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The Fantasy Backups
56 minutes | 2 years ago
Baker Is Not An Omnithrower (Season 2 Week 2)
It's week 2 of the football season and the Backups are here to talk week 1 stars, injuries, and what to look for in week 2! They talk about Devin Singletary passing the eye test, Baker Mayfield's potential inability to pass to his left, and more.
23 minutes | 2 years ago
Tannehill Tennessee WR (Season 2 Episode 1)
Football is back and so are The Fantasy Backups (minus Murphy)! They talk about important player news for players like Zeke Elliot and David Montgomery and discuss week 1 matchups.
43 minutes | 2 years ago
Kitchens - the Ultimate RB Name? (Season 2 Preseason Episode 1)
The Fantasy Backups are back (up?) for the start of season 2! We kick off our coverage of the 2019-2020 season talking about top story lines like OBJ moving to the Browns, Melvin Gordon's ongoing holdout, the potential of the incoming rookies, and more! Stay up to date with our latest episodes and posts on our website fantasybackups.com, on Twitter @fantasybackups, and on Facebook at The Fantasy Backups.
78 minutes | 2 years ago
The Other, Other Baldwin Brother (Week 17 Overview)
The Backups return for the last episode of the regular fantasy season to give you week 17 championship advice! They discuss why you shouldn't play Kyle Rudolph after his big week 16, whether Kenny Golladay or Amari Cooper is the more valuable dynasty asset (and if Cooper is a good play this week), starting Doug Baldwin despite the tough matchup against the Cardinals, and more. Good luck this week! The Fantasy Backups will be releasing episodes all fantasy off-season as well, so be sure to subscribe on your favorite podcast platform to get our latest episodes! Look for us on Twitter for start/sit advice before the big game this week as well: @FantasyBackups
63 minutes | 2 years ago
Bears, Beets, and Khalil Mack (Week 16 Overview)
It's finally time: the Championship week (for most of you) is here! The Backups debate whether or not you can play Mike Williams in the 'ship, why they think you need an OBJ replacement, Tevin Coleman's huge game, Marlon Mack being a must-start, and more. Good luck this week! Be sure to look for us on Twitter for Start/Sit advice for the big game: https://twitter.com/FantasyBackups
52 minutes | 2 years ago
Noteworthy Notable Players of Note (Week 15 Overview)
Week 2 of the playoffs is upon us and the Backups are here to help you with all your fantasy decisions! They discuss what you should do with Steelers running backs, why Goff is a must start after two poor weeks, keeping Kenny Stills out of your lineup, starting Derrick Henry (as a FLEX), and more!
51 minutes | 2 years ago
Butt Fumble Ragnarok (Week 14 Overview)
It's fantasy playoffs time and the Backups are here to help you with all your week 14 fantasy decisions! They discuss why Tyler Boyd is still a solid start sans AJ Green, Jeff Wilson's high-floor FLEX value with Breida out, Mark Sanchez's impact on the Redskins offense, Curtis Samuel's downplayed value, and more!
49 minutes | 2 years ago
The Eagle's Share of the Carries (Week 13 Overview)
The Backups finally have all their members back and they're here to give you week 13 fantasy advice! They talk about Evan Engram's hamstring injury and ROS outlook, Reuben Foster's release and why it matters, Josh Adam's bright future, what to do if Fournette is suspended, and more.
38 minutes | 2 years ago
Special Edition (Week 12 Injuries and Players of Note)
This is a "special edition" Thanksgiving week episode with Jim and Alex where they cover injuries from week 11 and players of note for week 12. Look for additional fantasy updates and potentially some matchup breakdowns on Twitter @FantasyBackups throughout the week! What we cover in this episode: Injuries - Alex Smith, Marcus Mariota, Kerryon Johnson, and OJ Howard. Players of Note - Jameis Winston/Ryan Fitzpatrick, Peyton Barber, Tre'Quan Smith, Aaron Jones, Kenny Golladay, TY Hilton, Mike Evans, Joey Bosa (Chargers D/ST), Josh Adams, DJ Moore, Christian Kirk, Adrian Peterson, and Lamar Jackson.
84 minutes | 2 years ago
Elevation In Tomatoes (Week 11 Overview)
All three hosts are back at it again, helping you with week 11 start/sit and waiver wire questions! We discuss T.Y. Hilton's value after two disappointing weeks, Matthew Stafford's fall from QB1 status, why you should give Doug Martin one more start, and more.
85 minutes | 3 years ago
Rise of the Scantron (Week 10 Overview)
Two of the Backups are here to help you with all of your week 10 start/sit and waiver wire questions! We discuss Marquez Valdes-Scantling (AKA Scantron) and why he's arguably the top waiver wire target this week, speculate on the James Conner vs. Bell situation, and discuss a resurgent Duke Johnson's start value in week 10.
93 minutes | 3 years ago
"It's Pronounced Uzomah, Not Uzomah" (Week 9 Overview)
The Backups are here to help you with all of your week 9 questions and concerns. Just don't ask us to correctly pronounce a player's name! We discuss how Doug Martin and Isaiah Crowell are solids starts this week, whether or not you should roster a Bengals tight end, why you should pick up DJ Moore, and more.
93 minutes | 3 years ago
Alexa Ruins Everything (Week 8 Overview)
The Backups are back from their BYE week to help you with all your week 8 fantasy football questions! We discuss the Amari Cooper trade, whether or not Raheem Mostert is a good spot start, the emergence of Kerryon Johnson, and more!
10 minutes | 3 years ago
Breakouts and Over-Performers (Mini-episode)
This week the Fantasy Backups strike back in mini form, this time looking at some of the players who have broken out on their new teams, as well as some of the players that have over-performed their average draft position (ADP). The Backups give some insight on the rest of season (ROS) value of these players in rapid fire format.
82 minutes | 3 years ago
Pay Us With Gum (Week 6 Overview)
The Backups are here to help you with all your week 6 fantasy football questions! We discuss sitting Jarvis Landry this week, why you shouldn’t worry about Lynch, Winston as a QB streamer, and more! We will accept payment in the form of gum for fantasy advice (just kidding we’re free).
82 minutes | 3 years ago
Dallas TE Apocalypse (Week 5 Overview)
The Backups are here to inform you on who to start, sit, and pick up in week 5! We talk about Corey Davis' breakout, the wasteland that is TE, the (pseudo)science behind Amari Cooper's good and bad fantasy weeks, and more.
79 minutes | 3 years ago
We're Beautiful on the Inside (Week 4 Overview)
The Backups are back for another episode and we're here to inform you on who to start, sit, and pick up in week 4! We talk about Chris Carson's emergence, Aaron Rodgers health, Calvin Ridley's three touchdown game, and more!
76 minutes | 3 years ago
Where the Fitzmagic Happens (Week 3 Overview)
Sit down with the Backups and learn what you need to know about who to play, pick up, and sit in week 3 of the 2018 season! We talk Ryan Fitzmagic, which Ravens wide receiver to play this week, why Andrew Luck isn't a recommended start, and more!
118 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 9– You’re So Pettis (Week 2 Overview)
The Fantasy Backups return after a week hiatus to give you everything you need to know about who to play, pick up, and sit in week 2 of the 2018 season! Listen to Alex gloat about Dante Pettis’ lucky touchdown, the group argue about the value of surprise sensation Phillip Lindsay, and much more.
93 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 8- The One with the Other Alex (NFC North and AFC North Breakdown)
The Fantasy Backups bring in guest host Alex Gauch to fill in for Alex Murphy and break down each team in the NFC and AFC West, discussing who they think are the fantasy relevant players in redraft and who to keep an eye on in dynasty!
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