So I got 7th...Im thinkin about going WR/WR to start...pretty good chance I could go Fitz/Moss with my first two...what do you guys think? I was also thinkin maybe WR then RB...I can probably get either Jacobs, Portis or Barber with pick 2 if I went RB in round 2...thoughts?
Personally I think WR/WR is a pretty terrible strategy to start your draft (especially in a 10 teamer) because you start off by limiting your choices later and you are pretty much going to have to take 2 RBs with your next 3 picks. You can still get a decent RB with the 7th pick. I like WR/RB slightly better because you will actually have a RB after the first two rounds. I wouldn't take a WR at 7 but I feel I can land a quality WR a few picks later in the 2nd whereas I don't feel good about most of the backs that will be available then.
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by jake_twothousandfive » Thu Jul 30, 2009 8:40 am
I agree, take a RB with at least one of those picks. It's just a matter of position scarcity and value. Not taking a RB in the first two rounds is setting yourself up for trouble.
In this year's draft, it looks to me like there's a sharp drop-off after the 4 pick...then another tier of 4 RBs (S-Jax, CJ4.24, DWill, and LT) before another decline. At the 7th pick, you'll still be able to grab one of those four in the second tier. Then you leave your options open for a top WR (Moss or Megatron if neither Fitz or AJ slip) or a great RB2 like Slaton, Gore, or Jacobs with your next pick.
sjax, LT or dwill will still be there at #7, and if they're not, then you're scoring Turner, Forte or MJD. i would take one of them. when you pick again at #14 you should still be able to get moss/megatron/jennings. #7 is just too high to take fitz/AJ IMO.
but i agree, the #7 spot is pretty crappy this year. good luck.
Definitely agree with these guys! WR/WR is a terrible strategy from this spot and you would be passing on some great RB, especially for PPR. I would grab whoever falls to you out of LT, SJAX, CJ4.24, DWill, etc. With your next pick you will still be able to land a solid RB2 such as Gore, Slaton, P.Thomas (all great PPR RB) etc. or Stud WR1. You would severely hinder yourself by going WR/WR and think you have to go RB/WR at the least and maybe even RB/RB.
Similar to what's been said take your favorite of who is left of ap, forte, mjd, turner, lt, sjax, gore, dwill, cj. Than I'd take your favorite of who is left in fitz, calvin, aj, moss. If none I'd take another rb in the ways of any rb left from the last group if none than portis.
I agree 7th is a rough spot this year, but I have serious questions about whether or not Chris Johnson is gonna be anywhere near as good as last year, LT wont make it through the season, Steven Jackson..he is another injury concern and weeks 13 and 14 this year are at Chicago and at Tennessee, Deangelo Williams....well we all know he wont touch last years stats.
Hawks4Life wrote:I agree 7th is a rough spot this year, but I have serious questions about whether or not Chris Johnson is gonna be anywhere near as good as last year, LT wont make it through the season, Steven Jackson..he is another injury concern and weeks 13 and 14 this year are at Chicago and at Tennessee, Deangelo Williams....well we all know he wont touch last years stats.
Please elaborate as to why you don't think LT will make it through the whole season......He played in all 16 last year with turf toe. AD is the concensus #1 pick this season in most places and he didn't play all 16 last year.......
crashattack29 wrote:If your top QB stud is still there at 7, i would take him. Especially if your league is 6 points per passing TDs (Manning or something).
Then I would look and see if you ranked your RBs and how many are left of your top 10. If 5 or more are still there, then nab the best WR and get your RB on the back end.
This would be a terrible strategy. It doesn't matter if his pass tds are worth 6pts, it does not elevate the value of the QB position and warrant a 1st or 2nd round pick. A QB should never be drafted before the late 3rd and even then, the better value can be had in rounds 5 - 6 or later. Drafting a QB in the first round is one of the ways to lose a season right off the bat. You most likely miss out on all stud RBs and are playing catchup the rest of the draft. Not to mention depth at the RB and WR positions. Just ask the people who drafted Brady in the first last season how well they did. I assure you most if not all did not fare too well.