FFWC High-Stakes Recap: Week 17

Commish Roy looks back at Week 17 and breaks down which teams are leading the Fantasy Football World Championships!


Happy New Year Everyone! Flying by like a Bullet Train, the 2023 FullTime Fantasy Football regular season, and playoffs, are now complete. Congratulations to all of our League Champions and the overall prize winners. Here is a look at the final playoff Leaderboards from our four Major FFWC XI Tournaments.

Don’t forget, that our three NFL Playoff contests are now listed in the FTF Draft Lobby. LIVE World Championship Playoff Drafts, with a $20,000 top prize, begin at 9:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 7, 2023, at 9:00 PM ET.

Fantasy Football World Championship

Congratulations to long-time FullTime Fantasy player Patrick Sorge who is our FFWC XI overall Champion. After beginning the playoffs in 122nd overall, Patrick guided his Eagle Rare squad to 39th, and then 12th, before landing in the top spot. It was an impressive run, as Patrick averaged 189.53 points during the three playoff weeks. That includes 207.1 points during Week 17, to secure his first-ever FFWC title.

Here are the top five overall 2023 FFWC XI prize winners:

Overall FFWC XI Champion: Patrick Sorge / Eagle Rare – $150,000

2nd Place: Evangelos Lilas / Ruthless m5 – $20,000

3rd Place: Mike & Ralph Schlissberg / Mr Yellow Stickers – $10,000

4th Place: Doug Haney / Cee Deez Tdz – $5,000

5th Place: Ryan Strickler / Icemen 1 – $3,500

Click the CHAMPS PLAYOFFS button on the FFWC Online 8/27 5 PM ET league page, which is home to our 2023 FFWC XI Champ, to view the full Championship Round standings.

Circa Las Vegas Fantasy Championship

Charlie Taylor is our inaugural Circa Las Vegas Fantasy Championship winner. Team Taylor was also very impressive during the playoffs. After entering the postseason sitting in 181st place overall, Charlie moved to 36th in Week 15, then into first place overall thanks to posting 230.85 points during Week 16 action. Team Taylor averaged 191.02 points during the three playoff rounds. That includes the 180.2 points he scored during Week 17 to secure his LVFC overall victory.

Here are the top five overall 2023 LVFC prize winners:

Overall Circa LFVC Champion: Charlie Taylor/Team Taylor – $50,000

2nd Place: Todd Zeo / Mad Dads of Girls Gone Wild – $5,000

3rd Place: Gary Allen / Grape Apes – $3,000

4th Place: Brad Sutherlin / Margin Call – $2,000

5th Place: Matt Groth / FF Oracle – $1,500

Click the CHAMPS PLAYOFFS button on the Circa LVFC 8/5 11:45 PM ET league page, which is home to our 2023 LVFC Champ, to view the full Championship Round standings.

Dynasty Fantasy World Championship Tournament

Another first-time champ, congratulations to Blake Bernstein and James Barber on their 2023 DFWC title. Blake and James guided their Turbo Turtles squad from 78th to eighth, and then first overall during the first two weeks of the playoffs. Turbo Turtles posted 197.50 points during Week 15, plus a massive 236.6 total points during Week 16. Those big numbers were needed, as they scored just 128.15 points during Week 17 action and won the championship by just 1.97 points. 

Here are the top five overall 2023 DFWC prize winners:

Overall DFWC Champion: Blake Bernstein & James Barber / Turbo Turtles – $10,000

2nd Place: Bruce Lamb & Chris Snowberger / Los Bromigos – $2,500

3rd Place: Christopher Hart & Toby Biolchini / Commando Fro – $1,500

4th Place: Josh Filipek / Filly Cheese III – $1,250

5th Place: John Ross / Sur n Turf 2 – $1,000

Click the CHAMPS PLAYOFFS button on the DFWC 13 league page, which is home to our 2023 DFWC Champs, to view the positioning of the 310 DFWC playoff-qualifying teams.

FullTime Fantasy SuperFlex Bowl Tournament

One of the top players, throughout the entire season, Terry Reams is our second annual SFB champ. From the SFB 38 league, ArchEnemy entered the playoffs in tenth place overall. Terry moved into first, with 213.80 during Week 15, before sliding back to eighth after scoring 155.35 points in Week 16. Saving his best effort for when it mattered most ArchEnemy piled up 230.95 points during Week 17 and won the SFB title by 25.24 points.

Here are the top five overall 2023 SFB prize winners:

Overall SFB Champion: Terry Reams / ArchEnemy- $5,000

2nd Place: Brent Hoppe / Steel City 2- $3,000

3rd Place: Matthew Lecomte / Spirulina – $1,500

4th Place: Jody Smith / HUNTER RENFROW’S LAPTOP – $1,250

5th Place: Mike Schlissberg / Mr Yellow Stickers – $1,000

Click on the PLAYOFF button on the SFB 38 league page, which is home to our current SFB overall leader, to view the positioning of all 92 SFB playoff-qualifying teams.

On behalf of everyone here at FullTime Fantasy – thank you for playing during the FFWC XI season. Your participation means the world to us and we appreciate your tremendous support!

Happy New Year Everyone and we hope to see you in our 2024 NFL Playoff Drafts.

Commish Roy

Check out the FFWC XI week-by-week Top 20 progress at these links:

FFWC Recap: Week 1, FFWC Recap: Week 2, FFWC Recap: Week 3, FFWC Recap: Week 4, FFWC Recap: Week 5, FFWC Recap: Week 6, FFWC Recap: Week 7, FFWC Recap: Week 8, FFWC Recap: Week 9, FFWC Recap: Week 10, FFWC Recap: Week 11, FFWC Recap: Week 12, FFWC Recap: Week 13, FFWC Recap: Week 14, FFWC Recap: Week 15, FFWC Recap: Week 16


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With over a decade of winning experience, Jody is a well-known fixture in the fantasy football community. He was named Fantasy Pros’ **Most Accurate Ranker** previously and was the site’s Top NFL over/under totals picker with a record 65% accuracy in 2020, while also ranking 5th in the country with a 55% against-the-spread hit rate. Jody has written for many sites over the years including Pro Football Focus, FantasyPros, CBS Sportsline, FantasyData, and is a regular contributor to the Fantasy Index magazine expert’s poll, draft, and auction. Jody’s experience ranking and projecting player performance will help prepare the Fulltime Fam for their big draft days as well as answers they can trust on Sunday for those ever crucial Who Do I Start questions.