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Waterboy does data mining to assist with making fantasy football decisions. Currently all information is accessed through yahoo api. You must have an active yahoo account. You should also belong to a league in order to be able to access the data.


Provides an interface to retrieve nfl player data


Installation is easy.

Specify Gem dependencies

gem install waterboy

Setup your tokens

rake get_auth


Drew Brees's info in the 2009 season ruby @request = Waterboy::ApiRequest.new('player', '223.p.5479')

More Info

More information on API can be found here

Information regarding yahoo's resources and keys can be found here