Here are the week 1 rankings for the backs that run.  We have a couple injury concerns in Knowshon Moreno and Beanie Wells that will effect these rankings as news comes out, so keep an eye on them.

I really like a lot of these matchups this week so putting the rankings together was tough (blood was sweat, sweat was blood).  Cases can be made for some backs to be moved ahead of others and vice versa, and I could make those cases! But on the close calls I just had my gut to go with, and it is substantial.  Love my IPA.

Joseph Addai has been all over this list.  Matt Forte, the back we love to hate, has probably the best matchup of the week.  Last season, during his horrid suckfest, he still managed to get into the endzone against the Browns and Lions of this league.  And when looking at week 1, how can you downgrade Ronnie Brown for the same reasons he is usually downgraded, his injury proneness?  Like I said, there are a lot of decent matchups this week.  We’ll go over some of them in more depth, but here is how I see them stacking up so far —

  1. Chris Johnson vs. OAK
  2. Adrian Peterson @NO
  3. Frank Gore @SEA
  4. Maurice Jones-Drew vs. DEN
  5. Steven Jackson vs. ARI
  6. Ray Rice @NYJ
  7. Ryan Mathews @KC
  8. Rashard Mendenhall vs. ATL
  9. Jamaal Charles vs. SD
  10. DeAngelo Williams @NYG
  11. Arian Foster vs. IND
  12. Jahvid Best @CHI
  13. Ryan Grant @PHI
  14. Michael Turner @PIT
  15. Ronnie Brown @BUF
  16. Matt Forte vs. DET
  17. Cedric Benson @NE
  18. Tim Hightower @STL
  19. Shonn Greene vs. BAL
  20. Joseph Addai @HOU
  21. Knowshon Moreno @JAX
  22. Jerome Harrison vs. @TB
  23. C.J. Spiller vs. MIA
  24. Pierre Thomas vs. MIN
  25. Lesean McCoy vs. GB
  26. Ahmad Bradshaw vs.CAR
  27. Caddilac Williams vs. CLE
  28. Darren McFadden  @TEN
  29. Jonathan Stewart @NYG
  30. Felix Jones @WAS
  31. Clinton Portis vs. DAL
  32. Marion Barber @WAS
  33. Justin Forsett vs. SF
  34. Ricky Williams @BUF
  35. Brandon Jacobs vs. CAR
  36. Fred Taylor vs. CIN
  37. Reggie Bush vs. MIN
  38. Chester Taylor vs. DET
  39. Darren Sproles @KC
  40. Donald Brown @HOU
  41. Thomas Jones vs. SD
  42. Willis McGahee @NYJ
  43. Ladainian Tomlinson vs. BAL
  44. Correll Buckhalter @JAX
  45. Leon Washington vs. SF
  46. Kareem Huggins vs.CLE
  47. Fred Jackson vs. MIA
  48. Peyton Hillis @TB
  49. Sammy Morris vs. CIN
  50. Kevin Faulk vs. CIN
  51. Isaac Redman vs. ATL
  52. Marshawn Lynch vs. MIA
  53. Chris Wells @STL

  1. Derrick says:
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    Care to comment on my team?

    12-team PPR (0.7) QB, 2RB’s,2WR’s, Flex, TE, D and K. Everything else is standard. I had the 8th pick.

    1) Andre Johnson, WR
    2) Reggie Wayne, WR
    3) Pierre Thomas, RB
    4) Jahvid Best, RB
    5) Ahmad Bradshaw, RB
    6) Michael Crabtree, WR
    7) Kevin Kolb, QB
    8) Darren McFadden, RB
    9) Zach Miller, TE
    10) Carson Palmer, QB
    11) Tim Hightower, RB
    12) Jabar Gaffney, WR
    13) Devin Hester, WR
    14) Mike Thomas, WR
    15) Javon Ringer, RB
    16) Giants, D
    17) Ryan Succop, K

    Thoughts?

  2. Broadstreetbrawler says:
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    1PPR league, need to start 2, Felix Jones, Jamaal Charles, McCoy, Shonn Greene. I’m thinking Mccoy and JC superstar, whats your gut?

  3. Isles Guru says:
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    Hey Doc, Why are you so down on Stewart this week?

  4. Matt B says:
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    Are these rankings for non-PPR?

  5. Dad says:
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    Nice list Doc. I drafted a little while back and waivers are tomorrow. Drop any of my current squad for the fellas below or stay as-is (non-keeper, non-ppr)?

    QB – Kevin Kolb (6th – pick 64)
    RB – Steven Jackson (2nd – pick 16)
    RB – Beanie Wells (4th – pick 40)
    WR – Andre Johnson (1st – pick 9)
    WR – DeSean Jackson (3rd – pick 33)
    RB/WR – Michael Crabtree (5th – pick 57)
    TE – Owen Daniels (8th – pick 88)
    DEF – Philly Eagles (11th – pick 129)
    K – Nate Kaeding (13th – pick 153)

    Bench
    RB – Ricky Williams (7th – pick 81)
    RB – Justin Forsett (9th – pick 105)
    RB – Marshawn Lynch (14th – pick 160)
    WR – Derek Mason (10th – pick 112)
    WR – Devin Hester (12th – pick 136)
    QB – Sam Bradford (15th – pick 177)

    FA’s: Dexter McCluster, Mike Williams (TB), Mike Williams (SEA), Crayton, Naanee, Derek Anderson, Orton, Devery Henderson, Camarillo, James Jones

    Also, would you put either Forsett or Sticky Ricky in place of Crabtree for week 1?

  6. Giacomo says:
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    0.5 PPR league – does this mean you think Addai is a better start than McCoy?

  7. Art Vandelay says:
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    What do you think of this team? 12 team league, standard scoring. I drafted in the 10 slot, which was less than ideal.

    QB – Romo (4th)
    RB – Mendenhall (2nd)
    RB – Moreno (3rd)
    WR – R. Moss (1st)
    WR – Nicks (6th)
    RB/WR – Bradshaw (5th)
    TE – Zach Miller (9th)
    K – Hartley (14th)
    D – Saints (13th)
    BN – McFadden (7th)
    BN – Hightower (10th)
    BN – Meachem (8th)
    BN – Jacoby Jones (11th)
    BN – Carson Palmer (12th)

  8. Doc

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    @Derrick: That looks like a strategy I’ve used in PPR this season and it looks like it worked out for you pretty well.

    @Broadstreetbrawler: In PPR I can see going that way. JC for sure. It’s really a toss up between Felix and McCoy, but McCoy has the job more in hand.

    @Dad: I’d drop Bradford for Orton. I’d hold for now on the rest. There are some decent guys there, but no clear cut upgrades right now. I want to see how Hester does and if Lynch gets any time.

    @Giacomo: Yeah. GB’s defense was very stout against the run and Addai has a better shot around the goal line.

  9. Doc

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    @Isles Guru: He hasn’t practiced much. Just want to make sure he’s in game shape.

    @Art Vandelay: As long as Moreno recovers from his injury well I think you are in the hunt!

  10. Giacomo says:
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    As a follow-up then, you wouldn’t start McCoy over Jennings, Megatron, or Miles Austin this week would you?

  11. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Giacomo: No

  12. Plainville says:
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    Titans or Broncos D/ST in Week 1?

  13. Howbone says:
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    Anyone have any auction openings for tonight? If not, do any sites run $ auction leagues? Thanks

  14. Plainville says:
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    or Miami?

  15. Rookie Season says:
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    16-team, 0.5PPR, non-keep (I had the 14th pick.)
    QB Tony Romo
    WR Reggie Wayne
    WR Derrick Mason
    RB Joseph Addai
    TE Vernon Davis
    W/R/T Knowshon Moreno
    BN Roy Williams
    BN Ricky Williams
    BN Santonio Holmes
    BN Sam Bradford
    BN Tashard Choice
    K Garrett Hartley
    DEF Giants
    D Adrian Wilson
    D Brian Dawkins
    D Bernard Pollard
    For Week 1, I’m having trouble with the W/R/T spot. Should I put in Roy Williams (for the QB-WR combo), Ricky Williams or Knowshon Moreno? Or sub out Derrick Mason for Roy Williams? Should I drop Bradford for Moore, Campbell, Freeman, Delhomme? Anything I need to do? Another TE? Man, I’m clueless. Thanks in advance, Doc!

  16. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Plainville: Going with Miami

  17. sal says:
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    @Doc: Whats the latest on the DAL rb situation?

    I have both Jones and Barber. In PPR I was planning on going Jones this week. Are either Knox, Jacoby Jones or MB3 worth starting over Felix this week?

  18. Doc

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    @sal: Jones in PPR. They will split carries, but if Jones stays healthy he should be the main guy while Barber gets gl looks.

  19. Eric H. says:
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    Just drafted yesterday and wanted to get thoughts on my squad (12-team PPR league)…

    QB – Aaron Rodgers
    RB – Frank Gore
    RB – Jamaal Charles
    WR – Michael Crabtree
    WR – Hakeem Nicks
    RB/WR – Jeremy Maclin
    TE – Zach Miller

    WR – Mike Wallace
    WR – Devin Hester
    WR – Mike Thomas
    RB – Darren McFadden
    RB – Tashard Choice
    RB – Fred Jackson
    RB – Mike Bell
    RB – Anthony Dixon

  20. Doc

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    @Rookie Season: I’d pencil in Moreno. If it looks like he’ll be questionable, then I’ go with Ricky. I’d hold onto Bradford as long as you have Romo as your starter. I’d stick with Mason for now.

    Good luck!

  21. Doc

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    @Eric H.: Nice! No real holes. WR could be a little weak, but I like both your starters to step up this year and of course ARodg and Gore are solid. And my man JC of course!

  22. Isles Guru says:
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    Big question, Doc! Keeper League trade in the works (PPR):

    Crabtree ($5) or Nicks ($3) and MSW ($2)???

    I am already loaded with Marshall, Smith (Car), VJax, Rice, and Brit.

  23. Doc

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    @Isles Guru: I like the Nicks/MSW side barely. I think Nicks upside is as high as Crabtree’s and then add a #2/3 receiver in MSW who is an upgrade over Britt and Rice/VJax short term of course.

  24. Principal Blackman says:
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    Nice list, Sir. I’d like your opinion on something. I just drafted my first IDP league. 12 teams. Non-ppr. start 2 RBs, 4 WRs, 2 flex (W/R & W/T). I drafted 8th overall. The first defender went off the board in Round 5 (Jared Allen) but it wasn’t until Rounds 7-10 that people started drafting them in earnest (14 of 48 picks in those rounds were defenders). I saw people passing on offensive players as something of a gift horse, so I decided to completely fill out my offensive starters and bench players before going for defensive players. What do you think?

    (8) Steven Jackson
    (17) Reggie Wayne
    (32) Jamaal Charles
    (41) Hakeem Nicks
    (56) Arian Foster
    (65) Percy Harvin
    (80) Mike Wallace
    (89) Matt Ryan
    (104) Ben Roethlisberger
    (113) Owen Daniels
    (128) Jabar Gaffney
    (137) Donald Brown
    (152) James Jones
    (161) Bernard Berrian
    (176) Chris Cooley
    (185) Matt Prater
    (200) Brandon Flowers
    (209) Champ Bailey
    (224) Jay Ratliff
    (233) Captain Munnerlyn
    (248) Rolando McClain
    (257) Kroy Biermann
    (272) Curtis Lofton
    (281) Richard Seymour
    (296) Geno Hayes
    (305) Terrell Thomas
    (320) Kendall Langford
    (329) Larry Johnson

    Are any of these defenders worth grabbing off of waivers?
    Mike Jenkins, Aqib Talib, Antonio Cromartie, Richard Marshall, Everette Brown, Kevin Williams, Jonathan Babineaux, D’Qwell Jackson, James Laurinaitis

  25. Doc

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    @Principal Blackman: Jackson has a ton of upside if he comes out of his injury ok.

    Looks pretty good to me. It’s always good to wait on D as long as the scoring is crazily offset toward them. Not being on top of IDP like I am offensive players I try to work the waiver wire heavy. You can find decent players and don’t be afraid to drop middle of the road guys.

  26. Ben says:
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    Pierre Thomas 24th? Did you not watch the playoff game between these two teams? On your list I’d probably slot him in at 11.

  27. herschel says:
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    @Doc: PPR league. Ricky Williams or McFadden at flex?

    Thanks!

  28. stumanji says:
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    Somebody in my league just dropped Zach Miller (OAK, not JAX). I have Celek, but should I try to grab him for any other these guys that are riding my bench: McCluster, Naanee, Demaryius Thomas, Britt, Dixon (Gore handcuff)? I wanted to hold on to some upside WRs since my current WR2 is Jacoby Jones (yikes!).

    Thanks.

  29. TheRealTaz says:
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    Hey Doc, at flex this week do you take Ahmad Bradshaw or Dwayne Bowe? (And judging by your rankings, I assume it’s Ryan Grant over Jerome Harrison.)

    Thanks.

  30. hacienda says:
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    @Doc: Somebody just dropped V. Jackson in my PPR league. Would you pick him up? Who would you drop? Also, Gaffney or Floyd at WR3 this week in PPR? Here’s my team:

    QB: Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford
    RB: Jamaal Charles, Ahmad Bradshaw, Leon Washington, Fred Jackson, Chester Taylor
    WR: Andre Johnson, Marques Colston, Malcom Floyd, Laurent Robinson, Jabar Gaffney, Legedu Naanee, James Jones
    PK: David Akers
    TD: Dallas Cowboys

    PS – Thanks for all of the drafting advice. I’m pretty happy with my team.

  31. Hugh says:
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    In Non-PPR which RB do you think will have more fantasy value this season:

    Larry Johnson
    Peyton Hillis
    Isaac Redman
    Fred Taylor

  32. Doc

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    @Ben: Yeah, lots of good matchups in the middle there. Just love Minny’s rush D.

    @herschel: Tough. Love McFad’s upside in PPR. Ricky is more reliable. I’m going with McFadden with Bush out.

  33. Trevor

    Trevor says:
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    Week 1: who to start..

    Owen Daniels or Jermaine Gresham?

  34. mookiemookie says:
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    Shonn Greene @ 18 seems a bit high to me. BAL allowed 3rd least points to opponent RBs in 09.

  35. Hugh says:
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    Doc,

    Tony Gonzalez, Zach Miller, or Mike Williams (SEA)?

    Can only get 1, league starts no TE’s, they play as WR or FLEX

    thanks

    Hugh

  36. Doc

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    @stumanji: Yeah, I think you have to grab him. I’d drop DT for now.

    @TheRealTaz: I’d go with Bradshaw and Grant.

    @Matt B: Yes, non-ppr

    @hacienda: There still is some hope for VJax so I could see grabbing him. It will be hard not to want to drop him at some point though.

  37. Doc

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    @Hugh: That’s a tough call. I just don’t see Portis staying healthy so IF LJ can not suck, I’d go with him.

    @Trevor: As long as the news stays the same on Daniels (snap count) I’d go Gresham.

    @Hugh: I love Miller, so that’s tough for me. Gonzo is safer, but I’m going with Miller.

  38. Giacomo says:
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    @Doc: Thanks for all your help!

    What about John Carlson or Owen Daniels? Could pick up Shockey too instead of Carlson if that is a better option.

  39. Derrick says:
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    Thanks Doc.

    Another question for ya…

    With my team that is listed above I am pretty good at WR with Wayne, AJ and Crabtree….I was just offered Crabtree and Kolb for Brees. I have to do that, right?

  40. Derrick says:
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    I will be getting Brees.

  41. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Giacomo: I would probably go with Carlson unless it looks like Daniels will play the whole game.

  42. Matt Leinart says:
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    Hey Doc,

    My WRs in a .5 PPR league are Megatron, Marshall, Wallace, Jacoby Jones and McCluster. We start 3. I took a flier on the last 2 guys because I thought they had the best chance of breaking out of the names left on the board. Now I’m wondering if i should drop Jones or McCluster in favor of Cribbs, MWilliams (TB) or Burleson. Those 3 seem like they might be more consistent, which would make them more viable as bye week replacements. Thoughts?

  43. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Derrick: I think it’s worth it. You will have a pretty big downgrade at #3 WR, but the consistency and production from Brees is better.

  44. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Matt Leinart: Hey Matt! Good to see you’ve found fantasy football to fall back on.

    @Matt Leinart: Unless you get points for return yards I would drop McCluster for Williams.

  45. Derrick says:
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    Well, he either wants Crabtree or Bradshaw. Would it be better to ship him Bradshaw with Kolb instead? Which one is better for the flex spot, in your opinion.

  46. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Derrick: Hmm, Bradshaw has more injury concerns, but more upside. They are pretty even in my mind. I would trade Crabtree.

  47. Zobmie says:
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    Hey, Doc. Curious what you think of my team in this 10 team, PPR, 2 starting QB League. Drafting out of the 5 slot. I reached a bit on Kolb but QB’s were coming off the board quickly…
    1. (5) Andre Johnson (Hou – WR)
    2. (16) Jamaal Charles (KC – RB)
    3. (25) Rashard Mendenhall (Pit – RB)
    4. (36) Kevin Kolb (Phi – QB)
    5. (45) Wes Welker (NE – WR)
    6. (56) LeSean McCoy (Phi – RB)
    7. (65) Zach Miller (Oak – TE)
    8. (76) Jeremy Maclin (Phi – WR)
    9. (85) David Garrard (Jac – QB)
    10. (96) Lee Evans (Buf – WR)
    11. (105) Jabar Gaffney (Den – WR)
    12. (116) Darren McFadden (Oak – RB)
    13. (125) Jason Campbell (Oak – QB)
    14. (136) Devin Hester (Chi – WR)
    15. (145) Leon Washington (Sea – RB)
    16. (156) Donald Brown (Ind – RB)
    17. (165) Mike Thomas (Jac – WR)
    18. (176) Chicago (Chi – DEF)
    19. (185) Robbie Gould (Chi – K)

  48. Doc

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    @Zobmie: I really like your starters. I am worried about Garrard as your 2nd QB. I would have liked someone with more upside earlier. AJ/JC/McCoy/Mendy are going to be a nice PPR core. Hopefully Campbell can play well too.

  49. The Vaporizers says:
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    Doc, who you like better as a backup quarterback to Favre?

    McNabb or Roethlisraper?

  50. Jeff says:
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    Forsett or Jacobs for my flex spot?

    Garcon or Breaston for my #3 WR?

    (TD = 6pts, 20 yds rushing or 20 yds receiving = 1 pt)

  51. Doc

    Doc says:
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    @Jeff: In PPR I’m going with Forsett. And Garcon.

  52. genghis chone says:
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    I managed to get Roethlisberger into my IR slot while he was still listed as “out” on ESPN but now that he’s listed as “suspended,” I can’t make any roster moves without moving him out of the IR slot. Is it worth dropping Danny Amendola and Tashard Choice to grab Rashad Jennings? PPR, 25 points per return yard league. Thank you!

  53. genghis chone says:
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    RB’s right now are Charles, Forte, Best, Washington and Choice, while I’ve got AJ, Harvin, Nicks, Knox, Gaffney, McCluster and Amendola at WR.

  54. Doc

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    @genghis chone: I’d hate to drop Amendola in that kind of league. You’ll need to get that figured out at some point anyway. Do you think he would get back to you if you dropped him? I could see dropping Choice for Jennings with all the rumors about MJD’s knee.

  55. Doc

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    @genghis chone: With Arenas getting the kick and punt return duties it might be better to drop McCluster. He’s really talented, but I don’t see how he’ll get enough work early in the season at least.

  56. Mike says:
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    10 team PPR league, we start 3 RB. Who is a better choice for my 3rd RB spot: Jacobs or L. Washington?

    Thanks Doc!

  57. Derrick says:
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    Guy backed out of my deal for Brees at the last second. He offered me the trade!

    Oh well…thoughts on me sending Crabtree and Bradshaw for Jamal Charles and Massaquoi?

    Thanks.

  58. Doc

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    @Mike: Hmm, gotta go Jacobs. Safer.

    @Derrick: Nah, I love JC, but you need a better player than Mass.

  59. Calogero says:
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    Hey Doc, in a 12-team standard scoring league would you trade Shonn Greene for Miles Austin and Ricky Williams?

    My WR are Wallace, Knox and Mason (plus L. Robinson)
    My RB are Greene, DeAngelo, Forte and Hightower (with several fliers like B. Scott, T. Choice, B. Jackson).

    I probably need help at WR, but is this a good deal for me or should I instead try to deal off Hightower for a WR3-type and play matchups?

  60. DonSlaughtOnslaught says:
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    Two different leagues:

    League one (.5 PPR): Currently going with Bradshaw over Felix and Caddy at RB2. Agree?

    League two (.5 PPR): Celek or Felix at flex? I know GB’s D is sound, but I seem to remember them struggling against TEs last year.

  61. Doc

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    @Calogero: Man, that one is tough. I don’t trust Forte in non-ppr and Ricky is a RB3, but you do need a #1 WR. Who else do they have at RB other than Ricky?

  62. dja says:
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    I have to pick up a kicker and defense for the week yet.
    which 2 would you drop:

    jason campbell (cutler is starter)
    starting wr’s are colston and jennings
    rb’s are beanie, deangelo and arian

    mcfadden
    leon washington
    breaston
    huggins
    fred jackson
    jacoby jones
    cadillac

  63. Doc

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    @DonSlaughtOnslaught: Was just checking that. They actually had a good D vs. TEs according to Football Outsiders, but the numbers were more middle of the road. Yeah, I’m going Bradshaw.

  64. Doc

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    @dja: Unless you are in a return yardage league I’d go with Washington/Breaston

  65. dja says:
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    also,
    in a 3wr league, which 2 would you start as wr2 and wr3 (wayne is my wr1)

    mike wallace/breaston/gaffney/massaquoi

    i’m leaning toward wallace/gaffney

  66. Doc

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    @dja: Yeah, that’s what I would do.

  67. Calogero says:
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    CJ (obviously off-limits), Felix Jones, LJ, Sammy Morris and Julius Jones (who I’m sure he’ll drop soon)

    I think Felix would be too expensive for my tastes. While I don’t love Ricky, I think he’s useful and I’d pick my flex from him, Knox and whatever of my bench guys has a good matchup or fills in for an injured starter. Of course I’d probably have to drop Choice, BJax or Laurent as part of the deal.

    I guess the real question would come down to what combination is better: Greene and Knox OR Austin and Ricky/Knox/Whoever?

    There’s also the fact that I have no WR depth and a ton of RB depth. I’d expect at least one of my fliers to get an expanded role and become a viable RB2 at some point, while I really have no alternative to Wallace and Knox. Of course this could be addressed by trading Hightower for a Floyd/S. Moss/Garcon type though I’d still be missing a WR1.

    Any more clarification?

  68. Doc

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    @Calogero: Lots of variables there. I think you should stick with Greene. Austin has quite a bit of competition there. If it were PPR I’d say Austin, but since it’s not I like Greene’s upside a lot.

  69. genghis chone says:
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    @Doc: Yeah… Man, I even named my team the McClusterbombs. That seems like the right call though.

  70. Doc

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    @genghis chone: Hah! If they suck you could name them the McClusterfucks.

  71. Hugh says:
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    Doc,

    1 last question to sum up my other 2:

    As Flex (most fantasy points this season): Larry Johnson or Zach Miller ??

    Thanks

    Hugh

  72. Doc

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    @Hugh: ZM is the much safer play.

  73. swingkungfu says:
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    i’ve got ray rice, JC and shonn greene sitting as my starters at RB, with arian foster on the bench. i’m as high on JC as you, but ESPN is ranking him to be the lowest of my RB’s, with foster doubling his projections. now, master kenobi taught me not to let emotions cloud my judgment, and i see you have JC and foster ranked higher than greene. what’s the play here?

    my receiving core is AJ, boldin and crabtree with maclin and dez on the bench. is it really worth switching out boldin or crabtree for dez?

  74. swingkungfu says:
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    that’s in a non-ppr league, btw.

  75. Doc

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    @swingkungfu: The Ravens are hell on RBs. If Greene got more work in the passing game I could see ranking him higher, but since he doesn’t I like Foster over him.

    With Revis probably on Boldin I would play Crabtree over him.

  76. cards4ever says:
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    This is my first time at Fantasy football.

    I would like to know if I should drop Moreno for Ronnie Brown. I did some analysis and it looks like Brown fits in well with my other RBs. I would like to have a second opinion. Thanks in advance

    RB roster:
    Rashard Mendenhall
    Ryan Grant

    Cedric Benson
    Knowshon Moreno

  77. Rob says:
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    Doc-

    Harrison or Ricky Williams (standard)?

  78. snake says:
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    whats happening doc

    i have two questions for you

    1. i have piere thomas vs vikings tonight and jerome harrison vs tampa in a ppr league who to start ??

    2. also i have marion the barbarian jabar gafney who do i start

  79. Doc

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    @cards4ever: That’s tough. Brown’s injury risk makes me stay stick with Moreno.

    @Rob: Harrison.

    @snake: I like Harrison and barber.

  80. Dakota says:
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    Any thoughts on moving Wells down the board? Doesn’t look particularly bad for him, but it’s tough to tell. Uncertainty is never a good thing.

  81. Jesse says:
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    Doc, two sit/start questions. First, I’ve got a .5 ppr 10 man league. A. Rodgers at qb, K. Orton backup. RB’s- Deangelo Williams, J. Best, T. Hightower, F. Jones, J. Harrison and J. Forsett, and Don Brown. WR’s- G. Jennings, M. Colston, H. Ward, T.O., A. Collie. Rounding out my sqare Mason Crosb, K, and Steelers D. 2wr and 2 wr/rb. I’m Def. Starting D. Will and J Best, and wr of course G Jennings and M Colston. But who to FLEX? Ward, T.O., or Harrison/F.jones? I’m leaning towards hightower and ward…

  82. Jesse says:
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    *squad. oops i typoed

  83. Jesse says:
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    Also one more question… 14 man league 1 pt ppr, qb,wr,wr,rb,rb,te,k,D but only one flex and it’s qb/rb/wr/te ( I know weird, right?) Team is QB: T. Romo, D. Garrard WR: Randy Moss, Reggie Wayne, Lee Evans,TJ Houshmanzadeh, Mike Williams(TB), and Julian Edelman. RB: Moreno, Reggie Bush, Chester Taylor, and Don Brown. TE: jason Witten. K: Neil Rackers. Def: Broncos Im def starting reggie wayne and moss and romo/witten, but the rbs are murky. If morenos healthy i will start him, but hes nicked up. But what about reggie bush/taylor? bush is vs min, good d, but taylor is vs det, who sucks. Also I was thinking of flexing D garrard or do you like a FA QB pickup better (M Moore, Campbell, Freeman, Delhomme, T Edwards,)? Catch is you are penalized -2 for INT and -1 for sacks taken. Also scoring is 4 pts for passing td/ 1 pts every 25 yards passing. Also it’s 6 pts for rush td /rec td and 1 pts per every 10 rush/rec yards. I’m torn doc… P.S. Do i trade for RB since Im so loaded at WR? Also waiver list includes: V Jackson, B Scott, R Jennings, F Taylor, G Camarillo, Shockey, F Davis, K Boss. Any of those schmoes worth picking up? Sorry for the novel.

  84. Doc

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    @Dakota: I’m holding off on making a judgement for now.

    @Jesse: if Wells is hurt I like hightower/Harrison

  85. Zeke says:
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    .5 ppr. Trying to decide between j Charles, forte, tomlinson, best, or, beanie. I know wells is kinda hurt so I ruled him out.

  86. Jesse says:
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    Thanks for the info! Regarding the 14 man ppr, who do i flex (pick 2) ?? Garrard, C Taylor, or go with a wr Lee Evans, Housh, or M WIlliams(TB)? I’m leaning towards evans but taylor has a juicy matchup with the DET kittens. I love this site and great advice! I’m sure it will pay off down the road. P.S. Tombstone was the shiznit!

  87. Doc

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    @Zeke: I like Best and Charles. I’m going Charles.

    @Jesse: Thanks! Taylor/Garrard

  88. Don says:
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    Kinda complicated question

    10 team PPR league

    Rb1- Ray Rice
    Rb2-

    WR/RB Flex-

    WR/TE-Miles Austin
    WR/TE-Desean Jackson
    WR/Te-

    The options to fill these slots are as follows

    Rb- Knowshon Moreno
    Rb- Jonathon Stewart
    Rb- Ricky Williams
    WR/TE- Wes Welker
    WR/TE- Tony Gonzalez
    WR/TE- Kellen Winslow
    WR/TE- Jacoby Jones (just throwin it out there)

    Please fill in my roster(don’t be afraid to move a starter to flex spot).

    I am completely stumped as to what to do, sorry for the long question.

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