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Soooo, that was a football game… I think? While the season itself seemed to be gleaming with Patriot schadenfreude (as stated last night), it all seemed to culminate into last night’s game, which I guess upgrades it to a schadenboner. The Chiefs came out and dominated all phases of the game, well, except timeout and clock management, but we’re used to that with Andy Reid. I actually haven’t seen a bunch of Patriots from Boston wiped out like that since the Battle of Bunker Hill. Honestly, this division is so bad that if one of the other teams had a competent quarterback, New England would have been in trouble a long time ago.

 

Patriots – 14, Chiefs – 41

Alex Smith – 20/26, 248 YDS, 3 TD and 4 CAR, 8 YDS. He seemed to manage the sh*t out of this game.

Jamaal Charles – 18 CAR, 92 YDS, 1 TD and 3 REC, 16 YDS, 2 TD. This just in– You can run on the Pats. Also, I have officially ruled that Jamaal Charles is, in fact, in charge. The ankle seemed to be a non-issue, and was able to use full mobility throughout the game. I think we can all breathe now.

Kniles Davis – 16 CAR, 107 YDS and 1 REC, 12 YDS. Interestingly, while the Nile is the longest river in the world, Knile Davis is not the longest running back in Kansas City. That’s meant to be completely sexual. I’m seesawing here on whether or not he’s droppable. On one hand, he saw plenty of action, and will probably see anywhere from 5-10 carries here on out. On the other hand, how many times will the Chiefs be able to run the ball 38 times? Annnnd, I’m fresh out of hands. He’s certainly a nice handcuff, but is really a context-dependent fantasy decision.

Travis Kelce – 8 REC, 93 YDS, 1 TD. Travis Kelce : good at the footballing.

Dwayne Bowe – 5 REC, 81 YDS. This just in– You can pass on the Pats.

Donnie Avery – 2 REC, 46 YDS. When Donnie Avery gains any kind of yardage on you, it’s time to re-think what you do for a living.

Tom Brady – 14/23, 159 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT. Finally, Tom Brady is living up to his 6th round potential.

TOM-BRADY-PIC-1

“I’ll retire when I suck”

Jimmy Garoppolo – 6/7, 70 YDS, 1 TD. And so begins the legend of Garoppolo.

Shane Vereen – 8 CAR, 26 YDS and 5 REC, 41 YDS. Belichick will fix the offense by cutting Vereen and Ridley, and replacing them with guys off the Jaguars’ practice squad.

Brandon LaFell – 6 REC, 119 YDS, 1 TD. With Edelman and Amendola shut down, LaFell was targeted 10 times. Not that it matters, as he either scored these points for your bench or for the waiver wire.

Rob Gronkowski – 2 REC, 31 YDS, 1 TD. I bet after Gronk blocks you, the smell of Axe body spray is on your uniform for the entire night.

  1. A Wesley Snipes Life says:
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    dynasty, 1 flex, and 1 super flex. standard (actually harder to get pts for yards, with 15 rushed/received yards to get 1 pt, 25 return yards, no PPR). 14 team league. 2 RB/ 2 WR/ 1 TE
    foles/palmer/hoyer
    bradshaw/ellington/hyde/freeman/michael/peterson
    dez/aj green/cooks/t.smith/g.tate/
    orange julius/ASJ
    zuerlein
    CAR
    drop t.smith for m.jones?
    2. what about freeman for a.williams?

    in other news there’s a RB named brad smelley on STL. that’s just funny.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @A Wesley Snipes Life: I’m fine with that, never been a Smith guy though. And Brad is pretty smelly.

      • A Wesley Snipes Life says:
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        @Jay: 2. keep freeman over a.williams then?

  2. jordan73 says:
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    How would you rank these guys RoS in a PPR league- DeAndre Hopkins, Eddie Royal, Michael Floyd, and Steve Smith, Sr.

    Thanks!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @jordan73: Floyd, Smith, Hopkins, Royal.

  3. Guidedbyvoices says:
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    Jay….I’m actually drafting in a non PPR league tmrw….

    Murray is no.1 pick,and I guess Charles 2nd….but what about the next 4 or 5?

    Also,PPR pts league….I was offered Shady for Lynch and Walker.i already have Ertz at TE.

    Thanks.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Guidedbyvoices: That still feels like the Calving Johnson, Matt Forte area to me.

  4. Michael says:
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    Hey Jay,

    I posted a question earlier in season and love your articles. 12 team standard, usually start cutler, Mccoy, bush, floyd, cobb, a brown, donnell, khiry at flex, Cincinnati and parkey. Bench palmer, pierre thomas, Travis kelce, d allen, allen hurns and oliver. I’m getting very lucky and undefeated but a bit puzzled by Mccoy and bush. I really want to add another solid rb… Any trade suggestions? I have some good tight ends that I can dangle, or perhaps a wideout. Please let me know your thoughts, thank you.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Michael: Thanks!I’d see what you can get for Donnell after that big game. Maybe add in Palmer for a QB hungry team and stream that backup position.

      • Michael says:
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        @Jay: Thanks. … just got offered Ellington for tate. I like that…. what do you think? Thanks

  5. G says:
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    Hey Jay,

    Was just offered Dez and ivory for my
    McCoy and cooks in my half point ppr league. To give you some context, my other wide receivers are Alshon and Michael Floyd so the trade would give me a stud at all 3 Wr slots. Aside from McCoy my Rbs are vereen, Stacy, and tate. No flex in this league. Tempted to take it. Just not sure if McCoy turns it around or if this is signs of things to come. Thanks in advance.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @G: I thnk he’s fine, just that oline is terrible right now. Teams have a way of fixing this, but it may take some time. That being said, I would hold. You have the the WR, but I think you need Shady to combo with Stacy there.

  6. Nick says:
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    would you try to trade K Davis to the Charles owner in a 10-team non-ppr, for G Tate, T Smith, Crabtree or V Jax?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Nick: Sure. Out of those names, I like Tate and Crabtree the best.

  7. Ron says:
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    In a standard non-ppr league I have Arian Foster and Knile Davis while another owner has Jamaal Charles and Alfred Blue.

    We have to start 2 RB and my other RB are Shady, Pierre Thomas, West and K. Robinson

    Should I trade Knile for Blue or keep Knile?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Ron: Knile is the better talent. Keep him.

  8. Kendrick Lamar says:
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    Who should I add (pick 2), rank if possible: Ivory, Forsett, Mckinnon, Crowell, and Hurns

    Ppr league

    Also, is Alex Smith a better OP option than Brady? Is Bortles better than those two?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Kendrick Lamar: Ivory, Mck.

      Not sure, to be honest. It sound stupid, but let’s see how Brady responds this SNF game. If it’s another stinker, I’m moving on.

  9. Barker says:
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    10 team 1/2 ppr qb qb/flex

    Qb newton wr cobb garcon k allen rb lacy murray te olsen flex p manning
    K bailey def NE
    Bn fitzgerald gates t williams gordon bridgewater moreno

    Was up .88 pts at end of game last night and they took a point away from tbe pats def so i lost by .12 shite was almost 4-0

    Anyway drop any of gates fitz williams or bridewater for any of these guys i have the #4 waiver
    Available rb sankey peterson denard robinson forsett starks
    Wr quick wheaton qb palmer flacco tannehill

    Was thinking of getting either sankey or peterson and who are you dropping — i could probably get peterson without the waiver claim right ?
    Sankey over peterson ? And palmer over bridgewater ?

    And is the NE def a drop ? Playing cinn next week

    And lastly two trades i give t will and gates i get alshon team has VD

    I give garcon and gates i get demaryius team has Ertz

    • Barker says:
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      @Barker: i mean the other teams own ertz and VD i would have olsen in place sorry if confusing

      • Gay 4 Jay says:
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        @Barker: I’m sure Jay will appreciate your stream of consciousness/verbal diarrhea type post. My eyes glazed over like 3 lines in.

        • Barker says:
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          @Gay 4 Jay: somebody wake up on wrong side of the bed? Its my team with a couple of questions … Is this not a fantasy site ?? piss off.

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Barker: responding to those guys is like putting water on those water growing dinosaurs, they’ll only chew funny smelling water into you.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Barker: stream thay defense, do that first trade, hold on the second. And drop Bridge for Sankey.

  10. Mordacious Levator says:
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    completely confirmed that whatever charles had 15 or so days ago was never a high ankle sprain; anybody that’s every had one of those knows damn well you don’t “run” (esp like that) on one of those 15 days later (nor practice a few days after). a bunch of belichickean garbage speak.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Mordacious Levator: yeh, not sure what he had a few weeks ago, but it wasn’t a high ankle sprain.

      • Mordacious Levator says:
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        @Jay: F’ing head game spreading KC people

  11. Nimrod says:
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    Jay, need some advice for my waiver claim. 12 team PPR league. We have the super flex so two QB’s. I’m looking ahead to bye weeks. Glennon or Orton? Could also go after Moreno or Sankey. My bye weeks are 9 and 10th week.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Nimrod: Glennon and Moreno. If just one, stash Moreno and stream that qb.

  12. Zandy says:
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    Marvin Jones due back for Sunday night. How does his outlook compare to let’s say Kendall Wright, Eddie Royal, Allen Robinson? Should we be putting in waiver claims for him?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: yes, WR on one od the top AFC teams right now. He’d be up there with Wright.

  13. Jason Morgan says:
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    How would you rank these running backs in PPR: McKinnon, Andre Williams, Ray Rice, Jacquizz and Oliver. Thanks.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Jason Morgan: Ray Rice off the list and Olivet switched with Jaquizz.

  14. Prancing Badger says:
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    Hi Jay – having a dilemma about what to do at TE for my league. I currently have Antonio Gates and Vernon Davis on my bench but have been looking at the available players – Heath Miller, Ladarius Green, Garrett Green, Owen Daniels, and Coby Fleener and am not sure if one of them would offer me. Gates hasnt gotten me too much production and Im worried about Davis’s health. Any advice?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Prancing Badger: hold, Gates is still better than those names.

      • Prancing Badger says:
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        @Jay:
        Thanks for the advice!

  15. Wilsonian says:
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    I’m in a 2 QB league, well there’s the usual QB slot and then a Q/W/R/T flex…so it’s really a 2 QB league. I have Ryan, Eli, and Brady. Brady, as you know, is a hot pile of shit. Eli looks to be rejuvenated in the uptempo offense in NYG now, so I’m thinking of riding him over Brady. Obviously Ryan is my #1. Would you outright drop Brady for any of the following:

    Dalton
    Palmer
    Bridgewater
    Kelce
    McKinnon

    8 Team 0.5 PPR League – 3 point bonus at 250 yards pass/85 yards rec/100 yards rush – 6 point bonus at 335 yards pass/135 yards rec/150 yards rush – 4 pt per passing TD – 6 pt for all other TDs

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      @Wilsonian: side note… is Vereen droppable in the same format?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Wilsonian: I would grab Kelce for him and stream the bye in this format. And I think you should hold Vereen atm.

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Jay: I actually dumped Detroit for Kelce and still have Brady. I’ll have to dump someone for a defense this week, but I’m trying to do a 2-for-1 first to see if anyone has any faith in Brady.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Wilsonian: Yeah, that was probably ideal.

  16. Mike says:
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    If Kelce turns out to be the new Gronk…
    Would it make sense to trade Jeffrey for him?
    Need a TE
    My WR are D Thomas,Cobb,Crabtree,C Patterson ,and Jeffrey…
    Seems like a lot but only Dwayne Allen on waivers..
    Kelce looks awesome
    Thanks

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Mike: nooo.

  17. Frank White says:
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    Hey Jay… Now that I got Palmer comin back with Bortles and Cam on my bench. figure I can trade Cam for a good Flex.. My TE is Donnell and flex is Fred Jackson. My bench aint so great with only Boldin, Miles Austin and Mathews which is actually pretty good when he comes back. Should I trade Cam for either Delanie Walker or Travice Kelce?? Or neither? Also if he says no to the one you like, are they both worth it??

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Frank White: I would try to trade Palmer first. If not, selling low on Cam for Kelce is okay. I’m hesitant though.

      • Frank White says:
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        Why are you so low on Palmer?? he got 32 points the first week and he’s on a winning team.. he’s projected 31 points in my league this week.. Cam never breaks 20 fantasy points.. I’d rather have bortles or big Ben then Cam. his name is worth more then him. you don’t agree?

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Frank White: I’d like to see him play a game first, but nerve damage is a serious thing. Not to mention there might be an adjustment period. It’s close, and your argument is solid, which is why you might be able to get more for Palmer here than selling low on Cam.

          • Frank White says:
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            thanks man

            • Mordacious Levator says:
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              @Frank White: palmer is also old, so even with this nerve thing, all sorts of other things injure old people ahead of those other QB’s that are around 10 years younger.

  18. Clint says:
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    I wish Gronk would stop scoring already so I can deal for him for a song instead of the “how ’bout Megatron for Gronk” counter offers I’m currently getting. Trying to convince an owner a guy isn’t doing much when he gets 2-4 catches a game’s an exercise in futility when 1-2 of those constantly go for touchdowns.

    Was also hoping Vereen would have a big game already so I can get McCoy for him (yes, I’m the Kenny Rogers of fantasy wheelin’ & dealin’).

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Clint: good luck? And I’m not sure what that Gronk owner is smoking.

  19. Nick says:
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    Go figure, Pierre Thomas was dropped in my 10-team non-ppr league & I recently grabbed Ingram as a stash. With Murray, Matthews, R. Jennings, Hyde, K Davis, McKinnon & Ingram, do I go for Pierre Thomas?

    Thanks,
    Nick

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Nick: Naw, I’ve moved on.

  20. Billy Beane Is Not My Lover says:
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    So my boy works in a club in Boston where alot of Pros frequent, and word has it Big Gronk was rolling his face off last week in the club. Just thought i throw that out there

  21. mguy31 says:
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    Would you trade Rivers, Garcon, and Asiata for Le’veon Bell?

    • mguy31 says:
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      He just countered by wanting Luck, Garcon, and Asiata for Bell. 12 team standard league by the way. I would run with either Luck or Rivers after the trade, and plug Reggie Wayne in for Garcon.

      • Jay

        Jay says:
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        @mguy31: Nope. I’d give him the choice of two of those three, but not all of those three. Which basically means you should hold on Asiata as a bench piece.

        • mguy31 says:
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          So Rivers and Garcon is fair for Bell you think?

          • Jay

            Jay says:
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            @mguy31: No, I think you’d have to do Luck instead there. I’d rather it be Rivers… but you should be fine either way.

            • mguy31 says:
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              @Jay: He countered with Bell & Calvin Johnson for Luck, Garcon, Reggie Wayne and Asiata. Do you pull the trigger on that?

              • Jay

                Jay says:
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                @mguy31: Yes, that’s something I would do.

  22. royce! says:
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    Still very new at this football game and wondering if I’m just irredeemably screwed. Last week I lost to a team that forgot to set his TE. This week two of my opponent’s starters were on bye weeks and he clobbered me thanks to his owning Jamaal Charles. (Fortunately, my wife’s team, which I mostly manage and drafted, is undefeated.) At the Dodgers game the other day, I asked Jack for help and he said it was just luck. Agree?

    14 team non-PPR

    QB- Brady
    RB- Le’Veon Bell
    WR- Kelvin Benjamin
    WR- Harvin
    TE- Graham
    FLEX- Montee Ball
    D/ST- Seattle
    K- Carpenter

    BN- Colston
    BN- Fred Jackson
    BN- Jeremy Hill
    BN- Josh Gordon
    BN- Chargers D

    Should I lose someone for a different QB? Notable FAs are Flacco, Smith, Fitzpatrick, Palmer, Bridgewater and Tannehill.

    Doug Martin is also on the wire. Seems he shouldn’t be, despite TB’s woes.

    • Zandy says:
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      @royce!: drop chargers D for doug martin ASAP

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @royce!: Yeah, like Zandy said, do that move, grab Martin.

      It’s a little bit of bad luck, but luck is a big part of this game. Hold otherwise, you should rebound a bit moving forward.

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Jay: I got mis quoted. I think if he gets Martin he can dump Jackson for a backup QB

        • Royce! says:
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          @J-FOH: my bad. By condensing your statement I eliminated the nuance.

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Royce!: nuances? I have very little of those

          • Mordacious Levator says:
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            @Royce!: if yr league actually wants to cut the luck a little you could have your weekly record be your record against all 11 other opponents, instead of just 1. 2nd best team in each week would go 10-1, worst goes 0-11.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @J-FOH: He just left out all the dick and fart jokes.

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Jay: there are always dick and fart jokes…and lots of farts when you hang with me

            • Jay

              Jay says:
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              @J-FOH: Sounds about right.

    • J-FOH says:
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      @royce!: I said you can do everything right and still lose. And then followed that up with there is a lot of luck. If you get Martin then drop Jackson for another QB. I’d go with Flacco or Palmer first.

      • Royce! says:
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        @J-FOH: so, since I am losing, it must be that I am doing everything right!

        Jk, hopefully Martin will fall to me- I’m 5 of 14 on the waiver priority, but as you could tell from two consecutive opps lacking a full team, these people are not on top of their shizz.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Royce!: There’s still time. The team has a foundation, but I’d say you probably need at least 8 or 9 wins to think about the playoffs, so if you go, say, 1-3 over the next month, it’s over, but if you go 2-2 or even 3-1, things are okayish.

  23. Zandy says:
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    std league
    send Andre Johnson, TWest and Khiry for RyMatthews, Kelvin Benj and Marvin Jones?
    my wrs would be Kelvin, Marvin, Wallace, Wright
    rbs would be Stacy, Doug, RyMat, Ingram, AP, McKinnon

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: Yeah, I’d do that trade.

  24. Count de Monetball says:
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    Jay, I haven’t done fantasy football in years. I drafted completely based on your rankings and I have the highest average points per week so far, nice work sir! I’m in a 10-team 0.5 ppr league with 1QB, 2RB’s, 3 WR’s, 1 W/R/T, TE, DST, K starting. I was just offered

    Phillip Rivers (I have Brady-suck ass; and Blake Bortis as QB’s) trying to pick up Manning (waivers)
    Montee Ball
    Greg Jennings

    for;

    Marques Colston
    DeMarco Murray

    Notes: I picked Colston up off waivers and he’s my 4th reciever
    My other RB’s include (keeping in mind our league counts return yards)
    Spiller
    Sproles
    Knile Davis
    Ryan Mathews (hurt)
    Khiry Robinson

    What do you think of this trade? I am thinking I have a surplus of RB’s and need a QB, but Murray seems WAY too much….

    Thoughts…

    • Count de Monetball says:
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      @Count de Monetball: BTW, that is clearly ELI Manning I’m trying to get on waivers…

      • Count de Monetball says:
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        @Count de Monetball: Follow up, would you rather have bortles or brady and is brady droppable….

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Count de Monetball: I’d like to wait one more week. Today’s waiver report by Andrew is going to say differently, so I might be being stubborn here. But it’s primetime against a Cincy team that folds under any kind of pressure. Have they changed this season? Maybe. But I’m willing to give Brady one more game to sort it out.

    • Jay

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      @Count de Monetball: Glad to hear! Though it sucks having Brady, I don’t like giving up Murray for that package. Like you, I think it’s a bit much. I would try to trade Brady, Sproles and Colston for Montee Ball and Rivers and see if that works.

      • Count de Monetball says:
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        @Jay: Thanks, I tried your counter…

  25. Scooter G says:
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    Who has the highest potential as an offensive player ROS? Locker, Bortles, S Hill, Vick, Orton?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Scooter G: I’ll say Bortles, but you’re not leaving me with much choice here. I know it’s scary, but let’s see how Orton does this weekend…

  26. Paul says:
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    Lost RG3 and dealing with Cousins/Bridgewater right now at QB. Trade Demarco for Lacy and Russell Wilson? Thanks!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Paul: Yeah, I’m okay with this trade.

  27. kingforaday151 says:
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    Reggie Bush and Sammy Watkins for Eddie Lacy and Dawayne Bowe…who you you like?

  28. Ryan says:
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    I’m in a 10 team ppr league. I picked up kelce this week cuz thomas was on bye. I’m debating if I should play both TE or trade one of them. Should I deal kelce or thomas and look to upgrade elsewhere?

    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 mike evans
    Bn fred jackson
    Bn kelvin benjamin
    Bn travis kelce
    Bn josh gordon
    Bb jeremy hill

    Def bengals

    K phil dawson

    • Jay

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      @Ryan: I’d try to deal Kelce since you have DT. You could probably get something nice. Try to get a nice bench RB for flex play and depth.

  29. Niner says:
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    Which side do you prefer ROS? PPR. Joique or cardarelle?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Niner: Bell, depending on the concussion prognosis.

  30. Paz says:
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    you think Colston and Sankey is too much to ask for Asiata and Randle?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Paz: It’s fair, but I’d rather have the Colston side.

  31. Joe says:
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    I’ve been offered Rashad Jennings and Steve Smith for Matt Forte. Should I accept?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Joe: I wouldn’t, no.

  32. Ryno says:
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    The McCoy owner is trying to trade him for WRs. I have j Nelson , Julio jones, maclin, g tate, crabtree and k Benjamin . What would offer? Tate and Benjamin? Tate and crabtree?

    Thanks

    • Jay

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      @Ryno: Tate and Crabtree, and see what he says.

  33. Nick says:
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    Hey Jay, I’m also targeting Hilton and the owner has Gore…would you offer Hyde for Hilton? I have no use for Hyde with Murray, Matthews, R Jennings, Asiata, McKinnon, K Davis & Ingram in my 10 team non-ppr…if he rejects Hyde do I try any of my other RBS?

    • Jay

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      @Nick: Sure, and I’d see what his interest in Asiata is as well if that doesn’t work.

  34. Charles says:
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    Good read Jay. I’m 1-3 and taking it week to week. Are any of these defenses worth picking up off the waiver?

    KC
    Stl

    Or should I continue to stream?

    • Jay

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      @Charles: Continue to stream, nothing is enticing about those d’s yet, even after last night.

  35. Benny says:
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    I was offered Ertz for Fred Jackson. I currently have Heath Miller as my tight end. I do have Spiller, so is be losing my handcuff. Thoughts?

    • Jay

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      @Benny: I would hold.

  36. Josh says:
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    Solid read Jay. Quick question.. would you trade your boy Bradshaw for Moreno? Or would you Hold?

    Thanks,

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Josh: PPR? In a standard, I’d probably do it.

  37. Lemmingness says:
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    Standard scoring,

    How would you rank RoS Royal, James Jones, and Hawkins?

  38. friar says:
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    Hi Jay!

    How would you rank the following WRs ROS in a 12-team non-PPR league?

    Benjamin, Edelman, Hopkins, Welker.

    Also, is there anyone on this list who you would NOT trade away for Montee Ball?

    Thanks!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @friar: I like them in that order right now. And no, I’m low on Ball, but I think he has more value then all of them, but it’s real close on Benjamin.

      • friar says:
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        @Jay: Thanks!

        Also, figured I’d share that I arbitrarily listed them in alphabetical order — glad it also coincides with your assesment!

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @friar: Two birds, one stone I guess. No probs!

          • friar says:
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            @Jay: Sorry, one more: where would Terrance Williams fit on that list?

            • Jay

              Jay says:
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              @friar: Probably right behind Benjamin.

  39. Zandy says:
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    Just wanted to thank you again for all your help so far. And say I cant wait for your ROS rankings tomorrow!!! (will eliminate about 90% of my questions haha)

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: Well, I was hoping 95%, but that’ll do. And thanks for coming back!

  40. Ron says:
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    A funny thing happened last week.

    I dropped Kelce to pickup a defense cause the Bengals were on Bye. I picked up the Saints and got -9 points. I would have been better off keeping Kelce and playing without a defense.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Ron: I wouldn’t beat yourself up. Dropping TE’s for stuff you need is just fine if they aren’t Jimmy Graham and DT. Things like this happen all the time.

      • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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        @Jay: that’s twice JT is called DT. i’m sure everybody knows what you mean though.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @Montezuma’s Revenge… right now: Yeah, I deal with so much typing and editing in the day, it’s no wonder I don’t read like I’m at a second grade reading level sometimes.

  41. Ron says:
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    Is now the right time to trade away West and Miller?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Ron: Yes, totally. Tate and Moreno are looking good to go.

  42. dyingaslowdeath says:
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    what are the chances josh gordon does something stupid again? i feel like they’re north of 80%? trying to decide if i should send andre johnson/montee ball to the josh gordon/andre ellington ownder for next year. i’m piecing my team out it’s a tragedy

    • dyingaslowdeath says:
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      @dyingaslowdeath: to be complete, doing something stupid= getting suspended again

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @dyingaslowdeath: Maybe not that high for this season, but it’s one of those things where I’ll believe it when I see it.

      • dyingaslowdeath says:
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        @Jay: i just feel like trading for him is a huge gamble….. i’m kind of leaning no. i dont want to get burned by him. once a problem player in the nfl, always a problem player IMO. @dyingaslowdeath:

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @dyingaslowdeath: Yeah, I agree to an extent, I mean, if he’s free, I’m playing that lottery ticket.

  43. Crazy old guy babbling in the corner says:
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    My only TE is Kelce… Is giving Arian Foster and Asiata too much for jimmy graham?

    I’d still have Murray, Doug Martin, Ahmad Bradshaw, Trent Richardson, and will try to grab McKinnon on WW to fill the free slot…

  44. Charles says:
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    Jay I currently have the Steelers (picked them up last week) and they were horrible vs the Bucs. Cleveland who is @ Tenn is out there on waivers. So I make the swap? Or keep the Steelers @ Jags this week?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Charles: I would make the swap. Better personnel.

  45. Sange76 says:
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    12 team keeper

    Sitting at 2-2 mostly due to playing the buzz saw that was Phillip rivers this pass week while playing the Pats D Monday night. Team is pretty solid and not panicking yet but…
    Here’s the question. Is it worth it to drop anyone for Marvin Jones or Jerrick McKinnon? Also, drop anyone for Baltimore D?

    Qb. Cutler and Kaepernick
    RB. Forte, r Jennings, z Stacey, Joique bell, Jeremy hill, Knile Davis
    WR Julio jones, kelvin Benjamin, Vincent Jackson, Andrew Hawkins
    TE. Witten and ertz
    K gostiwski
    def. NE Pats

    Thanks!

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Sange76: Well, it’d be nice to add those guys, but I don’t see any openings on your team right now.

  46. Zandy says:
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    Dolphins sign LaMichael James… any read thru on Moreno’s health? Assume he’s not an add yet

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: I’m not really interested yet.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Zandy: i thought it was gonna be either him or ben gervis and called it the day james was released.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @goodfold2: wait, i’m wrong, i said CAR would get james the day he was released.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @goodfold2: Yeah, I mean, he seemed to have a good deal of suitors… interesting the way it played out. All I ever saw were the Chargers wanted to go with other options when those rumors popped up linking them.

  47. Ten I see says:
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    Howdy Jay; I just read that Dolphins signed former niner RB lamichael james ; I’m really suprised teams like ; Minnesota, Carolina, or any other team that could’ve used james didn’t sign-
    That being said is he worth a stash or naw? Looks like knowshon will be returning soon plus they have miller time.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Ten I see: Well, that’s telling though, right? Teams who need RB’s weren’t interested, so that tells me all I need to know. I’d pass for now.

  48. Zandy says:
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    0.5 PPR and setting up waivers….
    Who are the top two waiver adds for ROS value (4th waiver pos out of 12)
    Roob Randle, Marvin, Royal, Bowe, Jordan Matthews, Greg Jennings
    Alrdy have DT, Dez, Andre Johnson and Kelvin so looking for upside for bottom of roster
    Would drop Pierre or Pierce
    Alternatively, would you rather grab Khiry or Andre Williams
    My Rbs are Rashad, Joique, Bradshaw, Lamar (Pierre and Pierce)
    Id like to aggregate talent and trade for a TE to improve on Dwayne or want some upside for the future

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Zandy: Marvin and Royal for me. And probably Khiry right now.

  49. willyvonka says:
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    I need a RB badly and was offered Rashad for Jordy. Do I even consider this? 12 team non ppr league. My team:

    QB – Rivers
    WR- Keenan Allen
    WR – Jordy
    RB – Joique Bell
    RB – Shonn Greene
    TE – Julius Thomas
    Flex – Victor Cruz

    Bn – AP
    Bn – Blue
    Bn – Pitt D
    Bn – Watkins
    Bn – Dwyane Allen

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @willyvonka: No, I’d want a little more.

  50. goodfold2 says:
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    sifting through TE dumpster fire trying not to get hands hot. grabbed owen over miller last week, if not for knile davis going over 100 yards due to garbage time i actually would’ve lost due to that, now 2-2 even though i have most pts by 20 over another unlucky 2-2 team, and 124 and 85 more than the two 3-1 teams. which of these this week. i’ll list them in order that fantasy pros has them in
    miller @ JAX
    cook @ PHI
    graham @ DAL
    ebron vs BUF
    owen @ IND
    ASJ @ NO
    Only thing to be said for Owen D is that IND is one of worst teams against TE. Of course JAX is awful at that too. PHI is actually good at TE’s.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: if miller is the first choice tell me a backup, since i’ll have to wait till end of waivers (weekly, not rolling) to get miller back, since i grabbed him and changed mind late in week last week.

      • Jay

        Jay says:
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        @goodfold2: I might go Owen there as a backup.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @goodfold2: That might be my rankings fault, if I remember correctly. Probably going with Miller here.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Jay: you and the other pros all had owen 1 spot higher than miller last week. this week many have jacked miller up a LOT relative to owen. If owen’s 2nd to miller i’ll just hold him to wait till waivers end.

        • Jay

          Jay says:
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          @goodfold2: Shame of it is, is that my standard had Miller on top… but looking back, I probably would have done same thing in PPR ranking Owen slightly ahead.

  51. Count de Monetball says:
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    Jay, thanks for the counter offer idea earlier, my league-mate countered with this offer, what do you think….
    I’m in a 10-team 0.5 ppr league with 1QB, 2RB’s, 3 WR’s, 1 W/R/T, TE, DST, K starting. The leaugue also gives 1 pt per 10 return yards. I was just offered

    Phillip Rivers (I have Brady-suck ass; and Blake Bortis as QB’s) trying to pick up Manning (waivers)
    Montee Ball

    for;

    C.J. Spiller
    Demaryius Thomas

    Notes: I picked Colston up off waivers and he’s my 4th reciever
    My other RB’s include (keeping in mind our league counts return yards)
    DeMarco Murray
    Sproles
    Knile Davis
    Ryan Mathews (hurt)
    Khiry Robinson

    My other WR’s are
    Hester (return yards)
    Victor Cruz
    Colston
    Kendall Wright (may drop for Andre Roberts – again return yards)
    What do you think of this trade? II have a surplus of RB’s and need a QB…

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Count de Monetball: Yeah, I’m okay with that DT trade. I think you need that WR1 there.

  52. Vin Sully 1988 says:
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    I have the number 3 priority in a 10 team ppr league. I have Wilson and Newton and don’t feel like carrying two qbs anymore would you recommend dropping Newton for either Crowell or McKinnon?

  53. Exactly says:
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    12 team league .33 pts per rec…my RBs are Bradshaw, Pierre, Knile, Alfred Blue, and K. Carey…is Pierre droppable? Reaves Starks Cadet Oliver are available…thx

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Exactly: Yes. But I probably wouldn’t drop for those guys. Hold unless something pretty comes along.

  54. goodfold2 says:
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    i see you have royal over james jones. if i have jacoby jones (not getting much returns at all yet, must be a lot of touchbacks, plus BAL not allowing many pts yet either) and james jones drop which for royal? PPR. .1 pt per return yard.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @goodfold2: I like Royal slightly above both right now.

  55. brett says:
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    Jay,

    Do you think Prater gets his job back next week? Is he a good stash for 1 week? I have Gould as my kicker.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @brett: Yeah, he will. I would stash him if it doesn’t hurt your roster.

  56. Dom B says:
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    Should I add Eric Decker or keep Kendall Wright in a standard league?

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Dom B: Hmm, I’m okay with that, sure.

  57. Dom B says:
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    Should I pickup Larry Donnell or keep delaine Walker

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Dom B: I’m fine with it, but they are real close.

  58. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    pre waiver (in weeklies) DEF ?’s
    1. BUF (worth holding?) @ DET (i’ve held them for a while now)
    IND vs BAL
    GB vs MIN
    CLE @ TEN
    PHI vs STL
    2. DET vs BUF (keep them here)
    or
    CLE,GB,IND,PHI,
    plus NO vs TB
    3. dropping IND D where i picked up CIN in bye week. .5 pts per return yard. PPR.
    start 2 RB,3 WR no flex, gonna have to start an absolute schlub this week, waiting on ingram/mathews to come back
    vereen/s-jax/ingram/mathews/miller/rainey
    wayne/julio/garcon/gordon/quick
    attempt to grab which 3 or 4 of these in order (in case i don’t get the better ones)
    a.smith/d.robinson/cadet/oliver/d.reeves/a.robinson/lafell/douglas/a.roberts/j.jones (BAL)/j.landry (MIA returns)
    or could grab h.miller as jimmy G backup at TE

      • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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        @Jay: which Robinson on JAX? the RB or the WR. denard or allen?

  59. SMLV1 says:
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    Hey Jay, I want to play in this contest –

    The way this contest works is like this:

    * You pick 1 team which you think will win each week. If you are correct, you stay alive to pick the next week.

    * However, once you pick a team to win, you can no longer chose that team for the duration of the contest.

    * You must pick each week to continue in the contest. Games will consist only of Sunday games.

    My question is who would you pick this week?

    Sunday, October 5
    Bills
    Lions

    Ravens
    Colts

    Browns
    Titans

    Bears
    Panthers

    Texans
    Cowboys

    Steelers
    Jaguars

    Buccaneers
    Saints

    Falcons
    Giants

    Rams
    Eagles

    Cardinals
    Broncos

    Chiefs
    49ers

    Jets
    Chargers

    Bengals
    Patriots

    • SMLV1 says:
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      @SMLV1: This Contest begins Week 5, so all teams are available to me.

      • And Now The Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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        @SMLV1: you have to basically make a large chart, of say the best 7 or so games you’d pick each week, and then show all those for the ROS. then go backwards to find which weeks have the least picks you’d be comfortable taking, and save those teams for later. you’ll need to have 13 total teams, and obviously some NFL teams you’ll never want to pick, like OAK/TB/JAX and such. Doing all the things i’ve said may be able to never have you have to make really hard decisions.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @SMLV1: So this is basically like survivor? Sounds like fun. I’ll go with the Eagles.

  60. Need Help says:
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    Have a chance to pick up Sankey, Mckinnon, Crowell off waivers. I’m targeting them in that order. Should I rearrange that? Also, I have Greg Olsen as backup/flex play(Own M. Bennet) Should I drop Greg Olsen for to get a second rb off that list?

    RB is Foster, Morris, and Ivory. Looking for possible backup to Foster (hamstring), Morris (facing Seattle), or even stash for trade bait later.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Need Help: I’d want Mck over Sank. Hold on Olsen.

  61. And Now The Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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    i’m assuming i should be keeping all of these (wright/hawkins/royal/hill) over a.williams/mckinnon/a.smith/d.robinson in standard league with 2 RB/ 2 WR or TE/ 1 WR or RB? have spiller/bell (PIT)/ivory/CJ?K/Hill at RB.

  62. goodfold2 says:
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    you have these guys ranked ROS like this i hope
    quick/t.will/royal/m.jones, i just got t.will but could’ve had jones or royal too. dropped shorts. this week this is how fantasy pros had em.

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @goodfold2: I think it went williams, royal, jones, quick, but yeah, shorts was the odd man out I believe.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Jay: this was before i read the ROS rankings. turns out i did good without being sure.

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