Out on a Fantasy Football Limb Volume 17

Dec 27, 2007

I’m going back out on that fantasy football limb. I will pick five players I believe will score more points this week than a higher profile player. The scoring will be 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. I will also do a Super Stretch Pick where I take a real longshot. First, I’ll recap last week.

Last Week
Jay Cutler 11.95 beat Vince Young 8.4 WHICH I GOT WRONG.
Frank Gore (19.2) and Ryan Grant (16.9) combined (36.1) to beatLaDainian Tomlinson 17.4 WHICH I GOT WRONG.
Brian Westbrook 10.9 beat Adrian Peterson 6.8 (4.8 acutal plus 2 spotted) as I predicted.
Hines Ward 5.9 beat Torry Holt 4.1 as I predicted.
Donald Driver 6.2 (3.2 plus 3 spotted points) beat Greg Jennings 4.2 WHICH I GOT WRONG.

Super Stretch
Clinton Portis 23.15 beat Kenny Watson 21.0 WHICH I GOT WRONG.

Regular Picks: 2-3
Super Stretch Picks: 0-1
Overall: 2-4
Breakdown: QB: 0-1, RB 1-2, WR: 1-1

Season Record
Regular Picks: 37-43-1
Super Stretch Picks: 12-4
Overall: 49-47-1
Breakdown: QB: 7-11, RB: 25-16-1, WR: 16-20

This Week’s Picks 
Kurt Warner over Tom Brady
Tom will get the Pats out to an early lead, get the record, and check out. Warner will keep throwing and throwing and throwing…. 

Laurence Maroney over Marion Barber
Former Golden Gophers squaring off. Maroney will continue his December surge. MB3 will face a hungry Washington team with little on the line. 

Jamal Lewis over Joseph Addai
Jamal will cap a fine season against San Francisco while Addai will likely be hitting the showers early 

Anquan Boldin over Reggie Wayne
See Exhibit A Kurt Warner for Boldin and Exhibit B Joseph Addai for Wayne. 

Brandon Marshall over Andre Johnson
Marshall has been on fire. Johnson has been on fire. Who would you rather face? Minnesota or Jacksonville. Pretty easy answer.

SUPER STRETCH 
Najeh Davenport over Ryan Grant
Grant will probably have an early exit as the Pack prepare for the playoffs.

What did you think of my predictions? Do you have any fantasy upsets in mind? Please leave your comments.

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

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