Establish The Run

By Adam Levitan

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 Jul 29, 2019

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The official podcast of Establish The Run, a premium football analysis site from Evan Silva and Adam Levitan. The pod covers a wide range of topics related to fantasy football, DFS, prop betting, and football strategy.

Episode Date
Episode 74: Silva Top 150 Risers and Fallers
39:03

Evan Silva is participating in drafts and researching every single player for his team-by-team previews. That (plus injuries to Deebo Samuel and Sony Michel) has caused a shakeup in the rankings. He sits down with Adam Levitan to discuss. 

 

Editor's Note: Our Early Bird Special will be expiring soon. This bundle includes our Draft Kit, In-Season Package and $25 FFPC coupon (a $275 value) for $199.99. This will be our best offer, by far, of the season. Head to EstablishTheRun.com for more info. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Kyler Murray (2:24) | Sony Michel (7:29) | Zack Moss (9:33) | Allen Robinson (12:59) | Deebo Samuel (16:44) | A.J. Green (21:22) | Miles Sanders (24:48) | D.K. Metcalf (27:00) | Antonio Brown (29:16) | Top 150 vs. Tiers When Drafting (32:52)

Jun 26, 2020
Episode 73: Memory Lane with Gregg Rosenthal
51:59

Gregg Rosenthal is now wildly famous as part of the NFL Network and NFL.com. But before that, he was the man who hired both Adam Levitan and Evan Silva at Rotoworld more than a decade ago. The three of them sat down to reminisce about old times and how the fantasy world has changed.

Editor's Note: Our Early Bird special won't last much longer. It includes our Draft Kit, In-Season Package and $25 FFPC coupon and will be by far our best offer of the season. Head to EstablishTheRun.com now for more details.



TIMESTAMPS: Gregg’s Start in Fantasy (3:41) |  Hiring Adam and Evan (11:14) | First Impressions (12:42) | Moving Away From Rotoworld (18:08) | The Current State of Fantasy (20:01) | The NFL and Gambling (25:20) | Calvin Ridley (30:46) | Josh Allen (34:48) | The Rosenthal & Jeselnik Vanity Project  (36:19) | Listener Questions (40:05)

Jun 26, 2020
Episode 72: Zero RB with Pat Kerrane
32:51

Adam Levitan sits down with ETR's high-stakes season-long specialist Pat Kerrane to talk all things Zero RB. What is it, why does it work, in what formats is it best implemented and how does it interact with this year's market? Everything you need to know about the contrarian strategy. They also discuss some Zero RB targets for the later rounds. 

For more on Zero RB, check out Pat's series in our Draft Kit

 

Editor's Note: Our Early Bird special is LIVE and available for a limited time! Get our Draft Kit plus our In-Season package in addition to a $25 FFPC coupon for just $199.99. Click here for more info.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Defining Zero RB (1:59) | Why Zero RB works (3:47) | Using Zero RB in Best Ball (5:29) | The advantages of being contrarian (8:17) | Competitive Waiver Wires (10:23) | Favorable Zero RB Formats (12:14) | Is this year different? (14:09) | Refuting the argument against Zero RB  (16:34) | RB profiles to target (19:04) |  Antonio Gibson (23:23) | Zack Moss (26:43) | Ronald Jones (29:00) |

Jun 17, 2020
Episode 71: Draft Kit Companion -- FFPC Strategy
29:24

Adam Levitan is joined by ETR's new Director of Analytics, Mike Leone, to go deep on FFPC-specific strategy. They discuss how the 2-WR, TE-premium format affects rankings. They also talk about the research Mike has done on stacking in season-long fantasy football.

Editor's Note: For our FFPC-specific rankings, Mike's stacking article, Silva's Top 150 and tons more, check out our Draft Kit. It's just $30 and comes with a $25 coupon for FFPC. 

 

Timestamps: FFPC Rankings and Draft Strategy (2:27. ) |  FFPC Starting Lineup Format (5:43) | Tight End Premium (8:00) | ADP Adjusted Rankings (11:53) | FFPC Running Back ADPs (14:27) | Approaching Wide Receivers in FFPC (16:50) | Season Long Stacks (20:57) | 

Jun 11, 2020
Episode 70: Silva Top 150 Adjustments
01:00:22

Running backs are flying off the board at record rates in season-long drafts. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss how that affects strategy and how Evan adjusted his Top 150 for it. They also hit on a bunch of recent players Evan moved after testing his rankings in drafts.


Editor's Note: Our 2020 Early Bird Package is officially LIVE! It contains the Draft Kit ($30 value), our In-Season Package ($220 value) and a FFPC Coupon ($25 value) for just $199.99. Head to www.establishtherun.com for more details. 


 

TIMESTAMPS: Approaching Running Backs in Season Long (3:23) | Dalvin Cook (13:10) | Alvin Kamara (17:51) | James Conner (20:58) | DJ Chark (26:25) | Mike Williams (29:55) | Diontae Johnson (33:13) | Ian Thomas (36:54) | Jimmy Garoppolo (40:27) | Alshon Jeffery (46:15) | Le’Veon Bell (48:52) | Mark Ingram & J.K. Dobbins (52:42) | Steven Sims (56:43)

Jun 10, 2020
Episode 69: One-on-One with Options Trader Jason Strasser
01:05:42

With sports on hiatus for the last three months, many DFS players have dabbled in the stock market. So Adam Levitan sat down with Jason Strasser, co-founder and chief investment officer of Caption Partners. They discuss the markets from an elementary level.

 

Editor's Note: Our Early Bird Package is now LIVE! Get our Draft Kit, In-Season Package, and a $25 coupon to FFPC for just $199.99. It will be our best offer of the season by far. Head to EstablishTheRun.com for more.

TIMESTAMPS: Entering the stock market (3:18) | Jason’s Background in Poker (7:00) | Moving from Poker into Wall Street (10:08) | Options for Dummies (17:45) | How the market works (21:51) | Stock Market efficiency (24:32) | How backstops work (28:21) | Approaching Stock Market competition (30:59) | No-Rake Stock Market Trading (33:02) | Best Approach for 401Ks and IRAs (35:17) | Are market crashes “flukes”? (37:30) | Transferable Poker skillsets to stock market trading (40:52) | What makes a stock price change? (43:13) | How newcomers have affected the markets(49:08) | Should the common man be buying stocks? (53:27) | Is “buy what you know” smart advice? (55:47) | Jason’s DFS life (58:08) | DraftKings going public (1:00:56)

Jun 05, 2020
Episode 68: Late-Round Quarterbacks
48:09

If waiting on a QB or playing in a 2-QB league, who should we target? Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss the pros and cons of late-round quarterbacks.

 

Editor's Note: Our 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit is LIVE! It costs just $30. Includes Evan Silva's Top 150, tiers, rankings galore, content from Adam Levitan and tons more. Go to EstablishTheRun.com for more.  

 

TIMESTAMPS: Late-Round Quarterback Strategy (3:00) | Carson Wentz (7:09) | Matt Ryan (10:20) | Aaron Rodgers (12:88) | Matthew Stafford (15:24) | Daniel Jones (20:24) | Baker Mayfield (23:10) | Jared Goff (25:37) | Teddy Bridgewater (29:32) | Ryan Tannehill (33:53) | Jimmy Garoppolo (37:22) | Tyrod Taylor & Gardner Minshew (40:58)  
May 28, 2020
Episode 67: One-on-One with Pro Sports Bettor Rufus Peabody
01:14:22

Adam Levitan sits down with Rufus Peabody, one of the most successful professional sports bettors of the last decade. They discuss modeling, the sports betting ecosystem, player props, parlays, the Sports Betting National Championship and lots more. Bettors of all types, from pro to recreational, will likely benefit from the conversation.

 

Editor's Note: Our 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit is LIVE! It includes Evan Silva's Top 150, Tiers, analysis and tons more for every kind of league. It's priced at just $30, see EstablishTheRun.com for more.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Rufus’ experience with COVID-19 (1:53) | Life without sports (9:46)  | Changes since gambling legalisation (11:44) | The war on touts (16:35) | Books limiting sharps (20:29) | DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship (27:09) | Betting Player Props (35:15) | Does Defense Matter? (43:05) | How big is home field advantage? (46:57) | Listener Questions (59:28)

May 23, 2020
Episode 66: Coachspeak or Real?
49:51

Training camp is just two months away. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss interesting recent quotes from coaches on James Conner's role, Todd Gurley's health, Preston Williams' rehab and lots more. 

 

Editor's Note: Our 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit is now LIVE! It's priced at just $30 and comes with a $25 coupon to use in any FFPC league. Check out Evan Silva's Top 150 and tons more

 

TIMESTAMPS: James Conner (2:04) | Todd Gurley (5:50) | Frank Gore (10:10) | Colts Backfield (14:28) | Raiders Pass Catching Backs (17:26) | Daniel Jones’ early schedule (20:25) | Derrick Henry’s schedule (25:30) | Alshon Jeffrey (28:50) | Laviska Shenault (32:20) | Sammy Watkins (34:55) | Preston Williams (39:11) | DeAndre Hopkins (44:00) |  

May 20, 2020
Episode 65: Outliers in Evan Silva's Top 150
41:13

Our 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit is live and it's headlined by Evan Silva's Top 150. He sits down with Adam Levitan to discuss why he's significantly higher or lower on certain guys than the market. 

 

Editor's Note: Our 2020 Draft Kit is live at a cost of just $30. It comes jam-packed with rankings, unique analysis and players to target/avoid and tons more. Fom Evan, Adam and their hand-picked team of contributors. Click here for more.

 

TIMESTAMPS: JuJu Smith-Schuster (2:49) | Raheem Mostert (7:56) | Adam Thielen (11:19) | Tyler Higbee (13:19) | Calvin Ridley (17:24) | Drew Brees (21:46) | Tyler Lockett (23:54) | Clyde Edwards-Helaire (26:51) | Matthew Stafford (28:23) | Ke’Shawn Vaughn (30:38) | Terry McLaurin (32:45) | Miles Sanders (35:47) |  

May 15, 2020
Episode 64: Win Totals with PFF's Eric Eager
01:10:19

The 2020 NFL schedule is out. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva sit down with ProFootballFocus' senior data scientist Eric Eager to highlight discuss the win total market. 

 

Editor's Note: Our 2020 Draft Kit will be released Friday. Evan Silva's constantly updating Top 150, Tiers for Drafting, Best Ball strategy and tons more. Head to EstablishTheRun for more information. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Eric’s background in Math (3:00) | The Win Totals Process (6:19) | Baltimore Ravens (9:09) | Buffalo Bills (14:27) | Arizona Cardinals (24:11) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (28:04) | Minnesota Vikings (34:01) | Miami Dolphins (37:25) | Los Angeles Rams (46:10) | San Francisco 49ers (46:11) | Denver Broncos (49:47) | Las Vegas Raiders (54:03) | Atlanta Falcons (56:44) | Tennessee Titans (1:00:40) | Pittsburgh Steelers (1:04:34)  
 
May 13, 2020
Episode 63: AFC Team-by-Team Draft Fallout
45:42

The draft is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go through all 16 AFC teams, discussing fantasy implications stemming from the draft. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (1:22) | Buffalo Bills (4:41) | Cincinnati Bengals (7:44) | Cleveland Browns (10:44) | Denver Broncos (13:05) | Houston Texans (15:40) | Indianapolis Colts (17:24) | Jacksonville Jaguars (21:16) | Kansas City Chiefs (24:58) | Las Vegas Raiders (27:08) | Los Angeles Chargers (31:10) | Miami Dolphins (33:14) | New England Patriots (36:15) | New York Jets (38:29) | Pittsburgh Steelers (41:40) | Tennessee Titans (44:02)

Apr 30, 2020
Episode 62: NFC Team-by-Team Draft Fallout
55:37

The draft is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go through all 16 NFC teams, discussing fantasy implications stemming from the draft. 

TIMESTAMPS: Arizona Cardinals (2:08) | Atlanta Falcons (6:03) | Carolina Panthers (9:28) | Chicago Bears (12:32) | Dallas Cowboys (15:43) | Detroit Lions (19:05) | Green Bay Packers (20:50) | Los Angeles Rams (26:36) | Minnesota Vikings (31:03) | New Orleans Saints (32:50) | New York Giants (36:52) | Philadelphia Eagles (39:25) | San Francisco 49ers (43:33) | Seattle Seahawks (47:19) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (48:52) | Washington Redskins (52:51)
Apr 30, 2020
Episode 61: Rookie Outlooks with Pat Kerrane
48:06

Adam Levitan is joined by prospect specialist Pat Kerrane to talk about the rookie class. They hit on the outlooks for the top prospects in both Dynasty and standard formats, with an eye on both talent and landing spot. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Pat’s intro into Dynasty Football (2:42) | Pat’s Dynasty Rookie Rankings (4:41) | Clyde Edwards-Helaire (5:29) | Jonathan Taylor (8:27) | CeeDee Lamb (11:23) | Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler (15:01) | Jalen Reagor and Justin Jefferson  (17:58) | JK Dobbins  (22:43) | D’Andre Swift (24:59) | Justin Herbert to the Chargers (25:51) | Henry Ruggs (26:40) | Tee Higgins (39:24) | Cam Akers (33:13) | Ke’Shawn Vaughn (36:04) | Denzel Mims (40:07) | Michael Pittman Jr. (41:52) | Zack Moss (43:12) | DeeJay Dallas (44:13) | 

Apr 28, 2020
Episode 60: Round 1 Recap plus Round 2 props
54:00

On the Friday after Round 1, Adam Levitan and Evan Silva chat about initial thoughts. Rookie landing spots, how they affect veterans and fantasy outloooks. They also discuss what will happen in Round 2 through the prop market. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Henry Ruggs to the Raiders (2:23) | Jerry Jeudy to the Broncos (4:38) | CeeDee Lamb to the Cowboys (7:28) | Jalen Reagor to the Eagles (11:23) | Justin Jefferson to the Vikings (14:22) | Brandon Aiyuk to the 49ers (17:05) | Clyde Edwards-Helaire to the Chiefs (19:41) | Joe Burrow to the Bengals (22:55) | Tua Tagovailoa to the Dolphins (25:01) | Justin Herbert to the Chargers (26:51) | Jordan Love to the Packers (28:37) | Evan’s Top 10 Next Best Available Players (31:24) | Day Two NFL Draft Props (34:55)

Apr 24, 2020
Episode 59: Mock Draft Podcast
01:08:07

The NFL draft is Thursday. Our Evan Silva and Rotoviz's Scott Smith are two of the most accurate mock drafters in the industry over the last four seasons. They play GM in this episode, making picks for each team and exploring needs/fits. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Pick 1 - Bengals (2:12) | Pick 2 - Redskins (3:58) | Pick 3 - Lions (5:06) | Pick 4 - Giants (7:50) | Pick 5 - Dolphins (9:44) | Pick 6 - Chargers (11:41) | Pick 7 - Panthers (15:02) | Pick 8 - Cardinals (17:19) | Pick 9 - Jaguars (18:55) | Pick 10 - Browns (21:29) | Pick 11 - Jets (23:36) | Pick 12 - Raiders (25:57) | Pick 13 - 49ers (27:55) | Pick 14 - Buccaneers (29:55) | Pick 15 - Broncos (32:26) | Pick 16 - Falcons (33:52) | Pick 17 - Cowboys (36:38) | Pick 18 - Dolphins (38:23) | Pick 19 - Raiders (39:54) | Pick 20 - Jaguars (41:56) | Pick 21 - Eagles (43:39) | Pick 22 - Vikings (46:12) | Pick 23 - Patriots (48:07) | Pick 24 - Saints (50:43) | Pick 25 - Vikings (53:00) | Pick 26 - Dolphins (54:29) | Pick 27 - Seattle (55:38) | Pick 28 - Ravens (56:52) | Pick 29 - Titans (58:40) | Pick 30 - Packers (1:00:03) | Pick 31 - 49ers (1:02:24) | Pick 32 - Chiefs (1:04:10)
Apr 20, 2020
Episode 58: Silva's Top 10s & Draft props
55:20

The draft is nearly upon us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss Evan's QB, RB and WR rankings, identifying where he has contrarian views. They also hit on a slew of draft props they like. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Evan’s Top Wide Receivers (2:25) | Evan’s Top Running Backs (10:16) | Evan’s Top Quarterbacks (18:50) | NFL Draft Props (25:08) | Listener Questions (44:17)

Apr 18, 2020
Episode 57: NFL Draft Preview, WRs & TEs
55:37

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva are joined by old friend, Josh Norris of Rotoworld and NBC Sports. They discuss this year's eye-popping WR class from top to bottom. They also touch on the yawn-worthy TE class. 

TIMESTAMPS: Best Wide Receiver Class ever? (7:17) | Top Tier Wide Receivers (10:11) | Second Tier Wide Receivers (19:21) | Denzel Mims (19:39) | Justin Jefferson (24:05) | Tee Higgins (27:30) |Jalen Reagor and Brandon Aiyuk (32:19) | KJ Hamler (37:18) | Laviska Shenault Jr.  (38:32) | Late Round Targets (40:52) | Tight End Class Overview (46:07) 

Apr 14, 2020
Episode 56: One-on-One with Mike McDonald
01:24:48

Mike McDonald is one of the most successful and well-known gamblers of the modern era. He sits down with Adam Levitan to discuss everything from poker to DFS to prop bets to running a sportsbook.


Editor's Note:
NFL Draft Season is in full swing. Head to EstablishTheRun.com for full coverage. Everything on the site is currently free. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Mike’s background in Poker (1:17) | Bank of Timex (5:42) | PokerShares (10:45) | The Bales Push Up Bet (16:22) | The Day-to-Day Life of PokerShares (23:51) | The responsibility of Sportsbooks to keep rake low (36:06) | Sportbooks Limiting Sharps (42:01) | Mike’s DFS career (47:07) | The 2020 NFL Season (49:03) | The Free Throw bet (53:22) | Listener Questions (1:09:40) |

Apr 09, 2020
Episode 55: NFL Draft Preview, QBs & RBs
39:23

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva are joined by Mike Renner, lead NFL Draft Analyst for ProFootballFocus. They discuss this year's crop of quarterbacks and running backs, looking out for sleepers, busts and fantasy impact. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: 2020 Projected 1st Round Quarterbacks (3:44 ) | Comparing Burrows and Tagovailoa (9:06) | Non-First Round Potential Starters (13:40) | Quarterback Sleepers (19:02) | Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor (20:28) | Georgia RB D’Andre Swift (24:17) | Ohio State RB J. K. Dobbins (27:30) | Boston College RB A. J. Dillon (29:30) | Mid-Round Running Backs (31:36) | Late RB Sleepers (34:01) | Most Overrated Running Back (36:08) | 

Apr 07, 2020
Episode 54: One-on-One with former Packers VP Andrew Brandt
59:26

Adam Levitan sits down with NFL agent and former Packers VP Andrew Brandt. They discuss the COVID-19 situation relative to the league, perceptions of the NFL, team building and lots more. 

 

Editor's Note: For full coverage of Free Agency, the NFL Draft and all things fantasy, head to EstablishTheRun.com.

 

Thoughts on the NFL and Coronavirus (1:45 ) | The Perception of the NFL (6:28) | Andrew’s Start in Football (11:40) | Getting to Green Bay (15:54) | How hard is managing the cap? (20:28) | Quarterback on Rookie Contract (24:14) | Do Running Backs Matter? (27:01) | Packers approach to Free Agency (30:29) | Player Contract Structure and Guarantees (33:48) | Listener Questions (41:11) 

Apr 03, 2020
Episode 53: Longshot NFL Futures Bets
48:25

The NFL Futures markets are wide open. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva identify some longshots at MVP, DPOY, Comeback POY and Divisions with paths to hitting. They also discuss some of the stragglers who recently signed in free agency. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: NFL MVP Futures - Ezekiel Elliot (6:47) | Josh Allen MVP Odds (10:02) | Kyler Murray MVP Odds (14:35) | Defensive Player of The Year Futures - Shaquil Barrett (16:08) | Tre’Davious White DPoY Odds (19:53) | Comeback Player of the Year Futures (22:25) | AFC West Winner Futures (26:51) | AFC North Winner Futures (30:08) | AFC East Winner Futures (33:38) | Super Bowl Longshots (36:04) | Free Agent Recap - Robby Anderson (39:56) | Free Agent Recap - Devin Funchess (43:08) | Sammy Watkins (45:00) 

Mar 31, 2020
Episode 52: Quarantine Solo Pod
17:21

After five years of solo pods on the Daily Fantasy Edge, Adam Levitan does his first solo on the ETR feed. He discusses Corona, quarantine strat, personal update and takes a 6-pack of listener questions. 

Mar 26, 2020
Episode 51: Free Agency Fallout Part 3
38:56

Adam and Evan are back to digest the third wave of free agency. They discuss the Melvin Gordon vs. Phillip Lindsay battle, Darrell Henderson's outlook with Todd Gurley gone, and tons more. 

Editor's Note: Go to www.establishtherun.com for tons of free content, including Silva's Top 150, Dynasty Rankings, Free Agency Winners/Losers. 

TIMESTAMPS: Melvin Gordon (2:05) | Emmanuel Sanders (6:53) | 49ers Wide Receivers (9:40) | Todd Gurley (13:38) | Darrell Henderson (16:25) | Eric Ebron (20:12) | Colts Pass Targets (23:10) | Marcus Mariota (25:09) | Cam Newton (26:40) | Phillip Walker (28:32) | John Brown (31:14) | Will Fuller (34:21) | 

Mar 25, 2020
Episode 50: Free Agency Fallout Part 2
36:10

It's a 2-pod week. With NFL Free Agency news continuing to flow at a rapid rate, Evan Silva and Adam Levitan are back. They cover all the most important transactions that happened between Tuesday and Thursday. The biggest one, of course, is Tom Brady's decision to leave New England for Tampa.


TIMESTAMPS: Tom Brady (2:43) | Impact on New England (7:20) | Tyrod Taylor (11:41) | Nick Foles (15:24) | Darius Slay/Javon Hargrave (18:49) | Chargers Defensive Additions (21:29) | Allen Lazard (23:41) | Jordan Howard (25:15) | J.D. McKissic (26:36) | Jameis Winston (27:33) | Todd Gurley (29:54) | Free Agents still available (32:25) |

Mar 19, 2020
Episode 49: Free Agency Fallout
41:46

The first 48 hours of free agency were wild. DeAndre Hopkins is a Cardinal, Austin Hooper is a Brown, Tom Brady is a Buc and Philip Rivers is a Colt. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss the fantasy fallout of every move so far. 


Editor's Note: Evan Silva is giving his live takes on every free agent move and trade. It's free and constantly updating, can find it here

 

TIMESTAMPS: DeAndre Hopkins (3:19) | Kenyan Drake (8:31) | David Johnson (11:09) | Randall Cobb (14:01) | Stefon Diggs (16:59) | Tom Brady (19:55) | Teddy Bridgewater (23:28) | Ryan Tannehill (25:40) | Austin Hooper (28:00) | Hayden Hurst (30:51) | Devonta Freeman (33:26) | Blake Jarwin (34:58) | Jimmy Graham (37:09) | Philip Rivers (38:16)

Mar 17, 2020
Episode 48: Top 150 Rankings Debate
36:18

Evan Silva's first Top 150 for the 2020 season is out and there's already controversy. Adam Levitan and Evan discuss the biggest questions readers have with the rankings. You can view the rankings for free here.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Evan’s Top 150 (1:56) | Calvin Ridley (2:24) | Zach Ertz (6:36) | Nick Chubb (8:46) | Best Ball (11:39) | Tyler Higbee (15:24) | Austin Ekeler (20:18) | New England RBs (23:52) | Devin Singletary (25:51) | Seattle WRs (29:40) | Fantasy Stock Volatility (32:12)

Mar 12, 2020
Episode 47: NFL Combine Fallout
45:19

Evan Silva and Adam Levitan discuss everything that happened at last week's NFL Combine. The reports on veterans, rumors Evan heard while in attendance and the most important prospect measureables. 

 

Editor's Note: Evan's first Top 150 of the 2020 season is now live on EstablishTheRun -- and it's free! Please subscribe to this podcast (it's also free) so you'll get the episodes first when they drop. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Brand new EstablishTheRun.com content (2:05) | A.J. Green’s rumored Franchise Tag (3:53) | Bears interested in Dalton? (6:45) | Brady reported to hit Free Agency (10:35) | Packers plan to give Rodgers more weapons (12:08) | Giants wary of Engram’s durability (14:22) | Phil Rivers’ landing spot (16:11) | Should Dallas turn to stud XFL Tight End?(18:36) | NFL Combine Behind The Scenes (20:47) | NFL Combine Takeaways (24:40) | Jonathan Taylor (25:24) | Cam Akers (28:47) | Clyde Edwards-Helaire (29:49) | A.J. Dillon (31:27) | Henry Ruggs III (33:39) | Chase Claypool (35:46) | Justin Jefferson (37:47) | Listener Questions (39:08)

Mar 04, 2020
Episode 46: Silva's Top-5s for 2020
44:53

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2020 season. Evan Silva releases his top-5s at each position and discusses his thought process with Adam Levitan. They also hit on players with paths to sneak into the top-5. 

 

Editor's Note: Silva's full top-150 for the 2020 season will be up soon. In the meantime, check out EstablishTheRun.com for Free Agency, Draft and XFL Coverage.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Previewing Evan’s Top 150 2020 Fantasy Players (4:40) | Top Five Quarterbacks (7:45) | Top Five Running Backs (17:57) | Top Five Wide Receivers (29:47) | Top Five Tight Ends (36:53) | 

Feb 27, 2020
Episode 45: Later Round Hits and Misses
25:43

There's a lot to be gained by reviewing our process. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva review their biggest hits and misses from the 2019 season. Episode 45 focuses on Rounds 7 and later from last year's season-long drafts while Episode 44 hit the early rounds. 

 

Editor's Note: XFL Week 2 is coming. We are loaded up with content including team-by-team projected depth charts with usage notes, a Thursday night show featuring Adam and Evan and Friday night release of tiered top plays. Click here to check out our package. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Patrick Mahomes (1:30) | Curtis Samuel (4:50) | Marquez Valdes-Scantling (7:19) | Dante Pettis (9:29) | Courtland Sutton (11:46) | Justice Hill (13:58) | Michael Gallup (15:31) | Lamar Jackson (17:28) | Chris Herndon (20:42) | Darren Waller (22:23) 

Feb 13, 2020
Episode 44: Early Round Hits and Misses
37:35

There's a lot to be gained by reviewing our process. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva review their biggest hits and misses from the 2019 season. Episode 44 focuses on the first six rounds of last year's season-long drafts while Episode 45 will hit on the rest. 

 

Editor's Note: XFL Week 2 is coming. We are loaded up with content including team-by-team projected depth charts with usage notes, a Thursday night show featuring Adam and Evan and Friday night release of tiered top plays. Click here to check out our package. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Christian McCaffrey (2:13) | David Johnson (6:26) | Odell Beckham Jr. (8:55) | JuJu Smith-Schuster (12:54) | Amari Cooper (15:32) | Devonta Freeman (18:17) | Antonio Brown (20:17) | Todd Gurley (23:31) | O.J. Howard (26:48) | Austin Ekeler  (29:03) | D.J. Moore (31:31) | Damien Williams (33:37) | 

Feb 12, 2020
Episode 43: Free Agency Preview
45:27

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss Evan's Top-100 Unrestricted Free Agent list, highlighting notable situations and potential landing spots. Is Tom Brady dust? Why will Hunter Henry be so sought after?

 

Editor's Note: Our XFL content is live! Depth charts, player notes, tiered Top Plays for DFS, recap article a live show and much more. Click here to find out more

 

TIMESTAMPS: Free Agency Preview (2:42) | Evan’s Top 100 Free Agents (10:45) | Jameis Winston (10:53) | Hunter Henry (14:39) | Austin Hooper (16:54) | A.J. Green (18:36) | Derrick Henry & Melvin Gordon (22:39) | Kenyan Drake (27:38) | Free Agent Quarterbacks (29:52) | Projecting Free Agency Sleepers (36:12) | Projecting Free Agency busts (40:32) 
 
Feb 05, 2020
Episode 42: One-on-One with Taylor Caby
53:45

Adam Levitan sits down with Taylor Caby, a nosebleed-stakes NFL DFS player and a co-founder of Establish The Run. They touch on Taylor's rise to the top of the poker world, starting successful businesses in the gambling space, running a DFS site (RIP DraftDay), the current state of the DFS/sports betting industry and lots more. 

 

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TIMESTAMPS: Taylor’s Poker Beginnings (3:42) | Transition to DFS (7:44) | Are games getting tougher for pros? (13:19) | Challenges to the industry (19:44) | The State of the DFS industry (27:30) | Taylor’s Sportsbook background (34:50) | The future of Sports Betting (42:25) | Establish The Run (44:14) 

Feb 04, 2020
Episode 41: Week 15 Recap Game-by-Game
49:18

The end of the season means a ton of young players getting chances for dead teams, as well as playoff-hungry teams extending their stars. Adam Levitan and Andrew Wiggins comb through Week 15 to look for actionable notes we can use in Week 16. 

 

Editor's Note: Go to EstablishTheRun.com and use promo code ETR20 for 20% off any weekly or monthly purchase. We will be on a full content schedule through the Super Bowl.

 

Timestamps: Jets at Ravens (3:06) | Patriots at Bengals (5:47) | Buccaneers at Lions (9:11) | Bears at Packers (13:24) | Texans at Titans (15:47) | Broncos at Chiefs (18:27) | Dolphins at Giants (20:26) | Eagles at Redskins (23:47) | Seahawks at Panthers (26:55) | Jaguars at Oakland (29:27) | Browns at Cardinals (31:55) | Vikings at Chargers (34:24) | Rams at Cowboys (37:14) | Falcons at 49ers (40:08) | Bills at Steelers (42:42) | Colts at Saints (44:58)  

Dec 18, 2019
Episode 40: Week 14 Recap Game-by-Game
54:53

Adam Levitan and Andrew Wiggins go game-by-game discussing the most important fantasy storylines from Week 14.

 

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Timestamps: Cowboys at Bears (3:41) | Panthers at Falcons (5:52) | Ravens at Bills (9:19) | Bengals at Browns (12:09) | Redskins at Packers (16:17) | Lions at Vikings (18:24) | 49ers at Saints (21:20) | Dolphins at Jets (24:02) | Colts at Buccaneers (27:44) | Broncos at Texans (30:35) | Chargers at Jaguars (33:26) | Titans at Raiders (35:28) | Chiefs at Patriots (39:42) | Steelers at Cardinals (42:04) | Seahawks at Rams (43:38) | Giants at Eagles (48:50)
Dec 10, 2019
Episode 38: Week 13 Recap NFC Team-by-Team
35:52

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, discussing the most important fantasy storylines in each squad. Anthony Miller's ascent, what to expect from Ian Thomas, the Dalvin Cook situation and more. 

 

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Timestamps: Arizona Cardinals (3:30) | Atlanta Falcons (5:21) | Carolina Panthers (7:02) | Chicago Bears (9:43) | Dallas Cowboys (12:03) | Detroit Lions (13:29) | Green Bay Packers (15:08) | Los Angeles Rams (16:22) | Minnesota Vikings (18:38) | New Orleans Saints (20:44) | New York Giants (23:31) | Philadelphia Eagles (24:20) | San Francisco 49ers (26:07) | Seattle Seahawks (28:13) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (31:17) | Washington Redskins (33:26 )
 
Dec 04, 2019
Establish The Show: Thanksgiving
01:22:36

Thanksgiving is here. Evan Silva, Andrew Wiggins and Adam Levitan do a deep dive into all three Turkey Day games, discussing every play. This episode is in place of the normal team-by-team pods.

 

Editor's Note: We are running a special sale for Thanksgiving. Use promo code BLACKFRIDAY on a weekly package to get $15 off your $20 purchase.

Nov 27, 2019
Episode 35: Week 11 Recap AFC Team-by-Team
41:43

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss the most important fantasy storylines within each AFC team. Kareem Hunt's usage, Ryan Griffin's ascension, the Colts' RB situation and more. You can find the NFC version of this podcast on EstablishTheRun.com.

 

Editor's Note: We're still running our midseason sale. Use promo code MIDSEASON for $84.99 off our full-season package, which gives you access to all our content through the Super Bowl. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (3:55) | Buffalo Bills (6:33) | Cincinnati Bengals (9:02) | Cleveland Browns (11:56) | Denver Broncos (15:18) | Houston Texans (18:53) | Indianapolis Colts (20:53) | Jacksonville Jaguars (23:30) | Kansas City Chiefs (25:38) | Los Angeles Chargers (26:30) |  Miami Dolphins (28:27) | New England Patriots (31:21) | New York Jets (33:56) | Oakland Raiders (36:15) | Pittsburgh Steelers (37:54) | Tennessee Titans (39:38) 

Nov 20, 2019
Episode 33: Week 10 Recap NFC Team-by-Team
45:38

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, hitting on the biggest fantasy stories in each NFC squad. Injuries to Austin Hooper, Devonta Freeman, Ty Johnson, Emmanuel Sanders and others have changed the landscape. 

 

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TIMESTAMPS: Arizona Cardinals (2:27) | Atlanta Falcons (6:43) | Carolina Panthers (10:23) | Chicago Bears (13:10) | Dallas Cowboys (15:52) | Detroit Lions (18:13) | Green Bay Packers (20:02) | Los Angeles Rams (22:49) | Minnesota Vikings (24:29) | New Orleans Saints (26:31) | New York Giants (29:50) | Philadelphia Eagles (32:20) | San Francisco 49ers (34:37) | Seattle Seahawks (39:10) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (40:26) | Washington Redskins (43:36)

 

 

Nov 12, 2019
Episode 31: Week 9 Recap AFC Team-by-Team
36:35

 

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, highlighting the biggest fantasy storylines within each AFC squad.

 

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Timestamps: Baltimore Ravens (1:56) | Buffalo Bills (4:07) | Cincinnati Bengals (6:11) | Cleveland Browns (8:05) | Denver Broncos (11:09 ) | Houston Texans (13:21) | Indianapolis Colts (15:06) | Jacksonville Jaguars (17:51) | Kansas City Chiefs (19:08) | Los Angeles Chargers (20:47) | Miami Dolphins (22:56) | New England Patriots (24:58) | New York Jets (26:35) | Oakland Raiders (29:08 ) | Pittsburgh Steelers (32:06) | Tennessee Titans (33:55)

 

Nov 05, 2019
Episode 29: Week 8 Recap NFC Team-by-Team
34:09

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, highlighting the biggest fantasy storylines within each NFC squad.

 

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Timestamps: Arizona Cardinals (3:40) | Atlanta Falcons (6:25) | Carolina Panthers (7:43) | Chicago Bears (9:11) | Dallas Cowboys (12:09) | Detroit Lions (14:06) | Green Bay Packers (16:12) | Los Angeles Rams (18:48) | Minnesota Vikings (19:58) | New Orleans Saints (22:50) | New York Giants (24:35) | Philadelphia Eagles (25:00) | San Francisco 49ers (27:20) | Seattle Seahawks (30:44) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (31:34) | Washington Redskins (32:38)

Oct 29, 2019
Episode 27: Week 7 Recap AFC Team-by-Team
38:55

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, highlighting the biggest fantasy storylines within each AFC squad. Fallout from the Will Fuller injury, Patrick Mahomes' absence and more.

 

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Timestamps: Baltimore Ravens (4:18) | Buffalo Bills (7:15) | Cincinnati Bengals (8:24) | Cleveland Browns (10:20) | Denver Broncos (12:12 ) | Houston Texans (14:24) | Indianapolis Colts (17:15) | Jacksonville Jaguars (20:54) | Kansas City Chiefs (22:26) | Los Angeles Chargers (24:52) | Miami Dolphins (27:36) | New England Patriots (28:07) | New York Jets (30:16) | Oakland Raiders (32:31 ) | Pittsburgh Steelers (34:46) | Tennessee Titans (36:14)

 

 

 

 

Oct 22, 2019
Episode 25: Week 6 Recap NFC Team-by-Team
36:28

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, highlighting the biggest fantasy storylines within each NFC team. Packers injuries, Cardinals outlook, Giants schedule and more. 

 

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Timestamps: Arizona Cardinals (3:10) | Atlanta Falcons (5:40) | Carolina Panthers (7:11) | Chicago Bears (9:00) | Dallas Cowboys (10:34) | Detroit Lions (12:19) | Green Bay Packers (13:33) | Los Angeles Rams (15:59) | Minnesota Vikings (19:21) | New Orleans Saints (21:14) | New York Giants (23:13) | Philadelphia Eagles (25:42) | San Francisco 49ers (27:11) | Seattle Seahawks (30:08) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (33:03) | Washington Redskins (33:58)
 
Oct 15, 2019
Episode 23: AFC Team-by-Team Notes
35:16

Evan Silva and Adam Levitan get you up to speed on the biggest fantasy stories with each AFC team. The Browns mess, Chiefs wide receivers, Austin Ekeler usage and lots more.

 

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Timestamps: Baltimore Ravens (3:08) | Buffalo Bills (5:21) | Cincinnati Bengals (7:07) | Cleveland Browns (8:13) | Denver Broncos (11:09) | Houston Texans (13:10) | Indianapolis Colts (16:25) | Jacksonville Jaguars (17:38) | Kansas City Chiefs (19:15) | Los Angeles Chargers (22:01) | Miami Dolphins (24:38) | New England Patriots (25:52) | New York Jets (28:28) | Oakland Raiders (30:37) | Pittsburgh Steelers (31:21) | Tennessee Titans (32:50) 

Oct 08, 2019
Episode 21: Week 4 NFC Team-by-Team Recap
36:59

Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss important takeaways from each NFC team's Week 4 performance. Key notes include the Bears under Chase Daniel, outlook for Ronald Jones and fallout from the Christian Kirk injury.

 

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TIMESTAMPS: Arizona Cardinals (2:45) | Atlanta Falcons (5:50) | Carolina Panthers (8:27) | Chicago Bears (9:54) | Dallas Cowboys (12:39) | Detroit Lions (14:39) | Green Bay Packers (15:51) | Los Angeles Rams (17:46) | Minnesota Vikings (19:33) | New Orleans Saints (22:21) | New York Giants (23:16) | Philadelphia Eagles (26:29) | San Francisco 49ers (27:09) | Seattle Seahawks (29:40) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (31:36) | Washington Redskins (34:56)

Oct 01, 2019
Episode 19: Week 3 AFC Team-by-Team Recap
37:35

A wild Week 3 is in the books. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva examine the fallout from each team with their eye on actionable takeaways for both season-long and DFS players. 

 

The NFC version of this podcast is behind the paywall at EstablishTheRun.com. We now have both monthly and weekly pricing options available. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (2:29) | Buffalo Bills (4:38) | Cincinnati Bengals (5:59) | Cleveland Browns (7:04) | Denver Broncos (10:10) | Houston Texans (11:39) | Indianapolis Colts (13:50) | Jacksonville Jaguars (15:33) | Kansas City Chiefs (19:53) | Los Angeles Chargers (21:56) | Miami Dolphins (22:53) | New England Patriots (24:00) | New York Jets (30:07) | Oakland Raiders (31:07) | Pittsburgh Steelers (32:09) | Tennessee Titans (34:57) 

Sep 24, 2019
Episode 17: Week 2 NFC team-by-Team Notes
37:29

Week 2 saw a ton of injuries and changes at the quarterback position. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva go team-by-team, recapping the most important takeaways and waiver wire situations.

Episode 18 (AFC version) is behind the paywall at EstablishTheRun.com. Along with Silva's Matchups Column, Levitan's Top DFS Plays, Friday night slate breakdown with Silva and Levitan, and tons more. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Arizona Cardinals (2:03) | Atlanta Falcons (3:47) | Carolina Panthers (5:51) | Chicago Bears (8:24) | Dallas Cowboys (10:17) | Detroit Lions (12:23) | Green Bay Packers (14:18) | Los Angeles Rams (15:25) | Minnesota Vikings (16:23) | New Orleans Saints (17:11) | New York Giants (19:35) | Philadelphia Eagles (22:21) | San Francisco 49ers (25:31) | Seattle Seahawks (28:21) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (30:31) | Washington Redskins (36:00)

 

 

Sep 17, 2019
Episode 15: Week 1 AFC Team-by-Team Notes
36:51

Week 1 is in the books and we learned a ton about how players will be used this season. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva hit on all 16 AFC teams, highlighting important takeaways. The NFC version of this podcast is behind the paywall at EstablishTheRun.com.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (3:57) | Buffalo Bills (5:32) | Cincinnati Bengals (7:32) | Cleveland Browns (9:12) | Denver Broncos (10:51) | Houston Texans (12:39) | Indianapolis Colts (14:24) | Jacksonville Jaguars (17:26) | Kansas City Chiefs (19:02) | Los Angeles Chargers (22:51) | Miami Dolphins (25:09) | New England Patriots (25:48) | New York Jets (28:12) | Oakland Raiders (29:56) | Pittsburgh Steelers (32:33) | Tennessee Titans (34:22) 

 

Sep 11, 2019
Episode 14: Cutdown Weekend Fallout
39:16

In the final free podcast, Adam Levitan chats with Evan Silva about a wild weekend of news. LeSean McCoy is a Bill, Kenny Stills is a Texan and the Ezekiel Elliott situation drags on. 

Going forward, all podcasts/shows will be inside our In-Season Package at EstablishTheRun.com. This will include our Friday night position-by-position breakdown and Sunday morning live stream. Head to the site to check out our different pricing plans. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Podcasts News and Notes (1:30) | Chiefs Backfield situation (4:13) | Who’s Backfield in Buffalo (13:24) | Houston’s offensive upgrades (16:46) | Avoid Miami’s Process? (22:55) | Receiver-less In Seattle (25:14) | AJ Green’s status (28:39) | Nick Chubb season-long outlook (30:21) | How to approach Ezekiel Elliott (33:45) 

Sep 02, 2019
Episode 13: Listener Q and A
14:51

It's a solo edition as Adam Levitan takes questions from listeners. He hits on auction strategy, the fantasy football content industry, PPR vs. non-PPR strategy, QB premiums and more. 

 

The season starts Thursday. From that point until after the Super Bowl, all our pods and shows will be part of our In-Season Package. That package also includes Evan Silva's Matchups Column and tons of other information to help you project football better. Head to EstablishTheRun.com to find out more. 

Aug 30, 2019
Episode 12: Favorite Targets, Round by Round
44:46

With the final season-long drafts imminent, Adam Levitan and Evan Silva conduct their ideal drafts. They go round by round, identifying who they're targeting in each ADP range. 

 

The regular season is coming. Check out EstablishTheRun.com's In-Season Package, which features Silva's Matchups Column, two late-week shows with Levitan and Silva, Josh Hermsmeyer's Buy Low Model and tons more.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Season-long draft preview (1:24) | Round One (2:07) | Round Two (4:59) | Round Three (6:47) | Round Four (9:44) | Round Five (12:29) | Round Six (15:55) | Round Seven (19:49) | Round Eight (22:31) | Round Nine (26:00) | Round 10 (28:10) | Round 11 (32:04) | Round 12 (34:16) | Round 13 (36:13) | Round 14 (37:25) | Round 14 (37:25) | Round 15 (39:18) | Round 16 (40:30) 

Aug 28, 2019
Episode 11: Latest Adjustments to Player Outlooks
39:38

Week 3 of preseason is behind us and it was a busy one. Andrew Luck has retired, Lamar Miller has blown out his ACL, Kerryon Johnson's usage looks a bit scary and more. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva analyze how it all will affect player performance come the regular season.

 

For more information and analysis like this, head to EstablishTheRun.com. Our In-Season Package will include Silva's Matchups Column, two late-week shows with Silva and Levitan, and tons more. 

 

TIMESTAMPS: Andrew Luck retirement impact on Colts offence (2:11) | Lamar Miller injury impact (14:32) | Cam Newton injury impact (18:13) | Jordan Reed concussion impact (20:49) | David Moore and DK Metcalf injury impact (23:06) | Carlos Hyde speculation and Chiefs RB situation (26:07) | Kerryon Johnson mismanagement? (28:44) | Sony Michel’s season outlook (32:01) | Leonard Fournette usage (35:19)

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 10: Latest Changes to Silva's Top 150
36:13

It's a two-part episode. First, Adam Levitan and Evan Silva discuss the latest changes he's made to his Top-150 rankings. Josh Gordon, Nick Chubb, Aaron Jones, Andrew Luck are among the topics. Then, Adam and Evan are joined by Yahoo's Scott Pianowski for a debate on when season-long leagues should draft and what the rosters should look like.

 

The regular season is approaching quickly. The In-Season package at EstablishTheRun.com will feature Silva's Matchups Column, late-week live shows with Adam/Evan, Josh Hermsmeyer's Buy Low Model, Pat Thorman's weekly rankings and tons more. The price will be going up soon, so the time to act is now.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Josh Gordon (2:43) | Aaron Jones (5:39) | Andrew Luck (6:58) | San Francisco RBs (9:36 ) | Antonio Brown (12:11) | Emmanuel Sanders (14:08) | Jared Cook (15:52) | Nick Chubb (18:05) |  Will Fuller V (20:10) |  Scott Pianowski interview (22:54) 

Aug 20, 2019
Episode 9: Most important takeaways from Preseason Week 2
30:33

More starters played in Week 2 so we received more clues about how players will be used in the regular season. Evan Silva and Adam Levitan touch on Vance McDonald, Christian Kirk, OJ Howard and more. 

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TIMESTAMPS: Podcast updates for the regular season (1:50) | Pittsburgh Steelers observations (2:42) |  Arizona Cardinals observations (8:01) | New York Jets observations (13:36) | New York Giants observations (17:11) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers observations (19:25) | Kansas City Chiefs observations (21:36) | Atlanta Falcons observations (23:44) | New England Patriots observations (25:23) | Dallas Cowboys observations (27:27)

Aug 19, 2019
Episode 8: What We Learned from Preseason Week 1, NFC
43:13

One week of the preseason is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva efficiently go team-by-team, discussing what they saw and actionable takeaways from each outing. 

 

For Evan Silva's Top-150, Sleepers and Busts, Team-by-Team Previews and tons more, go to EstablishTheRun.com.

 

TIMESTAMPS: Atlanta Falcons (2:25) | Arizona Cardinals (5:03) | Carolina Panthers (7:45) | Chicago Bears (9:06) | Dallas Cowboys (11:07) | Detroit Lions (13:08) | Green Bay Packers (13:41) | Los Angeles Rams (15:24) | Minnesota Vikings (19:09) | New Orleans Saints (22:36) | New York Giants (24:43) | Philadelphia Eagles (26:29) | San Francisco 49ers (27:27) | Seattle Seahawks (31:46) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (34:42) | Washington Redskins (37:00) 

Aug 12, 2019
Episode 7: What We Learned from Preseason Week 1, AFC
43:21

One week of the preseason is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva efficiently go team-by-team, discussing what they saw and actionable takeaways from each outing. The emphasis is on how players were used, not their performance. 

TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (3:41) | Buffalo Bills (7:35) | Cincinnati Bengals (7:46) | Cleveland Browns (11:53) | Denver Broncos (15:11) | Houston Texans (16:54) | Indianapolis Colts (19:31) | Jacksonville Jaguars (20:21) | Kansas City Chiefs (23:48) | Los Angeles Chargers (25:30) | Miami Dolphins (28:47) | New England Patriots (31:13) | Oakland Raiders (33:21) | New York Jets (34:18) | Pittsburgh Steelers (38:06) | Tennessee Titans (40:24) | 

Aug 12, 2019
Episode 6: Examining changes to Evan Silva's Top 150
42:58

We're only about two weeks into training camp and we've already uncovered a ton of relevant news. Adam Levitan talks to Evan Silva about the changes he's made to his Top 150 rankings so far, including big bumps for Kerryon Johnson and Marquez Valdes-Scantling. 

To see Silva's full Top 150 and access the entire Draft Kit for just $30, go to EstablishTheRun.com.

TIMESTAMPS: Player situation updates (2:34) | Kerryon Johnson (6:17) | Dalvin Cook (10:18) | Aaron Jones (14:20) | MVS and Geronimo Allison (18:58) | A.J. Green (21:59) | Cooper Kupp (27:27) | Evan Engram (29:56) | Jordan Reed (34:25 ) | General Tight End Strategy (37:33) 

Aug 04, 2019
Episode 5: Draft strategy with Evan Silva and Nelson Sousa
43:38

Last week, Adam Levitan and Evan Silva participated in a $350 season-long FFPC draft. One of their opponents was noted high-stakes season-long player Nelson Sousa. The three of them sat down the day after to recap the draft and talk strategy. 

For a full video recap of the draft, Silva's Top 150 rankings and tons more, head to EstablishTheRun.com.

TIMESTAMPS: Difference between High Stakes DFS and High Stakes Season Long (3:58) | News - Tyreek Hill (7:26) | Chargers RB Situation (9:55) | Jarran Reed and the Seahawks Defense (14:24) | The Keke Coutee pick (18:18) | Chris Herndon (24:28) | Chase Edmonds (27:04) | Choosing to value TE in TE premium leagues  (30:52) | Best Ball stacking overload (36:08)  

Jul 31, 2019
Episode 4: Why the Buy Low Model works with Josh Hermsmeyer
37:58

Adam Levitan chats with Josh Hermsmeyer of FiveThirtyEight.com about his Buy Low Model and how it applies to successful DFS tournament play. They also discuss if expensive wine really is better, the Air Yards metric, Defense Doesn't Matter and lots more.

The Buy Low Model will exclusively be available on EstablishTheRun.com this season. 

TIMESTAMPS: Josh’s background in Fantasy (1:59) | The football analytics niche (7:02) | An introduction to Air Yards (9:04) | Why is the NFL behind in analytics? (12:15) | What teams do analytics well (16:42) | Establishing The Run (19:50) | The Buy Low Model (21:53) | The “defense doesn’t matter” take (28:56) 

Jul 28, 2019
Episode 3: Snaps & Pace Outlook with Pat Thorman
24:42

If you've ever made a player projection, you know how important projected snaps are. Adam Levitan talks to pace specialist Pat Thorman about why this is crucial and how to project it. They also hit on the 2019 pace outlooks for a fistful of teams. 

For more content to get you ready for the season, go to EstablishTheRun.com. 

TIMESTAMPS: Pat’s background in Snaps and Pace (2:09) | The importance of understanding plays per game (4:15) | Coaches and play tempo (7:00) | Projecting pace with game flow (9:03) | Projecting 2019 Team Pace (10:33) | Arizona pace projection (10:50) | New York Jets pace projection (13:04) | New England pace projection (15:59) | Indianapolis pace projection (17:36) | Houston pace projection (19:38) | Pat’s weekly articles on ETR (22:12)

Jul 24, 2019
Episode 2: Coaching Change Fallout with Evan Silva
37:24

More than any other sport, NFL player performance is affected by coaching. Adam Levitan chats with Evan Silva about all of this season's coaching changes at both the head coach spot and offensive coordinator. 

For more content to get you ready for the season, go to EstablishTheRun.com

Arizona - HC Kliff Kingsbury (5:05) | Tampa Bay - HC Bruce Arians (8:16) | Cleveland - OC Todd Monken (12:50) | New York Jets - HC Adam Gase (16:43) | Baltimore - OC Greg Roman (19:46) | Denver - HC Vic Fangio (21:40) | Green Bay - Matt LaFleur (24:34) | Detroit - OC Darrell Bevell (28:34) | Cincinnati - Zac Taylor  (32:12)

Jul 21, 2019
Episode 1: Top-150 Outliers with Evan Silva
41:09

In the debut episode of the official EstablishTheRun.com podcast, Adam Levitan talks with Evan Silva about his pre-camp Top-150 list. They hit on 10 players Evan is significantly higher or lower on than current ADP data, including AJ Green, DaeSean Hamilton and Zach Ertz. They also discuss Evan's process for creating his Top-150s. 

You can find Silva's full Top-150 inside the EstablishTheRun Draft Kit. Please follow us on Twitter, @EstablishTheRun. 

TIMESTAMPS: Top 150 List Process (4:15) | Outliers of the Top 150 (6:32) | AJ Green (6:57) | Pat Mahomes (9:37) | Zack Ertz (14:31) | Chris Carson (16:24) | Latavius Murray (18:56) | Miles Sanders (22:28) | Carlos Hyde (26:29) | Donte Moncrief (29:28) | Daesean Hamilton (33:16) | Eric Ebron (35:34) 

Jul 13, 2019
Establish The Run: Introductory Episode
09:08

In this introductory episode, co-founder Adam Levitan (@adamlevitan on Twitter) explains a bit of the who, what and why behind EstablishTheRun.com. He touches on fellow co-founder Evan Silva's (@evansilva) impact and explains what users will find on the new site. 

For more information, go to EstablishTheRun.com and follow us on Twitter @EstablishTheRun

Jul 11, 2019