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Postby Kensat30 » Thu Aug 11, 2005 6:18 pm

TD heavy scoring favors the lucky because TDs are so unpredictable.

A TD that a RB punches in from 2 yards away, should not be worth more than 120 total yards of offense.

A TD pass should not be worth the same as 300 passing yards.

That's ridiculous.
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One guy can have terrible players and 1 or 2 players that have a big game for 3 or 4 TDs and win versus a guy who has solid performers all around. Way too much luck involved.. You can't win in yardage leagues if you start scrubs and pray for TDs.
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Postby The Lung » Fri Aug 12, 2005 7:51 pm

C. Palmer looked U.G.L.Y. in his first preseason game against the Patriots. 4/11 for 37 yards with an INT.
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Postby cruiz03 » Sat Aug 13, 2005 3:43 pm

He did not look good at all. He tried forcing the into triple covereage. Not a smart move.
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Postby Mr. Copernicus » Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:09 am

Keep the debate rolling, I was considering possibly keeping Palmer in one league. Someone mentioned a few names that they rated before him and I was wondering if they could comment on these lesser mentioned qbs and where they were in respects to Carson.

Plummer
Pennington
McNair/Volek
Warner

Plummer_ seemed to have some shining moments last year and while is maybe equal to a guy like Aaron Brooks in terms of inconsistency, there isn't the being benched risk with Shanny.

Penny, McNair_ figure to be on teams that are gonna throw a bit more based on the MOs of the coordinators that are stepping in.

Warner_ looked good last year for the most part and Denny seems to be putting together a fantasy friendly group in Zona.
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Postby deluxe_247 » Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:50 am

skinsfan wrote: So in the public, I would take Palmer because I'm concerned about Green's TD total.


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in the last 3 years greens TD totals:

2002- 26, 1 rushing
2003- 24, 2 rushing
2004- 27

id be hard pressed to think palmer will throw up more than 25 tds this year which is less than any of the last 3 years from green. there is no way i would pass on green for palmer.
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Postby noyz » Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:06 pm

I am going to target Palmer like I did Delhome last year. Great value in rounds 8+ in a 12 team league.
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Postby no1cowboysfan » Mon Aug 15, 2005 3:00 am

I have drafted Palmer in every league I'm in this year... I have great faith in this kid. Never mind that he was a #1 overall... in fact, you can even assume he sucks (I don't, but follow me on this). His supporting cast alone makes him a top 10 QB. One could say Joey Harrington has quite the cast too without doing well, but Carson has something Joey doesn't... a killer o-line, which if you don't think that makes or breaks anyone, I say this... a solid o-line is without a doubt the most important thing a team can have to succeed. Mediocre personnel can preform well with a strong front 5.

now, you can get into the other equations... USC QB, 1st overall, 1300 rusher to accompany him, 3 great big play receivers, improving defensive support, continued improving play... especially in a dynasty league, grab this guy. And as already said, worth a starting role in a 12-teamer... maybe 8 teamer. Could produce top-6 numbers... (though I predict more in the 8-10 range).
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