Friday, September 12, 2008

Week 2 start/sit advice

I think I've fulfilled my girly quotient for the day - thus far my day has included cooing over a wedding dress, shoe shopping, clothes shopping and a pedicure. Now I'm chillaxin' (as my 16-year-old cousin-in-law Claire, who might just have invented the ever-helpful word, would say) with all the football news of the day, looking for start and sit sites for us all.

  • RotoExperts' Start and Sit: Week Two - I'm intrigued by some of the start picks here like Chester Taylor and Anthony Gonzalez (I have been going back and forth in my mind about Gonzalez this week for several days now...)
  • FFManiaxs has both a regular offensive start and sit article but also an IDP start/sit article, too. Pretty sweet, eh? I'm feeling like an IDP genius in one league since I did indeed grab Stewart Bradley, but that was actually mostly based on advice posted by Rotoworld's Evan Silva during the pre-season.
  • Fantasy Football Fools' Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders gives a little bit of Bubble Boy love to some of my Broncos this week. And I am seriously practically salivating at the thought of what Chris Johnson can do on my roster this week against Cinci...
  • The Hazean's Start & Sit: Week 2 - Carson Palmer owners beware a tough week ahead...um, a tough season ahead perhaps?
  • I'm seeing Matt Cassel's name in a lot of these start columns, including FFToolbox's Week 2: Start 'Em. I'm just not feeling it yet but hopefully for you Pats fans out there (including the 5th grader I chatted up about football in my mom's library today; yes, my mom is a librarian at an elementary school - librarianship is in the blood, baby!), Cassel will prove me wrong.
  • And not a start/sit column, but Mark St. Amant remains one of my favorite fantasy writers out there since I always finish an article amused and informed. What could be better? So read on with his latest MCI Index: Risers and fallers.
A bunch of you have asked great questions in the chat box over to the side; I'm offline a lot since I get completely flooded with questions when I am online and often can't keep up with the queue. So if I'm offline and you ask a question, remember to leave your e-mail address so I can respond to you. Otherwise, I have no way of knowing who you are - thanks guys and chat away!

Enjoy. I'm off to shmooze with future family members and see old friends...

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

which 2 should I start Ryan grant, Chris Johnson or Marion barber?

Fantasy Football Librarian said...

Wow, I like this dilemma - three good backs with pretty solid matchups. I love Chris Johnson's matchup this week in particular so I'd say Johnson and Barber as long as Barber is looking good from an injury/ribs standpoint. It's SO hard to suggest you sit Grant against a D that allowed Turner to put up 220 yards last week but Grant's questionable status makes me slightly nervous. If there are any doubts about Barber, plug Grant in, but I think the safest play is Barber and Johnson. And enjoy watching your stats climb on Sunday...

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jImmy - said...

Whats your feelings on D, Jackson Phi - I think big upside this week with Brown out. Have him on 2 teams: 1) him or Cotchery 2) M. Lynch, C. Johnson. Team 2 of course alot more thought and wonder which to play. Your thoughts...

Slimk said...

Library lady.
I'm enchanted by your library work. Thank you. One can only hope you look like Sarah Palin.

Anonymous said...

I have to start 2-3 RB
and 2-3 WR
- 5 Total.
RB Frank Gore
RB Earnest Graham
RB Willie Parker
RB Thomas Pierre
RB DeAngelo WIlliams
WR Reggie Wayne
WR Jericho Cotchery
WR Mushim Mohammed
WR Donald Driver
1 PPR, 1 per 10 yds, TD 6
50yd+TD 9

Fantasy Football Librarian said...

Hi Jimmy,
I'd go with Cotchery over Jackson but that's a pretty close call. I do like Jackson quite a bit - just like the Favre and Cotchery chemistry more this week. As for Lynch vs Johnson, I'd go with Johnson. I love love love Johnson this week.

Slimk, thanks for the enchantment.

And anon, here's the lineup I'd go with most likely if I'm understanding correctly that you need 5 starters:
RBs
Frank Gore
Willie Parker
Earnest Graham
WRs
Reggie Wayne
Jerricho Cotchery

Anonymous said...

Ok i am STACKED at WR's this week,need 2 to start.
1.Desean Jackson
2.Anquan Boldin
3.Robert Meachem
4.Santana Moss
Crazy tough decision:/