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How to manage your fantasy football team.
-- drafted a promising team and the seasons under way now increase your chances of making the playoffs.
Football news knowledge of your league's rules and patience.
Devote time to following football news.
Keep track of injuries players who were performing above or below expectations.
And weekly matchups.
Knowing more than your opponents about individual players and the game schedule is key to getting ahead.
Step two unless they have a season ending injury wait a few weeks before you drop for trade away players you picked within the first ten rounds of the draft.
Be extra patient with wide receivers who tend to post inconsistent numbers from week to week.
Step three pick up free agents players who don't belong to any of your league's teams on the waiver wire.
In most leagues beginning on Tuesday the worst teams get to pick first in the best teams go last step before.
Usually starting on Tuesday and continuing through the rest of the week.
Free agents become available on a first come first served basis use the knowledge you -- from following football news -- and release players.
In order to claim a free agent you have to open a spot on your roster by dropping a player.
Step five look for diamonds in the rough.
Free agents were flying below the radar but are either posting consistent numbers -- about to become more valuable because -- replacing injured starters.
Step six -- running backs who stats are on the upswing.
And keep them on your roster as bargaining chips for -- Running backs are in demand in every fantasy league stepped seventh trade with other teams for key players to fill the holes in your roster.
You must submit trade requests -- your league's commissioner before said deadline and they can projector trade.
Don't forget to actually watch the games on Sunday and Monday night not only will you learn valuable information you can only get by watching the players -- action but you may also have fun.
You know the average fantasy football player spends almost three hours a week on their league's website.
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