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#6125363 2018 Fantasy Mock Draft

Posted by scottsind on 11 January 2018 - 08:56 AM

Am I taking crazy pills?  Watson being the first QB taken when he hasn't even played a full season yet!  He's not even the best QB let alone worth a second round pick.  I don't see how anyone could take him ahead of a RB like Jordan Howard who proved everyone wrong this year and should be even better with a more offensive minded coach.


There are so many QBs that can be had at any point in a draft that it just seems like a waste of a pick taking one in the first couple rounds, especially an unproven one.  The hype is amazing right now.


Agreed, I understand the hype and he is getting the type of hype that Michael Vick was getting after his extremely impressive fantasy year.  I was young and dumb and drafted Vick in the first round and of course he was injured early in the season.  Not to say Watson will get injured again, I just think it is too risky of a pick to make in the 2nd round.  I'll take Watson if he is there as an upside play in the 4th round, but don't imagine taking a QB until at least the 5th.  

#6123671 Simple Question

Posted by scottsind on 09 January 2018 - 10:47 AM

Hopkins is the best player out of this whole group, but option B is the best combo of players.  There is no way to mix and match Hopkins in with any option B players?  

#6114334 Keepers for next year - need 3 of these 4...

Posted by scottsind on 26 December 2017 - 12:30 PM

I think it depends on what is valued more in the league.  I have never done an auction draft but it seems like the logical way of deciding this is if you want both for next year who is going to cost more during an auction to redraft and who will be coveted more?  Maybe after saying that I tend to lean more towards keeping Engram as there are more viable QB options to choose from than TEs.  You also have to consider who will be throwing to Engram so I am sure you will be paying attention in the offseason.  

#6112200 Joe Mixon

Posted by scottsind on 22 December 2017 - 02:19 PM

Hey paws.....let me see if you pick my two. You and I think alike....

Pick 2: Drake, Lewis, mixon, Hunt


Hunt and Drake definitely.  Williams is ruled out so Drake should see 20+ touches again no doubt.  Lewis is a good play also, but too much upside for Hunt and Drake to ignore.

#6111533 Week 16 defenses

Posted by scottsind on 21 December 2017 - 06:26 PM

I have the Vikings def but the Chief are siting on the ww.  Miami has basically been fantasy gold for most all def this season.

I think it would be silly to play the chiefs over the Vikings.  Packers are down most of their weapons now with Adams and Rodgers out.  There is always a possibility of a pick 6 from Cutty, but I think you can say the same thing about Hundley with his inexperience.  Vikings are an elite defense.

#6109447 Need two flex - ppr

Posted by scottsind on 19 December 2017 - 05:37 PM

Diggs and McKinnon fo sho.  

#6105045 Flex Help - Championship game

Posted by scottsind on 14 December 2017 - 04:37 PM

D. Thomas is the correct call here based on match up.  I will not be routing for him as my opponent has him, but my negative energy towards him does not outweigh the better play.  

#6100151 WR playoff PPR

Posted by scottsind on 09 December 2017 - 11:16 AM

Sit Jimmy G.  The answer lies in match up.

#6099949 3 Stud RB and still not winning...

Posted by scottsind on 08 December 2017 - 10:36 PM

My thoughts and possible 4 cents worth.  I look at a couple different sites for rankings, follow the injury report and how it affects my fantasy players, ask a couple question on these forums to see if people can persuade me to think differently in my preconceived notions of who I would pick after probably digging too far into things like weather, opponent defense rankings...... (big fan of that run on sentence).......... the more time I invest in figuring these things out the more upset I get when I lose.  

This year I have finally figured out that all I can do is put out my best possible roster after gaining assets by trade or waiver wire transactions and then what will be will be. I used to let fantasy affect my mood.  Cant do that sheit anymore.  

I would say 60 percent of this is skill and 40 percent is luck.  If you auto drafted and kept your line up the same the whole year you would lose.  There is simple skill of plugging in what the computer on your site tells you would get the highest projections and then there is digging deep like I tend to do.  

Pretty sure this is the first year in 3 years where I will not make the playoffs in both of my leagues, but as we can trade draft picks and acquire better keepers for next year I made dam sure that I gave it my all to acquire all of the best assets I could for next year.  

That 40 percent luck hopefully is on my side this weekend, but am not counting on it!!!!

#6099470 If Mixon is out is Bernard a good play?

Posted by scottsind on 08 December 2017 - 01:01 PM

I think Gio is a sneaky top 10 play this week.  I am going to start him over Jamaal Williams.  Also going to flex him over Evan Engram in the other league.  What is going to help him a lot is that he is a great pass catcher so if the o line doesn't make the holes to run through I could see them doing some effective screen passes or routes out of the backfield to help him succeed.  

#6095774 Steelers at Bengals: In-Game Discussion / Tilting

Posted by scottsind on 04 December 2017 - 07:05 PM

Bell is going to go off indeed.  I can see 200 all purpose yards.  Im thinking more like 150 but it is a possibility.  

#6092598 V. Davis, E. Engram, D. Freeman, D. Booker,

Posted by scottsind on 30 November 2017 - 05:46 PM

Freeman will get the work and is at home.  He starts for sure.

Then Id take a shot on Booker.  

#6092461 Perine or J Williams.. 1pt ppr, any thoughts?

Posted by scottsind on 30 November 2017 - 03:08 PM

Perine.  Banking on a floor of 75 yards and a TD tonight.  I'd take 2 TD's and 125 yards though if he wants to overachieve.  Hell, just go Antonio Brown and score 3 TD's on a Thursday night Samaje!

#6085425 Paxton Lynch / D. Thomas

Posted by scottsind on 21 November 2017 - 07:22 PM

Thank you for the immediate feedback.  Zay Jones is on waivers so maybe I just go after him or Kenny Stills.  I need one more wide receiver for insurance and dont think Parker or Benjamin are the answers.

#6082675 Pick 2 PPR

Posted by scottsind on 19 November 2017 - 06:10 AM

agreed On Rod Smith.