Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Sep 2009

Week 3 WRs

Who to start. I need to start one of these guys.
Berrian
L Robinson
N Burleson

the matchups don't look great for any of them. Burleson's looks the worst with Hasselbeck hurt.

Posted by: max on 24 Sep 2009

7 replies , Last at 26 Sep 2009, 10:44am by dutchtreat

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by Red Hedgehog :: Thu, 09/24/2009 - 3:28pm

Touch call between Berrian and Robinson, but I would probably go with Robinson. Green Bay's VOA agaist #1 and #2 WRs hasn't been very good and they've given up a fairly high number of fantasy points to WRs.

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by Zheng :: Thu, 09/24/2009 - 6:02pm

I'll second the Robinson call. Once again, STL will be behind and throwing. Garbage yards is still yards.

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by galactic_dev :: Sat, 09/26/2009 - 1:34am

I'd go Berrian, who has a decent chance to take a long bomb to the house.

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by galactic_dev :: Sat, 09/26/2009 - 1:35am

I've got these WRs:

1. Reggie Wayne
2. Marques Colston
3. DeSean Jackson (slightly injured? unsure qb?), Donald Driver, or Steve Smith (of the NYG).

Who should my #3 be?

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by krugerindustria... :: Sat, 09/26/2009 - 9:42am

off the top of my head, I would say Driver and it's not particularly close. Looking a little closer though, tb's dvoa in the secondary is uniformly terrible where stl is actually pretty good vs #1 wr's. coin flip? Oh, and I'd stay away from Jackson's 38% catch rate and KC's #10 dvoa vs opp #1 wr's. So there you go, I've narrowed it down for you, though I don't know if it was that much help.

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by max :: Sat, 09/26/2009 - 10:31am

Its close between Smith and Driver. They both have favorable matchups. I'd lean toward Smith. Eli looks for him a more than Rogers looks for Driver.

max

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Re: Week 3 WRs
by dutchtreat :: Sat, 09/26/2009 - 10:44am

Berrian

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