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Author:  UKno1VIKING [ Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:58 pm ]
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Does the forum organise a fantasy league?

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:31 am ]
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I was in one a couple years ago for vmb.

Author:  Ohjay [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:56 am ]
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I'd be up for joining a league if anyone would set one up.

Author:  dead_poet [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:01 am ]
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I'm down. I think ESPN has one of the better platforms. If we can get at least 10 people together I'll set something up. Bragging rights only?

Author:  Funkytown [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:36 am ]
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Does anyone play on NFL.com? I'd like to get 10 people on there. That's where I've always played, and I really enjoy it.

Author:  Cliff [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:15 am ]
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There is a FF league already set up in Yahoo but I'm not sure if the people there actually check the board much anymore.

At any rate, if another is created I'll gladly join it. I usually play 2-3 teams a year anyway.

I'd be down for $20-$40 a piece or just bragging rights, either works for me.

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:37 pm ]
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Ill play! But the comment that espn is best is completely false, they have 2 week playoffs which brings you into week 17 for the final. The week when players sit on great teams, no fair for teams who competed all year. I'd be down for a 20 entry too, imo yahoo has the best engine. I don't need it to be money, I am already in a couple money leagues, but if it is I'm game as well.

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:41 pm ]
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MelanieMFunk wrote:
Does anyone play on NFL.com? I'd like to get 10 people on there. That's where I've always played, and I really enjoy it.


I think I used it one year, isn't espn also the cbs one? Edit: oops that was stupid, I was thinking the nfl.com one.

Author:  jackal [ Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:06 pm ]
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Drew BreesQB - NO
RB Jamaal Charles KC
DeMarco Murray DAL
Dez BryantWR - DAL
Greg JenningsWR - MIN
Owen DanielsTE
Lamar MillerRB - MIA
BENCH
Eli Manning QB - NYG
Le'Veon Bell RB - PIT
Eddie Lacy RB - GB
Tavon AustinWR - STL
Anquan Boldin WR - SF
Mason Crosby K - GB

Here was my team on NFL.com this year

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:30 pm ]
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jackal wrote:
Drew BreesQB - NO
RB Jamaal Charles KC
DeMarco Murray DAL
Dez BryantWR - DAL
Greg JenningsWR - MIN
Owen DanielsTE
Lamar MillerRB - MIA
BENCH
Eli Manning QB - NYG
Le'Veon Bell RB - PIT
Eddie Lacy RB - GB
Tavon AustinWR - STL
Anquan Boldin WR - SF
Mason Crosby K - GB

Here was my team on NFL.com this year


6 points per passing TD? If not you took a QB wayyyy to soon, and don't have good enough RBs to win, unless Miller and Bell pan out, and only one elite WR.

Author:  jackal [ Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:38 pm ]
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Bell has already been named Steelers starter and supposed to be there workhorse this year ..

I have Baltimore Defense too if I left it out

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:01 am ]
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Okay since everyone quit talking about the subject at hand, I'm going to make a league. After everyone gets in a decision on free or entry fee will be voted on. And that has to be unanimous, or it stays free. If there is money on it, it will be through a site like league safe, or the other one that charges no interest I heard good things about. I am okay with free or entry fee, so I wont vote.

If you want in please pm your email.

I will also make another thread specifically for this league, so people can chime in there.

The engine will be yahoo, it's very user friendly.

Author:  HornedMessiah [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:11 am ]
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MelanieMFunk wrote:
Does anyone play on NFL.com? I'd like to get 10 people on there. That's where I've always played, and I really enjoy it.


NFL.com's fantasy football, and their website in general, is very irritating. Clunky interface and it seems like every newly loaded page has a video that auto-plays. :steamed: Give another place (like yahoo) a try and you'll see how much easier it is. Although yahoo does seem to be making changes to their fantasy stuff lately...

Author:  Funkytown [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:44 am ]
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HornedMessiah wrote:
MelanieMFunk wrote:
Does anyone play on NFL.com? I'd like to get 10 people on there. That's where I've always played, and I really enjoy it.


NFL.com's fantasy football, and their website in general, is very irritating. Clunky interface and it seems like every newly loaded page has a video that auto-plays. :steamed:


Yeah. I feel you on the video thing, but I've been playing on NFL.com for 5-6 years. I don't mind it. I'm sure they are all fine, though. I can't imagine they are super, duper different. They all have the same general theme/idea.

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:07 pm ]
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MelanieMFunk wrote:
HornedMessiah wrote:
MelanieMFunk wrote:
Does anyone play on NFL.com? I'd like to get 10 people on there. That's where I've always played, and I really enjoy it.


NFL.com's fantasy football, and their website in general, is very irritating. Clunky interface and it seems like every newly loaded page has a video that auto-plays. :steamed:


Yeah. I feel you on the video thing, but I've been playing on NFL.com for 5-6 years. I don't mind it. I'm sure they are all fine, though. I can't imagine they are super, duper different. They all have the same general theme/idea.


Worst part is 2 week default playoffs, brings final into week 17, when no league worth it's salt should be playing. Imagine having money on a league, and you are in the final and the Packers sit Rogers.

Author:  Funkytown [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:00 pm ]
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You think? I make it into the playoffs in almost all of my leagues (usually play 3 or 4 a year), and make it to the Championship game quite often as well...I never felt I lost a game due to "my player(s) being sat." I don't believe I ever ran into that problem. Besides, sometimes you just have to adjust to those things. No complaints here. I win a fair amount, so I can't whine about it. I must know what I'm doing. :D

Author:  allday1991 [ Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:25 pm ]
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Purple Jesus wrote:
I am down for one if it's a free league on ESPN or Yahoo.


me two lol

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:44 am ]
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pm emails ill invite ya to one I made for people here.

Author:  Funkytown [ Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:32 pm ]
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PurpleHalo wrote:

Worst part is 2 week default playoffs, brings final into week 17, when no league worth it's salt should be playing. Imagine having money on a league, and you are in the final and the Packers sit Rogers.



Just joined my first NFL.com league: "Playoffs Weeks 15 & 16 - 4 teams"

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:05 pm ]
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MelanieMFunk wrote:
PurpleHalo wrote:

Worst part is 2 week default playoffs, brings final into week 17, when no league worth it's salt should be playing. Imagine having money on a league, and you are in the final and the Packers sit Rogers.



Just joined my first NFL.com league: "Playoffs Weeks 15 & 16 - 4 teams"


Custom? I was looking at public and it had that silly format.

Author:  Funkytown [ Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:07 pm ]
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It is just a standard NFL-Managed league.

I honestly can't remember if I'm used to playing into Week 17 or not. I know I never thought it was an issue or worth a complaint, lol, so maybe it does only go to Week 16--and maybe it has been that way for a while. I'm not sure. I just know it said that when I joined the league. It listed that as part of the general rules. Thought it was worth mentioning. I'm assuming it's that way for all non-custom leagues. I'll find out soon enough, because I'll be joining a few more. :)

Author:  HornedMessiah [ Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:53 pm ]
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VMB.com league on yahoo is sitting at 11 teams and needs one more player. Long history, has been going since 2003. If you want to join post your email address and Greg can send you an invite.

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:44 pm ]
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HornedMessiah wrote:
VMB.com league on yahoo is sitting at 11 teams and needs one more player. Long history, has been going since 2003. If you want to join post your email address and Greg can send you an invite.


Whats draft date / time?

Author:  HornedMessiah [ Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:07 am ]
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Mon Aug 26 8:00pm central

Author:  PurpleHalo [ Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:36 am ]
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HornedMessiah wrote:
Mon Aug 26 8:00pm central


I'm in a lot of leagues this year, but if you don't get one in the next cpl days have him pm me I can join.

And I didn't mean to step on yalls toes with that other lg, just that several were asking, and some didn't know if the original VMB league was up, I have played in it before tho.

If any of yall wanna moonlight in mine feel free.

Author:  Ohjay [ Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:44 am ]
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HornedMessiah wrote:
VMB.com league on yahoo is sitting at 11 teams and needs one more player. Long history, has been going since 2003. If you want to join post your email address and Greg can send you an invite.

I'll take that spot if no one has stepped up yet.
Have Greg send me a PM and I'll give him my e-mail(don't want any spambots picking it up)

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