The Breakout Football Podcast is a fantasy football show hosted by Zach Cohen and Cole Topham. The podcast is formatted like a talk show and will feature various different segments, including but not limited to: weekly awards, mock drafts, rankings, debates, guest interviews, fan mailbags and more. Our goal is to give you as much information as possible through fun, bite-sized nuggets.
What to do with these fantasy players for Week 4 and beyond... AND Zach's player prop of the week! Clyde Edwards-Helaire Leonard Fournette Najee Harris Khalil Herbert DJ Moore Chris Olave Miles Sanders Chase Edmonds + Raheem Mostert Sponsored by PrizePicks, signup with code 'ZCOHEN' for a 100% deposit match (up to $100 FREE) AND Zach will help you set your picks.
What should you do with these players? Zach Cohen tells you and answers YOUR questions from his TikTok. Breece Hall Christian McCaffrey Christian Kirk Chris Olave Cole Kmet Derek Carr Gerald Everett Jonathan Taylor Kyle Pitts
Zach Cohen hits an impromptu podcast with 5 sneaky starts and 4 players to bench. (He also victory laps Cam Akers smh.) He also talks about Rashaad Penny – and the future of the show realllll quick. Tom Brady OVER 0.5 PASSING YARDS is a thing on PrizePicks right now. Sponsored by PrizePicks, signup with code 'ZCOHEN' for a 100% deposit match (up to $100 FREE) AND Zach will help you set your picks.
FootballGuys' and FantasyPoints' Sam Wagman joins Zach Cohen to spin the wheel of eight players, with fantasy analysis on six of them. You can't stop the wheel, baby. Sponsored by PrizePicks, signup with code 'ZCOHEN' for a 100% deposit match (up to $100 FREE) AND Zach will help you set your picks.
The Athletic and FTN Network's Jake Ciely joins Zach Cohen to name 6 WRs to target... and a couple other ones at the end. Sponsored by PrizePicks, signup with code 'ZCOHEN' for a 100% deposit match (up to $100 FREE) AND Zach will help you set your picks. It's free money, people.
Panicking in your fantasy draft that you missed out on a running back? No worries, Zach Cohen names 6 RBs to target and a handful of deep sleepers. Sponsored by PrizePicks, signup with code 'ZCOHEN' for a 100% deposit match (up to $100 FREE) AND Zach will help you set your picks.
Season 2 of the Breakout Football Podcast, sponsored by PrizePicks, kicks off in a new way as Zach Cohen goes solo to name 5 in-depth players to avoid, then runs through a bunch all in less than 15 minutes. Zach also previews the future and a WEEK FULL OF EPISODES + CONTENT.
The wheel is BACK as FantasyPros' Derek Brown joins the show to dish out advice on nine random players. The pool of players is below with a new round of spins for Zach, Cole and Derek at 3:40, 14:10 and 20:55. To see which lucky players get chosen, well, check out the episode! PLAYER POOL ⬇️ Cam Akers Saquon Barkley Gabe Davis JK Dobbins Zach Ertz Justin Fields Pat Freiermuth Derrick Henry Jerry Jeudy Travis Kelce Trevor Lawrence Allen Lazard D.J. Moore Kyle Pitts Dak Prescott Tua Tagovailoa
Todd Wright of the Todd Wright Fantasy Football Podcast and formerly of ESPN joins Zach & Cole to reminisce on nine big lessons they've learned playing fantasy football. The value of touches Situation v. Talent Dealing with handcuffs The crossroads of fantasy and fandom Stacks When in doubt… Flex > tight ends Outliers Have fun!
Let's get weird! Luke Sawhook joins Zach & Cole to compare fantasy players to anything. Don't worry, they throw in fantasy advice for each player... and they get heated about food takes, specifically sauces and fast food chains. 3:00 - Ezekiel Elliott 5:30 - Nick Chubb 8:18 - RB rant ft. Montgomery, Dobbins, Gibson & Javonte (rip) 14:56 - Joe Mixon 18:00 - Elijah Mitchell 21:35 - Jamison Crowder 23:50 - Brandin Cooks + breaking news? 26:26 - FAST-FOOD RANTS! 29:51 - Trey Lance 33:08 - Derek Carr 36:00 - Best flavor combos on the planet
The Fantasy Footballers' Jeff Greenwood joins Zach & Cole to review the biggest winners and losers of the offseason in dynasty fantasy football. Jeff also dishes out advice and strategies for how to approach dynasty. The three gentlemen each talk about 2 big winners and 2 big losers, including: Nick Chubb James Conner Tyreek Hill Michael Pittman Marquise Brown Terry McLaurin And more! (We can't reveal ALL 12, come on now...)
It's a roast!... sort of. The Draft Network's Jaime Eisner rejoins the show to break down Zach Cohen's updated 2022 best ball fantasy rankings with Cole Topham – and to just hype up best ball. Jaime and Cole hit five superlatives, and Zach responds to each. 2:29 - First-Round WRs 4:20 - Workhorse RBs 7:50 - The Roast of Zach Cohen ft. Young RBs, Rookie WRs 25:02 - Trade Impacts on WRs 33:55 - Value of Second-Tier TEs 38:21 - Players Whose Stocks Will Soar! 47:39 - Favorite Sleepers 57:00 - Why Best Ball Rules (and Some Plugs)
With all these rookie receivers, we'll need a two-parter! FTN Network's Josh Larky joins Zach & Cole on Pt. 2 of a two-part episode to discuss how you should value the rest of the rookie WRs. 1:40 Christian Watson – Packers 8:26 Wan'Dale Robinson - Giants 15:11 John Metchie - Texans 18:46 George Pickens - Steelers 25:32 Alec Pierce - Colts 30:18 Skyy Moore - Chiefs 36:10 Favorite targets from 3rd round & later
With all these rookie receivers, we'll need a two-parter! FTN Network's Josh Larky joins Zach & Cole on Pt. 1 of a TWO-PART episode to discuss how you should value first-round rookie WRs. 2:30 Drake London - Falcons 7:26 Garrett Wilson - Jets 13:13 Chris Olave - Saints 20:30 Jameson Williams - Lions 28:50 Jahan Dotson – Commanders 34:14 Treylon Burks - Titans
The NFL Draft is in the past, so Zach & Cole run through the top rookie running backs and say what they like — and don't like — from the new team fits. They also examine the impact on incumbent starters such as Michael Carter, Antonio Gibson & more. 1:50 Breece Hall - Jets 6:31 Kenneth Walker - Seahawks 10:45 James Cook - Bills 15:04 Rachaad White - Bucs 19:56 Tyrion Davis-Price - 49ers 23:11 Brian Robinson - Commanders 26:04 Dameon Pierce - Texans 29:54 Zamir White - Raiders 34:06 Isaiah Spiller - Chargers 36:51 Pierre Strong, Kevin Harris - Patriots 38:40 Tyler Allgeier - Falcons
The NFL draft is here! So to celebrate, Zach & Cole go LIVE for the first time ever on TikTok to run through Zach's new, never-before-seen mock draft. They break down the picks, give fantasy football analysis and answer viewer questions! Timestamps: 2:45 - Picks 1-5 6:40 - Picks 6-9 13:20 - Picks 10-15 24:21 - Picks 16-19 29:16 - Picks 20-25 33:49 - Picks 26-29 39:14 - Picks 30-32
FootballGuys' Hutchinson Brown joins Zach & Cole to dissect the Deebo Samuel situation and to dish out fantasy superlatives for potential draft selections. The superlatives, as discussed by the three gentlemen: Pick We Most Want to See Nightmare Pick Patience Pick “Hear Me Out” Pick Bonus: Don't miss some random fantasy nuggets too, like how to value Derek Carr, Michael Carter and more.
Let's talk NFL Draft! Zach & Cole have 10 prospect-team fits they'd LOVE to see in fantasy football, with a potential surprise at the end... 2:05 - Drake London 4:45 - Jameson Williams 7:15 - Treylon Burks 10:34 - Kenny Pickett 14:58 - Malik Willis 17:46 - John Metchie III 20:30 - Chris Olave 23:48 - Jahan Dotson 25:53 - Rachaad White 28:44 - Dameon Pierce
Best offseason move? Worst? Most underrated? Those are some of the fantasy football superlatives Zach & Cole dish out for the offseason with guest Sam Wagman of RotoBallers. 2:24 - Russell Wilson trade -> Courtland Sutton 4:04 - Chris Godwin returning 5:30 - Davante Adams trade -> Derek Carr 7:16 - Russell Gage signs with Bucs 11:13 - DJ Chark signs with Lions 13:33 - Falcons sign Auden Tate 15:55 - Miami signs Chase Edmonds 19:12 - Miami trades for Tyreek Hill 22:00 - Packers trade Davante Adams 24:18 - J.D. McKissic re-signs with Washington 27:10 - DJ Moore stays in Carolina 30:22 - Seahawks trade Russell Wilson -> DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett
In one heck of an episode, FootballGuys contributor Alex Caruso joins Zach & Cole to name the biggest fantasy football winners & losers of the offseason. Laughs were had, tears were shed and yet, Aaron Rodgers still needs wide receivers. 3:12 - Juju Smith-Schuster 4:45 - Travis Kelce 7:02 - Tua Tagovailoa & the Dolphins 10:04 - James Conner 11:40 - Broncos WRs 13:37 - Joe Mixon 20:20 - DK Metcalf 22:02 - Justin Fields 25:26 - Nick Chubb 27:43 - Aaron Rodgers 29:44 - DJ Moore 32:12 - Darren Waller
In the 25th episode of BFP and the first episode of Zach & Cole's free agency preview, Jennifer Eakins (NBC Sports EDGE, Yahoo Fantasy, 4for4 Football) joins the show to pick the best fits for six free-agent wide receivers. 2:51 - Davante Adams 5:33 - Chris Godwin 8:41 - Michael Gallup 13:40 - Mike Williams 19:38 - Allen Robinson 24:51 - Juju Smith-Schuster
It's Super Bowl week, so Zach & Cole run through every prediction imaginable. And we mean EVERY prediction. See who they think wins and more! And as a special treat, they laugh over some scorching-hot takes sent in by you! 3:45 - Team Predictions ft. Game O/Us, Spread, etc. 16:00 - Individual Predictions ft. MVP, sleepers, etc. 35:40 - Random Predictions ft. coin tosses, Gatorade colors, etc. 51:06 - YOUR Hot Takes ft. Ja'Marr Chase, Scorigami, etc.
No football? No problem! Zach and Cole discuss how the departures of Tom Brady—and maybe Aaron Rodgers—impact fantasy football. They then do the same with Kevin O'Connell and Brian Daboll. But wait: They can't forget about studs Cole has seen at the Senior Bowl, new ideas for the Pro Bowl, and a thorough review of the Washington Commanders' new name and look. 3:30 - Impact of Tom Brady retiring ft. Gronk, Kyle Trask, etc. 7:35 - What if Aaron Rodgers leaves? ft. AJ Dillon, Davante Adams, etc. 14:00 - Vikings' New Coach (Unofficially) ft. Kirk Cousins, Justin Jefferson, etc. 22:15 - Giants' New Coach ft. Daniel Jones, Josh Allen, etc. 28:23 - Cole's Top Senior Bowl Players ft. Calvin Austin, Christian Watson, etc. 39:05 - Pro Bowl Ideas! 44:20 - Washington Commanders Review
What. A. Weekend. In probably the greatest weekend of football ever, Zach and Cole name two things they LOVED, including the idea that Patrick Mahomes may already be a top-10 quarterback ever. Then, they preview the Conference Championships by naming three things they would LOVE to see, including the death of home-field advantage and changes to the OT rules. 2:05 - 2 Things We Loved From the Divisional Round, ft. Mahomes v. Allen, a rising star and Evan McPherson. 18:10 - 3 Things We'd Love to See This Weekend, ft. the Rams' secret weapon, Ja'Marr Chase dancing and no more overtime controversy.
Will Aaron Rodgers leaves Green Bay? Will Derek Carr be a top-10 QB next season? Will Ja'Marr Chase repeat as a top-five WR? Zach & Cole tackle all these topics and more by spinning the "Wheel of Possibilities." They also end with a quick hot take for the Divisional Round and, you know, just talk football. 2:50 - What's up with Derek Carr & the Raiders? 9:30 - Cam Akers & the Rams' Backfield 14:25 - Aaron Rodgers landing spots
Zach and Cole hand out seven awards with the help of nominations from six special guests: Jaime Eisner, Sam Hoppen, Nathan Jahnke, Dave Kluge, Jack Miller and Luke Sawhook. See the full awards list below. Zach and Cole also discuss their biggest peeves in fantasy and laugh at YOUR playoff hot takes. 2:40 - Rookie of the Year
Zach hosts the show alone with Cole in COVID protocols, so he breaks down his two weekly superlatives, dishes five takes on five players for Week 18 AND 2022, recaps players to start in DFS this week and answers your loaded questions about next season, the new TE1, Cooper Kupp & more! As a bonus, Zach also reads the best teams YOU sent in! 1:30 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Russell Wilson and Braxton Berrios 6:20 - 10 Takes (Minus 5) ft. Trey Lance, Dalvin Cook, Rams RBs, Zay Jones & Kyle Pitts 14:07 - Sneaky players to start in Week 18 ft. Davis Mills, Dare Ogunbowale, Laquon Treadwell & more 19:25 - Fan Q/A ft. 2022 strategies, the NEW TE1, future outlooks on Cooper Kupp and Zeke Elliot, the AB incident & more 29:25 - Reading the best winning rosters you sent in
cues The Final Countdown It's finally here: The fantasy championship. Zach Cohen and Cole Topham cover handfuls of players to start or sit in Week 17, including questions sent from YOU! They also look ahead to next season by giving thumbs or down to players for 2022. Cole also has something to get off his chest. (Look away if you think fantasy football is all “luck.”) And believe it or not, they even discuss SpongeBob memes. What a world we live in. 2:45 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Justin Jackson, Gerald Everett, Dalton Schultz & more 12:06 - 10 Takes ft. Jalen Hurts, Rashaad Penny, Terry McLaurin, Laquon Treadwell, Mark Andrews
Zach and Cole are joined by Luke Sawhook of FantasyPros, FTN Network and basically every site tbh. They start with recapping the latest news and it's fantasy implications, then dive into weekly superlatives. Luke's then put through the gauntlet as he dishes 10 takes on 10 players. (Steelers fans may like this one.) Then, Zach and Cole play Thumbs Up or Down with players who should or shouldn't be weekly starters, which leaves Zach STUNNED. They finish with your questions and the best last-place punishments sent in by you! 4:15 - News Recap ft. COVID-19, DeAndre Hopkins, Jaylen Waddle & more 7:30 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Rashaad Penny, Rashod Bateman, Javonte Williams & more 21:15 - 10 Takes ft. Ben Roethlisberger, Elijah Mitchell, Antonio Gibson, Russell Gage, Pat Freiermuth & more 42:45 - Thumbs Up/Down: Weekly Starters? ft. Tua Tagovailoa, Zeke Elliott, Brandon Aiyuk, Mike Gesicki & more 1:02:00 - Fan Q/A ft. Week 15 Start/Sits, Dak Prescott, James Robinson, YOUR best last-place punishments & more
Zach & Cole go OFF on a loaded Week 14 show ft. fiery weekly superlatives and 10 spicy takes on 10 players. Then, they go rapid-fire in deciding whether 10 players are weekly starters or not (look away, Seahawks fans). Spoiler: There were many disagreements. They finish with YOUR questions about Week 14 start/sits, streaming options, Amari Cooper, Taysom Hill (the GOAT) & more! 3:11 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Taysom Hill, Sony Michel, Mac Jones and the Patriots, Tee Higgins 10:50 - 10 Takes ft. Cam Newton, Javonte Williams, Diontae Johnson, Odell Beckham & more 30:00 - Thumbs Up/Down: Weekly Starters? ft. DK Metcalf, James Robinson, Brandin Cooks, Mike Gesicki, & more 48:00 - Fan Q/A ft. Taysom Hill again, Burrow v. Cam, QBs to stream, D/STs to stash & more
Dynasty League Football's Ryan McDowell joins Zach & Cole to talk a little dynasty, hand out weekly superlatives and deliver a take on 10 players. Then, Zach & Cole go rapid-fire in deciding whether 10 players are weekly starters or not. They finish with YOUR questions about trades, tanking, defenses to stream & more! (Follow us everywhere @ZachCohenFB & @HamAnalysis. 4:10 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Joe Mixon, Kendrick Bourne, Amber Abdullah, Ryan Tannehill 18:00 - 10 Takes ft. Mac Jones, Chuba Hubbard, Alexander Mattison, Jamaal Williams, Odell Beckham & more 36:30 - Thumbs Up/Down: Weekly Starters ft. Russell Wilson, Saquon Barkley, Elijah Moore, Dawson Knox & more 53:35 - Fan Q/A ft. DK Metcalf, Kyler v. Dak v. Herbert, Week 13 D's to stream & more
BREAKING: We got a sponsor! LinkMe has agreed to allow Zach and Cole ramble on about fantasy football. This week, they whip out new weekly superlatives ahead of Thanksgiving, and then dive into 10 takes on 10 players. They also do a rapid-fire Thumbs Up or Down for players they'd either trade for or trade away. And as always, they finish with YOUR questions, including some sleepers and Thanksgiving food hot takes. 0:55 - News Reactions ft. Giants firing Jason Garrett, Michael Carter injury 6:45 - Weekly Superlatives ft. Jonathan Taylor, Patrick Mahomes, Jaylen Waddle, Joe Mixon 17:10 - 10 Takes ft. Cam Newton, James Robinson, Elijah Moore, TJ Hockenson & more 45:35 - Thumbs Up/Down: Trade For OR Trade Away ft. Russell Wilson, Myles Gaskin, CEH, Kyle Pitts & more 1:03:30 - Fan Q/A ft. Week 12 Start/Sits, sleepers, trading Alvin Kamara & more 1:14:30 - Thanksgiving food takes!
Zach and Cole debut a new, rapid-fire game of “Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down” ft. 12 players and a whole lot of disagreement. Of course, they start the show with weekly superlatives and 10 takes. And they end the show with a fun Fan Q/A ft. Week 11 Start/Sit questions, WRs to buy/sell and the downfall of Not-So-Scary Terry. But wait! Zach and Cole also pick apart Zach's playoff predictions! Spoiler: They're wrong. (@ZachCohenFB & @HamAnalysis) 2:00 - News Reactions ft. Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon, Cordarrelle Patterson & more 5:15 - Weekly Superlatives ft. TJ Hockenson, Bryan Edwards Marcus Johnson & more 12:30 - 10 Takes ft. Ryan Tannehill, David Montgomery, Rashod Bateman, Dawson Knox & more 31:30 - Thumbs Up/Down: Players to Trade ft. Melvin Gordon, Tyler Lockett, DJ Moore, Kyle Pitts & more 47:45 - Fan Q/A ft. Week 11 Start/Sits, WRs to buy/sell, analysis of Zach's playoff predictions & more