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  1. Expand amount of teams in the playoffs

    Expand total amount of teams that can make the playoffs.
    Example: 12 or 16 teams over four weeks (weeks 13-16).

    Nice option for big leagues.

    ESPN already does this.

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  2. Let us disable the consolation bracket in fantasy playoffs

    I know many people enjoy the consolation bracket in the playoffs, but no one in my league pays attention to these games or cares about them. All they do is mess things up. Please give us the option to turn the consolation bracket off!

    There are two main benefits:


    1. This will make the "lock eliminated teams" feature more effective (right now it's basically useless because it lets managers in the consolation playoffs continue to make waiver moves, which is not what most commissioners intend when they use this feature)


    2. It will prevent meaningless consolation games from determining the final standings…

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  3. Two-week Championship

    Was looking for fantasy hockey engineering forum but alas.
    Can we please adjust our playoff settings to create a two-week championship round (combining weeks 23 and 24)?
    There is no option to do this despite popular support. Why?

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  4. 6 team playoff (includes a consolation bracket)

    To be consistent with the default playoff scheme, which Baseball, Basketball, and Hockey uses, Football should use the following, instead of the 4 team playoff (includes a consolation bracket):

    The top 6 teams in the league standings after the last week of the Fantasy regular season qualify for a 3-week postseason tournament to determine a league champion.

    The next 6 teams in the standings qualify for a consolation bracket to determine 7th through 12th place. The season is over for everyone else.

    Teams - 6 championship, 6 consolation
    Playoff Weeks - 2 options:
    Weeks 14, 15, and 16
    Weeks 15,…

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  5. H2H Regular Season, Points playoffs

    H2H is way more fun for regular season, but I would like to make playoffs points-based. Instead of H2H matchups, the teams in the quarters and semis face everyone and the top scoring half of teams move on to the following round (4 move on from quarterfinals and 2 move on from semifinals). Simple feature to add, and it's more fair.

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  6. Cut the consolation bracket out of Pro Leagues. All teams that don't make the playoffs should be locked so they don't ruin the playoffs.

    Cut the consolation bracket out of Pro Leagues. All teams that don't make the playoffs should be locked so they don't ruin the playoffs. Every year the same thing happens. Some idiot that didn't make the playoffs decides to drop all the droppable players from his roster. Not playing on this site until that gets fixed.

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  7. Playoff Free for All

    We'd like to add a feature where leagues can elect that playoffs teams all go against each other and top top half of points scorers advance each week. So it would look like this in a 12 team format:

    Regular Season: head- to- head matchups: the 8 Best head to head records make the playoffs

    Week 14: top 4 Point scoring teams of the 8 playoffs teams that week advance to week 15
    Week 15: top 2 scoring teams advance to the championship
    Week 16: traditional head-to- head championship matchup

    There would be constant lead changes to advance and it…

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  8. Provide clinching scenarios for teams in the hunt for playoff spots

    I'm trying to rally for a playoff spot in my league, it would be awesome if yahoo did the math for me to see who has to win/lose and how that impacts others.

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  9. Customize consolation matchups...

    I want the ability to make the 11-12th place players play each other in a 3 week playoff

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  10. 8 Team Consolation

    I run a 14 team league, and I would love to have the option for a 6 team Playoff Bracket and an EIGHT team Consolation Bracket. Yahoo! currently only offers a 6 team Playoff Bracket and a 6 team Consolation Bracket.

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  11. Expand playoff participants

    In 14 team leagues, allow all teams not in the winners bracket to participate in the consolation bracket. 6 & 8 instead of 6, 6, and 2 automatically out

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  12. Playoff Week 14, 15, 16 (4 Teams)

    Week 15 and 16 would be a 2 week championship. 4 teams make it in a 10 team league. Need more flexibility scheduling the playoffs.

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  13. 2 week finals for week 16 and week 17

    Please allow leagues to have the option of having a 2 wk final (wk16 and wk17). Preferably a scenario in which it is a 12 team league with 6 playoff teams, top 2 get a bye and playoffs starting in wk 14. For our league, we would prefer a wk16 and wk17 finals because we believe it brings relevance to week 17. By forcing the championship general managers to scramble for players to fill their roster that have players resting on week 17 in preparation for real time playoffs, this may represent aspects of skilled general manager maneuverings in less…

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  14. Custom Playoffs

    If playing with divisions and bye weeks, should be able to have the first round split by division with the top division winners getting the bye. This way rounds 1 & 2 you are playing for your division Title and then you Play the Other Division for the Overall Championship.
    Don't just make the Division Winners Top seeded and then everyone else by record.

    This will make more like NFL.

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  15. 8 team Playoff with Consolation Bracket

    I run a 12 team league with an 8 team playoff however for the 4 unlucky members there season ends after week 12. I think it would be a good idea to have the option for a 4 team consolation bracket extending their seasons two more weeks so they are still engaged for the rest of the season.

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  16. Playoff time!

    When it comes time for playoffs, you should dress the site a lot more for the contenders. Give it an intense, more exicting look. Add some art, regular season h2h match up summaries, etc. to the Match Up page. More graphics or something on the League page as well.

    IT'S THE F'N PLAYOFFS!!

    I'd love to work for yahoo fantasy if you take this idea.

    Thanks.
    Sammy Lin

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  17. Adding the Option for 2 Wins Per Week

    Can you please add a Fantasy Football setting for leagues to allow multiple wins per week: 1 win for winning your head-to-head matchup and 1 win for finishing in the top half of the league in scoring.

    Therefore, each week, every manager can go 0-2, 1-1 or 2-0.

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  18. Can Playoffs become available from week 12?

    Our workplace breaks for the holidays after week 13 of the NFL season. Under current playoffs schedule, the winner is determined on Christmas Day (in Australia) and no one cares.

    I'd love to be able to start playoffs in week 12 and conclude them in week 13. ESPN allows this, but would prefer the yahoo platform for our work league

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  20. Playoff formats

    Please make playoff formats totally customizable.
    As it is now in our 12 team league we run a 2 tier top 8 & 4bottom playoff in weeks 14-15-16; but have to tell the yahoo website "no playoffs" to fool the system and reset the pairings & waivers each 3 weeks, and send out our own email grid of where we are to each owner. At least make the standings rewritable each week like the game pairings and waivers are now

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