PODCAST: The football may be fantasy, but the money is real

Fans of the Denver Broncos support their team against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.

More and more fans are opting to stay at home and engage with fantasy football, and that makes some team owners worry about their bottom lines.

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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