4for4 Fantasy Football Scouts

Our staff includes statisticians, accuracy award winners, NFL team insiders, football reporters, decision support professionals and a former NFL coach! To be the best, it's important your information and insights come from the best -- people that really know the game. Our scouts have access, really know football and actively participate in fantasy leagues. This combination allows us to deliver unmatched insights and it gives you a huge edge in your league.

Meet some of our current & past contributors...

Josh Moore

Josh Moore - Owner, Editor

Back-to-back Top 5 Most Accurate Expert

Josh Moore came to 4for4 Fantasy Football in 2005 with a computer science background and extensive experience in both web development and writing. Josh's skill set was a natural fit with the vision of 4for4.com, and over time Josh's role in the company continued to expand. Today Josh leads 4for4.com as Executive Editor, responsible for all day-to-day operations. 

Josh was recognized as a Top 5 Most Accurate Expert in both 2010 and 2011 by FantasyPros.com, a 3rd party company tracking industry rankings.

Follow Josh on Twitter: @4for4_Josh.
John Paulsen

John Paulsen - Senior Editor

2010 Most Accurate Expert, 2011 Runner-Up, 2012 4th Place

John Paulsen has been playing fantasy football for two decades and has served up fantasy advice to readers since 2005. John was named the Most Accurate Fantasy Football Expert by FantasyPros for the 2010 season and finished as runner-up in 2011. He finished 4th in 2012 for an unprecedented three straight Top 5 finishes. He also won the Fantasy Sports Trade Association award in 2011 for having the most accurate preseason rankings. John stands 6'8" and started on UW-Platteville's undefeated 1995 D3 National Championship basketball team, guided by current University of Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan.

Follow John on Twitter: @4for4_John.
Greg Alan

Greg Alan - 4for4 Founder

Greg Alan Pisch is the original founder of 4for4.com Fantasy Football. To get the 4for4.com site off the ground, Greg assembled one of the best teams of NFL insiders on the web and helped design a number of decision support tools and models. In the process, Greg has done guest appearances on sports radio and authored many fantasy football articles in various national publications. 

Greg came from a distinguished 17-year career in industry, pioneering a number of analysis and statistical measurement methods now used by several global Fortune-100 companies. Greg is currently a managing member of The GNG Group.

Jonathan Bales

Jonathan Bales

Jonathan Bales is the author of the Fantasy Football for Smart People book series and most recently How to Cash in on the Future of the Game, focused on daily fantasy gaming. He's a regular contributor to the New York Times, NBC, Dallas Morning News, and DallasCowboys.com. He was a finalist for the FSWA's Fantasy Football Series of the Year award in 2012.

Follow Jonathan on Twitter: @BalesFootball.
NFL Coach Tom Bass

NFL Coach Tom Bass

Coach Bass spent 23-years in the NFL as an offensive coach and defensive coordinator, including stints with the San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coach Bass also scouted and recruited players, serving as Vice President of Personnel with the New England Patriots. As a defensive coordinator, Tom had the #1 defense in the league with the Bucs. As a member of the San Diego Chargers, Coach Bass was hand selected by offensive genius Don Coryell. It was Coach Bass that recommended Coach John Madden, giving Madden his first major coaching break. Coach Bass' understanding of team tendencies and his ability to break down formations is unmatched.

Jason Belenke

Jason Belenke

Jason has been covering the Chicago Bears for over 10 years and has covered 5 Super Bowls to go along with his appearances on Sports Center and ESPN's First Take in addition to being a frequent guest on Comcast Sports Net and CLTV.

At WIKK, Jason rose to the position of Sports Director. In October 1999, Jason returned to Chicago to cover sports through out the Midwest for One-on-One Sports/Sporting News Radio. His role at Sporting News Radio also included reporting from larger events including several Super Bowls, MLB Playoffs, NBA Playoffs and All-Star Games. Jason joined ESPN Radio 1000 in December 2005 as a SportsCenter anchor and reporter.

Follow Jason on Twitter: @JasonBelenke.
Dave Benz

Dave Benz

Sports Anchor, TV Reporter, Sports Talk Show Host, Play-by-Play Announcer, Sports Director -- Local and National -- Dave has done it all. In Dallas, Dave was a sports talk radio personality for FOX Sports 1190 and anchor/reporter for Fox Sports Net. At WAMI-TV in Miami, Dave really distinguished himself as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. Dave also worked at WLUK-TV in Green Bay doing Packers pre-and post-game shows. In addition, Dave has worked covering the Colts and now the Broncos for Fox Sports Net. During his 10-plus year career, Dave has been responsible for NFL story development as well as maintaining contacts throughout the sports scene. You want Benz on your side.

C.D. Carter

C.D. Carter

C.D. is a journalist and fantasy writer for 4for4, specializing in quarterback streaming. Carter's work has been featured in the New York Times Fifth Down blog, and he was nominated for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association's 2012 newcomer of the year award. He's the author of "How To Think Like a Fantasy Football Winner."

Follow C.D. on Twitter: CDCarter13.
Thomas Casale

Thomas Casale

Thomas is an experience sportswriter and blogger. As a beat writer, he worked for the New England Patriots from 2005-2008 and was featured on Patriots.com and Patriots Football Weekly. Thomas traveled with the Pats, wrote all kind of stories for the team newspaper, hosted a web based radio show and really got an inside look at how an NFL team is run. He's also been an avid college football fan for 25+ years. As Thomas says, 'By the time players get into the NFL, I have already been following them for years.' To top it off, Casale has been writing online about fantasy football since 1997.

Follow Thomas on Twitter: @ThePigskinGuy.
Ryan Chiaverini

Ryan Chiaverini

Ryan is a superb TV Sports Reporter at ABC-7 TV in Chicago. Ryan attends all the Bears practices, covers the team at home and on the road and is highly respected by the Chicago Bears players. Ryan played his college football at the University of Colorado (Boulder) and his passion for sports runs deep. His father played hockey and his Uncle, Tony Chiaverini, fought Sugar Ray Leonard for the middleweight title. Our man Ryan also had plenty of backyard football battles - Ryan's twin brother is NFL Veteran WR Darrin Chiaverini (Browns, Cowboys, Falcons).

Matt De Lima

Matt De Lima

Matt De Lima is an experienced sports writer, fantasy football expert and editor of TheDugoutDoctors.com, a fantasy baseball blog. He contributes his opinions and insights across multiple sports to numerous sites, including here at 4for4.com. Matt has been featured on online radio shows as well as on SiriusXM's Fantasy Sports Radio.

Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattkdelima.
Patrick Fitzmaurice

Patrick Fitzmaurice

Pat Fitzmaurice was an editor for Pro Football Weekly from 1996 to 1999 and contributed to their online fantasy coverage from 2000 to 2013. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, Pat is a diehard supporter of the Badgers and Packers. He works as an editor in Chicago, and he and his wife and two children live in the Chicago suburbs.

Follow Patrick on Twitter: @FitzPFW.
Bob Harris

Bob Harris

Bob is the Senior Editor of Fantasy Sports Magazines (FSP) and Football Diehards. Often working 16-hour days, Bob has been covering the NFL professionally since 1993 and has been featured on CNN-SI, Fox Sports and HBO as well as a number of sports talk shows around the country. Always entertaining and highly informative, nobody covers the NFL closer than our good friend and contributor Bob Harris.

Follow Bob on Twitter: @footballdiehard.
Jordan Heck

Jordan Heck

Jordan is in his first year with 4for4, but has been a fan of fantasy football for years. This fantasy football athlete is a current college student majoring in Sports Journalism. He works part-time at the Indianapolis Star and runs thecovertwo.com.

Follow Jordan on Twitter: @JordanHeckFF.
Chris Kucharski

Chris Kucharski

Chris is the editor of SteelersLIVE.com and has been covering the NFL professionally since 1998. Chris has held many positions of growing importance including his stint as radio host of Fox Sports Radio 970. Chris has excellent media credentials and NFL contacts as part of the Steelers Radio Network.

Follow Chris on Twitter: @ChrisKucharski.
Dan Labert

Dan Labert

Dan serves as the Weekly Fantasy Football Reporter for Redskins Magazine Television (airs on Comcast SportsNet throughout the DC, Maryland and Virginia markets). Dan is also both the Executive Director & Co-Host of Fantasy Tailgate - DC's first weekly Fantasy Football TV show. In addition to Comcast SportsNet, Dan has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, MTV and FOX. As a former Div-I scholarship football player, Dan knows his football.

Follow Dan on Twitter: @DCLaBert.
Dale Lolley

Dale Lolley

Dale really knows the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's covered the team professionally, full-time for 10+ seasons. Dale has full access to the Steelers. He goes to all of their games, both home and away, and also works out of their offices during the season. Dale works for the Observer-Reporter in Pennsylvania and regularly attends team practices and interviews some of the games greats. To top it off, Dale's a tenacious competitor when it comes to Fantasy Football.

Follow Dale on Twitter: @dlolleyor.
Russell Manalastas

Russell Manalastas

Russ is a licensed Physical Therapist and Clinical Director at Lattimore Physical Therapy in Rochester, NY. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo in 2009, as well as his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science in 2006.  Russell treats orthopedic and sports related injuries exclusively and is certified in strength and conditioning through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is pursuing a board certification in sports through the American Physical Therapy Association, which is now required for every physical therapist who is part of the medical staff in the NFL. Russ provides a unique perspective on NFL injuries as they relate to fantasy football.
 

 

Follow Russell on Twitter: @russmanalastas.
Brandon Niles

Brandon Niles

Brandon has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2006. He's an experienced writer with a background in communication and business. Brandon currently serves as the National Sports Commentary writer for Big Sky Weekly. An avid fan and long time fantasy junkie, Brandon follows every team closely and has covered the Ravens, Giants, Patriots, and Colts in his tenure at 4for4.

Follow Brandon on Twitter: @2guysbrandon.
Jeff Owens

Jeff Owens

Jeff has worked as a freelance sports writer for the Dallas Morning News and Tyler Morning Telegraph since 2003 and has been a contributor to 4for4.com since 2007. Living in the Dallas metroplex area and with a passion for fantasy football, Jeff primarily covers the Dallas Cowboys at 4for4.com.

Scott Pagel

Scott Pagel

Scott has been a weekly sports editor of four local papers, and a sports writer for the Times News newspaper for over 12 years, covering anything from youth to pro sports and everything in between in eastern PA. He's been a contributor to 4for4.com since 2005 and has been playing fantasy football since the late 1990s. Scott has covered Philadelphia Eagles training camp since 1997 and primarily covers the Eagles for 4for4.com.

Follow Scott on Twitter: @spagel19.
Andy Rioux

Andy Rioux

Andy participated in his first fantasy football league way back in 1990 before he was even eligible to vote.  He's been a contributor to 4for4 since 2007 and has worked for other websites covering college and high school sports.  Andy is a graduate of the prestigious University of Missouri School of Journalism. If you are ever at a draft with Andy, don't be surprised if he's the first one to take a wide receiver! 

Follow Andy on Twitter: @andyrioux.
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Follow Matt on Twitter: @ffrittle.
Anthony Stalter

Anthony Stalter

Anthony Stalter is the co-host of the mid-day show on sports radio 101 ESPN in St. Louis. He's also a pre-game host for the Rams Radio Network and served as the station's reporter for the 2013 NFL Draft. Anthony hosts 4for4's Most Accurate Podcast and contributes as a Scout and columnist.

Follow Anthony on Twitter: @AnthonyStalter.
Doc Walker

Doc Walker

Doc is a veteran of nine NFL seasons and has a Super Bowl ring to his credit. He was a starting TE for Coach Joe Gibbs' 1982 World Champion Washington Redskins and is an original member of the famed offensive linemen known as the "HOGS." In addition, Doc played ball for Coach Dick Vermeil and received Lineman of the Year honors while at UCLA while helping the Bruins win the Rose Bowl. Now, as a broadcaster, Doc delivers color commentary nationally on CBS Westwood-One Radio during the NFL Game of the Week. Doc is also a co-host on Sports Talk 980 WTEM in Washington DC and he hosts the ProView TV show on Comcast SportsNet.

Mike Woodley

Mike Woodley

Mike has covered the Vikings since 1991. Mike has worked doing sportscasts for the Minnesota News Network and has worked for WCCO and KFAN radio in Minnesota. Mike has been a pre and post game analyst for the local Fox television station as well as a weekly guest/analyst on the Warren Moon Show. Prior to moving to Minnesota, Mike worked in San Francisco where he shared a radio show with former 49er Steve Young. Mike also co-hosted a call in show on KCBS radio with NFL super agent Leigh Steinberg. Mike has excellent sources with agents, coaches and NFL players.