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5/25/16: Injury Update and The Juggernaut Sneak Preview!

Here's the plan! We're giving you a few minutes of opinion about the three big injuries we've been hearing about -- Sammy Watkins, Julian Edelman and Tyler Eifert -- and after that, we'll acknowledge there's not very much to talk about. So we're going to play you the first episode of our *new* sister podcast, "The Juggernaut," to encourage you to subscribe and listen! Please do! (Also please note there are some curse words!)

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5/13/16: Putting Together Your Draft Philosophy

What's our overriding advice for your draft philosophy? Don't be dogmatic! Be flexible! We talk about assembling and following your draft board in today's show, plus we introduce our Top 200 for 2016 dynasty leagues, and preview the confounding offenses in Denver and Seattle. Guest: Denny Carter of Draft Day Consultants (@CDCarter13).

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5/12/16: Who Has The Best Hands In The NFL?

Our wide receiver film review continues today with a ranking of the top 10 hands in the NFL. Will your favorite make the list? Also, we ponder some more unponderables for the '16 season: the fate of the Brady-less Pats and whether the Jags offense can repeat. Guest: Pat Daugherty of Rotoworld (@RotoPat).

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5/11/16: 2016 Rookie Ranks (Plus Dynasty Talk!)

We know where the rookies have landed! So let's rank 'em! Of course, you already have our Top 200 ranks, but how should these first-year players be ranked for dynasty? We give our list, plus review the 2016 La Liga Lebowski rookie draft. Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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5/10/16: Decoding Injury-Prone Players

Let's check in on the major injuries -- like Le'Veon Bell and Jamaal Charles and Jimmy Graham and more -- that will help define this fantasy season. And beyond that, let's talk about some of the NFL players who are perceived to be the biggest injury risks. How should you treat them in your ranks? Guest: Will Carroll of FanDuel (@injuryexpert).

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5/9/16: NFL's 10 Quickest Receivers

The wide receiver position has changed! With defenses playing so many defensive backs and the field so spread out, smaller receivers are thriving even on the outside. So who are the league's quickest receivers? Also, what's the likelihood that the disappointing Packers and Colts offenses from 2015 bounce back this year? Guest: Jim McCormick of ESPN (@_JimmyMcCormick).

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5/6/16: Top 200 Ranks Revealed!

We're at the end of Ranks Release Week, and here comes the big one: the Top 200 players for 2016! How should you go about folding together your positional ranks? How do we do it? And what's all this noise about taking a receiver at #1 overall? Guest: Dave Richard of CBS (@daverichard).

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5/5/16: 2016 TE (and DST) Ranks Revealed!

Ranks Release Week keeps cranking, as we tackle the tight ends. (No, not literally. That would hurt.) Who deserves to be among the top 10 TEs, and where should they be drafted? Plus we'll review the potential top DSTs, and once again tell you why you *shouldn't* draft a defense in early rounds. Guest: Liz Loza of Yahoo! Fantasy (@LizLoza_FF).

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5/4/16: 2016 WR Ranks Revealed!

Ranks Release Week continues with the receivers: it's the deepest position in the NFL and so the deepest position in fantasy, with all kinds of amazing athletes. But where should you rank 'em heading into 2016? We've got your answers, as well as a rebuttal from an esteemed colleague. Guest: Andy Behrens of Yahoo! (@andybehrens)

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5/3/16: 2016 RB Ranks Revealed!

Running back is now fantasy's most frustrating position, and it can make or break your fantasy team. We reveal our initial list of the top rushers for fantasy 2016, and then take a ton of grief for some of those ranks. Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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5/2/16: 2016 QB Ranks Revealed!

It's finally here! Now that the NFL Draft is over, we can finally reveal our initial 2016 fantasy football ranks! We'll do position-by-position all week, and today: it's the QBs! Plus we'll do some analysis of some interesting lesser-known skill guys who went in the later rounds of the NFL Draft. Guest: Dane Brugler of CBS Sports (@dpbrugler) with music from Calliope Musicals.

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4/29/16: 10 Hardest-To-Rank Players For 2016

The NFL Draft's first night is finished! There were thrills and spills, and we've got it all covered for you, including the fate of Laremy Tunsil and which veterans were most hurt by rookie picks. In addition, we talk about our 2016 ranking process and reveals the players giving us the biggest headaches. Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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4/28/16: Top 10 Rookies For 2016

The NFL Draft has finally arrived! We've spent so many hours reviewing film and talking with experts...are we really gonna let a little thing like a player's landing spot change our opinion? Today, we give our Top 10 Rookies independent of which teams draft them, because of all considerations in fantasy football, talent matters most! Guest: Justis Mosqueda of Bleacher Report (@JuMosq).

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4/27/16: Kaepernick For The Win?

For a guy who hasn't changed teams yet, Colin Kaepernick sure has generated a lot of press this spring. Kaep may be on the move soon, so we decided to take a look at his 2015 game film to see what glimmers of hope there are for a rebound. Plus let's talk Jimmy Graham and Jared Cook, and get a final look at the wide receiver prospects from this weekend's draft. Guest: Jared Tokarz (@NFLDraftInsider).

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4/26/16: Bye-Bye Tom Brady

Ready for another summer of Deflategate talk? Neither are we. But here we are. We'll talk Brady's suspension, Josh Norman's defection, RG3, left tackles changing teams and also a close look at the best and worst of the incoming rookie class of RBs. Guest: Josh Norris of Rotoworld (@JoshNorris).

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4/25/16: Top NFL Pick Traded, Alfred Morris, Much More!

We're back! And so much has happened since we all last met! Let's talk Alfred Morris to Dallas, LeGarrette Blount staying in New England, what about that #1 pick being traded, plus some great NFL Draft talk. Thank you for listening! Enjoy! Guest: Dan Kadar of SB Nation (@MockingTheDraft).

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3/16/16: NFL's 10 Most Talented RBs

We always say: In the NFL, talent is the best predictor of results. So who are the 10 most talented running backs in the league? We count 'em down! Plus we react to C.J. Anderson staying in Denver, Mike Wallace going to Baltimore and Chandler Jones going to Arizona, and we give our Top Five Trashbags of All-Time! Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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3/15/16: Offensive Lines On The Rise

You get a little bit of everything today! Some fun talk about offensive linemen who could be difference makers on their new teams, some skepticism about some re-made NFL defenses, and some film study on Travis Benjamin and Chris Hogan, who've signed free agent deals with new teams. Guest: Matt Williamson of the Dynasty Blueprint podcast (@WilliamsonNFL).

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3/14/16: Is Free Agency Overrated?

We spend a lot of time obsessing over the skill-position guys who change teams. But should we? On today's show we dig into recent history to try and quantify exactly how bleak it's been for QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs who change NFL teams. We also talk about the fallout from the Martavis Bryant suspension, and other news from a busy offseason weekend. Guest: Pat Daugherty of Rotoworld (@RotoPat).

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3/11/16: Free Agency Day 2

Just when you thought Matt Forte looked safe with the Jets -- they signed two other RBs! We'll tell you what gives in Gotham, plus offer an extended look at the possibility of C.J. Anderson in Miami, and evaluate the new homes of Brock Osweiler, Marvin Jones, Travis Benjamin, Mohamed Sanu and a trio of tight ends. Guest: Evan Silva of Rotoworld (@evansilva).

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3/10/16: Free Agency Day 1

The NFL is back in a big way, as free agents have started to change teams. What will it mean for your fantasy squad? We do film study on Marvin Jones, the Lions' replacement for Calvin Johnson, and then we talk about the big-name running backs who changed teams, too. Guest: Jim McCormick of ESPN (@_JimmyMcCormick).

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3/7/16: Top 10 Novels Of All Time

Today's show is a fun one-off episode exclusively about our favorite fiction. Count down our top 10 favorite novels, and get some great picks from some other talented writers and editors, too. If you're a literature lover, this one's for you. (There's no football today. If that annoys you, worry not: there'll be plenty of football talk soon!) Guests: Steve Almond (@stevealmondjoy), Rob Bloom (@RobBloom), Rachel Branwen (@slushpilemag) and Chris Walsh (@ChrisWalsh2013), with music from Quiet Company (@quietcompanytx).

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2/29/16: Five Combine Lessons

The NFL Scouting Combine is over, so let the obsessing over rookies commence! Without doubt, the media overhypes all rookies, but we'd be burying our head in the sand if we said we didn't learn *anything* at the Combine. So let's list our most salient lessons...and then let's pivot and discuss the most valuable potential landing spots the NFL currently has to offer! Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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2/26/16: Contrarian Rookie Thoughts

Let's take a spin back through some of the Class of 2016's big and smaller names, and get a different viewpoint. Should Ezekiel Elliott actually go No. 4 to the Cowboys? Should Carson Wentz even be a first-rounder? Should Will Fuller even be a second-rounder? And just how good could Devontae Booker be? Guest: Justis Mosqueda of Bleacher Report (@JuMosq).

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2/25/16: 2016 Rookie QB Preview

Our look at the rookies of the Class of 2016 continues with a survey of the quarterbacks. Jared Goff, Carson Wentz and Paxton Lynch are the consensus top three signal callers in the '16 Draft, but which one(s) might be fantasy contributors right away? Are players like Connor Cook and Cardale Jones getting short shrift? Guest: Dan Kadar of SB Nation (@MockingTheDraft).

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2/24/16: 2016 Rookie WR Preview

Our Combine-inspired review of the Class of 2016 continues with a deep dive into the wide receivers. We discuss a wide range of WRs, from Laquon Treadwell to Michael Thomas to Corey Coleman to Tyler Boyd...and a dozen other names. Who might help your fantasy squad right away? Guest: Jared Tokarz of @NFLDraftInsider.

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2/23/16: 2016 Rookie RB Preview

Last year, rookie RBs like Todd Gurley and Thomas Rawls helped redefine the fantasy season, while players like Melvin Gordon and Ameer Abdullah were hyped but ultimately disappointing. Which category will 2016 rookies like Ezekiel Elliott, Derrick Henry, Devontae Booker and Alex Collins fall into? We discuss these names and many more. Guest: Dane Brugler of NFL Draft Scout and CBS (@dpbrugler).

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2/22/16: Setting The Combine Stage

The 2016 preseason is upon us. The NFL Combine begins this week, so it's time to dig into the rookies. We take a big-picture look at the the draft season's biggest names, like Derrick Henry, Laquon Treadwell and Paxton Lynch, and also talk about some Senior Bowl stars. Guest: Rob Rang of CBS (@RobRang).

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2/4/16: Top 10 Intriguing Rookies For 2016

This is the time of year when we start evaluating the new skill-position guys who'll soon become fantasy relevant. Of course, we really can't give our Best Rookies list quite yet, not before we know how these former college players test and which teams draft them. Instead we'll list the rookies-to-be who *interest* us most heading into the NFL Draft process. Guests: Brent from BetDSI and Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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2/2/16: 2016 All-Worrywart Team

Winning fantasy leagues requires the right combo of daring and caution. So how should you proceed with the likes of LeSean McCoy, Alshon Jeffery, Dez Bryant and Devonta Freeman, all of whom are candidates to be top-20 overall picks, but all of whom could cause also fantasy ulcers? We'll take an early look at those guys and a few other worry-inducers, and do a Film Futures on three promising young wideouts. Guest: Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Fantasy (@andybehrens).

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1/28/16: 2015 Year In Review / Tight End Film Study

Why haven't we done an episode devoted to "What We Learned In 2015"? Let's talk about why! And then let's do some serious Film Futures work, reviewing game film for five of your most-requested young tight ends, to assess their 2016 values. Plus, we talk with a sportsbook line-maker about the Super Bowl. Guest: Brent from BetDSI.com.

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1/26/16: Dynasty & Super Bowl Preview

When you talk about dynasty leagues, you're really talking about the prospects of young players, both for 2016 and beyond. On today's show, we dig into thoughts about Dion Lewis, David Johnson, Thomas Rawls and more, plus tackle some dynasty philosophy questions. Then we give an early take on a Panthers/Broncos Super Bowl. Guests: Evan Silva of Rotoworld (@evansilva) and Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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1/21/16: Five Sleepers For 2016

What constitutes a "sleeper"? For us, it means a guy who has a legitimately difficult path to fantasy stardom, but who possesses qualities that will serve him well should opportunity arise. That's where film study comes in! We take a shot at five late-round guys for 2016 whom we likes on film. Guest: DFS Expert Craig Clark (@pcclark59).

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1/19/16: 2016 Injury Preview

2015 was a year of carnage. But fantasy carries on! Players like Le'Veon Bell, Jamaal Charles, Jordy Nelson, Jimmy Graham, Tony Romo, Arian Foster present injury questions for next season. So let's take stock of what we can expect from these guys and many more! Plus let's talk about Conference Championship weekend! Guests: Will Carroll of FanDuel (@injuryexpert) and Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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1/14/16: 2016 Free Agency Preview, From A Distance

The 2015 NFL playoffs are happening at the same time as the seeds of the 2016 fantasy season are being sewn. So today's podcast will talk about both! We'll set the table for '16 free agency *and* talk DFS for the Divisional Round of the '15 playoffs. Guests: Jim McCormick of ESPN (@_JimmyMcCormick) and DFS Expert Craig Clark (@pcclark59).

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1/12/16: Divisional Round & Top 10 Films Of 2015

It's the Cousin Joshiest episode ever! First, Cousin Josh joins to make picks for the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Then we do a Film Futures on Jay Ajayi and David Cobb. And then Cousin Josh returns, and we give our countdown of the top 10 films of 2015. Guest: Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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1/7/16: 2015 In VBD Review

A fun way to look back on a fantasy season is to examine it through the lens of Value-Based Drafting. But VBD can only do so much! We dig into this theory of player valuation to talk about its high points and limitations, and draw lessons about '15 we can use going forward. Guest: DFS Expert Craig Clark (@pcclark59).

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1/5/16: Five Pivotal Players For 2016

Happy New Year! The 2015 fantasy season is over, but 2016 beckons! We've got a preliminary discussion of some key player storylines for '16, as well as some fun talk about the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs *and* the NFL coaching carousel! Guests: Patrick Daugherty of Rotoworld (@RotoPat) and Cousin Josh (@DetectiveFisch).

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