Fantasy football is popular in the United States, but people are bored hearing about other people’s fantasy teams. “No one wants to hear about your fantasy football team” is a common saying.
“Nobody wants to hear about your fantasy team” has been cited in print since at least 2009.
Wikipedia: Fantasy football (American)
Fantasy football is a game of skill in which the participants serve as the general managers of virtual professional gridiron football teams. The competitors choose their team rosters by participating in a draft in which all players of a real football league are available. Points are based on the actual performances of the players in real-world competition. The game typically involves the National Football League, Canadian Football League or college football.
MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2009
Nobody wants to hear about your fantasy team
Ok, I note that everybody and their second cousin is posting about their fantasy baseball teams.
As much as no one really wants to hear about your dream from last night, no one really wants to hear about your fantasy football team.
6:04 PM - 15 Oct 2009
The 1st rule of Internet Club is that no one wants to hear about your fantasy football team (no matter how badly you want to talk about it).
12:51 PM - 29 Jun 2010
JAN. 4 2011 6:49 PM
Before They Were Stars
In fantasy football, it takes losers to win.
By Josh Levin
This is why nobody wants to hear about your fantasy travails: Stand in line, because everyone’s roster sucks.
Bleacher Report—Philadelphia Eagles
Fantasy Football 2011: Our Ode to the Fantasy Football Commissioner
By Josh Zerkle , Chief Writer Aug 29, 2011
The cries of “Nobody wants to hear about your fantasy team” are dwindling with each passing year, in large part because we can’t pipe down about how Michael Vick might torch the Redskins again.
number 1 rule of fantasy football is no one wants to hear about your fantasy football lol
10:16 PM - 21 Dec 2013
“Pro tip: No one wants to hear about your fantasy football team”
“But I own the San Diego Chargers!”
“There you go again, man”
6:57 PM - 29 Aug 2016
Daily Norsemen (Minnesota Vikings blog)
Ask Roughing The Podcast!
Di and Ted are taking questions for tonight’s show
By Ted Glover @purplebuckeye Sep 6, 2016, 8:19a
But, as the old saying goes, no one wants to hear about your fantasy football team...no one...so we’ll skip all that and get straight to the point.