Wednesday, May 24, 2017

My Fantasy Index Magazine Auction Team

Drafted in the annual Fantasy Index magazine auction draft last night. Here is my team and some thoughts.

You can find the entire draft in the 2017 Fantasy Index magazine which will be on newsstands in late June.

QB
-Russell Wilson $11 (a Top 6 QB with Top 3 potential. 13 QBs went for double digits!)
-Sam Bradford $3 I needed someone who would start and fill in during the bye week and maybe help when Wilson has a down week

RB
-Todd Gurley $32 Bounce back year 
-Marshawn Lynch $25 Probably a few $ too much for him. Someone dumped him on me as I was bidding him up
-Matt Forte $9 One more year Matt
-Latavius Murray $9 Could be steal of he draft for this price IF the rookie Davin Cook ($16) cannot step in right away
-Jonathan Stewart $6 Another started in the rookie does not come thru
-Giovani Bernard $5 Splitting touches in a 3 RBBC but hey this is draft and forget. Computer picks best performers each week.

WR
-Alshon Jeffrey $18
-Keenan Allen $19
-Stefon Diggs $13
Lots of underrated WRs here
-Corey Coleman $7
-Eric Decker $6
-Brandon Marshall $6
-DeVante Parker $5
-Tyrell Williams $5

TE
-Delanie Walker $9 Maybe paid a few dollars too much 
-Zach Miller $2 Could be a steal, rookie pushing him is a year away. Miller is money IF he can stay healthy

K
Adam Vinateri $2
Wil Lutz $2

DEF
HOU $3
PIT $2

What do you think?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tick Tock! Time is Running Out!


Each early bird entry into the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) makes you eligible for a drawing to win an entry into the coveted Pros vs Joes Challenge!




What is the Pros vs Joes Challenge?

Take a group of hard core FFPC fantasy players (the Joes) and pit them against a contingent of fantasy industry experts (the Pros). The overall field is divided into separate divisions (leagues). Each division of 12 conducts their own draft. The format is FFPC Draft Experts, 28-round live drafts (optimized scoring, no lineup submission) that take place in late July. The highest scoring team after 16 weeks in each division wins that league. The one team which outscores all other across all divisions over 16 weeks is crowned the FFPC Pros vs Joes Champion.

2017 FFPC Pros vs Joes Challenge
FFPC Pros vs. Joes has become a true showcase event and that will continue again this year. The FFPC will once again give away six (6) entries into the 2018 FFPC Main Event to each Pros vs Joes division winner, each valued at $1,750 per team for a total value of over $10,000 !!
The 2017 challenge will be limited to six (6) leagues, a total of 36 Joes and 36 Pros. 
The Pros vs Joes Selection Process
The 36 Pros will be selected by the FFPC and FantasyMojo.com and invited into this competition.
I have been in the Pros vs Joes Challenge since the very beginning (starting in 2009). I have won my league twice in those eight years. That is a pretty good track record! 2015 I finished 5th overall. Do not ask about last year though...it is an all or nothing strategy for me in DM.
Since there are just 36 Joes spots available, the FFPC had to come up with a way to fairly reward their customers and select participants. The 36 Joes were selected via a random drawing. But to be entered into the drawing you must be signed up for a FFPC Main Event team before the early bird deadline of 31 May!!!
2017 Pros vs Joes Challenge Broadcast
2017 Draft Schedule (Tentative):
TBD
All six of the Pros vs Joes Drafts will be broadcasted live on the High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour blog talk radio show. Participants from the Pros and Joes will be invited to appear live to discuss the ongoing drafts.

The draftboards will also be available for viewing live on http://YouTube.com/NFL

The entry fee for the FFPC Main Event 2017 is $1,875. However they have an early bird special extended through 31 May that brings the price down to $1,775. If you do an online draft the early pricing is $1,650 (vice $1,850 full price for an online team). 

Additional teams before the early bird deadline are $250 off so just $1625.

See you in Las Vegas!



Check out the latest books from Extra Point Press



Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way: 365 Personal Finance Tips Everyone Should Know 






Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sign up for the FFPC 2017 Main Event! High Stakes FF at its best!

The Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) Main Event for 2017 is now accepting registration for teams.

They have online drafts and live drafts each day on Thursday 7 September (12:30 pm), Friday 8 September (9 am, 1:30 and 6 pm PST) and Saturday 9 September (10 am and 3pm). Their first live draft is Thursday 7 September at 12:30 pm PST.

The entry fee for the FFPC Main Event 2017 is $1,875. However they have an early bird special extended through 31 May that brings the price down to $1,775. If you do an online draft the early pricing is $1,650 (vice $1,850 full price for an online team).

Early entrants (a $200 deposit secures your team) also are entered into a lottery for the Pros vs Joes Challenge. The winner of each PvJ league receives a FFPC Main Event entry for the following year. I won my Pros vs Joes League in 2015 and won an entry into the FFPC Main Event. 

Additional teams before the early bird deadline are $250 off so just $1625.

See you in Las Vegas!



Check out the latest books from Extra Point Press
Including Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way and…a military thriller from Sam Hendricks Just One More...



Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way: 365 Personal Finance Tips Everyone Should Know 





Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151

Thursday, May 18, 2017

FFPC and the Pros vs Joes Contest


Each early bird entry into the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) makes you eligible for a drawing to win an entry into the coveted Pros vs Joes Challenge!

What is the Pros vs Joes Challenge?

Take a group of hard core FFPC fantasy players (the Joes) and pit them against a contingent of fantasy industry experts (the Pros). The overall field is divided into separate divisions (leagues). Each division of 12 conducts their own draft. The format is FFPC Draft Experts, 28-round live drafts (optimized scoring, no lineup submission) that take place in late July. The highest scoring team after 16 weeks in each division wins that league. The one team which outscores all other across all divisions over 16 weeks is crowned the FFPC Pros vs Joes Champion.

2017 FFPC Pros vs Joes Challenge
FFPC Pros vs. Joes has become a true showcase event and that will continue again this year. The FFPC will once again give away six (6) entries into the 2018 FFPC Main Event to each Pros vs Joes division winner, each valued at $1,750 per team for a total value of over $10,000 !!
The 2017 challenge will be limited to six (6) leagues, a total of 36 Joes and 36 Pros. 


                         Division Winner Pros vs Joes 2012 and 2015
The Pros vs Joes Selection Process
The 36 Pros will be selected by the FFPC and FantasyMojo.com and invited into this competition.

I am honored to have been selected to participate again this year as a Pro in the 2017 Pros vs Joes Contest sponsored by the FFPC. 
I have been in the Pros vs Joes Challenge since the very beginning (starting in 2009). I have won my league twice in those eight years. That is a pretty good track record! In 2015 I finished 5th overall. Don't ask about last year. I love an all or nothing strategy in Draft Masters events!!!
Since there are just 36 Joes spots available, the FFPC had to come up with a way to fairly reward their customers and select participants. The 36 Joes were selected via a random drawing. But to be entered into the drawing you must be signed up for a FFPC Main Event team before the early bird deadline of 31 May!!!

All six of the Pros vs Joes Drafts will be broadcasted live on the High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour blog talk radio show. Participants from the Pros and Joes will be invited to appear live to discuss the ongoing drafts.

The draftboards will also be available for viewing live on http://YouTube.com/NFL

The entry fee for the FFPC Main Event 2017 is $1,875. However they have an early bird special extended through 31 May that brings the price down to $1,775. If you do an online draft the early pricing is $1,650 (vice $1,850 full price for an online team). 

Additional teams before the early bird deadline are $250 off so just $1625.

See you in Las Vegas!



Check out the latest books from Extra Point Press
Including Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way and…a military thriller from Sam Hendricks Just One More...



Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way: 365 Personal Finance Tips Everyone Should Know 





Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Honored Invite to Play in 2017 Pros Vs Joes Contest Sponsored by FFPC

I am so honored to be invited to participate as a Pro in the 2017 Pros vs Joes Contest Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC). I have been in every PvJ since the inception in 2009. I have won my league twice and I intend to win the overall competition in addition to my league this year!!!!

How can you play in the exciting Pros vs Joes Contest?

Each early bird entry into the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) makes you eligible for a drawing to win an entry into the coveted Pros vs Joes Challenge!

What is the Pros vs Joes Challenge?

Take a group of hard core FFPC fantasy players (the Joes) and pit them against a contingent of fantasy industry experts (the Pros). The overall field is divided into separate divisions (leagues). Each division of 12 conducts their own draft. The format is FFPC Draft Experts, 28-round live drafts (optimized scoring, no lineup submission) that take place in late July. The highest scoring team after 16 weeks in each division wins that league. The one team which outscores all other across all divisions over 16 weeks is crowned the FFPC Pros vs Joes Champion.

2017 FFPC Pros vs Joes Challenge
FFPC Pros vs. Joes has become a true showcase event and that will continue again this year. The FFPC will once again give away six (6) entries into the 2018 FFPC Main Event to each Pros vs Joes division winner, each valued at $1,750 per team for a total value of over $10,000 !!
The 2017 challenge will be limited to six (6) leagues, a total of 36 Joes and 36 Pros. 

                         Division Winner Pros vs Joes 2012 and 2015
The Pros vs Joes Selection Process
The 36 Pros will be selected by the FFPC and FantasyMojo.com and invited into this competition.
I have been in the Pros vs Joes Challenge since the very beginning (starting in 2009). I have won my league twice in those eight years. That is a pretty good track record! In 2015 I finished 5th overall. Don't ask about last year. I love an all or nothing strategy in Draft Masters events!!!
Since there are just 36 Joes spots available, the FFPC had to come up with a way to fairly reward their customers and select participants. The 36 Joes are selected via a random drawing. But to be entered into the drawing you must be signed up for a FFPC Main Event team before the early bird deadline of 31 May!!!

All six of the Pros vs Joes Drafts will be broadcasted live on the High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour blog talk radio show. Participants from the Pros and Joes will be invited to appear live to discuss the ongoing drafts.

The draftboards will also be available for viewing live on http://YouTube.com/NFL

The entry fee for the FFPC Main Event 2017 is $1,875. However they have an early bird special extended through 31 May that brings the price down to $1,775. If you do an online draft the early pricing is $1,650 (vice $1,850 full price for an online team). 

Additional teams before the early bird deadline are $250 off so just $1625.

See you in Las Vegas!



Check out the latest books from Extra Point Press
Including Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way and…a military thriller from Sam Hendricks Just One More...



Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way: 365 Personal Finance Tips Everyone Should Know 





Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151

Saturday, May 13, 2017

FantasyFootballGuidebook.com Leagues so far....

 Okay I think I am in just 14 leagues/drafts so far this season....

$35 FFPC Draft Masters Slow Online Draft 
$77 FFPC Dynasty Slow Online Draft
Fantasy Football Index Magazine Experts Draft
Fantasy Football Index Magazine Auction Draft
Pro Football Forecast Magazine (1st magazine) PPR
Pro Football Forecast Magazine (1st mag) Non-PPR
Pro Football Forecast Magazine (2nd magazine) PPR
Pro Football Forecast Magazine (2nd magazine) Non-PPR
$77 FFPC Draft Masters League Live Draft
Pros vs Joes Contest Sponsored by FFPC
$35 FFPC Draft Masters Slow Online Draft
$500 FFPC Classic Draft
Lakenheath Local League
FootballGuys Players Championship (FPC) $350 League

Friday, May 12, 2017

Pros vs Joes Contest-Get Involved!


Each early bird entry into the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) makes you eligible for a drawing to win an entry into the coveted Pros vs Joes Challenge!

What is the Pros vs Joes Challenge?

Take a group of hard core FFPC fantasy players (the Joes) and pit them against a contingent of fantasy industry experts (the Pros). The overall field is divided into separate divisions (leagues). Each division of 12 conducts their own draft. The format is FFPC Draft Experts, 28-round live drafts (optimized scoring, no lineup submission) that take place in late July. The highest scoring team after 16 weeks in each division wins that league. The one team which outscores all other across all divisions over 16 weeks is crowned the FFPC Pros vs Joes Champion.

2017 FFPC Pros vs Joes Challenge
FFPC Pros vs. Joes has become a true showcase event and that will continue again this year. The FFPC will once again give away six (6) entries into the 2018 FFPC Main Event to each Pros vs Joes division winner, each valued at $1,750 per team for a total value of over $10,000 !!
The 2017 challenge will be limited to six (6) leagues, a total of 36 Joes and 36 Pros. 


                         Division Winner Pros vs Joes 2012 and 2015
The Pros vs Joes Selection Process
The 36 Pros will be selected by the FFPC and FantasyMojo.com and invited into this competition.
I have been in the Pros vs Joes Challenge since the very beginning (starting in 2009). I have won my league twice in those eight years. That is a pretty good track record! In 2015 I finished 5th overall. Don't ask about last year. I love a all or nothing strategy in Draft Masters events!!!
Since there are just 36 Joes spots available, the FFPC had to come up with a way to fairly reward their customers and select participants. The 36 Joes were selected via a random drawing. But to be entered into the drawing you must be signed up for a FFPC Main Event team before the early bird deadline of 31 May!!!

All six of the Pros vs Joes Drafts will be broadcasted live on the High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour blog talk radio show. Participants from the Pros and Joes will be invited to appear live to discuss the ongoing drafts.

The draftboards will also be available for viewing live on http://YouTube.com/NFL

The entry fee for the FFPC Main Event 2017 is $1,875. However they have an early bird special extended through 31 May that brings the price down to $1,775. If you do an online draft the early pricing is $1,650 (vice $1,850 full price for an online team). 

Additional teams before the early bird deadline are $250 off so just $1625.

See you in Las Vegas!



Check out the latest books from Extra Point Press
Including Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way and…a military thriller from Sam Hendricks Just One More...


Financial Planning The Fighter Pilot Way: 365 Personal Finance Tips Everyone Should Know 




Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151