The Late-Round Podcast

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Pedro
 Jul 17, 2019
great content. usually short and to the point

Eric
 Dec 11, 2018
The content is great. However, the delivery is not so great. He's clearly reading and it isn't great to listen to. Sounds very unnatural.

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Fantasy football show that helps you win through analytics. It's powered by The FanDuel Podcast Network.

Episode Date
527: Mailbag 7/22/21
21:19

With Cam Akers season-ending injury, where should you draft Darrell Henderson? Is Chase Edmonds actually a reliable middle-round pick this year? Is Najee Harris overrated? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jul 22, 2021
Episode 526: Breakout Wide Receivers
26:40

Drafting breakout players in fantasy football can really help you win a title. Is there a way to increase your chances of hitting on one while you draft? On Episode 526, JJ answers that question with a focus on the wide receiver position.

Jul 19, 2021
525: Mailbag 7/16/21
19:15

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ digs more into the Ambiguous RB1 Theory, talks about David Montgomery​'s market value, shares some auction draft insight, and more.

Jul 16, 2021
524: Breakout Running Backs
16:11

Last year, JJ explained the things you should look for when attempting to spot breakout running backs during your fantasy football drafts. On Episode 524, he re-examines the criteria and shares a breakthrough with the data.

Jul 12, 2021
523: Mailbag 7/9/21
17:16

​How should your fantasy football draft strategy change when your league adds flex spots?​ Is Miles Sanders​ undervalued this year? Which Jacksonville wide receiver should you target? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jul 09, 2021
522: Regression Candidates
17:55

Regression is one of the most important concepts for fantasy football managers to grasp, but how easy is it to spot? On Episode 522, JJ talks through a handful of players who are bound to regress all while explaining his process for finding regression candidates.

Jul 06, 2021
521: Mailbag 7/2/21
17:45

​On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at 2021's high-end fantasy football running backs, Michael Thomas​' outlook, handcuffing running backs, and much more.

Jul 02, 2021
520: Team-Level Regression
16:04

Given how teams scored touchdowns and called plays in 2020, what can we expect in 2021? Which teams are likely to regress to the mean this year? On Episode 520, JJ examines that question.

Jun 29, 2021
519: Mailbag 6/23/21
16:42

Which late-round tight ends have the most upside in fantasy football drafts this season? Should you only draft players from good offenses? Is the Steelers offense undervalued? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jun 23, 2021
518: How Rookie Quarterbacks Affect Their Teammates
12:35

The 2021 rookie quarterback class is a good one, and it's one that could change the quarterback landscape in fantasy football immediately. But what about the players catching passes from those quarterbacks? Should we expect any sort of decrease in production when they're getting targets from a rookie? JJ answers this question on Episode 518.

Jun 21, 2021
517: Mailbag 6/18/21
18:29

Is T.J. Hockenson overrated in fantasy football this season? Does Kyle Pitts make sense as the top rookie pick this year now that Julio Jones is gone? Where does this year's Running Back Dead Zone start and end? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jun 18, 2021
516: Using Average Draft Position to Predict Team and Quarterback Performance
11:26

If an NFL team has a lot of skill players being selected high in fantasy drafts, what does it mean? Does it matter for their outlook? What does it mean for the team's quarterback? JJ answers those questions on Episode 516.

Jun 14, 2021
515: Mailbag 6/9/21
20:58

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ breaks down the Julio Jones​ trade, talks about D'Andre Swift​'s fantasy football value, explains why previous season finishes aren't very relevant, and much more.

Jun 09, 2021
514: The Running Back Dead Zone
14:09

There's an area of fantasy football drafts that, historically, hasn't produced the best return on investment at the running back position. It's been aptly dubbed "The Running Back Dead Zone." On Episode 514, JJ analyzes this spot in drafts and offers up a reason as to why it exists.

Jun 07, 2021
513: Mailbag 6/4/21
17:36

How high is A.J. Brown​'s ceiling in fantasy football this year? Is there a trade destination where Julio Jones' fantasy value could rise? How should we approach handcuffing running backs given the longer season? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jun 04, 2021
512: Best Ball League Strategy
24:38

JJ's back with another best ball league strategy episode, but this time, he sits down and talks to Mike Leone of Establish The Run. Leone explains the importance of roster construction in a best ball format, and talks through the viability of different strategies like Zero RB, stacking, late-round quarterback, and so much more.

Jun 01, 2021
511: Mailbag 5/28/21
17:30

​How high is Calvin Ridley​'s ceiling without Julio Jones​? Why is Joe Mixon​ getting so much hype in the fantasy football world? Is Alvin Kamara​ doomed without Drew Brees​? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

May 28, 2021
510: The Impact Mobile Quarterbacks Have on Their Teammates
13:30

There's been an uptick in quarterback rushing across the NFL, and that's changed the signal-calling position in fantasy football. But what about the running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends who are playing on teams with mobile passers? On Episode 510, JJ examines this question.

May 24, 2021
509: Mailbag 5/21/21
19:05

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks into Javian Hawkins' situation in Atlanta, Mike Davis' trade value in dynasty formats, Travis Etienne's strange role in Jacksonville, and much more.

May 21, 2021
508: Insights From Building Projections
19:08

Fantasy football projections aren't just about finding the number of fantasy points a player is going to score and calling it a day. Instead, you can build projections to help you understand player situations in a more detailed way. On Episode 508, JJ talks about some of those situations as he goes through the things he learned when building projections for the 2021 season.

May 18, 2021
507: Mailbag 5/14/21
17:43

​Is Miles Sanders​ in trouble? Which disappointing rookie wide receiver from last season is set for a big rebound in 2021? Why is JJ drafting Kadarius Toney in rookie drafts? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

May 14, 2021
506: Post-Draft Rookie Rankings
26:48

We now know where our favorite prospects were drafted. We know where they landed. Now, where should you draft them? On Episode 506, JJ talks through his post-draft rookie rankings to help you out during your rookie drafts.

May 10, 2021
505: Mailbag 5/7/21
16:35

On this week's mailbag show, JJ breaks down the Jets backfield, talks about Najee Harris' Year 1 impact, explains how he uses his model for post-draft rankings, and much more.

May 07, 2021
504: Utilizing Front Office Decision-Making
17:56

With the NFL Draft finished, we now know where our favorite prospects will be playing football. But we can take more away from the draft than just landing spots. By analyzing how front offices made decisions throughout the draft, there are ways to become better fantasy football managers.

May 03, 2021
503: Mailbag 4/29/21
20:45

How much does landing spot matter? What do teams usually get wrong during the NFL Draft? Which teams could surprise us during the draft and take an early-round running back? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 29, 2021
502: Pre-Draft Rookie Rankings
27:18

Where should you draft Najee Harris in your rookie draft? What about Trevor Lawrence? On Episode 502, JJ breaks down his rookie rankings to get you ready for both the NFL Draft and your fantasy football rookie drafts.

Apr 26, 2021
501: Mailbag 4/23/21
17:09

​Is this running back draft class far worse than what we've seen in the past? Is J.K. Dobbins​ someone to avoid given the receiving upside in Baltimore? Should you go with a Zero WR draft strategy in 2021? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 23, 2021
500: Another Strong Wide Receiver Class
20:38

​How good is this year's wide receiver class? Will it rival last year's? To answer that, JJ sat down and talked to RotoViz's Curtis Patrick. On the show, the two chat through the top-tiered talent at the position, and Curtis provides a couple of his favorite picks in this year's class.

Apr 19, 2021
499: Mailbag 4/16/21
18:29

​This week's mailbag episode features talk around Antonio Gibson's potential in Year 2, Josh Allen​'s possible regression, Chase Edmonds​' outlook with James Conner​ around, and much more.

Apr 16, 2021
498: An Underwhelming Running Back Class
22:12

​There are a few strong running back prospects in this class, but after them, things look a little bleak. Even still, we're bound to see some relevance from the later rounds in this running back class, as we do each year. To help spot those gems and get a good grasp on the class, JJ sat down to chat with Mike Wright of The Fantasy Footballers. Mike gives his perspective on this year's Big 3 running backs, and he offers up some takes on the other, secondary backs in the class.

Apr 12, 2021
497: Mailbag 4/9/21
15:07

Who are the best targets at the end of your dynasty rookie drafts? Is Sam Darnold going to help or hurt D.J. Moore​'s fantasy production? Is Joe Mixon​ ready to have a monster season? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 09, 2021
496: A Superior Quarterback Class
19:54

​This year's quarterback draft class is getting a lot of love, but is it warranted? To help answer that question, JJ brings numberFire's Jim Sannes onto the show to talk about the statistical profiles for each of the high-end quarterbacks in the class.

Apr 05, 2021
495: Mailbag 4/2/21
13:51

​On this week's mailbag episode, JJ re-enters the running back value debate, explains who he likes most from the middle tier of wide receiver prospects, talks through how his draft strategy changes by league size, and much more.

Apr 02, 2021
494: What a First-Round Wide Receiver Bust Looks Like
12:50

Through the years, wide receivers who have been selected in the first round of the NFL Draft haven't fared amazingly well in fantasy football. Is there a reason for that? Is there a way to spot which wide receivers are bound to bust? On Episode 494, JJ answers that question.

Mar 29, 2021
493: Mailbag 3/26/21
14:31

​On this week's mailbag show, JJ looks into Mike Davis​' new situation in Atlanta, explains how he adjusts for a lack of pro day numbers, sheds light as to why his model focuses on season-long metrics, and much more.

Mar 26, 2021
492: Free Agency Fallout
17:07

Kenny Golladay​'s a New York Giant, Kenyan Drake​'s a Raider, and Will Fuller​'s headed to Miami. Those are just some of the things that changed across the football world over the last week. But what do these moves mean for fantasy purposes? JJ explains it all when digging through this year's big free agency moves.

Mar 22, 2021
491: Mailbag 3/19/21
14:39

Should we be worried about James Robinson's workload next season? Is it possible for both Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry to thrive in New England? How can you spot an early-round wide receiver bust? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Mar 19, 2021
490: Injury Proneness
19:46

The fantasy football world talks about a player's injury proneness all the time, but is it actually a thing? Does injury proneness exist? To help answer that, JJ sat down and talked with FantasyPoints.com's medical analyst Edwin Porras. Edwin gives his take on the topic of injury proneness, explains how fantasy managers can find advantages with injury analysis, and much more.

Mar 15, 2021
489: Mailbag 3/12/21
14:46

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about why Travis Etienne's Pro Day weigh-in matters, T.J. Hockenson​'s 2021 fantasy value, 40-yard dash data, and much more.

Mar 12, 2021
488: The Wide Receiver BMI Debate
14:11

When prospecting wide receivers, should you consider the player's BMI? Does it matter? And if so, ​how much​ does it matter? On Episode 488, JJ dives into the wide receiver BMI debate.

Mar 08, 2021
487: Mailbag 3/5/21
15:16

Which smaller-school prospects should people watch for during this year's draft process? Is Carson Wentz bound to rebound? Are we inevitably going to see passing regression across the league in 2021? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Mar 05, 2021
486: Wide Receiver Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
16:06

Last week, JJ analyzed the incoming running back class, looking at players who produced like NFL studs once did. On Episode 486, he does the same thing with wide receivers.

Mar 01, 2021
485: Mailbag 2/26/21
15:52

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks a lot about draft capital, shares takes on Miles Sanders and D'Andre Swift​, explains why Aaron Rodgers is bound to regress next year (in more detail), and much more.

Feb 26, 2021
484: Running Back Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
16:35

From a data perspective, which running backs in this year's draft class look like they could be strong fantasy football assets at the next level? JJ answers that question on Episode 484.

Feb 22, 2021
483: Mailbag 2/19/21
16:01

​With Carson Wentz​ out of the picture, is Jalen Hurts​ an obvious fantasy football buy candidate? When is the ideal time to trade for a running back in dynasty leagues? Is A.J. Dillon​ undervalued? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Feb 19, 2021
482: Sell Candidates
17:00

​Last week, JJ looked at a group of players that you should be looking to trade for in your dynasty leagues this offseason. On Episode 482, he brings you a handful of players you should be trading away.

Feb 15, 2021
481: Mailbag 2/12/21
14:55

Is James Robinson being overlooked in the fantasy football world? How important is a prospect's landing spot? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Feb 12, 2021
480: Buy Candidates
18:43

Who should you be looking to trade for in your dynasty leagues during the offseason? On Episode 480, JJ talks through a handful of candidates.

Feb 09, 2021
479: Mailbag 2/5/21
17:12

​On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why he prospects through data, talks through the reasons he's into Jaylen Waddle despite a poor production profile, discusses the "too many mouths to feed" argument, and more.

Feb 05, 2021
478: How Rookies Appreciate in Value
18:40

It's common sense to want younger players in a fantasy football dynasty format, but it's not just because you're able to hold onto those players for years and years. There's more to it than that. On Episode 478, JJ explains how the market itself is a huge reason to heavily invest in rookies in dynasty.

Feb 01, 2021
477: Mailbag 1/29/21
14:25

Does Devonta Smith's small frame matter? Is David Montgomery a sell candidate? Is the running back "dead zone" going to be a thing again next year? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jan 29, 2021
476: Analyzing 2020's Biggest Hits
14:49

Last week, JJ looked at the biggest misses of his 2020 fantasy football season in order to help refine his process moving forward. This week, he does the same thing but by looking at his best hits.

Jan 25, 2021
475: Mailbag 1/22/21
12:47

Is Ezekiel Elliott going to be undervalued next season? What about Joe Mixon? If you've got the top waiver wire priority, should it change the way you construct your roster? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jan 22, 2021
474: Analyzing 2020's Biggest Misses
16:20

No one gets everything right in fantasy football, but instead of ignoring any misses you might've had in a given year, it's important to look back to see if there were ways to avoid fantasy football tragedy. On Episode 474, JJ digs into some of the takes he completely whiffed on, explaining whether or not sound decision-making was present.

Jan 18, 2021
473: Mailbag 1/15/21
14:30

Should we view the 2020 rookie class differently given this season's circumstances? Because of the depth of the position, are wide receivers generally overvalued now in fantasy football? Is going with a "best player available" approach smart in rookie drafts? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jan 15, 2021
472: The Importance of Quarterback Rushing
16:47

We've known for years that mobile quarterbacks are cheat codes in fantasy football, but that cheat code became even more obvious in 2020. With a handful of quarterbacks separating themselves from pack this year in fantasy football, what does it all mean moving forward? Should we start taking quarterbacks early in drafts? JJ answers these questions in detail on Episode 472.

Jan 11, 2021
471: Mailbag 1/8/21
15:07

Which top-10 players from this year are bound to bust in 2021?​ Is James Robinson​ a clear buy candidate given the quarterback situation in Jacksonville? When should you draft a quarterback in a dynasty startup? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jan 08, 2021
470: Prepping for Fantasy Football Playoff Contests
13:41

The fantasy football season is over...or is it? On Episode 470, JJ explains how you should attack your postseason contests, providing insight on both the real and the fantasy football level.

Jan 05, 2021
469: Mailbag 12/23/20
13:28

How important is situation for fantasy football rookies? How can you get into prospecting this offseason? Who's this year's fantasy football MVP? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Dec 23, 2020
468: Week 16 Matchups
12:35

Can you trust Russell Wilson this week? What about Giovani Bernard? Is Antonio Brown a viable option? JJ talks about those players -- and more -- on this week's matchups show.

Dec 23, 2020
467: 10 Trends for Week 16
08:33

​On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at Marvin Jones​' underrated season, Miles Sanders​' strong peripheral numbers, Deshaun Watson​'s deep-ball numbers without Will Fuller​, and lots more.

Dec 22, 2020
466: 15 Transactions for Week 16
14:00

On the championship version of the 15 Transactions show, JJ looks at a handful of players you should be adding before your finals matchups.

Dec 21, 2020
465: Mailbag 12/18/20
15:09

Can you trust Diontae Johnson​ this week? Is Cam Akers​ now a better fantasy football asset than Jonathan Taylor​? JJ answers those player-focused questions and a handful of strategy-related ones on this week's mailbag episode.

Dec 18, 2020
464: Week 15 Matchups
14:18

Which streaming quarterbacks can you trust in your fantasy football semifinal? How high should Cam Akers be ranked this week? What about T.Y. Hilton? JJ talks about that -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups show.

Dec 17, 2020
463: 10 Trends for Week 15
09:48

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at T.Y. Hilton's surge, Miles Sanders' usage, James Conner's lackluster performances, and more.

Dec 16, 2020
462: 15 Transactions for Week 15
15:04

Can you trust Jalen Hurts​ as your starter in the fantasy football playoffs? ​What should Todd Gurley​ managers do with him? Is Chad Hansen​ for real? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Dec 15, 2020
461: Mailbag 12/11/20
17:25

Should you approach your start-sit decisions differently in the fantasy football playoffs? Who are some quarterback and defensive streamers to pick up for Weeks 15 and 16? Is the Atlanta Falcons​ no longer one to target? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Dec 11, 2020
460: Week 14 Matchups
12:04

Can you trust Miles Sanders​ this week in a tough matchup? Should you keep using Philip Rivers​ as a streamer? Is Cole Beasley​ a lock? JJ talks about those players -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups show.

Dec 10, 2020
459: 10 Trends for Week 14
08:57

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at Jonathan Taylor​'s workload, Brandon Aiyuk​'s low-key awesome production, the Miami Dolphins​' elite fantasy defense, and much more.

Dec 09, 2020
458: 15 Transactions for Week 14
16:24

With the fantasy football playoffs here, JJ gives you a handful of adds and drops to make this week to go along with a few players to not give up on just yet.

Dec 08, 2020
457: Mailbag 12/4/20
15:38

​How should you be managing your fantasy football bench as you enter the playoffs?​ Is Melvin Gordon​ droppable? What's up with Miles Sanders​? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Dec 04, 2020
456: Week 13 Matchups
13:47

​There are a lot of viable quarterback streamers this week, but which one can you trust most in your lineup? Are there any waiver wire running backs you can plug in and play? What about wide receivers? JJ gets to all of these questions on this week's matchups show.

Dec 03, 2020
455: 10 Trends for Week 13
09:04

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ talks about Keenan Allen's usage with Austin Ekeler back, James Robinson's historic pace, the pitiful Philadelphia offense, and much more.

Dec 02, 2020
454: 15 Transactions for Week 13
18:29

On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ explains why he's into Allen Lazard​ as a fantasy football playoff sleeper, provides a couple of defenses to target off your waiver wire, and much more.

Dec 01, 2020
453: Week 12 Matchups
15:00

Can you trust Carson Wentz this week? What about Duke Johnson? Are there any Cincinnati Bengals worth playing now that Joe Burrow is sidelined for the year? JJ answers those questions -- and talks about a lot more players -- on this week's matchups show.

Nov 25, 2020
452: 10 Trends for Week 12
09:22

Is there a problem in the Tampa Bay backfield? How important is Julio Jones for Matt Ryan to succeed in fantasy football? What should we expect from the Cincinnati pass-catchers now that Joe Burrow is done for the year? JJ gets to those questions on this week's 10 Trends show.

Nov 25, 2020
451: 15 Transactions for Week 12
20:28

Can you trust Taysom Hill moving forward? Is Jonathan Taylor here to stay? What about Nelson Agholor? JJ looks at those situations -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Nov 24, 2020
450: Mailbag 11/20/20
17:24

Is the late-round quarterback strategy going to work next year and beyond? Should fantasy managers be stashing defenses right now for the fantasy football playoffs? Is Todd Gurley now undervalued? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Nov 20, 2020
449: Week 11 Matchups
16:45

Is Jameis Winston​ really in play this week? Are there any streaming alternatives? What should you do with the Buccaneers' skill plays? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's matchups show.​

Nov 19, 2020
448: 10 Trends for Week 11
07:49

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at JuJu Smith-Schuster​'s rebound, Antonio Brown​'s start, Justin Jefferson​'s deep-ball efficiency, and much more.​

Nov 18, 2020
447: 15 Transactions for Week 11
20:50

​Is James Robinson​ going to keep up his pace? Which under-the-radar wide receiver should you be trading for right now? Is there a specific defense to target for the fantasy football playoffs? JJ answers those questions on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Nov 17, 2020
446: Mailbag 11/13/20
13:57

Is it time to trade Dalvin Cook? Do we sometimes overstate the importance of regression in fantasy football? What does the future of the game look like? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Nov 13, 2020
445: Week 10 Matchups
12:19

Can you trust D.J. Moore​ this week? Is there a clear-cut top quarterback streamer? What deeper wide receiver plays can you throw into your lineup this week? Those questions -- and more -- get answered on this week's matchups show.

Nov 12, 2020
444: 10 Trends for Week 10
10:02

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at the way Minnesota has been using their tight ends, gives one reason for D.J. Moore's lack of production, loves on Jakobi Meyers, and more.

Nov 11, 2020
443: 15 Transactions for Week 10
21:22

How big could Derrick Henry​ be for fantasy football managers down the stretch? How should the Tampa Bay backfield be handled? Is Will Fuller​ going to maintain his touchdown-scoring pace? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Nov 10, 2020
442: Mailbag 11/6/20
13:26

How important are air yards? Should we change the way we view rookie running backs in redraft leagues after this year? Is Travis Fulgham still for real with players returning for the Eagles' offense? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Nov 06, 2020
441: Week 9 Matchups
12:27

Are there any viable quarterback streamers this week? Can you trust Le'Veon Bell​? What about Ezekiel Elliott​? JJ talks about those players -- and tons more -- on this week's matchups show.

Nov 05, 2020
440: 10 Trends for Week 9
08:57

​On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at Clyde Edwards-Helaire​'s usage, Rob Gronkowski​'s resurgence, and more.

Nov 04, 2020
439: 15 Transactions for Week 9
19:35

Is it time to give up on Lamar Jackson? Should you stick with James Robinson? What about Miles Sanders​? JJ covers those players -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Nov 03, 2020
438: Mailbag 10/30/20
13:53

Where should you plug in Ezekiel Elliott​ among fantasy football running backs through the rest of the season? Is Chase Edmonds​ a league-winner? How should we be managing the Buffalo backfield? JJ looks at those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Oct 30, 2020
437: Week 8 Matchups
12:01

Can you trust Mike Evans this week after a couple of down performances? Is J.K. Dobbins in play? What about Le'Veon Bell? JJ gets to those questions -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups show.

Oct 29, 2020
436: 10 Trends for Week 8
09:30

JJ talks about the Buccaneers and Bills backfields, James Robinson's historic season, Joe Burrow's potential, and lots more on this week's 10 Trends episode.

Oct 28, 2020
435: 15 Transactions for Week 8
20:31

​Should fantasy football managers be worried about Chase Claypool​'s usage moving forward? Are the Eagles​' pass-catchers undervalued? What's Mike Evans​' outlook? JJ answers each of these questions -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Oct 27, 2020
434: Mailbag 10/23/20
16:45

What can we expect from the Dolphins' offense with Tua Tagovailoa under center? How should first-place teams prepare for the fantasy football playoffs? Is Josh Allen now broken? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Oct 23, 2020
433: Week 7 Matchups
14:21

Can you trust any quarterback streamers this week? What about Joshua Kelley​? JuJu Smith-Schuster​? JJ talks about that -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups show.

Oct 22, 2020
432: 10 Trends for Week 7
07:47

​This week's 10 Trends episode features some talk around Drew Lock​, Cincinnati wide receivers, Rob Gronkowski​, and more.

Oct 21, 2020
431: 15 Transactions for Week 7
19:08

On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ looks at a wide receiver being unfairly undervalued in the fantasy football world, an under-the-radar running back who's seeing elite usage, a quarterback worth selling, and much more.

Oct 20, 2020
430: Mailbag 10/16/20
16:13

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about Pittsburgh's wide receivers, Jonathan Taylor, the Rams' backfield, and much more.

Oct 16, 2020
429: Week 6 Matchups
13:23

Can you trust Cam Akers this week? What higher-end wide receivers are in tough spots? Is this a good quarterback streaming week? JJ talks through each of those questions on this week's matchups show.

Oct 15, 2020
428: 10 Trends for Week 6
08:07

Is Antonio Gibson undervalued right now? What about Myles Gaskin? Are there some low-key concerns with James Conner? JJ talks about those players -- and more -- on this week's 10 Trends episode.

Oct 14, 2020
427: 15 Transactions for Week 6
18:07

On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ talks about Chase Claypool, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Mike Evans, and more.

Oct 13, 2020
426: Mailbag 10/9/20
13:54

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at Robby Anderson​'s outlook, Myles Gaskin​'s backfield situation, predicting pass rates, and lots more.

Oct 09, 2020
425: Week 5 Matchups
14:27

Should you feel good about Teddy Bridgewater this week after a strong Week 4? What about Tom Brady? Is Nyheim Hines an undervalued play this week? JJ gets to those questions -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups episode.

Oct 08, 2020
424: 10 Trends for Week 5
07:21

Is Brandin Cooks droppable? What about T.Y. Hilton? How historic is this Dallas Cowboys passing attack? JJ answers these questions -- and more -- on this week's 10 Trends episode.

Oct 07, 2020
423: 15 Transactions for Week 5
18:49

Should fantasy football managers look to trade away Joe Mixon after his big Week 4 performance? What about Mike Evans? JJ analyzes those situations -- and lots more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Oct 06, 2020
422: Mailbag 10/2/20
16:51

Should we just accept that some players are better at scoring touchdowns than others? Is it time to sell Miles Sanders? What about getting rid of Logan Thomas? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Oct 02, 2020
421: Week 4 Matchups
16:44

Which streaming quarterbacks can you trust this week? Can you go back to Joshua Kelley after a down Week 3? What about Brandin Cooks? JJ talks about those players -- and tons more -- on this week's matchups show.

Oct 01, 2020
420: 10 Trends for Week 4
07:37

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ explains why the Seahawks​ have been amazing for fantasy football, looks into Joe Mixon​'s usage, and lots more.

Sep 30, 2020
419: 15 Transactions for Week 4
19:41

How legitimate was Justin Jefferson's Week 3 performance? What should fantasy football managers do with D.J. Moore? Is JuJu Smith-Schuster a buy or a sell? JJ answer those questions in this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Sep 29, 2020
418: Mailbag 9/25/20
15:01

Who are the top-five fantasy football running backs from here on out? What's the best way to approach trades? Is Michael Gallup a buy-low candidate? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Sep 25, 2020
417: Week 3 Matchups
16:39

​Lots of fantasy football teams are hurting, so they'll be looking for deeper plays than usual this week. If you're one of those teams, JJ's got you covered in this week's matchups show.

Sep 24, 2020
416: 10 Trends for Week 3
08:41

Is Diontae Johnson​ destined for stardom? Should we be worried about D.J. Chark​? What about Nyheim Hines​? JJ covers all of this -- and more -- on this week's 10 Trends episode.​

Sep 23, 2020
415: 15 Transactions for Week 3
18:31

With so many Week 2 injuries, who should you be prioritizing off the waiver wire this week? Which stud running back should you consider trading away? JJ analyzes in this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Sep 22, 2020
414: Mailbag 9/18/20
16:15

How should fantasy managers value Jonathan Taylor​ moving forward? What about James Conner​? Who are some potential late-round league-winning players? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Sep 18, 2020
413: Week 2 Matchups
12:44

​Should we bail on Philip Rivers​ after his Week 1 performance? Is D'Andre Swift​ doomed? What about Tyler Boyd​? JJ answers those questions on this week's matchups show.

Sep 17, 2020
412: 10 Trends for Week 2
08:20

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ examines Nick Chubb's usage, the Chargers' running back workload, the Eagles' pass-happy ways, and more.

Sep 16, 2020
411: 15 Transactions for Week 2
20:21

After just a single Week 1 target, should we be trying to trade away Austin Ekeler? What should we make of the Colts' backfield without Marlon Mack? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Sep 15, 2020
410: Mailbag 9/11/20
15:16

What should you expect from James Robinson? Who's bound to be overvalued heading into Week 2? How should you manage your fantasy football bench? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Sep 11, 2020
409: Week 1 Matchups
15:23

Week 1 features a lot of good quarterback streamers and not a whole lot of defensive ones. Who does JJ like based on matchups? Which running backs and wide receivers might surprise us? Find out on Episode 409 of The Late-Round Podcast.

Sep 10, 2020
408: 10 Trends for Week 1
08:44

On the first 10 Trends episode of the season, JJ looks at Mark Andrews​' upside, the decline in Aaron Jones​' touchdown total, and lots more.

Sep 09, 2020
407: 15 Transactions for Week 1
19:24

The NFL season is about to start, which means it's time for JJ's weekly 15 Transactions episode. Who should you be looking to buy, sell, add, and drop before things kick off?

Sep 08, 2020
406: Mailbag 9/4/20
15:35

Leonard Fournette​​ is now a Buccaneer. How should you value him in fantasy football? JJ talks about that, the new-look Jacksonville backfield, and lots more on this week's mailbag episode.

Sep 04, 2020
405: Risers and Fallers
19:23

Which players have shot up JJ's rankings most over the last month or so? How about players heading in the opposite direction? JJ discusses that on Episode 405.

Aug 30, 2020
404: Mailbag 8/28/20
20:59

​On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about Leonard Fournette's polarizing average draft position, a process for trading, Cam Newton​'s pass-catchers, and tons more.

Aug 28, 2020
403: Bold Predictions
17:30

Which late-round quarterback will have a top-five season at the position? How good will Tyler Lockett​ be this year? Who's the surprise tight end that you should consider targeting at the end of your drafts? JJ covers all of that with his yearly bold predictions.

Aug 24, 2020
402: Mailbag 8/21/20
17:34

Should you draft Leonard Fournette​​ this year in fantasy football? What about Jonathan Taylor​? How should your draft strategy change in smaller leagues? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Aug 21, 2020
401: Best-Ball League Strategy
24:45

Whether you've played in best-ball leagues for years or are new to the game, there's always great new research being done for the fantasy football format. On Episode 401, JJ brings on one of the analysts leading the charge of that research, Rotoviz's Mike Beers. Mike explains the importance of win rates, how he approaches each position during drafts, and so much more.

Aug 17, 2020
400: Mailbag 8/14/20
18:26

​Should you draft Antonio Gibson​? What about D'Andre Swift​? Is Nick Chubb​ overvalued? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.

Aug 14, 2020
399: Players to Avoid
24:56

Which quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends are overvalued in fantasy football drafts this year? On Episode 399, JJ looks at a handful of players he'll likely have low exposure to this season.

Aug 10, 2020
398: Mailbag 8/7/20
17:21

Do fantasy football managers do it all wrong with running back handcuffs? Where should you draft Clyde Edwards-Helaire​ this year? What about Ronald Jones​? Those questions -- and tons more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Aug 07, 2020
397: Players to Target
26:51

​Who should you be targeting this year in fantasy football drafts? Which players appear to be undervalued? On Episode 397, JJ talks through his favorite draft-day targets.

Aug 03, 2020
396: Mailbag 7/31/20
15:23

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about Kenyan Drake​'s fantasy football draft value, whether or not you should aim to stack your team's pass-catchers with your quarterback, and much more.

Jul 31, 2020
395: Early-Season Schedule Analysis
14:11

Should a player's schedule influence where you take him in your fantasy football drafts? On Episode 395, JJ explains why schedules do matter, especially at the start of the season.

Jul 27, 2020
394: Mailbag 7/24/20
17:04

Are we overvaluing Davante Adams in fantasy football this year? What about Derrick Henry? Is Jonnu Smith a good late-round tight end target? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's mailbag episode.

Jul 24, 2020
393: Auction Draft Strategy
16:26

How should you approach your fantasy football auction drafts? JJ provides a handful of tips that should help you dominate your auction league this year and beyond.

Jul 20, 2020
392: Mailbag 7/17/20
13:54

Should you change your fantasy football draft strategy because of how the coronavirus could impact the NFL season? Does Terry McLaurin​ have a limited fantasy football ceiling given the offense he's in? Who's bound to be the second-best receiving option on the Vikings​ this year? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jul 17, 2020
391: Keeper League Strategy
10:46

​Selecting a keeper in your fantasy football league is tougher than it sounds. On this episode, JJ walks through a really basic process to help maximize the value you get out of your keeper decision.

Jul 13, 2020
390: Mailbag 7/10/20
14:45

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks through one thing that often goes overlooked in drafts, and then he gives his thoughts on the Green Bay backfield, Mark Andrews​, Chris Herndon​, and more.

Jul 10, 2020
389: Low-Key Regression Candidates
13:25

Most of the fantasy football world understands that players like Aaron Jones​ and A.J. Brown​ are bound to regress in 2020, but who are some under-the-radar players to watch when it comes to regression? On Episode 389, JJ examines a handful of low-key regression candidates.

Jul 05, 2020
388: Mailbag 7/3/20
14:06

How should you value Cam Newton in fantasy football now that he's a Patriot? Is Tyler Higbee​ overvalued? What about A.J. Brown? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jul 03, 2020
387: Team-Level Regression
17:25

​Before digging into individual player regression, it's important to see where things stand at the team level. On Episode 387, JJ looks at a handful of teams who are bound to regress, all while providing a process to help spot that regression.

Jun 29, 2020
386: Mailbag 6/26/20
16:01

This week's mailbag episode features talk around the San Francisco backfield, Leonard Fournette​, Ke'Shawn Vaughn​, and much more.

Jun 26, 2020
385: Finding Breakout Tight Ends
11:23

Is there an easy way to spot potential breakout tight ends in your fantasy football drafts? JJ discusses the topic in detail on Episode 385.​

Jun 22, 2020
384: Mailbag 6/19/20
16:32

​How should you approach the tight end position in your fantasy football drafts if your leaguemates select tight ends earlier than the norm? Which running back does JJ think is overrated in drafts right now? When should you draft George Kittle​? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jun 19, 2020
383: Finding Breakout Wide Receivers
17:25

Is there a way to spot wide receiver values in the middle and late rounds of your fantasy football drafts? If so, what should you be looking for? JJ explains four qualities to use when searching for a later-round wide receiver gem, and he talks through some of his favorite values for 2020 drafts.

Jun 15, 2020
382: Mailbag 6/12/20
16:47

What should fantasy football managers do about Dalvin Cook​ and his potential holdout? Is Cooper Kupp​ overvalued in early drafts? How deep is the wide receiver position? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jun 12, 2020
381: Finding Breakout Running Backs
16:17

Is there a process for spotting running backs who far outperform their average draft position in the late rounds? Are there any similarities that they had during their breakout season? JJ analyzes the topic on Episode 381, and he provides a handful of late-round draft targets for this upcoming season.

Jun 08, 2020
380: Mailbag 6/5/20
17:24

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ details how you should think about the tight end position in your fantasy drafts, explains why teams should or shouldn't trade back in dynasty drafts, talks about Zach Ertz's value, and much more.

Jun 05, 2020
379: Drafting League-Winning Players
16:20

How easy is it to find league-winning players in the later rounds of your fantasy football drafts? Where do league winners come from? What even is a league winner? JJ answers those questions on Episode 379.

Jun 01, 2020
378: Mailbag 5/29/20
16:53

Which tight ends should you target in the late rounds of your fantasy football drafts? Should you just get one early instead? Is Justin Jefferson the real deal? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

May 29, 2020
Rewind: 6 Points Per Touchdown Pass Leagues
14:33

Should your quarterback draft strategy change in leagues where you get six points per touchdown pass instead of four? JJ answers this question by bringing back an episode on the topic from last summer.

May 27, 2020
377: Evolving the Late-Round Quarterback Strategy
22:49

More and more fantasy managers are selecting quarterbacks late during their drafts. In turn, should we all be adjusting the way we view the position in fantasy football? Is an early-round quarterback approach now optimal? Should you take Lamar Jackson​? JJ answers those questions as he dives deep into his favorite fantasy football topic.

May 25, 2020
376: Mailbag 5/22/20
16:39

This week's mailbag episode features talk around Jonathan Taylor's Year 1 workload, Leonard Fournette​'s 2020 potential, Nick Chubb​'s value with Kevin Stefanski, and much more.

May 22, 2020
Rewind: Tight End Streaming
08:33

Streaming the tight end position in fantasy football seems like a decent idea in theory, but how easy is it to implement the strategy? On this week's Late-Round Podcast rewind, JJ brings back an episode on tight end streaming that helps answer that question.

May 20, 2020
375: Insights From Building Projections
23:40

After talking about building projections on last week's show, JJ thought it would be a good idea to explain some of the interesting things he saw when creating projections for the 2020 season. Can Chris Godwin​, Mike Evans​, and Rob Gronkowski​ all thrive in the same offense? Who's overvalued and undervalued across the league? JJ gets to all of that on Episode 375.

May 18, 2020
374: Mailbag 5/15/20
17:22

Is Chris Carson an undervalued fantasy football asset? Should we be ignoring early-round wide receivers? Who's this year's late-round quarterback to target? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

May 15, 2020
Rewind: Quarterback Streaming
14:39

​Can you effectively stream the quarterback position in fantasy football, or is quarterback streaming just a luck-based approach? JJ brings back an episode from last year on the logic behind using waiver wire quarterbacks in fantasy football.

May 13, 2020
373: Revisiting the Process of Building Projections
27:51

How do you make fantasy football projections? Where do you even start? On Episode 373, JJ brings on Sharp Football Analysis' Rich Hribar to talk about the process of building projections, and how you can start generating them right away.

May 11, 2020
372: Mailbag 5/8/20
14:46

How good was Ke'Shawn Vaughn's college profile? Is Zach Ertz​ a dynasty buy or sell? How should we project variance in fantasy football? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

May 08, 2020
Rewind: Superflex Strategy
26:27

In order to make the quarterback position more valuable in fantasy football, we're seeing more and more leagues shift to superflex formats. A couple of years ago, JJ talked through a study on this type of league structure, explaining how to properly value the quarterback position. That's the episode that's being brought back for this week's rewind.

May 06, 2020
371: Post-Draft Rookie Rankings
27:45

The NFL Draft is over, so JJ has revamped rookie rankings. Instead of just talking about player evaluation, though, Episode 371 dives deep into tiers and rookie draft strategy in order to help you walk away from your drafts feeling great about your dynasty squads.

May 04, 2020
370: Mailbag 5/1/20
17:25

Is Todd Gurley in store for an RB1 season? How should we evaluate rookie running backs in the short, medium and long term? Is N'Keal Harry a forgotten man? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

May 01, 2020
Rewind: Predictive Data
17:19

What types of numbers should fantasy footballers be focused on when evaluating players? Which type of data is most meaningful? Last year on The Late-Round Podcast, JJ sat down with FiveThirtyEight's Josh Hermsmeyer to help answer some of those questions.

Apr 29, 2020
369: Utilizing Front Office Decision-Making
20:19

There's so much information to take from the NFL Draft. Sure, we find out where certain players are going to start their careers, but we also get a glimpse of how teams are trying to build their rosters. And we can use the decisions that teams make during the draft to our fantasy football advantage. JJ explains how on Episode 369.

Apr 27, 2020
368: Mailbag 4/23/20
17:45

Rob Gronkowski​ is back in the league. What can we expect output-wise from him in 2020? Can Tom Brady adapt to Bruce Arians' offense? Is A.J. Brown overvalued? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 23, 2020
Rewind: The Importance of Draft Capital
16:39

With the NFL Draft about to kick off, JJ brings back an episode from last offseason on the importance of draft capital. In terms of potential fantasy football success, how vital is it for a wide receiver, running back, or tight end to be selected early in the NFL Draft? JJ digs into the numbers to help provide some answers.

Apr 22, 2020
367: Pre-Draft Rookie Rankings
21:27

With the NFL Draft kicking off this week, JJ talks through his favorite rookies in this year's class in order to get you ready for the big event.

Apr 20, 2020
366: Mailbag 4/17/20
16:59

Is Austin Ekeler overvalued right now in fantasy football? What about Joe Mixon? Kenyan Drake? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are analyzed on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 17, 2020
Rewind: Relying on the Waiver Wire
19:26

How easy is it to find reliable options on the waiver wire each year? JJ brings back an old episode of The Late-Round Podcast with guest Brandon Gdula, who talks about studies he's done that show how unpredictable the waiver wire is during the fantasy season.

Apr 15, 2020
365: A Deep Wide Receiver Class
40:45

This year's wide receiver draft class is being touted as one of the best we've seen in a while, but is it warranted? How good can it be? To help answer those questions, JJ sits down and talks with FootballGuys.com's Sigmund Bloom. Bloom goes over his process for evaluating wide receivers, and then the two dig into specific wideouts in this year's class.

Apr 13, 2020
364: Mailbag 4/10/20
15:19

Should we only care about predictive metrics in fantasy football? Which running back ranked outside the top 20 could finish in the top 5 this year? Is Alvin Kamara's positive touchdown regression being oversold? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 10, 2020
Rewind: Positional Value Is Not a Crock
12:46

On this week's Late-Round Podcast rewind, JJ reminds everyone that Dave Gettleman's famous quote about positional value being unimportant couldn't have been more wrong.

Apr 08, 2020
363: A Top-Heavy Running Back Class
22:23

How good is this year's running back class? JJ brings on Establish the Run's Evan Silva to answer that very basic question on Episode 363. Evan explains why running back skill is important, and then he digs into his favorite backs in this year's class.

Apr 06, 2020
362: Mailbag 4/3/20
13:53

Is Teddy Bridgewater​ a legitimate late-round quarterback option? What should fantasy managers do with Darrell Henderson​ in dynasty leagues? Should we be concerned about Odell Beckham​'s workload in Kevin Stefanski's offense? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Apr 03, 2020
Rewind: Prospecting Through Data
14:46

The NFL Draft is happening soon, which means fantasy football dynasty leaguers have rookies on their mind. Evaluating those prospects can be difficult, but it's less difficult when you've got numbers on your side. On this week's Late-Round Podcast rewind, JJ brings back an episode from last year where he talked to Anthony Amico about evaluating prospects through data.

Apr 01, 2020
361: Statistically Superior Quarterbacks in This Year's Draft
17:21

Which quarterbacks in this year's draft class look the best statistically? Is Joe Burrow the top passer in the class, or is there competition for that spot? JJ asks those questions -- and more -- to numberFire's Jim Sannes.

Mar 30, 2020
360: Mailbag 3/27/20
12:58

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about the Carolina Panthers​' offense with Robby Anderson​, explains how he uses (or doesn't use) efficiency to project future volume, gives a take on Kerryon Johnson​, and lots more.

Mar 27, 2020
Rewind: Diving Into Dynasty Leagues
20:52

Interested in dynasty fantasy football, but have no idea where to start? A couple of years ago, JJ brought on Dynasty League Football's Ryan McDowell to talk all things dynasty. Ryan explained some of the differences between redraft and dynasty, and then he shared tips and strategies to help make you a winning player.

Mar 25, 2020
359: Free Agency Fallout
23:09

Melvin Gordon is a Bronco? Tom Brady is a Buccaneer? DeAndre Hopkins is a Cardinal? What do all of the big offensive moves across the NFL over the last week mean for fantasy football?

Mar 23, 2020
358: Mailbag 3/20/20
13:48

What should we expect from Tom Brady now that he's a Buccaneer? How much does Austin Hooper's signing in Cleveland hurt their existing pass-catchers in fantasy football? How should fantasy managers handle "vacated targets"? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Mar 20, 2020
Rewind: Stop Handcuffing Running Backs
16:45

Handcuffing running backs is a common fantasy football draft strategy, but should it be? JJ brings back an episode from the archives to remind Late-Round Podcast listeners to not overrate the traditional running back handcuff.

Mar 17, 2020
357: Finding Meaning From the NFL Combine
13:39

Does the NFL combine actually matter for fantasy football? To help answer that very basic question, JJ brings Pro Football Focus' Kevin Cole onto the show to talk about his research on the topic.

Mar 16, 2020
356: Mailbag 3/13/20
13:33

Is Tyler Johnson a better prospect than Bryan Edwards? How should fantasy football managers handle trading up in rookie drafts? And how should you properly value NFL free agents before we know their landing spots? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.

Mar 13, 2020
355: Finding Wide Receiver Prospect Trends
40:45

This year's wide receiver draft class is a good one, which means it'll be super important to nail down who's overrated and underrated. To help you do that, JJ brought on DynastyLeagueFootball.com senior writer Peter Howard to talk through all things wide receiver. The two explain why prospecting with data is important, why Henry Ruggs is so polarizing, how to spot busts at the position, and so much more. 

Mar 09, 2020
354: Mailbag 3/6/20
20:10

This week's mailbag episode is filled with game theory talk. JJ explains why you can't just always trade studs for younger players in dynasty, why deeper leagues require more skill, why this year's quarterback shuffle probably doesn't matter a ton for fantasy football purposes, and much more.

Mar 06, 2020
353: NFL Combine Winners and Losers
13:38

Even though the numbers we get from NFL Scouting Combine aren't everything, they're still something. On Episode 353, JJ looks at how the wide receivers and running backs in this year's draft class performed in Indianapolis, explaining what it means for their potential as fantasy football contributors.

Mar 02, 2020
352: Mailbag 2/28/20
14:34

This week's mailbag show features fantasy football talk around Henry Ruggs, Josh Jacobs, Mecole Hardman, and lots more.

Feb 28, 2020
351: Running Back Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
12:59

Are there any production-related red flags among the top running backs in this year's class? How strong is the class overall? On Episode 351, JJ looks to answer those questions while digging into his running back prospect model.

Feb 24, 2020
350: Mailbag 2/21/20
13:20

What's the best way to value rookie picks? Is Kenyan Drake going to maintain his production into 2020? How important is film to JJ's prospect evaluation? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Feb 21, 2020
349: Wide Receiver Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
15:17

Generally speaking, the best wideouts in the NFL produced well in college. With that in mind, looking at this year's wide receiver draft class, which players have studly production profiles? JJ analyzes that question while revealing the inputs that go into his wide receiver prospect model.

Feb 17, 2020
348: Mailbag 2/14/20
13:05

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ gives some trade advice, analyzes DeVante Parker's dynasty situation, talks about a handful of running backs, and much more.

Feb 14, 2020
347: Sell Candidates
22:25

Last week, JJ looked at a handful of players to buy in your dynasty leagues. On this episode, he pinpoints eight players you should be looking to sell.

Feb 11, 2020
346: Mailbag 2/7/20
13:50

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ analyzes Cooper Kupp's 2019 splits, provides a couple of surprising running back names who could see more competition next season, digs into some wide receiver prospect theory, and much more.

Feb 07, 2020
345: Buy Candidates
19:51

Who should you be targeting in dynasty trades this offseason? JJ examines a handful of names on Episode 345, including some surprises at wide receiver.

Feb 04, 2020
344: Mailbag 1/31/20
12:10

Is the Zero RB strategy dying in fantasy football? Which 2020 prospects stood out in JJ's prospect model? Should Austin Ekeler be a first-round pick next season? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Jan 31, 2020
343: Bailing on Unproductive Rookies
13:14

If a wide receiver or running back underachieves as a rookie, is it an opportunity to buy in fantasy football dynasty leagues? Or should you be looking to get anything you can get for that player? JJ examines this issue on Episode 343 of The Late-Round Podcast.

Jan 27, 2020
342: Mailbag 1/24/20
18:31

On this week's mailbag show, JJ rants about the conversation around football analytics, talks about the late-round quarterback strategy, digs into N'Keal Harry's career potential, and much more.

Jan 24, 2020
341: Analyzing 2019's Biggest Hits
18:26

Last week, JJ walked through his biggest misses, analyzing his process on why his advice wasn't sound. He looks at his hits on Episode 341, which include Lamar Jackson, Dalvin Cook, and more.

Jan 20, 2020
340: Analyzing 2019's Biggest Misses
27:21

Shockingly, fantasy football analysts don't get everything right. On Episode 340, JJ talks about his biggest misses of the 2019 season to see where his process-related flaws were. Most importantly, he analyzes how to fix those mistakes for next season.

Jan 13, 2020
339: Mailbag 1/10/20
17:16

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks more about Lamar Jackson, provides some interesting stats from the 2019 season, explains why there's a disconnect between draft analysts and teams, and much more.

Jan 10, 2020
338: The Death of the Elite Wide Receiver
12:52

Are elite wide receivers fading in fantasy football? JJ looks at trends from the last decade to see if the way we view wide receivers in fantasy football should change.

Jan 06, 2020
337: Mailbag 1/3/20
14:51

This week's mailbag show features talk around Lamar Jackson's potential in 2020, the ideal fantasy football format, players who underperformed and overperformed in the touchdown column this season, and lots more.

Jan 03, 2020
336: Prepping for Fantasy Football Playoff Contests
11:09

If you're playing playoff fantasy football, Episode 336 is for you. JJ dissects this year's tournament, providing strategy and picks for your contests.

Dec 30, 2019
335: Mailbag 12/20/19
11:52

JJ says goodbye to the 2019 season by talking about the influence of luck in fantasy football, Lamar Jackson's passing regression, 2020 rankings, and lots more.

Dec 20, 2019
334: Week 16 Matchups
14:11

On the final matchups show of the season, JJ explains why he's high on Dak Prescott, why he's nervous about Breshad Perriman, why the Atlanta Falcons could be a low-key streaming option this week, and much more.

Dec 19, 2019
333: 10 Trends for Week 16
07:41

On this week's 10 Trends episode, JJ looks at Michael Thomas' outrageous pace, DJ Moore's sneaky-good season, Ryan Fitzpatrick's undervalued production, and much more.

Dec 18, 2019
332: 15 Transactions for Week 16
13:13

It's fantasy football championship week. You made it this far, but are there any players sitting on your waiver wire who could help you win it all? JJ gives a handful of options on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Dec 17, 2019
331: Mailbag 12/13/19
12:01

Should your start-sit process change during the fantasy football playoffs? Outside of Chris Godwin and Julio Jones, are there any reliable receivers to play this week on the Bucs or Falcons? Who's next year's DJ Chark going to be? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Dec 13, 2019
330: Week 15 Matchups
13:22

On this week's matchups show, JJ talks about Dak Prescott, Russell Wilson, Patrick Laird, John Brown, some streaming defenses, and lots more.

Dec 12, 2019
329: 10 Trends for Week 15
08:20

What's going on with Cooper Kupp? Is Russell Wilson a weekly must start quarterback? Can you play Devin Singletary against the Steelers? JJ analyzes each of those questions on this week's 10 Trends show.

Dec 11, 2019
328: 15 Transactions for Week 15
14:00

Is Josh Allen droppable? What about Tevin Coleman? Brandin Cooks? JJ talks about those players -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Dec 10, 2019
327: Mailbag 12/6/19
11:12

Can you trust Josh Allen in the fantasy football playoffs? Should you approach your start-sit decisions differently with so much on the line this week? Are there must-haves on the waiver wire for teams sitting pretty with a bye? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.

Dec 06, 2019
326: Week 14 Matchups
13:30

The fantasy football playoffs are starting, which means your start-sit decisions are even more important than usual. On this week's matchups show, JJ helps you out, providing a handful of players he's higher and lower on this week versus the consensus.

Dec 05, 2019
325: 10 Trends for Week 14
08:30

This week's 10 Trends show features talk around Jared Goff, the Denver backfield, DeVante Parker, and lots more.

Dec 04, 2019
324: 15 Transactions for Week 14
15:40

On this week's 15 Transactions show, JJ talks about a few quarterbacks who could help you win fantasy championships, a running back who might benefit big time from a pair of injuries, a defensive streamer for Week 14, and lots more.

Dec 03, 2019
323: Week 13 Matchups
14:28

Can you trust Deshaun Watson against the Patriots this week? Is Jared Goff playable at this point? Who are some deeper wide receiver plays that you can grab off your waiver wire and start? JJ answers those questions -- and lots more -- on this week's matchups show.

Nov 27, 2019
322: 10 Trends for Week 13
08:14

This week's 10 Trends episode features talk around the Rams' offense, Aaron Jones, DeAndre Hopkins, Jared Cook, and more.

Nov 27, 2019
321: 15 Transactions for Week 13
15:28

On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ focuses a little more on the waiver wire, giving a handful of players to add not just for this week, but for the fantasy football playoffs as well.

Nov 26, 2019
320: Mailbag 11/22/19
13:42

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why he's hesitant to say that Todd Gurley is officially back to his old form, looks at one low-rostered running back who may be able to help in the fantasy football playoffs, talks a little more about Patrick Mahomes' touchdown rate, and lots more.

Nov 22, 2019
319: Week 12 Matchups
14:42

Can you trust Dak Prescott this week against the New England defense? What about Aaron Rodgers versus San Francisco? JJ talks about those situations -- and tons more -- on this week's matchups show.

Nov 21, 2019
318: 10 Trends for Week 12
09:49

Are the Falcons a matchup to avoid in fantasy football now? That -- and nine other things -- is talked about on this week's 10 Trends show.

Nov 20, 2019
317: 15 Transactions for Week 12
16:47

This week's 15 Transactions show features talk around Odell Beckham, Saquon Barkley, Josh Allen, Jameis Winston, and more.

Nov 19, 2019
316: Mailbag 11/15/19
12:49

Which underperforming players can help you in the fantasy football playoffs? Should fantasy managers be worried about Saquon Barkley? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.

Nov 15, 2019
315: Week 11 Matchups
14:49

Can you trust Jared Goff in fantasy football anymore? Is Brian Hill a strong play with Devonta Freeman sidelined? What should fantasy managers do about Larry Fitzgerald? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's matchups show.

Nov 14, 2019
314: 10 Trends for Week 11
07:47

On this week's 10 Trends show, JJ examines the impact Minkah Fitzpatrick has had on the Steelers, DeAndre Hopkins' value with Will Fuller healthy and active, a positional group that's seen its stock rise, and much more.

Nov 13, 2019
313: 15 Transactions for Week 11
19:09

Is Derrick Henry bound to have a big second half of the season? What should fantasy football managers do with Odell Beckham? JJ answers those questions while providing a handful of useful moves you can make to improve your fantasy roster entering Week 11.

Nov 12, 2019
312: Mailbag 11/8/19
15:50

JJ looks into defenses to target for the fantasy football playoffs, the difference between regression candidates and true outliers, why target share is an important metric, and much more on this week's mailbag show.

Nov 08, 2019
311: Week 10 Matchups
15:13

Can you trust Jared Goff this week? What about Ronald Jones? Joe Mixon? JJ analyzes their situations -- and tons more -- on this week's matchups show.

Nov 07, 2019
310: 10 Trends for Week 10
08:01

This week's 10 Trends show features talk around Dallas Geodert, Devin Singletary, DeAndre Hopkins, and more. Lots more.

Nov 06, 2019
309: 15 Transactions for Week 10
15:47

On this week's 15 Transactions show, JJ talks about Ronald Jones, Jamaal Williams, Davante Adams, and more.

Nov 05, 2019
308: Mailbag 11/1/19
13:25

JJ talks about Leonard Fournette's positive touchdown regression, trading, JuJu Smith-Schuster's rest-of-season outlook, and more on this week's mailbag episode.

Nov 01, 2019
307: Week 9 Matchups
14:40

Is Sam Darnold a viable option this week? What about Royce Freeman? Will David Montgomery give us another strong performance in Week 9? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's matchups show.

Oct 31, 2019
306: 10 Trends for Week 9
06:55

On this week's 10 Trends show, JJ analyzes Philadelphia's tight end usage, the Patriots' continued domination, Derrick Henry's receiving usage, and more.

Oct 30, 2019
305: 15 Transactions for Week 9
16:20

Can the New England Patriots defense really keep up their current pace? Is David Montgomery a clear-cut sell candidate after a big performance? What about Joe Mixon? JJ gets to those questions -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions show.

Oct 29, 2019
304: Mailbag 10/25/19
15:49

Should you bench Odell Beckham this week? Is David Montgomery droppable? How do you correctly pronounce "FAAB"? Those important questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Oct 25, 2019
303: Week 8 Matchups
12:39

This week's matchups show features analysis on Ryan Tannehill, Jacoby Brissett, Derrick Henry, Keke Coutee, and a ton of other players.

Oct 24, 2019
302: 10 Trends for Week 8
07:10

On this week's 10 Trends show, JJ talks about Alshon Jeffery, Mohamed Sanu, the Atlanta Falcons defense, and much more.

Oct 23, 2019
301: 15 Transactions for Week 8
18:53

Is Todd Gurley a buy or a sell? Can you now trust Corey Davis with Ryan Tannehill as his quarterback? Should Kenny Golladay managers be worried? JJ answers those questions -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Oct 22, 2019
300: Mailbag 10/18/19
13:27

How should we be valuing Aaron Jones and Austin Ekeler right now in our fantasy football leagues? What about Darren Waller and Hunter Henry? Is now the time to sell the Patriots defense? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Oct 18, 2019
299: Week 7 Matchups
12:41

Can you trust Jared Goff in Week 7 after his awful Week 6 performance? What about his receivers, specifically Brandin Cooks? Could this be Royce Freeman's week to finally find the end zone? JJ examines those questions and digs into a ton of other situations on this week's matchups show.

Oct 17, 2019
298: 10 Trends for Week 7
08:01

On this week's 10 Trends show, JJ talks about the Cleveland passing attack, a tight end who could provide some upside for tight end-needy teams, Robby Anderson, and much more.

Oct 16, 2019
297: 15 Transactions for Week 7
16:02

This week's 15 Transactions show features talk around DeAndre Hopkins, Terry McLaurin, the Cleveland passing attack, and much more.

Oct 15, 2019
296: Mailbag 10/11/19
13:59

JJ opens up this week's mailbag episode with some talk around how a player's name and history may be hurting the way you make decisions for your fantasy football team. After, he digs into topics like the San Francisco backfield, Aaron Jones, Le'Veon Bell, and more.

Oct 11, 2019
295: Week 6 Matchups
13:36

On this week's matchups episode, JJ explains his love for Kyler Murray, saves Kenyan Drake truthers, provides some deeper options that wide receiver-needy teams can start, and much more.

Oct 10, 2019
294: 10 Trends for Week 6
09:12

This week's 10 Trends episode features talk around Lamar Jackson, the Atlanta Falcons defense, Michael Gallup, Todd Gurley, and more.

Oct 09, 2019
293: 15 Transactions for Week 6
17:31

Is Kyler Murray flying under the radar in fantasy football? What should you do with Austin Ekeler? How flukey was Will Fuller's performance on Sunday? JJ talks about each of these questions -- and plenty more -- on this week's 15 Transactions show.

Oct 08, 2019
292: Mailbag 10/4/19
12:49

This week's mailbag show features talk around touchdown regression, Leonard Fournette, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Tampa Bay's wide receivers, and much more.

Oct 04, 2019
291: Week 5 Matchups
14:14

Can you really trust Andy Dalton in fantasy football this week after a pitiful performance on Monday night? Are we bound to see a Will Fuller turnaround? Will Jordan Howard keep things going? JJ answers those questions while looking at a ton of other player situations on this week's matchups show.

Oct 03, 2019
290: 10 Trends for Week 5
07:49

This week's 10 Trends episode features talk around Devonta Freeman, Sony Michel, TY Hilton, and plenty more.

Oct 02, 2019
289: 15 Transactions for Week 5
16:04

Should fantasy managers be worried about DeAndre Hopkins and Odell Beckham? Is now the time to trade away James Conner? What about Jordan Howard? All of that -- and more -- is answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Oct 01, 2019
288: Mailbag 9/27/19
14:31

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why leagues should stop vetoing trades, looks at James Conner's rest-of-season fantasy football potential, digs into the new-look Chargers backfield with Melvin Gordon back in the mix, and lots more.

Sep 27, 2019
287: Week 4 Matchups
15:28

Can you trust Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield this week? What about Adrian Peterson? Is Marquez Valdes-Scantling​ a must start? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's matchups show.

Sep 26, 2019
286: 10 Trends for Week 4
08:50

This week's 10 Trends episode features talk around the Rams' running back receiving usage, the Denver Broncos offense, Darren Waller's hot start, and much more.

Sep 25, 2019
285: 15 Transactions for Week 4
16:41

After another touchdown in Week 3, is Derrick Henry a sell candidate? What should fantasy football managers do about Davante Adams? How about Devonta Freeman? JJ analyzes those player situations -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions show.

Sep 24, 2019
284: Mailbag 9/20/19
13:38

Should you be holding or selling Austin Ekeler in fantasy football? What's the proper way to manage your fantasy team's bench? Is Devonta Freeman doomed? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag show.

Sep 20, 2019
283: Week 3 Matchups
14:21

If Cam Newton sits, should you still play DJ Moore and Curtis Samuel this week? Is Carson Wentz a reliable option? What about Devonta Freeman? On this week's matchups show, JJ gets to each of those items and more.

Sep 19, 2019
282: 10 Trends for Week 3
09:06

This week's 10 Trends episode features stats about Pittsburgh's inability to cover slot receivers, Leonard Fournette's usage, Miami's low-volume offense, and lots more.

Sep 18, 2019
281: 15 Transactions for Week 3
16:41

​Should you already be looking to sell Josh Jacobs? Is Kerryon Johnson in trouble? What about Sony Michel? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.

Sep 17, 2019
280: Mailbag 9/13/19
16:11

This week's mailbag episode has a couple of rants, and it features talk around Lamar Jackson, Sony Michel, and Aaron Rodgers, among other players.

Sep 13, 2019
279: Week 2 Matchups
14:12

On this week's matchups show, JJ explains why he loves Tyler Lockett this week, why he's into LeSean McCoy, and why you're better off avoiding the Denver backfield. And much more, of course.

Sep 12, 2019
278: 10 Trends for Week 2
09:24

Is Devin Singletary on the verge of a breakout? Should fantasy managers panic about James Conner? Those things -- and plenty more -- are talked about on this week's 10 Trends episode.

Sep 11, 2019
277: 15 Transactions for Week 2
17:51

On this week's 15 Transactions show, JJ looks at a pair of rookie running backs, the Steelers offense, some higher-profile wide receivers to buy, and lots more.

Sep 10, 2019
276: Mailbag 9/6/19
14:22

On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks through how he's valuing the Kansas City backfield now that LeSean McCoy is there, provides his favorite lower-valued tight end breakout candidate, explains the lack of value in depth charts, and much more.

Sep 06, 2019
275: Week 1 Matchups
16:04

It's the first start-sit episode of the season, and JJ brings some fire. Listen in to find out why he likes the Detroit passing attack this week, why TY Hilton could be in store for a down performance, and why there's some sleeper potential in Jacksonville.

Sep 05, 2019
274: 10 Trends for Week 1
10:26

This week's 10 Trends episode feature facts about JuJu Smith-Schuster's slot usage, the Seattle passing attack, pass-catching running backs, and more.

Sep 04, 2019
273: 15 Transactions for Week 1
20:41

On the first 15 Transactions episode of the season, JJ provides a couple of wide receivers to add off your waiver wire, explains why he's not all-in on Devin Singletary, shows some love for Lamar Jackson, and much more.

Sep 03, 2019
272: Mailbag 8/29/19
14:57

What's the fantasy football outlook for T.Y. Hilton and Marlon Mack now that Andrew Luck's retired? Should we be worried about the Arizona Cardinals offense? Is Duke Johnson a fifth-round pick? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.

Aug 29, 2019
271: Bold Predictions
17:28

With real, meaningful football about to begin, JJ shares 10 bold predictions for the 2019 fantasy football season.

Aug 26, 2019
270: Mailbag 8/22/19
17:33
Should you try to draft an entire backfield when putting together your fantasy football squad? How should you approach drafts where you need to select a ton of flex spots in your lineup? Which offenses are worth avoiding this season? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Aug 22, 2019
269: Risers and Fallers
16:17
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.
Aug 20, 2019
268: Mailbag 8/15/19
17:46
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.
Aug 15, 2019
267: Players to Avoid
28:50
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.
Aug 13, 2019
266: Mailbag 8/9/19
17:55
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.
Aug 09, 2019
265: Players to Target
26:11
JJ talks through 10 of his favorite fantasy football values this season, providing lots of detail and evidence as to why he's targeting those players.
Aug 05, 2019
264: Mailbag 8/2/19
15:55
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.
Aug 02, 2019
263: Early-Season Schedule Analysis
10:19
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.
Jul 30, 2019
262: Mailbag 7/25/19
19:03
JJ talks through Melvin Gordon's holdout and what it means for fantasy football, examines Jared Cook's average draft position, gives a Daniel Jones take, and much more on this week's mailbag episode.
Jul 25, 2019
261: 2019 Tight End Strategy
25:13
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.
Jul 22, 2019
260: Mailbag 7/19/19
16:33
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.
Jul 19, 2019
259: Tight End Streaming
10:08
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.
Jul 16, 2019
258: Mailbag 7/12/19
17:46
This week's mailbag show features some JuJu Smith-Schuster love, the reasoning behind JJ's Aaron Rodgers pick in the Scott Fish Bowl, some talk around building projections, and more.
Jul 12, 2019
257: Spotting 2019 Breakout Candidates
12:09
What's the best way to spot a breakout running back and wide receiver? Who are the candidates to far exceed their average draft position here in 2019?​ JJ examines those questions in Episode 257.
Jul 09, 2019
256: Positive Regression Candidates
12:33
Which players were unlucky statistically last year? Who's set to rebound in fantasy football this season? JJ examines a list of positive regression candidates.
Jul 02, 2019
255: Mailbag 6/28/19
15:32
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.
Jun 28, 2019
254: Negative Regression Candidates
20:06
Which players overperformed statistically in 2018? And how can you use that knowledge to help with your 2019 fantasy football drafts? JJ examines those questions in Episode 254.
Jun 25, 2019
253: Mailbag 6/20/19
14:18
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.
Jun 20, 2019
252: Team-Level Regression
12:44
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.
Jun 18, 2019
251: Mailbag 6/14/19
15:55
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.​
Jun 14, 2019
250: 6 Points Per Touchdown Pass Leagues
13:38
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.
Jun 11, 2019
249: Mailbag 6/7/19
18:54
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.
Jun 07, 2019
248: Quarterback Streaming
14:02
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.
Jun 04, 2019
247: Mailbag 5/31/19
15:50
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.
May 31, 2019
246: Insights From Building Projections
20:47
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.
May 27, 2019
245: Yards Created
19:12
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.
May 21, 2019
244: Mailbag 5/17/19
16:08
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.
May 17, 2019
243: The Importance of Draft Capital
17:24
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.
May 13, 2019
242: Post-Draft Rookie Rankings
22:03
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.
May 07, 2019
241: Mailbag 5/3/19
15:29
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.
May 03, 2019
240: Utilizing Front Office Decision Making
18:02
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.
Apr 29, 2019
239: Mailbag 4/25/19
15:43
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.
Apr 25, 2019
238: Pre-Draft Rookie Rankings
18:17
With the NFL Draft just days away, JJ reveals his favorite wide receivers and running backs in this year's class.
Apr 23, 2019
237: Mailbag 4/17/19
13:29
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.
Apr 17, 2019
236: An Intriguing Wide Receiver Class
37:51
​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.
Apr 15, 2019
235: Mailbag 4/12/19
12:09
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.
Apr 12, 2019
234: A Low-Ceiling Running Back Class
21:41
Are there any impact players at running back in this year's draft class? JJ brings on numberFire's Brandon Gdula to answer this question and discuss the group of incoming rookie backs.
Apr 09, 2019
233: Mailbag 4/5/19
16:07
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.
Apr 05, 2019
232: Statistically Superior Quarterbacks in This Year's Draft
15:38
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.
Apr 02, 2019
231: Mailbag 3/28/19
13:14
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.
Mar 28, 2019
230: Scouting Through Data
22:26
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.
Mar 25, 2019
229: Mailbag 3/22/19
14:06
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.
Mar 22, 2019
228: Free Agency's Impact on Fantasy Football
25:16
A ton of players changed teams over the last week in the NFL, but what does it all mean? On Episode 228, JJ analyzes all the relevant moves, breaking down the impact they'll have in fantasy football.
Mar 19, 2019
227: Mailbag 3/15/19
13:30
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.
Mar 15, 2019
226: Predictive Data
18:20
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.
Mar 11, 2019
225: Mailbag 3/7/19
14:02
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.
Mar 07, 2019
224: NFL Combine Winners and Losers
22:48
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.
Mar 04, 2019
223: Mailbag 3/1/19
13:30
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.
Mar 01, 2019
222: Wide Receiver Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
18:29
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.
Feb 26, 2019
221: Mailbag 2/22/19
10:53
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.
Feb 22, 2019
220: Running Back Prospects Who Produced Like Studs
17:27
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.
Feb 20, 2019
219: Mailbag 2/15/19
13:57
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at the impact Kareem Hunt made within the Kansas City offense, explains the biggest fantasy football winner on the Steelers if Antonio Brown is traded, talks through Julio Jones and Courtland Sutton's dynasty value, and much more.
Feb 15, 2019
218: The Value of Offensive Situation
12:13
How important is offensive situation for your fantasy football assets? Can we accurately predict which offenses are going to be strong entering a season? JJ analyzes offensive situation on Episode 218.
Feb 12, 2019
217: Mailbag 2/8/19
13:44
Why and how did the Rams​ lose the Super Bowl? How should fantasy managers view Jerick McKinnon​ and Robert Woods​ in dynasty formats? Is Julian Edelman​ really Hall of Fame worthy? (He's not.) Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Feb 08, 2019
216: Sell Candidates
21:07
Last week, JJ talked through nine players he's looking to buy in dynasty leagues this offseason. This week, he's giving eight players that he's selling.
Feb 05, 2019
215: Mailbag 2/1/19
14:58
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why The Late-Round Podcast is structured the way it's structured, digs into the role of college production in evaluating NFL wide receivers and running backs, talks about Tevin Coleman's dynasty value, and tons more.
Feb 01, 2019
214: Buy Candidates
17:27
​As we enter the NFL offseason, which players should you be targeting in trades in your dynasty leagues? On Episode 214, JJ provides nine guys he's looking to buy.
Jan 30, 2019
213: Mailbag 1/25/19
13:22
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about the importance of Tom Brady in New England's run-heavy playoff offense, gives his early pick for the late-round quarterback to target in 2019, explains why he's still not into Ronald Jones, and much more.
Jan 25, 2019
212: Analyzing 2018's Biggest Hits
16:50
Last week, JJ walked through some of his biggest misses in an attempt to find some learnings to carry through to the 2019 season and beyond. On Episode 212 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at his biggest hits and explains what led him to making the correct calls.
Jan 21, 2019
211: Going for Two Late in Games
09:39
Last weekend, the Cowboys scored a late-game touchdown, giving their contest against the Rams a 30 to 21 score. The team then opted to kick an extra point in order to keep the game within a score. But as JJ explains on this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, that wasn't necessarily the right choice.
Jan 16, 2019
210: Analyzing 2018's Biggest Misses
14:52
​You won't become a better fantasy football player without analyzing why some of your predictions went wrong. On Episode 210, JJ analyzes some of his worst misses of the season and talks through whether or not the process for those picks was wrong or not.
Jan 15, 2019
209: Mailbag 1/11/19
11:12
Should NFL teams be hiring only offensive-minded head coaches? Given the Kliff Kingsbury hire, should you want Melvin Gordon or David Johnson over the next couple of years in fantasy football? How do you find the next big thing at wide receiver and running back? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jan 11, 2019
208: Passing Distribution Is Changing Fantasy Football
11:00
Offenses in the NFL are constantly changing. And as fantasy football managers, we need to understand the impact of these changes. On Episode 208 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at how one thing in particular -- how teams are distributing their passes -- is altering the game we all love to play.
Jan 08, 2019
207: Mailbag 1/4/19
16:01
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ rants about the Steelers' 2018 season and explains why Le'Veon Bell's absence wasn't close to the reason they failed to make the playoffs. He then answers a handful of fantasy football-related questions.
Jan 04, 2019
206: Prepping for Fantasy Football Playoff Contests
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Looking forward to your fantasy football playoff contests? Before you set or draft your lineups, make sure you listen to JJ's high-level look at what to expect at the team level. It can make or break your postseason.
Jan 02, 2019
Offseason Update
01:49
What should you -- a Late-Round Podcast listener -- expect from JJ and the podcast this offseason?
Dec 27, 2018
205: Mailbag 12/21/18
13:35
On this week's mailbag show, JJ talks about whether you should change your fantasy football league setup to decrease the luck factor. He then digs into Kansas City's backfield situation, provides his pick for the safest defense for Week 16, and answers lots of lineup-related questions.
Dec 21, 2018
204: Week 16 Matchups
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Can you trust Jared Goff in your fantasy football championship? Is there a waiver wire quarterback being overlooked this week? Which typical starting running back and wide receivers should you feel extra confident in? Those questions are answered on this week's matchups show.
Dec 20, 2018
203: 15 Transactions for Week 16
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In the last 15 Transactions episode of the season, JJ looks at a handful of running backs you can add off the waiver wire, defenses you can stream for Week 16, and a couple of usually-dependable players you can drop.
Dec 18, 2018
202: Mailbag 12/14/18
12:52
JJ opens up this week's mailbag episode with a way to hack your fantasy league (it's legal), and then he answers questions about the Tennessee Titans backfield, playoff tiebreakers, Week 16 streaming options, and much more.
Dec 14, 2018
201: Week 15 Matchups
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Can you trust Kirk Cousins after his poor Week 14 performance? Is Baker Mayfield a start-worthy player on the road against Denver? Which waiver wire-type running backs can you plug and play this week? Those questions -- and loads more -- are answered on this week's matchup show.
Dec 13, 2018
200: 15 Transactions for Week 15
12:50
Is DaeSean Hamilton the Denver wideout to target through the rest of the fantasy football playoffs? What should fantasy managers do with Adrian Peterson? How about Devin Funchess? Those questions are tackled on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Dec 11, 2018
199: Mailbag 12/7/18
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On this week's mailbag episode, JJ explains why Patrick Mahomes may be worth of an early(ish)-round fantasy football selection next year. He then provides a handful of defenses to target in your Week 15 and 16 fantasy matchups, explains how Russell Wilson is breaking math, and lots more.
Dec 07, 2018
198: Week 14 Matchups
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Can you trust Jared Goff in Chicago this week? What about Spencer Ware against the Baltimore defense? Which Steelers running back should you play, and how confident should you be that he'll produce? Those questions -- and loads more -- are answered on this week's matchups show.
Dec 06, 2018
197: 15 Transactions for Week 14
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With the fantasy football playoffs here, JJ takes a look at adds, drops, and holds for the remaining three weeks of the fantasy season. On this week's show, you'll get a handful of running backs to add off the waiver wire, a top quarterback streamer, some defensive picks for your championship run, and more.
Dec 04, 2018
196: Mailbag 11/30/18
12:49
Should fantasy football managers be allowed to lose on purpose in order to dictate playoff seeding? Are the Bears a reliable defensive option against the Rams in Week 14? Is James White doomed with Rex Burkhead returning? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Nov 30, 2018
195: Week 13 Matchups
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Will Baker Mayfield continue his hot streak? Can you trust Tom Brady in a tough matchup? What about Adrian Peterson? Those players -- and tons more -- are talked about on this week's matchups episode.
Nov 29, 2018
194: 15 Transactions for Week 13
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Melvin Gordon is injured, Jarvis Landry hasn't done a thing in good matchups, and Courtland Sutton hasn't been usable in fantasy football since Demaryius Thomas left town. What now? JJ looks at these situations and many more on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Nov 27, 2018
193: Week 12 Matchups
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Can you trust Adrian Peterson without Alex Smith? Is Deshaun Watson overvalued in fantasy football? Which wide receivers can you find off the waiver wire this week and potentially start? Those questions are answered -- and more advice is given -- on this week's matchups show.
Nov 21, 2018
192: 15 Transactions for Week 12
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On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ looks at a pair of quarterback and tight end streamers, a buy-low running back with a great playoff schedule, a sell-high veteran wide receiver, and lots more.
Nov 20, 2018
191: Mailbag 11/16/18
15:31
This week's mailbag episode features a rant about Le'Veon Bell's value, a list of passing attacks to target for the fantasy football playoffs, Emmanuel Sanders' worth down the stretch, and lots more.
Nov 16, 2018
190: Week 11 Matchups
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Is Aaron Rodgers a risky play in Week 11? What about Marlon Mack? Can Amari Cooper keep it going against Atlanta? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's matchups episode.
Nov 15, 2018
189: 15 Transactions for Week 11
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On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ gives you a pair of quarterbacks you can buy for the fantasy football playoffs, ​provides streaming options for Week 11, talks through the potentially new-look Baltimore offense, and so much more.
Nov 13, 2018
188: Mailbag 11/9/18
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On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks ahead to the fantasy football playoffs and gives some defensive recommendations, explains why he's not necessarily buying Alex Collins despite a good schedule down the stretch, gives a quick thought on James White with Sony Michel returning, and much more.
Nov 09, 2018
187: Week 10 Matchups
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Which quarterback streamers are reasonable options in Week 10? Can you trust Adrian Peterson with Washington's offensive line injuries? Is Josh Gordon a must start? JJ gets to all of these questions -- and plenty more -- on this week's matchups episode.
Nov 08, 2018
186: 15 Transactions for Week 10
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On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ looks at a few wide receivers who can help you in the fantasy football playoffs. He also digs in and provides a handful of waiver wide adds, and explains why you should be dropping a semi-popular fantasy quarterback.
Nov 06, 2018
185: Mailbag 11/2/18
10:47
Is there ever a time to veto trades in fantasy football? What should fantasy managers do with James Conner? Is Michael Thomas going to bounce back? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Nov 02, 2018
184: Week 9 Matchups
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On this week's matchups episode, JJ explains why he likes the Saints' passing attack, looks at some streaming options, provides some deeper plays at wide receiver and running back, and more.
Nov 01, 2018
183: 15 Transactions for Week 9
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On this week's 15 Transactions podcast, JJ examines the Houston Texans' passing attack without Will Fuller, explains why Aaron Jones could be a fantasy football beast, gives a wide receiver to target for a playoff run, and much more.
Oct 30, 2018
182: Mailbag 10/26/18
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On this week's mailbag episode, JJ goes on a little rant about the two-point conversion conversation, looks at ways to decrease schedule variance in fantasy football, explains why Matthew Stafford's pass attempts have been down, and much more.
Oct 26, 2018
181: Week 8 Matchups
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Should fantasy football managers avoid using Matthew Stafford given the Seahawks have allowed so few points to opposing quarterbacks? Is Deshaun Watson a plug-and-play option moving forward? Can Marlon Mack repeat his Week 7 performance? Those questions are answered on this week's matchups episode.
Oct 25, 2018
180: 15 Transactions for Week 8
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After his big Week 7 performance, is Kerryon Johnson a sell candidate? What should fantasy football managers do now that David Johnson has a new offensive coordinator? Is Andy Dalton droppable? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's podcast.
Oct 23, 2018
179: Mailbag 10/19/18
12:16
After a quick rant about trades, JJ looks at teams with favorable fantasy football playoff schedules, explains why folks shouldn't be worried about Mike Evans' connection with Jameis Winston, digs into Jalen Richard's upside with the potentially big Marshawn Lynch injury, and lots more.
Oct 19, 2018
178: Week 7 Matchups
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On Week 7's matchup show, JJ looks at a trio of QB2s in plus matchups, explains why Marlon Mack could be in store for a strong outing, provides a couple of wide receiver sleepers, and much more.
Oct 18, 2018
177: 15 Transactions for Week 7
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With Mark Ingram back, is it time to sell Alvin Kamara? Should you be worried about Will Fuller? What about Jarvis Landry? Those questions are all answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Oct 16, 2018
176: Mailbag 10/12/18
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Why aren't the Green Bay Packers​ using Aaron Jones more? Is Alvin Kamara​ a sell candidate? What about Drew Brees​? Those questions -- and lots more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Oct 12, 2018
175: Week 6 Matchups
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Can you trust Jameis Winston​ in his first start of the season? Is one of his receivers being overlooked this week? Can you throw LeSean McCoy​ in your lineup? We've got those questions, streamers, sleepers, and more on this week's matchups episode.
Oct 11, 2018
174: 15 Transactions for Week 6
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On this week's 15 Transactions episode, JJ analyzes David Johnson's situation, wonders if we'll ever see Russell Wilson's 2017 form, gives a pair of passing attacks to target in trades, and much more.
Oct 09, 2018
173: Mailbag 10/5/18
12:31
Has the Zero RB draft strategy been an obvious success in fantasy football this year? What should fantasy football owners do with Dalvin Cook? What about Carlos Hyde? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Oct 05, 2018
172: Week 5 Matchups
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​On this week's matchups episode, JJ talks about quarterback and tight end streamers, a couple of RB2s who may be overrated, a sleeper wide receivers, and so much more.
Oct 04, 2018
171: 15 Transactions for Week 5
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Should fantasy football managers be worried about Alex Collins' usage? Can Calvin Ridley keep up his pace? Is Corey Davis for real? Get those answers -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Oct 02, 2018
170: Mailbag 9/28/18
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​On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at Sony Michel​'s value without Rex Burkhead​, whether or not Amari Cooper​ can turn things around, and lots more.
Sep 28, 2018
169: Week 4 Matchups
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Is Ryan Fitzpatrick a must start in Week 4, or is the magic about to end? How good of a play is Sony Michel now that Rex Burkhead is on Injured Reserve? Can you trust Amari Cooper? Those questions -- and tons more -- are answered on this week's matchups show.
Sep 27, 2018
168: 15 Transactions for Week 4
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Should Kareem Hunt owners be worried about his usage? Is Baker Mayfield the clear-cut quarterback add of the week? Can Adrian Peterson keep this up? That -- and more -- is covered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Sep 25, 2018
167: Mailbag 9/21/18
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Why are fantasy football owners so bad at trading? On this week's mailbag episode, JJ digs into that topic, all while providing analysis on players like Kareem Hunt, Alex Collins, Jordan Howard, and more.
Sep 21, 2018
166: Week 3 Matchups
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Is Rex Burkhead​ trustworthy in fantasy football? What about Kenny Stills​? Should you be playing Russell Wilson​ each week? Those questions are analyzed on this week's matchups episode.
Sep 20, 2018
165: 15 Transactions for Week 3
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David Johnson​ has gotten off to a rough start in fantasy football. Given his talent, is it time to buy low? What should fantasy football owners be doing with the Green Bay Packers​ backfield? Is Eric Ebron​ the tight end you want in Indianapolis? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.
Sep 18, 2018
164: Mailbag 9/14/18
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On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at Kenny Golladay's fantasy football worth versus Marvin Jones', how to value Rex Burkhead, Phillip Lindsay's potential in 2018, and loads more.
Sep 14, 2018
163: Week 2 Matchups
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Can you trust Ben Roethlisberger after a bad Week 1 performance? What about Jimmy Garoppolo? Is Adrian Peterson the best Washington running back this week? Which waiver wire wide receiver could be in store for a big day on Sunday? All of that -- and more -- on Week 2's matchups episode.
Sep 13, 2018
162: 15 Transactions for Week 2
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What should fantasy football managers do about Ben Roethlisberger? What about Jay Ajayi and Adrian Peterson? How legitimate was Jared Cook's performance? Those questions are all answered on this week's 15 Transactions show.
Sep 11, 2018
161: Mailbag 9/7/18
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What should fantasy footballers do with Le'Veon Bell? Is owning an entire backfield on your fantasy football roster to ensure you get a potential breakout candidate a smart strategy? Is Mike Gillislee a thing again? Are there any obvious streamers for Week 2 that fantasy owners can snag today? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Sep 07, 2018
160: Week 1 Matchups
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Which players should you be looking to upgrade and downgrade in fantasy football based on their Week 1 matchup? On this week's Late-Round Podcast Matchups episode, JJ looks at a pair of quarterback streamers, the potential for a rough Patrick Mahomes debut, and much more.
Sep 06, 2018
159: 15 Transactions for Week 1
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Even though the NFL regular season hasn't started, it doesn't mean you can't make moves to maximize your fantasy football roster's value. On Episode 159 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ talks through 15 transactions you should be making this week in order to do just that.
Sep 04, 2018
158: Mailbag 8/31/18
13:08
Can all three relevant Detroit Lions wide receivers live up to their average draft position? Is Jay Ajayi overvalued in fantasy football? What about Jamaal Williams? Those questions -- and many more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Aug 31, 2018
157: Bold Predictions
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​With the NFL season about start, JJ runs through a handful of bold predictions for the 2018 fantasy football campaign.
Aug 28, 2018
156: Mailbag 8/24/18
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What's the best way to properly utilize average draft position during a fantasy draft? How should we be handling the Detroit, Washington, and Indianapolis backfields? Is Golden Tate bound to disappoint this year? Those questions -- and more -- are analyzed on this week's mailbag show.
Aug 24, 2018
155: Risers and Fallers
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​Which players have seen their fantasy football stock rise over the last month? What about guys who have seen it fall? On Episode 155, JJ examines a handful of players who are rising and falling in his projections and rankings.
Aug 21, 2018
154: Mailbag 8/17/18
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To kick off this week's mailbag episode, JJ analyzes one of the most frequent questions he gets, which is when he'd select the QB1 in fantasy football drafts. He also talks through Matthew Stafford's 2018 offensive situation, the Washington Redskins backfield, and much more.
Aug 17, 2018
153: Players to Avoid
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Every player is valuable at some point in a fantasy football draft, but versus average draft position, which players are most overrated this year? On Episode 153 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at more than 10 guys you should consider avoiding in drafts this year.
Aug 14, 2018
152: Mailbag 8/10/18
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Have a fantasy football auction draft coming up? JJ's got you...sort of covered. On this week's mailbag episode, JJ briefly explains his 2018 auction strategy, looks at how you should approach the quarterback position when your league hoards passers, and lots more.
Aug 10, 2018
151: Players to Target
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Are there any must-draft players in fantasy football this year? On Episode 151 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at more than 10 guys he's consistently targeting in drafts.
Aug 06, 2018
150: Mailbag 7/27/18
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Is offensive coordinator data overrated in fantasy football? Should you be selling Rashaad Penny even before he plays an NFL snap? When will each of the main rookie quarterbacks get their shot? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jul 27, 2018
149: Tight End Strategy
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Rob Gronkowski​ is always an early-round selection in fantasy football, but is he worth the price? On this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ examines this question and provides insight to his overall tight end strategy.
Jul 24, 2018
148: Mailbag 7/20/18
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The Steelers didn't get a deal done with Le'Veon Bell, which means he'll be a free agent next season. Should that change the way fantasy football owners draft Bell in 2018? On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks through the Bell situation, analyzes Aaron Jones and Nick Chubb's potential this year, and much more.
Jul 20, 2018
147: Early-Season Schedule Analysis
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Which players should you target and avoid in your fantasy football drafts based on early-season schedules? JJ examines.
Jul 17, 2018
146: Mailbag 7/13/18
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This week's mailbag features a look at this year's Scott Fish Bowl, analysis on Jay Ajayi and Kenyan Drake's seemingly inflated average draft positions, and tons more.
Jul 13, 2018
145: How the League Has Evolved
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numberFire's Justin Freeman hops on The Late-Round Podcast to talk about the NFL's offensive trends, and what these trends mean for your fantasy football strategy here in 2018.
Jul 10, 2018
144: Mailbag 7/6/18
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How should you go about tiering players? Is Spencer Ware a strong late-round pick? Are tight ends better to draft early than quarterbacks? Those questions -- and plenty more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jul 06, 2018
143: Relying on the Waiver Wire
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Exactly how good are we at navigating the fantasy football waiver wire? On Episode 143 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ brings on guest Brandon Gdula to talk through a study that examines this very question.
Jul 03, 2018
142: Mailbag 6/29/18
14:52
How should fantasy football owners view Sammy Watkins this season? Is Mark Ingram a logical target for Alvin Kamara owners? Which positional slot do you want in drafts this year? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jun 29, 2018
141: Keeper Selection
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We're just weeks away from fantasy football keeper deadlines, which means thousands of owners are about to make their first important decision of the 2018 fantasy season. But how do you optimize your keeper choice? How do you know who to keep? Episode 141 of The Late-Round Podcast helps answer these questions.
Jun 26, 2018
140: Mailbag 6/22/18
16:54
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ looks at this year's top-10 offenses, explains how your superflex plans may change in best ball leagues, let's the world know about his low-key 2018 Eli Manning love, and much more.
Jun 22, 2018
139: Superflex Strategy
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If you're playing in a two-quarterback or superflex fantasy football league, you may not know how to handle the quarterback position. On Episode 139 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ looks at historical data to help answers these questions. By the end, you'll be superflexing your muscles.
Jun 19, 2018
138: Mailbag 6/15/18
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How does Duke Johnson's recent contract extension impact Nick Chubb? Should Le'Veon Bell just move to wide receiver? Are fantasy football owners overrating Rashaad Penny? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jun 15, 2018
137: Spotting a Breakout Wide Receiver
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Last week, JJ looked at ways to spot a late-round breakout running back in your fantasy football drafts. Using a similar process, he does the same for wide receivers on Episode 137 of The Late-Round Podcast.
Jun 12, 2018
136: Mailbag 6/8/18
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Is Josh Gordon undervalued in early fantasy football drafts? What about Robert Woods? What defines a handcuff? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
Jun 08, 2018
135: Spotting a Breakout Running Back
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Is there a method to help spot late-round breakout running backs in fantasy football? According to a study done recently by Late-Round Podcast host JJ Zachariason, there might be. And he talks through it on Episode 135 of the show.
Jun 05, 2018
134: Mailbag 6/1/18
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