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James Starks 2013 Season Outlook


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#1 keep it ONE hunnid

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 03:50 PM

Packers just waived Alex Green, James Starks officially becomes their 2nd string. Thoughts...

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 04:08 PM

Thoughts are outside of Lacy no Packers RB is worth owning.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 04:34 PM

Thoughts are outside of Lacy no Packers RB is worth owning.

This. I was high on Starks coming in, but he hasn't shown much with his opportunities. If Lacy goes down I would expect them to do what they did last year when Ced Ben went down and just throw it.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 04:36 PM

Packers just waived Alex Green, James Starks officially becomes their 2nd string. Thoughts...


Have fun w him.....

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:20 PM

He would be catching a lot of passes presumably..isn't that worth something in a PPR?

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:39 PM

If you pick this guy up you've made a mistake
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WR - Julio Jones, ATL            (BYE 9)
WR - Michael Floyd, ARI         (BYE 4)
WR - T.Y. Hilton, IND              (BYE 10)
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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:57 PM

Baller
And all the greatest of the heroes
Started jumping from the books
They started wearing ones and zeros
Looking more and more like crooks
They stole the sunlight from the future
Took a sip, drank half the glass then put it back

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 06:48 PM

He would be catching a lot of passes presumably..isn't that worth something in a PPR?


Starks struggles catching a cold.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 07:19 PM


He would be catching a lot of passes presumably..isn't that worth something in a PPR?


Starks struggles catching a cold.


That's a plus if anything.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 08:26 PM

He would be catching a lot of passes presumably..isn't that worth something in a PPR?


Actually, he's horrible at catching passes. That's why they never used him as their 3rd-down RB. During their Superbowl run, Starks was their 1st and 2nd-down back, Brandon Jackson was their 3rd-down back.

He has ZERO value in a PPR.
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Posted 31 August 2013 - 08:44 PM

I'd roster Franklin ahead of Starks at this point.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 09:03 PM

I'd roster Franklin ahead of Starks at this point.


Apparently Kuhn is going to be their 3rd-down RB. Not because he's such a great pass catcher but right now he's their best pass blocker. And that's not even close. Franklin has looked very unimpressive so far according to the beat writers. He's having a hard time adjusting to the NFL.
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Posted 31 August 2013 - 09:06 PM


I'd roster Franklin ahead of Starks at this point.


Apparently Kuhn is going to be their 3rd-down RB. Not because he's such a great pass catcher but right now he's their best pass blocker. And that's not even close. Franklin has looked very unimpressive so far according to the beat writers. He's having a hard time adjusting to the NFL.


Yep. There were rumors of him being on the roster bubble. He has a LONG ways to go before being fantasy relevant.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 12:46 PM

Pick up of the week?

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:03 PM

Starks' line ended pretty decent. Depends on how long Lacy will be out I guess

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:14 PM

Could be. I'll be targeting him.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:20 PM

I'll probably put a claim in, but I wonder if this ends in a platoon if Lacy is out for multiple weeks - Kuhn has been productive for GB in the past, and as bad as Franklin looked in the pre-season, they must have some faith in him based on where they selected him. Also, as good as Starks looked today, I'm beginning to think the Redskins D might be a frequent victim for offenses all year.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:25 PM

The problem I have with naming Starks as "the top waiver claim" is that Lacy will be back sooner than later, and you're not even guaranteed that Starks will be a plug-and-play for next week.
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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:30 PM

I'll probably put a claim in, but I wonder if this ends in a platoon if Lacy is out for multiple weeks - Kuhn has been productive for GB in the past, and as bad as Franklin looked in the pre-season, they must have some faith in him based on where they selected him. Also, as good as Starks looked today, I'm beginning to think the Redskins D might be a frequent victim for offenses all year.


The Skins D was completely gassed because their offense couldn't stay on the field. Next week will be a much bigger test against that Bengals DL.
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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:00 PM

At this point in time I'll drop Ingram for him, but If I go 2-0, which is how it's shaping up, he'll probably go ahead of me. So I will probably prioritize Royal and drop Thompkins.




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