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Brandon McManus 2014 outlook


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#1 lovepuig

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 03:38 PM

Should we all run and pick him up? I think so
dont believe me just watch.... or ask hanley

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 04:30 PM

RIP Thunderfoot

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 04:32 PM

mcmANUS... i think ill pass. :lol:

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 04:39 PM

Good find! Now to think of my team name!

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 04:58 PM

Wouldn't be surprised if Elway kept him and cut Prater if he does well in these first 4 games. $4m is a lot to pay to a kicker who is one drunken evening away from another suspension

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10 team Auction Keeper, .5 PPR

 

WEEK 4

QB - Phyllis Rivers
WR - Calvin Johnson
WR - Julio Jones
WR - Golden Tate
RB - Rashad Jennings
RB - Matt Asiata
TE - Niles Paul (JT Bye week filler, so much for that)
FLEX - Fred Jackson

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Cam Newton

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#6 David447

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 11:59 PM

I doubt Prater will get,but anyone kicking for Denver should be pretty awesome this season, cant go wrong, unless he stinks

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10 Team Work/Money League 6pt Pass TD
 

QB Peyton 1.3
RB Foster 4.8

RB Jennings 9.3

WR Marshall 3.3

WR Andre Johnson 7.3

WR Maclin 8.8

TE Graham 2.8

K Bryant-WW

D-Denver 11.3

 

Bench..Ellington 6.8, Stacy 5.3, Wheaton 13.3, Asiata WW, Rainey WW, Hurns WW, Gordon WW, Matthews WW, Jeremy Hill WW, San Diego D WW, Rivers WW


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#7 ss3walkman

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:49 AM

I kept checking every half our after the trade went through. In a perfect world he'd still start after Prater returns.
THE UNIT

QB: Brady
RB: McCoy, Forte
WR: Gordon, Brown, Patterson, Cooks, Hunter
TE: Rudolph, Ertz
DEF: Rams
K: Bryant

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 05:58 AM

Would they trade for a kicker if the intent wasnt to possibly use him all season? I mean why not sign one of these jobless guys for four weeks instead?

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:04 AM

Do we really have threads on this board for sleeper kickers? *yawn* :rolleyes:

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:30 AM

Renting Peyton Mannings kicker for the first 4 games can't be a bad thing. And maybe if we get lucky they'll keep him and tell Prater to kick rocks. Not likely, but you never know.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:34 AM

Sure Den's D will provide more kicking opportunities but the main draw to Prater was his long range kicking success.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:48 AM

Sure Den's D will provide more kicking opportunities but the main draw to Prater was his long range kicking success.


It does help that this guy hit a 53 yarder in preseason
THE UNIT

QB: Brady
RB: McCoy, Forte
WR: Gordon, Brown, Patterson, Cooks, Hunter
TE: Rudolph, Ertz
DEF: Rams
K: Bryant

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#13 Garrett W.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 01:19 PM

Broncos first four games, three are at home in the mile high air versus Indy, Kansas City, at Seattle, and back home for Arizona. I'll probably use him for the first four and drop him afterwards. Outside of that Seattle game, pretty nice schedule to open.
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QB Stafford
RB Forte

RB K.Robinson

WR A.Brown

WR R.Cobb
WR K.Allen
TE Kelce
DEF Patriots
K Parkey

 

RB Ingram

RB Ridley

RB D.Brown

RB Pierce

WR S.Smith

WR D.Jackson


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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:55 PM

Broncos first four games, three are at home in the mile high air versus Indy, Kansas City, at Seattle, and back home for Arizona. I'll probably use him for the first four and drop him afterwards. Outside of that Seattle game, pretty nice schedule to open.


the seattle game is actually a positive in my mind. instead of scoring tds, the offense should be slowed down to where those tds become field goal attempts

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 06:51 AM

So is it 100% that he will be the kicker for the first few games?

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 08:16 PM

looks like it's confirmed now.

Brandon McManus will be the Broncos' kicker during Matt Prater's four-game suspension.

GM John Elway expressed confidence in McManus after he missed 2-of-4 field goals in the Broncos' preseason finale. He was acquired from the Giants for a seventh-rounder. With McManus kicking for Denver's high-octane offense, he's at or near the top of the fantasy kicking group. McManus has a booming leg. Sep 1 - 8:04 PM

Team A
Standard 12 team H2H keeper league.
League starts 1QB, 3WR, 2RB, 1TE, 1 W/R/T, 1K, 1D/ST.
QB: Russell Wilson
WR: Randall Cobb (K), Reggie Wayne, Terrance Williams, Mike Evans, Brian Quick
RB: LeSean McCoy (K), Le'Veon Bell (K), Frank Gore, Donald Brown, Carlos Hyde, Alfred Blue
TE: Jordan Cameron, Larry Donnell
K: Cody Parkey
D/ST: St. Louis

Team B
0.5 PPR 12 team H2H keeper league.
League starts 1QB, 2WR, 2RB, 1TE, 1 W/R/T, 1K, 1D/ST.
QB: Jay Cutler
WR: Brandon Marshall, Roddy White, Mike Wallace, Reggie Wayne, Terrance Williams
RB: Joique Bell, Jeremy Hill, Shonn Greene, Ahmad Bradshaw, Bishop Sankey
TE: Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski
K: Adam Vinatieri
D/ST: Houston

#17 nonstopfan

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 08:18 PM

"With McManus kicking for Denver's high-octane offense, he's at or near the top of the fantasy kicking group. McManus has a booming leg."

so is this a pick him up now in every league opportunity?

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 09:22 PM

"With McManus kicking for Denver's high-octane offense, he's at or near the top of the fantasy kicking group. McManus has a booming leg."

so is this a pick him up now in every league opportunity?


Pretty much. Just remember that if he's on Denver's roster for their 5th game (wk 6), they have to give the Giants a 7th round pick. So its unlikely they'll keep him -- unless they want to dump Prater's salary. I doubt that they'd trust Peyton's potential postseason legacy to an unproven kicker, though.

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 02:23 PM

Kind of nervous that he missed half of his field goals in the pre-season, but that is obviously a very small sample size. If he can hit the league average of his attempts, he should be locked in as a top 3 kicker until Prater returns.

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Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:33 PM

This guy has been so awesome in the first three games with three field goals (total) at  the lengths of 21, 20 and 24, respectively

 

smh






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