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NFL Fantasy Week 4 Risers/Fallers & NFL Week 4 Preview | American Football - Fantasy Football

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

The boys are back. In the third edition of the weekly NFL podcast, the lads continue their run of NFL Fantasy risers and fallers as they have done the past two weeks. Along with the fascinating Fantasy insights, the boys make their bold predictions for the upcoming Week 4 in the NFL. 

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Welcome back to the on the ballpodcast, another episode of the greatest potty going round and we're back here againto talk about NFL fantasy. We'll be doing a week four preview of theNFL in general at the end of the episode, so stay tuned for thatone. But the main chunk of this episode is going to be fantasy chat, our usual rises and falls in the main for fantasy positions. But beforewe get into that, a little bit of a fantasy wrap up from thelads. Jimmy, how did your side go this week? Surprisingly impressive.I think I worked up like one hundred and fifty three beat lock, whohas a very solid team to say the least. So yeah, one andtwo and the champagne was cracked open end Tuesday to celebrate. Yeah, actually, pretty big win because as much as I had faith in your side,if you went an three, I know six out of ten of our leaguemake finals, but Owen three would have been getting into must win territory.But huge win. Right back in the mix and you've got a pretty goodteam. So it's and you've been doing some good trading as well. Actually, every time I see one of your trades go through I'm just like,how's that happened? And I even to do that when I'm the person trainingwith you. So, Pilch your team, I can't remember how you want.How do you go mat yeah, in the end, pretty good.Furstday night foot he was not looking good. Had McCaffrey get injured and then theGeorge Kitler footy club had brandon cooks, who went off but got to gotto our Sunday night footy and just blew them blue him out of thewater, as they say. So I'm sitting at three. No, yeah, sitting pretty and you're not budging on CMC. Try hadn't why. Ididn't really have a crack, but I investigated last night. That's smart footyfrom you. Not really cop in the fantasy pros dropping him down to numbersix in the rankings when he's going to miss like two weeks. But Idon't know, maybe there's concerns he comes back and has like a limited volumeor anything. I have to say not sure about the management of CMC fromthe panthers. I think it's got to be questioned. Like the man's comeoff in the injury riddled year and then he's gone from like what week tohe had forty touches or something and then straight into Thursday night, forty,like you would have thought they would have been some smarter play, especially whenthey're up against the saints by like twenty points. He's yeah, I justthink, like I know he's a weapon and you want him on the fieldevery single play, but it's not possible, especially when he's injury prome. Sothink the panthers management might have led a lot of fantasy managers down alittle bit there. But yes, and then it turns to me. Ihad another absolute shocker. Somehow I got the most disgraceful win in league history. Think I don't know what I scored, like eighty nine or something. Butyeah, George Kid will had to get I think twelve and he gotthe job done on the final will their final drive. And Yeah, Idon't really care about my record, though. I'm just seriously worried about my teambecause that's backback stinkers. And I was looking at my team this morningand every single player is in the reds in terms of rostered percentage. Soeveryone's trying to get rid of them out of their team. So that's goodto see. But yeah, we'll see how it goes this week. Hopefully. I guess some of them are do. Didn't have the greatest luck with injury. Had Sterling Shepherd Actually Bench devo Samuel, which was a massive risk. Think it would have paid off if shepherd didn't get injured, but hedid just after the first quarter. And then Julio Jones also only played fiftypercent of staps with the injury concerns. So yeah, that didn't help either. But yeah, pretty average week from me. Jonathan Tailor did not dowell, and Carson, whence? You could tell he was playing on tosprain ankles, or say that much. All right, time for our risesand falls. QUB'S START US off. Obviously we're in a to QB leagueso that we might say some people that aren't that relevant to one QB leagues. But hang with us, pill chill your rises and falls in this position. All right, so rises, I mean I have to say Kirk cousinshave been way too low in him all year and he's just put up twentyfive every single week. So it's about Tom I respect him, and alsoSam Donald, hurts man. He's just in an elite offense with huge weaponsand he actually doesn't look too bad, like probably looks better than bridge waterand all that. So I think he'll be decent on fantasy. Hate toadmit it, but think you will. Yeah, the I don't know,I think that's harsh on Teddy, but...

...yeah, I agree with you.He's definitely a riser for me just because of their schedule, to be honest. Like, as we saw last week, they're legit just going to scored twentyfive, thirty points every week because their opponents aren't great, and hisbound to get two touchdowns a week pretty much with solid yarded. So yeah, he's a decent option. Yeah, Kirk, I actually haven't pretty high, but I agree with you. His form so far has been pretty hectic, like we've I've talked to you in the past, Pilach, about theirbeing a bit of a top. Eleven QB's and then the gap to numbertwelve pretty high. But cousins could be bridging that gap. Who are yourfools? Man? For me it's just the one faller and I've kind ofgrouped done. This is a big group, but the entire cowboys pass offense forme, so Prescott, lamb and cooper or fallers Um for a fewreasons. Firstly, their defense is way better, meaning they don't have tothrow it as much this year, which is good for them but bad forfantasy. And also, the run game looks really good. They seem tobe running the ball whenever they can, so obviously that will have an effectas well. Yeah, actually completely agree with you there. So say therunning back stocks, as I'll mention in a second, increase and then allthose boys decrease. To be honest, I think I'm only high on CDlamb out of that bunch. I think I'm relatively low on the others.Curtis rises and falls made for the qubis rises. Have Two hundred percent agreewith the Kirk and donal analysis from Pil choss, both both being impressive giventheir initial ranking the start year. So got to give them ticks if youdrafted them or you have them all you've rosted them. I've also gone forTaylor. HEINIK's only in for probably about eight weeks or so, given fitshis injury, but I think he's a pretty solid contributor and he's shown thatthrough the first three weeks with fitzy being injured. I think he's not someoneyou ever going to really start unless you have to. But he's a he'sa great bench warmer, I think, and if you needs to be puton the pitch, I think he's going to give you a solid fifteen totwenty every week just with his short passing and it kind just guarantees a brettyconsistency as well in terms of the fallers. Going to have to go travel lawrence. When that last week going to go that this week? The manwas on fantasy pros projected to be fifteen, the fifteen best qb in PPR leaguesand, to be honest, he has looked disgraceful, not just interms of his scores but also actually in real life on the pitch. Soif you have travel lawrence, like I did, trade the man, getrid of him, do anything he can do get some some value, becauseI don't think he's going to have much value for the rest of the season, to be honest, especially given up it looks like they might be goingto a bit more of a wrung game with J rob, who's probably themost talented player on their offense. So yeah, I'll try step stick clearof travelawrence. Yeay's in a shit situation. He's not playing well at all.We're going to get to see him on Thursday night football this week,so came to see that as we haven't watched them yet. But the Cincinnatidefenses in good form, so I don't even have much hope from there.To be honest, Trevor and borrow, they'll actually be pretty good. Yeah, it's you good. Yeah, it should be. Actually, hopefully thebingles don't bum them, but there is a chance. My qb riser isthe staff Matthew Stufford absolutely tore up the box. He was is my numberten heading into the week, but he's probably going to have to rise thisweek. He's had weeks of twenty, six and thirty passing attempts, whichwas one of my main concerns with him, but whether it beat you to Hendo'sinjury, injury this week. But mcvay finally let him have a crackreally and he had thirty eight a tempts. He scored just under thirty and Idon't even think he played like lights out like I definitely think there's evenroom for improvement. We saw a miss like de Shawn Jackson quite a fewtimes before he finally hit him. So and he's also played Chicago, thecolts and the box, who, if you ranked the defenses in the preseason, you'd probably say they were top all, top five. So yeah, it'spretty scariest think how high stafford ceiling is in terms of fantasy and alsoin the NFL. But yeah, for me is a riser and a fuller. I've got jail and hurts. I actually hadn't so high last week.I'd in the number three, but look, I don't know, like I don'twant to go too early on them, because he did end up getting abouttwenty in a pretty average loss, but he averaged four yards per carryand he had two interceptions, which neither...

...of those things are going to happenevery week. But the fact that it was against the cowboys defense, thatisn't great. Yet it's just a bit of a concern for me, andI don't think like the likes of I think the likes of Josh Allen andstuff like that are going to be a lot better options than hurts, eventhough hurts his flaws quite low, as we saw. Like you, hada bit of a stink. Will Not a stinker, but he didn't playgreat at all and he ended up getting too, around twenty. So yeah, I'm probably going to move down from number three, but that's probably moreof just a fall for me than the average bloke in the fantasy community runningbacks. My rises are my main riser, as pilch mentioned, as the passingoffense goes down for the Dallas cowboys, something's got to go up. SoI've got the Zeek. He was actually my number thirty one going intothe week and he had a bit of a blind here. Can't even liethere. Oline looks like it's back to their best and when he's going toget the majority of staps? He's going to school. Well, just becausethe yards per carre is going to be good. He's getting red zone stuff. The game scripts really really suited him on Monday night and it probably willcontinue to if Dallas keep playing this well. He had six red zone carries andthree red zone targets, which is pretty amazing for running back. Onother RIS is now Gi Harris, pilcher's man number item at number fourteen movinginto the week, and I'll be honest, I actually hate this thing about fantasycuz it's disgrace what he put up on the weekend. But he hadfour red zone targets, so you can't really deny that. He had twentytargets in general, which is outrageous. And he's not going to be averagingthat every week because, like, Deante was out, Ju Ju went outat halftime and yeah, like their offenses and firing well. So I don'tthink he's going to get that much every week. But his yards for carrywas a concern, but realistically it can't get any worse than already is.So yeah, I can't see why he's not going to be a top tenfinish at the end of the season with that sort of usage, which Ihate to see because he had pretty much no impact on the game. Butanyways, that's more of an issue with the whole system, so I won'tblame the player. And then my fall up before we get to you boys, is Josh Jacobs. He was already down at like number twenty seven forme, but he's still roasted in quite a lot of leagues. So peytonbarber stepped in during his absence and tore it up. He had six redzone attempts and like, I think he was in the top five running backsfor the week or something like that. I think when Jacas will return,you obviously be at the number one back, but now you've got drake, you'vegot barber. Just don't think he's really a starter now and I woulddefinitely be trying to ufload him. He's still got some name value, I'dsay. So yeah, for me is a Nogo Josh Jacobs at the moment. Kurt who you're running back? Rises and falls. I got a couplerises. First one for me he's going to be Robinson, who was talkingabout before. For me he had lost a tiny bit of value in thefirst couple weeks, just given I thought they're going to throw it a lotmore, given obviously they spent their first draft pick and travel lawrence and they'vegot a reasonable quartette of receivers. But yeah, it's pretty it seems tobe pretty obvious that they're going to start giving it to j rob both inthe passing and running game. He seems to have pushed out hide a bit, which is kind of what was expected to happen as the season. WhenI'm given J rob seems to be pretty elite and highs just kind of youryour steadfast running back that seemed to go from team to team in the league. So I think he's got some serious upside relative to his first two weeksand I think he showed that in the hiss third week performance. In turn, I also have a deep d swift myself in the in the rises.Wasn't high on the man at the start of the season, as you bowayswould know. In fact, was ripping people for drafting him early, butI have to admit I was wrong. Apologies to go by ripped as well. The man looks looks elite here. Doesn't necessarily have the the run gamevolume that you would like, but he's seems to be an elite past captureand he's getting tons of value in that regard, which obviously stacks up pointson the PPR leagues for running backs. So he certainly shifted into my topten. I'm not sure he's going to be maybe a top five, Ithink think he might plateau a bit in terms off he's output, but yeah, I certainly think he's going to be a top ten. So definite riseof for me relative to the start of the season. In terms of fallers, there's a couple got got, myself...

Gibson. I think there's seen theneeds to be a bit of a worry around Gibson his performances because performances werethought to be well, he's hypeers are season was thought to be an increasein volume, similar to kind of c MC numbers, which is what Iwas reading yesterday, but doesn't seem to be the case. They seem tolove them kissicks. So a kissing seems to get a lot of those shortshort runs and he actually takes a lot of the rents and runs as well, which the big concern for Gibson because you want those tds for your PPRrunning backs. So I'm certainly not saying he's like twenty or something, butus don't think he should be top ten like he was projected at the startof the season. And another one in terms of the fallers is got tobe Damian Harris as well. He looked pretty early that first week with ahundred yard performance, but yeah, I think that that excitement has kind ofrubbed off. So yeah, I think he's a full up, but notsay anything again, don't think it's gonna be outside maybe top twenty five.Of I think you can still push push the top twenty five. Yeah,Damon Harris is like the most vanilla fantasy player reckon, because he just gotlike no pass catching, like even when James White got injured on the weekend, apparently they went to like Jj Taylor and some other bloke for the catchingstuff. I think Antonio Gibson's a weird one. I feel like there's astrong correlation between his performance and the defense has performance, because at the momentthe defense is playing like shit, which no one was expecting, and Ifeel like he needs the defense to play well to keep the games tight.So they run the ball more be at the moment they're going down pretty earlyand they just give the Kissick all the footy because he is a bit ofa weapon. Pilch your rises and falls. Matt Yea, Chase Young, zerosacks so far this season, so hopefully he's a bust. But myrises, James Robinson, as it hurt said, just looks like an absolutebeast and the roles getting better every week. So certainly him. And then I'vegot Zach Moss as well. Zero the first didn't play the first weekand then but now he looks like he's the man in the Buffalo Backfield.So I think he's got a bit of value and faller's. I've just gotJoe Mixon, partly because I was very high on him coming into the weekand only one catch this week and obviously about a poorer line. So it'skind of like Nageie Harris, but looks like he's going to be copping lesspassing work, so can have to drop him down me rankings. Yeah,I feel like, compared to Nudgie Harris, I think the Cincinnati offense is betterthan that Pittsburgh. So I feel like when things are going well theywon't require mixing checkdowns, where at the moment big bend can only really he'sonly really good enough to hit nagie Harris about three yards away. So yeah, sadly for mixing, I'll be honest, I've not really paid attention to mixthem because he's in a in a bit of a like situation now.League a bit of a confusing explanation, but yeah, it doesn't have muchrelevance to us. But yes, Zack Moss an interesting one. We allsort of expected this last year, didn't we? But single arry sort ofheld his own last year and now he's taken over and we love to seeit from Zach Ryan Moss wide receivers. Pilch your rises and falls back risesDaj more while since he played, but he looks back to his best wiall ever. I knew how talented the man was, just a case of, I guess, target share and how good the QB was. Donald looksall right now. Robbie Anderson's just nothing now. So more's copping all thetargets back there. So he's going to be an absolute beace for fantasy.You won't even need to score that any touchdowns with this volume. And alsoAdell Beckham played his was it his first game? Believe it was his firstgame back, and balled out, so I have to put him up there. Yeah, he actually looked sick. Odell, who your falls man andfallers? Actually forgot to write it down, so come back to me, allright, I'll come. Will come back to you. I'll do mine. Rises. I've got. Curtis has been I believe. I don't thinkyou've traded him, but you have done a lot of trade recently. ColdBeasley, he was my around, my number twenty eight heading into the weekend. He had five red zone targets, which is something I just don't associatewith cold Beasley, but that's good to see. And yes, Sanders bulledout and yes, digs is an absolute...

...freak, but basically seems to alwaysget enough footie, which is good to see. And Allen also looked backto his best, which was a bit of a concern, and week oneand two. So I think Beasley, look, I don't think you're goingto start in that much, to be honest. I feel like he's moreof a bench player that you're going to chuck in during the buyers but Idon't think he's one of the best options you can have there. And Ireckon even though he's been scoring well, just because, I don't know,we saw it last year. Just I think it's because he's name like noone really is not like a big name player. I feel like you canalmost I feel like he's usually undervalued. But yeah, that's my first riseof my other one is a bit more of a rogue one. It's CurtisSamuel, my man in my my I as slot at the moment. I'mgoing to wow you here. Boys, time for some shocks. All right, so in his last ten last year. So I think it's between like weekeight and week seventeen or something like that he average sixteen point two sixwhich, for context, had him at the wide receiver fourteen for that period. So, assuming he comes off Ir this week and assuming there's no likeinjury issues, that will play him for the rest of the year. Ithink it's just a very interesting gamble. He's only Ross in fifty seven percentof leagues and this is a guy who was wide receiver fourteen for a largechunk of last year. Yes, he down grades to a week offense,but in that sense I also think his targets will probably increase. He's onlytwenty five, so he's still pretty young and they're also paying him a guaranteedtwenty two million over the next two years, so they obviously rate him highly.He's going to slot into a wide receiver to position. I think he'sgoing to take a lot of the footy away from humph freeze and drmy Brownand yeah, as Curtis said, they're running games not looking great right now, and I reckon he's going to be a very interesting option for fantasy playersand I reckon he's definitely worth way. By addition, if he is notrosted in your league, because, yeah, I feel like people definitely forget aboutsome of the IR players early in the season and when they come offyou can usually get them. Well, in this case, in forty threepercent of the leagues you can get him for absolutely nothing. So yeah,I reckon he's definitely worth a gamble. And even in leagues it is rosted, I reckon. If I don't know if you've got like a bloke likeJacoby Myers or something like that, I reckon that wouldn't be the worst tradesomething like that. And they're my faller. It's another one of my men onthe Miss's Milkman lineup. It's Devo Samuel. Look, I'm not likethat low on him, but I just had him really, really high,like actually had him in my top ten, which is pretty outrageous. But Istill think he's being undervalued by everyone. I think you'll be top twenty.But yeah, I you can. Kid all sort of looked to getback into the swing of things last week. I you had for red zone targets. himself. Didn't the catch one, but anyways he's obviously getting more attentionthan kid'll. Can't remember his stat line, but I reckon he hadlike six catches or something. So yeah, I think both of them. Theirusages are returning to what we were expecting and obviously that's going to affectEbo. He still had eleven targets on the day and he was on JiAlexander, so you can forgive him for not having a Blinder, but Ijust don't think his production out of week one and two was sustainable and Ithink we saw that in week three. So yeah, he's a bit ofa fall for me, but I still think he's being a little bit underratedby people because I don't think week one and two as a fluke. Ijust think it was a little bit inflated of what he really will give us. But yeah, he isn't going to be an interesting one to watch.Curtis, your wide receivers. That for the rise is going to start offwith Cooper Cup. I wasn't too high in him at the start of theseason. Obviously I still thought he was probably top twenty and I've been prettywearish of chucking him in my top ten until now, just because obviously thewide receivers could be pretty volatile. They can obviously have some insaying weeks andlock it's a prime example of this, where they can have a couple insaying weeks and then they can really fall off a cliff for the next couplebut it seems to be that Cooper cups production is going to be something that'spretty consistent throughout the Stafford. So He's a definite riser for me and Ihaven't checked him in my top top five are I'll probably go to around sixon my wide receive rankings, but if he does it again this week Idon't see how I can keep you outside my top five. He'd be solidified. Forget my top five wide receive rankings. So massive rise for that man.Also got the Arizona receive. Your Core Bar Hopkins, in my riseis holkin looked injured to say the least on Sunday. So I think ifhe's injured and out for a bit, which he might be just because heactually did look like he was in some...

...strife, that there's a chance thatKirk and Gran can have an increasing production. Kerk's actually look pretty good in thosefirst few weeks as well. I think he's the fifteen best producer ofPPR points at the moment in terms of wide receivers. So he's looked prettysolid. Had A good volume as well good volume as well. So thosetwo are both rises and also, I'm going to give a shout out inmy rises to the eye are boys such as like Jerry duty and Michael Thomas. If you've gone through the hardship of having them for the last couple weeksand they are going into you week, week four as well, there's theirtray values going up, firstly, and you've gone through the hard ship ofhaving them, so you might as well keep them now and get them backon the field. Jerry duty obviously looked delete in that first first three courts. I think he had six or seven targets and we were six six UMcatches for seven targets or something. He was pretty early and obviously my topMichael Thomas, has talents pretty much unquestionable, so he's yeah, both of themare big rises in my books and if you've got them, keep them. In terms of folders, Hopkins is certainly one for me just because ofthat that injury. I think it's a it's a roof of some sort,so I would just be a bit wary of him. And I've also gota J Brown. His first two weeks didn't look that great and then obviouslyhe seems to have an injury as well and it's week to week. Ibelieve it's the hamstring. He obviously still has some some trade value, andthere's also a lot of competition there with Julio. And then obviously Henry seemsto be gained, or will get at it seems, being involved in apass catching game this year as well. So I think if you've got aJ Brown, add tolio joints for that matter, just be bit wary ofthem, just given Henry and the amount of mouths that need to be fedin that offense. Yeah, absolutely, I agree with that one. Both, to be honest, Cat Chuck Julio and there as well, they're botha bit of a worry at the moment. Aj Green, he's actually a bitof a spicy option, to be honest. Not that relevant in ourleague because all made and Mustaff as in. But anyway he's like actually playing prettywell. And Yeah, I've got couple my top five. Peelch,you have them in your top five as well. They I'll remember my toptoo. Yeah, so that just shows how high we are on him.Absolute beast. I'm as a Robert would woods owner. I'm hoping that defensespull their finger out and just double team the prick. But yeah, Idon't even know if he's defendable at the moment. He's playing that well.Also, just got to address pilchers comment about chase young, and that isprobably the worst call of all time. Saying farmer, giants fans, Isaid, hopefully he's as you're absolutely cool, but when pill just just gone fromthe lines. Yeah, that's all. I don't yeah, is and nowto have a giants and you were frost in the packet. They Idon't know, a Rogers and Adams. I don't like you actually respect it. But like, I don't know how you have this ability to just pickup die hard like straightaway, like I cannot do it, like I've triedin the past and I can't. Can't care about a team that I'm latmy lions fanship was never really a fanship, to be fair. Well, Idon't like a last again, triggered about a few losses. You're lockedin the giants now, I'll give you that. But like, yeah,it is rode for you to the point where you're talking shit about division rivals, like, come on, brother, relax. But anyways, tight ends, they will go. Actually, Je did you pick your full of Pilch? Yeah, I realize I already said it in the cub section. Itwas cooper and lamb, but I would like to also throw in my man, Allan Robinson, who just can't cop a good qb to save his life. Feel bad for him and I hope you can turn it around, butit's not looking good. Yeah, definitely. I wasn't that keen on him,to be honest, from about week two on once. But yeah,the values diminishing pretty fast, so I'd be offloading that bad boy. Tightends will go. Will let you start pillchoss to your users and falls man. Yeah, this is always the hardest section, but I've gone with TylerConklin and the rises. Seems like the Vikings new man and he had agreat game, think yeah, like for eighty in a touchdown or something onthe weekend. So he looks quite interesting. And then fuller. No clue,but I'll say could commet. Don't...

...really don't really have much to backit up now. Actually start very night. Sees receiving for some hype and doesn'tlook too good. So yeah, I was somewhat keen on him.In the preseason. But yeah, definitely not that relevant unless you're in avery deep league. Other leagues like two tight ends. I would be fuckingrogue. Yeah, there are fixed some weird players life. That's what weirdleagues out there they I would love to get into some weird shit but like, unfortunately we don't have the mates to be able to do that. Butanyways, yes, I agree with both you calls. There Minnesota do lovea tight end as well. Like Rudolph was one of his favorite targets,especially in the red zone, and then if Smith got a lot of action, but he's obviously out for the year, so if Conklin steps into that itcould be an interesting add my riser is Mike just sicky formal, formerlyof good fantasy fame and then sort of fell by the wayside at the endof last year, turned into an absolute a pile of shit. But hewas my number sixteen going into the week and he had thirteen targets on theweekend. One Red Zone, Jacoby bricept is, just like in the lastquarter he was just hidden up, just seck you pretty much every playm waddle, the shout out to Brissette and waddle for completing the first ever pass fora safety. Never been done before, but pretty weird footie. But yeah, it looks like Justesseke could be a top ten level tit tight end ifhe's going to get this sort of production. Like I don't think he's going toscore many, but if he's getting thirteen tired, you don't even needhim to score anything. So yes, it obviously is a tough one.In Miami they've got Brissette and then eventually to come back in. But yeah, I think it's definitely an interesting option as maybe a bench add my fuller. Probably a little bit harsh because it is only one bad week, butit's the hock. He was my number three heading into the week, actuallynumber four because don't but he only got two targets, which for me isa bit of a concern because you can forgive someone having a bad week whenthey're like maybe he's had six targets, three captures and he's just been muchdefended well, but only get too tired. It's as a bit of a concern. He's surely going to start getting a lot of attention because realistically,is there only player? Is there only past catcher? Is Worth anything.So like he's only their wide receivers. What quintes see fat, you're notreally going to double team him Aya. So looks like the Hawk's going tohave a hard time of things in terms of that. I still think it'sgoing to be very good, but I thought he was maybe going to distancehimself from the rest of the pack, like you're mark and drews is yourgrunts. You Logan Thomas has, but maybe not. Maybe he's still goingto be maybe it's just going to be the best of those lots. Soyeah, I'm a little bit lower on the hack after last weekend. Curtisyour tight end. Rise and falls. Man Rises going to start off ifdoctor and shoots played a massive game on the weekend. See He's a biggame, a significant red zone tige chair, which is quite interesting, shows abit of promise as well. He's had footing catches in the first threeweeks, which isn't too bad for a tight end that was. He's probablygoing to sit around that fifteen, ten to fifteen mark, maybe pushing intomaybe like ten to eight range. But yeah, I think there's certainly someupside and if you'll look into check, a tight end as a backup onyour bench. I'd certainly look at shoots as an option because the man hasgot a reasonable target share, which is pretty impressive given that cowboy offense.In terms of follers. I'm going to chuck in both the New England tightends. I wasn't sure how it was going to work at the start ofthe year in terms of of WHO, if there was going to be adominant tight end or if they're just going to simply just share share the arttargets. But it seems to be the case that they're going to kind ofshare the targets, but it's going to be like fluctuating per week, sothere's going to be no consistency, no way of telling who's going to becopying the targets for particular week. So if I was a fantasy manager,I'd be staying well away from both of them because you can't guarantee anything interms their performances week upon week. So you're only going to be streaming themin certain cases and it seems to be there's no point in doing that becauseyou just have no clue how they're going to perform. Yeah, I stilldon't even know why they brought them to the Patriots like such a road dumbpick up, and they legit paid in good money as well. But yeah, I completely agree with you there. The short one's an interesting call becauseI actually was sort of him and high on him in the preseason. Butwhat Spoo to me was like Garl and...

...coming back from his acl but lookslike shorts is just remaining the number one big dog. So I'm yeah,he's definitely an interesting one. Also, I'll get your voice, sorts onthis. Couple injured reserve players coming off. Do they have any value at all? I'll pitch you three here. I've already talked about court to Samuel, but I could. These are three I'm thinking off my head. Goto you, peeled. Let me know if any of them have value.John Ross, the Keel, Harry and Rashaud. Bateman. Any of themrelevant to fantasy? Bateman. That's it. Yeah, Jack, and he's worthpicking up. Wall is it a wait and see operation if you're ina well, yeah, twelve man league. Yes, definitely interesting. Kurt,what are your thoughts on those three? Agree with pills that Bateman's the onlyone worth picking up and in terms of a league like ours, whichis a ten man league, even maybe a twelve man league. I'm stillin a wait and see, see kind of circumstance because, a, Idon't think you will have much target volume to start to start off, we'retalking the first two three weeks probably going to be pretty poor in terms ofexpectations, and then he needs to compete with Brown as well, and brownsactually looked pretty solid so far to start the season. So yeah, Iwould definitely wait and see, but I wouldn't be surprised if he ends upbeing pretty elite because he had some some some talent coming out of college andyeah, people were froten him. So I would just wait and see,but I would be trigger happy with with picking him up on the waivers ina couple weeks. Yeah, actually going to be an interesting watch this weekagainst a good Denver opposition if he does play. In fact, we don'teven know if these three are playing. I don't know why I can't getoff in the key or Harry, like I refuse to accept his shit,but he might be, I don't know, like well, I'm pretty sure he'sthe first round pick. Then he was the first round pick and Ithink he went before dkm metcalf but yeah, I don't know he did. Iknow, I know. Drafts not everything, as we have seen somepretty weird calls in the past. Or are moving into the preview. There'ssome good games this week, as they're always are huge for us. Ozzie'sdaylight saving starts on Saturday, so Monday morning goes from three am to fouram, which is massive. Very excited for that. More footy to watchfor the lads, and then in a matter of weeks it goes all theway to five am, so you can pretty much watch the whole action,which I'm tolly about actually tell you for this week, just even the extraour footy. There's some good Games on TV as well. Obviously the headlineactors Tom Brady heading back to Fox Brough with his bucks boys. Some otherinteresting games that are being televised here. We've got the pancers up against thecowboys. That's a real test for both sides to see where they're at.The Ravens up against the broncos. Will find out if the broncos or anything, and there's a few other interesting ones also. Came to see borrow ofus is Lawrence on Thursday night footie could be shit, could be good.Who knows? All Right, sure bets. We are yet to get one ofthese wrong, which you would expect, but I don't want to jinx it. Me and pillage are two from to curtises for from for, becausehe just that's how he rolls. Just say an extra shit. But we'veall gone different ones here, which is, I think, a first so farthis season. Kurt who have you gone with here? Matte tightens overthe jets. The jet stink, so I don't even need to explain morethan that. By the fact that they can't even put points in the board. Soo's an absolute joke at the moment. And if you're a fan of thejets, I'm sorry for you, to be honest, because I'm talking. It's it's the Melbourne Footy Club of the two thousand and late, twothousand and ten, early, two thousand and two thousand and sorry, rightlate, two thousand early, two thousands ten, just it's a shit.Shows what it is. So yeah, feel feel sorry for the jets fans. Yes, I actually feel bad for them. I'm going to be interestedto see how Wilson goes this week. Obviously The Times defense isn't horrible,but it's one of the I think it's the worst is played so far.Like they've played the pants as, the Patriots, the Broncos, who allthree pretty good defenses. So definitely going to be a big test for Wilson. If he has another like three interception day against the titans, then likeobviously he's not crap. But then there are real warries starting to come infrom me and probably everyone else. Pill choose your Short Bat, Matt.Well, sure, but will be the chiefs to beat the Eagles? Just, no way. It doesn't happen like...

...chiefs coming off two losses in arow. Like there's just and the eagles looked real bad against the cowboys.So yeah, yeah, I thought the was defense was gonna like make thecowboys game tight, regardless of how the offense played, but they got blownout. So yeah, I understand that one. I've gone the bookmakers largestfavorite, so a bit of a dog arc but I've got the bills hostingthe Texans. I just don't think even though the Texans defense actually looked somewhatokay on Thursday night footy last week, I just don't see a world wherethey keep the bills below thirty points here and I don't really see a worldwhere they put up twenty plus themselves. So yeah, I think the billswin. The bills were easy and they did say they're going to take thetraining wheels off Davis Mills this week and they're going to let him throw abit more, which is going to be interesting to see, because last weekthey didn't really give themselves a chance to win the way they'll playing. Butyeah, that's going to be one to watch. Upset of the week.This is me and Pilch, undefeated so far. Curtis is to from forand he's gone to again this week, so he's you know, he's in. He has a larger margin for error, but he also has a larger Martinfor success, if you go on. I mean. So I'll actually startus off for this one. I struggled for an upset this week.I don't I I just don't like it at all, but because when Ilooked it was sort of confusing. The Ravens were underdogs the line, butheadtohead they were favorite, so I didn't consider that underdogs. Otherwise I probablywould have backed them. But I'm going Seattle to beat curtises niners at home. I did some research and since the opening of Lee by stadium, Seattlesix from seven and the only time they lost was in overtime in two thousandand eighteen. So they don't hate going to Santa Clara at all and gettingthe job done against Carl Shanahan's men. And the last time Seattle will oneand three. They want and two right now. So a loss here wouldmake them one and three was two thousand and eleven and that was the yearbefore Russell Wilson got drafted. So yeah, I think this is a good chance. I don't I'm still high on the forty niners. I still likethem. A lot of predicted them to have twelve wins and I'm not reallyturning the lights off on that call. But I just think Seattle after areally disappointing vikings game, after a disappointing lost to the titans. They've beengetting cut up by the run, which a little bit of a concern becausethe forty niners are a good running offense. But I just think Seattle will getthe job done here and when in a pretty high scoring affair, whichwill I think I'll be a good game to watch, even thoughts that onTV. So for Australians, Piach, what is your upset? May upsetis Indie to beat Miami. MIAMI, not too high on them. Theyhaven't looked unreal one and two and then in the own three and I thinkthis is this has to be the bounce back game for them. Otherwise youcan rule playoffs out. So I think they will. Their d especially,will come in red hot and they'll get a job done. Yeah, theythey need it. Pretty much on the review episode I relegated them from myplayoff picture, but when here, who knows, could keep them back inthe mix and they definitely need it. It's going to be just see whatMiami does because their defense has been giving up a lot more points than theywould be liking at the moment. So that's going to be an interesting one. To quarterbacks, not of you know elite fame at the moment, butwe'll see how that goes. Kurt, your two upsets, mate. FirstOne got lines over the bears. If the bears players stupid ass offensive schemelike they did on the weekend for a mobile quarterback, where they have lefthim in the pocket with five man defensive lines I think they could be instrife because the lines have not looked bad or and to be fair, gavethe ravens a run for their money. So yeah, I'm actually a bithigher on the lines these days than at the start of the season. Andthen got the panthers over the cowboys. The Panthers d actually looks like scary, like it looks good. So I think there's a chance that the pantherscan go for a no Donald, as we've said earlier, doesn't look toobad. He needs to get rid of the fumbles that seemed to be happening. But I mean DJ mores looking elite Robbie and should probably get some morevolume and targets now, given given that same seas out, Hubbard didn't lookbad at all. So yeah, I think the panthers a real chance togive the cowboys are run for their money and maybe get her of the top. Yeah, this one's actually on TV in Australis on channel seven, socan you to watch that one in the...

...early kickoff? Could go the way. Really we'll see if the panthers are the real deal. You'd have tosay the lines bears bit more of a row. Called is the starting quarterbackeffect your decisionmaking there at all. Like, are you happy to take the lineseven if Dalton starts or a fall starts? Don't think so. Like, obviously, what was like most upseting about the I reckon the weekend interms the justin fields debut was the fact that it was a like it wasan offensive scheme that didn't stud him at all. It was like the Daltonscheme and there was no there's no rpos, there was no getting outside the pocket. They just let himself there and let miles, Garrett and cluey justrun over the top of a very average offensive line. So, to behonest, I don't think so, because I think I, surely Matt Naggi'sI shifted up the offensive scheme to give the man a chance other than justsee in the pocket and have one point one yards passing yards, which isdisgusting to say the least. So, yeah, I don't think it reallychanges my opinion on the game. I still think the lines, no matterwho the quarterback is and no matter the offensive scheme, is a chance.Cuse Matt Maggie is a joke and needs to get the hell out of Chico. Yeah, he's not going to last much longer because they've got this one, but then after that they've got six really hard games, so they couldeasily be too and eight or something, and he won't be in the buildingat that point. So yeah, but must win for the bears and Detroitdefinitely deserve it. W after the last couple weeks, right spreads pilchers leadingthe way here. He's the only one over fifty percent. He's free fromfive. Curtis is one from four. I'm two and a half from eight. No, I'm not really confident on any of these three, to behonest. But my first one, I've got Washington the favorites against Atlanta.The lines only one and a half, which I think is pretty outrageous.Yes, the Falcons are coming off a win, but they'd be a prettyawful giant's lineup and I just don't see how this defense keeps playing as poorlyas it does. Feel like the Washington defense comes out, makes a statement, keeps that Lanta below fifteen points and I think the Washington attack is goodenough to put up, you know, twenty five or something. So yeah, I think I'm pretty happy with that one. My Next One's Baltimore.At the line they were. This is obviously at the time recording. Theyare under dogs. The lines one point at Denver. Yes, Denver lookedreally good so far, but they've played a combined opposing record of Oh andnine, so they haven't really been tested yet. And I think Baltimore isone of the stranger test you can get with the way they play on offense. Yes, they didn't look great against Detroit, but Marquis Brown dropped twotouchdowns pretty much. So yeah, I think they played better than the schoolline suggests and this is going to be an interesting to want to interesting oneto watch as well. So hopefully boltimore get up here. And then myother one is Tampa Bay. The line is seven. They're obviously favorites headinginto New England. I don't know what I saw from the Patriots on theweekend against the saints. I just don't think they're a good team. ThoughtTheir defense was going to be able to carry them this year, but itdoesn't look like it's playing at the level that it needs to be to dothat. And although it's always scared to bet against Bill Belichick, I justthink the Tampa defense will come out make a statement after a few poor weeksand also I think the offense is too hot to handle. So and Abeshould be back this week, despite Scottie bill like going to Ir Curtis,your Spreads Mate. I've got the Times at need of seven a half.Sorry, sorry, did the jets fans, but the Times that wouldn buy morethan seven and a half. The brands at two and a half.I think that is a saucy spread. And then the tide ends at PlusSixteen Point Five, I'm sorry, the Texan Sorry, at Plus Sixteen PointFive. I think the Texans are too bad. To be fair, likethey actually look look all right, and mills, to be fair, looksokay. So, yeah, I don't think they're going to be losing bymore than sixteen point five. So point. So I've got them in much breads. Yes, sixty four five. That is large. That's a pumpingbuffalo. Cover it. The browns, Vikings One might let pill talk abouta little bit more. But yeah, that's a spicy one. I wasa bit scared because the Vikings did look good on the weekend, but brownsare deeper and better side don't I think that's value for sure. Peeled.Your spreads mate, yeah, I've also got the browns. I'll just theyobviously a way better team than the Vikings,...

...but I do actually have a kindof a bad feeling about this one. But when I lock it in anyway, they are playing away and yeah, I could just see the vikings causingan upset, but obviously I think like in all likeliness they'll cover.I've got the giants plus seven a half against the saints. I just backthe giant's ability to keep a game close. Their last two losses have been byone point and three points. Last season they did it all year,lost by two points every week, and the saints offense still stinks. SoI'm not expecting a high scoring game at all. And then I have gotsame as you cork, the ravens out plus one over Denver. I thinkthey will just they'll just win that game. So backomen. Yeah, I'm actuallyvery came for the Voltimore Denver Game. It's a very interesting tactical match up. I have to say the channel seven. For those Australian lists,the channel seven lineup is kind of beating the foxtel line up. This weekwe've got panthers, cowboys and Ravens Broncos as opposed to chiefs, Eagles andpackers steelers. Like I don't really give a shit about those two pumpings.But yes, excited for another weekend of footy. Excited for actually not anextra hour of sleep, but an extra hour footy after daylight savings kick inon Saturday. Looking forward to another hectic week of footy. Good luck toI'll say good luck to all the teams, but it's like, what the FuckWild I say that, but good luck to everyone's fantasy sides. YouTwo as well. I am versing Kilch, but I am probably going to getfisted, so yes, I'll end that they're see boys.

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