Learn More about the Basic Ways of Playing Fantasy Football One of the most famous forms of football is the gridiron football, and it is typically played in the country of Canada and United States of America. The common reasons as to why gridiron football is different from the other forms of football is because of its systems of downs, the players are using hard plastic helmets and shoulder pads, its line of scrimmage, free substitution, platooning of different players for defense and offense, measurements in yards, the use of a distinctive brown leather ball in the shape of a prolate spheroid with pointed ends, the ability of the players to score points by the way of safety while they are not in possession of the ball, the forward pass, and more specialize formations and positions. Aside from American football and Canadian football, the other codes used by the people in gridiron football are touch football, backyard football, flag football, nine-man football, six-man football, eight-man football, and indoor football. The professional leagues in the American football is the NFL or national football league, in the Canadian football is the Canadian football league or CFL, while in the indoor football is the arena football league or AFL. Due to its popularity, there is a game designed to the people who wants to enjoy fully the said sport in their own way and with the use of their skill, and that game is what they called as fantasy football. Fantasy football is played by participants who acts as the general manager or owner of fantasy professional gridiron football teams and the points they may obtain on their team depends on the truly existing performance of the players in a real-life match. The two primary types of fantasy football are the daily fantasy football, which is being managed and organized by large commercial firms in the internet and it is more of an accelerated version that occurs in a week or a single day; and the traditional fantasy football, which is composed of participants that are still amateur and may occur for an entire season or if such competition is classified as a keeper league, it may occur for many seasons. Playing fantasy football usually starts with the players joining a league, and such can be classified as a private league, where the participant needs to have an invitation to play; and a public league, where anyone who are interested can sign up for a spot in the competition. After the participants have finished joining a league, they should prepare for the league draft and that basically involves the act of building their own fantasy football team by scouting their own players. Lastly, the team of a participant will compete with another team in a week-by-week basis, and they should improve their team to become the champion.