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About Daniel E. Dobish - RotoBaller

I have worked in the Fantasy Sports industry since 2000 with CBS Sports, stopping at KFFL/USA Today, OPEN Sports, The Sports Forecaster,, Sports Network/,,, etc. My work has appeared on the official website of the Minnesota Vikings, as well as, Yahoo! Sports and FOX Sports. I can't imagine doing anything else. I am also a four-time FSWA Writer of the Year Award winner, and I have been nominated nine times. Thanks for being a reader!

Daniel E. Dobish - RotoBaller has written 2788 articles so far, you can find them below.

Martin Truex Jr. Leads 43 Laps At MIS, Finishes Fourth

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. won the first stage at Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway and he ended up leading a total of 43 laps before finishing in the fourth position. MTJ went for it at the end on his final pit stop, taking fuel only in an attempt to... Read More

4 months ago

Kyle Larson Brings It Home Third At Michigan

Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson registered a much-needed third-place finish in Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway despite the fact he didn't lead any laps. He was able to pick up 34 points in the standings, and helped fantasy owners with plenty of Place-Differential points after starting out 17th. Next up is a... Read More

4 months ago

Denny Hamlin Settles For Runner-Up Finish In Michigan

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin registered a second-place finish at the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. He started 14th and scooted all the way up to second, leading four laps along the way while picking up 44 points in the standings. Hamlin, who kicked off the season with a win... Read More

4 months ago

Kevin Harvick Takes Checkers At Consumers Energy 400

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick picked up his second victory of the season at the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. It was just a few weeks ago everyone was wondering what was wrong with the No. 4 team, as he was without a win. He picked up checkers at New Hampshire,... Read More

4 months ago

Consumers Energy 400 NASCAR DFS: Practice/Qualifying Report

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. The Monster Energy Cup Series heads back to Michigan International Speedway for the Consumers Energy 400, the second and final stop of the season in the Irish Hills. Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski ($10,700 DraftKings, $12,500 FanDuel), who also hails from nearby Rochester Hills,... Read More

PREMIUM 4 months ago

Maurice Harris Finds End Zone In Preseason Opener

New England Patriots wide receiver Maurice Harris registered three receptions for 27 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason road victory against the Detroit Lions. Harris turned some heads during minicamp, but he has been overshadowed during training camp by the emergence of Jakobi Meyers. With Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas nursing injuries, Harris and... Read More

4 months ago

N'Keal Harry Nicked Up In Preseason Debut

New England Patriots rookie wide receiver N'Keal Harry (lower body) appeared to suffer a lower-body injury in Thursday's preseason debut against the Detroit Lions. He was able to limp off the field under his own power, although the Patriots are yet to disclose the exact nature of his injury. However, a source said the rookie... Read More

4 months ago

Jakobi Meyers Kicks Hype Machine Into High Gear

New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers registered six receptions for 69 yards and two touchdowns in Thursday's preseason victory against the Detroit Lions. He was targeted eight times. Meyers has been called the favorite target of veteran quarterback Tom Brady during the early portion of training camp, and he was a favorite of Brian... Read More

4 months ago

Pump The Brakes On T.J. Hockenson

Detroit Lions rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson was able to play in Thursday's preseason blowout loss against the New England Patriots, but he did not have any receptions or targets. There were reports that the first-round pick had been running with the first-team offense this week ahead of Jesse James, but he did nothing in... Read More

4 months ago

Tom Savage Injured, Lions To Work Out A Pair

Detroit Lions backup quarterback Tom Savage (head) banged his head hard on the turf in the preseason game Thursday against the New England Patriots, and he was unable to return to the game. The team has just starter Matthew Stafford and former San Jose State standout David Fales as healthy quarterbacks on the roster, so... Read More

4 months ago

Easton Stick Impresses In Fight For Backup Job

Los Angeles Chargers rookie Easton Stick completed seven of his 11 pass attempts for 78 yards, no touchdowns and an interception in Thursday's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals, and he ran twice for a game-high 51 yards while adding a 31-yard rushing score. The rookie out of North Dakota State is looking to push... Read More

4 months ago

Austin Ekeler Gobbles Up Huge Chunks Of Real Estate

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler rushed five times for 40 yards in Thursday's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. Ekeler made the start with Melvin Gordon holding out, and he was able to average 8.0 yards per carry against the No. 1 defense of the Bolts. Ekeler also hauled in three balls for... Read More

4 months ago

KeeSean Johnson Targeted Four Times In Debut

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Keesean Johnson posted two receptions for 29 yards on four targets in his preseason debut Thursday against the Los Angeles Chargers. He had been serving as the unofficial third receiver behind Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk, and he didn't do anything to hurt himself. Johnson is jockeying with fellow draft picks... Read More

4 months ago

Wes Hills Scores Touchdown, Makes Bid For Roster Spot

Arizona Cardinals running back Wes Hills ran eight times for a team-high 37 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. The undrafted rookie out of Slippery Rock was all smiles after the debut. "I'm holding this ball all the way to the hotel," Hills said. "S--t, I might hold... Read More

4 months ago

Trent Sherfield Makes Statement In Preseason Opener

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Trent Sherfield posted an impressive 22-yard, highlight-reel touchdown reception in the second half of Thursday's preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers. He ended up posting a team-high four grabs on the evening, while also delivering a bone-jarring hit on special teams. He has a ton of competition for a spot... Read More

4 months ago

Kevin White Might Be Ready For Thursday's Game

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Kevin White (hamstring) did not play in the team's preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. However, head coach Kliff Kingsbury said on Friday that White might be able to return for the second preseason game on Thursday against the Oakland Raiders. White flamed out with the Chicago Bears after spending... Read More

4 months ago

Andy Isabella Expected To Debut In Second Preseason Game

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (knee) returned to practice this past week, but he did not play in the team's preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury said Friday that he expects the rookie receiver to make his debut in the team's second preseason game, a nationally televised game, against... Read More

4 months ago

Russell Wilson To Rest, Geno Smith To Start Thursday

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be rested for the team's preseason opener on Thursday against the Denver Broncos, so head coach Pete Carroll has tabbed Geno Smith as his starter for the exhibition opener. It's customary for many veterans to rest for the meaningless dress rehearsal, and 'DangeRuss' is not an exception. When the... Read More

4 months ago

Ben Roethlisberger To Rest, Joshua Dobbs To Start Friday

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be rested for the preseason opener Friday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, so head coach Mike Tomlin has tabbed Joshua Dobbs as his starter. Mason Rudolph is expected to follow Dobbs, as Big Ben is rested like most veterans for the exhibition opener. When healthy, Big Ben will be... Read More

4 months ago

Leonard Williams Nicked For Jets, Marcus Maye Still Out

New York Jets defensive end Leonard Williams (hip) is missing from practice this week due to a hip injury, although his injury is not considered serious. Free safety Marcus Maye (shoulder) remains on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, and head coach Adam Gase was unable to offer no updates on Maye's timetable. He... Read More

4 months ago

Quincy Enunwa's Injury Not Considered Serious

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (groin) suffered a groin injury during Tuesday's workout, although the club does not feel as if the injury is serious. In fact, Enunwa tried to continue, but the team decided to take the conservative approach. "I think we're (taking precautions) with him right now," head coach Adam Gase... Read More

4 months ago

Chris Conley Continues To Turn Heads For Jags

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Chris Conley has been impressive during offseason workouts and into training camp. He stood out during joint practices with the Baltimore Ravens, and he has reportedly jelled nicely with quarterback Nick Foles, whom he worked with briefly with the Kansas City Chiefs. Wide receivers coach Keenan McCardell stresses for the receivers... Read More

4 months ago

Ed Dickson Expected To Be Sidelined At Least One Month

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said on Wednesday that veteran tight end Ed Dickson (knee) underwent knee surgery and the team is hopeful he'll only need a four- or five-week recovery period. The timetable will put his availability for the regular-season opener in question. With Will Dissly also banged up, it appears Nick Vannett... Read More

4 months ago

Julian Edelman's Thumb Remains In A Splint

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (thumb) watched the beginning of practice on Wednesday, and he was also able to play catch with running back Rex Burkhead while using his right hand. He continues to wear a splint on his healing broken left thumb. He is on the mend and expected to be ready... Read More

4 months ago

Le'Veon Bell Won't Make Jets Debut On Thursday

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell will not play in the team's preseason debut against the New York Giants on Thursday, according to a source. He will be suited up while going through pregame warmups with his new teammates, per his own request. Head coach Adam Gase said the team will be cautious with... Read More

4 months ago

Tom Brady Unlikely To See Time In Preseason Opener

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't expected to play in the team's preseason opener against the Detroit Lions on Thursday, according to a source. It isn't a big surprise, as the Patriots likely know what he is capable of doing by now. The veteran quarterback has been getting plenty of work in during the... Read More

4 months ago

Good News All Around For Andy Isabella

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (knee) was able to return to the practice field on Tuesday after missing nearly a week due to a knee ailment. That's very good news for the rookie, as well as the fact veteran Michael Crabtree's deal with the team fell apart. While the receiver room is still very... Read More

4 months ago

Cardinals, Michael Crabtree Can't Hammer Out Deal

Updating a previous report, the Arizona Cardinals and free-agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree (Ravens) were unable to finalize the terms of a contract and he has yet to sign. announced Monday that a deal was completed, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the deal fell apart on Tuesday. Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk remain... Read More

4 months ago

Terry McLaurin Draws Raves From Coaches, Teammates

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terry McLaurin has been receiving praise from both coaches and teammates for his consistent play so far during training camp. In addition to his speed, the rookie out of Ohio State has shown off good hands and solid work on special teams as well. He is trying to learn all three... Read More

4 months ago

Dwayne Haskins Sharp In Tuesday's Practice

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins had two consecutive series to himself in practice on Tuesday. Beat writer Kareem Copeland says the first-year QB was accurate and decisive with his throws, hooking up with wideouts Paul Richardson Jr., Trey Quinn, Robert Davis and Jehu Chesson. "We'll see how he does in a game," head coach... Read More

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