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I believe Edelman is a strong WR1 in PPR leagues already an

PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:02 am
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Stuart Broad wants to use his 100th Test appearance to put England back on track at the start of their series with India, live on Sky Sports. Pat Neshek Jersey . Broad will join fellow seamer James Anderson and skipper Alastair Cook in Englands current 100 club - and become just the 14th Englishman in history to reach the milestone - when the tourists begin the five-match at Rajkot on Wednesday.But the Nottinghamshire paceman, who made his Test debut in 2007, insists he is focused on righting the wrongs of the Test defeat to Bangladesh in Dhaka eight days ago. Obviously Im aware how special an achievement it is because of the players that have come before me - the amount theyve given to English cricket, said the 30-year-old. Broads pace partner James Anderson (left) is already a member of the 100 club So it will be a special cap to receive. But actually, I think what excites me more is we hope this game will be the start of a huge series for us as well.Theres no bigger occasion than the start of a series in India against the world No 1 team.I try not to think about end of careers, because I think that makes you slow down as a player. I think as soon as you set those targets, you stop chasing to improve, you stop training very hard.I certainly want to play in big series, and that counts at least two more Ashes series in my view. England captain Alastair Cook hopes Anderson will be fit for the Second Test in India after joining the tour Of Broads 99 Test appearances to date, only three have come in India and he has had precious little success in the country, taking just two wickets at the cost of 290 runs.He was a frustrated and peripheral figure on his last trip when injury curtailed his involvement in Englands memorable 2-1 series triumph.It is very much a chance to show what I can do [in India], he said. I probably shouldnt have played that series - I wasnt fit. I think I only bowled 25 overs in the series.I lacerated the fat pad in my left heel before the first Test match in the warm-up game, and the scans just didnt show it.It was a frustrating period for me, but I feel in a pretty good place at the moment... and Im excited to get going. Get Sky Sports Alerts Breaking news from the England Cricket team, direct to your mobile Also See: India v England: Key battles Bairstows 2016 run blitz Anderson to join England tour Indias one to watch Aaron Altherr Jersey . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. Clay Buchholz Jersey . Maximilian Arnold put Wolfsburg ahead in the eighth minute, when the stationary Fallou Diagne allowed him to guide Patrick Ochs cross beyond the helpless Freiburg goalkeeper, and Ivica Olic doubled the lead three minutes later after Luiz Gustavo did well to set him up. .com) - Fair Grounds commences its road to the Kentucky Derby Saturday with the 71st running of the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes.Each week, Fantasy Editor Scott Cullen and NFL Editors Ben Fisher and Mike Hetherington discuss three hot fantasy football topics. Is Devin Hesters special teams prowess and play-making ability enough to consider him a starting WR in fantasy moving forward? Cullen: I couldnt possibly be convinced to start a wide receiver whose primary value is from punt returns and running plays. The appeal of the Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson is limited, to some degree, because he doesnt have a huge track record as a receiver, but at least theres something from that aspect of the game. With Hester, he really has to have more games in which hes actively involved in the passing game, like he was Week One against New Orleans, before Id even be tempted. Fisher: The reservations are obvious. His 20 career return touchdowns have come in 124 career games. That averages out to one return TD per six games, or slightly less than a point per game off returns in fantasy. His special teams prowess doesnt come close to making him a viable fantasy starter and while the Falcons have said they plan on using the playmaker more in their offence a€“ and I do love playmakers on offence a€“ hes had the chance before with the Bears and blew it, so I cant endorse him this time around. Hetherington: Devin Hester looks better in the Falcons offence this year than he ever did playing wide receiver with the Bears. However, Hester is an unreliable pass catcher - as he proved with the Bears - and the fourth option in the Falcons offence at wide receiver (behind Julio Jones, Roddy White and Harry Douglas). Hester will continue to make plays sporadically for the Falcons on both special teams and offence, but he remains far from a safe fantasy play. Hester is likely best left on the waiver wire or on your bench as an injury replacement. Should Julian Edelman be taken more seriously as a WR1? Cullen: Edelman could be a WR1 in PPR leagues, because hes the one Patriots wideout that Tom Brady seems to trust, but its hard to be a standard WR1 and not produce touchdowns. For that reason, Id feel much more comfortable with Edelman -- who has a good chance to have his second straight 1,000-yard receiving season -- in the WR2 slot on my roster. Fisher: After finishing last year as a WR2, Edelman is ranked in the Top 10 through three weeks this year. Even if he is just a borderline WR1, Im definitely taking him seriously. Helll never produce like a Calvin Johnson or Julio Jones a€“ guys who score TDs on a consistent basis a€“ but he should be good for around 80 receiving yards per game. Jeremy Hellickson Jersey. If thats his floor, he should be in the WR1 conversation. Hetherington: Edelman sits fifth in the league in receptions this season and eighth in yards, those numbers alone put him in the WR1 conversation. Yet unlike most WR1s, Edelman is not a red-zone threat and finished with just six touchdowns last year. I believe Edelman is a strong WR1 in PPR leagues already and could move to that level in basic leagues formats at some point this season, but for now he remains a top-end WR2. Rob Gronkowski remains Tom Bradys go-to red-zone target. Who is more likely to break out of their early season slump in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers or Eddie Lacy? Cullen: I have to go with Rodgers because hes been one of the leagues best for the past five seasons and its not as though the talent around him is suddenly gone. With Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and second-round pick Davante Adams, Rodgers has the weapons to get the ball downfield. It didnt work out in Week One against Seattle, but that wont be the only time this year that the Seahawks shut down a premier quarterback, so have faith that Rodgers can get it together. In Lacys case, he should get better too. He was productive after a slow start last year, so Id give him a little bit of leeway, especially considering he suffered a concussion in Week One. Fisher: It has to be Rodgers. I really like Lacy but Rodgers has the better track record. As unlikely as it seems, Lacy could conceivably be a one-year wonder while with Rodgers you know hell eventually start putting up numbers much closer to his career norms. While I believe both will bounce back, Im not sure how much when you consider how pedestrian the Packers have looked early in the season. Hetherington: This question is difficult because once one of them breaks out, the other shouldnt be far behind. If Lacy finds his stride, Rodgers will see more eight-man boxes and more deep ball openings. If Rodgers regains his usual form, Lacy will benefit from running against more nickel and dime looks with deep safeties. I believe Rodgers will break out first, starting this week against the banged-up defence of the Chicago Bears. Im also betting Lacy wont be far behind. Fantasy Football Report powered by Coors Light Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '