It's week 2 of the football season and the Backups are here to talk week 1 stars, injuries, and what to look for in week 2! They talk about Devin Singletary passing the eye test, Baker Mayfield's potential inability to pass to his left, and more.
The Fantasy Backups are back (up?) for the start of season 2! We kick off our coverage of the 2019-2020 season talking about top story lines like OBJ moving to the Browns, Melvin Gordon's ongoing holdout, the potential of the incoming rookies, and more!
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The Backups return for the last episode of the regular fantasy season to give you week 17 championship advice! They discuss why you shouldn't play Kyle Rudolph after his big week 16, whether Kenny Golladay or Amari Cooper is the more valuable dynasty asset (and if Cooper is a good play this week), starting Doug Baldwin despite the tough matchup against the Cardinals, and more. Good luck this week!
The Fantasy Backups will be releasing episodes all fantasy off-season as well, so be sure to...
It's finally time: the Championship week (for most of you) is here! The Backups debate whether or not you can play Mike Williams in the 'ship, why they think you need an OBJ replacement, Tevin Coleman's huge game, Marlon Mack being a must-start, and more. Good luck this week!
Be sure to look for us on Twitter for Start/Sit advice for the big game: https://twitter.com/FantasyBackups
Week 2 of the playoffs is upon us and the Backups are here to help you with all your fantasy decisions! They discuss what you should do with Steelers running backs, why Goff is a must start after two poor weeks, keeping Kenny Stills out of your lineup, starting Derrick Henry (as a FLEX), and more!
It's fantasy playoffs time and the Backups are here to help you with all your week 14 fantasy decisions! They discuss why Tyler Boyd is still a solid start sans AJ Green, Jeff Wilson's high-floor FLEX value with Breida out, Mark Sanchez's impact on the Redskins offense, Curtis Samuel's downplayed value, and more!
The Backups finally have all their members back and they're here to give you week 13 fantasy advice! They talk about Evan Engram's hamstring injury and ROS outlook, Reuben Foster's release and why it matters, Josh Adam's bright future, what to do if Fournette is suspended, and more.
This is a "special edition" Thanksgiving week episode with Jim and Alex where they cover injuries from week 11 and players of note for week 12. Look for additional fantasy updates and potentially some matchup breakdowns on Twitter @FantasyBackups throughout the week! What we cover in this episode:
Injuries - Alex Smith, Marcus Mariota, Kerryon Johnson, and OJ Howard.
Players of Note - Jameis Winston/Ryan Fitzpatrick, Peyton Barber, Tre'Quan Smith, Aaron Jones, Kenny Golladay, TY Hilton,...
All three hosts are back at it again, helping you with week 11 start/sit and waiver wire questions! We discuss T.Y. Hilton's value after two disappointing weeks, Matthew Stafford's fall from QB1 status, why you should give Doug Martin one more start, and more.
Two of the Backups are here to help you with all of your week 10 start/sit and waiver wire questions! We discuss Marquez Valdes-Scantling (AKA Scantron) and why he's arguably the top waiver wire target this week, speculate on the James Conner vs. Bell situation, and discuss a resurgent Duke Johnson's start value in week 10.
The Backups are here to help you with all of your week 9 questions and concerns. Just don't ask us to correctly pronounce a player's name! We discuss how Doug Martin and Isaiah Crowell are solids starts this week, whether or not you should roster a Bengals tight end, why you should pick up DJ Moore, and more.
The Backups are back from their BYE week to help you with all your week 8 fantasy football questions! We discuss the Amari Cooper trade, whether or not Raheem Mostert is a good spot start, the emergence of Kerryon Johnson, and more!
This week the Fantasy Backups strike back in mini form, this time looking at some of the players who have broken out on their new teams, as well as some of the players that have over-performed their average draft position (ADP). The Backups give some insight on the rest of season (ROS) value of these players in rapid fire format.
The Backups are here to help you with all your week 6 fantasy football questions! We discuss sitting Jarvis Landry this week, why you shouldn’t worry about Lynch, Winston as a QB streamer, and more! We will accept payment in the form of gum for fantasy advice (just kidding we’re free).
The Backups are here to help you with all your week 6 fantasy football questions! We discuss sitting Jarvis Landry this week, why you shouldn't worry about Lynch, Winston as a QB streamer, and more! We will accept payment in the form of gum for fantasy...
The Backups are here to inform you on who to start, sit, and pick up in week 5! We talk about Corey Davis' breakout, the wasteland that is TE, the (pseudo)science behind Amari Cooper's good and bad fantasy weeks, and more.
The Backups are back for another episode and we're here to inform you on who to start, sit, and pick up in week 4! We talk about Chris Carson's emergence, Aaron Rodgers health, Calvin Ridley's three touchdown game, and more!
Sit down with the Backups and learn what you need to know about who to play, pick up, and sit in week 3 of the 2018 season! We talk Ryan Fitzmagic, which Ravens wide receiver to play this week, why Andrew Luck isn't a recommended start, and more!
The Fantasy Backups return after a week hiatus to give you everything you need to know about who to play, pick up, and sit in week 2 of the 2018 season! Listen to Alex gloat about Dante Pettis’ lucky touchdown, the group argue about the value of surprise sensation Phillip Lindsay, and much more.