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Week 7 Preview: Freeman to IR, Sony's Future and Fantasy Break-Ups and Crushes

10/19/2018
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Week 7 is here! On this week’s episode, our experts break down all the happenings leading up to kickoff. These include the big news of Devonta Freeman being placed on IR. Who owns the edge in the Atlanta backfield now: known-commodity Tevin Coleman, or new kid on the block Ito Smith? Our experts also delve into the dumpster fire known as the Titans offense, where everyone from Marcus Mariota to Derrick Henry has been a fantasy disappointment. Later, our experts lay their feelings bare,...

Duration:00:45:51

Week 6 Wrap-Up: As Le'Veon Bell looms, is James Conner destined to disappear?

10/15/2018
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Many people predicted what Brock Osweiler would do against the Bears. Those three interceptions and two lost fumbles were...oh wait. No, no, Osweiler decided to cover for an injured Tannehill and proceed to light up one of the best defenses in the NFL. Then Dak Prescott and the Cowboys followed Osweiler's lead by ripping the Jaguars defense to the tune of 40 points. That's Week 6 for you. Some things weren't shocking though, like Todd Gurley going nuts in Denver and James Conner having a day...

Duration:00:39:19

Week 6 Preview: Which stars are you losing sleep over?

10/12/2018
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Week 6 is here! On this week’s episode, our experts break down all the happenings leading up to kickoff, including the Alvin Kamara situation after Mark Ingram's return brought his fantasy train to a screeching stop. Our experts also delve into stars like Kamara who might have fantasy owners worried. Later, they’ll help you deal with some of the potentially bad fantasy decisions that players have made or might make (we're here for you *hugs*). And while our experts try to provide an...

Duration:00:43:35

Week 5 Wrap-Up: RB Bouncebacks and other things not to blow out of proportion

10/8/2018
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There were some very big matchups on tap in Week 5 — ones that would answer some equally big questions. Would Patrick Mahomes throw his first interception against the Jaguars? How would the Steelers-Falcons slugfest end? Could Aaron Rodgers return to form in a divisional matchup with Detroit? Scott Pianowski and Matt Harmon break down those games and more in this week's podcast episode. They also discuss the Zero-RB Theory in a week where many rushers — like...Isaiah Crowell?! — had big...

Duration:00:36:56

Week 5 Preview: Re-drafting the 2018 fantasy season

10/5/2018
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If you had the chance to start your fantasy football season from scratch — to draft once again — who would you take in the first round? How would a fantasy draft end up looking today? Are you still going with Todd Gurley at number one overall? Does Patrick Mahomes belong anywhere close to the first round? Since we've gone a quarter-way through the NFL season and about a third of the way through the Fantasy regular season, Yahoo experts Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don decided to think about...

Duration:00:39:19

Week 4 Wrap-Up: Money-Making Mitch and the revenge of the QB

10/1/2018
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Much was made of the apparent demise of Tom Brady and Andrew Luck and Mitchell Trubisky (was he ever alive?), but Week 4 proved that perhaps those assumptions were ill-advised. Luck put up a performance that silenced his critics (at least for the week) and Brady returned home to utterly dominate the division-leading Miami Dolphins. Yet those performances paled in comparison to what Trubisky did to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Liz Loza, Scott Pianowski, and Matt Harmon break down those...

Duration:00:45:52

Week 4 Preview: How will the young QBs look?

9/28/2018
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Week 4 is here! On this week’s episode, our experts break down all the happenings leading up to kickoff, including a few Buy-Low/Sell-High candidates (*cough* Kareem Hunt *cough*). They also touch upon some old signal callers still slinging the rock and the new school of talent making their first starts on Sunday. Later, they’ll answer some of your questions about players who are staring down some difficult matchups in Week 4, and which you're most afraid of. Our very own Brad Evans then...

Duration:00:49:13

Week 3 Wrap-Up: Upsets galore in topsy-turvy Sunday

9/24/2018
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Week 3 delivered us a football Sunday replete with some confusing box scores. One that wasn't confusing is the Vikings crushing the Bills, 27-6...oh wait. Wait. No, the BUFFALO BILLS WENT TO MINNESOTA AND DOMINATED THE VIKINGS. Yes, that happened, and more. Week 3, ladies and gentlemen. Liz Loza, Scott Pianowski, and Matt Harmon break down that unexpected result as well as answer your questions about some other Week 3 surprises and the fantasy impacts of each of them. Our experts also...

Duration:00:48:03

Week 3 Preview: One little trade and everyone loses their minds!

9/21/2018
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Week 3 is here! On this week's episode, they break down all the happenings of the week, including that huge Josh Gordon trade — and the crazy effect its had on the fantasy world. Our experts also touch upon the long-awaited return of a certain Philly QB, the soap-opera drama in Pittsburgh, and the continued prevalence of Ryan Fitzmagic (it doesn't matter if you don't believe in Fitzmagic — he believes in you). Later, they'll answer some of your questions about the players who shined in the...

Duration:00:39:19

Week 2 Wrap-Up: What's wrong with David Johnson?

9/17/2018
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Week 2’s Sunday slate of games has come and gone, and we saw some outrageous quarterback performances — oh, you thought Fitzmagic was just a one week thing? Liz Loza, Scott Pianowski, and Matt Harmon break down the herculean outings of Patrick Mahomes, Ben Roethlisberger — who seems to only wear his best superhero cape when he’s at home — and yes, Ryan Fitzpatrick. Our experts also touch upon a few of the biggest questions that were left unanswered in Week 2, like Josh Gordon’s future, the...

Duration:00:37:22

Week 2 Preview: Avoiding Aaron Rodgers, Fading Fournette and some deep TE recommendations

9/14/2018
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Week 2 action is about to start and there are major question marks about some elite players heading into the weekend. Yahoo Sports’ Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don address the injury situations with Aaron Rodgers and Leonard Fournette, give some deep TE recommendations for Greg Olsen and Delanie Walker owners and tell you how worried you should be about Deshaun Watson, Matt Stafford, Chris Hogan and Amari Cooper. Later, judge Andy Behrens stops by to issue his first majority opinion in the...

Duration:00:30:59

Week 1 Sunday Night Reactions: James Conner, Joe Mixon and Buy/Sell

9/10/2018
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Just like the world predicted during the offseason, the highest scoring QBs of week 1 were...Ryan Fitzpatrick and Joe Flacco? Fantasy football is always full of surprises, which is why every Sunday night Liz Loza and Scott Pianowski will be here to recap the biggest fantasy takeaways from the weekend. On the show this week: • Why James Conner is a must-start going forward • Why Joe Mixon is looking like a top 10 RB • The injury to Delanie Walker • Buy/Sell on Dante Pettis, Austin...

Duration:00:32:45

Le'Veon Bell, the San Francisco RB situation and how to nail the beginning of your season

9/6/2018
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It's happening! After seven months of waiting, the NFL season – and the fantasy season – is finally here. Matt Harmon is in the driver's seat today and welcomes Dalton Del Don to discuss the Le'Veon Bell holdout situation. Also on the show: • What to make of the San Francisco and Green Bay running back situations • How to nail the important first month of the fantasy season • This week's DFS bargains • Brad Evans checks in with This Week In Fantasy History • Liz Loza chats with her...

Duration:00:36:07

Last-minute draft tips, Patriots' chances in fantasy and our breakout stars of the year

8/30/2018
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Are you about to be put on the clock? Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don kick off this midweek podcast by offering their last-minute draft tips In our second segment, Scott Pianowski, Matt Harmon and Brad Evans get together to judge if user season predictions come true, including the chances the Patriots will disappoint in fantasy and the chances Sterling Shepard is a top 20 WR. Later, Liz and Dalton issue their 2018 predictions, including fantasy MVP, bust of the year and breakout...

Duration:00:41:30

Preseason risers, players worth re-examining and Ezekiel Elliott's season outlook

8/28/2018
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The season is almost here, but guys are still moving up the charts based on their preseason performances. Brad Evans and Matt Harmon start this episode by talking about a number of preseason risers including Royce Freeman, Adrian Peterson and Keelan Cole. Also on the show: • Dalton Del Don and Liz Loza talk about big reboots this fall: John Ross, Jeremy Hill and the new Magnum PI show. • How the Cowboys' offensive line concerns could impact Ezekiel Elliott's season outlook • Examining...

Duration:00:41:30

Preseason risers, confusing backfield situation and the one player we won't draft

8/23/2018
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Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don look at the Randall Cobb trade rumors and the possible impact such a transaction would have. The pair also looks at the Miami backfield situation before getting to some user questions including the one player they won't draft, biggest preseason risers and what to do with the No. 7 pick in a .5 PPR league. Also on the show: Andy Behrens and Brad Evans drop by to talk about the muddy backfield situations in Tennessee, New England and Green Bay! Enjoying the...

Duration:00:35:43

Deep sleepers, mind changers and the time Liz drafted a team for a woman in labor

8/21/2018
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On today's show ... • Liz and Matt open by recounting a wild story that ended up with Liz drafting a team for a woman who went into labor on the night of her draft. • We share our preseason observations on Marquise Goodwin, Trey Burton, James Washington and John Kelly. • Liz and Matt reveal players they have changed minds about after watching them in preseason and talk about the deep sleepers who have been grabbing everyone's attention. • We take listener questions on Josh Gordon, Corey...

Duration:00:52:25

Derrius Guice fallout, standout rookie performances and the Le'Veon/Gurley debate

8/16/2018
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The Yahoo Fantasy crew is back at it! Liz Loza and Dalton Del Don kick things off with a discussion of the Derrius Guice injury that rocked both Washington and fantasy fans. Brad Evans and Matt Harmon join later to talk about rookies that have a much better shot at contributing to your teams in 2018. Finally, we get a guest appearance from someone who may have helped you a fantasy baseball title back in the day: CC Sabathia. Here's the show rundown: — Fallout from Derrius Guice injury —...

Duration:00:50:14

2018 NFL season: Monster roundtable discussion with the Yahoo Sports Fantasy staff

8/6/2018
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The Yahoo Sports Fantasy Podcast is LIVE and we're launching it in style! The entire gang recently got together in California to discuss the aims of the podcast and the 2018 NFL season that is almost here. Among the topics that Liz Loza, Andy Behrens, Brad Evans, Dalton Del Don and Matt Harmon address in our roundtable discussion: — Worst spot to pick in the first round — Who is the biggest first-round risk? — How to handle position runs — Mistakes to avoid in your draft — Seahawks...

Duration:00:46:57

Introducing the Yahoo Sports Fantasy Podcast

7/28/2018
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The Yahoo Sports Fantasy experts are ready to help you win your league. First episode drops in early August. Subscribe and tell a friend today!

Duration:00:01:13