I like Mendenhall better than Portis here, yet still I'm not starting him for Grant this week in my 10x10 leauge. So I guess I'm saying Mendenhall !!!! with such conviction mainly because I'm not sure it's the right play myself.
I bet 5 dollars of pride to anyone, that with my luck in not picking, Portis here he is going to have a 400yrd day with 17tD's ......... and the light of God himself shinning out his ear!!!
In conclusion, I'm torn on this one but I'm personally Benching Mendanhall with my match-up. Portis Is very capable option though facing the "Birds-of-the-Dirty-South" Defense.
Wish I could be more helpful and decisive.... thanks again for helping me earlier. Best of luck making that call.
MY ROSTERQB-Philip Rivers
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