2019 RotoGrinders NFL Media Schedule

Another year of NFL DFS is here, and so we are excited to announce our media schedule for the 2019 season. We’ve got a terrific blend of free and premium shows and collaborated with a number of terrific fantasy companies to bring you insightful content seven days a week to help you crush in DFS.

Please be sure to subscribe to the RotoGrinders Daily Fantasy Football feed as all of our free videos and podcast will be found on this feed. Also, the RotoGrinders App and podcast page will have all of our premium offerings in podcast form and don’t forget our videos page will house all our Free and Premium video content. Here is the breakdown.

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210 XM 87) – RotoGrinders returns back to the 1-2 ET time slot Monday-Friday where Dan Back, Eric Crain, Chris Prince, Justin Van Zuiden and Tony Niehaus will be taking your calls and prepping their national audience on what they need to know during the week. “Back & Beer” return for year five of the RotoGrinders Sunday morning pregame at 9-10 ET to help you put the finishing touches on those lineups.


“The Gillcast” – They might be the fishiest group of DFS players but threesome of Sammy Reid, Nate Nohling and DailyRoto’s Davis Mattek return for entertaining look at what went right and wrong for the week in DFS and (of course bust each other’s chops in the process) during our early-week recap show. (Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“MNF Lineup Build Show” – When it’s time to play the single-game fantasy, there is no duo who understands the nuances of lineup building quite like Headchopper and BigT. They will take you through their lineup building process for Monday Night Football for both FanDuel and DraftKings. (RotoGrinders Premium)


“Absolutely Epic Early Week Podcast” – Our mentality is it’s never too early to start building DFS lineups so Tuesday Dean, Grant and Mangone come together to give their early impressions on the week for DFS and of course stray into other off the cuff subjects to keep you entertained during the DFS discussion (Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“Lines and Lineups” – This is the first collaboration between VegasInsider & RotoGrinders and we’re excited to bring you a show covering both gambling and DFS. Holden Kushner hosts while Dan Back of RotoGrinders covers the key DFS matchups of the week and sports handicapper Kevin Rogers of VegasInsider talk about the early line moves and leans from the betting perspective (YouTube, Daily Fantasy Football Feed)


“The DFS OGs” – Three members of the old guard of DFS come back for year three of this popular podcast. Notorious breaks down the stats while Beermakersfan and HeadChopper bring their top plays of the week for the DFS main slate in this game by game DFS breakdown. (Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“Early Ownership Report” – Chris Gimino is joined by GPP savant and DFS Millionaire Steve (DaColtz) Buzzard of FootballGuys to give their early week impressions on what is going to be the chalk and potential contrarian options tournament players. (RotoGrinders Premium)

“DFS Pick Six” – Eric Crain returns with some new faces in our Wednesday night LIVE block of DFS shows. This year John Daigle and Nick Mensio of Rotoworld join Crain to discuss the six biggest matchups and situations of the week in DFS. (YouTube & Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“Pro Football Focus” – The marks the fifth season of RotoGrinders weekly collaboration with Pro Football Focus to bring together a show that showcases some of their marquee tools and stats and figures out how we can use them to our advantage for DFS. Brit Devine hosts and Daniel Kelly will be providing the analysis for PFF this season. (YouTube & Daily Fantasy Football Feed)


“TNF Lineup Build Show” – Single-game/Showdown prize pools are exploding so HeadChopper and BigT return to help solve the puzzle on FanDuel and DraftKings. (RotoGrinders Premium)

“The Swolecast” – Wouldn’t be an NFL season without “Pockets on Swole” so we are excited to bring the show back for FREE in 2019. David Kitchen, Tuttle, Davis Mattek are joined by new host Peter Overzet and where there will be no shortage of fire takes, busting chops, and entertaining analysis. (YouTube & Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“The Quant Edge” – This is our first year collaborating with The Quant Edge as Eliot Crist of TQE joins Justin Van Zuiden & Matt Gajewski to leverage premium tools from TQE and RotoGrinders Premium to help figure out the DFS plays that will give you an edge in lineup building for Sunday. (RotoGrinders Premium)


“Advanced Sports Analytics” – Weeks 1-4 we are excited to showcase one of the preeminent DFS tournament players and many of the tools he uses to build his lineups. Brandon Adams of Advanced Analytics will be joined by data scientist Stewart Gibson and host Travis Mangone to use visualizations from ASA and other statistical models to show us the players and situations that are best for DFS players to take advantage of. (YouTube & Daily Fantasy Football Feed)

“RotoAcademy GPP Strategy Session” – With RotoAcademy now part of RotoGrinders Premium this show will teach viewers integral lineup building techniques within LineupHQ that will make sure they are building your lineups as optimally as possible for tournaments. LineupHQ savant Brit Devine will be joined by a different DFS expert each week to talk about their strategies and give slate specific observations as well. (RotoGrinders Premium)

“NFL Tourney Takes” – The trio of JSURab, KirkDiese & KillaB return for another year of the hottest tournament takes for all the industry’s biggest GPP’s. (RotoGrinders Premium)


“The Ownership Report” – We get our final look at tournament ownership projections from Chris Gimino as he’s joined by multiple million-dollar NFL winner Scott Hanson (Escot4) to banter about the good chalk, bad chalk and spots you need to leverage in your lineups. (RotoGrinders Premium)

“The Blitz” – This final look at lineup building on Saturday features Alex Dunlap of Rosterwatch, Derek Carty of The Blitz projection system, and newest RotoGrinders contributor Kyle Murray (kmurray03). The multiple live finalist will bring a GPP point of view, while Carty talks about the plays from the Blitz that will crush cash game and Alex brings the energy, enthusiasm and information you get at Rosterwatch. (RotoGrinders Premium)


“The Wood” – The original members of “The Wood” return to Sunday mornings. Eric Crain, Mike Petta and Tony Niehaus windmill their way through their favorite plays on the day and get your Sunday morning lineup building started. (YoutTube)

“GrindersLive Flagship” – Dean takes command of the RotoGrinders flagship show alongside Grant and Tuttle to take your questions in chat and react to any breaking news in the NFL before roster lock. (YouTube)

“GPP Premium Stream” – Brit Devine hosts while John “TipandPick” Lee and Justin Van Zuiden (STLCardinals84) dole out all the GPP knowledge including favorite stacks, contrarian plays and tournament ownership exclusively for RotoGrinders premium subscribers. (RotoGrinders Premium)

“Crunchtime” – Holden Kushner hosts & John (JSURab) Surabian answers all your burning last second questions and gives his last final thoughts before rosters lock for the day during our marquee pre and post lock show.

“NFL Sweat Show” – Jordan Cooper (blenderhd) takes over after lock for our DFS Sweat Show Sunday afternoons. Once the games go LIVE Jordan will not only be sweating the results with viewers, he’ll be reviewing top lineups in ResultsDB, talking about the afternoon & showdown slates, bringing guests in for live interviews and giving away RotoGrinders swag/giveaways throughout the afternoon. Who knows….we might watch someone win $1M LIVE on RotoGrinders.

About the Author

  • Dan Back (db730)

  • One of the most respected and preeminent voices in all of daily fantasy, Dan Back (db730) is the host of numerous RotoGrinders shows, including the RotoGrinders Daily Fantasy Fix podcast and GrindersLive shows. As RotoGrinders’ Media Director, Dan can also be found on SiriusXM radio and has received numerous accolades in the industry for his work, including winning the 2014 FSWA award for “Best Podcast”. He has over a decade of fantasy sports experience and is consistently one of the top-ranked Grinders. Dan is a multiple-time live finalist who routinely ranks near the top of the RotoGrinders standings in all major sports.

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  • maaron83

    Looking forward to HeadChopper and BigT Showdown shows!!!

  • boogereatingmoron

    • 2017 FanDuel WFBC Finalist

    • 2019 FanDuel WFBC Finalist

    WOW!….Looks like a lot of great content

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