Stephen Ranaghan Is Latest FFPC Half-Million Champ

Ranaghan is $500K FFPC Champ

ooofseven Topples Coleman's DCandBO by 4.6

The 2020-21 World Famous Playoff Challenge came to a close on Super Bowl Sunday. And thanks in part to Tom Brady's 43.7 points, Stephen Ranaghan (above) was able to become the third $500,000 winner of the season in the FFPC. In this competition last year, Ranaghan finished fourth overall, but here was his winning lineup for 2021:

  • QB - Tom Brady
  • RB - Nick Chubb
  • RB - Alvin Kamara
  • WR - Davante Adams
  • WR - A.J. Brown
  • WR - Marquise Brown
  • WR - Chase Claypool
  • WR - Stefon Diggs
  • WR - D.K. Metcalf
  • TE - Travis Kelce
  • K - Matt Gay
  • DT - Washington Football Team

Pocketing $50,000 for second was Dustin Coleman's DCandBO with Josh Neblett's Paul3 taking home a cool $25,000 for third. Screwed & Chopped, run by Kyle Trewhella brought in $12,500 for fourth with Five, run by Stephen Ranaghan, brought in $15,000 for fourth with Steve Wells winning $10,000 for fifth.

For a look at the final (pending stat changes) standings in this year's competition, here's a look at the top-20 below along with the prizes each entry won:

1ooofsevenStephenRan 546.2$500,000
2DCandBODIRT_8 541.6$50,000
3Paul3JN3 541.0$25,000
4Screwed & ChoppedTREW 539.3$12,500
5Trump is God 7Nevadaman 537.5$10,000
6Team Hairy Assesivantrbl 537.3$10,000
7Death Incksweat1965 537.2$10,000
8Against the WALLdrew4782 534.5$9,000
9Kill 'em allPeterTho 534.3$8,000
10VictorScottKei 531.9$7,000
11The Crushers 11Nevadaman 531.5$6,500
12PFMbeheler66 531.3$5,500
12Come On!!ChuckRoo 531.3$5,500
14Stud1Studone1 530.4$4,500
15MarvinGardenRockMachine 530.0$4,000
16The ManMbarb323 529.4$4,000
17Google me dawgkwyte 529.2$3,250
17Crush Daily 6crushdaily 529.2$3,250
19Olindo MareMattPed 529.0$3,000
20Bear DownKenAndTonic 528.8$2,250
20Frankie!underdogffb 528.8$2,250

Brothers & Oliva Split $135,000 Prize

For the first time ever, two separate teams will divvy up $135,000 in the 2020-21 Footballguys Playoff Challenge this season. Eddie Brothers' MoEd and Jeff Oliva's BrokeStoner's squads ended up tied and will receive $67,500 each for their efforts. Their winning lineups are below:

  • QB - Tom Brady
  • RB - Derrick Henry
  • RB - Alvin Kamara
  • WR - Marquise Brown
  • RB - Jonathan Taylor
  • WR - Davante Adams
  • WR - Stefon Diggs
  • WR - Jarvis Landry
  • WR - JuJu Smith-Schuster
  • TE - Travis Kelce
  • K - Jason Meyers
  • DT - Los Angeles Rams

Turtle23--run by Adam Murphy was able to bring in $12,500 by placing third while Steve Wells (the fifth-place finisher in the World Famouas FFPC Playoff Challenge this year) brought home $10,000 for fourth. Rounding out this year's top five was Ben Moss's Playoff Bound Champions who brought home $7,5000.

For a look at the top-40 teams in the Footballguys Playoff Challenge along with their winnings pending any stat changes, check out the list below:

1BrokeStoner22BrokeStoner22 540.0$67,500
1MoEdEddieb 540.0$67,500
3Turtle23Turtle23 538.3$12,500
4Trump is God 7Nevadaman 537.5$10,000
5Playoff Bound ChampsTakeTheThrone 537.1$7,500
6Biscuits'n'BradyHeavyChevyJF 536.9$6,000
7ajsouth 2ndAjsouth2 536.3$4,000
8ZZZZZniko79 535.1$3,000
9Buddyboy18Joeman 534.7$2,500
10midwintermidwinter 533.8$2,500
11TB 7LarryWei 533.5$2,000
12ATXHils 1ATXHils 532.7$2,000
13Lupeeeeeeeedizzzzzzzzy 532.3$2,000
14VictorScottKei 531.9$2,000
15Fedora 2Tonybones1959 531.8$2,000
16The Crushers 11Nevadaman 531.5$1,500
17NFC2Marblememo 531.3$1,500
17Air Raidresourceone 531.3$1,500
17Jonkarella13BDB 531.3$1,500
20Anti-Dentitesl0ngnecks 531.1$1,167
20pants eastJamestGiants 531.1$1,167
20Team Papejpape22 531.1$1,167
23Trust the Processfletcher2001 530.7$1,000
24BroskiDuder3broskiduder 530.4$1,000
25Hammer16Hammer8888 529.2$1,000
26RF8RiotClub 529.1$1,000
27MlinkageMlinkage 529.0$1,000
28The Gamblers 2Nevadaman 528.3$1,000
29Hulking Out3donkurj 528.2$1,000
30Fantasy Team5DOtt 527.9$833
30Trump is God 8Nevadaman 527.9$833
30GoPackGoGoGatorintally 527.9$833
33ADA23WM 527.4$750
34Dirty Pirates 2Cactuscafe 527.3$750
35Left Dave in a snowstormbcilento 526.9$750
36jfink8-2jfink8 526.5$750
36rishipatel412rishipatel412 526.5$750
38I don’t know what to do!Jimmy66 526.1$750
39Grape ApesGaryAllen 525.6$583
39Megamind9Madsenml 525.6$583
39BOS7Hyrax 525.6$583

Maynard Wins $50,000 in P/C #2

The 2020-21 FFPC Playoff Challenge #2 closed out on Super Bowl Sunday after three crazy weeks of action. After the dust settled, the New Canaan Stumblers--owned by Ryan Maynard--came out on top to win the $50,000 grand prize. His winning roster is below:

  • QB - Aaron Rodgers
  • RB - Cam Akers
  • RB - Leonard Fournette
  • RB - Kareem Hunt
  • RB - Alvin Kamara
  • WR - Marquise Brown
  • WR - Stefon Diggs
  • TE - Travis Kelce

JR Covelle and Christopher Weigert's entries tied for second place and will share the $30,000 purse for those two slots. 3K$aWDiv3--run by Mark Sherman was able to bank $8,000 for fourth while Yan Shurin's Modest Expectations brought in $6,000 for fifth place.

For a look at the top-20 teams in the FFPC Playoff Challenge #2 pending stat changes, check out the list along with prizes below:

1N.C. StumblersRyanMay 366.20$50,000
2The Holy ShitsJrBeef14 360.95$15,000
2CockBurnWLFNFL 360.95$15,000
43K$aWDiv3sherm20 358.05$8,000
5Modest Expect.Modest Expect.357.05$6,000
5Fasoolyaodabashian 357.05$6,000
7FFPC DR 6DRAFTKING 356.35$3,500
7Marky Mark 1Donkerkong 356.35$3,500
9RB6TomYat 355.95$2,000
9ALL IN JDALLINJD 355.95$2,000
9BK ForeverSportsrocker22 355.95$2,000
9Dead On Arrivalnwalker14 355.95$2,000
13TheillmessiahP2-3Theillmessiah 355.85$1,500
14Google Me Dawgkwyte 355.25$1,500
14BuddyboyxiJoeman 355.25$1,500
14DOUBLE TROUBLELegionCommander355.25$1,500
14Dick Olsen PCDDick Olsen 355.25$1,500
18Trent's ArmyBERGERS111 355.10$1,500
19lamarvelouslamarvelousjacks0n 354.85$1,500
19Cream PuffsTejas.B 354.85$1,500
19Sexy Hooligansmiamibull 354.85$1,500
19IndigoScottKei 354.85$1,500

Walsh is $10,000 FPC #2 Winner

The second annual 2020-21 Footballguys Playoff Challenge #2 closed out on Super Bowl Sunday with Timothy Walsh cashing the five-figure grand prize. With Fournette and Kelce leading the way for Super Sunday double pointsto get the win in the competition. Here was his winning lineup:

  • QB - Aaron Rodgers
  • RB - Cam Akers
  • RB - Leonard Fournette
  • RB - Alvin Kamara
  • WR - Marquise Brown
  • WR - Stefon Diggs
  • WR - Jarvis Landry
  • TE - Travis Kelce

Matthew Roberts' GDODAWUND, John Rogers' JR's Geezers, and Michael Yaghi's Liquid Kitty each ended up cashing $7,500 in a three-way tie for second place with William Oglesby finishing in fifth place to bring in $2,500.

For a look at the final top-40 teams in the Footballguys Playoff Challenge #2 pending stat changes from the Super Bowl, check out the list below:

1Fourthdown3TimothyWal 370.80$20,000
2GDODAWUNDzag 366.90$7,500
2Liquid Kittymyaghi 366.90$7,500
2JR's Geezersdicedr 366.90$7,500
5Oglesby1Oglesby1 365.10$2,500
6MrsEsterhouseLlamaYoMama 360.95$1,071
6Steve 12steve91872 360.95$1,071
6Amesbury Giants 5 Giants 4geopou 360.95$1,071
6Wu Tang Day Careodabashian 360.95$1,071
6vcstaff 1vcstaff 360.95$1,071
6RoJo#5rosco2341 360.95$1,071
6GrayBallerJGray 360.95$1,071
13AOK 5Aok25 360.55$500
1350TIrishkev 360.55$500
13fignewtonsazarama 360.55$500
16CharriDelgadoCharrisBueller 358.90$350
1657Irishkev 358.90$350
18TadweeberTadweeber 358.05$350
19RKD XXImattdile3 357.95$350
20Dobey20Bulld20 357.55$350
21Broadway MotownBroadway34 357.05$200
21SeanDon&GMacSReardon0828 357.05$200
21Cookie CrumbsDhem 357.05$200
24ZC Riley FBG DIVPOC 18Amy and Mark 356.50$200
25The ChampsJohn Rozek 356.35$200
26Door Stealersjeffstrempel 355.95$200
26BogeyWogeyBluesbogeywogeyblue 355.95$200
26Ducks Dynasty 8 35DDuck 355.95$200
26BrokeFarmerPolkHigh33 355.95$200
26Go Beavs!GoBeavs 355.95$200
31ZC Riley FBG DIVPOC 12Amy and Mark 355.40$200
32Sharon Tate's StarKenGeo 355.25$200
32To Bill BraskyRyanHem 355.25$200
32Jaugernaut3Skolvikes 355.25$200
32EmilyBak510 355.25$200
32Bingolongxxdmanjr 355.25$200
32smileforthekamarapmaranian 355.25$200
32GronkeyPunchSaquonDeezNutz 355.25$200
3217tIrishkev 355.25$200

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Hockenberry Joins HSFF Hour Tonight

Eric Balkman and Ferrell Elliott bring in 2020 Footballguys Players Championship fourth-place finisher Jason Hockenberry to discuss how he was able to get his only team in the contest to nearly a half-million dollar grand prize. Plus the guys will dish on who will make good sleepers and fades in the 2020 Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) Main Event and give you their thoughts on the current ADP in both 2021 FFPC Best Ball Leagues and 2021 FFPC Best Ball Slim Leagues. Also, Balky and Ferrell will tell you how to get more involved with 2021 FFPC Dynasty league orphan teams and answer your calls, tweets, emails and more all on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour!

The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour normally airs Friday nights at 10/9c, and the next episode can be heard here. You can hang out with the high stakes players in the show’s chat room if you want to listen live. You can also access full on-demand streaming available for listening anytime via a variety of apps including the HSFF Hour website, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Alexa, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Vurbl, Podchaser, Audioburst, JioSaavn, Gaana, Breaker, Castbox, Overcast, PodBean, Pocket Casts, Radio Public, Podcast Addict and Anchor on your iPhone or Android device as well.

Draft 2021 Best Ball Teams Today

Looking to get a jump start on 2021 FFPC-ers? Join in the fun now with Redraft Best Ball slow draft leagues at entry fees of $35, $77 and $250 open for entry. And don't forget that the 2021 rookie class is included in the draft pool as well.

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Drafts already began in mid-January, so any of you that love early drafting can jump in now and draft your first 2021 Best Ball team today!

I hope you enjoyed the Super Bowl, players! Now, it's time to get those dynasty ducks in a row and buckle up for what should be an incredible 2021! I'll see you in the chat room tonight, and don't forget those brand new best ball leagues and dynasty orphans!


Eric Balkman
The Fantasy Football Players Championship