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Fantasy football is a game in which the participants serve as general managers of virtual professional American football teams. The competitors select their rosters by participating in a draft in which all relevant NFL players are available.

This Infographic explains everything you need to know about Fantasy football.

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Fantasy Football Statistics

  • Fantasy football started in 1962
  • Gender: 82% are men while 18% are women.
  • Age rank:( 55% of men who play fantasy football are between 35-54 while women are between 18-34
  • Most people spend at least 4hours a week researching their team.
  • Fantasy sports is a $7.22 billion industry with 60 million fantasy sports players in the United States and Canada as of 2016
  • £100.0m is the initial budget an FPL manager receives to spend on an initial squad of 15 players.

How to Play Fantasy Football

  • Step 1: You join a league.
  • Step 2: You prepare for your league draft by scouting players.
  • Step 3: You build your fantasy football team via the draft.
  • Step 4: Your team competes against another team every week.
  • Step 5: Your team (hopefully) makes the playoffs and wins your league.

Most Popular Fantasy Football Player 2019

  • Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts
  • Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Kerryon Johnson, RB, Detroit Lions
  • Kenyan Drake, RB, Miami Dolphins
  • Lamar Miller, RB, Houston Texans
  • Robby Anderson, WR, New York Jets
  • Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals
  • Golden Tate, WR, New York Giants
  • Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Delanie Walker, TE, Tennessee Titans

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy, Tips, and Resources

1: Start with a five-round plan of attack
2: Go early and often with running backs
3: Get at least one elite wide receiver
4: Know it’s OK to splurge at tight end
5: Find the best values at quarterback
6: Know why you’re taking a player
7: Don’t be a slave to the rankings
8: Don’t be influenced by other picks
9: Avoid getting too caught up in bye weeks
10: Embrace the stream with defenses
11: Take kickers in the last round (if your league still uses them)

Who Should You Start?

  1. C. McCaffrey RB-CAR
  2. S. Barkley RB-NYG
  3. D. Henry RB-TEN
  4. D. Cook RB-MIN
  5. E. Elliott RB-DAL
  6. A. Kamara RB-NO
  7. N. Chubb RB-CLE
  8. J. Mixon RB-CIN
  9. D. Adams WR-GB
  10. J. Jacobs RB-LV