Oshkosh, WI, August 26, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Fantasy football season is upon us and twelve of the industry's top personalities will be competing in the Fantasy Football Nerd's Experts League for charity. Each expert has chosen a charity to play for and FantasyFootballNerd.com will make a financial donation to the winning expert's charity.
"We have assembled some of the best folks in the industry for this league. They are some of the brightest and most dedicated professionals. They are each naturally competitive so this should be a fun time for everyone. The fact that everyone gets to play for their favorite charity just makes this even more special," said J. Joseph Dyken, founder of FantasyFootballNerd.com. "These are the experts that many people are listening to on the radio or reading about online. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top."
Participants in the league include:
Dave Richard, Senior Fantasy Writer - CBSSports.com
Dave will be playing for CBS Interactive 2011 Light the Night -The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Kay Adams, Host - Livin' the Fantasy on Sirius XM Radio
Kay will be playing for The National Cervical Cancer Coalition.
Hal Spivack - Director of Product Development and Marketing at Fleaflicker
Hal will be playing for St. Jude Children's Research.
Steve Schwarz - Fantasy Editor, The Sports Network
Steve will be playing for Susan G Komen for the Cure.
Pat Leonard - Online Sports Editor, New York Daily News
Pat will be playing for The Children's Aid Society in New York.
James Alder - Football Guide: About.com
James will be playing for the American Diabetes Association.
Sara Holliday - The Fantasy Football Librarian
Sara will be playing for the Humane Society.
Melissa Jacobs - Managing Editor, TheFootballGirl.com
Melissa will be playing for Susan G Komen for the Cure.
Greg Kellogg - Host, Kellogg's Komments - A Fantasy Sharks Production
Greg will be playing for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Allie Fontana - Managing Editor, Bruno Boys
Allie will be playing for USA Football.
Jordan Zucker - Founder and Owner of Girls Guide: Sports
Jordan will be playing for Bideawee.
Joe Dyken - Founder and CEO FantasyFootballNerd.com
Joe will be playing for Stand Up 2 Cancer.
FantasyFootballNerd.com (FFN) is the industry's most popular rankings aggregator. Using its proprietary NerdRank algorithm, FFN provide a consensus view from more than 21 leading fantasy football websites on more than 1,000 active NFL players. The Nerd's innovative draft rankings system provides a consensus ranking for overall draft rankings as well as positional rankings. In theory, having 20 heads is better than 1. It's useful for seeing what the experts from the major fantasy football websites are thinking and projecting. FantasyFootballNerd.com brings that collective intelligence into one location. FFN is gearing up for its 4th NFL season and has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Sports Network, and USA Today.
The Fantasy Football Nerd Expert's League is being hosted by CBSSports.com.