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]

Wide Receiver Matchups to Target in DFS (Week 6)

Fantasy Football Pop Quiz - Week 6 Lineup

In an effort to expand my horizons, I've gotten involved with a bit of a... strange club at work. It came up organically, one co-worker to another, over a quick in-office chat. How familiar was I with card games? Oh yeah, I knew where this was going. "Pretty good," I said, "and even when I'm... Read More

1 year ago

Inside the Tent - Week 6 NFL Injury Insight

Seemingly, everyone in the NFL is dealing with a hamstring strain or a sprained MCL. Leonard Fournette has been dealing with a lingering hamstring issue for weeks as well as Dalvin Cook. For the wide receivers, T.Y. Hilton and Geronimo Allison are dealing with hamstring strains as well. Sprained MCLs are also all the rage... Read More

1 year ago

Pass Rush vs. QB Matchups to Target/Avoid (Week 6)

In a unprecedented season of historic offensive production, identifying defensive units that apply a consistent pass rush is paramount. Passing has gone bananas. NFL completions (2,999), completion percentage (65.4), passing yards (32,215), passing touchdowns (228), points scored (3,030) and touchdowns (344) are the highest numbers in NFL history at this point in a season. There... Read More

1 year ago

Under-the-Radar Booms/Busts: Week 6

The byes are here, but so are the booms and busts! Drew Brees will not be breaking any more records this week as he and his New Orleans Saints are on bye, along with Matthew Stafford and his Detroit Lions. So do not look for Tre’Quam Smith or Kerryon Johnson to make the columns as... 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


Fantasy Football Q&A Mailbag - Week 6

Week 5 of the 2018 NFL Season is in the books, and here is a quick fantasy recap to keep you up to date. There were some familiar names leading the way at quarterback, with Aaron Rodgers at the top with 28.7 FPs, followed by Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Andrew Luck, and Ben Roethlisberger to... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Bomb - TE Start/Sit Advice (Week 6)

RotoBaller fantasy football lead editor Pierre Camus (@pfunk00) and writer Chris Mangano (@ChrisMangano) give their start/sit recommendations at the tight end position for Week 6 of the fantasy football season. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts! This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be... Read More

1 year ago

Defenses to Stream Against with Confidence

A football player is only as good as his matchup. For players on the fringes of fantasy rosters, that proves to be true more often than not. Take Blake Bortles, who has an average of 25.82 points per game (standard, four-point per passing touchdown) against weak pass defenses, such as the Chiefs, Patriots, and Jets.... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Bomb - QB Start/Sit Advice (Week 6)

RotoBaller fantasy football lead editor Pierre Camus (@pfunk00) and writer Chris Mangano (@ChrisMangano) give their start/sit recommendations at the quarterback position for Week 6 of the fantasy football season. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts! This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to... Read More

1 year ago

Is Case Keenum Holding The Broncos Back?

After a 2-0 start, the Denver Broncos have lost three straight games and are at a crossroads after five games with a daunting home matchup against the 5-0 Los Angeles Rams on deck in Week 6. The downfall started with a road loss at Baltimore and a heartbreaking home defeat to the Chiefs and star... Read More

1 year ago


Fantasy Bomb - Risers and Fallers for Week 6

RotoBaller fantasy football lead editor Pierre Camus (@pfunk00) and writer Chris Mangano (@ChrisMangano) discuss which players could see their fantasy value rise or fall most heading into Week 6 of the 2018 NFL season. This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87)... Read More

1 year ago

RotoRevolution - Running Back Start/Sit (Week 6)

RotoBaller Senior Fantasy Analyst Kyle Richardson (@krich1532) and expert Jake Hubman (@fntsyheadliners) give their start/sit recommendations at the running back position for Week 6 of the fantasy football season. This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every weekday... Read More

1 year ago

RotoRevolution - Wide Receiver Start/Sit (Week 6)

RotoBaller Senior Fantasy Analyst Kyle Richardson (@krich1532) and RotoBaller expert Jake Hubman (@fntsyheadliners) give their start/sit recommendations at the wide receiver position for Week 6 of the fantasy football season. This YouTube show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every... Read More

1 year ago

Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 6

While the New England Patriots-Indianapolis Colts rivalry wasn't as close a contest as football fans had hoped for last Thursday night, many players returned productive numbers for fantasy owners. Tom Brady and Andrew Luck both managed to eclipse the 300-passing yard mark and throw for an identical 3:2 touchdown-to-interception ratio, allowing for multiple pass-catchers to... 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


RotoRevolution - Waiver Wire Targets Week 6

RotoBaller Senior Fantasy Analyst Kyle Richardson (@krich1532) and expert Jake Hubman (@fntsyheadliners) give their waiver wire recommendations Week 6 of the fantasy football season. This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every weekday morning between 6-7 AM ET,... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Start/Sit - Monday Night Football Matchup Analysis

Not all sleeps are created equal. There's the "I had six too many adult beverages" sleep, the "I don't have a thing to do tomorrow so I'm turning off any and everything that could possibly wake me up unnaturally" sleep, the "If I lay down now, I'll get... one.. two.. three... hours of sleep" sleep...... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Matchups - Fantasy Football Game Breakdowns (Part 1)

Welcome to our Week 5 matchups analysis and starts/sits column for fantasy football. We'll be covering every matchup from every Sunday game to help you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. We'll also be updating this as injury reports come in so check back often. This article will cover the early slate of games, beginning... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Matchups - Fantasy Football Game Breakdowns (Part 2)

Welcome to the second part of our Week 5 matchups analysis and starts/sits column for fantasy football. We'll be covering every matchup from every Sunday game to help you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. We'll also be updating this as injury reports come in so check back often. This article will cover the late... 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


Week 5 Rankings Analysis - Nick Mariano vs. Industry ECR

Greetings, one and all, to the weekly column that puts my rankings under the microscope and gives me a chance to stand up for myself against the Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR). My hope is to help you understand why I’m significantly higher or lower on players than the expert crowd.  Who am I and why... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Football Pop Quiz - Week 5 Lineup Questions

Normally I try to write this column somewhere around mid-week, usually in the vein of trying to spend some quality time with my wife, work out a reasonable amount, and get my dog to stop biting my hand long enough to tire her out. Usually it doesn't mean I wait until Thursday to meet that... Read More

1 year ago

Flex Heroes and Zeroes - Week 5 Fantasy Football Picks

So close yet so far. I was ready to do a full victory lap on last week's calls in this column after Aaron Jones and Sterling Shepard had big games while Kenyan Drake and Keelan Cole proved to be duds. Then I looked at my QB picks. In retrospect, relying on Case Keenum to be... Read More

1 year ago

Inside the Tent - Week 5 NFL Injury Insight

It feels like Week 4 was the week of hamstring strains. Star running backs Dalvin Cook and Leonard Fournette were limited in Week 4 because of their hamstring injuries and T.Y. Hilton wasn't able to suit up for Thursday Night Football because of his hamstring strain. Also, on his way back to prominence both on... Read More

1 year ago

Under-the-Radar Booms/Busts: Week 5

I am entering Week 5 with a lot of confidence and motivation coming on the heels of my Week 4 predictions. I was right about almost everything in my last column! Chris Hogan, Quincy Enunwa and Javorius Allen were non-factors, while Sterling Shepard and Tyler Eifert (before his catastrophic ankle injury) had great games. Only... Read More

1 year ago


WR/CB Matchups to Target in DFS (Week 5)

We've reached that point in the year where teams are getting banged up, and whoever stays the healthiest playing a key role in virtually every matchup. Picking on the backups that precede starting defensive backs is a common strategy among DFS players, simply because it's a solid process. Fortunately, we have plenty of data to... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Consistency Reports - All Positions

We now have a quarter of a seasons worth of data at our fingertips and the cream has well and truly risen to the top. There are still some interesting names high in the rankings at quarterback and tight end. However, these are generally more variable positions. That is why both positions are often streamed... Read More

1 year ago

Week 5 Busts - Overvalued Players to Avoid In Fantasy Football

We're a quarter of the way through the fantasy football season, which means we're starting to get some good data to help us make decisions. Gone are the "ehh, sure, let's judge off one week of production" issues that plague the early days and here are the "okay, so that defense actually is good, I... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 5): Targets and Avoids

Week 4 of the NFL returned to normalcy with the big favorites winning easily, except for the Chargers. Not so many big favorites this week, but some intriguing options nonetheless. With more than 90% of survivor pools eliminated, you may not find a need to read this column. However, there's still plenty of good tidbits... Read More

1 year ago

More Recent Articles

 

Wide Receiver Matchups To Target In Week 15

In Week 14, DeAndre Hopkins and Michael Thomas were the high-end options that came through with solid performances, both finishing in the top-five even though they had fairly tough matchups. A.J. Brown finished as the No. 1 receiver on the week, scoring two touchdowns off of just seven targets, while Darius Slayton and Emmanuel Sanders... Read More


Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 15

Welcome to our Week 15 matchup analysis and start/sit column for fantasy football. We'll be covering every single contest from the Sunday slate in one convenient location, helping you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. Be sure to check back regularly because this article will be updated as news comes in regarding injuries and other... Read More


Woos and Boos - Starts and Sits for Week 15 Lineups

The trend of fresh faces being among the tops of the fantasy scoring leaderboard continued in Week 14. Across the skill positions, we saw players that took advantage of plus matchups and excelled for fantasy owners during the first week of the playoffs. Mitchell Trubisky and Drew Lock came out of nowhere to finish inside... Read More


Week 15 Fantasy Football Staff Rankings

Below you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football weekly rankings, tiers, player news and stats for the 2019 NFL season. Our Ranking Wizard displays our staff's rankings for various league formats, all in one easy place. Here's what you'll find: Weekly PPR Rankings Weekly Half-PPR Rankings Weekly Standard Rankings Dynasty League Rankings     Fantasy... Read More


Fantasy Football News and Injuries - Running Updates

Below is a quick-hit list of running notes on relevant injuries and player news, including pre-game reports and live in-game updates. Stay tuned for updates all throughout the week and on Sunday morning game day:   Week 15 James Conner is expected to make his return this week. Devante Parker (concussion) is good to go for... Read More


Week 15-16 Playoff Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Still doing things a little differently this week--for those of you who are still alive. I want to take a look at the playoffs as a whole (and in this case we are considering Weeks 14-16) and determine which DSTs you can ride all the way through and which ones you should stream this week.... Read More


Week 15 Stream Team - Free Agent and Bye-Week Streamers

Now that the playoffs are in full swing in most leagues and the final march for a championship has begun, streaming becomes a  necessary strategy. Knowing who to add and when to start them could be the ultimate difference-maker in a weekly matchup. Making the right streaming decisions could easily be the difference in winning... Read More


Key Starters and Tough Calls - Lineup Spotlights for Week 15

Welcome to Week 15, RotoBallers! Below you will find some of my spotlight plays and tough lineup decisions for the upcoming week of the fantasy football playoffs. These player selections are based on my Premium Weekly Lineup Rankings, available as part of the RotoBaller's NFL Premium Pass. Enter promo code KING at checkout for a... Read More


Week 15 Panic Room: Outlooks for Slumping and Injured Players

As you set your Week 15 fantasy football playoff lineups, there may be some players who make you feel very uncomfortable about starting them. Based on recent lackluster performances, injuries, or just an intangible bad vibe, it's a struggle to insert them into your lineup in a do-or-die week. But you may also nervous be... Read More


Drew Lock: Is He Ready For Fantasy Football Playoff Consideration?

There is much excitement in Denver after Drew Lock put on an air display at Houston last week. In just his second NFL start, the rookie threw for 309 yards and three TD passes, all in the first half, as the Broncos stunned the AFC South leaders, 38-24. The final score doesn’t indicate what type... Read More


Survive and Advance: The King's Guide to Fantasy Football Playoff Sanity and Success

As the playoffs progress in the NFL every season, media coverage ramps up. By the time we get to Super Bowl week, it's become a full-blown circus. There are microphones and recorders being shoved in players' faces at every waking moment, and the questions never stop. As the fantasy football playoffs move ahead, there is... Read More


Red Zone Usage Risers and Fallers - Week 15

We are at a crucial point in the season. Hopefully, your team is still alive, but there is always an opportunity to get your team in shape before that final push! As fantasy owners, we know that not all touches are equal. A touch in the red zone has an increased chance of scoring a... Read More


QB vs Pass Rush Matchups To Watch - Week 15

Week 15 is here, and the fantasy playoffs are rolling. Some head into the fantasy semifinals as big favorites but others are scrapping to keep their season alive. Real teams start at quarterback, and the position is pretty important for fantasy as well. Quarterbacks have changed the game for fantasy football this year with guys... Read More


Inside the Tent - Week 15 NFL Injury Insight

At RotoBaller, we can't stress enough the importance of keeping up with injuries and playing your best lineup week after week. Players are going to get injured, that's an unavoidable fact. What's avoidable though is making the wrong roster decisions based on the injuries surrounding your fantasy squad. If you want to dominate your leagues... Read More


NFL Matchup Ratings Tool - Weekly Player Projections

  If you see the red "Upgrade" button below, then you are not a Premium subscriber, or have not yet logged in. Learn more about our NFL Matchup Ratings and projections system. Editor's Note: Get any full-season NFL Premium Pass for 50% off. Our exclusive In-Season Lineup Tools, Lineup Optimizer and over 150 days of... Read More