Cleveland will go with Derek Anderson this week against Cincinnati.  Normally he’d make a decent fantasy play, but the Bengals D has actually been solid this year.  Braylon Edwards will have his hands full with CB Leon Hall.

It appears that Matt Hasselbeck (ribs) will miss this week’s game against Indianapolis.  The Colts have a tough pass defense so don’t expect much from Seneca Wallace or T.J. Houshmandzadeh. Nate Burleson received the most targets from Seneca last week, and makes a decent play this week.

Don’t be alarmed that Clinton Portis missed practice.  He’s dealing with some minor ailments and the Redskins are just trying to keep him fresh.  I would be alarmed that Zorn is still his Coach though.  Their offense has been dreadful this year despite favorable matchups over the past two weeks.

Moss-berg - Both Santana & Randy Moss were deadly last week.

DeSean Mustard - Pardon Me.  DeSean Jackson had Kansas City to Grey Poupon.

Wayne of Your Existence - Reggie Wayne made life difficult for Arizona.

Forgetting Brandon Marshall* - Many fantasy owners forgot to play Brandon this week.

Harvin the Time of Your Life - Percy Harvin scored for the third straight week.

Jordy How? - How did Jordan Nelson outproduce Roddy White, Santonio Holmes, T.O., and Ted Ginn, Jr. combined.

Boldin the Breaston - Could be the name of the Soap going on in Arizona.

Caldwell Banker - Andre Caldwell was a great investment this week.

*Name entered by Marc M. during the fantasy team name contest

NFL Picks – Week 4

30 September 2009

Week 3 Results: 13-3  (WAS, HOU, PIT let me down)
Lock Picks: 2-0

Previous Lock to Win Picks:  NO (W), WAS (W), BAL (W)
Previous Lock to Lose Picks:  OAK (W), CIN (L), STL (W)

Regular Season Lock Picks:  5-1 (.833)
Regular Season Total:  36-12 (.750)

Week 4 NFL Picks:

Lock to Win:  Indianapolis
Lock to Lose (can’t be same game as Winner Lock):  Kansas City

Chicago over Detroit
Cincinnati over Cleveland
Indianapolis over Seattle (Winner Lock)
New York Giants over Kansas City (Loser Lock)
New England over Baltimore
Washington over Tampa Bay
Tennessee over Jacksonville
Houston over Oakland
Buffalo over Miami
New Orleans over New York Jets
Denver over Dallas
San Francisco over St. Louis
Pittsburgh over San Diego
Minnesota over Green Bay

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Marshawn Lynch has served his suspension and should give the Bills a much needed shot in the arm.  With Beast Mode back on the field, perhaps Trent Edwards will be more likely to take some shots down field to Terrell Owens and Lee Evans.  Lynch’s return diminishes Fred Jackson‘s fantasy value, but he still should be useful as a bye week fill-in or flex player.

The Cowboys Running Back injuries continue as Felix Jones suffered a knee injury in last night’s win over Carolina.  He is expected to miss a couple of games.  Marion Barber III will likely reclaim his starting role, but look for Tashard Choice to get plenty of action.  If MB3 is active, feel free to use him.  Choice isn’t a bad flex play against Denver this week.

What a class act the Angels are.  As a Red Sox fan I have to root against them, but it won’t break my heart if the Angels win the series.  Torii Hunter is awesome and Mike Scioscia has done an amazing job this season.  Here’s a look at the their tribute to Nick Adenhart after clinching the AL West.

1.  Baltimore Ravens
2.  New York Giants
3.  New York Jets
4.  New Orleans Saints
5.  Indianapolis Colts
6.  Minnesota Vikings
7.  Denver Broncos
8.  New England Patriots
9.  Atlanta Falcons
10.  Philadelphia Eagles
11.  San Diego Chargers
12.  San Francisco 49ers
13.  Cincinnati Bengals
14.  Green Bay Packers
15.  Chicago Bears
16.  Pittsburgh Steelers
17.  Dallas Cowboys
18.  Houston Texans
19.  Jacksonville Jaguars
20.  Buffalo Bills
21.  Tennessee Titans
22.  Arizona Cardinals
23.  Seattle Seahawks
24.  Carolina Panthers
25.  Detroit Lions
26.  Washington Redskins
27.  Miami Dolphins
28.  Oakland Raiders
29.  Kansas City Chiefs
30.  St. Louis Rams
31.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers
32.  Cleveland Browns

Fantasy Football Forum
How did Week 3 go for you?

I’m in five leagues so I’ll recap each one.

KFFL Analysis League -  I bounced back in a big way.  Peyton Manning, Kevin Smith, Reggie Wayne, Jerricho Cotchery, and Baltimore D had good games for me.  Steven Jackson, Anquan Boldin, and Nate Burleson had big games against me.
Record:  2-1

Fantasy Football Search League –  My team dominated.  I rented Kevin Kolb for the day.  Kevin Smith, Randy Moss, and Reggie Wayne had big games for me.  My opponent got a big effort from Brandon Marshall and not much else.
Record:  2-1

Rotoprofessor Challenge - Jay Cutler, Reggie Wayne, and Baltimore D had big games for me.  T.O. and Ted Ginn, Jr. didn’t even catch a pass.  My opponent had solid games from Philip Rivers and Stephen Gostkowski.  Dallas D finished me off.
Record:  2-1

My Keeper League – The Giants D and Brandon Marshall were my top performers.  It was a solid all-around effort.  My opponent got nice games from Baltimore D and Dallas Clark, but didn’t have enough to pick up the Win.
Record:  2-1

Fantasy Trifecta League – I got smoked again.  This team sucks.  Reggie Wayne and NYG D were my only players.  Aaron Rodgers went off aginst me.  Jerricho Cotchery and Steven Jackson also did damage.
Record:  0-3

Weekly Record:  3-2
Season Record: 8-7

That’s how my weekend of fantasy football went. How did you do?

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