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Oh no, Romo...get your replacement advice here!

I feel for you, Tony Romo owners. If you missed the news that Romo broke his left collarbone and could possibly be out for the season, then scope out the injury summary here. Now Romo owners I'd like to tell you a tale of my Week 7 quarterbacks. With Peyton Manning and Matt Schaub on bye and my backup (Vince Young) injured, I had some serious holes at QB this past week. I admitted on here a few days ago that I was starting Josh Freeman in one league but what I didn't admit was that I was starting Ryan Fitzpatrick in another league...against the Ravens. By all accounts, a horrific idea. And yet! Freeman and Fitzpatrick both led me to victory (the latter putting up tremendous stats) and while this might have just been a lucky week for me, I would encourage you to be a little bold and play the QB roulette each week. A little stressful but you never know when a free agent will surprise. As Matt Schauf notes in his RapidReactions article, Fitzpatrick is the only QB to throw for more than 1 TD in each game this season. Not too shabby, my friends, not too shabby.
  • Roto Arcade lists a ranking of some possible QBs that might be available in your league in Fantasy disaster: Tony Romo breaks left collarbone.
  • Or see who Razzball suggests both for Romo replacements as well as other positions in Waivering Wire: Romo Edition.
  • Other waiver wire links:
    • Pigskin Addiction's Waiver Wire Work
    • Fantasy Football Jungle's Waiver Wire: Week 8
    • KFFL.com's Waiver Wire - link goes to RB but other positions linked off this page
    • FantasyPros911.com's Week Eight Waiver Wire Pickups
    • Monk's IDP Week 8 Waiver Wire Pick Ups for those in IDP leagues
    • The Sports Outlaw's Waiver Wire Week 8 - side note, Jeremy of The Sports Outlaw is dominating in the Buffalo Wild Wings league that we're both playing in again this year - he's undefeated and I like to think of him as following in my footsteps (perhaps I'm just trying to remind myself of my great 2009 season to make up for my lame 2010 season...) - good work, Jeremy, keep it rolling!
  • Sports Grumblings' The Fire Sale talks vicious hits as well as players whose value is either going up or headed down.
  • Hatty Waiver Wire Guru's Week 8 rankings are already up - they're listed by position and updated throughout the week.

Comments

Jeremy Miller said…
Sara, I can't duplicate your magic of last season, but hopefully I can go wire to wire as you did last year. Thanks for the mention!

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