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Droid Life Annual 2013 NFL Eliminator is Now Open – Winner Takes Home a Phone of Choice

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In less than a week, the 2013 NFL season officially kicks off with a showdown between the Broncos and Ravens. If you have been a part of the Droid Life community over the last couple of years, you also know that the start of the season means that our annual eliminator challenge is in store. And like in years past, we’re rewarding the end-of-year winner with a phone of choice, valued at up to $650. Since many of us lost out early last year with a week 2 upset, I think I can speak for the crowd when I say that I can’t wait for this year’s challenge to start.

If you aren’t familiar with NFL eliminators, we have some basic rules for you below, along with a link to more in-depth instructions. The basics are:  join for free, pick a winner each week, go the entire season without getting a pick wrong, and you win. It sounds simple, but boy is it tough, especially since you can only use each team once.

Ready? 

Join the group:  Droid Life Eliminator
Password:  droidlife

Simple rules for those new to eliminator chalenges:

1.  Join the league up above.  Create an entry for yourself.  Get ready to pick winners.
2.  Since this is an eliminator challenge, you only have to pick 1 winner each week.
3.  Remember though, that you only get to use a team one time and cannot pick them to win again.
4.  If you choose correctly each week, you continue to advance.
5.  If you choose incorrectly, you are out.  There are no mulligans in football or this league.
6.  If that didn’t make sense, check out the full “How to Play” rules here.
7.  If we run into a tiebreaker, we will decide a winner based on these rules.

Prize:

Once again, we are giving away a phone valued at up to $650 to the winner. Once week 17 wraps and the winner is picked, we’ll contact them through their ESPN account to verify everything. Then, it’s up to them to choose a phone.

Reminders:

We’ll try to remind folks to make their picks each week, but cannot guarantee that we’ll remember.  If we do though, it will be on Twitter, so be sure to follow us there. Week 1 starts next Thursday, with the first game between the Ravens and Broncos on September 5.

Good luck!

  • Humberto Hernandez

    Did ANYONE win this?

  • http://infotainmentempire.blogspot.com Rob

    So you only need to pick the outcome of one game a week and can’t pick the same team after you have selected them to win a game already? Do you get more points for picking more games? I mean theoretically there are what, 32 teams and 17 weeks, so that’s nearly 2 picks a week. Probably gets easier to become eliminated later though.

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  • Nick Waycaster

    I won this last year and I’m ready to take it again! Good luck everybody!

  • Mark Schleupner

    I will try to win an iPhone 5s for my son.

  • gr227

    Too lazy to bother signing up for ESPN.

  • MShelbz

    My strategy this season, pick the strongest of whomever is playing the Jags, Jets, or Raiders.

    • http://people.ign.com/mrfrodo24 Mr Frodo24

      Don’t forget Chiefs, as long as the other team isn’t one of the aforementioned teams above :P

      • Tyler James Edward Hills

        How’s that strategy working out to far? ;)

  • Rocco80

    Been waiting for this.. Made it half way until the chargers lost to the Browns last year … GOOO NINERS!!

  • NexusPhan69

    Go get eliminated!

  • Shane McKeever

    Take Note, the G2 may be the One

  • Alex

    Do we only pick a winner for one game each week, or do we pick a winner of every game each week?

  • TheRobotCow

    I’d make you guys buy me an iPhone lmao

  • radiohead14

    joined! Moto Nexus please!

  • jh123416

    FINALLY ITS BACK! GO BENGALS!

  • ReturnOfTheMack

    Hell yes, look forward to this every year. Haha maybe this time I’ll manage to make it past week 11. HTTR

  • Green

    I love these! Hopefully, I’ll last past the first week. :)
    Go Broncos!!

  • onDroid

    I also set up a fantasy football league for DL fans if anyone would like to join. Draft is tonight at 7.

    http://games.espn.go.com/ffl/leagueoffice?leagueId=1285484&seasonId=2013

    • Brian

      full :(

  • Tid Bit

    Sweet!! Motorola Dynatac 8000!!!!! LOL

  • Tyler James Edward Hills

    Pats screwed me early last year. Didnt pick them till Week 14 this season lol. GO RAMS

    • HarleyGuy72

      Good luck w/that!!! GO SEAHAWKS!!!!!

    • Aaron Clow

      Always up in the air for the Pats until after Thanksgiving. Happened to me too.

  • Rocketjrb

    Watch out for team McCluster F*ck !!!

  • Ryan Ropero

    I really wish I liked sports.

    • dannyWHITE

      How do you not!?

      • Ryan Ropero

        Maybe I was too general. I do enjoy the xgames.

    • tuname1t

      The beauty of this type of challenge is that with a little statistical research you can usually get pretty far. Oh and btw… GO CHARGERS!! Even if it is a rebuilding year.

      • michael arazan

        Don’t forget to read the injury reports every monday as well

    • Ian

      We wish you did too.

  • Geo

    yisss

  • Jose Calderon

    Done.

  • Ben Johnson

    How does 1 team win the whole week? Or do you just choose the game of your choice and then pick the winner there?

    • Tyler Durden

      correct

  • MichaelFranz

    Got my first 3 weeks locked!!!

  • Kukreja

    I’m in. Let’s do this!

  • Tyler Durden

    Thank god I’m good with statistics.

  • Jordan

    Nexus 5! Now give it to me :)

    • MichaelFranz

      Hey Kellex how about 2 nexus 5s at $299 and $349 :)

      • Tyler Durden

        Then hopefully it’s 32gb and 64gb ;)

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      • Jroc869, Nexus-Life

        His and her Nexus devices or I wont ever hear the end of it lol

    • Adam Truelove

      On Verizon. Make it happen!!!!

    • TheWenger

      My thoughts exactly.

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  • Shane Redman

    What if a team goes winless?

    • MichaelFranz

      you dont want to pick them then :)

    • sc0rch3d

      pick every team that plays against that team. you don’t have to use them all. 17 weeks, more teams than 17 :P

      • anezarati

        except that they would have to play 3 other teams twice each.

        • Philip A. Kaiser

          Which is why a majority of picks are simply the teams playing against the Raiders, Browns, and Jaguars. lol

          • Tyler Durden

            and the jets, but those people don’t know anything about football when they do that.

        • MShelbz

          Hell I forgot about the Browns…But no betting against the Jets this season seems pretty easy, they are at best a 6-12 team and Rex will be shown the door like he should have last season.

  • Nex

    PHONE OF CHOICE! enough said!