End of Dwayne Bowe

Nov 17, 2009

Dwayne Bowe catch
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OK, it’s not technically the end for Kansas City WR Dwayne Bowe, but he will be out for four weeks after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. This failed test could also ensure that he won’t be back with the Chiefs next year as he already was in Coach Todd Haley’s doghouse earlier this year.

Bowe is set to return in Week 15 against the Browns. While it would be hard to use him in the fantasy playoffs after a month-long hiatus, it is the Browns. He finishes up against Cincinnati. No way I’d gamble on Bowe in the fantasy championship against the Bengals.

If you can afford to sit on him for four weeks I suggest you do so for that Browns game. If you can’t, start shopping the waiver wire. Here are some possible replacements.

Mike Wallace, Pittsburgh Steelers
Kevin Walter, Houston Texans
Patrick Crayton, Dallas Cowboys
Laveranues Coles, Cincinnati Bengals
Pierre Garcon, Indianapolis Colts
Donnie Avery, St. Louis Rams
Chris Chambers, Kansas City Chiefs

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3 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. CCC
    November 17th, 2009 at 4:03 pm #

    I wonder what the drug was?

    sometimes a guy takes a cold remedy he buys from a drug store and it registers

    hey if KC doesn’t want him = bring him to DC lol

    we need at least one WR who can get open and actually catch the ball as well

    seems so simple, yet this is a complicated problem for the Skins

  2. LestersLegends
    November 17th, 2009 at 4:05 pm #

    It’s their job to know what they are putting in their bodies so I won’t cut him much slack.

    I wonder if it was some sort of diet supplement because he was overweight going into camp.

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    November 18th, 2009 at 6:09 am #

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