Author Archives: Bryan Fontaine

About Bryan Fontaine

Bryan Fontaine has been a fantasy sports veteran since 2004 and specializes in daily fantasy sports (DFS) and dynasty leagues. He can be found on Twitter – @Bryan_Fontaine

Rotogrinders.com Advanced Matchup Plays: NFL Week 3

With the growing popularity of daily fantasy football and more new users arriving by the day – simply looking at the basic information and statistics available to everyone will not give you the edge you need to consistently submit winning lineups. Using data from Pro Football Focus provides a unique way to look at player statistics and participation not found anywhere else.

As I did last season, I’ve tried to go with some less obvious and contrarian picks worth using in large field tournaments with a lower ownership percentage. That doesn’t mean there won’t be chalk players listed – there are still players that need to be in your lineup.

As the season progresses, there will be more data to include with each player. Two games is a small sample size to draw many meaningful conclusions at this point, but that doesn’t mean we can’t use the advanced data to find some good plays.

Here are the picks this week:

Rotogrinder.com Advanced Matchup Plays: NFL Week 2

With the growing popularity of daily fantasy football and more new users arriving by the day – simply looking at the basic information and statistics available to everyone will not give you the edge you need to consistently submit winning lineups. Using data from Pro Football Focus provides a unique way to look at player statistics and participation not found anywhere else.

As I did last season, I’ve tried to go with some less obvious and contrarian picks worth using in large field tournaments with a lower ownership percentage. That doesn’t mean there won’t be chalk players listed – there are still players that need to be in your lineup.

Let’s get to it again. As the season progresses, there will be more data to include with each player.

Until then, here are my picks for this week:

Rotogrinders.com Advanced Matchup Plays: NFL Week 1

Welcome back Grinders!

I am back this season to bring you my recommendations of players that primed for big performances each week when we look deeper at the numbers and trends. I wanted to thank everyone for all the positive feedback last season and let’s win big money like some Grinders did in Week 13 last year.

With the growing popularity of daily fantasy football and more new users arriving by the day – simply looking at the basic information and statistics available to everyone will not give you the edge you need to consistently submit winning lineups. Using data from Pro Football Focus provides a unique way to look at player statistics and participation not found anywhere else.

As I did last season, I’ve tried to go with some less obvious and contrarian picks worth using in large field tournaments with a lower ownership percentage. That doesn’t mean there won’t be chalk players listed – there are still players that need to be in your lineup.

Let’s get to it again. Here are my picks for this week:

Ok, I lied. I’m back.