You receive an invite to play fantasy football with a couple of your friends, but you have never played before and are thinking of passing. Truth is, everyone must start somewhere. That was the case for me last year when I played in my first fantasy football league. I accepted an invitation to play and started reading up on all the fantasy football websites and magazines hoping to gain some beginner knowledge.
In actuality, fantasy football can be simple to learn quickly if you pay attention and learn simple strategies in your league. In the end, I won two fantasy leagues I was in, even with playing with experienced fantasy owners by catching on quickly. The following article will help those who have never played—or those who are playing for the first time this year—learn some basic steps to a successful season in a standard league from my experiences during my first year playing.