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OK, some of you fantasy football guru's tell me how I did. Only my 3rd year to play and really didn't put much thought/planning into it until our draft last night:
Rob Gronkowski (sp?)
I have no idea why I took 3 QB's. Had been and was drinking beer all day.
It's OK I drafted Jimmy Clausen in the 10th round just for cheap laughs last night in my BS league (I was drunk too). Then I dropped him.
Anyway, on how you did: I'd drop one of your QBs immediately and pick up a RB. If you have a standard 10 team league (1 QB, 2 WR, 2 RB, 1 Flex, 1 TE, 1 K, 1 D) then you have no need for 3 QBs. WRs are solid from top to bottom. Britt has the potential to be a top 15 WR and Smith can have a breakout year. Blackmon will be solid. Great at TE obviously (except I only carry 1 TE). K and D doesn't really matter to me so I'll give you thumbs up on both.
But you are in trouble at RB. In fantasy, I consider myself a RB guy through and through. Steven Jackson is a solid #2 in my book but after that, you're in trouble. Ced B is a decent flex guy for me but then you just have Pierre Thomas as your only backup and I don't even like him as a bench player (but you need to keep him because of your shallow depth). Look to see if any of these guys are available and pick them up now (in this order): Ryan Williams, Jacquizz Rodgers, Hunter, Robert Turbin.
You may even want to pick up 2 of them. I'd dump Fleener. You don't need to carry 2 TEs especially with Gronk as your starter. If you can do that, I think your team will compete but may need to pull off a trade to get another solid starter at RB.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Mitch Connor 20 months ago
Thanks for the input Mitch.
RB is usually my teams weakness. Everytime I think I get a good one, the damn guy gets hurt or ends up having a career worst year. Tha bastards.
This post was edited by UTK66 20 months ago
agreed. Running backs and QBs need to be the positions you can count on week in and week out to put up points for you. I've come to learn that wide receivers aren't as dependable (except Calvin Johnson), and for me, he's the only wide receiver I would consider taking in the first two rounds.
I just had a draft last night. I waited a little to get my wide receivers and I think I did OK.
12 person league.
QB: Cam Newton, Ben Roethlisberger
RB: Matt Forte, Michael Turner, Kevin Smith, Mark Ingram, Jonathan Dwyer
WR: Marques Colston, Demaryius Thomas, Titus Young, Darrius Heyward-Bay
TE: Jermichael Finley
I may have made a mistake of taking Forte at 10 when somehow MJD was still available, but the holdout concerns me. Cam Newton as my second round choice was a little high but I was on the business end of a couple of his great games and decided that I want that type of dynamic player on my team this season.
This post was edited by Silky Johnson 20 months ago
Wouldn't worry too much about passing over MJD for Forte. I would've probably taken MJD because I think he will be playing Week 1 but I had Forte as my #6 back. Turner will be good this year too, regardless of what some people are saying about him getting old.
this is a league with my buddies from high school, and you can always expect some players to fall down the board because there are always one or two guys who make picks in the first round that make you scratch your head. Antonio Gates in the first round was one a couple of years ago. Philip Rivers in the first as well a couple of seasons ago. Ray Rice was still available after the eighth pick. I was hoping I'd get him at 10, but of course the 9th pick wasn't even there and Rice got autodrafted. Besides picking Forte over MJD, I also chose Turner over Adrian Peterson.
If Stafford throws for 30-40 TDs and 4000+ yards again, you have to like the numbers that Titus Young could potentially put up.
Mitch, are you in the hookem league we have going?
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Silky Johnson 20 months ago
No I'm already in 3 leagues and that's my max. When is yalls draft?
Great job on the wR's man. Drop one of those QB's and pick up a RB.
Let us know who's still available and you might get some sleeper advice
Onward Through The Fog
scheduled for a week from today, but I'm trying to get it moved forward or backwards a day because I'm taking a class at the time of the draft. $20 buy-in too.
Alright I'll think about it and may end up joining. How many teams?
12 team league. 0.5 pts PPR. Not sure how I did.
QB Tom Brady
RB Frank Gore
RB Roy Helu
WR Roddy White
WR Percy Harvin
TE Jermichael Finley
FLEX Pierre Garcon
D/ST Bills D/ST D/ST
K Jason Hanson
Bench Denarius Moore
Bench Ryan Williams
Bench Justin Blackmon
Bench Eddie Royal
Bench Danny Amendola
Signatures are stupid. You should block them.
Scoring is basic. 1 point per every 25 passing/10 rushing/10 receiving. 4 points per TD pass, and 6 for a rushing/receiving TD. No bonuses for going over 300 yards passing or 100 rushing/receiving
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