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11 Dec 2012

Ask the Scramble writers - Week 15!

Scramble for the Ball needs your fantasy football questions! It's playoff time so the right start/sit decision or waiver wire pickup could make the difference between lording it over your annoying brother-in-law this holiday season or having him lord it over you, and your Scramble writers are here to help! Post your questions in the comments here or hit the mailbag at Scramble -et- FootballOutsiders -dit- com.

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Disclosure: I am not, and have never been, in any fantasy leagues with my brother-in-law, who is also not annoying.

Posted by: Tom Gower on 11 Dec 2012

3 replies , Last at 12 Dec 2012, 2:23am by Tom Gower

Re: Ask the Scramble writers - Week 15!
by Sifter :: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 10:34pm

Here's PLENTY of lineup calls to chew on! My team has been smashed by injuries in the last few weeks (Vick, McGahee, Gronkowski, Amendola, now Bryant and injuries on Chicago D). Here's a summary of my dilemmas for this week - obviously some of the guys I'm listing are the best free agents available, I put stars next to the guys I own. FYI, it's a 12 team PPR league, only quirk is 1 pt per 25 return yards, starts 2RBs+2WRs+1Flex+1 of everything else... I'm going to be the underdog for sure, so guys with the higher risk/upside will probably be preferred if it's a close call. It'd be great if you can pick me out some diamonds!

1 of these QBs: Stafford(*) @ ARZ, R.Wilson(*) @ BUF

2 or 3 of these RBs: S.Greene(*) or B.Powell(*) @ TEN, P.Thomas(*) or M.Ingram vs TB, M.Owens(*) @ MIA, A.Green(*) @ CHI, R.Turbin @ BUF, M.Hardesty vs WAS, L.James @ NE, B.Pierce vs DEN. Looking to get David Wilson on waivers as another option (he's @ ATL).

2 or 3 of these WRs: D.Bryant(*) vs PIT, P.Garcon(*) @ CLE, J.Maclin or J.Avant vs CIN (Maclin would be another waiver option), C.Givens or B.Gibson or D.Amendola(*) vs MIN, B.Hartline(*) or D.Bess vs JAX, R.Streater Vs KC, A.Hawkins @ PHI, D.Avery @ HOU, J.Kerley @ TEN

1 of these TEs: D.Clark(*) @ NO, B.Watson vs WAS, J.Tamme @ BAL, T.Moeaki @ OAK, R.Housler vs DET, S.Chandler vs SEA, L.Kendricks vs MIN, T.Scheffler @ ARZ

1 of these Ds: Chicago(*) vs GB, Detroit @ ARZ, Miami vs JAX, Tennessee vs NYJ, St. Louis vs MIN

Re: Ask the Scramble writers - Week 15!
by Tom Gower :: Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:23am

Thanks for the question, and look for our answer in tomorrow's Scramble.

Re: Ask the Scramble writers - Week 15!
by Tom Gower :: Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:23am

If anybody else has questions, hit the mailbag at Scramble -et- FootballOutsiders -dit- com or the comments section once the article posts Wednesday afternoon.

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