Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Football, Part 9: Managing Your Team

Our beginner's guide helps you manage your team during the season

HIT YOUR DEADLINES

Whether it's claiming players on the waiver wire, making a trade, or inserting someone into the starting lineup, everything has a deadline in fantasy football. Knowing your players' schedules is paramount to ensure you don't get stuck with a big fat zero in your starting lineup because you didn't realize your injured receiver was out and his game started on a Thursday night.

Make note of your roster's schedule every week, taking particular notice to players who play on Thursday or could be out because of a bye week. Make sure you submit any waiver claims before waivers are run, usually on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. Most leagues have trade deadlines that fall on a date during the regular season sometime in November. After that, no trades are allowed; be mindful of that as well.

Already have a Footballguys account? Sign in here:

Want to see the rest?

Enter your email below to become a FREE Insider
and view the full version of this page.

We will never spam you. Ever. Unsubscribe at any time.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

"Footballguys is the best premium
fantasy football only site on the planet."

Matthew Berry, ESPN

With our
Money Back Guarantee
you have nothing to lose


More articles from Alessandro Miglio

See all

More articles on: Beginner

See all

More articles on: Timeless

See all