Category: Podcasts

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk with Russ Lande: Processing Speed, Coach-Scout Alignment, and Camp Hopefuls

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk with Russ Lande: Processing Speed, Coach-Scout Alignment, and Camp Hopefuls

    Russ Lande, former NFL scout and the current head of national scouting for the Montreal Alouettes, joins Matt Waldman for another season of RSP Scout Talk. This week, they discuss processing speed, coach-scout dynamics, and camp hopefuls from the 2022 rookie class.  Russ and I are excited to embark on another year of the RSP […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: QB, RB, and WR to Defend the Planet

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: QB, RB, and WR to Defend the Planet

    Matt Waldman shares a few of his players to defend the planet from an alien civilization on the latest RSP Cast. The RSP Writers Project If you’ve never read the RSP Writers Projects, my favorite was the fourth one: An alien race reveals itself to the planet and its intention to take over the world. […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: The State of the Cleveland Browns with OBR’s Jake Burns

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: The State of the Cleveland Browns with OBR’s Jake Burns

    OBR’s ace X and O’s analyst Jake Burns kills it on Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast with his thoughts on the state of the Cleveland Browns as we embark on 2022 NFL training camp.  Let’s acknowledge there’s a great big red elephant alum from Gainesville high in the room by the name of Deshaun Watson. I […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Intriguing NFL Player-Team Scenarios This Summer

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Intriguing NFL Player-Team Scenarios This Summer

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast continues the preseason watchlist conversation with the players and situations that Matt is most interested in monitoring during training camp. This week, we’re continuing the preseason watchlist conversation with the players and situations that I’m most interested in monitoring during training camp. Players and scenarios I discuss include: Can Marquise Brown […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Rashod Bateman’s 2022 Outlook and Using Fantasy Projections

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Rashod Bateman’s 2022 Outlook and Using Fantasy Projections

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast discusses his outlook for Baltimore Ravens receiver Rashod Bateman’s 2022 campaign and shows you how to use fantasy football projections to understand the process behind the totals. “Why no love for Bateman? This is what Jacob, a long-time reader, and listener, asked me about Rashod Bateman on Twitter after seeing the […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: The All-22 Under The Radar Rookie Watchlist

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: The All-22 Under The Radar Rookie Watchlist

    Matt Waldman shares his All-22 Rookie Watchlist — below the radar players whose draft capital did not match their talent. This week, we’re talking preseason skill player watch lists—the All-22 rookie Team–below the radar players whose draft capital did not match their talent. The odds are against these players earning early opportunities to contribute in […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Managing Fantasy Lineups (Start/Sits)

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Managing Fantasy Lineups (Start/Sits)

    Matt Waldman shares his philosophies on managing fantasy lineups in this week’s RSP Cast.  Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 NFL Draft, let’s continue the fantasy conversation with setting lineups: How should I use lineup effeciency as a guide? Which league variables impact lineup efficiency? How does one get better with start/sits? […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Building Dynasties

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Building Dynasties

    Matt Waldman shares his philosophies on building teams in dynasty leagues in this week’s RSP Cast.  Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 NFL Draft, let’s discuss dynasty team building: Self-assessment of strengths and weaknesses as a manager. Minimizing weaknesses and leverage strengths: What this actually means. My approach to startup and rookie […]

  • The Power Rank Podcast with Dr. Ed Feng and Matt Waldman

    The Power Rank Podcast with Dr. Ed Feng and Matt Waldman

    Matt Waldman joins Ed Feng on the Power Rank podcast to discuss the “IT Factor,” the process of producing the RSP, and football as improvisational performance.  On this episode of The Football Analytics Show, I’m joined by Matt Waldman, creator of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio (RSP). Matt uses film study to evaluate hundreds of skill position players headed from […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Data and Film Cast: 2022 WRs and RBs with PFF’s Dwain McFarland

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Data and Film Cast: 2022 WRs and RBs with PFF’s Dwain McFarland

    PFF Analyst Dwain McFarland returns to the RSP Cast for a reprised Data and Film show with a conversation about the wide receivers and running backs for the 2022 NFL Draft class.  It’s always fun to catch up with Dwain, who spent about a year contributing at the Rookie Scouting Portfolio site before joining Pro […]