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About Andrew Ericksen - RotoBaller

An enthusiast on all things sports and especially all things fantasy sports, Andrew was raised amidst a Detroit sports scene that included an 0-16 Lions team and a 119-loss Tigers team, but still his Detroit fan-hood never wavered. Andrew is thrilled to be part of the RotoBaller team, eager to give his insight on the right moves for fantasy players to make throughout the season.

Andrew Ericksen - RotoBaller has written 895 articles so far, you can find them below.


Madison Bowey Records Two Points Versus Wild

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Madison Bowey recorded his first multi-point game of the year on Sunday versus the Wild. He scored his second goal of the year and recorded his eighth assist. It's been a rocky month for Bowey as he was placed on waivers by the Red Wings a week ago, then reassigned to... Read More

1 month ago

Anze Kopitar Scores Twice Versus Red Wings

Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar netted a pair of even-strength goals in the second period of Sunday's game against the Red Wings. His second goal ended up being the game-winner as the Kings went on to win 4-2. Kopitar now has 13 goals over 35 games this season. He leads the Kings in goals... Read More

1 month ago

Kevin Fiala Nets Two Goals On Sunday

Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala notched his first multi-goal game of the year versus the Blackhawks on Sunday. Fiala scored both of his goals on even strength in the second period. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough for the Wild as they fell to the Blackhawks 5-3. Fiala now has eight goals and 11 assists through... Read More

1 month ago

Patrick Kane Records Hat-Trick Versus Wild

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane recorded his first hat-trick of the year on Sunday against the Wild, leading the Blackhawks to a 5-3 victory. Kane scored his first two goals in the opening period, the second one coming on the power play. He then capped his hat-trick with a goal near the end of... Read More

1 month ago

49ers Defense Doesn't Provide Much In Week 15

The 49ers Defense wasn't able to contain the Falcons offense or force many miscues in Week 15. The Falcons put 29 points on the board and only turned the ball over once via a lost fumble. The 49ers were able to sack quarterback Matt Ryan twice in the game, but Ryan managed to have a... Read More

1 month ago


Robbie Gould Hits All Three Field Goal Attempts In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould hit all three of his field goal attempts in Week 15 against the Falcons. Two of his attempts in the game were from over 40 yards. Unfortunately, he only converted one of his two extra-point attempts. Gould is now 19-for-27 on field goal attempts this year. He's a solid... Read More

1 month ago

Emmanuel Sanders Has A Quiet Game In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was held to just two catches for nine yards on four targets in Week 15 against the Falcons. Sanders was coming off of a remarkable 157-yard performance against the Saints in Week 14, so it was surprising to see him struggle to make his mark against a very... Read More

1 month ago

Deebo Samuel Held To Just One Catch In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel earned three targets against the Falcons in Week 15 and managed just one catch for 29 yards. He also had an eight-yard rush in the game. Samuel had been on a hot streak coming into this game with either five-or-more catches or a touchdown in five straight games.... Read More

1 month ago

George Kittle Goes For A Season-High 134 Yards In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle had a monstrous game in Week 15 against the Falcons. He caught 13 of his 17 targets for a season-high 134 yards, his third 100-yard game of the year. This was the first time all year that Kittle had earned over 10 targets and also the first time... Read More

1 month ago

Tevin Coleman Sees Just Four Carries In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman rushed the ball four times for 40 yards in Week 15 against the Falcons. He had a 37-yard rush that was the team's biggest play from scrimmage on the day. This was the third straight game in which Coleman was held to five-or-fewer carries. Raheem Mostert has taken... Read More

1 month ago


Matt Breida Struggles, Fumbles In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida had a rough game against the Falcons in Week 15. He fumbled twice, though only one was recovered by the Falcons. He had four carries in the game and managed just 11 yards and he caught both of his targets in the passing game for six yards. Raheem... Read More

1 month ago

Raheem Mostert Finds The End Zone In Week 15

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert was the focus of the team's running game once again in Week 15 against the 49ers. He had a team-high 14 carries and rushed for 54 yards and a touchdown. He also added a five-yard reception and he lost a fumble. Tevin Coleman and Matt Breida had four... Read More

1 month ago

Jimmy Garoppolo Underwhelms In Favorable Matchup

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo wasn't able to take advantage of a favorable home matchup against the Falcons in Week 15. He completed 22-of-34 passes for 200 yards and just one touchdown in the game. He didn't have any turnovers in the game, which makes his fantasy line passable, but the potential was there... Read More

1 month ago

Falcons Defense Recovers Two Fumbles In Win Over 49ers

The Falcons Defense was able to come through with a solid performance despite being in a tough spot on the road against the 49ers in Week 15. They recovered two fumbles in the game and held the 49ers to 22 points. The 49ers had scored over 35 points in three of their previous four games... Read More

1 month ago

Younghoe Koo Hits His Only Field Goal Attempt Versus 49ers

Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo only had one field goal attempt against the 49ers in Week 15, but he was able to connect on it. He hit a 43-yard field goal and he was also 2-for-2 on extra-point attempts. Koo is now 17-of-19 on field goals with the Falcons this year. He's a solid starting... Read More

1 month ago


Austin Hooper Has A Quiet Game In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper had a disappointing showing in Week 15 against the 49ers. He was targeted six times in the game, but wound up with just three catches for 20 yards. The Falcons leaned heavily on Julio Jones in this game. Jones was targeted 20 times and accounted for 134 of the... Read More

1 month ago

Russell Gage Catches Five Passes Versus 49ers

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Russell Gage caught five of his six targets for 27 yards in Week 15 against the 49ers. He also added a six-yard rush. The Falcons came away with an impressive victory in the game and they leaned heavily on Julio Jones to get the win. Jones caught 13 passes for 134... Read More

1 month ago

Julio Jones Explodes For 134 Yards, Two Touchdowns

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones dominated the 49ers in Week 15, delivering one of his biggest games of the year and ending his nine-game touchdown drought. Jones was targeted a whopping 20 times by Matt Ryan in the game and reeled in 13 receptions for 134 yards and two touchdowns. Ryan only had a... Read More

1 month ago

Brian Hill Gets Just One Carry In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons running back Brian Hill rushed the ball just one time for 16 yards against the 49ers in Week 15. It was a surprisingly low workload for Hill after he'd earned nine carries the previous week. The team didn't run the ball a ton in Week 15. Devonta Freeman led the way with 12... Read More

1 month ago

Qadree Ollison Scores On His Only Carry In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons running back Qadree Ollison only received one carry in Week 15 against the 49ers, but he made the most of it. Ollison was brought in for a goal-line play and delivered a one-yard touchdown run, his third touchdown of the year. The rookie is clearly developing a role for himself as a goal-line... Read More

1 month ago


Devonta Freeman Totals 55 Yards In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman saw a relatively heavy workload in Week 15 against the 49ers. He rushed the ball 12 times for 39 yards and added two receptions for 16 yards on three targets. Freeman's backups Brian Hill and Qadree Ollison only had one carry a piece in the game, but unfortunately for... Read More

1 month ago

Matt Ryan Has Solid Game In Win Versus 49ers

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan led the team to an impressive road victory over the 49ers in Week 15. He completed 25-of-39 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns in the game and didn't have a single turnover. Ryan was locked in to Julio Jones all day, peppering him with 20 targets. Jones accounted for... Read More

1 month ago

Jaguars Defense Holds Raiders To 16 Points

The Jaguars Defense had a solid game in Week 15 against the Raiders, holding them to 16 points in the game while recording four sacks. The Jaguars weren't able to come up with a turnover during the game, but they did a solid job keeping the Raiders out of the end zone in every drive... Read More

1 month ago

Josh Lambo 2-For-2 On Field Goals Versus Raiders

Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo connected on both of his field goal attempts in Week 15, a 28-yarder and a 43-yarder. He also hit both of his extra-point attempts in the game. Lambo has converted on 28 of his 29 field goal attempts this year, which is of course fantastic. However, the Jaguars haven't been... Read More

1 month ago

Dede Westbrook Held To 14 Receiving Yards In Week 15

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook had a quiet game against the Raiders in Week 15. He was targeted four times in the game and wound up with two receptions for 14 yards. The team was without D.J. Chark (ankle) in the game, but it was Keelan Cole and Chris Conley who were able to... Read More

1 month ago


Chris Conley Scores Twice Versus Raiders

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Chris Conley had a strong showing in Week 15 against the Raiders. He was targeted a team-high eight times and wound up with four catches for 49 yards and two touchdowns in the game. The team was without D.J. Chark (ankle) this week and both Conley and Keelan Cole took advantage.... Read More

1 month ago

Keelan Cole Leads Jaguars In Receiving

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole had three catches for 76 yards on six targets in Week 15 against the Raiders. Cole led the team in receiving yards, but he was third in targets behind Chris Conley and Leonard Fournette. Cole benefited from the absence of D.J. Chark (ankle) in this game, and he could... Read More

1 month ago

Ryquell Armstead Gets Just One Carry In Week 15

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Ryquell Armstead rushed the ball just one time and gained only a single yard in Week 15 against the Raiders. Armstead had just three carries in his past five games coming into Week 15, so the minimal workload was no surprise. He's shown some promising flashes this year, most notably a... Read More

1 month ago

Leonard Fournette Totals 73 Yards In Week 15

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette performed adequately in Week 15 against the Raiders. He rushed the ball 15 times for 42 yards while adding 5 receptions for 31 yards on seven targets. You can live with the production in PPR, but it's a bit of an underwhelming performance for non-PPR. Fournette has been held... Read More

1 month ago

Gardner Minshew Throws Two Touchdown Passes In Week 15

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew had a solid game against the Raiders in Week 15. He completed 17-of-29 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns. He was turnover-free in the game and also added 27 rushing yards. Minshew had disappointed in his past three starts, failing to top 200 yards in two of the games... Read More

1 month ago


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