Gabriel Morency and Steve Merril discuss NFL Free Agency. Where will the biggest names end up after the Franchise Tag deadline has come and gone. Are Demarco Murray’s days in Dallas all but over now that Dez Bryant received the tag? Which RBs could they pursue? Then, the two recap the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.
On today’s Touch ‘Em All Podcast, Chris Meaney & Mike Omelan talk DFS Fantasy Basketball for March 2nd.
Pat Mayo breaks down the field at this week’s PGA Tour stop with his WGC Cadillac Championship picks, strategy and sleepers.
Ballpark factors are one of the first things that you should be looking at in DFS MLB. It’s extremely important to understand that you have a better chance of winning if you’re taking hitters in hitter-friendly parks and pitchers in pitcher-friendly parks. I know it seems extremely obvious at this point, but then it can be broken down into which parks are better for lefties/righties, power/contact hitters, etc.
Isaiah Canaan – Sixers – 25 percent owned in Yahoo! leagues – Canaan’s still not playing all that well as the new starting point guard for the Sixers, but he is averaging 11 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 3-pointers over his last four games. His shooting has been much of his problem, hitting just 36 percent of his shots, while he’s also not stealing the ball. But as long as he’s starting for such a bad team, there’s a decent chance he’ll get hot at some point.
FantasyAlarm.com breaks down a few players that are going too high in 2015 fantasy baseball drafts. Can Michael Brantley repeat his 2014 numbers?
Pat Mayo and NFL scout Jayson Braddock recap the quarterback and running back performances from the 2015 NFL combine. Which players impressed and saw their draft stock rise in the individual drills and which players may slip after a poor performance? Will Jameis Winston be the number one overall pick, is Marcus Mariota nothing more than a product of a system and, most importantly, can either be an impact Fantasy contributor? Plus, the players Braddock believes will present the best value on draft day, back of the draft RBs that could explode as rookies if they land in the right situation and his personal grades on all notable quarterbacks and running backs.
Through what can only be explained as some act of black magic cap circumvention, the Toronto Maple Leafs were able to rid themselves of the albatross of a contract and walking disaster that was David Clarkson. In exchange, the Leafs acquired six-time 20-goal scorer Nathan Horton. Unfortunately for Toronto, it is now the year 2015, and Horton’s playing days are all but definitely over. Horton will instead be placed on the long-term Injured Reserve, which effectively allowed the Leafs to clear over $5.5 million in cap room while having an equally effective player on their roster.
Nando Di Fino explains why Fantasy Baseball Auctions are a lot more fun than standard snake drafts.
Ray Kuhn of Roto Professor looks at the top five AL Rookie of the Year candidates for the 2015 MLB season. While most baseball fans are well aware of the Chicago Cubs crop of rookies, not much has been made of the American League candidates. Do any of the top names hold Fantasy Baseball value heading into drafts or should owners take a wait and see approach?