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Week 02 2023 who should I start thread **OFFICIALLY UNOFFICIAL** (1 Viewer)

Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
 
.5 point PPR. Need 4 of the following 6–but at least one needs to be a WR or TE. Only other potential pertinent info is that I will be starting two Detroit players in Goff and St. Brown.

Mark Andrews
Rhomondre Stevenson
David Montgomery
Joshua Kelly
Tyler Algier
Terry McLauren.
I think you eliminate McLaurin until we are sure the toe is 100 (unless you think Andrews is not fully healthy). I heard he appeared slowed by it in week 1.
Then sitting one of the 4 RB's...I would bench Kelley because of the match-up on D.
 
Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
  1. Elijah Moore
  2. Doubs
  3. Herbert
  4. Kyren
  5. Allen Robinson
  6. Moss
  7. McKinnon
 
Which 2 would you pick between Roschon, Pickens & JSN?

And Nacua or Dotson? If Howell played in week 1 like in the pre-season, this would likely be Dotson easily even after Nacua's first game but...

Pickens & Smith-Njigba

Dotson but if you paid up in FAAB for Puka why not?
 
12 team 1/2 point ppr.
Geno Smith against a bad detroit or Richardson against a pretty good Houston pass D. Im leaning giving Geno 1 more chance.

Josh reynolds vs seattle
Puka vs SF
Allen Robinson vs cleveland
Burks vs LAC ( assuming Nuk doesnt play)
need 2

Hall vs Dallas
Mostert vs NE
plus those WR's
need 1 flex.

right now I am leaning Puka and Burks with Mostert at the flex Burks is out for sure if hopkins plays and reynolds moving in Also I know full well that Hall> Mostert but the limited touches has me leaning Mostert. Wish I knew he was going to rip off another 83 yarder lol
 
Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
It would be between Moss and and Doubs for me. I lean Moss.
 
While I would go Robinson over Moss, I could see Robinson being pretty uninspiring this week.

A 17-10 Broncos win seems like a reasonably likely outcome. I hope not. I hope Sammy and the fellas light it up, but a stinker is certainly in play.

Moss will likely get a similar workload as Robinson on a team that will likely score more points.
Moss also went for 114/1 last time he faced the Texans.

I'd start Robinson, but I don't think it's worth a gentle slapping for starting Moss either.

You know what, you're right. I kind of wrote off Moss bc he always looked like he had cement in his shoes in Buffalo, but he played well for the Colts over the last month of 2022. I might have to move him up in my rankings from trash bag to mediocre.

I stand by B-Rob > Moss but he's not completely worthless.
 
.5 point PPR. Need 4 of the following 6–but at least one needs to be a WR or TE. Only other potential pertinent info is that I will be starting two Detroit players in Goff and St. Brown.

Mark Andrews
Rhomondre Stevenson
David Montgomery
Joshua Kelly
Tyler Algier
Terry McLauren.
I think you eliminate McLaurin until we are sure the toe is 100 (unless you think Andrews is not fully healthy). I heard he appeared slowed by it in week 1.
Then sitting one of the 4 RB's...I would bench Kelley because of the match-up on D.
Agree on McLauren....if Ekler doesnt play Kelly is in for me. I would sit Mongomery if Ekler plays.
 
Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
  1. Elijah Moore
  2. Doubs
  3. Herbert
  4. Kyren
  5. Allen Robinson
  6. Moss
  7. McKinnon
Why Moore?
 
Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
  1. Elijah Moore
  2. Doubs
  3. Herbert
  4. Kyren
  5. Allen Robinson
  6. Moss
  7. McKinnon
Why Moore?

  • tied Amari for targets Wk 1
  • 20.3% of air yards
  • 22.7% first-read share
  • likely matchup is Chandon Sullivan - 78.9% catch rate and 107.8 passer rating allowed last season
  • Moore & Cooper were the only WR to see red zone targets
 
12 team 1/2 point ppr.
Geno Smith against a bad detroit or Richardson against a pretty good Houston pass D. Im leaning giving Geno 1 more chance.

Josh reynolds vs seattle
Puka vs SF
Allen Robinson vs cleveland
Burks vs LAC ( assuming Nuk doesnt play)
need 2

Hall vs Dallas
Mostert vs NE
plus those WR's
need 1 flex.

right now I am leaning Puka and Burks with Mostert at the flex Burks is out for sure if hopkins plays and reynolds moving in Also I know full well that Hall> Mostert but the limited touches has me leaning Mostert. Wish I knew he was going to rip off another 83 yarder lol

Seattle is missing both starting OT. I don't view the Detroit D as being bad, but then again the Seahawks have hung 99 on them the last two years so I understand the skepticism. I think they'll get multiple sacks and the most anticipated home opener of my lifetime is going to be loud af. Revenge Tour starts Sunday, could be a blowout. But the line dropped bc it looks like LT Decker will be out as well. That'll necessitate 2-3 moves on Detroit's OL (probably Sewell to LT, Vaitai to RT, Glasgow off the bench at RG.)

Puka (oblique) was LP today but should go Sunday. I'd roll with him.

Burks > Robinson > Reynolds but if you're an underdog I'd think about Josh. He went 7-81-1 v Seattle last year (ARSB was out) and all 3 of this TDs last year were at home. On the season he actually led the team in RZ targets inside the 10. Between the 20s I like LaPorta this week but Goff trusts #8 down close. Led Detroit in receiving yards v KCC.

I'd stick with Breece Hall, but I can see why it's easy to talk yourself out of it. Small sample size but he's honestly never had a disappointing half/PPR game in his 8 game career. Lousy OL, timeshare, great D on the road, junior varsity QB - but I'm a believer in his talent. Always start your studs was a great crutch argument in the 00s but it applies here. IMO

EDIT - I forgot pitch count, per Robert Saleh. I'd still go with Hall over Mostert.
 
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Standard scoring, Starting Chubb and Olave, need 2 from the following:

Aiyuk @ Rams - was week 1 a mirage? A product of man vs zone as i've read a few times? or a huge breakout few saw coming?
K.Walker @ Lions - Ran quite well but will the OL injuries make things tough?
J.Williams @ Panthers - can he bounce back? Week 1 was poor but Titans are tough against the run and the volume should be there?
J.Kelley @ Titans - unexpected opportunity, ran well week one, very tough run DEF
T.Allegier vs Packers - Ran great week 1 but was that just a product of Atlanta being ahead throughout?

Thanks!!
 
Standard scoring, Starting Chubb and Olave, need 2 from the following:

Aiyuk @ Rams - was week 1 a mirage? A product of man vs zone as i've read a few times? or a huge breakout few saw coming?
K.Walker @ Lions - Ran quite well but will the OL injuries make things tough?
J.Williams @ Panthers - can he bounce back? Week 1 was poor but Titans are tough against the run and the volume should be there?
J.Kelley @ Titans - unexpected opportunity, ran well week one, very tough run DEF
T.Allegier vs Packers - Ran great week 1 but was that just a product of Atlanta being ahead throughout?

Thanks!!

Aiyuk & Williams

as an aside, Allgeier might be the most misspelled player in FF
 
Standard scoring, Starting Chubb and Olave, need 2 from the following:

Aiyuk @ Rams - was week 1 a mirage? A product of man vs zone as i've read a few times? or a huge breakout few saw coming?
K.Walker @ Lions - Ran quite well but will the OL injuries make things tough?
J.Williams @ Panthers - can he bounce back? Week 1 was poor but Titans are tough against the run and the volume should be there?
J.Kelley @ Titans - unexpected opportunity, ran well week one, very tough run DEF
T.Allegier vs Packers - Ran great week 1 but was that just a product of Atlanta being ahead throughout?

Thanks!!

Aiyuk & Williams

as an aside, Allgeier might be the most misspelled player in FF

I think Kelley runs him close, seen it spelled Kelly dozens of times, Allgeier has him beat on the variety of misspellings though!
 
after my gaffe not dressing Swift, my flex spot has come down to

Puka, the man the myth the legend vs SF's not so great secondary. Let's face it, Pickett made them look good
Allgier, my main problem with that is I already have Bijan. The Packers D might be bad enough to service two RB's. Patterson could also come in and take red zone snaps, who knows?

.5 ppr RB carries .1 each
 
Half PPR, Half PPfirst down. Need a WR2 out of this motley crew:

J Dotson @ DEN
Nico v Indy
Puka v SF

Currently leaning Dotson, hoping Terry draws Surtain (opponent also has Terry).
 
after my gaffe not dressing Swift, my flex spot has come down to

Puka, the man the myth the legend vs SF's not so great secondary. Let's face it, Pickett made them look good
Allgier, my main problem with that is I already have Bijan. The Packers D might be bad enough to service two RB's. Patterson could also come in and take red zone snaps, who knows?

.5 ppr RB carries .1 each
I think you gotta go Puka, but it's close.
 
Non-PPR, 2 pt bonuses at 100/150 yds rushing / receiving...6 pt TDs
Pick 2: Sun God, DK, Aiyuk
Pick 2: Joshua Kelley, James Cook, Najee Harris

Thanks in advance!:-)
 
Need one for flex. 12 team PPR:

* K. Herbert @TB - Tough matchup against TB run D. May lose touches.
* Z. Moss @HOU - Practiced in full. Sources indicating he could be the lead back. HOU run D is weak. Good spot.
* Kyren Williams vs SF - Terrible matchup. If LAR get behind it seems like he's the 3rd down back as well.
* R. Doubs @ATL -- C. Watson may be out? Not a great matchup against ATLs corners.
* E. Moore @PIT - Keep seeing all this talk about his usage. Potential breakout. Watson seems iffy.
* A. Robinson vs CLE -- D. Johnson out. CLE secondary not a great matchup. Could see PIT just running Harris/Warren a ton in a slugfest.
* J. McKinnon @Jax - Hard to play him after last week's no show. CEL a little ill I guess. In a high scorere, McKinnon could surprise and apparently JAX is terrible against RBs out of the backfield.

Which one?

Thanks
I'd go Moore for upside though Herbert should get play of work assuming it's a close game (so higher floor).
 
Have to sit one of these. Full PPR

AJ Dillon(assuming Jones is out)
Rachaad White
Zay Flowers

If Jones ends up playing, it’s an easy call. But I feel like if he’s out I have to start Dillon. That leaves White vs Flowers.
 
1ppr pick 2 WR out of

Garrett Wilson vs Dallas
Tee Higgins vs Ravens
Bourne vs Miami
Shaheed vs Carolina
Doubs vs Atlanta

Stuck in indecision hell with this.
 
SF PPR with Diontae and Kupp out and Ekeler probably out I need a flex. Darren Waller @ AZ (it’s looking like Mark Andrews starts at TE) or OBJ @ CIN? My other options are not pretty - woods, Campbell, funk?
 
1ppr pick 2 WR out of

Garrett Wilson vs Dallas
Tee Higgins vs Ravens
Bourne vs Miami
Shaheed vs Carolina
Doubs vs Atlanta

Stuck in indecision hell with this.

Think I'm going Higgins and Bourne. Phins Patriots could have some points and Higgins has to bounce back. Doubs is a close choice too but feel the floor may be lower for him.
 
I'm an underdog currently going against explosive players and need to probably swing for the fences. 12 team 0.5 ppr 3 WR 1 flex

Pick 1 RB, 1 WR, 1 Flex

N. Harris v Cle
Z. Moss v HOU
J. Kelley v TEN

J. Jeudy v WAS
N. Collins v IND
E. Moore v PIT

Thank you!
 
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Non-PPR, 2 pt bonuses at 100/150 yds rushing / receiving...6 pt TDs
Pick 2: Sun God, DK, Aiyuk
Pick 2: Joshua Kelley, James Cook, Najee Harris

Thanks in advance!:-)

Sun God, DK due to track meet
Kelley, J. Cook. Really souring on Najee after last week but I could be overreacting.
 
SF PPR with Diontae and Kupp out and Ekeler probably out I need a flex. Darren Waller @ AZ (it’s looking like Mark Andrews starts at TE) or OBJ @ CIN? My other options are not pretty - woods, Campbell, funk?

Waller's upside is good with the risk considering you probably need upside. OBJ needs a bit more target share
 
Standard scoring + PPR

Schultz, Kincaid, Musgrave @ TE?
M. Sanders, B. Robinson or Mostert to pair w/ Rhomandre @ RB?

THANK YOU
Matchups?
Schultz vs Indy
Musgrave AT ATL
Kincaid vs LV

Sanders vs NO
Robinson AT DEN
Mostert AT NE
In the future including home vs road info is much appreciated. TIA

Outside the top guys TEs are, IMO random number generators. In this case Schultz is not an option IMO. He plays on, by far the worst offense of your options.

It's really a coin to ss between Kincaid & Musgrave but, IMO the Raiders haven't been able to cover a TE for over 20 years. So I lean

Kincaid>Musgrave

ETA: I still see Q designations for Watson & Jones. If they are both out I agree with @BobbyLayne

Musgrave>Kincaid

Mostert not really an option IMO. Bad matchup, Achane is back and that offense runs through the air.

Between Sanders & Robinson it's another coin toss. Sanders looks to be a bigger part of his team's offensive identity than Robinson and he's at home while Robinson has a tough roadie.

Sanders>Robinson
 
So with the Ekeler news I need ONE of the following:

FPC scoring:

J.Kelley @ Tenn
Z.Flowers @ Cinn
R.Shaheed @ Car
S.LaPorta vs Sea
 
PPR.
I need 2 RBs + 2 Flex plays amongst these guys:

J. Gibbs vs SEA
D. Montgomery vs SEA
Kenneth Walker @ DET
Zay Flowers @ CIN
DJ Moore @ TB
Garrett Wilson @ DAL

I can't believe I'm already leaning towards sitting Garrett Wilson, but that Dallas D plus Zach Wilson is a scary combo
After what Dallas did to the Giants, and with the Jets poor OL and on the road you would be considering benching Garrett no matter who the QB was.

So, yes bench him IMO.

I 100% start Gibbs & Montgomery too. Capturing 100% of the Detroit run game gives you a great floor/ceiling combo.

The choice between Walker, Zay & Moore shouldn't be this difficult.

Realistically last week should be an outlier for Moore. I know that's tough to bank on but he's your best remaining player
Tampa Bay may be tough on D but they're not prohibitive. You probably need to roll the dice on him.

I don't know what to think of Zay. He gets open, that's for sure but his ADOT was 2.8 yards (which makes his YAC/R of 5.7 pretty impressive) , which gives him real value on PPR but seems to cap upside a bit (big plays will be tougher to come by). And 10 targets seems like a big ask consistently.

With both Cross & Lucas out things could get ugly for Seattle. The Lions feel like a great streaming D this week. I typically favor the RB in these discussions because of potential volume and I think Walker will see volume, but maybe, like last week only for the first 3 quarters. He was efficient running last week but both tackles pretty much missed the entire 4th quarter and Walker got 1 look so I don't know if his efficiency holds up without them.

Super tough call between Walker & Flowers IMO. I've gone back and forth several times in my head already.

I'm going to say maybe the Seattle offense has more ability than we saw last week so

With little confidence
Walker>Flowers
 
Need two
PPR
Dotson @ Denver
Pittman @ Houston
KIRK vs KC
Reynolds vs Sea
I'm gonna use the top two but figured I would ask in case I am missing something. 😀 tia
 
Trade question. Trying to acquire a banged up C. Watson. Owner of Watson looking for RB depth.

Was thinking of offering R. Doubs & McKinnon.

You could argue R. Doubs is 1B to Watson being 1A. Even a chance they are equals by EOS.

Could also throw in RBs Z. Moss, Kyren Williams, J. Warren.

This owner is panicking. Already drafted a hurt C. Kupp, a banged up M. Andrews, a banged up C. Watson, A banged up A. Jones, and J. Taylor. Yikes. Want to take advantage.

Curious if in PPR if anyone would think this would fly with the Watson owner.
 
Trade question. Trying to acquire a banged up C. Watson. Owner of Watson looking for RB depth.

Was thinking of offering R. Doubs & McKinnon.

You could argue R. Doubs is 1B to Watson being 1A. Even a chance they are equals by EOS.

Could also throw in RBs Z. Moss, Kyren Williams, J. Warren.

This owner is panicking. Already drafted a hurt C. Kupp, a banged up M. Andrews, a banged up C. Watson, A banged up A. Jones, and J. Taylor. Yikes. Want to take advantage.

Curious if in PPR if anyone would think this would fly with the Watson owner.
I actually prefer Doubs to Watson myself. I would try for Andrews or Taylor instead. Good luck.
 
Trade question. Trying to acquire a banged up C. Watson. Owner of Watson looking for RB depth.

Was thinking of offering R. Doubs & McKinnon.

You could argue R. Doubs is 1B to Watson being 1A. Even a chance they are equals by EOS.

Could also throw in RBs Z. Moss, Kyren Williams, J. Warren.

This owner is panicking. Already drafted a hurt C. Kupp, a banged up M. Andrews, a banged up C. Watson, A banged up A. Jones, and J. Taylor. Yikes. Want to take advantage.

Curious if in PPR if anyone would think this would fly with the Watson owner.
I actually prefer Doubs to Watson myself. I would try for Andrews or Taylor instead. Good luck.

Interesting. I have Kelceso no use for Andrews. Taylor an interesting idea.

My RB depth is great but hate the quality. Going with Kelce and L. Jackson early left me with Pierce, Montgomery, Herbert, and Mostert.

I could keep Doubs and dangle E. MOore who has some buzz right now.
 
Standard Scoring League and I need to pick 2 RBs to start.

Mostert
Swift
Herbert
Kyren Williams
I still think Herbert is the guy in Chicago. He saw 14 opportunities and Roschon didn't see his first look until mid 3rd quarter of a blowout.

I don't like Mostert because Achane is back and the offense runs first, last & always through Tua.

Kyren got the volume and the Rams seem to favor him but what a terrible matchup. Are the Rams RBs a factor in the passing game? Two total targets last week.

That brings us to Swift (SWIFT!!!)* I hate recommending him but...do you have an option with more upside? As to downside, what is Mostert, Williams and Herbert's downside? Maybe better but it ain't pretty. Unless we hear the Penny (or Scott) is named the starter I think I am rolling with the guy on the best offense with the best matchup. That's Swift.

Swift>Herbert>Kyren>Mostert

*That's never going to get old for me. Ever. Accept it and move on.
Thank you for the swift response and reassuring me on my Swift decision.

Nice to have a head start (had Hockenson too) and feel like now this next decision is less crucial, though still trying to put as many points on the board as I can.

I’m in 3 leagues and have Herbert on the bench in all 3 currently but may flip him in over the likes of Kyren, Doubs and Gus Edwards.
 
PPR league. Puka or Dotson

Non-PPR: Brian Robinson or Kyren Williams
Same team? Diversification feels important here.

Since it's PPR, and if he plays, I like Puka more than Dotson. Better QB and despite being blown out Kupp had two solid games vs the Niners last year.

I like Robinson more as a player than Kyren and worry about the Niner defense more than Denver so I am comfortable with Robinson.

If Puka is out I probably go with the Commander stack. I really don't like Rams RBs this week.
 
Full ppr, need two

Literally every Den rb v Was
J McKinnon @ jax
Allgeier v GB
J Warren v Cle
Shaheed @ Car
For me this is pretty easily Javonte & Allgeier. You could sub Perine for Javonte (he was the better back last week) but Javonte and Allegier seem to be in the line for the most likely sage and have a shot at a short TD and catching a few passes.

Can't trust McKinnon and Warren is a bye week fill in only as long as Najee is healthy.

Shaheed I need to see do it two weeks in a row before I start buying.
 

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