FantasyPros Football Podcast: Late-Round Fliers + Defenses and Kickers to Target

Aug 22, 2019


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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.

Friend of the show and author of the best-selling Fantasy Black Book series, Joe Pisapia, helps us break down which guys you should target late in drafts. Darwin Thompson (9:30) has noteworthy value as Damien Williams’ handcuff, but are Mecole Hardman (24:38) and Mike Davis (33:07) truly worth late-round selections and does Adam Humphries (48:04) have any viability in Tennessee? The trio then names defenses (49:34) and kickers (55:00) that can have a positive impact for your squad.

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3Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
4Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
5Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
6Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
7Aaron Jones (GB)RB
8Chris Carson (SEA)RB
9Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
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14James Conner (PIT)RB
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17Kerryon Johnson (DET)RB
18Cooper Kupp (LAR)WR
19Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
20Michael Thomas (NO)WR
21Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
22Travis Kelce (KC)TE
23Chris Godwin (TB)WR
24Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
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29Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
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3Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
4J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
5Trevor Story (COL)SS
6Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
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9Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
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12Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
13Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
14Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
15Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
16Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Juan Soto (WSH)LF
19Anthony Rendon (WSH)3B
20Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
21Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
22Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
23Starling Marte (PIT)CF
24Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
25Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
26Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
27Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
28Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
29George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
30Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
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16Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
17Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
18Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21John Wall (WAS)PG
22Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
23Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30Devin Booker (PHO)PG,SG
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