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Fantasy freaks and geeks, this is the podcast for you. Marcas Grant and Michael Fabiano provide detailed fantasy football analysis combining in-depth stats and film study to help you win your league and earn bragging rights over your friends, coworkers or family. A mix of humor and pop-culture refer…

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    Week 2 Fantasy Previews (aka Overcorrection Theater)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 45:57

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast to preview the Week 2 fantasy landscape. To start, the hosts recap recent headlines: 49ers running back Raheem Mostert underwent season-ending surgery; the Browns have already ruled out Odell Beckham Jr. for Week 2; the Cowboys have placed Michael Gallup on Injured Reserve; and Jamison Crowder might make his season debut for the New York Jets this weekend. Next, the experts talk about what to expect on Thursday night when the New York Giants take on the Washington Football Team, including expectations for Saquon Barkley, thoughts on who the WR1 is in New York, concerns for Terry McLaurin, and which defense will be a better play this week. Later, Marcas and Michael attempt to answer five big questions for Week 2, covering Ronald Jones and the Tampa Bay running backs, James Robinson and the Jaguars offense, what to do with Brandon Aiyuk in San Francisco, how to sort through the Ravens backfield, and choosing between Joe Mixon and David Montgomery. Then, the hosts take a closer look at three interesting players and their outlook for the rest of the season: Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski, Bills running back Devin Singletary, and Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Finally, the experts close out the show with three sleepers each for Week 2.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Week 1 Fantasy Recap (aka What Have We Learned?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 52:40

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast to recap the first week of the 2021 season! To start, the hosts talk through the top headlines from the weekend, including the latest on Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, the emergence of San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell, Zack Moss being a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Bills, and Ryan Fitzpatrick's hip injury in Washington. After that, the hosts cover the top performers from Sunday's action, discussing the long-term outlook after exceptional games by Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey, Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson, and the Arizona Cardinals defensive unit. Then, the experts play a game of Panic or Patience after disastrous fantasy outings by Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, Jaguars running back James Robinson, and Titans wide receiver Julio Jones. Later, Marcas and Michael review rookie wide receivers Ja'Marr Chase, DeVonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle, and Rondale Moore. Finally, the hosts close the show with the top Waiver Wire pickups for Week 2.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Week 1 Fantasy Preview (aka Game on!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 51:14

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast to preview Week 1! To start, the hosts recap some news, including the latest on the Baltimore Ravens and Detroit Lions running back situations, what Brian Flores recently said about Miles Gaskin, and who the top running back is for the New York Jets. After that, Marcas poses Five Questions for Week 1 that he and Michael try to answer, covering the Tampa Buccaneers wide receivers, the Titans offense under a new offensive coordinator, expectations for Kyle Pitts, the pass catchers in Arizona, and running backs in New England behind Damien Harris. Later, Michael and Marcas run through their optimal DFS lineups (using DraftKings salaries) for Week 1, looking at matchups and high upside plays to start the season. Next, each host names three sleepers for Week 1 as well as some final tips heading into the 2021 season debut.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Fantasy Preseason Wrap-up (aka Final Answers)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 60:05

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts recap the latest news, starting with news that New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley will possibly have a limited workload to start the season, the Indianapolis Colts coaches want to get running back Nyheim Hines more touches (and what that means for Jonathan Taylor), and the reports that Washington expects to have receiver Curtis Samuel available for Week 1. Then, the experts discuss their draft season takeaways, touching on the players they've drafted the most, players they wanted to draft more often, the biggest “late-round riser,” the furthest faller, one player to avoid at all costs, and final draft tips for anyone drafting this week – players discussed include Austin Ekeler, Travis Kelce, James Robinson, Jerry Jeudy, Ja'Marr Chase, Raheem Mostert, Adam Thielen, and more. Finally, Marcas and Michael wrap up the show by trying to predict who will bet his year's fantasy MVP and the top scorers at each position.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Mock Draft #3 (with Adam Rank, Kimmi Chex, and friends)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 57:10

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are joined by fantasy experts Adam Rank and Kimmi Chex as well as a whole host of members from the NFL Fantasy Team for this special LIVE edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! With the NFL season less than a week away, we take our last best guesses in a 12-team PPR mock draft. The hosts discuss their choices as they go and analyze the biggest draft questions facing fantasy managers this year. We close the show by discussing how draft strategies have changed throughout the preseason.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Preseason All-Hype Teams (aka Fantasy Dead Week)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 54:25

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts recap the latest news, starting with Cam Newton's shocking release from the New England Patriots and what Mac Jones means as the team's starting quarterback. J.K. Dobbins will miss the season with a torn ACL, so what does that mean for Gus Edwards and other Ravens runners? The Jacksonville Jaguars traded quarterback Gardner Minshew to the Philadelphia Eagles, and Kyle Shanahan is teasing us with the idea of rotating quarterbacks Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo. Next, the hosts give their picks for the Preseason All-Hype Team at quarterback, running back, wide receiver, and tight end. Then, they each choose three players as “their guys” to target in every single fantasy draft this season. Finally, we wrap up the show by giving away some Madden codes!  The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Preseason Finales (aka The End of the Beginning)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 58:25

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts start with some preseason news, covering the impacts of the Los Angeles Rams trading for running back Sony Michel from the New England Patriots and what that means for Darrell Henderson, plus Dan Campbell's concerns about running back D'Andre Swift's availability for Week 1 and how Jamaal Williams could be utilized in Detroit. After that, the experts discuss the most interesting quarterback stories of the last week, reacting to Trevor Lawrence and Teddy Bridgewater winning the starting quarterback jobs in Jacksonville and Denver, Joe Burrow's recovery in Cincinnati, Jameis Winston's status in New Orleans, and Sam Darnold's viability as a QB2 in Carolina. Finally, Marcas and Michael talk through four big questions for Preseason Week 3. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Michael F. Florio returns! (aka The Band is Back Together!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 54:41

    Michael F. Florio returns to the show, joining Marcas Grant for a brand new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. To start, MG and Florio react to the latest preseason news: the season-ending injury to Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne and what it means for James Robinson and Carlos Hyde. The hosts also give their thoughts on Matt Nagy's commitment to quarterback Andy Dalton over Justin Fields and Saquon Barkley's return to team drills for the New York Giants. Next, they play a game of “Real or Mirage,” analyzing the New England Patriots quarterback situation, Ja'Marr Chase's standing in the wide receiver pecking order for the Cincinnati Bengals with Auden Tate potentially taking snaps, the probability of Taylor Heinicke taking over as Washington Football Team's starting quarterback, and Carson Wentz's status as Week 1 approaches. Then, the duo discusses the changing running back landscape, noting if they are higher or lower now on certain players than they were a couple months ago, specifically Jonathan Taylor, Austin Ekeler, Najee Harris, Myles Gaskin, Darrell Henderson, David Montgomery, and D'Andre Swift. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    A Conversation with Matt Harmon (aka Camp, Catch and Cook)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 75:43

    Marcas Grant is joined by our old friend Matt Harmon (Reception Perception, Yahoo Fantasy) to preview the second week of preseason action. After catching up, Marcas and Matt talk through some preseason storylines to watch, including Dak Prescott's injury, how the Cowboys' skill players Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup could be affected, and the suddenly crowded Miami Dolphins running back room with Myles Gaskin, Malcolm Brown and Salvon Ahmed. Then, the hosts go deep into methods used to track wide receiver play, covering faults with separation metrics and how the NFL has evolved to allow young receivers to contribute right out of college. Next, Matt identifies some receivers who may be undervalued, explaining what to make of Odell Beckham Jr., Corey Davis, and Mecole Hardman going into this season. Later, the duo asks five questions they hope to see answered in Preseason Week 2, touching on situations in New England, Denver, Houston, New Orleans and Philadelphia. Finally, Matt and Marcas wrap up the show with a rapid-fire discussion about Knives Out and memoirs. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Training Camp Snacks (aka A Conversation with Joe Pisapia)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 62:25

    Marcas Grant is joined by Joe Pisapia of FantasyPros for this special preseason edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. To start, Marcas and Joe talk about some overarching takeaways from the first full week of preseason action. Then, the hosts recap the performances we saw from the first-round rookie quarterbacks and the fantasy implications for each, covering Chicago Bears' quarterback Justin Fields, San Francisco 49ers' rookie Trey Lance, Jacksonville Jaguars' first overall pick Trevor Lawrence, the New York Jets' signal-caller Zach Wilson, and New England Patriots passer Mac Jones. Next, Marcas throws a series of “Would You Rather” questions at Joe, including Justin Herbert in round six or Matthew Stafford in round eight, David Montgomery in round three or Darrell Henderson in round four, and Kenny Golladay in round seven or Deebo Samuel in round eight. Finally, the hosts wrap up the show with some rapid-fire topics ranging from household chores to fast food chains and favorite holidays. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Training Camp Counselor (aka A Conversation with Ian Hartitz)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 50:41

    Marcas Grant is joined by PFF's lead fantasy analyst Ian Hartitz for this special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. Marcas and Ian catch up on the latest news, including status updates for Carson Wentz and Quenton Nelson in Indianapolis and Rashod Bateman in Baltimore. Then, they move on to compare Amari Cooper to CeeDee Lamb in Dallas, Tua's 2020 situation to his 2021 surroundings, and Taysom Hill to Jameis Winston in New Orleans. Next, the hosts move into Five Questions for Preseason Week 1, covering the Cam Newton vs Mac Jones quarterback battle in New England, the Jaguars offense with first-round picks Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne, the potential for offensive success with the New York Jets, the hopeful revival of Joe Burrow's connection with Ja'Marr Chase and other pass catchers in Cincinnati, and expectations for 49ers rookie signal-caller Trey Lance. Finally, the guys wrap up the show with rapid-fire topics ranging from karaoke favorites to preferred destinations. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Campfire Stories (aka A Conversation with Eric Moody)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 44:00

    Marcas Grant is joined by Eric Moody (Pro Football Network) for this special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. Marcas and Eric start with some training camp reports, including an update on Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans' skill players, Saquon Barkley's return to New York Giants training camp, Rashod Bateman leaving Ravens' practice early on Tuesday, Sam Ehlinger taking first-team quarterback reps for the Colts, and tonight's premiere of Hard Knocks on HBO. Next, Eric talks through some of his “underrated players,” covering Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, Seahawks running back Chris Carson, and Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas. After that, the hosts play a game of “Either/Or” discussing who's more likely to break out this season between the likes of: Miles Sanders or Myles Gaskin? Michael Carter or Trey Sermon? Jerry Jeudy or Courtland Sutton? Darnell Mooney or Michael Gallup? Finally, they wrap up the show with some rapid-fire topics, including why Ben Affleck is the best on-screen Batman. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    S'more Camp Notes (aka A Conversation with Chris Allen)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 60:11


    Marcas Grant is joined by Chris Allen (4for4, Footballguys, NBC Sports EDGE) for this special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast catching up on the latest training camp storylines and reports. Marcas and Chris start with players returning from injuries, including the reported struggles from Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow as he works back from a torn ACL and the slow progress of Chicago Bears pass-catching running back Tarik Cohen. Then, the hosts touch on Thursday night's return to football with the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. After that, Marcas asks Chris about his recent write-ups on quarterbacks, covering Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers, Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Washington Football Team, and Daniel Jones with the New York Giants. Later, they play a game of “Either/Or” discussing who is more likely to break out between: Trey Lance vs Justin Fields? Travis Etienne vs Javonte Williams? Jaylen Waddle vs Elijah Moore? Amon-Ra St. Brown vs Rashod Bateman? Finally, the duo wraps up the show with rapid fire topics ranging from homebrew beers to secret grill options and more. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    A Conversation with Michelle Magdziuk (aka Training Campfires)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 49:19


    Marcas Grant is joined by NFL Researcher and BallBlast Podcast host Michelle Magdziuk for the first August 2021 edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. To kick off the show, Marcas and Michelle react to news out of training camps, including Aaron Rodgers reporting to Green Bay and how that impacts his and his teammates' fantasy outlook, the injury news out of Indianapolis concerning Carson Wentz and Quenton Nelson and how Jonathan Taylor will be affected, and minor injuries to Eagles receiver Devonta Smith and Ravens receiver Marquise Brown. Next, the duo discuss training camp reports in general and how much stock to put into what we're hearing each day. After that, they play a game of Either/Or, answering who is more likely to break out this season of the following pairs: Daniel Jones or Drew Lock? J.K. Dobbins or D'Andre Swift? Zack Moss or A.J. Dillon? Brandon Aiyuk or Jerry Jeudy? Irv Smith Jr. or Gerald Everett? Finally, the hosts wrap up the show with rapid fire topics ranging from best beers to (not so) current films. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    A Conversation with Mauricio Gutiérrez (aka BSOHL Season)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 41:57

    Marcas Grant is joined by NFL Español's Mauricio Gutiérrez for this special Training Camp Preview edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. The hosts dive into the top training camp storylines around the league, starting with the new-look Jacksonville Jaguars, their murky running back situation with James Robinson and Travis Etienne, and the outlook for number-one overall pick Trevor Lawrence. Marcas and Mauricio then turn to the Tennessee Titans, wondering how worried we should be about Derrick Henry's touches with Julio Jones in the offense and if we're overlooking quarterback Ryan Tannehill. They also cover rookie quarterback situations with Justin Fields in Chicago and Trey Lance in San Francisco, comparing their value in re-draft and dynasty leagues. Next, the duo turns to another quarterback controversy, this one in New Orleans with Taysom Hill vs Jameis Winston and how the winner of that battle will affect running back Alvin Kamara. The guys then discuss the most fascinating quarterback situation of all with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay and how his absence might impact the production of running back Aaron Jones and wide receiver Davante Adams. Later, Marcas and Mauricio look at potential hype trains or smokescreens to sort through the uncertainty, including with Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., veteran running back Adrian Peterson, the Los Angeles Rams running back situation, and the competition for touches between Las Vegas Raiders running backs Josh Jacobs and Kenyan Drake. Finally, the pair wraps up the show with rapid fire topics covering ideal retirement settings and the Star Wars universe. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    A Conversation with The Fantasy Footballers (aka Building Blocks)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 48:19

    Marcas Grant is joined by a trio of experts, Andy Holloway, Jason Moore, and Mike Wright of the Fantasy Footballers, for this special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. To start, the Footballers tell Marcas about their journey from hobbyists to professionals and give advice to aspiring analysts looking to break into the industry. Next, the group reacts to the devastating news that Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers will miss the 2021 season with a torn achilles. They also discuss the status of New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley and how the Green Bay Packers might deploy running backs Aaron Jones and A.J. Dillon. Then, the hosts attempt to answer questionable tight end situations, including how early to draft Atlanta Falcons rookie Kyle Pitts, why Jason is pounding the table for Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson, whether or not to expect a breakout season in Minnesota from Irv Smith Jr., and last, what it would take for Zach Ertz to return to fantasy relevance. Finally, the group wraps up the show with rapid-fire topics ranging from the Olympics to Adam Sandler movies and reality television. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    A Conversation with James Koh (aka How to Make It)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 76:46

    Marcas Grant is joined by James Koh for this special mid-July edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. The hosts start by recounting how James got his start in the industry with some advice for anyone looking to break into fantasy sports. Next, Marcas and James look at draft strategy topics, including what to look for in later rounds and how best to use ADP. After that, James goes on an epic rant defending the kicker position in fantasy football. Then, the two discuss quarterbacks with question marks, covering Aaron Rodgers' status in Green Bay, the chances that Carson Wentz bounces back in Indianapolis under Frank Reich, whether or not Cam Newton can return to form, and how Sean Payton will utilize Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill in New Orleans. Finally, they wrap up the show with rapid-fire questions about all-time greats in college sports, wrestling, and alt rock music.    The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    A Conversation with Brad Evans (aka Fantasy Future Shock)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 51:21

    Marcas Grant is joined by fantasy and sports betting expert Brad Evans of SiriusXM for this July edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. The hosts start the show with a discussion about the explosion and future of fantasy football content creation, touching on how the sports betting landscape continues to expand. Next, Marcas gets Brad's take on preseason strength-of-schedule analysis and how it should inform your draft strategy. Then, the guys talk through running back rooms around the league with tons of question marks, including the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots, the Houston Texans, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Finally, the duo wraps up the show with some rapid fire topics covering college football national championship dreams and the wonders of Colorado.   The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Matt Okada Returns! (aka Wideout Wipeout)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 49:01

    Marcas Grant is joined by resident fantasy nerd Matt Okada for another late June edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. Marcas and Matt kick off the show by catching up on how fantasy draft trends have shifted since the conclusion of the NFL Draft (2:08) and how those trends should impact your overall draft strategy (4:44). Then, the hosts play a fun game of “Win, Lose or Draw” assessing the landing spots of some of the top rookie skill players and their outlook for this season, including Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jaylen Waddle (6:03), Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Rashod Bateman (10:15), Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (13:05), New York Jets wide receiver Elijah Moore (16:17), and Jets running back Michael Carter (20:10). Next, they talk through some wide receiver rooms with tons of question marks, including the New England Patriots (23:23), the Indianapolis Colts (26:48), the Houston Texans (30:31), and the Las Vegas Raiders (33:36). Finally, the duo wraps up the show with some rapid-fire topics (36:56) including the best Patriots logo/uniform combo, Creed's Greatest Hits, and non-football career choices. The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    A conversation with Andy Behrens (aka Either/Or)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 45:55

    Marcas Grant is joined by the great Andy Behrens of Yahoo! Sports for this special late-June edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. The hosts kick off the show talking about how, when and why Andy alters his offseason player rankings (1:45) and which OTA reports are worth paying attention to (4:46). Then, they discuss if various hype trains have real steam or if they're just smokescreens, including Andy Dalton as the starting quarterback in Chicago (8:04), Trey Lance as the eventual starting quarterback in San Francisco (10:49), wide receiver A.J. Green's potential rebound in Arizona (12:22), and wide receiver Sammy Watkins hopeful career revival in Baltimore (14:49). Next, it's time for the Either/Or game, as the guys debate Alvin Kamara vs Saquon Barkley (19:37), Joe Mixon vs Chris Carson (23:27), Amari Cooper vs CeeDee Lamb in Dallas (26:55), D.J. Moore vs D.J. Chark (29:04), and Matthew Stafford vs Ryan Tannehill (33:51). Finally, they wrap up the show with rapid-fire topics (38:01) ranging from the right way to do hot dog toppings, the best restaurant chains to spend 24 hours in, and… powdered wigs? The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    A conversation with Bob Harris (aka Free Range of Outcomes)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 41:02


    Marcas Grant is joined by a true fantasy football OG, Bob Harris of Football Diehards, for this new minicamp edition of the NFL Fantasy Football podcast. Marcas kicks off the show by asking Bob about draft strategies, following ADP, and trying to gauge a player's talent versus his opportunity (3:26). Then, Marcas and Bob discuss Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris and why Bob is always in a running back frenzy (12:25). Next, they cover any concerns with Julio Jones affecting Derrick Henry's workload with the Tennessee Titans (15:34) and take a thorough look at tight end draft approaches, including where to target Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, George Kittle, and beyond (18:55). Later, the hosts talk through a handful of guys and teams with a vast range of outcomes, including Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (23:00), Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (25:26), Giants tight end Evan Engram (27:50), the New Orleans Saints quarterback situation (29:54), and the entire New York Jets offense (33:35). Finally, the duo wraps up the show with rapid-fire topics touching on cats, yoga, and bands to see live post-pandemic (37:02). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.


    A conversation with Mike Tagliere (aka Keeping Up With the Julio Joneses)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 36:27

    Marcas Grant is joined by the legendary Mike Tagliere of FantasyPros for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast. Marcas and Mike start with reactions to the news that wide receiver Julio Jones has been traded to the Tennessee Titans and how this move impacts the fantasy outlook for Jones, Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley and rookie tight end Kyle Pitts (2:02). Then, they discuss expectations for Titans receiver A.J. Brown, running back Derrick Henry and quarterback Ryan Tannehill (10:28). Next, the hosts cover different draft strategies for best ball and re-draft leagues (14:05), the biggest mistakes best ball players make in their drafts (16:57), and the importance of slot receivers in PPR formats (18:05). After that, Marcas asks Mike about his concerns with players like Washington running back Antonio Gibson and Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (24:39) before Mike cautions against drafting Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and (current) Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (29:26). Finally, the duo wraps up the show with some rapid-fire topics touching on Chicago sports, regional food, and all-time great music (32:17). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    Fantasy Rorschach Tests (aka Fantasy Watchmen)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 50:02

    Marcas Grant is joined by the all-in kid Jake Ciely of The Athletic to talk about a litany of fantasy offseason topics. First, the hosts discuss the fantasy outlook for the Houston Texans after the signing of running back Rex Burkhead (2:28). Then, Marcas and Jake go back and forth wondering which offense will be worse between the Texans and the Detroit Lions (7:36). Next, the pair theorizes on how a 17th game will affect the fantasy season and, particularly, the running back position (8:57). After that, Marcas hits Jake with a series of “fantasy Rorschach tests” covering wide receiver Julio Jones, Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon, Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins, Ravens receiver Rashod Bateman, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (14:09). Finally, the duo wraps things up with some rapid fire questions about the New York Mets, Jake’s updated cereal rankings, and lots of thoughts about television (39:50). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    Fantasy Draft Strategies (aka Flights of Fantasy)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 48:05


    Marcas Grant is joined by Michael F. Florio for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts start with quarterback draft strategies, including why Florio is targeting second-tier guys like Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert while avoiding Chiefs superstar Patrick Mahomes and Bills MVP-candidate Josh Allen (4:11). Then, the duo dives deep into possible format and scoring changes that would help separate the elite quarterbacks from the rest of the pack (7:30). Next, they question why Ryan Tannehill isn’t getting more love as a QB1 despite his past two seasons of success (16:02). After that, the hosts move to the running back position to cover Mike Davis’ watermelon quads (19:04), ZeroRB as a viable strategy in redraft leagues (23:07), running backs to target at the end of Round 1, such as Austin Ekeler, Cam Akers, and Aaron Jones (27:13), and a quick discussion comparing D’Andre Swift, Josh Jacobs, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire (30:58). Later, the hosts switch tracks to the wide receiver position, wondering from who Julio Jones will be catching passes this season (35:39), how big of a hit Davante Adams would take if Aaron Rodgers was traded (38:51), and a quick Henry Ruggs vs Jalen Reagor comparison (40:49). The duo finally wraps things up with some rapid-fire questions spanning from Tim Tebow to J. Cole to the Mets (43:05). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.


    A conversation with Scott Fish (aka FishBowling)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 40:19

    Marcas Grant is joined by the esteemed Scott Fish, creator of the world famous ScottFishBowl, for a special new offseason episode of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! First, the duo talk about Scott’s start in the industry and reminiscence about the early days of fantasy football (2:03). Then, the hosts dive into the ScottFishBowl, covering it’s growth over the years, how participants are chosen and invited to play, and the charitable contributions from the community (10:01). Next, they discuss Scott’s podcast "Commission Impossible" (with co-host Ryan McDowell), which is specifically catered to fantasy football league commissioners, go over the wildest leagues Scott has ever played in, and Scott dishes out some advice for league managers (20:17). To wrap up the show, Marcas and Scott get into some 2021 fantasy talk, touching on the importance of a player's landing spot and naming some rookies that have caught Scott’s eye for dynasty leagues this year, including Washington Football Team wide receiver Dyami Brown and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Rashod Bateman (27:44). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    Deep Dive Draft Recap (aka Devy Bites)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 42:20


    Marcas Grant is joined by Football Gameplan founder Emory Hunt for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! First, the duo discusses the challenges of scouting during the pandemic and how this strange season will impact rookies, and players from smaller schools, such as HBCU schools, have been impacted (5:19). Then, the hosts dive into day two and day three players from this year's NFL Draft that could have a big future in fantasy football, including New England Patriots running back Rhamondre Stevenson, Cincinnati Bengals running backs Chris Evans and Pooka Williams, and San Francisco 49ers running back Eli Mitchell (15:27). To wrap up the show, Marcas and Emory provide their early look ahead to the 2022 NFL Draft (38:03). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.


    Offseason Mock Draft #2 (aka Our Second Best Guess)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 73:55

    Marcas Grant is joined by fantasy experts Michael F. Florio, Matt Okada, Kate Magdziuk, and Rob Johnson for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! With the NFL Draft all wrapped up, the group looks at how the fantasy landscape has shifted with a 12-team, 15-round PPR mock draft (1:51). The hosts explain each of their picks and analyze the choices made by their virtual co-drafters, with a specific focus on rookies like Najee Harris, Ja’Marr Chase, and Devonta Smith. After all 15 rounds are complete, the gang wraps things up by naming their favorite picks and one pick they wish they could have back (1:05:37). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    NFL Draft Fantasy Preview: WRs, Part 2 (aka Depth Charges)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 51:18

    Marcas Grant is joined by resident fantasy nerd, Matt Okada, for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! This episode marks the last of a four-part series where Marcas and Matt discuss the fantasy potential of incoming NFL players who are likely to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Today, they focus on the second batch of wide receivers likely to be selected on the second or third day of the draft. Before getting into that, the hosts react to some of the latest quarterback rumors surrounding the NFL draft including whether or not the San Francisco 49ers will select Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (2:36). Next, they get into this year's rookie wide receiver class, discussing under the radar players Rondale Moore (9:31), Amon-Ra St. Brown (15:01), Amari Rodgers (21:43), Tylan Wallace (22:49), Nico Collins (32:23), Dyami Brown (35:33), Dazz Newsome (38:12), and Seth Williams (42:44). To wrap up the show, Okada gives reveals his top off-the-board prospects that didn't come up earlier in the episode, but could still be fantasy contributors (44:43). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcast Network.

    NFL Draft Fantasy Preview: WRs, Part 1 (aka Highs and Mids)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 56:31

    Marcas Grant is joined by resident fantasy nerd, Matt Okada, for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! This episode marks the third of a four-part series where Marcas and Matt discuss the fantasy potential of incoming NFL players who are likely to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Today, they focus on the wide receivers. Before getting into that, the hosts react to Alex Smith's retirement and discuss how the comeback QB will be remembered (2:20). Next, they get into this year's rookie wider receiver class, beginning with Okada's assessment of the group as a whole (5:21). Then, Marcas and Matt break down this year's "big three" of Devonta Smith (16:47), Ja'Marr Chase (24:56) and Jaylen Waddle (33:13). Before signing off, the fantasy experts explore the next tier of WR prospects including Elijah Moore, Kadarius Toney, Terrance Marshall Jr., and Rashod Bateman (37:03). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts Network.

    NFL Draft Fantasy Preview: RBs (aka Backs to the Future)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 49:36

    Marcas Grant is joined by resident fantasy nerd, Matt Okada, for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! This episode marks the second of a four-part series where Marcas and Matt discuss the fantasy potential of incoming NFL players who are likely to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Today, they focus on the running backs. Before getting into that, the hosts react Julian Edelman's retirement and discuss whether or not the former New England Patriots wide receiver should be inducted into the hall of fame (1:29). Next, Marcas and Matt discuss to the fantasy implications of the Arizona Cardinals signing former Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (8:44). Then, Marcas and Matt dive into the incoming rookie RB class and discuss how players such as Javonte Williams, Travis Etienne and Najee Harris might perform on fantasy rosters in 2021 (11:41). Before signing off, the fantasy experts discuss how the rookie class will fare in redraft and dynasty leagues this offseason (45:22). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts Network.

    NFL Draft Fantasy Preview: QBs and TEs (aka Pitchers and catchers report)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 65:06

    Marcas Grant is joined by resident fantasy nerd, Matt Okada, for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! This episode marks the start of a four-part series where Marcas and Matt discuss the fantasy potential of incoming NFL players who are likely to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Before getting into that, the hosts react to the fantasy implications of the blockbuster trade sending quarterback Sam Darnold from the New York Jets to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for three draft picks (1:48). Then, Marcas and Matt dive into the incoming rookie QB class and discuss how players such as Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Justin Fields and Mac Jones might perform on fantasy rosters in 2021. (8:44). Next, tight ends take center stage, specifically Kyle Pitts, as the fantasy gurus discuss exactly how far ahead of the pack the Florida prospect is entering the 2021 draft (46:21). Finally, the show wraps with a recap of Aaron Rodgers debut as guest host on Jeopardy! (1:00:09 ). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts Network.

    Wide Receiver Redux (aka Perceiving Receiving)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 58:55

    Marcas Grant is joined by Matt Harmon for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the Marcas and Matt discuss the wide receiver position and how to evaluate players in the role (6:32). Next, the hosts evaluate many recent free agency moves, such as Kenny Golladay to the New York Giants and Will Fuller to the Miami Dolphins, and discuss which moves will make a significant fantasy impact (25:31). Then, Marcas and Matt discuss Harmon's new venture, 'Reception Perception,' a methodology for rating wide receivers based on route running (39:49). Finally, the show wraps by answering hard hitting questions such as Godzilla vs King Kong and whether or Peyton Manning or Baker Mayfield make better commercials (52:10). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts Network.

    Big Data Bowl and Free Agency (aka Defensive Spyware)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 40:45

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are joined by Cynthia Frelund for a special new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this special episode, the Cynthia recaps the recent Big Data Bowl and the impact of new defensive stats on fantasy football (1:42). Next, the hosts react to the biggest news of the week, including the New York Giants signing Kenny Golladay (11:23), the Houston Texans signing Phillip Lindsay (18:07), and the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signing JuJu Smith-Schuster (26:45). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts Network.

    2021 Fantasy Free Agency Frenzy (aka The Eye of the Storm)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 64:31

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this special episode, the hosts break down the fantasy impact of all of the NFL's free agency moves at the start of the new league year. The hosts kick off the show by discussing remaining free agents on the market such as Kenny Golladay, Kyle Rudolph and Leonard Fournette, and which ones are most surprising to see still available (2:42). Next, Marcas and Michael react to the biggest news of the week, including the New England Patriots massive hull of new signings (5:15) and Allen Robinson receiving a franchise tag from the Chicago Bears against his will (18:43). Then, the hosts dive into the fantasy impact of a few other transactions, such as Jameis Winston's extension with the New Orleans Saints (28:58) and Aaron Jones' extension with the Green Bay Packers (32:32). Finally, the hosts end the show discussing which players stocks are up or down, including names such as Rob Gronkowski of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jamaal Williams of the Detroit Lions (49:22). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    Fantasy Free Agency Preview (aka The Frenzy Forecaster)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 53:39

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts prepare for the looming free agent frenzy. First, Marcas and Michael react to the biggest news of the week, including Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott signing an extension and Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Chris Godwin receiving a franchise tag (3:53). Then, the hosts discuss whether players such as Kenny Golladay, Arron Jones and Jameis Winston should stay with their current teams or head elsewhere (13:06). Marcas and Michael also discuss the dream landing spots for top free agent wide receivers, including Will Fuller, Curtis Samuel and JuJu Smith-Schuster (26:18). The hosts round out the show discussing how much gas is left in the tank for some top running backs including Chris Carson, Kenyan Drake, Marlon Mack and James Conner (38:46). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    Offseason Mock Draft #1 (aka Our First Best Guess)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 67:22

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts are conducting a mock draft alongside 10 of their closest pals (1:17). With Marcas drafting in the 5th position and Florio drafting in the 3rd slot, the hosts provide round-by-round draft strategy as they explain each of their picks as well as analyze the choices made by their virtual league-mates. At the end of the draft, Marcas and Michael provide their top takeaways following their first mock draft of the offseason (59:43). To round out the show, the hosts honor the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon (1:04:42). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    Fantasy Year in Review: Tight Ends (aka Crypto vs Cryptic)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 49:17

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts review the 2020 NFL Fantasy season from the tight end prospective. First, Marcas and Michael react to and analyze the recent trade sending quarterback Carson Wentz from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Indianapolis Colts, leaving Jalen Hurts in position to start at QB in Philly. (6:19). After that, the hosts dive into the tight end year in review, discussing the biggest preseason hits and misses as well as how to navigate the value cliff following the top 3 fantasy prospects (23:04). To round out the show, the hosts honor the 35th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda, discussing their top go-to non-sports video games of all time (43:04). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    Fantasy Year in Review: Wide Receivers (aka Hands Across America)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 48:56


    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts review the 2020 NFL Fantasy season from the wide receiver prospective. First, Marcas and Michael recap the Super Bowl and their terrible predictions (minus Steve's controversial selection) (1:43). After that, the hosts dive into the wide receiver year in review, discussing the biggest preseason hits and misses as well as the future value of the position in fantasy football (7:57). Next, the fantasy experts play 'buy, sell, or hold' discussing what to do with players such as Adam Thielen, Mike Evans, Jerry Jeudy, and Henry Ruggs (22:38). Then, Marcas and Michael recap the first week of Fan Controlled Football and what they think about the new league's staying power (38:57). Finally, Marcas ends the show with his best memories of his late friend, Chris Wesseling (45:54). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    Fantasy Year in Review: Running Backs (aka Running It Back)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 51:49

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts review the 2020 NFL Fantasy season from the running back prospective. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the year's biggest preseason hits and misses and how to approach 2021 fantasy draft strategy as it relates to the running back position (10:18). After that, the hosts take a deeper look at the Chiefs' Super Bowl running back core and discuss what to do with Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Damien Williams next year (32:47). Next, the fantasy experts play, 'either/or,' and pick which running backs would be best to add to a fantasy team if owners were only able to hold one or the other. Names compared include Detroit Lion D'Andre Swift vs. Los Angeles Ram Cam Akers and Cleveland Browns backs Nick Chubb vs. Kareem Hunt (36:07). Finally, Marcas and Michael get fans ready for the Super Bowl by revealing their final DFS Picks for the year and making their game predictions for Sunday's matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (44:06). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    Fantasy Year in Review: Quarterbacks (aka Signal Callers of Duty)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 58:45

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts review the 2020 NFL Fantasy season from the quarterback prospective. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the impact of the recently announced trade sending Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams and Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions (9:19). After that, Marcas and Michael break down the Philadelphia Eagles QB situation and whether Carson Wentz or Jalen Hurts will be the team's week 1 starter (21:07). Next, the fantasy experts project whether some of the league's key quarterbacks, such as Deshaun Watson and Jimmy Garoppolo, will stay with their respective teams next year (24:42). Then, Marcas and Michael go in-depth on the year of QBs that was 2020 Fantasy Football, breaking down the year's biggest hits and misses, a potential need to adjust fantasy QB scoring, and the top 5 QBs for 2021 (33:54). Finally, honor of the 30th anniversary of the 49ers attempted logo change, the hosts break down what they think are the worst logos in professional sports (48:43). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 8 (aka Four To Go)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 46:19

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts wrap up their "exit interviews" with teams that will be making the positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Green Bay Packers and how the team could perform in the potential absence of QB Aaron Rodgers (5:42). After that, it's time to touch on Mike Florio's Buffalo Bills. The fantasy experts break down the future of quarterback Josh Allen and whether or not he should be considered the QB1 in 2021 (16:37). Next up is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - a team that the hosts admit lacks clarity heading into the next fantasy draft (24:07). Then, Marcas and Michael discuss the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and whether or not there will be a third trustworthy fantasy wide receiver next year (32:55). Finally, discuss this weekend's football TV options, weighing the Madden Pro Bowl and collegiate Senior Bowl (42:35). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 7 (aka Four Piece)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 50:25


    Marcas Grant, Michael F. Florio and Kimmi Chex are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts continue conducting "exit interviews" with teams that, if not for trades, would be making selections in the 25-28 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas, Michael and Kimmi discuss the Los Angeles Rams and the ceiling for upstart RB Cam Akers (6:00). After that, it's time for the Cleveland Browns exit interview. The fantasy experts break down with the polarizing WR Odell Beckham Jr. and whether or not he's still a top fantasy prospect (13:25). Next up is the Lamar Jackson-led Baltimore Ravens. The hosts discuss whether or not the late season surge from WR Marquise Brown will be sustainable next year (20:41). Then, Marcas, Michael and Kimmi discuss the New Orleans Saints and the future of Michael Thomas, who may or may not still be a first-round WR (28:58). Finally, the hosts react to the Carlton Davis vs. Michael Thomas Twitter feed by discussing the best rivalry in sports at a team or individual level (40:42). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 6 (aka Four Sheets)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 51:08

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts continue conducting "exit interviews" with teams that, if not for trades, would be making selections in the 21-24 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Indianapolis Colts and which potential quarterbacks would be a best fit to replace the retiring Philip Rivers (5:03). After that, it's time for the Tennessee Titan's exit interview. The fantasy experts break down the future of Titans QB Ryan Tannehill and whether or not he is a fantasy sleeper (13:11). Next up is the Seattle Seahawks and their complex wide receiver situation. The hosts discuss where they might target WRs Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf in next year's draft (22:31). Then, Marcas and Michael discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers and whether or not an aging QB in Ben Roethlisberger is holding the offense back (31:27)? Finally, the hosts reveal their daily fantasy picks for Championship Weekend (42:53). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 5 (aka Par Four)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 56:41


    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts continue conducting "exit interviews" with teams that will be making selections in the 17-20 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Las Vegas Raiders and whether or not RB Josh Jacobs was overdrated this year (6:34). After that, it's time for the Miami Dolphin's exit interview. The fantasy experts break down the future of the Dolphins running backs following a disappointing playoff miss (16:09). Next up is the Washington Football Team and its complex QB situation. The hosts discuss how much that situation will impact projections of RB Antonio Gibson and WR Terry McLaurin (25:34). Then, Marcas and Michael discuss the Chicago Bears. Following a slow start to his career, RB David Montgomery has finally shown some promise. Was it real or a mirage (36:37)? Finally, the hosts discuss the social media impact of what may have been the end of the Drew Brees era following the New Orleans Saints loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (46:43). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 4 (aka Four for 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 54:49

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts continue conducing "exit interviews" with teams that will be making selections in the 13-16 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Los Angeles Chargers and whether or not TE Hunter Henry has hit his ceiling (6:46). Next up are the Minnesota Vikings. Following an up and down, roller coaster fantasy season for WR Adam Thielen, the hosts discuss whether or not he should still be drafted as a WR1 (17:40). Then, in a weird turn of events, the New England Patriots are drafting in the top half. Following what felt like a transition year, Marcas and Michael discuss how many Patriots get drafted next season (26:48). Finally, the hosts discuss the Arizona Cardinals and RB Kenyan Drake, who saw his fantasy production slip a bit from 2019 (34:57). To round out the show, Marcas and Michael reveal their expert daily fantasy picks for the NFL Divisional Playoffs (47:34). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 3 (aka Four Seasoned)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 46:49


    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for a new edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! In this episode, the hosts continue conducing "exit interviews" with teams that will be making selections in the 9-12 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Denver Broncos and how the WR core of Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, and KJ Hamler might perform next year (8:03). Next up are the Dallas Cowboys! Following a relatively rocky season for RB Ezekiel Elliott, the hosts discuss whether Zeke can continue to perform as a top fantasy star (15:34). Then the New York Giants take center stage. Marcas and Michael discuss whether or not they will be buying back in on QB Daniel Jones next year (23:36). Finally, the hosts discuss the San Francisco 49ers and WR Brandon Aiyuk, who showed breakout potential in his rookie year (31:32). To round out the show, Marcas and Michael can't help but discuss "Sometimes", the newest single from Buffalo Bills WR Cole Baeasley (41:54). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 2 (aka Four Down Territory)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 50:23

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for the second NFL Fantasy Football Podcast of 2021! In this episode, the hosts continue their "exit interviews" with teams that will be making selections in the 5-8 positions of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Cincinnati Bengals and how impact players such as RB Joe Mixon might perform next year in Joe Burrow's second year as starting QB (3:37). Next up are the Philadelphia Eagles! Following a season that saw several QBs rotate in and out of the Eagles starting QB role, the hosts discuss how high Jalen Hurts will be drafted next season (11:16). Then the Detroit Lions are up. Marcas and Michael try to answer the question of how much of what happens next year hinges on the potential return of QB Matthew Stafford (22:54). Finally, the hosts discuss the Carolina Panthers and which WR, Robby Anderson, Curtis Samuel, or DJ Moore, will be the best fantasy option in 2021 (32:37). To round out the show, Marcas and Michael reveal their Super Wild Card Weekend daily fantasy lineups headed into this weekend's slate of six playoff games (41:13). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Exit Interviews, Part 1 (aka The Forlorn Four)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 61:01

    Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for the first NFL Fantasy Football Podcast of 2021! This week, the hosts begin conducting "exit interviews" with teams that will be making selections at the top of the 2021 NFL Draft. First, Marcas and Michael discuss the Jacksonville Jaguars and how impact players like RB James Robinson might perform next year in a potential Trevor Lawrence-led offense (5:45). Next up are the New York Jets! The duo discusses who the ideal head coach to replace Adam Gase and if QB Sam Darnold will stick around long enough to meet Gase's successor (17:03). Then the Houston Texans are up. Marcas and Michael try to answer the question of whether QB Deshaun Watson is underdrafted and if RB David Johnson has future fantasy upside (30:13). Finally, the hosts discuss the Atlanta Falcons and where players such as WR Julio Jones and QB Matt Ryan rank as fantasy prospects heading into 2021 (42:25). To round out the show, it's the 'Three-Ring Circus' where in honor of Cobra Kai, the hosts pick their top 3 movies that should have a TV spinoff (55:15). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

    2020 Season Odds and Ends (aka The Cleanup)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 61:37


    Marcas Grant is joined by Adam Rank for the final NFL Fantasy Football Podcast of 2020! First, the duo dives into the latest news including Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook missing his matchup against the Detroit Lions, Jalen Hurts being named the Philadelphia Eagles starting QB for Week 17 against the Washington Football Team and the Los Angeles Rams playing their Week 17 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals without multiple starters (4:10). Next, Marcas & Adam advise who to start and sit in Week 17 lineups including Drew Brees, Jonathan Taylor, Calvin Ridley, Tee Higgins, Christian Kirk and Austin Hooper (14:03). Then, the crew make their Draft Kings daily fantasy value picks, highlighting players such as Philip Rivers, Leonard Fournette, Melvin Gordon and Zach Pascal (35:16). After that, The guys dip into some sports memorabilia with the Panini Trading Cards 'Best of the Pack' segment discussing the 2021 value of Antonio Gibson, Jerry Jeudy and Justin Jefferson (45:14). Marcas and Adam round out the show and the 2020 fantasy season with their predictions on who will reign supreme as the fantasy MVP of 2021 (54:00). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    Week 16 fantasy recap (aka Victory Laps)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 53:09


    Marcas Grant is joined by Kimmi Chex for a championship recap edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! First, the duo discusses the week's biggest headlines including New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara's ridiculous 6-touchdown performance, Tom Brady and the Tampa Buccaneers obliterating the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins RB Myles Gaskin's big game against the Las Vegas Raiders (2:40). Next, Marcas and Kimmi take a look at the week's least valuable players who might have cost you a championship including QB Kyler Murray and RBs Josh Jacobs and Tyreek Hill (11:38). After that, the hosts prep fantasy owners with key projections for the final NFL game of the traditional fantasy season - a Monday Night showdown between the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots (21:00). Then, Marcas and Kimmi reveal their top waiver wire targets following most of Week 16 including names such as Philip Rivers, Tony Pollard and Nelson Agholor (27:45). In the 'Chex Marks the Spot' segment, Marcas and Kimmi discuss which player was the top waiver wire pick of 2020, discussing names such as James Robinson, Justin Herbert, and Antonio Gibson. (28:48). Later, Marcas and Kimmi look ahead to 2021 with a 'Way-too-early Mock Draft' where they reveal projected draft positions for players including Dalvin Cook, Davante Adams, Derrick Henry, Jonathan Taylor and Travis Kelce (36:05). Finally, the hosts round out the show by revealing what they learned in 2020 that they will take with them into 2021 (48:25). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.


    Week 16 Weekend Preview (aka Dream Catchers)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 57:54

    Marcas Grant is joined by Michael F. Florio for a special holiday/championship week edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast! First, the duo discusses the biggest recent headlines including Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones being a game-time decision against the Kansas City Chiefs (2:41). Then, Marcas and Michael answer the biggest questions in Week 16 such as what to expect from New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara and whether Chris Godwin or Antonio Brown is the better WR option among the Tampa Buccaneers (5:42). Later, the crew make their Draft Kings daily fantasy value picks, highlighting players such as Baker Mayfield, Leonard Fournette, Marvin Jones Jr., and Austin Hooper (34:06). The guys dip into some sports memorabilia with the Panini Trading Cards 'Best of the Pack' segment discussing the weekly and future values of Justin Herbert, Chris Godwin, and D.J. Moore (42:21) Finally, Marcas and Michael wrap the show with Matt Okada's 'Ask a Nerd' segment breaking down the greatest week 16 championship performances in fantasy playoff history (51:06). The NFL Fantasy Football Podcast is part of the NFL Podcasts network.

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