The Ringer Fantasy Football Show

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The Ringer Fantasy Football Show features a group of fantasy football experts, Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck. The show guides you through each fantasy football season, providing analysis on big-picture conversations like weekly matchups, trades, and daily fantasy, as well as the subtleties that will make the difference in your league.

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‘Shark Tank’ Prop Bets - Week 6
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The Ringer’s Ben Solak joins us as we run through the top injuries from the week and discuss how they will affect your lineups before pitching one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend’s games in the style of ‘Shark Tank.’ Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week, give our Bad QB League picks for Week 6, and answer some listener questions. Injuries (1:46) Prop Bets (4:19) Long-Shot Bets (43:45) Bad QB League (50:36) Fantasy Court (58:19) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Kelly and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Ben Solak Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
Power Ranking the Most Stressful Players to Face in Fantasy
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We power-rank the most stressful players to face in fantasy football, check in on Danny Kelly’s 22 fantasy leagues, and answer listener emails, including Fantasy Court. Power Hour (3:00) DK Fantasy Check-in (32:47) Listener Emails (35:16) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com.   Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
Must-Add Players for Week 6
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We run through the injuries from Week 5 and offer up our must-add players for Week 6 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Must-Adds RBs (5:41) WRs (16:55) TEs (36:15) QB Streamers (47:31) DEF Streamers (49:43) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2021
Week 5 Awards
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We recap the Week 5 slate by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, About Effin’ Time, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won’t Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our day of prop bets. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 11, 2021
'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 5
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We run through the top injuries from the week and how they will affect your lineups before pitching one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend’s games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 5. Injuries (1:26) Prop Bets (5:43) Long-Shot Bets (50:00) Bad QB League (55:52) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
Power Ranking the Weird Stats That Explain the Fantasy Season
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We discuss the Urban Meyer situation before power-ranking the most interesting stats that explain the fantasy football season so far. Then, we finish the show by checking in on Danny Kelly’s 22 fantasy leagues and open up a case in Fantasy Court. Urban Meyer (1:40) Power Hour (11:29) DK Fantasy Check-in (46:01) Listener Emails (48:37) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com.   Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
Must-Add Players for Week 5
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We run through the injuries from Week 4 and offer up our must-add players for Week 5 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Must-Adds RBs (1:38) WRs (19:25) TEs (41:38) QB Streamers (52:58) DEF Streamers (58:54) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2021
Week 4 Awards
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We recap Pats-Bucs as well as the rest of the Week 4 slate by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won’t Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our day of prop bets. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 04, 2021
'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 4
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We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend’s games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 4. Prop Bets (1:35) Bad QB League (56:07) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producers: Craig Horlbeck, Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2021
Power Ranking the Most Frustrating Players in Fantasy
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We power rank the most disappointing and frustrating players in fantasy football after the first three weeks of the season. We finish the show by checking in on DK’s 22 fantasy leagues as well as one of the most contentious Fantasy Court hearings of all time. Power Hour (1:48) DK Fantasy Check-in (35:50) Fantasy Court (43:43) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 29, 2021
Must-Add Players for Week 4
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We run through the injuries from Week 3 and offer up our must-add players for Week 4 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Injuries (1:09) Must-Adds RBs (9:24) WRs (20:27) TEs (39:31) QB Streamers (48:16) DEF Streamers (49:01) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
Week 3 Awards
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We recap Week 3 by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won’t Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our red-hot day of prop bets. FUNDRAISER LINK: We encourage you to make a donation of any size to the family of Mike “Tags” Tagliere, the lead NFL writer at Fantasy Pros who tragically passed away last week from COVID-19 complications. He was 39. Mike is survived by his wife, Tabbie, and his two children. The donation link is here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 3
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We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend’s games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 3. Prop Bets (3:23) Long-Shot Bets (34:24) Bad QB League (40:06) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
Power-Ranking the Best Buy-Low Players in Fantasy
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We cover the latest injury updates from around the league before getting into this week's Power Hour, where we power-rank the top buy-low fantasy football players after the first two weeks of the season. We finish the show with some fantastic listener emails. Injury Updates (1:01) Power Hour (7:56) Listener Emails (41:58) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
Must-Add Players for Week 3
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We run through the injuries from Week 2 and offer up our must-add players for Week 3 through our favorite format called Showdown Time.  Injuries (1:10) Must-Adds RB (15:21) WR (26:24) TE (37:14) DEF Streamers (46:49)  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
Week 2 Awards
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We recap Week 2 by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won’t Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 2
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We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend’s games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we check in on our season-long prop bets scoreboard and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 2. Prop Bets (2:14) Bad QB League (43:03) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
Power-Ranking Fantasy’s Biggest Week 1 Overreactions
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We begin the show with the news of Josh Gordon’s potential reinstatement to the NFL and what this could mean for fantasy before getting into our second installment of Power Hour, where we power-rank the biggest Week 1 overreactions in fantasy football. We finish the show with Bad Beats and Fantasy Court. Josh Gordon (1:55) Power Hour (12:09) Bad Beats (46:02) Fantasy Court (49:30) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
Must-Add Players for Week 2
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We run through the injuries from Week 1 and offer up our must-add players for Week 2 by bringing back a format called Showdown Time. Later, we recap our prop bets from Week 1 and rehash the first week of the Bad Quarterbacks League. Injuries (1:23) Must-Adds RB (15:23) WR (23:50) TE (37:42) QB Streamers (46:14) DEF Streamers (48:14) Week 1 Prop Bets (49:38) Bad QB League (52:19) Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Week 1 Awards
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We recap an eventful opening weekend in the NFL by giving out our Week 1 awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won’t Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct our first player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book, and run through the injuries from today. Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Week 1 Bets and the Bad QB League
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We start by discussing the recent report that Ravens RB Gus Edwards tore his ACL and evaluate the Ravens’ banged-up backfield. Later in the episode we find out that the Ravens signed RB Devonta Freeman, and we debate whether you should add Freeman or Le’Veon Bell to your fantasy team. Then we get into our favorite player props to bet for Week 1, and finally we introduce the Bad QB League on FanDuel. RB Gus Edwards, Ravens (2:55) Week 1 Prop Bets (9:30) Bad QB League (36:58) RB Devonta Freeman signed by the Ravens (46:44) SIGN UP FOR THE BAD QB LEAGUE ON FANDUEL HERE w/ PROMO CODE: RINGERFANTASY Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
Season-Swinging Week 1 Questions | Power Hour
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Introducing our new Wednesday show, ‘Power Hour,’ in which we'll power rank one fantasy football topic each week and argue over the order. This week, we are ranking the biggest questions we’ve been talking about all offseason that we need answered in Week 1. We finish the show by answering some listener questions. Power Hour (4:24) Listener Emails (36:26) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
The Take Purge: The 2021 Season
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Welcome to the second annual Take Purge. All NFL season and fantasy football–related takes, including things you don’t actually believe, will be legal for 60 continuous minutes. All rational thought, logic, and professional credibility will be suspended.  Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us the takes you must purge! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
Our 2021 NFL Prop Bet Picks
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We preview the 2021 NFL season by offering up our favorite season-long player prop bets of the year. QB Matt Stafford, Rams (2:00) QB Kyler Murray, Cardinals (5:16) WR Amari Cooper, Cowboys (7:21) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (8:49) WR Keenan Allen, Chargers (10:32) WR Justin Jefferson, Vikings (12:23) WR Terry McLaurin, Washington (16:16) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (17:03) WR Antonio Brown, Bucs (19:35) QB Jalen Hurts, Eagles (20:36) EDGE Joe Tryon, Bucs (24:46) QB Justin Herbert, Chargers (26:04) RB D'Andre Swift, Lions (30:18) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (35:17) RB Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys (37:41) QB Sam Darnold, Panthers (40:15) RB Mike Davis, Falcons (43:37) RB Javonte Williams, Broncos (45:51) Listener emails (47:12) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
The Players We Are Not Drafting With Bill Simmons
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We are joined by Bill Simmons to discuss the Patriots releasing Cam Newton and what a Mac Jones–led Patriots offense will look like before running through the 10 players you should be avoiding this season in drafts in a segment called It’s Not You, It’s Me. Later, we answer a few listener emails. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Bill Simmons Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
Sleepers 2.0 With Peter Schrager
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We start with some injury news around the league, including J.K. Dobbins’s recent season-ending injury, and where you should now draft Gus Edwards. Then, NFL Network and Fox NFL Insider Peter Schrager joins the show to help us update our list of sleepers for the 2021 season. Finally, we answer a few listener emails with Peter.  News: RB J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (1:50) WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts (6:58) Sleepers: WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Packers (21:30) WR Jaylen Waddle, Dolphins (27:31) WR Russell Gage, Falcons (31:54) WR Darnell Mooney, Bears (38:08) TE Foster Moreau, Raiders (42:42) WR Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (45:52) WR Mike Strachan, Colts (48:43) Listener emails (53:13) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Peter Schrager Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
Draft Szn Mailbag 2
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Now in the heat of draft season, we open the mailbag once again to answer questions about draft strategy, underdiscussed players, stacking, superflex leagues, fantasy court, and more. We also introduce a new segment to the show, called League Rescue. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
Tips to Win Your Draft and Preseason Risers
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We run through the biggest news around training camp, including Sony Michel’s trade to the Rams, Travis Etienne’s season-ending injury, Jameis Winston’s stellar Week 2 performance, and the effect Teddy Bridgewater will have on the Broncos after being named the starter. Then we dive deep into the ESPN and Yahoo draft experiences and outline ways to gain an advantage on both platforms. RB Travis Etienne and James Robinson, Jaguars (2:27) RB Sony Michel, Rams (11:58) QB Jameis Winston, Saints (20:28) RB Damien Harris, Patriots (29:00) QB Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos (35:22) ESPN vs. Yahoo Draft Strategy (40:54) Listener Emails (59:02) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
Our Official Top Targets of 2021
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As draft season heats up, we break down our updated top targets for the 2021 season.  RB Najee Harris, Steelers (1:52) RB Antonio Gibson, Washington (4:33) TE Tyler Higbee, Rams (8:00) QB Justin Fields, Bears (9:46) WR Robert Woods, Rams (13:43) RB Mike Davis, Falcons (15:40) RB Aaron Jones, Packers (21:16) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (24:04) WR Tee Higgins, Bengals (30:40) WR Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (33:55) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (37:11) WR Keenan Allen and Mike Williams, Chargers (39:31) WR Marvin Jones, Jaguars (43:07) TE T.J. Hockenson, Lions (46:48) WR Corey Davis, Jets (47:51) WR Elijah Moore, Jets (49:20) Antonio Brown, Bucs (51:57) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
The Players No One Is Talking About Before Your Draft
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We start with a quick training camp injury update before highlighting the most under-discussed fantasy players from the preseason—or, as we call them, Average Joes—and determining how we feel about them, as explained by the movie ‘Dodgeball.’ RB Josh Jacobs, Raiders (6:52) WR Henry Ruggs and Ryan Edwards, Raiders (12:18) RB Joe Mixon, Bengals (18:29) WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons (23:26) WR Brandin Cooks, Texans (28:36) RB Ronald Jones, Bucs (33:46) WR Corey Davis, Titans (37:16) QB Ryan Tannehill, Titans (42:55) RB Nick Chubb, Browns (45:33) QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Washington (52:59) Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
Biggest Fallers in Our Top 150
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We have updated our top-150 rankings, which you can find here, so we are going to run through the players we’ve dropped and are down on as we enter peak draft season. RB Derrick Henry, Titans (2:19) RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (7:56) WR Kenny Golladay, Giants (11:03) WR Mike Evans, Bucs (20:21) WRs A.J. Brown, Titans, and D.K. Metcalf, Seahawks (25:48) WR Curtis Samuel, Washington (30:12) WR Rashod Bateman, Ravens (33:37) TE Dallas Goedert, Eagles (35:18) WR Jalen Reagor, Eagles (38:03) Denzel Mims ate bad salmon (40:22) Listener emails (45:12) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
Preseason Week 1 Winners
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We go over everything we learned from Week 1 of preseason and determine how it’s changing our thinking, including the rookie QB debuts, the RBs and WRs who stood out, injury updates, and dynasty players to trade for or trade away. Finally, we read a particularly regretful listener email about Santa Claus. QB watch (5:09) Preseason winners (35:40) Injury updates (50:40) Dynasty trade targets (52:37) We ruined Santa Claus for a kid (65:08) Check out our UPDATED rankings on The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
Draft Szn Mailbag
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As draft season approaches, we open up the mailbag to answer questions on bye weeks in Week 14, college allegiances, when to take QBs in two-QB leagues, best late-round QBs to draft, the most fun yet least helpful player to have vs. the least fun yet most helpful player to have, James Conner’s sneaky value, auction draft strategies, when tell your kids about Santa Claus, how to use ADP to your advantage, and more Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
Narratives We Are Buying or Selling, As Told by 'Anchorman'
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We determine if we are buying or selling the most popular training camp narratives through quotes from the movie ‘Anchorman.’ Texans (2:38) Bengals (3:58) Colts (10:33) QB Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (14:51) Cowboys (20:10) Jaguars (23:03) 49ers (27:57) QB Jalen Hurts, Eagles (35:33) HC Dan Campbell, Lions (40:06) Saquon Barkley, Giants (42:45) Falcons (48:55) Rams (55:46) Saints (65:22) Patriots (67:32) Broncos (69:23) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
The Players You Have to Rank but Will Never Draft
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We begin with some injury news from the weekend, including Dak Prescott’s shoulder, Amari Cooper’s foot, Justin Jefferson’s shoulder, and more. Then we talk about the running back dead zone, and why a specific crop of running backs should be avoided each season. News: QB Dak Prescott, Cowboys (4:16) WR Amari Cooper, Cowboys (7:35) WR Justin Jefferson, Vikings (9:23) RB Saquon Barkley, Giants (21:56) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (26:38) TE Hunter Henry, Patriots (28:38) WR Will Fuller, Dolphins (31:55) WR Curtis Samuel, Washington (34:17) The RB Dead Zone (41:51) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
Sneaky-Good Draft Values
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We start with news of Joe Burrow’s not fully recovered knee and the Kenny Golladay hamstring situation in New York. Note: We recorded this before the report that Saquon Barkley might miss the first two weeks of the season. Then we introduce a segment called “Name Brand Off Brand.” You know how sometimes the off-brand product is just as good as the name brand for half the price? We look at the players who offer the same upside as more highly priced players but whom you can draft at a discount. News: QB Joe Burrow, Bengals (1:55) WR Kenny Golladay, Giants (7:46) WR Laviska Shenault, Jaguars (14:07) WR D.J. Chark, Jaguars (16:13) WR Marvin Jones, Jaguars (20:16) RB Travis Etienne, Jaguars (22:25) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (26:57) RB Myles Gaskin, Dolphins (32:35) RB Zack Moss, Bills (37:35) TE Adam Trautman, Saints (43:02) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Training Camp Stock Up Stock Down, As Told by Happy Gilmore
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We run through the biggest risers and fallers of training camp as explained by quotes from the movie ‘Happy Gilmore.' RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (2:53) RB Antonio Gibson, Washington (6:41) HC Dan Campbell, Lions (10:13) RB D’Andre Swift, Lions (15:44) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (18:20) WR Randall Cobb, Packers (24:14) RB Sony Michel, Patriots (30:17) QB Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (32:54) WR Will Fuller, Dolphins (34:07) WR Sammy Watkins, Ravens (39:17) QB Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers (44:45) WR Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (52:09) Quick Hitters (53:43) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
Wentz’s Foot, Lance Starting (?), QB Battles, and Training Camp Standouts
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With training camp underway, we kick off the week by running through all of the major injuries so far, including Carson Wentz requiring surgery on his foot, DeVonta Smith missing multiple weeks with a knee sprain, and Dak Prescott’s sore shoulder. Then we run through the players getting the most training camp hype and decide if we are buying it or not. Finally, Craig’s brother, Scott, drops by to embarrass him on his birthday. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Scott Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
Deep Sleepers
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We run through our favorite late-round sleepers of the 2021 season. WR Rondale Moore, Cardinals (2:29) WR Darnell Mooney, Bears (9:05) RB Devontae Booker, Giants (12:36) RB Darrynton Evans, Titans (15:03) RB Giovani Bernard, Bucs (18:08) WR Randall Cobb, Packers (25:21) WR Mecole Hardman, Chiefs (28:48) WR Elijah Moore, Jets (32:51) QB Zach Wilson, Jets (35:34) WR Gabriel Davis, Bills (42:28) WR Marquez Callaway, Saints (47:33) RB J.D. McKissic, Washington (50:43) RB Jamaal Williams, Lions (52:09) TE Zach Ertz, Eagles (52:42) RB Rashaad Penny, Seahawks (54:22) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
The Main Characters of the 2021 Season, Part 2
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We continue our discussion of the main characters of the 2021 fantasy football season—this time explained by quotes from the movie ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’ QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (1:52) WR Davante Adams, Packers (14:19) RB Saquon Barkley, Giants (16:49) RB Derrick Henry, Titans (20:40) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (25:49) The Old QBs (34:16) Kyler Murray, Cardinals (39:36) Our Favorite Quotes (48:37) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
The Players Who Are Dead To Us
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We start with some news from the week, including Ian Rapoport’s report that Aaron Rodgers plans to play for Green Bay this season, as well as Michael Thomas’s recent ankle surgery and how far we have dropped him in our rankings. Then, we perform a séance to communicate with the players who are dead to us from last season and decide whether they deserve resurrecting for the 2021 season. QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (2:00) WR Michael Thomas, Saints (4:18) WR Odell Beckham, Browns (13:26) WR Jarvis Landry, Browns (20:52) WR Marquise Brown, Ravens (27:13) WR Mike Williams, Chargers (33:49) QB Russell Wilson, Seahawks (41:02) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (46:13) TE Chris Herndon, Jets (50:37) RB Miles Sanders, Eagles (53:49) Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
Breakout or Fake Out
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We break down the players who put up big numbers in small sample sizes in 2020 and predict whether or not those performances can carry into the next season. TE Kyle Pitts, Falcons (3:35) RB Antonio Gibson, WFT (13:26) RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (21:10) RB David Montgomery, Bears (28:24) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (36:59) WR Chase Claypool, Steelers (42:00) WR Ja’Marr Chase/Tee Higgins, Bengals (50:40) Check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
The Main Characters of the 2021 Season
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We address the devastating Cam Akers injury news and how it will affect the Rams offense, and then give our thoughts on new Rams starting RB Darrell Henderson before discussing the main characters of the 2021 fantasy season—as explained by quotes from the movie 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall.' RB Cam Akers, Rams (1:25) QB Lamar Jackson, Ravens (12:34) QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (16:56) WR Michael Thomas, Saints (19:11) RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (22:00) QB Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (26:10) QB Carson Wentz, Colts (32:09) QB Tom Brady, Bucs (38:04) QB Mac Jones, Patriots (41:28) QB Trey Lance, 49ers (44:00) Check out THE RINGER’S 2021 FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT GUIDE Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
Bold Predictions for the 2021 Season
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We are joined by The Ringer’s Kevin Clark to offer up our boldest predictions for the 2021 fantasy football season. We answered listener questions about the upcoming season in the first part of our conversation, which is available on 'The Ringer NFL Show.' Be sure to check out The Ringer’s 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
Top Sleepers of 2021
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We rank our top sleeper picks for the 2021 NFL season. WR Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (1:08) WR Mike Williams, Chargers (9:07) QBs Jalen Hurts, Eagles, and Justin Fields, Bears (15:55) RB AJ Dillon, Packers (21:44) RB Mike “Funk” Davis, Falcons (26:28) WR Jarvis Landry, Browns (33:50) WR Henry Ruggs III, Raiders (40:57) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (46:56) TE Tyler Higbee, Rams (53:02) TE Adam Trautman, Saints (54:56) WR Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (59:30) WR Michael Gallup and TE Blake Jarwin, Cowboys (64:29) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
The Riskiest Players to Draft This Year
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We take a look at the riskiest players in the draft and determine if selecting them at their current position is the right or wrong choice.  Saquon Barkley, Giants (3:19) Aaron Rodgers, Packers (14:10) Alvin Kamara, Saints (22:09) Michael Thomas, Saints (28:37) Dak Prescott, Cowboys (31:26) Joe Burrow, Bengals (36:18) Courtland Sutton, Broncos (40:22) Josh Jacobs, Raiders (44:17) Miles Sanders, Eagles (48:57) Steelers Offense (52:29) Check out our top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
The 20 Weirdest Things That Happened in the 2020 NFL Season
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We look back at some of the weirdest, most inexplicable moments, story lines, and stats from the 2020 NFL and fantasy season, and place them into four tiers. Tier 4: Odd quirks (3:31) Tier 3: Outlier Performances (11:36) Tier 2: What the Fuck Is Happening? (39:39) Tier 1: The Twilight Zone (54:05) Check out our top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
The Top Players on New Teams
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In honor of July Fourth, we are going through the players on new teams this offseason and determining whether they are in the best situation of their career. In other words, did they declare their independence?  Matthew Stafford, Rams (2:53) Carson Wentz, Colts (8:54) Sam Darnold, Panthers (12:39) Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos (19:07) Ryan Fitzpatrick and Curtis Samuel, WFT (20:51) Julio Jones, Titans (27:07) Corey Davis, Jets (34:08) Will Fuller, Dolphins (36:14) Nelson Agholor, Patriots (42:30) John Brown, Raiders (44:39) Mike “Funk” Davis, Falcons (45:39) James Conner, Cardinals (49:54) Kenyan Drake, Raiders (47:01) Jamaal Williams, Lions (52:50) Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith, Patriots (57:12) Gerald Everett, Seahawks (58:17) Jared Cook, Chargers (59:03) Fun Fact (61:04) Check out our new top-150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
Where to Draft Kelce, Waller, and the Other 2021 TEs
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We run through each of our four tight end tiers, as well as a group of late-round sleepers, and determine the best spot to draft each player, if at all.  Tier 1 (3:03) Tier 2 (15:59) Tier 3 (22:23) Tier 4 (30:21) Sleepers (41:44) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
The Running Backs We’d Overpay For
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We break down the running backs outside of the top 10 that we are most intrigued about heading into the 2021 fantasy season.  Chris Carson, Seahawks (1:24) Antonio Gibson, Washington (6:52) Austin Ekeler, Chargers (11:27) Myles Gaskin, Dolphins (18:03) Trey Sermon, 49ers (23:07) Javonte Williams, Broncos (27:17) Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (30:12) Travis Etienne, Jaguars (35:40) Gus Edwards, Ravens (44:19) Zack Moss, Bills (48:09) Mike Davis, Falcons (52:03) Darrell Henderson, Rams (57:41) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
Our Top 10 WRs
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We break down our top 10 WRs heading into the 2021 fantasy football season, including who should be the no. 1 WR taken, who deserves to be in Tier 1, and which underappreciated WRs should be considered in the top 10. We ask ourselves whether Tyreek Hill is a risky top WR pick, whether Calvin Ridley belongs in Tier 1, whether A.J. Brown will decline this year, who the Seahawks will be this season, and whether Michael Thomas can return to form. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (2:26) Davante Adams, Packers (7:37) Stefon Diggs, Vikings (8:27) Calvin Ridley, Falcons (9:54) DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals (14:09) A.J. Brown, Titans (22:19) D.K. Metcalf, Seahawks (26:46) Justin Jefferson, Vikings (31:40) Keenan Allen, Chargers (37:53) Amari Cooper, Cowboys (42:03) Michael Thomas, Saints (45:06) Chris Godwin, Bucs (50:33) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Kelly and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
QBs Matter Again in Fantasy Football! Our Top QB Targets in 2021
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We open the show by discussing the stigma around drafting QBs early in fantasy football drafts. Is it finally time to abandon the theory that QBs don’t matter and that waiting to draft one in the later rounds is the best strategy? We answer this question before offering up our favorite QB targets and favorite sleepers for the 2021 season. Lamar Jackson, Ravens (9:14) Jalen Hurts, Eagles (18:54) Joe Burrow, Bengals (28:16) Ryan Tannehill, Titans (33:36) Matthew Stafford, Rams (37:00) Trevor Lawrence, Jaguars (41:50) Justin Fields, Bears (47:44) Trey Lance, 49ers (52:18) Daniel Jones, Giants (52:56) Drew Lock, Broncos (55:32) Taysom Hill, Saints (58:37) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Kelly and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
Top Targets for 2021
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We break down our favorite early fantasy draft targets for the 2021 season, discuss the bands we discovered before anyone else, and rank the Washington Football Team’s top 37 options for the potential new team nickname. TE Darren Waller, Raiders (3:43) TE T.J. Hockenson, Lions (7:44) WR Robert Woods, Rams (11:52) WR Cooper Kupp, Rams (13:43) WR Elijah Moore, Jets (17:05) WR Stefon Diggs, Bills (21:48) WR Ja’Marr Chase, Bengals (27:28) WRs Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd, Bengals (31:40) WR Courtland Sutton, Broncos (34:43) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (37:44) WR Keenan Allen, Chargers (42:56) TE Kyle Pitts, Falcons (48:01) Washington Football Team Nickname Proposals (56:13) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
The 2021 No. 1 Pick Debate
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We are back for the 2021 season and begin our preparation with the age-old question: Who is the no. 1 pick in fantasy this year? We discuss who should be drafted first, who could be drafted first, who definitely shouldn’t be drafted first, and who could be in the 2022 no. 1 pick conversation after this season. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers (6:25) Dalvin Cook, Vikings (10:28) Derrick Henry, Titans (13:16) Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys (19:58) Saquon Barkley, Giants (24:58) Alvin Kamara, Saints (32:24) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (38:57) Cam Akers, Rams (43:26) Joe Mixon, Bengals (50:50) Najee Harris, Steelers (52:51) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
Rookie Rankings and Post-Draft Winners and Losers
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With the NFL draft in the books, we rank the rookies based on their outlooks for the 2021 fantasy season. Then we look around the league at the biggest fantasy winners and losers after the NFL draft. Rookie RB rankings (3:18) Post-draft RB winners/losers (17:50) Rookie WR rankings (21:58) Post draft WR winners/losers (31:57) Rookie TE rankings (38:19) Post-draft TE winners/losers (39:26) Rookie QB rankings (43:38) Fun fact (53:56) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2021
Kyle Pitts Secret Clues, Roger Goodell Daps, and NFL Draft Best Bets
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After months of drap prep and analysis, we put our money where our mouth is and break down our favorite bets of the NFL draft. We run through the most intriguing bets, including what will happen at the fourth pick, which order the receivers will be drafted in, when Kyle Pitts will be taken, whether a team will trade up for Justin Fields, who Trevor Lawrence will thank first, and more. Bets: No. 3 overall pick (4:23) Trey Lance draft position (10:41) Justin Fields draft position (17:14) Kyle Pitts draft position (24:17) DeVonta Smith draft position (26:56) Jaylen Waddle draft position (28:38) First four WRs drafted in order (29:17) Total WRs taken in Round 1 (33:47) Penei Sewell draft position (34:48) Total OLs drafted in Round 1 (38:03) First three RBs drafted in order (39:44) Last player left in greenroom (43:12) How players will greet the commissioner (46:30) First person Trevor Lawrence thanks (50:41) Who goes first: Kellen Mond or Kyle Trask (52:22) How many Alabama players will go in Round 1 (54:46) Kentucky Derby Odds (57:30) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
The Take Purge: NFL Draft
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Welcome to the first annual Take Purge. All NFL draft–related takes, including things you don’t actually believe, will be legal for 60 continuous minutes. All rational thought, logic, and professional credibility will be suspended.  Email us the takes you must purge! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
NFL Draft RB Best and Worst-Case Scenarios and the Worst QB Career You’d Take No. 1 Overall
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We provide the worst- and best-case scenario for running backs in the NFL draft by assigning them stylistic player comps and creating a scale of potential outcomes. Then we open up the mailbag and revisit the question of which worst current quarterback would you select as the first overall pick in the NFL draft. RB Najee Harris, Alabama (6:00) RB Travis Etienne, Clemson (12:38) RB Javonte Williams, North Carolina (24:10) RB Michael Carter, North Carolina (29:20) RB Trey Sermon, Ohio State (35:07) RB Kenneth Gainwell, Memphis (37:53) RB Rhamondre Stevenson, Oklahoma (40:42) Mailbag Questions  What defines a blockbuster trade? (44:00) Who is the worst current NFL QB you would take no. 1 overall? (46:35) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
Jets Therapy With Sean Fennessey and NFL Draft WR Best/Worst-Case Scenario
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Lifelong Jets fan Sean Fennessey steps into our office to talk about Sam Darnold and the Jets in a session of Fantasy Therapy. Then we provide the worst- and best-case scenario for wide receivers and tight ends in the NFL draft by comparing them to current NFL players and predicting whose careers they could potentially replicate. Jets Therapy (1:30) WR Ja’Marr Chase, LSU (37:31) TE Kyle Pitts, Florida (45:47) WR Devonta Smith, Alabama (58:35) WR Jaylen Waddle, Alabama (66:36) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Sean Fennessey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
Are the 49ers Really Drafting Mac Jones?
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A week after the 49ers traded up for the third overall pick in the NFL draft, rumors are circulating that San Francisco wants to draft Alabama quarterback Mac Jones. We ask ourselves three burning questions to learn why the 49ers may do this. What does Shanahan see in Mac Jones? (0:54) Is a quarterback's landing spot more important than his talent? (27:02) Is a rookie QB ever worth drafting in fantasy? (45:22) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
The Free Agency Hangover
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Last week we played the Adam Schefter free agency drinking game, this week we have the free agency hangover. Now that it’s the morning after, we are checking back in on teams to help them piece together what they did last night and whether they have any regrets. Giants (2:44) Steelers (12:56) Seahawks (19:12) Raiders (24:16) Patriots (30:19) Dolphins (33:52) Rams (37:04) Washington (40:42) Cardinals (45:08) Ravens (49:02) Lions (50:09) Titans (52:31) Colts (56:49) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
The Adam Schefter Free-Agency Drinking Game
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To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the first day of NFL free agency, we made a drinking game and created rules based on Adam Schefter’s tweets this week. We scroll back through his timeline to Sunday and read chronologically through today (Wednesday), and give our thoughts on all the deals that have been signed so far. RULES: -Drink every time the Patriots sign someone -Drink every time Schefter mentions Drew Rosenhaus. -Drink every time one of us has not heard of the player who signed a deal. -Drink every time Schefter has a weirdly worded tweet. -Drink for every voidable year on the contract. Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
Swiping Left and Right on the NFL’s Top Free Agents
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We discuss Dak Prescott’s new contract, the end of the career-ending injury era, and his value next season. Then we debut our free-agency dating game in which we swipe left or right on all the notable 2021 free agents and franchised tagged players. Dak Prescott (7:24) Allen Robinson (12:47) Kenny Golladay (16:28) Aaron Jones (24:23) Juju Smith-Schuster (30:16) Will Fuller (34:55) Todd Gurley (43:54) Chris Carson (50:48) Leonard Fournette (53:26) Hunter Henry (57:15) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
Seahawks Therapy. Plus, the Combine Is Canceled, Do We Care?
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Danny Kelly steps into our office to vent about the recent Russell Wilson trade rumors and his tenured experience as a Seahawks fan. Then, we talk about the NFL combine, its cancelation in 2021, whether it even really matters, and the stats that actually do matter. Then we debate which Hogwarts house Russell Wilson is in, discuss Jared Goff’s 'Madden' skills, and DK calls Joe Burrow a bust. Seahawks Therapy (2:17) Canceled Combine (22:37) Stats That Matter (38:23) Which Hogwarts House is Russell Wilson In? (50:44) Are We Sure Joe Burrow Is Good? (58:18) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
Eagles Therapy With Chris Ryan, and What History Says About Trevor Lawrence’s Dynasty Value
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan joins to talk about the Eagles in a new segment called Fantasy Therapy. Then we look at the Wentz trade from the Colts' perspective, discuss dynasty rookie drafts, and assess the actual value of a first-round pick. Plus, stick around for a clip from an episode of ‘TV Concierge’ with Craig and Heifetz at the end of the show! You can subscribe to ‘TV Concierge’ here. Fantasy Therapy (1:35) The 2021 Colts (21:54) Dynasty Rookie Draft (31:00) TV Concierge: A Perfect Planet (55:56) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Chris Ryan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
Is McCaffrey the Undisputed #1 Pick? Why Everyone’s 2021 Dynasty Rankings Are All Wrong
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We tackle the most burning offseason questions through the lens of a first-year dynasty draft. We break down the best and worst values in the top 25, how the offseason QB shakeup will affect players' values, and debate how much age really matters when considering a player. Is Christian McCaffrey the undisputed #1 pick? (12:44) Is Saquon Barkley overrated? (17:06) What is Deshaun Watson's fantasy value? (22:13) Should Kyler Murray be the second QB off the board? (26:28) Is Carson Wentz a buy-low? (37:28) Are the WRs ranked correctly? (42:51) Is George Kittle over- or undervalued? (46:21) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
Super Bowl Superlatives, Burn Book, and Commercials
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We break down the historic day for Tom Brady, the historically bad game for the Chiefs, and give out our Super Bowl superlatives, including most Tom Brady moment, most memorable play, funniest commercial, and more. We also reveal the winner of our playoff daily fantasy football format. Tom Brady (3:20) Winners (15:48) Losers (30:50) Best/Worst Play of the Game (43:20) Super Bowl Burn Book (50:17) Most Tom Brady Thing That Happened (56:51) Most Memorable Play (59:23 Best/Worst Commercials (61:40) Fantasy Playoffs Results (69:29) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
Super Bowl Showdown and Puppy Bowl Picks
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We preview the Super Bowl matchup with the final round of our playoff competition format, which includes a three-way DFS tournament, trivia face-offs, and last-second lineup audibles. To finish the show we shed some light on the lesser-appreciated Puppy Bowl and recommend which team to bet on. Chiefs Offense (7:03) Bucs Offense (33:04) Puppy Bowl (53:22) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
Rams and Lions Stock Watch, Fixing the Fantasy Playoffs, and Bucs-Chiefs Offseason Outlook With Bill Simmons
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We break down the fantasy winners and losers after the Rams traded Jared Goff for Matthew Stafford, run through what the Chiefs and Bucs offenses could look like next year, and chat with Bill Simmons about his fantasy football format that blends the NFL playoffs with the fantasy playoffs. Rams-Lions Trade (0:50) Chiefs Offseason Outlook (12:44) Bucs Offseason Outlook (19:22) Fixing Fantasy Playoffs (34:48) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Bill Simmons Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
Top 10 NFL Draft Player Comps (and Rating Their Social Media Accounts)
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We run through Danny Kelly’s 10 most exciting players in the 2021 NFL draft, choose which current NFL players they remind him of the most, break down their strengths and weaknesses, and deep dive into their social media accounts. QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson (6:32) QB Justin Fields, Ohio State (15:31) QB Zach Wilson, BYU (24:31) QB Trey Lance, North Dakota State (29:17) QB Mac Jones, Alabama (35:03) WR Ja’Marr Chase, LSU (39:31) WR DeVonta Smith, Alabama (43:16) WR Jaylen Waddle, Alabama (48:39) WR Rashod Bateman, Minnesota (52:16) WR Terrace Marshall Jr., LSU (55:14) TE Kyle Pitts, Florida (58:09) RB Najee Harris, Alabama (62:38) RB Travis Etienne, Clemson (68:08) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
Fantasy Futures of Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones, and Josh Allen. Plus Conference Championship Winners and Offseason QB Chaos
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We nominate our winners from conference championship weekend, discuss the fantasy futures of the top players whose seasons ended this week, and look ahead to a likely chaotic NFL offseason. Bills-Chiefs (7:01) Bucs-Packers (24:12) Offseason QB Chaos (37:52) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
Conference Championships Fantasy Showdown
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We preview each game from the conference championship round and return to our playoff competition format that includes a three-way DFS tournament, trivia face-offs, and last-second lineup audibles. Bucs-Packers (3:55) Bills-Chiefs (29:11) Email us trivia questions for our show at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
Fantasy Futures of Lamar Jackson, Cam Akers, and the Saints. Plus, Divisional-Weekend Winners
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We nominate our winners from divisional weekend before discussing the fantasy futures of the top players whose seasons ended this week. Bucs-Saints (4:19) Browns-Chiefs (17:55) Ravens-Bills (33:43) Rams-Packers (52:16) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
Divisional-Round Fantasy Showdown
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We preview each game from the divisional round and return to our playoff competition format that includes a three-way DFS tournament, trivia faceoffs, and last-second lineup audibles. Rams-Packers (5:45) Ravens-Bills (18:33) Browns-Chiefs (31:00) Bucs-Saints (38:35) Email us trivia questions for our show! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
The Fantasy Futures of DK Metcalf, Jonathan Taylor, Derrick Henry and More. Plus, Wild-Card DFS Winners and Grandma Emma’s Takes
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We nominate our winners from wild-card weekend before discussing the fantasy futures of the top players whose season ended this week. Finally, we call Danny Heifetz’s grandmother Emma to hear her takeaways from this week’s games and the season as a whole. Winners: Browns (1:26) Josh Allen, Bills (6:34) Lamar Jackson, Ravens (10:43) Cam Akers, Rams (13:16) Fantasy Futures: Russell Wilson, Seahawks (19:28) DK Metcalf, Seahawks (22:50) Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (27:40) Diontae Johnson vs. Chase Claypool, Steelers (30:50) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (32:07) Antonio Gibson, Washington (35:30) Derrick Henry, Titans (39:21) Allen Robinson, Bears (41:00) Grandma Emma (44:26) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
Wild-Card Weekend Fantasy and Trivia Night
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We preview each game from wild-card weekend and debut our new playoff competition format that includes a three-way DFS tournament, trivia faceoffs, and last-second lineup audibles. Colts-Bills (3:04) Rams-Seahawks (15:07) Bucs-Washington (19:39) Ravens-Titans (24:19) Bears-Saints (33:07) Browns-Steelers (39:39) Email us trivia questions for our show! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
Week 17 Winners and Losers, and Recapping Season-Long Predictions
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We lead the show with Heifetz lamenting the Giants' last gasp at making the playoffs after a bizarre Eagles-Washington game before offering up our winners and losers from Week 17. Then we revisit our preseason top targets, preseason bold predictions, and midseason bold predictions to see how we fared. Finally, we read perhaps the greatest listener email in the show's history. Headlines: Giants (00:45) Winners: Justin Jefferson, Vikings (6:10) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (8:20) Derrick Henry, Titans (9:51) Chris Godwin, Bucs (11:30) Brandin Cooks, Texans (11:50) Marvin Jones, Lions (12:10) Losers: Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (13:48) Ryan Fitzpatrick, Dolphins (17:06) Chris Herndon, Jets (17:46) Preseason Top Targets (19:52) Preseason Bold Predictions (33:10) Midseason Bold Predictions (50:47) Listener Email (56:09) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
The 2020 Fantasy Rewatchables
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The Ringer’s Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck recap the 2020 fantasy football season in the format of 'The Rewatchables'. Email us! ringerfantasyfootballshow@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 30, 2020
Kamara Goes Nuclear, Davante’s Historic Snow Day, and Championship Winners and Losers
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We discuss the grief of facing Alvin Kamara in a fantasy championship after what may have been the greatest fantasy performances of all time. Then we list our winners and losers from a wild Week 16, before closing the book on the 2020 Ringer Fantasy Burn Book, handling a complicated Fantasy Court case, and announcing our plans for the 2020-21 NFL playoffs. Winners: Headline: Alvin Kamara, Saints (0:52) Travis Kelce, Chiefs (10:51) Davante Adams, Packers (14:52) Random High Scorers (20:21) Bucs Offense (22:57) Losers: The Browns (29:36) Le’Veon Bell, Chiefs (32:58) Elite WRs (33:55) Fantasy Burn Book (36:18) Fantasy Court (40:56) Fun Fact (50:10) Email us! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! To donate to your favorite fantasy players' charities, click here! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
Who To Start Over Russ? Plus Championship Week Bold Predictions
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We begin the show by playing a start/sit name game with Russell Wilson before offering up our gut calls and bold predictions for the Week 16 slate. Then we look back on our Week 15 predictions, build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and finish the show with a fun fact. Sit or Start Russell Wilson? (2:48) Week 16 Predictions: Darrell Henderson, Rams (16:20) Chase Edmonds, Cardinals (19:28) Tom Brady, Bucs (20:58) Salvon Ahmed, Dolphins (24:18) Tyron Johnson, Chargers (27:08) Austin Hooper, Browns (28:22) Leonard Fournette, Bucs (34:17) Marvin Jones, Lions (36:20) Jeff Wilson, 49ers (38:26) Lil'Jordan Humphrey, Saints (39:05) Million-Dollar Lineup (45:11) Fun Fact (48:51) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
The Russell Wilson Problem and Championship Waiver Wire Must Adds
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We lead the show with the disastrous win by the Jets and the long term ramifications if may have on the franchise. Then we dive into our winners and losers from Week 15, including Tony Pollard’s week winning performance, as well as Russell Wilson’s continued spiral. Then we send several players to The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book and recommend our top waiver wire adds as we head into championship week. Headlines: The Jets (1:00) Winners: Tight Ends (10:45) Jalen Hurts, Eagles (13:27) Tony Pollard, Cowboys (17:46) David Montgomery, Bears (20:32) Losers: Keenan Allen, Chargers (24:15) Top Tier WRs (26:27) Russell Wilson, Seahawks (27:38) Fantasy Burn Book (27:38) Waiver adds: QBs (36:50) RBs (44:08) WRs (56:40) TEs (60:44) D/ST (63:31) Email us for our Wednesday at Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
Zeke, Mostert, Fournette, and More Question Marks, Plus Week 15 Bold Predictions
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For the second week of fantasy playoffs, we discuss all the players with question marks surrounding their availability for the weekend. Then we offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for the Week 15 slate, look back on our Week 14 predictions, build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and rule on a Fantasy Court case. Question Mark Players (2:51) Week 15 Predictions: Jeff Wilson, 49ers (15:38) Leonard Fournette, Bucs (20:29) Irv Smith Jr., Vikings (22:47) Donovan Peoples-Jones, Browns (23:45) Gabriel Davis, Bills (24:58) J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (26:17) D'Andre Swift, Lions (28:07) Michael Pittman Jr, Colts (29:16) Kendrick Bourne, 49ers (29:47) Million-Dollar Lineup (34:58) Fantasy Court (38:23) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
Underrated Tannehill, Overrated Hurts, and Week 15 Fantasy Mailbag
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We lead the show by discussing Ryan Tannehill’s under-the-radar greatness before opening up our playoff mailbag for Week 15. We cover the possibility that people are overrating Jalen Hurts, rank the rookie RBs for this week, and answer some difficult QB and WR start-sit questions. We finish the show with a dramatic bad beat, some pretty terrible best man speeches, and much more. Ryan Tannehill, Titans (5:25) QB Sit-Start (11:20) RB Sit-Start (19:50) WR Sit-Start (24:43) Bad Beat (28:54) DEF Sit-Start (37:35) Best Man Speeches (39:05) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
Will Jalen Hurts Last? Plus: Week 14 Winners & Losers and Playoff Waivers
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We dive immediately into winners and losers from Week 14, including the pleasant surprise of QB streamers who panned out, Jalen Hurts’s promising start, and Diontae Johnson’s case of the dropsies. Then we break down a legendary week for The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book roster and recommend our top waiver adds as we head into week two of fantasy playoffs. Winners: Jalen Hurts (4:05) Late-blooming RBs (8:30) First-round draft picks (11:15) Losers: Josh Jacobs (15:35) Diontae Johnson (19:50) Elite WRs (25:27) Rookie WRs (27:12) Fantasy Burn Book (28:05) Waiver adds (33:13) Email us for our Wednesday mailbag episode at Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com! Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
Start or Sit Kyler? Plus, Lockett’s Comeback and Week 14 Playoff Bold Predictions.
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Fantasy playoffs are here, and we lead the show with the hottest question on everyone’s mind: Do I actually sit Kyler Murray this week? Then we offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for the Week 14 slate, look back on our Week 13 predictions, build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and rule on a Fantasy Court case. Start or Sit Kyler Murray (1:35) Week 14 Predictions: J.D. McKissic, Washington (10:20) Michael Pittman, Colts (12:20) Myles Gaskin, Dolphins (13:50) Jamison Crowder, Jets (17:15) Allen Lazard, Packers (19:50) Matt Stafford, Lions (22:52) Curtis Samuel, Panthers (27:47) Mike Williams, Chargers (31:24) Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (36:49) Million-Dollar Lineup (47:04) Fantasy Court (50:12) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
The Jalen Hurts Era Begins. Plus, a Fantasy Playoff Mailbag
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We lead the show by discussing the announcement that Carson Wentz has been benched for rookie Jalen Hurts, and what this means for the Eagles from a real life and fantasy perspective. Then we open up our first mailbag of the season to discuss playoff lineup decisions, fantasy court, and other off the wall listener questions. Jalen Hurts, Eagles (1:45) Mailbag (12:55) Fantasy Court (54:30) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
Can Russ and Kyler Be Trusted? Plus, Eagles in the Burn Book, and Playoff Waivers
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We lead with the continued slumping of Russell Wilson and Kyler Murray, and discuss whether or not you should consider sitting them in Week 14. Then we get into our winners from the week, add a Philadelphia Eagle to The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book, and recommend our top waiver adds as we head into the fantasy playoffs Headlines: Kyler Murray and Russell Wilson (3:20) Winners: Keke Coutee, Texans (18:15) Baker Mayfield, Browns (23:36) David Montgomery, Bears (27:48) Raiders offense (29:40) Fantasy Burn Book: Miles Sanders, Eagles (33:33) Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (36:37) Waiver Adds (39:51) Email us for our Wednesday mailbag episode! Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
The Trubisky Secret, Fantasy Tanking, and Week 13 Bold Predictions
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We lead the show with the bizarre Steelers-Ravens Wednesday game as well as the players eligible to return from the Reserve/COVID-19 list this week. Then we offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for the Week 13 slate, look back on our Week 12 predictions, build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and rule on a Fantasy Court case about tanking. Players Returning From the COVID-19 List (4:23) Week 13 Predictions: Allen Robinson, Bears (12:50) Denzel Mims, Jets (15:34) Duke Johnson, Texans (18:50 Miles Sanders, Eagles (21:06) Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (23:20) Drew Lock, Broncos (25:45) Jarvis Landry, Browns (28:10) Mitchell Trubisky, Bears (30:57) Matthew Stafford, Lions (31:50) Kirk Cousins, Vikings (37:45) Million-Dollar Lineup (47:00) Fantasy Court (52:00) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
RIP Will Fuller, Playoff Stashes, and Slumping Fantasy Superstars
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We lead the show by discussing the fantasy implications of Will Fuller’s devastating season-ending suspension before offering up some waiver-wire players and defenses you can stash for the fantasy playoffs, debating and analyzing players who worry us going into the next few weeks, and holding yet another COVID-related Fantasy Court. Waiver-Wire Playoff Stashes: D/ST (12:00) RB (20:00) TE (25:00) Slumping Stars Lamar Jackson, Ravens (28:45) Kyler Murray, Cardinals (30:30) Russell Wilson, Seahawks (34:45) Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (37:50) Alvin Kamara, Saints (40:40) Tee Higgins, Bengals (43:00) D.J. Chark, Jaguars (43:48) Ronald Jones and Leonard Fournette, Bucs (45:40) Fantasy Court (48:40) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 02, 2020
Fantasy Explosions, Kyler’s Collapse, COVID Chaos, and Week 12 Waivers
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We lead with the disaster that was the Broncos offense, the COVID-related consequences across the fantasy landscape, and the highest scorers from the weekend. Then we get into our winners from the week, debate adding an unlikely player to The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book, recommend our top waiver adds after Week 12, and finish the show with a fun fact. Headlines (1:10) Winners: 49ers Offense (12:10) Austin Ekeler, Chargers (15:15) Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (19:15) Fantasy Burn Book (24:15) Waiver Adds (28:30) Email us: Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 01, 2020
Supreme Fantasy Court: Taysom Hill vs. the People. Plus, Week 12 Bold Predictions
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We lead the show with a special edition of Supreme Fantasy Court in which we weigh in on the controversial move by ESPN to remove Taysom Hill’s eligibility as a TE in fantasy leagues. We offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for the Thanksgiving Day games as well as the Sunday Week 12 slate, and then look back on our Week 11 predictions and build our million-dollar turkey day daily fantasy lineup.  Taysom Hill vs. the People (0:45) Thanksgiving Day Predictions: Jordan Akins, Texans (21:10) Duke Johnson, Texans (24:14) Will Fuller and Brandin Cooks, Texans (26:18) Alex Smith, Washington (28:09) Sunday Predictions: Nelson Agholor, Raiders (31:20) Robert Tonyan, Packers (34:55) Seahawks Defense (37:34) Darius Slayton, Giants (40:33) Daniel Jones, Giants (42:00) Million-Dollar Lineup (46:48) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
Dying on Taysom Hill, Cowboys Comeback, Rookie RB Resurgence, and Week 11 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We lead the show with the Week 11 Taysom Hill experience and how it affects the other players in New Orleans. Then we get into our winners from the week, adding to The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book, and recommending our top waiver adds after Week 11. Headlines: Taysom Hill, Saints (0:45) Winners: Cowboys (19:30) Justin Herbert, Chargers (21:15) Jonathan Taylor and J.K. Dobbins (25:00) Fantasy Burn Book (32:50) Waiver Adds (36:10) Email us: Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 24, 2020
Jameis vs. Taysom Hill, Addicted to Indy, and Week 11 Bold Predictions
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With Drew Brees out, we break down what the Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill–led Saints look like before offering up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 11, looking back on our Week 10 predictions, building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and opening up another case for Fantasy Court. Jameis vs. Taysom Hill (1:30) Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley, Falcons (13:30) Damien Harris, Patriots (15:00) Demarcus Robinson, Chiefs (19:10) Austin Hooper, Browns (22:35) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (26:20) Michael Pittman, Colts (31:14) Alex Smith and Logan Thomas, Washington (32:55) Adam Thielen and Justin Jefferson, Vikings (36:23) Lamar Jackson, Ravens (38:35) Million-Dollar Lineup (47:40) Fantasy Court (53:10) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
Trade for Giants (Seriously). Plus: Eagles Optimism, Sneaky Amari Cooper, and More Trade Deadline Targets.
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We go through our top trade targets as the fantasy trade deadline approaches, talk about why the Giants are the buy-low team of the season, and show optimism for the rest of the NFC East. Then we debate the players who have the biggest gap between their fantasy and real-life values before getting into some bad beats. Trade Targets: Raheem Mostert, 49ers (3:30) Miles Sanders, Eagles (5:23) D'Andre Swift, Lions (8:30) James Robinson, Jaguars (13:15) Keenan Allen, Chargers (16:52) DeVante Parker, Dolphins (20:15) Amari Cooper, Cowboys (24:35) Darius Slayton, Giants (25:10) Evan Engram, Giants (27:55) Noah Fant, Broncos (29:10) Fantasy vs. Real-Life Players' Value (31:00) Bad Beats (46:15) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
Lamar, the “Raining” MVP. Plus: Diggs vs. Hopkins, Rando RBs, and Week 10 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We lead the show with our continued disappointment with Lamar Jackson before diving into our winners from the week, adding to The Ringer Fantasy Burn Book, and recommending our top waiver adds after Week 10. Headlines: Lamar Jackson (1:50) Winners: DeAndre Hopkins and Stefon Diggs (13:22) Random running backs (19:10) The Buccaneers (25:40) Fantasy Burn Book: Jonathan Taylor, Colts (29:50) Waiver Adds (32:25) Email us: Ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
Start Anyone vs. Seattle, Dalvin Cook’s Comedown, and Week 10 Bold Predictions
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We discuss the fantasy scoring boom including Seattle's historically bad defense before offering up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 10, looking back on our Week 9 predictions, and building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. We finish the show by introducing the world to the Bullshit Scoring Fantasy League Jared Goff, Rams (10:50) Rams WR (13:25) Tyler Boyd, Bengals (15:45) Dallas Goedert, Eagles (19:15) J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (20:30) Jalen Reagor, Eagles (22:15) Jarvis Landry, Browns (23:40) Troymaine Pope, Chargers (24:35) Dalvin Cook, Vikings (27:05) Million-Dollar Lineup (34:00) Fantasy Court (36:30) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2020
The RB Drought, In-Season Sleepers, and Midseason Fantasy Awards
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As we enter the second half of the fantasy season, we give out our Ringer Fantasy Football Awards after the first nine weeks before getting into some Week 9 bad beats. Awards: The Leap Award (4:15) The Just Don't Watch Them Play Award (9:30) Matt Asiata Award for Biggest Vulture (14:35) Most Unexpected Breakout (19:00) The 'N SYNC Award (28:30) The Old Yeller Award (32:30) The Top Sleeper Award (34:00) Sleepers That Failed You (37:00) The Drunken Amazon Order Award (41:30) Bad Beats (42:30) Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
Kyler’s Fantasy MVP Run, and Is Tua Already a Fantasy Starter? Plus, Week 9 Winners, Waivers, and Burns.
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We lead the show with the explosion by Kyler Murray and other young fantasy QB superstars. We later get into our winners from the week, including the new elite group of young WRs. Then we add to The Ringer fantasy burn book, give Hollywood Brown a new nickname, and offer up our top waiver adds after Week 9. Headlines: Kyler Murray, Cardinals (1:39) Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (8:49) Josh Allen, Bills (11:29) Winners: Dalvin Cook, Vikings (19:32) Young Elite WRs (22:20) Travis Kelce, Chiefs (25:36) Fantasy Burn Book: Marquise Brown, Ravens (29:00) Waiver Adds (36:00) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2020
The Sleeper Broncos, Marquise Brown Regret, COVID-19 Adjustments, and Week 9 Bold Predictions
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We discuss some potential preventative measures to take in light of the overwhelming number of COVID-19-affected games this week before we look back on our Week 8 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 9. Then we build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and finish the show with a beer pong–themed edition of Fantasy Court. COVID-19 Update (00:34) Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (19:10) Noah Fant, Broncos (22:10) JuJu-Smith Schuster, Steelers (24:15) Marquise Brown, Ravens (25:30) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (28:10) Jordan Howard, Dolphins (29:30) Will Fuller, Texans (32:50) Jamison Crowder, Jets (35:00) Mike Gesicki, Dolphins (36:35) Matthew Stafford, Lions (40:30) Million-Dollar Lineup (45:30) Fantasy Court (00:00) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
Josh Allen’s Decline, Sell High on Calvin Ridley, and More Second-Half Predictions
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We break down how to handle the Green Bay running back situation after several players have been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list before revisiting our season-long predictions and doling out our bold predictions for the second half of the fantasy season.  Bold Predictions: David Montgomery, Bears (14:30) James Conner, Steelers (19:15) Josh Jacobs, Raiders (22:45) Leonard Fournette, Buccaneers (24:30) Antonio Gibson, Washington (27:40) Chase Edmonds, Cardinals (30:00) Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (31:00) Josh Allen, Bills (35:45) J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (38:00) Calvin Ridley, Falcons (40:20) Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (43:10) Bad Beats (47:30) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020
Week 8 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We lead the show with the players we are most worried about after a slow Week 8, including Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Ezekiel Elliot, and Jonathan Taylor. We also offer up our winners of the week, discuss players who deserve to be in the fantasy burn book, and recommend our top waiver adds after Week 8. Headlines: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (5:30) Ezekiel Elliot, Cowboys (9:34) Winners: DK Metcalf and AJ Brown (18:04) Joe Burrow and the Bengals (22:55) J.K. Dobbins and Zack Moss (26:33) Fantasy Burn Book (29:45) Waiver Adds (34:12) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
How Many Cowboys Can You Start This Week? Plus, Week 8 Bold Predictions
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We determine how many Cowboys can be started this week now that Ben DiNucci is the starting QB, look back on our Week 7 predictions, and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 8. Then we build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and finish the show with an insult-fueled edition of Fantasy Court. Cowboys Offense (1:00) DeVante Parker, Dolphins (11:00) Le’Veon Bell, Chiefs (18:00) Adam Gase, Jets (21:30) Marquise Brown, Ravens (23:15) Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (27:15) CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (29:45) Darnell Mooney, Bears (30:30) DeeJay Dallas, Seahawks (32:00) Denzel Mims, Jets (33:00) Million-Dollar Lineup (42:15) Fantasy Court (46:45) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 30, 2020
Re-Ranking Lamar, Zeke, Herbert, and the Top 12 at Each Position
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Is Lamar Jackson a top-five QB going forward? Should you take Herbert over Rodgers? Is Ezekiel Elliott a top-12 RB? How should we feel about Michael Thomas? We answer these questions and more as we enter the second half of the fantasy season. We also introduce our new best ball Ringer league and re-rank the top 12 players at each position. QBs (7:00) RBs (19:00) WRs (32:00) TEs (42:30) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020
Week 7 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We lead the show with the Seahawks taking command of the fantasy football world and Justin Herbert’s ascension as a top-five QB. We also offer up our winners of the week, add to our fantasy burn book, and recommend our top waiver adds after Week 7. Headlines: The Seahawks (2:00) Justin Herbert (8::45 Winners: Diontae Johnson (13:45) 49ers RBs (18:00) Sleeper Tight Ends (23:00) Fantasy Burn Book (26:00) Waiver Adds (32:30) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
Week 7 Bold Predictions, Million-Dollar Lineup, and Fantasy Court
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We look back on our Week 6 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 7, build our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup, and finish the show with a rousing edition of Fantasy Court. Keenan Allen (21:52) Matt Ryan (28:07) Lions vs. Falcons (29:17) Tyler Lockett (31:31) Drew Brees and Jared Cook (33:27) Kareem Hunt (35:05) Tee Higgins (38:26) George Kittle (42:03)) Terry McLaurin (44:49) Million-Dollar Lineup (47:38) Fantasy Court (49:40) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
Tua Talk and 10 Stats That Define the Fantasy Season
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Tua Tagovailoa is starting for the Dolphins, but should he be rostered for your team? Plus, how will Le’Veon Bell affect Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s fantasy value? Then we offer up 10 stats that define the fantasy season, including how players on new teams have fared so far, the waiver-wire explosion, and surprising top-12 players after six weeks. DK surprises us with a fantasy quiz and then we finish the show with a legendary bad beat. Tua Tagovailoa (5:50) Le’Veon Bell vs. Clyde Edwards-Helaire (10:51) 10 Stats That Define the Season (14:11) Bad Beats (47:23) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
Week 6 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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Is the Bucs defense one to avoid in fantasy? Plus, is Ryan Tannehill actually elite? We also offer up our winners of the week, add to our fantasy burn book, and recommend our top waiver adds after Week 6. Headlines: Bucs D (3:36) Ryan Tannehill (8:45) Winners: Kirk Cousins (18:32) D'Andre Swift (21:31) Julio Jones (24:43) Fantasy Burn Book (27:08) Waiver Adds (32:51) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
Week 6 Bold Predictions and Our Million-Dollar Lineup
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We look back on our Week 5 predictions (which we nailed) and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 6 before building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. David Montgomery, Bears (16:27) Jonathan Taylor, Colts (17:57) Andy Dalton, Cowboys (19:03) Laviska Shenault Jr. Jaguars (22:59) JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers (26:03) Jared Goff, Rams (30:45) Mecole Hardman, Chiefs (33:52) Kirk Cousins and Irv Smith Jr., Vikings (35:31) Le’Veon Bell, Free Agent (39:54) Million-Dollar Lineup (42:17) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 16, 2020
Le’Veon Bell, Trade Targets, and Fantasy C*ckblocks
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We discuss Le’Veon Bell getting released from the New York Jets and question whether or not he could still be fantasy relevant, offer up some players to sell high and buy low on, and discuss the most talented players in the league whose coaches are obstructing their ability to score. We finish the show with another edition of Bad Beats. Le’Veon Bell (3:11) Trade Bait: Mike Evans, Buccaneers (14:35) Marquise Brown, Ravens (17:53) David Montgomery, Bears (20:34) Zach Ertz, Eagles (26:10) C*ckblocks: J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (35:07) Antonio Gibson, Washington (36:49) Drew Brees, Saints (37:54) Chase Edmonds, Cardinals (41:10) D'Andre Swift, Lions (43:28) Damien Harris, Patriots (44:44) Allen Robinson, Bears (45:21) Andy Isabella, Cardinals (46:44) Bad Beats (48:49) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
Week 5 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We open the show with Dak Prescott’s injury and how it affects the Cowboys from a fantasy perspective before breaking down our winners of the week, adding to our fantasy burn book, and recommending our top waiver adds after Week 5. Headlines: Dak Prescott (5:50) Winners: Chase Claypool (18:32) Deshaun Watson (26:10) Travis Fulgham (27:53) Mike Davis (29:55) Fantasy Burn Book (33:21) Waiver Adds (37:06) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Week 5 Bold Predictions and Our Million-Dollar Lineup
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We look back on our Week 4 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 5 before building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. Deshaun Watson, Texans (10:56) Marquise Brown, Ravens (14:30) Ravens vs. Bengals (18:13) Miles Sanders, Eagles (19:30) Pittsburgh defense (20:55) Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (22:03) Darius Slayton, Giants (24:07) Olamide Zaccheaus, Falcons (28:42) Antonio Gibson, Washington (30:58) Million-dollar lineup (36:09) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 09, 2020
First Team All-Sleepers, All-Waivers, and All-Regrets After 4 Weeks
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We start the show discussing the recent firing of Texans head coach and GM Bill O’Brien and what this means for the Texans fantasy season. Then we vote on our first team All-Sleepers, All-Regrets, and All-Waivers at the quarter mark of the NFL season before ending the show with some bad beats. First Team All-Fantasy (9:58) First Team All-Sleepers (16:04) First Team All-Regrets (25:45) First Team All-Waivers (31:43) Bad Beats (41:12) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
Week 4 Winners, Waivers, and Burns
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We open the show with Dak Prescott and the Cowboys’ historic fantasy start to the season before breaking down our winners of the week, adding to our fantasy burn book, and recommending our top waiver adds after Week 4. Headlines: Dak Prescott (2:34) Winners: Tom Brady, Buccaneers (13:42) Justin Herbert, Chargers (17:08) Antonio Gibson, Washington (22:37) Odell Beckham Jr., Browns (27:51) Fantasy Burn Book (36:33) Waiver Adds (40:34) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
Week 4 Bold Predictions and Our Million-Dollar Lineup
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We look back on our Week 3 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 4 before building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (14:59) Hunter Renfrow, Raiders (18:37) Will Fuller, Texans (22:14) Terry McLaurin, Washington (27:29) AJ Green, Bengals (30:21) The Los Angeles Rams defense (34:15) Devante Parker, Dolphins (37:49) Dolphins vs. Seahawks (39:57) Million-Dollar Lineup (44:00) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 02, 2020
Trades and Fades After Week 3
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We discuss the players whose hill we are either dying on or abandoning after a slow start to the season and who you could potentially trade them for. We finish the show with a few bad beats from Week 3. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns (10:11) David Johnson, Texans (16:28) Will Fuller, Texans (19:11) D.J. Moore, Panthers (23:22) Cam Akers, Rams (30:53) DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals (33:38) Kenyan Drake, Cardinals (35:56) Kerryon Johnson, Lions (39:36) Joe Mixon, Bengals (42:31) Gardner Minshew, Jaguars (47:25) Bad Beats (47:57) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 30, 2020
Winners, Waivers, and Burns From Week 3
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We break down the headlines of the week, including Russell Wilson and Josh Allen’s fantasy explosions and Nick Foles’s triumphant return. Later we get into the winners of the week, add to the fantasy burn book, and recommend our top waiver adds after Week 3. Headlines: Russell Wilson (4:53) Josh Allen (12:54) Nick Foles (20:22) Winners: Rookie wide receivers (28:16) Justin Herbert (32:26) Last week’s waiver adds (33:57) Fantasy Burn Book (36:40) Week 4 waiver adds (44:31 Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
Week 3 Bold Predictions and Our Million-Dollar Lineup
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We look back on our Week 2 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 3 before building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. Logan Thomas, Washington (9:26) Allen Robinson, Bears (11:42) Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (14:49) CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (17:04) Joshua Kelley, Chargers (19:45) Kenyan Drake, Cardinals (21:09) Taysom Hill, Saints (24:29) Drew Sample, Bengals (27:14) Chiefs vs. Ravens (29:14) Million-Dollar Lineup (34:11) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 25, 2020
Top 24 Check-in, Take Tahoe, and Bad Beats
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We check in on the top 24 from preseason drafts and take a look at injuries, whiffs, and other preseason surprises entering Week 3. Craig calls in from Lake Tahoe to give a Take Tahoe. Then we take a look at some of our favorite listener bad beats. Checking in on the Top 24 Christian McCaffrey (07:46) Saquon Barkley (09:44) Ezekiel Elliott (09:56) Michael Thomas (10:05) Derrick Henry (12:12) Dalvin Cook (14:32) Davante Adams (16:43) Take Tahoe With Craig (40:27) Bad Beats (56:18) Hosts: Danny Heifetz and Danny Kelly Guest: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 23, 2020
Week 2 Waivers, Free-Agent Adds, and Who Won the Week
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Surprise! Everyone is injured! We take a look at the fallout from a brutal injury-marred Week 2 slate and then review the waiver wire along with who won this week. Injuries Saquon Barkley (05:31) Christian McCaffrey (09:06) Raheem Mostert (12:50) Jimmy Garoppolo (16:44) Davante Adams (17:59) Waiver Rankings Running Backs (37:47) Receivers (46:39) Tight Ends (52:09) Quarterbacks (53:47) Who Won the Week (54:06) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
Week 2 Bold Predictions and our Million-Dollar Lineup
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We look back on our Week 1 predictions and offer up our gut calls and bold predictions for Week 2 before building our million-dollar daily fantasy lineup. Parris Campbell, Colts (11:13) Josh Allen, Bills (14:22) Dak Prescott and Michael Gallup, Cowboys (17:11) Diontae Johnson, Steelers (20:01) Ronald Jones, Buccaneers (22:07) Tom Brady, Buccaneers (24:16) Scotty Miller, Buccaneers (26:04) Josh Jacobs, Raiders (28:31) Saints Offense (31:21) Million-Dollar Lineup (36:44) Million-Dollar Lineup (36:44) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
Bouncebacks and Drop-offs After Week 1
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We break down the sudden trade rumors surrounding Allen Robinson, Odell Beckham Jr., and Zach Ertz before discussing the biggest bounceback and drop-off candidates by drafting our favorite and least favorite players at each position. We finish the show with some Week 1 bad beats. Trade Rumors (2:53) Bounceback Draft (5:57) Drop-off Draft (30:44) Bad Beats (46:37) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
Week 1 Standouts and Waiver Wire Adds
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Football is finally back, and we break down the headlines from the weekend, including Cam Newton’s promising fantasy start, the Bucs' disappointment, and how the lack of preseason affected fantasy scores. Then, we get into the top scorers of the week, discuss rookie running backs, and recommend our top waiver wire adds heading into Week 2. Headlines (6:43) Top Scorers (20:00) Waiver Wire Adds (49:30) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Nine Gut Predictions for Week 1
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We preview the Chiefs-Texans game, give our Super Bowl and MVP picks, and offer up our gut fantasy predictions for Week 1 before closing the show with a listener-submitted question. Keenan Allen (12:20) Aaron Rodgers (14:30) Kyler Murray (18:40) Jared Goff (24:54) Rookie RBs (27:31) Jaguars defense (29:40) Zach Ertz (34:09) Travis Kelce and George Kittle (37:08) Zane Gonzalez (38:28) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
Last-Second Risers, Injury Updates, and Tricky First-Round Picks
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We talk about Alvin Kamara's and Dalvin Cook’s contract situations, brief you on COVID-19's impact on NFL rules and fantasy football team management, break down roster cut downs, discuss injury updates, answer listener questions, and more. Alvin Kamara and Dalvin Cook (4:53) COVID-19 rules update (9:36) Roster updates (15:57) For last-second draft advice, check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Draft Guide! Host: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
The Players No One Is Talking About Before Your Draft
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We discuss Leonard Fournette signing with the Buccaneers and give a quick training camp injury update before highlighting some of the underdiscussed players from the preseason and giving our thoughts as we head into the last few days of draft season. QB Carson Wentz, Eagles (17:43) QB Drew Brees, Saints (19:57) QB Russell Wilson, Seahawks (23:53) TE Noah Fant, Broncos (26:51) TE Eric Ebron, Steelers (29:17) TE Zach Ertz, Eagles (32:17) RB Nick Chubb, Browns (36:11) RB Josh Jacobs, Raiders (38:40) WR Henry Ruggs III, Raiders (40:05) WR DJ Moore, Panthers (42:31) WR AJ Green, Bengals (45:07) WR AJ Brown, Titans (46:25) As you head into draft weekend, make sure to use the Draft Tracker feature on The Ringer Fantasy Football Draft Guide. Host: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
Leonard Fournette News, Alvin Kamara Trade Rumors, and Our Favorite Targets in Each Round
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We discuss Leonard Fournette getting cut from the Jaguars, the recent rumor of Alvin Kamara on the Saints' trading block, and highlight our favorite players from each round of a 12-team draft before answering our first listener question! Round 1 (19:31) Round 2 (23:39) Round 3 (27:43) Round 4 (29:59) Round 5 (33:18) Round 6 (40:17) Round 7 (44:14) Round 8 (46:14)  Round 9 (48:39) Round 10 (50:33) Round 11 (51:47) Round 12 (54:28) Round 13 (58:57) Listener Question (61:48) It’s draft season, so check out The Ringer’s Fantasy Football Draft Guide and use our Draft Tracker to keep track of your players as you draft. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
15 Bold Predictions for 2020 + ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 3
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15 Bold Predictions for 2020 + ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 3 We recap Episode 3 of ‘Hard Knocks’ and catch up on the latest news from training camp before offering up each of our five boldest predictions for the 2020 fantasy football season. ‘Hard Knocks’ (3:49) Training Camp Update (8:03) Bold Predictions:  Tom Brady (13:09) Davante Adams (18:25) Mike Evans (20:27) Aaron Jones (23:33) Cam Akers (25:23) Christian McCaffrey (28:30) Austin Ekeler (33:10) DeAndre Hopkins (36:09 Raheem Mostert (39:21) David Johnson (41:39) Top 10 Tight Ends (42:53) Evan Engram (44:48) Joe Burrow (46:53) Damien Harris (51:27) Le’Veon Bell (53:06) It’s draft season, so check out The Ringer’s Fantasy Football Draft Guide and use our Draft Tracker to keep track of your players as you draft. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Biggest Risers in Our Top 150
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We discuss the latest news from training camps before breaking down the players who have risen in our top 150 rankings the most in the past month. Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for more player rankings, tiers, and mock drafts. RB Clyde-Edwards Helaire, Chiefs (18:06) RB James Conner, Steelers (20:05) WR Marquise Brown, Ravens (21:53) WR Will Fuller, Texans (25:16) WR Michael Gallup, Cowboys (32:02) WR Jalen Reagor, Eagles (35:37) WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons (38:11) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (41:55) WR Robert Woods, Rams (44:48) WR Scotty Miller, Buccaneers (45:45) RB Damien Harris, Patriots (49:33) TE Chris Herndon, Jets (50:37) WR Preston Williams, Dolphins (51:34) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
Training Camp Updates, New Sleepers, Anti-Lytics, and ‘Hard Knocks’ Ep2
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We break down our favorite moments from Episode 2 of ‘Hard Knocks’, provide fantasy player updates from around the league now that training camp is officially underway, highlight some new sleepers who are gaining steam, and introduce a new segment about all of the football-adjacent news around the league called “Anti-Lytics”. Hard Knocks (1:19) Training Camp News (12:05) New Sleepers (43:27) Anti-Lytics (49:47) Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for our updated top 150, positional tiers, expert mock drafts, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
The Secret to Winning Your ESPN and Yahoo Drafts
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We dive deep into the ESPN and Yahoo draft experience and outline ways to gain an advantage on both platforms, including general strategies to follow and specific players to target. Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for our updated top 150, positional tiers, expert mock drafts, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 19, 2020
Tricks to Win Your Draft and Hard Knocks Episode 1
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We recap our favorite moments from the first episode of 'Hard Knocks' (00:00) before we break down snake, auction, and dynasty drafts and offer up our tips and tricks to come out on top.  'Hard Knocks' (1:24) Snake drafts (13:52) Auction drafts (30:14) Dynasty drafts (45:12) Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for our updated top 150, positional tiers, expert mock drafts, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
Players to Avoid in 2020
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We break down the players we don’t like at their current draft value in 2020. RB Leonard Fournette, Jaguars (5:12) QBs Lamar Jackson, Ravens/Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs (8:22) WR DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals (11:27) RB Sony Michel, Patriots (14:03) RB Le’Veon Bell, Jets (16:52) RB Derrick Henry, Titans (19:10) WR Cooper Kupp, Rams (22:53) WR Deebo Samuel, 49ers (26:59) WR Courtland Sutton, Broncos (29:02) WR Stefon Diggs, Bills (34:26) WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts (35:46) WR Brandin Cooks, Texans (38:25) TE Zach Ertz, Eagles (39:52) TE Jared Cook, Saints (41:11) RB Antonio Gibson, Washington (43:14) Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for our updated rankings, tiers, mock drafts, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 12, 2020
QB/TE Tiers
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We talk through our quarterback and tight end tiers and point out the players we like the most, and the players who should be relegated to the tier below. QB Tiers Tier 1 (5:31) Tier 2 (6:45) Tier 3 (13:11) Tier 4 (17:30) Tier 5 (23:55) Tight End Tiers Tier 1 (32:32) Tier 2 (33:08) Tier 3 (35:07) Tier 4 (41:21) Tier 5 (49:47) Check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for a closer look at our tiers, rankings, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 10, 2020
Wide Receiver Tiers
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We talk through our wide receiver tiers and point out the players we like the most and the ones who should be relegated to the tier below. Tier 1 (6:24) Tier 2 (7:32) Tier 3 (8:55) Tier 4 (17:01) Tier 5 (25:01) Tier 6 (30:18) Tier 7 (37:07) Tier 8 (43:31) Tier 9 (48:27) Check out The Ringer's Fantasy Football Guide for a closer look at our tiers, rankings, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
Running Back Tiers
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We talk through our running back tiers and point out the players we like the most, and the ones who should be relegated to the tier below. Tier 1 (8:30) Tier 2 (9:37) Tier 3 (12:51) Tier 4 (15:04) Tier 5 (27:11) Tier 6 (32:58) Tier 7 (38:03) Tier 8 (44:49) Tier 9 (47:11) Check out the Ringer Fantasy Football Guide for a closer look at our tiers, rankings, and more. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 03, 2020
Bouncebacks and Busts
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We nominate the players who are set up for a bounceback or a bust season and tell you which side of the coin we land on. WR JuJu Smith-Schuster and RB James Conner, Steelers (3:16) WR Odell Beckham, Browns and QB Baker Mayfield, Browns (9:16) QB Jared Goff, Rams (15:26) QB Matt Ryan, Falcons (18:16) RB David Johnson, Texans (20:42) RB Le’Veon Bell, Jets (24:55) QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (30:44) QB Phillip Rivers and WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts (35:13) RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (38:49) WR Adam Thielen, Vikings (43:11) For more fantasy rankings, sleepers, and draft info, check out the Ringer Fantasy Football Draft Guide. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
2020 Sleepers
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We break down their top sleepers for the 2020 fantasy season. WR Steven Sims, Washington (4:14) TE Chris Herndon, Jets (7:43) TE Jace Sternberger, Packers (13:31) TE Gerald Everett, Rams (15:51) RB Tarik Cohen, Bears (18:04) WR Preston Williams, Dolphins (22:22) RB Nyheim Hines, Colts (25:37) WR Golden Tate, Giants (28:50) WR Jalen Hurd, 49ers (32:38) WR James Washington and Diontae Johnson, Steelers (35:20) RB Damien Harris, Patriots (40:50) For more fantasy rankings, sleepers, and mock drafts, check out the Ringer Fantasy Football Draft Guide. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 27, 2020
Our Top Targets for 2020
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The Ringer’s Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck welcome you back to ‘The Ringer Fantasy Football Show’ to break down their top draft targets for the 2020 season.  Don’t forget to check out The Ringer Fantasy Football Draft Guide for top 150 rankings, expert mock drafts, auction values, top targets, and much more. -Allen Robinson (3:21) -Kenyan Drake (6:46) -Robert Woods (10:10) -Damien Williams (12:17) -Adam Thielen (17:36) -Tyler Lockett (19:14) -James Conner (21:23) -Mark Andrews (24:13) -Hayden Hurst (25:47) -Calvin Ridley (27:47) -A.J. Brown (28:40) -Josh Allen (31:21) -Matt Stafford (33:31) -George Kittle (35:23) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 22, 2020
Players on New Teams and Where to Draft Them
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The Ringer’s Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck debut ‘The Ringer Fantasy Football Show’ with a refresher on some of the players on new teams in 2020 and how we expect them to perform this year. -Tom Brady (10:13) -Rob Gronkowski (15:08) -Cam Newton (21:00) -Todd Gurley (28:01) -DeAndre Hopkins (36:25) -Kenyan Drake (42:20) -David Johnson (45:35) -Melvin Gordon (51:35) -Stefon Diggs (53:32) -Hayden Hurst (57:58) -Austin Hooper (60:27) Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Introducing 'The Ringer Fantasy Football Show'
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Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck will guide you through your fantasy football season, providing analysis on both big-picture conversations like weekly matchups, trades, and daily fantasy, as well as the subtleties that will make the difference in your league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 16, 2020