From the FanPosts. -Chris
Predictions from Week Seven can be found here. The predicted numbers and the actual numbers for last week can be found at the end of this article.
Week seven? What happened in week seven? I remember sitting down to watch the game next thing I know it's Monday morning. I seem to remember something about tequila and a Kansas City Chiefs' induced heartbreak. I'll just leave it at that.
The last two weeks have seen a complete shake up of Chief fantasy player values. Johnson twittered his way out of at least one start. This may turn out being a blessing in disguise for LJ owners. Just do what I did. Drop him and feel better about your day.
Charles, Savage and Smith create a RB quandary that has me itching to jump, but unsure which way to go. (Thought I'm pretty sure Savage is a non-fantasy factor...pretty sure....)
And yet another veteran WR shows up in town with the potential to steal some of the few receptions going around. Or just warm a bench.
Starting KC players not named Succop is looking more and more like playing Russian Roulette with 5 bullets loaded. And even Succop is boom or bust. Consistency does not seem to be a KC virtue right now.
So here we go into week 9. A struggling KC offense against a Jacksonville team that just got TORCHED by Chris Johnson for 228 yards and 2 TD's. Maybe with a bye week to prepare Jacksonville will be just what KC needs to get their offense on track. Don't bet the farm on it though.
Three Chiefs and a sleeper after the break...
Alright Chiefs fans. Here we go. Jamaal Charles gets his chance against a team that just gave up over 300 yards on the ground. But don't go dropping Adrian Peterson to pick up Charles just yet. Tennessee ran the ball 49 times in the game. The Titans wore the Jags down and Chris Johnson broke big runs. KC will have a difficult time replicating the feat. Charles will have his shot though. He has an opportunity to grab the job from the disgraced LJ and never look back. We can all hope.
Jamaal Charles Prediction: 89 yards rushing, 6 receptions 45 yards, 1 TD
Despite being tied for 2nd on the NFL Drops List with 6 dropped balls, Wade simply had to be included this week. I have to use him as a bye week replacement in my money league. I do have hope though. Every time I've watched the Jags play, I've seen second option WRs and check down receivers running wild against the Jacksonville defense. Here's your list of leading WRs from the opposing team in all games that Jax has played.
Wishful thinking is a dangerous trait to have when money is on the line. On the plus side, Wade still has a nose for the endzone and I'm never above a Hail Mary. Especially with my kid's college fund backing the bet.
Bobby Wade Prediction: 5 receptions, 64 yards, 1 TD
We all know that Ryan has the leg to get the job done. There is an encouraging stat to back a Succop play this week. Jacksonville has been giving up field goals in bunches. In the last four games the Jaguars have allowed a total of 9 field goals. The once vaunted Jacksonville defense is bending an awful lot when it's not breaking altogether. The lowest point total allowed by Jax was 14 points in week one against the Colts. Since then teams are averaging a shade over 27 points a game. Succop is a solid play this week.
Ryan Succop Prediction: 2 FG's, 2 EP's
KC Fantasy Sleeper
The logical voice inside my head calmly whispered "Don't forget Bobby Sippio" The starved Chiefs fan voice drowned out the other voice with "WES WELKER!!! WES WELKER!!!!". He made two great grabs in traffic before getting whacked. It was exciting. It was a big play waiting to happen. It was probably nothing. But if you want a sleeper and you're in a league that has 27 teams with 4 WR's on each team, make a run for this guy. Or better yet stick him on your scout team and hope he can stay healthy and is going to be activated over Chris Chambers.
Lance Long Prediction: Activated, 4 catches, 25 yards, 0 TD's
Mushin's Week 7 Predictions:
(Do you REALLY want to relive any of this? Okay, but I'm not responsible for uncontrollable sobbing)
Ryan Succop Prediction: 2 FG's, 2 EP's
actual numbers: 0 FG's, 1 EP
Matt Cassel prediction: 265 yards, 2 TD, 0 Int
actual numbers: 97 yards, 1 TD, 3 Int
Dwayne Bowe prediction: 7 catches, 110 yards, 1 TD
actual numbers: 2 catches, 11 yards, 1 TD
-Sean Ryan (Well at least he was consistent in all aspects of his game including blocking)
Sean Ryan prediction: 5 catches 62 yards, 1 TD
actual numbers: 0 catches 0 yards, 0 TD