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About Drake Peaugh - RotoBaller

Hello everyone, My name is Drake. I love everything about DFS including the NBA and NFL. I have a full time job in the golf industry, but greatly enjoy reading, writing, and playing in DFS games in my spare time. When not participating in DFS, I spend time with my beautiful wife and 2-year old daughter. I am very happy to be apart of the RotoBaller team!

Drake Peaugh - RotoBaller has written 10 articles so far, you can find them below.


Gaining the Trust of a Buffalo - Bills Quarterback Josh Allen

Quoting the Montana Bison Association, “You can gain their trust and friendship, but you have not really changed their basic nature----they will always be wild.” No, I’m not calling Buffalo Bills quarterback, Josh Allen, an animal. I’m figuratively comparing his allure and NFL skills to the nature of this Bovidae. (And for those that say... Read More

8 months ago

Start of a Dynasty - Expert Mock Draft Review

I’ll be honest, playing re-draft leagues for years can give an avid fantasy footballer tunnel-vision. You tend to look for the immediate impact of a player. In Dynasty leagues, you have to have a different mindset (except for Frank Gore who’ll play for another 10 years with at least 200 touches each time). Just after... Read More

9 months ago

Live Monday Night Football Week 4 FanPicks DFS Contest

Monday night's contest between the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos just got a lot more interesting. With FanPicks.com's Live In-Game DFS Contests, you can make in-game player swaps for your DFS lineups - an awesome feature that you can't find on any other DFS site. If someone gets injured or ejected, you aren't completely... Read More

1 year ago

Live Monday Night Football FanPicks DFS Contest

We've joined forces with FanPicks to explore a new kind of DFS experience for all of our RotoBaller readers. This new live DFS game allows you to not only pick your lineup, but also become a fantasy head coach of sorts. With FanPicks' in-game contest, you have a bench to move players to your starting... Read More

1 year ago

To Draft or Not to Draft - Running Backs

Similar to the previous article on wide receivers, we will be focusing on running backs that have extremely low ADPs in most drafts. I’m looking to discuss players that are on the “Island of Misfit Toys” or players that are “Dumpster Dives.” Players that will be drafted to sit on your bench or end up... Read More

1 year ago


To Draft or Not to Draft, That is the Question - Wide Receivers

Before we get started, I want to give a special thank you to everyone who has supported me in this journey of writing: my wife, in-laws, friends, and all the great people I’ve met in the sports industry. The RotoBaller group represents some of those fine people, as they have been nothing but considerate and... Read More

1 year ago

Rory McIllroy Continues 2018 Struggles On PGA Tour

Rory McIllroy, currently the eighth-ranked player in the world according to the official World Golf rankings, struggled mightily at the Valspar Championship. He missed the weekend after shooting rounds of 74 and 73. He is now 2-for-4 in cuts made on the PGA Tour this year. His putting looks to lack confidence, as he has... Read More

2 years ago

Sergio Garcia Finishes Strong At Valspar Championship

Sergio Garcia, currently the 11th-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, just finished a great week of golf at the Valspar Championship, finishing the tournament in fourth place. He started off the first two rounds of his week at one-over par, however, his weekend rounds were a completely different story, especially his last round, where he... Read More

2 years ago

Paul Casey Wins The Valspar Championship

Paul Casey, currently the 17th-ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, had a strong finish this past weekend, as he rallied with a final-round score of 65 to get the big win at the Valspar Championship. This is Casey’s first professional win since 2014 and his first PGA Tour win since 2009. He was... Read More

2 years ago

Brian Harman Is A Sneaky Contender This Week

Brian Hartman, currently ranked 20th in the official World Golf rankings, has played excellent golf to start his season. Since this past October and taking the Farmers Insurance Open missed cut, he’s placed no worse than 33rd, including five top-five finishes, with his most recent at the WGC-Mexico Championship. This was his last tournament played,... Read More

2 years ago


Marc Leishman Needs A Great Performance This Week

Marc Leishman, currently ranked 14th in the world by the official World Golf rankings, has not played great golf as of late. In his last event, the WGC-Mexico Championship, he finished tied for 37th. He played excellent golf for the first three rounds of his week, carding no worse than a 69. His last round,... Read More

2 years ago

Charley Hoffman’s Struggles Continues

Charley Hoffman, currently the 23rd-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, had another missed cut at the Valspar Championship, shooting two rounds of 75. This is his second missed cut in his last four events, and in his other events during that span he finished 41st and 20th. His all-around golf game is struggling,... Read More

2 years ago

Gary Woodland Has Played Poorly Since Win Earlier This Year

Gary Woodland, currently the 26th ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, has not played well since his win at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He has played in four events, missing the cut in two of them, and finishing 49th and 50th in the other two. We don’t want to call this a... Read More

2 years ago

Louis Oosthuizen Plays Well At Valspar Championship

Louis Oosthuizen, currently the 29th-ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, played solid golf all week long to finish 16th at the Valspar Championship. He did so by shooting rounds of 71, 69, 69 and 72. He’s picked up his PGA commitments as of late, playing for what will be his fourth PGA Tour... Read More

2 years ago

Hao-Tong Li New To The PGA Tour

Hao-Tong Li, currently 33rd in the official World Golf rankings, has played well this season on the European Tour. He won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in January and has three other top-20 finishes to go along with the win. As he slowly starts playing more on the PGA Tour, we should see some greatly... Read More

2 years ago


Justin Rose Continues His Run Of Top Finishes

Justin Rose, currently the fifth-ranked player in the world according to the official World Golf rankings, finished tied for fifth at the the Valspar Championship. He did so with rounds of 70, 69, 66 and 72. He played solid golf all week and let his putter guide him to low scores and keep him out... Read More

2 years ago

Louis Oosthuizen Lets One Round Destroy His Chances At Winning

Louis Oosthuizen, currently the 29th-ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, played solid golf all week long at the WGC-Mexico Championship, except for his third round. In that round, he struggled mightily, finishing the day with a 76. Every other round was a score of even par or better, including a first-round 64. He... Read More

2 years ago

Gary Woodland Struggles For Third Consecutive Tournament

Gary Woodland, currently the 26th-ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, finished the WGC-Mexico Championship in 50th place. His only round under par was his final round, where he shot a three-under 68. Since his win at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, he has missed a cut and placed 49th and 50th in back-to-back... Read More

2 years ago

Charley Hoffman Plays Well At WGC-Mexico Championship

Charley Hoffman, currently the 23rd-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, finishing in 20th place at the WGC-Mexico Championship. In doing so, he shot a bogey-free opening-round 66 but struggled the other three rounds. Aside from finishing second at the Hero World Challenge, which is a very limited field, Hoffman has not placed inside... Read More

2 years ago

Paul Casey Finishes Strong After Rough First Round At WGC-Mexico Championship

Paul Casey, currently the 17th-ranked player in the official World Golf rankings, had a strong finish this past week at the WGC-Mexico Championship after a tough first round. Casey finished in 12th place, opening the tournament with a 73. He played great into the weekend, including a final-round 66, thus catapulting him near the leaderboard.... Read More

2 years ago


Sergio Garcia Has Strong Week At WGC-Mexico Championship

Sergio Garcia, currently the 11th-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, just finished a solid week of golf at the WGC-Mexico Championship, finishing in seventh place. He had rounds of 68, 65, 69 and 70. As usual, he boasts an all-around game that is a sight to behold. Having only played three rounds in... Read More

2 years ago

Rory McIllroy’s Recent Struggles Make Him A Risk At Valspar Championship

Rory McIllroy, currently the eighth-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, has struggled as of late. His last three tournaments have resulted in a missed cut, a T20 and a 59th place finish at the Honda Classic just a couple weeks ago. He started off the new year strong but has really struggled with... Read More

2 years ago

Justin Rose Struggles Throughout WGC-Mexico But Finishes Strong

Justin Rose, currently the fifth-ranked golfer in the official World Golf rankings, struggled throughout most of his recent tournament. His first three rounds had him at plus-three entering the fourth day. During the last round, he turned on the birdie train, making seven birdies. What could have been an even better day for him was... Read More

2 years ago

NBA Injuries and Who Can Benefit Instead (Week 21)

Last week I was certain the basketball gods were trying to take out all of the NBA’s superstars, or there was a zombie apocalypse brewing, (I still believe the zombie apocalypse personally). Thankfully, there are not many long-term injuries to report this week. As busy as NBA injuries keep me during the season, and as... Read More

2 years ago

NBA DFS Weekend Dumpster Dive Week 20

Hey Which is better, Harden’s disrespectful, “I just did that to you” stare to Wesley Johnson as he drills a 3-ball and asks for a cleanup in aisle “13”, or Lebron’s, “I may be 33, but watch me KaioKen x10 right quick with this behind-the-back, through the legs, left-handed, parallel to the backboard, layup.... with... Read More

2 years ago


Phil Mickelson’s Age Is Just A Number

Phil Mickelson, who is 47 and currently ranked 41st in the official World Golf rankings, is defying his age tournament after tournament. He has had three consecutive top-six finishes in a row and enters the tournament as a 20/1 shot to win it all, alongside Justin Rose. His game fits any course, but the ability... Read More

2 years ago

Gary Woodland Has The Power To Win This Weekend

Gary Woodland, currently ranked 26th in the official World Golf rankings, is about to play a course in the Club de Golf Chapultepec that only plays 7,345 yards and is 7,500 feet above sea level. What that means for the one of the longest drivers on tour is a lot of eagle and birdie opportunities... Read More

2 years ago

Charley Hoffman Looking To Rebound From Rough Year

Charley Hoffman, currently ranked 23rd in the official World Golf rankings, has played worse than his world ranking might suggest. For the 2018 season, he has not placed any better than 26th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. On the flip side, he has yet to miss a cut as well. Also in his favor... Read More

2 years ago

Brian Harman Struggles To Start and Finish at Honda Class

Brian Harman, currently ranked 20th in the official World Golf rankings, finished tied for 33rd at the Honda Classic. Barely making it into the weekend after a first-round 74, Harman shot a 69 in his third round to keep himself within a handful of shots of the leaders. However, after a final-round 72, it left him at... Read More

2 years ago

Paul Casey Capable And Priced To Make Magic Happen

Paul Casey, currently the 17th-ranked player in the world, struggled in his last PGA Tour event at the Genesis Open. For the tournament, he shot a one-over par and tied for 49th place. However, he stands a chance to win this weekend because of his overall play. He is No. 1 on the PGA Tour for... Read More

2 years ago


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