Fantasy Football Buy Low Candidates

Sep 25, 2008

Yesterday I gave you the Sell High Candidates.  Today I flip it up and give you the Buy Low ones.  These are guys who have started off slow.  Now is the time to pluck them from your competition before their value increases.

Peyton Manning - How often is it that Peyton Manning has more INTs than TDs after three games?  How about only 3 TDs in three games?  There are about a dozen QBs who have had better starts than Peyton.  If you can somehow package a RB or a WR with little brother Eli and snag Peyton, why wouldn’t you?  How about Aaron Rodgers?  You have to be more confident in Peyton’s ability to score big throughout the year.  This could be a great year to own him since they aren’t running away with the division.  They likely won’t be closing shop in Week 16 this year.  He has the bye week to continue to get healthy and work out his kinks.  You need to strike now before he gets hot.

Joseph Addai - You probably should have tried to get him a week ago, but he’s has less than 200 total yards and 3 TDs right now.  If you can acquire him for Sell High candidate Michael Turner, I say do it now.    Once Saturday gets healthier Addai will be ripping it up again.

Laurence Maroney - He’s done absolutely nothing.  He is averaging 22.3 yards per game.  Why would yo even consider him?  He finishes stong.  Nine of his twelve career TDs have come in the second half, with six of them coming in December.  If you can get him for bargain bin value, why wouldn’t you?  Even if he doesn’t rebound, he likely won’t cost you much.  If you have guys on bye early at RB you can afford to stash him on your bench.

Braylon Edwards - He has 73 yards in three games.  That’s pathetic.  That’s slightly better than what Maroney produced.  His QB situation is a mess, but eventually they are going to have to get him involved if they want to turn this thing around. 

Chad Ocho Cinco - He’s also off to a slow start.  I’ve told you already not to trust Ocho.  However, if you can acquire him as your third WR, don’t you think he’s worth the risk?  He still has a great QB throwing to him with a great WR opposite of him.

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6 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. wassup471
    September 25th, 2008 at 1:15 pm #

    How about Ryan Grant? Any thoughts?

  2. LestersLegends
    September 25th, 2008 at 1:16 pm #

    I’d try to get him.

  3. Crazy Canton Cuts
    September 25th, 2008 at 1:53 pm #

    thank god I have none of those cats on any of my squads

  4. LestersLegends
    September 25th, 2008 at 1:55 pm #

    I’d like to acquire some of them.

  5. MadMan
    September 25th, 2008 at 8:46 pm #

    On various rosters i have most of these gents, and yes I have received numerous trade offers for them and have polietly refused.

  6. LestersLegends
    September 25th, 2008 at 9:05 pm #

    You’re a MadMan, but not a Stupid One. Nice decision Sir.

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