Articles by Ken Crites

Ken was an early RotoWire contributor back in the 90’s. He now returns with the grace of Gheorghe Muresan and the wisdom of Joe Gibbs. Tweet him at @KenCrites or e-mail him at

2018 RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship – Week 9

We are a traumatic eight weeks through the NFL season and the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship continues to chug along! My once red hot selections are starting to cool after peaking at second place ranking among RotoWire experts. I’ve dropped to 13th out of roughly 60 RW experts, putting some side bets in jeopardy. Let’s turn this train around!

Do you think you’re more on top of the trends than the rest of us? Prove it via the RotoWire FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship!

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GM Genius: Helping Kids Learn Via Fantasy Football

RotoWire is very proud to again partner with GM Genius, a non-profit fantasy football game launched by the charity How I Decide to teach teenagers valuable life lessons through fantasy football.  Yes, you read that correctly.  The GM Genius game “is a fantasy football competition which includes lessons that teach key decision-making and critical thinking concepts,” per their own web site.  And, STUDENTS CAN WIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS!  

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Congrats to The Professor! André Snellings joins ESPN

Andre Snellings

The entire RotoWire family would like to congratulate The Professor, André Snellings on his big move to ESPN!

We here at RW have been lucky enough to work with Andrè since 2004, dating back to the annual flag football games in Las Vegas.  His oldest full-length RW article still on the site, believe it or not, is not about basketball.  It was a summer time 2007 team preview of the Cincinnati Bengals (we don’t have articles pre-June-2007 still in our system).  Before that Bengals piece, The Professor owned his weekly Hoops Lab column (here’s an early example).  Dré was a machine!  He cranked out insightful hoops observations weekly from 2005 through the 2013-2014 season, all while supporting a family with a real job.  And when we say “real” job, we mean “really super complicated job that most of didn’t understand”.

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RotoWire & FanDuel Football Championship – Week 4

The FanDuel RotoWire championship battles continue to heat up as we head into Week 4. And as a surprise member of the Top 10 rankings, I’ve been asked to write this week’s advice column — an extremely prestigious honor.  This is a crummy week for free agents in season-long leagues, but the beauty of weekly FanDuel contests is you can draft under performing big names who are due for a Week 4 statistical explosion.  All players are available!

Let’s explore some players that I am targeting in this week’s RotoWire & FanDuel Football Championship.

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