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Why Zero RB Will Work In 2020

FFPC Draft Strategy - Zero RB

The FFPC is the top choice for high-stakes fantasy football, offering both dynasty and season-long leagues in a variety of formats, including best ball and superflex. If you think you have what it takes to beat the best in fantasy football, I would encourage you to check out FFPC for the best combination of prizes... Read More

7 months ago

Forget Zero RB, Grab Two RBs ASAP

Remember a few years ago when Zero RB was a big thing? For those of you who are not sure what that is, it is a fantasy football strategy where you wait to take an running back and load up on wide receivers and other position players early on. That strategy was fun and may... Read More

8 months ago

Why Zero RB Will Work In 2019

James Conner, Phillip Lindsay, Damien Williams, Gus Edwards, Austin Ekeler. In the final month of the 2018 fantasy season, these five running backs were regularly ranking amongst the top-20 at the position, often as high as top-10 or top-five. One thing they all had in common: None of them even sniffed the top 100 preseason rankings... Read More

1 year ago

Why Zero-RB Still Won't Work in 2019

Zero-RB is a popular strategy that is touted online by several fantasy analysts. The gist of it is basically avoiding the running back position completely throughout the first few rounds of the draft, or taking a first-round workhorse, and then targeting wide receivers and maybe a premium tight end early on. The strategy, if properly... Read More

1 year ago

Top Running Back Targets for Zero RB Drafters

Zero RB discussion comes and goes every season, it certainly works in theory. Running backs are injured more often than wide receivers, and that means you are better to spend your high draft capital on elite wide receiver talent, then pick up your running backs later (try and pick several to give you more opportunity... Read More

1 year ago


Stop The Slander - 2018 Is a Prime Year for Zero RB

As fantasy football gets bigger, and access to information comes easier, sometimes you have to zig when everyone else zags. When you combine the depth at running back, and the level of success of the top wide receivers, 2018 is a prime year for the "Zero RB" strategy. They might say you need to take... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Bomb - Zero RB-Why You're Doing It Wrong!

RotoBaller fantasy football lead editor Pierre Camus (@pfunk00) and writer Chris Mangano (@ChrisMangano) explain how the Zero RB strategy really works in fantasy football drafts and which mid-round running backs to target if you truly commit to it. This radio show is sponsored by our good friends over at FanPicks. Be sure to tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel... Read More

2 years ago

Why ZeroRB Didn't Work in 2017

For someone drafting 8th in a 10-man league last year, going Zero-RB could have potentially netted them a top-three round haul of Mike Evans, Jordy Nelson, and Demaryius Thomas. On draft day, this is an amazing stack of WR1s. By the end of the year, it's weekly middling to poor performances that the owners' highest draft... Read More

2 years ago

Updated Late-Round Running Back Targets For ZeroRB Drafters

Two weeks ago I brought you my first installment of late-round running backs to target if you choose to go ZeroRB in your drafts this year. With two preseason games in the books, and more information, things have changed in the running back landscape and I am giving my first update. This article will cover... Read More

2 years ago

Updated Mid-Round Running Backs To Target For ZeroRB Drafters

Two weeks ago I brought you my first installment of mid-round running backs to target if you choose to go ZeroRB in your drafts this year. With two preseason games in the books, and more information, things have changed in the running back landscape and I am giving my first update. This article will cover... Read More

2 years ago


Late-Round Running Backs To Target For ZeroRB Drafters

In part one, I identified mid-round values at the RB position. Now it's time to dig even deeper. With running backs flying off the board at an insane clip this year, typically 8-10 are taken in the first round alone, elite wide receivers are being drafted at a big discount. This is the exact type... Read More

2 years ago

Mid-Round Running Backs To Target For ZeroRB Drafters

With running backs flying off the board at an insane clip this year, typically 8-10 are taken in the first round alone, elite wide receivers are being drafted at a big discount. This is the exact type of “economy” a ZeroRB drafter thrives in. Grab elite WR1 and WR2 types in the early rounds while... Read More

2 years ago

Is Zero RB Actually Working in 2017?

Zero RB truthers (that’s me) - this article is for you. Did you do the right thing by sticking to your guns after a rough go in 2016? If you were savvy/lucky enough to select the right WRs in the first 4-5 rounds (Antonio Brown, Tyreek Hill, DeAndre Hopkins, Brandin Cooks, Michael Crabtree, Larry Fitzgerald,... Read More

3 years ago

Three Ways You're Screwing Up Zero RB... and How To Fix Them

In 2016 Zero RB was the dominant draft strategy for most fantasy football players. For many drafters the strategy fell flat on it's face and they gave up on it after one try. The strategy itself is sound, and even in the outlier running back year of 2016 it was still successful. The issue is most drafters... Read More

3 years ago

Why Zero-RB Still Won't Work in 2017

When embarking on my reasoning for this piece, I was having difficulty explaining exactly why zero running back won’t work this season. For some inspiration and hope to clear writer’s block, I read Shawn Siegle’s initial articles explaining the theory of zero running back and listened to the recent Numberfire podcast on which Siegle was... Read More

4 years ago


Running Backs To Target For Zero RB Drafters In 2017

In the first part of my Zero RB analysis, I discussed why Zero RB will be a winning strategy in 2017 and why the value of running backs league-wide is headed for regression. In this article, I will discuss some of my favorite Zero RB targets for fantasy football leagues this season. The Zero RB strategy... Read More

4 years ago

Why Zero RB Will Work in 2017

When Shawn Siegele published "Zero RB, Antifragility, and the Myth of Value-Based Drafting" in 2013, he brought Zero RB to the mainstream. It took a few years to really catch on, but entering 2016 fantasy football drafts Zero RB was all the rage. Many players ignored running backs in the early rounds and stock-piled wide... Read More

4 years ago

Why Zero RB Didn't Work in 2016

Zero-running back as a strategy and theory is nothing new. However, it has come into vogue over the past few seasons and hit a fever pitch heading into the 2016 season thanks to a disastrous 2015 for some of the top-drafted running backs such as Todd Gurley and Doug Martin. The strategy didn’t pay off,... Read More

4 years ago

What To Do If Everyone Is Going Zero RB

In today's draft strategy piece, we are going to take a look at what do if you have a sense that the majority of your league is going to use a Zero RB strategy. In case you aren't familiar with Zero RB, it is a strategy where the drafter selects wide receivers in the first... Read More

4 years ago

Going Against the Late-QB and Zero-RB Tide: 2016 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy

There are plenty of strategies that get thrown around in fantasy football war rooms, with terms like “zero-RB” or “late-round QB” becoming household phrases over the past few seasons. What do those mean though? And what should they mean to you entering the 2016 season? Let's find out. Editor's Note: Purchase a full season NFL Premium... Read More

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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