Author Topic: 5th Down: Week 10  (Read 1094 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Philly Girl

  • All-Star
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 845
  • Bonus inPoints: 0
    • :PHI:
    • :PHI-NFL:
    • :PHI-NBA:
    • :PHI-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • :UnitedStates:
    • :Blank:
    • View Profile
  • Fantasy Sport: :NFL:
5th Down: Week 10
« on: November 08, 2012, 02:07:47 PM »
The 5th Down Blog is designed to help you, the fantasy owner, on whom to start, sit, and who we pick as a sleeper for the week. Each week, we will take turns doing a position for the week. Feedback is always welcome as we love to discuss football!


Is Luck Needed to Win? / Courtesy of USA Today

Check out past postings of the 5th Down for each week: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

Quarterback - Philly Girl

Must Start: Andrew Luck :IND: vs. :JAC:
Luck has thrown for over 300 yards three times and broke the NFL record for passing yards by a QB in a game with 433 last weekend. He is not playing like a rookie, he is playing like seasoned veteran and now he can feast on Jacksonville's D. Granted, the Colts are the Jags only win this season but that was against a different team, a different Luck.
Other Must Starts: Tony Romo, Carson Palmer

Must Sit: Matt Shaub :HOU-NFL: vs :CHI:
I believe that the Texans are the real deal however they are going up against the best D in the league and have a stellar back in Foster. The numbers this week will not be there for Schaub, even as a bye-week fill for Rodgers, and any QB against :CHI: is a must sit.
Other Must Sits: Jay Cutler, Philip Rivers

Sleeper: Josh Freeman :TAM: vs :SDG:
Freeman has lit up the box score as of late with 1,247 passing yards, 11 touchdowns and just one interception in the last four games. With Vincent Jackson looking to have some fun against his old team, Freeman should have another great week.
Other Sleepers: Russell Wilson, Ryan Tannehill

Running Back - ProFSL

Must Start: Jacquiz Rogers :ATL-NFL: vs :NO:
In leagues that value all-purpose yardage as well as PPR, Rogers is a gold mine of a start this week.  He is receiving regular reps behind Michael the Burner Turner.  He is actively involved in the return game and has a few catches per game.  Look for his production to go up this week against a horrible Saints' defense that cannot stop anything.

Must Sit: Jamaal Charles :KAN: vs. :PIT-NFL:
The Chiefs RB took a hard hit last week but will be playing against the Steelers on MNF.  I don't like gambling fantasy starters with injuries headed into MNF, and I also don't like to play RBs against the Steelers-D.  Their strength is locking up their opponents' rushing attack and they are one of the best in the league.  The Steelers are a hot team right now and will force the Chiefs to be in a one-dimensional offense by the end of the second quarter.

Sleeper: Vick Ballard :IND: vs. :JAC:
We saw what Ballard can do in last week's game.  The Colts play the soft Jaguars-D and Ballard may even start again with Donald Brown still ailing.  Even if Brown plays, Ballard is sure to receive plenty of opportunities as Luck and the Colts look to go 6-3.

Wide Receivers - JMAC

Must Start: Vincent Jackson :TAM: vs :SDG:
Look for him to have a very nice game vs his former team. SD is vulnerable to the big play and VJAX is a master of it. Not a good combo for Charger fans this week :(
Other Must Starts: Julio Jones, Brandon Marshall

Must Sit: Dwayne Bowe :KAN: vs :PIT-NFL:
Pit contained Cruz and Nicks last week, and look for them to do the same vs Bowe and KC's anemic offense
Other Must Sit: Michael Crabtree

Sleeper:  Denarius Moore  :OAK-NFL: vs :BAL-NFL:
With DMAC sidelined and the running game non existent, look for Palmer to pass early and often and Moore to be the beneficiary.
Other Sleeper: Malcom Floyd

Tight Ends - Mike

Must Start: Heath Miller :PIT-NFL: vs. :KAN:
He's having a great year, and the Chiefs aren't stopping anyone, I look for Miller to get all the looks Brown would have gotten.
Other Must Starts: Jared Cook, Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez

Must Sit: Kyle Rudolph :MIN-NFL: vs. :DET-NFL:
He's gone missing, as has Ponder, with Harvin hurt I could see him coming back to life, but you just can't trust him right now.
Other Must Sits:Owen Daniels, Brett Celek, Dustin Keller

Sleeper: Jermaine Gresham :CIN-NFL: vs. :NYG:
See how the Giants got owned by Jason Witten two weeks ago..I could see Gresham having his best game of the season.
Other Sleepers:Zach Miller(SEA), Brandon Myers, Dewayne Allen

Defense - Philly Girl

Must Start: :SEA-NFL: vs :NYJ:
The Seahawks rank fourth in total defense and third in scoring defense. This week they take on the miserable Jets and their 27th ranked offense.

Must Sit: :BUF: vs. :NE:
Despite the high expectations this season for the Buffalo D, they play NE this week. IN week 4, the Patriots scored 45 points on this D in under 25 minutes. After their bye-week, I expect the Patriots to put up the same if not more throughout the game.

Sleeper: :IND: vs. :JAC:
The Colts have allowed 15.3 points per game during their three-game winning streak and they take on the worst offense in the league with an average score of 14.6 this season.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2012, 02:38:39 PM by ProFSL »
"They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there." óMike Schmidt, Hall of Fame third baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies :PHI:

Offline Mike

  • MVP
  • ***
  • Join Date: Dec 2009
  • Posts: 8345
  • Bonus inPoints: 3
    • :BOS:
    • :MIA:
    • :Blank:
    • :Blank:
    • :Marshall:
    • :Blank:
    • :Blank:
    • View Profile
  • Fantasy Sport: :MLB:
Re: 5th Down: Week 10
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 01:29:19 PM »
We should go back and grade these each week..seems JMAC has been the best so far..but that is just at a quick glance.
"The possibility of physical and mental collapse is now very real. No sympathy for the Devil, keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride."

Offline Philly Girl

  • All-Star
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 845
  • Bonus inPoints: 0
    • :PHI:
    • :PHI-NFL:
    • :PHI-NBA:
    • :PHI-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • :UnitedStates:
    • :Blank:
    • View Profile
  • Fantasy Sport: :NFL:
5th Down: Week 10
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2012, 08:09:34 PM »
We should go back and grade these each week..seems JMAC has been the best so far..but that is just at a quick glance.

We could always compare these to the top 12-24-36 starter rankings per each week.
"They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there." óMike Schmidt, Hall of Fame third baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies :PHI:

 

Forum Search


Quick Profile

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

ProFSL Fantasy Sports

* Chat Room

Refresh History
  • cheesesteak: Game on lets do it.
    June 22, 2016, 11:54:42 PM
  • Tarheels55: Seattle Franchise open in Title Town any interests?
    June 23, 2016, 11:36:07 AM
  • Jonathan: Angels DH Albert Pujols 8th highest paid player in baseball $25,000,000 salary. Pujols .708 OPS ranks 134th in MLB.
    June 23, 2016, 07:56:02 PM
  • Jonathan: :o
    June 23, 2016, 07:56:20 PM
  • Jonathan: Has the 1st round of NBA draft been leaked on Twitter yet?
    June 23, 2016, 08:16:05 PM
  • Jonathan: I wonder who goes #1, very suspenseful.
    June 23, 2016, 08:16:29 PM
  • Jonathan: Kevin Durant has 300M Nike Contract. NYC actually makes a lot of sense.
    June 23, 2016, 08:17:39 PM
  • Jonathan: Wolves have to be happy, picking between Murray and Dunn?
    June 23, 2016, 09:01:05 PM
  • Jonathan: steal, now trade him to Sixers.
    June 23, 2016, 09:09:34 PM
  • Jonathan: Dragan Bender averaged 5 PPG with team in Israel, worth at least 15 ppg in hoops conversion rate for Phoenix Suns.
    June 23, 2016, 10:15:43 PM
  • Jonathan: Butler to Minny should be set in stone with last pick by Bulls.
    June 23, 2016, 10:17:06 PM
  • chrisetc21: Nikoloz Tskitishvili, heh
    June 23, 2016, 10:19:54 PM
  • chrisetc21: Ante Zizic... Celtics fans go nuts
    June 23, 2016, 11:13:54 PM
  • Jonathan: Adam Silver screwed up saying Philadelphia 76ers because he had to pronounce Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot from France.
    June 23, 2016, 11:37:06 PM
  • Jonathan: Chris your up anytime, apparently nobody wants to pick anymore
    June 23, 2016, 11:41:54 PM
  • Jonathan: you're
    June 23, 2016, 11:42:01 PM
  • chrisetc21: cool, thanks
    June 23, 2016, 11:43:52 PM
  • chrisetc21: nerwffej on the clock in TGF
    June 23, 2016, 11:48:45 PM
  • Drew: Jonathan I made up my pick in TGF
    June 24, 2016, 12:59:55 AM
  • bravesfan: got my pick in, sorry I was away today
    June 24, 2016, 01:25:38 AM
  • chrisetc21: UK leaves the EU and the markets crash
    June 24, 2016, 01:51:21 AM
  • Jonathan: The pound was up to 1.50 , but not no mo'
    June 24, 2016, 07:58:20 AM
  • Jonathan: dropped all the way to 1.37 in 1 day
    June 24, 2016, 07:59:43 AM
  • joeshmoe: The problem with fiat currencies
    June 24, 2016, 12:57:45 PM
  • chrisetc21: IndianaBuc on the clock in TGF
    June 24, 2016, 03:51:44 PM
  • chrisetc21: time to buy gold and doomsday seeds, derp
    June 24, 2016, 04:00:08 PM
  • Jonathan: NFL: "Did you do PEDs?"  Player: "Nope"  Interviewer: "Investigation complete, innocent!"
    June 24, 2016, 05:17:46 PM
  • Jonathan: [link]
    June 24, 2016, 05:18:35 PM
  • Jonathan: cheesesteak up
    June 24, 2016, 05:20:38 PM
  • cheesesteak: Pick in
    June 24, 2016, 06:18:59 PM
  • Jonathan: boi otc
    June 24, 2016, 09:57:17 PM
  • Jonathan: fantasyboi, who hasn't been around last 5 days.
    June 24, 2016, 10:16:10 PM
  • Jonathan: Chris, I am having talks with a few others, if they break down I will see what we can do.
    June 24, 2016, 10:16:53 PM
  • Jonathan: American taken #1 this year, after going #2, #3 last year. Not bad.
    June 24, 2016, 10:39:44 PM
  • Jonathan: boi skipped  :o
    June 25, 2016, 09:09:47 AM
  • Jonathan: papps OTC
    June 25, 2016, 10:30:35 AM
  • Drew: Jonathan is there rules against drafting UDFA in TGF
    June 25, 2016, 12:52:32 PM
  • Jonathan: Yeah, has to be draft eligible. I took Crowell and few years ago and Rawls taken last year.
    June 25, 2016, 01:08:39 PM
  • Jonathan: [link]
    June 25, 2016, 01:11:34 PM
  • Jonathan: that is the list of UDFA eligible.
    June 25, 2016, 01:12:02 PM
  • Jonathan: Leafs, Flames and Oilers all did well in the draft. Kinda depressing  :P
    June 25, 2016, 10:06:42 PM
  • Jonathan: Marwin Gonzalez- the guy who struck out against a Catcher
    June 26, 2016, 12:07:07 AM
  • BHows: Tarheels-PM
    June 26, 2016, 12:25:17 PM
  • Jonathan: Giants OTC  in tgf
    June 27, 2016, 01:05:55 PM
  • Jonathan: onto the last round
    June 27, 2016, 10:23:53 PM
  • Jonathan: Oh what a night for KB
    Yesterday at 06:41:52 AM
  • Leatherhelmets: Openings in NFL "The Defenders" IDP lg
    Yesterday at 08:26:51 AM
  • snugerud: Can i make a suggestion for the site layout.  If there is a way to get rid of the dropdown boxes under leagues , my leagues. etc. would love it.  i have to say there is nothing i hate more than drop down menus when using a touch enabled device
    Yesterday at 12:12:20 PM
  • Rob: I agree
    Yesterday at 02:17:07 PM
  • Jonathan: Buddy Ryan was blunt quote machine yapping about roster: "Trade him for a six pack; it doesn't even have to be cold."
    Yesterday at 06:55:02 PM