In many parts of the country, fantasy football is a major part of the fall. There are many different ways to become involved if you think that you would like to join a league.
The first place to look for a league is your workplace. There are often groups of people that want to form teams to compete against each other. If you do join a workplace league, then you will be able to discuss what all is happening with those around you at work.
If your work does not have enough interest, or you do not want to mix work with free time, then you can join a league from somewhere off the internet. These teams may be formed from anywhere in the world, so it may not be possible to communicate with them in real time.
Another possibility is joining a league at work, and joining one or more from the internet. This would be great if you are really into the fantasy football games. One downfall would be that you have multiple teams that you have to keep up with and make changes to. Multiple teams can become quite time consuming.
As you can see, there are a few different ways that you can take part in fantasy football. Which one works best for you will be an individual decision. If you do decide to participate, then you should try to prepare before the draft so that you have some idea of which players you would like to have on your team.
It is important to realize that this is a game and should be played with mutual respect for all the other players. The purpose of fantasy football is to have fun and give you a chance to pretend like you are a coach.