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About Bryan Levin - RotoBaller

“Kobe always tried to be a hero. But you know, as the saying goes, a hero ain’t nothing but a sandwich" - Shaq

Bryan Levin - RotoBaller has written 90 articles so far, you can find them below.


Updated IDP Rankings and Tiers (Defensive Players)

Welcome back to our 2017 fantasy football rankings series here at RotoBaller. This an updated look at our overall preseason 2017 fantasy football IDP rankings, including our ranking tiers for each defensive player. In the fantasy football IDP format, you draft and start individual defensive players instead of an NFL team's entire defense. Individual defensive players score fantasy points based on their individual... Read More

2 years ago

Top 75 - IDP Rankings and Tiers (Defensive Players)

Welcome back to our 2017 fantasy football rankings series here at RotoBaller. This will be the first look at our overall 2017 fantasy football IDP rankings, including our ranking tiers for each defensive player. In the fantasy football IDP format, you draft and start individual defensive players instead of an NFL team's entire defense. Individual defensive players score fantasy points based... Read More

2 years ago

Week 16 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

Week 16 IDP Waiver Wire Adds Happy Championship Week, Rotoballers. If you are reading this, congratulations! You have likely made the finals in your league, and are looking for some help in a pivotal IDP matchup. In the final installment of our weekly column to help you win on the defensive side of the ball,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 15 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

Happy Playoffs, RotoBallers. If you are reading this, you have made the tournament and are looking for some help in a pivotal IDP matchup. Welcome to our weekly column to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 15. The... Read More

3 years ago

Week 14 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

Happy playoffs, RotoBallers. If you are reading this, you have made the tournament, and are looking for some help in a pivotal IDP matchup. Welcome to our weekly column to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 14. The... Read More

3 years ago


Week 13 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

For some, this is the week the fantasy regular season ends. For others, this is the first round of the playoffs. Either way, if you are reading this, you are looking for some help in a pivotal IDP matchup. Welcome to our weekly column to help you win on the defensive side of the ball.... Read More

3 years ago

Week 12 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

Week 12 IDP Waiver Wire Adds Happy Thanksgiving, Rotoballers! Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 12. Week 11 saw mixed results, with some hits (Olivier Vernon, Ryan Shazier, D’Qwell Jackson, Kam Chancellor)... Read More

3 years ago

Week 11 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

What’s up, Rotoballers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 11. Week 10 saw mixed results, with some hits (Korey Toomer, Vontaze Burfict, Darian Stewart) and some whiffs (Aaron Donald, Nate Stupar). The... Read More

3 years ago

Week 10 IDP: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Happy Election Day! Or, maybe not so happy. Either way, we’ve made it to Week 10. Does any other season go faster? Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some defense players to add - below are my IDP waiver wire... Read More

3 years ago

Week 9 IDP: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Happy November, RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 9. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25% ownership levels... Read More

3 years ago


Week 8 IDP: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 8. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25% ownership levels... Read More

3 years ago

Week 6 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 6. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25% ownership levels (in... Read More

3 years ago

Week 5 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 5. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25% ownership levels... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups for Week 3. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25% ownership levels... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 IDP Waiver Wire Adds

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to our weekly columns to help you win on the defensive side of the ball. Today we are here to review some IDP waiver wire pickups and adds for Week 2. The following players are not necessarily “must start” players for IDP leagues, but rather, players that currently have below 25%... Read More

3 years ago


Five Undervalued Wide Receivers for Last Minute Drafts

What's up RotoBallers. Week One has arrived, and for most of us that means our teams are drafted. But there are some folks still choosing their winning teams for 2016, so we are here to help. These wide receivers are currently being undervalued based on their latest ADP numbers and should be viewed as a... Read More

3 years ago

Five Overvalued Wide Receivers for Last Minute Drafts

Every year, there are players that are undervalued and those that are overvalued on draft day. By spending too much, or by using a high draft pick on a player that doesn't return big-time fantasy value on a consistent basis, we can put our teams in a difficult position on a week-to-week basis. This column... Read More

3 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Category Streamers (Week 22 – Playoff Edition)

It's championship week in most leagues.  It's time to go all-out on streaming.  You can dump your stars if they're banged up or out of games, and totally sell-out on trying to win certain categories. This column is posted weekly as part of RotoBaller's regular season NBA coverage for the 2015-16 NBA season. It will... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Category Streamers (Week 21 – Playoff Edition)

It's week two of the playoffs in most leagues, meaning the big dogs have enjoyed their bye weeks and it's time to put-up or shut-up. It's now win or go home. You have to cut bait with anyone injured or struggling and max out the production of your roster with key category streamers. That's where... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Category Streamers (Week 20 – Playoff Edition)

It's the playoffs! It's now win or go home. You have to cut bait with anyone injured or struggling and max out the production of your roster with key category streamers. That's where I come in! This column is posted weekly as part of RotoBaller's regular season NBA coverage for the 2015-16 NBA season. It... Read More

4 years ago


NBA Waiver Wire : Category Streamers – Weekend Edition (Week 19)

This is the stretch run -- in many leagues, it is the last week before the fantasy playoffs. Now it's all about what your available roster spots can do for you now. There's no point in holding onto a guy who's banged up or struggling. Instead, you should be focusing on maximizing contributions every day... Read More

4 years ago

Mario Chalmers (PG/SG, MEM) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Short Term Add OWNED: 30% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues Throughout his 8 year career, Mario Chalmers has been the type of player that both NBA teams and fantasy owners have classified as “useful” but not necessarily “reliable”. After being drafted towards the top of the second round back in 2008 by the... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 18 Fantasy Basketball Category Streamers

The regular season for fantasy basketball is coming to a close, with the playoffs only a week or two away in most leagues. It's time to start giving it all you can and go all-in streaming for close-fought categories. It's all about what your available roster spots can do for you now. This column is... Read More

4 years ago

Gary Harris (SG, DEN) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED: 22% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues Gary Harris has been one of the better stories in the NBA so far. He is has greatly improved as a player and is one of the bright spots on a young Nuggets team ticketed for the lottery once again. Despite being... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 17 Fantasy Basketball Category Streamers

We are now past the All-Star Break, so time is running short to improve your playoff positioning. Remember, the later in the season we get, the less long-term value trumps short-term value. As we get closer to the playoffs, it's all about what your available roster spots can do for you now. This column is... Read More

4 years ago


Brandon Jennings (PG, ORL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add for Point Guard Depth OWNED: 42% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues Back in December, I wrote a waiver wire piece about stashing Detroit point guard Brandon Jennings, an All-Star caliber talent who was several days away from working his way back from an Achilles injury last January. Despite the historically bleak outlook... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 16 Fantasy Basketball Category Streamers

We are now past the All-Star Break, so it's time is running short to improve your playoff positioning. Remember, the later in the season we get, the less long-term value trumps short-term value. As we get closer to the playoffs, it's all about what your available roster spots can do for you now. This column... Read More

4 years ago

Dennis Schröder (PG, ATL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Speculative Add/Stash in All Leagues OWNED: 27% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues Dennis Schröder was Atlanta’s first-round pick out of Germany in the 2013 NBA Draft. Now in his third NBA season, he has raised his career highs across the board while displaying outstanding quickness, ball-handling, and improved vision on the floor. At... Read More

4 years ago

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 15 Category Streamers

We are about two thirds of the way to the playoffs in most leagues, so it's time to get serious about sharpening your streaming skills. Remember, the later in the season we get, the less long-term value trumps short-term value. As we get closer to the playoffs, it's all about what your available roster spots... Read More

4 years ago

Jeff Green (SG/SF MEM) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED: 49% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues Jeff Green has been somewhat of a fantasy basketball enigma in his eight NBA seasons. Since he was famously the 5th overall pick back in 2007 and later traded from Boston to Seattle in the Ray Allen deal, fantasy owners have been... Read More

4 years ago


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Week 11 Start/Sit: Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis

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Fantasy Football News and Injuries - Running Updates

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Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

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Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 12

Week 11 is behind us and we're getting closer and closer to the end of the fantasy regular season. For some of us, Week 12 represents the final chance to get into the postseason, while for others we have another week or two left. Here, to help you get ready for the playoffs, is a... Read More


Week 12 Tight End Waiver Wire Picks and Streamers

With fantasy football leagues only a couple weeks away from their playoffs, this is not the time for teams to be short a tight end. Not only do fantasy footballers have no Travis Kelce or Hunter Henry during this crucial week in their fantasy seasons, they do not get to take advantage of using a... Read More


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 12

We saw some monster weeks at the quarterbacks position, with four quarterbacks topping 37 points, and ten scoring over 25 points. These weren't all big names putting up these points either, as low-owned quarterbacks like Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, and even Jeff Driskel had some big numbers in Week 11. That means we've got plenty... Read More


Week 11 Fantasy Football Staff Rankings

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NFL Matchup Ratings Tool - Weekly Player Projections

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Week 11 Chat - Live Fantasy Football Game Day Q&A

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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 11

Welcome to our Week 11 matchup analysis and start/sit column for fantasy football. We'll be covering every single contest from the Sunday slate in one convenient location, helping you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. Be sure to check back regularly because this article will be updated as news comes in regarding injuries and other... Read More


Wide Receiver / Cornerback Matchups To Target in Week 11

In Week 10, the Buccaneers defeated the Cardinals in a game that featured a whopping 57 points scored between the two teams. Christian Kirk was expected to exploit the Buccaneers weak secondary, and he exceeded all expectations by catching three touchdowns, finishing as the No. 1 wide receiver on the week. On the other side... Read More


Holiday Shopping - Who To Buy For The Playoffs Run

As the fantasy football season nears the home stretch, most owners should begin turning their eyes towards the remaining six weeks of the fantasy schedule. Either you're comfortably in the playoffs and need to see who you should be rostering in order to get the best matchups or you need that extra boost to qualify... Read More


Updated Week 11 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

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