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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.


Olamide Zaccheaus Too Risky To Start In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons rookie wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus made waves with his first NFL catch last week. It went for 93 yards and a touchdown. Unfortunately, it was his only catch of the game. There might be more opportunities for Zaccheaus going forward as Calvin Ridley (abdominal) is out for the season and Julio Jones (shoulder)... Read More

1 month ago

Austin Hooper Is A Must-Start TE In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper has had an absolutely exceptional season with 58 catches for 640 yards and six touchdowns over 10 games. Last week, in his return from a three-game absence, he had one of his weaker showings of the year, catching just two passes for 32 yards. However, it was a rare... Read More

1 month ago

Julio Jones Is A Must-Start If He's Active

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (shoulder) has been limited in practice this week and is currently questionable for Week 15 against the 49ers. It was recently announced that Jones's teammate and fellow wide receiver Calvin Ridley (abdominal) would miss the rest of the season. So now, Jones figures to see an even heavier workload... Read More

1 month ago

Qadree Ollison Too Risky To Consider In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons running back Qadree Ollison is currently third on the team's depth chart behind Devonta Freeman (ankle) and Brian Hill. Freeman has been dealing with an ankle injury this week and is currently questionable for Week 15, but even if he sits, it would be Hill who stands to benefit more than Ollison. In... Read More

1 month ago

Brian Hill Is Only Start-Worthy If Freeman Sits

Atlanta Falcons running back Brian Hill had a strong showing in Week 14 against the Panthers. He rushed the ball nine times for 62 yards and a touchdown playing as a backup to Devonta Freeman (ankle). There's a chance Freeman is out this week as he's dealing with an ankle injury and is currently questionable.... Read More

1 month ago


Matt Ryan A Low-End QB1 Option In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is coming off a solid game against the Panthers in which he threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns without an interception. This week, the Falcons face a tougher matchup against the 49ers, but Ryan should still have ample opportunities to pile up yardage. The team will be without Calvin... Read More

1 month ago

Devonta Freeman Worth Starting As RB2 If He's Active In Week 15

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (ankle) was held out of Wednesday's practice and is currently questionable for Week 15 against the 49ers. Freeman had 21 touches in Week 14 against the Panthers and gained 94 yards and scored a touchdown in the game. As long as he suits up, he should be set for... Read More

1 month ago

Bills Defense Should Flourish Against Steelers In Week 15

The Bills Defense finds itself in a great spot going into Week 15. They face a Steelers offense that has been riddled with injuries surrounding rookie quarterback Devlin Hodges. While the rookie quarterback has performed decently the past two weeks, he was up against the Cardinals and Browns, two defenses that pale in comparison to... Read More

1 month ago

T.J. Yeldon Likely To Remain Inactive In Week 15

Buffalo Bills running back T.J. Yeldon has been inactive for seven straight weeks. The team has been rolling with the combination of Devin Singletary and Frank Gore at running back and it has worked well for them as Singletary has flourished. Yeldon will likely be inactive for the eighth straight week as the team faces... Read More

1 month ago

Dawson Knox Not Worth Consideration In Week 15

Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox has carved out a role in the Bills passing game this year, but it hasn't been a very big one. He's seen around three or four targets per game most of the year. This week, the Bills face a tough Steelers Defense that should make things difficult on quarterback... Read More

1 month ago


Cole Beasley Is A Worthy WR3/Flex Play In PPR

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley has had at least four catches in five straight games and he's scored touchdowns in three straight. He's become more active in the offense as defenses have begun to focus more attention on the team's No. 1 receiver John Brown. Beasley is the safety net option for quarterback Josh... Read More

1 month ago

John Brown Could Be Risky In Week 15

Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown has had a phenomenal season. If he's on your team and you're still alive in the fantasy playoffs, he's likely a big reason why you were able to get this far. However, the past two weeks, he's been extremely quiet, with exactly three catches for 26 yards in each... Read More

1 month ago

Frank Gore Is Not A Viable Starting Option Versus Steelers

Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore is coming off of his worst game of the year. He managed to gain just six yards on four attempts against the Ravens in Week 14, while the team's No. 1 running back Devin Singletary rushed for 89 yards on 17 attempts and was active in the passing game... Read More

1 month ago

Keep Rolling With Devin Singletary In Week 15

Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary received a heavy workload in Week 14 against the Ravens. He earned 17 carries in the game and also had six receptions. He was able to gain over 100 yards on the day, despite facing a tough Ravens Defense. This week, Singletary and the Bills face another tough defense,... Read More

1 month ago

Josh Allen In A Tough Spot In Week 15

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen struggled against the Ravens in Week 14, posting season lows in both passing yards (146) and rushing yards (nine). This week he has another tough matchup, facing a Pittsburgh defense that has allowed the fifth-fewest passing yards per game this year. Allen might struggle to reach 200 passing yards this... Read More

1 month ago


Alshon Jeffery Placed On Injured Reserve

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (foot) has been placed on Injured Reserve and will miss the remainder of the 2019 season. Jeffrey suffered the injury in Week 14 against the Giants, when he was carted off the field in the second quarter. Jeffrey caught 43 passes for 430 yards and four touchdowns on the... Read More

1 month ago

T.J. Yeldon Inactive In Week 14 Vs Ravens

Buffalo Bills running back T.J. Yeldon was inactive for the seventh straight game in Week 14 against the Ravens. The Bills are rolling along with Devin Singletary and Frank Gore as their lone rushers. Singletary had a big game in Week 14, gaining 89 yards on the ground and another 29 yards through the air.... Read More

2 months ago

Bills Defense Allows Three Touchdowns In Week 14

The Bills Defense did a decent job of containing a potent Ravens offense in Week 14. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson threw for just 145 yards in the game, his third-lowest output on the season, and his 40 rushing yards in the game were the fewest he's managed since Week 1. Unfortunately for the Bills defense,... Read More

2 months ago

John Brown Has A Quiet Game Against The Ravens

Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown had three catches for 26 yards in Week 14 against the Ravens, the same stat line he provided in Week 13 against the Cowboys. This time out, though, he had eight targets compared with four, and the team ended up in the losing column. So the team was trying... Read More

2 months ago

Cole Beasley Scores For Third-Straight Week

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley scored the team's only touchdown in Week 14 against the Ravens. It came in the fourth quarter while the team was attempting a comeback before eventually falling short. Beasley had seven targets in the game and wound up with four catches for 29 yards and a touchdown. Beasley now... Read More

2 months ago


Dawson Knox Reels In 37-Yard Catch, His Only Catch Of The Game

Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox was one of the many Bills who struggled against the Ravens in Week 14. Knox saw four targets in the game and was only able to come down with one, a nice 37-yard, one-handed reception in the fourth quarter of the game. Knox also had a bad drop on... Read More

2 months ago

Frank Gore Bottled Up For Just Six Yards In Week 14

Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore had his worst game of the year from a yardage standpoint in Week 14 against the Ravens. Gore earned just four carries in the game and wasn't able to do much with them, gaining just six total yards. This was the first time all year that Gore was held... Read More

2 months ago

Devin Singletary Goes For Over 100 Yards On 23 Touches

Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary was the clear offensive standout for the team in their 24-17 loss to the Ravens in Week 14. Singletary carried the ball 17 times for 89 yards and added six receptions for 29 yards. No other Bill had over 40 yards from scrimmage in the game. Singletary's 23 touches... Read More

2 months ago

Josh Allen Has A Rough Day Vs Ravens

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen struggled mightily against a tough Ravens Defense in Week 14. Allen completed just 17-of-39 passes for a season-low 146 passing yards and a touchdown. He only ran for nine yards in the game, the first time he's been held under double digits in rushing yards all year. Allen also lost... Read More

2 months ago

Falcons Defense Steps Up Against Panthers

The Falcons Defense made things difficult on the Panthers in Week 14. They picked off quarterback Kyle Allen twice and recovered two fumbles in the game. They also sacked Allen five times. The Panthers were able to score 20 points in the game, but the four turnovers allowed the Falcons defense to come through with... Read More

2 months ago


Younghoe Koo Goes 4-For-4 On Field Goals In Week 14

Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo was extremely active and efficient in Week 14 against the Panthers. He knocked down all four of his field goal attempts, including a 50-yarder and was also a perfect 4-for-4 on extra-point attempts. Koo has been getting a ton of opportunities since taking over as the Falcons' kicker in Week... Read More

2 months ago

Russell Gage Is Quiet In Falcons Win

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Russell Gage was held to just two receptions for 17 yards in Week 14 against the Panthers. The Falcons had all of their primary pass-catchers active in the game for the first time since Week 10. Austin Hooper (knee) and Julio Jones (shoulder) saw a combined 14 targets in the game.... Read More

2 months ago

Julio Jones Catches Five Passes For 66 Yards In Return

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones returned from a one-game absence in Week 14 and delivered a decent line, catching five of his team-high eight targets for 66 yards. The Falcons didn't need to throw the ball as much as they are accustomed to this week. Calvin Ridley had the biggest day amongst Falcons pass-catchers,... Read More

2 months ago

Calvin Ridley Stays Hot With 76 Yards And A Touchdown

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been on fire over the past month. In Week 14, he caught all five of his targets for 76 yards and a touchdown. This was his third touchdown in his past four games. In each of those four games, he's caught at least five passes for at least... Read More

2 months ago

Qadree Ollison Is Quiet With Four Carries

Atlanta Falcons running back Qadree Ollison didn't receive a single carry in Week 13, despite scoring touchdowns in both Week 11 and Week 12 while Devonta Freeman was sidelined. Last week, Freeman and Brian Hill were the exclusive backs the team used, but this week, Ollison was able to get a little involved. Ollison had... Read More

2 months ago


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