Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 9/1/12
It’s that time of year again. The time when football fans put on their general manager caps and start making the big time decisions. It’s fantasy football time! After participating in several different leagues over the past couple years, I’ve found that there are several characteristics that make a league great, as well as several qualities that can make fantasy football unappealing. Now that I’ve separated the good and the bad, I have compiled a list of the essential traits of the best fantasy football leagues to help you create the perfect fantasy football league for the 2012 season. 1. Live Draft There is nothing more exciting and entertaining than starting your fantasy football season with a live draft that includes all of your best friends. This is an absolute must for a great fantasy football league, as it allows everyone to criticize every single pick in the draft. There’s nothing better than drafting Aaron Rodgers with the first overall pick only to hear “Are you serious?
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