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

Heroes and Zeroes - Week 5 Fantasy Football Picks

Sometimes you just get that feeling... this week is going to be special. A typical NFL week can turn into a horror show when it's rife with injuries, or if the team you had stacked in multiple leagues gets upset at home... cough cough, Falcons, cough... But this is one of those weeks where each game... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Pop Quiz - NFL Questions for Week 5

When I'm not phoning in my once-a-week column, I'm in digital marketing. For the most part it means I'm behind a computer working on one of dozens of things, or on a phone. But this week, I got away from the computer, and after a few years of work at a sports-related startup, I was back... Read More

2 years ago

Top 10 Fantasy Football Lineup Busts - Week 5

Some anecdotes from my home league that illustrate some thought processes about a few of last week's bust picks: Two weeks ago, two teams in my league made a trade: Dez Bryant for Amari Cooper. This was before Cooper stopped existing the past two weeks and I was, at the time, surprised someone would give up... Read More

2 years ago

Week 5 Rankings Analysis - Pierre Camus vs. Industry Consensus

Now things get interesting. We have some high-profile offenses taking the week off and it seems like all the matchups this week are all or nothing. There could be upwards of 60 points on the board in the Pats-Bucs, Packers-Cowboys, and Chiefs-Texans games. Then there are the games that you only watch when Red Zone... Read More

2 years ago

Week 5 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2017 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 5 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream and start for Week 5 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, avoid or stream for Week... Read More

2 years ago


Week 5 Half PPR Rankings (Top 300)

Welcome back RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 5 Half-PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 4. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or let them know... Read More

2 years ago

Week 5 Standard (Non-PPR) Rankings: Top 300

Below you will find our overall Week 5 standard rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 5. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or let them know how much you... Read More

2 years ago

Week 5 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 5 PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 4. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or... Read More

2 years ago

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Thursday Night Matchups Analysis (Week 5)

So much for a thrilling Bears-Packers rivalry game... What I thought might be more than a blowout Thursday Night Football game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers ended up being a foregone conclusion by the end of the third quarter, with Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, and Davante Adams each having caught a touchdown... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits - Week 4 Matchups

Welcome to our Week 4 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. I'll be on Reddit each Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning... Read More

2 years ago


Week 4 Dynasty Matchup Analysis

You probably have found enough articles that explain what to watch for each week. For the dynasty community however, we look at each week a little differently. Breaking down each matchup with a dynasty focus will allow you to buy or sell players early. The key to winning long term in dynasty formats is being... Read More

2 years ago

Heroes and Zeroes - Week 4 Fantasy Football Picks

Last week went much better, as the players who are supposed to be stars actually played like it, even some that we didn't expect to. As predicted in this column, Kirk Cousins went bananas, as did Kareem Hunt and A.J. Green. James White... not so much (that's what I get for trying to trust a... Read More

2 years ago

Week 4 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2017 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 4 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream and start for Week 4 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, avoid or stream for Week... Read More

2 years ago

Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis (Week 4)

Happy Monday RotoBallers! While you might be back at work and/or on the grind today, there's always some solace in knowing that Monday Night Football awaits. And if yesterday's Sunday slate was a preview of what's to come tonight, we should be in for a good one. Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins travel to... Read More

2 years ago

Top 10 Fantasy Football Lineup Busts - Week 4

We're about to reach the quarter-mark of the 2017 NFL season and the fantasy football picture still feels unsettled. For example: is Jordan Howard going to live up to his ADP? Uhh, maybe! Were Brandin Cooks' first two weeks of usage a fluke and this is what we get moving foward? Hmm, I don't know!... Read More

2 years ago


What To Do with Cam Newton? Bench or Start?

Cam Newton is a bit more than a year removed from one of the best year-long performances by any fantasy player ever. Cam scored over 425 points in standard leagues that year, logging 35 touchdowns through the air and 10 on the ground. For the first four years of his career, Cam Newton showed himself... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Pop Quiz - Questions for Week 4 Lineups

A friend of mine shared a Facebook post this week that I found myself relating to very differently than he intended. He mused that before he became a parent, he swore he'd always answer his kids' questions with well thought out, logical responses. When he, y'know, actually became a parent, his responses were much more comical,... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Bomb Podcast - Week 4, Take Me Away

RotoBallers Pierre Camus and Adam Hammer rejoice in better football after Week 3, cut bait on some dead fish, and take a look at the rookie running back scene. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday between 5-7 PM EST. You can also find... Read More

2 years ago

Thursday Night Football Matchup Analysis (Week 4)

Talk about a surprise shootout in San Francisco! The Los Angeles Rams' Week 3 matchup against the 49ers last Thursday was an exciting rebound from a boring Texans-Bengals game, with quarterback Jared Goff leading the way to a thrilling 41-39 victory. Todd Gurley and Carlos Hyde each had 25-plus carries and two touchdowns in what... Read More

2 years ago

Week 4 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 4 PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 4. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or... Read More

2 years ago


Week 4 Standard Rankings (Top 300)

Below you will find our overall Week 4 standard rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 4. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or let them know how much you... Read More

2 years ago

Week 4 Half PPR Rankings (Top 300)

Welcome back RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 4 Half-PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Bill Dubiel, Pierre Camus and Frankie Soler, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 4. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or let them know... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Football Mailbag – Trust Your Big Guns

After a Week 1 where six teams failed to score double digit points and a Week 2 where the same amount of teams failed to even score a touchdown, Week 3 was the breath of fresh air that fans were waiting for in this young season (on the field). Exactly half of the games played finished... Read More

2 years ago

Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis (Week 3)

Happy Monday RotoBallers! While you might be back at work and/or on the grind today, there's always some solace in knowing that Monday Night Football awaits. And if yesterday's Sunday slate was a preview of what's to come tonight, we should be in for a good one. The 1-1 Cowboys travel to the 1-1 Cardinals... Read More

2 years ago

Week 3 Fantasy Football Matchups - Lineup Starts and Sits

Welcome to our Week 3 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. I'll be on Reddit Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning to answer all your start/sit questions as well. You can also reach me directly on... Read More

2 years ago


Heroes and Zeroes - Week 3 Fantasy Football Picks

There were some clear fantasy heroes that emerged out of nowhere in Week 2, such as Jermaine Kearse, Chris Thompson, and J.J. Nelson. Others were less surprising, such as Derek Carr, Tom Brady, and Rob Gronkowski. This week promises more unexpected performances, as 0-2 teams get desperate and scratch and claw for a victory. It... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Pop Quiz - NFL Week 3

There are two types of football articles; those based in analytics, and those based in opinion. Admittedly the opinion ones ("Does Rob Gronkowski Fully Appreciate Career Touchdown 69?") are a bit more fun and easier to write, and very few articles utilize one without the other, but it always come down to one of two things; can I prove... Read More

2 years ago

Week 3 Dynasty Matchup Analysis

You probably have found enough articles that explain what to watch for each week. For the dynasty community however, we look at each week a little differently. Breaking down each matchup with a dynasty focus will allow you to buy or sell players early. The key to winning long term in dynasty formats is being... Read More

2 years ago

Top 10 Fantasy Lineup Busts - Week 3

Another week in the NFL and another disappointing fantasy performance by [insert the name of someone or, more likely, someones from your lineup here]. I saw on Reddit earlier that there's only been 11 100-yard receiving games through two weeks after there were 30 last season, so it's not just you who's thinking that something... Read More

2 years ago

Week 3 Rankings Analysis - Pierre Camus vs. Industry Consensus

You win some, you lose some. That's the most gross oversimplification one could possibly make in regards to sports and life itself, but it's also the one that always holds true. By remembering that we are not infallible, it keeps us humble yet motivated to keep pursuing victory. This is what I've been telling myself... Read More

2 years ago


More Recent Articles

 

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


Tight End ADP Winners and Losers: 2019 Season Review

I've always believed that it is easier to lose a fantasy championship than to win it on draft day. It makes sense, as sure-fire players are expected to reward their owners with a lower risk-factor than the other way around and thus they're always drafter earlier. If they put up a season-long dud, though, you'll... Read More


Running Back ADP Winners and Losers: 2019 Season Review

I've always believed that it is easier to lose a fantasy championship than to win it on draft day. It makes sense, a sure-fire player is expected to reward his owners with a lower risk-factor than the other way around and thus they're always drafter earlier. If they end up as a season-long dud, though,... Read More


Biggest Surprises of 2019: Tight End

The 2019 NFL season was anything but predictable. I mean, the Tennessee Titans made the AFC title game! Andrew Luck retired right before the season! [Insert one of many, many other things here, because all lists need three items but I couldn't decide between all the possible third options.] One position where things at the... Read More


Wide Receiver Risers and Fallers: 2019 Season Review

We continue our series covering the biggest risers and fallers of 2019 with the wide receiver position. I'll look at both 2018 and 2019 statistical outcomes from every player, contrast their performances, calculate differences in each category and come up with the most prominent names going forward. This past season, receivers didn't dominate in fantasy,... Read More


Wide Receiver ADP Winners and Losers: 2019 Season Review

I've always believed that it is easier to lose a fantasy championship than to win it on draft day. It makes sense, as sure-fire players are expected to reward his owners with a lower risk-factor than the other way around and thus they're always drafter earlier. If they put up a season-long dud, though, you'll... Read More


XFL Fantasy Football Rankings (Preseason)

As of this writing, there is exactly one month until XFL regular-season action begins. On February 8, the latest upstart professional league will kickoff (again) with spring football. It goes without saying that we hope it goes better than the first time, back in 2001, and lasts longer than the AAF. Before you settle in... Read More


Biggest Busts of 2019: Quarterback

The 2019 NFL season is over, and it's time to look back on what happened. 2019 was a year where some quarterbacks -- Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen -- leaped up to the top of the fantasy charts, while other guys faded from where they were expected to perform. Today, I want to talk about three... Read More


Quarterback ADP Winners and Losers: 2019 Season Review

I've always believed that it is easier to lose a fantasy championship than to win it on draft day. It makes sense, as sure-fire players are expected to reward their owners with a lower risk-factor than the other way around and thus they're always drafter earlier. If they put up a season-long dud, though, you'll... Read More


Biggest Breakouts of 2019: Running Back

The 2019 fantasy football was filled with plenty of surprises across the board. Between guys like Devante Parker breaking out and David Johnson being a total dud, there was plenty of action that kept the fantasy season interesting. At the running back position, there were some very interesting young names that took off and broke... Read More