Sometimes you have to confront the reality that, despite your best efforts, your fantasy football season is already in jeopardy just halfway into the season. And that’s too bad, especially because most of us have invested a lot of time and money into our teams, hoping to earn both bragging rights and a nice little payout. While it’s easy to sit around and mope, it’s also important for you to remember the big picture.
Remember what Aaron Rodgers said when he was asked about the 1-2 Packers’ struggles over their first three games? That quote that has become an Internet sensation and a mantra for Green Bay’s entire season? Here’s a quick recap: “Five letters here just for everybody out there in Packer-land: R-E-L-A-X. Relax. We’re going to be OK.”
In the five games since the quarterback made his comments, the Packers are 4-1 and Rodgers has thrown for 1,395 yards and 14 TDs. Seems like he was right, making the important point that doing poorly at this early stage of the season is really not a huge deal. You’ll feel a lot better if you just take a deep breath, #DoubleCheck your stress, and reflect on these 10 Reasons Why You Should R-E-L-A-X About Your Fantasy Football Woes.