What Happens in Fantasy Football if a Game is Cancelled?

What Happens in Fantasy Football if a Game is Cancelled?

In fantasy football, if a game is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather, health concerns, or other factors, fantasy managers must adjust their lineups accordingly. Depending on the league's rules and settings, commissioners may implement contingency plans or designate specific procedures for handling cancelled games, such as allowing managers to substitute players or adjusting scoring rules to account for the missed game.

NFL Games Impacted by Severe Weather and Natural Disasters:

  • 1992:
    • New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins: Rescheduled due to Hurricane Andrew.
  • 2003:
    • San Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins: Relocated to Sun Devil Stadium due to the Cedar Fire.
  • 2004:
    • Tennessee Titans vs. Miami Dolphins: Moved up a day due to Hurricane Ivan.
    • Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins: Delayed by 7.5 hours due to Hurricane Jeanne.
  • 2005:
    • New Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants: Moved to Giants Stadium due to Hurricane Katrina.
    • Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins: Rescheduled due to Hurricane Wilma.
  • 2008:
    • Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens: Rescheduled twice due to Hurricane Ike.
    • Houston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Date changed due to rescheduled game.
  • 2010:
    • Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants: Relocated to Ford Field due to stadium roof collapse.
    • Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears: Moved to TCF Bank Stadium due to stadium issues.
  • 2017:
    • Dallas Cowboys vs. Houston Texans: Canceled due to Hurricane Harvey.
    • Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma.
  • 2021:
    • Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints: Canceled due to Hurricane Ida.
    • New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers: Moved to TIAA Bank Field due to Hurricane Ida.
  • 2022:
    • Cleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills: Moved to Ford Field due to severe snowstorm.




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