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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller



Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2259 articles so far, you can find them below.


Marquez Valdes-Scantling Posts Quiet Outing

It was an underwhelming afternoon for Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, who reeled in just one reception for 18 yards during the team’s victory over the Cowboys. In prime position to see an increased workload in the absence of Davante Adams, Valdes-Scantling saw four targets, a season low. Even if Adams is forced... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mason Crosby Flawless In Victory

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby delivered his best fantasy outing of the year Sunday against Dallas, nailing both a 20-yard and 38-yard field goal. That marks three consecutive weeks of multiple made field goals for the 13-year veteran, who also notched four made extra points, his most since Week 13 of last season. As... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jimmy Graham Catches All Three Targets In Win

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham has found himself back in the good graces of the team’s offense and trended in that direction again during Sunday’s win over Dallas. He hauled in all three targets from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, finishing with 41 receiving yards. Graham’s next touchdown reception will surpass his mark from all... Read More

2 weeks ago

Geronimo Allison Hauls In Two Receptions

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison drew elevated levels of fantasy interest ahead of his matchup against the Dallas Cowboys due to the injury to Davante Adams, but despite Allison getting six targets from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, he finished with just two catches good for 28 yards. No Packers wideout found the end zone,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Packers Defense Notches Trio Of Interceptions, Sacks

The Green Bay Packers Defense was all over the stat sheet during Sunday’s win over the Dallas Cowboys. While the secondary yielded 463 passing yards to Dak Prescott, the group managed to sack Dallas’ signal caller on three occasions, as well as intercepting him thrice, as well. Despite the daunting matchup of facing elite running... Read More

2 weeks ago


Aaron Rodgers Posts Pedestrian Line In Victory

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers failed to toss a touchdown for the first time this season during his team’s win over the Cowboys. The last time that the Packers won a game in which Rodgers did not throw for a touchdown was Week 15 of the 2016 campaign. With favored target Davante Adams unavailable... Read More

2 weeks ago

Sammy Watkins Questionable To Return Due To Hamstring Injury

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins is questionable to take the field during the second half of Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts due to a hamstring ailment. Injuries limited him throughout the week and left his status up in the air before kickoff. Despite being ruled active, Watkins did not record a reception... Read More

2 weeks ago

Aaron Jones Delivers Dominating Four Touchdown Performance

It was a career day for Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones, whose arrival back in his home state of Texas saw him rip off 107 yards on the ground and 75 more through the air, culminating with a four-touchdown outing in the win over Dallas. With Green Bay’s receiving core hampered by a... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jimmy Graham Hauls In Touchdown On Nine-Target Night

Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham may not have had a flawless night during Thursday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, but he dialed back the clock somewhat by hauling in six receptions for 61 yards, including his second touchdown of the year. The nine targets that Graham saw from quarterback Aaron Rodgers are his... Read More

3 weeks ago

Davante Adams Racks Up 180 Receiving Yards, Injures Toe

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams continued his touchdown drought during Thursday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, but that far from precluded him from having an elite fantasy outing. Adams hauled in 10 receptions for a career-high 180 yards, completely in sync with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Unfortunately, Adams suffered a right toe injury, which... Read More

3 weeks ago


Aaron Jones Silenced On Ground, Still Posts Solid Performance

How pleased owners are with Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones likely depends upon the format in which he’s rostered. During Thursday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Jones was smothered as a rusher, carrying the ball 13 times for 21 yards with a high of seven yards. He was able to sneak into the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mason Crosby Returns To Perfect Form In Week 4

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby knocked through both field goals and all three extra points that he attempted during Thursday’s defeat against the Philadelphia Eagles. Crosby remains a solid kicking option due to the all-around explosiveness of the Green Bay offense. After making just one field goal through the first two weeks, Crosby has... Read More

3 weeks ago

Marquez Valdes-Scantling Hauls In Fewer Than Half His Targets

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has seen his performance fluctuate through the first quarter of the 2019 season. During Thursday’s defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, Valdes-Scantling was targeted seven times by Aaron Rodgers, but finished with just three receptions totaling 47 yards. Just a week removed from a near 100-yard game that also... Read More

3 weeks ago

Geronimo Allison Gets Back In Touchdown Column

It has been a quiet start to the 2019 season for Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison, but he put together an impressive performance during Thursday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, which included a dazzling over-the-middle catch and touchdown reception. In what was an enormous passing night for the Green Bay offense, Allison came... Read More

3 weeks ago

Aaron Rodgers Racks Up 422 Passing Yards In Defeat

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers slung the pigskin early and often during Thursday’s loss against the Philadelphia Eagles, finishing 34-for-53 through the air. After three consecutive weeks to open the season of sub-300-yard performances, Rodgers dialed up his first game north of 400 yards since Week 15 last year -- he compiled three such... Read More

3 weeks ago


Packers Defense Bombarded By Eagles Offensive Attack

The Green Bay Packers’ defense took its first big blow of the season during Thursday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. While the secondary limited quarterback Carson Wentz to just 160 passing yards through the air, Philly’s backfield combined for 176 yards on the ground. After yielding just 35 points combined over the first three weeks... Read More

3 weeks ago

Tre'Quan Smith Has Status Up In The Air For Week 3

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith may ultimately wind up suiting up Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, but he certainly isn’t trending in that direction after having been held out of practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury. Additionally, even if Smith is able to get on the field, he’ll be dealing with a... Read More

4 weeks ago

Teddy Bridgewater, Taysom Hill Make For Difficult Week 3 Options

New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater saw ample playing time during the team’s Week 2 loss to the Los Angeles Rams after he replaced the injured Drew Brees. Bridgewater finished 17-for-30, and while he did not commit a turnover, he was unable to lead New Orleans into the end zone. Despite that, Bridgewater appears in... Read More

4 weeks ago

Alvin Kamara Poised For Expanded Role In Week 3

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara is an explosive fantasy play on any weekend, but with the news that quarterback Drew Brees will be sidelined for at least the next month, Kamara figures to take on a bigger role in the Saints’ offense against Seattle. While head coach Sean Payton has oscillated on who... Read More

4 weeks ago

Avery Bradley To Ink Deal To Join Lakers

Shooting guard Avery Bradley is expected to sign a two-year, $9.7 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers upon his clearing of waivers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The Grizzlies waived Bradley earlier in the summer, paving the way for the former NBA All-Defensive First Team selection to join a revamped Lakers roster. The... Read More

3 months ago


Dylan Osetkowski Logs 16 Shot Attempts In 26 Minutes

Cleveland Cavaliers center Dylan Osetkowski was uber-aggressive on both sides of the floor during Tuesday’s Summer League loss to the Utah Jazz. In addition to his three steals, Osetkowski took a game-high 16 shots, making only four. He would go on to finish with 14 points and six rebounds, knocking down a pair of threes.... Read More

4 months ago

Naz Mitrou-Long Goes For 17 Points Against Former Squad

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Naz Mitrou-Long got his first taste of NBA action as a member of the Utah Jazz over the past two seasons, but went for 17 points against his former team Tuesday. With opportunities aplenty on the unproven Cavaliers roster, Mitrou-Long is eyeing a spot with his diverse offensive arsenal. He logged... Read More

4 months ago

Justin Wright-Foreman Drops 20 Points During Victory

Utah Jazz point guard Justin Wright-Foreman notched 20 points on 8-for-13 shooting during Tuesday’s Summer League win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Competition for the point guard slot on the Jazz roster has ramped up significantly with the addition of both Mike Conley and Emmanuel Mudiay, but Utah thought highly enough of Wright-Foreman to select him... Read More

4 months ago

Tony Bradley Delivers Another Enormous Showing

Utah Jazz center Tony Bradley has wasted little time making an impact during Summer League, having taken his game up a notch during Tuesday’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bradley had a double-double in Monday’s opener, but went for a robust 26 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday, finishing 9-for-13 from the field and 8-for-10 from... Read More

4 months ago

Eric Mika Notches Double-Double Off Bench

Sacramento Kings center Eric Mika shined in his extended showing during Tuesday’s Summer League loss to the Miami Heat, finishing with 13 points and 14 rebounds in his 26 minutes off the bench. Mika would tally eight fouls and shoot 1-for-5 from the free-throw stripe, but managed to collect six offensive rebounds against the team... Read More

4 months ago


Hollis Thompson Collects Team-High 18 Points

Sacramento Kings shooting guard/small forward Hollis Thompson racked up the fouls (eight) during Tuesday’s Summer League defeat to the Miami Heat, but he also finished as the team’s leading scorer with 18 points in 24 minutes on 7-for-12 shooting. The 28-year-old Thompson is attempting to find his way back onto an NBA court for the... Read More

4 months ago

Caleb Swanigan Departs Early Due To Injury

Sacramento Kings center Caleb Swanigan logged just two minutes of action during Tuesday’s Summer League loss to the Miami Heat before departing due to a quad contusion. Swanigan is attempting to make the Kings’ roster ahead of the 2019-20 campaign, having arrived last season in a deal with Portland. The former collegiate All-American has appeared... Read More

4 months ago

Duncan Robinson Fires Up 11 Three-Point Attempts

Miami Heat small forward Duncan Robinson is going to attempt to shoot his way onto an NBA roster in 2019-20. Unfortunately for Robinson, his shot wasn’t falling during Tuesday’s Summer League win over the Sacramento Kings, as he finished 2-for-11 from behind the arc. But he did finish with 10 points, six rebounds and six... Read More

4 months ago

Yante Maten Delivers Impressive 21-Point Outing

Miami Heat power forward Yante Maten put together a strong showing during Tuesday’s Summer League win over the Sacramento Kings, collecting 21 points and nine rebounds. Maten took advantage of his trips to the free-throw stripe, where he finished 11-for-13. The 22-year-old got his first taste of NBA action last season in a brief two-game... Read More

4 months ago

Kendrick Nunn Dazzles With 27-Point Showing

Miami Heat shooting guard Kendrick Nunn found his offensive rhythm during Tuesday’s Summer League victory over the Sacramento Kings, dropping 27 points, with 20 coming in the second half. Nunn was on the floor for 36 minutes, and shot 9-for-20 from the floor overall, including 4-for-8 from three. While he did commit six fouls, he... Read More

4 months ago


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