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Hosted by Matt Hicks, the Rookie Big Board Fantasy Football Podcast provides industry-leading analysis for scouting, tracking, and valuing NFL rookies for fantasy football. Seasonal and dynasty fantasy football players, NFL draftniks, and college football fanatics will be entertained while learning about the unique formula for fantasy football success when evaluating rookies.

Matt Hicks


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    Bijan Robinson Fantasy Football Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2023 11:35


    Film review, stat breakdown and fantasy football + NFL Draft projection for Texas running back Bijan Robinson. Full profile + rookie rankings: patreon.com/rookiebigboard

    Jordan Addison Fantasy Football Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2023 11:01


    Film review, stat breakdown and fantasy football + NFL Draft projection for USC wide receiver Jordan Addison. Full profile + rookie rankings: patreon.com/rookiebigboard

    2023 Senior Bowl Preview: Tight Ends

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 23:00


    Preview the 2023 Senior Bowl with us! We breakdown every tight end invited to the 2023 Senior Bowl for the 2023 NFL Draft. Full Profiles, Rankings + Discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Dalton Kincaid and Luke Musgraves highlight a strong tight end group heading to mobile. There is also discussion around Payne Durham's upside along with analysis on the traits that make a tight end worth using a fantasy football rookie pick on.

    2023 Senior Bowl Preview: Quarterbacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 30:49


    Preview the 2023 Senior Bowl with us! We breakdown every quarterback invited to the Senior Bowl for the 2023 NFL Draft. Full Profiles, Rankings + Discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard We identify Max Duggan and Jaren Hall as potential risers during Senior Bowl Week. There is also discussion around the ceiling of Hendon Hooker and Tyson Bagent.

    2023 Senior Bowl Preview: Wide Receivers (8 NFL Prospects with Fast Upside)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 35:54


    Preview the 2023 Senior Bowl with us! We breakdown the Wide Receivers that most profile toward playing in "Z" roles in the NFL.  Full Profiles, Rankings + Discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Charlie Jones from Purdue and Derius Davis from TCU as discussed as players highlighting the speed of the class. Jayden Reed, Tank Dell, Ronnie Bell, Jaylen Wayne, Andrei Iosivas are also discussed. Tre Tucker is analyzed as an effective slot weapon in the NFL.

    2023 Senior Bowl Preview: Wide Receivers (8 X-Factor NFL Draft Prospects)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 36:57


    Preview the 2023 Senior Bowl with us! We breakdown the Wide Receivers that most profile toward playing in "X" roles in the NFL.  Full Profiles, Rankings + Discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard SMU's Rashee Rice and BYU's Puka Nacua are two favorites that highlight a loaded group of wideout depth that will be featured at the 2023 Senior Bowl. The guys also discuss Xavier Hutchinson, Dontayvion Wicks, Jonathan Mingo, Elijah Higgins and Michael Wilson. Nebraska's Trey Palmer is also discussed as a slot wideout.

    2023 Rookie Mock Draft (with NFL Draft Landing Spots)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 30:40


    This 2023 Rookie Mock Draft shows how fantasy football values can change depending on where a player is selected in the 2023 NFL Draft. Rankings + Discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard I discuss the potential of CJ Stroud as QB1 and the rise of Anthony Richardson-if pieces fall the right way. We see a surprising landing spot for Bijan Robinson and potential pandemonium with Jahmyr Gibbs' value.  I discuss how to weigh draft capital against projected volume in landing spot and identify how to target running backs selected in the mid-rounds of the NFL Draft.

    2023 Senior Bowl Preview: Running Backs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 35:40


    Preview the 2023 Senior Bowl Running Backs with Matt and John! Rookie Rankings + Senior Bowl Cards: patreon.com/rookiebigboard The guys run through the tape and analytic profiles of the eight running backs invited to the 2023 Senior Bowl. Listen in as they break down Chase Brown, Camerun Peoples, Evan Hull, Kenny McIntosh, Chritopher Rodriguez Jr., Eric Gray, Tyjae Spears and Roschon Johnson.  Along the way, they give insight on how their fantasy football value can rise through the Senior Bowl, how running backs can specifically stand out in Mobile and what it means to take part in this show case event.

    Top Quarterbacks in the 2023 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 35:21


    Matt discusses the top 14 quarterbacks in the 2023 NFL Draft for fantasy football. Rankings + Profiles: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Follow on Twitter: TheFF_Educator Matt breaks down Bryce Young vs CJ Stroud as the top tier of quarterbacks in the class. He goes in depth on why he leans into Anthony Richardson as a prospect, but is fading Will Levis. He then digs deep into quarterbacks that can be targets in rounds 3-5 of your fantasy football rookie drafts.

    Best 2023 Wide Receivers Part 2: 12 Sleepers + Risers to Watch

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 25:24


    Matt discusses his 15-26th 2023 wide receivers for fantasy football. Rankings + Profiles: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Follow on Twitter: TheFF_Educator There is a lot of depth to this wide receiver class. Matt discusses speedy guys who can standout like Zay Flower, Derius Davis, and Nathaniel "Tank" Dell. He also discusses athletic big men like Dontay Demus, Jadon Hasewlood and Jonathan Mingo. Matt breaks down the importance of digging deep for sleepers and discuss why Elijah Higgins is one of his favorites.  This episode in includes discussion on an extra 10 wideouts to watch.

    Top Receivers in the 2023 Rookie Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 31:48


    Matt discusses the best 14 2023 wide receivers for fantasy football. Rankings + Profiles: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Jordan Addison vs. Jaxon Smith-Njigba is discussed as the core of the WR debate. Matt adds in Quentin Johnston analysis and why he isn't in that same discussion, as of now. Jalin Hyatt and Josh Downs are also discussed as top tier wideouts.  The talent doesn't stop there, though: Matt discusses a deep talent of mid-round wideout picks and how he sees them contributing to fantasy football rosters.

    2023 Rookie Mock Draft 4.0 (6 rounds, 72 Prospects)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 35:57


    Join Matt for his 2023 Rookie Mock Draft 4.0, a 6 round mock that will discuss 72 prospects from the 2023 NFL Draft class. He discusses the potential of Jahmyr Gibbs as the 1.02, where Quentin Johnston stands among the wide receiver class and how to properly value Anthony Richardson. Matt goes in-depth, highlighting his favorite sleepers and targets to rise from the mid-rounds of the mock draft. He makes a point to discuss late round targets you want to start getting to know now! 100% Deposit Match on Prize Picks: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=RBB

    Top Running Backs in the 2023 Class Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 33:54


    Matt breaks down his 9-22nd ranked running backs in the 2023 NFL Draft. He digs into players left off his initial list, including Devone Achane and Kendre Miller. There are plenty of backs he expects to still be impactful including Kenny McIntosh, Roschon Johnson and DeWayne McBride. Matt also breaks down his process for evaluating rookies, especially RBs. This episode gives you an overview of how you can start to conceptualize the class and how he arrives at the rankings.    rookie rankings + full profiles: patreon.com/rookiebigboard   100% Deposit Match on Prize Picks: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=RBB

    Top 8 Running Backs in the 2023 Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 28:57


    Matt breaks down his top 8 running backs in the 2023 NFL Draft. He digs into the consensus RB1 Bijan Robinson out of Texas and compares him to the fantasy football values of Breece Hall, Najee Harris and Saquan Barkley. rookie rankings + full profiles: patreon.com/rookiebigboard Then he analyzes Jahymyr Gibbs and Zach Evans, who both present major fantasy football upside. Matt digs into a tier of 5 backs, including Sean Tucker and Blake Corum who are all candidates to be popular picks with eary and mid-second round selections.  100% Deposit Match on Prize Picks: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=RBB

    2023 Rookie Mock Draft 3.0: 48 Rookies to Watch

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 25:54


    Join Matt in his 2023 rookie mock draft, 3.0! He goes in depth on 48 rookies from the 2023 NFL Draft class that you need to know about.  He discusses his ranking of the players against the consensus of the fantasy football community and compares that to what he is hearing from the NFL Draft side of the equation. 100% Deposit Match on Prize Picks: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=RBB Support the Show: patreon.com/rookiebigboard

    Introduction to the Class of 2026, a Big Week for 2022 RBs + Week 7 Devy Watch Guide

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 25:16


    Matt introduces the class of 2026 to the Devy Big Board by highlighting give players that can help keep put the value of the class into the context of the rest of the devy rankings. He discusses how a big week 5 effects the value of Kenneth Walker, Breece Hall and Dameon Pierce moving forward. The show finishes with a watch guide, with a specific lense on devy fantasy football, for Week 7 of the college football season.

    Mock the 2023 NFL Mock Draft: Fantasy Football Impact of the Top 102 Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 23:16


    Matt mocks the selections made in Shane Hallam's most recent 2023 NFL Mock Draft. He runs through every fantasy football relevant player mocked in the first three rounds and discusses how their landing spots would effect their fantasy football value. You can read Shane's article, available at Draft Countdown, here: https://www.draftcountdown.com/mock-drafts/2023-7-round-mock-draft-rounds-1-3-shane-2-0/ 100% Deposit Match on Prize Picks: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=RBB Support the Show: patreon.com/rookiebigboard

    Dynasty Rankings Update, 4 Rookie Treats & College Football Week 6 Watch Guide

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 23:01


    Join Matt as he discusses 5 players with difficult dynasty values to dissect. He then identifies four rookie fantasy football players who have not hit big yet, but he expects to be treats in the month of October. The episode finishes with a watch guide for College Football Week 6, from the perspective of a devy fantasy football player.

    Devy Fantasy Football Mock Draft: 2024-2026 Eligible Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 18:34


    Tune in for this two-round Devy Fantasy Football Mock Draft. With a month of college football behind us, it's time to react to some changing values across the devy fantasy football landscape. This mock draft features eligible players in the 2024, 2025 and 2026 classes. Matt highlights top players like Brock Bowers and Marvin Harrison Jr while taking the time to analyze the value trends of positions. He discusses Drake Maye and Caleb Williams' early season successes. He also discusses the value of the 2025 Running Back class and the quarterbacks headlining the 2026 quarterback class.

    2023 Rookie Big Board Update, Devy Big Board Update + College Football Week 5 Watch Guide: Rookie Big Board

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 28:11


    Matt talks through 4 trends stemming from his recent 2023 Rookie Big Board update. He discusses the strength of the RB class, the debates sure to ensue about the second tier of the wideout group and the drop off from tier 1 quarterbacks.  Next he discusses 10 risers in the devy rankings; including a focus on the strength of the 2025 RB class.  The episode finishes with a watch guide for College Football Week 5, with an emphasis on what to watch from a devy fantasy football perspective

    2023 Rookie Mock Draft 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 17:34


    The 2023 Fantasy Football Rookie Draft season is set to be one of the strongest in the past few years. Matt breaks down 24 rookies while going through a two round PPR superflex TE premium rookie mock draft. Hear him break down why he expects CJ Stroud to go over Bryce Young in rookie drafts, the rise of Syracuse's Sean Tucker, and how he values a strong group of wideouts.

    The Justin Jefferson Rule, Sophomore Check-Ins & Week 4 Devy Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 29:27


    Matt introduces 3 candidates that fit his criteria for the "Justin Jefferson Rule". He breaks down what the rule means and which players could see a similar rise in fantasy football value during their rookie season. He also checks in on 6 sophomores to assess how we can react to their rapidly changing dynasty fantasy football value. He finishes the episode with a full run down of the perfect day of Week 4 college football, specifically for those wanting to watch from a devy fantasy football perspective.

    Rookie Panic Meter + Round of Applause & Week 2 College Football Standouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 25:14


    A week of NFL football means it is time to panic! Matt puts the top rookie disappointments to the test with the rookie panic meter, to let you know if you're overreacting-or not reacting enough! He also goes through his 5 most impressive rookies of NFL Week 1 and discusses 9 Devy standouts from Week 2 of College Football.

    The Value of a 2023 Rookie Pick, 7 Rookie Storylines to Watch in Week 1 + 10 Devy Standouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 29:05


    The value of a 2023 rookie pick continues to skyrocket; Matt discusses if that hype is justified while comparing the future fantasy football impact players to the past few rookie classes.  College Football Week 1 did not disappoint! Learn about 10 players who stood out, in terms of devy fantasy football potential. NFL Week 1 is upon us! Matt discusses 7 rookie storylines he is watching for in NFL Week 1. Support the show + get rankings and discord access: patreon.com/rookiebigboard

    3 Projections for Dameon Pierce, 5 Week 1 Devy Match-Ups to Watch + CFF Waiver Wire Standouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 24:44


    Matt covers all sides of the NFL and College Football is this week's Rookie Big Board episode. He starts by providing three different projections for what Dameon Pierce can do in the 2022 season; providing much needed context to his sky rocketing fantasy football value. Next, he previews 5 match-ups to watch this weekend with an eye on devy prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft. He discusses a pair of Boston College standouts, a player to watch on both sides of the Florida/Utah battle, and the star studded match-up between Notre Dame and Ohio State.  He finishes the episode discussing Nathan Carter, Ricky White and Omarion Hampton as players that must be bid on in College Fantasy Football leagues.

    3 Rookies to Trade Away NOW + Preseason Week 2 Notable Performances, Injuries & Cuts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 36:00


    Matt discusses three rookies whose preseason hype has gotten out of control! He discusses the ridiculous values being had right now for Green Bay Packers wideout Romeo Doubs, Isaih Pacheco from the Kansas City Chiefs and Jalen Tolbert from the Dallas Cowboys. Actual league trades are discusses as he pinpoints their current value. Matt also discusses the most notable performances from preseason Week 2 while noting unfortunate injuries and rookies that were cut in the first wave of preseason roster cuts.

    Preseason Week 1 Rookie Report + 7 Rookies with Sneaky 2022 Value

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 24:41


    Matt goes around the NFL and recaps the most important storylines, box scores, highlights and more for week 1 of the NFL preseason. He specifically focuses in on rookie performances and discusses how seriously we should take each individual situation. In segment two, he discusses 7 rookies who could play/find their way into fantasy football relevant situations this year.

    12 Rookies to Target in Redraft Leagues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 28:38


    Matt gives you the 12 Fantasy Football Rookies that you need in draft in 2022. He breaks down his 12 top targets into three tiers: RB/WR1 potential, weekly starters and players with major upside. Join the Rookie Big Board discord: patreon.com/rookiebigboard For each rookie he digs into his in-depth projection for them, including how they fit into their offense. He also notes how he has each player ranked in terms of positional rankings.  Matt discusses Breece Hall, Chris Olave, Drake London, James Cook, Kenneth Walker and more!

    2023 Summer Scouting Dual Threat Quarterbacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 24:36


    Matt continues his summer scouting series with the 2023 quarterbacks. He profiles top 2023 quarterbacks including Anthony Richardson, Bryce Young, Willis Levis and under the radar prospects Hendon Hooker, Jaren Hall and Spencer Rattler. Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/rookiebigboard He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each passer by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    2023 Summer Scouting Pocket Passing Quarterbacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 22:40


    Matt continues his summer scouting series with the 2023 quarterbacks. He profiles top 2023 quarterbacks including Tanner Mckee, Tylver Van Dyke, CJ Stroud and under the radar prospects Kedon Slovis, Devin Leary and Phil Jurkovec. Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/rookiebigboard He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each passer by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    Summer Scouting 2023 Wide Receivers Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 17:47


    Matt continues his summer scouting for the 2023 Wide Receiver class. He profiles top 2023 wideouts, including  Kayshon Boutte, Jermaine Burton, Marvin Mims & Josh Downs Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/rookiebigboard He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each back by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    2023 Summer Scouting: Wide Receivers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 18:46


    Matt kicks off his summer scouting for the 2023 Wide Receiver class. He profiles top 2023 wideouts, including Jaxson Smith-Njigba, Jordan Addison, Cedric Tillman, and Quentin Johnston. Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/rookiebigboard He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each back by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    Rookie Big Board: 2023 Summer Scouting Running Backs, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 24:38


    Matt continues his summer scouting for the 2023 Running Back class. He profiles running backs that can be early declares, including Jahmyr Gibbs, Devon Achane, Zach Evans and Tank Bigsby. Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/theffeducator He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each back by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    2023 Summer Scouting: Running Backs, Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 26:09


    Matt starts his summer scouting for the 2023 Running Back class. He profiles power-based backs, including: Bijan Robinson, Sean Tucker, Zach Charbonnet & Tavion Thomas. Get access to full scouting reports as part of the 2023 Rookie Big Board: patreon.com/theffeducator He breaks down each prospect, including: their recruiting background, their college statistics and gives a full film breakdown. Matt profiles each back by giving us a window in their strengths, areas of improvement for the 2022 season, and how he projects them in terms of NFL Draft capital and fantasy football success.

    2023 Rookie Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 27:52


    Matt highlights the 12 players who can highlight a highly touted 2023 rookie class. This is a critical episode for fantasy football dynasty and devy players who want to get ahead of their leaguemates.  Get access to the 2023 Rookie Big Board & Devy Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator  He does not select a quarterback first overall, despite being very excited about Bryce Young from Alabama and CJ Stroud out of Ohio State. He does select Bijan Robinson, and two other running backs: Zach Evans and Jahmyr Gibbs.  Matt also describes the high upside of Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer and a trio of wideouts in Marvin Mims, Kayshon Boutte & Jaxon Smith Njigba.

    Rookie Running Back Projections for the 2022 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 31:04


    Matt breaks down his full projections for 19 of the running backs in the 2022 draft class in this episode. He gets into the immediate impact of Breece Hall vs the opportunity Kenneth Walker has to take over the RB1 role in the 2022 rookie class. He then digs into James Cook and Rachaad White, providing insight into their path to be impact fantasy backs right away. Matt works through his hesitations on Dameon Pierce and Brian Robinson Jr. as immediate impact players. Then, he digs deep and lays out the roles he sees Tyler Badie, Isaiah Spiller, Tyrion Davis-Price and more having as rookies. Get access to Rookie Big Board Premium Content at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Rookie Wide Receiver Projections for the 2022 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 25:42


    In this episode, Matt provides detailed insight into how the 2022 wide receiver class projects for the 2022 season. He breaks down how he does seasonal projections, gives insight into the number of targets, touchdowns and more that he feels each player can realistically receive in the offense they were drafted to. Matt gets into 20 wideouts, spanning from quick impact players to those who may have some big bursts of fantasy relevance and those who may come into relevance later in their rookie season. Get Matt's Rankings and Projections at patreon.com/theffeducator

    2022 NFL Draft UDFA Rookie Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 19:39


    In this episode, Matt reacts to all of the fantasy football significant landing spots for undrafted free agents from the 2022 NFL Draft. He discusses the stash-ability of prominent free agents like Justyn Ross and Carson Strong. He digs into some interesting practice squad battles between Mateo Durant/Jaylen Warren and D'Vonte Price/CJ Verdell. Matt also provides insight on three of his favorite landing spots matches with Jerreth Sterns, Jerrion Ealy, and Abram Smith. Get the 2022 Rookie Guide & Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    2022 NFL Draft Day 3 Rookie Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 19:24


    In this episode Matt break down every pick from Day 3 of the 2022 NFL Draft. He discusses the landing spots that are most appealing while talking about his approach to investing in Day 3 draft capital. Matt discusses high risers like Tyler Allegier and Dameon Pierce, while discussing sneaky values like Khalil Shakir and Cade Otton.  Get the 2022 Rookie Guide & Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Post NFL Draft Rookie Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 28:53


    The FIRST Post NFL Draft Rookie Mock Draft is here! Matt gives you 4 ROUNDS worth of fantasy football rookie insight. Get Matt's Rookie Rankings and 2022 Rookie Guide at patreon.com/theffeducator He debates Breece Hall, Drake London, and Kenneth Walker as the 1.01. Then he breaks down how to value the wideouts that secured high draft capital, including Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave, and Treylon Burks. Matt discusses how to properly value the "second tier" of running backs including Rachaad White, James Cook and Brian Robinson Jr. Then he digs into some of his favorite deep sleepers like Khalil Shakir and Grant Calcaterra.  This Mock is PACKED with player insight, draft trends, and more!

    2022 NFL Draft Day 2 Rookie Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 30:12


    Matt breaks down the fantasy football impact of EVERY player selected in Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft.  We start to get clarity at the running back position, with three clear tiers starting to form. He discusses what we do with the 3 quarterbacks taken off the board much later than expected. Things are starting to get messy at wideout and the tight end position is presenting some sneaky upside.

    2022 NFL Draft Day 1 Rookie Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 28:15


    It's officially NFL Draft Weekend! Matt gives his raw, but informed reactions to the landing spots of the 7 fantasy football players that were selected in round 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft. He provides insight on how they have moved (or not) on the Rookie Big Board and gives his initial 2022 projections for them. He also discusses the fall of the QB class and where they might go on Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft. No RBs and TEs were taken night 1, but Matt provides some insight on which ones may go (and where) on night 2. Get the Rookie Big Board at patreon.com/theffeducator

    100 Things You Need to Know about the 2022 NFL Draft Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 40:06


    The 100th episode of the Rookie Big Board drops on the first day of the 2022 NFL Draft! Matt goes through 100 (yes 100) things you need to know about the 2022 NFL Draft class. He gives (at least) one stat for 100 players.  Get Matt's Rookie Rankings and the 2022 Rookie Guide at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Flag Plant Time! Rookies to Target & Fade

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 21:51


    It's time to plant the flags! Matt goes through 4 players that he is targeted at their current consensus rookie ADP and 4 players he is fading. He goes round by round breaking down the value trends he expects to occur throughout rookie drafts. Get Matt's 2022 Rookie Rankings and Guide at: patreon.com/theffeducator He compares his love of Chris Olave to recent rookie WR hits with Jaylen Waddle and Justin Jefferson. He discusses his Ohio State teammate Jeremy Ruckert as a late-round steal.  He takes on the unpopular opinion of fading Justyn Ross as a second-round fantasy football value and breaks down why he refuses to take Desmond Ridder, even if he gets first-round NFL Draft capital.

    FINAL 2022 Pre-NFL Draft Rookie Mock Draft: 6 Rounds!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 28:38


    Welcome to Matt's FINAL Pre-NFL Draft 2022 Rookie Mock Draft! This is a 6 Round Superflex PPR no Tight End Premium mock. Get Matt's Rookie Rankings and Rookie Draft Guide at patreon.com/theffeducator Matt starts by discussing Treylon Burk's unstable fantasy football value, relative to Drake London, Garrett Wilson and the rest of the tier 1 wideouts in the 2022 NFL Draft. He then discusses how Isaiah Spiller's fantasy football value may rebound and compare to Kenneth Walker and Breece Hall. He discusses the value of targeting Sam Howell in the second round of fantasy football rookie drafts. He also breaks down the "tier 2" running backs and informs listeners of what they need to look for out of their landing spots. This mock draft features a lot of discussion around deep sleepers, value trends, and has a particular focus on players that could return value for fantasy football managers.

    Rookie Mock Draft with Landing Spots!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 26:05


    In this episode, Matt recaps a recent 4 round patron rookie mock draft. The twelve drafters used landing spots from a recent 7 round mock draft by ESPN's Jordan Reid.  This exercise helps listeners be proactive in how the fantasy football value of their top prospects, favorite sleepers, and biggest landmines may change based on landing spot and draft capital.  You can get the 2022 Rookie Big Board Rookie Guide, Vol. 1 here: patreon.com/theffeducator

    Velus Jones Jr. Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 13:42


    Velus Jones Jr. is a rookie prospect with sneaky good upside. The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching! Get to know this top prospect as a part of the Rookie Profile Series featuring Matt Hicks and John Laub. Jones was very productive for the University of Tennessee last season. He speeds up quickly, has excellent hands, and can be employed in a variety of ways in an NFL offense. You can get access to Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Alec Pierce Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 9:59


    Alec Pierce is a big-bodied rookie prospect with big fantasy football upside. The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching! Get to know this top prospect as a part of the Rookie Profile Series featuring Matt Hicks and John Laub. Pierce profiles as a boundary wideout in the NFL. He combines speed with size and athleticism to dominate defensive backs.  You can get access to Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Hassan Haskins Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 10:39


    Hassan Haskins is an under the radar fantasy football rookie prospect. The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching! Get to know this top prospect as a part of the Rookie Profile Series featuring Matt Hicks and John Laub. Haskins is a powerful back that dominates in between the tackles and while running in space. He is a tenacious runner that could be an impact player at the goal line in the NFL. You can get access to Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Pierre Strong Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 11:29


    Pierre Strong is a major fantasy football rookie sleeper. The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching! Get to know this top prospect as a part of the Rookie Profile Series featuring Matt Hicks and John Laub. Strong is not a well known name, coming out of South Dakota State University. He had an excellent NFL Combine, though, and has the upside to be a future fantasy football impact player. You can get access to Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

    Tyler Badie Rookie Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 12:06


    Tyler Badie is a sneaky fantasy football sleeper who could end up going a lot higher than expected in the 2022 NFL Draft. The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching! Get to know this top prospect as a part of the Rookie Profile Series featuring Matt Hicks and John Laub. Badie is a dynamic back with great pass catching ability. He is an athletic runner with quickness and speed. You can get access to Matt's Rookie Rankings at patreon.com/theffeducator

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