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Leagues - Super Tournament - League Make-up - National Ranking Prizes
Tanking - Draft - Scoring - Player Positions - Weekly Line-up
Injured Reserve - Trades - Wins and Losses - Waivers/Free Agents
Playoffs - Discounts and Other Info - Important Deadlines - Hall of Fame Scoring
Leagues
Pro Leagues
Pro Leagues are recommended for those people who are new to fantasy Football.
Makeup:A 1 year league consisting of 12 teams in 3 divisions (4 teams per division)
Fee:$150 (no hidden costs)
Prizes:1st Place - $600 cash, and entry in Super Tournament.
2nd Place - $50 cash and $50 Certif.
3rd & 4th Place - $25 Certificate.

Major Leagues
Major League Teams are recommended for people who like to build from year to year.
Makeup:A continuous league consisting of 12 teams in 3 divisions (4 teams per division) in which 8 to 10 of 28 players are retained for the following year. Players redistributed by draft.
Fee:$150 (no hidden costs)
Prizes:1st Place - $600 cash, and entry in Super Tournament.
2nd Place - $50 cash and $50 Certif.
3rd & 4th Place - $25 Certificate.

Veteran Leagues
Veteran Leagues are recommended for people who want more prize money and who like to start from scratch each year.
Makeup:A 1 year league consisting of 12 teams in 3 divisions (4 teams per division)
Fee:$230 (no hidden costs)
Prizes:1st Place - $1000 cash, and entry in Super Tournament.
2nd Place- $250 cash
3rd & 4th Place- $50 Certificate.

Expert Leagues
Expert Leagues are recommended for people who want more prize money and who like to build year after year.
Makeup:A continuous league consisting of 12 teams in 3 divisions (4 teams per division) in which 8 to 10 of 28 players are retained for the following year. Players redistributed by draft.
Fee:$230 (no hidden costs)
Prizes:1st Place - $1000 cash, and entry in Super Tournament.
2nd Place - $250 cash
3rd & 4th Place - $50 Certificate.

Champion Leagues
Champion Leagues are for people who are very serious about fantasy football and want serious prize money.
Makeup:A 1 year league consisting of 12 teams in 3 divisions (4 teams per division)
Fee:$340 (no hidden costs)
Prizes:1st Place - $2000 cash, and entry in Super Tournament.
2nd Place - $500 cash
3rd & 4th Place - $100 Certificate.

Super Tournament
The Super Tournament consists of all the league winners and it determines who is the champion of champions. There is no home field advantage.
Makeup:A 1-week playoff during week 17 in which the total of that week determines who wins.
Prizes:1st Place - $1000 cash  2nd Place - $750 cash
3rd Place - $500 cash  4th Place - $250 cash
5th Place - $150 cash  6-10th Place- $25 Coupon

National Ranking Prizes
Offense or Defense:
1st= $150 Certif.
2nd= $100 Certif.
3rd-5th= $75 Certif.
  Total
1st= Free team in each sport
2nd= $150 Certif.
3rd-5th= $75 Certif.

 
League Makeup

  • Each team plays 2 games against teams in their division and 1 game against teams outside their division for a total of 14 games played.
  • The regular season is 14 weeks long. The playoffs and Super Tourn. are the last 3 weeks.
  • The roster size is 28 players in ALL leagues.
  • After the season is over, the four playoff teams will be allowed to protect 8 players.
  • The 4 teams with the best records that did not make the playoffs will be able to protect 9 players.
  • The 4 teams with the worst records will be able to protect 10 players.
  • The pick order for the redraft will be based on team records through week 10. This will prevent teams from trying to “tank” to get a better pick position. If a team makes the playoffs they will automatically pick between 9-12.

  • Tanking:

  • Losing on purpose or “Tanking” will not be permitted under ANY circumstances.
  • Negligence is not tanking. If someone is not paying attention and doesn’t make lineup changes, it is not considered tanking.
  • If someone is caught blatantly tanking, they will be penalized and will not be able to change their lineup for the rest of the season.
  • It is up to the members of each league to monitor and make sure that no one is trying to lose on purpose.

  • Draft

  • The Draft will consist of 28 rounds in which each team picks once per round. The other player are acquired through a free agent pickup.
  • The team that picks 1st in the first round, picks 1st in the 3rd round, 5th round, etc., and picks last in the 2nd round, 4th round, etc.
  • The draft order is determined by random envelope selection.
  • Trading of draft picks is not allowed.
  • NOTE: There is no cost for the phone draft!

  • Scoring

    The Offensive points are scored as follows:

    • 1 pt. per 10 yards combined rushing and receiving by any player
    • 1 pt. per 25 yards passing by any player
    • 6 pts. per TD in ANY form
    • 2 pts. per 2-Point Conversion whether passing, rushing, or receiving
    • -2 pt. per interception thrown by a player
    • -1 pt. per fumble lost by a player
    • 3 pts. per field goal of 18-39 yards
    • 4 pts. per field goal of 40-49 yards
    • 5 pts. per field goal of 50-59 yards
    • 6 pts. per field goal of 60+ yards
    • 1 pt. per extra point made
    • -1 pt. per missed field goal under 40 yards or extra point missed
    • Points are totaled by rounding down, not by rounding up. If Jerry Rice had 129 yards receiving and 27 yards rushing for a total of 156 combined yards, his score is rounded down to 15 points.
    The Defensive points are scored as follows:
    • 1 pt. per tackle or assist
    • 4 pts. per sack or 2 pts. per 1/2 sack
    • 3 pts. per forced fumble
    • 3 pts. per fumble recovery where a change of possession occurs.
    • 5 pts. per interception
    • 6 pts. per touchdown
    • 2 pts. per safety
    • 1 pt. per pass defensed
    • Offensive players cannot earn defensive points, and defensive players cannot earn offensive points.
  • NOTE: Official Stats for the games come from box scores as seen on NFL.com.
  • NOTE: Official Stats for the games come from box scores as seen on NFL.com. Any change in scoring made by the NFL will not be changed once the next weeks games start.

  • Player Positions

  • Each player only counts at one position for the entire season. These positions are determined before the draft.
  • Ray Lucas Rule: The Commissioner has the right to change a player's position in order to maintain the integrity of the league.

  • Weekly Line-up

  • Every week your starting line-up includes:
    QB, RB, 2 WR, TE, PK, 2 DL, 2 LB, CB, Safety and a HB (extra WR, RB or TE).
  • Each team starts up to 10 backups:
    1 Backup QB1 Backup RB
    1 Backup WR1 Backup TE
    1 Backup H-Back1 Backup PK
    1 Backup DL1 Backup LB
    1 Backup CB1 Backup Safety
  • Backups cannot count for more than one starter.
  • You are not required to have a backup for each position. Their points will count only if a starter at that position does not play.
  • If a starter plays but scores zero points, the backup does not count.
  • When a player's team has already started, that player is locked.
  • When a backup's team has already started, all players of the same position are locked.
  • Your lineup is due in full every time it is submitted.

  • Injured Reserve

  • Any player may be placed on the IR.
  • You are not allowed to place a player on the IR when his team is off for the week.
  • • WARNING! If a player is on the IR, and he plays, even for one play, he will automatically be waived on Tuesday morning! NO Exceptions!

  • Trades

  • Once two teams agree on the trade then each person must submit the trade to the Mr. Sports phone system or the web site. If the trade is not identical it does not go through.
  • There is no trading limit. No cash or "player to be named later" trades will be allowed.
  • There will be a 20 person Trade Committee that will bote on every trade submitted. Trades with more positive votes then negative votes will go through. The Commissioner des NOT have the power to overturn the Trade Committee's decisions.
  • You MUST waive a player if your roster is going to exceed the 28 player limit.
  • You are not allowed to trade players that you just received that week.
  • The Trade Deadline is during Week 10.

  • Wins and Losses

  • Over the course of the season you play 7 Home games and 7 Road games.
  • There is no home field advantage during the regular season.

  • Waivers/Free Agents:
  • You can pick up ONLY two players per week.
  • For each round of pickups, if two teams want the same player, the team with the worst record gets him, with a tie breaker going to the team with the lowest average.
  • If a player is waived to complete a trade or waived in round 1 transactions when there is no Thursday game, he is available to be picked up the same week. If a player is waived for a transaction for round 2, he is not available to be picked up until the following week.
  • Transactions can be made through the League Finals. For the playoffs, a transaction period will be available during the second week of the 1st and 2nd round for ALL teams in continuous leagues and playoff teams ONLY in one year leagues.

  • Playoffs

  • After 14 weeks of play, the top team in each division and the top team that did not win the divisions advances to the playoffs.
  • If two teams have the same record, the team with the higher scoring average advances. If still tied, then the team with the better head to head record, then the offensive average.
  • The team with the best record plays the wildcard team.
    The other two teams play each other. The team with the best record and higher seed gets 1 point per difference in average before the week starts.
  • In case of a tie, the team with the highest scoring player wins. If still tied, second highest, etc.
  • The same rules apply for the second round of the playoffs.
  • If the team with the higher seed has the worst average, there is no advantage for either team
  • The two remaining teams play during Week 16 of the season with the highest scorer declared champion.

  • Discounts and Other Info

  • For every additional team that you purchase, you get a $10 discount.
  • There is a weekly $20 credit given to the team with the highest score each week in all of Mr. Sports.
  • The Commissioner has the right to remove any owner from the service if he feels the owner is a disruptive force to the integrity of the league.
  • There will be no refunds of any kind.
  • Mr. Sports has the right to withhold a $75 deposit for current Major League teams and a $115 deposit for current Expert League teams from winnings accumulated during the Football Season. Any credit earned will be used first to fill the deposits. The deposit is non-refundable should the owner drop the aforementioned team or teams.
  • Any customer who has not FULLY paid for all of his/her football teams by week 2 will not receive cash for prize money earned. It will only act as a credit.

  • Important Deadlines

  • Any Lineup, Trade, or Transaction that is not submitted on time will NOT be taken. No Exceptions! The deadlines for Trades and Transactions are as follows:
    • When there is a Thursday game:
      • Trades - Midnight Central Time on Tuesday.
      • Round 1 and Round 2 Pickups - Midnight Central Time on Wednesday.
    • When there is no Thursday game:
      • Trades - Midnight Central Time on Wednesday.
      • Round 1 Pickups - Midnight Central Time on Thursday.
      • Round 2 Pickups - Midnight Central Time on Friday.

  • Hall of Fame Scoring

  • To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, an owner must accumulate 150 points over his or her career.
  • The Hall of Fame Scoring is as follows:
    • Division Winner=5 points.
    • Wild Card=3 points.
    • League Runner Up=10 points.
    • League Champion=15 points.
    • Team of the Week=1 point.
    • For being ranked in the Top 20 in Offense, the Top 20 in Defense, or for placing in the Super Tournament is scored as follows:
      • 1st or 2nd=10 points.
      • 3rd or 4th=9 points.
      • 5th or 6th=8 points.
      • 7th or 8th=7 points.
      • 9th or 10th=6 points.
      • 11th or 12th=5 points.
      • 13th or 14th=4 points.
      • 15th or 16th=3 points.
      • 17th or 18th=2 points.
      • 19th or 20th=1 point.
    • For being ranking in the Top 20 in Total is scored as follows:
      • 1st=20 points.
      • 2nd=19 points.
      • 3rd=18 points.
      • 4th=17 points.
      • 5th=16 points.
      • 6th=15 points.
      • 7th=14 points.
      • 8th=13 points.
      • 9th=12 points.
      • 10th=11 points.
      • 11th=10 points.
      • 12th=9 points.
      • 13th=8 points.
      • 14th=7 points.
      • 15th=6 points.
      • 16th=5 points.
      • 17th=4 points.
      • 18th=3 points.
      • 19th=2 points.
      • 20th=1 point.