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About Joey C - RotoBaller

Joey Christopoulos runs his own fantasy football web series Tuddy Guys (youtube.com/tuddyguys). The Chicago-born comedian currently lives in Los Angeles and works in commercials as an actor. Joey has been performing sketch comedy in The Cool Table for the past 12 years. He has a BFA in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College Chicago and is a die hard Chicago sports fan. His credits also include writing/directing three full length sports comedy plays about the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears.

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Steve Smith Needs to Step Up For Ravens Against Steelers

Steve Smith has 60 receptions for 686 yards and four touchdowns for the Ravens this season. He has caught three touchdowns in his last six games and has eclipsed 50 receiving yards or more in seven games. Smith will go up against a tough Steelers defense that has allowed the third fewest fantasy points to... Read More

3 years ago

Dennis Pitta Has Tough Matchup Against Steelers

Dennis Pitta on the season has 565 yards, two touchdowns and leads the Ravens with 67 receptions. This week the Ravens play a Steelers defense that has allowed only two 10-plus fantasy point games to opposing tight ends this season. Pitta has caught three passes or more in 12 games this season and provides some... Read More

3 years ago

Mike Wallace Inches Closer to 1,000 Yards in 2016

Mike Wallace has 64 receptions for 863 yards and four touchdowns for the Ravens. He now has nine receptions of 20 yards or more this season and has eclipsed 50 yards receiving or more in 11 games this season. Wallace will have two games to reach 1,000 yards receiving for the first time since 2011... Read More

3 years ago

Breshad Perriman Should Remain On Waiver Wire in Week 16

Breshad Perriman has 26 receptions for 405 yards and three touchdowns for the Ravens this season. Perriman didn't catch a pass last week, saw only one target against the Eagles and has been a forgotten man at times in the Ravens passing game. He has had a knack for making a few big plays at... Read More

3 years ago

Kenneth Dixon Has 394 Total Yards In Last Six Games

Kenneth Dixon has totaled 394 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns in his last six games. Since making his return from a knee injury, Dixon's presence in the Ravens offense has increased each week. It's to the point where Dixon handles the running duties for entire drives during the course of games and is slowly... Read More

3 years ago


Terrance West's Value Dips In Crowded Backfield

Terrance West has rushed for 729 yards and six total touchdowns this season for the Ravens. He began the season as the lead running back in the Ravens offense but has lost snaps in recent weeks to Kenneth Dixon. He has scored three touchdowns in his last five games and faces a Steelers defense that... Read More

3 years ago

Joe Flacco Lacks Fantasy Appeal Against Steelers

Joe Flacco on the season has passed for 3,788 yards, 19 touchdowns and 13 interceptions for the Ravens. It has been an underwhelming year for the Ravens offense who have struggled running the ball, converting third downs and have seen a change at offensive coordinator. Flacco still can complete a deep pass from time to... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Bryant A Strong Play in Fantasy Against Panthers

Matt Bryant has made 29 of 31 field goals this season for the Falcons. He has made 12 field goals from 40 yards or more and will face a Panthers defense that has allowed the eighth most fantasy points to opposing kickers. Playing on an all-time explosive offense like the Falcons, Bryant is a solid... Read More

3 years ago

Taylor Gabriel Listed As Questionable for Week 16

Taylor Gabriel was limited in practice on Wednesday with a shoulder injury, per ESPN.com. Expect him to be listed as questionable heading into this weekend's matchup with the Panthers. Gabriel has excelled as of late with 24 receptions, 457 yards and six touchdowns in his last seven games. The Falcons take on a Panthers defense... Read More

3 years ago

Julio Jones Expected to Play Saturday

Julio Jones is expected to play Saturday against Carolina, per ESPN.com. Jones had missed the previous two games with a toe injury. The timing of Jones' return is excellent, as the Falcons take on a Carolina defense that has allowed the sixth most fantasy points to receivers. In Week 4 earlier this year, Jones absolutely... Read More

3 years ago


Devonta Freeman Has RB1 Status This Week Against Carolina

Devonta Freeman has totaled 1,276 yards from scrimmage and 12 total touchdowns this season. He has six games of 100 total yards or more and has also caught 41 passes from the backfield. Even with the success of backup Tevin Coleman, it's the second straight excellent season for Freeman. This week the Falcons take on... Read More

3 years ago

Tevin Coleman Has Touchdowns in Three Of Last Four Games

Tevin Coleman has racked up 747 yards from scrimmage and nine total touchdowns in 11 games for the Falcons this season. Coleman has scored three touchdowns in his last four games serving as the tandem running back in the Falcons backfield. This week the Falcons take on a Panthers defense that has allowed only four... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Ryan Should Dominate in Week 16

Matt Ryan this season has thrown for 4,336 yards, 32 touchdowns and seven interceptions for the Falcons. It's been an MVP-caliber season for Ryan, who has 11 games of 250 passing yards or more and 10 multiple-touchdown games. Ryan will take on the division-rival Panthers this week, a team he torched for 503 yards and... Read More

3 years ago

Quinton Patton (Broken Foot) Placed On Injured Reserve

Quinton Patton was placed on injured reserve by the 49ers on Wednesday, per ESPN.com. Patton underwent surgery for a broken foot and will miss the rest of the season. Patton at times served as the No. 2 receiver in the anemic 49ers offense and showed flashes of production this season. On the year, Patton caught... Read More

3 years ago

Phil Dawson's Recent Struggles Should Keep Him Out Of Lineups

Phil Dawson has made 18 of 21 field goals this season. He did not attempt a field goal last week in the blowout loss to the Falcons, and he missed one of his two extra-point attempts in the game. It's been a tough few weeks for Dawson, as he has missed a few field goal... Read More

3 years ago


Garrett Celek Has Little Fantasy Value In Tough Matchup

Garrett Celek has 24 receptions for 302 yards and two touchdowns for the 49ers this season. Celek has caught both of his touchdowns in the last four games and will enter the game as the 49ers' lead tight end with Vance McDonald injured. He will go up against a Rams defense that has allowed the... Read More

3 years ago

Jeremy Kerley No More Than A WR4 Despite Juicy Matchup

Jeremy Kerley has 53 receptions for 544 yards and three touchdowns for the 49ers this season. He leads the team with 99 targets and has seven games where he has seen seven targets or more. He easily has been the 49ers' most consistent presence as a receiver despite disappearing from entire games at times. Kerley... Read More

3 years ago

Vance McDonald Signs Extension; Heads to Injured Reserve

Vance McDonald will finish the season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, per the San Francisco Chronicle. McDonald's season ends with 24 receptions, 391 yards and four touchdowns. He recently signed a five-year extension worth $35 million and should play a bigger role in the 49ers' offense in the future. His knack for making... Read More

3 years ago

Carlos Hyde Is The 49ers' Best Offensive Weapon

Carlos Hyde has had a strong offensive season, rushing for 950 yards and eight total touchdowns. He has averaged 4.7 yards per carry and has 24 receptions for 139 yards. This week Hyde plays a Rams defense that has been vulnerable to running backs in the back half of the season. Since Week 10, the... Read More

3 years ago

Colin Kaepernick Looks For First Win

Colin Kaepernick on the season has 2,197 yards from scrimmage and has scored 14 total touchdowns in nine starts. The 49ers are winless in all of his starts this season, and Kaepernick has completed only 55.5% of his passes. The soon-to-be free agent will play a Rams defense that has basically given up all hope... Read More

3 years ago


Phillip Dorsett's Playing Time Dependent on Donte Moncrief's Health

Phillip Dorsett last week caught one pass for 50 yards and a touchdown for the Colts. The Colts travel to Oakland this weekend to play a Raiders defense that has allowed 10 or more fantasy points to an opposing wide receiver in four of the last six games. Dorsett's value will rise if Donte Moncrief... Read More

3 years ago

Jack Doyle Rises to TE2 Status Against Raiders

Jack Doyle on the season has 52 receptions, 528 yards and four touchdowns for the Colts. Doyle has not caught a touchdown in the last seven games but has put up an active, if unspectacular output the past month. He will play a Raiders defense that has  allowed 138 yards to opposing tight ends in... Read More

3 years ago

Adam Vinatieri Is A Solid Fantasy Play Against Oakland

Adam Vinatieri on the season has made 25 of 28 field goal attempts for the Colts this season. The future Hall of Fame kicker has missed three of his last nine attempts after hitting his first 19 attempts. The Colts travel to the West Coast and conditions should be promising enough for Vinatieri to have... Read More

3 years ago

Donte Moncrief Returns to Practice For Colts

Donte Moncrief returned to practice for the Colts on Wednesday, according to Colts.com. He participated in a limited fashion and will be listed as questionable heading into the game against Oakland this weekend. Moncrief has been a touchdown machine when healthy but his lack of receiving yards should have fantasy owners looking for better options... Read More

3 years ago

T.Y. Hilton In Line For A Fantasy Rebound Week

T.Y. Hilton comes into the weekend's slate of games with 81 receptions, 1,248 yards and six touchdowns. It was a tough week for Hilton's fantasy owners last week after Hilton began the game with two quick catches for 43 yards and then hauled in only one more pass the rest of the day. Hilton and... Read More

3 years ago


Frank Gore's Value is Touchdown-Dependent This Weekend

Frank Gore and the Colts travel to Oakland this holiday weekend and will face an improving Raiders defense. Since Week 6, the Raiders defense has allowed only three running backs to run for more than 100 yards. Gore has eight total touchdowns on the season and has 1,042 yards from scrimmage on the season. Gore... Read More

3 years ago

Andrew Luck is a Must-Play Against Oakland in Week 16

Andrew Luck on the season has thrown for 3,631 yards, 27 touchdowns and 10 interceptions on the season. He has thrown for two or more touchdowns in a game nine times this season and has thrown for 250 yards or more in 10 games. This holiday weekend the Colts travel to Oakland to play a... Read More

3 years ago

T.Y. Hilton Has Hot Start, Ice-Cold Finish to Colts' 34-6 Win Over Vikings

T.Y. Hilton caught three passes for 45 yards in the Colts' victory on Sunday. Hilton caught two passes early for 43 yards, and fantasy owners must have been licking their chops about another monster performance. After that, however, Hilton's production disappeared. The Colts were up 27-0 by halftime and the need to stretch the field... Read More

3 years ago

Frank Gore Gains 115 Yards From Scrimmage Against Colts

Frank Gore carried the ball 23 times for 101 yards in the Colts' blowout win over the Vikings on Sunday. Once the game became out of reach, the Colts cruised to victory by feeding Gore the rock. Gore also caught four passes for 14 yards in the game. It could have been a bigger fantasy... Read More

3 years ago

Robert Turbin? Yes, Robert Turbin Scores Two Touchdowns For Colts in Victory

Robert Turbin racked up 54 total yards and two touchdowns in the Colts' 34-6 victory Sunday. It was a career type game for Turbin, and he was the go-to running back in the red zone for the Colts. This must have drove Frank Gore owners crazy, and Turbin made the most of his chances. Turbin... Read More

3 years ago


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