Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Writers Take Top Two Spots Among Industry Experts Competitors

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I've been in bed sick the last few days. I'm back to work now andplan to make up the posts I missed. But first a little bragging on my boys at

RotoExperts LLC and today annouced that Jon Phillips and Paul Bourdett, Senior Writers for, finished in first and second place in the 2008 RATE THE EXPERTS competition.

RATE THE EXPERTS is an annual contest held by Jeff Thitoff, fantasy sports columnist and blogger for the Columbus Dispatch. Each week, representatives from some of the most popular fantasy advice sites rated who they thought the top five fantasy performers would be in each position: QB, RB, WR, TE, DEF, & K. They also answered six multiple choice questions each week, each of which required selection of who would perform best among a predetermined list of three players.

"We've always known that our football team is one of the best in the industry," said Tommy P. Landry, Executive Editor of "With the quality competition they faced in the RATE THE EXPERTS contest, our team really stepped up to the plate and excelled. This is just another proof point that, if you want to win your fantasy league, RotoExperts is one of the best destinations for fantasy sports advice on the web."

Also placing among the top ten in the final standings were RotoExperts Staff Writers Matt Wirkiowski, Mike Gilbert, and Mark Strausberg. Listen to the end of year podcast Interview of Jon Phillips at

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