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ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: ODB Insurance

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.

Off The Charts Podcast: December 17

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.)

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 15

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?

Off The Charts Podcast: December 10

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.

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 14

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz give some pointers on who to target for your lineup for the first week of the playoffs, including Marvin Jones and Jameis Winston. Plus, a special guest: the youngest fantasy football champion we could find.

Off The Charts Podcast: December 3

In this week's episode of the Off The Charts podcast: How have Chicago and Detroit improved over the last few weeks? Do they have any shot at making the NFC North more than a two-team race? And is Washington really now the favorite to win the NFC East?

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 13

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss the injuries to Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham and the Cardinals RBs. Plus, contenders or pretenders from Week 12 and waiver claims.

Off The Charts Podcast: November 25

It's a special early Thanksgiving episode of the Off The Charts Podcast. This week, we talk about two 5-5 teams that are sneaking up on people: Houston and Tampa Bay. Plus, a little bit more on the Patriots vs. the Panthers for the title of "Super Bowl 50 Favorite."

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 12 Preview

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz break down all the injuries you need to know, discuss waiver wire pickups, and go through which teams have the most fantasy-friendly playoff schedule.

Off The Charts Podcast: November 19

This week's Off The Charts podcast looks closely at three teams where the win-loss record does not quite match our DVOA ratings. Go deeper into the world of the Minnesota Vikings and how they relate to a baseball stats concept known as "sequencing." Learn about the Kansas City Chiefs and a running game that somehow got better without Jamaal Charles. And go back in time to revisit the similarities between the 2015 Seattle Seahawks and the team that had the best DVOA ever for a 4-5 team: the 2003 Tampa Bay Bucs.