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About Richard King - RotoBaller



Richard King - RotoBaller has written 366 articles so far, you can find them below.


Packers Defense A Great Streaming Option This Week

The Green Bay Packers Defense is a great streaming option this week against the Detroit Lions at home. The Packers have been a constant threat this season on defense, with their improved pass rush forcing quarterbacks to make poor decisions in the pocket. The Packers secondary unit has also vastly improved since last season. With a... Read More

6 days ago

Mason Crosby An Effective Starter This Week Against Detroit

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby should be an effective starter for his matchup against the Detroit Lions. Crosby has only missed one kick all season, which was from long distance. The Packers offense has needed to call upon their veteran kicker when their offense has stalled in the opposition's half this season and are... Read More

6 days ago

Jimmy Graham An Effective Tight End Option Against Detroit

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham could prove to be an effective starting tight end option in his matchup against the Detroit Lions. Graham struggled in the early part of the season to get involved in the offense, but has been targeted 12 times in the past two weeks. The Lions are one of... Read More

6 days ago

Aaron Rodgers Limited In Practice With Knee Injury

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was added to the Week 6 injury report on Thursday with a knee injury. While it's likely that Rodgers plays against the Detroit Lions, it is worth considering his outlook with lead receiver Davante Adams (toe) looking likely to miss the game. If Rodgers is unable to move around freely,... Read More

6 days ago

Geronimo Allison Could Be A Flex Option Against Detroit

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison could be an effective flex option this week against the Detroit Lions, but only if Davante Adams (toe) misses the game. Allison continued to operate out of the slot for the Packers against the Dallas Cowboys when Adams wasn't in the lineup last week. While the Lions have been... Read More

6 days ago


Marquez Valdes-Scantling A Borderline Starting Option Against Detroit

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling is a borderline starting wide receiver for fantasy owners in his matchup against the Detroit Lions. Valdes-Scantling struggled in the matchup against the Dallas Cowboys when he drew coverage as the primary receiving option. The Detroit Lions have given up an average of just 20.7 points to the... Read More

6 days ago

Aaron Jones A Must-Start Against The Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones had a matchup-winning week in Week 5 and looks set to continue that into the matchup against the Detroit Lions. Jones was given a workhorse role last week against the Dallas Cowboys and rushed for 182 yards and four touchdowns. The Lions were an effective unit against the... Read More

6 days ago

Aaron Rodgers Could Continue To Struggle Against Detroit

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers could continue his struggle for fantasy owners this week against the Detroit Lions. Rodgers has had a disappointing start to the season for fantasy owners, partly due to surrounding injuries and partly due to the team having success on the ground and moving away from passing the ball. The... Read More

6 days ago

Offensive Line Rankings Analysis: Week 6

Week 5 brought us the first game to be played in London for the 2019 season, a game that I was in attendance for! The atmosphere was incredible, and the game was full of twists and turns. If you are thinking about going to one of the London games- do it and I'll get you... Read More

6 days ago

Browns Ready to Break Out?

The Cleveland Browns are currently leading the AFC North division, but that doesn't mean everything is going well for the team, as fantasy owners will be able to tell you. The offseason was full of hype for the Browns, especially after the team traded for Odell Beckham Jr. Certainly, the team is performing a lot... Read More

1 week ago


Packers Defense Should Be Avoided Against Dallas

The Green Bay Packers Defense should be avoided against the Dallas Cowboys this week. While the unit could have an increased sack count with left tackle Tyron Smith (ankle) not expected to play, the Cowboys offense is potent this season. The Cowboys have scored 107 points so far this year, ranking seventh in the league.... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mason Crosby An Effective Option Against Dallas

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby offers an effective option for fantasy owners with the matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. Crosby has missed just one field goal this season, converting five attempts as well as all 10 extra-point conversions. The Packers offense could be without their lead receiver Davante Adams (toe), meaning the offense is more... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jimmy Graham A Borderline Starter Against Cowboys

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham is a borderline starting option for fantasy owners this week against the Dallas Cowboys. Graham struggled in Weeks 2 and 3 but bounced back against the Philadelphia Eagles with a touchdown and 61 yards. The Dallas Cowboys have an effective defense against the position, giving up 7.6 points... Read More

2 weeks ago

Geronimo Allison To Be More Involved Against Dallas

Green Bay Packers Geronimo Allison should be more involved in the offense against the Dallas Cowboys with Davante Adams (toe) a possibility to miss the encounter. Allison has been limited this season with the Packers focusing on establishing the running game and running fewer three-wide receiver sets in the new offense. Allison's ability to play on... Read More

2 weeks ago

Marquez Valdes-Scantling Should See More Targets In Cowboys Matchup

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling should see more targets in this week's matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. Valdes-Scantling was already heavily involved in the offense, but with wide receiver Davante Adams (toe) a possibility to miss the game, his target share should increase. However, expectations need to managed due to the matchup. The Cowboys have... Read More

2 weeks ago


Aaron Jones Poised For An Increased Workload Against Cowboys

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones is poised for an increased workload for Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Jamaal Williams is still going through the league's concussion protocol, and his outlook is unknown for the game. If Williams misses the matchup, Jones should be given more touches out of the backfield. Jones has not... Read More

2 weeks ago

Aaron Rodgers Could Struggle Against Dallas

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers could struggle on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys are one of the better teams against the quarterback so far this season, giving up an average of 12.3 points to the position, although that is partially due to the schedule of quarterbacks they have faced. However, the largest... Read More

2 weeks ago

Offensive Line Rankings Analysis: Week 5

Week 4 had some great games, and it was nice to see that some of the comments I'd made on offensive line play seemed to take effect. I just hope you read my article and took action on it! The Detroit Lions were my offensive line to watch last week, with Kerryon Johnson being the... Read More

2 weeks ago

Offensive Line Rankings Impacting Fantasy Football (Week 4)

Here we are entering Week 4 already! It feels like yesterday that I was preparing myself for my draft, and now we are around a quarter of the way through the season. Hopefully, your roster is taking shape, and you've been able to avoid some of the injuries that have hit the league. Offensive line... Read More

3 weeks ago

Packers Defense A Streaming Option This Week

The Green Bay Packers Defense could be a viable streaming option this week for fantasy owners against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Packers D has been an effective unit so far this season, due in part to the additions made in free agency. So far this season the Packers have been able to be a constant... Read More

3 weeks ago


Mason Crosby An Effective Streaming Option Against Eagles

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby presents an effective streaming option for fantasy owners against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Packers offense has a great opportunity to score touchdowns this week with the Eagles Defense struggling this season. However, if the offense stalls as it has done this season, then the veteran kicker is likely to... Read More

3 weeks ago

Geronimo Allison Has Limited Fantasy Appeal Against Eagles

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison has limited fantasy appeal, even in a good matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Much like the Packers passing offense, Allison has been inconsistent this season. But if there was a time to get back on track, this would be the game. The Eagles have given up an average... Read More

3 weeks ago

Marquez Valdes-Scantling Offers Flex Appeal Against Eagles

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling is an interesting flex option against a struggling Philadelphia Eagles team. The second-year receiver has shown flashes of his athletic ability this season but hasn't been a consistent performer, making it a tough choice to put him into a starting role. However, the Eagles have struggled to stop... Read More

3 weeks ago

Davante Adams Has Great Opportunity To Break Scoring Drought

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams has a great opportunity to break his scoring drought against the Philadelphia Eagles this week. The Packers passing offense has been inconsistent so far this season, but have had some tough matchups to date. The Eagles have given up an average of 32.2 points to the position so... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jamaal Williams Holds Little Value In Tough Matchup

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams holds little fantasy value for the upcoming game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles defensive unit has been effective this season in limiting opposing running backs. The team has given up just 12.9 points to the position so far this season, which is only bettered by four teams... Read More

3 weeks ago


Aaron Jones Could Struggle In Matchup Against Eagles

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones could struggle to provide RB1 value this week in a tough matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones struggled in the Week 3 encounter against the Denver Broncos, but managed to save his week with two touchdowns. However, the Eagles are one of the best units in the league... Read More

3 weeks ago

Aaron Rodgers Has Chance To Impress Against Eagles

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a chance to get back on track and impress this week against the Philadelphia Eagles. Rodgers has struggled so far this season in the team's new offense but has faced tough competition. Rodgers easiest matchup was against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2. The Vikings have given up... Read More

3 weeks ago

Green Bay Packers Defense Constant Threat In Victory

Green Bay Packers Defense was a constant threat in the victory over the Denver Broncos. The Packers put Joe Flacco under consistent pressure, recording six sacks and an interception in the game, as well as seven tackles for a loss while also recovering two fumbles. The defense has been able to bring a level of... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mason Crosby Misses Kick In Victory Over Broncos

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby missed his first kick of the season in the victory over the Denver Broncos. Crosby entered this game having converted all four PATs and a single field goal this season, but missed a field goal in this matchup. Crosby finished the game with two converted field goals off of... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jimmy Graham Doesn't Catch A Pass In Win Over Denver

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham failed to catch a single catch in the victory over the Denver Broncos. Graham has now had two consecutive games with the same box score, one target, and zero receptions. He started the season as a useful part of the Packers offense but has since stalled. Nonetheless, the... Read More

3 weeks ago


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