How to configure your league exactly the way you want.

Can I change my league from daily to weekly lineups?

Yes, you can. Go to League » Settings » Edit Lineup Locking.

How can I increase the number of bench players?

Go to League » Settings » Edit Roster Requirements » Custom. Then increase the total number of players allowed on the roster (without changing any of the starting requirements). Look for the edit icon located on the "Total and Bench" line in order to make this change.

Can I change my league from a redraft to a keeper?

Yes. Go to League » Settings » Edit Keeper Rules.

Can I keep more than 15 players?

You can specify any number of keepers from 1 all the way up to your league's maximum roster size (40).

What is the maximum roster size I can set?

The maximum roster size is 55. The minimum is 5.

What is the minimum roster size I can set?

The minimum roster size is 5 and the maximum is 55.

Can I edit the schedule?

Go to League » Settings » Edit Regular Season Schedule » Custom. Select the week you wish to edit from the dropdown, and don't forget to save your changes for each week.

Can teams play two or more matchups per week instead of just one?

While teams can not be scheduled to play more than one specific team at a time in head-to-head leagues, commissioners can consider an approach where teams play an extra match each week against the league median or average. This setting can be found at League » Settings » Edit Regular Season Schedule.

Can I schedule matchups that span more than week?

No, each matchup lasts exactly one week.

Can I set up extra matchups against the league median or average?

Yes, commissioners can choose either extra matchups against the league median or extra matchups against the league average. This setting can be found at League » Settings » Edit Regular Season Schedule.

Can a total points league end before week 17?

No. Total points and roto leagues must go through the end of the regular season.

How can I delete a week in the schedule?

Commissioners can remove match-ups for a week so that it's a "bye week" of sorts for the entire league. No fantasy games happen in your league that week, so no owners can be affected negatively. Here are the steps to take (best followed on a desktop computer):

How do I delete teams and decrease the size of the league?

Go to League » Settings » Delete Team and choose which team(s) you want to delete. (Any players currently rostered on those teams will be cut and sent back to the player pool.) After the teams have been deleted, you can go to League » Settings » Edit League Size to make adjustments to the league size.

How do I add teams and increase the size of the league?

First, go to League » Settings » Edit League Size to increase the league size. This will add additional teams to the league that can be claimed. If you need to adjust the league draft order before the teams are filled, you will need to apply a temporary name to each team first using League » Settings » Create a New Team; the new owner will be able to change the team name when they join the league.

Can I combine weeks (like a short week and a long week)?

Not directly, but there is a workaround.

Does a team with less bye weeks have an advantage over teams with more bye weeks?

Fleaflicker ranks the teams using the winning percentage so that teams with more byes aren't at a disadvantage. The winning percentage, also called the win-loss percentage, is equivalent to (Wins + Ties/2)/Total Games.

I don't want to be commissioner anymore. Can I step down?

Go to League » Settings » Step Down As Commish and choose another owner to pass the controls to. You can also have someone help you without resigning commissioner duties at League » Settings » Appoint Co-Commish. The co-commish has nearly all the same options as the commissioner (they cannot remove other owners, delete teams, or delete the league).

What is the point of a co-commish?

The co-commish can help manage the league when the commish is unable to. Fleaflicker allows multiple co-commissioners per league as well.

Can I clear the message board?

At the moment there is no way to clear message boards from previous years. You can, however, delete individual messages in private leagues.

What happens if I delete my league?

If you delete your league, you can't undo the action. All teams, messages and other league records will be permanently deleted.

Can I make all players subject to waivers until the season starts?

Yes. Waivers will run on the league's configured waiver processing days.

Can I have free agency open after the draft until the season starts?

Yes. Go to League » Settings » Edit Transaction Rules Select Unlocked for Free Agents During Preseason (After Draft).

How can I open the player pool before the draft?

Most leagues don't open free agency before the draft to prevent owners from selecting players outside of the draft, however, we do offer this capability. To do this, go to League » Settings » Open Free Agency and choose either "Open free agency & draft later" or "Open free agency & no draft". You will still have access to the draft board and the current season's picks when you turn this feature on.

Can I create teams before inviting other owners?

Yes. Go to League » Settings » Create a New Team and enter the team's name. (The new owner will be able to change the name of the team when they join.) You can now invite that team to directly take over through the Standings page by clicking on the green invite button.

Can the commissioner edit another team's name?

The commissioner cannot edit team names at this time. Team owners can edit their team names at any time from Team » Settings.

Does my league have to be full? Can I have an odd number teams?

You can play as long as you have at least 4 teams (the maximum is 24). As soon as any league has 4 teams in it, it can conduct a live draft, email draft, or the commissioner can import rosters.

What's the easiest way to edit the league size and division size?

You can do both at League » Settings » Edit League Size

Can I change division names?

Yes, go to League » Settings » Edit League Name/Logo

If I remove an owner, will their team disappear?

No, these two settings are separate. You can remove an owner while retaining the team and roster. Go to League » Settings » Remove/Replace Owner. Select the owner you want to remove and provide a reason. You can then return to the league standings and select Invite new owner.

How do I delete an entire team?

You can do this via League » Settings » Delete Team. It will also clear your league's head-to-head schedule (if one has already been generated). The schedule will be re-generated after your league fills up or drafts (whichever comes first).

Can I use decimals in my scoring? I want .25 points per 10 yards passing, how can I set this up?

Yes, you can enable decimal scoring in your league. For example, to award .25 points for every 10 yards, set your scoring rule with 1 point for every 40 yards. This is the whole-number equivalent of the decimal rule: 1/40=.25/10.

Can I have different scoring rules for sacks and half sacks?

The NFL doesn't track half sacks separately from full sacks. So all scoring rules must be applied to total sacks. For example, if your league awards 2 points for every sack, a player that is credited with 2.5 sacks will be awarded 2.5 * 2 = 5 points.

How do NFL scoring rules "stack"?

Our scoring rules come directly from the official NFL stats. Here's how they're scored:

Can I set up scoring tiers for decimal categories like yards-per-attempt and completion percentage?

No. It's not possible to configure a contiguous set of rules that cover all possible values. For example, the following rules won't cover any value in between the defined endpoints:

Can I copy the scoring rules from another league?

Yes, go to League » Settings » Edit Scoring Rules and select a league. It will replicate that league's scoring rules into yours.

How can I test my scoring rules to make I configured them correctly?

Go to the Players section from the top navbar and click on a player. You will then see your league's scoring rules applied to their stats from previous seasons. Click on the points for a detailed explanation of how your league's scoring rules were applied.

If I change scoring rules in the middle of the season, will that change past results?

No, only non-finalized matchups will have their scores changed. Any matchups that have already been finalized will not change. If you change your rules any time in the middle of a week, that week will change per your new rules.

Can I edit final scores?

Yes. Commissioners may select Edit Past Box Score from the league settings page and choose any matchup that has been finalized (i.e., is reflected in the league standings page) in Head-to-Head leagues. The rest of the league will be notified of the change on the league activity page. We don't offer this option in Roto or Total Points leagues at this time.

Is it possible to distinguish between special teams fumbles and offensive fumbles?

Not at the moment, but we hope to support this in the future. For now fumbles on punt returns or any other special teams play are scored just like fumbles on passing and rushing plays.

How can I avoid the defense getting penalized for a play that happens when they aren't on the field like QB's pick six?

The commish should replace "Points Allowed" scoring rules (which includes all defensive and offensive points) with "Offensive + Special Teams Points Allowed" rules instead in the Defense category in order to avoid this issue. This adjustment can be made by going to League » Settings » Edit Scoring Rules » Custom.

Can I give the Defense/Special Teams points for a fake field goal TD or a fake punt TD while the unit is technically on offense?

No, since the team is still considered on offense on a (e.g., fake punt on a fourth down), it is not considered points for a DS/T position.

What are flex positions?

Flex positions can be made up of any combination of added positions, like RB/WR/TE. To add one, go to League » Settings » Edit Roster Requirements » Custom and select the "New Flex" option.

How can I add a flex position to my roster requirements?

Go to League » Settings » Edit Roster Requirements » Custom » New Flex

How many flex positions can I add?

You can use the "New Flex" feature add up to five flex positions per league.

How do I allow a DH to start at my IF/OF/C flex position?

Here are the steps to add a DH to your flex position:

Can I add or remove players from another owner's roster?

Yes, go to League » Settings » Edit Rosters.

Can I edit another owner's starting lineup?

Yes. The commish can edit a starting lineup any time before the end of the week. Go to League » Settings » Set Starting Lineups (in the Commish Powers section).

How do I change the draft order?

To randomly generate a new draft order, go to League » Settings » Edit Draft Order and select the Randomly generate a new draft order option.

Can I edit the draft order for next year's draft?

No, you can only customize the draft order for the current season. But teams may trade draft picks for up to three seasons in the future.

My league requires owners to forfeit a draft pick for each keeper. How can I set this up?

To change the draft order, go to League » Settings » Edit Draft Order » Manually round-by-round and then select the round to be edited. Draft picks for the round can then be edited. Don't forget to click Save after every round.

Can I pause the live draft? Can I undo a draft pick made by accident?

Yes, you can pause the live draft, undo picks, and also make selections on behalf of other owners by selecting the Commish Draft button. You can also move this along by selecting the forward icon that will auto-draft the next best user in the draft window for the team.

How do I enter my league's offline draft results?

If all teams have signed up for an account, go to League » Settings » Import Rosters.

Can I draft in the middle of a fantasy week and have the scores reflect games that were already played?

If you import rosters or hold an email draft or a live draft after the player's game has played, you may not see the player on the roster for the current week. However, they will show on the next week's roster in weekly leagues and the next day's roster in daily leagues. If you need to credit the team with points, you can do so after the week ends by finding out their total points by searching for the player and adding up the player's points and then going to League » Settings » Edit Past Box Score.

Can I specify a keeper deadline?

Not formally but we suggest you post a message to the league message board (using the Email entire league option) or use the commish sticky note. On the day of the deadline, you can then release all non-keepers from League » Settings » Clear Non-Keepers.

Can I set the keepers for other owners?

Commissioners have two options for setting keepers in their leagues.

Can I draft after the first week of games or after the regular season starts?

Yes, but the players will not count or be put in your lineup if their game has finished already. If you're in a head-to-head league, you can add up their points from the player profile page and manually edit score at League » Settings » Edit Past Box Score.

What is the Commissioner's Note and how does it work?

The Commissioner's Note is a special messaging area that the commish or co-commish can use to post a message on the Standings page. A message could be a draft reminder, league rule change, congratulatory post, etc. Only league members will see this section. Commissioners will find the "Add Commissioner's Note" button on the main league home page above the Standings table. Select the button to open up a text edit field to add text, links and/or images to share with the league. The note can be set to expire on a certain date (at which time it will just disappear), or you can keep the default of no expiration date to keep it up until you remove or change it.

How do I edit the Commissioner's Note?

Select the "Edit Commissioner's Note" button located underneath the Commissioner's Note section. Update as needed and then select the Save button.

How do I add a link to the Commissioner's Note?

You can just type in the full URL (including http://) where you are pointing to and it will become clickable when you save your update. If you want to make specific text clickable, highlight the text and then select the Link button from the top and add the URL for your destination.

How do I add an image to the Commissioner's Note?

To add an existing image that exists on the web, you just need to get the image address and then copy that in to the field. The image URL should have an image file ending, such as "football.jpg" or "football.gif" at the end of the URL.

Can I be the commissioner without owning a team in the league?

Yes, go to League » Settings Remove Team & Stay Commish. You'll retain full commissioner control without managing a team ("ghost commish"). Your team will become eligible to be taken over by a new owner, or you can delete it.

How do I create defensive scoring tiers?

Fleaflicker's scoring system is very flexible and can easily accommodate any custom scoring tiers.

Why does my league not have a schedule?

There are two reasons you may not see a schedule yet:

Can I have an odd-number of teams without any bye weeks?

You can set up an ownerless "ghost" or "dummy" as then edit its boxscore after each week to assign it any score you want. Some leagues assign the dummy team the league average score.

What does the "Enforce Roster Minimums" setting do?

The "Enforce Roster Minimums" setting stipulates that teams are not allowed to go below minimum roster requirements. If this setting is enabled, it will prevent owners from adding players at other positions until all minimums are met. This setting is located via League » Settings » Edit Transaction Rules.

Can bench players be cut after their game?

By default no. But if you would like non-starters to be unlocked, go to League » Settings » Edit Transaction Rules and distable Prevent Cuts After Game Start. Starters will be eligible to be cut the morning after their game and bench players can be cut any time.

Can I restrict my baseball league to NL or AL only?

Baseball league commissioners can restrict the player pool to just AL-only (American League) or NL-only (National League) if the league has a preference. This setting can be found via League » Settings » Edit League Type » Player Pool. The default option will be set to Everyone.