May 2, 2007 13
The fantasy season is officially underway because I’m drafting in my first expert league today, in about 20 minutes exactly (I’m writing this at 12:42 pm ET).
I have the 3rd pick, and I’m actually hoping I do NOT have to take RB Larry Johnson. I’d rather have Steven Jackson at this point, but I have decided to take LJ if the draft starts off with LT and SJ. We’ll see what happens. I will be logging my picks with some analysis as the draft progresses.
1:07: As I expected, it went LT and SJ, so I took Johnson. Had to do it, this is only 1/2 pt per catch. First draft of the season, first pick, first tough call. It’s shaping up to be an annoying season already!
1:12: Here’s the first round:
12 Matt Pitzer Brian Westbrook (RB PHI)
11 Peter Schoenke Laurence Maroney (RB NE)
10 Adam Caplan Ronnie Brown (RB MIA)
9 Eric Karabell Peyton Manning (QB IND)
8 Andy Behrens Rudi Johnson (RB CIN)
7 Mike Fabiano Willie Parker (RB PIT)
6 William Del Pilar Frank Gore (RB SF)
5 Matt Berry Joseph Addai (RB IND)
4 Tom Kessenich Shaun Alexander (RB SEA)
3 John Hansen Larry Johnson (RB KC)
2 Dave Richard Steven Jackson (RB STL)
1 Greg Ambrosius [...]