Yeah, you feel that motion going on in the way back machine? Yeah, the New Zoo Revue has never gotten any pub in the Razzball neck of the nape.  It should.  It has really trippy characters in over-sized sock puppy looking costumes and a really cute host. And when I say cute, I mean in a boots are made for walking kinda way.  So this week’s play on words, I mean spotlight, is on the Mohamed Sanu.  The surprising fact about Sanu is that he’s owned in only 40% of Yahoo leagues, the leagues where we all reside for RCL’s.  I get that he’s the second, or third, or maybe even third fiddle there, but that’s why you come here.  (To hear argumentative thoughts and banter from a bear with a gold chain, that may or may not have prevented anything, let alone a forest fire.)  So why am I going with the Henrietta Hippo of the Cincinnati Bengals this week?  The reasons are multifaceted, multi-syllabic and multiplicated… Okay, I ran out of vocabulary points for the last one, but you get the gist.  So stick around to pick up what I am trying to put down, just don’t mess up my breadcrumb trail, because I need those to get out of here.

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Yeah, if you figure out this week’s post theme just by the title, good for you. Well, in New Jersey, it’s good for you, but that’s neither here nor there. Still trying to figure it out, are ya? If you haven’t figured it out, the title is an anagram for this week’s spotlight dance, and by dance, I mean post. Because no one wants to battle me… maybe J-FOH, because we would all love to see that saga unfold.  Would be better than when the TKO Crew battled Electro Rock under that bridge in that fictional piece of cinematographic genius called Breakin 2: Electric Bugaloo. Well, if you gave up already, the clue I was going to give you was that you need to put a hyphen in there. I know that just gave it away… but this week’s feature is on an up-an-comer, sorta like Little Mac, and his name Is Austin Sefarin-Jenkins.  The behemoth of a man who happens to play a fantasy relevant position and not an axe man in the world Lumber Jack Olympics. Why I like him this week is multi-faceted, and it starts with him playing the hapless Saints defense, and ends with him being a favorite of the baby giraffe known as Mike Glennon. Intrigued?  Sure you are! Come on in for some punch and pie. Jay(Wrong) made it, and I hear it’s not made out of kittens, amphibians, or anything from the Paleolithic era.

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So, this week, we are doing a little Neil Diamond ‘Turn on Your Heartlight’, but using spotlight instead. And we’re using it on Dwayne Allen.   Yeah, it’s okay to be still singing Neil. Shucks, I am as I continue to write this. So the tight end position has become a walking abyss of uselessness after the barrage of injuries have ransacked the rankings. All of these injuries actually catapult the value of Jimmy Graham into a different category.  Don’t believe me? Go look, but I am definitely not waiting for you. I mean Graham was already there, and the rest of us who don’t own him are now suffering through the bye week fill-ins and injury replacements. That’s where Dwayne comes in, and goes Hey Hey Hey. Stick around as I give you some morsels of fantasy goodness that may convince you to join the smoke-show clan of the Hudson river.

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Welcome to the real world, where the Saints are 0-2 and 80’s pop music cries, waiting to be recognized once again.  Now, I am not one to go off on tangents or shed tears for the Saints at all, the team’s problem is and will be defense all year.  Khiry Robinson comes up after the broken wings of Mark Ingram, whose injury has given Khiry the uniform of youth.  And by that, I mean the starters pinny, that we as fantasy footballians covet from a late round pick.   It’s love, not because I wish the Saints offense was more black and white, but because they are a pass-happy bunch that grinds it at the goal line.  I get it, and I hope they don’t slow down and run to her (her being the end zone), early and often.  So if I had my way, I would sculpt the Saints playbook with my own hands, and include the versatile backs that they employ down in the shadows of Lake Pontchartrain.  So here’s what I foresee happening this week with Khiry, and why if you are in a bind with injuries or insecurities about roster spots, he may be a good bet to net you some positives this week.

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Yeah, why not, a little Lou Reed… could be worse.  So this week’s spotlight will be shining on Delanie Walker.  For those of you who didn’t read last week’s post, let’s just say I am as happy as a T-rex with a back scratcher.  So if you own Jimmy or Gronk, or people all around the world of King Julius, you don’t really need to pay much attention here. The position is filled with uncertainties and injuries.  Tyler Eifert and Jordan Reed are toast right now.  The reports about Chuck Clay and Jordan Cameron are worrisome right now.  You have the ineffective first weeks of several other guys: Witten and Heath Miller.  This is where the pitch comes. Delanie Walker is playing the hapless Cowboys defense that couldn’t guard Vernon Davis or his five heads for the first half of last week’s game, that for all intents in purposes was over at halftime.  As SF started granny shifting and made Dominic Toretto post a SMH in his tinder account.  So picture this Walker, hapless defense not a fantasy savior but a fantasy guy being overlooked.

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During the season, I will be spotlighting a player who is either on the cusp of your starting line-up for the week, or someone I see that needs some light shed on him due to match-up, man-scaping ability, or because I see something someone doesn’t.  This week we shed the spotlight on Markus Wheaton.  Basically being drafted as a WR3/4 in the vast majority of places, he is a maybe-start for most people.  Well, I am here to learn you some stuff about the second fiddle now in the city with ‘tree rivers.  Let’s start with the obvious…  Antonio Brown is as legit a number one receiver as there is in the league.  That’s a good thing, because they play the Browns, and have a top shutdown corner who they like to shadow all across the field on number one recievers.  So Haden covers Brown, but it should be noted that I’ve heard rumors to the contrary, and that Haden might be all over the field.  To tell ya the truth, I am not buying it at all.  He is a shut-down corner, is paid like one, and will try to take Brown away from the under-rated Steeler passing attack.

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There are two C’s in my last name buddy.

The first question you should ask yourself while you’re doing your best Taxi Driver impersonation in the mirror is– really, are Jay’s rankings crazy? Or am I just crazy? (Check them out… Razzball Football rankings). The ole’ smoke dog is here to just squeeze water out of a stone, take the dog down the block… or whatever the appropriate wit of wisdom is. So I will first look today at quarterback and will be using the half-PPR scoring formats in the RCL’s as the backbone for discussion. The class is as deep as the minds of Minolta. The good ole theory of waiting, or sorta waiting, comes into play.  The top-12 QB’s from a year ago had a range of  154.8 points between them, no thanks in large part to the ridiculous all-time season of Peyton Manning. With that, I’m going to focus on how Josh McCown could be a fantasy forgotten in TB.  The same Josh McCown who basically scored 25 pts less than Jay Cutler did all year, but only in 5 1/2 games.  Stay after the bump we get deeper and deeper into the proof or lack of it.

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