Get ‘em or Don’t Sweat ‘em Week 4

Sep 29, 2008

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.

Matt Schaub -  Schaub finally had a decent game, although I’m miffed Andre Johnson didn’t factor in more.  The Good News for Schaub is he had his bye week and has soft matchups vs. Miami, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Minnesota coming up in Weeks 6-9.  If your QB goes on bye that week, he could be a nice plug-and-play.  The Bad News is the Texans aren’t doing so hot and he could find himself out of a job.  Until that happens though, he has some value.
Ruling:  Get ‘em


Deuce McAllister - With the start Reggie Bush is having and the emergence of Pierre Thomas, many put Deuce out to pasture.  It appears that may have been premature.  There is still some fight left in Deuce.  The Saints are a better team when he they have Deuce going so look for them to continue to give him work.
Ruling:  Get ‘em.

Fred Jackson – Fred ran for 46 yards on 7 carries (6.6 ypc) and a score while adding three receptions for 9 yards.  The bulk of his yardage came on his 22 yard TD run.  While his numbers look decent in the boxscore, I don’t see him as much of a threat to Lynch.
Ruling: Get ‘em.

Lance Moore – I expected Robert Meachem to get more work with Colston and Shockey out, which he did, but Lance Moore was truly the biggest beneficiary.  He snagged 7 passes for 101 yards and 2 TDs. 
Ruling: Get ‘em.

Steve Breaston – Credit Cage Matcher Awesome for calling Breaston early.  He exploded for 9 catches for 122 yards.  While he may have a hold on the #3 WR spot in the desert, this game is the exception and not the norm.
Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em.

Zach Miller – He got off to a slow start with 58 yards through three weeks.  He exploded for 95 and a score vs. the Chargers.  He finished strong last year with JaMarcus (8 catches for 84 yards in Week 17).  Perhaps they are finally on the same page.  With bye week season in full swing, he makes an interesting selection.  The beauty is with Oakland going on bye next week, you probably won’t have any competition for him if he’s available and you can make due without him.
Ruling:  Don’t Sweat ‘em.

There you have it.  I hope I provided you some good info while you make your fantasy team waiver wire adjustments.

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7 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. MadMan
    September 29th, 2008 at 10:25 am #

    humm, I wonder if Moore is still available

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    September 29th, 2008 at 10:33 am #

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  3. 3rdStoneFromTheSun
    September 29th, 2008 at 11:29 am #

    Zach was Russells fav target last year, so I’m expecting him to get more balls since all the WR’s are injured

  4. LestersLegends
    September 29th, 2008 at 12:25 pm #

    Mad – prob going like hotcakes
    3rd – agree

  5. LestersLegends
    September 29th, 2008 at 12:26 pm #

    Madman – prob going like hotcakes
    3rd – agree

  6. Larry Novak
    September 29th, 2008 at 4:09 pm #

    I play fantasy Football…..
    I have fantasies of the Jets winning a Super Bowl…LOL

  7. LestersLegends
    September 29th, 2008 at 9:06 pm #

    Good one Larry.

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