Shawn Siegele

Author of the original Zero RB article and 2013 NFFC Primetime Grand Champion. 11-time main event league winner. 2015, 2017, 2018 titles in MFL10 of Death.

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Zero RB Playbook: 3 Buy-Low Candidates, 3 Inexpensive Trade Targets, and 3 Cheap Stash Options

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. The Zero RB Playbook will settle in as a Thursday or Friday article in most weeks, but I’ve really enjoyed the tempo of our RB content. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet gets you ready for those early waiver runs with two versions of Winning…...

Instant Breakouts, Young WRs, and the Permanent Championship Window: Dynasty WR Ranking Updates

Where do Drake London and Garrett Wilson fall in Shawn Siegele’s updated dynasty WR rankings after the first two weeks of the 2022 fantasy season? The 2022 season has gotten off to an almost unparalleled start at WR as first-round superstars annihilate the competition. The five WRs with ADPs in the opening stanza have averaged 52.8 PPG through two weeks. In Monday’s recap, I noted…...

Historic WR Performances, Trey Lance Heartbreak, and Rest-of-Season Tight End Rankings

Shawn Siegele checks in on historic wide receiver performances, discusses the Trey Lance injury, and ranks the tight end position for the rest of the season. The agony and the ecstasy were on full display in a Week 2 of historic wide receiver performances. Six WRs gained at least 75 yards with two touchdowns, and five of them came in the early wave of games…....

The Zero RB Playbook: Deep Stashes, Creative Trades, and Look-Ahead Waiver Pickups

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. I’ve really enjoyed our RB content this week. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet got you off to a fast start with the Winning the Waiver Wire, Blair Andrews helped you understand all 32 depth charts with the Zero RB Watch, and Corbin Young spotlighted…...

Rest of Season Wide Receiver Rankings – Plus Buy High, Buy Low, Sell High, and Sell Low Options

Shawn Siegele looks at the sterling Week 1 from first-round wide receivers and breaks down his rest-of-season rankings for the top 25. In the context of Cooper Kupp’s epic 2021 season, it may be surprising that the two receivers with the highest target averages over the last two years were Davante Adams and Diontae Johnson. All three hit for at least 12 targets in Week…...

Don’t Underreact! Rest-of-Season Running Back Rankings: The Top 10

Shawn Siegele looks at the key RB performances of Week 1, profiles the risers and fallers, and gives his rest-of-season rankings for the RB1 tier. It’s only one week. This is the mantra we hear after Week 1 every season, and it’s good to remember. For Packers fans, it helps to think back to the 38-3 drubbing they suffered at the hands of New Orleans to…...

380 FFPC Main Event Teams Remain: Where Should the Bills and Rams Go Now?

Shawn Siegele looks at the fallout from Thursday night’s battle between the Bills and Rams. The FFPC Main Event offers plenty of drafts for those who have the itch after getting their first taste of real football. How high do the stars rise and how far should the duds fall? On Tuesday, I looked at four FFPC Main Event drafts and explained how to navigate…...

Dynasty Workshop: The Traditional Versus Permanent Championship Window

Shawn Siegele breaks down three perpetually reloading dynasty teams after their second full offseasons and explains the difference between the championship window and the Permanent Championship Window. With the 2022 NFL season starting today, we’re through the second offseason of RotoViz TriFlex leagues that had their startup drafts last year. These leagues debuted with the FFPC in the spring of 2021 and give you a…...

FFPC Main Event Week: Clear Every Hurdle in Pursuit of $1 Million – Breaking Down 4 High-Stakes Drafts

Shawn Siegele looks at four different FFPC Main Event drafts, discusses the hurdles each draft slot presents, and explains how to clear those obstacles to win $1 million. The 2022 NFL season is upon us, and that means our favorite drafts. Whether you’re playing in a home league auction, trying to win a million dollars in a massive best ball tournament, or anything in between,…...

Shawn’s 2022 Draft Plan – 28 Priority Player Targets, Falling Players to Grab, and Emergency Options

Shawn Siegele provides his 28 priority player targets for the 2022 season and breaks down the top-175 players into easily digestible categories for draft weekend.  The annual list of priority targets has become a tradition as we enter fantasy’s best weekend. While rankings can be helpful, this is basically the blueprint for my own drafts. It gives a feel for when to push, when to…...

A Big Win/Small Loss Super Team: The Best Pick in Each Round of 2022 Fantasy Football Drafts

Want the top picks from a high-stakes expert with double-digit Main Event titles? Fresh off his overall No. 2 finish in the 2021 FFPC Best Ball Tournament with co-managers Blair Andrews and Colm Kelly, Shawn gives his take on 2022. The biggest draft weekend of 2022 is upon us, and I’ve had some questions about the Updated Zero RB List and the Priority Targets and…...

The Most Fun Team You Can Draft and Why It May Also Be Your Best

Shawn Siegele melds key insights from the Best Ball Workshops with the immense upside from fun drafts in order to turn them into a tournament-winning masterpiece. As the next week’s Thursday night opener hurtles toward us, we’re about to embark on a drafting frenzy that puts every other part of the fantasy season to shame. The Underdog Best Ball Mania 3 contest is 83% full…...

2022 League Winners: Sharp Price Decline Results in Crazy Upside for This Davante Adams Doppelganger

In Part 2 of his look at the four league-winning wide receivers for 2022, Shawn Siegele dives into the discounted profile of a player with strong similarities to Davante Adams. Over the last two seasons Adams has been on one of the greatest fantasy receiver stretches in memory. He’s averaged 23.5 PPG, putting him ahead of all RBs and effectively ending the short-lived age of…...

2022 League Winners: The Must-Draft Secondary Breakout WR If You Can’t Afford Michael Pittman

Shawn Siegele examines a wide receiver poised for eruption and yet camouflaged by events that have kept his ADP very much in check. Michael Pittman has become the trendiest name in fantasy after a successful campaign where he broke out to the tune of 14 fantasy points per game. Pittman’s overall combination of target share, target depth, target efficiency, and route profile all fit a…...

2022 Zero RB Countdown: No. 5 to No. 1 – The Next Rashaad Penny and the New Tournament Winners

In Part 1, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Part 2 focused on the next generation of breakout candidates. Today in Part 3, he looks at why some of the best backs in football still land deep into Zero RB territory and breaks down their tournament-winning scenarios. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we…...

2022 Zero RB Candidates Countdown: No. 10 to No. 6 – The Impending Breakout Stars

Yesterday, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Today, he locates the next generation of breakout candidates, young backs with the profiles necessary to make that jump to stardom. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we help you find inexpensive RBs to destroy your league. The list isn’t just for Zero RB owners. You can…...

These 2 Explosive (and Cheap) Receivers Have the Best Chance to be the Next Deebo Samuel

Shawn Siegele breaks down the two players who could be the next Deebo Samuel and generate 30% advance rates in 2022. Can we locate the next Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel for the 2022 season? This was the question asked by RotoViz Overtime listeners, and it really is the most relevant question in fantasy. The epic seasons from Kupp and Samuel seemed to come out…...

There Won’t Be Another Cooper Kupp in 2022, But 1 WR Possesses Shocking Similarities at a Surprising Price

Shawn Siegele reviews the surprising similarities between this potential breakout receiver and Cooper Kupp’s profile heading in 2021. Colm Kelly and I received a question for RotoViz Overtime this week, and it got right down to the nitty gritty: Who will be the Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel of 2022? That’s really what we all want to know, right? Who will be the league winners?…...

Zero RB Playbook: 3 Buy-Low Candidates, 3 Inexpensive Trade Targets, and 3 Cheap Stash Options

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. The Zero RB Playbook will settle in as a Thursday or Friday article in most weeks, but I’ve really enjoyed the tempo of our RB content. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet gets you ready for those early waiver runs with two versions of Winning…...

Instant Breakouts, Young WRs, and the Permanent Championship Window: Dynasty WR Ranking Updates

Where do Drake London and Garrett Wilson fall in Shawn Siegele’s updated dynasty WR rankings after the first two weeks of the 2022 fantasy season? The 2022 season has gotten off to an almost unparalleled start at WR as first-round superstars annihilate the competition. The five WRs with ADPs in the opening stanza have averaged 52.8 PPG through two weeks. In Monday’s recap, I noted…...

Historic WR Performances, Trey Lance Heartbreak, and Rest-of-Season Tight End Rankings

Shawn Siegele checks in on historic wide receiver performances, discusses the Trey Lance injury, and ranks the tight end position for the rest of the season. The agony and the ecstasy were on full display in a Week 2 of historic wide receiver performances. Six WRs gained at least 75 yards with two touchdowns, and five of them came in the early wave of games…....

The Zero RB Playbook: Deep Stashes, Creative Trades, and Look-Ahead Waiver Pickups

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. I’ve really enjoyed our RB content this week. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet got you off to a fast start with the Winning the Waiver Wire, Blair Andrews helped you understand all 32 depth charts with the Zero RB Watch, and Corbin Young spotlighted…...

Rest of Season Wide Receiver Rankings – Plus Buy High, Buy Low, Sell High, and Sell Low Options

Shawn Siegele looks at the sterling Week 1 from first-round wide receivers and breaks down his rest-of-season rankings for the top 25. In the context of Cooper Kupp’s epic 2021 season, it may be surprising that the two receivers with the highest target averages over the last two years were Davante Adams and Diontae Johnson. All three hit for at least 12 targets in Week…...

Don’t Underreact! Rest-of-Season Running Back Rankings: The Top 10

Shawn Siegele looks at the key RB performances of Week 1, profiles the risers and fallers, and gives his rest-of-season rankings for the RB1 tier. It’s only one week. This is the mantra we hear after Week 1 every season, and it’s good to remember. For Packers fans, it helps to think back to the 38-3 drubbing they suffered at the hands of New Orleans to…...

380 FFPC Main Event Teams Remain: Where Should the Bills and Rams Go Now?

Shawn Siegele looks at the fallout from Thursday night’s battle between the Bills and Rams. The FFPC Main Event offers plenty of drafts for those who have the itch after getting their first taste of real football. How high do the stars rise and how far should the duds fall? On Tuesday, I looked at four FFPC Main Event drafts and explained how to navigate…...

Dynasty Workshop: The Traditional Versus Permanent Championship Window

Shawn Siegele breaks down three perpetually reloading dynasty teams after their second full offseasons and explains the difference between the championship window and the Permanent Championship Window. With the 2022 NFL season starting today, we’re through the second offseason of RotoViz TriFlex leagues that had their startup drafts last year. These leagues debuted with the FFPC in the spring of 2021 and give you a…...

FFPC Main Event Week: Clear Every Hurdle in Pursuit of $1 Million – Breaking Down 4 High-Stakes Drafts

Shawn Siegele looks at four different FFPC Main Event drafts, discusses the hurdles each draft slot presents, and explains how to clear those obstacles to win $1 million. The 2022 NFL season is upon us, and that means our favorite drafts. Whether you’re playing in a home league auction, trying to win a million dollars in a massive best ball tournament, or anything in between,…...

Shawn’s 2022 Draft Plan – 28 Priority Player Targets, Falling Players to Grab, and Emergency Options

Shawn Siegele provides his 28 priority player targets for the 2022 season and breaks down the top-175 players into easily digestible categories for draft weekend.  The annual list of priority targets has become a tradition as we enter fantasy’s best weekend. While rankings can be helpful, this is basically the blueprint for my own drafts. It gives a feel for when to push, when to…...

A Big Win/Small Loss Super Team: The Best Pick in Each Round of 2022 Fantasy Football Drafts

Want the top picks from a high-stakes expert with double-digit Main Event titles? Fresh off his overall No. 2 finish in the 2021 FFPC Best Ball Tournament with co-managers Blair Andrews and Colm Kelly, Shawn gives his take on 2022. The biggest draft weekend of 2022 is upon us, and I’ve had some questions about the Updated Zero RB List and the Priority Targets and…...

The Most Fun Team You Can Draft and Why It May Also Be Your Best

Shawn Siegele melds key insights from the Best Ball Workshops with the immense upside from fun drafts in order to turn them into a tournament-winning masterpiece. As the next week’s Thursday night opener hurtles toward us, we’re about to embark on a drafting frenzy that puts every other part of the fantasy season to shame. The Underdog Best Ball Mania 3 contest is 83% full…...

2022 League Winners: Sharp Price Decline Results in Crazy Upside for This Davante Adams Doppelganger

In Part 2 of his look at the four league-winning wide receivers for 2022, Shawn Siegele dives into the discounted profile of a player with strong similarities to Davante Adams. Over the last two seasons Adams has been on one of the greatest fantasy receiver stretches in memory. He’s averaged 23.5 PPG, putting him ahead of all RBs and effectively ending the short-lived age of…...

2022 League Winners: The Must-Draft Secondary Breakout WR If You Can’t Afford Michael Pittman

Shawn Siegele examines a wide receiver poised for eruption and yet camouflaged by events that have kept his ADP very much in check. Michael Pittman has become the trendiest name in fantasy after a successful campaign where he broke out to the tune of 14 fantasy points per game. Pittman’s overall combination of target share, target depth, target efficiency, and route profile all fit a…...

2022 Zero RB Countdown: No. 5 to No. 1 – The Next Rashaad Penny and the New Tournament Winners

In Part 1, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Part 2 focused on the next generation of breakout candidates. Today in Part 3, he looks at why some of the best backs in football still land deep into Zero RB territory and breaks down their tournament-winning scenarios. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we…...

2022 Zero RB Candidates Countdown: No. 10 to No. 6 – The Impending Breakout Stars

Yesterday, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Today, he locates the next generation of breakout candidates, young backs with the profiles necessary to make that jump to stardom. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we help you find inexpensive RBs to destroy your league. The list isn’t just for Zero RB owners. You can…...

These 2 Explosive (and Cheap) Receivers Have the Best Chance to be the Next Deebo Samuel

Shawn Siegele breaks down the two players who could be the next Deebo Samuel and generate 30% advance rates in 2022. Can we locate the next Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel for the 2022 season? This was the question asked by RotoViz Overtime listeners, and it really is the most relevant question in fantasy. The epic seasons from Kupp and Samuel seemed to come out…...

There Won’t Be Another Cooper Kupp in 2022, But 1 WR Possesses Shocking Similarities at a Surprising Price

Shawn Siegele reviews the surprising similarities between this potential breakout receiver and Cooper Kupp’s profile heading in 2021. Colm Kelly and I received a question for RotoViz Overtime this week, and it got right down to the nitty gritty: Who will be the Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel of 2022? That’s really what we all want to know, right? Who will be the league winners?…...

Zero RB Playbook: 3 Buy-Low Candidates, 3 Inexpensive Trade Targets, and 3 Cheap Stash Options

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. The Zero RB Playbook will settle in as a Thursday or Friday article in most weeks, but I’ve really enjoyed the tempo of our RB content. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet gets you ready for those early waiver runs with two versions of Winning…...

Instant Breakouts, Young WRs, and the Permanent Championship Window: Dynasty WR Ranking Updates

Where do Drake London and Garrett Wilson fall in Shawn Siegele’s updated dynasty WR rankings after the first two weeks of the 2022 fantasy season? The 2022 season has gotten off to an almost unparalleled start at WR as first-round superstars annihilate the competition. The five WRs with ADPs in the opening stanza have averaged 52.8 PPG through two weeks. In Monday’s recap, I noted…...

Historic WR Performances, Trey Lance Heartbreak, and Rest-of-Season Tight End Rankings

Shawn Siegele checks in on historic wide receiver performances, discusses the Trey Lance injury, and ranks the tight end position for the rest of the season. The agony and the ecstasy were on full display in a Week 2 of historic wide receiver performances. Six WRs gained at least 75 yards with two touchdowns, and five of them came in the early wave of games…....

The Zero RB Playbook: Deep Stashes, Creative Trades, and Look-Ahead Waiver Pickups

Shawn Siegele looks at all the best trade opportunities at the RB position and dives into the trendy names on next week’s waiver wire. I’ve really enjoyed our RB content this week. Bjorn Yang-Vaernet got you off to a fast start with the Winning the Waiver Wire, Blair Andrews helped you understand all 32 depth charts with the Zero RB Watch, and Corbin Young spotlighted…...

Rest of Season Wide Receiver Rankings – Plus Buy High, Buy Low, Sell High, and Sell Low Options

Shawn Siegele looks at the sterling Week 1 from first-round wide receivers and breaks down his rest-of-season rankings for the top 25. In the context of Cooper Kupp’s epic 2021 season, it may be surprising that the two receivers with the highest target averages over the last two years were Davante Adams and Diontae Johnson. All three hit for at least 12 targets in Week…...

Don’t Underreact! Rest-of-Season Running Back Rankings: The Top 10

Shawn Siegele looks at the key RB performances of Week 1, profiles the risers and fallers, and gives his rest-of-season rankings for the RB1 tier. It’s only one week. This is the mantra we hear after Week 1 every season, and it’s good to remember. For Packers fans, it helps to think back to the 38-3 drubbing they suffered at the hands of New Orleans to…...

380 FFPC Main Event Teams Remain: Where Should the Bills and Rams Go Now?

Shawn Siegele looks at the fallout from Thursday night’s battle between the Bills and Rams. The FFPC Main Event offers plenty of drafts for those who have the itch after getting their first taste of real football. How high do the stars rise and how far should the duds fall? On Tuesday, I looked at four FFPC Main Event drafts and explained how to navigate…...

Dynasty Workshop: The Traditional Versus Permanent Championship Window

Shawn Siegele breaks down three perpetually reloading dynasty teams after their second full offseasons and explains the difference between the championship window and the Permanent Championship Window. With the 2022 NFL season starting today, we’re through the second offseason of RotoViz TriFlex leagues that had their startup drafts last year. These leagues debuted with the FFPC in the spring of 2021 and give you a…...

FFPC Main Event Week: Clear Every Hurdle in Pursuit of $1 Million – Breaking Down 4 High-Stakes Drafts

Shawn Siegele looks at four different FFPC Main Event drafts, discusses the hurdles each draft slot presents, and explains how to clear those obstacles to win $1 million. The 2022 NFL season is upon us, and that means our favorite drafts. Whether you’re playing in a home league auction, trying to win a million dollars in a massive best ball tournament, or anything in between,…...

Shawn’s 2022 Draft Plan – 28 Priority Player Targets, Falling Players to Grab, and Emergency Options

Shawn Siegele provides his 28 priority player targets for the 2022 season and breaks down the top-175 players into easily digestible categories for draft weekend.  The annual list of priority targets has become a tradition as we enter fantasy’s best weekend. While rankings can be helpful, this is basically the blueprint for my own drafts. It gives a feel for when to push, when to…...

A Big Win/Small Loss Super Team: The Best Pick in Each Round of 2022 Fantasy Football Drafts

Want the top picks from a high-stakes expert with double-digit Main Event titles? Fresh off his overall No. 2 finish in the 2021 FFPC Best Ball Tournament with co-managers Blair Andrews and Colm Kelly, Shawn gives his take on 2022. The biggest draft weekend of 2022 is upon us, and I’ve had some questions about the Updated Zero RB List and the Priority Targets and…...

The Most Fun Team You Can Draft and Why It May Also Be Your Best

Shawn Siegele melds key insights from the Best Ball Workshops with the immense upside from fun drafts in order to turn them into a tournament-winning masterpiece. As the next week’s Thursday night opener hurtles toward us, we’re about to embark on a drafting frenzy that puts every other part of the fantasy season to shame. The Underdog Best Ball Mania 3 contest is 83% full…...

2022 League Winners: Sharp Price Decline Results in Crazy Upside for This Davante Adams Doppelganger

In Part 2 of his look at the four league-winning wide receivers for 2022, Shawn Siegele dives into the discounted profile of a player with strong similarities to Davante Adams. Over the last two seasons Adams has been on one of the greatest fantasy receiver stretches in memory. He’s averaged 23.5 PPG, putting him ahead of all RBs and effectively ending the short-lived age of…...

2022 League Winners: The Must-Draft Secondary Breakout WR If You Can’t Afford Michael Pittman

Shawn Siegele examines a wide receiver poised for eruption and yet camouflaged by events that have kept his ADP very much in check. Michael Pittman has become the trendiest name in fantasy after a successful campaign where he broke out to the tune of 14 fantasy points per game. Pittman’s overall combination of target share, target depth, target efficiency, and route profile all fit a…...

2022 Zero RB Countdown: No. 5 to No. 1 – The Next Rashaad Penny and the New Tournament Winners

In Part 1, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Part 2 focused on the next generation of breakout candidates. Today in Part 3, he looks at why some of the best backs in football still land deep into Zero RB territory and breaks down their tournament-winning scenarios. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we…...

2022 Zero RB Candidates Countdown: No. 10 to No. 6 – The Impending Breakout Stars

Yesterday, Shawn covered sleeper candidates who offer inexpensive receiving upside mixed with freakish athletic ability. Today, he locates the next generation of breakout candidates, young backs with the profiles necessary to make that jump to stardom. Welcome to the 2022 Zero RB target list, where we help you find inexpensive RBs to destroy your league. The list isn’t just for Zero RB owners. You can…...

These 2 Explosive (and Cheap) Receivers Have the Best Chance to be the Next Deebo Samuel

Shawn Siegele breaks down the two players who could be the next Deebo Samuel and generate 30% advance rates in 2022. Can we locate the next Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel for the 2022 season? This was the question asked by RotoViz Overtime listeners, and it really is the most relevant question in fantasy. The epic seasons from Kupp and Samuel seemed to come out…...

There Won’t Be Another Cooper Kupp in 2022, But 1 WR Possesses Shocking Similarities at a Surprising Price

Shawn Siegele reviews the surprising similarities between this potential breakout receiver and Cooper Kupp’s profile heading in 2021. Colm Kelly and I received a question for RotoViz Overtime this week, and it got right down to the nitty gritty: Who will be the Cooper Kupp and Deebo Samuel of 2022? That’s really what we all want to know, right? Who will be the league winners?…...

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