Fantasy Football News – 9/11/09
Pierre Thomas’s knee will cost him a juicy matchup against Detroit. Be sure to bump Reggie Bush up a few notches, and Mike Bell, who was already in my Fantasy Fill-ins for the week, shows up on the radar. An unlikely RB2 for the first week, but the situation is almost too good to be true.
Look elsewhere for your WR3s as both Kevin Walter and Bernard Berrian on game-time-decisions. Who wants to deal with that in the first week? There are better plays this week that won’t give you an upset stomach.
It looks as if Brian Westbrook will play on Sunday. If you’re planning on using him, make sure you have a replacement RB on speed dial.
It looks as if Marc Bulger and Kyle Orton are going to get the nod this week. Say it with me…Whoopty Doo. If you’re in dire straights role with Orton, but if you are using Bulger you might as well pencil in a L for the week.
In relevant QB news, Carson Palmer will get the start for the Bengals. He makes a nice start against Denver despite missing the bulk of the preseason.
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