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August 20, 2019
Is Nick Chubb​ being selected too late in fantasy football drafts? What about James Conner​, Kerryon Johnson​, and Damien Williams​? Should you be targeting Josh Gordon​? On Episode 269, JJ examines a handful of players who have seen their draft stock rise and fall over the last month.
August 15, 2019
Where should you take Damien Williams in fantasy football drafts? Is Dante Pettis in trouble? How important is offensive line for running backs in fantasy football? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
August 13, 2019
Last week, JJ featured 10 players to target in your fantasy football drafts this year. On this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, he examines 10 players who are being overvalued in drafts -- players you may want to avoid.
August 9, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about the Melvin Gordon and Ezekiel Elliott holdouts, provides five keys to approaching a dynasty superflex startup draft, talks through some late-round tight end options, and much more.
August 5, 2019
JJ talks through 10 of his favorite fantasy football values this season, providing lots of detail and evidence as to why he's targeting those players.
August 2, 2019
JJ examines Kerryon Johnson's fantasy football ceiling without Theo Riddick, looks at Kirk Cousins' 2019 outlook, provides his favorite Round 4 through Round 6 running back picks, and much more on this week's mailbag episode.
July 30, 2019
Are there any players you should be avoiding in fantasy football this year because of a tough early-season schedule? Which quarterback streamers should you be targeting in drafts? JJ looks to answer those questions as he analyzes the early-season schedules for fantasy-relevant players.
July 25, 2019
JJ talks through Melvin Gordon's holdout and what it means for fantasy football, examines Jared Cook's average draft position, gives a Daniel Jones take, and much more on this week's mailbag episode.
July 22, 2019
It's a very interesting season for tight ends in fantasy football. Should you draft Travis Kelce early on? What about George Kittle and Zach Ertz? Are the middle-round tight ends good bets? On Episode 261, JJ brings Sharp Football Analysis' Rich Hribar onto the show to help answer these pressing questions.
July 19, 2019
Can you really trust the Arizona offense in fantasy football this year? If you're in a league where managers draft quarterbacks early and often, what should you do? Is Lamar Jackson​ in store for a monster 2019? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.
July 16, 2019
Can you effectively stream tight ends throughout a fantasy football season? What's the ideal tight end draft strategy? On Episode 259, JJ helps answer those questions with a little logic, reasoning, and math.
July 12, 2019
This week's mailbag show features some JuJu Smith-Schuster love, the reasoning behind JJ's Aaron Rodgers pick in the Scott Fish Bowl, some talk around building projections, and more.
July 9, 2019
What's the best way to spot a breakout running back and wide receiver? Who are the candidates to far exceed their average draft position here in 2019?​ JJ examines those questions in Episode 257.
July 2, 2019
Which players were unlucky statistically last year? Who's set to rebound in fantasy football this season? JJ examines a list of positive regression candidates.
June 28, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why Russell Wilson is overvalued in fantasy football, describes why strategy is so important when drafting your fantasy teams, gives his pick for best San Francisco 49ers running back this season, and much more.
June 25, 2019
Which players overperformed statistically in 2018? And how can you use that knowledge to help with your 2019 fantasy football drafts? JJ examines those questions in Episode 254.
June 20, 2019
Is Chris Godwin overrated in early fantasy football drafts? What are the odds that Godwin and teammate Mike Evans both finish as top-10 wide receivers this season? Which middle-round wide receiver is JJ targeting? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
June 18, 2019
Fantasy football managers tend to look at individual players who are set to regress year over year, but what about the team level? On Episode 252 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at a handful of offenses who could look a little differently on the offensive side of the ball in 2019 simply due to regression to the mean.
June 14, 2019
What's the best way to get a trade done in your fantasy football league? Are there real concerns with Josh Jacobs​ and David Montgomery​? Is Russell Wilson​ undervalued? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.​
June 11, 2019
In standard fantasy football leagues, quarterbacks get four points per touchdown pass, but there are plenty of leagues where they're rewarded six. In those formats, should you value the quarterback position more? JJ examines the topic on Episode 250.
June 7, 2019
In drafts going on right now, Todd Gurley's being selected as the number 10 running back. Does that make sense? Should you target D.J. Moore​ or Curtis Samuel​ this year? How important is historic play-calling data for projection purposes? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
June 4, 2019
Is quarterback streaming a real thing in fantasy football? Can you actually successfully implement the strategy? On Episode 248, JJ explains why the answer to this question is a resounding "yes" by using historical predictions, logic, and, of course, math.
May 31, 2019
Which wide receivers and running backs currently being drafted in the top-12 at their position have the highest chance to bust? Why did JJ take David Johnson​ with the fifth overall pick in a recent draft? Is it possible for Dallas Goedert​ to finish as a TE1 without a Zach Ertz​ injury this year? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
May 27, 2019
After building fantasy football projections for the 2019 season, JJ looks at 10 low-key insights he discovered through the process. Some topics include Damien Williams and Travis Kelce's high ceiling, Green Bay's wide open receiver depth chart, and a couple of early-round running backs with receiving concerns.
May 21, 2019
In a fantasy football world where we're constantly trying to find an edge, analysts are coming out with bigger and better ways to evaluate players each year. Over the last few seasons, NFL.com's Graham Barfield has been charting rookie running backs to see who did the most with the least, and to help fantasy football managers target the right backs in drafts. His Yards Created methodology has been successful, and JJ sits down and talks to him about it on this Late-Round Podcast.
May 17, 2019
Should Nick Chubb be ranked as a top-10 fantasy football running back entering the year? Are we overvaluing Derrius Guice's 2019 potential? What about Amari Cooper? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
May 13, 2019
Getting drafted early helps a rookie earn a better contract, but does it matter for fantasy football?​ On this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ examines this question by analyzing historical draft capital-related data.
May 7, 2019
Now that we know where the players in the 2019 NFL draft class will be starting their careers, who should you be prioritizing in your fantasy football rookie drafts? On this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ reveals his top-20 rookie picks and gives reason as to why he has players ranked where they're ranked.
May 3, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains the flaws of Senior Bowl-related analysis, tells you why you should stop worrying so much about the top of your fantasy football quarterback rankings, loves on Damien Williams, and much more.
April 29, 2019
The NFL Draft is an event where teams show their hand. You're able to see what franchises are attempting to do with their team building, and that can help tremendously when projecting player performance for fantasy football. On Episode 240 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at some NFL Draft takeaways through reading between the lines.
April 25, 2019
Why is JJ down on Kelvin Harmon? Is Chris Warren going to be a thing for the Raiders? What should we expect from Devin Funchess and Jarvis Landry this season? Those questions -- and lots more -- are answered on this week's pre-draft mailbag episode.
April 23, 2019
With the NFL Draft just days away, JJ reveals his favorite wide receivers and running backs in this year's class.
April 17, 2019
On this week's (early) mailbag episode, JJ examines how to make tight ends and team defense more important in fantasy football, explains why he cares about what other analysts are saying about players, ranks Year 2 wide receivers, and much more.
April 15, 2019
​Is this the best wide receiver class that we've seen since the epic 2014 group? To help answer that question, JJ talks to Rotoworld's Josh Norris, who breaks down and explains who he likes and dislikes in this class at wide receiver.
April 12, 2019
What should we expect from JuJu Smith-Schuster this year in fantasy football? What's the worst landing spot for a wide receiver prospect? Which teams need running backs most in this year's draft? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
April 9, 2019
Are there any impact players at running back in this year's draft class? JJ brings on numberFire's Brandon Gdula to answer this question and discuss the group of incoming rookie backs.
April 5, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why his projections differ from his rankings, provides a few early-round players he may be avoiding this summer, talks through Nick Chubb's fantasy value, and much more.
April 2, 2019
Which quarterbacks in this year's draft class have the best statistical profiles? Which ones seem to be overrated and underrated? On Episode 232 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ asks numberFire's Jim Sannes those very questions to prep you for this month's NFL Draft.
March 28, 2019
This week's mailbag episode features talk around Mel Kiper's decision to mock Terry McLaurin to the Colts in the first round, ways to decide keepers in your fantasy football league, how Mike Williams​ and Hunter Henry​ can see enough volume next season, and much more.
March 25, 2019
Grinding film is one way to evaluate players as they attempt to transition to the NFL, but statistics can tell us a lot, too. On Episode 230, JJ chats with fantasy football analyst Anthony Amico, who's used data to build prospect models at wide receiver and running back. Anthony explains the types of numbers that seem to matter more than others, and he provides a handful of players that his model likes more than the consensus.
March 22, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ rants about Josh Jacobs and his 40 time, explains why best player available isn't really a thing, shares why James Conner's 2019 ceiling may be capped, and much more.
March 19, 2019
A ton of players changed teams over the last week in the NFL, but what does it all mean? On Episode 228, JJ analyzes all the relevant moves, breaking down the impact they'll have in fantasy football.
March 15, 2019
Why do people hate Sashi Brown? What should we expect from Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham, and Le'Veon Bell in fantasy football this season? Is Baker Mayfield going to be too expensive to draft? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
March 11, 2019
Which type of data should we, as fantasy football managers, care most about? On Episode 226, JJ chats with Josh Hermsmeyer, FiveThirtyEight writer​ and creator of AirYards.com, to help answer this question. Josh talks through the value of air yards and explains which metrics we tend to overvalue and undervalue. And he also gives some insight on how to prospect running backs and quarterbacks.
March 7, 2019
How should you be handling your rookie draft picks in dynasty fantasy football this year? Should teams spend money on elite wide receivers? How much game film does JJ watch? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
March 4, 2019
Now that running backs and wide receivers have concluded their testing at the NFL Combine, which players helped and hurt their draft stock? Who should we be targeting in fantasy football rookie drafts? On Episode 224, JJ provides some answers.
March 1, 2019
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains where D.J. Moore would rank within this year's wide receiver draft class, talks about the depth of running back for the 2019 fantasy football season, trashes his AAF fantasy team, and much more.
February 26, 2019
Which wide receivers in this year's draft class had the most complete production profiles in college? Do any of them look like full-blown studs? On Episode 222, JJ sifts through the numbers and explains which wideouts have red flags based on their college production, and which ones could be superstars at the next level.
February 22, 2019
Which running backs could be negatively impacted as we head into free agency and the draft? Is drafting best ball teams right now a bad decision? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
February 20, 2019
What can we learn about this year's running back draft class when looking strictly at college production? On Episode 220, JJ analyzes this year's incoming group of running backs, noting which players have production-related concerns, and which ones look like they could be NFL studs.
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