Fantasy football mailbag
Why is everyone panicking with Cutler? Because he popped off in the media? Because he was sacked a bunch of times in the preseason? Because he's likely to throw a lot of interceptions in a
Here is what I think -- stop your worrying, Cutler will be fine.
Is he going to trash his teammates in the press? Likely. Is he going to end up at the bottom of a bunch of pile-ups? That seems probable, as well, but the dude is tough and never misses a game. As for the interceptions, well, yeah, they will be there. At the same time, though, he did toss 26 INTs last year, his three-year average is 19 a season, which is only three more than
Do you trust
There aren't many leagues where both of these guys shouldn't be owned. If I had to choose one over the other I would roll the dice and take a shot with Huggins since I have little confidence Williams will be able to stay healthy all year long.
It depends if you want to hold on to two tight ends. Olsen clearly has no business being a starter in a 12-team league, but there would seem to be a chance that he will outperform his ADP of 17. At the same time, his name continues to be in the rumor mill as a potential trade option, though GM
Matt, hopefully you didn't worry about it too much on draft day. If I took
Here's my deal. I want to draft the best players that I can on draft day with an eye toward bye weeks. I would not pass on the best player available merely because of a bye week conflict. At the same time, if there was another player that I could turn to, a player who was in the same tier at that position as the player with the conflict, I would go in the other direction (hence my example of taking Colston over White). You can't ignore the bye week issue, but I wouldn't let it be the sole factor in determining which players to choose for my roster on draft day.