Fantasy Football Free Agents and Free Agency

Fantasy Football Free AgentsWith the crazier NFL free agency period in history set to begin in a matter of days, it got me thinking about fantasy football free agency. NFL free agents and fantasy football free agents don’t have a lot in common, except each is a professional ball player without a team at the moment. I’ve seen studies where far fewer big name and big salary NFL free agents make an impact than you’d think, so the NFL free agency period is sometimes overblown–reasonable, since it usually happens in the football wasteland known as March. Owners new to fantasy football would make a huge mistake to ignore the fantasy football waiver wire, though.
The Fantasy Football Waiver Wire
Once the draft is done, the fantasy football waiver wire is the best way to build your team’s talent pool and overall depth. Teams who stay active in their league’s free agency build up a steady and incremental advantage over their less-active rivals over the course of fantasy football season. Fantasy owners should be active early and often in their free agency system, especially when your league allows unlimited transactions in a year and your league has deep rosters. Here’s what to look for in free agency throughout your fantasy football season.


About playfantasysports

Fantasy football is exactly that: playing virtual football games with other teams online. You need only a starter lineup of players at the start of your playing season, and you pit these players against other players as the season goes on. These players are real, at least in the real-world sense: the stats of real players off the field carry over into the virtual arena, and these stats serve as game points. Whoever wins at the end of the fantasy football season wins because his or her players had a good deal of real game play offline.

Posted on December 22, 2011, in Fantasy Football, Fantasy Sports. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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