Fantasy Focus Football

Fantasy Focus Football

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ESPN fantasy experts Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Stephania Bell, Mike Clay and Daniel Dopp provide daily strategy, previews and injury reports.


Steelers & Browns Double Trouble
Aug 7 • 63 min
Matthew, Field and Stephania break down the Steelers and Browns before answering your questions and dynamic duo trivia!
Ravens & Bengals Double Trouble
Aug 6 • 63 min
Matthew, Field and Stephania break down the Ravens and Bengals before answering your questions and rookie receiver trivia!
Vikings & Bears Double Trouble
Aug 5 • 64 min
Matthew and Field break down the Vikings and Bears before answering your questions and nailing running back trivia!
Packers & Lions Double Trouble
Aug 4 • 63 min
The crew breaks down everything you need to know about the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions before some running back trivia!
And We’re Back
Aug 3 • 61 min
The crew is back coming to you live from a new studio, an underground bunker and a spare room in Stephania’s house! We’re talking player news, opt-outs, and how you should plan for the unexpected when it comes to your fantasy league in 2020.
Cam’s Fantasy Value in New England
Jun 28 • 13 min
Emergency Podcast! Matthew and Field discuss Cam Newton’s signing with the Patriots, what it means for his fantasy value, how it affects his WRs & does this hurt Sony Michel?
Rising Stars
May 19 • 46 min
In honor of the NFLPA’s release of this years’ Rising Stars list, Matthew and Field break down each players fantasy value heading into the season. Plus, Matthew Berry and Browns RB Nick Chubb discuss the outlook for the Browns offense in 2020.
Fantasy Summit Live Mock Draft
May 8 • 74 min
The entire fantasy crew sits down to close out our 2020 Fantasy Summit with a live mock draft, breaking down picks in real time and discussing our draft strategies.
Alex Smith on His Life Threatening Leg Injury
May 1 • 30 min
It was one of the most gruesome injuries in NFL history. On November 18, 2018, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered a compound fracture to his right leg, which became dangerously infected. The injury would threaten to cost Smith his leg,…
Draft Recap
Apr 27 • 73 min
The crew breaks down the fantasy value of the new rookie class and discuss which rookies are worth drafting in 10-team PPR leagues & which could have mid-season waiver value.
NFL Draft Day Drama
Apr 23 • 26 min
The NFL Draft is finally here! Tonight, all of the big questions will be answered. Questions like, how is this online format going to work? Even if there are no hackers, how will teams make decisions remotely, with no war room? What will the draft board…
Free Agency - Pt. 2
Mar 25 • 30 min
Matthew and Field break down the latest around NFL free agency including Todd Gurley signing with the Falcons, Melvin Gordon heading to Denver and more.
Free Agency Podcast
Mar 18 • 46 min
The guys discuss Tom Brady’s value with the Bucs and how he’ll impact those around him. Plus, breaking down the new value of Hooper, Rivers, Bridgewater, Howard and more.
Pre-Agency Podcast
Mar 17 • 33 min
The crew breaks down the fantasy outlook for Nuk, Kyler, Drake, DJ, Deshaun and the Texans pass catchers. Plus, who benefits the most with Diggs heading to Buffalo.
NFL Combine 2020
Feb 27 • 48 min
The entire crew comes to you from the 2020 NFL Combine where we talk Austin Ekeler, Aaron Jones, Packers WR2, Cardinals RBs, Falcons RBs, OJ Howard and bunch more!
Super Bowl DFS Preview
Jan 23 • 45 min
Clay, Squirrel and Smizzle break down the DFS slate for the Super Bowl including the best value plays for the big game.
Championship Round DFS Preview
Jan 16 • 43 min
Clay, Squirrel and Smizzle break down the DFS slate for the Championship Round of the playoffs including the best value plays for the weekend.
Divisional Round DFS Preview
Jan 9 • 36 min
Clay, Soppe and Smizzle break down the DFS slate for the Divisional Round of the playoffs including their best value plays for the week.
Wild Card Weekend DFS Preview
Jan 2 • 34 min
Clay, Squirrel and Smizzle break down the Wild Card Weekend DFS slate including their favorite value plays and which players may surprise you.
2019 Fantasy Focus Awards Show
Dec 30, 2019 • 64 min
The crew hands out the “06010ies” for awards like the Biggest Disappointment, Playoff MVP, Player Of The Year and more!
Week 17 Preview
Dec 23, 2019 • 64 min
The crew talks teams with nothing to play for (4:56), streaming options (14:49), injury concerns (30:50) and your social questions (57:41).
Week 16 Preview
Dec 20, 2019 • 66 min
The crew talks major injury concerns (4:41), Love/Hate (40:25), players with “boom” potential (56:15) and Field and Stream (1:00:50).
Week 16 DFS Preview
Dec 19, 2019 • 39 min
Mike Clay and Kyle Soppe break down the Week 16 DFS slate including their favorite value plays, how injuries change some values and the players worth the price.
Week 16 Waivers
Dec 17, 2019 • 62 min
Matthew and Field talk a MNF recap (6:40), waiver wire adds (36:22) and your social questions (50:34).
Week 15 Recap Show
Dec 16, 2019 • 68 min
Matthew Berry and Field Yates recap all the important action from Week 15 including Dalvin Cook’s injury, Tyler Higbee’s continued production & struggling stars.
Week 15 Preview
Dec 13, 2019 • 73 min
The crew talks a TNF recap (7:10), major injury concerns (10:50), Love/Hate (33:10), measures WR confidence (45:23) and Field and Stream (1:02:32).
Week 15 DFS Preview
Dec 12, 2019 • 42 min
Clay, Squirrel and Smizzle break down the Week 15 DFS slate including their favorite value plays, which RBs are worth their high price tag and who has “alligator blood.”
Live from Dolby SoHo - A Star Wars Podcast
Dec 12, 2019 • 92 min
Matthew Berry, Stephania Bell and Daniel Dopp come to you live from Dolby Soho in NYC, in collaboration with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to bring you a TNF preview of Ravens-Jets, big injury updates and a Star Wars trivia game.
Week 15 Waivers
Dec 10, 2019 • 61 min
The crew talks a MNF recap (7:30), injury updates (17:45), waiver wire adds (36:01), some streaming options for the week (47:15) and your social questions (52:25).
Week 14 Recap
Dec 9, 2019 • 71 min
Field and Matthew recap all the Week 14 action including A MILLION INJURIES, potential clarity around the 49ers RBBC, if AJ Brown is the real deal and more.
Week 14 Preview
Dec 6, 2019 • 75 min
The crew talks last night’s TNF performances (3:41), injury updates (11:01), Love/Hate (26:30) and Field and Stream (1:10:02).
Week 14 TNF Preview & DFS
Dec 5, 2019 • 46 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down Cowboys-Bears and preview their favorite DFS value plays of Week 13 (and why CMC is still worth the high price tag).
Week 14 Waivers
Dec 3, 2019 • 63 min
Matthew and Field talk a MNF recap (5:44), injury updates (22:46), waiver wire adds (37:12) and your social questions (53:23).
Week 13 Recap
Dec 2, 2019 • 65 min
Field and Matthew break down all you need to know from the Thanksgiving Day games, why you can’t trust a Bucs RB and is Derrius Guice legit?
Week 13 DFS Preview
Nov 27, 2019 • 36 min
Clay, Squirrel & Smizzle break down the Week 13 DFS slate, discuss their favorite value plays and which superstars are worth paying up for.
Week 13 Preview
Nov 27, 2019 • 63 min
The crew talks injury updates (3:45), makes sense of RB committees (13:15), WR/CB matchups (40:28) and players ready to bounce back this week (52:30).
Week 13 Waivers
Nov 26, 2019 • 63 min
Matthew and Field talk a MNF recap (1:23), waiver wire adds (29:40), fantasy heartbreaks from this season (42:45) and your social questions (55:13).
Week 12 Recap
Nov 25, 2019 • 63 min
Matthew and Field talk the big performance from the Browns (3:46), what to do with Carson Wentz (24:30), what backfields to trust (30:45), if you should play Ryan Tannehill (49:50) and much more.
Week 12 DFS
Nov 22, 2019 • 27 min
Mike, Daniel & Smizzle break down the Week 12 DFS slate and discuss their favorite value plays and which superstars are worth their price tags.
Week 12 Overview
Nov 22, 2019 • 69 min
The crew talks injury updates (10:00), Love/Hate (35:37), Field and Stream (56:45) and tight end sleepers (1:03:45).
Week 12 TNF Preview
Nov 21, 2019 • 51 min
The crew talks a TNF Preview (6:04), WR/CB matchups (33:55) and answers your social questions (42:15).
Week 12 Updates
Nov 20, 2019 • 56 min
The crew talks injury updates (2:20), Fantasy 32 (16:45), Week 12 rankings (27:00) and your social questions (41:10).
Week 12 Waivers
Nov 19, 2019 • 62 min
The crew talks a MNF recap (3:34), waiver wire adds (34:52), players to trade for/players to get rid of (43:07) and your social questions (52:40).
Week 11 Recap
Nov 18, 2019 • 75 min
Matthew Berry and Field Yates break down all of the big takeaways from Week 11 including Marlon Mack’s injury, what to do with David Johnson and so much more.
Week 11 Overview
Nov 15, 2019 • 69 min
The crew talks injury updates (5:00), a running back committee breakdown (23:55), Love/Hate (41:58), Field and Stream (52:50) and your social questions (1:04:23).
Lamar vs. Deshaun: Dual-Threat Duel
Nov 15, 2019 • 20 min
On Sunday, we will see one of the most anticipated match-ups of the NFL season - Deshaun Watson taking on Lamar Jackson. The last time these QBs faced off, they were in college. Watson on his way to winning a national championship with Clemson. Jackson at…
Week 11 DFS
Nov 14, 2019 • 37 min
Mike, Daniel and Smizzle break down their favorite Week 11 value plays and discuss which stars are worth their high price tag. Join our free league: http://bit.ly/2XeVnFz
Week 11 TNF Preview
Nov 14, 2019 • 58 min
The crew talks injury updates (3:20), a TNF game preview (11:20), WR/CB matchups (32:16), ESPN Daily’s Mina Kimes joins the show (39:38) and your social questions (51:48).
Week 11 Updates
Nov 13, 2019 • 50 min
The crew talks injury updates (2:27), Fantasy 32 (18:41), Week 11 rankings (27:27) and answers your social questions (41:47).
Week 11 Waivers
Nov 12, 2019 • 60 min
Matthew and Field talk a MNF recap (9:30), injury updates (23:54), waiver wire adds (31:30) and answer your social questions (47:59).
Week 10 Recap
Nov 11, 2019 • 67 min
The crew recaps all the Week 10 action including what to make of disappointing performances from Saquon, DJ and Cooper Kupp. Plus, what is Kareem Hunt’s value?
Week 10 Overview
Nov 8, 2019 • 66 min
The crew talks last night’s TNF (3:04), injury concerns (12:49), what to do with Kareem Hunt (32:45), Field and Stream (43:53) and what to expect from Josh Gordon (57:04).
Week 10 DFS
Nov 7, 2019 • 34 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down the Week 10 DFS slate and discuss if CMC is still worth the price tag, their favorite value plays & much more.
Week 10 TNF Preview
Nov 7, 2019 • 53 min
The crew talks a TNF game preview (8:27), WR/CB matchups (28:07), playoff prep (36:30) and answers your social questions (42:30).
Week 10 Updates
Nov 6, 2019 • 61 min
The crew talks injury updates (3:31), Fantasy 32 (22:39), Week 10 rankings (30:32) and answers your social questions (49:20).
Week 10 Waivers
Nov 5, 2019 • 51 min
The crew gives a MNF recap (2:32), talks the top waiver wire adds (17:38) and answers your social questions (44:18).
Cleveland Chaos: Baker, OBJ, and the Failing of the Browns
Nov 5, 2019 • 16 min
Another NFL weekend. Another Browns loss, accompanied by off-the-field headlines. This time, player Jermaine Whitehead released after a series of threatening tweets. Cleveland’s season was not supposed to go this way. With the addition of OBJ, the team…
Week 9 Recap
Nov 4, 2019 • 69 min
The crew recaps Week 9 and discusses if it’s time to punt on Sam Darnold, do the Dolphins have fantasy relevance, the Bills/Chiefs/Bucs RBBC’s & struggling star WRs.
Week 9 Overview
Nov 1, 2019 • 74 min
The crew talks the new month (1:15), Lamar Jackson’s tough matchup against the Patriots (14:35), Patrick Mahomes’ health (27:12), Week 9 Love/Hate (38:10) and Field and Stream (59:30).
Week 9 DFS
Oct 31, 2019 • 34 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld discuss their favorite plays from Week 9, including why they feel like CMC is worth a full $10k of your budget.
Week 9 Spooky TNF Preview
Oct 31, 2019 • 49 min
The crew gets a sweet tooth (1:30) and talks injury updates (4:50), a TNF Preview (21:03) and answers your social questions (42:56).
Week 9 Updates
Oct 30, 2019 • 52 min
The crew talks Andy Dalton’s benching (2:30), Week 9 Fantasy 32 (10:34), rankings discussion (25:20) and your social questions (40:15).
Week 9 Waivers
Oct 29, 2019 • 59 min
Matthew and Field talk a MNF recap (3:42), injury updates (20:47), Week 9 waiver wire adds (36:10) and answer your social questions (48:35).
Kenyan Drake Trade & Week 8 Recap
Oct 28, 2019 • 76 min
Matthew and Field break down the Kenyan Drake trade and how it affects both sides, plus a full breakdown of the big Week 8 takeaways.
Week 8 Overview
Oct 25, 2019 • 64 min
The crew talks if both Vikings RB’s should be in your lineup (2:45), when Melvin Gordon will get going (15:53), if you should bench OBJ (44:00) and answers your social questions (59:22).
Week 8 DFS Preview
Oct 24, 2019 • 32 min
It’s the Week 8 CSS DFS podcast! The crew breaks down their favorite value plays and discuss which stars you should consider paying up for.
Week 8 TNF Preview
Oct 24, 2019 • 52 min
The crew talks Josh Gordon being put on IR (3:45), a TNF game preview (11:00), WR/CB matchups (26:57) and answers your social questions (38:56).
Week 8 Injury Updates
Oct 23, 2019 • 66 min
The crew talks injury updates (5:30), this week’s Fantasy 32 (22:40), rankings discussion (26:49) and answers your social questions (36:37). Plus, Matthew Berry interviews Nat Coombs ahead of the game in London (46:56).
Week 8 Waivers
Oct 22, 2019 • 64 min
Matthew and Field talk the Mohamed Sanu trade (4:30), recap MNF (17:30), waiver wire adds (35:38) and answer your social questions (55:24).
Week 7 Recap
Oct 21, 2019 • 76 min
Matthew and Field break down all the major takeaways from Week 7 including injuries for Mahomes and Ryan, why the Cardinals are the worst & Melvin Gordon’s struggles.
Week 7 Overview
Oct 18, 2019 • 74 min
The crew talks the Patrick Mahomes injury (1:01), Week 7 Love/Hate (17:05), other key injuries to monitor (27:03) and answers your social questions (1:06:07). Plus, a special appearance from our V Foundation donors.
Week 7 DFS Preview
Oct 17, 2019 • 32 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down the best values and which NFL stars are worth the price tag for Week 7!
Week 7 TNF Preview
Oct 17, 2019 • 52 min
The crew talks the latest injury updates (2:35), a TNF game preview (17:53), the key WR/CB matchups (32:48) and answers your social questions (43:58).
Week 7 Updates
Oct 16, 2019 • 60 min
The crew talks the Jalen Ramsey trade (4:04), if Will Fuller will bounce back (18:06), if James Conner is reliable (23:15), handling Austin Ekeler (31:20) and Prison Mike returns during the social questions (47:45).
Week 7 Waivers
Oct 15, 2019 • 59 min
Matthew and Field give a MNF recap (5:28), free agent finds for Week 7 (30:54) and answer your social questions (46:00).
Week 6 Recap
Oct 14, 2019 • 70 min
Matthew and Field talk if Stefon Diggs’ performance is a sign of things to come (2:19), if Baker is back (21:38), how to handle the Jets with Darnold (33:13) and what to make of the Rams’ struggles (47:42).
Week 6 Overview
Oct 11, 2019 • 75 min
Matthew and Field talk the Patriots D/ST (5:19), how to handle the main Week 6 injuries (17:50), this week’s Love/Hate (45:00), Field and Stream (57:47) and answer your social questions (1:03:33).
Week 6 DFS Preview
Oct 10, 2019 • 30 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down their favorite Wk 6 values and which big name stars are worth the price tag! Join our league: bit.ly/Week6DFS
Week 6 TNF Preview
Oct 10, 2019 • 55 min
Field and Daniel preview Giants vs. Patriots (2:33), the best and worst WR/CB matchups (21:30), play a new game “Cope/Breakup Season” (35:30) and answer your social questions (47:40).
Week 6 Injury Updates
Oct 9, 2019 • 60 min
The crew talks the latest injury updates (3:28), how to manage the Chargers’ backfield (21:58), what RB to trust on the 49ers (31:50) and answers your social questions (42:30).
Week 6 Waivers
Oct 8, 2019 • 63 min
Matthew and Field talk about the struggles in Washington (1:34), recap MNF from last night (27:33), give some waiver wire adds (38:32) and answer your social questions (49:52).
Week 5 Recap
Oct 7, 2019 • 73 min
Matthew and Field break down the top storylines from Week 5 including concerns for Aaron Rodgers, is DJ Chark set-it-and-forget-it, Will Fuller’s historic day and more.
Week 5 Overview
Oct 4, 2019 • 73 min
The crew talks the Chargers’ backfield situation (8:24), the Vikings’ WR dilemma (15:13), how to handle the Pittsburgh offense (30:38), Week 5 Love/Hate (44:52) and the debut of Field and Stream (51:28).
Week 5 DFS Preview
Oct 3, 2019 • 32 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down their favorite values and discuss which stars are worth their price points from the Week 5 slate.
Week 5 TNF Preview
Oct 3, 2019 • 53 min
The crew talks the latest injury updates (3:04), previews the best TNF plays tonight (15:56), gets the best WR/CB matchups (35:15) and answers your social questions (44:01).
Week 5 Injury Updates
Oct 2, 2019 • 71 min
The crew talks how to handle Week 5 injuries (2:44), gives rankings discussion (19:49) and answers your social questions (44:21). Plus, Matthew Berry chats with San Francisco Giants third basemen and Fantasy Focus Celeb League player Evan Longoria (53:23).
Week 5 Waivers
Oct 1, 2019 • 61 min
Matthew and Field talk what to do with Bengals players (4:02), how the Steelers’ offense will look going forward (17:28), who to add for your Week 5 waiver wire (32:40) and answer social questions (55:17).
Week 4 Takeaways
Sep 30, 2019 • 74 min
Matthew and Field talk Wayne Gallman’s value (5:10), what we learned from Daniel Jones & Kyle Allen led offenses (10:00), which players you should buy low on (43:00) and more.
Week 4 Preview
Sep 27, 2019 • 72 min
The crew gives us insight into the Chiefs’ backfield (16:49), debates what Terry McLaurin’s nickname should be (20:34), if you can trust Kyler Murray (36:00), how to manage Baker Mayfield’s struggles (48:28) and if you should sell high on Melvin Gordon…
Week 4 DFS Preview
Sep 26, 2019 • 28 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp & Al Zeidenfeld break down the Week 4 DFS slate and talk best values and great matchups. Plus, join our free DFS League -> bit.ly/FocusDFS
TNF Game Preview
Sep 26, 2019 • 49 min
The crew gives us a Melvin Gordon update (4:02), the best WR/CB matchups (9:22), a TNF game preview (23:50) and answers your social questions (44:03).
Week 4 Injury Updates
Sep 25, 2019 • 66 min
The crew tells us what to make of Cam Newton’s Lisfranc injury (2:22), the impact of new QBs (18:45), who is prime to breakout (27:30), answers your social questions (49:11) and an interview from Matthew Berry with the filmmaking duo of Phil Lord and…
Week 4 Waivers
Sep 24, 2019 • 59 min
The crew tells us what to make of last night’s MNF game (4:30), including the biggest disappointment (15:32), how to manage Saquon’s injury (23:08), the best waiver wire adds for WRs (36:15) and answer your social questions (46:07).
Week 3 Takeaways
Sep 23, 2019 • 67 min
The crew break down all of the big takeaways from Week 3, including Saquon’s injury, fill-in QB performances, if it’s time to panic on underperforming stars & more.
Week 3 Preview
Sep 20, 2019 • 73 min
The crew tells us what a banged up group of WR’s means for Eagles WR Nelson Agholor (5:15), Matthew and Field make a Board Bet on Jameis Winston (22:24), talks riding the wave with Hollywood Brown (28:46), why two former Oklahoma State studs may catch…
Week 3 DFS Preview
Sep 19, 2019 • 32 min
The crew breaks down the Week 3 DFS slate to give you all the best buys and great values. Plus, Mike & Daniel set their lineups and Al chooses his favorite for Week 3.
TNF Preview
Sep 19, 2019 • 51 min
The crew breaks down Titans-Jags (5:46), talks Mike Clay’s WR/CB matchups (16:30), dives into their Week 3 rankings (27:46) and takes listener Q’s (44:25).
Live From Baltimore: MNF, Patience or Panic & Ravens Talk
Sep 18, 2019 • 75 min
Live from Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD, the crew recaps MNF (3:15), debuts the new Not Cool Keith theme song (18:30), talks news around the NFL (25:30), plays a round of patience or panic (38:00) and speculates on end of season rankings for Lamar,…
Week 2 Recap
Sep 16, 2019 • 91 min
The crew recaps all the Week 2 action including injuries to Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger and how that will affect the rest of the Saints & Steelers.
Week 2 DFS
Sep 13, 2019 • 37 min
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp & Al Zeidenfeld help you set your Week 2 DFS lineups with Clay’s lineup optimizer and Smizzle’s best buys. Plus, play against us in our free DK League!
Week 2 Previews
Sep 13, 2019 • 83 min
The crew breaks down Chargers @ Lions (1:30), Browns @ Jets (7:40), Chiefs @ Raiders (14:20), Eagles @ Falcons (20:50) , Cardinals @ Ravens (27:27), Bears @ Broncos (33:40), Jaguars @ Texans (38:20), Colts @ Titans (42:56), Seahawks @ Steelers (45:53),…
Taking Flight?
Sep 12, 2019 • 57 min
The crew breaks down the latest on the injuries to Hunter Henry and Darrius Guice (3:30), talks Mike Clay’s WR vs. CB matchups (11:50), evaluates TNF’s Bucs vs. Panthers battle (23:50) and dives into the breaking news around the Jets’ injury situation…
Week 2 Injury Updates
Sep 11, 2019 • 54 min
The crew talks injury updates for Hill, Mixon and Coleman and how it affects those around them (2:06). Plus, Week 2 rankings questions (17:44) and Mike Clay Presents: NFL 32 - A Mike Clay Production (30:00).
MNF Recap, Week 2 Waivers
Sep 10, 2019 • 58 min
The crew breaks down both MNF games (1:00), discuss how to handle the Guice & Coleman injuries (24:00), which free agents are must-adds (32:30), if we’re buying breakout games from young WRs (37:40) and social questions.
Week 1 Recap
Sep 9, 2019 • 88 min
The crew breaks down everything you need to know from the Week 1 action including which young pass catchers you should potentially target on the waiver wire this week.
EMERGECY POD: Antonio Brown
Sep 7, 2019 • 35 min
Matthew and Field bring you an emergency Antonio Brown podcast after his release from the Raiders and signing with the Patriots. They break down all the fantasy implications.
Week 1 DFS & Antonio Brown Update
Sep 6, 2019 • 45 min
Mike Clay and Daniel Dopp discuss AB’s availability for Monday’s game against the Broncos & break down everything you need to know for your Week 1 DFS lineup.
Week 1 Previews
Sep 6, 2019 • 77 min
The crew previews all the week one action including Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate list and Stephania Bell’s injury concerns heading into the weekend.
TNF Preview, WR/CB Matchups
Sep 5, 2019 • 59 min
The crew breaks down more of Mike Clay’s WR/CB matchups, previews the Bears-Packers TNF matchups and takes a few social questions from listeners.
Zeke Signs, Week 1 Rankings, WR/CB Matchups
Sep 4, 2019 • 57 min
The crew rejoices in the Zeke drama being resolved, discuss some Week 1 rankings and Mike Clay breaks down his positive WR/CB matchups.
Zeke, Gordon & Chiefs RBs
Sep 3, 2019 • 60 min
The crew breaks down all of the news around holdouts for Zeke and Melvin Gordon and how to handle their draft stock. Plus, McCoy to the Chiefs and so much more!
Live 2019 Mock Draft
Aug 30, 2019 • 62 min
The crew (Matthew, Field, Stephania, Mike, Daniel, Keith, Kyle, Damian, Tom & Pierre) does a live 10-team PPR mock draft, breaking down every pick along the way.
10 Lists of 10 & Top Injury Question Marks
Aug 29, 2019 • 60 min
The crew discusses Matthew Berry’s 10 Lists of 10, which preseason story lines he’s buying, and Stephania’s top injury question marks. Plus, we fill out the Show League.
Final Double Trouble: Bears & Packers
Aug 28, 2019 • 64 min
The crew finishes up Double Trouble for the 2019 season by diving into the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears. Plus, we put more people in the show league and social Q’s!
Ravens & Bengals
Aug 27, 2019 • 68 min
With Matthew Berry back in the fold, the crew quickly recaps the Colts fantasy prospects with Luck’s retirement and then breaks down the Ravens & Bengals.
Luck’s Retirement & Week 3 Recap
Aug 26, 2019 • 60 min
The crew talks about Luck’s retirement, the Texans RB situation, big takeaways from Week 3’s preseason action and dives into listener submissions for The Show League.
TNF Recap, Week 3 Preview & Buffalo Bills
Aug 23, 2019 • 63 min
The crew recaps the biggest stories from Thursday night’s games, preview the rest of Week 3 and break down the Buffalo Bills fantasy outlook for 2019.
Texans-Jaguars Double Trouble
Aug 22, 2019 • 62 min
The crew talks news around Melvin Gordon, Vance McDonald, Pats WRs and Chiefs RBs before diving into the 2019 fantasy outlook for the Texans & Jaguars.
Live from NYC - Giants & Jets
Aug 21, 2019 • 92 min
The crew comes to you live from The Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, breaking down all the info you need when drafting anyone from the Jets & Giants, plus audience Q&A.
Getting Healthy; Colts/Titans Double Trouble
Aug 20, 2019 • 64 min
Field Yates and Matthew Berry weigh in on Emmanuel Sanders’ health, the latest updates on DJ Chark and Derrius Guice and break down everything you need to know on the Colts and Titans.
Josh Gordon, Chiefs & Raiders Double Trouble
Aug 19, 2019 • 68 min
The crew breaks down Josh Gordon’s reinstatement, which Cowboys RB is the handcuff to Zeke and we break down everything you need from the Chiefs & Raiders.
Chargers-Broncos Double Trouble
Aug 16, 2019 • 60 min
The crew delves into the Chargers & Broncos in an AFC West edition of double trouble. Can you trust Mike Williams to be a WR2? Is Phillip Lindsay just a Flex play? Plus, Q&A!
Loves, Hates & The Redskins
Aug 15, 2019 • 66 min
The crew breaks down Matthew Berry’s Loves and Hates for 2019 and gives you everything you need to know about the Washington Redskins fantasy prospects.
Live Marathon Pod: Browns-Steelers
Aug 14, 2019 • 45 min
Live from the Fantasy Marathon, the crew breaks down the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC North edition of Double Trouble.
Luck’s Injury & Rams-Cardinals Double Trouble
Aug 14, 2019 • 64 min
The crew discusses their potential concerns around Andrew Luck’s injury and breaks down the Rams and Cardinals in our continuation of Double Trouble.
Saints-Panthers Double Trouble
Aug 12, 2019 • 62 min
The crews discusses the latest surrounding Antonio Brown’s wild offseason and talks Saints-Panthers for double trouble.
Stephania Returns & 49ers-Seahawks Double Trouble
Aug 9, 2019 • 65 min
The crew breaksdown everything you need to know about the 49ers-Seahawks (including what to make of both backfields) and Stephania empties her training camp notebook!
AB News & Falcons-Bucs Double Trouble
Aug 8, 2019 • 73 min
The crew talks about the latest around AB’s feet and how it’s affected his draft price. Plus, we breakdown everything you need to know about the Falcons and Bucs!
Cowboys & Eagles Double Trouble
Aug 7, 2019 • 67 min
The crew breaks down everything you need to know about the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles. Plus, we take your Twitter / YouTube questions live at the end of the show!
Zeke News and Patriots / Dolphins Double Trouble
Aug 6, 2019 • 65 min
The crew updates Zeke’s holdout, Andrew Luck’s calf injury, D’Onta Foreman signing and Lamar Jackson’s rushing projections. Plus, Patriots and Dolphins double trouble.
Top RB Questions & Vikings Double Trouble
Aug 5, 2019 • 70 min
The crew breaks down their latest thoughts on Saquon going #1 overall, what to do with RB holdouts, Todd Gurley’s injury concerns & a full breakdown of the Minnesota Vikings.
Fantasy Focus Live: Detroit, MI
Jul 31, 2019 • 63 min
Fantasy Focus kicks off the 2019 season with a live podcast from St. Andrews Hall in Detroit, MI. We talk AJ Green, Tyreek Hill, RB holdouts & of course, Deeeeetroit Lions!
We’re Almost Daily & Melvin Gordon!
Jul 15, 2019 • 14 min
The crew breaks down the fantasy value of Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler after Gordon’s trade demands and if a trade would really affect Gordon’s rankings.
100 Facts
Jul 2, 2019 • 37 min
Matthew tells you about a live Fantasy Focus podcast, plenty of Jimmy V opportunities and reads to you his 100 Facts article.
Live Show Update & Rookie Talk
Jul 1, 2019 • 72 min
Matthew and Mike Clay announce our first live show in 2019, break down our 4 V Foundation experiences and delve into expectations from this year’s rookie class!
Mr. and Mrs. Yates
Jun 25, 2019 • 70 min
After the crew breaks down some NFL headlines, they dive into Field’s big day!
Fantasy Rankings Summit Recap
May 2, 2019 • 60 min
The crew recap the ESPN Fantasy Rankings Summit, breaks down the first expert mock draft of the season & Matthew reminds everyone that he was in Avengers: Endgame.
NFL Draft Recap
Apr 29, 2019 • 73 min
Matthew, FIeld, Stephania and Mike recap everything you need to know about rookie values, 2019 projections and injury concerns.
Free Agency Frenzy!
Mar 13, 2019 • 65 min
The crew breaks down the AB & OBJ trades, Le’Veon to the Jets and all the rest of the moves from free agency.
Live From the 2019 NFL Combine
Mar 4, 2019 • 42 min
What actually happens when a player walks into the medical screening room at the Combine? How do teams consider medical findings in the context of player evaluation? Stephania talks with Dr. Robin West (Redskins), Dr. Walt Lowe (Texans), Dr. Robert…
Business Wars: NFL vs USFL
Mar 4, 2019 • 11 min
Fantasy Focus shares a clip from Wondery’s new Business Wars podcast on the battle between the NFL & USFL. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or
Full Combine Interviews: Part 2
Mar 4, 2019 • 48 min
As promised, live from the 2019 NFL Combine, we bring you the full interviews with Chargers GM Tom Telesco, Lions GM Bob Quinn, Redskins HC Jay Gruden, Raiders OC Greg Olsen and Rams GM Les Snead.
Full Combine Interviews: Part 1
Mar 4, 2019 • 37 min
As promised, live from the 2019 NFL Combine, we bring you the full interviews with Titans GM Jon Robinson, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff, Packers HC Matt LaFleur and Cowboys HC Jason Garrett.
Live From The Combine: Part 2
Mar 1, 2019 • 35 min
Live from the NFL combine, we break down soundbites from Chargers GM Tom Telesco, Lions GM Bob Quinn, Redskins HC Jay Gruden, Raiders OC Greg Olson and Rams GM Les Snead.
Live From The Combine: Part 1
Feb 28, 2019 • 48 min
Live from the NFL combine, the crew brings you soundbites from Titans GM Jon Robinson, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff, Packers HC Matt LaFleur and Cowboys HC Jason Garrett.
Browns RB Dilemma
Feb 12, 2019 • 26 min
Matthew Berry and Mike Clay break down the Cleveland Browns signing of Kareem Hunt, what it could mean for Hunt and Nick Chubb’s workload in 2019 and their dynasty value.
Head Injuries In Soccer
Jan 22, 2019 • 23 min
Taylor Twellman joins Stephania Bell to provide an update on the current state of recognition and in-game management of head injuries in soccer. He offers his thoughts on what rule changes are needed to improve player safety at all levels and announces…
AFC / NFC Championship Games
Jan 22, 2019 • 30 min
The crew recaps the whirlwind weekend of NFC and AFC Championship games and we talk OT playoff rules and if both teams should be able to have an offensive possession.
Coaching Changes!
Jan 15, 2019 • 61 min
Matthew Berry and Mike Clay break down the latest coaching changes and the potential fantasy impact.
2018 Fantasy Focus Awards Show
Jan 14, 2019 • 64 min
The crew looks back at the 2018 fantasy season and hands out hardware to the 10 most deserving nominees.
Wild Card Recap
Jan 7, 2019 • 53 min
Field, Stephania and the behind the glass crew recap all the games from Wildcard Weekend!
Goodbye 2018 (Week 17 Recap)
Dec 31, 2018 • 86 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry, Stephania Bell and Daniel Dopp recap NFL Week 17 and discuss some team and player expectations for the 2019 season.
Week 17 Preview: Ranks, Injuries And Rest
Dec 27, 2018 • 77 min
Field Yates, Stephania Bell and Mike Clay preview the entire Week 17 slate and discuss what teams may limit the playing time of their fantasy stars.
Week 16 Preview + Injury updates
Dec 21, 2018 • 83 min
The crew previews the entire Week 16 slate and breaks down the latest injuries updates.
Stretch Fun
Dec 20, 2018 • 67 min
Mina Kimes talks all things NFC East with Matthew Berry (3:10), and welcomes Dianna Russini to chat about the enormous Saints-Steelers matchup this weekend (48:00).
Week 16 News + WR/CB Matchup
Dec 20, 2018 • 62 min
The crew talks Cam Newton being shut down by the Panthers, Josh Gordon stepping away from the Pats, Week 16 WR/CB Matchups and a wayyyy to early 2019 first round mock draft.
Week 16 Rankings + Projections
Dec 19, 2018 • 64 min
The crew talks about two NFC North RBs heading to IR, Week 16 rankings and we make Mike Clay back up his weekly projections!
MNF Recap: Week 16 Waivers
Dec 18, 2018 • 62 min
The crew recaps Saints-Panthers, complains about Brees, Cam, previews the Week 16 waiver wire and play a new segment around Crappy Bands You’ve Never Heard Of.
Week 15 Recap
Dec 17, 2018 • 84 min
The crew weighs in on the bewildering results of Week 15, including the lack of production from Leonard Fournette, Dak Prescott, Saquon Barkley and more.
Week 15 Preview
Dec 14, 2018 • 84 min
The crew previews all the Week 15 games and breaks down all the injuries you need to keep an eye on.
TNF Preview
Dec 13, 2018 • 63 min
Field, Mike and Stephania look ahead to the Chargers-Chiefs TNF matchup and weigh in on the latest Carson Wentz injury.
Week 15 Rankings
Dec 12, 2018 • 61 min
Field Yates, Stephania Bell and Mike Clay discuss the latest injury news and share their rankings for Week 15. Prepare for some top QB hate from Mike, plus Twitter questions!
MNF Recap & Week 15 Waviers
Dec 11, 2018 • 66 min
The crew recaps Seahawks-Vikings, talks about the latest injury news for Tyreek Hill and Melvin Gordon / Austin Ekeler / Justin Jackson and Week 15 Waiver Wire adds.
Wild Weekend Recap
Dec 10, 2018 • 81 min
The crew recaps Sunday’s Week 14 matchups and discuss if Tom Brady and Cam Newton are still ‘set it and forget it’ fantasy starters.
Concussion Management
Dec 7, 2018 • 46 min
Dr. John Neidecker of the Association of Ringside Physicians joins Stephania to discuss the 2018 publication “Concussion Management in Combat Sports” and how the concussion guidelines, particularly with regard to return to sports, are being implemented in…
Week 14 Preview
Dec 7, 2018 • 81 min
The crew previews all the Week 14 games, talks injuries to keep an eye on and multiple board bets!
Week 14 TNF Preview & Dynasty Talk
Dec 6, 2018 • 62 min
The crew breaks down the Emmanuel Sanders injury and what it means for Courtland Sutton. Plus, a preview of Jags-Titans and a deep dive into RB dynasty values with Mike Clay.
Week 14 Rankings
Dec 5, 2018 • 63 min
Field, Mike and Stephania weigh in on the recent injury news to James Conner, discuss their week 14 rankings and answer your Twitter questions. Plus, Mike’s “Back That Up.”
MNF Recap; Week 14 Waiver Wire
Dec 4, 2018 • 61 min
Field, Matthew and Mike Clay recap Monday Night Football and talk waiver wire adds heading into the playoffs including why Josh Allen is the best quarterback pick up this week over Baker Mayfield and more.
Week 13 Recap
Dec 3, 2018 • 82 min
The crew recaps all the action from Week 13 and delves into the fallout from the Kareem Hunt video and much more.
Week 13 Preview
Nov 30, 2018 • 84 min
The crew previews all the Week 13 games, talks injury updates and breaking news about possible shenanigans in the Fantasy Focus Pigskin Pick’em league.
NFC Showdown
Nov 29, 2018 • 64 min
The crew previews TNF, Matthew share his weekly Love/Hate, a new ZR Smartest Fan of the Week is selected and more.
Week 13 Rankings
Nov 28, 2018 • 63 min
The crew talks about Week 13 rankings, Mike Clay’s projections for James Conner and Tyler Lockett and Twitter questions from listeners.
Still Surging
Nov 27, 2018 • 61 min
The crew recaps the Texans’ MNF win over the Titans, weigh in on the Week 13 waiver wire and discuss which handcuffs have the greatest ceiling should the star sit.
Thanksgiving Hangover
Nov 26, 2018 • 79 min
Field, Matthew and Stephania recap Week 12 and discuss if Aaron Rodgers is still a must start, who could replace Melvin Gordon in your lineup and much more.
Turkey Day & Holiday Football
Nov 21, 2018 • 88 min
Matthew, Field and Stephania preview Week 12, including the Thanksgiving Day slate, discuss the injury to Saints’ Trea€™Quan Smith and much more.
MNF Recap & Week 12 Waivers
Nov 20, 2018 • 69 min
The crew recaps a historic Chiefs-Rams game, goes in-depth on the latest injury news and breaks down the Week 12 waiver wire.
Week 11 Recap
Nov 19, 2018 • 76 min
The crew recaps all the Week 11 action including injuries to Alex Smith, Marcus Mariota and Kerryon Johnson. Plus, big games from Tre’Quan Smith, Kenny Golladay & Gus Edwards!
Week 11 Preview
Nov 16, 2018 • 73 min
The crew breaks down the entire Week 11 slate including injuries to watch, who’s a must-start and who should be on your bench.
TNF Preview
Nov 15, 2018 • 65 min
Matthew, Field and Stephania preview the Packers-Seahawks matchup, dab into Matthew’s Love/Hate and select the new Zip Recruiter Fan of the Week.
Run For The Border
Nov 14, 2018 • 59 min
Field Yates and Mike Clay discuss Le’Veon Bell in dynasty leagues, the Rams-Chiefs game being moved to Los Angeles, Week 11 rankings and take Twitter questions!
MNF Recap; Week 11 Waiver Wire
Nov 13, 2018 • 64 min
Matthew Berry & Field Yates recap Monday Night Football, discuss Nathan Peterman’s release, talk about the Week 11 waiver wire and answer your Twitter questions!
Sunday Recap
Nov 12, 2018 • 80 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry and Mike Clay recap Sunday’s slate including the Saints dismantling the Bengals, the Colts’ TE usage, Mitch Trubisky’s fantasy value and more.
Week 10 Preview
Nov 9, 2018 • 80 min
The crew previews all the Week 10 matchups and updates on the latest injury news.
TNF Preview
Nov 8, 2018 • 62 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry and Stephania Bell weigh on the latest injury news, preview the Panthers-Steelers TNF matchup and answer your Twitter questions!
Dez Signing & Week 10 Ranks
Nov 7, 2018 • 61 min
The crew talks about Dez Bryant signing with the Saints, the Packers WRs without Geronimo Allison & our Wk 10 rankings. Plus, Twitter questions and our new ZipRecruiter SFotW.
Rise Of The Titans; Waiver Wire
Nov 6, 2018 • 61 min
Field Yates and Mike Clay reap the Titans’ MNF performance, discuss which WRs/RBs/QBs should be on your waiver wire list and Mike Clay “Backs That Up” on Andrew Luck and more.
Week 9 Recap
Nov 5, 2018 • 68 min
The crew recaps all the Week 9 action, breaks down all the injury news and celebrates Julio Jones first touchdown of the season!
Week 9 Preview
Nov 2, 2018 • 77 min
The crew breaks down all the Week 9 storylines, updates all the latest injury news and discusses Field’s latest fashion photo shoot.
Week 9 Love/Hate
Nov 1, 2018 • 61 min
The crew breaks down the latest injury news around Dalvin Cook and Stefon Diggs, previews Raiders-49ers and the Week 9 Love/Hate list.
Trade Deadline Recap & Week 9 Waivers
Oct 31, 2018 • 61 min
The crew breaks down the Golden Tate, Demaryius Thomas and Ty Montgomery trades and how it affects all the teams involved. Plus, Week 9 rankings & Halloween costumes!
MNF Recap
Oct 30, 2018 • 59 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry and Mike Clay discuss the Bucs naming Ryan Fitzpatrick the Week 9 starter and waiver wire pick ups. Plus, Field and Matthew in a game of basketball?
Week 8 Recap
Oct 29, 2018 • 78 min
Field Yates, Stephania Bell and Matthew Berry recap NFL Week 8 and weigh in on Will Fuller’s injury, if Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the starter moving forward and more.
Week 8 Preview
Oct 26, 2018 • 76 min
Field, Mike Clay and Stephania preview the Week 8 slate and make some outstanding picks. Plus, a great Twitter poll about Mike Clay.
TNF Preview
Oct 25, 2018 • 61 min
Field Yates, Mike Clay and Stephania Bell preview TNF, discuss Mike’s WR/CB matchup article, touch on how to handle elite offenses with late bye weeks and take Twitter questions.
Week 8 Rankings
Oct 24, 2018 • 60 min
Field, Stephania and Matthew share their rankings for Week 8 including why Jared Goff maybe higher than Andrew Luck. Plus, we select the Ziprecruiter Smartest Fan of the Week.
Traded
Oct 23, 2018 • 63 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry and Mike Clay weigh in on Amari Cooper’s trade to the Cowboys, Marshawn Lynch being place on IR, recap MNF and work the waiver wire.
Running Away
Oct 22, 2018 • 76 min
Field Yates, Matthew Berry and Stephania Bell recap Sunday’s slate including big running back performances from Todd Gurley, Marlon Mack and Kareem Hunt.
Week 7 Preview
Oct 19, 2018 • 74 min
Field, Mike Clay and Stephania preview the Week 7 slate and break down all the latest injury news.
Eye-Sync Technology: Using Eye Tracking as a Measure of Brain Performance
Oct 18, 2018 • 63 min
Scott Anderson describes Sync-Think’s integration of virtual reality with the tracking of eye movements to help assess brain performance - from on-field injury evaluation to rehabilitation to dynamic vision training. As an athlete who was forced to retire…