Originally posted by MoistButtCheeks:
Originally posted by Esco:
Not hard. I would suggest reading up on different scoring systems and decide which one you want to use in your league. FF Toolbox is a good source. A lot of people will tell you Yahoo is the best site to use for FF but I personally prefer Fleaflicker. It was the first league that I ran and I've enjoyed every minute of it. There is a ton of customization options and free live scoring.
Is it worth it on Yahoo to pay for the PLUS type of team, 100 something dollars seems like too damn much.
What exactly is the job of the Commish? I would guess making the draft time and making decisions on trades.
I dont want to have to make my own scoring system...... Will Yahoo do it for me? Do they give you a choice on scoring systems?
Got any other general suggestions? It will be I think an eight man league and probably 50 dollars a person.
As Commish you are basically in charge of picking the rules, number of teams, roster requirements, filling the league, and making sure everyone plays by the rules. In most leagues the Commish can veto unfair trades.
Most sites will already have pre-made scoring templates you can use and most allow you to modify them to fit the style you want to have. For example on Fleaflicker you can choose the standard scoring system but if you decide you want interceptions to be worth 4 points instead of 2 you can change just that one rule.
As for the Yahoo questions, I've never ran a Yahoo league I've just played in them. I don't know anyone who pays the $100 thing, but I know a few who pay for live scoring every year. I paid for it one year but much prefer Fleaflicker's free scoring instead.
Since you're running a money league for the first time my suggestion would be to make sure you collect all the money BEFORE the season starts BEFORE the draft. Some people like to flake if they think they got a bad team or if they have a few loses early. Also make sure everyone is cool with the scoring and league rules before you start since you're dealing with money.
Let me know if you have any other questions.