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NEW 12-Team // Strategy-based Devy League // $40

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Tired of basic leagues?

If you're looking for a challenge, where you need to put a real STRATEGY together to WIN consistently, this is the perfect league for you! 

This league is based on a format that I have played in for over 10 years, with contracts, salary cap, FULL defensive lineup, free agency, and lots of assets to trade and build with. Balanced scoring for offense and defense, so ALL POSITIONS ARE VALUABLE. Player salaries are based on 2017 statistics.

 

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Visit the league setup at:

www.suddendeathleague.com

 

RulesScoring

 

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Some key points to this league:

- PPR Scoring

- 19-player starting lineups with IDP (8 offensive players, 9 defensive players, 2 FLEX (offense OR defense)

- Salaries for all players and contracts (up to 4 years) 

- Free Agency bidding in the offseason for an opportunity to sign an un-contracted player from another team

- Uncontracted player values determined by the previous year's stats

- 32-round Snake Draft to build initial rosters (order determined by randomizer) 

- Taxi Squad (3 players max)

- Top 6 teams make the playoffs (1-5 seeds determined by H2H record, 6 seed determined by points)

- Weekly blind bidding on waiver wire players

- Automatic trade processing

 

Drafts:

The 32-round snake veteran draft will start once all franchises are filled. 
You'll need to consider player salaries when building your team, as you cannot exceed the salary cap!
Following the initial veteran draft, we'll begin the 5-round rookie draft. Order will be the reverse of the veteran draft order.
(Be sure you don't overspend in the vet draft -- you'll need some cash to pay your rookies!)

All undrafted players will have their salaries set to the league minimum and will be available for blind bidding on the waiver wire.

For this season, we'll be setting the cap at $75K. Any funds remaining can be used for waiver-wire bidding. 

 

Contracts & Salary Cap:

Once the drafts are complete, you will have the opportunity to assign a contract to (3) players on your roster (up to 4 years):
One offensive player, One defensive player, and one Rookie (offensive or defensive).

Assigning each contract requires a $1K signing bonus, which will be deducted from your team's salary cap.
In future years, you will have the ability to buyout or extend these contracts.

 

Free Agency:

Each offseason, you will have the opportunity to bid on (1) uncontracted player from another team.

The owner of the player will have the opportunity to either match the offer, or receive a draft pick as compensation.

Each team will also have (1) Franchise Tag and (1) Transition Tag to assign to their own players. 

 

Rosters & Lineups:
Offense: 1QB (2 max), 2RB (4 max), 2WR (5 max), 1TE (2 max)

Defense: 2DT/DE (4 max), 2LB (6 max), 2DB/S (6 max)
Total Roster Spots: 40  /  Taxi Squad: 3 Players  /  IR: 3 Spots

 

Since there will likely be a learning curve involved in the first season, the 1st year dues will be just $40 (includes league fee).
All finances will be handled via LeagueSafe. 
We'll have a league vote to possibly increase the dues/payouts for next year.
 

Payout will be:

League Champ: $220  /  Runner-up: $150  / 3rd: $40

 

Devy Strategy:

 Each team will choose ONE college from which they will hold the draft rights for that team's players -- both offensive AND defensive (for 2019).
All other players will be added to the annual draft pool, and available for anyone to draft. 

 

Owner Responsibilities:

 Each team owner should be active, respond to requests, and trade offers in a timely manner.
We'll also use GroupMe app for active discussions, as well as the league chat and message board.
Team names should include your City/Town/State and team name (for easy organization).

 

Interested or have questions? Reply below or send me a PM --

First team to sign up get's their first choice of NCAA Devy team!

 

Edited by AirForceOne

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10 Openings remaining...

Alabama Crimson Tide is off the board!

 

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*Note you can change your franchise location/name.
The examples on the league page are just placeholders. 

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For anyone scared to play in an IDP league, we’ll have links and resources available to get you up to speed.

 

This will be a very fun, active (and exciting) league that goes well beyond just drafting and setting your lineup! 

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15 minutes ago, Kcole22 said:

I would love to do it but I’m just hesitant with the defense aspect

 

We got you covered... since this is a new league I expect we’ll have a few teams with limited or no IDP experience. With this in mind, we’ll make tips and resources available on the message board to help.

 

We all want a competitive league, so all teams benefit from sharing different sites with rankings and projections. You can already identify most of the top IDP players by looking at our player salaries, which are determined by their 2017 stats.

 

Hope you will give it a shot! 

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40 minutes ago, Kcole22 said:

Ok I’m in kcoleman@losbanosusd.net


Great -- invite has been sent! (Franchise 2).

 

Also, you may select your NCAA devy team and post it on our message board. 

Post your team name/location and we'll get that updated as well.

Welcome to the league! 

 

 

Edited by AirForceOne

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15 minutes ago, Jaydog said:

Above email is Jay.bircher@yahoo.com

 

Great.. Invite sent! (Login as franchise 6) NC State is yours.. 

 

You can update your team name and we’ll have a new icon for you soon. 

 

Welcome aboard!

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18 minutes ago, Cowboys23 said:

What format? Espn, yanho?

 

It’s a customized MFL league. The others don’t allow for most of these advanced options. 

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16 minutes ago, cazualfan said:

interested

 

cazualfan@yahoo.com

 

Invite sent! Glad to have you. Please login as franchise 8. You can update your team name/location, and we’ll have an icon for you soon. 

 

Also, be sure to post your NCAA devy team on our message board. 

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51 minutes ago, shift7651 said:

interested,  jshumate7651@gmail.com

 

Chicago Team

 

 

You’re in! Invite sent. You can login (franchise9) and change your franchise name/location if you like. We’ll update your icon shortly.

 

Also, please post your NCAA devy choice on the message board!

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