I’m going back out on that fantasy football limb. I will pick five players I believe will score more points this week than a higher profile player. The scoring will be 6 points for rushing or receiving TD, 4 points for a passing TD, .1 points per yard for rushing or receiving and .05 points per passing yard. I will also do a Super Stretch Pick where I take a real longshot. First, I’ll recap last week.
Brett Favre 30.95 beat Jon Kitna 20.1 (16.1 plus 4 spotted points) as I predicted.
LaDainian Tomlinson 12.2 beat Joseph Addai 11.8 WHICH I GOT WRONG.
Thomas Jones 5.7 beat Cedric Benson 4.7 WHICH I GOT WRONG.
Terrell Owens 12.5 beat Randy Moss 4.3 as I predicted.
D.J. Hackett 4.1 beat Roy Williams 3.2 as I predicted.
Kolby Smith 27.2 destroyed Warrick Dunn 8.0 as I predicted.
If Benson and Addai didn’t get hurt, I would have been 6-0 this week.
Regular Picks: 3-2
Super Stretch Picks: 1-0
Breakdown: QB: 1-0 RB: 1-2, WR: 2-0
Regular Picks: 28-31-1
Super Stretch Picks: 10-2
Breakdown: QB: 7-7, RB: 19-10-1, WR: 12-16
This Week’s Picks
Brett Favre over Tony Romo
Green Bay has a better pass defense than Dallas. Plus, Dallas has a better rushing attack. I think Favre wins the battle of the gunslingers.
Clinton Portis over Brian Westbrook
CP is hurting following Sean Taylor’s death. I think he has a monster game to honor his fallen friend. Seattle has a pretty solid defense so they should keep Westbrook somewhat in check.
Edgerrin James over Joseph Addai
Here’s another former Hurricane RB that should fair well against Cleveland. Addai will have his hands full against Jacksonville.
Greg Jennings over Terrell Owens
Like I said, Green Bay has the better secondary. Favre to Jennings will outscore Romo to MeO. At least that’s what my warped mind thinks. I do think Dallas gets the W though.
Larry Fitzgerald over Braylon Edwards
I’ll take another head-to-head matchup. I think Arizona has a better secondary than Cleveland so I like Fitz here.
Travis Henry over Rudi Johnson
He’s done nothing since his failed test has been reported. More injuries than anything else. Well, I think he’s healthy and gets to face the soft Oakland defense. That ought to put a spring in his step. Rudi looked good last week, but Pittsburgh is going to make him look bad again.
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