Rather than post random thoughts today, I’m working on a comprehensive NFL Stock Watch report that will cover every single player I feel has seen his stock rise or fall based on the events of this weekend. I’ll complete and post that tomorrow.
In the meantime, I encourage you to check out Floyd’s keeper rants from this weekend in the new Keeper & Dynasty League Blog.
* The NFL Network and ESPN are reporting the New England Patriots have acquired WR Randy Moss from the Raiders for a 4th rounder. Wow! And you can bet your sweet bippy the Pats will protect themselves with multiple “outs” in the restructuring of Moss’ contract.
OK, here are my knee jerk FF reactions to the fallout from this news:
QB Tom Brady – Small spike. How can he significantly improve on his numbers with their defense?
RB Laurence Maroney – Substantial spike. Larry could positively run wild with Moss clearing out all of the underneath coverage trash over the middle. His long-term value is enormous right now.
TE Ben Watson & WR Wes Welker – Could also benefit for the same reasons as Maroney.
WR Donte Stallworth – Downtick, at least until Moss wears out his welcome and departs.
Oh yeah, Moss himself. Maybe in the 10-20 range among wideouts? The Pats spread the ball around too much for him to return to his glory days, but it would be a GREAT time to sell in dynasty if you can get Top 5-10 value in return. His perceived value may never be [...]