It felt great to get up (run a few miles then get coffee) and watch College Game Day on ESPN. I also had my first Fantasy Football draft of the season. For the most part I think my draft was decent. I’m most excited about having Matthew Stafford as my starting QB. Typically I draft staples like Brees, Brady, Rodgers, or a Manning…It’s amazing how this year QBs are getting taken sooner than ever before. I blame it on the lack of consistent skill players out there. I digress. Another thing I’ve noticed: the stress of drafting never subsides. Year after year, draft after draft–it never goes how I planned. That also happens to be what I love about Fantasy Football drafts. I have been playing for years with some of the same people and they never cease to amaze me on draft day. Even when I think I know their strategy (he always drafts Eagles etc), a few surprises always come up.
I also a Fantasy Football draft this afternoon. This is my third draft of the season in a 10 team standard league on Yahoo. I had the 8th pick in a snake draft. Not the most attractive pick. If I had my choice, I would take the 10 th pick in this kind of league. Those back to back picks are the best. Anyway, I did ok with the eighth pick. I found a cool website, http://www.FootballGuys.com, that will rate your draft for you. According to them, I have a 99% chance of making the playoffs. I will let you know how I do. Continue reading