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The perfect lineup in standard scoring in week 14 would have looked like this:
Russell Wilson (31)*, Isaiah Crowell (26), Todd Gurley (26), Odell Beckham Jr.(28)*, Ted Ginn Jr. (24)*, Tyler Lockett (22)*, Jordan Reed (18)*, Chris Boswell (18), Panthers D/ST (20)*.
Those asterisks next to the (scores) are players that this column recommended as plays last week. That's 143 standard league points (and that's not even how DFS scores)
My shiesty picks got you completely upset with me, I guess that's the best way to put it. Eddie Royal hardly played, came back with 1 point in standard scoring and Austin Seferian-Jenkins gave you 3.
My sleepers for you last week:
Johnny Manziel (13), Marcus Mariota (20), Alex Smith (13), Brian Hoyer (INJ), Kirk Cousins (21), Matt Hasselbeck (9), Blaine Gabbert (insanity pick 12), Shaun Draughn (4), Spencer Ware (4), Melvin Gordon (5), Duke Johnson (7), Matt Jones (8), Ameer Abdullah (4), Theo Riddick (insanity pick 5), Danny Amendola (4), Sammy Watkins (14), Doug Baldwin (26), Jeremy Maclin (6), John Brown (13), Travis Benjamin(4), Michael Crabtree (1), Marvin Jones (6), Brian Hartline (10), Ted Ginn (24), Devante Parker (1), Dorial Green Beckham (5), Tyler Lockett (insanity pick 22), Austin Seferian-Jenkins (3), Charles Clay (INJ), Richard Rodgers (6), Crockett Gillmore (INJ), Zach Miller (14).
If you pulled off waiver wire insertions of Cousins, Johnson, Jones, Baldwin, Ginn, Lockett and Miller you likely won off of the waiver wire again last week with 121 standard league points. My sleeper recommendations at wide receiver specifically ended up being WR2, WR3 and WR4.
I have no idea what I am doing...
League Play Waiver Wire:
*Sunday and Monday player recommendations only
Week 15; last week I warned about about starting the guys that got you to the playoffs mentioning specifically Tom Brady (18 points), Devonta Freeman (4), Julio Jones (8) and DeAndre Hopkins (5), then I followed that up with suggesting three of the top four wide receivers to you. This week I think that concern with those guys goes away adn you can start them at will, but you're still going to want to check out my sleepers.
My Week 14 QB recommendations: Johnny Manziel (13), Marcus Mariota (20), Alex Smith (13), Brian Hoyer (INJ), Kirk Cousins (21), Matt Hasselbeck (9), Blaine Gabbert (insanity pick 12).
This week (week 15): Blake Bortles, Marcus Mariota, Brock Osweiler, A.J. McCarron, Johnny Manziel, Alex Smith. 'This is insane' (in that you'll be flying by the seat of your pants, but hopefully in a good way): T.J. Yates.
My Week 14 RB recommendations: Shaun Draughn (4), Spencer Ware (4), Melvin Gordon (5), Duke Johnson (7), Matt Jones (8), Ameer Abdullah (4), Theo Riddick (insanity pick 5).
This week (week 15): Denard Robinson, Javorius Allen, Bryce Brown, Shaun Draughn, James White, Foswhitt Whittaker, Ronnie Hillman, Darren Sproles 'This is insane' Melvin Gordon.
My Week 14 WR recommendations: Danny Amendola (4), Sammy Watkins (14), Doug Baldwin (26), Jeremy Maclin (6), John Brown (13), Travis Benjamin(4), Michael Crabtree (1), Marvin Jones (6), Brian Hartline (10), Ted Ginn (24), Devante Parker (1), Dorial Green Beckham (5), Tyler Lockett (insanity pick 22).
This week (week 15): // Ted Ginn, Kamar Aiken, Marlon Brown, Travis Benjamin, Dorial Green Beckham, Anquan Boldin, Willie Snead, Malcolm Floyd, Stefon Diggs, Markus Wheaton 'This is insane' Albert Wilson.
My Week 14 TE recommendations: Austin Seferian-Jenkins (3), Charles Clay (INJ), Richard Rodgers (6), Crockett Gillmore (INJ), Zach Miller (14).
This week (week 15): Heath Miller, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Richard Rodgers, Ryan Griffin 'This is insane' Vernon Davis.
My Week 14 K recommendation: Phil Dawson (5).
This week (week 15): Robbie Gould.
My Week 14 ST recommendations: San Francisco 49ers (3).
This week (week 15): Miami Dolphins.
Both my defense and my kicker are 'insanes' this week by the way. However, they have great match-ups.
Get called shiesty this Monday and Tuesday:
The object of a shiesty is to pick up the guy on Saturday or Sunday, play him or not, but just make sure that you have him on your roster. This way during the games on Sunday or the next day on Monday someone in your league will think they're being slick and boom! He's not there, he's on your roster and he's available for DeAndre Hopkins or Devonta Freeman.
Oh man, let's not talk about last week, OK? Here is what I have for you this week a wide receiver that Philip Rivers says can catch anything, that is Javontee Herndon.
What fun is FanDuel if you don't get the satisfaction of grabbing someone on the cheap and watching him light up your scoreboard and wallet?
Go with these guys:
QB - Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Blake Bortles, Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford, Tom Brady, Carson Palmer, Tyrod Taylor, Drew Brees, Marcus Mariota.
RB - Adrian Peterson, LeSean McCoy, DeAngelo Williams, Devonta Freeman, Lamar Miller, David Johnson, Denard Robinson, Tim Hightower, Frank Gore, Jeremy Hill, Javorius Allen, Bryce Brown, Shaun Draughn, Latavius Murray, Charcandrick West, Eddie Lacy, Matt Forte.
WR - Odell Beckham, Julio Jones, Larry Fitzgerald, DeAndre Hopkins, Demaryius Thomas, Alshon Jeffery, Calvin Johnson, Jarvis Landry, Antonio Brown, Allen Robinson, Doug Baldwin, Jeremy Maclin, Sammy Watkins, Brandin Cooks, T.Y. Hilton, Kamar Aiken, Amari Cooper, John Brown, Golden Tate, A.J. Green, Danny Amendola, Michael Crabtree, Tyler Lockett, Emmanuel Sanders.
TE - Rob Gronkowski, Greg Olsen, Jordan Reed, Julius Thomas, Gary Barnidge, Antonio Gates, Benjamin Watson.
Avoid these guys:
QB - Teddy Bridgewater, Blaine Gabbert, Jay Cutler, Kirk Cousins, Jimmy Clausen
RB - Spencer Ware, Isaiah Crowell, C.J. Anderson, Alfred Morris, Andre Ellington, Joique Bell, Jonathan Grimes.
WR - Robert Woods, Rueben Randle, Cecil Shorts, James Jones, Harry Douglas, Mike Wallace, Devante Parker, Eddie Royal.
TE - Delanie Walker, Jordan Cameron, Coby Fleener, Charles Clay, Kyle Rudolph.
I have Brock Osweiler as a sleeper this week and expect fans of his to enjoy the game extensively. Ronnie Hillman is another Broncos player that I have listed as a sleeper. Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are both recommended starts in league formats, I'd stick with just DT in DFS. Osweiler isn't someone that I'd recommend for DFS, neither is Hillman.
C.J. Anderson, Vernon Davis and Owen Daniels can all sit on your bench as well, also for the 5th week in a row I will not be recommending Peyton Manning at all in any format. I have Davis listed as an insane and have gone back and forth about it. I likely will try him in a DFS lineup.
Start Brandon McManus and the Broncos defense/special teams.
I think that Demaryius Thomas is a solid start against the Raiders, but I don't feel the same about Emmanuel Sanders. I also have Brock Osweiler listed elsewhere in the column as a 'sit'.
My craziest Daily Fantasy Sports lineup this week:
Case Keenum, LeSean McCoy, David Johnson, Doug Baldwin, Julio Jones, Tavon Austin, Rob Gronkowski, Robbie Gould, Jacksonville Jaguars D/ST.
Teams rank over the last four weeks of play:
Five worst fantasy defenses to QBs (worst to fifth): Eagles, Colts, Titans, Jaguars, Giants
Five best fantasy defenses to QB (best to fifth): Patriots, Panthers, Bengals, Seahawks, Lions
Five worst fantasy defenses to RBs (worst to fifth): 49ers, Eagles, Falcons, Saints, Patriots
Five best fantasy defenses to RBs (best to fifth): Panthers, Seahawks, Ravens, Broncos, Raiders
Five worst fantasy defenses to WRs (worst to fifth): Dolphins, Titans, Steelers, Colts, Eagles
Five best fantasy defenses to WRs (best to fifth): Broncos, Cardinals, Packers, Bears, Lions