A few Bayou Revelations, chatting with the fans, more Week 1 locks
It's Fantasy Clicks tradition to do a mini-Revelations off the Thursday night NFL opener; however, it's not typically standard to make season-long judgments -- good or bad -- from one teeny, tiny game. And yet the verdicts might already be in with one all-world quarterback and one desultory receiver.
Here are the revised rankings for all 32 starting QBs:
1. Green Bay @ Philadelphia
On Thursday morning, we launched the first of 15
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Playing in 14 fantasy leagues isn't all it's cracked up to be. I mean, you can only get excited about landing Raiders tight end
But all of this preseason drudgery gets wiped away when thoughts turn to the famed SI.com & Friends league, comprised of six SI.com worker bees in Atlanta (our frat-house-of-an-office is a haven for trash talking), one Golf.com shaman (
Conservatively speaking, I own four workhorse backs in a league where two might be considered a triumph. I also prioritized taking a top-5 tight end (Celek) and buttressing one of the NFL's most dynamic under-24 passers (Stafford) ... with the
My obvious weakness resides at wide receiver. But this real-time revelation also challenged me to diversify drafting tactics -- juggling low-key upside (Mike Williams/Brandon Gibson), reliability (Cotchery) and injury-related stashees (Sidney Rice) in the latter rounds.
The polls are closed, the votes have been tabulated. None of these 20 stars -- for whatever reason -- belong to my 14 fantasy teams:
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