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I know it’s ridiculous to do Pro Bowl rankings, but what the heck. I’m having my son Heath (6) help me with them.
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Quarterbacks
1.  Philip Rivers
2.  Michael Vick
3.  Peyton Manning
4.  Matt Ryan
5.  Drew Brees
6.  Matt Cassel
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Running Backs
1.  Adrian Peterson
2.  Jamaal Charles
3.  Michael Turner
4.  Arian Foster
5.  Chris Johnson
6.  Steven Jackson continue reading »


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Conference Championship Round Results: 2-0
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Regular Season Total:  150-106 (.586)
Playoffs Picks: 6-4 (.600)
Overall Total:  156-110 (.586)
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Pro Bowl Pick:
AFC over NFC
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Conference Championship Round Results:
2-0  
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Regular Season Lock Picks:  24-10 (.706)
Regular Season Total:  159-97 (.621)
Playoffs Picks:  6-4 (.600)
Overall Total:  165-101 (.620)
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Pro Bowl Pick:
AFC over NFC
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Time for another edition of Fantasy Football Out on a Limb.  I scour the rosters to select a player who I feel will outperform a higher profile player in that given week.  I base my decisions on match-ups, how the players are trending, and the ever-important hunch.  To mix things up I’ll occasionally do some two on one match-ups or even pit RB or WR duos against each other.  Sometimes I’ll spot a player some points.

For the Pro Bowl I will pick one matchup for Quarterback, Running Back, and Wide Receiver.

Scoring
6 points for rushing or receiving TD
4 points for a passing TD
0.1 points per yard for rushing or receiving
0.05 points per passing yard.

Last Week
Brett Favre over Peyton Manning +2:  Loser Favre 19.5, Manning 32.85 (30.85 actual +2)
Shonn Greene over Joseph Addai +1:  Loser Greene 4.1, Addai 10.3 (9.3 actual +1)
Austin Collie over Reggie Wayne:  Winner Collie 18.3, Wayne 5.5
Conference Finals Picks:  1-2

Season Record
Regular Picks: 41-40-1
Super Stretch Picks:  8-12
Playoffs Picks:  6-5
Overall: 55-57-1

Pro Bowl Picks


Vince Young over Donovan McNabb

The Pro Bowl seems like an ideal place for an athlete like VY to showcase his skills. There will be minimal defense played and look for VY’s revival to continue. McNabb is the elder statesmen of the NFC quarterbacks so I expect him to take a back seat.


Frank Gore over Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson is coming off a brutal loss to the Saints that saw him put the ball on the carpet multiple times. I think he’s there for the festivities, and as an ambassador to the game, but not to get a bunch of carries. Meanwhile, I think Frank Gore puts on a show for his home crowd.


Steve Smith over Vincent Jackson

This has more to do with the Quarterbacks that these WRs will be playing with than their abilities or match-ups. Once the starters (Matt Schaub and Aaron Rodgers) are out, Smith has a distinct advantage with McNabb and Romo over V-Jax with VY and David Garrard.

NFL Picks – Pro Bowl

25 January 2010

Conference Championship Round Results: 2-0 
My Son’s Results:
1-1 (Minnesota let him down)

Regular Season Lock Picks:  31-3 (.912)
Regular Season Total:  177-79 (.691)
Playoff Picks:  4-6
Overall Total:  181-85 (.680)

My son’s playoff picks:  5-1

Pro Bowl Picks:
AFC over NFC


My son’s pick:  
AFC over NFC

These are heads-up picks. The Yahoo ATS challenge wrapped up.I finished tied for third at 134-119-3 (.529). If you want my take on the playoff match-ups ATS, leave me a message in the comment with your e-mail or send one to me at contact@lesterslegends.com.

Quarterbacks
Peyton Manning
- 12 of 17 for 151 yards, TD
Drew Brees - 11 of 19 for 142 yards, TD
Eli Manning - 8 of 14 for 111 yards, TD, INT
Kerry Collins - 10 of 15 for 108 yards, TD, INT

Running Backs
Adrian Peterson
- 8 carries for 48 yards, TD, 2 catches for 15 yards
Le’Ron McClain - 3 carries for 5 yards, TD
Ronnie Brown - 7 carries for 41 yards, 4 catches for 27 yards
Marshawn Lynch - 6 carries for 48 yards

Wide Receivers
Larry Fitzgerald
- 5 catches for 81 yards, 2 TDs
Steve Smith - 6 catches for 89 yards
Reggie Wayne - 4 catches for 45 yards
Brandon Marshall - 5 catches for 44 yards
Tight Ends
Tony Gonzalez
- 6 catches for 98 yards, TD
Owen Daniels - 2 catches for 30 yards, TD

 

Previous Lock to Win Picks:  NE (W), NYG (W),  BUF (W), SD (W), DAL (W), WAS (L), HOU (W), NYJ (W), JAX (L), CAR (W), PHI (Tie), CHI (W), TENN (W), MN (W), INDY (W), NO (W), ATL (W)

Previous Lock to Lose Picks:  STL (W), BUF (L), CIN (W), KC (L), MIA (L), DET (W), SEA (W), NO (L), OAK (W), CHI (W), HOU (W), SD (W), PHI (L), CLE (W), SF (W), JAX (W), TENN (W)

Regular Season Lock Picks: 25-8-1 (.750)
Regular Season Total:  159-96-1 (.623)
Playoffs: 5-6 (.455)
Pro Bowl:  0-1
Overall:  164-103-1 (.614)

Last Week
Jay Cutler 
(2.3) beat Kurt Warner (0.4), but lost to Peyton Manning (11.55) WHICH I SPLIT.
Adrian Peterson (12.3) beat Michael Turner (0.4) WHICH I LOST.
Larry Fitzgerald (20.1) killed Brandon Marshall (4.4) WHICH I LOST.

Record
:  1-3

Season Record
Regular Picks:  52-33 (.612)
Super Stretch Picks:  8-8 (.500)
Playoff Picks:  7-2 (.778)
Pro Bowl Picks:  1-3
Overall:  68-46 (.596)

Time for another edition of Fantasy Football Out on a Limb.  I scour the rosters to select a player who I feel will outperform a higher profile player in that given week.  I base my decisions on matchups, how the players are trending, and the ever-important hunch.  To mix things up I’ll occasionally do some two on one matchups or even pit RB or WR duos against each other.  Sometimes I’ll spot a player some points. 

Just becasue the season is over, I’m not done.  For the Pro Bowl I will pick one matchup for Quarterback, Running Back, and Wide Receiver.

Scoring
6 points for rushing or receiving TD
4 points for a passing TD
0.1 points per yard for rushing or receiving
0.05 points per passing yard. 

Last Week
Kurt Warner
(30.85) beat Ben Roethlisberger +3 [20.0 (17.0 actual plus 3 spotted points)] WHICH I WON.
Edgerrin James +2.5 [8.6 (6.1 actual plus 2.5 spotted)] beat Willie Parker (5.1) WHICH I LOST.
 Santonio Holmes +1.5 [20.6 (19.1 actual plus 1.5 spotted) beat Anquan Boldin (8.4) WHICH I LOST.

Record

Season Record
Regular Picks:  52-33 (.612)
Super Stretch Picks:  8-8 (.500)
Playoff Picks:  8-4 (.667)
Overall:  68-45 (.602)

PRO BOWL PICKS

Quarterback
jay-cutler   kurt-warner 
Jay Cutler
 over Kurt Warner and Peyton Manning (not combined)
The last thing on Kurt Warner’s mind after the difficult Super Bowl defeat is going to be the Pro Bowl.  He’ll play early and hand over the reigns to Drew Brees and Eli Manning.  Cutler will spell Peyton Manning and go on the offensive.  He’ll likely play the most of any AFC QB.  I’m picking Cutler as my Pro Bowl MVP.

Running Back
michael-turner   adrian-peterson-small
Michael Turner
over Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson is the reigning Pro Bowl MVP.  I think he’ll take it a little easier this year.  Michael Turner will showcase his skills in his first trip to the Pro Bowl.  

Wide Receiver
brandon-marshall
  
larry-fitzgerald-headshot
Brandon Marshall over Larry Fitzgerald
Larry put on enough of a show during the playoffs.  I see him keeping a low profile in Hawaii.  I have a feeling Cutler and Marshall will hook up on a TD pass.

Pro Bowl Pick

4 February 2009

Last Week:  1-0

Congrats to the King for winning the Pick the Score contest.
llchamp

Previous Lock to Win Picks:  NE (W), NYG (W),  BUF (W), SD (W), DAL (W), WAS (L), HOU (W), NYJ (W), JAX (L), CAR (W), PHI (Tie), CHI (W), TENN (W), MN (W), INDY (W), NO (W), ATL (W)

Previous Lock to Lose Picks:  STL (W), BUF (L), CIN (W), KC (L), MIA (L), DET (W), SEA (W), NO (L), OAK (W), CHI (W), HOU (W), SD (W), PHI (L), CLE (W), SF (W), JAX (W), TENN (W)

Regular Season Lock Picks: 25-8-1 (.750)
Regular Season Total:  159-96-1 (.623)
Playoffs: 5-6 (.455)
Overall:  164-102-1 (.616)

pro-bowl
Pro Bowl Pick
AFC over NFC

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