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Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Chris like Kirk Cousins and the Redskins as four-point home favorites against the visiting Arizona Cardinals.

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

There are three double-digit favorites on the slate including Blake Bortles and the Jaguars hosting the Texans.

SXM Highlights: Rodgers Value for Week 15

SXM Highlights: Rodgers Value for Week 15

Liss & Jeff debate the value of Aaron Rodgers, who returns this week from injury.

Staff Picks: Chargers, Packers, Browns, Seahawks and Buccaneers

Staff Picks: Chargers, Packers, Browns, Seahawks and Buccaneers

The Staff likes Philip Rivers and the Chargers laying a point in Arrowhead against the Chiefs.

East Coast Offense: Learning an Expensive Lesson

East Coast Offense: Learning an Expensive Lesson

Chris Liss sat Jamaal Williams for Jimmy Graham in the NFFC $100K RotoWire Online Championship playoffs and is not pleased with himself.

SXM Highlights: Are Systems More Important Than Players?

SXM Highlights: Are Systems More Important Than Players?

Jeff & Liss debate whether "system" may be more important than "players".

SXM Highlights: Nick Foles Fantasy Value

SXM Highlights: Nick Foles Fantasy Value

Liss & Jeff discuss Nick Foles' fantasy value now that he's starting for the Eagles.

SXM Highlights: Value in Vikings Panthers Game?

SXM Highlights: Value in Vikings Panthers Game?

Liss & Jeff debate Case Keenum, Christian McCaffery and others in this low over-under match-up.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Taking Josh Gordon and the Browns at home as three and a half point underdogs to the Packers

SXM Highlights: Even more Josh Gordon

SXM Highlights: Even more Josh Gordon

Liss & Jeff can't resist talking about Josh Gordon.

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

Tough choices this week, but if Tyrod Taylor is cleared to play, the Bills become a viable option, home against the Colts.

Staff Picks: Bucs, Bills, Browns, 49ers, Giants and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Bucs, Bills, Browns, 49ers, Giants and Cardinals

The Staff likes Patrick Peterson and the Cardinals getting three points at home against the visiting Titans.

East Coast Offense: The Eli Manning Saga

East Coast Offense: The Eli Manning Saga

Chris Liss questions the reaction to Eli Manning's benching and subsequent rationale for restoring his starting job.

SXM Highlights: What is Keenan Allen's True Value?

SXM Highlights: What is Keenan Allen's True Value?

Liss & Jeff debate Keenan Allen's true value for the rest of the season.

SXM Highlights: Can We Predict Patriot Player Fantasy Points?

SXM Highlights: Can We Predict Patriot Player Fantasy Points?

Pianow joins Liss & Jeff to promote the positive predictability of Patriot points.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Backing Russell Wilson and the Seahawks as 5.5-point home dogs Sunday night against the Eagles.

Survivor: Fading the Chargers

Survivor: Fading the Chargers

Fade Philip Rivers and the Chargers if you think they'll be 80 percent owned or higher in your pools.

SXM Highlights: Finding Value in Rams Cards Game

SXM Highlights: Finding Value in Rams Cards Game

Jeff & Liss search for value in the Rams game at Arizona.

Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks

Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks

The Staff likes Doug Baldwin and the Seahawks getting 5.5 points at home against the Eagles on Sunday night. Moreover, three of the five writers made the Seahawks their best bets.

East Coast Offense: Looking Ahead to the Fantasy Playoffs

East Coast Offense: Looking Ahead to the Fantasy Playoffs

If your team is likely to make the playoffs, use your waiver pickups this week to address problems in Weeks 14-16. Tyrod Taylor, likely available in many leagues, faces the Colts, Dolphins and Patriots.

SXM Highlights: Pick your Playoff QB's, K's & Defenses Now

SXM Highlights: Pick your Playoff QB's, K's & Defenses Now

Liss tells Jeff how to prepare NOW for the upcoming fantasy playoffs.

SXM Highlights: Doug Baldwin's Bad Week 12

SXM Highlights: Doug Baldwin's Bad Week 12

Liss & Jeff express their frustration over Baldwin's bad week 12 performance.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Chris expects Tyrod Taylor to start for the Bills, in which case 10 points in Kansas City is an absurdly big line.

Survivor: Surviving Week 12

Survivor: Surviving Week 12

So many great choices like Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers at home against the Brett Hundley-led Packers

Staff Picks: Dolphins, Bills, Buccaneers, Broncos and Ravens

Staff Picks: Dolphins, Bills, Buccaneers, Broncos and Ravens

The Staff has five unanimous picks this week including Tyrod Taylor and the Bills getting 10 points in Kansas City.

SXM Highlights: Why Has Kareem Hunt's Production Fallen Off?

SXM Highlights: Why Has Kareem Hunt's Production Fallen Off?

Liss & Jeff discuss why Kareem Hunt's production has dropped off after early season success.

East Coast Offense: So Far So Good!

East Coast Offense: So Far So Good!

Why betting the current streak (like the Giants allowing TDs to tight ends) isn't always a wise move.

SXM Highlights: Finding Value in Chiefs Giants Game

SXM Highlights: Finding Value in Chiefs Giants Game

Liss and Jeff discuss what players from the Chiefs / Giants game you want on your fantasy teams in Week 11.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Backing Tom Brady and the Patriots as 6.5-point favorites against the Raiders in Mexico City

Survivor: Surviving Week 11

Survivor: Surviving Week 11

Fading Travis Kelce and the Chiefs who are 55.5-percent owned against the Giants at the Meadowlands.

Staff Picks: Backing the Steelers

Staff Picks: Backing the Steelers

The Staff likes the Steelers as seven-point home favorites against the visiting Titans on Thursday night.

East Coast Offense: Two Sports Betting Ideas

East Coast Offense: Two Sports Betting Ideas

Chris Liss offers ideas for sports betting, says Todd Gurley is the No. 1 overall fantasy player and wonders why on earth Roger Goodell is asking for health insurance in his latest contract proposal.

SXM Highlights: Get Pats In Your DFS Lineup

SXM Highlights: Get Pats In Your DFS Lineup

Jeff and Liss say this is the week to pay up for Patriots in your DFS Lineups.

SXM Highlights: Watch Out For The Saints Rushing Attack

SXM Highlights: Watch Out For The Saints Rushing Attack

Liss & Jeff describe the Saints new approach and the fantasy implications.

SXM Highlights: Previewing Saints at Bills

SXM Highlights: Previewing Saints at Bills

Liss & Jeff preview the Saints traveling to Buffalo. Is the Saints defense good?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Chris especially likes Kirk Cousins and the Redskins getting 1.5 points at home against the Vikings this week.

Survivor: Surviving Week 10

Survivor: Surviving Week 10

Fade the 58-percent owned Matthew Stafford Lions, despite being massive home favorites against the hapless Browns.

SXM Highlights: Does Martavis Bryant Still Have Fantasy Value?

SXM Highlights: Does Martavis Bryant Still Have Fantasy Value?

Has Pittsburgh's "tough love" turned Bryant's season around? Liss & Jeff discuss.

SXM Highlights: Where To Rank Key Patriots At Denver?

SXM Highlights: Where To Rank Key Patriots At Denver?

Liss and Jeff are worried a bit about the Patriots playing at Denver this week.

Staff Picks: Browns and Cowboys

Staff Picks: Browns and Cowboys

The Staff for God knows what reason likes Duke Johnson and the Browns as 12.5-point underdogs in Detroit this week.

East Coast Offense: Whose Side Are You On?

East Coast Offense: Whose Side Are You On?

Chris Liss illustrates his point via an exchange with a Twitter troll and also asks who we should rank at No. 4 overall for the rest of the year?

SXM Highlights: Who is the Fourth Best Player Right Now?

SXM Highlights: Who is the Fourth Best Player Right Now?

Liss and Jeff complain about the alleged first round studs remaining for Week 10 and beyond.

SXM Highlights: The Upside of Mobile Quarterbacks

SXM Highlights: The Upside of Mobile Quarterbacks

Liss and Scott discuss the huge upside of QB's that can throw on the move.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Chris is buying Jay Cutler and the Dolphins on the cheap as three-point underdogs at home against the Raiders.

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Chris Liss takes Deshaun Watson and the chalky Texans, who are 13-point home favorites against the Colts, even though the Texans are 50-percent owned.

SXM Highlights: Tim To Cut Pryor, Right?

SXM Highlights: Tim To Cut Pryor, Right?

Liss & Jeff discuss Terrelle Pryor's disappointing play, with surprising support from Liss.

Staff Picks: Backing the Colts

Staff Picks: Backing the Colts

The Staff unanimously likes the Colts getting 13 points in Houston against the Texans.

East Coast Offense: The Zeke Elliott Case

East Coast Offense: The Zeke Elliott Case

Chris Liss parses Judge Failia's ruling, discusses the Jimmy Garoppolo trade and marvels at what Deshaun Watson was able to do in Seattle.

SXM Highlights: Any Value in Denver QB's?

SXM Highlights: Any Value in Denver QB's?

Liss and Jeff discuss Denver's dilemma with Lynch, Siemian and Osweiler.

SXM Highlights: Evaluating Watson & Hopkins after Sunday's Seattle Mastery

SXM Highlights: Evaluating Watson & Hopkins after Sunday's Seattle Mastery

Liss and Jeff discuss the fantasy values of Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins after their big Sunday performances.

Survivor: Surviving Week 8

Survivor: Surviving Week 8

Backing the chalk. Carson Wentz and the Eagles are 13-point home favorites against the visiting 49ers.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Chris likes Russell Wilson and the Seahawks as 5.5-point home favorites against the visiting Texans.

Staff Picks: Jets and Redskins

Staff Picks: Jets and Redskins

The Staff likes Josh McCown and the Jets as 4.5-point home underdogs against the visiting Falcons.

East Coast Offense: How Much Do Quarterbacks Matter?

East Coast Offense: How Much Do Quarterbacks Matter?

Tom Brady is living up to his billing, but many other name-brand quarterbacks are giving way to surprising upstarts like Jared Goff, Deshaun Watson and Alex Smith

SXM Highlights: Is Matt Moore An Upgrade for Dolphins?

SXM Highlights: Is Matt Moore An Upgrade for Dolphins?

Is Matt Moore An Upgrade for Dolphins?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Chris especially likes Jerick McKinnon and the Vikings laying 5.5 points at home against the visiting Ravens.

Survivor: Surviving Week 7

Survivor: Surviving Week 7

For the few of you still remaining, Chris makes his picks, leading with Harrison Smith and the Vikings hosting the Ravens.

SXM Highlights: Sunday Night Patriots versus Falcons Preview

SXM Highlights: Sunday Night Patriots versus Falcons Preview

Liss and Jeff preview the unavoidable hype behind the Super Bowl rematch of Pats versus Falcons.

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings

The Staff likes Harrison Smith and the Vikings laying 5.5 points at home against the Ravens this week. The Vikings also happen to be Chris Liss' best bet.

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

While players like Julio Jones and Michael Thomas aren't likely to come at significant discounts, Chris Liss offers a list of skilled targets that should be obtainable on the cheap.

SXM Highlights: Is Jameis Winston a Good QB?

SXM Highlights: Is Jameis Winston a Good QB?

Liss & Jeff wonder if the Bucs' offense drops off with Winston out.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Chris especially likes Jerick McKinnon and the Vikings getting 3.5 points at home against the Packers.

Survivor: Surviving Week 6

Survivor: Surviving Week 6

Chris likes Kirk Cousins and the Redskins at home against the 49ers, assuming you've already used the Patriots.

SXM Highlights: Lions at Saints Preview

SXM Highlights: Lions at Saints Preview

Liss and Jeff preview Sunday's Lions at Saints match-up for fantasy value.

Staff Picks: Browns and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Browns and Cardinals

The Staff for God knows what reason likes Duke Johnson and the Browns as 9.5-point underdogs in Houston this week.

East Coast Offense: Is Eli Manning Done?

East Coast Offense: Is Eli Manning Done?

Taking a look at Eli Manning's numbers with and without Odell Beckham in the lineup. Warning - the without Beckham numbers are NSFW.

SXM Highlights: Impact Of The Adrian Peterson Trade

SXM Highlights: Impact Of The Adrian Peterson Trade

Liss and Jeff discuss the fallout from Peterson being dealt to the Arizona Cardinals.

SXM Highlights: Evaluating the Cardinals Offense

SXM Highlights: Evaluating the Cardinals Offense

Liss and Jeff discuss expectations from the Arizona Cardinals offense after the team's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

SXM Highlights: Rawls or Lacy in Seattle?

SXM Highlights: Rawls or Lacy in Seattle?

Liss and Jeff debate whether Thomas Rawls or Eddie Lacy will become the lead back in Seattle.

SXM Highlights: Bell Discusses Jones & Hyde Injuries

SXM Highlights: Bell Discusses Jones & Hyde Injuries

Stephania Bell Discusses Julio Jones and Carlos Hyde Injuries.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Chris likes Russell Wilson and the Seahawks as 1.5-point underdogs in Los Angeles.

Survivor: Surviving Week 5

Survivor: Surviving Week 5

Chris likes Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers at home against the Jaguars.

Staff Picks: Buccaneers, Dolphins and Colts

Staff Picks: Buccaneers, Dolphins and Colts

The Staff likes Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers getting 5.5 points at home against the visiting Patriots.

East Coast Offense: Buy-Low Window on Newton Slams Shut

East Coast Offense: Buy-Low Window on Newton Slams Shut

The time to use Newton in DFS or trade for him was after Week 3's debacle against the Saints. Newton's sample of fantasy greatest was far larger than his recent slump, and he's still in his prime.

SXM Highlights: The Pats' Defense, Where People Get Better

SXM Highlights: The Pats' Defense, Where People Get Better

The Pats' D is revitalizing careers and launching rookies into stardom.

Staff Picks: Packers, Dolphins and Ravens

Staff Picks: Packers, Dolphins and Ravens

The Staff likes Joe Flacco and the Ravens getting three points at home against the road-challenged Steelers.

SXM Highlights: Is Andre Ellington a Fantasy Asset?

SXM Highlights: Is Andre Ellington a Fantasy Asset?

Liss and Jeff discuss whether or not Andre Ellington, on the DJ-less Cardinals, is a fantasy asset.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Chris likes Aaron Rodgers and the Packers as seven-point home favorites against the Bears on a short week.

Survivor: Surviving Week 4

Survivor: Surviving Week 4

The math says take the chalk, i.e., Russell Wilson and the Seahawks who are 13-point home favorites against the Andrew Luck-less Colts.

SXM Highlights: Season-Long Team D Advice

SXM Highlights: Season-Long Team D Advice

Liss & Jeff debate the best way to manage your Team Defense spot for season-long leagues, post Week 3.

East Coast Offense: Variance and Sample Size

East Coast Offense: Variance and Sample Size

How do we tell if the Patriots are as good as last year's team or have slipped back to the pack after three games?

SXM Highlights: Do Any Browns Have Fantasy Value?

SXM Highlights: Do Any Browns Have Fantasy Value?

Liss and Jeff debate whether or not anyone from Cleveland's roster has fantasy value. Joe Thomas?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Chris is fading Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers as 7.5-point road favorites in Chicago this Sunday.

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

Chris is taking the chalk here - Tom Brady and the Patriots as 13-point home favorites over the DeShaun Watson-led Texans.

Staff Picks: Backing the Chargers

Staff Picks: Backing the Chargers

The Staff likes Philip Rivers and the Chargers getting three points at home against the visiting Chiefs

East Coast Offense: Year of the Rookie Running Back

East Coast Offense: Year of the Rookie Running Back

Leonard Fournette is one of many rookie running backs making a big impact already, and many others could join him before long.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Chris especially likes Trevor Siemian and the Broncos getting two points at home against the Cowboys.

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

While Chris thinks the Raiders have a slightly better chance to win this week, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offer far better

Staff Picks: Titans and Broncos

Staff Picks: Titans and Broncos

After a rough Week 1, the Staff looks to bounce back with Marcus Mariota and the Titans laying two points in Jacksonville.

SXM Highlights: Stephania Bell Discusses David Johnson's Wrist Injury

SXM Highlights: Stephania Bell Discusses David Johnson's Wrist Injury

ESPN's Stephania Bell talks with Liss and Jeff about David Johnson's serious wrist injury.

East Coast Offense: Disaster Week

East Coast Offense: Disaster Week

No player taken in the top-two rounds by NFFC ADP had 100 yards from scrimmage and a TD this week. Only six players overall crossed that threshold, compared to 12 in 2016.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Chris likes Kirk Cousins and the Redskins as one-point home dogs against the visiting Eagles.

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Taking Tom Brady and the Patriots at home against the Chiefs during the Thursday night season opener.

Staff Picks: Groupthink Edition

Staff Picks: Groupthink Edition

The Staff has nine unanimous picks: The Patriots, Jets, Titans, Bengals, Browns, Rams, 49ers, Giants and Chargers. Moreover, Liss and DDD have the exact same picks.

East Coast Offense: 20 Bold Predictions

East Coast Offense: 20 Bold Predictions

Chris Liss likes Jimmy Graham to finish as a top-three tight end and Hunter Henry to finish in the top five. Check out the rest of his bold predictions for 2017.

Survivor: Survivor Strategy Part II

Survivor: Survivor Strategy Part II

Last year, Chris Liss showed how to not just survive but win. This year, he digs even deeper into survivor strategy.

East Coast Offense: Draft Strategy 2.0

East Coast Offense: Draft Strategy 2.0

Where you should draft Titans backup RB Derrick Henry depends in large part on how deep your bench is.

Snarky 150: Overall PPR Cheatsheet & Obnoxious Commentary

Snarky 150: Overall PPR Cheatsheet & Obnoxious Commentary

Kenny Britt: crisscrossing the league, one hellscape at a time. Find out who else earns a mention in this year's version.

Team Previews: New York Giants

Team Previews: New York Giants

Chris Liss dives into the Giants, whose success may depend on Eli Manning's ability to hearken back to fruitful Super Bowl runs.

SXM Highlights: Luck's Post-Surgery Analysis from Stephania Bell

SXM Highlights: Luck's Post-Surgery Analysis from Stephania Bell

Stephania Bell discusses Andrew Luck's surgery and injury history.

East Coast Offense: Best Ball Thoughts

East Coast Offense: Best Ball Thoughts

Two drafts in, Chris Liss has some ideas about how to attack this particular format.

Best Ball Strategy: Opposite of Season Long

Best Ball Strategy: Opposite of Season Long

Chris Liss explains how drafting for best ball leagues differs from season long ones, particularly with respect to wideouts and running backs.

SXM Highlights: Defending OBJ

SXM Highlights: Defending OBJ

Liss & Jeff defend NYG star Odell Beckham Jr.

SXM Highlights: For the Love of PPR

SXM Highlights: For the Love of PPR

Pianowski and Liss discuss why PPR rules improve fantasy football.

SXM Highlights: Bradley Zimmer called up by the Tribe

SXM Highlights: Bradley Zimmer called up by the Tribe

Liss & Jeff discuss OF prospect Bradley Zimmer, whom was just called up by Cleveland. What should we expect?

SXM Highlights: Early Round 1 Thoughts

SXM Highlights: Early Round 1 Thoughts

Liss & Jeff discuss the shakiness of the 2017 first round draft candidates.

SXM Highlights: Oh No, Syndergaard!

SXM Highlights: Oh No, Syndergaard!

Liss & Jeff react to Syndergaard missing Thursday's start.

SXM Highlights: Eric Thames Good, Great or Other?

SXM Highlights: Eric Thames Good, Great or Other?

Liss and Jeff take a closer look at Eric Thames' hot start to the year and his HR tear.

SXM Highlights: Cody Bellinger & AJ Reed

SXM Highlights: Cody Bellinger & AJ Reed

What's the fantasy value of MLB Prospects Cody Bellinger and AJ Reed?

SXM Highlights: Flyball vs. Groundball Pitchers - Which is better?

SXM Highlights: Flyball vs. Groundball Pitchers - Which is better?

Liss and Jeff discuss why certain types of pitchers are successful and the relationship to the hitters.

SXM Highlights: Masters DFS Prep

SXM Highlights: Masters DFS Prep

Liss & Jeff ask Davis Mattek for DFS help for the upcoming Masters.

SXM Highlights: Enjoying Opening Day

SXM Highlights: Enjoying Opening Day

Liss and Jeff welcome scribe Paul Sporer to discuss what to look for on these first two days of the season.

SXM Highlights: Hosting the Host League Draft 2.0

SXM Highlights: Hosting the Host League Draft 2.0

Liss and Jeff host the SXM Host League Draft 2.0 and talk with Steve Phillips and Ray Flowers.

SXM Highlights: NFBC Ultimate League: Waiting on Power versus Pitching, plus Buxton

SXM Highlights: NFBC Ultimate League: Waiting on Power versus Pitching, plus Buxton

Liss and DVR co-host the NFBC Ultimate League with Craig Mish. How long should folks wait on pitching?

Beating the Book: Handicapping Super Bowl 51

Beating the Book: Handicapping Super Bowl 51

Chris is taking the Falcons plus three, the Falcons (+135) on the money line and the Falcons (+335) laying 7.5 points. With no great defense in the game, put your money on the historically great offense.

Staff Picks: Split Decision

Staff Picks: Split Decision

Three writers are on Tom Brady and the Patriots as three-point favorites, while two are on Matt Ryan and the underdog Falcons.

SXM Highlights: Kyle Schwarber Batting Average Bet

SXM Highlights: Kyle Schwarber Batting Average Bet

Liss and James debate Schwarber's expected stats for the 2017 season.

SXM Highlights: Draft Kershaw Number 1

SXM Highlights: Draft Kershaw Number 1

Liss explains to Mario why Clayton Kershaw should be drafted number one, despite the riskiness of starting pitchers.

Staff Picks: Packers and Pats

Staff Picks: Packers and Pats

Three of the five writers like Aaron Rodgers and the Packers getting 4.5 at Atlanta as their best bets. The other two took the Pats.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Chris is laying the wood with both favorites including Tom Brady and the Patriots, favored by six, over the Steelers.

Staff Picks: Best Bet Full House

Staff Picks: Best Bet Full House

Three writers like Matt Ryan and the Falcons at home against the Seahawks. Two others are taking the Chiefs.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Chris likes the Chiefs laying only two points at home against the travel-challenged Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers.

SXM Highlights: Knicks, Embiid & Harden

SXM Highlights: Knicks, Embiid & Harden

Dre stops by to talk with Chris & Jeff about the D Rose, the Knicks and James Harden.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild-Card Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild-Card Round

Chris likes Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers laying a whopping 10 points at home against the visiting Dolphins.

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants

The Staff likes Landon Collins and the Giants as 4.5-point underdogs at Lambeau Field Sunday afternoon.

SXM Highlights: RW's Annual Playoff Draft

SXM Highlights: RW's Annual Playoff Draft

Don't miss RotoWire's Annual Playoff Draft. Listen to the first three rounds here.

Playoff Cheat Sheet: Positional Rankings for Postseason Drafts

Playoff Cheat Sheet: Positional Rankings for Postseason Drafts

Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers have a good chance to play at least three games and get the Dolphins at home this weekend.

SXM Highlights: Draft Strategies for Playoff Leagues

SXM Highlights: Draft Strategies for Playoff Leagues

Liss and Jeff discuss draft strategies for playoff fantasy leagues.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Chris likes Andrew Luck and the Colts as 4.5-point home favorites against the visiting Jaguars.

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Keep an eye on who's starting and who's sitting right up to kickoff this Sunday.

Staff Picks: Erickson Goes Back to Back

Staff Picks: Erickson Goes Back to Back

Erickson clinches his second straight Staff Picks title. The Staff also likes Von Miller and the Broncos as one of their unanimous picks and two of their best bets.

East Coast Offense: Top-20 Players for 2017

East Coast Offense: Top-20 Players for 2017

Odell Beckham, who turned 24 in November, edges out Antonio Brown, who will be 29 in July, for the top spot at the wide receiver position.

Staff Picks: Texans, Jaguars and Rams

Staff Picks: Texans, Jaguars and Rams

Brock Osweiler's overdue demotion has the Staff unanimously on the Texans this week as mere 2.5-point home favorites over the Bengals.

Survivor: Fading the Chargers

Survivor: Fading the Chargers

Even though Chris Liss thinks Philip Rivers the Chargers will win in Cleveland, he has them behind six other teams as they're the most owned team and uniquely capable of horrifying failure at any time.

East Coast Offense: Trust the Process

East Coast Offense: Trust the Process

Chris Liss explains why he started Adrian Peterson last week in a high-stakes playoff contest and re-defines the notion of

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Chris likes Dez Bryant and the Cowboys as seven-point home favorites against the Lions on Monday night.

Staff Picks: Bears, Cardinals and Buccaneers

Staff Picks: Bears, Cardinals and Buccaneers

The Staff likes Patrick Peterson and the Cardinals as mere 2.5-point favorites at home against the Saints.

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Back Russell Wilson and the Seahawks on Thursday night if you have them. Otherwise, it's the Bills at home against the winless Browns.

East Coast Offense: Le'Veon Bell's Historic Season

East Coast Offense: Le'Veon Bell's Historic Season

Prorated over 16 games, Bell's current pace would destroy Chris Johnson's single-season yards-from-scrimmage record and Matt Forte's RB receptions record too.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Backing Kirk Cousins and the Redskins as 4.5-point home favorites against the visiting Panthers.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Chris especially likes LeSean McCoy and the Bills at home as three point underdogs and the Chiefs laying three at home on Thursday night.

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

Fading Matthew Stafford and the Lions at 56-percent ownership this week at home against the Bears.

Staff Picks: Browns, Bears and 49ers

Staff Picks: Browns, Bears and 49ers

The Staff isn't afraid to go ugly this week with three of the league's worst doormats. Plus, Erickson has the contest in the bag.

East Coast Offense: Anatomy of a Catastrophic Loss

East Coast Offense: Anatomy of a Catastrophic Loss

Thanks to Colin Kaepernick, Chip Kelly, Trevone Boykin and mostly bad decision-making on his own part, Chris Liss failed to qualify for the Stopa League Playoffs and lost two large sidebets.

SXM Highlights: Avery Bradley, Other Defenders Playing Strong O

SXM Highlights: Avery Bradley, Other Defenders Playing Strong O

Dre, Jeff and Chris discuss Avery Bradley's career year and other defenders playing well offensively.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Chris likes Russell Wilson and the Seahawks as 6.5-point home favorites against the visiting Panthers.

Survivor: Surviving Week 13

Survivor: Surviving Week 13

Backing Aaron Rodgers and the Packers at home against the Texans if you've used the Patriots and Seahawks already.

Staff Picks: Patriots and Bills

Staff Picks: Patriots and Bills

The Staff likes Tyrod Taylor and the Bills as three-point underdogs in Oakland this weekend.

East Coast Offense: Getting To Work

East Coast Offense: Getting To Work

Fantasy football is usually a low-maintenance hobby, but ahead of the playoffs, you have to emphasize strength of schedule and short-run roster management. Tyrod Taylor, above, makes for a nice QB-stream given a soft schedule and return of Sammy Watkins.

Survivor: Surviving Week 12

Survivor: Surviving Week 12

Backing Drew Brees and the Saints at home against the Rams - assuming the Patriots aren't available to you

Staff Picks: Redskins and Titans

Staff Picks: Redskins and Titans

The Staff likes Kirk Cousins and the Redskins getting seven points in Dallas on Thanksgiving Day.

East Coast Offense: Wait on Quarterbacks?

East Coast Offense: Wait on Quarterbacks?

After a slow start, and despite only 6.7 YPA, Aaron Rodgers is on pace for an all-time fantasy season for a quarterback.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Backing Drew Brees and the Saints as seven-point home favorites against the visiting Rams.

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears

The Staff for God knows what reason likes Jay Cutler and the Bears as 7.5-point road underdogs against the Giants.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Chris is backing a healthy Russell Wilson at home with his team laying only 6.5 points against the visiting Eagles.

Survivor: Surviving Week 11

Survivor: Surviving Week 11

If you've used up the Patriots, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks are a viable choice at home against the Eagles this week.

East Coast Offense: Year of the Running Back

East Coast Offense: Year of the Running Back

Through 10 games, five of the top six non-QB, per-game PPR scorers are running backs. Melvin Gordon checks in at No. 6.

Staff Picks: Jets and Steelers

Staff Picks: Jets and Steelers

The Staff likes Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers at home as 2.5-point favorites over the visiting Cowboys.

SXM Highlights: Lakers, DeRozan & Importance of Prospects

SXM Highlights: Lakers, DeRozan & Importance of Prospects

Dre stops by to talk with Chris & Jeff about the Lakers, young talent and DeMar DeRozan.

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Chris is going with the obvious this week - David Johnson and the Cardinals who are 13.5-point favorites at home against the 49ers.

East Coast Offense: The Difference Makers

East Coast Offense: The Difference Makers

Melvin Gordon is one of several players who is carrying teams to a strong season thus far along wth DeMarco Murray, Mike Evans and Matt Ryan.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Backing Stefon Diggs and the Vikings as six-point home favorites against the Lions

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Chris Liss is making the four percent-owned Vikings at home against the Lions his top choice, followed by the Cowboys, the Packers and Seahawks. He's fading the Chiefs who are more than 46 percent owned.

Staff Picks: Browns, Rams and Colts

Staff Picks: Browns, Rams and Colts

The Staff is going ugly this week with three underdogs including Todd Gurley and the Rams getting three points at home against the visiting Panthers.

East Coast Offense: The Pianowski Doctrine

East Coast Offense: The Pianowski Doctrine

Borrowing a page out of Scott Pianowski's book, Chris Liss has largely taken to fading injured players' recovery timetables.

Staff Picks: Backing the Texans

Staff Picks: Backing the Texans

The staff has only one unanimous pick this week, and it's DeAndre Hopkins and the Texans laying only 2.5 at home against the Lions

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Chris like Dak Prescott and the Cowboys as 4.5-point home favorites against the visiting Eagles.

Survivor: Surviving Week 8

Survivor: Surviving Week 8

In a tough week, Chris Liss advises you to use Tom Brady and the Patriots in Buffalo if you have them available. If not, the Cowboys and Broncos offer viable alternatives.

SXM Highlights: Orlando's Pat Williams Talks Porzingis, Analytics & More

SXM Highlights: Orlando's Pat Williams Talks Porzingis, Analytics & More

Chris and Jeff talk with Orlando Magic's Senior VP Pat Williams.

SXM Highlights: Ibaka, Porzingis & More

SXM Highlights: Ibaka, Porzingis & More

The Professor visits with Chris and Jeff to discuss the moves in Orlando and some big name NBA sophomore players.

East Coast Offense: Why Doesn't Julio Jones Score More TDs?

East Coast Offense: Why Doesn't Julio Jones Score More TDs?

Both Jones and Andre Johnson, arguably two of the top-10 receivers of all time, struggled to score TDs at a rate commensurate with the massive yardage they racked up. The common denominator: Kyle Shanahan.

SXM Highlights: Giants' Dumb & Dumber Coaching Moves vs. Rams

SXM Highlights: Giants' Dumb & Dumber Coaching Moves vs. Rams

Ben McAdoo and Jeff Fisher are driving Chris nuts.

Survivor: Backing the Chiefs

Survivor: Backing the Chiefs

Chris likes Alex Smith and the four-percent-owned Chiefs at home against the road-challenged Saints.

Staff Picks: Going Big On the Broncos

Staff Picks: Going Big On the Broncos

Not only are Von Miller and the Broncos laying seven against the visiting Texans one of five unanimous picks, but three writers also made them their best bets.

SXM Highlights: New Faces, New Places

SXM Highlights: New Faces, New Places

Dre, Jeff and Chris discuss key players on new teams.

East Coast Offense: Unstoppable Forces

East Coast Offense: Unstoppable Forces

Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and the Cowboys elite offensive line will pose problems for every defense they face this season. If Dez Bryant ever returns to form, look out.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Chris likes Alex Smith and the Chiefs at home as 6.5-point favorites over the Saints

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Chris likes Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins at home getting 7.5-points against Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers.

Survivor: Surviving Week 6

Survivor: Surviving Week 6

Chris Liss is backing Tom Brady and the 13.6-percent owned Patriots at home against the Bengals.

Staff Picks: Dolphins, Bears and Texans

Staff Picks: Dolphins, Bears and Texans

The Staff especially likes fading Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers as 7.5-point road favorites in Miami.

East Coast Offense: Are the Vikings for Real?

East Coast Offense: Are the Vikings for Real?

The Vikings are 18-3 against the spread over their last 21 games, an almost unheard of record when the bar is supposed to get higher after each cover. Why has the market failed to adjust?

Staff Picks: Titans, Bears, Broncos and Giants

Staff Picks: Titans, Bears, Broncos and Giants

The staff likes Von Miller and the Broncos laying only six points at home against the Falcons this week.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

After a disastrous Week 4, Liss shakes things up. He likes Todd Gurley and the Rams at home laying only 2.5 points to the Bills.

Survivor: Surviving Week 5

Survivor: Surviving Week 5

Given their good odds and low ownership, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers facing the Giants at home are the best risk/reward combination in Survivor this week.

East Coast Offense: Can We Dispense With the Small Ball?

East Coast Offense: Can We Dispense With the Small Ball?

Chris Liss argues too many coaches play to maximize their chances for first downs at the expense of scoring touchdowns.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Chris likes Philip Rivers and the Chargers as four-point home favorites against the road-challenged Saints.

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Chris likes David Johnson and the Arizona Cardinals at home against the Los Angeles Rams this week in Survivor.

Staff Picks: Jets and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Jets and Cardinals

The Staff likes the Jets getting three at home against the Seahawks and the Cardinals laying eight at home against the Rams.

East Coast Offense: The Hidden Perils of Drafting RBs Early

East Coast Offense: The Hidden Perils of Drafting RBs Early

Chris Liss benched Emmanuel Sanders this week ahead of his seemingly tough matchup at Cincinnati. It's easy to leave points on your bench when choosing between middle-round WR options.

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

Chris Liss is taking Russell Wilson and the Seahawks who are only 8.8-percent owned and 80.5 percent likely to beat the 49ers at home.

Staff Picks: Bengals, Redskins, Lions and Saints

Staff Picks: Bengals, Redskins, Lions and Saints

The Staff likes Matt Stafford and the Lions getting 7.5 points against a Packers team that's been inconsistent on offense since the start of 2015.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Backing Andy Dalton and the Bengals at home minus three against the Trevor-Siemian-led Broncos

East Coast Offense: Bet the Skills, Fade the Coachspeak

East Coast Offense: Bet the Skills, Fade the Coachspeak

DeVante Parker was third on the Dolphins' depth chart this preseason while battling a hamstring injury, but he was the No. 14 overall pick last year, a size/speed freak and produced down the stretch as a rookie.

SXM Highlights: Week 2 Injury Summary

SXM Highlights: Week 2 Injury Summary

Chris and Jeff summarize all the key Week 2 injuries before the Monday Night game.

Staff Picks: Jets, Texans, Browns and Panthers

Staff Picks: Jets, Texans, Browns and Panthers

The staff likes Cam Newton and the 13.5-point favorite Panthers to lay waste to the 49ers at home after 11 days of rest.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Chris likes the Jason Pierre-Paul and the underrated Giants defense as 4.5-point favorites at home against a Saints team that's decimated in the secondary and tends to struggle on the road.

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Chris Liss once again likes the chalk - Cam Newton and the Panthers (41 percent owned) at home against a 49ers team that's coming off a short week and traveling across the country for an early game.

East Coast Offense: What Can We Take from Week 1?

East Coast Offense: What Can We Take from Week 1?

Even with an ideal matchup in Week 2 against the Saints, Chris Liss doubts new Giants coach Ben McAdoo will commit to getting Odell Beckham the ball the way the Steelers do for Antonio Brown.

SXM Highlights: Why Ben McAdoo Is The Worst

SXM Highlights: Why Ben McAdoo Is The Worst

Chris and Jeff discuss Giants head coach Ben McAdoo's poor decisions and how it will impact the team for the rest of the season.

Stadium & RW Video: Start One, Sit One Week One

Stadium & RW Video: Start One, Sit One Week One

Chris joins 120 Sports to make his

SXM Highlights: How to win low cost, high player pool GPPs

SXM Highlights: How to win low cost, high player pool GPPs

Davis, Chris and Jeff debate how to win low cost, high player pool GPPs.

Staff Picks: Bucs, Jets, Saints, Lions and Redskins

Staff Picks: Bucs, Jets, Saints, Lions and Redskins

The staff is unanimous in picking Drew Brees and the Saints as one-point home favorites against the visiting Raiders. And while the Broncos aren't a unanimous pick, three writers made them their best bets.

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Chris Liss is taking Russell Wilson and the heavily-favored Seahawks as they're only 36 percent owned, and the other options are less than ideal.

Beating the Book: Backing the Redskins

Beating the Book: Backing the Redskins

Chris Liss handicaps Week 1 and likes the Redskins to keep pace with the visiting Steelers on Monday Night Football.

East Coast Offense: Non-Obvious Predictions for 2016

East Coast Offense: Non-Obvious Predictions for 2016

Chris Liss expects Devonta Freeman to outperform Adrian Peterson by a wide margin in PPR.

SXM Highlights: Is There Really A Need To Handcuff RBs?

SXM Highlights: Is There Really A Need To Handcuff RBs?

Chris and Jeff debate whether or not to acquire handcuff RBs.

Football Draft Kit: Audio Draft Kit

Football Draft Kit: Audio Draft Kit

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

SXM Highlights: Assessing the Giants

SXM Highlights: Assessing the Giants

Chris and Jeff assess the Giants after their first preseason game.

SXM Highlights: The Devonta Freeman Debate

SXM Highlights: The Devonta Freeman Debate

Chris and Yahoo's Andy Behrens debate the value of Falcons RB Devonta Freeman heading into the 2016 season.

Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Le'Veon Bell attended mandatory minicamp, skipped optional NFL drug testing program.

SXM Highlights: Josh Gordon is Back

SXM Highlights: Josh Gordon is Back

Chris waited forever for Josh Gordon to return. He and Jeff debate what we should expect.

Team Previews: New York Giants

Team Previews: New York Giants

Chris Liss previews the beginning of a new era for the Giants, now under new head coach Ben McAdoo.

SXM Highlights: How Much Does Arian Foster Have Left in the Tank?

SXM Highlights: How Much Does Arian Foster Have Left in the Tank?

Chris and Jeff debate how much Arian Foster has left and how the Dolphins RB situation will play out.

SXM Highlights: The Rob Corddry Interview

SXM Highlights: The Rob Corddry Interview

HBO Ballers' Star Rob Corddry talks with Chris and Jeff.

Beating the Book: A Guide to Picking Against the Spread

Beating the Book: A Guide to Picking Against the Spread

Chris Liss share insider tips on picking NFL games, because there's more to picking against the spread than simply knowing which teams are good and which are not.

Survivor: Don't Just Survive  Win

Survivor: Don't Just Survive Win

Chris Liss shows how to use use a little basic math to improve your odds of winning a survivor pool instead of merely surviving.

East Coast Offense: The Jonah Keri Podcast

East Coast Offense: The Jonah Keri Podcast

Chris Liss is Jonah's guest for episode 17 of The Jonah Keri Podcast, brought to you by Nerdist.

10 Big Offseason Moves So Far

10 Big Offseason Moves So Far

Lamar Miller should see a big role in Houston, making him a threat to lead the league in yards from scrimmage this year.

Staff Picks: Panthers and the Under

Staff Picks: Panthers and the Under

Four out of five writers like Cam Newton and Panthers to cover the six-point spread against the Broncos. Four of them also like the total to go under 45.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl 50

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl 50

Chris Liss is backing Von Miller and the Broncos elite defense plus six against the Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots

Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots

The Staff likes Tom Brady and the Patriots laying three on the road in Denver.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Championships

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Championships

Backing Rob Gronkowski and the Patriots laying three points against the Broncos in Denver.

Staff Picks: Handicapping the Divisional Round

Staff Picks: Handicapping the Divisional Round

Three Writers made Carson Palmer and the seven-point favorite Cardinals their best bets.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Chris Liss is backing Carson Palmer and the Cardinals minus-7 at home against the Green Bay Packers in the divisional playoffs.

Staff Picks: All in on the Redskins

Staff Picks: All in on the Redskins

For the first time in Staff Picks history, all five writers had the same best bet, the Redskins, who are getting one point at home against the Packers.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild-Card Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild-Card Games

DeSean Jackson and the Redskins are playing better ball than the Packers and getting a point at home.

NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: By-Position Rankings

NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: By-Position Rankings

Even though the Steelers are a No. 6 seed, Antonio Brown is our No. 1 receiver.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Backing Odell Beckham and the Giants as three-point home favorites.

Staff Picks: Giants and Titans

Staff Picks: Giants and Titans

The Staff likes Eli Manning and the Giants as three-point home favorites over the Eagles.

East Coast Offense: Manziel of the Year Award

East Coast Offense: Manziel of the Year Award

Plus early 2016 rankings and grades for Chris Liss's preseason predictions.

Survivor: Taking the Patriots

Survivor: Taking the Patriots

Tom Brady and the Patriots are on the road, but facing a bad Dolphins team and playing for the No. 1 seed.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Fading Cam Newton and the undefeated Panthers as seven-point favorites in Atlanta.

Staff Picks: Texans, Jaguars and Patriots

Staff Picks: Texans, Jaguars and Patriots

The Staff likes Blake Bortles and the Jaguars as 3.5-point underdogs in New Orleans.

East Coast Offense: Season Long Leagues Should Be Best Ball

East Coast Offense: Season Long Leagues Should Be Best Ball

Calvin Johnson's epic no-shows the last two weeks knocked a lot of owners out of the playoffs.

Survivor: Backing the Chiefs

Survivor: Backing the Chiefs

Charcandrick West and the Chiefs should be able to run at will over the Browns this Sunday.

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 15

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 15

Chris joins 120 Sports to debate tight end options for NFL Week 15 on FanDuel.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Chris likes Eric Decker and Jets laying three points in Dallas as one of his best bets.

Staff Picks: Jaguars and Niners

Staff Picks: Jaguars and Niners

The Staff likes Blake Bortles and the Jaguars as three-point home favorites against the slumping Falcons.

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

There are two massive favorites this week, and while Vegas likes the Seahawks slightly more, Chris Liss prefers Tom Brady and the Pats.

East Coast Offense: The Ideal Draft

East Coast Offense: The Ideal Draft

Knowing what you know now, how would you have assembled your team? Chris Liss would have started with a kicker and a defense.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Chris especially likes Aaron Rodgers and the Packers as seven-point favorites at home against the Cowboys .

Staff Picks: Steelers, Bears, Lions, Titans and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Steelers, Bears, Lions, Titans and Seahawks

The Staff has five unanimous picks, including the Steelers who are getting three in Cincinnati.

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Survivor: Backing the Cardinals

Chris Liss likes Carson Palmer and the Cardinals at home against a depleted Vikings defense.

East Coast Offense: A Tragedy of Errors

East Coast Offense: A Tragedy of Errors

Was the Monday Night Football game the worst played and coached contest in NFL history?

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 13

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 13

Chris joins 120 Sports to debate tight end options for NFL Week 13 on FanDuel.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Chris especially likes Jay Cutler and the Bears as seven-point home favorites against the 49ers.

Staff Picks: Lions, Browns, Titans, Broncos, Raiders, Patriots and Steelers

Staff Picks: Lions, Browns, Titans, Broncos, Raiders, Patriots and Steelers

The Staff has a whopping seven unanimous picks including Matt Stafford and the Lions getting three at home against the Packers.

Survivor: Should You Fade the Bears?

Survivor: Should You Fade the Bears?

While Chicago is in a good spot at home against the 49ers, it's likely a good portion of your pool is using them.

East Coast Offense: Is C.J. Anderson this year's C.J. Anderson?

East Coast Offense: Is C.J. Anderson this year's C.J. Anderson?

Brock Osweiler seemed competent enough as a passer, but perhaps the biggest takeaway is what he's doing for the running game.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Chris especially likes J.J. Watt and the Texans as three-point home favorites against the Saints.

Staff Picks: Steelers, Bears and Texans

Staff Picks: Steelers, Bears and Texans

The staff likes Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers getting four points on the road against the Seahawks.

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Carson Palmer and the Cardinals have the easiest matchup among the heavy favorites, though the game is on the road.

East Coast Offense: Year of the Injury

East Coast Offense: Year of the Injury

Twelve of the league's starting quarterbacks have already missed games due to injuries, and there's a third of the season still to play.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Backing Mark Sanchez and the Eagles at home laying 5.5 points against the Bucs.

Staff Picks: Colts, Ravens and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Colts, Ravens and Seahawks

The Staff likes Joe Flacco and the Ravens laying two points at home against the Case Keenum-led Rams.

Survivor: Backing the Chalk

Survivor: Backing the Chalk

In the unlikely event you're still alive, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks are the obvious pick.

East Coast Offense: The Week of the Underdog

East Coast Offense: The Week of the Underdog

Amazingly 11 of 14 underdogs (including two of double digits) won outright, and 12 covered the point spread.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Backing Joe Flacco and the Ravens laying 5.5 at home off the bye week against the Jaguars.

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears and Raiders

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears and Raiders

The Staff likes Jay Cutler and the Bears plus seven points in St. Louis.

Survivor: Going With the Chalk

Survivor: Going With the Chalk

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are tough at home, and they draw an easy matchup against the Lions

East Coast Offense: Results Matter

East Coast Offense: Results Matter

While the process is important, don't undervalue the outcome.

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 9

Stadium & RW Video: TE options on FanDuel, Week 9

Chris joins 120 Sports to debate tight end options for NFL Week 9 on FanDuel.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Chris like Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers as 4.5-point home favorites over the Raiders.

Staff Picks: Patriots, Steelers, Jets and Bears

Staff Picks: Patriots, Steelers, Jets and Bears

The Staff likes Tom Brady and the Patriots to cover the 14-point line at home against the Redskins.

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Assuming you've already used the Patriots, Julio Jones and the Falcons (only 2.6 percent owned) are our top choice.

East Coast Offense: Leveraging Uncertainty

East Coast Offense: Leveraging Uncertainty

Justin Forsett's great matchup against San Diego's last-ranked run defense was far from a guarantee he'd have a big game.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Chris likes Eric Decker and the Jets laying two points in Oakland against an improved Raiders team.

Staff Picks: Lions, Steelers, Seahawks and Broncos

Staff Picks: Lions, Steelers, Seahawks and Broncos

The Staff likes Calvin Johnson and the Lions getting 4.5 points on a neutral field in London against the Chiefs.

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Chris likes the Rams at home against the 49ers even though they're the most heavily used team at 34.6 percent.

East Coast Offense: Don't Be Too Attached to Your Metrics

East Coast Offense: Don't Be Too Attached to Your Metrics

Derek Carr's 5.5 YPA as a rookie portended disaster, but he's vastly outperformed the quarterbacks with similarly inefficient rookie seasons.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Backing Andrew Luck and the Colts as 4.5-point favorites against the visiting Saints.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets

Not only are Darrelle Revis and the Jets +9 a unanimous pick, but they're also the best bet of three writers.

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Survivor: Taking the Chalk

Chris Liss doesn't like the matchup against the Jets, but given how heavily-used the Cardinals are, Tom Brady and the Patriots are still the best choice.

East Coast Offense: Taking My Own Advice

East Coast Offense: Taking My Own Advice

People were talking up players like Brandin Cooks, Ameer Abdullah and Jordan Matthews this preseason rather then DeAndre Hopkins, Devonta Freeman and Andy Dalton.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Chris holds his nose and backs Matthew Stafford and the Lions as three-point home favorites over the Bears.

Staff Picks: Backing the Panthers

Staff Picks: Backing the Panthers

The staff has one unanimous pick, Cam Newton and the Panthers getting seven points on the road in Seattle.

Survivor: Backing Green Bay

Survivor: Backing Green Bay

Even though Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are 31 percent owned, they're still the best value on the board.

East Coast Offense: Which Players Can You Count On?

East Coast Offense: Which Players Can You Count On?

With so many early-round busts and injuries, Julian Edelman might be the league's most reliable receiver right now.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Chris especially likes Andy Dalton and the Bengals laying only three at home against the offensively-challenged Seahawks, the Giants minus seven over the Niners and the Eagles minus 4.5 over the Saints.

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants and Packers

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants and Packers

Coming off a bad week, the Staff unanimously picks the Eli Manning and the Giants laying seven against the 49ers and Aaron Rodgers and the Packers laying 9.5 against the Rams.

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are nearly unbeatable at home, and only 13.5 percent of pools are on them.

East Coast Offense: Buying Opportunities

East Coast Offense: Buying Opportunities

Players like Jordan Matthews, Brandin Cooks, Davante Adams, Sam Bradford and Sammy Watkins should all be available at a significant discount to their preseason draft prices.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Chris likes Joe Flacco and the Ravens laying two and a half in Pittsburgh who has to get ready for a Thursday game with a backup quarterback.

Staff Picks: Broncos and Cowboys

Staff Picks: Broncos and Cowboys

The Staff like Peyton Manning and the Broncos laying 5.5 points at home against the Vikings. The Cowboys getting four in New Orleans were also a unanimous pick.

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

The Seahawks are almost unbeatable at home, and they draw a poorly coached and mistake-prone Lions team in prime time.

East Coast Offense: Whose Fast Start is Sustainable?

East Coast Offense: Whose Fast Start is Sustainable?

Carson Palmer looks like his old self now that he's healthy and playing behind a decent offensive line. Larry Fitzgerald, who also looks like he shed five years, is both a cause and beneficiary.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

After a Week 2 where he didn't feel strongly about any game, Chris likes the the Cardinals, Colts and Eagles as best bets this Sunday.

Staff Picks: Colts, Jaguars and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Colts, Jaguars and Seahawks

The staff especially likes Andrew Luck and the Colts laying three and a half points at Tennessee. They're not only a unanimous pick, they're Mark Stopa's best bet.

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

Survivor: Surviving Week 3

After the Red Wedding in Week 2, Chris Liss advises those who remain (or who started second-chance pools) to play it safe with the chalk this week.

East Coast Offense: What to Make of a Diminished Thing?

East Coast Offense: What to Make of a Diminished Thing?

If you drafted Dez Bryant and Tony Romo rather than Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady, is it still possible to contend in your season-long league?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Liss found this to be a tough slate, but the games that came easiest to him were the Eagles laying 5.5 at home against the Cowboys, the Packers laying 3.5 at home against the Seahawks and the Lions getting three in Minnesota.

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Chris Liss is fading the Saints even though they're the best bet to win this week. That's because 46 percent of survivor entries are on them, and the payoff, should they lose, is too juicy to pass up.

Staff Picks: Ravens and Giants

Staff Picks: Ravens and Giants

The staff likes the Ravens laying seven in Oakland and the Giants giving two and a half at home against the Falcons.

East Coast Offense: What Can We Take from Week 1?

East Coast Offense: What Can We Take from Week 1?

Chris Liss admits he was wrong about Carlos Hyde, but only by one letter. While Week 1 often means very little, Hyde might be this year's Le'Veon Bell.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets

Darrelle Revis and the Jets are not only a unanimous pick, but three of the five writers made them their best bets. The other unanimous picks are the Jaguars and Cardinals.

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Survivor: Surviving Week 1

Chris Liss explains his survivor philosophy, why he's not as worried about Week 1 as in years past and picks Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in Chicago.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Chris likes Eric Decker and the Jets as three-point home favorites against the Browns. Chris uncharacteristically took 12 favorites this week.

East Coast Offense: 20 Non-Obvious Predictions for 2015

East Coast Offense: 20 Non-Obvious Predictions for 2015

Ben Roethlisberger will have a decent year, but does not finish as a top-10 fantasy quarterback. Meanwhile Colin Kaepernick will be top-10 on a per-game basis, so long as he keeps the job all year.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: 10 Things to Know

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: 10 Things to Know

Chris Liss lays out 10 key pieces of advice for fantasy drafts, because it takes more than a cheat sheet to conquer your league.

Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Joseph Randle, ranked 42, could steal you a title... if he's in a bookstore.

2015 Team Preview: New York Giants

2015 Team Preview: New York Giants

Will the return of Victor Cruz, an improved offensive line, and the addition of Shane Vereen lead to Eli Manning's best statistical season as a pro in 2014-15?

Charging the Mound: Moyer's Complaints

Charging the Mound: Moyer's Complaints

Closers are the worst

TYT Sports MLB Video: Did The Angels Mistreat Hamilton?

TYT Sports MLB Video: Did The Angels Mistreat Hamilton?

Chris Liss joins the TYT Sports crew to debate how the Angles handled the Josh Hamilton situation.

TYT Sports MLB Video: Does Money Win Championships?

TYT Sports MLB Video: Does Money Win Championships?

Chris Liss joins the TYT Sports crew to discuss whether or not teams can buy a championship with high payrolls.

TYT Sports MLB Video: Why Are the Yankees Still Hating On A-Rod?

TYT Sports MLB Video: Why Are the Yankees Still Hating On A-Rod?

Chris Liss joins the TYT Sports crew to discuss the reaction to Alex Rodriguez.

TYT Sports MLB Video: Beginner Strategies for Daily Fantasy

TYT Sports MLB Video: Beginner Strategies for Daily Fantasy

Chris joins Ben Mankiewicz of TYT Sports to discuss basic strategies for setting your MLB DFS lineup.

TYT Sports MLB Video: Hitting vs. Pitching?

TYT Sports MLB Video: Hitting vs. Pitching?

Chris Liss joins the TYT Sports crew to debate the importance of hitting versus pitching.

TYT Sports MLB Video: Ridiculous 2015 Predictions

TYT Sports MLB Video: Ridiculous 2015 Predictions

Chris Liss joins the TYT Sports crew to make bold predictions for the 2015 MLB season.

NFBC Main Event - Drafting out of the No. 2 Slot

NFBC Main Event - Drafting out of the No. 2 Slot

Chris Liss built his team around Clayton Kershaw.

AL Tout Wars Review

AL Tout Wars Review

After waiting forever in AL LABR, Chris Liss takes a much more aggressive tack in AL Tout.

NFL Offseason Moves - Part 3

NFL Offseason Moves - Part 3

Chris Liss looks at some of the NFL's recent moves, including Reggie Bush's move to the 49ers.

NFL Offseason Moves - Part 2

NFL Offseason Moves - Part 2

Chris Liss gives his take on the recent signings including DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews.

A LABR of Misery: Going for Value

A LABR of Misery: Going for Value

Five hours of excruciating auctioning Chris Liss wouldn't wish on his worst enemy.

NFL's Biggest Offseason Moves So Far

NFL's Biggest Offseason Moves So Far

Marshawn Lynch's Return to the Seahawks tops the list.

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Hitting Winners

Charging the Mound: Fantasy Baseball Innovation

Charging the Mound: Fantasy Baseball Innovation

Has our game become less about predicting the career arcs of players like Bryce Harper and more about gaming the system?

Staff Picks: Backing the Pats

Staff Picks: Backing the Pats

Four of five writers like Tom Brady and the Patriots to win their fourth Super Bowl.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl - With Video

Chris Liss is backing the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Conference Title Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Conference Title Games

Backing Tom Brady and the Patriots

Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots

Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots

Four of five writers like Rob Gronkowski and the Pats as their best bets.

Staff Picks: Cowboys and Colts

Staff Picks: Cowboys and Colts

Four of five writers back the Sunday dogs.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Plus, Scott Pianowski takes the the 2014 title on a 14-1-1 week.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Round

Backing the Ravens

NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: Postseason Rankings

NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: Postseason Rankings

Dez Bryant clocks in at No. 3 among wideouts

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Backing the Broncos

Survivor: Week 17 Chaos

Survivor: Week 17 Chaos

No one has the Broncos left, but they're as close to a lock as you'll ever find.

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

The Staff Picks title goes down to the wire.

East Coast Offense: Early 2015 Draft Board

East Coast Offense: Early 2015 Draft Board

Plus a title game bad beat and preseason-prediction grades.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Fading Satan's Tebow for the second week in a row.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars

The Staff likes the Jaguars minus three at home against the Titans this week.

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

In the unlikely event you still have the Patriots available, take them. Otherwise, you'll have to choose between some closer calls.

East Coast Offense: The Anatomy of a Bad Beat

East Coast Offense: The Anatomy of a Bad Beat

Mark Ingram's gratuitous garbage-time TD affected a lot of leagues.

East Coast Offense: Revisting the Zero-RB Strategy

East Coast Offense: Revisting the Zero-RB Strategy

Were you better off playing it safe with star wideouts or gambling on early-round running backs?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Laying points with the Jets on the road. Seriously.

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings

The Staff likes the Vikings +7.5 at Detroit.

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

If you still have the Ravens available, they're the easy call.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14 - With Video

Backing the Bucs

Staff Picks: Packers and Patriots

Staff Picks: Packers and Patriots

The Staff is laying the wood with Jordy Nelson and the Packers.

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

If you've used the Packers and Broncos, the Saints at home against the Panthers would be our next choice.

East Coast Offense: What Went Wrong

East Coast Offense: What Went Wrong

Drafting RIII and Nick Foles instead of Andrew Luck, for starters

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13 - With Video

Backing the Lions in spite of Matthew Stafford

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Andrew Luck and the Colts are 9.5-point favorites at home over Colt McCoy and the Redskins

Staff Picks: Backing the Falcons

Staff Picks: Backing the Falcons

The Staff likes Matt Ryan and the Falcons getting 2.5 at home against the Cardinals.

East Coast Offense: The Team I Wish I Drafted

East Coast Offense: The Team I Wish I Drafted

When it comes to wide receivers, rage to size ratio is paramount.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

The Packers have been playing great, but it's time to fade them on the road as 9.5-point favorites.

Staff Picks: Backing the Cardinals

Staff Picks: Backing the Cardinals

The Staff took the team with the league's best record getting 6.5 in Seattle.

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Jeremy Maclin and the Eagles are likely to offer better bang for the buck than the more heavily-favored Colts.

East Coast Offense: Tough Year for Rookie QBs

East Coast Offense: Tough Year for Rookie QBs

While the 2014 wide receiver class looks like it could be one of the all-time best, the same cannot be said for the quarterbacks.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11 - With Video

Buying low on Jay Cutler and the Bears at home.

Staff Picks: Giants and Titans

Staff Picks: Giants and Titans

The Staff likes the Titans getting six at home on Monday night.

Survivor: Taking the Broncos (Again)

Survivor: Taking the Broncos (Again)

In the unlikely event you still have the Broncos available, take them even over the more heavily-favored Chargers

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

Trade advice is ubiquitous, but most of it isn't actionable.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Backing the Jets

Staff Picks: Falcons and Dolphins

Staff Picks: Falcons and Dolphins

The Staff agrees on Matt Ryan and the Falcons -1.5 in Tampa Bay.

Survivor: Backing the Broncos

Survivor: Backing the Broncos

If you have Denver, use them this week.

East Coast Offense: The Ultimate Trolling

East Coast Offense: The Ultimate Trolling

Andrew Luck and the Colts prevailed in the most annoying game in NFL history.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Backing Eli Manning and the Giants as a home dog.

Staff Picks: Panthers and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Panthers and Cardinals

Carson Palmer and the Cardinals getting 3.5 at Dallas are a unanimous pick.

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Going with the chalk.

East Coast Offense: Cracking the Code

East Coast Offense: Cracking the Code

Mark Ingram is a top-10 back.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Backing the Dolphins - With Video

Staff Picks: Panthers, Texans and Raiders

Staff Picks: Panthers, Texans and Raiders

The Staff likes Cam Newton and the Panthers getting five at home against the Seahawks.

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

Taking Ryan Tannehill on the road is a gamble, but the payoff could be big should Dallas go down.

East Coast Offense: Models vs. Observations

East Coast Offense: Models vs. Observations

Sometimes you have to trust your eyes.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7 - With Video

Backing Joe Flacco and the Ravens at home.

Staff Picks: Texans and Jaguars

Staff Picks: Texans and Jaguars

The staff likes Andre Johnson and the Texans getting 3.5 in Pittsburgh.

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Joe Flacco's team draws a nice matchup at home against the Falcons.

East Coast Offense: When Disaster Strikes

East Coast Offense: When Disaster Strikes

Dealing with a horrifying fantasy (and real-life) football week.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6 - With Video

Matt Ryan is a much better quarterback at home.

Survivor: Surviving Week 6 - With Video

Survivor: Surviving Week 6 - With Video

Backing the Seahawks at home.

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills

C.J. Spiller's squad is the only unanimous pick, getting three at home against the Patriots this week.

East Coast Offense: A Fool-Proof Solution for Awful Announcing

East Coast Offense: A Fool-Proof Solution for Awful Announcing

Also, Brandin Cooks despite heavy targets is not living up to the preseason hype.

Staff Picks: The Staff Handicaps Week 5

Staff Picks: The Staff Handicaps Week 5

Backing the Jaguars and Chiefs

Survivor: Backing the Saints at home

Survivor: Backing the Saints at home

The Saints are the biggest favorites on the board, but only 31 percent used this week.

East Coast Offense: Who Should We Worry About?

East Coast Offense: Who Should We Worry About?

RB efficiency has diverged more from 2013 levels than WR efficiency so far this year.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5 - With Video

Backing the Broncos at home

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4 - With Video

Backing Eli Manning and the Giants on Thursday night.

Staff Picks: Titans, Buccaneers and Jaguars

Staff Picks: Titans, Buccaneers and Jaguars

The staff makes its Week 4 picks.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk (Mostly) - With Video

Survivor: Going with the Chalk (Mostly) - With Video

Philip Rivers and the Chargers are the safest play for this week, but it's worth dropping in a Steelers or Colts pick on an entry or two.

East Coast Offense: Bye-Week Decision Time

East Coast Offense: Bye-Week Decision Time

How long do you wait for lottery tickets to cash, and what do you do with Josh Gordon?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3 - With Video

Backing Drew Brees and the Saints at home

Staff Picks: Rams, Redskins and Saints

Staff Picks: Rams, Redskins and Saints

Majority picks are coming in at an unsustainable 24-7-1 (77%) clip.

Survivor: Backing the Saints

Survivor: Backing the Saints

The Saints are a different team at home.

East Coast Offense: Expanding Your Skill Set

East Coast Offense: Expanding Your Skill Set

Through two weeks the NFL has pushed fantasy owners outside their comfort zones.

Beating the Book: Backing the Browns - With Video

Beating the Book: Backing the Browns - With Video

Even if Josh Gordon doesn't suit up for Week 2, Cleveland should cover as a home dog against a Saints team that doesn't travel well.

Staff Picks: Panthers, Bills, Jaguars, Browns, Chargers, Packers

Staff Picks: Panthers, Bills, Jaguars, Browns, Chargers, Packers

Strong Week 1 for the staff.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Peyton Manning and the Broncos offer the best value in Week 2.

East Coast Offense: Stick to the Facts

East Coast Offense: Stick to the Facts

Unsourced reporting and shifting public opinion are not a good basis for fantasy football decisions.

Survivor: Surviving Week 1 - With Video

Survivor: Surviving Week 1 - With Video

Backing LeSean McCoy and the Eagles at home (but mixing in a small dose of the Broncos).

Staff Picks: The Staff Handicaps the Games

Staff Picks: The Staff Handicaps the Games

Matt Ryan and the Falcons getting three at home against the Saints are one of three unanimous picks.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1 - With Video

Backing EJ Manuel and the Bills +6.5 in Chicago.

East Coast Offense: 2014 Predictions

East Coast Offense: 2014 Predictions

Arizona's Michael Floyd will outproduce Cardinals teammate Larry Fitzgerald.

Composite PPR Rankings: Aggregate Top 200

Composite PPR Rankings: Aggregate Top 200

Dez Bryant checks in at No. 5 overall.

Aggregate Top 200: Composite PPR Rankings

Aggregate Top 200: Composite PPR Rankings

Alfred Morris is one player on whom we agree.

Snarky 150: PPR Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Snarky 150: PPR Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary

Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray has a better chance of winning Wimbledon than playing 16 games.

Overall Cheat Sheet With Comments: RotoWire 150 - PPR Edition

Overall Cheat Sheet With Comments: RotoWire 150 - PPR Edition

Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson checks in at No. 13.

Overall Cheat Sheet With Comments: RotoWire 150

Overall Cheat Sheet With Comments: RotoWire 150

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant checks in at No. 7 overall.

2014 Team Preview: New York Giants

2014 Team Preview: New York Giants

Can Eli Manning Bounce Back?

Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts

Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts

The RotoWire staff weighed in on their sleepers and busts for the 2014 NFL season. Chris Liss, Jeff Erickson, Mike Doria, Luke Hoover, and other experts give their picks inside.

Sleepers To Keep an Eye On: NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7

Sleepers To Keep an Eye On: NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7

Who could be this year's Alfred Morris?

Charging the Mound: The Super Two Madness

Charging the Mound: The Super Two Madness

Why aren't more fanbases up in arms about teams manipulating the service time of top prospects like Gregory Polanco, when not having them up hurts them in the short term?

First Round Recap: Impact Rookies

First Round Recap: Impact Rookies

Johnny Manziel is heading to Cleveland, and he will have plenty of weapons at his disposal whenever he takes over as the starting QB.

Charging the Mound: Selling Low on Harper

Charging the Mound: Selling Low on Harper

Chris Liss completed a trade with Jeff Erickson for Bryce Harper live on our weekly video segment. They talk about it in this week's article, along with a handful of other baseball topics.

Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers

Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers

What price do you put on outliers like Charlie Blackmon and Dee Gordon? Jeff and Chris discuss them among others in this week's edition.

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Daily Fantasy vs. Season Long, plus Dee Gordon, Matt Kemp, Ryan Braun and other needle-movers two weeks in.

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Whose value has changed in the season's first week?

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk AL Tout Wars

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk AL Tout Wars

"Chance favors the prepared mind" - Steven Seagal

Overvaluing Starting Pitching : Aces Are In Fact Less Reliable Than Hitters

Overvaluing Starting Pitching : Aces Are In Fact Less Reliable Than Hitters

Even the great Clayton Kershaw merits a discount for being a pitcher.

Charging the Mound: Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson Talk Baseball

Are elite starters like Adam Wainwright undervalued?

Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks

Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks

Four of five writers like Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks to cover and win.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl

Backing the Seahawks

Are the Elite Pitchers Undervalued?: Using a 55/45 Split for the Top-10 Starters

Are the Elite Pitchers Undervalued?: Using a 55/45 Split for the Top-10 Starters

Yu Darvish goes from No. 22 to No. 5 when you apportion nearly equal value to his stats as you do a hitter's.

Staff Picks: Conference Title Games

Staff Picks: Conference Title Games

Erickson and DDD have Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers as their best bets.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Going with the chalk.

Staff Picks: Handicapping the Divisional Playoffs

Staff Picks: Handicapping the Divisional Playoffs

Backing Philip Rivers and the Chargers +9.5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Backing Russell Wilson and the Seahawks at home.

Staff Picks: Backing the Packers

Staff Picks: Backing the Packers

The staff likes Aaron Rodgers at home plus three points.

Playoff Cheat Sheet - Updated: Rankings By Position

Playoff Cheat Sheet - Updated: Rankings By Position

Andy Dalton Clocks in at No. 4 among QBs thanks to the Bengals' favorable draw.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Round

Backing Andrew Luck and the Colts at home.

Playoff Cheat Sheet: Rankings By Position

Playoff Cheat Sheet: Rankings By Position

Knowshon Moreno clocks in as the No. 2 back

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Backing the Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers at home.

Staff Picks: Falcons, Packers, Chargers and Cowboys

Staff Picks: Falcons, Packers, Chargers and Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers is back, and staff is backing Green Bay as a road favorite.

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Backing Andrew Luck and the Colts at home against the Jaguars

East Coast Offense: The Year of the Outliers

East Coast Offense: The Year of the Outliers

There were a couple big difference makers at each position like Josh Gordon (left). After that, it was a free for all.

Staff Picks: 49ers, Bills and Lions

Staff Picks: 49ers, Bills and Lions

The staff likes Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers laying 12 against the Falcons on Monday night.

Survivor: Surviving Week 16

Survivor: Surviving Week 16

Colin Kaepernick and the Niners are the easy top choice.

East Coast Offense: How Good is Joe Flacco?

East Coast Offense: How Good is Joe Flacco?

Separating team and individual success isn't always easy in the NFL.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Taking Cam Newton and the Panthers at home

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Taking the Chalk

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Backing the Bills in Jacksonville

Staff Picks: CAR, TB, HOU, GB, STL, PIT and BAL

Staff Picks: CAR, TB, HOU, GB, STL, PIT and BAL

Cam Newton and the Panthers are one of seven consensus picks this week.

East Coast Offense: Have We Been Unfair to Jason Garrett?

East Coast Offense: Have We Been Unfair to Jason Garrett?

Dez Bryant saw only four targets in Monday night's loss and two targets in the 49-17 loss to the Saints.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Backing Drew Brees and the Saints at home

Staff Picks: Ravens and Falcons

Staff Picks: Ravens and Falcons

The staff likes Joe Flacco and the Ravens at home against the Vikings.

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Assuming only 30 percent or less of your pools are on them, the Ravens are the best bet among the teams you're likely to have available.

East Coast Offense: Is Brandon Weeden Ideal for Josh Gordon?

East Coast Offense: Is Brandon Weeden Ideal for Josh Gordon?

Having a better real-life quarterback doesn't always help receivers produce in fantasy football.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Liss likes Josh Gordon and the Browns as seven-point favorites at home against the Jaguars.

Staff Picks: Backing the Buccaneers and Jets

Staff Picks: Backing the Buccaneers and Jets

The Staff likes Vincent Jackson and his teammates getting 8.5 in Carolina.

Survivor: Surviving Week 13

Survivor: Surviving Week 13

Backing the Cowboys

East Coast Offense: Does the Running Game Matter Anymore?

East Coast Offense: Does the Running Game Matter Anymore?

Teams didn't used to lose 24-point leads when their backs ran for 225 yards.

Staff Picks: Backing the Bucs

Staff Picks: Backing the Bucs

The Staff likes Vincent Jackson and his teammates getting nine in Detroit.

Survivor: Backing the Texans (Again)

Survivor: Backing the Texans (Again)

It's odd to pick a team that's lost eight straight, but they're at home against one of the NFL's all-time doormats.

East Coast Offense: Accounting for Surprising RB Performances

East Coast Offense: Accounting for Surprising RB Performances

Is Donald Brown actually good now, or is he just on the right side of running back BABIP?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Backing the Cardinals at home

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Backing the Texans

Staff Picks: Saints and Packers

Staff Picks: Saints and Packers

The Staff likes Drew Brees and Saints laying only three to the Niners in the dome.

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Assuming you've used Seattle and Denver, Houston is the next best choice.

East Coast Offense: The Giants' Biggest Weakness

East Coast Offense: The Giants' Biggest Weakness

Does Eli Manning have another hot streak in him?

Survivor: Fade the Titans

Survivor: Fade the Titans

Chris Johnson and the Titans are the week's biggest favorites, but 68 percent of pools are on them.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Backing Patrick Peterson and the Cardinals at home.

Staff Picks: Falcons, Panthers, Chargers and Bucs

Staff Picks: Falcons, Panthers, Chargers and Bucs

Matt Ryan's Falcons have been bad, but 6.5 at home is enough to look the other way.

East Coast Offense: Is Tom Brady Back?

East Coast Offense: Is Tom Brady Back?

Only a handful of quarterbacks should be ranked ahead of him the rest of the way.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Backing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in New England.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets and Steelers

Staff Picks: Backing the Jets and Steelers

The Staff likes Ben Roethlisberger getting a touchdown in New England.

Survivor: Fade the Cowboys

Survivor: Fade the Cowboys

Tony Romo and the Cowboys should handle Minnesota at home, but a whopping 60 percent of pools are on them. It's an opportunity you shouldn't pass up.

East Coast Offense: The Collapse of the Running Back Position

East Coast Offense: The Collapse of the Running Back Position

C.J. Spiller is one of many early-round busts this year.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Backing the Redskins in Denver

Staff Picks: Cowboys and Rams

Staff Picks: Cowboys and Rams

Fresh off a winning week, the Staff agrees on Dez Bryant's Cowboys and holds its collective nose and takes the Rams as a major home dog on Monday night.

Survivor: Backing San Francisco

Survivor: Backing San Francisco

Even though 35 percent of pools are on them, the 49ers are an overwhelming favorite.

East Coast Offense: Is RGIII a top-five QB?

East Coast Offense: Is RGIII a top-five QB?

Like Adrian Peterson last year it took him six games to get going following major knee surgery.

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

The Packers are the better bet for this week, but Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins offer a far better payout.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Backing Andrew Luck and the Colts at home against the Broncos

Staff Picks: Week 7 Edition

Staff Picks: Week 7 Edition

The staff likes Eli Manning and the Giants laying three at home against the Vikings.

East Coast Offense: Solving the Montee Ball Problem

East Coast Offense: Solving the Montee Ball Problem

Knowshon Moreno has emerged as a top-five back

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Backing Patrick Peterson and the Cardinals in San Francisco

Staff Picks: Texans, Cardinals, Redskins, Giants, Bucs, Browns

Staff Picks: Texans, Cardinals, Redskins, Giants, Bucs, Browns

Six consensus picks from the staff include Arian Foster's Texans minus seven over the Rams

Survivor: Week 6 Edition

Survivor: Week 6 Edition

According to the implied Vegas odds, Peyton Manning and the Broncos have a 98-percent chance to beat the Jaguars Sunday.

East Coast Offense: This Year's Outliers

East Coast Offense: This Year's Outliers

Where Should Jimmy Graham Have Been Drafted?

Survivor: Week 5 Edition

Survivor: Week 5 Edition

Fading Blaine Gabbert and the Jaguars

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Riding the Broncos until further notice

Staff Picks: Week 5 Edition

Staff Picks: Week 5 Edition

Yes, we're really backing Blaine Gabbert and the Jaguars again.

East Coast Offense: Are The 2013 Broncos The New 2007 Patriots?

East Coast Offense: Are The 2013 Broncos The New 2007 Patriots?

Peyton Manning's team is winning by an average of 22 points per game.

Staff Picks: Backing Jacksonville and Pittsburgh

Staff Picks: Backing Jacksonville and Pittsburgh

Cecil Shorts and the Jaguars are getting 8.5 from the Colts at home.

Survivor: Week 4 Edition

Survivor: Week 4 Edition

Backing the Broncos

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

East Coast Offense: Buy Lowest

Struggling players like David Wilson should be available at substantial discounts to their draft day cost.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Backing Matt Ryan and the Falcons at home against the Pats.

NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets 2013-14

NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets 2013-14

James Harden now has Dwight Howard on his team, making the Rockets a title contender

Survivor: Week 3 - Taking the Chalk

Survivor: Week 3 - Taking the Chalk

Backing Russell Wilson and the 19.5-point favorite Seahawks.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Backing Mike Williams and the Bucs in New England

Staff Picks: Disagreement on the Pats-Bucs

Staff Picks: Disagreement on the Pats-Bucs

Bill Belichick gets 10 days to prepare, but does he have the horses to cover the 7.5-point spread?

East Coast Offense: What's Going on in 2013?

East Coast Offense: What's Going on in 2013?

Through two games Joe Flacco leads the NFL with 95 passing attempts.

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Backing the Texans

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Backing Vincent Jackson and the Bucs as home dogs against the Saints

Staff Picks: Rams, Jets, Redskins, Cardinals and Jaguars

Staff Picks: Rams, Jets, Redskins, Cardinals and Jaguars

The staff likes Sam Bradford and the Rams getting a touchdown in Atlanta.

East Coast Offense: How Much Does Week 1 Matter?

East Coast Offense: How Much Does Week 1 Matter?

Poor showings in Week 1 from receivers like Eric Decker don't typically mean much for their season-long stats.

Beating the Book: Unlearning Bad Habits

Beating the Book: Unlearning Bad Habits

Backing Adrian Peterson and the Vikings as five-point dogs.

Survivor: Week 1

Survivor: Week 1

Backing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers.

Staff Picks: Gunning for Stopa

Staff Picks: Gunning for Stopa

Cam Newton and the Panthers are one of six consensus picks.

East Coast Offense: 2013 Predictions and Vegas Player Props

East Coast Offense: 2013 Predictions and Vegas Player Props

Cam Newton will have a better fantasy season than Drew Brees and Peyton Manning.

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

C.J. Spiller clocks in at No. 3 Overall.

Charging the Mound: Charging the Press Box

Charging the Mound: Charging the Press Box

Chris and Jeff take on the issue of anonymous sourcing, then close with their top 15 lists for 2014.

Stopa Law Firm Auction: High-Stakes, 2-TE, QB-Flex League

Stopa Law Firm Auction: High-Stakes, 2-TE, QB-Flex League

Drew Brees was the highest priced QB at $48.

Snarky 150: Overall Rankings with Obnoxious Commentary

Snarky 150: Overall Rankings with Obnoxious Commentary

Former No. 1 overall pick Alex Smith is still a sleeper in his eighth year.

RotoWire Steak League: The Staff's Annual 16-Team Auction

RotoWire Steak League: The Staff's Annual 16-Team Auction

Chris Liss held his nose and bought Matt Ryan for $32 out of a $200 budget.

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings - PPR

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings - PPR

Arian Foster clocks in at No. 6

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

Maurice Jones-Drew clocks in at No. 23.

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

Maurice Jones-Drew clocks in at No. 23.

Charging the Mound: Ride the Hot Streak?

Charging the Mound: Ride the Hot Streak?

Does Justin Upton's recent surge make him more likely to play well in tonight's game?

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

Dez Bryant clocks in at No. 10 overall, only two spots below Calvin Johnson.

Depth Chart Watch: Key Job Battles Around the League

Depth Chart Watch: Key Job Battles Around the League

With Percy Harvin out for the year, there are targets up for grabs in Seattle.

Five Things to Downplay on Draft Day: What Not to Worry About

Five Things to Downplay on Draft Day: What Not to Worry About

If Drew Brees is your quarterback, it's not necessary to take a second one in 12-team leagues.

Charging the Mound: Where We Went Wrong

Charging the Mound: Where We Went Wrong

Bryce Harper fell far short of Chris Liss's expectations this year, hurting him significantly in multiple leagues. Was this a design flaw, or just grabbing the wrong player? (WITH VIDEO)

Charging the Mound: Dominoes Falling

Charging the Mound: Dominoes Falling

Chris and Jeff discuss Ryan Braun and the Biogenesis suspsects, the Matt Garza trade, the slumping Nats and fit in a little rant. (WITH VIDEO)

Charging the Mound: The Two-Hour Nap

Charging the Mound: The Two-Hour Nap

Mariano Rivera's eighth-inning appearance was one of the few events from the All-Star Game was one of the few events that registered during the bubble that is the All-Star break.

Drafting in Mid-July: RotoWire Vegas League - With Video

Drafting in Mid-July: RotoWire Vegas League - With Video

Aaron Rodgers went at No. 6 overall in this 16-team format

Charging the Mound: All-Star Charging

Charging the Mound: All-Star Charging

Can you really buy low on Starlin Castro? Are you interested in the All-Star game at all? If not, what would it take to make you interested in the game? That and more, from Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson. (WITH VIDEO)

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

RotoWire 200: Overall Composite Rankings

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady clocks in at No. 51.

Charging the Mound: It's A Long Season

Charging the Mound: It's A Long Season

Could Brett Lawrie be a second-half post-hype sleeper? Can we put Yasiel Pug's sensational start into historical context? Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson discuss those topics and more.

2013 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Magazine PPR Mock Draft

2013 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Magazine PPR Mock Draft

2013 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Magazine Standard Mock Draft

2013 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Magazine Standard Mock Draft

Charging the Mound: Midseason Values

Charging the Mound: Midseason Values

Manny Machado has been great so far, but Chris Liss suggests that he's a tad overrated in our fantasy circles. (WITH VIDEO)

2013 New York Giants Team Preview: Opportunity Knocks for Giants' Wilson

2013 New York Giants Team Preview: Opportunity Knocks for Giants' Wilson

Charging the Mound: Fantasy MVPs, Targeting AVG and Streaming SPs

Charging the Mound: Fantasy MVPs, Targeting AVG and Streaming SPs

Andrew Martinez sits in for the vacationing Jeff Erickson.

Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts - With Video

Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts - With Video

NFL Staffers Tab Undervalued and Overvalued Players

Charging the Mound: The Biogenesis Edition

Charging the Mound: The Biogenesis Edition

Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson discuss the gap between bid and ask on Ryan Braun and the other players listed on the Biogenesis ledgers. (WITH VIDEO)

Charging the Mound: Exorcism By Trade

Charging the Mound: Exorcism By Trade

Jeff Erickson finally had enough of B.J. Upton, and traded him at $.75 on the dollar. Was that the right price? Or is he really a buy lowest candidate?

Charging the Mound: Evaluating In the Moment

Charging the Mound: Evaluating In the Moment

Matt Harvey has forced us to evaluate whether he belongs in the top tier of pitchers perhaps before we have enough of a sample size to properly make that evaluation. (WITH VIDEO)

Charging the Mound: When Disaster Strikes

Charging the Mound: When Disaster Strikes

Jason Heyward is one of many injured players for Chris Liss's faltering Y! F&F squad. What do you do when your team is in shambles early in the season?

Charging the Mound: How to Rank Injured Players and Prospects - With Video

Charging the Mound: How to Rank Injured Players and Prospects - With Video

When is a top prospect like Will Myers not worth the roster spot?

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball - With Video

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball - With Video

Will Giancarlo Stanton come around?

Charging the Mound: Sell Low, Buy Lowest - With Video

Charging the Mound: Sell Low, Buy Lowest - With Video

Jeff Erickson struggles to move Roy Halladay for 35 cents on the dollar.

Charging the Mound: What to Make of a Diminished Thing (With Video)

Charging the Mound: What to Make of a Diminished Thing (With Video)

How worried should we be about players like Roy Halladay, Tim Lincecum and CC Sabathia?

Charging the Mound: The Ones That Got Away

Charging the Mound: The Ones That Got Away

Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson take stock of their portfolios and discuss the players on whom they regret missing out.

Draft and Auction Strategy: Tips for Assembling Your Fantasy Team

Draft and Auction Strategy: Tips for Assembling Your Fantasy Team

When considering an injured player like Curtis Granderson, factor in who you'll start in his place.

All-Time Roto Team : Which Historical Seasons Would Have the Biggest Fantasy Impact?

All-Time Roto Team : Which Historical Seasons Would Have the Biggest Fantasy Impact?

Jimmy Rollins' 2007 MVP season just misses the cut

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl

Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: A Split Decision

Staff Picks: A Split Decision

Three writers like the Ravens and the under, two the Niners and the over.

Player Valuation: How to Create Cheat Sheets and Translate Projections into Dollar Values

Player Valuation: How to Create Cheat Sheets and Translate Projections into Dollar Values

RotoWire Projects Ryan Braun for 42 home runs. What are they worth in your league?

How to Prepare for Your Fantasy Baseball Draft: Player Research, League Parameters and Draft Planning

How to Prepare for Your Fantasy Baseball Draft: Player Research, League Parameters and Draft Planning

Chris Liss offers an in-depth breakdown of the process

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Four out of five writers like Baltimore

Beating the Book: Backing the Ravens and 49ers

Beating the Book: Backing the Ravens and 49ers

Joe Flacco might not be a superstar, but he's good enough to move the ball against the Patriots pass defense.

Staff Picks: Backing the Broncos - (Mostly)

Staff Picks: Backing the Broncos - (Mostly)

Four out of five writers like Denver at home against the Ravens

Beating the Book: Backing the 49ers

Beating the Book: Backing the 49ers

The Packers are dangerous, but San Francisco has been the better team for most of the year.

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens

Stopa falls just short of the record

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Backing Ray Lewis and the Ravens

Playoff Cheat Sheet: By-Position Rankings

Playoff Cheat Sheet: By-Position Rankings

Tom Brady clocks in at No. 3 among quarterbacks.

Beating the Book: Backing the Rams and Steelers

Beating the Book: Backing the Rams and Steelers

Team motivation in Week 17 isn't always obvious from the outside.

Survivor: Week 17 Version

Survivor: Week 17 Version

Keep an eye on late-week developments and be willing to switch your pick

Staff Picks: Chargers and Redskins

Staff Picks: Chargers and Redskins

Stopa goes for the record, Pianow quietly 12-4 on best bets.

East Coast Offense: Looking Back at Preseason Predictions

East Coast Offense: Looking Back at Preseason Predictions

Despite an initially crowded backfield, Frank Gore delivered on another 1,000-yard season.

Staff Picks: Backing the Lions, Titans, Jets and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Backing the Lions, Titans, Jets and Seahawks

Plus the Steelers are two writers' best bets

Survivor: Should You Fade the Panthers This Week?

Survivor: Should You Fade the Panthers This Week?

It depends on how many people in your pool are on them.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Backing the Lions

East Coast Offense: A Tale of Two Weeks

East Coast Offense: A Tale of Two Weeks

Ray Rice was but one of Week 14's stars to flop badly on Sunday

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15 - With Video

Backing the Steelers

Staff Picks: Backing the Eagles and Cardinals - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Eagles and Cardinals - With Video

Plus Mark Stopa is on pace to set the Staff Picks record

Survivor: Fading the Dolphins

Survivor: Fading the Dolphins

With more than half your pool likely on Miami, the value lies elsewhere.

East Coast Offense: Quarterbacks Are Like Starting Pitchers

East Coast Offense: Quarterbacks Are Like Starting Pitchers

Is Philip Rivers more like Tim Lincecum, Jon Lester or Josh Beckett?

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins, Chiefs and Steelers - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins, Chiefs and Steelers - With Video

Three writers have the Pats -3 as their best bets

Survivor: Fading the Seahawks - With Video

Survivor: Fading the Seahawks - With Video

It's a good matchup at home against the Cardinals, but a whopping 55 percent of pools are taking them.

East Coast Offense: Go Big or Go Home

East Coast Offense: Go Big or Go Home

Big, physical wideouts like Dez Bryant are dominating the position this year

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14 - With Video

Backing the Panthers

Staff Picks: Saints, Jets, Chargers and Eagles  - With Video

Staff Picks: Saints, Jets, Chargers and Eagles - With Video

No one wants to lay double-digits with Tony Romo and the Cowboys

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

The Broncos aren't the top choice according to Vegas, but we trust them more than Dallas or Green Bay right now.

East Coast Offense: Matthew Stafford is On Pace to Break the All-Time Passing-Attempts Record

East Coast Offense: Matthew Stafford is On Pace to Break the All-Time Passing-Attempts Record

Despite generating just 7.0 YPA Stafford leads the NFL in passing yards

Beating the Book: Backing the Jets, Lions, Dolphins, Broncos and Eagles - With Video

Beating the Book: Backing the Jets, Lions, Dolphins, Broncos and Eagles - With Video

Mark Sanchez and the Jets were destroyed on Thanksgiving Day, but unless Ryan Lindley improves by leaps and bounds, they should beat the Cardinals easily.

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

Despite being on the road, they're a safer bet than the Bengals

Staff Picks: Raiders, Chiefs, Chargers and Giants - With Video

Staff Picks: Raiders, Chiefs, Chargers and Giants - With Video

Going ugly on Thanksgiving weekend

East Coast Offense: Quarterbacks Regress to the Mean in Both Directions

East Coast Offense: Quarterbacks Regress to the Mean in Both Directions

Last year's YPA monsters like Aaron Rodgers have fallen back to earth.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12 - With Video

It's almost impossible to enjoy Thanksgiving without going at least 2-1.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars, Eagles and Browns

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars, Eagles and Browns

Obviously this is a group not afraid to go ugly.

Survivor: Should You Fade the Cowboys? - With Video

Survivor: Should You Fade the Cowboys? - With Video

If you have Atlanta or Denver available, the answer is yes.

East Coast Offense: A Game of Disaster and Failure

East Coast Offense: A Game of Disaster and Failure

Eli Manning's struggles and the Steelers and Niners lucky wins are par for the course.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11 - With Video

Backing the Panthers, Chiefs and Raiders as home dogs

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10 - With Video

After favorites dominated Week 9, Liss backs 11 dogs this week

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars - With Video

The Thursday night home dog is the only consensus pick this week.

Survivor: Fade the Steelers If You have the 49ers, Patriots or Ravens Available

Survivor: Fade the Steelers If You have the 49ers, Patriots or Ravens Available

With 55 percent of pools on Pittsburgh, there's a big payout in the unlikely event they lose

East Coast Offense: Midseason Profit Sources

East Coast Offense: Midseason Profit Sources

Players like Randall Cobb have been difference makers, but you had to have them in your lineup at the right times

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9 - With Video

Backing the Bengals at home

Staff Picks: Backing the Chiefs, Bears and Eagles - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Chiefs, Bears and Eagles - With Video

The Staff looks to bounce back.

Survivor: Why We Faded the Chargers - With Video

Survivor: Why We Faded the Chargers - With Video

If you've used the Packers and Texans already, play the pot odds and avoid San Diego.

East Coast Offense: Year of Mediocrity

East Coast Offense: Year of Mediocrity

Arian Foster is a rare outlier in a largely undistinguished field.

Survivor: Backing the Packers - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Packers - With Video

Even though Green Bay is the most popular choice, their status as massive favorites more than compensates for the meager payout.

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 8 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 8 - With Video

Backing the Eagles -1.5 at home against the Falcons

Staff Picks: Bet the House on the Eagles and Everything Else on the Packers, Lions, Redskins and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Bet the House on the Eagles and Everything Else on the Packers, Lions, Redskins and Cardinals

Four of Five Writers Made the Eagles Their Best Bets

East Coast Offense: What Happened to All the Depth at the Tight End Position?

East Coast Offense: What Happened to All the Depth at the Tight End Position?

Antonio Gates is one of many disappointments among this year's crop

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 7 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 7 - With Video

Backing Steve Johnson and the Bills at home against the Titans

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins, Bucs and Bills

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins, Bucs and Bills

Eli Manning and the Giants play better as underdogs than favorites - the entire staff is taking the Redskins plus six.

East Coast Offense: Predictions vs. Projections

East Coast Offense: Predictions vs. Projections

Do you prefer a projection or prediction for Cam Newton against the Cowboys this week?

NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets 2012-13

NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets 2012-13

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills and Jets - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills and Jets - With Video

Mark Stopa is picking out of his mind so far this season.

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

The Falcons are the most likely team to win, but Pittsburgh's payout justifies the added risk

East Coast Offense: Inflection Points

East Coast Offense: Inflection Points

Andrew Luck is a top-10 Fantasy QB already. But where in the top 10?

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 6 - With Video

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 6 - With Video

Are the Jets really favored over the Colts this week?

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars, Broncos and Jets

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars, Broncos and Jets

Big start for Mark Stopa who's at 39-22-2 through four weeks.

Survivor: Backing the 49ers - With Video

Survivor: Backing the 49ers - With Video

The Bills are banged up and heading to San Francisco at the wrong time

East Coast Offense: Buying High

East Coast Offense: Buying High

Some players like Trent Richardson are worth acquiring even at retail prices

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars - With Video

The staff likes Jacksonville to cover at home against the Bengals

Survivor: Backing the Texans and Packers - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Texans and Packers - With Video

If you haven't used the Texans, they're the easy call. If you have, then go with the Packers.

East Coast Offense: Comparing Preseason ADP to Top Performers

East Coast Offense: Comparing Preseason ADP to Top Performers

Even though his quarterback is outside the top 15, Calvin Johnson clocks in at No. 2

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris and Damon Liss Handicap Week 4

Larry Fitzgerald and the 3-0 Cardinals still aren't getting the oddsmakers' respect

Beating the Book: Backing the Raiders - With Video

Beating the Book: Backing the Raiders - With Video

Darren McFadden and the Raiders are getting 4.5 points at home

Staff Picks: Backing the Dolphins, Titans and Raiders - With Video

Staff Picks: Backing the Dolphins, Titans and Raiders - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Bears - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Bears - With Video

East Coast Offense: Why We're Still Shocked by Upsets

East Coast Offense: Why We're Still Shocked by Upsets

The Patriots seemed like at lock over the Cardinals in Foxborough, but there's nothing close to a sure thing in the NFL

Beating the Book: Backing the Seahawks at home - With Video

Beating the Book: Backing the Seahawks at home - With Video

After a loss in Arizona Sidney Rice and the Seahawks are a good value as home dogs

Staff Picks: Panthers, Colts, Eagles, Jaguars, Seahawks and Rams - With Video

Staff Picks: Panthers, Colts, Eagles, Jaguars, Seahawks and Rams - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Pats - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Pats - With Video

Tom Brady and the Patriots nearly 9:1 favorites at home against the Cardinals, and no more than half your pool is likely to be on them

East Coast Offense: How I Made the Mistake of Drafting Chris Johnson

East Coast Offense: How I Made the Mistake of Drafting Chris Johnson

Sometimes the market can interfere with your capacity for independent thought

Staff Picks: Rams, Browns, Chiefs, Bengals and Raiders

Staff Picks: Rams, Browns, Chiefs, Bengals and Raiders

East Coast Offense: Could one of the Redskins RBs be a top-15 back?

East Coast Offense: Could one of the Redskins RBs be a top-15 back?

Whoever wins the Redskins RB job will be playing next to one of the league's most mobile QBs, a recipe for RB efficiency and success

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Arian Foster, Matt Schaub and a stout defense should carry the day against Miami and its rookie QB

Beating the Book: Backing the Jets at home

Beating the Book: Backing the Jets at home

Chris and Damon Liss are buying low on Darrelle Revis and the Jets

Charging the Mound: Regrets and Ranks

Charging the Mound: Regrets and Ranks

Where do you slot Giancarlo Stanton for 2013?

The Composite RotoWire 200: Updated Overall Rankings List

The Composite RotoWire 200: Updated Overall Rankings List

Maurice Jones-Drew falls to No. 25 overall in the consensus rankings compiled by four of RotoWire's top fantasy football experts. See who else was a late mover in the preseason.

Opportunity-Neutral Cheat Sheet : Removing the Attempt/Carry/Target Variables

Opportunity-Neutral Cheat Sheet : Removing the Attempt/Carry/Target Variables

Drew Brees ranks No. 8 among QBs if you remove his massive advantage in passing attempts

The Composite RotoWire 200: Updated Overall Rankings List

The Composite RotoWire 200: Updated Overall Rankings List

Darren McFadden clocks in at No. 9 overall as four of our top analysts give their updated top 200 lists ahead of a big weekend for fantasy football drafts.

Charging the Mound: Where Are the Bags?

Charging the Mound: Where Are the Bags?

Stolen bases are down in baseball this year, particularly among the elite stolen base guys like Michael Bourn.

Overall Top-50 if Everyone Were to Play 16 Games: Removing Health from the Equation

Overall Top-50 if Everyone Were to Play 16 Games: Removing Health from the Equation

Injury prone players like Darren McFadden get a sizable boost

Interview with Handicapping Guru R.J. Bell: Beating the Vegas Books

Interview with Handicapping Guru R.J. Bell: Beating the Vegas Books

The Composite RotoWire 200: New Overall Rankings List

The Composite RotoWire 200: New Overall Rankings List

Tom Brady clocks in at No. 6 overall

Charging the Mound: Keeper League Thoughts

Charging the Mound: Keeper League Thoughts

Mike Napoli's injury triggered a selling opportunity for Chris Liss in a keeper league.

Adjusting to PPR Formats: A Few Key Considerations

Adjusting to PPR Formats: A Few Key Considerations

Players like Wes Welker (left) and Darren Sproles get obvious boosts, but there are other less obvious strategic implications in PPR formats

The Composite RotoWire 200: Overall Rankings List

The Composite RotoWire 200: Overall Rankings List

Aaron Rodgers clocks in at No. 3 overall on the composite list.

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Rankings Today

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Rankings Today

Where does Mike Trout rate next year?

Charging the Mound: What Didn't Happen At the Trade Deadline

Charging the Mound: What Didn't Happen At the Trade Deadline

The Twins were mostly inactive at the trade deadline, holding onto Justin Morneau among others.

Snarky 150: Overall Rankings List

Snarky 150: Overall Rankings List

Like a Ferrari, DeAngelo Williams is unaffordably expensive and only rarely used.

Charging the Mound: How Do We Know When a Breakout Portends Long-Term Stardom?

Charging the Mound: How Do We Know When a Breakout Portends Long-Term Stardom?

Grantland.com's Jonah Keri guest-writes and breaks down Chris Sale (pictured), Mark Trumbo and others

Charging the Mound: Labels

Charging the Mound: Labels

Is Pedro Alvarez truly a streaky player? How exactly do we measure a player's streakiness, and how do we profit from it?

2012 New York Giants Team Preview: Are the Giants in Position to Repeat as Champs?

2012 New York Giants Team Preview: Are the Giants in Position to Repeat as Champs?

Charging the Mound: Vegas Version

Charging the Mound: Vegas Version

How much will you pay on the dollar to get Evan Longoria?

Charging the Mound: What's Wrong With ...

Charging the Mound: What's Wrong With ...

We start off discussing some of the disappointing players of the season, then discuss midseason rankings.

Football Draft Kit: 2012 PPR Mock Draft

Football Draft Kit: 2012 PPR Mock Draft

Football Draft Kit: 2012 Standard Mock Draft

Football Draft Kit: 2012 Standard Mock Draft

Survivor: Survivor Pool Strategy

Survivor: Survivor Pool Strategy

Chris Liss Discusses Survivor Pool Strategy

Never Too Early To Make Your Draft Cheat Sheet: Chris Liss' Overall Top 150 Rankings

Never Too Early To Make Your Draft Cheat Sheet: Chris Liss' Overall Top 150 Rankings

2012 NFL Sleepers and Busts: Experts Offer Early Overvalued/Undervalued Picks

2012 NFL Sleepers and Busts: Experts Offer Early Overvalued/Undervalued Picks

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Beating The Book

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Beating The Book

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Interview with Handicapping Guru R.J. Bell

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Interview with Handicapping Guru R.J. Bell

Charging the Mound: Praise for Dwayne Murphy

Charging the Mound: Praise for Dwayne Murphy

Jose Bautista is at it again, and there's many other Jays on fire too. Should hitting coach Dwayne Murphy be feted on the same level of the elite pitching coaches?

Charging the Mound: Panic Time on Upton?

Charging the Mound: Panic Time on Upton?

Is now the time to trade for Justin Upton?

Charging the Mound: Do We Still Trust Starting Pitching?

Charging the Mound: Do We Still Trust Starting Pitching?

Has Roy Halladay's injury shaken your faith in starting pitching?

Charging the Mound: Most Valuable Keeper Commodities

Charging the Mound: Most Valuable Keeper Commodities

Mike Trout is up to stay with the Angels and performing great.

Charging the Mound: Player Envy

Charging the Mound: Player Envy

Which players create envy in you for not owning them? For a while, Chris Liss was envious of those who had a shot to own Matt Kemp, but he's moved on from that.

Charging the Mound: Sliding Away, Hamilton's Night

Charging the Mound: Sliding Away, Hamilton's Night

Josh Hamilton and Miggy Cabrera are discussing just how high Hamilton's four-homer game ranks among the all-time great nights in fantasy baseball history.

Charging the Mound: The Value of Clairvoyance

Charging the Mound: The Value of Clairvoyance

How much of an advantage would you have to know the results of the first month of the season, and avoid major injuries like that to Jacoby Ellsbury?

Charging the Mound: Trouble Spots

Charging the Mound: Trouble Spots

Gordon Beckham is off to yet another rough start.

Charging the Mound: Level of Dominance

Charging the Mound: Level of Dominance

Matt Kemp couldn't have gotten off to a better start. Is he the special type of player that can transcend the game?

Charging the Mound: At What Point Does a Hot Streak Become a Breakout?

Charging the Mound: At What Point Does a Hot Streak Become a Breakout?

Many hesitated before buying into Jose Bautista two years ago, feeling certain he would come back to earth. How do we get in early the next time around?

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Are some players particularly injury prone, or is it just bad luck?

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Both Liss and Erickson regret not having Yu Darvish on a single roster

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Clayton Kershaw might be the No. 1 fantasy player this year, but a soft market for pitching drops him to Round 2

Charging the Mound: Tough Keeper Decisions

Charging the Mound: Tough Keeper Decisions

What do you do with Domonic Brown who might not even begin the year on the major-league roster?

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk AL LABR

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk AL LABR

Liss threw out Justin Morneau with the opening bid for $7 and (purposely) got crickets.

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Getting Ready for AL LABR

2012 Cubs Preview: Cubs 2012: New Regime, New Era?

2012 Cubs Preview: Cubs 2012: New Regime, New Era?

Geovany Soto is one of a few familiar faces on the north side of Chicago as the Cubs head into a rebuilding year.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl XLVI

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl XLVI

Backing Eli Manning and the Giants - Big

Staff Picks: 4 Giants, 1 Patriot

Staff Picks: 4 Giants, 1 Patriot

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants

Staff Picks: Backing the Giants

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Staff Picks: Ravens and Giants

Staff Picks: Ravens and Giants

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Staff Picks: Lions and Giants

Staff Picks: Lions and Giants

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Staff Picks: Redskins, Dolphins, Chiefs and Cardinals

Staff Picks: Redskins, Dolphins, Chiefs and Cardinals

Survivor: Backing the Lions

Survivor: Backing the Lions

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

East Coast Offense: The Year of the Quarterback

East Coast Offense: The Year of the Quarterback

Drew Brees isn't the only quarterback who should surpass Dan Marino this year. Tom Brady is likely to get there by the third quarter Sunday.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings, Bucs and Jaguars

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings, Bucs and Jaguars

Survivor: Backing the Panthers

Survivor: Backing the Panthers

East Coast Offense: Blowout-Proof Running Back

East Coast Offense: Blowout-Proof Running Back

The Jaguars seemed committed to getting Maurice Jones-Drew the rushing title, game situation be damned

NBA Draft Kit: Houston Rockets Preview 2011

NBA Draft Kit: Houston Rockets Preview 2011

East Coast Offense: The Team I Wish I Had Drafted

East Coast Offense: The Team I Wish I Had Drafted

Jimmy Graham would make a very nice second tight end in a PPR league

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins and Chiefs

Staff Picks: Backing the Redskins and Chiefs

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Staff Picks: Titans, Raiders and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Titans, Raiders and Seahawks

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

East Coast Offense: The Spotty Track Record of NFL Talent Evaluators

East Coast Offense: The Spotty Track Record of NFL Talent Evaluators

Undrafted free agent Tony Romo is sixth all-time in YPA, behind only Otto Graham, Sid Luckman, Aaron Rodgers, Norm Van Brocklin and Ben Roethlisberger

Staff Picks: Texans, Bills, Bengals, Broncos, Colts, Browns and Lions

Staff Picks: Texans, Bills, Bengals, Broncos, Colts, Browns and Lions

Survivor: Backing the 49ers

Survivor: Backing the 49ers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

East Coast Offense: Agnostic About Tebow

East Coast Offense: Agnostic About Tebow

There might be more to Denver's recent run than smoke, mirrors and dumb luck

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Staff Picks: Texans, Jets, Bears and Giants

Staff Picks: Texans, Jets, Bears and Giants

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Staff Picks: Redskins and Vikings

Staff Picks: Redskins and Vikings

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

East Coast Offense: Are You Better Off Not Watching?

East Coast Offense: Are You Better Off Not Watching?

With so much variance in team and player performance from week to week, sometimes watching the games can be more misleading than enlightening

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Staff Picks: Raiders, Jaguars, Chiefs, Seahawks and Bears

Staff Picks: Raiders, Jaguars, Chiefs, Seahawks and Bears

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

East Coast Offense: Reality to the Rescue

East Coast Offense: Reality to the Rescue

It's hard to get too down about your fantasy teams when your real life one makes a dramatic comeback win on the road against one of the league's perennial powerhouses.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Staff Picks: Browns, Giants and Chargers

Staff Picks: Browns, Giants and Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

East Coast Offense: Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results

East Coast Offense: Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results

Chris Johnson's 2011 performance bears little resemble to his historical track record.

Staff Picks: Rams, Colts, Ravens, Jaguars, Seahawks and Pats

Staff Picks: Rams, Colts, Ravens, Jaguars, Seahawks and Pats

Survivor: Backing the Titans

Survivor: Backing the Titans

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

East Coast Offense: Why the Jaguars-Ravens Game Was a Thing of Beauty

East Coast Offense: Why the Jaguars-Ravens Game Was a Thing of Beauty

The Jaguars defense dominated Joe Flacco, holding him to 3.6 YPA

Survivor: Backing the Saints

Survivor: Backing the Saints

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Staff Picks: Pianowski Still in the Lead

Staff Picks: Pianowski Still in the Lead

East Coast Offense: When to Deal a Superstar

East Coast Offense: When to Deal a Superstar

Not even Adrian Peterson should be exempt from the trading block

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears and Cowboys

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears and Cowboys

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

East Coast Offense: Game of Adjustments

East Coast Offense: Game of Adjustments

Jay Cutler's pass protection and receiving corps might be the very worst in the NFL.

Staff Picks: Titans, Vikings and Jets

Staff Picks: Titans, Vikings and Jets

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

East Coast Offense: Buying Lowest

East Coast Offense: Buying Lowest

The players you can actually get at a discount are rarely going to be your favorites. But if they're healthy and they still have their jobs, you might want to set aside your personal preferences.

Survivor: Backing the Bucs

Survivor: Backing the Bucs

Staff Picks: Backing the Rams and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Backing the Rams and Seahawks

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

East Coast Offense: Why Ryan Mathews is a Top-5 Back

East Coast Offense: Why Ryan Mathews is a Top-5 Back

Mathews' production this season has come despite a 50/50 timeshare in the first two games. That's likely to change.

Survivor: Backing the Steelers (but really the Chargers)

Survivor: Backing the Steelers (but really the Chargers)

Staff Picks: Broncos, Vikings, Bills, Raiders and Seahawks

Staff Picks: Broncos, Vikings, Bills, Raiders and Seahawks

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

East Coast Offense: Believing in Something Demonstrated to Be False

East Coast Offense: Believing in Something Demonstrated to Be False

Unlike those who bought the preseason hype on Felix Jones and Reggie Bush, you should gamble on a back who's actually been good in the NFL like DeAngelo Williams

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

Staff Picks: Backing the Falcons

Staff Picks: Backing the Falcons

East Coast Offense: How Much Do Week 1 Performances Mean?

East Coast Offense: How Much Do Week 1 Performances Mean?

Steve Smith seems to have a quarterback willing and able to get him the ball

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Staff Picks: Bears, Rams, Bucs and Dolphins

Staff Picks: Bears, Rams, Bucs and Dolphins

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Joe Mauer was a bust this year - where does he slot among catchers for 2012?

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Survivor: Backing the Texans

East Coast Offense: Preseason Predictions

East Coast Offense: Preseason Predictions

With the Giants defense so banged up, and the division full of high-scoring offenses, Eli Manning could lead the league in passing yards this year.

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

Chris Johnson's return to camp puts him back at No. 4 overall.

Charging the Mound: Overcoming Platoon Splits

Charging the Mound: Overcoming Platoon Splits

Curtis Granderson's remarkable season has been fueled by a breakout against left-handed pitchers.

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

Peyton Manning slides all the way down to No. 88, one slot behind his brother Eli

Charging the Mound: Late Bloomers

Charging the Mound: Late Bloomers

John Mayberry Jr. and Javy Guerra are two players that have provided NL owners value despite entering the season with a very low profile.

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

Chris Johnson falls to No. 13 overall due to his holdout

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Trading away Mike Stanton has cost Chris Liss in one of his expert leagues.

2011 New York Giants Preview: Standing Pat

2011 New York Giants Preview: Standing Pat

Charging the Mound: Angels Flying High

Charging the Mound: Angels Flying High

Ervin Santana has spurred the Angels to stick around in the AL West.

Charging the Mound: Very Little Closer Chaos

Charging the Mound: Very Little Closer Chaos

Heath Bell was one of the many potential trade targets not dealt at the deadline, leaving him free to exchange more awkward high-fives with his Padre teammates.

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

RotoWire 150 - NFL: Liss' Overall Cheat Sheet

Larry Fitzgerald Clocks in at No. 13 Overall

2011 Mock Draft: 2011 Mock Draft

2011 Mock Draft: 2011 Mock Draft

Charging the Mound: Half Measures

Charging the Mound: Half Measures

Bryce Harper is the best prospect in the game still in the minors. But is there a scenario when you should trade him?

Charging the Mound: Liss Gets Hosed By Posey, Twice

Charging the Mound: Liss Gets Hosed By Posey, Twice

Buster Posey found a way to hurt Chris Liss twice in NL Tout Wars.

Draft Strategy: Basic Principles of Roster Construction

Draft Strategy: Basic Principles of Roster Construction

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Players Who Are Tough to Rank

Charging the Mound: Who Should Sell?

Charging the Mound: Who Should Sell?

Joakim Soria recovered in June after a miserable May. Should the Royals trade him now while they can?

Charging the Mound: The Case For Fewer Strikes

Charging the Mound: The Case For Fewer Strikes

Could Ricky Nolasco benefit from throwing fewer strikes?

Charging the Mound: Cistulli and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Cistulli and Liss Talk Baseball

Prospecting for under-the-radar help

Charging the Mound: Wrong at 30,000 Feet

Charging the Mound: Wrong at 30,000 Feet

Albert Pujols has eased his fantasy owners' fears in the last 10 days, so those that have preached patience might have been right about him. But when is the macro view wrong?

Charging the Mound: Trading Season

Charging the Mound: Trading Season

Justin Upton and the Diamondbacks are in first place in the NL West. What should they trade for, and how soon?

Charging the Mound: Setting the Narrative

Charging the Mound: Setting the Narrative

Is Joakim Soria in trouble?

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Roy Halladay is an ace now, but there once was a time when he was dishing out Mazzaro-like beatings to his fantasy owners.

Charging the Mound: Can You Sell Liriano Now?

Charging the Mound: Can You Sell Liriano Now?

What can you get if you're a Francisco Liriano owner trying to peddle him after his no-hitter?

Charging the Mound: When Does It Make Sense To Cut Losses?

Charging the Mound: When Does It Make Sense To Cut Losses?

Hanley Ramirez doesn't have a homer yet. Does it make sense to trade him or other elite slow starters now?

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Jose Tabata is off to a fantastic start. Is it possible to sell-high on him and other fast starters?

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Josh Beckett is back among the AL's second tier starters again

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

The Royals are running wild early on, something that could benefit players like Alcides Escobar, Melky Cabrera and Alex Gordon (above)

Charging the Mound: Players We Loaded Up On

Charging the Mound: Players We Loaded Up On

Liss has Trevor Cahill on a couple of his mixed league teams

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

When it's perfectly okay to reach for a player like Drew Stubbs

Charging the Mound: Which Players' Breakout Potential Isn't Already Priced In?

Charging the Mound: Which Players' Breakout Potential Isn't Already Priced In?

Matt Wieters is a good breakout candidate this year, but he's not going that cheap

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Liss let one of his perennial staples, Mariano Rivera, go for $22 in AL LABR and left the auction without a closer

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

High strikeout pitchers like Yovani Gallardo deserve an upgrade in an innings-cap league.

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball

Even if Jose Bautista returns to earth, the Blue Jays should hit plenty of home runs

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

Both expect Cubs catcher Geovany Soto to thrive this year

MLB Team Previews: 2011 Cubs Preview

MLB Team Previews: 2011 Cubs Preview

Despite bad contracts with aging players like Alfonso Soriano, the Cubs traded prospects for Matt Garza in the hopes of making a run in the NL Central

Staff Picks: Everyone But Liss on the Pack

Staff Picks: Everyone But Liss on the Pack

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl XLV

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Super Bowl XLV

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Conference Title Games

Staff Picks: Four Writers on the Steelers, Three on the Bears

Staff Picks: Four Writers on the Steelers, Three on the Bears

Why I Don't Do Projections: Chris Liss States His Case Against Projections

Why I Don't Do Projections: Chris Liss States His Case Against Projections

Tim Lincecum took the leap from 2007 to 2008. Could Brian Matusz do the same in 2011?

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears

Staff Picks: Backing the Bears

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Divisional Round

Staff Picks: Mark Stopa Wins the Title

Staff Picks: Mark Stopa Wins the Title

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Wild Card Games

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17

Staff Picks: Bucs, Bengals, Cowboys and Texans

Staff Picks: Bucs, Bengals, Cowboys and Texans

Survivor: ATL, IND, GB, BAL, PIT, KC, NO, SD, NYG and SF in that order

Survivor: ATL, IND, GB, BAL, PIT, KC, NO, SD, NYG and SF in that order

East Coast Offense: The Year the Early Rounds Mattered Least

East Coast Offense: The Year the Early Rounds Mattered Least

Game changers like Michael Vick (left), Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd weren't even drafted.

Survivor: Steelers, Eagles, Chargers, Pats, Bucs

Survivor: Steelers, Eagles, Chargers, Pats, Bucs

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16

Staff Picks: DDD Goes 14-2

Staff Picks: DDD Goes 14-2

East Coast Offense: Breaking Bad

East Coast Offense: Breaking Bad

Survivor: Pats, Chargers, Steelers, Raiders

Survivor: Pats, Chargers, Steelers, Raiders

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15

Staff Picks: Chargers and Bills

Staff Picks: Chargers and Bills

East Coast Offense: Bad Weather False Alarm

East Coast Offense: Bad Weather False Alarm

Survivor: Top-10 Choices for Week 14

Survivor: Top-10 Choices for Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 14

Staff Picks: Panthers, Bengals and Rams

Staff Picks: Panthers, Bengals and Rams

East Coast Offense: The Map is Not the Territory

East Coast Offense: The Map is Not the Territory

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13

Staff Picks: Titans, Redskins, Bills and Bengals

Staff Picks: Titans, Redskins, Bills and Bengals

East Coast Offense: More Parity Than Usual

East Coast Offense: More Parity Than Usual

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Staff Picks: No Consensus Picks

Staff Picks: No Consensus Picks

East Coast Offense: Are the Jets a Passing Team?

East Coast Offense: Are the Jets a Passing Team?

East Coast Offense: What I Hate About Watching Football

East Coast Offense: What I Hate About Watching Football

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 11

Staff Picks: Lions, Chiefs, Texans and Rams

Staff Picks: Lions, Chiefs, Texans and Rams

Survivor: Ravens, then Chargers, then Chiefs

Survivor: Ravens, then Chargers, then Chiefs

Survivor: Giants, then Colts, then Steelers

Survivor: Giants, then Colts, then Steelers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 10

Backing Santana Moss and the Skins as a home dog on Monday Night

Staff Picks: Backing the Chiefs and Rams

Staff Picks: Backing the Chiefs and Rams

East Coast Offense: The Probability Excuse

East Coast Offense: The Probability Excuse

Liss told a reader not to start Darren McFadden the week he went off for four touchdowns

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9

Backing the Vikings at home

Staff Picks: Lions, Browns and Chiefs

Staff Picks: Lions, Browns and Chiefs

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

East Coast Offense: Don't Bet Against Randy Moss

East Coast Offense: Don't Bet Against Randy Moss

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 8

It's one of the ugliest slates in memory. Backing Miles Austin and the Cowboys at home.

Staff Picks: Backing the Lions and Packers

Staff Picks: Backing the Lions and Packers

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

East Coast Offense: The Chargers Set the Standard for Underachievement

East Coast Offense: The Chargers Set the Standard for Underachievement

Philip Rivers leads the league's top-ranked offense

Staff Picks: Browns, Panthers, Chargers, Packers

Staff Picks: Browns, Panthers, Chargers, Packers

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 7

Backing Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

East Coast Offense: More Reason to Wait on Defenses

East Coast Offense: More Reason to Wait on Defenses

Ray Lewis and the Ravens are 28th in fantasy points per game through Week 6

Staff Picks: Backing the Buccaneers

Staff Picks: Backing the Buccaneers

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 6

Laying Nearly a Touchdown with Frank Gore and the winless Niners

East Coast Offense: The Difference Between Variance and Permanent Change

East Coast Offense: The Difference Between Variance and Permanent Change

Justin Tuck and the Giants defense appears to have turned a corner since the season's opening weeks

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Backing Joe Flacco and the Ravens at home against the Broncos

Staff Picks: Colts, Bucs and Raiders

Staff Picks: Colts, Bucs and Raiders

Survivor: Backing the Colts

Survivor: Backing the Colts

East Coast Offense: How Do We Know When We're Right?

East Coast Offense: How Do We Know When We're Right?

There's room for two productive backs in New York

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Staff Picks: Eight More Consensus Picks

Staff Picks: Eight More Consensus Picks

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Backing Eli Manning and the G-Men

2010 Houston Rockets Preview: Health is the Key

2010 Houston Rockets Preview: Health is the Key

East Coast Offense: Pass-Catching Tight Ends Proliferate Around the League

East Coast Offense: Pass-Catching Tight Ends Proliferate Around the League

Jermichael Finley is emerging as Aaron Rodgers' top target

Staff Picks: Jaguars, Seahawks and Dolphins

Staff Picks: Jaguars, Seahawks and Dolphins

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3

Backing Chad Henne and the Dolphins at home

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Joe Flacco and the Ravens are the best bang for the risk

East Coast Offense: Things Change Quickly in the NFL

East Coast Offense: Things Change Quickly in the NFL

Despite not having a role in the offense yet, Devin Thomas still has plenty of upside

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

Tony Romo and the Cowboys offer a better payout than the more highly favored Packers

Staff Picks: Bengals, Browns, Steelers, Panthers, Redskins, Chargers, Giants and 49ers

Staff Picks: Bengals, Browns, Steelers, Panthers, Redskins, Chargers, Giants and 49ers

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

The 3.5-point line in the Seahawks-Broncos game is suspicious

East Coast Offense: Tough Week for First-Round Picks

East Coast Offense: Tough Week for First-Round Picks

Frank Gore was one of many top players who had a quiet season opener

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 1

Adrian Peterson and the Vikings covered - barely. Who else will beat the spread?

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills and Steelers

Staff Picks: Backing the Bills and Steelers

Survivor: Backing the Bears

Survivor: Backing the Bears

It's a brutal Week 1, but we're rolling with the veteran Bears at home against an up-and-coming Lions squad

East Coast Offense: NFL Predictions for 2010

East Coast Offense: NFL Predictions for 2010

Why does no one take Welker at his word that he's not even close to 100 percent?

Irreverent 150 - Updated: Gambling on Upside

Irreverent 150 - Updated: Gambling on Upside

Tom Brady clocks in at No. 20 overall, but first among QBs

Charging the Mound: Endgame Strategies

Charging the Mound: Endgame Strategies

What should you be thinking about when planning your stretch run? Will the Padres give Adrian Gonzalez or any of their other starters more rest in September?

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Breakout Players

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Breakout Players

Chris and Jeff discuss who some of 2011's breakout players might be.

RotoWire150 - the Irreverent Version: Gambling on Upside

RotoWire150 - the Irreverent Version: Gambling on Upside

Chris Wells Clocks in at No. 18 Overall

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Cheat Sheet

Charging the Mound: Next Year's Cheat Sheet

A Quick Look at Next Year's Top 30 - Where Should Carlos Gonzalez Rank?

Charging the Mound: After the Deadline

Charging the Mound: After the Deadline

Could Manny Ramirez and others be moved after passing through waivers?

Charging the Mound: Bad Trades

Charging the Mound: Bad Trades

RotoWire Top 150: Chris Liss Ranks the Top 150 Players Overall

RotoWire Top 150: Chris Liss Ranks the Top 150 Players Overall

Charging the Mound: Players to Watch in the Second Half

Charging the Mound: Players to Watch in the Second Half

Could Alex Gordon be a factor once he gets the call?

Charging the Mound: What About Unearned WHIP?

Charging the Mound: What About Unearned WHIP?

Team Previews: 2010 Giants Preview

Team Previews: 2010 Giants Preview

Will the Giants Play to Their Potential?

Charging the Mound: Why Won't Teams Do the Right Thing?

Charging the Mound: Why Won't Teams Do the Right Thing?

The Royals have every incentive to call up Alex Gordon, but for some reason are holding off

Charging the Mound: What to Make of the Jays

Charging the Mound: What to Make of the Jays

Liss returns this week and asks what to make of Vernon Wells and the Toronto Blue Jays.

Staff Picks: Super Bowl Picks

Staff Picks: Super Bowl Picks

Beating the Book: Super Bowl Edition

Beating the Book: Super Bowl Edition

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 17

East Coast Offense: Defense Wins Championships

East Coast Offense: Defense Wins Championships

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 7

Depth Chart Watch: 2009 Depth Chart Movers

Depth Chart Watch: 2009 Depth Chart Movers

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 2

NBA Team Previews: 2009 Houston Rockets Preview

NBA Team Previews: 2009 Houston Rockets Preview

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 1

Playoff League Cheatsheet

Playoff League Cheatsheet

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2009 Beating the Book-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 15

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 17

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 17

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 9

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 8

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 15

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 7

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 6

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 13

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 5

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 12

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 12

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 12

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 4

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 11

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 3

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 10

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 10

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 10

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 2

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 9

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 1

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 8

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 8

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 8

Rotowire 150

Rotowire 150

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 5

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 4

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 4

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 4

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 4

NBA Team Previews: 2008 Houston Rockets Preview

NBA Team Previews: 2008 Houston Rockets Preview

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 1

East Coast Offense: 2008 East Coast Offense-Week 1

Beating the Book: Beating The Book

Beating the Book: Beating The Book

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2008 Beating the Book-Week 1

Who Should You Take With The No. 1 Overall Pick?

Who Should You Take With The No. 1 Overall Pick?

Lessons Learned From Movies: Lessons Learned From Movies

Lessons Learned From Movies: Lessons Learned From Movies

Talking Trade: Talking Trade

Talking Trade: Talking Trade

Marginal Players: Marginal Players

Marginal Players: Marginal Players

Playoff League Cheatsheet

Playoff League Cheatsheet

Slow Starters: Slow Starters

Slow Starters: Slow Starters

Are Closers Worth It?: Are Closers Worth It?

Are Closers Worth It?: Are Closers Worth It?

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 24

Owning Players in Multiple Leagues: Owning Players in Multiple Leagues

Owning Players in Multiple Leagues: Owning Players in Multiple Leagues

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

Trending Players: Trending Players

Trending Players: Trending Players

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

How to Approach a Medium-Deep Draft : How to Approach a Medium-Deep Draft

How to Approach a Medium-Deep Draft : How to Approach a Medium-Deep Draft

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

Charging the Mound: Ranking of Top Five Picks

Charging the Mound: Ranking of Top Five Picks

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

2010 NBA Draft Review: The Give and Go-Week 19

2010 NBA Draft Review: The Give and Go-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

The Give and Go: Panning for Gold

The Give and Go: Panning for Gold

The Give and Go-Week 15

The Give and Go-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 21

NBA Team Previews: The Give and Go-Week 14

NBA Team Previews: The Give and Go-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 12

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 12

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 10

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 10

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 8

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 4

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 1

East Coast Offense: 2007 East Coast Offense-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2007 Beating the Book-Week 1

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 4

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 4

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 3

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 3

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 2

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 2

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 1

NFL Barometer: 2007 NFL Barometer-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 21

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 20

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 19

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 18

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 17

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 17

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 16

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 16

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 15

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 15

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 14

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 14

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 13

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 13

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 12

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 12

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 11

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 11

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 10

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 10

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 9

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 9

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 8

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 8

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 7

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 7

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 6

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 6

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 5

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 5

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 4

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 4

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 4

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 3

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 3

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 2

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 2

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 1

East Coast Offense: 2006 East Coast Offense-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 1

Beating the Book: 2006 Beating the Book-Week 1