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5 Things to Know If You’re New to Fantasy Football

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Do you have friends that constantly rave on about their fantasy football teams? Want to join in but don’t know how to get started? Here’s a few tips and tricks to get you started.

  1. Believe it or not, there is still time to start a fantasy team. Most websites allow you to create a team until about halfway through the regular season. There are also websites such as DraftKings.com where you create a new team every week.
  2. You don’t need to be a football fanatic to do well in fantasy football. Football, like all sports, is filled with upsets and injuries giving a novice fantasy player a strong chance to beat more experienced fantasy players.
  3. Trash talking is a fun way to poke fun at your competitors and to show off some competitiveness.
  4. Never take a QB in the first round of the draft; instead, pick a wide receiver or a running back. There are plenty of serviceable QB’s to choose from.
  5. Despite the competitiveness of fantasy football, remember that you are playing for fun. Take a step back and enjoy yourself!
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5 Things to Know If You’re New to Fantasy Football