Tuesday, July 28, 2015

One Hour Until Pros vs Joes Live Draft "Purple Drank" League #6


The 2015 FFPC Pros vs. Joes Challenge finishes tonight (in one hour) with League #6 The "Purple Drank" League.  

Another tough league with outstanding Pros such as Matt Schauf from Draftsharks.com, John Hansen of FantasyGuru.com, Michael Nazarek of FFMastermind.com fame and last, but certainly not least, Scott Pianowski from Yahoo.com. Scott and I have battled in Expert leagues over the years many times. I do not envy any of the Pros or Joes that have to draft against him tonight!

Enjoy this great finale to an outstanding contest-the FFPC Pros vs Joes 2015 Challenge.

Watch this draft live on YouTube.com/HighStakesFantasyFootball. The draft is also covered LIVE on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour podcast hosted by Dave Gerczak and  Eric Balkman.

Here are the Pros and Joes In League #6

1JoeMichael Rothstein
2ProJeff Mans - FantasyAlarm.com
3JoeChristian "Barney" Newkirk
4ProMatt Schauf - DraftSharks.com
5JoeLance Shupe
6ProGary Davenport - FantasySharks.com
7JoeTom Williams
8ProJohn Hansen - Fantasyguru.com
9JoeJohn Friedline
10ProMichael Nazarek - FFMastermind.com
11JoeCraig Mastro
12ProScott Pianowski - Yahoo.com

The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour airs normally Friday nights at 10/9c. You can also hang out with the high stakes players in the show's chat room if you want to listen live, but you an always listen on-demand via iTunesStitcher Radio or TuneIn Radio on your iPhone or Android device as well.


Tom Brady 4 game suspension Upheld; Le'Veon Bell gets his reduced to just 2 game suspension

Tom Brady 4 game suspension Upheld-he is going to sue so stay tuned….

Le'Veon Bell gets his reduced to just 2 game suspension-He remains a Top 3 draft pick this year!

Last Pros vs Joes Draft Tonight!


Tuesday July 28 @ 10 PM EST
1JoeMichael Rothstein
2ProJeff Mans - FantasyAlarm.com
3JoeChristian "Barney" Newkirk
4ProMatt Schauf - DraftSharks.com
5JoeLance Shupe
6ProGary Davenport - FantasySharks.com
7JoeTom Williams
8ProJohn Hansen - Fantasyguru.com
9JoeJohn Friedline
10ProMichael Nazarek - FFMastermind.com
11JoeCraig Mastro
12ProScott Pianowski - Yahoo.com






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Books from Extra Point Press:





Fantasy Football Guidebook (2nd Edition): Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football ($19.95) http://www.amazon.com/dp/0982428650

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Fantasy Football Basics: The Ultimate "How to" Guide for Beginners available ($10.95) at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/0982428634

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Other Fantasy Sports Books from Extra Point Press

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Draft starting now- Pros vs Joes League #5


The 2015 FFPC Pros vs. Joes Challenge continues in a few minutes with League #5 The "Saturday Night Special" League.  I know it is Monday night-confusing.

This is a particularly tough league with outstanding Pros such as the Sablich Brothers from the NYTimes Fifth down blog, Jules McLean from FantasyFreakingFootball.com (a long time rival of mine), David Dodds from FootballGuys.com (also a nemesis) and JJ Zachariason, author of The Late Round Quarterback and Rotoworld contributor. This will be a great draft to watch!

Watch this draft live on YouTube.com/HighStakesFantasyFootball. The draft is also covered LIVE on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour podcast hosted by Dave Gerczak and  Eric Balkman.


Here are the Pros and Joes In League #5

Monday July 27 @ 9 PM EST
1ProSablich Brothers - NYTimes Fifth down blog
2JoeGary Kuhr
3ProJules McLean - FantasyFreakinFootball.com
4JoeCraig Campbell
5ProBrandon Marianne Lee - HerFantasyFootball.com
6JoeBrian Pakulla
7ProKevin Cole - RotoViz.com
8JoeMichael Rader
9ProDavid Dodds - Footballguys.com
10JoeJoseph Pike
11ProJJ Zachariason - Numberfire.com
12JoeJamey Joseph

Here is the remaining schedule for the 2015 Pros Vs. Joes Drafts:
  • League #6: Purple Drank - Tuesday, July 28th 10p ET
The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour airs normally Friday nights at 10/9c. You can also hang out with the high stakes players in the show's chat room if you want to listen live, but you an always listen on-demand via iTunesStitcher Radio or TuneIn Radio on your iPhone or Android device as well.

RB Rankings for PPR League Updated

RB (PPR)            (Handcuff?)
1 Adrian Peterson-MIN/5      (J McKinnon)
2 Eddie Lacy-GB/7               (J Starks)
Le'Veon Bell-PIT/11 (now just a 2g) (De Williams)
4 Jamaal Charles-KC/9           (K Davis)
5 Matt Forte-CHI/7        (1.10) (HC Fox runs a lot)
6 Arian Foster-HOU/9               (A Blue) (2.01)
7 Marshawn Lynch-SEA/9  (Michael or Turbin) (1.06)
8 C. J. Anderson-DEN/7     (M Ball/R Hillman) (2.02) Must have
9 LeSean McCoy-BUF/8 (1400/10) (F Jax)
10 DeMarco Murray-PHI/8 (R Mathews/ D Sproles) (2.08)
*******Must Have one of Top 10******
11 Justin Forsett-BAL/9         (3.05)
12 Jeremy Hill-CIN/7            (G Bernard)
13 Lamar Miller-MIA/5         (3.10) (no real competition)
14 Alfred Morris-WAS/8               (Matt Jones) (avg 1300+/9TDs last 3 yrs)
15 CJ Spiller-NO/11 (R17, 3rd) (M Ingram) Love him!
16 Mark Ingram-NO/11         (CJ Spiller/Khiry Robinson) (3.12)
17 Frank Gore-IND/10        (D Herron) (R25, 4.02) DRAFT HIM!
18 Carlos Hyde-SF/10           (R Bush) (RB21 4.01)
19 Andre Ellington-AZ/9     (David Johnson/S Taylor)(5.01)
20 Joseph Randle-DAL/6       (R15 6.01)
21 Joique Bell-DET/9           (Theo Riddick) (5.12)
22 Melvin Gordon-SD/10 ®  (B Oliver/D Woodhead) (3.06) Rookie!
23 J Stewart-CAR/5             (Cameron Artis-Payne/F Whittaker) (4.09)
24 Giovani Bernard-CIN/7     (5.10)
25 Latavius Murray-OAK/6 (Roy Helu) Breakout Year (4.05)
26 TJ Yeldon-JAX/8 ®          (D Robinson/T Gerhart) (4.10)
27 Todd Gurley-STL/6 ®      (Tre Mason) (PUP? Could miss 6 wks/4.05)
28 I Crowell-CLE/11             (T West/David Johnson) 6.10)
29 Rashard Jennings-NYG/11 (Shane Vereen/ Andre Williams) (7.03)
30 Chris Ivory-NYJ/5   (B Powell/Z Stacy/S Ridley) (9.01) wait!
31 Devonte Freeman-ATL/10 (8.09)
32 Tevin Coleman-ATL/10 ® (D Freeman) (6.03)
33 Shane Vereen-NYG/11 (RB28 7.09)
34 LeGarrette Blount-NE/4 1g Susp
35 Bishop Sankay-TEN/4   (D Cobb) (9.04)
36 Tre Mason-STL/6 (8.03) (If Gurley PUP-starts 6 wks)
37 Darren McFadden-DAL/6 (J Randle) (7.11)
38 Charles Simms-TB/6              (Doug Martin) (8th)
39 Doug Martin-TB/6         (Charles Simms) (Great offseason)(8th)
--------------end of starters
40 Duke Johnson-CLE ® ( 3 down RB, RB 49 8.10 ADP)
41 Ameer Abdullah-DET/9 ® (RB39 6.10)
42 Reggie Bush-SF/10 sleeper
43 Danny Woodhead-SD
44 David Johnson-AZ
45 Darren Sproles-PHI (12.05)
46 David Cobb-TEN®
47 Denard Robinson-JAX starter? (RB64 13.02)
48 R Mathews-PHI (HC for D Murray)
49 Fred Jackson-BUF (RB41 13.03)
50 DeAngelo Williams-PIT starting for 3g? (R62, 12th ADP)
51 Roy Helu-OAK 13.11
62 James White-NE (Travis Cadet) (R69, 15th)
53 Theo Riddick-DET (R47,15th)
54 Matt Jones-WAS ® (?)
55 J Mckinnon-MIN-12th
56 Terrence West-CLE-13th
57 Monte Ball-DEN-R66,11th
58 Cameron Artis Payne-CAR RB2
59 Knile Davis-KC
60 Andre Williams-NYG R60, 11th
61 Jay Ajayi-MIA ®
62 Steven Ridley-NYJ (Could start on PUP miss 6 wks)

63 Zac Stacy-NYJ


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Pros vs Joes League #5 "Saturday Night Special" is tonight Monday Night!


The 2015 FFPC Pros vs. Joes Challenge continues tonight with League #5 The "Saturday Night Special" League.  

This is a particularly tough league with outstanding Pros such as the Sablich Brothers from the NYTimes Fifth down blog, Jules McLean from FantasyFreakingFootball.com (a long time rival of mine), David Dodds from FootballGuys.com (also a nemesis) and JJ Zachariason, author of The Late Round Quarterback and Rotoworld contributor. This will be a great draft to watch!

Watch this draft live on YouTube.com/HighStakesFantasyFootball. The draft is also covered LIVE on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour podcast hosted by Dave Gerczak and  Eric Balkman.

Here are the Pros and Joes In League #5

Monday July 27 @ 9 PM EST
1ProSablich Brothers - NYTimes Fifth down blog
2JoeGary Kuhr
3ProJules McLean - FantasyFreakinFootball.com
4JoeCraig Campbell
5ProBrandon Marianne Lee - HerFantasyFootball.com
6JoeBrian Pakulla
7ProKevin Cole - RotoViz.com
8JoeMichael Rader
9ProDavid Dodds - Footballguys.com
10JoeJoseph Pike
11ProJJ Zachariason - Numberfire.com
12JoeJamey Joseph

Here is the remaining schedule for the 2015 Pros Vs. Joes Drafts:
  • League #5: Saturday Night Special - Monday, July 27th 9p ET
  • League #6: Purple Drank - Tuesday, July 28th 10p ET
The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour airs normally Friday nights at 10/9c. You can also hang out with the high stakes players in the show's chat room if you want to listen live, but you an always listen on-demand via iTunesStitcher Radio or TuneIn Radio on your iPhone or Android device as well.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Watch the Pros vs Joes "The Love Boat" League #4 Draft starting now!


The 2015 FFPC Pros vs. Joes Challenge continues in 5 minutes with League #4 The "Love Boat" League.  

Watch this draft live on YouTube.com/HighStakesFantasyFootball. The draft is also covered LIVE on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour podcast hosted by Dave Gerczak and  Eric Balkman.

Here are the Pros and Joes In League #4

Sunday July 26 @ 8 PM EST
1JoeDerek Brinkman
2ProAlex Miglio / Austin Lee - Footballguys.com
3JoePaul Friel
4ProJonathan Bales - FantasyLabs.com
5JoeKevin Slegel
6ProScott Fish - DynastyLeagueFootball.com
7JoeMichael Sheffer
8ProCorey Parson - SiriusXMFantasyRadio
9JoeMatthew Stewart
10ProBob Butterfield - AllPurposeRoto.com
11JoeJared Grugett
12ProSlam Hendricks - ExtraPointPress.com

Here is the remaining schedule for the 2015 Pros Vs. Joes Drafts:
  • League #5: Saturday Night Special - Monday, July 27th 9p ET
  • League #6: Purple Drank - Tuesday, July 28th 10p ET
The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour airs normally Friday nights at 10/9c. You can also hang out with the high stakes players in the show's chat room if you want to listen live, but you an always listen on-demand via iTunesStitcher Radio or TuneIn Radio on your iPhone or Android device as well.


Fantasy Football Tips (2nd Edition): 230 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting ($12.95) www.amazon.com/dp/1936635151

Books from Extra Point Press:




Fantasy Football Guidebook (2nd Edition): Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football ($19.95) http://www.amazon.com/dp/0982428650

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fantasy-football-guidebook-sam-hendricks/1008633837

Fantasy Football Basics: The Ultimate "How to" Guide for Beginners available ($10.95) at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/0982428634