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Old 08-25-2011   #1
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Default James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

So I'm looking over the Saints game and James Casey has me a little curious about drafting him. I noticed the kind of match up problem he presents by being in the backfield and then going wide. I noticed he got alot of attention over the last two games. Nothing earth shattering but he kind of showed to be another safety valve for Schaub. Could James Casey actually be a decent pick up in fantasy? If so, how is he going to be listed, FB or TE?
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Yahoo has him listed as a TE. Do not want.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

Foster, Daniels, Andre, Jacoby, Dressen, Tate, Ward, Casey.....

I'm not sure about the order of the first seven guys, but I'm pretty sure Casey is at best the 8th option on this team.


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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

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Foster, Daniels, Andre, Jacoby, Dressen, Tate, Ward, Casey.....

I'm not sure about the order of the first seven guys, but I'm pretty sure Casey is at best the 8th option on this team.


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I may very well have been wrong here. Looks like Kubiak has a whole chapter in the play-book for this guy.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

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I may very well have been wrong here. Looks like Kubiak has a whole chapter in the play-book for this guy.
Casey had 3 catches for 29 yards. That's nothing in terms of fantasy football.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

Casey had a play yesterday (think it was the Ward TD) where he absolutely destroyed the LB he was blocking. Then he had the one where he got knocked into the backfield and killed the run.

Neither of those show up on a FF stat sheet.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

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Casey had 3 catches for 29 yards. That's nothing in terms of fantasy football.
It's only week one. I'm just saying it looks like he is going to be a bigger & bigger part of this offense as we go forward.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

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Yahoo has him listed as a TE. Do not want.
Yahoo changed his listing to TE/RB. That definitely makes him a bit more tempting but I still don't think he's going to be roster worthy.

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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

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Foster, Daniels, Andre, Jacoby, Dressen, Tate, Ward, Casey.....

I'm not sure about the order of the first seven guys, but I'm pretty sure Casey is at best the 8th option on this team.


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He really couldn't be worst than 5th given who would be on the field at the same time.

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I may very well have been wrong here. Looks like Kubiak has a whole chapter in the play-book for this guy.
I think you're right, they are trying to get him more involved.

I would pick him up if I had the room, I got a feeling he's going to continue to rise.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

May be worth picking up if you've got a spot. The fact they gave him a way to fit into flex spots (Since my league only does WR/RB flex) he could be a good addition if he continues getting looks.

I probably wouldn't be starting him though unless I was really desperate.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

Feel like starting James Casey? Its your funeral.
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Foster, Daniels, Andre, Jacoby, Dressen, Tate, Ward, Casey.....

I'm not sure about the order of the first seven guys, but I'm pretty sure Casey is at best the 8th option on this team.


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Casey will probably be On the field as much or more as all of those guys except the obvious 3 on your list.

But I don't see him as a big time fantasy guy.
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I was thinking the same exact thing. I think he's a sleeper worth watching, but not drafting.

If Kubiak wants a better blocker, Vickers should start. But if Casey gets the nod, I assume it's because of his receiving skills. He'd be awesome for play action TDs at the goal-line.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

Umm, no.

First, Vickers will be taking his spot at FB when the season rolls on. So when Casey goes back to TE, he'll be behind Daniels and Joel D.

Unless Kubiak run 10 TEs out there with no backfield (which I wouldn't be surprised), Casey is a fantasy dud.
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Default Re: James Casey...Fantasy Sleeper?

I think the Saint's Jimmy Graham is the best TE sleeper, assuming people don't know about him.

Other than that, Greg Olsen, Zach Miller or Ben Watson are the other TE sleepers on my boards.
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JC is one of my fav TEXAN players, but, he won't be on my FF team! I've played FF over 20 yrs, and won more than I've lost, so I'm not a dud at picking fantasy players just because i'm a woman. He won't get ya needed points. JMO!
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I've seen Marcedes Lewis going pretty late. Dude had 700 yards and 10 TD's I think. Pretty good for a guy getting picked in the 10th round.
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