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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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Yuli Gurriel Hitting Fifth On Saturday

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel is hitting fifth Saturday against the Royals. Gurriel returned to the lineup on September 12 after missing several games with left hamstring tightness and appears to be almost at full strength. It has been a dynamite year for Gurriel, who has surprised many in the fantasy community. Gurriel enters... Read More

3 months ago

Alex Bregman Has Cooled Off After Scorching Streak

Houston Astros shortstop Alex Bregman has cooled off a touch over the last seven days, hitting only .222 over his last 18 at-bats heading into Saturday's action. This comes on the heels of an absolutely blistering streak of production on offense and still is slashing .350/.469/.675 in the month of September. It merely has been... Read More

3 months ago

Michael Brantley Enduring Rough September

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley is going through his worst offensive stretch of the season as the team takes on the Royals on Saturday. On a highly dangerous offensive team, Brantley has been the most consistent force all season. But Brantley is hitting only .169 over his last 53 at-bats and currently is slugging only... Read More

3 months ago

Jose Altuve Hitting .360 Over Last Seven Games

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is slashing .360/.407/.800 over his last seven games heading into Saturday's action against the Royals. Altuve is posting a 1.022 OPS in the month of September as he continues his torrid streak in the second half of the season. Since the All-Star break, Altuve is slashing .344/.395/.651 with 14... Read More

3 months ago

George Springer Slugging .768 Over Last 56 At-Bats

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer will hit leadoff Saturday against the Royals. The Astros slugger has six home runs over his last eight games and is slugging .768 over his last 56 at-bats. Springer also cranked out his 35th home run of the season on Friday, which is a new career-high. Springer has missed time... Read More

3 months ago


Gerrit Cole Now Eight K's Shy Of 300

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole struck out 11 batters en route to eight shutout innings to pick up the win against the Royals on Friday. Cole (17-5) continues to have a career season as he approaches his impending free agency and has struck 10-plus batters in each of his last six starts. Cole now has... Read More

3 months ago

Zack Greinke Goes For Sixth Win As Astro

Houston Astros starter Zack Greinke will take the mound Saturday looking for his sixth win in his last eight starts against his former team in the Royals. Greinke (15-5) has been as advertised since being traded by the Diamondbacks at the deadline, posting a 2.90 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over his last 43 1/3 innings.... Read More

3 months ago

Mike Trout Remains Out On Saturday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout (foot) remains out of the lineup as the team prepares to take on the Rays on Saturday. Trout has not played since September 7 and his status continues to be day-to-day. For fantasy owners, this is devastating news as the best offensive player in the game cannot produce during... Read More

3 months ago

Stephen Gostkowski Will Be Elite Option In Week 2

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski will have a prime matchup against a talent-challenged Dolphins team in Week 2. Gostkowski was a perfect 4-for-4 in Week 1 against the Steelers, including nailing all three of his extra points. Expect the veteran kicker to have another active game and should be a top scorer at his... Read More

3 months ago

Patriots Defense Gets Boost Against Rebuilding Dolphins

The New England Patriots Defense was fantastic in Week 1 and will have another chance to shine against a young and rebuilding Dolphins team this Sunday. The Patriots defense held the Steelers to only three points and the team's secondary did an excellent job locking down Pittsburgh's offensive weapons. Now they will go up against... Read More

3 months ago


Rex Burkhead Could Steal Touches In Week 2 Backfield

New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead will try and replicate a productive Week 1 performance this Sunday against the Dolphins. Burkhead led the Patriots with 44 rushing yards and added five catches for 41 yards. He will go up against a Dolphins Defense in Week 2 that allowed a combined 34.9 fantasy points to... Read More

3 months ago

James White Has PPR Value Against Miami

New England Patriots running back James White will go up against a Dolphins Defense that allowed a combined 34.9 fantasy points to Ravens running backs in Week 1. White posted a solid effort to start the season, catching five passes for 56 yards and adding 26 rushing yards. White's results against the Dolphins last season... Read More

3 months ago

Sony Michel Ready To Bounce Back Against Dolphins

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel will be looking to bounce back after totaling only 14 yards on 15 carries in the Patriots Week 1 win over the Steelers. Michel was out-shined in the game by a productive effort from Rex Burkhead but few doubt Michel is the most talented runner. The second-year running... Read More

3 months ago

Phillip Dorsett Has WR4 Appeal In Week 2

New England Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett will try and build off his 95-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Steelers in Week 1. Dorsett's chemistry with quarterback Tom Brady is undeniable but the receiver's staying power is in question with All-Pro Antonio Brown now in the fold. Chances to utilize Dorsett in fantasy could be fleeting... Read More

3 months ago

Josh Gordon Has Boom-Or-Bust Potential

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon should play a major role in the team's passing game in Week 2 against the Dolphins. Gordon tallied 73 yards with one touchdown against the Steelers last week and now will face a Dolphins Defense that allowed the most fantasy points to receivers in Week 1. Gordon should... Read More

3 months ago


Julian Edelman Should Thrive Against Dolphins

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will have a prime matchup against the hapless Dolphins in Week 2. Edelman was all over the field against the Steelers to open the season and now will face a Dolphins Defense that allowed the most fantasy points to receivers in Week 1. Edelman caught nine passes for... Read More

3 months ago

Tough To Expect WR1 Numbers From Antonio Brown

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is slated to make his Patriots debut in Week 2 against the Dolphins. The 'Antonio Brown Saga' has taken so many twists and turns this offseason that him simply being on the field will qualify as an achievement. Brown has had minimal practice time with quarterback Tom Brady... Read More

3 months ago

Tom Brady Could Suffer If Pats Go Run-Heavy

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady silenced plenty of doubters in Week 1 and now will have a favorable matchup against a rattled Dolphins team in Week 2. Brady torched the Steelers for 341 yards with three touchdowns and now will go up against a Miami defense that just coughed up six total passing touchdowns... Read More

3 months ago

Bears Defense Will Be Elite Option Against Broncos

The Chicago Bears Defense will travel to Denver this Sunday to take on the Broncos in Week 2. The Bears defense did all they could in Week 1, sacking Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers five times and holding their offense to only 10 points. But the Bears offense failed them and now Chicago will travel to... Read More

3 months ago

Taylor Gabriel Not A Week 2 Fantasy Option

Chicago Bears wide receiver Taylor Gabriel will not be on the fantasy radar for Week 2 when the team takes on the Broncos in Denver. Gabriel caught only two passes for 24 yards in a Week 1 loss for the Bears as the entire offense struggled. Gabriel was unable to secure a couple of deep... Read More

3 months ago


Anthony Miller Still Waiting To Make First Catch In 2019

Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller was held without a catch in the team's Week 1 loss to the Packers. Miller had been dealing with an ankle injury in the latter portions of training camp and clearly is not in rhythm on offense. He saw only one target in Week 1 and played 16 snaps,... Read More

3 months ago

Allen Robinson Has Solid WR2 Value

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson will be looking to build off a strong Week 1 performance when he caught seven passes for 102 yards. In a game where nothing seemed to go right for the Bears offense, Robinson steadied a rocky ship with some excellent catches in traffic. The veteran appears to be fully... Read More

3 months ago

Tarik Cohen Will Be X-Factor Against Broncos

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen caught eight passes for 49 yards in the Bears loss to the Packers in Week 1. Most of those catches came in the fourth quarter as the entire offense struggled and quarterback Mitch Trubisky failed to find open receivers. The Bears passed the ball 45 times compared to only... Read More

3 months ago

David Montgomery Ready For Expanded Role

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery is hoping to see more than seven touches when the team travels to Denver to take on the Broncos in Week 2. Montgomery saw only six carries out of the backfield in the first half and then disappeared from the game plan. The Bears offense ran the ball only... Read More

3 months ago

Mike Davis Has Low-End RB3 Week 2 Value

Chicago Bears running back Mike Davis will be looking to get more involved in the offense when the team takes on the Broncos in Week 2. Davis totaled only 36 yards from scrimmage in the team's Week 1 loss as the offense completely ditched the running game. Davis was on the field for the opening... Read More

3 months ago


Mitch Trubisky Not A Strong Option In Week 2

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky's season is already under the microscope when he takes the field in Denver against the Broncos in Week 2. The third-year quarterback came into the season with plenty of doubters but few saw the depths of poor play in which Trubisky could take his game. After a terrible performance against... Read More

3 months ago

Stephen Gostkowski Hits Four Field Goals In Win

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski hit all four of his field goals in the team's 33-3 win over the Steelers in Week 1. The veteran striker hit from 25, 35, 39 and 41 yards as the offense dominated from the opening snap. Gostkowski is looking to bounce back from a sub-par season last year... Read More

3 months ago

Jakobi Meyers Debuts With 22 Yards

New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers caught one pass for 22 yards in the Patriots 33-3 win over the Steelers in Week 1. The rookie dominated the headlines in training camp and was able to contribute right out of the gate. Meyers has earned the trust of the coaching staff but could be looking... Read More

3 months ago

Josh Gordon Catches Touchdown In Blowout

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon caught three passes for 73 yards and one touchdown in the team's 33-3 stomping of the Steelers in Week 1. Gordon got the Patriots on the board with an excellent 20-yard catch for a touchdown in a game that was over after the first quarter. Gordon has all... Read More

3 months ago

Julian Edelman Torches Steelers In Win

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman caught six passes for 83 yards in the team's 33-3 win over the Steelers in Week 1. Edelman produced on the field like he always has throughout his career, making back-breaking catches for first downs from the slot position. The veteran was open consistently throughout the game and... Read More

3 months ago


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