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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.

Vita Vea Leaves Practice, Will Go For MRI

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea (knee) left practice Tuesday due to a knee injury and he will go for an MRI on Friday. He suffered the injury during blocked drills, and the good news is that he was able to walk off the field under his own power. Last October it was feared... Read More

4 months ago

Robert Quinn Breaks Hand, Headed For Surgery

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn (hand) suffered a fractured left hand in practice on Tuesday, and he is expected to head back to Texas to undergo surgery. Executive vice president and director of player personnel Stephen Jones said that Quinn is expected to be ready for the regular season opener on Sept. 8 against... Read More

4 months ago

Keith Ford Claimed By Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers claimed running back Keith Ford off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts n Tuesday while waiving injured OT Jason Spriggs, a former second-round pick in 2016. Ford was jettisoned in Indy for D'Onta Foreman earlier in the week. The Packers are pretty full in the backfield with Aaron Jones, Jamaal Williams, Dexter... Read More

4 months ago

D.K. Metcalf Back On Field And Turning Heads

Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver D.K. Metcalf (oblique) was back on the field for practice Tuesday after missing the team's mock game on Saturday. He was also limited during Monday's work due to what head coach Pete Carroll referred to as a minor oblique strain. Metcalf has been jelling nicely with quarterback Russell Wilson, including... Read More

4 months ago

Rashaad Penny Looking Like Breakout Candidate?

Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny is jockeying with fellow tailback Chris Carson for touches, and beat writer John Boyle says both appear poised for big things in 2019. He added Penny looks like a breakout candidate in his second NFL campaign, showing off speed on long runs while also displaying impressive open-field moves to... Read More

4 months ago

Seahawks Want Chris Carson Involved In Passing Game

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer is looking to get running back Chris Carson more involved in the passing game. "We need to get him more involved in the passing game," Schottenheimer said. "He's got unbelievable hands, and he's a problem for people coming out of the backfield." Carson also noted that the OC is... Read More

4 months ago

Kenyan Drake Sees Work In The Return Game

Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake worked with wide receiver Isaiah Ford fielding kickoffs during practice on Tuesday with wide receiver Jakeem Grant dealing with an undisclosed injury. Fantasy owners hate seeing their player working on special teams or in the return game, as there is the potential of getting hurt without the reward of... Read More

4 months ago

Mike Gesicki Shows Well In Camp On Tuesday

Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki has been uneven during training camp so far, according to beat writer Adam Beasley. However, he had a very good day of practice on Tuesday, making multiple grabs, including a touchdown. Gesicki is locked into the starting tight end job in South Florida, but currently he should be slotted... Read More

4 months ago

Dwayne Allen Able To Get To Work On Tuesday

Miami Dolphins tight end Dwayne Allen (knee) has been limited due to a knee injury, but he was finally able to take part in his first 11-on-11 work of training camp on Tuesday. Allen was fairly productive in five seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, including career highs of 45 grabs, 521 yards and 66 targets... Read More

4 months ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick Expected To Start Preseason Opener

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores indicated veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is likely to start Thursday's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, not QB Josh Rosen. "I see Fitz going with the ones, but that could change. That's where I see it right now," Flores said. Rosen will also likely see plenty of playing time... Read More

4 months ago

Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly Will Not Play Preseason Opener

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera confirmed on Tuesday that quarterback Cam Newton nor linebacker Luke Kuechly will play in the team's preseason opener on Thursday on the road against the Chicago Bears. Both of the team's cornerstone players have had their share of dings and dents over the past couple of seasons, and the... Read More

4 months ago

Andre Roberts Making Presence Known At Wideout

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Roberts was impressive again in the receiving game during practice on Tuesday, and he has been seeing more reps at receiver than he's seen in several years. Normally, he has been known for his special teams abilities and work in the return game. "I'm getting a lot here. That's just... Read More

4 months ago

LeSean McCoy Assured He Is Still Top Dog

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has been assured that he is still the top dog in the team's backfield, and he heads into the preseason with a little motivation at age 31. "I'm the guy. I feel like that. That's what I've been told," Shady said. "That's my everyday approach. We're all a team... Read More

4 months ago

Devin Singletary Working With First-Team Offense

Buffalo Bills rookie running back Devin Singletary has received reps with the first-team offense, and he reportedly has earned a "steady amount of opportunities" while also making "a habit of busting a big play" during practice. When the team released its first unofficial depth chart of camp, the rookie out of FAU was listed third... Read More

4 months ago

Mikko Koskinen, Mike Smith Expected To Split Time

Edmonton Oilers goaltenders Mikko Koskinen and Mike Smith are expected to split time in between the pipes during the 2019-20 season. Head coach Dave Tippett isn't exactly sure of what the split will be, but it's likely to be a hot hand type situation heading out of the gate. Koskinen earned a huge payday after... Read More

4 months ago

Leon Draisaitl, Connor McDavid Expected To Be Together

Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett indicated that forwards Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid are expected to skate together on the team's top scoring line. The dynamic duo was outstanding last season, but the Oilers obviously need some secondary and tertiary scoring if they're going to make it back to the playoffs. Regardless of the... Read More

4 months ago

Joonas Korpisalo Looks To Step Out Of Shadow

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Finland has been working out in his native Finland, looking to step out of the shadows of the departed Sergei Bobrovsky (Panthers). He is expected to be the primary starting netminder in Columbus, battling Elvis Merzlikins for the job. "There's no true No. 1 available, so why wouldn't we see... Read More

4 months ago

Ross Dwelley Turning Heads In Training Camp

San Francisco 49ers tight end Ross Dwelley is the frontrunner for the primary backup job behind starter George Kittle. The undrafted rookie in 2018 out of San Diego spent the offseason in Nashville, Tennessee working out with Kittle and backup quarterback C.J. Beathard. He isn't someone to draft in any fantasy league at the moment,... Read More

4 months ago

Lavonte David Undergoes Procedure On His Knee

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David (knee) had a procedure to address the torn meniscus on his left knee, head coach Bruce Arians said on Monday. The head coach said David's injury is not serious, but he will be held out for a while, but the start of his regular season is not in jeopardy.... Read More

4 months ago

Taywan Taylor Ahead In Early Training Camp Battle

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor was listed as the team's third receiver ahead of Tajae Sharpe on the first unofficial depth chart of training camp on Monday. Sharpe was listed on the second team with Cody Hollister and Darius Jennings. Taylor will still need to continue being sharp in practice as well as preseason... Read More

4 months ago

Corey Davis, Adam Humphries Top Early Depth Chart

Tennessee Titans wide receivers Corey Davis and Adam Humphries are listed as the top two receivers on the team's first unofficial depth chart of training camp released on Monday. WR Taywan Taylor is also listed as the third receiver, ahead of Tajae Sharpe, Cody Hollister and Darius Jennings, while rookie A.J. Brown is among the... Read More

4 months ago

A.J. Brown Shows On Third Team On First Depth Chart

Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver A.J. Brown is shown on the third-team offense after the release of the team's first unofficial depth chart of training camp on Monday. Brown dealt with a hamstring injury during offseason workouts, and he suffered an undisclosed lower-body injury last week which had him sidelined. The second-round pick in the... Read More

4 months ago

Miles Sanders Continues To Receive Plenty Of Hype

Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders has put an injury during minicamp well in the rear-view mirror, and beat writer Zack Rosenblatt feels Sanders has easily been the most impressive running back on the team through 10 training camp practices. The Eagles reached up into the second round in the 2019 NFL Draft to pluck... Read More

4 months ago

Jordan Howard Praised By Offensive Coordinator

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard was praised by offensive coordinator Mike Groh on Monday. The OC said Howard has done a "really good job" in pass catching, and was particularly happy with Howard's ability in pass protection. While Miles Sanders is expected to be at the top of the depth chart, it's more of... Read More

4 months ago

Keith Ford Cut Loose By The Colts

The Indianapolis Colts waived running back Keith Ford on Monday, the same day they added RB D'Onta Foreman off waivers from the Houston Texans. Ford was battling for scraps behind Marlon Mack, but now he'll be looking to latch on with another organization. He might be able to find work elsewhere but he isn't someone... Read More

4 months ago

Chad Williams Able To Return To Practice

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Chad Williams (lower body) was sidelined for the past week or so due to an undisclosed lower body ailment. He was able to return to the practice field on Monday. Williams was already expected to have an uphill climb in his battle for a spot on the 53-man roster after the... Read More

4 months ago

Report: Michael Crabtree Signs With Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Crabtree (Ravens) to a contract on Monday, sources said. The term and financial details were undisclosed. Crabtree, a Texas Tech alumni who played at Texas Tech, which is the same school Kliff Kingsbury played. The veteran wideout posted 54 grabs for 607 yards and a pair... Read More

4 months ago

Jabaal Sheard Undergoes Knee Procedure

Indianapolis Colts pass rusher Jabaal Sheard (knee) underwent a procedure on his knee which will keep him sidelined for an undetermined amount of time. He moved full-time to defensive end during the 2018 season and was explosive, posting 5 1/2 sacks while being a major disruption. Even with his inclusion, the Colts are a borderline... Read More

4 months ago

Ed Dickson Might Require Knee Surgery

Seattle Seahawks tight end Ed Dickson (knee) suffered a knee injury and head coach Pete Carroll said on Monday that the team is trying to determine if he requires surgery. If he has a procedure the veteran would be sidelined four to five weeks. Dickson had an injury-marred 2018 season, and it sounds like his... Read More

4 months ago

Sony Michel Impressing Catching The Ball

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel has been quickly improving as a pass catcher out of the backfield during practices. He struggled during his rookie season with the route tree, but he has reportedly been "beating man coverage" while "finding soft spots in zones", turning heads with his hands during the early portion of... Read More

4 months ago

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