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Jimmy Clemins 3 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 27, 2012 8:32 PM Member since: Jan 2, 2012
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    Why Head-To-Head?

    by Danny Dec 25, 2012 6:56 PM
    Jimmy Clemins Jimmy Clemins Dec 27, 2012 8:32 PM Flag

    I agree! I could care less if your team scores 200 pts. a week. My goal is to put the best lineup together the week I play your team , so as to get the " W ". If we wind up with the same record , you should have to earn the chance to beat me in the playoffs . I and you have no control over what other teams score. I do control what my team scores by who I decide to play every given week. This decision making is what fantasy is about.

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    Why Head-To-Head?

    by Danny Dec 25, 2012 6:56 PM
    Jimmy Clemins Jimmy Clemins Dec 27, 2012 8:18 PM Flag

    In my YAHOO league you could play me twice during the regular season and beat me by , lets say 90 points , and we both finish with the same record ,say 9-7. The YAHOO tiebreaker is total points scored. In this situation , to determine the final playoff spot , if my team scored 1830 points and yours scored 1829 , I would be awarded the playoff spot or the higher seed in playoffs , maybe a bye. You , were clearly better than me each time you played me and I would reap your glory! This happened to me this year and it cost me a seed that would have put me in the Super Bowl in my league. How would you feel?

  • Jimmy Clemins by Jimmy Clemins Dec 26, 2012 5:54 PM Flag

    Your tiebreaker system for setting the playoffs is flawed! I played a person one time during the year and beat him head-to-head. When it came to setting the playoff seeds he was given a bye because he had 1230 points for the year and I had 1229. We had the same record and I feel head-to-head should be the first tiebreaker. Some teams played each other twice during the season in our ten team league. With your tiebreaker system as it is , a person could win head-to head twice ( maybe even by 75 points per game) and lose out on a playoff spot to that same person because he scored one more point than you during rest of season. That is terrible!!! I did my job as manager against that team and beat him. I can only control what I score against him when I play him. What he scores against someone else is not my concern. My concern is to win each week , which I did against him. Points should only be used if you are tied after head-to-head. This cost me being in the Super Bowl , as I had to play a game the first week and lost because of bad matchups. The next week I scored more points than all the other teams except the top ranked team. If I had gotten the bye I DESERVED , I would be playing for the title. I just don't see how a person could beat me twice head-to-head and have the same record as me and not get the higher seed. That is how YAHOO sees it ? I welcome all comments.

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