Hey guys I have been a commissioner in a 1 year yahoo league now for 5 years and last year ran into a problem that never occured before so I am reaching out for advice here.
Each roster has 2 centers, 4 wings, 3 defensemen and 2 goalies with 3 bench players.
Toward the end of last season 2 teams (who know each other) started leaving their defensemen postions empty at the end of the week,while dropping dmen in order to pick up forwards that would give them an edge in categories they were trailing in. Obviously forwards get more points than dmen, so they did very well when they started doing this. (one of the teams won the league and one came from last and made the playoffs).
Since the start of this season happened so fast I rushed into getting the league set up and wrote on the message board 3 days before the draft that each team must keep 3 dmen on their rosters at all times.
Now, you can imagine the flack I got from the 2 owners. They say they would have drafted a lot different if they knew this rule change sooner. And this rule change restricts them from making the moves they want to make as an active owner. And there isnt anyway that I know of that I can penalizethem for doing this.
I just am looking for any feedback or if anyone else ever ran into this problem. It really annoys me because these two owners are good friends of mine. Thanks in advance.