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Peter Schoenke is the president and co-founder of He's been elected to the hall of fame for both the Fantasy Sports Trade Association and Fantasy Sports Writers Association and also won the Best Fantasy Baseball Article on the Internet in 2005 from the FSWA. He roots for for the Minnesota Twins, Vikings and T-Wolves.

Fantasy sports articles written by Peter Schoenke

Draft Kit: Audio Draft Kit

Peter Schoenke and Chris Liss provide their 2016 Draft Strategy in two vital podcasts.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: My Game Plan for 2016

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke shares his draft plan for 2016 that still features wide receivers prominently.

Draft Strategy: Does Math Still Support Taking WRs Early?

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke looks at historical trends to see if drafting wide receivers early still adds up.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Are Top RBs Undervalued?

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke breaks down the overall strategy questions for 2016. Are wide receivers so valued now that the top running backs are being overlooked?

Team Previews: Minnesota Vikings

Peter Schoenke analyzes the Vikings, who look to defend their NFC North title.

Team Previews: Indianapolis Colts

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke inspects the health of the Colts' backfield as well as the state of their upgraded offensive line.

Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2016: Can the Cubs Improve?

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 64 percent of his bets over 15 years.

Overseas Scouting Report: Maeda Leads the Way

Patrick Newman and Peter Schoenke look at the players coming to MLB from Asia and Cuba, including Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda.

2016 Dollar Values: RotoWire Staff Golf Draft Results

Jordan Spieth went for the most in the RotoWire staff auction league, but it's a top-heavy year.

120 Sports & RW Video: FanDuel Week 3 QBs

Pete Schoenke joins 120 Sports to discuss Week 3 QB options on FanDuel.

120 Sports & RW Video: QB's for Week 1

Peter joins the 120 Sports Fantasy Lunch Hour to talk NFL Week 1 FanDuel QB options.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Dilemmas For 2015

Take a WR like Antonio Brown early? What's the best draft slot to choose? Peter Schoenke breaks down those questions and offers his game plan for fantasy drafts this season.

2015 Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Will the return of Adrian Peterson propel Teddy Bridgewater and the Vikings' offense to the next level in 2015-16?

2015 Team Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Andrew Luck looks to build on a promising third season at quarterback, and the additions of Frank Gore and Andre Johnson should only help him.

Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2015: Faith in Oakland Leads Eight Picks

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 66.7 percent of his bets over 14 years.

Twins Team Preview: Help Is On The Way

The Twins aren't likely to contend in 2015, but they made some strides last year and have a slew of high-upside prospects like Miguel Sano that could be up by the end of the season.

Overseas Scouting Report: The Next Wave

Patrick Newman and Peter Schoenke examine the players poised to make the move from Asia or Cuba to MLB. Is there another player like Yasiel Puig in this year's crop of talent?

RotoWire Staff Golf Draft Results: 2015 Dollar Values

Rory McIlroy went for the most money in the RotoWire staff auction league, but Jordan Spieth wasn't far behind. Find out what the staff paid in the auction.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Combating WR Inflation

Does the WR-WR strategy work in leagues suddenly hot and heavy for wideouts?

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Implementing The WR-WR Plan

Taking wide receivers early has been a winning strategy the past few years and here's how to put it into practice.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: The Case For Going WR-WR

Using historical data to map out the best draft strategy

2014 Team Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Richardson Trade Doesn't Solve RB Mess

2014 Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Will Norv Turner Equal Fantasy Gold?

Burying The Phillies; Sticking With The Rays: Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2014

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 67.9 percent of his bets over 14 years.

2014 Twins Preview: Waiting For The Prospects To Arrive

Minnesota's minor league system has a bumper crop of talent, including top prospect Byron Buxton, that could soon return the Twins to relevance in the AL Central. But will they arrive in 2014?

MLB Draft Kit: Overseas Scouting Report

Masahiro Tanaka just agreed to a long-term deal with the Yankees. Patrick Newman shares his scouting report on Tanaka and speculates on future Japanese imports, while Peter Schoenke breaks down the incoming Cubans.

RotoWire Staff Golf Draft Results: 2014 Dollar Values

The RotoWire staff and friends league held it's annual auction with Tiger Woods topping the charts by nearly double any player. But Jordan Spieth also cracked the top 15.

NBA Team Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves 2013-14

With new leadership in the front office, the Timberwolves re-signed Nikola Pekovic and Chase Budinger and picked up Kevin Martin in free agency to make a push for the playoffs.

2013 Minnesota Vikings Team Preview: Vikings Remain Sound on the Ground, Uncertain in the Air

2013 Indianapolis Colts Team Preview: Luck Seeks to Match Rookie Success in Sophomore Campaign

Where I Placed My Bets for 2013: Fading The Hype; Investing In GMs

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 67.6 percent of his bets over 13 years.

The New About Our Re-Design

Welcome to the new Get an explanation to the new look and how you can give us feedback.

Twins Team Preview: The Painful Rebuilding Effort Continues

Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer remain behind, but the Twins have ramped up their rebuilding efforts this offseason.

2013 Dollar Values/Expert Auction: RotoWire Staff Golf Auction Results

The RotoWire staff golf league had it's draft and there's a big two with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.

NBA Team Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves 2012-13

Draft Slot Selection Analysis: Snake, 3RR and Banzai Analysis

What's the optimal pick in a snake draft? How about third-round reversal? We break down the choices.

2012 Indianapolis Colts Team Preview: Transitioning to the Andrew Luck Era

2012 Minnesota Vikings Team Preview: Can Peterson Recover to Make the Vikings a Contender?

A New Era in Fantasy Football?: Strategy Considerations Amid Historic TE and QB Stats

The record book for quarterbacks is being re-written. Tight ends are being drafted in the first two rounds for the first time ever. Should fantasy football owners change their previous draft day strategies? RotoWire president Peter Schoenke investigaes.

Where I Placed My Bets for 2012: Fading The Big Riser

Ian Kennedy and Arizona improved by 29 games last season. Should you wager they'll continue to improve? RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual over/under picks.

2012 Atlanta Preview: Braves 2012: Few Moves, But Crazy Pitching Depth

2012 Minnesota Preview: Twins 2012: Who Can Stay Healthy?

2012 Dollar Values/Expert Auction: RotoWire Staff Golf Auction Results

Luke Donald was surprisingly only the 9th most expensive golfer in the RotoWire staff league auction.

Minnesota Timberwolves Preview 2011: New Hope With Adelman, Rubio and Williams

Kevin Love emerged as one of the better players in the NBA last season, but his team had the worst record in the NBA. Can the T-Wolves finally get out of the basement this season?

Historical ADP Draft Strategy: Going WRs Early and QBs Late

Peter Schoenke defines his drafting strategy based on a historical study of ADP trends and shows how he'll use it for the 2011 season.

Where I Placed My Bets for 2011: Banking On A Kansas City Decline

While the Royals farm system may be the best in the majors, RotoWire president Peter Schoenke doesn't agree with projections of an increased win total in 2011.

2011 Braves Preview: End of an Era

2011 Twins Preview: Health Key For AL Central Threepeat

Minnesota returns almost the entire roster that won the AL Central last season, but a return of Justin Morneau and Joe Nathan from injury are key.

Cuban Defectors: Overseas Baseball Primer: Cuba

2011 Golf Dollar Values: Tiger Still Tops the Bidding

Tiger Woods still goes for the most dollars, but there were several suprises in the RotoWire staff league auction.

Year 2 of David Kahn's Rebuilding Plan: 2010 Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

Historical Position Comparison: Positional Scorecard

Should you take a first-round QB? Here are the historical comparison of positions in drafts by round.

Historical Fantasy Draft Pick Chart: Computing Draft Pick Trade Value

How do you value trading picks in a fantasy draft? What is trading away the shot at Chris Johnson worth? We've got a historical comparison of what each spot produced.

Don't Draft Like It's 2009: RBs Unlikely to Repeat Success

Last season was a remarkably productive season for top running backs, but don't expect it to happen again in 2010. Late-round picks like Donald Brown should pan out more this season.

Team Previews: 2010 Colts Preview

Colts Still AFC South Favorites

Team Previews: 2010 Vikings Preview

Favre Saga Continues

NBA Team Previews: 2009 Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

Taking a 1st-Round WR Isn't as Crazy as You Think: Taking a 1st-Round WR Isn't as Crazy as You Think

Team Previews: 2009 Indianapolis Colts Team Preview

NBA Team Previews: 2008 Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

Team Previews: 2008 Indianapolis Colts Preview

Team Previews: 2007 Indianapolis Colts Preview