Search a league to join
Look for a public league that you can enter or make your own private league. Private league has an advantage that you can ask your friends and colleagues to enter it. That way you can play and compete with them. Be aware of the fact that free league like sports.yahoo.com are amazing for amateurs. Sites like NFL.com and CBSsportsline.com let you make your own league and allow you to set the rules and scoring method at an affordable price.
Check for good players
Analyze and research the football players available in transfers. Choose stars based on performance forecasts and intuition. You can also select them if you have enough experience and knowledge about the sport. There are a lot of online websites and magazines that provide information and statistics on teams and players. Create your fantasy football team by following the league rules. Every league has an option to draft their own rules and guidelines. Select players according to their positions and also have backups from a NFL team in the league. You would want to select the top players that are available or the ones that you really like. On the other hand, you can also do trades and pickups after you have made the draft.
How to select the starting team?
Know your starting line up every week by checking which team you are facing in your league and consider the rival’s of your respective players. Scoring will be done on the preset scoring system of your particular league. Normally you will get points for your offensive and defensive players depending on things such as touchdowns, sacks, tackles, catches and yard runs. Try to beat your friends by outscoring them.