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THE 3 UP, 3 DOWN

NFL SLEEPER CELL FANTASY LEAGUE

PRE-WEEK 9 LEADERBOARD


10. Charlie Forray – 48.97

9. Joanna Krupnick – 103.96

8.  Andrew Wilhelm – 107.56

7. Kevin Morin – 124.03

6. Meg Schneider – 149.85

5. Andrew O’Neill – 195.47

4. Ryan Kelly  – 211.56

3. Ned Donovan – 246.96

2. Jake Bridges – 271.58

1. Justin Colombo  – 278.59


HOW IT WORKS


Each week our writers will make one sleeper pick each, in the hopes of that guy pulling through and exploding for a big week. We’ll note reasons why we like that player over another so on and what not. Each writer will accrue points every week from their pick, but there’s a catch.

Since it’s about sleepers, we’re going to take the DraftKings ownership percentage and subtract that amount of points. For example, if you select Drew Brees as your pick and he scored 50 points, but his ownership is at 50%, you’ll only score 25. If your Running Back, Wide Reciever, Tight End, or Defense’s ownership is under 5%, your points will multiply, 5% is multiplied by 1.5, 4% by 2, 3% by 3, 2% by 4, 1% by 5, and less than 1% by 6. For Quarterbacks, the multipliers are halved, 4% by 1.25, 3% by 1.5, 2% by 2, 1% by 2.5, and less than 1% by 3.

At the end of the season, the top 2 writers with the most points will split a $100 prize pool $75/$25.


LAST WEEK’S RESULTS


9. Ryan Kelly  – 211.56

Brandon Coleman – WR, New Orleans Saints

1.70 Points – 2.0% Ownership

6.8 POINTS

1 reception, 1 target, 7 yards.

Coleman was featured on a lot of Sleeper pieces this week but still managed to see a low ownership percentage. What he did not see was a lot of action his way. This is Coleman’s second week with only 1 target in a game. That’s a trend I don’t like. If Alvin Kamara continues to be a receiving threat, there’s no way Coleman produces. He’s a super sleeper at this point. Boom or bust.

8. Joanna Krupnick – 103.96

DeMarco Murray – RB, Tennessee Titans

6.1 Points – 4.8% Ownership

12.2 POINTS

9 carries for 19 yards, 2 receptions for 22 yards.

Remember DeMarco Murray? What happened to that guy?

7. Meg Schneider – 149.85

Deandre Washington – RB, Oakland Raiders

2.4 Points – 0.3% Ownership

14.4 POINTS

4 carries for 16 yards, 1 catch for -2 yards.

This was a bad week to not take Marshawn Lynch.

6. Justin Colombo  – 278.59

Curtis Samuel – WR, Carolina Panthers

6.7 Points – 2.8% Ownership

26.8 POINTS

3 catches on 5 targets for 32 yards. 1 carry for 14 yards.

The Carolina running game was on point. Which left little room for anyone not named Funchess downfield. Seriously. The Panthers used 6 different players for yards on the ground, while Cam Newton threw for 137 yards. The points were on the ground for Carolina, not through the air.

5. Charlie Forray – 48.97

Orleans Darkwa – RB, New York Giants

9.9 Points – 3.0% Ownership

29.7 POINTS

16 carries for 71 yards, 2 receptions on 2 targets for 2 yards.

Forray hits paydirt, but the Giants give up 51 points at home to the Rams, the most points ever surrendered at home in team history. WOOF. This Rams team is very reminiscent of the Greatest Show on Turf and they’re exciting to watch, unlike the Giants, who are garbage.

Darkwa is a solid play, but one who’ll probably get passed over for other better options at RB. However, he’s shown that he has the potential for big games against big teams. A solid choice.

4. Ned Donovan – 246.96

Josh Doctson – WR, Washington Redskins

8.9 Points – 1.3% Ownership

44.5 POINTS

3 receptions for 59 yards, ALMOST A TD.

This has to be the last week that Doctson is considered a sleeper. With Cousins’ arm and the lack of consistency in the Washington receiving corps, Doctson is the downfield option when Cousins needs to air it out. If he can start finding the end zone on a consistent basis, Doctson becomes a must-play.

3. Jake Bridges – 271.58

Drew Stanton – QB, Arizona Cardinals

15.24 Points – 0.7% Ownership

45.72 POINTS

15/30, 201 yards, 2 Passing TDs, 1 INT, 2 rushing yards. QB Rating: 80.0

Drew Stanton was a gamble this week, but you were better off taking a Cardinals receiver than their passer. With that low ownership percentage, it begins to feel like you might have missed the memo and were in for a terrible day, but this is encouraging for the future. Stanton threw to 8 different players on Sunday, and while Adrian Peterson ran the ball 37 times, Stanton was still able to throw 30 balls. They had the ball. They had the clock. There’s little reason they can’t figure out how to make this work down the line this season.

1.  Andrew Wilhelm – 107.56 & Andrew O’Neill – 195.47

Damien Williams – RB, Miami Dolphins

18.1 Points – 1.6% Ownership

90.5 POINTS

7 carries for 14 yards, 6 receptions on 6 targets for 47 yards and 1 Receiving TD.

Kenyan Drake was the headliner, but Damien Williams saw the end zone. This was a toss-up, but taking the gamble paid off. I mean, how often does a 3rd string guy outscore Zeke Elliot?


THE 3 UP, 3 DOWN

NFL SLEEPER CELL FANTASY LEAGUE

LEADERBOARD


10. Charlie Forray – 78.67

9. Joanna Krupnick – 116.16

8. Kevin Morin – 124.03

7. Meg Schneider – 161.85

6.  Andrew Wilhelm – 198.06

5. Ryan Kelly  – 218.36

4. Andrew O’Neill – 285.97

3. Ned Donovan – 291.46

2. Justin Colombo  – 305.39

1. Jake Bridges – 317.3


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