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About Richard King - RotoBaller



Richard King - RotoBaller has written 56 articles so far, you can find them below.


Red Zone Usage Risers and Fallers - Week 10

We are now past the mid-point of the season, meaning it is time to get your roster in shape for a playoff push and championship run. As fantasy owners, we know that not all touches are equal. A touch in the red zone has an increased chance of scoring a touchdown, so those touches are... Read More

2 weeks ago

Offensive Line Rankings Analysis: Week 10

Week 10 is one of the more important weeks of the season, as it marks the start of the playoff push. Many fantasy owners are still trying to get their roster in shape for playoff success. More importantly to our article today, we now have strong evidence of the ability of the offensive lines and... Read More

2 weeks ago

Red Zone Risers/Fallers - Tevin Coleman, Julian Edelman, Derrick Henry

We are now past the mid-point of the season, meaning it is time to look at getting your roster in shape for your playoff push and beyond to the championship weeks. As fantasy owners, we know that not all touches are equal. A touch in the red zone has an increased chance of scoring a... Read More

3 weeks ago

Is It Time To Bail On The Bears?

In what seems to happen to a number of teams in the league, the Chicago Bears massively exceeded expectations last season. Their defense was firing and stopping teams momentum, and the offense was able to sustain drives. Hell Mitch Trubisky even looked like a competent quarterback! They won the highly competitive NFC North division before... Read More

3 weeks ago

Offensive Line Rankings Analysis: Week 9

Week 8 is the mid-point of the fantasy season, where owners are either turning one eye to the playoffs or looking over their shoulder as they hope to avoid finishing last in their league. More importantly to our article today, we now have strong evidence of the ability of the offensive lines and the impact... Read More

3 weeks ago


Jake Kumerow Catches Two Passes In Victory Over Kansas City

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow caught two passes in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Kumerow caught two of his four targets for 48 yards but led the receiving corps in the game with his yardage total. The Packers receivers' outlooks for Week 9 depends on the availability of Davante Adams, but... Read More

3 weeks ago

Allen Lazard Has Unspectacular Game Against Kansas City

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard had an unspectacular outing in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Lazard finished the game with five receptions for 42 yards, which has been his average involvement in games in the absence of Davante Adams. Lazard has been given slightly more usage than Jake Kumerow, behind the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jimmy Graham Continues Inconsistent Form Against Kansas City

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham continued his inconsistent form this season in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Graham ended the game with three receptions for just 20 yards, which was below the level expected for the veteran. Graham has struggled to have a consistent level of involvement in the Packers offense,... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mason Crosby Has Accurate Week Against Kansas City

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby continued to be accurate in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Crosby kicked all four of his extra points attempts, and his only field goal attempt in the game. The veteran kicker has now converted 32 of his 33 attempts this season, making him one of the more... Read More

3 weeks ago

Green Bay Packers Defense Struggle Against Kansas City

The Green Bay Packers Defense struggled to make an impact in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Coming into the game there was an expectation that the Packers would look to get after backup quarterback Matt Moore, but the team was only able to record two sacks in the game. The Packers were also... Read More

3 weeks ago


Philip Rivers Struggles Against Chicago In Narrow Victory

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers struggled to have an impact on the team's narrow victory over the Chicago Bears. Rivers ended the game having completed 19 of his 29 attempts for 201 yards and a touchdown, along with one interception. Rivers should have had a better fantasy performance, but receivers Mike Williams and Keenan... Read More

3 weeks ago

Austin Ekeler Catches Touchdown Pass In Victory Over Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler was able to catch a touchdown pass in the victory over the Chicago Bears, saving his fantasy performance. Ekeler struggled in the game, only recording a total of 22 yards, with 19 of those coming from three receptions. Ekeler has continued to be marginalized since the return of... Read More

3 weeks ago

Melvin Gordon Scores First Rushing Touchdown Against Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon scored his first rushing touchdown of the season against the Chicago Bears. Gordon otherwise struggled in the game, rushing the ball eight times for 31 yards as well as catching two passes for three yards. Gordon has struggled to make an impact since returning from his holdout at... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mike Williams Leads Team In Receiving Yards Against Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams led the team in receiving yards in the victory against the Chicago Bears. Williams ended the game with three catches for 69 yards but could have had a more impressive performance if he didn't drop a deep touchdown pass in the first half of the game. Given the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Keenan Allen Leads Chargers In Targets In Victory Over Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen led the team in targets in their victory over the Chicago Bears, despite concerns over his hamstring before the game. Allen caught seven of his ten targets for 53 yards but could have had a stronger performance if he was able to catch a deep touchdown pass in... Read More

3 weeks ago


Hunter Henry Falls Back To Earth Against Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry fell back to earth after his impressive performances since his return from injury against the Chicago Bears. Henry caught four of his six targets for 47 yards in a tight victory for the Chargers, his lowest totals since his return. The tight end remained a big part of... Read More

3 weeks ago

Chase McLaughlin Misses Late Field Goal In Victory Over Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers kicker Chase McLaughlin missed a late field goal in the team's narrow victory over the Chicago Bears. McLaughlin did convert both of his extra-point attempts, but only converted one of his two field-goal attempts in the game. The Chargers kicker has now missed five kicks this season and is part of an... Read More

3 weeks ago

Los Angeles Chargers Defense Able To Limit Chicago In Victory

The Los Angeles Chargers Defense was able to limit the ability of the Chicago Bears in their victory on Sunday. The Chargers were able to sack Mitch Trubisky four times in the game, and were able to catch an interception and recover a fumble, making it one of the most effective performances for the team... Read More

3 weeks ago

Geronimo Allison Struggles Against Kansas City

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison struggled on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. With the Packers utilizing their running backs through the air, Allison ended the game with just one catch for seven yards (three targets). The Packers went to their backs in the receiving game often in this one, combining for... Read More

3 weeks ago

Marquez Valdes-Scantling Struggles In Victory Over Kansas City

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling struggled to make an impact during the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, finishing the game with one reception for four yards from his two targets. The Packers have been without Davante Adams in recent games, but that hasn't given Valdes-Scantling the expected increase in targets,... Read More

3 weeks ago


Jamaal Williams Continues Scoring Streak Against Kansas City

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams continued his scoring streak in the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, rushing seven times for 22 yards and a touchdown in addition to 14 yards and another end-zone trip on three receptions. Williams has now scored six times this season, scoring four times in his... Read More

3 weeks ago

Aaron Jones Catches Two Touchdowns In Victory Over Kansas City

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones caught two touchdowns in a great receiving display against the Kansas City Chiefs. Jones rushed the ball 13 times for 67 yards, but did most of his damage in the receiving game, catching seven passes for 159 yards In addition to his two trips to the end zone.... Read More

3 weeks ago

Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers To Victory Over Kansas City

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Rodgers finished the game completing 23 of his 33 pass attempts for 305 yards and three touchdowns, while also adding 29 yards from six carries on the ground. The Packers were without Davante Adams (toe) once again and... Read More

3 weeks ago

Chargers Defense Could Have Streaming Value

The Los Angeles Chargers Defense could have value as a streaming defense against the Chicago Bears if they are able to get to quarterback Mitch Trubisky. The Bears offensive line has not been an effective unit this season, giving up 15 sacks in six games. That lack of protection could give the Chargers an opportunity, with... Read More

3 weeks ago

Chase McLaughlin Shouldn't Be Started

Los Angeles Chargers kicker Chase McLaughlin shouldn't be started this week against the Chicago Bears. While the Chargers kicker has been relatively accurate this season, he has missed two field goals, although he converted all of his attempts against the Tennessee Titans last week. However, the Chargers are unlikely to be a high-scoring offense this... Read More

3 weeks ago


Hunter Henry A Likely Starter Against Chicago This Week

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is likely a starting option this week against the Chicago Bears, despite the matchup. The Bears have been one of the better units against tight ends this season, giving up an average of just 7.8 points to the position. However, they haven't faced a tight end that is... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mike Williams Has Touchdown Upside

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams has touchdown upside this week against the Chicago Bears, which is going to be crucial for his fantasy outlook. Williams saw a fall-off in his targets last week, bringing him back to the levels he has typically seen throughout his career, which damages his outlook. However, the big-bodied... Read More

3 weeks ago

Keenan Allen A Low-End WR1 For Chicago Matchup

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen is a low-end WR1 this week in his matchup against Chicago, assuming that he plays. Allen has been dealing with a hamstring injury that has limited his participation in practice, and he likely will be a game-time decision. However, if he is able to play, then he should... Read More

3 weeks ago

Austin Ekeler Has Flex Consideration Against Chicago

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler should be considered as a flex option for his matchup against the Chicago Bears. Ekeler has seen a reduction in carries since Melvin Gordon returned to the team, but he still has been heavily involved in the passing game. The Chicago Bears have given up an average of... Read More

3 weeks ago

Melvin Gordon Could Be In Line For Big Performance

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon could be in line for a big performance against the Chicago Bears this week. Gordon hasn't performed well since his return from his early-season holdout, due in part to the struggles of the offensive line, but this game offers a get-right opportunity. The Chargers are set to welcome... Read More

3 weeks ago


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Week 12 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

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Week 11 Surprises? We Must Overreact - Jeff Driskel, Bo Scarbrough, Ryan Griffin

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