1.2 Help after Guice Injury

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1.2 Help after Guice Injury

Postby VISUAL DESPERADO » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:26 pm

Hey guys- my team situation is below. It’s a 7 keeper league with 12 teams. I was 100% taking Guice at 1.02 but now I’m not so sure what to do.

The veterans who will be available are really nothing to write home about-
RBs: Tevin Coleman, Chris Thompson, Tarik Cohen, Isaiah Crowell, that sort of tier.
WRs: Emmanuel Sanders, Devin Funchess, Robby Anderson, Randall Cobb, Julian Edelman, etc.

Rookies usually go for the first 8-10 picks.

So what should I do?

Pick Guice & stash for a year?
Pick Penny, Michel, Chubb, Rojo, Kerryon, Freeman, ?
Pick Sutton, DJ, Ridley, ?
Pick a veteran?

I’d love to trade back but not sure what I can get. Any suggestions on what kind of offer to throw out there?
12 Teams / 7 Keepers / Record: 6-4
QBs: Kirk Cousins, Ryan Fitzpatrick
RBs: Leonard Fournette, Jordan Howard, Phillip Lindsay, Dion Lewis, TJ Yeldon, Ito Smith, Jamaal Williams, Jerick McKinnon (IR), Rex Burkhead (IR)
WRs: Davante Adams, T.Y. Hilton, Courtland Sutton, Corey Davis, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, John Ross
TE: Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert
DEF: LA Chargers, NE Patriots
K: Graham Gano

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Re: 1.2 Help after Guice Injury

Postby GOTGDynasty » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:37 am

If in your shoes I would wait out the rest of preseason to see how the various rookie RBs shake out in playing time. If I had to draft today I would be tempted to take Guice anyway as a 2019 stash, or if with your roster that includes Burkhead, grab Sony Michel as handcuff (although we all know the NE backfield is a coin flip week to week). This year I have the 1.01 and 1.05 p icks and still have no clear plan for 1.05. Am waiting for more preseason action to help me figure that out. 1.02 must be a real headache right now. Maybe you can get some greater value by trading it?
QBs: Patrick Mahomes, Carson Wentz, Lamar Jackson. (Limit 3 QB per team.)
RB: Saquon Barkley, James Conner, Joe Mixon, Jay Ajayi, Adrian Peterson, Chase Edmunds, Ito Smith, Wayne Gallman, Derrius Guice (IR).
WR: Odell Beckham, T.Y. Hilton, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Brandin Cooks, Sammy Watkins, Dante Pettis, Keke Coutee, Josh Doctson, Tre'Quan Smith, Marquez Valdez-Scantling, Corey Coleman
TE: Rob Gronkowski, George Kittle, Austin Hooper, Mike Gesicki, Hayden Hurst, Chris Herndon
PK: Chris Boswell
(IDPs, start two per week per position):
DL: JJ Watt, Chandler Jones, Myles Garrett, Danielle Hunter
LB: Lavonte David, Josh Bynes Reuben Foster
DB: Landon Collins, Reshad Jones, Damarious Randall

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Re: 1.2 Help after Guice Injury

Postby VISUAL DESPERADO » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:23 pm

GOTGDynasty wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:37 am
1.02 must be a real headache right now. Maybe you can get some greater value by trading it?
Headache isn’t even the word lol. I’m an LSU fan so was really looking forward to reuniting Fournette and Guice on my team.

I do want to trade it but not really sure what to ask for because I wasn’t prepared for this. One guy has 1.09 and 1.12. Is that enough straight up or should I ask for a future pick? Should I even drop that far? Help.
12 Teams / 7 Keepers / Record: 6-4
QBs: Kirk Cousins, Ryan Fitzpatrick
RBs: Leonard Fournette, Jordan Howard, Phillip Lindsay, Dion Lewis, TJ Yeldon, Ito Smith, Jamaal Williams, Jerick McKinnon (IR), Rex Burkhead (IR)
WRs: Davante Adams, T.Y. Hilton, Courtland Sutton, Corey Davis, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, John Ross
TE: Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert
DEF: LA Chargers, NE Patriots
K: Graham Gano

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Re: 1.2 Help after Guice Injury

Postby FantasyFreak » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:32 am

I'd take Penny, or a top RB in this years class. Everyone is too high on Guice IMO, if they think they should take him at 1.02 and stash him, this RB class has tons of talent that could help you this year. He's being overarated, he isn't some generational talent. He was taken at the back end of the 2nd round behind a lot of good RB's, and character issues weren't all of it. Guice will have had a bum knee for 2 years, he had disappointing numbers his junior years supposedly because his knee was hurt, now he just tore it. He isn't nearly the same prospect Fournette is. Just pick the best RB that can play this year. I think Penny is better anyway, but regardless, Guice was behind Marshall on 3rd downs in the first preseason game with Thompson out, so they don't really view him as a 3 down guy, and Gruden stated that already. He's a 2 down back with 3rd and short mixed in, and IF their passing down back gets hurt, he may spell them. I'd go with someone who can help this year, there are a ton of rookies people might be high on next year, try and get Guice then. You're got the making of a good team this year, don't stash with a premium pick, like I said, he's not that much better (IMO not better at all) then some of the guys avaiable.
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