Contender or Pretender?

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Contender or Pretender?

Postby bsp27 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:41 pm

Going into this season i was expecting to finish close to last with this team (team 1 in sig), now I'm gonna be 5-2 in third place. Is it good enough to compete? Should I be selling future picks to compete this year?
Superflex tight-end premium team:
Qb: Kyler Murray, Dak Presscott, Sam Darnold,
Rb: Derrick Henry, Latavius Murray, Darrell Henderson, Dexter Williams, Brian Hill
Wr: Chris Godwin, Stefon Diggs, Courtland Sutton, DK Metcalf, AJ Brown, Andy Isabella, JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Tre'Quan Smith, Daesean Hamilton, Josh Reynolds, Trey Quin, Snead,
Te: TJ Hockensen, Gesicki, Hurst

1 2020 first, 1 2020 2nd, 1 2020 3rd, 1 2020 4th

Devy superflex
Qb: Cousins, Prescott, Lamar Jackson
Rb: Marlon Mack, Tevin Coleman, Rex Burkhead,, Mcguire, Edwards
Wr: Antonio Brown, Amari Cooper, Kenny Golladay, Will Fuller, Tre'quan Smith, John Brown, Carlos Henderson, Josh Malone, Ryan Switzer, Taywan Taylor, Leonte Carroo, Antonio Callaway
Te: David Njoku, O.J. Howard, Mark Andrews,

devy: Deondre Francois, Cam Akers, Bryce Love, Myles Gaskin, Sewo Olonilua, Jalen Reagor, Peoples-Jones, Noah Fant

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Re: Contender or Pretender?

Postby Gator Sens » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:43 pm

I dont think you have the RB's to truly push for the title but anything can happen once playoffs start. I would not sell any draft capital though and let it play out.
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12 Team, PPR, 30 roster: 1 QB, 1 RB, 1 WR, 1 TE, 3 FLEX, 1 DST, 1 K
QB: Patrick Mahomes, Drew Brees, Josh Allen
RB: Alvin Kamara, Dalvin Cook, Nick Chubb, Leonard Fournette, Joe Mixon, Derrius Guice, Alexander Mattison, Ryquell Armstead, Rodney Anderson
WR: Kenny Golladay, Chris Godwin, Calvin Ridley, Courtland Sutton, Dede Westbrook, Michael Gallup, Christian Kirk, Mike Williams, Josh Reynolds, Equanimeous St. Brown
TE: Mark Andrews, O.J. Howard, David Njoku, Greg Olsen, Ian Thomas

Picks: 2020: 4th, 5th 2021: 3rd, 3rd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

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Re: Contender or Pretender?

Postby briank » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:47 pm

Really hard to say without any details. How many teams? What are your starting requirements?

Without knowing any details or what the other teams look like, I'd guess that you're closer to a pretender. For me, the decision to trade future picks depends more on what I can get rather than whether or not I can win it all.
12 team PPR 1QB 2-3RB 3-4WR 1-2TE 1K 1DST start 10
QB: Wilson, Brady, Mayfield
RB: DJ, Zeke, Mack, Samuels, Edmonds, Wilkins
WR: OBJ, Julio, Hilton, Fitzgerald, AJG, Tate, Allison, Isabella
TE: Ertz, Olsen, Andrews, Walker, Cook, Herndon
K: Zuerlein
DST: Bills
2020 Picks: 1

12 team PPR 1-2QB 2-5RB 2-5WR 1-4TE start 9
QB: Mayfield, Winston, Newton, Keenum, Stidham
RB: Mixon, A. Jones, Miller, Jamaal Williams, Dixon, Edwards, Bernard, Gallman, Pollard
WR: Hopkins, Thomas, Jeffery, DJ Moore, Moncrief, Ginn, David Moore, Perriman
TE: Ertz, Cook, Gesicki, Shaheen
2020 Picks: 4, 5

24 team 2 copy PPR TE 1.5 PPFD 1-2QB 1-7RB 1-7WR 1-7TE start 10
QB: Mahomes, Watson, Tannehill, Fitzpatrick, Flacco
RB: Mixon, Carson, Murray, Jamaal Williams, Mattison, Hines, Barber, Bonnafon, Ty Johnson
WR: Evans, Woods, Cooks, Fuller, Miller, Diontae Johnson, Ross, DT, Reynolds, Ginn, Erickson, Byrd
TE: Andrews, Brate
2020 Picks: 3, 4, 5

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Re: Contender or Pretender?

Postby Dibbles » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:51 pm

RB and TE (in a TE premium) are much too weak to compete IMHO, I'd be selling off everything but your top 5 WR's, your 3 QB's and Hock.

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Re: Contender or Pretender?

Postby Goddard » Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:16 pm

In a SF, sometimes having 2 really good QBs can carry a team into the playoffs. However, if you don't have enough depth at other positions, I don't think that's going to be good enough to win it all. Looking at your roster, I think you're more of a pretender than contender right now, but with good pieces to continue building around.


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