Recently, reader Chris sent us an e-mail asking why we never talked about auction leagues on the blog. My honest answer was because I had never even been in an auction league before. Matt has been in a couple of auction-style fantasy baseball leagues and admitted that while fun, the length of time to do the draft is what had prevented him from doing it for football. The managers in our leagues are spread out all over the country (and St. Martin!) and getting everyone together for what we assume would be a half-day endeavor just hasn’t seemed reasonable. This is not to say that we’ll never do one, because believe me, I think the draft would be a lot of fun, but up to this point it just hasn’t happened.
Anyways, I did a quick search on the web for a set of basic auction league rules that we could provide our readers and below is my own personal twist on said rules. Please feel free to add your comments and suggestions and I’ll make sure to update the list if necessary.