Mathew Berry

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  1. Eric Ebron 2018 Outlook

    Give credit where credit is due. Any fantasy manager that dropped Ebron once doyle came back is just . I'm very happy for ebron for what he has accomplished.
  2. Chris Godwin 2018 Outlook

    I recall the preseason rumblings was that TBAY considered Evans and Godwin as 1A and 1B
  3. Deshaun Watson 2018 Outlook

    Putrid Dallas offense exploited some weaknesses in that JAX defense that hopefully Texans can copy. DAK ran all over JAX and watson could do the same if they scheme it right.
  4. Carlos Hyde 2018 Outlook

    In response to the FantasySmos Primer: However the browns have been playing have also lead them to 2 wins and 3 very close games after 2 YEARS of hot garbage. I don't see them going away from their new formula.
  5. John Brown 2018 Outlook

    Mannnnn this is awesome. But why you gotta post something like this. I really want to start Chris Godwin vs. the lowly falcons... Now i gotta pick between the two -____-. I hate picking between two strong starts...
  6. LeSean McCoy 2018 Outlook

    Yahoo piece: It's almost unimaginable to think the Eagles would trade for McCoy. I know there was a report out of Buffalo that said they were interested, but it makes no sense and honestly I'd be absolutely stunned if it happens. Here's why. You have to start with Howie Roseman, who was the Eagles' general manager from 2010 through 2014 and again since 2016. What have we learned from watching Howie over the last decade? He never allocates significant resources for running backs. Howie comes from the school that says you spend money on offensive line, defensive line and quarterback and fill in the pieces at other positions with capable pros, often late-round picks or undrafted guys. Think about it. In Roseman's eight years as general manager, the Eagles haven't drafted a running back in the first three rounds, and they haven't signed a free agent running back to a big-money deal. Roseman likes fifth-round picks like Wendell Smallwood. Undrafted rookies like Corey Clement. Free agent bargains like LeGarrette Blount. Even Jay Ajayi was a bargain when the Eagles acquired him, still on his rookie fifth-round contract. What was one of the first moves Howie made when he replaced Chip Kelly? Trading high-priced, under-achieving DeMarco Murray. And it makes sense. Why invest a fortune on a position that has such a short shelf life? Where injuries claim so many careers prematurely? Which brings us to Shady. Incredible talent. But let's look at him through Howie's lens: • McCoy is 30 years old, and Roseman as a rule is going to stay away from older backs. The Eagles did sign LeGarrette Blount last year soon after his 30th birthday, but he had a $1.25 million cap number and just a one-year deal, and even so his production decreaed as the year went on. • McCoy has a $8.95 million cap figure this year that the Eagles would absorb a big chunk of if they acquired him, along with a $9.05 million figure next year that the Eagles would be responsible for if they acquired him. That's a significant amount of money for a team with major cap issues, especially one that as a rule does not pay running backs. • It's hard to imagine Roseman shipping anything but a very late-round pick or picks for any player in his 30s, especially a running back. If the published reports that the Bills are seeking a second- and third-round pick are accurate, it's unthinkable for Howie to make that deal. Draft picks are treasures for Howie. Especially premium ones. Those hopefully turn into starters you'll have for the next decade. Heck, McCoy only cost the Eagles a second-round pick in 2009. Are they going to spend more on him nine years later in the twilight of his career? • McCoy's production is down. He averaged a career-low 4.0 yards per carry last year and is down to 3.8 this year. The Bills don't have a high-powered passing game, so defenses can make it hard for him. But through 2016, McCoy had a 4.8 average. Since 2016 that figure is 3.9. • The Eagles really like Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement. Both are capable as runners and out of the backfield, and both have played at a high level. Smallwood has 246 yards from scrimmage on 35 touches this year (7.0 yards per touch), Clement has 186 yards on 35 touches (5.3 yards per touch) and McCoy has 234 yards on 55 touches (4.3 yards per touch). Smallwood and Clement are much younger, much cheaper and know the offense. • Then there's the intangibles. McCoy was never charged with a crime after allegations were made against him regarding an assault and robbery in suburban Atlanta involving his ex-girlfriend. But locker room fit and culture fit are very important to the Eagles, and they would certainly have to do their due diligence before even thinking about bringing him back into the fold. Add it all up, and it's doesn't add up. It's just not a Howie Roseman type of move.
  7. Samaje Perine 2018 Outlook

    He was also used on the goal line last week vs. saints.
  8. Corey Clement 2018 Outlook

    50/50 split between Smallwood and Clement makes them both usable in 12 team leagues. Especially if some teams have hoarded Running backs + bye weeks.
  9. Antonio Brown 2018 Outlook

    And if that were the case... we're all fine with that =D. Recognize the GOAT. But for the record he's in on a lot of the celebrations including that one.
  10. Deshaun Watson 2018 Outlook

    The selfish fantasy owner of Watson in me was VERY EXCITED to see him go for the rushing TDs... But seeing the hits made me reconsider. I'd rather have him all season
  11. What do you need for SNF/MNF?

    In the same boat kinda... Need 35 from Kamara + Peterson =) . GOod luck to us!
  12. David Njoku 2018 Outlook

    Connor WAS drafted be me. He was drafted by me, and stored in my bench slot. The same bench spot you're arguing should have been kept for the likes of Njoku. I don't know how Jesse James is doing because I've been riding Ebron for the past 2 weeks... read much? There might be a spot next season but unfortunately you don't meet the minimum qualifications. However, you are encourage to apply again in the future.
  13. David Njoku 2018 Outlook

    Hello, I dropped him in a 12 team league, standard + superflex slot with 5 man bench. Bench slots are WAY too valuable to waste on tight ends. Bench slots this year have yielded me James Connor, John Brown, Giovani Bernard, and allowed me to store Mark Ingram. Streaming tight ends since dropping Burton, then dropping Njoku, Jared cook, Jesse James has landed me Ebron which I'll be riding moving forward for the time being. Missing out on a player with even MORE upside in order to stash a second maybe tight end? That's just poor team management. Sign me up for your league.
  14. Game Day Weather 2018

    Just saw a video of kareem hunt driving to the stadium this morning... He had his wipers on max and it was pouring...
  15. Tyreek Hill 2018 Outlook

    Tyreke doesn't really get "high volume of touches". To ME.... "High volume" means Mcaffrey or Kamara or Melvin Gordon workload.. Tyreke gets around 10 a game.