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PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with Ian Hartitz

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Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Ian Hartitz breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.

Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Ian Hartitz breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.

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United States

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Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Ian Hartitz breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.

Language:

English


Episodes

Wide receiver breakdown with Matt Harmon

7/14/2020
Ian Hartitz talks all things wide receivers with the creator of Reception Perception, Yahoo’s Matt Harmon. Could Davante Adams overtake Michael Thomas as the fantasy WR1 (4:02) in 2020? Uncertainty with Deandre Hopkins on a new team (11:21), hoping for an Odell Beckham Jr. rebound (22:09), and hyping up A.J. Brown to get more targets (33:49). Discussion on Terry McLaurin (37:38), Henry Ruggs (41:20), D.J. Moore (44:00), Calvin Ridley (47:17), and so much more.

Duration:00:51:38

2020 Baltimore Ravens Fantasy Football Preview

7/13/2020
Ian Hartitz dives in on the Baltimore Ravens as the 2020 NFL season approaches. He discusses the Ravens roster from a fantasy football perspective and breaks down players like Lamar Jackson, Mark Ingram, Marquise Brown, and Mark Andrews.

Duration:00:11:16

Running back breakdown with Justin Boone

7/9/2020
Ian Hartitz talks all things running backs with The Score's lead fantasy analyst Justin Boone. Both Ian and Justin are incredibly high on Kenyan Drake's potential as a three-down workhorse (6:40), and there's also value to be had among some of the league's veteran backs that switched teams. Detailed discussion includes thoughts on Aaron Jones (16:00), Clyde Edwards-Helaire (22:35), Melvin Gordon & Chris Carson (31:00), David Montgomery (35:30), Raheem Mostert (38:10), James Conner (53:15)...

Duration:01:02:01

Quarterback breakdown with Evan Silva

7/7/2020
Ian Hartitz kicks off the new-look PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with a discussion of the league's QB landscape with Establish The Run's Evan Silva. Lamar Jackson vs. Patrick Mahomes (3:45) as the QB1 leads to the realization that there are two fairly clear-cut tiers of players atop the position. Detailed discussion (8:38) includes thoughts on Carson Wentz, Josh Allen, more Josh Allen, Daniel Jones, Joe Burrow, Gardner Minshew, Teddy Bridgewater and Tyrod Taylor.

Duration:00:56:23

Big Announcement

6/8/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's podcast with some talk about the NFL opening training camp early and the possibilities of Devonta Freeman signing with an NFL team before camp starts. Jeff then shares a big announcement.

Duration:00:16:23

Fantasy State of the Position: Quarterback

6/5/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some quick thoughts on the Buccaneers running a 12-personnel base offense and how this will impact Chris Godwin, Mike Evans, and the tight ends. Jeff then dives into quarterback and breaks down the entire position heading into 2020 fantasy football drafts. Topics include: why he won't be drafting Lamar Jackson or Patrick Mahomes, middle-round quarterbacks to target, and Jeff's patented safe-and-upside approach with players to target in the late...

Duration:00:26:53

Fantasy State of the Position: Tight End

6/1/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show on the fantasy echo chamber and how to use game theory to your advantage in fantasy football drafts. He then dives into the state of the position for tight ends heading into the 2020 fantasy football draft season. Jeff talks about why it isn't necessarily advantageous to take an elite option, which players could give you the biggest ROI in the middle round, what to do with Gronk, deeper candidates who could break into the top 10, and streaming options...

Duration:00:21:37

How to Pick Your Keepers + DeAndre Hopkins' 2020 Outlook

5/29/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some quick thoughts on what factors will impact DeAndre Hopkins' production in 2020 with the Arizona Cardinals. Jeff then breaks down the thought process behind a very tricky keeper decision involving Dalvin Cook and George Kittle.

Duration:00:18:21

Trade Vetoes Suck + The Diontae Johnson Hype Continues

5/28/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some quick thoughts on why trade vetoes are one of the worst things about fantasy football. He then dives into the escalating hype for Diontae Johnson, why he loves Parris Campbell as a late-round guy in best ball, why LeSean McCoy is a better signing with Philly than Devonta Freeman for Miles Sanders, and Aaron Jones contract talk.

Duration:00:17:28

Player Prop Bets To Hammer + The Jets Upgraded O-Line

5/27/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some thoughts on the Jets offensive line and how their offseason moves could impact Le'Veon Bell. He also points out an interesting positional designation on ESPN and makes a case for exploiting gaps in your league's rules. Jeff then wraps things up with some of his favorite season-long player prop bets on FanDuel.

Duration:00:24:50

10 Players to Target in the First 10 Rounds of Drafts

5/26/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe is back with some good news on the NFL front with more states opening up for sports. Jeff then dives into 10 players to target in the first 10 rounds of drafts who he views as a value at their current ADP. He also breaks down how the optimal draft strategy is starting to unfold based on ADP trends.

Duration:00:25:18

No Days Off! + Jeff's Fantasy League Formats

5/25/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe takes no days off and is here with a special Memorial Day edition of the pod. He kicks things off with some quick thoughts on Carlos Hyde signing with the Seahawks. Jeff then has a little fun and breaks down the structure and unique settings/formats of some of his personal leagues.

Duration:00:20:58

Concern for Miles Sanders Fantasy Stock?

5/22/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with his thoughts on Adam Caplan's projection of 15-18 touches per game for Miles Sanders and what this workload would mean for Sanders' fantasy value. Jeff then briefly touches on Dak Prescott and Patrick Mahomes and gives some quick notes on Patriots rookie WR Jeff Thomas. He wraps up the show with Andy Reid's troll job on the NFL's proposed alternative to the on-side kick.

Duration:00:15:00

10 Players to Avoid in the First 5 Rounds

5/21/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with some quick thoughts on Josh Gordon. He then breaks down the Rams backfield, when he expects Justin Herbert to be under center for the Chargers, and the potential impact of Carlos Hyde or Devonta Freeman signing with the Seahawks or Eagles. Jeff then gives you 10 players to avoid at their current ADPs in the first five rounds of your fantasy football drafts.

Duration:00:22:58

Is Taysom Hill the Guy After Brees? + Cliche Sports Debates

5/20/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's with some thoughts on Jay Glazer's suggestion that Taysom Hill could be the guy at quarterback for the Saints after Drew Bress along with his take on praise from the Chiefs coaching staff for Clyde Edwards-Helaire. Jeff then elaborates on his comment from Monday's pod that David Montgomery won't be a bell cow this year. He wraps things up by having a little fun with some cliche sports debate topics.

Duration:00:24:05

Projected Starting Lineups for All 32 Teams

5/19/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the projected starting lineups for all 32 teams at PFF.com and gives insights an analysis on what these projections mean for fantasy purposes. Topics include: who mans the slot for the Cowboys, what to do about the 49ers backfield, who projects as the starting RB in Indy, a surprise starter projected for the Chargers, and more.

Duration:00:21:17

Which Rookie CBs Shadowed in College? + Why David Montgomery Isn't a Bell Cow

5/18/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe kicks off today's show with a quick comment on Ben Roethlisberger and the breaks down how Nyheim Hines and Tarik Cohen impact their respective backfields. Here, Jeff gets into why David Montgomery doesn't project as a bell cow. Jeff then dives into shadow coverage at the college level and breaks down which of the top corners in this year's draft were asked to shadow at the college level in 2019.

Duration:00:21:53

TE Fantasy Strength of Schedule

5/15/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the best and worst fantasy football schedules for tight ends on today's show. He kicks things off with some thoughts on Evan Engram's schedule and then breaks down his plan for how to attack the position in fantasy drafts. Jeff then talks about why it's a good thing to play in the NFC East. He then dives into some thoughts on Mike Gesicki and makes a case for Travis Kelce as the greatest fantasy football tight end of all time.

Duration:00:22:23

QB Fantasy Strength of Schedule

5/14/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the best and worst fantasy football schedules for quarterbacks on today's show. He kicks things off with some thoughts on San Francisco's schedule and then breaks down why Dak Prescott's schedule could be tricky during the fantasy playoffs. Jeff then talks about Kirk Cousins' outlook and why he's trying to get shares of Matthew Stafford. He then dives into some concerns for the Raiders passing game and how Josh Allen's brutal schedule impacts his fantasy draft...

Duration:00:23:01

WR Fantasy Strength of Schedule

5/13/2020
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the best and worst fantasy football schedules for wide receivers on today's show. He kicks things off with some thoughts on Tampa's schedule and then breaks down why Marvin Jones comes in so high in his projections. Jeff then talks about the Chargers passing game and what he likes about Dionatae Johnson. He then dives into some concerns for the Rams passing game and the brutal matchups for all AFC East wideouts.

Duration:00:22:58