2010 Get ‘em or Don’t Sweat ‘em – Week 10

Nov 8, 2010


There were some unusual heroes on Sunday. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters.

Mike Goodson, Carolina Panthers

The Panthers RBs are dropping like flies. You should have an idea who will be available next week if you have a roster freeze until Wednesday. If it looks like Goodson will be the primary ball carrier, put a bid in for him. If not, look elsewhere. If you can pick up a player today, grab Goodson if you have a player who you can drop.
Ruling:  Get ‘em (If it looks like D-Will & J-Stew can’t play).
Javarris James, Indianapolis Colts
James did his best Edge impersonation by scoring two touchdowns. Unfortunately he had just 12 yards on four carries. Joseph Addai should return soon, meaning Javarris probably isn’t much of a fantasy option.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.

Earl Bennett, Chicago Bears

Bennett caught four passes for 52 yards and a score. He had 76 yards in the Bears’ game prior to last week’s bye. He becoming a bigger part of their offense, but still isn’t a viable option, especially with the byes coming to an end after next week.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ’em.

Nate Burleson, Detroit Lions
Burleson caught seven passes for 113 yards and a score. He has a touchdown in three of his last four games.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
Brian Hartline, Miami Dolphins
Hartline caught four passes for 85 yards. He hasn’t been scoring, but he’s averaging 4.5 catches in his last four games.
Ruling:  Get ‘em (PPR) & Don’t Sweat ‘em (Non-PPR).
Seyi Ajirotutu, San Diego Chargers
Ajirotutu is a player we called out in our sneaky week ten pickup article prior to yesterday’s game. He delivered catching four passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns. The Chargers are on bye next week, and the Chargers WRs will be getting healthy, but he could have a bigger role going forward.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.
Jacoby Ford, Oakland Raiders
Ford exploded on the scene with six catches for 148 yards. He added a kick return touchdown. While he was instrumental in the Raiders overtime victory over the Chiefs, he’s a player I would have to see have some more big games before I added him.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
James Jones, Green Bay Packers
Jones has two goose eggs in his last four games, but has two 100+ yard games, including 123 yards and a score in the Sunday night game. They go on bye next week, and Driver should be back, but clearly he has the ability. Consistency is an issue. I don’t have the stomach for his inconsistency, but I wouldn’t fault you if you wanted to gamble on him.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.
Randy McMichael, San Diego Chargers
McDaniels caught a couple of TD passes against Houston. The Chargers are on bye and Antonio Gates will be back after the break.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ’em.
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8 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. LK
    November 8th, 2010 at 4:54 pm #

    Hey so I’m prob gonna drop Steve Smith (Car) been thinking bout doing it for a while but haven’t and now that Moore’s out for the season seems like the straw to break the camels back.
    So 1st would you drop him if you had him and if so who would you pick up Sydney Rice (who I’m leaning towards), Santonio Holmes, or Mike Williams (Sea).

    I have Roddy White, Santana Moss, and Johnny Knox in a 2 WR 1 Flex (RB/WR). So I think I can wait on Sydney Rice if I think he’ll be good

  2. LestersLegends
    November 8th, 2010 at 8:32 pm #

    With the players that are available, I can see why you’d want to give up on Smith. I can see sitting on Sidney Rice. He’s close to returning and Favre will look to get him involved right away.

  3. James
    November 10th, 2010 at 11:58 am #

    Firstly, love the article- think you could give some start’em advise?

    Starting Nicks and Austin, need to choose 1 more between Knox, Harvin, and Blair White

    Also, McCoy or Bradshaw ? Leaning toward White and McCoy.


  4. LestersLegends
    November 10th, 2010 at 1:18 pm #

    I’m going with Harvin. He’s been a beast since Randy arrived, and carried on following his departure.

    I have Bradshaw 7 and McCoy 8. It’s really a gut thing so I’d go with yours.

  5. James
    November 10th, 2010 at 1:23 pm #

    Thanks Lester- I think you’ve been added to my favs!

  6. LestersLegends
    November 10th, 2010 at 1:25 pm #

    Thanks James.

  7. DM
    November 11th, 2010 at 7:24 am #

    1. Should I drop Kenny Britt? 2. Should I drop NE Def/ST since I have Titans? 3. Should I pick up Welker, Ware, Shonn Greene or Ajirotuto? 4. I have Matt Bryant and Nick Folk, should I drop one of them for NOs Kicker or someone else? 5. I have Peyton Manning and Mark Sanchez. Should I let Sanchez go? I have I’m 8-1 and want to finish strong. Thank you!

  8. LestersLegends
    November 11th, 2010 at 8:45 am #

    I’d drop britt and a kicker for Welker and Greene. I’d rather have multiple defenses to play the match-up game. I’d let Sanchez go as well. Even if Manning doesn’t play in week 16, which is unlikely, the Jets are playing the Bears in Chicago. He’s not a good bad weather QB.

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