Luke Hoover has covered fantasy football for Rotowire.com since 2011 and is most proud of recommending Victor Cruz as a starter in his breakout game against the Eagles. He's a lifelong fan of Notre Dame, the Packers and, unfortunately, the Knicks.
September 18, 2014
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgades Week 3
Are the Seahawks matchup-proof at home? Is this the rare week that Peyton Manning should be benched?
September 11, 2014
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgades Week 2
Bench Jamaal Charles? It's worth thinking about as the Chiefs likely will find themselves in passing mode against the Broncos this week.
September 4, 2014
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 1
Colin Kaepernick has a great Week 1 matchup against a Dallas defense that was awful last year and hasn't gotten any better.
August 11, 2014
Which Players Have the Easiest Match-ups?: Strength of Schedule
Robert Griffin not only has new weapons but one of the easiest passing-game schedules in the league.
February 4, 2014
Fresh Perspective Mock: Wave of Wideouts
The 2014 draft is believed to be one of the strongest WR classes in recent memory. Luke Hoover calls for six in the first round.
December 27, 2013
Game Capsules: Scouting the Season Finales
Can Kyle Orton sneak the Cowboys past Philly?
December 20, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 16 Previews
Bears, Eagles Look to Lock Up their Divisions on Sunday Night
December 11, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 15 Previews
Peyton Manning's assault on the record book continues on Thursday night.
December 4, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 14 Previews
One of the league's best offenses faces what might be the NFL's best D on Sunday night.
November 27, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 13 Game Previews
The Saints and Seahawks meet in what could be an NFC Championship preview
November 20, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 12 Previews
Including this year's edition of Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady
November 6, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 10 Previews
Can Tampa Bay finally get a W?
October 30, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 9 Game Previews
No receivers? No problem - Green Bay's offense keeps churning out points.
October 23, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 8 Game Previews
The Rams don't have Brett Favre, but they do have a date with the NFC's top team.
October 16, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 7 Game Breakdowns
Can the Giants (finally) get a win against the Vikings on Monday?
October 9, 2013
Game Capsules: Another Big Game for Philip Rivers
The Chargers figure to air it out quite a bit this week against the visiting Colts.
October 2, 2013
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 5
A desperate Falcons team gets an increasingly injured Jets club on Monday Night Football.
September 25, 2013
Game Capsules: Week Four Previews
The battle of unbeatens gets a primetime slot on Monday Night Football to showcase the up-and-coming Dolphins invading the home of the cagey Saints.
September 18, 2013
Game Capsules: This Could Get Ugly
The Raiders travel to Denver hoping not to get torched by Peyton Manning and the Bronocs on Monday Night Football.
September 11, 2013
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 2
Andy Dalton and the Bengals should thrive against a Steeler team missing star center Maurkice Pouncey.
September 4, 2013
Game Capsules: Monday Night Breakdown
The Chip Kelly era begins for Michael Vick and the Eagles offense as they face the Redskins on Monday Night Football.
September 2, 2013
RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings
C.J. Spiller clocks in at No. 3 Overall.
June 25, 2013
2013 Kansas City Chiefs Team Preview: Chiefs Pin Hopes on Reid/Smith Combo
December 28, 2012
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Season Finales
Luke Hoover on what to expect from the final weekend of the regular season
December 27, 2012
Flex Appeal: Week 17 Flex Options
Stick with the teams that are still playing for something.
December 22, 2012
Flex Appeal: King of Garbage Time
Carson Palmer makes for another good play again this week.
December 21, 2012
Game Capsules: Week 16 Breakdowns
The Ravens could knock the defending champs out of the playoffs
December 13, 2012
Flex Appeal: The King of Garbage Time
Carson Palmer is actually a good play this week
December 12, 2012
Game Capsules: Hoover Breaks Down Week 15
The Jets still hold playoff hopes as they travel to Tennessee on Monday night to face the Titans.
December 6, 2012
Flex Appeal: Keep It Simple...
The fantasy playoffs are not the time to get cute.
December 5, 2012
Game Capsules: Week 14 Breakdowns
And a potential AFC Championship preview on Monday night...
November 28, 2012
Flex Appeal: Playoffs are Fast Approaching
Week 13 figures to provide pivotal flex-play opportunities as fantasy owners jockey for playoff position.
Game Capsules: Hoover Breaks Down Week 13
Can the Giants slow RGIII on Monday Night?
November 21, 2012
Game Capsules: Week 12 Game Breakdowns
Cam Newton leads the Panthers into Philly for a matchup against the Eagles on Monday Night Football.
November 14, 2012
Flex Appeal: Final Bye Week Leaves RB Thin
Adrian Peterson, Marshawn Lynch and Chris Johnson take this week off, leaving the RB position thin for fantasy owners.
Game Capsules: Predictions for Week 11
The Bears and 49ers tangle on Monday Night Football in what should be a defensive battle.
November 8, 2012
Flex Appeal: Replacing Rodgers and RGIII
Look to exploit the Pats, Giants
November 7, 2012
Game Capsules: Hoover Breaks Down Week 10
The Chiefs travel to Pittsburgh for a matchup with the Steelers on Monday Night Football.
November 2, 2012
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 9
The Eagles travel to New Orleans for a Monday night matchup with the Saints.
November 1, 2012
Flex Appeal: Byes Hurt Less This Week
The bye week likely won't have as big an impact this week, making it easier to find flex-play options.
October 25, 2012
Flex Appeal: Another Week, Another Injury
Finding fill-ins for MJD, Benson, Murray
October 24, 2012
Game Capsules: Week 8 Breakdowns
Broncos vs. Saints promises to be a Sunday-night shootout
October 18, 2012
Flex Appeal: The Toughest Bye Week of the Season
Getting through the weekend with no Broncos, Chargers, Chiefs, Dolphins, Eagles or Falcons
October 17, 2012
Game Capsules: Week 7 Breakdowns
Detroit faces Chicago in an NFC North showdown on Monday Night Football.
October 11, 2012
Flex Appeal: Flex Plays for Week 5
Alex Smith could light up the G-Men
October 10, 2012
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Week 6 Matchups
Peyton Manning and the Broncos travel to San Diego for an AFC West battle on Monday Night Football.
October 5, 2012
The Texans travel to New York to take on the Jets on Monday Night Football.
October 4, 2012
Flex Appeal: Bye Weeks and Flex Plays
Miami's pass defense is just waiting to be exploited
October 3, 2012
Game Capsules: Arizona at St. Louis on Thursday Night
Larry Fitzgerald faces a much-improved St. Louis secondary in the Thursday night matchup with the Rams.
September 26, 2012
Game Capsules: Matchup Analysis for All the Week 4 Games
Romo and the Cowboys offense will struggle against Chicago's stingy D.
September 19, 2012
Flex Appeal: Flex Appeal
Sanchez vs. Phins is a solid option at QB2
Game Capsules: Predictions for Week 3
Aaron Rodgers could be in for a big night as the Packers visit Seattle on Monday Night Football.
September 12, 2012
Randall Cobb could have a big game on Thursday
Game Capsules: Week 2 Game Capsules
Peyton Manning leads the Broncos into Altanta on Monday Night Football.
September 7, 2012
This week's best options for your flex spots.
September 4, 2012
Game Capsules: Week One Game Capsules
RotoWire's extensive feature breaking down each game with predictions and more...
July 14, 2012
2012 Kansas City Chiefs Team Preview: Chiefs Look to Stay Healthy and Fulfill Potential
March 19, 2012
NFL Fantasy Mock: Our First NFL Fantasy Mock Draft of the Offseason
Where Do You Take The Likes of Peterson, Manning and Charles?
December 29, 2011
Flex Plays: Week 17 Picks To Click
December 22, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch for Week 16
Reached your league's Super Bowl? Don't over-think it.
December 15, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 15
Start Big Ben, despite the bum ankle and iffy matchup
December 8, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 14
Miles Austin could be the Cowboys' WR to start this week.
December 1, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch for Week 13
Rivers and Tolbert could have big days in Jacksonville
November 23, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 12
Kevin Smith makes the leap from unsigned to must-start.
November 17, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 11
Mike Shanahan may have a lead back. Maybe.
November 10, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 10
Time for Chris Johnson to live up to that massive contract?
November 3, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch for Week 9
Cedric Benson is back from a one-game suspension and faces one of the league's worst run defenses.
October 27, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch for Week 8
Steelers could feature Mendenhall to keep the Pats offense off the field.
October 20, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 7
Flacco could break out against a suspect Jags pass defense.
October 13, 2011
Flex Plays: Week 6 Players to Watch
Roethlisberger, Cutler could post big numbers this weekend...
October 6, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 5
New Orleans' running game is primed for a big week vs. the Panthers
September 29, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 4
Josh Freeman could break out against the suspect Colts D
September 22, 2011
Flex Plays: Players to Watch in Week 3
Ben Tate's a good play, even if Foster is active
September 15, 2011
Players to Watch in Week 2: Santana Moss, James Starks and Brandon Pettigrew
Lions should dominate a shaky KC defense
September 8, 2011
Players to Watch : Key Matchups for Week One
Look for the Jets to Air it Out Against Dallas
August 21, 2011
2011 Chiefs Team Preview: Can Chiefs Keep Improving on Both Sides of the Ball?