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Dan's Most Wanted List (06/03 Fantasy Football Podcast)

Dan's Most Wanted List (06/03 Fantasy Football Podcast)

Update: 2024-06-03
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The Fantasy Football Today podcast tackles listener questions about keeper decisions. One listener, Zach, asks for advice on keeping two players in a super flex, half PPR league. He's already keeping Stroud and has to choose between Pichecco, Ayuk, McBride, and DAC. The hosts recommend Pichecco. Another listener, B Ross, asks for advice on keeping two players in a 12-person full PPR two keeper league. He has to choose between Drake London, Puka Nacua, Mark Andrews, and CJ Stroud. The hosts recommend keeping London and Puka. Finally, a listener asks for advice on a trade in a rookie-only draft, but the hosts decide to save that discussion for a future episode.

Outlines

00:00:00
Intro and Dan's Most Wanted

This Chapter begins with the introduction of the Fantasy Football Today podcast and Dan's most wanted players. Dan starts by discussing Travis Kelce's fantasy value, arguing that his recent decline in touchdowns is likely due to injury and that he should be drafted in the middle of round two. He also mentions other players on his list, including Devon H. Ann, Derek Henry, Cooper Cup, and Dalton King Cade.

00:01:43
Travis Kelce's Fantasy Value

This Chapter delves into a detailed analysis of Travis Kelce's fantasy value. Dan highlights Kelce's consistent performance over the past decade, emphasizing his ability to consistently produce despite a recent decline in touchdowns. He attributes this decline to injury and believes that Kelce's touchdown numbers will rebound in the upcoming season. Dan also discusses Kelce's snap count and target share, arguing that he remains a valuable asset in the Chiefs' offense.

00:35:26
Justin Jefferson's Contract and Fantasy Impact

This Chapter focuses on the impact of Justin Jefferson's new contract on his fantasy value. The hosts discuss the contract details and how it secures Jefferson's future with the Vikings. They also debate whether the contract will affect Jefferson's production, considering the uncertainty surrounding the Vikings' quarterback situation. Jamie remains optimistic about Jefferson's prospects, while Dan expresses some concerns.

00:35:32
Dan's Most Wanted: Garrett Wilson

This Chapter highlights Dan's most wanted player, Garrett Wilson. Dan believes that Wilson is a breakout candidate with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback. He discusses Wilson's target share and snap count, arguing that he is a valuable asset in the Jets' offense. Dan also emphasizes the importance of Wilson's one-on-one matchups and the potential for him to be a top-five wide receiver.

00:35:42
Dan's Most Wanted: Zach Moss

This Chapter focuses on Zach Moss, another player on Dan's most wanted list. Dan believes that Moss is a good value pick in the later rounds, highlighting his ability to create yards after contact and force missed tackles. He also discusses the Bengals' offensive scheme and how it could benefit Moss. Dan believes that Moss has the potential to be a solid RB2, and possibly even better if he gets a few touchdowns.

00:42:20
Dan's Most Wanted: Rookies

This Chapter features Dan's most wanted rookie players. He discusses Lad McConkey, Roma Duenez, and Xavier Worthy, highlighting their potential for breakout seasons. Dan believes that McConkey has the potential to be the best receiver on the Chargers, Duenez could be a must-start player in the Bears' offense, and Worthy could thrive in the Chiefs' system. He also mentions other rookie quarterbacks he likes, including Brock Purdy, Caleb Williams, and Jaden Daniels.

00:57:43
Keeper Decisions and Trade Talk

This Chapter focuses on listener questions about keeper decisions and a trade in a rookie-only draft. The hosts discuss the best players to keep in various league formats and briefly touch on a trade, which they decide to save for a future episode.

Keywords

Travis Kelce
Travis Kelce is a professional American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He is widely considered one of the greatest tight ends of all time, known for his exceptional receiving skills, blocking ability, and consistent production. Kelce has been selected to nine Pro Bowls, won four All-Pro honors, and won Super Bowl LIV with the Chiefs. He is also a two-time NFL receiving yards leader among tight ends and holds numerous NFL records for the position.

Justin Jefferson
Justin Jefferson is a professional American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He is widely regarded as one of the best wide receivers in the league, known for his exceptional route running, hands, and ability to create separation from defenders. Jefferson was selected to the Pro Bowl in his first three seasons and was named an All-Pro in 2022. He holds numerous Vikings franchise records and is on pace to become one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history.

Garrett Wilson
Garrett Wilson is a professional American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Jets with the 10th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Wilson is known for his speed, agility, and ability to make contested catches. He is considered a potential breakout candidate in the upcoming season with the arrival of Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.

Zach Moss
Zach Moss is a professional American football running back for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was originally drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Moss is known for his power running style and ability to create yards after contact. He is expected to have a significant role in the Bengals' offense in the upcoming season.

Lad McConkey
Lad McConkey is a professional American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Chargers in the third round of the 2023 NFL Draft. McConkey is known for his route running, hands, and ability to get open. He is considered a potential breakout candidate in the upcoming season with the Chargers.

Roma Duenez
Roma Duenez is a professional American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Bears in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Duenez is known for his speed, agility, and ability to make contested catches. He is considered a potential breakout candidate in the upcoming season with the Bears.

Xavier Worthy
Xavier Worthy is a professional American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Chiefs in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Worthy is known for his speed, agility, and ability to make big plays. He is considered a potential breakout candidate in the upcoming season with the Chiefs.

Caleb Williams
Caleb Williams is a professional American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Rams with the 13th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Williams is considered one of the most talented quarterbacks in the draft class, known for his arm strength, athleticism, and playmaking ability. He is expected to be a key player for the Rams in the upcoming season.

Jaden Daniels
Jaden Daniels is a professional American football quarterback for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Raiders in the third round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Daniels is known for his athleticism, arm strength, and ability to make plays both inside and outside the pocket. He is expected to compete for the starting quarterback job with the Raiders in the upcoming season.

Brock Purdy
Brock Purdy is a professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the 49ers in the seventh round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Purdy had a breakout performance in the 2022 season, leading the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game. He is considered a potential franchise quarterback for the 49ers.

Q&A

  • What is Dan's main argument for drafting Travis Kelce in the middle of round two?

    Dan believes that Kelce's recent decline in touchdowns is likely due to injury and that his touchdown numbers will rebound in the upcoming season. He also highlights Kelce's consistent performance over the past decade and his continued role as a valuable asset in the Chiefs' offense.

  • How does Justin Jefferson's new contract impact his fantasy value?

    The hosts debate whether the contract will affect Jefferson's production, considering the uncertainty surrounding the Vikings' quarterback situation. Jamie remains optimistic about Jefferson's prospects, while Dan expresses some concerns.

  • Why does Dan believe Garrett Wilson is a breakout candidate this year?

    Dan believes that Wilson is a breakout candidate with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback. He discusses Wilson's target share and snap count, arguing that he is a valuable asset in the Jets' offense. Dan also emphasizes the importance of Wilson's one-on-one matchups and the potential for him to be a top-five wide receiver.

  • What makes Zach Moss a good value pick in the later rounds?

    Dan believes that Moss is a good value pick in the later rounds, highlighting his ability to create yards after contact and force missed tackles. He also discusses the Bengals' offensive scheme and how it could benefit Moss. Dan believes that Moss has the potential to be a solid RB2, and possibly even better if he gets a few touchdowns.

  • What are some of the key factors to consider when evaluating rookie wide receivers?

    The hosts discuss the importance of considering the rookie's talent, the offensive scheme, and the quarterback situation. They also emphasize the need to be cautious about reaching for rookies, especially those who are playing in crowded offenses.

  • What are some of the breakout wide receivers who are not rookies and have not yet had breakout seasons?

    The hosts discuss players like Khalil Shakir, Quentin Johnson, and Jahon Dotson, highlighting their potential for increased production in the upcoming season. They also mention other players who have shown flashes of brilliance but haven't yet reached their full potential, such as Christian Watson and Jerry Jeudy.

  • What are the hosts' recommendations for keeper decisions in a super flex, half PPR league?

    The hosts recommend keeping Pichecco in a super flex, half PPR league.

  • What are the hosts' recommendations for keeper decisions in a 12-person full PPR two keeper league?

    The hosts recommend keeping Drake London and Puka Nacua in a 12-person full PPR two keeper league.

  • What trade did a listener ask about, and why did the hosts decide to save it for a future episode?

    A listener asked about a trade in a rookie-only draft, but the hosts decided to save that discussion for a future episode.

Show Notes

Fantasy Football Today is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and wherever else you listen to podcasts

Dan Schneier is back and he's telling us his favorite draft values for 2024, and it starts with Travis Kelce (1:45 ). Dan makes the case to take Kelce as early as the middle of the second round, and it's a pretty good case! We've also got Dan's greatest achievement ever (8:40 ) and news and notes (13:10 ) on Josh Jacobs, Darren Waller and Justin Jefferson ... Dan gets us pumped about drafting Garrett Wilson (27:05 ) and Zack Moss (37:40 ). Jamey provides some counterpoints, especially on Moss. What kind of role will Chase Brown have? ... Apparently, Dan loves rookies! He'll tell us three rookie wide receivers he is high on (44:40 ) and two rookie quarterbacks (55:05 ) plus why Brock Purdy is underrated in Fantasy ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.com

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