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Week 16 Rankings (2014): Top 15 Kickers
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Category: FOOTBALL
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Kickers are often overlooked, but there are times where they could actually be the difference between winning and losing in a given week.  Who is the best options for Week 16?  Let’s take a look: Stephen Gostkowski – New England Patriots – at New York Jets Connor Barth – Denver Broncos – at Cincinnati Dan Carpenter – Buffalo Bills – at Oakland Mason Crosby – Green Bay Packers – at Tampa Bay Matt Prater (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Trying to decide who you should start or sit this week? Let’s take a look at a few potential decisions owners have and try to sort through them: Quarterbacks Start – Matt Ryan – Atlanta Falcons – at New Orleans Ryan proved last week that he could perform regardless of if Julio Jones was playing or not, as he threw for 310 yards and 2 TD. He now has three straight (read more...)

Was Josh Harrison’s 2014 Breakout For Real?
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Category: BASEBALL
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) There was no real reason to pay much attention to Josh Harrison heading into 2014. It looked like he was going to be nothing more than a utility player, and one with a limited upside. However he quickly forced his way into the lineup, ultimately assuming full-time duties at third base, and proved himself fantasy relevant in all formats: 520 At Bats .315 Batting Average (164 Hits) 13 Home Runs 52 RBI 77 Runs 18 Stolen (read more...)

by Will Overton Daily fantasy basketball is a roller coaster ride. You have to have a short memory but also learn from both your successes and failures. If you are new to this feature then welcome aboard, and if not, then welcome back. Let’s take a look at six players (two at each position) you should be looking at as you set your lineup for tonight. All of information referenced is based on game play at Fantasy (read more...)

Week 16 Rankings (2014): Top 20 Tight Ends
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Category: FOOTBALL
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) How frustrating has the tight end position been this season?  Often the “elite” options have even fallen flat costing fantasy owners.  That said, do you really want to shy away from them at this stage to chase a player more likely to fail?  Keep that in mind as we look at the rankings for the coming week: Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots – at New York Jets Martellus Bennett – (read more...)

Week 16 Rankings (2014): Top 15 Defenses
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Category: FOOTBALL
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Think you have it all figured out after Week 15?  Think again, as injuries and simple poor play will likely change things dramatically for the coming week (they were out of control last week).  Let’s take a look at how things stack up in the always unpredictable NFL for Week 16: Buffalo Bills – at Oakland Seattle Seahawks – at Arizona New England Patriots – at New York Jets Detroit Lions – at (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) These are not players that I am 100% sitting this week, depending on my alternatives (we will get to those players later on this week in our Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em column).  Instead these are guys I am reconsidering having them in my lineup for a variety of reasons: Larry Fitzgerald – Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle It’s the Seattle Seahawks, do we need any other excuse at this point? All of (read more...)

by Will Overton Daily fantasy basketball is a roller coaster ride. You have to have a short memory but also learn from both your successes and failures. If you are new to this feature then welcome aboard, and if not, then welcome back. Let’s take a look at six players (two at each position) you should be looking at as you set your lineup for tonight. All of information referenced is based on game play at Fantasy (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Unable to find stability in their bullpen, the Astros made a splash around the Winter Meetings as they signed both Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek. Will one of the new faces be handed the closer’s role? Could someone already on the roster be better suited for the job? Let’s take a look at the candidates and try to get some clarity on the situation: Chad Qualls The incumbent, Qualls had 19 (read more...)