Good morning and HAPPY SUNDAY. Part of me can’t wait for the games, while the other half is worried about a mental breakdown from starting Derrick Henry in one league while playing against him in another. Classic win-lose.
Quick - Go Grab DeAndre Washington
With Myles Gaskin joining Matt Breida on the COVID-19 list while Salvon Amhed nurses a shoulder injury, Washington is the last man standing in the Dolphins backfield.
He is in the low-end RB2/FLEX mix as Patrick Laird may take some passing work, but expect Washington to see around 18 touches against a pass-stuffing Chiefs D who forces teams to run.
Speaking of Myles Gaskin, if you need a W this week and have no one else to drop, drop Gaskin. Here’s why: COVID positive players must miss at least 10 days, meaning Gaskin is expected to miss Week 15 as well. Worse, his volume in Week 16 could be limited by the return of Breida and Ahmed.
Derrick Henry’s historical dominance against JAX
If you’ve watched football the last few years, you’d know Derrick Henry owns the Jacksonville Franchise.
In the 6 games Henry started against Jacksonville, Henry has rushed for 45,428 yards, averaging 23 yards per carry, with 169 touchdowns. Safe to say, he’s a no brainer.
Thank you to Dmitry for the support and awesome suggestion to embed YouTube clips. I read that and said bet.
Here it goes:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Some of <a href="https://twitter.com/KingHenry_2?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@KingHenry_2</a>'s BEST runs against Jacksonville! 🏃💨 <br><br>📺: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TENvsJAX?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TENvsJAX</a> — Sunday 1pm ET on CBS<br>📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app <a href="https://t.co/M8PERMvA7I">pic.twitter.com/M8PERMvA7I</a></p>— NFL (@NFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1337917652262535170?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 13, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Very nice (borat voice). Let’s try again:
Game = changed
The only negative is the NFL doesn’t allow me to embed their YouTube videos. F*** you Goodell!!
Who needs schools with these tools
My fifth-grade English teacher would be proud of that poem ^
There is so much to gain from this DFS tool - I wouldn’t set a lineup without first consulting it
Bold takes on who to start this week - including Kirk Cousins as a top 3 QB
Incredible role-model for women (and kickers)
7 players fined after Bengals Dolphins scrum
You’ll notice the name Brian Flores is absent. The guy wanted to fight everyone and anyone he could - but no one wanted that smoke.
The fine amounts are all set by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. (Some are set at odd amounts because they rose a specific % from the previous years.) And yes, there are limits based on how much the player's game check would be.
Some respect on Nick Chubb’s name
The no-gloved wonder is leaps and bounds above the RB competition in terms of yards created per touch and juke rate. And he plays bare-handed. With no gloves.
Cleveland’s Batman also leads the league in runs of 15+ yards (12). Tied with this guy:
Is it me or is Zeke the JuJu of RBs? Big name, we can’t decide how good he is, he’s TD dependent, there are better options on his own team, etc.
THANK YOU to everyone for reading this edition - special shoutout to Matt, Miguel, Matthew, Elijah, Dmitry, Johnathan, and Jesse - your support made my day!
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