RotoWire Fantasy Football Podcast

Jeff Erickson, Nick Whalen, Jake Letarski, Joe Bartel, John McKechnie, Mario Puig, Alan Seslowsky, Ryan Belongia, Scott Jenstad and guests from around the industry discuss season-long fantasy, dynasty, DFS and betting.

Fantasy Sports
NFL Week 1 Preview Special
John and Mario usher in the 2021 NFL season with a look at every game for the opening week, breaking down everything from fantasy to betting and survivor.
59 min
Pat Mayo Visits With RotoWire
Pat Mayo joins Jeff Erickson, discussing Week 1 with a focus on TB-DAL, Saquon Barkley, D'Andre Swift, and Latavius Murray. We then spend a good amount of time discussing his Mayo Media Network, diving into Fantasy Golf with Fantasy National, and of course all of his great work on YouTube.
52 min
Pre-Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups
It's finally here! Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) and Jake Letarski (@RotoJake) get you set for Week 1 with a couple of notable names to grab including Ty'Son Williams and Terrace Marshall.
55 min
NFFC Main Events Review
Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson talk about their respective big NFFC drafts from the weekend. Chris was in the 12-team Primetime draft, Jeff was in the 14-team Classic.
53 min
Last Minute Draft Advice w/ Adam Levitan (ETR)
34 min
DFS Season Preview II Tips & Tricks To Win in 2021
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird discuss how they are preparing for the upcoming regular season DFS grind, including why they are changing their contest selection strategies and how much best ball drafts help and hurt DFS lineup building.
65 min
Roster Movement + Pentathlon Superflex Draft Recap
John and Mario examine the fantasy fallout from roster cutdowns before diving into their teams from the Pentathlon Superflex Salary Cap Draft.
58 min
Pros With Joes
Eric Romoff from "Pros With Joes" joins Jeff Erickson to discuss his charity league contest, Damien Harris, T.Y. Hilton, how he's handling the TE position in the way of the Irv Smith news, and what he's doing at
56 min
Cam Newton Cut + 2021 Over/Under Win Totals
Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) and Jake Letarski (@RotoJake) survey the landscape after a tumultuous NFL cutdown day and also find time to run through every team's over/under win totals.
58 min
Fallout from the J.K. Dobbins Injury
J.K. Dobbins is the latest RB preseason injury. Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson discuss the ramifications of the deal, including where to rank Gus Edwards and whether we're bumping up other backs in reaction to the news.
50 min
Top 5 Rookies Likely To Breakout in 2021 with C...
45 min
Mistakes to Avoid in Daily Fantasy Football
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird break down some common mistakes people make when playing daily fantasy football, and how to avoid making them in the future. They then talk about setting goals for the season, how they use tools like lineup optimizers, and why projections shouldn't be used on face value alone.
59 min
Quarterback Battles, Backfield Shakeups + Rooki...
John and Mario look at the repercussions from around the league as several key quarterback battles are being decided and several backfields are being shaken up.
60 min
Travis Etienne fallout, Sony Michel traded, & F...
Frank Ammirante (FAmmiranteTFJ) joins Jeff Erickson and they discuss James Robinson, Darrell Henderson/Sony Michel, Teddy Bridgewater, Curtis Samuel and Day Prescott. Then we jump into Frank's Buys and Fades.
60 min
Auction Draft Strategy + Steak League Recap
Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) and Jake Letarski (@RotoJake) give their hints and tips for navigating an auction league for the first time, and also look at how they put those practices to use in RotoWire's infamous Steak League which took place Tuesday.
54 min
A.J. Brown Concern, Good News With Colts
Chris and Jeff discuss the main news of the weekend, including negative news on A.J. Brown and Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and positive news for Jonathan Taylor and Saquon Barkley.
55 min
How to Beat Your Friends in Daily Fantasy Football
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird discuss why you should play daily fantasy football against your friends and family, as well as how to beat them and win their money on a consistent basis.
51 min
ADP Check-In and Recapping the Beat John McKech...
John McKechnie (@johns_tailgate) and Mario Puig (@rotowiremario) dive into the latest news from around the league, take stock of their best ball portfolios and recap the Beat John McKechnie Online Championship hosted by the NFFC.
59 min
Guest: Sigmund Bloom (Football Guys) - Antonio ...
41 min
Fantasy Football Deep Sleepers
55 min
Snarky 150, Preseason Observations
Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson discuss Chris's annual Snarky 150 ( and share their observations from the first set of preseason games.
43 min
Showdown and Single Game Strategies in Daily Fa...
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird break down showdown and single-game strategies for DraftKings and FanDuel, including why the most important thing in large-field GPPs is lineup uniqueness.
47 min
RotoWire Online Championship NFFC Draft Recap +...
John and Mario break down the biggest news items from around NFL training camps heading into the first week of preseason games, including Dak Prescott's progress and Rashod Bateman's injury news. The guys also identify their players to watch for this week's preseason games, including Chicago's Justin Fields and Jacksonville's Trevor Lawrence. Rounding it out, John and Mario take a look at the recent Beat Mario Puig Draft on the NFFC.
60 min
Fantasy Life With Pete Overzet
Pete Overzet from ESPN's Fantasy Life swings by to discuss efficient drafting in best ball leagues, particularly in the Underdog format, his love of drafting wide receivers, his YouTube channel and a whole lot more!
44 min
Dilemmas on Draft Day
Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) and Jake Letarski (@RotoJake) run through the latest training camp news and also highlight a couple of dilemmas when it comes to players all clumped together near ADP. Joe also recaps his Beat Joe Bartel draft on the NFFC, touching on a particularly wild first round.
61 min