GiantFanatic wrote:I'm playing Ahmad all over the place, and the first reply was wrong... Indy's run defense IS that bad.
However, as others have said, you have to SJax and Arian are true #1s with no RBBC and they're against awful defenses. In fact, this is the week you actually get value (maybe) out of SJax, because he's going to suck in about 75% of his matchups all year (70 yards and no score being what I define as suckitude in an RB1.
So SJax and Arian. Checked the Decision Maker from Bloomberg Sports, it says the same thing... Ahmad's score is in the 40s, SJax is in the high 60s, Arian is low 70s.
is the decision maker worth the $8 for the season?
I think so... it's not a pure stats tool - doesn't seem designed for that - but it provides very cool position specific analytics that break down opposing teams by factors. For example, I can see how Indy breaks down against Ahmad this week by Pass Defense, Rush Defense, Takeaway Defense, and Total Offense (time of possession). It gives me a score for every player overall, based on performance, based on team support, based on matchup, based on game conditions, etc.
Basically it aggregates a lot of data I can't feasibly aggregate on my own and can't find anywhere else. It's another useful tool in the kit. And hey, I went 5-0 in my leagues in Week 1, so it must be doing something right... oh, and I have Arian in 4 leagues.
GoGoDaniagiSuperRobos (10 team) QB - Rodgers RB - Best, Starks, D. Williams, Stewart, Jacobs WR - White, VJax, Maclin, Nelson, Washington TE - Davis, Hernandez K - Hanson D - Atlanta
foster and jax. even though foster shredded the colts last week on the ground, bradshaw has never appealed to me as a consistent fantasy back. i would want to see a much better matchup before i took bradshaw over either of those two guys.