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33 New Fantasy Football Rules to Make Your League Awesome-r

Awesome Fantasy Football Rules

Fantasy Football might be the greatest American invention since democracy, jazz or Buffalo wings! So why would I come up with these 33 new Fantasy Football rules your league should consider using?

You can always improve on great things!

(Wouldn’t Kate Upton be even better if she won Top Chef?)

So I put my thinking cap on (it’s a trucker hat that says, “You Look Like I Need a Beer”), and came up with a dozen great new Fantasy Football rules that should be considered in your leagues!

(I’ve been writing articles like this for years, so some of these Fantasy Football league ideas I came up with might be repeats, but I just keep building on it! It’s like a keeper league!)

33 New Fantasy Football Rules to Improve Your League's Awesomeness

These new Fantasy Football rules are mostly for yearly or keeper leagues, unless otherwise specified. Also, they’re for 12-team leagues with standard scoring systems. Of course, once we’re done with our new rules, there might not be anything “standard” about them!

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16. Sandwich Picks For Teams With the Worst Injury Bust

The MLB Amateur Draft awards sandwich picks to teams that lose certain types of free agents to other teams, and that’s similar to what I’m talking about here.

At the end of every season, your Fantasy owners should vote on the team that got screwed over the most by a star player getting injured (think Jamaal Charles from 2015 … or Jamaal Charles from 2011). Then in the following year, that owner gets an extra sandwich pick between Round 1 and Round 2, as a sympathy pick!

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16. Sandwich Picks For Teams With the Worst Injury Bust

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David Gonos

David Gonos has been writing about Fantasy Sports online since 2000 – and playing Fantasy Sports since 1989. He has drafted both Curt Warner and Kurt Warner, along with Big Unit and Big Papi. A veteran of hundreds of drafts in the past 15 years alone, Gonos is closely acquainted with sleepers, breakouts and busts – as he has drafted many of all three. He was a Senior Fantasy Writer for for five years, and he has been columnist on and, while also getting published on,, and
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