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Do you play Fantasy Football?

Discussion in 'CZ Announcement Zone' started by Reality, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    How many teams did you have?
  2. SuspectCorner

    SuspectCorner Bromo

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    Exactly. I avoid drafting Cowboys (I've made an exception for FG kickers, though - but they're not really football players anyway, right Hos?). This way I can avoid conflicts of head and heart. But anybody suggesting a true Cowboys fan would take a FANTASY football win over a REAL win for the Dallas Cowboys - just doesn't get it.

    Because of the regular 'scouting' it requires - I believe FFL helps keep me outside of the 'bubble' that can arise when I overly focus on the Dallas Cowboys' team and players. I really think it gives me a clearer picture of Dallas' place in the current scheme of the league. JMO
  3. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    Did fantasy baseball for one season and that was more than enough for me. The closest I will ever get to FF is watching The League.
  4. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    The only fantasy game I ever played was Basketball and that was years ago. I used to play with the jerkies at Mavtalk.
  5. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Yeah, I've never met any real Cowboy fan who would come close to wanting a FFB win over the real thing. They are too different things entirely.

    Also, as you said, I've found that following FFB keeps me way more in tune with what is going on a round the league, as well as how all the indiviual players are doing.
  6. Dodger

    Dodger Indomitable

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    I usually have at least 6 teams a year.

    And I never had any issues with rooting for other players, even Eagles players, because I don't do any rooting.

    I draft the players I want, whoever they are, set my rosters based on who I think will have a good game, and then I forget about it over the weekend. I don't look at the results until Monday night. This way I'm not, for example, watching the Giants and Cowboys knowing that Manning, who is on one of my teams, needs X amount of points for my team to win.
  7. mooseq

    mooseq Member

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    i love FF i play it every year. i actually won the championship last year with a real good team...
    qb vick
    rb mccoy
    rb a bradshaw
    wr hicks
    wr v cruz
    wr s moss
    te f davis

    k dan bailey

    but of course i am a cowboys fan first!:suxskins::suxjints::suxiggle:
  8. mmillman

    mmillman Active Member

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    I really like fantasy football. I like the competition and it makes watching games that Dallas is not in somewhat interesting.

    I also like ragging on my buddies :laugh2:
  9. crashintonickdm

    crashintonickdm Active Member

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    is today wednesday?
  10. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    #1 rule in fantasy football is "put it in neutral". If you can't handle that, then don't play.

    I love FFL. I never let a team that player is on influence whether I draft him or play him. It's a game of projecting stats. I don't "root" for any player. I just hope I picked the right guy on the right day.

    It makes having NFL Sunday Ticket infinitely more interesting.

    I would NEVER trade an FFL win for a Cowboys win, but it's not like my pick is going to change the out come of the game anyway. Either the Cowboys stop, my McCoy pick for that week or they don't. I'm not rooting for McCoy, I'm giving my best guess at his projected stat line.

    I'm a Cowboys fan, first and foremost, but I'm also a football fan. The two aren't necessarily mutually exclusive.

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