Bears Defense Hungry To Face Packers rotoballer.com 1 day ago

The Chicago Bears defense will have an opportunity in Week 15 to clinch the NFC North while also knocking off a division rival when they play the Packers at Soldier Field. One week after absolutely dominating the Rams, the Bears now will be foaming at the mouth to exact revenge against quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers led the Packers to an epic, second-half comeback to beat the Bears in [...]

Flex Heroes and Zeroes - Week 15 Fantasy Football Picks rotoballer.com 1 day ago

I'll keep it short and sweet here - you need to win and I want you to win. That's where the ol' gut comes in. See, there are many reasons to think Cousins won't throw the ball very often this week, Edwards will see a reduced workload, McKenzie has too low a ceiling to start in even 16-team leagues and... who the hell is this Firkser guy?Don't worry, these are all gut-approved picks based loosely on a combination of statistics, Vegas odds, fan Tweets, daytime hallucinations, and Magic 8 Ball resu[...]

Week 15 Consistency Reports - Start/Sit Decisions rotoballer.com 1 day ago

A weird week this week with two Saturday games. If you are reading this on Saturday then make sure you have those lineups set. Thursday Night Football was incredible but for DFS purposes it has taken away a lot of talent. For season long leagues you may already have a good shot of making your finals if you were brave enough to start Mike Williams or Damien Williams. If so congratulations and I hope nothing derails that for you Sunday. [...]

Crucial Pivots for Fantasy Football Week 15 rotoballer.com 1 day ago

Us fantasy folks have a mantra that gets repeated ad nauseam throughout the season. "Start your studs" is the standard clich you hear when it comes to making obvious lineup decisions. No one should be starting the likes of Derek Carr over Aaron Rodgers just because Carr has an easy matchup...or should they?That's what we'll be addressing here. Maybe not thatspecificlineup decision, but there are some fantasy superstars who are walking into a brutal matchup in the fantasy playoffs.Before I start [...]

Week 15 Matchups - Fantasy Football Game Breakdowns (Part 1) rotoballer.com 2 days ago

Welcome to ourWeek 15 matchups analysis and starts/sitscolumn for fantasy football. We'll be covering every matchup from every Sunday game to help you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. [...]

Aaron Rodgers Has Unattractive Matchup In Week 15 rotoballer.com 2 days ago

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be going up against the top pass defense according to DVOA in [...]

Week 15 Rankings Analysis - Nick Mariano vs. Industry ECR rotoballer.com 2 days ago

Greetings to those of you still in the playoff hunt and welcome to the weekly column that puts my rankings up on a projector and compares them against the Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR).Im currently sixth in FantasyPros accuracy competition, fighting with the industry sharks, after finishing ninth (out of 130) in 2017.I hope this piece gives you a glimpse into my rationale for deviating from the ECR, which has led me back into the top-10 and you (hopefully) to the promised land. Dont settle for[...]

Week 15 Busts - Overvalued Players to Avoid In Fantasy Football rotoballer.com 3 days ago

How did your first week of playoff action go? Did you lose in multiple leagues because Adam Thielen piled up some garbage time yardage? Or was that just me?Let's talk about some guys you should avoid this week. As I did last week, each section will feature two or three players per position and a few notes on other guys whose matchups are of interest to the topic of this column: guys who could bust and guys you should avoid.Below are 10lineup busts and avoidsfor [...]

Under-the-Radar Booms/Busts: Week 15 rotoballer.com 3 days ago

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NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 15) - Targets and Avoids rotoballer.com 3 days ago

Another Sunday for the dogs. Texans, Patriots, Broncos, Steelers, and Rams all lost outright. The Chiefs and Chargers both narrowly won, but failed to cover.We've had two straight weeks of underdogs winning. Will that trend continue in Week 15?[...]