Nicky Tapas

Nicky Tapas

NFL, MLB Correspondent

Bio

I am a long-time fantasy baseball and fantasy football veteran. As a lifelong fan of the New York Giants and the New York Mets (#LGM), I cover both teams as a correspondent for FantasyPros. I am also a contributing writer for the NY Mets fan-run website Mets Merized Online.


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2017 Fantasy Baseball Preview: New York Mets photo
Coming into the 2016 season as defending National League Champions, the Mets were poised to make another deep playoff run until the injury bug ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyFri, Feb 17
Interesting Tidbits to Consider for 2017 photo
Incredibly, another NFL season is in the books. 2016 saw a number of impressive individual breakout performances and a number of very surprising fantasy ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyThu, Jan 12
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 16 photo
Week 15 is in the books. For those of you still lucky enough to be alive and playing for a fantasy championship this weekend, ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Dec 21
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 15 photo
The first week of most seasonal fantasy playoffs, Week 14, proved to be a very brutal one given the rash of injuries suffered, most ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Dec 14
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 14 photo
As we head into Week 14, the seasonal league fantasy playoffs are upon us in most formats. If you've qualified for the playoffs, congratulations. ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Dec 7
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 11 photo
With only three more weeks until seasonal fantasy football league playoffs, owners are trying to lock down first-round byes or are clamoring for the ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Nov 16
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 10 photo
Heading into Week 10, we are now in the home stretch of the fantasy regular season with only four more weeks to play. Some ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Nov 9
5 Interesting Tidbits for Week 9 photo
Owners face a gigantic bye week crush in Week 9 with six teams on bye. Fantasy owners impacted by injuries to Tevin Coleman, Jacquizz ...
by Nicky Tapas in FantasyWed, Nov 2
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Aldrick Rosas inconsistent in the Giants' latest loss photo
Aldrick Rosas inconsistent in the Giants' latest loss
In what turned out to be a pitiful day for the Giants' special teams unit, Aldrick Rosas managed just one FG (for 28-yards) on two attempts in the Giants' Week 15 loss to the Eagles 34-29. Rosas also missed an extra point on the afternoon, managing to convert only two of three PAT attempts.
Mon, Dec 18
Tavarres King wth two TDs in Week 15 photo
Tavarres King wth two TDs in Week 15
Tavarres King managed two receptions on three targets in Week 15 against the Eagles, both of which were TDs. King finished the day with an impressive 2-70-2 line in the Giants' latest loss.
Mon, Dec 18
Roger Lewis with 74 yards in Week 15 loss to Eagles photo
Roger Lewis with 74 yards in Week 15 loss to Eagles
Roger Lewis managed 74 yards on four receptions in the Giants' Week 15 loss to the Eagles 34-29. He was targeted 10 times in what turned out to be an unexpected Giants' offensive outburst against the best team in the NFC.
Mon, Dec 18
Sterling Shepard with 139 yards and TD in Week 15 photo
Sterling Shepard with 139 yards and TD in Week 15
Sterling Shepard exploded for 139 yards on 11 receptions and a TD in the Giants' Week 15 loss to the Eagles 34-29. Perhaps now fully recovered from a hamstring injury which limited him in Week 14, Shepard was prominently featured on Sunday leading the Giants with 16 targets.
Mon, Dec 18
Aldrick Rosas with a FG in Giants' Week 14 loss to Dallas photo
Aldrick Rosas with a FG in Giants' Week 14 loss to Dallas
Aldrick Rosas connected on his lone FG attempt in Week 14, a 39-yarder. He added an extra point on the day, giving him just four fantasy points in most seasonal fantasy formats.
Mon, Dec 11
Roger Lewis leads Giants' WR with 46 yards in Week 14 photo
Roger Lewis leads Giants' WR with 46 yards in Week 14
Roger Lewis pulled in 46 yards receiving on seven receptions in the Giants' Week 14 loss to Dallas 30-10. He led the team with 11 targets on the afternoon.
Mon, Dec 11
Sterling Shepard nonexistent in Giants' latest loss photo
Sterling Shepard nonexistent in Giants' latest loss
Sterling Shepard managed just 16 yards on two completions in the Giants' Week 14 loss to Dallas 30-10. A game time decision, perhaps it was Shepard's problematic hamstring which contributed to his down-game. He was targeted only three times by Eli Manning on the afternoon.
Mon, Dec 11
Aldrick Rosas with a FG in Giants' Week 13 loss to Oakland photo
Aldrick Rosas with a FG in Giants' Week 13 loss to Oakland
Aldrick Rosas nailed his only field goal attempt on the day, a 52-yarder, in the Giants' 24-17 loss to Oakland in Week 13. He added two extra points on two attempts.
Mon, Dec 4
Tavarres King leads Giants in targets in Week 13 photo
Tavarres King leads Giants in targets in Week 13
With Geno Smith inserted as starting QB by lame-duck HC Ben McAdoo, Tavarres King benefited by seeing the lion's share of targets (nine) in Week 13 against Oakland. Despite being targeted nine times, King managed only four receptions for a blistering 23 yards.
Mon, Dec 4
Sterling Shepard with 56 yards in Week 13 return photo
Sterling Shepard with 56 yards in Week 13 return
Sterling Shepard managed just 56 yards, including a 45-yard reception, on three receptions in his return to the field in Week 13. Shepard was targeted six times by QB Geno Smith, behind Evan Engram and Tavarres King who had eight and nine targets, respectively.
Mon, Dec 4
Sterling Shepard at practice on Thursday photo
Sterling Shepard (migraines) was back at practice on Thursday which bodes well for his playing status on Sunday against Oakland.
Aldrick Rosas hits two-of-three FG attempts in Giants' Week 10 loss photo
Aldrick Rosas hits two-of-three FG attempts in Giants' Week 10 loss
Aldrick Rosas hit two field goals (on three attempts) in the Giants' pitiful 31-21 loss to the 49ers in Week 10. Rosas added one extra point on his day.
Mon, Nov 13