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Hardcore Texan 09-21-2010 11:04 PM

Add/Drop advice
 
Hey guys, I am planning on dropping Slaton for Miami's D/ST. I only have the cowpies D and they are not doing great. Also thinking about dropping Sproles for Mercedes Lewis since I only have one TE. Either pick up Lewis or maybe even Snelling.

What do y'all think?

They way I see it Sproles and Slaton probably won't crack my starting line up very often if at all and I think the Dolphins Defense is going to come on strong the rest of the year. I think Lewis could continue to perform well and my current TE is Gonzales, he's not lighting it up as much as I thought.

dc_txtech 09-22-2010 09:46 AM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
I would drop the Cow pies defense if you're picking up Miami. I hate having 2 defenses, jmo. Slaton is 1 injury away from being the starting RB on the most prolific offense in the league, I would hold on to him and dump the girly cows.

Mercedes Lewis looks legit.

Snelling is a must add if you still have a chance, groin injuries are very tricky. Tolbert is also a guy to keep an eye on.

Hardcore Texan 09-22-2010 06:34 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dc_txtech (Post 1528666)
I would drop the Cow pies defense if you're picking up Miami. I hate having 2 defenses, jmo. Slaton is 1 injury away from being the starting RB on the most prolific offense in the league, I would hold on to him and dump the girly cows.

Mercedes Lewis looks legit.

Snelling is a must add if you still have a chance, groin injuries are very tricky. Tolbert is also a guy to keep an eye on.

Well Lewis went before my waiver pick. I ended up dropping Slaton for Dolphins D/ST. Snelling was gone also.

I thought long and hard about dropping the cryboys d but didn't do it. I might have if I would have posted the thread sooner, I didn't give people much time to respond. And I really wanted Lewis.

dc_txtech 09-22-2010 08:27 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Is Tolbert still available, looks like Mathews has a high ankle sprain and could be out 4-6 weeks. Very strong buy IMO.

Ckw 09-22-2010 09:43 PM

If you are right I am going to be ecstatic. I went after Snelling but the guy in front of me got him. So I ended up with Tolbert. Pretty happy.

dc_txtech 09-22-2010 10:54 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Ckw5814 (Post 1529438)
If you are right I am going to be ecstatic. I went after Snelling but the guy in front of me got him. So I ended up with Tolbert. Pretty happy.

http://www.rotoworld.com/Content/Hea...=NFL&hl=183015

Hardcore Texan 09-24-2010 01:17 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dc_txtech (Post 1529371)
Is Tolbert still available, looks like Mathews has a high ankle sprain and could be out 4-6 weeks. Very strong buy IMO.

He was available but I have been out of commision with a cold for a few days and someone grabbed him. Damn it anyway.

dc_txtech 09-24-2010 02:47 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Knowshon Moreno is out this week. Best I can tell right now, Buckhalter and or Maroney will carry the load.

Hardcore Texan 09-25-2010 12:32 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Where do you get your injury news. I am a step behind everyone. I guess they are getting it on their phones and I get so busy at work I can't check the websites as often as I would like.

dc_txtech 09-25-2010 01:12 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
This is a decent board

http://forums.thehuddle.com/

I also try to hit up other teams boards. Especially if I have a stud on their squad. There is really no better place to get news than team forums, just like there is no better place to get Texans info than here. I was spending a decent amount of time on the Broncos forum before my draft in '07. I was very interested in Travis Henry that year and while he turned out to be a dud, I heard a lot about some kid named Brandon Marshall. Took him in the last round and the rest is history.

Edit: Also, work is stupid and lame. I would reccomend blowing it off.

Hardcore Texan 09-25-2010 05:19 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dc_txtech (Post 1531617)
This is a decent board

http://forums.thehuddle.com/

I also try to hit up other teams boards. Especially if I have a stud on their squad. There is really no better place to get news than team forums, just like there is no better place to get Texans info than here. I was spending a decent amount of time on the Broncos forum before my draft in '07. I was very interested in Travis Henry that year and while he turned out to be a dud, I heard a lot about some kid named Brandon Marshall. Took him in the last round and the rest is history.

Edit: Also, work is stupid and lame. I would reccomend blowing it off.

Duly noted good sir.

ESPN has mobile alerts you can sign up for, it's $2 per month and charged to your phone bill. Problem for me is my cell phone is a company phone so that's not an option.

dc_txtech 09-26-2010 10:14 AM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Pay me 2 bucks a month and I'll text you updates :specnatz:

Hardcore Texan 09-26-2010 04:43 PM

Re: Add/Drop advice
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dc_txtech (Post 1532071)
Pay me 2 bucks a month and I'll text you updates :specnatz:

LOL....that's pretty affordable.


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