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Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football
     

Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football

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by Sam Hendricks
 

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Fantasy Football Guidebook is an Award-Winning Finalist in the Sports category of the National Best Books 2008 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

"One of the Top 4 Fantasy Football books of All-Time" RotoNation.com

How to Play, Enjoy and Win your Fantasy Football League Every Year!
A handy, concise and informative source book. Expertly organized and full of

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Fantasy Football Guidebook is an Award-Winning Finalist in the Sports category of the National Best Books 2008 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

"One of the Top 4 Fantasy Football books of All-Time" RotoNation.com

How to Play, Enjoy and Win your Fantasy Football League Every Year!
A handy, concise and informative source book. Expertly organized and full of hard facts, helpful tips and valuable strategies. This guidebook is for the novice or the expert who wants to learn more about how to play and win fantasy football. It is your single source for every strategy, tip, rule or league variation available. It is the best book of its kind.
Includes:
- The history and administration of Fantasy Football
- Types of leagues, scoring systems and drafts
- How to rank players
- Draft day tips, theories and advanced strategies
- Roster Management skills (trades, add/drops, start/bench decisions)
- Auction, Keeper and IDP leagues
- Interview with Lenny Pappano (co-founder World Championship of Fantasy Football and draftsharks.com)
- Psychology of Fantasy Football
- Injuries
- And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982428603
Publisher:
Extra Point Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Sam "Slam" Hendricks is a 20 year fantasy football veteran who has teams in the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF), National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC) and the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC). He has a .725 winning percentage at the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) and Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC). In 2008 he finished 7th overall in the Fantasy Football Players Championship. In 2009, he finished 16th Overall in the FFPC (out of 228 top players).

He is a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA).

Look for his rankings and expert analysis in magazines such as Fantasy Football Index and Fantasy Football Pro Forecast. Follow his mock draft teams in those expert leagues as well. During the season, check out his advice in the weekly "Ask the Expert" postings on FantasyIndex.com

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Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
David_Horne More than 1 year ago
Here's a staggering number: 30,000,000 - that's how many users worldwide are estimated to have played fantasy football this year. So you can be forgiven if you didn't win your league, unless, of course, you were an owner in half a dozen leagues or more, in which case you have no excuse for not winning at least one. The popularity of online fantasy sports continues to grow, especially for football. And with that popularity the number of competitive leagues offering huge prizes is soaring as well - which explains why so many of us now watch the NFL with one eye on the big screen, one eye on the computer monitor, and one hand on the mouse, repeatedly clicking the refresh button even though our real-time stats load automatically. Here's another staggering number: $150,000,000 - that's the estimated cost of Tom Brady's season-ending injury to owners playing for a share of $500,000,000 in fantasy prizes (Darren Rovell, cited in an article on nfl.fanhouse.com). With that much on the line, fantasy owners need all the help they can get - especially owners who failed in their primary mission this season: winning. So here is what you need to do now that the fantasy season is over, buy this book: Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football, by Sam Hendricks. And the emphasis here should really be on comprehensive - because that is exactly what the author provides, a complete and careful examination of fantasy football from its historical roots to drafting best-practices to dealing with Brady-like injuries to the psychology of the game. Yes, that's right - the psychology of fantasy football. And don't think for a moment that the psychology of fantasy football isn't a relevant topic - not when there are 30,000,000 owners worldwide. In terms of qualifications, Sam Hendricks is a legendary figure in fantasy football, having won virtually everything there is to win over the past two decades. Hendricks frequently is invited to speak about fantasy football, offering seminars to people eager to learn firsthand time-tested strategies for winning on the virtual playing field, and he also participates yearly in the World Championship of Fantasy Football. Hendricks says that playing fantasy football will make you a better NFL fan. I totally agree. And something else, too - using this guidebook that Hendricks created will make you a better fantasy football player.
FF-Rookie More than 1 year ago
This is a super book. It's got everything you need to play and yes WIN at fantasy football. Sam's simplified tiering system makes it easy to prepare for the draft and keep your team competitive all season long. Hendricks also goes to great lengths to explain the rules and scoring systems of the many types of leagues out there. Best of all it's written with a keen sense of humor which makes it a great read! Get and read this book and you can be a fantasy football champion in any league!
CovetteCowboy More than 1 year ago
Awesome Book!!! I have been playing fantasy football for many years and this book has given me that extra edge to have a chance at winning a championship. This year, I am 7-3 through 10 weeks and sitting number 3 out of 16 teams and scoring the 4th highest points thus far, thanks to the insight I have gained. From new owners to the serious veteran, this is a must have book for learning and winning your fantasy football league every season. Thanks Sam, for giving us a truly quality book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great guide for both experienced and novice fantasy football players. As an experienced player I thought some of the insights and strategies were excellent. I also learned about different types of leagues and scoring systems. My wife, tired of becoming a fantasy widow during football season was able to get a better understanding of the rules and what FF was all about. Two thumbs up!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is excellent! I am new to fantasy football and I usually purchase a few books on any new subject, but not in this case. It is the only book I've needed to feel comfortable on all aspects of the game. Every phase is covered in great detail, and I was very prepared for the draft - more prepared than some of the old timers in our league. Now that the season has started I refer to it constantly and I'm doing great. It also covers advanced topics so I know I'll be using this book for many seasons to come - I highly recommend this book to anyone who is serious about learning and winning in fantasy football!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have many books on FF. This is the best. Lots of tips and strategies for drafting and ranking players. I hope my other league owners do not get a copy of this book! Outstanding content and well organized.