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Overcoming Injuries

Postby Cuffs » Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:43 pm

I am curious for stories about teams that had success despite a ridiculous amount of injuries. I know every team has injuries throughout the season.

I am in the championship game in a 12 team H2H standard scoring league, and when I stop to think about it it seems like a miracle considering how my draft went and the injuries my team has had. (Granted the H2H gods shined on me in playoff week 1 when I won with an 85 standard scoring.) My draft went like this (with number of games that player has missed in parens)

Rd. 1: Andre Johnson (missed 8 games so far)
Rd. 2: Vincent Jackson (0 games missed)
Rd. 3: Darren McFadden (missed 7 games so far)
Rd. 4: Felix Jones (missed 5 games/sucked)
Rd. 5: Matt Schaub (missed 4 games/IR)
Rd. 6: Kenny Britt (missed 12 games/IR)
Rd. 7: Beanie Wells (only missed 1 game/healthy)
Rd. 8: Michael Bush
Rd. 9: Tim Hightower (missed 9 games/IR)
Rd. 10: Danny Amendola (missed 13 games/IR)
Rd. 11: Kyle Orton (sucked)
Rd. 12: Jimmy Graham
Rd. 13: Saints D
Rd. 14: Jerome Simpson
Rd. 15: Bernard Berrian

My top 10 draft picks have combined to miss 59 games, and 4/10 are on IR.

My lineup as of right now:

QB: Tebow
RB: Chris Johnson (received with others for trade for B.Wells/others)
RB: Michael Bush
WR: V. Jackson
WR: V. Cruz
WR: J. Gaffney
TE: J. Graham
D/ST: Redskins
K: Dan Bailey
Bench: Roy Helu/D.Heyward-Bey/Alex Smith/T.Gonzalez/A.Johnson*

Anyone else have any horror stories?
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Re: Overcoming Injuries

Postby Mr.Joshua » Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:11 pm

You deserve all the credit, hell of a job working that wire, good luck ;-D
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Re: Overcoming Injuries

Postby Purple1 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:48 pm

Wow man thats a rough draw!!! Nice job working though it. I had a couple injurys but not nearly as bad as you.

Andre Johnson(was basically on my bench after week 4 and I'm pissed I wasted 10$ on IR for him)
Julio Jones
LT right after I picked him up to help fill in for Bradshaw.

Was 8-1 then lost 4 of 5 because I was spread so thin and couldn't find servicable fill ins/replacements. Finaly Gerhart was a good fill in for Bradshaw until AP came back. It timed up perfectly for me though with Julio and Bradshaw coming back and performing well the last three weeks. They really filled in the holes on my roster and help me win my first title.
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