Scott Spratt Football Outsiders Senior Analyst

Scott Spratt

Senior Analyst
Fantasy Expert
Charlotte, NC

SCOTT SPRATT got into analytics through his baseball work for Sports Info Solutions and writing for ESPN and FanGraphs, but he loves football analytics because of the intricacies of the sport. He is a Sloan Analytics Research Paper Competition and Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and was a 2018 finalist for FSWA Football Writer of the Year for his writing for Pro Football Focus. He is an elusive native Charlottean and has the Jimmy Clausen-given scars to prove it.

Scott Spratt's Archive

Khalil Herbert Set to Dominate Your Week 8 Waiver Wire

It's not all bad for the Bears this year—rookie Khalil Herbert just became the second player in the last two seasons to rush for 100 yards against Tampa Bay. Scott Spratt breaks down Herbert, Elijah Mitchell, Michael Carter, Kenneth Gainwell, and the other young running backs who could win your fantasy league this fall.

NFL Week 8 • October 26, 11:00 am ET
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NFL Week 8 • October 26, 11:00 am ET
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Cooper Kupp, L.A. Rams in Store for Big Week

The Rams offense has produced a lot of fantasy stars this weekend. So has the Lions defense. So you'll want to start everyone in a Los Angeles uniform—Kupp, Robert Woods, Tyler Higbee, Darrell Henderson, Matthew Stafford, maybe Flipper Anderson and Eric Dickerson—when they play Detroit on Sunday.

NFL Week 7 • October 21, 2:30 pm ET
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NFL Week 7 • October 21, 2:30 pm ET
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Waiver Wire Week 7: Alex Collins Tops Khalil Herbert as Best Available RB

A bevy of late-round running backs have suddenly become fantasy-relevant, including Chicago's Khalil Herbert, San Francisco's Elijah Mitchell, and Carolina's Chuba Hubbard. It's Seattle's Alex Collins, though, who has really caught Scott Spratt's eye.

NFL Week 7 • October 19, 11:11 am ET
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NFL Week 7 • October 19, 11:11 am ET
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Waiver Wire Week 6: Kadarius Toney is Here to Stay

Despite catching passes from a backup quarterback for most of the game, Kadarius Toney broke Odell Beckham's Giants record for receiving yards by a rookie. Toney highlights a quality list of wide receivers who could help you win your fantasy league, a list that also includes Emmanuel Sanders, Jerry Jeudy, and Jamal Agnew.

NFL Week 6 • October 12, 11:12 am ET
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NFL Week 6 • October 12, 11:12 am ET
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Start All Your Vikings Against Helpless Lions

The fantasy players with the biggest matchup boosts at each position this week—Kirk Cousins at quarterback, Dalvin Cook at running back, Tyler Conklin at tight end, and Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen at wide receiver—all play for Minnesota against a terrible Detroit defense. Scott Spratt looks at which other players you should start, and which you should leave on the bench.

NFL Week 5 • October 07, 2:20 pm ET
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NFL Week 5 • October 07, 2:20 pm ET
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