We've reached the end of the line for fantasy football—for real this time.
Most fantasy football leagues ended in Week 16. But some hearty fantasy managers stretch things out one more week, holding their championship game in Week 17.
The upside to doing that is an extra week of fantasy football fun. The downside is that teams who have secured playoff seeding often rest players in the final week of the regular season. That can leave fantasy managers scrambling to find a replacement for a star player at the worst possible time.
Cue Lamar Jackson owners nodding slowly and sobbing.