• Draft and Trade Talk Message Board

  • krametorg krametorg Aug 14, 2009 3:34 PM Flag

    Fantasy Guru Answers Your Questions

    I am a veteran of fantasy everything for 25 years. Football, Baseball, Hockey, Basketball.
    My portfolio in H2H Football league the last 3 years is: Title, Championship game loser, Title.

    Let me ease your pain. I'll happily do my best to keep you on the straight and narrow.

    SortNewest  |  Oldest  |  Most Replied Expand all replies
    • i got offered marion barber and kevin smith and kevin walter for LT and willie parker. its a standard league, i just dont know if the drop from lt to barber is worth it.

    • Your Resolved QuestionShow me another »
      Rate fantasy team and any changes needed?
      QB Donovan McNabb, Phi QB
      RB Maurice Jones-Drew, Jac RB
      RB Steve Slaton, Hou RB
      RB/WR Darren McFadden, Oak RB
      WR Greg Jennings, GB WR
      WR Wes Welker, NE WR P
      TE Zach Miller, Oak TE P
      D/ST Panthers D/ST, Car D/ST
      K David Akers, Phi K

      Bench Antonio Bryant*, TB WR
      Bench Cedric Benson, Cin RB
      Bench Eddie Royal, Den WR
      Bench Donald Driver, GB WR
      Bench LeSean McCoy, Phi RB
      Bench Joe Flacco, Bal QB
      Bench Nate Washington, Ten WR

      Do I try to upgrade some at QB, should i try to do something else, or stay put?

    • my starting running backs are steve slaton and deAngelo williams. my bn running back is thomas jones.

      should i drop jones to get one of these rbs?
      ryan grant
      ray rice
      darren mcfadden
      kevin smith

    • Check out my post please. I've been answering everyone today and I'm having a hard time getting people to help me out.

    • Me and my brother in law want a consensus as to which of our teams are better.

      We are in an eight team league that has 16 players each and standard scoring.

      Team A
      QB - Philip Rivers
      WR - Andre Johnson
      WR- Eddie Royal
      RB- DeAngelo Williams
      RB- Chris Johnson
      TE- Tony Gonzalez
      K- Rob Bironas
      D- Pittsburgh D

      Santonio Holmes
      Chris Wells
      Laveranues Coles
      Devin Hester
      Brett Favre
      Hakeem Nicks
      JaMarcus Russell

      Team B
      QB- Matt Ryan
      WR- Larry Fitzgerald
      WR- Steve Smith
      RB- Steven Jackson
      RB- Ryan Grant
      TE- Chris Cooly
      K- Nate Kaeding
      D- Titans D

      Matt Cassel
      Ben Rothlisberger
      Ronnie Brown
      Pierre Thomas
      Lee Evans
      Santana Moss
      John Carlson

    • Who should I take with the number 6 pick overall?

      • 1 Reply to Justin J
      • At this position you should have your choice between De. Williams, Tomlinson, Westbrook, Slaton, Brees or Fitzgerald among others. For my money, I think if he's there, I'm going with DeAngelo Williams.i think the devaluation of Williams because of Stewart's presence is as overblown as the way people take RB's 90% of the time in first round is. Nothing in the stats supports that except for the fact that that's what people want. If you use ratings, and i often do, I look for the player who gives me the greatest separation from the average point getter at his position. For instance, I only look at the top 12 at QB for instance because there are only 12 QBs starting in my league. Brees gives more point separation ABOVE THE AVERAGE QB than any other player regardless of position. AP is second. Going by stats, you should take Brees because he will give you the best bang for your buck where as the average separation between Williams and other RBs is much smaller than Brees gets. But at 6, you probably can take Williams and STILL get Brees in round 2 and avoid getting shut out durin gthe dubious run on RBs, and/or at least Manning who is close to Brees. This way you get both and have a great team going through two rounds.

    • what do you think of my last mock draft (1st pick- 12 man league)

      1. Adrian Peterson (Min - RB)
      2. Peyton Manning (Ind - QB)
      3. Anquan Boldin (Ari - WR)
      4. Larry Johnson (KC - RB)
      5. Derrick Ward (TB - RB)
      6. Eddie Royal (Den - WR)
      7. Knowshon Moreno (Den - RB)
      8. Bernard Berrian (Min - WR)
      9. Jeremy Shockey (NO - TE)
      10. Michael Crabtree (SF - WR)
      11. Eli Manning (NYG - QB)
      12. New England (NE - DEF)
      13. Jeremy Maclin (Phi - WR)
      14. Willis McGahee (Bal - RB)
      15. Robbie Gould (Chi - K)

    • So how is my team?

      R. Moss
      R. White
      F. Gore
      M. Barber
      J. Carlson
      R. Gould

      T. Jones
      L. Johnson
      B. Edwards
      K. Walters
      K. Moreno
      K. Orton

    • alright need help.
      i get matt forte
      i give lendale white and percy harvin
      i have roddy white, steve smith antonio bryant at wr and tuner, shonn greene, and ricky williams at rb

      what do you think? is it worth it

      • 1 Reply to Michael
      • Nut just yes, but HELL YES! I like this deal a LOT.

        Forte is a top 5 pick overall. He is only going to get better with Cutler distracting defenses.

        White is going into a contract year, but it's pretty damn crowded in Tennesee. Harvin to me is risky. His drug issue not withstanding, he's smallish at 5'11 and more of a Dion Branch than a Randy Moss.

        I will say that I almost ALWAYS trade hype for proven talent. You can get burned once in a great while, but only about 10% of the time will that go against you completely with nothing in return. Let's remember, Harvin, even if he's does half way ok, and same for White, you still get Forte so that would be a win/win in the very least. More than likely, you won't look back after this deal.

        Go for it!

    • Who are your top 5 sleepers for the deep roster leagues??

      • 1 Reply to tluv
      • in a previous post i wrote:

        At RB in 2009 (not in any particular order)

        Ray Rice, Balt
        Derrick Ward, TB
        Cedric Bensen, CIN.
        ...and maybe, LenDale White who's going into a contract year.

        At WR:
        Anthony Gonalez, IND (replaces Marvin Harrison
        Lavernaues Coles, CIN (replaced TJ Housh)

        Rookies I like having impacts this year are Chris Wells (AZ), Morena (DEN) and Shonn Greene (NYJ) as 3 guys who could have impact this year.

        Michael Crabtree would not ordinarily be on my list but I have to say, contrary to a lot of popular wisdom out there, Crabtree has not be going too early in drafts, Usually he is around in the 5-6th round of mock drafts I have attended. I like Crabtree if he's on your board for a 3rd receiver.

    • View More Messages

Expert Fantasy Advice

Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Football