Draft day ranks only slightly behind Christmas and St. Patrick's Day for best national holidays.
Fantasy team names that use puns are not as funny as you think.
What it's like to be forced to hang out at Buffalo Wild Wings for a five-hour draft "party."
People have fierce opinions on whether snake drafts or auctions are better. (Auctions are better.)
That one guy who drafts his defense too early.
Nothing will get in the way of you completing your draft.
No matter how big your Sunday evening lead is, you will be nervous during Monday Night Football.
Realizing you've been watching Red Zone for five hours.
The unforgivable disappointment of a pick who let you down last season.
That feeling you get when someone who doesn't know the first thing about football beats you.
"Running back by committee" is a four-letter word.
And "probable and questionable" are the most vague and hated statuses a player can possibly have.
The silent satisfaction of going into a board meeting on Monday after throttling your boss' team over the weekend.
Finding yourself rooting for very specific scenarios.
The white noise that fills your ears when someone who's not in your league tells you about their team.
That glint of hope that your significant other will actually care about your miraculous comeback.
That shameful feeling of suppressed happiness when your opponent's player gets injured.
Knowing the depth chart of every team's offense, except for the Raiders and the Jets.
What it's like to root against your favorite team.
Your team's points determine your emotional health for the week.
A massive portion your texting bill can be traced back to Sundays.
That one guy who sends out terrible trades.
Hating the guy who never changes his line-up … until the week he plays you.
Considering people like Matthew Berry celebrities.
Realizing you put more time into your fantasy planning than you do into your job.
When you win, it's because you made all the right choices.
When you lose, it's bad luck.
You feel a sense of camaraderie ...
... even though you can't talk strategy with anybody in your league.
It takes over your life for a while.
But hey, at least it's not as long a season as fantasy baseball.