Fantasy football doesn't have to feel so luck-driven. The award-winning Late-Round Fantasy Football Podcast is a fantasy football show that helps you win through bite-sized, analytically-driven episodes. Instead of just drafting from a list of players and crossing your fingers that those players produce, host JJ Zachariason provides a process to help you find breakout candidates, sleepers, busts and more. The approach is logical. It's strategic. And it wins.
JJ talks about holding onto rookie wide receivers early in your redraft season, Aaron Rodgers' weapons, the Tampa Bay offense, and more on this week's mailbag episode.
It seems like rookie wide receivers are becoming more and more important in season-long fantasy football. Are they actually good investments? Does the market overvalue them or undervalue them? JJ digs into the topic on Episode 647.
Based on the idea of targeting wide receivers from ambiguous wide receiver corps, which middle-round pass-catchers should be avoided this year? Which running back is JJ targeting early and often this season? What's the best way to get a fantasy football trade done? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.…
Over the last few weeks, JJ's been analyzing historical fantasy football average draft position trends to help spot breakout running backs. Does the same approach work for wide receivers? He explores the topic on Episode 645.
On this week's mailbag episode, JJ talks about Cole Kmet, two mispriced players, Dameon Pierce, the running back dead zone, and more.
You've been told that the running back dead zone is a place to take wide receivers in your fantasy football drafts. In that range, running backs hit at a lower rate. But running backs still emerge from the dead zone each year. Are there traits that those players share? JJ examines that question on Episode 643.…
JJ talks about his favorite middle-round wide receivers, the Rashod Bateman hype, ambiguous backfield examples, and more on this week's mailbag episode.
Years ago, JJ introduced the concept of "ambiguous backfields" when talking through research on spotting breakout running backs in fantasy football. Last offseason, that turned into the Ambiguous RB1 Theory. Now, he's out to explain the entire idea in more detail. Why should you target these backfields? What type of running backs exceed expectation…
Is Clyde Edwards-Helaire a fantasy football buy or sell? Who should we be drafting behind James Conner in Arizona? Why is JJ snagging Giants in early drafts? Those questions and more are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
The fantasy football projection building process can uncover things you may not otherwise see. On Episode 639, JJ goes over a handful of interesting tidbits he came across when moving through his yearly process of season-long stat line creation.
Is there ever a situation where you should ignore regression? Is Wan'Dale Robinson undervalued? Who are JJ's favorite rookie selections? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
JJ makes a Late-Round Fantasy Football-related announcement before bringing back an episode from last year on the important topic of the running back dead zone.
Where does Skyy Moore rank for rookie draft purposes now that he's a Kansas City Chief? Who's the rookie RB3? JJ answers those questions as he goes over his post-draft rankings.
Is it crazy to take Kenneth Walker with the second overall pick in rookie drafts? Should Skyy Moore go ahead of Chris Olave? Is Cordarrelle Patterson undervalued in early drafts? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
The draft is one of the only times NFL teams have to make public decisions. And we can find new takeaways from their moves, helping us in fantasy football. On Episode 635, JJ digs in and talks about some of the things we learned from the 2022 NFL Draft.
JJ talks about why his feelings about Darnell Mooney have shifted, DJ Moore's outlook, rookie wide receivers in Green Bay, and more on this week's mailbag episode.
Where does Isaiah Spiller belong in fantasy football rookie rankings? How about Christian Watson? Jahan Dotson? JJ reveals his top-end pre-draft tiers on Episode 633.
What are some of the things to look for when buying a wide receiver in your dynasty leagues? Is Alvin Kamara someone to target or avoid? Should we be concerned about the stud wide receivers who are switching teams? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
This year’s running back draft class is a tough one to analyze. To help wrap your head around the group, JJ talks to Dynasty League Football’s Ryan McDowell. Ryan explains how he ranks rookie running backs in dynasty startup drafts, whether or not Kyren Williams’ NFL Combine performance matters, his favorite under-the-radar backs in the 2022 class,…
How should draft capital shift the way you view your favorite prospects? Is the Dallas Cowboys backfield one to target in fantasy football this year? Is Michael Pittman Jr. a huge value in early drafts? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
We should strive to have well-rounded views on prospects as we enter our rookie drafts, and Episode 629's guest can help us with that. Alfredo Brown is an analyst at Footballguys and host of the Pretend GM Podcast, and he once served as a scout for Florida International University's football program. JJ chats with Alfredo about what he looks for wh…
Should Kenneth Walker be a top-five pick in rookie drafts? Which running back in this year's class does JJ compare to David Johnson? How does this year's group of incoming rookies compare to ones in recent history? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
We've heard draft pundits say that this year's quarterback class is pretty mediocre, but is that true? Does data agree? To find out, JJ invited FanDuel's Jim Sannes onto the show to talk about his quarterback model, this year's draft class, a passer you may want to avoid in rookie drafts, and more.
How important is early-declare status for wide receiver prospects? Is Jonathan Taylor a sell candidate in dynasty leagues? Are we too low on Tua Tagovailoa? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.
This years' free agency period was absolutely wild. On Episode 625, JJ looks at all the big moves that went down in the NFL over the last couple of weeks, providing fantasy football information related to those transactions.