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Re: RB/WR combos

Postby Pitfan2782 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:25 pm

Nice to see there are different opinions on the matter. I personally never look or care if I have a rb and wr on the same team. Actually, when I had foster and johnson, I pretty much knew what I was going to get from the two combined. If one had a bad game, the other usually picked up the slack.

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Re: RB/WR combos

Postby P1Army » Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:43 pm

I think a good QB WR combo is lovely. I call it the double dip, There is a good chance you'll score a 10 or 12 point TD, it's great. Granted bye weeks suck and sometimes your your team will get shut down...i don't like the idea of having more than a QB WR tandem on the same team. All the other opinions here are relevant. Typically if a game goes south the strategy goes to heavy passing and your RB suffers. If your team is in the lead it goes heavy rush and your wide receiver suffers...there is a chance that 2 different games could go opposite ways and both players suffer but the chances are higher of 2 players having a good game independently. WR and running back are counter strategies. Whereas QB WR are dependent on each other success for one invariably means success for the other.

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