Everyone loves talking about their fantasy football teams.
Everyone else hates listening to someone else talk about their fantasy teams.
With that said, this will be about my only post on my fantasy team and really it isn’t even about my team.
We had a draft yesterday for league. Just a small, 10 team, $20 dollar entry fee. Nothing major.
We were sitting around my buddy’s basement doing the draft. I lucked out and got the first pick. In a Houston Texans-type move, I drafted Chicago’s defense first. (OK not really. Of course I took LT.)
Anyway, as the draft wore on I heard some things that disturbed me greatly. After several picks of well know players, at least well known enough for fantasy players, I heard questions like “who’s he?” or “what’s he play?”
Those questions should never be asked at fantasy draft. If you don’t know more than Peyton Manning or Tom Brady, why are you doing a fantasy draft? This really was pissing me off yesterday. Then, the same kids were taking five minutes to make a selection. They were acting like they knew something and had to make the perfect pick. When in reality, all they ended up doing was taking the player on their list of players who was ranked higher. That takes five minutes?
The worst part is, I got a real good looking team on paper, got a few steals (Adrian Peterson in like round 9 and Anthony Gonzalez in the last round) but it’s going to be one of these “Who’s that?” guys that win the thing. If that happens, I think I’m done with fantasy forever.