Out on a Fantasy Football Limb Playoff Edition 4

Jan 31, 2008

It’s Playoff Time, but I’m still going out on that fantasy football limb.  I will pick three players I think will score more points than a higher profile player.  The scoring is 6 points for rushing or receiving TD, 4 points for a passing TD, .1 points per yard for rushing or receiving and .05 points per passing yard.  First, I’ll recap how I did during the Divisional Round.

Last Week
Brett Favre 19.7 beat Eli Manning +5 18.1 (13.1 plus five spotted points) as I predicted
Laurence Maroney 17.1 beat Brandon Jacobs +2 15.5 (13.5 actual plus two spotted points) as I predicted.
Donald Driver 20.1 beat Vincent Jackson 9.3 WHICH I GOT WRONG.  
Last Week’s Picks:  2-1
Breakdown:  QB: 1-0, RB: 0-1, WR:  0-1
Overall Playoff Picks: 3-6
Breakdown:  QB: 1-2, RB 1-2, WR: 1-2  

Overall Record
Regular Picks: 45-49-1
Super Stretch Picks: 12-5
Overall:  57-54-1
Breakdown:  QB: 9-13, RB: 28-19-1, WR: 19-22
This Week’s Picks
Tom Brady
over Eli Manning +6
I’ll trust that Brady’s ankle will hold up and he’ll have another solid Super Bowl showing.  I think the big stage may be a little too bright for young Eli.  I’ll spot him six points and take the MVP.

Brandon Jacobs
over Laurence Maroney
Maroney has been lights out.  I think he’ll actually outgain the big man, but I think Jacobs is more likely to hit paydirt. 
Plaxico Burress
 over Randy Moss
I saw Randy’s face on a milk carton this morning.  Aside from his legal issue, Randy has been pretty silent thus far.  I think that may continue on Sunday.  Plax has been a force.  He’s got such a height advantage.  Plus, the time off should help his bumps and bruises. 

Previous Out on a Limb Picks
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Wild Card Weekend
Divisional Round Playoffs
Conference Title Games

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