Sometimes obvious happens.  Other times, cheap happens.  Sometimes obvious and cheap happen at the same time and you get a great cash play or GPP play depending on how you build your roster.  To put it mildly, Donald Brown is in a great position to succeed on Sunday.  The Jags have been completely run over this season *pun not intended but now that I look at it, I’m quite proud of it*.  To be fair, the Jags have been destroyed at nearly every position offensively so far as they rank at or near the bottom against opposing QBs, WRs, and TEs on the year as well but I’m gonna focus on the things that make this call mesh for me.  You see, for as much as we talk of Philip Rivers, his odd faces, his multitude of children and his bolos, we seem to forget one thing: he ain’t just chucking anymore.  Now this isn’t to say he’s not getting his but the Chargers are a clock-managing team.  They are forcing their opponent to make due with small chunks of time, putting pressure on opposing offenses to produce with a limited window and they’re doing this by running the ball.  San Diego only trails Houston and Cincinnati in rushing attempts on the year with 98 and last week, Brown rushed the ball 31 times.  Yes, yes, he only gained 62 yards but I would hang that on the Bills actually being a decent defense more so than the inability of Donald.  And now with Danny Woodhead out for the season, the backfield will be his to own until Ryan Mathews grows an extra ‘t’ in his last name.  Now I can’t promise he gets the 36 total touches he got last week but I do think he’ll do most of the heavy lifting and that a 35+ touch game is NOT out of the question for Donald as he and the team know when Mathews comes back, he’ll have time to recoup.  So come with me as we take the Jags to Brown Town…hey, not THAT Brown Town.  It’s in San Diego where Donald plays.  What did you think I meant?  Gross, let’s move on.  Here are my hot takes for week 4 on DraftKings…

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LeSean McCoy, RB: $7,000 – Might be the last time you see McCoy below $8K for the year.  The matchup sucks, McCoy has been terrible, yadda, yadda, yadda to the nth degree.  It’s all about price point in our little DK world and for 7K, you get 30 point upside.  Relish in it.  Then mustard in it for a bit, if you must.

Ahmad Bradshaw, RB: $5,800 – The price is slowly creeping up on the lead back by stats but not by name in Indy.  I think we saw his upside week 2 and I’ll say that is achievable this week.  The Colts are -6 favorites so I wouldn’t be surprised if they get out to an early lead and wind the clock down with some run fun.

Le’Veon Bell, RB: $7,400 – Speaking of running the clock down…the Steelers are the -8 favorites and Bell has run like a man possessed so far this year.  The fact that the Tampa Bay MRSAneers are in town makes the situation all the more sweet.  Or sour.  To be honest, I’m not sure.  I don’t know what MRSA tastes like.

Darren McFadden, RB: $4,500 – I feel dirty, y’all, but this is what daily fantasy is all about.  The Dolphins are second to last in RZ touches to opposing RBs on the year.  This game probably starts ugly and stays ugly but that doesn’t mean McFadden can’t score you 15.  Consider him a nice flex play at this price point.  Also consider this an ok for Matt Asiata and his $4,500 price tag as well as Atlanta has given up the 4th most RZ touches to opposing backs.

Alfred Blue, RB: $4,500 – You’re still my boy, Blue!  That’s what I’ll say if Foster is still out.  Now I’ve got Blue balls.  That’s what I’ll say if Foster is back in.

Eddie Royal, WR: $4,600 – Royal wit cheese is what I like to call him when I talk about Eddie.  Which is never, really.  This is me believing in Royal’s Redzone habits with Rivers.  If Brown can’t dominate his opportunities inside the 20, I think Royal has a great chance to be a TD threat.  Again, risky and definitely not a cash game play but I could see a 20 point day out of Casino Royal…ok, I’ll stop trying.

Dez Bryant, WR: $7,900 – This game has the highest o/u of the day and it probably makes Dez one of the safest cash plays at WR.  He now has back to back 20 point efforts and I’m sure he’s gearing up for a third.  Reach for him.  It’s your Dez’tiny.

Brandin Cooks, WR: $5,300 – Guess you need to score a TD to get respect.  He has a game of 7 receptions and 8 receptions under his belt now and will get plenty of targets in a back and forth game.  Hell, he might even score a TD to get y’all on his bandwagon.

Jeremy Maclin, WR: $6,300 – Get in and enjoy all the yardage before he’s priced up there with the big boys cuz this is the return of the Maclin.

DeAndre Hopkins, WR: $4,800 – Buffalo is a happy conundrum.  On the one hand, they’re very good up front.  On the other, they let just about anyone and everyone sneak past their secondary for the long haul.  DeAndre is just the man to sneak on by.  ‘I did it all for the NUK’ee’ will become a common phrase said by all after this weekend (said no one, ever).

Vernon Davis, TE: $4,500 – I’m going for a 2 for 1 here.  IF VD isn’t healthy, I’ll find a way to price Michael Crabtree ($6,400) into my lineup.  If he is healthy?  At this price, I’m not gonna go contrarian.  A two touchdown effort could be had here.  And let’s face facts, when was the last time was a VD healthy thing?

Jimmy Graham, TE: $7,500 – The big duh here, I know.  But really, if you pay down at WR like you can this week, you can swing a WR1 in disguise at TE.  Dallas has given up the most targets against at TE as well as the second most yards so far and we know Jimmy can own a game by himself.  Graham.  Cracker.  Crunch!

Garrett Graham, TE: $3,300 – When you can’t pay up for Graham, why not punt with Graham?  The Bills have given up the 5th most targets to opposing TEs on the year and given Fitz’ penchant for passing for under 10 yards per pass attempt more often than not, Graham could be 14 Garrett Gold.  Not working for you?  How about Graham.  Cracker.  Brunch?  It’s not quite breakfast and it’s not quite lunch but it comes with a side of honeydew melon.

Colin Kaepernick, QB: $7,600 – I’m just putting this here because it needs to be.  To be fair, I don’t see a huge game coming from Colin despite the plum matchup.  I’d much rather aim for a 300+ passer.  Suggestion loading…

Nick Foles, QB: $8,000 – So after three weeks, the Eagles are 3-0, Foles leads the league in passing yards and all I’m hearing is that he sucks.  Ok…well, go ahead and keep saying that.  Foles should be geared up for another 300 yard passing game down in San Fran.

Blake Bortles, QB: $5,800 – So you wanna go the contrarian route, eh?  Well honestly, throwing on the Chargers ain’t a bad thing so far this year.  If there’s anything that’s going to tilt my Donald Brown call, it’ll be Bortles handling the pressure well and not letting the Chargers dominate the clock.  This is a thing and this thing could happen.  This is a phrase I tell myself over and over when looking at Blake’s girlfriend, BTW.  It still hasn’t happened.

Oakland Raiders, DST: $2,600 – Now I’m not gonna lie and say all of last week’s holding down of the Pats was on the Raiders.  It’s clearly not.  Pats got offensive problems, yo.  But I will say it was a little from column A and a little from column B and I’ll take that at home against a team struggling to find an offensive identity.  Man, that was totally a nerd rap there.

Pittsburgh Steelers, DST: $2,900 – Clearly you have $300 left and don’t want it to go to waste.  Well the MRSAneers are in town.  And have done bupkis offensively.  I don’t think the Steelers are the best get – too many will own them – but I do think they’ll have a solid but unspectacular week.  Lower case yay.

Indianapolis Colts, DST: $3,100 – You’ve clearly come across a bank error in your favor and can afford the finer things in life.  Or at least afford the Colts.  The Tennessee Trollops have been the town bicycle so far this year for defensive goodies and with Locker on the road and already under fire, I don’t see that changing any time soon.  Ever wondered what a shoe horse imprint looked like on a man’s forehead?  Tune in on Sunday!

  1. The Thumb says:
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    Need to add someone to fill in for Julius. Thinking Niles Paul. Now who to drop? Kaep (have cutler), Sproles, Bush?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @The Thumb: Go ahead and drop Kaep

  2. Matt says:
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    Best TE replacement for Pitta in a PPR – Larry Donnell, Travis Kelce or Heath Miller?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Matt: I’d go Kelce. Highest upside of the bunch

  3. Steve Stevenson says:
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    0.5 PPR, would you add Sankey or Taliaferro if it means dropping S-Jax (who I’m currently in line to start this week), CJ2K or K. Davis?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Steve Stevenson: I’d drop S-Jax there for Sankey, though I’d probably be in the minority.

  4. KK says:
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    Sky! Who do you like for my bye week: Sankey or Blount

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @KK: Sankey

  5. Nick says:
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    K. Davis, Rainey, Asiata, Hyde or Witten (Starting Gates, should I sub him out for Witten at TE?) at flex in a 10-team non-ppr league? I’m starting DeMarco & R. Jennings at RB1/2. Do you agree with R Jennings (as Washington has been great against the run)? I don’t have to strong of depth I think, so sub him out…

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Nick: Asiata for me, keep Gates in, stay with your RB1/2

  6. Brian says:
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    I traded cousins for Welker already own luck was this a good move ? What kind if involvement will Welker have going forward ? I herd that he will most likely move back to the slot. Would you try to sell D Murray high right now if so who would you target in that deal ?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Brian: Not really a Welker guy but don’t think it’s a bad trade if you need WR help. Murray is a top 3 back when healthy and with the system he’s currently playing in. You’d have to trade like for like and get McCoy or Forte. Don’t think it’ll work, though.

  7. Allan says:
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    Drop rudolph for niles paul or ladarius green or hold? Ertz is my number 1 TE.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Allan: Paul

  8. Steve Stevenson says:
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    Every time I see Bortles’ name I think of the Swedish Chef–bort bort bort!

  9. Ryan says:
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    I’m in a 10 team ppr league. I just picked up taliaferro and kelce of waivers. Who should I drop to pickup a DST since the bengals are on bye? Btw was using a my #2 waiver to get kelce a good move?

    Qb Matthew Stafford
    Wr Jordy Nelson
    Wr Michael Floyd
    Rb Lesean McCoy
    Rb Demarco Murray
    Te Julius Thomas
    Wr/rb/te cordarrelle patterson
    Bn golden tate
    Bn lorenzo taliaferro
    Bn fred jackson
    Bn kelvin benjamin
    Bn travis kelce
    Bn josh gordon
    Bb jeremy hill

    Def bengals

    K phil dawson

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Ryan: In a 10 team league, you just needed a fill in for JT. Probably could’ve done that without the waiver move. You’ve stacked your team. Anyone else playing in this league? I’d drop Lorenzo

      • Ryan says:
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        @Sky: see any other moves I should try and make?

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          @Ryan: That’s not really a question that can be answered. Too broad. What is it you’re trying to do? Who’s available?

          • Ryan says:
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            @Sky: I guess I’m just curious to see if my team has holes or my team is fine as is

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              @Ryan: Team looks fine

  10. JeF With 1 F says:
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    Heres the DK Line up
    N.Foles
    L.Bell
    D.McFadden
    Dez Bryant
    J.Maclin
    B.cooks
    G.Graham
    G.Tate
    Raiders
    (Im liking tate against the Jets this week)

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @JeF With 1 F: Jets get beat deep a lot, not so much from the slot. That said, they can be thrown on so it’s possible he has a good week. Rest of it is guys I suggested so of course I like it :)

      • JeF With 1 F says:
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        @Sky: Hopefully this week shows me the money…havent had much luck yet….Shady screwed me last week otherwise would have won some loot

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Yeah, the biggest thing about DK is recognizes underlying trends and being alert on Sunday. I slid Blue into all of my lineups on Sunday. Freed up room to make other choices elsewhere. I try as hard as I can not to pay much at RB.

          • JeF With 1 F says:
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            @Sky: Yea i actually changed it up after i posted this, im going cheap on backs this week.
            N.Foles
            McFadden
            Asiata
            Dez
            Maclin
            Antonio Brown
            Kelce
            Watkins
            Raiders

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              Looks solid. Watkins worries me simply because of Manuel but he’s a good flex. I’d roll with that roster.

              • JeF With 1 F says:
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                @Sky: Thanks Brotha

                • Sky

                  Sky says:
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                  Word, my man

  11. Real Manziel Of Genius says:
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    10 team standard league start 2 rb 2 wrs 1 flex….drop Rainey for Gordon or Hopkins?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Real Manziel Of Genius: Doesn’t sound like you need to drop for Gordon right now given the size of your rosters. Dropping for Hopkins depends on needs. If you need a good WR this week, I’d go with NUK.

      • Real Manziel Of Genius says:
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        @Sky: I’m 3-0 right now, have 1st waiver priority. ..I don’t want to waste that on a replacement TE, if I did it would be Donnell. In a small 10 team league I’d rather be down a TE for 1 week and have a more upside guy for playoffs.

        Qb Rivers
        Rb morris/stacy/mathews/bradshaw/Ingram
        Wr jeffery/cruz/sanders/wayne
        TE JT

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          @Real Manziel Of Genius: Trying to put the first question and this statement together and I’m confused. What’s the question? Don’t need to spend a waiver for a one week fill in, if that’s what you’re asking.

          • Real Manziel Of Genius says:
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            @Sky: we run waivers on every pickup…so if I pickup Donnell or Delanie walker I drop to the bottom of the order. Worth stashing Gordon here instead even with the short bench?

            • Sky

              Sky says:
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              @Real Manziel Of Genius: Weird…yeah, you can hold due to record

              Like I said the first time about Gordon, no need to pick him up right now based on the size of your league.

  12. KK says:
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    Would you trade donnell and Kendall wright for Andre Johnson?

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @KK: No

      • KK says:
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        @Sky: SHOULDVE mentioned my TE IS ERTZ

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          @KK: Was basing it on the fact that Andre is just ok. Not worth it.

  13. Chicken Dinner says:
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    My Jordy/Freeman his AJ/Sankey?

    Also, already pulled this off. Got: Morris gave Gore/Paul. Have Allen and Kelce as myTEs

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Chicken Dinner: It’s a fair trade. Like Jordy more but if you need upside at RB that might actually happen in 2014, you want the Sankey side.

      • Chicken Dinner says:
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        @Sky: Thanks. I def need some RB help. With the AP situation and Ellington on a bye this week I’m left with McKinnon, Dunbar or Freeman for my number two. Was actually trying to get Sankey for this week.

        Thinking about picking up Oliver(SD) or Reaves(CAR) in the hopes they get some work. They seem to have more upside this week than who I’ve got. What do you think?

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          I could see Oliver getting some junk time work but he’s very gameflow dependent. CAR is just a mess in the backfield. I’d avoid getting involved.

          • Chicken Dinner says:
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            @Sky: Thanks again. Just gonna throw McKinnon in there. He’s going to get a couple catches as they work him in a bit more. Have a good feeling he busts one.

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              Sky says:
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              He probably gets in more on the run game than the pass. That’s the one thing Asiata has been decent at. Plus that’s the passing down; I’m sure he stays out there to protect the QB. In either case, good luck!

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                @Sky: My Jordy his BMarsh/Sankey?

                Would be very surprised if AP plays this year. My RBs are Ellington/PT/McKinnon/Freeman/Dunbar.

                Getting AJ instead of BMarsh would leave me with one of those bum RBs and Davonta Adams at WR.

                • Sky

                  Sky says:
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                  @Chicken Dinner: It’s fair, you’re just hoping BMarsh is healthy. I’d rather take AJ there.

  14. Scott says:
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    Sky,

    What is fair value for Josh Gordon? I’m thinking about trading him, possibly for DeAndre Hopkins. As always, your opinion is much appreciated!

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Hey Scott, depends on needs. If you need WR help now, that move is the right deal for you. If you can wait, it’s not worth it. His value will go up as the season progresses. Just depends if you can wait that long.

      • Scott says:
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        @Sky: I guess I have decent depth with Julio, Floyd, Benjamin, Tate, and Randle.

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          Sky says:
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          @Scott: Yeah, that’s reasonable depth. Probably don’t need to make a move unless you really want a player.

  15. TE am hurting says:
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    OK, I am in a 16 team league and am hurting in the TE area. I have Charles Clay, who has not been performing well. I have Jace Amaro on my bench, I am going to pick up Garrett Graham, Should I drop Clay or Amaro? Thanks

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’d drop Amaro

      • TE am hurting says:
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        @Sky: thank you

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Word

  16. snarf says:
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    10 team .5 PPR league: Have Mathews but is it a better long term play to keep Taliaferro or ride Brown until Mathews comes back healthy since I probably wouldn’t be starting Brown in the next 3 weeks.

    I have a slew of RB’s all a little banged up but want to load my team for some possible trades so I need value in the later weeks since this league is only 2 RB’s (lame I know). Ultimately I want a better 3 WR in a trade

    QB: Matt Ryan
    WR: Julio Jones
    WR: Michael Floyd:
    WR: Eric Decker
    RB: McCoy
    RB: Le’Veon Bell
    TE: Vernon Davis
    BN: Reggie Wayne
    BN: Kendall Wright
    BN: Ben Tate
    BN: Chris Ivory
    BN: Ryan Mathews
    BN: Lorenzo Taliaferro

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’d hold onto Brown. I don’t think the Ravens settle on one RB until late in the season and as I mentioned, the Chargers really are a run-first team. Try Lorenzo + Floyd and try to reel in a bigger WR2

  17. Kendrick Lamar says:
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    Was offered Aj green for donnell and Michael floyd

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Take it and run. Don’t look back.

  18. Filkarri says:
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    Somebody just offered me Matt Asiata or Lamar Miller for the Arizona Defense. I’m leaning towards Asiata. Am I right?

    • Filkarri says:
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      @Filkarri: PPR league btw

      • Sky

        Sky says:
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        Oops, just caught this. Yeah, Asiata.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I’d take Asiata if it’s a PPR league. Miami doesn’t trust Lamar so it’s hard to want him back.

  19. Don says:
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    Hey Sky,

    Would you start Newton or Kaepernick this week? Like Kaepernicks matchup better.

    Thanks

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Kap

  20. Antonio Brown's Sensei says:
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    Hey Sky, should I drop Rudolph or hold? TE available are Dwayne Allen, Owen Daniels Or Heath Miller. Have Kelce as my top TE now. Thanks

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      You already have a TE? You don’t really need two unless it’s a deep/large league. You can lose him in regular leagues but you don’t have to lose him for another TE.

  21. Jayson says:
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    Hey sky; I want to share an idiotic trade proposal I just received

    Owner wanted my demaryius thomas
    In return Id get Pierre Thomas.
    This same guy last week asked for demaryius for my bernard Pierce.

    Would you counter with my jordan Matthews for Pierre Thomas?

    Or look to propose at different owners
    I deal jordan Matthews for Khiry robinson

    Or I deal jordan Matthews for fred Jackson.

    Or I deal Jordan Matthews for Matt asiata.

    If I did look to propose any deals I would have to drop a RB; looking to drop forsett or gerhart.

    My rbs; gio bernard, ben Tate, terrance west, Jeremy hill, ahmad Bradshaw , darren McFadden , gerhart & forsett

    My wrs: demaryius Thomas, Crabtree, Kelvin benjamin , cordarrelle patterson , Wheaton & Jordan Matthews.

    It’s .20 ppr, 10 team h2h

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Don’t see a reason to make a move for you for any of those players. Just hold.

      • Jayson says:
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        @Sky:

        Thanks sky, that’s what I thought, lol does my demaryius for his Pierre Thomas take the cake for bad proposals?

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Haha, it’s up there for sure

  22. the pillar & the stones says:
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    Pls rank at for non-ppr:
    J Bell
    DeAngelo Williams
    McFadden
    Greene
    DeSean

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      DeSean? As in Jackson? Doesn’t seem to fit with the rest of the players.

      DJax/Bell/DMC/Greene/DeAngelo

  23. TheTinDoor says:
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    FYI, the Raiders “at home’ means “in London”. Doesn’t necessarily mean the analysis is bad, but there won’t be any home crowd boost for Oakland’s D this week

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ah true. Or any death threats. Maybe not as good of a go as initially expected but I do think their price makes them a good get in either sitch.

  24. Ryno says:
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    Sky

    If the following players were dropped to waivers and I have room; would you grab Ingram, Matthews or either of these Defenses Arizona/Denver. I love when people overreact to bye weeks and injuries

    Thanks

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Matthews? Jordan? I’m confused on that one. I’d give Ingram a go there.

      • Ryno says:
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        @Sky: Ryan Matthews

        • Ryno says:
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          @Ryno: and thanks

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Ah, Ryan Mathews. It’s one ‘t’, just for future reference. I’d pick up Ingram still

  25. Rob says:
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    Was offered DeAndre Hopkins for Chris Ivory. Mulling it.

    My RB are Charles, Stacy, Ivory, Asiata so good at the top but not deep.

    My WR are Harvin, Wright, T. Williams, Randle, James Jones that I mix and match because they are a bunch of 3s and 4s.

    Can see arguments both ways..the issue in my mind is how good is Hopkins relative to what I have because I think Ivory is winning the NY timeshare.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Rob: Given your situation, I’d stay with Ivory.

  26. the_hungary_hippo says:
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    My Julio for his Lacy/Harvin. Thoughts?

    14-team .5 PPR

    QB: Cam
    RB: Martin, CJ2k, MJD
    WR: Julio, Cruz, Still, Hartline, Harry Douglas
    TE: Gates

    I know it’s ugly, so appreciate the help.

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Good value for Julio, I think. Go for it

  27. J-MoneyIV says:
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    Afternoon Sky.

    16 team .5 PPR

    Team for reference
    QB: Bortles
    RB: L Bell
    WR: Cobb
    TE: Paul
    WR/TE: Wayne
    WR/RB/TE: Bradshaw
    K: Novak
    DST: Denver (will be streaming this week)
    BN: Wright, Decker, D Allen, Peterson

    1) Would make it sense to try to trade Cobb + something for Antoni Brown? I am worried about Cobb with all the troubles in GB and Rodgers favoring Nelson.
    2) That being said, would it make sense to have both A Brown and L Bell on a team in such a deep league?
    3) Does Peterson play this year? uncertain what to do with him right now.

    Thanks

    • Sky

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      1) Cobb was never the #1 target in Green Bay vs Jordy so I wouldn’t put much merit into that part. Really depends what the ‘+something’ is. I like Brown but not willing to overspend

      2) Not sure why this would be a concern.

      3) I strongly doubt he plays again this year

      • J-MoneyIV says:
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        @Sky: Was planning on trading Paul for K Robinson and then flipping Robinson with Cobb to a RB starved team for Brown. Would leave me with D Allen at TE and an extra spot (two spots when I drop Peterson).

        Thoughts on this? Making good trades is still a weakness of mine.

        • Sky

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          Sounds like you don’t have a good backup plan at TE AND you’re assuming you can pull those two trades (unless you’re telling me they’ve already verbally agreed to this). I don’t make the ‘I’ll trade this guy so I can get that guy and package him’ trades. You’re assuming it’ll work because it’s what you want, not what the other guy wants.

          • J-MoneyIV says:
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            @Sky: Your statement is correct on the trades. The Robinson trade is a go, but I’m only doing it if the Brown owner gets back to me.
            Regardless, I will reevalute my thought process on making trades in the future. Thanks Sky.

            • Sky

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              Ah, ok at least there’s that regarding Brown. Amazing how many people just assume that a certain trade will work. I am concerned about the TE situation. It’s a streamable position but Paul should get his; nice to have rather than rolling Jared Cook and praying.

  28. Jack says:
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    Which RB for Week 4 – Blue, D. Williams, or Pierce? PPR

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Injuries are gonna force your hand for you. I’d rank them Blue/Pierce/Williams but will depend who actually gets a chance to play/start over other guys.

  29. Braun Weasleys says:
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    Hey Sky!
    Who would you start at flex in a 1ppr?
    Leaning towards allen robinson
    Other options
    -markus wheaton( feel like they will kill the bucs and run all day with bell and blount)
    -rueben randle (inconsisent play of his qb)

    Also Hou defense vs buf or
    Buf def vs hou

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      hey! I’d stay with Robinson. Good #’s with Bortles last week. Might have a connection.

      I roll with home teams 9 times outta 10. I’d go HOU

      • Braun Weasleys says:
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        @Sky: thank you!
        Wasn’t sure if I was the only one feeling robinson. His snap count has increased a lot and considering he has 19 targets in 3 games while barely playing in the opener. Also feel like bortles will put up some great yardage when playing behind every single week…

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Yup, you’re on point my friend. All things that lead me his way as well.

  30. Nick says:
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    Ingram was just dropped in my 10-team non-ppr, is he worth a stash, my roster is as follows;
    -Rodgers
    -Cobb, Wallace, Edelman, G. jennings
    -Murray, R. Jennings, Matthews, Hyde, Rainey, K. Davis, Asiata
    -Witten & Gates
    -Kicker & D irrelevant

    I have a 2RB/3WR/1 Flex of WR/RB/TE/1 TE league, drop anyone for Ingram? Of course i’m last on waivers so not wasting a flyer

    • Sky

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      You’re pretty stacked at RB so unless you’re dropping a TE, I don’t see a good reason to do it.

    • And Now The Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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      @Nick: might want to drop something else for a 5th WR.

  31. Comatose says:
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    Hey Sky, any of these guys worth adding in a 12 team standard league? Torrey Smith, Larry Fitz, John Brown, Benny Cunningham, Bobby Rainey, Alfred Blue, Lorenzo Taliaferro, Danny Woodhead

    • Sky

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      Depends who you’re dropping but sure: Fitz/Smith/Rainey/Blue/Lorenzo could all be owned.

      Danny Woodhead is on the IR for the rest of the season, BTW.

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        @Sky: Would be dropping Anquan or Shonn Greene in one league, Dwayne Allen in the other.

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Go for it

    • Comatose says:
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      @Comatose: Random follow-up, but what the heck does Yahoo base their projections on? They’re saying Carolina D will put up 20 at Baltimore and Chargers will put up 11 v. Jax. What am I missing?

      • Sky

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        Assumption that situation does not affect output

  32. the pillar & the stones says:
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    Was offered Lacy & Hawkins for Dez & Taliaferro
    Thoughts?
    12 team 0.5 PPR can start up to 2 RB per week
    My team includes WRs: Cobb, T Williams, Wheaton
    RBs: M Ball, J Bell, D Williams

    Thanks

  33. Khen says:
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    You were right about Cam Newton last week but I’m glad I took Julio even though it’s the thursday league. So far I’ve made money each week in DK for football (50/50s) what do you think of this lineup for this week?

    B. Bortles
    L. Bell
    D. Brown
    J. Maclin
    B. Cooks
    D. Hopkins
    J. Graham
    M. Asiata
    Steelers

    Pretty much taking your advised picks but I like all there values. This will be the first week I punt QB so kind of worries me but he should be throwing all day.

    Also standard league flex spot, F. Jackson, A. Gates, or Sproles?

    • Sky

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      @Khen: Nice. Yeah, TNF, unless there’s a late scratch and a fresh body goes in – I did squeeze Douglas in last week – I leave the game off my contests. Like you said, those are guys I suggested so I don’t mind the plays at all. Looks solid.

      I’ll go Sproles there. Gates a close second, though.

  34. beastmode says:
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    i like how down everyone was on beast mode, now look at him.

    would you give up jamal charles and brandon marshall

    for…………….. doug martin/colston/andre johnson.

    i dont own knile davis, but i think doug could be rbbbc, and anre johnson is old. then again marshallls ankle….

    • JeF With 1 F says:
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      @beastmode: I took Lynch 7th overall in my RCL and got mocked for doing it…im 3-0 in first place (Probably 3-1 after this week though, no Lynch, no Ball, no J.Thomas).

    • JeF With 1 F says:
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      @beastmode: And i would not do that trade if i were you

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @beastmode: As much as I like beast mode, he’s still not moving like he did early last year but as a Seattle fan, I’m happy to see the production. Wilson and company not passing the ball the way I expected them to this year.

      That’s a big, ugly no on that one. Two top 20 players for 3 possible top 50 players, most likely 2 top 50, one top 100.

  35. Lazaro Perez says:
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    Whats the best possible lineup? Standard League
    QB: Aaron Rodgers or Kirk Cousins?
    RB:Fred Jackson, Donald Brown, Reggie Bush, DMC, Trent Richardson, or Taliaferro?
    WR: Calvin Johnson, Steve Smith, Kelvin Benjamin, Hakeem Nicks, Percy Harvin?
    Starting Gates at TE, Lions D, and Cody Parker at K.

    • Sky

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      @Lazaro Perez: Matchups matter

      Without that info:

      Rodgers
      Brown/FJax
      Megatron/Benjamin/Smith…Harvin is on bye…

  36. JeF With 1 F says:
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    So what seems to be a good strategy for baseball DK, Looks like people tend to pay for pitching…or at least one pitcher and stack their lineups with hitters from the same team with a good match up. I know you’ve been doing this a while so im trying to get an idea of what you have found to work best for you. Ill definitely be involved in DK for baseball next season, played the last two nights to get a feel for it and like it.

  37. Frank White says:
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    Sup Sky… So my lineup in my 12 team 3 WR PPR is
    Cam
    Antonio Brown
    Maclin
    Cruz
    D Murray
    Bush
    Donnell
    Fred Jackson
    Mathews
    Palmer
    Bortles
    Miles
    Adams
    Blue
    I know I got Palmer coming back next week but this guy wants to trade me Cousins for Mathews. Do you think I really need Cousins when I got Cam and Palmer plus I would lose my only other RB that can replace my other guys if injuries occur and Bye weeks. Is it worth it??

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Frank White: Hey Frank. Don’t really see a reason for the trade

  38. Frank White says:
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    Also Do you like Cam vs BAL or Bortles vd SD this week?? They’e both projected the same points, 22..

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Frank White: Bortles will be forced to pass. I’ll take him.

      • Frank White says:
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        Thanks brotha!!! Oh and I wanted to thank you also got all the support and help you gave me on the baseball side.. I win the championship for the 2nd straight year!!!

        • Sky

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          @Frank White: Awesome! Glad we helped

  39. richie says:
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    Sup sky! ROS would u rather roster jeremy hill or alfred blue, need to drop one to fill out bye week holes. Ppr league

    • Sky

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      @richie: Hill for me

      • richie says:
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        @Sky: thx sky

  40. Frank White says:
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    Wutup Sky… Man I’m happy Rudolph got hurt cause I picked up Donnell. NICE!! Anyway, I got Davante Adams on my bench. Do you think I should drop him for Kerley??

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      @Frank White: If you really need help at WR. I like Kerley but his ceiling is low.

      • Frank White says:
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        I’m good on receivers except my bench.. all I got is miles Austin and now kerley but I got the #3 waiver outof 10 so I’m trying to luck out on a receiver.. Thanks

  41. Frank White says:
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    Morning Sky… I know the rankings are up but just hear me out.. I have Cam, Bortles and Big Ben is on the wire vs TB. I keep wanting to throw Bortles in cause not only did he score 32 fantasy points, (PPR), in just 2 quarters of the game but They say he’s gonna be airing the ball out all game and using the read option a lot plus listed as a QB1.. I’m nervous but don’t you have to agree somehow that he might blow up?? Especially if I pickup Big Ben I would have to drop him. I have Palmer so it might just be for the week and I can’t have 3 QB’s on my bench. I already have 51 points already from Donnell n Cruz but that don’t mean anything I guess. I was 0-2 until I made that big trade and now 1-2 so I need this win. Did I give you any convincing on Bortles? Lol… By the time you answer Big Ben might be taken so it might be Bortles or Cam. Thanks Bud!!

    • Sky

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      Hey Frank, sorry I missed this. Said on the radio show on Friday that Bortles would have a top 10 QB week. I would’ve started him over both Ben and Cam

  42. Frank White says:
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    Sup Sky.. So I have Antonio Brown, Maclin & Cruz in my PPR 3 receiver league and my only backups are Miles Austin and Kerley. I’m bout to drop Kerley though.. My Rb’s are Murray, Bush, Fred Jackson, Blue and Mathews which is coming back before all my Rb bye weeks. I need a good backup WR bad for Bye weeks and/or injuries.. Someone offered me Anquan Boldin for Blue. Should I jump on that??

  43. richie says:
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    Sup sky! I have a two part question, need rb help hoping to get it thru the waiver.

    1.. Who do u think will be a better play this week
    sankey vs. Cle or mckinnon vs Packers
    2. Between sankey and mckinnon who do you prefer for ROS

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