Fantasy football. The place where you get to be your own GM and coach. It has become almost as big as football itself. Without it, there would be no reason why a 42-year-old guy from Seattle would care what the Tennessee Titans are doing. But he needs Chris Johnson to get him 10 more points so he can beat someone from the office.
Fantasy football has changed the way fans look at football. They still have loyalty to their team, but they pay attention to what their guys are doing too. God forbid those two ever conflict. Everyone is looking for that one player that will complete his roster.
The Washington Redskins did not have an impressive year in 2011, collectively or individually. Many people got burned by 'Skins they thought would play better. Yet, this year, it could be different. There is a lot of change in Washington, and a lot of excitement. It should translate into fantasy points, and that is another reason to be excited.
As we head into the fantasy preseason, here are five Redskins you need to look at putting on your roster.