Saturday, December 13, 2008

Consensus starts and sits for Week 15

Hello playoff-ers. Here's your Week 15 consensus, culled together from the various start or sit links that I posted throughout the week. Players below are listed in no particular order - and remember to always take the rest of your roster into account when making lineup decisions!


Start: Tyler Thigpen, Philip Rivers, Donovan McNabb, Aaron Rodgers
Sit: Ben Roethlisberger, Matt Schaub, Matt Cassel, Joe Flacco

Start: Dominic Rhodes, Maurice Jones-Drew, Steven Jackson, DeAngelo Williams, Sammy Morris, LenDale White
Sit: Marshawn Lynch, Tim Hightower, Willie Parker

Start: Santana Moss, Deion Branch, Dwayne Bowe, Wes Welker, Torry Holt, Davone Bess, Marvin Harrison
Sit: Laveranues Coles, Kevin Walter, Hines Ward, Calvin Johnson

Start: John Carlson, Chris Cooley, Donald Lee
Sit: Dustin Keller, Todd Heap, Anthony Fasano, Heath Miller

Start: Dan Carpenter, Nate Kaeding
Sit: Nick Folk, Kris Brown, Rian Lindell

Start: Colts, Eagles, Jets
Sit: Vikings, Cowboys

Good luck this week!


Marty said...

Kaeding in 25mph winds? I don't know if I'd be so confident.

Anonymous said...

Man I have a tough one and of course it's the playoffs......C.Johnson or D.Driver???

reddpalmetto said...

Help! Choices I can't seem to make today....C. Cooley or J. Carlson and S. Morris or W. Dunn???

Fantasy Football Librarian said...

Marty - great point, thanks. The sites I pulled this consensus from may well have made their choices before knowing very much about the weather. Thanks for pointing that out!

Anon, by C. Johnson do you mean Calvin or Chad? I definitely like Driver better than Chad but think I'd probably stick with Calvin over Driver. Sure, the Indy D is tough but Calvin is essentially their only option and they will probably find a way to get him the ball. That said, Driver is probably a guarantee for at least 40 yards but maybe not a whole lot more - if you'd rather take that guarantee of at least some yards, then go with Driver.

Redpalmetto, I think I'd go with Carlson (love the matchup) and Morris, again great matchup and I worry about how many carries Dunn is losing to Caddy. While Morris might be splitting runs in NE as well, against Oakland I think you can have an awesome game even as one of several backs.

Good luck!

reddpalmetto said...

Thanks! Good advice and I needed a push. I'm also going with Roddy White, Reggie Wayne, L. Tomlinson and A. Rodgers.....L. Moore let me down on Tuesday and now I feel like I should have started D. Bess (don't want to take out White or Wayne for him, however); but I'm still hoping I'll pull out a playoff victory to get into the finals next week.

Coach Tait said...

I have a tough one...Sjax, peterson, slaton, need two. Also thigpen or romo?? Also the nerd has brown and mare ranked pretty high you buy in? Thanks a bunch.

Optional said...


I like Romo this weekend. T.O. and Witten have a lot of motivation to get open and catch anything within reach. Romo will have to throw at least 40 times - if his o-line gives him time, I think he has a big game.

And go with SJax and Purple Jesus.

Fantasy Football Librarian said...

Coach Tait, I'd go with SJax and Peterson. Those three are really close together in my mind though, you're right, what a tough one! I've scoped out the FFNerd, AccuScore and The Huddle and I think everyone has them really closely ranked together, so if your gut says to start Slaton, go for it. I'm guessing though that SJax and Peterson are going to be the better starts ultimately.

As for Mare and Brown (Josh, right?), I buy in on Mare but am not sure I'd have him in front of guys like Kasay, Gostkowski, Carpenter, Vinatieri and Elam. I don't really like Josh Brown this week - haven't been very big on him all season really. Kickers are such a hard position to predict though - who knows how they'll pan out this week. Hope that helps!

Coach Tait said...

Thank you both...In a hole as the team I am playing has Brees and Pierre!!!

BuckshotNC said...

FFL - Thanks for the weekly's definitely been helpful. The one guy that keeps me scratching my head is Cassel. When I play him (based on research), he flops. When I sit him, he comes up with big numbers. Is he just a hit-or-miss player, or am I missing something?