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  1. $250K, to be precise ? Thanks for the compliment. It will continue to get better as we work on the improvements.
  2. Haha! Not the first time I’ve been called dead weight and won’t be the last. ?
  3. One thing I have learned in my years of doing this is, there will always be people who don't like what you're doing or how you're doing it, no matter how much you try to please everyone. So I'm going to let the FFPC's 11-year track record speak for me and bow out of this pointless convo. Good luck and I hope you keep having fun playing in the Footballguys Players Championship and the Main Event.
  4. All draft commissioners are instructed to call a player that's not in the draft room at the start of the draft. So yes, all commissioners act that way.
  5. Obviously we have fairly opposing views on how the FFPC should be running drafts, and that's perfectly fine.
  6. If a player is late and the commissioner calls the player on the phone and gets no response, his job is to start the draft unless he is aware of another reason to keep waiting. A five minute delay can turn into ten. Ten can turn into twenty. And then what? Our goal is the create a pleasant draft experience for all 12 owners. If one is late and not responding, waiting for him hurts that draft experience for the other 11 owners who are there on time. We do it sometimes, but we have to know that the late owner is on his way into the draft room.
  7. We spoke to Justin yesterday after receiving your email and from his perceptive, based on the draft from and communication with you during the draft, this was a user error in using the QUEUE functionality. Commissioning a live draft is not an exact science and each commissioner uses his own discretion to make a decision on the spot based in the situation. In this case, he felt that rewinding the draft at that point was not warranted as the drafted player was taken from your personal QUEUE. Rewinding the draft is typically only reserved for connection issues or technical issues, like users being frozen out of the draft, as an example. We are sorry you didn't have a great draft experience, as your first and only draft of the 2018 season so far, but contrary to the post above, there are no issues with the QUEUE button as none were reported during that or any other draft yesterday or any other day recently.
  8. Sounds like it. Please email and we will make sure your account is correct.
  9. Hey everyone, I know it's still March but the 2018 Footballguys Players Championship is already launched for this season and registrations are open! Due to popular demand, we're starting the drafts earlier than ever this year. First draft is scheduled on Saturday, May 5th with daily drafts all the way thru opening Thursday's game September. The other bit of great news is the new Early Bird Promo we are rolling out this year: a FREE $35 FFPC League Credit (up to 3 maximum per person). Here's all you need to do to take advantage: Register for the FPC before June 30, 2018 and draft your team no later than July 15, 2018 to receive a FREE $35 team credit toward any $35-entry FFPC league. Maximum of three (3) $35 team credits are given per person or account regardless of teams purchased or drafted by Early Bird deadline. To be eligible for $35 credit, FPC teams must be purchased with cash funds. FPC credits are not eligible for the promotion. So, take a look at the draft schedule, pick out your draft, register and your free $35 league credit will be automatically added to your MyTeams page. Use it anytime to enter any of FFPC's $35 Best Ball or Classic drafts as practice for your future FPC draft. Good luck!
  10. 90% of the withdrawals have been processed and checks mailed. Yours was mailed Tuesday.
  11. Not sure if this has been mentioned in this thread and I assume it has not been. Aside the debate whether this is a D/ST play or not, the reason why Yahoo and CBS does not score this as a D/ST touchdown is because this play does not come thru the scoring feed as a D/ST touchdown. All league management platforms use services like SportRadar, STATS and others for official scoring and when a play like this come thru, it is not tagged as a D/ST play but simply an offensive play. This is exactly how the FFPC receives the scoring data from SportRadar. So technically we can manually override the SportRadar feed to assign this as a D/ST play if we wanted to, but there is no way to automate this as it's not tagged as a D/ST play when it comes over. FYI, the FFPC does not score this as a D/ST touchdown as per our official rules.
  12. I read it and appreciate Jay's time and his input. It's well thought out, I agree. If I was starting a new contest, I would consider it. The Footballguys Players Champion has been running since 2010 (it's sister contest FFPC Main Event since 2008), both using the current format in place. It's not perfect - no league format is - but literally thousands of players are enjoying the current format and we are not going to consider scrapping and replacing it, and attempt to reeducate these thousands of players to the merits of another system.
  13. The first 2017 FPC league has already been filled and registrations are already pouring in. Keep in mind as soon as the league you enter has filled, draft spots are automatically drawn and emailed. FootballGuys Players Championship (Jun 4 10:00 PM) #5195 Pick Number Drafting Team 1 Dream Team 2 AlexiasPatience 3 Kokane Kowboys III 4 The Chef 5 MOJOS 6 Apocalypse NOW 7 Black Dogs 8 Slippery Slope 9 #5195 10 Gizmonic Institute Custodian 11 Early Bird 12 Mad Moves
  14. The 2017 Footballguys Players Championship (FPC) is now open for the 2017 season. A few items of importance: - We know many of you begin your FF prep earlier and earlier each year, especially those of you playing in Dynasty leagues. With this in mind, we have scheduled the first FPC drafts starting Sunday June 4th, just a few short weeks from now. And if you think that's too early? No worries, there's a draft scheduled on each and every day thru Thursday, September 7th, right up until kickoff of the opening game of the 2017 NFL season. - As always, we have the early bird incentive. Register before Friday, June 30th, 2017 and receive a complimentary subscription to Insider Pro membership ($34.95 value). Purchase a 3-pack of FPC teams for $1,000 and receive a complimentary 3-year subscription ($72.95 value). If you already have a Insider Pro membership, the complimentary years will be added to the end of your current subscription. A maximum of 3 year subscription will be awarded per person regardless of FPC teams purchased by early bird deadline. - If you have won a free entry(s) into the 2017 FPC in last year's contest, these entries are on your MyTeams page in a form of a "Credit". Simply to go your MyTeams page, click the REDEEM button and proceed with your registration. If you do not see a credit which you believe should be there, please email - Last year, we have expanded to TWO pre-season free agency periods for any FPC leagues which draft before Friday, September 1st . Here's the new rule as written: NEW RULE: Starting in 2016 there will now be TWO “pre-season” free agency processes. The first is scheduled on the Friday prior to Labor Day weekend, at 10pm ET for any FPC league which draft concludes on or before the Thursday prior to Labor Day weekend. The second is scheduled on Wednesday after Labor Day weekend, at 10pm ET for any FPC league which draft concludes on or before Tuesday, after Labor Day weekend. All FPC leagues drafted on or after Wednesday, after Labor Day weekend will begin free agency after NFL Week 1 has concluded. - Start by State eligibility: As many of you have probably heard, there are fantasy laws being passed across the county with the intention to regular the DFS industry. Unfortunately, the season-long game operators like the FFPC are forced to become licensed and comply with most of these laws, which include taxes, fees and burdensome regulations. In most cases, the FFPC will be able to meet these requirements but in some cases we will not. We recently received our license to operate in New York. We are also operating in states like Massachusetts, Colorado and Maryland, which have adapted fantasy sports laws. Sadly, we had to exit certain other states like Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana and Missouri, all of which have laws which are too costly and too burdensome for us to comply with. (In case of Missouri, the current law is in the process of being changed so we are expecting to return to Missouri at some point, hopefully this summer). So what does this mean for those of you who live in the restricted states? Unfortunately, we cannot accept entries, payments, or send prizes to residents in these states. For more information on eligibility and other compliance issues, please see the FFPC Terms & Conditions page or email us at Here are bullet points of all the FPC goodies..... FPC Grand Prize of $250,000. Championship round total prizes will pay down to 700th place. Championship round cash prizes are paid down to 150th place. 300 free 2018 FPC teams for places 151st to 450th, each valued at $350. Footballguys Insider Pro lifetime & three-year subscriptions awarded from 451 to 700th place. League prizes are $2,250, with a 2018 FFPC Main Event ($1,750 Value) for first place and $500 cash for second. A $1500 cash prize option is available instead of the Main Event team. Contest entries are capped at 7,200 teams and all prizes are guaranteed. Entire prize pool placed in escrow. Online drafts will take place daily, beginning on Sunday, June 4th and run all the way thru Thursday, September 7th. The entry fee remains the same at $350 per team, with a 3-pack of teams for $1,000 ($50 discount). Prize Structure: Individual League Prizes Regular Season Prizes (Weeks 1-11) 1-Seed - Team with the best H2H record -- Automatic berth in the Championship Round 2-Seed - Remaining team with the most points -- Automatic berth in the Championship Round League Playoffs Prizes (Weeks 12-13) 1st Place (three prize options available) 1) $1,500 Cash 2) Free Entry into 2018 FFPC Main Event ($1,750 Value) 3) 2017 Footballguys Players Championship 3-Pack and $500 Cash + Custom award medal for each league champion 2nd Place -- $500 Regular Season Overall Leaderboard Standings Point Leaders (Weeks 1-11) Place Prize 1st $3,000 2nd $2,000 3rd $1,500 4th $1,000 5th $750 6th $500 7th $500 8th $500 9th $500 10th $500 Championship Round (Weeks 14-16) Place Prize 1st – Overall Champion $250,000 + custom trophy 2nd $30,000 3rd $15,000 4th $11,000 5th $10,000 6th $9,000 7th $8,000 8th $7,000 9th $6,000 10th $5,000 11th $4,500 12th $3,500 13th $3,500 14th $3,000 15th $3,000 16th $3,000 17th $3,000 18th $3,000 19th $3,000 20th $3,000 21st $2,500 22nd $2,500 23rd $2,500 24th $2,500 25th $2,500 26th $2,500 27th $2,500 28th $2,500 29th $2,500 30th $2,500 31st $2,000 32nd $2,000 33rd $2,000 34th $2,000 35th $2,000 36th $2,000 37th $2,000 38th $2,000 39th $2,000 40th $2,000 41st $1,500 42nd $1,500 43rd $1,500 44th $1,500 45th $1,500 46th $1,500 47th $1,500 48th $1,500 49th $1,500 50th $1,500 51st $1,500 52nd $1,500 53rd $1,500 54th $1,500 55th $1,500 56th $1,000 57th $1,000 58th $1,000 59th $1,000 60th $1,000 61st $1,000 62nd $1,000 63rd $1,000 64th $1,000 65th $1,000 66th $1,000 67th $1,000 68th $1,000 69th $1,000 70th $1,000 71st $1,000 72nd $1,000 73rd $1,000 74th $1,000 75th $1,000 76th $1,000 77th $1,000 78th $1,000 79th $1,000 80th $1,000 81st $1,000 82nd $1,000 83rd $1,000 84th $1,000 85th $1,000 86th $1,000 87th $1,000 88th $1,000 89th $1,000 90th $1,000 91st $1,000 92nd $1,000 93rd $1,000 94th $1,000 95th $1,000 96th $1,000 97th $1,000 98th $1,000 99th $1,000 100th $1,000 101st $500 102nd $500 103rd $500 104th $500 105th $500 106th $500 107th $500 108th $500 109th $500 110th $500 111th $500 112th $500 113th $500 114th $500 115th $500 116th $500 117th $500 118th $500 119th $500 120th $500 121st $500 122nd $500 123rd $500 124th $500 125th $500 126th $500 127th $500 128th $500 129th $500 130th $500 131st $500 132nd $500 133rd $500 134th $500 135th $500 136th $500 137th $500 138th $500 139th $500 140th $500 141st $500 142nd $500 143rd $500 144th $500 145th $500 146th $500 147th $500 148th $500 149th $500 150th $500 151st to 450th 2018 Footballguys Players Championship Entry ($350 Value) 451st to 550th LIFETIME Insider Pro Subscription 551st to 700th 3-Year Insider Pro Subscription Consolation Round (Weeks 14-16) Place Prize 1st $3,000 2nd $2,000 3rd $1,750 4th $1,500 5th $1,250 6th $1,000 7th $1,000 8th $750 9th $750 10th $750 11th $500 12th $500 13th $500 14th $500 15th $500 Toilet Bowl (Weeks 12-16) Place Prize 1st $1,500 2nd $1,000 3rd $750 4th $500 5th $500 Click Here for Draft Schedule and Registration