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PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with Jeff Ratcliffe

Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.
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Jul 31, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some quick thoughts on Michael Thomas' new contract (0:23) and why he hasn't moved Ezekiel Elliott in his rankings (yet) (1:03). Scott Barrett then joins the show to chat about the Week 1 DFS slate at DraftKings and highlights some of his favorite players on the slate (6:20). Jeff wraps up the show with three tips that will help you make your keeper decisions this year (20:30).

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Top 200 PPR rankings

Fantasy football keeper value chart

Jeff Ratcliffe's Fantasy Blueprint and 2019 Draft Board

Jul 29, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with the fantasy football fallout of the A.J. Green injury, including where we should be valuing Green and fantasy football impact on Tyler Boyd. Jeff then tells you why he isn't moving Kerryon Johnson in his fantasy football rankings even though the Detroit Lions cut Theo Riddick, and discusses why he's avoiding Jordan Howard. Jeff wraps up the show with his thoughts on fantasy draft strategy and why early-round roster construction is crucial for a success fantasy football draft day. 

 

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Jeff Ratcliffe's 2019 Fantasy Football Blueprint and Draft Board

Fantasy football implications of the A.J. Green injury

 

Jul 26, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe welcomes into the show Evan Silva of establishtherun.com to chat about fantasy football. Jeff discusses his days as a news blurber with Evan at Rotoworld, and the two share their thoughts on how you should be using news from the NFL for fantasy football purposes. They then dive into some polarizing situations where Jeff get's Evan's take on what to do with Melvin Gordon, Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley, Derrick Henry, and Damien Williams. Evan also gives some insight into why he things David Montgomery is being overvalued and why Miles Sanders is being undervalued.

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Jul 24, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's pod with some quick thoughts on how concerned he is about Melvin Gordon not reporting to Chargers camp and an interesting takeaway from the Panthers' season of All or Nothing. Jeff then dives into the PFF fantasy football strength of schedule charts of running back and tight end. Topics include: reason for optimism with Le'Veon Bell, why some owners may be looking to trade Josh Jacobs away this season, a breakout tight end with a mouth-watering schedule, how to use strength of schedule to make draft day decisions and much more.

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Jul 22, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with the fantasy football impact of Tyreek Hill not being suspended by the NFL. He tells you where he now has Hill ranked and where you can expect Hill to be drafted. Jeff then dives into PFF's unique approach to fantasy football strength of schedule and breaks down the best and worst schedules for quarterback and wide receiver. He also tells you how much you need to factor this information into your overall evaluation of players for fantasy football purposes.

 

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Jul 19, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe welcomes to the show Mike Clay of ESPN to talk about fantasy football projections. Jeff and Mike chat about Mike's start in the industry and his days with PFF Fantasy and then dive into some things people might not realize about the process of putting together fantasy football projections. Jeff then pick's Mike's brain on Baker Mayfield's 2019 fantasy outlook, what he expects for Kyler Murray in Year 1, what he's doing with Melvin Gordon, reasoning on why we may not want to go all in on Damien Williams, and his expectations for the Eagles backfield.

Jul 17, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with his thoughts on the recent news that Ezekiel Elliott could hold out into training camp and that the Titans could ride Derrick Henry this season. Jeff then dives into his tight end draft strategy, telling you exactly how he's attacking the position in 2019 fantasy football drafts. Topics include: where you can expect Travis Kelce to be drafted, why you don't need to draft one of the first three tight ends this year, when to target your tight end on draft day, which tight ends to draft in the late rounds, and much more.

Jul 15, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some thoughts on why using rankings can actually limit you in your fantasy football drafts. He then dives into wide receivers and breaks down his rankings, tiers, and strategy for the position in 2019. Topics include: why DeAndre Hopkins and Davante Adams are alone in the top tier, how you can draft running backs early and still get strong wide recievers, what to do with Tyreek Hill, breakout candidates, unsexy value picks, middle-round options with upside, late-round targets and much more.

Jul 12, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down his thoughts on how to attack running back in 2019 fantasy football drafts. Topics include: the Big-4 top-tier running backs, what to do about a potential holdout from Melvin Gordon, when should you draft running backs early in your drafts, upside running backs to target, running backs to avoid due to risk, premium handcuff options, late-round targets, and much more.

Jul 10, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe takes a deep into the quarterback position on today's show and gives you his thoughts on draft strategy in 2019 fantasy football drafts including when you should be looking to pick your quarterbacks on draft day. Jeff then dives into his rankings and breaks quarterbacks down into tiers with some thoughts on why you shouldn't use rankings when you draft. Jeff then rounds out the show with some tips on when you should look to draft quarterbacks in your 2QB leagues.

Jul 8, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe discusses the significance of goal line carries on fantasy football production from running backs and breaks down the numbers you need to know from last season, including what Melvin Gordon's limited usage in the red zone could mean for his 2019 fantasy outlook. Jeff also checks in on the very unique fantasy format in the Scott Fish Bowl and talks a little about his draft strategy.

Jul 5, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some thoughts on one of the biggest mistakes you can make in your fantasy football drafts. He then dives into a one-man mock draft of the first round of a 12-team PPR draft. Jeff goes pick-by-pick and tells you not only who he'd pick in each spot, but the reasoning behind each player. The mock takes some interesting turns that you might not expect, but could see happen in 2019 fantasy football drafts.

Jul 3, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe previews the AFC West with the biggest fantasy football storylines, questions, and information you need to know for 2019. Topics include: Royce Freeman offers value at running back, how to value Damien Williams in your drafts, what to do with Tyreek Hill this year, Philip Rivers is as steady as they come, Mike Williams poised to break out, Derek Carr gets a major upgrade in his receiver corps, Josh Jacobs' outlook in his rookie season, and much more.

Jul 2, 2019

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Jul 1, 2019

Jeff Ratcliffe previews the NFC West with the biggest fantasy football storylines, questions, and information you need to know for 2019. Topics include: excitement and unknowns in Arizona with Kliff Kingsburry and Kyler Murray in house, the fantasy 180 on David Johnson, what's going on with Todd Gurley, all three Rams WRs are top-25 options, which 49ers back to go with in fantasy, Dante Pettis poised to break out, an interesting gambling line on Chris Carson, why you should look to get Russell Wilson at a value, and much more.

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