Check these out for all your fantasy needs
It is never too early to get ready for the upcoming fantasy football season. For both the most avid of podcast listeners and the first-timers, these are some of the best fantasy football podcasts out there. From bigger names like ESPN and CBS Sports, to independent shows from the Fantasy Footballers, FantasyPros and Her Fantasy Football, to daily fantasy-specific podcasts, there are plenty of options to help you dominate your league. Be sure to check them out and subscribe via the links in the descriptions.
Note: Podcasts listed in alphabetical order
CBS Sports' Fantasy Football Today Podcast
Host Adam Aizer sits down with writers Dave Richard, Jamey Eisenberg and Heath Cummings for a comprehensive breakdown of everything you need to know in the fantasy football world. With features like Grade the Trade and their ever-popular Start/Sit debates, the group combines their years of expertise analyzing the action to pass along the best advice possible when it comes to dominating your league to garner ultimate bragging rights. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
The Daily Fantasy Edge Podcast
Presented by DraftKings, The Edge is a joint effort from three of the most highly-regarded voices in daily fantasy to comb through each week of NFL action. Peter Jennings is the top daily fantasy player on the planet, Al Zeidenfeld was Player of the Year in the 2013 Tournament and Adam Levitan is a very well-respected writer in the DFS industry. Put them together and what you get is a leading source of information for anyone looking to win in DFS. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
ESPN Fantasy Focus Football Podcast
Fantasy experts Matthew Berry (aka TMR, Talented Mr. Roto), Field Yates and Stephania Bell join forces for a podcast put together by ESPN, one of the most popular sites for leagues, draft prep and more. Berry (a New York Times best-selling author of Fantasy Life), Yates (former employee of the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots) and Bell (physical therapist who also serves as ESPN injury analyst) bring unique perspectives that combine for a well-rounded, informative podcast that will highlight all the important components of the fantasy spectrum. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
The Fantasy Footballers Podcast
The three-man Fantasy Footballer Podcast debuted in 2014 and has seen incredible growth in that span. In 2016, the podcast won four Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) awards and was nominated by the Academy of Podcasters for “Best Sports Podcast” of the year, while also ranking as the top-rated fantasy sports podcast in iTunes. Andy Holloway, Jason Moore, and Mike “The Fantasy Hitman” Wright strive to bring together a strategic outlook on fantasy, combined with tips and tricks on preparation and in-season adjustments, all the while keeping the conversation light and full of humor. As an independent podcast, the show is driven entirely by community support and advertising. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
Join host Matthew Freedman for a series of discussions on a variety of daily fantasy topics. The Daily Fantasy Sports Roundtable bring in guest panels who provide commentary on advanced strategy, lineup construction and optimization, and new daily fantasy trends to watch in the future. The FantasyLabs Podcast provides insight on game theory, as well as interviews with guests and DFS experts. The Daily Fantasy Flex takes a look at the sports landscape as a whole, giving tips on the slate of games coming up and what matchups to keep an eye on. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
Bobby Sylvester and Mike Tagliere bring to the table a conversation about fantasy that is as entertaining as it is informative. A calling card for FantasyPros is the plethora of experts connected to the show, so listeners can always count on plenty of insight and knowledge from this podcast. Whether it’s the sleeper to add off the waiver wire, the guy on the bench that really should start or any other question that listeners submit to the mailbag, FantasyPros provides the analysis to give listeners the best shot possible at winning their leagues. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
FootballGuys.com – The Audible
Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom discuss the latest news on all things NFL as well as handling the hot topics and important fantasy questions surrounding teams. The FantasyGuys staff has been coming up with innovative ways to compile and present information to fantasy players for more than 20 years now, starting with the introduction of Value Based Drafting and “Dominators” for Draft, Lineup and Projections. With this expertise at every turn, the podcast is a great place to keep track of player and team updates. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
Her Fantasy Football Podcast
Her Fantasy Football broke onto the scene in 2013 and has not looked back. Three sisters — Brandon Marianne Lee, Ashley Williams and Courtney Kirby — blend the fun of fantasy sports with the information and strategy so crucial to success. They have done a remarkable job, and were selected as a finalist for the 2015 Fantasy Sports Writers Association Podcast of the Year award. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
NFL Talking Heads Fantasy Football Podcast
Whether the fantasy season at hand is your first, fifth, or there’s been so many that you’ve lost count, Jeff (Carrier) and Seth (Lull) are the NFL Talking Heads that have one goal: helping you become better at fantasy football and ultimately win more games. From tailored draft strategies to fit your league’s specifications to transaction recommendations, their mix of facts and statistics with honest and unfiltered opinions make the NFL Talking Heads podcast one of the most informative shows out there. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
Pro Football Focus Fantasy Podcast
One of the most widely-regarded sources of football information takes it a step further with a number of features to aid listeners in winning the week in fantasy. From the latest news and player updates to in-depth looks at player performance and what that could mean for their success (or lack thereof), PFF has it all. While other sites might take reports and player grades from other sites, PFF grades each player in nearly every position group to provide the most thorough analysis possible and give its audience a place for objective rankings combined with insight on the impact of those rankings on fantasy teams. Click to learn more or to subscribe.
And don’t forget to pick up your copy of Athlon Sports’ 2017 Fantasy Football magazine, available for purchase online and at newsstands everywhere.