I woke up this morning with a pain in my heart. I couldn’t quite place what caused it, but it was there. So instead of indulging this pain by calling out sick, and moping around the house all day in those super comfy plaid fleece pants, I decided to go to work and go about my day as if the pain wasn’t there. But it was there, oh it was there. I was just in denial, I knew what the pain was, and I knew what caused it. But I was holding out hope that maybe, just maybe, it wasn’t as bad as I thought. But there I was, 1:30 pm EST in the front conference room at the office in a meeting with clients. My phone buzzed, and when I peered down at my screen it was just as I had feared “Dion Lewis out for season with ACL tear”. At that moment, I let out a primal scream that could only be matched by the sound of my mighty swinging scrotum pounding the inner-thighs of Tehol’s wiz. This is my fate for making light of all you Charles, Bell, and Foster owners in past weeks. In one awkward step a dream was lost, and a little piece of me died. I stand before you jaded and less innocent to life’s unfair twists, than I did a week ago. Now, as we always do, we pickup the pieces, recollect, and hit the wire…

 

**Dion Lewis Out For The Season, They Killed Bae Spectacular**

Brandon Bolden (Yahoo 4% – ESPN .4%) – Welp he came into the game and caught a touchdown pass after my world came crashing down. The word on the street amongst an internet full of fantasy “experts” is he’s the second add and not the first. I’m not so sure if that’s necessarily the case. Anyone that can tell you that either Bolden or White will unequivocally be the go to guy in the passing game, is as my Nana used to say “Full of cow pies and bullshizz”. Yes redundant on my Nana’s part but nevertheless true. No one knows not even Bill at this point. My guess is one guy gets first look, and he either fumbles the job away or runs with it. The one hurdle in Bolden’s way is his value on special teams. He’s an important player in that phase of the game and it could be the reason White gets first crack. The big plus on Bolden’s side is his familiarity with the system, and most importantly Brady.

James White (Yahoo 5% – ESPN 1.7%) – Or as I like to call him ECCM. What does the acronym stand for? Why East Coast Christine Michael of course. He’s been so hyped with so little to show for it, I have a tough time buying in. Don’t forget I’m the resident Patriots fan here at Razzball, and if there’s one things I’ve learned during Belchick’s tenure it’s this, being inactive and not playing almost ever is a bad sign. With that said White has the closest skill set to Lewis. He’s fast, allusive, and on the smallish side. Many believed he was the heir apparent to the Faulk/Woodhead/Veeren throne coming into the seaosn, but it was for naught. So that begs the question, “Would White be my first add?” Probably, but only because he’s the hotter commodity at the moment, and has the higher upside. As a Lewis owner I’m adding both though.

Jonas Gray (Yahoo 2% – ESPN 2.3%) – Was released by the Dolphins. Hey it worked in one game last year….. But ended really badly.

 

Quarterbacks

Landry Jones (Yahoo 1% – ESPN .8%) – So guess what? Ben Roethlisberger is hurt again, and he’s going to miss some time. This means Landry Jones will be throwing the ball to a now hot Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant. I’m not sure what to make of Landry, mostly because he’s looked good coming into games for Big Ben, but was awful against Kansas City. He’s worth an add in deeper leagues (16 team +) and two QB leagues.

Kirk Cousins (Yahoo 10% – ESPN 8.8%) – Have you watched the Saints defense of late? It can only be described as “gate-like”. Cousins is no pro-bowler but he should put up some decent numbers against an absolute trash pile of a defensive unit. Ownership is low so he can be had. You like that?

 

Running Back

Karlos Williams (Yahoo 38% – ESPN 41.5%) – If Karlos is available in any of your leagues, add him. LeSean McCoy left early with a shoulder injury and his week 10 status is in doubt. All Williams does is score touchdowns and make plays. I view this situation as a committee going forward regardless of LeSean being active next week or not. Williams is at worst a flex play in 12 team leagues.

James Starks (Yahoo 41% – ESPN 40.5%) – Can we officially say it’s Starks’ job now? Eddie Lacy is more or less a tackling dummy in a uniform. If you spent a high pick on Lacy, my apologies, but look at it this way, at least you could have traded him to someone dumb a few weeks ago. If you didn’t, that’s on you. Add Starks if he’s available.

Shaun Draughn (Yahoo 2%- ESPN 3.4%) – Got 20 touches in the week 9 victory over the Falcons. The Niners have the bye in week 10, and Carlos Hyde is due back, so I wouldn’t read too much into it. Stay up to date on any developing stories regarding Hyde, because if he’s out longer than expected Draughn could be an okay flex play. Not worth burning waiver position on IMO.

 

Wide Receiver

Wes Welker (Yahoo 4%- ESPN .2%) – Good. Luck. With. That. I’ll just let you add him, and wish you the best. Not worth a waiver claim.

Cole Beasley (Yahoo 4% – ESPN 3.1%) – Whether you’re familiar with #colefacts or just have a thing for white slot receivers, you probably have heard of Beasley in one way, shape, or form. After seeing one target in week 8 against Seattle, Beasley saw 11 targets and hauled in 9 of them for 112 yards and two TDs. I wouldn’t add Beasley and expect fireworks. It was probably a one week thing.

 

Tight End

Richard Rodgers (Yahoo 24% – ESPN 29.7%) – We’ve talked about Rodgers in this space before, and quite frankly his value is 100% touchdown dependent. Why do I say that? Because he managed to catch 5 passes for 19 yards with two scores on Sunday. Seriously 5 catches…..19 yards. Rodgers did see 9 targets though. Who knows maybe if he hauls in all 9 next week he could break the 50 yard mark! Something he hasn’t done all season.

 

 

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  1. William Hung says:
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    If Starks does indeed take over for Lacy, is he a better player than Jeremy Hill? Patience is wearing thin on him and thinking of adding Starks for Hill

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @William Hung: After watching the two it looks to me like Starks is the guy. I’d play Starks over Hill depending on matchup.

      • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: not if they were playing in the same system, with same amount of carries. Hill’s much better actually. I realize neither gets to realize my vacuum dream here but when somebody says “better player” that leads to those type of thoughts.

        My Hill vs Starks vacuum dream does NOT resemble this one:

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LZXXdyMC2Y

        • Ralph Lifshitz

          Ralph Lifshitz says:
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          @Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey: I meant Starks over Lacy. Should have clarified. Jill’s a better player but his situation sucks

  2. Fella says:
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    Kirk Cousins over Jay Cutler this week? Cutler looks much improved…

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Fella: While I agree that Cutler looks much improved, it was against the Chargers, and the Rams D is no joke. I like Cousins this week. That Saints D is the gift that keeps giving.

  3. dom says:
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    should my waiver priority be Karlos or Starks?

    • dom says:
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      @dom: PPR

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @dom: I’d go Starks, it’s really close though.

  4. Todd says:
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    Howdy man!

    .5 ppr, Gates has a bye. I have Vernon Davis on the bench. Keep & start Vernon who faces chiefs in Denver.

    Or, drop Vernon Davis for one of these TEs for this week:

    Eric Ebron: @ GB

    Crockett Gilmore: vs Jaguars

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Todd: I want to believe in Vernon but Owen Daniels looked okay, and maybe he’s further away than I thought. I say grab Ebron, he’s got more upside anyway.

  5. Scott says:
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    If Kirk Cousins, then Jamison Crowder?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Scott: That’s a off the radar play. Sounds like a good long shot in dfs. If you’re league is deep enough and you need a hail mary sure.

  6. Scott says:
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    Bortles or Flacco this week?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Scott: I like Bortles

  7. ujoh says:
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    Freakin Dion Lewis, ruining my championship aspirations. Good thing I’m still in first. For now.

    Let’s talk next season though. I picked up Lewis off waivers this year, which means he’ll cost $15 next season out of a $200 budget. That’s cheap. Very. Especially in a half PPR.

    In my league I can only keep 1 player. My best keeper option besides Lewis is OBJ at $30 (also really cheap …. top WRs go for over $50).

    Is it worth keeping Lewis around for next year (in case OBJ tears his achilles or something … or even if not, Lewis might have better value) or should I drop him? I want to win this year, and that’s the main thing, but that will be tougher with a lost bench spot. I have Matt Forte in my IR spot so I can’t use that.

    The question (finally) – assuming he’s healthy, where does Lewis find himself in RB ranks next year? Top 10? Top 5?? The guy was killer this year when he played and I don’t see the Pats giving up on that next year…

    Can I have my cake and eat it too?? I would otherwise drop Jerick McKinnon (insurance to my top RB in Peterson …. and insurance is clearly important this season with everyone going down).

    I think I know the answer (drop Lewis), but I’d still like to hear your opinion on it.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @ujoh: yeah I think you need to keep OBJ, he’s amazing and that price s great.

      This is Lewis’ problem he’s not durable enough. I wouldn’t bank on him. He’s probably 15 or so in PPR leagues. I’m not sure you can bank on him replicating this.

  8. Mex says:
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    Kinda of a left-field question, but would you trade Hopkins for Lamar Miller in a 12 team standard scoring keeper league where they are both really cheap and about equal in price? I have Brown, Odell, Hopkins, Jordan Matthews, and Kevin White for next year. McCoy, Jeremy Hill, and some fliers are my RBs which is where I am weakest (my best backup is Christine Michael). Normally I wouldn’t entertain trading one of my 4 young WRs for Miller, but I’m in first and have a legit shot to win this year. I know Miller is on a contract year so he is most likely going to finish strong, but is he worth it for future seasons? I was also looking at sending Antonio Brown for Gurley but I don’t think the owner will move him. Should I hold strong with Mccoy and Hill or try to move someone?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Mex: I think you should make the deal with depth like that at WR. Try the Brown for Gurley trade first though.

  9. Samsonpete says:
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    Well I lost Bell last week (was able to pick up Williams so it all worked out). But another heartbreaker this week with the loss of Lewis. Woodhead, Gore, Yeldon, and Stark are still out there. Who would you say is the top guy (or two just in case) to try and pick up?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Samsonpete: Rest of season it’s Gore, Woodhead, Yeldin, the Starks. This week Woodhead is on bye, I’d go Gore then Yeldon

  10. lb. sand says:
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    Small PPR league sitting in 2nd place:
    Would you give L Miller & A Robinson to get D Freeman?
    Starting 2 RB, 3 WR and 2 Flex.
    Other RB’s owned: Forsett, Gore, McFadden, Langford
    Other WR’s owned: Beckham, Cobb, Edelman, Cooks, Moncrief

    Thx

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @lb. sand: No I’d stand pat with Miller and Robinson.

  11. Super Mario says:
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    Hi there,

    .5 ppr, which available Ravens WR are you adding + taking a chance on ? Marlon brown vs. Chris Givens?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Super Mario: Marlon

  12. Wacha wacha says:
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    Do you think Forte could end up splitting carries when he does return? The Bears don’t really have much to gain from playing him.

    Would you trade him for J Stewart, J hill, L McCoy, or G Bernard ?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Wacha wacha: Ugh, that’s a tough call. Langford looked great, but I’m not sure I’m ready to say Forte doesn’t play if he comes back. I wonder if he ends up milking it to stay healthy, but who knows.

      If you’re in the mix I’d explore trading him I’d go after Bernard first, Hill second, Stewart third, and McCoy last.

      All tough situations, who knows with the Bengals from week to week, McCoy just looks hobbled, and Stewart isn’t really reliable.

  13. Scooter G says:
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    How would your rank these waiver wire running backs nonppr ?

    Ryan Matthews, Duke Johnson, J Bell, Bolden, J White,

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Scooter G: Duke, Mathews, Bell, White, Bolden

  14. Sange76 says:
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    2-7. Injuries and high scores but close losses have been excruciating this year.
    Qb cam newton, Winston, Romo ir
    RB j hill rd 7 keeper, r Mathews, j bell, k gaskins, Foster ir, bell ir
    Wr dem Thomas, Hurns, Diggs, cooks, Snead, moncrief, j Nelson ir
    Te d Walker
    K Walsh
    Def Rams, Bengals
    Have an offer of l Murray rd 9 keeper and n Washington for d Thomas and k gaskins. We can add one new keeper a year, Max of three. Would be able to keep l. Murray rd 9 and Nelson rd 13 if I make the deal…id lose rights to hill.
    If I stay pat with Thomas, I’d be able to keep hill rd 7 and Nelson 13. Scoured the league. Top teams are set at wr which is my strength. Murray is best value keeper at RB I found….I know it’s a next year deal but any and all thoughts appreciated. Thanks!

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Sange76: I’d stay with D.T, he’s going to have value going forward. RB’s are tough keepers because things change quick in the halfback world. Look at my “genius” last round keeper in one league…..CJ Anderson

  15. Josh says:
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    10 team Half PPR
    qb- brady
    rb- lamar
    rb- woodhead
    wr- julio
    wr- antonio
    te- gates
    flex- hurns

    bench- J matthews
    bench- delanie
    bench- diggs
    bench- J stewart
    bench- benjamin watson

    Should I send Gates or Delanie and J Matthews for Olsen?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Josh: Sure go for it

      • Josh says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: which combination of them?

        • Ralph Lifshitz

          Ralph Lifshitz says:
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          @Josh: Walker and Stewart

  16. Josh says:
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    * Gates/Delanie and J stewart/ J matthews for olsen

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Josh: see above

  17. Side dish says:
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    In a 12 team, half point per

    I have
    Rb – lacy, Blount, gore, m jones
    Wr – a brown, Cobb, James jones
    Te – eifert and witten
    Qb Bree’s dalton and Russell Wilson

    Would you make any swaps ?
    Free agents are d. Adams , j white, bolden, v jax, Benjamin,

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Side dish: I’d hold

      • Side Dish says:
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        This is a Keep up to 4 , keeper league

        I just received an offer of Mike EVans (receive) and trade away Dalton.

        This would leave me with 3 quality WRs to keep. (We only start 2) I am hoping that lacy bounces back, and would be a keeper for next year.

        Is this trade worth it? I am trying to get the owner to deal Decker for my other bench QB (Wilson)

        • Side dish says:
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          This would leave me with a bye week replacement for Antonio, but would leave me to start Russell Wilson at qb during week 11.

          • Ralph Lifshitz

            Ralph Lifshitz says:
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            @Side dish: Okay then drop Witten for Benjamin and hold off on the Wilson trade

  18. jim says:
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    standard scoring. i have dion lewis. what should my waiver priority be
    options are: joique bell, james white, brandon bolden. thank you!!

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @jim: that order is spot on

  19. Beans says:
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    What’s up man? 2 teams same prob till Romo returns. Team 1 Tannehill one more game or Cousins, McCown, FitzMagic or Landry Jones? Team 2 Stafford one last time or Cousins, Hoyer, Cassel, McCown FitzMagic or Landry Jones? Thanks for your help.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Beans: Cousins for both. I’m all over him in DFS and as a Rivers fill-in for season long

  20. Nick says:
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    Would you take Az defense & Jordan Matthews for my STL defense? 10 team standard scoring & I could use WR help (my drop would be Garcon most likely)

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Nick: For sure

  21. one more time says:
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    TE is the position i need for a title run… who do you think has more upside in 2-3 weeks (dont care about the next 2 weeks) eric ebron or vernon davis?

    i cant stop salivating over the though t of davis once he learns the offnese

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @one more time: It’s probably Ebron. But of its two to three weeks down the road we have the benefit of watching Davis. For now it’s Ebron

  22. L-Boogie says:
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    Yo, just for this week, Cousins or Flacco?

    Thanks

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @L-Boogie: Cousins

  23. Sean Don says:
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    Couple questions for you
    1) In a 12 team 1.5 ppr is james white or dgb a better add for my team? My rbs are gurley, shady, duke, karlos, ryan mathews, and bradshaw. My wrs are julio, hop, alshon, abd snead.
    2) is it worth using my #4 waiver on either. Thx

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Sean Don: White and no it’s not worth it

  24. Woba the hutt says:
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    Thoughts on Danny Amendola getting the Dion Lewis touches? The two games Lewis was out Amendola had 15 catches on 18 targets for 191 and a TD

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Woba the hutt: Lewis only missed one game I’m pretty sure. I do agree the volume could end up elsewhere (Gronk, Lafell, Amendola) predicting what the distribution will be in that offense is tough. Not a bad guess though

      • Woba the hutt says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: He only missed one full game, but was injured early in week 6, so I took that game as well.

        • Ralph Lifshitz

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          @Woba the hutt: Okay makes sense, to give a little context I wouldn’t read into Amendola’s numbers too much in either. Edelman broke his pinkie in the Indy game, and was covered by Revis the following week.

          I agree that it’s worth a flier. Especially against a Giants D that can’t cover, tackle, etc.

  25. I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail says:
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    it’s funny, i have no clue where my leaguemates are getting their advice, but it’s not from any “experts” here or otherwise (unless espn counts, which it doesn’t), i got white in every league i tried, whether for $5 bids (in two spots), or with 9th out of 12, 12th/12 and 16th/20 (even while grabbing ARI D first) waivers. Bolden went for $50/100 in one of those leagues i got White for $5. In that one only a bid of zero was 2nd. clearly the level of intelligence/competitiveness varies in these leagues, but still, i didn’t see that one coming.

  26. OldestCrowe says:
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    14 team standard scoring. I have the option to trade Mark Ingram and one of Jordan Matthews or Jeremey Maclin for Calvin Johnson and one of Doug Martin or Jonathan Stewart. Should I make the trade and which WR do I give up and for which RB?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @OldestCrowe: Don’t do it. I prefer Ingram over the RB’s and don’t think Calvin isn’t that much better than Maclin. I sort of like Jordie Matthews the next few weeks as well.

  27. Joe says:
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    My team in a 10-team PPR league where we play QB-RB-RB-WR-WR-TE-FLEX-DST-K (and I just lost Dion Lewis):

    QB: Fitzmagic, Big Ben
    RB: CJ2K, Starks, M.Jones, Polk
    WR: Julio, Fitzgerald, A-Rob, Landry, J.Matthews
    TE: Gronk
    DST: DEN
    K: McManus

    Would you make any of the following offers (and, if so, which do you prioritize?) I love my receiver corps but my RB situation is pretty thin. Some ideas I’ve had:

    1. J.Matthews and M. Jones for Karlos (or just Matthews for Karlos 1-for-1)
    2. J.Matthews and M.Jones for Ryan Matthews (or just a 1-for-1)
    3. Landry or Fitzgerald for Woodhead
    4. Landry or Fitzgerald for Lynch
    5. Landry or Fitzgerald for Yeldon

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Joe:

      Here’s how I would prioritize
      4. – Lynch
      3. – Woodhead
      1. Matthews 1 for 1 with Karlos
      5. Yeldon
      I wouldn’t do 2

      • Joe says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz:

        Cool. Thanks! btw, would you rather trade away Landry or Fitzgerald?

        • Ralph Lifshitz

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          @Joe: Total toss up. I want to say Fitz but his QB and offense is better. My advice offer the guy you like less and see if he bites. If the other owner doesn’t bite, offer the other guy.

  28. CMUTimmah says:
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    So, it appears Matt Jones is the guy in Washington, which isn’t saying much, but he has a good matchup this week, and I’m going to roll the dice. The guy looks the part when running the ball, but has rarely had anything to show for it. He’s reminding me of early Brandon Jacobs… running into contact for no reason most of the time… I’m hoping he eventually learns how to find space first, then lower the shoulder. He’s my Lewis replacement this week… we’ll see if I’m making a big error or not.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @CMUTimmah: No that’s a good risk to take. I wish he was getting all the work though. He offers some nice upside in both the running and passing game.

  29. Matt

    Matt says:
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    Not on your list, but do you have any thoughts on Vincent Jackson of the Bucs? I’m in a deep keeper league and have Martavis Bryant, Amari Cooper, Calvin Johnson, and Donte Moncrief already on my roster (start 3 WR, no flex, PPR scoring).
    My gut says drop him for some upside (Bolden/White/Cobb) but I’m hesitant because he’s been such a force in the past. And his trade value is too low to be worth chasing at this point, so I don’t feel that’s a realistic option.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Matt: Take a flier on White and drop V-Jax. He wasn’t practicing today.

  30. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Abdullah or Michael?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Chicken Dinner: Holy turd sandwich vs a giant douche….

      Abdullah. Michael’s only got value if DMC goes down.

      • Beware the Shit Rope says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: true, but DMC always goes down at some point, and with that line i’m pretty sure any NFL RB would be at least close to as useful as jog DMC is now.

        • Ralph Lifshitz

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          @Beware the Shit Rope: Hey if you want to own Michael be mu guest, but he’s more or less a mirage. How many times have we thought this guy was going to have value and he’s returned none? Ponder this, for as much of a disappointment as Abdullah has been, his career has already been better than Michael’s.

  31. one more time says:
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    i asked this in another thread and saw you made a comment, so thought i’d ask you too: here was my post
    ive got some difficult roster decisions to make. i picked up bortles as a bye week replacement for matt ryan. looking at bortles schedule the next 6 weeks it looks great (baltimore, ten, sd, ten, indy, atl, Nola).. i also have andrew luck in my IR slot if he ever comes back this year.

    my only rbs are miller, freeman and forsett. the only handcuff i own is tevin coleman.

    would you drop matt ryan for jay ajayi or javorius allen and handcuff miller or forsett?

    i could drop vernon davis and c-mike too but i have a gut feeling one of those guys still hits, plus the DMC owner is my biggest competition and if dmc goes down that guys team would be crippled.

    im left holding a guy merely to play ‘keep away’ from my competition (c-mike) but i really dont think dmc can go 7 more weeks healthy. then again they said that about demarco murray last year. on the other hand another main competitor owns julio jones and starting matt ryan if and when i see that team in the playoffs would essentially negate a big julio game. on the other hand owning 3 qb’s seems tedious and i might not even face the julio owner in the playoffs. hell the julio owner might not make the playoffs.

    stressful crunch time. thanks for any insight

    • one more time says:
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      @one more time: just so you have all the information our trade deadline is passed. another reader reccomended trading matt ryan but trading is not an option. strictly waiver wire at this point in the game..

      • Ralph Lifshitz

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        @one more time: Drop Ryan and add Forsett. Ryan’s overrated. Bortles has a better chance of making up the difference than Ryan does should Julio have a big game. Hold Michael, and hold Vernon a couple ore weeks.

  32. Jerry says:
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    Hey, Ralph! Would you go Bengals, Eagles, or Pack D this week? Thanks!

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Jerry: I like the Eagles D this week against the Phins for sure.

  33. artzlab says:
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    Need some help Razznation.

    7-2 with top points, but just lost Dion and my bench is a scalding hot mess of burning garbage.
    12 team, non-ppr. 1 QB, 2WR, 2RB, 1 R/W/T flex

    Starters

    Andy Dalton
    Odell
    Allen Robinson
    Mark Ingram
    Charles Sims (just threw up in my mouth a bit, thanks J Randle)
    Gronk
    Decker
    Cincy/Arizona

    Bench
    Tyrod
    Tannehill
    John Brown
    Joique Bell
    Brandon Bolden
    Isaiah Crowell

    I realize 3 QBs and 2 Defenses is ridiculous, but i was just stockpiling talent (at the wrong positions) in hopes of making trades. Im throwing out offers like mad, but no one is excited about helping out the first place team.

    Least terrible options on the wire (league is pretty solid so anyone decent is gone)

    Theo Riddick
    Chris Thompson
    Sproles
    Polk
    Ellington
    Ajayi
    Darkwa

    Last week i went kicker less (had options to add Sunday afternoon if I was in danger of losing), hoping some guys ahead of my scrubs would get broken. Unfortunately, the guy who did was on my squad. Im a solid favorite this week, so could possibly try that again, but I’d be locked into it once the early games start.

    My gut is to grab Ajayi and drop a QB so I can still play matchups with my Defenses, but I am really torn here on who to add and who to dump. More worried about the playoffs than this week. Help me Razzl Nation, you’re my only hope.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @artzlab: I’d say drop a QB and add Riddick, hell drop two and add Riddick and Ajayi.

      On another note put Bell in for Sims….

  34. Wide Right says:
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    PPR League..
    Spiller, M.Jones, or McCluster?
    with 2 RB’s on a bye..I need to start one at RB.

  35. FrankGrimes says:
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    Edelman or Robinson this week?
    My head say the little white dude but my gut say ARob.
    My other two WR are ODB and Nuk.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @FrankGrimes: I say Edelman, I really think the Pats score a ton of points this week, and Edelman is going to see a even healthier share of looks than usual.

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: and as I said in the Pre-seaosn he’s a top 5 WR

  36. CheezHead says:
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    Would you trade Devonta Freeman for Dez Bryant and Blount? I had Keenan Allen and Steve Smith so now im short on WRs. Also, I am one of the guys who wasted a high pick on Lacy.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @CheezHead: In your situation I think it makes sense to. Blount is going to get an uptick in value. The uptick won’t be huge but he’s going to get a lot of goal line work.

  37. Green heron says:
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    Blount or ivory, j brown , maclin, cooper or Crabtree week 10?

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