I mean, after Sunday Night Football‘s barn burner, could my heart take Jets vs. Cardinals? Uh, yeah. Apparently there was room to spare. I’m not quite sure what else to say about whatever it is I watched last night, but it involved Patrick Peterson dressing up as a tyrannosaurus rex. So there’s that, I guess. Yeah, sure, it might have been interesting to see if the Jets could pull off an upset against a pretty meh Cardinals team as a reason to delude themselves into thinking their season wasn’t over yet… But then you remember it’s the Jets in prime time and you wonder what you did to deserve this. And that’s not even including the fact that you have to deal with Chris Berman. I’m going to get five more jobs and work really hard. Then I’m going to save my money and invest some of it. Then I’m gonna cut my costs down as much as I can. Then I’ll be rich. And then I’m going to launch a satellite into space that has a high-powered rail gun on it. And then I’m going to shoot it at Chris Berman. Oh, and David Johnson is the man. That is all.

 

John Brown – 5 REC, 54 YDS, 10.8 AVG, 13 LONG, 7 TGTS. Quite the disappointment in fantasy so far. He’s usually drafted as what, a WR2? He’s had only one 100-yard game so far, no touchdowns, and if you take out his big game against the Rams, his season long is 19 yards. Seriously, I haven’t see a man named John Brown massacre so many people this badly since Pottawatomie…

Ryan Fitzpatrick16/31, 174 YDS, 5.6 AVG, 1 INT, 55.0 RTG and 1 CAR, 2 YDS, 2.0 AVG, 2 LONG. Fitzmagic? More like sh*t’s tragic, amiright folks? I wonder though, do you think it’s Fitzpatrick’s cerebral plan to just hold onto the ball for a really long time and, just before getting blown up by two defenders, to duck his head and try to get a headshot personal foul? I mean, say what you want, but at least the man has a plan.

Matt Forte9 CAR, 19 YDS, 2.1 AVG, 8 LONG and 1 REC, 3 YDS, 3.0 AVG, 3 LONG, 3 TGTS. So what hilarious thing happens now? I’m assuming this is a joke, right?

David Johnson22 CAR, 111 YDS, 5.0 AVG, 3 TD and 3 REC, 27 YDS, 9.0 AVG, 10 LONG, 6 TGTS. I haven’t seen a Johnson benefit so much from the sudden appearance of a hole since November 22, 1963.

Brandon Marshall3 REC, 70 YDS, 23.3 AVG, 36 LONG, 6 TGTS. Theory: Someone convinced Fitzpatrick that when you get in the red zone, you throw to the other team.

Charone Peake5 REC, 43 YDS, 8.6 AVG, 14 LONG, 10 TGTS. That’s peake Charone if I ever saw…

Geno Smith4/6, 31 YDS, 5.2 AVG, 1 INT, 39.6 RTG and 1 CAR, 2 YDS, 2.0 AVG, 2 LONG. “Oh you think Fitz is bad? OKAY motherf*ckers, check this sh*t out.” – Todd Bowles.

 

 

  1. Packers says:
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    How do you think my one waiver a week order should go. I will waive Sims.
    Asiata,Rodgers,Ajayi and Powell.
    Further problem, I also need a TE. Hunter and Fiedorowicz are available. Olson is on bye and Ebron is hurt.
    Further problems, Prescott is the only starting QB on the wire, I have Manning next week on bye. We start 2 QB. I’d waive Anderson.
    So I’m asking do you see any of these free agents as a must grab ros? My long term worries are at RB. Short term is TE. For week 8 is QB. I hope you can figure this gibberish out. Lol.
    My RB are Ware, Lativious, Smallwood and Booker.
    Thanks, man.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Packers: I’d go for Ajayi. Probably Hunter there. And yeah, Dak for Anderson is fine. I’d probably prioritize Ajayi, then Prescott, and then figure out TE with what ever’s left.

  2. Zandy says:
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    who would you rather drop – forsett or richard? std

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: Richard has the highest upside, but I think Forsett has a better chance at volume. Probably Forsett.

  3. morgan says:
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    Just picked up Cameron Meredith last week and just got offered Alshon for him..pull the trigger? 12 team standard.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @morgan: I think you have to. Even if we think the world of Meredith, this seems like a no brainer.

  4. Nate says:
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    Keep or drop Arian Foster? On the one hand, it was his first week back from injury and they had the second string out for a lot of the game…on the other hand, I can’t exactly picture a scenario in which Jay Ajayi doesn’t have an increasing role in the offense after Sunday.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Nate: Hold for now. Ajayi may be legit, but I want to see a few more weeks of RB1 numbers before I commit to dropping Foster.

      • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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        @Jay: i doubt we have a repeat of last year’s d.freeman here (meaning RB you watch for at least 2 weeks and clearly see he’s not even best guy at his own team, drop him less than 3-5 days before he suddenly becomes a top 10 ROS RB). this is same guy who went 13/42 as starter in previous week. and did much much worse when sharing time before that.

  5. WhenYourUncleGetsOffTheGrillToShowYouHowtightHisSpiralIs says:
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    .5 PPR

    Should I offer DeAndre Hopkins and Ryan Matthews for Marvin Jones and Jonathan Stewart? I mainly want to get rid of DeAndre since he’s been a bust so far as my first pick and my friend is interested in Hopkins.

    Or Hopkins for Marvin Jones and Brandon Marshall?

    I also may offer Hopkins and LeSean McCoy or Eddie Lacy for Marvin Jones and David Johnson if that’s more realistic?

    As you can see..I am not happy with hopkins haha.

    Thanks as usual!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @WhenYourUncleGetsOffTheGrillToShowYouHowtightHisSpiralIs: I would not. Jones has not done much since his big 200 yard game and Stewart is just getting back. I’m intrigued by the second deal, but I still think Hopkins is slightly better here. The David Johnson deal seems okay. But I think you’re still selling low here.

      And yeah, much deserved… he hasn’t done much this year, but that’s more on Osweiler. They are a playoff team, so I can’t imagine them going the rest of the season without gameplanning more around their best weapon.

      • WhenYourUncleGetsOffTheGrillToShowYouHowtightHisSpiralIs says:
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        @Jay:

        Okay so I am in dire need of RB now. I also have Lacy as my rb2 but I just found out he’s out several weeks. So my friend now offered me the following:

        Marshall, J Stewart and Spencer Ware for Hopkins.
        Should I do it or still hold onto Hopkins?

        Thanks again!

  6. Fv says:
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    Gates came out and said he wasn’t healthy and I need a te for next week drop gates for Doyle?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Fv: Yeah, hamstrings are iffy. I think he’s droppable in 10 team leagues, but I’d try to hold otherwise.

  7. Fv says:
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    Dan Bailey on a bye been money all year. Drop Bailey for kicker or drop Eli Rodgers for kicker

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Fv: Is Rogers the only one? If so, I think it’s okay, but maybe there’s a quickie two for one trade out there? Like Rogers and a RB for a slightly better RB?

  8. Fv says:
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    Half point Ppr who can I target if I give up Maclin and ajayi?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Fv: Maybe go for something like Ryan Mathews or Carlos Hyde maybe. I don’t think people are going, well Ajayi is legit now, selling him is fine, and it’s a good time, but I think the return will still be a bit limited.

  9. Wilsonian says:
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    1) Who are you playing in the Flex: T.West or Ajayi?

    2) If Reed is out, who is my TE: Rudolph or Hunter Henry?

    0.5 PPR – 3 point bonus at 85 yards rec/100 yards rush – 6 point bonus at 135 yards rec/150 yards rush

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Wilsonian: 1 – probably Ajayi, but I’ll be honest, I haven’t watched that game yet, so I’ll have a better ranking come tomorrow night. 2 – Thinking Henry here, that hamstring is still bothering Gates.

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Jay: thanks man. I was leaning Jay, but I’m not sure of the breakout just yet. And I like Henry, wish I played him last week over Allen.

  10. Scott says:
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    That’s some dedication there Jay. Usually, people get rich so they can retire early.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Scott: No, it’s all for Chris Berman. ALL OF IT.

  11. William Hung says:
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    After deep deliberations for the past few days, I’ve settled on the following players as waiver/FA pickups:

    How would you rank these behind Ajayi (my waiver claim):
    Ty Montgomery, Kendall Wright, Devontae Booker, Jacquizz Rodgers, Justin Forsett

    I’m dropping the following players: Detroit D, Chris Hogan, DeAndre Washington

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @William Hung: btw, Jen does talk a little bit about Ty today. I would rank’em Rodgers, Montgomery, Forsett, Wright, Booker.

  12. Mike says:
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    Hey Jay,

    O.5 ppr, offering Brees (have Stafford) and Gore for Jordy. I need wr upgrade, have decent rb depth. Which side wins? Thanks man.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Mike: I’d say the Jordy side slightly. I think this is a fair trade.

  13. Chad says:
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    I have Palmer and Wentz at qb…with them playing SEA and MIN this week should I drop one for Dalton, Tyrod, Rivers, Manning? OR who should i start?

    Also Latavius hit the wire should i add him?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Chad: That’s a pickle. I think you just go with whomever is ranked higher. Thinking it might be Palmer… but it’s going to be close.

    • robbyrobdu says:
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      @Chad:

      100% add Latavius, yes, he is a HR waiting to get healthy and the other Raiders backs are very average…they will use him properly again, their jobs depend on it.

  14. Sano Chance in Hell says:
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    Shallow bench PPR league waiver wire question…

    Ajayi, Ware, and James White available. I have Deangelo and Forte in my 2 bench spots currently. What your add/drop priority for these guys assuming I’m dropping Deangelo? Would you drop Forte for any of them?

  15. Ross Watson says:
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    Standard Scoring I’ve been offered LeVeon Bell and Allen Robinson for David Johnson. Am I crazy for not immediately clicking accept? Help me out here

    • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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      @Ross Watson: man, somebody’s walking on the ben news…. hard.

  16. ryanoger says:
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    .5ppr

    You think I should lose Theo for Ajayi, Jacquizz, or hold? AND, you think it’s smart rolling out L Green this week with Big Ben on the shelf (Olsen owner)? Or should I grab Doyle instead?

    Thanks jay!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @ryanoger: Hold. I think it’s okay, but Doyle might be a better pickup.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @ryanoger: And that was hold on Theo. I’d want Ajayi though, any other drops?

      • ryanoger says:
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        @Jay:

        Alfred Morris, who I can’t seem to let go for some reason…thinkin’ Zeke is going down.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @ryanoger: Yeah, this is where handcuffs become issues. Most handcuffs are fine, like Spencer Ware. Guys like Morris aren’t worth the trouble, simply because if they got everyday snaps, backs like him would still be in the Darkwa category for example. I’d want Ajayi here over Morris.

          • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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            @Jay: i’d not be too sure of that one laddy. lest ye forget mcglass’ 2015 re: DAL’s o-line. i can’t prove anything as of yet (no sample) but i’d venture to bet one kidney that the butler would do much better in event of zeke being out than darkwing duck ever did in similar circumstances at NYG. lots of irishness to this blurb (watching boardwalk empire 2nd season)

            • Jay

              Jay says:
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              @Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey: Yeah, I understand, it’s personal preference. Yeah, great show until like season 4, then I checked out. You might have better luck.

  17. Dan says:
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    Jay,

    Would you try and trade Allen Robinson and Ryan Mathews for Julio Jones? I thoroughly despise owning Mathews, and it seems like Julio would be a solid upgrade over Allen ROS. 12 team PPR.

    Thanks.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Dan: I think it’s fair, and though ‘d probably hold, if you think you have enough RB depth, it’s a solid upgrade.

  18. 2 win club says:
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    12 team PPR

    QB – Luck
    RB – Howard/Freemaan
    WR – Robinson/Cooks
    TE – Ertz
    Flex – Maclin
    K – McManus
    Def – Rams
    BN – Demary/Hill/Riddick
    BN – T.Coleman/T.Benjamin/Rudolph
    BN – Woods

    Demary/Ertz for Lamar Miller got declined. is there an offer you’d throw back at him? Not a lot of owners with both a TE weakness and a RB strength that would make sense for me.

    QB – Wilson
    RB – Bell/Miller
    WR – Jones/Pryor
    TE – Reed
    Flex – Parker
    K – Gano
    DEF – KC
    BN – Ryan/Ware/Yeldon
    BN – McKinnon/Forsett/Floyd
    BN – Gordon

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @2 win club: I think that’s a fair trade, so he may not be motivated to move Miller. Have you asked what players he likes?

  19. Steve says:
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    Bold move…trade Jordan Reed for Hunter Henry?

    Reed’s concussions mean he’s unfortunately at high risk of getting another season-ender if he takes the field again this season. Do you agree with Reed’s risk?

    Would you target someone else?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Steve: I… would probably hold. I think you can stream just as well as holding onto Henry. Not sure why the Henry hype is getting this big.

      • robbyrobdu says:
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        @Jay:

        Because TE is shallow…because he is out playing Gates…because he was the Mackey award winner…because Rivers loves using his TE and it looks like Gates has finally fallen off of the cliff

        Why wouldn’t he be getting hyped a little…especially since so many can simply add him…having top TE’S wins leagues…with Reed looking awfully iffy with his concussion history Gronk, Graham, Olsen, Kelce are the only TE’S proven over time…Miller is finally reaching potential…that’s 5 players…and at any moment Gronk could go down, KC has looked happy to load up on the run and Conley is getting more targets by the week…Cam isn’the looking very Cam and has been forcing passes downfield…once Russ’s legs get back going he may use Graham less….very fluid aND important position.

        Hope that helps the confusion.

  20. Dash says:
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    14 team half point ppr need some advice if I should be trying to upgrade/trade anyone
    Qb Eli manning
    Wr odb, Maclin
    Rb bell, tevin Coleman
    Te Julius Thomas
    Flex Pryor
    Bench Asiata, rashad Jennings, ajayi, will fuller, Corey Coleman,kerley

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Dash: This is a team worth holding with… strong bench, good starting lineup. I don’t think you should worry much here.

    • robbyrobdu says:
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      @Dash:

      Good team for sure…Eli looking like a hold with ODB rounding into form…I liked how Roger Lewis looked last week and Eli is always better when he has options…he is not a zone in on one wr type guy.

      I love Maclin but his name might be worthelpful more than his reality…I would try and package him with Julius for an Elite TE…Gronk preferred…not sure what is up in HOU but Fuller looked good before going down…and in a lost season I think they HAVE to feature Coleman when he returns. So you have options…Pryor is a solid #2 and that allows you to flex Ajayi.

      I would be trying to move on from Asiata and Jennings as well…maybe there is a team that lacks depth at RB? Or maybe the Julius package could use a RB as well or instead…

      I think you should have a QB on the bench so you aren’t forced to use a waiver claim in the eventesting Eli gets hurt or falls on his face…perhaps Mariota is available…his legs are giving him a very interesting floor and TEN offense in general is looking pretty good. He has recievers that can and will catch.

      If you do stand pat that is a competitive team…it just doesn’the look like a 100% winner to me, hope I was helpful, happy trading and hunting!

  21. Josh says:
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    Running back or reciever I can go after if I’m dealing these 3 guys Ppr league
    Rainey, west, Eli Rodgers

    What could west get straight up and do you like his ros outlook?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Josh: Straight up? Not much. Are you looking for depth? If someone offered me West, I’d probably give up something similar like, I dunno, maybe Enunwa? Maybe that range.

  22. Brown L says:
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    Gotta make a drop for some bye week roster shuffle (1/2 PPR). Lose John Brown, Coates, T
    . Coleman, Giovanni, or Snead?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Brown L: Probably… essh, tough one. Thinking Coates or Brown. 10-team?

  23. Zandy says:
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    Latest news says Lacy likely to sit thurs
    Also Hyde in a sling

    Are you picking up knile, Montgomery or Mike Davis over Forsett/Richard?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: Probably Davis, because I think Starks is out for a bit.

      • Zandy says:
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        @Jay: waiver for him? Or just add, dropping Richard?

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Zandy: Yeah, he’s probably higher than Richard now.

  24. Captain K says:
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    Trade offer in 12 team league: (0.5 ppr)

    I have: Jordy, Odell, & Mike Evans at WR & Demarco, LeSean, James White, & Ware at RB.

    Person in my league is offering me AJ Green for Jordy & James White.

    Is that worth doing? Am I really gaining anything?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Captain K: No, you’re not gaining much here. I’d pass.

  25. William Hung says:
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    Is [email protected] coming out with a column today? I need it baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaadddddddddddd

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @William Hung: I think so? Just texted him, I’ll know soon.

      • William Hung says:
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        @Jay: I need to know if the only waiver burn is Ajayi or I should use it on Ty Montgomery and Jacquizz Rodgers as well