054 - Week 2 Recap & Week 3 Preview with Jeff Dumont

September 19, 2017

Episode 54: Week 2 Recap & Week 3 Preview with Jeff Dumont

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Jeff Dumont (@jeffd119), and they kick off the episode by reviewing Jeff's DraftKings QB picks from this past slate. Their Week 2 recap then veers back toward redraft leagues, with 2QB and Superflex formats taking precedent as is tradition on the pod.  In addition to reviewing news and results from around the NFL, your hosts pick their boom and bust of the week at the quarterback position. Their Week 3 preview follows, with streaming and benching suggestions, plus discussion of backup passers to preemptively add and other interesting storylines to follow this weekend.

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053 - Week 1 Recap & Week 2 Preview with Jim Sannes

September 12, 2017

Episode 53: Week 1 Recap & Week 2 Preview with Jim Sannes

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) to recap Week 1's NFL action from a 2QB perspective.  They declare their booms/busts of the week and generally discuss how to apply the new information we have from Sunday's games.  Later, the conversation turns to how and when to forecast aging quarterbacks dropping off versus younger quarterbacks ascending.  Finally, your hosts look ahead to Week 2, identifying both streamers and fantasy clipboard-holders for the upcoming slate.

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The 2QB Experience - 052 - Structural Drafting with Ben Gretch

September 1, 2017

Episode 52: Structural Drafting with Ben Gretch

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Ben Gretch (@YardsPerGretch) to talk about Structural Drafting and how it can be applied to two-quarterback leagues.  They start with Ben's outlook from one-quarterback formats and contrast against 2QB and Superflex to discuss how quarterback drafting structures should evolve.  The conversation touches on how nuances like league settings and draft slot reward different structures, as well as when it's appropriate to pivot from one structure to another in the middle of a draft.

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The 2QB Experience - 051 - Rankings Talk with Scott Pianowski

August 30, 2017

Episode 51: Rankings Talk with Scott Pianowski

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Scott Pianowski (@scott_pianowski) to discuss recent events from the preseason, including Ezekiel Elliott's hope to reduce or delay his suspension (7:08), Deshone Kizer grabbing the starting quarterback job in Cleveland (12:04), Matthew Stafford vs. Derek Carr (19:56), Josh McCown and the Jets' offense (24:26), Tyrod Taylor's fantasy woes (26:51), and the odds of a bounce back season for Russell Wilson (35:04).  Afterward, settle in for a lengthy meandering through Greg & Scott's methodology and implementation of fantasy rankings (38:12).

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The 2QB Experience - 050 - Draft Strategy with Anthony Amico

August 22, 2017

Episode 50: Draft Strategy Deep Dive with Anthony Amico

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Anthony Amico (@amicsta) to go around the league on recent NFL news (1:59), including fantasy analysis of the Rams potential improvement on offense, Anquan Boldin's retirement and its affect on Tyrod Taylor's value, Blake Bortles vs. Chad Henne, Pat Mahomes' value as a handcuff, Trevor Siemian besting Paxton Lynch (still), Joe Flacco's outlook, and Jay Cutler's chemistry with his wide receivers.  The second half of the show examines some lesser-covered angles from the podcast and uses those as a jumping off point for a broader conversation about 2QB strategy in general (19:43).  Specific topics include Brian Hoyer and the 49ers offense, how to properly value good players on bad teams, Matthew Stafford and the competition for touches in Detroit, Philip Rivers vs. Derek Carr, how to approach auctions, the worth of the tight end position, and how we can build a draft plan based on allocation of bench depth.

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The 2QB Experience - 049 - QB Battles with Jim Sannes

August 16, 2017

Episode 49: QB Battles with Jim Sannes

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) of numberFire, and the fantasy value of Devin Funchess goes under the microscope first (3:29).  Next, they dive into news from around the NFL since last episode (5:20), discussing Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension, recent trades made by the Buffalo Bills, and Quincy Enunwa's injury.  The rest of the episode examines preseason quarterback battles, as well as potential battles to come in the future.  Greg & Jim cover the QB situations for the New York Jets (14:28), Cleveland Browns (18:04), Denver Broncos (23:32), Houston Texans (26:41), Chicago Bears (31:59), Miami Dolphins (36:50), Kansas City Chiefs (38:43), Buffalo Bills (42:56), Jacksonville Jaguars (45:23), New York Giants (47:24), and Los Angeles Rams (49:29).

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The 2QB Experience - 048 - QB Scouting with Derrik Klassen

August 8, 2017

Episode 48: QB Scouting with Derrik Klassen

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Derrik Klassen (@QBKlass) of TwoQBs, Optimum Scouting, and Bleacher report to discuss Derrik's recent article on NFL.com's Air Yards To Sticks statistic, a.k.a. AYTS (1:53).  After that, they dive into recent news from around the league and discuss the fantasy implications of those happenings, with the impact of Ryan Tannehill's injury and Jay Cutler's signing figuring most prominently for 2QB and Superflex drafters (8:05).  Then, Derrik breaks down his QB scouting process.  He talks about how he got into the quarterback scouting game, what traits and abilities he looks for at the position, how he accounts for context when evaluating film, and which passers he's most interested in watching this preseason (19:22).

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The 2QB Experience - 047 - Rankings Insights with Mike Tagliere

August 1, 2017

Episode 47: Rankings Insights with Mike Tagliere

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) of FantasyPros, and they start the show looking at 2QB-related news from around the NFL, like the health of Andrew Luck (2:55) & Joe Flacco (6:18), as well as the Cardale Jones trade (8:34) and the fallout from Kenneth Dixon's injury (11:38).  The bulk of the episode is then spent comparing each other's rankings and talking draft strategy surrounding notable players at each major position.  Quarterbacks are first (20:46), with Marcus Mariota, Tyrod Taylor, and Matthew Stafford.  Then running backs (35:50), with Ty Montomery and a handful of second- and third-tier rushers holding similar values.  Next are wide receivers (46:59), including Brandin Cooks, Cam Meredith, and the Washington offense through the lense of Terrelle Pryor & Jamison Crowder.  Tights ends are last (59:36), with Jimmy Graham and the three big-name rookies, David Njoku, O.J. Howard, and Evan Engram.

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The 2QB Experience - 046 - Schedules and Stacks with Ben Cummins

July 26, 2017

Episode 46: Schedules and Stacks with Ben Cummins

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Ben Cummins (@BenCumminsFF) to discuss fantasy strategy surrounding quarterbacks around the league, including the battle between Trevor Siemian & Paxton Lynch in Denver (3:10), Carson Palmer and the impact of early-season schedules (11:09), drafting from the bountiful middle-tier of passers (19:51), Alex Smith vs. Sam Bradford (25:58), and when to handcuff backups like Jimmy Garoppolo (29:48).  The balance of the episode touches on the Scott Fish Bowl (#SFB7) and the lessons it can apply to other formats, like understanding league settings (34:10), playing the RB lottery (37:02), how to make strategic sacrifices in drafts (42:01), when stacking can work in redraft (48:10), identifying undervalued wide receivers (54:04), and determining drafting mistakes to improve strategic processes (56:47).

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The 2QB Experience - 045 - Tough Evaluations with Evan Silva

July 19, 2017

Episode 45: Tough Evaluations with Evan Silva

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Host Greg Smith (@gregsauce) is joined by Evan Silva (@evansilva) of Rotoworld, and they discuss difficult to evaluate players across all offensive positions in fantasy football.  They begin at quarterback with Cam Newton, Dak Prescott, and a listener question about Tyrod Taylor.  Running back is next, featuring Ameer Abdullah, Spencer Ware, LeGarrette Blount, Paul Perkins, and Thomas Rawls.  The discussion then moves to wide receivers Brandin Cooks, Chris Hogan, Tyreek Hill, DeVante Parker (with a listen question interlude about Ryan Tannehill), Randall Cobb, and Keenan Allen.  Greg & Evan bring things home by talking about Delanie Walker, plus a couple other tight end options for later in drafts.

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