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Extension Comprehension and a 1.01 Trade

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By Matt Goodwin, Luke Patrick
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Season 2, Ep 19: Not So Fast-The Yom Kippur Day of Atonement Podcast
Goody and Luke sit down on the holiest day of the Jewish Calendar, Yom Kippur, the day of atonement to record a podcast on players they are atoning for advocating to their listeners. Goody remains chipper on the podcast in spite of not having eaten for 23 hours and the two podcast until the sun goes down out West and Goody can eat.
42:12
October 15, 2019
Season 2, Ep 18: Keeping It Real
After a long hiatus, Luke and Goody return to talk about what is real after three weeks of play. They tackle Melvin Gordon's return and what it means for Austin Ekeler, the ramifications of Saquon Barkley's injury, and how a new tier of TEs have emerged. Oh, and they finally concede that the Vikings offense revolves around Dalvin Cook.
42:39
September 29, 2019
Season 2, Ep 17 (Evergreen): If You Start Me Up, I'll Never Stop!
Goody and Luke are back with an Evergreen series episode all about league settings, roster configurations, and contract settings. The two share their best tips about establishing talent/price tiers, contract valuation and all the game theory that comes with it. Enjoy!
58:44
August 24, 2019
Season 2: Ep 16: They Call Me Mr. Sarcastic with Living the Stream's Denny Carter
In one of the most fun episodes yet of the All About Reality Podcast, Luke gets to meet one of his real life heroes from the fake pigskin, Denny Carter of Living the Stream & Draft Day Consultants. Denny, Luke and Goody discuss Denny's SFB9 zero-RB team and provide insight on RSO contracts based on that team and discuss a myriad of topics before deciding to own the squibs..Kickers that is in never before footage discussing the kicker position on All About Reality. Hop on board!
44:24
August 13, 2019
Season 2, Ep 15: Talking Consistency with Mr. Consistency Bob Lung
Bob Lung, creator of the FSWA award-winning Fantasy Consistency Guide joins Luke and Goody to discuss consistency, the upcoming Midwest Fantasy Football Expo on Sunday Aug 18th in Canton, Ohio and how consistency impacts Reality Sports Online.
44:46
August 12, 2019
Season 2, Ep 14 (Evergreen): We're Talking About Practice (Squads) with CTO Kyle English
Kyle English breaks news to describe the new Practice Squad feature and how it works with Luke and Goody. Yes, we're talking about practice! For all those in search of the next Phillip Lindsay, here's your way. There's also practice squad poaching, kind of similar to the steal in The Voice. Enjoy, folks!
25:22
August 8, 2019
Season 2, Ep 13: Living the Late Round QB Dream with numberFire Editor in Chief JJ Zachariason
It's summertime and everything is awesome! Luke and Goody bring on their biggest guest to date and Goody's former editor at numberFire JJ Zachariason. The three talk about the Fantasy Football Industry, deflecting Twitter trolls and then talk Scott Fish Bowl #Toad division to kickoff the fantasy season. JJ then delves into his well-thought out process for evaluating player acquisition/value in auctions and rookie drafts.
54:49
July 18, 2019
Season 2, Ep 12: Pressing It with Full Press Fantasy Sports Managing Editor Kyle Senra
In Reality Sports Online, sometimes an effective strategy is to "Press It", Nick Papagiorgio from Vegas Vacation style. Kyle Senra from Full Press Coverage joins Luke and Goody for a strategy session before July 4th. Check it out!
56:55
July 9, 2019
Season 2, Ep 11: Here We Go Yo, So What's the Scenario?
Pre some summer travel, Luke and Goody get together to dive deep into some RSO roster construction and positional decisions against average salaries.  We answer some Twitter listener questions and then go off on a pop culture tangent thanks to Goody. Check it out! 
53:14
June 25, 2019
Season 2, Ep 10: Bloom or Bust: Chasing Upside with Football Guys' Sigmund Bloom
Luke and Goody are back with another installment of All About Reality and are joined by one of the best professionals in the industry in Football Guys' Sigmund Bloom. The three dive deep into why Travis Kelce is a difference maker, foundational RSO pieces and allocation of cap space and then talk about how to find upside and high variance in rookie drafts.
56:58
June 14, 2019
Season 2, Ep 9: Draft Deep Dive & Dery on Detroit with Locked On Lions' Matt Dery
My Detroit Players! Matt & Luke start things off with a look at players who should be climbing up the draft boards in rookie drafts, pay homage to the great and now retired Doug Baldwin in Segment One. In segment two,  Locked on Lions Podcast Host and famed Detroit radio personality Matt Dery joins the All About Reality Podcast to talk about the T.J. Hockenson pick and which Lions offensive players he's buying as dynasty assets at RSO prices.
57:49
May 29, 2019
Season 2, Ep 8: We Will, We Will Mock You with RSO Writers Bob Cowper, Nick Andrews & Bernard Faller
Fresh off the rookies being input and some slick new features being rolled out by CTO extraordinaire Kyle English, including a live rookie slow draft with trading players and picks, Luke and Goody grab a few friends to join and do a 3 round, 10 team, 1 QB Mock draft. Bob Cowper, rookie and draft guru, as well as writers Nick Andrews and Bernard Faller join Luke and Goody and add color along the way documenting their assumptions and thought process in picking players in the spots they did, as well as contextualizing Superflex leagues for our listeners.
1:14:39
May 3, 2019
Season 2, Ep 7: Return of the Matt with RSP's Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman returns as the first two time All About Reality Podcast guest as the NFL Draft nears. Luke, Goody, and Matt deep dive on the rookie class at various positions and compare recently evaluated prior year players like Derrius Guice, Corey Davis, Royce Freeman and Josh Rosen to see where they'd stand according to Matt in this year's rookie class. Matt discusses his evaluation process used for the Rookie Scouting Portfolio.
1:02:49
April 20, 2019
Season 2, Ep 6: Tags', You're It with FantasyPros' Mike Tagliere
Mike Tagliere, FantasyPros' podcast frontman and expert ranker joins Luke and Goody to discuss his revolutionary Dynasty Value Trade Chart in the context of Reality Sports Online and multi-year contracts and rookie draft picks. Mike also dives deep into explaining his Rookie Scouting Report series which is currently on RBs as well as some draft prospects. Finally, Mike discusses the cumbersome challenge of being a fantasy analyst vs. a fantasy player.
1:02:16
April 2, 2019
Season 2, Ep 5: OBJ To the Browns-Is It All Rainbows & Unicorns?
Luke and an effervescent Goody discuss the breaking news that broke Twitter on Tuesday night--OBJ to the Browns. What does it mean in Reality Sports Online for Baker Mayfield's stock? For Jarvis Landry? For the Giants? Luke and Goody go in depth on this as well as discussing other big moves in NFL free agency in an impromptu podcast.
47:35
March 13, 2019
Season 2 Ep 4: number "Fire" Festival with numberFire's Brandon Gdula
Goody brings on an old friend and former colleague in numberFire Sr. Editor and Analyst Brandon Gdula to join him and Luke to discuss numberFire metrics such as Net Expected Points. Brandon then discusses recent articles on NFL Draft prospects at the WR position based on Dominator rating and Kareem Hunt's Cleveland landing spot before discussing RSO trades and strategy and signing off.
53:51
March 3, 2019
Season 2, Ep 3: Trading Places
Luke and Goody dive into some NFL News & Notes and ascertain RSO values for a few players in the news. Then, Goody and Luke do a debrief from the dispersal draft from a week ago and share key strategies and disclose trades that have happened since. Lastly, RSO league trades that have happened since site rollover are discussed.
1:01:25
February 18, 2019
Season 2, Ep 2: You Boys & Girls Must Disperse Immediately!
We get by with a little help from our friends as Luke, Goody, and newcomers to the All About Reality Podcast league (but not to Reality Sports Online) Jenna Davis, Ashley Bowling and Sam Melchior join for a 5 team, 16 round dispersal draft. Find out which players were taken from existing teams, which players/contracts were viewed as most attractive, and which draft picks went as well. Also find out who sadly didn't get picked in this kickball game.
1:58:39
February 12, 2019
Season 2, Ep 1: The Break Up
In the first episode of the 2019 season and 28th overall, Goody and Luke reminisce over a perfect 15-0 season in the podcast league while announcing a significant shake-up to that league as well. The two then discuss Baker Mayfield's dynasty value and about which players appeared on the most Reality Sports Online championship rosters, while talking some buy/sell candidates for 2019 as well.
56:23
January 18, 2019
Ep 27: Flags Fly Forever Championship Edition
Luke and Goody talk about "the process" and the internal debates of how they are going for a perfect 15-0 season with some patchwork Superflex and flex options. They also talk about some cool opportunities for our listeners for free tickets on the East & West Coast and close with New Year's resolutions for being better fantasy managers into 2019.
55:10
December 20, 2018
Ep 26: Browns Unlocked with Locked On Browns' Jeff LJ Lloyd
Jeff LJ Lloyd from the Locked On Browns Podcast joins Goody and Luke to talk about Goody's favorite team and why folks are starting to believe in this team on the real and fake gridiron. With some help from NFL Next Gen Stats, the crew dives deep on Baker Mayfield's long-term outlook and what makes Nick Chubb the perfect RB for the Browns system. Also coaching fits are discussed and how well the Browns offense has performed since the coaching change. Lastly, some key RSO playoff decisions were briefly discussed.
55:41
December 14, 2018
Ep 25: I'll Take Advanced Analytics for $800, Alex with Michael Salfino
While Luke and Goody continue to brag about being 13-0 in the All About Reality Podcast league, Michael Salfino from FiveThirtyEight, The Athletic & The Wall Street Journal Sports joins the podcast. They lead off advocating for fantasy playoff wildcards based on total points scored and not record, and then meander through Salfino's recent articles including how Aaron Rodgers takes too many sacks. The three then talk about playoff lineup decisions and what they'd pay for Phillip Lindsay going forward.
52:07
December 7, 2018
Ep 24: Talkin' Playoffs?
Luke and Goody highlight some RSO teams who are currently undefeated before delving into Week 13 extension decisions for players like Philip Lindsay, Marlon Mack, and others in a deep-dive on extension strategy. Lastly, the two answer questions from Twitter.
1:04:00
November 29, 2018
Ep 23: Getting Illmatic with Podcast League's Bobby Hoyt
Luke and Goody talk trade deadlines in most leagues and are joined by author and lyrical poet Bobby Hoyt from the All About Podcast Listener's League.
37:45
November 9, 2018
Ep 22: Redrafting the 2018 Rookie Class with Dave Sanders
Dave Sanders makes his long awaited All About Reality Podcast debut with Luke & Goody. The guys stage a 12 pick redux of the 2018 Rookie Draft for both traditional and superflex formats and discuss Dave's new podcast venture, Evolution Sports Podcast, focusing on the social media elements of sporting events.
37:51
October 26, 2018
Ep 21: Chasing the Golden Dynasty Arcs with Ryan McDowell
Ryan McDowell, one of the foremost leaders in Dynasty football with contributions at Dynasty League Football, Rotoworld, Dynasty Command Center and DynoBlueprint Podcast and avid movie watcher (bonus points for anyone who understands the episode title) joins Luke and Goody to talk about in season contract extensions. Other topics include players he's buying and selling in dynasty and offenses to hop on/avoid.
49:26
October 12, 2018
Ep 20: Bias & The Science of RSO w/ The Athletic's Renee Miller
Luke and Goody discuss Cognitive Bias, Valuation, and Game Theory, among other biases with Dr. Renee Miller, Professor of Neuroscience at University of Rochester and Contributor to The Athletic. While getting scientific, Luke poses a question for the ages as well.
47:49
September 13, 2018
Ep 19: Last Minute Auction Cram-Is That Your Final Answer?
Luke and Goody take on 5 players each for the season that they really like that are must gets in auctions for 2019. League life cycles are discussed as well. Good luck with your auctions this weekend, folks!
51:01
September 1, 2018
Episode 18: Rock us like a Hurricane- Building an RSO Roster with _ff_engineer Kevin O'Brien
Latest episode of All About Reality Presented by Reality Sports Online before Goody departs to the Hawaiian Islands.
1:05:45
August 22, 2018
Ep 16: Going North with Tim Aylesworth
Tim Aylesworth, one of the members of the All About Reality Podcast Listeners league and purveyor of almost double-digit fantasy leagues brings his strong winds and game from Calgary, Alberta. He talks about all things RSO and recaps the crazy 16-team Superflex auction with Luke and Goody.
41:09
August 15, 2018
Ep 17: Founders Day with RSO Creators Matt Papson & Stephen Wendell
For the first time, Luke and Goody welcome Reality Sports Online the founders of Reality Sports Online, President Matt Papson and Chief Operating Officer Stephen Wendell. The podcast goes deep into the creation and process of Reality Sports Online, and delves into a little bit of football along the way, including a brief recap of the Reality Sports Online Writer's League. Essential listening for aspiring entrepreneurs and RSO fans!
1:00:36
August 15, 2018
Ep 15: The Real Peterman Reality Tour, We'll Do It Live!
An uncut episode where special guest Bernard Faller provides color commentary while Luke and Goody try to co-manage an auction in a 16 team Superflex, PPR league with dynamic scoring. There are no edits on this podcast and the audio feed froze at the end, but this should give anyone playing in Startup Superflex Reality Sports Online leagues a real look at auction values, intense QB-bidding and the strategy owners took in building their teams for the first large group of key players.
1:49:24
August 7, 2018
Ep 14: Bonini Knows Football-with Ryan Bonini
Goody and Luke are back and takingg strategy with USA Today Sports Media Group's Ryan Bonini. Lots of under the hood analysis on this episode.
52:22
July 27, 2018
Ep 13: House of Pain w/NFL's VP of Digital Content Mark Pesavento
The rough week for Goody continues as Lebron James bolts Cleveland for the Lakers and he is forced to relive his worst fantasy loss on air with guest, leaguemate and good friend Mark Pesavento. Mark discusses his "dream job" at the NFL as VP of Digital Content, what he's up to and shares his league winning strategies (has won 3 titles in 5 years in a super competitive 12 team league). Luke stirs the pot throughout.
52:53
July 3, 2018
Ep 12: Sensational fantasy analysis with PFF's Tyler Buecher
Luke and Goody get down with a little IDP, some Superflex, and Reality Sports Online methodology with PFF Fantasy's Tyler Buecher.
42:12
June 18, 2018
Ep 11- Getting Dynastic with Jaron Foster
Goody and Luke dive deep on Dynasty League Football rankings with DLF's Jaron Foster and talk a bit about Writers League activities.
54:46
June 8, 2018
Ep 10: Two Ramblin' Wrecks With Kyle Talking Tech
Luke and Goody bring Reality Sports Online Chief Technology Officer Kyle English on to talk tech enhancements, updates, and what's coming down the pike. Later on, the three discuss their recent Rookie Draft and draft related trades with each other in the Writers League.
51:35
May 23, 2018
Ep 9- Perception Meets Reality with NFL's Matt Harmon
In the latest episode of All About Reality, Reception Perception creator and the NFL's Matt Harmon talks Next Gen Stats, route trees, and all things WR while Luke has a double rainbow reaction to heaps of Stefon Diggs praise.
57:04
May 16, 2018
Ep 8- Post Draft Analysis: Who Enters the Circle of Trust?
Luke and Goody (collectively not to be confused with former Notre Dame basketball star Luke Harangody), react to landing spots following the NFL Draft.
54:36
May 2, 2018
Ep 7-What's a Rookie Draft Pick Worth with Nick Andrews.
Luke and Matt welcome RSO Writer Nick Andrews, to talk about his recent data-driven article analyzing the value of rookie picks vs. veterans.
43:32
April 25, 2018
Ep 6: R is For Rookie & That's Good Enough for Bob
In Episode 6 of All About Reality presented by Reality Sports Online, Luke Patrick and Matt Goodwin discuss rookie rankings with RSO rookie champion Bob Cowper. Bob goes in depth on players that he's higher on than most and his process for evaluating college players.
48:35
April 25, 2018
Ep 5: Running for Paydirt with Fantasy Guru's Graham Barfield
Luke and Goody discuss the 2018 NFL Draft's best rookie RB prospects with Graham Barfield through Graham's Yards Created model while also reminiscing about Goody and Barfield's numberFire days.
30:19
April 24, 2018
Episode 4 - Rookie School 101 with Professor Matt Waldman
Luke and Goody dive deep into rookie strategy in the RSO format and scouting with their first guest, Rookie Scouting Portfolio creator and Football Guys writer Matt Waldman, a visionary in the field.
49:53
April 17, 2018
Episode 3 - Franchise Tags and the 5th Year Tag Option
Franchise tag strategy and 2018 locked tags to date metrics, the 5th year rookie contract option for a league Goody is in, NFL news on Brandin Cooks and Cam Meredith and Twitter mailbag Matt @mattgoody2 and Luke @FantasyDocOC
50:27
April 12, 2018
Extension Comprehension and a 1.01 Trade
In this episode of All About Reality, we dive into the most popular extensions utilized during the 2017 season.
54:04
March 30, 2018
All About Reality - RSO Episode 1
Inaugural episode of All About Reality, a podcast exclusively for current and future users of Reality Sports Online the only real NFL GM Experience in Fantasy Football.
1:00:42
March 21, 2018
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