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Dez Bryant 2013 Season Outlook


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#1 RMJ_12

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 12:45 AM

This guy outscored every other WR in the league for the last 8 games last season. Will he continue this next season? He's obviously top 5 but were would you rank him among all the other WR's? I'm considering him in the early 2nd round as the 2nd WR off the board after Calvin.

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 04:41 AM

A guy I will not have on any of my teams.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:55 AM

I'd put him as my 4th overall behind Tron, Marshall, and Green.



Yall didn't hear? He's going to be the first WR to have a 2000/20 season.

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RotoWorld Mock Real League - 14 team, .5 PPR, 6 point passing TDs(4-2, 1st place)
QB: Philip Rivers
RB1: Ahmad Bradshaw
RB2: Reggie Bush
WR1: Dez Bryant
WR2: Jordy Nelson
W/R/T: Alshon Jeffery
W/R/T: Mohammed Sanu
TE: Jason Witten
DST: Streaming
Bench: Jeremy Hill, Pierre Thomas, Antone Smith, Travaris Cadet, James Starks, Eric Ebron


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:02 AM

As of now, he is my #2 overall WR. He should be in line for a monster season. It sounds as if he has finally matured and understands what it means to be an NFL pro. An upgrade of the DAL OL thru the draft (Warmack or Cooper?) and/or FA (Winston) will only help.

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:44 AM

This guy outscored every other WR in the league for the last 8 games last season. Will he continue this next season? He's obviously top 5 but were would you rank him among all the other WR's? I'm considering him in the early 2nd round as the 2nd WR off the board after Calvin.

He would be in that small group just under Calvin. Guys like Green, Julio, Dez, etc. How I would rank that tier, will need to see where we are come August, but I would say its a coin flip type situation between some of those guys, something like potential playoff schedule which we will know on Thursday could be a tie breaker.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:21 PM

A guy I will not have on any of my teams.


Thats what you and everyone else said last year. He and Ap took me to the promise land.

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QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson         WR2: Julian Edelman            WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray          RB2: Zac Stacy
TE: Vernon Davis                      Defense: San Francisco         Kicker: Matt Prater
Bench: Anquan Boldin, Mark Ingram, Matt Asiata, Owen Daniels, Branden Oliver, Justin Hunter
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QB: Matt Ryan
WR1: Keenan Allen                  WR2: Victor Cruz  Emmanuel Sanders     WR3: Wes Welker   OBJ

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:34 PM

I think he has a chance to maybe have a pretty good year
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QB: Drew Brees
RB: LeVeon Bell, Ben Tate, Gio Bernard, Isaiah Crowell, Storm Johnson
WR: Calvin Johnson, AJ Green, Josh Gordon, Justin Hunter, Reuben Randle, Odell Beckham Jr
TE: Antonio Gates
DEF: Browns, Dolphins
K: Dan Bailey

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QB: Andrew Luck,
RB: Lesean McCoy, Jamaal Charles, Joique Bell, Brandon Oliver, Knowshon Moreno
WR: Julio Jones, Brandon Marshall, Josh Gordon, Kelvin Benjamin, James Jones
TE: Jordan Cameron
DEF: Seahawks
K: Justin Tucker

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 04:19 PM


A guy I will not have on any of my teams.


Thats what you and everyone else said last year. He and Ap took me to the promise land.


The difference is you will have to draft him around two rounds earlier this year. I'll stick to Green, Marshall or Jones thank you.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:30 PM

Top 5 WR this year.

12 Team Keeper, 0.5 PPR, All TDs = 6 pts
QB: Matthew Stafford, Carson Palmer
RB: Giovani Bernard, Eddie Lacy, Ben Tate, Mark Ingram
WR: Vincent Jackson, Roddy White, Odell Beckham, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon
TE: Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski

12 Team Redraft, 0.5 PPR, All TDs = 6 pts
QB: Matthew Stafford, Carson Palmer
RB: Giovani Bernard, Alfred Morris, Ryan Mathews, Jeremy Hill
WR: Dez Bryant, Mike Wallace, Michael Crabtree, Percy Harvin, Josh Gordon
TE: Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:16 PM



A guy I will not have on any of my teams.


Thats what you and everyone else said last year. He and Ap took me to the promise land.


The difference is you will have to draft him around two rounds earlier this year. I'll stick to Green, Marshall or Jones thank you.

So? His production his much higher than in previous years.


Who would have thought more production comes with a steeper price tag

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RotoWorld Mock Real League - 14 team, .5 PPR, 6 point passing TDs(4-2, 1st place)
QB: Philip Rivers
RB1: Ahmad Bradshaw
RB2: Reggie Bush
WR1: Dez Bryant
WR2: Jordy Nelson
W/R/T: Alshon Jeffery
W/R/T: Mohammed Sanu
TE: Jason Witten
DST: Streaming
Bench: Jeremy Hill, Pierre Thomas, Antone Smith, Travaris Cadet, James Starks, Eric Ebron


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:33 PM

Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:53 PM

Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.


Aren't all of those guys going in the 2nd?
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QBs - Russell Wilson
RBs - Murray, Randle, Mathews, Jeremy Hill, Ahmad Bradshaw, Vereen
WRs - Dez Bryant, Andre Johnson, Josh Gordon, Michael Floyd
TE - Donnell, Reed
K - McManus
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:55 PM

Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.

Outside of Marshall, who are you talking about? The past two years have been pretty equal for Green, Demaryius, Julio, and Dez. And I wouldn't say any of them have a more proven track record than Dez....

2011:
Dez - 63/928/9 in 15 games
Green - 65/1057/7 in 15 games
Julio - 54/959/8 in 13 games
Demaryius - 32/551/4 in 11 games with Timmy Tebow

2012:
Dez - 92/1382/12
Green - 97/1350/11
Julio - 79/1198/10
Demaryius - 94/1434/10

Demaryius and Julio are competing with other guys for touches hurting their value in my opinion. That leaves Marshall, Green, and Dez. I personally like Marshall 2nd in ppr leagues. He's a stud. After breaking it down, it's pretty close for Green and Dez so I would lean towards Dez who has the better QB. Just my thoughts on the situation.

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QB: Philip Rivers
RB1: Ahmad Bradshaw
RB2: Reggie Bush
WR1: Dez Bryant
WR2: Jordy Nelson
W/R/T: Alshon Jeffery
W/R/T: Mohammed Sanu
TE: Jason Witten
DST: Streaming
Bench: Jeremy Hill, Pierre Thomas, Antone Smith, Travaris Cadet, James Starks, Eric Ebron


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:58 AM

^ I dig your assessment.

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:25 AM


Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.

Outside of Marshall, who are you talking about? The past two years have been pretty equal for Green, Demaryius, Julio, and Dez. And I wouldn't say any of them have a more proven track record than Dez....

2011:
Dez - 63/928/9 in 15 games
Green - 65/1057/7 in 15 games
Julio - 54/959/8 in 13 games
Demaryius - 32/551/4 in 11 games with Timmy Tebow

2012:
Dez - 92/1382/12
Green - 97/1350/11
Julio - 79/1198/10
Demaryius - 94/1434/10

Demaryius and Julio are competing with other guys for touches hurting their value in my opinion. That leaves Marshall, Green, and Dez. I personally like Marshall 2nd in ppr leagues. He's a stud. After breaking it down, it's pretty close for Green and Dez so I would lean towards Dez who has the better QB. Just my thoughts on the situation.


A healthy Miles Austin (I know, that's like seeing a unicorn) and Jason Witten also demand a lot of touches. Dez looks set for a monster year regardless though. Unstoppable one on one.

12 Team Keeper, 0.5 PPR, All TDs = 6 pts
QB: Matthew Stafford, Carson Palmer
RB: Giovani Bernard, Eddie Lacy, Ben Tate, Mark Ingram
WR: Vincent Jackson, Roddy White, Odell Beckham, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon
TE: Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski

12 Team Redraft, 0.5 PPR, All TDs = 6 pts
QB: Matthew Stafford, Carson Palmer
RB: Giovani Bernard, Alfred Morris, Ryan Mathews, Jeremy Hill
WR: Dez Bryant, Mike Wallace, Michael Crabtree, Percy Harvin, Josh Gordon
TE: Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:35 AM


Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.

Outside of Marshall, who are you talking about? The past two years have been pretty equal for Green, Demaryius, Julio, and Dez. And I wouldn't say any of them have a more proven track record than Dez....

2011:
Dez - 63/928/9 in 15 games
Green - 65/1057/7 in 15 games
Julio - 54/959/8 in 13 games
Demaryius - 32/551/4 in 11 games with Timmy Tebow

2012:
Dez - 92/1382/12
Green - 97/1350/11
Julio - 79/1198/10
Demaryius - 94/1434/10

Demaryius and Julio are competing with other guys for touches hurting their value in my opinion. That leaves Marshall, Green, and Dez. I personally like Marshall 2nd in ppr leagues. He's a stud. After breaking it down, it's pretty close for Green and Dez so I would lean towards Dez who has the better QB. Just my thoughts on the situation.


I respect that, but for me I'll take Marshall, Green, Thomas, And Jones ahead of him. Just my personal preference. I want to see him out together a full season before I commit a second round pick on him.
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Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:24 AM

Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.


This. I have Bryant 5th in my WR rankings. Could he finish 2nd this season, absolutely...but he could also put up 50/750/8 in the first 8 games then shoot someone at a nightclub.

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RB1: Frank Gore (5.06)
RB2: Lamar Miller
WR1: Julio Jones (2.09)
WR2: Roddy White
W/R/T: Keenan Allen (3.06)
W/R/T: Golden Tate (7.06)
TE: Heath Miller (10.09)
DEF: DET DST
K: Robbie Gould
Bench: Calvin Johnson (1.06), Carlos Hyde, Harry Douglas (11.06), KaDeem Carey (14.09), Big Ben, Carson Palmer, James White (12.09), Eli Manning (13.06), CLE DST (15.06), Danny Woodhead (6.09), Steven Hauschka, K, SEA (16.09)


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:27 PM


Yeah, a steeper price tag I'm not gonna pay when I can get Marshall or Green for the same price tag.I'm not using a second rounder on a guy who has put it together for a half a season when there are equally talented guys with proven track records.


This. I have Bryant 5th in my WR rankings. Could he finish 2nd this season, absolutely...but he could also put up 50/750/8 in the first 8 games then shoot someone at a nightclub.

Last year the Cowboys set some rules for Dez ad he had to have approvals for going to clubs, staying out past his curfew, and had at least one security member with him at all times to keep him out of trouble.

I'm not sure if this program is still in place though. I'm not too worried. But I understand why some would be.

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QB: Philip Rivers
RB1: Ahmad Bradshaw
RB2: Reggie Bush
WR1: Dez Bryant
WR2: Jordy Nelson
W/R/T: Alshon Jeffery
W/R/T: Mohammed Sanu
TE: Jason Witten
DST: Streaming
Bench: Jeremy Hill, Pierre Thomas, Antone Smith, Travaris Cadet, James Starks, Eric Ebron


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:13 PM

Last year the Cowboys set some rules for Dez ad he had to have approvals for going to clubs, staying out past his curfew, and had at least one security member with him at all times to keep him out of trouble.



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 08:04 PM


Last year the Cowboys set some rules for Dez ad he had to have approvals for going to clubs, staying out past his curfew, and had at least one security member with him at all times to keep him out of trouble.


LOL


Can't argue with the LOL. We LOL'd last year when it was first announced . . . about a month after he hit his mom in the face with a fitted cap . . . but there may be something to this. There may not, too. But that curfew, etc., sure didn't hurt.

Some history: No one has ripped this player harder than me.

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But low and behold, when he fell to me at 6.3 in a 10 team yahoo "pro" league last year, I couldn't lay off. Still, I tried to deal him at every turn for a decent RB for the entire first half of the season. But all anyone tried to do was rip me off, so I held on.

By the end, I was crushing everyone because of him. Took everyone's money. And as I watched, I believe I saw the player--and possibly the man--maturing right before my eyes. I saw Romo literally coaching him all the way to the line of scrimmage in a mid-season game. He appeared to be telling Dez exactly what to do right up to the line . . . Dez was like a student who just needs his teacher to re-explain the instructions more than for the other kids. And from what I could tell, he humbly nodded and tried his damnest--not the Dez I'd come to expect and rip on. By the end of the year he was playing hurt. Sometimes very hurt. Allegedly risking finger amputation?

He gained my respect. And if I knew I was going to get that guy again, I might well take him in front of Julio, Marshall, Green, and Thomas . . . but if that curfew set the stage for his development . . . then what will happen without it? I don't know, but . . .

Like with so many other players that are going to go in the first 3 rounds, I need a promising summer. With him it reaches beyond the field.

We are dealing with a guy who hit his mom in the face with a fitted.
QB: Ryan Leaf
RB: Lawrence Phillips
RB: Ki-Jana Carter
WR: Charles Rogers
WR: Desmond Howard
TE: David LaFleur
W/R: David Wilson
K: Ray Finkle(Einhorn)
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