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To create an account, Click Here. Here are some recent football questions our experts have received, along with their responses: I'm in a 10 team keeper league and I can keep 3. It is a 1 PPR league and I have Adrian Peterson, Eddie Lacy, and Reggie bush at RB. Brandon Marshall, Josh Gordon, Antonio brown, and Victor Cruz at WR and Gronk is my TE. Please help me sort this mess out. I would think that keeping Brandon Marshall is a must because it is a PPR but Gordon is playing great also and TE is so weak I am not so sure I shouldn't keep Gronk as well. Thank you for your advice. Hello, That is a tough position, but at least you have multiple options to go with there. I would recommend keeping Adrian Peterson, Brandon Marshall, and Rob Gronkowski. Peterson is an obvious elite option at his position. Marshall is a great PPR option. His value could be affected by what the Bears decide to do at QB this offseason, but he is still a great option. Gronkowski is worth keeping because of his value at the TE position. I think you could find replaceable options in the draft at a deeper WR position than a mid-tier TE. Best of luck. Nick
I am not sure who to start this week for QB. I have Andrew Luck or Josh McCown. Who do you suggest? McCown is the start. Luck leads AFC quarterbacks with nine rushing scores since last season. He's also thrown for the 4th most yards in a QBs first two seasons in league history. The Bengals are a tough D against the pass though at 214 yards a week while permitting 15 scores while intercepting 13 passes. Still, McCown has looked sharp, has two elite WRs and Forte in the backfield. And then there is this - DAL allows the 2nd most points in football to QBs on a weekly basis. All of that says go with McCown.
need help... Fitzpatrick or Kaepernick? g I'd have to say Fitzpatrick. Kaepernick has played up and down based on matchups this season, and Seattle presents the worst possible matchup for him this week. In Week 2, Kaepernick did run for 87 yards against the Seahawks, but he passed for just 127 and threw three picks. Fitzpatrick didn't play especially well last week, but he has posted 20-plus points in three of six starts to this point, and the Denver defense has been very generous to opposing quarterbacks. Good luck! Clay Link
non ppr - need 2 WR, 2 RB and a flex -- WR -Roddy White, Kendall Wright, DeSean Jackson, Mikey Floyd - include Julius Thomas as an option if healthy RB - can I trust Ray Rice this week over Spiller or Vereen - starting Knowshon as Rb1 - ---would you consider a RB in the flex over one of the WR options? please respond with your thought process - thanks as always! For straight ranking questions, we advise you take a look at our Value Meter (http://www.rotowire.com/football/showArticle.htm?id=18377) or Weekly Projections (http://www.rotowire.com/football/weekly-projections.htm). At WR, I like Jackson, despite last week's subpar outing, as he faces one of the worst pass defenses in the league in Detroit. Additionally, I'd also go with Floyd in a slight nod over Wright. Although last week may be a sign that White is turning the corner, he has shown very little in an injury-plagued year and I simply don't trust him in a big week, particularly with the temperatures expected to be frigid in Green Bay. Wright has been remarkably consistent - at least 69 yards in every game since Week 5 - but his upside in the Titans' conservative attack does match that of Floyd, who has been red hot his last three games. With top CB Janoris Jenkins likely covering Fitzgerald and the Rams without usual starter CB Cortland Finnegan, Floyd should have the opportunity to work against weaker defenders, making him a good play again. At RB, I have a bias towards workload. As such, I would likely go with Rice over Spiller or Vereen in a non-PPR league. Spiller had the huge performance last week, buoyed by runs of 77 and 36 yards, but the game came against a porous Atlanta defense and he still saw only 24 of Buffalo's 64 offensive snaps (compared to 37 for Fred Jackson). As for Vereen, he suffers from a similar playing time issue, as he was on the field for only 41-of-70 Patriots' snaps last week despite the benching of Ridley. Though he remains a threat in the passing game, his short receptions are not as useful in non-PPR leagues, and how the carries will be divvied up in New England's backfield is anyone's guess. Rice has undoubtedly been underwhelming, but against a soft Minnesota run defense, I like his chances this week. Finally, for your flex, I'd go with Wright in a slight nod over Spiller/Vereen. Again, the workload is the issue, and in a big week, I'm not willing to take a dud. Wright has proven to be one of Ryan Fitzpatrick's top weapons, and his opponent, Denver has been generous to opposing wide receivers, even those in more conservative offenses. I like Wright for at least a solid day. Thanks for the question, and good luck! -Justin Fielkow
I'm in a 12 team PPR. I don't know if it's too late. I need one RB, two WR's and a flex. Vereen, Stacy, Tate, Spiller, Desean Jackson, Cruz, J Gordan or Demarious Thomas. Thanks Hello, In a PPR format, I would start Shane Vereen at RB. He is going to see a ton of touches for the Patriots, with most of them coming out of the passing game. At WR, I would go with Demaryius Thomas and Josh Gordon. They both are playing at the top of their respective games this season and are solid week-to-week options. At the flex spot, I would start Desean Jackson. He sometimes does not have big catch totals, but is a solid deep threat every week. Best of luck. Nick
1 pt per 25 yards passing, 6 pts per passing td... McCown or RGIII? And non-ppr I need 2 WRs out of Keenan Allen, Victor Cruz, Riley Cooper, and Percy Harvin. Thanks in advance!! Go with McCown. RGIII should have Reed back and that helps, but he looked awful in his last outing and has just five TDs in his last four games. He's putting up passing yards but w/o touchdowns is very hard to trust him at the moment. McCown has shown a near complete mastery of the Bears offense, and MIN is dreadful against the pass. They also allow the 2nd most pts to QBs in fantasy per week. Allen and Cruz are the choices. There are still reports that Harvin could have his workload limited, so it's tough to trust the dynamic talent in an offense that is still run-centric. Cooper has five scores in his last three games though twice in the last four games he's failed to record 40 yards. He faces a Cardinals defense that has allowed only eight scores to wideouts this season an allowed the 6th fewest points to wide receivers.
I have MJD in my RB#2 spot. Moreno @ flex and Colston @ #3 WR. I have Ball, Ivory, Nicks, R Randle on the bench to use for any of these guys. I figure if Moreno canít go I will start Ball at Flex. Nicks is iffy again, would you play Randle over Colston or Ball or MJD? I can wait on Moreno & Ball since they play late. The Giants WRs play the Sun night and Colston plays Mon. I assume I should play MJD at RB#2. Basically I need to know how to play three spots, flex, RB#2 and WR#3. Thanks Moreno's chances of playing are looking up, as he was able to log a limited practice Thursday and was reportedly moving better in practice Friday. I would hold out and hope that he's a go, but if he isn't, Ball is a worthy fill-in, as he figures to see the lion's share of the carries against KC, but I wouldn't play Ball over Jones-Drew. And no, I wouldn't play Nicks or Randle over Colston. Colston faces a very tough matchup, no doubt, but he's seen at least six targets in each of his last four games, and he's had four or more receptions in each of his last three. Nicks is probable to play through his abdominal injury, but he still hasn't scored a touchdown this year and he hasn't exceeded 51 yards in any of his last four games. Randle has seen three or fewer targets in four of his last five games. Good luck! Clay Link