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20 Aug 2010

S. Smith NYG or A. Foster?

I'm in a deep (2RB 3WR + Flex) 14 team PPR league where we are permitted to keep 2 players at the expense of a draft pick two rounds higher than they were last picked.

My first keeper, Mendenhall for a 7th, is a no brainer.

I thought Steve Smith NYG for a 10th rounder (127th) was as well, but Arian Foster for an 18th rounder (239th) is suddenly looking very appealing...

So who should it be, Smith for a 10th or Foster for an 18th? Any opinions are appreciated, I have to make my decision by high noon tomorrow and I'm agonizing!!!

Thanks in advance

Posted by: limpgoat@gmail.com on 20 Aug 2010

4 replies , Last at 23 Aug 2010, 11:25am by rdy4thefiesta

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Re: S. Smith NYG or A. Foster?
by robi0420 :: Sat, 08/21/2010 - 12:39am

Keep Smith, no brainer.
Jake Robinson

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Re: S. Smith NYG or A. Foster?
by Maximum :: Sun, 08/22/2010 - 2:17am

Id keep Arian because hes a #1 rb with minimal competition for carries and Steve smith has too much talent around him (nicks) to get 100+ catches ever again.

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Re: S. Smith NYG or A. Foster?
by dutchtreat :: Sun, 08/22/2010 - 3:28pm

Based on League structure, Smith by a landslide.

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Re: S. Smith NYG or A. Foster?
by rdy4thefiesta :: Mon, 08/23/2010 - 11:25am

Since it's a full PPR and you have to start 3 WR, it's definately Smith. Slaton could easily take a lot of Foster's catches and you never know when Kubiak is going bench a RB for fumbling.

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