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About Steve Janik - RotoBaller

25 - Big Baseball/Football Guy - There's not much that I don't find at least somewhat interesting.

Steve Janik - RotoBaller has written 835 articles so far, you can find them below.


Chris Boswell Should Get Plenty Of Looks In Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell booted a 19-yard field goal to mark the only points in the team's Week 1 loss to New England. However, a return back home to face the Seahawks should do the Steelers some good, including Boswell. At home over his career, Boswell has made 88% of his field goals, compared... Read More

1 day ago

Steelers Defense Hoping To Improve Communication

The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense got embarrassed by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Week 1, losing 33-3 and allowing 465 yards of offense. This week they return home to host the Seahawks. While cornerback Joe Haden (shoulder) is banged up, the team believes the on-field communication has some work to be done. They'll... Read More

1 day ago

Vance McDonald Has Solid Matchup Against Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald caught just two passes last week against the Patriots but things are looking better in Week 2 against the Seahawks. McDonald had high expectations coming into the season with the departure of receiver Antonio Brown and tight end Jesse James. The Seahawks allowed nine receptions for 93 yards to... Read More

1 day ago

Diontae Johnson Hoping To Gain Exposure In Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson is hoping the misfortunes of Week 1 will turn sides in Week 2 against the Seahawks. Johnson caught three of five targets for just 25 yards in the 2019 opener, but a touchdown that was headed his way was broken up in the end zone. The Toledo product... Read More

1 day ago

Ryan Switzer Not An Option In Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Ryan Switzer doesn't hold any fantasy weight heading into a Week 2 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. After catching all six targets for just 29 yards in the opener against New England, it had many questioning why the special teams ace was so involved in the offense. Earlier this season, Ben... Read More

1 day ago


James Washington Looking For Breakout Game

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington caught just two passes for 51 yards in Week 1 against the Patriots. The second-year pass catcher has never caught more than three passes or accrued more than 65 yards in a game. In Week 2 against Seattle, Washington will look to boom at home against the same defense... Read More

1 day ago

Top NFL Betting Expert Picks for Week 2 (9/15/19)

We're back for Week 2 of the NFL season. While Week 1 didn't go as well as hoped, there was a lot learned about how teams will operate this year. Week One Picks: 1-2 (33%) 2019-20 Picks: 1-2 (33%) We're here to dive into the numbers, teams, and picks setup for the NFL this week.... Read More

1 day ago

Donte Moncrief Ready To Prove Week 1 Was A Fluke

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Donte Moncrief led the team with 10 targets in the team's Week 1 loss to the Patriots. However, he only caught three of them for seven yards and dropped four others, including a third-quarter touchdown. Moncrief is encouraged that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger publicly expressed his confidence in the first-year Steeler. “That’s huge for... Read More

1 day ago

JuJu Smith-Schuster Should Get Peppered With Targets

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (toe) has a plus matchup in Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks. The USC product needed x-rays to make sure his toe was ok but everything came back negative so he's good to go on Sunday. He has a matchup with cornerback Shaquill Griffin on Sunday, which should allow... Read More

3 days ago

Jaylen Samuels Not An Option In Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Samuels rushed for just four yards with one catch for two yards on 22 offensive snaps in Week 1 against the Pats. Not only is the stat line brutal, but so is Samuels usage. We heard all preseason how the second-year back is going to have a multifaceted role in... Read More

3 days ago


James Conner Needs More Running Room In Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner gained 65 yards on 14 touches in Week 1's debacle of a loss to the Patriots. However, the play-calling and blocking up front didn't exactly put him in a position to succeed. In Week 2 against the Seahawks, Conner returns back home and gets another tough matchup. Seattle held... Read More

3 days ago

Ben Roethlisberger In Good Spot To Bounce Back

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger opens the home portion of the team's schedule with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Roethlisberger is fresh off of a Week 1 clunker against the Patriots where he went 27 of 47 for 276 yards and interception. However, it wasn't all his fault as the playcalling was questionable and Donte... Read More

3 days ago

Top College Football Betting Expert Picks for Week 3 (9/14/19)

The college football season is in full swing. While most teams spend the early weeks crossing off the cupcake games on their schedule, things are about to get hot-and-heavy with truly meaningful football.  Week Two Picks: 3-0 (100%) 2019-20 Picks: 7-1 (86%) We're here to dive into the numbers, teams, and picks setup for this... Read More

3 days ago

Mitch Moreland Collects Fifth Hit In Three Days

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland went 1-for-4 with a double and run batted in during Sunday's loss to the Yankees. Moreland hit his RBI-double in the fourth, which brings his RBI total on the year to 50. He's been up-and-down all season but has been better over the past month, and is hitting... Read More

6 days ago

Jackie Bradley Jr. Hits Two-Run Shot

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. had just one hit, a two-run home run, in Sunday's 10-5 loss to the Yankees. It was just his second hit in the month of September and his first home run since August 27. On the year, he's hitting .219 but is slugging .413 with 18 homers and... Read More

6 days ago


Mookie Betts Launches 27th Homer

Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts finished Sunday's game 2-for-4 with a solo home run, his 27th of the season. He has a real shot at breaking his season-high of 32 from just a season ago. In September, he's slashing .357/.419/.821 with four long balls and seven runs batted in. The 26-year-old is having... Read More

6 days ago

Rick Porcello Lit Up For Six Runs

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello surrendered six runs on seven hits over four innings, while striking out just one and walking none in Sunday's 10-5 loss to the Yankees. This marks back-to-back clunkers for the 30-year-old, who is now 12-12 with a 5.83 ERA on the year. He's a free agent after this... Read More

6 days ago

Chris Boswell Nets Steelers Only Points In Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell made his only field goal attempt, a 19-yarder in the third quarter of Sunday's 33-3 loss to the Patriots. It was the most anemic the Steelers' offense has looked in some time, so Boswell wasn't able to get going. Things could be difficult in Week 2 as well, as Pittsburgh... Read More

6 days ago

Steelers Defense Gets Devoured By Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense gave up 33 points and 465 yards of offense in their loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Tom Brady had his way with the Steelers, averaging almost 10 yards per attempt and constantly picking them apart across the middle of the field. Rookie linebacker Devin Bush had a noticeably... Read More

6 days ago

Vance McDonald Targeted Four Times

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald caught two of his four targets for 40 yards in Sunday's 33-3 loss to New England. The offense was abysmal all night and McDonald was almost absent in the game plan. However, the team utilized him in multiple ways, including lining him up out wide. This offense isn't as... Read More

6 days ago


Ryan Switzer Catches All Six Targets

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Ryan Switzer caught all six of his targets for a paltry 29 yards in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots. Earlier in the week, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger praised Switzer for his play-style, and in turn the signal caller looked his way often. However, not much happened once the ball was... Read More

6 days ago

James Washington Hauls In Two Passes Sunday

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington was targeted six times and caught two of them for 51 yards in Sunday's blowout loss to the Patriots. The second-year man pulled in a 45-yarder that would have went for a touchdown had he been able to keep running up the right sideline. After fellow receiver Donte Moncrief's... Read More

6 days ago

Donte Moncrief Leaves Hands Back In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Donte Moncrief caught three of his team-leading 10 targets for just seven yards in Sunday's 33-3 loss to the Patriots. The first-year Steeler dropped several passes in the game, including a would-be touchdown in the third quarter. It's encouraging to see him get peppered with looks by Ben Roethlisberger, but his... Read More

6 days ago

Jaylen Samuels Quiet Against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Samuels received just two carries for four yards, while catching one of two targets for two yards in Sunday's 33-3 loss to the Patriots. For as long as Pittsburgh was behind, it was surprising that Samuels didn't see more action in the passing game. The Steelers' offense couldn't get anything... Read More

7 days ago

James Conner Garners 14 Touches In Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner took 10 carries for 21 yards and four receptions for 44 yards in Sunday's loss to the Patriots. Conner got taken out of the game plan early as the Steelers couldn't move the ball at all. The most consistent workload the 24-year-old received all evening was just before halftime... Read More

7 days ago


Ben Roethlisberger Shoots A Blank Against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went 27 of 47 for 276 yards and an interception in Sunday night's 33-3 loss to the Patriots. The 37-year-old looked out of sync all evening, although his receivers did drop a few passes. Overall, the Steelers looked awful in their season opener, and Roethlisberger ultimately is the scapegoat. Things don't... Read More

7 days ago

Vance McDonald Might Struggle Against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald thrived as the team's starting tight end in 2018, catching 50 balls for 610 yards and four touchdowns. In Week 1 of 2019, McDonald gets a matchup against the New England Patriots Defense. The Pats ranked eighth last year in DVOA against the tight end position, and while they... Read More

1 week ago

Top NFL Betting Expert Picks for Week 1 (9/8/19)

The 2019 NFL season is finally upon us and this might be one of the most hyped up seasons in recent memory! Yes, we say that every year, but it's true! We're here to dive into the numbers, teams, and picks setup for the NFL this week. There is nothing quite like waking up on... Read More

1 week ago

Jaylen Samuels A Deeper PPR Flex Option In Week 1

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Samuels is set to be the primary backup to James Conner when they open the season against the New England Patriots Sunday night. The second-year back from NC State developed a solid pass-catching role with the Steelers last season in Conner's three-game absence. Against the Patriots, Samuels has a chance... Read More

1 week ago

James Washington Considered A GPP Dart Throw In Week 1

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington is slotted into the WR3 position on the team's depth chart. Washington was a preseason star, hauling in two touchdowns, both of which came from backup Mason Rudolph and not starter Ben Roethlisberger. As a rookie, Washington saw limited action, catching just 16 passes for 217 yards and a... Read More

1 week ago


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