The Fantasy Guru Podcast

The Fantasy Guru Podcast

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Online since 1995, is one of the oldest and most connected fantasy football information sites on the planet. Join fantasy industry pioneer John Hansen, film authority Greg Cosell, and a dedicated staff of full-time NFL experts as they provide you with the Xs-and-Os and analytical angles you need to conquer your fantasy league.


OTA and Minicamp Recap Podcast  

Join Senior Writer Tom Brolley (@FG_Brolley) and Staff Writer Paul Kelly (@paulkellytweets) as they recap some of the latest news and action out of minicamp and OTAs across the league!

Jeremy Maclin Breakdown and Analysis  

Two weeks ago, an injury to Raven TE Dennis Pitta set off a chain reaction of events that resulted in Jeremy Maclin finding a new home in the Charm City. Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) break down the move from the Ravens perspective, the Chiefs perspective, and also touch on the release of Jet WR Eric Decker in a jam-packed podcast.

FantasyGuru Updates and Improvements  

With most of the staff on vacation, Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) thought it best to provide an update on the new tools and improvements coming to (@FantasyGuruSite) this summer. He brings in behind-the-scenes wizard Ben Kukainis (@FG_Operations) to break it all down.

OTA News and ADP Updates  

NFL teams are wrapping up their voluntary offseason training sessions, and unfortunately, the only news that comes from them is typically bad news. Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) offer updates on Carlos Hyde, Corey Coleman, and more in their latest podcast. Additionally, Joe laments his worsening hangovers, and Graham has a particularly amusing Freudian slip.

Early ADP Discussion and Analysis  

We are in the midst of voluntary OTAs, and football is on the mind of many fantasy players. With an assist to @FantasyADHD and his wonder MFL10 app, Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) look at some of the most interesting players in early best-ball leagues, in terms of their cost and perceived value. Theres also a discussion about Breshad Perrimans hairline and the follies of Dorial Green-Beckham. Follow @FantasyADHD on Twitter: The link to the discussed DGB video:

LeGarrette Blount and Rookie RB Landing Spots  

The Eagles made another splash signing this past week, adding a power back to their rebuilt offense. Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) discuss the impact of LeGarrette Blount landing in Philadelphia, and assess the entire Eagle offense from a fantasy perspective. But the meat of the discussion surrounds the top rookie RBs and their landing spots, and the guys are generally optimistic about the incoming class and its chances to make a positive fantasy impact. Joes full analysis on the Blount signing: The full post-draft RB report:

IDP Corner Podcast: Volume 5  

Join IDP Analyst Justin Varnes (@downwithIDP) as he goes across the league, recapping the NFL draft from an IDP perspective and taking a look at which rookies could have an immediate impact!

2017 NFL Post-Draft Podcast  

The 2017 NFL Draft has come and gone, so join John Hansen (@Fantasy_Guru) and Greg Cosell (@gregcosell) as they go across the league breaking down the newest rookie class and looking at who can make an immediate impact in their new homes.

2017 NFL Draft Preview: Tight Ends  

In the final pre-draft podcast of the 2017 NFL season, Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Tom Brolley (@FG_Brolley) break down a tight end class full of freak athletes and excellent receivers. Read Toms full breakdown here:

2017 NFL Pre-Draft Podcast  

The 2017 NFL Draft is nearly here, so join John Hansen (@Fantasy_Guru) and Greg Cosell (@gregcosell) as they go across the league looking at possible landing spots for the incoming rookies, and break down the talent of the 2017 rookie class.

2017 NFL Draft Preview: Running Backs and Yards Created  

The incoming 2017 rookie RB class is a fascinating one, and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) has the full breakdown with his in-depth Yards Created process. Join him and Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) as they take a look at the film, the metrics, and where the metrics differ on over a dozen of the projected top incoming rookies at an extremely fantasy-relevant position. Grahams Full YC Breakdown: Joes Full Pre-Draft Rookie Report:

2017 NFL Draft Preview: Wide Receivers  

We are now just three weeks away from the NFL Draft in Philadelphia, and it is time to take a look at another incoming skill position class. Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Tom Brolley (@FG_Brolley) dig into a WR class that could see three to five first-round picks on April 27. They analyze the consensus top three players, who could go in any order, then discuss some other names that could sneak into the first round. They look at some of the more impressive athletic metrics from the class, and wonder if a certain small-school player who tested poorly really hurt his stock.

2017 NFL Draft Preview: Quarterbacks  

The NFL Draft in Philadelphia is just four weeks away, and Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) are getting fired up for it by examining an interesting incoming QB class. The guys break down the consensus top four QBs from both a film and statistical perspective, analyze potential fits, and philosophize about the transition of the position from the college to NFL ranks. They also spend time discussing one of their favorite mid-round options at the position, as well as trying to eliminate early-round hype on one particular player they dont think deserves it.

2017 Free Agency Review Podcast  

Join John Hansen (@Fantasy_Guru) and Greg Cosell (@gregcosell) as they recap some of the biggest moves made in Free Agency so far and look at how some of the moves might impact fantasy across the league in 2017.

IDP Corner Podcast: Volume 4  

Free agents, trades, releases, signings, and more...all from the IDP side of things. Join IDP Analyst Justin Varnes (@downwithIDP) as he goes across the league, recapping the big IDP moves and news so far this offseason.

2017 Free Agency Preview  

On the even of NFL free agency kicking off, Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) are plugged into the goings on around the league as it relates to fantasy football. The guys break down the Brandon Marshall signing with the Giants, analyze the potential Kirk Cousins move, and speculate about one of the most intriguing QB off-seasons in history. They also go in-depth on what is an extremely deep and interesting wide receiver class.

Combine Preview: WRs and TEs  

Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) finish up their fantasy-slanted preview of the NFL Combine with a look at some of the top WR and TE prospects, and what those prospects need to do to impress.

Combine Preview: QBs and RBs  

Join Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) as they begin breaking down what to watch for from the skill position players at next weeks NFL Combine. They discuss what drills to watch at each position, and what metrics may be a little overrated. Then, Joe and Graham reveal their true draft crush at the RB position in a very deep class.

2016 Lessons Learned, 2017 Free Agents  

Join John Hansen (@Fantasy_Guru) and Staff Writer Paul Kelly (@paulkellytweets) as they look back at the 2016 season to see what lessons they learned for next year, drawing on some interesting topics penned by Hansen in his article, 2016 Lessons Learned. Also, the guys take a look at some intriguing free agents and how each might have a fantasy impact in 2017.

Super Bowl Review and Yards Created Intro  

Falcons fans may not have recovered yet from Super Bowl LI, but Joe Dolan (@FG_Dolan) and Graham Barfield (@GrahamBarfield) have. They give their final thoughts on a game that will be talked about for a long time. Most importantly, Graham provides an intro to his Yards Created series, which breaks down the best incoming RB prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft. Check out Grahams Leonard Fournette piece here:

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