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Devin Hester 2014 Season Outlook


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#1 FantasyGuru24

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:23 AM

Anything here?

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:25 AM

no
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#3 pdizzle710

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:26 AM

He is the 4th option at WR. You also have to account for the TE and RB position taking targets. If you pay with return yardage then he will have more value.
Team # 1:
QB: Romo
WR: Dez
WR: Jordy
WR: Floyd
RB: Murray
RB: Gerhart
FLX: B. Tate
TE: Kelce
K: Bryant
DEF: New England
BN: M. Wallace
BN: J. Hunter
BN: J. Gordon
BN: D. Williams
BN: C. Ivory
BN: D. Brown
BN: I. Crowell

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:28 AM

I can easily see him taking the #3 spot from Harry Douglas. He's looked good so far in the preseason.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 06:53 PM

As a Bears fan I can confidently tell you nothing to see here.  Unless you get points for return yardage. Then, yeah, something here.  But if you don't, look somewhere else.
10 Team Redraft 1 point PPR League 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE , 1 Flex, 1 DST, 1 K

QB - Cam Newton
RB - Monte Ball
RB - Andre Ellington
RB - Shane Vereen
RB - Reggie Bush
RB - Bernard Pierce
RB - Mark Ingam
RB - Khirby Robinson
RB - Terrance West
WR - AJ Green
WR - Dez Bryant
WR - Victor Cruz
WR - Kelvin Benjamin
TE - Jordan Cameron
TE - Zach Ertz
D/ST - Texans
K - Cody Parkey

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 06:49 PM

6 targets, 5 catches and 99 yards. Dare I say that Hester has value this year as a WR with surrounding offensive pieces and fast track? Or was it a function of playing the Saints?

12 Team, 6 PT Passing TD, PPR, 2-0

QB: Rivers
RB: Lacy, Ball, Spiller, J.Bell, Stacy, Asiata
WR: White, Wayne, Hawkins, Sanu
TE: Gates
K: Gostkowski
DST: Ravens


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Posted 07 September 2014 - 06:51 PM

 FML, on 07 September 2014 - 06:49 PM, said:

6 targets, 5 catches and 99 yards. Dare I say that Hester has value this year as a WR with surrounding offensive pieces and fast track? Or was it a function of playing the Saints?

Wouldn't expect production like this ever again this season. We've seen this song & dance in Chicago several times. If you've got an empty roster spot doesn't hurt to take a flier I guess but there is probably a handful of guys I'd look at first.
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Posted 07 September 2014 - 07:05 PM

 Ragnaroker, on 07 September 2014 - 06:51 PM, said:

 FML, on 07 September 2014 - 06:49 PM, said:

6 targets, 5 catches and 99 yards. Dare I say that Hester has value this year as a WR with surrounding offensive pieces and fast track? Or was it a function of playing the Saints?

Wouldn't expect production like this ever again this season. We've seen this song & dance in Chicago several times. If you've got an empty roster spot doesn't hurt to take a flier I guess but there is probably a handful of guys I'd look at first.

I agree.  It's not the first time he's had a nice game.  I would not expect this or anything near it.
10 Team Redraft 1 point PPR League 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE , 1 Flex, 1 DST, 1 K

QB - Cam Newton
RB - Monte Ball
RB - Andre Ellington
RB - Shane Vereen
RB - Reggie Bush
RB - Bernard Pierce
RB - Mark Ingam
RB - Khirby Robinson
RB - Terrance West
WR - AJ Green
WR - Dez Bryant
WR - Victor Cruz
WR - Kelvin Benjamin
TE - Jordan Cameron
TE - Zach Ertz
D/ST - Texans
K - Cody Parkey

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 07:41 PM

If any y'all watched their preseason games, they use him in the wr sets on occasion. He is going to be their short ydg slot guy. Since they don't have gonzo it seems they are trying to spread the d out in short distance passing situations.

He took a screen pass to the house in each of the last 2 preseason games and they were IMPRESSIVE. I told my buddies to watch out for me and they gave me the lulz.

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 09:58 AM

I think there is some value here:

(10:20 am ET) The Falcons are putting a new emphasis on a four-receiver set featuring Julio Jones, Roddy White, Harry Douglas and Devin Hester, reports ESPN.com. The lineup "worked wonders" against the Saints as Matt Ryan threw for 448 yards in a 37-34 overtime win, the report said.

Atlanta plays with one running back and no tight ends in that formation.

I'm picking him up in a league that has return yard points although they are minimal, not like the stuff I've seen others mention.
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.5 ppr, 12 Team, 1pt.=50 kreturn yards, 1pt=25 preturn yards
Starters: Cousins, Gio, Ellington, Marshall, Patterson, Wright, Graham, West, Bailey, Texans D/ST.
Bench: Hunter, Benjamin, Gerhart, D. Brown, Locker, Pierce, Kelce, and M. Jones(IR)

PPR, 12 Team
Starters: Romo, Morris, Rainey, D. Thomas, Cooks, Rudolph, J. Bell, Gostkowski, Arizona D/ST.
Bench: Bradshaw, T. Williams, AJ Green, Vereen, McKinnon, Kelce.

12 Team Standard
Starters: Rivers, Bradshaw, Gio, A. Brown, K. Allen, Ertz, Patterson, Hauschka, Vikings D/ST
Bench: A. Johnson, Gerhart, Charles, Cooks, J. Gordon(FO FREE).

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:30 PM

i rostered him in a deep roster league. if roddy or julio go down i think he will produce. i have never been a big fan of hester as a wr but i haev to admit that he looked good with atlanta

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 07:17 AM

In my league we get 1 pt/20 return yds...guys like this are often sneaky wr3's if they are getting any production as receivers to go along with consistent return yards...I have my eye on Hester, probably give it one more week to see what he does

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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Posted 11 September 2014 - 12:44 PM

Anyone starting him this week?

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 01:49 PM

 FantasyGuru24, on 11 September 2014 - 12:44 PM, said:

Anyone starting him this week?

No way.  Wait and see type guy.
.5 ppr, 12 Team, 1pt.=50 kreturn yards, 1pt=25 preturn yards
Starters: Cousins, Gio, Ellington, Marshall, Patterson, Wright, Graham, West, Bailey, Texans D/ST.
Bench: Hunter, Benjamin, Gerhart, D. Brown, Locker, Pierce, Kelce, and M. Jones(IR)

PPR, 12 Team
Starters: Romo, Morris, Rainey, D. Thomas, Cooks, Rudolph, J. Bell, Gostkowski, Arizona D/ST.
Bench: Bradshaw, T. Williams, AJ Green, Vereen, McKinnon, Kelce.

12 Team Standard
Starters: Rivers, Bradshaw, Gio, A. Brown, K. Allen, Ertz, Patterson, Hauschka, Vikings D/ST
Bench: A. Johnson, Gerhart, Charles, Cooks, J. Gordon(FO FREE).

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 01:52 PM

as a bears fan it will anger me immensely if Atlanta figures out how to consistently make use of hester in their offense...the bears brass had 8 years to figure that out and couldn't

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 01:54 PM

Don't think Hester will be that fantasy relevant in standard leagues this year as anything more than a WR4, but in leagues where all yardage is considered equal, he's actually a low-end WR1. Yes, he's not going to score more than 3-4 TD's (and that's his ceiling) but when you throw in 1,000+ return yards, you're talking about a guy who's going to have around 1,400 - 1,700 total yards, which makes up for the lack of TD production.

Edited by mverkruyse, 11 September 2014 - 01:55 PM.


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Posted 11 September 2014 - 02:02 PM

He will basically be a good punt play depending on matchup.  The reason i have been watching him so closely since preseason is because he is a threat to take it to the house every time he touches the ball. His 2 td's in the preseason were basically screen passes where he did all the work. I'd rather him than some schmo that got a lucky end zone target.


This may sound like blasphemy but i envision him being used as a poor man's percy harvin.

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 09:26 AM

I like that he had 5 catches and not just one huge catch for a bunch of yards. It shows that he may be more involved in the offense this year rather than used as a gadget type guy or someone who is only in on certain packages. In return yardage leagues, I think he is a valuable bench stash that may end up finding his way into your weekly lineup depending on the matchup. I'm hoping to get him in my hometown league that awards points for returns with the idea that when my stud WRs are on bye he will be a viable fill-in.

2014 Live Draft Hometown League • 12 teams • PPR • 4-point TD pass • Bonuses • Return Yards
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QB: M. Stafford (5.9)
RB: A. Ellington (via trade)
RB: R. Bush (via trade)
WR: D. Bryant (1.9)
WR: A. Brown (2.4)
TE: D. Walker (UDFA)
FLEX: A. Johnson (3.9)
FLEX: W. Welker (via trade) 
D/ST: Houston (UDFA)
K: G. Gano (UDFA)
Bench: B. Tate (6.4), K. Rudolph (9.9), J. Forsett (UDFA), M. Asiata (UDFA)


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Posted 18 September 2014 - 04:01 PM

In leagues that get a pt for every 10 yards, and leagues that get a pt for every 15 yards kick returning, is Devon Hester a better pickup than Harry Douglas?

Standard 14 Team League: 1pt for every 10 yards Kick/punt return

........Starting:....................... Bench:
QB: Mathew Stafford...........
Wr1: Cordarrelle Patterson....Justin Hunter, Reggie Wayne
Wr2: Devin Hester.............Josh Gordon
RB1: Eddy Lacy.....................Alfred Blue
RB2: Bernard Pierce..............Jerick McKinnon
TE: Niles Paul.......................Jordan Cameron
Flex: Brandon Cooks................Davante Adams
Kicker: Shayne graham
Defense: Denver


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Posted 18 September 2014 - 04:04 PM

In leagues that get a pt for every 10 yards, and leagues that get a pt for every 15 yards kick returning, is Devon Hester a better pickup than Harry Douglas?

 

678 posts here and you can't figure out the right forum for this?


10-team keeper PPR

QB Stafford
RB Lacy
RB Ridley
WR J.Jones
WR Cobb
WR A.Brown
TE J.Thomas
DEF Patriots
K Parkey

RB Pierce
RB Jones-Drew
RB K.Robinson

RB Ingram

WR S.Smith

WR D.Jackson





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