View Full Version : Keeper Advice
08-16-2007, 05:04 PM
My league allows each team to keep 3 players, they all have to be different positions.
I have Westbrook and Jones-Drew = Westbrook
Marvin Harrison and Roy Williams = Harrison (despite age concerns)
The decision I am having problems with
Cutler vs Tony Romo.
I drafted Cutler last year and used a bench spot to carry him all last year with the intention of carrying him forward to this season. I would love to have Cutler as my fantasy QB.
However pretty much every ranking I have seen has Romo ahead. If I was being totally objective I think I would keep Romo. Having said that, Cutler does seem to have a lot of targets, and longer term I would expect the Denver O to remain more consistent than Dallas.
What do you guys think?
08-17-2007, 11:43 AM
well keep romo and then draft Cutler earlier than you normally would have!
I personally would keep Cutler, but you are right most places have romo rated higher.....
08-20-2007, 10:19 PM
I would have kept jones-drew, westbrook can't play a whole season and fred taylor is ancient which means jones-drew will get his chance and he will be very VERY good.
08-21-2007, 12:55 AM
Westbrook is a stud since he runs AND catches. Guys like he, LT, Tiki, Priest and even Duce Staley back in the day always win out due to versatility.
08-21-2007, 01:18 AM
I have BW down as a bust this year for a first rounder. You are welcome to him ;)
08-23-2007, 03:43 PM
I like Jones-Drew, he had some big games for me last year, but the splitting carries is a problem and makes his scoring inconsistent. He will be splitting carries with Taylor again, and the reduced work load that Taylor faces reduces his injury chances.
Westbrook is much more consistent, and only missed one game last year. My league gives you a 5 point bonus for going over 100 yards rushing, or 100 yards receiving, not combined, so it is frustrating seeing him get 60 yards receiving and 75 yards rushing, yet get outscored by someone with 100 yards rushing and no receptions.
Neither are ideal no.1 RB's, but when you play in a 16 team keeper league, it is difficult to acquire no.1 RB's
I did get to the final last year though, so it shows depth can get you further than stars, although I lost to LT in the final!
08-24-2007, 12:07 AM
I'd take Jones-Drew, Cutler and give serious consideration to keeping Roy Williams... yes, sounds crazy, but that DET offense could be really really good.
Westbrook had his best year in 2006, but he's not in the elite group mentioned previously.
| 2002 phi | 15 | 46 193 4.2 0 | 9 86 9.6 0 |
| 2003 phi | 15 | 117 613 5.2 7 | 37 332 9.0 4 |
| 2004 phi | 13 | 177 812 4.6 3 | 73 703 9.6 6 |
| 2005 phi | 12 | 156 617 4.0 3 | 61 616 10.1 4 |
| 2006 phi | 15 | 240 1217 5.1 7 | 77 699 9.1 4 |
Westbrook never topped 900 yards rushing until last season, yes he's a PPR freak, but he's also missed a number of games.
Jones-Drew in 2006 splitting time with Taylor:
| 16 | 166 941 5.7 13 | 46 436 9.5 2 |
Over 900 yds rushing / 46 rec for another 436 yds and 15 total TDs
Jones-Drew is younger and in a RUN FIRST offense. Yes, he's splitting time with Taylor, but he has played 16 games in a season before... Westbrook has not and he's young and should improve.