The Fantasy Backups

A laid-back redraft and dynasty fantasy football podcast

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We talk Deshaun Watson and his elite (or otherwise) dynasty QB value
The Fantasy Backups – Episode 5 (The Fantasy Terminators)
  Play the episode: Download Episode 5 – The Fantasy Terminators The Fantasy Backups go Terminator, break down their top
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Isaiah Crowell broke fantasy players' hearts last season much like he broke tackles in this image
The Not-So-Sexy Running Back that Will Win You Your League – Part 2
Everyone wants that home run running back lottery pick that blows the lid off a fantasy season and helps you
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Philip Rivers is a huge value at his current ADP.
Value Picks: The Later Rounds
When thinking draft strategy, we typically look in the early rounds, as those rounds can make or break your team
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The Not-So-Sexy Running Back Pick That Will Win You Your League
Everyone wants that home run running back lottery pick that blows the lid off a fantasy season and helps you
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Dollar Bets – 2018 Season

Dollar Bets are honor bets between the Backups where the winner receives exactly $1. Yeah, pretty self explanatory.

  1. Alex bets Ben and Jim that Dante Pettis will finish as a top-30 fantasy WR this season. (Alex – “I’m so screwed on this one.”) Jim and Ben win the dollar!
  2. Alex bets Ben that Alshon Jeffery will outproduce Nelson Agholor this year despite Jeffery’s offseason shoulder surgery. Alex wins the dollar!
  3. Ben bets Alex that Philip Rivers will be a top 5 QB play for week 2. RESULT: Rivers is a QB1 for week 2 but not a top 5 QB. Alex wins the dollar!
  4. Alex bets Jim that Gio Bernard finishes as an RB2 or better in week 3. RESULT: Gio Bernard finishes as a high-end RB2. Alex wins the dollar!
  5. Ben bets Alex that Baker Mayfield finishes as a top-12 QB in week 8. Baker Mayfield finishes outside the top 12. Alex wins the dollar!
  6. Jim bets Alex that Eric Ebron will outscore Jack Doyle from week 11 through the rest of the season. Doyle is out for the season with a shoulder injury, Jim wins the dollar!
  7. Alex bets Ben that Dante Pettis finishes top-30 in week 16. Dante Pettis gets injured in the 1st quarter, Ben wins the dollar!

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