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IN NEED OF IDEAS

Postby draftingBLIND79 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:22 am

I am new to this site, and I hope I can get a little help with my current problem.

I am joining a fantasy league that has been together for a couple years. I have never drafted with these guys before, so I don't know their thought process or even what they did last year. This draft is on Labor Day, and I was just informed that I have the 10th pick, and it's out of 10 teams.

I guess what i'm asking is, do you think it's a good idea to draft the two best WR options, because I know probably 8 RB's will go before my pick, and instead of trying to get the 10th best RB, I have a good chance to get either the best two WR's or top 2 out of 3. If I decide to pick two receivers, which ones are best to take with those first two picks? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: IN NEED OF IDEAS

Postby geeksincleats » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:15 am

I am in a PPR league, but am hoping for a late draft position myself so that I can execute this particular strategy. I think its an even better idea if the league's scoring format gives you a point per reception. If this is the case, I would certainly grab Andre Johnson & Larry Fitzgerald. Not only are they elite wide receivers, but both have quality QBs and a big drop off at the 2nd WR position on those teams. These are the Go To Guys without question. Calvin Johnson would be a close third, but injury concerns have me choosing Fitz.

Alternatively, if you are not in a PPR league, consider the best WR as well as the best available RB, because there may be some 2nd tier WRs still available by your next pick such as a Dez Bryant, Greg Jennings or Mike Williams (TB). Although, the same can be said for 2nd tier RBs that may be available by your next pick as well, such as a LaGarrette Blount, Peyton Hillis or Ahmad Bradshaw. All these names have an ADP (avg draft position) of about 28-36, making them possibilities for your next series of picks.

Good Luck! Hope this helps.
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Re: IN NEED OF IDEAS

Postby bungle613 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:46 am

You should have Turner, SJax and McFadden to choose from and maybe MJD at 1.10. They all have a chance at producing top 5 numbers if they have good seasons.

The top 2 WR's on my board are AJ and CJ. If you are in a PPR I would be all over them at 1.10 and 2.01. If not, I would likely go RB/WR and at least lock up the #1 WR in AJ.

Then at 3.10 and 4.01 you can do the same thing with a Mike Williams (maybe Wallace or Wayne) paired up with Matthews, Greene or DWill.
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