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Do you consider bye weeks when you are drafting?

Not at all
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26%
Yes
4
17%
Very little
13
57%
 
Total votes : 23

Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby joelamosobadiah » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:31 pm

Simply put, do you consider bye weeks when you are having your fantasy draft?

I haven't been this year personally. In years past I have gotten just a bit distracted by the bye weeks when I have looked at them so I decided this year I wouldn't even worry about them at all. In retrospect on a couple of drafts I probably should at least look when I am looking at my fourth RB, fourth WR, second QB, etc. just to make sure. I voted no, so what about everybody else?
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby deerayfan072 » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:38 pm

I do to an extent, but if I think there is value in someone I take that person regardless. A couple times I have just punted one week after getting great value on 4 guys that all had the same bye week.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby logan » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:44 pm

i'll sometimes play the bye week game with my backups but usually as deeray said if there is value bye weeks fall to the wayside.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby JasonSeahorn » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:46 pm

For QBs I want them to have different bye weeks. For RBs/WRs, I try to get the best starters possible first before worrying about bye weeks.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby Timbathia » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:50 pm

I generally try to make sure my fifth WR doesnt have the same bye week as any of the others. That would be the only time though during the draft I would bother checking bye weeks.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby Popcynical » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:52 pm

I try to get all my studs to have the same bye week. That way I take one loss and the rest of my season I'm going full throttle.

....just kidding. I usually don't even pay attention to bye weeks.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby SirPimpin08 » Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:09 pm

I dont worry about bye weeks at all....

I also drafted Brady, Peyton, and Eli.... who all happen to have the same bye week :-t
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby LS2throwed » Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:24 pm

I refuse to let bye weeks stop me from getting a player I want, now to an extent you don't want to screw yourself if you know your QB, and both RB's have the same bye week, but even then, if those happened to be great players that I really liked, I would worry about bye weeks down the line when they came...I start checking once I'm about finished and see what weeks I need replacements, too many trades and moves happen during a season to think about bye weeks during the draft.
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby buffalobillsrul2002 » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:21 am

If I get a top 5 QB, then I'll make sure that my backup has a different bye week, as that's most likely the only reason he's on my team. Otherwise, I don't bother.... too many moves happen during the season with RB/WR
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Re: Bye weeks in your drafting strategy

Postby steelerfan513 » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:33 am

The only positions where I'll let it change the player I draft is at quarterback or tight end (if I draft a backup). At running back and wide receiver, never.
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