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Week 3 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Week 3 Quarterbacks - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We had another wild and woolly week of action in the NFL, and some big quarterback performances from unlikely sources once again in Week 2. Many owners prefer to set and forget at quarterback, but for those of us that like to play the streaming game we've got to be on top of matchups every... Read More

1 year ago

Week 3 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Two weeks down, and 15 weeks to go for fantasy football owners to find their starting tight end. The Greg Olsen and Delanie Walker owners who were unable to fill their tight end voids last week have another opportunity to this week. If you are in the market for a new tight end for your... Read More

1 year ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 3 Lightning Round

There's always some degree of insanity at the outset of a new football season, but 2018 feels like quite the beast in this regard. We've got players being thrust into the spotlight due to injuries and sheer force of will -- some are new names, some very familiar -- but how can you keep up... Read More

1 year ago

Deeper Sleepers Heading Into Week 3

Ryan Fitzpatrick is the leading MVP candidate. There have been two ties in two weeks. Josh Gordon is a Patriot. James Conner has more fantasy points than both Odell Beckham and Aaron Rodgers. And, although not really fantasy related, the Bills are so bad that Vontae Davis retired from football at halftime. No, this isn't... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

We're back and it feels so good! Below are RotoBaller's Week 2 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 2 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our tiered defense rankings are your guide to drafting defenses, making waiver wire pickups/adds to improve your lineups,... Read More

1 year ago


Dak Prescott - Patience Is a Virtue

Let me make one thing clear before we get into this: I am a New York Football Giants fan. When I bleed, only half of my blood reacts to the oxygen and turns red. The other half remains blue. (Blood actually is never blue, and the whole oxygen changing blood from blue to red thing... Read More

1 year ago

The New Generation of Tight Ends

In Week 1 every year, there seems to be a new wave of players that no one has heard of before, making a splash for their team and immediately becoming relevant in the world of fantasy football. Finding that next waiver pickup or sleeper a week before the rest of your league is a great... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Waiver Wire Podcast - Phillip Lind-Say It Ain't So

After Hours With RotoBaller Radio, featuring RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and esteemed co-host Anthony Aniano, is back (9/11/18) helping you find the best waiver wire pickups for Week 2 of fantasy football action. Let's win some leagues! This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel... Read More

1 year ago

Deeper PPR Sleepers Heading Into Week 2

As is tradition, Week 1 provided the usual head-scratching performances we've grown accustomed to start the year. Matthew Stafford looked discombobulated, the Amari Cooper rebound year did not get off to a good start, and LeSean McCoy looks hopeless in Buffalo. All these disappointments aside, we did end up with some positive takeaways. Here you'll find your... Read More

1 year ago

Tape Don't Lie - Breaking Down Phillip Lindsay's Week 1 Performance

Hey y'all! Welcome to a new column here at RotoBaller, "Tape Don't Lie". Each week, I'll pick out one surprising fantasy football performance and break it down. What does the film show? How does that mesh with what the analytics say about that player? What does it all mean in the grand scheme of things?... Read More

1 year ago


Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

Week 1 is in the books (almost) so now we know exactly what to expect from every player for the rest of the season, right? At the very least, we've witnessed some performances that surprised even the most ardent fantasy football owners and it's never too early to take action to improve your roster. In... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Some of you who felt immediate satisfaction about your running back situation upon the completion of your drafts, may be experiencing different emotions after their Week 1 performances. While others among you who might have been concerned about your selections at this critical position might be more satisfied with your roster options after this week’s game... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Welcome to my Week 2 Wide Receiver Waiver Wire additions column. I am excited to add this article to my bag of tricks for the 2018 season. Working the waiver wire is one of, if not the most important aspect to winning a fantasy football league. The one piece of advice I need to give... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Week 1 was not a memorable opening week for NFL tight ends. While New England’s Rob Gronkowski got off to a great start (123 yards and a TD), other top tight ends were not as fortunate. Greg Olsen, Delanie Walker and David Njoku suffered injuries, Zach Ertz dropped passes like he was Amari Cooper, while Evan... Read More

1 year ago

Week 2 Quarterbacks - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

With most of week one in the books we've got to scan our waiver wires for the hottest week one adds to get an edge in week two. Much of the focus is on skill positions like running back and wide receiver, but there are some interesting quarterbacks out on waivers that emerged in week... Read More

1 year ago


Week 2 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 1 is in the books and fantasy players everywhere have officially started panicking. Two of the top five kickers from this week were largely unowned heading into this week, while other fantasy mainstays fell by the wayside. Week 2 kicks off with everyone scrambling to pick up breakout stars. For those that stream kickers... Read More

1 year ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 2 Lightning Round

Oh, football Sundays, there’s nothing quite like you. The whirlwind of emotions leading to fist-pumping highs, as well as great defeats marked by injuries and others vulturing your points. In the interest of getting you the most timely information for your title matchups, consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week 2. This... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

We're back and it feels so good! Below are RotoBaller's Week 1 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target at the end of your 2018 drafts for Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our tiered defense rankings are your guide to drafting defenses, making waiver wire pickups/adds to... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Welcome to this first installment of the Waiver Wire weekly series for the 2018 fantasy football season. I know you're still giddy about your draft and perhaps you're still riding that high, but the waiver wire is now your draft room. We provide information on players that are owned in roughly 30% of Yahoo leagues... Read More

1 year ago

Deep Dynasty Pickups to Stash - Week 1

The wait is officially over. Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season is here and has already kicked off with the Eagles and Falcons on Thursday night. That being said, this may be the last time you'll be able to grab some waiver wire pickups to stash at the end of your bench before the... Read More

1 year ago


Week 1 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

It's Week 1 RotoBallers and today we're talking kickers. Kickers aren't the sexiest position, but they can help win you a week if their team's offense sputters in the red zone. With everyone looking to start their season strong, we're ranking the top 15 at the position to help you set your lineups. Greg "the Leg"... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

After months of painstaking preparations toward determining how to draft your collection of running backs, you may have initially believed that you had successfully navigated the unpredictable flow of the live draft process. But when you reviewed your roster, that optimism faded, as you realized that this critical position had not been completely addressed. Maybe... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

So your fantasy draft left you with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, a terrific tandem at running back, and two tight ends that will not be able to catch a cold even if they were in a frozen pond in the dead of winter with nothing on but tube socks. Well, it is time to fix... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 Quarterbacks - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Welcome back football; it’s been far too long. With one game already in the books, it’s time to look ahead to Sunday’s action at some quarterbacks on the waiver wire that can be used as streamers or long-term plays. Waivers aren’t as crucial in week one compared to other weeks since players are relatively healthy... Read More

1 year ago

Week 1 IDP - Waiver Wire Targets and Adds

As we head into week one of the regular season, owners in IDP leagues (particularly new ones) tend to get hot and heavy for the latest and greatest free-agent to land with a new team or the high-end rookie that went early in the draft.  That’s all well and good, but chances are high that... Read More

1 year ago


PPR Targets - Undervalued Tight Ends

Drafting tight ends in fantasy is like eating your vegetables at dinner. You know you should, but you really don't want to. Only three tight ends in PPR leagues, Rob Gronkowski, Travis Kelce, and Zach Ertz averaged over 12 points per game in 2017. On a points-per-game basis, the TE4 (Evan Engram) and TE20 (Vernon Davis)... Read More

1 year ago

Week 17 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2017 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

This is it! Bear in mind when reading this that things are going to be very screwy this week with many teams resting their best players for the playoffs and to reduce the risk of injury even if they're out of the playoffs. While this is being written on Wednesday, rankings may change drastically by Sunday... Read More

2 years ago

Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Ho, ho, ho and a Merry Christmas to you all. This piece is for the select few of you who are either in two-week championships or somehow got talked into doing a league where Week 17 is the sole week for determining titles. I'll avoid the soapbox for now, but the playing-time chaos that will... Read More

2 years ago

Running Backs Waiver Wire - Week 17 Pickups and Adds

It's the final week of the NFL season and you're still fighting for something, even if it's just pride. Good for you. While many dedicated fantasy managers deride leagues where Week 17 counts for anything at all, there's something to be said for for seeing things through to the end. Plus, with the potential for... Read More

2 years ago

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Now that we’re into the final few weeks of the college football regular season, we changed the format of this piece. We began looking at a different fantasy position and highlighting some of the key future fantasy stars to watch on Saturday. In order to give dynasty owners and owners in larger leagues a leg... Read More


Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 12

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Week 12 Stream Team - Free Agent and Bye-Week Streamers

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Fantasy Football IDP Rankings for Week 12 (Top 100)

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