Happy Thanksgiving! To get in the spirit of everyone's favorite three-course football feast, Garion and David talk about the twelve best fantasy performances to take place on Turkey Day. Also, the pair break down the DraftKings featured Showdown contest for Thursday: Falcons at Saints. Could you possibly be using your Captain's Pick on an Atlanta player? All that and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
There are some guys that Garion and David just can't quit. The duo go through a few struggling players who they're higher on than the Fantasy Football consensus; including Jameis Winston, Devin Funchess, and David Njoku. After that, it's all about streaming defenses. Which DSTs should you be adding right now on the waiver wire? Which units have the best possible matchups in Week 14, Week 15, and Week 16? All that and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
NumberFire's Jim Sannes stops by the podcast to talk all things DFS heading into Week 11. Are people still afraid enough of Jacksonville's defense to give James Conner a low ownership? Is Marcus Mariota the best value quarterback on the slate? In a week with little tight end talent, are you paying up to make sure Zach Ertz is in your lineups? All this and more of this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
After a difficult week for some generally reliable RBs, how can you know who to trust moving forward? Garion and David discuss the chances of Tarik Cohen rebounding after his worst showing of the season in Buffalo. The pair also debate the chances of Adrian Peterson, Mark Ingram, and Kenyan Drake turning things around this Sunday. All that and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
With slim pickings on the waiver wire in most leagues, Garion and David explore the possibility of improving your team for the stretch run through trade. Who are some buy-low players that can be had for almost next to nothing? Why would it be in your best interest to be attempting to acquire as many Carolina Panthers as you can? How concerned should you be trading for a player who still has a bye week? All this and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
Garion and David start things off by giving their fantasy reactions to the Demaryius Thomas and Golden Tate trades. Then, the pair discuss some names they don't like for Week 9, but do like for Week 10. Is there reason to begin losing faith in Tevin Coleman's viability as an RB2? Can you consider sitting Corey Davis even with six teams on bye? Who can you pick up now to make sure you have someone to play at QB next Sunday? All this and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
The big bye weeks are upon us! David and Garion sort through which positions will be hit the hardest with 16 teams having their bye within the next three Sundays. Could Duke Johnson be a viable replacement in Week 9 with the Browns coaching staff now turned on it's head? Is DeVante Parker a must add with several Top-10 WRs about to be unavailable? Are the Chiefs the DST to own and stream for their next two games? All this and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
Garion and David parse through all the games in Week 8 to find the toughest matchups and debate whether or not you should be playing your stars. Can Cam Newton overcome arguably the league's best defense in the form of the Ravens? Are you hesitant to play Latavius Murray against a stout Saints run D? Finally, is Jalen Ramsey scary enough to sit Alshon Jeffery? All that and more on this episode of "Fantasy On 5".
Who doesn't love a pointless award show? David and Garion decide whether James Conner or Adam Thielen have been more valuable at their ADP so far this season. The pair also debate the top waiver wire add; best non-Saquon Barkley rookie; and the biggest disappointment through seven weeks. Finally, who is more terrifying to have to play against: Patrick Mahomes or Todd Gurley? Hear who takes home the hardware on this edition of "Fantasy On 5".
Running back by committee. The enemy of Fantasy Football owners everywhere. Which of the RBs can you trust on a given week? Well, at least for Week 7, David and Garion let you know. Is Wendell Smallwood or Corey Clement the better play in PPR this Sunday? Does Marlon Mack's presence completely neutralize Nyhiem Hines' value? Would you be better off playing Frank Gore or Kenyan Drake against the Lions?