PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with Ian Hartitz

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Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Ian Hartitz breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.

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647 episodes

687. What did we learn about fantasy wide receivers in 2022?

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down five key questions at the wide receiver position: Is wide receiver fantasy scoring largely better than ever?, Are the league’s best wide receivers getting more volume than ever?, Have certain offenses consistently fed their wide receivers more fantasy-friendly volume than others in recent history?, How well is the fantasy industry identifying the top wide receivers based on preseason average draft position (ADP)?, and What sort of archetype is optimal for late-round wide receivers? Truly a great day to be great in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

21m
Feb 03
686. What did we learn about fantasy running backs in 2022?

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down five key questions at the running back position: Are there fewer workhorse running backs than ever?, What offenses are cool with featuring one single back?, Have certain offenses continued to largely doom fantasy running backs of all shapes and sizes?, Has the fantasy industry gotten any better at predicting every year’s top running backs?, and What sort of archetype is optimal for late-round running backs? Ian answers questions while diving into what the takeaways mean for the future of fantasy. Truly a great day to be great in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

50m
Jan 31
685. What did we learn about fantasy quarterbacks in 2022?

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down five key questions at the quarterback position: Is fantasy scoring going up in general at quarterback? Is the discrepancy between fantasy’s top-tier QB1s growing vs. the lower-end QB1s? Have the top-tier fantasy quarterbacks gotten more expensive in terms of ADP? How has the fantasy industry done at identifying the season’s top quarterbacks in terms of preseason ADP? Is there still hope for finding an upside fantasy quarterback in the later rounds? Ian answers questions while diving into what the takeaways mean for the future of fantasy. Truly a great day to be great on another edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

30m
Jan 26
684. 29 early questions for 2023 free agency

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down 29 key questions that are on his mind ahead of free agency. Topics include: Franchise-tag candidates, Tom Brady to the west coast?, Who will be the Bills 2023 early-down back and does it matter in fantasy?, Will the Eagles upgrade at running back?, Khalil Herbert RB1 szn?, Was 2022 just the start of Rhamondre Stevenson balling out?, Which teams might have to buy some new handcuffs?, Why doesn't Jakobi Meyers get any respect?, How good was D.J. Chark last season?, What are the best potential trade destinations for DeAndre Hopkins?, OBJ watch?, Will the Packers finally try to add some capable pass-catchers?, and much more in an electric 60-minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

1h 1m
Jan 24
683. Biggest over/underperformers from the 2022 season

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down the biggest over/underperformers from the 2022 season based on their final ranks in per-game scoring relative to their preseason average draft position. Topics include: Dual-threat quarterbacks continue to crush, sure helps when pocket passers have multiple high-end skill-position players to get the ball to, prioritize middle-round running backs with at least theoretical three-down ability, injuries suck, careful about overestimating our ability to discern the depth chart/pecking order in new situations, bad offenses usually kill wide receiver fantasy production so don't be afraid to take the cheaper option involved, volume doesn't always win (just ask Kyle Pitts) and much more in an electric 40-minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

41m
Jan 19
All-Sheesh Team and top-over/underperformers of the 2022-23 regular season

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down his "All-Sheesh" team as well as the league's top-over/underperformers when it comes to their production vs. expectation. The conversation includes thoughts on: Diontae Johnson just put forward one of the most brutal scoreless seasons ever, the Kyle Pitts experience was not fun in 2022, remember that Hunter Henry touchdown catch that apparently wasn't a catch even though the ball never hit the ground?, most dropped touchdowns, most touchdowns nullified by a penalty, most times downed at the one-yard line and did NOT score on the same drive, Nick Chubb can't keep getting away with this, Tony Pollard GOD mode, Rashid Shaheed baller but chill, Tee Higgins opportunity low-key shit this season, George Kittle kings stay kings and much more in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

44m
Jan 17
681. Way-too-early 2023 fantasy football ranks

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down the top-six players at each position in his way-too-early 2023 fantasy football rankings. Discussion includes thoughts on: Josh Allen and Jalen Hurts being built in fantasy football laboratories, please get Justin Fields some help, Joe Burrow rushing floor is actually pretty, pretty, pretty good, Nick Chubb might see the best workload of his career soon, don't forget to account for Breece Hall's injury, Justin Jefferson THE WR1, Davante Adams adjusting to a new quarterback, can T.J. Hockenson keep on keeping on, the Kyle Pitts experience and much more in a crisp 30 minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

33m
Jan 13
680. PFF Fantasy Football Awards

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to bring an end to the 2022-23 regular season with a breakdown on his award winners. Awards include: Most valuable fantasy player, Fantasy playoff MVP, Best fantasy championship game performance, Most improved fantasy player, Best fantasy comeback and Rookie of the year. Ian goes through each honor with his criteria, candidates and winner; it was truly a great day to be great on the PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

29m
Jan 09
679. Week 17 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down every fantasy-relevant injury ahead of Week 17. Every quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end listed with a designation are discussed. Hell, those that were listed on the early week injury report, yet don't have a final designation, are also discussed. Some might say it was a great day to be great in another exhilarating edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

51m
Dec 31, 2022
678. Week 17 game-by-game preview

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down all 16 games ahead of Week 17. Ian goes through every game and focuses on one key actionable fantasy football note for each team. Topics include: This Cowboys offense is BALLING, dome Goff, the government doesn't want you to know that Leonard Fournette is a season-long RB1 both overall and on a per-game basis, Vanilla Vick, James Conner usage is borderline erotic, trust Travis Etienne, Tyler Allgeier RB1 szn, Dolphins without Tua, Wentz vs. Heinicke, Alvin Kamara receiving usage sucks, the Mike White experience, Purdy vs. Jimmy G, Darren Waller might be trap, two claps for Baker Mayfield and Cam Akers, Ravens running back committee and much more in an electric near hour-long edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

52m
Dec 28, 2022
677. Week 16 game-by-game review

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down each and every Week 16 matchup with one fun note on every team. Fun episode. Topics include: Evan Engram season-long goodness, Deshaun Watson has been pretty bad even after providing drop context, Justin Fields passing efficiency has been actually somewhat okay this season, T.J. Hockenson kings stay kings, shoutout Patriots CB/WR/baller Marcus Jones, D.J. Moore with Sam Darnold, J.K. Dobbins and Gus Edwards usage, George Kittle keeping on keeping on, Heinicke vs. Wentz, Cowboys No. 1 scoring offense since Dak Prescott came back from injury, Aaron Jones usage sheesh, Diontae Johnson LOL, James Conner getting all the touches and much more in a crisp 40-minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

42m
Dec 26, 2022
676. Week 16 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Nic Bodiford to break down every fantasy-relevant injury ahead of Week 16. Every quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end listed with a designation are discussed. Hell, those that were listed on the early week injury report, yet don't have a final designation, are also discussed. Weather goodness too. Some might say it was a great day to be great in another exhilarating edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

38m
Dec 23, 2022
675. Week 16 game-by-game preview

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down all 16 games ahead of Week 16. Ian goes through every game and focuses on one key actionable fantasy football note for each team in addition to some weather notes. Topics include: Trevor Lawrence potential to keep on keeping on against a tough Jets defense in bad weather, Derrick Henry OWNS the Texans, don't sleep on Isiah Pacheco bouncing back against the Seahawks, the Lions continue to feature *three* running backs, Adam Thielen potential boom week, Josh Allen and Justin Fields are good enough rushers to overcome the bad Chicago weather, Rhamondre Stevenson workhorse RB1 szn, J.K. Dobbins' usage still not where we would love to see it, Saints-Browns weather madness and why it might be Taysom Hill week, Terry McLaurin vs. Charvarius Ward should be an awfully fun shadow matchup, Minshew mania and much more in an electric near hour-long edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

57m
Dec 21, 2022
674. Week 16 waiver wire and injury notes

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF superstar Nathan Jahnke to break down the Week 16 waiver wire and also to go through a laundry list of fantasy-relevant injuries. Topics include: Ian's Week 15 Sheesh Report, Gardner Minshew QB streamer of the week, how far do the Cardinals wide receivers drop if Colt McCoy (concussion) is sidelined, Eagles offense without Jalen Hurts (shoulder), weather madness and much more in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

52m
Dec 20, 2022
673. Week 15 game-by-game review

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by MB FantasyLife prodigy Dwain McFarland to break down each and every Week 15 matchup with a focus on changes in utilization, missed opportunities that you won't find in the box score and more cool shit that you're just going to have to listen to in order to find out. Seriously. The episode is loaded. I'm not sure how to best express this in a simple episode description: Trust me. It's really good. 90 minutes, we go through every game. It was a great day to be great. Don't believe me? Listen. Cool? Cool.

1h 26m
Dec 19, 2022
672. Week 15 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Nic Bodiford to break down every fantasy-relevant injury ahead of Week 15. Every quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end listed with a designation are discussed. Hell, those that were listed on the early week injury report, yet don't have a final designation, are also discussed. Ian and Nic also end the show with a solid 15 minutes of DFS chatter, touching on some favorite GPP plays and Ian's early cash-game build. Some might say it was a great day to be great in another exhilarating edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

59m
Dec 16, 2022
671. Week 15 game-by-game preview

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down all 16 games ahead of Week 15. Ian goes through every game and focuses on one key actionable fantasy football note for each team. Topics include: Brandon Aiyuk and George Kittle historically been balling without Deebo, Michael Pittman set up to absolutely smash this week, J.K. Dobbins rest of season thoughts, what to make of his Deshaun Watson-led Browns passing attack, Gabriel Davis potential boom week, David Montgomery stays balling without Khalil Herbert, Isiah Pacheco pretty close to a must-start option this week, still tough to feel good about Diontae Johnson, the opposite is true for Garrett Wilson, Cowboys are the league's No. 1 socring offense since getting Dak Prescott back and somehow still might be leaving some meat on the bone, Kyler Murray vs. Colt McCoy, Chris Godwin sadly the only must-start option in Tampa Bay, Christian Watson continues to tell the regression gods to f*ck off and much more in an electric 47-minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

47m
Dec 15, 2022
670. Week 15 waiver wire and injury notes

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF superstar Nathan Jahnke to break down the Week 15 waiver wire and also to go through a laundry list of fantasy-relevant injuries. Topics include: Ian's Week 14 Sheesh Report, Mike White QB streamer of the week, go get Donovan Peoples-Jones if available, D.J. Chark rest of season thoughts, Tyler Conklin upside down the stretch and a breakdown on every fantasy-relevant injury in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

55m
Dec 13, 2022
669. Week 14 game-by-game review

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by MB FantasyLife prodigy Dwain McFarland to break down each and every Sunday matchup with a focus on changes in utilization, missed opportunities that you won't find in the box score and more cool shit that you're just going to have to listen to in order to find out. Seriously. The episode is loaded. I'm not sure how to best express this in a simple episode description: Trust me. It's really good. Two hours, we go through every game. It was a great day to be great. Don't believe me? Listen. Cool? Cool.

1h 53m
Dec 12, 2022
668. Week 14 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Nic Bodiford to break down every fantasy-relevant injury ahead of Week 14. Every quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end listed with a designation are discussed. Hell, those that were listed on the early week injury report, yet don't have a final designation, are also discussed. Ian and Nic also end the show with a solid 20 minutes of DFS chatter, touching on some favorite GPP plays and Ian's early cash-game build. Some might say it was a great day to be great in another exhilarating edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

1h 4m
Dec 10, 2022
667. Week 14 game-by-game preview

Host Ian Hartitz is riding solo to break down all 13 games ahead of Week 14. Ian goes through every game and focuses on one key actionable fantasy football note for each team. Topics include: Jaguars pass-catchers haven't been doing Trevor Lawrence a ton of favors this season, get Miles Sanders back into fantasy lineups of most shapes and sizes, Zonovan Knight rest-of-season outlook, what to expect from Ravens QB Tyler Huntley with Lamar Jackson (knee) sidelined, Diontae Johnson sadness, Samaje Perine vs. Joe Mixon, we're still trusting JuJu Smith-Schuster despite this week's tough matchup, D.J. Moore is kinda back, Hunter Henry is in a smash spot, what to make of this suddenly healthy Cardinals offense and much more in an electric 40-minute edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

41m
Dec 07, 2022
666. Week 14 waiver wire

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF superstar Nathan Jahnke to break down the Week 14 waiver wire. Topics include: Ian's Week 13 Sheesh Report, Jared Goff QB streamer of the week, go get James Cook, Darius Slayton rest of season thoughts, Greg Dulcich upside down the stretch, Daniel Bellinger tight end streamer potential and a breakdown on the easiest/hardest fantasy playoff schedules in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

43m
Dec 06, 2022
665. Week 13 game-by-game review

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by MB FantasyLife prodigy Dwain McFarland to break down each and every Sunday matchup with a focus on changes in utilization, missed opportunities that you won't find in the box score and more cool shit that you're just going to have to listen to in order to find out. Seriously. The episode is loaded. I'm not sure how to best express this in a simple episode description: Trust me. It's really good. Two hours, we go through every game. It was a great day to be great. Don't believe me? Listen. Cool? Cool.

2h 0m
Dec 05, 2022
664. NFC team-by-team thoughts and Week 13 preview

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF baller Kevin Cole to break down every NFC team with thoughts on their biggest real-life question, Week 13 matchup and key fantasy dilemmas along the way. Seriously, this shit is cool. Not too long, not too short. Every NFC team. And if you like it, AFC is available too. Great day to be great.

1h 5m
Dec 01, 2022
663. AFC team-by-team thoughts and Week 13 preview

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF baller Kevin Cole to break down every AFC team with thoughts on their biggest real-life question, Week 13 matchup and key fantasy dilemmas along the way. Seriously, this shit is cool. Not too long, not too short. Every AFC team. And if you like it, NFC is out too. Great day to be great.

1h 26m
Nov 30, 2022
662. Week 13 waiver wire

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF superstar Nathan Jahnke to break down the Week 13 waiver wire. Topics include: Ian's Week 12 Sheesh Report, Mike White QB streamer of the week, go get Kyren Williams, Gus Edwards rest of season thoughts, Michael Gallup upside down the stretch, oh man the Browns are getting Deshaun Watson back, Foster Moreau is your tight end streamer of the weekand much more in another electric edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

54m
Nov 29, 2022
661. Week 12 game-by-game review

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by MB FantasyLife prodigy Dwain McFarland to break down each and every Sunday matchup with a focus on changes in utilization, missed opportunities that you won't find in the box score and more cool shit that you're just going to have to listen to in order to find out. Seriously. The episode is loaded. I'm not sure how to best express this in a simple episode description: Trust me. It's really good. Two hours, we go through every game. It was a great day to be great. Don't believe me? Listen. Cool? Cool.

2h 2m
Nov 28, 2022
660. Week 12 Fantasy Football Injury Report

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Nic Bodiford to break down every fantasy-relevant injury ahead of Week 12. Every quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end listed with a designation are discussed. Hell, those that were listed on the early week injury report, yet don't have a final designation, are also discussed. Ian and Nic also end the show with a solid 20 minutes of DFS chatter, touching on some favorite GPP plays and Ian's early cash-game build. Some might say it was a great day to be great in another exhilarating edition of The PFF Fantasy Football Podcast.

1h 2m
Nov 25, 2022
659. NFC team-by-team thoughts and Week 12 preview

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF baller Kevin Cole to break down every NFC team with thoughts on their biggest real-life question, Week 12 matchup and key fantasy dilemmas along the way. Seriously, this shit is cool. Not too long, not too short. Every NFC team. And if you like it, AFC is available too. Great day to be great.

1h 10m
Nov 23, 2022
658. AFC team-by-team thoughts and Week 12 preview

Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF baller Kevin Cole to break down every AFC team with thoughts on their biggest real-life question, Week 12 matchup and key fantasy dilemmas along the way. Seriously, this shit is cool. Not too long, not too short. Every AFC team. And if you like it, NFC is out too. Great day to be great.

1h 5m
Nov 23, 2022