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Ridley or Dwyer ? WHIR


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#1 longtimelurker

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:40 PM

PPR format

Ridley or Dwyer? Ridley is getting carries but the HOU run defense it pretty good. Dwyer is the starter now and has good YPC and usually catches some balls (pause)

Got Sproles and Forte also starting

Yahoo H2H 10 Team 1PPR (non-1st keeper) - 1 QB, 3 WR, 2 RB, 1 W/R, 1 TE, K, DEF
QB Eli Manning
WR Mike Evans, Michael Floyd, James Jones, Kendall Wright, Nate Washington, Dorial Green Beckham
RB Adrian Peterson, Demarco Murray, Chris Ivory, Duke Johnson Jr.
TE Travis Kelce
K Justin Tucker
DEF Carolina, Arizona

 

RIP Keenan Allen  :(


#2 Jaw

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:45 PM

This question makes me feel good to be a Dwyer owner....Dwyer doesn't have a great matchup either and has performed nowhere near to the level that Ridley has...Dwyer also still has competition for carries and Big Ben may not be back limiting red zone opportunities....I understand Ridley also has some competition but I like him more as a better player in a more dynamic offense where he won't be the defenses first, second or possibly even third concern

#3 saab93boi

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:47 PM

I'd go with Ridley.

http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=326199

Team 1

10 team PPR league
QB: Carson Palmer
RB: DeAngelo Williams, Lamar Miller
WR: Randall Cobb, Allen Hurns, Danny Amendola
TE:  Greg Olsen
FLEX: TJ Yeldon
K: Chris Boswell
DEF: Seattle
BENCH: Willie Snead, Giovani Bernard Julian Edelman, Bryce Brown

 

Team 2

12 team standard league

QB: Tyrod Taylor

RB: Jonathan Stewart, Mark Ingram

WR: Julio Jones, Demaryius Thomas, Mike Evans

TE: Tyler Eifert

K: Stephen Gostkowski

DEF: Arizona Cardinals

BENCH: Ryan Fitzpatrick, LeGarrette Blount, Donte Moncrief, Devin Funchess, Gary Barnidge, DeVante Parker


#4 rdrnt88

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:47 PM

I like Dwyer. Here's why: When I watch the Pats go against elite defenses I notice that Bellicheck really shows his creativity. In other words, people like Lloyd and Vereen and Edelman have big games out of nowhere. He spreads out the targets, carries, and schemes. That's just my observation, Ridley could end up with 15+ carries but Houston has only allowed 1 rushing td all year so that alone doesn't guarantee a serviceable day. Meanwhile, Dwyer is the starter and will be much more likely to get chances in the redzone compared with Ridley since he is the new Bettis and they are a more traditional short-yardage offense than the Pat's.

http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=326203

Edited by rdrnt88, 04 December 2012 - 03:49 PM.

12-team .25 ppr

QB - Aaron Rodgers
WR1 - Greg Jennings
WR2 - Chris Givens
WR3 - Jeremy Maclin
RB1 - Trent Richardson
RB2 - Jonathan Dwyer
TE - Brandon Myers
K - Connor Barth
Def - 49ers

Bench

Run DMC
Marcel Reece
Larry Fitzgerald
Denarius Moore
Justin Blackmon
Denver D

#5 longtimelurker

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

I was iffy towards Dwyer with no Big Ben but Batch looked pretty good last game, i will continue to let this marinate. Thanks for replies...

What if I throw Jacquizz Rodgers into the mix against a crappy Carolina DEF? :unsure:

Edited by longtimelurker, 04 December 2012 - 04:10 PM.

Yahoo H2H 10 Team 1PPR (non-1st keeper) - 1 QB, 3 WR, 2 RB, 1 W/R, 1 TE, K, DEF
QB Eli Manning
WR Mike Evans, Michael Floyd, James Jones, Kendall Wright, Nate Washington, Dorial Green Beckham
RB Adrian Peterson, Demarco Murray, Chris Ivory, Duke Johnson Jr.
TE Travis Kelce
K Justin Tucker
DEF Carolina, Arizona

 

RIP Keenan Allen  :(


#6 nut flush

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 04:16 PM

i'll say ridley even though houstons only allowed 2 rushing TD's, both to detroit. hard to sit a guy who is now 7th in yards, 8th in attempts, 2nd in rushing TD's and has a 5 game TD streak. ridley put 151 on denver's top 5 run D so maybe there is hope this week against houston. question is, would we be benching comparable guys like gore, morris, richardson, charles?

Edited by nut flush, 04 December 2012 - 04:21 PM.