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Week 3 Sits and Starts - Sorensen's Matchup Analysis

Week 3 Running Back Rankings & Matchups Analysis

Below you will find our Week 3 running back rankings, to help determine your RB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Bill Dubiel (@Roto_Dubs), Nick Mariano (@NMariano53) and Ben Ruppert (@Ben_Ruppert_21). Lead columnist Bill Dubiel also highlights some RB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 3, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who... Read More

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Week 3 Tight End Rankings & Matchups Analysis

Below you will find our Week 3 tight end rankings, to help determine your TE starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Bill Dubiel (@Roto_Dubs), Nick Mariano (@NMariano53) and Ben Ruppert (@Ben_Ruppert_21). Lead columnist Bill Dubiel also highlights some TE rankings and matchups analysis for Week 3, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who he doesn't,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Wide Receiver Rankings & Matchups Analysis

Below you will find our Week 3 wide receivers rankings, to help determine your WR starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Bill Dubiel (@Roto_Dubs), Nick Mariano (@NMariano53) and Ben Ruppert (@Ben_Ruppert_21). Lead columnist Bill Dubiel also highlights some WR rankings and matchups analysis for Week 3, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Quarterback Rankings & Matchups Analysis

Below you will find our Week 3 quarterback rankings, to help determine your QB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Bill Dubiel (@Roto_Dubs), Nick Mariano (@NMariano53) and Ben Ruppert (@Ben_Ruppert_21). Lead columnist Bill Dubiel also highlights some QB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 3, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who he doesn't, and... Read More

3 years ago

Fantasy Mad Libs - Starts and Sits for Week 3

“So, how many guys are left on your team this week?” That was how my conversation started this week with my former roommate, who I talk to about once a week. Time zones now mean we can call before he starts his job as a restaurant manager, and as I come home from my marketing job... Read More

3 years ago


Week 3 Standard Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 3 standard rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 3. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 3 PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 3. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Half PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 3 Half-PPR rankings for fantasy football. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 3. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow,... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Thursday Night NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

It's time for the Week 3 installment of Thursday night matchups with my start/sit recommendations. This week, the Houston Texans face off against the New England Patriots. Both teams are off to a 2-0 start and hope to continue on the way to winning their respective divisions again this season. Something's gotta give... Each week of the... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Rankings Analysis: Nick Mariano vs. Industry Consensus

Week 2 was pretty painful, not going to lie. We saw a lot of injuries rack up, and the game with the biggest projected point total (NO/NYG) fell flat on its face. Naturally I leaned heavily on that last week, I should’ve known better than to rely on the Giants (my childhood team) to make... Read More

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NFL Survivor League Picks – Survivor Pool Targets and Avoids (Week 3)

Week 3 is do or die for some NFL teams. Starting a season 0-3 spells doom. In NFL history, only five teams have made the playoffs after starting 0-3. Teams like the Bills, Colts, and Washington are in must-win situations. More on these matchups below. Editor's Note: Be sure to check out FantasyAces DFS contests for... Read More

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Waiver Wire Podcast: Week 3 Targets & Injury Replacements

RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and esteemed co-host Anthony Aniano of RotoBaller Radio discuss the most relevant fantasy football topics, injury news and waiver wire pickups for Week 3. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday between 5-7 PM EST. You can also find new weekly shows on BlogTalkRadio live... Read More

3 years ago

Week 3 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2016 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

Did you survive the Week 2 injury storm? Below are RotoBaller's Week 3 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target at the end of your 2016 drafts for Week 3 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our tiered defense rankings are your guide to drafting defenses, making waiver wire pickups/adds to... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Monday Night (MNF) Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

Only one Monday night game this week? Yes, we're past the season openers, so it's time for the Week 2 version of the Monday night matchups analysis with my start/sit recommendations. This week, the Philadelphia Eagles travel to Solider Field to face the Chicago Bears. The Eagles look to build on their surprising success from rookie... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Sits and Starts - Sorensen's Matchup Analysis

One week is in the books and now, it is safe to say that you have already attacked the waiver wire for all of those potential Week 1 superstars. Eli Rogers. Jeremy Kerley. Nelson Agholor. These are just some of the many unexpected names that would have been worth starting last week. With the amount... Read More

3 years ago


Week 2 NFL Matchups Analysis (Part 1) - Sit/Start for Fantasy Football

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find part one of our Week 2 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis for the 2016 NFL football season. Ben Ruppert breaks down the first half of the Week 2 matchups to help you prepare your lineups to win this week. Be sure to also check out part... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 NFL Matchups Analysis (Part 2) - Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find part two of our Week 2 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis for the 2016 NFL football season. Pierre Camus breaks down the second half of the Week 2 matchups to help you prepare your lineups to win this week. Be sure to also check out part one of this week's matchups analysis... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Rankings Analysis: Nick Mariano vs. Industry Consensus

Week 1 was quite a doozy, wasn't it? Well, sort of. My condolences go out to Keenan Allen and his owners. Be smart, be savvy, attack desperate owners and do not drop a stud who underperformed in Week 1. We are gathered here today to take a look at my rankings for Week 2 and... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts: 2016 Fantasy Tiers & Rankings

We're back, gang! Below are RotoBaller's Week 2 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target at the end of your 2016 drafts 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... Read More

3 years ago

NFL Survivor League Picks – Survivor Pool Targets and Avoids (Week 2)

It was one of the best opening weekends the NFL has had in some time. Week 1 ended after the ultimate duel between Case Keenum and Blaine Gabbert. They combined to throw for 300 total yards. Astonishing. This highlight doesn’t even show a pass that Keenum completed. Is Jeff Fisher really sure Jared Goff isn’t... Read More

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Week 2 DraftKings: Lineup Picks, FLEX Values & DFS Sleepers

It’s easy to let your DraftKings FLEX spot be left up to the amount of salary remaining after you fill out the rest of the squad. That’s the ‘flex-by-default’ strategy, and the purpose of this Week Two DraftKings DFS article is to help you avoid it. You can and should use the FLEX spot to strengthen and... Read More

3 years ago

Fantasy Mad Libs: Starts and Sits for Week 2

Week 1 is officially in the books, and I don't know if I feel good. My picks were largely decent, and the games were very close. But much like the cast from the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton," I can never be truly satisfied. David Johnson looked great even in a losing effort, but I have to wonder... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 2 PPR rankings for fantasy football. Here are our standard rankings for Week 2, and half-PPR ranks as well. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 2. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Half-PPR Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 2 half-PPR rankings for fantasy football. Here are our standard rankings for Week 2, and PPR ranks as well. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 2. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free... Read More

3 years ago

Week 2 Standard Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find our overall Week 2 standard rankings for fantasy football. Here are our half-PPR rankings for Week 2, and PPR ranks as well. Three of our lead fantasy football columnists, Nick Mariano, Bill Dubiel and Ben Ruppert, have analyzed the NFL matchups and game slates for Week 2. Below you will find their consensus staff ranks. Feel free... Read More

3 years ago


Week 1 NFL Matchups Analysis (Part 2) - Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find part two of our Week 1 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis for the 2016 NFL football season. Ben Ruppert breaks down the second half of the Week 1 matchups to help you prepare your lineups to win this week. Be sure to also check out part one of this week's matchups... Read More

3 years ago

Week 1 NFL Matchups Analysis (Part 1) - Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

What's up RotoBallers. Below you will find part one of our Week 1 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis for the 2016 NFL football season. Pierre Camus breaks down the first half of the Week 1 matchups to help you prepare your lineups to win this week. Be sure to also check out part two of this week's matchups analysis by... Read More

3 years ago

Week 1 Standard Rankings (Top 300)

What's up RotoBallers. The NFL season is about to kickoff, and we're ready to rock. Below you will find our overall Week 1 standard rankings for fantasy football. You can find our rankings for PPR and Half-PPR here. Editor's Note: Purchase a full season NFL Premium Pass (including Draft Kit + DFS Premium), and also get MLB Premium + DFS for... Read More

3 years ago

Week 1 Rankings Analysis: Nick Mariano vs. Industry Consensus

Welcome one and all to the 2016 fantasy football season. We’re just one long day away from the first of 512 regular season games, which will undoubtedly be filled with lots of triumph and heartbreak, gloating and shame. We are gathered here today to take a look at my rankings for Week 1 and how... Read More

3 years ago

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