Rotoworld Football Show – Fantasy Football

NBC Sports, Pat Daugherty, Kyle Dvorchak, Denny Carter


Whether it’s season-long fantasy rankings, NFL draft analysis, DFS dart throws, betting implications or anything else NFL-related, the Rotoworld Football Show has you covered. Listen as RotoPat, Denny Carter, Kyle Dvorchak and others from the Rotoworld crew give their analysis and opinions on all things NFL on the Fantasy Sports Writers Association’s 2019 winner for Best Fantasy Football Podcast.

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1030 episodes

2024 Early Best Ball Draft

(4:00) Initial thoughts on Best Ball biggest risers, including Rico Dowdle, Dionte Johnson,  worth drafting? (11:45) – Reviewing the format of a Best Ball Draft. (16:00) Early Round Targets - Amon-Ra St Brown, Nico Collins, Tank Dell, Sam LaPorta. (25:00)– Mid round targets – CJ Stroud, Joe Mixon, David Montgomery, Jaylen Warren, Trey Benson Dalton Schultz. (44:00) - Late round Targets – Ladd McConkey, Troy Franklin, Jared Goff, Rashid Shaheed, Ty Chandler, Derek Carr, Ricky Pearsall, Noah Brown and more. (1:11:10) – Final Thoughts.

1h 16m
Mar 28
Lawrence Jackson’s Favorite Prospects, Steelers’ QB Competition + Ridley’s new role with Titans

(3:15) Lawrence Jackson's Favorite Draft Prospects: Caleb Williams, Braelon Allen, Isaac Guenrendo, Keon Coleman, Adonai Mitchell  (32:36) LaFleur: team would use Jacobs as a pass catcher out of the backfield (37:30) Tomlin: Russell Wilson “has pole position” to open the year as the team’s starting quarterback (41:00) Seahawks HC Mike Macdonald said he is “very confident in Geno” (Smith) (45:04) Callahan: Calvin Ridley’s role will be “very similar” to Ja’Marr Chase’s role in the Bengals offense (48:00) Anthony Richardson (shoulder) is expected to participate in spring practices (51:00) Pelissero: “People who know [Commanders GM] Adam Peters think he likes J.J. McCarthy”

Mar 26
Jets add Mike Williams + Favorite Under-the-Radar signings

(2:00) – Succumbing to March Madness + Shohei Ohtani gambling scandal (6:00) – Latest FA Signings: Mike Williams to Jets, D’Onta Foreman joins Browns (27:00) – Favorite “2nd-Tier” FA Moves: Darnell Mooney joins Falcons, Bills bring in Curtis Samuel, Devin Singletary inks deal with Giants (40:00) – More FA Fallout: What’s next for Odell Beckham Jr. and Michael Gallup, Gus Edwards’ role with Chargers (55:50) – Rookie QB Debate: Best team fits for Bo Nix and Michael Penix Jr.

1h 6m
Mar 21
Trade fallout for Justin Fields, Marquise Brown, and Keenan Allen + more FA moves

(2:30) – Impressions of Drew Lock’s first press conference with the Giants + Vikings trade for a second 1st-round pick  (10:00) – QB Trades: Steelers acquire Justin Fields, Eagles deal for Kenny Pickett (29:10) – WR Trades: Chiefs add Marquise Brown, Bears bring in Keenan Allen (45:40) – More Free Agency Moves: Curtis Samuel joins Bills, Jerry Jeudy signs extension with Browns, Alexander Mattison lands in Las Vegas

1h 3m
Mar 19
Calvin Ridley to Titans + Favorite/Least Favorite FA Signings

Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) and Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshere) break down the “second wave” of free agency, beginning with Calvin Ridley's arrival in Tennessee. They debate his fit with Will Levis and how things might shake out with DeAndre Hopkins. Next they evaluate the Diontae Johnson trade, Mike Williams and Mike Thomas’ release, Irv Smith, Mike Gesicki and much more. They end by discussing their favorite and least favorite signings of the first four days of free agency, including Derrick Henry in Baltimore and DeAndre Swift in Chicago.  (4:30) – WR Deals: Calvin Ridley lands big deal with Titans as Gabe Davis joins Jaguars, Panthers trade for Diontae Johnson,  (26:55) – More WR News: Falcons trade for Rondale Moore, Mike Williams and Mike Thomas cut (39:00) – QB Moves: Rankings Jacoby Brissett to Patriots vs Gardner Minshew to Raiders + Mason Rudolph lands with Titans (44:00) – TE Transactions: Bengals sign Mike Gesicki, Chiefs ink Irv Smith (50:10) – Favorite/Least Favorite FA signings (1:00:30) – Reacting to breaking news of Sam Howell being traded to the Seahawks

1h 4m
Mar 14
Derrick Henry to Ravens, Eagles land Saquon + other FA moves

(2:10) – Impressions of Derrick Henry signing with the Ravens (12:30) – QB moves: Falcons bring in Kirk Cousins, Russell Wilson to Steelers, and Vikings ink Sam Darnold (29:00) – RB deals: Saquon Barkley joins Eagles, Packers add Josh Jacobs as Aaron Jones heads to Vikings, Bears land D’Andre Swift, and Tony Pollard agrees with Titans (53:00) – More RB signings: Bengals bring aboard Zack Moss and trade Joe Mixon to Texans, and Austin Ekeler to Commanders

1h 6m
Mar 12
Jonnu Smith to Dolphins, Bills tearing down their roster + Free Agency Fits

Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) and Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshere) preview next week’s free agency extravaganza, focusing on fits they would like to see. Should the Chiefs sign Austin Ekeler or Antonio Gibson? Is Saquon Barkley a potential solution to the Eagles’ problems? Can Noah Fant or Gerald Everett contribute big plays up the seam in Cincinnati? Can the Bills afford Marquise Brown? They also break down Buffalo’s salary cap purge and Jonnu Smith’s arrival in Miami.     (00:50) - Jonnu Smith heads to Miami Dolphins  (7:35)  - Bills tear down their roster (14:45) - Free Agency Fits 

Mar 07
Kirk Cousins, Russell Wilson Rumors + NFL Combine Stars

March 5th: Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) and Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshere) take a spin through the latest NFL news, beginning with the most recent Kirk Cousins, Justin Fields and Russell Wilson rumors. Is Cousins to Atlanta a done deal? They also evaluate Ty Chandler’s Vikings future and Mike Evans’ return to the Bucs. Next, Kyle helps break down the Combine, focusing on J.J. McCarthy’s higher than expected weight, Xavier Worthy’s record-breaking speed, and the strong showings from Trey Benson and A.D. Mitchell.  (4:00) – QB Reports & Rumors: Falcons eye Kirk Cousins, potential fits for Russell Wilson, Steelers plan for 2024, Justin Fields’ value and the Broncos dilemma entering the NFL Draft (33:00) – More News & Notes: Vikings release Alexander Mattison, Mike Evans signs 2-year deal with Bucs, and Dalton Schultz and Texans agree to 3-year contract (40:00) – Winners at the NFL Combine: J.J. McCarthy, Trey Benson, Xavier Worthy, Adonai Mitchell, Brian Thomas Jr., and Theo Johnson

1h 2m
Mar 05
Caleb Williams as the 1.01, J.J. McCarthy Intrigue + Back-end 1st Round WRs

February 29: Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) and Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshwere) welcome in Mr. Eric Froton (@CFFroton) to break down NFL Combine weekend. Eric provides the latest information on Caleb Williams, Drake Maye, J.J. McCarthy and Jayden Daniels, as well as the top of the receiver and running back boards. That includes Xavier Worthy vs. Adonai Mitchell. He also touches on Michael Penix and Bo Nix’s Day 1 odds. Pat, Denny and Kyle then examine a few recent news items, including Travis Etienne’s likely declining workload and Tua Tagovailoa’s extension odds.    (1:30) – Why Indianapolis is the optimal location for the NFL combine (5:15) – Combine/Draft QB Breakdown: Caleb Williams as the clear-cut #1 option vs Drake Maye + Rating J.J. McCarthy and  Jayden Daniels  (22:30) – WR Prospect Profiles: Xavier Worthy vs Adonai Mitchell + Keon Coleman’s upside (32:45) – RB Draft Class: Rankings Jonathan Brooks,  (42:00) – Other News & Notes: Travis Etienne’s workload in 2024, Dolphins intend to extend Tua + trade rumblings for Tee Higgins and Davante Adams

Feb 29
Saquon, Jacobs Avoid Franchise Tag + Top QB Prospects in the Draft

(2:00) – Highlighting Coach and GM honesty at the NFL Combine (5:45) – Top Headlines: Giants reportedly open to drafting QB in 1st Round, ranking Saquon Barkley vs Josh Jacobs + potential Austin Ekeler destinations (21:40) – More News & Notes: Greg Roman drops hints about his new-look Chargers offense + Kliff Kingsbury throws cold water on the “air raid” (28:30) – Key prospects entering the NFL Combine: Caleb Williams, J.J. McCarthy, Jayden Daniels, Bo Nix and Blake Corum 

1h 0m
Feb 27
The Great Ravens debate + Best Ball Rookie WR ADPs

Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) and Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshere) break down all the latest NFL news, but first … they begin with an epic, unplanned continuation of Tuesday’s Ravens/Derrick Henry debate. Are the Ravens the rare team that can’t “moneyball” the running back position? Next, Kyle gives an early lay of the land of the rookie wide receiver landscape in best ball, focusing on players like Marvin Harrison Jr. and Malik Nabers. Next, they examine recent Alvin Kamara, Kenneth Walker and Kyle Pitts news items before speculating on potential cut candidates. That includes Joe Mixon, Mike Williams and Darren Waller.  (1:30) – Kyle weighs in on Pat and Denny’s “debate” over Derrick Henry’s fit with the Ravens + arguing over Baltimore’s best roster-building approach (22:10) – Best Ball Rookie WRs: Examining the ADP of Marvin Harrison Jr., Malik Nabers, Rome Odunze and Brian Thomas (31:30) – More News & Notes: Klint Kubiak’s plan for Alvin Kamara, Kenneth Walker vs Zach Charbonnet, Kyle Pitts as an “asset” in the run game (43:40) – Notable Cut Candidates: Joe Mixon, Michael Gallup, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Darren Waller and Keenan Allen

1h 2m
Feb 22
Russell Wilson, Derrick Henry rumors + Steelers’ QB Quandary

(1:00) – What Pat and Denny are writing about during the NFL “Offseason”   (7:30) – Rumor Mill: Possible destinations for Russell Wilson, the Steelers’ QB dilemma and potential Derrick Henry-Ravens marriage   (29:45) – Other News & Notes: Projecting the Commanders with OC Kliff Kingsbury and timetable for Tank Dell to rejoin the Texans   (42:30) – QBs vs Two-High Safeties: Examining trends with Will Levis, Jordan Love, Baker Mayfield, Patrick Mahomes and Joe Burrow

Feb 20
Tee Higgins, Justin Fields’ Futures + 2nd-Year Stars

(1:45) – Denny admits to be apart of a UFL Redraft league, the issue with MLB’s new jerseys + Kyle’s funny Super Bowl story   (10:50) – Top Headlines: Saints tab Klint Kubiak OC, expected franchise tag for Tee Higgins, Steelers “big fans” of Justin Fields, Falcons OC weighs in on Kyle Pitts and Bijan Robinson   (28:00) – More News & Notes: Atlanta OC weighs in on Kyle Pitts, Falcons as a potential destination for Kirk Cousins   (38:45) – Pat’s Seasons in Review Takeaways: Analyzing the 49ers, Giants, Lions   (53:50) – Sophomore Season Expectations: Examining Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Dalton Kincaid and Jahmyr Gibbs

1h 3m
Feb 15
What’s next for Chiefs, 49ers + Future of Tony Pollard, Derrick Henry

Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat) and Denny Carter (@CDCarter13) return from Super Bowl radio row and welcome back Mr. Kyle Dvorchak (@kyletweetshere). They break down the “big game” with the obligatory overtime strategy talk before getting into the “going forward” for both teams. Is this as bad as the Chiefs’ offense is going to get? Can the 49ers possibly be as healthy and efficient in 2024? Is Travis Kelce no longer the clear-cut No. 1 tight end? They then follow up on some Super Bowl week interviews by pondering whether Breece Hall is a candidate for the No. 1 overall pick, if Puka Nacua should be drafted ahead of Cooper Kupp, and where free-agent-to-be Tony Pollard might end up.    (2:30) – Super Bowl Reaction: Kyle Shanahan’s decision to start OT, Travis Kelce’s 2023 campaign, analyzing the Chiefs offense (27:00) – Future of the 49ers: Examining Brandon Aiyuk, Brock Purdy and the SF salary cap situation (45:20) – More offseason storylines: Suitors for Tony Pollard, Breece Hall as the 1.02, Puka Nacua vs Cooper Kupp and Derrick Henry’s next team

Feb 13
Breece Hall on 1.01 in Drafts + Gregg Rosenthal, Robert Mays on set!

(1:45) – Quincy Williams, Breece Hall, Tee Higgins and Ja’Marr Chase Interviews (9:30) – Gregg Rosenthal on Las Vegas hosting its first Super Bowl, Dan Campbell’s analytical “controversy” and Super Bowl predictions (23:40) – Robert Mays discusses the Titans hiring Brian Callahan, how the Chiefs can gain leverage on Sunday Night and why Deebo Samuel, Rashee Rice and Travis Kelce could thrive

Feb 09
Puka Nacua, Tony Pollard on set + Way too early 2024 Predictions

(0:30) – Puka Nacua Interview (9:30) – Tony Pollard Interview (23:40) – “Play or Pass”: Predicting production from Tony Pollard, Puka Nacua, Jahmyr Gibbs vs David Montgomery, Travis Etienne and Justin Herbert in 2024

Feb 08
Betting the Super Bowl with Drew Dinsick

(1:30) – Why are many bettors backing the 49ers? (11:40) – Where the Chiefs defense can thrive or struggle against Kyle Shanahan’s offense (22:20) – Explaining “alt lines” for novice bettors (30:25) – Examining the Chiefs and 49ers momentum entering Super Bowl LVIII (34:30) – Favorites for Super Bowl MVP + Drew’s favorite prop bet

Feb 07
Kevin Clark on the Super Bowl, Ben Johnson + Rating OC hires

(2:30) – Impressions of Mike Vrabel’s physical appearance (7:45) – Kevin’s reasons for not playing Fantasy Football (11:30) – Examining the Super Bowl LVIII matchup (17:30) – Analyzing Ben Johnson’s decision to remain the Lions OC + other bright offensive minds around the league (30:45) – Offensive Coordinator hires: Analyzing Kliff Kingsbury to the Commanders, Luke Getsy joining the Raiders and Chargers’ pursuit of Greg Roman

Feb 06
Best/Worst Coaching Hires + Why is Bill Belichick unemployed?

(3:00) – No more HC vacancies: Seahawks hire Mike Macdonald, Commanders bring Dan Quinn aboard (21:45) – Most Impressive/Underwhelming Head Coaching hires  (37:40) – Player News + Notes: Jaguars commit to Trevor Lawrence, next team for Kirk Cousins, Russell Wilson-Raiders rumors (51:00) – Ravens pass catchers in 2024: Zay Flowers as a WR2, concerns with Mark Andrews  

Feb 01
Ben Johnson stays with Lions, Arthur Smith to Steelers + more

(2:20) – Making sense of Dan Campbell’s “analytics” controversy (9:30) – Coordinator News: Ben Johnson choses to stay with Lions, offensive trends under Jim Harbaugh (24:30) – More Coaching News: Steelers sign Arthur Smith, Kellen Moore lands with Eagles, Zac Robinson takes over the Falcons offense (38:45) – Other Notable Headlines: Browns hire Ken Dorsey as OC  

Jan 30
Championship Sunday Preview + Chargers hire Jim Harbaugh

(5:40) – Chargers ink Jim Harbaugh: Impressions of the hire + potential impact on Justin Herbert (17:10) – More Coaching News: Panthers pick Dave Canales, Kellen Moore interviewing for OC job with Eagles (27:30) – Chiefs at Ravens (42:20) – Lions at 49ers  

Jan 26
Key Coaching News: Impact of Titans, Raiders hires + more

(1:00) – Pat and Denny reveal their plans for Super Bowl Week (5:30) – Head Coaching Moves: Brian Callahan takes over the Titans, Raiders commit to Antonio Pierce (23:45) – Offensive Coordinator News: Shane Waldron takes over Bears offense, Josh Allen stumps for Joe Brady (34:40) – Additional Coaching Items: Nick Sirianni’s hot seat in Philadelphia, Bobby Slowik continues on the HC interview circuit, Saints interview Clint Kubiak and Brian Griese for OC (50:50) – More Notable Items: Panthers name Dan Morgan GM, multiple teams show interest in Arthur Smith

Jan 23
Divisional Round Recap: Chiefs Outlast the Bills

(02:45) - Chiefs top the Bills: Patrick Mahomes advances to the AFC Title Game for the 6th straight season. Sean McDermott on  the heat seat now? (21:10) - Lions beat the Bucs: Pair of TD passes for Jared Goff.  (29:00) - 49ers rally late over the Packers: Deebo Samuel left early with a shoulder injury. (44:30) - Ravens pull away from the Texans: Lamar Jackson will appear in his first AFC Championship.

Jan 22
Divisional Round Preview + Bill Belichick, Mike McCarthy Debate

(5:40) – Head Coaching updates: Falcons continue to court Bill Belichick, Cowboys commit to Mike McCarthy next season (20:20) – Texans at Ravens (32:10) – Packers at 49ers (43:50) – Buccaneers at Lions (52:40) – Chiefs at Bills

1h 2m
Jan 18
Eagles’ strange season, George Pickens’ dynasty value + Latest Coaching news

(4:15) – Eagles at Bucs Fallout: Explaining Philly’s flameout, Nick Sirianni’s job security, Tampa’s chances in the Divisional Round (18:40) – Steelers at Bills Reaction: Bills favored vs Chiefs at home, Kenny Pickett’s future, dynasty appeal of George Pickens (33:50) – Analyzing long term relationship between Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins (38:00) – Coaching News + Notes: Saints fire Pete Carmichael, Mike McCarthy’s hot seat, latest Bill Belichick reports, Jerod Mayo takes over the Patriots, Jim Harbaugh interviews with Chargers  

Jan 16
Wild Card Recap: Cowboys Flop & Lions Advance

(01:00) - Lions outlast the Rams: 181 yards receiving for Puka Nacua in defeat. (15:10) - Packers surprise the Cowboys: Jordan Love wins his 1st Playoff Start. (32:50) - Chiefs top the Dolphins: Many question marks for Tua Tagavailoa. (44:00) - Texans thrash the Browns: Trio of TD passes for C.J. Stroud.  

Jan 15
Super Wild Card Weekend Preview + Surprising Coaching Changes

(2:30) – Bill Belichick, Mike Vrabel and Pete Carroll move on from their respective positions (8:50) – Browns at Texans (19:00) – Dolphins at Chiefs (29:25) – Steelers at Bills (36:45) – Packers at Cowboys (44:00) – Rams at Lions (54:05) – Eagles at Buccaneers

1h 4m
Jan 11
Coaching Changes + Hot/Cold Playoff Teams

(3:00) – Analyzing the future of the Falcons, Jim Harbaugh and Bill Belichick (24:30) – State of the Jets entering the offseason and the Dolphins before Super Wild Card Weekend (34:40) – Hot/Cold teams entering the Playoffs: Packers, Cowboys, Bills, Bucs and Texans (46:30) – Ranking #1 through #7 seeds in each conference

Jan 08
Week 18 Recap Show: Game-by-Game Review 2023-2024

(02:15) - Bucs shutout the Panthers: Tampa wins the division title without Tom Brady. (10:15) - Chiefs edge the Chargers: Blaine Gabbert stands in for a resting Patrick Mahomes. (17:05) - Jets over the Patriots: Breece Hall with an astounding 39 touches. (22:45) - Texans top the Jaguars: Jacksonville will miss the playoffs. (35:25) - Bengals beat the Browns: Jake Browning threw for 3 TDs. (41:00) - Raiders defeat the Broncos: Zamir White rushes for 112 yards. (44:00) - Saints crush the Falcons: 4 TD passes for Derek Carr. (55:40) - Rams sneak past the 49ers: Matthew Stafford will return to Detroit next weekend. (61:40) - Packers over the Bears: Green Bay clinches a playoff berth. (69:00) - Giants clobber the Eagles: Philadelphia will be a wildcard. (79:30) - Seahawks edge the Cardinals: James Connor rushes for 150 yards. (80:20) - Lions defeat the Vikings: Detroit will be the NFC's 3 seed. (88:20) - Cowboys pound the Commanders: Dallas win the NFC East  

1h 36m
Jan 08
Week 18 Preview: Bills-Dolphins, Vikings-Lions + Key Players to track

(4:30) – Steelers at Ravens (10:00) – Texans at Colts (14:45) – Bills at Dolphins (19:20) – Vikings at Lions (26:15) – Falcons at Saints (31:50) – Bears at Packers (34:00) – Broncos at Raiders (37:45) – Eagles at Giants (43:15) – Seahawks at Cardinals (46:10) – Cowboys at Commanders (51:20) – Jaguars at Titans (55:00) – Buccaneers at Panthers (1:00:40) – Chiefs at Chargers (1:04:00) – Browns at Bengals (1:07:00) – Rams at 49ers (1:11:30) – Jets at Patriots  

1h 15m
Jan 05