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Starting RostersEdit

League commissioners are able to edit the amount of starting players allowed to play per week prior to the start of the season. There are various ways that rosters can be arranged. A sample of what a standard roster might look like is listed below:

  • 1 Quarterback (QB)
  • 2 Running Backs (RB)
  • 2 Wide Receivers (WR)
  • 1 Tight End (TE)
  • 1 FLEX (RB/WR/TE)
  • 1 Placekicker (K)
  • 1 Team Defense / Special Teams (D/ST)
  • 7 Bench (BN)

QuarterbackEdit

Quarterbacks can receive points from passing touchdowns, passing yards, rushing touchdowns, and rushing yards. They can also lose points by throwing interceptions and fumbling the football. A standard example points breakdown for quarterbacks is listed below:

  • 1 point for 25 passing yards
  • 4 points for passing touchdown
  • 1 point for 10 rushing yards
  • 6 points for rushing touchdown
  • -2 points for interception thrown
  • -2 points for fumble lost

Running BackEdit

Running Backs can receive points from rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns. They can also lose points for fumbling the football. A standard example points breakdown for running backs is listed below:

  • 1 point for 10 rushing yards
  • 6 points for rushing touchdown
  • 1 point for 10 receiving yards
  • 6 points for receiving touchdown
  • -2 points for fumble lost

Wide ReceiverEdit

Wide receivers can receive points from receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. While unusual, a wide receiver can also earn points from rushing yards and rushing touchdowns during a reverse play, an end-around play, or lining up as a running back. They can also lose points for fumbling the football. A standard example points breakdown for wide receivers is listed below:

  • 1 point for 10 receiving yards
  • 6 points for receiving touchdown
  • 1point for 10 rushing yards
  • 6 points for rushing touchdown
  • -2 points for fumble lost

Tight EndEdit

Tight ends can receive points from receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. While unusual, a tight end can also earn points from rushing yards and rushing touchdowns during a reverse play, an end-around play, or lining up as a running back. They can also lose points for fumbling the football. A standard example points breakdown for tight ends is listed below:

  • 1 point for 10 receiving yards
  • 6 points for receiving touchdown
  • 1point for 10 rushing yards
  • 6 points for rushing touchdown
  • -2 points for fumble lost

FLEXEdit

A user can elect to use any player on their roster that is a running back, wide receiver, or tight end in the FLEX spot on the roster. This position is mostly filled with a running back, as they usually score the most points, however, a user may want to start a wide receiver or tight end depending on previous weeks scores and the current match up. Use the scoring breakdowns listed above to determine how the FLEX player will score points.

Placekicker Edit

Placekickers can receive points by making extra points and field goals. A standard example points breakdown for placekickers is listed below:

  • 1 points for extra point made
  • 3 points for 0 - 39 yard field goal made
  • 4 points for 40-49 yard field goal made
  • 5 points for 50+ yard field goal made

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Team Defense / Special TeamsEdit

Team defenses and special teams receive points by forcing turnovers, sacking the quarterback, earning a safety, scoring defensive touchdowns, returning kickoffs or punt returns for touchdowns, and blocking kicks or punts. D/ST can also earn and lose points based on how many points are given up to the offense, but will not be listed in the scoring breakdown as this varies by league. A standard example points breakdown for team defenses and special teams is listed below:

  • 2 points per forced turnover
  • 1 point per sack
  • 2 points per safety earned
  • 6 points for defensive touchdown
  • 6 points for kickoff or punt return touchdown
  • 2 points for blocked kick or punt