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Postby beanoX3 » Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:41 pm

eman wrote:
SDubya wrote:
eman wrote:I managed to pull the Chicago D in the 6th round, much better than having to stress about spotstarting if you ask me. On the other hand, I have been spot starting QB's, and doing quite poorly at that. I average somewhere around 12 points/week at QB. :-t


I'd rather load up on RB and WR while grabbing an undervalued QB like Bulger or Brees in the 6th, than waste a pick on a defence. Others have proven in this thread that you can do quite well spot starting defences.


Easy to say in retrospect.....I could have also spent that pick on other "undervalued" QB's like Trent Green or Kurt Warner....and in that case my pick would have been wasted...

Also depends on your league scoring system. I've seen some leagues where the Chicago defense is ranked in the top 5 overall in fantasy points. So IMO it would be better to have a top5 player rather than several lower tier RBs and WRs who may never crack your starting lineup after bye weeks are over.


JasonSeahorn wrote:where does plindsey put his rankings? i'm accustomed to getting a high-end defense and not spot starting, so i've never bothered to look at what he posts. maybe next year i'll try it....

Plindsey's defensive rankings are stickied in the Sit/Start forum if anyone wants to look. ;-D
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Postby eman » Sat Dec 02, 2006 3:17 pm

Yea, in my league Chicago is the 15th highest points overall, and given my RB's and WR's I probably would have been starting any pick i took in the 6th only about half the time if even.
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Postby Kilroy » Sun Dec 03, 2006 10:33 pm

Azrael wrote:Starting any defense against Pittsburgh and Cleveland seems to be beneficial.


You'd think, but KC blew up in my face today. !+)
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Postby cordscords » Sun Dec 03, 2006 10:39 pm

I do it all the time.

Picked up the Texans in several leagues ;-D
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Postby skibrett15 » Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:45 am

yeah... I'm 3rd in total points.
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