In 2002, I joined my friends' 7 year-running, 12 Team, 35%TD/65%YD, hyper-performance re-draft league and got the third pick.
I picked Kurt Warner 1st (and traded him for Pittsburgh D/ST and Tom Brady the week before he got hurt...miraculous imo). I took Deuce McCallister with my second pick, another ballsy move... I took William Green next (his rookie year) and then Holt in the 4th round (his 1st real breakout year), then Shockey in the 5th (his rookie year), Hines Ward in the 6th (only had 1 1000 yd season to that point), then Curtis Conway(great 1st half) in the 7th, Wash D/ST in the 8th, then I grabbed Brian Finneran, Joey galloway, I forget the rest.... MY STARTERS WERE:
Warner/Brady/Vick (Traded Holt for Vick for the last five weeks of the season)
Deuce, Wm. Green
Holt, Ward, Conway/Finneran on the bye
Shockey (Got BMiller from ww week 10 and used 2 TE's then on)
Pittsburgh crushed Tampa Bay on the last Monday Night game of the year and sealed my opponents' fate...
Anyway, I won the point title AND the Fantasy Bowl, which had never been done before...and pocketed $1850.00+ to the dismay of all the "veterans" in the league... they bugged me for 2 years prior to join...@ $250.00... Thanks, Fellas!
A couple years ago I played CBSSportsline. I missed the live draft due to technical difficulties in 2 of my drafts. I cussed and called CBS for my money back. I guess it was Karma, but I won the league prize of $150.
My autopick roster:
R. Gannon (MVP season)
A. Toomer (His best season)
C. Garner (1800 + Total yds)
Tiki Barber (His best season)
TB DEF (They were #1 DEF that year. Scored huge on DEF_
PHI DEF (They were #4 on DEF that year)
That was a crazy good team. Ended up in the top 100 that year. Talking about dumb luck
My team netted my first place in a 10 team league and a purse of $1000
Woot Woot....I only wish my team this year can be half as good.
10 team H2H with 17 man roster and starts 1QB, 2RB, 3WR, 1RB/WR, 1TE, 1Kicker, 2Def:
QB: Trent Green, Brad Johnson
RB: Fred Taylor, Duce Staley, Thomas Jones, Steven Jackson, Tyrone Wheatley
WR: Randy Moss, Santana Moss, Derrick Mason, Reggie Williams, Lee Evans, Travis Taylor
TE: J Shockey
Kicker: Olindo Mare
DEF: Indy, MInnesota