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What's a Widget?

Btb Announces the NFL Predictions Widget
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 4th, 2007

WhatIfSports.com is pleased to present its first widget, a tool that can be placed on blogs, MySpace pages, Facebook applications, personal homepages or downloaded to a desktop. This particular widget will be updated weekly to provide our NFL projections for the week including game matchups and fantasy standouts. You can see the widget below. We are already in the development of future widgets for more content such as our weekly college football predictions as well as more interactive features like SimMatchup and access to "My Teams." Information on how to download or add this or any future widget is below.

Every week, based on previous performance and injury updates, we refresh our fantasy football predictions for the next week. This thorough analysis and statistical evaluation of every player and team in the NFL is part of a broader endeavor with FOXSports.com's Fantasy Football. Each regular season game is simulated 61 times, with the sum of the averages of those games being our final predicted outcome. This allows us to account for ever player and stat. The widget will always automatically update with the new projections whenever we refresh our data. This is generally done every Tuesday morning, with individual games being replayed as late as Friday afternoon as new injury information is learned about players. Fantasy points in the widget are based on the FOXSports.com default scoring. For a detailed list of our projections for every individual fantasy player each week, please look for the latest Beyond the Boxscore article (also updated each Tuesday).

How to use this widget:

  • To add a widget to your desktop - Click on the Get button in the top, right corner of the widget and then on the Yahoo Widgets icon. You must have the Yahoo Widgets platform to do this. If you have Vista, you can clik on the Vista icon to download the widget to the Vista Widgets Sidebar. These widgets will update automatically every time we update them.
  • To add a widget to your MySpace Page - Click on the Get button in the top, right corner of the widget and then on the MySpace icon. This will prompt you to Copy Code and then take you directly to your profile by clicking Edit Profile. After adding the code to your site, the widget will appear on your page and update automatically every time we update them.
  • To add a widget to any other page - Click on the Get button in the top, right corner of the widget. Select the applicable page. The Embed icon should support just about any page that does not explicitly appear on the menu. You will then be prompted to Copy Code. You may paste this code wherever necessary on the applicable page, if it is not automatically put on the site by the widget. After adding the code to your site, the widget will appear on your page and update automatically every time we update them.

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