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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.

Joey C - RotoBaller has written 4838 articles so far, you can find them below.


Marvin Hall Out To Impress Against Giants

Chicago Bears wide receiver Marvin Hall should see plenty of playing time in the team's second preseason game against the Giants. The starters had a full-length practice the other day and none are expected to play. This opens the door for players like Hall, who now have a shot to ascend up the pecking order... Read More

2 months ago

Adam Shaheen Not Likely To Play Friday

Chicago Bears tight end Adam Shaheen is not expected to play in the team's second exhibition game against the Giants on Friday. Shaheen has been dealing with a back injury since the beginning of camp and has been slow to work his way back. Even if he is currently healthy, the Bears will not risk... Read More

2 months ago

Riley Ridley Hopes To Shine Against Giants

Chicago Bears wide receiver Riley Ridley is expected to make his Bears debut Friday against the Giants in their second preseason game. The rookie out of Georgia has been sidelined in training camp with a hamstring injury but is expected to suit up for the first time. Out of college, Ridley has been lauded for... Read More

2 months ago

Cordarrelle Patterson Can Be Dangerous In Bears Offense

Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is in line for a versatile role in coach Matt Nagy's creative offense heading into this season. Patterson could be in line to see some snaps in the team's second preseason game against the Giants on Friday. But don't expect the Bears to show off all of their tricks... Read More

2 months ago

Taylor Gabriel May Not Play In Second Preseason Game

Chicago Bears wide receiver Taylor Gabriel could be one of many veterans to not see the field in the Bears second preseason game against the Giants. This would be par for the course for Bear coach Matt Nagy, who barely played his starters in last seasons exhibition games. Gabriel created some solid chemistry in his... Read More

2 months ago


Mike Davis Could See Work Against Giants

Chicago Bears running back Mike Davis could see a few more carries than the three he racked up last week when the team takes on the Giants Friday. It still is only the second preseason game and Davis was signed in the offseason to make an impact immediately. Davis will be battling for touches in... Read More

2 months ago

Bears Defense Won't Feature Starters Against Giants

Fantasy owners should not expect to see Khalil Mack and Co. when the Bears take on the Giants in the second preseason game. All indications are pointing towards Mack, Akiem Hicks, Eddie Jackson and most of the starters not playing on Friday. Second-year linebacker Roquan Smith saw some action in the first preseason game, but... Read More

2 months ago

Dontrelle Inman Making Plays During Joint Practice

New England Patriots wide receiver Dontrelle Inman was active in the passing game during the team's joint practice with the Titans. With injuries to Julian Edelman, Demaryius Thomas and, more recently, N'Keal Harry has opened the door for Inman to make strides towards making the final roster. Teammate Phillip Dorsett also failed to finish the... Read More

2 months ago

Damien Harris Dealing With Wrist Injury

New England Patriots running back Damien Harris certainly wants to make an impression as a rookie. But the third-round pick has struggled to make an impression in camp thus far, with reports that Rex Burkhead, James White and Brandon Bolden have gotten most of the practice reps. Now reports indicate that Harris is dealing with... Read More

2 months ago

N'Keal Harry Returns To Practice

New England Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry returned to practice Wednesday in a limited capacity. Harry (ankle, hamstring) has been held out the past few days and did not take part in 11-on-11 drills against the Titans in a joint practice. The rookie made a solid first impression in the first preseason game, racking up... Read More

2 months ago


Julian Edelman Providing Guidance From Sidelines

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is doing everything he can to help the team from the sidelines as he recovers from a broken thumb. Edelman's return date is up in the air at this time but is trying to bring something to the table for the team for the time being. The veteran... Read More

2 months ago

Phillip Dorsett Exits Practice

New England Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett exited Wednesday's joint practice against the Titans. Dorsett went up to catch a pass but landed hard on the ground and finished the day in street clothes on the sidelines. Injuries have decimated the Patriots wide receivers room thus far in camp and Dorsett had served as a... Read More

2 months ago

Tom Brady Shreds Titans In Joint Practice

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady looked very sharp against the Titans in a joint practice on Wednesday. All reports indicate the 42-year-old looked like his vintage self, accurately spreading the ball around all over the field. The Patriots offense is currently in a state of flux with important injuries to several key positions. But... Read More

2 months ago

Trey Burton Still Not At Full Speed

Chicago Bears tight end Trey Burton is close to returning to practice but is still not at full speed. Burton is still recovering from sports hernia surgery and is ramping up his workouts. The talented tight end returned to practice but was unhappy with where his body strength was so the Bears have held him... Read More

2 months ago

Anthony Miller Dealing With Ankle Issue

Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller is still dealing with an ankle issue and will not play Friday against the Giants in Week 2 of the preseason. Miller landed awkwardly during a drill in practice but was able to walk off the field under his own power. The second-year receiver immediately sent out a tweet... Read More

2 months ago


Tarik Cohen Quietly Going About His Business

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen is not expected to play Friday when the team takes on the Giants in their second preseason game. The dynamic play-maker is not expected to see the field until the season opener September 5 and has flown under the radar thus far in camp. Cohen is hard to handicap... Read More

2 months ago

David Montgomery Could See Snaps Friday

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery could see more snaps Friday against the Giants in the Bears second preseason game. Montgomery flashed what makes him so tantalizing as a fantasy prospect, totaling 46 yards from scrimmage with a touchdown in limited playing time in the Bears first preseason game. Coach Matt Nagy is building a... Read More

2 months ago

Allen Robinson Looking Strong In Camp

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is not expected to suit up when the Bears take on the Giants Friday in their second preseason game. The Bears are expected to keep all of their starters in bubble-wrap until their September 5 season opener against the Packers. Robinson is enjoying a strong camp and is fully... Read More

2 months ago

Mitch Trubisky Taking Chances In Practice

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky is not expected to play much, if at all, Friday against the Giants in the second preseason game. This follows more of what Head Coach Matt Nagy designed last season by sitting most of his starters for the entire preseason. Reports have been mixed about Trubisky as open training camp... Read More

2 months ago

Tough To Trust Justin Upton

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton is hitting only .146 over his last 15 games heading into Monday's game against the Pirates in Anaheim. Upton has three extra-base hits over his last five games but it is becoming more evident by the day that this will be a lost season for the veteran slugger. Upton... Read More

2 months ago


Mike Trout Slugging .674 At Home This Season

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is slashing .304/.448/.783 over his last seven games heading into the team's series opener against the Pirates Monday night. The Angels will host Pittsburgh in an interleague series and Trout has enjoyed great success at home this season. Through 53 home games this season, Trout is slashing .282/.435/.674 with... Read More

2 months ago

Matt Thaiss In 1-For-20 Slump

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Matt Thaiss will look to shake loose from a 1-for-20 slump heading into this week's fantasy action. Thaiss hit five home runs and posted a .600 slugging percentage in the month of July but is off to a very slow start this month. The rookie has struck out seven times... Read More

2 months ago

Albert Pujols Quietly Having Solid Second Half

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is hitting only .186 over his last 59 at-bats but is having a solid second half to his season heading into Monday's action. In 22 games since the All-Star break, Pujols is slashing only .262/.284/.476 but has five home runs and 21 runs batted in. Pujols is also... Read More

2 months ago

Shohei Ohtani Going Through Power Outage

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani has homered only twice since July 12 heading into the team's series opener against the Pirates. Ohtani is slugging only .396 over his last 53 at-bats and is slugging only .379 in the month of August. Ohtani has certainly proven this season that he can hit at the... Read More

2 months ago

David Fletcher Slugging .322 Since All-Star Break

Los Angeles Angels infielder/outfielder David Fletcher is stuck in a 4-for-30 (.133) stretch at the plate as the team hosts the Pirates Monday night. Fletcher's promising start to his season is beginning to dwindle and is slashing only .231/.279/.322 since the All-Star break after hitting .295 through his first 298 at-bats this season. The versatile... Read More

2 months ago


Kole Calhoun Struggling In August

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun is hitting only .185 in the month of August as the team prepares to host the Pirates on Monday. Calhoun is coming off a month of July where he posted a .576 slugging percentage with seven doubles and seven home runs. Calhoun has already tied his career-high in home... Read More

2 months ago

Yuli Gurriel Can't Be Contained

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel went 4-for-6 with two doubles and three runs scored Sunday against the Orioles. Gurriel has been an unstoppable force since June 23, going 58-for-150 (.386) with 13 doubles, 18 home runs and 49 runs batted in spanning only 37 games. It has been an unbelievable turnaround for the 35-year-old,... Read More

2 months ago

Carlos Correa Slugging .771 In August

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa went 2-for-5 on Sunday with a home run and three runs batted in against the Orioles. There are so many hot hitters on the Astros right now it is easy to forget that Correa's fantasy arrow is also pointing up. In 14 games since returning from broken ribs, Correa is... Read More

2 months ago

Robinson Chirinos Losing Playing Time

Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos has been losing playing time to newly acquired Martin Maldonado heading into the team's series opener against the White Sox. Chirinos became fantasy viable in the month of June, popping six home runs while posting a slugging percentage of .529. But he is hitting only .207 since and now has... Read More

2 months ago

Alex Bregman On Fire At The Plate

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman is just another Astros player to have caught fire over the last week, slashing .480/.567/.920 over his last 25 at-bats heading into Monday's action. The Astros offense is clicking on all cylinders right now and Bregman has been right in the middle of the action. Bregman has at least... Read More

2 months ago


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