Rotowire/Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Expert Challenge

Rotowire has teamed up with Yahoo! Sports this Fantasy Football season to give our users the opportunity to play against the fantasy pros.

Each week we'll offer Rotowire users a chance to sign-up for a 12-team fantasy football league that pits them against one of our fantasy football experts.

The season-long NFL commish leagues will be hosted on Yahoo! Sports, which is the leading fantasy provider on the Internet, home to over 5 million fans playing the #1 fantasy football game available - all for free!

This week our users will be pitted against Rotowire NFL and MLB fantasy expert Howard Bender. The league will be filled first-come, first-served. To receive an invite to the league, please email me at

If you don't get into this week's league, we'll have future challenges with a new expert each week until the football season kicks.

Also, be sure to check out why Yahoo! Sports is the #1 FREE Fantasy Football game on the web. Offering:

- Same day drafts
- Custom playoff seeding
- Game-time waivers
- Player availability across all leagues
- New Yahoo! Fantasy Football mobile app for 2013 season with better stabilization & increased features
- Pro Leagues - step it up a notch and play in public cash prize leagues

Get ready for kickoff by signing up now!


By: Shannon McKeown
On: 7/9/2013 2:50:00 PM
The league is filled. Check back next Monday or Tuesday for the next league with a different expert. Thanks!

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