch
191
The Research Guide to Online Play
203
Professional Pigskin
217
ESPN Fantasy Football
231
Checking Out Some
241

Scouting Wide Receivers and Tight Ends
91
Scouting Kickers and Defenders
101
into Your Game
111
Ten Quick Fixes to Make the Day after Your Draft
257
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About the author (2011)

Martin Signore is a screenwriter and interactive gamewriter/designer. While working in Los Angeles, Martin founded the Hollywood Football League with his friends and co-workers. Many years, trophies, and leagues later he admits to being a fantasy expert and addict.

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