Bye Week Alternatives – Week 10

Nov 3, 2008
This is the last bye week.  Cincinnati, Dallas, Tampa Bay, and Washington get the week off.  You’ll be without some key contributors.  Let’s take a look at some attractive alternatives.

Quarterback
The ony QB that will really be missed is Jason Campbell.  He has put together a real nice season.  Jeff Garcia has been solid.  He’s possibly been called into action if you had Brady, Palmer, or Romo.  Dallas and Cincy are working with scraps with Ryan Fitzpatrick and Brad Johnson.  Hopefully you weren’t counting on them.  David Garrard goes up against Detroit. Brett Favre faces St. Louis.  Matt Ryan plays the Saints.  Chad Pennington draws the Seahawks.

Running Back
Clinton Portis and Marion Barber will put team’s in a bind.  Sorry, but they can’t be replaced.  You’ll just have to hope for the best.  Earnest Graham is having a decent year, but he will be easier to replace.  Warrick Dunn and Cedric Benson have been decent of late.  If you’re counting on them, my sympathies.  Oh yeah, you’ll need to plug somebody else in.  Willie Parker or Mewelde Moore face Indy.  Thomas Jones faces St. Louis.  Jamal Lewis goes against Denver.  DeAngleo Williams and Jonathan Stewart face Oakland, and Fred Taylor could have a nice game against Detroit.  

Wide Receiver
Terrell Owens, Housh, Chad Ocho Cinco.  These guys need to be replaced, but the one who will be missed the most is Santana Moss.  Antonio Bryant, Joey Galloway, Roy Williams (bet you didn’t expect two byes for him), and Antwaan Randle El will be missing in action as well.  Donald Driver usually does well against Minnesota.  Derrick Mason makes a nice play against Houston.  Michael Jenkins could produce vs. New Orleans.  Eddie Royal faces Cleveland.  I like Lance Moore against Atlanta.

Tight End
You’ll have to deal with Jason Witten and Chris Cooley being out.  That won’t be fun.  Tampa’s Alex Smith and Jerramy Stevens may have found their way into some lineups.  The Bungles don’t really have a TE that matters.  I like Marcedes Lewis vs. Detroit.  Donald Lee could have success vs. Minnesota.  I also like Anthony Fasano vs. Seattle and John Carlson vs. Miami in a head-to-head battle.

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14 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Brad
    November 3rd, 2008 at 9:27 am #

    This is the bye week that I have dreaded the most, as I have Jason Campbell and/or Clinton Portis on several of my “serious” teams. Thanks for this information though, hopefully I can make it through this week unscathed.

  2. LestersLegends
    November 3rd, 2008 at 9:28 am #

    Yeah, this is a tough one. Good luck.

  3. CK0712
    November 3rd, 2008 at 9:32 am #

    Terrell Owens, Housh, Chad Ocho Cinco. These guys need to be replaced

    yeah they do :) i like your alternatives!

  4. LestersLegends
    November 3rd, 2008 at 9:34 am #

    Ocho and MeO found the end zone last week. Funny I havne’t heard about any celebrations because NOBODY cares.

  5. CK0712
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:16 am #

    HA! i almost spit my coffee out when i read your reply, NICE, patent that zinger!!

  6. LestersLegends
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:18 am #

    :) Glad you didn’t spray your monitor.

  7. CK0712
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:18 am #

    as for chad, gimme 5 minutes in a press room with him & a tape recorder i will make him cry like the btch he is!!

  8. CK0712
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:19 am #

    keyboard, looking down , thanks!! that was funny though Lester’s!!

  9. LestersLegends
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:20 am #

    awesome. No holds barred. Like it.

  10. CK0712
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:22 am #

    never are with me. i detest stupid people!! specially ones that toss the team & fans under the bus!!

  11. LestersLegends
    November 3rd, 2008 at 10:26 am #

    Amen to that.

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    November 5th, 2008 at 7:06 am #

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  13. MemiAmums
    November 21st, 2008 at 12:39 pm #

    Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. (Ellen Degeneres) :P

  14. LestersLegends
    November 21st, 2008 at 1:12 pm #

    Funny

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