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Want to talk about bad luck? In the SoB football league, I have the most point out of the 12 teams. Good news, right? Not in this case. Nope, thanks to several strings of unfortunate matchups, I am stuck in 10th place.
This really just drives the point home that this can be a game of pure luck and not necessarily skill. Ordinarily, this would drive me nuts, but it is cool because in my other league, I am also the leader in points, but am in 2nd place.
Wow, I am actually pretty awesome this season. Now I feel better.
If you’re like me, you decided to roll the dice on a Kansas City running back in your draft. After Jamaal Charles ended the ’09 season with 658 rush yds and 4 TD in his final four games, we knew we had an ace up our sleeves for 2010.
Veteran back Thomas Jones has thrown a monkey wrench into our plans. I saw him getting no more than 6-8 carries a game and letting the young stud Charles wreak havoc. Instead, Jones and Charles have split carries with Jones actually getting more (Jones with 99 and Charles with 81). Jones has racked up more yards and TD, but Charles maintains the better ypc and more receptions.
We can only hope Todd Haley one week decides to flip a switch and start leaning on his hot, young talent. Until then, us Charles’ owners will continue to curse the name of Thomas Jones.
Because he has been TARGETED so many times! Oh, what a knee slapper! Ok, let’s put on our serious faces for a moment and look at the numbers.
After T.J. Houshmandzadeh was traded prior to the start of the season, we all wondered who would emerge as the top receiver in Seattle. Over the past two weeks, Williams has been targeted an obscene 31 times, resulting in 21 catches for 210 yds and a TD.
No other receiver on Seattle is even close to Williams in terms of receptions and yards, so grab him if he is available because he is the only source of offense on that team.