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Postby Ironhorse75 » Thu Jul 06, 2006 3:57 am

Is he considered an injury risk this year?

Where do you guys see him going in PPR leagues?
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Postby maddog60 » Thu Jul 06, 2006 5:16 am

Yes, he's an injury risk, and you definitely want the Moats handcuff (will cost you anywhere between a 10-12th rounder in a 12 team league).

Despite being an injury risk, the guy puts up great numbers when healthy, and should see more action due to the loss of TO. In a PPR league he's a late 1st rounder.
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Postby thriftyrocker » Thu Jul 06, 2006 6:41 am

He always goes early 2nd round - from pick 14 to 18. The Eagles will try to keep him healthy by using Moats and Perry throughout the year. He hasn't played a full 16 game season as a starter yet. Your other opions at that spot are Dom Davis and Willis McGahee. I think he enters the year healthier than Dom does and is in a better offense. For PPR, he has a clear advantage over McGahee.
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Re: Outlook on Westbrook?

Postby BrutallyHuge » Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:45 am

Ironhorse75 wrote:Is he considered an injury risk this year?


Of course. He's an injury risk every year.
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Re: Outlook on Westbrook?

Postby BGbootha » Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:59 pm

Ironhorse75 wrote:Is he considered an injury risk this year?

Where do you guys see him going in PPR leagues?


Isn't this football, who isn't an injury risk going into the season?!?!
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Re: Outlook on Westbrook?

Postby maddog60 » Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:42 pm

BGbootha wrote:
Ironhorse75 wrote:Is he considered an injury risk this year?

Where do you guys see him going in PPR leagues?


Isn't this football, who isn't an injury risk going into the season?!?!


Yeah, but when I guy has yet to finish a 16 game season (though it does look worse than it really is, he only missed 1 due to injury in 04, the others he missed were b/c the Eagles already had home field) he becomes more of an injury risk than other players like Peyton Manning, who hasn't missed a game due to injury yet.
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Postby Kensat30 » Thu Jul 06, 2006 6:36 pm

I think Westbrook is a solid 3rd round pick. I might take him over Jamal Lewis depending on the format. Too bad he goes in the 2nd round in most drafts. Doubt he'll be on my team this year. I just don't think he can handle the workload that would make him a fantasy stud and justify an earlier pick.

80 reception potential? Sure.

300 carry potential? Not even close.
200 carry potential? Barely.
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Postby Stelly » Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:14 am

Kensat30 wrote:I think Westbrook is a solid 3rd round pick. I might take him over Jamal Lewis depending on the format. Too bad he goes in the 2nd round in most drafts. Doubt he'll be on my team this year. I just don't think he can handle the workload that would make him a fantasy stud and justify an earlier pick.

80 reception potential? Sure.

300 carry potential? Not even close.
200 carry potential? Barely.


I'm wondering if a guy like Westy, or Dom Davis, are worth taking in round 2! With their injury risk, it's scary to do so. Very much a risk/reward pick with those two. They'll go in the second, but is it worth the pick?
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Postby My team is injured » Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:59 am

Stelly wrote:I'm wondering if a guy like Westy, or Dom Davis, are worth taking in round 2! With their injury risk, it's scary to do so. Very much a risk/reward pick with those two. They'll go in the second, but is it worth the pick?



In a PPR league, I can't see how they should fall past round 2 (assuming a 10 team league) even with their injury histories... especially considering so many other second and third tier RBs have question marks and injury histories themselves..

I think it's definitely worth the pick because those two are as close to locks as you get to perform week in, week out when they are healthy, at least in PPR formats... and I don't think there are 20 other players worth taking ahead of them...
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Postby Jedimindtric » Sat Jul 08, 2006 1:38 am

In my Mocks I have had to choose between Westy, D. Davis, and guys like Holt, Fitz, Moss, Harrison, and Boldin. My team usually shakes out a bit better taking a wr cause I sweat out the 4th round hoping for C. Taylor, or Droughns or Willie Parker. In a points per rec. league which strategy do you think is better? Is Westy or Davis a better pick then those WRs?
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