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Week 15 Preview - Start Your Studs' Backups'' Backups w/ Sam 'Stompy' Lane

On this Week 15 Preview (Playoff Semis!), the guys are joined by podcast guest featured on what seems to be every podcast under the sun, Sam ‘Stompy’ Lane. Sam is also a contributor to The IDP Guys, The Fantasy Football Franchise, The Fantasy Authority, and FFStatistics *swoon* just to name a few. After Week 15, Murphy and Joe will be dropping down to just one episode a week so they can prepare for some big surprises in store for this upcoming offseason. Good luck with your championship...


Week 14 Recap - Glass Jordan & The Alabama Explosion Conspiracy

On this episode, the guys take you through all the Week 14 happenings with a quick News, Notes, & Injury Roundup followed by some of this week’s best waiver claims in Tapping the Wire. Don’t miss Thursday’s episode with Sam ‘Stompy’ Lane, contributor for IDPGuys, FFStatistics & the Fantasy Football Franchise just to name a few. Don't miss our GIVEAWAY! If you love the show, please contribute our Patreon! Even a $2 contribution helps immensely, and you'll get access to The Fantasy...


Week 14 Preview - Murphy Makes an Appearance on the Injury Report

Short and Sweet. Murphy was under the weather for this one, so Joe rode solo. This episode includes only the necessities. News, Injuries, Cheap dates and a Thursday Night Preview. Murphy will be back next week for a Round 1 Playoff recap and a Round 2 Playoff Preview. Let's go win some Championships! Don't miss our GIVEAWAY! If you love the show, please contribute our Patreon! Even a $2 contribution helps immensely, and you'll get access to The Fantasy Takeaway Community just for signing...


Week 13 Recap - Fantasy Hell Week (Dancin' w/ the Develin)

Well, that was an unusual week. In this Week 13 Recap, the guys take you through fantasy hell week and get you ready for the fantasy playoffs with some late-season waiver wire claims. If you haven't heard it yet, check out the Playoff Primer Murphy & Joe did with Chris McConnel & Mark Wemken. Don't miss our GIVEAWAYS! The Patrick Mahomes jersey ends on Wednesday! If you love the show, please contribute our Patreon! Even a $2 contribution helps immensely, and you'll get access to The...


Week 13 Preview w/ The Fantasy Football Fellas - Stan Lee is Rolling Over in his Grave

Thanks so much to Kyle & Seth, The Fantasy Football Fellas, for joining the show for our Week 13 Preview episode! The Fantasy Takeaway has been blessed with an amazing lineup of guests during the last week of the fantasy football regular season, and on this week after Thanksgiving, we couldn’t be more thankful. On this one, the guys break down some overvalued and undervalued players for 2019, all the News, Notes, & Injures, some streamers in Cheap Dates, and a Thursday Night Preview for one...


PLAYOFF PRIMER w/ Mark Wemken & Chris McConnell

BONUS EPISODE!!! This episode speaks for itself. Are you in the playoffs? Murphy, Joe, and their good friends Mark Wemken & Chris McConnell have got you covered. The guys cover everything from general strategy to individual matchups in this Playoff Primer. Don't miss tomorrow's episode when the guys bring on both of the Fantasy Football Fellas for their Week 13 Preview. Let's go win some championships, y'all. Don't miss out on our latest GIVEAWAYS! If you love the show, please...


Week 12 Recap - Murphy 'Manning Up' Hamilton vs. The Human Statsheet

This one’s short but sweet! In this Week 12 Recap, the guys roll through some Jaguars news, a plethora of injury news, their Cheap Dates, Studs, & Duds from last week, along with all the vital waiver-wire targets for Week 13 in Tapping the Wire. Stick around Wednesday for Mark Wemken of Rotoballer & Rotoviz along with Chris McConnel of Fantasy Sports Advice & Analysis for a playoff primer and then on Thursday for both of the Fantasy Football Fellas helping with the Week 13 Preview. Don't...


Week 12 Preview - Turkey Day Matchup Mayhem

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! In our Turkey Day Preview episode, Joe and Murphy dive into their Week 12 Preview with some quick news, their cheap date streamers, and a massive Thanksgiving Day Preview with breakdowns of all three games! Don’t miss next week when the guys bring on the Mark Wemken of Rotoballer & Rotoviz along with Chris McConnel of Fantasy Sports Advice & Analysis for a playoff primer and both of the Fantasy Football Fellas for the Week 13 Preview. Don't miss out on our...


Week 11 Recap - Antonio Gates Borrows Jordy Nelson's Magic Walker

Welcome back! It is Week 12 and it’s officially time to get ready for the playoff run. On this episode, the guys run through a discussion about the most impressive records that could be broken in 2018, a Cheap Dates review, News, Notes, and injury roundup. After that, they review their What 2 Watch 4 pieces in Booth Review, talk about the good and bad of Week 11 in Studs & Duds, and finish things up with a Tapping the Wire that rivals any on the show this season. Don’t miss next week when...


Week 11 Preview w/ @DFFMemphis - Throwing Darts with Guns to our Heads

Thanks to Memphis of the Dynasty War Zone podcast for jumping on this Week 11 Preview episode. As with every Thursday, the guys dive into the News, Notes, and Injuries along with their Cheap Dates, a Thursday Night Matchup Preview, and What 2 Watch 4 in Week 11. Don’t miss The Fantasy Football Fellas next Thursday on The Fantasy Takeaway, and make sure to sign up for the most recent GIVEAWAY! It’s a Patrick Mahomes signed jersey up for grabs with a Drew Brees signed jersey waiting in the...


Week 10 Recap - Kelvin Benjamin's Burger Scented Footballs

On this Week 10 Recap, the guys dive into all the week’s News, Notes, and Injuries along with how they did on last weeks picks and What 2 Watch 4 calls. After that it’s Studs & Duds (David Johnson & Aaron Jones crushed it!) and some waiver talk in Tapping the Wire. Don’t miss our Thursday episode when the guys bring on Memphis ‘The Dynasty Outlaw,’ host of The Dynasty Warzone Podcast and writer at Dynasty Football Factory. Wanna win a signed Patrick Mahomes Jersey? Head over to our...


Week 10 Preview w/ Jake Ciely - TEs so Good They'll Make You Green

Murphy and Joe have been looking forward to this episode for more than a month. The guys spent the end of October dialing in some new ideas for the show, but this week, it’s back to the guest format, and this one is amazing. Jake Ciely of The Athletic & The All In Sports Podcast joins The Fantasy Takeaway to talk streamers in Cheap Dates, matchups in Thursday Night Preview, and some fun rest of season scenarios in Fact or Fiction. Don’t miss a minute of The Fantasy Takeaway down the...


Week 9 Recap - Gruden's Whiners, Hangin w/ Mr. Cooper, & Bruce's Browns?

On this episode, the guys recap a CRAZY Week 9. The Bears are back on track, the Raiders are in a race to the bottom, Amari’s problems may have been Bay Area related, and Bruce Arians has interest in an NFL coaching gig. An insane NFL season somehow keeps getting even crazier. The Fantasy Takeaway has some exciting new announcements this week! The Atlantic’s Jake Ciely will be joining the show on Thursday. He’s an amazing writer and incredible football mind. The next giveaway has also been...


Week 9 Preview - Commence the Hue Jackson Staycation

Joe’s back from his vacation and the guys are at it again to bring you all the News, Notes, Injuries, and trade deadline moves from this jam-packed week in the NFL. Don’t miss the Fantasy Takeaway’s Cheap Dates and What 2 Watch 4 this weekend for everything you need to know about Week 9. If you love the show, please contribute our Patreon! Even a $2 contribution helps immensely, and you'll get access to The Fantasy Takeaway Community just for signing up! For more information regarding...


Week 8 Preview - No News is Good News

This one's short but sweet. The guys start off by taking the temperature on some hot and cold players season-long fantasy projections, then jump into a Cheap Dates with ANOTHER BOARD BET, and finally wrap things up with their weekly Thursday Night Preview. Bad teams with good records. Miami vs. Houston. Let's do this.


Week 7 Recap - Reid's Wrecking Crew & Dalton's Dirty Duvet

Introducing Murphy ‘GO TIDE’ Flacco, the new host of The Fantasy Takeaway Podcast. The week is over! The bet has an outcome, and Joe bested Murphy. The Colts crushed the 8 point line for last week’s wager, so for this week, Murphy is known as Murphy ‘GO TIDE’ Flacco. Find out how the guys did on all their cheap dates, and check out the Week 8 News, Notes & Injury Roundup. Dive into the Studs & Duds and this week’s Featured Matchup on this episode of The Fantasy Takeaway. Don’t miss an...


Week 7 Preview - Cheap Dates with Dudes Named C.J.

Much to Murphy’s dismay, we’re one Dolphins win away from the month being renamed Brocktober. On this Week 7 Preview episode, Murphy & Joe dive into the matchups for the Thursday Night Football game, drop an Injury Roundup that’s longer than anyone would like, and hit you with their Cheap Dates. Apparently, Joe’s a little obsessed with dudes named C.J. Good luck in all your matchups this week! We’ll see you on Sunday for the Facebook Live Stream! Don’t forget to leave an iTunes review and...


Week 6 Review - Brockweiler & the Balling Bears

Fantasy football is often about who can find the best value in the draft and off the waiver wire. With that simple idea in mind, we at The Fantasy Takeaway have decided to take a long hard look at just how much value we’re providing to our listeners. The significant changes started with our Thursday Night Preview in Week 6, and that segment was such a resounding success, we’re introducing a brand new Matchups segment in the same vein. Let us know what you think with an iTunes review and...


Week 6 Preview - This One's All About the Smash Spot!

On this episode, Joe & Murph quickly run through a nice Joe Flacco crapping session (his wife even took part in this one), the News, Notes, Injury Roundup, and Cheap Dates. After that, it’s a revamped Thursday Night Preview focused more on matchups. This is a new format, so whether you interact with the show on Facebook, Twitter, or Patreon, let us know what you think. We’re always trying to improve at The Fantasy Takeaway, so any and all feedback is invaluable. If you love the show,...


Week 5 Recap

Well, Week 5 is in the books and with it another 30+ point performance from Alvin Kamar… wait, what? Oh, sorry. Looks like Kamara came back down to earth this week. All kidding aside, Kamara is going to be fine, but temper those expectations going forward. Joe & Murph roll through a quick News, Notes & Injury Roundup along with their Studs & Duds and a Tapping the Wire in this Week 5 Recap. There’s even a fun Human Statsheet Stat of the Week about a player every fantasy enthusiast out there...