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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.

Tyler Motte Activated From IR Prior To Sunday's Game

The Vancouver Canucks activated center Tyler Motte from Injured Reserve and he is expected to take the ice for Sunday's game against the Golden Knights. Fellow center Zack MacEwen was reassigned in a corresponding move. Motte doesn't offer much potential for fantasy purposes as he has just one assist through six games this year and... Read More

1 month ago

Eric Comrie In Net For Red Wings On Sunday

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Eric Comrie will make his second start with the team on Sunday against the Kings. Comrie's first start came last Tuesday against the Jets and it was a rough showing as he allowed five goals on 30 shots. The Kings certainly don't have a great offense. They're averaging 2.53 goals per... Read More

1 month ago

Robin Lehner Starting In Goal Versus Wild

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Robin Lehner will draw the start on Sunday against the Wild. Fellow goaltender Corey Crawford struggled in the team's most recent game, surrendering four goals to the Blues on Saturday. However, Lehner wasn't any better in his most recent start, giving up five goals to the Coyotes this past Thursday. All in... Read More

1 month ago

Texans Defense Allows 21 Points Versus Titans

The Texans Defense didn't have a horrible day against the Titans in Week 15, but they didn't supply much value for fantasy owners. They allowed 21 points in the game and forced only one turnover, an interception. They also only managed two sacks in the game. It was an improvement after the team allowed 38... Read More

1 month ago

Ka'imi Fairbairn Hits His Only Field Goal Attempt In Week 15

Houston Texans kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn only had one field goal opportunity in Week 15 against the Titans. It was a 29-yard attempt and he was able to convert. He was also a perfect 3-for-3 on extra-point opportunities. Fairbairn's only had four field goal attempts in his past four games. He's had a decent year and... Read More

1 month ago

Darren Fells Held To Just Two Yards Against Titans

Houston Texans tight end Darren Fells saw four targets in Week 15 against the Titans, which is more than he'd received in his previous four games. However, he wasn't able to make anything of them. He finished the day with two catches for two yards. Fells showed some promise during the middle of the season,... Read More

1 month ago

Kenny Stills Scores Two Touchdowns In Week 15

Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills entered Week 15 with only two touchdowns on the season, but he was able to equal that total in just two quarters of this week's game. Stills reeled in two second quarter touchdowns and wound up with three catches for 35 yards on the day. Stills has been very... Read More

1 month ago

Will Fuller Catches Five Passes In Week 15

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller had a solid game against the Titans in Week 15. He caught five of his six targets for 61 yards. He was second on the team in receptions and yards, behind DeAndre Hopkins in both categories. Fuller's had a rollercoaster of a fantasy season, but it's mostly been disappointing... Read More

1 month ago

DeAndre Hopkins Catches Six Passes For 119 Yards

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins led the team in receiving yards in Week 15 with 119 receiving yards on six catches. He was targeted a team-high eight times in the game. That makes two straight 100-yard games for Hopkins as he had 120 yards against the Broncos in Week 14. Hopkins is an elite... Read More

1 month ago

Duke Johnson Has A Quiet Game In Week 15

Houston Texans running back Duke Johnson wasn't a major factor in the team's 24-21 win over the Titans in Week 15. Johnson had two carries for four yards and added two catches for 19 yards on three targets in the game. The Texans heavily featured Carlos Hyde in this game as Hyde had 26 carries... Read More

1 month ago

Carlos Hyde Goes For 104 Yards And A Touchdown

Houston Texans running back Carlos Hyde topped 100 rushing yards for the third time this year against the Titans in Week 15. Hyde had 26 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown in the game. He's now over 1,000 rushing yards on the season with five touchdowns. Hyde's been a solid RB2 most of the... Read More

1 month ago

Deshaun Watson Throws For 243 Yards, Two Touchdowns

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson completed 19-of-27 passes for 243 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against the Titans in Week 15. He also added 32 rushing yards in the game. Watson now has 11 interceptions on the year, a new career-high, but he also has a career-high 33 total touchdowns on the year (26... Read More

1 month ago

Alexander Mattison Officially Out For Week 15

Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison (ankle) will not be suiting up for Week 15 against the Chargers. He's been unable to practice this week and will miss his first game of the season. Mattison had 14 carries in the team's last game against the Lions while Dalvin Cook led the way with 18 carries.... Read More

1 month ago

D.J. Chark Ruled Out For Week 15 Vs Raiders

The Jacksonville Jaguars have ruled out wide receiver D.J. Chark (ankle) for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Chark has been unable to practice this week and it's no surprise that he won't be taking the field on Sunday. With Chark out, Dede Westbrook, Chris Conley and Keelan Cole all receive boosts in fantasy value. Westbrook... Read More

1 month ago

Jonathan Quick Records 36 Saves On 37 Shots

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick earned his ninth victory of the year in the team's 2-1 win over the Ducks on Thursday. He faced 37 shots in the game and saved all but one of them. Quick has definitely been better this year than he was last year, but that's not really saying much.... Read More

1 month ago

Tyler Toffoli Tallies Two Assists Versus Ducks

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli assisted both of the team's goals in their 2-1 win over the Ducks on Thursday. He now has 10 assists over 32 games on the year. Toffoli is tied with Dustin Brown for third on the team in points with 17. However, the Kings haven't had a very... Read More

1 month ago

Joonas Korpisalo Allows Just One Goal On 32 Shots

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo shut out the Penguins during regulation of Thursday's game, but a puck eventually slipped through in overtime, leading to a 1-0 Penguins victory. Korpisalo recorded 31 saves on 32 shots in the game. It's been a solid season for Korpisalo, despite the team struggling around him. In the Blue... Read More

1 month ago

Bryan Rust Scores OT Game-Winner Versus Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust scored the lone goal in the Penguins' 1-0 overtime win over the Blue Jackets on Thursday. The Penguins put 31 shots on Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo in the game before one eventually got through. Rust had a game-high six shots. November was a fantastic month for Rust as... Read More

1 month ago

Connor Hellebuyck Allows Four Goals Against Red Wings

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck struggled against the Red Wings on Thursday, allowing four goals on 33 shots in the team's 5-2 loss. The fifth goal of the game came on an empty net. Hellebuyck has had a great season and this game against an abysmal Red Wings offense came as quite a surprise. He's... Read More

1 month ago

Kyle Connor Nets Two Goals Versus Red Wings

Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor had his first multi-goal game of the year on Thursday. Unfortunately, they were the team's only two goals as the team fell to the Red Wings 5-2. Connor now has 13 goals and 16 assists over 32 games on the year. Connor had a season-high eight shots in the... Read More

1 month ago

Filip Zadina And Filip Hronek Record Three Points Each

The Detroit Red Wings ended a 12-game losing streak on Thursday by defeating the Jets 5-2. It was the team's first five-goal game since their first game of the year. Right wing Filip Zadina and defenseman Filip Hronek were both productive in the game, recording a goal and two assists each. Zadina's goal was his... Read More

1 month ago

Robby Fabbri Scores Twice In Wings 5-2 Win

Detroit Red Wings center Robby Fabbri recorded two goals and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Jets. It was Fabbri's second two-goal game of the year and he now has eight goals and seven assists over 16 games this season. One of Fabbri's goals came on a power play and the assist was... Read More

1 month ago

Joseph Blandisi Recalled Prior To Thursday's Game

The Pittsburgh Penguins recalled center Joseph Blandisi on an emergency basis on Thursday. He'll join the team for their matchup against Columbus. Blandisi has just one goal and two assists over 11 games with the Penguins this year. The reason for the emergency move hasn't been made clear at this point, but Blandisi doesn't carry... Read More

1 month ago

Connor Hellebuyck Back In Net Thursday

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck will start Thursday's game against the Red Wings after backup goaltender Laurent Brossoit started the previous game. Hellebuyck only briefly appeared in the second period of the team's last game while Brossoit was undergoing equipment repair. It's been a great season for Hellebuyck who is 15-7 with a 2.37 goals-against... Read More

1 month ago

Jordan Howard Returns To Practice On Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard (shoulder) returned to practice with the team on Thursday. He is currently questionable for Week 15 against the Redskins. If he's able to go this week, he could be a sneaky good start against a Redskins Defense allowing almost 135 rushing yards per game. Miles Sanders and Boston Scott... Read More

1 month ago

Filip Zadina Back With Red Wings Following Brief Demotion

Detroit Red Wings right wing Filip Zadina was sent down to Grand Rapids on Wednesday, but he was recalled less than 24 hours later. Zadina rejoins the team prior to their home matchup against the Jets on Thursday. The team will be without Andreas Athanasiou (undisclosed) and Anthony Mantha (lower back) in the game. Zadina... Read More

1 month ago

Andreas Athanasiou To Miss Thursday's Game Versus Jets

Detroit Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou (undisclosed) has been unable to practice this week and will miss his second straight game against the Jets on Thursday. Athanasiou has just five goals and 10 assists through 29 games on the season, a disappointing start to the year following a 30-goal season in 2018-19. After Thursday's game,... Read More

1 month ago

Avoid The Falcons Defense In Week 15

The Falcons Defense faces an extremely tough task in Week 15. They're up against a 49ers team that has put up 36-or-more points in three of the past four weeks. The only time they were held under that number was against the Ravens. Needless to say, the Falcons don't have quite as formidable of a... Read More

1 month ago

Keep Rolling With Younghoe Koo In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo has certainly risen to the occasion since joining the team in November. He's hit 16 of his 18 field goal attempts on the year, with three made field goals in four of the five games he's played with the Falcons. This week, the Falcons face the 49ers and both teams... Read More

1 month ago

Russell Gage Is A Solid PPR Start In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Russell Gage should see his role increase going forward with Calvin Ridley (abdominal) out for the year. Gage has earned at least four targets in each of his past six games, with nine-plus targets in three games over that stretch. Julio Jones (shoulder) and Devonta Freeman (ankle) have been dealing with... Read More

1 month ago

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