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The Late-Round Fantasy Football Podcast

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 with the hopes 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.

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328: 15 Transactions for Week 15

Is Josh Allen droppable? What about Tevin Coleman? Brandin Cooks? JJ talks about those players -- and more -- on this week's 15 Transactions episode.


10 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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84: Week 14 Start or Sit

What should fantasy football owners do with Russell Wilson​ this week? What about Cam Newton​? Those two players -- and tons more -- are analyzed in this week's Late-Round Podcast start-sit episode.


7 Dec 2017

Rank #2

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39: Risers and Fallers

With so much happening around the NFL over the last week, why not review which players should be rising and falling most on fantasy football draft boards? On Episode 39 of The Late-Round Podcast, host JJ Zachariason does just that, analyzing the Ezekiel Elliott suspension, Sammy Watkins and his new home, and much more.


15 Aug 2017

Rank #3

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317: 15 Transactions for Week 12

This week's 15 Transactions show features talk around Odell Beckham, Saquon Barkley, Josh Allen, Jameis Winston, and more.


19 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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200: 15 Transactions for Week 15

Is DaeSean Hamilton the Denver wideout to target through the rest of the fantasy football playoffs? What should fantasy managers do with Adrian Peterson? How about Devin Funchess? Those questions are tackled on this week's 15 Transactions episode.


11 Dec 2018

Rank #5

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340: Analyzing 2019's Biggest Misses

Shockingly, fantasy football analysts don't get everything right. On Episode 340, JJ talks about his biggest misses of the 2019 season to see where his process-related flaws were. Most importantly, he analyzes how to fix those mistakes for next season.


13 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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166: Week 3 Matchups

Is Rex Burkhead​ trustworthy in fantasy football? What about Kenny Stills​? Should you be playing Russell Wilson​ each week? Those questions are analyzed on this week's matchups episode.


20 Sep 2018

Rank #7

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291: Week 5 Matchups

Can you really trust Andy Dalton in fantasy football this week after a pitiful performance on Monday night? Are we bound to see a Will Fuller turnaround? Will Jordan Howard keep things going? JJ answers those questions while looking at a ton of other player situations on this week's matchups show.


3 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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331: Mailbag 12/13/19

Should your start-sit process change during the fantasy football playoffs? Outside of Chris Godwin and Julio Jones, are there any reliable receivers to play this week on the Bucs or Falcons? Who's next year's DJ Chark going to be? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's mailbag episode.


13 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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124: Positional Value Is Not a Crock

During the first round of this year's NFL Draft, the Giants​ selected Saquon Barkley with the second overall selection. The team's general manager, Dave Gettleman, later said that the notion of positional value is a "crock." On Episode 124 of The Late-Round Podcast, JJ explains why that's completely untrue, and he shows how we even see positional value at play in our fantasy football leagues.


27 Apr 2018

Rank #10

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267: Players to Avoid

Last week, JJ featured 10 players to target in your fantasy football drafts this year. On this episode of The Late-Round Podcast, he examines 10 players who are being overvalued in drafts -- players you may want to avoid.


13 Aug 2019

Rank #11

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228: Free Agency's Impact on Fantasy Football

A ton of players changed teams over the last week in the NFL, but what does it all mean? On Episode 228, JJ analyzes all the relevant moves, breaking down the impact they'll have in fantasy football.


19 Mar 2019

Rank #12

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31: Meaningful Data

Plenty of football fans and analysts are anti-data, but some of them bash numbers simply because there are just too many metrics being created around the sport. And that's not false, especially in fantasy football. In Episode 31 of The Late-Round Podcast, host JJ Zachariason is joined by Rotoworld.com's Rich Hribar to dissect this a bit, as they dig into which metrics matter most in pretend pigskin.


18 Jul 2017

Rank #13

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265: Players to Target

JJ talks through 10 of his favorite fantasy football values this season, providing lots of detail and evidence as to why he's targeting those players.


5 Aug 2019

Rank #14

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325: 10 Trends for Week 14

This week's 10 Trends show features talk around Jared Goff, the Denver backfield, DeVante Parker, and lots more.


4 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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236: An Intriguing Wide Receiver Class

​Is this the best wide receiver class that we've seen since the epic 2014 group? To help answer that question, JJ talks to Rotoworld's Josh Norris, who breaks down and explains who he likes and dislikes in this class at wide receiver.


15 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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313: 15 Transactions for Week 11

Is Derrick Henry bound to have a big second half of the season? What should fantasy football managers do with Odell Beckham? JJ answers those questions while providing a handful of useful moves you can make to improve your fantasy roster entering Week 11.


12 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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78: 15 Transactions for Week 12

What should fantasy football owners be doing with Kareem Hunt and Dak Prescott? Can Case Keenum keep up his pace? Those questions -- and more -- are answered on this week's 15 Transactions episode.


21 Nov 2017

Rank #18

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87: Week 15 Start or Sit

With your season on the line, which players should you be starting and sitting this week in fantasy football? Host JJ Zachariason digs in as he looks at Jimmy Garoppolo, Alex Smith, Latavius Murray, and T.Y. Hilton, just to name a few.


14 Dec 2017

Rank #19

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332: 15 Transactions for Week 16

It's fantasy football championship week. You made it this far, but are there any players sitting on your waiver wire who could help you win it all? JJ gives a handful of options on this week's 15 Transactions episode.


17 Dec 2019

Rank #20