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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.


Value For Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine Takes Hit

Washington Redskins running backs Rob Kelley and Samaje Perine saw their fantasy value potentially take a hit on Monday as the team signed free-agent RB Adrian Peterson on Monday. The 33-year-old veteran will compete for the starting job, and has two preseason games to get acclimated to the offense. Kelley's familiarity with the system will... Read More

2 years ago

Adrian Peterson Agrees To Join Redskins

The Washington Redskins signed free-agent running back Adrian Peterson (Cardinals) on Monday, adding a much-needed boost to their beleaguered backfield after losing rookie Derrius Guice (knee) to a season-ending injury in early August. Peterson is being brought in to give the team some experience, but also depth. The club also lost RBs Byron Marshall and... Read More

2 years ago

Joe Mixon Needs Help From Offensive Line

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon has managed just 17 rushing yards on seven attempts, or 2.4 yards per rush, through two preseason games. Sure, the preseason is meaningless in terms of fantasy, but it could be a sign of things to come. The offensive line is a work in progress, as offensive guard Clint... Read More

2 years ago

Trumaine Johnson Among The Healing For Jets

New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson (hamstring) missed another practice Sunday, as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury he suffered in the second preseason game against the Washington Redskins. At least half of the team's projected starting secondary has been sidelined for a good chunk of the two preseason games, as free safety Marcus... Read More

2 years ago

John Ross Makes His One Catch Count

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross posted a 29-yard catch in Saturday's preseason win against the Dallas Cowboys, his only successful grab across three targets. He also reeled in a reception on a two-point conversion. Ross is having a decent training camp and preseason, and he chalks up his lost rookie season in 2017 due... Read More

2 years ago


Tyler Eifert Likely To Play Next Sunday

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert did not play again Saturday in the preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys, but he is likely to suit up for the all-important third preseason tilt against the Buffalo Bills next Sunday. The brittle tight end is a tremendous red-zone threat when he is able to stay on the... Read More

2 years ago

C.J. Uzomah Suffers Facial Laceration

Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah suffered a facial laceration in the preseason game Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys. Uzomah made an impact before departing, snagging two balls for 30 yards on his two targets, including a nice 23-yard catch and run. He has had a regular role in recent seasons since Tyler Eifert has... Read More

2 years ago

Brian Hill, Tre Carson Continue Camp Battle

Cincinnati Bengals running back Brian Hill ran twice for 12 yards while adding two grabs for 47 yards and a touchdown in the preseason game Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys. Tre Carson ran six times for 24 yards and a score during his time in the backfield. Carson and Hill are among the combatants fighting... Read More

2 years ago

Jon Brown Apparently Auditioning For Other Teams

Cincinnati Bengals place kicker Jon Brown connected on a 55-yard field goal in Saturday's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. Despite the fact he had that impressive kick, which would have tied a franchise record if it occurred in the regular season, head coach Marvin Lewis said that the team does not have a kicking... Read More

2 years ago

Isaiah Crowell Sheds Red Non-Contact Jersey

New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell (concussion) shed his red non-contact jersey in practice Saturday, participating in individual drills. He was knocked out of the team's preseason opener due to a concussion and missed the second exhibition game against the Washington Redskins. He is likely to make a cameo in the third preseason game... Read More

2 years ago


Several Injured Jets Make Way Back Onto Field

New York Jets running back Trenton Cannon (foot), tight end Chris Herndon IV (knee) and wide receiver Neal Sterling (ankle) were able to return to the practice field on Saturday. It was a good day for the offense, too, as they were joined by starting offensive linemen Kelvin Beachum (foot) and Brian Winters (abdomen). Cornerback... Read More

2 years ago

Terrelle Pryor Makes Return To The Practice Field

New York Jets wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (ankle) was able to return to the practice field Saturday. He has been taking it slow in his return from a broken ankle suffered back in May. It's huge for him to get back onto the practice field, too, as Quincy Enunwa (thumb) was also back after a... Read More

2 years ago

Quincy Enunwa Works In Team Drills

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (thumb) worked in team drills on Saturday for the first time since suffering his injury. He reportedly looked good and did not have any setbacks. It's a big step for Enunwa, who missed the entire 2017 regular season due to a neck injury. He was sidelined for about... Read More

2 years ago

Clive Walford Shows Well In Preseason Loss

New York Jets tight end Clive Walford racked up two receptions for 25 yards, including a 19-yard catch, in Thursday's preseason loss in Washington. He led all of the team's tight ends statistically, really helping his stock. The former standout at the University of Miami and ex-Oakland Raiders pass catcher, was buried on the unofficial... Read More

2 years ago

Bilal Powell Leads Way For Jets Backfield

New York Jets running back Bilal Powell carried six times for 17 yards in Thursday's preseason loss in Washington, and he added two receptions for 20 yards. He and Thomas Rawls were the first two backs into the game, as Isaiah Crowell (head) was out after suffering a head injury in the preseason opener. Rawls... Read More

2 years ago


Teddy Bridgewater Continues To Improve His Stock

New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater completed eight of 13 passes for 101 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Thursday's preseason road game against the Washington Redskins. Bridgewater was sharp at times, including on his 16-yard pass to the corner of the end zone to wide receiver Charone Peake early in the fourth quarter... Read More

2 years ago

Sam Darnold Not Nearly As Crisp In Washington

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold started Thursday's preseason road game against the Washington Redskins and he played the entire first half. The rookie completed eight of his 11 pass attempts for 62 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. To be fair, his only miscue was on a tipped pass that probably should have been... Read More

2 years ago

Josh McCown Will Not Play Thursday

New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown will not play in Thursday's preseason game against the Washington Redskins. Apparently head coach Todd Bowles wants to see a lot more of rookie Sam Darnold, as well as Teddy Bridgewater. It's unlikely the Jets will be able to move the aging McCown, as he is 39 years old... Read More

2 years ago

Trenton Cannon Behind In Returner Competition

New York Jets running back Trenton Cannon (ankle, foot) was inactive for Thursday's preseason game against the Washington Redskins. He continues to lag behind wide receiver Andre Roberts in the competition for both the kickoff return and punt return competitions. If Cannon is going to make the 53-man roster, he is going to have to... Read More

2 years ago

Marcus Maye Among Key Players Missing For Gang Green

New York Jets free safety Marcus Maye (ankle) missed his second consecutive preseason game Thursday against the Washington Redskins. Safety Doug Middleton was tasked with replacing him in the starting lineup. In fact, 23 of the team's 90 players on the current roster were inactive due to injuries and/or other reasons. Offensive guard Brian Winters... Read More

2 years ago


Terrelle Pryor Resting His Ankle On Thursday

New York Jets wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (ankle) did not suit up for Thursday's preseason game against the Washington Redskins. His absence against his former team is not unexpected as he slowly makes his way back from a broken ankle suffered back in May. His revealing of the injury on social media drew the ire... Read More

2 years ago

Quincy Enunwa Doesn't Play In Preseason Game

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (thumb) reportedly looked good in pregame warmups before the preseason game with the Washington Redskins. He ran routes and was catching passes, but he was inactive for the game. Beat writer Manish Mehta said that the receiver looked close to 100 percent healthy. That's a great sign for... Read More

2 years ago

Brian Winters Part Of A Banged-Up Offensive Line

New York Jets offensive guard Brian Winters (abdomen) continues to rest and he is unlikely to play during the preseason. The offensive line has been banged up early on, as OT Ben Ijalana (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, while OT Kelvin Beachum (foot) has been sidelined due to a foot ailment. The... Read More

2 years ago

Jermaine Kearse Enjoys Competition At Wideout

New York Jets wide receiver Jermaine Kearse enjoys the fact that the roster is littered with playmakers at the position and, as he says, "The competition is tight." He and Robby Anderson had breakout performances in 2017, and they're rejoined by Quincy Enunwa, who is now healthy. Terrelle Pryor is also in the mix for a... Read More

2 years ago

Teddy Bridgewater Might Be A Nice Trade Chip

New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was sharp in his first preseason appearance and the club currently has three starting-caliber signal callers on the roster. Rookie quarterback Sam Darnold is the future - and potentially the present - while veteran quarterback Josh McCown is also in the mix on a much higher salary. The team is willing... Read More

2 years ago


Vontaze Burfict Wearing Walking Boot

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict (foot) has been absent for the past two days of practice after being fitted for a walking boot due to an injury suffered Monday. The severity of the injury is not yet known, but he was already slipping down draft boards in IDP leagues since he'll be suspended for the... Read More

2 years ago

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