This article is part of our DFS Football 101 series.
Are you looking to get into daily fantasy football or trying to improve your play? Below is a collection of podcasts from RotoWire's Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird breaking down some key strategies and useful tips for those playing on DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo or other daily fantasy sports sites.
Note: podcasts are listed chronologically based on when they were released but can be listened to in any order.
Basics of Daily Fantasy Football
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird discuss the basics of daily fantasy football, including which types of contests certain people are best suited for, how some season-long research helps with DFS, and what tools people may be using incorrectly as part of their research process.
The Importance of DFS Contest Selection
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird discuss the importance of contest selection in daily fantasy sports, including how to attack GPPs with different payout structures and why you should prioritize opponent diversification in cash games.
Stacking and Position Analysis in Daily Fantasy Football
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird break down various stacking techniques in daily fantasy football and then explain their methods for choosing quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends and defenses each week.
DFS Football Research Processes
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird explain their weekly daily fantasy football research processes, including the importance of reviewing previous results to determine whether you got lucky/unlucky or had a good/poor approach.
DFS NFL Showdown and Single Game Strategies
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird break down the single-game daily fantasy football offerings from DraftKings and FanDuel, including strategies for lineup building and captain selection in GPPs and cash games.
Key Strategies for Daily Fantasy Football
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird explain a few core DFS strategies, including how to take advantage of late swap in cash games and GPPs, and the importance of results tracking for bankroll management and contest selection.
Setting Goals and Avoiding Mistakes in DFS NFL
Scott Jenstad and Andrew Laird explain why it's important to set goals before the season and why people shouldn't drastically change them after a few good or bad weeks. They then break down some common mistakes people make and advise how they can be avoided.