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#1 I'm Rick James

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:34 PM

Does anyone know how many people play fanatasy football?

Just curious as to how high the number is now.

I did a google search and have seen from as low as 13 million to as high as 19 million. I thought there were more.
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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:35 PM

I thought everyone did.
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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:36 PM

Does anyone know how many people play fanatasy football?Just curious as to how high the number is now.I did a google search and have seen from as low as 13 million to as high as 19 million. I thought there were more.

Latest numbers I heard last summer were 15-20 Million fantasy players, with >80% in fantasy football.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:44 PM

more like 140,000 playing in 14million leagues :thumbup:
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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:52 PM

more like 140,000 playing in 14million leagues :lmao:

heeheh..... I've curbed my addiction a little. Now down to just two leagues. :thumbup:
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Posted 16 March 2008 - 07:58 PM

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 08:02 PM



Does anyone know how many people play fanatasy football?

Just curious as to how high the number is now.

I did a google search and have seen from as low as 13 million to as high as 19 million. I thought there were more.

Latest numbers I heard last summer were 15-20 Million fantasy players, with >80% in fantasy football.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 08:40 PM


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Posted 16 March 2008 - 09:00 PM

Lets get a count, I'll start.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 09:41 PM

I think any stat will be skewed grossly.

First, do you count a yahoo free league as a fantasy player? I don't
Do you consider 1 player playing in multiple leagues as 1 or how many leagues that person plays in.


Stictly speaking Fantasy Football, I'd find it hard to believe that 5% of our population in the US plays fantasy football. It is estimated that 30million watch football.

I'd would guess that 5 million individuals or less are involved in a competitive for money league, and the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 10:24 PM

What the hell is Fantasy Football?? :excited:

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 10:48 PM

the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 01:10 AM

I think any stat will be skewed grossly.First, do you count a yahoo free league as a fantasy player? I don'tDo you consider 1 player playing in multiple leagues as 1 or how many leagues that person plays in.Stictly speaking Fantasy Football, I'd find it hard to believe that 5% of our population in the US plays fantasy football. It is estimated that 30million watch football.I'd would guess that 5 million individuals or less are involved in a competitive for money league, and the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

You guys in the US tend to ignore the rest of the world. Here in Germany I guess we have about 60'000 to 80'000 players and I know guys in the UK, Australia and Italy also playing fantasy football. If you summ up the non-US players I could imagine that you come up with 500'000 to 600'000 players.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 02:51 AM


the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

:hey:

I agree with the King. I think you need to add about 10 years on to each end of your range and you will be closer to the target market.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 09:08 AM

I think family leagues defy the all male typical age bracket.

Also, there a lot of women that think they know more than the men around them, even about football.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 09:14 AM

More importantly, how many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 09:21 AM

More importantly, how many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 09:59 AM


I think any stat will be skewed grossly.First, do you count a yahoo free league as a fantasy player? I don'tDo you consider 1 player playing in multiple leagues as 1 or how many leagues that person plays in.Stictly speaking Fantasy Football, I'd find it hard to believe that 5% of our population in the US plays fantasy football. It is estimated that 30million watch football.I'd would guess that 5 million individuals or less are involved in a competitive for money league, and the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

You guys in the US tend to ignore the rest of the world. Here in Germany I guess we have about 60'000 to 80'000 players and I know guys in the UK, Australia and Italy also playing fantasy football. If you summ up the non-US players I could imagine that you come up with 500'000 to 600'000 players.

Hey - your commas are upside down. They should look like this: 500,000 to 600,000. NOT 500'000. And you wonder why we ignore the rest of the world.Edit to add: I know 44 people (in real life, not on-line) that play fantasy football.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 11:14 AM



I think any stat will be skewed grossly.First, do you count a yahoo free league as a fantasy player? I don'tDo you consider 1 player playing in multiple leagues as 1 or how many leagues that person plays in.Stictly speaking Fantasy Football, I'd find it hard to believe that 5% of our population in the US plays fantasy football. It is estimated that 30million watch football.I'd would guess that 5 million individuals or less are involved in a competitive for money league, and the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

You guys in the US tend to ignore the rest of the world. Here in Germany I guess we have about 60'000 to 80'000 players and I know guys in the UK, Australia and Italy also playing fantasy football. If you summ up the non-US players I could imagine that you come up with 500'000 to 600'000 players.

Hey - your commas are upside down. They should look like this: 500,000 to 600,000. NOT 500'000. And you wonder why we ignore the rest of the world.Edit to add: I know 44 people (in real life, not on-line) that play fantasy football.

:goodposting: about the commas (',)I am in 3 money leagues (24 team' 12 team' 10 team)Taking out common players in the leagues' it,s 41 players just in my 3 leagues. I know many others that play also.I like this new comma thing' it,s kinda cool. Do we change apostrophes too? You do have to re-train yourself how to type though.

Edited by shredhead, 17 March 2008 - 11:15 AM.


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Posted 17 March 2008 - 11:21 AM



the target market is males 18-35. Not saying women or people outside that age range don't also play.

:whistle:

I agree with the King. I think you need to add about 10 years on to each end of your range and you will be closer to the target market.

you guys need to read the definition of a target market. ;) (yes, i play and i don't fall within the "target market" )
here's an older thread with some figures.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 12:33 PM

60000 to 80000 players from Germany?

Tell me where to find them...

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 01:00 PM

60000 to 80000 players from Germany?Tell me where to find them...

on www.fantasy-football.deor on www.footballforum.deOK, the numbers maybe to high but I know at least 20 personally who play and when I calculate up to everyone who joined NFLE games or games of the GFL It will be somewhere about 50'000.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 01:39 PM

Of all my friends and family and co-workers, I know less than 20 that play. Figure that somewhere in the 1 out of 40 range.
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Posted 18 March 2008 - 03:50 PM


60000 to 80000 players from Germany?Tell me where to find them...

on www.fantasy-football.deor on www.footballforum.deOK, the numbers maybe to high but I know at least 20 personally who play and when I calculate up to everyone who joined NFLE games or games of the GFL It will be somewhere about 50'000.

You forgot to mention nfl-talk.net. :goodposting: I still think the number is way to high. 6000 to 8000 sounds more realistic to me, even though the number of players is rising from year to year.

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 04:19 PM

When,oh when will some one start a fantasy cheer leader league? :angry: :angry:
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Posted 18 March 2008 - 06:00 PM

one doesnt play fantasy footbal...one LIVES fantasy football :yes:

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 06:07 PM

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 07:32 PM

one doesnt play fantasy footbal...one LIVES fantasy football :hophead:

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Posted 19 March 2008 - 04:18 AM

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Edited by DoubleG, 19 March 2008 - 09:36 AM.

statistics don't lie, just people who use them


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Posted 19 March 2008 - 09:37 AM

When,oh when will some one start a fantasy cheer leader league? :shrug: :lmao:

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