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Why Zero-RB Still Won't Work in 2019

Analyzing Value in the 2019 Rookie RB Class (Part 1)

Last year was a particularly great year for rookie rushers, and it served as a reminder for how important it is to get familiar with these backs. Let's analyze the 2019 rookie running back class by considering college statistics, training camp chatter, preseason usage, and projected roles heading into the season. If recent history tells... Read More

2 months ago

Jason Katz's Bold Predictions - 2019 Fantasy Football

In my group of friends, I am known for making outlandish claims that, most of the time, even I don't believe. It antagonizes the hell out of them because they know I'm just complaining about how LeSean McCoy is going to finish with zero touchdowns because I'm annoyed it's Week 3 and he hasn't scored... Read More

2 months ago

Running Back Standard Rankings for Fantasy Football Drafts

Running backs don’t matter. This may or may not be true in the real NFL but in fantasy, it surely isn’t the case. If it were the case, why are the top four consensus players all at the position? It is always great to have one of the top guys at the position. But if... Read More

2 months ago

Must Own Running Backs With Mid-Round ADPs

So, you grabbed a couple of good running backs early on, but you don't have a ton of depth there? If you wait too long, you're going to have to do your research to know who you should be drafting. Thankfully for you, I'm here to do that research. Guys like Marlon Mack were league-winners... Read More

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Best Ball Wide Receiver Rankings and Tiers

The momentum of draft season has escalated and will intensify even further until final selections in all leagues are complete.  The team at RotoBaller is aware of your passion for the draft process and our all-inclusive stream of information remains dedicated to your championship aspirations. That is why we are delivering tiered rankings for every... Read More

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Navigating Late-Round Tight Ends

When should I draft a tight end? This is one of the questions in fantasy football that gets the biggest split of answers. There is the clear cut tier of Travis Kelce (who you could argue is in a tier of his own), Zach Ertz and George Kittle, but their ADPs are high. With all... Read More

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Around the NFL Pop Quiz: NFC North

In an effort to write these columns before the start of the season, I ask a lot of people their thoughts on everyone under the sun in fantasy. None of these interactions are as rewarding when I ask my wife her thoughts on her favorite team, the Green Bay Packers. They aren't, uh, thorough. Me:... Read More

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Indianapolis Colts 2019 Outlook: Out of Luck

The Andrew Luck era is over for Indianapolis. I only have one word to say about how I feel about Luck calling it a career: Respect. No anger. No malice. Just Respect. While some players cry about player safety yet do nothing about it, Luck took a stand and realized his life was most important.... Read More

2 months ago

Pierre Camus' Bold Predictions - 2019 Fantasy Football

Here I go again, on my own. Going down the only road I've ever known. Like a drifter I was... OK let's get to the football part. As the first one to set out bold predictions for our staff, I want to proclaim that I don't just enjoy the bold predictions, I NEED them. Falling... Read More

2 months ago

Fleaflicker Mock Draft - Strategy from the #1 Spot

One of the great features on FleaFlicker is the instant ability to dive right into a mock draft. Pick your league size and scoring system and you are immediately thrown into the draft room. You are randomly assigned a draft spot and the whole process moves very quickly,  I am going to be mocking from... Read More

2 months ago


How to Approach the Patriots Backfield in 2019

Success for a running back in fantasy football is largely about volume. Workhorse backs who dominate snaps are ideal, committees who rotate depending on the game script are a problem. Less certain backfields start to become much more prevalent in the middle rounds and beyond in fantasy drafts, and deciding how to approach each one... Read More

2 months ago

Top Running Back Targets for Zero RB Drafters

Zero RB discussion comes and goes every season, it certainly works in theory. Running backs are injured more often than wide receivers, and that means you are better to spend your high draft capital on elite wide receiver talent, then pick up your running backs later (try and pick several to give you more opportunity... Read More

2 months ago

Five Questions About the NFL Season You Want Answered

Whether you are ramping up, or already completed your fantasy football draft there are questions to be answered. Which of those questions do you wish you knew the answers to today? There has recently been a debate struck up on Twitter about when drafts should be held. There seems to be a growing consensus that... Read More

2 months ago

Fantasy Bomb Pod - Preseason Risers and Draft Sleepers

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano identify players who have seen their fantasy football stock rise based on early preseason NFL action. These players could be draft-day sleepers or hidden gems based on current ADP. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts and catch us on iTunes and... Read More

2 months ago

King's Classic 2019 - Industry Expert Draft Analysis

The 2019 King’s Classic took place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 17th and was broadcast live on @SiriusXMFantasy Sports Radio. With 32 sites spread across two divisions (Brown and Blanda), the fantasy world was given an inside look into the minds of some of the best contributors in the industry.... Read More

2 months ago


Predicting This Year's League-Winning Studs

At the end of every fantasy season, the major platforms release a list of the players most commonly on championship teams. Some of these players were taken in the first round, some in the top-five rounds and some came out of nowhere to be major championship contenders. In this article, we will take a look... Read More

2 months ago

Dynasty Showdown: Evan Engram vs Dallas Goedert

Is New York’s Evan Engram going to be more valuable than Philadelphia’s Dallas Goedert this year and in the coming years in dynasty fantasy football leagues? This intriguing question will be about as easy to answer as why we park in driveways and drive on parkways. Engram is coming off an injury-plagued season where he... Read More

2 months ago

2019 IDP Draft Sleepers

I've been playing in IDP leagues for the last couple of years, but I've never ventured into the world of writing about IDP leagues. But one goal I have as a fantasy analyst is to expand my horizon a little each year, and this year that goal is to write some about IDP leagues. To... Read More

2 months ago

Taking Over a Dynasty Orphan Team Successfully

So, you're taking over a dynasty orphan that someone didn't want. As the saying goes, one man's trash is another man's treasure. How are you going to take this lump of coal and turn it into a diamond looking for championships? That's what we're here to do today. If you've never taken over a dynasty-orphan... Read More

2 months ago

ADP Showdown - Marquez Valdes-Scantling vs James Washington

There are a handful of offenses that reliably produce elite fantasy performers year-in and year-out due to the presence of a franchise quarterback. Green Bay and Pittsburgh are among those teams. In 2019, both offenses find themselves in a bit of flux. For fantasy purposes, we should take notice that each team also has a... Read More

2 months ago


Josh Gordon is Back... Again

By now, you've heard the news that New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated by the NFL. Gordon is expected to be eligible for New England's season opener and would add some much-needed firepower to the New England receiving corps. How much is Gordon needed? Well, with the departure of tight end... Read More

2 months ago

Late-Round Tight Ends Who Will Outperform Their ADP

Show me a tight end, and I'll show you a dice. And most probably, one with way more than six faces. Fantasy football is not new. We are not new to fantasy football neither. Everybody goes by the strategy of drafting RB/WR, RB/WR, RB/WR (ad infinitum), QB, TE, rest of the bunch. There are owners... Read More

2 months ago

FFPC ADP Report: Stock Rising and Falling on Preseason Newsmakers

As we announced, RotoBaller is partnering with the FFPC to help bring their industry-leading games to all of our loyal RotoBaller readers. We'll be discussing the FFPC's awesome selection of games, and strategy and advice for those games, here at RotoBaller, on Twitter, and on SiriusXM throughout the Summer. How should you react to some of the latest... Read More

2 months ago

Why Tyrell Williams Can Be a Starting Fantasy WR in 2019

Unexpected productivity from a late-round wide receiver in your fantasy drafts can help to pave your way to a championship. Scouting out these diamonds in the rough before your pick is on the clock often involves subverting the negative consensus expectations for a player. Newly acquired Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tyrell Williams isn't getting much... Read More

2 months ago

Unorthodox Draft Strategies

One of the biggest factors left out of the draft-day discussion is the makeup of your league. Analysts often mention the importance of understanding league scoring, but then fail to mention how important it is to understand your competition. There are many reasons why your competition is important. Does your league love RBs? Do they... Read More

2 months ago


Fantasy Bomb Pod - Must-Have Players for 2019

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano list their favorite draft targets, or must-have players, for 2019. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts and catch us on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio as well! Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every weekday... Read More

2 months ago

Preparing for the Worst: Melvin Gordon/Ezekiel Elliott Holdouts

Holdouts are not new to the NFL. We're fresh off one of the most talked-about ones in last season's Le'Veon Bell skipping the year while with the Steelers. Everybody hoped Bell would eventually make it back to the field. Preseason went by. First week. Second, third, etc. Until there was a point of no return,... Read More

2 months ago

Fantasy Bomb Pod - Preseason Injuries

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano discuss recent injury news on Andrew Luck, Amari Cooper and Kenyan Drake to determine how fantasy football owners should value them and their teammates. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts and catch us on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio as well! Be sure... Read More

2 months ago

Around the NFL Pop Quiz: AFC North

My wife and I have started to watch Hard Knocks again, as is tradition along with writing these columns and bickering with my fantasy football league about rule changes that we don't need as much as would like to spar about for no reason other than we're all in our late 20's now and act... Read More

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