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The Cut List (Week 7) - Time to Let Go?

Even in the most bizarre of NFL seasons, the first six weeks of 2020 have provided us plenty of information with which to evaluate most players' rest-of-year outlooks. We've given our fringe starters the chance to show us something. We've held onto that tight end or wide receiver with breakout potential for more than a... Read More

4 months ago

Key Moves to Save the Season for Winless Fantasy Teams

No fantasy football manager ever goes into the season thinking he or she is staring down the barrel of an 0-3 start. Maybe we have a roster spot or two we can foresee giving us issues, but unless we possess the most defeatist of attitudes, we likely feel the team we drafted will give us... Read More

5 months ago

WR Stat Sleepers: Fantasy Points Per Target

In 2019, Marvin Jones Jr. averaged 2.13 fantasy points per target in ESPN standard PPR scoring. "What is that supposed to mean to me?" you ask. Fair enough. That's an odd stat to throw out there without any context. Instead, what if I phrased it as follows: In 2019, Marvin Jones Jr. averaged more fantasy points... Read More

6 months ago

The Perfect Pair: Turning Mid-Round QBs Into QB1 Value

Since 2015, I've been in a fantasy football league with a guy whose sole mission on draft day is to select Tom Brady. And when I say it is his sole mission, I do not mean he takes four or five backs and receivers and then grabs Brady a round early just to make sure... Read More

7 months ago

RotoBaller Experts League No. 2 Draft Recap

Here at RotoBaller, there is no such thing as being in too many fantasy baseball leagues. Some of the writers here are lucky enough to participate in The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, which pits writers, analysts, and experts from all across the baseball community against each other. One RotoBaller writer even started a relievers-only bullpen... Read More

7 months ago


Five Questions About the 2020 NFL Season You Want Answered

Back in 2001, Denzel Washington treated us to one of the most legendary acting performances of all time with his portrayal of Alonzo Harris in Training Day. Among his countless memorable moments in that masterpiece of a crime drama are the times he repeatedly reminds bright-eyed rookie Jake Hoyt, "It's not what you know. It's what... Read More

8 months ago

Fantasy Power Rankings for NFL Teams (#1-10)

We finish out our NFL team power rankings for fantasy purposes with the cream of the crop. If you didn't catch the first two parts of this series, check out teams 21-32 here and 11-20 here. As any experienced fantasy football enthusiast knows, evaluating individual players is only part of the equation when it comes... Read More

9 months ago

Fantasy Power Rankings for NFL Teams (#11-20)

You may have already caught the first part of this series, looking at the bottom tier of NFL teams as far as fantasy relevance. Now we move on to the middle tier. As any experienced fantasy football enthusiast knows, evaluating individual players is only part of the equation when it comes to building a roster.... Read More

9 months ago

Fantasy Power Rankings for NFL Teams (#21-32)

As any experienced fantasy football enthusiast knows, evaluating individual players is only part of the equation when it comes to building a roster. There are many instances in which the team a player plays for is just as important as his ability and talent. And in these cases, the determining factor is not always whether... Read More

9 months ago

Roto Strategy - Is Punting Steals a Good Idea?

In fantasy baseball, there are two scoring categories that are somewhat exclusive to a certain type of player: stolen bases and saves. Saves are obvious; only closers can earn them. As such, fantasy owners must decide how important that category is to the overall construction of their roster. If we value the stat, we'll draft... Read More

12 months ago


When and How Do You Target Sleepers on Draft Day?

A popular buzzword this time of year is "sleeper." Every fantasy baseball writer, podcaster, and radio analyst wants you to know why their sleeper is the one you should be targeting on draft day. Conversely, your league mates hope you've never even heard of their sleeper. As I prepared to write this article, I found... Read More

12 months ago

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Divisional Round Matchups Analysis

Welcome to our Divisional Round matchups analysis and start/sit column for fantasy football. We'll be covering all of the games from the Saturday and Sunday slates, helping you make the best decisions for your playoff lineups and DFS contests this weekend. Be sure to check back regularly because this article will be updated as news comes in... Read More

1 year ago

Redskins Defense Embarrassed By Cowboys

The Washington Redskins Defense was not entirely without redeemable qualities throughout the 2019 season, but this unit did not end the year showing many signs of encouragement. Washington gave up a combined 88 points in its final two contests, including 47 to Dallas in Week 17. With ownership of the second overall pick in next... Read More

1 year ago

Kelvin Harmon Ends 2019 On A Low Note

Washington Redskins wide receiver Kelvin Harmon was targeted five times in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys. He caught three of them for 33 yards. Even with Terry McLaurin out, Harmon couldn't get going as a primary receiving threat for Case Keenum. Harmon's second half of the season was encouraging; he racked up nearly 80% of... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Thompson Wraps Up Disappointing Season

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson saw a total of four touches in Sunday's season finale, putting the finishing touches on another disappointing fantasy campaign. After beginning the season with a relatively productive pass-catching role, Thompson never meshed his way back into the Redskins offense upon his return from injury in the first week of... Read More

1 year ago


Adrian Peterson Goes For 78 Yards To End Season

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson went for 78 yards on 13 carries against the Cowboys to end the 2019 season. The best way to recap his second year with the Redskins would be to say that he did the best he could with what he had. Peterson served as Washington's featured back for most... Read More

1 year ago

Steven Sims Jr. Finishes Strong

Washington Redskins wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. capped off a promising end to the season with five catches for 81 yards and a touchdown against the Cowboys on Sunday. It was Sims' third consecutive game with at least five catches and a touchdown, a nice high note on which to head into the offseason. How... Read More

1 year ago

Case Keenum Has Pedestrian Finale

Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum completed 18 of 37 passes for 206 yards against the Cowboys on Sunday, with a touchdown and a pick to round out his line. The final week of 2019 was just about business as usual for Keenum, as he never quite excelled in an admittedly poor Redskins offense. Time will... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 17

Welcome to our Week 17 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

1 year ago

Chris Thompson Not A Safe Week 17 Play

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson has not been operating in the pass-catching role that once made him a valuable fantasy play in PPR formats, and now he's run out of time for the 2019 season. Thompson has seen just 17 targets in four games since returning from injury in the first week of December,... Read More

1 year ago


Adrian Peterson A Volume-Based Fantasy Play

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson will look to close out the 2019 season on a high note against the Cowboys in Week 17. The veteran has scored a touchdown in four straight games, and has routinely seen a touch count well into double digits when he's been the lead running back for the Redskins.... Read More

1 year ago

Steven Sims Jr. Could See Increased Role

Washington Redskins wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. has stepped up in a big way over the last two weeks, racking up 11 catches for 109 yards and three touchdowns. In Week 17 he will have a slight upgrade at quarterback in Case Keenum, and he might wind up as Washington's top receiving option if Terry... Read More

1 year ago

Case Keenum Not A Safe Option In Finale

Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum may be able to lift the fantasy profiles of a couple of his pass-catchers on Sunday, but he's far from a shoe-in to help fantasy owners in the same way. No one really knows which Cowboys team is going to show up in any given week, but they do have... Read More

1 year ago

Terry McLaurin Has Solid PPR Day

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terry McLaurin was targeted nine times in Sunday's game against the Giants. He caught seven of them for 86 yards, but was held out of the endzone in a game that otherwise featured a ton of scoring. McLaurin remains the primary receiving option in this offense, and that is not influenced... Read More

1 year ago

Steven Sims Jr. Scores Twice In Overtime Shootout

Washington Redskins wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. hauled in six of a team-high 10 targets in Sunday's loss to the Giants. Two of Sims' six receptions went for touchdowns, and he caught one from each of the two quarterbacks the Redskins utilized on Sunday. Sims is becoming difficult to ignore after catching 11 of 21... Read More

1 year ago


Adrian Peterson Bailed Out By Late Touchdown

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson turned in his least-lucrative fantasy outing in several weeks on Sunday, accumulating just 36 rushing yards on 15 carries. Luckily, Peterson found the end zone in the fourth quarter to keep from totally torpedoing the championship hopes of his fantasy owners. Week 16 marked Peterson's fourth straight game with... Read More

1 year ago

Case Keenum Plays Well In Relief Effort

Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum was called on to fill in for the injured Dwayne Haskins in Sunday's overtime shootout against the Giants. The veteran completed 16 of 22 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown, adding a game-tying rushing touchdown in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter for good measure. Keenum's status as... Read More

1 year ago

Redskins Defense Risky With A Chance Of Turnovers

The Washington Redskins Defense has proven effective in forcing turnovers, and on Sunday they'll face a Giants offense that has committed turnovers on a league-high 19.5% of offensive possessions. Giants QB Daniel Jones in particular is responsible for an alarming number of these giveaways, and he's back under center this week. The Redskins are also... Read More

1 year ago

Terry McLaurin With Heaps Of Upside For Week 16

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terry McLaurin will square up against a Giants secondary that has been regularly dismantled by his position. New York has allowed the fourth-most receiving yards and the third-most receiving touchdowns to wideouts. McLaurin's fantasy profile regrettably comes with a wide array of potential outcomes based on the offense he's stuck in,... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Thompson Not Worth The Risk

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson has been back on the field for three weeks, with no discernible rhyme or reason to his usage rate in this span. He was targeted eight times in a Week 14 loss to the Packers, but that game is sandwiched in between two performances in which he might as... Read More

1 year ago


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Denny Hamlin Comes Up Just Short In Race Two At Michigan
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Kevin Harvick Sweeps Michigan
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Brad Keselowski Runner-Up Again At Michigan
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Of the 1,015 hitters sampled(1) between 2015 and 2019, there were only 14 instances of hitters making more productive contact against pitches outside of the strike zone than against pitches inside of the strike zone based on xwOBAcon. Based on the same sample, the average hitter was a whopping .116 points better against pitches inside... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 23rd, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 23rd, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Lineup Order Risers and Fallers: AL West 2020 Review

It’s the offseason and there are about to be a bunch of moving parts. This allows for speculation in terms of players gaining or losing playing time, moving up or down a batting order and much more. The idea here is to highlight some lineup situations for each team and some potential winners or losers... Read More


2021 1st & 2nd Year Players with James Anderson - Benched with Bubba (Episode 317)

Bubba (@bdentrek) is joined by James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) on episode 317. The guys will go over 30+ first and second-year players. They will discuss their current ADP's in the 2 Early Mocks, what to expect of the players in 2021, and much more. They also go over some listener questions, compare Juan Soto to Mike... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 21st, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 21st, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 20th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 20th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Bubba and Bat Flip 54: 2 Early Mocks APD Player Debates - Benched with Bubba (Episode 316)

Bubba (@bdentrek) is joined by Bat Flip Crazy (@BatFlipCrazy) to take a deeper look at the 2 Early Mocks ADP. They go over some of the positions and look at players with similar ADPs and debate. Going around the diamond discussing some players people are high on and some they are down on with a... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 18th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 18th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 17th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 17th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


2021 Early Mock ADP Values & Reaches: WPC+ Videocast

Pierre Camus and Nicklaus Gaut prepare for the 2021 fantasy baseball season with a look at early mock draft results from the RotoBaller Expert mock. 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... Read More


Statcast Season Review: 2020 Barrel Leaders (Hitters)

The 2020 MLB season will always be one for the record books, even if everything that took place will have multiple asterisks attached to it. Evaluating Statcast numbers is a nice way to find hot and cold hitters, as well as underachievers and overachievers. Now that the regular season is over, let's reflect on the... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 16th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 16th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 15th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 15th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Daily MLB Injury Roundup for October 14th, 2020

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season. Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for October 14th, 2020. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


Bubba and Bat Flip 53: 2 Early Mocks APD Trends & More - Benched with Bubba (Episode 315)

Bubba (@bdentrek) is joined by Bat Flip Crazy (@BatFlipCrazy) to take a deeper look at the 2 Early Mocks ADP. They dig into trends, some interesting risers/fallers, and much more. They also go over some listener questions at the end to keep the Fantasy Baseball information coming even in the offseason. Be sure to subscribe... Read More