Well, you have 3 possiblilities for your #3 pick: Steven Jackson, Shawn Alexander, or Larry Johnson. I haven't played in a PPR league before, but Jackson would be your best bet in that case since he is more involved in the passing game than the other 2. As you said, Alexander is in a division known for weak defenses, and a bad year for LJ is 1200-1500yds and double digit TDs. So, go for Jackson if he's still available, but if not, you can take Alexander or LJ with confidence. I'm leaning more towards LJ.
As for your 2nd round pick, the general strategy says to go with 2 RBs first. RBs are the workhorses of your team and they will usually be the ones who do the bulk of your scoring. By pick #17, all the top tier RBs will most likely be gone, but you'll probably still have a chance at Deuce McAllister, Thomas Jones, or Willis McGahee. Hold off on getting a WR till the 3rd round, even though people will be getting the top tier WRs in the 2nd. You'll probably still be able to get a top WR then. Be on the look out for Reggie Wayne, Plaxico Burress, Larry Fitz, or TJ Whosyourmama (Houshmandzadeh).
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