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FOXBOROUGH, MA - DECEMBER 8: Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman (#11) and Danny Amendola (#80), who each caught a late touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to give New England their miracle comeback victory, are all smiles as they leave the field following the game. The New England Patriots hosted the Cleveland Browns in an NFL regular season game at Gillette Stadium. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) | Boston Globe via Getty Images

It's that time of year again that has every major-league baseball player and executive salivating.

Nah, we're not talking about pennant races.

We're talking about fantasy football.

The fantasy football craze has reached such an extreme that managers actually impose rules that players are not permitted to run into their clubhouses on Sunday during their games to sneak peeks of their fantasy football scores.

Yet, while the fantasy football leagues are mostly all about bragging rights, there is money involved, and Texas Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine and his college buddy, John Ellis, came up with a brilliant brainstorm.

Read the whole story at USA Today