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Um, so moving into the games lines first, do you want to do the biggest sign and then the players just one by one? Like we hadn't, we'll see.
What? Why don't we give game by game? So our first game is what? Chicago at Carolina? Yep.
Why don't we do the pickup and then we'll talk about fantasy applications and we'll just get matchup by matchup Okay.
So Chicago is at Carolina to 45 point over under Chicago's favored by 1.5.
Who? You know, I actually had the sheet all pulled up here, let me pull the sheet back up because apparently I'm a schmuck, and I closed my window that had that bad Carolina winning this game, I dio you want.
You think if they're gonna win, they'll probably win by more than two points.
Here's the thing.
You know Chicago.
Their record makes them look a lot better than they are.
They haven't been a very good ball club.
They're really skating by any idea that right now they've gotten lucky with a few bounces of the ball here and there? I don't know.
That continues against Carolina.
Carolina's a competent football team, albeit a young defense.
But they're fast, they're energetic and they're getting better every week.
So I think Alan Robinson still has a big game.
For a fantasy standpoint, I think Montgomery is still in line to put up some digits, even though he hasn't been particularly efficient.
We're looking at a Carolina defense that doesn't do well against running backs, right? So it's gonna be one of those, you know, pounded out on the ground.
We're gonna wait for Nick Foles to make a mistake because he's not Joe Montana.
Despite what people in Philadelphia will tell you.
He, uh you know, he is a serviceable quarterback at best.
I don't know that the the lucky streak of Nick Boles is gonna continue into this week.
Yeah, Yeah, I agree with both those tapes.
I think Teddy B is also a nice streaming quarterback this week.
If you need somebody with buys or whatever else is going on, um, and then on the opposite side, I actually agree with you. I would.
You had d j Morin here as your notes.
I I'm throwing in Mike Davis. Of course.
Um, and I wouldn't be shocked to see courtesy meal happy.
I mean, Curtis Daniels, one of those guys where he's kind of big play dependent, you know, I think right now, with the function and form of the Carolina offense, it's almost funneling through Robby Anderson and D. J. Moore.
As much as it is the running backs.
Like those pieces, they've pretty much eliminated Ian Thomas from the offense and it's made Curtis Samuel Maura the gadget player than he's been in the past, so I'm a little concerned about him.
But on the whole, when I look at D.
Moore, he's getting a ton of targets, especially late in games, and those targets can usually turn into something.
I don't know who's gonna cover D.
Moore in this game, because I expect Kyle Fuller to end up on Robby Anderson.
Moore running on a number two or number three corner or even their slot corner, whether that's gonna be, you know, I expect him to be open.
And so it could be a ton of targets available for him.
And that's really why I was leveraging D.
That could be the difference in the game.
Also, I think it's hilarious in a conference with Godwin and Evans, Julio and Ridley and all the other guys, and that's a wide receiver stacked conference.
Robby Anderson is actually the PPR points leader in fantasy fantasy through five weeks.
It's absolutely bananas.
Yeah, yeah, I agree with all that.
So from the line standpoint again, just a rehash taken.
Carolina to win and to cover the 1.5.
Um, whatever you wanna call it.
Why there? We're taking the over in the 45 points.
Chicago, I thought was a favorite at 1.5.
Carolina is the home crowd of the favorite, but I am saying also that Carolina will win and win by more than what I asked for that.
Well, that's fair.
I think that went by more than one.
So, yeah, the idea of them getting from a to point victory should be pretty legit the next day.
And Lions Jaguars, 53 point over under Detroit, is favored by three.
Yeah, give me Detroit to cover.
Okay, well, we'll just keep that pretty simple before.
It's not a good football team.
Don't think Jacksonville is, either.
Really, What we're looking at here is Matt Stafford is a He's a very talented NFL quarterback.
You say what you want about fantasy standpoint.
He can pick apart bad defense, and Jacksonville is, in fact, a bad defense.
Kenny Golladay is gonna eat today.
If you have him in fantasy, he's healthy.
He's out there running around.
I expect him to have one of those big blow up games that we've been expecting.
And then, you know, the guy that, yeah, we kind of picked on a little bit since Week one.
He dropped that touchdown in Week one, but he's been slowly kind of pulling it all together.
He's not getting a lot of carries that still Adrian Peterson, however swift a Perry's that he's getting there.
What's that is look good with the carries exiting, though.
Absolutely, he's been looking better and better, and he's getting targets in the passing game.
Johnson is becoming more and more of an afterthought.
It's really the Peterson Swift show, and as the season progresses, we're going to see more and more of that.
Don't be shocked to see DeAndre Swift go out there and get 67 targets this week in a handful of carries.
And next thing you know, he's put up maybe 50 or 60 total yards and a touchdown.
So we'll be hearing his name more and more as the season progresses.
And he might be a guy in your fantasy playoffs you're gonna wish was on your roster.
So just got to keep an eye on for sure What about the opposite? Available? You know D J charges back.
He's allegedly pseudo healthy, but that was the case last week.
He came back last week.
He's still nursing an ankle injury and wide receivers and ankle injuries go together like man.
I don't know pickles and jelly.
It's in the week before they came back and hurt his ankle in last week's game.
Correct? Yeah, so that's the angle is the is the big issue.
We hate hamstrings.
These air all bad injuries for wideouts, right? Because their speed, their breaks all predicated on, you know, functional hamstrings and functional ankles, Right? I'm during the guy.
I have been a few leagues and I'm sitting him.
I've played him in flex spots.
I've sat him down in favor of Raheem Mostert just to give you kind of a sense of how low I'm willing to go here.
Um, you know Keelan.
Cole has had five targets every week, and he may draw Jeff ***uda, who hasn't been particularly effective this year.
And with that being the case, it could be a killing coal week all over again.
Even if shark is on the field.
So until chart shows us he's 100% healthy.
I don't know that I can put it in my line up any kind of confidence.
Sure, sure, I agree with both of those takes.
I also big fan of lavish ca Shine all this week kind of sucks for people who have chart and Dynasty, but she is proving to be a valuable asset that's available.
Chart is proving to be a great guy that's not always available.
E don't really know what that team is gonna look like for the long term we're talking about this week, But just a side note.
Um, my dynasty stock on chart is slowly degrading a little bit.
It's not falling through the floor anything but we'll see what that.
But that's the only other guy would bring up.
I mean, obviously you're thrown in.
Yeah, of course. I mean, James Robinson is a guy.
I mean, he is a start until further notice.
Just don't take that airline.
Hey, gets way too many touches.
All right, so the next game is Val Con's Vikings, 53 point over under Oh, and last week or last game, taking me under for the Lions Jaguars and then taking Detroit toe win and cover the spread.
Falcons Vikings 53 point over under Minnesota's favored by 3.5.
What, your picks here.
You know, I'm gonna take Atlanta.
I'm gonna take me over.
And you know this is in Minnesota, so I'm gonna go ahead and take the take the road here.
Atlanta can score with anybody, and there's little bit of that.
I think they're disappointed in themselves because they got Dan Quinn fired.
And sometimes we see that kind of pop the first couple weeks with an interim head coach where team starts suddenly playing better.
Minnesota is not that good like, contrary to what we might have seen, You know, the Sparks and flashes last few weeks.
They're just not particularly talented.
And I fully expected to fall off against what I would consider to be a vastly more talented Atlanta offense.
So expect to shoot out.
Neither team's gonna really too much defensively, but Julio was back.
He's off the injury report Todd Gurley finally getting used in the passing game last week.
He throws down 27 fantasy points, depending on your scoring format.
So girly Julio Ridley.
Maybe we'll see a little bit of Russell Gauge again.
Atlanta offense is getting ready to start firing on all cylinders again, despite a down week from Matt Ryan.
The previous, um you know, in Minnesota, Justin Jefferson.
The guy to keep an eye on.
He popped a few weeks ago.
You know what? Atlanta can't cover anybody.
So they're probably gonna try to take away one of the top procedures in the game right now.
From a fantasy standpoint, Adam feeling Don't be surprised to see him getting doubled up and seeing Jefferson just running by himself down the middle of the field.
Um, e don't agree with any of those takes except for the actual Vegas lines.
I'm taking the Vikings to win and to cover and also win that Don't play him, but we shall see Mike Boone coming and vulture and touchdown from Madison.
I could see that.
I don't know that Madison is gonna be the workhorse.
Everyone's making them out today, You know, even if they gave him 25 touches today, it's what it's with the knowledge that next week there's a bye week and they're getting Dalvin cook back the week after that.
So Mike Booth, Vikings used against Seattle, which was to just control the ball in limit touches, is going to be gonna do against Atlanta.
And, uh, yeah, I don't know.
I think Madison will be fine this week.
He's definitely not like you pick him up and then obviously hold him.
I have him in a couple weeks where I was just prospering, and that is a good backup because Cook always misses a few games.
But anyway, the next game, well thought before we go to the next game with regard to him.
If you do have Madison right now and you're looking to start him and you're not the Dalvin Cook owner, you should be trying to sell that Dalvin Cook owner because odds are that guy doesn't have any running back depth.
He took Cook early.
He probably went running back heavy early, and those guys were probably underperforming or their hurt, that if you look at the first two rounds of the fantasy draft this year with all the running backs, most of those guys air beat up her or underperforming.
So because 12 17 let me just going to interject and give the exact scenario for that.
And then people need to go do it if they want to do it.
If you have a surplus of running backs and you're short on wide receiver depth, go trade for that teams wide receiver to or wide receiver one, depending on how good that person is.
Um, that's right.
Well defined that.
Well, like so give me an example of a trade you've maybe seen or sort of one that you like.
Like I would trade Madison for a guy that had block it.
Okay, I You know, I would.
I know I'm in the process of actually trying to acquire Madison plus Zeke for a couple of other pieces because the guys so white it running back.
And then I was gonna flip Madison to the cook owner in an effort land.
Tyler Lockett was actually I was targeting.
Um, all right, so next game Houston at Tennessee game has a 52.
Tennessee is favored by 3.5.
I'm taking the over and I'm taking Tennessee dealer e agree with both of this.
He's a mishmash right now.
We don't know what they are anymore.
It's really they've got a bunch of parts.
No one really knows what to do with him.
You know, Bill O'Brien couldn't figure it out.
That's why he's not there anymore.
Uh, you know, Will Fuller is a guy that you probably need to own in fantasy.
Watson's the guy I'm keeping an eye on, though.
Is he going to figure out how to get the ball out faster? Or is this the guy that we've been overrating is a fantasy quarterback for the last 2.
5 years? Because if you have been Dynasty right now, you should be very concerned.
Yes, yes, for sure.
Um, I agree with both of those takes.
I think that, uh, mhm, you know, kind of lukewarm on David Johnson.
Uh, Duke Johnson, I think, is a guy that may start to become a bit of a like James White light, if you will of years past in this offense.
I'm not starting him anywhere, but he's a guy like put on your watch list and just see what happens in this game and look at his target shares.
Um, But that's really all I got from the Texas side.
On the flip side, Titans looked amazing last week.
That was awesome.
Brown obviously starting him.
He's playing, and then you have a note here.
Jekyll and Hyde for Derrick Henry.
What do you mean? So Derrick Henry is one of those guys that you either love him or hate him? It seems like, Right.
So this season, so far, you know, he has four touchdowns while in four games.
You might like of that.
You have to remember that.
It's 22 touchdown games, right? And when we look down the barrel, we say, Okay, well, we wanted 116 yards, No touchdowns.
You got you about 12 to 15 points, depending on your scoring formats.
Right? That's not what you expect.
Your running back One.
He needs to be closer. Money.
We two, he throws down 84 yards.
He got you under 10 that week.
We 319 yards. Two touchdowns.
Cool. He blew it up there.
Week, 4 57 yards, two touchdowns.
So he doesn't have the touchdowns.
He got you under 10 again.
He does well, it seems that well, lastly, Hide it was his fourth game.
Yeah, he basically ****ed the bed minus two touchdown.
But if he doesn't have that touchdown, yeah, it's a rough game.
And so if you have Derrick Henry, you're running back one.
Potentially, it's There's reason for concern I might consider trying to sell high here on Hiss.
You know, two straight games with two touchdowns.
People are gonna look at Oh, he's the six best running back and PPR half point PPR, and you can probably sell him for more than he's worth by acquiring a top flight receiver.
Or maybe you could go and get an ascending running back, or even a running back and wide receiver combination, depending on team desperation.
But I wouldn't be shy about saying Derrick Henry for James Robinson.
Kim's Robinson's coming off a 10 point, you know, pseudo dud.
But Robinson me, that would be you.
You could get more, um, right.
So if you say I'll give you Derrick Henry.
But I want Robinson and insert a flex level wide receiver here.
Sure, like you know? Yeah, I agree with that.
and, uh, you know, afraid.
Have they checked in on Josh Norman? Is he okay? I mean, he's in e.
Thinks in witness protection after that, you know, throwing.
He took. He's hiding out somewhere.
Probably a safe house.
All right, well, moving on to the next game.
Washington Giants, This game way.
Washington football team, They're not favored, but they might as well be, uh, Coke costs up.
42 a half point over under.
The giants are favored by one.
Uh, well, I'm taking the over because 42 a half just seems like such a low total that I e struggled to get under that unless this game is just a complete dumpster fire, which it could be, You know, I got to take the over because I have a little bit of faith and guys like various Layton and Evan Ingram to get something done.
Um, and I think Washington can be a little bit more functional on offense with, you know, Kyle Island gets the whole game in.
You know, they ran two different quarterbacks in last week, you know? Well, three, I guess they had It has been for the last week tour with that All Kyle Allen and then Alex Smith.
I can't remember now.
It's It's all blurry.
Yeah, I don't know.
Yeah, it doesn't matter.
What were they had weapons? They can score twice against the Giants defense, right? If they could do that, the Giants can score enough to help set that over.
I'm taking the Giants to win it.
It's gonna be probably a hard one to watch, but I expect at least one or two of those really big kind of, you know, Splash place.
I'm looking for Darius late to catch a deep touchdown.
I'm looking for evidence to make something happen over the middle.
You know Terry McLaurin against James Bradberry.
I prefer McLaurin.
I know you're not really in that camp.
Well, I don't dislike McLaurin.
I just think that in ah week like this, um, if you have, like, a really good receiving corps, I would start somebody else about them.
That's in the same kind of projected total range.
He could be fine, but I also wouldn't be shocked if he puts up another dot this week.
Well, and that's possible.
You know, I'm only using him if I need Thio.
You know blacks or, you know, but you probably drafted him early enough that you have to use them.
So I do think that the matchup is good and I do remember very distinctly Kyle Allen made you know D.
Moore and Christian McCaffrey. Fantasy relevant. Last year.
Both of the guys were worthwhile pieces, and he was the quarterback the whole time.
So I can't be upset about it.
It will be interesting.
I think that, you know, we'll see what that game and the again.
I just want to get the McLaren thing.
He might have a huge game.
I just, you know, I don't know.
I'm waiting to see what the new quarterback a relationship with him is.
And especially with this Washington front seven, it's just kind of we'll see if they could get the ball out.
Um, I don't really have any other notes for that game you're gonna throw in into and you get have an angry I think is a great play.
Darius Laden agree with all that? Yeah, super.
So the Browns in this game and the Steelers always actually a pretty decent game when you are looking.
Any of those teams in that division play? Typically the past, though these have often been blowouts.
However, I think that Cleveland could pull this one out.
They've got a lot of jewelry right now, which I really like.
That said, What are your thoughts on the over under a 50 a half and Pittsburgh being favored by three? Well, I actually think Pittsburgh has all the Jew to I don't know there's anybody any Jews on Cleveland's roster.
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I'm sorry, Okay, I'll put a dime in the jar.
Um, you know, here's the thing.
I think there's gonna be some points scored in this game.
I am gonna take the Steelers, though. Toe win.
And ah, lot of that simply just has to do with Big Ben case Claypool And I think Judy finally gets back on the right footing.
This week, the Steelers seemed to just have all their parts coming back together.
You've got a pretty good pass rush there, even though the secondaries in suspect you know, Baker doesn't have the best old line and he gets super jittery when he gets knocked around a couple times.
So with blood, Dupri and TJ Watt coming off the edge, I would be really, really worried about how Baker maintains composure and how he goes about completing passes the rest of the game.
They only have to hit him a few times in the first quarter to throw off the entire game, and I think that's really possible.
So give me Pittsburgh on that one.
You know? You gotta love the receivers.
Claypool in Ju Ju.
You know, this could be a good spot for either of them.
Basically, whoever is not being covered by Denzel Ward is gonna be the guy having a big game.
Uh, you know, Claypool has been in the slot.
He's been outside same feud.
You both guys were getting moved all over the formation.
So the expectation right now is that we're going to see both of those guys getting peppered with targets.
Eric Ebron is getting talked about a little bit as a streaming tight end.
I'm avoiding him.
I don't really see that being a thing.
Ast faras the Cleveland guys go, Odell, Jarvis, Jarvis banged up.
You know he's got a hip.
He's got ah, rib injuries.
He took a big hit last week.
And then I have the whole family apparently jumping in here to join us for the show.
Hey, what are you doing? Oh, apparently this.
You're hanging out, little one.
I would just say that wide receiver rotation when Deonte Johnson is healthy, it feels like this year is gonna be a matter of whichever guy becomes been easiest target that week.
I would not be shocked this week for James Washington to come in and vulture a couple reception, receiving touchdowns from juju and playful it just but sometimes change. Washington.
Pull something out of nowhere on these guys.
Not nothing like Claypool did last week.
But I think the Claypool in junior both great plays this week.
I'm happy with James Caan.
Turner is well and mhm.
Yeah, that's really like by Other than that, I don't have any other additions to what you said.
Leave One is that you've got Odell and you've got Jarve. Landry.
Odell's been really under performing outside of that Dallas game.
Jarvis Landry banged up.
You know, he took that huge hit last week.
He still nursing the rib injury he's still dealing with.
They get from the off season Bridge secondary has allowed the sixth most fantasy points to outside receivers and two slot receivers, both categories.
So they are allowing a lot of points there.
Yeah, expectation, being that one of those guys is still going to get there, so it's gonna be one or two quick plays.
I would expect both guys that double digits this week, but I wouldn't be running them in DFS.
Yeah, I think it's there.
Um, moving on the next game.
Baltimore is what again favored in a match up by 10 or more points.
That's the Ravens at the Eagles, 46 a half over under and again, Like I said, Baltimore's favored by 10.
Well, I'm taking the over because I've taken the over in pretty much every game because I found that while taking the under just seldom serves me eso, we'll stick with the overs on.
I'm gonna take Baltimore to cover.
This is a get right game for Ravens offense that is pretty badly underperformed this year.
I think we can all agree that Lamar Jackson hasn't been Lamar Jackson.
We have gotten used to seeing, and with that being the case, this Philadelphia defense even though they have Darius Slay back this week.
I guess it's not exactly a unit to be feared.
And so I expect Lamar Jackson to make some things happen.
The receiver I'm looking at, though, isn't any of the usual suspects.
Give me Devon Duvernay, the rookie, Um, this guy has been getting uses a weapon.
He's only had single digit fantasy points each of the last several weeks.
What we're seeing is he's on the field in a lot of different capacities, and they're teasing, getting him the ball quite a bit.
And when he does get the ball in his hands, he's explosive.
So they have him on pumping kick returns.
They're using them all over the formation.
Offensively, you know, I expect this week we start to really see them open it up with him a little bit, and he's another one of those guys.
We're looking through that playoff push.
Those guys you wanna have on your roster with 13 14 15.
I think Kevin Duvernay might just be one of those guys.
I think that that's a very great well, I I think that he's also a really interesting DFS guy, uh, throw that in there could be cheap.
I'm also really curious to watch J.
K. Dobbins and his touches.
He's kind of the same situation not as neglected as DeAndre Swift, but he's been mostly a non factor for this offense, and I felt like he looked pretty good every time he touched the ball.
So it'll be interesting to see if where his touches go if he could start to creep back to where it was the beginning of the season.
Gotta, gotta, gotta, just keeping an eye on him.
Aan den for dynasty owners On the opposite side, the Eagles have toe have some wide receivers for the future and just a side note quest.
Watkins and John Hightower, one of those two guys, is probably going to end up being some sort of a factor for the Eagles in a fantasy relevant way throughout the season. Next year.
I think this game might be really interesting case study on how those two rookies shape up for the team.
Yeah, I think this game actually features a bunch of guys that, you know, watch them today because by this time next year they're going totally done.
I think that's gonna be to Sean Jackson.
You know, Zach Ertz were wearing a different uniform next year, so there's gonna be ah, lot of changes, and I think J.
Dobbins stands to be a guy who will benefit from that.
I think you know the Eagles receivers.
They need somebody they don't have in this week.
So you're looking at guys like Greg Ward.
You're looking at guys like John High Power.
You know, I think it's gonna be a Earth Sanders week, but yeah, that Eagles pass catching group is pretty pretty miserable.
So moving on to the next game since he at Indy.
This game, you have the Dingell's, which before I jump into a take.
Actually, it's a 46 point over Under in India is favored by seven a half.
What do you just feeling there? And I'm gonna complain a little bit about the Bengals.
Well, taking the over on this one, I think they can clear it.
You know, the spread is in D minus 7.5.
I'm taking the think of the dog here.
Give me the road dog in, uh, in Cincinnati.
Uh, we talked about players getting dusted.
Philip Rivers has done throwing, intercepting their kids.
He's got kids like all through lower school.
Now he's got nine of them.
He's too old day on the street anymore. On football.
E think that what we're really looking at here is a guy who just can't throw the ball anymore.
And so he's gonna for two more picks today.
He's gonna get pulled and we're gonna see Jacoby percent.
If we don't see him finish this game, we'll probably see him in the next week or two.
I think the whole rivers experiment is wrapped.
Yeah, that said, I do agree with taking over on this and the big ones, they just They just got embarrassed last week.
I mean, they it was a great it was awesome because you and I have been talking about Joe Barrel Joe Burrow, Joe Burrow for the previous clearly showing up.
And then he got, like, negative three points for being, uh, one week.
So that was nice.
I didn't start it, but I was looking at him on the bench, and I hope none of people who tune in each week to the show started it, but I expect him to bounce back.
I think that for this game in particular, though, various Leonard's out forced.
Buckner is still nursing.
An injury is playing, but he's not full health, and I just just don't understand the genetics and experience.
Yeah, and Cincinnati.
It's just and I feel like he looks incredible whenever he gets the ball and actually has somewhere and something to do with it.
But like how that team just they suck and their offensive line is the worst, and just Nixon's my start of the week and, uh, I want him to have a big game.
This is a purely me trying toe, will it into the universe, because I just can't take it anymore.
Well, I like Joe Mixon.
I think he's a great player.
Here's the thing, though.
Way saw it last year.
He's kind of slow starter.
They come home late and that's but I mean, that's the thing.
And I think that we find this defense isn't insurmountable.
India got a lot of a lot of hype early on in the season.
Oh, this indie defense.
They're so great. They're so great.
They came out of the blocks pretty hot, but various Leonard is still banged up. He's not playing.
You know. Buckner's been banged up.
Your Houstons been banged up.
You know, I think there are a lot of overrated performances and players on that particular team.
And you know, Cincinnati is gonna come out.
They're gonna throw the ball well with Borough.
You know, they have enough weapons where they can take advantage of this defense.
And if Nixon gets 20 touches, he's gonna go ahead and produce for you from fantasy standpoint, and he'll be a top five or six running back.
It's just a matter of them being committed to keeping him in the game in passing situations and keeping, you know, him in the game when you know they get the itch to bring in.
I don't know why they have to keep bringing in Geo Bernard.
It doesn't seem like mixes tired or worn down.
I think they're just doing it to do it.
I mean, they have actually very similar skill set, but mixing is bigger.
He's more powerful, and he's got a, frankly, a better version of Geo Bernard skill set, so I don't understand it myself, but it seems like as the season Wayne's on, it's gonna be more and more mixed in less and less g o.
I'll tell you two things to fax.
I've never met anyone named Bernard, who I found interesting and the Onley Giovanni in my life I've hated more.
Was the Pokemon trainer that you had a bad Pokemon, the original blue version on Game Boy.
I don't know anything about Pokemon.
Sorry, Denard is the bane of my existence.
If any of our viewers are too young to have played that game on Game Boy, go do it and also props to you for watching fantasy football show at that age.
E Also like, I want to see Tee Higgins succeed A. J. Green.
I think he's just he's just kind of a He's like a ****ler for the rest of the weapons on this offense.
Um, Joe Burrow said something about getting and more involved, Uh, guys.
It dusted on the last matchup and agent dusted.
He's done, you know, a great examples that game against Cleveland, where they pepper him with double digit targets and he did nothing.
Instead, they be focusing on getting the ball to guys that are actually getting something done with it.
Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins, Joe Mixon.
Green is out of this offense, they just put him out to pasture.
Let him go sign somewhere else.
It doesn't matter. Just let him go.
This whole offense will open up in a very big way.
Borough is talented enough and capable of spreading the ball over the field.
But if he's catching pressure to funnel it to a J.
Green for no reason other than to appease his contract, this offense will be forever stifled.
Moving on to the next game.
Denver at New England.
Excuse me. Over under.
Just looking forward on this sheet and New England is favored by 7.5.
Tell me, let's say so.
I've got I got the over New England set. 7.5.
I'm gonna take New England to cover it.
Yep. That's really where we're at.
Can you give me the mere bird is a guy who got, you know, two weeks ago, he saw, you know, 10 targets and he's got speed to burn.
This Denver secondary is not what you know.
We've come to expect from them in recent years, so I wouldn't be shocked to see him get behind this defense and make a big play.
Might be a guy even grabbing DFS.
Um, or even in deeper leagues.
You know, you just need that extra wide out to cover a bye week.
Might be one of those cheap guys you can pick up right now.
Yeah, Yeah, I think also on the opposite side of the ball locks back, fans out some things.
Obviously gone for the year Jerry Judy is gonna get They're gonna attempt to phase him out of the offense.
Melvin Gordon is an idiot.
I would love to play the New England defense in this game.
First of all, I had them and I was playing in a redraft Lee, but started defense's.
But, Jerry Judy, I think it's gonna get forced targets.
I think KJ Handler might show up in this game just out of necessity.
And so that's an interesting thing to watch.
You know, my start of the week actually comes out of this game and it would hurt your KJ handler.
Take I'm going, Tim Patrick.
It's in Patrick's.
Yeah, Tim Patrick is the guy where he's big.
He's strong, he's fast.
Or at least he looks like he's big, strong and fast.
I've never even looked at this height and weight, But, man, he plays big.
He seems really fast.
Watch him out running everybody on the field.
I like him quite a bit when I watched him play.
He's really fun toe to see what the ball in his hands and, you know, withdrew locked back.
And you know Stefan Gilmore, you know, hovering over Jerry. Judy.
I would not be shocked at all to see Tim Patrick, running wild through that New England secondary, agreed.
Going to play Hettleman if you got him moving on to the next game.
This actually should be my start of the week, but Jets at Miami Don't the bonanza this week.
I think this game is actually gonna be a Dumpster fire.
I don't love that at all.
So 46 a half I'm actually taking the under on this one, and that's because the Jets are terrible on offense and I think the Dolphins could do some things, right.
I wouldn't be surprised at all.
This was like one of those 24 to 7 ballgames for Miami.
Just drugs the Jets, But they still don't cover.
So I'm gonna take Miami to win.
They're going to cover, but it's gonna be the under because the Jets are a dumpster fire.
And, you know, mercifully, maybe Adam gays gets fired after this game.
Um, e mean that teams just atrocious.
Um, e think Jamison crowder is going to get force fed every single target in the book this game.
Think Travis fold him is going to get blanketed by the dolphins.
I don't really care about the rest of that team.
Miles gap on the opposite, I'm sure.
And you know, I don't know.
I think the press and Williams could be a really sneaky play.
But okay, now yeah, a calf style style was like four catches for 90 yards and the touchdown.
Yeah, whatever. I don't care.
Um, isn't he? I thought he was with one another.
One of those Philly guys.
Am I making that up? Demanded the wrong thing.
I was like, Wait a minute. He's not a jet.
Yeah, because you get your I'm sorry. He's a Detroit lion.
That's the guy everybody was falling over themselves for.
And I was like, Why? I don't understand this at all.
And I'm Yeah, that's going to one of those hard passes where you see a big week pop, and suddenly everyone's like into him.
But yeah, that's your player.
What a bunch of amateurs, man.
How did we not know where any of our players are? I don't know why I take 330th wide receiver in frantically like he's really not.
It's not a guy that we need to be focused on.
And you shouldn't be either a before this season, he had a couple of games.
But anyway, talking about the Jets? Yeah, it's internally.
That's all You have to know if you're winding up, get players and you're thinking of put them in your fantasy lineup.
If their names not Jamison Crowder, Don't do it.
Um, I got nothing else on that game.
Won't be watching it.
Yeah, that's gonna be a dumpster.
Fire to in Miami.
If it's magic because, you know, I think that Miami is gonna come out and they're gonna try and put up some points just for the sake of doing it.
And if it's magic, does not care.
He will just go out there and run it up until the coaches pull him or make him stop.
Sure, so All right.
Early day slots.
Um, Packers, Buccaneers.
Game of the week, for sure.
54 a half over under.
Green Bay is favored by one.
That's crazy for a 50 55 point over under basically and have one team favored by one point.
Yeah, this one's another fantasy.
Bonanza is probably a game of the week right here, taking the over, and I know that sounds crazy because it's the highest over under the week.
But, you know, give me that over and I'm taking Tampa Bay.
Tom Brady seems to be so low he doesn't know what down it is.
Um, he seems to be really getting good chemistry, put together with his two main White house.
You know, he and Mike Evans air really sync up well, you know, Chris Godwin's back this week, and when he's been on the field, they've been magnetic.
So expect gyre Alexander over Evans.
Most of the game probably still gets a touchdown, regardless, Godwin.
I'm looking for a big game.
I'm thinking, like eight for 96 with a high chance of a touchdown, and so that would be a pretty solid game for coming off of an injury.
Um, I am going to disagree with this.
I think that the Packers going to win and I also as a Seahawk stand.
I'm really excited for Rogers to have a really good game.
And then everyone just pretend like Russell Wilson stopped playing football because he's on by and all of a sudden Rogers become the M V P favorite.
Think it's a I think that the Packers were just a better team and despite the Buccaneers and Tom working better and starting to sync up more, I don't care.
I think that the Packers air playing lights out football right now and I really I frankly think they might be the best team in the NFL even though Mr Alexander boy, that's team in the blue a stop, not a huge fan of the Packers with my Seahawks fan.
Um, but talking from fantasy standpoint just to get past all of that, um, Tanyon, you know, I agree with that.
Throwing him in their Adams.
Obviously, you're starting.
They did bring up Economia ST Brown.
The name I haven't heard in a minute.
Um or at least I haven't heard since last year.
About 20 twenties.
Feels like a few years.
I don't I don't really care about that, but it's curious.
Just keep an eye on.
And then with Tampa, I just I don't know.
This is like a start of the week game for me, but I'm not really sure.
It's like the past weeks where we've had, like that cowboy Seahawks game or the Viking, the Falcons game, Week one.
We're just, like, start everyone.
I feel like in this game you want to throw in your studs right? Then potentially.
Just look elsewhere for guys like Scotty Miller's.
I'm coming across here.
I don't think it'll be bad, but I think he has cap ceiling.
Um, I don't know.
I just There's a point school not even scan for fantasy.
Yeah, we're gonna find out the temp based defense really isn't that good.
And Green Bay is gonna go up and down the field.
Tampa Bay is gonna go up and down the field on Green based defense.
So really, we're going to see a ton of points.
It will be a fantasy bonanza.
Rojo is gonna be the guy in the back field that could get a running back for net.
If you got in your sitting him, he's gonna be limited, limited workload at best if he even sees, I feel he's gonna dress allegedly.
But that's all we really know about that.
But, I mean, you know, when you talk about having God one back Evans back, you know Scotty Miller is in there.
Howard probably gets a catch here there.
Or you don't even know what site and they roll out there.
Maybe it's Gronk this week.
I don't know. Break.
Who knows all those guys.
You know, anybody on the field? Howard's out for the season, so it's probably not He's dead. I forgot.
Yeah, he's He's gone.
Um, now there's ah, you've got drunk.
Like just they still have a whole gaggle a tight ends to throw to re bay.
I'm not a big body Tanyon believer like I'm just not that guy.
I think the three touchdown performance really has ever like the somersaulting King.
I don't It's not that I don't like him.
That's to be fair. I think he's fine.
I just think that the three touchdowns he scored in all the yards he picked up last week and everyone went nuts over him.
It's a little overblown, you know.
He scored twice on blown coverages.
One of them was a really long touchdown.
His numbers were really badly inflated by blown coverage.
He's a solid 10 to 12 point a week tight end in PPR.
But if you're expecting him to live up to being the number one tight end in fantasy like he is currently with the Kelsey's and the Kittles and those guys in the world, you're probably fooling yourself.
If you have them.
Maybe you're selling him right now and selling high and getting yourself someone a bit more reliable.
Um, I don't have anything else to add for that game.
Yeah, it's gonna be a bonanza if you got him.
You know, playing if you got him.
Yeah, well, it's 12.
46 games are about to kick off.
I don't have anything else to add.
What about you? Not a feeling pretty good.
I mean, I think you know, after this week, we start really settling into playoff run mode.
So everything we're going to start to talk about is gonna be those guys, you know? It's like, who do you need to grab now? That's gonna be a player.
It's gonna be a player in week 12 13 14 15.
Um, you know, uh, you know, we live in the Atlanta area.
I'm not a Braves fan.
So watching the Braves win is nice for local morale, but Dodgers? I will out, Dude, I just don't like the Braves.
The Phillies Yankees like Sorry, man. Those are the teams.
I don't like the nationals who have No thank you.
Braves, baby, go. Brave gross.
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