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August 12, 2019
Episode 8: What We Learned from Preseason Week 1, NFC
One week of the preseason is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva efficiently go team-by-team, discussing what they saw and actionable takeaways from each outing.    For Evan Silva's Top-150, Sleepers and Busts, Team-by-Team Previews and tons more, go to EstablishTheRun.com.   TIMESTAMPS: Atlanta Falcons (2:25) | Arizona Cardinals (5:03) | Carolina Panthers (7:45) | Chicago Bears (9:06) | Dallas Cowboys (11:07) | Detroit Lions (13:08) | Green Bay Packers (13:41) | Los Angeles Rams (15:24) | Minnesota Vikings (19:09) | New Orleans Saints (22:36) | New York Giants (24:43) | Philadelphia Eagles (26:29) | San Francisco 49ers (27:27) | Seattle Seahawks (31:46) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers (34:42) | Washington Redskins (37:00) 
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43 min
August 12, 2019
Episode 7: What We Learned from Preseason Week 1, AFC
One week of the preseason is behind us. Adam Levitan and Evan Silva efficiently go team-by-team, discussing what they saw and actionable takeaways from each outing. The emphasis is on how players were used, not their performance.  TIMESTAMPS: Baltimore Ravens (3:41) | Buffalo Bills (7:35) | Cincinnati Bengals (7:46) | Cleveland Browns (11:53) | Denver Broncos (15:11) | Houston Texans (16:54) | Indianapolis Colts (19:31) | Jacksonville Jaguars (20:21) | Kansas City Chiefs (23:48) | Los Angeles Chargers (25:30) | Miami Dolphins (28:47) | New England Patriots (31:13) | Oakland Raiders (33:21) | New York Jets (34:18) | Pittsburgh Steelers (38:06) | Tennessee Titans (40:24) | 
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43 min
August 4, 2019
Episode 6: Examining changes to Evan Silva's Top 150
We're only about two weeks into training camp and we've already uncovered a ton of relevant news. Adam Levitan talks to Evan Silva about the changes he's made to his Top 150 rankings so far, including big bumps for Kerryon Johnson and Marquez Valdes-Scantling.  To see Silva's full Top 150 and access the entire Draft Kit for just $30, go to EstablishTheRun.com. TIMESTAMPS: Player situation updates (2:34) | Kerryon Johnson (6:17) | Dalvin Cook (10:18) | Aaron Jones (14:20) | MVS and Geronimo Allison (18:58) | A.J. Green (21:59) | Cooper Kupp (27:27) | Evan Engram (29:56) | Jordan Reed (34:25 ) | General Tight End Strategy (37:33) 
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42 min
July 31, 2019
Episode 5: Draft strategy with Evan Silva and Nelson Sousa
Last week, Adam Levitan and Evan Silva participated in a $350 season-long FFPC draft. One of their opponents was noted high-stakes season-long player Nelson Sousa. The three of them sat down the day after to recap the draft and talk strategy.  For a full video recap of the draft, Silva's Top 150 rankings and tons more, head to EstablishTheRun.com. TIMESTAMPS: Difference between High Stakes DFS and High Stakes Season Long (3:58) | News - Tyreek Hill (7:26) | Chargers RB Situation (9:55) | Jarran Reed and the Seahawks Defense (14:24) | The Keke Coutee pick (18:18) | Chris Herndon (24:28) | Chase Edmonds (27:04) | Choosing to value TE in TE premium leagues  (30:52) | Best Ball stacking overload (36:08)  
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43 min
July 28, 2019
Episode 4: Why the Buy Low Model works with Josh Hermsmeyer
Adam Levitan chats with Josh Hermsmeyer of FiveThirtyEight.com about his Buy Low Model and how it applies to successful DFS tournament play. They also discuss if expensive wine really is better, the Air Yards metric, Defense Doesn't Matter and lots more. The Buy Low Model will exclusively be available on EstablishTheRun.com this season.  TIMESTAMPS: Josh’s background in Fantasy (1:59) | The football analytics niche (7:02) | An introduction to Air Yards (9:04) | Why is the NFL behind in analytics? (12:15) | What teams do analytics well (16:42) | Establishing The Run (19:50) | The Buy Low Model (21:53) | The “defense doesn’t matter” take (28:56) 
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37 min
July 24, 2019
Episode 3: Snaps & Pace Outlook with Pat Thorman
If you've ever made a player projection, you know how important projected snaps are. Adam Levitan talks to pace specialist Pat Thorman about why this is crucial and how to project it. They also hit on the 2019 pace outlooks for a fistful of teams.  For more content to get you ready for the season, go to EstablishTheRun.com.  TIMESTAMPS: Pat’s background in Snaps and Pace (2:09) | The importance of understanding plays per game (4:15) | Coaches and play tempo (7:00) | Projecting pace with game flow (9:03) | Projecting 2019 Team Pace (10:33) | Arizona pace projection (10:50) | New York Jets pace projection (13:04) | New England pace projection (15:59) | Indianapolis pace projection (17:36) | Houston pace projection (19:38) | Pat’s weekly articles on ETR (22:12)
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24 min
July 21, 2019
Episode 2: Coaching Change Fallout with Evan Silva
More than any other sport, NFL player performance is affected by coaching. Adam Levitan chats with Evan Silva about all of this season's coaching changes at both the head coach spot and offensive coordinator.  For more content to get you ready for the season, go to EstablishTheRun.com.  Arizona - HC Kliff Kingsbury (5:05) | Tampa Bay - HC Bruce Arians (8:16) | Cleveland - OC Todd Monken (12:50) | New York Jets - HC Adam Gase (16:43) | Baltimore - OC Greg Roman (19:46) | Denver - HC Vic Fangio (21:40) | Green Bay - Matt LaFleur (24:34) | Detroit - OC Darrell Bevell (28:34) | Cincinnati - Zac Taylor  (32:12)
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37 min
July 13, 2019
Episode 1: Top-150 Outliers with Evan Silva
In the debut episode of the official EstablishTheRun.com podcast, Adam Levitan talks with Evan Silva about his pre-camp Top-150 list. They hit on 10 players Evan is significantly higher or lower on than current ADP data, including AJ Green, DaeSean Hamilton and Zach Ertz. They also discuss Evan's process for creating his Top-150s.  You can find Silva's full Top-150 inside the EstablishTheRun Draft Kit. Please follow us on Twitter, @EstablishTheRun.  TIMESTAMPS: Top 150 List Process (4:15) | Outliers of the Top 150 (6:32) | AJ Green (6:57) | Pat Mahomes (9:37) | Zack Ertz (14:31) | Chris Carson (16:24) | Latavius Murray (18:56) | Miles Sanders (22:28) | Carlos Hyde (26:29) | Donte Moncrief (29:28) | Daesean Hamilton (33:16) | Eric Ebron (35:34) 
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41 min
July 11, 2019
Establish The Run: Introductory Episode
In this introductory episode, co-founder Adam Levitan (@adamlevitan on Twitter) explains a bit of the who, what and why behind EstablishTheRun.com. He touches on fellow co-founder Evan Silva's (@evansilva) impact and explains what users will find on the new site.  For more information, go to EstablishTheRun.com and follow us on Twitter @EstablishTheRun. 
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9 min
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