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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.

Andre Burakovsky, J.T. Compher Ink Deals With Avs

The Colorado Avalanche signed left wing Andre Burakovsky to a new one-year contract worth $3.250 million earlier this week, while right wing J.T. Compher agreed to a four-year, $14 million deal with the Avs on Friday. He registered 16 goals with 32 points across 66 games in Colorado during the 2018-19 season. Both players are... Read More

5 months ago

Bowen Byram Signs His Deal With Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche signed defenseman Bowen Byram to a three-year, entry-level contract on Friday. The rearguard was plucked with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on June 21. He registered 26 goals with 71 points in 67 regular-season games with the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League in 2018-19.... Read More

5 months ago

Trio Ink Deals With The Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes signed forward Clark Bishop, defenseman Haydn Fleury and defenseman Gustav Forsling on one-year deals this week. Bishop will receive $700,000 at the NHL level, and $65,000 at the AHL level with an $80,000 guarantee. Fleury's deal is a one-year, one-way deal worth $850,000, while Forsling's contract is a one-year, two-way contract which... Read More

5 months ago

Ryan Dzingel Joins Hurricanes In Underrated Move

The Carolina Hurricanes landed free-agent forward Ryan Dzingel (Blue Jackets) on a two-year contract worth $3.25 million in 2019-20 and $3.5 million in 2020-21. "Ryan has proven that he can be an impact player offensively, putting up bigger numbers of each of his first three full-time seasons," president and general manager Don Waddell said. The... Read More

5 months ago

Josh Archibald Lands With Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers signed right wing Josh Archibald (Coyotes) to a one-year contract earlier this week. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. Archibald posted 12 goals and 22 points across 68 games for the surprising Arizona Coyotes, who did not offer him a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent. The 26-year-old Regina,... Read More

5 months ago

James Neal Shipped To The Edmonton Oilers

The Calgary Flames shipped right wing James Neal to the Edmonton Oilers on Friday for veteran left wing Milan Lucic. Neal registered just seven goals and 19 points with a minus-5 rating across 63 games in Calgary, his lowest point production across a full NHL season. It was a far cry from the 25 goals... Read More

5 months ago

Milan Lucic Acquired By The Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames acquired left wing Milan Lucic from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday in exchange for right wing James Neal. Lucic was extremely unproductive for the Oilers in 2018-19, posting a career-low six goals while tying a career worse with 20 points. He also managed just four power-play points, his lowest production on the... Read More

5 months ago

Two-Year Extension For Danton Heinen

The Boston Bruins avoided arbitration with forward Danton Heinen, inking him to a two-year contract extension with an annual salary cap hit of $2.8 million. He was one of just two arbitration-eligible Bruins players this offseason. The other, Peter Cehlarik, signed a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,00 earlier in the month. Heinen posted 11 goals... Read More

5 months ago

Kyler Murray Takes Charge Early On

Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray was impressive during offseason workouts, and he is getting ready for his first training camp with practice starting July 25. He is expected to get the starting nod in Week 1 ahead of veteran journeyman Brett Hundley, and he has impressed early on. "I was impressed with how smart... Read More

5 months ago

Larry Fitzgerald Impressed By Rookie Quarterback

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been impressed by the quick learning by rookie quarterback Kyler Murray and his familiarity with the offense. "I know him running (Oklahoma head coach) Lincoln Riley's offense is very similar to what Coach Kliff (Kingsbury) runs," Fitzgerald says, "but on the first day he's calling audibles and getting... Read More

5 months ago

Desmond Harrison Released By The Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals cut offensive tackle Desmond Harrison this week shortly after reports surfaced that he was being charged with assault of a female in North Carolina. He was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns in June after the veteran was released. The Cardinals now have an open roster spot heading into training camp.... Read More

5 months ago

Jalen Thompson Signs Four-Year Deal With Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals signed safety Jalen Thompson (Washington State) to a four-year rookie contract this week. He was selected earlier in the month in the supplemental draft with a fifth-round pick, so the team surrenders two fifth-round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft to get him. "I know I can compete with these guys, hang... Read More

5 months ago

First-Round Pick Daniel Jones Remains Unsigned

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones remains unsigned with one week remaining before training camp opens. He is one of five first-round picks yet to agree to terms with his organization. Jones is still scheduled to arrive to training camp on Monday when all rookies and select veterans report. He is expected to sign a... Read More

5 months ago

Saquon Barkley's Improvement Might Not Be In Numbers

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley rolled up 261 carries, 1,307 rushing yards while adding 91 receptions last season. Beat writer John Schmeelk expects the number of receptions for Barkley to drop by as many as 15-20. Early in the season Barkley had many non-consequential dump-off receptions, posting 58 grabs in the first half... Read More

5 months ago

Aldrick Rosas Looks To Build On Career Season

New York Giants placekicker Aldrick Rosas booted 32 field goals in 2018, the fifth-most in franchise history. He connected for a 97.0 field-goal percentage, setting a franchise record. His only missed field-goal attempt was a 52-yard try with 28 seconds remaining in the first half in Week 6 against the Philadelphia Eagles. He also hit... Read More

5 months ago

C.J. Conrad Is One To Watch Heading Into Camp

New York Giants undrafted rookie tight end C.J. Conrad turned heads during organized team activities, making a lot of plays and rarely dropping passes, according to beat writer Dan Salomone. He has plenty of size at 6-foot-4 and 248 pounds and he could emerge as an option in the red zone, and Conrad could be... Read More

5 months ago

Jabrill Peppers Likely To Return Kickoffs, Punts

New York Giants safety Jabrill Peppers was the main kick and punt returner man for the Cleveland Browns, and beat writer Lance Medow expects him to reprise that role with the Giants in 2019. However, since he is the team's starting safety, too, his usage will likely be managed at times. "It's a lot of... Read More

5 months ago

Baltimore Working On Extension With Matt Judon

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matt Judon said this week that his representatives have opened contract extension talks with the team. He is entering the final season of a four-year, $2.595 million rookie deal, and he can be an unrestricted free agent after the 2019 season. Judon has registered 131 total tackles with 19 sacks, three forced... Read More

5 months ago

Miles Boykin Signed To Four-Year Contract

The Baltimore Ravens signed rookie wide receiver Miles Boykin to a four-year contract this week. Boykin signed his four-year rookie deal, the team announced on Wednesday, and the club now has all of its rookies signed just in time for them to report to training camp. Boykin, a third-round pick out of Notre Dame, missed... Read More

5 months ago

Eric Saubert Could Be Squeezed Out In Atlanta

Atlanta Falcons tight end Eric Saubert was one of the team's three players at the position in 2018, but team re-signed Logan Paulsen while adding Luke Stocker in free agency. And Austin Hooper is the unquestioned starter and one of the more productive tight ends in the NFC. Saubert might be the odd-man out heading... Read More

5 months ago

Logan Paulsen, Luke Stocker Provide Tight End Depth

The Atlanta Falcons brought in free-agent tight ends Logan Paulsen and Luke Stocker during the offseason to provide depth behind Austin Hooper, who is in a contract year. Stocker, who signed a two-year, $5.5 million deal in the offseason, received a $1.5 million signing bonus. He might also see some time at fullback in addition... Read More

5 months ago

Austin Hooper Ready To Take Step Forward?

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn feels tight end Austin Hooper might be primed and ready to step up his play in 2019. Hooper, who is in a contract year, posted career highs across the board with 71 grabs, 660 yards and four touchdown in 2018 while being targeted 88 times. "Now, he's ready to... Read More

5 months ago

Falcons, Deion Jones Agree On Long-Term Deal

The Atlanta Falcons and middle linebacker Deion Jones have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $57 million, with $28.5 million guaranteed. The deal comes on the heels of a long-term pact with defensive tackle Grady Jarrett, who inked a four-year, $68 million deal earlier in the week. Jones bounced back to record 53 tackles... Read More

5 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (7/15/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Monday's schedule in Major League Baseball has a total of 11 games, with 10 evening contests 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 7/15/19. The lineup picks... Read More

5 months ago

Jimmie Johnson Remains As Determined As Ever

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson continues to be determined to win, and the seven-time series champ thinks he has plenty left in the tank. "I still definitely have something to prove," Johnson said. "I love racing. This is who I am and it's what I am. I starting doing this at 5. Through my career,... Read More

5 months ago

Late Restart Ends Up Hurting Joey Logano

Penske Racing driver Joey Logano was leading the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway late on Saturday night before a spin by Bubba Wallace with six laps to go brought out the caution flag. On the restart, Logano was sandwiched between several drivers, pushing him all the way down to seventh place and he was... Read More

5 months ago

Kurt Busch's Victory At Kentucky Comes With Price

Ganassi Racing driver Kurt Busch picked up the checkered flag at the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night, just edging out his brother Kyle Busch from Joe Gibbs Racing. He was supposed to share a plane back to North Carolina after the race, but Kyle Busch didn't wait for him and forced... Read More

5 months ago

Quaker State 400 NASCAR DFS: Practice/Qualifying Report

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. The Monster Energy Cup Series heads to the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. Unlike last weekend's race in Daytona, the weather forecast looks very favorable for a night race. Stewart-Haas Racing's Daniel Suarez ($7,600 Draft Kings, $8,200 FanDuel) captured the... Read More

PREMIUM 5 months ago

Kurt Busch Unlucky As Weather Hits At Daytona

Ganassi Racing driver Kurt Busch was leading the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway when a yellow flag came out. With one lap to go prior to what was going to be a restart, he quickly pitted for a last-minute splash of gas. That's when the red flag stoppage came out on Lap... Read More

5 months ago

Matt Tifft Records Best-Ever Finish In Cup Car

Front Row Motorsports driver Matt Tifft ended up finishing in ninth place in Sunday's weather-shortened Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway. It was quite a strong play in DFS for anyone who rolled the dice on Tifft, as he started in the 31st spot and earned plenty of Place Differential points in the... Read More

5 months ago

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