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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

wallace
Team 1 10 Team Standardqb Bridgewater rb D. Murray AP wr Matthews Cooks Te Thomas Flex Adams D/st miami
Bn qb Brady rb Foster Bernard wr Watkins wr Allen
Team 2 12 Team .5 PPR<p>qb rodgers rb ivory Gordon wr Cobb Adams Landry flex Edelman te eifert d/st colts
Bn rb bell yeldon Coleman Sankey woodhead spiller wr c. Johnson

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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: C. Newton
RB: J. Hill, M. Ingram, M. Gordon, C. Ivory, L. Blount
WR: D. Bryant, AJ Green, A. Robinson, J. Brown, B. Quick, D. Baldwin

TE: T. Eifert, K. Rudoplh
D/ST: Dolphins

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:
RB:
WR:
TE:
D/ST:

K:


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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-Matt Forte
WR-Jordy Nelson
WR-Josh Gordon
TE-Rob Gronkowski
FLEX-CJ Anderson
BN-Joique Bell, Andre Williams, Vincent Jackson, Toby Gerhardt, handcuffs...


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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

12-Team PPR

QB: A. Luck

RB: M. Ball

RB: G. Bernard

WR: K. Allen

WR. A. Johnson

TE: G. Graham

FLEX: A. Bradshaw

FLEX: K. Benjamin

Bench: L. Miller, M. Jones, M. Jones-Drew, A. Robinson, J. Gordon, B. Oliver


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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.