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Postby Austin3450 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 2:52 am

First Time Fantasy Footballer
Doing a league thru work on ESPN
here is my team for the year
Thoughts, comments, concerns?

QB
Matt Stafford
Peyton Manning
Ben Roethlisberger (Got him by accident with auto pick)
RB
Darren McFadden
Michael Turner
DeAngelo Williams
Pierre Thomas
WR
Steve Smith
Robert Meachem
Wes Welker
Torrey Smith
TE
Tony Gonzalez
Brent Celek
DEFENSE
Lions
Packers
K
Nate Kaeding

All input is welcome!

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Re: First Time Fantasy Footballer

Postby stomperrob » Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:00 pm

Need to know more about your team - what are the starting positions, is it PPR, how many teams in the league, how many points for passing TD's???

Just off the top, unless you have to start 2 QB's, I would trade Roethlisberger for a decent RB to bolster your bench.
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Re: First Time Fantasy Footballer

Postby wtr23 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:16 pm

I agree, Big Ben is the lesser of the 3 QBs so trade him unless you start 2 QBs in your league....looking at your roster you are pretty shallow at RB. Run DMC is injury prone, so It's best to try and get a solid bakup for him. If in a PPR (point per reception) league, guys like Reggie Bush and Darren Sproles are good backs to have. Other than that, things are looking good.
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Re: First Time Fantasy Footballer

Postby danicolorado » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:41 am

I think you need an elite RB because McFadden is an injury risk (with him being the workhorse of OAK), Turner looks to be showing his age and days of eclipsing 100 yards seems to be over. I would keep Peyton and Ben as my back-up and try and trade Stafford. Possibly Stafford for Richardson or Lynch? I'm not a big Smith fan this year, I think Lafell will produce similar numbers. But I do like Tony as your TE. Torrey Smith seems like a headcase to me. He'll either go 12/175/2 or 3/45/0.

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12-Man PPR
QB (1): T. Romo, A. Luck
WR (3): D. Bryant, D. Amendola, B. Lafell, D. Moore, A. Hawkins
RB (2): T. Richardson, M. Turner, D. Brown, J. Dwyer
TE (1): R. Gronkowski, D. Pitta
K (1): M. Crosby
DEF (1): BAL


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