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Week 1 Defense (DEF) Streamers, Starts & Draft Targets: 2016 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 1 Sits and Starts - Sorensen's Matchup Analysis

Year after year. Week after week. Every sports analyst. Every sports website. They all voice their opinions of which players they like and which players they do not like to play this week. The most notable column out there is Matthew Berry’s. The fantasy expert has the ability to relate his everyday adventures to fantasy.... Read More

3 years ago

Fantasy Fill-Ins: Week 1

Welcome to Fantasy Fill-Ins, where each week I play a type of “Mad Libs”-style game that gives you perspective about the fantasy football landscape. The guys at RotoBallers were nice enough to let me run wild with the idea of suggesting players to go all in on, and players to avoid, in a different and... Read More

3 years ago

NFL Survivor League Picks – Survivor Pool Targets and Avoids (Week 1)

As you all know football is back. I'm not going to bore you about cliches. Rather, let's get right into week one. Week one is always the hardest week to gamble on. This year’s opening weekend is one of the more difficult in recent years. I have scrolled through the lines at sportsbook.ag more than 20... Read More

3 years ago

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

It's the first game of the 2016 NFL season, and I'm here to analyze the Thursday night matchups with my start/sit recommendations. This week, it's a repeat of Super Bowl 50 between the champion Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down every game and providing you with... 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


Week 1 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 One 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

Who Are the Biggest Potential Busts for Super Bowl 50?

Who are the biggest potential busts for Super Bowl 50? Look no further. Below I have highlighted three players who are Grade-A prime candidates for dudding it up in the year's biggest game. I've done my analysis, and shared my thoughts as to why these players may have a slow day at the office. Do you... Read More

4 years ago

Conference Championships - DFS Lineup Busts & Avoids

Risky Daily Fantasy Football Playoffs Starts Brandon Lafell (WR, NE) I feel like at this point most people are painfully aware that Brandon Lafell is a risky weekly start in any situation. Lafell has struggled to balance his addiction to butterfingers and the need to catch the ball to keep his job for his entire career. Every week is... Read More

4 years ago

NFL DFS Matchups Analysis & Lineup Sleepers (AFC)

As we enter into the AFC divisional round playoffs this weekend, with Pittsburg vs. Denver and Kansas City vs. New England, I will be highlighting some players who are likely going to show up with big games for their teams. To keep things interesting, I also will be mentioning a few players who are more under-the-radar and could perform... Read More

4 years ago

NFL DFS Matchups Analysis & Lineup Sleepers (NFC)

As we enter into the NFC divisional round playoffs this weekend, with Arizona vs. Green Bay and Seattle vs Carolina, I will be highlighting some players who are likely going to show up with big games for their teams. To keep things interesting, I also will be mentioning a few players who are more under-the-radar and could... Read More

4 years ago


Divisional Playoffs Busts & Avoids For Fantasy Football

Risky Daily Fantasy Football Playoffs Starts Jonathan Stewart (RB, CAR) First up, an obvious choice with Jonathan Stewart. Although having already played a great game against the Seahawks earlier in the year, he's coming back into the lineup after dealing with injury in the last few weeks. In his previous matchup with the Seahawks, he managed... Read More

4 years ago

Divisional Round NFL Matchups, DFS 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

Wild Card Round NFL Matchups, DFS 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

FanDuel Week 17 Lineup Picks: David Johnson, Antonio Brown, Eli Manning, Eric Decker

This is the final week of the NFL regular season, and there are plenty of great FanDuel DFS options on this slate! Teams have clinched the playoffs, and some players are bound to be benched - so keeping an eye on that type of information will increase your opportunity to win immensely this week. In... Read More

4 years ago

Upset Picks For Week 17 Of The NFL Season

I went 2-1 straight up and against the spread this past week. Last week I wrote, "There's due to be one huge upset this week." That upset was the Rams beating the Seahawks in Seattle as 13-point underdogs. I have little interest in games this week that are meaningless, therefore I will focus on games that have playoff... Read More

4 years ago


Week 17 Rankings & Matchups Analysis (Standard & PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 16 is complete and we hope you managed to secure a win and make it into the championships (or win them if your leagues are over). For those who are still playing, today we are bringing you our Week 17 fantasy football playoff championship rankings to help prepare you for your Week 17 playoff... Read More

4 years ago

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Week 16 WR Rankings & Matchups: A.J. Green, Calvin Johnson, Demaryius Thomas

Below you will find our Week 16 wide receivers rankings, to help determine your WR starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some WR rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 RB Rankings & Matchups: James White, Chris Ivory, Charcandrick West

Below you will find our Week 16 running backs rankings, to help determine your RB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some RB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes,... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 TE Rankings & Matchups: Jordan Reed, Zach Ertz, Travis Kelce

Below you will find our Week 16 tight ends rankings, to help determine your TE starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some TE rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 QB Rankings & Matchups: Ben Roethlisberger, Tyrod Taylor, Teddy Bridgewater

Below you will find our Week 16 quarterbacks rankings, to help determine your QB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some QB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who... Read More

4 years ago


Week 16 Championship Rankings & Matchups Analysis (Standard & PPR)

What's up RotoBallers. Week 15 is complete and we hope you managed to secure a win and make it into the championships. To celebrate, today we are bringing you our Week 16 fantasy football playoff championship rankings to help prepare you for your Week 16 playoff matchups. Below you will find both PPR rankings and standard league... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

Vladimir De Wet breaks down the second half of the Week 16 matchups for the 2015 NFL football season. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate,... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Busts for Fantasy Football: Javorius Allen, Marvin Jones, Jason Witten

Risky Fantasy Football Championship Lineup Starts Javorius Allen (RB, BAL) Buck Allen has had two absolutely dreadful weeks in a row on the ground, with just 32 rushing yards on 12 carries over that span. He fumbled in both contests and failed to find the end zone either week. Interestingly, Allen has not scored a... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Daily Divide: DFS Picks and Stacks

Daily Divide: Week 16 Nathan and Matt each offer Week 16 cash game picks for every position, then the other insults or compliments those picks, as warranted. They hope their arguments debates provide enough information to make help people make sound decisions for their DFS lineups. Matt: Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Habari gani, and to... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 DraftKings Cheap Tournament Plays: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Frank Gore, Rueben Randle, & More!

Where has the time gone? Two weeks are left in the NFL regular season and while the pros are vying for playoff spots and season long fantasy owners are going for the championships, you DFS vets are simply playing another week. As always this late in the season, be careful that you aren't drawing too much out... Read More

4 years ago


Week 15 NFL Recap: Injuries, Breakout Performers & Game by Game Analysis

Strangely, for as many unfortunately timed injuries as there were in week 15, most of them appear to be straight forward enough that they’re best served holding off on discussing until we get into the individual games. I will say, however, that outside of a few exceptions, most of the replacement level players won’t be... Read More

4 years ago

Top 3 Upset Picks for Week 16 of the NFL Season

Last week my picks were 0-3 straight up, but 2-1 against the spread. I really thought it would be a crazy upset week. It had that feel. Maybe this week sees a nutty upset.   Recap of Picks The Giants had no business even being on the same field with the Panthers for three quarters... 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

More Recent Articles

 

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Conference Championships Matchups Analysis

Welcome to our NFL Conference Championships matchups analysis and start/sit column for fantasy football. We'll be covering both of the AFC and NFC contests from the Sunday slate, helping you make the best decisions for your DFS contests this weekend. Be sure to check back regularly because this article will be updated as news comes in regarding injuries... 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


Conference Championships 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


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


Dynasty Players to Sell in 2020

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano share their top sell candidates for dynasty football leagues in the 2020 fantasy football preseason. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest podcasts and catch us on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio as well! Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210,... 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 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


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


Four and Out: Fantasy Outlooks for Divisional Round Losers

For the four teams that were eliminated in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs, the offseason has begun. For many fantasy football owners, the days have already started counting down to next season. Owners in dynasty leagues have started to mull over their decisions.  How some guys perform in the playoffs can certainly alter... 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 Busts of 2019: Wide Receivers

After a very interesting season of fantasy football action, many owners were left with a bitter taste in their mouth from a few of the “elite” NFL wide receivers. While Michael Thomas dominated and Julio Jones was his usual reliable self, not all was good if you played it safe by taking a receiver early.... Read More


Quarterback Risers and Fallers: 2019 Season Review

This article will examine the biggest risers and fallers at the quarterback position, which proved to be the most impactful in fantasy leagues as is often the case. Of the top-25 players in fantasy this season, 18 of them played the QB position and none of the 18 scored less than 280 fantasy points on... 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


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