Starting lineups can be submitted up to kickoff of the first game of the day. If no lineup
is submitted, the previous week's roster will be used. For Thursday
or Saturday games, you need to declare your starters who are involved in that day's game prior to kickoff. Any game
that is tied is decided by each teams highest scoring bench player.
Trades and Transactions:
Trades: Trades can be made at anytime during the first 10 weeks of the DFFL season.
The cost is $1.00 per team per trade. A maximum of 3 players per team can be involved in any transaction. No trades involving
cash or for "future considerations" will be allowed. You are allowed only one trade with each league team during
"Free Agents" can be acquired beginning on Thursdays each week during the season. Players are bid upon with
a minimum bid of $1.00. Any owner interested in acquiring a player that is not currently on a DFFL team roster can submit
one auction-style blind bid per player, with that player being awarded to the team that submits the highest bid, for
the price quoted in their bid.
In the event of identical high bids on a player, that
player shall be awarded to the team ranked lower in the standings on the basis of: #1. Fewer wins, #2. Fewer points
scored - than any competing bidder.
All free-agent bids should be submitted using the My Fantasy League's "Add/Drop"
feature which operates each week from approximately 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning until 3:00 p.m. Thursday Afternoon.
Results of the bidding will be made available Thursday on the web site. Any
remaining free-agents can
be acquired until noon Sunday on a first come, first serve basis. You can
carry a maximum of 14 players on your roster.
The trading deadline will be at 10:00 p.m. Central Standard
Time, on the Saturday following the 10th week of the DFFL regular season. Free agents can be acquired throughout the balance of the regular season and playoffs.
The DFFL plays a weekly head-to-head format, and uses a 13 game regular season, with each team
playing their divisional opponents twice, and having 7 games with teams outside of their division.
The 3 division winners, plus the 3 remaining teams with the best record will qualify for
the Governor's Cup Championship, which is a single elimination playoff during weeks 14, 15 and 16 of the NFL regular
season. The 6 remaining non-qualifing teams will also compete in a "consolation bracket" playoff during weeks 14, 15
The 2 division winners with the best records will receive a bye
during week 14, while the 3rd division winner will face the #6 seed in week #14. The playoff pairings are determined by each team's regular season record,
with the highest seeded team facing the remaining team with the fewest wins.
In the event of a tie between two teams in the standings, the tie-breaking criteria to be used
is as follows:
1. Head-to-head record
2. Total offensive points scored during the regular season
3. Points scored in head-to-head games
4. Won - Loss record against divisional opponents
5. Coin flip
For ties between three or
more teams: 1. Total offensive points scored during the regular
2. Won-loss record versus common opponents
Money will be awarded to the League Champion, Runner-up, and to the 3rd and 4th place finishers in
the playoffs, as well as the winner of the "consolation bracket" and to the team which has the highest point total during
the regular season.
49% will be awarded to the League Champion
14% to the 3rd place playoff finisher
the 4th place playoff finisher
the consolation bracket playoff winner
Results and Other Information:
League information is available at: http://www12.myfantasyleague.com/2017/home/11772#0 Other league information will be sent via e-mail as
needed. NFL.com is the DFFL's official source for resolving any statistical discrepancies. Weekly results are considered final
and official at 11:59 p.m. Central Time each Tuesday.
Any "owner" is prohibited from having or seeking dual ownership
within the league, or having more than a single financial interest in any DFFL franchise.
The DFFL's officers cannot be held responsible for missing
or delayed e-mail transmissions, or for failure to execute
The DFFL uses a combination of the fantasy football basic and performance scoring methods.
For Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Receivers & Kickers:
3 points for each TD thrown
6 points for each TD by rush or reception
point for each 2 point conversion thrown
2 points for each 2 point conversion by rush or reception
-1 point for each interception thrown
-1 point for each fumble lost
Bonus points for: Passing Yardage:
300-349 yards 5 points
350-399 yards 6 points
400-449 yards 7 points
450-499 yards 8 points
500 and above 10 points and so on.......
Bonus Points for: Rushing or Receiving Yardage:
80- 99 yards
100-124 yards 3 points
yards 4 points
150-174 yards 5 points
175-199 yards 6 points
yards 8 points
225-249 yards 9 points and so on........
Note: rushing and receiving yardage is not
Points for: Running Back Receiving Yardage:
0 - 49 yards 0 points
50 - 74 yards 1 point
75 - 99 yards 2
Bonus Points for: Kickers
1 point for each field goal between 10-19 yards
2 points for each field goal between 20-29
3 points for each field goal between 30-49 yards
4 points for each field goal between 50-59 yards
for each field goal over 60 yards
1 point for each conversion
Bonus Points for: Team Defense/Special Teams
6 points for each fumble or interception return for touchdown
6 points for each kickoff or
punt return for touchdown
6 points for each blocked punt or field goal return for touchdown
2 points for each safety
points for each failed conversion return.
1 point for each interception
1 point for each fumble recovery
for a shutout
Note: For all punt and kickoff return touchdowns, those points
are credited to the special teams, NOT the individual player.
Any player chosen in the League draft who was selected with pick #49
and above, as well as any free agents.
Any player on your roster prior to kickoff of Sunday regular season week
Who's not eligible :
Any players selected with picks 1 through 48 - regardless of whether
they were injured, released or traded during the year.
If you wish to retain a player from your roster who meets the "eligible"
criteria listed above, you will surrender your 3rd round draft selection in exchange for keeping that player. Because
that player is considered a 3rd round draft choice, he cannot be carried over to the next year
This page last updated 09/09/2017