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About Kyle Richardson

Kyle has been playing fantasy sports for 15+ years. Even though he still partakes in the occasional redraft league, dynasty fantasy football has become a specialty. Kyle works full time in Higher Education as an Associate Director of Adult Learning, but dedicates his free time to analyzing and writing about fantasy football. Kyle holds a Bachelors in Business Administration with Sports Management Concentration and a Masters in Management from Indiana Tech. Growing up, Kyle played many sports, but focused on baseball and played 4 years collegiality. He is extremely active on Twitter and ready to help with trade or start/sit advice.

Kyle Richardson has written 231 articles so far, you can find them below.


Average Draft Position Losers - 2018 Season Review

We all have had that one draft, or maybe even two, that our team cannot come back from. We thought we nailed our draft but when we look back on our picks at the end of the season, we realize we could have done better. Let’s take a look back at 2018 ADPs and see... Read More

10 months ago

Average Draft Position Winners - 2018 Season Review

They say fantasy football championships aren’t won during your draft. For the most part, that is true, and I agree with it. However, finding gems on draft day can make your fantasy season easier while allowing you more flexibility during the season and working the waiver wire. Let’s take a look back at 2018 ADP... Read More

10 months ago

Scouting for the 2019 Fantasy Football Season Now

Even though 2018 is coming to a close, it’s never too early to start thinking about next season. Week 17 is the final impression we will have from some players and could help push recency bias towards a positive or negative thought process. The players we need to track this weekend could be a rookie... Read More

10 months ago

Kyle Richardson's Hits and Misses from 2018 - WR and TE

I've already delved into my QB and RB hits and misses from last year, so now it's time to talk about the pass-catchers. As a fantasy analyst, the most important thing I can do each season is to sit back and review my work. As much as I would like to be perfect with my predictions, I... Read More

10 months ago

Kyle Richardson's Hits and Misses from 2018 - QB and RB

As a fantasy analyst, the most important thing I can do each season is sit back and review my work. As much as I would like to be perfect with my predictions, I must admit I am not. I am going to miss a lot of calls, but I will also get a lot of... Read More

10 months ago


Week 17 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It’s the final week of the NFL regular season and for some of you, the fantasy season as well. If your league is crowning a champion this week and you look to be that owner, then you may need to see if one of these wide receivers present a better matchup then what you have... Read More

11 months ago

RB Touches and Efficiency Breakdown - Week 16 Preview

Welcome to Week 16 of the NFL and the final Running Back Touches and Efficiency Breakdown of the 2018 season. I decided to put this piece together a week after the season started and I am glad for that. What turned out to be a shot in the dark at some data I didn’t see... Read More

11 months ago

Week 16 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It is Week 16 of the NFL season and if you are still setting a fantasy football lineup this week, it means you are more than likely playing for a championship! If you are not, you should be because Week 17 fantasy football championships should be against the law. Either way, congrats if you are... Read More

11 months ago

Chris Conley (WR, KC) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It sounds like Tyreek Hill is dealing with a foot injury that could cause some issues the remainder of the season and the often injured Sammy Watkins continues to miss time. So as Kansas City prepares to face the Chargers in Week 15, is it possible... Read More

11 months ago

Week 15 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Hopefully you survived Week 14 of the football season, a week that was littered with the unexpected. Owners were still battling injuries, including unexpected ones like Odell Beckham Jr and when we ran to look for help, a majority of the players we leaned on where underwhelming at best. So, if your fantasy season is... Read More

11 months ago


RB Touches and Efficiency Breakdown - Week 14 Preview

Last week was all about those running backs who have done the most to boost their average draft position heading into 2019. What about those who have done the most to hurt themselves? Even though these running backs haven’t had a great 2018, we should consider buying low on them prior to next season for... Read More

11 months ago

Dante Pettis (WR, SF) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis is a player we urged all of you to pick up last week, but a must start against the Seattle Seahawks turned out to be an excellent call as well. After 129 yards on five... Read More

11 months ago

Antonio Callaway (WR, CLE) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Another six targets on Sunday turned into 84 yards on three catches and if Cleveland Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway could have held onto the football at the goal line, he would have had a touchdown as well. Callaway is still the deep... Read More

11 months ago

Zay Jones (WR, BUF) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: We profiled Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones after his Week 2 performance and we had some, well, let’s call them interesting reactions. Most of the fantasy football community has probably forgotten about Jones at this point and considering he plays for one... Read More

11 months ago

Week 14 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Alright, let switch things up this week. We are headed into Week 14 and for most fantasy football owners, your league is starting the playoffs. Since you are reading this I am going to assume you have either made the playoffs and need some more help or you just love fantasy football columns that combine... Read More

11 months ago


Michael Gallup (WR, DAL) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Is it a coincidence that the Dallas Cowboys have been playing better football since the Amari Cooper trade? Cooper has made everyone on the team better from Dak Prescott to Ezekiel Elliott and now wide receiver Michael Gallup. In the Cowboys big Week 13 win against the Saints, Gallup... Read More

11 months ago

DeVante Parker (WR, MIA) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: After a win against the Buffalo Bills, the Miami Dolphins continue to hang around in the AFC playoff picture. The Dolphins have had some issues on offense this season with injuries as they lost their starting quarter back for a stretch and now... Read More

11 months ago

RB Touches and Efficiency Breakdown - Week 13 Preview

The 2018 Fantasy Football Playoffs are almost here but it’s never too early for a sneak peek into 2019, right? There have been several running backs who have helped their draft stock heading into next season, so it’s time to look at guys that will see a significant rise in ADP from this year till... Read More

12 months ago

Week 13 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We have one more week till the playoffs are here! Well, for most leagues that is. If you need a win in Week 13 and will need to stream a wide receiver or even need someone with a good matchup during the playoffs, let’s look at some of the hot options heading into Week 13.... Read More

12 months ago

Dante Pettis (WR, SF) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Let’s welcome San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis with his first appearance in this article for the season. Marquise Goodwin missed Week 12 after a serious family emergency required him to make the trip back home.Since Pierre Garcon also missed the game while dealing with... Read More

12 months ago


Bruce Ellington (WR, DET) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Detroit Lions wide receiver Bruce Ellington is a guy for all of you PPR owners that could use a flex play during the end of season run. The Lions are not a very good football team despite some impressive wins on the... Read More

12 months ago

David Moore (WR, SEA) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The first time I mentioned Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore in the weekly waiver wire series, I had him listed as a touchdown-dependent grab if you were dealing with injuries or bye weeks. Moore showed me a receiver with a decent ceiling... Read More

12 months ago

Trey Quinn (WR, WSH) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Washington Redskins wide receiver Trey Quinn was listed as a dark horse candidate last week as well and will make the list again as another PPR play. Touchdown last week against the Cowboys turned an underwhelming performance into more, but he could very... Read More

12 months ago

Curtis Samuel (WR, CAR) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel is all over the field and rightly so. He is a playmaker, and we may finally see his role in this offense taking shape.  Samuel has four total touchdowns over his last four games and even though... Read More

12 months ago

Antonio Callaway (WR, CLE) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: I made a promise a few weeks back that I wouldn’t write about Cleveland Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway again this season, but I lied. It’s hard to keep that promise when I see my guy putting together great weeks, and as... Read More

12 months ago


Adam Humphries (WR, TB) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Adam Humphries has been a dark horse in this article, then progressed to in the running before falling out with the switch back to Ryan Fitzpatrick. Now we move him to the top tier as a front-runner because that... Read More

12 months ago

Tre'Quan Smith (WR, NO) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of Leagues ANALYSIS: I had this conversation on Twitter last week regarding New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith. It was mentioned that he doesn’t really have a role on the Saints and they don’t seem interested in working him into the game plan. If you... Read More

12 months ago

Trey Quinn (WR, WSH) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: I may or may have not done a little dance when I heard Washington Redskins wide receiver Trey Quinn was coming off IR and playing against the Texans. This is a guy I loved coming out of the draft and thought he would... Read More

12 months ago

Week 12 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Welcome to the all-rookie edition of the wide receiver waiver wire article. A rookie class that seemed to underwhelm prior to the draft has continued to look stronger as we get deeper into the season. This past week, we saw several rookie receivers produce for their teams. From the potential for huge upside to safe... Read More

12 months ago

RB Touches and Efficiency Breakdown - Week 11 Preview

One of the most difficult issues to navigate during this time of the year are running back committees. Each start decision is critical as we near the playoffs and need every victory. The last thing you want to do is start a guy who drops a dud in your lineup because he’s out touched by... Read More

12 months ago


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