About five years ago, I got into playing fantasy football. It was one of those things that I did with a group of friends and every Sunday was devoted to watching the games at a local bar. At first, it was overwhelming, too many games on too many tvs plus the whole keeping up with how your team was doing. It could make a girl’s head spin to say the least.
I have gotten it down to a science though and thankfully between the internet and my phone’s ability to tell me what is going on, I don’t obsess over it like a used to well. Of course, that could all change this year because you never know how the season will work out.
I am in two leagues this year, one we do auto-draft and can I say I like that better than the sit around the table and pick players. My office league’s draft is setup to do it the old fashioned way. Which leads to people taking two minutes to say their pick. Of course the time limit is 30 seconds but that doesn’t stop them for dragging their feet.
We all have our favorite players and all but put it on auto and be done with it. I can’t deal everyone just sitting there, not listening to everyone’s picks and then saying the player that has already been fixed. Seriously? And the guys have ADD anyway, so getting them to sit still for an hour could equate to taking away their beer and dip. Pure torture for them. . .
But I am hoping that I have a good year and my players for both teams will step up to the plate and kick some butt. I could use a win, since it has been a few years since I have really shown them I know how to coach.
And yes, I will probably plan on Pitt’s defense and Rothlisberger as my QB because that is how I roll.