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Woos and Boos - Starts and Sits for Week 6 Lineups

Week 6 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

If this season has proved anything, it's that DSTs can not be dismissed. This past week the Eagles threw up 35+ points in most formats, and you can bet that was the difference in plenty of matchups. The Patriots have proven that the right defense with the right schedule can be as valuable as a... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Football Mailbag - Week 6

This article's content may vary week-to-week, but generally, it will be answering questions fielded from either the @RotoBallerNFL twitter account or my personal one (@RotoSurgeon). This week, the focus is on start/sit questions, and there were plenty. Every week, many of us struggle with which quarterback to start, or who to flex, and I am... Read More

3 months ago

Week 6 Start/Sit: Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis

This game is a matchup of the two top teams in the NFC North, by the standings at least. The key to this game will, of course be the offenses. Both the Lions and Packers come into this game boasting offenses which rank in the top half of the NFL and this game should be... Read More

3 months ago

Week 6 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 5 is in the books, and the offenses are continuing to roll. When offenses are scoring, kickers are getting opportunities to put points on the board. In Week 6, more teams are on bye weeks, and that means we have to get a little more creative with who we're playing. Week 6 has several... Read More

3 months ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 6) - Targets and Avoids

The two double-digit favorites, Patriots and Eagles, did their part Sunday cruising to wins. However the Bears “great and vaunted” defense allows yet another game-winning drive, the Broncos Defense stifles the Chargers, and the Chiefs lose outright to the Colts at home knocking tons of entrants out in survivor. I rightly gave out the Patriots... Read More

3 months ago


QB vs Pass Rush Matchups to Watch - Week 6

Week 6 of the NFL season is here, and, while some defenses are getting their act together, offenses around the league are beginning to get things rolling. Every game on this week's slate has an over/under of at least 40, which is the first time that has happened this season. We're also getting to the... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Football Booms, Busts: Week 6 Lineups

Week 6 will be a test for fantasy football players and owners. This the NFL’s first bye week of the season where more than two teams are off. The good news for fantasy players is that the four teams on bye – Chicago, Indianapolis, Buffalo and Oakland – are not exactly loaded with explosive offenses... Read More

3 months ago

Quarterback Start/Sit Advice - Week 6

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano break down the quarterback position to help with tough fantasy football lineup decisions for Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season. They decide who to start or sit in order to give you the best advantage to win your weekly matchup. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube... Read More

3 months ago

Running Back Start/Sit Advice - Week 6

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano break down the running back position to help with tough fantasy football lineup decisions for Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season. They decide who to start or sit among those in RB3 or flex consideration. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest... Read More

3 months ago

Wide Receiver Start/Sit Advice - Week 6

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano break down the wide receiver position to help with tough fantasy football lineup decisions for Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season. They decide who to start or sit among those in WR3 or flex consideration. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on Youtube to get all our latest... Read More

3 months ago


The King's Week Six Lineup Rankings and Analysis (Premium Content)

Welcome back, RotoBallers!  Below you will find my Week Six fantasy football lineup rankings. The ranks are available in PPR, Half PPR and Standard formats. They will be updated as needed, so make sure to check back for the latest versions, especially on the weekends. Skill Position analysis versus the FantasyPros industry Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR)... Read More

PREMIUM 3 months ago

Tight End Start/Sit Advice - Week 6

Pierre Camus and Chris Mangano break down the tight end position to help with tough fantasy football lineup decisions for Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season. They decide who to start or sit in order to give you the best advantage to win your weekly matchup. Like and subscribe to the RotoBaller channel on... Read More

3 months ago

Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 6

Russell Wilson is making a strong case for MVP. The Seattle Seahawks signal-caller threw for 268 passing yards and four touchdowns en route to beating the visiting Los Angeles Rams last Thursday night. He currently ranks first in touchdowns, first in pass rating, and second in completion percentage with zero interceptions on the year. On... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Confusion in Kansas City

The postgame scene in front of Travis Kelce’s locker spoke volumes about Kansas City’s Sunday Night Football loss to the Colts from both reality and fantasy perspectives. According to ESPN’s Adam Teicher, Travis Kelce was sitting alone with his head in his hands after most of the locker room had cleared out. Indianapolis had just... Read More

4 months ago

Warning Signs: Stefon Diggs, Le'Veon Bell, Baker Mayfield

Another week, another surprising loss. At least this one did not take place on American soil. The Raiders took down the Bears in London, proving no one really knows what is going to happen any given week in the NFL. It also looks like there really is no dominant team in the NFC. This works for... Read More

4 months ago


Week 5 Disaster Recovery: Odell Beckham Jr.

Welcome to Disaster Recovery, where each week I'll examine why your studs played like duds. This isn't a place to find out why you should have sat a player for somebody on your bench. Disaster Recovery is to examine the guys who you didn't think twice about starting, and deciding if you should be panicking at all about... Read More

4 months ago

Act Now! What to Do With a Winning or Losing Record

We're still just five weeks into the season so don’t panic!  Ok, maybe you should panic if you’re 0-5 or 1-4, but it’s time to channel that energy into action. There are strategies that are relevant to teams in this situation that you should have already been enacting. The same holds true for the lucky... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 5

Welcome to our Week 5 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

4 months ago

Wide Receiver Matchups To Target in Week 5

In Week 4, Cooper Kupp and Kenny Golladay came through in a big way if you rolled them out in your DFS lineups. The other wide receivers that were recommended in this weekly piece didn't have the greatest days at the office. D.J. Moore had a great matchup, but he simply wasn't targeted often enough... Read More

4 months ago

The King's Key Starters and Tough Calls - Lineup Spotlights for Week 5

Welcome to Week 5, RotoBallers! Below you will find some of my spotlight plays and tough lineup decisions for the upcoming week of the fantasy football season. These player selections are based off 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

4 months ago


Week 5 Busts? Players To Consider Avoiding

A quarter of the season is in the books. So what have we learned? The Dolphins are by far the worst team in the NFL and could lose all 16 games, but the Redskins aren't far behind and are turning to Colt McCoy at quarterback. The undefeated Chiefs, as expected, have the best offense in... Read More

4 months ago

Week 5 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

That Patriots have to play a legitimate offense at some point, right? This week they've got...sigh. Never mind. 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. In case you missed it, this is... Read More

4 months ago

Week 5 Start/Sit: Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis

Finally, a decent Monday night game. Well, at least on paper. The Cleveland Browns come across the entire country from Baltimore to take on a 49ers team coming off a bye. Pretty unfair but it is the NFL, so it is par for the course. San Francisco is undefeated at 3-0 despite George Kittle not... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Football Mailbag - Week 5

This article's content may vary week-to-week, but generally, it will be answering questions fielded from either the @RotoBallerNFL twitter account or my personal one (@RotoSurgeon). This week, the focus is on start/sit questions, and there were plenty. Every week, many of us struggle with which quarterback to start, or who to flex, and I am... Read More

4 months ago

Pass Rush vs QB Matchups to Watch - Week 5

Week 5 is here, and we have NFL offenses rocking and rolling. Defenses are adjusting to the new rules of pass interference, and life is getting even harder on cornerbacks that are trying to play the ball without causing too much contact. In the trenches, offensive lines were dealing with chemistry issues to start the... Read More

4 months ago


Week 5 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 5 of the NFL season is here, and the offenses are starting to get even more in sync. Of the 15 games this week three different teams scored 40 or more points, including the Los Angeles Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers combining for 95 points in a 55-40 final. In Week 5, we'll be... Read More

4 months ago

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

Week 4 was finally a week where the underdogs came through. More than a quarter of entries in pools were knocked out thanks to the Rams, Colts,  Texans and Ravens all losing. My survivor plays were 4-2 last Sunday, as I managed to avoid the Texans and Ravens, with their opponents, the Panthers and Browns,... Read More

4 months ago

Under-The-Radar Booms/Busts: Week 5

One month of the NFL regular season is in the books! I hope for your sake you have been using more booms than busts in your fantasy football lineups. The best news for fantasy players this week is that the lowly Miami Dolphins are on bye. If you have been using Josh Rosen, Kenyan Drake,... Read More

4 months ago

The Stream Team - Week 5 Priority Free Agents

Now that bye weeks are in full swing, streaming becomes a more viable and almost 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 throughout the season could easily be the difference in winning a championship. Each week, I... Read More

4 months 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