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Will Fuller Should Be A Flex Consideration For Week 6

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller has four touchdown catches in the two games he's played in 2017. That likely won't continue against the Cleveland Browns--Fuller's current scoring rate is unsustainable even against a bad pass defense like Cleveland's. Still, he deserves flex consideration this week based on his current usage.

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Should Continue Strong Play In Week 6

Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins scored a pair of touchdowns in the team's Week 5 loss to Kansas City. This week, against a porous Cleveland defense, Hopkins could put on something close to a repeat performance. Expect WR1 numbers for Hopkins as the Texans throw the ball all around the field.

3 years ago

Lamar Miller Is An RB2 Against Cleveland

Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller should be a solid RB2 in a Week 6 matchup with the Cleveland Browns. Though run defense has been one of Cleveland's few strengths, MIller's abilities in the passing game and the potential for the Texans to get ahead early and run the ball give Miller solid upside. Owners... Read More

3 years ago

Deshaun Watson Is A Must-Start Against Browns

Coming off a five-touchdown showing against the Chiefs, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is a high-upside QB1 this week against the Cleveland Browns, whose pass defense has struggled in 2017. Yes, Watson is a rookie, but owners should feel confident deploying him for his Week 6 game. Expect another high scoring week.

3 years ago

D'Onta Foreman Limited In Practice

Texans running back D'Onta Foreman was limited in Wednesday's practice with a hip injury. There have been no indications that Foreman could miss Houston's Week 6 tilt with the Cleveland Browns, but the situation is worth monitoring. Foreman, a preseason darling, has actually seen the field less than expected over the past couple of games... Read More

3 years ago

Texans To Sign Lamarr Houston And Kendall Langford

With two key starters -- J.J. Watt (leg) and Whitney Mercilus (pectoral) -- out for the season, the Houston Texans will sign linebacker Lamarr Houston and defensive lineman Kendall Langford to try shoring up a defense that struggled against the Chiefs in Week 5. The Houston defense has a relatively good match-up against the Cleveland... Read More

3 years ago

Deeper Sleepers for Standard Leagues (Week 6)

Another week, another spate of injuries. This week was headlined (at least from a fantasy perspective) by Odell Beckham Jr., who looks to be out for the rest of the season. After five weeks, two consensus round one picks--Beckham and David Johnson--have gone down to serious injuries. The Giants will replace Beckham with...hmm, I don't... Read More

3 years ago

Will Fuller Catches Pair Of Touchdowns In Week 5

Another week and another two-touchdown game for Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller, who now has four scores in his two games this season. Fuller flashed his speed and his improved hands against a Kansas City defense that has defended the pass well. If he can do this against the Chiefs, consider him as a... Read More

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Catches Three Touchdowns In Loss To Chiefs

The volume wasn't there for Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins in Houston's Week 5 loss to Kansas City, but the production still was. Hopkins only caught four of his twelve targets, but he turned that into three touchdowns. Keep him in your lineups for Houston's Week 6 matchup with the Browns.

3 years ago

Deshaun Watson Throws For Five Scores In Week 5 Loss

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson threw for five touchdowns in Houston's Sunday night loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. After a slow start, Watson found his rhythm and connected with receiver DeAndre Hopkins three times in the end zone and Will Fuller twice. Watson faces a weak Browns defense next week and is looking like... Read More

3 years ago

Braxton Miller Inactive For Second Consecutive Game

The Texans have designated wide receiver Braxton Miller inactive for the second game in a row. Miller had a promising preseason, but it's clear that he doesn't have a role now that Will Fuller has returned to action. Miller is droppable in all formats.

3 years ago

Top 10 Fantasy Football Lineup Busts - Week 5

Some anecdotes from my home league that illustrate some thought processes about a few of last week's bust picks: Two weeks ago, two teams in my league made a trade: Dez Bryant for Amari Cooper. This was before Cooper stopped existing the past two weeks and I was, at the time, surprised someone would give up... Read More

3 years ago

Don't Set Hopes Too High For Will Fuller

In Week 4, Texans receiver Will Fuller played his first game of the 2017 season. He scored two touchdowns. Don't expect that to continue against Kansas City, though. The Chiefs defense doesn't allow opposing teams to complete many passes, and their pass rush means Houston will likely try to get the ball out quickly to... Read More

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Should Continue Putting Up Strong Numbers

Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins might not have the best matchup this week against the Kansas City Chiefs, but his ability to get open and the rate at which he's fed the football should ensure another big night from him. Hopkins seems to be match-up proof at this point and should be started in all... Read More

3 years ago

Lamar Miller Could Put Up RB2 Numbers In Week 5

Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller looked like a forgotten piece of the offense before Week's 4 win over the Titans, but his re-emergence in that game has set hopes high again. Fantasy owners should be careful, though, because rookie D'Onta Foreman is still right behind him on the depth chart and has shown that... Read More

3 years ago

Deshaun Watson Looks To Continue Hot Streak Against Chiefs

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson is coming off two consecutive weeks of strong play and looks to keep that going against a Chiefs defense that has surrendered plenty of yards to opposing quarterbacks, but has held their completion percentages to just over 50%. Watson's ability to run with the football should eliminate some the downside... Read More

3 years ago

Tyler Ervin Officially Placed on IR

It was clear after he had surgery for a torn patellar tendon that Houston Texans running back and returner Tyler Ervin was headed for Injured Reserve, but the team has now made it official. With Ervin out, expect some combination of Bruce Ellington, Will Fuller, and Chris Thompson to handle return duties. All three gain... Read More

3 years ago

Tyler Ervin Tears Patellar Tendon

Texans running back and returner Tyler Ervin has torn his patellar tendon and will have surgery. He is expected to be placed on the IR. Ervin showed promise in the return game. His role will likely be filled by either Bruce Ellington or Will Fuller, making both slightly more valuable in leagues that count return... Read More

3 years ago

Deeper Sleepers for Standard Leagues (Week 5)

Waking up early the past two weeks for the London games has left me too drained from football to watch the Sunday night games all the way to the end--once the Seahawks opened the floodgates, I went to sleep. In theory, I like the idea of twelve-plus hours of football, but there's a reason I've... Read More

3 years ago

Will Fuller Comes Up Big In Season Debut

Texans wide receiver Will Fuller made his season debut on Sunday after missing the team's first three games with a broken collarbone. He made the most of it, catching four passes for 35 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Though the touchdown numbers likely won't continue at this rate, expect Fuller's yardage totals to increase... Read More

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Continues Strong Play

Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins continued his impressive season with a ten catch, 107 yard, one touchdown performance in Houston's win over the Tennessee Titans. Hopkins has been a major part of Houston's offense all season and showed that Will Fuller's return won't negatively affect his performance. Hopkins should continue putting up strong numbers.

3 years ago

Lamar Miller Scores Twice Against Titans

Texans running back Lamar Miller scored twice--once on the ground and once via reception--against the Tennessee Titans. It was a strong game for Miller, who had been losing touches to rookie D'Onta Foreman but saw the bulk of the touches early in Week 4. Miller's performance could signal that he'll hold onto his starting job... Read More

3 years ago

Deshaun Watson Has Huge Game In Week 4 Win

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson threw for four touchdowns and ran for another in Houston's 57-14 win over the Tennessee Titans. It was a big day for Watson, who connected with Will Fuller--in his first game back from a broken collarbone--for two scores. Watson is starting to look like a strong fantasy starter after putting up... Read More

3 years ago

Tyler Ervin Ruled Out

Houston running back and kick returner Tyler Ervin has been ruled out for the rest of Houston's Week 4 game against the Titans with a knee injury. Expect Will Fuller to see time returning kicks for the rest of the game. If Ervin misses time, Fuller will likely gain value in leagues with return yardage.

3 years ago

Braxton Miller Inactive, Houston Goes With Four Receivers

Texans receiver Braxton Miller is a healthy scratch for the team's Week 4 game against the Titans. Four receivers will play for Houston: DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller, Bruce Ellington, and the newly-signed Chris Thompson. Miller being designated as inactive is a surprise--he had been starting for the team during Fuller's absence. Miller is now droppable... Read More

3 years ago

Top 10 Fantasy Football Lineup Busts - Week 4

We're about to reach the quarter-mark of the 2017 NFL season and the fantasy football picture still feels unsettled. For example: is Jordan Howard going to live up to his ADP? Uhh, maybe! Were Brandin Cooks' first two weeks of usage a fluke and this is what we get moving foward? Hmm, I don't know!... Read More

3 years ago

Ryan Griffin Has Upside Against Titans

Texans tight end Ryan Griffin has established himself as the team's primary receiving option at the TE position after a five catch, 61-yard performance in Week 3. Griffin, who took over for the injured C.J. Fiedorowicz, will look to continue that productivity against the Titans. Griffin isn't guaranteed to have a strong game, but there... Read More

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Limited With Knee Injury, Should Still Put Up Strong Numbers

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been limited all week with a knee injury, but he is expected to play in Week 4 against Tennessee. If he suits up, Hopkins is a strong start as always--with Will Fuller returning to Houston's lineup, Hopkins should see looser coverage while still receiving the bulk of Houston's... Read More

3 years ago

Despite Expanded Role, Sit D'Onta Foreman

Texans running back D’Onta Foreman is going to continue to grab a larger role in the team’s offense, but don’t expect Week 4 to be the time he shines--at least not in the run game. Foreman has shown himself to be capable at catching passes out of the backfield, which gives him an advantage this... Read More

3 years ago

Sit Lamar Miller Against Titans

Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller should find it tough going in Week 4 against a Titans team that held Seahawks running back Chris Carson in check last week. Add to that the fact that Miller will continue to cede more and more carries to rookie D’Onta Foreman and you get a dim picture of... Read More

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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