Scoring

Fantasy on NFL.com features head-to-head scoring, where each team is matched up against another team within a league each week.

Scoring Corrections

Occasionally, the official statistics from a given game are reviewed by the NFL and changed to more accurately reflect what happened on the field of play. Under these circumstances, the scoring changes to those plays affects the point totals of fantasy players involved. For example, if your team Defense is initially listed as having recorded a sack in a game, but, after further review, it is determined that the play was actually just a tackle behind the line of scrimmage, then your team would no longer get the fantasy points initially awarded for that sack. Those points would be removed from your point total for the week when the scoring correction is processed. You can see the latest scoring corrections by clicking on the Players tab at the top of the page and clicking "Stat Corrections."

In the event of a scoring change, the results of a fantasy matchup, and, thus, standings and seeding, may change. We will not then change the outcome manually to reflect a previous, inaccurate result.

Default Scoring Settings

Offense

  Default Setting
Passing 1 point per 25 yards
Passing Touchdowns 4 points
Interceptions Thrown -2 Points
Rushing 1 point per 10 yards
Rushing Touchdowns 6 points
Receptions 1 point
Receiving Yards 1 point per 10 yards
Receiving Touchdowns 6 points
Kickoff and Punt Return Touchdowns  6 points
Fumble Recovered for TD 6 points
2-Point Conversions 2 points
Fumbles Lost -2 points

Kicking

  Default
PAT Made 1 point
FG Made (0-49) 3 points
FG Made (50+) 5 points

Team Defense and Special Teams

  Default
Sack 1 point
Interception 2 points
Fumble Recovered 2 points
Safety 2 points
Defensive Touchdowns 6 points
Kick and Punt Return Touchdowns 6 points
0 Points Allowed 10 points
1-6 Points Allowed 7 points
7-13 Points Allowed 4 points
14-20 Points Allowed 1 point
21-27 Points Allowed 0 points
28-34 Points Allowed -1 points
35+ Points Allowed -4 points

Scoring Options

  Default
Use Fractional Points Yes
Use Negative Points Yes

 

Additional Custom League Scoring Settings Options

Offense

  • Passing Attempts
  • Passing Completions
  • Incomplete Passes
  • Every Time Sacked
  • 300-399 Passing Yards Bonus
  • 400+ Passing Yards Bonus
  • 40+ Passing Yard TD Bonus
  • 50+ Passing Yards TD Bonus
  • Rushing Attempts
  • 40+ Rushing Yard TD Bonus
  • 50+ Rushing Yard TD Bonus
  • 100-199 Rushing Yards Bonus
  • 200+ Rushing Yards Bonus
  • Receptions
  • 40+ Receiving Yard TD Bonus
  • 50+ Receiving Yard TD Bonus
  • 100-199 Receiving Yards Bonus
  • 200+ Receiving Yards Bonus
  • Kickoff and Punt Return Yards
  • Fumble

Kicking

  • FG Missed 0-50+

Defense

  • Fumbles Forced
  • Blocked Kicks
  • Kickoff and Punt Return Yards
  • Less Than 100 Total Yards Allowed
  • 100-500+ Yards Allowed

Individual Defensive Player

  • Tackle
  • Assisted Tackle
  • Sack
  • Tackles for Loss Bonus
  • Sack Yards
  • Defense Interception
  • Forced Fumble
  • Fumbles Recovery
  • Touchdown (Interception Return)
  • Touchdown (Fumble Return)
  • Touchdown (Blocked Kick)
  • Safety
  • Blocked Kick (Punt, FG, PAT)
  • Pass Defended
  • QB Hit
  • Interception Return Yards
  • Fumble Return Yards

How Bonuses Work

For bonuses involving TD yardage, points are cumulative. For example, if bonuses for a 40+ yard touchdown and a 50+ yard touchdown are both turned on and a player scores a 55+ yard touchdown, the player will receive both bonuses. Please edit your settings accordingly.

In contrast, bonuses for total yardage are not cumulative. For example, if your league has a bonus for 100-199 yards receiving and a bonus for 200+ yards receiving and a player finishes a game with 250 yards receiving, they will only receive the bonus for 200+ yards as their total does not fall between 100-199.

Ties

NFL-Managed leagues and leagues with default settings allow ties to be counted in team records should two opponents end a matchup with the same score.

If you would do not want matchup ties to be possible, go to "Edit League Settings" in the MANAGE tab and select "No." You can then select one of the one following single game tie-breaker options:

  • Bench Points
  • QB Points
  • RB Points
  • WR Points
  • TE Points
  • Defense Points
  • K Points

Note: You may also select one of these options and use the "Edit Team Week Points" feature in the game to customize further. 

 

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