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Andre Caldwell Season Outlook 2013Welker's replacement


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#1 TeeGee60

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:25 PM

Anyone think welker will stay out with the concussion during fantasy superbowl, this kid looked good last week
QB:Matt Ryan
WR:Brandon Marshall
WR:Keenan Allen
WR:Harry Douglas
RB:Jamal Charle
RB:Reggie Bush
FLEX:Giovanni Bernard
TE:Jordon Cameron
PK:Garrett Hartley
DEF:San Fransisco

Bench:  Jarrett Boykin, Colby Fleener, Joique Bell, Mike James,Jeremy Kerley

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:28 PM

View PostTeeGee60, on 17 December 2013 - 01:25 PM, said:

Anyone think welker will stay out with the concussion during fantasy superbowl, this kid looked good last week

2 concussions in a short timeframe doesn't bode well for a quick return, I expect Welker to sit this one out, but in that offense with all those mouths to feed I wouldn't expect a repeat performance for Caldwell this week, but still might hold a little value if you're desperate.
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QB) Joe Flacco, Derek Carr, Blake Bortles
RB) Eddie Lacy, Shonn Greene, Bernard Pierce, Ronnie Hillman, Jerrick McKinnon, Lorenzo Taliaferro
WR) Keenan Allen, Torrey Smith, Roddy White, Denard Robinson, Robert Woods
TE) Jordan Cameron, Larry Donell
K) Blair Walsh
DEF) Houston Texans
DB) Harrison Smith
DL) Rob Ninkovich
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:29 PM

High risk, high reward. He could be a complete dud or he could reel in a nice number of catches in a PPR league.
12 Team, 2 QB, PPR - No Bench

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RB - Shane Vereen, Joique Bell, Pierre Thomas
WR - Jordy Nelson*, Michael Floyd, Victor Cruz
TE - Dennis Pitta
FLEX - Michael Crabtree
K - Justin Tucker
DEF - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:31 PM

im thinking a floor of wr4 and a celing of high wr2, but all pending welker sitting out
QB:Matt Ryan
WR:Brandon Marshall
WR:Keenan Allen
WR:Harry Douglas
RB:Jamal Charle
RB:Reggie Bush
FLEX:Giovanni Bernard
TE:Jordon Cameron
PK:Garrett Hartley
DEF:San Fransisco

Bench:  Jarrett Boykin, Colby Fleener, Joique Bell, Mike James,Jeremy Kerley

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:52 PM

It just feels like a trap
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:17 PM

He's worth the gamble if Welker is out again, especially in a PPR.
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:23 PM

View PostSine_cera, on 17 December 2013 - 02:17 PM, said:

He's worth the gamble if Welker is out again, especially in a PPR.

I truly feel Manning was exploiting a weakness with the Chargers D and the fact that they were playing from behind all game, which I strongly doubt will happen against the dumpster fire 2013 Texans. Hell, even Welker was inconsistent this year due to all the other receiver options on the Broncos.
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QB) Joe Flacco, Derek Carr, Blake Bortles
RB) Eddie Lacy, Shonn Greene, Bernard Pierce, Ronnie Hillman, Jerrick McKinnon, Lorenzo Taliaferro
WR) Keenan Allen, Torrey Smith, Roddy White, Denard Robinson, Robert Woods
TE) Jordan Cameron, Larry Donell
K) Blair Walsh
DEF) Houston Texans
DB) Harrison Smith
DL) Rob Ninkovich
LB) Paul Worrilow

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:26 PM

View PostArmalite, on 17 December 2013 - 02:23 PM, said:

View PostSine_cera, on 17 December 2013 - 02:17 PM, said:

He's worth the gamble if Welker is out again, especially in a PPR.

I truly feel Manning was exploiting a weakness with the Chargers D and the fact that they were playing from behind all game, which I strongly doubt will happen against the dumpster fire 2013 Texans. Hell, even Welker was inconsistent this year due to all the other receiver options on the Broncos.

But in a PPR all you need is 4/5 catches to have decent production. If he starts in the slot again he'll see his targets. But in a standard league I wouldn't pick him up, even if Welker is out.
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#9 Armalite

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:31 PM

View PostSine_cera, on 17 December 2013 - 02:26 PM, said:

View PostArmalite, on 17 December 2013 - 02:23 PM, said:

View PostSine_cera, on 17 December 2013 - 02:17 PM, said:

He's worth the gamble if Welker is out again, especially in a PPR.

I truly feel Manning was exploiting a weakness with the Chargers D and the fact that they were playing from behind all game, which I strongly doubt will happen against the dumpster fire 2013 Texans. Hell, even Welker was inconsistent this year due to all the other receiver options on the Broncos.

But in a PPR all you need is 4/5 catches to have decent production. If he starts in the slot again he'll see his targets. But in a standard league I wouldn't pick him up, even if Welker is out.

Fair enough. I wouldn't expect a repeat performance (watch me be wrong on this) but I could see some value in a PPR league.
20 TEAM PPR IDP LEAGUE, Sex Grossman's Cannon
QB) Joe Flacco, Derek Carr, Blake Bortles
RB) Eddie Lacy, Shonn Greene, Bernard Pierce, Ronnie Hillman, Jerrick McKinnon, Lorenzo Taliaferro
WR) Keenan Allen, Torrey Smith, Roddy White, Denard Robinson, Robert Woods
TE) Jordan Cameron, Larry Donell
K) Blair Walsh
DEF) Houston Texans
DB) Harrison Smith
DL) Rob Ninkovich
LB) Paul Worrilow

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:06 PM

... interesting, i am a welker owner.  i still dont know how to replace him.
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QB:  Drew Brees, NO | Philip Rivers, SD |
RB:  Eddie Lacy, GB | Stevan Ridley, NE  | Darren McFadden, Oak | Carlos Hyde, SF | Jonathan Grimes, Hou | Ronnie Hillman, Den | Knowshon Moreno, Mia |
WR:  Michael Crabtree, SF | Percy Harvin, Sea | Danny Amendola, NE | Brian Hartline, Mia |
TE:  Julius Thomas, Den | Antonio Gates, SD | Travis Kelce, KC | Rob Gronkowski, NE |

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 04:08 PM

View PostTeeGee60, on 17 December 2013 - 01:25 PM, said:

Anyone think welker will stay out with the concussion during fantasy superbowl, this kid looked good last week
I know age is all relative but Caldwell is 28. Hardly an up and comer. If Welker is out he could do the exact same thing he did last week. Or he could easily go back to being their 8th option like he is.
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QB - Ryan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -QB - Rodgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - QB - Luck
RB1 - Forte - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -RB1 - Martin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - RB1 - Martin
RB2 - Gio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - RB2 - Gio   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - RB2 - Gio
WR1 - White - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WR1 - Antonio Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - - WR1 - Roddy
WR2 - Floyd - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WR2 - Floyd - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  WR2 - Floyd
TE - Ertz - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -TE - Miller - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  TE - Bennett
Flex - Hilton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Flex - Decker - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - K - Gostkowski
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 04:44 PM

I considered picking him up, but it would be a real risk chasing points like that ... I could see him getting like 2 catches this week.
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WR Randall Cobb
WR Roddy White
WR Golden Tate
RB Jamaal Charles
RB Shane Vareen
TE Jordan Cameron
W/R/T Reggie Wayne
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Posted 17 December 2013 - 04:47 PM

I honestly can't decide if I should go for him or leave him and hope my opponent plays him in the finals against me. I just think the chances of him having another big game are slim. Yeah he'll have 4-5 catches but that's about it. I'd love for my opponent to start a guy like that against me for all the marbles. I think...
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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:17 AM

i think i may start this guy over harry douglas if welker sits... i don't know he could be a flash in the pan x2, there is some potential upside
QB:Matt Ryan
WR:Brandon Marshall
WR:Keenan Allen
WR:Harry Douglas
RB:Jamal Charle
RB:Reggie Bush
FLEX:Giovanni Bernard
TE:Jordon Cameron
PK:Garrett Hartley
DEF:San Fransisco

Bench:  Jarrett Boykin, Colby Fleener, Joique Bell, Mike James,Jeremy Kerley

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:53 AM

I wouldn't chase his points from last week. Even if welker is inactive again, I don't think he'll be anything more than boom-or-bust wr4.
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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:21 AM

Does this guy return kicks and punts?
It's all a gamble when it's just a game

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:04 AM

View PostLFCreds, on 19 December 2013 - 02:21 AM, said:

Does this guy return kicks and punts?

No that's Trindon Holliday with Decker filling in occasionally
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RB1: Murray ($43)
RB2: J. Bell ($23)
WR1: Nelson ($34)
WR2: Cobb ($38)
FLEX: West ($4)
FLEX: Wheaton ($2)
TE: J. Thomas ($36)
DEF: Rams ($2)

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 09:14 AM

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Wes Welker has not been medically cleared to return to practice, and Denver Broncos coach John Fox said only that the wide receiver is "day-to-day.''

Welker, who suffered a concussion just before halftime of the Broncos' victory over theTennessee Titans on Dec. 8, was held out of Thursday night's loss to the San Diego Chargers. Welker also suffered a concussion in the Broncos' Nov. 17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Before he can play in a game, Welker would have to be declared symptom-free by both the Broncos' medical staff and a designated independent physician who has been approved by the NFL and the players' association. Welker would then have to proceed through multiple days of limited activity before he could return to practice on a limited basis.

Andre Caldwell, who got most of the snaps last week in Welker's absence, is expected to be the team's third receiver Sunday against the Houston Texans. Caldwell had six catches for 59 yards and two touchdowns against the Chargers.

"I thought Bubba Caldwell played really well," quarterback Peyton Manning said. " ... Great route on that first touchdown, did a great job getting in the end zone on a play he hasn't [worked] that much, so that's a good job knowing what to do, being in his playbook. We'll count on him this week if he has to play."

Edited by Sine_cera, 19 December 2013 - 09:15 AM.

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 09:50 AM

People had doubts about Orange Julius after his week 1 explosion. I saw the potential and scooped him up, and never looked back.

I see an opportunity here for Caldwell, especially in PPR as others have mentioned. I've already added him and may plug him in FTW!
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Posted 19 December 2013 - 11:43 AM

once again... not in love with my other options, but love the upside of buying into peyton manning stock off th waiver wire this late in the season as a wr3 flier
QB:Matt Ryan
WR:Brandon Marshall
WR:Keenan Allen
WR:Harry Douglas
RB:Jamal Charle
RB:Reggie Bush
FLEX:Giovanni Bernard
TE:Jordon Cameron
PK:Garrett Hartley
DEF:San Fransisco

Bench:  Jarrett Boykin, Colby Fleener, Joique Bell, Mike James,Jeremy Kerley




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