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How fantasy football impacts workplace productivity

The NFL season opener is just days away and you know what that means – millions of
 
Colts Manning Football.JPGAmerican workers will spend company time managing their fantasy football teams.

An estimated 21.3 million workers are hooked on fantasy sports and they spend up to nine hours a week managing their make-believe teams, according to the outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., which spends a lot of time studying these kind of issues.

It’s about time somebody took a hard look at this time waster. All that lost work time is bad for the economy. Or is it?

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