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Payroll Company Creates Fantasy Football Index Infographic

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Payroll Company Creates Fantasy Football Index Infographic05:11 EDT Thursday, August 16, 2012GLENVIEW, Ill., Aug. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SurePayroll Inc., a leader in providing online payroll to small businesses nationwide, today released an infographic of its SurePayroll Fantasy Football Payroll Index. The index uses a statistical analysis that compares 2012 average values for fantasy football quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers to the players' 2011 performance. The SurePayroll infographic comes to a bold conclusion: The New York Jets' much-maligned QB Mark Sanchez may be a better value than stars such as Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning, Tom Brady and Drew Brees. "We created a cost index and a performance index," said SurePayroll Vice President of Marketing Scott Brandt. "If a player's cost index too greatly exceeds his performance index, you're paying a premium and putting a drain on your fantasy payroll. We think there are better values beyond some of the biggest names that will allow you to build a better overall team." SurePayroll's infographic recommends Sanchez and Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers if you want deep value at quarterback, while you'll have to pay a 50% premium for the likes of Rodgers, Brady and Brees. Among running backs in the undervalued category is Beanie Wells of the Arizona Cardinals (at an average auction value of only $10 compared to $45 for top-rated backs Arian Foster and LeSean McCoy). DeAngelo Williams of the Carolina Panthers has a performance index 4x higher than his cost index, suggesting a potential steal. "We work on behalf of small business owners every day and we know they hate to overspend," Brandt said. "We thought fantasy football owners would have the same mentality. When you take a look at a running back like Fred Jackson, his performance was almost the same as Foster, McCoy and Ray Rice. But he's only one third of the cost. Fantasy owners should take advantage. That's a sale!" At the difficult to evaluate position of wide receiver, Andre Johnson of the Houston Texans is going at a 15% premium and wide receivers are plentiful. Young wideout Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, now working with quarterback Peyton Manning, looks to be 15% undervalued. Jordy Nelson, who had a breakout year in 2011 for the Green Bay Packers, is still half the cost of the most expensive receiver, the Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson. See the infographic of the SurePayroll Fantasy Football Index on the company's blog.About SurePayroll SurePayroll is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paychex, providing an easy, online, convenient payroll service that keeps our more than 35,000 small business customers in control. SurePayroll also offers efficient online solutions for managing 401(k) plans, health insurance, workers' compensation, employee screening and more. For accountants and banking partners, SurePayroll provides private-label and co-branded services that enable them to offer online payroll processing to their small business clients. The company has received numerous prestigious awards for its innovative technology, and outstanding customer service and sales teams, including recognition from PC Magazine, Accounting Today, the American Business Awards and many others. For more information, please visit www.SurePayroll.com.About Paychex Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex®. Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. A variety of business insurance products, including group health and workers' compensation, are made available through Paychex Insurance Agency, Inc. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 567,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2012. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit www.paychex.com.###Contact:  Stefan Schumacher SurePayroll, Inc. 847-676-8420 x7173 Stefan.Schumacher@surepayroll.com This information was brought to you by Cision http://www.cisionwire.com http://www.cisionwire.com/surepayroll/r/payroll-company-creates-fantasy-football-index-infographic,c9292662