Wow - not fielding a team, seems bizarre. Personally, I don't like the idea. But let's face it, if he's not breaking the rules, he CAN do it. The two questions that remain, are do you let this guy play next year? And if so, how important is the first round selection?
Regardless, I think that this situation has given your commish something to consider. For what it's worth, here's what we do to keep this from happening in our league. We've got a carryover clause. Each week your players (from the previous week) are considered active. As an owner, we must notify the commish if we wish to change our line-up. That avoids not listing a player. Unfortunately, it dosn't stop the people who activate injured or underachieving players. Although in my league, if someone didn't play their best players each week, he wouldn't be invited back next season.
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