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Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast

English, Sports, 1 season, 810 episodes, 4 days, 3 hours, 15 minutes
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Yahoo Sports’ world-class fantasy experts Andy Behrens, Dalton Del Don, Matt Harmon, Liz Loza & Scott Pianowski dish out top-notch fantasy and betting advice (plus a hefty dose of life advice) on America’s top fantasy football platform. We can't guarantee you'll win your league each fall, but with five different voices, personalities and philosophies, the Yahoo Fantasy crew offers everything you need to become a better and more informed fantasy manager.
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Fantasy resume refresh: Guys who need to reboot their careers in 2024

Matt Harmon is back from vacation and feeling refreshed. In his return to the pod, he asks which players need a fantasy refresh in 2024. Andy Behrens joins Harmon on the pod as they try to identify 10 candidates that need a fantasy reputation reboot this upcoming season:(3:30) - Fantasy Refresh: Guys who need a resume reboot in 2024(4:38) - Andy's 1st candidate: Washington RB Austin Ekeler(7:52) - Matt's 1st candidate: Washington OC Kliff Kingsbury(15:30) - Andy's 2nd candidate: Giants QB Daniel Jones(25:05) - Matt's 2nd candidate: Bengals QB Joe Burrow(31:10) - Andy's 3rd candidate: Bryce Young + Diontae Johnson(38:10) - Matt's 3rd candidate: Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin(43:50) - Andy's 4th candidate: Steelers QBs Russell Wilson(51:30) - Matt's 4th candidate: Broncos RB Javonte Williams(55:20) - Honorable mentions and one QB candidate that has to be on the listSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/21/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 39 seconds
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NFL schedule reaction: 10 most important fantasy matchups of 2024

The NFL schedule release, much to the chagrin of Andy Behrens, has become a thing. But here on the Yahoo Fantasy pod, we take the schedule release and turn it into a goldmine of fantasy content and conversation. Now that we know the when, Dalton Del Don and Behrens identify when we will know the answers to the most important fantasy questions of the 2024 NFL season.(1:05) - Andy calls NFL Schedule release day a marketing scam(3:55) - 10 burning fantasy questions we can now know WHEN they'll be answered(6:50) - When will Bears fans finally be able to confidently victory-lap the Caleb Williams pick(12:47) - When does JJ McCarthy make his Vikings debut?(16:25) - When we will definitively know that Kirk Cousins has fixed everything that was broken in Atlanta?(20:25) - When will we understand the Buffalo Bills WR depth chart post-Diggs era?(26:55) - What the hell are the Jets and when will we know it for sure?(33:00) - When will we know what exactly the Harbaugh Chargers look like?(37:45) - When will we know if Giants, Daniel Jones can make Malik Nabers fantasy viable?(40:15) - When will we know if Colts and Anthony Richardson take the leap?(46:05) - When will we know the Dolphins RB pecking order?(50:30) - When will we know which Chiefs WRs to play and if Xavier Worthy is going to work?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/16/202456 minutes, 53 seconds
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12 rookie fantasy ranking hot takes heat checked by Matt Harmon

We put a bow on our draft season coverage on the pod with the one and only Dalton Del Don. It's been a minute since we've had our beloved 'Stat Nerd' co-host on the show and boy does he deliver in his glorious return. Del Don shares 12 rookie fantasy ranking hot takes that get heat checked by Matt Harmon. Some takes are thought provoking while others have Harmon's head spinning.0:40 - Pod disclaimer: Matt Harmon is on vacation right now2:15 - 12 draft hot takes from Dalton Del Don2:35 - Hot take 1: Jayden Daniels is already a fantasy QB19:45 - Hot take 2: Dalton loved the Michael Penix pick16:25 - Hot take 3: Make Blake Corum a mid round priority pick24:30 - Hot take 4: Don't let JSN scare you off Odunze30:00 - Hot take 5: Malik Nabers is a top 20 WR35:20 - Hot take 6: Jonathon Brooks is a top 20 RB38:45 - Hot take 7: Trey Benson will be a league winner down the stretch42:18 - Hot take 8: Brock Bowers landed in worst possible spot45:43 - Hot take 9: Ray Davis will be a TD vulture in Buffalo49:07 - Hot take 10: Josh Jacobs fantasy value is a mess after Lloyd pick53:20 - Hot take 11: JJ McCarthy will keep Justin Jefferson fantasy value elite57:30 - Hot take 12: AD Mitchell helps make Anthony Richardson QB1 overall See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/14/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 23 seconds
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Yahoo Fantasy staff's Mock Draft 1.0: Shocking picks are plentiful

Teams have made their big splashes in free agency and selected their draft picks, it's time for you to do the same. It's fantasy football mock draft time. Some call this time of year best ball season, others know it's an opportunity to get a leg up on your competition for when you have to draft in August. The staff at Yahoo Fantasy did their first mock draft of the 2024 season to help you with the latter. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens are here to break it all down by each round and crush some staff members in the process.3:20 - Yahoo Staff Mock Draft 1.06:51 - 1st round observations: Breece Hall goes 1.02... Puka over Chase?21:30 - 2nd round observations: When should you take MHJ?34:00 - 3rd round observations: Was it a reach to take Malik Nabers here?41:45 - 4th round observations: Boring WRs dominate this round, Producer Collin gets ROASTEd for taking Amari Cooper47:25 - 5th round observations: The QB run happens here51:30 - 6th round observations: Harmon takes Richardson, RB cliff is close56:30 - 7th round observations: 2nd year WRs fly off the board1:00:50 - 8th round observations: Value WRs are plentifulSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/9/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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Post-draft NFL fantasy power rankings: Offenses we love, like and want to stay away from

With free agency and the draft behind us, what 32 teams look like today will likely be what they look like Week 1 and beyond for the 2024 season. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski reveal the post-draft fantasy power rankings. The duo break down the rankings in six tiers: Elite offensive ecosystems, teams on the cusp of being complete mixed bag ecosystems, offensive ecosystems with something to prove, offenses that could go either way, and offenses that are best to stay away from in fantasy.The two start out by identifying the top ten offenses in the league and what makes each an ecosystem worth investing in. Harmon and Pianowski dive into what the Lions and Texans have for an encore in 2024 and what they're true ceiling is after breakout seasons in 2023.The duo then identifies the next tier of offenses: Ones we like but have major questions about them. Harmon can't contain his enthusiasm for the Colts offense but knows we still need to see Anthony Richardson for a full healthy season. Harmon and Pianowski also try to make sense of the Cowboys RB room and Packers WR room.The two end the show listing the offenses that have something to prove but could be diamonds in the rough this season in terms of fantasy value. They also list the six offenses you likely want to avoid this season given they are under major rebuilds or reconstructions.2:00 - The post-draft NFL fantasy power rankings show6:15 - Teams 1-5: Will you have to overpay for Lions players this year?17:55 - Teams 6-10: Are the Rams the most fragile ecosystem in the league?30:55 - Teams 11-15: Time to be all in on Indy?42:50 - Teams 16-20: What is JSN in Seattle?53:30 - Teams 21-26: Can we trust anyone on the Browns?1:01:05 - Teams 26-32: Can Harbaugh elevate Chargers and Herbert from bottomSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/8/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dynasty Rookie Superflex Mock Draft with Matt Waldman

With the draft in the rear view there is no better time to do a dynasty rookie mock draft. Football Guy's Matt Waldman joins Matt Harmon for a two round Superflex format dynasty draft. The two debate the biggest topics of rookie mock drafts and when Marvin Harrison Jr. should come off the board. The two also identify deep dynasty sleepers to consider in later rounds.To start the pod, Waldman shares his thoughts on Caleb Williams and what makes him a truly special prospect at the QB position. Harmon also struggles to identify when to take Jayden Daniels over the elite three WRs. The two also discuss the production ceiling for WR Ladd McConkey in his rookie year as he will likely be the top passing threat for Justin Herbert.The biggest debate, by far in the pod, was when to take Bills WR Keon Coleman. Waldman thinks he could be special at the next level while Harmon shares his doubts. The two discuss if Josh Allen can maximize his potential in the NFL and if Coleman has what it takes to be a true WR1 in the NFL.After the break, the two dive into the second round which includes Waldman defending the Atlanta Falcons for taking Michael Penix Jr. The two also identify deep dynasty sleepers that could be steals in the second and third round.2:00 - Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft - Superflex format3:10 - 1st round rookie Mock Draft - 12 team format56:20 - 2nd round rookie Mock Draft - 12 team formatSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/2/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 15 seconds
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NFL Draft fantasy winners and losers + Biggest debates in dynasty rookie rankings

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens go where no pod has gone before after the NFL Draft. They identify the biggest winners and losers in the fantasy world. This is totally an original idea so don't fact check us. Behrens also reveals the four biggest debates he had when putting together his rookie dynasty rankings.To start the show, Behrens shares his thoughts on the Bears dynamic draft that saw them snag Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze in the first and the Iowa punter in the fourth round. Being a Hawkeye alum, Behrens is over the moon with the Bears selections and is counting down the days to a Super Bowl parade.The two then share, secret list style, their three biggest winners and losers from this year's NFL Draft with a focus on players that will now have to face competition from rookie teammates and those are look like they are in the clear for tons of volume. Both agree Las Vegas Raiders RB Zamir White might be the biggest winner of the draft while his new teammate Brock Bowers might be the biggest loser.To end the show, Behrens shares the four biggest debates he had with himself when putting together his rookie dynasty rankings. Harmon and Behrens discuss the biggest hot button debates that will dominate dynasty rookie drafts this summer.5:30 - NFL Draft fantasy winners and losers (Andy Behren's secret list style)49:50 - Dynasty Rookie Ranking's four biggest debatesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/30/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 17 seconds
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NFL Draft Rounds 2-7 recap: Rookie fantasy fits we love and question

The NFL Draft is officially in the books. We no longer need to speculate on where guys will go. Now it's time to see how they fit. Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald look at the rookie fantasy fits they love, the ones they question and the group of picks that are great real life picks but rather 'meh' for fantasy purposes.To start the show the duo highlight fantasy fits that they love. Harmon and McDonald agree that WR Ladd McConkey going to the Chargers is a match made in heaven with Justin Herbert. Harmon speculates if McConkey can have a more productive rookie season that Malik Nabers and Rome Odunze with his opportunity for targets. Harmon is also bullish on RB Trey Benson going to Arizona and thinks he could be a potential late season 'league winner' in 2024. McDonald and Harmon disagree on the Dolphins selection of RB Jaylen Wright.After the break, the two identify picks that they didn't love but questioned how they'd fit for fantasy purposes. Harmon is still very skeptical of how WR Keon Coleman will work in Buffalo. McDonald is willing trust the talent of Josh Allen to make it work. The two also wonder how WR Malachi Corley will be used in New York and if Nathanial Hackett will be able to maximize him in the slot.The two end the show with four picks that they thought were great in real life but very 'meh' for fantasy purposes. No pick caused more anguish in the fantasy community than the L.A. Rams taking RB Blake Corum. The two were also confused by the Green Bay Packers taking RB Marshawn Lloyd after signing Josh Jacobs this offseason.2:20 - Fantasy Fits we love40:15 - Fantasy Fits we are questioning52:00 - Good real life picks, 'meh' Fantasy FitsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/28/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 33 seconds
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NFL Draft Round 1 Recap: 5 biggest fantasy storylines + instant draft grades

Night one of the NFL Draft is in the books and it was filled with tons of surprises. None bigger than Charles McDonald's beloved Atlanta Falcons taking QB Michael Penix with the eighth overall pick. Matt Harmon and McDonald breakdown the five biggest fantasy storylines from night one of the draft and provide instant draft grades and dynasty rookie rankings.To start the podcast, Harmon gets McDonald's raw reaction to the shocking pick by the Falcons. McDonald gives Atlanta an 'F' for their pick of Penix and tries to make sense of the selection. The two then provide their reactions to the other five QBs that went in the first round. Both also couldn't believe that Denver actually took Bo Nix with their first round pick.After the break, Harmon and McDonald share their reactions to the big three WRs finding homes. The two love Marvin Harrison Jr.'s fit with Arizona. While both love Malik Nabers and Rome Odunze, they preach patience on them becoming potential viable fantasy players from the start. Harmon and McDonald then share how they stack up in rookie dynasty rankings now that they have their NFL teams.The two also share their reaction to TE Brock Bowers going to Las Vegas and the four WRs going off the board late in round one. Harmon and McDonald realize they are on different sides of the ledger when it comes to the 49ers taking Ricky Pearsall with their 1st round pick. The two end the show by picking the offensive lineman in the first round they think will have the biggest impact on their teams in year one.2:45 - Six QBs go in the first 12 picks29:55 - Big three WRs find their new homes44:15 - Brock Bowers shockingly goes to Las Vegas48:55 - Four other WRs find interesting homes late in round one59:35 - Nine offensive lineman go in the first round🖥️ Watch this full episode on YouTubeCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/26/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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Wishcasting dream fantasy landing spots in the 2024 NFL draft

Only 48 hours left until the NFL Draft! It's finally happening! Matt Harmon is joined by NFL Network's Marcas Grant to have some fun now that all the prognosticating is about to be over. The pair run through 24 skill players who are about to be drafted this weekend and select their favorite dream fantasy fit for each one.Keep in mind: these are not actual predictions, but fantasy wishcasting predictions. Marvin Harrison Jr. to the Los Angeles Chargers? Sure! Jayden Daniels to the Las Vegas Raiders? Why not! Jonathon Brooks to the Cincinnati Bengals? All possibilities are on the table in the final podcast before Thursday night's draft.Have fun listening to Matt & Marcas' picks and stay subscribed to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show feed for Matt Harmon & Charles McDonald to recap the draft late Thursday night after the first round wraps-up and midday Sunday after rounds 2-7 finish up on Saturday.5:35 - Quarterbacks23:10 - Running Backs36:20 - Wide Receivers (and Brock Bowers)🖥️ Watch this full episode on YouTubeCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/24/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 2 seconds
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Teams that will shape the Draft: QB needy teams outside top ten + top ten teams we can't figure out

We have officially entered 'silly season' of NFL Draft week where rumors are rampant and everything must be taken with a grain of salt. Fear not, Matt Harmon and Fantasy Pro's Thor Nystrom are here to cut through the smoke. Concluding our 'teams that will shape the Draft' series, the two look at the QB needy teams outside the top ten - Minnesota, Denver, Las Vegas - as well as teams inside the top ten that could be wild cards - New York Giants, Tennessee Titans and New York Jets.To start the show, Harmon and Nystrom dive into the Minnesota Vikings and what possibilities exist for them to jump in the draft to take JJ McCarthy or Drake Maye. The duo looks at how the top QBs could fit in Kevin O'Connell's offense and Justin Jefferson.The two then try to make sense of the Denver Broncos after they acquired Zach Wilson from the New York Jets in a trade. Given that Denver might have the worst QB room in the league, the duo try to figure out which rookie QB is the most realistic option and best fit for Sean Payton's scheme. The two discuss Bo Nix's potential in Denver and if they can trade down and still acquire the Oregon QB later in the draft.Harmon and Nystrom have a similar conversation about the Las Vegas Raiders QB room and if they could be a dark horse team to trade up for QB. After the break the two try to predict what the New York Giants, New York Jets and Tennessee Titans do with their top ten picks.1:20 - Programming note: Yahoo Sports is going BIG for Draft Week coverage 3:40 - Minnesota Vikings: Do they have the ammunition to land JJ McCarthy or Drake Maye?22:25 - Denver Broncos: What are they doing? Who are they? Are they really that bad?35:50 - Las Vegas Raiders: Are they a dark horse to trade up for a QB? 39:15 - New York Giants: Do they take a top WR or swing for a QB? 46:30 - New York Jets: Rome Odunze, Brock Bowers or OL?50:27 - Tennessee Titans: What's the best move to help Will Levis in this new look offense?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/23/202458 minutes, 15 seconds
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Mock Draft Monday with Dane Brugler: Cowboys solve for OL and RB, Colts land a WR

Draft week has arrived and with that comes our final installment of 'Mock Draft Mondays'. We go out with a bang as The Athletic's Dane Brugler joins Matt Harmon to share his five favorite picks in his latest seven-round mock draft. Yes, Brugler doesn't just put together 'The Beast' but a seven round mock. Everything you need to get ready for Thursday night.Brugler starts the pod by sharing a pick the Bengals make in the first round that helps solidify the spine of their defense. Brugler has Texas DT Bryon Murphy going to Cincinnati with the 18th pick. He explains what makes Murphy worth the pick in the first round.Brugler then shares two more first round picks he likes for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions. He has Duke OL Graham Barton going to Pittsburgh and explains why the Blue Devil is a natural fit for the franchise. Brugler then has one of his favorite sleepers, Western Michigan EDGE Marshawn Kneeland, going to Detroit to help Aidan Hutchinson with their pass rush.The duo then end the pod with Brugler's spiciest picks. He has the Indianapolis Colts snagging Florida WR Ricky Pearsall in the second round to complete their WR room and re-pairs Anthony Richardson with his former college teammate. Brugler then has Texas RB Jonathon Brooks heading to Dallas in the second round to become the immediate RB1 once he is 100%. Brugler also shares who he has Dallas taking in the first round and why it could be a boom-or-bust pick.3:50 - Dane Brugler's Mock Draft Methodology9:00 - Cincinnati Bengals select Texas DT Bryon Murphy13:30 - Pittsburgh Steelers select Duke OL Graham Barton19:10 - Detroit Lions select Western Michigan EDGE Marshawn Kneeland23:50 - Indianapolis Colts select Florida WR Ricky Pearsall32:00 - Dallas Cowboys select Texas RB Jonathon Brooks39:05 - Dane shares his least favorite pick and concerns for Dallas in the draftSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/22/202449 minutes, 3 seconds
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Draft Deep Dive: TEs + Top OL prospects + Best fantasy fits for Brock Bowers

We are just one week away from all the projections, rumors and lies from being put to rest. The Draft is almost there. We put a bow on our 'Draft Deep Dive' series with Yahoo's draft guru Charles McDonald by looking at the top TE and OL prospects in this year's draft.Of course we can't begin anywhere else than looking at Georgia TE Brock Bowers and what type of impact he could make instantly in the NFL. McDonald and Harmon dive into what makes him a unique talent at the TE position and worthy of being a top ten pick.McDonald, a Georgia fan, recaps his illustrious career in Athens and what team fits could get the most out of him at the next level. Harmon wonders if some teams won't know how to use him and if that could lead to him sliding out of the top ten in the draft.The duo then look at day two TEs that could develop into starters in the NFL. After the break Harmon and McDonald look at the top ten OL prospects list from Nate Tice and dissect what makes each a first round talent. Harmon and McDonald agree that the OL position might be the deepest in top tier talent of any position this year.0:45 - We are in the 'crazy hot takes and lying season' part before the Draft5:10 - Draft Deep Dive: TE position this year... is it Brock Bowers and everyone else?5:45 - Draft Deep Dive: Brock Bowers29:15 - Draft Deep Dive: Other TEs to know in this class33:33 - Why we need to stop the 'Johnny Wilson should move to TE' talk41:50 - Draft Deep Dive: Top OL prospects you need to knowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/18/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 45 seconds
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Teams that will shape the Draft: How can Bills, Packers, Niners use picks to get over the edge?

What do the Bills, Bengals, Packers, Rams and 49ers have in common? They are all contenders with 10 plus picks in this year's draft. Rotogrinders' Jordan Vanek joins Matt Harmon for the latest installment of our 'Teams that will shape the Draft' series to look at how each contender can maximize their plethora of picks next week.But first, the two start the pod by reacting to the Philadelphia Eagles extending WR Devonta Smith. Both believe it's money well spent but have concerns if the Eagles offense can truly maximize the WRs talents in their current offense with Jalen Hurts at the helm.The two then identify the six teams in this year's draft that have ten plus picks. Harmon believes five of the six teams are serious contenders next year and can use their picks to put them over the top. The duo starts by looking at how the Buffalo Bills plan on ushering in this new Josh Allen era without Stefon Diggs and Gabe Davis. The two then look at how the Bengals can make the most of the last potential ride withthe trio of Burrow, Chase and Higgins.After the break, the two look at how the Green Bay Packers and L.A. Rams can build off of last year's momentum with great draft classes this year. Harmon and Vanek end the show looking at what the 49ers and Cardinals will do with their ten plus picks.2:40 - Teams that will shape the draft: Contenders with 10 plus picks this year3:55 - Reacting to Devonta Smith's extension with Philly10:15 - Bills: How are they going to replace Diggs-Davis in new era for Josh Allen?23:25 - Bengals: Farewell tour for OG Burrow Band... time to think of Higgins replacement?33:50 -Packers: Time to GO, time to win now42:27 - Rams: Stafford 2.0 take next step?54:33 - 49ers: Make another Super Bowl run1:01:25 - Quick thoughts on what Cardinals do with their 10 plus picksSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/17/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 47 seconds
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Mock Draft Monday with Daniel Jeremiah: Bears snag Odunze, Raiders grab a QB

It's another edition of 'Mock Draft Monday' on the pod and who better to have on then the face of NFL Network's draft coverage and a giant in the industry. Daniel Jeremiah joins Matt Harmon to discuss his mock draft methodology, what he's hearing about this year's draft class and shares his favorite five picks in his latest mock draft. To start the pod, Jeremiah discuss what goes into crafting his mock drafts and how much he prioritizes what he's hearing from teams over his own personal assessment of players. Jeremiah gives his take on the QB class and if we really can see as many as six QBs go in the first round. Jeremiah than shares his five favorite picks from his latest mock draft including having the Chicago Bears take Washington standout WR Rome Odunze with their second first round pick to pair with Caleb Williams. Harmon and Jeremiah discuss what makes Odunze such a special prospect and why he'd be a great fit for Williams and the Bears. Jeremiah than discusses his selection of Washington QB Michael Penix going to the Raiders. While Harmon remains skeptical of Penix's game in the NFL, Jeremiah shares what he thinks of him and why it could work in an ecosystem like Las Vegas. Jeremiah ends the show revealing his least favorite mock pick. 2:20 - DJ's Mock Draft Methodology 9:35 - Tennessee Titans select OT Joe Alt18:25 - Chicago Bears select WR Rome Odunze37:05 - Las Vegas Raiders select QB Michael Penix44:05 - LA Rams select EDGE Laitau Latu48:40 - Baltimore Ravens select DB Cooper DeJean55:20 - DJ's least favorite mock draft selectionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/15/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 44 seconds
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Draft Deep Dive: WRs part 2 + Harmon reveals favorite deep sleepers

Matt Harmon and the Yahoo Fantasy pod are back with part two of our 'Draft Deep Dive' series on the wide receivers. Charles McDonald and Harmon look at the Texas WRs as well as identify their favorite deep sleepers on day two and three of the draft. The duo start the pod by looking at Adonai Mitchell and Xavier Worthy and if either have true 1st round grades as prospects. Harmon details what makes each different and why fit and offensive ecosystem will play a major role in their success at the next level. Both share their concerns with Worthy's size and how it will translate to the NFL. Harmon also shares his thoughts on other day two favorites like South Carolina's Xavier Legette, Western Kentucky's Malachi Corley, Oregon's Troy Franklin, and UCF's Javon Baker. McDonald shares the strengths and weaknesses he sees for all of them. The two also look at the other 'other Washington WRs' in Ja'Lynn Polk and Jalen McMillan. To end the pod, Harmon and McDonald reveal their favorite deep sleepers that could be steals on day three of the draft.3:29 - Draft Deep Dive: WRs part two3:58 - Texas WR Adonai Mitchell12:36 - Texas WR Xavier Worthy 25:10 - South Carolina WR Xavier Legette33:10 - Oregon WR Troy Franklin 41:11 - UCF WR Javon Baker44:20 - Western Kentucky WR Malachi Corley47:45 - Deeper Sleeper WR prospects Harmon and McDonald like See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/11/202458 minutes, 23 seconds
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Mock Draft Monday with PFF's Trevor Sikkema: Cowboys fill needs, Vikings and Broncos land QBs

We continue our 'Mock Draft Monday' series with PFF's Trevor Sikkema joining Matt Harmon the pod. Sikkema provides his five favorite picks from his latest mock draft as well as his least favorite pick. The PFF draft expert also shares what goes into his methodology when crafting a mock, especially as inch even closer to night one of the draft.In his latest mock, Sikkema identifies the ideal landing spots for QBs JJ McCarthy and Bo Nix. He explains why both's success in the NFL will largely hinge on the coach and ecosystem they land in. Sikkema also shares where three elite offensive line prospects can help teams trying to contend in 2024 and set themselves up for the long haul.Sikkema also tries to identify what the Dallas Cowboys really need to come away with in this year's draft and shares the ideal picks in the first two rounds for them. He also shares his least favorite pick that has WR Xavier Worthy going to the Baltimore Ravens.2:00 - Mock Draft Monday2:45 - Trevor Sikkema's Mock Draft Methodology8:45 - New York Jets select OL Troy Fautanu with No. 10 pick17:40 - Minnesota Vikings trade up to No. 5 spot to take QB JJ McCarthy35:55 - Denver Broncos trade back to No. 22 pick and select QB Bo Nix44:05 - Philadelphia Eagles trade up to No. 12 and take OL Taliese Fuaga47:45 - Dallas Cowboys select OL Graham Barton with No. 24 pick51:05 - Trevor's least favorite mock pick - Ravens drafting WR Xavier Worthy with No. 30 pickSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/8/202457 minutes, 12 seconds
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Draft Deep Dive: WRs part 1 + Ripple effects of Stefon Diggs trade to Texans

Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald their 'Draft Deep Dive' series by taking a look at arguably the most loaded position in this year's draft: The wide receivers. Given how many notable prospects are in this class we decided to break the position series into two parts. Part one looks at most of the prospects that will likely go in the first two days of the draft.But before diving into this year's WR class the two react to one of the biggest WR moves of the offseason, as the Buffalo Bills traded Stefon Diggs to the Houston Texans in exchange for a 2024 2nd round pick. Harmon and McDonald look at the fantasy ripple effect for both teams as well as how this could impact the Bills decisions in this year's draft. Both believe the Bills could get aggressive early in the draft to try and land one of the top WR prospects.Speaking of those WR prospects, Harmon reveals the 8 guys he's studied the most heading into the draft. The two start by looking at the 'top 3' tier and if anything separates Marvin Harrison, Malik Nabers and Rome Odunze. Harmon and McDonald also attempt to identify which would be the best fits for each of the WRs.To end the show, Harmon and McDonald look at 5 other WR prospects that could go in the first round or be top end picks in the second round. Harmon also identifies his favorite day two sleeper at the WR . 3:45 - Ripple effect for both the Texans and Bills after Stefon Diggs trade19:00 - Draft Deep Dive: Marvin Harrison Jr.26:00 - Draft Deep Dive: Malik Nabers32:00 - Draft Deep Dive: Rome Odunze42:30 - Draft Deep Dive: Brian Thomas Jr. 49:15 - Draft Deep Dive: Ladd McConkey 55:00 - Draft Deep Dive: Keon Coleman 59:45 - Draft Deep Dive: Roman Wilson 1:03:10 - Draft Deep Dive: Rickey Pearsall See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/4/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 11 seconds
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Teams that will shape the Draft: Could Cards, Chargers, Falcons trade picks with QB needy teams?

We continue our 'Teams that will shape the Draft' series by looking at three teams - Cardinals, Chargers, Falcons- in the top 10 who have a settled QB situation, but could play a major role in potentially trading with other teams who could be looking for a rookie QB early. The Athletic's Robert Mays joins Matt Harmon to breakdown how these teams can best leverage their unique situations.Harmon and Mays first look at the Arizona Cardinals who hold the No. 4 pick in the draft as well as ten other picks in the draft. The duo debate if it makes sense for the Cardinals to stay at four and take the best WR prospect available or if they could still grab one if they trade down. The two discuss if the Cardinals are one good draft away from being a contender in the NFC.The two then discuss the Los Angeles Chargers who hold the No. 5 pick and eight other picks. Harmon and Mays discuss if we should buy into Jim Harbaugh's comments about the importance of the offensive line. The two then debate if the Chargers should embrace a full rebuild given the state of their roster. Mays also wonders what the trade market and value would be for the No. 5 pick if the top four picks are QB. To end the show the two look at the Atlanta Falcons and what they need to do with the No. 8 pick now that they have Kirk Cousins as their QB in 2024. The two agree the path to contention in the NFC for the Falcons is real. Harmon is over the moon about Drake London's potential in 2024. Mays ponders if a team built the way the Falcons are can actually win a Super Bowl. 2:50 - Teams that shape the Draft: Teams in top 10 who don't need a QB4:00 - Arizona Cardinals: Stay at No. 4 and take a WR or trade back?22:55 - L.A. Chargers: Does this team need to accept they're in a full rebuild? + What's trade market for No. 5 pick?44:30 - Atlanta Falcons: Time to invest in defense? + Are they ready to contend?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/2/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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Mock Draft Monday with Field Yates: You will be shocked how early Bo Nix goes

'Mock Draft Monday' rolls on ESPN's Field Yates joining Matt Harmon to break down his latest mock draft. Harmon has Yates break down his mock draft methodology and what goes into his decision making when placing certain prospects on certain teams.Yates shares his dream landing spot for Marvin Harrison Jr. and why he could be the best rookie WR in fantasy we've seen in a long time. Yates dives into what the Atlanta Falcons can do with their pick now that they have Kirk Cousins and whether they should invest in another offensive piece or grab one of the top defensive prospects in the draft.Yates then shares his favorite mock selections to some of the top NFC contenders. The Eagles shore up their questionable secondary, the Lions finally get another EDGE to compliment Aidan Hutchinson and the 49ers make a splash pick to end the first round.Harmon and Yates end the show discussing his least favorite pick and if he thinks prospects like Michael Penix and Bo Nix will sneak into the first round.3:30 - Field Yates' Mock Draft Methodology8:00 - Arizona Cardinals draft WR Marvin Harrison Jr.15:30 - Atlanta Falcons draft EDGE Dallas Turner18:55 - Philadelphia Eagles draft CB Nate Wiggins22:30 - Lions draft EDGE Darius Robinson25:40 - San Francisco 49ers draft OT Amarius Mims28:45 - Field's least favorite pick of his mock (and why Bo Nix is likely going round 1)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/1/202435 minutes
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Draft Deep Dive RBs: No elite prospects but instant contributors are plentiful

Our draft deep dive on skill prospects continues with a look at the 2024 RB class. Charles McDonald and Matt Harmon look at the top running back prospects and which can make an instant contribution on the field and for fantasy teams this season.The duo starts the pod by looking at the draft class as a whole and compare it to the 2023 class. While there's no Bijan Robinson or Jahmyr Gibbs in this year's class, McDonald and Harmon believe the top guys in this class could be instant contributors if they land in the right situations.Harmon and McDonald start the deep dive by looking at Texas RB Jonathon Brooks and what concerns there may be for him coming off a late season ACL injury. Harmon examines the potential fit Brooks could be for the Dallas Cowboys, a team that will likely be RB hunting day two of the draft. The duo also debate who will go off the board first this year between Trey Benson and Blake Corum.The two end the pod by looking at prospects like Bucky Irving, Marshawn Lloyd, Jaylen Wright and Braleon Allen. The two end the show providing their sleeper RB prospects.2:00 - 2024 RB Draft class as a whole: No Bijan or Gibbs... but specilazied guys are plenty10:50 - Draft Deep Dive: Jonathon Brooks17:50 - Draft Deep Dive: Trey Benson24:15 - Draft Deep Dive: Blake Corum33:45 - Draft Deep Dive: Bucky Irving37:20 - Draft Deep Dive: Marshawn Lloyd45:25 - Draft Deep Dive: Audric Estime 46:40 - Draft Deep Dive: Jaylen Wright53:00 - Draft Deep Dive: Braleon Allen55:30 -Charles and Matt share their deep sleeper RB prospectSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/28/202459 minutes, 53 seconds
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Teams that will shape the Draft: Chicago, Washington, New England hold keys to QBs

To help kick off our 'Teams that will shape the Draft' series on the pod, Bleacher Report's QB wizard Derrik Klassen joins Matt Harmon to breakdown the teams that hold the top three pick. The pair dive into the state of the franchise for the Chicago Bears, Washington Commanders and New England Patriots and how each of the three fits with the top QB prospects in this year's draft.While it's assumed at this point Caleb Williams is headed to Chicago, the two breakdown what makes Williams a spectacular prospect and what his fit looks like with Bears new OC Shane Waldron. The two also debate what the Bears should do with the No. 9 pick and why a prospect like Brock Bowers could be a fun idea with that pick.The two then discuss the state of the Washington Commanders and why it could be a mistake to pass on Drake Maye with the No. 2 pick. While Harmon is skeptical of the recent news Washington could take JJ McCarthy he is sold Washington will take a QB with the pick. Klassen and Harmon breakdown the type of QB and fit Jayden Daniels would be for the Commanders offense.To end the show the two discuss what the New England Patriots should do with the No. 3 pick. Klassen thinks they shouldn't hesitate to draft Maye if he falls to them but would want them to trade back if Williams and Maye are off the board. Harmon and Klassen also identify which teams are in the best position to jump up to No. 3 if the Patriots want to move out.2:00 - Teams that shape the draft series: Top 3 teams4:15 - Chicago Bears at No. 1: Draft Caleb Williams and build around him?8:15 - Derrik Klassen breaks down what makes Caleb Williams an awesome QB prospect17:45 - Examining Shane Waldron's fit with Caleb Williams as Bears OC21:50 - What should Bears do with No. 9 pick? Edge, WR... or Brock Bowers??31:30 - Washington Commanders at No. 2: Likely won't be Drake Maye.... but should it be?33:15 - Derrik Klassen breaks down why people are concerned about Drake Maye (and shouldn't be)37:20 - Addressing the JJ McCarthy smoke around the Commanders + Jayden Daniels fit in Washington49:15 - Beyond pick No. 2... what are the biggest needs for Washington?50:20 - New England at No. 3: Trade pick or take Maye if he falls?1:01:20 - Who is most likely team to trade for No. 3 pick: Minny, LV and who?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/26/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 25 seconds
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Mock Draft Monday with Nate Tice: Raiders make desperate QB pick

'Mock Draft Monday' makes its debut with Yahoo's very own Nate Tice joining Matt Harmon to break down his latest mock draft ahead. Every Monday leading up to the draft, Harmon will have one of the top mock drafters in the industry on the pod to break down their latest mock and share their favorite five picks and fits.Harmon has Tice break down his mock draft methodology and what goes into his decision making when placing certain prospects on certain teams. Tice explains how team's free agency decisions help create a clearer picture of what the team thinks they need and what they'll likely target in the draft.Tice then shares his five favorite pick fits in his latest mock which include sending Iowa DB Cooper DeJean to the Rams and Texas WR Adi Mitchell to the Jaguars. Tice also has two of the top OL prospects going to the Seahawks and 49ers to help those offenses reach their full potential in 2024.Tice then shares his least favorite pick from his latest mock that has Washington QB Michael Penix going to the Raiders. On the flip side, Harmon and Tice end the show discussing what makes Drake Maye an outstanding QB prospect.3:23 - Nate Tice's Mock Draft methodology 10:45 - L.A. Rams draft Iowa DB Cooper DeJean 16:00 - Jacksonville Jaguars draft Texas WR Adi Mitchell25:25 - San Francisco 49ers draft Georgia OT Amarius Mims 34:45 - Seattle Seahawks draft Duke OT Graham Barton 41:25 - Indianapolis Colts draft Alabama CB Terrion Arnold 44:05 - Las Vegas Raiders draft Washington QB Michael Penix50:00 - Matt Harmon gets Drake Maye-pilled by Nate TiceSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/25/202458 minutes, 7 seconds
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Draft Deep Dive QBs: Is Caleb Williams really that guy? What about Maye, Daniels, McCarthy?

The Yahoo Fantasy pod is officially diving into draft season coverage. Every Thursday until the draft, Charles McDonald will be joining the show to break down the class at each skill position. We start, of course, with QBs. Matt Harmon and McDonald dissect the top prospects in this year's class as well as guys to know on day two and three.Harmon breaks down the prospects into 4 categories this year: The top 3, the potential first round enigma, wild card QBs and guys to know on day two-three. The two start with the top 3 and Caleb Williams. McDonald shares what makes Williams the surefire No. 1 prospect and what his fit looks like with the Chicago Bears.The two then discuss Drake Maye and Jayden Daniels and explain why their success in the NFL could be drastically dependent on where they land. Harmon and McDonald then deep dive on JJ McCarthy and what makes him the lightning rod prospect of 2024.The two end the show by looking at Michael Penix and Bo Nix, two guys who could find their way into the first round but likely should go on day two.1:10 - Draft Season Programming note: Mock Draft Mondays debut next week!6:10 - Mike Williams goes to Jets... is this the most 'all-in' team ever?12:20 - 2024 QB Draft class as a whole16:40 - Draft Deep Dive: Caleb Williams29:11 - Draft Deep Dive: Drake Maye38:53 - Draft Deep Dive: Jayden Daniels47:45 - Draft Deep Dive: JJ McCarthy 54:15 - Draft Deep Dive: Michael Penix + Bo Nix1:03:45 - Late round QBs to knowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/21/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 23 seconds
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Free Agency Panic Meter: Is Justin Herbert even a draftable QB this year?

We know it's March and you may be more stressed about your bracket this week than your fantasy dynasty shares. Heck, who are we kidding, you definitely have someone you're stressed about after the flurry of free agency moves in the past week. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens are back to dust off the 'Panic Meter' and provide clarity and calm to all your submissions.But first, the two dive into all the major news that took place over the weekend. Behrens, long-time Bears fan, shares his thoughts on Justin Fields heading to Pittsburgh and Chicago acquiring Keenan Allen. Both agree that Fields can easily supplant Russell Wilson as QB1 for the Steelers and Chicago might have the best set-up ever for a No. 1 overall pick QB to come into.Harmon and Behrens also share their thoughts on Marquise Brown going to KC and how that could impact Rashee Rice and Travis Kelce's fantasy stock in 2024. The two also debate which QB the Vikings could realistically target in the draft now that they have two first round picks.For the Panic Meter, the two take submissions on Will Levis, the Denver Broncos, Diontae Johnson, Justin Herbert, Cowboys RBs and Geno Smith:1:30 - Panic Meter is back for Free Agency... and wow do you all have a lot of panic3:15 - News to catch up on since last pod3:45 - Justin Fields to Steelers... can and will he beat out Wilson for QB1?19:00 - Bears land Keenan Allen... is this the best supporting cast a rookie QB can have?25:30 - Marquise Brown goes to KC... how does that impact Rice's fantasy stock, development?31:30 - Vikings add another 1st round pick... which rookie QB is realistic target?34:30 - Jets get blind slide protector for Aaron Rodgers36:45 - Farewell and shoutout to Aaron Donald40:45 - Panic Meter: Will Levis45:45 - Panic Meter: Denver Broncos 48:45 - Panic Meter: Diontae Johnson 53:20 - Panic Meter: Justin Herbert58:52 - Panic Meter: Cowboys RBs1:00:10 - Panic Meter: Drake London1:01:30 - Panic Meter: Social SubmissionsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/19/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 27 seconds
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Free Agency fantasy winners and losers: Time to believe in Atlanta again? Time to panic in Minny?

Of course we have to do winners and losers for the first week of NFL free agency. No better co-host than Dalton Del Don to join Matt Harmon on this traditional endeavor. Del Don and Harmon identify which teams, players and fantasy ecosystems improved the most this week and which took a step back.Note: This was recorded prior to Keenan Allen and Marquise Brown news, follow @MattHarmon_BYB for full reaction to the latest free agency news. 1:05 - Titans steal away Calvin Ridley from Jacksonville8:55 - Carolina finally has a real WR in Diontae Johnson16:05 - Does Ridder-Rondale Moore trade mean Arizona is targeting Marvin Harrison Jr?17:55 - Is Sam Howell really going to compete with Geno Smith in Seattle?20:30 - Joe Flacco is a perfect backup signing in Indy22:15 - Harmon reacts in real time to Bills signing Curtis Samuel24:45 - Free Agency Winners and Losers25:20 - Winner: Atlanta Falcons28:20 - Loser: Minnesota Vikings31:37 - Winner: Kyren Williams33:45 - Loser: Las Vegas Raiders37:15 - Loser: Justin Fields39:25 - Winner: Joe Mixon and Fantasy hipsters who like Bengals other RBs42:30 - Winners: Josh Jacobs + Derrick Henry49:28 - Loser: Trevor Lawrence52:20 - Loser: Tyjae Spears + Tony Pollard53:15 - Harmons sneaky winner54:20 - Del Don's sneaky loser57:40 - Matt's biggest loser: New York GiantsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/15/20241 hour, 1 minute, 45 seconds
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The 10 most important fantasy storylines from free agency (so far)

What a wild first two days of 'legal tampering' aka NFL free agency. Fantasy guru John Daigle joins Matt Harmon to break down and react to all the major signings that will have an impact on the 2024 fantasy season. Harmon identifies the top ten most important storylines from free agency and discuss them in order of significance:1:45 - No. 1: Atlanta lands Kirk Cousins to ignite skill players11:25 - No. 2: Pittsburgh Steelers get Russell Wilson... yay?17:20 - No. 3: RB FA Market goes bonkers with tons of movement43:10 - No. 4: Browns add yet another distressed WR via trade45:55 - No. 5: Jaguars grab Gabe Davis, trying to get Calvin Ridley back still50:50 - No. 6: Playoff contenders make obvious re-signings 53:23 - No. 7: What are the Raiders?57:25 - No. 8: Rams added some beef to their line1:01:20 - No. 9: Panthers are trying to be normal again* 1:04:30 - No. 10: Patriots are trying to be normal too*Recorded prior to Diontae Johnson tradeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/13/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 11 seconds
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Free Agency Preview: Tackling the biggest rumors and whispers from the Combine

As one Yahoo NFL senior reporter calls it, the Scouting Combine is the 'Biggest NFL news gathering conference' of the year. That very reporter, Jori Epstein, joins Matt Harmon on the Free Agency preview pod to discuss and dissect the biggest rumors and whispers from last week's Combine to set the stage for next week.Epstein and Harmon start the pod discussing the difference between a QB centric team and QB friendly team and why that distinction is a massive factor for front offices when constructing their roster this offseason. The two then discuss the ripple effect from the ugly Broncos-Russell Wilson divorce and where each side goes from here.Epstein also shares her insights on the conversations around Kirk Cousins, Baker Mayfield and Justin Fields. She believes while the Vikings want Cousins back, they are also preparing for life beyond Cousins. She also says the market for Justin Fields isn't as robust as some may thought. The two also discuss if a Dak Prescott contract extension is realistic this offseason in Dallas.The two end the show discussing what to expect in the running back and wide receiver free agent markets and if the smoke around JJ McCarthy is real. Epstein believes a few teams could get anxious at QB and make some drastic moves on draft night to land one:1:25 - FA Preview pod: Diving into the combine rumors and whispers3:45 - QB Centric vs. QB Friendly: Why this mindset is set to dominate front office decisions for teams10:20 - Ripple effects of the Broncos-Russell Wilson divorce18:00 - Is Pittsburgh a good fit for Russell Wilson?23:55 - Does Baker Mayfield have a real market outside of Tampa?26:05 - Kirk Cousins leaving Minny a done deal?29:15 - The Justin Fields trade market is not as robust as you think36:40 - Dak Prescott contract extension rumors (look away Cowboys fans)44:50 - RB FA Market: Greatest of all time (and why that's a bad thing for RBs)51:35 - Rookie QB Draft rumors: Caleb a lock for No. 1? Teams trading up for JJ McCarthy?59:35 - WR free agent market rumors: Does a loaded draft class diminish veteran FA's value?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/7/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
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Free Agency Matchmaking: Best landing spots for top QBs, RBs, WRs

No need to wait until next week for free agency to start, we tell you where everyone is going right now. Fantasy expert Tera Roberts joins Matt Harmon for our annual free agency matchmaking show. Harmon and Roberts react to the franchise tag deadline and other major pre-free agency moves that have taken place earlier this week.Harmon and Roberts then predict where the top free agent QBs land. Both believe Kirk Cousins has played his last snap in Minnesota. Both see wild seasons ahead in Denver and a bizarre offseason for Russell Wilson.The two then predict where the top RB free agents land in what is being called the 'greatest running back free agent class of all-time'. Roberts predicts a massive splash signing for the Dallas Cowboys and both believe Houston snags a top guy to take them over the top. Harmon also shares where he thinks Austin Ekeler lands.To end the show, Harmon predicts where the top WRs land and makes a plea for the New York Jets to go after one of the top guys in this year's free agent class. The two also share where the top TEs may land.1:45 - Tag deadline reaction7:42 - Bucs sign Mike Evans, Houston keeps Schultz11:00 - The Russell Wilson era in Denver is officially over13:40 - Quick shoutout to Jason Kelce14:45 - FA Matchmaking show is here15:00 - QB FA Matchmaking43:25 - RB FA Matchmaking50:41 - WR FA Matchmaking1:04:55 - TE FA Matchmaking See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/6/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 36 seconds
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Scouting Combine Primer: Fantasy rookie prospects to know

It's Scouting Combine week in the NFL and there's no better time to get to know the top QB, RB, WR and TE prospects in this year's draft class. Late Round's JJ Zachariason joins Matt Harmon to breakdown each position and identify the top tier prospects as well as the deep sleepers to keep an eye on.Harmon and Zachariason start the show by reacting the Bengals decision to place the franchise tag on WR Tee Higgins and debate if he can be considered a true alpha WR. The two then preview the RB free agency market after it was reported all the top free agent RBs are not expected to be tagged this offseason.The two then debate the relevancy of the Scouting Combine and what actually matters from this week's festivities. The two then breakdown the WR, QB, RB and TEs prospects to watch over the weekend and during draft season:1:40 - Tee Higgins gets tagged: Is he a true WR1?7:10 - Tag, you're not it.... RB FA Market: Loaded... with questions?17:20 - Prospecting with data: Finding the right balance of information, testing and film27:10 - WR Prospects to watch: The clear top 336:08 - WR prospects to watch: Who's WR4? Who's a day two sleeper?52:38 - JJ's favorite sleeper WR55:46 - QB prospects to watch: Obviously the top 31:00:15 - RB class: Is it the weakest class we've seen in awhile?1:05:30 - RB prospects to know1:10:30 - TE prospects to watch: Brock Bowers... and everyone else?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/28/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 41 seconds
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Coaching carousel catchup: Which new head coaches + OCs unlock their offenses?

It's the pod that was promised. Matt Harmon and The Ringer's Benjamin Solak team up to go through every single new head coach and offensive coordinator hire this coaching cycle and ask one simple question: Is this an offensive ecosystem worth investing in next season?Harmon and Solak do a deep dive on each coach's organizational fit, previous experience, scheme, tendencies and current player personnel to determine which hires are set up for the best success in 2024 and beyond. The two end the show by also discussing which defensive coordinator hire was the best of the offseason:1:35 - L.A. Chargers: Harbaugh as HC, Greg Roman as OC7:47 - Atlanta Falcons: Raheem Morris as HC, Zac Robinson as OC12:28 - Seattle Seahawks: Mike Macdonald as HC, Ryan Grubb as OC18:48 - Carolina Panthers: Dave Canales as HC, Brad Idzik as OC25:12 - Washington Commanders: Dan Quinn as HC, Kliff Kingsbury as OC31:44 - Tennessee Titans: Brian Callahan as HC, Nick Holz as OC36:20 - Las Vegas Raiders: Antonio Pierce as HC, Luke Getsy as OC40:15 - New England Patriots: Jerrod Mayo as HC, Alex Van Pelt as OC44:08 - Philadelphia Eagles: Kellen Moore as OC47:23 - Pittsburgh Steelers: Arthur Smith as OC50:34 - Buffalo Bills: Joe Brady as OC52:58 - Chicago Bears: Shane Waldron as OC55:39 - New Orleans Saints: Klink Kubiak as OC59:57 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Liam Coen as OC1:01:38 - Cleveland and Cincy OC hires1:03:05 - What was the best DC hire this offseason?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/20/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 56 seconds
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32 offseason fantasy questions for all 32 teams

The offseason primer you've been looking for. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don share 32 offseason fantasy questions, one for each of the 32 teams. Everything you need to know, or ask, heading into free agency and draft season:8:33 - Carolina Panthers: Is Bryce Young salvageable?12:37 - Washington Commanders: Who is playing quarterback for this team?15:57 - New England Patriots: Are we looking at a full-scale makeover?18:34 - Arizona Cardinals: What does the wide receiver room look like?22:26 - LA Chargers: Are we looking at a complete blank slate around Herbert?24:44 - New York Giants: Where exactly do we stand on the Brian Daboll/Mike Kafka braintrust?26:11 - Tennessee Titans: Is Will Levis it?28:14 - Atlanta Falcons: What’s the plan at quarterback?30:25- Chicago Bears: How much does another new QB move the needle for D.J. Moore?32:50 - New York Jets: Aaron Rodgers is back but surely his merry band of men isn’t, right?34:44 - Minnesota Vikings: Can they bring back Kirk Cousins?36:52- Denver Broncos: What’s Sean Payton’s real vision for this offense?38:54 - Las Vegas Raiders: Are we teetering on the edge of exciting and un-inspiring here?43:03 - New Orleans Saints: Is a scheme change enough to get us interested about this offense again?45:00 - Indianapolis Colts: How will Anthony Richardson perform coming off injury?48:19 - Seattle Seahawks: Do we have the same players but a different scheme?51:05- Jacksonville Jaguars: What does Pass Catcher Remake Version 3.0 look like?54:25 - Cincinnati Bengals: Will Joe Burrow be/stay healthy?55:59 - LA Rams: Is there any reason to be skeptical of Puka Nacua and Kyren Williams?58:31 - Pittsburgh Steelers: Do they have something better than a Rudolph vs. Pickett camp battle up their sleeve?1:01:00 - Miami Dolphins: Do we get the same backfield rotation as last year?1:02:45 - Philadelphia Eagles: Can Kellen Moore’s offense move the needle?1:05:22- Cleveland Browns: Can Deshaun Watson and Nick Chubb return healthy?1:07:30 - Dallas Cowboys: Who is the starting running back?1:09:21 - Green Bay Packers: Will we get any clues on how we sort out the pass-catchers?1:10:24 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Can they bring back Baker Mayfield and Mike Evans amid other free agency concerns?1:11:05 - Houston Texans: Who can they bring in at running back?1:12:34 - Buffalo Bills: What does this wide receiver room look like?1:14:26 - Detroit Lions: Are we running the same group back out there?1:17:26 - Baltimore Ravens: What tweaks will the Lamar/Monken partnership roll out in 2024?1:19:14 - San Francisco 49ers: Can they survive variance after a clean 2023?1:25:36 - Kansas City Chiefs: Who will they add at the skill position spots?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/16/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 11 seconds
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Super Bowl recap: Has Chiefs dynasty not even hit its ceiling? Is 49ers title window closing?

Super Bowl LVIII went from a slog to an instant classic with ramifications that will shape both conferences this offseason and the 2024 season. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens provide their biggest takeaways from the Chiefs dramatic overtime win over the 49ers and look ahead to how each team will look in 2024.Harmon and Behrens believe Kansas City and Patrick Mahomes never reached their ceiling in 2023 and why that could be scary for the rest of the league if they add an alpha to the skill position group in the offseason.The two then discuss the criticism thrown at 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and if any of it's warranted. Harmon and Behrens discuss if 2024 is shaping up to be an 'All-or-nothing' campaign for this version of the 49ers. The two then close the show by looking ahead to an NFL offseason that will be loaded with questions and storylines:0:30 - Best Super Bowl ever?3:55 - Chiefs officially a dynasty: Not an easy road16:05 - Spinning it forward: What does KC look like in 2024?20:15 - Where do you draft Pacheco next year? Potential targets for Chiefs RB226:05 - Where do you draft Rashee Rice in 2024? What can KC do to add WRs in offseason?32:30 - Putting into perspective 49ers heartbreak35:34 - Kyle Shanahan criticism and current legacy45:45 -Spinning it forward: 2024 an all or nothing year for 49ers?52:45 - Is CMC at 1.01 already a cursed pick?55:40 - Putting a bow on 2023 NFL season and looking ahead to 2024 offseasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/12/20241 hour, 15 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge at the Super Bowl: Austin reacts to Eyebrowgate + his future in NFL

Ekeler's Edge has made it's way to the Super Bowl. Austin joins Matt Harmon in Las Vegas for the season finale of 'Ekeler's Edge'. Harmon and the NFL running back recap the Ekeler's Edge Invitational fantasy league and when Austin is going to shave his eyebrows for the fantasy bet he lost this season.Ekeler and Harmon then do a deep dive on the rushing attacks for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs rushing attacks and how they will fare in the big game.Ekeler ends the show by reacting to the Chargers hiring Jim Harbaugh as their next head coach and where he sees himself next year as he enters free agency: 0:55 - Catching up 5:40 - Ekeler's Edge Invitational: Final update 7:35 - Eyebrow gate: Austin officially loses bet13:40 - Where do you draft Gibbs and Montgomery in 2024?19:25 - Ausitn's deep dive on 49ers rush attack27:00 - Ausitn's deep dive on Chiefs rush attack32:45 - Austin's Super Bowl prediction34:05 - Austin reacts to Harbaugh hiring by Chargers37:45 - Austin addresses his future, impending free agency and best fitsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/9/202449 minutes, 54 seconds
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ON-LOCATION: Super Bowl Stat Nerd + Best prop bets with Nate Tice

Super Bowl week is officially here and we have already seen a record number of bets placed on the big game this weekend. But we are here to tell you there's more to place and more money to make. The Athletic and Yahoo's very own Nate Tice joins Matt Harmon ON-LOCATION at Radio Row in Las Vegas for a special Super Bowl edition of Stat Nerd.The two provide the stats you need to know for every angle of the game. What are the mismatches when the 49ers have the ball? Who is the X-factor for the Chiefs going against the 49ers defense? The two trade stats 'secret list' style to predict how the game will unfold.The two then share their favorite prop bets and build the perfect parlay for Sunday and end the show by sharing their final score and predictions for Super Bowl LVIII:0:32 - Super Bowl week is upon us (but all we want to talk about is mock drafts)3:55 - How they got here: Kansas City Chiefs9:43 - How they got here: San Francisco 49ers13:30 - Stat Nerd takes on the Super Bowl matchup14:05 - When the Chiefs have the ball stats: KC running game vs. SF rush defense21:05 - When the Chiefs have the ball stats: KC passing game vs. SF pass defense32:05 - When the 49ers have the ball stats: SF rushing game vs. KC rush defense41:45 - When the 49ers have the ball stats: SF passing offense vs. KC pass defense47:25 - Matt and Nate's favorite prop bets, parlays and Super Bowl score predictionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/6/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 38 seconds
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10 Postseason lessons we can take into 2024 fantasy season

The most important month of NFL football is somehow often overlooked when it comes to fantasy conversations for the following season. Not on this pod, not anymore. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens provide the biggest fantasy lessons we can learn from this postseason and take into the 2024 season.The two alternate 'secret list' style the ten biggest lessons they will take from January football into the offseason and summer months:1:05 - Why postseason and offseason content is better than in-season content for fantasy6:20 - Why we need to devote more fantasy conversations to what happens in the postseason9:10 - Andy's 1st postseason lesson: Jameson Williams is going to be the next Gabe Davis hype machine16:20 - Matt's 1st postseason lesson: These three teams need WRs19:30 - Andy's 2nd postseason lesson: Stefon Diggs... yikes25:55 - Matt's 2nd postseason lesson: Travis Kelce proved he still has gas left in the tank32:15 - Andy's 3rd postseason lesson: Eagles coaching changes are the least they can do37:25 - Matt's 3rd postseason lesson: It's actually great Dallas is keeping McCarthy43:05 - Andy's 4th postseason lesson: Packers offense can go the moon but it might be a crowded ride48:42 - Matt's 4th postseason lesson: The Bucs have better young core than you think52:05 - Andy's 5th postseason lesson: Aaron Jones is not dust54:50 - Matt's 5th postseason lesson: Texans RB in 2024 could be fantasy gold1:01:20 - Programming note: Yahoo Fantasy Football Show is going to the Super Bowl!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/2/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 57 seconds
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Championship Sunday recap + First look at Chiefs-49ers Super Bowl matchup

Super Bowl LVIII is set: Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers. But before we dive into the Super Bowl rematch in Las Vegas we have to decompress from a wild Championship Sunday. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don recap the NFC and AFC title games and where the losing teams in Detroit and Baltimore go from here.Del Don, a life long 49ers fan, also shares his experience being at Levi Stadium on Sunday and witnessing San Francisco's historic second half comeback.To end the show the two look ahead at the matchups they'll be focused on the most in the Super Bowl and what a win would mean for the legacies of Patrick Mahomes and Brock Purdy: 0:35 - Dalton recounts his wild experience at the NFC title game4:20 - Lions vs. 49ers: Did Detroit blow it or did Purdy take it?16:58 - Where do the Lions go from here?31:20 - Chiefs vs. Ravens: Mahomes, Reid and Spagnuolo are inevitable 40:30 - Where do the Ravens go from here? 44:33 - Which fantasy offensive ecosystem do you like more in 2024: Ravens or Lions?50:15 - Yahoo Fantasy Football Show is going to the Super Bowl :) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/29/202453 minutes, 39 seconds
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Championship Sunday preview + Harbaugh to Chargers fantasy implications

Championship Sunday in the NFL is arguably the best football day of the year. With fantastic matchups in both conferences this weekend should be no different. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don breakdown everything you need to know for Chiefs-Ravens and Lions-49ers. The two also share their reaction to Jim Harbaugh officially becoming the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers.Harmon and Del Don start the pod by looking at what Harbaugh's impact will have on Justin Herbert's development and the fantasy ripple effect it could have for Chargers skill players.The two then breakdown each championship matchup by providing the stats you need to know for each of the four teams when they have the ball. Harmon and Del Don end the pod by sharing their favorite DFS dart throws and prop bets for the weekend:1:45 - Catching up on the wild coaching carousel this week9:35 - AFC championship preview: Chiefs @ Ravens9:55 - Stat you need to know for when Chiefs have the ball22:09 - Stat you need to know for when Ravens have the ball29:45 - NFC championship preview: Lions @ 49ers30:00 - Stat you need to know for when Lions have the ball37:35 - Stat you need to know for when 49ers have the ball55:40 - Matt and Dalton's favorite bets for the weekendSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/25/20241 hour, 1 minute
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Divisional Round recap: Was this the Bills best shot? Is Brock Purdy early Tom Brady?

We may have witnessed the best weekend of football this season. Two instant classics and a storybook run for the ages in Detroit defined a Divisional round that leaves plenty to digest. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski break down all the long lasting ramifications from each of the four games and look ahead to a speculator slate for Championship Sunday: 0:45 - Chiefs vs. Bills: Was this Buffalo's best chance at dethroning Chiefs? Is this Kelce's last run?25:28 - Buccaneers vs. Lions: Why everyone can draw hope from Detroit's run and rebuild 41:40 - Packers vs. 49ers: Brock Purdy discourse is out of control... can we compare him to early Tom Brady? 57:43 - Texas vs. Ravens: This feels like the year the Ravens and Lamar Jackson finally get over the humpSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/22/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 52 seconds
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Divisional Round viewer's guide + Best bets for the weekend

Some say this is the best weekend of NFL football all year. Many are looking forward to another clash between Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don are pumped for every game this weekend and get you ready for every matchup in the Divisional Round. Harmon and Del Don provide the stats, mismatches and bets you need to consider for each game this weekend:1:00 - Matt and Dalton review Dalton's top 20 tv shows of 20232:10 - Matt reveals tragic story when trying to watch 'The Bear'4:30 - Divisional Round preview: Viewer's Guide + Stat Nerd5:05 - Texans @ Ravens: How will Stroud handle Baltimore D? How do Ravens avoid 2019 deja vu?22:15 - Packers @ 49ers: Why San Francisco cannot take Jordan Love and Packers lightly38:55 - Buccaneers @ Lions: Could we see offensive fireworks in this one or a defensive struggle?48:41- Chiefs @ Bills: How will Patrick Mahomes handle his first ever road playoff game?1:03:00 - Matt and Dalton's favorite bets for the weekendSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/18/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 54 seconds
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Wild Card Weekend recap pt. 2: Baker cooks Eagles + Bills biggest threat to Ravens?

Wild Card Weekend is officially in the books. In our part two recap pod Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski breakdown all the biggest takeaways from Monday's action and look ahead to the Divisional round. Harmon and Pianowski debate what this playoff run means for Baker Mayfield's future and if the Buffalo Bills are the biggest threat to the Ravens in the AFC: 1:55 - Buccaneers vs. Eagles: What happened to Philly? Is Baker the long term answer in Tampa?20:45 - Bills vs. Steelers: Can Josh Allen take over the entire playoffs? Is this the last of Mike Tomlin in Pittsburgh?29:55 - Divisional Round look ahead: Are we on a collision course for 49ers-Ravens in the Super Bowl?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/16/202435 minutes, 27 seconds
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Wild Card Weekend recap pt. 1: Stroud and Love shine + Cowboys catastrophe

It was a Wild Card weekend that saw shocking blowouts, a thrilling finish in Detroit and ripple effects that will shape the NFL offseason. In part one of our Wild Card Weekend recap pod, Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski breakdown the four games from Saturday and Sunday. The two begin debating what this playoff run means for the Detroit Lions and what the future looks like for the Rams and Puka Nacua. Harmon and Pianowski then discuss the debacle in Dallas and debate if this is the end of Mike McCarthy's tenure as Cowboys head coach. They finish the pod by recapping the two Saturday matchups and debate if CJ Stroud is already a top 5 QB in his rookie year and if the Dolphins have reached their ceiling with Tua: 1:10 - Lions vs. Rams: Putting into context what this game meant for Jared Goff and the city of Detroit21:40 - Cowboys vs. Packers: Why Dak isn't going anywhere but another HC could be on the way in Dallas39:05 - Texans vs. Browns: Putting perspective on a historic rookie year by CJ Stroud 51:10 - Chiefs vs. Dolphins: Is this Miami's ceiling with Tua as their QB? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/15/20241 hour
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Wild Card Weekend viewer's guide + Matchmaking the head coaching vacancies

What a wild week it's been in the NFL (and football in general). We saw titans of the game in Pete Carroll and Nick Saban retiring from coaching while the Patriots parted ways with Bill Belichick after a 24-year marriage. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don dive into all the coaching news and preview a stacked Wild Card weekend slate.To start the show, the two play matchmaker with the head coaching vacancies and top candidates. Both discuss if there's a team not currently on the board, and playing this weekend, that could make sense for Belichick.Combining our viewer's guide and star nerd format, Harmon and Del Don break down all six games this weekend and provide the data and matchups you need to know heading into the weekend. The two then end the show by providing their favorite bets to place in the Wild Card round:0:45 - Reacting to the wild coaching news this week3:05 - Head Coach Matchmaking game19:13 - Wild Card Weekend Preview: Viewers Guide + Stat Nerd19:45 - Browns @ Texans: Are we expecting a repeat performance from Flacco and Amari Cooper?30:33 - Dolphins @ Chiefs: Can Miami win in a historically cold environment?37:20 - Steelers @ Bills: Can Pittsburgh turn this into a sloppy game?45:44 - Packers @ Cowboys: Should we expect offensive fireworks from both teams?53:57 - Rams @ Lions: Which team is primed to take advantage of advantageous matchups1:00:58 - Eagles @ Buccaneers: Can Baker Mayfield light up this defense?1:06:42 - Matt and Dalton's favorite bets of the weekend1:09:55 - Matt and Dalton's Super Bowl PredictionsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/11/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 7 seconds
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2023 year-end fantasy awards + Week 18 and Black Monday recap

The playoff field is set and Wild Card Weekend is going to be must watch television. Or in the case of Dolphins- Chiefs, a must stream on Peacock. But before we dive into the postseason later this week, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens put one final bow on the regular season and give out their 2023 fantasy awards. However, the awards, like any pod with Behrens, goes not how you'd traditionally think:1:44 - Initial thoughts on Wild Card Weekend slate2:15 - Harmon is stunned at the Wild Card Peacock game bashing8:51 - Quick thoughts on teams that just missed playoffs: Jaguars, Colts, Seahawks11:05 - Black Monday firings: Ron Rivera, Arthur Smith and Panthers mess21:28 - Yahoo Fantasy Football Award Show22:34 - 'The Juice Squeezer' aka the Shane Steichen Award (Coach of the Year)28:05 - 'The Bad Bartender' aka the Arthur Smith Award (Worst coach of the year)34:22 - The 'What If Wonder' aka Garrett Wilson award40:48 - 'Diamond in the rough' aka the Puka Nacua Award48:43 - The 'Death Star Defense' aka the Cleveland Browns D/ST Award51:31 - 'The Roller Coaster' aka the Gabe Davis Award57:05 - 'The YFFer' aka Christian McCaffrey AwardSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/8/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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Week 18 viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Hopefully your fantasy league has wrapped up by now given the chaos and uncertainty that Week 18 brings. With that said, there's still plenty of intriguing storylines in the regular season finale. Matt Harmon and Jorge Martin go game-by-game to identify which matchups to binge, stream and skip in Week 18:4:00 - Binge games4:05 - Texans @ Colts: Which team has a brighter future? 10:55 - Bills @ Dolphins: Is Miami healthy enough to win this game?19:15 - Jaguars @ Titans: Will Jacksonville complete the all-time collapse?24:55 - Bears @ Packers: Chicago can pull off the upset 30:50 - Stream games (these games matter) 31:25 - Steelers @ Ravens: Will Pittsburgh waltz to a win?35:15 - Buccaneers @ Panthers: We need Tampa Bay to win the south36:55 - Cowboys @ Commanders: Is Washington tanking for No. 2 pick?39:35 - Seahawks @ Cardinals: Seattle is on upset alert 43:55 - Falcons @ Saints: This game matters in a really weird way 49:33 - Stream games (they matter... sort of)49:38 - Rams @ 49ers: Sickos will watch Darnold vs. Wentz53:48 - Eagles @ Giants: Does Philly rest key guys?55:20 - Vikings @ Lions: Minnesota needs a miracle 58:30 - We try to say one nice thing about the Skip games this weekSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/5/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 4 seconds
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Revealing the Yahoo Fantasy internal stats that tell the story of 2023 season

For the final regular season edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' we decided to open up the Yahoo Fantasy vault and share the internal stats and date that tells the story of the 2023 fantasy football season. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don use Yahoo Fantasy's internal stats to answer some of the biggest questions of the season:Who were the true league winners? Who were the heroes of the waiver wire this season? Who out-kicked their preseason rankings? Who did the complete opposite and busted in 2023? Which position in the draft had the most success this year? Which draft strategy in the first two rounds was the best, which was the worst?The two go through all the data and stats to see what lessons we can learn and take into next year:1:40 - Who's playing QB this weekend?!2:52 - Programming note: Two pods a week starting next week3:10 - Final Stat Nerd Thursday: Deep dive on internal Yahoo fantasy data3:55 - League Winners: Here are the top 14 players on championship teams4:57 - Lessons to learn from Kyren Williams + Puka Nacua11:26 - QB 'league winners': Josh Allen + Jalen Hurts15:43 - Lessons to learn from Rachaad White and RB dead zone19:11 - The 10 most added players on the Waiver Wire this season22:23 - Top 5 players of first place teams (regular season)25:50 - These are the players that severely out kicked their pre-season rankings44:31 - Here are the top 10 players on last place teams48:59 - Players that severely underperformed preseason rankings56:46 - Which draft position was the best to have in 2023? 57:21 - Which draft strategy in first two rounds was best in 2023?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/4/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 22 seconds
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The 10 things we care most about from the 2023 fantasy season

For many the 2023 fantasy football season is in the books. While there's plenty of exciting games to talk about in Week 18- which we will do in full later in the week - Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens reveal the 5 things they care most about from this fantasy football season. Secret list style so you know it's fun. The two share the biggest lessons we can learn from this season at the QB, WR and TE position and offenses to invest and avoid next year based on current situations. Harmon also gauges the state of the Bears and Justin Fields with die-hard Chicago fan Behrens to see what the polarizing QB and the organization's offseason options could look like: 1:15 - 2023 fantasy season is in the books, but we are just getting ramping up :)1:49 - Secret List: 5 things we care about from 2023 fantasy season3:03 - Andy's #1 thing he cares about from 2023 season13:49 - Matt's #1 thing he cares about from 2023 season17:52 - Andy's #2 thing he cares about from 2023 season23:11 - Sidebar: The Justin Fields conversation has gotten toxic31:34 - Matt's #2 thing he cares about from 2023 season34:12 - Andy's #3 thing he cares about from 2023 season40:52 - Matt's #3 thing he cares about from 2023 season45:39 - Andy's #4 thing he cares about from 2023 season50:03 - Matt's #4 thing he cares about from 2023 season53:40 - Matt's #5 thing he cares about from 2023 season57:23 - Andy's #5 thing he cares about from 2023 seasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/3/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 16 seconds
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Week 17 recap: Ravens and Niners clinch 1 seeds + Who really were league winners?

Week 17, like 2023 and the fantasy football season, is in the books. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski run it back one last time for our final Sunday night recap pod of the season. The two provide their instant fantasy analysis on every game over this title weekend and attempt to draw the first major conclusions of the 2023 fantasy football season:1:25 - Packers vs. Vikings: Jordan Love can elevate guys around him + Minnesota's 'cursed' season 11:32 - Dolphins vs. Ravens: Baltimore is the best team in the NFL, maybe without doubt 20:15 - Lions vs. Cowboys: Blame the refs for their incompetence, but don't put an asterisk on this game31:14 - Cardinals vs. Eagles: This Philadelphia defense is truly broken 35:28 - Rams vs. Giants: This LA offense may have provided two league winners on the waiver wire41:21 - Bengals vs. Chiefs: Kansas City feels like they are limping to the playoffs45:12 - Saints vs. Buccaneers: You can't trust Tampa 48:04 - Steelers vs. Seahawks: Both these teams never matched offseason hype 54:17 - 49ers vs. Commanders: San Francisco took care of business 59:27 - Texans vs. Titans: Houston aced this season 1:01:42 - Colts vs. Raiders: Indy has a bright future 1:04:56 - Falcons vs. Bears: Justin Fields' offseason value keeps rising 1:07:15 - Chargers vs. Broncos: This game happened 1:10:30 - Panthers vs. Jaguars: David Tepper is a jokeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/1/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 51 seconds
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Week 17 fantasy playoffs viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

It's the money weekend. If you gotten this far you're likely playing for a fantasy championship and eternal glory. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski provide all the fantasy insight you need for this important weekend and identify which games you need to binge, stream and skip in Week 17: 0:49 - Binge games1:14 - Lions @ Cowboys: Could this be the highest scoring game of the year?11:08 - Dolphins @ Ravens: Can you trust starting De'Von Achane this week? 20:05 - Steam games 20:10 - Packers @ Vikings: What can we expect from Jaren Hall in defacto playoff game26:12 - Bengals @ Chiefs: Can Mahomes get right against this poor Bengals defense? 32:13 - Patriots @ Bills: Is this the game Stefon Diggs finally goes off? 37:37 - Raiders @ Colts: Does the magic keep going for Raiders and Pierce?40:50 - Rams @ Giants: Is there a sleeper starter brewing on Rams offense? 45:59 - Saints @ Buccaneers: Baker Mayfield is balling48:41 - 49ers @ Commanders: Does Jacoby Brissett make Washington players playable?51:12 - Titans @ Texans: What does CJ Stroud's return mean for Texans playmakers? 57:53 - Falcons @ Bears: What will be Justin Fields' market this offseason? 59:00 - Cardinals @ Eagles: Does Philly get back on track? 1:01:52 - Panthers @ Jaguars: Can Carolina pull off upset? 1:04:00 - Charges @ Broncos: The Russell Wilson discourse is off the rails See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/29/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 57 seconds
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One stat you need to know for every team in Week 17 + TNF preview

It's another jam packed edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' with Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon. The two provide one stat you need to know for every team in the NFL heading into Week 17. Del Don and Harmon also preview the TNF matchup between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns:1:52 - Carolina Panthers2:54 - Arizona Cardinals5:18 - Washington Commanders9:39 - New England Patriots11:04 - New York Giants12:19 - Los Angeles Chargers14:15 - Tennessee Titans15:05 - Chicago Bears16:55 - Atlanta Falcons18:42 - New Orleans Saints 20:18 - Green Bay Packers22:29 - Las Vegas Raiders24:58 - Denver Broncos 27:41 - Minnesota Vikings 29:57 - Houston Texans32:34 - Pittsburgh Steelers34:37 - Cincinatti Bengals38:47 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 39:24 - Indianapolis Colts 41:46 - Seattle Seahawks 43:11 - Jacksonville Jaguars 46:56 - Los Angeles Chargers 49:13 - Buffalo Bills51:49 - Kansas City Chiefs 53:13 - Dallas Cowboys 54:33 - Detroit Lions 59:57 - Miami Dolphins 1:00:37 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:01:33 - San Francisco 49ers 1:06:10 - Baltimore Ravens 1:08:25 - TNF Preview: Browns vs. JetsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/28/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 36 seconds
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Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter + Fantasy Forensic Files + Week 17 Waiver Wire adds

It's fantasy championship week and there is no longer anytime time to panic. It's time to win or go home. In the final 2023 installment of the 'Panic Meter' Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens react to your submissions for the 'Fantasy Forensic Files' and share who their nervous about playing in Week 17. Behrens also provides his final waiver wire additions for the season:2:27 - One last Panic Meter.... and thank you to you5:15 - Fantasy Forensic Files5:36 - The downfall of Sunday morning tinkering with lineups16:00 - Amari Cooper 24:08 - Breece Hall29:57 - Brock Purdy 38:57 - DJ Moore + De'Von Achane44:49 - Stefon Diggs + James Cook46:39 - The worst bad beat of Week 1649:26 - Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter: Player we are nervous about starting in Week 1759:33 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for Week 17See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/27/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 54 seconds
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Week 16 recap: Ravens, Lamar Jackson make statement + Who's elite in NFC?

It was a jam-packed holiday weekend with NFL action sprinkled throughout. Shocking upsets, unreal individual performances and major team statements were made. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski break down all the action and provide their instant fantasy reactions every game in Week 16:1:31 - Ravens @ 49ers: This was the dream team Baltimore always wanted7:58 - Giants @ Eagles: DeVito magic runs out and can we trust Philly?12:47 - Raiders @ Chiefs: Kansas City has problems they can't fix21:51 - Lions @ Vikings: Congrats to Detroit.... what's next for them?26:06 - Cowboys @ Dolphins: Miami's defense is legit + Dallas has an O-line issue33:04 - Browns @ Texans: Amari Cooper is having the time of his life with Joe Flacco38:08 - Bengals @ Steelers: George Pickens finally sees the light (and end zone)42:50 - Bills @ Chargers: What's up with Stefon Diggs?46:03 - Jaguars @ Buccaneers: Baker Mayfield has gotten the Bucs to be respectable48:49 - Packers @ Panthers: Green Bay defense has major flaws50:44 - Colts @ Falcons: Minshew might finally be hitting a wall52:25 - Seahawks @ Titans: Seattle's offense has never reached their ceiling54:37 - Commanders @ Jets: Breece Hall can be a league winner57:00 - Cardinals @ Bears: Justin Fields is playing for something58:38 - Patriots @ Broncos: Holiday Classic... eh?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/26/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 52 seconds
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Week 16 fantasy playoffs viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Let the in-laws know now: football is a part of the Christmas festivities this weekend. We got fantastic games on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Ravens-49ers is all you really want for Christmas lets be honest. Joining Matt Harmon for this week's fantasy playoff viewer guide is FTN Fantasy's Lauren Carpenter as the two identify which games you need to binge, stream and skip in Week 16:0:45 - Quick programming note for holiday pod schedule1:28 - Binge games1:39 - Ravens @ 49ers: High scoring fantasy party or defensive struggle?8:17 - Lions @ Vikings: Is this game the shootout of our dreams?14:44 - Cowboys @ Dolphins: Is Dallas about to get blown out on the road again?21:41 - Browns @ Texans: Case Keenum vs. Joe Falcco in 2023?27:23 - Stream games27:25 - Bills @ Chargers: Is it time to bench Ekeler in your fantasy lineups?33:35 - Raiders @ Chiefs: Can Las Vegas pull off the upset?38:18 - Giants @ Eagles: Will Philadelphia, Hurts get back on track?41:25 - Jaguars @ Buccaneers: Is it almost time to panic for Jacksonville?45:21 - Seahawks @ Titans: Can we trust the Seattle offense now?50:15 - Cardinals @ Bears: Fun game or dud?52:15 - Packers @ Panthers: Which Green Bay skill players do you trust?54:30 - Skip games54:30 - Bengals @ Steelers: Pittsburgh is a joke56:23 - Colts @ Falcons: Atlanta is an even bigger joke1:00:45 - Commanders @ Jets: These teams are beyond humor1:02:49 - Patriots @ Broncos: Spend time with your family the night of Christmas EveSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/22/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 51 seconds
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One stat you need to know for every team in Week 16 + TNF preview

It's another jam packed edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' with Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon. The two provide one stat you need to know for every team in the NFL heading into Week 16. Del Don and Harmon also preview the TNF matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams:1:28 - Stat Nerd Thursday 1:44 - Carolina Panthers 3:08 - New England Patriots 4:51 - Arizona Cardinals10:49 - Washington Commanders13:14 - Chicago Bears17:22 - New York Giants18:27 - New York Jets22:35 - Los Angeles Chargers23:59 - Tennessee Titans 24:57 - Atlanta Falcons28:53 - Green Bay Packers 30:51 - Las Vegas Raiders 31:54 - Denver Broncos 32:39 - Seattle Seahawks 34:07 - Pittsburgh Steelers36:31 - Houston Texans38:04 - Buffalo Bills 41:25 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers42:36 - Minnesota Vikings 43:55 - Indianapolis Colts 45:17 - Jacksonville Jaguars 48:22 - Cincinnati Bengals 49:36 - Kansas City Chiefs 51:53 - Cleveland Browns 53:57 - Detroit Lions 55:23 - Philadelphia Eagles 58:47 - Miami Dolphins 59:03 - Dallas Cowboys 1:01:30 - San Francisco 49ers + Baltimore Ravens1:11:02 - TNF Preview: Rams vs. Saints See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/21/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin reacts to Staley, Telesco firing + His future in NFL

The last regular season episode of 'Ekeler's Edge' is one you don't want to miss. The Chargers RB connects with Matt Harmon and details one the wildest weeks of his NFL career. Ekeler shares his thoughts on the TNF debacle against the Raiders and the subsequent firing of his head coach Brandon Staley and Chargers GM Tom Telesco. Ekeler opens up to Matt about the 'ugly side of the NFL' and his future in the league. The Chargers RB was candid about his prospects for playing in 2024 and what he'd be looking for in his next opportunity. The two then discuss what lessons they learned from the 2023 season and debate if the way sports media covers athletes has gone over the edge this year. The two end the show, like they always do, providing their bold fantasy predictions for the upcoming weekend of games: 1:16 - Austin reflects on the craziness of the past week11:04 - The human side of football 18:43 - What does the future look like for Austin Ekeler?23:18 - Lessons learned from a tumultuous 2023 season 28:17 - Austin and Matt breakdown what's gone so wrong in the way sports are covered34:47 - Matt's positive lessons learned in 202343:08 - Quick update on Ekeler Invitational 43:31 - Austin's thoughts on James Cook ahead of matchup vs. Bills48:05 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 16 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/20/202352 minutes, 8 seconds
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Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter + Fantasy Forensic Files + Waiver Wire adds

Many of your fantasy teams seasons likely bit the dust in Week 15. No need to cope alone. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens introduce our 'Fantasy Forensic Files' segment, as they dive deep into your submissions on the most surprising performances (good and bad) that impacted the first weekend of the fantasy postseason.The two also share the one player they're nervous about starting heading into Week 16. Behrens ends the show by providing his top five waiver wire pickups for Week 16:2:50 - Introducing the Fantasy Forensic Files3:30 - Arthur Smith + Atlanta Falcons offense15:23 - Vet WR injuries cost seasons19:12 - When all the stars don't align in the playoffs (Ex: Stefon Diggs)25:23 - My entire team sunk me (but mostly Tony Pollard)28:34 - Did any draft strategy work this season?34:18 - James Cook 36:52 - Gardner Minshew, Terry McLaurin, Chris Godwin ended my season40:28 - Travis Kelce44:45 - Austin Ekeler47:13 - Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter52:48 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for Week 16See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/19/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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Week 15 recap: Lamar Jackson vs. Purdy MVP debate + Cowboys road woes continue

While a handful of teams clinched playoff spots in real life in Week 15, many fantasy seasons likely came to an end in the first week of the fantasy postseason due to some surprising stud and dud performances. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski provide their instant fantasy reactions and implications from all the weekend action in Week 15:0:43 - Ravens vs. Jaguars: Did Lamar Jackson insert himself in MVP convo? Are the Jags stuck in neutral?13:23 - Cowboys vs. Bills: Is James Cook a league winner? What's wrong with Dallas in road games?20:46 - Bears vs. Browns: Joe Flacco has unlocked David Njoku + Future for Justin Fields28:40 - Buccaneers vs. Packers: Did we get too excited too soon about Jordan Love?33:50 - Texans vs. Titans: Houston saves season with their 'B-squad'37:43 - Vikings vs. Bengals: Jake Browning is on a mission40:49 - Steelers vs. Colts: Is it time for Mike Tomlin to move on from Pittsburgh?47:46 - Broncos vs. Lions: Is Detroit back on track?50:30 - Chiefs vs. Patriots: Is this the formula Kansas City needs to use on offense?53:59 - Commanders vs. Rams: Why did Washington wait so long to play Brissett?1:00:02 - 49ers vs. Cardinals: Christian McCaffrey or Brock Purdy for MVP?1:04:00 - Jets vs. Dolphins: Jaylen Waddle shows off his high ceiling1:05:32 - Giants vs. Saints: DeVito magic running out?1:07:51 - Falcons vs. Panthers: This game is just a jokeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/18/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 30 seconds
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Week 15 fantasy playoffs viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

There's some fantastic matchups on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in Week 15. But more importantly, it's fantasy football playoff season. Matt Harmon and Fantasy Life's Kendall Valenzuela get you ready for all the action by identifying which games you need to binge, stream and skip in Week 15: 2:24 - Week 15 Viewer Guide2:30 - Binge games: 2:45 - Cowboys vs. Bills: Start everyone in this game? Including Gabe Davis? 13:55 - Bears vs. Browns: Are we watching two of the hottest teams rally around their QBs? 20:08 - Ravens vs. Jaguars: Should we be nervous starting Jaguars in the postseason? 28:29 - Eagles vs. Seahawks: Is this a bounce back game for Philly and their run game? 32:15 - *Saturday 'Stream' games: 32:38 - Vikings vs. Bengals: Why Nick Mullens could be a good thing for Justin Jefferson 36:19 - Steelers vs. Colts: Can we trust anyone on this Steelers offense right now? 41:00 - Broncos vs. Lions: Do we finally see Jared Goff bounce back? 42:45 - Sunday 'Stream' games: 42:47 - 49ers vs. Cardinals: Can we play Arizona players not named Trey McBride? 44:56 - Buccaneers vs. Packers: Who are the Green Bay playmakers right now? 47:55 - Jets vs. Dolphins: Is Miami on upset alert here? 51:25 - Chiefs vs. Patriots: Is Kansas City entering their 'villain stage?56:38 - Giants vs. Saints: The 'Vibe Bowl'59:14 - Commanders vs. Rams: Is L.A. full of 'league winners' right now? 1:01:40 - Skip games1:01:45 - Texans vs. Titans: Houston... it's not your fault 1:03:26 - Falcons vs. Panthers: Arthur Smith will find a way to be a troll See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/15/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 52 seconds
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One stat you need to know for every team in Week 15 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' with Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon. The two provide one stat you need to know for every team in the NFL heading into Week 15. Del Don and Harmon also preview the TNF matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and Las Vegas Raiders. I'm sure Al Michaels is pumped for this one: 0:39 - Stat Nerd Thursday 0:59 - Carolina Panthers5:03 - New England Patriots11:38 - Arizona Cardinals 13:35 - Washington Commanders 15:00 - Chicago Bears18:00 - New York Jets19:04 - New York Giants21:14 - Tennessee Titans 25:07 - Atlanta Falcons 27:27 - New Orleans Saints 29:13 - Seattle Seahawks 31:03 - Los Angeles Rams33:07 - Denver Broncos 34:10 - Houston Texans35:29 - Buffalo Bills 39:25 - Cincinnati Bengals 41:39 - Green Bay Packers 42:55 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 43:53 - Indianapolis Colts48:40 - Minnesota Vikings 49:23 - Pittsburgh Steelers50:37 - Cleveland Browns 53:24 - Kansas City Chiefs 54:45 - Jacksonville Jaguars 58:38 - Detroit Lions 1:00:00 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:01:50 - Miami Dolphins 1:03:17 - Dallas Cowboys 1:04:14 - San Francisco 49ers 1:04:35 - Dalton's epic range about Brock Purdy MVP discourse 1:14:49 - TNF Preview: Chargers vs. Raiders (Yikes) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/14/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Year of the backup QB? Ekeler reacts to Herbert's injury

There's no way around it: Losing Justin Herbert for the season stinks for fantasy, reality and everything in between. On a emotionally loaded episode of 'Ekeler's Edge' the L.A. RB opens up to Matt Harmon about what Herbert means to him as teammate and a franchise QB after he sustained a season ending injury in Week 14. Ekeler and Harmon also discuss if this year has become 'the year of the backup QB' in the NFL given all the injuries at the position.Ekeler then shares what a player's perspective is like when a team is in a losing season and how some in sports media often try to exploit quotes to create drama and clicks. The two then discuss ways to rise above it and Ekeler shares a motivational speech Kobe Bryant once gave him and the team about drowning out the noise.Harmon and Ekeler then provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational league where Austin's team goes into the postseason as a No. 4 seed but needs to find a new QB with Herbert being out for the year. Harmon pitches the best available options on the waiver wire that can keep Austin's team afloat for a championship run.The two then end the pod by providing their bold fantasy predictions for Week 15:4:22 - Austin Ekeler reacts to Justin Herbert injury9:46 - The impact of sports media toxicity in a losing season17:48 - How this year became 'the year of the backup QB'25:45 - Competition for carries? Ekeler responds to Staley's comments30:22 - Ekeler Invitational update: Harmon misses out on playoffs, Ekeler gets No. 4 seed31:58 - Ekeler needs a QB to pickup for fantasy playoffs, Harmon pitches a few options41:15 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 15See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/13/202346 minutes, 33 seconds
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Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter + Waiver Wire adds for Week 15

The fantasy postseason is upon us. Congratulations to all that have made it this far. Despite your successes I'm sure there is something or someone you are panicking about in your lineup in Week 15. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens are back for another edition of the 'Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter.'The two go over the biggest injuries from Week 14 that could impact Week 15 fantasy lineups and identify six players, via secret list, they're nervous about starting the first weekend of the fantasy postseason. Behrens ends the pod by providing his top five waiver wire additions:2:33 - Is Justin Fields playing good enough to stay in Chicago long term?7:05 - Week 14 injuries fantasy impact7:25 - Justin Herbert11:26 - Justin Jefferson 17:32 - Nico Collins + CJ Stroud24:52 - Goodbye to the Coping Corner28:38 - Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter28:50 - Playoff Panic candidate #134:37 - Playoff Panic candidate #239:32 - Playoff Panic candidate #344:04 - Playoff Panic candidate #448:20 - Playoff Panic candidate #550:55 - Playoff Panic candidate #656:12 - New Segment Alert! Fantasy Forensic Files starts next week57:55 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for Week 15See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/12/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 23 seconds
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Week 14 recap: Cowboys crush with "MVP" Dak + Bills save season amidst controversy

Week 14 was a week filled with statement wins, shocking upsets and injuries that could drastically chang fantasy managers strategies for the duration of the fantasy postseason. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski break down each game from the Sunday slate and provide their instant fantasy reactions:1:11 - Cowboys: 33 - Eagles: 13 - Is Dak Prescott the MVP front runner now?14:09 - Bills: 20 - Chiefs: 17 - Does this game get the Bills into the playoffs?21:16 - Browns - 31 - Jaguars: 27 - Joe Flacco is the elite story of the season29:07 - Ravens: 37 - Rams: 31 - Lamar Jackson can still carry this Ravens team38:04 - Buccaneers: 29 - Falcons: 25 - Is Arthur Smith on the hot seat?42:37 - Bengals: 34 - Colts: 13 - Jake Browning the next Nick Foles?46:43 - 49ers: 28 - Seahawks: 16 - Brock Purdy is more than a system QB51:02 - Bears: 28 - Lions: 13 - Time to panic for Detroit, Jared Goff?54:49 - Broncos: 24 - Chargers 7 - L.A. is about to fall off a cliff57:56 - Jets: 30 - Texans: 6 - Concern for Stroud and injury going forward?59:58 - Saints: 28 - Panthers: 6 - Are Derek Carr's teammates turning on him?1:02:42 - Vikings: 3 - Raiders: 0 - This game was historically awfulSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/11/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Week 14 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

While Eagles-Cowboys and Bills-Chiefs are set to be must see matchups in Week 14, there are plenty of other intriguing storylines on the Sunday/Monday slate as well. Sal Vetri makes his pod debut and joins Matt Harmon to identify which games you need to binge, stream and skip in Week 14: 0:27 - Sal Vetri makes his Yahoo pod debut2:39 - Week 14 Viewer Guide2:55 - Binge games: 2:58 - Eagles @ Cowboys: Which offense is set up for more fireworks on Sunday night? 10:39 - Rams @ Ravens: Is this the week Keaton Mitchell fully takes over the Ravens backfield? 20:09 - Seahawks @ 49ers: Can Geno Smith and company have a repeat TNF-like performance on offense? 23:43 - Bills @ Chiefs: Why Harmon won't ever count out the Bills and Josh Allen 29:17 - Stream games: 29:20 - Lions @ Bears: Can Justin Fields help guide DJ Moore to a career season? 31:53 - Texans @ Jets: What does Houston's WR core look like post-Tank Dell injury? 36:25 - Colts @ Bengals: Battle of the backups... is Browning legit? 39:25 - Jaguars @ Browns: Is Joe Flacco the best QB in awhile for Cleveland? 42:21 - Buccaneers @ Falcons: Drake London breakout game coming? 46:43 - Titans @ Dolphins: Tyreek Hill stats are out of this world 50:06 - Packers @ Giants: If Watson is out, who's the Packers WR to look for? 52:53 - Skip games: 52:55 - Broncos @ Chargers: Is Ekeler benchable at this point? 54:37- Vikings @ Raiders: Can Dobbs feed Justin Jefferson in his return? 57:43 - Panthers @ Saints: This game is a punchlineSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/8/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 35 seconds
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One stat you need to for every team in Week 14 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' with Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon. The two provide one stat you need to know for every team in the NFL heading into Week 14. Del Don and Harmon also preview the TNF matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots (no, you don't have to watch the game tonight): 1:26 - Stat Nerd Thursday 1:41 - Carolina Panthers 3:20 - Arizona Cardinals 6:45 - Washington Commanders 10:02 - Chicago Bears 12:59 - New York Jets 15:03 - New York Giants 17:59 - Tennesse Titans19:12 - New Orleans Saints 20:33 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21:42 - Las Vegas Raiders22:40 - L.A. Chargers 24:47 - Buffalo Bills 27:29 - Denver Broncos 29:14 - Seattle Seahawks 31:44 - L.A. Rams33:14 - Cincinnati Bengals 37:35 - Houston Texans39:48 - Atlanta Falcons 40:50 - Green Bay Packers 43:52 - Minnesota Vikings 45:52 - Indianapolis Colts 47:08 - Cleveland Browns 49:43 - Kansas City Chiefs 51:13 - Jacksonville Jaguars 53:28 - Dallas Cowboys 55:15 - Detroit Lions 57:52 - San Francisco 49ers1:00:51 - Baltimore Ravens1:02:18 - Miami Dolphins 1:03:40 - Philadelphia Eagles1:06:21 - TNF Preview See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/7/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Can non-QB win MVP? + Ranking top 4 RBs for fantasy playoffs

It's another jam packed episode of 'Ekeler's Edge' with the L.A. Chargers running back and Matt Harmon. The two recap the Chargers riveting (hint of sarcasm) 6-0 win over the New England Patriots. Ekeler shares his thoughts on the demise of the Patriots dynasty and if he thinks Bill Belichick still has his fastball as a head coach. While it was another sub-par fantasy performance for Ekeler the L.A. RB details what he's doing to get back on track.The two then provide an update on Ekeler's eyebrow bet on the Lions RBs finishing inside the top 15 in RB fantasy scoring. Hint: It's not looking great for Austin's eyebrows. Harmon than shares what needs to happen in the final week of the fantasy regular season for him to make the Ekeler Invitational leagues playoffs. Hint: He needs a lot of help.Harmon and Ekeler end the show by discussing if a non-QB can win the MVP this season and what makes it an uphill battle for the likes of Tyreek Hill and Christian McCaffrey to win it. Since ranking things in fours has become a controversy this week, the two then share their top four RBs for the fantasy postseason. Harmon and Ekeler end the show by providing their bold fantasy predictions for Week 14:1:24 - What's it like playing in a 6-0 game...2:58 - Belichick still Belichick?11:00 - How is Austin feeling after another subpar performance?17:25 - Eyebrowgate tracker20:41 - Ekeler Invitational: Harmon's Hedge is on the edge of elimination25:38 - Last week of fantasy regular season: Stick with what got you here or take gambles?31:42 - MVP race: Can a non QB win it this year?40:21 - Ranking the top 4... no not CFP, top fantasy RBs rest of way46:34 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 14See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/6/202351 minutes, 21 seconds
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Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter + Week 13 injury fallout + Waiver Wire pickups

While the fantasy football postseason begins for most leagues next week many managers are in playoff mode this weekend. No better time for Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens to introduce the 'Fantasy Playoff People's Panic Meter' this week as each provides players and teams you need to know could do you in this fantasy postseason.Harmon and Behrens also recap and react to all the plethora of injuries in Week 13 that could have a lasting impact on the rest of the fantasy season. Behrens ends the show by providing his top five waiver wire pickups for Week 14:0:19 - We just saw the most outrageous headline in NFL this season4:12 - Introducing the Fantasy Playoff Panic Meter format5:50 - Recapping all the major fantasy injuries from 136:16 - Derrick Henry8:38 - Kenny Pickett13:07 - Rhamondre Stevenson15:45 - Brian Robinson 18:19 - Derek Carr23:15 - Marquise Brown + Amari Cooper29:20 - D'Andre Swift31:01 - Christian Watson 36:30 - The Fantasy Playoff People's Panic Meter35:58 - Coping Corner44:25 - Playoff Panic Candidate #146:58 - Playoff Panic Candidate #252:24 - Playoff Panic Candidate #354:39 - Playoff Panic Candidate #459:45 - Top 5 Waiver Wire pickups for Week 14See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/5/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
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Week 13 recap: Jordan Love gets his signature moment + Niners dominate Eagles

Week 13 offered some signature performances, provided clarity for some teams and confusion for others. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game to provide their instant fantasy analysis and reaction to all the Sunday action in Week 13: 0:38 - Chiefs vs. Packers: Jordan Love gets his first signature win amidst controversy 14:57 - 49ers vs. Eagles: San Francisco is probably the best team in the NFL24:07 - Colts vs. Titans: Shane Steichen doesn't get enough credit for this turnaround 30:24 - Broncos vs. Texans: Houston's massive win comes with crushing cost 40:14 - Lions vs. Saints: Has Sam LaPorta entrenched himself as the best TE in fantasy? 46:14 - Browns vs. Rams: The baton has been passed in this Rams passing offense 51:20 - Dolphins vs. Commanders: Washington needs to hit the reset button in offseason 56:25 - Cardinals vs. Steelers: James Conner and Trey McBride could be fantasy postseason wreckers1:00:28 - Panthers vs. Buccaneers: Mike Evans is a legend1:03:35 - Falcons vs. Jets: We hope you didn't watch this game1:06:15 - Chargers vs. Patriots: We really hope you didn't watch this game. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/4/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 58 seconds
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Week 13 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

49ers-Eagles is set up to be an instant classic but it's not the only game on the Week 13 slate with juicy storylines. CBS Sports Jacob Gibbs joins Matt Harmon for another edition of the fantasy viewer guide and helps identify which games to binge, stream and skip in Week 13:2:16 - Binge games: 2:18 - San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Shootout or blood bath?9:02 - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Green Bay Packers: Is this Jordan Love's moment? 15:13 - Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texans: Which of these teams is a true playoff contender? 21:55 - Stream games: 21:59 - Cincinnati Bengals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Are the Jags about to peak? 26:34 - Miami Dolphins vs. Washington Commanders: What else can we learn about Sam Howell? 29:04 - Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints: Can Jared Goff get back on track? 34:40 - Arizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Which TE do you want down the stretch? 41:29 - Indianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans: ready for another Zach Moss run? 46:34 - Cleveland Browns vs. L.A. Rams: Why the Rams run through Williams, Nacua now 51:49 - Skip games: 51:52 - L.A. Charges vs. New England Patriots: Austin Ekeler breakout game coming? 54:48 - Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets: Can we finally trust Arthur Smith? 57:04 - Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Skip this game See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/1/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 27 seconds
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One stat you need to know for every team in Week 13 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' with Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon. The two provide one stat you need to know for every team in the NFL heading into Week 13. Del Don and Harmon also preview every angle of the TNF matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys:1:50 - Stat Nerd Thursday 2:20 - Carolina Panthers5:29 - Arizona Cardinals7:09 - New England Patriots 9:51 - Chicago Bears 11:14 - Washington Commanders 14:41 - New York Giants 17:49 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 18:41 - New York Jets 24:40 - L.A. Chargers26:35 - Tennesse Titans 27:59 - Las Vegas Raiders 29:19 - New Orleans Saints 31:14 - Green Bay Packers 34:38 - L.A. Rams 37:45 - Cincinnati Bengals 39:17 - Buffalo Bills 40:15 - Houston Texans 42:37 - Denver Broncos 44:38 - Atlanta Falcons 46:15 - Minnesota Vikings 48:13 - Indianapolis Colts 49:12 - Pittsburgh Steelers 53:34 - Cleveland Browns 53:22 - Miami Dolphins 54:09 - Detroit Lions 55:52 - Jacksonville Jaguars 57:53 - Kansas City Chiefs 1:001:31 - San Francisco 49ers 1:02:18 - Baltimore Ravens1:03:27 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:06:20 - TNF Preview: Seahawks vs. CowboysSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/30/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin on being in 'People's Panic Meter' + Deep dive on young RBs

Austin Ekeler is back after the holiday week for another episode of 'Ekeler's Edge.' Matt Harmon and Ekeler discuss the current state of the Chargers and the RB's latest performances. Ekeler reacts to being put in the 'People's Panic Meter' and assures fantasy managers he's doing everything he can do to turn the season around.The two then provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational fantasy league where Austin clinched a playoff berth over the weekend. Harmon details the dogfight he's in for the final postseason spot in the league. The two react to the latest Jonathan Taylor news and stress the importance this time of year to hold on to the top backup RBs in the league.Ekeler and Harmon then do a deep dive on potential 'league winners' that could emerge at the RB position. The two look at what is leading to the success of Los Angeles Rams RB Kyren Williams and Baltimore Ravens RB Keaton Mitchell down the stretch.The two end the show discussing the big 49ers-Eagles game and how important Christian McCaffrey is to San Fransisco's success. Harmon and Ekeler also provide their bold fantasy predictions for the big game on Sunday:1:07 - Catching up after the holiday week 3:09 - Austin reacts to being put in the 'People's Panic Meter' 10:35 - Austin shares what social media is like when your team is losing 15:05 - Ekeler Invitational update: Austin clinches playoff spot 16:53 - Matt and Austin react to Jonathan Taylor news, stress importance of backup RBs in fantasy24:05 - RB Deep Dive: Kyren Williams 32:12 - RB Deep Dive: Keaton Mitchell 37:44 - Appreciation for Christian McCaffrey 42:32 - Bold Predictions for 49ers-EaglesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/29/202348 minutes, 7 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire adds for Week 13

It's almost fantasy playoff season so we all have something we are panicked about on our teams. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens react to all the submissions to the 'People's Panic Meter' and identify another candidate for this season's 'Coping Corner.' The two also react to the Carolina Panthers firing Frank Reich and Behrens provides his top five waiver wire pickups for Week 13: 0:41 - Stop tweeting/DMing at players3:03 - Reacting to Frank Reich getting fired by Carolina 13:38 - 'Coping Corner' caveat 18:14 - Coping Corner candidate: Lamar Jackson 20:05 - Coping Corner candidate: Seattle Seahawks offense 25:24 - People's Panic Meter submissions 25:44 - Lamar Jackson 35:55 - Gus Edwards38:21 - Austin Ekeler 43:28 - Cooper Kupp 47:38 - Arizona Cardinals offense 51:14 - Detroit Lions offense54:52 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds this week See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/28/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Week 12 recap: AFC playoff race is a mess + Why Eagles are NOT NFC's top team

Bills-Eagles might have been the best game of the year but it likely provides both teams more questions than answers as we enter the home stretch of the NFL regular season. Jaguars-Texans was also must see TV in Week 12 but - even with the Jaguars pulling off the win - are we sure Jacksonville is the team with the brighter future? Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowkski go game-by-game and provide their instant fantasy reactions to all the action in Week 12:0:44 - LAC VS. BAL: The Zay Flowers regret is real for the Chargers15:37 - PHI VS. BUF: Maybe it's just not the Bills years21:44 - JAX VS. HOU: Which team has a brighter future in the AFC?34:04 - PIT VS. CIN: The Bengals are toast without Burrow40:17 - NO VS. ATL: Someone has to win the NFC South, why not the Falcons?49:11 - TB VS. IND: The Colts know who they are and are sticking to it52:59 - KC VS. LV: Rice is far and away the best WR on this Chiefs team57:21 - LAR VS. AZ: Are the Rams going to make a run for the Wild Card?1:01:33 - CLE VS. DEN: The Broncos defense needs to be taken seriously1:03:55 - NE VS. NYG: The Patriots next QB isn't on the roster1:06:23 - CAR VS. TEN: Tepper has no one to blame but himself1:09:15 - Holiday games quick takes: 49ers are best team in footballSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/27/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 46 seconds
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Stat Nerd + Viewers Guide for all of Week 12's games

The weekend of Thanksgiving annually provides one of the best weekends of the year for football. For this special weekend we have a special pod combining both 'Stat Nerd Thursday' and the 'Viewer's Guide' to provide you everything you need to know for all the action in Week 12. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat for all 32 teams and go game-by-game to identify which matchups to binge, stream and skip.Producer Note: If you are listening after Thanksgiving feel free to skip ahead to the 23:30 mark: 1:19 - Stat Nerd Thursday + Viewer Guide format2:16 - Thanksgiving/Black Friday slate: 2:19 - GB VS. DET9:54 - WSH @ DAL14:51 - SF @ SEA18:51 - MIA @ NYJ23:21- Sunday/Monday Slate: 23:37 - NO @ ATL 26:34 - PIT @ CIN 33:34 - TB @ IND 37:26 - NE @ NYG 42:10 - JAX @ HOU46:47 - CLE @ DEN50:46 - LAR @ AZ54:49 - KC @ LV59:18 - BUF @ PHI1:02:15 - BAL @ LAC1:06:55 - CHI @ MIN See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/22/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 12

As we enter the final fantasy regular season stretch there is plenty of panic to go around for managers trying to make a playoff push. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens react to all your Week 11 submissions to the 'People's Panic Meter' and provide the top five waiver wire pickups for Week 12: 2:20 - Podcast programming note for Thanksgiving week schedule3:45 - Coping Corner4:59 - Coping Corner candidate: Trevor Lawrence10:15 - Coping Corner candidate: Commanders Offense18:55 - People's Panic Meter submissions 19:06 - Calvin Ridley23:38 - Cooper Kupp + Garrett Wilson27:15 - Chargers offense32:35 - Stefon Diggs36:23 - Bengals offense without Burrow39:00 - Marquise Brown46:13 - Derrick Henry49:30 - Sam LaPorta54:50 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for Week 121:00:06 - Harmon's Mom is made at Harmon for fantasy advice (or lack thereof)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/21/20231 hour, 5 minutes
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Week 11 recap: Comebacks, close calls and contenders become clearer

As we enter Thanksgiving week it's starting to become clear which teams are true contenders and which are just playing out the string. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski break down each game from the Week 11 Sunday slate and provide their instant fantasy reactions:0:49 - MIN VS. DEN: The Broncos have officially turned their season around, playoffs in sight12:55 - DET VS. CHI: Does Justin Fields make the Bears fantasy viable the rest of the way? 18:29 - GB VS. LAC: This era of Chargers football is about to come to an end 28:19 - JAX VS. TEN: We finally see the Lawrence-Ridley connection we've been waiting for 35:08 - HOU VS. AZ: C.J. Stroud and Tank Dell have a potentially historic instant connection 40:58 - BUF VS. NYJ: The Bills save their season with a glimmers of a powerful offense 50:32 - LAR VS. SEA: Both of these teams don't pass the eye test 56:04 - SF VS. TB: Brock Purdy is back to MVP-like performances 58:40 - MIA VS. LV: Antonio Pierce is coaching his way to the full-time HC job 1:02:12 - CLE VS. PIT: This game felt like it ended 3-01:03:54 - NYG VS. WSH: Commanders can't be taken seriously rest of the year 1:07:29 - DAL VS. CAR: It's time to get nervous about Bryce Young See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/20/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 6 seconds
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Week 11 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

While Eagles-Chiefs is the must watch game of the week, maybe the season, there are other intriguing games Week 11 has to offer. Charles McDonald joins Matt Harmon on this week's fantasy viewer's guide to help identify which games to binge, stream and skip this weekend:3:10 - Binge games3:23 - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Do the Chiefs have weapons that can exploit Eagles weakness?11:51 - Arizona Cardinals vs. Houston Texans: Could Murray vs. Stroud be best QB duel of the week?19:33 - New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Both of these teams are desperate for a win25:58 - Stream games26:05 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. San Francisco 49ers: Can Bucs put up points on this Niners defense?29:59 - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns: How are both of these teams playoff contenders?36:02 - Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions: Can Justin Fields keep pace against Detroit defense?42:09 - Los Angeles Chargers vs. Green Bay Packers: Is Jordan Love showing signs of growth?47:01 - Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: What's wrong with the Jags offense?51:17 - Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams: When will Seattle pass the eye test?54:45 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos: Why we need to half the 'Russ is back' talk59:43 - Skip games59:52 - Las Vegas Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins: Can Raiders stop Dolphins offense?1:00:48 - New York Giants vs. Washington Commanders: Skip this game1:03:02 - Dallas Cowboys vs. Carolina Panthers: This is going to get really ugly for CarolinaSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/17/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 9 seconds
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Fantasy fallout from Deshaun Watson injury + Stat Nerd Thursday + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' on the pod as Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for every time in the NFL heading into Week 11. But first to start the show in a cold open, Harmon reacts to news that Deshaun Watson is out for the rest of the season. The two also breakdown all the fantasy angles of the TNF matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals:0:00 - Cold Open: Matt Harmon reacts to Deshaun Watson news6:06 - Carolina Panthers9:41 - New York Giants12:53 - New England Patriots13:53 - Arizona Cardinals17:27 - Chicago Bears19:03 - Green Bay Packers21:27 - L.A. Rams22:07 - Tennessee Titans23:29 - Atlanta Falcons24:23 - Washington Commanders25:44 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers27:26 - New York Jets29:50 - Denver Broncos31:36 - L.A. Chargers32:56 - Indianapolis Colts35:42 - Las Vegas Raiders37:27 - Buffalo Bills40:45 - New Orleans Saints42:43 - Houston Texans47:34 - Minnesota Vikings49:02- Dallas Cowboys50:23 - Pittsburgh Steelers51:51 - Cleveland Browns52:05 - Miami Dolphins53:43 - Seattle Seahawks55:11 - Jacksonville Jaguars58:07 - San Francisco 49ers59:06 - Detroit Lions1:00:26 - Kansas City Chiefs1:02:26 - Philadelphia Eagles1:03:00- TNF Preview: Bengals vs. RavensSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/16/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: The next Austin Ekeler? A deep dive on an emerging RB

It was a wild weekend in the NFL that saw a record number of games end at the buzzer on game winning field goals. While Austin Ekeler's Chargers were on the losing end of one of those games, the RB appears to be catching his stride for the stretch run. On the latest edition of 'Ekeler's Edge' Matt Harmon and Austin Ekeler recap the insanity that was Week 10.The two then discuss the latest with 'Eyebrow-gate,' as Ekeler's preseason bet to shave his eyebrows if both Detroit Lions RBs finish in the top 15 in fantasy rankings looks closer and closer to reality. The two also dive into the jam packed AFC Wild Card race and what the Chargers can do to rise above the rest for a playoff spot.One team, shockingly at the top of the AFC Wild Card race, has a backfield starting emerge down the stretch with one RB causing a lot of waves and people running to the Waiver Wire to add. Ekeler and Harmon do a deep dive on the Pittsburgh Steelers RB duo of Jaylen Warren and Najee Harris and debate if Warren has the potential to be 'The next Austin Ekeler.'To end the show the two provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational fantasy league and share their bold fantasy predictions for Week 11:1:04 - Bald is beautiful: Matt ditches his iconic hat look3:44 - Putting into perspective wild Week 10 in NFL5:13 - Eyebrow-gate: Austin's eyebrows are in serious danger with Lions RBs going off10:36 - Austin shares his thoughts on wild AFC playoff race, Bills chaos20:32 - The next Austin Ekeler? Matt and Austin do a deep dive on Jaylen Warren33:05 - Ekeler Invitational: Matt and Austin both take Ls37:00 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 11See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/15/202342 minutes, 32 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 11

While there were plenty of instant classics in Week 10 on the field, it still caused plenty of fantasy panic amongst the masses off it. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens are back for another edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' and here to provide clarity, advice and zen for all your submissions:4:17 - Coping Corner5:05 - Coping Corner candidate: Dallas Cowboys RB Tony Pollard18:15 - Revisiting Dameon Pierce in the Coping Corner20:37 - People's Panic Meter submissions20:45 - Jaguars offense34:32 - New Orleans Saints WR Chris Olave36:58 - Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson44:32 - Carolina Panthers WR Adam Thielen47:47 - New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley48:55 - Arizona Cardinals WR Hollywood Brown49:59 - New York Jets RB Breece Hall51:23 - Houston Texans WR Nico Collins54:04 - Green Bay Packers RB Aaron Jones55:20 Top 5 Waiver Wire adds this weekSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/14/20231 hour, 1 minute, 22 seconds
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Week 10 recap: Stunning finishes highlight best Sunday of the season (so far)

Week 10 had a record number of games finish at the buzzer with a game winning kicks. It also included some shocking upsets and major comebacks. Simply put, it was the best NFL Sunday of the season to date. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game by game and provide their instant fantasy reactions and implications from all of the Week 10 action on Sunday:1:11 - LV VS. NYJ: The Jets offense is a flawed operation (regardless if Aaron Rodgers comes back)9:38 - HOU VS. CIN: This pod is pro 'CJ Stroud for MVP' conversations20:28 - CLE VS. BAL: Can we finally trust this Browns offense after signature road win?28:14 - DET VS. LAC: Time to stop complaining about Lions backfield and just enjoy it33:32 - MIN VS. NO: Dobbs is story of the season, who do you want to win NFC South?41:46 - PIT VS. GB: It's time to get real about what Christian Watson is (and isn't)50:14 - SEA VS. WSH: These offenses put up points... but it's anyone's guess who scores them54:28 - AZ VS. ATL: How would you grade Kyler Murray's return to action?1:00:19 - DAL VS. NYG: Tony Pollard is now the face of the 'Coping Corner'1:03:11 - TB VS. TEN: Neither of these teams are trust worthy1:05:17 - IND VS. NE: Why it's time for a divorce in New EnglandSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/13/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 23 seconds
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Week 10 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

While the primetime games have plenty left to be desired, there are a few gems on the Week 10 slate. Joining Matt Harmon for our weekly fantasy viewer guide episode is Scott Pianowski. Harmon and Pianowski tell you which games you need to binge, stream, and skip in Week 10:1:41 - Binge games:1:49 - San Francisco 49ers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Will Brock Purdy and company bounce back?10:17 - Houston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Can C.J. Stroud go toe-to-toe with Joe Burrow?17:59 - Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens: Which QB will find success against a stout D?28:37 - Detroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Chargers: How does the Lions RB split look in this game?33:31 - Washington Commanders vs. Seattle Seahawks: Which WR core finally reaches ceiling?36:06 - Stream games:36:10 - New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings: Can Josh Dobbs carry his magic over another week?40:11 - Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Which offense shows more signs of life?43:34 - Tennessee Titans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Does Will Levis make Titans offense viable?45:59 - Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills: Is this a must win for Buffalo?49:25 - Skip games:49:34 - Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots: Do we really want to show this to Germany?52:41 - Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals: Does Kyler Murray make Arizona fun for fantasy?59:14 - New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: Is this the breakout Tony Pollard game?1:04:16 - New York Jets vs. Las Vegas Raiders: How on Earth did thisSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/10/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 14 seconds
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One stat to know for all 32 NFL teams in Week 10 + TNF preview (yes, for the sickos)

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' on the pod as Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for every time in the NFL heading into Week 10. The two also breakdown all the fantasy angles of the TNF matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears. Yes, we know it's a dreadful game but you'll watch it and find love for it anyways. Enjoy the pod: 1:10 - Arizona Cardinals 4:52 - New York Giants 9:08 - New England Patriots 11:00 - L.A. Rams 13:15 - Green Bay Packers 14:52 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 18:44 - Denver Broncos 19:57 - Tennessee Titans 22:56 - Atlanta Falcons 28:32 - Washington Commanders30:20 - Indianapolis Colts 31:07 - Houston Texans32:20 - Las Vegas Raiders34:32 - New York Jets39:13 - Buffalo Bills 39:56 - New Orleans Saints 42:38 - Minnesota Vikings 43:47 - Dallas Cowboys 45:29 - Pittsburgh Steelers 47:42 - Cleveland Browns 51:32 - Seattle Seahawks 53:03- San Francisco 49ers 54:58 - Miami Dolphins 55:21 - Jacksonville Jaguars 57:11 - Detroit Lions 58:03 - Baltimore Ravens1:00:16 - Kansas City Chiefs 1:01:13 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:03:09 - TNF Preview: Bears vs. Panthers (for the sickos) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/9/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: ID'ing second half bounce back fantasy players

The Chargers and Austin Ekeler have roared back to life the last two weeks so no better time to identify the biggest fantasy bounce back candidates for the second half of the season with the L.A. RB and Matt Harmon in the latest edition of Ekeler's Edge.But first the two recap the Chargers dominant performance against the Jets on MNF and the bad beats caused by Ekeler's late TD. The two then discuss the significance of Chargers WR Keenan Allen eclipsing 10,000 career receiving yards and what makes him a special route runner.Harmon also gets Ekeler's perspective on Josh Dobbs' heroic performance for the Vikings in Week 9 and how hard it is for anyone to step in and play QB for a new team in a pinch. The two then update the Ekeler Invitational fantasy league where both got Ws in Week 9.The two end the show by identifying bounce backs candidates for the second half of the fantasy football season and providing their bold predictions for Week 10:3:52 - Recapping big MNF win over the Jets8:37 - Austin reacts to bad beats for his late MNF touchdown11:19 - Putting into perspective the greatness of Keenan Allen16:35 - Chargers being 'in the hunt' + Eyebrow-gate20:04 - The Chess Match that is football26:32 - Austin explains how insane Josh Dobbs performance was31:41 - Ekeler Invitational Update: Austin and Matt get the W34:17 - Austin's thoughts on Raiders rebirth39:15 - Second half bounce back fantasy candidates45:01 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 10See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/8/202350 minutes, 12 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 10

It's another Tuesday edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' as Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens go through your submissions to determine which guys we should be panicking about the rest of the fantasy season. Behrens also provides his top waiver wire pickups for Week 10:4:17 - 'Coping Corner'5:02 - Coping Corner candidate: Players who are coached by Arthur Smith17:53 - Dallas Cowboys RB Tony Pollard24:45 - L.A. Rams WRs Cooper Kupp + Puka Nacua28:51 - New York Giants (all of them)31:07 - Pittsburgh Steelers WR George Pickens35:28 - Seahawks offense (all of it)42:03 - Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson47:08 - Buffalo Bills QB Gabe Davis47:51 - Eagles skill players not named AJ Brown52:58 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for Week 10See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/7/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 27 seconds
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Week 9 recap: Bills panic + Eagles-Cowboys chaos + CJ Stroud's superstardom

Week 9 was all over the place. We had an instant NFC East classic between the Eagles and Cowboys, a weird game in Germany between the Dolphins and Chiefs, and a Sunday night football clash that leaves more questions than answers for the Buffalo Bills. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game and provide their instant fantasy reactions:0:54- BUF VS. CIN: Is it time to panic for the Bills? 13:06 - DAL VS. PHI: Will Tony Pollard ever be a thing this season? 22:45 - MIA VS. KC: Are the Dolphins frauds or is this Chiefs defense legit? 29:08 - SEA VS. BAL: Are Ravens Super Bowl contenders but not 'league winners'?35:07- MIN VS. ATL: Dobbs might be story of the year? Arthur Smith is not a good HC. 44:52 - TB VS. HOU: C.J. Stroud is a bonafide franchise QB50:44 - NYG VS. LV: How bad was Josh McDaniels as a HC? 55:30 - CHI VS. NO: Taysom Hill is a TE cheat code58:22 - WSH VS. NE: Time to buy into Sam Howell? 1:01:12 - IND VS. CAR: Bryce Young... yikes 1:03:44 - LAR VS. GB: This game was microcosm of QB issue 1:06:20 - AZ VS. CLE: We are going to forget this game happened See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/6/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 45 seconds
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Week 9 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

What a weekend slate of games we have in Week 9. Joining Matt Harmon for our weekly fantasy viewer guide episode is Dalton Del Don. Harmon and Del Don tell you which games you need to binge, stream, and skip in Week 9:2:15 - Binge games:2:24 - Miami Dolphins vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Can Mahomes and company get back on track?9:05 - Seattle Seahawks vs. Baltimore Ravens: Which one of these teams is a true contender?17:22 - Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles: AJ Brown or CeeDee Lamb?24:30 - Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow might be ready for a real run30:58 - Stream games:31:00 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons: Which backup QB will be more functional?37:22 - Washington Commanders vs. New England Patriots:40:55 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Houston Texans: Can CJ Stroud bounce back?44:14 - Indianapolis Colts vs. Carolina Panthers: Breakout game for Jonathan Taylor?46:31 - L.A. Chargers vs. New York Jets: Time for Chargers to show they're serious48:41 - Skip games:48:50 - Arizona Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns: How close are we to seeing Kyler Murray?52:14 - L.A. Rams vs. Green Bay Packers: It might be close to panic time for these teams53:12 - Chicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints: Can Chris Olave finally get going?58:23 - New York Giants vs. Las Vegas Raiders: These teams are a disasterSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/3/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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One stat to know for all 32 NFL teams in Week 9 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' on the pod as Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for every time in the NFL heading into Week 9. The two also breakdown all the fantasy angles of the TNF matchup between the Titans and Steelers:1:05 - Arizona Cardinals3:26 - Carolina Panthers5:44- Chicago Bears6:55 - New York Giants9:46 - New England Patriots11:54 - Green Bay Packers13:45 - Indianapolis Colts16:00 - Las Vegas Raiders20:35 - Denver Broncos21:34 - L.A. Rams23:00 - Washington Commanders28:15 - Houston Texans29:12 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers30:35 - L.A. Chargers32:37 - New Orleans Saints35:15 - New York Jets36:17 - Cincinnati Bengals 38:55 - Atlanta Falcons40:27 - Minnesota Vikings41:50 - Cleveland Browns 43:52 - San Francisco 49ers 45:46 - Buffalo Bills47:49 - Seattle Seahawks48:29 - Dallas Cowboys50:50 - Jacksonville Jaguars52:35 - Baltimore Ravens53:57 - Detroit Lions57:19 - Miami Dolphins 58:12 - Kansas City Chiefs 1:05:14 - Philadelphia Eagles1:02:20 - TNF Preview: Steelers vs. Titans See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/2/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Midseason review + Players you should trade for and away

It's another edition of 'Ekeler's Edge' with LA Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon. On this week's pod the discuss the Chargers big SNF win and Ekeler's big fantasy performance. While Ekeler had a big performance, he reveals one play he's still pining over. The two then discuss the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football league and how the Chargers RB keeps stacking up wins while the supposed fantasy expert continues his losing streak. Harmon and Ekeler dive into the Ask Austin Mailbag and discuss the players you should consider trading away and trading for before the November 18th deadline for fantasy trades. The two end the show by providing their three biggest fantasy surprises of the first half of the season and share their bold predictions for Week 9. 0:36 - Are Matt and Austin participating in 'No shave November'?2:45 - Chargers, Ekeler get back on track 5:45 - Ekeler Invitational update: Ekeler keeps winning, Harmon keeps losing10:55 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Who should you trade for and away?11:38 - Trade away candidates: Davante Adams + Chris Olave17:51 - Trade away candidate: Jahmyr Gibbs20:55 - Trade away candidate: Tony Pollard24:22 - Trade for candidate: Austin Ekeler27:37 - Trade for candidate: Javonte Williams30:51 - Midseason review: Austin and Matt share their top 3 fantasy surprises of the season38:49 - Bold Fantasy predictions for Week 9See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/1/202345 minutes, 33 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 9

It's another Tuesday edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' as Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens go through your submissions to determine which guys we should be panicking about the rest of the fantasy season. Behrens also provides his top waiver wire pickups for Week 9:0:36 - Co-hosting today... Falcons HC Arthur Smith?4:48 - Big injury updates for Cousins, Bourne7:48 - Trade Deadline update10:12 - Coping Corner candidates11:11 - Candidate: Trevor Lawrence17:42 - Candidate: Dameon Pierce23:32 - People's Panic Meter23:59 - Tony Pollard33:04 - Non Elite QBs38:44 - Zay Flowers42:38 - Chris Olave49:10 - Vikings players after Cousins injury51:29 - Rams WRs: Puka Nacua + Cooper Kupp52:25 - CJ Stroud56:27 -Top 5 Waiver Wire pickups for Week 9See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/31/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 42 seconds
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Week 8 recap: Big QB injuries, big WR performances and a shocking Chiefs upset

We saw big name QBs suffer major injuries and a few WRs have massive fantasy performances. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game by game and provide their instant fantasy reactions and implications from all of the Week 8 action on Sunday: 1:17 - CHI VS. LAC: Is this Chargers offense back on track? 5:39 - CIN VS. SF: Time to panic for San Francisco? Is Burrow officially back? 11:45 - PHI VS. WSH: Is Devonta Smith's fantasy slump over? 16:05 - LAR VS. DAL: CeeDee Lamb takes off but time for Pollard Panic? Stafford injury concerns24:08 - CLE VS. SEA: Is there a Browns QB that can support these skill players? 32:13 - ATL VS. TEN: What got into Will Levis? Time to bench Ridder? 38:22 - NO VS. IND: What's up with Chris Olave? 45:39 - BAL VS. AZ: Any sleepers on the Cards when Murray comes back? 49:48 - NE VS. MIA: Is this the Jaylen Waddle we can expect going forward? 51:36 - KC VS. DEN: Why we can throw away this game for the Chiefs 55:09 - MIN VS. GB: Where do Vikings go from here after Cousins injury?59:05 - JAX VS. PIT: Will this Steelers offense ever be reliable? 1:01:48 - HOU VS. CAR: Why Frank Reich can get a good night sleep now1:05:53 - NYJ VS. NYG: This game was rough See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/30/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 50 seconds
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Week 8 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

It's the crossover episode you didn't know you needed! Joining Matt Harmon for our weekly fantasy viewer guide episode is his partner in crime at Reception Perception James Koh. Harmon and Koh tell you which games you need to binge, stream, and skip in Week 8. 2:45 - Binge games: 2:52- L.A. Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys: Potential fade game for Puka Nacua? 10:04 - Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Is this the Calvin Ridley breakout game?17:34 - Cincinnati Bengals vs. San Francisco 49ers: The Sam Darnold show?22:45 - Stream games: 23:00 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers: Two teams going in different directions 27:08 - New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins: Signs of life for Patriots, Mac Jones? 35:22 - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Commanders: Do Eagles break sack record against Howell? 40:53 - Houston Texans vs. Carolina Panthers: Does Frank Reich live with QB regret? 44:29 - Cleveland Browns vs. Seattle Seahawks: Can PJ Walker run a functional offense? 48:42- Baltimore Ravens vs. Arizona Cardinals: When will we see Kyler Murray? 53:25 - Chicago Bears vs. L.A. Chargers: This a get right game for Chargers? 57:23 - Skip games: 57:33 - Atlanta Falcons vs. Tennessee Titans: Will Levis debut is... exciting? 1:00:35 - New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts: Matt does not like the Saints offense one bit1:05:30- New York Jets vs. New York Giants: Which backup QB do you trust more? 1:07:27 - Las Vegas Raiders vs. Detroit Lions: Do Lions bounce back in a big way?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/27/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 47 seconds
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One stat to know for all 32 NFL teams in Week 8 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' on the pod as Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for every time in the NFL heading into Week 8. The two also breakdown all the fantasy angles of the TNF matchup between the Bills and Buccaneers:2:06 - Carolina Panthers5:45 - Arizona Cardinals6:36- Chicago Bears8:48 - Denver Broncos12:04 - New York Giants 13:58 - New England Patriots16:45 - Green Bay Packers 18:48 - L.A. Chargers20:45 - Tennessee Titans 22:37 - New Orleans Saints 25:57 - Las Vegas Raiders28:25 - Minnesota Vikings30:13 - Indianapolis Colts 32:15 - Washington Commanders34:43 - L.A. Rams39:39 - Houston Texans42:32 - New York Jets43:09 - Cincinnati Bengals 44:59 - Atlanta Falcons46:32 - Dallas Cowboys47:53 - Pittsburgh Steelers50:12 - Cleveland Browns51:33 - Seattle Seahawks 53:40 - San Francisco 49ers (*recorded prior to Purdy news) 54:59 - Jacksonville Jaguars57:24 - Baltimore Ravens58:21 - Detroit Lions59:02 - Miami Dolphins 1:00:27 - Kansas City Chiefs 1:02:22 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:04:00 - TNF Preview: Bucs vs. BillsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/26/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin on trading for himself in fantasy + deep dive on Tush Push

It's another Wednesday edition of 'Ekeler's Edge' with Matt Harmon and LA Chargers RB Austin Ekeler heading into Week 8 of NFL action. On the pod this week, Ekeler speaks candidly about the team, and himself, not meeting expectations so far this season with a current record of 2-4. Harmon and Ekeler also discuss why even the supposed best teams in the league this year have struggled with consistency through seven weeks. The two then provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational fantasy league and why it might be time for Harmon to make some big trade moves with a record of 3-4 in the league. Ekeler also makes a pitch for Harmon to trade for himself. In our latest edition of 'Trading Secrets' the two do a deep dive on why the Eagles are so successful at the Tush Push and why other teams struggle to replicate the play. Harmon also ponders if Ekeler would be a candidate to do the Tush Push play for the Chargers. Ekeler's reaction is priceless. The two then end the show by providing their bold fantasy predictions for Week 8. 1:25 - Looking forward? State of the Chargers, Austin Ekeler at 2-47:15 - Any Given Sunday? Why so much inconsistency in league this year?17:39 - Ekeler Invitational: Harmon down bad at 3-4, Ekeler takes second L18:40 - Ride with your guys or time to trade?32:10 - Trading Secrets: Why are the Eagles so good at the Tush Push?40:22 - Can NFL offenses have two WR1s or is that a myth?45:15 - Bold Fantasy Predictions for Week 8See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/25/202349 minutes, 43 seconds
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A serious QB problem + People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 8

We have entered the midseason point of the fantasy football season and for some of you it is definitely time to panic. It's yet another Tuesday edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' on the pod with Andy Behrens and Matt Harmon. The two react to your entries and provide context, clarity and potential players it's time to hit the panic button on.But before diving into the Panic Meter, Matt and Andy dive deep into a trend that could define the 2023 NFL season: the lack of elite production from the QB position. The two debate if we have a shortage of surefire QBs in the NFL this season and why the young generation of supposed top QBs have not taken the leap this season.The two then end the show by providing the top five waiver wire pickups for Week 8.1:05 - Andy provides update on Chicago Bears group chat after Bagent win3:30 - Do we have a QB crisis in 2023?20:25 - 'Coping Corner' candidates21:00 - Jaylen Waddle22:00 - Christian Watson 28:42 - People's Panic Meter28:54 - Bijan Robinson 33:26 - DK Metcalf 36:45 - Justin Herbert41:00 - Is my season over at 1-6? 43:25 - Calvin Ridley 51:35 - Devonta Smith 54:00 - Aaron Jones56:20 - Deshaun Watson 57:45 - Josh Jacobs 59:40 - Top 5 Waiver Wire pickups for Week 8See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/24/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 34 seconds
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Week 7 recap: Ravens show off offensive ceiling, Eagles + Chiefs flirt with theirs

Big upsets and big rookie performances defined a wild Sunday in the NFL. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game by game and provide their instant fantasy reactions and implications from all of the Week 7 action on Sunday:1:59 - Dolphins vs. Eagles: Is 'tush push' hiding Hurts issues? Is Miami just a bad team killer?17:30 - Browns vs. Colts: Can the Colts sustain two RBs all season?28:36 - Ravens vs. Lions: Is this the Baltimore offense we dreamed of?36:50 - Chiefs vs. Chargers: Does Rashee Rice unlock this KC offense?45:15- Steelers vs. Rams: Did we overhype the Rams after underrating them?50:14 - Patriots vs. Bills: Is it time for Buffalo to hit the panic button?53:48 - Falcons vs. Buccaneers: Making sense of the Bijan Robinson debacle59:45 - Seahawks vs. Cardinals: Did Seattle find a gem at WR? (No, not JSN)1:04:38 - Broncos vs. Packers: Weird teams do weird things1:08:15 - Giants vs. Commanders: Is it time for Washington to sack Howell?1:12:30 - Bears vs. Raiders: Bagent of change... maybe hope?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/23/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 24 seconds
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Week 7 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Week 7 is upon us! Matt Harmon and Kate Magdziuk tell you which games you need to binge, stream, and skip this weekend in our weekly fantasy viewer guide: 2:56 - Binge games3:10 - Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens 12:38 - L.A. Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs 24:02 - Miami Dolphins vs. Philadelphia Eagles 32:00 - San Francisco 49ers vs . Minnesota Vikings 38:19 - Stream games 38:25 - Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts 42:25 - Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 44:45 - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. L.A. Rams 50:55 - Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks 55:25 - Green Bay Packers vs. Denver Broncos 58:35 - Skip games58:41 - Las Vegas Raiders vs. Chicago Bears1:01:20 - Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots 1:05:30 - Washington Commanders vs. New York Giants See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/20/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
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One stat to know for all 32 NFL teams in Week 7 + TNF preview

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursday' on the pod as Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for every time in the NFL heading into Week 7. The two also breakdown all the fantasy angles of the TNF matchup between the Jaguars and Saints:2:59 - Carolina Panthers 6:40 - Chicago Bears8:34 - Denver Broncos9:34 - Arizona Cardinals14:12 - New England Patriots 15:05 - Minnesota Vikings 17:07 - Tennessee Titans 18:08 - Green Bay Packers 19:54 - L.A. Chargers21:45 - Atlanta Falcons 23:45 - Houston Texans25:40 - Las Vegas Raiders26:50 - Indianapolis Colts 29:30 - Washington Commanders33:56 - New York Jets35:20 - Cincinnati Bengals 36:45 - L.A. Rams 41:05 - Cleveland Browns 42:30 - Seattle Seahawks 44:20 - Pittsburgh Steelers 46:33 - Buffalo Bills 48:05 - Dallas Cowboys 49:03 - Baltimore Ravens51:13 - Detroit Lions 54:37 - Miami Dolphins 58:55 - San Francisco 49ers1:01:08 - Kansas City Chiefs1:02:12 - Philadelphia Eagles1:03:30 - TNF Preview: Jaguars vs. SaintsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/19/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin talks wild MNF game, viral fan and pre-game fight with Cowboys

What better time for another episode of 'Ekeler's Edge' after a wild MNF game against the Dallas Cowboys. Ekeler joins Matt Harmon to breakdown all the insanity plus get his reaction to beating the fantasy football expert at his own game in the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football league.The Los Angeles RB made his return to the field but not before getting himself in a little bit of a pre-game scuffle that went viral on Twitter. Ekeler explains how the scuffle came to be and how he got himself (unintentionally) involved in it. Speaking of viral, we also get Austin's reaction to the L.A. Chargers fan that has taken over the internet, and the Chargers profile pic, by storm.We of course then dive into the biggest matchup of the season, no not the Cowboys verse the Chargers, but Harmon's head-to-head matchup with Ekeler in their fantasy football league. Ekeler explains how he'd rather win in real life and take the L in fantasy. Harmon points out two plays involving Ekeler that would have given the fantasy football expert the win and had Ekeler beat himself.The two end the pod by contemplating why offensive scoring is down league wide and provide their bold fantasy predictions for Week 7.0:43 - Recapping a wild MNF game between Chargers and Cowboys9:00 - Austin breaks down pregame fight with Cowboys16:30 - Matt correctly predicts outcome of Chargers-Cowboys game20:15 - Austin reacts to viral Chargers fan23:18 - Ekeler Invitational Update: Ekeler beats Harmon (and himself)31:40 - What's up with scoring this year? (or lack thereof) 37:20 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 7See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/18/202341 minutes, 36 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 7

It's another Tuesday edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' as Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens go through your submissions to determine which guys we should be panicking about the rest of the fantasy season. Behrens also provides his top waiver wire pickups for Week 7: 1:46 - 'Coping Corner' candidates from Week 62:26- Washington Commanders WR Jahan Dotson7:02 - Pittsburgh Steelers RB Najee Harris10:35 - Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins 17:30 - Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes22:40 - Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields30:25 - Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins35:13 - Seattle Seahawks QB Geno Smith 38:43 - Las Vegas Raiders WR Davante Adams41:53 - Atlanta Falcons RB Bijan Robinson 45:42 - Philadelphia Eagles WR Devonta Smith 47:49 - Waiver Wire adds for Week 7 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/17/202354 minutes, 51 seconds
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Week 6 recap: Big upsets and big injuries define a wild NFL Sunday

The Week 6 NFL Sunday slate might have been the wildest one yet. We saw the two remaining unbeatens fall to teams playing with backup QBs and an SNF finish that went down to the literal final play. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game and provide their instant fantasy reactions to all the action from Week 6: 1:40 - NYG VS. BUF11:12 - SF VS. CLE19:47 - PHI VS. NYJ28:50 - DET VS. TB35:30 - SEA VS. CIN 41:10 - BAL VS. TEN45:55 - WSH VS. ATL50:55 - NE VS. LV53:25 - AZ VS. LAR57:35 - CAR VS. MIA 1:01:30 - IND VS. JAX1:05:10 - NO VS. HOU1:10:42 - MIN VS. CHISee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/16/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 34 seconds
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Week 6 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Week 6 is upon us! Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski tell you which games you need to binge, stream, and skip this weekend in our weekly fantasy viewer guide:0:40 - Week 6 Fantasy Viewer Guide1:42 - Binge Games:1:52 - SEA VS. CIN7:39 - SF VS. CLE13:24 - IND VS. JAX18:05 - DET VS. TB23:05 - DAL VS. LAC28:25 - Stream Games:28:30 - BAL VS. TEN33:00 - WSH VS. ATL38:45 - MIN VS. CHI42:55 - NO VS. HOU45:35 - AZ VS. LAR49:05 - PHI VS. NYJ54:30 - Skip Games:54:44 - CAR VS. MIA56:23 - NE VS. LV59:35 - NYG VS. BUFSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/13/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 19 seconds
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One stat to know for every team in Week 6 + TNF preview

It's another Stat Nerd Thursday as Dalton Del Don joins Matt Harmon to deliver and discuss one stat you need to know for all 32 NFL teams heading into Week 6. The two also provide a fantasy preview for the TNF matchup between the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs:2:17 - Carolina Panthers6:34 - Chicago Bears10:18 - Minnesota Vikings 16:15 - New England Patriots 18:06 - New York Giants 20:10 - Arizona Cardinals 21:17 - Green Bay Packers 23:42 - Las Vegas Raiders 24:50 - Houston Texans 25:43 - New York Jets29:15 - Washington Commanders34:14 - Tennessee Titans35:37 - Cincinatti Bengals37:53 - L.A. Rams 39:50 - L.A. Chargers 40:55 - Cleveland Browns 42:15 - New Orleans Saints 43:05 - Atlanta Falcons 44:05 - Indianapolis Colts 45:44 - Buffalo Bills 46:48 - Dallas Cowboys 50:50 - Baltimore Ravens 52:57 - Pittsburgh Steelers54:00 - Seattle Seahawks 55:52 - Jacksonsville Jaguars 56:43 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 58:20 - Detroit Lions59:45 - Miami Dolphins 1:02:00 - Philadelphia Eagles1:02:55 - San Francisco 49ers1:06:45 - TNF Preview: Broncos vs. Chiefs See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/12/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Is Austin back just in time to play against himself in fantasy?

Ekeler's Edge is full steam ahead for Week 6 with the Los Angeles RB joining Matt Harmon for another jam packed pod. The two begin the episode recapping all the latest from Week 5 and getting Austin's reaction to Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor getting a new contract that could potentially reset the RB market this offseason.The two then look at Jacksonville Jaguars RB Travis Etienne's big performance against the Bills in London and if that production is sustainable and can be expected going forward from the Jags young RB.Harmon and Ekeler then jump into the matchup you've all been waiting for: Matt takes on Austin in the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football League. Of course, Matt ponders if he will have his first round RB back (Austin Ekeler) to face... yes, Austin Ekeler. The Chargers RB provides an update on his injury and his mindset heading into MNF against the Dallas Cowboys.Ekeler then shares his thoughts on the Cowboys and what this game could mean for Chargers OC Kellen Moore coaching against his former team. The two then end the podcast by diving into the Ask Austin Mailbag to react to everyone's early season fantasy regrets and providing their bold predictions for Week 6.3:25 - Austin has beef with Matt4:50 - Austin reacts to Jonathan Taylor contract15:05 - Travis Etienne's big day: Sign of things to come?21:25 - Ekeler Invitational: Matt and Austin go head-to-head in Week 6 (Austin plays himself)24:00 - What would be Matt's DM to Austin to play well for his fantasy team 28:59 - Austin on playing the Cowboys on MNF36:30 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Fantasy regrets so far this season46:00 - Bold Fantasy predictions for Week 6See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/11/202351 minutes, 39 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + Waiver Wire pickups for Week 6

The panic meter is on high after a wild Week 5 in the NFL. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens react to your submissions and introduce a new wrinkle for the panic meter going forward. Behrens also provides his top waiver wire pickups for the week: 2:20 - People's Panic Meter3:37 - Introducing the 'Coping Corner' 5:11 - The first 'Coping Corner' candidate: Rhamondre Stevenson16:19 - Who would you rather have: Nico Collins or DJ Moore? 23:18- Dallas Cowboys offense: Time to trade CeeDee Lamb and Tony Pollard?33:54- Najee Harris: Time to cut bait? 35:57 - Chris Olave: Patience or frustration required? 39:24- Anthony Richardson: Injuries long term concern? 43:15 - Jerry Jeudy: Does he need to be traded IRL to be fantasy viable? 46:48 - Bryce Young: The thing Matt Harmon can't get past 51:44 - Devonta Smith and James Cook will be just fine 55:10 - Top waiver wire pickups for Week 6See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 31 seconds
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Week 5 recap: Purdy and Niners demolish Dallas, Burrow and Bengals show pulse

It was a wild Week 5 Sunday slate in the NFL. We saw blowouts, fantasy breakouts and games go down to the wire. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game and share their instant fantasy reactions to all the action on Sunday:1:54 - DAL VS. SF: Why it's time to accept Brock Purdy as a legit franchise QB13:26 - JAX VS. BUF: Calvin Ridley is ready to be an elite WR again 21:20 - PHI VS. LAR: Kupp and Nacua can co-exist, Jalen Hurts is officially underrated 26:22 - HOU VS. ATL: Did Desmond Ridder save his job this Sunday? 31:46 - KC VS. MIN: How concerning are Kelce and Jefferson's injuries? 38:55 - TEN VS. IND: Is Zach Moss really going to be a thing post-Taylor contract? 45:40 - CIN VS. AZ: Is Joe Burrow officially back? 50:42 - PIT VS. BAL: Will these two teams every play a normal game against each other?54:20 - DET VS. CAR: The Lions are serious contenders in the NFC58:25 - NYJ VS. DEN: Breece Hall to the moon?!1:00:45 - NYG VS. MIA: Is this Dolphins team the best offense we've ever seen?1:02:45 - NO VS. NE: The Patriots might be the worst team in the AFCSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/9/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 17 seconds
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Week 5 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Week 5 is here and it's got some blockbusters. Continuing our weekly fantasy viewer guide, Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don identify which games to binge, stream and skip this Sunday:1:41 - Binge games1:55 - Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills7:15 - Philadelphia Eagles vs. L.A. Rams15:00 - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings22:35 - Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers27:50 - Stream games27:58 - Houston Texans vs. Atlanta Falcons31:30 - Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions34:25 - Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts36:30 - New York Giants vs. Miami Dolphins40:45 - Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals48:25 - Green Bay Packers vs. Las Vegas Raiders50:55 - Skip games51:24- New Orleans Saints vs. New England Patriots52:22 - Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers56:20 - New York Jets vs. Denver BroncosSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/6/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 51 seconds
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One stat to know for all 32 NFL teams in Week 5

It's another edition of 'Stat Nerd Thursdays' on the pod with Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don providing one stat you need to know for every team heading into Week 5. The two also provide a full fantasy preview for Thursday Night Football: 1:15 - Stat Nerd Thursday 1:54 - Carolina Panthers 4:32 - Las Vegas Raiders 7:28 - Denver Broncos 9:15 - Minnesota Vikings 11:15 - New York Jets 14:40 - New England Patriots 15:30 - Cincinnati Bengals 21:00 - Arizona Cardinals 23:15 - New York Giants 26:24 - Green Bay Packers 27:50 - New Orleans Saints 29:08 - Houston Texans 31:38 - L.A. Chargers33:24 - Jacksonville Jaguars 37:05 - L.A. Rams 38:15 - Atlanta Falcons39:22 - Indianapolis Colts 41:45 - Pittsburgh Steelers 44:25 - Tennessee Titans 45:30 - Seattle Seahawks 49:20 - Dallas Cowboys 50:44 - Detroit Lions 54:25 - Miami Dolphins 56:09 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 59:12 - Buffalo Bills 59:33 - Baltimore Ravens 1:01:11 - San Francisco 49ers 1:03:33 - Kansas City Chiefs 1:05:20 - Philadelphia Eagles 1:05:57 - TNF Preview: Bears vs. Commanders See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/5/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Deep dive on Montgomery-Gibbs usage in Detroit

While Austin Ekeler and the Los Angeles Chargers are on a bye in Week 5, there's no bye for 'Ekeler's Edge' this week. Ekeler and Matt Harmon do a deep dive on the first round rookie skill players to see who's making an instant fantasy impact and examine why others are struggling out of the gate.But first, the two react to the news that Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor is set to return off the PUP. Ekeler provides insight on what it could take for Taylor to get football ready after a long layoff.The two then provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football league as Austin's team goes 4-0 and Harmon gets back in the win column. The two debate if the Dallas Cowboys defense is a true fantasy juggernaut this season and if Harmon should consider trading his RB1 (Austin Ekeler) to Ekeler himself.Harmon and Ekeler than do a deep dive on the first round rookie QBs, RBs and WRs and evaluate their performances at the quarter pole. Ekeler explains in detail why Detroit Lions RB Jahmyr Gibbs is losing snaps to David Montgomery and what areas the rookie RB could improve on going forward. The two end the show with their bold fantasy predictions for Week 5.1:30 - What are bye weeks like for NFL players? 5:19 - So what was that Ekeler social media post about last Sunday? 7:14 - Ekeler reacts to Jonathan Taylor's potential return 11:20 - Ekeler Invitational update: Austin goes to 4-0, Matt goes to 2-2 17:15 - Rookie Report: Evaluating first round rookie skill players 19:30 - Rookie Report: Bryce Young 23:55 - Rookie Report: CJ Stroud 25:57 - Rookie Report: Anthony Richardson 28:28 - Rookie Report: Bijan Robinson 33:30 - Rookie Report: Jahmyr Gibbs 34:37 - Ekeler explains why Montgomery is getting more reps than Gibbs39:15 - Rookie Report: Jaxon Smith-Njigba 43:13 - Rookie Report: Quentin Johnston 47:34: Rookie Report: Zay Flowers + Jordan Addison 50:20 - Bold fantasy predictions for Week 5See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/4/202353 minutes, 49 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + top waiver wire pickups for Week 5

The 'People's Panic Meter' is back and of course there's a lot of panic amongst fantasy owners after a weird Week 4 in the NFL. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens go through the top submissions and provide clarity and comfort for as many fantasy owners as possible. For some, it truly might be time to panic:2:15 - Is the return of Johnathan Taylor imminent? 7:52 - People's Panic Meter Week 4 12:53 - Miami Dolphins: Tua Tagovailoa and Raheem Mostert20:15 - New Orleans Saints: How does Derek Carr injury hurt skill players? 23:30 - Cleveland Browns WR Elijah Moore: Time to drop? 27:25- New England Patriots RB Rhamondre Stevenson: Is he still a viable RB2? 31:52 - Bengals offense: Is it time for Joe Burrow to take a seat? 38:50 - Miami Dolphins WR Jaylen Waddle: When will the targets come?42:00 - Jaguars offense: When is this offense going to smash? 45:40 - Steelers offense: Is it time to abandon ship? 46:11 - Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy: Can we finally admit this isn't working? 47:48 - Detroit Lions RB Jahmyr Gibbs: Do they know how to use him? 51:10 - Andy's Top 5 waiver wire pickups for Week 357:21 - Time to pickup and play Zach Wilson in superflex? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/3/20231 hour, 1 minute, 36 seconds
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Week 4 recap: Josh Allen and Bills make statement + Jets offense shows pulse

It was a very weird Week 4 in the NFL as we saw tons of blowouts and a rather surprisingly competitive game on Sunday Night Football between the New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs. As they do every Sunday night, Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowksi provide their instant fantasy reaction to every game:1:25 - KC VS. NYJ14:04 - MIA VS. BUF21:13 - LAR VS. IND25:45 - PHI VS. WSH32:45 - ATL VS. JAX41:25 - PIT VS. HOU45:45 - SF VS. AZ49:48 - CIN VS. TEN53:50 - LV VS. LAC56:10 - BAL VS. CLE59:10 - DAL VS. NE1:01:20 - MIN VS. CAR1:06:55 - TB VS. NO1:10:55 - DEN VS. CHISee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/2/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 55 seconds
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Week 4 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Week 4 is upon us! While Bills-Dolphins will be a blast, Broncos-Bears will be... something else. Matt Harmon and Dan Titus identify the games to binge, stream and skip in this week's fantasy viewer guide:1:55 - A quick thank you... to you!3:54 - Week 4 Fantasy viewer guide4:55 - Binge games 5:05 - MIA VS. BUF10:55 - AZ VS. SF15:10 - BAL VS. CLE19:50 - SEA VS. NYG24:52 - ATL VS. JAX33:49 - LAR VS. IND38:03 - WSH VS. PHI 42:55 - MIN VS. CAR45:24 - PIT VS. HOU50:00 - LV VS. LAC54:55 - NE VS. DAL 57:15 - KC VS. NYJ 1:00:10 - TB VS. NO1:02:10 - DEN VS. CHI 1:05:30 - Smart Flex plays for Week 4See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/29/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 19 seconds
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One stat to know for every team in Week 4 + TNF preview

Stat Nerd Thursday has arrived. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide one stat you need to know for all 32 teams heading into Week 4. The two also preview a juicy TNF matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions: 0:29 - Stat Nerd Thursday 1:05 - Chicago Bears2:40 - Denver Broncos6:04 - Minnesota Vikings10:00 - Carolina Panthers12:25 - L.A. Chargers15: 50 - Las Vegas Raiders18:20 - Houston Texans20:50 - Tennessee Titans 22:55 - Cincinnati Bengals 25:28 - Jacksonville Jaguars28:17 - New York Jets34:21 - L.A. Rams 36:10 - New Orleans Saints 37:35 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40:43 - Dallas Cowboys42:43 - Cleveland Browns 44:36 - Buffalo Bills45:37 - Washington Commanders47:41 - Seattle Seahawks 50:20 - Baltimore Ravens51:44 - Kansas City Chiefs 52:52 - Atlanta Falcons 55:12 - Indianapolis Colts56:10 - Pittsburgh Steelers57:15 - Philadelphia Eagles 59:18 - Miami Dolphins1:01:14 - San Francisco 49ers1:02:23 - TNF Preview: Packers vs. LionsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/28/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin provides injury update + deep dive on De'Von Achane

It was a wild Week 3 in the NFL with plenty of RB fantasy performances that could have lasting implications for the season. No better show to dive deep into that than 'Ekeler's Edge' as L.A. Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon break it all down.But first, to start the pod Ekeler provides an update on his ankle injury and what he's doing to get back on the field as soon as possible. Ekeler then breaks down what it was like to watch his Chargers win a nail bitter against the Vikings in Week 3 and how watching the game from afar put the RB through an emotional roller coaster.For this week's pod we also introduce a new segment called 'Trading Secrets' where Harmon and Ekeler provide their unique perspectives on a trending NFL topic or performance. This week the two dove into the Dolphins 70-point performance and how rookie De'Von Achane was able to have a historic game on the ground. The two breakdown the film and debate if Achane's success is sustainable.In the show they provide an update for the Ekeler Invitational league where Austin stayed undefeated over the weekend while Harmon dropped his second straight game. To end the show the two dive into the Ask Austin Mailbag and provide bold fantasy predictions for Week 4.2:00 - Ekeler provides injury update on ankle4:38 - Ekeler loses his mind watching Vikings-Chargers from afar14:28 - Ekeler shares thoughts on Mike Williams injury17:35 - New segment alert: "Trading secrets"18:00 - How did the Dolphins put up 70 points? 25:30 - Is De'von Achane's performance a game one wonder or sign of things to come?29:35 - Ekeler Invitational update: Ekeler goes to 3-035:25 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Grading early season trades44:38 - Bold Fantasy predictions for Week 4See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/27/202349 minutes, 13 seconds
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People's Panic Meter + top waiver wire pickups for Week 4

It's Tuesday, which means it is time for another edition of the 'People's Panic Meter' on the pod. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens react to all your submissions from and determine if it is time to panic for your fantasy teams and players. Before diving into the submissions this week the two react to the big injury news from Week 3. Harmon and Behrens debate who will step up in the place of WR Mike Williams on the L.A. Chargers going forward. They also share their thoughts on the Saints offense without Derek Carr. While there was a diverse range of submissions the two hosts dove deep into the issues facing the Falcons, Raiders and Jaguars offenses. Both share whether it's time to jump ship from any of those teams and their skill players. To end the pod, Behrens shares his top five waiver wire pickups for Week 4. 3:05 - How will Chargers replace Mike Williams?11:54 - Reaction to Derek Carr injury update13:04 - People's Panic Meter14:05 - Kyle Pitts + Drake London19:05 - Rhamondre Stevenson22:30 - Josh Jacobs28:20 - Jaguars offense 36:34 - Titans offense39:39 - Jets offense 43:12 - Jahan Dotson46:12 - Jaxon Smith-Njigba48:45 - Bears + Broncos54:00 - Top 5 Waiver Wire adds of the weekSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/26/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 16 seconds
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Week 3 recap: Dolphins put up 70, Chiefs put on a show for Taylor Swift

Minus the MNF doubleheader, Week 3 is in the books! Yahoo Sports Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game and provide instant fantasy reactions and implications from all the action on Sunday:1:30 - PIT VS. LV11:58 - DEN VS. MIA23:05 - LAC VS. MIN29:00 - NO VS. GB34:10 - HOU VS. JAX42:30 - ATL VS. DET49:50 - IND VS. BAL54:30 - NE VS. NYJ56:30 - TEN VS. CLE59:23 - BUF VS. WSH1:03:27 - CAR VS. SEA1:05:45 - DAL VS. AZ1:09:38 - CHI VS. KCSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/25/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 53 seconds
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Week 3 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream, skip

Week 3 is upon us! Joining Matt Harmon for this week's fantasy viewer guide is Yahoo's very own Dan Titus. The two go through each game this weekend and identify the matchups you need to binge, stream and skip:1:29- Binge games1:37 - ATL VS. DET8:05 - LAC VS. MIN12:25 - BUF VS. WSH17:45 - PHI VS. TB26:20 - Stream games26:26 - TEN VS. CLE30:13 - NO VS. GB34:43 - DEN VS. MIA37:25 - HOU VS. JAX41:36 - IND VS. BAL43:10 - CAR VS. SEA46:25 - LAR VS. CIN49:38- Skip games49:54 - NE vs. NYJ52:17 - DAL VS. AZ55:23 - CHI VS. KC57:18 - PIT VS. LV59:30 - Smart Flex picks for Week 3See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/22/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 30 seconds
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One stat to know for every team in Week 3 + reaction to latest RB moves

'Stat Nerd Thursday' is back for another episode! Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don give you one stat you need to know for all 32 NFL teams heading into Week 3. The two also react to the Browns signing Kareem Hunt and Harmon shares his analysis on the Cam Akers trade to Minnesota: 0:50 - Reaction to Browns signing Kareem Hunt 5:38 - Stat Nerd Thursday 6:03 - Denver Broncos8:21 - Chicago Bears 10;57 - L.A. Chargers 13:50 - Quick reaction to Cam Akers trade 14:49 - Minnesota Vikings17:03 - Houston Texans20:10 - Cincinatti Bengals 22:00 - New England Patriots23:21 - Arizona Cardinals25:05 - Carolina Panthers 28:15 - Las Vegas Raiders29:07 - Cleveland Browns29:53 - Tennessee Titans32:17 - Detroit Lions33:49 - Indianapolis Colts34:51 - Jacksonville Jaguars37:03 - Seattle Seahawks40:50 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers42:16 - Green Bay Packers43:26 - Pittsburgh Steelers45:27 - New York Jets46:24 - Buffalo Bills47:25 - Washington Commanders48:53 - Philadelphia Eagles50:31 - Kansas City Chiefs51:49 - New Orleans Saints53:18 - Atlanta Falcons54:32 - Baltimore Ravens56:02 - Miami Dolphins57:14 - Dallas Cowboys59:37 - TNF preview: NYG vs. SFSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/21/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Ekeler provides update on injury and reacts to other major RB injuries

It was a wild Week 2 in the NFL that displayed every spectrum of human emotion for the running back position: Great performances by stars, surprising performances by backups and devastating injuries. Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon dive into all of it on this week's 'Ekeler's Edge.' To start the show, Ekeler provides an update and insight on his own injury what it will take for him to get back on the field. He also shares his thoughts on the Chargers loss to the Titans in Week 2. The two then react to Nick Chubb's season ending injury and where the Browns go from here. Harmon and Ekeler also break down the latest with the Giants and Lions and how fantasy managers can navigate those backfield injuries. Harmon and Ekeler provide an update on the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy league with a major reveal that leaves the Los Angeles RB speechless. The two then end the show providing their bold fantasy predictions for Week 3. 1:30 - Austin Ekeler provides injury update5:05 - Austin reflects on Josh Kelly, Titans vs. Chargers game7:23 - Injuries + Chaos at RB position in Week 2 = New opportunities?13:30 - Austin shares how teams view the 'Injury Report'15:00 - How to best manage game-time decision injuries on your fantasy team17:22 - Are the Lions under utilizing using Gibbs? Austin explains RB roles in NFL23:20 - Making sense of the Cam Akers situation in L.A.25:53 - Ekeler Invitational League update: Austin goes 2-0, Matt takes first L28:10 - Can you predict D'Andre Swift-like performances?35:20 - Major surprise reveal for Ekeler Invitational 37:00 - Ask Austin Mailbag message37:30 - Bold Fantasy predictions for Week 3See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/20/202343 minutes, 5 seconds
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Reacting to Nick Chubb injury + People's Panic Meter + top waiver wire pickups

For a second straight Tuesday the pod unfortunately starts with yet another cold open from Matt Harmon reacting to another devastating injury on Monday Night Football. This time it's Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb. Harmon provides instant reaction and where the Browns and fantasy owners can go next. The 'People's Panic Meter' is back and boy there is quite a bit of panic after Week 2. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens do their best to react to everyone's submissions.Of course we start with maybe the worst team in the NFL: Andy Behren's Chicago Bears. The two debate if the franchise is beyond panic and if Justin Fields could be one of the biggest fantasy whiffs of the season.Behrens and Harmon then discuss if it's truly time to panic for the Bengals, Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase. The two also try to make sense of the wild state of the running back position through the first two weeks of the season.Behrens ends the show by sharing his top five waiver wire pickups for Week 3.0:10 - COLD OPEN: Matt reacts to Nick Chubb injury4:43 - People's Panic Meter6:21 - Are the Bears beyond panic?15:20 - Josh Jacobs + Dameon Pierce20:24 - Jahan Dotson + Antonio Gibson23:05 - Burrow, Chase and Bengals27:15 - Isiah Pacheco 30:05 - Rashod Bateman + Kyle Pitts36:22 - AJ Brown38:52 - Breece Hall41:53 - Alexander Mattison43:48. - Jahmyr Gibbs48:52 - Top 5 Waiver Wire pickups for Week 3See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/19/202354 minutes, 46 seconds
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Week 2 recap: Bounce backs, comebacks and injured running backs

Minus the MNF doubleheader, Week 2 is in the books! Yahoo Sports Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go game-by-game and provide instant fantasy reactions and implications from all the action on Sunday:1:35 - MIA VS. NE10:32 - SEA VS. DET17:10 - BAL VS. CIN 23:23 - GB VS. ATL 29:55 - KC VS. JAX37:08 - SF VS. LAR43:42 - NYG VS. AZ49:24 - IND VS. HOU55:02 - NYJ VS. DAL 1:00:40 - LAC VS. TEN 1:03:40 - LV VS. BUF1:07:20 - CHI VS. TB1:11:24 - WSH VS. DENSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/18/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 56 seconds
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Week 2 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream and skip

Week 2 has arrived! On the pod we continue our Football Friday tradition of providing a 'Fantasy Viewer's guide' to the action. 4 for 4's Jennifer Eakins joins Matt Harmon to identify the games you need to binge, stream and skip this weekend:1:10 - Week 2 Viewer's Guide: Binge, stream, skip3:40 - Binge games 3:59 - BAL VS. CIN10:36 - SEA VS. DET16:34 - KC VS. JAX22:24 - SF VS. LAR29:57 - LV VS. BUF33:30 - Stream games33:39 - GB VS. ATL37:50 - LAC VS. TEN40:15 - NYJ VS. DAL43:00 - MIA VS. NE46:15 - NO VS. CAR49:15 - CLE VS. PIT53:35 - Skip games1:00:50 - Smart Flex picks for Week 2See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/15/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds
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One stat to know for every team in Week 2 + Ryan Fitzpatrick interview

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don dive into 'Stat Nerd Thursdays' by providing one stat you need to know for all 32 teams heading into Week 2. TNF's Ryan Fitzpatrick joins the pod to discuss his observations from Week 1: 3:52 - Dallas Cowboys6:51 - New York Jets8:59 - Atlanta Falcons 12:29 - Baltimore Ravens 15:30 - San Francisco 49ers18:50 - Detroit Lions 20:20- Jacksonville Jaguars 21:42 - Las Vegas Raiders25:33 - L.A. Rams 27:37 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28:55 - Miami Dolphins 30:05 - Cleveland Browns31:55 - Buffalo Bills33:08 - Washington Commanders 34:35 - New Orleans Saints39:16. - Green Bay Packers 40:30 - New York Giants 41:30 - Carolina Panthers 43:05 - Arizona Cardinals 44:26 - Seattle Seahawks 46:12 - Chicago Bears 48:42 - New England Patriots 52:43 - Indianapolis Colts 54:00 - Kansas City Chiefs 55:35 - Tennessee Titans 56:50 - Denver Broncos 57:43 - L.A. Chargers 59:35 - Houston Texans1:00:27 - Cincinnati Bengals 1:01:01 - TNF Preview: Vikings vs. Eagles 1:06:27 - Ryan Fitzpatrick interview See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/14/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: RBs that shined in Week 1 + bold fantasy predictions for Week 2

Ekeler's Edge is back in its regular season grind with Los Angeles RB Austin Ekeler joining Matt Harmon to recap a wild Week 1 in the NFL and look ahead to Week 2.Ekeler and Harmon start off the episode recapping the instant classic that took place between the Dolphins and Chargers and what lasting fantasy implications could be drawn from each of the high powered offense's performances in Week 1. Ekeler shares details on how the Chargers have vastly improved their running game and why his backup Joshua Kelly could become a viable fantasy starter. Harmon and Ekeler also highlighted the RBs that shined in Week 1.The two then provide an update on the 'Ekeler Invitational' fantasy football league where Harmon and Ekeler both started the year 1-0. Harmon got a stellar performance from Ekeler himself while the Chargers RB won off the big games from Brandon Aiyuk and the Cowboys defense.Harmon and Ekeler then dive into the "Ask Austin Mailbag" by reacting to people's Sunday set ups with one submission blowing their minds. The two then end the show by sharing their bold fantasy predictions for Week 2.1:25 - Recapping a WILD Dolphins-Chargers game5:05 - Has Joshua Kelly emerged as a fantasy starter?8:55 - RBs to highlight from Week 117:55 - Ekeler's Edge invitational update: Austin, Matt start the year 1-028:38 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Who has the best Sunday set up?34:50 - Matt shares weird thing he does while watching football38:53 - Future Snapshot: Bold fantasy predictions for Week 2See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/13/202343 minutes, 55 seconds
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Reacting to Aaron Rodgers devastating injury + Week 2 waiver wire pickups

In an emergency addition to the pod, Matt Harmon opens the show by reacting to Aaron Rodgers' devastating injury on Monday Night Football and where the New York Jets (and your fantasy teams) go from here.Andy Behren joins Harmon for the rest of the podcast for his usual Tuesday appearance and the two kickoff the debut of the 'People's Panic Meter' for the regular season. Harmon and Behrens debate if it's too early to panic on Drake London and other top draft picks abysmal Week 1 performances.To end the pod, Behrens provides his top five waiver wire pickups of the week and if there's any one that will emerge out of the Ravens backfield as a viable fantasy option after the season-ending injury to JK Dobbins.0:23 - Special open: Reacting to Aaron Rodgers injury and wild MNF game7:58 - People's Panic Meter11:13 - Drake London19:10 - Alexander Mattison25:05 - Rachaad White31:31 - Christian Kirk36:47 - Bengals offense39:28 - Ravens offense45:34 - Bears offense52:50 - Seahawks offense56:17 - Jahmyr Gibbs1:01:57 - Andy's top 5 waiver wire pickups of the week See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/12/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 7 seconds
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Week 1 recap: Cowboys dominate, Tyreek Hill goes off and a lot of sloppy play

NFL Sundays are officially back. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski breakdown all the action from the Week 1 slate: 1:53 - DAL VS. NYG: Is the Dallas defense really that good? Time to panic in New York?10:00 - MIA VS. LAC: Did we overthink Tua and this offense in the offseason? 17:45 - JAX VS. IND: Are the Colts and Anthony Richardson really going to throw it that much? 24:05 - CIN VS. CLE: Do Bengals, Burrow get a mulligan? Concern for Watson?28:30 - LAR VS. SEA: Can we buy stock in Rams' Puka Nacua? What happened to Seattle?35:25 - SF VS. PIT: Are the Niners that good or did we completely overhype Pittsburgh? 43:00 - TB VS. MIN: TIme to apologize to Baker Mayfield? Minnesota coming back to Earth? 46:43 - GB VS. CHI: Can we officially love Jordan Love? Will Justin Fields ever take the leap?52:15 - PHI VS. NE: Did Philly sleep walk through this game? Pats show signs of life on offense?56:10 - TEN VS. NO: Do the Titans have worse offensive line in NFL? Can Saints be a viable fantasy offense? 59:10 - HOU VS. BAL: Reaction JK Dobbins injury and potential replacements.... is Zay Flowers WR1?1:12:05 - LV VS. DEN: Are we buying into Jakobi Meyers Week 1 performance? 1:13:55 - AZ VS. WSH: Does Sam Howell's performance give us pause? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/11/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 43 seconds
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Week 1 fantasy viewer guide: Games to binge, stream and skip

Congrats, you've made it to the end of the week. It's officially Friday and a whole slate of NFL action is set to kickoff this weekend. On the pod, we are happy to announce and kick off our 'Fantasy viewer guide' series where every Friday we will tell you the games you need to binge, stream, and skip.For this pod every Friday, Matt Harmon and company will identify the games you need to binge - must-watches with must-starts on your fantasy team - the games you need to stream - pay attention to but be mindful of who's starting in your lineup - and games you just want to skip - this one is self explanatory.Joining Harmon for the first 'Viewers Guide' of the year is 4 for 4's TJ Hernandez who helps breakdown each game and provides fantasy matchups you need to pay attention to.At the end of the pod, we debut our 'Smart decision, Smart Flex' segment as the two share two must-starts in your flex position on Sunday.1:10 - New segment alert4:40 - Games to 'Binge' to watch in Week 128:18 - Games to 'Stream' to watch in Week 149:30 - Games to 'Skip' to watch in Week 11:00:27 - Smart Flex decision of the WeekSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/8/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 25 seconds
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One stat you need to know for every team heading into Week 1

The NFL kicks off the regular season tonight and we kick off another season of the 'Stat Nerd' podcast with Yahoo Sports Dalton Del Don. Matt Harmon and Del Don share one stat you need to know about every team heading into Week 1.But first, the two dissect the latest with Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce and if his latest knee injury should provide any long-term worries. Harmon and Del Don debate if the Kelce injury has fantasy ramifications similar to Los Angeles WR Cooper Kupp's injury. They also debate what TE pickup options are best if Kelce can't go tonight.Harmon and Del Don then go through all 32 teams and provide one stat you need to know heading into kickoff weekend. The two then end the show with a full preview of Lions vs. Chiefs.1:20 - 'Stat Nerd' is back!1:46 - Any long term panic for Travis Kelce's knee injury?5:40 - What should Kelce owners do at TE this week?9:30 - What you need to know about Stat Nerd57:57 - TNF preview: Lions vs. ChiefsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/7/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Week 1 RB matchups we are most excited about

The regular season of 'Ekeler's Edge' makes it debut with Matt Harmon and Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler. To start the show the two look ahead to their Week 1 matchups in the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football league. While Ekeler is projected to win his first game, Harmon stresses caution when looking at Week 1 fantasy projections. The duo then dive into this week's 'Ask Austin Mailbag' to select a team name for Ekeler's fantasy squad. The two also highlight some of the worst overreaction moves fantasy owners have made over the years in the early weeks of the season. Harmon stresses for everyone to not overreact to Week 1 in Fantasy Football. The two then end the show by revealing their favorite RB matchups of Week 1. Harmon focuses on his favorite mismatches while Ekeler shares his must watch head-to-head RB matchups on Sunday. 1:30 - Ekeler Invitational update: Will Austin, Matt start 1-0?6:36 - When is it the right time to start trading in Fantasy? 11:54 - Ask Austin Mailbag Part 1: Picking Austin's Fantasy Team Name16:05 - Ask Austin Mailbag part 2: Worst Week 1 overreaction trades35:55 - Under the hood: What's it like to prep for Week 1?42:15 - RB Matchups we are most excited for in Week 142:45 - Matt's top 5 RB mismatches of the week44:35 - Austin's favorite head-to-head RB matchups in Week 1See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/6/202349 minutes, 8 seconds
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2023 NFL season bold predictions + introducing 'People's Panic Meter'

Week 1 is finally here! After months of talking about football we get to finally watch it this weekend. Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens discuss the exciting slate of games this weekend and which matchups they're already circling as much-watches for Sunday. Harmon also reveals our new weekly segment 'People's Panic Meter' that will solicit fantasy issues that people are having over their fantasy teams throughout the season. Every Tuesday during the season Harmon and Behrens will react to what has you panicked after a weekend of action. For the first installment of the 'People's Panic Meter' the two discuss how concerned they are for Cooper Kupp's latest issue with his hamstring and which players and teams may already have serious red flags entering Week 1. Behrens and Harmon then end the show by sharing their top ten biggest and boldest predictions for the 2023 NFL season. 0:25 - Week 1 is here!2:30 - New Segment alert! Welcome to the 'People's Panic Meter'6:10 - Panic Meter: Cooper Kupp hamstring14:05 - Panic Meter: CMC touches18:50 - Panic Meter: Are the Cardinals actually tanking?21:20 - Panic Meter: JK Dobbins25:35 - Panic Meter: Travis Etienne + Tank Bigsby 29:00 - Panic Meter: Denver Broncos 32:05 - Panic Meter: Too much hype for Pollard, Wilson? 34:10 - Panic Meter: Dallas run game 35:30 - Panic Meter: Tennessee Titans 39:00 - Bold predictions for 2023 NFL seasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/5/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 10 seconds
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Yahoo Fantasy experts reveal final piece of draft advice

If you listen to one pod before your drafts this weekend, this is the one.Chances are if you’re listening to this special edition podcast you are potentially days, maybe hours, perhaps mere minutes away from your most important drafts of the year. Labor Day Weekend is when the majority of drafts do in fact take place (and we know this from internal numbers at Yahoo - 60% of leagues are drafting this weekend!).To conclude "Cram Week" and our draft season coverage we have everyone on the Yahoo Fantasy staff here to provide their one last piece of advice you need to know before heading into your drafts. Yahoo's Andy Behrens, Dalton Del Don, Scott Pianowski, Dan Titus, Jorge Martin and Kate Magdziuk all share their final convictions of the draft season. To end the pod, Matt Harmon shares the two things he wants you to think about when drafting this year. So enjoy this jam packed, yet efficient, show that puts a bow on draft season. We promise after listening you will be ready for your draft. Good luck to everyone out there this holiday weekend!1:15 - Dalton Del Don's final piece of draft advice4:50 - Jorge Martin's final piece of draft advice8:25 - Scott Pianowski's final piece of draft advice14:22 - Dan Titus' final piece of draft advice16:57 - Andy Behren's final piece of draft advice19:56 - Kate Magdziuk's final piece of draft advice25:20 - Matt Harmon's final piece of draft adviceSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/1/202329 minutes, 16 seconds
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Final Yahoo Mock Draft + what consensus ADP gets wrong

With the ultimate draft weekend fast approaching we reveal and react to the last Yahoo staff mock draft of the season. Chris Harris of Harris Football joins Matt Harmon on the pod for 'Cram Week' to provide his thoughts on the mock draft.The two also share when they'd be comfortable drafting Colts RB Jonathan Taylor after all the drama that's taken place this week (and month). Both then debate if there are any non-Jonathan Taylor RBs worth drafting from the Colts and if we finally have clarity with the Miami Dolphins RB situation.Harmon reveals he got yet another C- grade in his Yahoo draft and Harris debates which guys he'd avoid in the first round and when it's okay to jump on the elite QBs.To end the show, the two converse on the players and strategies that are potentially misplaced this draft season when it comes to consensus ADP.0:25 - Chris Harris shares thoughts on Ekeler's Invitational Fantasy Football League3:12 - What's next for Colts and RB Jonathan Taylor?10:30 - Do we have a clear picture of Dolphins RBs now?17:30 - Recapping the final Yahoo staff mock draft24:38 - Where should you start to target elite QBs?38:30 - What has consensus ADP gotten wrong this draft seasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/31/20231 hour, 46 seconds
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Pre-draft cram session: Here's fantasy FYIs for all 32 teams

Say you've been on a beach all summer. Say you haven't been paying close attention to football since the Super Bowl ended. Maybe you have something called... a life? Well now your fantasy football draft is fast approaching and you want to get caught up on everything you may have missed or need to know. Well my friend, this is the podcast for you (and if you've been following football all offseason long, it's still a great refresher!). Continuing 'Cram Week' on the pod, Dalton Del Don joins Matt Harmon to go over all the biggest fantasy headlines from this offseason and preseason for each of the 32 NFL teams. Consider them your fantasy FYIs: the biggest player, coaching and schematical changes that will have a major impact on each team's impact fantasy players. So sit back and enjoy a 72-minute cram session that will have you ready for whatever comes your way this weekend and beyond (in terms of fantasy football... in terms of actual life advice, we are not much help there). 1:00 - Cram Week: Recapping the fantasy offseason for all 32 teams2:05 - "Old reliables" tier of teams (aka teams we know will be good)20:34 - "Hyped up" teams (aka teams that can make the leap in 2023)37:56 - "Who are you" teams (aka teams where season could go either way)59:05 - "Rookie QBs, new coaches, new eras" teams1:02:45 - "Look out below" teams (aka teams that could have disaster years) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/30/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Introducing the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football League

For the last preseason edition of "Ekeler's Edge" we are happy to reveal the Ekeler Invitational Fantasy Football League. Matt Harmon, Austin Ekeler and many of the biggest names in the fantasy football landscape will compete in a 14-team league for ultimate bragging rights in the industry. Harmon and Ekeler share their initial thoughts on the league and how it came together. The Chargers RB also shares his reaction and thoughts on Harmon drafting Ekeler with the fourth overall pick, thus not allowing the running back to draft himself in the first round. Harmon reacts to Ekeler taking two rival Raiders with his first two picks. For the 'Under the Hood' segment, Ekeler shares what it's like for players during cut day and making the 53 man roster. Ekeler shares a gripping story from his rookie year where he thought he wasn't going to make the team initially. To end the show, the two dive into the Ask Austin mailbag and react to some of the craziest league traditions people have across the country. 0:20 - Big congrats in order for Austin Ekeler1:22 - Austin's eyebrows might be in trouble5:45 - Introducing the Ekeler's Edge invitational league7:45 - Matt drafted who with his first pick?!14:10 -Austin drafted WHO with his first two picks?19:10 - Matt has a problem with his Yahoo draft grade 22:30 - Matt and Austin need help naming their teams24:50 - Under the hood: What is cut day like for NFL players?35:05 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Craziest league traditionsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/29/202349 minutes, 29 seconds
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Guys we've changed our mind on this preseason

It's 'Cram Week' on the pod as we get you ready for all your drafts this week and over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Scott Pianowski joins Matt Harmon to put a bow on the preseason and determine which guys they've changed their mind on  since the start of the month.But first the two react to the shocking trade that sent QB Trey Lance to the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for a 4th round pick. Both believe each side needed a fresh start but discuss if Kyle Shanahan and Jon Lynch's legacy in San Francisco now hinges on if Brock Purdy is legit or not. The two then react to Josh Jacobs officially ending his holdout in Vegas and Aaron Rodgers debut with the Jets.The two then reveal their list of guys they've either moved up or down the most in rankings since the start of the month.1:47 - Making sense of Trey Lance trade to Dallas9:05 - Josh Jacobs gets a modest pay raise, does he get an ADP raise as well?13:05 - Aaron Rodgers makes Jets debut... Garrett Wilson to the moon?19:40 - Browns make moves to keep an eye on23:10 - Cram week: Preseason recap24:10 - Preseason note to change: Jets RB rotation29:00 - Preseason note to change: Buffalo Bills RB James Cook33:55 - Preseason note to change: Washington Commanders WR Jahan Dotson39:40 - Preseason note to change: Carolina Panthers WR Adam Thielen44:20 - Preseason note to change: Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson49:35 - Preseason note to change: LA Chargers WR Quentin Johnston54:26 - Other preseason changes to noteSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/28/20231 hour, 46 seconds
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Here are the best bets you can make on the 2023 NFL season

What better way to conclude 'Convictions Week' on the pod then the best bets for the 2023 NFL season. The Betting Bros make their 2023 season debut on the pod. While Matt Harmon does his best to reign in Scott Pianowksi and Frank Schwab, the two quickly takeover the episode with their sports bar banter.Before diving into the best bets, the trio reacts to the news that QB Trey Lance will be QB3 in San Francisco. They debate what went wrong for the first round pick and what his future could look like. Pianowski believes there's a possibility we could see Sam Darnold take over at QB in the Bay Area.The three then debate who really should go 1.01 in fantasy drafts for our Friday 'build your team' segment. Schwab believes without a doubt it should be Justin Jefferson. Pianowksi believes McCaffrey offers too much value to pass up. Harmon breaks the tie.The three end the pod with their favorite team, individual and Super Bowl bets for the season.0:23 - Convictions week conclude with the betting bros2:04 - The Trey Lance experiment in SF is over8:34 - Could Sam Darnold be the next Geno Smith?10:13 - Build your team: Who should go 1.01?13:52 - Convictions Week: Best bets for 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/25/20231 hour, 14 seconds
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Breakouts alert! Identifying the players that will make the leap in 2023

Fantasy Life's Kendall Valenzuela joins Matt Harmon on the pod to continue 'Convictions Week' by identifying the candidates to breakout and become elite fantasy plays in 2023. But first the two react to the latest injury news out of Carolina where it feels like Bryce Young might have no one to throw to by Week 1. Valenzuela and Harmon debate if there is anyone remotely fantasy viable on the Panthers this year. The two then dive into the rumblings out of Jets camp that the offense will essentially be Aaron Rodgers' old buddies plus Garrett Wilson to start the year. The two then alternate between their breakout candidates at each position. Valenzeula and Harmon find consensus on some and complete disagreement on one particular WR. Harmon ends the show with advice on a gamble on position in fantasy this year that historically hasn't paid off. 2:04 - The Panthers WR room is falling apart10:07 - Lots of whispers about Jets offense....20:58 - Convictions Week: Identifying breakout candidatesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/24/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bust alert! Identifying players to avoid in each round of the draft

We continue 'Convictions Week' on the pod with one of the more polarizing debates of fantasy draft season: Identifying the biggest busts. Yahoo Sports Dan Titus makes his pod debut with Matt Harmon to help identify potential players to avoid in each round of the draft. But first the two react to the wild Monday Night Football preseason game between the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Commanders. Harmon and Titus share their thoughts on Sam Howell, Jahan Dotson and how much concern there should be with Terry McLaurin's toe injury. The two then react to the news of Baker Mayfield being named QB1 in Tampa and the Colts allowing RB Jonathan Taylor to seek a trade. After the break, Harmon and Titus go round by round with their players to avoid in the draft. The two find consensus in a few rounds on players that could be labeled 'busts' in 2023. 3:24 - Fantasy reactions to wild Commanders-Ravens preseason game12:15 - Baker Mayfield QB1 in Tampa.... yay?15:05 - Seattle JSN wrist injury... how concerned are you?16:55 - Jonathan Taylor drama continues to be dramatic17:35 - Convictions Week: Identifying busts in each roundSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/23/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Reacting to your boldest 2023 fantasy predictions

We continue 'Conviction Week' on the pod with the second preseason episode of Ekeler's Edge. Los Angeles Chargers RB joins Matt Harmon to dive into the Ask Austin Mailbag where we asked for your boldest fantasy predictions for the 2023 season. And boy did you deliver.But first, we get Harmon and Ekeler's reaction to the latest news that Las Vegas Raiders RB Josh Jacobs is expected to end his training camp holdout. The two also discuss the biggest impressions from the latest Chargers preseason game and Ekeler provides an update on the RB2 position battle taking place between Josh Kelly and Isaiah Spiller.In the 'Under The Hood' segment, Harmon and Ekeler dive into what it takes for a rookie WRs to get acclimated to the NFL and how Chargers first round pick and rookie WR Quentin Johnston is adapting to the league.The two then react to the bold fantasy predictions from the Ask Austin Mailbag. While the takes touched on different positions, all of them were bold.0:36 - Hurricanes and earthquakes in LA... OH MY3:00 - Austin Ekeler reacts to Josh Jacobs potentially ending holdout7:45 - Any RB2 emerging for LA Chargers after second preseason game?15:38 - Under the hood: How long does it take rookie WRs to acclimate to NFL?23:38 - Ask Austin Mailbag: Your boldest fantasy predictions for 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/22/202350 minutes, 6 seconds
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Preseason Week 2 standouts + identifying draft sleepers and the All-Boring team

Chances are your most important drafts are fast approaching and happening the next two weeks. No better time to kick off 'Conviction Week' on the pod and provide our strongest and final takes heading into the 2023 fantasy season. Scott Pianowski joins Matt Harmon to identify the biggest sleepers in drafts this year.But first, the two recap a jam packed Week 2 of the preseason highlighted by Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa and San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy making their return to the field. The two then identify the rookie WRs, RBs and QBs that are showing an immediate impact for their teams.Pianowski and Harmon then share their secret list of draft sleepers at each position. In order to be a sleeper, no player identified is currently a consensus top 6th round selection. The two then end the show by sharing their favorite rookie sleepers and the 2023 Yahoo All-Boring team.0:50 - Kicking off 'Conviction Week' on the pod1:50 - Biggest fantasy headlines and observations from preseason week 22:05 - Denver RB Javonte Williams makes his return4:55 - Who could be Mr. September this year?7:30 - Brock Purdy and Tua make their 2023 debuts10:30 - We in love with Jordan Love yet?15:45 - Rookie WRs making a splash in the preseason to note24:20 - Rookie RBs to note that are flashing in the preseason27:45 - One rookie QB that's making waves this preseason32:10 - Our 2023 draft sleepers54:30 - Matt Harmon's favorite rookie sleepers58:30 - Yahoo's 2023 All-Boring teamSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/21/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 25 seconds
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Mock Draft 4.0 + Salary Cap draft strategy

We conclude strategy week on the pod with a deep dive into everything you need to know for salary cap drafts. Scott Pianowski, the ultimate expert in salary cap drafts, joins Matt Harmon on the pod to let you know the strategies you have to consider going into your draft.But first, the two react to all the latest injury news at the WR position including the top two targets in Detroit. The two then debate if Titan's WR Treylon Burks is still draftable after his knee injury. The two then debate if the Dolphins are the most fragile team in the league after the injury scare to LT Terron Armstead. The two also try to make sense of the on going drama taking place in Indy with RB Jonathan Taylor.Pianowski and Harmon then explain everything you need to know about salary cap drafts and what makes them fundamentally different from snake drafts. Pianowski then shares the top strategies and hacks that one can use to maximize their budget and player pool during salary cap drafts.The two end the show with our 'Build your team' segment by debating if you should prioritize decent players on good offenses over star players on bad offenses in the draft.1:28 - Lions WR Jameson Williams injured... time to jump ship?10:05 - Titans WR Treylon Burks injury enough to take him off the board?12:55 - Russell Gage out for year, what to think of Evans/Godwin in TB?17:45 - Are the Dolphins a jenga set this season?22:55 - Carolina's RB Miles Sanders' groin injury a lingering concern24:50 - As the Jonathan Taylor world turns31:52 - What you need to know about salary cap drafts38:40 - What makes salary caps different from snake41:10 - How to maximize your nominations in salary cap drafts49:20 - Why size of league impacts salary cap draft strategy52:30 - What is the end game for salary cap drafts?57:30 - Build your team segment: decent players in great offenses vs. star players on bad offenseSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/18/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: What went wrong for RB's value this offseason? Can it be fixed?

Ekeler's Edge is back and better than ever before. Los Angeles RB Austin Ekeler joins Matt Harmon to kick off the show's third season with a mission to provide the best real, and of course fantasy, football conversations and content this fall.Ekeler and Harmon start off the pod by recapping a rather tumultuous season for Ekeler and the RB position in the NFL. The seven-year veteran explains how the narrative around the running back's value to a team has gotten out of control and why the franchise tag is hurt, not helping, players try to maximize their earning potential.The two then breakdown Dalvin Cook and Ezekiel Elliott's landing spots and why both will help, not hinder, the RB1s in place in New York and New England. Ekeler then reveals the RB he's most intrigued to watch this year and then takes us 'Under the Hood' of training camp to explain how fast he's learning Kellen Moore's new offense in LA.The two end the show by providing their boldest fantasy prediction for 2023.2:15 - Ekeler's Edge 3.0 is bigger, literally, than ever9:15 - Ekeler's explains how tumultuous offseason has messed up RB's values17:30 - Is the Franchise Tag to blame for RB's current value?23:15 - New faces in new place: Ekeler reacts to Dalvin Cook going to Jets30:30 - Ekeler reacts to Zeke joining the Patriots34:05 - Which RB is Austin Ekeler most intrigued by in 202338:20 - Under the hood: How long does it take to learn a new offense?44:55 - Ask Austin Mailbag is back! We want your bold fantasy predictionsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/17/202352 minutes, 9 seconds
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How to construct the perfect fantasy roster + Justin Jefferson interview

We continue strategy week on the pod by doing the impossible: Constructing the perfect roster. While fantasy drafts can feel like a zero sum game, Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don tell you the best strategy for each position to create the perfect complimentary roster.But first, the two react to the big RB news with Dalvin Cook officially joining the New York Jets and Ezekiel Elliott joining the New England Patriots. They debate how each impacts their team's backfield and the additions should devalue Breece Hall and Rhamondre Stevenson's ADP.On a show devoted to constructing the perfect roster who better to guest appear than Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson. The fantasy, and real life, superstar joins Harmon at the end of the show. The two discuss if he should go number one in drafts, who are his top five route runners in the league, and if he thinks he can eclipse 2,000 receiving yards in a single season.1:52 - Dalvin Cook joins Jets... what is the fantasy impact for him and Breece Hall?11:15 - How does Zeke impact Stevenson's fantasy value in New England?15:27 - The RB position in fantasy is chaos 17:31 - Ravens RB JK Dobbins 100% healthy = 100% buying in?21:20 - Cowboys Tony Pollard is having the best week ever25:00 - Praise be, Colts name Anthony Richards QB128:41 - Constructing the perfect fantasy roster55:00 - Justin Jefferson InterviewSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/16/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 5 seconds
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QB draft strategy: How valuable are they and the SuperFlex evolution

Yahoo Sports' Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski join forces to recap preseason week one and give their takeaways and biggest surprises before diving into quarterback draft strategy and how to approach quarterback in a Superflex league.2:00 - Preseason week one headlines: Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor will return to practice soon according to head coach Shane Steichen, but Matt and Scott aren't convinced the contract dispute will be resolved any time soon. Meanwhile, Arizona Cardinals TE Zach Ertz has been cleared for week one, but he is likely not a player you should be targeting in your drafts.10:10 - Matt and Scott give their takeaways from playing time of various players in preseason action, including Tank Bigsby, Greg Dulcich, Khalil Herbert, Alexander Mattison and Kenneth Gainwell.29:55 - The quarterback position is evolving. The top quarterbacks have more value than they have in previous years, so how should you best approach the decision of whether or not to draft one early? Both hosts discuss their process for finding the next quarterback who could break into that group of elite QBs. Players like Justin Herbert and Justin Fields have a chance to join the group, or you could wait until later in the draft and chase the ceiling of guys like Anthony Richardson or Geno Smith.54:50 - Superflex has emerged as an improvement upon two-quarterback leagues, and Matt and Scott give their ideal strategy for drafting in a Superflex league. Scott thinks it's best to take three starting QBs: two who are at least solid starters, and one sleeper with a ceiling. Scott points out Mac Jones, Brock Purdy and Kenny Pickett as good sleeper options.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/15/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 36 seconds
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ON-LOCATION at the Fantasy Football Expo: We kick off draft strategy week

From Canton, Ohio at the Fantasy Football Expo, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens connect in person to kick off our draft strategy week by hitting on all the biggest pre-draft strategy talkings points this month. But first, the two react, and try to not overreact, to the biggest storylines from this weekend's preseason action. Harmon and Behrens discuss if preseason games actually matter and what, if anything, can be extrapolated for fantasy drafts later this month. For strategy week the two debate the difference between pre-draft strategies and letting the board come to you. Harmon ponders if your draft position actually matters. Behrens recaps his salary cap draft from the Fantasy Football Expo and explains how he's treating the RB position in drafts this year. The two then debate the evolution of the QB position in drafts and the importance of grabbing top WRs early and often. Harmon and Behrens end the pod detailing their experience at the Fantasy Football Expo amidst a torrential downpour outside.0:14 - ON-LOCATION at the Fantasy Football Expo3:05 - Does Preseason football matter?4:30 - Can we trust Bucs QBs to keep offense fantasy viable?7:53 - Can the Steelers be this year's Seahawks?11:20 - Here's what really matters in the preseason17:05 - Bears = Super Bowl contenders? 22:20 - We kick off draft strategy week! At the... Fantasy Football Expo?25:10 - Does your draft position matter?29:35 - Zero RB or Hero RB... or something else?31:30 - Pre-draft vs. in-draft strategy35:34 - Surviving the Ohio storm and your league38:15 - WR-WR-WR?41:40 - What people should know about the Fantasy Football ExpoSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/14/202345 minutes, 37 seconds
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Yes, it's the K & DST position preview

They said it couldn't be done. They said our positions week already covered the four major categories in quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers & tight ends. But they have underestimated us once again, because this is indeed, our kickers & defensive position preview episode.Yes, that's right; Matt Harmon & Andy Behrens devote a bulk of this episode to preparing fantasy managers for the two most overlooked and eye-rolled positions on the roster.Before diving into Ks & DSTs, the guys react to recent comments from Cincinnati Bengals HC Zac Taylor about the health of QB Joe Burrow's calf and some indications that the Bengals passer might not be ready to start off the season. They also chat about Kareem Hunt passing up a deal with the Indianapolis Colts & New Orleans Saints, and how a few key running back injuries are making the current free agent pool of RBs is presenting some interesting scenarios in the fantasy landscape.For the bulk of the episode, Andy & Matt discuss why kickers & defenses matter, how to draft and manage the positions through the year and why the scoring for these oft-overlooked positions can certainly be described as volatile, but never random.In the second half of the show, the guys talk about a recent dynasty startup mock draft they participated in, what they learned from the results & some counter-intuitive strategies for nailing your dynasty roster both in the short- and long-terms.3:10 - Joe Burrow's calf injury update7:35 - Sneaky RB injuries13:15 - Why you shouldn't think of kickers as random25:55 - Why defensive scoring is so volatile44:00 - Strategy for dynasty draftsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/11/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 58 seconds
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Everything you need to know about TEs this fantasy season

Some want to morph the position with the WRs. Some want to get rid of the position all together in Fantasy. We at the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show are proudly pro-TE and happy to continue our positional preview week by diving deep into the much maligned position.Scott Pianowski joins Matt Harmon on the pod to take a wide angle view of the TE position to see if anyone other than Chiefs TE Travis Kelce will make a championship-level impact for fantasy teams in 2023.The two then look at the intriguing rookie TEs to see if any of them can make an immediate fantasy impact. Pianowski and Harmon then go head-to-head on TE rankings and debate the fantasy value of players like Darren Waller, Tyler Hibgee, David Njoku and Jake Ferguson.Harmon and Pianowski end the show by identifying the TEs that can make the leap in 2023 and picking "Their Guy" this season at the position.2:25 - Preseason depth chart season is upon us and it's wild9:40 - Positional Preview: TEs10:35 - TE draft strategy: Kelce and what else?22:25 - Consensus top 12 TEs: Who's got top 5 upside?29:50 - Which rookie TE should you target late in drafts?35:10 - Biggest player disagreements at TE47:15 - TEs that can make the leap in 202355:00 - "Our Guy" in 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/10/20231 hour, 1 minute, 54 seconds
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Everything you need to know about WRs this fantasy season

We continue positional preview week on the pod by taking a look at Matt Harmon's claim to fame and favorite position: The wide receivers. Joining Harmon on the pod is Fantasy Life's Dwain McFarland to dissect arguably the single most important (and polarizing) position in fantasy football.While the two mostly agree on the top 13 WRs heading into 2023, that's where most of the agreement ends. Harmon and McFarland go head to head on their WR rankings and debate where the likes of Christian Watson, Jerry Jeudy, Keenan Allen, and Terry McLaurin should land in drafts.The two then discuss WRs that can make the leap in 2023 which include the likes of Drake London, Skyy Moore, George Pickens and the top guys from the 2023 rookie class.To end the show, both reveal 'their guy' at the WR position in 2023 with Matt explaining how it's not one player but a whole team he wants to invest in this year at the receiver position.3:10 - Positional Preview: WRs6:50 - WR draft strategy: Does it get late early?11:11 - Top 12 consensus WRs... any out of place?18:28 - One WR Matt and Dwain are really high on in 202322:05 - Biggest player disagreements: WRs Dwain is higher on than Matt32:15 - Matt and Dwain have the Jerry Jeudy debate45:00 - Player disagreement: WRs Matt is higher on than Dwain1:01:30 - "Our Guy'" in 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/9/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 15 seconds
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Everything you need to know about RBs this fantasy season

It's a position in flux but it may be the position that makes or breaks your team this year: The running backs. We continue our positional preview week by taking a look at all fantasy angles of the RB position in 2023.For positional preview week we break up the position into four conversations: Wide angle view, identify candidates that can make the leap, biggest players we disagree on and then we end the show with Matt and his co-host picking ‘their guy’ for 2023.Making his podcast debut, Yahoo Fantasy contributor Jorge Martin joins Matt on the show to discuss all things RB. The two begin the show debating which of the high profile free agent RBs (not named Dalvin Cook) will have fantasy relevancy this season.The two then discuss the hottest debates at the RB position this draft season: What to make of the Josh Jacobs and Jonathan Taylor situations, how to manage Breece Hall and Javonte Williams injuries, and how to get clarity out of the most convoluted committees in the league.Harmon and Martin end the show discussing their biggest disagreements at the position then reveal 'their guy' at RB in 2023.1:58 - Hunt visits Saints... which FA RB will have most fantasy value?6:27 - Positional Preview: RBs6:54 - Defining the RB dead zone in drafts13:20 - Biggest observations around consensus top 10 RBs17:35 - How much concern around Josh Jacobs, Jonathan Taylor situations21:30 - Big injuries to note and committees to clarify34:00 - Biggest disagreements at the RB position48:13 - RBs that can make the leap in 202355:55 - "Our Guy" at RB in 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/8/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 54 seconds
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Everything you need to know about QBs this fantasy season

It's positional preview week on the pod so of course we start by previewing the QB position in 2023. But first, we have a very special guest make a surprise appearance at the beginning of the show to share an important message and tease what's ahead for the pod during football season.Dalton Del Don joins Matt Harmon for the QB preview but before diving into the signal-callers, the two react to the three-game suspension handed down by the league to Saints RB Alvin Kamara. The two discuss all fantasy angles of the decision and what to make of the Saints RB room.For positional preview week we break up the position into four conversations: Wide angle view, identify candidates that can make the leap, biggest players we disagree on and then we end the show with Matt and his co-host picking ‘their guy’ for 2023.While Harmon and Del Don agree on most QBs ADPs and rankings a serious divide takes place between a handful of polarizing QBs in 2023.0:15 - A special surprise and guest :)9:00 - Positional Preview week is here!10:00 - Fantasy implications of Alvin Kamara's 3-game suspension14:40 - Return of the Mack? Cards sign vet RB16:05 - 2023 QB fantasy positional preview16:15 - Wide angle view of the QB position in 202322:20 - To wait or not wait on drafting a QB...25:40 - Biggest observations about the consensus top 10 QBs31:25 - QB candidates to make the leap in 202344:20 - Matt and Dalton's biggest disagreements at QB position56:30 - "Our Guy" in 2023See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/7/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 7 seconds
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Fantasy wild cards? Identifying the hardest players to rank and project in drafts

Concluding 'Rankings Week' on the podcast we attempt to identify the hardest players to rank this draft season. To help Matt Harmon with the assignment Fantasy Points Scott Barrett joins the pod.Before diving into the meat of the show, Harmon and Barrett discuss the latest drama with Baltimore Ravens RB JK Dobbins and if it's time to avoid the running back early in drafts this month. The two then debate what draft strategy is best for building the optimal team. Barrett makes the case for upside winning champions and provides examples of potential deep sleepers that can win your league.The two then go back and forth debating which players this season are the hardest to project and rank. Both agree the Green Bay Packers offense without Jordan Love could be the biggest 'boom or bust' fantasy ecosystems in the league.The two then end the podcast agreeing on one WR and TE that could be league winners that you can get later in drafts.4:31 - What is going on with JK Dobbins in Baltimore?7:49 - One bell cow RB you're probably not thinking of this draft season9:39 - Build your perfect team: Does drafting upside win championships?17:27 - Identifying the hardest players to rank this draft seasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/4/20231 hour, 52 seconds
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Ranking the 5 best and worst ADPs this fantasy football draft season

Believe it or not there is a NFL game being played tonight. Yes, we all know it's the Hall of Fame game and a lot of Zach Wilson tonight. But that does mean we are that much closer to the height of fantasy draft season. Continuing our 'Rankings week' theme on the pod, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens compile the list of the top 5 best and worst ADPs this draft season. But first, the two dive into some of the biggest fantasy news out of training camps this week including injury updates on Rams WR Cooper Kupp and Jaguars WR Calvin Ridley. The two then discuss if we should buy the hype coming out of Bills camp about RB James Cook and TE Dalton Kincaid. The two then end the first half of the show trying to make sense of what to do with Lions WR Jameson Williams this year in fantasy. When attempting to create the top 5 list of the best ADPs (essentially the best value picks in the draft), Harmon and Behrens share their individual lists before debating who goes on the ultimate list. Shockingly, they begin with zero consensus. The two end the show with the same format to craft the 5 worst ADPs in this year's fantasy drafts. 2:19 - Cooper Kupp is hurt... uh oh7:27 - Calvin Ridley toe injury of concern?10:15 - Are we buying James Cook, Dalton Kincaid hype out of Bills camp?21:12 - What to make of Jameson Williams right now?25:15 - 5 Best ADPs (best value picks) this draft season48:12 - 5 worst ADPs (worst value picks) this draft seasonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/3/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 39 seconds
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Fantasy projections vs. rankings: How to use both to your advantage this draft season

This month, more than any other month on the calendar, you will be bombarded with fantasy football rankings, projections and hot takes. Essentially a lot of noise. On today's Yahoo Fantasy Football Show Matt Harmon and Sharp Football analyst Rich Hribar attempt to sort through that very noise. Kicking off our 'Rankings Week' on the pod, the two breakdown the key differences between fantasy rankings and player projections.But before diving into the meat of the show, Harmon and Hribar discuss if Twitter training camp highlight videos have gone too far in hyping up mediocre plays and players. The two then discuss what to make of the RB2 position in Dallas after Ronald Jones was given a two game suspension.With the pod kicking off 'Rankings Week', the two discuss the dangers and pitfalls of relying too much on player positional rankings and why rigid lists do not lead to a sound fantasy draft strategy. The two then discuss the common mistakes people in the fantasy community make when discussing rankings and projections.The two end the show by providing their advice on the mindset you should have heading into your fantasy drafts this month and how to fully take advantage of projections and rankings the right way.2:56 - New look, new show, new Matt Harmon?3:56 - What to expect from the pod this August/Draft season5:08 - Have training camp highlight videos jumped the shark?9:33 - Ronald Jones suspension got us thinking... Who's RB2 in Dallas?14:14 - Could Cowboys, Jets defenses slow their offensive fantasy production?18:13 - What is the difference between fantasy projections and rankings?23:02 - Tiers and Archetypes > Lists and Rankings31:58 - One of the biggest mistakes we make with projections and rankings48:43 - Can we fix the way we talk about rankings?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/2/20231 hour, 37 seconds
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2023 draft season blueprint & what to make of the Jonathan Taylor situation

August 1st is finally here and it's time to finally kick off the 2023 fantasy football season in earnest! Matt Harmon kicks off the month with Dalton Del Don, announcing a couple big changes to the podcast, starting with the most important: we're now the Yahoo Fantasy Football Show. Matt starts off the episode explaining the reason for the big changes and how we'll see some familiar faces later on in the summer.Moving onto news, Matt & Dalton dive into a bevy of huge stories that have been dominating the wires since the start of training camps: the curious case of Jonathan Taylor's trade request out of Indianapolis, Dalvin Cook's interest in joining the New York Jets, Aaron Rodgers stepping into defend Jets OC Nathaniel Hackett after Broncos HC Sean Payton's inflammatory comments, Joe Burrow's calf injury, a key injury in the Dolphins secondary & double trouble for the Seattle Seahawks backfield.In the second half of the episode, Matt explains his drafting blueprint for the upcoming fantasy season. He and Dalton discuss sticking to a plan with either drafting your QB early, in middle rounds or late, the five different team "ecosystems" they love, whether to build your team for a hot start or a strong finish, why 2023 is the year of rookies & they each list off a set of their guys.4:30 - Colts RB Jonathan Taylor's trade request12:40 - Jets host a visit for Dalvin Cook17:00 - Jets QB Aaron Rodgers claps back at Broncos HC Sean Payton21:55 - Worried about Joe Burrow & Bengals pass-catchers after calf strain?24:20 - Jalen Ramsey's injury & are Dolphins primed for a let-down season?26:55 - Seahawks RBs Kenneth Walker & Zach Charbonnet in injury trouble29:10 - Quick hit news: Tim Patrick & Zack Moss injuries, Sony Michel retires & no Kyler Murray timetable33:45 - Matt Harmon's 2023 draft blueprintSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/1/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Mock Draft 2.0 findings, contract news & training camp mysteries

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski say goodbye to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast as we know it with a recap of Yahoo’s own fantasy mock draft as well as news and notes from around the league.02:20 Bryce Young named Panthers QB107:45 49ers QB Brock Purdy cleared to play10:15 Aaron Rodgers takes pay cut to stay with NYJ17:50 Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins injury situation is “complicated”20:15 Colts RB Jonathan Taylor’s agent vs. Jim Irsay27:00 Broncos HC Sean Payton rips Nathaniel Hackett36:50 Yahoo fantasy experts’ 10-team, half-PPR mock draftIn the final episode of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast (new show name & artwork coming next week!), Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go through the news of the day as NFL teams prepare for training camp.They start by talking about #1 overall pick Bryce Young, who has already been named the starting QB of the Carolina Panthers. This isn’t a normal team for a #1 pick, and the Panthers might be ready to win the division this season.Brock Purdy has been cleared to play football, although he is on a “pitch count”, and the guys discuss whether this changes anything about how they have San Francisco 49ers WRs and TEs ranked heading into draft season.Aaron Rodgers re-worked his contract with the New York Jets to free up some money, and Scott is starting to get excited at the prospect of drafting Rodgers in fantasy this year.J.K. Dobbins has a “complicated” injury situation, per Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, and Jonathan Taylor’s agent got into a fight on twitter with Colts owner Jim Irsay. Things are still tough for NFL running backs.Sean Payton didn’t hold back when talking about what went wrong with the Denver Broncos last season, putting the blame squarely on Nathaniel Hackett. Are we underrating just how big of a coaching upgrade Denver is getting?Finally, after doing an internal mock draft with all of the Yahoo fantasy experts, Matt and Scott talk about what they learned and what pieces of information they’ll be taking with them as they head into their own fantasy drafts.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/27/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 33 seconds
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Mini-camp mirage or Training camp tea leaf? + Mark Andrews interview

Matt Harmon is joined by Kate Magdziuk to go through all of the mini camp storylines and determine if they’re worth following up on in training camp or simply a mirage. Later, he talks with Baltimore Ravens TE Mark Andrews about the team’s new offense and their group of WRs.03:00 Giants sign RB Saquon Barkley to new 1-year contract09:20 Ravens sign RB Melvin Gordon to 1-year contract12:55 Enigmatic WR roundup22:00 TE Jimmy Graham signs 1-year deal with Saints24:35 Mini camp mirage or Training camp tea leaf?66:45 BAL TE Mark Andrews interviewMatt Harmon and Kate Magdziuk kick off this episode of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast by going through the news of the day, mostly having to do with running backs signing 1-year contracts that have a lot of “up to” in the total amount.They also talk about a few enigmatic young WRs that are exciting on the field but maybe can’t avoid getting into some sort of trouble off of it before discussing the odd 1-year deal that will bring TE Jimmy Graham back to the New Orleans Saints.As a way of preparing for training camp, Matt and Kate play a game of “Mini-camp mirage or Training camp tea leaf?” They go through some of the stories we heard at mini-camp to decide which ones, if any, are worth keeping an eye on in August.Finally, Baltimore Ravens TE Mark Andrews joins Matt to talk about his experience as a professional athlete with type-1 diabetes and also discusses how excited he is to be playing in a new offense in Baltimore, and with so many talented WRs.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/25/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 34 seconds
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Countdown to camp: WR, TE questions we have + Kyle Pitts talks about Falcons team on the rise

With training camps getting started across the league, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens wrap up our countdown to camp mini series by posing their biggest fantasy questions at the WR and TE position heading into August. But first, the two had to react to the big NFL news of the week: Denzel Mims getting traded to the Lions. Yes, of course they also touched on the Washington organization getting rid of Dan Snyder as well, but the two also conduct a deep dive to see if Mims could be fantasy relevant with his new team in Detroit. Harmon and Behrens then share their three biggest questions at the WR and TE position before providing some 'honorable mention' questions as well. Harmon then ends the show with one of the most intriguing TEs in fantasy football and in real life: Atlanta Falcons TE Kyle Pitts. Harmon and Pitts touch on Desmond Ridder, Bijan Robinson and what the expectations are for this young Falcons team heading into 2023. 4:12 - Care or don't care: Denzel Mims trade to Lions9:28 - Congrats DC fans: Dan Snyder is officially gone13:20 - Countdown to camp: Fantasy WR, TE questions we want answered in August14:20 - Can we trust these rookie 1st round WRs in fantasy?21:51 - Can Garrett Wilson live up to lofty ADP?29:03 - Making sense of the Broncos skill players34:52 - What does Odell have left?41:22 - Any fantasy viable weapons in Carolina (outside of Miles Sanders)?46:22 - Will any Chiefs WR emerge as a legit 1?53:45 - Honorable mentions59:37 - Kyle Pitts interviewSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/20/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 1 second
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Countdown to camp: RB questions we have + Alexander Mattison talks RB pay & being the Vikings' lead back

What a week to have a dedicated podcast for running backs. Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don continue our mini countdown to camp series by looking at the biggest fantasy questions we want answered at the RB position this August.Of course the two start the pod by debating the real life and fantasy implications of Saquon Barkley, Josh Jacobs and Tony Pollard not receiving long-term deals before the franchise tag deadline. Both agree we could see some serious hold outs from Barkley and Jacobs this summer.The two then alternate between each of their three biggest questions they want answered during the training camp and preseason at the RB position.And who better to end our RB-centric show then the newly minted RB1 in Minnesota join the pod. Alexander Mattison connects with Matt Harmon to discuss his increased role with the Vikings, the debate around the value of RBs in the NFL and his thoughts on Kirk Cousins in the new Netflix show 'Quarterbacks'.2:00 - Reaction and fantasy implications of Barkley, Jacobs, Pollard not getting long term deals12:34 - Countdown to camp: Fantasy RB questions we want answered in August13:39 - Where does Dalvin Cook sign?18:45 - Does Bijan Robinson's 'offensive weapon' role actually help Tyler Allgeier?23:45 - How far along is Breece Hall's ACL recovery?26:14 - Initial thoughts on Netflix's 'Quarterback' show28:39 - Does Damien Harris have a major role in Buffalo?32:36 - Who is Tony Pollard's backup in Dallas?39:38 - What does Saints backfield behind Kamara look like?42:38 - Rapid Fire other RB fantasy questions46:25 - Interview: Alexander Mattison46:45 - Mattison on assuming the RB1 role in Minnesota52:37 - Mattison on Vikings being disrespected54:00 - Mattison on the state of RB position in the league58:45 - Mattison's reaction to Kirk Coustin on Netflix's 'Quarterback' showSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/18/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 11 seconds
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Countdown to camp: Fantasy QB questions we want answered in August

Believe it or not, we are less than two weeks away from all 32 NFL training camps getting underway. Some teams even have rookies reporting as early as next week.To get you ready for all the action, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens begin our 'Countdown to camp' mini-series where we look at the biggest fantasy questions we want answered in August. Essentially a fantasy football training camp viewer guide to what you need to be on the look out for in the preseason.First up, the six burning questions we want answered at the QB position. Harmon and Behrens take turns picking what they'll be focused on the most in July and August. Harmon and Behrens alternate between their top three biggest questions before finishing the pod with a rapid fire section of 'honorable mention' questions they have going into Training Camp and the preseason. 3:57 - Intro to countdown to camp series5:36 - Can Anthony Richardson keep other Colts skill players fantasy viable?16:49 - What is Jordan Love?25:22 - What does 'leveling up' look like for Justin Fields?32:05 - Does Kenny Pickett make Pittsburgh a valuable fantasy offense in year two?40:30 - Will Deshaun Watson ever be an elite fantasy QB again?47:30 - How does Kellen Moore unlock Justin Herbert and Chargers offense?54:05 - Rapid fire: QB questions we want answered in AugustSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/12/20231 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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Who's this year's Jalen Hurts? (Dark horse Fantasy MVP)

This time last year many were still questioning if Jalen Hurts was the answer at QB in Philadelphia. While many bought into Hurts as a fantasy QB heading into last year not many predicted the league winning type season he put together in 2022. So who is this year's Jalen Hurts? In our last installment of the "Flip the script" series Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens attempt to identify the player that goes from being a solid fantasy contributor to league winning MVP type player in 2023. But first, to start the podcast, Behrens and Harmon say goodbye to the 'Condo Cast era' of the pod as its Harmon's last time recording with the now iconic double doors. The two then debate the best QB, RB and WR options for the title of 'This year's Jalen Hurts'. 0:55 - We say our goodbyes to the CondoCast era of the pod3:00 - Important programming announcement for the pod6:05 - Flip the script: Who is this year's Jalen Hurts?13:30 - Candidate: Justin Fields22:32 - Candidate: Justin Herbert25:05 - Candidate: Trevor Lawrence30:58 - Candidate: Daniel Jones36:13 - Candidate: Anthony Richardson41:41 - Andy's secret candidate46:12 - Dark horse RB fantasy MVP candidates52:36 - Matt's dark horse fantasy MVP WR candidates58:49 - The finalistsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/29/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
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Who's this year's Jamaal Williams (backup RB that becomes elite fantasy play)

How many of you had Jamaal Williams finishing as a top ten running back in fantasy in 2022? Didn't think so.Continuing our 'Flip the script' series, Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don attempt to identify this year's Jamaal Williams: A backup running back in real life that becomes an elite fantasy play in 2023.The two begin with an obvious conversation around David Montgomery taking over Williams' role in Detroit and what we can expect from Williams in New Orleans. Harmon then reveals one of his favorite underrated running backs that just joined Sean Payton in Denver.The two also attempt to make sense of Seattle, Philadelphia and Kansas City's backfields and what could be the best fantasy plays this season. Unlike the past few podcasts in this series, Harmon and Del Don end up far apart with their top pick for this year's title as 'this year's Jamaal Williams.' Producer Collin comes in the end to break the tie and announce the winner.2:21 - Flip the script: Who is this year's Jamaal Williams?6:28 - Candidate: David Montgomery10:44 - Who's better: Jamaal Williams or David Montgomery?13:41 - Candidate: Semajae Perine19:00 - Candidate: Jamaal Williams (again)20:27 - Candidate: Zach Charbonnet23:15 - Candidate: Tyler Alligeier27:03 - Candidate: Jaylen Warren30:43 - Candidate: Kenneth Gainwell34:35 - Candidate: Rashaad Penny39:03 - Candidate: Gus Edwards41:28 - Candidate: Clyde Edwards-Helaire43:40 - Dalton's secret list of candidates46:50 - The finalists48:03 - The pickSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/27/202353 minutes, 50 seconds
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Who's this year's Amon-Ra St. Brown? (Dark horse top 10 WR candidates)

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens continue our summer 'Flip the script' series by trying to identify this year's Amon-Ra St. Brown: A dark horse WR candidate that will finish in the top 10 in fantasy scoring in 2023.The two start by looking at which WR in Jacksonville will be the primary option for Trevor Lawrence this season and if that can produce elite fantasy production. The two also agree Drake London is ready to take off in Atlanta and make the second year leap into super stardom. Harmon and Behrens then discuss if we can expect bounce back elite seasons for Michael Pittman and Chris Godwin.Harmon also believes people will continue to over look Tyler Lockett in Seattle with the addition of Jaxon Smith-Njigba. The two also discuss if we can expect a leap in year two for Kenny Pickett and if that means one of his top WR options could be a dark horse fantasy stud.The two end the show by picking their finalists and announcing who this year's Amon-Ra St. Brown will be.3:04 - Flip the script: Who it this year's Amon-Ra St. Brown?9:35 - WR candidates that just miss the cut and why11:36 - Candidate: Calvin Ridley/Christian Kirk16:13 - Candidate: Drake London 22:18 - Candidate: Chris Godwin 26:58 - Candidate: Michael Pittman 33:48 - Candidate: Tyler Lockett39:12 - Candidate: Diontae Johnson 44:45 - Andy's "wild card" candidates54:08 - The finalists 56:00 - The pickSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/22/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 10 seconds
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Who's this year's Rams (team that falls off a cliff)

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski continue our summer flip the script series by trying to identify this year's Rams: A team that falls off a cliff into a rebuild.Harmon and Pianowski begin the podcast by eliminating the more obvious answers such as the Cardinals, Buccaneers and Raiders before. The two then move on the 'more likely' candidates.Pianowski discusses the demise of the Patriots dynasty and what the future could look like for Bill Belichick and if he'd ever consider pulling a Brady and leaving New England to join a championship contender in 2024. Harmon discusses if the Vikings are a candidate to be this year's Rams and how disastrous season in Minnesota could impact Justin Jefferson's fantasy value.The two end the show with the spiciest candidates and agree the Chargers and Dolphins could have seasons that go either way in 2023. For the first time in the series, we end the show with a consensus for who this year's Rams will be.3:35 - Flip the script series: This year's Rams10:37 - The 3 groups of candidates: Obvious, most likely, very spicy11:01 - The obvious candidates: Bucs and Raiders17:05 - Candidate: Tennessee Titans22:54 - Candidate: New England Patriots32:54 - Candidate: Minnesota Vikings42:47- Candidate: New York Giants48:46 - Candidate: Green Bay Packers56:08 - Spicy candidates: Jets, Dolphins, Chargers1:05:34 - The finalists and pickSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/21/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 14 seconds
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Who's this year's Josh Jacobs (dark horse top 5 RB)? + George Kittle interview

Remember when everyone freaked out watching Josh Jacobs play late into the Hall of Fame preseason game last August? Between the Raiders declining his fifth year option and Jacobs being in the dog house last summer, no one expected the former first round pick to have a top 3 fantasy running back season. So who will be this year's dark horse top 5 fantasy RB performance?In the fifth installment of our 'Flip the script' series Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don attempt to identify this year's Josh Jacobs: A dark horse RB candidate to finish top 5 in fantasy rankings in 2023.The two begin with the top ten candidates for the title before deciding on three finalists and ultimately the one running back that gets the title this season.Harmon ends the show with a 20-minute sit down with one of the best tight ends (and conversations) in the NFL. 49ers TE George Kittle joins the show to talk all things tight ends, San Francisco QB controversy, and one player in the Bay Area he thinks is ready for super stardom in 2023.1:37 - Flip the script: Who is this year's Josh Jacobs?7:51 - The initial 10 candidates10:27 - Candidate: Joe Mixon 15:01 - Candidate: David Montgomery 19:25 - Candidate: James Conner21:29 - Candidate: Cam Akers24:28 - Candidate: Miles Sanders29:25 - Candidate: Brian Robinson 35:38 - The finalists 37:42 - The pick 41:33 - George Kittle interview See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/15/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 19 seconds
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Who's this year's Eagles? (Team that makes leap from good to great)

This time last year we were still all hesitant to buy fully into the Eagles after they landed AJ Brown in the offseason. Then we all saw Philadelphia make the leap from good to great quickly in 2023. So who will be this year's Eagles?Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski continue our summer 'Flip the script' series by identifying who could be this year's Eagles: The team that makes the leap from good to great and becomes a legit Super Bowl contender. Before diving into the candidates for 'This year's Eagles' the two look into the potential fantasy implications of Raiders RB Josh Jacobs and Giants RB Saquon Barkley potentially holding out of training camp this summer. They also try to make sense of what's going on in Buffalo with Stefon Diggs.Harmon and Pianowski then identify seven candidates for 'This year's Eagles' before narrowing down the list to three finalist. Both finish with a different top team only for Producer Collin to break the tie in the end.1:08 - Minicamp holdout drama: Barkley, Jacobs and Stefon Diggs10:04 - Flip the script: This year's Eagles12:59 - Candidate: Miami Dolphins18:09 - Candidate: Los Angeles Chargers26:50 - Candidate: Baltimore Ravens34:25 - Candidate: Jacksonville Jaguars39:41 - Candidate: Dallas Cowboys45:38 - Candidate: Seattle Seahawks51:14 - Candidate: Detroit Lions55:55 - The finalists and the pickSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/14/20231 hour, 33 seconds
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Who's this year's Geno Smith (Dark horse top 5 fantasy QB candidates ) + Josh Allen Interview

Remember all the hype for Geno Smith this time last year in Seattle? Yeah, me neither. Smith in 2022 would go on to revitalize his career, win Comeback Player of the Year, and most importantly finish as QB5 in fantasy rankings last season. So who is this year's Geno Smith?In our third installment of our 'Flip the script' series, Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens identify the best dark horse QB candidates to potentially finish in the top ten in fantasy rankings in 2023.But first, the two discuss the latest with Dalvin Cook and DeAndre Hopkins and best fantasy fits for both. The two then go through the list of candidates to be labeled 'This year's Geno Smith' with a few shocking options. Andy pushes hard for Baker Mayfield to bounce back in Tampa, while Matt loves the QB set up in Washington. Producer Collin jumps in to break the tie at the end of the discussion.From mediocre QB conversations to talking with one of the current great ones, Matt connects with Madden 24 cover athlete and Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen to end the show. Allen shares what it means to be on the Madden cover, his expectations for Buffalo this season and his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers joining the Jets.2:05 - The latest fantasy implications for Dalvin Cook, DeAndre Hopkins5:51 - How should Dynasty owners treat Cook, Mattison situation?9:47 - Why the Titans make sense for DeAndre Hopkins15:46 - Flip the script: Who is this year's Geno Smith?18:17 - Revisiting Geno Smith's 2022 season24:33 - Candidates: Sam Howell/Jacoby Brissett28:47 - Candidate: Matthew Stafford31:19 - Candidate: Russell Wilson38:35 - Candidate: Jordan Love43:21 - Candidate: Geno Smith (again)47:05 - Candidates: Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold57:10 - The pick (and fun facts about Todd Collins)1:01:29 - Interview with Madden 24 cover athlete, Buffalo QB Josh AllenSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/8/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 13 seconds
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Who's this year's Broncos? (All hype, major disappointment)

Remember how much hype the Denver Broncos had going into the 2022 NFL season? Well, we all remember how much of a disaster it ended up being. So who will be 'This year's Broncos'? In our second installment of our summer 'Flip the script' series, Yahoo's Frank Schwab joins Matt Harmon to discuss the candidates for this year's title as the team that will be the biggest disappointment of the season. Harmon and Schwab identify eight teams as candidates for the title and discuss worst case scenarios for each of them before picking three finalists. Both end up with a different selection only for Producer Collin to break the tie and pick a team that's sure to stir up some controversy on Twitter. 2:10 - Flip the script series: Who's this year's Broncos?2:42 - Remembering the hype and disaster of the 2022 Broncos06:44 - Three warning signs of a disappointing season about to take place12:30 - Identifying the candidates for this year13:15 - Candidate: Jacksonville Jaguars19:37 - Candidate: New York Jets29:50 - Candidate: Baltimore Ravens36:14 - Candidate: Dallas Cowboys 42:52 - Candidate: Detroit Lions 47:21 - Candidate: San Francisco 49ers53:16 - Candidates: Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns 56:20 - The finalists 1:02:58 - The pick for 'This year's Broncos'See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/6/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 39 seconds
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Who's this year's Jaguars? Predicting the team that goes worst to first in 2023

Matt Harmon returns to the show after his cross country move to begin our new summer series titled Flip the Script: Where we look back at last year's biggest surprises and try and predict 2023's biggest team and fantasy player surprises.Dalton Del Don joins Harmon for the first installment of the series to try and identify this year's Jaguars- a team no one saw coming that went from worst to first. But first, the two discuss the fantasy and real life implications of DeAndre Hopkins being released by Arizona and what could be the best fit for him this season. The two also discuss the latest Jimmy G drama out of Vegas and the fantasy impact it could have on Josh Jacob and Davante Adams.When trying to determine 'this year's Jaguars' the two looked at the candidacy of all the teams that finished in last place last year and figured out a handful of finalists. At the end of the pod producer Collin steps in to break a tie to determine 'this year's Jaguars.' 3:40 - Fantasy implications and fits for DeAndre Hopkins after leaving Arizona10:12 - Dark horse fit for DeAndre Hopkins13:47 - Is Jimmy G injury news a fantasy scare for Adams, Jacobs?19:53 - Introducing our summer 'Flip the script' series20:35 - Who will be this year's Jaguars?22:33 - The candidates that can go worst to first26:50 - Candidate: New York Jets31:08 - Candidate: Cleveland Browns34:41 - Candidate: Denver Broncos43:21 - Candidate: Washington Commanders51:26 - Candidate: Chicago Bears55:31 - Candidates: Teams in NFC South not from Tampa Bay1:03:14 - Picking 'This year's Jaguars'1:04:07 - Why we couldn't pick the New York JetsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/1/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 49 seconds
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2023 First-round mock draft 1.0

While our dear host Matt Harmon makes his cross country move to Virginia, Scott Pianowski and Dalton Del Don hold down the fort for this week's pod with the season's first re-draft mock draft. With the NFL Draft and free agency in the rear view mirror it's never too early to start mocking. And for this one we have the entire Yahoo Fantasy staff pitch in.Pianowski and Del Don go pick-by-pick in a first round 12-team half PPR league format to see if Yahoo's fantasy staff made the right selection or if there was a better option on the table.By going through the first round, Pianowski and Del Don touch on some of the hottest debates this upcoming fantasy season: When is it too early to take Bijan Robinson? Can we still trust Cooper Kupp? Is Travis Kelce still a first rounder? Who's WR3?The two end the show with guys who didn't make the top 12 but could be potential first round options or highly coveted picks in the early second round.1:31 - Who should go number one overall?1:55 - One surprising stat about Justin Jefferson5:00 - Biggest concerns with CMC this season in SF8:38 - The case for Ja'Marr Chase to go number one overall12:13 - Why Jonathan Taylor is a safe bounce back pick this year16:09 - How Austin Ekeler has become a sure thing in fantasy18:40 - The "Hero Running Back" draft strategy19:33 - Can we trust Cooper Kupp to return to form?23:11 - The case for Bijan Robinson early in the first round26:45 - Is Travis Kelce still a viable first round pick?29:54 - How Tua's health impacts Tyreek Hill's fantasy value32:39 - Why Nick Chubb is ready for a career year34:36 - Does Stefon Diggs have the safest floor in 1st round?36:56 - Expect an early run of QBs in second roundSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/23/202341 minutes, 45 seconds
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Fantasy fresh starts and fascinating new beginnings this upcoming NFL season

It's a very sentimental episode of the podcast as our dear host Matt Harmon leads his very last one in Los Angeles before he makes the cross country move to Virginia. With Harmon set for a fresh start and new beginning we figured we could highlight the most interesting "fresh starts" this upcoming NFL season.Andy Behrens joins this special episode with Matt and to talk moving, marriage and Matt Ryan amongst other things. Harmon and Behrens discuss Ryan's transition to the CBS booth and if he could be considered a hall of fame candidate. The two also try to identify which young promising QBs in the AFC could end up having a Matt Ryan-like career.Andy and Matt then share their top 5 most fascinating fresh starts this year that could have major fantasy implications. While both kept their list secret ahead of time they each landed with the same team for the top pick.Producer Collin Brennan also makes his podcast debut to defend his beloved Dallas Cowboys and stirs a debate if there are any parallels between Matt Harmon's move and Aaron Rodgers' move to New York.1:37 - How Matt Harmon's cross country move is working out4:36 - Is Matt Ryan a hall of famer?9:43 - Which young AFC QB is this era's Matt Ryan, Philip Rivers?18:14 - Identifying favorite fantasy football 'fresh starts'19:44 - Does this new TE finally realize his potential in Cincy?24:46 - Why Nick Chubb has a truly fresh start in Cleveland28:54 - Another guy in Cleveland looking for a fresh start36:55 - Why a Dalvin Cook-Minnesota divorce is good thing for everyone43:23 - Why Sean Payton has the freshest of starts in Denver55:18 - The entire Ravens offense is hitting the refresh button58:18 - Calvin Ridley's new beginning in Jacksonville1:02:43 - Why Washington has a fresh start in more ways than one1:11:56 - Is Matt Harmon Aaron Rodgers?1:13:23 - Matt says goodbye to LASee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/19/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ranking the best rookie fantasy fits at QB, RB, WR, and TE

It's not just the prospect's talent that will matter on Sundays but their fits on their teams. Matt Harmon has the creator of the rookie scouting portfolio Matt Waldman join the show to rank the best rookie fantasy fits.Harmon and Waldman start with the top five running back fits and have a few surprises in the rankings. Both explain why the rookie running backs in Cincy and Tampa Bay could be steals in this year's draft.The two then rank the top five fantasy fits for receivers and why JSN could have Cooper Kupp like production in Seattle and why people shouldn't be afraid of what they hear Seahawks coaches say this offseason.Harmon and Waldman end the show with their top three tight ends and quarterbacks with one surprising dark horse TE in Miami.2:14 - Is this draft class good, very good (maybe even elite?)6:51 - What goes into making the Rookie Scouting Portfolio10:32 - Ranking the best rookie fantasy fits: RB15:16 - Darkhorse rookie fantasy fits at the RB position28:48 - Why Rams may have steal of the draft at RB34:19 - Ranking the best rookie fantasy fits: WR38:47 - Darkhorse rookie fantasy fits at the WR position47:34 - Why JSN can be Seattle's "Cooper Kupp"1:00:05 - Ranking the best rookie fantasy fits: TE1:02:02 - Why Miami may have the next Darren Waller1:05:47 - Ranking the best rookie fantasy fits: QBSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/17/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 46 seconds
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NFL Schedule release instant reactions: Time to officially buy the Detroit Lions hype?

The NFL schedule has finally arrived. While the release itself has taken on a life of its own, the offseason's final major event now provides not the 'what' but the 'when' of the season, as we can now visualize 'when' the season's defining moments will play out.Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don provide their instant reactions and identify which games will define the 2023 season and answer the most burning questions of the offseason.Are the Jets and Lions legit? Harmon and Del Don attempt to figure out which games will tell us if the darlings of the summer can match their offseason hype.Who's the biggest threats to the Chiefs and Eagles in their respective conferences? Harmon and Del Don pick the games that will tell us who the real contenders are in each conference.The two then wrap up the show with a rapid fire game to answer the other major questions of the season, including which game could decide who gets Caleb Williams next year.2:12 - First impressions of NFL schedule release5:42 - Here are the teams with at least 5 primetime games8:41 - Who's this year's Broncos (Nightmare on primetime team)?11:52 - Matt Harmon explains why the NFL hates your family18:08 - Who has hardest and weakest schedule?19:43 - How the schedule can answer biggest season's questions19:59 - When are we going to know the Lions are for real?24:28 - When will we know if the Jets are legit or not?30:27 - When we will know the biggest threats to Chiefs in AFC?40:44 - When will we know biggest threats to Eagles in NFC?42:17 - When will we know 49ers starting QB?46:17 - When are we going to know if Russell Wilson is broken or fixed?47:48 - When will Anthony Richardson be unleashed?56:11 - What game will decide who gets Caleb Williams?58:50 - Rapid fire takes on best revenge games See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/12/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 45 seconds
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Dynasty Mock Draft: Complicated decisions after Bijan Robinson

Now that the 2023 NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror and we know where this year's rookie prospects have all landed, it's a wonderful time to look at the class of '23 through the lens of a dynasty draft. When you're drafting in this longer-timeline format, it's good to weigh both the short-term and long-term prospects of each rookie.Joining Matt Harmon for this 24-pick mini-dynasty draft is Late Round's JJ Zachariason. Before diving into the picks themselves, the guys react to some reporting over the weekend that proposes that the Kansas City Chiefs may value Kadarius Toney as ther WR1 — a bold statement indeed.For the bulk of the show, however, the guys go turn-by-turn through a fake dynasty rookie draft. Now, the first pick is pretty easy with Atlanta's Bijan Robinson, but where do Matt & JJ value backs like Detroit's Jahmyr Gibbs and Seattle's Zach Charbonnet? And at what point in the draft should QBs like Anthony Richardson, Bryce Young & CJ Stroud be selected?2:15 - Buying the Kadarius Toney WR1 hype in 2023?11:30 - Dynasty Mock Draft Round 1: Bijan Robinson, Jahmyr Gibbs, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Jordan Addison, Zay Flowers, Quentin Johnson, Anthony Richardson, Zach Charbonnet, Dalton Kincaid, Devon Achane, Jonathan Mingo, Bryce Young47:36 - Dynasty Mock Draft Round 2: Jayden Reed, Marvin Mims Jr., Kendre Miller, Sam LaPorta, Josh Downs, CJ Stroud, Michael Mayer, Jalin Hyatt, Cedric Tillman, Roschon Johnson, Rashee Rice, Tank BigsbyCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/9/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 15 seconds
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Post-draft Fantasy Football Team Power Rankings

With coaching changes, free agency and the draft in the rear view mirror most rosters are set heading into training camp. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski reveal Yahoo's Fantasy Football Team Power Rankings for all 32 teams. Harmon breaks the 32 rankings into 3 tiers: The bottom tier, middle tier, top tier. The bottom tier being offenses that look like a mess or are complete unknown based on changes made this offseason. The middle tier is teams with potentially high ceilings but also very low floors with likely a few reliable fantasy starters. The top tier being teams with the majority of their skill players being dependable fantasy starters. Harmon and Pianowski explain why the Jets are still not in the top tier and why the Chiefs are not a top five fantasy offense. They also share why there's no debate who the number one team is. 1:45 - Explaining the Fantasy Football team power rankings format4:31 - Breaking down the 3 tiers of the power rankings4:49 - The bottom tier: Teams with messy or questionable offenses11:34 - Is there a scenario Kyler Murray doesn't even play this year?15:45 - Can we trust Green Bay in fantasy with Jordan Love at QB?18:06 - The Rams are Cooper Kupp... and bust?21:35 - What's one team in the bottom tier that can make a jump up?24:03 - Why Sean Payton has more of a leash than Russell Wilson in Denver25:55 - Why Washington is a darkhorse fantasy offense30:15 - The middle tier: The high variance tier of offenses 30:45 - Is Desmond Ridder holding back Atlanta offense from greatness?39:29 - Why the Jets aren't a top tier offense yet45:21 - The Top Tier: The elite fantasy offenses in the NFL45:52 - Who's the third best fantasy option in Kansas City behind Mahomes, Kelce?57:59 - Why there's zero debate who No. 1 isSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/5/20231 hour, 1 minute, 57 seconds
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NFL Draft recap: Identifying the 'day one' fantasy impact rookies

The NFL Draft is finally in the books which means our fantasy experts Matt Harmon, Dalton Del Don, and Andy Behrens can begin to dissect every angle of it.The three go over all the major skill position players (QB, RB, WR, TE) drafted and their fits and place the rookies into three categories: Major impact, maybe impactful, and least impactful.Harmon, Del Don and Behrens begin the show by trying to rationalize the 49ers decision to take a kicker in the third round and end the show by trying to make sense of the crowded WR rooms in Denver, Kansas City and the New York Giants.In between, the three discuss how Seattle's rookies could impact the fantasy implications for Kenny Walker, D.K. Metcalf and Tyler Lockett and also debate if D'Andre Swift is even a good fit in Philadelphia.3:08 - Sorting these rookie picks into 3 fantasy categories4:59 - Least impactful fantasy rookies11:14 - Rationalizing the 49ers taking a kicker in the 3rd round13:07 - Identifying the most impactful fantasy rookies13:56 - The case for Bijan Robinson to be RB122:20 - Is Dalton Kincaid a starting fantasy TE?29:40 -How viable fantasy-wise are Gibbs and LaPorta in Detroit?35:46 - Could Jayden Reed be WR1 in Green Bay?39:55 - Did Texans make a mistake trading up to No. 3 pick?45:54 - Where does Indy's Anthony Richardson rank in redraft?51:10 - Is Jordan Addison rookie WR1 in fantasy?53:15 - Why the D'Andre Swift trade to Philly isn't a good one fantasy-wise56:33 - How will Seattle's rookies impact Walker, Metcalf and Lockett's fantasy value?1:02:40 - Rapid Fire: Identifying the "maybe Impactful" group of rookiesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/1/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 26 seconds
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NFL Draft Round 1 fantasy (and real life) winners and losers

Round one of the NFL Draft is in the books and Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald break down every angle from a crazy first night.Harmon and McDonald provide their winners and losers for fantasy (and real life) implications for all the QBs, RBs, WRs, and TE taken in the first round. Harmon expresses his love for all the QB and WR fits but can't make sense of the Detroit Lions picks. McDonald, a devoted Falcons fan, shares his perspective on Atlanta drafting Bijan Robinson. Both agree Lamar Jackson may have been the biggest winner of draft night one with the new contract and addition of Zay Flowers. While both also agree no one had a rougher night than Will Levis. 2:49 - Initial reactions to the 1st round6:28 - QB Winners and Losers21:28 - We need to have a come to Jesus moment on betting on the NFL Draft23:08 - RB winners and losers30:28 - Why you can't compare Lions and Falcons drafting RBs34:48 - WR winners and losers49:54 - TEs winner and losers52:58 - Rapid fire winners and losers for O-line picksSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/28/20231 hour, 53 seconds
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The Fantasy Football Players' Dream Mock Draft

Of course for our last pod leading up to round 1 on Thursday we are doing a mock draft, might have heard of them… right? Except this mock draft will be a “fantasy football players’ dream mock draft” where we wish-cast the top skill guys into their best fits so they can be fantasy studs on Sundays.Matt Harmon and TheUndroppables' Tommy Mo mock the top QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs to their perfect fantasy home.But first, Matt and Tommy dissect all the fantasy angles from the Aaron Rodgers trade and what's next for the Green Bay Packers and the Jordan Love era. Matt also shares why he was pissed at the timing of the Rodgers trade.Matt and Tommy begin their mock draft 'wish-casting' with the top 5 QBs then move on to the top 8 RBs. They then finish the show with rapid fire rounds for the top 9 WRs and 4 TEs.2:41 - Why Matt Harmon was pissed when the Rodgers trade went down4:44 - Who won the Aaron Rodgers trade?8:56 - How does Rodgers impact Garrett Wilson's fantasy stock?11:08 - First impressions of Jordan Love era beginning in Green Bay14:38 - Fantasy Football Players' Dream Mock Draft15:29 - QBs: Bryce Young, CJ Stroud, Anthony Richardson, Will Levis, Hendon Hooker35:15 - RBs: Bijan Robinson, Jahmyr Gibbs, Zach Charbonnet, Tyjae Spears, Israel Abanikanda, Roschon Johnson, Zach Evans, Kendre Miller50:00 - WRs: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Zay Flowers, Jordan Addison, Quentin Johnston, Josh Downs, Jalin Hyatt, Cedric Tillman, Jonathan Mingo, Marvin Mims1:04:25 - TEs: Michael Mayer, Dalton Kincaid, Darnell Washington, Sam LaPortaSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/26/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 5 seconds
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2023 NFL Draft Positional preview: Tight Ends (and yes, it's a loaded class)

Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald wrap up their pre-draft positional preview series with a deep dive on the loaded tight end class as well as a quick look at the top offensive line prospects in this year's draft.But to begin the show, McDonald breaks down the 2023 "All-Juice" team and how he and Charles Robinson crafted the squad in honor of Terez Paylor. And as a friendly reminder, to help keep his memory alive you can purchase All-Juice Team merch at Breaking T, with proceeds going to Howard University and the University of Missouri. Before diving into this year's class, Harmon and McDonald look back at the last decade of tight ends that were taken in the first round and if there are any lessons to be learned from that and debate if we could see as many as three tight ends go on day one this year.To end the show, McDonald reveals his favorite offensive line man in this year's class and why one prospect stands, and maybe tweets, above the rest.1:59 - Breaking down the "All-Juice" team7:40 - Putting this loaded TE class into perspective09:27 - Are NBA PFs becoming NFL TEs?11:46 - Looking back at recent history of 1sr round TEs12:17 - Why its way too early to give up on Kyle Pitts18:12 - Why it takes so long for TEs to develop20:12 - Who's TE1? Mayer, Kincaid or Washington?21:04 - TE1: Michael Mayer23:54 - Buyer beware with TE3 Dalton Kincaid?25:30 - TE2: Darnell Washington32:59 - TE4: Sam LaPorta37:28 - TE5: Luke Musgraves40:16 - TE6: Tuker Kraft42:57 - Sleeper TE prospect: Zach Kuntz44:45 - Top offensive line prospects this year51:14 - A social media reminder about today's NFL prospectsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/21/202359 minutes, 11 seconds
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Teams that will shape the 2023 Draft: Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles

Matt Harmon and crew wrap up our “teams that will shape the draft” series with a deep dive into the best and worst team in the NFC from last year: The Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears.Harmon and Dalton Del Don also react to the news of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin announcing his return to football. They also determine if there's any fantasy implications of WR Allen Robinson heading to Pittsburgh in a trade with the Rams.Del Don and Harmon discuss Jalen Hurts' historic contract and what it means for the Eagles long term and what potential weakness on the roster they can address with their two first round picks. They also discuss what, if anything, can derail the Eagles from repeating as NFC champs this year.To end the show Chicago's finest Andy Behrens joins Harmon to discuss the state of the Chicago Bears. They evaluate how the Bears can win or lose the blockbuster trade with the Carolina Panthers and if it's fair for people to compare Justin Fields to Jalen Hurts.1:48 - Damar Hamlin returns to football3:15 - Reaction to Allen Robinson trade to Steelers8:38 - Domino effect of Jalen Hurts new contract for Lamar, Herbert, Burrow15:41- Teams that will shape the draft: Eagles19:39 - What are the Eagles weaknesses, draft needs?21:47 - The Eagles will not win NFC again because...35:19 - Teams that will shape the draft: Bears36:21 - How do the Bears win their blockbuster trade with Carolina?38:28 - DJ Moore's instant impact on Bears offense43:05 - How the Bears can lose the blockbuster trade with Panthers45:57 - Are Bears fully sold on Justin Fields as franchise QB?59:21 - What's the dream pick for the Bears at No. 9?1:03:50 - How quickly can the Bears turn it around?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/19/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 29 seconds
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2023 NFL Draft Positional preview: A deep dive on wide receivers (and why they are all so short)

We are officially two weeks away from the Carolina Panthers kicking off the 2023 NFL Draft. Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald dive into maybe the most perplexing and polarizing class of this draft season: The wide receivers.But before diving into the prospects, Matt and Charles look at what DeAndre Hopkins' trade market looks like postOdell Beckham Jr. signing with the Baltimore Ravens. Is Hopkins a good fit for the New York Jets? Should we expect Hopkins to be a draft day trade? Matt and Charles discuss both.While opinions are all over the place with this year's wide receiver draft class, Matt and Charles agree WR1 is Ohio State's Jaxon Smith-Njigba. The two detail what make him a legit prospect at the next level.And then there's the rest of them. Matt and Charles provide player comps for the top five in the class and share their favorite deep sleeper prospects for day two and three of the draft. 2:40 - What's next for DeAndre Hopkins after Odell signing?8:20 - 2023 WR Draft class a whole15:50 - WR1: Jaxon Smith-Njigba22:22 - WR2: Quentin Johnston29:53 - WR3: Jordan Addison36:36 - WR4: Zay Flowers41:21 - WR5: Jalin Hyatt47:00 - Favorite day 2-3 WR prospects1:01:25 - Deep WR sleeper prospectsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/14/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 45 seconds
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Teams that will shape the 2023 Draft: Seattle Seahawks & Las Vegas Raiders

Of course the NFL had to make news over Easter weekend. Odell Beckham Jr. is officially a Baltimore Raven and we have our fantasy experts Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don break down all the real life and fantasy implications of the big move.With the Sacramento Kings set to break the longest playoff drought in the major four sports this weekend, Matt and Dalton also look at which NFL team is primed to break their postseason drought in 2023.Meanwhile, the NFL Draft is so close you can taste it. We continue our 'Teams that will shape the 2023 draft series" as we dive into the state of the Seattle Seahawks and Las Vegas Raiders - two teams potentially going in opposite directions.Matt and Dalton look at how the Seahawks haven't rebuilt but retooled after the historic Russell Wilson trade a year ago. They also debate if it makes sense for Seattle to consider a QB in the top 10 or build a 'win-now' team around Geno Smith.To finish the show, Matt has NBC Sports' Lawrence Jackson Jr. on to discuss where exactly the Las Vegas Raiders franchise is headed this year and why their decision with the No. 7 pick will reveal what they really think of Jimmy Garoppolo as their quarterback.2:26 - Breaking down the Odell Beckham Jr. signing for Ravens and Lamar Jackson13:08 - Who's ending their long NFL playoff drought this year between the Jets, Broncos and Lions?16:14 - One year later: Is the Russell Wilson trade the most lopsided deal in NFL history?24:08 - Should Seattle draft a QB or go "all in" with Geno Smith?43:50 - Is Jimmy G an upgrade over Derek Carr in Vegas?58:30 - Are the Raiders serious about drafting a QB this year?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/12/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 48 seconds
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2023 NFL Draft Positional Preview: Quarterbacks (and why we're having 2018 QB class flashbacks)

In this month-long lead up to the 2023 NFL draft at the end of April, it seems like all of the discussion has centered around the top four quarterbacks, who could all likely be selected with the top four picks. After discussing the 2023 class of running backs last week, Matt Harmon and Charles McDonald spend today's podcast finally diving into this year's blockbuster QB draft class in Alabama's Bryce Young, Ohio State's CJ Stroud, Florida's Anthony Richardson & Kentucky's Will Levis.Before they talk about this year's class, the guys spend the first 20 minutes of the show looking back at the 2018 QB class and the odd similarities between this year's prospects and that year's group, which included Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen & Lamar Jackson.For the bulk of the episode however, they talk about how Young, Stroud, Richardson & Levis are being evaluated by NFL front offices, their green flags, their red flags and why it's very likely we could see all four be selected with the top four picks, but not in the order you might imagine.At the tail end of the pod, they discuss Tennessee's Hendon Hooker and other wild card QBs who may be of interest later in the draft.0:00 - Introduction & revisiting the 2018 QB class18:10 - Alabama QB Bryce Young27:50 - Ohio State QB CJ Stroud33:15 - Florida QB Anthony Richardson44:15 - Kentucky QB Will Levis52:05 - Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker59:15 - Any wild card QBs deeper in the draft?Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/6/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 59 seconds
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Teams that will shape the 2023 Draft: Indianapolis Colts & Detroit Lions

Our teams that will shape the draft series rolls on this April with the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions. Matt Harmon is joined at the top of the show by our very own Scott Pianowski to report on the pulse of the Lions franchise, but before that they tackle a few pressing news stories.First, they talk about the Tennessee Titans reportedly being interested in trading up for the third overall pick, currently held by the Arizona Cardinals. Next, they talk about Dalvin Cook's recovery from a February shoulder surgery and whether he may be shopped by the Minnesota Vikings later this offseason. Closing out the news segment, Matt & Scott discuss reports that the New England Patriots may have tried to trade Mac Jones this offseason amid purported animosity between the former first round QB and Bill Belichick.Next, Matt & Scott dive into what the Detroit Lions could do in this year's draft, with both the 6th and 18th overall draft picks. With a strong roster that barely missed out on the playoffs, could they take a QB with their first pick in an attempt to find a long-term solution after the Jared Goff era? Or will they bolster their offensive and defensive lines and possibly add a tight end replacement to TJ Hockenson?Afterwards, Matt is joined by Yahoo Sports senior NFL writer Charles Robinson to get an insider's take on the Indianapolis Colts, who, with the 4th overall pick in the draft, certainly have their eyes on a QB. But could that QB be Lamar Jackson instead of one of the 4 top incoming rookies? Charles explains all of the different scenarios that could befall the Colts in what is shaping up to be a chaotic draft.0:00 - Introduction & a Star Wars tangent7:40 - Tennessee interested in trading up for 3rd overall pick?12:55 - Dalvin Cook's recovery from shoulder surgery & Minnesota's backfield15:45 - Are the Patriots shopping Mac Jones?23:50 - What will the Detroit Lions do with the 6th and 18th draft picks?42:35 - Colts want a QB, but will they get the one they want at 4th overall?Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/5/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 51 seconds
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2023 NFL Draft Positional Preview: Running Backs

With the 2023 NFL Draft officially one month away, it's time to start breaking down the positions that matter most to fantasy managers, starting with the running backs. Matt Harmon is joined by Yahoo's own draft expert Charles McDonald to take an extended look at the running back position ahead of April's draft.Of course, if you've been paying attention, Bijan Robinson from Texas and Jahmyr Gibbs of Alabama may be the two names you're most familiar with, but the guys take the time to dive into some of the lesser-known names, likely day-three picks and lottery tickets that you might very well need to be aware of come this September when they're playing on NFL rosters.00:00 - Introduction & NFL uniforms to allow '0'8:00 - What to make of the 2023 draft class as a whole20:00 - Texas RB Bijan Robinson33:30 - Alabama RB Jahmyr Gibbs38:20 - UCLA RB Zach Charbonnet41:30 - Texas A&M RB Devon Achane, Texas RB Roschon Johnson, Tulane RB Tyjae Spears50:25 - TCU RB Kendre Miller, Georgia RB Kenny McIntosh, Pitt RB Israel Abanikanda & Ole Miss RB Zach EvansCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/31/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 52 seconds
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Teams that will shape the 2023 Draft: Carolina Panthers & Houston Texans

It's (almost) April - which means it's absolutely time to dive fully in to the 2023 NFL Draft. All April (and we're including the last week of March in this), we'll be rolling out podcast episodes devoted to breaking down the draft from a team angle and from a positional angle.Today kicks off the team portion of that exercise, as Matt Harmon is joined by Underdog Fantasy's Josh Norris and Football Outsiders' Rivers McCown to look at the teams picking at the top of next month's draft: the Carolina Panthers and Houston Texans.Before they dive into that analysis, Matt & Josh talk about a pair of news items in Lamar Jackson's trade request from the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers top brass indicating that Brock Purdy will be the starter in 2023 (if he returns from an elbow injury in time).For the bulk of the podcast, Matt and Josh discuss the Carolina Panthers' offseason, whether they are more likely to pick CJ Stroud or Bryce Young with the first overall pick & how the new-look Panthers offense with key additions like Adam Thielen and Miles Sanders will undoubtedly be a friendly place for whatever QB is drafted in one month's time.At the back half of the show, Matt and Rivers dive into the Houston Texans' offseason, if they should be happy with the 2nd overall pick, the state of the offense & who the Texans should be targeting with the 12th overall pick and beyond.5:55 - Lamar Jackson wishes to be traded12:55 - San Francisco's QB situation in 202323:25 - Carolina's offseason & choice with the 1st overall pick50:30 - Houston's offseason & how they will pick at 2nd & 12th overallSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/29/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 14 seconds
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Fantasy free agency losers & ranking this season's RB moves

Earlier in the week, we did free agency winners; today Matt Harmon is joined by Upper Hand Fantasy's Faraz Siddiqi to look at the other side of the coin: the big losers in the 2023 free agency period.Before diving into that, the guys take a look at some recent news and notes from the wire including the Cleveland Browns trading for former Jets WR Elijah Moore and those very same New York Jets signing Mecole Hardman. They also chat about possible DeAndre Hopkins trade locations and Ezekiel Elliott's reported preferred landing spots.For the bulk of the podcast, they talk about who they believe were the big on-field losers in free agency, including the Tampa Bay and Denver WR corps, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Jakobi Meyers & more.Wrapping up the show, Matt ranks the entire offseason's RB carousel and talks about the backs whose positions have improved, stayed the same or worsened a little bit as a result of free agency.2:50 Browns trade for Elijah Moore; Jets add Mecole Hardman9:40 Ezekiel Elliott's preferred destinations14:05 Who should trade for DeAndre Hopkins?18:00 2023's biggest free agency losers43:05 Re-assessing the RB landscapeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/24/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 7 seconds
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Fantasy free agency winners: why Justin Fields and Dak Prescott are set up for success in 2023

With the bulk of the 2023 NFL free agency season in the rear view mirror, Matt Harmon is joined by Yahoo's very own Scott Pianowski to chat about who they feel were the big winners coming out of this season of player movement.They kick off the podcast, however chatting about all sides of the recent trade between the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans, which sent WR Brandin Cooks to Dallas. The guys discuss how this shores up the Cowboys offense & why the recent spate of Houston Texans additions (TE Dalton Schultz, RB Devin Singetary, extending OT Laremy Tunsil) makes them an interesting team to keep an eye on in 2023.Then, after talking about the Carolina Panthers adding WR Adam Thielen and the Chicago Bears signing RB D'Onta Foreman, Matt & Scott break down their big winners in this month's free agency period, including Dak Prescott, Justin Fields, Rashaad Penny and more.4:45 Dallas Cowboys trade for Houston Texans WR Brandin Cooks; Texans follow up with Tunsil, Schultz, Singletary signings22:20 Panthers sign former Vikings WR Adam Thielen27:10 Chicago Bears sign RB D'Onta Foreman33:50 Free Agency Winners: Rashaad Penny, Justin Fields, Dak Prescott, Mike Gesicki, Rhamondre Stevenson & moreCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/21/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 36 seconds
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Aaron Rodgers boards the Jets, could Patriots make a big WR trade, Cowboys part from Zeke & more free agency reactions

Most of the NFL's juiciest player moves occurred during the early-week "legal tampering" period, but as free agency kicked off in earnest on Wednesday, there were still plenty of signings for fantasy managers to feast on. The biggest move wasn't even technically a transaction, as the endlessly introspective Aaron Rodgers announced his intention to be traded to the New York Jets, but nothing will be official until the Green Bay Packers sort out trade compensation with his team of the future.Matt Harmon is joined by Fantasy Life's Dwain McFarland to look at all of the biggest moves from Wednesday and Thursday, starting off with a deep-dive on the Jets offense with Rodgers at the helm. How high up should managers draft sophomore WR Garrett Wilson next year? What about third-year WR Elijah Moore who had an intriguing first season in New York, but found himself in the doghouse for much of 2022?Later, Matt and Dwain talk about the New England Patriots signing JuJu Smith-Schuster and whether they could be in the market to trade for a Cardinals or Broncos wideout. They also react to the week's news that the Dallas Cowboys would be releasing RB Ezekiel Elliott and they talk about their favorite potential Zeke landing spots.Wrapping up the show, they discuss moves made by the Carolina Panthers & run through a number of other free agency additions, including a trio of lesser QB moves in Baker Mayfield, Jacoby Brissett & Gardner Minshew & three RBs who signed new deals in David Montgomery, Jamaal Williams & Alexander Mattison.3:55 Aaron Rodgers' fantasy fit with the New York Jets offense14:55 New England Patriots sign JuJu Smith-Schuster, could be in the market for a WR trade30:30 Ezekiel Elliot to be cut by Dallas Cowboys40:00 New homes for Baker Mayfield, Jacoby Brissett & Gardner Minshew48:00 Carolina Panthers sign Miles Sanders, could add another WR53:50 David Montgomery goes to Detroit, Jamaal Williams to New Orleans & Alexander Mattison stays in Minnesota61:30 Grab bag moves: Giants sign two WRs; Robert Tonyan; Braxton Berrios; Orlando Brown;Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/17/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 22 seconds
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Bears/Panthers trade, Ekeler requests out of LA, offensive linemen galore & more takeaways from free agency's first 48 hours

Though free agency only technically begins on Wednesday afternoon, Monday and Tuesday's "legal tampering period" gives football fans much to discuss in terms of player movement ahead of the 2023 NFL season.Matt Harmon is joined by 4for4's John Daigle to recap all of the biggest transactions from this early-week period, but first kick things off with Friday night's news that the Carolina Panthers traded for the Chicago Bears' first overall pick in exchange for four future picks and WR DJ Moore. The guys talk about why it's a great trade for both teams, how Carolina can get their QB of the future and Chicago can bolster a weak WR room with one of the best wideouts available this offseason.Next, they talk about Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler requesting a trade and why it's potentially a tough market for free-agent RBs at the moment. For the rest of the show, Matt and John run through a boatload of teams and their bigg offseason moves: the Las Vegas Raiders signing Jimmy Garoppolo and trading away Darren Waller, the Houston Texans beginning to put a "not embarrassing" roster together, the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons spending money on offensive line, the Miami Dolphins trading for CB Jalen Ramsey and more.2:30 Latest on the status of Aaron Rodgers7:20 Bears trade 1st overall pick to Carolina Panthers for four picks, DJ Moore17:10 LA Chargers RB Austin Ekeler explores a trade21:00 Las Vegas Raiders add Jimmy Garoppolo, trade Darren Waller to NYG33:10 Houston Texans inching towards respectability with FA signings so far37:30 Denver Broncos moves show they are going run-first43:41 49ers make a splash with...Sam Darnold?46:15 Atlanta Falcons go heavy on OL and defense50:10 Miami Dolphins trade for Jalen Ramsey, add QB Taylor Heineke53:40 Is retaining Michael Thomas a move that will benefit the New Orleans Saints?56:00 Minnesota Vikings add a blocking TE to beef up run game, support Hockenson59:40 Kansas City Chiefs make an offensive line move62:20 Philadelphia Eagles add RB Rashaad Penny & lose key defensive piecesCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/15/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 4 seconds
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Playing QB matchmaker with 17 teams that could ride the QB carousel

What happens next with Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson will absolutely be the focus at the start of the NFL's free agency period next week, despite the fact that neither are technically free agents. Since quarterback is the most important position, Matt Harmon and his guest, the NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, take a look at a whopping seventeen teams who could be making some sort of QB move in the coming months and play a massive game of QB matchmaker.Lamar to the Buccaneers? Baker Mayfield to the Falcons? Ryan Tannehill to the Commanders? Yes, all the most bizarre choices have made it into the show. Listen as Matt and Patrick spin the QB carousel and place new quarterbacks in just about half of the league's franchises.1:55 Update on Lamar Jackson's non-exclusive franchise tag7:10 Veteran-needy teams: New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals, Washington Commanders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers24:10 Eyes on a rookie QB: Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Las Vegas Raiders, Atlanta Falcons & Carolina Panthers39:25 Looking at a radically different future: Green Bay Packers & Baltimore Ravens43:45 The Lurkers: Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans & Los Angeles RamsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/9/20231 hour, 34 seconds
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2023 scouting combine standouts, Carr to Saints, Lamar's non-exclusive franchise tag & Giants keep Jones & Barkley

The 2023 NFL scouting combine is only a couple days in the rear view mirror, yet with this weeks news stories as the franchise tag deadline hit on Tuesday afternoon, it feels like it may have been three months ago. Nevertheless, Matt Harmon is joined by NFL.com draft expert, our old friend Eric Edholm!Matt opens the show discussing the New York Giants signing QB Daniel Jones to a long-term extension while placing the franchise tag on Saquon Barkley. Then Matt & Eric discuss former Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr signing with the New Orleans Saints, the Seattle Seahawks extending QB Geno Smith, Jacksonville Jaguars WR Calvin Ridley's reinstatement & a pair of RBs receiving the franchise tag in Dallas' Tony Pollard and Las Vegas' Josh Jacobs.Later in the show, Eric delivers all of his thoughts from last week's scouting combine, including breakdowns of the four top QBs (Bryce Young, CJ Stroud, Anthony Richardson & Will Levis), and two most coveted RBs (Bijan Robinson and Jahmyr Gibbs).In the middle of their combine discussion, the guys react live to the news that Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson has received the non-exclusive franchise tag and now may seek a deal with any of the other franchises in the league.Closing out the episode, Matt and Eric discuss a trio of WRs (Jaxson Smith-Njigba, Jordan Addison and Quentin Johnson) and Eric shouts out all of the TEs who could be of value to fantasy managers down the line coming out of this year's rookie class.0:25 New York Giants extend Daniel Jones and place franchise tag on Saquon Barkley7:15 Derek Carr signs with New Orleans Saints12:50 Geno Smith stays in Seattle for three more years17:10 Calvin Ridley reinstated with Jacksonville Jaguars20:30 Cowboys Tony Pollard & Raiders Josh Jacobs receive franchise tag24:40 Combine QBs: Bryce Young, CJ Stroud, Anthony Richardson & Will Levis53:35 Combine RBs: Bijan Robinson and Jahmyr Gibbs1:04:25 Lamar Jackson receives non-exclusive franchise tag from Baltimore Ravens1:10:05 Combine WRs & TEs: Jaxson Smith-Njigba, Jordan Addison and Quentin JohnsonCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/8/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 10 seconds
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4 tiers of NFL coaching changes this offseason

Matt Harmon and Frank Schwab go through each head coach and offensive coordinator change that has happened during this NFL offseason and rank them according to which ones should have the largest fantasy impact.Before they dive into that, the guys go through all of the news coming out of the GM and head coach press conferences at the NFL Scouting Combine. What will the 49ers do at QB? Will the Cardinals trade DeAndre Hopkins? Where will Leonard Fournette land after being released by the Bucs? The guys talk through it all before spending the second half of the episode talking about coaches in new places.02:40 Jaguars to place franchise tag on TE Evan Engram05:15 49ers considering signing veteran QB09:30 Cardinals not sure if DeAndre Hopkins will be traded14:45 Buccaneers release Leonard Fournette17:30 Bengals not sure if Joe Mixon will be back20:20 Giants release Kenny Golladay24:30 Carolina Panthers31:40 Baltimore Ravens36:20 Denver Broncos40:35 Indianapolis Colts43:25 Washington Commanders45:40 Los Angeles Chargers47:55 Los Angeles Rams / Kansas City Chiefs / New England Patriots52:20 Dallas Cowboys / Philadelphia Eagles / Tennessee Titans / Tampa Bay Buccaneers56:50 Houston Texans / New York Jets / Arizona CardinalsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/3/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 3 seconds
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Fantasy Football Lessons Learned: WRs & TEs

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don get to enjoy themselves, for a while, and talk about lessons learned at the WR position from the 2021-22 NFL season before having to talk about what happened to the TE position.They start at the top, with Justin Jefferson as WR1 and the lessons we can take away from his awesome season before wondering if he’d be the #1 WR picked next year or if Ja’Marr Chase is ready to pass him.After working their way through the top 12 WRs with lessons for each one of them, mostly that we should trust the talent and ignore everything else when it comes to elite WRs, the guys move on to trying to solve the TE position.Matt believes that this last season was an aberration for TEs and that they’ll come back to reality next year, while Dalton is more concerned about whether it’s (again) time for him to fade Travis Kielce.02:15 Lessons Learned: Wide Receiver06:40 Rookie WRs08:00 WR1 Justin Jefferson11:10 WR12 Ja’Marr Chase12:40 WR2 Tyreek Hill14:35 WR3 Davante Adams19:40 WR4 Stefon Diggs23:40 WR5 A.J. Brown27:25 WR6 CeeDee Lamb33:40 WR7 Jaylen Waddle39:10 WR8 Amon-Ra St. Brown41:45 WR9 Amari Cooper45:10 WR10 DeVonta Smith48:40 WR11 Christian Kirk53:15 Lessons Learned: Tight End60:15 TE1 Travis KelceCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/28/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 11 seconds
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Fantasy Football Lessons Learned: Quarterbacks

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go through the top 10 fantasy QBs for the 2022 NFL season and the lessons they learned along the way that will guide their fantasy football drafts in 2023.The guys talk about the steep cliff there was between the top 4 fantasy QBs this season and everyone else, making the argument against the popular “Late Round QB” strategy. They also discuss rushing QBs and whether they’re worth the injury risk to get the fantasy value from them.The top fantasy QB for the season was Patrick Mahomes, and most of the lessons learned are about how no other QB can justifiably be compared to him. However, there was plenty to learn from guys like Josh Allen (high floor), Jalen Hurts (influx in talent helps), Geno Smith (we should’ve seen it coming), Trevor Lawrence (coaching matters) and more.02:15 Late round QB?04:20 Steep cliff at QB in 202210:40 Rushing QBs15:10 Patrick Mahomes23:00 Josh Allen26:50 Jalen Hurts32:00 QB aging curve44:00 Joe Burrow46:15 Geno Smith50:45 Justin Fields54:15 Kirk Cousins55:45 Trevor Lawrence58:40 Daniel Jones61:10 Jared Goff63:25 Who should be the QB in SF?Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/22/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 57 seconds
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8 Fantasy Football Lessons Learned: Running Backs

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens get together to discuss what they learned, as fantasy football experts, about the running back position this past season and how they’ll use that knowledge to adjust how they handle it next season.The guys figured that the best way to talk themselves through the top RB lessons learned was to attach one lesson to each of the top 8 RBs in fantasy football last season, with a couple of overachievers added to the end.Find out why you shouldn’t talk about injuries when preparing for your fantasy football draft, why we should’ve seen Saquon Barkley’s big season coming, why Derrick Henry is just different than other RBs and why Andy Behrens might be the GOAT.05:45 Austin Ekeler11:50 Christian McCaffrey19:00 Josh Jacobs26:00 Derrick Henry32:00 Nick Chubb36:00 Saquon Barkley39:15 Tony Pollard43:25 Jamaal Williams49:05 2022 RB OverachieversCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/21/202356 minutes, 40 seconds
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32 NFL offseason fantasy questions

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don go through all 32 NFL teams in this podcast, with a fantasy football-relevant question for each one of them.This podcast is a riot, between Dalton’s aggravations over how the 49ers playoff run ended (and how fans are treating Trey Lance this offseason) and Matt going through the pros and cons of Aaron Rodgers’ darkness retreat, there are plenty of moments that will make you laugh out loud.Find out why Matt thinks the Falcons will be great for fantasy managers next season, who Dalton has picked for the Super Bowl (you won’t be able to guess either team), where the guys think Aaron Rodgers and Derek Carr will be in 2023, whether Mike McDaniel was smoking weed on the sidelines of a playoff game and a lot more.03:10 Chicago Bears05:40 Houston Texans07:05 Arizona Cardinals09:15 Indianapolis Colts11:40 Denver Broncos14:35 Los Angeles Rams17:05 Las Vegas Raiders19:45 Atlanta Falcons24:20 Carolina Panthers25:30 Cleveland Browns27:10 New Orleans Saints29:00 New York Jets32:20 Tennessee Titans33:45 Green Bay Packers36:25 New England Patriots37:25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers38:50 Washington Commanders41:15 Detroit Lions43:55 Jacksonville Jaguars45:55 Miami Dolphins49:00 Pittsburgh Steelers51:30 Seattle Seahawks52:40 New York Giants54:30 Baltimore Ravens57:15 Los Angeles Chargers58:40 Dallas Cowboys59:50 Cincinnati Bengals62:30 Minnesota Vikings63:30 San Francisco 49ers69:30 Buffalo Bills70:30 Philadelphia Eagles74:00 Kansas City ChiefsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/15/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 18 seconds
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Super Bowl LVII Recap: Mahomes or Hurts in fantasy next year?

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski to recap the Kansas City Chiefs’ exciting 38-35 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII, but the conversation pretty quickly turns to next year’s fantasy value for Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts, Travis Kielce, Isiah Pacheco, Miles Sanders and just about everyone else who played in this game.The guys start off by talking about the late-game penalty that kept the Eagles from being able to make a game-winning (or overtime-forcing) drive at the end of regulation, and the Eagles classy response to the flag, before turning their attention to the game and the talent on both of these rosters.Patrick Mahomes is on his way to becoming the best QB in the history of the league, the AFC is absolutely loaded, and the Eagles are still probably the most talented roster in the entire NFL. This may not be the last time we see either of these teams, or both of these teams, in the Super Bowl over the next few years.The guys have some fun conversations on if they’d rather have Mahomes or Hurts on their fantasy team next year, what the Eagles’ backfield could look like, how Ryan Tannehill must’ve felt watching A.J. Brown in the Super Bowl, and what lessons the rest of the NFL can take away in terms of drafting and developing QBs.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/13/202349 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge at Super Bowl LVII: Stefon Diggs, Justin Fields & Myles Garrett

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler joins Matt Harmon from Radio Row in Phoenix, Arizona leading up to Super Bowl 57 for the season finale of Ekeler’s Edge.The guys spend some time catching up, including Austin talking about the Chargers’ heartbreaking playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars and getting a new offensive coordinator in Kellen Moore, and discussing their plans for the offseason.After that, the guys sit down with Buffalo Bills WR Stefon Diggs to talk about maybe the most QB talent we’ve ever seen at one time in the NFL before they chat with Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields about improvements his team is trying to make in the offseason.The show closes out with Matt and Austin talking with Cleveland Browns pass rusher Myles Garrett about his dog and his thoughts on more potential rule changes coming to the NFL.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/10/202352 minutes, 5 seconds
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Super Bowl preview, Pro Bowl recap & an early NFL Draft preview

Matt Harmon returns, along with Charles McDonald, to talk about everything that is going on and has gone on over the last week.The guys kick things off by discussing the news, starting with a couple of NFL legends retiring (A.J. Green & Tom Brady) and ending with a bunch of new head coaches around the league (Frank Reich to the Panthers, Sean Payton to the Broncos, DeMeco Ryans to the Texans, etc.). They also dig in on some new coordinators, including Kellen Moore taking over the Chargers’ offense.Charles talks about what he liked and didn’t like while on the ground in Las Vegas for the Pro Bowl festivities before telling the story of why he wasn’t able to get into this year’s Shrine Bowl, but he’s not too high on this year’s draft class anyway.Matt and Charles then discuss some offseason and preseason takes on the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs, and how both teams have made those takes look stupid in hindsight.Finally, we end with Charles reintroducing himself to Andy Reid and talking about Mac & cheese.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/8/202351 minutes, 53 seconds
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Conference Championship Recap: Chiefs & Eagles win with defense

Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab break down both the AFC and NFC Championship games from over the weekend, talking about Brock Purdy’s injury in the 49ers loss and Patrick Mahomes playing through a high ankle sprain to lead the Chiefs to victory.The guys start by talking about the Philadelphia Eagles, who cruised to another easy win after their outstanding pass rush knocked both Brock Purdy and Josh Johnson out of the game, leaving the San Francisco 49ers without any options at QB.What are the Eagles’ offseason plans at RB? And is Brock Purdy a shoe-in to be the 49ers starting QB next season or could Tom Brady join this franchise?After that discussion, the guys talk about the officiating that ended the Cincinnati Bengals’ hopes against the Kansas City Chiefs and marvel at just how good Patrick Mahomes is.Finally, Scott and Frank give their very early Super Bowl picks against the spread and explain why they’re picking the teams they are.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/30/202357 minutes, 39 seconds
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Conference Championship Preview: Burrow flying under the radar & Purdy’s biggest test yet

Matt Harmon is joined by his Fantasy Football Live co-hosts Andy Behrens and Tank Williams to preview both the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend.First, the guys tackle a bit of news. They talk about the Carolina Panthers hiring Frank Reich to be their head coach and whether or not it will pull Matt back into being a Panthers fan.They they discuss the New York Jets hiring former Broncos head coach Nathanial Hackett to be their offensive coordinator and debate if it’s simply a move to recruit Aaron Rodgers to New York.Finally, they get to the games. First up is 49ers at Eagles, a matchup of arguably the two best defenses and two of the best offenses in the NFL this season. This is the biggest test of rookie QB Brock Purdy, on the road against a great defense in the playoffs, and they’re all eager to see how he does.The guys finish off the episode by talking about Bengals at Chiefs, a surprisingly even matchup that centers around the health of Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. Don’t count out the defending AFC Champion Bengals, though, and star QB Joe Burrow.02:00 Panthers hire Frank Reich to be their new head coach10:00 Jets hire Nathaniel Hackett to be their new OC17:20 49ers at Eagles40:00 Bengals at ChiefsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/27/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
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Divisional Round Recap: Mahomes on one leg, the Eagles are loaded & Dak’s performance was unacceptable

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens recap the first 3 games of the NFL Playoffs Divisional Round, but not before having a debate over whether it is still considered the best weekend for football each year.They start off by talking about Patrick Mahomes, who fought his way through a high ankle sprain to lead the Chiefs to a win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. There’s a bigger challenge waiting for him in the Bengals next week, but maybe he just needed a good night of sleep?Andy and Matt agree that Jaguars fans should be happy with their team’s season and excited for what the next few years holds with this young, talented group.The Eagles absolutely overwhelmed the Giants, as many probably expected, but the Giants had a good season and now have some decisions to make about Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley.Joe Burrow and the (underrated) Cincinnati Bengals played a near perfect game in the snow of Buffalo, while Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs struggled to carry the rest of the Bills further in the playoffs.Finally, Dalton Del Don takes Andy’s spot to give us a boots on the ground report from the 49ers’ win over the Dallas Cowboys.04:00 Chiefs 27, Jaguars 2017:55 Eagles 38, Giants 730:05 Bengals 27, Bills 1049:25 49ers 19, Cowboys 12Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/24/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 6 seconds
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Divisional Round Preview: Cowboys are underrated, Jags look like the 2021 Bengals & America’s teaser picks

Matt Harmon, Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab go over all four of the NFL playoff games coming up this weekend and preview each one in great detail, including where they would put their own money if they were betting on them.Frank is reminded of the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals that went to the Super Bowl when he looks at the 2022 Jacksonville Jaguars, and he wouldn’t be surprised to see an upset in Kansas City.Scott is worried about Jalen Hurts, who hasn’t played a great game in about a month, and wonders if the Giants can find a way to slow that Eagles offense down.Matt is begging Josh Allen to calm down and stop making stupid mistakes. He could get away with it against the Dolphins, but it’ll be a very different challenge against the defending AFC Champion Cincinnati Bengals.Finally, the guys agree that the Dallas Cowboys are underrated and could win the Super Bowl this year. They face what might be their toughest challenge this week, in San Francisco against the 49ers.02:55 Jaguars at Chiefs20:55 Giants at Eagles35:00 Bengals at Bills50:15 Cowboys at 49ersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/20/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 22 seconds
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Wild Card Recap: The end of Brady in TB, historic Charger-ing & Daniel Jones sinks the Vikings

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens recap all six of the games from a wildly entertaining NFL Wild Card weekend and look ahead to the offseason plans for the teams that were eliminated.Dak Prescott and Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore really shined on Monday night, effectively ending Tom Brady’s time with the Buccaneers. He likely won’t find a home with the 49ers, who continue to get impressive performances from rookie QB Brock Purdy and an offense filled with playmakers.The Chargers blew a 27-0 lead to lose to the Jaguars, and it’s mostly the fault of their run game that has struggled all season. The Bills put up a terrible performance against the Dolphins, who fought against the play clock just as much as they battled against the Bills.In “The Fraud Bowl”, the Vikings lived up to (bad) expectations but the Giants (and QB Daniel Jones) might have something special brewing. If nothing else, they’ve built an ecosystem that free agents will be eager to join this offseason.Finally, the Bengals squeaked by Tyler Huntley and the Ravens, who have to figure out what’s going on with Lamar Jackson and then figure out their offensive identity going forward.01:50 Cowboys 31, Buccaneers 1412:05 49ers 41, Seahawks 2324:25 Jaguars 31, Chargers 3038:20 Bills 34, Dolphins 3147:20 Giants 31, Vikings 2458:15 Bengals 24, Ravens 1767:00 Last Treviso Babes UpdateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/17/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 13 seconds
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Wild Card Preview: The Fraud Bowl, Brock Purdy as a young Tom Brady & great surfer hair

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab to preview all six of this weekend’s NFL playoff games for Wild Card weekend in great detail.The guys tackle the games in order, starting with the Seahawks-49ers game and a conversation about rookie QB Brock Purdy (with lots of comparisons to 2001 Tom Brady). The group is split on who will be the winner of Chargers-Jaguars, but they might be aligned when it comes to which QB has the better head of hair.The Dolphins have no hope against the Bills, so the preview of that game inevitably leads to talk about Justin Fields’ sack rate. The Giants-Vikings game is referred to as “The Fraud Bowl” because nobody believes in either team, although Daniel Jones is awesome and K.J. Osborn might have some interesting props this weekend.The Ravens can barely field an offense but their defense should be enough to make the first half against the Bengals interesting. Meanwhile, which version of Dak Prescott will show up in Tampa on Monday night?01:40 Seahawks at 49ers18:20 Chargers at Jaguars33:20 Dolphins at Bills44:55 Giants at Vikings57:15 Ravens at Bengals67:20 Cowboys at BuccaneersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/13/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 58 seconds
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2022 Year-End Fantasy Football Awards

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski close the book on the 2022 regular season by coming up with their own year-end fantasy football awards and handing them out to the lucky winners.Find out who was the fantasy MVP, the fantasy rookie of the year, which team had the most variety of scapegoats, who we wasted the most oxygen on and a lot more, including a few minutes where Matt and Scott discuss their favorite books.Before wrapping things up, the guys also crown the best waiver wire pickup of the season and the most disappointing season-ending injury for fantasy football in 2022.02:50 2022 Fantasy MVP09:55 2022 Fantasy Rookie of the Year19:30 The Touchdown Allergy award22:40 “Extra Glass” in the film room award26:30 The “Island of Hell” award27:30 “Moving is an Adventure” award29:15 Best fantasy ecosystem31:55 The Polaroid award (slow-developing rookie WR)34:10 2nd year WR most likely to end up in the dog house next season38:00 Unlikeliest Buddy Cop Show Award40:55 Worst Narrative award44:00 The Scapegoat Variety award46:50 The Wasted Oxygen award50:20 The Waiting for Godot Award / Book Chat56:00 The most disappointing season-ending injury of the fantasy season57:00 The best waiver wire pickup of the season60:35 The “This League Moves Fast” award62:20 The Al Capone’s Vault Award65:00 The “there’s zero chance that I would be able to convince you this was real if I had a time machine and traveled back to the summer to tell you this one specific thing” awardCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/12/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Recapping the 2022 season & Chargers/Jaguars playoff preview

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is back with Matt Harmon for the final episode of Ekeler’s Edge of the season. Together, the guys look back at the amazing year Austin had as fantasy football’s RB1 before looking ahead to the Chargers’ playoff game against the Jaguars this weekend.The show kicks off with some positive news on Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin before recapping the season that was for Austin. As per usual, he’s already put his great performance behind him and is wondering how high he’s going to go in fantasy drafts next year.The guys also talk about the slow start to the season that Austin had, which is where he was when the Chargers faced the Jaguars in week 3 of this season. Things are quite a bit different now for both the Chargers and Jaguars, but Austin explains that there is still a lot to learn from their early-season matchup that can be used on Saturday.One more time, the guys play a round of ‘Fantasy Toss-Up’, this time including DFS prices to help fantasy players determine which guy to take when building their lineups for Wild Card weekend.Finally, we end the show with the final installment of the Ask Austin mailbag. Find out the difference between DI and DII college football budgets (and transportation), Austin’s thoughts on NFL expansion, and his takeaway from Coach Staley leaving in the starters during the week 18 loss to the team’s Broncos.01:00 Damar Hamlin positive updates07:15 Austin’s fantasy season23:00 Chargers/Jaguars Wild Card preview31:30 Justin Herbert’s 1st playoff game34:10 Fantasy Toss-Ups!35:00 Geno Smith vs. Tom Brady36:55 Daniel Jones vs. Brock Purdy38:50 Christian McCaffrey vs. Austin Ekeler41:45 Travis Etienne vs. Kenneth Walker43:15 Brandon Aiyuk vs. Christian Kirk44:40 Josh Palmer vs. Tyler Boyd46:00 Ask Austin mailbag46:15 Austin making money for fantasy players49:00 Experience playing football for a small school52:20 Staley leaving in the starters in week 1856:00 Thoughts on international NFL expansionCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/11/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 11 seconds
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Week 18 Recap: Cardinals fire Kingsbury, Lions bury the Packers, Seahawks & Jaguars are playoff-bound

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don to recap all of the craziness from week 18, which featured a lot of teams resting their starters or with nothing to play for. That didn’t stop the Detroit Lions, though, who played for pride and kept the Green Bay Packers out of the playoffs.The guys talk through all of the games, paying special attention to the teams that missed out on the playoffs and what questions they will face in the offseason. The Arizona Cardinals kicked off their offseason by opening up their head coach and GM positions, leading Matt and Dalton to wonder who would want that job.After marveling at the one-year turnaround of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Matt and Dalton also marvel at what Pete Carroll and Geno Smith were able to do wtih the Seattle Seahawks in the post-Russ era. Also, what would a Sean McVay-led rebuild look like for the Rams?Love Smith gave the Texans two middle fingers on his way out the door and we loved it, the Panthers players did everything they could to win Steve Walks a job, a Ronald Jones sighting, a Kenny Golladay TD, and singing Happy Birthday to George Kittle’s grandmother are all included on this very fun episode!02:55 Lions 20, Packers 1609:10 Bills 35, Patriots 2314:15 Bengals 27, Ravens 1615:30 Jaguars 20, Titans 1622:45 Seahawks 19, Rams 1629:20 Dolphins 11, Jets 632:35 Texans 32, Colts 3136:55 Vikings 29, Bears 1339:35 Panthers 10, Saints 741:20 Chiefs 31, Raiders 1344:00 Eagles 22, Giants 1646:20 Commanders 26, Cowboys 649:30 Steelers 28, Browns 1454:30 49ers 38, Cardinals 1358:35 Broncos 31, Chargers 2861:30 Falcons 30, Buccaneers 17Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/10/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 24 seconds
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Week 18 Fantasy Preview: Who will play and who will rest?

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don and former NFL safety Tank Williams to preview all of the NFL games from week 18 with an eye towards betting and DFS.Obviously, the health of Damar Hamlin and the mental health of all NFL players and coaches hangs over this final week of football, and the guys take time to discuss some positive updates and some stories from Tank’s playing career that provide a bit more context about what comes next.However, with playoff berths on the line, eventually the focus switches to the games and the motivations of each team heading into them. There are some teams that will use this week to rest their starters (Bucs, Giants, Chargers), some that need a win to play again next week (Packers, Jaguars, Titans), and others that are just looking to protect their seeding or potentially move up.It’s a difficult week to navigate, but the guys have you covered with plenty of suggestions and opinions that you can follow or fade as you prepare for the football weekend.06:15 Chiefs at Raiders12:35 Vikings at Bears15:50 Giants at Eagles19:00 Patriots at Bills28:00 Ravens at Bengals35:45 Panthers at Saints41:50 Rams at Seahawks45:50 Cowboys at Commanders49:45 Browns at Steelers53:15 Buccaneers at Falcons56:45 Cardinals at 49ers61:20 Titans at Jaguars65:15 Chargers at Broncos67:25 Jets at Dolphins70:25 Texans at Colts72:20 Lions at PackersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/5/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 24 seconds
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Update on the status of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin

Following a very scary situation on Monday Night Football, Matt Harmon gives an update on the health of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin and explains why we're not publishing an episode of Ekeler's Edge this week.Click here to donate to Damar Hamlin's toy drive fundraiserSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/4/20235 minutes, 55 seconds
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Week 17 Recap: Mike Evans is back, Cam Akers is fixed & Davante Adams is QB-proof

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens to recap week 17 in the NFL, also typically known as fantasy football championship week. The guys discuss some big performances, a few duds, and look ahead for a couple of teams who are already out of playoff contention.We kick the show off with a recap of the very fun “backup QB bowl” between Jarrett Stidham (and the Raiders) and Brock Purdy (and the 49ers), but very quickly work our way towards the outstanding offensive performances by Tom Brady, Mike Evans and the rest of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers…who are a team nobody wants to play in the playoffs.Noted Bears fan Andy implores the team to protect Justin Fields at all costs before the guys try and figure out what to make of the current four-game winning streak from the Green Bay Packers.The Dolphins season looks like it’s slipping away due to Tua’s concussion issues, Damien Harris ate into most of Rhamondre Stevenson’s fantasy value, we still don’t trust anyone on the Chiefs besides Mahomes & Kelce, and the Jaguars didn’t have to play hard (or for very long) to put away the Texans.This is a fun episode as the guys go through all of the games played on Sunday, including another 2-TD performance by our guy Austin Ekeler!03:50 49ers 37, Raiders 34 (OT)10:45 Buccaneers 30, Panthers 2419:50 Lions 41, Bears 1026:55 Packers 41, Vikings 1734:45 Patriots 23, Dolphins 2139:35 Chiefs 27, Broncos 2444:20 Jaguars 31, Texans 346:05 Chargers 31, Rams 1050:30 Seahawks 23, Jets 653:30 Giants 38, Colts 1058:50 Saints 20, Eagles 1061:40 Falcons 20, Cardinals 1963:40 Browns 24, Commanders 1066:35 Steelers 16, Ravens 13Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/2/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 1 second
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Week 17 Fantasy Preview: Championship week is a disaster!

Matt Harmon is joined by Marvin Elequin and Dalton Del Don to preview all of the week 17 NFL games from a fantasy angle during championship week (in most fantasy football leagues).Unfortunately, for the teams that are still alive in fantasy, this week is a mess. Or a disaster. However you want to describe it, it’s probably bad for the players on your team.Many teams have no motivation to win this week, so there are plenty of questions about who will play and for how long. Will Christian McCaffrey play past halftime? What about Travis Etienne and Trevor Lawrence? Will Austin Ekeler play or rest?The guys do their best to sort it all out, and end up talking quite a bit about Stefon Diggs’ diet, rooting against Tom Brady, curses upon George Kittle, and combining Greg Dortch and Rondale Moore into a single player.02:20 Bears at Lions08:40 Vikings at Packers12:40 Broncos at Chiefs17:20 Jaguars at Texans20:00 Rams at Chargers24:00 Jets at Seahawks26:50 Saints at Eagles32:30 Cardinals at Falcons38:20 49ers at Raiders43:35 Dolphins at Patriots45:45 Panthers at Buccaneers50:45 Browns at Commanders53:15 Colts at Giants56:25 Steelers at Ravens59:00 Bills at BengalsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/30/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 54 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Raiders bench Carr, Lamb makes the leap & Lions/Bears shootout coming

Matt Harmon is joined by fellow stat nerd Dalton Del Don for another episode of Stat Nerd Thursday. Together, the guys come up with one stat for all 32 teams and also preview the Thursday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans.The guys talk a lot about this weekend’s game between the Bears and Lions in Detroit, and what a great setup that is for fantasy players in championship weekend. They also talk a bit about Russell Wilson losing his athleticism seemingly overnight and if he can be fixed with a new Broncos coach.Cam Akers and D’Onta Foreman both showed last week that an Achilles injury is not a career-ender for running backs anymore, but how much can we believe in them this week? Also, how dark will things get for the Raiders against the 49ers now that they’ve benched Derek Carr in favor of Jarrett Stidham?Dalton has one, and only one, reason for maybe not starting Trevor Lawrence this week. Matt wants to see what the Dolphins offense looks like with Teddy Bridgewater in place of Tua, who is back in the concussion protocol. Neither guy can figure out which Chiefs RB to play. This is a must-listen podcast if you’re trying to set your lineup to win the league this week.01:50 Houston Texans03:50 Chicago Bears06:20 Arizona Cardinals08:25 Denver Broncos10:20 Indianapolis Colts13:25 Atlanta Falcons15:00 Los Angeles Rams16:45 Carolina Panthers21:00 Cleveland Browns23:00 Las Vegas Raiders28:45 New Orleans Saints30:25 Detroit Lions33:10 Green Bay Packers36:15 Jacksonville Jaguars37:20 New England Patriots38:55 New York Jets39:45 Seattle Seahawks41:30 Pittsburgh Steelers42:30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers45:45 Washington Commanders48:50 Miami Dolphins50:35 New York Giants52:05 Los Angeles Chargers54:00 Baltimore Ravens54:50 Cincinnati Bengals55:35 San Francisco 49ers58:00 Buffalo Bills59:05 Kansas City Chiefs61:30 Minnesota Vikings64:10 Philadelphia Eagles66:00 TNF: Cowboys at TitansCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/29/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: J.J. Watt announces retirement, Chargers clinch playoff berth & more ‘Fantasy This-or-That’

Fresh off a win over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football, Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler sits down with Matt Harmon to talk about returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2018 and discusses the news of J.J. Watt retiring at the end of this season.The guys also do another round of “Fantasy This-or-That” where they debate two players that are similarly ranked for the upcoming week and tell managers in the fantasy championship which one they would recommend starting.We close out the show by catching up on the Ask Austin mailbag, where the guys talk about Austin’s first time in the Wildcat, what goes into benching a player for a mistake and whether Austin being an NFL player helps him in fantasy football.04:15 NEWS / J.J. Watt will retire after this season07:40 Chargers 20, Colts 318:35 Chargers resting starters in final weeks?21:20 Fantasy This or That: Week 16 recap23:45 Trevor Lawrence vs. Jared Goff26:20 Brock Purdy vs. Tom Brady27:35 Cam Akers vs. Brian Robinson30:25 D’Onta Foreman vs. A.J. Dillon32:55 Michael Pittman vs. Mike Evans34:40 Drake London vs. Jahan Dotson36:50 Ask Austin - Austin in the wildcat vs. MIA39:30 Ask Austin - Players getting benched for mistakes43:10 Ask Austin - Does playing give you fantasy insight?Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/28/202247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Week 16 Recap: Broncos fire Hackett, Eagles remain fantasy’s best team, Tua & Brady look bad

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski to recap all of the NFL games that happened on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in week 16 of the NFL season, an important week for fantasy football matchups.The guys kick off the podcast with breaking news that the Denver Broncos have fired first-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett before recapping Denver’s ugly loss to the Rams on Sunday. They also dive into the other Sunday games, including another bad outing from Tua and Tom Brady looking a lot like 2011 Tim Tebow.While talking through the Saturday games, Matt marvels at the WR clinic put on by DeVonta Smith and CeeDee Lamb while Scott gives credit to Daniel Jones for having a very under-the-radar season despite playing well for the Giants.Steve Walks might be earning the head coaching job in Carolina, and Matt and Scott are both rooting for the Panthers to win the NFC South and make it to the playoffs. Also, wasn’t it fun to see the Buffalo Bills win with their running game for once?When we get to some of the less interesting games, Matt and Scott call in some Christmas favors and skip talking about them. You’ll know which ones.02:00 NEWS / Broncos fire HC Nathaniel Hackett06:20 Rams 51, Broncos 1410:45 Packers 26, Dolphins 2019:45 Buccaneers 19, Cardinals 1627:00 Chiefs 24, Seahawks 1029:20 Vikings 27, Giants 2433:40 Cowboys 40, Eagles 3439:55 Panthers 37, Lions 2346:30 Bengals 22, Patriots 1852:55 Bills 35, Bears 1354:10 Steelers 13, Raiders 1056:10 49ers 37, Commanders 2060:00 Texans 19, Titans 1460:30 Saints 17, Browns 1060:40 Ravens 17, Falcons 9Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/26/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 15 seconds
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Week 16 Fantasy Preview: Bad weather, backup QBs & star WRs

Matt Harmon is joined by both Dalton Del Don and Scott Pianowski to preview all of the Saturday, Sunday and Monday NFL games happening in week 16 with an eye towards fantasy football.Many of the games talked about will have freezing temperatures, snow and strong gusts of wind that could play big roles in passing games around the country. The guys talk about that and also about Californians inability to deal with weather of any sort.Matt struggles to figure out which TE he’ll start on his own fantasy teams while Dalton talks up Aaron Rodgers, DK Metcalf and D.J. Moore. Meanwhile, Scott can’t figure out what to do with K.J. Osborn and would take almost any rushing yardage prop bet for Derrick Henry against the Texans this week.Scott also explains the PBI (Pianow Backup Index) and uses it throughout the podcast to explain the offensive impact of each team that is starting a backup QB in week 16.02:20 Packers at Dolphins07:40 Seahawks at Chiefs14:50 Giants at Vikings20:15 Eagles at Cowboys27:20 Lions at Panthers30:35 Bengals at Patriots33:40 Bills at Bears37:00 Raiders at Steelers40:30 Commanders at 49ers46:30 Broncos at Rams49:00 Texans at Titans53:55 Falcons at Ravens57:10 Saints at Browns62:05 Buccaneers at Cardinals64:55 Chargers at ColtsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/23/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 37 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: New starting QBs for Cardinals, Colts & Eagles could mess up the fantasy playoffs

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don to provide one stat for all 32 NFL teams, and along the way the guys end up talking about games on Christmas Day, the running back market in free agency this offseason and the ranking of QBs if you were building a franchise right now.Unlike most weeks, when the guys start with the best teams in the league and work down to the worst, they go from worst to first this week and uncover a few fantasy gems on the league’s worst teams along the way.Find out which Broncos RB might just win your fantasy football playoff game this week, why a new QB in Indianapolis probably doesn’t boost the fantasy value of Michael Pittman, and which run defense has been on fire for the last month (the answer will surprise you!).Matt and Dalton also check in on their Mike Evans vs. Gabe Davis bet, and conclude that they were both wrong and should’ve trusted their guts in the preseason instead of digging into the numbers.Finally, the guys preview a very important (for playoff reasons) Thursday night game between the Jaguars and Jets and explain why it may not be a good game for fantasy managers.00:45 NFL games on Christmas & Christmas Eve02:40 Houston Texans06:00 Chicago Bears07:50 Los Angeles Rams09:40 Denver Broncos11:25 Arizona Cardinals13:15 Indianapolis Colts15:50 New Orleans Saints19:05 Carolina Panthers21:20 Atlanta Falcons23:30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers28:15 Pittsburgh Steelers30:15 Las Vegas Raiders31:45 Green Bay Packers34:45 Cleveland Browns35:55 Tennessee Titans37:20 Seattle Seahawks40:00 New England Patriots42:50 Detroit Lions44:25 Washington Commanders45:35 Miami Dolphins47:05 Los Angeles Chargers49:55 New York Giants50:50 Baltimore Ravens52:05 San Francisco 49ers55:00 Dallas Cowboys56:45 Cincinnati Bengals62:25 Minnesota Vikings63:00 Kansas City Chiefs65:10 Buffalo Bills66:25 Philadelphia Eagles68:45 TNF: Jaguars at JetsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/22/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Austin’s Pro Bowl campaign video, fantasy debates & former Chargers TE Antonio Gates

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is back with Matt Harmon for another great episode of Ekeler’s Edge. This week, the guys talk about the Pro Bowl campaign video the Chargers’ social media team put out and play a game of “this or that” as a fantasy debate before welcoming former Chargers TE Antonio Gates to the show.The guys also discuss, with each other and then later with Antonio Gates, the Chargers moving into playoff position and what they need to do to finish the job and get into the postseason.During the fantasy debates, find out where Austin and Matt come down on the following toss-ups in week 16:Brock Purdy vs. Aaron RodgersDaniel Jones vs. Derek CarrJ.K. Dobbins vs. James ConnerJerick McKinnon vs. Alvin KamaraGarrett Wilson vs. Zay JonesCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/21/202239 minutes, 21 seconds
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Week 16 Pickups: Injury updates, Dotson on fire & waiver wire etiquette

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens to break down the news coming out of Week 15 in the NFL before diving into what is left on waiver wires, but not before laying out some crucial waiver wire etiquette.First, the guys discuss the disappointing news coming out regarding Jonathan Taylor’s high ankle sprain and what a blow that is for fantasy teams. Then the guys spend time talking about Trevor Lawrence, who is ascending to one of the highest tiers of fantasy QBs right now.After a brief lesson on waiver wire etiquette, Andy explains why you should be adding Tyler Allgeier or Jahan Dotson to your team (especially if you’re still alive in the playoffs). Also, which “cheat code” QB/TE hybrid is the right answer this week?Finally, Matt and Andy tell you who to drop, who to hold on to, and give an update on Matt’s mom’s fantasy league.05:05 NEWS / Jonathan Taylor high ankle sprain12:15 NEWS / Jaguars LT Cam Robinson torn meniscus18:20 NEWS / Jets QB Mike White (ribs) has “a lot of hurdles to clear”24:30 NEWS / Packers waive WR Sammy Watkin25:40 SNF: Giants 20, Commanders 1237:00 Waiver Wire Etiquette41:45 Waiver Wire Pickups: Running Backs49:05 Waiver Wire Pickups: Wide Receivers & Tight Ends56:35 Waiver Wire Pickups: Brock Purdy60:05 Drops64:10 Hold On Loosely67:35 Treviso Babes UpdateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/20/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 7 seconds
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Week 15 Recap: McKinnon is the answer in KC, Trevor Lawrence is making a leap & takeaways from Saturday

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski to recap the Sunday NFL action, which included a lot of exciting finishes but not a lot of big fantasy football performances, and talk about their takeaways from the Saturday games, as well.The guys kick off the show by talking about last week’s RB1, who might also end up this week’s RB1, Chiefs RB Jerick McKinnon. They also talk about the Jeff Driskel positional eligibility discourse.After that, they break down a few games that didn’t help us a lot in fantasy before diving into another great Trevor Lawrence game, this time against the Dallas Cowboys, and talk about where he’ll likely rank next season amongst fantasy QBs.Matt and Scott really only talk about the NFC South teams because they have to. It’s that time of the year and they’re over watching bad teams, and the entire NFC South is bad.Jalen Hurts and Justin Fields, who played against each other this week, should both run less than they are now to lower their chances for injury. Diontae Johnson, on the other hand, should catch more passes but not go in the end zone…for history’s sake.Finally, the guys talk about what they liked or didn’t like from Saturday’s games including a new #2 WR in Minnesota, a new offensive gameplay from the Dolphins, and maybe a new relevant fantasy RB.03:35 Chiefs 30, Texans 24 (OT)13:20 Chargers 17, Titans 1416:40 Lions 20, Jets 1723:30 Jaguars 40, Cowboys 34 (OT)31:05 Bengals 34, Buccaneers 2335:00 Saints 21, Falcons 1838:30 Eagles 25, Bears 2042:00 Raiders 30, Patriots 2444:40 Steelers 24, Panthers 1647:15 Broncos 24, Cardinals 1551:00 Saturday takeawaysCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/19/20221 hour, 42 seconds
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Week 15 Fantasy Preview: Bad week for QBs, Jeff Driskel as the new Taysom Hill & a big week for Ekeler

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski to preview all of the Saturday, Sunday and Monday NFL games happening in Week 15 to help you win your fantasy football playoff matchup.Can you trust Dallas Goedert this week? Is Miles Sanders a terrible fantasy football analyst? What can we expect from Desmond Ridder (and will he help Drake London)? Lots of questions are answered in this very fun episode.Andy makes the pitch that Texans QB/TE Jeff Driskel might be the new Taysom Hill (at least for fantasy) and Scott implores you, the listener, to start Zonovan Knight against the Lions this week.Nobody is thrilled with Travis Etienne’s fantasy value since the Jaguars, for some reason, never seem to throw him the ball and Austin Ekeler is set up for a big game through the air against the Titans.Tom Brady’s issues in Tampa Bay are diagnosed (it’s the offensive line’s fault) but they won’t be fixed against a very good Bengals team that is getting healthy at the right time. Also, we’re excited about the Colts WRs against a bad Vikings defense but can we trust Matt Ryan’s arm?Sit down and get comfortable, these guys are handing out loads of fantasy football insight and advice that you’ll want to have in your back pocket while setting your lineups this week.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/16/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 9 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Kittle needs more targets, Chubb & Saquon are slowing down

Matt Harmon is joined by guest co-host Rich Hribar for a very special episode of Stat Nerd Thursday, where the guys provide one stat for all 32 teams and preview the Thursday night game between the 49ers and Seahawks.Find out why it’s pointless to complain about the Cowboys’ backfield committee, how high is too high for Isiah Pacheco, what killed the Ravens offense, and what is Ja’Marr Chase’s role if Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins miss this week’s game.Can you start Tua in fantasy this week? Can you start Saquon Barkley? We know Terry McLaurin is efficient but do the Commanders pass enough for him to be fantasy relevant? Is any offense worse than the Denver Broncos?Matt and Rich implore people to stop fighting about Jared Goff, realize they we should’ve predicted the Buccaneers offense would be mediocre, and wonder what to make of Drake London with a new starting QB in Atlanta.All of this and much more in a fun episode of Stat Nerd Thursday!02:10 Philadelphia Eagles05:55 Buffalo Bills09:25 Dallas Cowboys11:40 Kansas City Chiefs15:30 Minnesota Vikings17:50 Baltimore Ravens21:00 Cincinnati Bengals23:30 Miami Dolphins28:00 New York Giants30:40 Washington Commanders32:30 Los Angeles Chargers34:50 New England Patriots36:45 New York Jets38:50 Tennessee Titans40:15 Detroit Lions42:40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers45:10 Atlanta Falcons47:10 Carolina Panthers48:10 Cleveland Browns50:20 Green Bay Packers51:45 Jacksonville Jaguars54:00 Las Vegas Raiders55:45 Pittsburgh Steelers56:25 Indianapolis Colts58:10 Arizona Cardinals59:30 Los Angeles Rams61:05 New Orleans Saints62:45 Chicago Bears63:55 Denver Broncos67:00 Houston Texans67:15 TNF 49ers at SeahawksCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/15/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: The Chargers’ offensive identity, rest vs. rust & A.J. Brown on joining the Eagles

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is joined by Matt Harmon in another fast-paced episode of Ekeler’s Edge. This week, the guys talk about the team’s win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday night and chat with Philadelphia Eagles WR A.J. Brown.While talking about the great performance by the Chargers defense and Justin Herbert, Austin blames Los Angeles’ offensive identity as a pass-first team for putting him on pace to break the record for the most receptions by a RB in NFL history.The guys then open up the mailbag and debate rest vs. rust for teams that clinch an early playoff spot and discuss what “limited practice” means for guys dealing with injuries.They close out the show with Philadelphia Eagles WR A.J. Brown, who talks about getting a lot more attention on a big market team and how underrated Jalen Hurts and DeVonta Smith are.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/14/202233 minutes, 52 seconds
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Week 15 Pickups: Injury updates, Mariota benched for Ridder & Herbert shines vs. Tua

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens break down Monday’s news coming out of week 14 of the NFL schedule before diving into some waiver wire recommendations for teams that need help in week 15Deebo Samuel’s ankle is probably bad enough that you should drop him, even though Brock Purdy has the 49ers’ offense cruising.The Atlanta Falcons put Marcus Mariota on IR, clearing the path for rookie QB Desmond Ridder. At the same time, the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins are hoping for big games from their respective QBs (Mike White & Tua Tagovailoa).Speaking of Tua, he was terrible in the Dolphins’ loss on Sunday night football to a Los Angeles Chargers team that might be getting healthy at exactly the right time.The guys cover the breaking news of the Dallas Cowboys signing WR T.Y. Hilton before diving into their recommendations for who to grab on your waiver wire and who you should consider dropping from your active roster.01:40 NEWS / 49ers QB Brock Purdy oblique MRI06:45 NEWS / 49ers WR Deebo Samuel high ankle sprain08:00 NEWS / Jets QB Mike White day-to-day with rib injury10:05 NEWS / Falcons name QB Desmond Ridder as their starter, QB Marcus Mariota placed on IR13:15 NEWS / Andy Dalton remains Saints starting QB16:00 NEWS / Panthers WR D.J. Moore is day-to-day with knee sprain17:50 NEWS / Bengals WRs Tyler Boyd finger injury & Tee Higgins hamstring injury20:25 News / Ravens QB Tyler Huntley “seems good to” John Harbaugh22:15 Chargers 23, Dolphins 1738:00 NEWS / Cowboys sign WR T.Y. Hilton40:00 Waiver Wire Pickups / Running Backs47:10 Waiver Wire Pickups / Wide Receivers50:25 Waiver Wire Pickups / Quarterbacks52:30 Waiver Wire Pickups / Tight EndsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/13/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 26 seconds
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Week 14 Recap: Lions deep at WR, Saquon struggles again & Purdy stars in 1st start

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski talk their way through all 10 of the NFL games that were played during the day on Sunday in Week 14, a week that included a ton of injuries and backup QBs and some bounce back fantasy performances from some unheralded QBs.D’Andre Swift went back to his normal usage but the Detroit Lions’ offense is fun because of how deep their WR room is and how good Jared Goff is playing.Trevor Lawrence showed exactly why he was the #1 overall pick with a virtuoso performance against the Titans, although it paled in comparison to what Jalen Hurts did against the New York Giants (and what Jalen Hurts seemingly does every week).Josh Allen put his body on the line to get a win against the New York Jets, but it raised the question if there are any good fantasy players on the Buffalo Bills besides Allen and Stefon Diggs.Deshaun Watson played terribly again, as did the Dallas Cowboys (who should’ve lost to the Houston Texans), and Patrick Mahomes played with his food until Russell Wilson rallied the Denver Broncos back before leaving with a scary head injury.Brock Purdy showed that just about any QB can be good in the San Francisco 49ers offense, the Carolina Panthers showed that they can beat almost anybody, and J.K. Dobbins looked good in a very ugly game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.02:40 Lions 34, Vikings 2314:40 Jaguars 36, Titans 2224:15 Eagles 48, Giants 2229:10 Bills 20, Jets 1236:50 Bengals 23, Browns 1043:00 Cowboys 27, Texans 2347:20 Chiefs 34, Broncos 2855:10 49ers 35, Buccaneers 761:40 Panthers 30, Seahawks 2464:50 Ravens 16, Steelers 14Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/12/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 2 seconds
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Week 14 Fantasy Preview: Derrick Henry health questions, Brock Purdy debate & the return of MANdrews

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens and Dalton Del Don to preview all of the week 14 games in the NFL with an eye towards fantasy football.They kick off the show with an appreciation of Jalen Hurts, who has been so good this season that he and Patrick Mahomes might screw up the Offensive Player of the Year award, and slightly less appreciation for Daniel Jones.The Jets upset the Bills with Zach Wilson as their QB, so why are the Bills so heavily favored this week? The guys explain why, and talk about Zonovan Knight’s role in the New York offense before switching their attention to the Detroit Lions and D’Andre Swift’s health.Derrick Henry’s health is one of fantasy football’s most important questions right now. Are the Titans hiding an injury? Also, is there any reason to expect Deshaun Watson will be less terrible this week against a good Bengals defense?What can we expect from the Cowboys playmakers if we think their game against the Texans will be over by halftime? Who will split the 1 TD the Broncos are going to score against the Chiefs? Can we count on anyone with the Chiefs besides Mahomes and Kelce?Andy and Dalton have a hilarious debate about 49ers rookie and new starting QB Brock Purdy before talking about just how good Geno Smith has been this season. Also, Tyler Huntley taking over as the Ravens QB should mean good things for Mark Andrews.Find out what to expect from the Dolphins RBs in “The Acho Bowl” and why Kyler Murray seems so unhappy in Arizona in this very fun episode!02:30 Eagles at Giants07:40 Jets at Bills17:00 Vikings at Lions22:20 Jaguars at Titans30:55 Browns at Bengals36:25 Texans at Cowboys40:10 Chiefs at Broncos48:50 Buccaneers at 49ers58:00 Panthers at Seahawks61:25 Ravens at Steelers64:50 SNF Dolphins at Chargers70:20 MNF Patriots at CardinalsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/9/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 16 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Tom Brady isn’t washed, Derrick Henry’s wearing down & Brock Purdy’s big opportunity

It’s Stat Nerd Thursday! That means that Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don to provide you with one stat for all 32 NFL teams that will make you a smarter fantasy football manager.Find out how Jalen Hurts and A.J. Brown have brought out the best in each other, if James Cook is taking over the backfield for the Buffalo Bills, and why Lamar Jackson’s injury is good news for Mark Andrews’ fantasy value.The guys also talk about Brock Purdy’s opportunity as the starting QB for the San Francisco 49ers, wonder if Saquon Barkley and Derrick Henry are wearing down, and discuss Rhamondre Stevenson’s “Kamara-like” usage with the New England Patriots…but not before explaining why Tom Brady isn’t washed up.Finally, the guys preview the Thursday night matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Rams and marvel at the season that Davante Adams is having without Aaron Rodgers throwing him the ball.02:25 Philadelphia Eagles08:00 Minnesota Vikings13:15 Buffalo Bills15:35 Dallas Cowboys18:00 Kansas City Chiefs19:30 Baltimore Ravens21:30 Cincinnati Bengals24:50 Miami Dolphins27:00 San Francisco 49ers31:15 New York Giants32:55 New York Jets35:55 Seattle Seahawks37:10 Tennessee Titans40:10 Washington Commanders41:35 Los Angeles Chargers43:20 New England Patriots44:40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers46:50 Cleveland Browns50:30 Detroit Lions53:50 Pittsburgh Steelers54:40 Atlanta Falcons55:40 Green Bay Packers57:15 Indianapolis Colts58:00 Arizona Cardinals59:05 Carolina Panthers59:55 Jacksonville Jaguars61:30 New Orleans Saints62:50 Denver Broncos64:40 Chicago Bears65:45 Houston Texans66:40 TNF Preview: Raiders at RamsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/8/20221 hour, 13 minutes
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Ekeler’s Edge: Moving past the Raiders game, Herbert’s growth & CeeDee Lamb stops by

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon are back for another great episode of Ekeler’s Edge. In this one, Austin talks about the mistakes he made in the team’s loss to the Las Vegas Raiders and trying to overcome that disappointment to focus on the next game.We open up Austin’s fantasy rosters to see how his teams are doing and which players helped or hurt him this season, which leads to a conversation about 2023 draft strategy and if fantasy managers should be taking QBs and TEs in the first round.In the Ask Austin mailbag, Ekeler talks about why running backs aren’t paid as much as other positions and discusses where his motivation comes from (and why it’s good to not have a goal or direction).Finally, Matt chats with Dallas Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb about his own fantasy team (and when his brother drafted him before CeeDee has the chance) and if he wants Odell Beckham Jr. to join the potent Cowboys offense.01:50 Raiders 27, Chargers 2014:20 Austin’s fantasy teams24:30 Ask Austin Mailbag24:50 Running backs being devalued?27:50 Steep drop-off for RBs?32:50 What’s Austin’s motivation?39:00 How do NFL players get their body used to start/stop?50:50 Treatment/recovery from injury42:50 Austin on Justin Herbert48:30 CeeDee Lamb interviewCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/7/20221 hour, 1 minute, 30 seconds
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Week 14 Pickups: Late bye weeks, lots of injuries & Cowboys/Colts recap

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens get together to go through all of the news around the NFL following week 13, including the Carolina Panthers waiving QB Baker Mayfield and an injury that will keep Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson out for a while.After getting through the news, the guys recap an impressive blowout win by the Dallas Cowboys over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football and talk about how good (and underrated) WR CeeDee Lamb is. They also discuss Michael Gallup, who looks great now that he’s healthy and might make it pointless for the team to sign Odell Beckham Jr.The list of guys available on the waiver wire for week 14 is not quite as bad as it has been in the last few weeks, so the guys go over an exciting list that includes James Cook, Nico Collins and Jared Goff. They also take a break to talk about how great Garrett Wilson is.Finally, they give their recommended drops and “Hold on loosely” candidates before providing a quick update on the Treviso Babes league.02:30 NEWS / Lamar Jackson is “unlikely” to play in week 14 vs. PIT09:45 NEWS / Dolphins place OT Austin Jackson on IR15:25 NEWS / Seahawks RB Ken Walker “jammed” his ankle18:40 QB News Roundup26:45 SNF Recap: Cowboys 54, Colts 1939:15 Waiver Wire Pickups: Running Backs48:40 Waiver Wire Pickups: Wide Receivers56:30 Waiver Wire Pickups: Quarterbacks61:35 Waiver Wire Pickups: Tight Ends63:20 Drops66:15 Hold on loosely69:20 Treviso Babes updateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/6/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 18 seconds
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Week 13 Recap: Jimmy G out for the season, Davante Adams’ dream role & the value of rookie WRs

Following a wild afternoon of games, Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski get together to recap all of the biggest fantasy performances from week 13 in the NFL.The guys kick off the show with a recap of the San Francisco 49ers’ win over the Miami Dolphins, which saw Jimmy Garoppolo go down with a broken foot that will leave San Francisco with their third starting QB of the season.After that, the guys discuss the Cincinnati Bengals’ riveting win over the Kansas City Chiefs, including the frustration with trying to pick a Chiefs WR to bet on in fantasy football.Does anyone offer two better fantasy players, and roles, than the Las Vegas Raiders with Josh Jacobs and Davante Adams? Almost definitely not, and the guys talk about what is wrong with the Los Angeles Chargers offense and whether it can be fixed in time for them to make the playoffs.The Minnesota Vikings, a bad team with a good record, held off the New York Jets but offered very little in terms of fantasy value. On the opposite side of the spectrum, the Detroit Lions got Amon-Ra St. Brown into the end zone twice and brought D’Andre Swift’s fantasy value back to life.There’s lots of WR talk, as per usual, including A.J. Brown’s revenge game against the Titans, Christian Watson squarely in Aaron Rodgers’ circle of trust, and the best WR tandem in the league in Seattle.01:00 49ers 33, Dolphins 1709:15 Bengals 27, Chiefs 2417:35 Raiders 27, Chargers 2025:15 Vikings 27, Jets 2232:10 Lions 40, Jaguars 1437:45 Eagles 35, Titans 1042:00 Packers 28, Bears 1947:55 Commanders 20, Giants 2052:00 Browns 27, Texans 1458:30 Seahawks 27, Rams 2363:40 Steelers 19, Falcons 1666:30 Ravens 10, Broncos 9Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/5/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 21 seconds
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Week 13 Fantasy Preview: Dak is playing his best football, Tua faces a big test & D’Andre Swift’s role isn’t changing

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab to preview all of the Sunday and Monday NFL games coming up in week 13, with an eye towards fantasy football and maybe a few betting tips as well.The guys start by talking about how injuries to Elijah Mitchell and Christian McCaffrey could end up being good news for Deebo Samuel managers before wondering if the Kansas City Chiefs running game will be able to get off the ground against the Cincinnati Bengals.The Los Angeles Chargers won’t be able to stop Raiders RB Josh Jacobs, if Jacobs plays at all, but that situation is a lot clearer than whatever is happening in the Detroit Lions’ backfield with D’Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams.There are signs of weakness in the run defense of the 10-1 Philadelphia Eagles, who face Derrick Henry this week, and we probably won’t know if Justin Fields is going to play before Sunday.Find out what to expect from Deshaun Watson against the Texans in his return to the NFL, and who should’ve been the offensive rookie of the year this year (but isn’t going to be).Finally, the guys wonder if the Dallas Cowboys are the Super Bowl contender than nobody is talking about and discuss why the New Orleans Saints seem tied to Andy Dalton even though James Winston seems ready to play.03:00 Dolphins at 49ers11:00 Chiefs at Bengals16:15 Chargers at Raiders21:25 Jets at Vikings28:50 Jaguars at Lions33:10 Titans at Eagles40:15 Steelers at Falcons43:45 Packers at Bears49:00 Broncos at Ravens54:55 Commanders at Giants59:10 Browns at Texans63:50 Seahawks at Rams65:50 SNF: Colts at Cowboys72:20 MNF: Saints at BuccaneersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/2/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 34 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Michael Gallup heating up, Deebo’s usage, Hollywood Brown is back & BUF/NE preview

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don go through all 32 NFL teams and provide one interesting stat for each one of them in an effort to make you, the listener, a smarter fantasy football player.Find out why Isiah Pacheco might have a tough time against the Bengals this week, why Michael Gallup is poised for a big week with the Cowboys, and how Mark Andrews is “the Diontae Johnson of tight ends.”The guys also talk about how Ja’Marr Chase’s return could change the Bengals’ offense, what Mike White at QB means for the Jets’ WRs, and why Deebo’s 2021 usage is never going to happen again.There’s plenty of talk about young WRs in this one, including deep dives into the surprising rookie campaigns for Titans WR Treylon Burks and Packers WR Christian Watson, but they also leave plenty of time to talk about Chris Olave, Garrett Wilson, and a handful of 2nd year WRs.Finally, after explaining how Tyler Lockett might actually be the better fantasy football WR than DK Metcalf, the guys preview Thursday night’s game between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots.04:25 Philadelphia Eagles06:20 Kansas City Chiefs08:20 Minnesota Vikings10:45 Dallas Cowboys13:00 Miami Dolphins16:30 Baltimore Ravens20:30 Cincinnati Bengals24:25 New York Giants26:35 New York Jets30:25 San Francisco 49ers36:35 Tennessee Titans38:00 Washing Commanders40:00 Los Angeles Chargers41:00 Las Vegas Raiders42:55 Seattle Seahawks45:50 Tampa Bay Buccaneers46:66 Atlanta Falcons48:15 Indianapolis Colts50:15 Cleveland Browns51:00 Detroit Lions53:10 Jacksonville Jaguars54:00 Pittsburgh Steelers55:55 Arizona Cardinals57:15 Carolina Panthers59:45 Green Bay Packers61:05 New Orleans Saints62:50 Denver Broncos65:05 Los Angeles Rams66:50 Chicago Bears68:10 Houston Texans70:30 TNF Preview: Bills at PatriotsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/1/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Reliving the 2-pt conversion, Austin’s diet & Josh Allen on Bills Mafia

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is back with Matt Harmon for another great episode of Ekeler’s Edge!This week, the guys go deep to discuss the Chargers’ game-winning drive against the Arizona Cardinals and break down the 2-point conversion that gave the Chargers the win.In the Ask Austin segment, the guys discuss the value of internet trolls and Austin’s (offseason & in-season) diet and then preview the Chargers’ matchup against Josh Jacobs and the Las Vegas Raiders.Finally, they’re joined by Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen, who talks about the cleats he’ll wear in Thursday’s game against the New England Patriots and his special bond with both Stefon Diggs and the Bills’ fanbase.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/30/202237 minutes, 36 seconds
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Week 13 Pickups: The return of Ja’Marr Chase, J.K. Dobbins & Deshaun Watson

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens spent most of this podcast avoiding talking about what is available on the fantasy football waiver wire heading into week 13 because it is….disgusting.Instead, Andy takes a Josh Jacobs-related victory lap before the guys discuss a ton of news, including major injuries for Darnell Mooney and Tristan Wirfs, and the return of Ja’Marr Chase, J.K. Dobbins and Deshaun Watson to their respective teams.The guys also break down the exciting Sunday night game that saw Aaron Rodgers leave with an injury while the Philadelphia Eagles topped the Green Bay Packers.Finally, the guys get into their favorite options from the waiver wire, some of which are reliant on injuries that we don’t yet know the severity of, before telling you who to drop and giving an update on Matt’s mom’s fantasy football league.02:15 Andy’s Josh Jacobs victory lap10:30 NEWS / Bears WR Darnell Mooney undergoes season-ending surgery14:55 NEWS / Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase expected to play in week 1317:45 NEWS / Bucs RT Tristan Wirfs to miss 3-4 weeks20:15 NEWS / Jags RB Travis Etienne was cleared to return in week 12 (?)26:10 NEWS / Browns QB Deshaun Watson officially reinstated31:45 NEWS / Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins returns to practice33:05 Eagles 40, Packers 3344:30 Waiver Wire Pickups / Running Backs50:10 Waiver Wire Pickups / Wide Receivers57:40 Waiver Wire Pickups / Quarterbacks60:60 Waiver Wire Pickups / Tight Ends61:45 Drops65:25 Hold on loosely69:45 NEWS / RB Melvin Gordon expected to sign with KC70:30 Treviso Babes updateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/29/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 18 seconds
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Week 12 Recap: Josh Jacobs dominates, Mike White completes the Jets and Trevor Lawrence’s defining moment

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski recap the NFL’s week 12 Sunday afternoon games with an eye towards their affect on the fantasy football landscape.After talking about an absolutely massive game from Raiders RB Josh Jacobs, and debating whether or not it’s time to worry about Seahawks QB Geno Smith, the guys start talking about the new starting QBs around the league this week.Jets QB Mike White was a huge improvement over Zach Wilson, but Bears QB Trevor Siemian failed to live up to Justin Fields’ spectacular play.Kyler Murray returned to the Cardinals and almost led the team to an upset win over the Los Angeles Chargers in a game that came down to the final drive.Jacoby Brissett got a win over the Buccaneers before Deshaun Watson returns to take his job with the Browns, and the 49ers RBs struggled to stay healthy while the defense kept the Saints off the board.Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence, in his second season, finally had the game that we’ve been waiting for from him and led his team to a huge upset over the Baltimore Ravens.01:45 Raiders 40, Seahawks 34 (OT)10:05 Jets 31, Bears 1020:25 Chargers 25, Cardinals 2426:10 Browns 23, Buccaneers 17 (OT)31:20 49ers 13, Saints 038:25 Commanders 19, Falcons 1343:55 Jaguars 28, Ravens 2749:15 Bengals 20, Titans 1653:25 Panthers 23, Broncos 1058:35 Chiefs 26, Rams 1065:20 Dolphins 30, Texans 15Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/28/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 27 seconds
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Week 12 Fantasy Preview: New QBs for the Jets & Panthers, Rachaad White’s coming out party & Isiah Pacheco SZN

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don to preview the remaining NFL games happening in week 12.The guys kick off by talking about the Jets benching Zach Wilson and installing Mike White as their new starting QB and what it means for the playmakers in that offense before discussing Brandon Aiyuk’s fantastic season and Alvin Kamara’s matchup against the 49ers.Matt and Dalton also predict a big week for Kansas City Chiefs rookie RB Isiah Pacheco against the Rams and Miami Dolphins RB Jeff Wilson against the Houston Texans.Later, they discuss Sam Darnold taking over as the starter for the Carolina Panthers and wonder if first-year Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett is going to be fired after this season.Listen to find out why Falcons/Commanders and Raiders/Seahawks are sneaky interesting games for fantasy football this week and why Christian Watson may be the Packers’ best option against the Eagles.02:30 Bears at Jets11:30 Buccaneers at Browns14:50 Saints at 49ers18:50 Rams at Chiefs22:20 Texans at Dolphins25:00 Broncos at Panthers30:30 Falcons at Commanders35:30 Ravens at Jaguars37:45 Bengals at Titans42:35 Chargers at Cardinals48:40 Raiders at Seahawks54:40 SNF Packers @ Eagles59:35 MNF Steelers at ColtsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/25/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Jonathan Taylor & Thanksgiving games preview

Matt Harmon is joined by Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler for another great episode of Ekeler’s Edge. This week, the guys recap the Chargers loss to the Chiefs and talk with Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor.Matt and Austin kick off the show with a quick recap of the San Francisco 49ers’ win over the Arizona Cardinals in Mexico City before discussing how Keenan Allen’s return to the lineup really helped the Chargers’ offense against the Chiefs. They also discuss just how good Patrick Mahomes is.Colts RB Jonathan Taylor then joins the show to talk about the difference in year 3 in the NFL, his relationship with fantasy football, the Colts changing head coaches mid-season and his thoughts about Thanksgiving foodFinally, Matt is joined by Dalton Del Don to do a fantasy preview all three of the games that will be played on Thanksgiving.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/23/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 26 seconds
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Week 12 Pickups: Broncos waive Melvin Gordon, Chargers/Chiefs recap and Cordarrelle Patterson appreciation

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens give an update on the news following Week 11 in the NFL, including a recap of the Sunday night game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers, before searching through the waiver wire for Week 12 recommendations.Among the news items covered is the Denver Broncos waiving RB Melvin Gordon, Atlanta Falcons TE Kyle Pitts going on IR with a leg injury, Detroit Lions rookie WR Jameson Williams practicing with the team and New York Giants WR Wan’Dale Robinson suffering a torn ACL during his breakout game.In recapping the Chiefs’ win over the Chargers, Matt and Andy agree that Patrick Mahomes is inevitable and a bit of a cheat code when it comes to gambling on football. Also, following a CEH ankle injury, the lane is clear for continued fantasy success for RB Isiah Pacheco.In the pickups portion of the podcast is a lot of guys getting opportunity due to injury, and a couple of rookies that are finally blossoming late in the season.Finally, the guys get an update on Matt’s mom’s fantasy football league, which includes Brett Maher saving a fantasy football manager’s season.02:50 NEWS / Broncos waive RB Melvin Gordon / Chase Edmonds injured (high ankle sprain)10:00 NEWS / Torn MCL for Falcons TE Kyle Pitts14:15 Falcons RB Cordarrelle Patterson is great15:10 Is Bears QB Justin Fields running too much?23:55 NEWS / Lions designate rookie WR Jameson Williams to return from injury27:20 NEWS / Giants WR Wan’Dale Robinson suffers torn ACL29:30 SNF Recap: Chiefs 30, Chargers 2740:55 Waiver Wire Pickups - Running Backs47:25 Waiver Wire Pickups - Wide Receivers53:40 Waiver Wire Pickups - Quarterbacks55:40 Waiver Wire Pickups - Tight Ends57:40 Drops58:50 Hold on loosely62:05 Treviso Babes updateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/22/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 32 seconds
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Week 11 Recap: Justin Fields searching for balance, Josh Allen struggles in Detroit & Davante Adams’ walk-off

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski recap all of the Sunday afternoon games from week 11 in the NFL, which offered mostly bad games and a lot of fantasy football misses.The guys wonder if Daniel Jones or Brian Daboll deserves more credit for the Giants’ success, whether the Cowboys will ever go back to giving Zeke more touches than Pollard and if the Bears need to stop calling designed runs for Justin Fields before he gets seriously injured.They also discuss the Eagles looking lost without Dallas Goedert, Josh Allen maybe having lost his confidence, the Steelers looking better (but still bad) on offense, and how the heck the Broncos left Davante Adams open in overtime.Finally, Matt explains why the Jets and Patriots deserve no excuses for their putrid offenses and the guys discuss if Baker Mayfield is one of the worst backup QBs in the league (no starter, backup).02:45 Lions 31, Giants 1809:40 Cowboys 40, Vikings 318:20 Falcons 27, Bears 2426:00 Eagles 17, Colts 1631:30 Bills 31, Browns 23 (in Detroit)36:00 Bengals 37, Steelers 3040:30 Raiders 22, Broncos 16 (OT)46:00 Saints 27, Rams 2052:00 Commanders 23, Texans 1054:10 Patriots 10, Jets 362:15 Ravens 13, Panthers 3Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/21/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 46 seconds
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Week 11 Fantasy Preview: Searching for help at WR & TE

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski and Dalton Del Don to preview the week 11 NFL games from a fantasy football angle.With several major injuries to TEs recently, and a bunch of good WRs on bye this week, the guys keep their eyes and ears open for who might be able to help fantasy football managers at those positions this week.Find out why you can’t play D’Andre Swift, why Darius Slayton is a top 20 WR this week, if David Montgomery is set up for another huge end to the season, what Matt Ryan’s return means for Parris Campbell and Alec Pierce, who the most promising rookie WR is and more.The guys also spend time hyping up Nico Collins and D’Onta Foreman before counting down Andy Dalton’s days as a starting QB for the New Orleans Saints.03:00 Lions at Giants09:50 Cowboys at Vikings15:25 Bears at Falcons23:40 Eagles at Colts29:15 Browns at Bills35:55 Jets at Patriots42:05 Commanders at Texans46:00 Panthers at Ravens48:25 Rams at Saints51:20 Raiders at Broncos53:25 Bengals at Steelers57:30 SNF Preview - Chiefs at Chargers60:35 MNF Preview - 49ers vs. Cardinals (in Mexico City)Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/18/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 20 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Injuries galore, Amari Cooper home/road splits & Titans/Packers preview

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don get together and come up with one stat for all 32 NFL teams that will help you understand their fantasy value.The guys spend time talking about a lot of injuries and what they mean, including season-enders for Cooper Kupp and Zach Ertz (and the return of Marquise Brown).Find out just how good Justin Fields has been (hint: nobody has been close to him in terms of fantasy output lately), why you shouldn’t panic about Christian McCaffrey’s usage, why CeeDee Lamb playing in the slot is a good thing, what Amari Cooper’s home/road splits mean (for him and Donovan Peoples-Jones) and more.The guys finish the episode with a preview of the Sunday night game between the Tennessee Titans and the Green Bay Packers, which leads to a debate over rookie WRs Christian Watson and Treylon Burks.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/17/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Hot Ones, Chargers/49ers recap & Deebo Samuel interview

Matt Harmon and Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler sit down for another great episode of Ekeler’s Edge, this time on the heels of Austin and his Chargers’ teammates appearing on a special edition of Hot Ones. Austin recapped the experience, talking about why he was so sweaty and why everyone thinks it was fake.After that, the guys get into football by talking about the Chargers’ loss on Sunday night football to the San Francisco 49ers. Austin was disappointed in his own missed opportunities, but also impressed by the two-headed backfield San Francisco has with Christian McCaffrey and Elijah Mitchell.Later, the guys open up the mailbag to talk about playing at night vs. day time, what injury reports mean in 2022, and advice for players that are unhappy with the teams they’re currently on.Finally, the guys close by chatting with San Francisco 49ers WR Deebo Samuel and preview Sunday’s game between the Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs.03:10 Austin on Hot Ones05:40 MNF Recap: Commanders 32, Eagles 2112:50 SNF Recap: 49ers 22, Chargers 1623:10 Ask Austin Mailbag23:35 Playing at night vs. daytime27:25 Injury reports31:15 Players who are openly unhappy with their team38:25 As the AFC West turns…44:30 Deebo Samuel interview53:25 Chargers/Chiefs previewCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/16/202255 minutes, 5 seconds
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Week 11 Pickups: Pacheco takes CEH’s spot, Rachaad White as TB’s RB1 & Chargers/49ers recap

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens get together on Monday to break down the news of the day following week 10 in the NFL, recap the Sunday night football game between the Los Angeles Chargers and San Francisco Giants, and go over some recommended pickups from your fantasy football waiver wire.Find out who will replace Cooper Kupp in the Rams’ offense and why it doesn’t matter, why Leonard Fournette’s passport had nothing to do with Rachaad White getting the start for the Buccaneers, and why Matt was harassed by D.J. Moore haters at his sister’s baby shower.After complaining about CMC managers that are worried about his volume, Matt and Andy talk about the rise to the top of the Kansas City Chiefs depth chart for rookie Isiah Pacheco and what it means for Clyde Edwards-Helaire (it’s not great!).The guys also talk about what to do with Christian Watson’s massive game for the Green Bay Packers against the Dallas Cowboys, and make a comparison to a former Steelers WR. The news of Eno Benjamin’s surprise release and Zach Ertz’ season-ending injury both happened during the podcast, so there are also live reactions to both.01:00 The Justin Fields fan club02:55 NEWS / Rams WR Cooper Kupp expected to “miss some time” with ankle injury06:30 NEWS / Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette is not expected to miss games with hip injury13:20 NEWS / Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy gets promising MRI results14:45 NEWS / Panthers QB P.J. Walker is out, Baker Mayfield gets the start18:45 49ers 22, Chargers 1633:00 Waiver Wire Pickups - Running Backs44:35 Waiver Wire Pickups - Wide Receivers52:35 Waiver Wire Pickups - Quarterbacks54:00 Waiver Wire Pickups - Tight Ends56:40 Drops63:55 Hold on loosely67:05 Getting in early68:30 Treviso Babes updateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/15/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 4 seconds
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Week 10 Recap: Fields stays hot, Watson breaks out, Jefferson & Lamb dominate

Some of the best games, and fantasy performances, happened in the NFL’s week 10 slate of games. Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski get together on Sunday evening to recap all of the action.Vikings WR Justin Jefferson had his statement games in an overtime win against the Buffalo Bills, Justin Fields showed why he’s already one of the top QBs in fantasy, Tom Brady’s Buccaneers look fixed, and Amari Cooper is still inexplicably bad in road games.Matt Ryan made a surprise start for the Colts, who might be fantasy relevant again. Rookie WR Christian Watson caught 3 TDs in what could be a season-changing performance for the Packers offense and Patrick Mahomes continued to show why he’s the most valuable player in the NFL.02:00 Vikings 33, Bills 30 (OT)11:55 Lions 31, Bears 3016:50 Buccaneers 21, Seahawks 1622:20 Dolphins 39, Browns 1732:40 Colts 25, Raiders 2041:45 Packers 31, Cowboys 28 (OT)47:35 Chiefs 27, Jaguars 1753:15 Titans 17, Broncos 1055:00 Giants 24, Texans 1657:30 Cardinals 27, Rams 1761:30 Steelers 20, Saints 10Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/14/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 17 seconds
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Week 10 Fantasy Preview: Mahomes is underrated, Josh Allen’s injury and Saquon or CMC for RB1 this week

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens and Charles McDonald to preview all of the week 10 NFL games for the upcoming weekend with a strong focus on fantasy football.Find out why Geno Smith is already better than Ryan Fitzpatrick, who the one reliable fantasy player is on the Broncos, why we’re so confused about the Dolphins backfield and if the Jaylen Warren buzz is going to amount to anything.Also, the guys discuss Justin Fields’ meteoric rise, a possible Case Keenum revenge game and Saquon Barkley’s perfect setup for this weekend. There is plenty of talk around Patrick Mahomes’ quiet MVP candidacy, the Colts’ new play caller, what to do about the Packers and the difference between the Cardinals and Rams.Finally, the guys preview the Chargers/49ers game on Sunday night and wonder if Taylor Heinicke and the Commanders will survive the Philadelphia Eagles defense on Monday night football.02:20 Seahawks vs. Buccaneers8:50 Broncos at Titans13:30 Browns at Dolphins18:05 Saints at Steelers24:30 Lions at Bears29:20 Vikings at Bills33:50 Texans at Giants38:00 Jaguars at Chiefs43:00 Colts at Raiders49:40 Cardinals at Rams53:20 Cowboys at Packers57:00 SNF: Chargers at 49ers63:10 MNF: Commanders at EaglesCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/11/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 31 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Dak’s rushing, Mixon’s outlook & Falcons/Panthers preview

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don are back for another Stat Nerd Thursday, where they provide (at least) one stat for all 32 NFL teams.This week, the guys focus in on Dak Prescott’s return to running the ball, talk about Joe Mixon’s rest of season outlook, and talk about a couple of QBs (Justin Herbert & Lamar Jackson) that are struggling to make things work without any healthy receivers.After going through 30 teams, and getting a mid-podcast update on Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams, the guys preview what looks to be a messy game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers.03:00 Philadelphia Eagles05:30 Minnesota Vikings09:15 Buffalo Bills12:50 Dallas Cowboys15:45 Kansas City Chiefs21:20 New York Giants23:35 Baltimore Ravens26:30 Miami Dolphins27:45 New York Jets31:35 Seattle Seahawks35:45 Los Angeles Chargers37:55 Tennessee Titans39:10 Cincinnati Bengals41:30 New England Patriots43:00 San Francisco 49ers47:40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers49:30 Washington Commanders50:30 Indianapolis Colts52:00 Cleveland Browns53:25 Denver Broncos57:10 Los Angeles Rams60:00 Arizona Cardinals61:00 Chicago Bears62:35 Green Bay Packers63:25 Jacksonville Jaguars64:00 New Orleans Saints65:00 Detroit Lions67:00 Las Vegas Raiders68:25 Pittsburgh Steelers70:35 Houston Texans73:20 TNF Preview: Falcons at PanthersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/10/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Chargers/Falcons recap, top RBs in fantasy & rushing QBs

Matt Harmon and Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler are back for another episode of Ekeler’s Edge, and this one goes all over the place.The guys start the podcast by talking about the Chargers’ win over the Atlanta Falcons, which was very nearly a loss after a late fumble by Ekeler, and how impressed Austin was by Falcons RB Cordarrelle Patterson.With the news that the Colts have fired head coach Frank Reich and replaced him with Jeff Saturday, who wasn’t even on the team’s coaching staff, Austin takes a time to respond and talk about how he would feel if he were in the Colts locker room.Austin and Matt then go through the list of the top 12 running backs in fantasy football this year, and discuss the wave of young RBs that seem poised to take over the league, before opening up the Ask Austin mailbag and talking about the home crowds at Chargers games, the challenge of defending a rushing QB and much more.02:55 Chargers 20, Falcons 1707:30 Disconnect between fantasy production and play on the field10:25 Cordarrelle Patterson15:40 Quick MNF Recap15:55 Colts fire head coach Frank Reich / hire Jeff Saturday24:50 Top Fantasy RBs34:35 Ask Austin mailbag35:00 Dealing with transplants in the home crowd40:00 Rushing QBs44:40 Be the best version of yourself49:10 Can Austin get to the Carolina Panthers?Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/9/202253 minutes, 33 seconds
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Week 10 Pickups: Frank Reich fired, Mahomes’ MVP case & when to stash Watson & Beckham

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens start the show with the news of the Indianapolis Colts firing head coach Frank Reich and replacing him with ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday, which is one of the weirder stories from the NFL season.After getting through that and the rest of the news, the guys recap a brilliant performance by Patrick Mahomes to squeak out an overtime win over the Tennessee Titans (who offer no fantasy value beyond Derrick Henry).Andy offers his picks for the best waiver wire adds this week before both guys weigh in on drops and discuss if it’s time to add Deshaun Watson and Odell Beckham Jr. to your fantasy football roster.Finally, we get a wild update from the Treviso Babes league and a report from Lesli on why she dropped DK Metcalf.01:20 NEWS / Colts fire head coach Frank Reich, Jeff Saturday named interim head coach15:00 NEWS / Packers WR Romeo Doubs has high ankle sprain, RB Aaron Jones seems likely to play in week 1021:30 NEWS / Bills QB Josh Allen limited this week with elbow injury25:40 NEWS / Panthers will start QB P.J. Walker & activate QB Sam Darnold27:10 Chiefs 20, Titans 17 (OT)36:25 Waiver Wire Pickups - Running Backs40:55 Waiver Wire Pickups - Wide Receivers45:15 Waiver Wire Pickups - Quarterbacks49:20 Waiver Wire Pickups - Tight Ends52:15 Drops56:45 Hold On Loosely59:30 Getting In Early63:50 Treviso BabesCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/8/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 9 seconds
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Week 9 Recap: Mixon’s big day, Tua vs. Fields & the Packers are done

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski kick off the Sunday night fantasy recap by talking about the high-scoring game between the Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears that gave hope to the future of the QB position in Justin Fields and Too Tagovailoa.The guys spend time talking about all of the games, but they do spend some extra time talking about the Green Bay Packers (and Aaron Rodgers) being “done” for fantasy relevance going forward and looking back at some of the (now foolish) preseason predictions they made about the Raiders’ offense.Later, the guys debate if they’d rather have Garrett Wilson or Chris Olave in a keeper leave and wonder what happened to Gabe Davis this season. They also spend time celebrating the huge 5 TD game from Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon, and discuss if it’s time to trade Mixon off your fantasy roster or not.The guys finish with the afternoon games, with Scott floating a theory that Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay wanted to walk way from football after last season and probably should’ve.01:50 Dolphins 35, Bears 3211:55 Chargers 20, Falcons 1717:40 Lions 15, Packers 924:20 Jaguars 27, Raiders 2029:55 Patriots 26, Colts 337:40 Jets 20, Bills 1746:55 Bengals 42, Panthers 2154:20 Vikings 20, Commanders 1758:45 Seahawks 31, Cardinals 2166:15 Buccaneers 16, Rams 13Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/7/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 45 seconds
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Week 9 Fantasy Preview: A good week for TEs, Etienne hype and D.J. Moore is back

Matt Harmon is joined by both Dalton Del Don and Marvin Elequin to help preview all of this weekend’s games from a fantasy perspective.Find out why it might be a big week for Gerald Everett, if Kyle Pitts is in the circle of trust, and why you should never read the comments.The guys also spend a while talking about why you should be starting Gabe Davis every week if you have him, how D.J. Moore has recaptured fantasy relevancy, and wishing that the Elijah Moore situation would get cleared up with the New York Jets.Find out which Rams WR will benefit the most if Cooper Kupp can’t play and which Chiefs WR is the most negatively affected by the trade for Kadarius Toney before they close out the show with some hype for Isaiah Likely and Chris Olave.01:40 Chargers at Falcons06:25 Packers at Lions11:20 Dolphins at Bears16:25 Raiders at Jaguars22:10 Colts at Patriots26:50 Bills at Jets35:25 Panthers at Bengals39:45 Vikings at Commanders42:50 Seahawks at Cardinals46:00 Rams at Buccaneers51:00 SNF Preview: Titans at Chiefs56:00 MNF Preview: Ravens at SaintsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/4/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 52 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Trade deadline recap, Rhamondre Stevenson hype & Eagles/Texans preview

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don return for another episode of Stat Nerd Thursday, where they give out one interesting stat about all 32 NFL teams.This week, find out where the guys are ranking Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields for the rest of the season, how they feel each trade that happened over the last week will impact the fantasy football season, and whether Pittsburgh Steelers WR Deontae Johnson is overrated or not.Later, listen as the guys preview a very lopsided Thursday night game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans. Is there any fantasy value on the Houston side at all? How big of a game will Miles Sanders have? Listen to find out!01:40 Buffalo Bills trade for Nyheim Hines05:30 Minnesota Vikings trade for T.J. Hockenson12:20 Dallas Cowboys15:20 New York Giants16:50 Kansas City Chiefs19:15 Tennessee Titans21:30 Baltimore Ravens24:15 Miami Dolphins trade for Jeff Wilson (and Bradley Chubb)27:30 New York Jets31:10 Seattle Seahawks33:00 Los Angeles Chargers & Atlanta Falcons34:40 Cincinnati Bengals36:30 New England Patriots37:30 San Francisco 49ers42:20 Washington Commanders44:55 Indianapolis Colts47:00 Los Angeles Rams49:25 Arizona Cardinals50:35 Chicago Bears trade for Chase Claypool53:15 Cleveland Browns54:25 Denver Broncos trade for Chase Edmonds55:10 Green Bay Packers56:00 New Orleans Saints56:40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers57:30 Las Vegas Raiders58:10 Carolina Panthers59:15 Jacksonville Jaguars trade for Calvin Ridley61:25 Pittsburgh Steelers66:05 Detroit Lions67:00 TNF Preview: Eagles at TexansCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/3/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Pollard vs. Zeke, AFC West roundup & Rainn Wilson

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is back from the bye week and excited to get back to another episode of Ekeler’s Edge.On this week’s episode, the guys discuss the interesting situation in the Dallas Cowboys backfield between Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott and how RB committees are actually beneficial to the team and the guys that are in it (even if they’re bad for fantasy).Later, the guys discuss the AFC West and why it’s not living up to the preseason hype. There’s a good reason why the Chiefs are on top of the division and Austin explains how the Chargers are trying to catch up.The mailbag was a little light this week, which gives Austin and Matt plenty of time to discuss their opinions on building a team through the draft versus building through free agency and trades.Finally, the guys invite Rainn Wilson from The Office and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story onto the pod to talk about his fantasy football teams, his regret in trading away Austin last year in The Office Fantasy Football League and punishments for last place. He also gets some start/sit advice from Matt while he’s here.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/2/202244 minutes, 54 seconds
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Week 9 Pickups: Justin Fields emerges, Evan Engram scores & RB stashes

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens for a wrap-up of the news heading out of Week 8 and into the NFL’s Week 9. The guys break down some injury updates and recap the Buffalo Bills’ win over the Green Bay Packers before diving into some waiver wire pickup recommendations.Justin Fields probably leads the pack of waiver pickups for this week, but there’s a surprisingly frisky group of TEs to consider and it’s time to start stashing RBs for the run up to the fantasy football playoffs.Lastly, the guys tell you who you can safely drop from your fantasy roster, who you should hold on to (loosely) and which guys you should get on your roster early before they start putting up good fantasy numbers.01:10 NEWS / Rashod Bateman will miss a few weeks with a foot injury06:15 NEWS / Cooper Kupp is “day to day” with sprained ankle08:00 Andy Reid says working WR Kadarius Toney into Chiefs offense will be “gradual process”12:40 NEWS / LB Roquan Smith traded to the Baltimore Ravens13:40 NEWS / Vikings TE Irv Smith suffered high ankle sprain15:10 Bills 27, Packers 1726:20 Waiver Wire Pickups: Running Backs37:35 Waiver Wire Pickups: Wide Receivers48:30 Waiver Wire Pickups: Quarterbacks54:10 Waiver Wire Pickups: Tight Ends57:30 Drops61:20 Hold On Loosely64:45 Getting In Early67:40 Treviso Babes UpdateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/1/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 32 seconds
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Week 8 Recap: Huge games for CMC, Henry, Pollard, Kamara & A.J. Brown

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski to provide a recap of Sunday’s Week 8 NFL action with an eye towards fantasy football.After a few down weeks for some of fantasy’s brightest stars, this week included some huge games from newly acquired Christian McCaffrey, Derrick Henry against a division rival, Tony Pollard in place of Ezekiel Elliott, Alvin Kamara (who is now QB dependent), D’Onta Foreman and A.J. Brown. Many of them ended up in the end zone three times on Sunday.Matt and Scott talk through the games, debating where both Tyreek Hill and Jonathan Taylor would go if fantasy football drafts happened today, and thank D.J. Moore and Terry McLaurin for returning to fantasy relevance.02:25 49ers 31, Rams 1408:40 Cowboys 49, Bears 2916:00 Broncos 21, Jaguars 1721:40 Vikings 34, Cardinals 2625:45 Seahawks 27, Giants 1330:15 Dolphins 31, Lions 2735:45 Saints 24, Raiders 041:55 Falcons 37, Panthers 3448:30 Patriots 22, Jets 1755:10 Eagles 35, Steelers 1362:55 Titans 17, Texans 1065:40 Commanders 17, Colts 16Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/31/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 43 seconds
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Week 8 Fantasy Preview: D.J. Moore debate, McCaffrey taking over in SF & QB fantasy value rising

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski and Frank Schwab, who are chock full of movie quotes and references in this very fun fantasy football preview of the NFL’s Week 8 slate of games.The podcast kicks off with all three guys giving their takeaways from the trade that sent WR Kadarius Toney from the New York Giants to the Kansas City Chiefs.After that, the guys discuss everything and anything, including whether or not D.J. Moore’s fantasy value is rising, where Josh Allen would go if leagues redrafted today, how to unsubscribe from Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos, and why Christian McCaffrey changes everything for the San Francisco 49ers.Since Scott and Frank used to host the betting pod, they use the opportunity to give out some of their favorite (and least favorite) lines to put money on this week.02:40 NEWS / WR Kadarius Toney traded from NYG to KC09:55 San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams14:20 Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys19:20 LONDON: Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars23:20 Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings28:14 New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks32:50 Miami Dolphins at Detroit Lions38:00 Las Vegas Raiders at New Orleans Saints43:40 Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons48:55 New England Patriots at New York Jets52:39 Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles56:15 Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans59:05 Washington Commanders at Indianapolis Colts65:05 SNF: Green Bay Packers at Buffalo Bills72:50 MNF: Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland BrownsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/28/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 29 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Olave is special, Singletary is confusing and there’s hope for the Rams’ offense

Trying out a new format, Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don get together and come up with one interesting stat for all 32 NFL teams.Find out why Chris Olave might be on the Justin Jefferson trajectory, how the Bengals fixed their offense, why DeAndre Hopkins’ usage was different in his first week back, who Aaron Rodgers should give his MVP Award to, what the Buccaneers offense is doing wrong, why Daniel Jones and Justin Fields are better fantasy QBs than you think and a lot more.The guys also preview the Thursday night matchup between the Bucs and Ravens, and discuss if Baltimore’s rushing identity has returned for real and why they were forced to adjust.05:05 Philadelphia Eagles07:20 New York Giants10:30 Buffalo Bills13:30 Minnesota Vikings15:15 Dallas Cowboys17:45 Kansas City Chiefs20:20 New York Jets24:45 Tennessee Titans26:00 Cincinnati Bengals30:00 Los Angeles Chargers33:00 Miami Dolphins33:55 Seattle Seahawks35:15 Indianapolis Colts37:10 Los Angeles Rams39:00 Arizona Cardinals40:25 Atlanta Falcons42:00 Chicago Bears43:15 Green Bay Packers46:25 New England Patriots46:55 San Francisco 49ers50:40 Washington Commanders51:20 Las Vegas Raiders52:20 Carolina Panthers53:15 Cleveland Browns54:25 Denver Broncos56:40 Jacksonville Jaguars57:00 New Orleans Saints58:20 Pittsburgh Steelers58:45 Houston Texans59:30 Detroit Lions60:15 TNF PREVIEW: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay BuccaneersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/27/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: CMC & Robinson trades, RB Trick or Treat and bye week plans

Heading into his bye week, Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler joins Matt Harmon to break down the trades of James Robinson to the New York Jets and Christian McCaffrey to the San Francisco 49ers before talking about his own performance against the Seattle Seahawks and what he saw from rookie RB Ken Walker.After going through the Ask Austin mailbag, the guys play a Halloween-theme game of “Trick or Treat” with some RBs that had surprisingly good week 7 performances to predict if they will keep it up or come crashing back to Earth in the coming week.03:00 NEWS / RB James Robinson traded to the Jets09:15 NEWS / RB Christian McCaffrey traded to the 49ers14:25 Seahawks 37, Chargers 2325:18 Ask Austin mailbag38:10 Trick or Treat RBs41:15 Trick or Treat: D’Onta Foreman42:40 Trick or Treat: Raheem Mostert43:25 Trick or Treat: Travis Etienne44:45 Trick or Treat: Gus Edwards47:40 Trick or Treat: Eno BenjaminCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/26/202250 minutes, 49 seconds
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Week 8 Pickups: James Robinson traded to the Jets, Gus Edwards is back and Raheem Mostert smash spot

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens try and solve the Week 8 waiver wire for fantasy football managers, but first they go through all of the news of the day.First, the guys discuss Matt Ryan's benching in Indianapolis and what it means for Michael Pittman and Alec Pierce to have Sam Ehlinger as their QBThen, the guys talk about the Breece Hall injury and what it means for the Jets (this part of the podcast was recorded before the James Robinson trade was announced).The guys also discuss David Njoku's recovery timeline and DK Metcalf's impact on the Seahawks offense before getting to a few recommendations on the waiver wire for each position and recapping the Sunday night game between the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers.Finally, the guys provide fantasy managers with players to drop, guys to "hold on loosely" and an update from the Treviso Babes league.Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/25/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 37 seconds
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Week 7 Recap: The Bengals are back, Gus Edwards is back & plenty of injuries

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski go through all of the weekend games from Week 7 in the NFL and discuss the best fantasy performances, the disappointments, and the news that fantasy managers will have to adjust for.Scott starts out the show apologizing for being wrong about Gus Edwards, who had a nice week as the Baltimore Ravens starting RB, and firing back at Twitter trolls.After discussing how offense is down, defenses are winning, and fantasy studs are missing out on touchdowns to unknown guys that usually sit on the bench, Matt and Scott at least agree that it was really fun to see the Cincinnati Bengals offense take flight again and to watch Patrick Mahomes have such a great game against a good San Francisco 49ers defense.As thy go through the games, and discuss the frailty of aging QBs like Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, the guys keep coming back to the same question: Who is more likely to fix their team, the Green Bay Packers or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?00:50 Scott on Gus Edwards / Kenyan Drake05:00 Lots of major injuries this week, not a lot of offense08:45 Chiefs 44, 49ers 2316:45 Seahawks 37, Chargers 2323:35 Ravens 23, Browns 2029:20 Bengals 35, Falcons 1735:45 Jets 16, Broncos 940:35 Cowboys 24, Lions 644:00 Commanders 23, Packers 2150:50 Panthers 21, Buccaneers 358:50 Giants 23, Jaguars 1762:20 Raiders 38, Texans 2066:35 Titans 19, Colts 10Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/24/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 4 seconds
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Week 7 Fantasy Preview: CMC trade reaction, Josh Jacobs victory lap & Ekeler vs. Walker in L.A.

Matt Harmon kicks off the show with the late-breaking news that the Carolina Panthers have traded star RB Christian McCaffrey to the San Francisco 49ers.After that, we dig into the meat of the show, where Matt is joined by Andy Behrens and Dalton Del Don to preview all of the Sunday and Monday games for week 7 in the NFL.The guys predict that the week’s best fantasy RB performance would come from the Chargers/Seahawks game, whether that’s from Austin Ekeler or Ken Walker, and discuss how the Baltimore Ravens offense will change when Rashod Bateman returns from injury.There’s also a lot of conversation around offenses that seem to be making positive mid-season adjustments, like the Bengals and Colts, and what it could mean for the fantasy players on those teams going forward.00:00 BREAKING: RB Christian McCaffrey traded to the San Francisco 49ers6:30 Kansas City Chiefs at San Francisco 49ers13:00 Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers16:50 Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens22:00 Atlanta Falcons at Cincinnati Bengals25:25 Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans32:50 Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys40:10 Green Bay Packers at Washington Commanders46:15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers51:50 New York Giants at Jacksonville Jaguars56:45 Houston Texans at Las Vegas Raiders62:10 New York Jets at Denver Broncos67:30 SNF: Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins71:25 Chicago Bears at New England PatriotsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/21/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 1 second
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Stat Nerd Thursday: McCaffrey trade value, Chiefs WRs & Ken Walker hype

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don for another episode of Stat Nerd Thursday. The guys spend a long time batting around ideas of why offense is down across the league and how it could end up changing what we think we know about fantasy football before diving into stats about Seattle Seahawks RB Ken Walker, the San Francisco 49ers target share, and the Kansas City Chiefs passing game.They also kick off the show with a roundup of news, including some injury concerns for Amon-Ra St. Brown, D’Andre Swift and Jaylen Waddle, and provide a little peek into their own week 7 rankings.01:10 Update on Dalton’s preseason bets07:15 Love Smith: Houston Texans RB Dameon Pierce needs to get at least 20 carries a game09:20 Detroit Lions RB D’Andre Swift and WR Amon-Ra St. Brown getting healthy11:15 Miami Dolphins are optimistic WR Jaylen Waddle will play vs. PIT15:45 Baltimore Ravens sign WR DeSean Jackson to practice squad18:45 Los Angeles Rams RB Kyren Williams’ role when he returns from IR21:40 Green Bay Packers WR Sammy Watkins designated to return from IR23:40 Total team scoring is down this year29:00 QBs have not been very good35:05 San Francisco 49ers target share38:20 Baltimore Ravens RB Kenyan Drake 35.7% rushing success rate the last two weeks39:40 Seattle Seahawks RB Ken Walker got 70% of the team carries in Week 642:50 The Kansas City Chiefs are the only team with a neutral pass rate over 60%47:45 Thursday Night Football preview: New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (-2)Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/20/202254 minutes, 54 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Chargers/Broncos recap, Ask Austin & WWE’s The Miz

This week on Ekeler’s Edge, Matt Harmon and Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler talk about the team’s overtime win over the Denver Broncos on Monday night and chat about the Broncos backfield situation, as well.The guys then break open the “Ask Austin” mailbag and Austin answers questions about other positions he would like to play, the mentality of a player who has gotten benched, and what not to do when you want to be traded (looking at you, Robbie Anderson).Finally, the guys are joined by WWE superstar The Miz, who is obsessed with fantasy football and comes ready with questions about the RB situations with the Rams and Ravens (with a surprise podcast appearance from his daughter).Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/19/202251 minutes, 36 seconds
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Week 7 Pickups: Stash rookies, drop Jets WRs & Robbie Anderson trade reaction

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens for the weekly waiver wire pickups podcast, but the show kicks off with the guys reacting to the news that WR Robbie Anderson has been traded to the Arizona Cardinals and WR DeSean Jackson is visiting with the Baltimore Ravens.The guys also discuss the impact of Carson Wentz’s injury and how it will affect the Washington Commanders WRs, if at all, before moving on to recapping the Sunday night game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys.Once they make it to the waiver wire pickups section of the episode…there’s not much here. Between bye weeks and nobody taking a step forward that won’t soon lose their job to a returning starter, there’s just not a lot of fantasy gold on the waiver wire this week.One guy to look for is Indianapolis Colts WR Alec Pierce, who is putting up consistent numbers in an offense that seems like it might finally be finding its identity as a pass-first operation.Before wrapping up with an update from the Treviso Babes league, Matt and Andy tell you who they would suggest dropping, which guys they think are still worth holding onto, and which rookies would make for great stashes at the end of your bench for the second half of the season.01:30 Cardinals trade for WR Robbie Anderson following WR Marquise “Hollywood” Brown injury12:45 WR DeSean Jackson visiting Ravens14:20 Carson Wentz out for 4-6 weeks, Taylor Heinicke to get Commanders starting QB job19:55 Rams LT Joe Noteboom out for season with torn Achilles20:50 SNF Philadelphia Eagles 26, Dallas Cowboys 1731:00 Waiver Wire Pickups - Running Backs37:30 Waiver Wire Pickups - Wide Receivers41:30 Change in the Indianapolis Colts offensive identity?46:40 Waiver Wire Pickups - Quarterbacks & Tight Ends52:25 Drops55:50 Hold on loosely58:45 Getting in early61:20 Treviso Babes updateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/18/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Week 6 Recap: Ja’Marr Chase is back, the QB dead zone & Devin Singletary’s odd usage

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski come together on Sunday evening to discuss all of the action from the NFL’s Week 6 games during the day from a fantasy perspective.The guys kick off the podcast by discussing the very fun Bills/Chiefs game and Scott breaks down how Buffalo is using RB Devin Singletary and how it’s different than how any other team does it.After wondering how much longer Kliff Kingsbury will keep his job, the guys talk about Ja’Marr Chase’s long-awaited “squeaky wheel game” and what it means for his fantasy value going forward.Matt Ryan looked young again against the Jaguars. Was it a mirage? Or have the Colts finally figured out the best way to use him?When talking about Tom Brady, Scott brings up the idea of a “QB dead zone” this year. If you didn’t invest in a QB early in your draft, there’s a good chance you hate the QBs on your fantasy team.Find out why Kirk Cousins is the prime meridian QB, why the Ravens remind Matt and Scott of “The French Laundry”, what’s wrong with the Packers offense, and why this year’s Patriots team reminds Scott of the magical 2001 Patriots squad that introduced the world to Tom Brady.02:30 Bills 24, Chiefs 2012:55 Seahawks 19, Cardinals 918:50 Bengals 30, Saints 2624:10 Colts 34, Jaguars 2732:10 Steelers 20, Buccaneers 1841:30 Vikings 24, Dolphins 1646:10 Giants 24, Ravens 2052:30 Jets 27, Packers 1060:15 Patriots 38, Browns 1565:45 Falcons 28, 49ers 1470:30 Rams 24, Panthers 10Check out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/17/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 34 seconds
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Week 6 Fantasy Preview: Worried about the Bengals, Packers, Dolphins & Colts

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski and Andy Behrens in previewing each of the Week 6 games in the NFL from a fantasy perspective.Find out why Gabe Davis reminds the guys of Stefon Diggs (in Minnesota), why Eno Benjamin could be a league winner, and when is the right time to trade Rondale Moore.The guys also talk a lot about the fantasy value for playmakers that are lacking at the QB position, like Alec Pierce in Indianapolis (sorry, Matt Ryan) and Tyreek Hill in Miami (not sorry, Skylar Thompson).Matt gets to laugh at Scott and Andy, who continue their noble pursuit of a worthwhile Giants WR (Darius Slayton? Wan’Dale Robinson? Nobody?) and gets called out for bragging about having a lot of Jakobi Meyers on his teams.The Packers offense looks broken, but their coaching is good enough that it should be fixed soon. On the other hand, the guys wonder if maybe Zac Taylor is the problem instead of the solution in Cincinnati. There’s also debate on whether or not Jeff Wilson will keep the starting RB job with the 49ers once Eli Mitchell returns.Finally, the guys break down the Cowboys-Eagles game on Sunday night and talk about how wrong they were in thinking the Broncos were going to be good as a way to preview their Monday night game against the Chargers.01:25 Bills at Chiefs10:45 Cardinals at Seahawks20:10 Jaguars at Colts28:40 Vikings at Dolphins33:40 Ravens at Giants39:15 Buccaneers at Steelers46:15 Jets at Packers51:15 Bengals at Saints58:30 Patriots at Browns63:35 49ers at Falcons67:15 Panthers at Rams70:00 Cowboys at Eagles73:55 Broncos at ChargersCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/14/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 15 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Josh Jacobs redemption, Najee Harris panic & Rhamondre Stevenson’s huge opportunity

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don are back for another episode of Stat Nerd Thursday! This week, there is a heavy focus on running backs around the league and how much perception has changed around some of the key members of the RB Dead Zone since the start of the season.After tackling a few news items, the guys discuss Josh Jacobs. Nobody was right about Josh Jacobs except for Andy Behrens, and he's certainly making the most of his final season before hitting free agency. He was one of the right answers from the RB Dead Zone, as were Miles Sanders, Breece Hall and Dameon Pierce. As such, Matt and Dalton each rate those four guys in order for rest-of-season.After discussing the emergence of Jaylen Warren in Pittsburgh, and explaining why you may want to wait a week before trying to trade Najee Harris, Matt and Dalton turn their eyes to the New England Patriots.Not only is Jakobi Meyers one of the most disrespected players in fantasy football (we have the stats to prove it!), but Rhamondre Stevenson might now be in position to be a top 5 fantasy RB each week until Damien Harris returns.After the break, the topic turns to...you guessed it...more running backs! The guys talk about Raheem Mostert taking over the Miami Dolphins backfield, what happened to Chase Edmonds, the value of Eno Benjamin going forward (with or without a healthy James Conner) and if it's too late to invest in Travis Etienne in fantasy.Finally, after talking about the Cowboys QB situation and the similarity in target/air yard share between DeVonta Smith and A.J. Brown in Philadelphia, the guys preview a really bad (at least for fantasy) Thursday night matchup between the Washington Commanders and Chicago Bears.02:00 Gabe Davis is back (?) and might be catching up to Mike Evans. Who will end up owing who on the dinner bet between Matt and Dalton?04:40 NEWS / Isaiah McKenzie clears concussion protocol. What does his return mean for Gabe Davis and Khalil Shakir?05:55 NEWS / Rookie QB Skylar Thompson to start for Dolphins vs. Vikings in Week 6. What will it mean for Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle?08:05 NEWS / Rookie Broncos TE Greg Dulcich returns to practice. Is he the TE that fantasy managers (and the Broncos) have been waiting for?10:10 30.3% of Josh Jacobs’ carries have been a first down or TD. Show the man some respect!15:30 Don’t get upset about Kenneth Walker just because he was already rostered in your league17:05 Panic about Najee Harris & the emergence of Jaylen Warren20:40 Jakobi Meyers is currently the WR4 in Target Share (31.8%), behind only Cooper Kupp, CeeDee Lamb & Drake London.24:25 Rhamondre Stevenson’s fantasy value is flying up now that he has the Patriots backfield to himself28:45 Raheem Mostert has officially taken over the Dolphins backfield & everyone was wrong about Chase Edmonds32:40 Eno Benjamin might be worth investing in as the Cardinals' backup RB35:10 Travis Etienne's stock is rising while James Robinson's stock is falling in Jacksonville37:00 Don’t give up hope this early on, the NFL never stays static42:05 Cooper Rush is the probable QB starter for Cowboys vs. Eagles, and it's okay if he's not the starter once Dak Prescott returns from injury43:50 Post-week 1 Eagles target/air yard share: A.J. Brown vs. DeVonta Smith49:05 TNF Preview: Washington Commanders at Chicago BearsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/13/202256 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Recapping a big week for RBs

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon reflect on the week that was in fantasy football, specifically highlighting some huge games from Austin and other running backs around the league.The guys talk about Nick Chubb’s big performance, Josh Jacobs’ overcoming years of doubters, Breece Hall’s wild stats, Dameon Pierce grabbing a hold of his opportunity with the Texans and a lot more.02:15 Chargers 30, Browns 2813:00 Analytics vs. gut feeling16:30 Nick Chubb18:50 Josh Jacobs23:00 The League24:05 Breece Hall27:00 Najee Harris29:40 Rhamondre Stevenson33:10 Kenneth Walker35:30 Derrick Henry38:00 Ask Austin Mailbag42:30 How do you stay loose during games?46:40 Chiefs 30, Raiders 2949:25 Chargers-Broncos MNF preview52:30 The lifecycle of fantasy RBsCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/12/202258 minutes, 13 seconds
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Week 6 Pickups: Add Seahawks, drop Russell Wilson

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens for another episode of waiver wire pickups recommendations. This week, the guys put a heavy emphasis on acquiring Seahawks RB Kenneth Walker and QB Geno Smith.Also, with his performance and news of a shoulder injury that he’s attempting to play through, it’s time for Russell Wilson managers to start looking for a new QB.01:30 NEWS / Panthers fire Head Coach Matt Rhule08:25 Ravens 19, Bengals 1723:00 Taysom Hill24:25 Waiver Wire Pickups - RBs33:15 Waiver Wire Pickups - WRs45:15 Waiver Wire Pickups - QBs53:15 Waiver Wire Pickups - TEs57:50 Drop Russell Wilson60:20 Other drops62:40 Hold on loosely69:10 Getting in early71:30 Treviso Babes League UpdateCheck out all the episodes of the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast and the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at Yahoo Sports PodcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/11/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 56 seconds
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Week 5 Recap: Taysom Hill shows off, Ekeler has another big day & the Giants keep winning

Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski get together on Sunday night following a full day of NFL Week 5 action to recap each and every game that they watched from a fantasy perspective.The guys talk about Taysom Hill’s big game (and what it means for his value and position eligibility), who is taking over the backfield in Jacksonville (and on the Jets), how the Giants keep winning with no-name WRs and more.01:15 Saints 39, Seahawks 3209:15 Chargers 30, Browns 2813:35 Eagles 20, Cardinals 1719:00 Cowboys 22, Rams 1026:25 Bills 38, Steelers 332:50 Buccaneers 21, Falcons 1539:55 Jets 40, Dolphins 1744:25 Vikings 29, Bears 2246:15 Titans 21, Commanders 1750:30 Texans 13, Jaguars 657:50 Giants 27, Packers 2263:10 Patriots 29, Lions 068:30 49ers 37, Panthers 15Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 16 seconds
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Week 5 Fantasy Preview: Rams are broken, fade the Panthers & Ja’Marr Chase’s squeaky wheel game

Matt Harmon is joined by Frank Schwab to go through all of the NFL games on Sunday and Monday of Week 5 from a fantasy perspective.Along the way they try to predict Geno Smith’s future, discuss why they’re afraid of the Cardinals, wonder if Matthew Stafford is healthy, talk about Darren Waller potentially being overrated again and a lot more.Claim HARMON15 (offer active 10/4/2022-10/9/2022) here. (http://yhoo.it/dfs)Rewards Program terms apply.02:00 Seahawks at Saints11:10 Chargers at Browns16:30 Eagles at Cardinals21:40 Cowboys at Rams29:10 Steelers at Bills35:20 Falcons at Buccaneers41:20 Bears at Vikings45:35 Titans at Commanders50:30 Texans at Jaguars54:20 Giants at Packers57:30 Dolphins at Jets59:50 Lions at Patriots62:45 49ers at Panthers67:20 Bengals at Ravens71:05 Raiders at ChiefsCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/7/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 48 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Aging Allen Robinson, George Pickens hype & Colts/Broncos preview

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don for their weekly Stat Nerd Thursday episode. This week, the guys break down the terrible offenses in Carolina, Los Angeles (Rams) and Indianapolis.Don’t worry, they also highlight some of the (surprisingly) good fantasy offenses in Atlanta and Seattle, and provide a preview of Thursday night’s game between the Broncos and Colts.Claim HARMON15 (offer active 10/4/2022-10/9/2022) here. (http://yhoo.it/dfs)Rewards Program terms apply.03:20 NEWS / Dak Prescott out at least one more week08:00 NEWS / WSH RB Brian Robinson returns to practice10:00 NEWS / WR Cole Beasley retires12:05 Gabe Davis13:45 “The Cardio Club” - Bottom 5 in targets per routes run15:20 Dalton’s bad preseason takes on WRs24:15 Allen Robinson26:50 Breece Hall28:15 Geno Smith32:40 Falcons offense37:00 Diontae Johnson & George Pickens42:05 Terry McLaurin & Jahan Dotson44:45 Rams offense51:15 TNF Colts at Broncos previewCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/6/20221 hour, 1 minute, 32 seconds
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Ekeler's Edge: Austin's 3 TD game, Dameon Pierce hype returns & Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s fantasy league

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Yahoo Sports fantasy expert Matt Harmon get together to talk about Austin’s big 3 TD day in a win over the Houston Texans, answer some questions from fans in the Ask Austin segment, talk about the season Clyde Edwards-Helaire is having and what makes Nick Chubb so great, and chat with NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr. about his own fantasy football league.Claim HARMON15 (offer active 10/4/2022-10/9/2022) here. (http://yhoo.it/dfs)Rewards Program terms apply.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/5/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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Week 5 Pickups: Replacements for Javonte Williams & Cordarrelle Patterson

Matt Harmon and Andy Behrens break down the news coming out of NFL Week 4, including Javonte Williams’ season-ending knee injury and Cordarrelle Patterson going on IR, before discussing potential waiver wire claims that fantasy managers could make to fill the holes on their roster.Claim HARMON15 (offer active 10/4/2022-10/9/2022) here. (http://yhoo.it/dfs)Rewards Program terms apply.02:50 NEWS / Javonte Williams out for season (knee injury)13:05 NEWS / Jonathan Taylor might play on TNF vs. Broncos14:50 NEWS / Cordarrelle Patterson placed on Injured-Reserve18:25 NEWS / Treylon Burks has turf toe injury20:33 NEWS / Tua Tagovailoa out vs. NYJ (concussion)21:35 NEWS / Sam Darnold is “not close” to returning to Panthers25:00 Chiefs 41, Buccaneers 3133:35 Waiver Wire Pickups - RB40:00 Fantasy advice is situational42:45 Waiver Wire Pickups - WR52:41 Waiver Wire Pickups - QB & TE57:50 Getting in early59:50 Drops62:50 Hold on loosely66:35 Treviso Babes League updateCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/4/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 36 seconds
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Week 4 Recap: Miles Sanders redemption, Geno Smith is cooking & giving up on the Falcons

Matt Harmon is joined by Scott Pianowski on Sunday evening to recap Sunday’s NFL games from a fantasy perspective.Find out why the guys are reconsidering their position on the Atlanta Falcons, why they’re done listening to CeeDee Lamb criticism, who would be the #1 overall pick if fantasy drafts happened today and a whole lot more.01:00 WAKE UP02:30 Vikings 28, Saints 2508:45 Seahawks 48, Lions 4516:35 Eagles 29, Jaguars 2123:10 Bills 23, Ravens 2031:30 Chargers 34, Texans 2437:55 Falcons 23, Browns 2044:10 Cowboys 25, Commanders 1049:55 Jets 24, Steelers 2054:40 Raiders 32, Broncos 2357:50 Titans 24, Colts 1761:25 Cardinals 26, Panthers 1665:55 Packers 27, Patriots 24 (OT)69:50 Giants 20, Bears 12Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/3/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 25 seconds
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Week 4 Fantasy Preview: Breece Hall’s breakout, Jerry Jeudy smash game & Tom Brady cursed by a witch?

Matt Harmon is once again joined by Dalton Del Don, and the two preview every Week 4 game in the NFL from a fantasy football perspective.Find out why Breece Hall’s stats promise a fantasy breakout (and why it may not happen), why Dalton thinks Jerry Jeudy (and Treylon Burks) are in for huge games this week, and why the theory that Tom Brady is cursed might be gaining popularity.01:30 Vikings vs. Saints (in London)11:05 Jaguars at Eagles16:15 Bills at Ravens20:40 Chargers at Texans26:35 Seahawks at Lions30:45 Browns at Falcons35:05 Commanders at Cowboys37:30 Jets at Steelers43:00 Broncos at Raiders47:15 Titans at Colts49:30 Cardinals at Panthers52:25 Patriots at Packers54:40 Bears at Giants57:55 SNF Chiefs at Buccaneers65:00 MNF Rams at 49ersCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/30/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 5 seconds
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Stat Nerd Thursday: Cheat code QBs, D.J. Moore & Dolphins/Bengals preview

Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don for another riveting episode of Stat Nerd Thursday. In this episode, the guys discuss the Jets’ passing game, the Ravens’ backfield, D.J. Moore’s lack of production and a whole lot more.01:55 NEWS / Zach Wilson starting week 4 vs. PIT06:05 NEWS / Jameis Winston & Chris Olave08:10 NEWS / Praise for Ravens RB Justice Hill10:55 NEWS / Keenan Allen expected back for week 414:00 Baker Mayfield & D.J. Moore21:30 KC offense26:00 Mobile QBs28:55 Raiders & Jaguars33:20 RBs with 80%+ of team snaps40:10 Dameon Pierce43:00 Worst pass defenses in the NFL46:00 Jacoby Brissett & David Njoku50:20 Worst rush defenses in the NFL52:00 Top 10 targets per routes run52:45 CeeDee Lamb55:30 TNF Preview: Dolphins at BengalsCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/29/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ekeler’s Edge: Justin Turner & Saquon Barkley on the toxicity of fantasy football

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler and Matt Harmon are back from another episode of Ekeler’s Edge! The guys discuss the Chargers’ disappointing loss to the Jaguars and talk about the team’s path forward while dealing with so many injuries.Austin and Matt also spend time talking with Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner, who explains the die-hard fantasy football league that he is in with his teammates, and Saquon Barkley, following the Giants loss to the Cowboys on Monday.01:10 Dealing with the Jags loss08:00 Justin Turner interview09:50 Overcoming adversity / injuries11:40 Dodgers fantasy football league14:30 Co-managing a team17:00 How fantasy has changed fans21:00 Justin’s Dolphins thoughts22:40 Justin Turner Foundation26:00 The mentality of sports & social media31:30 Chargers-Jaguars recap38:00 Justin Herbert update39:00 Ask Austin questions39:30 Time to move on from drafting RBs in the 1st round of fantasy?46:20 Madden 23 disrespecting Austin47:55 Austin’s hobbies51:20 What does it feel like to play in front of a big crowd?55:20 How are Austin’s fantasy teams doing?60:30 Saquon Barkley interview63:00 Returning from injury64:00 Saquon’s in-season workout routine67:00 Giants’ culture under Brian Daboll70:40 Fansgiving Dinner72:50 Can we start a RB fraternity?Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/28/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 53 seconds
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Week 4 Pickups: Zach Wilson’s return, Khalil Herbert’s opportunity & Romeo Doubs’ breakout game

Matt Harmon is joined by Andy Behrens, as he is each and every Tuesday morning, to li