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What's happenin' fantasy fans? I've got a fun day ahead: the culmination of a big work project I've been working on for months followed by a bit of a goodbye party for me at the library. I'm not big on being the center of attention (as is obvious by the deep red blush I inevitably take on) but I do love a party...


Anonymous said…
How'd your draft go?? Or is it not over yet? I hope you share, although I'd understand if you don't. I'm sure your ff opponents in your league might steal some of your apparent targets with that info.

On TO, I agree that he's had nice impact everytime he goes to a new team, but I don't see it happening as much this year. Edwards is no Romo or McNabb (or even Garcia), and TO is getting up there in years. He keeps himself in great shape, sure, but that won't work forever. I think Evans will benefit greatly from TO's presence, but I'd be very cautious about reaching for Owens.

Enjoy your party!
Here's my draft update (it's being done slow, e-mail style):
1.01 Maurice Jones-Drew
2.12 Clinton Portis
3.01 Dwayne Bowe

PPR league makes Bowe really appealing though I don't know how I feel about having him as my top WR; makes me a little uneasy. Love the value of Clinton Portis at the end of the 2nd. No QBs had gone yet so Brees was tempting but I just don't usually go QB so early...
WLeung said…
I think looking at strength of schedule is pointless. Since it is difficult to predict year to year which teams/defenses will be good/bad year to year, looking at a teams' schedule to determine potential results is flawed.
Matt Calvey said…
If Terrell Owens is the 6th best wide receiver in fantasy football this year, it will be an amazing accomplishment, and a huge career turnaround for an aging receiver.
Last season, Terrell Owens was lined up in the slot BEHIND other Cowboy's receivers in order to help break the jam.
Owens has never been a burner, and if his strength is gone, he becomes a shell of his former self. He is a guy worth gambling on, on the chance of a late career revival, but it is a gamble, unworthy of being dubbed the 6th best WR in football.
Anonymous said…
Portis at the end of 2 is nice.

I like Bowe as a WR1 in a PPR league. I think you've got a very nice draft going. Good job resisting Brees. Someone else will take him and other QBs sending increased value at RB/WR your way for the 4/5 turn.
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