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About Billy Stonick - RotoBaller

Billy Stonick has over 20 years of fantasy baseball experience starting at the ripe old age of 11. Outside of the stats world, Billy tours sports stadiums and national parks throughout the country and is an adventure junkie.

Billy Stonick - RotoBaller has written 3463 articles so far, you can find them below.

Tyler Lockett Limited Due To Hip Injury

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett was limited in practice on Friday with a hip injury that just cropped up. It's unclear if the injury will impact his availability on Monday night, but for now, no one seems overly concerned. It's possible that the injury limitation is just a way of getting Lockett a little... Read More

2 weeks ago

Rashaad Penny Unlikely To See Many Carries

Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny was sent back to the doldrums last week when he was barely a blip on Seattle's radar, and it's unlikely he sees a big change this week. Penny has only topped eight carries once this season, and he's averaged 3.0 YPC in three of his five games this year.... Read More

2 weeks ago

Chris Carson Could Be Sneaky Good This Week

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson has pretty much been exactly what owners expected so far. He's averaging 4.4 YPC, slightly down from last season, but he's racking up nearly 85 yards per game, leaving him on pace to top 1,300 yards this season. He's also seen a bump in his receptions as Seattle has... Read More

2 weeks ago

Russell Wilson Faces Toughest Challenge Of 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is currently the front-runner for the MVP award, but he's about to face his hardest matchup of the season. Wilson will be facing the stingiest defense in the NFC on the road when he goes against San Francisco in Santa Clara on Monday night. Wilson has been nearly unstoppable this... Read More

2 weeks ago

Michael Badgley Perfect Against Oakland

Los Angeles Chargers kicker Michael Badgley did everything that was asked of him on Thursday night. The team just couldn't get him into range for one final kick. Badgley nailed his one field goal attempt and three extra points, but it all came down to the final minute when LA could have won the game... Read More

2 weeks ago

Melvin Ingram Records Two Sacks In Loss

Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram racked up two more sacks on Thursday night, but it wasn't enough to get the Chargers the win. The Chargers Defense didn't play a bad game, as 10 of the 26 points scored by the Raiders directly came from a pair of interceptions by Oakland. One was returned... Read More

2 weeks ago

Hunter Henry Sneaks In For A TD

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry didn't have a huge night on Thursday, but he did wind up in the end zone for a score in the second quarter. On third down from the two-yard line, Philip Rivers dropped back to pass while Henry leaked out through the secondary and somehow, no Raiders noticed... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mike Williams Makes One Big Catch

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams only had one big catch on Thursday night against the Raiders, hauling in a 45-yard bomb late in the third quarter. Unfortunately, besides that one grab where he was dragged to the ground immediately afterward, Williams was nearly silent. Williams was only targeted twice more, and he only... Read More

2 weeks ago

Keenan Allen Catches Eight Passes

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen got some chances, but he was still held scoreless on Thursday night. Allen snagged eight of 11 passes thrown his way and tallied 68 yards receiving, but he failed to find the end zone for the seventh straight week. Allen has struggled to break out since Week 3,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Austin Ekeler Scampers In For A Touchdown

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler has seen his usage drop like a rock since Melvin Gordon returned to the team, but he's still an incredibly talented player who can make things happen. On Thursday night, Ekeler was the man who brought LA back into the game when he darted into the end zone... Read More

2 weeks ago

Melvin Gordon Impresses In Loss

Coming into Thursday night's game in Oakland, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon had the biggest uphill battle. The Raiders secondary has been atrocious while their run defense has been acceptable, so the thought was that Gordon might be in for a test. Instead, he proved to be one of the only bright spots... Read More

2 weeks ago

Philip Rivers Plays Poorly In Loss

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers only completed 54.8% of his passes in the team's loss on Thursday night, his worst completion percentage of the season. Rivers also threw three interceptions and had a fourth one overturned because of an offsides penalty on the defense. The night culminated in a failed last-minute drive where Rivers... Read More

2 weeks ago

Michael Badgley Is An Attractive Option In Week 10

Los Angeles Chargers kicker Michael Badgley finally recovered from his groin issue last week and knocked down four of the five field goal chances he got in his very first game back. He should see plenty more work this week as LA picks up the Thursday night game in Oakland. With the Chargers offense firing... Read More

2 weeks ago

Hunter Henry Is One Of The League's Best

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is healthy and back to doing exactly what folks thought he could do. Henry has six or more catches and 80+ yards in three of his last four games, and he's a huge weapon anywhere on the field. Henry is fast enough to get big gainers in the... Read More

2 weeks ago

Keenan Allen Could Be Huge This Week

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen has been a ghost over the last six weeks, averaging just 42 yards per week with zero touchdowns, but that could change in Oaktown. After a monster start to the year, Allen has disappeared while facing five above average defenses in the last six games. This week, he'll... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mike Williams Is A Solid Start Against Oakland

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams is coming off one of the biggest games of his career, and he's got a prime matchup on Thursday night. Williams racked up 111 yards receiving last week, and he'll now be facing the one of the most generous secondaries in the league. Oakland has allowed more fantasy... Read More

2 weeks ago

Austin Ekeler Is A Risky Start

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler has more than proven that he can be a huge playmaker when the ball is in his hands, but with Melvin Gordon back to his full form and the bevy of offensive weapons that surround Ekeler, getting the ball into his hands will be the real challenge. Since... Read More

2 weeks ago

Melvin Gordon Is Back To Form

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon finally got his feet under him on Sunday as he ran for 80 yards on 20 carries, and he looks like he's back to his old self. Last week was the team's first game since offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt was fired, and it coincided with Gordon getting more... Read More

2 weeks ago

Philip Rivers Poised For Big Thursday Night

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers had a quiet game on Sunday where he connected on 75% of his passes but failed to throw a touchdown. That should change on Thursday night when he visits Oakland. The Raiders Defense has allowed the second-most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks in the entire league, and they've actually... Read More

2 weeks ago

Michael Badgley Goes 4-For-5 In Return

Los Angeles Chargers kicker Michael Badgley finally made his 2019 debut on Sunday after being sidelined all season with a groin injury. Badgley picked up right where he left off by drilling four of the five field goals he attempted. He also made both the extra points he was presented with, and he looked like... Read More

2 weeks ago

Joey Bosa Continues His Sack Party

Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa played a key role in the team's win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday as he racked up another sack and a half. Bosa's sacks came at key points in two different Green Bay drives, forcing a punt on one and a long third down that led... Read More

2 weeks ago

Keenan Allen Quiet Again

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was kept under cover once again on Sunday, ending the day with just three catches for 40 yards. It makes six straight games where Allen has failed to surpass 61 yards receiving, and he hasn't hauled in a touchdown since Week 3. Allen started the year as one... Read More

2 weeks ago

Hunter Henry Continues To Excel

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry was back at it again in Week 9 as he hauled in seven passes for 84 yards. That gives him 80+ yards in three of the four games since he returned to the lineup, and his 77.6 yards per game is the best of any tight end in... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mike Williams Clears The Century Mark

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams finished Sunday with 111 receiving yards, topping the 100-yard mark for the first time in his career. Williams helped himself to that goal by turning a three-yard dump-off pass into a 53-yard gainer as he outran his man even though he was stumbling for the first 10 yards,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Austin Ekeler Still Lives

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler got to show off a few of his moves this week. Ekeler got to carry the ball 12 times, the most carries he's had in over a month, and he racked up a flashy 70 yards with the opportunities. He even included a 16-yard run that featured him... Read More

2 weeks ago

Melvin Gordon Finally Looks Good In Win

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon logged 80 yards on 20 carries, and for the first time this season, he looked like his old self. Gordon made shifty cuts, powered through defenders, and even hurdled an incoming tackler to tack on a couple extra yards. Gordon also hauled in a pair of touchdowns including... Read More

2 weeks ago

Philip Rivers Quietly Guides Chargers To Victory

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers completed 75% of his passes for 294 yards on Sunday as the team outclassed the Green Bay Packers in all facets of the game. That said, Rivers was held without a single passing touchdown or interception, instead watching all the glory get spread out to his running backs, his... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jason Myers Nearly Costs Seattle A Win

Seattle Seahawks kicker Jason Myers nailed his first 2019 field goal from more than 50 yards last week, but then he completed blew it against Tampa Bay on Sunday, nearly costing the Seahawks the win. Myers missed a 47-yard try in the second quarter by pulling it left, and then he bonked an extra point... Read More

2 weeks ago

Bobby Wagner Headlines Struggling Defense

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is still in the upper echelon in tackles for this season, but that's not necessarily a good thing. The Seahawks Defense got lit up by the Bucs on Sunday as they hung 418 total yards and 34 points on Seattle. Wagner accounted for one of the defense's two sacks, but... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jacob Hollister Gets First Two Career TDs

Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister is in his third year in the league, and going into Sunday he had racked up a total of 132 receiving yards in his entire career. An undrafted free agent out of Wyoming who is on his second team, Hollister is exactly the kind of guy that gets tagged... Read More

2 weeks ago

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