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Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Stevooo » Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:18 am

Im in a 16 team keeper league where we keep 12 players (6 off and 6 IDP). Its a ppr league. I have Ryan Matthews, Legarrette Blount and Mark Ingram. Obviously, I'm keeping Matthews. Blount had a terrible year and Ingram has a huge upside but with Thomas and Sproles there will he get a bigger role in 2012? So back to the question, Blount or Ingram? Im leaning towards Ingram. Any thoughts, thanks!
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Pappy002 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:50 am

Depending on if the saints keep Pierre. I'd probably go Blount myself, but your right Ingram has better upside. Don't you have a decent WR you could go with?
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Stevooo » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:05 am

Here are my offensive players. We can keep 6 total with restrictions to 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE.

QB Alex Smith SF
QB Kevin Kolb ARZ
RB Ryan Matthews SD - keeper
RB Mark Ingram NO
RB LeGarrette Blount TB
RB Derrick Ward HOU
RB Stevan Ridley NE
RB Marion Barber CHI
WR Robert Meachem NO
WR Eric Decker DEN - keeper
WR Brandon Tate CIN
WR Torrey Smith BAL - keeper
WR Mario Manningham NYG - keeper
TE Fred Davis WAS - keeper

I really dont have any other decent keeper options if I dont us it on a 2nd RB..possibly Alex Smith but I can draft a QB with more potential than him in a later round so I dont believe its worth using a keeper tag on. I would keep all 3 RBs I want too if I could keep more than 2 ;-D
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WR: Julio Jones, Colston, VJax, Garcon
TE: Witten, Gresham
K: Kaeding
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Pappy002 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:16 am

Yeah, you might be right to go with Ingram, but its too crowded in New Orleans, and Sproles comes in on the important plays, so he scares me off. If you don't have to decide yet, then wait and see who Tampa's new coach will be, a good offensive coach, and he might go off.
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Indibuck » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:30 am

Ingram was a consensus top RB rookie pick in 2011... meaning you likely had to invest a lot to draft/obtain him. It's Ingram for me, hands down.
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby MadDog36 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:06 am

Trade Blount + a WR for a WR upgrade or a QB upgrade and a pick.
QB Alex Smith SF
QB Kevin Kolb ARZ
RB Ryan Matthews SD - keeper
RB Mark Ingram NO
RB LeGarrette Blount TB
RB Derrick Ward HOU
RB Stevan Ridley NE
RB Marion Barber CHI
WR Robert Meachem NO
WR Eric Decker DEN - keeper
WR Brandon Tate CIN
WR Torrey Smith BAL - keeper
WR Mario Manningham NYG - keeper
TE Fred Davis WAS - keeper

If it were me 0 I'd keep Mathews, ingram, T Smith, and maybe Davis and throw everyone else back. Just take an extra players in the draft.
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Stevooo » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:46 am

Unfortunatly, we dont get compensation for taking less keepers in this league :(
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WR: Julio Jones, Colston, VJax, Garcon
TE: Witten, Gresham
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby srlarson » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:27 am

Ok...I disagree on the guys you are keeping.....only Te's worth holding are Graham, and Gronc.....all others go back.....

So here is how I would rank your Offensive keepers:
RB Ryan Matthews SD - keeper
RB Mark Ingram NO
RB LeGarrette Blount TB
WR Torrey Smith BAL
WR Mario Manningham NYG
WR Eric Decker DEN (BUT NOT A FAN OF THEIR OFFENSE AT ALL!!)

WR Robert Meachem NO (Would conside him at #6.....)
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Stevooo » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:26 pm

srlarson wrote:Ok...I disagree on the guys you are keeping.....only Te's worth holding are Graham, and Gronc.....all others go back.....

So here is how I would rank your Offensive keepers:
RB Ryan Matthews SD - keeper
RB Mark Ingram NO
RB LeGarrette Blount TB
WR Torrey Smith BAL
WR Mario Manningham NYG
WR Eric Decker DEN (BUT NOT A FAN OF THEIR OFFENSE AT ALL!!)

WR Robert Meachem NO (Would conside him at #6.....)

There are restrictions..2 RBs and 3 WRs. Also, in a 16 team league where you keep 12 players, more than the top 3 TEs get kept :)
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WR: Julio Jones, Colston, VJax, Garcon
TE: Witten, Gresham
K: Kaeding
DST: SEA
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Re: Keep Ingram or Blount?

Postby Shark1225 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:58 pm

I would keep Ingram. Blount may be better next year but over the course of the next 3-7 years Ingram should prove to be the better back. Blount could repeat 2010 if the Bucs return to form but he could also fizzle out and be done by 2013. Whereas Ingram might stay behind Thomas and/or Sproles but there is no way the Saints give up on him.
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