Fantasy football is a game that those who participate in really embrace for various reasons.
For many, it’s an excuse to follow the entire NFL rather than rooting for a single team. Participating in a fantasy football league is particularly appealing if your favorite team isn’t getting anywhere near the “playoffs,” as Jim Mora infamously exclaimed.
As you get older and see friends and family more infrequently, it’s an excuse to stay connected, too. The days of real competition on the playing field are merely memories now as an adult. But, the competitive spirit remains strong as we each manage a made-up team of pro players that grind it out on the gridiron of the internet. The teams may be a fantasy, but the bragging rights of victory are firmly planted in reality.Read More→