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It’s That Time Again…

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The lockout has been over for a little over a week now and football is back in full swing, for the most part. In reality, the CBA still needs to be ratified before the league year can truly start but that is all just loose ends and nothing to worry about. A lot of the fun since the lockout ended is that, instead of the usual slow moving NFL free agency period, this year has seen a flurry of transactions that manifested in just a few days. Instead of a busy two days and a slow trickle of news for the following four months, fans were gifted an orgy of non-stop coverage and news filling fans in on the final landing points for players like Albert Haynesworth, Chad Ochocinco, Nnamdi Asomugha and DeAngelo Williams.

The biggest fun of the post-lockout NFL is that it only provides a few short weeks to prepare for something most fans commit months to preparing for…fantasy football. I’ve been participating in fantasy football for years now and it is definitely something that you either get or you don’t, there is little to no middle ground. In fact, I recently told a friend who is a fan of football, but not nearly into it as I am, that I was excited for my league to start up and they looked at me as if I stopped speaking English and slipped into some jibberish language. So I got to thinking, why do I get so into fantasy football? Let’s see what I came up with… Read the rest of this entry »


Written by emeraldarcher

August 3, 2011 at 11:46 pm

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