Eugene Cho

blog fantasy football league

Dear blog visitors, friends, subscribers and Sports fan from around the world,

This blog isn’t meant to always be serious.  It’s good to have fun together and talk trash.  I’ve set up a fantasy football league [Salary Cap format] via Yahoo Sports.  The league is called Blog Football.  Group ID# is 6455 and the password is: blog.  If you want to join in on the fun, register here.  Anyone is welcome to join.

Here are the basic rules: 

Each week, you’ll decide which players to start, while keeping your team under a league-wide $100 million salary cap. The better your players perform in real-life games, the more points they score for your fantasy team.  So, everybody draws players each week from the general pool of players.  You can swap your players as less or often as you want.

Several months ago, I also set up a Men’s NCAA Tournament league which was won by a gal at Quest.  Incredibly, she placed 118th place in the entire Yahoo system. 

P.S.  If you are part of Quest Church, there’s also a head to head league that’s set up and we’re looking for a few more players.

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4 Responses

  1. deneenwhite says:

    When id the deadline to set up a team?

  2. chenster22 says:

    my team is TEH HOTNESS.

    actually i don’t know if my strategy will work. i chose the worst kicker with points and a bottom 5 defense.

  3. I’m in…

    Can’t say no to a game that combines football and economics

  4. Are you setting up another league this year?

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