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Old 05-27-2004   #1
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Question Will Carr be on my roster?

This might be a bit early to ask but I've got nothing else to do. The question is: Will David Carr be a viable fantasy football starter this year? Obviously we won't know till we start the season but I'd like to hear the reasons both for and against it.
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I think he will but I am not taking the chance on him as my top QB. My top QB for the last 2 years has been McNabb (I think I got him in the 2nd round last year) and I would still pick McNabb over Carr especially with the addition of TO (Oddly enough, TO has been my top WR the last two years also). Carr will be a great backup though.

I think AJ will have the best fantasy season of any Texan, and if that stands true Carr will have a great season too.
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IMO, no. He hasnt solidified himself as a top tier QB. He may be a viable 3rd QB. Go with Manning #1, Bulger, and McNabb.
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I would consider taking him as a backup, but not the starter. For him to get into fantasy starter range, he has to prove it to me. His Intercetions must drop, his TD numbers must improve, along with yds per game, and better 4th QTR numbers. If he does better than expected, I could always put him in as the starter, but I prefer someone with a proven track record. If you take him as your starter, it's imperative you have a very good second option, or you will be an also-ran quickly.
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I don't even see him as a quality backup. I view him as about the 20-25th best fantasy QB. I just don't see him getting good fantasy numbers with our style of offense.
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But then again bro, if you get him now while people don't want him, you will be able to get more bang for your buck. Nawut Imean?
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I think he will be a good 2nd pick up at best...even if he has the "breakout year" that we are expecting (ie. hoping for) there will a lot of guys with the raw fantasy numbers in front of him I would suspect. It has more to do with than just his physical skills, we are going to be a run 1st offense so that plays as well.
I do think he will be a good roster pick based on his development and the growing supporting cast around him this year.
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But then again bro, if you get him now while people don't want him, you will be able to get more bang for your buck. Nawut Imean?
I'm not in any keeper leagues. I'm in two leagues that start from scratch every year.
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