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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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Carlos Hyde Totals 98 Yards From Scrimmage For Atrocious 49ers Offense

Hyde carried the ball 20 times for 92 yards in the 26-6 loss to the Bears. In a game where it snowed heavily from start to finish, the 49ers relied on the ground game and dropped back to pass only 15 times in the game. The 49ers had only 149 yards of total offense and... Read More

3 years ago

Colin Kaepernick Absolutely Awful in 49ers 26-6 Loss to Bears

Kaepernick completed one out of five passes for four yards in the 26-6 loss on a snowy Sunday against Chicago. That was not a misprint. On a day when it snowed from kickoff to the final whistle, Kaepernick only completed one pass, a four yard completion to Vance McDonald with seven minutes left in the... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Bryant Hits 59 Yard Field Goal in Falcons Loss

Bryant connected on all three of his field goal attempts in the Falcons 29-28 loss to the Chiefs. Bryant connected twice from 22 yards and then boomed an impressive 59 harder just at the end of the half. The 41 year old is now 27 of 29 on the season and is 14 of 15... Read More

3 years ago

Taylor Gabriel Seeing Role Expand in Falcons Offense

Gabriel caught five passes for 44 yards in the Falcons 29-28 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday. It was a season high six targets for Gabriel as his role in the offense continues to grow. The Falcons were not able to stretch the field using Gabriel's speed but continue to show trust in the young... Read More

3 years ago

Julio Jones Racks up 113 Receiving Yards But Falcons Lose

Jones caught seven passes for 113 yards in the Falcons 29-28 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday. Jones has been fighting some nagging injuries but that still didn't stop him from being the best offensive player on the field Sunday in Atlanta. Jones leads the NFL with 1,253 receiving yards and the Falcons have some... Read More

3 years ago


Tevin Coleman Tallies 49 Yards in Backup Role For Falcons

Coleman rushed 12 times for 49 in the Falcons 29-28 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday. Even though Devonta Freeman is the de facto starter, Coleman still saw plenty of snaps. The issue is he doesn't look fully healed from his hamstring injury and simply isn't the same player from the first month of the... Read More

3 years ago

Devonta Freeman Scores Two Touchdowns in Falcons Loss

Freeman tallied 105 all purpose yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons 29-28 loss to the Chiefs. Freeman was the engine on offense for the Falcons, collecting first downs and effectively executing in the red zone. The Falcons still incorporate Tevin Coleman into their offensive game plans but Freeman is the unquestioned number one at... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Ryan's Mistakes Costly in Loss to Chiefs

Ryan completed 22 of 34 passes for 297 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Falcons crushing 29-28 loss to the Chiefs. Ryan technically threw two interceptions and the second was a game changer. After the Falcons took the lead 28-27, they decided to go for the two point conversion. On that play Eric... Read More

3 years ago

Justin Tucker's 'MVP' Campaign Continues Against Miami

Tucker is a perfect 27 of 27 on field goal attempts this year. He also is 15 of 15 from extra points, leading to a lot of half kidding sports radio chatter that Tucker should be involved in the MVP conversation. While a kicker winning the MVP is a bit of a reach, Tucker has... Read More

3 years ago

Kenneth Dixon's Snap Count Continues to Rise in Ravens Backfield

Dixon tallied 79 yards from scrimmage last week, collecting 13 carries for 48 yards and four receptions for 31 yards. It was a season high in touches for the young running back and quickly is overtaking Terrence West as the go-to running back. This week the Ravens play a Dolphins run defense that has allowed... Read More

3 years ago


Expect Terrence West to Lose Touches to Kenneth Dixon Against Dolphins

On the season West has 600 rushing yards and four touchdowns for the first place Ravens. There are two factors that will depress West's fantasy value this weekend. The first is a stingy Dolphins run defense that has allowed only four rushing touchdowns to running backs this season. The other is the emergence of Kenneth... Read More

3 years ago

Joe Flacco Not a Strong Fantasy Play Against Dolphins

Flacco and the first place Ravens take on the Dolphins in Baltimore this weekend. The Dolphins defense is tied for fifth in interceptions (10). Flacco has thrown 10 interceptions on the season and has his lowest quarterback rating since 2013. The Ravens recipe for success will be the same blueprint they've deployed all season: lean... Read More

3 years ago

Shaun Draughn Getting More Touches During Kaepernick Hot Streak

Draughn has compiled 223 all purpose yards in limited action for the 49ers this season. He has scored three total touchdowns and last week caught six passes for 49 yards. As Colin Kaepernick continues to improve and spread the ball around the more opportunities players like Draughn will have in the 49ers offense. This week... Read More

3 years ago

Can Torrey Smith Become a Fantasy Factor Down the Stretch?

Smith has 20 receptions, 267 yards and three touchdowns on the season for the 49ers. Smith scored a touchdown last week but is averaging a paltry 26.7 receiving yards a game. The only glimmer of optimism is the hot streak Colin Kaepernick is on and the opponent the 49ers play in Week 13. The Bears... Read More

3 years ago

Vance McDonald Becoming Fantasy Viable in 49ers Offense

McDonald enters Week 13 as the 49ers leader with four touchdown catches. He is on a hot streak right now, compiling 14 receptions for 240 yards and two touchdowns in his last four games. He has six catches of 20 yards or more and now is averaging 42.4 receiving yards per game. McDonald will have... Read More

3 years ago


Jeremy Kerley Hard to Trust Heading Into Fantasy Playoffs

Kerley leads the 49ers with 42 receptions and 448 receiving yards. He has five catches of 20 yards or more and has caught three touchdowns. So what's the problem? As Colin Kaepernick continues to improve, Kerley numbers keep getting smaller. In the last six games, Kerley only has 16 receptions for 144 yards. The 49ers... Read More

3 years ago

Carlos Hyde Could Find End Zone Against Injury Depleted Bears in Week 13

Hyde has totaled 714 yards from scrimmage on the season and has scored seven total touchdowns for the 1-10 49ers. He goes up against a Bears defense this weekend that has been destroyed by injuries. On the season the Bears have been tough at stopping the run but in the last four weeks they have... Read More

3 years ago

Colin Kaepernick is On Fantasy Fire Right Now

Kaepernick comes into the Week 13 action as one of the hottest fantasy quarterbacks in football. In the last four weeks, he has scored the second most fantasy points among quarterbacks. In six games played, he now has 1,813 all purpose yards and 11 total touchdowns. His completion percentage will never be something that will... Read More

3 years ago

Phillip Dorsett Looks to Go Deep This Weekend Against Jets

Dorsett is tied for third on the Colts with 24 receptions and 395 receiving yards this season. As the Colts main deep threat, he has been targeted 45 times and is averaging 16.5 yards per catch. Dorsett's fantasy value improves this weekend with the return of quarterback Andrew Luck but his lack of targets should... Read More

3 years ago

Dwayne Allen Has Little Fantasy Value in Week 13

Allen is tied for third on the team with 24 receptions on the season. He has 256 receiving yards and has caught two touchdowns. Allen plays a Jets defense that has been tough on allowing check down plays and throws to the tight end. They have allowed only three receiving touchdowns to opposing tight ends... Read More

3 years ago


Adam Vinateri Looks to Get Back on Track Sunday Against Jets

Vinateri is 20 for 22 on field goals and 28 for 28 in extra points for the Colts this season. The past two weeks have been disappointing for Vinateri, who has missed two of his last three field goal attempts. The Colts will play a Jets defense that has allowed 21 field goals to opposing... Read More

3 years ago

Jack Doyle Has Tough Matchup Against Jets

Doyle is second on the Colts with 39 receptions and 411 yards. He has four touchdown catches on the season and has been a pleasant surprise in the land of fantasy this season. His success is dependent on the health of Andrew Luck and all signs point to Luck playing this weekend against the Jets.... Read More

3 years ago

T.Y. Hilton Does Not Practice on Monday With Back Injury

Hilton did not practice on Monday, according to NFL.com. Although coach Chuck Pagano expressed optimism about Hilton playing this weekend against the Jets, his situation will need to be monitored all week. The Colts will need Hilton on the field in a must win game. Hilton on the season has 60 receptions for 942 yards,... Read More

3 years ago

Donte Moncrief Looks to Extend Touchdown Streak to Five in Week 13

Moncrief heads into the weekend matchup against the Jets on a four game touchdown streak and now has five touchdown in six games played this year. He only has 24 receptions but he has made the most of it in the red zone. With T.Y. Hilton banged up and the Colts in must win mode,... Read More

3 years ago

Frank Gore Takes His Seven Total Touchdowns to New Jersey This Weekend

Gore comes into the Week 13 action with 874 all purpose yards and seven total touchdowns on the season. He has three receiving touchdowns on the season and plays a Jets defense that is tied for third in allowing the most passing touchdowns to running backs. Gore may be averaging only 3.8 yards per carry... Read More

3 years ago


Andrew Luck On Course to Return Against Jets in Must Win Game

Chances of Luck taking the field for Week 13 are improving by the day. The Colts head to New Jersey to take on a Jets team that is on the verge of being eliminated from the playoff picture. Luck's career numbers against the Jets are not pretty; five interceptions to only one touchdown. But this... Read More

3 years ago

Vance McDonald Keeps Making Plays for 49ers Offense

McDonald caught four passes for 60 yards in the 49ers 31-24 loss to the Dolphins. McDonald's chemistry with Colin Kaepernick continues to pay off, leading the team with eight targets in the game. McDonald also produced another big play, a catch and run of 35 yards. McDonald has now caught three or more passes for... Read More

3 years ago

Jeremy Kerley Doesn't Benefit From Colin Kaepernick's Big Fantasy Day

Kerley caught two passes for 24 yards in the 49ers loss to the Dolphins. Kerley was targeted four times in a game where Colin Kaepernick completed passes to nine different receivers. As the fantasy playoffs are upon us, its pretty clear that trusting any of the 49ers receivers would be unwise. If Kerley is on... Read More

3 years ago

Garett Celek Catches Four Yard Touchdown Pass

Celek caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown in the 49ers 31-24 loss to the Dolphins. Celek caught a four yard pass from Colin Kaepernick for the score. It was his first touchdown of the season and now has 275 receiving yards on the season. Kaepernick spread the ball around to nine different... Read More

3 years ago

Quinton Patton Catches Only One Pass in 49ers Loss

Patton caught only one pass for 12 yards in the 49ers 31-24 loss to the Dolphins. Patton took a back seat in targets to long forgotten receivers Rod Streater and Torrey Smith and couldn't take advantage of Colin Kaepernick's best game of the season. The revolving door of receivers for the 49ers should discourage anyone... Read More

3 years ago


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