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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Football Post!!!!!!!

posted by on August 14 at 15:48 PM

Bellevue Ave has demanded that I do a football post, although I’m not really sure why.

It’s still the snoozeriffic preseason and the only update I’ve got on the All-Slog 2008 Fantasy Football Thunderdome League of Champions™ is that we’ve completed our draft. I’m not going to post a rundown of every damn team’s lineup because that would take too much time, but AS08FFTLC (!!!) members should feel free to list them in the comments.

I ended up with both Laveranues Coles and Jerricho Cotchery, who could end up doing amazing things this season, now that Brett Favre is with the Jets. Now, I’m a little worried about Old Man Favre. He’s 38, he’s been whining about his arm—although I think this is kinda being overblown—and he’s the Madden ‘09 cover boy, which can only mean bad things.

Still, Coles and Cotchery could end up being this year’s Moss and Welker, so I’m having a hard time trading either of them. That being said, if Favre get hurt, re-retires or just plain sucks this season, I’m fucked. I’ve got Santonio Holmes but my other backup receiver is, like, a third stringer for the Texans. Oh, and then there’s the whole bye week problem too.

I did get Adrian Peterson though, so if he can consistently score 14 or more touchdowns a game, I think I’ll be alright.


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I got Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne. Should be a good connect. The fucking fucker of seahawk fuck who fucking got fucking injured was on my team but i cut him.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | August 14, 2008 3:58 PM

Did that Saints player get his eyeballs rearranged from that hit??!?! YIKES!!!

Posted by coffeeboss | August 14, 2008 4:01 PM

I'm pretty happy with my team (I just hope the Seahawks defense is as good or better than predicted). I also Tony Romo doesn't get distracted by off field problems.

My one quandary is do I start a first round rookie (Matt Forte) as my #2 RB instead of Michael Turner. The Bears will probably run Forte a lot and he could give me a lot of yardage points.

Posted by elswinger | August 14, 2008 4:22 PM

LT and D Andersen? Mr. 6 touchdowns in one game last season? you guys are sooooooo fucked.

I also took a gamble on adding Ricki williams to my bench. You never know....

And I need no injuries, just like every other team.

Posted by wisepunk | August 14, 2008 4:32 PM

Wisepunk, unfortunately you could wind up in the unfortunate situation of them scoring huge in one game instead of spreading the cheese throughout the season.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | August 14, 2008 4:35 PM

Awww- is it your birthday, Bellevue Ave? or did Jonah just make you feel like it was? Happy Footballing, Sloggers: see you at the Qwest Nest!

Posted by Cattymaran | August 14, 2008 4:39 PM

Jonah, really? Why did BA ask for football?

Survey says...

Watching all those guys swarm on one another gets his mind off kesh.

Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball | August 14, 2008 4:43 PM

its my gf's birthday and we co manage the team. shes been wanting a football post for days now. shes a football fanatic now.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | August 14, 2008 5:13 PM

its my gf's birthday and we co manage the team. shes been wanting a football post for days now. shes a football fanatic now.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | August 14, 2008 5:19 PM

You scored Purple Jesus? He does his best work on Sundays.

Posted by Jason Josephes | August 14, 2008 5:25 PM

What's the deal with Shaun Alexander? Is he still playing this year?

Posted by elswinger | August 14, 2008 5:29 PM

Shaun is still a free agent, at least that's what his wikipedia page says.

Posted by BTB | August 14, 2008 6:55 PM

"Broadway Brett" Favre could lead the Jets to a Superbowl. I think his whole problem may have been the "Doc Hollywood" way cheeseheads just wouldn't let go of him.

Not so sanguine about my beloved Hawks...I'm just not feelin' it this year...

Posted by John Bailo | August 14, 2008 7:38 PM


Posted by Can't | August 14, 2008 10:04 PM

Ayy Payy!

Posted by delightful footnote | August 14, 2008 11:01 PM

Ayy Payy!

Posted by delightful footnote | August 14, 2008 11:01 PM

I absolutely love the Saints' uniforms. Gold, black, white and fleur de lys. Brilliant.

Posted by Miss Poppy Hussein Dixon | August 15, 2008 5:09 AM

Not a football fan, but that's a great photo. I like how you can actually see that one player's retinas becoming detached.

Posted by dr_awesome | August 15, 2008 8:38 AM

@7: Drop it.

Jonah, thank you for indulging BA and putting up a football post. It is true, I'd been wanting one for days! FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!

Posted by Mikki | August 15, 2008 8:45 AM

Cheerio, chaps. What do you lot think of my selection of Darren Bent and Adebayor up top, with David Bentley and Essien in midfield?

Oh, this is that abomination you Americans call "foot"ball. I'm off for afternoon tea and scones, then. Ta!

Posted by kebabs | August 15, 2008 10:14 AM

@20 -- I think that Bent hasn't proven himself yet, and replacing Keane and Berbatov will be far too much to ask of him, frankly. Adding Bentley to your team is great, as he'll try to pick up some of the slack for those missing forwards that have left the Spurs. You are foolish if you expect Adebayor to duplicate his amazing season for the Gunners, and I think the Blues may have peaked and Essien's stats will reflect that decline.

With that out of the way, the Slogaholics are looking forward to eating everyone's lunch this year! Hey Jonah, how come you pick on my guy -- showing him getting his chiropractic adjustment thanks to the Hawks secondary? At some point, can we all get together on a non-Seahawk-homegame Sunday to watch the games together? In-person smack talk and gloating over 90-yard TD passes is far superior to doing it online!

Posted by Murgen | August 15, 2008 11:07 AM

Funny! Well...happy birthday BA's girlfriend!

Posted by Cattymaran | August 15, 2008 12:28 PM

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