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Biggest Steals and Busts of all time


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#1 CL3VELANDBR0WNS

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:18 PM

We all have made those mistakes in drafts where we sit there after a rough week and say... shoulda drafted this guy or that guy. Then after a player continually loses you games.... that is when you consider them a full bust.
Some of my busts... in dynasty league... was way back in 2011 in a rookie draft. I drafted Mark ingram with the 1st overall pick. Ahead of A.J. Green and Julio Jones and Cam Newton. Yeah... that one hurt. Mark Ingram was cut from my team in 2012 because he was taking up too much salary and I had Sproles.Even though I had Dez,V-jax,gordon,Hartline,Kendall Wright, and Denarius Moore... Julio or Green woulda helped, big time. I also drafted Michael Turner this year in may... dumb move.
Some of my steals were Josh Gordon... I am a browns fan and I got him weeks before the supplemental draft even took place and Randall Cobb who I got in the 2nd round in a rookie draft.
Please feel free to share your Bone-headed bust mistakes as well as your steals you want to brag about to us all.

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QB- RG3, Carr , Austin Davis
RB- Gio, Stacy, Bryce, Christine Michael, Stewart, Benny Cunningham, Marion Grice, Jonas Gray 
WR- Josh Gordon, Percy Harvin, Sammy Watkins, Michael Floyd, Cordarrelle Patterson, Davante Adams,Justin Hunter, Brian Quick, Kenny Britt, Corey Washington
TE- Gronk,Ladarius, Timothy Wright
K- Parkey
DT- Sen'Derrick Marks
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LB-Mosley, Kendricks, Whitehead
CB- Jimmy Smith
S- Cyprien
IR- Blackmon, KHunter, Alonso, DWashington, Marquess Wilson, Greg Hardy
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#2 screaming_vultures

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:21 PM

2011 - Gronkowski in Round 10

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:26 PM

Josh Gordon Round 10 :D mb don't wanna jinx the kid and everyone lol.

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:26 PM

Priest Holmes was my biggest steal in 2001

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:33 PM

2013 - Jimmy Graham 2nd round
I have 2 warning points. How many until I get a prize?

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:35 PM

Any 2013 mentions is asking for a jinx, better knock on wood

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:36 PM

i like this thread. I've been there :P

started FFL on my own in 2011. in 2011, i bought into the hype of mario manningham round5.5, ppr.

Edited by klownkollege, 27 September 2013 - 05:37 PM.


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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:37 PM

Any 2013 mentions is asking for a jinx, better knock on wood


Jimmy is no mere mortal capable of being jinxed
I have 2 warning points. How many until I get a prize?

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:38 PM

In all seriousness the worst pick I can remember was Jamal Lewis mid first round. Don't remember what year but he fell completely off a cliff never to be heard from again
I have 2 warning points. How many until I get a prize?

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:40 PM

OP said "way back in 2011." Heh.

I took Marion Barber III in the 1st round. Don't remember year. He was coming off double digit TDs as a part time guy and was supposed to be the horse.
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#11 Jatlec26

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:40 PM

2012- Adrian Peterson- 5th Round

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:43 PM

2011 - LeSean McCoy 3rd round

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:46 PM

Ryan Mathews in the 3rd in 2012. Not learning from my mistakes and being a masochist, I took him in the 5th round of 2013. Suffice it to say I hate him with all of my heart. (Happy ending: I traded him away this year - great success!)

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WR1: Cordarrelle Patterson 
WR2: Brian Quick
Flex: Andre Williams (RB)
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#14 tucker26

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 05:56 PM

Curtis Enis...

Probably Priest Holmes...
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

#15 SkinsChargersFan

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:06 PM

Bust... Chris Johnson #1 overall pick in 2011 or whatever year it was that he sucked big time coming off his huge year

Steals... RG3 Round 10, Tony Gonzalez Round 9 last year

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:15 PM

Alfred Morris in the last round of nearly all my drafts last year. Huge steal.

Ditto on Gronk his breakout year. Oh and Lynch in 2011 was huge vs his ADP, really broke out. As did F-Jax.

Busts? Chris Johnson in '11 sticks out still. Peyton Hillis the year he was on the cover of Madden.

Edited by Giants4XChamps, 27 September 2013 - 06:17 PM.


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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:16 PM

2011 - LeSean McCoy 3rd round


4 person league?

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:16 PM

My steal was ap in the fourth round last year
12 Team Keeper PPR + IDP

QB Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick
WR Michael Floyd, Justin Hunter, Kenny Britt
WR Antonio Brown
RB Joique Bell, Darren McFadden, Knile Davis, Bernard Pierce
RB Adrian Peterson
TE Jimmy Graham, Jordan Reed
UTIL Sammy Watkins
K Dan Bailey
DEF Cincinnati
D Alec Ogletree
D Stephen Tulloch
D Lawrence Timmons

#19 Knicks2689

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:19 PM

How was AP going in the 4-5 rounds of drafts last year. He went in the second round every one of mine.

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 06:20 PM

How was AP going in the 4-5 rounds of drafts last year. He went in the second round every one of mine.


Those 4 person leagues must be more popular than we think. :lol: