Welcome to week 4 of this NFL season. Ratings are booming on Thursday nights, the games are good, football is football again. If you weren’t aware, I’ll be taking in the scenery at Soldier Field watching the Bear’s defensive line eat Ryan Fitzpatrick alive. I will be handling most of your morning questions, but any questions that I don’t get to, Reid has you covered. Reid will also be leading off the game reviews on Monday and I will have a follow up around lunchtime. If you’d like to check out our rankings, we have some from ZachJay, and myself.

Weather

Everything looks clear right now. All systems go for everybody.

Injuries

Larry Fitzgerald – Likely to Play

Devonta Freeman – Out

Anthony Miller – Out

Randall CobbGametime decision

Jack DoyleOut

Leonard FournetteGametime decision-/likely to play

Josh GordonLikely to play

Alshon Jeffrey – Likely to play

Matt Brieda – Gametime decision

Doug Baldwin – Likely to play

 

  1. Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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    1. 14 team PPR. i’ll list by who i’m thinking of starting, you correct if differing.
    QB (1) luck
    RB: (2) crowell, montgomery (cobb messed up, somebody is getting those short throws), morris, ivory (i guess ivory starts IF doesn’t start AND mccoy doesn’t?)
    WR (3) AB, callaway, goodwin, baldwin, marshall, jeffery, a.wilson
    TE (1) vance, doyle
    1 flex and which of baldwin, jeffery, a.wilson, morris is this?
    IR (2) burkhead, mixon (and drafted mixon/mckinnon as top 2 picks (we keep 2 players))

    2. who’s my drop (if any) for RJ2 (TB), i need any sort of RB depth i can get (thus owning ivory). probably marshall as his value falls to shit with baldwin back.

    it’s very obvious morris the RB #2 here IF breida is out. the issue with that is that montgomery plays hours earlier, so morris would be the flex probably for sure in that case. cobb is a gametime, but it’s not a good gametime (no sat practice), pretty sure historically those should %wise count for doubtful.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @Yr Never Too Old For Balloons: Crowell and Morris. Montgomery is pretty speculative but I get it.

      AB, Callaway, and Baldwin

      2. I’d drop somebody for RoJo. From who you listed Ivory unless I missed someone.

      Even if Breida plays, I think that it’s a 20 touch day for Morris.

      • Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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        @MB: ok, who’s the flex then here if
        RB morris, crowell
        WR AB/callway/baldwin
        flex goodwin or montgomery (obviously mont if cobb is out) or jeffery or wilson?

        • MB

          MB says:
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          @Yr Never Too Old For Balloons: I’m just not sure on Jeffery today. I think I’d still play him over Montgomery in your flex

  2. A Wesley Snipes Life says:
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    12 team PPR.
    QB wentz, tannehill (obtained when i realized he might have better matchup, tried to get dalton/winston days ago, weekly waivers, somebody worse than me got him, but now mayfield got dropped, i’ll try that)
    RB: barkley, coleman, ajayi, clement, royce
    WR: fitz (wait and see on him i’m thinking if have similar ranked options), k.allen, callaway, shepard, jeffery, cobb
    TE: watson,
    IR doyle
    1 flex

    going by fantasy pros PPR top 30 this year rankers (for PPR flex anyway) i should go
    RB (2) barkley, coleman (ajayi SUPER low, possibly since these rankings were earlier in week)
    WR (2) k.allen, shepard
    flex: (FP’s say fitz over callaway over ajayi, but i’m thinking callaway, wait till we see fitz healthy and doing anything)

    2. also, since tannehill is that much lower than wentz, drop him for any of: ware, d.foreman, will try for mayfield anyway on the 4th when off waivers.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @A Wesley Snipes Life: yeah I have no problem playing Callaway in the flex and yes I’d drop Tannehill for Mayfield

  3. Donaldson says:
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    Flex
    Geronimo
    Kareem hunt…..

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @Donaldson: Allison if Cobb is out. Hunt if he isn’t

  4. Eric Daitch says:
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    Should I keep Fitz in to be eaten alive or use Stafford?
    Also at rb I have Carson but with game time decision I could use Eckler or K Johnson?
    Ppr league leaning Eckler
    Thanks

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Even if Mack eats Fitz for lunch, he will still probably throw for a ton of yards and a couple touchdowns. I’d start him. Just me personally. I’d use K Johnson.

  5. William Sayde says:
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    Baldwin, Josh Gordon, Buck Allen, or Godwin for PPR Flex today? Thanks

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @William Sayde: tough group. I’d say Godwin for safety, and Baldwin for upside.

  6. Tee Not Air Jags says:
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    start which 2 out of cobb (so hurt he couldn’t practice on sat), grant (IND), a.wilson at WR and which of montgomery/cobb at flex (unless mccoy is out then it’s those 2 vs ivory there)

    • Tee Not Air Jags says:
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      @Tee Not Air Jags: forgot, if it’s cobb at WR then the 2/3 of mont/grant/wilson at flex.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @Tee Not Air Jags: I’d go with Montgomery and Grant

  7. Steve says:
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    Trade Baldwin to obtain Michel? Thanks

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @Steve: yes.

  8. Donaldson says:
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    Last question ( stash)
    Corey Davis vs Antonio Callaway vs Austin Ekeler
    Keep 2
    Current roster
    Cam
    Julio
    D hop
    Jordan Howard
    Kareem hunt
    Gio
    Alshon

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Ask as many as you want!

      Callaway and Ekeler

  9. Paul Zone says:
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    All my dudes are injured/gametime decisions. Ugh. 10 team PPR, need a WR and a FLEX out of:

    On my team: Cobb, Baldwin, Breida, Callaway
    Or FAs I could add: Ebron, Ginn

    Thanks!

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Baldwin and Breida are both good to go and I’d play them

      • Paul Zone says:
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        @MB: You like to roll the dice! Haha.

        I was thinking Callaway and Ebron, lol

        • MB

          MB says:
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          I do hahaha. Just my opinion!

  10. miles proudfoot says:
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    Which two should I start? Chris Carson, Kennan Cole, Godwin, or Geronimooooo? Thanks!

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Carson and Geranimo if Cobb is inactive. Godwin if Cobb plays

  11. Colonel Sanders says:
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    Howdy & gooood morning Vietnam!!!

    .5 ppr league start Stafford who goes to Dallas to face a sneaky cowboys D. Or start either Flacco @ Pittsburgh, or Keenum home in mile high vs chiefs

    Hold or drop Jamaal Williams? I would either be looking to add Robert turbin as a speculative add he comes off suspension next week & Mack/Hines/Wilkins have been underwhelming- do you think turbin gets his chance? Other options to add: Ty Montgomery, Blount, or Ron Jones. Or drop Jamaal Williams to get ahead of the pack to add a defense for week 5? I don’t want to drop my bears D

    Week 5 d’s im considering: cardinals D @ SF, or panthers D home vs giants

    Also for week 5 waivers would you drop Stafford for Goff? Thanks man!

    • MB

      MB says:
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      I have Flacco highest. I would drop him for Rojo if you’re deep enough. Panthers D. Yes drop Stafford for Goff

  12. steve stevenson says:
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    Ronald Jones active today. I own both Ajayi and Barber. As a bench/cuff RB, would you rather have Clement or Jones?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Jones

  13. The sportsguy says:
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    Stafford or Eli..no penalty for INT and bonuses for Longer TD
    Josh Gordon at 1:00 or wait and play Baldwin or Marshall if Baldwin is inactive

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @The sportsguy: I’m holding for either Baldwin or Marshall tbh. We have no idea how good Gordon’s hamstring is and I shockingly don’t like the matchup this week.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Stafford

  14. leeb says:
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    Brees or Mahomes for this week? Nice problem I know, I got Mahomes as a backup in re-draft.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Mahomes. You just have to

  15. Allan says:
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    Hey guys Ridley, Drake, or Cooper in my flex? Full PPT. Thanks

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Allan: Never Cooper.

      So I’m feeling Ridley here since there should be a ton of passing in this one

  16. Principal Blackman says:
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    Having a hard time figuring out who to start at my flex and WR2 positions in my 12 team 1/2PPR league. I keep flip1opping between all four of these guys, but right now, I have

    Baldwin at WR2 and Alex Collins at Flex. Would you sub either of them out for Kenny Stills or Watkins?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Nope, stay right there

  17. Joel says:
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    With Cobb questionable, woud you start Geronimo over Golden Tate?

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Joel: Yes

  18. Patrick says:
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    Would you drop any of Crabtree, Cobb, or Godwin for Ronald Jones in a PPR league? I also have landry and thielen as my WR starters.

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Patrick: No

  19. Nightpandas says:
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    Do either or both Jeffrey or Baldwin start for you in a 16 team std if they play?

    Right now I’ve got Galloday and Stills at wr and Calloway and Gabriel in my 2 flex spots

    Also currently the underdog

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Nightpandas: Not this week. Gabriel should eat against a porous TB secondary.

  20. Nightpandas says:
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    .5 ppr

    Who starts ?

    Luck or Stafford

    Royce Stills Dion Lewis (2 of 3)

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Nightpandas: Stafford

      Stills and Royce

  21. miles proudfoot says:
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    WOuld you drop Cobb for Ronald Jones considering ROS? Thanks!

  22. Dan says:
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    Who would you play between Ginn, Kittle and Gabriel today in a PPR league? Thanks!

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Dan: Kittle because Beathard ain’t throwing the ball more than 10 yards down the field and Kittle is the most reliable they have in the receiving group.

  23. Oppo Taco says:
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    I’ve got 3 slots to fill, which 3? .5 ppr. thanks!

    Hunt @Den
    Michel vs MIA
    Drake @NE
    Lynch vs CLE
    Coleman vs CIN

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Oppo Taco: Hunt, Drake, Coleman

  24. Johhnyokayski says:
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    Std league….Corey Davis Derrick Henry or Alshon Jeffery?

  25. Kevin says:
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    Standard format. Drop Duke johnson jr for Ronald Jones for the flier?

  26. mets3145 says:
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    I was told to post here by an inebriated MB –

    RE: Ronald Jones
    My only potential drop would be Derrick Henry or Geronimo Allison? WRs currently are: Woods, Cooks, Diggs, Goodwin, John Brown, and Allison. RBs are: Bernard, Fournette, McCaff, & Henry. I was planning to drop Gio next week for a streaming D since I have CHI

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @mets3145: Good to see MB really keep composure out there for the tailgate. Still nowhere close to a Bills tailgate, but whatever.

      I’m dropping Henry for him just because Henry has such a low ceiling

      • mets3145 says:
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        @Reid: Alright cool – hopefully this works out

  27. Smallwine says:
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    I’m screwed at RB this week (Mixon and Freeman already out) and now M Mack and C Clement are also out. Looking at either RoJo against the Bears or one of the Indy back (Hines or Wilkins). Other starting back if T Cohen.

    12 team, 0,5 pt PPR

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Smallwine: I feel like it has to be Cohen and RoJo. You’re playing behind the 8-ball regardless so why not shoot for the moon. The indy guys won’t get you what you want and they’re 50-50 splitting so the upside isn’t there

      • Smallwine says:
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        @Reid: Thanks, that was my thought as well. Lottery ticket……

  28. mets3145 says:
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    Also – Cobb is out per Rotoworld and likely to be out multiple weeks

    • The Harrow says:
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      @mets3145: yep, dude didn’t even practice on sat, anytime you see that and it isn’t a guy that USUALLY just gets sat’s off (which is almost nobody) it’s CRIMINAL to call that “questionable” it’s DEF doubtful like 90% of the time. did anybody even see that carson was even questionable (i don’t own him, but i didn’t read it anywhere all of a sudden he’s ruled out completely). that douchebag over at SEA is such a cunt.

  29. Mimi says:
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    Phillip Lindsay or Kenny Golladay in flex position. PPR

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Mimi:

      Kenny G ALL DAY

  30. Scott says:
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    Was set to fire up Kerryon Johnson as my FLEX.

    But with news that Cobb is out, would you stick Geronimo Allison in there instead?

    I’m tempted.

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Scott: I’m keeping Johnson in the flex right now.

      It is tempting, but i think the Bills-Packers game is going to show off a little more defense than Lions-Cowboys

  31. Bob says:
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    Pick one. Collins, cooper or stills. .5 ppr. Thanks

    • Reid

      Reid says:
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      @Bob: Stills.

      Running against Pitt isn’t really a thing this year and I will never endorse Amari Cooper

  32. mets3145 says:
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    Did I miss the memo that Mason Crosby sucks? I thought he was a good kicker so I rolled with him today against Buffalo – and he promptly misses a PAT

    • The Harrow says:
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      @mets3145: better than jankowski who i might lose a survivor pool pick to with SEA should be winning by 6 currently, actually tied. crosby has tons of points this year with AAron playing good enough to move the ball but not great.

      • The Harrow says:
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        @The Harrow: yep, gave away 6 points on the road. at least rosen can move the ball sometimes though, nice to see that. thank jebus it’s the last week of a rebuy possible. due mostly to MIN pots already grown more than 50% from start of year.

        • The Harrow says:
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          @The Harrow: HAHAHAHAHA, was JUST thinking, i’ve owned dawson before, he can miss this one. hhehehehehe.

          • The Harrow says:
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            @The Harrow: skin O MY TEETH MF’er!, that’s 3 weeks in a row here, 2 weeks ago DEN losing game entire game wins last second, last week same thing with CHI, this week i had to have janikowski miss 2 normal kicks to even have it be this close.

  33. G-man says:
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    Is trading Adam Thielen and Jordan Howard for Aaron’s Jones and James White a fair trade?

    • The Harrow says:
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      @G-man: thielen side there, unless you somehow have TONS of WR depth and super weak RB’s. but based on where you drafted both of thielen/howard probably not.

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @G-man: I wouldn’t trade Thielen

  34. Justin says:
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    Got offered Davante Adams and Crabtree for CMC. Half PPR, what u think?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      @Justin: pass. Keeping CMC

  35. Jimmy Jack James says:
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    MB, thanks for all the content.

    Due to a bye week pinch, I have to drop one of my bench WRs – 12 team half PPR – who do you pull the plug on:

    Stills
    Hogan
    Cole

    Thanks!

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