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Under-The-Radar Booms and Busts: Week 3

The Tape Tells All - Demarcus Robinson's Week 2 Performance

Welcome to another edition of "The Tape Tells All," where I break down some film of an NFL's player performance and try to draw some fantasy football conclusions from that film. This week, I'm looking at Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson, who had a huge game in Week 2 against the Raiders. Robinson... Read More

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We Must Overreact Immediately! Week 2 Outliers

Through the first two weeks of the NFL season, we are starting to get a better handle on whether certain players are breaking out, or are one-week wonders. After Week 1, it was unclear whether Marquise Brown would be able to sustain his fantasy production off his 18% snap share. However, in Week 2, Brown... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers - Week 3

Whether due to their own play, the play of others, or injuries, players' stock increases and decreases on a weekly basis. Perhaps more than any other, the NFL is a league that experiences ups and downs at a rapid pace. With only 16 games, there’s little room for error and seemingly endless opportunities for improvement.... Read More

5 months ago

Week 3 Deeper League Waiver Pickups

Injuries have decimated the ranks of the NFL through two weeks, taking down some of the best at each position. Big-name quarterbacks are dropping like flies while notable skill position players are taking turns riding the injury carousel. In deeper leagues, it's kill or be killed on the waiver wire this week. The following players... Read More

5 months ago

FAAB Bidding - Week 3 Waiver Wire Targets

Assisting our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, this column focuses on suggested waiver wire bidding percentages for fantasy football owners in leagues using a Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB). As a caveat, these prices do not by any means indicate how much these free agent players will... Read More

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Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

After the opening week of the NFL season, the toughest decision for fantasy football owners was which rookie receiver to take a chance on. Following Week 2, we now have to decide which 49er has a chance to return fantasy value on a consistent basis. A few key injuries may provide for interesting adds as... Read More

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Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 3

As we enter the decision-making process for your Week 3 rosters, anyone who drafted backs that garnered the top six ADPs have avoided injury concerns. But those of you that selected James Conner or Damien Williams have been confronted with the possibility of losing your coveted starters due to health issues. The current uncertainty regarding... Read More

5 months ago

Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 3

Week 2 of the NFL season is (mostly) over. A lot of the best wide receiver performances from the weekend were from players who most folks already own, which makes it a bit tougher to navigate the waiver wire this week. This wasn't like Week 1, where guys like John Ross exploded and were no-doubt... Read More

5 months ago

Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 3

There is no need to panic if you are a fantasy football owner and you are not happy with the tight ends on your fantasy roster. There is no shortage of available tight ends on free agent lists and waiver wires in fantasy leagues this early in the season. Since no teams have gone on... Read More

5 months ago

Week 2 Woo's and Boo's: Contrarian Lineup Decisions

Week 1 of the NFL season offered up some very big games from the unlikeliest of sources. With the leaderboards filled with players such as Sammy Watkins and John Ross, the upper echelon of talent in fantasy football left some owners wanting more. But that is the nature of the game we play. You have... Read More

5 months ago


The King's Week 2 Buy and Sell Guide

It is very early in the 2019 fantasy football season, but many owners will be reactionary and panic after just one week of action and results. You can take advantage by trying to buy low on guys that are much likely to bounce back quickly and deliver better results in the longer term, or through... Read More

5 months ago

The Tape Tells All - Kyler Murray's Week 1 Performance

Welcome to another season of "The Tape Tells All," my weekly column where I break down the film of an NFL player's performance. The title of this column is a little misleading -- I'll bring in plenty of stats and analytics to back up these ideas -- but the main focus will be on what... Read More

5 months ago

We Must Overreact Immediately! Week 1 Outliers

Every week of the NFL season players break out with huge statistical performances. Some of these performances come from certified studs that have done it before, some come from players that may be on the verge of breaking out, and some performances are merely flashes in the pan. It’s important to identify things such as... Read More

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Sammy Watkins Season is Finally Here

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins is on his third team through six seasons, and, finally healthy. With All-Pro wideout Tyreek Hill on the shelf, his time may have finally come to break out. In Week 1, with Hill for the large part out of the game, Watkins went bananas for his best game... Read More

5 months ago

Under-The-Radar Booms and Busts: Week 2

One week down, 16 more to go! I am currently basking in the glow of my under-the-radar boom picks of New England’s Phillip Dorsett and Buffalo’s John Brown from last week’s column, while trying to forget that I also told the world that New York Jets receiver/ghost Quincy Enunwa would go bonkers against the Bills.... Read More

5 months ago


The Stream Team - Week 2 Priority Free Agents

Throughout the fantasy football season, streaming becomes an important part of winning your weekly matchups. This is especially true when we start hitting the bye weeks. Knowing who to stream and when to stream them could be the ultimate difference-maker in a weekly matchup, and making the right streaming decisions throughout the season could easily... Read More

5 months ago

Rookie Receiver Breakouts from Week 1: Trust or Bust?

Rookie wide receivers are generally hard to trust in fantasy football. Last year’s class, for example, did not produce any regular fantasy starters, although players such as Calvin Ridley, D.J. Moore, Dante Pettis, Christian Kirk and Michael Gallup all showed some promise. Ridley was the best of the bunch with 64 catches for 821 yards... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Football Rookies to Watch in Week 2

Each week in this column, we'll highlight a few first-year players who are worth keeping your eye on. Not all of the players listed below are must-starts, but all of them are in a position to be viable fantasy options. If any of these names are sitting out on your waiver wire, you should keep... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers - Week 2

Whether due to their own play, the play of others, or injuries, players' stock increases and decreases on a weekly basis. Perhaps more than any other, the NFL is a league that experiences ups and downs at a rapid pace. With only 16 games, there’s little room for error and seemingly endless opportunities for improvement.... Read More

5 months ago

FAAB Bidding - Week 2 Waiver Wire Targets

Assisting our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, this column focuses on suggested waiver wire bidding percentages for fantasy football owners in leagues using a Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB). As a caveat, these prices do not by any means indicate how much these free agent players will... Read More

5 months ago


Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

It didn't take long for the scoreboards to start lighting up in Week 1. About halfway through the first quarter, we were all ready to open up our FAAB wallets for Marquise Brown. In fact, rookie wide receivers stole the show on Sunday, with a handful of them looking as if they could be meaningful contributors.... Read More

5 months ago

Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 2

Were you among the owners who were extremely satisfied with your situation at running back entering Week 1? Some of you might still be confident in the players that are contained on your rosters. However, many of you are now disenchanted with your current options at the position. It might be beneficial to remind you... Read More

5 months ago

Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 2

Well, an exciting Week 1 is almost in the books, with just two Monday night games left on the docket. Sunday was a day of surprising performances, headlined by Ravens rookie wide receiver Marquise "Hollywood" Brown catching a pair of deep touchdowns. Welcome to RotoBaller's NFL wide receiver waiver wire article. Let's try to make... Read More

5 months ago

Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 2

If you drafted the wrong tight end in your fantasy football league, you came to the right place! Now that every league’s draft/auction has been conducted and we are through the first week of NFL action, the tight end free-agent pool is now officially open for business. If it has taken you just one week... Read More

5 months ago

Week 2 Deeper League Waiver Pickups

The aftermath of Week 1 is generally one of the most important weeks to utilize the waiver wire. Even in deeper leagues, where there aren't as many obvious players to scoop up. Each week, we will advise you which players to snatch up from waivers in your deeper leagues. These players are owned in approximately... Read More

5 months ago


Antonio Brown Is Gone, What Now for the Raiders?

Antonio Brown’s tenure with Oakland was frequently high in drama but exceedingly low in contributions during his abbreviated time with the Raiders. Brown confined his offseason performances to stages that were located away from the field, and his erratic words and actions also deviated from the type of impact that Jon Gruden and the Raider... Read More

5 months ago

Week 1 Woos and Boos - Contrarian Lineup Decisions

With the Week 1 slate finally upon us, the fantasy football season is underway. Even though you have already completed your drafts, that is only part of the process. Putting together the best possible lineup is key to getting your season off on the right foot. But never fall into the "always start your studs"... Read More

5 months ago

Under-The-Radar Booms/Busts: Week 1 Lineups

The NFL season is here, which means the fantasy football season is here, too! One of the key ways to winning championships in fantasy football leagues and money in one-day fantasy contests is by finding under-the-radar players who have big weeks. Another way to win is to avoid the under-the-radar players who look like they... Read More

5 months ago

Running Back Sleepers You Missed on Draft Day

I recently identified some draft-day sleepers that won't pan out as expected. Now, it's time to take the other side and find some running back sleepers that you didn't even know were sleepers. Whether you believe in handcuffing at RB or not, we must always keep an eye on backup running backs in fantasy football.... Read More

5 months ago

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