Almost 20 years ago, Glenn Colton and I played in the League of Alternative Reality for baseball and created a set of rules that could help guide us when we disagreed on talent or strategy for fantasy baseball.  We won consecutive titles and when invited to play in expert leagues for fantasy football, we wanted to publish the rules before we played. 

In the summer of 2003, Matthew Berry was the publisher of the first Rotoworld fantasy football magazine.  The system below was published in that year as rules for us to play as fantasy sports partners. 

So here is that SMART system updated for 2021, a set of general principles to help you draft and WIN!


This pertains to the offensive system that is used by the player’s NFL team. Each...