Don't have an account?
Join the Best Live Fantasy Chat Community!

Lost password? [X]

Receive free daily analysis:

NFL    NBA    MLB

Already have an account? Log in here.

[X]

Forgot Password


[X]

Week 8 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Fleaflicker's Most Added and Dropped Players (Week 7)

Another week in the books fantasy football lovers and it’s the same old Tennessee Titans who cannot buy an offensive snap without Marcus Mariota being greeted with a defensive player in his face. As I was typing this he was sacked again. Mariota is only the 12th player in NFL history to take 11 sacks... Read More

1 year ago

Tre'Quan Smith - Dynasty Outlook

If you're a fan of dynasty Twitter, you're well aware of who Tre'Quan Smith is and what he brings to the table in New Orleans. The biggest uptick that you're looking at with Smith right now comes from the veteran wide receiver, Ted Ginn, heading to IR. In Week 5 when Ginn was sidelined, Smith... Read More

1 year ago

The Tape Tells All - Breaking Down Cole Beasley's Week 6 Performance

Cole Beasley is a rapper. I know this because I live in the Dallas area and back in May strongly considered going to his album release party when it popped up on my Facebook feed. I ultimately decided I had better things to do that night -- I think there was an NBA playoff game... Read More

1 year ago

FAAB Bidding - Week 7 Waiver Wire Targets

As an addendum to our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, in this column we also present 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... Read More

1 year ago

Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

Last week it was the vulture, this week it's the no-names. The phrase "that doesn't help anybody" is well-known by fantasy owners and was uttered repeatedly in Week 7. We saw touchdowns from Marcus Johnson, David Moore, Jaron Brown, Paul Richardson, Ito Smith, Erik Swoope, Chris Herndon IV, and Nick O'Leary. That was just in... Read More

1 year ago


Week 7 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We now enter planning for Week 7, with many of you contending with an agonizing collection of lingering injuries, or disconcerting results from the backs that you originally believed would be among your most dependable performers.  While this has been frustrating, it is essential that you manage your emotions, avoid making impulsive decisions, and utilize... Read More

1 year ago

Week 7 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

You’ll notice that some of the same names tend to make their way into this article for multiple weeks. I try to mix it up as much as possible, but I do feel the need to mention guys multiple times, because if you didn’t grab them when they first appeared in this article, time is... Read More

1 year ago

Week 7 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

There will be a lot of familiar tight ends missing this week. Fantasy football owners will be without Jimmy Graham, Jared Cook, Vance McDonald and Jesse James for Week 7 due to four teams being in bye, so waiver wires will be seriously scoured in leagues for available tight ends. The problem is that there... Read More

1 year ago

Week 7 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

It was another interesting week at the quarterback position. We had more huge games from available quarterbacks, a surprise inactive, and continued disappointment from a few veteran quarterbacks. Week 7 is the first big bye week, as four teams are one bye. Owners of Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Derek Carr, and Ben Roethlisberger will need... Read More

1 year ago

Week 7 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 7 is upon us, and the NFL kickers remain as impossible as ever to predict. A week after finishing third among kickers, Tenessee Titans kicker Ryan Succop finished with zero points. New York Jets kicker Jason Myers finished as a top-20 scorer among all players in most formats this week. There are some juicy... Read More

1 year ago


Waiver Wire Express - Week 7 Lightning Round

As a resident of New England, football Sundays and autumn weather just makes for a beautiful combination. Another great combo is RotoBaller’s waiver-wire workforce and winning. We’re always looking to get you the swiftest intel to act on, so consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week 7. This column is published early... Read More

1 year ago

Deeper Sleepers Heading Into Week 7

Apologies for not telling you to add fantasy superstars Nick O'Leary, David Moore, and Brock Osweiller last week. Clearly I have failed you as a fantasy football writer. I am not worthy of your page views. I'm speaking sarcastically, of course. Those were just three of the names that make you roll your eyes and... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 6 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 6 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver wire pickups to improve your lineups, and to decide which defenses to start,... Read More

1 year ago

Bilal Powell - Time to Add or Buy-Low

New York Jets running back Bilal Powell once again demonstrated that if he gets enough touches he will produce something for Gang Green. Powell gashed the Denver Broncos for 99 yards on 20 carries in Week 5, hitting huge holes that the offensive line opened up and then punishing defenders when they attempted to step... Read More

1 year ago

Fleaflicker's Most Added and Dropped Players (Week 6)

With Week 5 coming to a close in record-breaking fashion, it is that time of week again to look at the most added and dropped players from the waiver wire leading up to week 6. But before we do, as always allow me to share some statistics from the previous week. Adam Thielen is the... Read More

1 year ago


Week 7 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 7 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 7 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver wire pickups to improve your lineups, and to decide which defenses to start,... Read More

1 year ago

Deep Dynasty Pickups to Stash - Week 6

Heading into Week 6 of the 2018 fantasy football season, your options on the waiver wire are getting very slim. If you've been following the NFL at all this year, you'll know that this year has been a crazy year for touchdowns scored, fantasy numbers, and many other stats. Not to mention, a load of... Read More

1 year ago

The Tape Tells All - Breaking Down Isaiah Crowell's Week 5 Performance

Welcome back to "The Tape Tells All," where this week I'll be looking at Jets running back Isaiah Crowell, who ran for 219 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries against the Denver Broncos in Week 5. Crowell's performance comes as a major surprise. In Week 4 against Jacksonville, he managed to turn four carries... Read More

1 year ago

FAAB Bidding - Week 6 Waiver Wire Targets

As an addendum to our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, in this column we also present 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... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

It took five weeks but the vultures are finally starting to come out. We saw it in Detroit, where talented rookie Kerryon Johnson turned 12 carries into 70 yards while LeGarrette Blount turned 12 carries into 22 yards yet cashed in twice on short touchdown scores. Despite the return of Devonta Freeman in Atlanta, it... Read More

1 year ago


Week 6 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We now enter planning for Week 6, with many of you contending with an agonizing collection of lingering injuries, or disconcerting results from the backs that you originally believed would be your among most dependable performers. While this has been frustrating, it is essential that you manage your emotions, avoid making impulsive decisions, and utilize... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It’s nice to write these articles when guys I have been keeping an eye on start making it to the top of the list. With the uptick in scoring this year, it’s been essential to find guys who don’t just offer a safe floor but offer the opportunity to score at a high clip. The... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Normally, this week is probably not the week that millions of fantasy football players would be scouring their league waiver wires for tight ends. The Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints are the only two teams on bye, and neither have a tight end fantasy owners will miss much. But as you are probably aware,... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

Week 5 was a week of duds for many at the quarterback position, with ten starting quarterbacks scoring fewer than 15 fantasy points based on standard scoring. Some of those quarterbacks being universally owned and started as well. Disappointing performances aside, there were still plenty of encouraging games from low-owned quarterbacks. Detroit and New Orleans... Read More

1 year ago

Week 6 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 5 has wrapped up, and we're onto Week 6. Each week we see surprises around the NFL. From Graham Gano's 63-yard boot to Ka'imi Fairbairn leading all kickers in points scored in fantasy, you never know what to expect from some of these kickers. We could see some shakeups around the NFL. Mason Crosby... Read More

1 year ago


Deeper Sleepers Heading Into Week 6

The wildness that is the 2018 NFL season continued in Week 5, gifting us some curious real-life outcomes to go along with the usual fantasy absurdity. We've got the curious case of the Buffalo Bills, the Browns already won their second game, the defending Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles on the ropes, and Amari Cooper... Read More

1 year ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 6 Lightning Round

Week 5 is largely in the books and was relatively quiet compared to the first four weeks of NFL action. Of course, there's still plenty of intrigue and stats to be gobbled up on the waiver wire! In the interest of getting you some no-huddle, hurry-up information, consider this our waiver wire lightning round heading into... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 5 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 5 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver wire pickups to improve your lineups, and to decide which defenses to start,... Read More

1 year ago

Dynasty Outlook - Keke Coutee

Keke Coutee (WR, Houston Texans) Height/Weight - 5'9" 180 lbs College - Texas Tech Heading into the 2018 NFL Draft, Keke Coutee wasn't exactly a name on everyone's radar. For you fellow dynasty football fans, he was a guy looking like a third-round pick or so in your dynasty rookie drafts. Landing with the Houston... Read More

1 year ago

More Recent Articles

 

Tight End VOS (Values Over Starter): 2019 Season In Context

The 2019 fantasy football season is over. That is not something we like to say considering the empty path we have ahead of us until we reach draft season again in eight months. The good thing about it, though, is that we have plenty of time to analyze what happened during the past few weeks... Read More


Biggest Surprises of 2019: Running Back

The 2019 NFL season was an interesting year for the running back position. Christian McCaffrey was the overall RB1, but some of the other top players fell below expectations. That led to some interesting final results when the final season standings came around. And while some of those -- Dalvin Cook as the RB3, Leonard... Read More


Quarterback VOS (Values Over Starter): 2019 Season In Context

The 2019 fantasy football season is over. That is not something we like to say considering the empty path we have ahead of us until we reach draft season again in eight months. The good thing about it, though, is that we have plenty of time to analyze what happened during the past few weeks... Read More


2019 RotoBaller NFL Challenge - And The @Fleaflicker Winner Is...

What a season, RotoBallers. Fantasy football is always a fun, interesting, and long season - filled with injuries, breakout players, and different strategies. It takes stamina and endurance to win the marathon, and we're here today to recognize those who pulled it off. With 343 teams - across two divisions - competing to be crowned champ... Read More


Introducing the 2020 Rookie Tight End Class

Out of all the skill positions, tight end is the one where rookies have the most issue making an immediate impact. But there's still always some value at every position in every NFL Draft, and the 2020 one is no exception, even if people are very down on this year's crop of tight ends. Let's... Read More


Can a New Coach Fix Baker Mayfield in 2020?

Another season has passed and another disappointment by Browns fans has been realized. Baker Mayfield got the head coach he wanted in Freddie Kitchens in 2019. In 2020, hopefully he's got the one he needs in Kevin Stefanski. Last season, under Kitchens, Mayfield had a coach he could control and manipulate. He did just that... Read More


Wide Receiver VOS (Values Over Starter): 2019 Season In Context

The one (and only) good thing about fantasy football season ending is that we have plenty of time to analyze what happened during the past few months and put performances into context to prepare for next season. As football is an ever-evolving game, though, it makes sense to assess how good players were in fantasy... Read More


The King's Keeper Corner: NFL Postseason Impacts on Player Outlooks

With a break in the postseason NFL action, it is time to reflect on what we have seen in the playoffs so far and how certain performances will affect fantasy football outlooks in keeper and dynasty formats. How players respond and what they deliver at the most intense and critical times of the season can... Read More


Introducing Value Over Starter Football Metrics

When it comes to fantasy sports, we're always looking for the highest possible Return On Investment or ROI. This concept is easy to understand: in both Daily Fantasy and re-draft/fantasy leagues, ROI would come down to how many points a player returns relative to his salary, or the price you paid (given his ADP on... Read More


Biggest Breakouts of 2019: Quarterback

2019 was a very interesting season of fantasy football, to say the least. It's safe to say no one was banking on the season that we saw from Lamar Jackson but he wasn't the only one to stand out. At the quarterback position, we saw some really exciting players start to shine and some older... Read More


Goodbye Runners, Hello Pass-Catching RBs: 2019 Season Trends

As the 2019 summer kept going we all had two things in our minds with regard to September's fantasy drafts and both of them were related to running backs: Where in the world are Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon and when will they be back? It made sense back then (and it still does now,... Read More


Where Does 2019 Rank Historically Among ADP Movers?

I have worked on a season-review series of articles in which I have analyzed the biggest winners and losers in terms of ADP entering draft season compared to the end of the year final results. It was plenty of fun looking back at the gambles most of us took which ultimately paid off, but also... Read More


Biggest Busts of 2019: Tight End

2019 was not the record-breaking season for tight ends 2018 was. San Francisco’s George Kittle (most receiving yards for a TE in a season) and Philadelphia’s Zach Ertz (most receptions for a TE in a season) did not break the records they set last season, although both were fine for fantasy players. Kansas City’s Travis... Read More


Rushing Quarterbacks Are Becoming Necessary

The 2019 fantasy season is over. We are all thinking about what to do come 2020 draft day. So let me ask you something. What if I offer you the chance of drafting a quarterback who is a lock to finish the season with 270 fantasy points? Would you take him and make him your... Read More


Biggest Breakouts Of 2019: Wide Receivers

As we enter the initial phase of offseason activities you have recently completed a painstaking process of creating and managing rosters, with the goal of winning fantasy championships in 2019. Now, many of you have already shifted your focus toward planning your drafts in Best Ball and redraft leagues, while others are contemplating how you... Read More