Apr 27, 2007 0
The weeks leading up to the NFL Draft can be a time of great angst in keeper league play. Will the quarterback or running back on your fantasy team draft the next great, savior man-child in cleats? I speak from experience as a skittish Chester Taylor keeper league owner.
I’ve been toying with the idea of unloading Chet for weeks. Not because I don’t believe in Taylor’s ability, but due to the fact that an 800 pound gorillia named Adrian Peterson has been bandied about as the 1.07 pick of the Minnesota Vikings in multiple mock drafts.
Fantasy does strange things to people. I’m a life-long Vikings fan, yet hope with all my being that Peterson goes somewhere -anywhere- but to my hometown team because it will destroy the fantasy value of one of my guys. It’s insanity, encapsulated.
Thus far, I’ve stayed the course, but the flip side to the rampant fear and loathing among Chet owners and the like, is that it’s a great time for some bottom [...]