Donta Hightower

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Donta Hightower

Postby Mascott93 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:57 am

In my team 1 league someone has dropped Hightower, I can guarantee someone will pick him up this week. I like consistent LBs and can start up to 6 LB's weekly. This usually consists of Kwon Alexander, Telvin Smith, Mark Barron, BJ Goodson, Shaq Thompson and KJ Wright.

I'm 6th on waivers, do you think I should trade up priority to secure him? and if so who would you substitute out of those 6 for him?
Team 1
10 Man - PPR
QB: Dalton, Stafford
RB: Miller, Crowell, AP, Charles, White, Ware, Collins, Hill
WR: DT, AJG, Parker, Coleman, M Bryant, Jbrown, Meredith, Williams (AZ)
TE: Engram, Brate, Butt
DL: Ansah, Rankins, Allen, Thomas, Laurence, Jarrett, Harris, Jernigan
LB: T Smith, Alexander, Wright, Barron, Goodson, Schobert, Whitehead, R Wilson
DB: White, Poyer, Byard, Evans


Team 2 - 2 QB Superflex
16 Man - PPR, 1.5 PPR for TE, 6 pts TD pass
QB: Luck, Dalton, Mannion
RB: Miller, McFadden, Abdullah, Prosise, Cmike
WR: Williams, Marshall, Lockett, T Benjamin, Kupp, Austin, Lafell
TE: Ebron, Gresham, Sims
DST: Broncos


Team 3
10 Man - PPR
QB: Bortles, Eli, Cutler
RB: Howard, Miller, AP, Gio, Burkhead, Vereen, Pumphrey, Breida
WR: OBJ, Cooks, Baldwin, JBrown, Wallace, Lockett, jj Nelson, Godwin, Williams (AZ), Henderson
TE: Eifert, Engram, Witten, Higbee
DEF: Jaguars

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Re: Donta Hightower

Postby lukkynumber13 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:55 am

All 6 of those guys are far superior, in a fantasy sense.
T1
LUCK, Flacco, McCown
ZEKE/SHADY/AJAYI, Collins, Darkwa, Yeldon, D Williams, Ellington, R Smith
DIGGS/HILTON/THIELEN/WATKINS, ARob, Sanu, Wallace, Humphries, Marshall, Inman, Dorsett, Hansen, Rudolph
GRONK, Watson, Shaheen, Maxx, Sims
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DL: JORDAN/FLOWERS/J HUGHES, Addison, Short, Okafor, Malik J
LB: GOODSON/E KENDRICKS, N VIGIL, Schobert, Zach C, Morrison, Simon, C James, Freeman, Patrick O, Nick K
DB: ADDAE, FARLEY, POYER, Maye, Amos, Heath, Simmons

T2
MARIOTA, Cousins, Rivers
GORDON/GURLEY/MIXON, Ajayi, Gore, D Williams, Forte, Dayes, J Davis
AJG/DIGGS/CRABS, Dez, Parker, JuJu, Crowder, Hogan, M Bryant, JMatt, Wallace, Zay, Pryor, Ellington, T Smith, Aldrick, R Shepard, Rudolph
ENGRAM, Doyle, Watson, Higbee, Swoope, Vance M
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DL: GRIFFEN/BUCKNER/HEYWARD, Wilkerson, Ogbah, Hughes, Okafor, Wolfe, Longacre, Henry A
LB: HUMBER/GOODSON/WRIGHT/KIKO, Simon, Klein, Ford, Judon, Scarlett, Coyle, Spaight, Pullard
DB: CHURCH/ADDAE/TAVON, Poyer, Farley, Simmons, John J, Kindred, Colbert

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Re: Donta Hightower

Postby Mascott93 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:38 am

lukkynumber13 wrote:
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:55 am
All 6 of those guys are far superior, in a fantasy sense.
Maybe you're right, I'm probably chasing the name rather than the production
Team 1
10 Man - PPR
QB: Dalton, Stafford
RB: Miller, Crowell, AP, Charles, White, Ware, Collins, Hill
WR: DT, AJG, Parker, Coleman, M Bryant, Jbrown, Meredith, Williams (AZ)
TE: Engram, Brate, Butt
DL: Ansah, Rankins, Allen, Thomas, Laurence, Jarrett, Harris, Jernigan
LB: T Smith, Alexander, Wright, Barron, Goodson, Schobert, Whitehead, R Wilson
DB: White, Poyer, Byard, Evans


Team 2 - 2 QB Superflex
16 Man - PPR, 1.5 PPR for TE, 6 pts TD pass
QB: Luck, Dalton, Mannion
RB: Miller, McFadden, Abdullah, Prosise, Cmike
WR: Williams, Marshall, Lockett, T Benjamin, Kupp, Austin, Lafell
TE: Ebron, Gresham, Sims
DST: Broncos


Team 3
10 Man - PPR
QB: Bortles, Eli, Cutler
RB: Howard, Miller, AP, Gio, Burkhead, Vereen, Pumphrey, Breida
WR: OBJ, Cooks, Baldwin, JBrown, Wallace, Lockett, jj Nelson, Godwin, Williams (AZ), Henderson
TE: Eifert, Engram, Witten, Higbee
DEF: Jaguars

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Re: Donta Hightower

Postby The Red Rooster » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:08 am

Mascott93 wrote:
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:57 am
In my team 1 league someone has dropped Hightower, I can guarantee someone will pick him up this week. I like consistent LBs and can start up to 6 LB's weekly. This usually consists of Kwon Alexander, Telvin Smith, Mark Barron, BJ Goodson, Shaq Thompson and KJ Wright.

I'm 6th on waivers, do you think I should trade up priority to secure him? and if so who would you substitute out of those 6 for him?
You scratched Hightower off of your list just by saying that. He rushes from the edge a decent amount...and it has resulted in peaks and valleys in production from week to week...on top of being hurt a decent amount. I would probably stick with what you have but if you wanted a little boom or bust production in your LB6 spot (if and only if you could trade Wright for something...do not drop him). In that case,I dont hate adding Hightower for free. It would really depend on what IDP guys go for on the trade market in your league though. Staying put is likely the better idea.
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1-QB, 2-RB, 2-WR, 1-TE, 1-Flex (RB/WR), 2-LB, 2-DE, 2-DT, 3-DB (0.5 PPR)
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QB- Marcus Mariota, Philip Rivers
RB- Todd Gurley, Jay Ajayi, Leonard Fournette, Ameer Abdullah, Derrick Henry, Alvin Kamara, Duke Johnson, Joe Williams
WR- Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, Brandin Cooks, Sammy Watkins, Josh Doctson, John Ross, Kenny Golladay
TE- Tyler Eiffert, Zach Ertz, David Njokue
LB- Sean Lee, Ryan Shazier, Jatavius Brown, Nick Vigil, Mychal Kendricks, Raekwon McMillan
DE- Everson Griffen, Demarcus Lawrence, Cameron Jordan, Vic Beasley, Ezekiel Ansah, Shaq Lawson
DT- Damon Harrison, David Irving, Allen Bailey
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Re: Donta Hightower

Postby lukkynumber13 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:29 am

Hightower is Anthony Barr. Except more fragile. He's gonna get some nice weeks with big plays but he's also gonna mix in weeks of 1 tackle and 1 assist. Not a fun own.
T1
LUCK, Flacco, McCown
ZEKE/SHADY/AJAYI, Collins, Darkwa, Yeldon, D Williams, Ellington, R Smith
DIGGS/HILTON/THIELEN/WATKINS, ARob, Sanu, Wallace, Humphries, Marshall, Inman, Dorsett, Hansen, Rudolph
GRONK, Watson, Shaheen, Maxx, Sims
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DL: JORDAN/FLOWERS/J HUGHES, Addison, Short, Okafor, Malik J
LB: GOODSON/E KENDRICKS, N VIGIL, Schobert, Zach C, Morrison, Simon, C James, Freeman, Patrick O, Nick K
DB: ADDAE, FARLEY, POYER, Maye, Amos, Heath, Simmons

T2
MARIOTA, Cousins, Rivers
GORDON/GURLEY/MIXON, Ajayi, Gore, D Williams, Forte, Dayes, J Davis
AJG/DIGGS/CRABS, Dez, Parker, JuJu, Crowder, Hogan, M Bryant, JMatt, Wallace, Zay, Pryor, Ellington, T Smith, Aldrick, R Shepard, Rudolph
ENGRAM, Doyle, Watson, Higbee, Swoope, Vance M
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DL: GRIFFEN/BUCKNER/HEYWARD, Wilkerson, Ogbah, Hughes, Okafor, Wolfe, Longacre, Henry A
LB: HUMBER/GOODSON/WRIGHT/KIKO, Simon, Klein, Ford, Judon, Scarlett, Coyle, Spaight, Pullard
DB: CHURCH/ADDAE/TAVON, Poyer, Farley, Simmons, John J, Kindred, Colbert


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