OUR MEMBERS

WIN 80% OF THEIR FANTASY FOOTBALL MATCH-UPS. ...ARE YOU? JOIN NOW!
THE ORIGINAL FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYZERS CUSTOM CHEAT SHEETS FOR YOUR SCORING SYSTEM 1.7 MILLION FANTASY TEAMS ANALYZED SINCE 2004 NO SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD MONEY BACK GUARANTEE!
          Need advice? Have a Fantasy Football Tip?
 

Sound Off about Fantasy Football in our STARTERS Forums

Register Today to take advantage of this fantastic software!


Save This Page Back to Forum Main
Topic: draft help
michel_93788
Membership: Retired
Joined: July 09
Total Posts: 172
Offline
Post Date: 08/18/12 04:41
Hellooo



I'm drafting 5th in a 10-team, 2-QB, PPR league, all TD 6 pts. In the 1st round I was planning on trying to grab Brees or Brady if I could (I'm assuming Rodgers will be gone). The more I think about it tho, the more sure I am that all 3 will be gone in the first 3 picks. I'm 99% sure, as I've played with these guys for years.



Assuming those QB are off the board, that essentially whittles my choices down (5th pick) to Foster, Rice, McCoy, Stafford, Newton and Calvin-- and one of them will be taken with the 4th pick, so I need 2 options.



I'm leaning toward...



1. Stafford

2. Foster



Any advice is appreciated, thanks!
James_119913
Membership: Bench Warmer
Joined: August 10
Total Posts: 2786
Offline
Post Date: 08/18/12 05:35
With it being a (2) QB league and TD's valued at 6 points I totally agree with the elite (3) QB's who you mention. If they are off the board I go after Stafford as well and then Foster.....



A somewhat later pick at QB that I think could provide solid value is Matt Ryan. The Falcons are going to a much more pass happy offense.
 Travis_6629
Moderator
Membership: Starter
Joined: September 05
Total Posts: 2597
Favorite Team:

Offline
Post Date: 08/18/12 06:46
I would pick between Stafford and Newton... and possibly toss the thought of taking the #1 RB in Foster
----
"Play Hard or Dont Play at All"
 Russ Bliss_108
Admin
Membership: Starter
Joined: September 04
Total Posts: 19878
Favorite Team:

Offline
Post Date: 08/18/12 09:50
Even though it's a 2 QB league, if Arian Foster falls to you at the 5th pick I would have to take him if Rodgers, Brees, Brady are all gone. Then in rounds 2 and 3 I'd probably go after QB's (depending on who's available. I like Matt Ryan a lot this season. I also think guys like Phillip Rivers and Tony Romo are falling further than they should in drafts.



I'd rank your choices at 5:



Foster

Stafford
----
On any given Sunday any fantasy team can beat another, only to still lose Monday night.
michel_93788
Membership: Retired
Joined: July 09
Total Posts: 172
Offline
Post Date: 08/18/12 19:32
Thanks guys. I agree, I like Ryan and Rivers a lot this year too, I just don't think either will be around in the 3rd (25th pick). It'll be close and I'm not sure I want to risk it. I'm starting to agree with you Travis, but thanks to you all for your advice, of course.



If I follow the point projections of QB vs WR/RB, it boils down to prioritizing a combo of the Rodgers, Brees, Brady, Stafford, Newton, Rivers, Ryan, Romo, and Eli as my 2 QBs (I don't trust Vick and I REALLY don't feel comfortable with a Roethlisberger/Freeman/Flacco/Griffen etc). In the first 2 rounds I want to make sure I get high-scoring reliability, and to me that means getting good QBs. To get one of the QBs on my list in the 3rd round means no more than 7 of the first 24 picks can be QB.



I know you guys don't know the tendencies of the other managers in the league, but how realistic do you think that is? It's a little too close for my taste. Ugh, what to do, what to do.
Viewing posts(1-5)
Post
Message
Plain text ONLY, no HTML avoid > and < in text

“I am advancing to the championship game in both of my leagues and I believe a lot of the credit goes to those of you in this forum and the many tools that we have access to”. (Ron 3 year member)


 “This site greatly helped me make it through this year in both my leagues and all the great help from other members thanks very much fellas!” (Courtney first year member)


 “I am hosting one league on NFL.com as well. Personally I thing there projections are way out of sync and have been less than reliable. I completely ignored them all year and instead took input from the LA at FFS which has proven to be much more accurate”. (Hooked 5 year Member)
Sign up and get our FREE email newsletter and Fantasy Football advice!