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Hightower or Benson? WHIR

Postby 2b-or-not-2b » Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:49 am

Benson had a huge game in week 15 last year against the Browns. Hightower has had a solid preseason. I keep going back and forth.

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QB Matthew Stafford
RB Peyton Hillis
RB Jahvid Best
RB/WR Tim Hightower
WR Vincent Jackson
WR DeSean Jackson
TE Dallas Clark
D/ST Ravens D/ST
K Mason Crosby
BE Danny Amendola
BE Ryan Grant
BE Peyton Manning
BE Cedric Benson
BE Mike Tolbert
BE C.J. Spiller
BE Lance Moore
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Re: Hightower or Benson? WHIR

Postby redbeard86 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 1:50 am

Ask yourself this... have you ever seen 11 men in the box to stop the run? Because Benson will. A bit over-exaggeration I know, but the Browns D is not going to be worried about the pass game at all.

Go with Hightower for sure. The Giants D is hurting with injury problems and even as you said, Hightower had a great preseason.
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Re: Hightower or Benson? WHIR

Postby prophecy135 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:10 am

I agree, I'd go with Hightower against a decimated NYG D. Hightower had a great preseason and Washington will run it, after all it is a Shanahan team. Benson may end up with more carries, but he'll also avg a lot less per attempt.
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Re: Hightower or Benson? WHIR

Postby Osk » Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:34 am

Another vote for Hightower. I fully expect the Browns to stack the box against Benson until Dalton proves he can exploit the secondary. I don't see him doing this in his very first NFL game.

Hightower looks great pre-season, and I fully expect him to look great week 1. Best of luck with whoever you choose! ;-D
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Re: Hightower or Benson? WHIR

Postby justincredible » Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:36 am

imo i disagree..i know dalton isnt great..but if the passing game opens just a lil bit "wich i think it will with aj green / shiply / greshim caudwell " i think benson will do good...cinn. will be leaning on him alot..but imo i think cinn. will catch em off guard with the passing game this weekend and everyone will see aj green's talents imo idk if benson gets a td ..but imo i think it will be most likely gresh/green with a td each...hightower is ppr league gold imo..maybe he will get 9/10 td this year
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