Why is Cox so highly valued?

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Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby mabeibefunny » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:44 am

Hey everyone, I'm usually on the other fantasy football forum for offensive players, but I have been really struggling with IDP these past couple of years and have been aggressively trying to fix that.

I just grabbed Cox off waivers(today) as people constantly rank him highly and someone else just had to drop him to make roster space. I was hoping someone who is a Cox fan could shed some light on why he is so highly valued? Also, on what they might do to improve my roster?

We start 2 LB, 2DL, 2DB, and 2DP with my roster as:
LB: Mosely, J Houston, Kirksey, Von Miller, Jaylon Smith
DL: Bosa, Solomon Thomas, Cox
DB: Earl Thomas, Jabrill Peppers

Scoring is:
3 pts per SK
4 per INT
4 per FF
.5 per TKA
1 per stuff
6 per BLKK
1 per FR
6 per SF
1 per solo TK
1 per PD
Team 1:
10-Team League
.5 PPR, Full IDPs, only 7 players allowed per position
1QB/2RB/2WR/1FLX/1TE/2LB/2DL/2DB/2DP/1K

QB: Rodgers, Newton, Carr
RB: Peterson, Charles, Gurley, D. Martin, Crowell, Perkins
WR: Dez, M. Evans, Keenan Allen, A. Robinson, R. Cobb, Jordan Matthews, S. Shepard(NYG)
TE: Ebron, Fleener, Ertz

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby SoShady » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:10 am

First off he's a good DT but not a player I would be targeting in a start two DL league. Kind of like always using a safety at DB. Who are some of your FA options on the DL that are DE's? Your LB's look solid having two big sack guys in Houston and Miller.

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby Space Cowboy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:31 am

SoShady wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:10 am
First off he's a good DT but not a player I would be targeting in a start two DL league. Kind of like always using a safety at DB. Who are some of your FA options on the DL that are DE's? Your LB's look solid having two big sack guys in Houston and Miller.
This.

Cox won't rack up sacks #'s like DEs will.
14 team PPR TE premium. 1 QB 1 TE Start 5 --- 0-3 RB 0-5 WR 0-5 TE + IDP
QB: Rivers, Winston
RB: Peterson, Perkins, Cohen, Conner, Henderson
WR: Evans, Cooper, Landry, Baldwin, Diggs, Marshall, Carroo, Hollins, Meredith (IR)
TE: Henry, Ebron, Howard, Engram, Swoope

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QB: Prescott, Glennon, Trubisky, Beathard, Jones, Foles, Rush, Rudock
RB: Gurley, Howard, K Williams, Collins, Darkwa
WR: Crowder, Ty Williams, J Matthews, Maclin, Richardson, Rogers, Butler, Cole, Thompson
TE: Hooper, ASJ, O'Leary, Heuremann
IR: David Johnson, J Williams, C Henderson

DE: S Lawson, Spence, Peppers, Curry, Reed, Lynch, C Lawson
DT: Jones, A Robinson
LB: Marshall, Toomer, Schobert, R Wilson, Robertson, Chickillo, M Kendricks, Simon, Lee, Worrilow, Brown
CB: Smith, Trufant
S: Bethea, Reid, Tartt, Simmons

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby lukkynumber13 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:34 am

Cox is certainly more valuable in a DT-required league, but just like Aaron Donald, he's consistently been a top 25 DL overall. His tackle numbers are usually great, and he can accumulate sacks with the best of them. Donald, Cox, Atkins, etc are all worthy owns over many DE's
12-team, Full PPR (0.5 PPR for RBs), IDP (tackle heavy), 53-man roster, no salaries.
Offensive squad (Start 1QB, 1-3RB, 2-5WR, 1-3TE):
QB: E. MANNING, Flacco
RB: ZEKE, M. Lynch, D. Foreman, Yeldon, Ellington, McFadden, D. Williams, Dayes, Darkwa
WR: WATKINS, A. JEFFERY, THIELEN, MACLIN, J-MATT, B. Marshall, M. Wallace, A. Humphries, Dorsett, J. Strong, C. Hansen, A-Rob
TE: KELCE, Engram, B. Watson, Shaheen, Maxx Williams

IDP Squad (Start 3 of each: DL, LB, DB):
DL: C. JORDAN, FLOWERS, ANSAH, J. Hughes, M. Addison, Malik Jackson, Okafor, T. McKinley
LB: CUNNINGHAM, GOODSON, E. KENDRICKS, Correa, N. Vigil, Schobert, C. Jones, C. James, Hull, J. Freeman, E. Jackson, Carder
DB: ADDAE, M. ALEXANDER, J. SIMMONS, Maye, Farley, Poyer, J. Heath

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby mabeibefunny » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:58 am

Thanks for the feedback, how do you normally search for players on waivers? I'm in an ESPN league, so should I filter by % owned, tackles, sacks, % of people adding or % starting?

I can post the top players on waivers for LB, DL, and DB(maybe 5-10 each) if you help me to filter for them
Team 1:
10-Team League
.5 PPR, Full IDPs, only 7 players allowed per position
1QB/2RB/2WR/1FLX/1TE/2LB/2DL/2DB/2DP/1K

QB: Rodgers, Newton, Carr
RB: Peterson, Charles, Gurley, D. Martin, Crowell, Perkins
WR: Dez, M. Evans, Keenan Allen, A. Robinson, R. Cobb, Jordan Matthews, S. Shepard(NYG)
TE: Ebron, Fleener, Ertz

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby lukkynumber13 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:28 am

mabeibefunny wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:58 am
Thanks for the feedback, how do you normally search for players on waivers? I'm in an ESPN league, so should I filter by % owned, tackles, sacks, % of people adding or % starting?

I can post the top players on waivers for LB, DL, and DB(maybe 5-10 each) if you help me to filter for them
I would filter by projected pts for the season, and then cross reference that against the pts scored this past week. Post results and I'll look them over
12-team, Full PPR (0.5 PPR for RBs), IDP (tackle heavy), 53-man roster, no salaries.
Offensive squad (Start 1QB, 1-3RB, 2-5WR, 1-3TE):
QB: E. MANNING, Flacco
RB: ZEKE, M. Lynch, D. Foreman, Yeldon, Ellington, McFadden, D. Williams, Dayes, Darkwa
WR: WATKINS, A. JEFFERY, THIELEN, MACLIN, J-MATT, B. Marshall, M. Wallace, A. Humphries, Dorsett, J. Strong, C. Hansen, A-Rob
TE: KELCE, Engram, B. Watson, Shaheen, Maxx Williams

IDP Squad (Start 3 of each: DL, LB, DB):
DL: C. JORDAN, FLOWERS, ANSAH, J. Hughes, M. Addison, Malik Jackson, Okafor, T. McKinley
LB: CUNNINGHAM, GOODSON, E. KENDRICKS, Correa, N. Vigil, Schobert, C. Jones, C. James, Hull, J. Freeman, E. Jackson, Carder
DB: ADDAE, M. ALEXANDER, J. SIMMONS, Maye, Farley, Poyer, J. Heath

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby mabeibefunny » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:49 am

Here is a try:
LBs: Chickillo(Pit), Suggs, Klein, Vigil, Ramon Humber(Buf), Demario Davis(NYJ), Toomer(LAC), Lorenzo Alexander(BUF, can be DE too), Hightower(NE), B Marshall(Den)

DL: Fowler, M Daniels(GB), reed(Atl), Hicks(Chi), Pierce(Bal), Suh(Mia), L Joseph(Min), Short(Car), Heyward(Pit), Dareus(Buf), McCoy(TB), Harrison(NYG), Wake(Mia)

DB: Killebrew, Quin, McCourty, Branch, Haden(Pit), Demps(Chi), Weddle, Searcy, Coleman, Peterson, Talib, Butler(NE), Sherman, Sorensen(KC), Hargreaves, Maxwell(Mia),

Thank you so much for looking it over, just to mention that I'll have to drop someone for any of these players, so I'm really looking for big contributors of potential superstars in the future
Team 1:
10-Team League
.5 PPR, Full IDPs, only 7 players allowed per position
1QB/2RB/2WR/1FLX/1TE/2LB/2DL/2DB/2DP/1K

QB: Rodgers, Newton, Carr
RB: Peterson, Charles, Gurley, D. Martin, Crowell, Perkins
WR: Dez, M. Evans, Keenan Allen, A. Robinson, R. Cobb, Jordan Matthews, S. Shepard(NYG)
TE: Ebron, Fleener, Ertz

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby lukkynumber13 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:38 am

You should look at Hicks, C. Heyward, and Suh for DLs.

For LBs, look at Humber, B. Marshall, and D. Davis
12-team, Full PPR (0.5 PPR for RBs), IDP (tackle heavy), 53-man roster, no salaries.
Offensive squad (Start 1QB, 1-3RB, 2-5WR, 1-3TE):
QB: E. MANNING, Flacco
RB: ZEKE, M. Lynch, D. Foreman, Yeldon, Ellington, McFadden, D. Williams, Dayes, Darkwa
WR: WATKINS, A. JEFFERY, THIELEN, MACLIN, J-MATT, B. Marshall, M. Wallace, A. Humphries, Dorsett, J. Strong, C. Hansen, A-Rob
TE: KELCE, Engram, B. Watson, Shaheen, Maxx Williams

IDP Squad (Start 3 of each: DL, LB, DB):
DL: C. JORDAN, FLOWERS, ANSAH, J. Hughes, M. Addison, Malik Jackson, Okafor, T. McKinley
LB: CUNNINGHAM, GOODSON, E. KENDRICKS, Correa, N. Vigil, Schobert, C. Jones, C. James, Hull, J. Freeman, E. Jackson, Carder
DB: ADDAE, M. ALEXANDER, J. SIMMONS, Maye, Farley, Poyer, J. Heath

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby mabeibefunny » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:43 pm

Thanks for the feedback, would you drop anyone for those players? Kirksey for one of those LB?
Team 1:
10-Team League
.5 PPR, Full IDPs, only 7 players allowed per position
1QB/2RB/2WR/1FLX/1TE/2LB/2DL/2DB/2DP/1K

QB: Rodgers, Newton, Carr
RB: Peterson, Charles, Gurley, D. Martin, Crowell, Perkins
WR: Dez, M. Evans, Keenan Allen, A. Robinson, R. Cobb, Jordan Matthews, S. Shepard(NYG)
TE: Ebron, Fleener, Ertz

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby lukkynumber13 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:52 pm

mabeibefunny wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:43 pm
Thanks for the feedback, would you drop anyone for those players? Kirksey for one of those LB?
No no no, def keep Kirksey
12-team, Full PPR (0.5 PPR for RBs), IDP (tackle heavy), 53-man roster, no salaries.
Offensive squad (Start 1QB, 1-3RB, 2-5WR, 1-3TE):
QB: E. MANNING, Flacco
RB: ZEKE, M. Lynch, D. Foreman, Yeldon, Ellington, McFadden, D. Williams, Dayes, Darkwa
WR: WATKINS, A. JEFFERY, THIELEN, MACLIN, J-MATT, B. Marshall, M. Wallace, A. Humphries, Dorsett, J. Strong, C. Hansen, A-Rob
TE: KELCE, Engram, B. Watson, Shaheen, Maxx Williams

IDP Squad (Start 3 of each: DL, LB, DB):
DL: C. JORDAN, FLOWERS, ANSAH, J. Hughes, M. Addison, Malik Jackson, Okafor, T. McKinley
LB: CUNNINGHAM, GOODSON, E. KENDRICKS, Correa, N. Vigil, Schobert, C. Jones, C. James, Hull, J. Freeman, E. Jackson, Carder
DB: ADDAE, M. ALEXANDER, J. SIMMONS, Maye, Farley, Poyer, J. Heath

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby icemic » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:50 am

mabeibefunny wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:43 pm
Thanks for the feedback, would you drop anyone for those players? Kirksey for one of those LB?
Drop Houston and/or Miller. I'd consider grabbing Vigil as well.
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RB - Lamar Miller, Duke Johnson, Crowell, Ivory, DeAndre Washington, Ferguson, Zenner, J. Richard
WR - Hilton, Cobb, Jordan Matthews, Lockett, Treadwell, Michael Thomas (NO), Eli Rogers, Peake, Jordan Taylor
TE - Gronk, Tye, Green
DT - Suh, Malik Jackson, Jernigan
DE - Cameron Jordan, Sheard, Devin Taylor, Nkemdiche
LB - Pos, Barron, Laurinitis, D Davis, A Williamson, Kirksey, Nick Vigil, BJ Goodson,
CB - J Jenkins, Alford, Roby, T Brock
S - K Coleman, Bethea, Geathers, Chung, Killebrew

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby The Red Rooster » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:42 am

If you want production this year, Hicks and Wake would be targets for me to pick up for DL to pair up with Bosa over any of the other free agents or guys on your bench at the DL position.
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TE- Tyler Eiffert, Zach Ertz, David Njokue
LB- Sean Lee, Ryan Shazier, Jatavius Brown, Shaq Thompson, Raekwon McMillan
DE- Cameron Jordan, Vic Beasley, Ezekiel Ansah, Frank Clark, Noah Spence
DT- Sheldon Rankins, Jonathan Allen, Robert Nkemdiche, Allen Bailey
DB- Landon Collins, Keanu Neal, Kenny Vaccaro, Jabrill Peppers, Obi Melifonwu

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Re: Why is Cox so highly valued?

Postby Space Cowboy » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:22 pm

Wake should be owned. He should end with 10/12 sacks.
14 team PPR TE premium. 1 QB 1 TE Start 5 --- 0-3 RB 0-5 WR 0-5 TE + IDP
QB: Rivers, Winston
RB: Peterson, Perkins, Cohen, Conner, Henderson
WR: Evans, Cooper, Landry, Baldwin, Diggs, Marshall, Carroo, Hollins, Meredith (IR)
TE: Henry, Ebron, Howard, Engram, Swoope

16 team TE premium 2 QB 2 RB 3 WR 1 TE 1 RB/WR flex 1 WR/TE flex + IDP
QB: Prescott, Glennon, Trubisky, Beathard, Jones, Foles, Rush, Rudock
RB: Gurley, Howard, K Williams, Collins, Darkwa
WR: Crowder, Ty Williams, J Matthews, Maclin, Richardson, Rogers, Butler, Cole, Thompson
TE: Hooper, ASJ, O'Leary, Heuremann
IR: David Johnson, J Williams, C Henderson

DE: S Lawson, Spence, Peppers, Curry, Reed, Lynch, C Lawson
DT: Jones, A Robinson
LB: Marshall, Toomer, Schobert, R Wilson, Robertson, Chickillo, M Kendricks, Simon, Lee, Worrilow, Brown
CB: Smith, Trufant
S: Bethea, Reid, Tartt, Simmons


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