Scott Pianowski writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.
February 1, 2014
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
The Super Bowl features an elite offense vs. an elite defense.
January 17, 2014
The AFC title game could determine who goes down as the greatest quarterback of all time.
January 10, 2014
Which big favorite is going down this weekend?
January 3, 2014
Breakfast Table: Breaking Down the Wild Card Games
Are the Colts better than their advanced stats indicate?
December 27, 2013
Playoff Positioning and Week 17 Upsets
December 21, 2013
Andrew Luck is quietly sixth overall in QB fantasy points.
December 14, 2013
Can a playoff underdog like last year's Ravens take down the Broncos or the Seahawks this year?
December 6, 2013
Grading the QB Class of 2012
November 28, 2013
Jimmy Graham and the Saints are bigger underdogs in Seattle than the Chiefs are hosting Denver.
November 22, 2013
Has Cam Newton arrived?
November 14, 2013
Can the Chiefs get to Peyton Manning?
November 7, 2013
When do you gamble on an injured star like Aaron Rodgers?
October 25, 2013
Breakfast Table: Salfino and Pianowski Talk Football
Cam Newton vs. Andrew Luck - which quarterback has the brighter future?
October 17, 2013
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Salfino Talk Football
Does Tom Brady belong on the cover of SI, GQ or GSI?
October 10, 2013
Both pick Drew Brees and the Saints to upset the Patriots in Foxborough
October 4, 2013
Like the Seahawks - their matchup this week - Andrew Luck and the Colts have reined in the passing offense this season.
September 27, 2013
Russell Wilson was drafted five slots behind Jacksonville's punter.
September 19, 2013
Does the running game even matter anymore?
September 12, 2013
Tom Brady has never been this devoid of playmakers on his team. Will he be able to handle a tough Jets defense?
September 5, 2013
Which of last year's playoff teams will fall short?
August 30, 2013
Is it better to start a RB or a WR in your flex spot in PPR leagues?
February 1, 2013
Breakfast Table: Super Bowl Breakfast
Pianowski picks the Niners, Salfino the Ravens
January 25, 2013
Why can't Bill Belichick draft some competent defensive backs?
January 17, 2013
Breakfast Table: Breakfast of Champions
Salfino and Pianowski Talk Football
January 10, 2013
Can the Niners offense keep up with arguably the best quarterback in the game?
January 4, 2013
Joe Flacco and the Ravens don't do anything exceptionally well, but they do everything better than the Colts.
December 28, 2012
Can a non-quarterback ever merit an MVP award in the modern NFL?
December 20, 2012
A Sharp Disagreement on Alex Smith.
December 15, 2012
Disagreement on the Cowboys-Steelers, Ravens-Broncos
December 6, 2012
Disagreement on Drew Brees and the Saints against the Giants
November 29, 2012
See what happens, Larry, when you fight a stranger in the Alps?
November 21, 2012
Josh Freeman faces off against Matt Ryan in Tampa. Which QB would you rather have if you were starting a franchise?
November 15, 2012
Have Tom Brady and the Patriots Slipped This Year?
November 8, 2012
Are Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers on the short list of Super Bowl contenders?
November 2, 2012
Tony Romo and the Cowboys grade out well on the stat sheet
October 26, 2012
What's ailing Tom Brady and the Patriots?
October 18, 2012
The Jets have been strong against the pass, but face a tough test in Tom Brady and the Patriots.
October 12, 2012
Are Alex Smith and the 49ers offense for real?
October 5, 2012
Sticking up for Tony Romo
September 28, 2012
Are Matt Ryan and the Falcons for real?
September 20, 2012
The Saints seem always to be saving Pierre Thomas for a rainy day. But at 0-2, it's pouring outside.
September 5, 2012
Is Drew Brees the system in New Orleans, or will he miss Sean Payton? And can Peyton Manning step in and produce right away in Denver?
June 14, 2012
Charging the Mound: Advanced Stats Outliers
Scott Pianowski stars in a guest role in this week's Charging the Mound. Among the players discussed include Matt Cain and how his overall results fly in the face of advance metrics.
February 2, 2012
Breakfast Table: Super Bowl 46 Edition
Making the case for Tom Brady and the Patriots
January 19, 2012
Is this a different Giants defense, or just the same erratic one getting lucky?
January 12, 2012
Drew Brees and the Saints will be tough to slow down - even on the road.
January 5, 2012
Calvin Johnson and the Lions can shoot it out against anyone
December 30, 2011
Is Mark Sanchez the problem, or merely a victim of offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer's ineptitude?
December 21, 2011
Has Tom Brady turned Bill Belichick into a genius, or is it the other way around?
December 15, 2011
Philip Rivers is at his best in December, but he draws the Ravens this week
December 8, 2011
Eli Manning vs. Tony Romo: Which QB would you rather have?
December 1, 2011
Is Denver winning more because of Tim Tebow or improved play by its defense?
November 23, 2011
Calvin Johnson and the Lions could be a
November 17, 2011
Can the Texans go deep into the playoffs without Matt Schaub?
November 12, 2011
Now that he's getting time to throw, Jay Cutler is making good decisions in the pocket
November 3, 2011
Is Ben Roethlisberger having the best year of his career?
October 27, 2011
How much of draft success in the NFL is dumb luck?
October 20, 2011
Tim Tebow's glacial throwing motion might doom him as an NFL quarterback, but can his rushing ability make up for it in fantasy?
October 14, 2011
The time to trade for Tony Romo is now.
October 6, 2011
Is Aaron Rodgers already better than Brett Favre ever was?
September 30, 2011
Breakfast Table: Cheating Edition
Salfino and Pianowski debate faking injuries on defense, stealing signals and videotaping opponents
September 22, 2011
Tom Brady is one of many quarterbacks enjoying the benefits of this season's pass-friendly environment
September 15, 2011
Jay Cutler has a taller order this week in New Orleans
September 8, 2011
Will Matt Ryan and the Falcons lead the NFL in pass attempts this year?
May 12, 2011
Charging the Mound: Pianowski and Erickson Talk Baseball
Chances are Matt Holliday got a hit from this swing.
February 3, 2011
Ben Roethlisberger could go from suspended to three-time Super Bowl winner in four months
January 20, 2011
The Breakfast Table: Brass in Pocket
Does Jay Cutler belong in the comparison with Aaron Rodgers?
January 12, 2011
Are Tom Brady's Patriots an unstoppable juggernaut or merely a good team on a hot streak with exploitable flaws?
January 6, 2011
The Jets say they plan to blitz Peyton Manning this weekend - something that hasn't worked in the past
December 30, 2010
Does the quarterback make the system, or the system make the quarterback? Matt Cassel (left) is a good test case.
December 24, 2010
Unlike his opponent Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers has been one of the best cold-weather QBs in the NFL.
December 16, 2010
Is Tom Brady doing more with less than any quarterback in history? And are the Pats the league's prohibitive favorite right now, or just its best team?
December 9, 2010
Is Peyton Manning on the way down, or just running into some bad luck?
December 2, 2010
Are Darrelle Revis' cover skills wasted on the Patriots mix of average receivers?
November 24, 2010
Have the Jets been the luckiest team in the league so far?
November 17, 2010
Could the Steelers miss the playoffs?
November 11, 2010
Are the Cowboys doomed so long as Jerry Jones is the owner?
November 5, 2010
Tom Brady and the Pats are winning with some unlikely players - can they keep it up?
October 28, 2010
Identifying the contenders - should we take Matt Hasselbeck and the Seahawks seriously?
October 22, 2010
It's all fun and games until James Harrison drills you in the head... Also - is TO the game's most overrated - or underrated - receiver?
October 14, 2010
Not everyone can look like Neil O'Donnell
October 8, 2010
If Sam Bradford's the new Matt Ryan, does that make Steven Jackson this year's Michael Turner?
September 30, 2010
Is Aaron Rodgers the NFC's best player?
September 23, 2010
Drew Brees and the Saints are lucky to be 2-0
September 16, 2010
The Jets need to take the straitjacket off of Mark Sanchez
September 9, 2010
Are the Jets more than just Darrelle Revis and a blitzing defense?
February 4, 2010
Breakfast Table: Super Bowl Served