FANTASY BLITZ: News, facts, figures and trends

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FANTASY FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES:
  • If you own Kurt Warner, pick up Matt Leinart like yesterday!
  • Some great Waiver Wire pickups are listed below.
  • For everyone that lost their first Fantasy Football game of the season…PANIC!…I am kidding…relax…its one week…look at your team…scour the waiver wire…don’t become trader jack because the Houston offense was horrible.
  • FINDS: Chansi Stuckey, Mike Bell, Michael Bush, Devery Henderson, Joe Flacco, Mark Sanchez
  • FLUKE: Brandon Stockley, Byron Leftwich, Mario Manningham, Kerry Collins
  • Tune in the GREEN TURTLE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW every SUNDAY from NOON til 1PM hosted by FANSFANTASYFOOTBALL.COM…click to listen live at www.fox1370.com and call in toll-free if you have last minute questions at 1-866-933-1370.
TRADE BAIT(s): LT (he looked slow, and got a TD, not going to put up round 1 numbers), DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart (split carries and bad QB play are a bad combo)
STAR(S) OF WEEK (officially renamed the AP of the Week): Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson…duh!
DUD(S) of the Week: Like we said Steve Slaton, heck add in the entire Houston roster, Santana Moss, Eddie Royal, Lance Moore and Steven Jackson
Hot Pick up(s) of the week: Mike Bell, Cadillac Williams, Louis Murphy, Austin Collie, Pierre Garcon, John Carlson, Patrick Crayton, Joe Flacco, Marc Sanchez, Tim Hightower, Willis Mcgahee, Devery Henderson, Chansi Stuckley, Davone Bess and Jeremy Shockey. Also the OAKLAND D!

LAST WEEK:
Mike Bell, Michael Bush, Cadillac Williams, James Davis, Josh Morgan, Deon Butler, Anthony Fasano and Laurant Robinson.
TEAM(s) of the WEEK: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES…went on the road and beat a CAROLINA team that went to the playoffs last year.
Ut Oh of the week: HOUSTON TEXANS were playing at home and seemed to be everyones pre-season darling, I thought the Defense was the concern?
Fantasy Football Start Them This Week…



















 

Check back weekly. We will never say start LT or AP that is too obvious and We will never tell you to sit someone, but here are some people we really like you can make the sit calls or email us for our view track how accurate we are…we have been as good as everyone else so check us out.

PLEASE READ THIS WEEKS COLUMNS ON STARTS: CLICK HERE

QB’s: MUST STARTS: Brees, Brady, Rivers, Rodgers, McNabb, P. Manning, Romo, Warner and Schaub
Others to consider this week: Sanchez, Ryan, Edwards and Flacco

RB’s: MUST STARTS:
Peterson, Jones-Drew, Forte, S. Jackson, C. Johnson, Turner, D. Williams, Gore, Barber, Westbrook (when healthy), Slaton, Jacobs, and Grant
Others to consider this week: Rice, Fred Jackson, McFadden, Thomas Jones, J. Jones, Jamal Lewis and Addai

WR’s/TE’s: MUST STARTS:
Gonzales, Gates, Witten, Cooley, Clark, Fitzgerald, R. Moss, A. Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Wayne, Jennings, Colston, S. Smith, R. White, Boldin, Bowe, Welker, TJ Houshmanzdeh, OchoCinco, V. Jackson, TO and Brandon Marshall (if he is starting)
Other to consider this week: S. Holmes, D. Mason, D. Driver, De. Jackson, Shockey, Louis Murphy
Top 10 to 15 or so starts for IDP’s:
DL: Jared Allen, Julius Peppers, Mario Williams, Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck, Terrell Suggs, John Abraham, Trent Cole, Robert Mathis, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Justin Smith, Darren Howard, 
LB: Willis, Harrison, Briggs, Ray Lewis, DeMarco Ryans, Barrett Rudd, Beason (when healthy), Ware, Dansby, Fletcher, D’Qwell Jackson, Morrison, Barnett, Mayo, Cooper, David Harris
DB: Adrian Wilson, Eric Weddle, Chris Horton, Polamalu, Ed Reed, Kerry Rhodes, Gibril Wilson, Antoine Winfield, Atogwe, Y. Bell, Gamble, Michael Lewis, Quinten Mikell, Finnegan

 
Some Other Guys We Like This Week…
SLEEPER(s) OF THE WEEK…what DUD will become a STUD…at least for one week….we will try to give a QB, RB and WR/TE each week…

QB: Jason Campbell…his up and down year goes up this week.
RB:
LenDale White…Tennessee gets back to basics this week
WR/TE:
Joey Galloway…a hunch…Jets in the nickle can give up some yards.
Kicker and Defense:! Maybe no longer a sleeper after Monday night but
Oakland is for real on D…

Some Other Guys We Don’t Like This Week…
BUSTS(s) OF THE WEEK…
what STUD will become a DUD…at least for one week….we will try to give a QB, RB and WR/TE each week…

QB:
Matt Cassell...Oakland D is for real!
RB:
D. Williams…I am worried about the Carolina Offense…and DWILL is the one that gets hurt the most…
WR/TE:
Roy Williams…sorry not sold yet…
Defense:
Miami...Monday night…coming off a loss…statement game…Colts down a starting WR…i smell a rat…
Locks Of The Week…
In a suicide pool? We can help. Once again track our success. We will give you three a week.

After three years we are 158 – 63 (71.5%)…not bad!! TRULY pretty damn good…we have checked others out and we are just as good as they are!

2009 RECORD: 3 – 0
1. Atlanta over Carolina
2. Minnesota over Detroit
3. Buffalo over Tampa
BONUS LOCK: none this week..

PICK WITH POINTS…Lets see how 2009…goes!
Historical record is 382 – 381 – 24…we are a coin flip!

2009 RECORD: 11 – 5 nice start to the year!

OUR PICK IN RED!

NFL Lines For Week 2 – NFL Football Line Week Two
NFL Line 9/20 – 9/21, 2009

Date & Time
Favorite
Line
Underdog
Total
9/20 1:00 ET
At Kansas City
-3
Oakland
40
9/20 1:00 ET
At Tennessee
-7
Houston
40.5
9/20 1:00 ET
New England
-5.5
At NY Jets
46.5
9/20 1:00 ET
At Green Bay
-9
Cincinnati
42
9/20 1:00 ET
Minnesota
-9.5
At Detroit
47
9/20 1:00 ET
At Philadelphia
-1.5
New Orleans
46
9/20 1:00 ET
At Atlanta
-6
Carolina
43.5
9/20 1:00 ET
At Washington
-10
St. Louis
36.5
9/20 1:00 ET
At Jacksonville
-3.5
Arizona
42.5
9/20 4:05 ET
At San Francisco
-1.5
Seattle
39
9/20 4:05 ET
At Buffalo
-4.5
Tampa Bay
42
9/20 4:15 ET
At Denver
-3
Cleveland
37
9/20 4:15 ET
At San Diego
-3.5
Baltimore
41.5
9/20 4:15 ET
Pittsburgh
-3
At Chicago
37.5
9/20 8:20 ET
At Dallas
-3
NY Giants
43.5
Monday Night Football Line
 
 
 
 
 
9/21 8:35 ET
Indianapolis
-3
At Miami
42

 

Ken Zalis covers fantasy football for FansFantasyFootball.com and can be heard on The Rob Long Show, Mondays & Fridays from 8am-Noon on FoxSports1370 AM

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