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Q: How do I join a league?|
A: You can join a league by clicking on the link in the invitation email that was sent to you by the League Manager of the league. Note this is the ONLY way to join a league. If you want to start a new league, click here. Q: I do not see my league's scoring options in your list. How do I get those added?
A: Scoring options are finalized for the 2004 season. If you are not finding a particular scoring option let us know and we will appropriately forward your request for consideration in 2005. Q: How do I change my team name?
A: You can change your team name by clicking on the 'Change Team Name' link on your team page. Q: How do I cancel a team?
A: Obsolete leagues will be removed from the Fantasy Football (and Fantasy Games) frontpage a couple of weeks into the season. We do not charge for leagues that have been customized and drafted. If you are concerned about the purchase of your league, please contact our billing department at 1-888-549-ESPN(3776). Q: How can I change my draft date, scoring option, or league settings?
A: League Managers can edit these by going to the 'League Settings' linked in the left column on the League Office page and clicking the '(edit)' link by each area. To view the graph that shows when particular league settings are locked and can not be edited see the Locktimes on League Settings page.
Q: How can I change a team owner in my league?
A: You can change owner emails until an owner has joined via the email invitations. Personal information cannot be changed then. However, if an owner has joined already, you can change the e-mail by deleting him using the LM Delete Owner tool described above.
Q: What can I do about people not receiving my email invite?
Q: I'm the LM and am going to be away from my computer for a few days and want to give another person in my
league the ability to veto trades. Can I do this?
Q: How do I set my league's draft order?|
A: Go to the 'LM Tools' page and click on the 'Edit Draft Order' page. Returning leagues' draft order will default to the reverse of the previous year's final standings. The draft order for newly formed leagues will be randomly set. To manually select a draft order, or enter in a draft order established offline, enter in the draft position of all the teams in the "NEW" column and click the "Change Draft Order" button. Q: How long before my league's live draft can we enter the draft warroom?
A: All live draft leagues will convert into live draft mode one hour before the scheduled draft time. At this time you can access the draft warroom page and view what pick you have.
Q: What do I need in order for the live draft to work on my computer?
Q: My league is set to use the Offline Draft and I clicked the "Enter Offline Draft Results" page and now
realize I want to add another team to my league. How do I do this?
Q: Can I remove a roster slot after the draft is completed?
Q: What happens if a player is listed on the wrong team? Will I still get his
A: Yes, you'll still get the points associated with that player. Most of the time, these errors are display inaccuracies, which are noticed by our staff and corrected immediately. If you notice one of these errors, please send the information to our Customer Service department for League Manager.
Q: I saw a blocked punt in a game, but it didn't count in my box score. For instance, I saw Tampa Bay blocking punt on Opening Day of MNF last year.
Q: Do punters get credit for field goals? For instance, I had Craig Hentrich in my punter (P) slot and he kicked a FG last year. Do I get points for this?
Q: Is the defense responsible for the points scored by the opposing teams' defense?
Q: How long after a week's games could scores changes?
Q: When does my roster lock?|
A: Depending on the selection your LM made for your league settings, your players will lock on your roster either at their individually scheduled game time, or at the scheduled game time of the first game of the week. You can view your roster lock time on the "League Settings" page to the right of the "Roster Locktime" description.
Q: All the players in my league are listed as "Locked". When do they unlock?
All waiver claims will be processed in according to your waiver order.
NOTE: Your league's LM can edit the WAIVER rules at any time during the season but it will only affect transactions moving forward.
Q: Can I still make scoring system changes to my league?
Q: I set up my league to have players clear waivers in 2 days. That means they will clear tomorrow. If I
change the option to 1 day, will any pending claims be run immediately?
Q: I need to edit two teams lineups for the upcoming weekend's game because they did not have access to there
computers. But the lineups show that they are locked. Can I do this? If so, how?
Q: How can I view when a player has a future BYE week so I can plan ahead with Trades and Add/Drop?
Q: How do I add positional slots or adjust our rosters sizes during the season? We don't currently have all
of our roster positions.
Q: In my league I want to switch two head-to-head games this upcoming weekend. Can I edit the schedule
Q: What's the tiebreaker for waiver claims given 2 equal records? Points scored I assume?
Q: I'm the LM and want to manually trade Ahman Green for Jamal Lewis and the Philly D for two teams in my
league. Can i do that?
A: In order to do this, you need to go to the "League Settings" -> Rules page and change the "Free Agent/Waiver Acquisition Limit" from "None Allowed" to "No Limit". You will then be able to use the LM Tool to make your roster adds and drops. When you are done, change the "Free Agent/Waiver Acquisition Limit" back to "None Allowed". Note that when the FA/Waiver Acquisition Limit is set to "No Limit", owners in your league will be able to add and drop players.
Q: I want a player to have eligibility at another position. How do I change that?
Q: Why does my browser crash when I try to access ESPN.com fantasy games?|
A: Make sure you have the latest version of Flash (Flash 7.0) on your computer. To download this version, click on "Install Now" from Macromedia's Download Center. Q: Why do I get the Critical Error: Null Element?
A: If you are trying to join a league and getting a null error, please make sure to sign into ESPN Fantasy Football front page and then click on the link that was sent to you in the email invite from your league manager. Q: Why do I get an error that states that I am not a member of my league?
A: First make sure you've already accepted the invite to join the league. If you have not have the LM re-invite you to join it. If you're sure you are a member of the league make sure you are trying to access your team with the correct ESPN.com account. Have the LM (or other member of the league) go to the "League Members" page and mouse over (or click on) the "Send Email" link. This will detail the account the league was joined with. If that's the not problem make sure you are signed into the Fantasy Football Frontpage before trying to access your team. If you've bookmarked your League Office page in your browser, you will still need to log into our system in order to be recognized as a league member. If you continue to have problems, please make sure your temporary internet files and cookies have been deleted from your internet options or preferences in your web browser.