Fantasy Throwdown Turkey Day Challenge


Man, are poeple loving this game. Free to play. Try the Turkey Day Challenge.

There are three NFL games on Thanksgiving. There are three NFL games used to form the player pool for a Fantasy Throwdown challenge. Sounds like a perfect match for a Fantasy Throwdown Turkey Day Competition!

Fantasy Throwdown is free to play, drafts are quick, and the game is highly intuitive to pick up. Here’s a quick tutorial.

Throwdown players can accumulate points by participating in official Throwdown Turkey Day challenges. An official Throwdown Turkey Day challenge is simply a game of Fantasy Throwdown where all three NFL games are the games played on Thanksgiving Day. (Note: You and your opponent will have to manually select the three Thanksgiving Day games when you set up your Throwdown match.)

The top point getters, plus category award winners, will be recognized as the best Throwdown Turkey Day players in this event. The top point getter will be crowned our Turkey Day Champ!

Earn points in the following categories:

Individual Achievements

1. Number of challenges issued to and accepted by a non-registered Throwdown player (referral) – 2 points per completed draft

2. Number of challenges issued and accepted by a registered Throwdown player – 0.5 points per completed draft

3. Number of games played (challenger or challengee) – 0.5 points per completed draft

4. Number of games won – 2 points per win

5. Number of games won by >= 14 points – 1 point per win by 14 or more points

6. Number of games won by >= 28 points – 1 point per win by 28 or more points (also scores 1 for achievement #5)

7. Number of games won using 2 or more bench players, excluding the Block – 1 point per win; bench players determined by the Fantasy Throwdown depth chart at the time the player is drafted

8. Number of games won using 3 or more bench players, excluding the Block – 1 point per win (also scores 1 for achievement #7)

9. Drafted player who records the longest passing TD on Thanksgiving – 1 point per completed draft

10. Drafted player who records the longest rushing TD on Thanksgiving – 1 point per completed draft

11. Drafted player who records the longest receiving TD on Thanksgiving – 1 point per completed draft

12. Drafted player who Matt Waldman once wrote, “there is also a bit of Roy Hobbs to his story.” – 1 point per completed draft

13. Drafted player from achievement #12 and he scores a TD – 1 point per completed draft

14. Drafted player who Matt Waldman once wrote, “His gliding, flexible, and hard-cutting style and his ability to reverse field is reminiscent of Marcus Allen and O.J. Simpson.” – 1 point per completed draft

15. Drafted player from achievement #14 and he scores a TD – 1 point per completed draft

16. Drafted player who Mike MacGregor drafted in the 10th round of a 2011 mock draft writing he, “has a nice opportunity for a breakout season.” – 1 point per completed draft

17. Drafted player from achievement #16 and he scores a TD – 1 point per completed draft

Individual Awards

1. Highest margin of victory – 5 points for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats

2. Smallest margin of victory – 5 points for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats

3. Highest individual team score – 5 points for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats

4. Lowest individual team score, and still won – 5 points for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats

5. Best use of Block (biggest difference between points for player blocked and lowest points at same position for opposing player) – 3 points for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats … assuming we can figure this out very easily

Group Awards

1. Largest round robin group, meaning largest group of Throwdown players who play at least one game against every other person in the group (i.e. a round robin) – 3 points per Throwdown player in the group; one group representative must submit the Throwdown user names of all group members to Mike by email for consideration

2. Highest combined score (both players) in a Throwdown game – 3 points per Throwdown player in the game for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats

3. Lowest combined score (both players) in a Throwdown game, all starting players drafted excluding the Block – 3 points per Throwdown player in the game for each of DEF, IDP, PPR, non-PPR formats; starting players determined by the Fantasy Throwdown depth chart at the time the player is drafted

There you have it, 25 different achievements or awards to hit and score points to try to earn the honor of becoming the first ever, Fantasy Throwdown Turkey Day Champ! Good luck!

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