10 Reasons to Hate Fantasy Football

Kevin LagowskiCorrespondent IAugust 8, 2009

10 Reasons to Hate Fantasy Football

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    PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 7:  Quarterback Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys looks to pass the ball with his left hand while under pressure from Travis Kirschke #90 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during their NFL game on December 7, 2008 at Heinz Field in Pittsbu

1. Defensive players

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    SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 18:  Linebacker Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers during a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders on August 18, 2007 at Monster Park in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Greg Trott/Getty Images)

2. Injuries

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    FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is assesed by the medical staff after he sustained an injury to his left knee in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium September 7, 2008 in Fo

3. Rooting for teams that you don't care about at all

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    PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 11:  Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers throws a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during their AFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 11, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Im

4. Your players having great games...on your bench

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    NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 7:   Lendale White #25 of the Tennessee Titans carries the ball during the game against the Cleveland Browns on December 7, 2008 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

5. Matchups against teammates

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 28: Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates with Reggie Wayne #87 against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 28, 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka

6. Negative points

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 11:  Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks on against the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty

7. Handcuffing

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    PHILADELPHIA - MAY 1: Running back Brian Westbrook #36 (R) stands on the sideline with second round draft pick running back LeSean McCoy #29 of the Philadelphia Eagles during minicamp at the NovaCare Complex on May 1, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (

8. Overimportance of running backs

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 21:  DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against the New York Giants on December 21, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

9. Thursday night games late in the season

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Marcus Harrison #94 of the Chicago Bears hits Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers after he passes on December 22, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Packers 20-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jonatha

10. Monday Night Football

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 18:  Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals reacts after teammate Tim Hightower #34 scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC championship game on January 18, 2009 a

The Overall Lesson

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    MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 09:  Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates his game winning 29 yard touchdown run with 2:22 left in the game with the Green Bay Packers on November 9, 2008 at the Metrodome in Mineapolis, Minnesota.  (