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ESPN's fantasy football experiences outage during Week 1

Posted: 12:12 PM, Sep 11, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-12 11:08:39Z

Many football fans were annoyed Sunday afternoon as ESPN's fantasy football site experienced an outage as games got underway during Week 1 of the NFL regular season. 

Fantasy football users experienced an error when trying to access the webpage. 

"We are aware of the current technical difficulties. We apologize for the inconvenience & are working to resolve the issue ASAP," ESPN said in a statement. 

According to various outlets, nearly 75 million people play fantasy football annually. ESPN runs one of the most prominent fantasy football leagues in the United States. 

Using stats from real players, fantasy football is a game where managers select real NFL players to be on their teams.