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FantasyPros provides hard-hitting fantasy football analysis while keeping you entertained. Get the tips needed to win your league from a trusted network of 100+ experts. Find out who to draft, pick up and start while receiving analysis of the latest news from around the league.

Episode Date
Week 1 Preseason Takeaways (Ep. 232)
58:34

Matthew Freedman from FantasyLabs joins us as we share our takeaways from the first week of preseason action. We start off by giving our analysis on the latest news, like the 49ers signing Alfred Morris (4:09) and Peyton Barber officially being named the Buccaneers starting RB (15:29). Once we move into the meat of the show, the gang covers interesting topics such as whether it's time to confidently invest in the Browns offense (26:42), our thoughts on the debut of John Gruden's Raiders offense (32:05), and if the Jake Kumerow hype is real (48:05).

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Aug 14, 2018
Derrius Guice Injury + 2QB Rankings and Strategy (Ep. 231)
55:33

Derrius Guice has a torn ACL (3:09), Marlon Mack and Deon Cane both suffered injuries for the Colts (8:12), George Kittle separated his shoulder (12:20), and the preseason injuries piled on after just the first week of games. We've got Greg Smith of TwoQBs joining us on the show to discuss all the fantasy implications of these injuries, what his big takeaways are so far from the games played (13:54), and which players he's higher and lower on at the quarterback position beginning with Andrew Luck (19:00). Being the two QB expert, he's giving his advice on draft strategy (33:49) before answering questions from our mailbag (38:53).

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Aug 11, 2018
Players to Avoid w/ Andy Holloway (Ep. 230)
59:50

Andy Holloway from the Fantasy Footballers joins us to discuss which players you should steer clear of in fantasy drafts at their current prices. Rashaad Penny is one rookie fantasy owners may want to start fading (6:04), Devin Funchess is primed to regress (24:55), and Will Fuller is being taken far too high (39:51). We close out the show with some intriguing takes on Jimmy Graham (54:23). Can he succeed despite all the red flags against him in Green Bay?

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Aug 10, 2018
Buy or Sell the Hype w/ Matt Waldman (Ep. 229)
01:11:43

Which hyped up players should you buy into and which players are unjustly overblown? Matt Waldman from Footballguys joins the show to help us answer that very question. Is our excitement for Saquon Barkley warranted (15:08) and are there reasons to be concerned regarding Jerick McKinnon's talent and situation (22:01)? Plus, will Juju Smith-Schuster transform into a superstar or is a major regression coming (34:56), is Robby Anderson someone worth reaching for (47:47), and what should fantasy owners make of George Kittle and David Njoku (1:01:20)?

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Aug 09, 2018
Listener Hot Takes (Ep. 228)
01:09:54

Today's show is dedicated to you, the listener, as we spend the whole show analyzing your hot takes. Your intriguing bold predictions forced us to ponder the odds of Aaron Rodgers stealing Peyton Manning's single-season passing touchdown record this year (13:06) and Keenan Allen (19:55) and Joe Mixon (26:02) finishing 2018 as the top fantasy WR and RB, respectively. We also discuss the chances of Adam Shaheen producing more fantasy points than Trey Burton (43:20) and Corey Davis receiving 130+ targets (57:16).

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Aug 08, 2018
Half PPR Mock Draft (Ep. 227)
56:34

In today's show, we go through an entire half PPR mock draft from start to finish, all while providing analysis on our picks. But first, we evaluate the fantasy impact of the Corey Coleman trade (4:58) and break down a development regarding Sony Michel's injury (6:53). As we complete our draft, some of the questions we tackle are if fantasy owners are better off selecting Chris Hogan over Sammy Watkins (15:51), is John Ross now more valuable than Geronimo Allison (34:40), and what should fantasy owners make of Devin Funchess (44:24)?

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Aug 07, 2018
Riskiest Players to Draft w/ Pat Mayo (Ep. 226)
01:08:41

We're bringing the Pay Mayo Experience to our latest episode and in today's show, we're taking turns naming who we feel are the riskiest players to draft this year. Before we get into that though, Tags is explaining his reasoning behind why he said in another episode that he'd take John Ross over Kenny Golladay (1:40). We're also giving our thoughts on news about Christian McCaffrey's workload (6:35), Josh Gordon's time away from the team (9:30), and what that might mean for Jarvis Landry. Tags kicks things off naming Deshaun Watson as his first risky pick (21:29). Listen in to find out who else gets named including some friendly disagreement on Sony Michel (40:04) and Alex Collins (1:00:13).

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Aug 04, 2018
Common Draft Mistakes + Position Battles w/ Matt Camp & Ross Tucker (Ep. 225)
01:02:01

Bleacher Report's lead fantasy analyst, Matt Camp, joins the first part of our the show to help us discuss common draft practices to avoid, like drafting based on last year's stats (08:05), sticking to a rigid draft strategy (11:59), and being too optimistic on injured players (34:07). Later on, NBCSN NFL analyst, Ross Tucker, comes aboard to talk about some of the league's most interesting position battles. We'll give you the scoop on what you should make of the Seahawks' receiving corps (48:08) and the Detroit backfield (52:20).

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Aug 02, 2018
Sneaky Upside Players + Offensive Scheme Impact (Ep. 224)
01:01:41

Which risky unheralded players can quietly become viable fantasy producers? That's what we're here to shed some light on for you today. Eric Decker (00:27) could wind up with sneaky upside if he becomes a Patriot. Fantasy owners would also do well not to sleep on Kelvin Benjamin (15:02), Jamaal Williams (23:34), or Blake Bortles (38:46), among many others. The back end of the show features some very interesting nuggets of information about several offenses fantasy owners will depend upon this season. Those facts produce some intriguing questions, like which wide receiver outside of Larry Fitzgerald will achieve fantasy relevance in the desert (46:20), and is Christian McCaffrey's upside heavily capped (47:18)?

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Aug 02, 2018
Over/Under + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 223)
01:23:42

Emmy Award-winning sports journalist, James Koh, joins us for a fun session of over/under regarding the production for some of fantasy football's most notable names, such as DeAndre Hopkins (13:11), Mike Evans (21:01), David Johnson (27:16), and Alvin Kamara (35:01). Once that is through, we open up the Listener Mailbag to tackle interesting questions, one of which asks for creative ways to build your draft order (45:25). As the show draws to a close, James treats us to an interesting perspective on Deshaun Watson (1:11:12).

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Aug 01, 2018
Auction Draft Strategy & Tips (Ep. 222)
01:02:14

We kick off today's show with some training camp nuggets about Dalvin Cook's health (6:59) and the state of the Seahawks backfield (13:18) among many other things. After that, we dish out some valuable tips you should be mindful of when preparing for an auction draft, such as being prepared for how long auctions are (29:32), adjusting for inflation (32:52), and waiting to nominate your deep sleepers (44:17).

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Jul 31, 2018
Best and Worst Draft Strategies (Ep. 221)
01:09:41

Whether you're new to fantasy football or are trying to change up your strategy, this is the episode for you. Joe Pisapia, author of the best selling Fantasy Black Book joins us to run the gamut on all the latest fantasy strategies. We're chatting Zero RB (15:52), Zero WR (24:54), Late-round QBs, streaming TEs, whether you should handcuff RBs, and if stacking players from the same team is a good idea (59:28). Listen in as we explain what the pros and cons are to each strategy and how to employ them.

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Jul 27, 2018
Rankings w/ Chris Harris + Training Camp Battles (Ep. 220)
01:10:38

We're welcoming Chris Harris of Harris Football on the show and there's plenty to chat about starting with a pair of young quarterbacks in Deshaun Watson (3:08) and Patrick Maholmes (5:56). Find out why Chris has Joe Mixon in his top 10 (9:58) and why Derrick Henry is a top 15 back (27:01). We're also getting into wide receivers (37:17) and you won't want to miss the second half of the show as we have some fiery discussions on player valuation with regards to Brandin Cooks (39:04) and David Njoku (49:17). We're wrapping things up with a preview of training camp battles worth watching (56:23).

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Jul 26, 2018
Live Best Ball Draft (Ep. 219)
01:03:10

We're running another best ball draft with you, the listeners, and like last time, there's no shortage of us getting sniped. Tune in for all our live reactions and thoughts of the picks. Before that though, there's news to discuss with Julio Jones announcing his plans to skip camp (4:55). We've also got the stat of the day (9:16), quick thoughts on Cameron Meredith's outlook in New Orleans (7:53), and Jerick McKinnon's ceiling (12:18). Some other conversations that come up include handcuffing a running back in best ball (25:07), why Derrick Henry still holds value (28:06), and how Mohamed Sanu is being overlooked (54:16).

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Jul 24, 2018
QB & TE Rankings (Ep. 218)
01:01:24

We provide in-depth analysis on our QB and TE rankings and express our thoughts on polarizing players like Deshaun Watson (7:54) and Jimmy Graham (41:08). We also shed some light on our extreme fondness for Alex Smith (11:12) and why Mitch Trubisky is a much better value compared to Pat Mahomes (34:55). Later on, listen in for our opinions on who the first TE taken off the board should be (44:39) and why Trey Burton is one of the safest fantasy TEs (49:16).

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Jul 24, 2018
PPR Mock Draft (Ep. 217)
01:12:57

With the NFL preseason less than two weeks away, we're back to break down a full fantasy mock draft from start to finish as our experts go head-to-head against each other in the same mock draft room for the very first time! Tags kicks things off by selecting Saquon Barkley with the seventh pick (8:35), and Bobby follows that up by taking Julio Jones 10th overall (10:10). Throughout the draft we attempt to answer some perplexing questions drafters will face while on the clock, like what is the difference between Demaryius Thomas and Amari Cooper (24:45), can Rex Burkhead be a startable fantasy RB each week (48:07), and how much upside does Keelan Cole hold as a late-round pick (53:38)?

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Jul 22, 2018
Training Camp Predictions + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 216)
01:03:34

Sports Illustrated's Michael Beller joins the show as we tell you which players' ADPs we expect to rise and fall before the season begins. However, we start the show by digging into the great Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers debate (2:27) and analyzing the aftermath of Ricky Seals-Jones' arrest (5:43). Chris Carson's emergence may hurt Rashaad Penny's ADP (16:22) and Jordan Reed's draft price has nowhere to go but up (29:28). Also, will the Saints' acquisition of Shane Vereen (35:02) have bigger implications than one might think, and are the Titans Dez Bryant's next destination (40:06)? We then close out the show by answering your Listener Mailbag questions (50:34).

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Jul 19, 2018
Early Round Draft Strategy (Ep. 215)
01:07:22

We are joined by numberFire's Jim Sannes to discuss how fantasy owners should navigate through the early rounds. Some of the topics we touch on are which players should be the first three picks (10:48), is Doug Baldwin worth reaching for (24:54), who should fantasy owners aim for after the top 20 (39:04), are Joe Mixon or Jerick McKinnon worth grabbing at the end of the second round (43:31), and is Kareem Hunt (58:48) a lock to be an RB1?

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Jul 18, 2018
Under & Overvalued Players (Ep. 214)
01:08:33

Pat Fitzmaurice from TheFootballGirl.com joins the show today to discuss some players whose ADPs are either too low or too high. Is Jordan Reed's (17:00) relatively high ADP actually warranted? Are both the public and the experts still too high on Julian Edelman (26:33) despite his already low ranking and draft cost? What should fantasy owners make of Jamaal Williams (42:55)? Can Rex Burkhead (46:17) have a consistent role in the oft-unpredictable Patriots' backfield? Is there a safer receiver in Detroit than Marvin Jones (54:24)? We offer insight into all these questions and tackle many others in today's episode.

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Jul 17, 2018
Top 10 Deep Sleepers (Ep. 213)
55:42

We discuss our favorite deep sleepers heading into the season, many of whom usually go undrafted. Ricky Seals-Jones was very good in limited playing time last year (8:40), Sam Bradford may have QB1 potential (17:34), and Mike Williams is far too overlooked in drafts (20:05). Plus, Jordan Wilkins has the skills to win the Colts' starting RB job (36:46), and Geronimo Allison (49:02) starts for an offense with "the greatest quarterback in the history of the world."

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Jul 13, 2018
Scorching Hot Takes + LeSean McCoy Fallout (Ep. 212)
01:01:58

Today, we spend most of the show giving our top fantasy football hot takes, but first, we discuss who fantasy owners should expect to step up in Buffalo if LeSean McCoy is unable to play (06:34). Some of the scorching hot takes mentioned are Kareem Hunt finishing outside the top-20 RBs (11:57), Jordan Howard not leading the Bears' backfield in fantasy points (28:30), and Alex Smith producing more fantasy points than Jimmy Garoppolo (36:52). We later follow that up with in-depth analysis on the pros and cons of drafting Greg Olson (43:37) and Alex Collins (50:24).

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Jul 12, 2018
Players to Reach For + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 211)
01:21:28

Sirius XM Fantasy Radio host and Her Fantasy Football co-founder, Brandon Marianne Lee, joins us to examine which players are most worth reaching for. Before we get to the meat of the show, the gang tackles your always interesting Listener Mailbag questions (13:05). Later on, we go in-depth on Royce Freeman (32:07), ponder why Michael Gallup is still largely undervalued (48:30), and explain why Sammy Watkins may be worth buying shares of again (53:42). Towards the end, we are mystified at how Geronimo Allison is still often going undrafted (1:00:41) and rationalize why Sony Michel should be taken much higher (1:11:26).

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Jul 10, 2018
Boom or Bust Players w/ Jake Ciely (Ep. 210)
01:08:08

2017's top draft expert, Jake Ciely, joins the show to discuss which players have great boom or bust potential. We kick off our discussion on polarizing players by analyzing the expectations for Jimmy Garoppolo (8:22). Later, we break down the upside and risk of Pat Mahomes (13:51), if expectations should be tempered on Rashaad Penny (27:16), what to make of the Packers' RB situation in light of Aaron Jones' suspension (34:53), Allen Robinson's "boom" potential (44:07), if Evan Engram can reproduce his surprising rookie season (57:17), and whether O.J. Howard's production can finally match his talent (1:02:12).

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Jul 05, 2018
Players to Avoid w/ Jason Moore (Ep. 209)
01:04:15

The Fantasy Footballers' Jason Moore joins us to discuss which players should be avoided in drafts. Deshaun Watson (3:03), Derrick Henry (20:51), and Allen Robinson (44:37) are being taken too high, but we disagree on whether Leonard Fournette (29:46) should be avoided. We also give our insight on intriguing topics, like if Lamar Jackson is worth a flier (17:02), what Sony Michel's upside is (32:50), and whether DeAndre Hopkins is actually being overvalued (53:12).

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Jul 04, 2018
JJ Zachariason's Rankings vs. Expert Consensus (Ep. 208)
59:08

JJ Zachariason of numberFire is one of the most well-respected fantasy experts in the industry and he's joining our show today to discuss players he's higher and lower on compared to our expert consensus rankings. Before we get started, Tags and JJ are competing in a quick game of name that player. Play along to see if you know who we're talking about based on the clues given (4:11). We're then going position by position by position -- QB (21:35), RB (27:51), WR (37:03), and TE (51:28) -- and getting JJ's reasoning for his rankings.

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Jun 29, 2018
Best Ball Strategy + Live Draft (Ep. 207)
01:11:10

If you're considering playing in a best ball league, you're in luck. We're giving you a first hand preview of how a draft happens from start to finish including what a best ball league is (4:36), why taking WRs early can create problems (21:13), how your strategy may need to shift mid-draft (30:28), and which players we like as sleepers, busts and our general favorite plays. Listen in and be sure to let us know on Twitter whose team you like more.

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Jun 28, 2018
Fantasy Football Mock Draft (Ep. 206)
01:08:27

Summer is officially here and that just means we're getting closer to the fantasy football season. If you haven't run a mock draft recently, we've got your back and you can see how our teams turn out as Bobby and Tags pick from the sixth and seventh slots in a 12-team, Half-PPR league. Saquon Barkley (12:09) and Mike Evans (14:41) are the first two picks for both guys, but things start looking different from there. Find out why we're high on a pair of rookies in Sony Michel (25:39) and Ronald Jones (32:09), why Latavius Murray is one of the best handcuffs (46:06), if Bilal Powell is finally going to be a workhorse (47:27), and will Terrelle Pryor surprise fantasy players (55:56).

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Jun 22, 2018
Minicamp Takeaways + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 205)
01:14:22

We're back to break down the recent minicamps and Greg Smith from TwoQBs.com is joinings us to discuss potential fantasy impact. Is Tyrod Taylor primed to become Cleveland's de facto starting QB (4:05)? If so, then what might that mean for Jarvis Landry and Josh Gordon (10:33)? With Andrew Luck throwing footballs once again (15:49), how high will his ADP climb (20:16), and how much upside will Eric Ebron have as a result (22:03)? We then spend the rest of the show answering some intriguing Listener Mailbag questions (27:58), like whether fantasy owners should be concerned about the Cardinals' offense (45:42), how early Lamar Miller should now be taken in drafts (55:50), and what our favorite two-quarterback combos are (1:03:09).

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Jun 20, 2018
Breakout Candidates w/ Justin Boone (Ep. 204)
59:38

Justin Boone from theScore.com joins the gang as we discuss some potential breakout candidates this season. We start the show by pondering some intriguing questions, like where should Andrew Luck (3:14) and the Colts wideouts (7:34) be ranked now that Luck is throwing again, whether contract years actually matter for fantasy production (10:09), and what exactly qualifies as a "breakout" season (19:04)? The guys then switch gears and examine why specific players such as Pat Mahomes (22:49), Aaron Jones (34:14), Justin Jackson (41:49), and Kenny Stills (45:24), among many others, are primed to become valuable fantasy assets in 2018.

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Jun 14, 2018
Early Draft Bargains + Edelman Replacements w/ Jeff Ratcliffe (Ep. 203)
01:02:26

Pro Football Focus' Jeff Ratcliffe joins the show as we discuss which players are bound to shoot up draft boards before most drafts are underway. But first, we dissect some Patriots news as we project which wideout would get the most targets in Julian Edelman's absence (7:30), and then decipher whether there's any merit to the Rob Gronkowski rumors (16:19). Everyone agrees that fantasy owners are far too low on Jameis Winston and his receivers (24:01), and while Kerryon Johnson's ADP should climb as well, his upside is far from limitless (36:48). Plus, Geronimo Allison may be the biggest bargain in drafts right now (41:50), but is Josh Gordon really being undervalued, and how many targets can we expect him to receive (57:19)?

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Jun 12, 2018
Tight Ends: Overvalued & Undervalued (Ep. 202)
53:55

Michael Moore from Pro Football Focus and the Dynasty Slant podcast joins the gang as we embark to show you which tight ends experts are either overlooking or gazing upon too much, but first, Bobby makes a bold claim regarding his extreme distaste for coffee (0:40). Moving onto football, the guys wonder if fantasy owners should put any stock into training camp reports (7:14). Soon afterward, we discuss the Colts' tight end battle between Jack Doyle (10:44) and Eric Ebron (11:40) along with expectations for Andrew Luck (14:49). Tags isn't a fan of Evan Engram's current ranking (19:01), and Bobby has concerns about Trey Burton (22:18). The trio later gives very in-depth analysis on Cameron Brate (31:44) and breaks down Jordan Reed's value and risk (43:12). To conclude, Bobby thinks Kyle Rudolph is a safe option (51:36), but Tags questions that thought.

 

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Jun 07, 2018
Quarterbacks: Overvalued & Undervalued (Ep. 201)
01:07:31

FantasyPros' own expert, Jody Smith, teams up with Bobby and Tags to shine some light on which quarterbacks are ranked either too high or too low based on our expert consensus rankings. Everyone agrees that Deshaun Watson's (7:08) small sample size is undeserving of his generous ranking, and that same sentiment is expressed for Jimmy Garoppolo (16:43). Despite his track record, Tom Brady (21:59) is also someone Bobby and Tags figure will struggle to produce up to his ranking, however, the gang can't fully agree on whether Carson Wentz is overvalued (39:23). In contrast, Jameis Winston is unanimously considered to be heavily undervalued (46:04). Jody is all-in on Dak Prescott (53:43), and towards the end, he quickly rattles off three undervalued QBs who could pay off big for fantasy owners (1:03:14).

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Jun 05, 2018
Wide Receivers: Overvalued & Undervalued w/ Sigmund Bloom (Ep. 200)
01:10:04

Footballguys.com expert, Sigmund Bloom, joins Bobby and Tags in our 200th episode to scour through the wide receiver expert consensus rankings and highlight notable overvalued and undervalued wideouts. Before we dive headfirst into the wide receiver rankings talk, the trio does their best to decide if Jordan Reed (5:00) and Brandon Marshall (9:16) are worth scooping up in drafts. Tags and Sigmund later disagree on whether DeAndre Hopkins is overvalued (17:47), Tags later advises if Julio Jones falling to the second round in some drafts is a mistake (22:40), and everyone agrees that Josh Gordon is ranked too high (28:50). As we shift gears to our undervalued players, the guys vouch for DeVante Parker (43:27) and are surprised at the low rankings for Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison (50:52). Bobby then reiterates that Julio Jones should be a bonafide first round target (53:41), and Sterling Shepard's ranking just isn't high enough for Tags (58:54).

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Jun 01, 2018
Running Backs: Overvalued & Undervalued (Ep. 199)
01:16:08

Today, Bobby and Tags spend this super-sized edition of the FantasyPros Football Podcast analyzing our running back Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) and shining some light on which rushers are either ranked too high or too low. Bobby shows his love for both Aaron Jones (55:00) and Ty Montgomery (57:18), but not before showing his concern about the rankings of Alex Collins (36:01), Browns rushers Duke Johnson and Carlos Hyde (38:18), and even Alvin Kamara (13:14). Tags instead justifies his decision to take Alvin Kamara over David Johnson (15:21), questions whether he should rank Ronald Barber II ahead of Kenyan Drake (22:40), goes on a pessimistic rant about Jay Ajayi's generous ranking (30:21), and shares his optimism for Derrius Guice (59:07) and Kenneth Dixon (1:05:32). The duo also displayed unwavering confidence in rookies Saquon Barkley (48:35) and Sony Michel (50:17).

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May 30, 2018
Dynasty Mock Draft (Ep. 198)
53:59

With the NFL Draft far away in the rearview mirror and OTAs now underway, Bobby and Tags run through another dynasty mock draft to give you an idea of who will be available at every point in the draft, and what kinds of decisions you'll be forced to make. But first, the guys ponder one of life's great mysteries by sharing how long they are each willing to leave pizza out before eating it (6:12). We then shift gears to our mock draft, and Bobby and Tags discuss who they think should get taken first overall (13:27), and delve into how your first two picks should shape your strategy for the rest of the draft (21:52). Tags also gives his reasoning behind taking Antonio Brown with the fifth overall pick (12:58), and Le'Veon Bell slides to Bobby at seventh overall (14:49). Listen to their picks and their analysis of them, then find out how they fared at the end (47:59).

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May 25, 2018
Top 20 Fantasy Stats you NEED to Know (Ep. 197)
01:07:02

We've done plenty of rankings and dynasty shows in the past few weeks so we're changing gears and naming our favorite stats that you need to know heading into this fantasy season. But first, we're answering a listener question about who to draft between Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs (6:49). If you're here for the stats, listen in to our first one (23:06) as we take turns rattling them off and telling you what the fantasy takeaway is.

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May 24, 2018
Rookie WR Rankings w/ Matt Harmon (Ep. 196)
01:09:31

We're talking rookie wide receivers so naturally, we asked Matt Harmon, creator of Reception Perception to join us on the show. We've already covered the other key positions with regard to rookies and just like those episodes, we'll be naming our favorite players for dynasty purpose (9:00), dynasty startups (46:18), and sleepers (58:48). There's some debate right at the start on whether Calvin Ridley or D.J. Moore is the top rookie pass catcher (10:07). We're also giving our thoughts on Chris Godwin's promotion (4:19).

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May 18, 2018
Late Round Targets w/ Andy Behrens (Ep. 195)
01:06:56

We're always having fun when talking fantasy football and it's even better having a guest like Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Sports on the show. It's mid-May, but it's never too early to start preparing for your fantasy season and we're telling you what you can do right now to help (10:08). We've got plenty of players to discuss when it comes to late round targets so listen in as we cover guys who are going late in redraft leagues (13:55) such as George Kittle (14:30), Jamison Crowder (17:26), and Marcus Mariota (24:38). We've also got late players to target in dynasty startups (41:12) and rookies to snag late in rookie drafts (58:48).

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May 16, 2018
Rookie Running Back Rankings (Ep. 194)
56:00

Welcome to our second rookie rankings show this offseason and in this episode, we've got special guest JJ Zachariason of numberFire joining us to chat about the running backs. There's not much to say about who's number one, but everyone else in the top 10 can be a bit more tricky. We're getting into the details on why JJ has Rashaad Penny as his #2 (8:45) whereas Tags has Sony Michel there (11:41). Ronald Jones (15:43) and Derrius Guice (19:11) round out the top 5, but we're not stopping there as three other players deserve to be mentioned in this tier as well (24:45). Of course, we've got deeper players (31:06) and sleepers (48:06) to close out the show.

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May 11, 2018
QB & TE Rookie Rankings (Ep. 193)
01:07:09

Ranking rookie quarterbacks and tight ends can be harder than it seems, especially when you're in a startup dynasty league and deciding whether you should take an established veteran or one of the up and coming rookies. Fortunately, we're having some fun chatting with Mike Wright of The Fantasy Footballers to cover all your dynasty startup questions (15:19) as we break down the top five options at the quarterback position (29:26) and top five at tight end (46:38). We're also getting into C.J. Anderson's outlook (7:44) and with Coby Fleener being cut, what is Ben Watson's worth (11:37)?

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May 09, 2018
Fantasy Rankings Updates: Post-Draft (Ep. 192)
52:11

Fantasy football players everywhere are wondering at this point, what value will the rookies bring to the table this upcoming season (and beyond) and how were the rankings affected when it comes to some high-profile veterans. We're chatting about our latest rankings with Justin Boone of theScore, who is one of the most accurate experts year in and year out. We're starting with the rookie quarterbacks (2:48), moving onto the running backs (14:24), discussing the wide receivers (29:29), and wrapping up with the tight ends (39:34). Tune in as we close out the show with Rex Burkhead's latest value (44:21), Marlon Mack (45:39), Jerick McKinnon (47:57), and Christian McCaffrey (48:59) to name a few.

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May 04, 2018
NFL Draft Winners & Losers (Ep. 191)
01:03:54

We've got a great episode covering all the winners & losers for the upcoming fantasy season now that the NFL Draft is complete. Joining us to chat is Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus. We're going position-by-position beginning with rookie wide receivers who saw their stocks rise the most post-draft (3:52). In between it all, we're touching on various topics such as small sample sizes from QBs like Deshaun Watson (12:34) and Case Keenum (25:38), what to make of the Packers' new rookie pass catchers (35:52), what the Ravens were doing taking multiple tight ends (47:33), and everyone's favorite topic, deep sleepers (54:41).

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May 01, 2018
NFL Draft: Round 1 Grades, Reactions & Analysis (Ep. 190)
01:22:41

Round 1 is in the books and we couldn't wait to talk about what took place during the first night of the NFL Draft. With all the action fresh in our minds, we're going pick-by-pick and giving our thoughts on whether or not the teams made the right moves beginning with Baker Mayfield, the 2018 No. 1 pick (5:34). Did the 49ers reach on McGlinchey (18:11)? What were the Saints thinking with their pick (25:49)? Did the Seahawks and Steelers have the worst picks in the first round (54:21)? We're answering all these questions and more including who to pay attention to on day two of the draft (1:15:55).

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Apr 27, 2018
NFL Draft Predictions (Ep. 189)
01:25:59

The NFL Draft is just about here and after all our research throughout the offseason, we're giving our final predictions on what may happen on draft day. Starting at the top of the draft, we're discussing the Browns and their two picks (6:37), whether the Giants will take a QB or RB (7:30), how the Bucs pick could create the biggest changes (17:46), and what the Raiders will do after cleaning house (25:42). Listen in as we run through all the teams with the biggest questions relating to the first round before we wrap things up making our bold predictions (57:15), picking our over/unders on prop bets (1:06:24) and recapping which teams we believe will trade back (1:17:15), and which teams will trade up (1:19:47).

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Apr 24, 2018
NFL Mock Draft: Picks for All 32 Teams (Ep. 188)
01:17:40

We're getting so close to the NFL Draft that we had to do one ourselves. Joining us for the fun is featured writer at FantasyPros, Jody Smith, and fantasy expert Eliot Crist of 4for4.com. We're playing GM, making trades, and picking players we feel deserve to be taken in each spot. The Browns take a QB at one (5:30) followed by two more QBs, but it's Bradley Chubb and not Saquon Barkley that goes at four (16:41). See how it all unfolds and who the biggest steal is in the draft (1:12:22).

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Apr 19, 2018
Fantasy Football Mock Draft (Ep. 187)
59:48

It's been a while since we've run a standard mock draft so that's exactly what we're doing. Bobby and Tags are picking from the 11 and 9 spots respectively. Find out why Tags isn't so happy picking from that spot whereas Bobby doesn't mind his draft slot (4:16). Our first tough call comes when we're faced with a tough decision picking between A.J. Green, Mike Evans, and Keenum Allen (16:35). Get our thoughts on multiple players, including LeSean McCoy (18:50), Derrick Henry (23:31), Dez Bryant (26:15), and Stefon Diggs (29:03) to name a few.

Apr 16, 2018
Dynasty Buy & Sell (Ep. 186)
01:14:37

There's actually quite a lot happening with the NFL right now and because of that, we're discussing players you should buy and sell right now in dynasty leagues. Joining us to name his favorite buy/sells from each position is Michael Moore of Pro Football Focus. Listen in as we go position-by-position starting with running backs (4:06) and wide receivers (38:36), before we move onto tight ends (57:59) and quarterbacks (1:02:42).

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Apr 12, 2018
Fantasy Impact: Brandin Cooks Trade & Coaching Changes (Ep. 185)
55:03

We're joined by Adam Rank of NFL.com to discuss all the latest news and rumors around the league and bring a fantasy spin to it. We've got the Brandin Cooks trade covered (6:01), the Odell Beckham trade rumors (12:50), Dez Bryant's future (18:13), and we're discussing what to expect from all the coaching changes that took place this offseason (24:59). Find out who Adam's most intrigued by after the new coaching hire (31:01) and which move Tags hates the most (42:52).

Apr 06, 2018
Dynasty Mock Draft (Ep. 184)
01:00:50

April is here and we are that much closer to the NFL Draft. In the meantime, we're back with a new episode to keep your fantasy hunger filled all offseason. But first, we're debating the worthiness of two potential Hall of Fame running backs (0:36). If you're in a dynasty league, there is no offseason and because of that, we're running a mock draft to see how things might play out if you were drafting today (17:07). With picks 5 & 7, Bobby and Tags take two different strategies with their mocks beginning with Tags going after Ezekiel Elliott (19:12) and Bobby taking Mike Evans (22:45). Listen in to all of their picks and reasoning and find out how the scored at the end (57:59).

Apr 02, 2018
Free Agency Winners & Losers (Ep. 183)
01:03:03

The bulk of impactful NFL free agency moves is complete so we're chatting with Matt Harmon of NFL.com to name the top 3 winners and losers based on fantasy impact. Matt's also settling the debate on whether or not Mitch Trubisky is a top 25 QB (2:52) to kick things off. Listen in as we discuss Allen Robinson (7:01), Jerick McKinnon (13:21), Rex Burkhead (17:59), and Kirk Cousins (27:48) as just some of the winners in free agency before moving onto the biggest losers (35:02). Be sure to listen at the end too as we give three different takes on Dion Lewis' new home and fantasy outlook.

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Mar 21, 2018
Free Agency Reaction: Graham, Watkins, Jordy & more (Ep. 182)
59:03

Free agency is off and running with deals being agreed to and the landscape shifting by the second. We're breaking news mid show including Jimmy Graham heading to Green Bay (6:55), Jordy Nelson being released (19:26) and Donte Moncrief heading to Jacksonville (45:47). Just as important, we've got the fantasy impact of all these moves as we discuss Jordan Howard's value after Chicago's agreements (17:48), Davante Adams' value with the change in receivers (20:43), and Tyreek Hill's value with Sammy Watkins arriving (22:52). Find out what we think about all of free agency so far including the quarterback position (34:31) and why no running backs are being signed (47:12).

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Mar 13, 2018
March Madness Bracket Advice (Ep. 181)
44:38

We've got a special episode for all you college basketball fans. It's that time of the year and we're gearing up to help you out as you prepare to fill out your brackets. We've got the guys behind TeamRankings.com to share their expertise (2:38). If you're new to filling out brackets, we've got you covered as we're discussing common traps to avoid (4:14), the important of picking the tournament winner (6:59), why you shouldn't worry too much about nailing the first round of picks (9:15), cinderella teams that could do well (12:31), creating multiple brackets (23:16), survivor pools (35:22), plus much more.

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Mar 13, 2018
NFL Free Agency Predictions (Ep. 180)
01:06:17

The NFL free agency period is kicking off soon and now that teams have finished franchise tagging their players, it's time to evaluate who will be available and what that means for their fantasy values. Joining us is Mike Wright of the Fantasy Footballers. Tune in as Mike & Mike discuss their thoughts on Le'Veon Bell getting tagged again (2:47), the Jaguars letting Allen Robinson hit the open market (6:21), where Carlos Hyde and Dion Lewis will end up (32:05), and whether Kirk Cousins is a lock for the Vikings (48:58).

Mar 07, 2018
NFL Combine Winners & Losers (Ep. 179)
59:28

The NFL Combine provided some eye-opening performances and with the draft coming up in the near future, we're taking a look at who helped, hurt, and confirmed their status heading into the 2018 NFL season. We've got Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus joining us to discuss the performances as well as how much stock he puts into the measurables (2:53). Listen up as we recap the QB (7:30), RB (17:08), WR (29:30), and TE results (47:33) and discuss what the results mean for dynasty and redraft leagues.

Mar 06, 2018
Early Fantasy Football Mock Draft (Ep. 178)
01:09:17

What better way to wrap up the month of February than with a fantasy football mock draft? That's exactly what we're doing while talking through our thought process during this stage of the year. Bobby is back to join Tags for this mock and despite both starting out with the first pick (17:04), they end up with very different results starting in the 3rd round as Tags takes Jarvis Landry (23:31) while Bobby selects Jordan Howard (25:59). Listen in for all their picks and analysis as well as what kind of fantasy impact the future rookie class will have. Players covered include Saquon Barkley (6:04), Derrius Guice (11:08), Ronald Jones (11:42), Rashad Penny (12:52), and Calvin Ridley (14:18).

Mar 01, 2018
NFL Combine Primer + Fantasy Impact (Ep. 177)
01:06:15

It's time to get ready for the NFL Combine and we're chatting with Sigmund Bloom of Footballguys to discuss every piece of film we've reviewed to give you our thoughts on what the combine can mean for each player's NFL Draft stock, their fantasy outlooks, and what we'll be looking for during the workouts (8:01). Listen in to find out who we feel is flying under the radar (4:37), what to make of this QB class (11:49), which RBs could improve their draft stock the most (27:07), WRs worth watching (32:00), and TEs that could have an impact in year one and beyond (43:31). We're also touching on a couple offensive tackles you may not know about (51:21) and how this class has some special impactful linebackers (56:12).

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Feb 27, 2018
NFL Draft: Quarterbacks & Tight Ends (Ep. 176)
46:33

The combine is almost here and we're back to wrap up our position-by-position preview of the incoming rookies as we discuss the QB and TE positions. Joining us to do so is Bradley Ylitalo of Dynasty League Football. If you haven't noticed, there's a lot of hype for the QB class this season so we're chatting about Baker Mayfield (3:40), Josh Rosen (7:38), Sam Darnold (10:56), Lamar Jackson (13:29), Mason Rudolph (21:23). We're wrapping up the show chatting about potential impact TEs beginning with Dallas Goedert (23:28) and Mark Andrews (26:03).

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Feb 24, 2018
NFL Draft: Wide Receivers w/ Matt Waldman (Ep. 175)
01:15:09

We've got a great Valentine's Day gift for all of you and it's this episode filled with deep analysis of the top wide receiver prospects. Joining us to talk shop is Matt Waldman, creator of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio and he's bringing the knowledge to help all of you understand why Calvin Ridley is considered one of the top prospects (3:04). We're also discussing James Washington who could potentially surpass Ridley on Matt's draft board (24:32), Courtland Sutton who has some flaws that hurts his stock (15:47), and Keke Coutee who excites us quite a bit (51:45). We're covering 13 receivers in total this episode. Enjoy!

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Feb 15, 2018
NFL Draft: Running Backs (Ep. 174)
53:30

We're staying busy this NFL offseason as we gear up for the draft. Joining us to chat about the RB class is Eliot Christ of Pro Football Focus. Listen in as we start at the top with Saquon Barkley (11:05) and work our way down the line with Derrius Guice (17:21), Sony Michel (22:25), Ronald Jones (25:09), Royce Freeman (29:26) and many others. Find out which two RBs we think could be over-drafted (42:27) and what smaller pass-catching backs could be 2018's Alvin Kamara (45:01).

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Feb 08, 2018
Super Bowl Predictions, Prop Bets + Alex Smith Trade (Ep. 173)
01:04:58

There's plenty to talk about with the recent trade of Alex Smith. Of course, there's also the Super Bowl around the corner so we're discussing everything related to the big game from our favorite pre-game snacks (32:24) to offensive/defensive matchups (38:51). We're also running through some of the more interesting prop bets out there and giving our rapid-fire thoughts (52:07).

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Feb 01, 2018
DFS Lineup Advice: Conference Championship Picks (Ep. 172)
52:03

With just two games this weekend, there are only so many players worth using, but that doesn't mean there are easy decisions. Joining us for our final DFS show of the season is Doug Norrie of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings. We're naming our favorite players from the Jags/Pats game (3:11) before we move onto the Vikings/Eagles matchup (27:58). If you're looking for a few GPP dart throws, we've got that as well to close out the show (49:30). Listen in now and get our thoughts on Brady (6:04), Fournette (10:40), and Thielen (36:14) who are all dealing with injuries.

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Jan 19, 2018
DFS Lineup Advice: Divisional Round Picks (Ep. 171)
01:02:49

It's time for the divisional round of playoffs and with another small slate, it's all about targeting the right game. We're running through all four matchups starting with Saturday's tilt between the Falcons/Eagles (2:01). As we go through each game, we'll be naming our favorite plays such as Matt Ryan (3:37), Tom Brady (15:29), Le'Veon Bell (39:28), and a pair of WRs from the Vikings (54:41).

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Jan 11, 2018
DFS Lineup Advice: Wild Card Picks (Ep. 170)
54:56

The playoffs are here and with four games on the slate this weekend, approaching your DFS lineups might require a slightly different strategy (3:35). Listen up as we go game-by-game to break down the options at each position starting with the Titans/Chiefs matchup (5:41). Find out why we love Alex Smith (6:37) and Travis Kelce (14:45) before we move onto the Falcons/Rams game (18:22). Leonard Fournette is a great play for the Jags (36:26), but there's not much else to like. We'll wrap the show up chatting about Cam Newton and the Panthers (41:36) taking on Drew Brees and the Saints (44:24).

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Jan 05, 2018
Early 2018 Rankings & Sleepers + Playoff Predictions (Ep. 169)
54:54

It's time for playoff football and with playoff-only leagues happening, we'll be going through each matchup and naming our favorite players to use (5:21). Of course, we're also taking a look ahead for the 2018 season as we name our top 10 players and disagree right from the start between Todd Gurley and Le'Veon Bell (18:58). And no matter how early it may be, find out who we like as our favorite sleeper candidates (42:11). 

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Jan 03, 2018
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 17 (Ep. 168)
50:30

Week 17 is unlike any other week with some teams sitting their stars while others battle for playoff positioning. With that in mind, we're naming which teams you'll want to avoid in DFS this week (5:47) before we get into our favorite cash game QBs (9:07). Find out why you'll want Jamaal Williams (18:08), Julio Jones (25:36), and Rob Gronkowski (36:13) in your lineups to name a few players. We've got a lot to cover including GPP picks (41:05).

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Dec 29, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 16 (Ep. 167)
01:00:07

The season is coming to an end, but there's plenty of DFS left. Joining us to cover this weekend's main slate is Justin MacMahan of DailyFantasyInsider. Even with a smaller number of games in the main slate, there are still many players to discuss for cash games (2:55) and GPPs (49:43). We're also giving our favorite stacks for the weekend (47:46) and we've got a surprise must-start at running back that you may have never heard of (23:34).

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Dec 22, 2017
Week 16 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 166)
01:04:25

Are you ready for championship week? We're here to help you with all those tough decisions for your upcoming matchup. Listen in as we take a deep dive this episode to cover as many players as possible that you may be considering starting/sitting. Not sure about Ben Roethlisberger (6:16), Blake Bortles (10:48), or Jameis Winston (16:40)? How about C.J. Anderson (26:31), Samaje Perine (28:12), or Duke Johnson (32:04)? We're covering those players and more from each position to get you ready to win that championship.

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Dec 21, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 16 (Ep. 165)
01:05:33

Welcome to the championship week and congratulations if you've made it this far. It may be the last week for most leagues, but there are a surprising number of decent options at the WR position (38:57). Of course, if you need help elsewhere, we're going through and naming our favorite pickups at each position beginning with QBs (18:28) and ending with defenses (58:53) for those of you streaming.

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Dec 19, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 15 (Ep. 164)
01:03:02

The best part of daily fantasy is that you start with a new team every single week. For Week 15, we've got Davis Mattek of RotoWire joining us on the show to give his thoughts on the top cash (3:06) and tournament plays (45:44) for the main slate. We're snaking through each position to help you with your lineup picks.

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Dec 15, 2017
Week 15 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 163)
01:06:33

It's the semifinals of the fantasy season and we're here to tell you about our top start/sits of the week beginning with the QB position (10:18). Joining us for the show is Brandon Marianne Lee of Her Fantasy Football and the last time we chatted, we had one of the best bold predictions come true you could ever imagine. Before we get into more bold predictions (58:32), we're discussing who we'd sit for Aaron Rodgers now that he's back (6:06), and also listen to Brandon argue her case for why she'd sit A.J. Green this week (49:36).

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Dec 14, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 15 (Ep. 162)
56:16

Carson Wentz's MVP season is over and that injury is sure to impact fantasy owners of the QB as well as owners of players on the Eagles offense (2:36). We're chatting with Justin Boone of theScore to discuss everything you need to know as you prep for the week ahead. Find out which defense you should strongly consider picking up (15:37), which readily-available QBs have the highest upside (19:20), what TE is the best streaming option (26:56), and much more. Even if your team is set, it could pay off knowing what players are worth grabbing to block your opponents.

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Dec 12, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 14 (Ep. 161)
01:01:10

We've got DFS guru Dan Gaspar of RotoGrinders joining us to discuss strategy and our favorite plays of the week for both cash game and GPP lineups. Listen in as we start with our favorite QB plays (3:19), discuss stacking strategies (8:03), chat about our favorite cash game RBs (13:28), and much more including how much exposure you should have to different defenses for tournament play (43:43).

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Dec 08, 2017
Week 14 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 160)
01:00:42

We've got a great episode to get your lineups ready for the start of the fantasy playoffs. Joining us is Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Sports and we're having lots of fun in this one as DeShone Kizer becomes a hot topic (3:45) with the return of Josh Gordon (24:34). See what other players we like and dislike such as Jameis Winston (9:01), DeMarco Murray (29:47), Martavis Bryant (42:12), Austin Seferian-Jenkins (47:20), or Stephen Anderson (49:55). We're also going bolder than ever before with our Week 14 bold predictions (53:51) so you won't want to miss this show.

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Dec 07, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 14 (Ep. 159)
01:04:30

Are you ready for the first round of the fantasy playoffs? If you're in need of some help, surprisingly, there are quite a few decent options heading into week 14. We're joined by Sigmund Bloom of the Footballguys to run through our favorite pickups (2:21), including strategy to consider employing to improve your chances at a championship (3:39). Listen in to get our takes on players you're likely considering adding such as Marquise Goodwin (5:36), Mike Wallace (8:10), Dede Westbrook (11:26), or Mike Davis (18:23) to name a few.

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Dec 05, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 13 (Ep. 158)
01:08:58

Part of the beauty with DFS is you get a fresh start every single week and we're here to help with that. Joining us to chat about this weekend's slate is Matthew Freedman of FantasyLabs. Whether you're playing in cash games (3:35) or GPPs (37:57), we're telling you our favorite picks at each position. Find out why Alvin Kamara (13:36) or Jordan Howard (17:32) could pay off this weekend and why DeAndre Hopkins is a viable option in all formats (51:39).

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Dec 01, 2017
Week 13 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 157)
01:06:45

Are you ready for the games this week? We're running through all the  start/sit decisions you might have to help you prepare. Starting with quarterbacks, find out who we like (7:47) and dislike (14:03) before we move onto the running back position (24:23). We're also giving our rapid fire takes so chances are, we're talking about someone on your squad (35:52). If you have questions about WRs, we've got you covered (38:12). Last but not least, make sure to listen to our bold predictions for the week (57:51).

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Nov 30, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 13 (Ep. 156)
01:04:55

It's one week closer to fantasy playoffs and we're here to break down the action from this past weekend and discuss who you should consider adding to your roster for that championship run. There were a few injuries to discuss (4:12), but you can jump straight to our favorite pickups starting at the WR position (12:03). If you're in need of running back help, we've got your back (24:04) including a discussion on why you should be snagging the premier backups at this time of the season (24:36).

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Nov 28, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 12 (Ep. 155)
01:05:31

It's the final show of the week before Thanksgiving, but it's a good one. Joining us to discuss DFS picks of the week is Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus. Jeff is regularly one of the most accurate experts and you won't want to miss this show as we break down the main slate with our favorite cash (3:00) and GPP (44:42) plays. Of course there are also three games on Thanksgiving so we're quickly covering some of the best stacks and plays for that slate as well (1:02:19).

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Nov 23, 2017
Week 12 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 154)
01:02:38

There's nothing like Thanksgiving football and joining us to talk about all the games this week is wide receiver guru, Matt Harmon, of NFL.com. We've got a great show for you as we break down our favorite fringe starts and sits of the week at each position (6:08). Listen in as we tell you why we're high on the Dallas players this week (11:31), why Matthew Stafford isn't such a great play (16:21), which RBs you should sit (31:08), and who we like at WR (39:30). Make sure to tune into our bold predictions as well to wrap up the show (55:20). 

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Nov 22, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 12 (Ep. 153)
01:04:39

It's time to talk about the waiver wire (11:18) as we head down the stretch of the regular season for fantasy leagues. With limited time left, there are a few names that are worthy of spending up on. Before getting into that, we're recapping the latest injuries (2:49) and the QB debacle in Buffalo (3:36). Listen in as we agree and disagree on who the top adds are as well as which players you should keep/drop (56:35) to wrap up the show.

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Nov 21, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 11 (Ep. 152)
01:15:36

Welcome to our Week 11 DFS episode! There's cash to be won this weekend and we're here to help you get your share. Joining us to provide advice is Doug Norrie of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings. We're starting with cash game advice at the QB position (4:33), and then snaking back around to cover GPP picks beginning with contrarian defenses (54:04). With over 50 players mentioned, there's no shortage of options for you to build your lineup with.

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Nov 17, 2017
Week 11 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 151)
01:02:48

We're back with our start/sit picks of the week and joining us is Brandon Marianne Lee of Her Fantasy Football. There's no shortage of differing opinions on this show. Listen in as we explain why we like and dislike certain players such as Derek Carr (19:10), Latavius Murray (28:18), Alfred Morris (31:15), and Dontrelle Inman (44:49) to name a few. We're closing out the show with a few bold predictions (57:28) so be sure check those out. 

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Nov 16, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 11 (Ep. 150)
01:05:15

The final week of byes are ahead of us but we've also got a waiver wire filled with players worth spending up on. If you're in need of a running back, Justin Boone of theScore is joining us to talk about Jamaal Williams (9:42), Rod Smith (16:18), Rex Burkhead (23:00), and Danny Woodhead (26:49) to name a few. We're also covering wide receivers that you may be considering adding in Corey Coleman (31:33), Josh Doctson (32:37), Dontrelle Inman (37:38), and Marquise Goodwin (39:00).

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Nov 14, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 10 (Ep. 149)
01:00:54

We've got a good one for you and joining us to talk about Week 10's DFS main slate is Davis Mattek of RotoWire. Every week, we go position by position and name our favorite cash game (5:48) and GPP (37:00) plays on both FanDuel and DraftKings. Find out why Matthew Stafford should be on your radar this week (7:56) and why this is the week to spend up on running backs (15:38). Listen up for our surprise GPP stack (37:33) and much more.

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Nov 10, 2017
Week 10 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 148)
01:05:43

Pat Fitzmaurice, one of the most accurate fantasy experts every single season, is joining us in this episode to discuss starts of the week and sits of the week. Since there's little question when it comes to your studs, we'll be touching on fringe players that could pay dividends this week such as Josh McCown (15:07) or Sterling Shepard (45:58). On the flip side, you'll want to consider avoiding the likes of Philip Rivers (19:49), Ameer Abdullah (41:44), and Kelvin Benjamin (53:17) if possible. Listen in as we discuss the tough decisions and wrap things up with our bold predictions (1:01:06).

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Nov 09, 2017
Waiver Pickups & Buy/Sell Targets: Week 10 (Ep. 147)
59:04

After nine weeks of football, the waiver wire is looking bleak. There are still options out there that you may want to consider if you're in a bind so we're discussing the top readily-available players to help you navigate the wire. Joining us is Jake Ciely of RotoExperts to chat about who to pick up (15:20), whether or not Carson Wentz is the leading MVP candidate (33:10), which higher-owned players are the top adds if available (42:47), and who you should be buying/selling right now (47:06).

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Nov 07, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 9 (Ep. 146)
01:11:45

We're changing things up this episode and joining us to do so is Matthew Freedman of FantasyLabs. Listen in as we break down the Sunday slate into two segments starting with our favorite cash game plays at QB (7:22), RB (14:20), WR (39:34), TE (47:32), and D/ST (50:06), before moving onto tournament plays (52:04).

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Nov 03, 2017
Week 9 Start/Sit & Trade Deadline Impact (Ep. 145)
01:06:49

We've got friend of the pod and featured writer at FantasyPros, Dan Harris chatting with us about everything that took place at the trade deadline (3:35) and what we should expect this weekend. Listen in as we name our favorite starts of the week (19:55), sits of the week (28:08), and find out who Bobby and Dan disagree on at QB (52:48). You won't want to miss this episode as the experts don't hold anything back.

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Nov 02, 2017
Waiver Pickups & Buy/Sell Targets: Week 9 (Ep. 144)
01:01:32

It's the second week in a row with six teams on bye and if you're trying to make that playoff push, you'll want all the help you can get. Fortunately, there's plenty that we're talking about in this episode including our favorite waiver adds of the week (12:57), players you can safely drop (43:34), and our top buy/sell candidates before it's too late (46:26). We're also addressing Ezekiel Elliott's value moving forward (55:30) and how Melvin Gordon's turf toe could signal trouble ahead (57:43).

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Oct 31, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 8 (Ep. 143)
01:03:43

It's a much smaller main slate this weekend with all the byes and the lack of obvious chalk plays will make it that much harder to build the perfect lineup. Christian Abbonizio of Daily Fantasy Insider is joining us to talk about GPP (2:28) and cash game strategy (8:02), QB picks (11:11), cash game stacks (16:12), GPP stacks (24:08), why you should pay up at running back this week (34:17) and much more!

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Oct 27, 2017
Week 8 Start/Sit & Bold Predictions (Ep. 142)
01:03:29

We've got Christopher Harris of Harris Football joining us today to chat about the questions surrounding the Vikings (2:16) and Raiders' (5:58) backfields heading into Week 8. Listen in as we disagree about Will Fuller's outlook (11:03), name our starts of the week (32:14), sits of the week (43:48), and make bold predictions (55:29).

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Oct 26, 2017
Waiver Pickups & Buy/Sell Targets: Week 8 (Ep. 141)
01:08:40

Week 8 is upon us and with six teams on bye, it's time to start planning out who to pick up off the waiver wire to either fill this week's holes or to stash away for the future. We've got Sigmund Bloom of the Footballguys joining us to give his thoughts on approaching the wire at this point in the season (11:57). It's a fun episode as we hit on a variety of topics that are surely on your mind like what to think of Ezekiel Elliott's looming suspension (13:23), Latavius Murray's outlook (26:32), JuJu's expanding role (34:50), deep player stashes (40:27), players to drop (49:03), ROS rankings (56:36) and more!

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Oct 24, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 7 (Ep. 140)
01:01:44

The main weekend slate for week 7 is right around the corner and we're back with another episode dedicated to helping you build your daily fantasy lineups. There are way too many names that we're covering to list out, but listen up as we break down the QBs (14:55), RBs (26:46), WRs (41:33), TEs (50:28), and DSTs (55:07) options. Whether you're a cash game player or load up on GPPs, we've got your back.

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Oct 20, 2017
Week 7 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 139)
54:17

Jim Sannes of numberFire is joining us to run through some of the tougher decisions this week with setting your lineup. How viable is Tyrod Taylor (11:17) and Blake Bortles (13:59) this weekend? Should you start the running backs in Green Bay (23:03)? We're answering those questions and more including what to make of Ted Ginn's role with Willie Snead getting more involved (39:25) and if the Saints' defense is worth using against a Brett Hundley led Packers team (49:57).

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Oct 19, 2017
Waiver Pickups & Buy/Sell Targets: Week 7 (Ep. 138)
01:02:48

Aaron Rodgers is possibly out for the season (2:43), but navigating the waiver wire this week may be even more difficult to deal with. We're talking fantasy implications in Green Bay (5:25), our favorite pickups (17:29) this week including some deeper options (43:46), and the top guys who would be immediate adds if they're available despite high ownership rates (47:48). Make sure to listen in as we wrap up with buy/sell candidates (49:46) and our early Super Bowl predictions (56:13).

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Oct 17, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 6 (Ep. 137)
01:14:32

Joining us to break down another main slate Sunday is Doug Norrie of DFSR.com. We've got a hot one for you as Tags and Bobby disagree strongly about a couple QBs (30:47) before moving onto the RB options (34:04). We're hitting all the topics from middle range guys (41:37) to high-end WRs (52:03). Listen in as you start thinking about your options this weekend.

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Oct 13, 2017
Week 6 Start/Sit & Trade Advice (Ep. 136)
01:02:43

We've got Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Sports joining us for this episode and we're having a fun time talking tough lineup decisions (18:46) and trade candidates you should consider (7:54). Find out what we think of Derek Carr (19:00), Ben Roethlisberger (23:44), Duke Johnson (31:43), Adrian Peterson (41:02), Sammy Watkins (49:09), Jaron Brown (51:40), and many more players at each position.

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Oct 12, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 6 (Ep. 135)
01:05:16

It was an injury-plagued weekend of football to say the least and joining us to discuss all the happenings around the league is Mike Wright of The Fantasy Footballers. Not every injury is the same and we're telling you which ones to be worried about (8:09). We're also going down the list of available RBs (15:13), WRs (39:43), TEs (56:50), and QBs (1:00:07) that you should be prioritizing.

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Oct 10, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 5 (Ep. 134)
01:07:46

It's always a new week in daily fantasy and we've got Bobby Sylvester back on the show to help co-host after a brief break. We're running down the Sunday slate to discuss all our favorite cash game and tournament plays. Things are lining up for Aaron Rodgers to be the top QB (15:24). Find out who else should help you win at the RB (26:41), WR (44:42), TE (55:38), and D/ST positions (1:02:45).

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Oct 06, 2017
Week 5 Start/Sit Advice w/ Jamey Eisenberg (Ep. 133)
48:13

Bye weeks are here and we've got Jamey Eisenberg of CBS Sports joining us to discuss all the difficult start/sit decisions facing you this week. Is this the week Marshawn Lynch shows up (4:01)? Should you sit Amari Cooper (13:15)? What do you do with Kyle Rudolph (22:53)? We're answering pressing questions about players from every position and discussing players you should buy (36:48) and sell (43:13) while you still can.

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Oct 05, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 5 (Ep. 132)
01:00:13

It's going to be a busy week on the waiver wire with all the injuries that happened. Bye weeks are now in play and it's just another thing to think about as you start planning your waiver pickups. Joining us is Brandon Marianne Lee of Her Fantasy Football to help you get through the tough choices. We're covering hot topics from the weekend (7:58), which RBs to prioritize on the waivers (17:35), who the top readily available WRs are (32:50), and listen in as Brandon brings fire to the Joe Mixon discussion (8:48).

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Oct 03, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 4 (Ep. 131)
59:30

Whether you're spending up on a QB this week (8:51), or looking to stack up on the top tier RBs (19:37), we're hitting all the pressing topics ahead of the weekend slates. We've got Dave Kitchen of RotoGrinders with us to break down all his favorite plays including some strategy on why he likes to hedge (27:36). Listen up as Tags and Dave disagree on the top WR plays (38:30).

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Sep 29, 2017
Week 4 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 130)
53:38

We're back for another episode to answer all the tough start/sit decisions heading into Week 4. It's the quarter way point in the fantasy season so there's no time to waste. Joining us is our very own featured writer, Dan Harris, who's currently atop the leaderboard as the most accurate expert this season. It's time to talk some rankings.

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Sep 28, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 4 (Ep. 129)
48:49

It's already Week 4 and while the waiver wire is thinning out a bit, there's no question we're going to talk about who is available. Joining us to do so is Jake Ciely or RotoExperts. Listen in as we name some takeaways from the weekend (4:04), why you should be stashing Jamaal Williams (14:49), which back to snag from Philly (23:49), receivers to consider (26:47), QBs to stream (38:28), and TEs to pick up (43:51).

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Sep 26, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 3 (Ep. 128)
01:06:32

Whether you're looking for the top high priced players to pay up for or low-priced, high ceiling guys, we've got it all covered. Christian Abbonizio, co-founder of Daily Fantasy Insider is joining us to break down the main slate this Sunday. Listen in for our favorite QBs (13:12), RBs (25:37), WRs (40:42), TEs (57:29), and D/STs (1:03:00).

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Sep 22, 2017
Week 3 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 127)
59:57

Games start sooner than you think this weekend with London back on tap for the Ravens/Jaguars game. That's just one matchup with players you might question starting. We'll be covering all of the tough decisions at each position (7:42) with Dalton Del Don of Yahoo! Sports. Listen in as we tell you our thoughts on the hot pickup, Chris Carson (19:59), the surprise outlook for Rashard Higgins (33:23), and Jason Witten's sudden resurgence (50:07).

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Sep 21, 2017
Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 3 (Ep. 126)
01:00:15

We saw a handful of tight ends get dinged up (2:20) and we also saw the emergence of a few young running backs. It's a jam-packed show and joining us to discuss who to pick up is Justin Boone of theScore. Should you grab Chris Carson or Samaje Perine (15:40)? Which receivers should you target (32:02)? We're answering all the pressing questions including an early rest of season rankings update (51:37).

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Sep 19, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 2 (Ep. 125)
55:45

We're back for the second week of NFL DFS picks and joining us is Davis Mattek of FantasyInsiders to give his hot take of the week to kick things off (1:55). Then we're diving right into each position discussing where you should spend up (4:12) and where you can find value (14:28). Looking for our favorite plays at WR? We've got you covered (33:00). Find out why Gronk is the chalk at TE (45:07) plus much more!

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Sep 15, 2017
Week 2 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 124)
59:11

It's time to start locking in those lineups but before you do, listen in as Jim Sannes of numberFire joins us to breakdown Week 2 rankings to help you with all of your start/sit questions. We're covering each position -- RBs (8:45), WRs, (27:06), QBs (44:17), and TEs (48:49), and naming desperation plays if you need someone to fill a hole.

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Sep 14, 2017
Week 1 Recap + Waiver Wire Pickups (Ep. 123)
01:03:42

The injuries piled up after one week of football, and we're here with Jody Smith of Gridiron Experts to tell you all about it (3:32). More importantly, it's time to start looking ahead to the next week and that means the waiver wire. Listen in as we talk about our favorite pickups (40:14) and who stood out (23:15).

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Sep 12, 2017
DFS Lineup Advice: Week 1 (Ep. 122)
01:00:15

Every week we're going to be giving you our favorite DFS plays and joining us to get you ready for Week 1 is Doug Norrie of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings. Whether you're a cash game player or like rolling the dice in a GPP, listen in as we're going to hit up each position and talk pricing, values, under-the-radar picks and more!

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Sep 08, 2017
Week 1 Rankings & Start/Sit (Ep. 121)
01:03:08

Week 1 of football is here! We're running through our weekly rankings and going position-by-position, starting at QB (6:58), then moving onto RB (21:08), WR (34:51), TE (52:34) and wrapping up with defenses (58:32) as we name which players we intend on starting and sitting. We're also discussing the Ezekiel Elliott decision (3:32) and will touch on all the relevant injuries that'll affect your lineup decisions.

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Sep 07, 2017
Survivor & Pick'em Pool Strategies (Ep. 120)
44:25

Fantasy players are savvier than ever with so much information out there and that knowledge can translate over to being successful in office pools, survivor, and pick 'em contests. Our friends from TeamRankings.com are joining us in this special episode to talk about what types of strategy you can employ when playing in these contests (27:52).

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Sep 06, 2017
Waiver Wire Stashes + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 119)
51:01

Kickoff is just days away now and with a few players heading into Week 1 banged up, we're discussing who may be impacted (2:26). Pat Fitzmaurice of SI.com is also here to help answer your questions as we hit the listener mailbag (18:45) before we tackle players you should consider stashing from the waiver wire (39:37).

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Sep 05, 2017
Bold Predictions + John Brown Interview (Ep. 118)
01:00:47

We've got a very special episode today. Listen in as John Brown of the Arizona Cardinals comes on the show to discuss his health, whether he plays fantasy himself, and who he considers as the toughest corner to face along with who makes up his top 3 receivers (1:35). We've got all this plus BOLD predictions with Matt Camp of Bleacher Report (11:52).

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Sep 02, 2017
Top Value Picks in Each Round w/ Jeff Ratcliffe (Ep. 117)
01:02:42

When it comes to drafting, you should always be looking for value at every pick. Fortunately, the way things are going this preseason, there's plenty of value to be had. Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus joins us as we round-by-round and identify players that we like based on the latest ADP data (11:21).

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Aug 31, 2017
Wide Receiver Tiers (Ep. 116)
01:00:33

Week 3 of the preseason was filled with news and we're breaking down Cameron Meredith's loss (3:10), Spencer Ware's injury (8:48), and Julian Edelman's injury (12:52). We've also got a full show on the wide receiver position as we go tier-by-tier and discuss the notable names as you move through your draft (16:57).

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Aug 29, 2017
Undervalued & Overvalued Players (Ep. 115)
01:00:50

Find out who the most under and overvalued players are ahead of the season. Jim Sannes of numberFire is here to join us and we've got plenty of players for you to take note of. We're kicking things off with wide receivers (14:23), before moving onto RBs (37:35), TEs (51:42) and QBs (54:11).

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Aug 25, 2017
Running Back Tiers (Ep. 114)
56:48

One of the most important positions to get right this season will be at running back and that's exactly what we're going to discuss. Curious on which rookie to target besides Leonard Fournette (28:12)? How about who to consider when there aren't any sure bets (35:52)? Get answers to all that and more like who has the highest upside if an injury were to happen (49:29) as we break down all the tiers of backs.

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Aug 24, 2017
Draft these Sleepers - Sean Koerner (Ep. 113)
58:13

It's time to talk sleepers ahead of the busiest draft weekend and we've got the most accurate expert year after year joining us: Sean Koerner (STATS.com). This is a can't miss episode as we name players from every position.

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Aug 22, 2017
Avoid these Busts (Ep. 112)
01:01:40

It's time talk busts and we've got Mike "Hitman" Wright of The Fantasy Footballers joining us. Tune in as we combine forces to nail down all the top busts from each position (RBs - 14:29, WRs - 43:44, QBs - 54:53, and TEs - 58:14). We're also naming rookie back we'd be willing to pay up for (39:34).

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Aug 19, 2017
Toughest Players to Project w/ Christopher Harris (Ep. 111)
01:04:07

There are plenty of polarizing players heading into the season and we're tackling some of the toughest decisions you'll run into with Chris Harris of Harris Football. Listen in as we discuss Mike Gillislee (2:41), the Cowboys backfield (15:21), Seattle's backfield (19:39), Adrian Peterson (31:31), and many others. We're also covering our tight end rankings and naming some forgotten players who could provide value (37:09).

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Aug 17, 2017
Bold Predictions w/ Brad Evans (Ep. 110)
47:17

Who doesn't love a good hot take, especially when it's backed up with solid reasoning? We're coming with them hard in this one with the one and only Brad Evans of Yahoo! Sports. We're hitting each position starting with QBs (6:06), RBs (16:14), WRs (24:39), and finishing with TEs (34:47). Now sit back and listen in as we make our bold predictions for the upcoming fantasy season.

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Aug 15, 2017
Ezekiel Elliott Suspended + Watkins & Matthews Trades (Ep. 109)
29:43

We've got a hot one coming in with the latest reactions on the news that broke today. We're breaking down the fantasy impact all around with Sammy Watkins going to the Rams (2:37), Jordan Matthews heading to Buffalo (12:11), and the league dropping the hammer on Ezekiel Elliott (22:30). You won't want to miss this!

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Aug 11, 2017
High Upside WRs with John Paulsen (Ep. 108)
59:38

The most accurate fantasy experts just keep rolling in and we've got John Paulsen of 4for4 with us today. It's a great time to be a fantasy player with preseason games taking place and we're discussing the latest news including how much stock you should put into these early performances (1:39). We're also naming our favorite high upside wide receivers (16:18) before wrapping up with a few listener questions (50:06).

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Aug 11, 2017
High Upside Running Backs (Ep. 107)
01:08:59

Everybody wants to land that high upside player and we're going through the running backs in a roundtable discussion with Justin Boone of theScore.com. Listen in as one of the most accurate experts each year gives his thoughts on the topic (36:19). We're also answering mailbag questions (17:29) so be sure to tune in as yours could be one of them.

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Aug 10, 2017
Consensus Rankings Debate w/ Jake Ciely (Ep. 106)
57:36

If you're into accurate predictions, you won't want to miss this episode. We've got one of the top experts in the fantasy football industry, Jake Ciely (RotoExperts), joining us today. It's an episode filled with debates as we look at Jake's rankings and compare them to the Expert Consensus Rankings (33:48). Listen in as we get his take on all the latest news topics including Jay Cutler (4:22), Anquan Boldin (15:46), and Josh Doctson (18:50), as well as a couple deep sleepers that nobody's talking about (31:35) & (54:55).

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Aug 08, 2017
Risky Players to Draft & Avoid w/ Matt Camp (Ep. 105)
01:04:49

In fantasy drafts, there are high risk players worth taking a shot on (19:11), and then there are high risk players you should simply just avoid altogether (43:35). We're naming players on both sides of the spectrum with Matt Camp of Bleacher Report. Before we get into that, listen in as we discuss whether you should factor in bye weeks when drafting (2:44), Ryan Tannehill's injury and what kind of trickle down effect it could have (5:10), and what to make about the RB chatter in Green Bay (6:32).

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Aug 04, 2017
Fact or Fiction + Draft Mistakes to Avoid (Ep. 104)
01:07:23

The sound of pads crashing against one another is back and with it comes new injuries that have fantasy implications. Joining us in this episode is Raymond Summerlin of Rotoworld and we're touching on the latest news (9:06), discussing some of the safer picks you can make in the later rounds (13:12), then we jump into our fact or fiction game (19:23). Does Todd Gurley have a higher floor and ceiling than Jay Ajayi/Jordan Howard (22:35)? Will Michael Thomas be a top-3 WR next season (27:02)? We're answering these questions and more including what you should avoid doing ahead of, and during your draft (51:24).

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Aug 03, 2017
PPR Mock Draft (Ep. 103)
54:05

It's that time again and we're mock drafting using PPR scoring. We've got Dan Clasgens of Pro Football Focus joining us today as we each pick from a different position using our mock draft simulator (19:25). Listen in as we each discuss our picks as well as talk about a few of the latest news items including the Ravens and Colin Kaepernick (10:41), and Sean Payton's comments about Alvin Kamara (16:30).

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Aug 01, 2017
Dave Richard's Rankings vs. Expert Consensus (Ep. 102)
01:04:35

The weekend is here and so is Dave Richard from CBS Sports! Listen in as we dive into Dave's rankings and find out why he's higher and lower on certain players compared to our Expert Consensus (3:26). We're also giving our dissenting opinions on the QB position as we go down all the tiers (26:32).

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Jul 29, 2017
Projections w/ Ross Tucker & Round 3 to 4 Strategy (Ep. 101)
01:06:13

The one and only Ross Tucker is taking time to join us on today's show. Listen in as we fire off some over/under questions at him to see where he stands on a few intriguing players (5:49). We're also nailing down the 3rd and 4th rounds of a draft which can often lead to the toughest decisions. Should you reach for someone you like, or stick with the rankings (35:23)? Listen in for the answer.

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Jul 28, 2017
Player Showdowns + Training Camp Battles w/ JJ Zachariason (Ep. 100)
01:04:52

Training camps are about to start and the season is getting closer. Joining us on the show today is J.J. Zachariason of numberFire to settle some heated debates between Bobby and Tags (10:56). It's a fun one as we get some closure on a few names like Keenan Allen (11:16), Brandon Marshall (26:38), and Amari Cooper (31:35). Afterward, listen in as we tackle all the notable training camp battles including the Bengals (41:49), Jets (53:44), and Redskins backfields (1:01:10).

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Jul 26, 2017
Undervalued Players & Listener Mailbag (Ep. 99)
57:36

We're up to 3 episodes a week now and we're finishing the week strong naming our favorite undervalued players! We've got Jim Sannes of numberFire joining us as we each name a running back (3:27), wide receiver (17:43), tight end (28:38), and quarterback (34:51) that could provide you great value. Make sure to check this one out as we're also answering some of your questions from the listener mailbag (42:00).

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Jul 21, 2017
RB Handcuffs, Auction Draft Tips & Trivia (Ep. 98)
01:07:56

We're back again and we're answering once and for all whether you should handcuff running backs and if you do, which backups around the league you should be targeting (18:43). We've also got FantasyPros correspondent and friend of the podcast, Dan Harris, joining us to get into all the quirks with nailing your auction draft including general strategy (41:32) and tips (50:53). Listen into this episode for all the goods and see if you can nail our trivia faster than Bobby and Dan (4:19).

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Jul 20, 2017
ADP Breakdown w/ Evan Silva (Ep. 97)
59:02

We're excited to welcome Evan Silva of Rotoworld on the show today and we've got a great one as we break down the latest consensus average draft positions (ADP). Before we get into the fun, we're covering the latest news with Ezekiel Elliott's troubles (2:05), Kirk Cousins is getting tagged again (6:42) and D'Onta Foreman's  arrest (15:39). As for ADP, we're starting with the running backs and talk through some tough decisions in Tevin Coleman/Derrick Henry (19:06), Mark Ingram/Adrian Peterson (24:05), before hitting WRs (33:22), and QBs (43:27).

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Jul 18, 2017
Christopher Harris' Rankings vs. Expert Consensus (Ep. 96)
01:04:10

We've got a special episode for you today with the one and only Christopher Harris of Harris Football. Listen in as we run through his most recent rankings and get his thoughts on why he's higher and lower on certain players like Brandon Marshall (5:23), Sammy Watkins (14:19), Terrelle Pryor (16:14), and Martellus Bennett (28:37) to name a few. We've also got a bonus segment as we run a dynasty mock draft to wrap up the show (33:10).

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Jul 14, 2017
Late Round Targets w/ Andy Behrens (Ep. 95)
53:45

Joining us in this latest episode for some shenanigans and fantasy football advice is Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Sports. We’ve got a fun one for you as we briefly discuss the Zero RB draft strategy (1:42) before we get into the main event naming late-round running back targets (8:14), wide receivers (27:44), quarterbacks (40:00), and tight ends (46:48).

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Jul 12, 2017
Boom or Bust Players w/ Jeff Ratcliffe (Ep. 94)
01:05:54

We've got a jam packed episode of players with boom and bust potential and joining us talk about them is Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus. Find out which running backs fit the bill (11:33) including a few rookies in Christian McCaffrey (11:56), Dalvin Cook (27:23), and Jamaal Williams (35:09). Of course we have WRs covered as well starting with Terrelle Pryor (41:37) before we move onto QBs (56:11) and a quick chat on TEs (1:00:29).

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Jul 07, 2017
Players to Avoid Drafting (Ep. 93)
55:30

We hope everyone enjoyed 4th of July and in this episode, we've got players to avoid drafting based on where they're currently being taken. Jody Smith of Gridiron Experts joins us as we go position by position starting with QBs (9:05). We're also covering if you should be worried about Andrew Luck not throwing yet (18:45) before moving onto RBs (25:22), WRs (42:00), and a lightning round of TEs we're not too high on (52:14).

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Jul 06, 2017
Listener Mailbag (Ep. 92)
56:23

It's mailbag time! Listen in as guest Anthony Amico of RotoViz joins us to tackle all of your questions (8:52). We're hitting topics ranging from who to take #1 in a rookie draft (18:28), whose hype has gone too far (35:49), what's a good spot to draft at (44:50), and much much more!

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Jun 30, 2017
Live Mock Draft w/ Rich Hribar (Ep. 91)
01:10:47

Every draft is different depending on when you pick so we're covering the middle of the pack this time around. Joining us for the fun is Rich Hribar of Rotoworld.com. Listen up as we're drafting from the 5, 6, and 7 spots to give you our perspective and who we like based on the options available to us. Before kicking the draft off (15:18), we're also discussing a few players Rich will avoid picking up this season (2:03).

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Jun 28, 2017
Top 10 NFL Deep Sleepers (Ep. 90)
01:01:53

It's time to talk sleepers! We're naming our top 10 players way down in the rankings that have legitimate potential to help you win your league. Listen in as Bobby and Tags count down their top picks (5:42) before jumping into players that just missed the cut (51:05).

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Jun 24, 2017
2-QB Mock Draft + NFL News (Ep. 89)
01:04:18

Have you ever thought about playing in a 2-QB League, but didn't know where to start? Don't worry as we're guiding you through an entire draft with TwoQBs.com's co-founder, Greg Smith. Before we start our mock draft (12:54), we're discussing Eric Decker's new home (3:19) as well as other news with Minnesota's WRs (7:33). Listen in as we get down and dirty into 2-QB draft strategy (13:44), whether you should take a QB with the No. 1 pick (17:38), and why a third QB is more important than an upside position player (54:45). We're also giving our thoughts on over 25 players as they get selected so there's something for everyone.

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Jun 20, 2017
NFL Bounce-back Candidates (Ep. 88)
56:56

We're hitting one of everyone's favorite topics and joining us for the fun is Raymond Summerlin of Rotoworld. Listen in as we each pick players from the QB (6:37), RB (25:11), WR (36:31), and TE (53:37) positions that should bounce back in the upcoming season.

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Jun 17, 2017
Draft Advice for the First 2 Rounds w/ Joe Dolan (Ep. 87)
59:12

We're tackling all the tough decisions that take place over the first two rounds and taking a deeper look at the studs that make up the top 24. Joe Dolan of FantasyGuru joins us and kicks things off by naming one of his favorite players heading into the season (6:30). Then the fun begins as arguments for/against Zeke (11:07), David Johnson, and Le'Veon Bell(13:24) take place. Also find out which one of the top receivers they're taking between OBJ, Julio and Mike Evans (19:59).

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Jun 14, 2017
Jamey Eisenberg's Rankings + Over/Under NFL Game (Ep. 86)
58:21

We've got a fun show for you with Jamey Eisenberg of CBS Sports joining us to talk rankings. Find out why he's higher and lower on certain players compared to the consensus like Ben Roethlisberger (8:12), Mike Gillislee (11:06), Carlos Hyde (14:33), or Paul Perkins (17:07). We've got plenty of more names that we're discussing with Jamey as well as playing a fun new game called "Over/Under". Play along and see if you agree or disagree with Tags (36:18).

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Jun 09, 2017
PPR Mock Draft with Jake Ciely (Ep. 85)
51:58

It's mock draft time and we're picking from three different spots! Top industry expert, Jake Ciely joins us to go through each one of his picks as well as ours and we're breaking down who we like at each spot. We're also making arguments for PPR vs. STD scoring (6:43), before starting the mock draft (9:38).

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Jun 08, 2017
Hot Takes, Surprise Performers, and Name that Player (Ep. 84)
49:09

We've got Scott Barrett from Pro Football Focus joining us in this episode and it's time for some hot takes. Listen in as we get a bit bold with who we expect to over/under perform this season (28:45). Think you got some football knowledge? See if you can figure out which players we're hinting at in our latest Name that Player segment (9:21).

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Jun 06, 2017
Breakout Players with Sigmund Bloom (Ep. 83)
56:47

It's a new month and with that, we're diving into future breakout players with Sigmund Bloom of FootballGuys. Some may call them sleepers, but whatever your preference of terms is, we've got over 15 names to think about (8:30). Our Le'Veon Bell signed jersey giveaway is still happening thanks to our friends at Pristine Auction so listen up for how to enter (7:30).

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Jun 01, 2017
Evan Silva's Top 150 vs. the Expert Consensus (Ep. 82)
58:23

We're excited to welcome Rotoworld's Evan Silva to the show today after he recently published his top 150 fantasy players. Hear directly from the expert's mouth on why he's got his rankings the way he does as we dig into who he's higher and lower on such as Terrelle Pryor (12:33), Stefon Diggs (18:45), John Brown (22:10), Derrick Henry (39:05), and many others. We're also finding out who he's ending up with the most on his MFL teams (48:34).

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May 30, 2017
Wide Receiver Rankings & Listener Mailbag (Ep. 81)
58:35

We're back with a new episode and after talking about QBs/RBs, it's time to cover the wide receiver position. Joining us is receiver guru, Matt Harmon of NFL.com, and we're discussing players that plenty of you have questions about - Sammy Watkins (11:03), John Brown (14:54), John Ross (18:37), the entire Chargers WR corps (21:22), Packers WRs (37:28), Redskins pass catchers (48:40), and more. We're also answering your questions in our latest mailbag segment so be sure to listen in (3:33).

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May 25, 2017
LeGarrette Blount's an Eagle & 2nd/3rd Year Player Outlooks (Ep. 80)
51:17

LeGarrette Blount has finally signed with a team (8:10) and the Twitterverse has been saying Joe Williams could unseat Carlos Hyde (11:11). Those are just two news items we're talking about with FantasyPros correspondent, Dan Harris, before we discuss the top youngsters that are heading into their second and third season. We're talking Jameis Winston (3:09), Marcus Mariota (5:00), Todd Gurley (28:24), Melvin Gordon (32:55), Devin Funchess (44:04), Josh Doctson (47:17), and plenty of other players from each position.

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May 18, 2017
Running Back Rankings (Ep. 79)
53:59

The Patriots are seemingly always doing things that raise an eyebrow like their latest offer to LeGarrette Blount (1:30). Speaking of the Patriots, Michael Floyd's moving onto his next team, the Vikings, after collecting a ring (3:28). Beyond the latest news, we're working our way from the bottom of the running back rankings starting with Doug Martin (12:33) and Bilal Powell (13:42), up to Jay Ajayi (42:01), LeSean McCoy (45:29), and Melvin Gordon (47:18). Listen in as we discuss the names above and everyone in between to break down their fantasy outlook. Don't worry, we've got the big 3 covered as well (51:48).

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May 11, 2017
QB & TE Rankings (EP. 78)
55:23

We're taking our first look at rankings since the NFL Draft took place and we'll be starting with the quarterback and tight end positions. Whether you play dynasty, redraft or have some MFL10s lined up, we're breaking down both QB (6:14) and TE (32:01) positions to tell you who we like and dislike.

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May 06, 2017
NFL Draft Winners & Losers (Ep. 77)
01:08:49

May is here, the NFL Draft has come and gone, and it's time to break down all 32 teams to see how they did. More importantly, we're bringing the hot takes on the fantasy impact that each team's players are going to have with the new rookies on board. Of course, we're starting off with the Bears (1:00), but what about the Saints and Alvin Kamara (22:27)? How about the Panthers and McCaffrey/Samuel (26:08)? What does this mean for Cam Newton? We're talking about it all!

May 02, 2017
NFL Mock Draft (Ep. 76)
01:00:19

With the NFL Draft just day's away, we're mock drafting the entire first round with Jody Smith of Gridiron Experts and Charlie Campbell of WalterFootball. The first pick was no surprise, but find out who ends up going at #2 in this mock (2:58), when the first trade happens and who it involves (13:09), and possibly the most surprising pick late in the first round (53:45).

Apr 25, 2017
PPR Mock Draft (Ep. 75)
54:02
We're having some fun in this latest episode with our friend and current FantasyPros featured writer, Dan Harris. We're mock drafting from an early, middle and late round pick to give you the full spectrum of which players we like in a PPR draft (11:12). Mock Draft Simulator --> http://draftwizard.fantasypros.com/football/mock-draft-simulator/
Apr 13, 2017
Dynasty Rankings Rundown (Ep. 74)
55:20
Tony Romo's retiring and now the question is, does he belong in the Hall of Fame (1:02)? We're discussing all the latest news before jumping into the dynasty rankings and explaining why WRs tend to be ranked higher in dynasty versus redraft leagues (22:42). Is Odell Beckham the clear #1 dynasty receiver (23:48)? Should Cam Newton be ranked lower (27:52)? What about Devonta Freeman (36:49) or Kyle Rudolph (43:05)? Consensus Dynasty Rankings: https://www.fantasypros.com/nfl/rankings/dynasty-overall.php Article reference (1:02): https://www.fantasypros.com/2017/04/tony-romo-belongs-in-the-hall-of-fame/
Apr 08, 2017
Ep. 73: Over & Undervalued Player Rankings
53:58
Our consensus draft rankings for the 2017 season are available for all to check out and we're going through them today with Dan Clasgens of Get Sports Info. Find out our thoughts on players from each position starting with QBs (13:50), RBs (21:51), and WRs (30:41) before we wrap up with the tight ends (45:50). Expert Consensus Rankings: https://www.fantasypros.com/nfl/rankings/consensus-cheatsheets.php
Mar 27, 2017
Ep. 72: Dynasty Rookie Draft
36:26
We're joined by Ryan McDowell of Dynasty League Football to have some fun as we run a straight draft picking rookies. We're giving our thoughts on the latest news regarding Eddie Lacy (2:22) and Rex Burkhead (7:58) before diving into the number one dynasty rookie (11:09). With 18 players being picked, you'll definitely want to listen in to get your fantasy football fill.
Mar 22, 2017
Ep. 71: Early Mock Draft & March Madness
56:19
Sure, it's just March and we're already starting a mock draft, but we love football so why not? With the recent transactions in free agency, which we're discussing in detail (Brandin Cooks - 1:45... Martellus Bennett - 12:58...), an impact can already be felt as we go pick-by-pick and analyze our options. Now with March Madness happening, we had to talk some college hoops so we're joined by special guest, Keith Goldner of numberFire.com, to talk bracket strategy, dark horses, and more ahead of the tournament (43:58). Mock Draft Simulator --> http://draftwizard.fantasypros.com/football/mock-draft-simulator/
Mar 14, 2017
Ep. 70: Free Agency Winners & Losers
58:35
It's been a busy day with NFL Free Agency and we're covering the frenzy with our guest, Mike Wright of The Fantasy Footballers. We've got every impactful move covered starting with Alshon Jeffery (2:21), the Brock Osweiler fiasco (6:15), and we're hitting topics as they pop across our screens... Kenneth Dixon suspension anyone (15:50)? Free agency is far from over, but you'll want to listen in to get all our thoughts on what has transpired up to this point.
Mar 10, 2017
Ep. 69: Free Agency Preview & Predictions
51:21
We're back to talk some football and are incredibly excited to introduce Mike Tagliere as the newest member of our show. The new chapter starts today with the latest free agency news including where Brandin Cooks could be playing in 2017 (2:11), what the franchise tag means for Le'Veon Bell & Kirk Cousins (11:35), as well as a position-by-position breakdown of the available players starting with QBs (16:42), RBs (26:13) and wrapping up with WRs (40:17). Free Agency Primer -> https://www.fantasypros.com/2017/03/nfl-free-agency-primer-fantasy-football/
Mar 03, 2017
Ep. 68: Early 2017 Draft Rankings
34:17
The Super Bowl was one for the ages and we're already looking forward to the 2017 season. We're excited to have Pat Daugherty of Rotoworld joining us to talk about even more football as we dive into our early consensus rankings available now at FantasyPros.com. We're going tier by tier as Bobby and Pat talk Le'Veon Bell or David Johnson at #1 (2:57), which guys stand out in each tier, and some intriguing names further down the list (18:56).
Feb 08, 2017
Ep. 67: Super Bowl Predictions & Prop Bets
43:22
Bobby and guest, Dan Harris, discuss who could be the surprise player for the Pats on Sunday (7:35), what to expect from their crowded backfield (8:52), and the heavily debated topic of whether or not Tom Brady is now the best QB ever (12:15). And we can't talk about this matchup without going into just how good this Falcons' offense is (17:04). For all of you who are looking forward to the next season already, we've got you covered as we make 2018 predictions (25:13) before taking a look at some of the prop bets for this weekend (28:20).
Feb 01, 2017
Ep. 66: DFS Lineup Advice - Conference Championship Matchups
38:38
We're taking our final show of the season down to Southern California as Bobby breaks down the weekend slate with Doug Norrie of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings. With limited options in a two game slate, find out which players you should pay up for.
Jan 19, 2017
Ep. 65: DFS Lineup Advice - Divisional Round Matchups
51:57
We're back this week with our Divisional Round DFS coverage. With four games on the slate again, we're going to name every player that's worth considering as you build your lineups ahead of kickoff. To help, we've got Jared Kwart of FantasyCruncher joining us to go matchup by matchup starting with Seattle heading to Atlanta (2:15) to take on Matt Ryan (3:18), Julio Jones (3:36) and Devonta Freeman (4:39). On the other side of the ball, Russell Wilson (10:37) and Doug Baldwin (11:45) are the offensive leaders, but it's hard to forget about Thomas Rawls (13:10) after last week. The second game that we're breaking down has the Texans visiting the Patriots. Outside of C.J. Fiedorowicz and Ryan Griffin (26:31), Bobby and Jared aren't wasting time on any Houston players, but if you're wondering which Patriots to use, they've got you covered starting with Tom Brady (19:13) and LeGarrette Blount (21:08). The third game features the Steelers at Chiefs (27:15) and you can call it "chalky", but Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell are without question the studs to use (29:33). To finish out the show, they're looking at how unstoppable Aaron Rodgers (38:41) is as he heads to Dallas to take on Dak Prescott (40:40) and Ezekiel Elliott (41:24). Don't miss a second of this player packed episode.
Jan 12, 2017
Ep. 64: DFS Lineup Advice - Wild Card Matchups
42:47
We're here with our first ever playoff podcast and Justin MacMahan of Daily Fantasy Insider joins host, Bobby Sylvester to break down the four matchups this weekend. Not all the matchups are pretty, and in some cases, they're downright ugly, but we're covering all the big names starting with the G-Men visiting Green Bay (3:56) as the two talk about Paul Perkins (5:07), Aaron Rodgers (7:46), Eli Manning (8:23), Odell Beckham (9:59), Jordy Nelson (11:28), Ty Montgomery (14:17) as well as a few smaller names in Aaron Ripkowski (5:51), Sterling Shepard (13:15) and Geronimo Allison (13:39). Then it's arguably the worst playoff matchup of the season with the Raiders and Texans facing off (15:05). While there aren't many appealing plays, hear what Bobby and Justin have to say about Latavius Murray (18:26), Lamar Miller (19:22), DeAndre Hopkins (21:00) and the two Raiders receivers (21:13). The Lions will head to Seattle in a great matchup and you'll want to hear about why Doug Baldwin (24:17), Golden Tate (27:56), and Anquan Boldin (28:19) could all be solid plays. To close the show, the Steelers should rack up points against the Dolphins (32:51) and it'd be foolish to not have any Steelers in your lineup, namely Antonio Brown (34:04) and Le'Veon Bell (34:44).
Jan 06, 2017
Ep. 63: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 17
49:06
The Week 17 DFS show features Doug Norrie of DSFR.com and host, Bobby Sylvester. The pair starts with quarterbacks (2:46) and are both big believers in Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson this week. Then they move on to running backs (14:46) where they discuss the controversial Pittsburgh backfield situation and whether it makes sense to fade David Johnson. When they chat about wide receivers (30:18) Jordy Nelson is an easy piece to agree on and both Doug and Bobby have cheap wide receivers they are excited about. They close out the show by talking about tight ends (41:05), defense (43:34) and stacks for the main slate (45:22)
Dec 30, 2016
Ep. 62: Fantasy Awards & Early 2017 Preview
49:50
Joe Dolan of FantasyGuru.com joins host Bobby Sylvester to hand out fantasy awards for season-long leagues position by position. The pair discusses quarterbacks at 5:09, running backs at 10:48, wide receivers at 14:24, tight ends at 20:55 and finally defenses at 23:47 before handing out league-wide awards (25:03) including the best quarterback to target for the season and the most disappointing fantasy player. Joe and Bobby close out the conversation (32:06) by taking a peek into 2017, talking about who they are excited about and which players they're targeting in keeper leagues during the off-season.
Dec 29, 2016
Ep. 61: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 16
51:11
Jared Kwart (@FCJaredK) from FantasyCruncher.com joins the show to discuss the Week 16 slate for daily fantasy contests. Topics include: quarterbacks (4:19); running backs (17:32); wide receivers (27:58); tight end (39:37); defenses (43:41); and stacks (46:19).
Dec 23, 2016
Ep. 60: Week 16 Rankings & Start/Sit
44:33
Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) of Pro Football Focus joins the show to discuss his rankings versus the Expert Consensus heading into Week 16. Topics include: 2016 MVP picks (1:04); rankings for quarterbacks (8:26), running backs (16:25), wide receivers (29:36), tight ends (36:51), and defenses (42:04).
Dec 22, 2016
Ep. 59: Waiver Wire & News - Week 16
39:40
Dan Clasgens (@DanClasgens) of GetSportsInfo.com joins us to chat about the waiver wire for fantasy football championship matchups in Week 16. We begin with 'three truths and a lie', a game where Bobby gives Dan three truths and one lie, and Dan must determine the lie (1:59) and move on to wide receiver waiver wire options (6:09); running backs (22:09); streaming tight ends (26:48); streaming quarterbacks (29:53); and streaming defenses (32:45).
Dec 20, 2016
Ep. 58: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 15
36:19
Derek Farnsworth, otherwise known as Notorious (@RG_Notorious) in DFS circles, chats with host, Bobby Sylvester about Week 15's DFS slate. The pair starts with quarterbacks (2:10) and are both high on Matt Ryan, Tyrod Taylor and Joe Flacco. When they transition to running backs (9:47), Derek is a big believer in running out both David Johnson and Le'Veon Bell. They also break down Kenneth Farrow and a handful of other intriguing running backs. Derek and Bobby have different opinions about the top wide receivers (18:52), then dive into some cheaper plays like Sammy Watkins and Stefon Diggs that could help listeners this week. When chatting about tight ends (27:44), Bobby gets really excited about LaDarius Green, while Derek mentions several interesting plays. Finally, they wrap up the conversation (30:28) by discussing defensive units and their favorite stacks of the weekend.
Dec 16, 2016
Ep. 57: Week 15 Rankings & Start/Sit
41:57
James Koh (@JamesDKoh) joins the show to discuss Week 15 rankings and the fantasy playoffs. Topics include: Week 15 quarterback matchups (2:12); San Diego's backfield (5:28); Adrian Peterson's possible return (7:57); high-end wide receiver injuries (10:43); if Dak Prescott and Marcus Mariota are worthy of starting this week in your playoff matchup (14:35); Kenneth Dixon's role in the Baltimore offense (23:22); if Mike Gillislee is worth a dart throw (27:01); if Allen Robinson, DeAndre Hopkins or A.J. Green are worth starting in a fantasy playoff matchup (29:35); Taylor Gabriel's place in the Atlanta receiving corps (33:35); and if you should start Donte Moncrief or Malcolm Mitchell despite their tough opponents (36:56).
Dec 15, 2016
Ep. 56: Waiver Wire & News - Week 15
35:08
Jeff Ratcliffe (@JeffRatcliffe) of ProFootballFocus.com joins the show to break down Week 14 and look ahead to waiver wire additions for week 15. Topics include: Matt Forte's injury and the Jets' backfield (3:15); Melvin Gordon's injury and how it impacts the San Diego backfield (6:00); Robbie Anderson's stretch of solid performances (8:20); the running back situation in Green Bay and Detroit (10:42); Dontrelle Inman's emergence in the San Diego passing game and if he or Marqise Lee are worthy pickups (13:22); Allen Robinson and DeAndre Hopkins' dynasty value (19:53); what to do with Tyler Lockett (19:48); streaming defenses in the fantasy playoffs (24:03); and tight ends worth streaming in your playoff matchups (28:22).
Dec 12, 2016
Ep. 55: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 14
58:14
Doug Norrie (@DougNorrie) of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings joins the show to discuss daily fantasy sports contests for Week 14. Topics include advice for: quarterbacks (3:02); running backs (21:24); wide receivers (32:09); tight ends (45:05); defenses (49:33); and stacks (52:43).
Dec 09, 2016
Ep. 54: Week 14 Rankings & Start/Sit
47:44
Chris Harris (@HarrisFootball) from HarrisFootball.com joins the show to discuss his Week 14 rankings compared to the Expert Consensus. Topics include: Jeremy Maclin's return possibly making an impact on Tyreek Hill's production (0:51); Derek Carr (2:28); Jameis Winston (6:37); Tom Brady (11:00); Marcus Mariota (13:23); Devontae Booker (16:30); Todd Gurley (18:25); Theo Riddick (22:39); Devante Adams (25:37); Tyrell Williams (28:04); Randall Cobb (30:50); Sterling Shepard (33:05); Cameron Brate (35:25); Vernon Davis (37:35); Hunter Henry (39:53); and defenses (43:26).
Dec 08, 2016
Ep. 53: Waiver Wire & News - Week 14
25:37
Scott Pianowski (@scott_pianowski) from Yahoo! Sports joins the pod to break down Week 13 and look ahead to some waiver wire pickups for Week 14. Topics include: Thomas Rawls' big game on Sunday night and how that impacts the Seahawks' offense moving forward (0:37); the Detroit offense (2:08); AFC playoff talk (4:59); and waiver wire pickups for Week 14 (8:28).
Dec 06, 2016
Ep. 52: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 13
56:41
Justin MacMahan (@JustinMacMahan) of Daily Fantasy Insider joins us to look at the Week 13 slate for DFS contests. Topics include: quarterbacks (3:08); running backs (15:58); wide receivers (27:29); tight ends (43:10); defenses (46:58); and stacks (51:55).
Dec 02, 2016
Ep. 51: Week 13 Rankings & Start/Sit
45:10
Greg Smith (@gregsauce) from twoqbs.com joins us to cover Week 13. We begin with injury discussion where topics include: Ameer Abdullah (0:55); Adrian Peterson (2:04); Stefon Diggs (5:47); Jeremy Maclin (6:55); and John Brown (7:53). We move on to Week 13 rankings where topics include: quarterbacks (9:20); running backs (18:09); wide receivers (25:48); tight ends (36:00); and defenses (40:45).
Dec 01, 2016
Ep. 50: Waiver Wire & News - Week 13
37:25
Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) from FantasyGuru.com joins the podcast to break down Week 12 and look at waiver wire pickups for Week 13. Topics include: Russell Wilson's poor Week 12 performance (1:51); volatile wide receiver performances from this past week (3:47); Michael Thomas' impressive run and where he will rank at the beginning of next season (5:01); whether or not Tyreek Hill's production will be sustainable moving forward (7:16); Bobby's weekly Rams' rant (8:11); waiver wire pickups for Week 13 (9:36); and defenses worth streaming this week (34:15).
Nov 29, 2016
Ep. 49: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 12
47:55
Jared Kwart (@FCJaredK) from FantasyCruncher.com joins us to examine the slate of NFL games for Week 12 daily fantasy. Topics include: quarterbacks (8:42); running backs (17:56); wide receivers (26:10); tight ends (36:04); defenses (38:49); and stacks (42:37). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Nov 25, 2016
Ep. 48: Week 12 Rankings & Start/Sit
55:37
Sean Koerner (@The_Oddsmaker) - this year's most accurate fantasy expert - from Stats.com joins us to preview Week 12 of the NFL season and to compare his rankings to the Expert Consensus. Topics include: the Philadelphia offense (5:34); Sean's rankings for quarterbacks (7:37), running backs (18:33), wide receivers (29:31), tight ends (41:49), and defenses (48:49) compared to our Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Nov 23, 2016
Ep. 47: Waiver Wire & News - Week 12
33:11
Jake Ciely (@allinkid) from RotoExperts joins us to recap Week 11 of the NFL season and to look ahead to waiver wire adds for Week 12. Topics include: Dak Prescott's impressive rookie season (3:12); Rob Kelley's string of good performances (5:39); Thomas Rawls returning as a starter (7:20); Philadelphia running backs (10:45); Dwayne Washington and the Detroit backfield (13:33); AJ Green's injury and how it impacts the Cincinnati receiving corps (17:21); LeSean McCoy's injury (19:28); Malcom Mitchell emerging towards fantasy relevance (21:42); top wide receiver options on the waiver wire (24:39); and defenses worth streaming in Week 12 (30:14). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Nov 22, 2016
Ep. 46: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 11
42:02
Today we're joined by 'Notorious' (@RG_Notorious) from RotoGrinders to discuss the Week 11 slate for daily fantasy games. Topics include: quarterbacks (2:23); running backs (11:15); wide receivers (21:57); tight ends (32:13); defenses (36:18); and stacks (39:12). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Nov 18, 2016
Ep. 45: Week 11 Rankings & Start/Sit
52:49
Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) of ProFootballFocus joins us to discuss his Week 11 rankings and compare them to the Expert Consensus. Topics include: Christine Michael being cut by the Seahawks and what that means for him and the team going forward (1:48); Rob Gronkowski's injury (7:43); Jordan Howard's injury (10:49); Dion Lewis' role going forward (12:53); quarterback rankings (14:53); running back rankings (22:36); wide receiver rankings (34:03); tight end rankings (43:22); and defenses worth streaming (48:42). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Nov 17, 2016
Ep. 44: Waiver Wire & News - Week 11
35:31
Andy Holloway (@andyholloway) and Jason Moore (@jasonffl) of The Fantasy Footballers join us to break down Week 10 of the NFL season and look forward to Week 11. Topics include: Melvin Gordon's productive season and how we should value elite running backs moving forward (0:52); backup running backs worth stashing on your bench (5:50); Alshon Jeffrey's suspension (17:29); waiver wire wide receivers to target (20:24); the tight end situation in San Diego (27:54); waiver wire tight ends (29:30); and defenses worth streaming in Week 11 (31:51).
Nov 15, 2016
Ep. 43: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 10
56:20
Justin MacMahan (@JustinMacMahan) of DailyFantasyInsider.com joins us to discuss the Week 10 slate of NFL games. Topics include: safe quarterbacks (4:39); lower priced quarterbacks (7:03); cash game running backs (12:42); cheap running backs (19:55); high-priced wide receivers (27:19); high risk/reward wide receivers (29:08); cheap wide receivers (32:18); tight ends (38:47); defenses (45:38); and stacks (51:26).
Nov 11, 2016
Ep. 42: Week 10 Rankings & Start/Sit
40:37
Matt Harmon (@MattHarmon_BYB) of NFL.com joins us to discuss his rankings versus the Expert Consensus. Topics include rankings for quarterbacks (2:22); running backs (10:06); wide receivers (23:36); tight ends (32:21); and defenses (36:29).
Nov 10, 2016
Ep. 41: Waiver Wire & News - Week 10
43:11
Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat) from Rotoworld joins us to dissect Week 9 of the NFL season and look ahead to waiver wire pickups for Week 10. Topics include: Jay Ajayi's status as a top 10 running back for the rest of the season (2:03); Marcus Mariota's strong stretch of performances (4:17) which has helped Rishard Matthews gain fantasy relevance (6:26); the Saints backfield (8:24); Michael Thomas' fantasy ceiling (11:56); possible waiver wire adds for Week 10 (13:57); injured players worth adding for their return during the fantasy playoffs (21:19); Dwayne Washington and the Detroit backfield (23:55); if JJ Nelson was a one week wonder in Week 9 (25:39); the Denver backfield (29:02); how Jeremy Maclin's injury impacts the Kansas City receiving corps (31:12); the Giants backfield (33:50); Ronnie Hillman's outlook in the Minnesota backfield (35:02); and players worth streaming in Week 10 matchups (36:46).
Nov 08, 2016
Ep. 40: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 9
52:07
Today we're joined by Doug Norrie (@DougNorrie) of dailyfantasysportsrankings.com to talk about Week 9's DFS slate. Topics include recommended plays for: quarterbacks (3:10); running backs (13:45); wide receivers (26:26); Tight Ends (39:23); defenses (44:56); and stacks (48:06).
Nov 04, 2016
Ep. 39: Week 9 Rankings & Mid-Season Awards
01:00:54
James Koh (@JamesDKoh) of NFL.com and Greg Smith (@gregsauce) of twoqbs.com join us to discuss Week 9 rankings. We begin with James Koh, and topics include; Jamaal Charles' injury (0:44); Percy Harvin signing with the Bills (6:05); Norv Turner stepping down as the Vikings Offensive Coordinator (8:56); our mid-season awards (12:55); players who could carry fantasy teams through the second half (30:15); and tight ends that could serve as some good insurance moving forward (34:25). Greg Smith joins us at (40:28) to discuss his Week 9 rankings in relation to the Expert Consensus. Topics include quarterbacks (41:12); running backs (46:10); wide receivers (50:21); tight ends (54:06); and defenses (58:05).
Nov 03, 2016
Ep. 38: Waiver Wire & News - Week 9
43:23
Jeff Ratcliffe (@JeffRatcliffe) of Pro Football Focus joins us to recap the news from Week 8 and to look at waiver wire pickups for Week 9. Topics include the Patriots recent trade with the Browns (1:06); Jamaal Charles' knee injury and how it impacts the Kansas City backfield (2:38); waiver wire running backs (3:46); Todd Gurley's lack of production (5:00); DeAndre Hopkins' outlook for the rest of the season (7:15); which Texans receivers outside of Hopkins are worth owning (8:37); Alex Smith's injury (10:07); Jacquizz Rodgers' foot injury and the Tampa Bay backfield (11:37); Washington's running back situation (14:28); Mark Ingram's struggles (16:47); Josh Gordon's status (18:37); Denver's backfield (21:17); CJ Prosise and Seattle's outlook (23:18); Dion Lewis' impact on New England when he returns from injury (29:34); teams we think have a chance to make the Super Bowl (31:38); waiver wire wide receivers (36:02); and defenses worth streaming for Week 9 (40:29). Sponsor: HelloFresh.com. Use promo code fantasypros for $35 off your first week of deliveries.
Nov 01, 2016
Ep. 37: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 8
01:00:45
Jared Kwart (@FCJaredK) of FantasyCruncher.com joins us to offer up daily fantasy picks for Week 8. Topics include: quarterbacks (3:16); running backs (19:53); wide receivers (33:27); tight ends (49:10); team defenses (52:51); and stacks (57:02). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Oct 28, 2016
Ep. 36: Week 8 Rankings & Start/Sit
57:14
We're joined by Christopher Harris (@HarrisFootball) of HarrisFootball.com and Matt Lutovsky (@MLutovsky) of The Sporting News to discuss Week 8 rankings and Start/Sit decisions. Topics include rankings for: quarterbacks (5:18); running backs (14:41); and wide receivers (24:06). We also talk about CJ Anderson's injury (33:58) before finishing with our tight end rankings (36:02) and defense rankings (42:23). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Oct 27, 2016
Ep. 35: Waiver Wire & News - Week 8
57:32
Dan Harris (@danharris80) joins us to discuss what happened in Week 7, and how fantasy owners should react moving forward. Topics include Jay Ajayi's impressive two weeks and how he should be treated moving forward (2:00); if we think Jacquizz Rodgers will keep his job even when Doug Martin returns (5:34); under the radar receivers that have been performing well through the first third of the season (9:13); the Packers offense (11:39); Arian Foster's retirement (16:40); backfield situations in Green Bay (18:02), Detroit (21:42), and Philadelphia (22:59); LeSean McCoy's injury (25:52); Tevin Coleman's injury and how it impacts the Falcons (28:09); Chris Thompson's role in Washington moving forward (30:30); waiver wire tight ends (33:28); quarterbacks worth picking up to fill starters on a bye (36:16); Dallas' quarterback dilemma (37:42); defenses worth streaming in Week 8 (43:08); how to handle replacing a kicker on a bye (44:44); and wide receivers worth snatching off the waiver wire (46:16). Sponsor: PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Oct 25, 2016
Ep. 34: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 7
37:47
Justin MacMahan (@JustinMacMahan) joins us to cover the Week 7 NFL slate for daily fantasy games. We begin by discussing quarterbacks (2:56), move on to running backs (9:28), wide receivers (19:28), tight ends (28:11) and defenses (31:34) before we finish by looking at some of our favorite Week 7 stacks (34:14). Sponsors: MackWeldon.com. Use promo code fantasypros for 20% off underwear, t-shirts, socks, hoodies, and more! PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Oct 21, 2016
Ep. 33: Week 7 Rankings & Start/Sit
01:02:25
We're joined by Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) to discuss the latest NFL news, Week 7 rankings and some buy/sell candidates. We begin with the latest news and try to sort out the Packers backfield (2:53), Ben Roethlisberger's injury and how it impacts Antonio Brown and Sammie Coates (10:41), Carlos Hyde's injury and Mike Davis' prospects against the Buccaneers (14:35), Geno Smith's impact on the Jets offense (16:21), our reaction to Jacquizz Rodgers' Week 7 ranking and if we think it will be higher before game time on Sunday now that Doug Martin has been declared out (21:50) and LeSean McCoy's injury (26:01). We continue on and look at our rankings compared to the expert consensus with quarterbacks (28:09), running backs (32:44), wide receivers (45:19), tight ends (52:09), and defenses (54:35). We finish by discussing trade strategy (56:37). Sponsors: MackWeldon.com. Use promo code fantasypros for 20% off underwear, t-shirts, socks, hoodies, and more! PlayDraft.com. Play one-week fantasy games with fast snake drafts. Use promo code fantasypros for a 100% deposit bonus!
Oct 20, 2016
Ep. 32: Waiver Wire & News - Week 7
46:40
Scott Pianowski (@scott_pianowski) of Yahoo! Sports joins us to look back at Week 6 and identify some worthy waiver wire additions. We begin by looking at the Chief's backfield and how fantasy owners should approach the timeshare between Jamaal Charles and Spencer Ware (3:09), Jay Ajayi's big week and his rest of season outlook (7:34), Todd Gurley's slump and if Kenny Britt is the most consistent offensive player for the Rams moving forward (10:49), Ty Montgomery's solid performance (13:07), if Cameron Meredith is a solid WR2 the rest of the way (14:53), Baltimore's confusing backfield (18:38), Ezekiel Elliot's continued dominance (20:40) and if Ladarius Green, Jack Doyle and Vernon Davis are fantasy relevant tight end options (24:05). We digress and admire the Patriots offense (25:16) before continuing to the Broncos backfield and if Devontae Booker is a threat to CJ Anderson (28:35), Derrick Henry's prospects if Demarco Murray were to get injured (33:01), Jacquizz Rodgers' value in the Buccaneers offense (34:16) and if any Lions running backs are worth owning (35:25). We close out by looking at Tyler Boyd (36:55) and Marcus Mariota (40:55) before we finish with defenses worth streaming in Week 7 (42:06). Sponsor: www.MackWeldon.com. Use promo code fantasypros for 20% off underwear, t-shirts, socks, hoodies, and more!
Oct 18, 2016
Ep. 31: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 6
01:00:50
Jared Kwart (@jaredsgotmoxy) from FantasyCrunchers joins us to discuss the daily fantasy sports picks for Week 6. We start with quarterbacks (2:18), move on to running backs (16:58), continue to wide receivers (29:55), tight ends (48:16) and defenses (53:51). We finish by discussing our favorite cash game stacks (56:41) and our favorite tournament stacks (59:03).
Oct 14, 2016
Ep. 30: Week 6 Rankings & Start/Sit
48:27
Today we are joined by Dalton Del Don (@daltondeldon) of Yahoo! Sports to discuss the latest NFL news and Dalton's Week 6 rankings compared to the Expert Consensus. We begin by looking at Justin Forsett signing with the Lions and if he's worth a spot on fantasy rosters (2:01), Colin Kaepernick's value as a starter moving forward (2:48), and how the Jets and their receiving corps will deal with Eric Decker's injury (6:14). Moving on to Dalton's rankings versus the Expert Consensus, we start with quarterbacks (7:42), continue with running backs (17:26), wide receivers (27:13), and finish with team defenses (34:05). We end with some bold predictions for Week 6 (38:04).
Oct 13, 2016
Ep. 29: Waiver Wire & News - Week 6
34:46
Jamey Eisenberg of CBS Sports joins us to chat about Week 6's top Waiver Wire options including Chris Hogan (14:08), Cameron Meredith (14:40), Davante Adams (15:07), Sammie Coates (20:41), and Adam Thielan (22:37). RBs discussed include Jay Ajayi (25:00), Bilal Powell (27:59), and Bobby Rainey (27:31), among others. We continue the waiver wire talk by breaking down the top TE targets and the DSTs you should stream (30:10). We also chat about the seemingly invincible Vikings (1:50), a potential QB controversy in Dallas (5:39), Ezekiel Elliot's ceiling (7:46), and Martellus Bennett's outlook (9:10).
Oct 11, 2016
Ep. 28: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 5
39:15
We're joined by 'Notorious' (@RG_Notorious) from RotoGrinders to discuss the slate of NFL games for Week 5. We begin with quarterbacks (3:00) and give our top cash and tournament plays at the position before moving on to running backs (10:38), wide receivers (20:06), tight ends (29:09) and defenses (32:33). We finish by discussing stacks (35:12) and what we think could be the highest owned, highest scoring and top tournament stacks for Week 5.
Oct 07, 2016
Ep. 27: Week 5 Rankings & Start/Sit
46:03
Andy Behrens (@andybehrens) of Yahoo! Sports joins us to look ahead to Week 5 matchups and Andy's rankings compared to the Expert Consensus. We begin by trying to unpack the recent news concerning Odell Beckham Jr's motivation (1:48) and then we move on to quarterbacks and examine some signal callers Andy likes better or worse compared to the expert's consensus (5:20). We continue with running backs and discuss the Miami backfield (11:24), Terrence West (13:51) James White (16:41), Zach Zenner (18:40) and Duke Johnson (19:33). We move on to wide receivers (21:09) and look at how Sammy Coates, Tajae Sharpe, Victor Cruz, Terrelle Pryor, Mike Wallace, and Chris Hogan are ranked by Andy compared to the consensus. We then look at tight ends and why Andy likes Kyle Rudolph and Jason Witten in their Week 5 games (33:02). We take a quick look at some intriguing DST plays (36:05) before finishing up with bold predictions for this week's slate of games (38:21).
Oct 06, 2016
Ep. 26: Waiver Wire & News - Week 5
48:36
2016's most accurate expert, Dan Clasgens of GetSportsInfo.com joins Bobby Sylvester to discuss Week 5's top Waiver Wire options (27:36) including Karlos Williams (26:08), Kenneth Dixon (29:09) and Hunter Henry (36:58). The pair discuss highlights from Week 4 and rest of season outlooks (2:09) including Jimmy Graham (14:35) and Matt Ryan's (3:27). They also spend some time talking about the impact of a few injuries (16:28) ranging from Cam Newton (16:42) to Matt Forte (22:33).
Oct 04, 2016
Ep. 25: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 4
55:11
Doug Norrie (@DougNorrie) of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings joins us to cover Week 4 from a daily fantasy perspective. We being by discussing quarterbacks and decide who is a better expensive cash game play between Cam Newton and Drew Brees (4:28), our top value QBs (7:58), and we give a few contrarian plays that could end up in million dollar winning lineups (12:01). Moving on to running backs, we discuss who could be the top owned player this week and if he's worth fading (15:55), how to treat lower priced backup players with good opportunities (17:16), which obscure player could finish with the highest score (24:29), and we give our predictions on who could finish with the most carries in Week 4 (28:26). We continue with wide receivers beginning with whether we think Antonio Brown is worth his massive price (32:10), cheap players we think could score enough points to be value plays (35:35), our favorite options in PPR formats (39:17), and who between Marvin Jones, Kelvin Benjamin or Stefon Diggs will have the best week (43:08). Our tight end discussion features Rob Gronkowski (45:55) and Hunter Henry (47:39), then we cover defenses and examine the projected best plays and some possible contrarian options (48:40). We finish with stacks and give our safest picks, along with stacks that have a chance to score points despite possible low ownership (52:02).
Sep 30, 2016
Ep. 24: Week 4 Rankings & Mailbag
58:41
James Koh (@JamesDKoh) of the NFL Network joins us to discuss Dez Bryant's injury (2:35), Week 4 rankings at quarterback (5:02), running back (10:27) and wide receivers (18:44), and then answer a question from the listener mailbag about sell-high and buy-low players. Then, Greg Smith (@gregsauce) of TwoQBs.com comes on the show (31:13) to answer more listener mailbag questions about Start/Sit, Spencer Ware, Sterling Shepard and more players. We conclude the show by making some bold predictions (47:12) about Zeke Elliott, Kenyan Drake and Tyrell Williams among other players.
Sep 29, 2016
Ep. 23: Waiver Wire & News - Week 4
55:20
Jake Ciely (@allinkid) of RotoExperts joins us to break down Week 3 of the NFL season and how fantasy owners should react moving forward. We begin by looking at which 3-0 teams are most surprising to us (2:17) and which teams we think can be Super Bowl contenders in the NFC (5:59) before moving on to injuries and standout performances from Week 3. We start by covering Rashad Jennings and the Giants backfield (12:28), Marvin Jones' hot start (13:42), Jimmy Graham's respectable production (16:08), Russell Wilson's sprained MCL (16:41), Kelvin Benjamin's scoreless week (18:57), Ryan Matthews' injury concerns and how it impacts the Eagles tailbacks (21:06), the mess in the Dolphins backfield (24:00), Christine Michael's performance during Thomas Rawls' absence (24:53), Jeremy Langford's injury and Jordan Howard's value moving forward (29:20) and Terrelle Pryor's presence as a multi-threat player (32:40). We continue by looking at high upside waiver wire pickups and discuss Dwayne Washington (35:52) and DeAndre Washington (37:22). We have a quick Adrian Peterson (39:28) digression where we discuss his injury timetable before diving back into the waiver wire and examine which wide receiver you should pick up between Davante Adams, Cole Beasley and Jamison Crowder (42:36), which running back between Cameron Artis-Payne, Kenneth Dixon and Chris Thompson (49:06), which tight end between Zach Miller, Jack Doyle and Cameron Brate (48:07), and we finish by looking at the top streaming defenses for Week 4 (51:26).
Sep 27, 2016
Ep. 22: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 3
44:23
Justin Elick of DailyFantasyCafe joins host, Bobby Sylvester to break down the top plays for Week 3's DFS contests. The duo begins by discussing the obvious and contrarian stacks (1:08) then moves over to quarterbacks where they agree on some of the top plays (4:09). In the running back segment (13:24), they agree on DeAngelo Williams and Melvin Gordon then each toss out some bolder plays. Justin tells us in the wide receiver segment (24:07) why Stefon Diggs is a must-play, while Bobby is bullish on a few other players. Both Justin and Bobby are high on Delanie Walker as this week's top tight end (33:12). They close out the show by discussing Defenses to target including the Dolphins and Bucs.
Sep 23, 2016
Ep. 21: Week 3 Rankings & Start/Sit
57:42
Jeff Ratcliffe of ProFootballFocus joins host, Bobby Sylvester to discuss big NFL news (1:07), Jeff's week 3 rankings compared to the Expert Consensus (9:40), questions from our listener mailbag (37:39), start/sit (49:22) and top predicted performers of the week (53:03). Player mentions: Adrian Peterson, Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata (1:07), Ameer Abdullah and Dwayne Washington (3:20), Donte Moncrief, Phillip Dorsett (5:33), Ezekiel Elliott and Alfred Morris (7:00), Doug Martin (7:25), Jay Cutler (7:30), Josh Gordon (7:45), Ryan Tannehill (10:08), Dak Prescott (12:19), Carson Wentz (12:44), Russell Wilson (13:49), Ben Roethlisberger (15:32), Cam Newton (16:22), Justin Forsett and Kenneth Dixon (18:05), Jeremy Hill (19:24), Shane Vareen and Rashad Jennings (21:09), Thomas Rawls, Christine Michael and C.J. Prosise (22:26), Devante Parker (26:00), Michael Thomas, Willie Snead and Brandin Cooks (28:07), Le'Veon Bell (31:44), Mike Wallace and Breshard Perriman (33:01), Julian Edleman (34:55), Will Fuller and Sterling Shepard (35:55), Le'Veon Bell and Odell Beckham Jr. (37:39), Theo Riddick (42:58), Blial Powell, Kevin White, Derrick Henry (44:12), Tavon Austin, Steve Smith, Darren Sproles , Ryan Matthews (46:43), Derrick Carr and Jameis Winston (49:22), Jamaal Charles, Carlos Hyde, Jay Ajayi (50:22), Corey Coleman (51:43), Matt Ryan and Drew Brees (53:03), Charles Sims, DeAngelo Williams, Melvin Gordon (54:02), Dez Bryant and Marvin Jones (57:05), Delanie Walker and Antonio Gates (55:53)
Sep 21, 2016
Ep. 20: Waiver Wire & News - Week 3
58:51
John Halpin (@jhalpin37) of Fox Sports joins us to run through waiver wire targets and recap all of the action in the NFL. We begin with the slough of injuries and discuss Adrian Peterson (2:09), Arian Foster (4:53), Doug Martin (6:05), Jonathan Stewart (8:18), Rashad Jennings (11:20), Thomas Rawls (13:23), Ameer Abdullah (16:02), Danny Woodhead (17:37), Jamaal Charles, and Rob Gronkowski (19:44). We look ahead to some backup quarterbacks like Jacoby Brissett (20:59) and Cody Kessler (23:02) who could impact their team's offense and defensive matchups while the starters are out. We get some breaking news about Adrian Peterson's injury and offer analysis on what we think about him and the Vikings running backs going forward (27:50). Moving on, John gives us his top running backs (30:52) and wide receivers (32:00) on the waiver wire worth picking up this week, and then we look at tight ends (38:08) and quarterbacks (38:55) worth streaming in Week 3. We finish by discussing players whose stock has risen or fallen for us after the second week of the season including Russell Wilson (41:30), Tyrod Taylor (42:58), Jameis Winston (44:13), Brock Osweiler (45:11), Matt Ryan (46:24), Isaiah Crowell (47:25), Matt Forte (48:20), Tevin Coleman (48:33), Ezekiel Elliott (49:08), Jeremy Hill (50:10), Travis Benjamin (51:58), Jeremy Maclin (53:07), Stefon Diggs (54:13), Will Fuller (55:17), Allen Robinson (56:05) and Michael Floyd (57:22).
Sep 20, 2016
Ep. 19: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 2
52:06
We're talking daily fantasy for Week 2 and we have Josh Shepardson (@BChad50) aboard to preview the weekend for DFS. We begin by discussing players that could falter despite being over-hyped by the fantasy community (2:47) before moving on to whether you should pay up for top quarterbacks like Cam Newton and Drew Brees (5:53), if Eli Manning or Matthew Stafford is the best middle-tier play at their position (9:40), and which of the low priced signal callers are most intriguing (12:00). We move on to examine running backs, beginning with players we think could finish with the most points at their position (13:06), our favorite value plays at running back (15:24), which running backs are worth a look in games with PPR scoring (17:23), and tailbacks we think can make for a sneaky under-owned play (21:32). We begin our wide receiver discussion by pondering if it's better to pay up for the top receivers this week or spend money elsewhere (25:15), and continue with who we like if you decide to save some money at the position (29:22), lottery ticket plays that could pay dividends (32:38), and reliable middle-tier players worth sliding in to your cash game lineup (36:41). Moving on to tight ends, we discuss our top plays (38:43), and which cheaper options could end up having huge games (40:35). We finish by discussing our top player stacks for Week 2 (42:42) and which defenses we're plugging in to our DFS lineups (46:38).
Sep 16, 2016
Ep. 18: Week 2 Rankings & Start/Sit
56:22
Matt Lutovsky (@MLutovsky) of The Sporting News joins us to discuss weekly rankings, answer some mailbag and Start/Sit questions, and give bold predictions for Week 2. We begin with the Seahawks backfield and speculate how the Christine Michael/Thomas Rawls dynamic will play out going forward (0:45), which quarterbacks we have ranked higher (2:49) and lower (7:23) than the Expert Consensus, and running backs we like better (12:15) or worse (15:50) than the consensus. Bobby and Matt have a quick discussion about whether to start Sammy Watkins and Travis Benjamin (18:13), before moving on to receivers they are high (21:18) and low (26:18) on for Week 2. On to the listener mailbag where we answer questions about whether you should trade Tom Brady for Blake Bortles (28:30), who between Sammy Watkins and Josh Gordon will play more games this season (29:52), if you should be concerned with Coby Fleener's Week 1 usage (31:54), if you should buy low on Todd Gurly (33:59), who to drop between Charles Simms, Jerick McKinnon and Tevin Coleman (37:08), and what defenses with a good Week 3 matchup are worth picking up sooner rather than later (38:41). We move on to our start/sit segment and pick two players each from a group of four quarterbacks (40:50), running backs (42:02) and wide receivers (43:25) that we'd start this week. We finish by making bold predictions about which quarterback (45:36), running back (49:04), wide receiver (51:04), and tight end (53:01) has a chance to finish with the most fantasy points at their position for Week 2.
Sep 15, 2016
Ep. 17: Waiver Wire & News - Week 2
50:26
With Week 1 in the books, we chat with Nick Raducanu (@projectroto) from ProjectRoto to discuss all the happenings from the NFL's first weekend. We begin by discussing injuries to Keenan Allen (1:21), Russell Wilson (5:01), Rob Gronkowski (6:48), Sammy Watkins (10:37), Jamaal Charles (12:58), and Robert Griffin III (15:28). Before we move on to the wavier wire, we give some players worth buying low in trades after a middling first week (17:58). On to the waiver wire, where we give our top adds at running back (21:52), wide receiver (25:02), and tight end (29:57). We finish with a Week 1 review where we assess the stocks of some players at each position, starting with quarterbacks (32:39), running backs (35:37), and wide receivers (40:56).
Sep 13, 2016
Ep. 16: DFS Lineup Advice - Week 1
58:35
With the first week of the NFL season upon us, we're covering the DFS slate for Week 1 of with Doug Norrie (@DougNorrie) of Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings. We begin with general strategy, and Doug gives us some common mistakes made by novice daily fantasy players (1:39), if taking players in later games is a viable strategy (3:26), the difference between the scoring systems on FanDuel and DraftKings and how you should approach building a lineup on each site (7:00), the difference between "cash" and "GPP" style games (9:57), the concept of "stacking" when building a lineup (12:42), and if you should feel comfortable leaving money on the table after you've built your roster (15:12). Moving on, Bobby and Doug discuss quarterbacks beginning with Dak Prescott and Carson Wentz, both of whom have been priced very low for Week 1 (18:36), which quarterback will finish with the most points at his position (22:52) and a mid-range play at quarterback that could surprise with strong first week's performance (24:09). The convo moves on to running backs, where Bobby and Doug discuss Spencer Ware and Christine Michael and their low Week 1 prices (29:16), which tailbacks could finish with the most points at their position (34:33), and if mid-tier players like Ryan Matthews and LeGarrette Blount are worth a look (36:01). Next we examine wide receivers and give our top high priced plays for the week (38:09), receivers we like in the middle tier (43:21), some bargains that could pay off (45:47) and who we think could finish with the most points at the position (48:55). We finish with tight ends where we discuss whether Rob Gronkowski or Jordan Reed are mandatory plays (51:52), who we like outside those two (53:00), and some tight ends we think could have a big day for GPP lineups.
Sep 09, 2016
Ep. 15: Week 1 Start/Sit & Mailbag
01:02:06
Raymond Summerlin (@RMSummerlin) of Rotoworld joins the pod to discuss his Week 1 rankings versus the expert consensus. We begin with quarterbacks Raymond has ranked lower (2:44) and higher (6:39) than the consensus. Moving on, Raymond and Bobby discuss running backs they have ranked lower (10:35) and higher (14:40) compared to the ECR. Bobby and Raymond discuss Derek Henry's value heading into this season (19:32) before moving on to wide receivers they have lower (21:36) and higher (23:30) than the ECR. We answer some listener mailbag questions that involve Week 1 Star/Sit conundrums like whether you should start Mattthew Stafford or Tyrod Taylor (26:37), who is the best flex option between James White, Arian Foster and Michael Thomas (29:02), if fantasy owners should adjust their rosters based on weather (31:13), waiver wire tight ends worth adding (32:13), how to manage your last bench spot (35:03), and if Bobby's "double streaming defense" strategy is viable this season (38:25). Moving on, we have a new segment called "start/sit" where we pick two players from a group of four that we would prefer to start over the others. Starting with quarterbacks, we debate Derek Carr, Phillip Rivers, Jameis Winston and Blake Bortles (41:56). Running backs include Ameer Abdullah, Matt Jones, Christine Michael and Justin Forsett (45:52), and we finish with a wide receiver group of Will Fuller, Vincent Jackson, Kelvin Benjamin and Stefon Diggs (48:32). We finish by giving our predictions for who could finish with the most fantasy points at their position for Week 1 (51:31).
Sep 07, 2016
Ep. 14: Week 1 Rankings & News
53:17
We welcome Justin Boone (@justinboone) of theScore.com to discuss Week 1 of the NFL season. We start with the Vikings trade for Sam Bradford and how that impacts Week 1 along with the team's fantasy value moving forward (2:13). We also take a look at how the Eagles offense changes after the trade (6:42). Moving on, Bobby and Justin examine running back committee battles for the Chiefs (10:02), Ravens (12:38), Seahawks (14:16) and Redskins (18:14). With Week 1 upon us, we delve into the weekly rankings and discuss over and undervalued quarterbacks (23:35), running backs (28:06) and wide receivers (34:13). Game scripts are a topic of our Week 1 discussion, and Bobby asks Justin which players will benefit the most from their team's initial matchup (39:31), and who will suffer from their team's matchup in Week 1 (46:14). We finish by asking Justin the one matchup he's targeting for immense fantasy production in the first week of the season (49:54).
Sep 06, 2016
Ep. 13: Predictions for 2016
42:26
Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliere_NFL) from Pro Football Focus joins the pod to discuss the news of the week, predictions for the upcoming NFL season and deliver some hot takes. We begin with Teddy Bridgewater's injury and how it impacts this year and the future for the Minnesota Vikings (1:06), and we also discuss Bruce Ellington's injury and how the 49ers will compensate for his absence (7:55). Moving on, Mike and Bobby discuss which running backs can rush for over 1000 yards this year (11:12), if the Steelers passing game can continue to put up gaudy numbers (15:38), which quarterbacks could throw 40+ touchdowns this year (18:19), and how many receivers will haul in over 100 receptions in 2016 (21:58). We move on to hot takes and make predictions for Alshon Jeffrey (25:56), Coby Fleener (27:09), Tyrod Taylor (27:57), podcast favorite Donte Moncrief (28:44), Sam Bradford (30:41), and Carlos Hyde (33:23). We finish with who we think will finish as the fantasy MVP this season (34:33), and which players have a chance to be the breakout fantasy assets of the year (37:48).
Sep 03, 2016
Ep. 12: Scott Pianowski vs. Expert Consensus Rankings
30:12
Scott Pianowski (@scott_pianowski) of Yahoo Sports joint us to cover news of the week and players he likes better and worse than the Expert Consensus. We begin with Tony Romo's injury and Dak Prescott's value in drafts (1:10), whether you should take Prescott or Robert Griffin III (2:11), if Josh Gordon is worth a reach (3:22), Ezekiel Elliot's off-field concerns and if that will impact his production (4:51), A.J. Green's injury scare (6:04), and if Jimmy Graham is still a viable tight end (7:48). Moving on, we discuss players Scott is higher and lower on compared to the Expert Consensus Rankings. Players include Andrew Luck (8:51), Doug Baldwin (13:05), Ameer Abdullah (17:05), Zach Zenner (18:45), Rashad Jennings (19:22), Dez Bryant (21:24), Kevin White (23:17), Brandin Cooks (25:01) and Vincent Jackson (25:53). We finish by asking Scott for a player outside the top 100 that has a chance to finish in the top 20 at the end of the season (26:53).
Aug 31, 2016
Ep. 11: 2-QB Mock Draft
37:35
We're joined by Greg Smith (@gregsauce), founder of TwoQBs.com, to complete a mock draft using our Draft Simulator. We begin by discussing two quarterback leagues and why they can be so much fun before diving into our mock draft (1:53). We set our mock drafts up to pick from the eighth slot in a 12-team league with rosters that include two quarterbacks, two running backs, three wide receivers, one tight end, one RB/WR/TE flex position and four bench slots (4:41). Our first round discussion involves passing on a quarterback to take a player like Julio Jones (5:47) or if Drew Brees at eighth overall is a worthy pick (7:40). The second round features players Lamar Miller (8:27) and LeVeon Bell (9:03). Greg mulls over his third round quarterback choices before he decides to take another running back in Mark Ingram (9:55). We agree on Demaryius Thomas' value in the fourth round (11:05) before moving on to the fifth round where we discuss players like Kirk Cousins (12:02), Thomas Rawls (12:23), Jonathan Stewart (12:47) and Tyrod Taylor (13:13). Bobby talks about why he likes Jordan Reed (14:10) before Greg satiates our love for Donte Moncrief and takes him in the sixth round (15:25). We have a hard time finding value in the seventh round, and we discuss if Jordan Matthews (17:00), Andy Dalton (17:34), Duke Johnson (17:46) and John Brown (18:26) are worth a pick. Eighth round discussion involves Josh Gordon (19:26) and Robert Griffin III (20:46). Greg tells us why he likes Michael Crabtree's value in the ninth round this year (22:21). In the tenth round Bobby considers quarterbacks before settling on Kevin White (23:20) while Greg decides on a running back and selects Chris Ivory (24:06). Greg takes Jay Cutler as his third quarterback and talks about why it's a high floor pick at this point in the draft (25:37) while Bobby selects Devin Funchess in the 11th round (26:53). In the twelfth round Greg takes another quarterback (27:13), and Bobby debates taking Blaine Gabbert or Teddy Bridgewater (28:21). We finish our drafts by discussing Dwayne Allen (29:16) and Michael Thomas (29:54) and then we compare our draft grades (30:31). Draft Wizard: draftwizard.fantasypros.com
Aug 30, 2016
Ep. 10: Sleepers for 2016
39:21
JJ Zachariason (@LateRoundQB) joins the pod to talk fantasy football sleepers heading into drafts. We begin with a player JJ thinks could possibly be a late round steal like David Johnson was in 2015 (1:41). We continue by looking at rookie wide receivers who have a chance to break out (4:19) and backup running backs who could finish the season as an RB1 if there is an injury ahead of them on the depth chart (6:24). JJ gives us sleepers at each position, starting with quarterbacks Matthew Stafford (10:14) and Jameis Winston (11:29). Bobby and JJ discuss Tyrod Taylor (12:36) and Robert Griffin III (14:19) before moving onto sleeper running backs outside the top 40 ADP. Players include Bilal Powell (15:55), James White (17:06), free agent Karlos Williams (18:20) and Zach Zenner (19:11). Moving onto wide receivers outside the top 40 ADP we discuss Phillip Dorsett (20:27), Mohamed Sanu (21:24), Jermaine Kearse (23:04), Steve Smith (23:40) and Bruce Ellington (24:41). We talk about Charles Clay being a possible deep sleeper at the tight end position (25:28) and then move over to players going between 50 and 100 in ADP that could end up top-5 at their respective positions (26:37). Players include podcast favorite Donte Moncrief (26:57) and Melvin Gordon (28:31). We finish by looking at players we like at the back of the first round (30:33), and backup quarterbacks you should look at drafting if you take Tom Brady (36:21).
Aug 26, 2016
Ep. 9: Christopher Harris vs. Expert Consensus Rankings
30:10
Christopher Harris (@HarrisFootball) joins us to talk about the players he likes better and worse than the Expert Consensus. We begin with quarterbacks Tom Brady (3:14) and Kirk Cousins (5:31) before moving on to running backs David Johnson (7:52), Jamaal Charles (10:45), Jonathan Stewart (12:59), Demarco Murray (18:54) and Duke Johnson (20:18). We finish by discussing wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald (22:47), Marvin Jones (26:23), FantasyPros podcast favorite Donte Moncrief (27:15), and Kevin White (27:48).
Aug 25, 2016
Ep. 8: Players to Avoid & Latest News
55:17
Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) of Pro Football Focus joins us to talk about the latest NFL news and players to target or avoid in your fantasy drafts. We begin our discussion with a quick chat about Bears wide receivers (4:49) before we get to news of the week where we discuss Dez Brant (9:00) and Duke Johnson (12:50), both of whom have had concussion scares. Injury news continues with our thoughts on Matt Jones (15:50), and Dion Lewis (17:53). Moving on to draft strategy, we talk about players we think are over-hyped. The list includes Tyler Lockett (21:38), Julian Edelman (22:46), Latavius Murray (25:18), and Greg Olsen (27:39). It wouldn't be a FantasyPros podcast if we didn't talk about our love for Donte Moncrief (28:51) before moving on to why Mike is low on Jordan Reed (32:05). We discuss why Mike is high on Coby Fleener (35:54) and talk about whether Odell Beckham Jr. is a definite top 5 pick (37:53). Mike gives us his final over-hyped player, Ben Roethlisberger (43:39), before telling us why he likes taking Jeremy Langford at his ADP (46:36), why he's fading Chris Ivory in drafts (49:44) and why he has Kelvin Benjamin on his do not draft list (53:00).
Aug 24, 2016
Ep. 7: Listener Mailbag
40:20
James Koh (@JamesDKoh) of NFL.com joins us to answer listener mailbag questions. We discuss questions that deal with common draft mistakes (2:28), money management and nomination strategies in auction drafts (5:54), trading early round draft picks (11:15), waiting on quarterbacks (12:56), how experts use their bench picks (17:24), draft strategy in 14 team leagues (19:06), reaching on players you like in drafts (21:02), Josh Gordon vs. Tyler Lockett as dynasty keepers (24:58), keeper strategy in leagues with complicated keeper rules (27:12), and we finish with looking at who we have been moving up our draft boards since the beginning of training camp (32:26).
Aug 19, 2016
Ep. 6: Jamey Eisenberg vs. the Expert Consensus
32:56
On today's episode, host Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) is joined by Jamey Eisenberg (@JameyEisenberg) of CBS Sports to discuss a wide range of topics. We begin with a quick discussion of IDP leagues (1:47), Spencer Ware's status as the handcuff for Jamaal Charles (3:36), and Malcom Mitchell's preseason hype (5:08). We move on to the players Jamey likes better and worse than the Expert Consensus. The group includes Tom Brady (7:58), Ben Roethlisberger (10:19), Eddie Lacy (12:06), Thomas Rawls (13:57), Devonta Freeman (17:35), Rashad Jennings (19:17), Matt Forte (21:08), Donte Moncrief (22:42), Sterling Shepard (25:04), Sammie Coates (26:24), and Jordan Matthews (28:41).
Aug 16, 2016
Ep. 5: PPR Mock Draft
32:15
Host Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) is joined by Mike Castiglione (@castiglione_nfl) of Pro Football Focus to complete a PPR mock draft using the Draft Wizard simulator. Mike and Bobby go back and forth discussing their picks in a 10-team draft where they each have the fifth overall pick. They talk about drafting David Johnson (4:37), Brandon Marshall (5:50), Mark Ingram (7:30), Sammy Watkins (8:14), Randall Cobb (9:15), Cam Newton (10:05), Doug Baldwin (11:38), Donte Moncrief (13:04), Duke Johnson (14:00), Danny Woodhead (14:49), Giovani Bernard (16:13), John Brown (16:31), Gary Barnidge (17:38), Zach Ertz (18:44), Charles Sims (19:42), Kevin White (21:18), Eli Manning (22:44), Tyrod Taylor (23:11), Josh Gordon (23:40), and Stefon Diggs (23:38). They wrap up by comparing rosters and draft grades (25:05). Draft Wizard - draftwizard.fantasypros.com
Aug 16, 2016
Ep. 4: Listener Mailbag & Boom or Bust Players
44:25
Marcas Grant of NFL.com joins us to help with our listener mailbag and to chat about boom or bust players for this upcoming fantasy season. We answer questions about drafting players with consideration about their fantasy playoff matchups (3:15), our ideal draft positions (4:44), and defensive streaming targets (6:24). We move on to discuss draft strategy and we cover the idea of drafting an "all suspension team" (8:46), the "zero RB" strategy (10:32), and waiting on wide receivers (14:32). Our boom or bust discussion includes players like Jameis Winston (17:47), Tyrod Taylor (19:42), Devonta Freeman (21:45), Dion Lewis (23:42), Matt Jones (25:36), Ameer Abdullah (27:38), Donte Moncrief (29:42), Kevin White (31:46), Dorial Green-Beckham (33:40), and Coby Fleener (37:30).
Aug 12, 2016
Ep. 3: Draft Rankings Analysis & Trivia
51:24
We're joined by Jake Ciely of RotoExperts.com to discuss the players Jake is high and low on compared to the Expert Consensus. First, we cover News including Ryan Matthews and his draft status (4:50), the Bills rushing game (6:13), injured pass catchers (7:05), Jimmy Graham's status (8:40) and Jared Cook with the Packers (10:30) before we get into Jake's draft rankings. Players discussed include David Johnson (12:50), Eddie Lacy (16:13), Matt Forte (17:50), Michael Floyd (19:50), Brandon Marshall (22:02), Rob Gronkowski (24:37), Thomas Rawls (27:45), Dion Lewis (31:01), Jeremy Hill and Derek Henry (33:03). Producer JP shares his bearish player (39:15) and we finish with Jake showing off his trivia chops (42:05).
Aug 10, 2016
Ep. 2: Mock Draft & Bounce-Back Players
49:56
Could Tevin Coleman take over for the Falcons and which QB is due for the most regression? Guest, Greg Smith of TwoQBs.com discusses these questions and more with host, Bobby Sylvester. The pair chat about training camp headlines (3:08), blitz through a Draft Wizard standard scoring mock draft (14:02), then cover bounce-back and regression candidates (34:54). Draft Wizard - draftwizard.fantasypros.com
Aug 02, 2016
Ep. 1: Undervalued Players in ECR
01:02:52
Who are the most undervalued fantasy players and who is going to win the Dolphins running back battle? Raymond Summerlin of Rotoworld.com joins host, Bobby Sylvester to answer these questions and more as they cover this week's big news stories (4:06), the most undervalued players (21:13) and this season's training camp battles (43:04).
Jul 28, 2016