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17 Sep 2009

Flex Help

Hello all,

I am in a league with PPR and 100-yard rushing/receiving bonuses. We have a roster format that includes two RB/WR positions (Flex). I have the first Flex spot decided, but the second is not so much. My options at Flex2 (as I call it) are:

RB Felix Jones (vs. NYG)
RB LeSean McCoy (vs. NO)
WR Earl Bennett (vs. PIT)
WR Pierre Garcon (vs. MIA) (yes, I am a fellow Anthony Gonzalez victim)
WR Patrick Crayton (vs. NYG)

Right now I've got Felix slotted to start (simply because I think even with the tough matchup, he will rebound quickly from his opening day disappointment; that and special teams value, I think he could score this week), but if somebody gives me a good reason to start someone else, I'll listen.


Posted by: Key19 on 17 Sep 2009

3 replies , Last at 19 Sep 2009, 2:40pm by Key19

Re: Flex Help
by Brendan Scolari :: Thu, 09/17/2009 - 4:48am

I'd stick with Felix. All of the other guys have a good chance of putting up nothing, whereas I think Felix is likely to at least put up some decent numbers. Although I heard he hurt his groin during the TB game so you might want to make sure that isn't going to effect him.

Re: Flex Help
by Zheng :: Thu, 09/17/2009 - 8:43pm

Since it's PPR, I'd go Felix and Bennett. LeSean has a good matchup but the Saints will stack with McNabb out. Pierre is not AGonz and is sharing duties. Crayton is boom or bust. Bennett got a lot of targets last week and plays about where Polamalu used to stand.

Re: Flex Help
by Key19 :: Sat, 09/19/2009 - 2:40pm

I already have Darren McFadden as my first Flex starter, so it's either Felix or Bennett, not both. I've decided that I'm going to go with Felix at this point.

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