So, somebody brought it to my attention that WFNY hasn’t made any plans for any kind of fantasy NFL stuff this year. I am here to rectify that. And yes, I realize that we had some (ahem) problems getting prizes out to winners from our March Madness competition. (Just ask Jimmer Me Timbers. Apologies again, Jimmer.) Yet, we will be undaunted. I have prizes in hand and there will be no problems at all assuming the winners identify themselves to me.
So go to ESPN Eliminator Challenge and sign up for WFNY Survivor. The super secret not-to-be-disclosed-password is “12345″ and now I’ll have to change the combination on my luggage. It’s easy to play. Every week you choose one team to win. You keep picking one team per week until you are the last (wo)man standing. The winner will get a $100 gift card and a runner up will get a $50 gift card***.
So, if you think your one opportunity to pick the Browns is week one before the injuries start to pile up, go ahead and pick ‘em in week one against the Bengals. If you want to play it “safe” and pick whoever is playing the Bills, just remember that only one team has ever gone winless for the year.
*** If there are multiples of winners then we will figure something out in terms of a selection process to identify the winner and runner up, which could include completely randomized selection or completely subjective criteria like your ability to create haiku. Search Google. We’ve done it before. Don’t get hung up on this stuff. It is supposed to be fun. Someone will be rewarded for playing. That is all.