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NFL Draft Combine Preview: Wide Receivers

Beating the Week Two Waiver Wire: Last Minute Adds

Welcome to Week 2 of the season RotoBallers. The fantasy football season is basically 17 week-long cycles where you go through a process of trying to create a team with the best chance to win for the week and for the season. Generally, the week goes something like this; Sunday you get up and indulge... Read More

4 years ago

Deeper PPR Lineup Sleepers for Week 2: Karlos Williams, Cole Beasley, Jared Cook

Week 1 of this brand new NFL season is already in the books, and injuries and other issues may be keeping your drafted starters out for this week's games. Teams may be using their star players differently then you expected before the season. In these cases, it may be time to hit the waiver wire... Read More

4 years ago

Week 2 Deeper Sleepers: T-Mobile and Replacement WR Options

Welcome to our season-long segment at RotoBaller where we will be targeting players owned in 25% or less of Fleaflicker leagues. So while both Percy Harvin (41%) and Chris Johnson (48%) are obvious targets in this week's waiver wire, they don't make our cut. I'll try to include a player from every position (including D/ST), as long as... Read More

4 years ago

RotoBaller Radio Podcast: Week 2 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, sleepers and fantasy football news to help you... Read More

4 years ago

NFL Kickers to Start in Week 2: Fantasy Football Tiers & Rankings

It's Week 2 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 2 lineup could be a difference maker. We're here to give you that... Read More

4 years ago


Week 2 Quarterbacks: Waiver Wire Pickups, Sleepers & Streamers

The first week of the season was good to me. Both Alex Smith and Andy Dalton had top ten days, and my deeper league pickup Tyrod Taylor exceeded my expectations as well. I'll look to continue that success in Week Two. On the bright side, we do have meaningful data in real games to work... Read More

4 years ago

Week 2 Wide Receivers: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

So you're either basking in your Week 1 teams and your drafting genius, or you're licking your wounds. Either way, we are here to analyze the waiver wire for Week 2 and upgrade our wide receivers. Below I discuss breakout performers and overlooked wide receivers (PPR and standard leagues), to assist in making roster tweaks. Sifting through your... Read More

4 years ago

Week 2 Running Backs: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Week 1 in finally in the books and boy was it a good one. We got plenty of great performances out of the top players in the league (as I'm writing this another stud, Julio Jones, is absolutely going off on Monday Night Football). And then there were some not so great performances out of... Read More

4 years ago

Defenses (DEF) to Start in Week 2: Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

For those of you fantasy football owners out there who are streaming defenses, or looking for help deciding which defenses to start, RotoBaller has got you covered with around-the-league analysis of the Week 2 NFL matchups. Week 2 has some enticing defensive matchups, so be sure to stay on top of your league’s waiver wire options. Just like we... Read More

4 years ago

Week 2 Waiver Wire Sleepers & Overview for Fantasy Football

Week 2 Waiver Wire for Fantasy Football Well that was an exciting first Sunday of NFL action. And the best part of it... we aren't done yet, with two more games on tonight's Monday Night Slate. Week 1 was filled with some star-studded fantasy performances, some disappointing performances from other elite players, some unfortunate injuries... Read More

4 years ago


Waiver Wire Express - Week Two Lightning Round

Later today, and over the next couple of days, we will be publishing more in depth waiver wire analysis for all positions. But in efforts of bringing you timely information, as fast as possible, consider this the Week 2 waiver wire lightning round. Waiver pickups are in order of priority, broken out by each position,... Read More

4 years ago

Week 1 Roundup: Waiver Wire, Rankings & Start/Sit Analysis

NFL Week 1 Kickoff is here folks! RotoBaller's Week 1 roundup is THE essential guide to prepping your Week 1 lineup. Take a head first dive into all of this past week's fantasy football and NFL analysis, including matchup previews, start/sit analysis, sleepers, weekly rankings, and waiver wire pickups. Editor's Note: Our friends at FantasyFeud are... Read More

4 years ago

Week 1 Beating the Waiver Wire: Last Minute Adds

The fantasy football season is basically 17 week-long cycles where you go through a process of trying to create a team with the best chance to win for the week and for the season. Generally, the week goes something like this; Sunday you get up and indulge in as many games as you possibly can.... Read More

4 years ago

Deeper PPR Lineup Sleepers for Week 1 (Less Than 20% Owned)

With Week 1 of the new NFL season already underway, it is probably unlikely that your fantasy football team is plagued by injuries, unless you drafted several players that got hurt this preseason. Your team should be healthy and at full strength going into Week 1. Either way, there's always room to scour the waiver... Read More

4 years ago

Week 1 Running Back Depth Charts for Fantasy Football

With the NFL season underway, it is time to take a close look at the landscape of the league and determine where true fantasy football value lies. Owning and starting the right running backs can be a big difference maker in your week to week matchups. We are here to help you plan your running backs strategy, and... Read More

4 years ago


Week 1 Wide Receivers: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

At this point, you've either already drafted your teams, or are preparing for the last ones to take place. Maybe you didn't love your bench players, or are looking to add some more depth to your wide receivers? Either way, we are here to analyze the waiver wire for any overlooked wide receivers (in both PPR... Read More

4 years ago

Week 1 Quarterbacks: Waiver Wire Pickups, Sleepers & Streamers

The regular season is right around the corner and we know you're just as excited as us! As someone who likes to wait on a QB on draft day and plays in multiple 2QB leagues, I will be scouring the waiver for the best streaming QBs on a weekly basis. For this article I will... Read More

4 years ago

Week 1 Running Backs: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Up until this point of the fantasy season, the draft is the pick topic of discussion. What pick do you have? Who did you get? Who are your sleepers? The draft is definitely a huge factor in winning your fantasy league, but it's important to remember that the roster that you leave your draft with... Read More

4 years ago

Defenses (DEF) to Start in Week 1: Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

For those of you fantasy football owners out there who are streaming defenses, RotoBaller has got you covered with around-the-league analysis of the Week 1 NFL matchups. Week 1 has some enticing defensive matchups, so be sure to pay extra attention if you're still drafting, or stay on top of your league’s waiver wire options if your drafts are... Read More

4 years ago

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Deeper PPR Draft Values & Early Waiver Wire Pickups

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 either getting ready for your final fantasy football drafts, or have already drafted your teams and are now ready to analyze the waiver wire for any overlooked... Read More

4 years ago


Wide Receiver Depth Charts For Week 1

Wide receivers are one of the most critical components, and a core building block, for all fantasy football teams. This is especially true in PPR formats, where fantasy owners are rewarded for every catch that a wide receiver makes. We are here to help you plan your wide receiver draft strategy, and to target the right players... Read More

4 years ago

Week 17 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Championships (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 17 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers.  This is where we separate the winners from the losers, at least in leagues that insist on playing this deep into the season. Each week of the NFL season, we've broken down all of the NFL matchups and provided you with fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based... Read More

5 years ago

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NFL Podcast: Her Fantasy Football's Week 17 Fantasy News & Matchup Previews

Week 17 News, Injury Updates & Matchups Analysis RotoBaller is proud to present a fun and fresh new take on fantasy football brought to you by the three sisters of Her Fantasy Football. Every week for the entire NFL season, Brandon, Ashley and Courtney have brought you their fantasy football podcast. These three fantasy football experts discuss the... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 16 NFL Injuries Recap & Week 17 Fantasy Playoffs Lineups Advice

It's Fantasy Football Playoffs Time - Are You Ready? Andrew. Luck. Is there any other name in all of fantasy that disappointed in the championship round more than quarterback Andrew Luck? With a whopping zero points in most formats, there’s a decent chance Luck singlehandedly cost you your Week 16 matchup, while guys like Odell... Read More

5 years ago

Defenses (DEF) to Start in Week 17: Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

For those of you fantasy football owners out there who are still in the hunt and have questions about defenses, RotoBaller has got you covered with around-the-league analysis of the Week 17 NFL defensive matchups. Just as in every other week of the fantasy football season, we're here to give you the insight to help make... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 17 Championships: DFS & Waiver Wire Sleepers for the Playoffs

  Waiver Wire Pickups Options for Fantasy Championships While most people end their fantasy seasons in Week 16 there are plenty of people still competing for a championship in Week 17! For the rest of us, we'll be playing DFS.  I'm still here to help you out if you need to make a waiver claim, and... Read More

5 years ago

Week 17 Wide Receivers: Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds & Playoff Matchups

What's up, ballers?  This week I will look at the best Week 17 wide receiver waiver wire pickups and rank some keepers/dynasty players for next season.  I will also recommend a few players  on waivers whom you should avoid.  I wish you best of luck in your championship battle this week!   Fantasy Football Wide Receivers (WR) –... Read More

5 years ago

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NFL Kickers to Start in Week 17: Fantasy Football Tiers, Rankings & Playoff Matchups

It's Week 17 RotoBallers and we're still obsessing over place kickers for your fantasy football pleasure! 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 17 lineup could be a difference maker.... Read More

5 years ago

NFL Podcast: Looking Towards 2015 Fantasy Football

  2014 In Review & What 2015 Holds Jon and Kia look back on the 2014 fantasy football season, and look ahead to the 2015 season as well. They look back on their best and worst predictions, as well as the biggest surprises of the year. Going forward, they predict who will be the #1 ranked... Read More

5 years ago

Week 16 Championships: Waiver Wire Sleepers & Pickups for the Playoffs

Once again, if you're reading this congratulations on making it this far! More than likely you have a great fantasy football team at this point and don't need to worry about waivers too much, but I know there are certainly some playoff teams with a weak spot or two that are still in the running.... Read More

5 years ago


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Engel's Angles: ADP Insights, Perspectives on Aaron Judge and Ketel Marte (Premium Content)

Spring training exhibition play has just opened and expert draft season is here. The trends are being firmly established on how to draft, and where to draft certain players. We all know pure ace top starters are going to be taken very early, and there will be a high emphasis on garnering top speed merchants.... Read More


RotoBaller Friends & Family Industry Mock Draft: What the Experts Were Thinking

The RotoBaller Friends & Family Mock Draft has become an annual tradition where we gather some of the biggest names from the fantasy baseball world and put together a mock draft just as spring training has commenced. Thanks to RT Sports for once again hosting and providing a custom draft site where readers could follow... Read More


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2020 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers – Aaron Civale

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2020 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers - Didi Gregorius

The Philadelphia Phillies finished 2019 with a record of 81-81, which was only good enough for a fourth-place finish in the NL East. They have since added the likes of Zack Wheeler and Didi Gregorius to improve their chances of a division title in 2020. They have also brought in highly-touted manager Joe Girardi to... Read More


2020 Keeper Value Rankings - Shortstop

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ADP Showdown: Anthony Rendon vs. Rafael Devers

The first two rounds in your fantasy draft can be challenging because each available player is tremendously skilled with significant upside. Every pick looks desirable, so it’s important to try to determine which player has a greater likelihood of producing superior fantasy production. This can be accomplished by examining overall production and team context.  This... Read More


2020 Fantasy Baseball Staff Rankings

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Saves are an important component for many fantasy baseball leagues. Closers are one of the most volatile positions in fantasy baseball, and one of the highest turnover positions in MLB. Each year, closers drop like flies and many MLB teams make in-season changes due to injuries or poor performance. Stay on top of all closer depth... Read More


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