This year, as it seems most years usually do, has flown by, so much so that my email check yesterday led me to a pleasant surprise: an ad for fantasy football 2012 on the side. Really, it’s almost time for fantasy football again?
This season will mark the fourth year of playing fantasy football for me, and although I haven’t been what you might call “successful” (a championship my inaugural season is all I have to show for sleepless nights full of research), there’s definitely no other way I would want to spend my Sundays—and for that matter, the six days following.
While researching who to pick and who to stay away from is key to a successful season of fantasy football, there is one element that tends to be overlooked by many: choosing a great name. For every “Under Dwayne Bowe” and “Ixnay on the Heyward-Bey”, there are plenty of uninspired names that make fantasy owners everywhere want to weep silently. So, the question is how to you distinguish a great name from an awful name? Follow these five rules of naming your fantasy football team, and I guarantee that you will have one of the best names in your league.
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