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About Mike Schwarzenbach - RotoBaller



Mike Schwarzenbach - RotoBaller has written 739 articles so far, you can find them below.


Mike Soroka 2020 Outlook: Strikeouts Short of Excellence

Mike Soroka had been one of the Braves' top pitching prospects and burst onto the scene for Atlanta in 2019. The 22-year-old righty won 13 games with a 2.68 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting. As a prospect, Soroka was known for excellent control and extreme ground-ball tendencies... Read More

1 day ago

Rex Burkhead A Risky Option Saturday

New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead should be involved vs the Titans Saturday, but will be a risky play with Sony Michel and James White also expected to see touches. Burkhead has taken a backseat to Michel over the last three weeks getting out-touched 60-24 in those games despite averaging almost a full yard... Read More

2 weeks ago

James White Should Be Involved Saturday

New England Patriots running back James White isn't the lead back for his team, but he has been the most consistent producer for fantasy owners and should be involved plenty in Saturday's wild-card matchup with Tennessee. White only had double-digit carries once this season but has made at least three catches in 13 of 15... Read More

2 weeks ago

Sony Michel Should See Enough Work To Start

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel had a disappointing sophomore season for fantasy owners but will look to redeem himself in the playoffs starting on wild-card weekend against Tennessee. Michel only rushed for 912 yards this year on just 3.7 yards per carry but is trending upwards as the playoffs get underway. Michel out-touched... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jets Defense Finishes Strong In Buffalo

The New York Jets Defense had a strong showing Sunday in Buffalo, allowing just six points while forcing three turnovers and recording a sack. The Bills, locked into the five seed, were playing primarily backups in rainy conditions, creating a perfect storm for the Jets D to put up a strong fantasy game. Defensive coordinator... Read More

3 weeks ago


Sam Ficken Struggles In Buffalo

New York Jets kicker Sam Ficken made two field goals on four attempts and converted his lone extra point Sunday in Buffalo. Conditions were less-than-ideal for kicking on a cold Sunday in Buffalo, but Ficken did not do much this season to give fantasy managers confidence he can be trusted in 2020. He finishes the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Daniel Brown Makes Three Catches

New York Jets tight end Daniel Brown caught three of four targets for 32 yards in a win over the Bills Sunday. This was the most targets and catches Brown had in any game this season playing in place of the injured Chris Herndon (hamstring) and Ryan Griffin (ankle). Brown hasn't shown enough to be... Read More

3 weeks ago

Bilal Powell Gets Involved In Week 17

New York Jets running back Bilal Powell rushed seven times for 27 yards in a win vs the Bills Sunday. Powell worked as the clear backup to Le'Veon Bell all season but got more involved towards the end of the year as the Jets didn't want to overwork Bell. Powell, the longest-tenured Jet, will likely... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jamison Crowder Has Big Week 17

New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder caught eight of 10 targets for 66 yards and a touchdown in a win vs Buffalo Sunday. Crowder got open in the back of the end zone for a 1-yard TD catch on a perfectly executed run-pass option for the game's only touchdown. Crowder was one of the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Robby Anderson Held To Three Catches

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson made three catches for 18 yards in a win over the Bills Sunday. Anderson was targeted seven times, but could get nothing going in what may be his final game as a Jet. The pending free agent finished his fourth NFL season with 49 catches for 761 yards... Read More

3 weeks ago


Le'Veon Bell Disappointing Again In Finale

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell handled 16 carries for just 41 yards in a win over the Bills Sunday. Bell salvaged some fantasy production with 5 catches for 36 yards through the air, but continued to disappoint fantasy owners despite seeing over 20 touches for the 10th time this season. Bell's 2.6 yards... Read More

3 weeks ago

Sam Darnold Unimpressive In Finale

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold completed 23 of 36 passes for 199 yards with one touchdown and one interception in a win over the Bills Sunday. Darnold did what he had to do to secure a sloppy win in rainy conditions with Buffalo resting several starters, but did not inspire confidence he'll be a... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jets Defense In Play Versus Resting Bills

The New York Jets Defense has been good at times for fantasy this season and could be in a good spot again this Sunday in Buffalo. Bills coach Sean McDermott has already announced QB Josh Allen will start, but be replaced by backup Matt Barkley at some point in the contest. It is unclear which... Read More

3 weeks ago

Le'Veon Bell Looks To Finish Strong

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell has had a disappointing first season in New York but will look to finish strong vs the Bills on Sunday. Bell's 3.3 yards per carry is the lowest of his career and his rushing total is all but certain to be the lowest mark of his career, with... Read More

3 weeks ago

Sam Ficken Not Startable Sunday

New York Jets kicker Sam Ficken had a career day last week against Pittsburgh, drilling all three field-goal attempts, including a career-long 54-yarder. Despite the positive game, Ficken has been inconsistent most of the season, making just 74 percent of his field goals. Traditionally, Buffalo is not the easiest place to kick in December, and... Read More

3 weeks ago


Jamison Crowder Startable In Tough Matchup

New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder torched the Bills for 99 yards on 14 catches back in Week 1 and will look to do more of the same Sunday in Buffalo. Crowder has been up and down for fantasy, but has at least seven targets in four straight games and should be the go-to... Read More

3 weeks ago

Robby Anderson Startable Despite Tough Matchup

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson will look to make his case to possible suitors in free agency one last time with a tough Week 17 matchup in Buffalo. Tre'Davious White and the Bills held Anderson to just three catches on seven targets back in Week 1, but Anderson has been a much bigger... Read More

3 weeks ago

Sam Darnold Has Tough Test In Week 17

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has made strides in his sophomore season in limiting turnovers, but he is still lacking the big-play ability to make him a startable QB in fantasy. Darnold has thrown for more than 300 yards just once since Week 6 and has more than two passing touchdowns in a game... Read More

3 weeks ago

Ravens Defense Quiet Against Browns

The Baltimore Ravens Defense had a quiet day Sunday in a win vs the Browns. Baltimore allowed 15 points to Cleveland but only forced one turnover and didn't record a sack on the afternoon. The Ravens have been a good fantasy unit most of the season but will likely be resting starters next week in... Read More

4 weeks ago

Justin Tucker Perfect Again Sunday

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker made a 31-yard field goal and went 4-for-4 on extra-point attempts as the Ravens locked up home-field advantage with a win over the Browns. The longtime fantasy kicking star has been money again this season kicking for one of the best offenses in the NFL and should remain locked in... Read More

4 weeks ago


Marquise Brown Invisible Versus Browns

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown caught one of two targets for six scoreless yards in a win vs Cleveland Sunday. Brown had a chance to make an impact on this game as he was wide open for an easy score, but Jackson couldn't get him the ball and Brown was seldom heard from again.... Read More

4 weeks ago

Gus Edwards Rushes For 66 Yards In Relief

Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards rushed 12 times for 66 yards in a win over the Browns Sunday. Edwards added one catch for seven yards through the air. Edwards got more usage than expected with Mark Ingram (calf) leaving with an injury in the second half. This win wrapped up the top seed in... Read More

4 weeks ago

Justice Hill Scores First Career Touchdown

Baltimore Ravens running back Justice Hill rushed three times for 19 yards and his first career touchdown Sunday in Cleveland. Hill added 32 receiving yards on three receptions. Hill got more involved in the offense after Mark Ingram (calf) went down with an injury. Baltimore wrapped up home-field advantage with this win so expect Gus... Read More

4 weeks ago

Mark Andrews Catches Two Touchdowns

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews had a huge game Sunday, catching six of nine targets for 93 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Browns. It was his second multi-touchdown game of the season and the fourth time he's gained at least 90 yards. The nine targets were more than double anyone... Read More

4 weeks ago

Mark Ingram Has Calf Strain

Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram rushed for 55 yards and caught two passes for 36 yards and a touchdown before leaving with a calf injury Sunday. Ingram left the game with a non-contact injury, but seems to have avoided the worst. He is scheduled for an MRI Monday to gather more information. As of... Read More

4 weeks ago


Lamar Jackson Throws For Three Scores, Adds 100 Rushing Yards

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson got revenge over a Browns team that beat them in Week 4 and sealed up the top seed in the AFC playoffs. Jackson did it with his arm and legs again throwing for 238 yards and three touchdowns while adding 103 yards on the ground. It was the fifth time... Read More

4 weeks ago

Jets Defense Stymies Steelers

The New York Jets Defense played a strong game Sunday, holding the Steelers to 10 points in a game Pittsburgh had to have to keep control of their playoff lives. The Jets intercepted quarterback Devlin Hodges twice to force Mason Rudolph into the game, as Pittsburgh could get nothing going on offense with either QB. The... Read More

4 weeks ago

Sam Ficken Sets New Career Long

New York Jets kicker Sam Ficken went 3-for-3 on field-goal attempts, including a new career-long 54-yarder, in a win over the Steelers on Sunday. Ficken made his lone extra point to complete his perfect kicking day. It was a good afternoon for the career journeyman, but he won't be a recommended start in fantasy next... Read More

4 weeks ago

Trevon Wesco Makes One Catch

New York Jets tight end Trevon Wesco caught his only target for 32 yards Sunday afternoon vs Pittsburgh. Wesco made a big catch on third down and rumbled into the red zone to set up the Jets for an eventual Sam Ficken field goal, but was non-existent otherwise in the passing game. Wesco and Daniel... Read More

4 weeks ago

Vyncint Smith Makes Three Catches Sunday

New York Jets wide receiver Vyncint Smith caught three of four targets for 32 yards in a win over the Steelers Sunday. Smith was playing in three-WR sets with Demaryius Thomas (knee, ankle) inactive. The former Limestone College Saint has made some big plays downfield for New York this season, but doesn't see the targets... Read More

4 weeks ago


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