1.2 Help after Guice Injury

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GOTGDynasty
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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, Kirk Cousins
RB: Saquon Barkley, Joe Mixon, James Conner, Derrius Guice, Damien Harris, Royce Freeman,
WR: Chris Godwin, A.J. Brown, Odell Beckham, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Brandin Cooks, Marquise Brown, N'Keal Harry, Sammy Watkins, Preston Williams
TE: George Kittle, T.J. Hockenson, Hayden Hurst, Jonnu Smith, Ian Thomas
PK:
(IDPs, start two per week per position):
DL: Danielle Hunter, Myles Garrett, J.J. Watt
LB: Deion Jones, Roquan Smith, Tremaine Edwards
DB: Derwin James, Keanu Neal

(30 Keepers)

2020 picks (10 rounds): 1.02, 1.03, 2.02, 2.03, 3.03, 4.03, 5.03, 6.03, 7.03, 8.03.

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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.
DLF Early Birds Special/ Year 1 (16 Team SuperFlex 25 man roster Start 10)

Record: 28-5 Division Champ/League High Scorer/Runner Up

Wentz, Stafford. Driskel
Chubb, Cook, Breida, Ekeler, Penny, James White, D Washington
Evans, Sutton, Woods, Crowder, Agholor, Sanu, , D Robinson, T Taylor
Kittle, Olsen, McDonald, Clay

Taxi: Mims, Asiasi


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