King's Classic 2021: How I Won The Jim Brown League

King's Classic 2021: How I Won The Jim Brown League

(Editor's Note: Jim is a humble guy and does not like to brag. I asked him to write this article after he won The King's Classic Jim Brown League for 2021. Jim is a founding member of the professional expert league. I thought RW fans would enjoy learning how Jim won.  He previewed the auction here and provided a post-auction summary here.  Jim requested we call this "Building a Championship Team in the King's Classic Salary-Cap Draft League.")

I've had the great fortune of representing RotoWire at the annual King's Classic League each year since its inception in 2018. In 2021, not only was this a live salary-cap draft, but the draft took place in the Gold Jacket Lounge at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (as is it did pre-COVID). The Jim Brown division is considered the top division (there are three divisions) of the Classic, and it is composed of high-profile analysts. Here's who I competed with: Bob Harris, Mike Clay, Brad Evans, Jeff Ratcliffe, Dave Richard, Curtis Patrick, Patrick Daugherty, Andy Behrens, Michael Fabiano, Colby Conway, Dom Cintorino, Scott Atkins and founder Bob Lung. Fortunately, I was able to put together a team that earned the No. 1 seed with an 11-3 record while also leading the league in total points before carrying that momentum through the playoffs, which led to a League Championship. Hooray!  (I also competed in the snake draft with this same group of players.  Despite finishing fifth

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Jim Coventry
Coventry covers football for RotoWire. He started playing fantasy football in 1994 and won a national contest in 1996. He also nabbed five top-50 finishes in national contests from 2008 to 2012 before turning his attention to DFS. A published author, Coventry wrote a book about relationships, "The Secret of Life", in 2013.
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