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

Week 2 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Now that Week 1 has come and gone, we have somewhat of a little taste on production from players who did not get too much attention on people's draft boards. The tight end spot is very thin this year, and most often Week 1 is where we find out who will be fitting in on... Read More

2 years ago

Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

So, you’ve survived the “day of days” and now you’re looking for something, anything, to grab onto. Allen Robinson’s ACL is torn and David Johnson hurt his wrist (injured reserve), among other fantasy-relevant injuries to offensive players and defensive units. While we still have the Monday Night doubleheader to deal with, there's plenty to sort... Read More

2 years ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 2 Lightning Round

This column is published early every week and then updated on a daily basis. Over the course of each week, we also publish more in-depth waiver wire analysis for all positions. In efforts of bringing you timely information, as fast as possible, consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week 2. Waiver pickups... Read More

2 years ago

Week 2 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Well, that didn't take long. Injuries to star running back David Johnson and fantasy sleeper Danny Woodhead have left openings for their understudies to make an impact in the coming weeks. Other lesser-known RBs have shown glimpses of talent that could be an indicator of future success. While I'd never recommend overspending FAAB or dumping... Read More

2 years ago

Week 2 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

What a crazy first week in the NFL and for fantasy. We saw studs bust and get injured, and players rose up from out of nowhere. If you were one of the unfortunate who lost Allen Robinson or Kevin White to injury, or you're just looking to beef up your wide receiver depth, we have... Read More

2 years ago


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Week 2 Quarterback Pickups and Streamers: Standard and Two-QB Leagues

Hey there RotoBallers! With Week 1 almost in the books, it's already time to turn an eye toward the waiver wire in Week 2. As always this column will aim to highlight Week 2 waiver wire adds and streamers for quarterbacks, players that you should consider targeting on your league's waiver wire. In the past few seasons, streaming the... Read More

2 years ago

Week 2 Defense (DEF) Streamers, Starts & Targets: 2017 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Hot dog, what a Week 1! Below are RotoBaller's Week 2 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream and start 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, and to decide which defenses to start, sit, target,... Read More

2 years ago

Week 2 Kicker Streamers and Starts: 2017 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

It's Week 2 RotoBallers and we're obsessing over placekickers again! Yes, that’s right – kickers. After all, points are points, and even though kickers are very difficult to predict for fantasy points week to week, having the right one in your Week 2 lineup could be a difference maker. We're here to give you that life changing... Read More

2 years ago

Deeper Sleepers for Standard Leagues (Week 2)

Well, this week happened, didn't it? There were some really bad performances by some NFL teams--hi Cincinnati! hi Houston!--and some disappointing performances by players you were counting on in fantasy. There were also surprises. Also, you lost David Johnson. You were likely getting ready to stand up and holler about how good the catch he'd... Read More

2 years ago

Podcast - Week 2 Waiver Wire: The Buck Allen Stops Here, Golladay Season & Kupp

After Hours With RotoBaller Radio, featuring RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and esteemed co-host Anthony Aniano, is back (9/11/17) helping you find the best waiver wire pickups for Week 2 of fantasy football action. Let's win some leagues! Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday from 5-7 PM EST. You... Read More

2 years ago


Week 1 Defense (DEF) Streamers, Starts & Draft Targets: 2017 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

We're back, gang! Below are RotoBaller's Week 1 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target at the end of your 2017 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 improve your lineups, and to... Read More

2 years ago

Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Welcome to this first installment of the Waiver Wire weekly series for the 2017 fantasy football season. This is where the magic happens. We provide information on players that are owned in roughly 40% of leagues or less, so that you can make an educated decision about who to add to your squad. Let’s look... Read More

2 years ago

NFL Survivor League Picks - Week 1

It's finally back! Football is finally back and now I don't have worry about what I'll be watching on Sunday for the next five months. I always try to figure out what the most exciting part of the year is - right before the NCAA Tournament, or now? It's a tough one, but I'd have... Read More

2 years ago

Later Round Gems - Deeper PPR Sleepers

What's up RotoBallers. The NFL and fantasy football seasons are right around the corner, and will be kicking off in just a few short days. At this point, you're getting ready for your final fantasy football drafts or anxiously awaiting your first. Today I will help you win. I'm here to discuss some PPR draft values... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Spin - Ezekiel Elliott's Suspension

Feel those shock waves? That's the fallout from the announcement that Ezekiel Elliott will be suspended the first six games of the 2017 season, stemming from allegations of domestic violence that occurred before his rookie season. Fantasy football owners who just burned their third overall pick on Elliott are undoubtedly kicking themselves (and the TV)... Read More

2 years ago


Week 17 NFL Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Welcome to the post-Week 16 installment of the Waiver Wire weekly series for the 2016 fantasy football season. As always, the ownership numbers are taken from Fleaflicker leagues. For many, the 2016 fantasy football season is nearly over, with only Monday Night Football of Week 16 standing between your league and crowning a champion. However,... Read More

3 years ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 17 Lightning Round

This column is published early every week, and then updated on a daily basis. Over the course of each week, we also publish more in-depth waiver wire analysis for all positions. But in efforts of bringing you timely information, as fast as possible, consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week 17. Waiver... Read More

3 years ago

Running Backs Waiver Wire: Week 17 Pickups & Adds

This article will aim to highlight Week 17 waiver wire adds for running backs, players that you should consider targeting on your league's waiver wire. Running backs will be split up into three tiers - from most desirable, to most desperate. I will also include RBs at the bottom of this list that you might consider cutting in order to... Read More

3 years ago

Week 17 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

The fantasy football season may be over for many of you, as most fantasy football leagues do not hold their Super Bowl during Week 17. It is a week where superstars are rested either because their teams have qualified for the playoffs and are locked into their seeds, or because their teams have no chance... Read More

3 years ago

Week 17 QB Pickups & Streamers: One-QB & Two-QB Leagues

RotoBallers, Welcome back. As always this column will aim to highlight Week 17 waiver wire adds and streamers for quarterbacks, players that you should consider targeting on your league's waiver wire. In recent years, the concept of streaming has become a popular one within fantasy football circles. Particularly with quarterbacks and defense/special teams, the idea of swapping players... Read More

3 years ago


Week 17 Deeper Waiver Wire Sleepers: PPR Leagues

It's playoff time, RotoBallers. Below is my deeper PPR league sleepers column for Week 17 of the NFL season. In this weekly article, we are going to take a look at some deeper waiver wire options for PPR leagues and target players who could help out your team in the upcoming week. The following waiver wire suggestions... Read More

3 years ago

Week 17 Deeper Waiver Wire Sleepers: Standard Leagues

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to my deeper standard league sleepers column for Week 17 of the NFL season. In this weekly article we are going to take a look at some deeper waiver wire options for standard leagues, who could help out your team in this upcoming week. For reference's sake, we are looking at standard scoring... Read More

3 years ago

Week 17 Kicker (K) Streamers and Starts: 2016 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

It’s Week 17 and it’s once again time for kicker rankings! This list is here to help all of us figure out who’s gonna kick for our teams this week, and make those streaming or start/sit decisions easier. While finding a good FLEX and starting the right QB are crucial to winning your matchups, anyone... Read More

3 years ago

Week 16 NFL Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Welcome to the post-Week 15 installment of the Waiver Wire weekly series for the 2016 fantasy football season.Below are my Week 16 waiver wire pickups and sleepers (depending on league size) to consider adding for your fantasy teams. As always, ownership levels are from Fleaflicker leagues. If you’re reading this, then you’re likely fighting for the right... Read More

3 years ago

Waiver Wire Express - Week 16 Lightning Round

This column is published early every week, and then updated on a daily basis. Over the course of each week, we also publish more in-depth waiver wire analysis for all positions. But in efforts of bringing you timely information, as fast as possible, consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week 16. Waiver... Read More

3 years ago


Running Backs Waiver Wire: Week 16 Pickups & Adds

This article will aim to highlight Week 16 waiver wire adds for running backs, players that you should consider targeting on your league's waiver wire. Running backs will be split up into three tiers - from most desirable, to most desperate. I will also include RBs at the bottom of this list that you might consider cutting in order to... Read More

3 years ago

Wide Receivers Waiver Wire: Week 16 Pickups & Adds

What’s up everyone! Welcome back for your Week 16 fantasy football waiver wire WR options. This week we have a number of options that have emerged, several of whom are likely available in your league and could help out your WR situation. Below you will find some deeper waiver wire grabs heading into Week 16.... Read More

3 years ago

Week 16 QB Pickups & Streamers: One-QB & Two-QB Leagues

RotoBallers, Welcome back. As always this column will aim to highlight Week 16 waiver wire adds and streamers for quarterbacks, players that you should consider targeting on your league's waiver wire. In recent years, the concept of streaming has become a popular one within fantasy football circles. Particularly with quarterbacks and defense/special teams, the idea of swapping players... Read More

3 years ago

Week 16 Deeper Waiver Wire Sleepers: PPR Leagues

It's playoff time, RotoBallers. Below is my deeper PPR league sleepers column for Week 16 of the NFL season. In this weekly article, we are going to take a look at some deeper waiver wire options for PPR leagues and target players who could help out your team in the upcoming week. The following waiver wire suggestions... Read More

3 years ago

Week 16 Deeper Waiver Wire Sleepers: Standard Leagues

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome to my deeper standard league sleepers column for Week 16 of the NFL season. In this weekly article we are going to take a look at some deeper waiver wire options for standard leagues, who could help out your team in this upcoming week. For reference's sake, we are looking at standard scoring... Read More

3 years ago


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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

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Biggest Breakouts of 2019: Quarterback

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

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Where Does 2019 Rank Historically Among ADP Movers?

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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


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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


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