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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 Nick Foles
WR Andre Johnson, Victor Cruz, Michael Crabtree, Kelvin Benjamin, Andrew Hawkins, Wes Welker
RB Lesean McCoy, Demarco Murray, Ben Tate, Bishop Sankey, Chris Ivory
TE Travis Kelce
K Justin Tucker
DEF San Francisco


#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

<p>10 team standard league
QB: Matthew Stafford
RB: Demarco Murray, Mark Ingram
WR: Demaryius Thomas, Sammy Watkins, Mike Wallace
TE:  Travis Kelce
FLEX: Fred Jackson
K: Mason Crosby
DEF: Denver
BENCH: Phillip Rivers, Keenan Allen, Martavis Bryant, Alfred Blue


#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
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#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 Nick Foles
WR Andre Johnson, Victor Cruz, Michael Crabtree, Kelvin Benjamin, Andrew Hawkins, Wes Welker
RB Lesean McCoy, Demarco Murray, Ben Tate, Bishop Sankey, Chris Ivory
TE Travis Kelce
K Justin Tucker
DEF San Francisco


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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.