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Well, we knew there’d be plenty of fantasy points scored in this Broncos vs Cowboys game.  We had all those superstars.  You know, Manning, Orange Julius, Welker, DT, Decker, Dez…hrm, it feels like I’m missing someone.  Who could possibly still be left to talk about that’s fantasy relevant in a game like this?  Answer: well, quite a few guys really but in reality very few people have talked about the under the radar performance of Tony Romo so far this year.  It’s understandable.  He’s not wowing anyone with his stats.  In fact, he was being outscored by Alex Smith in QB scoring rankings for fantasy heading into Sunday.  But then Romo done lost his mind.  Tony threw for 506 total yards on the day, going 25/35 for 5 touchdowns and a 2 point conversion.  Yes, yes, he threw a soul-crushing INT late in the game but you don’t lose more or less points based on how frustrating an INT is.  Looking back where certain QBs went in your draft vs Romo, you have to ask yourself, ‘why did I spend all that on a QB when this was still out there?’.  In reality, QB is a deep position so it’s hard to get too mad when days like this happen but the reality is Romo has been a consistent scorer for his owners most of this year and there’s no reason to think it can’t keep up.  Ok, not 500 yards keep up but being startable most weeks keep up is still valid.  In other 2013 Fantasy Football news…

Alshon Jeffery – When ranking wideouts, it’s always a treacherous slope past about WR35 or so.  Around there, you start dealing with the history of the players involved vs the young up and comers.  Where do you start putting money down on upside?  For me, Chris Givens seemed like a lock for stardom this year but what the crunk do I know?  The reason I speak of Givens was I had him as the start of my ‘We Just Went Upside Ya Head’ tier this year.  Though so far, he’s more class clown then valedictorian of this class, there were a few other guys I had good things to say about.  Jeffery was one of them.  And after a 10/218/1 game, I ask myself ‘how did I not get any shares of that?’.  Answer: Chris Givens.

Rueben Randle – Ok, I did get a few shares of this guy so all’s not lost.  In a game that I have to assume was played without secondaries for both teams – I didn’t watch so I can’t confirm that – Randle went for 6/96/2 and maybe saved a few teams from embarrassment.  Yes, you read that right, I don’t predict a win.  Did ya SEE my Chris Givens note?  Hakeem Nicks was also there with a nice 9/142 line.  Despite how poor the Eagles defense is, Eli Manning still found a way to not get Victor Cruz involved and throw 3 INT.  Remember when they said Eli was better than his brother because he had 2 SB rings?  Good times.

David Wilson – Don’t worry, D-Wil owning box-score watchers, D-Wil didn’t fumble and leave the game.  No, no he got HURT and missed the game…ok, wait, I guess you should still be worried.  But not as worried as if he fumbled.  After going for 6/17/1, Wilson left in the second quarter with a neck injury.  Later MRI’s revealed it was Tom Coughlin being a pain there.  News is he’ll be fine moving forward.  Or as fine as D-Wil with Coughlin can be.

Michael Vick – Left the game with hamstring issues in the second quarter but at least gave his owners 79 rushing yards before doing so.  He’s 33 and a running QB who takes a lot of hits he doesn’t need to.  Also a prime reason I said to sell early on him if you could.  Hopefully he bounces back next week for you.  Consider this a reminder how quickly you can go from a Vick-tory march to a Vick-tim of chance.

T.Y. Hilton – Derp, derp, derp, Darrius Heyward-Bey looks really good.  Derp, derp, derp, DHB isn’t getting the job done.  Derp, derp, derp, let’s get T.Y. more involved this week.  In a nutshell, I just gave you the storyline to Hilton’s season in the voice of Indy coaches.  After a 5/140/2 day, let’s hope they stop derping and start working at the Hilton more often.  DHB, my hairy, pimpled a$$…

Ryan Fitzpatrick – Outscored Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Andrew Luck, Aaron Rodgers…eh, the list goes on.  Sorry, didn’t mean to depress you.  Just pointing out fake football has little to do with real football.  He’s still Fitzcraptrick.

Pierre Thomas – This was the last thing I said about the Cruiser yesterday.  To be fair, I had a hunch about Kenny Stills too so these hunches can’t be scientifically relied upon but with PT – 91 total yards and 2 touchdowns to go with 9 receptions – I think I like what my gut was telling me.  Kenny Stills musta just been bubble guts.

Jamaal Charles – Another week, another 100+ yard performance and a TD.  Oddly, today was his first 100 yard rushing game as he went for 108 on the ground to go with 5/37 through the air.  I put him as a top 3 back this year ahead of guys like CJ Spiller and you scoffed.  You scoffers!  Still plenty of season to go but I’m sure the pace he’s on – 2,070 total yards, 16 TDs and 89 receptions – is treating those who believed well.

Dez Bryant – Went for 6/141/2.  There’s not much to say about a stud being a stud.  Usually only mention them when they’re stunods but when your QB throws for 500, someone has to catch it.

Jason Witten – Had 7/121/1.  See a few inches above.  This is an obligatory blurb.  Now I can move on.

Peyton Manning – Finally threw an INT on the year but finished the day with 414 passing yards, 4 passing TDs and one rushing TD that Moreno could’ve walked in himself.  It’s scary we’ve come to expect this from Manning without asking questions at this point.  The fact he wasn’t even the highest scoring QB on the day is probably even more amazing.  Why can’t you be more like Romo!

Russell Wilson – Now when I put Wilson in the ‘ZZ Top’ tier – cuz he’s got legs and he knows how to use them – a lot of people said ‘Wilson isn’t a running QB’.  I said ‘O Rly?’ and they said ‘Ya Rly!’.  After 102 rushing yards, he’s in the top 5 with a bullet for QB rushing yards.  He’s now on pace for 650 rushing yards on the year, actually 100 yards over the pace I had him down for.  No rly!

Andrew Luck – Bad matchup?  Who cares.  My last name is Luck.  It always rolls my way.  I keed.  Luck looked the best he’s looked this season.  Here’s to that keeping up from here on out.

Chris Johnson – I said CJzeroK would have a good day.  The stats say he did but the stats lie.  That was terrible and I shall officially never go against the Chiefs dominant defense again.  Just glad it turned out alright for owners who started him.  See?  I brag above but humble myself afterwards.  It’s very yin/yang of me, I know.  Oooohmmmmm…

Justin Blackmon – Welcome back to the NFL, Justin.  After a 5/136/1 day, for Blackmon and a 5/74/1 day for Shorts – not to mention 86 total yards from MJD – it’s a nice dream to think the Baguars will turn the corner.  But just remember this was against a Rams team that has looked horrible since week 2 on.  If someone wanted to buy any of these guys near their pricing on draft day, I’d be willing to listen.

Zac Stacy – Got the lion’s share of carries – Don’t tell Bush & Bell that – in Saint Louis today and went for 78 yards on 14 carries.  But here’s the but: D-Rich had 13 carries for 48.  Yes, yes I know Stacy left the game late with a rib injury but they were splitting carries well before that.  Moving forward, my guess is Stacy still keeps the bulk of the workload with D-Rich getting involved on passing plays and runs to the outside.  It’s still not a backfield I wanna get involved with.  Wanna know a backfield I’d like to be in?  Jessica Biel.  Hey now!  Just trying to give JT some more writing material for his next album.

Terrance Williams – I did a late rankings wiggle up the draft board for Terrance once I heard Austin was going to be out and put him around 26 or 27.  Guess I should’ve wiggled him a little higher.  Williams went for 4/151/1 and a 2 point conversion to compete with the Dez-troyer for fantasy relevance on the day.  Moving forward, it’s gonna be hard to gauge Terrance’s value with all of this action happening with Miles out but let’s hope he stays out on the field like this and doesn’t go back to his day job.

Calvin Johnson – Was a surprise out for this week’s game against the Packers.  Ever wondered how the Lions would look on offense against a so-so defense without Megatron?  You got your answer.  Why would you ever want to see that?  You’re sick.

DeSean Jackson – As mentioned previously, there was little to no defense in that PHI vs NYG game.  Being the only true passing target in a game and still coming away with a 7/132/1 line kinda proves that.  Before you ask, yes I still like DJax even if Foles has to take over next week.  LeSean too.  Less Vick runs equals more opportunities for the other guys to shine.  Oh and yes, if Vick misses a lot of time, I do like Foles in 2 QB leagues.

Knowshon Moreno – I know, I know, this type of production is hard to trust when it’s coming from this guy but he ran well for his 19/93/1 line and even chipped in 5/57.  Now on pace for 1,060 on the ground, 406 through the air, 41 receptions and nearly 13 TDs.  Yes, he’s outscoring ‘that back you took in the first 4 rounds’.  I don’t know what his name is, that blanket statement probably works for about a million teams.  Especially the ones that drafted Ball early.  OH SNAP!

Torrey Smith – Went for 6/121.  Yeah, I said you could get Torrey numbers out of Chris Givens this year.  Yes, I’m never going to let myself live it down.  May I have another lashing, sir?

Randall Cobb – Had more rushing yards – 72 on 2 carries – than he had receiving with 4/35.  There’s literally zero fantasy relevance to me pointing it out.  Just wanted to say, ‘Isn’t that weird?’

Austin Pettis – I was pretty mad at Sam Bradford heading into today.  After throwing to nearly everyone that isn’t owned on the Rams today (Lance Kendricks also scored a touchdown), I’m ready to rage quit on him after a 4/49/2 line from Austin.  Like that lady with the sideburns out on a date with the guy with a comb-over and a neck beard, ugly attracts ugly.  I’m not here to judge, just pointing out that I wish I had zero shares in STL at this point.  CTRL+ALT+DEL my season, STAT.

Ray Rice – Ray Ray dropped a nice fantasy statline on his owners today, going for 104 total yards and 2 TDs along with 6 receptions.  He’s still not even averaging 3 yards per carry, though, so it’s hard to get too excited despite the production.  Meanwhile, Pierce ran for 46 on 11, Flacco managed to throw zero touchdowns and one interception and Baltimore still won.  That’s so Ravens!

Julius Thomas – The game isn’t even over and he’s already leading all TEs in scoring on the week in standard leagues as of 2:50 PST.  Yes, even Jimmy Graham.  I drafted Jared Cook all over the place. @)()GJ@_)H*()U(HJ)…sorry, that was me slamming my keyboard down repeatedly.

Charles Clay – Keeps producing and now has 3 straight weeks with a TD.  I know the ride can’t keep going on for forever but in PPR leagues, it’s time to start thinking of him as a weekly option.  No, I’m not joking.  Yes, I really wish I was.

Mike Wallace – Still extremely hit and miss.  This week was a hit with 7 for 105.  Next week will be a miss by default.  Yes, I know it’s a bye week.  That just means he’ll be a hit on week 7.  It’s science.

Josh Freeman – Wasn’t playing on Sunday but was ‘playing the field’ if ya know what I’m sayin…yeah, he was trying to pick a team.  He went with the Vikings, which wouldn’t have been my choice for him but I play this for fantasy and fun and not for common sense.  He’s the polar opposite of Ponder’s limp noodle.  Like a lone fireman trying to harness the fire hose, he’s got a cannon but he’s got zero aim.  Then again, can it get worse for the #skols?  When you’re deciding between Christian and Cassel weekly the answer is ‘eh, prolly not’.

JayWrong Doubleheader – Jay’s Chargers are on after Late Night w/Jimmy Kimmel so he said he’d pull the all-nighter to squeeze in both matchups.  He’s that dedicated.  And that much of a San Diego homer.  Don’t act like you’re not impressed!  Thanks Jay, it’s hard getting my beauty rest during the regular season and if you’ve seen pictures, you’d understand; I need it.

  1. Eddie says:
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    Mendenhall had 17 carries for 43 yards. Caught 2 balls for 7 yards. He VULTURED the rushing score. That’s right, he needs to be the backup to Ellington which means he swiped someone else’s touchdown. Who rectifies his shituation first? AZ with Ellington, or the Bengals and Bernard?

    • hooverviille says:
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      @Eddie: Andre Ellington, no doubt.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Well, the BJGE thing was more of a ‘revenge against my former team’ mercy red zone touch. It took them I don’t know how many plays with him back there to punch it in. Probably if/when the Cards give up on their season we’ll see more of Ellington as they move forward looking to next year.

    • the imp says:
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      @Eddie: Arians says (whether it is true or not) he envisions a 30-32 snap count for Ellington….that would cap his upside if it comes to pass.

  2. So, I ended up sitting Joique and plugged Rashad Jennings in. Oh well, at least I didn’t pick up Hoyer to start over Romo. Bilal Powell needs a 42 for me to lose. Thanx Romo.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I played Romo and Pryor against a guy who had Peyton Manning and the San Fransisco defense. Yeah, I lost.

  3. the imp says:
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    43 pt differential – 37 pt differential at all other positions = Romo-tically Vick-timized.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ha!

  4. Clint (aka Pablo Death) says:
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    I keep wondering why the Shaguars suck so badly and then Gus Bradley comes out to reiterate he’s keeping Gabby in at QB over Henne despite the clear track record of putridity (is that a word?). Despite following my gut to a win and starting Blackmon over Amendola when Megatron grabbed the pine yesterday, I have to wonder if the Shaguars shouldn’t just be retracted already, saving their fans and players the pain of another 12 weeks of rectal examination-type losses.

    • Sky

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      Putridity is a word in Jacksonville dictionaries, at least. I really don’t understand what they’re doing at this point other than doing their damnedest to produce the worst product available for their fans and aiming for the top draft pick in the process.

  5. Yeezus says:
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    Terrell Pryor, Jordan Cameron, and Josh Gordon for Romo and Brandon Marshall.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’d want the Pryor side.

  6. Mr. Rickey says:
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    Lost this weekend because I started Cam instead of Cutler. Jay freakin’ Cutler! Here’s my question – why is everyone so down on Cutler in fantasy. Here are his weekly points in my league: 15, 17, 10, 19, 24; and here are Cam’s: 11, 16, 29, bye, 9. The only time Cam was better was against the Giants and I would play any QB against them. In fact, I will because Cutler has them next week. Cam, welcome to the bench – superman my a$$.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      It’s the world of Cam. For some reason, the Panthers don’t seem to want to replicate success. It wasn’t just that it was the Giants, they used the read option a lot more in that game to slow the pass rush. For some crazy reason, they decided not to do that vs the Cardinals. Bad playcalling plays it’s part. And to be fair, Cam’s numbers stacked against your boy Jay don’t look that bad really…that said, I haven’t looked at matchups for next week but that’s a pretty damn good one for Cutler to go off in.

      • Mr. Rickey says:
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        @Sky: Fair enough but I’m through disrespectin’ Jay and will start him in the better match-ups. Of course, I could try to use a waiver claim to get Pryor or Big Ben – either of them an upgrade ROS?

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          I like Pryor ROS. Think his legs give him a strong baseline that other QBs don’t have. I’d personally want him over Cutler ROS but what might be wiser is to try and move Cam for another roster need and then pick up Pryor.

          • Mr. Rickey says:
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            @Sky: What RBs/WRs do you think I can ask for with Cam?

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              Do your leaguemates actually need an upgrade at QB? That’s more of your starting point. You’re in the RB2/WR2 situation because he hasn’t really done much this year so far.

  7. Ron says:
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    I own Dez, AJ Green, Garcon, Gordon, Hartline, Marlon Brown and Miles Austin and my biggest worry at the moment is AJ Green.

    How much patience should be had for his fantasy value? Should I start shopping him in hopes of getting 2nd rd value? If shopping is the answer, who would you try and get?

    I got question and I hope you have answers….Thanks.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      That’s a broad question. Everyone is sellable in redraft. The question is what does your team need to improve? I’m not opposed to moving AJ for the right price but I’m not doing it just to do it

  8. Dave says:
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    Hopefully the Blount fumble yesterday makes the Patriots see he’s just not talented and go back to giving ridley the majority of carries please belicheck free him!

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Or just give more work to Bolden

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Sky: yes bolden.

  9. and1mcgee says:
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    I don’t see the SD/OAK coverage … I guess I’m the only one who stayed up for that. Let me know when you want to hire me!

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Read the last part of the article

      • and1mcgee says:
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        @Sky: when I posted my comment, Jay’s Chargers/Raiders blurb was M.I.A.

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          You were asking where the coverage was, I was simply pointing out you’d get it and that I said why it wasn’t in my article already…

  10. Ryan says:
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    Ugh Cook. Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Is Bradford just that bad or are they just not getting him involved? I need to figure out another option.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Cook’s fine. It’s just a general mess. Schottenheimer’s playcalling has been terrible and Bradford hasn’t looked crisp at all. Just not looking good in STL from top to bottom right now.

  11. Nico

    John Stamos says:
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    Yo Sky! If I’m lucky, I’m getting a win this week, which makes me 1-4 for the season. Overachieving, I know. Anywho… Looking to shake things up a bit and go for it. I’m debating a Matt Ryan trade to the owner of Vick. My gut reaction is Ryan for D Martin/Kaep, but that still doesn’t seem like enough for me. Am I cray cray? Here are the important potential players and common starters btwn the teams (we start 1 RB, 2 Flex, 1 WR):

    ME -
    QB: Ryan
    RB: Richardson/FJax/MJD/Ellington
    WR: Stevie J/Amendola

    HIM -
    QB: Vick/Kaep
    RB: D Martin/Moreno/Bolden
    WR: Dez/Blackmon/Bowe

    I hate listing a bunch of guys in the comments, so my apologies. I’m really just asking if the initial deal is a bump for me (don’t feel it is), and added players for some context.

    Thanks as always!

    • Nico

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      @John Stamos: I would add that I would get Kaep in time for Ryan’s bye and Martin in time to miss his bye.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      No worries, thanks for reading, Mr. Stamos. Always an honor to have a Hollywood squares level of actor reading my posts.

      What QBs are available on waivers? That might sway me. Kaep still looks like he’s figuring some things out. If you can sit him until he gets things going, I’ll make that move with no questions asked.

      • Nico

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        @Sky: Well, if Nick is looking for a celebrity sponsor for the podcast, I’m your man. I gave up the Oikos when my fantasy team couldn’t win!

        Waiver QB’s available in order of least sucky to most are: Smith, Tannehill, Pryor, Fitzpatrick, Manuel, etc.. I’m 7th in the order, so there’s no guarantees with my pickup, but I’ll probably get one of the top 2 I choose.

        Thanks again

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Ha!

          Yeah, that’s not the sexiest group but you could make it work. I’m guessing you could make due with one of Smith/Pryor/Tannehill. Those guys look like top 15 types with Pryor looking like a top 10 ringer at this point.

          • Nico

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            @Sky: I can see that…which makes you think I should pursue the trade then?

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              Yeah, with those guys out there, you’ll be fine. It should be a good trade for you with upside.

              • Nico

                John Stamos says:
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                @Sky: Much appreciated as always. If you need me at any birthday parties, let me know.. My price has dropped.. you know, supply/demand..

                • Sky

                  Sky says:
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                  Ha! Thanks John, I’ll make sure and keep you and your hair in mind for future parties. As always, rock on!

  12. Ron says:
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    So far I have weathered the ELi Manning storm to be 3-2. Looks like his schedule is easier going forward and he can’t possibly be worse (unless he was Matt Schaub).

    You say (a) stick with him, (b) get Rothlisberger off the wire, (c) trade for Cutler/Pryor/Vick/Dalton?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Ron: How big is your league? If Big Ben is out there, it sounds like you could play matchups rather than relying on one QB.

  13. Dave says:
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    Keenan Allen worth a pick up? What do you think his value is now that he’s a starter for that offense

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Definitely; I was intrigued by him coming into the week and even tweeted I was most interested in seeing how he’d perform last night. Kid made some amazing catches the week before. Smart player.

  14. Kzing says:
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    I need to replace Woods due to Fitz taking over at QB… I need points in two bye weeks.
    Which would you pick up for guaranteed points??
    Baldwin -Sea
    Moore- Oak
    Randle- NY
    Avery- KC
    Simpson- Min
    Ginn- MIa

    Thank you!!

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Moore

  15. Dave says:
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    Just got offered a pretty good trade I think.. Stevie Johnson and Gio Bernard for my Kenbrell Thompkins and Woodhead in a .5 PPR? I know Stevie has injury and qb concerns but I’m not giving up much I think. What you think definitely do it?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Dave: I like Gio more ROS so I’d do it.

  16. gobiggreen says:
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    Is the NE backfield really anything to get involved with? My gut says stay away from this like an orgy at Camp Crystal Lake. Every week you could have one legit starter or two mediocre ones come out of there. Would Stevan Ridley be a safe flex play week-in week-out?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I like Bolden in PPR leagues as a flex; he’s been having knee issues or I’d like him more. Outside of that, I’d probably avoid.

  17. Kzing says:
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    Vereen is coming back in a few weeks… Would you pick him up for bench to guarantee having him?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      He’s still out until November 18th or later unless some other news has come out. I wouldn’t call that a few weeks. Depends how deep your benches are whether diving in now makes sense.

  18. jamie says:
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    Am I missing something? everyone keeps tieing T Williams production to M Austin being out. 1) Austin stinks 2) Austin Plays slot. -If he does come back doesn’ t he eat into Harris/Beasley role? and i’m not even sure he’s better then those guys. Williams makes bonehead rookie mistakes no doubt but he also makes plays and Tony is going to him a lot.

    • Sky

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      5/60/0…those are the stats he put up when Austin was in the lineup. That’s why Austin matters. The more opps you get, the more stats you make. He’s the third option behind Witten right now. Austin returns and he needs to establish himself over Miles and bonehead rookie mistakes lose you time too when other options present themselves. So trust me when I say his production is still tied to Miles Austin and his return matters until proven otherwise.

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        williams had 4 targets and took all 4 of them for catches for 150 yds and a td. ( that to me screams, this guy needs more targets) Austin had 12 targets in week 1 for 10 catches and 71 yards .. Meh aka the guys stinks. Austin will see 5 targets a game going forward like he did wk 2 and 3, if he’s lucky. They are not resigning him so you might as well get the reps now to your future. I will take you’ll get inconsistent numbers because he’s a rookie and a bonehead but i’m not taking he’ll be inconsistent when king Miles Austin returns

        • Sky

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          @jamie: Do what you gotta do. The stats don’t back up your statement. That’s all I was pointing out. You may think he needs more targets, doesn’t make it so that it will happen. You have to ask yourself this question, though, before you buy fully in: in a game where Romo throws the ball 36 times and is playing from behind all day…is 4 targets really what you wanna hang your hat on moving forward? Again, you do your thing. Not saying you are 100% wrong but I do think the argument is a bit short-sighted.

  19. Nightpandas says:
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    D Moore or Hartline ROS in a .5 ppr

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Still Hartline. Only 23 pass attempts by Pryor on Sunday…volume won’t be there to support large passing stats most weeks.

  20. Scott says:
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    Trade Ray Rice for Murray amd Kandas DST?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ehhh, that’s not for me. Not really hip on trading for a defense, let alone one that hasn’t even passed their bye week…

  21. Johan Barleycorn says:
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    Sky,

    12 team, 2 keeper league. Would you trade RG3 for Tom Brady? I have two solid keepers already, so neither would be kept.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’m worried about RG3 so I’d do that, especially if you’re not keeping him.

  22. Steve Stevenson says:
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    Been trying to acquire a WR 2/3 (cobb and nicks are my 1 and “2″) in standard scoring league w/ 5 pt bonus at 100 yds, start 2 RB, 3 WR, no flex. Was offered Hilton for L. Bell, but a) I’m worried about Hilton’s consistency and late-season schedule (only 1 good matchup after wk 7), and b) over the last couple weeks I’ve managed to cobble together some useful mix and match options (Randle, K. Allen, E. Sanders, T. Williams). Dealing Bell would leave me with McGahee and Stacy as bye week/bench RBs. You think Indy coaches finally follow through on Hilton? Should I take the deal, aim higher for Bell, try to deal McGahee or Stacy for someone lesser, or stick with what I have?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Steve Stevenson: I think I’d hold. I’d want some known consistency for Bell at this point.

  23. Scott says:
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    Stafford + McGahee for Thomas Brady? Usually it takes 2 for 1 trades in our league to make a deal in our league? Should I do it.

    With Gronk back next week (maybe?) I’m thinking the Pats can finally convert on their redzones :)

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Scott: I personally don’t think you need to make that move.

  24. DDT says:
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    Sky, we’re getting off of the Givens train, right?

    ADD Keenan Allen and DROP Chris Givens, right? Or is the SD WR situation like STL–too many inconsistent mouths to feed? Give us what you got!

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @DDT: Kinda have to at this point. Bradford’s just not getting the job done.

      I’d do that. At least the QB can consistently throw it well. That’s been the big issue for Givens. Targets are still great.

  25. JFK says:
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    0-5 is looking to get Marshawn from me, but as my team is pretty solid, I figure it’s only worth it if I can get significant value – that said, is this just way too much to ask for, and if so, what additions/subtractions would make it closer?

    His Brady/Rice/Spiller/Blackmon/Bennett and 2014 5th rounder for my Cam/Marshawn/Joique/Boldin/Cook and 2014 7th rounder.

    QB – Cam/Rivers
    WR – Fitz/Decker/Boldin/Hopkins
    RB – Marshawn/Forte/Knowshon/Joique/Ellington/Vereen
    TE – Cook

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @JFK: The bigger the trade, the less likely it’ll go through. SHould hone it down a bit. Can try, though. I’d want the Spiller side.

  26. Chicken Dinner says:
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    PPR. 12 team 3RB 3WR 2W/R

    Cameron/Blackmon/Ellington/L.Miller

    or

    Graham/D.Martin

    • Steve Stevenson says:
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      @Chicken Dinner: This is not close.

      • Chicken Dinner says:
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        @Steve Stevenson: I’m guessing you like the latter?

  27. Harris says:
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    for absolutely no good reason I dropped Henry for Novak and Clay for Cook on Friday. I did pick up Pettis when I saw Megatron was not playing. Boredom is no friend to FF.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Harris: Ha! Idle hands…

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Harris: you’re ruxin.

  28. E says:
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    Ellington or Gio B for ROS non-ppr?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @E: Gio-B

  29. Diddy says:
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    Gore/Hunter
    for
    Martin/Keenan Allen

    Thoughts?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Diddy: I’ll take the Martin side

  30. Big League Choo says:
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    So, Vick cost me a win and knocked me out of my survivor pool last week as i lost by .5 pts. I managed to win this week thanks to picking up 49ers def and mason crosby….Who would you rather stream at qb this comin week? No negative for ints/fumbles 6pts per passing td, 3 pts bonus for 250 yds passing or 100 rushing. I’m leaning towards Dalton or Smith yeesh.

    Alex Smith vs OAK
    Bradford @ HOU
    Dalton @ BUF
    FLacco vs GB
    BIg Ben @ NYJ
    Foles vs TB

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Big League Choo: Haven’t really reviewed for this week seeing as it’s Monday. I’ll say Dalton

  31. Eddie says:
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    Drop Givens for Percy Harvin? Givens is a bench guy for me and at 4-1 I can afford to be patient.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Eddie: Go for it

  32. Josh says:
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    Do you see Foles winning the job from Vick here? How does the Freeman situation play out? Cassel starting in week 6, and then Freeman taking it from there on out?

    Nick Foles or Josh Freeman, ROS?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Josh: Vick’s still the starter. Freeman ROS

  33. Dsimms says:
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    As a Vick owner do you think I should trade T.Y Hilton for M Floyd and T Pryor or grab Cutler off waivers(#2 waiver i should get him)

    QB-Vick
    RB-McCoy, Lacy, D Wilson, L Miller, Mcgahee
    WR-Fitz, Gordon, Hilton, C Patterson
    TE-Graham

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Dsimms: Just grab Cutler

  34. VIAB says:
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    So my current RB situation is:

    Lynch, Steven Jackson, MJD, Lamar Miller, Danny Woodhead

    with MJD looking terrible and L. Miller not breaking out like he should I’m wondering if one or both of them and/or woodhead are droppable for people off our waiver wire in a PPR league like:
    Bilal Powell, Le’veon Bell, Pierre Thomas, McGahee, Ellington, Helu Jr.

    also maybe losing one of them for one of the WR’s out there like:
    TY Hilton, Alshon Jeffrey, Justin Blackmon

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @VIAB: A bit surprising to see Powell/Bell/McGahee out on waivers. Is this a really small league? Hard to gauge what move you should make without knowing the size of the league in this circumstance.

      • Arbinator says:
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        @Sky:

        8 team

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          @Arbinator: can drop Miller for Bell then. Hold on the rest

  35. Big League Choo says:
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    just got offered luck for antonio brown in my luck……my other wrs are colston, decker, cobb in a 10 team lg only start two wr and a flex…non-ppr 6pts for passing tds, this is a no brainer right?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Big League Choo: ‘luck for antonio brown in my luck’…I don’t understand what the offer is.

  36. Big League Choo says:
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    oops 10 team…..luck for my brown….otherwise i would stream qb til vick is healthy, i have gronk for my flex so i dont really need brown..

    • J-FOH says:
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      @Big League Choo: I would take luck for your brown

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Famous last words on Gronk…just don’t know when he’s gonna be back. That said, it’s fair…but 10 team and you can’t just stream QBs? Would think that might be a better option unless you have no one to drop.

  37. J-FOH says:
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    Tough call tonight, do I watch my Dodgers try to close it out and flip over to MNF during commercials or so i watch the football game and go to the Dodger game when it’s over?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      You watch one on your tv and watch the other on your phone. C’mon, J-FOH, multi-task!

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Sky: I have a flip phone with an antena yo

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Lap top? A good view into your neighbor’s house with a remote that works on his TV?

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Sky: my neighbor put up a high hedge because he says I’m a “peeper”. I don’t understand what part of neighborhood watch he is not getting.

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              Ha!

              ‘I’m simply making sure you and your family are safe. At 9:37 pm. It just so happens that is the time your wife takes her nightly showers. Wait, what, who said that?!?’

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Sky: she’s a bath person. A long soapy bath

                • Sky

                  Sky says:
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                  ‘Honey, I think I just heard the neighbor yell ‘wouldja move those damn bubbles!’

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Sky: Guilty, also guilty of leaving a bath and body works gift card on their front porch

                    • Sky

                      Sky says:
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                      I just favorited this on twitter. I don’t think that’s possible but it happened

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Sky: HA!

  38. E says:
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    Pls rank for non-ppr:
    V Brown
    K Allen
    T Williams
    D Moore
    E Sanders

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Sanders/Moore/Brown/Allen/Williams

      Really hard to gauge the new on the scene kids. Still think Williams/Allen are hit and miss weeks guys. And that Moore is a known hit and miss guy so he gets a little more favoritism.

  39. Ian says:
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    I’m planning to offer McGahee and Cook in exchange for Gronk. However, I rather expect that offer will be declined. Should that happen, which of the following RBs would you suggest packaging with Cook in this trade: Moreno, Ridley, or Miller?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ridley

      • Ian says:
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        @Sky: Thanks! If that doesn’t work, I’d also consider upgrading at TE by making a trade with the guy who owns both Julius and Gates. Would any of the RBs I listed be a good 1-for-1 for with either of those guys?

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          No prob. You’d have to give up decent production there. I’d hope Miller but most likely they’d ask for Moreno. I wouldn’t do it.

          • Ian says:
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            @Sky: I do have pretty solid depth at RB (I plan on starting AP, Spiller, and Le’Veon Bell ahead of the guys I’ve listed), but I don’t think it’s worth giving that up lightly, and TEs are so hard to trust.

            Out of curiosity, is this how you’d rank the guys I’ve mentioned at each position (ROS, non-PPR)?
            RB: AP, Spiller, Bell, Moreno, Miller, Ridley, McGahee
            TE: Gronk, Thomas, Gates

            • Sky

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              Actually think Moreno is my 3rd RB there with Miller right behind him. Don’t trust Le’Veon yet. Two goal line gos…hard to plan for that on a weekly basis. Rest is accurate in my book. Moreno isn’t great but that offense is and he’s taking hold of the job and not letting go.

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              Oops, and yes on the TEs

  40. harbinger says:
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    Jordy and mjd
    Or Garvin and spiller. Ppr.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Garvin = Harvin? Garcon?

      • harbinger says:
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        @Sky: sorry autocorrect! Garcon

        • harbinger says:
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          @harbinger: I have Gordon, Julio, amendola, harvin

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Don’t apologize to autocorrect, apologize to me! I keed, no apologies needed. I’d want the Garcon side by a lot at this point.

  41. goodfold2 says:
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    bradford’s about done as luck backup for me. which of these waiver dudes is best?
    cutler/foles/tannehill/fitzpatrick

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Still like Tannehill but Cutler’s prolly safer (odd thing to say, I know).

  42. E C says:
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    Sky,

    Would u trade Pryor and Alshon Jeffries for Brady and Mike Wallace?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’ll take the Brady side there.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Sky: when gronk’s back this trade is gonna look like collusion in about 3 weeks.

  43. E C says:
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    That’s for a 0.5 PPR league. I have Stafford already.

  44. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    should we be dropping m.williams for any of k.allen/ginn/gibson/little/simpson/avery? standard PPR, start 3 WR and a flex, already have a.johnson (thanks schlub!)/nicks/d.moore/jennings.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      If you have time to find out his upside, I’d go after Allen there.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Sky: probably do, as i often play both t-gonz and daniels at TE and flex spots. In any case i’d feel gross ever having to put williams in ever again anyway.

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Then stop feeling dirty and go for Allen. You have my blessing

  45. goodfold2 says:
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    PPR with full 1 pt per 10 yards from returns these guys after 5 weeks have these average of pts
    pettis (13.64)/k.martin (13.18)/patterson (15.2 avg in 4 weeks)/simpson (13.3 over 4), other than those guys k.allen/t.williams and m.brown also available. sanders and hill are my weakest WR’s (we also only have 2 WR slots and a flex), but if Gronk is back i can throw away backup TE (Myers right now) for best of these listed guys. Could also grab Law Firm or Bolden with this roster spot. my other RB’s are sproles/miller/moreno/jacquizz/tate/vereen.
    1. looks like allen (last 2 weeks) and/or martin/patterson could be picked up for either open spot and/or one of hill/sanders’s spot.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @goodfold2: drop Hill for Allen. Hold on rest. Can pick up Patterson if Gronk comes back.

  46. Imran Faridi says:
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    Hi bud, CBS standard league and start 8 – 1 qb, 2 wr, 2 rb, 1 te, 1 def and 1 k.

    Have rivers, AP, Gio, Brandon Marshal, Dez, Julius Thomas, Matt Bryant and stream def ( have broncos for jags) and on bench have Lamar miller, Kaep, j bell, jordan Cameron, josh Gordon and browns d (will drop this week – may pick up percy harvin) and have issues at qb so recently picked up rivers and rb 2 is a mess with Gio, j bell and Lamar. Would like to improve Rb2. U think I should drop j bell or Lamar and pick up Andre Ellington or Stacy on wire? Getting sick of waiting for Lamar to breakout, he’s good but doesn’t get enough touches and game plan always goes away from him. Any thoughts? Thank you sir.

    Imran

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Lamar was beasting vs NO. He basically only played half a game. Think he’s better than who you’re trying to drop him for. I’d hold.

      • Imran Faridi says:
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        @Sky: ok thanks. i will hold onto lamar. you think i should hold on to j bell as well, since bush is brittle? last question, any need for me to go after alshon jeffery or stay put with dez, brandon marshall and josh gordon? i start 2 wr and 2 rb every week and no flex unfortunately. if not, then i can pick up percy harvin for the backend of the schedule. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

        Imran

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          @Imran Faridi: Hold onto Joique.

          Can’t imagine when you’d start Alshon if those are your WR. Hold.

          • Imran Faridi says:
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            @Sky: thanks appreciate it, second year doing fantasy and still a novice, but learning a lot.

            thanks again

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              No prob and good luck!

  47. Mike says:
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    Hakeem Nicks or VJax ROS?

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Mike: nicks, possibly not close.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ugh…VJax

  48. goodfold2 says:
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    1. between givens and m.williams, i’m guessing a first drop (for improvements, trust me they’re better) would be williams, since at least givens still gets shit loads of targets?
    2. ROS best QB option: foles (assume he keeps job for this question, since if he doesn’t I can always grab one of the others, and it’s for backup spot anyway)/fitzy/a.smith/g.smith,tannehill

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      1. Yes

      2. Tannehill…I wouldn’t come close to assuming Foles keeps the job.

  49. goodfold2 says:
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    damn, dolphins coaches are f’ing my shit up. I scored the 3rd most this week and lost by around 18 pts. RB’s were sproles/miller/moreno at flex. had i played jacquizz over miller i’d have won. (24.1 vs 1.5).

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      If Snelling doesn’t get hurt, you’d be close to the same sitch. He didn’t get those carries based on skill, trust me. He looked pretty ugly tonight.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Sky: i agree with the ugly, so snelling was hurt. i wondered why he stopped getting carries.

  50. GeorgeWompington says:
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    Alshon vs TY for the ROS?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Still like TY there but it’s a lot closer than I would’ve expected.

  51. Kzing says:
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    Keenan or Wooda for flex play and plug-n-play behind Demarius and Andre J.? PPR, 12 team league

    Thanks!!!

  52. Kzing says:
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    Woods- not Wooda….lol

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Keenan

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