Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/16/11
Every year for the last seven years I have signed up for fantasy football with ESPN. In each of those years I have added yet another team to the list, and one of them has been a team called Rookie Magic. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. The entire team, from top to bottom is made up of the rookies from that season’s class, minus the D/ST spot of course. In five of the last six years, Rookie Magic has finished in last place. In the one year they didn’t, they were second to last, just ahead of the “Schmoe” that didn’t update his team once, and had three players on injured reserve in his starting lineup. This year? Well, this year is different. Rookie Magic has been amazing, and is currently in fourth place, which is a playoff spot if the fantasy football regular season ended today. The Magic are solid at every position, except for tight end, and should continue to do well despite not having a single player with more than nine games of NFL experience. The fact that this team is doing so well made me realize something was happening. We, as NFL fans, [...]
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