How do you watch football on Sundays?

by Jim Coventry, Guest Blogger 

Do you enjoy watching football on Sunday or are you stressed out like a gambler chasing money? That may not be the million-dollar question, but it’s one that’s worth thinking about. 

I’ve been playing fantasy football for fourteen years and I have definitely changed how I watched football over the years. When I started out, I didn’t have a satellite dish, so I got two or three games every Sunday afternoon, and often the choices in games were miserable. I live in Chicago and Bears games were pretty boring and in addition, very few fantasy gems were Bear players. 

I didn’t even have the Internet in my home yet (that came into play for me a couple years later.) For updates, I waited for halftime, but if the doubleheader game was on the same channel as the early game, they went to a newsbreak at halftime (I’d like to meet the genius that cooked that one up)! All the networks gave you at the half were the main highlights, like TDs and game-winning FGs- there weren’t any type of stats given, so one had to read into the highlights to see if it was a good day for […]

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