Tonight kicks off the 2012-13 NFL season, as the Dallas Cowboys take on the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants. For the last few years, the opening game has always been on Thursday, but so as not to coincide with the convention acceptance speech, they moved it back a day.
But, this season will be a new experience for me. Or at least one that I haven’t experienced in over ten years.
I started playing fantasy football around 2000 when everything started getting really popular online. For the first couple of years, I played free leagues available through Yahoo, all with total strangers. These were OK but they were pretty lame because: