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Week 1 Running Backs: Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds & Rankings Tiers

Wide Receivers Waiver Wire: Week 1 Pickups & Adds

Welcome back everyone! Fantasy season is finally upon us, after month and months of anxiously waiting. Now that drafts are done, you may be looking to plug some holes in your lineup, or just looking to grab that Week 1 stud a week early. Without further ado, let's check out some players who are likely... Read More

3 years ago

Week 1 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Everyone cannot have Rob Gronkowski or Jordan Reed as their fantasy tight end.  This column is for those of you who hate the tight ends on your fantasy rosters right now. Fantasy football drafts and auctions have come and gone.  If you are not happy with what you have at tight end, there are still... Read More

3 years ago

Week One QB Streamers: One-QB And Two-QB League Options

RotoBallers, 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 out every week based on attractive matchups has led numerous owners to victory (or to the basement, if such owners didn’t stream correctly). It’s not a bad... Read More

3 years ago

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Rapid Reaction - Justin Forsett Cut, Who to Add in Fantasy Football

Justin Forsett was Saturday’s surprise cut, and fantasy players who bought in late on the 30-year old RB are most likely scrambling to replace him. Staying within the Ravens, there are only two running backs worth mentioning; Terrance West and Kenneth "Boobie" Dixon. Editor's Note: Purchase a full season NFL Premium Pass (including Draft Kit +... Read More

3 years ago

Rapid Reaction - Eagles Trade Sam Bradford to Vikings

It seemed that the Minnesota Vikings' hopes for a deep playoff run this year were dashed when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down in practice with a dislocated knee, a ruptured ACL, and a tibiofemoral dislocation, an injury described as career threatening by several sources close to to the team. The injury was so unexpected that it left... Read More

3 years ago

Three Rookie Wide Receivers Who Will Breakout in 2016

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft saw four receivers taken, but I'm not discussing any of them in this space. Sure, these players are all being counted on to be playmakers for their respective teams right away. Easier said than done. Corey Coleman is dependent on a comeback season from Robert Griffin III... Read More

3 years ago

Denver Starting Tight End Could Be A Sleeper If Mark Sanchez Wins the Job

As of right now, a article is showing that both the starting quarterback and starting tight end job competitions are considered wide open. Now that former QB Peyton Manning has retired, the Denver Broncos are completing their shift to a more run-centric offense. This means that tight ends and even fullbacks are going to become... Read More

3 years ago

Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups Overview: Zach Ertz, Bilal Powell, Ryan Fitzpatrick

Playoff Waiver Wire Adds for Week Seventeen Week 16 of the NFL season is through, and for most folks reading this it means your fantasy football championships are over. For the few of you remaining in week 17 leagues, we're here for you. Week 16 saw Cam Newton turn in one of his worst performances to date while Kirk Cousins obliterated the... Read More

4 years ago

Week 17 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds: Zach Ertz, Vance McDonald and Maxx Williams

Although Week 17 can be as unpredictable as global-warmed weather due to teams shutting players down either for the playoffs or to spare them from needless injury in meaningless games, there are still some fantasy leagues out there that use the last week of the NFL season as their fantasy Super Bowl. If a fantasy owner... Read More

4 years ago

Wide Receivers Waiver Wire for Week 17: Markus Wheaton, Terrance Williams, Nate Washington

Week 17. It's finally ... over? Sadly, the NFL regular season is approaching its end. It's at this point each season we're painfully reminded just how short the football calendar is. For most owners, the fantasy season ends Monday night with the Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos putting a cap on Week 16. But there... Read More

4 years ago

Week 17 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Sam Bradford, Brandon Weeden, A.J. McCarron

There is just one more week left in the regular season. For many that means the fantasy season is already over. However, for the few that may still be playing in Week 17 without a sure thing at QB I’ve got you covered. First let’s look back at Week 16. With four QBs left to... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups Overview & Championship Streamers

Playoff Waiver Wire Adds for Week Sixteen Championships Week 15 of the NFL season ends with the Cardinals putting a beating on the Philadelphia Eagles without the help of long time Eagle-killer Larry Fitzgerald. Week 15 also saw Cam Newton continue to stuff the MVP ballot box, David Johnson and Danny Woodhead put up over 18 of their teams points... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 NFL Matchups, Sleepers & Start/Sit - RotoBaller Radio Podcast

RotoBaller is very excited about the launch of our very own radio station. You can now find our new shows on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, and on iTunes under podcasts. This week is championship week for most of us lucky ones, so we focus on the fantasy football playoff matchups. RotoBaller Radio breaks down the full... Read More

4 years ago

RotoBaller Radio is On @ 9.30 PM – Fantasy Football Championship Week: Matchup Sleepers & Waiver Wire Pickups

RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph (@RealTalkRaph) will be talking all things fantasy football tonight at 9:30 PM EST with co-host and fantasy football expert Anthony Aniano (@AAnianoFantasy), Tuesday December 22nd, to prepare for Week 16 and discuss top waiver wire pickups and injury updates. They will be answering all of your fantasy football live on the air, so... Read More

4 years ago

Championship Waiver Wire Adds - The Fantasy Football Finals

If you've survived this long and are playing into Week 16, then congratulations on being in either your league's championship game or the semifinal matchup (but most of you are probably in your championship week now). This column is for those of you who lost someone to injury in Week 15, are playing some matchups with... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Deeper Sleepers - Fantasy Super Bowl Time

We've made it. For most leagues Week 16 is code for The Fantasy Super Bowl. If that's the case with your league, congrats. Now let's bring that trophy home! Same rules as always - in this column we will be looking at NFL players owned in 25% or less of Fleaflicker leagues. These players can be... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2015 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

  If you're still reading this, congratulations. Championship weekend is upon us, and it's never been more crucial to squeeze every last point out of your lineup. The right defense can make or break a title run, and as always we're here to help you make the right decision. Good luck in Week 16 Rotoballers...may... Read More

4 years ago

Wide Receivers Waiver Wire for Week 16: Kamar Aiken, Eddie Royal, DeVante Parker

It's Week 16; do you know where your fantasy football team is? If it's still playing games that means something, congratulations! You're among the chosen few still alive. Most leagues have their championship matchups in Week 16, but some wait until Week 17. Either way, the games are kind of important at this point. It... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds: Will Tye, Jared Cook and Jordan Cameron

It all comes down to this…for some of you! If you are lucky enough to be alive in the playoffs in your fantasy football league, you are either in your semifinals or you are in the Super Bowl because your league skips the last week of the season.  So every point you get from your... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Teddy Bridgewater, Kirk Cousins & Johnny Manziel

Last week this column feature two obvious QB streams that turned out to be...not so obvious. Ryan Fitzpatrick was right at my stream threshold of 15 points. Underwhelming but acceptable. Meanwhile Alex Smith fell victim to game flow as the Chiefs went up 21-7 early behind a big Charcandrick West run and a defensive score.... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Kicker (K) Streamers and Starts: 2015 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

It's Week 16 RotoBallers and we're obsessing over place kickers 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 16 lineup could be a difference maker. We're here to give you... Read More

4 years ago

Playoffs Waiver Wire Express - Week Fifteen Lightning Round

Later today, we will be publishing more in depth waiver wire analysis for all players. But in efforts of bringing you timely information, as fast as possible, consider this the fantasy football playoffs Week 15 waiver wire lightning round. Waiver pickups are in order of priority, broken out by each position, and this list will... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Roundup - Waiver Wire, Rankings, & Start/Sit Analysis

Week 15 is upon us, and so are the fantasy football playoffs. As such, here is our Week 15 Roundup which is loaded with tips and rankings to help you all put your best lineups out there. Below you can find links to all the excellent articles written by RotoBaller staff in Week 15. Matchups... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Running Back Depth Charts for Fantasy Football

The fantasy football semifinals are here and you'll never guess what happened in Week 14 - more running backs got injured! Who could have seen that coming? A vital member of a certain undefeated club was injured after his coach committed to resting him to (ya know) prevent injury. In the meantime, a renegade AFC... Read More

4 years ago

The Next Men Up - Denard Robinson, Bryce Brown, Brandon Bolden, and Carolina's Committee

There are four new faces coming out of the woodwork to help you out (maybe) at running back in Week 15. LeGarrette Blount (hip), T.J. Yeldon (MCL), Jonathan Stewart (foot), Thomas Rawls (ankle) all suffered injuries in Week 14, and I guess DuJuan Harris (he stinks) is notably out of the way as well in... Read More

4 years ago

RotoBaller Radio Podcast - Week Fifteen (15) Waiver Wire Sleepers & Analysis

RotoBaller is very excited about the launch of our very own radio station. You can now find our new shows on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, and on iTunes under podcasts. Every Tuesday night, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and co-host Anthony Aniano will be discussing the hottest waiver wire pickups, free agent sleepers and fantasy football injury news... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Waiver Wire - Replacing Thomas Rawls, Mark Ingram, T.J. Yeldon & More

Waiver Wire Adds for Week Fifteen Week 14 of the NFL season ends with the Patriots putting down the Texans and any hopes that Brian Hoyer had of a revenge game. Week 14 also saw Cam Newton continue to stuff the MVP ballot box, Russell Wilson ruin a Jimmy Clausen-led team for the second time this year, along with Todd... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Zach Miller and Tyler Kroft

Unless you are in a fantasy football league that does not believe in a postseason and goes by cumulative point totals (which is silly), your league is in the thick of the playoffs and hopefully your squad qualified for them. This is not the time to make a boneheaded Leon Lett-like decision if you are... Read More

4 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding - Week 15 NFL Waiver Wire Targets: Kirk Cousins, Tim Hightower and Ted Ginn

So Week 14 is now pretty much in the books and we have a few serious injuries that shake things up a little. Thomas Rawls broke his ankle and will miss the remainder of the year. Andy Dalton seems to have broken the thumb on his throwing hand and will be out for the rest... Read More

4 years ago

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