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Alex Collins

Postby CharlieKelly » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:24 pm

How's everyone feeling about this guy now?

He wasn't too efficient with his touches this week but he's still clearly the lead back here despite the return of Woodhead (TWest was a healthy scratch), he's getting healthy volume, some passing down work, still near the top of the league in YPC and his coaches now seem to trust him near the goal line.

Seems like a lot of people are still worried about Dixon's return next season, but Collins looks pretty dynamic and seems to have this job locked down for now.

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby BigBawseRoss » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:32 pm

like but dont love. not investing much, selling high where i can, buying for playoff push where needed. not expecting much value beyond rest of season but best case i think hes in a committee again next year
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12 team, 1 pt for 4 rec, 0.1 per rush
1qb, 3 rb, 4 wr, te, k, 4 idp
Rivers , Tyrod
Cohen, L Miller, CollinsD Freeman, Bibbs, Foreman,J. Allen, ty mont,Ballage
K Allen, Evans, Hopkins, AlshonM. Williams, doctson,KeKe,MVS,Hamilton
Ertz Graham

team 2
12 team .5ppr
qb, 2 rb, 2 wr, te, flx,flx,
Trubitsky,Bortles, Dak
Fournette,Mixon,D Henry, Chubb, Foreman, Yeldon,Gio,smallwood
Ty Hill, Hopkins, K Allen,Watkins, D Thomas, Arob, M Williams, Edleman, Doctson
Gronk, Ertz


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Re: Alex Collins

Postby JFever » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:53 pm

Nice free add. Long term, too many questions. Looks the part, runs hard, clearly best back on that team.
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Re: Alex Collins

Postby lukkynumber13 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:36 pm

JFever wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:53 pm
Nice free add. Long term, too many questions. Looks the part, runs hard, clearly best back on that team.
x2 on the analysis of him as a RB, although I'm not sure what is meant by "nice free add"? He's definitely not free anywhere, so I'm assuming you're referring to his price pre-season? I'd still pay a 3rd for him, maybe even late 2nd
T1
LUCK, Flacco, J Allen
MIXON, AP, Collins, Ajayi, D Martin, Chase E, R Smith
HILL/DIGGS/KA/EVANS/HILTON, ARob, Sammy, C Davis, Tre'Quan, Ateman, Foster
GRONK, Vance, Herndon, Shaheen
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DL: CHANDLER/CAM JORDAN/FLOWERS, Short, Golden, Addison, Sheard, Larry O
LB: KENDRICKS/WARNER/ZACH C, Schobert, Williamson, R Evans, A Walker, KJW, Bynes, Kyzir
DB: ADDAE/AMOS/SIMMONS, John J, Kazee, TJ Mac, Diggs

T2
RIVERS, Jimmy G, Dalton, Eli, Colt M
GURLEY/DJ/MIXON, Guice, Gus E, J Wilson, Chase E, Darkwa
NUK/HILL/KA/EVANS/AJG, Golladay, Sammy, David Moore, J-Wash, Foster, Patrick, Sherfield, J'Mon, JMatt
ENGRAM, Doyle, Vance, Herndon, Higbee, Everett, Hollister
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DL: BUCKNER/BARNETT/GRIFFEN/HEYWARD, Golden, Short, Autry, Ogbah, Wolfe, T Bryan, N Spence, Simon
LB: BURFICT/WARNER/HITCHENS, Danny T, KJW, Ebukam, A Walker, Vince W, Morrow, Hodges
DB: GEATHERS/POYER/JOHN J, Diggs, S Williams, Phillips, Kazee, Whitehead

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby JFever » Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:47 pm

Sorry. Free add as in, he was very likely a free add a few weeks back when he was signed from Seattle's practice squad and placed on Baltimore's. I thought at that time, he was destined to take over lead back duties if they gave him a legit shot. It isn't clear for him looking forward however. My gut says this will be Dixon's backfield with Collins spelling him next year don't see Baltimore spending early pics or high draft capital at that position.
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Re: Alex Collins

Postby nathanq42 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:29 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4HY6-KICG0

He looks really good, buy opportunity if his owner doesn't actually watch him play and thinks this year is likely a one off
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QB Ben Roethlisberger, Andy Dolton IR
RB David Johnson, Jerick Mckinnon IR, Rashaad Penny, Chris Carson, Royce Freeman, Kalen Ballage, Gio, Charcandrick West, Jeff Wilson Jr., Justin Jackson
WR Mike Evans, Odell Beckham Junior, Arob, Dede Westbrook, Nelson Agholor, Marvin Jones IR, DaVante Parker
TE Kyle Rudolph, Jack Doyle IR, Trey Burton
K Ka'imi Fairbairn
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Re: Alex Collins

Postby Phaded » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:18 am

It wasn't that long ago (pre-draft process) that this community loved Alex Collins..
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Re: Alex Collins

Postby Space Cowboy » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:22 pm

He looked slow in Seattle and mike Davis looked lost in SF. Good to see both turning it around.

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby lukkynumber13 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:24 pm

I'll still sell if I can get a top-10 pick for him, but otherwise I'll hold and hope he can be the next Jordan Howard
T1
LUCK, Flacco, J Allen
MIXON, AP, Collins, Ajayi, D Martin, Chase E, R Smith
HILL/DIGGS/KA/EVANS/HILTON, ARob, Sammy, C Davis, Tre'Quan, Ateman, Foster
GRONK, Vance, Herndon, Shaheen
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DL: CHANDLER/CAM JORDAN/FLOWERS, Short, Golden, Addison, Sheard, Larry O
LB: KENDRICKS/WARNER/ZACH C, Schobert, Williamson, R Evans, A Walker, KJW, Bynes, Kyzir
DB: ADDAE/AMOS/SIMMONS, John J, Kazee, TJ Mac, Diggs

T2
RIVERS, Jimmy G, Dalton, Eli, Colt M
GURLEY/DJ/MIXON, Guice, Gus E, J Wilson, Chase E, Darkwa
NUK/HILL/KA/EVANS/AJG, Golladay, Sammy, David Moore, J-Wash, Foster, Patrick, Sherfield, J'Mon, JMatt
ENGRAM, Doyle, Vance, Herndon, Higbee, Everett, Hollister
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DL: BUCKNER/BARNETT/GRIFFEN/HEYWARD, Golden, Short, Autry, Ogbah, Wolfe, T Bryan, N Spence, Simon
LB: BURFICT/WARNER/HITCHENS, Danny T, KJW, Ebukam, A Walker, Vince W, Morrow, Hodges
DB: GEATHERS/POYER/JOHN J, Diggs, S Williams, Phillips, Kazee, Whitehead

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby GLSmk » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:26 pm

I just bought him in a league where I'm out of contention last week, I think he has a shot to keep the lead role next season

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Howard R. Freeman Booker Gio Clement Jackson McGuire Ivory Allen Perine
KA Hilton Jeffry Gordon Miller Stills Parker Kearse Sanu Boyd
Henry Brate Cook Schultz
Beasley Quinn Heyward Allen Anderson Ogbah
Miller Perryman Watt Z.Brown Clowney Landry Dupree
Bell Cyprien Reid Everett Cravens Farley


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Cook Michel Freeman Kerryon Mack Lindsay
Gordon Davis Juju Crowder A.Miller Gallup Callaway Hurns Cain Chark Taylor
Howard Kittle Gesicki Andrews Schultz
Beasley Williams Addison Brockers McKinley Davenport
Hightower Williamson Schobert Kwiatkowsi Burks Jewell Griffin
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Re: Alex Collins

Postby Space Cowboy » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:27 pm

Maybe it's the jersey # and hair but he looks Ricky Williams like.

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby DJB » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:38 pm

Space Cowboy wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:27 pm
Maybe it's the jersey # and hair but he looks Ricky Williams like.
I actually see the resemblance lol

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby Unicorn92 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:57 am

After his big game against the steelers Collins certainly will make think the ravens fo think hard during the off-season about the starting job next season. Guess Dixon is the loser here
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QB: J.Garoppolo, M.Trubisky, A. Luck, J. Winston
RB: S.Barkley, M.Breida, C.Clement, A.Collins, D.Johnson, D. Lewis
WR: B.Cooks, J.Crowder, C.Goodwin, TY Hilton, T.Lockett, S.Shepard, C. Kirk, D. Westbrook
TE: T.Burton, G. Swaim, CJ Uzomah
K M. Crosby
DL T.Flowers, Y.Ngakoue, F. Clark, T. Charlton
LB M. J. Baker, A. Hitchens, D. Jones, CJ Mosley, T. Whitehead, L. Vander Esch
DB: B.Budda, J. Bates, J. Johnson, D. Randall

Practice squad: B. Mayfield, I. Smith, C. Edmonds, A. Callaway, C. Lawson

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby lukkynumber13 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:02 am

I would have to imagine he has earned the right to be the starter next year. No matter how good Dixon looks, etc.

The question is, will he be Rob Kelley and only play running downs, and be totally useless in negative game scripts?
Will he be Matt Jones last year, and lose his job after a few games because he's not a complete back?
Or will he be Jordan Howard, and get utilized as a workhorse back who yes, has limitations, but also can really wear down a defense.

I think the first one is the most likely, but hoping for the 3rd scenario!
T1
LUCK, Flacco, J Allen
MIXON, AP, Collins, Ajayi, D Martin, Chase E, R Smith
HILL/DIGGS/KA/EVANS/HILTON, ARob, Sammy, C Davis, Tre'Quan, Ateman, Foster
GRONK, Vance, Herndon, Shaheen
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DL: CHANDLER/CAM JORDAN/FLOWERS, Short, Golden, Addison, Sheard, Larry O
LB: KENDRICKS/WARNER/ZACH C, Schobert, Williamson, R Evans, A Walker, KJW, Bynes, Kyzir
DB: ADDAE/AMOS/SIMMONS, John J, Kazee, TJ Mac, Diggs

T2
RIVERS, Jimmy G, Dalton, Eli, Colt M
GURLEY/DJ/MIXON, Guice, Gus E, J Wilson, Chase E, Darkwa
NUK/HILL/KA/EVANS/AJG, Golladay, Sammy, David Moore, J-Wash, Foster, Patrick, Sherfield, J'Mon, JMatt
ENGRAM, Doyle, Vance, Herndon, Higbee, Everett, Hollister
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DL: BUCKNER/BARNETT/GRIFFEN/HEYWARD, Golden, Short, Autry, Ogbah, Wolfe, T Bryan, N Spence, Simon
LB: BURFICT/WARNER/HITCHENS, Danny T, KJW, Ebukam, A Walker, Vince W, Morrow, Hodges
DB: GEATHERS/POYER/JOHN J, Diggs, S Williams, Phillips, Kazee, Whitehead

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Re: Alex Collins

Postby Fantasyfanatic11 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:51 am

So the real question is: If you're not a believer what do you sell for?
10 team PPR
QB: Mahomes Wilson Stafford
RB: Barkley Elliott Bell McCoy Henry Drake Riddick Collins Carson Ekeler
WR: AJG Julio Allen Hilton Tate Garcon Golladay Goodwin Pettis J.Matthews
TE: Ertz Henry Dissly

16 Team PPR
QB: Stafford Darnold Beathard
RB: Ingram Kamara Chubb Collins Barber Guice
WR: OBJ Hilton Cooper Gordon DJax Beasley J.Grant
TE: Burton Kittle

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QB: Rodgers Mayfield Dak Jimmy G
RB: Gurley Elliott K.Johnson A.Jones Bernard L.Murray Ekeler
WR: Julio Brown AJG Allen Golladay Shepard Goodwin Washington
TE: Kelce Henry Howard


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