FantasyPros Football Podcast: Boom or Bust Players w/ Jake Ciely

Jul 5, 2018

Does Pat Mahomes’ upside outweigh his risk?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

2017’s top draft expert, Jake Ciely, joins the show to discuss which players have great boom or bust potential. We kick off our discussion on polarizing players by analyzing the expectations for Jimmy Garoppolo (8:22). Later, we break down the upside and risk of Pat Mahomes (13:51), if expectations should be tempered on Rashaad Penny (27:16), what to make of the Packers’ RB situation in light of Aaron Jones‘ suspension (34:53), Allen Robinson’s “boom” potential (44:07), if Evan Engram can reproduce his surprising rookie season (57:17), and whether O.J. Howard’s production can finally match his talent (1:02:12).

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