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Jason Snelling 2013 Season Outlook


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#1 slaughterrt

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 11:31 AM

With the Falcons likely to release Turner...what is Snelling's value? I see his upside being RB by committee with Jaquizz. However if the Falcons draft or sign a FA RB...then Snelling drops in value. What does everyone think?
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 11:45 AM

With the Falcons likely to release Turner...what is Snelling's value? I see his upside being RB by committee with Jaquizz. However if the Falcons draft or sign a FA RB...then Snelling drops in value. What does everyone think?


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Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:01 PM

Snelling has had his shots. He is what he is. A backup.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 11:17 PM

I agree, they'll find someone, with all probability, via the draft to share the load as the bigger more physical back to pair with Quizz.

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:28 AM

Isn't Snelling a FA too? If not, I highly doubt he will be anything more than their 3rd string RB.

I'm expecting ATL to try to make a big splash at RB. If Tony G re-signs, it's SB or bust for ATL. If SJax hits FA, they will make a run at him. Mendenhall would be a good fit to pair up with Quizz. If Lacy falls to them, then I could see ATL drafting him to be the starter. Otherwise, I don't see them trusting another rookie RB to carry the load in a SB run season.

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:00 PM

Any value here?

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:26 PM

Any value here?


I was just looking at the box score of the game and after Jackson went down in the 1st Atlanta only ran it another 13 times. 11 went to Rogers and 2 to Snelling. I'm assuming he'll be the goal line back though, right? Is he worth it a pick up?
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:28 PM

Any value here?

I was just looking at the box score of the game and after Jackson went down in the 1st Atlanta only ran it another 13 times. 11 went to Rogers and 2 to Snelling. I'm assuming he'll be the goal line back though, right? Is he worth it a pick up?


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 07:38 AM

Count me in the vast minority, but I think Snelling will be the by far most valuable ATL back to own while S-Jax is out, PPR or otherwise...
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 12:03 PM

Count me in the vast minority, but I think Snelling will be the by far most valuable ATL back to own while S-Jax is out, PPR or otherwise...

I agree with you. I'm hoping he can be this year's Marcel Reece.
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 12:07 PM

How long will SJAX be out?

Edited by DLG10, 18 September 2013 - 12:07 PM.


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 12:09 PM

How long will SJAX be out?

3-4 weeks I think is the estimate. He had a similar injury a few years back where he missed 5 games.

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 12:10 PM

Even old and slow Michael Turner had some value last season because he got the goal line carries. Snelling isn't the greatest talent out there but he can do a little bit of everything (run, catch, pass block). There's a reason the Falcons hung on to him even though they added S-Jax and drafted Rodgers.
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 12:24 PM


How long will SJAX be out?

3-4 weeks I think is the estimate. He had a similar injury a few years back where he missed 5 games.


Thanks. Good info.

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 08:48 PM

I'm surprise Snelling isn't getting more run. He's a multi-purpose back who can run between the tackles, Smith is comfortable with him and has used him in these situations in the past. I added him where I could during waivers. I really wish Quizz was the guy but he's consistently shown his limitations in the running game.
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 08:57 PM

Forced to start him this week due to multiple injuries and people going bid crazy on starks and mcgahee. Im on board!

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 12:55 PM

Anybody else on board with this guy? What do you guys think his ceiling and floor are? Surely he can outproduce negative fantasy points.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 12:57 PM

Lacy's recovering from a concussion and Bradshaw is about to become a bench warmer so I have no choice but to start this guy. Hopefully they will continue to give him goal line carries and that's the only reason why I picked him up.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 01:00 PM

Lacy's recovering from a concussion and Bradshaw is about to become a bench warmer so I have no choice but to start this guy. Hopefully they will continue to give him goal line carries and that's the only reason why I picked him up.

I'm hoping for a nice reception total as well, maybe 2-4. If you look at his 2009 numbers where he filled in as the starter, his numbers were more than serviceable. I just wish we had more info on the split between him and Quizz.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 02:46 PM

Having Lacy and S. Jackson really hurting me. So I'm jumpingin like everyone else. He had two carries last week though, which is just a joke...

Playing a tough MIami Front, my hope is Jaquizz can't get anything going running and they switch more to Snelling. Realistically though, a line that is something like: 8 carries for 25 yards, 3 Rec for 15 yards and a Rush TD (though that last one is maybe more me being overly optimistic). He's definitely going to get goalline work.

I remember one or two years back though when Turner went down in a game, Snelling had a Multi TD performance I think one through the air and another rushing. Dreamers can keep dreaming though, right?
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