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Butt Fumble Ragnarok (Week 14 Overview)

12/6/2018
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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!

Duration:00:43:13

The Eagle's Share of the Carries (Week 13 Overview)

11/26/2018
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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.

Duration:00:41:57

Special Edition (Week 12 Injuries and Players of Note)

11/20/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:31:38

Elevation In Tomatoes (Week 11 Overview)

11/15/2018
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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.

Duration:01:08:33

Rise of the Scantron (Week 10 Overview)

11/6/2018
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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.

Duration:01:11:28

"It's Pronounced Uzomah, Not Uzomah" (Week 9 Overview)

11/1/2018
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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.

Duration:01:39:59

Alexa Ruins Everything (Week 8 Overview)

10/24/2018
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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!

Duration:01:19:59

Breakouts and Over-Performers (Mini-episode)

10/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:11:18

Pay Us With Gum (Week 6 Overview)

10/11/2018
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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).

Duration:01:07:48

Pay Us With Gum (Week 6 Overview)

10/10/2018
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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...

Duration:01:23:00

Dallas TE Apocalypse (Week 5 Overview)

10/3/2018
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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.

Duration:01:07:48

We're Beautiful on the Inside (Week 4 Overview)

9/26/2018
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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!

Duration:01:26:34

Where the Fitzmagic Happens (Week 3 Overview)

9/19/2018
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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!

Duration:01:04:26

Episode 9– You’re So Pettis (Week 2 Overview)

9/13/2018
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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.

Duration:01:52:27

Episode 8- The One with the Other Alex (NFC North and AFC North Breakdown)

8/31/2018
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The Fantasy Backups bring in guest host Alex Gauch to fill in for Alex Murphy and break down each team in the NFC and AFC West, discussing who they think are the fantasy relevant players in redraft and who to keep an eye on in dynasty!

Duration:01:22:54

Episode 7- One Million Skittles (NFC and AFC West Breakdown)

8/23/2018
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The Fantasy Backups break down each team in the NFC and AFC West and discuss who they think are the fantasy relevant players in redraft and who to keep an eye on in dynasty!

Duration:01:31:38

Episode 6- The Portrait of Tom Brady (NFC and AFC East Breakdown)

8/12/2018
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The Fantasy Backups break down each team in the NFC and AFC East and discuss who they think are the fantasy relevant players in redraft and who to keep an eye on in dynasty!

Duration:01:21:22

Episode 5- The Fantasy Terminators (Dynasty QB Rankings)

8/7/2018
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The Fantasy Backups go Terminator, break down their top 12 dynasty QB rankings, and answer a series of rapid fire fantasy questions in this mostly ridiculous episode!

Duration:00:47:28

Episode 4- The Way Too Early Mock Draft!

8/7/2018
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The Fantasy Backups return for a very special (way too early) mock draft episode! Go on a spiritual fantasy journey with us as we do a full mock draft with some next-level accuracy settings. We talk roster construction, multiple drafting strats,

Duration:01:16:18

Episode 3- The Talented Mr. Ridley? (Dynasty WRs)

8/7/2018
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The Fantasy Backups are back with their third episode and it’s all about receivers! We cover our rookie receiver rankings and hot takes, veteran receivers to target, and a very special Suspension Watch segment!

Duration:01:42:43