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Quick Hits: NFL Week 5 All-Hype Team

Fantasy football lineup decisions become tough here in NFL Week 5 when you have struggling stars like Andrew Luck and DeAndre Hopkins and flavor-of-the-week options like Carson Wentz and Cameron Meredith who are getting plenty of hype for their upcoming match-ups. In this episode of Quick Hits, Howard Bender builds the All-Hype Team for NFL Week 5 and tells you who is worth using and who you may want to avoid.


Quick Hits: Top Fantasy Football Stories of NFL Week 4

We've got struggling quarterbacks, changing backfield situations and injuries galore! In this edition of Quick Hits on the Fantasy Alarm Podcast, Howard Bender gives the full rundown and fantasy analysis for the top fantasy football stories you should be tracking as we head into Sunday of NFL Week 4.


Quick Hits: Top 5 Undervalued Plays for NFL Week 3

We're all looking for that one home run for our DFS lineups or that one guy who will push you over the top in your season-long fantasy football game. While there's no such thing as a sleeper anymore, Howard Bender offers up five players who aren't getting the hype they deserve for NFL Week 3. and warrant consideration.


Quick Hits: Top 5 Waiver Wire Adds for NFL Week 3

With the myriad of injuries we saw in NFL Week 2, fantasy football owners are in a mad scramble to the waiver wire this week. But with so many names floating around out there, which ones are worth using your waiver priority? Which ones will be worth the bold FAAB bids required to acquire these guys? In this episode of Quick Hits, Howard Bender offers up his Top 5 Waiver Wire adds for NFL Week 3.


Quick Hits: NFL Week 2 Sunday Morning Pep Talk

Howard Bender welcomes you into NFL Week 2 with a Sunday morning pep talk you don't want to miss. It's way too early for people to start overreacting yet a loss or two to start the season causes more people to blow up their teams and ruin their fantasy seasons. A slow start doesn't mean a player is done and all too often, it's the overreaction that loses the season, not the slow start. Bender's wake-up call here should set you straight.


Quick Hits: Top 10 Week 1 Fantasy Football Bummers

While there are still two Monday night games to be played to officially complete Week 1 of the NFL regular season, fantasy football owners are already panicking over some of the poor showings from some of football's most prominent players. Fantasy Alarm's Howard Bender recaps the Top 10 bummers for both season-long owners and DFS players from Sunday and offers up some silver linings people may be able to look towards.


Quick Hits: Top 5 Most Over-Hyped Fantasy Football Players

Howard Bender is joined by Fantasy Alarm Top 5 specialist Colby Conway to discuss the Top 5 most over-hyped NFL players in fantasy football.


Quick Hits: Morning Coffee with ESPN's Bob Wischusen

Howard Bender spends his morning coffee time with ESPN TV broadcaster & NY Jets play-by-play man, Bob Wischusen. The two discuss Wischusen's broadcasting career, the New York Jets, jam bands and, of course, fantasy football and the Jam On Fantasy Football League. Plus Bob jumps into the hot seat for Bender's notorious 5 Easy Questions.


Quick Hits: 5 Mistakes to Avoid After Draft Day

After all the preseason prep work they do, too many people make poor, hasty decisions with their roster and end up blowing up all the good they did in their draft. In this episode of Quick Hits, Howard Bender discusses five mistakes every fantasy football owner needs to avoid between the end of their draft and Week 1 of the NFL regular season.


Quick Hits: Vikings Deal for Sam Bradford

In this episode of the Fantasy Alarm Podcast's Quick Hits, Howard Bender throws down the fantasy football hot-take analysis on the Vikings' trade for Sam Bradford.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: Top 10 Late-Round Sleepers

Howard Bender takes back the Fantasy Alarm Podcast to bring you a series of quick-hit shows to help you in your 2016 fantasy football drafts. In this episode, he offers up his Top 10 late-round sleeper picks to consider when building depth for your fantasy football team.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast - Mock Draft Army Edition

Join Howard Bender as he takes part in, analyzes and broadcasts a 14-team PPR mock draft courtesy of the Mock Draft Army. We'll have pick analysis, strategy sessions and, of course, the usual rants we've grown to love so much.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: Prospect Report

Howard Bender is joined by Fantasy Alarm's resident prospect guru David Kerr to go over the recent influx of youth and what to expect down the road. Plus, the boys will dive into a little fantasy football talk as well with the Mock Draft Army kicking off it's 2016 NFL draft season.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast - The Walking Wounded

Howard Bender is joined by Fantasy Alarm's waiver guru Jon Impemba to discuss MLB injuries & who you need to target to fix your problems. They'll also get the fantasy football discussion started as the Mock Draft Army kicks off its 2016 NFL season and maybe talk a little DFS too!


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: Juicing Is For the Byrds

Howard Bender and Michael Stein discuss all the latest MLB news and what they've learned from the first two months of the 2016 season. From the injuries to Felix Hernandez and Miguel Sano to the suspension of Marlon Byrd to guys like Marcell Ozuna and Odubel Herrera sitting atop the offensive leaderboards, the boys will try to look into the future and see how everything that has happened will affect your fantasy baseball teams moving forward.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast -- We're Better Than Watching the Braves

Howard Bender and Michael Stein discuss the latest happenings around MLB with a complete analysis of the fantasy impact. They'll discuss the change in management for the Braves, hitters heating up, fantasy strategies to move up in the standings and the boys will get a visit from pitching guru Paul Sporer to discuss some of the big arm struggling this season.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: The Return

Howard Bender and Michael Stein bring the Fantasy Alarm Podcast back from the dead and are gear up to help you win your fantasy baseball leagues. The boys will lay out the new show plans which include numerous guests, fantasy baseball and football coverage and a brand new DFS game exclusive to Fantasy Alarm Podcast listeners. Tune in for the live recording every Wednesday night at 9:30pm ET and if you miss the show, you can find it in the Blog Talk Radio archives as well as on iTunes.


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: 2016 Second Base Preview

Howard Bender and Michael Stein give you an in-depth look at the second base position for the 2016 fantasy baseball season. Also, news & notes from spring training!


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: Analyzing LABR Draft & Fighting Chance Mock

Howard Bender and Michael A. Stein will break down the LABR mixed league draft Howard took part in Tuesday night, all the while simultaneously mocking for It's all about the drafts, people!


Fantasy Alarm Podcast: 2016 First Base Preview

Howard Bender and Michael Stein break down the First Base position -- looking at tiers, projections, sleepers, busts, rebounds and more.