Originally written July 06, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
I've always viewed fantasy football as a bane, a detriment, to the beautiful sport of football. Because of it people tend to refocus their attention more on the sexy parts of the game, rocket arms, accurate passes, amazing receptions, touchdowns and numbers, numbers, numbers! Though there is some attention to it, defense isn't highlighted nearly as much and when it is, it's more about a team-defense rather than the individual accomplishments. And forget about the offensive line. Ultimately fantasy football presents more of an individualize concept whereas the game's purest form, the elegance of team work and the synchronization of perfection, is often a byproduct of an individual's specific successes. But admittedly there are benefits. Money. Greater attention from those that would otherwise not pay much attention at all. Feeling of empowerment from those that play fantasy football -- have you ever met the winner of fantasy football not tell you on multiple occ...
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