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    Manning, Peyton IND QB Active @NYJ Week 5
    Barber, Tiki NYG RB Active @DEN Week 13
    Anderson, Mike DEN RB Active NYG Week 16
    McCaffrey, Ed DEN WR Active NYG Week 16
    Westbrook, Michael WAS WR Active @SD Week 10
    Pollard, Marcus IND TE Active @NYJ Week 5
    Vinatieri, Adam NE K Active @CIN Week 17
    Titans TEN DT Active MIA Week 4
    Batch, Charlie DET QB Reserve @GB Week 4
    Gary, Olandis DEN RB Reserve NYG Week 16
    Graham, Jeff SD WR Reserve WAS Week 2
    Harris, Jackie DAL TE Reserve TB Week 5
    Hanson, Jason DET K Reserve @GB Week 4
    Redskins WAS DT Reserve @SD Week 10


    I don't know. I think I did pretty good. I got Peyton as my starter and if I'm reading this chart right, it's copied exactly like it is on the website, I think I got the Titans defense. It's says DT, but I think it's my defense.

    I got Mike Anderson, one of my top three choices, behind Eddie and Faulk. Ed McCaffrey was another of my top choices. Not sure if Michael Westbrook, Marcus Pollard, and Adam Vinatieri are good picks or not. What do you think?

    I have both J.J. Stokes to replace Michael Westbrook and Jay Fiedler to replace Charlie Batch as my backup on my waiver list. I get the feeling the pecking order will change, so hopefully, I'll get them both. If I do, I think I'll have a pretty good team. Also Ike Hillard to replace Jeff Graham.

  • #2
    Atlas,

    There's a few ways to go about FF, personally I like the Double RB road. Take a deuce of solid RBs for the first two picks then a sensible QB. For example, in one of my drafts I picked up Edgerrin James and Stephen Davis of Washington, then got Brett Favre and Aaron Brooks as my QBs. Depends on your type of league though. Overall, I thought you had a good draft though, nice D choice ;)

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    • #3
      I got REAL lucky and got first draft choice so was able to aquire a good quarterback. I did something I think no one eslse did ion my league and choose a defense on my second pick. i figured with a great quarterback and a great defense, everything else could be only slightly above average and I'd still do well. I didn't think i'd get the EXACT top picks I wanted out ot the Titans and Peyton Manning though. And yes...Kurt Warner and Peyton manning was a hard choice for me, since they are both so close in skill. Both are great and will most likely be the two greatest of our time. So i just went with blood. He's from Tennessee.

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      • #4
        Yeah, but Warner didn't get punked by Nebraska ;)

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          Manning, Peyton IND QB Active ATL Week 4
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          Owens, Terrell SF WR Active MIA Week 6
          Moss, Randy MIN WR Active @DET Week 8
          Chamberlain, Byron MIN TE Active @DET Week 8
          Carney, John NO K Active STL Week 2
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          George, Eddie TEN RB Reserve GB Week 3
          Hilliard, Ike NYG WR Reserve ARI Week 12
          Chambers, Chris MIA WR Reserve @SF Week 6
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          Opposing team-

          HoustonStallions2002 NFL-
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          Favre, Brett GB QB Active CLE Week 7
          Alexander, Shaun SEA RB Active @NYG Week 6
          Faulk, Marshall STL RB Active @CAR Week 8
          Rice, Jerry OAK WR Active TEN Week 6
          Bruce, Isaac STL WR Active @CAR Week 8
          Wycheck, Frank TEN TE Active @OAK Week 3
          Richey, Wade SD K Active @KC Week 17
          Buccaneers TB DT Active NO Week 2
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          Flutie, Doug SD QB Reserve @KC Week 17
          Brookins, Jason BAL RB Reserve CIN Week 13
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          Muhammad, Muhsin CAR WR Reserve STL Week 14
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