Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's podcast with nine running backs who he thinks are primed to take a step forward in 2019 and break out for fantasy football purposes. Jeff then gets out his draft board and tells you five running backs who have the potential to bust at their current ADPs.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down fantasy football running back handcuff strategy and tells you why it isn't wise to handcuff most of the top running backs in redraft leagues but it does make sense to do so in best ball formats. He then divides the league's handcuffs into three groups: premium handcuffs, late-round handcuffs, and in-case-of-emergency-break-glass handcuffs with thoughts on the handcuff situations from most of the 32 NFL teams.
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's pod by breaking down exactly why the No. 5 pick is his least favorite spot in 2019 fantasy football drafts. Jeff then discusses who he's taking No. 1 overall by comparing and contrasting Saquon Barkley, Alvin Kamara, Christian McCaffrey, and Ezekiel Elliott.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down how you can use a late-round strategy at quarterback to dominate your fantasy football drafts. He explains his "safe and upside" approach to roster construction and then gives five safe late-round quarterback options along with five upside late-round quarterback options.
Jeff Ratcliffe checks in on the Seattle Seahawks backfield, and breaks down the fantasy football impact of their run-heavy approach on Russell Wilson, Chris Carson, Rashaad Penny, and Tyler Lockett. Jeff also discusses why he isn't running out to pick up Matt LaCosse in dynasty leagues. He wraps up the show with some thoughts on how to adjust your draft strategy in 10-team leagues including what to do in the early rounds and when to draft quarterbacks.
Jeff Ratcliffe continues to break down what's going on with Todd Gurley by looking at that fantasy impact of a reduced workload. He also discusses the Philadelphia Eagles backfield and whether or not fantasy players should believe in Jordan Howard. Jeff then gives his though on who we should be considering as the No. 2 fantasy quarterback between Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan, Andrew Luck, Deshaun Watson, and Baker Mayfield.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the fantasy reaction to the mysteries surrounding Todd Gurley's injury status and gives his take on how to exploit the fear people have for Gurley. He then discusses a recent trade he made during the PFF Dynasty League rookie draft. Jeff wraps things up with insights an analysis from an industry 2QB draft and tells you when you should look to draft quarterbacks in these formats.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down how to incorporate ADP data into your fantasy football draft strategy to give you better draft day values. Jeff the dives into players who you can draft at a nice discount based on where they are ranked and where they're currently going in fantasy football consensus ADP.
Jeff Ratcliffe dives into how you can use average depth of target to evaluated the incoming rookie wide receivers and gives you his favorite under-the-radar wideout. He then breaks down some of the trends in his PPR top 200 rankings and tells you how to adjust your draft strategy at quarterback based on your league size. Jeff wraps things up by discussing some annoying rules in fantasy football leagues and how some of these rules may actually be increasing the impact of luck in your leagues.
Jeff Ratcliffe gives insights and analysis from PFF's recent PPR mock draft that featured some of the biggest names from the fantasy football industry. Jeff talks shop and gives his thoughts on 2019 draft strategy, including who to take at No. 1 overall, how to attack the early rounds of your draft, what to do at tight end this year, how long to wait at quarterback, and why you don't need to draft the Bears D/ST.
Jeff Ratcliffe dives into his thoughts on why the Baker Mayfield is being drafted too high in early fantasy football drafts. He breaks down what to expect from Mayfield in 2019 and where we should be valuing him in fantasy drafts. Jeff also checks in on the recent news from around the NFL, including turmoil in the Jets' front office, Christian McCaffrey bulking up, what to expect from the 49ers backfield, QB competitions in Miami and Washington, how to avoid overvaluing players industry analysts really like, and much more.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the fantasy football impact of the Seattle Seahawks releasing Doug Baldwin, including a lesson on when to trade away talented wideouts in dynasty leagues and D.K. Metcalf's immediate fantasy value in the wake of this move. Jeff then dives into his picks on some early season-long player prop futures bets. He wraps things up with a peek behind the curtain at his strategy in a dynasty rookie draft with insight on why he made the picks he did and how you can leverage this strategy in your own drafts.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down all of the fantasy football winners and losers in the AFC following the 2019 NFL draft. Topics including: how to approach the tight end position in rookie drafts, which wide receiver has the most value in dynasty and redraft, backfield situations to monitor, key handcuffs to prioritize in dynasty, and much more.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down all of the fantasy football winners and losers in the NFC following the 2019 NFL draft. Topics including: how to value Kyler Murray in rookie drafts, the top rookie running backs all landed in the NFC, which wide receivers benefited from their landing spots, veterans who gained by their teams not addressing their position, and much more.
Jeff Ratcliffe dives into the NFL schedule release and breaks down the fantasy football winners and losers based on PFF data. Jeff then ties a bow on his predraft rookie rankings with his top 10 quarterbacks and tight ends.
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks things off with a quick look at the latest fantasy football news from around the NFL, including Chris Hogan signing with the Panthers, Austin Seferian-Jenkins landing in New England, and a number of former AAF players signing with NFL teams. Jeff then discusses PFF's initial release of fantasy football projections for the 2019 season. He wraps things up by breaking down his top 10 rookie rankings at running back and wide receiver.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down all of the recent fantasy football news from around the NFL and beyond, including the AAF closing up shop, CJ Anderson's impact on Kerryon Johnson's fantasy stock in Detroit, Alfred Blue signing with the Jags, Jimmy Garoppolo expected to be back for training camp, and more. Jeff also breaks down why you shouldn't draft the Bears defense in 2019 fantasy leagues. Then, Scott Barrett stops by the show to talk about David Johnson and rookie running backs to keep an eye on in the NFL draft.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the fantasy football implications of Jordan Howard being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles, including Howard's fit in the offense and where to value him in fantasy drafts. Jeff also discusses Isaiah Crowell landing with the Raiders, Kerryon Johnson's workload being limited, the chance Josh Rosen is traded, the Titans basing the offense around Derrick Henry, and why we shouldn't expect Chris Godwin to get close to 100 catches.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down all of the latest news from around the NFL, including Rob Gronkowski announcing his retirement, rule changes from the NFL Owners Meeting, possible destinations for Isaiah Crowell and Jay Ajayi, and injury updates for Doug Baldwin and Derrius Guice. Jeff also takes a look at the recent fantasy hype for Chris Godwin and points a few reasons why the Chris Godiwn breakout hype has gone a bit too far.
Jeff Ratcliffe checks in on the most recent fantasy football news from around the NFL, including the fantasy outlook for Jared Cook in New Orleans and Randall Cobb in Dallas. Jeff then discusses some of the most interesting rule change proposals on the table for the NFL owner's meeting. He wraps things up with five tips that will help you in all of your best ball fantasy football drafts.
Jeff Ratcliffe checks in on the latest fantasy football news from around the NFL, including Tyreek Hill being investigated for battery, the Titans trading for Ryan Tannehill, Miami signing Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Tyler Eifert re-signing with Cincinnati. Jeff then sets lines for some of the biggest skill position names in this year's free agency and plays over/under for Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Mark Ingram, Golden Tate, Tyrell Williams, DeSean Jackson, Chris Godwin, Donte Moncrief, Tevin Coleman, Devin Funchess, and Adam Humphries.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the fantasy football implications of Kareem Hunt's 8-game suspension including the impact on Nick Chubb and whether or not you should draft Hunt this year. Jeff then plays a game of "Who Do You Love" and gives you his biggest fantasy winners from NFL free agency.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the bombshell trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns. He gives his thoughts on what this means for Beckham, how the trade impacts Jarvis Landry and Baker Mayfield, and the fallout in New York for Saquon Barkley, Sterling Shepard, and Evan Engram. Jeff the dissects the fantasy football implications of the biggest skill position free agent signings, including Le'Veon Bell, Mark Ingram, Tyrell Williams, Adam Humphries, Nick Foles
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the fantasy football fallout from Antonio Brown being traded to the Oakland Raiders. Jeff discusses what this means for Brown's short- and long-term outlook, how Brown's presences impacts Derek Carr, where we should value JuJu Smith-Schuster in 2019, what to do with James Washington, and if we should expect a decline for Ben Roethlisberger's fantasy production. Jeff then looks at the biggest names in the skill position free agent market, including Le'Veon Bell, Nick Foles, Golden Tate, Jared Cook, and more.
Jeff Ratcliffe is back to break down everything you need to know for Super Bowl 53. Jeff kicks off the show with a quick look at NFL free agency new for Le'Veon Bell, Kareem Hunt, and DeSean Jackson. He then dives into some of the most interesting names in the AAF. Next, Jeff breaks down his gambling strategy for the Super Bowl, including some of his best player prop bets. He wraps things up with his thoughts on how to approach DraftKings Shootout contests for the big game.