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About Scott Engel - RotoBaller

20-plus year veteran of the Fantasy industry, inaugural member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association's Hall of Fame. Four-time FSWA award winner and nine-time finalist. Former Senior Writer and Managing Editor at CBS SportsLine, Fantasy Analyst and Editor at ESPN and Managing Director of RotoExperts. Longtime SiriusXM Fantasy morning drive host. Fantasy Writer and Contributor for Seahawks.com. Nationally syndicated writer and credentialed media member.

Scott Engel - RotoBaller has written 89 articles so far, you can find them below.


Fantasy Football Injury Exam Room: Leonard Fournette, Cooper Kupp, O.J. Howard

In our new weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive preseason look into major injuries and their Fantasy Football implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical and... Read More

17 hours ago

The King's Scott Fish Bowl Draft Review

For many years, professionals in the Fantasy Football industry attempted to create a Gold Standard of leagues, one that would be looked on as the premier experts competition in the country. For those who follow fantasy baseball, the annual Tout Wars drafts are considered the most prestigious experts' leagues in the business. Yet until recently,... Read More

4 days ago

Can Jeff McNeil Keep Surprising?

Jeff McNeil sat at his locker at Citi Field just before the All-Star break and contemplated the fact that not only was he going to represent the Mets in the 2019 All-Star Game, he was going to be on the National League roster with longtime friend Pete Alonso. “It means a lot,” McNeil said. “I’m really... Read More

1 week ago

Fantasy Football Injury Exam Room - Hard Truths on Todd Gurley and More

In our new weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive preseason look into major injuries and their Fantasy Football implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical and... Read More

1 week ago

Seattle's Best - Evaluating the Chris Carson/Rashaad Penny Duo

Last season, while covering a Seahawks home game on December 2 against the 49ers, I saw how Seattle’s running back situation was shaping up for the future. As the Seahawks won by 27 points, Chris Carson rushed for 69 yards and totaled 108 yards from scrimmage. Rashaad Penny rushed for 65 yards on just seven carries,... Read More

1 week ago


Early FFPC ADP Observations: Quarterbacks

As we announced in early June, RotoBaller is partnering with the FFPC to help bring their industry leading games to all of our loyal RotoBaller readers. We'll be discussing the FFPC's awesome selection of games, and strategy and advice for those games, here at RotoBaller, on Twitter, and on SiriusXM  throughout the Summer. Throughout the preseason, we... Read More

2 weeks ago

Who Is the No. 1 Overall Pick in Fantasy Football for 2019?

Let’s get this out of the way early, about two months before a lot of people even have their drafts. Even the most fair-weather fantasy football owner or someone who does not actually play the game may ask this question. If they hear you talking about fantasy football, they might simply ask you this if... Read More

3 weeks ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - Trevor Story, Mike Clevinger and More

In our continuing weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of... Read More

3 weeks ago

The King's Early FFPC ADP Observations

As we announced a couple weeks ago, RotoBaller is partnering with the FFPC to help bring their industry leading games to all of our loyal RotoBaller readers. We'll be discussing the FFPC's awesome selection of games, and strategy and advice for those games, here at RotoBaller, on Twitter, and on SiriusXM  throughout the Summer. Today we'll be... Read More

4 weeks ago

Toyota Save Mart 350 Race Day Notebook

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Here are some notable post qualifying updates for Sunday's race at Sonoma. We also include significant Loop Data stats. GPP and cash game recommendations are included Toyota Save Mart 350 Race Day Insights Kyle Larson is looking strong as the Toyota Save Mart 350... Read More

PREMIUM 4 weeks ago


The King's One-Man Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft

We are very used to seeing seasonal one-man mock drafts, which have now been around since the early part of the century. I cannot officially claim to have invented the exercise, but I do not recall anyone else of prominence in our industry issuing them at the time when I published my first one around... Read More

4 weeks ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - Noah Syndergaard, J.T. Realmuto and More

In our continuing weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of... Read More

4 weeks ago

Fantasy Football Burning Questions - AFC South

Our advance Fantasy Football divisional preseason series on hot topics concludes with a look at the AFC South. We cover a perceive RB controversy in Houston, receiving pictures in Indianapolis and Jacksonville, and a compelling possible star in Tennessee. These are important issues to consider prior to drafts, and ones that will be revisited often... Read More

1 month ago

Fantasy Football Burning Questions - AFC North

Our advance preseason divisional series on important Fantasy Football questions to tackle for the 2019 season continues with a look at hot topics in the AFC North. We've already covered the following divisions, which you can read about by clicking the links: AFC East, AFC West, NFC East, NFC South, NFC North, and NFC West. For today,... Read More

1 month ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - Yoan Moncada, Caleb Smith and More

In our weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical... Read More

1 month ago


Fantasy Football Burning Questions - AFC West

Our advance Fantasy Football divisional preview series of important questions to tackle continues in the AFC West. We focus on two RBs who seem to have something to prove, one who is established but raising annual questions, and a superstar WR in a new home. In all four instances, our AFC West subjects have to quiet... Read More

1 month ago

Fantasy Football Burning Questions - AFC East

Our advance preseason series with Burning Fantasy Football Questions for 2019 continues with a look at the AFC East. In this division, our hot topics include the passing games in New England and Miami, nearly the entire offense in Buffalo, and a superstar RB for the Jets. The Patriots are always at the top of... Read More

1 month ago

Firekeepers Casino 400 DFS Race Day Notebook

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Here are some notable post qualifying updates for Sunday's race at Michigan. We also include significant Loop Data stats for all drivers mentioned. GPP and cash game recommendations are included Firekeepers Casino 400 Race Day Insights Joey Logano is on the pole at Michigan... Read More

PREMIUM 1 month ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - deGrom, Gallo and More

In our weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical... Read More

1 month ago

Burning Fantasy Football Questions - NFC South

Our advance Divisional series on Burning Questions for the 2019 Fantasy Football season continues with issues that must be considered in the NFC South. The RB scenarios in Atlanta and Tampa Bay could be shifting, and the QBs in Carolina and New Orleans are not quite as highly regarded as they were in the past.... Read More

2 months ago


Fantasy Football Burning Questions - NFC North

Our advance Fantasy Football Divisional series on Burning Questions for the 2019 season continues with hot topics to tackle from the NFC North. The Packers still have the same signature player, but he is no longer the surefire No. 1 guy at his position. The Bears have an RB situation that must be cleared up... Read More

2 months ago

Pocono 400 DFS Post-Practice Update and Stat Notebook

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Here are some notable post Final Practice finishes for the Pocono 400 We also include significant Loop Data stats for all drivers mentioned. So far, this seems to headed to a Busch vs. Keselowski type of event. Pocono 400 Updates and Stat Insights Kurt... Read More

PREMIUM 2 months ago

Fantasy Football Burning Questions - NFC East

As the 2019 NFL season approaches, the minds of owners are filled with many questions that need to be answered. In our divisional series where we tackle one prominent fantasy issue from every team, we now move on to the NFC East. In this series, The King (Scott Engel) goes division-by-division to take an early... Read More

2 months ago

The King's Insider Report - Meet the Mets' Buy Low Candidates

Last week at Citi Field, a member of the press overheard me mentioning that I was assigned a story about who to “buy low” in fantasy baseball from the New York Mets roster. Since he was a colleague of the person I was speaking with, he easily jumped in and told me to advise that... Read More

2 months ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - Springer, Bryant, Weaver, Nelson and More

In our weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical... Read More

2 months ago


Burning Fantasy Football Questions for 2019 - NFC West

NFL Training Camps will begin to provide some answers for us but as the 2019 fantasy football season approaches, we have a lot of questions. In this series, The King (Scott Engel) goes division-by-division to take an early look at what issues must be solved for fantasy owners beginning in the preseason. We start in... Read More

2 months ago

DFS NASCAR Updated Stats and Outlooks: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Here are some key numbers and pre-race stats to consider before the Coca-Cola 600. This is notoriously known as the longest race of the year, so you will feel like you have truly earned your cash at the end. Last week’s All-Star race at... Read More

PREMIUM 2 months ago

Baker Mayfield Madness - Top-Five Fantasy QB Already???

There has been so much buzz about the Cleveland Browns being the breakthrough team of 2019 this offseason. That is understandable, as the team won five of its final seven games and showed a lot of promise after a poor first half of the 2018 season. Adding Odell Beckham Jr. has only fueled more strong... Read More

2 months ago

Scott Engel's Early Rankings and Analysis - Running Backs

I am proud to say that RotoBaller is the new home for my 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings. Thanks for finding me here, as I am entering my 23rd season of providing professional Fantasy Football rankings and analysis. Last season I played in 10 leagues, made the playoffs in seven, the Super Bowl in five and... Read More

2 months ago

The Fantasy Injury Exam Room - Javier Baez, Yasiel Puig and More

In our weekly feature in collaboration with Inside Injuries, we take a comprehensive look into major injuries and their Fantasy implications. The medical team at Inside Injuries breaks down each player’s outlook from physical perspectives. RotoBaller then provides in-depth fantasy recommendations based on the impact of every injury breakdown. It’s an unrivaled combination of medical... Read More

2 months ago


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