All You Ever Wanted to Know About Fantasy Football But Were Afraid to Ask

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  • All About Fantasy Football
  • What Is Fantasy Football?
  • When Did It Start?
  • What Are The Rules?
  • How Do I Earn Points?
  • How Do I Get Started?
  • Is There a Cost?
  • Once I Join a League, How Do I Choose a Team?
  • What’s a Good Strategy for Picking a Team?
  • Dream Team
  • Naming Your Team
  • What Do I Get If I Win?

When Did It Start?

Fantasy football was established in 1962 in New York City, when Wilfred "Bill" Winkenbach, a limited partner in the Oakland Raiders, teamed up with Raiders public relations man Bill Tunnel and reporter Scotty Starling set up a system and drafted a rule book. As the NFL has changed drastically since the ‘60s, so has fantasy football.

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