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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, VegasInsider.com, RotoExperts.com/FNTSY Sports Network/DailyRoto.com, RotoWire.com, Rotoworld.com, etc. My work has appeared on the official website of the Minnesota Vikings, as well as NFL.com, 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.


Jadeveon Clowney Might Be In Camp Earlier Than Expected

Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney isn't expected to report to training camp after the team's third preseason game, although that's earlier than initially expected. "For what I understand, the tentative plan is to show up after the third preseason game - they play the Cowboys in late August," NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday.... Read More

7 months ago

D'Onta Foreman Finds Work In Indianapolis

Free-agent running back D'Onta Foreman (Texans) didn't stay unemployed for long, as the Indianapolis Colts snapped him up off waivers on Monday. Foreman was surprisingly cut by the Texans over the weekend, but the Colts quickly moved to add him for depth behind Marlon Mack. Now, he'll have two opportunities to face his former team... Read More

7 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (8/5/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Monday's schedule in Major League Baseball has a total of 14 games, with 13 contests starting after 7:05 p.m. ET or after. Be sure to double-check the weather and the lineups before finalizing your roster. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for DraftKings on 8/5/19. The lineup... Read More

7 months ago

Alfred Morris Agrees To Terms With Cowboys

Free-agent running back Alfred Morris and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms on a deal Monday, according to his representation. Morris spent the 2018 season with the San Francisco 49ers, posting 428 rushing yards and 3.9 yards per carry with two touchdowns in 12 games. He averaged 4.8 yards per tote with the Cowboys in... Read More

7 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (7/29/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Monday's schedule in Major League Baseball has a total of seven games starting after 7:05 p.m. ET. Be sure to double-check the weather and the lineups before finalizing your roster. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for DraftKings on 7/29/19. The lineup picks will range from some... Read More

7 months ago


Jimmie Johnson Earns Playoff Point With Stage Win

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson ended up in 15th place in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway, but he was able to secure a Stage 2 victory and one playoff point while leading a total of three laps. A sound pit strategy and late caution helped him win the stage under caution. Still, he... Read More

7 months ago

Kyle Busch Fails In Bid For Third Straight Pocono Win

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch was able to lead 56 laps at the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, and he picked up a win in Stage 1. However, he was shuffled down to ninth place when the dust cleared after Sunday's race, snapping his two-race win streak at the track. He... Read More

7 months ago

Joey Logano Leads Monster Energy Cup Series In Stage Points

Penske Racing driver Joey Logano limped home in 13th place in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway, and he did not come away with any stage points. Despite being blanked on Sunday, he still has a Monster Energy Cup Series-leading 226 stage points, including seven stage wins. The next best driver is Stewart-Haas Racing's... Read More

7 months ago

Kevin Harvick Places Sixth At Gander RV 400

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick was the top finisher in a Chevrolet, placing sixth in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway. He started from the pole and led a race-high 52 laps, but he had to settle for sixth place after picking up his first victory of the season on the flat track at... Read More

7 months ago

Kyle Larson Runs Fifth In Backup Car At Pocono

Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson raced his backup car to a fifth-place finish at the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Larson smacked the wall during a practice run in Saturday's practice session. It was the second consecutive weekend he was forced into his backup ride. He'll look to roll in his primary... Read More

7 months ago


William Byron Is Top Chevy After Monster Comeback

Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron ended up finishing fourth in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway, and he was the top non-Toyota finisher behind the 1-2-3 group of Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones and Martin Truex Jr. It was an impressive showing for Byron, who was forced to start in the 31st position after his... Read More

7 months ago

Martin Truex Jr. Gives JGR Three Cars In Top Three

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. raced to a third-place finish in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway. He ended up behind teammates Denny Hamlin (winner) and Erik Jones (second place), giving JGR and Toyota a 1-2-3 finish. Teammate Kyle Busch, who had won the previous two Pocono races, settled for ninth. Truex... Read More

7 months ago

Erik Jones Settles For Runner-Up Finish At Gander RV 400

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones was passed on Lap 144 by teammate Denny Hamlin at the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, and Jones had to settle for second place. He entered with consecutive third-place runs at Kentucky and New Hampshire, so Jones has been right on the brink of winning. Jones... Read More

7 months ago

Denny Hamlin Takes Checkers At Pocono Raceway

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joe Gibbs posted a victory at the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, leading a 1-2-3 finish for the JGR racing team. Erik Jones had to settle for second place, while Martin Truex Jr. ended up in third. The victory was the third of the season for the driver... Read More

7 months ago

Marquise Brown Might Return Early Next Week

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown (foot) was able to do some light stretching work on the field at M&T Bank Stadium before training camp practice on Saturday. He is still not practicing, and remains on the Non-Football Injury (NFI) list, but he might be cleared and activated as early as next week. The No.... Read More

7 months ago


Lamar Jackson Adds Muscle To His Frame

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson said this week that he put on 17 pounds during the offseason. "Of muscle, not fat," Jackson said. He is looking to add a little muscle and strength to endure hits he is sure to take as a runner. The Ravens added plenty of offensive skill position players via free... Read More

7 months ago

Robert Griffin III Bangs Up Thumb In Practice

Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III (thumb) suffered a hairline fracture to his right thumb when he banged it on the helmet of outside linebacker Tim Williams during practice on Saturday. RG3 went for an X-ray after practice, and the tests revealed the damage. He is expected to be sidelined four to eight weeks,... Read More

7 months ago

Julio Jones Won't Be Cleared Until Early August

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (foot) will not be cleared to practice until at least early August, head coach Dan Quinn said earlier this week. The good news is that Jones is at training camp and did not hold out. The bad news is that he is banged up and might exhibit a little... Read More

7 months ago

Duke Riley Banged Up, Michael Bennett To IR

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Duke Riley (groin, hip) is dealing with a groin and hip flexor injury, according to head coach Dan Quinn, which is why the linebacker has been on the sidelines for practices over the past couple of days. When healthy, Riley is a tremendous fantasy option in leagues using individual defensive players (IDPs).... Read More

7 months ago

Calvin Ridley Misses Practice Time Again Saturday

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (hamstring) remained sidelined from practice on Saturday due to soreness in his hamstring. He excited practice early on Thursday after tweaking his hamstring, although head coach Dan Quinn did not seem overly concerned about the ailment. It's unlikely we'll see him in the Hall of Fame preseason game against... Read More

7 months ago


Robert Nkemdiche Cut Loose By Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals released defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche on Sunday, after the first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft showed up to training camp out of shape. He started camp on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list due to a knee ailment, and he also had a pair of offseason arrests which might have... Read More

7 months ago

Haason Reddick To Miss At Least A Few Weeks

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Haason Reddick (knee) will be sidelined for at least "a few weeks", according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury. Reddick had a "minor procedure" on his knee. As such, Dennis Gardeck will see a larger role heading into training camp and the preseason. The team recently signed linebacker Matt Longacre (Rams), and he... Read More

7 months ago

Kyle Larson Wrecks During Pocono Practice

Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson suffered severe damage during a crash in Turn 2 during practice on Saturday at Pocono Raceway. He clipped the outside wall, spun and smacked into the retaining wall on the inside the track. As a result he will go to a backup car and start from the back of the... Read More

7 months ago

Chase Elliott Crashes In Practice, Goes To Backup Car

Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott clapped the wall in Turn 1 during practice on Saturday at Pocono Raceway, and he sustained severe backside damage. As a result he will go to a backup car for Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono, starting from the back of the pack. Elliott has been struggling over the past... Read More

7 months ago

Erik Jones Starts Fourth In Sunday's Pocono Race

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones registered a speed of 173.110 mph in qualifying on Saturday at Pocono Raceway, nailing down the fourth spot in the starting grid for the Gander RV 400. He is the top Toyota in the field, three spots ahead of teammate Kyle Busch. Jones has been a quick study at... Read More

7 months ago


Aric Almirola Starts Third At Gander RV 400

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Aric Almirola posted a best speed of 173.164 mph during qualifying on Saturday at Pocono Raceway, qualifying for the third position in Sunday's Gander RV 400 in Long Pond. Almirola brought it home 10th back on June 2 in the first stop at Pocono, and he has two top-10 finishes in his... Read More

7 months ago

Joey Logano Starts On Outside Of Row 1

Penske Racing driver Joey Logano posted a best speed of 173.377 mph during qualifying on Saturday, and he will go off second in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway. Logano, who finished seventh back on June 2 in the first stop at Pocono, has a win, four top-5 finishes, eight top-10 showings and 275... Read More

7 months ago

Kevin Harvick Earns First Pole Award At Pocono

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick registered a speed of 174.058 mph during qualifying on Saturday and he claimed the Busch Pole Award heading into Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway. It is the fourth pole of the season for Harvick, and 29th of his career. His teammate, Aric Almirola, will go off from the... Read More

7 months ago

Gander RV 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 Pocono Raceway for the Gander RV 400, the second and final stop of the season in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch ($12,300 DraftKings, $15,000 FanDuel) heads to Pocono searching for his third... Read More

PREMIUM 7 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (7/22/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Monday's schedule in Major League Baseball has a total of 11 games starting after 7:05 p.m. ET. Be sure to double-check the weather and the lineups before finalizing your roster. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for DraftKings on 7/22/19. The lineup picks will range from some... Read More

7 months ago


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