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Who to Start Week 1: Mike Wallace or Kenbrell Thompkins?


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#1 mgp2675

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:52 PM

I obviously drafted Mike Wallace a lot earlier than Kenbrell Thompkins, and I'm a Dolphins fan so I would love to start Wallace. However, the Fins are playing the Browns week 1 (who I think have a decent secondary) and you know they're going to try and keep Wallace out of the game completely. Thompkins is the #2 receiver right now for NE but they're playing Buffalo, and I just feel like he's going to be getting more looks from Tom Brady. What do you guys think?

It's really one or the other. My WR1 is Brandon Marshall and I have three starting RBs so one will take up my flex. This is a PPR league.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:05 PM

WHIR, I promise

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:07 PM

Week 1?..... Wallace no question about it. Just evaluate going forward. Miami is a team that is intriguing to me.

Please give me your thoughts. Just finished drafting: http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=363751

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:22 PM

Week 1?..... Wallace no question about it. Just evaluate going forward. Miami is a team that is intriguing to me.

Please give me your thoughts. Just finished drafting: http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=363751


Thanks for the reply. Initially I felt it was Wallace no question but I've just been hearing so much about Thompkins.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:30 PM

me too, and he got stolen from me in a later round lol, right before I picked. It's a situation to pay attention to. If you're looking at benching Wallace though, your other WR must be pretty good.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:31 PM

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:10 PM

me too, and he got stolen from me in a later round lol, right before I picked. It's a situation to pay attention to. If you're looking at benching Wallace though, your other WR must be pretty good.


Well like I said, I have Brandon Marshall as my WR1 so it's either Wallace or Thompkins at WR2.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:12 PM

Wallace. I just want to wait and see what happens at WR in NE.


Thoughts on mine: http://forums.rotoworld.com/index.php?showtopic=363756
12 team, 1 keeper, 6 pts all TD, .5PPR, start 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 DST, 1 K
QB: J. Cutler
RB: M. Forte, S. Vereen, T. Garhart, B. Sankey, J. Hill
WR: D. Bryant, R. White, M. Colston, T. Willaims, G. Jennings, M. Lee

TE: D. Allen, L. Green
D/ST: Pats

K: who cares?

8 team, 4pt pass TD, start 1 QB, 3 RB, 3 WR, 1 FLEX (RB/WR), 1 TE, 1DST, 1 K
QB: T. Brady, J. Cutler
RB: D. Martin, T. Garhart, S. Vereen, B. Pierce, S. Greene, J. Hill
WR: D. Thomas, J. Nelson, K. Allen, T. Smith, M. Wallace, R. Wayne
TE: J. Graham
D/ST: Pats

K: who cares?

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:13 PM

Thompkins.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:27 PM

As a Bills fan, I say Thompkins. Our secondary is a joke and Brady could throw for 500 yards.
10 team, H2H, 2QB, PPR Yahoo league. Standard scoring.

QB-Tony Romo
QB-Andy Dalton
RB-LeSean McCoy
RB-Shane Vareen
WR-AJ Green
WR-Randall Cobb
TE-Zach Ertz
FLEX-Ben Tate
BN-Torrey Smith, Rueben Randel, Pierre Thomas, Marques Colston, Mark Ingram, Geno Smith, Terrence West, Josh Gordon

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:38 PM

The play is Wallace.

Until Wallace falls flat on his face, you should start your WR's the way you drafted them. I know Wallace hasn't seen a lot of good press, but you can't bench him for a rookie who's had a good preseason.



http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=363610

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 09:18 AM

I think those of you making a case for Wallace definitely succeeded. Goin' with Wallace week 1.