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Valentine's Day matchmaker with Philip Rivers, Amari Cooper and the 2020 free agent class

2/14/2020
It’s the second full week of February, and for many folks, that means love is in the air — yes, Valentine’s Day. And in the spirit of happy couples, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon decided to play matchmaker in the latest fantasy football podcast. But instead of bringing couples to the perfect V-Day restaurant or pairing a significant other with the perfect gift, they’re taking the top soon-to-be free agents and placing them in a new team. [Yahoo Sportsbook powered by BetMGM: Deposit $10, Get...

Duration:00:57:59

Looking at 2020 RBs, WRs, and TEs — and should Taysom Hill be FLEX eligible?

2/7/2020
After yet another playoff comeback from a 10+ point deficit, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers to claim the Lombardi Trophy at Super Bowl LIV. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon recap their weeks in Miami (0:35) and big game (7:35) on the latest fantasy football podcast. [Yahoo Sportsbook powered by BetMGM: Deposit $10, Get $100 in Free Bets. NJ only. 21+. Terms apply] Elsewhere in the NFL, Matt asked Taysom Hill about his fantasy eligibility, and the...

Duration:00:46:53

Chiefs vs 49ers: Taking a longer look at both backfields and Deebo vs. Mecole in 2020

1/30/2020
With the big game just a few days away, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon preview the matchup and much more from Radio Row in Miami on the latest fantasy football podcast! Before they get to that, breaking news out of Chicago: Mitchell Trubisky went under the knife to fix an injured shoulder. Could this cure his passing woes from 2019? Too bad it was his non-throwing shoulder that was injured the whole time. Loza continues to lament the QB situation in the Windy City. (0:35) Later, our experts give...

Duration:00:30:43

Packers & Titans post-mortem, Eli retiring, and ranking the QBs in 2020

1/24/2020
This is it. The matchup is set. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will meet for all the marbles at Super Bowl LIV. Who ya got? Liz Loza and Matt Harmon give their initial thoughts on the matchup in the latest fantasy football podcast. But we can’t forget about the teams the Chiefs and 49ers beat to get here. Liz and Matt give their thoughts on both the Titans and Packers — two squads that probably played beyond their means in these playoffs. (1:10) [Yahoo Sportsbook...

Duration:00:45:17

Divisional round recap, championship preview, and more coaching changes

1/14/2020
The NFL playoffs have not disappointed thus far, giving Liz Loza and Matt Harmon a lot to discuss on the latest fantasy football podcast! Kicking off the weekend, Kyle Shanahan, Robert Saleh and the San Francisco 49ers put on a show on both sides of the ball, completely dominating the Minnesota Vikings. Particularly impressive was the re-emergence of Tevin Coleman in the SF backfield. As always, the 49ers RB situation is hard to parse from a fantasy angle, but it demands your attention....

Duration:00:58:58

The coaching carousel is in full spin and divisional playoff round preview

1/9/2020
Happy New Year! A LOT has happened since our last episode, but Liz Loza and Matt Harmon are back to talk all things football in the latest fantasy podcast. First up, the coaching carousel is in full effect, as one of the biggest pieces was knocked off the board. Jason Garrett is gone from Dallas, replaced by veteran coach Mike McCarthy, which feels a little bit like going from vanilla ice cream to ... artisanal vanilla ice cream. Liz and Matt explain why the move is probably good news for...

Duration:01:04:30

Week 17 Preview: What went right and wrong in fantasy in 2019

12/27/2019
Well, the fantasy championships are over — UNLESS your championship game is in Week 17. If you do, we are obligated by the fantasy overlords themselves to say: “Your league is crazy.” But, if you like to live dangerously, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon have you covered for Week 17 in the latest fantasy football podcast. [Yahoo Sportsbook powered by BetMGM: Deposit $10, Get $100 in Free Bets. NJ only. 21+. Terms apply] First things first: with the Ravens sitting Lamar Jackson (and others) for...

Duration:00:59:57

Week 16 Recap: Strange gifts and performances handed out in championship weekend

12/23/2019
Just in time for the holidays, the football gods gifted us a strange Week 16 to wrap up the 2019 fantasy football season. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss the wild Week 16 and the gifts they think each team received as a result of the weekend's games. For example, the Eagles gifted Cowboys fans what appears to be the end of the Jason Garrett era in Dallas. (01:22) Alvin Kamara found the end zone twice this week – his first scores since Week 3 – which might've been a gift that was too...

Duration:00:47:14

Week 16 Preview: What you need to know before your fantasy championship – and what's going on in Jacksonville?

12/20/2019
It’s fantasy championship week (unless your chip is in Week 17 — if so, probably should change that), and Liz Loza and Matt Harmon have you covered with all things Week 16 in the latest fantasy football podcast. [Play in Yahoo’s NFL $175K Baller. $10 entry fee and $15K to first place] One of the biggest news items heading into the fantasy championship is Dak Prescott dealing with an injured throwing shoulder. Prescott himself has said he’ll be good to go for the Cowboys’ must-win matchup...

Duration:00:57:29

Week 15 Recap: Fringe playoff heroes and recap of a crazy semifinal week

12/16/2019
What do Kenyan Drake, Breshad Perriman, Kenny Stills, Greg Ward, A.J. Brown, and Jamison Crowder all have in common? They probably sent some fantasy managers to the championship in Week 16. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon recap those performances and much more in the latest fantasy football podcast. (02:51) [Yahoo Sportsbook powered by BetMGM: Deposit $10, Get $100 in Free Bets. NJ only. 21+. Terms apply] It was a wild Week 15, with plenty of touchdowns to go around, making for some undoubtedly...

Duration:00:40:41

Week 15 Preview: Big injuries at the wrong time, and dreadful sits-starts for the semifinals

12/13/2019
One of the best feelings ever is to know you’re going into the fantasy football playoffs with a completely healthy lineup. Unfortunately, the way Week 14 went, it’s hard to have a completely healthy team right now. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss all those injury losses and more in the latest fantasy football podcast. [Play in Yahoo’s NFL $175K Baller. $10 entry fee and $15K to first place] The Philadelphia Eagles — who are trying to not only make the playoffs but beat out the Dallas...

Duration:00:53:48

Week 14 Recap: How the NFL playoff race is affecting your fantasy playoffs

12/9/2019
Sadly, we regret to inform you that the Patriots' dynasty is over. Kaput. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss the state of the Patriots dynasty and much more in the latest fantasy podcast. Speaking of contenders, they are few and far between in the NFL while there are a plethora of eliminated (or close to eliminated) teams. Yet, some of those teams are still putting up a fight. Liz and Matt talk about which teams are frisky (like the Broncos, Falcons, and Colts) and which teams are packing it...

Duration:00:37:08

Week 14 Preview: Playoff injury roundup, Eli's last ride and one thought for each game

12/5/2019
Week 14. The start of the fantasy playoffs. Whether you made the tournament or are on the outside looking in, it’s been a wild, memorable season, and it’s safe to say that the best could be yet to come. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss the start of the playoffs and the players you need to know about on the latest fantasy football podcast. [Play in Yahoo’s NFL $200K Baller. $10 entry fee and $20K to first place] Though the fantasy playoffs are set to begin for many leagues in Week 14, that...

Duration:01:01:28

Week 13 Recap: Turkey day leftovers & a week for the underdogs

12/2/2019
RIP to most Survivor entries. Our thoughts are with everyone who trusted Sam Darnold this week. Salute to those of you who trusted the likes of DeVante Parker and Derrius Guice in a must-win Week 13. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss all those performances and more from a crazy Week 13 the latest fantasy football podcast. After recapping some of the Thanksgiving action (03:04), and the Ravens/49ers matchup of the day (14:04), Liz and Matt break down Sunday’s slate which was full of...

Duration:00:54:13

Week 13 Preview: Turkey day action and a MNF beat-down

11/27/2019
Liz Loza and Matt Harmon are back with a special Wednesday edition of the fantasy football podcast, ahead of the turkey apocalypse otherwise known as Thanksgiving! [Play in Yahoo’s NFL $200K Baller. $10 entry fee and $20K to first place] But Thanksgiving is on Thursday, how about that you-know-what whoopin’ the Ravens put on the Rams on Monday night? Liz & Matt gush about Lamar, lament the Rams & preview the NFC West matchup between the Rams & Cardinals later in the week. Are we sure...

Duration:01:00:19

Week 12 Recap: Backup RBs go off, more Wentz worry and is it N'Keal Harry time?

11/25/2019
Sure, Christian McCaffrey and Nick Chubb had big days, as expected, but a lot of backup running backs had memorable outings in Week 12. Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss the captivating performances from Rashaad Penny, Latavius Murray, Qadree Ollison, Benny Snell and more in the latest fantasy football podcast. (01:25) Liz and Matt hit mostly every game from Week 12’s Sunday slate, including fantasy owners finally getting a solid look at first round Patriots WR N’Keal Harry. Should fantasy...

Duration:00:55:04

Week 12 Preview: Strong second-half rookies, are the Falcons good now and is Rivers washed?

11/22/2019
Are we seeing the end of Philip Rivers? On a scale of 1-gross, how bad was Goff vs. Trubisky last week? Oh, and what’s going on with Nelson Agholor’s supposed burner account? Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss that and much more on the latest Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast, starting with the...shall we say...rough outing between the Rams and Bears last Sunday night. (1:30) On Monday night, the Chiefs beat the Chargers in Mexico City, but most notable were Philip Rivers' 4 picks. Is the...

Duration:00:52:41

Week 11 Recap: Kyler is heating up, Lamar is on fire and what's wrong with Watson & Wentz?

11/18/2019
Four passing touchdowns. 222 passing yards. 86 yards on the ground. Just another day in the office for Lamar Jackson. The MVP front-runner (don't @ us, Russell Wilson lovers) is continuing his hot streak and despite losing this weekend, Kyler Murray is showing strong flashes that he could be Lamar Jackson (or Patrick Mahomes, or Cam Newton) 2.0. Matt Harmon is joined by Dalton Del Don on a Week 11 Sunday night to discuss the results of the too-close-for comfort San Francisco 49ers win over...

Duration:00:58:49

Week 11 Preview: Nick Foles is back, RBs to stash and WR3s to stream

11/15/2019
Well, as fun as Minshew Mania was, it has indeed come to an end. Nick Foles is returning to the Jaguars this week, but what does it mean for the fantasy values of Jaguar studs like Leonard Fournette and D.J. Chark? (1:10) Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss that and much more on the latest Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast. [Play in Yahoo’s NFL $200K Baller. $10 entry fee and $20K to first place] Elsewhere in the NFL, two of the top tight ends in fantasy won’t be on the field in Week 11. Austin...

Duration:01:02:24

Week 10 Recap: Barkley, Kamara, Johnson falter & a rare O.J. Howard sighting

11/11/2019
Alvin Kamara. Saquon Barkley. David Johnson. There is no doubt that these three names were among the first six or seven picks in your league. Yet today, Kamara was only RB14 on the week and Barkley & Johnson...you don't want to know (1:21). Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss these star running back performances and much more in the latest fantasy football podcast. Moving from the broad strokes of disappointing RBs to recapping the Sunday games: - O.J. Howard made an extremely rare...

Duration:00:53:01