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The Fantasy Fullback Dive - Fantasy Football Podcast

Just like the real game, fantasy football is truly a game of inches. From that crucial waiver wire pick-up, to the right draft-day selection in Round 9, fantasy titles are won with those hard-nosed, unsung, fullback-esque moves. That’s where the astutely researched, undeniably bold, and unfathomably genius opinions of our very-own Wolf and Truth come in. Gritty. Dirty. Always pushing the pile. Gain that crucial yard with the Fantasy Fullback Dive.
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Aug 28, 2017

Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) enters the Wolf’s Den in Episode 28, and brings some scorching fantasy football takes in arguably our best interview yet. After agreeing on the values of Jordan Reed, Donte Moncrief, Stefon Diggs and Jack Doyle, The Wolf and Denny go to battle over Mike Evans, Russell Wilson, and Devante Parker. Plus, we run Denny through The Two Minute offense to find out his most Undervalued & Overvalued players, the mid rounder who’ll win you a title, and the single most important move owners can make in 2017. 

Beforehand, The Wolf and Truth preview “Dress Rehearsal Week” and talk about the players and offenses we are most excited to see. Who needs to be on your radar this weekend? What battles could be answered? Last but certainly not least, we talk about the listener’s league, and how our great audience can get a chance to dance against The Wolf and The Truth in 2017. Punch your ticket for this fight in a can’t miss episode of The Fantasy Fullback Dive! 

(4:37) Game of Thrones finale thoughts 

(6:13) Listener League Invitation—write us a review 

(7:47) Draft Guide—The Update

(9:36) The Wolf and The Truth talk about 3 things each they are looking forward to in Week 3 of the Preseason—Dress Rehearsal Week 

(19:19) The guys welcome Denny Carter of Draft Day Consultants.com 

(25:43) The Truth asks Denny his hypothetical

(30:35) What does Denny Carter think makes a fantasy wolf? 

(33:09) The Wolf and Denny both like… Jack Doyle but both hate… Donte Moncrief

(37:10) The Wolf and Denny both like… Stefon Diggs 

(39:08) The Wolf and Denny both like… Jordan Reed (but the Truth doesn’t) 

(42:42) The Wolf LOVES Mike Evans, Denny just likes him

(46:42) The Wolf likes Russell Wilson, Denny not so much 

(50:24) The Wolf likes Davante Parker, Denny not so much 

(55:00) They both dislike Jarvis Landry 

(56:23) No huddle offense – Rapid Fire

Aug 22, 2017

Preseason Week 2 is in the books, and The Wolf and Truth are here to break down all the crucial fantasy football implications. Find out who rose and fell on the Big Board before drafting this week as we dive into the game tape. Also, we keep the mail bag rolling, this time looking at the safety of Michael Crabtree versus the allure of Martavis Bryant. This, of course, devolves into the boys comparing these fantasy talents to women you might meet at a bar, a narrative carried throughout the rest of the show. As always, we also debrief GoT “Beyond the Wall,” while also grading and analyzing recent drafts. The Solar Eclipse may have had our minds more open than usual, but the fantasy knowledge remains impeccable. Be sure to tune in (and subscribe (and rate and review (five stars!)))

(3:32) The guys discuss the good and the bad of the most recent episode of Game of Thrones

(7:26) The Wolf hears about The Truth’s hometown 14 team fantasy draft and in the process discuss rumors surrounding Lesean McCoy and LeGarrette Blount

(15:30) Mail Bag #1 – Michael Crabtree vs. Martavis Bryant?  And what kind of woman at a bar does each guy equate to? 

(24:19) Adam Singer from the Fantasy Sports Show joins us to tell us about the upcoming mega event in Toronto. 

(32:37) The guys discuss the odd effect the solar eclipse appears to be having on them 

(35:00) 1 up: Rookie Running Backs

(41:37) 2 up: Dez Bryant (a man among boys) 

(43:38) 3 up: Rams Offense

(46:20) Super Down: LeGarrette Blount

(47:46) 1 down: Spencer Ware 

(49:08) 2 down: Mike Gillislee 

(54:20) 3 down: Eddie Lacy

Aug 21, 2017

Missing our interview with Cowboys Insider RJ Ochoa (@rjochoa) could cost you huge in Fantasy Football this year...must-listen is an understatement. He has some crucial Ezekiel Elliott news and takes that you NEED to hear before drafting, as it could change your approach to the elite RB entirely.  Plus, find out just how manly Dez Bryant is looking in camp, what to expect from Dak Prescott in his sophomore campaign, and what WR and monstrous TE are emerging as major sleepers. 

But first, The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) and Truth dig into our most jam-packed mailbag yet. We steamroll questions on Julio Jones vs. OBJ (or Mike Evans IMO), if Coby Fleener has any hope, approaching the 4th spot, and trading from the top to bottom of the draft. We also revisit what’s keeping us up at night, this time looking at a brutal tier of RBs to sort through. This is a can’t miss, especially with drafts on the horizon, so be sure to tune in (and subscribe) now 

(5:08) The guys talk about a few openings at the RSJ 

(6:59) Mail Bag #1: Julio Jones or Odell Beckham, Jr.?

(9:04) Mail Bag #2: Is there any hope for Coby Fleener this season? 

(11:26) Mail Bag #3: Should I trade down #5 to #9 in the draft? 

(15:04) Mail Bag #4: Is Lesean McCoy a viable #4 overall pick? 

(23:25) Things That Keep Us Up At Night: Sorting Through a Tier of Running Backs 

(37:01) Why Should Our Listeners Trust RJ Ochoa? 

(39:12) The Truth asks RJ his hypothetical 

(44:13) Zeke: What’s RJ’s Take?  (Do not miss)

(46:05) What would the Cowboy’s Backfield Look Like without Zeke? 

(48:50) What will the passing game look like in Zeke’s absence? 

(50:56) How is Dez Bryant looking?

(53:39) Are there any other Cowboys’ receivers to have on our radar? 

(54:22) Rico Gathers—who is he? 

(58:19) Game of Thrones with RJ: What NFL Player is the Equivalent of Jamie Lannister? 

(1:01:00) Cowboys prediction for the year?

Aug 16, 2017

The guys are back together at their usual time to talk about the Sammy Watkins trade, the Jordan Mathews injury, who to take at pick #6 now that Zeke is gone, The Wolf's Winners and Losers from Week 1 of the preseason, and things that keep them up at night.

 

(3:14) The guys discuss Season 7, Episode 5 of Game of Thrones

(5:41) The Wolf talks about seeing Dunkirk on IMAX

(8:10) Mail Bag #1 – Is Lamar Miller a viable 2nd keeper in a 14 team PPR league?

(12:11) Mail Bag #2 – Pick #6—who do you take now that Zeke is out?

(20:18) Breaking News – Sammy Watkins Trade

(26:21) Breaking News – Jordan Mathews Trade and Immediate Injury

(28:38) Breaking News – Zach Ertz

(32:25) Things That Keep Us Up At Night – Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota?

(44:38) Sneak Peek at The Wolf’s Winners and Losers of Week 1 of the Preseason

Aug 14, 2017

Though most fantasy football experts are approaching Ezekiel Elliott's pending suspension with doom and gloom, The Wolf (@RotoStreetWolf) sees an invaluable fantasy football investing opportunity. Find out why our resident guru feels Elliott's suspension could actually win people leagues, where Zeke should be drafted now, and how you can survive his six-game absence to prime yourself for a monster championship run (hint - the answer is NOT Darren McFadden). While everyone else zigs, true Wolves zag and turn this tough situation into a title-winning opportunity. Find out how now!

(5:16) The Wolf lays out his reasoning for drafting Zeke higher than any of the other so-called experts

(7:16) Natural Talent

(7:59) Arrival Time

(9:04) Cheap But Useful Band-Aids Exist

(11:15) The Truth accuses The Wolf of hubris

(13:32) The Wolf goes down the list: Zeke or ??

Aug 11, 2017

After months of interviews with beat writers and Fantasy Wolves, The Wolf and Truth pause to knock out a schmorgus board of crucial fantasy football information. Our mailbag has grown full, the Big Board has been updated, and Training Camp has been full of crucial injuries and returns, and we bring you the most informative and entertaining takes on them all.

Truth has been banging out fantasy football mock drafts like an addict, and two guys currently haunting him are DeSean Jackson and Eric Decker. Both have seen huge stock up arrows for The Wolf, but find out who he prefers. The guys also tackle questions surrounding Crowell vs. Hopkins vs. Baldwin, where to take Derrick Henry if you own DeMarco, and Joe Mixon or Dalvin Cook in keeper leagues. Our mailbag is wrapped up with a little RB RB strategy talk, before we move into breaking news. We give you all the important fantasy angles of Quincy Enunwa’s injury, Jay Cutler’s signing, and Martavis Bryant returning. Preview: Austin Sefarian Jenkins will be a thing. We then wrap up this jampacked episode with a sneak peak at The Wolf’s new Big Board. Find out who’s risen and fallen the most before it drops this Friday! All this, plus of course some Thrones Chat and a new Word Association and Hypothetical that has The Wolf taking on Ndamukong Suh in a bar fight. Don’t miss it (and be sure to let us know your thoughts below!)

(4:03) The guys talk about Game of Thrones: Spoils of War

(5:40) The Wolf gets kicked out of a bar

(9:11) Desean Jacskon or Eric Decker?

(12:06) Isaiah Crowell, Doug Baldwin, or Deandre Hopkins as a 2nd keeper?

(15:13) Mail Bag Question #1: When should you reach for Derrick Henry if you draft Demarco Murray?

(19:41) Mail Bag Question #2: Dynasty League: Joe Mixon or Dalvin Cook?

(22:46) Mail Bag Question #3: Drafting From the 10 spot, should I go RB, RB or lock up an WR1?

(30:48) Breaking News: Quincy Enunwa out for the Year—Get Ready for the Austin Sefarian-Jenkins show!

(35:00) Breaking News: The Return of Jay Cutler

(36:53) Breaking News: Martavis Bryant Cleared to Play

(39:35) Word Association and Hypothetical Game

(47:13) Dalvin Cook: Up, Up, Up!

(50:48) Eric Decker: Up, Up, Up!

(53:57) Cameron Meredith: Up, Up, Up!

(56:52) Ameer Abdullah: Down, Down, Down!

(59:00) Jordan Reed: Down, Down, Down!

(1:01:49) Andrew Luck: Down, Down, Down!

Aug 10, 2017

We are thrilled to bring you our second Fantasy Wolf, welcoming NFL Talking Heads' Jeff Carrier to the show. Jeff's podcast recently landed on the top-10 Fantasy Football Podcasts of 2017, and minutes into our conversation you can tell why. His approach is far different than The Wolf's, which makes for some exciting and enlightening debate over players like Sammy Watkins, Marshawn Lynch, and Christian McCaffery. We also shed light on some of the most under appreciated guys who, as Jeff says, "just get you points, simple." Find out those names now!

The Wolf and Truth also keep the Fantasy Football mailbag rolling, flying through a key dynasty question surrounding Derrick Henry. Kenneth Dixon's unfortunate injury is also broken down, and the future values of Danny Woodhead and Terrance West are laid out. This is another can't miss show for Fantasy Football fans -- be sure to let us know your thoughts and subscribe if you like what you hear!

(5:20) Mail Bag Question: #7 Rookie Pick and Derrick Henry or the #3 Rookie Pick?

(8:57) Breaking News: Kenneth Dixon Injury

(12:52) We welcome Jeff Carrier to the show

(14:01) Why should we trust the NFL Talking Heads?

(15:00) The Truth’s hypothetical

(17:39) What makes Jeff Carrier a Fantasy Wolf?

(20:11) Jeff and The Wolf are both high on… Michael Crabtree

(22:48) Jeff and The Wolf are both high on… Willie Snead

(24:57) Jeff and The Wolf are both high on… Eric Decker 

(27:37) Jeff and The Wolf disagree on… Sammy Watkins

(33:21) Jeff and The Wolf disagree on… Marshawn Lynch

(36:07) Jeff and The Wolf disagree on… Christian McCaffery

(39:26) The No Huddle Offense – Rapid Fire Questions

Aug 8, 2017

In easily our best episode yet, The Wolf and Truth debut our Fantasy Wolves segment, welcoming the strongly-opinionated and highly-researched Mitchell Renz. Working for titans like FantasyPros, FantasyFootballers, and GridironExperts, Renz is able to justify bold claims like no others, and comes with some fire takes on Mike Gillislee, Tyreek Hill, Doug Martin, Alshon Jeffery, and John Brown, just to name a few. See how Renz flies through our No Huddle Offense with ease, and sets a nearly impossible bar to top for Future Wolves.

Before digging in with Renz, The Wolf and Truth highlight their desires for increased user engagement, and debut our Mailbag and Review segment. Our first question surrounds Allen Robinson, while our second highlights creative ways to determine Draft Order. We also breakdown the latest on Ezekiel Elliott, and where he lands on The Wolf’s Big Board now, while also touching briefly on the D’Onta Foreman news. This is truly a can’t miss show as we hit our stride at the perfect time: draft prep season.

(3:57) What exactly is "Fantasy Wolves"?

(9:55) Mail: Allen Robinson

(14:32) Mail: Creative Ideas for a Draft Order

(20:25) Breaking News: Zeke

(23:26) Breaking News: D’Onta Foreman

(25:48) Introducing Mitchell Renz

(28:34) The Truth hits Mitchell with a hypothetical: Love Joe Flacco forever or get hit by Ray Lewis once?

(30:18) What separates Mitchell Renz from the pack?

(31:35) The Wolves both like… Doug Martin

(32:59) The Wolves both hate… Alshon Jeffery

(34:33) The Wolves both like… Hunter Henry

(36:06) The Wolves are far apart on… Mike Gillislee

(39:55) The Wolves are far apart on… Tyreek Hill

(43:09) How can Renz have him below John Brown?

(46:30) The Wolves are far apart on… Christian McCaffrey

(49:47) No Huddle (Rapid Fire) Questions

Aug 4, 2017

The Wolf and Truth are joined by Fantasy Football 24/7's Derek Brown (DBro_FFB) for easily our most entertaining, yet also one of our most informative, episodes yet. This Fourth Wolf was as no-filter as can be, which matched our style perfectly, and made for some truly lively debate and banter. You don't want to miss these back-and-forths on Ty Montgomery, Matt Ryan, and Tyrell Williams, as well as one of the most jam-packed No Huddle Drills yet. Oh, and the hypothetical debate had The Wolf in tears. Find out why.

Plus, The Wolf debriefs a visit to Pats Training Camp, highlighting James White and Brandin Cooks. We also hit the mailbag and debrief a team drafted in the 10-spot, which The Wolf considers a near perfect squad. Find out who landed on that team, and so much more, in one of our best episodes yet.

(2:21) The Wolf regales us with some of his takeaways from Patriots’ training camp, featuring James White

(8:10) The guys quickly talk about Will Fuller’s injury

(13:18) The Mail Bag: Should you trade up from the 10 spot?  If not, who are you going for?  The Wolf does a mock draft from that position.

(25:21) The guys welcome Derek Brown from Fantasy Football 24/7 to the show

(27:14) Why should our listeners trust Derek?

(28:52) The Truth asks his hypothetical—and Derek’s answer is great

(34:59) The Wolf and Derek are both high on… Martavis Bryant

(38:12) The Wolf and Derek are both down on… Allen Robinson

(42:20) The Wolf and Derek are both high on… Danny Woodhead

(45:16) The Wolf and Derek disagree on… Matt Ryan

(50:53) The Wolf and Derek disagree on… Ty Montgomery (kind of)

(57:06) The Wolf and Derek disagree on… Tyrell Williams

(1:04:03) The No Huddle Offense

Aug 2, 2017

The Wolf and Truth welcome our third Fantasy Football Wolf, returning to GridironExperts to bring Andrew Erickson (@AndrewErickson_) for another loaded interview. Learn from some great debates around Jameis Winston, Davante Adams, and Jeremy Hill, plus find out which under-the-radar Packers’ wide receiver Erickson thinks can land you a Fantasy title.

But first, the resident Roto Street boys discuss some draft strategy surrounding the turn at 24 / 25. Do any RBs deserve consideration, or is it WR-WR only? What if Gronk falls? We of course discuss the latest Game of Thrones action and share some exciting news about The Wolf's fantasy career. Tune in for this loaded episode now!  Be sure to subscribe and let us know your thoughts.

(3:50) The guys discuss Game of Thrones

(8:43) The Wolf shares some flattering Draft Guide reviews 

(10:29) Mail Bag (Question #1) If you have the overall 1st or 2nd pick in a snake draft, who do you take on the turn with your next couple of picks?

(17:27) The guys welcome Andrew Erickson to the podcast

(19:28) Why should we trust Andrew?

(23:54) The Truth asks his hypothetical

(27:30) Andrew and the Wolf are both high on... Jay Ajayi

(31:16) Andrew and The Wolf are both high on… Marcus Mariotta and Eric Decker

(35:09) Andrew and The Wolf are both low on… Jarvis Landry

(37:33) The Wolf and Andrew disagree on… Jameis Winston

(45:01) The Wolf and Andrew disagree on… Davante Adams

(50:23) The Wolf and Andrew disagree on… Jeremy Hill

(56:37) The No Huddle Offense  

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