Originally Posted by Texans34Life
You mentioned the 6 bench spots for QB, WR, RB, TE, Kicker & a defense. Say your starting WR and RB are on bye. Then you take off the WR/TE and WR/RB slots to fill the starting WR and RB. What is then being used to replace the WR/RB or WR/TE slots? You can use the TE on the bench, but what about the other one?
Situations like the above and many more can be resolved with 2 more bench spots.
If your starting WR & RB are on a bye you replace them with your backup WR & RB. You know, the guy on the bench in the first place?