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Who should I drop in order to pick up RSJ?


#1

What’s up FootClan! 12 Team PPR redraft league. I drafted Trey Burton as my TE1, but want to pick up and stash Ricky-Seals Jones as a backup/trade bate for later in the year. Who should I drop from my bench in order to pick him up: 1. Sterling Shepard 2. Tyler Locket 3. Ryan Grant 4. None of the Above

Thanks for the help!


#2

Personally I wouldn’t even roster 2 TE so I would vote None of the above


#3

I think the value of all of the players you listed currently exceeds him (Grant being a fringe case) based on potential upside.
That said, any of those players breaking out would exceed what I think RSJ’s ceiling might be. You would likely never play RSJ over those guys if they pan out in a flex either. Theres such a big drop from the elite TE’s to the mid tiers to the fliers due to weekly variability that holding sleeper tight ends doesnt seem worth it to me.


#4

In my opinion, i would not drop anybody. for me, for most of the footclan, and our fearless leaders… rostering 2 tight ends is a no no. While i like Seals Jones (took him at the very end of my draft) even if he does break out, i dont think his value exceeds the rest of your bench. You already have Trey Boo Boo who is pretty much a weekly set and forget starter as of right now. i wouldnt think too much about RSJ right now… and if he does start trending towards a breakout or explodes week one. then deal with this issue then.


#5

FootClan coming in clutch. Thank you to the three that responded to my question. Defintely, helped answer my question, and I am going to rock with what I got for now, and leave ASJ to the wolves.


#6

None of the above. You don’t roster 2 TEs. Especially a deep sleeper like RSJ, even as trade bait. Shepard is going to be good this year. People are sleeping on him just because of Engram and OBJ. But Shepard is a field stretcher from the slot. Shurmur loves using slot receivers. See Thielen. Shepard > Thielen talent wise if he can stay healthy.

Locket is the #2 with Baldiwn injurred in front on a team that is going to be awful and has no run game. They also just signed him to 3 year extension.

Ryan Grant is the #2 on a Luck led offense. They may start slow, but I expect him to be productive as a WR3/flex play. Grant was excellent in the redzone last year and the colts have no red zone weapons. Grant putting up 8-9 TDs is a very realistic outcome.

Rostering 2 TEs or 2QBs in single TE/QB leagues is just wasted roster space. Don’t be the sucker that does it.