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RotoAnalysis Week 2 Rankings

Last week we placed 43rd out of 134 fantasy experts in the FantasyPros Accuracy contest, and look to move higher up the leaderboard in Week 2 with some bold calls and aggressive ranks of our favorite players. At QB, we really like Andrew Luck, Jake Locker, and Colin Kaepernick, while we’re low on Matt Ryan, [...]

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RotoAnalysis Week 1 Rankings

Last year we were near the middle of the pack in FantasyPros Expert Accuracy Contest, ranking 62nd of over 125 fantasy sites and experts. This year we’re shooting for the top 10, and are starting with the top options in Week 1. There may be a few changes before Sunday, but this is how we [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 20 Kickers

Ah, kickers. They’re fun to hate in the scheme of fantasy football, but it wouldn’t be the same without them. Pick one and cross your fingers, there’s only so much analysis one can do. Matt Prater is our #13 kicker because we wouldn’t draft him in a 12 team league, but would pick him up [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 20 Defenses

The Seahawks are everybody’s #1 D, but who comes after that? We go 20 deep with our season-long thoughts, but find weekly rankings for defenses far more important. Streaming defenses has become a common strategy, and if you don’t have a defense that is playing at an elite level each week, it’s definitely the way [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 25 Tight Ends

Much like every other fantasy position, the outlook on drafting and playing tight ends has completely changed over the past few seasons. Unlike other positions, however, it mainly comes as the result of a couple individual players. Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates may have ushered in the era of the Tight End, but Jimmy Graham [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 75 Wide Receivers

Just like at quarterback, there are a ton of viable options each week at wide reciever. Some of the luck in fantasy football comes in picking the right lineups and who will score any given touchdown one week, making WR an inconsistent and frustrating position. As great as Calvin Johnson is, his owners were hugely [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 75 Running Backs

As the league has become more and more pass-heavy, team’s resort to more and more running back committees to torture fantasy owners and dilute the fantasy talent pool at running back. Jamaal Charles, the #1 RB, had 295 points last season. Only 17 other backs had more than HALF of that total. The #20 RB, [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 25 Quarterbacks

After a bit of a hiatus, RotoAnalysis co-founders Matt Cott & Matt Schwimmer are back with their final preseason rankings for the 2014 season. At quarterback, we unanimously have Peyton has #1, but really view it as a clear top 3 where Brees or Rodgers is nearly as likely to finish atop the leaderboard. The [...]

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