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Author:  Footsoldier32 [ September 22nd, 2011, 12:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Ochocinco

I drafted him this year (a later round btw) because I thought that with Brady, maybe he'd be a sleeper pick. Can anyone explain why he'sn't been getting that much attention? I'm actually kinda baffled.

Author:  steensn [ September 22nd, 2011, 12:49 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

He's a whiner.

Author:  njroar [ September 22nd, 2011, 12:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

NE's system is a timing system. Ocho is an excellent route runner, but if you don't make your cuts a few steps early or a few steps late, the ball is going to be in a different place then you're expecting it to be. Ocho just hasn't had enough time to get it down yet. I think he'll get a bulk of his stats later in the season.

Author:  Pablo [ September 22nd, 2011, 12:55 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

First, Brady is going to spread it around. Second, they really seemed to have targeted the TEs thus far. Third, 85 has been slow to grasp the playbook.

Author:  slybri19 [ September 22nd, 2011, 12:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

Njroar is right. Ocho and Brady aren't in sync yet, so he's gonna throw it to the guys he's more comfortable with. Ocho may eventually "get" it, but I still think Welker and Branch will have more catches and yards than he will.

Author:  Footsoldier32 [ September 29th, 2011, 12:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

Then to add another question. I'd like to take Ocho out of my lineup for this weekend but I'mn't sure who to put in his place. . .

My options
Jordy Nelson - GB
Torrey Smith - BAL
Titus Young - DET

They all have their own respective upsides but they're also all risks because of various reasons.

Author:  steensn [ September 29th, 2011, 12:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

T Smith is a boom or bust guy. Baltimore will use him as a deep threat. Young is a solid pick for consistency IMO as I see him being used more for for several catches with not a lot of yards per catch at the moment. Is this a PPR league? If so I'd go Young and see if Smith get's a few games in a row with good numbers.

Author:  Footsoldier32 [ September 29th, 2011, 1:01 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

It is definitely PPR. I also have Calvin Johnson and Roddy White on my roster but as you can imagine, you'd be hard pressed to ever take them outta your lineup.

I was leaning towards Young or Nelson. The thing about Nelson though is that he is part of a WR corps that has a lot of talent and Rodgers is no slouch at spreading the ball around.

Author:  LionsFan4Life [ September 30th, 2011, 9:22 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Ochocinco

I don't think you could go wrong with Nelson or Young.

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