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Josh Shepardson

Josh Shepardson



Josh is a savvy, grizzled veteran in the realm of make-believe sports. He's thoroughly experienced playing in season-long re-draft leagues, keeper formats and daily games. His fantasy advice for baseball and football has been found at many locations around the internet. He's finished in the top 10 accuracy scores among experts here, at Fantasy Pros, in three of four years competing with his colleagues including a first-place finish in 2012.

Articles From Josh
Fantasy Football Best Ball Draft Advice: Targets & Most Rostered Players (2024) photo

Underdog Fantasy best ball drafts began before the Super Bowl, and I jumped into the action immediately. As a result, I’ve selected 23 teams. Twenty teams were in The Little Board, and three were in The Big Board. Now’s an … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 day ago
3 SP-Eligible Relief Pitchers to Draft (2024 Fantasy Baseball) photo

The pickings are slim for SP-eligible relievers who project to make an impact in fantasy baseball leagues this season. Some could emerge as the season marches on and starters fall out of their respective rotations before succeeding from the bullpen. … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy3 days ago
Tight Ends to Avoid Drafting (2024 Fantasy Football) photo

Last year’s talented rookie tight end class provided the position with an influx of talent. Additionally, some other youngsters stepped up. Seven tight ends averaged at least 10 half-PPR points per game in 2023. Two of the tight ends who … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy4 days ago
Fantasy Football Draft Values: Wide Receivers (2024) photo

There is no shortage of talented and fantasy-friendly wide receivers and an influx of talented incoming rookies. Interestingly, many are correctly priced and have a reasonable average draft position (ADP). However, a 2023 breakout and a player coming off an … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy5 days ago
6 RP-Eligible Starting Pitchers to Draft (2024 Fantasy Baseball) photo

Pitcher eligibility isn’t important in every fantasy baseball league. Many leagues don’t distinguish between starters and relievers. However, in leagues that differentiate between them, it’s possible to gain an edge by slotting RP-eligible starters into an RP spot. For instance, … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 wk ago
Fantasy Football Running Backs to Avoid Drafting (2024) photo

Projecting a player to repeat their previous season’s fantasy production is a lazy mistake gamers can make. With that in mind, after digging deeper into their underlying stats, a pair of running backs that had stellar fantasy seasons in 2023 … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy2 wks ago
Early Overvalued Wide Receivers (2024 Fantasy Football) photo

Soaking up value in fantasy football drafts is one critical piece of the puzzle for winning a league or winning substantial money in best ball tournaments. While the wisdom of the crowd and sharpness of drafters have created a relatively … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy2 wks ago
Spring Training Stats That Matter (2024 Fantasy Baseball) photo

Spring training is the first opportunity to see baseball players performing this season. It’s unwise to put too much stock in spring performances. Yet, ignoring spring training entirely isn’t a good process. Exiting spring training healthy is most important for … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy2 wks ago
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