The Rant with Jeff Ratcliffe

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Fantasy Football and sports betting for the common man. Host Jeff Ratcliffe gives his unique insights and analysis to help you crush your fantasy football leagues and DFS contests, along with breaking down all of the sharp betting angles. Jeff blends advanced stats with common sense and a hint of humor to give you a premium listening experience. This fantasy football podcast is on every winning lineup.

Episode Date
Panthers & Bears Fantasy Previews
22:24

Jeff Ratcliffe continues his fantasy football team preview series with the Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears. Jeff kicks things off with some thoughts on Matt Rhule and Joe Brady taking over in Carolina and how we should be viewing Teddy Bridgewater for fantasy purposes. Jeff then talks about D.J. Moore's high ceiling and which player is the No. 2 wideout between Robby Anderson and Curtis Samuel. He then moves to Chicago where he discusses Nick Foles, Allen Robinson's impressive showing last season, Anthony Miller's upside as a late-round target, and why David Montgomery won't be a bell cow any time soon.

Jul 01, 2020
Ravens & Bills Fantasy Previews
19:54
Jeff Ratcliffe continues his fantasy football team preview series with the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills. Jeff kicks things off with why Lamar Jackson is awesome and why you shouldn't draft him this year. He then discusses Marquise Brown's fantasy outlook and breaks down why Mark Ingram is a risky fantasy pick. Jeff then moves on to the Bills with a look at Josh Allen's running ability, how to value Stefon Diggs, and what to do with the Bills backfield.
Jun 30, 2020
Cam Newton to the Pats + Cardinals & Falcons Previews
28:07

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with his thoughts on Cam Newton signing with the New England Patriots. He talks about what he expects from Newton and Bill Belichick, discusses Newton's fantasy value, and breaks down the fantasy impact on the rest of the New England skill position players. Jeff then begins his team preview series with a look at the Arizona Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons. Topics include: Kyler Murray poised to break out, why Christian Kirk is a value, don't overvalue Kenyan Drake, Matt Ryan's outlook, encouraging signs for Calvin Ridley, Hayden Hurst set up for solid production, and Todd Gurley's fantasy value.

Jun 29, 2020
Expected Fantasy Points + Superflex Draft Strategy
24:08

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some listener questions. He breaks down some superflex fantasy football draft strategy, talks about how to raise the value of QBs in your leagues, discusses the importance of offensive line in RB fantasy value, and gives his thoughts on Bryce Love's dynasty outlook. Jeff then takes a look at expected fantasy points and uses this stat to point out some players who overachieved in the touchdown department in 2019.

Jun 26, 2020
Who Would You Rather + Josh Gordon & Antonio Brown News
31:28

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some thoughts on both Josh Gordon and Antonio Brown and whether you should take a flier on them in your fantasy football drafts. Jeff then plays a game of Who Would You Rather where he takes players with similar ADPs and tells you who he would rather draft in season-long fantasy football leagues and breaks down the reasoning behind his pick. 

Jun 25, 2020
Mock Draft Breakdown
25:19

Jeff Ratcliffe pulls back the curtain and breaks down his strategy and thought process in a recent industry fantasy football mock draft. Topics include: why pick 1.06 is problematic right now, shifting gears early on based on what the draft throws at you, paying attention to what your opponents are doing, what to do if you only draft one running back in the first four rounds, why Rounds 6-8 are the sweet spot for tight ends, waiting at quarterback has never been easier, unsexy values, and more.

Jun 24, 2020
How to Attack WR in Your Drafts
29:56

Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down everything you need to know about wide receivers in your 2020 fantasy football drafts. Topics include: the problem with zero-RB and how to use it to your advantage, why Michael Thomas is in play a pick 1.02, the elite tire of wideouts at the end of the first round, early-round values, Calvin Ridley is this year's "it" guy and why drafting him at ADP could be a mistake, unsexy names who will likely fall in your drafts, and late-round upside to target.

Jun 23, 2020
How to Attack RB in Your Drafts
37:10

In the inaugural episode of The Rant, Jeff Ratcliffe kicks things off with some thoughts on whether the NFL season will start on time and breaks down why Jalen Reagor won't lead the Eagles in receptions, but could at least have the most catches among Philly wideouts.

Jeff then breaks down his 2020 fantasy football draft strategy for running backs. Topics include: the elite tier of running backs, overvalued players in the early rounds, what to do about Dalvin Cook and Joe Mixon, the value dropoff in the middle rounds, who to target after Round 6, and why drafting running backs in the late rounds is a suboptimal strategy. 

Jun 22, 2020
The Rant with Jeff Ratcliffe: Trailer
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Coming soon:  Fantasy Football and sports betting for the common man. Host Jeff Ratcliffe gives his unique insights and analysis to help you crush your fantasy football leagues and DFS contests, along with breaking down all of the sharp betting angles. Jeff blends advanced stats with common sense and a hint of humor to give you a premium listening experience. This fantasy football podcast is on every winning lineup. 

Jun 15, 2020