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Postby dfer » Mon Oct 11, 2004 7:45 pm

In one of my leagues, I wrote off week 5 pre-season. After all, Donovan McNabb, Priest Holmes, Chad Johnson and Tony Gonzalez would all have the week off. Vanderjagt got injured to make matters worse. All I wanted to do was field a team that wouldn't totally embarass me. So with a little fiddling on the waiver wire and dredging the depths of my bench, I was forced to run with:

QB: David Carr
WR: Andre Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Darrell Jackson
RB: Tiki Barber, Mewelde Moore
TE: Eric Johnson
K: Kris Brown
DEF: Baltimore

Thus proving the old saw "it's better to be lucky than good"...
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Postby YunYaamka » Mon Oct 11, 2004 8:06 pm

Starting Quentin Griffin. Oh man, Leonard Henry's 10 or so points are looking real good right now.
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Postby mikeydavison » Tue Oct 12, 2004 7:48 am

Benching Larry Fitzgerald in favour of Jerry Porter. I just knew the Raiders would light up the Colts secondary. Yet another blunder on my march towards 0-5...
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Postby Gibbs_Wagon » Tue Oct 12, 2004 7:56 am

Picked up Droughns but didn't start him due to a report that Hearst & Bell & Drougns would all split carries.
Played Pinner instead, so at least I got a td.
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Postby PSU All Day » Tue Oct 12, 2004 12:35 pm

Starting Suggs instead of Fitzgerald as my flex like I almost did. The difference in points would have won me the week.

10 team league - High performance scoring = 1 pt per reception
1 QB 2RB 2WR 1 RB/WR/TE 1 D 1K

Qb - Hasselback, Leftwich
RB - Alexander, F Taylor, Q Griffen, L Suggs,
WR - Ward, D Jackson, Fitzgerald, Bennett, Rod Gardner
K - Jay Feely
D - Lions
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Postby BurnerD » Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:03 pm

My last minute benching of David Givens for Terry Glenn. Fortunately I still won.
Reporter: "There's no I in team"

Leon: "Yeah, well there aint no we either"

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Postby gatorman1122 » Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:16 pm

I'm so glad that my trade for Andre Johnson/Chris Chambers for Torry Holt was rejected.....Sucks to the be other dude :-]
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