My example of the worst-case scenario

by Jim Coventry       

When the Guru talks about preparing for the worst-case scenario, be sure to live by those words. Acquire all the quality depth that you can, because you may need it to win a championship or as trade bait to improve your team.

My favorite league is a dynasty with nine good friends. Many of the guys have made fun of me, because every year I seem to have some ‘nobody’ step in and win a big game for my team. I swear that one of the owners was scarred for life when my whole backfield went down and I started Mike Cloud, who promptly went off for 3 TDs and a healthy chunk of yardage, helping my team to a close win.

Well, it happened again last week. I usually start Javon Walker, (WR, Den) & Anquan Boldin (WR, Ari.) That would make for a bad week, but that’s nothing yet. My #1 RB is Brian Westbrook (RB, Phi,) & my #2 is Clinton Portis (RB, Was.) This set of events (the first three players deactivated and Portis on a bye) puts me down 4 stud starters. On top of that, my #3 RB ‘was’ Cadillac Williams (RB, TB,) who […]

About John Hansen

John Hansen

Specializing in football, Hansen is one of the most connected fantasy writers in the country.

About the author

RSS Staff Commentary

  • 2015 SiriusXM PPR Hosts’ League Draft Review, and a Thought on Zero RB August 27, 2015
    We recently received an email to the website asking us our personal feelings of the so-called “Zero RB” strategy that’s popped up in fantasy circles, but only seems to have exploded in recent years. As an avid fantasy player, I don’t subscribe to just one method of roster construction, but instead remain open to using […]
    Joe Dolan
  • Pre-season Podcast #4 (8/27) Summary and Quick-Notes August 27, 2015
    Not enough time to listen to the full podcast? Well I’ve listened, listened, and listened again, and broken it down to the key points, the relevant info, and the gist of each topic to save you some time while still giving you the full podcast experience from John Hansen and Greg Cosell. We do recommend […]
    Ben Kukainis
  • Pre-season Podcast #3 (8/21) Summary and Quick-Notes August 24, 2015
    Not enough time to listen to the full podcast? Well I’ve listened, listened, and listened again, and broken it down to the key points, the relevant info, and the gist of each topic to save you some time while still giving you the full podcast experience. Here’s Greg Cosell and John Hansen discussing the state […]
    Ben Kukainis