Fantasy Football Today Podcast

Want to dominate your league and get Fantasy Football bragging rights? Join host Adam Aizer and get analysis from writers Dave Richard, Jamey Eisenberg, Heath Cummings and the rest of our crew throughout the year. Start or Sit, Buy or Sell, Grade the Trade and plenty of your emails. This is the only podcast you'll need to win your league.

Fantasy Football Today Podcast

Want to dominate your league and get Fantasy Football bragging rights? Join host Adam Aizer and get analysis from writers Dave Richard, Jamey Eisenberg, Heath Cummings and the rest of our crew throughout the year. Start or Sit, Buy or Sell, Grade the Trade and plenty of your emails. This is the only podcast you'll need to win your league.

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  • 04/19: Schedule Reaction! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Now that the 2019 schedule is out, we spend about 10 minutes talking about some big games, some players who could get off to good Fantasy starts, teams that were given a raw deal by the schedule makers and if you should be sitting Patrick Mahomes @JAC in Week 1!!!

Episodes of This Show

  • 04/18: NFL Draft Preview with Ryan Wilson (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    It's our big NFL Draft preview show as Ryan Wilson joins us to talk about the top QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs. Which underrated prospects could surprise people in 2019 (4:00)? What is ARI going to do with the #1 pick (7:32)? And we get into the top QBs in the 2019 Draft (10:50). Is Kyler Murray a potential Fantasy star? ... RB talk (18:30) which obviously begins with Josh Jacobs, but who else do you need to know about? And we do have some NFL news to cover (30:00) including DeMaryius Thomas' signing, Russell Wilson's new contact, Todd Gurley's comments on his knee and more ... Talking WR (38:30) as D.K. Metcalf is just one of the names to know this year. And we finish with TEs (51:00). Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson are both vying to be the first TE drafted, so who is better for Fantasy purposes? ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 04/15: Finishing Up Our Mock Draft Review (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    After we went over some of the best picks and thoroughly reviewed the first three rounds of our PPR mock draft on Friday's episode, we wrap it up today with Rounds 4-8 and a review our teams ... We bring on Matthew Coca to give a different Fantasy perspective and talk about his team. Find out the common thread many of his draft picks have ... Did Jarvis Landry get taken too early? Who is the best NE RB in this format? Do you need a certain amount of catches from your RBs? ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 04/12: PPR Mock Draft Review Part One (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    On today's show we'll take a broader look at the draft with some trends and PPR strategies (6:48). Much of your strategy will depend on what you do at TE ... We each give our two favorite (17:25) and two least-favorite picks (29:30). We discuss the GB and SF RBs, Andrew Luck, Tarik Cohen, Dante Pettis, DeSean Jackson and several others ... Getting into the first three rounds of the draft (36:05). Discussing Todd Gurley, lots of Chiefs, Robert Woods, George Kittle etc. ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 04/08: Year 2 and 3 QBs ... Mahomes #2??? (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    As Patrick Mahomes takes the inevitable step back, which young QBs will take a step up? And can any of them pass Mahomes this season? We give you QBs who will be better in 2019 (1:40) and QBs who will be worse (13:22). Do we prefer Josh Allen or Lamar Jackson?  ... Do Sam Darnold, Mitchell Trubisky, Allen or Jackson have superstar potential? (21:00) And which Year 2 or 3 QB is a sleeper in 2019? ... News and notes from around the NFL with some NFL Draft talk (25:10) plus a possible solution to tanking in dynasty leagues (40:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 04/04: Year 2 and 3 TEs - Stars in the Making? (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    George Kittle has arrived, but which other young TEs can become stars? We tell you which TEs will be better (4:40), which will be worse (11:42), who has star potential (18:24) and who is a sleeper (23:00) ... NFL news (27:50) as Russell Wilson sets a deadline and Jordy Nelson leaves the door open for a return. Plus, which team has added the most OL this offseason? ... Highlighting some of Jamey's reporting from the NFL Owners Meetings. We've got his NFC notes (34:30) which include items on Jordan Reed, Todd Gurley, Kerryon Johnson and Devonta Freeman ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 04/01: Year 2 WRs - Who Will Step Up? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Let's analyze those sophomore WRs. Last year, Calvin Ridley was the only Top 30 rookie WR, but this year he may not be the first one drafted. We give you one Year 2 WR who will get better (6:00), one who will get worse (10:00) and a sleeper (17:15) ... Which sophomore WR has the most star potential (20:00)? And we also touch on the guys we didn't mention in previous segments (22:40) like Michael Gallup, Anthony Miller and the GB WRs ... News and notes from around the NFL (31:40). Is Marlon Mack going to be an every down back? ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/28: The Dynasty Episode! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Spending more than an hour talking Dynasty with Ryan McDowell of Dynasty League Football (@RyanMc23). First we get into the Jordan Howard trade (2:24) and whose value changes most in Dynasty leagues. Then we've got a Dynasty Q&A for Ryan (10:00) as we talk strategies, RB vs. WR, best formats for a Dynasty league, the value of the rookie draft picks and more ... We throw together a quick mock draft for a startup Dynasty league (20:10). Who are the top 12 picks? Did Todd Gurley make the cut? What about Nick Chubb? ... Some rankings disputes between Ryan and Heath (31:30) and a long discussion about Derrius Guice (37:50) and the effectiveness of tanking in Dynasty leagues ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/25: Gronk Reaction; Regression Candidates; NFL Draft TE Talk (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    The best TE in NFL history is retiring, so what is the Fantasy impact? Is Tom Brady definitely going to be less productive, or does recent history suggest otherwise? Is Sony Michel going to move up in the rankings? After our Gronkowski discussion, Dave will tell you one player who will take a step back in 2019 (13:40) with more to come ... News and notes (17:00) as we touch on Le'Veon Bell and Jay Ajayi. Then Dave has two other regression candidates (22:31). Why isn't he pumped up about Jared Cook's move to NO and Derrick Henry's awesome finish to 2018? ... Ryan Wilson joins us to talk about the TE class in the NFL Draft (28:50). We've got some good ones this year! Then Jamey comes on from Phoenix (37:25) to give his thoughts on Gronkowski and give us three players who will take a step back in 2019 ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/20: Bounce Back Candidates; NFL Draft Talk (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Who is ready to step it up after a disappointing 2018? Dave and Jamey start the show with two bounce back candidates and we revisit it later in the episode. First, Ryan Wilson joins us to profile Alabama RB Josh Jacobs and talk more about the NFL Draft (9:05). How do the Ole Miss WRs compare to some NFL WR tandems? ... A funny Pete Prisco story (24:00), news and notes (28:00) including our reaction to the Randall Cobb signing, and Jamey's thoughts on free agency (33:00). We have a spirited Mark Ingram vs. Leonard Fournette debate ... More bounce backs (41:30)! David Johnson, Aaron Rodgers, Jameis Winston and more ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/18: Free Agency is Awesome! (Fantasy Football Today)

    There is so much to analyze after the first week of free agency. We start with Superlatives (4:48) including Best Signing or Trade, Worst Signing or Trade, Most Confusing Signing and more. We get into the Golden Tate, Tevin Coleman and Mark Ingram transactions and discuss how Tate's addition impacts Evan Engram (12:32) ... Comparing Ingram to some other exciting Fantasy RBs (17:51) and debating what we expect from the SF backfield (21:55) with Coleman aboard. Was this a terrible signing for every SF RB's Fantasy value? ... Touching on the Tyreek Hill news and Kareem Hunt suspension (28:00), more rankings debates (35:00), a breakdown of the NO offense with Latavius Murray (43:10) and notes from around the NFL you may have missed ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/14: Bell and Beckham! So Much to Discuss! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    What a wild day around the NFL! Le'Veon Bell is on the Jets and Odell Beckham Jr. is on the Browns. We'll discuss all angles of these two news items as we bring on Browns Senior Media Broadcaster Nathan Zegura (6:00) to tell us how Cleveland is feeling, how Baker Mayfield will distribute the ball, how the running game will look with Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt (21:50) and more ... A lot of rankings discussed: Is Mayfield a Top 5 QB? Is Bell a Top 12 overall player? What happens to Jarvis Landry, David Njoku, Sterling Shepard and Evan Engram? And does Saquon Barkley actually lose value without Beckham? We discuss the impact on NYG (25:34) and NYJ (27:30) ... Thoughts on Latavius Murray's signing (42:00) to finish the show ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/12: Free Agency Review! Wentz a Winner, Howard a Loser (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We're still waiting for big names like Mark Ingram and Le'Veon Bell to sign, but for now there is plenty to react to. Do we have any interest in some of the WRs who are changing teams like DeSean Jackson, Adam Humphries, Devin Funchess and Jamison Crowder? Also, who are the winners (3:10) and losers (9:30) thus far? We go in-depth on the CHI backfield ... A review of all the major headlines (16:00). We discuss Nick Foles, Frank Gore, Danny Amendola, Sam Darnold (21:00) and other players affected by free agency ... Which teams made significant OL upgrades (30:50)? And is it better to build around RBs or WRs in dynasty leagues (39:00)? ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/11: Quick Reaction - Brown Trade and Hyde Signing (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We'll have our big free agency reaction show tomorrow, but let's bring on Pete Prisco to talk about Antonio Brown and Carlos Hyde! Obviously, Brown is the headliner here and we'll go over his impact on the OAK offense and what PIT will look like without him. And what role will Carlos Hyde have with KC (17:00)? How much does it hurt Damien Williams?
  • 03/07: AFC Team Needs; Draft Talk; David Johnson in Dynasty (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    So, Antonio Brown could get traded any minute now! What if he ends up with the Raiders? What does that do to his value? And what about Derek Carr's value? After our Brown discussion we transition to David Johnson and discuss his dynasty value (10:00). Then a new segment with a terrible title called "Which is More?" (13:22) ... Get to Know a Draft Prospect (18:50)! We bring on Chris Trapasso to talk about Ole Miss WR D.K. Metcalf. He is a physical freak, but what kind of a receiver is he? When will he be drafted? ... Team needs for every AFC team. We cover the AFC East (31:00), North (36:10), South (41:30) and West (46:40) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 03/04: Jamey's Combine Takeaways; Juicy NFL Rumors! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey and Heath return to the Podcast as we review the biggest takeaways from the NFL Combine. Is Todd Gurley still a first round pick after we've learned more about his knee (2:55)? What did Pete Carroll say about his RBs (7:35)? We discuss what 2019 will look like for Jerick McKinnon and Dante Pettis (13:15), plus a note on Kerryon Johnson's workload (19:15) ... Jamey answers questions about the best food, best GM to talk to and more from Indianapolis (22:40) and we also review some NFL news (26:00) including notes on Nick Foles, Antonio Brown, Kyler Murray, Carson Wentz and Quincy Enunwa. Did you know Wentz was by some measures better in 2018 than he was in 2017? Did you know that ARI might draft Murray #1 overall? ... Reacting to Jason La Canfora's notes and rumors from around the NFL (36:50). Odell Beckham Jr. to OAK??? ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/28: Combine News; NFC East and North Team Needs (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We've got SportsLine's Jacob Gibbs joining us today and he starts the show by telling us why he is high on Damien Williams (2:40), Kenny Golladay (8:22) and Chris Godwin (12:38) in 2019 ... Plenty of news from the combine as we cover QB (13:26), RB (16:25), WR (20:30) and TE (24:44) news. Kyler Murray is not as short as some thought he was. Todd Gurley's workload could decrease. DEN is bringing back Emmanuel Sanders. It seems that GB is bringing back Jimmy Graham, and there's much more to cover. Also, in an unrelated news, who is better: Michael Jordan or Tom Brady (26:40)? ... Team needs for the NFC East and NFC North. We break down PHI (29:30), DAL (33:00), WAS (35:50), NYG (39:00), CHI (41:40), DET (43:30), GB (45:30) and MIN (51:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/25: Best and Worst Offensive Lines; NFC South and West Team Needs (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We know how important the offensive line is in the NFL and in Fantasy Football. We'll go through the best and worst offensive lines from 2018 (1:50) with some surprises and discuss what it could mean for 2019 ... News and notes (10:30) with a focus on TEs, then we discuss team needs for the NFC South. We cover ATL (18:30), CAR (23:30), NO (26:20) and TB (30:00). These teams need RB depth! CAR could use another good WR ... On to the NFC West as we discuss ARI (31:00), LAR (33:15), SF (36:30) and SEA (40:00). We'll monitor these offensive lines and hope for a #1 WR in SF. Finally, we talk about new Offensive Coordinators and their tendencies (42:00) and Dave tells you why he's pumped about Kellen Moore in DAL ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/21: Big RB News, Teammate Combos, Free Agency Talk (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Some insight on Todd Gurley's knee leads to more debate about when to draft him, and then we get into the best teams for Le'Veon Bell (9:30) and if his conditioning is an issue ... Teammate combos (12:50)! Would you rather have Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce or Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper? Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin or Ben Roethlisberger and Juju Smith-Schuster? We've got those combos and more to discuss ... Jamey's takeaways from his recent conversations (20:15) with Jameis Winston, Tarik Cohen, Kelce and Alvin Kamara, and we give you more NFL news (34:10) and take a look at key free agents (38:10) and their Fantasy values ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/19: Year 2 RB Forecasts (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Rookie RBs had a big Fantasy impact in 2018, so what will 2019 bring? We start with sophomore RBs we expect to take a step up (2:55) and those we expect to take a step back (7:45). Jamey weighs in on Nick Chubb and Dave on Phillip Lindsay, among others ... More on this group of RBs as we get into guys like Rashaad Penny and Sony Michel (14:30), Ronald Jones and Derrius Guice (17:35), Kalen Ballage and Jaylen Samuels (23:53) and more ... Who are the most talented QBs in the NFL (28:50)? Plus news and notes (36:30) including trade rumors and a Chris Godwin item ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/13: Hunt is In, Brown Wants Out, Flacco the Bronco (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Reacting to the big news as CLE signs Kareem Hunt (0:55) and Antonio Brown asks for a trade (6:45). Who is the best RB in CLE this year and in dynasty leagues? Is Ben Roethlisberger going to tumble in our rankings? Where do we want to see Brown end up? We break down every angle ... The Broncos acquire Joe Flacco for some reason (11:42)! Is this good for anyone in DEN? ... A new stat that Adam is pumped about (16:00) plus more of Heath's AFC projections at QB (20:00), RB (24:20), WR (28:40) and TE (33:00). We'll get into Lamar Miller, Keenan Allen, Hunter Henry and more ... News and notes including some NFL Draft notes and a ridiculous trade proposal (35:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/11: AAF! Plus AFC Projections and New Coach Tendencies (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We start with some draft strategies that worked in 2018 and we might use again in 2019 (3:00). Is RB/WR the way to go with your first two picks? Then let's talk a little AAF (5:45) and talk about a new idea for a Fantasy Football league (8:00) ... More 2018 surprises (11:30). Some stats to consider, plus our thoughts on Matt Ryan and Julio Jones (14:00), Saquon Barkley's catches (18:45) and the rookie QBs and their rushing potential (21:50) ... News and notes (27:30) and Heath's AFC projections for a couple of QBs (30:20), RBs (35:50), WRs (38:15) and TEs (41:30). Deshaun Watson over Patrick Mahomes in 4-point per passing TD leagues? Derrick Henry or Sony Michel? Rob Gronkowski or Eric Ebron? And we finish the show with Dave's thoughts on some new play callers (46:30) and what they  might bring to their respective offenses ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/06: 2018 Surprises; More 2019 Free Agents (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    2018 was a big year for WRs, but the production of Michael Thomas and Juju Smith-Schuster was surprising in different ways. We talk about 2018 surprises (4:53) including the aforementioned WRs plus two stud RBs (11:10) and a disappointing TE (19:15)  ... News and notes (22:30) on Antonio Brown, Aaron Rodgers, Todd Gurley, Derrick Henry and more ... NFL teams with terrible Fantasy options (28:20) plus free agent WRs (32:30) and TEs (35:00) that matter ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 02/04: Super Bowl Recap and Free Agency Preview (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    It's over! Finally! The Super Bowl SnoozeFest has ended and we're here to recap the game and talk about the Fantasy values of each relevant Patriot (8:35) and Ram (21:30) in 2019. Is Tom Brady still capable of elite numbers? What will we get from Sony Michel? Is Julian Edelman a stud? Which LAR WR is the best? ... Some news and notes (31:00) from around the NFL and a free agency preview ... Talking about free agent QBs (36:00) and RBs (37:50). We'll debate Nick Foles, Le'Veon Bell, Mark Ingram, Tevin Coleman and more ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/31: Super Bowl Super Bowl Super Bowl! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We're diving deep into the game from a general football perspective, a food perspective and of course a Fantasy perspective. First we'll catch you up on a couple of news items and see if Heath still has faith in some players coming off disappointing seasons (7:00) such as Leonard Fournette, Corey Davis and Matthew Stafford ... Jamey hops on (17:15) to react to his conversations with Melvin Gordon, Jay Ajayi and an apologetic James Develin. Then we give you some Super Bowll DFS tips (24:00). Is Todd Gurley a contrarian play? Is this another big game for Sony Michel? Will NE take away Brandin Cooks? ... Will Brinson then joins the show (37:20) to give the non-Fantasy Super Bowl breakdown. We'll tell you what might decide the outcome of Super Bowl LIII ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/28: Who is the #1 Pick in 2019? (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    It seems Todd Gurley may no longer be considered the #1 player in Fantasy. Is this fair? We'll get to that after Jamey reports from Radio Row in Atlanta! Jamey recently spoke to a bunch of players at the Pro Bowl and he reports on Amari Cooper (1:40), some noteworthy Steelers (5:00) and Phillip Lindsay (8:22) ... Let's debate the #1 pick (16:35)! If not Gurley, who would it be? Plus news and notes (22:00) and Dave's Super Bowl thoughts (28:20) ... Adam discusses six picks he loved from our recent mock draft (31:40). Are A.J. Green and Keenan Allen becoming steals? What about Kerryon Johnson? ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/24: Riffing on Players, Mock Draft Review (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Heath and Dave review our non-PPR mock draft, discuss the return of Larry Fitzgerald and answer your tweets on the 2019 values of players. What can we expect from Derrius Guice? Will Chris Warren get a chance in Oakland? Can Derrick Henry continue his late season run? Check it out as Dave debuts a new segment called "Riffing on Players" (49:00) and email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/22: Championship Round Recap; Winningest Players from 2018; Mailbag (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey Eisenberg, Heath Cummings and Dave Richard recap the AFC and NFC Championship Games, look at the top players based on win percentage from 2018 and answer your emails. ... We start the show with an email related to Todd Gurley and Damien Williams for 2019 and if Gurley's stock is down based on his playoff performance, as well as if Williams is on the rise. ... For news and notes, we talk about the health of Jimmy Garoppolo and Jerick McKinnon for 2019 (12:40) based on a report from CBS NFL Analyst Pete Prisco at the Senior Bowl. ... The Saints highlight our conversation about the NFC Championship Game (21:00), including Drew Brees' value for 2019, Alvin Kamara potentially cracking the Top 4 overall picks and if Michael Thomas can be the No. 1 Fantasy wide receiver. For the AFC Championship Game (29:03), we focus on the Chiefs and where Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill should be drafted next season, including some combo choices for Mahomes and Kelce. ... In breaking down the players with the best win percentage from 2018, we show why it pays to wait on a quarterback (39:40), talk James Conner and Jaylen Samuels and their role for 2019 (40:55), the outlook for Robby Anderson and Dante Pettis (42:35) and if Hunter Henry can be the breakout tight end for next year (44:48). And we answer your emails. ...  Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/17: Playoff Previews With a 2019 Spin; DFS Plays; Mailbag (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey Eisenberg, Heath Cummings and Dave Richard look ahead to the AFC and NFC Championship Games, break down the value for Cam Newton with his injured shoulder and answer your emails. ... We start the show with a game called "would you rather have ..." where we debate the 2019 Fantasy value at a specific round for guys still in the playoffs, including Patrick Mahomes in Round 2 vs. Jared Goff in Round 10, Damien Williams in Round 3 vs. Sony Michel in Round 4 and Michael Thomas in Round 1 vs. Julian Edelman in Round 4. ... Cam Newton's shoulder injury leaves his 2019 outlook in question, and we talk about his keeper and dynasty value moving forward (11:15). We also get into the latest news on Leonard Fournette (15:15), as well as new offensive coordinators in Jacksonville, Detroit and Denver (18:00). ... We break down the AFC Championship Game by position (28:00), with a good discussion on trusting Rob Gronkowski against the Chiefs. And we look at the NFC Championship Game by position (39:00), talking about Brandin Cooks vs. Robert Woods against the Saints. The guys also give good buys, bad buys and lineups for FanDuel and DraftKings (48:00), and we answer your emails. ...  Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/14: Mack vs. Damien Williams; Playoff Recaps; More New Coaches

    Jamey Eisenberg, Heath Cummings and Dave Richard recap the divisional round of the playoffs, with a debate about Marlon Mack and Damien Williams' Fantasy value for 2019. We also talk about the latest NFL news, including more on the Antonio Brown saga, and look at new coaches for the Dolphins and Bengals. ... We start the show talking about Marlon Mack and Damien Williams and their Fantasy value for 2019 before getting into the latest news on Antonio Brown (7:10), and the guys give preferred destinations for Brown if the Steelers move him this offseason. We also talk about the future for Larry Fitzgerald (13:40) and DeSean Jackson (16:15). ... The Dolphins appear to have a new coach in Brian Flores, and the Bengals are likely to hire Zac Taylor, which prompts a good conversation on the Fantasy value for players in Miami (21:00) and Cincinnati (25:00). We also talk about the Fantasy value for the Browns with Todd Monken as the new offensive coordinator (28:42). ... In breaking down the playoffs, we spend time on players from the Colts, Cowboys, Chargers and Eagles. Is Andrew Luck the No. 2 Fantasy quarterback in 2019 (38:30)? Can Dak Prescott be a starting Fantasy option (47:30)? What's the upside for Mike Williams and Hunter Henry in 2019 (54:30)? And what's next for Nick Foles (57:30)? ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/10: Coaching Hires and More Mock Draft Review

    New NFL Coaches; PPR Mock Draft; DFS TalkHeath Cummings is back from vacation to join Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard in breaking down the six new coaching hires in the NFL. We also finish recapping our first PPR mock draft for 2019 and give DFS plays for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. ... Is Matt LaFleur good for Aaron Rodgers (8:00) in Green Bay? Will Kliff Kingsbury help David Johnson (12:00) in Arizona? We all agree Jameis Winston will improve under Bruce Arians (15:00) in Tampa Bay, and Phillip Lindsay benefits the most with the addition of Gary Kubiak as the new offensive coordinator in Denver (19:15). Baker Mayfield and Nick Chubb should be fine with Freddie Kitchens staying in Cleveland (25:15), and we hope Adam Gase will be good for Robby Anderson with the Jets (30:00). We also talk about Dirk Koetter in Atlanta and Kevin Stefanski in Minnesota as new offensive coordinators (35:00). ... For our mock draft review, we talk about the right time to consider Kareem Hunt (45:15), can Rashaad Penny eventually overtake Chris Carson in Seattle (50:00) and look at quarterback value with Matt Ryan, Jared Goff and Russell Wilson (54:50). ... We close the show by talking about DFS plays for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/07: Our First Mock Draft! Plus Wild Card Recaps (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard break down our first PPR mock draft for 2019, including an interesting first round with Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown still being selected in that round (11:15). Patrick Mahomes was also selected in Round 2, which sparked a good debate on quarterback value for 2019 (17:40), as well as some interesting Round 3 running backs with Joe Mixon, Nick Chubb, Dalvin Cook and Derrick Henry (25:10). We talked about Leonard Fournette's value in Round 4 (34:00), what should happen with Derrius Guice in Round 5 (41:10) and a lot of young receivers in Round 6, including Cooper Kupp, Calvin Ridley, DJ Moore and Dante Pettis (45:25). ... We went through the games in wild-card weekend, recapping Colts-Texans (53:58), Chargers-Ravens (1:01:30), Cowboys-Seahawks (1:07:35) and Eagles-Bears (1:12:30), spinning forward the Fantasy value for the relevant guys. ... And we answered keeper/dynasty tweets to close the show. ... Email us at at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 01/03: 2019 RB Rankings; Antonio Brown is Mad; Playoff Previews (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard look into the Antonio Brown saga, break down our early top 12 running back rankings and look ahead to the wild-card weekend with playoff challenge rankings. ... We open the show talking about if the Steelers would trade Antonio Brown, as well as the future for Eli Manning with the Giants. Then it's on to our running back rankings for 2019 (15:18), and we debate Saquon Barkley vs. Ezekiel Elliott at No. 2 overall, as well as the value for Le'Veon Bell next season. ... The wild-card round of the NFL playoffs starts this weekend, and we break down the four games (26:35) with IND-HOU, SEA-DAL, LAC-BAL and PHI-CHI. We then get into the CBS Sports playoff challenge rankings and DFS lineups to consider (41:00) for wild-card weekend. ... We close the show with dynasty/keeper emails, and email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/31: Fournette, Rodgers, Canned Coaches and More (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jamey Eisenberg and Will Brinson wrap up Week 17 and catch you up on everything you may have missed around the NFL. Is Leonard Fournette really on his way out in JAC? Can you get Aaron Rodgers at a discount next season? ... The guys go over all of the coaching news and discuss the Fantasy impact ... Debating Barkley vs. Zeke at #2 overall and who is the best PIT WR next season? Plus a lot more Fantasy talk on a busy day in the NFL ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/28: Start or Sit (NFC); 2019 Sleepers, Breakouts, Busts (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    A quick Patrick Mahomes stat and an update on which teams are resting players (2:55). Can you start any NO, DAL or CAR players? We've also got news and notes (6:22) to get you set for Week 17 ... 2019 sleepers, breakouts and busts (12:58)! We've got our eyes on some young WRs and a rookie RB who was a total bust this year. Plus the Startometer (21:00) and a bonus round of Fantasy Regulators (23:18) ... ATL-TB (29:13), CHI-MIN (36:25), DET-GB (44:00), SF-LAR (48:00), PHI-WAS (51:25), ARI-SEA (55:15), CAR-NO (58:30), DAL-NYG (1:00:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/27: Start or Sit (AFC); Interesting Rankings (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Some of the more intriguing rankings in Week 17 involve Melvin Gordon, Russell Wilson, RBs in general and Deshaun Watson. We start the show discussing those guys ... News and notes from around the NFL (7:50) including a look at the complicated PIT and KC backfields ... NYJ-NE (10:30), CIN-PIT (18:45), CLE-BAL (25:25), IND-TEN (29:40), LAC-DEN (35:40), JAC-HOU (40:00), OAK-KC (44:25), MIA-BUF (50:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
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  • 12/26: Some Week 17 Talk and 2019 QB Chatter (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Bouncing around between Week 17 and 2019 outlooks with some general Fantasy talk mixed in, we start with good players with tough matchups (1:25) and look at Dalvin Cook, Joe Mixon and Nick Chubb in Week 17 ... What does the QB position look like in 2019 (12:00)? Which Year 2 QBs make the leap? How do we feel about Matt Ryan after a terrific 2018 season? Then we discuss some slumping players (22:33) who need to snap out of it in Week 17 and the Fantasy Regulators (26:55) are back! ... A look at red zone target leaders (32:16) and what the stats reveal. Also, tune in for Adam's random Fantasy Football thoughts (41:41) about IDP, standard scoring leagues, SuperFlex and more ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.comThis episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.com
  • 12/18: Waiver Wire - Jamaal Williams and the Jets (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    I hope you're a Jets fan, because they're providing us with some Waiver Wire gold this week. Jamaal Williams, Josh Adams and several DSTs will also be popular as we give you our top priorities (3:30), review the news & notes (8:55) and take a sneak peak at the Waiver Wire (16:25) at each position ... Week 17 help (25:54) and a recap of NO-CAR (27:30) and PHI-LAR (31:00). Will the Saints and Rams get their acts together? ... Waiver Wire QBs (38:25) including debates on Lamar Jackson and Nick Mullens, RBs (44:24) including Kalen Ballage and Keith Ford, WRs (49:30) including Robby Anderson and Jordy Nelson, TEs (52:30) including Blake Jarwin and Chris Herndon, plus DSTs, IDP and Kickers ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/16: Weekend Recap - Too Many Duds (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Things didn't play out exactly as we expected, so let's kick off today's show with our Week 15 surprises (2:20). We're talking about two RBs who were surprising studs and the ineptitude in the NE-PIT game. Plus news and notes (8:28) and IdiotMoron moves (12:00) ... How about the MegaDuds (13:40) from Week 15!? The Colts and Cowboys gave us several, and Saquon Barkley and Adam Thielen were dreadful. Then we move on to the Leaderboard at QB (21:50), RB (24:28), WR (29:25) and TE (32:09) ... Recapping every game with our Fantasy thoughts (35:00) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/15 BONUS: Mailbag and DFS Advice (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    With Beckham out, Conner practicing and Hilton's status uncertain we've got plenty of questions to answer. We've also got Dave's updated thoughts on Elijah McGuire and some DFS advice (32:50).
  • 12/14: Start or Sit (NFC); Sleepers at Each Position (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    What a game! We react to LAC's big win on the road, the gutsy decision to go for two, Mike Williams' breakout, the replacement RBs and everything else from this game ... News and notes (8:55), who we're nervous about starting this week (14:30), sleepers with upside at each position (22:00) and Beat the Waiver Wire (25:25) ... NO-CAR (27:50), SEA-SF (34:50), MIA-MIN (43:15), GB-CHI (48:15), ARI-ATL (55:30), TEN-NYG (1:00:00), PHI-LAR (1:05:15) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/13: Start or Sit (AFC); Updating the LAC-KC Running Backs (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We know you have plenty of questions about Justin Jackson and Damian Williams so we'll spend the first 5 minutes or so discussing tonight's RBs as we track the latest information. Then we've got plenty of important news items (9:03) and rankings disputes (13:13) for Deshaun Watson, Jarvis Landry and Robby Anderson ... Where we rank Jaylen Samuels at TE (23:00), discussing Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson in 4-point vs. 6-point passing TD leagues (24:00) and a great edition of Team Name Tuesday on a Thursday (25:10) ... NE-PIT (26:24), DAL-IND (36:25), CLE-DEN (42:40), OAK-CIN (46:35), TB-BAL (50:10), HOU-NYJ (56:50), DET-BUF (1:02:00), WAS-JAC (1:05:40) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/12: Tough Matchups, LAC-KC, Rookie QB Dynasty Outlooks (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We start with a fun Philip Rivers stat and a review of our Waiver Wiring (3:00) before discussing some great players with tough matchups (10:40). Should Fantasy owners feel confident in Matt Ryan, Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones, Nick Chubb and Kenny Golladay? ... Some listener emails (21:20) and a LAC-KC preview (26:00). What are we doing with the RBs in this game? ... Will Brinson joins us (37:08) to pick apart Jamey and Heath's rankings of David Johnson and Jordy Nelson, discuss the Dynasty outlooks for this year's rookie QBs, brag about his undefeated team and more. Then we answer your tweets (54:30) and bring the Fantasy Regulators back (59:25) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/11: Waiver Wire (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Are Fantasy owners ready to turn to Elijah McGuire and Marcus Murphy? Will Dante Pettis come through again? Which DSTs will lead you to the Finals? We start with our top priorities before giving a sneak peak at each position (6:53) and looking ahead to Week 16 (18:35) ... Recapping MIN-SEA (20:50) and LAR-CHI (25:52). What a couple of duds! Did anything encouraging come from these games or do we have rest of season concerns about these QBs? ... Waiver Wire QBs (29:50) including Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen, RBs (38:30) including Doug Martin, Derrick Henry and Kenneth Dixon, WRs (46:50) including Curtis Samuel and Isaiah McKenzie, TEs (52:55) including Ian Thomas and Anthony Firkser, plus DSTs at the end of the show ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/09: Weekend Recap - How 'Bout Them Dolphins! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We're still buzzing about the finish in the NE-MIA game and we're trying to figure out the best nickname for that final play. We've also got the news and notes from Week 14 (3:20) and Winners (7:50) like Kenny Stills and Tom Brady and Losers (13:22) like Larry Fitzgerald and James White ... Checking in on those Waiver Wire RBs (16:50) and introduced a new game called "Hey, Just Sayin' ..." (20:40) with Doug Martin, Amari Cooper, Matt Ryan and more. Then we look at the Week 14 leaderboard at each position (27:18). TE was so predictable! ... A recap of each game with our Fantasy analysis (35:22) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/08 BONUS: Mailbag and DFS Advice (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Answering a bunch of your questions (yes, a lot of Justin Jackson, Jaylen Samuels and Jeff Wilson questions) on today's mailbag and finishing the show with some FanDuel help. 
  • 12/07: Start or Sit (NFC); Oh, Henry! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    So, did you start Derrick Henry? Of course you didn't! But let's all marvel at how great he was and discuss his rest of season outlook along with Leonard Fournette's before we have some rankings debates (8:30) about the MIN offense, David Johnson and Mitchell Trubisky ... Our final thoughts on the Waiver Wire RBs (17:08), the Startometer (21:18) for the DET-ARI and NYG-WAS games plus Beat the Waiver Wire (22:33) ... MIN-SEA (25:00), LAR-CHI (32:30), NO-TB (39:30), ATL-GB (48:10), DEN-SF (51:51), PHI-DAL (54:50), DET-ARI (58:01), NYG-WAS (1:00:04) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
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  • 12/06: Start or Sit (AFC Home Games); Rankings Debates (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Emmanuel Sanders is out (4:00)! What does that mean for Courtland Sutton and the rest of the DEN offense? We've got more news and some rankings debates (9:03) on Deshaun Watson, LeSean McCoy, Philip Rivers and David Njoku. And where is Jaylen Samuels in our TE rankings (17:40)? ... Startometer (24:33) for key players in the NE-MIA and NYJ-BUF game. Do we have faith in Tom Brady this week? And while we preview the 7 games, make sure you listen to our discussion about the uncertainty of the RB position in Week 14 (33:08) and Adam finishing his disgusting Butterfinger at the very end of the show ... PIT-OAK (28:40), BAL-KC (39:00), CIN-LAC (44:00), CAR-CLE (50:25), IND-HOU (57:50), NE-MIA (1:02:50), BUF-NYJ (1:06:25) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/05: League Winners, Tough Matchups, Regulators and More (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We ask if several key players can be "league winners" (5:25) for your Fantasy teams. These players include Lamar Miller, Jameis Winston, Rob Gronkowski and Spencer Ware ... Should you start or sit your studs in tough matchups (18:34) like Patrick Mahomes, Doug Baldwin, Chris Carson and Marlon Mack? We also address Kareem Hunt in Dynasty (20:55) and RBs to handcuff for the playoffs. Plus, Fantasy Regulators Part One (25:50) and a JAC-TEN preview (31:00) ... We've got some interesting ideas about Fantasy playoff scoring from our listeners (39:00), a lookahead to the WR position in 2019 (41:30), tweets about players (50:00) and Fantasy Regulators Part Two (54:50) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/04 BONUS: Conner is OUT! So, What Now? (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Jaylen Samuels is a big priority now, but is he ahead of Jeff Wilson? And is he a Top 5 TE this week? We'll review the latest on the PIT backfield and more.
  • 12/04: Waiver Wire - Backup RBs to Add (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Is this a good Waiver Wire week? It probably depends on the status of some injured RBs, though we do know that Matt Breida is out. So let's pick up Jeff Wilson, Jaylen Samuels (TE-eligible in some leagues) and Justin Jackson and see what happens, and don't forget about Adam Humphries and Dante Pettis ... When will the Rams sit their starters (11:15)? How many teams should make the playoffs in a 12-team league (12:30)? We've also got a sneak peak at the Waiver Wire for each position (14:55), a lookahead to Week 15 (23:05) and recaps of WAS-PHI (25:44) and LAC-PIT (28:28) ... Waiver Wire QBs (30:50) including Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen, RBs (37:12) including LeGarrette Blount and Nyheim Hines, WRs (46:08) including Curtis Samuel and Zay Jones, TEs (53:31) including potentially Samuels and Chris Herndon, DSTs (57:10) and IDP ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
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  • 12/02: Weekend Recap - What the Heck Happened!? (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    You've never heard Heath Cummings quite like this! Let's just say Week 13 didn't go so well for him, and he's not alone after Fantasy owners witnessed too many quiet performances from great players. Let's start with the big news (3:05) and move into our Winners (7:05) including Dalvin Cook and Jarvis Landry and Losers (10:50) including Larry Fitzgerald and Sony Michel ... A new segment called "Of Course He Did" (18:15) that deals with Chase Edmonds, Russell Wilson, Emmanuel Sanders and more. Plus the Dropometer (24:46), Legitometer (26:55) and Leaderboard (32:03) at each position. Great days for Josh Allen, Phillip Lindsay, Dante Pettis and Jared Cook among others ... Recapping each game with our Fantasy thoughts (42:36) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 12/01 BONUS: Mailbag and Kareem Hunt Reaction (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    We're reacting to more unfortunate off-field news which now sets Spencer Ware up for a starring role in the KC backfield. We also answer a bunch of your emails, get the Fantasy Regulators out to help with league disputes and talk FanDuel at the end of the show.
  • 11/30: Start or Sit (NFC Home Games); NO-DAL Recap (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Wow, what a dreadful way to start Week 13! We give our thoughts on the Fantasy letdown that was NO-DAL to start the show. Should you alter your lineup if you started a Saint? Should you be concerned about NO's next two games which are both on the road? ... News and notes (11:55) as Marlon Mack is set to play and Mitchell Trubisky is likely out. Plus some more rankings disputes (20:00) involving Chris Carson and Theo Riddick, the Startometer (25:45) for David Johnson, Aaron Rodgers, Tarik Cohen and others and Beat the Waiver Wire (28:02) ... BAL-ATL (29:15), CAR-TB (37:33), WAS-PHI (43:54), SF-SEA (50:00), LAR-DET (55:40), ARI-GB (1:00:52), CHI-NYG (1:04:30) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/29: Start or Sit (AFC Home Games) (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Let's get into some rankings debates (1:30) with Philip Rivers, Dion Lewis, LeSean McCoy and more ... News and notes (15:15) plus the Startometer (23:48) for Derrick Henry, Kenyan Drake, Mike Williams and a few others ... MIN-NE (24:45), CLE-HOU (30:10), IND-JAC (33:42), DEN-CIN (37:50), LAC-PIT (43:30), NYJ-TEN (47:35), BUF-MIA (50:00), KC-OAK (52:00) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/28: "League Winners"; Mailbag; 2019 RB Outlook; NO-DAL (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    It's a big show as we cover a wide range of topics including A.J. Green without Andy Dalton, the NE backfield with Rex Burkhead back, the Most Added list and much more ... Is "Zero-RB" still a thing? Find out what the guys think. And which of the recent Waiver Wire adds could be "league winners" going forward? We also preview NO-DAL as we wonder what "road Drew Brees" will look like ... Plenty of your emails and tweets and a look ahead to the RB position in 2019 ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/27: Waiver Wire and Playoff Help (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    First of all, get Austin Ekeler. But if he's not available, who are our top priorities this week (1:30)? We really like the DEN and KC DSTs, and we're not sure if the replacement RBs for IND and JAC will thrive this week, but keep an eye on Doug Martin, Josh Reynolds and Adam Humphries ... Plenty of news and notes (8:40) including Eric Ebron's outlook, then a sneak peak at the Waiver Wire for each position (18:54) and we look ahead (30:36) to Weeks 14 and 15 with some DST help. Then we give our thoughts on GB-MIN (33:22) and TEN-HOU (38:30) with some QBs who are tough to rank ... Waiver Wire QBs (42:40) including Lamar Jackson and Marcus Mariota, RBs (45:00) including LeGarrette Blount and Theo Riddick, WRs (50:03) including Christian Kirk and Chris Conley, TEs (53:25) including the LAR TEs and Chris Herndon, plus DSTs and IDP (57:20) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/25: Weekend Recap - Melvin Gordon Noooooo!!! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Reacting to Melvin Gordon's knee injury and what it could mean for Austin Ekeler before we discuss some better news like the performances of top Waiver Wire guys (2:10) such as Jameis Winston, Gus Edwards, Josh Adams and DJ Moore ... Winners (7:35) including Adam Humphries and David Njoku and losers (9:15) including two universally-owned WRs who continue to disappoint. We've also got more news items to know (15:55), Buy or Sell (17:24) with SEA WRs, LeSean McCoy, Larry Fitzgerald and more, plus a look at the leaderboard at each position (20:26). Has Baker Mayfield arrived? Is Rob Gronkowski a stud again? ... Recapping each game with our Fantasy thoughts (30:10) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/23: Start or Sit (NFC Home Games); Thanksgiving Recap (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Who would have thought that the late game would be the crappy game? We begin the show with a Fantasy recap of ATL-NO (3:23), DET-CHI (9:05) and WAS-DAL (12:05). A lot of struggling RBs to talk about, plus Michael Thomas, Amari Cooper, Jordan Reed and so much more ... News and notes (18:45), Startometer (21:50) for the SEA-CAR and TEN-HOU games and Beat the Waiver Wire (23:23) with a number of bad DSTs who might be worth a look next week ... GB-MIN (26:35), SF-TB (35:58), NYG-PHI (42:40), SEA-CAR (49:21), TEN-HOU (55:04) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com
  • 11/22: Start or Sit (AFC); Thanksgiving Buy or Sell! (Fantasy Football Podcast)

    Wait until you hear where Lamar Jackson is ranked this week. But first let's do "Hopeful or Hopeless" (1:40) for some frustrating players like Jarvis Landry, Dalvin Cook and Alshon Jeffery, plus our news and notes (5:50) ... It's a holiday so let's have some fun! We're ranking all the Rocky movies including Creed (11:00) then doing Thanksgiving Buy or Sell (14:00) as we debate the values of turkey, sweet potatoes, gravy, pumpkin pie and more! ... NE-NYJ (18:40), CLE-CIN (26:00), PIT-DEN (31:40), OAK-BAL (38:40), MIA-IND (45:23), ARI-LAC (50:25), JAC-BUF (54:54) ... Email us at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com