Another Friday, another decision. For the most part my lineup is set. Daring Drew Brees will command the air attack and hopefully dissect a struggling Redskins defense. Also returning is Michael ‘the Burner’ Turner who lit up the dreadful Detroit D for 220 and two TD’s. He may not post that against a good TB squad, but I’d settle for a good day’s work of 100 yards and a TD. I need Santonio Holmes to bounce back from a poor effort in week 1 and rip through a Brown defense that looked like confused children against Big D. I’m also counting on the Lions to continue playing from behind thus giving Calvin Johnson plenty of oppts to just go off. For some reason Jericho Cotchery played pretty well against the Pats last year and now there’s a new sheriff in town so he should do okay.
I picked up Anthony Fasano from waivers since it looks like he’ll get more targets with the Fish than Greg Olsen gets with da Bears. Robbie ‘nothing but the bottom of the crossbar’ Gould will handle the kicking duties and TB will bring the dreaded cover 2 against rookie QB Matt Ryan.
And now for the ‘out on a limb’ start of the week. I’m going to sit Marshawn ‘lance you’ve got to be crazy to bench me’ Lynch. He’s got a tough match up against a good Jags D that usually plays well at home. In his place I’ve put rookie RB Chris Johnson. Johnson did some damage against the Jags and now for dessert gets the dysfunctional Bengals and their paper tiger D. Why take the chance? CJ is an explosive player who can both run and catch. Last week Joe Flacco the Raven QB scrambled 42 yards to the house against the kittens. I see CJ breaking a few big ones on the way to a 150 total yards and two scores.