Articles by Erik Halterman

A listing of all the articles written by Erik Halterman for the RotoWire Blog.

2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 10

We’re down to the final week of the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship! One last chance to qualify for a shot at the big prize in next week’s championship round.

Or, if you’re into a different sort of fun, one more chance to play Nathan Peterman, who, at $5,500, comes in $500 cheaper than FanDuel’s typical minimum price for a quarterback. That suggests that he’s expected to score negative points, a feat he’s managed to perform once already this season. It looks like Peterman is unlikely to start, so he should lock in a solid zero points. If you’re the ultra-creative type who was already planning on taking a zero at quarterback in order to have more money to spend elsewhere, why not take Peterman for the extra $500 and to say you won a DFS contest with Peterman in your lineup? (Please don’t do this.)

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2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 8

The scoring binge has continued through the first seven weeks of the NFL season. Teams have scored 24.1 points per game, 2.4 more that last season and half a point more than the second highest scoring season way back in 1948. That was the year that plastic helmets were outlawed as too dangerous and officials were given whistles rather than horns. If you remember riding Sammy Baugh, Steve Van Buren and Mal Kutner to a fantasy title that year, prove you’ve still got it by winning this week’s RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship!

A quick rules refresher: we’re running a $10 contest in each of the first 10 weeks of the season, where the top 150 finishers double their money. Compete against fellow RotoWire readers as well as three experts: Kevin Payne, Jeff Erickson and Derek VanRiper. Beating all three experts in one week earns you a ticket to Week 11’s championship round, where the top 120 scores earn a prize and the top score gets $1,000 and a two-year RotoWire subscription. Sign up for this week’s contest here.

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2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 7

We’re through six weeks of the NFL season and the standings are starting to make more sense. Everyone has at least one win (even the Browns have two and a half) and all but the Rams have at least one loss. It’s a fun point of the fantasy season, where the sample sizes are no longer tiny and we can start to see real trends. If you think you’re more on top of the trends than the rest of us, come prove it at the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship!

A quick rules refresher: we’re running a $10 contest in each of the first 10 weeks of the season, where the top 150 finishers double their money. Compete against fellow RotoWire readers as well as three experts: Kevin Payne, Jeff Erickson and Derek VanRiper. Beating all three experts in one week earns you a ticket to Week 11’s championship round, where the top 120 scores earn a prize and the top score gets $1,000 and a two-year RotoWire subscription. Sign up for this week’s contest here.

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2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 5

We’re on to Week 5 of the NFL season. FitzMagic is gone, none of last season’s conference championship contestants lead their divisions and Patrick Mahomes is now ambidextrous. If you think you’ve got a handle on this week’s craziness, come prove it by entering the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship!

A quick rules refresher: we’re running a $10 contest in each of the first 10 weeks of the season, where the top 150 finishers double their money. Compete against fellow RotoWire readers as well as three experts: Kevin Payne, Jeff Erickson and Derek VanRiper. Beating all three experts in one week earns you a ticket to Week 11’s championship round, where the top 120 scores earn a prize and the top score gets $1,000 and a two-year RotoWire subscription. Sign up for this week’s contest here.

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2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of the NFL season! As expected, Patrick Mahomes and Ryan Fitzpatrick are out to an early lead in the MVP race, the Steelers are falling apart and we’ve already had two ties.

If Le’Veon Bell and Joe Mixon have already sunk your season-long teams, you’ve come to the right place. The RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship is your shot at redemption. A quick rules refresher: we’re running a $10 contest in each of the first 10 weeks of the season, where the top 150 finishers double their money. Compete against fellow RotoWire readers as well as three experts: Kevin Payne, Jeff Erickson and Derek Van Riper. Beating all three experts in one week earns you a ticket to Week 11’s championship round, where the top 120 scores earn a prize and the top score gets $1,000 and a two-year RotoWire subscription. Sign up for this week’s contest here.

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2018 Rotowire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 1

Football is back! After the NFL decided to simply show a rerun of last season’s NFC Divisional Round matchup between Eagles and Falcons in lieu of the traditional Thursday night opener, we’re hopefully in line for 12 new and original episodes to binge all Sunday afternoon.

With the return of the NFL season comes the return of the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship. The format is straightforward. We’re running a $10 contest in each of the first 10 weeks of the season, where the top 150 users double their cash. You’ll compete against fellow RotoWire readers as well as three experts: Kevin Payne, Jeff Erickson and Derek Van Riper. Beat all three experts in one week and you’ll earn entry to Week 11’s Free Play championship round. The top 120 players in that round will win a prize, with the first-place contestant coming home with $1,000 and a two-year subscription to RotoWire.

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RotoWire Baseball Championship – 4th Qualifier

Welcome to the fourth qualifying round of the RotoWire/Fanduel Baseball Championship! Congratulations to cocktails, who won the third qualifier two weeks ago. It helps to have your pitcher throw seven scoreless innings while striking out 16, which is exactly what cocktails got from James Paxton in a 73-point performance. They also got a combined 78.3 points from a pair of Nationals, Matt Adams and Bryce Harper.

Congratulations also to bucfan14, who currently sits atop the overall leaderboard with a 57.7-point lead through three contests. For everyone else, there’s still more than enough time to catch up. The contest includes six qualifying rounds, and only your best three scores count for the final leaderboard. There are still three rounds remaining, so even if you’re just finding out about the contest today, you’re still very much in the running. The top 25 scores on the overall leaderboard will compete for $2,000 and RotoWire subscriptions in the Championship Round on June 27.

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