09 Jul 2018

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love PKs and DEFs in High Stakes Best Ball Leagues


Truly, is there a format better suited to the unmotivated fantasy football hobbyist than a best ball league? All you have to do is draft a team, then let the divine hands of the fantasy gods decide your fate as your optimal lineup is automatically selected for you each week.

28 Jun 2018

Takeaways from High-Stakes FFPC Best Ball ADP


One way to gauge which players some of the more seasoned drafters are targeting or fading is to look at high-stakes leagues being offered by the FFPC, where the 2018 drafting cycle started a mere 10 days after the 2017 NFL season ended.

09 May 2018

FFPC Rookie Draft Strategy


When devising a strategy for how to attack upcoming high-stakes fantasy rookie drafts, the first bit of advice may sound familiar: Take Saquon Barkley with the top pick.

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28 Dec 2017

High Stakes Journal: Week 16 Sweat


It’s funny to consider the absurdity of this hobby sometimes. Elation and agony, all tied up in some arbitrary set of rules that assign number values to yards gained, balls caught, and touchdowns scored, which are linked to a sport all with its own arcane regulations and idiosyncrasies.

22 Dec 2017

High Stakes Journal: Heart Palpitations and the Longest Week in Fantasy


On any given Sunday of NFL football, it’s pretty common for my iPhone to chime repeatedly with messages from the three other guys with whom I share our FFPC Main Event high-stakes fantasy football team. What’s not common is for me to field fantasy-related text messages from my

12 Dec 2017

High Stakes Journal: A Weird, Wild Week 14


We could sit here and debate all day about whether it’s better strategy to take advantage of the FFPC’s weighted tight end scoring by grabbing a top guy early, or if you should draft a high-upside guy later, or if you should just stream until you find a starter, or

04 Dec 2017

High Stakes Journal: Monty Phan Enters FFPC Playoffs in 1st Place


Long time RotoViz reader and high stakes star Monty Phan shares his story about the 2017 FFPC regular season.