We are going to miss you in fantasy playoffs!
Okay so you are now in the playoffs, and sure it’s a quarterback driven league but you play only one
quarterback and 2 maybe 3 running backs…and if Frank Gore was one of your RB studs…uhoh! So who
are you going to play to make it to the finish line? There are the studs, the duds and the maybes...choose wisely
because one loss and you are out. Remember it is all about the matchups...loyalty counts for nothing..be strong!
If there is a better STUD...please name him? What toe injury?
These guys are going to get theirs…and even if they don’t can you really sit them?
- Arian Foster
- Jamaal Charles
- Michael Turner
I’m a Believer
- Ahmad Bradshaw
He has dropped a little because of his tendency to drop the ball. Last week he carried
the ball 25 times for 97 yards and 2 touchdowns (appears he may be out of the doghouse). This
week he plays a Minnesota defense that last week dominated a Bills offensive line.
2. Steven Jackson
Finger injury. That’s all because he is stud material and his team is making a run in their division.
Jackson came into the season after surgery on his back and has suffered several injuries BUT
stud…yes…S-T-U-D! Last week he carried the ball 28 times for 102 yards with 1 touchdown. This
week the Rams play New Orleans at New Orleans…ouch…I believe in Jackson…I just know New
Orleans at home is formidable…play him what else is Bradford going to do but hand the ball off?
3. Peyton Hillis
Hillis had a slow week last week rushing for only 57 yards…but I am still a believer. This week he
plays a very…very soft soft Bills rush defense….I am a believer.
4. Chris Ivory
Okay so Chris Ivory is pretty high on this list considering the possible return of Pierre Thomas
and or Reggie Bush but he will still get his touches and goal line stands. But let’s just look at his
stats, last week against the Bengals Ivory carried the ball 15 times for 117 yards with 2
5. Darren McFadden
Oh Raiders we hardly knew ya…against a good Chargers defense McFadden ran for 97 yards
with 1 touchdown. This week he plays a Jag defense that is equally as good…both fighting for
their playoff lives.
Johnson has had two back to back bad games by his standards…by anyone’s standards. Against
the Jags last week he rushed 13 times for 53 yards. This week he plays Indianapolis where you
have to believe the strategy will be keeping Peyton Manning (even a mediocre) Manning off the
field. This should equal many carries for Johnson…should bounce him out of his slump?
2. Rashard Mendenhall
Steelers offensive line is banged up…hurtin…limpin along. That said the Steelers play the
Bengals this week, Roethlisberger has his nose job…Mendenhall should use this as a bounce
3. Ray Rice
Ray Rice had 9 carries for 32 yards…and yes this was against the Steelers defense. His next
game is against Houston…who lets face it isn’t Pittsburgh. The Texans defense hasn’t lived up to
the hype…and maybe this game Ray Rice will.
4. Cedric Benson
Cedric Benson had 49 yards and 2 touchdowns versus New Orleans last week. Cedric Benson
plays for Cincinnati Bengals, perhaps the most underachieving team in NFL this year. Cedric
Benson will be playing the Pittsburgh Steelers this week…I think this is actually a child please…
5. LeSean Jackson
He runs…he catches passes…he plays behind Michael Vick…play the MAN!
- Thomas Jones/ Mike Goodson
Kansas City plays San Diego this week…San Diego has Philip Rivers and….right…so again Cassel
don’t try to prove you are Philip Rivers hand the ball off…hand the ball off…Jamaal Charles and
Thomas Jones…thank you
2. Matt Forte
He runs…he catches passes….he plays behind Jay Cutler….okay doesn’t have the same gravitas
but PLAY THE MAN. Da Bears play the Patriots whose defense is probably tired from running
back all those interceptions, and celebrating their holding the Jets to 3…PLAY THE MAN!
3. BenJarvus Green-Ellis
The law firm is playing Chicago. How tired is Brady’s arm? From brushing those lovely locks to
throwing to everyone including the guy sitting in the second row (it counted I think) he will get
the ball…but can he move it against da Bears…psst Peppers….Urlacher….
4. Knowshon Moreno
New coach bump…playing against the Cardinals…yes it looks like a good play.
5. Legarrette Blount
Anger management issues aside…PLAY THE MAN
With the exception of Marshawn Lynch’s monster game last week…it was home right? Is he home
during the entire playoffs?
- Shonn Green
- Justin Forsett
- Tim Hightower
- Marshawn Lynch
- Mike Tolbert