Tired of re-draft and offense only leagues, or leagues where if you don't get a top RB you're out before October? Enjoy watching D play as much as O? Want to be in a league where everyone has a shot at the Bowl. With this scoring setup, it's anybody's game and wicked exciting.
This new league is based after another MFL league I currently commish where defense is a key component. Scoring is also balanced here such that if you have the best O, you won't win the Super Bowl without at least a good D as "defense wins Super Bowls" and this league is no exception! I am still tweaking the scoring ever so slightly to balance the model a bit more (will be done before the draft), but basically here's the top 30 breakdown based on the scoring using last years stats:
Top 30 scoring placements by position: 3QBs, 6 RBs, 9 WRs, (18 offense) 3 DEs, 6 LBs, 3 CBs (12 defense)
Starting O lineup (6) is: QB, RB, 2xWR, TE, 1 O-flex (RB-WR-TE)
Starting D lineup (9) is: 2 DL, 3LB, 2 CB, 2 D-flex (DL-CB) This reduces LB impact but still allows LBs to play big role as it should be.
So, starting rosters are 40% O, 60% D, but O outscores D roughly 60-40. With more starting D players than O, but O still scoring higher PP, this model finds a good balance if you like defense intensive leagues. You get the gist.
Here are the bylaws
Here is the league link (MFL League ID 53135) so you can see scoring ratios and other bylaws/settings:
I want my league owners to all enjoy themselves and be able to play in a harassment free zone. We can still rib each other (in a good nature), have fun, chat about all things NFL or otherwise, meet some new people and just enjoy some FFL in our down time. We all have wives, jobs, kids and other crap to contend with every day so we don't need any extra drama from difficult or rude owners here in our spare time so leave that at the door. I am a very fair commissioner, and I believe that while I created the league and the general concepts are laid out, the league is run by the Owners and I just manage it as Commish for the most part. If a bunch of owners want a change, we change (unless it undermines the league concept itself). However, most changes need to be done between seasons not during as everyone bases their strategy on the settings as they existed when you drafted. Every league has room for improvement during the off season and that's when you discuss new changes for the next year, not mid year unless it's critical. I also do lots of polls to ensure everyone has a chance for input when needed. If that sounds like a league you want to play in, below is some other info you will want to know:
Cost is $60 per owner (we use League Safe). Top 8 teams make the playoffs each year starting in week 15 (1-8, 2-7,3-6,4-5) Pay outs are:
I like to spread the wealth in my leagues so everyone feels they have a shot:
Super Bowl Winner - $300, Super Bowl Loser - $100, team with most total points (O+D) $125, Conference Championship losers $60 each, League Offense and Defense MVP's (most points by O player) $60 each, Player of the Game (for non-playoff teams only up to week 15) most points by one player in a game all season $55.
The league is NFL based so all teams must have an NFL, CFL or college team name, no exceptions. First come first serve. We use only MFL and email to communicate.
I hope to run the draft as soon as we fill up.
if you have any questions, feel free to post here or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . if you want in, shoot me an email, and just tell me a bit about yourself so I know something about you.