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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
Tight End Targets: TE2s with Top-5 Potential (2023 Fantasy Football) photo

Chasing a breakout tight end in the late rounds has often been a fool’s errand. Fortunately, if a TE2 fails to exceed expectations, the opportunity cost to select them is low. And hitting on one can be game-changing for the … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy19 hrs ago
Wide Receiver Targets: WR3s with WR1 Potential (2023 Fantasy Football) photo

The NFL is stacked with talented wideouts. Still, gamers are willing to pay a premium in drafts for studs. The opportunity cost for spending a premium pick on a wide receiver is bypassing a top-shelf running back, one of the … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy2 days ago
The All-Undrafted Team (2023 Fantasy Baseball) photo

Constructing the All-Undrafted Team is a fun annual exercise to identify late-round targets and post-draft watchlist options. There’s a player highlighted below for every position and honorable mentions for the outfield, starting pitcher and relief pitcher. The suggested players — … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy3 days ago
Must-Have Running Backs (2023 Fantasy Football) photo

The NFL’s free agency period is underway. It’s the perfect time to revisit running backs after some landed in new homes or returned to the clubs they played for last year. But, of course, the landscape will change again after … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy7 days ago
Statcast Review: Hitters to Avoid (2023 Fantasy Baseball) photo

Blindly projecting a player’s stats from the previous season to the following season is unwise. Digging under the hood is imperative for setting expectations for the 2023 fantasy baseball season. Sadly, the Statcast data for the following trio of hitters … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 wk ago
XFL Week 5 DraftKings DFS Primer (2023) photo

XFL Week 5 starts at 10:30 pm ET on Thursday night. There are two more games on Saturday and one on Sunday. The spread for start times will require gamers to keep tabs on last-minute injury news and inactives. Fortunately, … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 wk ago
Statcast Review: Hitters to Target (2023 Fantasy Baseball) photo

There are many lenses to view statistics through. Statcast is one helpful tool for gamers to look at when ranking hitters. Exit velocity, barrel rate, hard-hit rate and expected stats can aid gamers in unearthing appropriately and potentially undervalued hitters. … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 wk ago
Fantasy Baseball Draft Busts to Avoid: Pitchers (2023) photo

Fantasy baseball draft season is a time of optimism. Sadly, not every player will live up to draft-day expectations. Some players will inevitably fail to deliver value at their average draft position (ADP). Avoiding costly busts can help a squad … read more »

by Josh Shepardson in Fantasy1 wk ago
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