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About Edward G - RotoBaller (Football)

Super Jets fan. Pretentious music fan. Animaniac. Phillip Rivers has delivered vegetables from his personal vegetable garden to people i know. I watch a lot of tape, and mess with a lot of theory. Follow me on Twitter: @edwardgorelik

Edward G - RotoBaller (Football) has written 270 articles so far, you can find them below.


Who Are the Biggest Potential Busts for Super Bowl 50?

Who are the biggest potential busts for Super Bowl 50? Look no further. Below I have highlighted three players who are Grade-A prime candidates for dudding it up in the year's biggest game. I've done my analysis, and shared my thoughts as to why these players may have a slow day at the office. Do you... Read More

4 years ago

Conference Championships - DFS Lineup Busts & Avoids

Risky Daily Fantasy Football Playoffs Starts Brandon Lafell (WR, NE) I feel like at this point most people are painfully aware that Brandon Lafell is a risky weekly start in any situation. Lafell has struggled to balance his addiction to butterfingers and the need to catch the ball to keep his job for his entire career. Every week is... Read More

4 years ago

Divisional Playoffs Busts & Avoids For Fantasy Football

Risky Daily Fantasy Football Playoffs Starts Jonathan Stewart (RB, CAR) First up, an obvious choice with Jonathan Stewart. Although having already played a great game against the Seahawks earlier in the year, he's coming back into the lineup after dealing with injury in the last few weeks. In his previous matchup with the Seahawks, he managed... Read More

4 years ago

Week 17 Rankings & Matchups Analysis (Standard & PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 16 is complete and we hope you managed to secure a win and make it into the championships (or win them if your leagues are over). For those who are still playing, today we are bringing you our Week 17 fantasy football playoff championship rankings to help prepare you for your Week 17 playoff... Read More

4 years ago

Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups Overview: Zach Ertz, Bilal Powell, Ryan Fitzpatrick

Playoff Waiver Wire Adds for Week Seventeen Week 16 of the NFL season is through, and for most folks reading this it means your fantasy football championships are over. For the few of you remaining in week 17 leagues, we're here for you. Week 16 saw Cam Newton turn in one of his worst performances to date while Kirk Cousins obliterated the... Read More

4 years ago


Week 16 Championship Rankings & Matchups Analysis (Standard & PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 15 is complete and we hope you managed to secure a win and make it into the championships. To celebrate, today we are bringing you our Week 16 fantasy football playoff championship rankings to help prepare you for your Week 16 playoff matchups. Below you will find both PPR rankings and standard league... Read More

4 years ago

12/26 @ 12 PM - NFL Week 15 Chat with Edward G

Saturday Morning – Live Fantasy Football Week 16 Prep Q&A RotoBaller writer and Lead NFL Editor Edward Gorelik  (@EdwardGorelik) will be answering all of your fantasy football questions and talking football every Saturday afternoon until the end of the NFL season. Today's chat is happening on Saturday December 26th at 12:00 PM EST.  Who to start, sleepers, rankings, dynasty questions -- Ed has... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups Overview & Championship Streamers

Playoff Waiver Wire Adds for Week Sixteen Championships Week 15 of the NFL season ends with the Cardinals putting a beating on the Philadelphia Eagles without the help of long time Eagle-killer Larry Fitzgerald. Week 15 also saw Cam Newton continue to stuff the MVP ballot box, David Johnson and Danny Woodhead put up over 18 of their teams points... Read More

4 years ago

Don't Expect Ryan Fitzpatrick to Slow Down

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 49% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Despite the weak game against the Dallas Cowboys, Ryan Fitzpatrick still likely sits at the top of this week's list of reliable quarterbacks. His next game (and final game for many of you) comes at home against the New England Patriots, a team... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Playoff Rankings & Matchups Analysis (Standard and PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 14 is complete and we hope you managed to secure the win and make your fantasy football playoffs. To celebrate, today we are bringing you our Week 15 fantasy football playoff rankings to help prepare you for your Week 15 playoff matchups. Below you will find both PPR rankings and standard... Read More

4 years ago


12/19 @ 12 PM - NFL Week 15 Chat with Edward G

Saturday Morning – Live Fantasy Football Week 15 Prep Q&A RotoBaller writer and Lead NFL Editor Edward Gorelik  (@EdwardGorelik) will be answering all of your fantasy football questions and talking football every Saturday afternoon until the end of the NFL season. Today's chat is happening on Saturday December 19th at 12:00 PM EST.  Who to start, sleepers, rankings, dynasty questions -- Ed... Read More

4 years ago

Tyler Lockett Will Benefit from a Pass-Heavy Offense

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 28% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Tyler Lockett is coming off of back-to-back weeks with seven targets, and has shown major play-making potential all season long. With Russell Wilson entering a completely new level of passing ability, Lockett might be able to benefit, especially since injuries to Marshawn Lynch... Read More

4 years ago

Ted Ginn Jr Is a Touchdown Machine

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 37% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: It's hard to imagine a season where Ted Ginn Jr. is a viable starter, but that's where we're at right now. He is currently working a monster touchdown streak, with four over the last two games. Ginn needs to be on your bench at... Read More

4 years ago

Take a Look at Dorial Green-Beckham in Deep Leagues

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 40% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Dorial Green-Beckham is a major talent suffering from a lot of his own rookie issues, as well as his team's general issues. There isn't a ton of value to be found in him this year, but there's just enough to make DGB a... Read More

4 years ago

A Heavy Workload Is Keeping Kamar Aiken Relevant

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 40% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Kamar Aiken continues to find a strong floor every week, despite the QB carousel in Baltimore right now. At this point, he's solidified his place as a weekly FLEX option and should be owned, at the very least, as depth for your playoff... Read More

4 years ago


DeVante Parker Is Slowly Coming into His Own

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues, Keeper/Dynasty Leagues OWNED IN: 28% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Devante Parker has been gaining ground in this offense despite it's anemic outputs, and he is the most talented player they have in their receiving corps. It's unlikely for him to fully break out in his final three games, but he might... Read More

4 years ago

Markus Wheaton Is a Big-Play Threat

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 45% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Over the last three weeks, Wheaton has managed to find a real role in this offense between the massive space created by Martavis Bryant and Antonio Brown. The Steelers will be facing a difficult Broncos defense this weekend, but Wheaton might be the biggest beneficiary... Read More

4 years ago

Consider Willie Snead as Your FLEX

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Willie Snead's stock dropped far after a string of inconsistency, but he has a good shot at providing value two weeks in a row. Brandin Cooks will likely be seeing a lot of Darius Slay this weekend, and that coverage might be enough... Read More

4 years ago

Tyrod Taylor's Ceiling Remains High

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 47% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Tyrod Taylor has been written about plenty this year, so all that's left to say is that he's got the Redskins and Cowboys in his final two games. Taylor is inconsistent in floor, but he always offers a QB1 ceiling. He's still available in over... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Waiver Wire - Replacing Thomas Rawls, Mark Ingram, T.J. Yeldon & More

Waiver Wire Adds for Week Fifteen Week 14 of the NFL season ends with the Patriots putting down the Texans and any hopes that Brian Hoyer had of a revenge game. Week 14 also saw Cam Newton continue to stuff the MVP ballot box, Russell Wilson ruin a Jimmy Clausen-led team for the second time this year, along with Todd... Read More

4 years ago


James White's Role Growing for Pats

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 36% Owned on Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: There's still a difficult split happening between James White and Brandon Bolden, and despite Bolden out-touching White 14 to 1 on the ground, it's White that's showing more significant fantasy value. Maybe that's because he actually gets used in the redzone over... Read More

4 years ago

Add Denard Robinson for Your Fantasy Playoffs

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 26% Owned on Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: T.J. Yeldon left week 14 with a left knee sprain and in his place came Denard Robinson. The timetable for Yeldon's return has not been set yet (as of Monday morning) but with so few games remaining, if you get just one game... Read More

4 years ago

Tim Hightower a High Pickup Priority

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 18% owned on Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Had the Mark Ingram news been made sooner, Hightower would've been on last weeks list. Hightower isn't much of a skilled player as he plodded is way to 85 yards on 28 carries but with that kind of volume, who really cares? The... Read More

4 years ago

Week 14 Playoff Rankings & Matchups (Standard and PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 13 is complete and we hope you managed to secure the win and make your fantasy football playoffs. To celebrate, today we are bringing you our Week 14 fantasy football playoff rankings to help prepare you for your Week 14 matchups. Below you will find both PPR rankings and standard league rankings... Read More

4 years ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 39% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Ryan Fitzpatrick has been steady and consistent for the entire year when it comes to scoring touchdowns. Even with shaky on-the-field play, he has managed two touchdowns in every game he's finished this year, other than Week 4 in Miami. His next... Read More

4 years ago


Jay Cutler Finally Has a Healthy Arsenal of Weapons

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 54% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: After a hot start to his season, Jay Cutler has been off the rails the last three weeks. Despite some easy matchups, he's struggled with the short absences of Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett, and even with them, he failed to... Read More

4 years ago

DeVante Parker Holds Immediate Value as a Deep Threat

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Coming off two straight weeks with a touchdown, DeVante Parker is showing his ability to make deep plays as his train finally gets on the tracks. Parker's an athletic talent who drew plenty of comparisons to players like Josh Gordon and... Read More

4 years ago

Kamar Aiken Seeing an Increase in Targets

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Matt Schaub was expected to plummet Kamar Aiken's value, but instead he has force-fed him across two games. Aiken has seen back-to-back games with double-digit targets and has caught 12 balls for 128 yards and a touchdown in the process. It's... Read More

4 years ago

Seattle Keeps Looking Doug Baldwin's Way And So Should You

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 57% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: So Doug Baldwin might actually be real now. He's always been a reliable target, but never seemed to be the dynamic, offense-carrying type. He's been forced into that role this year and hasn't yet faded out. On Sunday he caught five-of-seven targets for 94... Read More

4 years ago

Richard Rodgers Answering Prayers at TE?

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 47% Owned on Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Does the hail mary force Rodgers (the QB) to feed Rodgers (the TE)? We really don't know. Rodgers has been unreliable all year and very touchdown dependent, putting up less than 50 yards in all weeks prior to this one. Still, this is... Read More

4 years ago


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