Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes up two of America's favorite fall pastimes.
 
Fantasy Football
Actual Football
Origin
1962 In 19th century England
Roster Size
6-20 players 53 players
Handcuffing
Is a strategy Is a league-wide problem
Played
On the Internet: home of news, video and porn On a football field, where there's a huge video screen and cheerleaders (pseudo porn)
Cost
Free Years of playing in college, going through rigorous camps and, ultimately, getting years taken off your life
Bench
What you can do to players What players can do to you
Draft
Can be held in Scores Las Vegas Held in Radio City Music Hall
It's A ...
Running back's game Quarterback's game
Defense
A neglected position Wins championships
Well-Known Matt
Berry Leinart
 

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