Well folks, it’s that time of year again. We are five Sundays deep and the NFL season is officially upon us with its highly anticipated imaginary friend… Fantasy Football.
202 million viewers in 2014 tuned in on Sunday nights to watch their favourite teams go head to head on the astroturf. Of this number, 56.8 million people are participating in the fantasy aspect of the sport.
Fantasy sports are a multibillion dollar online industry, with professional football being at the epicenter of it all. A whopping 30% of fantasy sports players here in Canada are within the millennial age grouping, showing us the effect of the industry’s reach to its target market on their preferred medium for media consumption (the internet).
Whether you’re already leading the league in points, or are new to the fantasy world, we’ve compiled this list of the top 10 fantasy football influencers to give you insight on players, educated league projections and updates, along with all things NFL.