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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.