As we do every season, we will be doing both an NFL Pick ‘Em and an NFL Survivor Football pool for our readers, so that they can match wits with their fellow Minnesota Vikings fans.
We will do these pools through Yahoo! Sports, so if you want to get in on the action, make sure that you have a Yahoo! account. If you don’t, you can sign up for one through the Yahoo! Fantasy Sports website.
The rules for both will be the same as past years. For the Pick ‘Em league, we will not be utilizing point spread, but we will be utilizing the Yahoo! “confidence point” system, where you assign a particular game a point value based on how confident you are in getting that game right.
The Survival Pool will simply be one loss and you’re out.
The posts with links to the Pick ‘Em and Survival Pools, along with rules and instructions for each, will be posted here on the site at approximately 2:00 PM Central on Tuesday, which is about 24 hours from now. That will give us time to get ourselves set for the regular season opener on Thursday night.
Yahoo! does cap participation in the pools at 100 users, so if you want in, you’re going to have to be quick on the trigger. If anyone else wants to run an “unofficial” pool, you can have at it and post it over in the FanPosts.
So, if you want to get in on the action, be here when the posts with the links hit the site on Tuesday afternoon!