Looking for statistically-driven, cutting-edge fantasy football advice and analysis? We are too, friends. Here you'll find a celebration of all the things that make our favorite hobby great and therapy for all the things that don't. Mixing in advice, humor and lots of chances to interact with and compete against our hosts, Jen Piacenti and Eddie Spaghetti are here to entertain, inform and remind you that we are all in this together.
Nick Chubb out for the season, the offense in Chicago isnt working & should we be concerned with Joe Burrow?: 9/20/23
Jen Piacenti & Eddie Spaghetti are here with a brand new Waiver Wired! They start off the show by discussing all the injuries to running backs including Nick Chubbs gruesome knee injury. Justin Fields has been struggling a lot in Chicago and is it time to think about benching Joe Burrow as he deals with his calf injury? CJ Stroud has been very impressive so far for the Texans and we can start buying back into Russell Wilson. Jen and Ed then give out their TNF player props for the Giants vs 49ers game and even if the Giants lose, Daniel Jones still should be a major factor. The show rounds out with some listener questions.
Aaron Rodgers out for the season, the Rams surprise everyone, naming your fantasy team & TNF player props! | Waiver Wired: 9/12/23
Jen Piacenti & Eddie Spaghetti are here with a brand new Waiver Wired! They start off the show by discussing the unfortunate news of Aaron Rodgers rupturing his achilles only a few plays into his career as a New York Jet. After Jen and Spaghetti give out some replacement ideas, they discuss some of the best and worst performances from RBs, WRs and TEs from Week 1. If you lost some players due to injury, Jen was there to provide you with great waiver wire adds ahead of Week 2. They round out the show by discussing some great fantasy team names and answering listener questions!
Brady Bet On Himself: 2/8/21
The final episode of this season's Waiver Wired comes via breakdown of the Super Bowl. KC was thwarted by Tampa Bays perfect defensive game plan. Tom Brady made the ultimate bet on himself and his internal throw clock is still running on time. How will Brady leave the game and when? The plan to handle football less Sundays. Hot off the SB and a vigorous Pelaton ride, Jerry gives the TB 12 diet a look. Fantasy targets for next season and why Jerry wont be messing with RBs anymore. Where will Deshaun end up and a preview of Jerry and Jen pivoting to NBA and MLB picks! @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired! LINK
Super Bowl Prop Party: 2/5/21
Last episode for football this season and our hosts are split on who will win Super Bowl 55. What will the Stafford trade mean for Fantasy owners next season? Which city is the best for hosting Super Bowls and which one do you wish you attended? Why Vegas is New Orleans without the culture. Jerry revisits the time he was a Beach Bowl MVP, flew on a private jet and scored on some guy named Eddie George. Every Super Bowl prop is put under microscope for study and a correction to Cousin Sal about chicken wings.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Boneless Wings and Spineless Coaches: 1/26/21
The coaching algorithm should not get you out of rhythm- aka you cant beat KC with field goals. Josh Allen had the title game jitters. Jen apologizes to Jerry for a recent verbal assault. Will Aaron and Aaron leave Green Bay? Juicy storylines for next season set up by a spin of the QB carousel. Do Tyreek and Kelce have the greatest receiving chemistry ever? Jen is labeled both a heel and a baby face for her apology to Tom Brady. Why this Super Bowl with the Big Goat and Baby Goat has the greatest offensive cast ever assembled. Finally, boneless wings, yay or nay? The great Super Bowl snack debates begin.
What Do We Do on Sundays Now?: 1/22/21
Do sleepers exist this weekend? Chalk in everyones lineups, adjust yours accordingly. Jen suggests a FanDuel strategy of cash games and double ups. Jerry was hot on a Buc/Chiefs Super Bowl months ago but now hes certain the Packers are legit. Jerry floats the idea of a Super Bowl Saturday setting off a debate over Sundays, Mondays, when to brag and when to deal with hangovers. Jen and Jerry agree on the NFC title game but are split over the AFC. Former experience playing a lawyer on TV comes in handy for Jerry as another debate erupts into a near fist fight over Fournette being hot or not? Chopping up props and why Jen wouldnt waste $10 on one of Jerrys.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
The G.O.A.T or the L.O.A.T?: 1/17/21
One of the weirdest divisional weekends ever is discussed. Will OBJ be a positive or negative upon his return and is Tom Brady the G.O.A.T or just the L(uckiest) O.A.T? Which is the most entertaining Oldie vs Newbie quarterback playoff matchup? Breaking down the best defenses left in the playoffs. Playoff picks and why some are sticking with Josh Allen - even though his mustache sucks. Things look juicy for the Jameis era and are you all in on UFOs? We are.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Playoff Props, Picks and Parlays: 1/16/21
Playoff parlays and player props from the newly minted Jen Prop Piacenti are curated and presented for Jerry to choose from&spoiler, he likes em all. Does Sean Payton have Toms number now? Lineups and picks for all of the playoff games are discussed. Jerrys wife gets him a murder mystery event on a boat and Jen reveals she was once hired to work a James Bond event. Is Lamar Jackson really afraid of the snow? Why Jerry thinks hes trolling us all.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Dont Overlook The Browns!: 1/12/21
Jen gets Jerry into a playoff fantasy league but turns out Jerry only gets a haircut for Sal and Rachel. A playoff fantasy league breakdown and a bigger breakdown of Venmo and its scammery and lack of joy Jen reveals Deshaun Watson is the new owner of the Texans. Do not overlook the Cleveland Browns, both a warning and a shameless plug for points with Ohio based in-laws. How the Browns and Buckeyes have the entire state of Ohio fatigued. Trust moments between coaches and players during wildcard weekend and thoughts on AB, Evans and Godwin.
Astronauts & the DaVinci Code: 1/7/21
This week the special club of people who made friends co-hosting a podcast together as strangers go above and beyond as Jen unveils her Davinci Code sprawl chart and Jerry hears from an astronaut. The topic of Allen Robinson yields two tangents. What would be the biggest shock this wildcard weekend? Whirl around the @FanDuel playoff pool options and hold onto your coffee mugs because Chase Claypool might just be Keyser Soze.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Jerry vs Jen: Giants Cowboys Edition: 1/3/21
A good day for FanDuel and a tough duel for Jens Cowboys with Jerrys Giants. He tweets Fly Eagles Fly, rants about Leonard Williams and explains how Gallman may have clenched the NFC East. Are Cowboys fans just like Jets fans&its Jen vs Jerry: Trading Places Edition. NFC East is the Festival of Losers. Talking more Playoff Pool and a little less Chase Claypool. Are the Bills the best sports team in NY? Was that the Coach of the Year Bowl? Rodgers must be MVP. Jerry compares Cowboy fans to Jet fans and he would happily, shamelessly stumble into an NFC East title. First blush pick for Super Bowl. The night the ball dropped and the The Office stopped and why NYE is best spent with Time Life music rather than Times Square. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
The Iron Fisted Commissioner: 12/31/20
Why commissioners should rule with an iron fist. Jerry pitches ditching kickers for the rookie flex while Jen hands Cousin Sal the championship. The Matt Flynn theory is explained. Avoid the players on teams that have clinched. Frisky Cincy and why the Colts/Texans are must plays. Questions asked, questions answered. Jens NYE resolution is to stop picking on Baker. Super Bowl teams are named along with Jerrys next child. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
2X Champion, Jerry Ferrara: 12/27/20
Mr. Ferrara, 2x Fantasy Champion. How much you defense do you bench, bro? Recapping draft costs. Sidelines - the slipperiest place on earth. Settling seasonal beefs, mmm seasonal beef. Why Jens not the hugest fan of smashing fruit for inspiration. The Ravens have trouble with negative scripts and the return of the Browns we all know. Jujus man-sized catch and has Trubisky earned his Chi-town stripes? Lock or Darnold? Oh and kickers, were coming for you.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Two Hosts Enter-Only One Makes The Championship: 12/23/20
Hope you got your invite to this weeks prop party. How Jerry beat Jen to make it into his very first auction league championship! Positional scarcity vs star power. The plan to make sure that Cousin Sal doesnt win. Just try and bully our NBA nerdery. Baker is on fire, can the Jets cool him off? COY candidates and why Belichick is fantasy scrooge. No Rudolph, no problem cause Jenny Claus is coming to town! @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Men Are Too Emotional for Fantasy Football!: 12/20/20
Jerry plans a hostile takeover of his league and to abolish kickers and defenses while Jen finds herself just a little verklempt. Breaking down the top tier TEs and the flaky Falcons. Why childbirth is the greatest athletic achievement. Golf and fantasy are one in the same. Does Aaron Rodgers wash his own socks? And why men just a little too emotional for Fantasy Football. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Make It Make Sense: 12/17/20
You have to play by the rules! Why anything can happen - Trubisky has been a fantasy star.Jerry makes a plea to Jen to make Fantasy rules make sense or make them go awayShould you take Tannehill over Russ? Dipping into the mailbag and just under the wire, the best cheese is named.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Dont Trust the Smartest Person You Know!: 12/13/20
This week a valuable lesson is learned, dont always trust the smartest person you know. Jen comes clean about being wrong. Jerry salutes Mike Davis while Jen is over Taysom. Is Aaron Rodgers an underdog? Why Cam Akers and Montgomery are the way to go and a fantasy day so bad&it required being comforted by cheese and Christmas cookies.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Playoff Time!: 12/10/20
Why both Jen and Jerry like having the fantasy leagues best records but dont necessarily like having a bye week. Whats up with San Frans RB rotation? Justin Tuckers costly miss. Putting some money on Coach of the Year and sending out a raven to warn that winter is coming for the Ravens.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Dad Power and Child Development: 12/6/20
Jerry announces he is personally presented this week by The New York Giants. A Q and A hosted by both hosts. Why no one is scared of Carson Wentz. Taysom or Brees and will the same Saquon return? Jen gives a very heartfelt apology to Baker Mayfield. Jerrys son gets his first win and the undeniable force of Dad Power!@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Least Talked About Fantasy Player 2020: 12/3/20
Waiver Wired goes to the waiver wire for this episode to look for some found money value. Bad beats dont shake her nerves but should Jen go full Queens Gambit and resign? December is kicked off with a Rudolph (Kyle) story, flyer lineups are discussed and Jerry awards the Least Talked About Fantasy Player for 2020.
Who is the Fantasy Coach of the Year?: 11/29/20
Starting to get a little bit weird around the league with missing QBs causing headaches.. The Browns are built for Ohio weather. Jerrys fantasy group chat goes nuclear and he gets the Nate Robinson treatment. Coach of the year vs fantasy coach of the year and why pass interference should count for points. Jen pitches Jerry a TV show, Jerry pitches Jen a new fantasy league and both workshop a romantic comedy script. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Jerrys Extremely Risky Birthday Trade: 11/25/20
Jen grades Jerrys extremely risky birthday fantasy football trade. Jen & Jerry say what theyre grateful for on Thanksgiving Eve. Why Jerry needs this to be the Robby Anderson week and holding out a glimmer of hope for CMC. If the Cowboys are breaking watermelons, the Giants will be ripping phone books. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Taysom Hill Hacks: 11/22/20
How to hack the fantasy system with Taysom Hill. A seasonal recap and why Danny Dimes is the best QB in NFC east. Will Big Ben or Philly Rivers be the last 04 QB standing? Justin Herbert is your Rookie of the Year and the Jets are better with Flacco, just barely. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Jen and Jerrys Fudge Graham Flavor: 11/19/20
A brand new Jen and Jerrys flavor is unveiled before giant sized woes about NY players are shared. Why its a jerk move to no-look trade offer and the fun of threatening to quit your league. Should you ever chop the pot? Jen gives out a pick so good, Jerry wants to charge for it. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Jen Quits the Show: 11/15/20
One host (rhymes with Ben) is humbled by the other in a head to head matchup. Why the Rams RBs and Steelers WRs are both so dang frustrating. Jerry gets insider info on the Browns game, in the form of a backyard tornado. Foul play in Jerrys league and in Nick Chubbs game. Threatening to quit yields power&so Jen grows more powerful, by quitting? :)
Trash Talk Is Back!: 11/12/20
Shots fired on Piacenti Week when Jerry wakes up to blistering trash talk from& Jen? Why wont Brady throw to Mike Evans?! Jens confidence is unwavering and her wager offer leaves Jerry speechless. @JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti
Too Much Tinkering: 11/9/20
Breakdowns of what was one of the best weeks of football and fantasy. K. Murray is frightening, J Herbert is the best loser and the Cowboys reduced to moral victories. Jen and her dad top the charts and Jerry strikes gold by suggesting Romo should join Nance for a golf broadcast.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Winter is Coming for the Messy NFC: 11/6/20
Is it time to bench Zeke and why the NFC is such a mess. Winter is coming. Has Herbert overtaken Brees? Why you should salute, but do not drop Mike Davis. Jerry is the king of draft and stash and a contestant has entered the Waiver Wired final tournament.@JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Buying the Bengals: 11/2/20
Spooky tales of weather reports vs real world research. Jerry gets bood by a neighbor. Is Michael Thomas&a bust? Why both hosts are buying the Bengals and Russ for MVP. Keeping an eye on cornerback matchups and how you should properly eat a kit kat. @ JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Minshew Being Minshady!: 10/29/20
Is Tom Brady ghosting Mike Evans for Halloween? Why Minshew is being Minshady. Predicting the return of a mighty Colt. Rexual Healing, Jerrys fantasy team, gives a not so fond farewell to WR 2. Another mystery guest is revealed. @ JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Tom Brady Screwed Up: 10/26/20
Kamara did what Kamara does and the gall of Cousin Sal. Baker gets a decent Yelp review. The Big Apple battle for Trevor and Jen goes full scorched Earth on Tom Brady. @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired
Is this our first fight?!: 10/21/20
A quiet week for Fantasy as the mighty struggled. Why Dak was the big winner Monday night. Jen and Jerry have their first blowout over an emotional trade. How to reverse engineer a lineup around defense and @TheCousinSal calls in to reject apologies and start trouble. @ JerryFerrara @JenPiacenti @TheCousinSal #WaiverWired!
Jerry Wont Let Sal Just Walk In!: 10/19/20
Cousin Sal plagiarized his own why there are no real in the middle games . Going 0-3 in season and why we shouldnt be so slow to play Swift. The Kelce/Kittle separation. Tight Ends = Lotto Tix. Red Zones & In-Law Zones. NO FULL SENTENCES NEEDED THIS WEEK! @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
LeVeon Landing Zones: 10/14/20
Sage advice for drinking and driving, why the Jets are firing players before coaches and where will former Jet LeVeon land. What happens when moms see Gardner, the Sun Million Lotto Tix Lineup and sending good vibes throughout the league during Covid. @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Waiver Wild: 10/12/20
This week were bragging about FanDuel and bemoaning the loss of Dak Prescott. Jen explains why Baker stinks, body swapping bobbleheads and is DK is the second coming of TO? Jerry wishes the Giants were the &Dolphins? @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
Dont Fade the Trade: 10/8/20
Finally feels like football around here at Waiver Wired for this PG-13 episode. Rob Tonyans real name will make you blush. This weeks contest winner calls in, Halloween policies, and Jens birthday month has begun so start saving. @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti #WaiverWired!
The Plan To Save The NFC East: 10/5/20
Exhaustion takes over after all the scrambling caused by Week 4. Texas-sized heartbreak as Jen names her own Cowboys as the team to target and that Jarvis is a better QB than Baker. Jerry proposes fixing the NFC East using a mash-up and everyones favorite intimidating actor, Domenick Lombardozzi, gives Jerry a jingle while building&
Quarantine Trades: 10/1/20
Lean lineups bring stress to the show and it couldnt be a worse time as Jerry is grumpy. Jen explains Giants > Jets. Is trading for a Titan shady right now? Why its ok to leave $ on the @FanDuel table and how the Browns will beat the Boys. Fantasy breakdowns, for the everyman. @JerryFerrara&
The Sports Psychics: 9/28/20
Jerry goes 3-0 and sees the field while Jen sees ATL Coach Quinn leaving the field. Why ATL is such a fantasy dream team and in Russ We Trust! @JerryFerrara and @JenPiacenti coming at ya. #WaiverWired!
Trash Talk Power Rankings: 9/24/20
Exterminator Will Carroll joins to talk injury bugs on his unique meme screen. Breaking Jaguar news and the Fant train keeps rolling for Ferrara. Why you should create a FF power ranking for league trash talk and time to lose the keepers. Plot twist as it turns out Jerry might not be the most talented&
Week 1 Winners and Wounds: 9/17/20
Enlighted injury expert Will Caroll swings by to talk hamstrings, high ankles, French gynecology and when to expect a certain Saint back in your lineup. Jerry receives his first (of many) terrible trade offer of the season. Jen redrafts some of this years rookies and how Fant saved Fantasy for Jerry this season. @JenPiacenti and @JerryFerrara and @InjuryExpert&
Jerry Quitting Already?: 9/14/20
It wouldnt be week one without Jen talking Jerry off the ledge of quitting his own show after losing in every league! The simple math of Foles and Trubisky and why we should never, ever trust a Jet. Jens father wins using her own advice against her and somehow Jerry convinces her to put $ on&
Fantasy Draft Aftermath: 9/10/20
Time to set your lineups the return of football on Waiver Wired! Jen and Jerry deconstruct their recent drafts and starting squads going into Week 1 of the NFL and unveil their weekly celebrity star-studded Fan Duel contest. The delicate art of draft and stash is explained and actor Max Greenfield gives Jerry a Fant-asy&
Battle of the Bots: 9/7/20
Its Fuller vs Ferrara as we learn why Will Fuller is the scariest player in the NFL and why Christian Kirk is the scariest player in Call of Duty. Jerry is recruited into a fantasy league by a mysterious Portland Trailblazer (hint, its CJ) meanwhile Jen recruits a parent into hers (hint, its Dad). They discuss delusional trade offers, shared nostalgia for trash talk&
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