04 Jan 2016, 12:02pm by Aaron Schatz
Once again this year, we'll keep an open thread all day on the Monday after the season to announce firings. Every year, it seems like the announcements start earlier and earlier. This year, we can't even wait for any of Sunday's games to be over. (Click to read more.)
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29 Dec 2015, 08:39pm by Aaron Schatz
In the final ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly podcast for this season, Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss who to target and who to steer clear of if you are in a league that goes through Week 17. Plus, they review the biggest surprises and busts of the 2016 season and which players have the most value for dynasty leagues going forward.
29 Dec 2015, 07:36pm by Aaron Schatz
Arizona's huge win over Green Bay moves the Cardinals ahead of the Seahawks at the top of the DVOA ratings and gives us the first-ever "DVOA Championship Game" with No. 1 battling No. 2 to close out the regular season.
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22 Dec 2015, 09:08pm by Aaron Schatz
Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss Odell Beckham's suspension and which favorable matchups you should look to exploit in Week 16 to win you a championship.
22 Dec 2015, 08:46pm by Aaron Schatz
Hello again, Seattle. The 9-5 Seahawks move into the top spot and could end up No. 1 for four straight years. Plus: which teams have suffered the most with backup quarterbacks in 2015?
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19 Dec 2015, 05:26pm by Aaron Schatz
Important story from the last couple days that's worth discussing with the FO readers. The NFL has announced that it will expand communication during the playoffs between referees and V.P. of Officiating Dean Blandino at the New York office.
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17 Dec 2015, 06:07pm by Aaron Schatz
This week's show focuses on the question of players where the advanced stats seem to disagree with conventional wisdom. Is Blake Bortles having a good season, or not? Why does DeAngelo Williams fly under all the radars for Pittsburgh, maybe the best offense in the NFL? And what the heck happened to Dez Bryant this year: quarterback problems, the lingering foot injury, or both? (Click for audio link.)
16 Dec 2015, 11:49am by Aaron Schatz
Anita Marks, Aaron Schatz and Stephania Bell discuss all the injuries you need to know going into the fantasy football semifinals. Plus, help on the waiver wire, looking at new running backs in Carolina, Seattle, and Jacksonville, and... should you bench Odell Beckham in Week 15?
15 Dec 2015, 08:06pm by Aaron Schatz
Carolina and New England slide up a little, Arizona slides down, but overall not much change in this week's DVOA ratings.
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10 Dec 2015, 04:00pm by Aaron Schatz
Greg Thomas sits in for Scott Spratt on this week's Off The Charts podcast and we discuss the weird split this year between the top teams and all those bad (but not too bad) teams. We go in depth into the worst DVOA teams to ever make the playoffs, talking about whether the NFC East and AFC South champions will join them. Plus, interesting Brock Osweiler charting stats.