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TheProFFet Podcast

155 episodes - English - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 568 ratings

Welcome to TheProFFe Podcast! Your host, TheProFFet (Calvin Wright), has been providing expert fantasy football advice for over 5 years! This podcast takes a deep dive into the strategies behind fantasy football while discussing the theories of how fantasy players evaluate NFL talent. With over 500 5-star reviews, The Fantasy Football Wire podcast is one of the staples in the fantasy football community and is trusted by fantasy players worldwide! Enjoy professional audio production, a unique perspective, and expert interviews--ONLY on The Fantasy Football Wire Podcast! Support this podcast:

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KADARIUS TONEY SZN -- Week 11 Starts & Sits

November 19, 2022 17:43 - 1 hour - 38.7 MB

Hey everyone, I'm back with the week 11 starts and sits podcast! In this podcast, I go over all the matchups this week and give my thought =s on every player.  --- Support this podcast:

Week 9 Recap -- Big Booms

November 08, 2022 03:50 - 48 minutes - 40 MB

Week 9 was really crazy, we had some massive performances, but also a lot of players disappeared. I'm here to recap week 9 and walk you through any decisions you need to make.  --- Support this podcast:


October 25, 2022 03:20 - 21 minutes - 29.6 MB

we all know why you're here --- Support this podcast:


October 10, 2022 16:12 - 47 minutes - 68.9 MB

ALL HAIL THE 0 RB STRATEGY!  --- Support this podcast:

Week 4 Starts & Sits -- THE LAST CHANCE

September 30, 2022 19:10 - 49 minutes - 79.4 MB

Hey everyone, I'm back with the week 4 starts and sits podcast! In this episode, I go over each matchup and give my thoughts on every fantasy-relevant option. I also go into detail about some players who I consider week 4 to be their last chance to prove themselves.  --- Support this podcast:

I WAS WRONG -- Week 3 Recap

September 26, 2022 16:44 - 35 minutes - 61.6 MB

Let's talk about week 3, yet another crazy week of fantasy football. I do finally admit I was wrong about Etienne, but I talk about the Jaguars in depth and how they may be a fantasy gold mine--buy in soon! I also do my best to praise Chris Olave without sounding like an arrogant, boastful, fool... I was right though! Anyways, here's the week 3 recap, hope you enjoy it.  --- Support this podcast:

THE PANICOMETER™ -- Week 3 Thoughts

September 21, 2022 19:18 - 14 minutes - 24.6 MB

Welcome back to TheProFFet Podcast! This episode took dozens of minutes of research, cost dozens of dollars, and utilized some of the greatest minds in the world. Here in my apartment bedroom, my team worked hard to create a multi-dimensional machine known as the Panicometer™, a machine to tell you how much you should panic. Instead of applying the Panicomoter™ to important issues such as the hole in the ozone layer or the record-high inflation, I used the Panicomoter™ to evaluate Najee Harr...

TYREEK THE FREAK -- Week 2 Recap

September 19, 2022 02:03 - 25 minutes - 41.7 MB

Tyreek Hill went BOOM! Honestly, the Miami Dolphins went BOOM as Tua had his first real breakout game. In this podcast, I discuss the ups and downs of week 2, the studs and the duds, and what players I am concerned about.  --- Support this podcast:


September 12, 2022 14:27 - 32 minutes - 50.9 MB

Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books and boy do we have a lot to talk about! Opening week was absolutely crazy! Tons of players had massive performances but a lot of notable players absolutely busted and ruined your matchup. In this podcast, I go over all the games from this past weekend and discuss each player's performance. I also discuss the unfortunate Travis Etienne situation--that's why you are here.  --- Support this podcast:

Week 1 Starts & Sits -- OLAVE TIME!

September 10, 2022 02:41 - 25 minutes - 38.3 MB

Welcome to the first starts and sits podcast of the 2022-23 NFL season! In this episode, I go over some of my favorite starts of the week, and some players I am tempering expectations for. Spoiler alert--I think Chris Olave will have a successful start to his career. I also give you my latest PrizePicks selections and thoughts on some of the most pressing fantasy football issues such as: "What the heck is going on with Micahel Thomas?" --- Support this podcast:


September 07, 2022 11:48 - 20 minutes - 15.4 MB

NFL is back TOMORROW! I can't believe we made it. In this podcast, I list off several players I believe you should stash BEFORE week 1. Essentially, this is a prediction of Monday's week 1 waiver wire podcast. Some of the players are Zamir White, Tyler Allgier, and A.J. Green. But other players are *shocking* and require you to listen to me talk for 20 minutes.  --- Support this podcast:


August 28, 2022 02:19 - 11 minutes - 7.06 MB

Welcome back to TheProFFet Podcast! I've got a super short episode tonight. Just needed to talk through a few late-round players who possess tremendous upside. Justin Fields, Tyler Allgier, Zamir White, and several other players are essentially free in most leagues. However, given their situation and skillset, I believe these players could surprise fantasy managers and massively outperform their current ADPs. So quick, before you draft! Listen to this episode.  --- Support this podcast: h...


August 21, 2022 21:05 - 1 hour - 30.9 MB

WELCOME TO THEPROFFET APPROVED PODCAST! This is perhaps the most important and crucial podcast on the 2022 fantasy football season. In this episode, Calvin goes over his official PROFFET APPROVED players for the upcoming NFL season. From Russell Wilson to Chris Olave, this episode will provide you with the keys to the fantasy football promised land!  PROFFET APPROVED -- 2022 LIST  QB: Jalen Hurts, Russell Wilson, Trey Lance, Lamar Jackson. RB: Javonte Williams, Travis Etienne, Chase Edmo...

DAMEON PIERCE FAN CLUB -- Very Specific Predictions & Preseason Takeaways

August 16, 2022 15:01 - 16 minutes - 10.9 MB

Welcome to the Dameon Pierce fan club! In this podcast, I go over my takeaways from week 1 of the preseason, I make some very specific predictions, and I discuss my undying love for Dameon Pierce. I truly of Dameon Pierce, not in a corny way but in an unconditional, selfless way... I think Dameon Pierce could lead fantasy teams to playoff glory this year, and I invite you to come along on the Dameon Pierce roller coaster.  --- Support this podcast:

THE NAJEE HARRIS EPISODE -- Busts and Breakouts

August 03, 2022 01:58 - 24 minutes - 39.4 MB

This episode will go down in fantasy football history. I will either be praised for an incredible, brave anti-Najee Harris prediction. Or, I will be slandered for all eternity for advising thousands of people to stay away from an obvious RB1 stud. In this episode, I go over 5 BUSTS and 5 BREAKOUTS. Listen to find out which players to avoid, and which to draft.  --- Support this podcast:

I LOVE THE 10th ROUND -- 2022 Fantasy Football Sleepers (Part 2)

July 19, 2022 22:08 - 19 minutes - 31.8 MB

The 10th round is filled with gems this season, especially at the WR position. From players who can provide consistent baselines to potential top 12 league-winners, the late rounds are loaded this season. In this podcast, I go over 7 sleepers that I absolutely adore and think you need to draft! Don't let the late rounds scare you, scare your league-mates with your 10th-round hidden gems! --- Support this podcast:


July 10, 2022 21:25 - 19 minutes - 26.9 MB

Welcome back to TheProFFet Podcast! I'm super excited to get back to the fantasy grind and share some sleepers with you. These 5 players are worth drafting in EVERY league you play this year. Each player carries an insane amount of upside, a low ADP, and low risk. Thanks for listening, I'll be back soon with the rest of the sleepers.  --- Support this podcast:


June 05, 2022 00:19 - 9 minutes - 16 MB

The title sums it up. I want to beg you to draft these two players. They will win you your fantasy football leagues. They will lead your fantasy team to glory. Please, please, please, draft Travis Etienne and Chris Olave!  --- Support this podcast:

FLYING UNDER THE RADAR -- 2022 Fantasy Football Sleepers

May 15, 2022 04:51 - 28 minutes - 49.5 MB

Welcome back to the Fantasy Football Wire Podcast! In this episode, Calvin sits down with long-time friend and original co-host of TheProFFet Podcast, Aidan, to discuss some of their favorite sleepers. From Marcus Mariota and Jared Goff to Travis Etienne and Russell Gage, this podcast has it covered!  --- Support this podcast:

CHRIS OLAVE SZN -- 2022 NFL Draft Recap

May 06, 2022 03:44 - 31 minutes - 27.5 MB

Hey everyone, the new 2022 draft recap podcast is here! In this episode, I discuss the most relevant draft picks, and how you need to prepare for your 2022 fantasy football season. Spoiler alert--I really like Chris Olave! I appreciate all the support throughout this off-season and I'm super excited to bring you all the first "real" podcast for 2022!  --- Support this podcast:

THE END OF JAVONTE WILLIAMS? -- Fantasy Football Wire Podcast 4/27

April 27, 2022 04:04 - 11 minutes - 16.6 MB

Emergency podcast!!! Melvin Gordon JUST re-signed with the Denver Broncos--essentially ending Javonte Williams SZN... Right? Wrong! It'll take more than a 29-year-old Melvin Gordon to slow Williams down. I still view him as a top RB option in 2022 fantasy football drafts. In this episode, I explain my reasoning for this, and we discuss the fantasy fallout of Melvin Gordon's return to Denver.  --- Support this podcast:

Way Too Early Top 10 RB Rankings -- Fantasy Football Wire Podcast 4/14

April 14, 2022 20:11 - 2 hours - 15 MB

The Fantasy Football Wire Podcast is back with a brand new episode. In this episode, TheProFFet goes over his way too early top 10 running back rankings along with some bonus fantasy football insight. Will Javonte Williams be a top 5 running back? And why will Dalvin Cook finish outside the top 10? These questions are all answered on this episode of the Fantasy Football Wire Podcast!  --- Support this podcast:

NFL 2022 Draft -- Fantasy Football Wishlist

April 14, 2022 03:23 - 13 minutes - 22.7 MB

Welcome to the Fantasy Football Wire Podcast! In this episode, I go over some of my wishlist items for the 2022 NFL draft. Spoiler Alert! I don't want Javonte Williams SZN to end before it begins! This is the first live stream podcast I've done so I appreciate any feedback. --- Support this podcast:


March 24, 2022 14:19 - 12 minutes - 16.8 MB

Tua Tagovailoa is going to be a top 12 fantasy quarterback. That may not sound GLAMOROUS, but sometimes consistency is more valuable than the ceiling. In this episode, I discuss the fantasy football implications of the Tyreek Hill trade, and who the greatest winners and losers are.  --- Support this podcast:


March 23, 2022 00:29 - 14 minutes - 21.9 MB

In this episode, I cover the fantasy football implications of the most recent free agency signings. Adams, Watson, Wentz, Ryan, and more! Make sure you drop a review where you listen to help support the show!  --- Support this podcast:

FREE AGENCY MAYHEM -- 2022 F/A Fantasy Football Implications

March 14, 2022 19:24 - 18 minutes - 12.1 MB

Free agency is underway in the NFL! Russel Wilson has been traded, Brady is back, and Amari Cooper's career just died! In this episode, I discuss the fantasy football implications of all the major NFL free agency signings so far!  --- Support this podcast:


January 29, 2022 19:15 - 30 minutes - 42.2 MB

In this episode, I discuss 11 players that I am unnaturally high on as we head into the 2022 fantasy season. I also give my thoughts on the upcoming AFC and NFC championship games, my PrizePicks selections, and the importance of mental health. I want to give a shoutout to William for sending me "semi-colon," his blog where he writes about his struggle with mental health. It's something that needs to be discussed by EVERYONE, and I'm honored that he trusted me to discuss his story on this sho...

The Best Overtime Solution + Playoff Takeaways

January 24, 2022 23:09 - 14 minutes - 21 MB

In this episode of TheProFFet Podcast, I go over my biggest takeaway from this past week's INSANE playoff games. I also discuss what I think is the best way to fix overtime, and if overtime does indeed, need fixing.  --- Support this podcast:

Theo & Max + The Next Jalen Hurts + Playoff Predictions

January 21, 2022 18:37 - 27 minutes - 37 MB

This episode goes over the conflict between Theo (TheoAshNFL) and Max (fantasyfootballaz). I explain the situation and go over what the root issue is in this conflict--it's not them, their conflict is just a large-scale view of the community as a whole. I also go over my playoff predictions, and who I believe will be the next Jalen Hurts! --- Support this podcast:

Let's Talk Football w/ Hakeem Valles

January 09, 2022 05:12 - 52 minutes - 96.3 MB

To kick off season 4 of TheProFFet Podcast special guest Hakeem Valles joined the show to talk some football. Former NFL tight-end, current entrepreneur, business owner, and father, Hakeem Valles took the time to answer tons of listener-submitted questions about his own football career, and the NFL in general. Thank you all for listening, and thank you Mr. Valles for such an amazing interview! Saint Margaret Lane Coffee: --- Support this podcast:

WE MADE IT! -- Week 17 Recap

January 04, 2022 16:18 - 28 minutes - 40.6 MB

We made it through another fantasy football season! This final week was absolutely crazy! We saw so many players explode. and so many must-start players bust. In this final podcast of season 3, I go over everything you need to know before we close things out.  --- Support this podcast:


January 01, 2022 23:50 - 22 minutes - 38 MB

Here it is, week 17 starts of the week. Congratulations on making it this far, and I hope this podcast can help you with any tough decisions you have to make.  --- Support this podcast:


December 27, 2021 20:50 - 28 minutes - 44.3 MB

In this episode, we go over week 16 of the fantasy season. In most leagues, this was the semi-finals. Week 16 was pretty crazy as we saw some massive games from Justin Jackson, Rex Burkhead, and Davante Adams. But we also had some disappointing games. In this episode, I go over my takeaways from this week, and I give a sneak peek into some things we'll be talking about during the off-season.  --- Support this podcast:


December 22, 2021 21:40 - 33 minutes - 48.7 MB

Week 15 was brutal. So many players busted and destroyed fantasy playoff dreams. In this episode, I go over the most important takeaways from the past week, and a few important things to keep in mind as we move to week 16.  --- Support this podcast:

PLAYOFF TIME -- Week 15 Starts & Sits

December 18, 2021 22:01 - 29 minutes - 42.3 MB

It's playoff time! In this podcast, I go over each week 15 matchup and discuss my starts and sits. I also discuss how you can best prepare your fantasy roster with covid spreading through the NFL. --- Support this podcast:


December 16, 2021 19:07 - 17 minutes - 10.4 MB


THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! -- Fantasy Football Playoffs Start Now!

December 15, 2021 06:13 - 21 minutes - 12.8 MB

It's the most wonderful time of the year! The fantasy football playoffs are officially underway! I'll be doing 5 podcasts a week till the end of the season to help you ensure the best chances of winning your super bowl possible! In this episode, I talk through several situations and players that I find interesting/concerning.  As always, this podcast is recorded, produced, edited, and published by just me, so I really appreciate all the support you all have shown this season!  --- Suppor...

STARTS OF THE WEEK -- Week 14 Fantasy Football Outlook

December 12, 2021 03:53 - 14 minutes - 13 MB

In this episode of the podcast, I give my favorite starts of the week. I go over 3 quarterbacks, 3 running backs, and 3 wide receivers that I'm 100% starting in every league this week!  --- Support this podcast:


December 09, 2021 01:41 - 16 minutes - 24.8 MB

In this podcast, I discuss some players and situations that I find interesting as we head into the last stretch of the fantasy football season. I also discuss some players that I'm keeping on eye on as the season finishes and we head into 2022 --- Support this podcast:

Week 13 Recap -- I LOVE YOU, JAVONTE

December 06, 2021 20:15 - 41 minutes - 59.2 MB

Week 13 had some massive performances as well as several dismal outputs. In this podcast, I go over every matchup from this past week and discuss which players I'm worried about, targeting, or holding. I also discuss my love for Javonte Williams and where his 2022 ADP could end up.  --- Support this podcast:

IT IS JAVONTE WILLIAMS TIME -- Week 13 Starts & Sits

December 03, 2021 23:47 - 38 minutes - 60.2 MB

It's time... The Prophecy that was made last August will finally come true.  In this episode I go over my week 14 starts & sits--but most importantly, I discuss that it's Javonte Williams time.  --- Support this podcast:


November 29, 2021 16:08 - 45 minutes - 27.9 MB

Joe Mixon was ProFFet Approved.... just so you know... --- Support this podcast:

I LOVE JALEN HURTS -- Week 11 Recap

November 22, 2021 18:25 - 36 minutes - 24.3 MB

Week 11 was wild, but I'm here to break it down with you. I will hold your hand and gently review all of the week 11 matchups and bring clarification and peace to both your soul and fantasy lineup.  --- Support this podcast:


November 13, 2021 20:45 - 28 minutes - 17.5 MB

In this episode, Calvin goes over his favorite boom players for week 10. He also highlights some players who, despite favorable matchups, may disappoint. Calvin also discusses the fantasy implication of Odell joining the Rams and Robert Woods tearing his ACL.  --- Support this podcast:

THE FIGHT FOR TOP 12 -- Midseason Review

November 09, 2021 21:13 - 43 minutes - 27.4 MB

In this episode of TheProFFet Podcast Calvin goes over the top 12 for each position. He explains which players in the top twelve will remain there, and which players will fall out of the top 12 by the end of the season. Make sure you listen to this episode to gain an advantage over everyone else in your league!  --- Support this podcast:


November 08, 2021 17:58 - 35 minutes - 21.4 MB

In this episode, Calvin goes over the craziness of week 9. He goes over several players who outperformed their expectations, and some players who busted. He gives an overview of what players he's actually concerned about, and which players you should try to target in trade deals this week.  --- Support this podcast:

BOOM GO THE DOLPHINS -- Week 9 Starts & Sits

November 06, 2021 19:36 - 31 minutes - 21 MB

In this episode, Calvin goes over his week 9 starts and sits and highlights several players who are on the verge of an explosive performance.  --- Support this podcast:


November 05, 2021 01:39 - 31 minutes - 19.7 MB

Here it is, the official 2021 playoff savior podcast! In this podcast, Calvin goes over 9 players who could help your fantasy team push through the playoffs and win the super bowl! Some previous players on this list include David Montgomery, Lamar Jackson, David Montgomery, and Ryan Tannehill.   --- Support this podcast:

WEEK 8 MAYHEM -- Save us Taysom Hill, You're Our Only Hope!

November 01, 2021 16:51 - 27 minutes - 17.5 MB

Wow... Everyone was either terrible, or got hurt, or retired, or a combination of those 3. Week 8 was a horrible week for most fantasy owners so there's a LOT we need to discuss. Make sure you listen to this episode before you panic about your team, or before you celebrate a victory.  --- Support this podcast:

THE JOE MIXON BOMB -- Week 8 Starts & Sits

October 30, 2021 16:53 - 41 minutes - 28.9 MB

Listen to the new podcast before setting your lineup this weekend. Calvin goes over all his favorite BOOM starts of the week, as well as several players who you need to pick up and start in case you've been wrecked by bye weeks or injuries.  --- Support this podcast: