The Fantasy Football Doctors: NFL Wild Card Weekend Podcast

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Your hosts: Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty & Dr. Charlie O

  • Elo says a Wild Card team could win the Super Bowl this year

  • Vegas sees 3 of the 4 games as very close contests

  • The Ravens and Chargers played each other just two weeks ago

  • This will be the third meeting of the year between the Colts & Texans

  • We have advice for Fantasy Playoff games

  • We even have some suggestions for DFS players

  • Let’s celebrate – it’s the playoffs!

Fantasy Football Doctors Podcast Week 16: Championship Weekend

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Your hosts: Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty & Dr. Charlie O

  • Is Aaron Rodgers a solid start vs. the Jets?
  • How will Tom Brady perform without Josh Gordon?
  • Will Russell Wilson will give you the points you need?
  • Andrew Luck is on tap for a big week against the Giants
  • Matt Ryan could be ready to shred the Panthers defense
  • Will Baker Mayfield lead the Browns over the Bengals?
  • Will Christian McCaffrey be 100% on Sunday?
  • You must play Jaylen Samuels
  • Sony Michel will have a huge workload versus Buffalo
  • Julio Jones should also have a big week in Carolina

The doctors have news and views to help you win your fantasy football championship or at least “finish in the money.” Give them a listen right now!

Fantasy Football Doctors–the Playoffs Week 2: The Winning Formula


Your hosts: Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty & Dr. Charlie O

  • Should you start Aaron Rodgers?
  • Will Mahomes prevail versus the Chargers?
  • Can Phillip Rivers do it again on Thursday night?
  • How about Jared Goff – will he bounce back versus the Eagles?
  • Russell Wilson could have a big week against the 49ers
  • Will Christian McCaffrey carry Carolina again this week?
  • Can the Texans count on Lamar Miller to help get them back on track?
  • Is Elijah McGuire the sleeper of the week?
  • Will Odell Beckham Jr. be able to go this Sunday?
  • Can Edelman, Gordon and Brady do it big again this weekend?

The answers to these questions and many more on this week’s edition of the Fantasy Football Doctors.

Fantasy Football Doctors Podcast Week 13: The Final Playoff Push!


Your hosts: Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty & Dr. Charlie O

  • Who should you choose to replace Andy Dalton at QB?
  • Check that waiver wire for hidden gems that other players have forgotten about
  • Jameis Winston may be a big play again this week
  • Lamar Jackson from the Ravens may be the answer to your QB troubles
  • Marcus Mariota and the Titans face the Jets–that could be a good play
  • If you have Josh Adams, is he a starter this Sunday?
  • Austin Ekeler may be the right play for Melvin Gordon
  • Emmanuel Sanders is the right play this weekend
  • The Panthers Greg Olsen might be a numbers maker vs. the Bucs

Good luck this weekend and we hope to see you in the playoffs!

Fantasy Football Doctor’s Podcast NFL Week 10: The Final Stretch Begins


your hosts: Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty and Dr. Charlie O

  • Who should you start at QB this week?
  • Is “Fitzmagic” for real?
  • Should Phillip Rivers get a start?
  • What will Matt Ryan do versus the Browns?
  • Who will be the surprise RB of the week?
  • Why didn’t you draft McCaffrey? We told you to …


  • Are any of the Browns skill players worth starting?
  • Have you checked the waiver wire today?
  • What should you with T.J. Yeldon?

The answers to these questions and many more on this week’s edition of the Fantasy Football Doctors Podcast. Grab an adult beverage, a notepad and pencil then sit back, listen and get ready to win!

Fantasy Football Doctors Podcast NFL Week 9: Win your matchup this weekend


Hosts: Doctors Vasu Vaddiparty & Charlie O

  • Is this a “FitzMagic” Sunday?

  • Six teams have byes this week – wavier picks are important

  • Cam Newton could be a great play versus the Bucs

  • Jared Goff and Drew Brees will have a shootout on Sunday

  • Russell Wilson may be the big play this week

  • Will this be a bounce back week for Christian McCaffrey?

  • Mark Ingram should be the RB start of the week

  • Is Austin Ekeler the RB sleeper of Week 9?

  • Kenny Golladay may be the right start with Golden Tate gone

  • John Elway says Courtland Sutton is ready for a bigger role

Take 37-minutes to listen and get the advice you need to win your fantasy matchup this weekend.

Help! I need a fantasy football win! The Fantasy Football Doctors’ NFL Week 8 Podcast has the winning prescription


Hosts: Doctors Vasu Vaddiparty & Charlie O

  • Who should you start at QB this week? Winston, Goff, Trubisky, Cousins?

  • Who should you avoid? Dalton, Carr, Wentz?

  • Who will be the hot RB? Mack, David Johnson, Cohen?

  • Should you stay away from Carlos Hyde, Yeldon, Gore?

  • Who will be the wide receiver with the hands like velcro?

The answers to these questions and much more on this edition of the Fantasy Football Doctors’ Week 8 Podcast.

Fantasy Football Doctors: NFL Week 7 – It’s time to win your matchup

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Hosts: Doctors Vasu Vaddiparty & Charlie O

  • Is Jameis Winston a top starter this Sunday?

  • How will Andy Dalton fare versus the Chiefs?

  • Is Carson Wentz a QB1 against the Panthers?

  • Should you grab Carlos Hyde now that he is with the Jags?

  • Don’t forget about Frank Gore if you need an RB

  • Is Week 7 Josh Gordon’s coming out party with the Pats?

  • Marquise Goodwin could be a good play even against LAR!

A podcast that won’t waste your time!

Fantasy Football Week 7 Thursday Night Written Rx Prescription


By Doctor Vasu Vaddiparty

Week 7 of the NFL features two teams who don’t have or haven’t established an identity of what kind of team each will be. The Denver Broncos will travel to the desert to take on the Arizona Cardinals. Denver has gotten off to a 2-4 start with wins over the Raiders and the Seahawks. A tough loss last week against the Rams showed that they can play. They have a tough defense but has not played well as well as a pretty good running game. Von Miller leads the defense but has given up 154 points over the first 6 games. Some of their losses have been blowouts to the Jets where they gave up 34 points and 27 to the Ravens and Seahawks. Then they have had good games defensively holding the potent Rams to 23 and losing a tough Monday night battle with the division-leading Chiefs. They will face a rookie QB with two starts and is 1-1. Denver needs to rely on the running game and shutting down the run so they are forced to put the rookie in tough situations to convert first downs and TD’s.

The Cardinals have a 1-5 record in which their only win was against division rival San Francisco. One reason they won is because the 49ers turned the ball over five times and only won by 8 points. They are 0-5 in the other games that have produced little to nothing offensively even with one of the best RB and a WR who is found the fountain of youth. The Cardinals have scored 76 points in six games and that will not get it done. Defensively after a few mix-ups has responded well since 81 points in the last 4 games compared to 58 in the first two games. They have had tough losses as well including a GW-FG loss to Seattle and another 2-point loss to the Bears. Last weekend they were in the game until they ran out of gas in the 4th quarter against a stacked Minnesota team.

Which offenses will show up will be the question tonight but both defenses have out-performed their respective offenses.

The Thursday preview of Fantasy Football ramifications will be broken down below between the Broncos and Cardinals from Glendale to get you a good jump on your week.



Case Keenum was one of the FA names that came up for QB when the Vikings decided not to re-sign him in spite leading them to the NFC Championship Game losing to the eventual champion Eagles. Keenum has thrown for 1687 yards but leads the NFL in INT’s with 8. If he is forced to throw the ball in long situations it bodes very badly for the Broncos’ fortunes. Arizona’s defense is 14th in the league in passing yards but 31st in rushing yards allowed. Keenum needs to manage the game and establish the run and establish play-action when needed. How does this affect Fantasy Football looking for a good QB play? Keenum is a QB 2 or 3 this week. Denver will rely on its running game to be successful.


Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman have combined for 618 yards and 3 TD’s with Lindsay leading the way with 346 yards. He is a good candidate for a starting RB vs. a 31st ranked run team of the Cardinals. The Broncos will be establishing the run and my bet is Lindsay will be the one to get the majority of carries. If you are looking for a guy with TD capability then Freeman would be your best bet.


The Broncos are led by Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas at WR. Both are No. 2 candidates for WR and are probably not good plays this week with the Broncos looking to establish the run. If there are no other candidates to play on your team then Sanders would be the best available pick as he has 40 catches and two TD’s. Jeff Heuermann is a serviceable TE but probably a No. 3 choice at TE.



Josh Rosen was the 1st round pick for Arizona last spring and has started the last two games taking over for the ineffective and often-injured Sam Bradford. Rosen has mixed results going 1-1 with a win against the 49ers and a loss against the Vikings. Rosen has two TD’s and two INT’s. He has thrown for 626 yards in the two games. Rosen will look to throw the ball against the 14th ranked pass defense. With weapons offensively and hopefully the O-Line will protect Rosen to allow him to exploit the defense. Throwing the ball should be mixed in with the run as Denver has struggled against the run. Rosen has to be accurate and use the running game to his advantage. He is a good No. 2 option or realistically QB 1.5.


David Johnson is a RB1 and an obvious choice to start. Denver’s defense against the run is ranked 32nd otherwise known as last in NFL. Johnson has come off injury in 2017 but had over 2000 yards from scrimmage in 2016. He is healthy and running the ball very well. His speed and power is a big asset to Josh Rosen learning the ropes at QB for a team that is 1-5. David Johnson is a must play for Fantasy this week. Arizona’s offense is 32nd in Rush yards but David Johnson is a fantasy starter.


Larry Fitzgerald has regained his form from years gone by. He has 22 catches for 215 yards but has yet to find the end zone. Fitz has a complimentary piece this year in rookie Christian Kirk. Kirk has had a successful rookie year with 25 catches and long TD catch against the 49ers. Both are good picks but probably No. 2 WR’s. Arizona’s offense is 31st in passing. TE is not an option for Fantasy as Jermaine Gresham and Ricky Seals-Jones  are pass catching and blocking TE’s who don’t contribute to the passing game as Rosen has really developed a rapport with Kirk more so than Fitzgerald. Seals-Jones is not a good matchup facing the Broncos.

Special Teams/Defense

Defenses have kind of switched from the beginning of the year to where they both have switched good to bad and bad to good. Arizona has improved the defense the last few weeks but still has a 1-5 record while Denver started 2-0 and now is 2-4 3 games behind KC. Neither defense is worth picking up in fantasy week. But neither offense has performed up to standard either. Stay away from defenses on Thursday night football.

Overall Matchup

Denver comes into the game as small -1 favorite with the total being at 42.5. The totals have been especially high for the league this season but this might be accurate being in that both teams offenses have not performed as expected. Denver has lost four in a row while Arizona is 1-1 since starting 0-4. Both teams passing games are adequate at best but both teams can run the ball. Denver’s defense has played terribly in losses to KC and the Jets but played better at home against the Rams. Still it’s not very good. The Cardinals look to have some synchronicity over the last two weeks since Rosen has taken over at QB. He has help with future HOF’er  Larry Fitzgerald, Christian Kirk at receivers plus the all-purpose, when healthy 1500 yds+ David Johnson in the backfield.

Not exactly the matchup that Fox or the NFL Network wanted, but every team has to play on a Thursday.

Arizona 17

Denver 16

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NFL Week 4: Fantasy Football Doctors podcast has right prescription for you to win on Sunday

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hosts Dr. Vasu Vaddiparty & Dr. Charlie O

  • Is this the week Tom Brady and the Pats get it together on the field?

  • How will Aaron Rodgers fare versus the very tough and energized Buffalo Bills defense?

  • Who is going to start for Tampa Bay – Jameis Winston or Ryan Fitzpatrick?

  • Why has there been so much fantasy buzz this week about Eli Manning?

  • Will Matt Breida have a larger role in the 49ers offense with Beathard at QB?

  • Is the game where Marshawn Lynch has a real impact for the Raiders?

  • Should you take a chance and start Giovani Bernard?

  • Will this be the game that the Pats begin using Josh Gordon?

  • Doug Baldwin says he is ready to play – should you add him to your lineup?

Vasu and Charlie O have the answers to these questions and many more in this week’s podcast.