From fantasy implications to NFL draft analysis to major events, the Rotoworld Football staff has the NFL landscape covered. Listen as Josh Norris, Evan Silva, Roto Pat, Rich Hribar and Ray Summerlin give their analysis and opinions on everything happening in the NFL.
Bonjour! We're back from vacation. With OTAs concluding and Training Camp just around the corner, Josh, Pat and Ray catch you up on the vital bits of news from the last few weeks. Carson Wentz's extension and what it means for the present and future, plus the GM changes for the Jets and Texans. Plus, how nervous should we really be about Todd Gurley's status?
Patrick Daugherty joins Josh Norris to rank NFL GMs from best to worst. How high have John Dorsey and Chris Ballard climbed in just a small amount of time? Plus Kevin Colbert and John Schneider overcoming monumental moments of identity change on their teams.
Josh and Pat are back with another Friday Five: your questions and problems, our answers. Is the Combine moving to primetime possible over-saturation? Which player might've been destined for greatness if they avoided injury? And what careers would the duo have if they did not write about football?
Every year NFL players reach their potential. They climb up a few tiers above their peers, and identifying those talents before the season begins can pay huge dividends once games kick off. Josh Norris, Rich Hribar and Ray Summerlin each nominate two names for the title of "Breakout Player of 2019."
Friday Five: Teams That Can Go Worst to First and Barbecue Snobs
Another edition of the Friday Five is here, this time with John Daigle joining Josh Norris. The two nominate teams that could go from worst to first in their division. Plus you asked us to be barbecue snobs, if we've ever been fired from a job and Youtube rabbit holes. Thanks for listening!
Yes, that happened. Two weeks after the 2019 NFL Draft, the Jets decide they no longer want to employ the GM who picked and signed players since last season ended. Mike Maccagnan is out of a job, and Adam Gase has been tabbed interim GM as well as full time coach. Josh, Pat and Rich break it all down, plus dive into notable players who missed sizable parts of the 2018 season and what their outlook is for the upcoming year.
Josh Norris and RotoPat join up for this edition of Friday Five, answering your questions about football, love and life. The two nominate this year's version of Eric Ebron, a player who failed to reach their potential with the team early on but exploded after a few years in the league. Plus Aston Villa emotions and when it is the right time to quit on a book.
Remember Me? Don't Overlook These Second Year Players
The focus over the last few months has been on the incoming rookie class, and for good reason. But there are a number of picks from the 2018 class, just one year ago, that have not made an impact or been given an opportunity. Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin implore you to not forget the likes of Ronald Jones, Hayden Hurst, DJ Chark and more.
**Hopefully the audio for this episode is not tooooo abnormal; we are attempting to incorporate a video element and are toying with different setups** 254 new rookie picks mean 254 NFL veterans might be on notice for their starting spot. Josh Norris, Rich Hribar and Patrick Daugherty outline a number of rookies' paths to important roles and what it means for their teams.
Recapping the 2019 NFL Draft: The Best and Boldest
The draft is complete. Three days, 254 selections which means 254 new players have entered the NFL. Josh Norris, Ray Summerlin and Rich Hribar spotlight their favorite picks, teams and what they might mean for next season.
Josh Norris, RotoPat and Ray Summerlin talk through every pick, every prospect and every trade that happened during the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Raiders and Giants shocked us all night, while good teams kept their strengths strong. Plus the differing outlook of Marquise Brown and N'Keal Harry.
First Round Mock Draft: Digging Deep on All 32 Picks
Josh Norris and Evan Silva dig deep on the 32 picks in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Who might trade up? Who might trade down? Where will the quarterbacks land, including Josh Rosen? Could OL be drafted much earlier than expected? When will the receiver run start? If you enjoy this episode, Subscribe!
Building Our Draft Board: Emulating An NFL War Room
You enjoyed this episode so much that we brought it back this year. Josh Norris welcomes Dane Brugler, Ben Fennell, Joe Goodberry and Ted Nguyen to the show. The group's goal is to build their consensus big board, starting with 19 names, choosing their top 10 and then ranking that list 10 to 1. It's a great conversation that focuses on traits, positional value and much more. If you enjoy this episode, share it with a friend.
2019 NFL Mock Draft - Live with Chris Simms, Josh Norris, Thor Nystrom and Paul Burmeister
With one week until the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off, Paul Burmeister, Chris Simms, Josh Norris and Thor Nystrom joined forces to predict how the first round will play out. The group went through each team's current roster situation, draft needs, possible selections and ultimately decided on a pick. You will be surprised where the quarterbacks are slotted and the ranking of offensive linemen. Enjoy, and be sure to subscribe to the show!
Creating Yards with Graham Barfield: The 2019 RB class
This is one of our favorite conversations every year. Josh Norris hosts Graham Barfield of NFL.com and Yard Created to dive deep on the 2019 NFL Draft RB class. Is Josh Jacobs in a tier of his own? Will Darrell Henderson's electric style hit in the NFL? What do we make of David Montgomery and Devin Singletary? And could Bryce Love be the gem of this class?
Conversation with WR Andy Isabella - Who Taught You That?
Josh Norris hosts UMass WR and 2019 NFL Draft prospect Andy Isabella. After two straight seasons of over 1,000 yards, Isabella has been working with NFL legend Randy Moss during the draft process. He details what that experience has been like, plus beating the stereotype of being a white receiver. Finally, Andy takes us into some of his biggest plays over the last two years.
Stars of the 2019 NFL Draft - Talking with Matt Waldman
I love this conversation every single year. Josh hosts Matt Waldman, who just posted the 2019 Rookie Scouting Portfolio. Matt was kind enough to share a few of his rankings and thoughts on prospects, including Hakeem Butler earning a historic grade. The two attempt to dig into Devin Singletary and why he's such a difficult projection. Plus Myles Boykin is not just a Combine creation, Will Grier earning a QB1 label and more.
"I think this dude might be transcendent" -Talking WRs with Evan Silva
Josh Norris and Evan Silva swap notes on a handful of WR prospects, and you get to listen. Why Hakeem Butler, not D.K. Metcalf, is the No. 1 prospect at the position. Miles Boykin is absolutely worth taking a Day 2 shot on. Is N'Keal Harry best on the inside? Andy Isabella on the outside? And finally, Marquise Brown is something special.
Josh hosts PFF's Mike Renner on the podcast to spotlight a handful of players that deserve your love. On this 1 on 1 date, Renner reveals he prefers Jerry Tillery to Ed Oliver and believes Andy Isabella's NFL projection is comparable to Brandin Cooks. Mike also divulges a few third day prospects that left a great first impression. Let's do the damn thing!
This is a replay of Josh Norris' 45-minute segment on Chris Simms' Unbuttoned podcast. Josh, Simms and Ahmed Fareed cover a number of prospects, including Ed Oliver, Hakeem Butler, Devin Singletary, Rashan Gary and Parris Campbell. Chris and Josh certainly don't see eye to eye on every prospect, so the conversation focuses on those differences in the hopes of finding the truth.
Conversation with RB Devine Ozigbo: Accelerating Over Speed Bumps
Josh Norris hosts one of his favorite prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft, RB Devine Ozigbo out of Nebraska. Ozigbo's collegiate career was not an easy one, as he was forced to wait for his opportunity. So the conversation hits on self-reflection, improvement and not losing sight of goals. Plus, you know, football stuff.
Rich, Pat and John Daigle were in town, so Josh sat them down for an impromptu podcast. Be warned, very little football is discussed in this episode outside of the Browns current standing in the AFC and our worst fantasy calls ever. Instead Josh ponders his future bald head, group travel recommendations and the worst movies of all time.
Chris Simms (of the Chris Simms Unbuttoned podcast) joins the show to touch on a variety of topics, old and new. What's it like as a starting quarterback when one or more of your starting offensive linemen go down? Has Jon Gruden changed from 2008 to 2018? Is winning outside of structure with your feet now imperative for young quarterbacks? Plus Josh and Chris take recent comments from NFL decision makers through the NFL lie detector.
It's the first prospect interview of the season. North Dakota State QB Easton Stick, the passer with the most wins in FCS, joins Josh for a 15-minute conversation, including why Easton isn't on social media. How he handles losses since he experienced so few during his career. And finally a game of recall, where Stick recites game situations and results with zero preparation.
The last three days have been a whirlwind, so let Josh and Ray clear up the picture for you. First, the two break down every aspect of the Odell trade: what it means for the Browns and Giants. Then it's on to Le'Veon Bell's fit with the Jets , while also touching on Mark Ingram, Tevin Coleman and Desean Jackson. Ray also confirms his lunatic tendencies by refusing to read Harry Potter books, despite enjoying Harry Potter films.
Finding Answers In Confusing Evaluations, with Danny Kelly of the Ringer
Josh is joined by Danny Kelly, who is embarking on a journey to create a draft guide for The Ringer this offseason. The core of this conversation focuses on prospects who offer conundrums in their play style and how it might translate to the NFL. So Josh and Danny attempt to find the truth.
The NFL negotiation period opened Monday, and immediately deals were agreed on. So Josh Norris and Rich Hribar had to jump on the podcast to dissect the moves. What role will Jamison Crowder fill for the Jets? Is Adam Humphries in line for another big season, this time with the Titans? And is Nick Foles the missing piece for the Jaguars, and much more.
Your Questions, Our Answers: Are You A Blue Barracuda?
In our first Q&A episode, Ray and Josh answer your questions and even question each others' answers. Does that make sense? Outside of QB, which position would you invest in? Among the entire Nickelodeon catalogue, what show would you star in? What's the best sports video game of all time? And which player in the NFL is actually bad?
The four days of athletic testing are complete, so Josh Norris takes you position by position to outline what mattered most to him. Thank you for supporting Rotoworld and the podcast all week, and if you enjoyed the show, please consider sharing it with a friend.
Historic WR Draft Class: Day 4 of the 2019 NFL Combine
Ladies and gentlemen, this is an historic receiver draft class. There are so many ridiculous athletes. Josh Norris lays out what matters, what doesn't, what types might easily transition to the NFL and which ones might be misunderstood. Plus Noah Fant stole the show among tight ends and is Kyler Murray already locked in to the no. 1 pick?
Day 3 of the 2019 NFL Combine: Expectation Equals Disappointment
I know, you were let down by the running backs. But take a step back, perhaps that disappointment was a result of your own expectations. And even Josh Norris, who is a huge believer in athletic testing, does not freak out about running back athletic profiles. Plus Andre Dillard has joined the club! And hire Joe Thomas for everything.
This NFL Combine update includes thoughts from Colts GM Chris Ballard on the receiver position, plus the team's board already being dropped down to 216 names. Also, there are receivers at the Combine with a weight difference of 62 pounds. including one with reportedly 1.6% body fat. We aren't doctors, but that doesn;t seem healthy.
Josh Norris is here to wrap up the first day of the 2019 NFL Combine. News flash: there's not much to wrap up. Josh will touch on the meaningful quotes and comments from GMs and head coaches on Thursday. Today, he details what he cares about during the Combine. How he watches the event. Plus offensive line and running back measurements, and why the Combine shouldn't change.
Prospect Evaluations with Evan Silva - First Group of RBs
Josh and Evan are back for draft season. The two have not shared their evaluations with each other until this conversation. The prospects discussed are Josh Jacobs, David Montgomery, Devin Singletary, Miles Sanders and Devine Ozigbo. Do any fit a top 10 prospect mold?
Toeing the Line of Respect For the NFL - A Conversation with Sigmund Bloom
One of our favorite guests in Sigmund Bloom returns. He and Josh hit on a number of topics, including if we should respect NFL coaches more than we seem to. What happened to the Steelers and how could they make these decisions in a window to win? Sig reveals his biases when evaluating players and closes with non-football recommendations for all of you.
Josh Norris is joined by the youthful Hayden Winks, who recently posted a series on meaningful analytics that help identify early career success for draft prospects. The quarterback figure shocked Josh. Plus the importance on the Combine for many positions, including offensive line and edge rushers.
Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match. Find me a find, catch me a quarterback that will start for six games then give way to a rookie! Josh, Ray and Pat try to piece together available quarterbacks and teams with a need at the position. And it is finally revealed why Josh has been single since 5th grade.
The 2018-19 NFL season has come and gone, but there are plenty of lessons to be learned that we can apply moving forward. Josh, Patrick and Richard share their favorites. Running backs either operate in the passing game, or they don't exist. Is the offensive line the second most important piece of a Super Bowl contender? And much more.
Whether it is your first time placing a bet or you're a seasoned vet, we've got you covered for Super Bowl 53. Josh, Rich Hribar and the mysterious Clev TA talk you through their favorite prop bets for Sunday's game, from the simple to the ridiculous.
There's just one more game left in the NFL season, and we cover it from every angle. Josh, Ray and Pat take you through the ways each team can win the game. Will Todd Gurley bounce back and be the difference Maker for the Rams? Can the Patriots offensive line again keep Tom Brady clean and allow him to be surgical? Does it all come down to which defensive front disrupts more?
Down in Mobile, Alabama, Josh Norris invites a few friends on the podcast: Fran Duffy, Ted Nguyen and Joe Goodberry. The four cover a number of topics, opening with the simple question, "what wins in the NFL?" to quarterbacks succeeding inside and outside of structure, to the importance of offensive line coaches and flexibility, and finally each person's favorite position to evaluate.
Just three more games remain in the NFL season, and the Championship showdowns go down this weekend. First, Josh Norris and Evan Silva look at every angle of the Saints and Rams contest, and if it all falls on Jared Goff winning out of structure and under pressure. Then Josh, Ray and Pat surmise if the Patriots can do it... again... against the ridiculous Chiefs offense.
Let's welcome the top offenses back to the playoffs after 24 points was the highest team total last weekend. The Saints, Chiefs and Rams all return, and Evan Silva, RotoPat and Josh Norris break it all down, from both a macro and micro level.
The Packers kicked off the coaching hires with the addition of Matt LaFleur and it has been a whirlwind since. Josh, Pat and Ray are here to break the first six down, including Kliff Kingsbury's outlook in Arizona and Freddie Kitchens jumping multiple levels this season.
Josh Norris hosts the debut of Hayden Winks on the Rotoworld Football Podcast, as Hayden outlines the best Super Bowl bets before the start of the playoffs. Hint... it's the Chiefs. Plus long shot bets on the Ravens, Colts and Seahawks.
It is playoff time! First up, Josh and Evan breakdown the Cowboys chances against the Seahawks, and the keys to victory with each team. Then the duo try to quantify Nick Foles' impact on the Eagles, and if it enough to overcome the Bears at Soldier Field. Then Ray and Pat hop on to pick the most difficult game of the weekend: Colts vs Texans, and what each needs to do to be victorious. Plus the expectation for the Ravens versus the Chargers.
It is week 17, so your fantasy playoffs are over. The podcast, however, keeps rolling. First, Josh and Evan look at the meaningful games in the AFC with playoff ramifications, and then Josh and Pat do the same for the NFC side.
In a bit of a change, Nick Mensio stops by first this week to preview some of the best DFS plays for Week 17 before Rich Hribar talks about a few of the most interesting players in his Worksheet column.
It is Championship Week, ladies and gentlemen. Ray Summerlin highlights the top pick-ups of the week, including Kalen Ballage, Jamaal Williams, Robert Foster, Robby Anderson and more. And Josh finally reveals his specialty: ranking American Idol contestants.
It is semifinal weekend, ladies and gentlemen. First up Evan Silva outlines Jared Goff and company being extremely great plays. Plus Anthony Firkser, Robby Anderson and a Ross Tucker imitation. Then RotoPat joins to determing if Derrick Henry can be a dependable starter this week, as well as Lamar Jackson and Dalvin Cook.
It's the first round of the fantasy football playoffs, so let's win. Evan Silva dishes on the surprisingly relevant Jaylen Samuels and Justin Jackson, plus why Josh Allen is having success in the same ways he did in college. Then RotoPat on the Rams-Bears matchup and if Russell Wilson can be depended on.
This is an important week for fantasy football, so Josh and Ray want to help you determine an optimal roster. First up are the running backs injuries, like pivoting from Melvin Gordon to Justin Jackson, or Matt Breida to Jeff Wilson. We've also seen Dante Pettis and Curtis Samuel emerge. Plus if Aaron Rodgers has your trust heading into the fantasy playoffs.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva and Patrick Daugherty are back to help you win the final week of the fantasy football regular season. Evan professes his love for Lamar Jackson, why Aaron Jones has been so good and the two reminisce about Ahman Green. Then Pat joins in to talk up Matt Breida and more during his rankings segment.
It is the last week of the fantasy football regular season, and there is plenty of news to cover. Austin Ekeler shoots into top 12 RB status. With Leonard Fournette suspended, what should you do with TJ Yeldon and Carlos Hyde? Plus small school phenom David Moore, and Ray tells you everything you need to know about Aliens.
Just a few weeks are left in the regular season, so Josh and Ray are here to help you pick the pivotal players that will lead you to victory. Josh Adams Appears to tbe the Eagles lead back. Gus Edwards emerged out of nowehere. Tre'Quan Smith and DJ Moore both had huge Sundays, but will the opportunities be there in the future?
It's that time again to win your fantasy week. Evan Silva applauds Chris Ballard for the job he's done so far with the Colts, why Tre'Quan Smith is a good dart throw and Kerryon Johnson as an easy start. Then RotoPat joins to defend his rankings on Kenny Golladay, Corey Davis, Marlon Mack and Leonard Fournette.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin are here, with three weeks left in the regular season, to set you up for playoff success. The duo opens with Rashaad Penny and how they can't trust a single thing Pete Carroll says. Is Rex Burkhead worth a speculative add? Plus Anthony Miller and Josh Reynolds' expanding roles.
Thanks for tuning in. Josh and Evan start with predicting Dez Bryant's role with the Saints, and why it might mirror Marques Colston. Then the two heap praise on Andrew Luck, look at the positive trend for Larry Fitzgerald and close out with the uber talented Josh Gordon. Then RotoPat is up to discuss Carson Wentz, Dion Lewis, TY Hilton and Kenny Golladay.
Once again we are back to fix your fantasy team. Ray and Josh dive into Duke Johnson's success, Mike Davis filling in for an injured Chris Carson, Marquez Valdes-Scantling as the Packers No. 2 receiver, Adam Humphries and so much more. And by more we mean reminiscing about NFL Fever and Dynasty mode.
Week 9 is here, beautiful people. First up is Evan Silva on Coutland Sutton's expanded role in Denver, Kenyan Drake's playmaking skills that are deserving of more touches, and D.J. Moore fitting the NFL landscape at receiver... and possibly thriving in it. Then RotoPat joins to express some level of caution on Drew Brees and Josh Gordon, plus Isaiah Crowell's outstanding matchup.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin by reacting to the Browns coaching change. And after digging out of that hole, Ray dissects your waiver wire to uncover possible roster targets, like DJ Moore, Josh Adams and Keke Coutee.
Let's win week 8, my friends. First up is Evan Silva talking up Tyler Boyd, Kerryon Johnson's emergence and Trenton Cannon's increased role. The Pat joins to select the best play among the Raiders backfield, Mitchell Trubisky being more athlete than quarterback, and if you should be wary of Alshon Jeffery because of the matchup.
Week 8 Waivers: Charmander, Squirtle or Bulbasaur?
Once again we are here to fix your fantasy roster. Josh and Ray discuss the Amari Cooper deal and what it means for both sides. Then Ray dishes on TreQuan Smith's upside, Ronald Jones' outlook and much more. Thanks for your continued support.
Let's win this weekend, friends. Josh and Evan open with the 49ers offense with CJ Beathard at quarterback, Jordan Reed fitting the process but lacking results last week, and the emergence of Taylor Gabriel as a force. Then Pat joins to discuss Jameis Winston's outlook, if Kerryon Johnson can be started with confidence and much more.
Yes, we are back to fix your fantasy roster. Ray dissects the Colts backfield with Marlon Mack back. Plus how and why Ito Smith is stealing touches from Tevin Coleman. Ray also admits to not being able to quit Antonio Callaway, and Josh explains why Albert Wilson's yards after catch skills aren't just a fluke. Oh, and the two go down the Wolverine rabbit hole.
Enjoy the weekend, everyone. Evan Silva looks at some of the top playmakers in the NFL and if their matchups are favorable this weekend. Tyreek Hill is electric on the road, Josh Gordon as a possible play and if Austin Ekeler can stay on his insane track. Then pat joins the show to dish on Russell Wilson, Lesean McCoy and the Bears backfield.
Week 6 Waivers: Citizens of the Universe, Lend Me Your Energy
We are back, beautiful people. More running back injuries hit the league on Sunday, so Ray Summerlin outlines Alfred Morris and Corey Clement (and other Eagles backs) as additions to your roster. Plus Josh Reynolds possibly in the starting lineup and Robby Anderson returning to the endzone.
In a shortened Friday episode, Josh picks on Pat's rankings ahead of the week 5 slate. Josh feel Pat has Andy Dalton far too low, Pat believes in the volume and touchdown based (no a bad combo) Carlos Hyde. Matt Breida is still a very viable play and finally the two speculate if Calvin Ridley can continue his torrid pace.
Back from his adventures, Nick Mensio returns to deliver his favorite starts and sits for Week 5 after Raymond Summerlin and Rich Hribar discuss Thursday Night Football, some DFS values, and the Worksheet.
The true Touchdown Celebration Influencers are here. Ray and Josh help fix your fantasy team via the waiver wire. Is Keke Coutee's role sustainable? Can we finally cash those Taywan checks? Plus Nyheim Hines being the next pass catching threat out of the backfield.
It is Friday. Congratulations. Evan, Pat and Josh are here to preview the week 4 slate of NFL games. Is this Andrew Luck here to stay? Will Kenyan Drake bounce back in a big way? Is now the time to panic on Tom Brady as a fantasy asset? And Antonio Callaway's emergence with Baker Mayfield at quarterback.
Another week of football, another set of impressive performances. Ray and Josh tell you to trust and believe in Calvin Ridley and Tyler Boyd moving forward, and possibly consider both as FLEX starters. Buck Allen continues to score touchdowns... without the touches. And is there any tight end help out there?
Week 3 is here, so Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat share whatever information is stored in their brains to help you win your fantasy football matchup. Evan believes it will be a big weekend for Deshaun Watson and Emmanuel Sanders, while Pat is concerned about Corey Davis and remains optimistic for David Johnson.
Josh and Ray open the show discussing the Josh Gordon trade, what it might mean for the Patriots and the trickle down for possible new Browns options. Then Ray digs into this week's waivers with Gio Bernard as the clear top addition.
It's time to make those difficult decisions heading into week 2. Josh and Evan recap the most important conclusions from week 1 and look ahead to Nelson Agholor, Tevin Coleman and Corey Davis. Then Pat joins in to continue hyping George Kittle, which Josh unleashes peer pressure based on Quincy Enunwa's ranking. Thanks for the support.
Josh and Ray begin this episode theorizing what Pokemon they would be, then move on to possible additions to your fantasy roster. Should Will Dissly be added? Is Phillip Lindsay in control of the Broncos backfield? Could Brandon Marshall emerge as Russell Wilson's top target? That and much more as we wrap up week one and spin it forward.
This is our week 1 Matchups and Rankings podcast with Evan Silva and Roto Pat. Both writers love Andy Dalton this week and would strongly consider starting over the likes of Patrick Mahomes, Jimmy G and others. Plus Keelan Cole could be in for a big day and why Stefon Diggs might emerge as a top 5 receiver this season.
We know the season hasn't kicked off yet, but your team can still be improved. Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin dissect the 49ers running back situation as well as what happens if Le'Veon Bell shows up on Wednesday... or after week one. Ray goes on a limb and calls LeGarrette Blount the Lions lead back.
The Key Lesson Learned For All 32 Teams This Preseason
Evan Silva and Josh Norris return to wrap up the preseason in this finale. The duo shares the critical, key, significant and chief lesson learned this preseason for all 32 teams. Is Trey Burton going to lead the Bears in receiving? Will Nelson Agholor do the same in Philadelphia? Why D.J. Moore is not draftable and why instead you should take a dart throw on Alfred Morris.
This is the audio version of Rotoworld's Live Fantasy Draft show, where 8 readers completed a PPR draft with four writers: Evan Silva, Ray Summerlin, Patrick Daugherty and Rich Hribar. Therefore you won't hear the typical intro music, but you will notice a few more ad reads and odd breaks. To make up for that, a Peter King interview is included.
Significant Ranking Changes Based on the Preseason
With the Rotoworld Football Crew in town, Josh is able to escape the train and record this podcast in studio. With injuries, snap counts, depth chart movement and preseason performances, the group reveals which players they've changed evaluations on over the last month, both positively and negatively.
We are 17 games into the 2018 preseason, so there is no better time for Josh Norris and Evan Silva to drop a two hour long podcast covering practically every relevant player on every team. Top conclusions include Nelson Agholor ranking above Alshon Jeffery at WR, Kerryon Johnson mirroring DeMarco Murray's style and a certain second year TE possibly being on the Travis Kelce track.
You survived the first week of the preseason, so Josh Norris, Ray Summerlin and Patrick Daugherty are here to recap the essential moments and performances. Are we out or in on the Seattle backfield? Do we really believe Ronald Jones won't be the week one starter? Did Christian McCaffrey's ceiling rise? And the crew asks if the NFL has fixed its quarterback problem.
Join Josh Norris and Evan Silva in watching every single game of the first week of the preseason, as the two prepare you for the noteworthy storylines, camp competitions, and players with something to prove. Who might emerge as Aaron Rodgers' fourth receiver? Should we buy the positive buzz on Cordarrelle Patterson and other Patriots receivers? Every single team is covered in this episode, and two per week will be rolled out during the preseason. Subscribe.
Rookies consume offseason conversation, but Josh Norris and Evan Silva don't want you to forget about the second-year players who failed to establish themselves in their first year. Can Dalvin Cook make good on his terrific opening four games? Is Evan interested in the Packers backfield? Plus the possibility of Corey Davis emerging as a top 12 receiver and hoping Chris Godwin earns the starter label.
Josh is joined by Ray and Pat to share what they want to learn from training camps from around the NFL. Which RBs draft position will sky rocket? Can Eli's play support top fantasy options, and if so does that make him the steal of fantasy drafts? What is Dwayne Bowe up to? That and much more.
In this solo podcast, Josh Norris details his conversation with Scott Kuhn, the Vikings' Director of Analytics. The topics range from use of GPS tracking to athletic testing to factoring in age in evaluations. These moments of peeling back the NFL curtain are difficult to come by, so if you enjoy please share and tell a friend.
Fantasy Football Strategy: Rich Hribar Cut The Cord
We are back! Josh Norris and Rich Hribar catch up on the football world, including the great values among the Titans pass catchers. The train speaks its mind on the Seahawks backfield and Reebs informs us he's been clipped.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva sit down to discuss the best strategies for 8, 6 and 3 team leagues, namely how to approach each position within drafts. Plus the duo goes through Evan's updated Top 150, focusing on players Evan likes but Josh hasn't drafted.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva share the important takeaways and best advice from early best ball drafts. Late round possibilities lake Eli Manning, Trent Taylor and Taywan Taylor. Why we are investing in Amari Cooper. As well as roster construction and investing in running backs early.
***Sorry for the audio issues during the opening 15 minutes*** Josh Norris and Thor Nystrom love what the Packers and Bears produced during draft week and question the Raiders decisions. The Bucs drafted for need, and we applaud them. And finally, did the Saints overextend when trading up?
Josh Norris, Roto Pat and Ray Summerlin analyze the entire first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Including DJ Moore's fantastic fit with the Panthers and Ray and Josh start a feud based on Penny and Michel beef.
2018 NFL Draft: Imitating an NFL War Room --- Top 10 Prospects
In this special edition of the podcast, Josh Norris is joined by four illustrious evaluators: Dane Brugler, Fran Duffy, Ben Fennell and Ted Nguyen. The group imitates an NFL Draft Room, narrowing a list of 17 prospects down to the top 10 prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft. Then the crew, as a group, ranks them 10 to 1.
Josh Norris is joined by the illustrious Graham Barfield of Yards Created and FantasyGuru.com to dive deep into the 2018 RB class. The duo covers... How Saquon Barkley broke Graham's system. If Derrius Guice is worthy of a first round pick. Nick Chubb's high floor and their equal love for John Kelly.
Josh, Ray and Pat are here to laugh, cry, praise and hate every move that happened this week in the NFL's free agent period. Kirk Cousins and Alex Smith are set up for success. We are all SO in on Jerick McKinnon. Plus the group introduces you to Ryan Grant and expresses concerns over Sammy Watkins. And much more.
Evan Silva is back and joins Josh Norris to breakdown another five running back prospects. Kerryon Johnson confuses Evan. Nick Chubb is a moving muscle. Evan and Josh are completely split on Rashaad Penny, and Josh mentions two third day backs he loves.
Josh Norris is here to wrap up the 2018 NFL Combine and tell you why it would be wrong for the Giants to select any position at No. 1 or No. 2 other than quarterback. But first, we saw a very athletic defensive back group take the field, including a record breaking time.
Day 5 of the 2018 NFL Combine: Four. Three. Eight.
What a day. Josh Norris talks through the biggest takeaways from Defensive Line, Linebacker and Edge Rusher groups. Find out why Sam Hubbard, Harold Landry and Kylie Fitts stood out. Josh names his "leap of faith" candidate at defensive tackle. And finally, is Leighton Vander Esch a Tremaine Edmunds consolation prize, or something much more?
After the receivers, quarterbacks and tight ends took the field, Josh Norris is here to help you figure out what matters. Three receivers separated themselves as top athletes, and two force you to look beyond the 40. Plus, is Calvin Ridley's profile concerning? Mike Gesicki is one of the most athletic tight ends we've ever seen. That and Offensive Line projection and Shaquem Griffin's projection.
Josh Norris finally is able to dish on the offensive line and running back workouts. The podcast's Saquon Barkley - David Johnson comparison is on track... but don't overlook Nick Chubb. Two offensive linemen emerged from the pack and both could be replacements for Nate Solder. Plus Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen thoughts.
Josh Norris dishes on what day two of the 2018 NFL Combine provided us. Bench press..who cares, especially when your breathing exercises don't work. This is a historically tall receiver class. And the Browns citing what happened in 1965 as reason to select a running back early. Nineteen Sixty Five.
Day 1 of the 2018 NFL Combine: Southwest Is Not Northeast
13 minutes of (fools) gold. Josh Norris diagnoses the first day of the 2018 NFL Combine. Were the running backs too big? Too small? Or juuuuust right? Why the 40 should not be used as the universal measurement of athleticism. Plus the news and notes from countless head coach and GM press conferences.
Josh Norris is joined by Sigmund Bloom. The duo discuss the potential holes in Saquon Barkley's game, and why identifying them is important. Plus, Courtland Sutton as a possible WR1, what separates James Washington from other receivers and much more.
2018 NFL Draft: RB Prospect Discussion with Evan Silva
Acquaintances Josh Norris and Evan Silva dissect the 2018 NFL Draft's top running backs. Is Saquon Barkley a clean prospect, and can he be the next David Johnson? Will Derrius Guice's style shine in the NFL? Who is better, Sony Michel or Ronald Jones? And much more.
Josh Norris is joined by Matt Waldman of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio. Topics include... Is Sam Darnold's awkward footwork a critical flaw? The issues around how Josh Rosen's personality is being presented in the media. Common threads between Baker Mayfield and Deshaun Watson. Is Lamar Jackson a better prospect than Michael Vick? And much more.
The BIG Game is on Sunday. Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat break down every angle of the Patriots vs. Eagles showdown. What do the Eagles need to accomplish in order to win? Are the Patriots too multiple on offense? All of your questions are answered.
Josh Norris and RotoPat outline the Jaguars (potential) path to victory over the Patriots, as well as the Vikings advantages over the Eagles. And we go down the rabbit hole of "What Ifs" regarding Blake Bortles' future with his team.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva try to imagine the potential path to victory for the Titans to upset the Patriots, plus why the Eagles have a very real shot of beating the Falcons. Then RotoPat joins to preview the Jaguars and Steelers and the Vikings and Saints throwdown.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat cover all four of the NFL's opening weekend games. Do the Titans have enough on offense to top the Chiefs? Can the Falcons slow down Jared Goff and Sean McVay? Will Cam Newton carry the Panthers? And finally.... bills/jaguars.
Raymond Summerlin discusses a pivotal Saturday night matchup as well as the most interesting data points from The Worksheet with Rich Hribar before diving into the best starts of Week 15 with Nick Mensio.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin answer a gaggle of listener questions, including if Aaron Rodgers' potential return makes Jordy Nelson a must play. Plus Mike Evans' playoff appeal and strategy when playing a QB when his WR1 is on your opponents' roster.
Josh Norris an Evan Silva discuss if recent fantasy pickups like Stephen Anderson and Marquise Goodwin are worthy immediate starts. Then RotoPat explains why he is back to trusting Alex Smith. Plus, Pat shares his favorite childhood snack.
If you hate Star Wars (or like Episode I) skip the first four minutes. Ray and Josh are back to help you get your roster ready for the opening round of the fantasy playoffs. Specifically, Josh professes his love for Trent Taylor and Stephen Anderson.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva discuss the legitimacy of Geno Smith in cash formats, plus if Evan Engram is still a viable start. Then RotoPat defends his Cam Newton, Kareem Hunt and Doug Baldwin rankings.
Josh Norris and Patrick Daughtery talk through the top three games of the weekend. The duo wonders what injury will be felt most: Robert Woods vs. Marshon Lattimore. Plus, could we have a Kareem Hunt touchdown? Please?
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin help you fix your fantasy team for the final two games of the regular season. But most importantly Ray reveals he's a complete lunatic, as Mr. Summerlin believes gifts are actually bad and birthdays should not be celebrated.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva are certain it is Rex Burkhead's time. For real. Plus Jeremy Maclin's promising matchup and Bruce Ellington's emergence. Then RotoPat joins in for a basic geography lesson, plus Dak Prescott and Jared Cook.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin are here, once again, to fix your fantasy team. Corey Davis is close to exploding. Finally, Rex Burkhead has arrived. Plus Austin Ekeler has carved a real role in the Chargers' backfield.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin help fix your fantasy team. How interested should we be in Josh Gordon? Danny Woodhead is a priority pick up. Can Corey Coleman's potential be realized. Plus Ray dreams of Paris and BIG CATS.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin help you fix your fantasy team ahead of Week 9. Is Alex Collins actually decent at football? Small Paul Richardson plays BIG. Vernon Davis an instant start, and much more.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat prepare you for week 8 and help you make the difficult decisions. Should we now fully trust Julio Jones and Amari Cooper? What about Andy Dalton? And we set the record straight on Perfect Dark being the superior title to GoldenEye.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin help you fix your fantasy team ahead of week 8. The duo looks ahead towards Corey Davis' return, Marlon Mack's big play ability and wonder why Dion Lewis is not on more rosters. Plus the best and worst sports movies.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat join you for this Friday edition of the podcast. Is Derrick Henry a must start? Can James White replicate his Super Bowl performance? Evan gives his cash game quarterback and running back, plus Pat shares his favorite childhood super hero.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin make sense of the Cowboys backfield, Dion Lewis' return and Brett Hundley as the top streaming option (??????). Also Ray proclaims Ricotta the king of cheeses and the boys agree jeans are awful.
Josh Norris opens the show with Evan Silva to outline Desean Jackson's fantastic matchup, Taylor Gabriel sliding under the radar and the Chargers realizing Hunter Henry is their starter. The RotoPat hops in the hot seat to explain his ranking of Kirk Cousins, ASJ and much more.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin debate life's horrible moments, like losing your wallet vs. running out of gas. Also, the two discuss the 49ers muddied backfield, Christian McCaffrey the "RB" and realize Cooper Kupp is not on enough rosters.
So many RB injuries. We are here to help you sort them. What Seahawks ball carrier should you target? What about Latavius Murray's chances? And is Alvin Kamara or D'Onta Foreman a better option? That and more. Subscribe and tell a friend.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva and RotoPat dive into Chris Carson's supreme matchup, Keenan Allen's sensational play out of the slot, wager on Cameron Brate's upcoming game against the Giants and Pat shares his favorite (lame) sandwich.
Josh Norris and Ray Summerlin recap the weekend and look forward to help you fix your fantasy team. Is Wendell Smallwood the top add? Who should you use your IR slot on? Ray recommends to start one of Goff, Watson and Kizer... and much more.
Week 3 Matchups and Rankings: Ty Montgomery Forever
Josh Norris is joined by Evan Silva to make sense of the Packers saying they want to limit Ty Montgomery's snaps (and why they won't), AJ Green's optimistic outlook and why top corners do not always travel with top receivers. Then Pat jumps in to look at Russell Wilson, Isaiah Crowell, Joe Mixon and Kelvin Benjamin.
We know you are off to a slow start, that's why Ray Summerlin and Josh Norris are here to fix your lineups. Can Rashard Higgins lead the Browns in snaps? Is it time to drop...gasp... Adrian Peterson? That and more on this episode. Tell a friend.
Evan Silva pleads with you to not give up on Larry Fitzgerald this week. Plus big weeks for Ty Montgomery and Martellus Bennett on the horizon. Also RotoPat is back to outline how Chris Hogan could produce on the same level as Adam Thielen against the Saints.
So you drafted David Johnson. What to do now? Ray Summerlin and Josh Norris help fix your fantasy team. Does Tarik Cohen have RB2 value? Can Chris Carson lead the Seahawks in carries. Be sure to subscribe and tell a friend.
Josh Norris is joined by Evan Silva and RotoPat for this Friday edition. Could Zach Ertz produce a top three tight end week? How about Cooper Kupp scoring more PPR points than Sammy Watkins? And what exactly is Bok Choy? Your questions are answered. Tell a friend.
Raymond Summerlin discusses fallout from the postponement of Dolphins/Bucs and why you should trust the old guys in Week 1 with Rich Hribar before diving into the best starts of the week with Nick Mensio.
Ray Summerlin helps fix the mistakes you made during your fantasy draft. Today's topics include: It is Ted Ginn time, Carson Palmer's amazing starting slate, A Kendall Wright/Cooper Kupp side bet and much more. Tell a friend.
Rich Hribar takes you through a football marathon, sharing 32 scintillating predictions as we head into the 2017 NFL season. Can Gronk lead the NFL in receiving yards? How about Sam Bradford performing like a top 12 quarterback? Let's break groupthink.
Josh Norris and Evan Silva cover a number of important preseason topics in the hopes of giving you an edge. Cooper Kupp's value, KC featuring Kareem Hunt, pairing Jordan Reed with another TE and so much more.
Is Dalvin Cook the Top Rookie RB? Preseason Payoff pt. 1
Josh Norris and Evan Silva (again) watched all 16 preseason games, so you didn't have to. The most important takeaways include Rex Burkhead thriving in the Patriots offense, which rookie RB should be first off the board, being scared of Shady and stacking Doug Martin with Quizz. Tell a friend.
Part Two: Evan Silva and Josh Norris watched all 16 preseason games from the weekend so you didn't have to. This episode features Paxton Lynch panic, questioning the Rams not playing Jared Goff more, why the two are both off Sammy Watkins and a projection of Darren Sproles finishing as a top 25 RB. Tell a friend.
Part One: Josh Norris and Evan Silva watched all 16 preseason games so you didn't have the to. The duo dishes on all of the rookie quarterbacks, Kenny Golladay and Jonathan Williams' independent value. Tell a #friend.
Josh Norris and Raymond Summerlin join forces for an emergency episode. They put a new ADP target on Ezekiel Elliott, speculate how far Sammy Watkins will and should drop, call Lesean McCoy the true 1.06 and more.
Josh Norris invites Rich Hribar on the show to figure out the winning fantasy football formula. Lord Reebs himself simplifies the game by focusing on week to week decisions and explaining why touchdowns are still the lifeblood of fantasy football.
The 6 Most Pressing Questions To Be Answered This Preseason
Josh Norris, Roto Pat and Rich Hribar share their most anticipated storylines for this preseason with the hope of finding answers. Plus Reebs shares his tale of working at Subway for a whopping six hours.
Josh Norris quizzes Roto Pat and Rich Hribar on fringe NFL players then the group discusses the Ravens backfield shakeup, Duke Johnson possibly playing in the slot, Carlos Hyde's future with the 49ers and starting QB odds for bad teams.
Josh Norris, the legendary Evan Silva and the Lord Rich Hribar discuss the high variance Martavis Bryant, decide between David Johnson and Le'Veon Bell at 1.01, gauge where Ezekiel Elliott should be drafted and explain why handcuffs are bad and should be forgotten. Forever.
Can The Falcons replicate the Greatest Show on Turf?
Josh Norris, RotoPat and Rich Hribar explain why AJ Green should be drafted over Mike Evans, argue that NFL seasons are small sample sizes and mention Marshall Faulk and Devonta Freman in the same sentence, plus much more.
Josh Norris shares his pick by pick thought process while drafting his latest MFL10. Should he go to jail for starting RB-RB-RB? What market inefficiency did he take advantage of? Plus cameos from Jourdan Rodrigue and Matt Harmon.
Josh Norris, RotoPat and Rich Hribar analyze Eric Decker's role on the #Titans and who might lose targets due to the addition. Also, Rich thinks Isaiah Crowell is a steal compared to Jordan Howard and each share their favorite land round target.
Josh Norris, Evan Silva, RotoPat and Ray Summerlin dissect the recent news from around the NFL, namely: Tyreek Hill emerging as the #Chiefs No. 1 WR, buying or selling Adrian Peterson god-like OTAs, Pat believing Julius Thomas' 10 touchdown potential and if we would digest a two-inch person for $2 million.
Evan Silva unveiled his first Fantasy Football Rankings for the 2017 season, so Josh pestered him about Dez Bryant, how 2016 disappointments might fare, rookie running backs, the rising ADP of Danny Woodhead and Mike Wallace, the #Saints backfield situation, late round favorites and Corey Coleman vs. Kenny Britt.
NFC South with Trevor Sikkema; Press Conference Series
Josh has Trevor Sikkema (@TampaBayTre) on to discuss the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, their draft, how Koetter quickly knew he wanted OJ Howard and how Sikkema anticipated a later pick. Josh also breaks down the rest of the NFC South's 2017 NFL draft.
Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting on 2017 NFL draft prospects
Galko joins Josh to discuss the biggest names heading into the NFL draft, including Mitch Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes, and many more, plus the impact the Senior Bowl had on Nathan Peterman, and why Josh and Eric disagree on Dalvin Cook.
The CBS Sports analyst joins Josh to discuss Curtis Samuel, Samaje Perine, why Dalvin Cook's athletic profile has a major impact on his draft stock, one D-II prospect's potential success and the craziest thing Dane's heard ahead of the 2017 NFL draft.
2017 NFL draft philosophy, prospects with Evan Silva
Norris and Evan sit down to discuss a variety of draft prospects including Josh Reynolds, ArDarius Stewart, Bucky Hodges, and Jeremy McNichols, plus some of the philosophies that go into making a decision on a draft pick.
Evan Silva reflects on NFL draft prospects post-Combine
Evan joins Josh to go through some of the best NFL draft prospects after their combine performances, including the best tight ends, break down how Dalvin Cook could fit into an offense and engage in a spirited conversation around Joe Mixon and what the wild card in that situation could be.
The Setting the Edge podcast host joins Josh to break down the best pass-rushers, some of the strengths and weaknesses of the NFL combine and why the three-cone drill is the only one you should be watching in Indy.
RSP's Matt Waldman on quarterback prospects in 2017 NFL draft class
RSP creator Matt Waldman joins Josh to break down the best quarterback prospects in the 2017 NFL draft class including Patrick Mahomes, DeShaun Watson, and why Waldman is high on Chad Kelly's potential.
Super Bowl matchups and draft prospects with Evan Silva
The Super Bowl is finally here-Evan and Josh break down both the Falcons and Patriots, plus some draft prospects that probably won't last long enough to make it either of those two teams-Leonard Fournette, Joe Mixon and a few others.
Josh and Evan break down the upcoming conference title games, plus why Evan's leaning toward Matt Ryan, and Tevin Coleman's impact against linebackers. The duo also conquer Pittsburgh's struggles and Dion Lewis' potential against the Steelers.
Josh and RotoPat reveal their middle names, and discuss the Jets' embarrassment, what the Panthers will do at TE, how the Buffalo Bills QB situation will shake out, plus the Colts struggles, the Eagles potential and the Rotoworld Football podcast kiss of death.
Joah and Evan dive into the Texans' problems, C.J. Fedorowitz, why Evan does not like the Great British Bake-Off, and who he likes better than Jay Ajayi, plus one sneaky bet. The duo also discuss picking Zach Zener rather than Paul Perkins and some difficult matchups for Jordy Nelson .
Evan Silva's matchups for Week 17; RotoPat's rankings
Evan shares his thoughts on Steve Smith's final game, upside of Rex Burkhead, breaks down Zach Ertz (for better or worse) and how Doug Baldwin will fare this week. Pat think his Blake Bortles ranking is a happy medium, reveals why the running back scene is "crazy" this week, QB trainwrecks, how it is a good week for the New Orleans Saints, and gives Josh a start-sit question loophole.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 17 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Aaron Rodgers, Travis Kelce, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Championship matchups with Evan Silva; Roto Pat's rankings
Evan thinks it's going to be a good week for Seahawks offense, why Legarrette Blount will eat, Jordan Howard vs. the Redskins, how David Johnson is heading for records and T.Y. Hilton's matchup and weather. RotoPat discusses Philip Rivers, Rob Kelley, his level of confidence in Amari Cooper, plusJosh corners Pat for his advice on how he can beat Ray in the Rotoworld friends and family league.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 16 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Russell Wilson, Ty Montgomery, and a few other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
It all comes down to this. Josh and Ray give the best advice on how to win your fantasy football championship, why Robby Anderson might not be the best pick, it's time to play Dion Lewis, Alfred Morris' status and yes, Ray's championship deep cuts.
Evan tells Josh why this week is not a positive matchup for TY Hilton, What player he's is starting everywhere this week, a potential opportunity for Christine Michael, and how Antonio Gates could be a fun pick this week. Pat explains why Kirk Cousins is QB 1 for this week, Dez Bryant's rebound week and Carson Wentz vs. the Ravens defense.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 15 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Bilal Powell, Kenneth Farrow, and a few other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
NFL Week 15/Semifinals Waiver Wire with Raymond Summerlin
It's time for fantasy football playoffs and Josh and Ray share a bad switch in Week 14, Kenneth Farrow, Bilal Powell's potential, what is up with Theo Riddick, Justin Forsett's workload going forward, why Marqise Lee will a be a longer-term pickup and how Josh guessed the top player in Ray's deep cuts segments.
Evan discusses Big Ben's road splits, why Josh is torn between Colin Kaepernick and Matthew Stafford, why TY Hilton is a must-play, the return of Desean Jackson every week and examining Kirk Cousins as an outlier. Plus Pat examines Matthew Stafford and Lions' #brand of football, why you shouldn't be nervous Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams, Josh says something nice about Pat's rankings and why Delanie Walker isn't that big of a gamble against the Broncos.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 14 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Kirk Cousins, DeMarco Murray, and a few other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Josh and Ray examine Colin Kaepernick's brutal performance against the Bears, what to do with Charles Simms now, Packers RB rankings, the impact of Gronk's injury and why Ray is all in on Ladarius Green.
NFL Week 13 Matchups with Evan Silva; RotoPat's rankings
Evan discusses Travis Kelce's potential, how getting out of a bad environment helped Vernon Davis and why Jameson Crowder-type players are successful vs. Cardinals. Pat discusses Mrs. RotoPat, his concerns about Colin Kaepernick, defends his low Lions ranking and explains his high ranking of Doug Baldwin.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 13 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Colin Kaepernick, Jordan Howard, and a few other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Ray and Josh discuss the Chiefs' Tyreek Hill, how Tyler Gabriel can be some leagues version of Ted Ginn, Quincy Enunwa's fantasy resurgence , why Wendell Smallwood will be top add, discussing Terrence "Still Around" West, why Colin Kaepernick is a must-start, plus Ray's deep cuts.
Evan and Josh discuss how Mike Evans and Demaryius Thomas are indicating a fantasy football trend, predict Amari Cooper's spike weeks, Evan shares how he evaluates matchups, plus Pat's pecan pie rant, why he's nervous about the Panthers offense, he ranked Devante Parker over Jarvis Landry and how valuable can Brandon Leffel really be.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 12 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Ben Roethlisberger, Demaryius Thomas, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
In a Thanksgiving edition of the Rotoworld Football waiver wire, Josh and Ray discuss A.J. Green's injury, why Wendell Smallwood is a good pickup if Thomas Rawls isn't available , the potential return of Adrian Peterson and Ray's deep cuts.
Evan and Josh discuss which RB is Evan's No. 2 behind the Le'Veon Bell and Ezekiel Elliotts of the world, plus they admit some mistakes and examine Vance McDonald. Pat reveals why Marcus Mariota is his QB1, his sense of optimism surrounding Rob Kelly against the Packers, the potential volume for Jordan Matthews and Tyler Eifert's return.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 11 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about LeGarrette Blount, Stefon Diggs, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Alshon Jeffery's suspension, James' Starks return leads the Waiver Wire discussion with Josh and Ray, plus which player Ray likes best: Thomas Rawls, Christine Michael or C. J. Prosise. If you've ever asked Josh about Dion Lewis, go to 16: 45, do not pass go and do not collect $200.
Evan and Josh discuss why you should snatch up Devonta Freeman vs. the Eagles, remain optimistic about Edelman, expect a 'monster game' for Kelvin Benjamin, and examining the Dolphins' pass defense, plus Pat's rankings include a dicey ranking with Spencer Ware, why Kirk Cousins is so high and Pat's assessment that Michael Thomas' floor justifies betting on his upside.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of Week 10 with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Jay Ajayi, Manny Sanders, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
On the Week 10 NFL Waiver Wire, Josh and Ray discuss Devontae Booker's reps, what's up with Chris Ivory, plus Josh finds out why Ray is conflicted on Rishard Matthews and why Bryce Treggs leads the deep cuts segment.
On the final Week 9 podcast, Evan and Josh explain why they're fans of Michael Thomas, examine Philly's lead running back situation, Hunter Henry's threat to Antonio Gates, plus why Roto Pat is too low on Ryan Tannehill, too high on Amari Cooper, what he sees in Kelvin Benjamin, and trying to understand the Gary Barnidge ranking.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of the week with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Colin Kaepernick, Tyrell Williams, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Josh and Ray agree that something fishy is up with Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower, ask what will happen with the Bucs and Jacquizz Rogers, need more information regarding Kansas City Chiefs, examine C.J. Prosise's emergence as a threat and offer which player is the Best Handcuff available and and which players to drop.
NFL Week 8 Rankings from RotoPat and Matchups from Evan Silva
Evan discusses Gary Barnidge, why this is a trouble spot for the Bears' offense, Josh nearly matching Matt Asiata's 40 time, and Latavius Murray , plus how Tom Brady impacted Pat's ranking of Julian Edelman, Dez Bryant's high ranking, and how Pat exposed the Packers' run defense.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of the week with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Derek Carr, Devonta Freeman, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
First things first, if you can, go get Davante Adams. Raymond and Josh detail why, plus examine Jay Ajayi's incredible run, ask questions about Matt Jones' sustainability, discover a Premier League revelation, plus Ray makes a case to use Josh's untouchable QBs.
Evan looks at cheap QB plays, LeGarrette Blount's revenge game, the Chiefs RB situation, potential streaming TEs. and why you should not play Zach Ertz. Pat looks at Jacquizz Rodgers, Robert Woods' stability and rookie Hunter Henry.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and best starts of the week with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Alshon Jeffery, Kirk Cousins, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Evan on why Amari Cooper has the best matchup this week, the Jets pass defense, why people should be excited about Panthers-Saints and shares a very insider story from Ross Tucker, plus Pat explains why the Packers defense gives him a good case for ranking Ezekiel Elliott highly, his hesitations on Cameron Meredith and why he won't give up on the Bills defense.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and the best starts of the week with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about LeSean McCoy, Delanie Walker, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Josh and Ray are back with all your Week 6 waiver wire advice, including why Ray loves Broncos' Devontae Booker, how the Raiders' Jalen Richard will fit in going forward, Wendell Smallwood vs. Jacquizz Rodgers and how Vikings' Adam Thielen jumped from the deep cuts section to the top of the rundown.
Evan discusses what the Bears' Zach Miller brings to the table and how Chicago will respond to the Colts, plus how he believes Sammie Coates is ready and why we need to digest what the Pats have shown us thus far. Pat explains why Eli Manning will take advantage of the Packers matchup, his lack of faith in Melvin Gordon and his gut feelings on Demaryius Thomas and DeAndre Hopkins.
Raymond Summerlin discusses the latest news and the best starts of the week with Nick Mensio before talking with Rich Hribar about Tom Brady, Terrance West, and other interesting data points from The Worksheet.
Evan Silva's matchups; RotoPat's rankings for Week 4
Evan and Josh discuss Carlos Hyde, Kevin White and one AFC QB that Evan absolutely LOVES in Week 4 matchups, plus RotoPat reveals why he ranked Trevor Siemian at QB 20, his Terrelle Pryor fascination and outlines why the podcast should target a Teen Choice Award.
Evan returns with his Week 3 matchups and explains why Ryan Tannehill is an excellent streaming option this week. After that, Pat discusses Melvin Gordon, Travis Benjamin, and Josh's future as a "song and dance man."
Evan returns with his Week 2 matchups, and details why Rashad Jennings is a good pick up, plus why the Bengals could cause problems. Pat discusses Adrian Peterson, Texans rookie Will Fuller and Josh's bad beat in his own fantasy football.
Roto Pat is back on the podcast with his Week 1 NFL rankings. He discusses why Frank Gore is an RB 18 in his rankings, how the rotating Cowboys QBs have impacted Jason Witten, his favorite RB tandem, and reveals what it's like being a dad.
The new Thursday episode of the Rotoworld Football Podcast is up and running. Raymond Summerlin is joined by Nick Mensio to discuss the players to start and sit in fantasy Week 1, and Rich Hribar stops by to drop buckets of knowledge from his weekly Worksheet column.
The new format is here! Ray and Josh discuss the impact of the Sam Bradford's trade on the Vikings' Stefon Diggs and Adrian Peterson, plus how Carson Wentz fits into Philadelphia's offense, and a few surprises to pick up during Week 1.
Upcoming Hall of Fame game sheds light on potential fantasy picks
Football is finally back with the Hall of Fame game. Josh and Evan look at the deeper roster spots of skill position players for Green Bay and Indianapolis, including the Packers' fourth wide receiver spot and the Colts' running back position.
Arian Foster's new team, the effect of injuries on running back battles and more dominate the NFC fantasy football storylines. Roto Pat and Ray Summerlin discuss all of that, plus why you should pay attention draft positions as we head into the NFL season.
Josh is joined by Joe Goodberry of SBNation's Cincy Jungle to discuss the Bengals' draft class and tendencies, plus looking at the changes coming to the AFC North. *Recorded before the Tyler Eifert injury. *
Rookie Scouting Portfolio's Matt Waldman offers his hidden NFL draft gems
Rookie Scouting Portfolio creator Matt Waldman chats with Josh about hidden gems in the NFL draft, what goes into creating the guide and why he agrees with previous podcast guest Matt Harmon about drops.
From RGIII to Aaron Rodgers, breaking down off-season moves, concerns
Raymond Summerlin and Roto Pat discuss the RGIII move for the Browns, some of the fantasy implications for other big decisions, Alfred Morris to the Cowboys, and Aaron Rodgers' fantasy value heading into the summer.
Zach Whitman joins Josh Norris to explain SPARQ, examine analytics in the NFL, why 40 times are not totally representative of a player's ability and how challenging it is to watch football while living on the West Coast.
NFL.com's Matt Harmon on 2016 NFL draft wide receiver class; Defensive tackle prospects
NFL.com's Matt Harmon speaks with Josh Norris (5:30) about drops, this year's wide receiver class, including Ole Miss' Laquon Treadwell (9:55), Oklahoma's Sterling Shepard (14:00) Corey Coleman (18:00) and draft sleepers. Norris also offers his top defensive tackles in the 2016 NFL draft (2:00).