Don’t enter a crucial Week 4 battle without listening to the most in-depth, and entertaining, Fantasy Preview around. We give you the DraftKings lineups that’ll make you a millionaire. We breakdown PFF’s Cornerback grades to give you WR matchups to target or avoid. We dive deep into the rankings to point out which players are set to explode and will win you your week, and who could fall short of expectations and cost you big. Plus, we take a blast up the gut into our most jam-packed mailbag yet. Can we trust Philip Rivers after last week’s dud? What is the right buying price for Le’Veon Bell? Is Jacquizz Rodgers worth your while? Just how high are we on Deshaun Watson this week?! Find out all this and so much more in our most fire preview yet.
(8:31) The guys welcome back Jimbo Slice for his DFS picks
(10:16) QB Picks
(13:05) RB Picks
(16:44) WR Picks
(19:25) TE Picks
(27:43) Wide receiver vs Cornerback matchups with Sam
(36:11) Breaking Down the Rankings
(55:13) The Mail Bag
A man (or business) reveals his true character not by how he wins, but how he loses. In Week 3, The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) took repeated uppercuts to the chin with the worst predictive performance of his life. Instead of only confessing our sins, however, Wolf and Truth break down the lessons that can be learned from our mistakes such as Stefon Diggs and TY Hilton’s monster games, Jack Doyle and Rashad Higgins’ disappearing acts, and the floundering Dolphins performance. We also look at the various other crucial takeaways from an insane Sunday of football with our Usage Report and Six Word Stories: Where would Kareem Hunt rank on our season long Big Board? How did the Bengals offense look under new OC Bill Lazor, and who’s rising in value fast? Just how important is Odell Beckham to the Giants? What workhorse backs have cemented their RB1 status, and who’s nosedived into the turf? Plus, after a week of horrendous calls, the silver lining is our most jam-packed whine line yet. Don’t let our tough Week 3 predictions leave you empty-handed. Instead, leave with the info (and entertainment) that’ll strengthen you for a championship run!
The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) and Truth welcome defending RSJ Experts League Champ JimboSlice for this Week’s top Sit & Starts. Are we buying Rashard Higgins? Just how high are we on Jack “Beanstalk” Doyle? Which QBs are “can’t miss” in Week 3? Find all this out, and much more. Plus, we break down our top DraftKings plays, including takes on Christian McCaffrey, Jay Ajayi, DeAndre Hopkins and… Ed Dickson? As always, we wrap up with some brutal trade and sit / start questions in our Mailbag. You can’t go into Week 3 battle without first hearing this.
(4:10) Is the Wolf panicking on Eric Decker or Christian McCaffrey?
(7:55) Jimbo Slice joins the guys for Dragons and White Walkers
(9:45) Dragons: QB
(12:11) White Walkers: QB
(13:50) Dragons: RB
(16:42) White Walkers: RB
(19:08) Dragons: WR
(21:14) White Walkers: WR
(23:11) Dragons: TE
(24:44) White Walkers: TE
(26:40) Jimbo Slice hangs around and gives us his DFS picks for the weeks
(31:18) The Week 3 Mail Bag
The Wolf and Truth are thrilled to bring you all the crucial Week 2 takeaways, including who you need to target on the Waiver Wire for Week 3. Find out how to repair your tight end spot after the position was decimated last Sunday, as well as what RBs and WRs are available in over 50% of leagues that could be season-long difference makers. We also exalt our Fantasy Triumphs and confess for our Fantasy Sins while looking at how our predictions fared in Week 2, before opening up our office for some Fantasy Therapy with our brand-new "Fantasy Whine Line" (send in your tragedies now!) Last, we wrap up this loaded session by letting The Intern out of the closet to see who he's buying and selling on The Hype Meter this week. This is a jam-packed episode that can't be missed as you get ready for a crucial Week 3 slate.
(3:18) The unsexy (yet great) production Michael Crabtree
(14:23) The Truth wants to know why The Wolf didn’t rank Mike Evans as his WR 1 this week
(21:48) If we redrafted today would you take Kareem Hunt first overall?
(25:24) The Truth’s daughter offers to train him to get him back in shape
(27:03) Waiver Wire: Filling the Tight End Hole
(34:15) Waiver Wire: The Rest of the Position Players
(40:48) The Truth challenges The Wolf’s pronunciation of Allen Hurns
(42:48) Debut Segment: The Whine Line
(50:14) The Hype Meter with Kevin the Intern
Gaining that crucial fantasy yard is so often the difference between a win and a loss. Thus, the Roto Street Journal is thrilled to bring you our Fantasy Weekend Preview. From Sit / Starts, to Matchup and Ranking Analysis, to our most jam-packed mailbag ever, The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) and Truth will optimize your seasonal and daily lineups to ensure Week 2 domination. Which studs, middle-pack guys, and super-sleepers are The Wolf higher on than the “experts?” Who surprisingly belongs on benches?
Plus, The Wolf bulldozes like Mike Alstott through our toughest mail bag yet. How will Jacquizz Rodgers fare in his debut, and who should he start over? Is Devante Parker going to feast, and should he be thrown in over more proven options? Can you actually bench Odell if he plays? All this, plus Wolf’s Week 1 Report Card, in our most loaded episode yet.
(8:09) The Wolf battles with Comcast over Redzone at 1 PM on game day
(10:38) The Truth gives the Wolf his Week 1 report card
(21:16) Things we’re ashamed of
(28:48) Breaking Down Week 2 Quarterbacks
(35:55) Breaking Down Week 2 Running Backs
(43:14) Breaking Down Week 2 Wide Receivers
(48:23) Breaking Down Week 2 Tight Ends
(53:42) The Biggest Mail Bag We’ve Ever Had
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The Wolf and The Truth have an emergency meeting to discuss who to snag on the week 2 waiver wire.
We wrap our Preseason Prep by headlining “Our Guys” -- or the guys we’ve gone to bat for more than anyone else. Who do we think are the “must-owns” of 2017? Which players will define Roto Street’s season? Find out as we break down crucial players in a round-by-round approach.
But first, we open up the mailbag to discuss the rookie runners. How do we rank Dalvin Cook, Kareem Hunt, and Christian McCaffrey? Which two would we start if forced to make a Week 1 decision? And how much FAAB is Tyrell Williams worth? Find out all this and so much more now!
(6:43) Mail Bag #1 – Ranking Rookie RBs Hunt, McCaffery, Cook
(10:01) Mail Bag #2 – Is Charcandrick West necessary if you own Kareem Hunt?
(11:42) Mail Bag #3 – Sit/Start? Dalvin Cook, Kareem Hunt, Isaiah Crowell, Christian McCaffrey
(16:55) Mail Bag #4 – How much waiver money should you be willing to spend to get a guy you really want?
(23:55) Grading Nate the Sound Guy’s Draft
(31:04) Our Guys: Drafting the Roto Street Journal Dream Team Round by Round
(52:42) Previewing the Preview Show
Preseason “Dress Rehearsal Week” is in the books, and it brought a ton of cosmic shifts to our fantasy football rankings after season-ending injuries to Julian Edelman, Spencer Ware, and Cameron Meredith. The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) and Truth break down all the must-know implications and rankings movement, including Kareem Hunt’s new value, where Edelman’s 158 targets will go, and who could step up in Chicago.
Plus, we put a feather in the cap of this preseason with another round of “3 up, 3 down.” Find out three major risers and fallers based on the entire summer of news and game action. We also dive into the mailbag to discuss Jameis Winston, early-second round targets, and a trade involving Eric Decker, Jordan Reed, and Alshon Jeffery. Don’t miss this crucial episode before your drafts, tune in now!
(3:07) The Wolf gets trashed at Country Fest
(5:48) The guys talk about the season finale of Game of Thrones
(11:07) Mail Bag #1 – Damage Control: Should I keep Murray? Should I keep Winston?
(14:50) Mail Bag #2 – Jordan Reed and Eric Decker for Alshon Jeffery? Am I crazy?
(18:43) Mail Bag #3 – 2nd round pick: Zeke, Gronk, Freeman, or Dez?
(23:04) Preseason—Injuries and other News
(24:19) Julian Edelman
(30:23) Spencer Ware
(31:33) Cameron Meredith
(50:25) 1 Up: Kelvin Benjamin
(52:13) 2 Up: Zack Ertz
(55:31) 3 Up: Mike Gillislee
(57:47) 1 Down: Sammy Watkins
(1:00:42) 2 Down: Leonard Fournette
(1:03:17) 3 Down: Colts Offense
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