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About Seth I. Finkelstein - RotoBaller

Seth was born in New York and currently resides there. He is a fan of the New York Yankees, New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Knicks. Seth is also a big fan of the St. John's Red Storm.

Seth I. Finkelstein - RotoBaller has written 242 articles so far, you can find them below.


NFL Survivor League Picks - Survivor Pool Targets & Avoids (Week 3)

NFL Doomsday has come and gone. Hopefully that will be the last week of its kind this season. If you were one of the lucky to survive this brutal week 2, congrats. Nothing to be ashamed about if you lost this week as more than 80 percent in the ESPN Eliminator Challenge lost in week 2.... Read More

4 years ago

NFL Survivor League Picks: Top Targets & Avoids for Survivor Pools (Week 2)

Week 1 of the NFL saw the favorites win nine of 13 contests. I correctly picked the Jets and Cardinals to win, but unfortunately the Bucs were hammered. I wrote to avoid the Cowboys - who won solely due to the terrible clock management of the Giants - and correctly predicted an upset of the Colts by the... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the BMW Championship

Luckily the football season began this past weekend as there was no golf. Lately, especially last week, I have been getting destroyed. I made eight lineups for the Deutsche Bank Championship, and not one of them placed in the money. That’s good news for this week knowing it can’t get any worse. But this week... Read More

4 years ago

NFL Survivor League Picks: Top Targets & Avoids for Survivor Pools (Week 1)

The NFL season is ready to begin and in turn so is all the contests that comes with it. Fantasy leagues of all kind and my favorite, survivor pools, are also starting up. Week 1 brings new hope to each and every team, similarly to each person starting his or her survivor pool. I will be... Read More

4 years ago

By Keith Allison (Tiger Woods) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the Deutsche Bank Championship

Last weekend was a rough one. Will Wilcox floundered among a below average week. Jason Day continued his hot streak, winning The Barclays by six strokes at 19-under. Day has passed Jordan Spieth for number one on the FedEx Cup Standings. 100 golfers are now left to play in the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC... Read More

4 years ago


NFC South: Strength of Schedule Analysis & Players to Target or Avoid

We’ve previously published an article series analyzing and grading all the NFL defenses, division by division. Now we’re going to look at the strength of schedules of each NFL team, division by division, to help you identify players with the best matchups vs. the league’s weakest defenses. Today we provide NFC South strength of schedule analysis. For... Read More

4 years ago

NFC West: Strength of Schedule Analysis & Players to Target or Avoid

We’ve previously published an article series analyzing and grading all the NFL defenses, division by division. Now we’re going to look at the strength of schedules of each NFL team, division by division, to help you identify players with the best matchups vs. the league’s weakest defenses. Today we provide NFC West strength of schedule analysis. For... Read More

4 years ago

What To Expect From The NFC North: NFL Divisional Breakdown

We've previously published an article series analyzing and grading all the NFL defenses, division by division. Now we're going to look at the strength of schedules of each NFL team, division by division, to help you identify players with the best matchups vs. the league's weakest defenses. Today we look at the NFC North. Today... Read More

4 years ago

NFC East: Strength of Schedule Analysis & Players to Target or Avoid

We've previously published an article series analyzing and grading all the NFL defenses, division by division. Now we're going to look at the strength of schedules of each NFL team, division by division, to help you identify players with the best matchups vs. the league's weakest defenses. Today we provide NFC East strength of schedule analysis.... Read More

4 years ago

By Keith Allison (Flickr: Jason Day) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the The Barclays

Davis Love III, 51, with a $5,300 DraftKings salary won the Wyndham Championship by one stroke over Jason Gore. The top 125 players on the FedEx Cup points race will head to Edison, NJ this week to partake in The Barclays. Plainfield Country Club will be the host of this event. The course was designed... Read More

4 years ago


Ranking the Best and Worst NFL Defenses: AFC East

Defenses matter a lot in fantasy football. If you can draft and matchup the right players against sub-par defenses, you have a recipe for success. It’s not as easy as just looking at the best and worst defenses from 2014 though, and that’s why we’re here to help. In this eight article series, we’re going... Read More

4 years ago

Three Potential Running Back Busts to Avoid on Draft Day

As we approach the start of the NFL season, and fantasy football drafts are kicking it into high gear, we continue to provide fantasy football analysis on which players to draft or avoid for your teams. Today we will be taking a look at three players that can potentially be 2015 running back busts for fantasy football,... Read More

4 years ago

Ranking the Best and Worst NFL Defenses: AFC West

Defenses matter a lot in fantasy football. If you can draft and matchup the right players against sub-par defenses, you have a recipe for success. It’s not as easy as just looking at the best and worst defenses from 2014 though, and that’s why we’re here to help. In this eight article series, we’re going... Read More

4 years ago

Ranking the Best and Worst NFL Defenses: NFC West

Defenses matter a lot in fantasy football. If you can draft and matchup the right players against sub-par defenses, you have a recipe for success. It’s not as easy as just looking at the best and worst defenses from 2014 though, and that’s why we’re here to help. In this eight article series, we’re going... Read More

4 years ago

Ranking the Best and Worst NFL Defenses: NFC South

Defenses matter a lot in fantasy football. If you can draft and matchup the right players against sub-par defenses, you have a recipe for success. It's not as easy as just looking at the best and worst defenses from 2014 though, and that's why we're here to help. In this eight article series, we're going... Read More

4 years ago


PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the Wyndham Championship

Jason Day finally won his first major championship after so many close calls. He was my first pick last week followed by Justin Rose who finished fourth. I’ve been rolling for three weeks in a row, let’s hope the streak doesn’t end here. The PGA Tour heads to Greensboro, N.C., to play on the Donald Ross designed Sedgefield Country... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the PGA Championship (Part Two)

Editor’s Note: To see Part One of Seth's DraftKings advice for the PGA Championship, click here. Our Partner DraftKings is hosting another huge tournament on August 13th. The Millionaire Maker has a jaw dropping $1,000,000 prize to first place and $3,300,000 in guarenteed total prizes, and it's only $20 to enter! You can also win a spot in the... Read More

4 years ago

By Keith Allison (Flickr: Jason Day) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the PGA Championship

28-year-old Shane Lowry was able to hold off tour veterans Jim Furyk, Bubba Watson, and Justin Rose to win his first tournament on the PGA circuit. If you read my picks last week and put those players in your lineup, you definitely won some money. Lets try to make it three good weeks in a row, especially... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the WGC- Bridegstone Invitational

I hope you took a look at my picks last week, because if you did then you hit it big. Rickie Fowler had 130.5 fantasy points and a runner up finish. Lee scored 99 fantasy points tying for 4th with 12 under. Will Wilcox finished tied for 21st, 7 under, and Tiger Woods even came to play... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the Quicken Loans National

Jason Day recovered from heartbreak at the British Open to win the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday. Day held off a surging Bubba Watson and Canadian, David Hearn, who wanted to win the tournament for his country. Golfers now head to Gainesville, Virginia to compete in Tiger Woods’ tournament, the Quicken Loans National. Robert Trent... Read More

4 years ago


Sam Bradford (QB, PHI) - 2015 Fantasy Football Sleeper

CURRENT ADP: ~133 Overall (QB 17) BALLER MOVE: Target in Later Rounds as QB2 ANALYSIS: Sam Bradford was the first overall pick in 2010 and was set to be the franchise quarterback of the St. Louis Rams. His career to date has been riddled with injuries, and with a sub-par supporting cast in St. Louis, Bradford never lived... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the RBC Canadian Open

Zach Johnson captured the Claret Jug in an epic Open Championship playoff on Monday. Jordan Spieth missed out on the three-man playoff by one stroke, along with Jason Day. Players now have a quick turnaround, as they travel to Oakville, Ontario to partake in the RBC Canadian open, hosted by Glen Abbey Golf Club. The... Read More

4 years ago

By Keith Allison (Tiger Woods) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for The Open Championship (Part Two)

Course description and high-priced picks for the Open Championship can be found in Part One here. Editor’s Note: Our Partner DraftKings is hosting the biggest ever Fantasy Golf tournament this weekend . The Open Champinonship Millionaire Maker has a jaw dropping $1,000,000 prize to first place and $3,000,000 in total prizes, and it's only $20 to enter!  If you sign up and... Read More

4 years ago

Sam Bradford is Poised for a Career Year in 2015

Sam Bradford is poised for a career year in the City of Brotherly Love under a head coach that loves to maximize his quarterback’s potential. The Oklahoma University product was drafted five years ago as the first overall pick in 2010 and was set to be the franchise quarterback of the St. Louis Rams. His... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for The Open Championship (Part One)

Jordan Spieth continued his incredible year by beating 46-year-old Tom Gillis on a second playoff hole to capture his second John Deere win. The Scottish Open was also played this past weekend highlighting Rickie Fowler, who birdied three of his last four holes to win, just outlasting Matt Kuchar by one stroke. Golfers will now... Read More

4 years ago


PGA DFS: DraftKings Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the John Deere Classic

Danny Lee was able to claim his first ever win on the PGA Tour after surviving a four-man playoff last week at the Greenbrier Classic.  Golfers will now head to Silvis, Illinois for the John Deere Classic; the last tournament before the British Open commences next Thursday. Golfers will be competing on TPC Deere Run,... Read More

4 years ago

Why Jeremy Maclin Won't Match his 2014 Production in Kansas City

With a change of scenery in Kansas City, Jeremy Maclin will look to build upon the best statistical season of his six-year career. Coming off of an ACL tear that kept him out of the 2013 season, he put up monster numbers in Chip Kelly’s high-powered Philadelphia Eagles offense. Maclin set career highs in receptions (85),... Read More

4 years ago

By Keith Allison (Tiger Woods) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

PGA DFS: Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the Greenbrier Classic

Editor’s Note: Our Partner DraftKings is hosting a HUGE Fantasy Golf tournament this weekend . The PGA Greenbrier Classic will pay $250K in prizes with $100K to first place, and best of all it's just $3 to enter!  If you Sign up and make a deposit now, you’ll get a 100% bonus on your first DraftKings deposit. We’ll also... Read More

4 years ago

PGA DFS: Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the Travelers Championship

Editor’s Note: Our Partner DraftKings is hosting a HUGE Fantasy Golf tournament this weekend . The PGA Travelers Championship will pay $300K in prizes with $100K to first place, and best of all it's just $3 to enter!  If you Sign up and make a deposit now, you’ll get a 100% bonus on your first DraftKings deposit. We’ll also... Read More

4 years ago

DraftKings PGA DFS: Fantasy Golf Sleeper Picks and Advice for the U.S Open (Part 2)

On Monday in part 1, we looked at the U.S. Open links style course in detail, and discussed the high priced golfers who might be great picks this weekend. Today we will look at the mid-priced and lower priced DFS PGA picks for this weekend's Fantasy Golf U.S. Open and help you identify the key sleepers to... Read More

4 years ago


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Week 8 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

This was a REALLY difficult week to rank, because there are so many usable DSTs this week. There are usable options all the way down to Tier 4 this week, and you're going to have something available to you on the waiver wire in even the deepest of leagues. Below are RotoBaller's Week 8 defense... Read More


Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

It's Chase Edmonds' world, we're just living in it. Wait, what? Hopefully you added him, as suggested in this column the past two weeks, because even if David Johnson is deemed healthy enough to actually play, it's likely Edmonds continues to see action. In QB news, by the halfway point of Thursday night, we already had... Read More


FAAB Bidding - Week 8 Waiver Wire Targets

Assisting our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, this column focuses on suggested waiver wire bidding percentages for fantasy football owners in leagues using a Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB). As a caveat, these prices do not by any means indicate how much these free agent players will... Read More


We Must Overreact Immediately! Week 7 Outliers

Week 7 seemed extremely fluky for fantasy football purposes. Devonta Freeman was ejected, and players like Will Fuller, Adam Thielen and Kerryon Johnson were both forced from their games very early on which hurt a lot of fantasy owners. The Rams wide receivers were supposed to light the world on fire against a Falcons secondary that... Read More


Deeper League Free Agent Pickups for Week 8

We're past the halfway point of the regular fantasy football season, which means you'd better start making some serious moves if you have any weaknesses in your roster. Unfortunately, this is also the time of the year when the waiver wire is at its most desolate. But that's why I'm here. To navigate you through... Read More


The Cut List - Players on the Chopping Block (Week 8)

This is your weekly list of players to drop. I will do my best to limit this list to injured players and players you might consider holding. If you roster pure handcuffs or backups, obviously you can let them go at any time. The players on this list will, ideally, be guys that aren't clearly... Read More


Week 8 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 7 is over, and a few things have changed. The Los Angeles Rams learned how to play offense again, and the New York Jets came back to Earth, among other things. Week 7 was an especially quiet week for kickers across the NFL. A lot of kickers weren't able to get on the field... Read More


Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 8

The regular season continues to advance at a relentless pace as we have now entered planning for Week 8. Some of you are ecstatic with the level of production that has been delivered by your running backs. But many of you have been contending with unwanted developments at this position including injuries, inconsistent usage, and... Read More


Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 8

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Week 8 Tight End Waiver Wire Picks and Streamers

A two-team bye week is a lot easier for fantasy football players to navigate than a four-team bye week. Fantasy owners are going to have to live without Dallas’ Jason Witten and Baltimore’s Mark Andrews in Week 8. If you have one of the those players as your starting tight end, the problem is that... Read More


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 8

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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups List

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Waiver Wire Express - Week 8 Lightning Round

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