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The NerdBall Fantasy Football Show

The NerdBall Fantasy Football Show

By NerdBall
Tune into Pete, Clark, Nic, and Jordan as they talk fantasy football in every manner possible. From re-draft to dynasty, PPR to superflex, they’ve got you covered no matter what league you play in. With multiple shows a week, you’ll always be up-to-date with the latest NFL news and fantasy stats.

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Nerding Out Over Preseason Storylines
On this episode of “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic breaks down all the latest NFL preseason fantasy football news! Topics include Philadelphia's pass-happy preseason, Matthew Stafford's elbow, Chicago OL worries, Jonathan Taylor's potential decrease in touches, Drake London's knee injury, and Elijah Mitchell's hamstring strain. Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Join our Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:04:45
August 13, 2022
ADPs We Love + Is Rashaad Penny an RB2?
Pete, Clark, and Jordan share their loves and hates from the previous week and why hating on Lamar Jackson is dumb. Also, the nerds talk themselves into Rashaad Penny this year and Pete gives his top-10 ADPs for 2022 fantasy football. Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Join our Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:17:37
August 10, 2022
Nerding Out Over Salary Cap Drafts with Drew Davenport
On this episode of “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Drew Davenport to talk about both basic and advanced concepts of the Salary Cap (Auction) Draft format. An expert in the field, Drew brings the heat, breaking down his trusted Par Sheet tool, how to approach the nomination process, how to find value in this format, and more. Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
51:03
August 05, 2022
Nerding Out with Pat Kerrane
On this episode of “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Pat Kerrane of NBC Sports Edge to talk some top names in 2022 fantasy football, including A.J. Brown, Michael Pittman Jr. D.J. Moore, Courtland Sutton, Travis Kelce, Gabe Davis, Kadarius Toney, Brandon Aiyuk, and Chase Claypool. Pat also shares a fun story about the ever-pleasant John Daigle before closing with a pair of 2022 breakouts and one heart breaker. Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:27:06
July 21, 2022
Nerding Out Over Running Backs for 2022 Fantasy Football
On this episode of "Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford", Nic offers his thoughts on every fantasy-relevant running back for the 2022 season. CMC vs. JT for RB1. Are Javonte Williams and Aaron Jones top 5 RBs? Should you get ahead of the curve on Alvin Kamara? Is Dameon Pierce a 2022 bellcow? Is Tyrion Davis-Price THE must-draft, late-round, rookie RB? Who is the best dart throw: Keaontay Ingram, Brian Robinson, Julius Chestnut, Isaih Pacheco, or Trestan Ebner? Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:14:55
July 15, 2022
Nerding Out Over Injury Risks for 2022 Fantasy Football with Adam Hutchison
On this episode of “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Dr. Adam Hutchison of 4for4 to talk 2022 fantasy football injury risks. Using early July Underdog ADP data from Rounds 1-10, Nic asked Dr. Hutchison to profile one player per round who currently has injury concerns associated with him. Players discussed: RB Christian McCaffrey, WR Deebo Samuel, RB Travis Etienne, RB Cam Akers, WR Rashod Bateman, RB Elijah Mitchell, WR Michael Thomas, WR Kadarius Toney, WR Robert Woods, WR Kenny Golladay, and RB JK Dobbins.
59:02
July 13, 2022
Nerding Out Over Wide Receivers for 2022 Fantasy Football
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic breaks down the wide receiver position and his rankings for 2022 fantasy football. Spoiler alert: draft Kadarius Toney. Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:13:19
July 11, 2022
Nerding Out Over Quarterbacks for 2022 Fantasy Football
Nerding Out is back for the 2022 fantasy football season! Nic starts the year breaking down the quarterback position, offering his thoughts on everything from redraft to dynasty, to Superflex, and more!
56:18
July 05, 2022
Nerding Out Over Week 14 Fantasy Football Must Starts + Sits, Full Week Preview with Ryan Reynolds
Nic  is joined by Establish The Run's Ryan Reynolds to talk Week 14  Must-Starts and Wildcards before breaking down the full Sunday slate  (1:02). Dallas Cowboys at Washington Football Team (14:20), Jacksonville  Jaguars at Tennessee Titans (22:29), Seattle Seahawks at Houston Texans  (30:34), Las Vegas Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs (34:22), New Orleans  Saints at New York Jets (39:48), Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers  (47:28), Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns  (50:38), New York Giants  at Los Angeles Chargers (55:27), Detroit Lions at Denver Broncos  (1:01:10), San Francisco 49ers at Cincinnati Bengals (1:06:45), Buffalo  Bills at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1:13:35), Chicago Bears at Green Bay  Packers (1:19:16).
01:26:40
December 10, 2021
NERDBALL! Week 13 Recap and we look ahead to Week 14
This week we talk about top performances from Week 13, pick a few games to target as we move in to the last week of the byes, and of course we talk waiver wire. Tune in!
54:44
December 08, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 13 Must-Starts + Full Week Preview With Hayden Winks
Nic nerds out with Underdog Fantasy's Hayden Winks over Week 13  Must-starts and wildcards (0:51). Nic then breaks down the full Sunday  slate: New York Giants at Miami Dolphins (15:40), Indianapolis Colts at  Houston Texans (22:45), Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions (29:03),  Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets (38:36), Arizona Cardinals at  Chicago Bears (43:26), Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals  (48:38), Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons (55:19), Jacksonville  Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams (59:03), Washington Football Team at Las  Vegas Raiders (1:05:23), Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers  (1:08:04), San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (1:10:57), and Sunday  Night Football: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs (1:15:39).
01:20:25
December 03, 2021
Running Back Injuries, Add Kendrick Bourne, and Week 13 Fantasy Football Starts & Sits
Just Clark this week as he opens the show discussing the Christian McCaffrey and Dalvin Cook injuries, add Taysom Hill off waivers?, and the 49ers' offense without Deebo Samuel (1:55). Then he breaks down what's been a surprisingly good Dolphins' offense and gives his top waiver target for the week (11:20). Finally, the lone nerd gives his favorite fantasy football starts & sits for Week 13, including Derek Carr start-worthy vs Washington and Tim Patrick a sneaky play vs the Chiefs (16:50). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
42:11
December 01, 2021
Week 11 Takeaways & Waiver Wire Targets + Week 12 Fantasy Football Starts & Sits
Pete, Clark, and Jordan open the show sharing their biggest takeaways from Week 11 fantasy football (5:00). Then it’s onto the waiver wire as they talk Ty Johnson, Cedrick Wilson, and more top targets (17:55). Finally, the nerds give their favorite starts & sits for Week 12, including Taylor Heinicke vs the Seahawks, desperation play Rex Burkhead, fire-up Darnell Mooney Thanksgiving day, and sit Jared Cook (26:45). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
54:27
November 24, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 11 Must-Starts + Full Week Preview With Brian Drake
On this week's "Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford", Nic is joined by Brian Drake of Fighting Chance Fantasy and the Fantasy Football Hustle Podcast to give their Week 11 must starts (1:23). Nic then goes game-by-game to breakdown the Sunday slate: New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles (11:45), Miami Dolphins at New York Jets (17:45), Washington Football Team at Carolina Panthers (23:35), Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills (30:52), Detroit Lions at Cleveland Browns (36:40), San Fran Cisco 49ers at Jacksonville Jaguars (40:17), Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans (44:11), Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (47:06), Baltimore Ravens at Chicago Bears (50:08), Cincinnati Bengals at Las Vegas Raiders (55:29), Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks (58:45), Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs (1:03:39), and Pittsburgh Steelers at Los Angeles Chargers (1:07:35). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreton.com/nerdballff
01:13:07
November 19, 2021
Week 10 Fantasy Takeaways: Add Rhamondre Stevenson & AJ Dillon, Buy Low on Terry McLaurin
Pete and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 10 fantasy football (4:00). In NFL news, updates on Aaron Jones & Cordarrelle Patterson’s injuries, breaking down the Cowboys receiver room, and what Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s return means for Darrel Williams (19:45). The nerds then turn to the waiver wire and give their top targets this week, including Patriots’ rookie back Rhamondre Stevenson (36:00). Finally, they discuss Melvin Gordon, Terry McLaurin, and other buy-low trade targets ahead of fantasy trade deadlines (52:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:00:48
November 16, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 10 Must-Starts + Full Week Preview With Dr. Adam Hutchison
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Dr. Adam Hutchison of 4for4 to give their Week 10 fantasy football must-starts (1:45). Nic then goes game-by-game to breakdown the Sunday slate: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets (20:54), Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team (31:31), Atlanta Falcons at Dallas Cowboys (38:09), New Orleans Saints at Tennessee Titans (41:58), Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts (47:41), Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers (50:48), Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots (54:53), Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Chargers (59:44), Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals (1:06:31), Philadelphia Eagles at Denver Broncos (1:10:42), Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers (1:17:34), and Kansas City Chiefs at Las Vegas Raiders (1:22:18). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:28:10
November 12, 2021
Week 10 Starts & Sits: Michael Pittman Smash Week, Bench Antonio Gibson, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 10 game and give their favorite starts & sits for fantasy football, including Antonio Gibson belonging on your bench, Matty Ice is back!, Deonte Harris perfect sleeper start, fade Pat Freiermuth (yes, fade!) & more (7:18). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and have just 2 minutes to draft a DFS lineup (59:48). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:03:16
November 12, 2021
Week 9 Fantasy Takeaways: Props to James Conner & Go Get Elijah Moore
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 9 fantasy football (4:45). In NFL news, Chase Edmonds set to miss three weeks, Devin Singletary a must-start if Zach Moss misses time, and where’s Odell Beckham’s best landing spot? (20:15). The nerds then turn to the waiver wire and give their top targets this week, including Jets’ stud rookie Elijah Moore (36:00). Finally, they play “True or False” and make their call on Devonta Freeman, Brandin Aiyuk, and others (44:10). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
45:35
November 09, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 9 Must-Starts + Full Week Preview With Ryan Reynolds
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and Ryan Reynolds of Establish the Run highlight six players of note for Week 9 fantasy football, including four must-starts (01:58). Nic then goes game-by-game to breakdown the Sunday slate: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints (11:46), Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys (20:26), New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers (30:05), Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens (35:41), Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals (41:50), Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills (48:36), Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins (53:38), Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants (56:48), Las Angeles Chargers at Philadelphia Eagles (1:01:45), Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs (1:07:10), Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco (1:12:29), and Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams (1:21:35). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Follow Ryan on Twitter: @RyanReynoldsNFL Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:31:11
November 05, 2021
Week 9 Starts & Sits: Play A.J. Dillon, Fade Mike Williams, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 9 game and give their favorite starts & sits for fantasy football, including Taysom Hill’s elite fantasy potential, don’t even consider Carlos Hyde, fade Mike Williams vs Eagles, A.J. Dillon a solid flex play without Aaron Rodgers & more (8:20). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players on teams with at least six wins (1:08:30). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdbalff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:17:18
November 04, 2021
Week 8 Fantasy Takeaways + Trades We Want to See Happen at the NFL Deadline
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 8 fantasy football (5:55). In NFL news, Derrick Henry is on IR and Adrian Peterson is a Titan, Taysom Hill’s impact on the Saints offense, and the Rams pulling off another star-studded trade for Von Miller (17:30). With the NFL trade deadline fast approaching, the nerds each give a trade they’d love to see happen including Brandin Cooks teaming up with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay (29:35). Finally, they give their top waiver wire targets for Week 9 (41:17). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
46:54
November 02, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 8 Must-Starts + Full Week Preview With Dr. Edwin Porras
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and Dr. Edwin Porras kick off the Five Guys segment with a pair of fantasy football must starts (3:21) before diving into their eight remaining players of interest. Nic then breaks down the full Sunday slate: Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets (33:25), Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts (39:19, circles back to IND at 1:44:10), Los Angeles Rams at Houston Texans (41:20), Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (46:06), Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions (53:26), San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears (59:40), Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons (1:06:12), Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills (1:11:44), New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers (1:17:05), Jacksonville Jaguars at Seattle Seahawks (1:22:51), Washington Football Team at Denver Broncos (1:28:07), Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints (1:33:30), and the Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings (1:38:32). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Follow Dr. Edwin Porras on Twitter: @FBInjuryDoc Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:48:40
October 29, 2021
Week 8 Starts & Sits: Michael Carter, Kenneth Gainwell, Odell Beckham Jr, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 8 game and give their favorite fantasy football starts & sits, including desperation start Randall Cobb, sit Jaylen Waddle, Michael Carter with sneaky PPR value, is it finally time to give up on Odell Beckham Jr. & more (6:02). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players just from the NFC (1:02:55). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:12:11
October 28, 2021
Week 7 Fantasy Takeaways: Add Kenneth Gainwell & Allen Lazard, Trade Christian McCaffrey
Pete and Clark open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 7 fantasy football (2:40). In NFL news, Davante Adams likely to miss Thursday night’s game, what Zach Wilson’s injury means for the Jets’ offense, and which Eagles running back to add with Miles Sanders banged up (20:00). The nerds then turn to the waiver wire and give their top targets this week (35:05). Finally, they break out the Worry Panic Scale Index™️ to grade their worry levels on Christian McCaffrey and Jaylen Waddle’s Week 8 matchup (43:22). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
52:60
October 26, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 7 Fantasy Football Preview With Dr. Adam Hutchison
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and guest Dr. Adam Hutchison kick things off by breaking down their 5 Guys, including what fantasy managers should do about Antonio Gibson (1:00). Nic then gives a full Week 7 fantasy football preview for the Sunday slate: New York Jets at New England Patriots (29:35), Carolina Panthers at New York Giants (35:09), Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans (40:22), Washington Football Team at Green Bay Packers (49:29), Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins (52:28), Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens (55:13), Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams (58:39), Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders (1:00:28), Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals (1:04:06), Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1:07:10), Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers (1:10:28). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:14:13
October 22, 2021
Week 7 Starts & Sits: Tee Higgins, Jamison Crowder, Robby Anderson, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 7 game and give their favorite starts & sits for fantasy football, including fade Tee Higgins (and maybe even Ja'Marr Chase!?) vs the Ravens, Calvin Ridley WR1 Week, start target monster Jamison Crowder & more (5:20). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players from the 1 PM games (58:47). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:09:36
October 21, 2021
Week 6 Fantasy Takeaways: How to Survive the Running Back Plague
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 6 fantasy football (3:10). In NFL news, who to add in Cleveland with Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt injured, monitor Antonio Gibson’s shin injury, and making sense of the Seahawks backfield mess (19:30). The nerds then use their patented Worry Panic Scale Index™ to grade their worry levels on Miles Sanders and Chris Godwin (34:56). Finally, they share their top waiver wire targets for Week 7 (48:21). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
55:58
October 19, 2021
Nerding Out Over Starts of the Week + Full Week 6 Fantasy Preview
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic talks his top "5 Guys" (1:49) before breaking down the full Sunday slate for Week 6 fantasy football. Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars (12:10), Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Football Team (19:04), Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants (26:33), Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts (34:03), Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions (38:09), Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (43:04), Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Raves (50:38), Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers (56:44), Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns (1:05:50), Las Vegas Raiders at Denver Broncos (1:17:06), Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots (1:28:09), and the Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers (1:35:26). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:46:09
October 15, 2021
Week 6 Starts & Sits: Devontae Booker, Michael Pittman Jr, Amon-Ra St. Brown & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 6 game and give their favorite starts & sits for fantasy football, including no touchdowns for Adam Thielen, sit Devontae Booker but start Darrel Williams, straight up drop Robert Tonyan, ride with Emmanuel Sanders & more (5:42). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players from only one win teams (59:26). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:06:22
October 14, 2021
Week 5 Fantasy Takeaways: What’s the Seahawks Offense Without Russell Wilson?
Pete and Clark open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 5 fantasy football (3:30). In NFL news, Saquon Barkley and Clyde Edwards-Helaire suffer injuries, JuJu Smith-Schuster done for the year, and how to address the Seahawks’ offense with no Russell Wilson (20:00). The nerds then use their patented Worry Panic Scale Index™ to grade their worry levels on Stefon Diggs and other underperforming fantasy players (37:55). Finally, they share their top waiver wire targets for Week 6 (46:40). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
53:17
October 12, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 5 Sleepers + Full Game-by-Game Preview
Nic shares his top sleepers (and one sure thing) for Week 5 fantasy football (1:28) before breaking down the full Sunday slate: New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons (7:34), Detroit Lions at  Minnesota Vikings (13:15), New Orleans Saints at Washington Football Team (17:18), New England Patriots at Houston Texans (22:16), Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (25:00), Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals (27:13), Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers (32:05), Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers (35:42), Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars (40:37), Cleveland Browns at Los Angeles Chargers (48:34), Chicago Bears at Las Vegas Raiders (54:18), San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals (59:24), New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys (1:05:15), Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs (1:09:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:15:01
October 08, 2021
Week 5 Starts & Sits: Damien Harris, DeVante Parker, Samaje Perine, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 5 game and give their favorite starts & sits, including Damien Harris back to RB2 status, Jamison Crowder loves targets, fade Samaje Perine and Allen Robinson, Zack Moss playing as an elite fantasy back & more (5:10). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players all under $6.5k (1:05:05). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:12:57
October 07, 2021
Week 4 Fantasy Takeaways: Joe Mixon & David Montgomery Injury Fallout
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 4 fantasy football (2:45). In NFL news, Joe Mixon and David Montgomery are out indefinitely, D.J. Chark’s season is likely done, and are we actually going to get Trey Lance SZN? (24:45) The nerds then use their patented Worry Panic Scale Index™ to grade their worry levels on JuJu Smith-Schuster and other underperforming fantasy players (40:25). Finally, if you could add one player off waivers, who are you adding? (53:00) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
57:50
October 05, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 4 Must-Starts + Full Game-by-Game Preview
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Clark to talk about 5 Guys That They Wanted To Talk About (1:30). Nic then breaks down the entire Sunday/Monday slate: Tennessee Titans at New York Jets (18:40), Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles (24:27), Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys (27:59), New York Giants at New Orleans Saints (33:02), Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings (36:17), Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears (40:57), Houston Texans at Buffalo Bills (45:54), Indianapolis Colts at Miami Dolphins (47:56), Washington Football Team at Atlanta Falcons (51:48), Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers (54:33), Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams (58:53), Pittsburgh Steelers at Green Bay Packers (1:01:14), Baltimore Ravens at  Denver Broncos (1:03:43), Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots (1:06:15), Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers (1:10:25). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:13:41
October 01, 2021
Week 4 Starts & Sits: Miles Sanders, Jonathan Taylor, Dalton Schultz, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 4 game and give their favorite starts & sits, including Ja’Marr Chase smash start, Miles Sanders bounce-back, Dalton Schultz letdown, picking the 49ers’ backfield & more (5:30). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of second-year players (1:13:15). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
01:23:55
September 30, 2021
Week 3 Fantasy Takeaways: The Steelers & Falcons Are Just Plain Bad
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 3 fantasy football (4:35). In NFL news, Josh Gordon is joining the Chiefs, Christian McCaffrey is out and Chuba Hubbard is in, and A.J. Brown suffers another setback (29:25). The nerds then use their patented Worry Panic Scale Index™ to grade their worry levels on Jonathan Taylor and other underperforming fantasy players (50:23). Finally, if you could add one player off waivers, who are you adding? (1:01:31) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
01:08:11
September 28, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 3 Must-Starts + Full Game-by-Game Preview
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Pete Rogers to talk five must starts for Week 3 fantasy football (1:35). Nic then breakdowns all-things NFL Week 3, covering every game and every fantasy relevant player (13:55). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
01:19:41
September 25, 2021
Week 3 Starts & Sits: Devin Singletary, Kyle Pitts, Darrell Henderson, & More
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 3 game and give their favorite starts & sits, including keeping the faith in Brandin Cooks, putting out good Clyde Edwards-Helaire vibes, sit Matt Ryan but start Kyle Pitts, should we be worried about Amari Cooper & more (4:00). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players who’ve played in a Super Bowl (1:14:10). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:25:59
September 23, 2021
Week 2 Fantasy Takeaways: Time to Worry About A.J. Brown & Clyde Edwards-Helaire?
Pete and Clark open the show giving props and flops to players who impressed and disappointed in Week 2 fantasy football (4:00). In NFL news, the Browns lose yet another wide receiver, Andy Dalton is injured but still the Bears’ starting QB, and Tua Tagovailoa is banged up just in time for Will Fuller’s return (27:20). The nerds then use their patented Worry Panic Scale Index™ to grade their worry levels on Clyde Edwards-Helaire and other underperforming running backs (43:30). Finally, if you could add one player off the waiver wire, who are you adding? (52:10) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
01:01:31
September 20, 2021
Nerding Out Over Week 2 NFL Preview
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and his mustache breakdown all-things NFL Week 2 for fantasy football. Bengals at Bears (2:02), Texans at Browns (5:34), Rams at Colts (9:49), Bills at Dolphins (15:50), Patriots at Jets (22:25), 49ers at Eagles (28:54), Raiders at Steelers (37:09), Saints at Panthers (40:52), Broncos at Jaguars (47:15), Vikings at Cardinals (53:52), Falcons at Buccaneers (57:01), Cowboys at Chargers (1:00:17), Titans at Seahawks (1:03:43), Sunday Night Football: Chiefs at Ravens (1:07:00). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdbalff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:11:36
September 17, 2021
Week 2 Starts & Sits: Brandon Aiyuk, Cooper Kupp, Chris Carson, & more
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 2 game and give their favorite fantasy football starts & sits, including wishing Jonnu Smith & Hunter Henry were one person, sit Brandon Aiyuk, Cooper Kupp is Matthew Stafford’s best friend, fire up the Chargers’ pass catchers & more (3:50). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of players whose last names start with C (1:07:30). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:15:15
September 16, 2021
Week 1 Overreactions We Actually Believe
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including crushing injuries to Jerry Jeudy, Raheem Mostert, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and more (3:30). The nerds then give Week 1 fantasy football overreactions they actually believe in and why you should be trusting the Lions’ backfield from here on (24:10). Finally, if you could add one player off waivers who are you adding, plus the Wheel of Punishments is spun for Nic and Clark (40:05). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
53:25
September 14, 2021
Nerding Out Over NFL Week 1 Preview
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic breaks down the whole Sunday NFL Week 1 slate, starting with the Jags at Texans (1:51), Chargers at Washington (6:47), Seahawks at Colts (15:56), Jets at Panthers (20:32), Vikings at Bengals (25:32), Cardinals at Titans (29:16), 49ers at Lions (36:23), Steelers at Bills (41:18), Eagles at Falcons, battle of the birds! (45:53), Browns at Chiefs—playoff rematch (49:48), Packers at Saints (52:28), Broncos at Giants—ACL rehabs that are on track! (56:02), Dolphins at Pats (1:00:23), and the Bears @ Rams (1:04:06). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:10:47
September 10, 2021
Week 1 Starts & Sits: Start Everyone Who Tends to Get Injured
Pete and Jordan run through each Week 1 game and give their favorite fantasy football starts and sits, including why you must start Antonio Brown, worry about Miles Sanders, ignore the Bills entire backfield, start AND sit Kenny Golladay, & more (4:40). They then play “Wheel of Conditions” and draft a DFS lineup of only players 30-years or older (1:17:10). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:28:57
September 09, 2021
Best Week 1 Fantasy Football Matchups
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including Zack Martin’s absence is a huge blow for the Cowboys, Jamison Crowder tests positive for COVID, and Saquon Barkley ready to make his glorious return (6:20). The nerds then run through the best fantasy football matchups of Week 1 and why you should be starting all the Jaguars pass-catchers (19:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
39:42
September 07, 2021
Nerding Out Over a 4-Team Best Ball Draft
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic is joined by Clark and Pete (and Paddi, but off-air) to draft the wildest 4-team, .5PPR, Superflex, tight end premium fantasy football best ball league (4:30). After completing the draft, they run through each team, talking the pros and cons of the roster (31:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
57:39
September 02, 2021
Our Favorite Fantasy Sleepers for 2021
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including J.K. Dobbins’ season-ending injury and what it means for Gus Edwards, how high should you take Michael Pittman Jr. with T.Y. Hilton out, and Jameis Winston set to start Week 1 for the Saints (3:54). The nerds then each give their favorite sleepers for 2021 fantasy football and they again can’t not talk about Corey Davis (25:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
51:57
August 31, 2021
Nerding Out Over the AFC South & NFC North
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic tests Clark’s resolve by breaking down the team that betrayed him with years of incompetence, the Houston Texans. They are still incompetent (1:39). What is Jonathan Taylor’s ceiling? (8:26) Nic wants you to draft all of the Jaguars; Clark wants you to draft none of them (18:25). Titan up (27:52)! Da Bears (38:11). Ankle bitin’ Lions (40:48). Aaron Rodgers’ Revenge Tour 2.0 (43:50). Is Kurt Cousins a QB1 to from Weeks 1 through 6? (50:30) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
59:25
August 27, 2021
Preseason Stars Now on Our Fantasy Radars
Pete, Clark, and Nic each pick two preseason stars who have improved their fantasy stock for 2021, including Donovan Peoples-Jones jumping off the screen, Terrace Marshall Jr continuing to excite and Kliff Kingsbury force-feeding Rondale Moore (4:00). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
41:14
August 23, 2021
Nerding Out Over the NFC South
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and Clark head to the NFC South to breakdown what Arthur Smith has in store for you fantasy football squads (1:23). Can Sam Darnold be worse than Teddy Bridgewater was last year? (15:55) Draft Marquez Callaway (26:32). Fire the cannons in Tampa Bay (36:32). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
42:01
August 20, 2021
Fantasy Notes from Week 1 of NFL Preseason
Clark and Nic open the show discussing what they look for in preseason games when it comes to fantasy football (2:30). The guys then share their biggest takeaways from each preseason game, including is it Rondale Moore season?, why rumors of a split backfield in Kansas City are bubkiss, and more (4:00)! Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
49:51
August 17, 2021
Nerding Out Over the NFC West
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and Clark tour the NFC West: Tackling the Arizona Cardinals and exploring the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols as they pertain to fantasy football (1:25). Is Darrell Henderson an RB2 this year? (15:45) Raheem Mostert or Trey Sermon? (30:59) What does the addition of offensive coordinator Shane Waldron mean for the Seattle Seahawks this year? (54:43) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
01:09:10
August 13, 2021
Picking 1.05 in a 12-Team, PPR Mock Draft
Clark, all by himself, embarks on a 12-team, PPR mock draft, starting with taking Travis Kelce at 1.05 (3:00). From there, he takes a QB way too early, makes Clyde Edwards-Helaire a cornerstone of this team, and much more! Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
29:45
August 10, 2021
Nerding Out Over the AFC North
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic and Clark take on the AFC North: Is J.K. Dobbins really the preferred Baltimore Ravens back? (1:55) What's the deal with Joe Burrow's knee? (13:40) Draft both Browns running backs? (23:23) Can the Steelers' wide receivers keep Ben Roethlisberger relevant? (35:20) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
46:09
August 06, 2021
Tight End Deep-Dive: Travis Kelce or Bust
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including how Carson Wentz’s injury impacts Colts players in fantasy this year and more drama in the Michael Thomas saga (3:05). The guys then take a deep-dive into the tight end position for 2021 fantasy football, each giving an elite and value TE to target, one player they’re completely avoiding, and a bold prediction (21:35). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdbalff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
59:04
August 03, 2021
Nerding Out Over the NFC East
On this week’s “Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford”, Nic breaks down the NFC East: What to expect with Dak Prescott back at the helm (1:24)? Can we trust Saquon Barkley after his ACL tear (10:50)? Is Jalen Hurts worthy of QB1 usage in fantasy this year (21:06)? Is Terry McLaurin a WR1 this year (32:34)? Follow us on Twitter: @nerdbalff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
48:11
July 30, 2021
Wide Receiver Deep-Dive: Will Fuller's Value is Too Good to Pass On
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including Aaron Rodgers’ last dance and where to draft Michael Thomas this year (3:18). The guys then take a deep-dive into the wide receiver position for 2021 fantasy football, each giving an elite and value WR to target, one player they’re completely avoiding, and a bold prediction (27:50). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdbalff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdbalff
01:13:10
July 27, 2021
Nerding Out Over the AFC East
On this week's "Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford", Nic and Clark start with what to make of the Los Angeles Rams' backfield post-Cam Akers' Achilles rupture (1:20). They then breakdown the AFC East: How many Buffalo Bills should you draft (8:00)? How high can that Miami Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa fly (20:49)? Even if Mac Jones takes over the starting job for the New England Patriots, does Cam Newton retain his goal-line rushing role (32:00)? What to make of the New York Jets' skill position players (41:08). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
51:26
July 23, 2021
Running Back Deep-Dive: Dalvin Cook Isn't a Top-5 Fantasy Back
Pete, Clark, and Nic take a deep-dive into the running back position for 2021 fantasy football, each giving an elite and value back to target, one player they’re completely avoiding, and one bold prediction (3:00). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/nerdballff
55:58
July 20, 2021
Nerding Out Over the AFC West
On this week's "Nerding Out with Nic Bodiford", Nic and Clark breakdown the AFC West for 2021 fantasy football: Can the Denver Broncos exploit their exceptionally soft schedule or are they doomed by lackluster quarterback play? (1:42) The Kansas City Chiefs' 2021 schedule makes a three-player stack not just viable, but advantageous (16:09). How does the Las Vegas Raiders' tight end Darren Waller stack up against running backs and wide receivers? (23:03) How much of an overlap can we expect with the Los Angeles Chargers and the recent New Orleans Saints teams with new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi now in the fold? (29:47) Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
41:33
July 16, 2021
Quarterback Deep-Dive: Lamar Jackson Strikes Back
Pete, Clark, Jordan, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including N’Keal Harry requesting a trade from the Patriots and is Raheem Mostert the back to draft in San Francisco? (4:30). The guys then take a deep-dive into the quarterback position for 2021, each giving an elite and value QB to target, one player they’re completely avoiding, and a bold prediction (16:20). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
01:13:53
July 13, 2021
Buy Low Dynasty Trade Targets
Pete, Clark, and Nic open the show with the latest NFL news, including Demaryius Thomas retiring, Denzel Mims’ evolving role with the Jets, and James Robinson still a major part of the Jaguars’ backfield (5:10). The guys then each give two buy low targets for dynasty leagues and why Damien Harris is the under-the-radar back to go for (24:30). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
55:40
June 29, 2021
Why’d You Rank ‘Em There!?
Pete, Clark, Jordan, and Nic open the show with breaking Pete Rogers news since there’s no NFL news (3:50). The guys then play “Why’d You Rank ‘Em There!?” and defend their boldest 2021 fantasy football rankings including Justin Jefferson outside WR1 territory (7:25). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
49:18
June 22, 2021
Julio to the Titans + Players in a Make-or-Break Fantasy Season
Pete, Clark, Jordan, and Nic open the show breaking down all aspects of Julio Jones heading to the Titans as well as covering the latest NFL news (5:45). The guys then each give a player they think are entering a make-or-break year for fantasy football and inform Joe Mixon he's on his final warning (28:50). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
01:02:54
June 08, 2021
Fantasy Hills We're Willing to Die On
Pete and Clark open the show with the latest NFL news, including the Titans favorites to land Julio Jones and Michael Carter set to lead the Jets backfield? (3:20). The guys then each give fantasy football hills they’re willing to die on in 2021 and why Pete will be drafting Robert Woods everywhere this year (15:10). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
42:41
May 31, 2021
Best Fantasy Landing Spots for Julio Jones
Pete, Clark, Jordan and Nic open the show discussing the souring mood on D’Andre Swift and wondering if we’re being too harsh on him (2:30). The guys then turn to the Julio Jones drama and discuss top fantasy landing spots if the Falcons do trade him and what the means for Kyle Pitts, Mike Davis, and everyone still in Atlanta (10:35). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
48:35
May 25, 2021
Fantasy Nuggets from Warren Sharp's Strength of Schedule
Pete, Clark, and Nic open with the latest NFL news, including Kelvin Benjamin pulling a Tim Tebow and the latest Aaron Rodgers Panic Meter Watch update (2:45). The guys then delve into Warren Sharp’s strength of schedule metrics, what they mean for 2021 fantasy football, and why you should be investing heavily in the Cleveland Browns’ rushing attack this year (10:00). Follow us on Twitter: @nerdballff
34:07
May 18, 2021
Very Early ADPs We Love/Hate
Pete and Clark open the show welcoming you to the NerdBall Fantasy Football Show, a podcast (and website) dedicated for those who nerd out over all things fantasy football (1:00). In NFL news, Tim Tebow makes his glorious return and the Colts finally addressed their offensive line (3:05). The guys are then joined by a fashionably late Nic to talk very early ADPs they love and hate for 2021 fantasy football and why D.K Metcalf isn’t worth his second round grade (13:40). Follow us on Twitter: @NerdBallFF
50:26
May 11, 2021
Welcome to the NerdBall Fantasy Football Show
Welcome to the NerdBall Fantasy Football Show, a podcast dedicated to those who nerd out over all things fantasy football. Tune into Pete Rogers, Clark Barnes, Nic Bodiford, and Jordan Smith talk fantasy football in every manner possible. From re-draft to dynasty, PPR to superflex, they’ve got you covered no matter what league you play in. With multiple shows a week, you’ll always be up-to-date with the latest NFL news and fantasy stats. Follow us on Twitter: @NerdBallFF
00:45
April 21, 2021