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Re-Shaping NFL Depth Charts with Week 1 Snap Count Data

A common complaint heading into Week 1 was that some NFL teams had posted depth charts that felt a little...off. Some teams didn't have 11 starters. Some had guys who we knew were in for big roles not listed as starters. Things were not clear. After one week of actual play, we have a clearer... Read More

6 months ago

NASCAR Xfinity Series: DraftKings DFS Lineup Picks for Bristol Food City 300 (9/18/20)

We've got some Friday night action under the lights at Bristol for the Xfinity Series, with a lot on the line. What's on the line? Oh, just the last chance for a driver outside of the playoffs to win his way in. Can Jeremy Clements or Myatt Snider pull off the huge upset? Here at... Read More

6 months ago

D.J. Chark Jr. A Risky Week 2 Option

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver D.J. Chark Jr. caught a touchdown in Week 1, but also was targeted just three times, catching all of them for 25 yards. Against a good Titans Defense this week, Chark's got a lot of downside. His low volume of work last week could be an anomaly, but it could also... Read More

6 months ago

James Robinson Has Flex Appeal In Week 2

Jacksonville Jaguars running back James Robinson had a strong NFL debut in Week 1, rushing for 62 yards on 16 carries and adding a 28-yard reception. He played 68 percent of Jacksonville's snaps. While this Week 2 game against the Titans isn't prime for Robinson to have a breakout performance, his projected role gives him... Read More

6 months ago

Gardner Minshew II Faces Tough Week 2 Matchup

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II had a stellar Week 1, completing 95 percent of his passes for 173 yards and three touchdowns. But a repeat performance seems unlikely in Week 2 as he faces a Tennessee Titans team whose defense should be up to the task to slow down the Minshew Mania. In Week... Read More

6 months ago

Randall Cobb A Risky Play In Week 2

Houston Texans wide receiver Randall Cobb is a risky option in Week 2 against the Baltimore Ravens. Cobb played 78 percent of Houston's snaps in Week 1 against the Chiefs, but was targeted just three times, catching two of them for 23 yards. It was a quiet first game for Cobb in his new uniform.... Read More

6 months ago

Will Fuller V Is Houston's Only Viable Fantasy Receiver

Through one week, there's only one wide receiver on the Houston Texans who should be started in the majority of fantasy leagues: Will Fuller V. And while he has an incredibly tough Week 2 matchup with a Ravens team that's going to have a good shot at holding the Texans under 200 passing yards, Fuller's... Read More

6 months ago

David Johnson Faces Tough Week 2 Matchup

Houston Texans running back David Johnson had a strong debut for his new team in Week 1, with 11 carries for 77 yards and a touchdown plus three catches for 32 yards. But while Johnson is set to have a major role in Week 2 with Duke Johnson Jr. (ankle) sidelined, he still has a... Read More

6 months ago

Auden Tate Inactive In Week 2

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Auden Tate is a healthy scratch for Thursday's Week 2 contest against the Browns. Tate played 15 snaps in Week 1 but wasn't targeted. His absence will open up more snaps as the fourth receiver for either Mike Thomas or Tee Higgins, but neither of those guys is really a fantasy... Read More

6 months ago

Jarvis Landry Active In Week 2

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (hip) is officially active for Thursday's Week 2 contest against the Cincinnati Bengals. Rookie wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones is inactive. Landry's been dealing with this hip issue all year after offseason surgery, but it didn't keep him off the field in Week 1, so it's no surprise that even... Read More

6 months ago

Deshaun Watson May Struggle Against Ravens

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson faces a tough Week 2 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. Watson -- who had one of his worst games of 2019 against this team, when he had just 169 passing yards -- is still a must-start option in season-long formats because of his tremendous upside, but he has a pretty... Read More

6 months ago

Brandin Cooks Limited In Thursday's Practice

Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks was limited in practice on Thursday as he deals with a quad injury. Cooks was quiet in his Texans debut against the Chiefs, turning his five targets into just two catches and 20 yards. Even if he's able to suit up for Sunday's meeting with the Ravens, Baltimore possesses... Read More

6 months ago

Brandon Aiyuk Practices In Full

San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk (hamstring) practiced in full on Thursday, positioning him to make his NFL debut against the Jets in Week 2. New York's pass defense appears to be pretty shaky after one week of play, and while you very likely should not be counting on a rookie wide receiver on... Read More

6 months ago

Justin Jackson Doesn't Practice Thursday

Los Angeles Chargers running back Justin Jackson (quad) didn't practice on Thursday. His availability for Week 2 is in doubt, and his place on this team's depth chart appears to be in doubt as well. Rookie Joshua Kelley seemed to grab the No. 2 running back role from Jackson in Week 1, relegating Jackson to... Read More

6 months ago

Tape Tells All: Cam Newton's Week 1 Performance

Welcome back to the third year of my Tape Tells All column, which is now fresh off a spot as a finalist for the FSWA Football Series of the Year award. Can we get that top spot this time around? The push for the honors begins now! If you haven't read this column before, here's... Read More

6 months ago

NASCAR Truck Series: DraftKings DFS Lineup Picks for Bristol UNOH 200 (9/17/20)

It's playoff time in the NASCAR Truck Series! Thursday night is the first race of the first round of this year's Truck postseason, with 10 drivers competing for the 2020 title. Who'll come away with it when everything is all said and done? Who'll win at Bristol to lock their way in? Here at RotoBaller,... Read More

6 months ago

WNBA Daily Fantasy Lineup Picks (9/17/20): WNBA DFS Advice for DraftKings and FanDuel

Have you caught your breath yet from that wild ending to Mystics/Mercury, with Shey Peddy hitting the game-winning three at the buzzer to send the Mercury into the second round? And it was against the team that cut her earlier in the year! In this article, I'll be providing you with some daily fantasy WNBA lineup... Read More

6 months ago

Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 2

Well, we're (mostly, there are two Monday night games) done with the first week of the NFL season and the Jacksonville Jaguars and Washington Football Team have both endangered their chase for the first overall pick and Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. In terms of wide receivers, we saw a lot of the expected names --... Read More

6 months ago

Denzel Mims Placed On Injured Reserve

New York Jets rookie wide receiver Denzel Mims (hamstring) has been placed on Injured Reserve. The second-round pick will have to miss at least three weeks now. At this point, it would be a surprise to see Mims make much of an impact anytime soon, though he's still got tons of dynasty potential. Fantasy managers... Read More

6 months ago

Kahale Warring Moved To Injured Reserve

Houston Texans tight end Kahale Warring has been placed on Injured Reserve with an undisclosed injury, which means he'll miss at least three weeks. With Jordan Akins looking like a potential breakout candidate and Darren Fells remaining a solid play at tight end as well, it's looking more and more like Warring is not going... Read More

6 months ago

49ers Sign Mohamed Sanu

The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, who last played for the New England Patriots. With Deebo Samuel (foot) on the injured reserve, this 49ers team was in need of wide receiver depth, and Sanu's a solid addition. He's played for head coach Kyle Shanahan before when both were with the Falcons,... Read More

6 months ago

WNBA Daily Fantasy Lineup Picks (9/15/20): WNBA DFS Advice for DraftKings and FanDuel

The playoffs are here, and as long as there are two games per night happening, I'll be here to help you build your DFS lineups. Tuesday, we have two double-elimination games, as the Connecticut Sun face the Chicago Sky in the first game and the Washington Mystics take on the Phoenix Mercury in the second... Read More

6 months ago

Courtland Sutton, K.J. Hamler Inactive In Week 1

The Denver Broncos are without two key receivers in their Week 1 meeting with the Tennessee Titans. Courtland Sutton (shoulder) and K.J. Hamler (hamstring) will both sit, which means the Broncos will be light on wide receivers. Rookie Jerry Jeudy should get a pretty sizable workload in his NFL debut, while both Tim Patrick and... Read More

6 months ago

Anthony McFarland Jr. Inactive For Week 1

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Anthony McFarland Jr. will be inactive for his team's Week 1 contest against the New York Giants. Without McFarland available, the Steelers will rely on the same three running backs they did last year with James Conner, Benny Snell, and Jaylen Samuels. Conner should be considered the lead back here by... Read More

6 months ago

Jeremy McNichols Promoted From Practice Squad

With Darrynton Evans out, the Tennessee Titans have promoted running back Jeremy McNichols from their practice squad. He'll be available on Monday night against the Broncos, but McNichols shouldn't be on anyone's fantasy radar. This is Derrick Henry's backfield, and while Evans is a candidate to spell him at times, the combination of McNichols and... Read More

6 months ago

Golden Tate Inactive Against Steelers

New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate (hamstring) won't play on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. With Tate out, expect to see a ton of Darius Slayton and Sterling Shepard at wide receiver. Both players are solid fantasy options in this contest, though it's unlikely that a fantasy manager who was planning to start... Read More

6 months ago

Chris Thompson Quiet In Week 1

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Thompson had just two touches in a Week 1 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He didn't receive a single carry but caught both of his targets for six yards. Thompson played 12 snaps. Not a great showing for those who thought Thompson in a Jay Gruden offense would look like... Read More

6 months ago

D.J. Chark Jr. Scores Touchdown To Open 2020

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver D.J. Chark caught three passes for 25 yards and a touchdown in a Week 1 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Chark's touchdown salvaged an otherwise disappointing game for the third-year player who was being considered a solid fantasy WR2 this season. It's too early to panic over his workload, but finishing... Read More

6 months ago

Laviska Shenault Jr. Catches Touchdown In NFL Debut

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. caught three passes for 37 yards and a touchdown in his NFL debut, a Week 1 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Shenault also received two carries, finishing with 10 rushing yards. Shenault's going to get a lot of chances to move around the formation for Jacksonville this year... Read More

6 months ago

Keelan Cole Leads Jaguars In Week 1 Targets

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole was the team's target leader in a Week 1 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He brought in all five of those targets for 47 yards and a touchdown. Cole was basically out of the picture in 2019, but it looks like a strong camp has allowed him to re-enter... Read More

6 months ago

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Jakob Poeltl Records Second Double-Double In Three Games
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Jose Altuve Will Be Absent From Wednesday’s Lineup Amid Slump
Pablo Sandoval7 months ago

Donovan Solano, Pablo Sandoval Out Of Tuesday’s Lineup
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Ronald Acuna Jr. Scratched From Lineup Due To Injury
Blake Snell7 months ago

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Joe Musgrove Placed On Injured List With Triceps Ailment
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Edwin Encarnacion Returns To Lineup Tuesday
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Keldon Johnson Has Best Game Of Career
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Listed As Questionable
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Eric Bledsoe, Donte DiVincenzo Sidelined Tuesday
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Daniel Theis Will Play Tuesday
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Justin Jaynes7 months ago

Justin Jaynes Submitted In Third Round
Gavin Tucker7 months ago

Gavin Tucker Wins Via Rear-Naked Choke
Ryan Blaney7 months ago

Ryan Blaney Wrecked Out By Teammate, Finishes 38th
Erik Jones7 months ago

Erik Jones Fades Late, Finishes 27th At Michigan
Denny Hamlin7 months ago

Denny Hamlin Comes Up Just Short In Race Two At Michigan
Kevin Harvick7 months ago

Kevin Harvick Sweeps Michigan
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Andreas Johnsson Activated from IR, Will Play in Game 5
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Zach Werenski and Ryan Murray Both in Lineup for Game 5
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Austin Dillon Crashes Late, Finishes 31st In Race One At Michigan
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Brad Keselowski Runner-Up Again At Michigan
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T.J. Hockenson Activated From COVID List
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Miami Dolphins Sign Chester Rogers
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Peter Barrett Unable To Get His First Octagon Win
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Erik Jones Ends Up In 11th At Michigan
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Youssef Zalal Wins Third Bout Of 2020
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Six weeks of NFL football are behind us, aside from a pair of Monday games, including a late afternoon game between the Bills and the Chiefs. In terms of wide receiver production this week, we didn't have the huge breakouts like we had in Week 5. Chase Claypool didn't score four touchdowns. In fact, only... Read More


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