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The Ringer Fantasy Football Show features a group of fantasy football experts, Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck. The show guides you through each fantasy football season, providing analysis on big-picture conversations like weekly matchups, trades, and daily fantasy, as well as the subtleties that will make the difference in your league.

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    Must-Add Players for Week 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 63:00

    We run through the injuries from Week 6 and offer up our must-add players for Week 7 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Must-Adds RBs (5:16) WRs (25:45) TEs (37:12) QB Streamers (49:12) DEF Streamers (52:06) Listener Emails (53:17) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Seahawks-Steelers Chaos, Russell Wilson's Imaginary Huddle, and Week 6 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 67:20

    Seahawks fan Danny Kelly and Steelers fan Craig Horlbeck react to the bizarre ‘Sunday Night Football' game between Seattle and Pittsburgh, including Russell Wilson's unique pregame warm-up routine, before giving out our awards for an eventful Week 6 of football. We introduce new awards, including the I'm Not Mad, Just Disappointed Award, as well as The Memento Award for the Player You Must Remind Yourself Never to Start. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 70:25

    The Ringer's Ben Solak joins us as we run through the top injuries from the week and discuss how they will affect your lineups before pitching one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend's games in the style of ‘Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week, give our Bad QB League picks for Week 6, and answer some listener questions. Injuries (1:46) Prop Bets (4:19) Long-Shot Bets (43:45) Bad QB League (50:36) Fantasy Court (58:19) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Kelly and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Ben Solak Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Power Ranking the Most Stressful Players to Face in Fantasy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 53:17

    We power-rank the most stressful players to face in fantasy football, check in on Danny Kelly's 22 fantasy leagues, and answer listener emails, including Fantasy Court. Power Hour (3:00) DK Fantasy Check-in (32:47) Listener Emails (35:16) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com.   Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Must-Add Players for Week 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 57:26

    We run through the injuries from Week 5 and offer up our must-add players for Week 6 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Must-Adds RBs (5:41) WRs (16:55) TEs (36:15) QB Streamers (47:31) DEF Streamers (49:43) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 5 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 57:18

    We recap the Week 5 slate by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, About Effin' Time, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won't Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our day of prop bets. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 74:26

    We run through the top injuries from the week and how they will affect your lineups before pitching one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend's games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 5. Injuries (1:26) Prop Bets (5:43) Long-Shot Bets (50:00) Bad QB League (55:52) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Power Ranking the Weird Stats That Explain the Fantasy Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 66:52

    We discuss the Urban Meyer situation before power-ranking the most interesting stats that explain the fantasy football season so far. Then, we finish the show by checking in on Danny Kelly's 22 fantasy leagues and open up a case in Fantasy Court. Urban Meyer (1:40) Power Hour (11:29) DK Fantasy Check-in (46:01) Listener Emails (48:37) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com.   Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Must-Add Players for Week 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 66:24

    We run through the injuries from Week 4 and offer up our must-add players for Week 5 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Must-Adds RBs (1:38) WRs (19:25) TEs (41:38) QB Streamers (52:58) DEF Streamers (58:54) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 4 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 67:40

    We recap Pats-Bucs as well as the rest of the Week 4 slate by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won't Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our day of prop bets. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 71:05

    We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend's games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 4. Prop Bets (1:35) Bad QB League (56:07) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producers: Craig Horlbeck, Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Power Ranking the Most Frustrating Players in Fantasy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 62:14

    We power rank the most disappointing and frustrating players in fantasy football after the first three weeks of the season. We finish the show by checking in on DK's 22 fantasy leagues as well as one of the most contentious Fantasy Court hearings of all time. Power Hour (1:48) DK Fantasy Check-in (35:50) Fantasy Court (43:43) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Must-Add Players for Week 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 56:39

    We run through the injuries from Week 3 and offer up our must-add players for Week 4 with our favorite format, Showdown Time.  Injuries (1:09) Must-Adds RBs (9:24) WRs (20:27) TEs (39:31) QB Streamers (48:16) DEF Streamers (49:01) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 3 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 64:09

    We recap Week 3 by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won't Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book and recap our red-hot day of prop bets. FUNDRAISER LINK: We encourage you to make a donation of any size to the family of Mike “Tags” Tagliere, the lead NFL writer at Fantasy Pros who tragically passed away last week from COVID-19 complications. He was 39. Mike is survived by his wife, Tabbie, and his two children. The donation link is here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck and Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 55:27

    We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend's games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we offer up our favorite long-shot bets of the week and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 3. Prop Bets (3:23) Long-Shot Bets (34:24) Bad QB League (40:06) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Power-Ranking the Best Buy-Low Players in Fantasy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 56:43

    We cover the latest injury updates from around the league before getting into this week's Power Hour, where we power-rank the top buy-low fantasy football players after the first two weeks of the season. We finish the show with some fantastic listener emails. Injury Updates (1:01) Power Hour (7:56) Listener Emails (41:58) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Must-Add Players for Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 56:58

    We run through the injuries from Week 2 and offer up our must-add players for Week 3 through our favorite format called Showdown Time.  Injuries (1:10) Must-Adds RB (15:21) WR (26:24) TE (37:14) DEF Streamers (46:49)  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 2 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 55:45

    We recap Week 2 by giving out awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won't Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct the next player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Shark Tank' Prop Bets - Week 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 62:16

    We pitch one another on our favorite prop bets for the weekend's games in the style of 'Shark Tank.' Later, we check in on our season-long prop bets scoreboard and give our Bad QB League picks for Week 2. Prop Bets (2:14) Bad QB League (43:03) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Power-Ranking Fantasy's Biggest Week 1 Overreactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 64:01

    We begin the show with the news of Josh Gordon's potential reinstatement to the NFL and what this could mean for fantasy before getting into our second installment of Power Hour, where we power-rank the biggest Week 1 overreactions in fantasy football. We finish the show with Bad Beats and Fantasy Court. Josh Gordon (1:55) Power Hour (12:09) Bad Beats (46:02) Fantasy Court (49:30) Sign up and compete against us in the Bad QB League on FanDuel here.  Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Must-Add Players for Week 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 59:40

    We run through the injuries from Week 1 and offer up our must-add players for Week 2 by bringing back a format called Showdown Time. Later, we recap our prop bets from Week 1 and rehash the first week of the Bad Quarterbacks League. Injuries (1:23) Must-Adds RB (15:23) WR (23:50) TE (37:42) QB Streamers (46:14) DEF Streamers (48:14) Week 1 Prop Bets (49:38) Bad QB League (52:19) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 1 Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 44:58

    We recap an eventful opening weekend in the NFL by giving out our Week 1 awards, including Winner of the Week, The Panic Button, Weird Flex but OK, The Player You Won't Acknowledge Is Good, and more. Later we induct our first player into the 2021 Fantasy Burn Book, and run through the injuries from today. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 1 Bets and the Bad QB League

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 55:34

    We start by discussing the recent report that Ravens RB Gus Edwards tore his ACL and evaluate the Ravens' banged-up backfield. Later in the episode we find out that the Ravens signed RB Devonta Freeman, and we debate whether you should add Freeman or Le'Veon Bell to your fantasy team. Then we get into our favorite player props to bet for Week 1, and finally we introduce the Bad QB League on FanDuel. RB Gus Edwards, Ravens (2:55) Week 1 Prop Bets (9:30) Bad QB League (36:58) RB Devonta Freeman signed by the Ravens (46:44) SIGN UP FOR THE BAD QB LEAGUE ON FANDUEL HERE w/ PROMO CODE: RINGERFANTASY Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Season-Swinging Week 1 Questions | Power Hour

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 49:13

    Introducing our new Wednesday show, ‘Power Hour,' in which we'll power rank one fantasy football topic each week and argue over the order. This week, we are ranking the biggest questions we've been talking about all offseason that we need answered in Week 1. We finish the show by answering some listener questions. Power Hour (4:24) Listener Emails (36:26) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Take Purge: The 2021 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 61:09

    Welcome to the second annual Take Purge. All NFL season and fantasy football–related takes, including things you don't actually believe, will be legal for 60 continuous minutes. All rational thought, logic, and professional credibility will be suspended.  Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us the takes you must purge! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Our 2021 NFL Prop Bet Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 55:35

    We preview the 2021 NFL season by offering up our favorite season-long player prop bets of the year. QB Matt Stafford, Rams (2:00) QB Kyler Murray, Cardinals (5:16) WR Amari Cooper, Cowboys (7:21) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (8:49) WR Keenan Allen, Chargers (10:32) WR Justin Jefferson, Vikings (12:23) WR Terry McLaurin, Washington (16:16) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (17:03) WR Antonio Brown, Bucs (19:35) QB Jalen Hurts, Eagles (20:36) EDGE Joe Tryon, Bucs (24:46) QB Justin Herbert, Chargers (26:04) RB D'Andre Swift, Lions (30:18) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (35:17) RB Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys (37:41) QB Sam Darnold, Panthers (40:15) RB Mike Davis, Falcons (43:37) RB Javonte Williams, Broncos (45:51) Listener emails (47:12) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Players We Are Not Drafting With Bill Simmons

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 50:14

    We are joined by Bill Simmons to discuss the Patriots releasing Cam Newton and what a Mac Jones–led Patriots offense will look like before running through the 10 players you should be avoiding this season in drafts in a segment called It's Not You, It's Me. Later, we answer a few listener emails. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Bill Simmons Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sleepers 2.0 With Peter Schrager

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 69:39


    We start with some injury news around the league, including J.K. Dobbins's recent season-ending injury, and where you should now draft Gus Edwards. Then, NFL Network and Fox NFL Insider Peter Schrager joins the show to help us update our list of sleepers for the 2021 season. Finally, we answer a few listener emails with Peter.  News: RB J.K. Dobbins, Ravens (1:50) WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts (6:58) Sleepers: WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Packers (21:30) WR Jaylen Waddle, Dolphins (27:31) WR Russell Gage, Falcons (31:54) WR Darnell Mooney, Bears (38:08) TE Foster Moreau, Raiders (42:42) WR Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (45:52) WR Mike Strachan, Colts (48:43) Listener emails (53:13) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Peter Schrager Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Draft Szn Mailbag 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 72:04

    Now in the heat of draft season, we open the mailbag once again to answer questions about draft strategy, underdiscussed players, stacking, superflex leagues, fantasy court, and more. We also introduce a new segment to the show, called League Rescue. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tips to Win Your Draft and Preseason Risers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 73:41

    We run through the biggest news around training camp, including Sony Michel's trade to the Rams, Travis Etienne's season-ending injury, Jameis Winston's stellar Week 2 performance, and the effect Teddy Bridgewater will have on the Broncos after being named the starter. Then we dive deep into the ESPN and Yahoo draft experiences and outline ways to gain an advantage on both platforms. RB Travis Etienne and James Robinson, Jaguars (2:27) RB Sony Michel, Rams (11:58) QB Jameis Winston, Saints (20:28) RB Damien Harris, Patriots (29:00) QB Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos (35:22) ESPN vs. Yahoo Draft Strategy (40:54) Listener Emails (59:02) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Our Official Top Targets of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 61:03


    As draft season heats up, we break down our updated top targets for the 2021 season.  RB Najee Harris, Steelers (1:52) RB Antonio Gibson, Washington (4:33) TE Tyler Higbee, Rams (8:00) QB Justin Fields, Bears (9:46) WR Robert Woods, Rams (13:43) RB Mike Davis, Falcons (15:40) RB Aaron Jones, Packers (21:16) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (24:04) WR Tee Higgins, Bengals (30:40) WR Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (33:55) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (37:11) WR Keenan Allen and Mike Williams, Chargers (39:31) WR Marvin Jones, Jaguars (43:07) TE T.J. Hockenson, Lions (46:48) WR Corey Davis, Jets (47:51) WR Elijah Moore, Jets (49:20) Antonio Brown, Bucs (51:57) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    The Players No One Is Talking About Before Your Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 66:12

    We start with a quick training camp injury update before highlighting the most under-discussed fantasy players from the preseason—or, as we call them, Average Joes—and determining how we feel about them, as explained by the movie ‘Dodgeball.' RB Josh Jacobs, Raiders (6:52) WR Henry Ruggs and Ryan Edwards, Raiders (12:18) RB Joe Mixon, Bengals (18:29) WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons (23:26) WR Brandin Cooks, Texans (28:36) RB Ronald Jones, Bucs (33:46) WR Corey Davis, Titans (37:16) QB Ryan Tannehill, Titans (42:55) RB Nick Chubb, Browns (45:33) QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Washington (52:59) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Biggest Fallers in Our Top 150

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 62:19

    We have updated our top-150 rankings, which you can find here, so we are going to run through the players we've dropped and are down on as we enter peak draft season. RB Derrick Henry, Titans (2:19) RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (7:56) WR Kenny Golladay, Giants (11:03) WR Mike Evans, Bucs (20:21) WRs A.J. Brown, Titans, and D.K. Metcalf, Seahawks (25:48) WR Curtis Samuel, Washington (30:12) WR Rashod Bateman, Ravens (33:37) TE Dallas Goedert, Eagles (35:18) WR Jalen Reagor, Eagles (38:03) Denzel Mims ate bad salmon (40:22) Listener emails (45:12) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Preseason Week 1 Winners

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 72:59

    We go over everything we learned from Week 1 of preseason and determine how it's changing our thinking, including the rookie QB debuts, the RBs and WRs who stood out, injury updates, and dynasty players to trade for or trade away. Finally, we read a particularly regretful listener email about Santa Claus. QB watch (5:09) Preseason winners (35:40) Injury updates (50:40) Dynasty trade targets (52:37) We ruined Santa Claus for a kid (65:08) Check out our UPDATED rankings on The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Draft Szn Mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 60:42

    As draft season approaches, we open up the mailbag to answer questions on bye weeks in Week 14, college allegiances, when to take QBs in two-QB leagues, best late-round QBs to draft, the most fun yet least helpful player to have vs. the least fun yet most helpful player to have, James Conner's sneaky value, auction draft strategies, when tell your kids about Santa Claus, how to use ADP to your advantage, and more Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Narratives We Are Buying or Selling, As Told by 'Anchorman'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 77:52

    We determine if we are buying or selling the most popular training camp narratives through quotes from the movie ‘Anchorman.' Texans (2:38) Bengals (3:58) Colts (10:33) QB Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (14:51) Cowboys (20:10) Jaguars (23:03) 49ers (27:57) QB Jalen Hurts, Eagles (35:33) HC Dan Campbell, Lions (40:06) Saquon Barkley, Giants (42:45) Falcons (48:55) Rams (55:46) Saints (65:22) Patriots (67:32) Broncos (69:23) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Players You Have to Rank but Will Never Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 68:32

    We begin with some injury news from the weekend, including Dak Prescott's shoulder, Amari Cooper's foot, Justin Jefferson's shoulder, and more. Then we talk about the running back dead zone, and why a specific crop of running backs should be avoided each season. News: QB Dak Prescott, Cowboys (4:16) WR Amari Cooper, Cowboys (7:35) WR Justin Jefferson, Vikings (9:23) RB Saquon Barkley, Giants (21:56) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (26:38) TE Hunter Henry, Patriots (28:38) WR Will Fuller, Dolphins (31:55) WR Curtis Samuel, Washington (34:17) The RB Dead Zone (41:51) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sneaky-Good Draft Values

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 54:23

    We start with news of Joe Burrow's not fully recovered knee and the Kenny Golladay hamstring situation in New York. Note: We recorded this before the report that Saquon Barkley might miss the first two weeks of the season. Then we introduce a segment called “Name Brand Off Brand.” You know how sometimes the off-brand product is just as good as the name brand for half the price? We look at the players who offer the same upside as more highly priced players but whom you can draft at a discount. News: QB Joe Burrow, Bengals (1:55) WR Kenny Golladay, Giants (7:46) WR Laviska Shenault, Jaguars (14:07) WR D.J. Chark, Jaguars (16:13) WR Marvin Jones, Jaguars (20:16) RB Travis Etienne, Jaguars (22:25) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (26:57) RB Myles Gaskin, Dolphins (32:35) RB Zack Moss, Bills (37:35) TE Adam Trautman, Saints (43:02) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Training Camp Stock Up Stock Down, As Told by Happy Gilmore

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 65:47

    We run through the biggest risers and fallers of training camp as explained by quotes from the movie ‘Happy Gilmore.' RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (2:53) RB Antonio Gibson, Washington (6:41) HC Dan Campbell, Lions (10:13) RB D'Andre Swift, Lions (15:44) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (18:20) WR Randall Cobb, Packers (24:14) RB Sony Michel, Patriots (30:17) QB Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (32:54) WR Will Fuller, Dolphins (34:07) WR Sammy Watkins, Ravens (39:17) QB Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers (44:45) WR Brandon Aiyuk, 49ers (52:09) Quick Hitters (53:43) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wentz's Foot, Lance Starting (?), QB Battles, and Training Camp Standouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 70:42

    With training camp underway, we kick off the week by running through all of the major injuries so far, including Carson Wentz requiring surgery on his foot, DeVonta Smith missing multiple weeks with a knee sprain, and Dak Prescott's sore shoulder. Then we run through the players getting the most training camp hype and decide if we are buying it or not. Finally, Craig's brother, Scott, drops by to embarrass him on his birthday. Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Guest: Scott Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Deep Sleepers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 66:17

    We run through our favorite late-round sleepers of the 2021 season. WR Rondale Moore, Cardinals (2:29) WR Darnell Mooney, Bears (9:05) RB Devontae Booker, Giants (12:36) RB Darrynton Evans, Titans (15:03) RB Giovani Bernard, Bucs (18:08) WR Randall Cobb, Packers (25:21) WR Mecole Hardman, Chiefs (28:48) WR Elijah Moore, Jets (32:51) QB Zach Wilson, Jets (35:34) WR Gabriel Davis, Bills (42:28) WR Marquez Callaway, Saints (47:33) RB J.D. McKissic, Washington (50:43) RB Jamaal Williams, Lions (52:09) TE Zach Ertz, Eagles (52:42) RB Rashaad Penny, Seahawks (54:22) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here. Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Main Characters of the 2021 Season, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 64:52

    We continue our discussion of the main characters of the 2021 fantasy football season—this time explained by quotes from the movie ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby' QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (1:52) WR Davante Adams, Packers (14:19) RB Saquon Barkley, Giants (16:49) RB Derrick Henry, Titans (20:40) RB Najee Harris, Steelers (25:49) The Old QBs (34:16) Kyler Murray, Cardinals (39:36) Our Favorite Quotes (48:37) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Players Who Are Dead To Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 69:39


    We start with some news from the week, including Ian Rapoport's report that Aaron Rodgers plans to play for Green Bay this season, as well as Michael Thomas's recent ankle surgery and how far we have dropped him in our rankings. Then, we perform a séance to communicate with the players who are dead to us from last season and decide whether they deserve resurrecting for the 2021 season. QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (2:00) WR Michael Thomas, Saints (4:18) WR Odell Beckham, Browns (13:26) WR Jarvis Landry, Browns (20:52) WR Marquise Brown, Ravens (27:13) WR Mike Williams, Chargers (33:49) QB Russell Wilson, Seahawks (41:02) WR Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (46:13) TE Chris Herndon, Jets (50:37) RB Miles Sanders, Eagles (53:49) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Breakout or Fake Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 65:49

    We break down the players who put up big numbers in small sample sizes in 2020 and predict whether or not those performances can carry into the next season. TE Kyle Pitts, Falcons (3:35) RB Antonio Gibson, WFT (13:26) RB Jonathan Taylor, Colts (21:10) RB David Montgomery, Bears (28:24) WR CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys (36:59) WR Chase Claypool, Steelers (42:00) WR Ja'Marr Chase/Tee Higgins, Bengals (50:40) Check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Main Characters of the 2021 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 62:50


    We address the devastating Cam Akers injury news and how it will affect the Rams offense, and then give our thoughts on new Rams starting RB Darrell Henderson before discussing the main characters of the 2021 fantasy season—as explained by quotes from the movie 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall.' RB Cam Akers, Rams (1:25) QB Lamar Jackson, Ravens (12:34) QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers (16:56) WR Michael Thomas, Saints (19:11) RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs (22:00) QB Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (26:10) QB Carson Wentz, Colts (32:09) QB Tom Brady, Bucs (38:04) QB Mac Jones, Patriots (41:28) QB Trey Lance, 49ers (44:00) Check out THE RINGER'S 2021 FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT GUIDE Email us! ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Bold Predictions for the 2021 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 50:21


    We are joined by The Ringer's Kevin Clark to offer up our boldest predictions for the 2021 fantasy football season. We answered listener questions about the upcoming season in the first part of our conversation, which is available on 'The Ringer NFL Show.' Be sure to check out The Ringer's 2021 Fantasy Football Draft Guide here! Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Top Sleepers of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 75:05


    We rank our top sleeper picks for the 2021 NFL season. WR Jerry Jeudy, Broncos (1:08) WR Mike Williams, Chargers (9:07) QBs Jalen Hurts, Eagles, and Justin Fields, Bears (15:55) RB AJ Dillon, Packers (21:44) RB Mike “Funk” Davis, Falcons (26:28) WR Jarvis Landry, Browns (33:50) WR Henry Ruggs III, Raiders (40:57) WR Robby Anderson, Panthers (46:56) TE Tyler Higbee, Rams (53:02) TE Adam Trautman, Saints (54:56) WR Jakobi Meyers, Patriots (59:30) WR Michael Gallup and TE Blake Jarwin, Cowboys (64:29) Email us at ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    The Riskiest Players to Draft This Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 68:11


    We take a look at the riskiest players in the draft and determine if selecting them at their current position is the right or wrong choice.  Saquon Barkley, Giants (3:19) Aaron Rodgers, Packers (14:10) Alvin Kamara, Saints (22:09) Michael Thomas, Saints (28:37) Dak Prescott, Cowboys (31:26) Joe Burrow, Bengals (36:18) Courtland Sutton, Broncos (40:22) Josh Jacobs, Raiders (44:17) Miles Sanders, Eagles (48:57) Steelers Offense (52:29) Check out our top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    The 20 Weirdest Things That Happened in the 2020 NFL Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 65:03

    We look back at some of the weirdest, most inexplicable moments, story lines, and stats from the 2020 NFL and fantasy season, and place them into four tiers. Tier 4: Odd quirks (3:31) Tier 3: Outlier Performances (11:36) Tier 2: What the Fuck Is Happening? (39:39) Tier 1: The Twilight Zone (54:05) Check out our top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Top Players on New Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 68:04


    In honor of July Fourth, we are going through the players on new teams this offseason and determining whether they are in the best situation of their career. In other words, did they declare their independence?  Matthew Stafford, Rams (2:53) Carson Wentz, Colts (8:54) Sam Darnold, Panthers (12:39) Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos (19:07) Ryan Fitzpatrick and Curtis Samuel, WFT (20:51) Julio Jones, Titans (27:07) Corey Davis, Jets (34:08) Will Fuller, Dolphins (36:14) Nelson Agholor, Patriots (42:30) John Brown, Raiders (44:39) Mike “Funk” Davis, Falcons (45:39) James Conner, Cardinals (49:54) Kenyan Drake, Raiders (47:01) Jamaal Williams, Lions (52:50) Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith, Patriots (57:12) Gerald Everett, Seahawks (58:17) Jared Cook, Chargers (59:03) Fun Fact (61:04) Check out our new top-150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Where to Draft Kelce, Waller, and the Other 2021 TEs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 61:47

    We run through each of our four tight end tiers, as well as a group of late-round sleepers, and determine the best spot to draft each player, if at all.  Tier 1 (3:03) Tier 2 (15:59) Tier 3 (22:23) Tier 4 (30:21) Sleepers (41:44) Check out our new top 150 half-PPR 2021 fantasy rankings here! Email us: ringerfantasyfootball@gmail.com. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly, and Craig Horlbeck Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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