Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 9/4/13
Fantasy football is one of the most researched subjects on the internet, right behind Kate Upton and iPhone release dates. Its popularity has spawned a plethora of other games like salary cap fantasy leagues, confidence pools and eliminator pools. Eliminator pools (AKA: Suicide Pools or Survivor Pools) are simple enough. You pick one team to win each week, if your pick wins, you play next week. The only stipulation being, once you use a team you can not use them again for the season. This sounds easy enough (after all, no point spreads are involved) but as the season progresses your options begin to dwindle and the fear of a big upset always lurks. There are many strategies when it comes to winning eliminator pools. One includes picking the known ‘’good’’ teams at the beginning of the season so you can get a sense of other ‘’good’’ teams as the season progresses. Another way to approach an eliminator season is to study the NFL schedule. Know what weeks middle of the road teams have ...
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