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Whether it’s season-long fantasy rankings, NFL draft analysis, DFS dart throws, betting implications or anything else NFL-related, Rotoworld Football Show, formerly the Rotoworld Football Podcast, has you covered. Listen as RotoPat, Denny Carter, Pat Kerrane, 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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Browns trade for Elijah Moore + Damien Harris disagreements

(06:45) – WR intrigue: Browns trade for Elijah Moore and Mecole Hardman joins the Jets (13:10) – Making sense of the Aaron Rodgers debate: Do the Jets or the Packers have the leverage in their pending trade? (23:00) – Impact of Damien Harris signing with the Bills (34:10) – Texans Offensive Outlook: How we feel about the Devin Singletary and Dalton Schultz signings (44:10) – What to make of Mike Gesicki signing with the Patriots (49:45) – Ezekiel Elliott reportedly narrowing options to Jets, Bengals and Eagles

Mar 23
Cowboys trade for Cooks, #1 Draft Pick buzz and more

(04:40) – Impact of Brandin Cooks’ trade to the Cowboys (14:30) – Gauging Adam Thielen’s role with the Panthers (20:40) – Will C.J. Stroud, Bryce Young or Anthony Richardson go #1 Overall? (33:00) – D’Onta Foreman agrees to contract with Bears (40:50) – Analyzing Lamar Jackson’s options outside of Baltimore (46:00) – Would you rather draft Jimmy Garoppolo or Derek Carr?

Mar 20
More FA Moves: Miles Sanders to Panthers, Rashaad Penny to Eagles and more

(05:45) – RBs changing locations: Miles Sanders to Panthers, David Montgomery to Lions, and Rashaad Penny to Eagles (28:00) – More RB moves: Saints come to terms with Jamaal Williams to Saints, Broncos add Samaje Perine and Patriots bring in James Robinson (41:50) – QB carousel continues: Impact of Jacoby Brissett the Commanders, Baker Mayfield to the Bucs and Taylor Heinicke to the Falcons (53:30) – WR/TE additions: Raiders agree with Jakobi Meyers, Patriots bring JuJu Smith-Schuster on board and Allen Lazard lands with Jets

1h 7m
Mar 16
Free Agency breakdown: Jimmy G, Rodgers, Ekeler + more

(04:00) - NFL Free Agency is here: Jimmy Garoppolo already to Las Vegas. (23:00) - Blockbuster NFL Draft Trade: D.J. Moore now in Chicago as Carolina now owns the #1 pick. (30:00) - Bears now all in on Justin Fields:  How likely is it that Fields repeat as the Fantasy #1 QB in 2023? (33:00) Trade rumors: Austin Ekeler and Courtland Sutton (46:45) Aaron Rodgers options: Will he be a Jet?    

Mar 13
Free agent gems + Combine fallout at WR, TE

(07:20) - QBs: Andy Dalton on the market. (18:10) -  RBs: What to make of Alexander Mattison? (27:30) - WRs: Discussion on Allen Lazard. (33:00) - TEs: What Mike Gesicki brings to the table (41:00) -  Combine recap: A lot of undersized WRs in this class.

Mar 09
Saints land Derek Carr, Anthony Richardson’s skyrocketing stock and more

(06:45) – Impact of Derek Carr’s expected deal with the Saints (17:00) – RB Roundup: Ezekiel Elliott’s future with Cowboys after team tags Tony Pollard and Derrick Henry reportedly being shopped by Titans (27:55) – Rams grant Allen Robinson room to seek a trade  (34:45) – QB Combine Fallout: Anthony Richardson wows, Will Levis underwhelms, C.J. Stroud silences doubters and Bryce Young’s measurables

Mar 06
Cowboys’ run-heavy approach, Tua’s health concerns and more

(09:55) – RB Roundup: Mike McCarthy’s commitment to the run, Jamaal Williams potential reunion with the Lions impacting D’Andre Swift and Joe Mixon’s future with Bengals (35:15) – QB Questions: Concern over Tua Tagovailoa’s health, Daniel Jones elevated asking price on the open market and Frank Reich praises Derek Carr (52:35) – WR Check-in: Jonathan Gannon noncommittal on DeAndre Hopkins, while Keenan Allen shown support from Chargers brass  

1h 6m
Mar 02
Bears shopping #1 Pick + WRs who quietly dominated in 2022

(02:45) – A.J. Brown quotes a famous Denny tweet (11:15) – The Bears reportedly “leaning toward” trading 1st Overall Pick (20:10) – Will Jakobi Meyers land a big free agent payday like Christian Kirk did a year ago? (28:45) – 2022 WRs who dominated air yards and target share but were inconsistent: Chris Olave, Drake London, Garrett Wilson, D.J. Moore and Jerry Jeudy

Feb 27
1st Round Mock Draft: Potential landing spots for Bijan Robinson, Jaylin Hyatt and others

(07:10) – Javonte Williams reportedly to miss large portion of 2023 season (15:15) – What’s next for Robert Woods after being released by the Titans? (18:40) – Kyler Murray “ahead of schedule” in recovery from season-ending knee injury according to report (28:05) – Will the Bucs really turn to Kyle Trask as their starting QB? (37:00) – Intriguing Fantasy Fallout from Kyle’s 1st Round Mock Draft: Raiders draft QB Will Levis 7th, Bills take RB Bijan Robinson 27th, Cowboys select WR Jalin Hyatt 26th

Feb 23
Potential Daniel Jones, Jalen Hurts contracts + QB neediest teams

(07:30) – Significance of Daniel Jones changing agents (15:00) – Impact of potential new Jalen Hurts contract (21:00) – Jonathan Gannon’s plan for Kyler Murray in a new-look offense (34:30) – Jets reportedly interested in trading for Lamar Jackson (49:00) – QB neediest teams: Jets, Panthers, Commanders, Raiders, Saints and Falcons  

Feb 20
Best Head Coach hires + Surprising early ADP trends

(04:45) – Impressions of Jonathan Gannon taking over as Cardinals head coach (16:30) – Analyzing the Colts under new head coach Shane Steichen (25:15) – Favorite/Least Favorite coaching hires: Shane Steichen, DeMeco Ryans and Sean Payton (41:00) – QB ADP: Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen and Jalen Hurts all in the Top 16, and the risk of drafting Trey Lance (49:30) – RB ADP: Bijan Robinson going as RB4 and Tony Pollard as RB13 (60:45) – Jets’ soaring ADP: Breece Hall and Garrett Wilson going in the Top 24 (66:15) – Overall view of the incoming rookie class  

1h 10m
Feb 16
Super Bowl recap, DeVonta Smith WR1 upside and more

(00:00) – Topline thoughts Super Bowl Thoughts: Nick Sirianni and Andy Reid coaching decisions in a rather “clean” game (20:15) – Where to rank Isiah Pacheco and Miles Sanders among RBs in 2023 (24:30) – Analyzing DeVonta Smith’s WR1 upside (28:20) – Any hope left for Kadarius Toney in his 2nd season with Kansas City? (33:15) – Impact of Shane Steichen becoming the Colts head coach (36:10) – Texans continue to pilfer from the 49ers coaching staff  

Feb 13
Ryan Leaf on Herbert, Fields and other young QBs + Super Bowl Predictions

(00:00) – Latest buzz from radio row at the Super Bowl (03:00) – Interview with Ryan Leaf: Expectations for Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts Sunday, rating Justin Herbert, Justin Fields, Trevor Lawrence and other young QBs, Top 5 signal callers in the league right now and best landing spots for Lamar Jackson and Aaron Rodgers (14:00) - The latest with the Cowboys. (20:15) – Denny and Lawrence’s final Super Bowl predictions    

Feb 10
Super Bowl DFS Showdown Strategy + 49ers Insider on QB Situation, CMC Usage

(1:07) – What Denny and Lawrence have been up to in Arizona for the Super Bowl (7:06) – Interview with Matt Maiocco: Jimmy Garoppolo’s exit from the 49ers, Brock Purdy or Trey Lance as the 2023 Week 1 Starter, future of Brandon Aiyuk, George Kittle’s usage, Elijah Mitchell as CMC’s backup and 49ers draft targets (28:22) – Obscure player props: Kadarius Toney receiving yards, Boston Scott and Kenneth Gainwell rushing yards (35:35) – Showdown DFS lineup strategies: Prioritizing Kenneth Gainwell, Patrick Mahomes, Dallas Goedert, Quez Watkins and others

Feb 08
Way Too Early 2023 Stock Watch: Jets, Lions, Jaguars and more

(01:30) – Tom Brady announces retirement (again) (11:30) – 2023 teams on the rise: Panthers, Jets and Falcons (33:50) – Non-playoff teams most likely to make the postseason: Patriots, Jets and Lions (44:10) – Teams most likely to break through to a Conference Championship: Jaguars, Dolphins and Titans (52:15) – Divisional Round teams most likely to miss the playoffs: Jaguars, Giants and Cowboys (60:45) – Championship Sunday team most likely to miss the playoffs: 49ers (67:10) – Most likely “surprise” contenders for the #1 Pick: Titans, Bucs and Raiders  

1h 14m
Feb 02
Cowboys, Chargers change OC’s + Top Coaching Candidates

(01:35) – Derek Carr, Tyler Huntley, Jared Goff and Trevor Lawrence named to Pro Bowl (09:45) – Debunking the theory the “Eagles got lucky” in the NFC Championship Game (18:45) – Impact of Mike McCarthy calling the plays next season in Dallas (25:30) – Expectations for the Chargers offense with new OC Kellen Moore (30:45) – Best offensive-minded head coaching candidates (39:30) – Top defensive-minded head coaching names (46:55) – Most likely landing spots for Derek Carr

Jan 31
Chiefs, Eagles on collision course after epic in KC, dud in Philly

(00:00) - Chiefs outlast the Bengals in a classic: Kansas City avenges last year's loss. (11:30) - How Kansas City's less than fully healthy offense matches up against Philadelphia's D? (23:50) - Are the Bengals a better offense line away from a Super Bowl title? (26:45) - Eagles trounce the 49ers: San Francisco's QBs both injured. (38:00) - Initial Super Bowl LVII thoughts. (43:25) - Sorting through SF's murky QB situation: Trey Lance, Brock Purdy or Option C?  

Jan 30
Championship Sunday DFS Plays, Recipes for Victory + Another Kadarius Toney debate

(07:00) – Impressions of Frank Reich becoming the Panthers Head Coach and Nathaniel Hackett the OC with the Jets (14:10) – Will Brock Purdy continue his hot streak? (20:50) – Formula for a 49ers victory (25:40) – Why A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have advantageous matchups (30:15) – Intriguing under-the-radar 49ers and Eagles DFS plays (39:10) – Should the Bengals or Chiefs be favored? (42:15) – Buying or selling Kadarius Toney? (51:30) – Recipe for a victory on both sides of the Bengals vs Chiefs matchups (61:45) – Potentially low-rostered Bengals and Chiefs DFS options  

1h 8m
Jan 26
A-Rod trade scenarios, Ranking Trevor Lawrence and more

(07:20) – Bill O’Brien named Patriots OC: Impact on Mac Jones? (16:55) – Trade potential of Aaron Rodgers: Ideal fits in a deal and if the veteran can live up to expectations (25:10) – Examining Gabe Davis: Have we overhyped Buffalo’s WR? (31:45) – Ravens OC Candidates: Examining best fits for Baltimore’s offense (38:30) – Trevor Lawrence’s trajectory: Analyzing 2nd-year signal caller’s trajectory over the next 3 seasons  

Jan 24
Divisional Round Recap: Rolling Eagles, Cowboys future + Chiefs injury issues

(00:00) - 49ers hold off the Cowboys: Dallas' inexplicable final play call. (24:35) - Chiefs edge the Jaguars :Patrick Mahomes dealing with a high ankle sprain. (44:50) - Eagles rout the Giants: Philadelphia looked like the true #1 seed. (60:45) - Bengals defeat the Bills: Buffalo's offense did very little.  

1h 15m
Jan 23
Josh Allen’s TOs, Banking on Brock Purdy, DFS gems + more

(06:10) – Jaguars at Chiefs: Jacksonville’s blueprint for an upset, Jerick McKinnon vs Isiah Pacheco, Kadarius Toney’s role, prioritizing Jaguars pass catchers (23:45) – Giants at Eagles: Daniels Jones’ rushing prowess, Eagles’ offensive approach as they return to full health, trusting Miles Sanders (41:10) – Bengals at Bills: Concern level with Josh Allen’s turnovers, Bengals OL injuries, intriguing deep cut DFS options (55:30) – Cowboys at 49ers: Expectations for Brock Purdy, Cowboys commitment to the run, potentially under-rostered DFS players

1h 10m
Jan 20
What’s next for Brady and Lamar + Rating Staley and McDaniel

(07:00) – Wild Card Weekend Takeaways: Giants impress and the Vikings disappoint (16:10) – Murky QB Futures: Tom Brady and Lamar Jackson (30:20) – State of the Chargers: Brandon Staley’s hold on the head coaching job + Joe Lombardi fired (40:45) – Analyzing the Dolphins: Reflecting on Mike McDaniel’s first season in Miami (46:00) – Latest Sean Payton Rumor Mill: Is there a preferred destination for sought-after coach?

Jan 17
Wild Card Recap: Bills’ issues, Giants’ chances and more

(03:30) - 49ers rout the Seahawks: Evaluating Brock Purdy's performance. (22:30) - Jaguars rally over the Chargers: Trevor Lawrence overcomes nightmare 1st Half. (40:25) - Bills hang on against the Dolphins: Josh Allen's up and down afternoon. (53:55) - Giants "upset" the Vikings: New York's offense looked unstoppable. (64:45) - Bengals outlast the Ravens: Cincinnati did just enough to win.        

1h 14m
Jan 16
Wild Card Preview: DFS Intrigue, QB Questions + Fighting over Dak

(06:45) – Seahawks at 49ers: Brock Purdy expectations + Seattle’s chances at an upset (20:20) – Chargers at Jaguars: Why Travis Etienne could thrive + Pass catcher pecking order with both teams (30:50) – Dolphins at Bills: Preferred Miami approach amidst major injuries + Devin Singletary vs James Cook (38:05) – Giants at Vikings: Giants to trust outside of Saquon Barkley + Prioritizing Vikings (47:10) – Ravens at Bengals: Making the case for Ravens relevance + Bengals DFS stacks (54:30) – Cowboys at Bucs: Analyzing Dak Prescott + If the Bucs will be run or pass-heavy

1h 3m
Jan 12
Ranking Playoff Teams + Trading Justin Fields?!

(1:30) – Would the Bears ever consider trading Justin Fields and drafting a QB #1? (08:15) – Weaker Teams: Dolphins, Ravens and Seahawks (21:30) – Middle-Tiered Teams: Chargers, Jaguars, Vikings, Giants, Cowboys and Bucs (42:00) – Championship-caliber Teams: Bengals, Bills, 49ers, Eagles and Chiefs

1h 3m
Jan 10
Best coaching vacancies + “Level up” 2023 teams

(1:00) – Reflecting on Kerrane winning Best Ball Mania III (17:55) – Coaching candidates who could replace Kliff Kingsbury in Arizona (31:00) – Most attractive coaching vacancy: Broncos, Cardinals, Colts, Panthers or Texans? (43:35) – What’s next for Aaron Rodgers after failing to make the playoffs? (51:10) – Teams that could “level up” in 2023: Falcons, Lions and Jets. (61:00) – More likely to bounce back in 2023: Jets or Patriots, Steelers or Browns, Raiders or Broncos, and Rams or Saints

1h 11m
Jan 10
Week 18 Preview: Stevenson + Swift trust levels, Bucs starters and more

(03:00) – Chiefs at Raiders: What should we expect in Jarrett Stidham’s encore start Sunday? (15:00) – Titans at Jaguars: Making sense of Jacksonville receiver pecking order. (18:55) – Patriots at Bills: How concerning is Rhamondre Stevenson’s dip in production? (24:10) – Lions at Packers: Analyzing the curious case of D’Andre Swift’s usage. (31:30) – Jets at Dolphins: How much of a hit does the Dolphins offense take with Skylar Thompson under center? (38:10) – Bucs at Falcons: Are we buying Todd Bowles’ assertion that the Bucs starters will play a lot Sunday? (43:45) – Ravens at Bengals: All signs point to another Tyler Huntley start. (51:10) – Vikings at Bears: Will Kirk Cousins air it out in Chicago? (55:00) – Panthers at Saints: Expectations for D’Onta Foreman. (59:05) – Cowboys at Commanders: Why all signs point to a Dallas blowout. (63:55) – Browns at Steelers: Highlighting Kenny Pickett’s recent play in Pittsburgh victories. (68:30) – Chargers at Broncos: Can Russell Wilson conclude is disappointing season on a high note? (77:15) – Giants at Eagles: Examining under-the-radar fliers for New York (80:45) – Cardinals at 49ers: More target expected for Greg Dortch. (83:15) – Rams at Seahawks: Will Cam Akers and Ken Walker III to continue their hot stretch to end the season? (86:15) – Texans at Colts: Attempting to extract fantasy relevant information in Indianapolis.  

1h 29m
Jan 05
Stidham’s staying power + Mahomes, Jefferson stare down records

(08:15) – Bucs revive their offense and clinch the NFC South. Will they rest their starters in Week 18? (14:30) – Analyzing the staying power of Jarrett Stidham in Las Vegas. (20:00) – Patrick Mahomes stares down the single-season passing yards record. (24:35) – Could Tyler Allgeier become an RB1 in 2023 after a strong finish to this season? (30:40) – Attempting to clear up the murky QB situations with the Dolphins and Colts.   (35:30) – Expectations for Josh Dobbs at the Jaguars and intriguing Saturday DFS stacks. (39:35) – Ty Johnson’s increased role in the Jets backfield.  (43:40) – Can Justin Jefferson break the single-season receiving yards record? (47:45) – Making sense of Cam Akers’ late season breakout. (50:10) – Projecting the most effective usage of D’Andre Swift vs Jamaal Williams in Detroit.

Jan 02
Week 17 Recap Show: Game-by-Game Review 2022-2023

(00:45) - Buccaneers beat the Panthers: Tom Brady threw for over 400 yards. (10:15) - Seahawks defeat the Jets: Kenneth Walker rushed for over 100 yards. (16:35) - Lions maul the Bears: Justin Fields ran for 132 yards in the loss. (24:00) - 49ers edge the Raiders: Brock Purdy threw 2 TDs. (30:35) - Patriots over the Dolphins: Teddy Bridgewater left early with injury. (36:10) - Packers rout the Vikings: Minnesota hampered with a decimated OL. (39:10) - Browns beat the Commanders: Carson Wentz's long afternoon. (48:00) - Giants crush the Colts: Daniel Jones accounted for 4 TDs. (53:00) - Chargers defeat the Rams: Austin Ekeler's big Sunday. (57:30) - Falcons edge the Cardinals: Tyler Allgeier and Cordarelle Patterson each find the end zone. (63:10) - Saints over the Eagles: Gardner Minshew quiet in second straight start.  (68:05) - Chiefs top the Broncos: Patrick Mahomes tossed 3 TDs. (79:05) - Jaguars rout the Texans: Travis Etienne rushed for over 100 yards and scored.

1h 22m
Jan 02
Week 17 Preview: Expectations for Justin Fields, James Cook, Garrett Wilson and more

(5:16) – Cardinals at Falcons: If Tyler Allgeier can continue his hot streak.   (10:22) – Colts at Giants: Are there viable New York receiver options this week?   (14:05) – Panthers at Bucs: Favorable matchups for Chuba Hubbard and D’Onta Foreman.   (19:58) – 49ers at Raiders: Is Brock Purdy a QB1 in Las Vegas?   (28:01) – Bears at Lions: Expect high usage from Justin Fields and David Montgomery.   (31:25) – Broncos at Chiefs: Analyzing a changing of the guard among the Chiefs WRs.   (36:30) – Bills at Bengals: Making sense of the backfield usage in both sides of this matchup.   (46:10) – Dolphins at Patriots: Analyzing the drop off (or lack thereof) from Tua Tagovailoa to Teddy Bridgewater.   (52:00) – Saints at Eagles: Will the Eagles have another productive day if Gardner Minshew is under center?   (57:58) – Jets at Seahawks: Expectations for rookies Garrett Wilson and Ken Walker III.   (1:05:20) – Browns at Commanders: Ranking Terry McLaurin as Washington turns back to Carson Wentz.   (1:09:51) – Jaguars at Texans: Analyzing Travis Etienne’s workload in Houston.   (1:13:36) – Vikings at Packers: Can Aaron Rodger crack the top-12 at QB?   (1:19:03) – Steelers at Ravens: If Mark Andrew can regain the trust of managers this week.   (1:23:52) – Rams at Chargers: Why Justin Herbert should be busy dropping back often.

1h 30m
Dec 29, 2022