What’s going on everyone, and welcome to the third week of the 2018 NFL season! I hope you guys all had a great Week 2 thanks to some awesome performances from Matt Ryan and Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson, Tyler Boyd, Christian McCaffrey, Adam Thielen, and Josh Allen (of all people).

Below are my rankings for Week 4, for all scoring systems, so enjoy!

And like always, be sure to check out Rudy’s fantastic premium tools here, and follow myselfMB, and Jay on Twitter.

In the meantime, I’ll be back on Saturday for the third edition of my 2018 Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em series!

  1. Show Le’ The Money! says:
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    I’m in the unfortunate predicament of having drafted Le’Veon and I was just offered Ingram for Sony Michel and Amari Cooper. Might try to counter with Sony and MJJ. Thoughts?

    QB – Mahomes
    WR – Cooper, Green, MJJ
    RBs – McCaffery, Miller
    TE – Eifert
    Flex – Fuller
    BN – Lindsey, Michelle, Eckeler, Enunwa, Cobb, Russell Wilson
    IR: Bell

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Show Le’ The Money!: First off, great name!

      I would stay put. I want to see Michel’s usage rate this week after Burkhead’s placement to the IR. You’ve still got McCaffrey, Miller and Lindsey, which will get you by for now.

  2. Jake says:
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    Would you trade Dalvin Cook for Robert Woods if you had Barkley and Melvin Gordon but needed WR help or do you think I can get more ?

    Thanks

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Jake: No, only because I think you can get more for Cook than just Woods

  3. bacca72 says:
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    2QB league. Have Garopallo as an 12th round keeper next year. 7 bench spots. Keep or drop?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @bacca72: Keep

  4. Corey says:
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    14 team PPR super flex dynasty league
    Giving Up:
    Demariyus Thomas
    Carlos Hyde

    Getting:
    Baker Mayfield
    Mike Williams

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Corey: I like it

      • afro_the says:
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        @Zach: Really? Why? I wouldn’t.

        • Zach

          Zach says:
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          @afro_the: Moving forward in dynasty leagues, I don’t think Demaryius Thomas doesn’t hold too much value. Hyde isn’t bad, but I really like that he’s getting some excellent options for dynasty leagues in Williams and Mayfield

          • afro_the says:
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            @Zach: I guess it’s a win now vs potential in the future thing and would be based on who else you have. If you have a strong team right now.. Those guys are going to get you closer to winning in the next 1-2-3 seasons.

  5. juan5021 says:
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    PPR league – I was offered Mixon 4 Diggs.
    I have fuller, hopkins, diggs, Hill.
    My RBs are cook, bernard, a. jones, berkhead.

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @juan5021: I would keep Diggs over Mixon

  6. DiRo says:
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    Worried about Kittle this week! but, your high on him.

    Also in a major dilemma of starting either Collins, K Johnson or White in my flex for my 0.5 PPR league

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @DiRo: I still like Kittle because as we saw last season with Beathard, Kittle will always get his looks and targets.

      I’d go with Collins at your flex

  7. Nick says:
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    If Baldwin plays, do you start him over Stills?

    • cmutimmah says:
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      @Nick: I mean, this question is literally answered in the rankings…

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Nick: I’d still go with Stills, it’s a good matchup for him. Baldwin still might not be 100%, and if he starts he could get a healthy dose of Patrick Peterson

  8. jumponit says:
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    Its been a tough start to the season – I need help with my starters, 10 team std:

    Pick 2 RB: Drake, Cook, Lewis, Smallwood, Mack
    Pick 2 WR: Brown, Hilton, DJax, Allison
    Pick 1 TE: James, Eifert

    Which ones would you start as flex?

    • Jumponit says:
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      @jumponit: I also have Cook as a TE

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @jumponit: I’d go with Cook (if he plays) and Drake, Brown and Hilton, Eifert, and at the flex, and DLew at the flex

  9. Nick says:
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    One other question, I’m a little nervous about Wentz this week but barely have room on bench to grab a backup/replacement for the week. Would you consider dropping K Cole or P Barber to substitute Wentz for Eli at home against NO (just lost another CB) or Dalton in Atl? My other bench guys are Baldwin, Thompson, Fitzgerald & Crabtree. It’s only a 10 teamer…

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Nick: I would drop Crabtree honestly to pick up Dalton. Really don’t like Dalton with John Brown emerging as the go-to option for Flacco

      • Nick says:
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        @Zach: You mean you don’t like Crabtree, with Brown breaking out?

        & you prefer Dalton over Wentz this week…correct?

        • Nick says:
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          @Nick: scratch that, Dalton not available. Would you take Manning, Keemun or Flacco over Wentz?

        • Zach

          Zach says:
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          @Nick: Yes, sorry, and yes Dalton over Wentz, and if Dalton isn’t available, I really like Keenum. He’s gonna be a big start for me on my article tomorrow

  10. Big league choog says:
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    10 team standard 2rb/2wrr/1flex

    Davante Adams/Sony Michel or

    TY Hilton/lynch/Ajayi

    I have rb depth
    Barkley, lynch, Ajayi, Miller

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Big league choog: I’d keep onto the three that you have now. Your RB depth is perfectly fine without Michel

  11. Mike says:
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    Hey Zach,

    Golladay for AP? Keeper league so that sucks but I’m desperately short RB.

    Thanks

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Mike: I’d prefer to keep onto Golladay, but if you need help at RB, I’d pull that trigger

  12. G-man says:
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    I have this offer on the table
    I give: Jordan Howard, Kerryon Johnson, Demarious Thomas, and Amari Cooper
    I receive: Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman, and Matt Breida

    After this trade I can easily trade for Tevin Coleman, which would put my RBs at McCaffrey, Freeman, Coleman, Breida, Dion Lewis..

    Should I do it or just wait for Kerryon to establish himself as the lead back? I’m 2-1 and can probably afford to do so

  13. buster moon says:
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    ROS.. PPR.. Luck, Stafford or Mayfield?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @buster moon: It might change if Mayfield continues to crush it, but as of now, I’d lean Stafford.

  14. Wacha Wacha says:
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    Hey Zach

    How would you rank Burton, Njoku, Rudolph, and OJ Howard ROS? Looking to trade for a TE but I don’t think Ill be able to land most of the top tier guys… Thanks for your input!

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Wacha Wacha: Rudolph, Njoku, Burton and Howard.

  15. William Trill Cauley-Stein says:
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    What up?! I hope you are doing well. I am in a ten team .5 PPR league. We do have big play bonuses in my league. Can you help me figure out who to start? I would really appreciate it.

    QB- Malhomes OR Goff

    RB- Fournette?

    RB2- L. Miller?

    WR1- M. Thomas

    WR2- Diggs

    Flex-B. Cooks? OR S. Watkins? T. Coleman? OR S.Michel, OR V. MacDonald

    TE-Rudolph OR V. MacDonald?

    K- Butker

    D- Seattle

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @William Trill Cauley-Stein: Whaddup Willie?!? Mahomes, Fournette and Miller, Coleman at the flex, and Kyle Rudolph. Good luck this week!

      • William Trill Cauley-Stein says:
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        @Zach:

        Thank you Zach! I’m always appreciative of your advice!

        WTCS

  16. mets3145 says:
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    That’s some serious TE ranking variance between you and MB

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @mets3145: Yep! I might adjust some things but TE’s have been a bit of a crapshoot, so it’s anyone’s guess

  17. ThE sHiT says:
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    Is Gronk enough of a return for Mahomes?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @ThE sHiT: If you’re asking if I prefer Gronk or Mahomes ROS, I’d rather have Mahomes

      • ThE sHiT says:
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        @Zach: i have both Mahomes and Fitzpatrick, trying to sell high on either. The other guy has offered Luck/Watkins and Breida/Amari for Mahomes, which ive declined. Trying to maximize my return. He also has Saquon, Kerryon, TY, Callaway that interest me. Whats a fair request? I dont have huge needs but i am in last place at the moment. Also have no problem keeping Mahomes as i feel hes gonna be a stud all year long. Thanks!

        • Zach

          Zach says:
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          @ThE sHiT: Yeah, I would keep Mahomes. He could possibly be a top 3 QB ROS. If you could sell high on Fitzpatrick, I would

  18. E says:
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    12 team h2h, PPR. I have been offered Jordan Howard and Golden Tate for my Saquon Barkley.

    The rest of my garbage roster below.

    WR – Amari Cooper, Corey Davis, Sterling Shephard, Randall Cobb, Keelan Cole

    RB – Devonta Freeman, Saquon Barkley, Mark Ingram, Sony Michel, Austin Ekeler, Tarik Cohen

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @E: I would accept Howard and Tate for Saquon.

  19. Chris says:
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    If Doyle is a go for Sunday’s game, would you start him or you would rather go with Goedert in PPR leagues?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Chris: I’d rather have Doyle if he plays

  20. Chris says:
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    Start Landry against Oakland or Sanders against the putrid KC’s secondary this week in PPR?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Chris: Both have great matchups, but I’d go with Juice. Bless ’em!

  21. TT says:
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    Hi Zach,

    Would you start Fitzmagic or R Wilson this week?

    Looks like there will be something happen with the browns. Should I drop Agholor for Njoku? I have AJ green, E Sanders, A cooper, Galloway, Agholor in WR, but only have Ebron on TE.

    • TT says:
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      @TT: This is a PPR league BTW.

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @TT: Whaddup dude?! Fitzmagic, then yes, pick up Njoku and drop Agholor. He’s a good wideout, but it seems you have plenty of those. Thanks for the question!

      • TT says:
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        @Zach: Thanks Zach! Your suggestion always helps.

        • Zach

          Zach says:
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          @TT: For you TT, the world!

  22. Luke says:
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    Zach,

    Would you drop Duke Johnson for Sproles if he plays (they’d be starting for me this week)? Also, I know you have Ginn ranked higher, but would you take a shot on Taylor Gabriel over him this week if you were desperate for a win?

    Thanks a lot!

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Luke: Yes, and if I was desperate, but Ginn is a solid play because this game should be a shootout. Ginn has a good matchup

  23. Steinbeck says:
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    Who do you like for PPR ROS:
    Jeffery or Edelman?
    How close for you?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Steinbeck: I’d go with Edelman even with Jeffery being cleared for contact this week

  24. Water boy says:
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    Good afternoon Zach attack!

    .5 ppr league , im looking to do a 2 for 1 deal where I’m the one dealing 2 guys. Looking to consolidate some bench players to one solid player + opening up a Bench slot.

    My Rbs: DJ, Melvin Gordon, Royce Freeman, brieda, Kerryon Johnson, ekeler (my Gordon cuff), Jamaal Williams.

    My WRs: Hilton, amari Cooper, Keenan Allen, kupp, Geronimo Allison, Tyler Boyd, Sterling Shepard, Doug Baldwin.

    My TE Ebron & just have Stafford at QB.

    What are some 2 for 1’s you’d consider? Who knows they may not happen but atleast I can try! I’m looking to upgrade RB or WR.

    A 1 for 1 idea I have is deal Hilton to get Jordan Howard. Then flip Howard to get juju. Thoughts? That’s a lot of moving parts essentially a 3 way deal I’d have to see if they are on for that.

    Hilton to Howard benefits the Howard owner because hi best WR is Funchess & Howard is his flex.

    Howard to get juju benefits both parties because juju owner best rb is James white , he lost Burkhead, his rb2 is buck Allen.

    Another scenario for a 1 for 1 my DJ for his CMC. Basically comes down to who you prefer ROS.

    Or do I try Hilton + Cooper for His CMC?

    Thanks man!

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Water boy: Whaddup dude?! Honestly, looking at your team, you’re already golden. You’ve got great running backs and receivers. I don’t think a trade is necessary at all

  25. Rui says:
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    PPR flex – james white or Boyd?

    • Zach

      Zach says:
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      @Rui: Boyd

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