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Bowe is he worth a roster spot? (1 Viewer)

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Seems like he's off more than he is on although I have noticed a trend that he has his better scoring weeks on even weeks. Weeks 2 and 4 so far he has had decent games. KC has Oakland is week 6 however which makes me believe the big play will not be needed too much. You keeping Dwayne Bowe on your squad in redraft? I cant believe I am asking this, dude was my 4th round pick.

 
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Seems like he's off more than he is on although I have noticed a trend that he has his better scoring weeks on even weeks. Weeks 2 and 4 so far he has had decent games. KC has Oakland is week 6 however which makes me believe the big play will not be needed too much. You keeping Dwayne Bowe on your squad in redraft? I cant believe I am asking this, dude was my 4th round pick.
I can't believe you actually believe that him scoring more points on even weeks (based on a 4 week sample size) has any meaning at all.

 
I was able to trade him away before the game and I feel lucky to be rid of him. I would not have dropped him out of pride since he was my 5th round pick but, that would just make me a fool that waits.

 
Seems like he's off more than he is on although I have noticed a trend that he has his better scoring weeks on even weeks. Weeks 2 and 4 so far he has had decent games. KC has Oakland is week 6 however which makes me believe the big play will not be needed too much. You keeping Dwayne Bowe on your squad in redraft? I cant believe I am asking this, dude was my 4th round pick.
I can't believe you actually believe that him scoring more points on even weeks (based on a 4 week sample size) has any meaning at all.
Hey, it worked for Eric Moulds :P

 
Probably.

Though, I did just trade him away, literally, for a roster spot3 days ago.

(0-4. He'd cost too much to keep and nobody would trade anything I'd want to roster for him. I prefer to use the roster spot on 3rd string RBs)

 
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Seems like he's off more than he is on although I have noticed a trend that he has his better scoring weeks on even weeks. Weeks 2 and 4 so far he has had decent games. KC has Oakland is week 6 however which makes me believe the big play will not be needed too much. You keeping Dwayne Bowe on your squad in redraft? I cant believe I am asking this, dude was my 4th round pick.
I can't believe you actually believe that him scoring more points on even weeks (based on a 4 week sample size) has any meaning at all.
Denial I guess trying to find a reason to hold on

 
If you're in a standard 10-teamer and see value on the WW he's definitely droppable. He's the 3rd option on a run first team.

 
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Kinda silly thread when what you really want to do is ##### about his performance, I get it.

Just cut him and see what the league does in terms of who grabs him the fastest. You are not cutting Bowe, you might bench for a while.

 
I'll keep him on my bench unless I'm desperate but his 2nd half schedule looks good - Bills, Broncos 2x, Chargers and Redskins in weeks 9-14.

 
Seems like he's off more than he is on although I have noticed a trend that he has his better scoring weeks on even weeks. Weeks 2 and 4 so far he has had decent games. KC has Oakland is week 6 however which makes me believe the big play will not be needed too much. You keeping Dwayne Bowe on your squad in redraft? I cant believe I am asking this, dude was my 4th round pick.
I can't believe you actually believe that him scoring more points on even weeks (based on a 4 week sample size) has any meaning at all.
Hey, it worked for Eric Moulds :P
:goodposting:

:lmao:

 
Traded him for Sproles last week. Makes me question the competitiveness of my league.

I was about to cut Bowe myself, in my 12 teamer.

 
I would cut him if I had him which I don't. Guys like this sink your roster and kill your teams. If you start him you regret it, if you sit him on your bench your missing out on better players on the WW. You can't start him or let him collect dust on your shelf thinking the offense is suddenly going to turn it around. Let someone else in your league suffer this consequence and let him go.

 
The answer is no, you bench him. We have no idea what will happen next, what if Alex Smith gets hurt and Chase Daniels comes in and does like Brian Hoyer? What if the Chiefs have a run on bad luck on defense and get a lot of injuries and they can't stop teams anymore forcing the Chiefs to open up the offense. I guess in a 10 team league or less you can drop him but in 12 team leagues with 18 man rosters there is very little on the waivers that has the upside of Bowe.

 
He wasn't even part of the offense in the first half. One bad pass, then he dove and grabbed a pass that was batted back(aimed at someone else) I don't recall exactly when he got his next pass, but it felt like a long time after avery got hurt.

Pollard was awesome on Charles, but Smith kept throwing(which is a good thing for the most part) there. McGrath caught a bunch and some really annoying two and three yard catches. There wasn't like any overwhelming reason to not go to Bowe and they still didn't throw to him.

The game changed on a few bad calls that advanced the ball, it wasn't so much the Chiefs offensive prowess.

I would trade him in FF, see if his name yields anything worthwhile.

 
I was frustrated with both Bowe and Ridley. Decided no more waiting. Last night I managed to trade Bowe, CClay, Geno Smith and SF D for R.Wilson,Gronk, Chi D and LBlount. I miss not having the SF D but happy to be rid of Bowe. I then cut Ridley and picked up Saints D.

 
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Sometimes you just gotta know hen to fold em. Admit you made a mistake in drafting a guy. Bowe's situation seems set. He is a good big play wr on a team that is built on defense and dink and dunk passing. He's not a good fit. As long as Alex smith is the qb bowe will remain irrelevant. He might have his td here and there but gl predicting that and in the meantime he kills your team with lines like today.

I tried first to trade him and there was absolutely zero interest. So I cut him. And picked up Keenan Allen. Who is already paying dividends.

Drafted him in the 5th rd. don't feel stupid at all for cutting him. He had 4 weeks to show me that he could be something in this offense but the evidence against that piled up so quickly.

This is not abase of "be patient with your struggling stud". He's in a new offense that doesn't fit his skill set.

 
FWIW, he was cut in one of my 12 team leagues for Denarius Moore. 13 man rosters with a 5 man bench in this league.

 
Sometimes you just gotta know hen to fold em. Admit you made a mistake in drafting a guy. Bowe's situation seems set. He is a good big play wr on a team that is built on defense and dink and dunk passing. He's not a good fit. As long as Alex smith is the qb bowe will remain irrelevant. He might have his td here and there but gl predicting that and in the meantime he kills your team with lines like today.

I tried first to trade him and there was absolutely zero interest. So I cut him. And picked up Keenan Allen. Who is already paying dividends.

Drafted him in the 5th rd. don't feel stupid at all for cutting him. He had 4 weeks to show me that he could be something in this offense but the evidence against that piled up so quickly.

This is not abase of "be patient with your struggling stud". He's in a new offense that doesn't fit his skill set.
A lot of this is true, but it is still foolish to cut him. He looks to be ranked around 50th right now among WRs, so in a regular 12-team league, assuming most teams go 5 WRs deep, he is still more than good enough to keep rostered. Cutting him because he has been a bust, which is more of an emotional move, seems foolish. Hell, I have him on quite a few teams, and am ready to hang him from his balls, but I am not gonna cut him. if nothing else, I would never forgive myself if someone else picked him up and he turned it around a bit (which seems likely) and beat me with him somewhere down the line. He should definitely be on the bench if you have better options right now, but cutting him outright? Nope.

 
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He might blow up and make you regret it, but it's more than likely you end pleased that some sucker picks him up and starts him against you.

 
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Been on my bench for weeks now. It's a long season, though, and most of the WRs on the wire are no sure-fire upgrade. I'd rather wait and see if Reid finds a way to get him the ball more over seeing if the Pats can get the ball more to Dobson (as an example).

 
Sometimes you just gotta know hen to fold em. Admit you made a mistake in drafting a guy. Bowe's situation seems set. He is a good big play wr on a team that is built on defense and dink and dunk passing. He's not a good fit. As long as Alex smith is the qb bowe will remain irrelevant. He might have his td here and there but gl predicting that and in the meantime he kills your team with lines like today.

I tried first to trade him and there was absolutely zero interest. So I cut him. And picked up Keenan Allen. Who is already paying dividends.

Drafted him in the 5th rd. don't feel stupid at all for cutting him. He had 4 weeks to show me that he could be something in this offense but the evidence against that piled up so quickly.

This is not abase of "be patient with your struggling stud". He's in a new offense that doesn't fit his skill set.
Made this same move this morning when the waivers were processed. I was happy with it. I assume some one will pike up Bowe but I tried to trade him for just about anything with no hope.

 
I actually have to start him this week or cut him due to byes. I am looking at guys like Allen, Randle, Wright and Washingthon on waivers or stick it out and hold my nose with Bowe. Problem is though I already have 3 loses so there isnt much room for error.

 
Bowe will score at least 2 TD's this week against the Raiders. He barely missed a TD last week on two occasions. Once when he stepped out of bounds and no one was in front of him in the 4th quarter and once when he was tackled at the one inch line. I definitely wouldn't cut him. Andy Reid offenses tend to get better as the season progresses.

 
Bowe will score at least 2 TD's this week against the Raiders. He barely missed a TD last week on two occasions. Once when he stepped out of bounds and no one was in front of him in the 4th quarter and once when he was tackled at the one inch line. I definitely wouldn't cut him. Andy Reid offenses tend to get better as the season progresses.
I admittedly didn't watch the entire game last week but I did see a play while watching the red zone that had me laughing out loud. I believe Smith threw a fade to Bowe in the end zone and not only was Bowe unable to beat the press, he didn't even remotely try; the DB completely jammed him at the LOS (Bowe didn't even make it into the end zone).

I want to believe he'll turn it around but I've seen absolutely nothing thus far to suggest it's even a possibility. I'm afraid it would take a Smith injury or a complete defensive regression for Bowe to get "back on track".

OAK is indeed a good match-up but short of a fluke, KC won't have to throw for a majority of the game. If Bowe does anything, at this point you just have to chalk it up to dumb luck.

 
He will ride my bench one more week in hopes he produces something. If he does, I'll take the 1st 'decent' offer I get, otherwise he'll be dropped. I can use that roster spot to manage bye week issues.

If you can not find a spot for dead weight on your bench, I'd have little fear of someone picking him up only to sit him; as everyone has limited bench spots..

 
FWIW, FBG and ESPN have him at WR34, and CBS has him at WR13, WR13 and WR16 (3 rankers). Roto has him as a "dice-roll WR3". I guess the "experts" think he is worth a roster spot at the least. I need a WR to fill byes for Dre in week 8 and Fitz in week 9. I may drop Pierce or Tate for him (Chiefs have Browns and Bills those weeks).

 
There's 12 higher scoring wr's on our ww right now. I have little fear of someone scooping him up with his current level of production. Talent wise he's head and shoulders above what's available, but in his current situation, replacements are readily available.

 
Bowe will score at least 2 TD's this week against the Raiders. He barely missed a TD last week on two occasions. Once when he stepped out of bounds and no one was in front of him in the 4th quarter and once when he was tackled at the one inch line. I definitely wouldn't cut him. Andy Reid offenses tend to get better as the season progresses.
How much do you want to bet Denarius Moore will have better numbers than Bowe?

 
I'm not sure how much the offense has changed under Andy Reid, but it's very possible the playbook will be opening more as the season progresses. We see it every year. I would think they need to open up the offense to compete with DEN or similar teams. Not sure they've been tested in a shootout.

That being said...Reid threw alot in Philly, but never really made any WR fantasy stars (except for one year with TO). Also, Alex Smith was more TE-friendly in his SF years, so not sure that bodes well.

When the run game failed in KC in the past, they threw short TDs to Bowe (post Gonzalez). That's also not the case now. Plus they have that undrafted TE with the Muppet beard they seem to like.

Net of it is..he sits on my bench while Waiver guys start ahead of him (K.Allen, Edelmen).

 

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