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by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) In the wake of the news that Martavis Bryant will miss the first four games of the season due to suspension, all eyes understandably have fallen on Markus Wheaton and his potential for a 2015 breakout.  Who else does the team have?  Rookie Sammie Coates has not received stellar reviews and may lack consistency (at least initially).  Darius Heyward-Bey?  Does anyone really believe? The team could go tight end heavy, with (read more...)

Last year we debuted the Rotoprofessor Fantasy Football Draft Guide and this year we’re back for more!!  The guide has officially been released and is very similar to our Baseball Guide (including regular updates based on news/injuries).  Normally $6, if you order the guide now you will get it for just $5!  Included in the guide will be: Expanded Positional Rankings (Top 75 RB, Top 100 WR, etc.) Expanded PPR Rankings Overall Rankings (Both PPR & Non-PPR) Projections (Including (read more...)

by Will Overton Seeing fans throw their hats onto the field after Edwin Encarnacion belted his third home run of the game was definitely the highlight of the day yesterday. That said, there were plenty more good stories worth discussing as well, including the continued success of rookie phenom Luis Severino. Here are the top 10 stories of the day: 1)      Edwin Encarnacion Hits A Home Run Hat Trick The Toronto Blue Jays padded their lead for most runs (read more...)

Last year we debuted the Rotoprofessor Fantasy Football Draft Guide and this year we’re back for more!!  The guide will be very similar to our Baseball Guide (including weekly updates based on news/injuries) and will provide you all the information you need in one convenient location!!   Included in the guide will be: Expanded Positional Rankings (Top 75 RB, Top 100 WR, etc.) Expanded PPR Rankings Overall Rankings (Both PPR & Non-PPR) Projections (Including Player Analysis) Sleepers/Breakouts/Busts And so much more!! Additionally, if you order the (read more...)

Earlier
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Obviously there are big named prospects who could get an opportunity come September (think Corey Seager), but what about a few players who aren’t currently on their team’s 40-man roster who could get a look?  It’s a little less likely that they arrive, but if they do the potential is there for them to make a significant impact.  Here are two players to keep a close eye on, in case (read more...)

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing): MIN: Perkins pitches 7th w/Jepsen (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) When you think of the Detroit Lions’ running backs you immediately come to Joique Bell and Ameer Abdullah, but could a new name be forcing their way into the mix?  Zach Zenner, an undrafted rookie, exploded last night for 85 yards and 1 TD on 8 carries (including a 41 yard run) and suddenly has thrust his name into the conversation. While there was more attention on him yesterday, coming in (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) The rest the Mets gave Matt Harvey apparently helped, as he tossed 6.0 shutout innings against the Red Sox allowing 2 H and 1 BB while striking out 8.  Cole Hamels continued to find his footing in Texas, allowing 1 ER on 2 H and 4 BB, striking out 10, over 8.0 IP to defeat the Orioles.  Clayton Kershaw stole the show, allowing 1 ER on 3 H and 1 (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Alfred Morris is going to be the Redskins starting running back, at least to open the season.  Of course he’s seen his production decline in each of his first three seasons: 2012 – 1,613 yards, 4.8 YPC 2013 – 1,275 yards, 4.6 YPC 2014 – 1,074 yards, 4.1 YPC He had some terrible months last season, including a 3.2 YPC in October and 3.3 in December so you have to wonder if a slow (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) According to Dan Graziano of ESPN (click here for the article): “It’s been a good summer for New York Giants running back Andre Williams.  He’s worked hard to shore up the holes in his game, most specifically his ability to catch the ball, and his improvements have led to a significant number of first-team reps in training camp and in the preseason. It’s not out of the question that Williams overtakes (read more...)