The legacy of fantasy football and other related office pool competitions have become the latest hot craze. These challenges serve as a much needed distraction from the normal monotony of life, and serve as a much needed distraction. The birth of these games, have changed the simple act of just watching a football games as a spectator’s sport to an interactive experience enjoyed by millions of fans.
There are many variations to the complexity level of fantasy football challenges. The most time consuming and challenging option is the tradition fantasy football league, in which participants manage a lineup of professional players, which they selected during their draft, and determine which of these players is most likely to perform well for that particular week. There are many aspects to consider, such as: anticipated weather conditions, injuries, personal rivalries of individual players or franchises, and off-field distractions.
In recent years, office pools have advanced passed just the annual Super Bowl boxes, and have become a topic of conversation for seventeen straight weeks of fun. Pick-em competitions offer a much less strenuous approach to increasing the enjoyment of watching football games. Participants just select the teams that they believe will win and wait for the results. Typically each player’s results provide them with a score value, which can be used as a comparison against the success of their friends and family.
The victors of such competitions are typically awarded prizes or trophies, however the greatest motivation for getting into these challenges is a combination of personal pride and the chance to “trash talk” to their less fortunate friends. It has been proven over and over again, that these challenges are no longer the exclusive domain of the boys.
Women and men alike have shown that on any given Sunday, anyone can be a champion. No matter what the strategy may be; from picking the nicest uniforms, coolest mascot, or something actually related to the outcome of the game, fantasy football is here to stay.
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