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Postby Revival » Sat Sep 03, 2011 12:29 pm

Hello all,
I have been out of Fantasy Football for more than 20 years. I have not been a real sports follower, but that is changing. I am in a 10 team standard league and we used an autopick. I am a research superfreak and custom ranked my players list extensively before the draft. I feel pretty good about the automatic selections but wanted to solicite thoughts about my lineup, what to watch for, and who to drop.


STARTERS
Aaron Rodgers, GB QB
Darren McFadden, Oak RB
Matt Forte, Chi RB
Felix Jones, Dal RB
Dwayne Bowe, KC WR
Mike Williams, TB WR
Jimmy Graham, NO TE
Cowboys D/ST D/ST
Stephen Gostkowski, NE K - Although this guy is a great choice, Janikowski is available in my league and I have made a play to pick him up on waivers - if I get Janikowski I am planning on dropping Gostkowski. I just think Oakland will kick more FG's than New England.

BENCH
Sam Bradford, StL QB - Attempting a rogue trade for Phillip Rivers who is benched on a team that has Tom Brady.
Tim Hightower, Wsh RB
Michael Bush, Oak RB - I like him and will keep him for if McFadden goes down
Anquan Boldin, Bal WR
Jacoby Ford, Oak WR
Greg Little, Cle WR
Rashad Jennings, Jac RB - Dropping him - His knee injury has devalued him and since I didn't end up with Jones-Drew he's not even a handcuff.

Please let me know your thoughts about the players in general or starting thoughts.

Thanks,
Brad
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Re: Newbie needs thoughts

Postby monkiesatemybaby » Sat Sep 03, 2011 4:19 pm

Basically you're in a 10 team league, and you don't have a top-10 RB or WR. BUT...all your starters at RB and WR are just outside the top 10. There's no real drop-off from #1 to #2. In other words, you don't have any #1 guys, but you have all top-tier #2's (FFC has DMac at #9, and Jones is just outside the top 20 but a very solid flex/RB3). I wouldn't trade for Phillips, I might throw him in on a 2-for-1 or 3-for-2 trade to go from say DMac or Bowe to Charles or White, but I might not. I have a local league this year where my team looks very similar, solid everywhere but no stand-outs. I'm curious to see where it goes...
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Re: Newbie needs thoughts

Postby mayhem13 » Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:21 pm

I like your team a lot. good depth.

and I would say DMac is a top 10 RB..
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